Top 10 Stories You Cannot Afford to Miss This Tuesday Evening, July 19, 2022

Top 10 Stories You Cannot Afford to Miss This Tuesday Evening, July 19, 2022

Here is a round-up of stories we have tracked for your reading pleasure this evening

Buhari Issues Two Weeks Ultimatum To Education Minister To Resolve ASUU Strike

Sources in the Presidential Villa said the President gave the directive on Tuesday during a meeting with relevant government Ministries, Agencies, and Departments (MDAs) where he received briefings on the current face-off with the university unions since February 14, among other issues. READ MORE

CBN Raises Interest Rate To 14% To Check Inflation

“Members were conscious of the fact that output growth remained fragile. However, not curtailing inflation now could erode the monetary gains achieved in improving consumer purchasing power and thus worsen the poverty level for the vulnerable populace.” READ MORE

Badenoch, Nigerian-born Lawmaker Loses Out In Race To Replace Boris Johnson As British PM

After the latest vote knocked Badenoch out, former Treasury chief Rishi Sunak led the shrinking field of candidates and had all but secured his place in the final pair. Trade Minister Penny Mordaunt and Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, who were neck and neck behind him, will now scramble to woo Badenoch’s supporters before a final elimination vote on Wednesday. READ MORE

WTO DG Okonjo-Iweala Pays A Visit To Nigeria, Spotlights Importance Of Fisheries Subsidies, Local Vaccine Production

Her visit comes barely a month after the WTO’s Council of Ministers meeting which was held in Geneva between June 12 to 17 with a major focus on improving trade, health, food security, and economic reforms which aim at building economic resilience globally. READ MORE

143 Nigerians Stranded In Libya Arrive Lagos, Received By NEMA

Farinloye said 96 male adults, 36 female adults, eight male and one female child, one female infant and one male infant were brought back to the country. READ MORE

New NNPC Ltd Opening New Vintages For Partnerships – FG

“One of the magnanimous provisions of the PIA, is the transition of the NNPC into a fully commercial entity, which will be a Limited Liability Company incorporated under the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA), to be known as the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd.,” he said. READ MORE

Pastor Adeboye Denies Endorsing Tinubu, Aligns with Position of  CAN On Muslim-Muslim Ticket

Adeboye expressed support for the position of the Christian Association of Nigeria and the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria in the 2023 election. The church department said Adeboye will never endorse any candidate. READ MORE

APC To Unveil Shettima As VP Candidate Tomorrow

“All members of the National Executive Committee, Progressives Governors’ Forum, APC Caucus in the National Assembly, Federal Executive Council, diplomatic corps and presidential aspirants at the June 2022 Special National Convention, APC state chairmen, secretaries and organizing secretaries are hereby invited to witness this landmark official unveiling of our great party’s vice-presidential candidate.” READ MORE

Osun: Adeleke Would Have Also Won the Election Even if He Contested Under Platform of Another Party -Dr Cosmos

My party should not over-celebrate. Adeleke did not win because he is in PDP; he won because he has impacted lives. He won because he identifies with the people. His victory is what I call personified voting democracy – voting for individuals in place of voting for the party. If Adeleke were in another party they would have still voted for him because he has endeared himself to them. READ MORE

Oyo CJ Swears in Bayo Lawal as New Deputy Governor

“But, for us, as the saying goes that the reward of hard work is more work, that’s why we’re giving you more work. The position of deputy governor is a position of trust, our masters are the good people of Oyo State. READ MORE

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