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Top 15 News Roundup For Latest Nigeria News May 26

News Round Up

Here is New Telegraph’s news roundup of the top 15 latest Nigerian news making headlines today Sunday, May 26 2024.

Kano: Northern Youths Write Tinubu, UN, EU, ECOWAS, Warn Against Anarchy

The leadership of the Northern Youth Assembly (Majalisar Matasan Arewa), has written an open letter to President Bola Tinubu, urging him to be wary of some people in his government planning for anarchy in the state.

The letter was also send to the United Nations (UN) Office, Abuja…Read more 

Tinubu To Commission Newly Rehabilitated Road Projects In Lagos

The Federal Government through the Ministry of Works on Saturday announced that President Tinubu will on Sunday commission the reconstructed Apapa-Oworonshoki-Ojota-Oshodi Expressway and the newly rehabilitated Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos State.

This was contained in a statement issued by the Special Adviser…Read more 

Kano: APC Assembly Members Reject Abolition Of Five Emirates

Kano State House of Assembly Members from the All Progressives Congress (APC) have rejected the abolition of the five Emirates in the state by Governor Abba Yusuf.

The APC Assembly Members urged Yusuf to respect the separation of powers…Read more 

Kano: Deployment Of Soldiers Undermines Integrity Of Military, Atiku Tells FG

Former Vice President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar said the deployment of soldiers in the tussle over the Kano emirate issue undermines the integrity of the military.

Atiku in a statement by his media aide, Paul Ibe, stated that if for any reason…Read more

Tinubu Tasks APC N’Central Stakeholders On Unity, Devt Of Party, Nation

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has charged stakeholders and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the North Central geopolitical zone to remain focused and united for the development of the party and the country.

He gave the charge during the North Central Zonal Stakeholders meeting…Read more

Sokoto PDP Mourns Ex-Deputy Gov, Gusau

The Sokoto State Chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), has expressed grief over the demise of former Sokoto State Deputy Governor, Alhaji Ahmed Muhammad Gusau, who died on Friday and was buried on Saturday morning in the state.

PDP, in a condolence message, described the late former Deputy Governor…Read more 

Flooding: INEC Relocates Edo Office To Ikpoba Okha LGA

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it has temporarily relocated its Edo State headquarters in Benin City, to Ikpoba Okha Local Government Area.

INEC in a statement issued by Sam Olumekun, Chairman of the Information…Read more 

Educational Devt: IBB, Abdulsalami Lauds NECO Registrar’s Reforms

Former Presidents, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) and Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar have commended the Registrar of the National Examinations Council (NECO), Prof. Dantani Ibrahim Wushishi, for the various reforms he has initiated since his assumption of office.

The former presidents who made the commendation when Prof. Wushishi…Read more 

Dethroned Emir Breaks Silence, Says ‘Nobody Is Above The Law’

The 15th Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero has prayed for peace to prevail in Kano State amid the ongoing Emirship tussle in the state.

Ado Bayero who was dethroned on Thursday stressed the principle…Read more 

Jonathan Leads EISA Observers To South African Election

Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, former President of Nigeria will be leading the 34-member mission under the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA) to the 2024 general election in the Republic of South Africa.

A statement issued by Wealth Dickson Ominabo, Media Aide to Jonathan…Read more 

Tinubu’s One-Year Stewardship On Security Rated High – Getso

A security analyst and expert, Dr Yahuza Getso has rated President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s administration as 70 per cent successful in dealing with insecurity in the country within the first one-year of his leadership.

Commenting on the security situation in the country under President Tinubu’s…Read more 

FG To Invest In E-Gates At Four Major Airports – Minister

The Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo on Friday inspected the User Acceptance Test (UAT) of the E-gate already installed at Terminal 2 of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos which he said will be completed on Monday next week.

Also, the Minister disclosed that the four major airports across…Read more 

Again, Abure Suspended As LP Nat’l Chairman

The leadership crisis rocking the Labour Party (LP) took a different dimension on Friday when the National Chairman of the party, Julius Abure was suspended for alleged high-handedness and anti-party activities.

Saturday Telegraph report that Abure was suspended…Read more

My One Year In Office Challenging But Fulfilling – Tinubu

Following the incessant killings and kidnappings across the country as well as the economic realities, President Bola Tinubu has acknowledged that his first year in office as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has been both challenging and fulfilling as well.

President Tinubu who made this remark when he received a delegation…Read more 

FLEX Report: Tinubu presidency positioned to make or break NASS

A report by OrderPaper Nigeria has said that the President Bola Tinubu administra- tion will exert the highest influence and impact on the National Assembly in the history of the coun- try’s democracy in a way that either strengthens the legislature or reinforces its widely perceived rubber stamp status. The report, which fo- cuses on the transition of politicians ‘From the Leg- islature to the Executive (FLEX), is a niche edition of OrderPaper’s Quarterly Policy Review (QPR) series.

The FLEX edition estab- lishes that the character and composition…Read more

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