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Today's Biggest News In Nigeria, This Morning, 19 July 2020

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Here are some of the news that you should not miss this morning:


Breaking: Trillions lost in agency, not N40billion …More revelations on Akpabio, Nunieh, others

SOME Niger Delta leaders and crusers, including a former President of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People, MOSOP, Mr. Ledum Mitee; Ms. Annkio Briggs; Coordinator of the Niger Delta Peace Coalition, NDPC, Mr. Zik Gbemre, and a former National President of Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, Eric Omare, are peeved at the turn of events in the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.


Breaking: UNDER DEVELOPMENT:N’Delta group makes fresh demands to FG, backs Itsekiri, Ijaw

The Peace Development Security and Humanitarian Rights Association of Niger Deltans has made fresh demands to the Federal Government for the development of the region, saying the demand by Itsekiri and Ijaw for a fair deal for oil-producing communities is in order.


Breaking: How Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano pipeline project will revive moribund companies — Okwuosa, Oilserv boss

Emeka Okwuosa is the Chairman, Oilserv Limited, lead contractor for the first segment of the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano AKK, 614km-long pipeline project being developed by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC. In this interview, Okwuosa says when there is energy in the form of gas, moribund industries within the pipeline corridor will have the impetus to kick start again, and also stimulate start-ups.


Breaking: Ekiti labour threatens strike, issues 14-day ultimatum

Ekiti State organised labour, has given a 14-day ultimatum to Governor Kayode Fayemi to pay all outstanding benefits to workers or face three days warning strike.

The union gave the ultimatum in a letter dated July 16, addressed to Fayemi and made available to journalists in Ado-Ekiti on Saturday.


Breaking; Federal High Court suspends transfer of judges

The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice John Tsoho, has suspended indefinitely the annual redeployment of the court’s judges which began nearly eight months ago.

Justice Tsoho said the suspension followed the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic.


Breaking: Leeds win Championship title, return to EPL

LEEDS United have been handed the Championship title following Brentford’s defeat against Stoke.

Marcelo Bielsa’s men sealed promotion to the Premier League on Friday night without kicking a ball after second-placed West Brom lost 2-1 at Huddersfield.

That put the Bees in the driving seat for the second automatic spot but Stoke’s win means Leeds cannot be caught at the Championship summit.

Leeds will now head to Pride Park on Sunday to face Derby – the side who beat them in the play-offs last year – with their first silverware for 28 years already secured and with two games left to play.

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