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 Planned Shoprite Exit From Nigeria Triggers Mixed Reactions On Social Media Channels Television:
Twitter was filled with mixed reactions and debate after news broke on Monday that South Africa retail giant, Shoprite plans to leave Nigeria. Earlier, Channels Television reported that the company, which is one of Africa’s largest supermarket chains, ...
 NDDC contracts: Uduaghan denies link, Orji Kalu says he intervened on bad roads The Cable:
Orji Kalu, senate chief whip, has denied having any link with projects awarded by the Niger Commission (NDDC) in Abia state order than facilitating them.
 #CodeCamp Initiative: Unubiko Foundation Empowers Abia Youths Leadership:
A non-governmental organisation, Unubiko Foundation, is to select 20 youths across Abia state for this year’s #CodeCamp Youth Empowerment Programme, which starts on Monday August 10, 2020.
 #BBNaija: Ozo wins Head of House challenge, picks Dorathy as his deputy Linda Ikeji Blog:
Ozo has emerged this week's Head of House in the Big Brother Naija lockdown house. He is the third housemate, and the first male housemate to win the challenge after Nengi and Lucy. He emerged winner of the Head of House games after beating seventeen ...
 Lance Corporal Martins Feared Dead As Chief Of Army Staff Attempts Cover Up Sahara Reporters:
Lance Corporal MartinsLance Corporal Martins There are fears that Lance Corporal Martins Idakpini, the detained soldier arrested for criticising Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, may have been killed by the army as punishment for his action, it ...
 At least 20 dead in Afghan prison raid claimed by IS The Guardian:
At least 20 people have been killed in fighting between security forces and Islamic State gunmen raiding an Afghan jail, officials said Monday, after the jihadist group claimed the ongoing attack.
 School feeding programme gulps over N500m during Lockdown – Minister Vanguard News:
The Federal Government expended about N523.3 million on school feeding programme during the lockdown against the coronavirus pandemic.
 Taking agriculture seriously The Nation:
By Grace O A SIR: For a country to be ideally independent, such country has to be self-sufficient. When a country has difficulty in producing what it consumes, then there is imbalance of trade and that will affect the per-capital income of the country.
 Ekiti workers begin three-day warning strike today Daily Times:
Workers in Ekiti State began a three-day warning strike today over welfare and other pertinent issues.
 ASCSN laments engagement of perm sec outside civil service, irregular appointment Nigerian Tribune:
Tribune Online ASCSN laments engagement of perm sec outside civil service, irregular appointment THE Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) has lamented irregular appointments into the civil service, most especially engagement of ...
 Ondo doctors suspend strike as govt pays N3.13bn workers’ allowances, hazard bonus Premium Times:
The doctors embarked on strike on June 24 over unpaid allowances.
 APC Backs Buhari, Amaechi; Tells Atiku, PDP To Account For $460M CCTV, $2BN China Loan Naija Loaded:
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the statement issued by the media office of former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, on the sovereign immunity clause embedded in Nigeria’s loan agreements with China was unresearched, unintelligent and ...
 Bullion van robbery: Police nab soldiers, ‘mosquito’, others Daily Post:
Nigeria Police detectives have arrested seven armed robbers including two soldiers – one serving, one dismissed, for alleged robbery of a bullion van in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State. The incident caused the death of four police officers, leaving others ...
 Bauchi Govt Release Guidelines As It Directs Schools To Resume August 6 The Breaking Times:
The Bauchi State Government has given directives for the reopening of schools school in the state to allow final year students in secondary schools prepare for the West African Examination Council scheduled for August 19.
 “COVID-19 pandemic responsible for sack of pilots” – Air Peace Management confirms NewsWireNGR Exclusive story News Wire NGR:
Estimated Reading Time: 2The Air Peace says the devastating effects of COVID-19 pandemic on its operations was responsible for the sacked of some pilots and supporting staff.
 Edo 2020: Afegbua slams PDP, reaffirms support for APC’s Ize-Iyamu The News:
A PDP Chieftain in Edo, Mr Kassim Afegbua, says his support for Mr Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the Sept. 19
 EDO 2020: Deputy Speaker, 4 others declare support for APC’s Ize-Iyamu Nigerian Eye:
Hon. Yekini Idiaye, the Deputy Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, and four other lawmakers have declared their support for Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the forthcoming governorship ...
 NNPC Mourns Death of another Former GMD, Joseph Dawha Metro Watch:
(Press Release) The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) regrets to announce the demise of its former Group Managing Director (GMD), Dr. Joseph Thlama Dawha. Dr. Dawha, died after a brief illness, NNPC Group General Manager, Group Public ...
 Nigerian Man Idris Dangana Invented Breast Cancer Detecting Bra To Save Rural Women GQ Buzz:
Idris says the wearable device would guarantee early detection of breast cancer in women.
 Civil rights campaigner, Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume dead at 83 Newzandar News:
John Hume, a Nobel laureate and Roman Catholic civil rights campaigner who laid the groundwork for Northern Ireland’s Good Friday peace agreement died early Monday, [...]
 President Buhari Writes Ismaila Funtua’s Family, Describes Him As A Pillar Of Support To His Government The Bridge News:
President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a letter personally signed by him to the family of the late publisher and businessman, Isma’ila Isa Funtua, describing his demise as major national loss.
 Stamp Duty: ‘FIRS Stole Our Mandate, Has No Right To Sell Or Produce Stamps’ – NIPOST Board Chairman Cries Out Mojidelano:
Maimuna Abubakar, board chairman of the Nigerian Postal Services (NIPOST), has accused the Federal Internal Revenue Service (FIRS) of stealing the agency’s mandate.
 Education Minister embarks on assessment tour across unity schools in Nigeria iBrand TV:
Sequel to the resumption of schools for final secondary students tomorrow, the Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, on Monday, disclosed that he would embark on an assessment tour across all unity schools in Nigeria This was contained in a ...
 Ogun State Govt. Clarifies Initial Promise, Says Private School Students Must Pay For COVID-19 Tests Naija News:
As plans are ongoing for the ensure COVID-19 tests are taken by SS3 boarding school students preparing for resumption in Ogun state, the state government has noted that the test will be free for state-owned public schools only.

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