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Top 15 News Roundup For Latest Nigeria News June 12

News Round Up

Here is New Telegraph’s news roundup of the top 15 latest Nigerian news making headlines today Wednesday, June 12, 2024.

Edo Guber: APC Accepts Resignation Of Ex-Vice Chairman, Urges Members To Be Focused

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, on Tuesday, said it has accepted the resignation of Chief Francis Inegbeneki from his position as State Vice-Chairman (Edo Central) and member of the party in the state.

In a statement signed by the State Chairman, Emperor Jarrett Tenebe…Read more 

FG Seeks $2.5bn World Bank Loan To Fund Renewed Hope Projects – Bagudu

The Minister of Budget and Economic Planning, Senator Atiku Bagudu, on Tuesday, disclosed that the Federal Government has approached the World Bank for a $2.5 billion loan, to partly fund the Renewed Hope Transformational Projects.

Bagudu also explained that the proposed 2024 Supplementary Appropriation Bill…Read more 

June 12: APC Desecrating Principles Of Democracy – PDP

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been desecrating the democratic principles, since 2015.

PDP in a statement issued by the National Publicity Secretary…Read more 

Guber Poll: INEC Registers 269,992 New Voters In Edo, Ondo

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Tuesday, said it has registered a total of 269,992 new voters in Edo and Ondo States.

The commission’s Continuous Voter Registration (CVR)…Read more 

June 12: Nigeria’s Democracy Yet To Deliver Promises Of Prosperity, Liberty – Atiku

Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has said despite nurturing democracy for a quarter of a century in Nigeria, it has continually failed to deliver the promises of prosperity and liberty to the people.

Atiku in a statement issued on Tuesday, noted that the past nine years…Read more 

Senate Passes N98.5bn 2024 FCT Supplementary Appropriation Bill

The Senate, on Tuesday, approved the 2024 Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Supplementary Appropriation Bill of N98.5 billion.

This was as the Senator representing the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)…Read more 

Tinubu Approves N13bn For Research, Lab Upgrade In Varsities

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the sum of N13 billion for the National Research Fund (NRF) and the provision of Central Multipurpose Laboratories in select universities nationwide.

The Minister of Education, Prof. Tahir Mamman made the disclosure during…Read more 

Tinubu Names Abuja Road After Famous Potter, Ladi Kwali

President Bola Tinubu, on Tuesday, named a 3.2 km road in Kwali Area Council  of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) after famous Nigerian potter, Ladi Kwali.

The Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike…Read more

Democracy Day: Tinubu To Address Nigerians On Wednesday

President Bola Tinubu will on Wednesday, June 12 addressed Nigerians in a nationwide broadcast as part of the Democracy Day celebration.

The Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale…Read more

Reps Wade Into Plateau Assembly Crisis, Probe Non-Swearing Of Lawmakers

The House of Representatives Tuesday resolved to investigate the circumstances surrounding the failure to swear in some newly elected members of the Plateau State House of Assembly.

The resolution followed the adoption of a motion of urgent public…Read more 

Political Elites Must Live By Example To Grow Democracy – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that the political elites and actors in the country must live by example for there to be an enduring democracy in Nigeria.

Jonathan, in his remarks as the Chairman of a symposium commemorating the 25th Democracy Day…Read more 

Katsina Attack: Tinubu Gives Marching Orders To Police, Others

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has strongly condemned the recent spate of attacks against citizens in Dutsin-Ma and Kankara Local Government Areas of Katsina State.

New Telegraph had earlier reported that the Police Public Relations Officer…Read more 

Aseyin Visits Ooni, Vows To Join Hands In Ensuring Peace In Yoruabaland

The Aseyin of Iseyin kingdom in Oyo State, Oba Sefiu Olawale Oyebola, Adeyeri III Ajirotutu I, has expressed readiness to join hands with the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II in ensuring peace and tranquillity across Yorubaland.

The new Iseyin monarch made this known during his homage to the Ooni Ogunwusi…Read more

FG Moves To Cut Operational Costs On NRC’s Locomotives With Dual-Retrofit Of Engines

The Federal Government has taken a pragmatic step to reduce the operational costs of locomotives by embarking on retrofitting of the Nigerian Railway Corporation’s (NRC’s) locomotives to dual-retrofit engines, which can now use gas.

The Minister of Transportation, Senator Said Alkali, disclosed…Read more

Missing Malawi Plane Found, VP, Ex-First Lady, Others Feared Dead

The military aircraft conveying Malawi’s Vice President, Saulos Chilima which went missing on Monday have been found.

New Telegraph had earlier reported that the military plane carrying the VP and nine others, including the former First Lady…Read more


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