This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria, Today, Tuesday, 21st, July 2020
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu Wins Ondo APC Primary Election
Naija News reports that Governor Akeredolu emerged the winner of the Ondo APC primary election after defeating other aspirants including Chief Olusola Oke in all the local government areas in the state.
Buhari’s Ally, Isa Funtua Is Dead
President Muhammadu Buhari‘s ally, Mallam Isa Funtua is dead.
A report monitored on Vanguard Newspaper by Naija News says Isa Funtua died in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital while undergoing a routine medical check-up.
FG Predicts Another Pandemic After Coronavirus In Nigeria
The Federal Government has warned that Nigeria risks another pandemic after coronavirus in Nigeria if it fails to take advantage of opportunities presented by COVID-19 to develop its health infrastructure.
Naija News reports that the Secretary to the Government the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha raised the alarm while inaugurating the Board of Experts (BoE) of the Healthcare Sector Research and Development Intervention Scheme (HSRDIS) in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital on Monday.
Why Acting NDDC MD Pondei Collapsed – PDP
The acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Prof Kemebradikumo Pondei, ‘slumped’ before a House of Reps investigative panel as a result of the weight of corruption in the commission.
Naija News had earlier reported that Prof Kemebradikumo Pondei, collapsed while being grilled by the lawmakers.
Ondo: I Will Victorious In The Forthcoming PDP Primaries – Jegede
Eyitayo Jegede, a governorship aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo State, on Monday stated that he will come out victorious in the forthcoming party’s primary.
The governorship aspirant in his statement noted that he is not scared of any aspirant in the party including the state Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, who recently defected to the party.