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Top 15 News Roundup For Latest Nigeria News May 15

News Round Up

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

JAMB Releases Additional 36,540 UTME Results

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released additional 36,540 UTME results, which were earlier withheld for further investigation.

This was in addition to the 531 results released the previous week…Read more 

Akpabio Seeks Collaboration Of UK In Deepening Nigeria’s Democracy

The President of the Senate, Senator Godswill Akpabio, on Tuesday, said Nigeria has a shared history with the United Kingdom (UK) and would value their input in strengthening democratic practice not only in Nigeria but Africa as a whole.

Senator Akpabio stated this when the British High Commissioner to Nigeria…Read more 

Job Racketeering: Senate Threatens To Impose Stiffer Sanctions On Offenders

Disturbed by the alleged uncontrollable job racketeering going on in the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of government, the Senate on Tuesday, said it would consider stiffer sanctions against defaulters, to effectively check the menace.

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Federal Character…Read more

Strike Looms As ASUU Gives FG 2-Week To Reconstitute Councils, Meet Other Demands

Students in the public universities in Nigeria may witnessed another disruption of academic activities soon, as the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has given the Federal Government a two weeks ultimatum to reconstitute the Governing Councils of the federal universities and meet other demands of the Union as contained in the agreements it signed with the government.

ASUU President, Prof. Emmanuel Osodoke who addressed newsmen…Read more

Aiyedatiwa’s Reforms Yielding Results In Food Security – Dep Gov

The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Dr Olayide Adelami has revealed that the reforms embarked upon by the state government in the agricultural sector in the last few months have started producing positive results.

Delivering remarks at the inauguration and swearing-in of the new executive members of Ondo State…Read more

Reps Accuse Binance Of Blackmailing Lawmakers To Escape Prosecution

The House of Representatives has accused the cryptocurrency company, Binance of blackmailing its members to cover up the ‘heinous allegations of financial and economic crimes’ levelled against it by the Nigerian government in a bid to escape prosecution.

Chairman of the House Committee on Financial Crimes…Read more 

Fubara Breaks Silence, Says Rivers Highly In Debt

The Governor of Rivers State, Siminalayi Fubara, on Tuesday disclosed that the oil rich state is deeply indebted and that the former administration led by Nyesom Wike left behind a massive debt load.

Governor Fubara made this known while speaking at the commissioning…Read more 

BREAKING: FEC Cancels Waivers Of Airport Access Fees For President, VP, Other VIPs

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has okayed the cancellation of waivers of Airports Access Fees for the President, Vice President and other senior government officials across the country.

The Council also set up a committee to expedite the process…Read more

Abia Govt Drags Ikpeazu To EFCC Over N10bn Airport Money

Despite the spirited defence of the aides of former Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, over allegation of misappropriation of N10 billion airport project money, Abia State Government has published the 360-page forensic audit report indicting the immediate past administration, as promised by Governor Alex Otti last week.

The government has consequently dragged the former Governor…Read more

2027: Nasarawa APC Not Shuffling For Guber Candidate Outside The party

The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Nasarawa State has said that it would not allowed any individual outside it’s fold to contest governorship election under the platform of the party in 2027.

The ruling party said it would continue to protect the interest of the APC…Read more

Edo, Ondo Guber: INEC Gives Condition For Accreditation Of Observers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday said submission of reports from previous election monitoring will form the basis for the accreditation of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) that wish to monitor the forthcoming Edo and Ondo governorship election.

The electoral umpire had earlier observed that many CSOs that monitored…Read more

FG To Commence Collection Of Helicopter Landing Fees

Amid the controversy that greeted the cybersecurity levy announced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the Federal Government has also revealed its plan to start charging helicopter landing levies.

The new development was contained in a statement issued on Monday…Read more 

2027: Atiku’s Aide Speaks On Monday’s Meeting With Obi

Following the closed-door meeting between the Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in the 2023 general election, Peter Obi, and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar on Monday, the media aide to the former Vice President, Paul Ibe has revealed a potential for coalition ahead of the 2027 poll.

New Telegraph had earlier reported that Obi…Readmore 

Electricity Tariff Hike: FG To Meet NLC, TUC, Stakeholders Amid Protest

The uproar over the increase in electricity tarrif is still very much alive as the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) in conjunction with the Trade Union Association of Nigerian (TUC) on Monday picketed and the NERC and DisCos headquarters and offices across the country to demand the reversal of the hike.

Joe Ajaero…Read more 

EFCC To Arraign Ex-Aviation Minister, Sirika On Fresh Corruption Charges

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed a fresh charges against the former Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, his brother Ahmad Sirika, and his company, Enginos Nigeria Limited, over alleged fraudulent transactions amounting to over ₦19.4 billion.

New Telegraph recalls that these…Read more

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