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Top 15 News Roundup For Latest Nigeria News May 14

News Round Up

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

Fubara Swears-In New Attorney-General, Accuses Ex Of Sabotaging His Administration

Rivers State Governor, Sir Siminalayi Fubara, has sworn-in Mr Dagogo Israel Iboroma, SAN, as the new Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice of the State at Government House in Port Harcourt.

Iboroma had been screened and cleared as a commissioner nominee…Read more

Peter Obi Visits Atiku, Saraki, Lamido

The candidate of Labour Party (LP) in the 2023 presidential election, Mr Peter Obi, on Monday, visited some chieftains of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), in what his spokesman, Dr Yunusa Tanko has called his (Obi’s) continued “commitment to the peace and progress of the nation.”

Among those he visited were former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar…Read more

Tinubu Adjourns FEC Meeting For 24-Hour

President Bola Tinububon Monday adjourned the Federal Executive Council (FEC) for 24 hours.

The Council meeting, which has not been held since March 25th…Read more 

Tariff Hike: FG Pushing More Nigerians Into Poverty – NLC

The members of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC), on Monday, protested at the premises of electricity distribution companies across the country over the recent hike in electricity tariff by the Federal Government.

At the Ikeja Electric Distribution Company, the Chairman…Read more 

Pro-Fubara Lawmakers Swing Into Action, Confirm Commissioner Nominee

Rivers State House of Assembly has confirmed Dagogo Israel Iboroma, SAN, as a Commissioner to serve in the State Executive Council after he was screened during plenary at the auditorium of the Administrative Block Building of Government House in Port Harcourt on Monday.

Rivers Governor, Sir Siminalayi Fubara had forwarded the name…Read more 

‘Reverse Privatisation Of Power Sector Now’, NLC, TUC Tell FG

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) have declared the privatisation policy of the power sector as a failure and called for the immediate reversal of the policy.

The organised labour made the call on Monday in Abeokuta…Read more 

Tinubu Swears In Two NPC Commissioners

President Bola Tinubu on Monday officially sworn in two Commissioners from Ogun and Osun States to serve as members of the National Population Commission (NPC).

The swearing-in ceremony took place in the Council Chamber…Read more

Days Of Being Above The Law In Paying Taxes Are Over – FG

The Federal Government through the Presidential Fiscal Policy and Tax Reforms Committee, on Monday, said that the days of being above the law in paying taxes are over.

Taiwo Oyedele, the Chairman of the Presidential Fiscal Policy…Read more


Guber Polls: INEC Hosts Party Leaders In Abuja

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, has met with the National Chairmen and other leaders of political parties ahead of the forthcoming governorship election in Edo and Ondo States.

The meeting, which is the second quarterly meeting for the year 2024…Read more 

Electricity Tariff: Workers In Abuja Cripple Activities At NERC, TCN, Ministry Of Power

Workers drawn from the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) on Monday crippled activities at the headquarters of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, the Transmission Company of Nigeria as well as the Ministry of Power in a picketing exercise to protest the increase in electricity tariff.

President of the NLC,.Comrade Joe Ajaero who led the exercise…Read more 

I Was Offered Money To Impeach Fubara – Ehie

The Chief of Staff (CoS) to Rivers State, Governor Siminalayi Fubara, Edison Ehie has claimed that he was offered money to impeach the incumbent governor.

Ehie who spoke in the Ahoada East area of Rivers State…Read more

Tariff Hike: Falana Backs Picketing Of NERC, DISCOs Offices

Femi Falana, a human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) has thrown his support to the picketing of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) headquarters and offices of the Electricity Distribution Companies  (DISCOs) across the country over the hike in electricity tariff.

Falana, who declared his support for the organised labour…Read more

Our Mothers’ Sacrifices Are Beyond Comparison – Tinubu

President Bola Tinubu on Sunday joined the rest of the world and Nigerians in particular to celebrate the 2024 Mother’s Day.

President Tinubu in a statement he personally signed noted that mothers’ sacrifices…Read more 

Rivers Crisis: Lawmakers Who Defected To APC Have Lost Their Seats – Falana

The Human Rights Lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana has said that members of the Rivers State House of Assembly who defected from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC), last year forfeited their positions.

New Telegraph recalls that about 25 members of the Rivers State House of Assembly…Read more

APC Chieftain Asks Nigerians Not To Give Up On Tinubu Govt

Hon. Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, a prominent member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun State, has urged Nigerians to remain committed to President Bola Tunubu’s administration.

Oyintiloye who made this appeal on Sunday in Osogbo…Read more 


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