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Top 15 News Roundup For Latest Nigeria News May 27

News Round Up

Here is New Telegraph’s news roundup of the top 15 latest Nigerian news making headlines today Monday, May 27 2024.

Akpabio Mourns Former EFCC Boss, Lamorde

President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, has commiserated with the family of the late Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Lamorde, over the demise of the former anti corruption czar.

Akpabio, in a statement issued by his Special Assistant on Media…Read more 

Obi Bags Most Impactful Politician Of 2023, Dedicates Award To Obidients

The 2023 Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi has been crowned, “The most impactful politician of 2023” by the Champion Newspapers.

Obi dedicated the award which was conferred on him at the weekend in Lagos…Read more 

JUST-IN: Deposed Emirs Of Gaya Accept Removal, Ready To Serve In Any Capacity

The Reinstated 16th Fulani Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, is gaining ground as the deposed Emir of Gaya, Aliyu Ibrahim Abdulkadir on Sunday accepted the removal and expressed readiness to serve in any new capacity.

Abdulkadir who spoke on his acceptance of his removal…Read more 

2024: INEC Publishes Placeholders As Candidates, Running Mates

Indications emerged that many of the candidates of political parties have submitted placeholders as the candidates and running mates of the parties for the November 16 governorship election in Ondo State.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)…Read more 

1st Anniversary: Obasanjo Scores Tinubu Low, Says Policies Driving Investors From Nigeria

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has said President Bola Tinubu’s administration has failed to find the right way to handle the economy to engender confidence and trust for investors to start investing in Nigeria.

Obasanjo in his assessment of the Tinubu’s government…Read more 

Edo Guber: APC Calls For Cancellation Of CVR Over Damages Of INEC Property

The Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday called for the cancellation of the Continuous Voters Registration exercise scheduled by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to begin in the state on Monday.

A press statement issued by the State Chairman of the party…Read more 

NUPRC, Schlumberger Partner To Boost Nigeria’s Oil Production

The Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC), has partnered with Schlumberger (SLB) Global to increase Nigeria’s crude oil production and operational efficiency.

The meeting between the Commission Chief Executive (CCE)…Read more 

Emirate Tussle: Ribadu Threatens To Sue Kano Deputy Gov For ‘Defamation’

Following the comment credited to the Deputy Governor of Kano State, Aminu Abdulsalam  Gwarzo, the National Security Adviser (NSA), Nuhu Ribadu, has threatened to initiate a defamation lawsuit regarding the ongoing Kano Emirship controversy.

It would be recalled that the Gwarzo accused Ribadu of assisting…Read more 

Provide Comprehensive Report On $16.6bn Oil, Gas Investments, HEDA Tells Lokpobiri

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Centre) has urged the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Heineken Lokpobiri to provide a comprehensive report on $16.6 billion in Oil and Gas Investments.

Lokpobiri was quoted to have said a certain $16.6 billion…Read more 

FG Drags 36 Govs To S’Court, Seeks Full Autonomy For LGAs

The Federal Government has filed a lawsuit against the Governors of the 36 States at the Supreme Court over alleged misconduct in administrating Local Government Areas (LGAs).

In the suit marked: SC/CV/343/2024, which was filed by the Attorney-General…Read more 

1st Anniversary: SERAP Tells Tinubu To Publish Assets

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has been tasked to in the spirit of his 1st anniversary in office to demonstrate his oft-expressed commitment to democracy, accountability, and openness in government by immediately publishing his asset declaration form.

The request came from the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP)…Read more 

Shettima, Other Big Wigs For Ilorin Saturday To Honour Olaolu Ali

Vice President, Kashim Shettima is billed to visit Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, this Saturday to attend the 30th anniversary celebration of Ghalib Chambers, the Law Office of Mallam (Professor) Yusuf Olaolu Ali, SAN.

Also expected on the occasion are the Attorney General…Read more 

1st Anniversary: Tinubu Sets To Sack Underperforming Ministers – Presidency

Bayo Onanuga, the Special Adviser to the President on Information and Strategy, on Sunday revealed that President Bola Tinubu is ready to sack underperforming ministers who fail to deliver on targets set for them.

Onanuga who disclosed this while inaugurating his 48 ministers…Read more 

Agbakoba To EFCC: Concentrate On Your Core Mandate

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Olisa Agbakoba, has opined that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) was extending its operations beyond the responsibilities entrusted on it by the Act that established it. Speaking in an interview with Sunday Telegraph yesterday, the revered and frontline human rights activist, urged the anti-graft body to concentrate on its core mandate. He said he was in support of the recent advisory to foreign missions to receive payments in Naira, rather than in foreign currencies.…Read more 

Why Tinubu Didn’t Oppose My Reinstatement –Sanusi

The reinstated Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has revealed why President Bola Tinubu did not stand in the way of his reinstatement by the Kano State government. Sanusi who made this known in an interview with a National television said , the President resisted the pressure of using federal might to stand in the way of his reinstatement and instead, chose to ensure law and order was maintained in Kano State.

Sanusi was reinstated on Friday as the Emir of Kano by Governor Abba Yusuf…Read more

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