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JUST IN: 10 Most talked about Major News In Nigeria

Here are some of the news that you should not miss this today.

1. Wike fumes as police storm ex-MD's house, officials clash with N'Assembly

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, who prevented the police from taking Nunieh away, reacted angrily and asked the Inspector General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, to probe the invasion of the former NDDC boss.

2. Nigeria's foreign reserves drop to $36.12bn

The country’s foreign reserves fell by $454.05m from $36.57bn on June 1 to $36.12bn on July 15, the latest figures from the Central Bank of Nigeria showed on Thursday.

3. Arotile: Family demands probe, Afenifere rejects freak crash report

The family of Tolulope Arotile, the late first Nigerian female combat pilot, and the Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Thursday rejected the accident theory of the Nigerian Air Force as the cause of the death, calling for a probe.

4. WASSCE: Reps to lobby govs over school reopening

The House of Representatives on Thursday met with stakeholders in the education sector on the ways schools could be reopened to allow pupils sit the West African Secondary School Certificate Examination.

5. Nine power plants shut, 2,079MW capacity stranded

Nine of the nation’s 27 power plants were idle on Thursday, leaving a total generation capacity of 2,079.1 megawatts stranded.

6. Magu'll be cleared of allegations, reinstated, says counsel

The suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, on Thursday expressed confidence that he would be reinstated to office.

7. Court reverses order forfeiting Saraki's houses to FG

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday reversed its order forfeiting to the Federal Government two houses in Ilorin belonging to a former Senate President, Bukola Saraki.

8. Only mosques, churces with approvals will reopen - Ekiti

The EKITI State Commissioner for Environment, Gbenga Agbeyo, said on Thursday that only places of worship that met the stipulated COVID-19 guidelines and issued with the certificate of fitness would be allowed to reopen on Fridays and Sundays as earlier directed by the Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi.

9. Osun man arraigned for abducting neighbour's wife, kids

One Jubril Anifowose, on Thursday, appeared before an Osun State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ile-Ife for allegedly abducting his neighbour’s wife and children.

10. Eagles didn’t have my jersey size, jokes Akinfenwa

Wycombe Wanderers big striker, Adebayo Akinfenwa, has jokingly said the unavailability of his kit size in the Nigerian national team may have played a role in his inability to get a call-up to the Super Eagles in 2003, but admitted that the country was blessed with a lot of talents.

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