Nigeria Breaking News, Today, Saturday, 1st, August, 2020

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This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria Today, Saturday, 1st, August 2020

EFCC: Magu Raises 10 Questions Presidential Panel Must Answer

Ibrahim Magu, the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has raised questions over the manner in which the presidential panel was probing him.

Naija News reports that Magu was suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari and was replaced by Mohammed Umar.

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You Are A Big Liar, You Have No Business In Aso Rock – Edwin Clark Blast Daura

Chief Edwin Clark, Former Federal Commissioner for Information and South-South Leader has blasted Mamman Daura, President Muhammadu Buhari’s nephew, for saying that there was no need for zoning the  2023 Presidential ticket to any part of the country.

In a statement in Abuja yesterday, Clark called on Daura to stop fooling himself as his people.

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Ondo 2020: Agboola Ajayi Missing As INEC Releases Provisional List Of Governorship Candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the early hours of Friday, released a list of candidates, their running mates as well as political parties for the scheduled 2020 Ondo State governorship election.

According to the list seen by Naija News correspondent, 17 candidates, from 17 political parties are on the provisional list released by INEC.

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NCDC Reports 462 New Cases Of Coronavirus In Nigeria

Nigeria on Friday, July 31 recorded four hundred and sixty-two confirmed new cases of Coronavirus pandemic in the country.

The development was confirmed on Friday night by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, in a post on its account on the microblogging site, Twitter.

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Southeast Should Produce The Next President – Ohanaeze Youth

President Muhammadu Buhari has been called on by the Ohanaeze Youths to hand over power during the 2023 general election to the candidate from the Southeast.

The group in their statement on Thursday noted that it is the turn of the Southeast to produce the next president.

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