13 Latest News in Nigeria from Nigerian Newspapers That You Should Read Now

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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines for Today, Sunday May 12, 2024.

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13 latest news stories from Nigeria today:

Abia Gov Otti accuses Ikpeazu of misappropriating airport funds: Dr. Alex Otti, the Abia State Governor, has accused his predecessor, Okezie Ikpeazu, of misappropriating funds meant for the construction of the Abia International Airport. Otti alleged that Ikpeazu embezzled over N100 billion meant for the project, which has been abandoned for years.


Finance minister, Edun, speaks on progress of govt’s CNG initiative: Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Wale Edun, has assured that the Presidential Initiative on Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) is on course. Edun stated that the CNG vehicles are being rolled out for the benefit of all Nigerians, and the government is committed to reducing the country’s dependence on petroleum products.

Nigeria’s insecurity, a self-inflicted wound from yesterday, it’ll get worse, says Bishop Kukah: Reverend Matthew Kukah, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, has attributed the current wave of banditry and terrorism in Nigeria to the country’s neglect of education. Kukah stated that the government’s failure to invest in education has led to a generation of uneducated and unskilled youths who are now causing chaos in the country.

Zamfara rejects Nigerian govt’s planned negotiation with bandits: The Zamfara State government has distanced itself from purported plans by the Federal Government to negotiate with bandits in the state. The state government stated that it will not participate in any negotiation with criminals, and instead, will continue to work with security agencies to combat banditry and terrorism.


EFCC accuses banks of informing customers of investigation activities: The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has accused banks of informing customers of investigation activities, thereby compromising the commission’s efforts to combat financial crimes. The EFCC chairman, Ola Olukoyede, called for increased discretion from banks to prevent alerting suspects of ongoing investigations.

Rivers Crisis: We’re Now In Control – PDP: The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has declared that it is now in control of the political situation in Rivers State, following the suspension of the All Progressives Congress (APC) chairman in the state. The PDP urged the APC to steer clear of state administration and allow the PDP-led government to focus on delivering dividends of democracy to the people.

Electricity Tariff Hike Rejection Rages As Social Conditions Worsen: The recent hike in electricity tariff has been met with widespread rejection by Nigerians, who are already struggling with a high cost of living. The increase in electricity tariff has added to the burden of Nigerians, who are facing rising prices of food, transportation, and other essential services.

Cyber Security Levy, Desperate Measure Of Incompetent Govt – Analysts: Analysts have criticized the government’s introduction of a cyber security levy, calling it a desperate measure by an incompetent government. The analysts argue that the levy will only increase the burden on Nigerians, who are already paying multiple taxes and levies.

Jonathan Seeks Emphasis On Science & Tech-Based Education: Former President Goodluck Jonathan has advocated for an emphasis on science and technology in education, stating that it is the key to unlocking Nigeria’s potential. Jonathan urged the government to invest more in science and technology education to produce skilled and unskilled workers who can drive economic growth.


Labour Party unveils governorship campaign council in Edo: The Labour Party (LP) in Edo State on Saturday unveiled its campaign council for the September 21 governorship election in the state.

XEJet plane veers off Lagos airport runway: An XEJet Airlines aircraft skidded off runway 18L at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, on Saturday morning.

Femi Adebayo, RMD, Iya Rainbow take home awards at 2024 AMVCA: Nollywood star, Femi Adebayo, on Saturday won the Best Indigenous Language Film award at this year’s Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) held in Lagos.

Aina, Awoniyi shine as gallant Forest lose to Chelsea in five goal thriller: Super Eagles duo of Ola Aina and Taiwo Awoniyi were in action for Nottingham Forest in their 32 defeat to Chelsea in a Premier League clash on Saturday night.



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