Breaking News in Nigeria Today : Thursday 19th May 2022

Breaking News in Nigeria Today Thursday 19th May 2022

Here are some of the Breaking News in Nigeria Today Thursday 19th May 2022 on some of the nation newspapers .

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2023 Presidency: No retreat for Amosun

FELIX NWANERI reports on the bid for the presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) by a former governor of Ogun State and senator representing Ogun Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Ibikunle Amosun It is a crowded race for the 2023 presidential ticket of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) but

2023: Why Niger delegates’ll vote for Tinubu – Campaign DG

Delegates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from Niger State have been called upon to vote for one of their own, Senator Ahmed Bola Tinubu, in the forthcoming presidential primary election. Director-General of Tinubu Campaign Organisation, Alhaji Aminu Suleiman, while speaking with journalists in Minna yesterday, said Niger delegates would vote for the former Lagos

Abuja monarch demands more seats in N’Assembly

The Chairman, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Council of Traditional Rulers, His Royal Highnesses, Dr. Adamu Yunusa, yesterday renewed agitation for the creation of more seats for Abuja indigenes in the National Assembly. Yunusa, the Ona of Abaji, said the present two seats at the House of Representatives and one senator for the six area councils

Two months after, Soludo battles housing challenges in Anambra

The real issues When Governor Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra State visited Okpoko Town in Ogbaru Local Government Area, the complaints of residents, as well as the pictorial description of the slump, indeed give impetus for an urgent need for a new housing policy in the state. According to some of the residents of Okpoko Town,

Osun 2022: Court affirms Adeleke as PDP candidate

The Federal High Court in Osogbo yesterday affirmed Ademola Adeleke as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the July 16 Osun State governorship poll. The court dismissed a suit filed by factional candidate, Prince Dotun Babayemi seeking to invalidate the primary election that produced Adeleke as PDP candidate. In his judgement which

Osun 2022: Electorate must fight vote-buying — AP Chair, Akande

Ahead of the 2022 Osun State governorship election, Chairman of Accord Party, Victor Akande on Tuesday urged the electorate in the state to fight the menace of vote-buying in the coming governorship election in the state. Akande reacting to the statement made by the factional candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ademola Adeleke,

Jonathan to attend PDP Convention amidst defection rumour

Barring last-minute changes, Nigeria’s former President Goodluck Jonathan, has agreed to attend the National convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), slated for May 29, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. Top sources said this was one of the highlights after the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, visited the former president at his Abuja

NYSC commences medical outreach in Bauchi community

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Bauchi State has commenced a three-day medical outreach programme for rural dwellers in Sanga community of Toro Local Government Area of the state. The exercise was carried out under NYSC’s Health Initiative for Rural Dwellers (HIRD). Speaking during the commencement of the exercise, State Coordinator of NYSC, Alhaji

Can Saraki stabilise Nigeria as he did NASS?

The name Bukola Saraki, for those who may not know, was a former two-term governor of Kwara State and immediate past President of the Senate and Chairman of the National Assembly who changed the narrative of executive/ legislative relations, for the better. His actions and utterances were more pronounced and impactful to the legislature as

Minister links child labour to growing poverty

Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, has said the scourge of child labour as being witnessed in the African continent, was as a result of its pervasive poverty. This came as Ngige noted that the current administration in the country has adopted a multi-pronged approach to fight child labour through reduction in poverty

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