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Top 15 News Roundup For Latest Nigeria News April 14

News Round Up

Here is New Telegraph’s news roundup of the top 15 latest Nigerian news making headlines today Sunday, April 14 2024.

Aiyedatiwa Warns Ondo Citizens Against Putting Commissioners Under Pressure

Families and friends of the recently appointed commissioners in Ondo State have been advised by Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa not to place undue pressure on them as this he said could compromise their effectiveness as members of the State Executive Council (SEC).

This is as Aiyedatiwa encouraged the newly appointed cabinet…Read more 

A Decade After Chibok Tragedy: ‘U.S. Stands With Nigeria’

As Nigeria marks one decade since the abduction of the Chibok girls, the United States (U.S.) Government has reaffirmed its support for the survivours, their families, and all those affected by terrorism in the country.

According to a statement issued from the Public Diplomacy Section…Read more 

We’ve Paid Another N2bn To APC Ex-LG Chairmen – Makinde

Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, has declared that another tranche of N2 billion has been paid to the immediate past All Progressives Congress (APC) Local Government Chairmen in the state as part of their entitlements.

In a press release made available to Saturday Telegraph by the Governor’s…Read more 

PDP Chairmanship: I’m Ready To Serve In Any Capacity – Ombugadu

A two-time candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Nasarawa State governorship election, David Ombugadu has said though he has not decided to run for the chairmanship of the party, he is ready to serve the PDP in any capacity.

There have been calls for the party to cede its chairmanship position…Read more

Nigerians In Canada To Host Townhall Meeting With Peter Obi

The Coalition of Nigerian Canadian Interest Groups (CONCIG),
A network of Nigerian Canadian socio-economic and good governance organizations based in Canada, Coalition of Nigerian Canadian Interest Groups (CONCIG) will on Friday, May 3, host the Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in the 2023 general elections, Peter Obi, to a townhall meeting in Toronto, Canada.…Read more 

JAMB To Disqualify Candidates Patronising Fake Websites To Print Notification Slips

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has said any candidate found to have patronised fake websites to print notification slips for the forthcoming 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), would be disqualified from sitting for the exams.

This came as the Board and the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), on Saturday…Read more 

Doherty Writes Akpabio, Abbas On Lagos-Calabar Road Project

The 2023 gubernatorial candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in the Lagos State, Funsho Doherty on Friday lent his voice to the demand for an investigation into the Lagos-Calabar Coastal Road project awarded to Hi-Tech Construction Ltd.

Doherty in a letter addressed to Nigeria’s Senate President…Read more 

Defence Minister To NEF: You’re Political Paperweight

The Minister of State (Defence), Bello Matawalle, has described the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) as “more or less a political paperweight trying to embark on a destructive journey that will bring the North to disrepute for the group’s personal and selfish gains “.

It will be recalled that the NEF issued a statement a few days ago…Read more 

US Ex-Ambassador Bags 15-Year Jail Term For Spying On American Govt

A former United States (US) Ambassador to Bolivia, Victor Manuel Rocha, has bagged a 15-year imprisonment for espionage against the American government spanning more than ten years.

US District Judge, Beth Bloom in Miami, handed down the sentence on Friday…Read more 

Nationwide blackout in February was deliberate –Adelabu

The Minister of Power, Chief Adebayo Adelabu has said that the national blackout in February was deliberate while noting that the federal government has not been fully funding electricity subsidies in the past.

Noting that the inaction had been accumulating as debts to the generating…Read more 

Ondo Guber: No vacancy in Government House –Aiyedatiwa

Governor Lucky Aiyeditawa of Ondo State yes- terday declared that there is no vacancy in the state government house.

Aiyeditawa stated this, while speaking to jour- nalists after his appear- ance before the screening committee of the party at its national secretariat in Abuja…Read more 

FG Commences Extradiction Of Fleeing Binance Executive From Kenya

The Federal Government on Saturday disclosed that Nadeem Anjarwalla, the Binance executive who escaped custody in Nigeria, has been found in Kenya.

Saturday Telegraph reports that Anjarwalla escaped from the custody…Read more  

Biden Warns Iran Against Potential Attack On Israel

Following the ongoing war in Gaza, the President of the United States (US), Joe Biden has promised to defend Israel.

This was as President Biden warned that Iran would not be allowed…Read more 

Nigeria Introduces New Vaccine Against Meningitis

Nigeria has become the first country in the world to roll out a new vaccine (called Men5CV) recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO), which protects people against five strains of the meningococcus bacteria.

Meningitis is a serious infection that leads to the inflammation…Read more 

Okpebholo Is Next Edo Governor – Oshiomhole

A former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Adams Oshiomhole, has assured that the party’s governorship candidate for the September 21, 2024, election, Senator Monday Okpebholo, will succeed the  People’s Democratic Party’s (PDP) Governor Godwin Obaseki on November 12 this year.

He assured that Okpebholo, the representative of Edo Central Senatorial District…Read more

 

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