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Top 15 News Roundup For Latest Nigeria News June 13

News Round Up

Here is New Telegraph’s news roundup of the top 15 latest Nigerian news making headlines today Thursday, June 13, 2024.

Tinubu’s Fall: President Describes Occurrence As Respect For Democracy

President Bola Tinubu has responded with good humor to the viral video capturing his slip while boarding the presidential vehicle at Eagles Square in Abuja.

Tinubu playfully referred to the incident as a “swagger,”….Read more

June 12: CSOs Urge Tinubu To Abandon World Bank, IMF Policies, Address Nigerians’ Suffering

The Osun Civil Societies Coalition on Wednesday called on President Bola Tinubu to abandon World Bank and IMF economic policies, which they said have worsened the country’s economy.

The rights groups during a peaceful march to commemorate…Read more 

Lawan Charges Military To Stamp Out Insecurity Across Nigeria

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Defence, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has asked the Military to stamp out insecurity across parts of the country.

According to a statement signed on Wednesday by Dr. Ezrel Tabiowo…Read more 

Minimum Wage: NLC Reacts To Tinubu’s Democracy Day Speech

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has reacted to the Democracy Day Speech of President Bola Tinubu, where he gave assurance of a new minimum wage for the workforce, saying he failed to give them the much-expected gift on June 12.

The Acting President of NLC, Comrade Prince Adewale Adeyanju…Read more 

Democracy Day: Shehu Sani Defends Tinubu, Says Biden, Fidel Castrol Fell

Former Senator who represented Kaduna Central in the 8th National Assembly, Shehu Sani, has defended President Bola Tinubu after he slipped at the Eagles Square in Abuja.

New Telegraph reports that on Wednesday, Tinubu slipped at the Eagles Square…Read more 

Presidency Reacts To Tinubu’s Fall At Eagles Square

The Special Adviser to President Bola Tinubu on Social Media, Dada Olusegun, has downplay concerns over his principal’s brief slip while boarding a parade vehicle at the June 12 Democracy Day celebration in Abuja.

He made the clarification following the circulation of videos showing President Tinubu…Read more 

Credible Elections Potent Path To Immortalize MKO Abiola, Other Heroes Of Democracy – Adeleke

Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke has highlighted free and fair elections as the best way to honour the memory of the acclaimed winner of the June 12 Presidential election, Bashorun MKO Abiola and other democratic heroes.

Describing free and fair elections as the lifeline of any virile democracy…Read more 

Democracy Day: More Dividends Coming To Nigerians – Abbas

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Tajudeen Abbas has congratulated Nigerians as they mark Democracy Day and celebrate 25 years of unbroken democracy in the Fourth Republic.

He said the country has evolved in the past 25 years, and the dividends…Read more 

June 12: Ohanaeze Faults Tinubu Democracy Day Broadcast

Ohaneze Ndigbo has described the June 12 national broadcast of President Bola Tinubu as poorly prepared contending that while he recognized the contributions of many Nigerians to the struggle he failed to mention the then Chairman of National Electoral Commission (NEC), Prof Humphrey Nwosu.

The body further insisted that the true meaning of Democracy Day celebration…Read more 

Democracy Day: N’Assembly To Get Bill On New Minimum Wage Soon – Tinubu

President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday assured Organised Labour that an executive bill on the new national minimum wage for workers will soon be sent to the National Assembly for passage.

President Tinubu gave the assurance while addressing Nigerians…Read more

Democracy Day: Tinubu Reassures Reforms Will Lead To Prosperity

Amid the 2024 Democracy Day celebration, President Bola Tinubu has reassured Nigerians that the ongoing national reforms were not intended to inflict pain but to “fix” the economy.

President Tinubu who gave this assurance while addressing the Nigerians…Read more 

BREAKING: President Tinubu’s 2024 Democracy Day Address

President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday addressed Nigerians on Democracy Day for the second time since he assumed office as the 6th President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on May 29, 2024.

Speaking in a national broadcast to mark the 25th anniversary…Read more 

Democracy Day: Ododo Urges Resilience As Nigeria Journey Towards Justice For All Citizens

Kogi State Governor, Ahmed Usman Ododo has called for resilience in Nigeria’s journey to ensure justice for all her citizens as the country marks 25 years of uninterrupted democratic governance since 1999.

The Governor, in his Democracy Day message, called on Nigerians…Read more

LP Berates NGF Over Rejection Of Proposed N62,000 Minimum Wage

The Chairman of the Labour Party (LP) transition committee in Ebonyi state Comrade Igini Innocent, has berated the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) over its rejection of the sixty-two thousand naira proposed minimum wage by the tripartite committee set up by the federal government.

Igini made the condemnation in Abakaliki on Wednesday…Read more 

IPOB Allegedly Uncovers Killers Of Soldiers In Aba

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has alleged that the kidnappers and terrorists dislodged at the Lokpanta cattle market “in connivance with some Fulanis in the military authority in Abia State were responsible for the attack and murder of four Igbo Soldiers in Aba on May 30th, Biafra Heroes Day.”

The attack, the separatist group asserted, “was masterminded…Read more

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