Top 15 Latest Nigeria News Stories May 31

Here’s The New Telegraph’s round-up of the latest 15 Nigerian news stories making headlines today, Friday, May 31, 2024.

BREAKING: Trump found guilty on all counts in historic criminal trial

Former United States President Donald Trump has been convicted of falsifying business records in the first criminal trial of a former president.

Tinubu assures Nigerians of progress and prosperity

President Bola Tinubu on Thursday expressed his administration’s determination to succeed and keep Nigerians happy.

FG secures $500 million loan from World Bank to boost power distribution

The World Bank has provided a $500 million loan to the Federal Government to address identified gaps in the Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos).

Governor Yusuf visits Ribadu in Abuja amid struggle in Kano Emirate

Kano State Governor, Abba Yusuf, on Thursday met with the National Security Adviser (NSA), Nuhu Ribadau, amid the ongoing crisis. emirates crisis in the Ancient City.

FG inaugurates 5.2 mmscfd CNG plant in Lagos

The Federal Government has commissioned a 5.2 million standard cubic feet per day (mmscfd) compressed natural gas (CNG) plant in Lagos.

FG paid N9.83 billion compensation for Lagos-Calabar – Umahi coastal road

The Minister of Works, Engineer David Umahi, has reiterated that the Federal Government has so far paid compensation of N9.83 billion for the ongoing construction of the Lagos-Calabar Coastal Road.

Wike: Tinubu resolved 15-year struggle with N74 billion Wuye Bridge project

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, on Thursday said the resolution of the 15-year dispute over the N74 billion Wuye Interchange Bridge was due to the support of the President Bola Tinubu.

1st anniversary: ​​Nigeria was already bleeding before Tinubu emerged – NNPP

The New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) on Thursday said Nigeria was already bleeding before the arrival of President Bola Tinubu.

Edo Guber: The president of the CENI ensures the credibility of the elections

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, on Thursday said the Commission would conduct credible governorship elections for the Edo State off-season elections.

Autonomy LG: S’Court issues a 7-day ultimatum to governments to submit their defenses

Following the call for local government (LG) autonomy, the Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the governors of the 36 states to present their defenses in response to a lawsuit filed by the federal government.

Court sets hearing on Ganduje case for June 13

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has fixed June 13 for hearing of a suit seeking to restrict Dr Abdullahi Ganduje as National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

BREAKING: More than 60,000 students apply for a NELFUND loan in one week

The Nigerian Education Loan Fund (NELFUND) said out of nine and a half million visits to its website since the launch of student loans a week ago, it had received over 60,000 applications from students from federal government institutions.

Your economic policies are making Nigerians poorer, Afenifere tells Tinubu

As he marks his first anniversary in power, a prominent pan-Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere, has called President Bola Tinubu to reorganize the economic policy of his administration.

Gombe closes Governor Inuwa’s 5th anniversary with cultural splendor

Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, capped a week-long series of events celebrating his 5th anniversary in office by hosting a state banquet on Wednesday.

1st anniversary: ​​We walk the talk – Tinubu

As he marks his first anniversary as the 6th President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Bola Tinubu has said his administration has performed optimally, stressing that his government walks the talk.

1st anniversary: ​​political analysts speak out on the new national anthem

Political analysts Jideofor Adibe and Sani Yabagi have reacted to the urgent return of the old national anthem, “Nigeria, We Hail Thee”.

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