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Top 15 News Roundup For Latest Nigeria News June 11

News Round Up

Here is New Telegraph’s news roundup of the top 15 latest Nigerian news making headlines today Tuesday, June 11, 2024.

Edo Guber: Shaibu Donates Campaign Office Vehicles To APC Candidate

The former Deputy Governor of Edo State, Comrade Philip Shaibu has donated his campaign secretariat office to the All Progressives Congress (APC)’ gubernatorial candidate in the state, Senator Monday Okpebholo/Hon Dennis Idahosa Campaign Organization.

New Telegraph reports that the campaign office, located along Airport Road…Read more 

Dangote Urges N’Assembly To Consider Refinery As National Asset

The owner of Dangote Refinery, Aliko Dangote, has urged the National Assembly to consider the refinery as a national asset.

He stated that the refinery has multiplier effects on the nation…Read more 

Alleged Murder Case: Gov Yusuf To Pay Rep Doguwa N25m Damages

A member of the House of Representatives, and Committee Chairman of Downstream Petroleum, Ado Alhassan Doguwa is to be paid a whooping sum of N25 million Damages for wrongly accusing him of a murder case.

The Federal High Court in Abuja awarded N25 million as damages against the Kano State…Read more

Liquidity Solution To Problems Of Power Sector – Finance Minister

The Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Mr Wale Edun, on Monday, declared that liquidity was the major solution required to end the perennial problems facing the power sector.

This was as the Managing Director of Niger Delta Power Holding Company…Read more

S’West Govs Condemns Agitations For O’dua Republic As Sanwo-Olu Emerged Chairman

After a closed-door meeting which lasted four hours and thirty minutes, the forum of Southwest Governors, on Monday announced the appointment of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State as its new Chairman.

The position of the Chairman of the Southwest Governors’ Forum…Read more

Aircraft Carrying Malawi Vice-President, Nine Others Missing

The Malawi government has confirmed that an aircraft carrying its Vice President, Saulos Chilima and nine others is missing.

According to a statement issued by its Secretary, Colleen Zamba…Read more

CSO Urges FG, States To Pay Workers Reasonable Wage Of N100,000

The Permanent Representative of the Centre for Convention on Democratic Integrity (CCDI) to the United Nations (UN), Mr Olufemi Aduwo, has urged the Federal and State governments to pay civil servants a reasonable wage.

In a statement issued on Monday, Aduwo said the minimum wage of N62,000…Read more 

Reps Seek Rotational 6-Year Single Tenure For President, Others

A group of 35 lawmakers, under the auspices of Reform Minded Legislators, are seeking the amendment of the 1999 constitution for a rotational single-term presidency of 6 years between the North and the South.

The lawmakers are also proposing an alteration to the Constitution…Read more 

No Plan For Further Revocation Of Bank’s Operating Licence – CBN

Fabrication of stories of impending revocation of operating licences of another set of Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) are mere speculation the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said on Monday, urging the public to disregard such information.

The apex bank reiterated the safety of depositors’ funds in bank custody…Read more 

Revoke All Electricity Contract With EEDC, IPOB Urges S’East Govs

The proscribed Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) has urged the South-East Governors to revoke all electricity contracts with Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC).

In a press statement issued by the IPOB Media and Publicity Secretary Comrade Emma Powerful…Read more 

Rivers Crisis: Jonathan, Odili, Amaechi No Longer In Talking Terms With Wike – Clark

Chief Edwin Clark, National Leader of the Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has said former President Goodluck Jonathan, former Rivers State governors, Peter Odili and Rotimi Amaechi, who were responsible for Nyesom Wike’s rise in politics, are no longer talking with the FCT Minister.

The elder statesman made the revelation on Sunday while speaking…Read more 

Why We Postponed Enugu Constituency Rerun Election – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has said that the rescheduled rerun election for the Enugu South 1 State Constituency was postponed due to security reasons.

New Telegraph recalls that this is the third attempt by INEC to hold the election.…Read more 

World Bank Invests $120m To Tackle Almajiri Out-Of-School Children

The Sokoto State Commissioner for Religious Affairs, Sheikh Jabir Sani Maihulla has said that the World Bank is investing $120 million to tackle the Almajiri and out-of-school children problems in the northern region.

Maihulla stated this during a ministerial briefing held at the Nigeria Union of Journalists…Read more 

Petrol Price May Crash To N300/Litre – Modular Refineries

The operators of Modular Refineries have revealed that the price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise known as petrol or fuel, is expected to drop to around ₦300 per litre once the Dangote Petroleum Refinery and other local producers begin large-scale production.

Speaking under the aegis of the Crude Oil Refinery Owners Association of Nigeria…Read more

EFCC Secures Forfeiture Of Properties, Vehicles, Others For Arthur Eze

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) through the Court of Appeal, Abuja has recovered 20 properties, 10 vehicles and three princely wristwatches from two brothers, Olisaebuka Eze and Onyeka Nnadozie Eze for a petitioner, Arthur Eze

In a final forfeiture ruling on Friday, June 7, 2024, by a three-man panel of justices…Read more 

NDDC Defends N1.911trn 2024 Budget Proposal Before Senate

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) led by its Managing Director, Dr Samuel Ogbuku, on Monday, defended its 2024 budget proposal of N1.911trillion before the Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs.

Ogbuku presented the estimates of the fiscal document to the Senators…Read more 

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