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Biggest News In Nigeria This Evening Sunday July 19th 2020

FG, States, LGAs Share N651bn As June 2020 Allocation

Nigeria’s three federating units and other relevant agencies have shared 651.184 billion as allocation for June 2020, according to the the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC). This was contained in a statement from the FAAC Director of Information, Press and Public Relations, Henshaw Ogubike.

You’re the wrong choice’, Ondo Deputy Governor fires back at Akeredolu

Agboola Ajayi, Ondo State Deputy Governor has reacted to the statement credited to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu that he was a wrong choice as a deputy governor.

Governor Akeredolu was sid to have made the statement at the meeting of the All Progressives Congress delegates at Ese Odo Local Government Area on Saturday, July 18, 2020.

BREAKING: Nigerian Airforce reveals identity of Tolulope Arotile’s killer, hands case to police

The Nigerian Air Force has revealed the identity of the killer of the late Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile. NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Ibikunle Daramola, made this known during a press conference on Sunday in Abuja. 

Bayern’s Goretzka claims Chelsea have advantage in round of 16 clash

Chelsea will have an advantage in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie with Bayern Munich, according to Leon Goretzka.

Bayern hold a commanding 3-0 lead following an impressive victory at Stamford Bridge in February, but they will not have played a competitive game in over a month when they take on Chelsea at the Allianz Arena on August 8.

Bayelsa Senatorial election: Political leaders affirm zoning arrangement

Political leaders from Bayelsa West Senatorial district have backed an existing zoning arrangement of National Assembly seats between Sagbama and Ekeremor Local Government Areas.

The Bayelsa West Senatorial seat had become vacant following the inauguration of Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo as the Deputy- Governor of the state.

Obi declares support for Okonjo-Iweala’s WTO appointment

In a statement on Saturday, Obi stated that Okonjo-Iweala had the knowledge, skills, exposure and experience to successfully direct the affairs of the organisation.

The post Obi declares support for Okonjo-Iweala’s WTO appointment appeared first on The Eagle Online.

Ruga Project as Matawalle’s Panacea to Peace Challenges in Zamfara State, By Zailani Bappa

Governor Bello Mohammed (Matawallen Maradun) inherited a near total break of law and order in Zamfara state last year. Banditry and kidnappings, rape and robbery were vices attacking the fabrics of the society in the state in an alarming proportion. A very known and common problem of hearder/ farmer clashes grew into a new dimension of cattle rustling and later bigger criminality of murder, kidnappings and rape. That was the scenario he inherited from the previous administration.

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