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Top 15 News Roundup For Latest Nigeria News May 12

News Round Up

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

Due Process: Presidency keeps mum on Lagos-Calabar Coastal road

There have raging controversies on whether the newly awarded contract for the construction of the 700 kilometre Lagos-Calabar Coastal road passed through required Due Process or not. Critics, including former Vice President and the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar…Read more 

AMVCA 2024: Africa Magic Celebrates Winners Of 10th Edition

The much anticipated 10th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) has come to an end on Saturday night following an exciting and star-studded three-day celebration.

This year’s edition was held on the 9th, 10th, and 11th of May 2024…Read more

Gbajabiamila: Gateway Airport To Become Major Transportation Hub For S’West

Chief of Staff to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has commended the bold initiative of Governor Dapo Abiodun on the Gateway International Agro Cargo and Passenger Airport.

Gbajabiamila also applauded the Governor for forging ahead…Read more 

Fubara Vs Wike: We’re Now In Full Control Of Rivers – PDP

Amid the suspension of the pro-Wike lawmakers from the Rivers State House of Assembly, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), on Saturday, claimed that Governor Siminalayi Fubara and the party are now in full control of the state.

The ruling party in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary…Read more 

Guber Polls: Ganduje’s Leadership Style Attracts Defection Of Big Wigs From Opposition Party – Group

A socio political group, Progressives Youths In United Kingdom (O-SPYUK) has ascribed the recent defections of big wigs from opposition parties into the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the good leadership style of the national executives of the party.

The group in a statement issued by its Coordinator, Tunmise Ajiboye…Read more 

Rivers Crisis: Blame Nobody But Yourselves, PDP Tells Ex-Lawmakers

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has said the sacked members of the Rivers State House of Assembly have only themselves to blame for breaching the constitution and should bear the consequences.

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

Tax Reforms Initiated Benefits Of Nigerians – Shettima

The Vice President Kashim Shettima has said the ongoing tax reforms under the administration of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu were targeted at improving the system for the overall benefit of all Nigerians.

According to him, contrary to speculations in some quarters…Read more 

PCNGi: Edun Inspects Lagos CNG Motor Assembly Plant

The Finance Minister and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Olawale  Edun, has visited the JET Motor Company (JET)  Assembly Plant in Lagos, where Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses were being assembled under the Presidential CNG Initiative (PCNGi).

This was disclosed by a Presidential aide, Temitope Ajayi in a press release…Read more 

Tinubu Describes Fasoranti As Trenchant Mouthpiece Of People At 98

President Bola Tinubu has affirmed that Pa Reuben Fasoranti remained the leader of the respected Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group who has brought honour and dignity to the organization and has also honed its voice as a noble and trenchant mouthpiece of the people

Tinubu said this in a release issued by his spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale…Read more 

BREAKING: Xejet Aircraft With 52 Passengers Skids Off Runway, FAAN Shuts Facility

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has shut the 18/Left runway of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos following an incident involving XEJET Airlines aircraft that skidded off the runway on landing into the grass.

The aircraft with registration 5N-BZZ with 52 passengers departed Abuja and landed at 11.29 am…Read more 

Idanre Community Honours NNPC Board Member

The hilly town of Idanre in Idanre Local Government Area of Ondo State is set to honour a member of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Chief Pius Akinyelure.

Consequently, the community under the auspices of the Idanre Development Assembly…Read more 

Dana’s Audit Commences, Disengages Staff, Holds Talks With Lessors

Dana Air’s operations which were suspended first by the Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo and later by the Acting Director-General of Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt Chris Najomo have given an update about its safety appraisal.

The carrier in a statement said the audit, currently underway…Read more 

EFCC Issues Fresh Directives To Banks On Ongoing Investigations

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has issued a stern warning to Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) and compliance officers across the country to desist from unauthorized disclosure of EFCC’s investigation activities and request from banks to their customers.

Ola Olukoyede, Chairman of the commission issued the warning while speaking…Read more 

Rep Member Pushes For Parliamentary, Says Presidential System Not Working For Nigeria

Abdusamad Dasuki, a member of the House of Representatives has voiced a strong opinion that the current presidential system of government in Nigeria is failing.

This was as he advocated for a shift back to the parliamentary system…Read more 

Tinubu Lauds Establishment Of Largest Lithium Processing Plant In Nasarawa

President Bola Tinubu on Friday lauded the establishment of a lithium processing factory in Nasarawa State by Avatar New Energy Materials Company Limited owned by a Chinese company.

Speaking during the commissioning at Kama Otto in Nasarawa Local Government Area…Read more

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