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Today's Biggest News in Nigeria this Morning, Friday 17th Of July, 2020

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BREAKING: 769 dead as Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases hit 34,854 

Nigeria's coronavirus cases hit 34,854 on Thursday with the confirmation of 595 new infections. This is as the number of associated deaths rose to 769, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

BREAKING: Nigerian Army Loses Senior Officer, Lt. Col. Adedoyin, To Illness In Katsina 

Adedoyin, who was attached to Army Operation SAHEL SANITY, died on Thursday at the Special Super Camp IV Faskari, Katsina State.

BREAKING: Bandits Attack Travellers, Kill Driver, Abduct Others In Katsina 

It was gathered, that the gunmen waylaid a mass transit bus driven by Kwaru and opened fire on the moving vehicle when he failed to stop.

BREAKING: We don’t support school resumption – NUT Lagos

The Nigeria Union of Teachers, Lagos State chapter, has said it does not support the idea of reopening schools in the state.

The Lagos NUT Chairman, Mr Adesina Adedoyin, while reacting to the decision of the South-West governors to commence the West African Senior Secondary Examinations in August said it was disheartening that the governors and the Federal Government could not take a uniform decision.

He said, “The Federal Government is saying no resumption and the South-West governors are saying pupils should resume. There should be a synergy between the federal and state governments. The task force members know the extent of the pandemic and if the curve has not been flattened, they will not advise schools to reopen.”

He explained that the teachers and pupils were ready to resume, but the health of every stakeholder should be considered.

BREAKING: Sister Of Late Female Combat Helicopter Pilot, Arotile, Demands Investigation Into Her Death

Adegboye on behalf of the family said Arotile left home after receiving a call from a senior officer, who asked her to come to the Air Force Base but that she felt reluctant to go.

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