Here are some biggest news headlines in Nigeria this morning, Saturday, 18th of July 2020.
NDDC: I was pressured to spend N10b as Christmas ‘palliatives’, says Nunieh.
On Friday, Dr. Joy Nuniel, the former acting managing director, NDDC, said that she was pressured to spent ten billion naira last year for Christmas palliatives. She also said each state under the operation of the commission got at least one billion naira.
NAF opens investigation into Arotile’s death, two suspects held.
After demanded investigations on Tolulope Arotile dead. The Nigerian air force said that it started investigating the cause of death of the Nigeria's first female combat helicopter pilot. They added that two suspects were being held. This was stated by Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, the NAF director of public relations and information On his interview with the Punch newspaper. He also said the burial of Tolulope Arotile will be on Thursday, 23 July 2020 with military honors.
I only received N500 for killing my boss, says Ibadan serial killer.
There was news in Akinyele, Oyo State for many heartless killing. The policemen successfully arrested a suspect behind the killings of Segun Showunmi and Yinka Adeniran. The suspect, Sunday Sodipe, who is nineteen years old, revealed that he only got five hundred naira whenever he killed a person. He further said, his boss, who is herbalist is the one who is sending him to killed people.
Gunmen Attack Travellers, Kill Driver, Abduct Others In Katsina State.
According to the Sahara reporters, on Thursday, bandits along Damari Danfume road, sabuwa LGA, Katsina State shot a driver to death. The driver, Mika Kwaru refused to stop, unfortunately, the open fire on him and shot him to death. The bandits abducted some passengers and left those who are injured.
Nigeria records 600 new cases of Coronavirus, total now 35,454
On Friday night, the Nigeria center for disease control (NCDC) confirmed six hundred new coronavirus cases in the country. The country now has a total of thirty five thousand, four hundred and fifty four coronavirus cases.
Three policemen chasing hoodlums drown in Oyo State.
According to an eye witness, stated that on Thursday, 12 July 2020, policemen saw some hoodlums smoking weeds along Balogun street, the policemen started to follow the hoodlums who are running towards a bridge. Then one of the hoodlums jumped into the bridge unfortunately, the policemen jumped into the bridge also, they drowned and dead.
Court summons Malami, Emefiele, others over national theatre handover.
On Friday, The federal high court in Lagos ordered Abubakar Malami, governor of the CBN, and five others to appear before the court on 24 July. The court wanted them to explain why the national theater was handed over to developers.
Corruption: PDP raises concerns over the integrity of Magu’s investigation.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has put forward concerns over the innocence of the ongoing investigation of the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, by the Ayo Salami-led Presidential Panel.
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