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25 Major News Headlines This Night, Thursday July 16, 2020

Kano State government has reacted to allegations that the state governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, was behind the reappointment of two key council members in the Kano emirate.- Daily Trust Newspaper

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that COVID-19 cases in the country have surpassed 34,000 with 643 new infections on Wednesday - Daily Trust Newspaper

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has launched $19 million Integrated Child Health and Social Services Award 4 projects (ICHSSA4) to provide free HIV/AIDS care, education and support to 75,010 orphans and vulnerable children in Bauchi and Adamawa states- Daily Trust Newspaper

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has reeled out details of how Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State flouted COVID-19 public health protocols at Port Harcourt International Airport on Tuesday.- Daily Trust Newspaper

Oil prices eased on Thursday after OPEC and allies, such as Russia, agreed to taper record supply curbs from August, though the drop was cushioned by hopes for a swift U.S. demand pick-up after a big drawdown from the country’s crude stocks.- Daily Trust Newspaper

Senate President Ahmed Lawan has advised every appointee of President Muhammadu Buhari to emulate him by being a reflection of his attitude towards the National Assembly.- Daily Trust Newspaper

The Federal Government has inaugurated an eight man Presidential Investigative panel to probe the financial infractions in the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF)- Daily Trust Newspaper

Top human rights activists and senior lawyers have called on the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to renew its interest in taking up cases that deepen people’s access to justice and protection of their socioeconomic rights as spelt out in the Nigerian constitution - Daily Trust Newspaper

The sum of N1.65 billion is to be expended on the construction of a new sports arena and indoor sports hall in Sokoto state, Commissioner for Information in the state, Alhaji Isah Bajini Galadanci, has disclosed.- Daily Trust Newspaper

Zinedine Zidane has warned his players not to believe La Liga is already won as Real Madrid chase the last victory they need against Villarreal on Thursday.- Daily Trust Newspaper

Mrs Deborah Joseph has urged the Karu Upper Area Court, sitting in Mararaba, Nasarawa State, to nullify the 10-year-old marriage between her and her husband, Mr Pious Joseph, accusing him of planning to use their child for money ritual.- Daily Trust Newspaper

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Abdullahi Umar Ganduje Alhaji Isah Bajini Galadanci Daily Trust Integrated Child Health and Social Services Award Kano State


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