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Biggest News In Nigeria This Morning Sunday July 19th 2020

Oloye Alabi mounts prayers against COVID-19, poverty

anticipation of his septuagenarian birthday anniversary, which is due on October 27, 20202, Oloye ‘Lekan Alabi has intensified prayers for the rampaging coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to disappear and also for the biting poverty and hunger to completely abate.

Nigerians Upbeat About FG’s Plan To Create Digital Identity

Positive reactions have continued to trail federal government’s decision to create a digital identity for every Nigerian citizen, with most people saying it would impact positively on critical sectors in the country.

Experts and academics who spoke with our correspondents described the move as a welcome development, saying it will help the government in tackling insecurity as well as getting correct data for planning purposes.

Bomb explosion kills 5 children, injures 6 others in Katsina

The Police Command in Katsina State, on Saturday, said five children were killed in a suspected bomb explosion at a farm in Yammama village, Malumfashi Local Government area of the state. 

COVID-19: African Regionalx Human Rights Body commends National Human Rights Commission

The Chairperson of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, Dr. Solomon Dersso has commended the National Human rights Commission of Nigeria (NHRC) for the “enormous work and leadership” which it has exhibited in the realisation of its mandate of protecting and promoting human rights, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Chairperson made this remark in Banjul, the Gambia in response to the Statement by the NHRC on the State of Human Rights in Africa at the on-going 66th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights.

NDDC: Release Nunieh to the Police – Rivers CP to Wike

The Rivers state Governor Nyesom Wike has been urged to turn in the former Acting Managing Director(MD) of the Niger Delta Development Commission(NDDC), Ms Joi Nunieh over to the police for questioning and protection.

Tolulope Arotile: Like A Candle In The Wind

TARKAA DAVID, in this report, looks at the life of one of Nigeria’s finest and first-ever female combat helicopter officer, until her unfortunate demise. The nation woke up on Tuesday 14 July, 2020 with the rude shock of the death of one of Nigerian Air Force’s finest female pilot.

Edo 2020: APC, PDP Trade Words Over Destruction Of Campaign Billboards

The National Campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the September 19 Governorship election in Edo State yesterday, accused the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of destroying the campaign billboards of its Governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, and his deputy Mallam Hani Audu in the state.

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