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Top 15 News Roundup For Latest Nigeria News June 9

News Round Up

Here is New Telegraph’s news roundup of the top 15 latest Nigerian news making headlines today Sunday, June 9, 2024.

Tinubu’s Unplanned Leadership Must End In 2027 – Lukman

Salihu Lukman, a former National Vice Chairman (North-West) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked opposition parties and other critical stakeholders in the country to mobilise Nigerians towards dislodging the ruling party in 2027.

Lukman in a statement made avavilable to New Telegraph on Saturday…Read more 

Tinubu Opens Up, Says Last One Year Has Been Challenging

On Saturday, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu declared that the last one year in office has been a challenging time for the country.

This is as he said he has been working, retooling and rejigging the financial…Read more 

Kwankwaso: How Enemies Of Kano Distracted Gov Yusuf For One Year

Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, the Presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), on Saturday, accused the main opposition party in Kano State of distracting the incumbent Governor, Abba Yusuf’s government for one year.

The former governor of the State and leader of the Kwankwasiyya….Read more

Edo Guber: APC Calls For PDP Campaign Media Head’s Arrest Over Threat In Viral Video

The Edo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called for the arrest of Asue Ighodalo Campaign Organisation spokesman, Rev Olu Martins over his utterances in a viral video.

In the first video released on Friday, Martin at the PDP stakeholders meeting, said, “If some people leave the party…Read more

43rd Olubadan: Oba Olakulehin To Be Enthroned Once Strong Enough – Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Saturday, declared that he had received the recommendation of Oba Owolabi Olakulehin as the 43rd Olubadan of Ibadanland by the Olubadan-in-Council, adding that the monarch will be enthroned once he is strong enough for the coronation processes.

The governor made this known at the final burial ceremony…Read more 

S’African Election, Shining Example Of Transparency, Efficiency – Obi

Former Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) Peter Obi has said Nigeria should imitate the just concluded general election in South Africa, which he stated, was “a shining example of what a transparent and efficient democratic electoral process should look like.”

Obi in a statement on his X platform on Saturday, noted…Read more 

Disregard Concocted Kwankwaso’s EFCC Story, It’s Untrue – Aide

One of the media aides to the National Leader of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Sen. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, Mal. Abdulmalik Suleiman has debunked the rumours suggesting his principal is being grilled by the anti-graft agency.

In a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on Friday…Read more 

Rep Member Advises Tinubu To Prioritize Power Supply, Proposes N100,000 As Minimum Wage

The power sector has been described as critical to national development, holding 60% of the cost of production as the quickest route to economic recovery, according to the member representing Arochukwu/Ohafia at the House of Representatives, Hon Ibe Okwara Osonwa.

Osonwa, in a chat with journalists in Umuahia, said the path to economic…Read more

Minimum Wage: Omokri Asks FG, Govs To Consider US Multiple Pay System

Reno Omokri, a former presidential Media Aide and socio-political analyst, has advised the Federal Government under the leadership of President Bola Tinubu to adopt the American multiple minimum wage system.

Omokri gave the advice on Saturday through his official X account…Read more

Miserable Minimum Wage Grave Danger To Workers, Economy, NLC Warns Govs

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has warned state governments to be careful what they wish for, as a miserable national minimum wage would portend grave danger to the economy of most states which were driven by workers’ wages.

The warning was contained in a statement signed by NLC’s…Read more 

Adamawa LG Polls: PDP Fixes N10m For Chairman, N120,000 For Councilor Forms

Ahead of the July Local Government elections in Adamawa State, the State Chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), has announced the sum of N10 million and N120,000 respectively as fees for obtaining nomination and expression of interest forms.

Speaking at a press conference heralding the kick-off of activities ahead…Read more 

Plateau LP Candidate Urges Tinubu To Appoint New Minister To Replace Lalong

The 2023 gubernatorial candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in Plateau State, Dr Patrick Dakum, has appealed to President Ahmed Bola Tinubu to appoint a new Minister from the State to replace Senator Simon Lalong.

It would be recalled that Sen. Lalong was the Minister of Labour…Read more 

MultiChoice Sets To Appeal Tribunal’s Ruling

MultiChoice Nigeria has announced its intention to appeal the ruling by the Competition and Consumer Protection Tribunal (CCPT) in Abuja.

Saturday Telegraph had earlier reported that the CCPT had fined the pay-TV company the sum of N150 million for challenging its jurisdiction in a price regulation matter…Read more

Minimum Wage: FG Targets N62,000, Govs Want N57,000, Labour Demands N250,000

The 36 State governors under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) have outrightly rejected the ₦62,000 new national minimum wageproposed by the Federal Government.

The governors made the rejection  on Friday night as they declared…Read more 

Insecurity: Otti Applauds NAF’s Move To Set Up Operational Base In Abia

Abia State Governor, Alex Otti has said that he welcomes the decision by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to set up an operational base in the State, adding that it is coming at the right time.

Otti who said this when he received the Chief of Air Staff…Read more

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