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Biggest News In Nigeria, This Morning, Monday 20 July 2020

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BREAKING: Lagos State of Gov. Sanwo Olu seeks support on road construction

The Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr Idris Salako, says the Lagos State Government has commenced the construction of Ogudu -Alapere link road and Otunba Toyin Abass Street , Ogudu.

The Assistant Director, Public Affairs, Mukaila Sanusi, disclosed this in a statement titled “Lagos commences construction of two more major roads in Kosofe , seeks people’s cooperation, ” which was issued on Friday.

During a stakeholders meeting with residents of the region on Friday, he said the two major roads which added to the number of road construction embarked on by the state government within the same Local Government Area.

BREAKING: Buhari, Bello congratulate Jemibewon at 80

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari ( retd.), on Sunday felicitated with a former Minister of Police Affairs , Major General David Jemibewon (retd. ), who turns 80 today Monday.

Buhari’ s congratulatory message was contained in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity , Femi Adesina.

The statement was titled, “President Buhari greets Maj . Gen. David Jemibewon at 80."

BREAKING: 556 New COVID-19 Cases, 167 Discharged And 11 Deaths

Edo-104

Lagos-97

FCT-70

Benue-66

Oyo-61

Kaduna-38

Plateau-28

Osun-19

Akwa Ibom-14

Rivers-13

Katsina-13

Ondo-13

Ogun-6

Kano-5

Nasarawa-4

Gombe-2

Ekiti-2

Borno-1

BREAKING: Appeal court didn’t annul our mandate – Sacked Oyo LG chairmen

The sacked local government council chairmen in Oyo State, under the aegis of the Association of Local Government of Nigeria , has described a resolution recently passed by the state House of Assembly directing them to hand over the state government ’s properties in their custody as mischievous in view of the fact that the Appeal Court did not sack them in a ruling it delivered on Wednesday.

The Federal Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan had rejected the prayer of the affected chairmen to reverse their dissolution by Governor Seyi Makinde on the grounds that their cause of action was “pre- emptive, premature and speculative and therefore, failed to disclose reasonable facts."

BREAKING: Edo IPP kicks off today

THE Federal Government, through the Nigeria Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA), will today energise the 33KV Transmission line of the Edo state government CCETC-Ossiomo 55megawaats (Mw) Independent Power Plant (IPP) project.

According to the state’s Ministry of Energy and Electricity, “the 33KV Transmission line will be energised from 10am-12noon today, as part of the testing and certification of the CCETC-Ossiomo Independent Power project.”

BREAKING: Nigeria gets 903m euro EU aid

NIGERIA received 903 million euro as aid from the European Union (EU) from 2013 to 2018.

This was contained in a study commissioned by the Policy and Operations Evaluation Department of The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands to evaluate EU development cooperation with sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) 2013-2018.

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