BREAKING: Afternoon Breaking News In Nigeria Today, Friday July 17, 2020

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-THE United Nation's Children Fund,has urged Nigeria to seize the current moment to vaccinate children or risk them to what it called "uncertain future and possibly dire health prospects." The children’s rights organization tasked the country to “reimagine” how it delivers routine immunization during COVID-19 pandemic. This came as UNICEF and the World Health Organization,WHO,warned of an alarming decline in global vaccine coverage due to a COVID-19 pandemic which it note, "is disrupting the delivery and uptake of immunization services around the world." [ 760 more words ]- Vanguard Newspaper

A Nigerian business entrepreneur, Nneka Ede, has purchased Portuguese third division club Lusitano Ginasio Clube for an undisclosed fee. Ede is now the first African woman to own an European football club.According to a statement on Thursday, Ede has secured 100 percent ownership of Lusitano Ginasio Clube founded in 1911. The 108-years-old club last played in the Portuguese top-flight division in the 1950’s. [ 92 more words ]- Complete Sports News

THE Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has directed investigation into the alleged breach of airport protocol by some dignitaries. He said anyone found guilty risks imprisonment for not less than two months.- The Nation Newspaper

The lifeless body of a day-old baby was found on a refuse dump in Gwallameji area of Bauchi metropolis yesterday - Guardian Newspaper

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