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Top 15 News Roundup For Latest Nigeria News May 25

News Round Up

Here is New Telegraph’s news roundup of the top 15 latest Nigerian news making headlines today Saturday, May 25 2024.

APC Crisis: SGF, Govs, Senators, Others From N/C Meet In Lafia

Barring any last-minute change, the Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Senator George Akume, governors and past governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senators of the APC and all other APC stakeholders from the North Central will on Saturday meet in Lafia Nassarawa State to discuss the crisis in the party as relate to the zone.

Among the people to be at the meeting according to the source are the governor of Kwara State…Read more

1st Anniversary: Sowore Lambasts Tinubu Over Leadership Style, Poverty

The 2023 presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore, has lambasted President Bola Tinubu over his style of leadership and the level of poverty in the country.

Sowore who spoke in Benin, Edo State on Friday, at the party’s campaign…Read more 

Edo Guber: PDP, APC, INEC On War Of Words Over Planned CVR Exercise

The Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) are on war words over the planned Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) slated to begin on the 27th of May as an accusation, counter-accusation and denials of alleged plot to compromise the exercise have taken centre stage.

Addressing a press conference in Benin City on Saturday…Read more  

Tinubu Reels Out Achievement, Says Nigeria Was Bleeding When He Took Over

President Bola Tinubu,  on Friday, said the country was bleeding when he assumed office on May 29, 2023, and his government has subsequently succeeded in stopping the deterioration.

This was as the President called for a more effective Local Government system…Read more 

Sanwo-Olu, Others Visit Obasa Over Father’s Demise

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of  Lagos State on Friday led members of his cabinet to the Agege home of the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, on a condolence visit over the demise of his father, Alhaji Suleimon Atanda Obasa.

Alhaji Suleimon Obasa passed on Tuesday at the age of 83 with Governor Sanwo-Olu…Read more

JUST-IN: Sanusi Leads Jumaat Prayer In Kano

The reinstated Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, on Friday, led the Juma’at prayer at the Government House, Kano.

Sanusi, former Governor of the Center Bank of Nigeria (CBN)…Read more 

Replicate My People-Oriented Programmes In Your Councils, Makinde Charges LG Chairs

Governor Seyi Makinde on Friday tasked the new council bosses in the 33 Local Government Councils of Oyo State to replicate the vision of his administration at their various Local Government Areas.

The governor represented by his Deputy, Bayo Lawal…Read more 

RE: President Tinibu’s One Year In Office

The immediate past Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Adamawa State, Ibrahim Mohammed who spoke on the achievement of President Bola Ahmed Tinibu said he has done well in the area of education.

Ibrahim Mohammed in a telephone interview said the President on assumption…Read more 

Court Orders Interim Seizure Of $4.7m, N830m Multi-Billion Naira Assets Linked To Emefiele

Justice Yellim Bogoro of a Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos, has ordered an interim forfeiture of the sums of $4,719,054, N830,875,611, and several properties linked to the former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele.

The judge made the order consequent upon an ex-parte application instituted…Read more 

Group Accuses Wike, Allies Of Disregarding Tinubu Over Rivers Peace Accord

The Oduduwa Solidarity Network (OSN) has slammed the FCT Minister, Nyesom Wike and his allies for undermining President Bola Tinubu by violating the Rivers State Peace Accord.

The group said the actions and utterances by Wike…Read more 

Kano Emirate: Protesters Storm NASS, Aso Rock, Seek Tinubu’s Intervention

A group of concerned citizens and stakeholders across the country gathered on Friday at the Presidential Villa and the National Assembly Abuja, calling on President Bola Tinubu to intervene in the ongoing crisis affecting the Kano Emirate.

The protesters, who marched peacefully, carried signs and banners…Read more 

Sanusi Arrives Kano Ahead Of Reinstatement As Emir

The former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Muhammadu Sanusi II, has arrived in Kano State for reinstallation as the Emir of Kano.

Sanusi Bature, Director-General of Media and Publicity, Kano Government House…Read more 

PDP Must Stick To Zoning To Win 2027 Election – Bode George

Former National Deputy Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Bode George, has said that in order for the party to prevail in the 2027 election, it must adhere to its basic principle of power rotation between the North and South.

Bode George made the known while feeding questions from newsmen…Read more 

BREAKING: Federal High Court Stop Reinstatement Of Emir Sanusi II

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano State has granted an ex-parte order stopping Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf of Kano from reinstating Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II, pending the determination of a substantive suit filed against the reinstatement.

The order also kicked against the abolishment of four emirates…Read more 

2027: Soyinka Reveals Why Obi Is Unfit To Rule Nigeria

Veteran Nigerian playwright and Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka on Thursday said that the Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi is unfit to rule Nigeria.

Soyinka who spoke at a recent interview urged the former Anambra State governor…Read more

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