Major Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Sunday, July 12th, 2020

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Welcome to EKOHOTBLOG summary of top Major Nigeria Newspaper headlines for today, Sunday, July 12th, 2020

1. COVID-19: Nigeria Records 664 New Cases — Total Now 31,987

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Saturday disclosed that the country has recorded six hundred and sixty four fresh COVID-19 Cases.


2. PaxHerbal Cugzin Not Approved For COVID-19 Treatment Says NAFDAC BOSS

Professor Moji Adeyeye, director-general of NAFDAC has debunked the claim that a Nigerian herbal medicine has been approved to treat or cure COVID-19 cases.


3. Why 58 Nigerian Medical Doctors Were Traveling Without UK Visas

Some facts have emerged why 58 Nigerian medical doctors who were denied departure to the UK through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos by Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, were traveling without UK Visas.


4. Success Stories Validate Programme N-Power

If you have been following the news lately, on and off social media, you must have been apprised of the N-power programme, which has been described as a critical component of President Muhammadu Buhari’s National Social Investment Programme (NSIP).


5. Another Storey Building Collapses In Ijegun

Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr. Oluwafemi Oke-Osanyintolu has confirmed the collapse of another building at No 312, Ijegun Road, Ikotun on Saturday.


6. Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Reveals Why Buhari Hates Igbos

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has vehemently disagreed with Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina that the President has nothing against the people of Biafra.


7. 12 Classes Of Nigerians Banned From Applying For Police Constable Jobs

The Nigerian Police Force announced Saturday that online applications for enlistment as constable will begin on Tuesday 14 July.


8. Wale Babalakin Still Persona Non Grata In Unilag Says ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Unilag Chapter, says its vote of no confidence on the institution’s Pro Chancellor, Dr Wale Babalakin, has not been vacated.


9. Indian Company Allowed To Market Biologic Therapy For COVID-19 Patients

India’s Biocon has received approval from the country’s drug regulator to market, Itolizumab injection, to treat cytokine release syndrome (CRS) in moderate to severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in COVID-19 patients, a company statement said.


10. COVID-19 Lockdown Blessing In Disguise For Me Says MC Shem

The onslaught of the raging pandemic, COVID-19, on businesses and careers across industries is one which cannot be overstated.


11. Ronaldo’s Penalty Kicks Salvage 2-2 Draw For Juventus Against Atalanta

Cristiano Ronaldo converted two penalty kicks, both awarded for handballs and the second in the last minute on Saturday, as Serie A leaders Juventus twice hit back to draw 2-2 with Atalanta.


12. Siphoning Of EFCC Funds… Bribe Collection From Suspects, Panel Indicts Magu Of Corruption

The panel investigating Ibrahim Magu, suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has uncovered massive corruption and malfeasance in the commission.


13. Nigerian Lady Allegedly Accused Of Theft And Attempted Murder In Lebanon, Arrives Nigeria

The Nigerian lady, Temitope Arowolo who was accused of theft and Attempted murder in Lebanon has landed safely in Nigeria.


14. COVID-19: FCT Minister’s Aides Test Positive

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Minister Muhammad Bello’s Aides have tested positive for COVID-19 pandemic.


15. Magu’s Probe: No Sacred Cow In Anti-graft War, Says Presidency

The presidency has said probe of the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu is a testament to the genuine effort of the president Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to tackle corruption head-on.


16. More Troubles For Magu As New Facts On Re-looting Of Recovered Funds Emerge

The suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, may be facing fresh cases of alleged re-looting of funds recovered by the commission as well as bribery.


17. Lebanon Is Like ‘Hell’, Temitope Laments As She, Others, Earlier Stranded In Lebanon Arrive Abuja

Ms.Temitope Ariwolo, a 31-year-old female Nigerian, who was abused by her employers in Lebanon with other stranded Nigerians have arrived Abuja this afternoon.


18. Rape Incidents: Gov Sule Approves Establishment Of Mobile Courts

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has approved the establishment of mobile courts to handle cases of rape and other forms of violence against women across the state.


19. Troops Neutralize Fleeing Armed Bandit Leaders In Kagara Forest

The Nigerian Armed Forces say some notable armed bandit leaders and several of their fighters have been neutralized in air strikes executed by the Air Component of Operation HADARIN DAJI in Zamfara State section of the Kagara Forest.


20. Resilience [Forging Ahead] Part III – By Bashorun J.K. Randle

It is simply amazing how the list of those who are keen to appear on Resilience TV has gown longer and longer despite the channel’s declared policy of no mention of the Corona Virus [Covid-19] pandemic.


21. COVID-19 In Nigeria: Insight Into How Lagos State Is Battling The Virulent Pandemic

The Lagos state government has disclosed the type of drugs used for COVID-19 patients in the state in order to ensure their recovery from the virulent infection.


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