Nigerian Newspaper: 10 Things You Should Know (June 29)


These 10 top stories from Nigerian newspapers will interest you this Monday morning.

  1. COVID-19: 9007 recoveries as total infections hit 24,567 with 490 fresh cases

Nigeria on Sunday night recorded 490 fresh COVID-19 cases. In Disaster Rumour

  1. Only APC can use Aso Rock, winning elections comes with benefits —Presidency

The presidency said on Sunday only the All Progressives Congress (APC) had the privilege of using the Presidential Villa, Abuja, for its meeting or other activities. In Politics Today

  1. Top Story: Ajimobi’s widow clashes with Makinde – Ganduje finds peace

Mrs Florence Ajimobi, the widow of the late former Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, on Sunday evening accused the state governor, Seyi Makinde of disrespecting her husband even in death. In Disaster Rumour

  1. PDP’s interest in our internal affairs ‘curious’ —APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday described as curious and amusing, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) recent attempt to dabble into its internal affairs. In Politics Today

  1. Police arrests 10 suspected cultists in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command said on Sunday night its operatives had arrested 10 suspected cultists during a surveillance operation in a major part of the city. In Crimes Story

  1. Lagos govt to build international infectious disease research centre

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said on Sunday the state government had concluded plans on the construction of a purpose-built International Infectious Disease Research Centre at the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba. In Disaster Rumour

  1. Resident Doctors in LAUTECH commence 5-day warning strike

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital (LAUTECH) chapter, on Sunday, directed its members to embark on a five-day warning strike from Monday. In Happening

  1. Stop lying, the whole world saw APC NEC meeting held at the State House, PDP counters Presidency

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday knocked the presidency for allegedly denying that the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting took place inside the Federal Executive Council (FEC) Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. In Politics Today

  1. Police arrests two suspected robbers on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Men of Ogun State Police Command on Sunday arrested two suspected armed robbers on the Kara long bridge along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. In Crimes Story

  1. We’ve lost eight health workers to COVID-19 so far —Plateau Govt

The Plateau State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Nimkong Lar, said on Sunday at least eight health workers had died from complications resulting from COVID-19 in the state. In Disaster Rumour



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