Nigerian Newspaper: 10 Things You Should Know (August 25)

  1. As school resumes: Please bear with us – Minister Emeka

The Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, said on Monday no date had been fixed yet for the full resumption of schools in the country. Read more

  1. COVID-19: Ramp up test and declare credible results – Boss Mustapha tells State.

The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, said on Monday Nigeria has recorded a steady decline in the COVID-19 death rate in the last five months. In Disaster Rumour

  1. COVID-19: Nigeria records 321 fresh cases

Nigeria on Monday night recorded 321 fresh COVID-19 cases. In Disaster Rumour

  1. Buhari appoints chairman, others for persons with disabilities commission

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday approved the composition of the Governing Council of the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities. In Politics Today

  1. FG warns Nigerians against sending their children to schools in Northern Cyprus

Following the reported incessant and mysterious killing of Nigerians in Northern Cyprus, the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) on Monday warned Nigerians against sending their children to universities in the European nation. In Edu-NATION

  1. Corruption: Malami denies conspiracy to witch-hunt Magu.

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has dismissed reports that he conspired with a lawyer to testify against the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu. In Crimes Story

  1. Lagos Assembly asks Sanwo-Olu to account for three helicopters

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday asked Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to explain the whereabouts of three helicopters belonging to the state. In In The News

  1. NSE: Buy pressure on consumer goods stocks lifts market capitalisation by N3.779bn

The bull run on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) continued on Monday with a marginal gain of N3.779 billion, supported by investors’ renewed interest in consumer goods stocks. Gains recorded by the likes of Unilever, Guinness, PZ and International Breweries were instrumental in today’s positive show. In Business Updates

  1. AfDB: Nigeria doubles voting rights before presidential election

Nigeria has nearly doubled its voting rights in the African Development Bank (AfDB) to 16.8% before the lender’s yearly meetings this week, as one of its own, Akinwunmi Adesina, seeks re-election into the bank’s presidency after being cleared of allegations of wrongdoing, Bloomberg said on Sunday. In Politics Today

  1. Osimhen thrilled to begin training with Napoli teammates

Super Eagles forward, Victor Osimhen has finally started training with his new teammates at Napoli, and he is excited about it. In Sport Today