9 Major Breaking News In Nigeria Tonight, Thursday, July 02, 2020

1. Nigeria Labour Congress tells FG to reverse new petroleum pump price.

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Thursday, told the Federal Government to reverse with immediate effect, the new pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) otherwise known as petrol to its former price

2. Covid-19: FG warns against rejection and delayed testing of emergency Patients.

The Federal government, today, warned public hospitals in the country against rejection and delayed testing of emergency patients.

This came as it directed all major public hospitals in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) catchment area to facilitate fast sample collection, reduce turn-around time for test results, and bring more efficiency to the response strategy.

3. Ondo state health commissioner dies of COVID-19 complications

Dr. Wahab Adegbenro was said to have died at the state infectious disease hospital in Akure. He was anative of Ilara-Mokin, Ifedore. His death was said to be caused by complications from the Covid-19 virus

4.Dubai police extradite Hushpuppi to the US

The police in Dubai has extradited Raymond Igbalode Abbas, an Instagram celebrity better known as Hushpuppi, from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to the United States.

The security outfit took to its social media page to break the news on Thursday.

5. OPay blames ‘harsh business conditions,’ COVID-19 as it closes business units

OPay Nigeria Thursday said it was putting on hold the operations of three of its units – ride-hailing services, ORide and OCar, and logistics service OExpress.

6.The Nigerian Army has freed Victoria Idakpini, the detained wife of Lance Corporal Martins Idakpani.

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday pledged that the Nigerian Army would continue to remain professional, apolitical and focused on its constitutional mandate for better service delivery. 

7.Gusau remains AFN president, rules Abuja High Court

A Federal High Court in Abuja ruled that Ibrahim Gusau remained the President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria.

8. Not ready to return to Barcelona for now.

Brazilian star Phillipe Coutinho has reportedly accepted to take a whopping fifty percent cut on his £240k-a-week wages to extend Bayern Munich loan until end of season.-Legit News

9. APC: Akeredolu responsible for deputy gov’s exit, says Adelami

An Ondo State All Progressives Congress governorship aspirant, Chief Olayide Adelami, has said Governor Rotimi Akeredolu should take responsibility for the exit of the current deputy governor, Ajayi Agboola, from the APC.- Punch News

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