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Top 15 News Roundup For Latest Nigeria News May 22

News Round Up

Here is New Telegraph’s news roundup of the top 15 latest Nigerian news making headlines today Wednesday, May 22 2024.

Gov Inuwa Visits President Tinubu In Aso Rock

The Chairman of Northern States Governors’ Forum and Governor of Gombe State, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, CON, has met with President Bola Ahmed Tinubu today at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

During the meeting, Governor Inuwa Yahaya briefed the Nigerian leader…Read more 

Abbas Seeks Effective Oversight Of Security Sector

Rt. Hon. Tajudeen Abbas, Speaker of the House of Representatives, has harped on the need for the legislature to ensure effective oversight of the security sector, saying it is the cornerstone of the democratic process.

Abbas spoke at a workshop with the theme: ‘Enhancing Effective…Read more 

Senate Confirms Executive Commissioners Of NCC

The Senate, on Tuesday, confirmed two nominees for appointment as the Executive Commissioners in the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).

President Bola Tinubu had earlier forwarded a list of nominees…Read more 

Foreign Investors’ Feedback On Economy Positive’ – Cardoso

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Olayemi Cardoso said the feedback and tracking on the economy by the Foreign Direct Investors suggest Nigeria’s economy is on the right course, engendering confidence amongst international investors.

He noted that different circulars and policy initiatives and the clearing of forex backlog…Read more

LP Crisis: Put Nigeria’s Interest Above Self-Interest, Obi Tells Aggrieved Members

The former presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Mr Peter Obi, has called on aggrieved members of the party to sheath their swords and work for the survival of the nation’s democracy.

Obi who was at the national secretariat of the party in Abuja on Tuesday…Read more 

Presidency: Nigerians Should Be Patient With Tinubu

Presidency, National leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Professional Forum under the party on Tuesday disagreed over the performance of the present administration in the last one year.

While the Presidency is asking Nigerians to be patient with the present government…Read more 

APC: Atiku, Obi Affinity, Disdain For Tinubu

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the affinity between the former presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi and his counterpart in the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is their disdain for President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

The party stated this in reaction to the recent meetings of Obi…Read more 

Tinubu Orders Probe, Prosecution Of Suspected Arsonists In Kano Mosque Fire

President Bola Tinubu has condemned the act of arson, which led to a recent fire incident resulting in the death of some worshippers at a mosque at Larabar Abasawa in Gezawa Local Government Area in Kano State.

According to a press release issued by his spokesman…Read more 

Fulani Herders’ Attacks: Senate Moves To Convoke National Summit

Following the continued attacks and killings of innocent Nigerians across the country allegedly perpetrated by armed Fulani herdsmen, the Senate, on Tuesday, resolved to set up an ad-hoc Committee to midwife a national summit to address the menace.

The Senate passed the resolution following a motion moved by Senator Jibrin Isah Echocho…Read more 

JUST-IN: FG Proposes New Minimum Wage

Amid the organised Labour insistence that the new minimum wage announcement must not exceed May 31, the Federal Government has reportedly proposed N54,000 as the new wage award.

It would be recalled that Organised Labour comprising…Read more 

Wike Pledges Economic Devt Partnership With Rwandan, Swedish Envoys

The Federal Capital Territory Administration ( FCT) Minister, Nyesom Wike on Tuesday pledged to work with genuine investors from Rwanda and Sweden, for various economic development activities in Abuja.

Wike disclosed this when he received the Rwandan High Commissioner…Read more 

Nnamdi Kanu Bail Refusal: Nyako Acting FG Script – Ohanaeze

The youth arm of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Youth Council (OYC) has said that it is regrettable that Justice Binta Nyako refused to grant the IPOB leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, bail because she deliberately chose to be blind to the Supreme Court earlier judgement that discharged him.

Reacting to the court denial of Kanu’s bail by the Federal High Court…Read more 

JUST-IN: CBN Hikes Lending Rate By 150 Points To 26.25%

To consolidate on gains derived from previous tightenings, the Central Bank on Tuesday, raised the lending rate by 150 basis points.

The fresh hike by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) raised…Read more 

Otti Will Not Abandon Predecessors Uncompleted Projects – Aide

Governor Alex Otti of Abia State will not abandon any project left uncompleted by his predecessors, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Ferdinand Ekeoma, has said, as he announced the commissioning of the JAAC building completed by the Governor.

Ekeoma said the JAAC building started by the administration of former Governor…Read more

Northern Group Disowns Babachir Over Anti-Tinubu Comment

Some prominent Nigerians from the north have disassociated themselves from the remarks credited to a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, about the administration of President Bola Tinubu.

Under the auspices of the Northern Congress for Change (NCC)…Read more

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