Good morning, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of top Newspaper Headlines in Nigeria for today Saturday, 11th July 2020.
Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.
1. Buhari Signs Revised 2020 Budget Into Law
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday signed the revised 2020 appropriation bill of N10.8 trillion into law. Naija News reports that Buhari signed the budget at the Presidential Villa.
2. 7 Important Things Buhari Said After Signing 2020 Revised National Budget Into Law
The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, 10th July signed the 2020 revised national budget into law. The event which took place at the Aso Rock Villa was witnessed by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, and the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari.
3. Buhari Names Umar As Acting EFCC Chairman
President Muhammadu Buhari has officially approved the appointment of Mohammed Umar as the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). This was made known in a statement on Friday by Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, media aide to Abubakar Malami, the attorney-general of the federation.
4. Another Pneumonia Disease Alert In Kazakhstan, Chinese Warns
Allegations by the Chinese government that Kazakhstan has an unknown pneumonia outbreak more deadly than Covid-19 has been denied. The Chinese embassy in Kazakhstan had yesterday July 9, issued a warning to its citizens living in the country that there was unknown pneumonia, which had killed more than 1,700 people.
5. Details Of The Final Eight Candidates For The Top Job At World Trade Organization
The battle for the top job at the world trade organisation has gotten more intense with a total of eight candidate been picked by various countries. It will be recalled that Nigeria’s Nigeria’s two times minister of Finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is one of the three female candidates are vying for the top job.
6. Ex-Governor Fayose Tables Fresh Request Before Buhari Over Magu
The immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to order an investigation into the sales of properties seized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) under Ibrahim Magu, the suspended acting chairman of the anti-graft agency. “Those recovered loots that were re-looted must be re-recovered”, Fayose said on Friday in a statement issued by his spokesman, Lere Olayinka, adding that the ongoing investigation will be incomplete without digging into “who bought what and how they were sold.”
7. Ondo 2020: 1 Disqualified As APC Clears 11 For Party’s Governorship Primary
Eleven aspirants have been cleared to contest the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election in Ondo State. One aspirant was however disqualified by the screening committee.
8. Lagos Lawmaker, Tunde Braimoh Buried
The remains of the late Tunde Braimoh, the lawmaker representing Kosofe Constituency II at the Lagos State House of Assembly, has been buried. Naija News reports that Braimoh was buried at Ikoyi vault cemetery on Friday afternoon according to Islamic rites.
9. UEFA Champions League Is Back – See The Confirmed Quarter-Final Draws
The draws for the quarter-final stage of Europe’s elite football competition, the UEFA Champions League was done on Friday, 10th July 2020. The draws confirm the resumption of games that were previously suspended due to the global Coronavirus outbreak.
10. South African Rapper AKA Test Positive To COVID-19
Popular South African rapper, AKA, has tested positive for the to the deadly COVID-19 virus. An official press statement was released via the Twitter handle of the rapper on Friday, July 10, 2020.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.