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Latest Breaking News Headlines In Nigeria This Evening, Friday, June 26,2020

ELSIE.S.C 06/26/2020

"I am totally shocked and saddened at the passing of Theo Foley. What a special football man and gentleman he was!

''He helped me so much behind the scenes at The Arsenal, and always was a pleasure to be around. R.I.P. Theo Foley,'' ex-Gunners' striker Kevin Campbell explained. -Legit News

Kayode Oyero- The Federal Government has said it shut down a building housing the Embassy of Nigeria in Berlin, Germany in order to allow thorough disinfection of the building. In a statement on Friday, the Embassy said the move was necessary to guarantee the safety of its staff and the visiting public amid the coronavirus Source: Punch Newspaper

By Luminous Jannamike - Abuja Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, on Friday commiserated with the family of the immediate past Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi who died of Coronavirus complications, in Lagos on Thursday. The apex Christian body, in a statement by its National President, Dr. Samson Ayokunle, which was issued on his behalf by Pastor Bayo Oladeji, his media aide, described Ajimobi's death as a painful loss to the Church in Oyo state. - Vanguard News

“With this development, we doubt if there will be a level-playing ground, because these governors are like a fraternity.”- Guardian News

The Global Fund Malaria Accountability and Advocacy Project, has urged governments to adequately fund malaria prevention, treatment and mitigation to effectively cover grassroots in Adamawa state. Mrs Laureta Charles, State Program Officer, made the charge while declaring open, review meeting in Yola Friday for 25 Executive Directors of CSOs and implementing NGOs to addressing challenges of mitigation, prevention, treatment of malaria and promotion of immunization in the state. -Leadership Newspaper

NDLEA Apprehends 27 Drug Suspects, At Lagos Airport In 6 Months- Nigeria Independent

By Ozioruva Aliu BENIN CITY – FORMER President of Ijaw Youth Congress (IYC) development activist, Dr Chris Ekiyor has called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to rejig the service chiefs to curtail the alarming rate of insecurity across the country. Speaking to journalists in Benin City yesterday, Ekiyor said there something fundamentally wrong with the armed forces, which he traced to their leadership as posited that it is strange that men of the Nigerian armed forces who have excelled on foreign missions and singlehandedly restored sanity to several countries in West Africa could be battling to curtail the activities, of book haram and bandits that keep killing innocent Nigerians in their hundreds. - Vanguard News

Nigerians consume about 1.5 million metric tonnes of fish per annum. But only about 600,000 metric tons are produced domestically.- Guardian News

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