Abuja, Nigeria (African Boulevard News) – The latest news highlights from Nigeria this week
In the latest news from Nigeria, the country grapples with political challenges and a thriving cultural scene, highlighting the nation’s resilience amidst uncertainty.
FRSC Advises Motorists Against Night Travel
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has issued an advisory to motorists, urging them not to travel at night to minimize the risk of road crashes. This comes after a series of recent accidents that have led to fatalities and injuries, emphasizing the need for better road safety practices.
Former NBA President Urges Resistance to Interim Government Plots
Olisa Agbakoba, former Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) president, has called on Nigerians to resist any plots to institute an interim government. Agbakoba’s statement comes amidst growing political tensions in the country, and he has urged the people to remain vigilant and united against any attempts to destabilize the nation. Calling for the same, Kwankwaso Berates Buhari Over Outcome Of 2023 Elections.
He said that the President didn’t do enough to ensure a free and fair election.
He also accused the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) of manipulating the outcome of the general elections in some states, especially the presidential election.
Senator Kwankwaso who doubles as the national leader of the party alleged that the outcome of the just concluded poll “is not a reflection of the minds of Nigerians”.
Supreme Court Dismisses Suit Against Tinubu and Atiku
In a significant legal development, the Supreme Court has dismissed a suit filed by former Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, against Bola Tinubu and Atiku Abubakar. The suit sought to disqualify the two prominent politicians from participating in the upcoming elections, but the court found it to be lacking in merit.
Arewa Youth Advocates for North West Zoning of Senate President
The 10th National Assembly is also in the news as the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum has advocated for the zoning of the Senate President position to the North West. The group believes that this will promote a more equitable distribution of power and foster unity in Nigeria.
Alleged DSS Plot to Arrest Atiku and Peter Obi
On a related note, Timi Frank, a former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has alleged that the Department of State Services (DSS) is planning to arrest former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and former Anambra State Governor Peter Obi before May 29. Frank claims this move is aimed at preventing the pair from participating in the upcoming elections and has called for their protection.
New Music and Fashion Moments in Nigerian Entertainment
In the entertainment world, Nigerian music artist Purple Maley has released a new song titled “2 AM (Lagos),” while Sho The Icon has dropped a new music video for his song “Duro.” Both releases are expected to make waves in the Nigerian music scene. Singer Niniola has been making headlines with her recent fashion choices, showcasing a range of bold and dramatic looks. From fierce to fabulous, Niniola’s style evolution has caught the attention of fans and fashion enthusiasts alike.
Oyo Police Debunk School Invasion by Herdsmen
Finally, the Oyo State Police Command has dismissed reports of a school invasion by herdsmen as fake news. The police have assured the public that the situation is under control and urged citizens to refrain from spreading false information that could incite panic.
In conclusion, Nigeria’s latest news is a mix of political developments, legal decisions, and entertainment updates. The nation stands at a crossroads, navigating complex challenges while celebrating its vibrant culture, demonstrating the resilience and unity needed to overcome adversity.