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Top 15 News Roundup For Latest Nigeria News June 14

News Round Up

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

Ondo Guber: Aiyedatiwa, Ajayi, 15 Others Made INEC Final List

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has cleared Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa, and former deputy governor, Agboola Ajayi, to contest the November 16 Ondo State governorship election.

Also clear is 49-year-old Adeyemi Nejo, a paraplegic patient…Read more 

World Bank Approves Nigeria’s $2.25bn Loan Request

The World Bank has approved a total of $2.25 billion loan for Nigeria to help provide immediate financial and technical support to the country’s efforts to stabilize its economy and increase support for the poor and most economically at risk.

In a statement released late on Thursday, the World Bank…Read more 

NNPC Ltd Chief Rallies Judiciary’s Support Against Crude Oil Theft

In order for the oil and gas industry to achieve its full potential as an enabler of national economic and industrial growth, the Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO) of the NNPC Limited, Mr Mele Kyari, has called for the support of the judiciary in tackling the twin challenges of crude oil theft and pipeline vandalism.

Kyari made the call at the National Judges Capacity Building Workshop…Read more 

Nigeria At 25: Group Lauds Fubara For His Outstanding Contributions

A group under the auspices of the Ijaw Development Vanguard (IDV), on Wednesday hailed the Governor of Rivers State, Siminalayi Fubara, for his outstanding contributions to Nigerians democracy and the development of Rivers State.

The group in a statement marking 25 years of uninterrupted democracy…Read more 

Tinubu Appoints Ex-Economic Adviser New Budget Office DG

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Tanimu Yakubu as the Director-General of the Budget Office of the Federation.

President Tinubu Gave the approval on Thursday…Read more 

Nigeria Seeks Partnership With WTO To Foster Economic Growth

Nigeria has expressed desire to collaborate with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on economic policy development and technical assistance.

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Nkeiruka Onyejeocha…Read more 

Clark Blows Hot, Says Injustice Against Igbos Has Not Abated In Tinubu’s Govt

An elder statesman and South-South Leader, Chief Edwin Clark, has asserted that President Bola Tinubu is trolling the path of his predecessor, Muhammadu Buhari, who did everything to subjugate Igbos from the South-Eastern part of Nigeria for reasons best known to him.

Clark, in an open letter to President Tinubu, said Buhari excluded…Read more 

Oyo Govt Records Improved IGR – Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has said that the state has moved from an average Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of N4.2 Billio in 2023 to N4.95 billion in 2024.

Governor Makinde also hinted that 152.9 kilometers of road…Read more 

Obi: Jonathan Sacrifices For Nigeria More Than Any Politician In Fourth Republic

The 2023 presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, has praised former President Goodluck Jonathan for his contributions to Nigeria’s educational sector.

This was as the former Governor of Anambra State asserted…Read more 

FG Urges Youths To Join Fight Against Oil Theft, Others

The Minister of Defence, Mohammed Abubakar, has urged the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) to support the government’s efforts in combating oil theft and related economic crimes.

The former Governor of Jigawa State made the plea when he received…Read more 

Global Energy Show: Ekpo Woos Canadian Businesses, Investors To Nigeria’s Gas Sector

The Minister of State Petroleum Resources (Gas), Ekperikpe Ekpo on Thursday said the path to a sustainable energy future requires partnership, innovation, and a shared commitment to addressing global energy challenges.

He stated this at a welcome reception hosted by the Nigerian High Commission in Alberta…Read more

NNPC Ltd To Withdraw Suit Opposing ExxonMobil’s $1.28bn Asset Divestment To Seplat

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC) has filed a motion in the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja seeking to discontinue its ongoing suit action against several subsidiaries of Mobil Nigeria and the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC).

The NNPC Ltd’s application was presented by their legal counsel Afe Babalola & Co…Read more 

Pro-Wike Lawmakers No Longer PDP Members, Rivers AG

The Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Rivers State, Dagogo Iboroma on Thursday insisted that the 27 members of the State Assemblyloyal to the Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike have lost their seats as members of the State House of Assembly.

Iboroma who spoke in a statement…Read more 

Dangote Sets To Establish Petrol Terminal In Caribbean

Aliko Dangote the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Dangote Group has revealed plans to establish a terminal in the Caribbean for exporting petroleum products to North American countries.

Dangote disclosed this while speaking at the Afreximbank’s…Read more

Minimum Wage: I’ll Approve What Nigeria Can Afford, Tinubu Assures Labour

Amid the controversy greeting the new minimum wage, President Bola Tinubu has assured the Labour Unions that he would approve a wage that the Federal Government can afford.

President Tinubu made this known while speaking at a dinner to mark Nigeria’s 25 years…Read more

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