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News on Monday: Know what the Newspapers are Saying today in Nigeria

The Joint Admissions Matriculation Board has directed all institutions to begin the conduct of the first and second choice admission exercise with effect from August 21, 2020. (The Punch)

Oshiomhole apologizes to Edo people for bringing governor Obaseki, says the bad heads in Edo APC party are gone. (The Sun)

The Nigerian Air Force has ruled out insinuations of possible conspiracy in the death of first female combat helicopter pilot, Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, who was knocked down by an old schoolmate at the NAF Base in Kaduna. (The Nation) 

Innoson: Senetors feud worsen as Ubah reject utazi's apology.“Chief Innocent Chukwuma had done more than enough in getting the country industrialised as far as automobile sector is concerned than for some people to be ganging up against him and which must be condemned by the Senate.”(The Punch)

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Sunday says a total of 54, 570 samples has been tested for COVID-19 pandemic in the state. (The Guardian) 

The Federal Government has extended the tenure of Comptroller General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu. (The Nation) 

Farmers Applaud CBN Over Ban On Maize Importation. (Independent)

An erudite lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Femi Falana, has assured families of Nigerians who were allegedly killed by law enforcers during lockdown that justice will be done (Tribune) 

The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) has shared a total of ₦651.184 billion as June 2020 Federation Account Revenue to Federal, States and Local Governments Councils and relevant agencies in the country. (The Nation Nigeria)

Lagos State Safety Commission (LSSC) has sealed relaxation centres, including Bay Lounge, The Heavens Suites, Angle Villa Bar, Ehi Guest... over Contravention. (Tribune) 

NDDC Scandals: Be More Decisive, Integrity Group Tasks Buhari. (Independent)

Justice Ayokunle Faji of a Lagos High Court has ordered the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami and five others to appear before it on July 24, 2020 handover of National Theatre. (The Guardian)

Ondo governorship aspirants have expressed concerns over the non-disclosure of the venue of the election and the delegate lists for election. (Tribune)

As part of measures to curb the spread of COVID-19, the Ekiti Government on Saturday announced the suspension of all pending local and traditional festivals in the state. (The Nation)

Teachers in the public primary and secondary schools in Anambra are to participate in an e-teaching training being organised by the state government. (The Guardian) 

Immediate past National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has stated he returned to Edo to reclaim the state for APC. (The Nation)

INDIGENES of Enugu-North Senatorial Zone of Enugu State under the aegis of Igbo Nsukka United Front (INUF) has said that the zone will produce Governor. (Tribune)

Edo 2020: Kogi Indigenes In Edo Endorse Ize-Iyamu, Pledge 37,000 Votes. (Independent) 

The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) has stated results from evaluation and analysis of Madagascar’s cure called ‘COVID Organics’ have revealed it cannot effectively cure coronavirus as claimed. (The Nation)

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, has tested positive for coronavirus. (The Nation report)

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has given tertiary institutions the nod to commence first and second choice admission for 2020/2021 from August 21. (The Punch)

Ondo Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has said he made a wrong choice in picking Hon Agboola Ajayi as his running mate in 2016. (The Nation)

Operatives of the Delta Police Command have nabbed a suspected 33-year-old serial rapist, Mr Dominic Daniel Okwekwe. (Tribune)

NNPC Suffered 47% drop in petrol sales revenue. “Total sale of white products for the period April 2019 to April 2020 stood at 21,027.43 million litres and PMS accounted for 20,834.36 million litres or 99.08 per cent.” (The Punch)

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