Major Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Friday, July 31st, 2020

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1. Lagos COVID-19 Toll Exceeds 15,000 As NCDC Confirms 481 New Cases In Nigeria

Lagos state COVID-19 toll, the epicenter of the pandemic in Nigeria, has now hit 15043, this is as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Thursday disclosed that the country has recorded four hundred eight one new cases.


2. COVID-19: NCDC Urges Preventive Measures, Records 481 New Infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has called on Nigerians to take preventive measures against the Coronavirus during the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations as the country recorded 481 new infections.


3. Alayandelu Of Odo-Ayandelu Becomes First Monarch To Bag Nigerian Institute of Building Fellowship

His royal majesty, Oba Bldr. Abdul Ganiyu Aderibigbe Asunmo (FNIOB), Alayandelu of Odo-Ayandelu in Ikosi-Ejinrin has become a FELLOW in the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB).


4. 15 Escape Death As Storey Building Collapses In Kano

Tragedy was averted in the early hours of Wednesday when occupants of a one-storey building that collapsed on Kurna Dangawan Jingau Street in the Dala Local Government Area of Kano State escaped by a whisker.


5. 2020 Eid-il-Kabir: A Time For Celebration And Sober Reflection

2020 has been a year of unexpected twists and turns, with bizarre occurrences and nerve-racking happenings.


6. Eid-El-Kabir: Director Of Islamic Affairs Dies In Road Accident

The director, administration at the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Mallam Yusuf Chinedozi Nwoha is dead.


7. Fani-Kayode’s Wife, Precious Chikwendu Escapes Death After Successful Surgery

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode is thanking God for the life of his wife, Precious Chikwendu.


8. How UNIBAN Student Fell Into Soap-Making Machine And Was Grinded To Death

A 21-year-old student of the University of Ibadan, Gbadebo Richard, died after falling into a soap-making machine on Monday at a factory owned by Henkel Nigeria Limited, makers of WAW detergent and bar soap.


9. Dubai Crown Prince Settles Hospital Bill Of Nigerian Couple Stranded With Their Quadruplets

Dubai crown prince, Hamdan bin Mohammed has paid the hospital bill of a Nigerian family that was stranded in the country.


10. ‘His Journey On Earth Was For Good Of All’ – Tinubu Mourns Pa Fasanmi

All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has condoled with the family of Ayo Fasanmi over his death.


11. Opinion: How Spousal Support Aid Women In Making Significant Choices In Life And In Career11. How Spousal Support Aid Women In Making Significant Choices In Life And In Career

Not everyone believes in the institution of marriage and this by no means makes those who do not believe less human or weird than those who do.


12. Rotary Club Of Lagos Island Sensitises Women On Cervical Cancer

The Rotary Club of Lagos Island, District 9001, on Thursday sensitised market women and school children on the dangers and symptoms of cervical and breast cancer.


13. If You Can’t Protect Our Town, We’ll Get Hunters To Do The Job, Zulum Tells Military

Governor of Borno, Babagana Zulum, has read the riot act to the military over its inability to secure Baga, a town in the state.


14. Explosion Injures 2 In Bank Premises In Oyo

Two persons were injured when a suspected dynamite abandoned at the scene of Wednesday bank robbery exploded in Okeho, Kajola Local Government Area of Oyo State.


15. Court Blocks Trump’s Policy Barring Poor Immigrants

A U.S. Federal Court has pulled the brakes on President Donald Trump’s “public charge” policy that seeks to bar poor immigrants from living in the country.


16. COVID-19: Kano Trains 30, 000 Health Workers, Tests 39, 363 Samples

Kano State Government says it has trained over 30, 000 health workers to stem further spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the state.


17. Trepidation As Explosion Hits Maiduguri On Sallah Eve

A thick cloud of apprehension engulfs Maiduguri, capital of Borno state, on Thursday, the eve of Sallah celebrations, after two bomb two bomb blasts were recorded.


18. Borno Bomb Blasts Kills Father, Son, Three Others

At least five people have been killed in triple explosions that rocked Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.


19. COVID-19: Abiodun Signs N280bn Revised 2020 Budget Into Law

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun has signed the revised N280bn 2020 Appropriation Bill into law.


20. Sanwo-Olu Inaugurates First Indigenous Face Mask Manufacturing Factory In Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday, 30 July inaugurated the first indigenous face mask manufacturing factory, O-Care Medical Face Mask Factory in Lagos.


21. Former Republican Presidential Candidate, Herman Cain Dies Of COVID-19

Herman Cain, former Republican presidential candidate and former CEO of a major pizza chain who went on to become an ardent supporter of President Donald Trump, has died of complications from the coronavirus. He was 74.


22. No fatality In Aircraft Collision – AIB

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) says no injury or fatality was recorded by passengers on the colluded aircraft at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.


23. Popular U.S Based Doctor, Stella Immanuel Accused Of Fraud

Dr Stella Immanuel, a U.S-based Cameroonian medical officer who stirred media on Tuesday after a video of her and her colleagues protesting at the premises of U.S Supreme Court of Justice went viral


24. COVID-19: FG Evacuates 98 Nigerians Stranded In Morocco Since March

The Federal Government has successfully evacuated a total of 98 Nigerians who had been stranded in Morocco since March due to the ban on international flights as part of measures to curb the COVID-19 pandemic.


25. Actress, Angela Okorie Weds Fiance, Desmond In A Romantic Beach Wedding (Photos)

Nollywood actress, Angela Okorie weds her fiance, Desmond alias Chuchu, in a romantic beach wedding.


26. For Chief Sam Amuka A Vote Of Thanks – By Bashorun J.K. Randle

When the amazing Chief Sam Amuka celebrated his 85th Birthday on 13th June, 2020 for obvious reasons matters were somewhat restrained. At the age of eighty-five the celebrant cannot be expected to succumb to reckless abandonment of the decrees imposed by COVID-19, namely wash hands with soap; followed with sanitizer (ensure it is genuine); then the mask; ventilator is optional – and then it would be time to read “The Vanguard” newspaper of which “Uncle Sam” to many and “Sad Sam” to very many more, has been the Publisher and Editor-In-Chief for four decades. Along the line, he has been adorned with the rank of “Generalissimo” by his colleagues in journalism and media mogulism as well as the “Boma Boys” of Warri, Sapele and Port Harcourt.


27. COVID-19 In Nigeria: Insight Into How Lagos State Is Battling The Virulent Pandemic

The Lagos state government has disclosed the type of drugs used for COVID-19 patients in the state in order to ensure their recovery from the virulent infection.


28. Leveraging Diaspora Resources For National Development In A COVID-19 Era

Interest in Nigerians in Diaspora is greatly driven by the quest for national development, national unity, the need for all hands to be on deck, the need to remind all Nigerians at home and abroad, regardless of their religious beliefs and ethnolinguistic background to collectively build a new Nigeria that will be completely free from self-destruction, political recklessness and deception. Rather than seek to promote policies that can engender disintegration, efforts should be made to seek to build a nation where no one is discriminated against and oppressed.


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