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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, July 02, 2020

The Nation

  • BREAKING: Ganduje heads 49-member APC National Campaign Council for Edo guber 
  • Alleged cultism: Poly Ilaro SUG President on the cross 
  • Row grows over plan to hire 774,000 for public works 
  • Edo poll, Obaseki and division in PDP 
  • What do these governors want? 
  • WHO warns against use of masks during exercise 
  • Can virtual hearing work in litigation, arbitration? 
  • One more witness to testify against Mompha 
  • Zenith Bank emerges number one in Nigeria by Tier-1 capital 
  • ‘HomeVest’ to assist in housing challenge
  • Patients’ relatives, workers clash at FMC Lokoja, says Kogi govt
  • Ex-LUTH credit account officer jailed 15 years 
  • Firm pushes for escrow service 
  • 400 suspects arrested in Lagos 
  • FRC issues new reporting guidelines for companies
  • Rain wreaks havoc at UDUS
  • The Nigerian girl-child and early marriage 
  • NIMASA gets new initiatives to stem criminalities, boost revenue 
  • Ex-newspaper MD Ogbara appointed into audit agency 
  • Penile amputation’ll deter rapists, says Afe Babalola 
  • VC builds new hostels, inaugurates archaeology museum 
  • Ikorodu residents to experience five-day blackout 
  • Ikorodu to experience five-day blackout 
  • Expert seeks data protection for public institutions 
  • United Nations to build 50,000 houses in Ekiti 
  • Man jailed in Osun for not wearing face mask 
  • ‘Ekiti PDP has bleak future’
  • Poverty obstructing SDGs’ attainment, says Bande 
  • Tinubu mourns Bode Akindele 
  • Retirees protest non-payment of pension, gratuity
  • UNESCO uncovers fraudulent theft of African artefacts 
  • Jafojo family mourns Goni 
  • Domestic flights to resume July 8 
  • Independent candidacy: ECOWAS Court dismisses suit against Nigeria 
  • 172 Nigerians evacuated from Uganda, Kenya arrive at Abuja  
  • ASUU cautions govt on school reopening 
  • ‘I am fighting infrastructure battle in Oyo 
  • Rape: How to reduce men’s sexual appetite (2) 
  • Attack: FMC Lokoja shut as workers begin indefinite strike
  • Army won’t dialogue with bandits, says Buratai 
  • The Ogun N250 billion bond
  • Pandemic prison 
  • Eni makes new gas discovery 
  • Tackling gas bottlenecks for economic gains
  • COVID-19 cases, deaths highest in June 
  • PZ supports Lagos fight against virus 
  • Osun concludes schools’ reclassification 
  • Na’Aba, Utomi, Falana, Agbakoba float party
  • Lagos to streamline public procurement 
  • Oyo releases guidelines for schools’ resumption 
  • NBC gives nod to LASPOTECH radio 
  • On the federal government’s 774,000 jobs 
  • Customs’ Strike Force generates N1.1b 
  • Give scholarship to best UTME candidates, CLO urges Buhari 
  • Buhari names Adesina, Djeba, Seriki, 39 others as ambassadors-nominees
  • FEC approves N20.366b projects for four ministries
  • Let the facts speak 
  • Access Bank unveils Womenpreneur Pitch-a-Ton 
  • Nigeria’s COVID-19 death toll crosses 600
  • Menace of rape 
  • Fed Govt eyes $1.1b from digital switch over
  • What manner of democracy? 
  • Senate summons minister, CBN, others over ‘financial crimes’ by IOCs  6:19 AM
  • Petrol now sells for N143. 80 per litre 
  • How critical is July in flattening the COVID-19 curve? 
  • Governor’s wife urges politicians to prioritise people’s interest 
  • Fathers, Nigeria has a male problem (2) 
  • Firm donates five robots to UNILAG 
  • ‘Obaseki will reset Edo for brighter future’
  • Meet school owner who gave palliatives to parents 
  • APC governorship aspirant Adelami to fight joblessness
  • ‘Ize-Iyamu/Audu a great combination’ 
  • Nigeria ranked eighth highest among Canadian foreign students
  • Union faults govt’s nod for Rector’s stay after retirement
  • INEC: particulars of Ize-Iyamu, Obaseki, others will be published 
  • PDP aspirant withdraws from race
  • Dogara chairs Ondo PDP screening panel 
  • 500,000 may be disenfranchised in Ondo as INEC shuns registration 
  • Group backs US-based lawyer 
  • Delta records 166 COVID-19 cases 
  • Fed Govt to agencies: reject any letter from officials seeking to influence recruitment
  • Iheanacho scores as Everton beat Leicester 
  • Liverpool may hijack Napoli-bound Osimhen 
  • Give us our monarch’s body for reburial, family begs Wike 
  • Lagos deploys handwashing stations 
  • Hotel cleared to reopen 
  • PDP urges NCDC to isolate Ondo lawmakers
  • Gusau: Ministry to appeal Abuja court ruling 
  • Anambra begins contact tracing at UNIZIK hospital over provost’s death

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

Punch

  • Four soldiers shot by police in Philippines
  • APC names Ganduje, Oyegun, Oshiomhole members Edo campaign council
  • Anambra says UNIZIK late provost treated self for COVID-19
  • Passengers with cold, malaria may be denied boarding —Aero Contractors
  • COVID-19: Aero Contractors to stop in-flight meals
  • Lagos assembly wants to fight racism
  • Ambode, Ashafa, Gbadamosi, jostle for Osinowo’s position
  • N2.5bn fraud: ICPC re-arraigns suspended NBC boss, Kawu, others
  • Abductors kill, empty AuGF zonal officer’s bank account
  • Panama ex-president Martinelli faces corruption charges
  • COVID-19: Man tests positive, wife slumps, dies
  • Brazil’s coronavirus death toll surpasses 60,000
  • At least 50 killed in Myanmar landslide
  • West Ham defeat shows long way to go for Chelsea, says Lampard
  • The Obaseki that I knew
  • 774,000 workers recruitment: FG, National Assembly flex muscles, federal lawmakers dare Buhari
  • Buhari appoints Jonathan’s minister, ex-editors ambassadorial nominees
  • Ex-convict rapes housewives, maids to spite husbands, bosses in Lagos
  • Captain Balarabe engaged me to cut Wadume’s handcuffs – Welder
  • FG okays reopening of schools
  • FG lifts ban on interstate travels
  • FG considers lockdown of 18 local government areas
  • Okadamen stone Lagos businessman to death for hitting partially sighted man
  • Ajimobi’s wife berates Makinde, ex-Oyo gov buried
  • Ajimobi buried in Ibadan amid tight security
  • Ogun pastor allegedly rapes 12-year-old girl in uncompleted building
  • Two robbers to die for killing Kwara couple
  • Fire guts four shops in Lagos market
  • Abductors kill, empty AuGF zonal officer’s bank account
  • Guard jailed 16 years for sexually exploiting girls in judges’ quarters
  • EU opens borders to 15 countries, excludes Nigeria, others
  • Petrol price hits N143.8, stakeholders push for total deregulation
  • Domestic flights resume in Lagos, Abuja July 8
  • Senate summons Ahmed, Emefiele, others over expatriate tax evasion
  • Funding: Corporates turn to commercial papers, shun loans, shares
  • Power firms want acquisition debts, CBN loans restructured
  • Nigeria may develop new strain of COVID-19, scientists warn
  • Why Nigerians shun autopsy, bury loved ones without knowing cause of deaths — Doctors
  • Why COVID-19 patients die from blood clot complications —Haematologists

(www.punchng.com)

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