Top 15 News Roundup For Latest Nigeria News May 5

Top 15 News Roundup For Latest Nigeria News May 5

Here is New Telegraph’s news roundup of the top 15 latest Nigerian news making headlines today Sunday, May 5 2024.

The governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta State in the 2023 election, Chief Kenneth Gbagi, is dead.

Prior to his death, Gbagi was the former Minister of State for Education…Read more

Lt.-Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (rtd), the former Minister of Defence, has emphasized the importance of utilizing culture and tradition as effective tools for fostering unity, national cohesion, and integration among Nigerians.

Speaking at the 2024 Zuru Emirate Uhola Cultural Festival and Agricultural…Read more

2027: Minister Seeks Adoption Of Akpabio As Sole Candidate Of All Parties For Senatorial Poll

The Minister of State, Petroleum Resources (Gas), Ekperikpe Ekpo, on Saturday moved a motion for the adoption of the Senate President, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, by the people of Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial District as sole candidate of all political parties for the 2027 election.

He spoke during a public reception at Ikot Ekpene Township Stadium…Read more 

You’ve A Divine Duty To Unite Akwa Ibom People, Akoabio Tells Eno

The President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, has charged the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Pastor Umo Eno, on the need to unite the state across party lines for the continued development and progress of the state and not make his father’s enemies his enemies.

He described the Governor as a man of peace and an Apostle…Read more 

Abbas Greets Deputy Speaker, Kalu At 53

The 10th Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Tajudeen Abbas on Saturday described his Deputy, Hon. Benjamin Kalu, as a “worthy and dependable partner,” who has been a pillar of support to him.

The Speaker made this known in a birthday message issued by his Special Adviser…Read more 

Yahaya Bello Vs EFCC: Dele Momodu Speaks On Selective Prosecution

A chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Dele Momodu, has faulted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s conduct in its attempt to prosecute the immediate past Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello.

According to the publisher of Ovation magazine, he had expected the anti-graft agency’s Chairman…Read more 

Peter Obi Narrates How Govt Agencies Call Him Names, Sits Over His Matter

Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in the 2023 general election, Peter Obi has alleged that some government agencies are now calling him names and organizing town hall meetings over his matter.

Obi made the allegation on Friday, May 3 while fielding questions…Read more 

2027: Group Accuses Zamfara APC Of Conniving With PDP Govt To Malign Defence Minister

The All Progressives Congress Northern Elites Development Group has fingered a two-term member of the House of Representatives in Zamfara State of being behind a youth protest against the Minister of State Defence, Bello Mohammed Matawalle at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Headquarters in Abuja on Friday.

The group also accused the lawmaker of conniving with the People’s Democratic Party…Read more 

Eno Seeks Akpabio’s Support For Realization Of Ibom Deep Seaport, Petroleum Depot

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Pastor Umo Eno, has urged Senator Godswill Akpabio, to use his position as the President of the Senate to help the State realize the Ibom Deep Seaport, a Palm Oil Refinery, a Petroleum Products Depot in the State.

The Governor made this call on Saturday during a courtesy call on him by the Senate President…Read more 

Opay, PalmPay, MoniePoint Warn Customers Against Crypto Trading

Nigerian fintech companies, Opay, Moniepoint, Palmpay and Paga amongst others have warned their customers against trading in cryptocurrency or any other virtual currency on their apps.

The four leading fintech companies who made the announcement…Read more 

NNPCL, Marketers Trade Blames Over Fuel Scarcity

The Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation Limited (NNPCL) has blamed the lingering fuel scarcity in the country on panic buying and sharp practices by some petroleum marketers who are exploiting the present situation to make more money.

The company also vowed that the fuel queues across the country…Read more 

Reject Any Bid To Site US, French Bases In Nigeria, Northern Elders Tells Tinubu

Northernelders has called on President Bola Tinubu-led administartion to resist all attempt to site the United States (US) and the French governments military bases from the Sahel to Nigeria.

Speaking in an open letter to President Tinubu and the leadership…Read more 

Emefiele’s Lawyer Tackles EFCC Over Manner Of Prosecution

Olalekan Ojo (SAN), lawyer to the Former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele has criticised the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over its approach to prosecution of the defendant over alleged gratifications, abuse of office and others.

The Senior Advocate of Nigeria, who is representing Emefiele…Read more 

Akpabio Vows To Protect Rights Of Nigerian Journalists

As the world celebrates International Press Freedom Day, Nigeria’s Senate President, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, has promised to protect the rights of Nigerian journalists and media workers.

Akpabio made the declaration in a statement issued by his Media Adviser…Read more 

APC Youths Urges Gov Lawal To Focus On Governance

The youths of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State have urged Governor Dauda Lawal to use the state’s resources for the usefulness of the citizens, saying it is high time the governor should focus on governance.

This was as the APC youths wondered why the governor…Read more 

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