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Latest News In Nigeria, May 28, 2022: Top 10 Headlines For Saturday

Welcome to AllNews morning roundup of the top 10 latest Nigerian news today, Saturday, May 28, 2022.

Here is the Latest News In Nigerian headlines:

Okorocha Denied Bail In N2.9 Billion Money Laundering Case

Former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, was on Friday denied bail by a Federal High Court in Abuja pending the determination of a suit he filed against the federal government.

Justice Inyang Ekwo declined to compel the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to release him on bail. Read more here.

UTME: Candidates Lament Issues Experienced During 2022 Examination, Seek Solutions

After the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) organised by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), the board on Thursday released the statistics of the exercise in a tweet. 

According to the tweet made through the board's official handle, @JAMBHQ, 1,761,338 candidates registered to sit the 2022 UTME, 1,707,626 sat the UTME, 1,671,203 results were released, 27,105 results were further being screened, 69 results have been withheld and 1,783 candidates were to be scheduled to write as a result of biometric challenges. Read more here.

2022 Children’s Day: FRSC Unveils Teenager As Ambassador

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has adopted a 24-hour Sector Commander, Vanessa Jones, to motivate other children to imbibe road safety culture and enlighten their families.

The Lagos Sector Commander, FRSC, Olusegun Ogungbemide, made the disclosure during the 2022 Children’s Day celebration and unveiling of the Road Safety Child Ambassador in Lagos on Friday. Read more here.

2023: Peter Obi Officially Joins New Party

Hours after his unexpected exit from the People's Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi has officially declared Labour Party as his new home.

AllNews Nigeria reports that the presidential hopeful made the announcement via his Twitter handle on Friday, May 27, 2022. Read more here.

Abaribe Drops Guber Ambition, Picks APGA Senatorial Form

Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe has decided to return to the Senate after he was schemed out during the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primaries in Abia State.

Close sources confirmed that after boycotting the PDP guber primary, Abaribe cross-carpeted to the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), where he has reportedly picked nomination form. Read more here.

Adron Homes To Give Over 60,000 Litres Of Fuel To 3,500 Nigerians

Adron Homes and Properties is set to distribute N3,000 worth of fuel to 3,500 Nigerians totalling about N10,000,000  in celebration of its 10th anniversary.

Speaking at a media briefing on Friday, the company’s Director-General of Sales and Marketing, Mrs Folashade Oloruntoba today at the company’s head office in Lagos said, “Adron Homes and Properties are bent on giving back to the society and this the company has continually done over its 10 years of existence. Read more here.

Injury Boost For Liverpool's Alcantara, Fabinho Ahead Of Champions League Final Against Madrid

Liverpool received injury boost after the medical staff gave midfielders Thiago Alcantara and Fabinho the green light ahead of Champions League final showdown against Real Madrid.

Spanish playmaker Thiago was brought off at halftime of Liverpool's 3-1 win over Wolves last weekend nursing an Achilles problem. Read more here.

Borehole Drilling Flares Up Gas At Emene In Enugu

The National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) says it has received reports of a gas leak which has engulfed into a fire in Emene, Enugu State.

Idris Musa, Director-General of NOSDRA, said that the gas leakage was caused by water drilling activities which hit a gas reservoir at Emene in Enugu.  Read more here.

Russia Warns West Against Providing Ukraine With Weapons

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has reportedly cautioned Western powers against supplying Ukraine with weapons capable of hitting Russian territory.

He warns that such a move would be a serious step towards unacceptable escalation amid the tensions of invading Ukraine. Read more here.

APC Primaries: Election Commences In Benue State

The Benue State Governorship Primary elections of the All Progressive Congress (APC) have commenced across the 23 local government areas in the state.

The Chairman of the electoral panel for the election, Dr Peter Ojie, disclosed this while briefing newsmen on the processes involved in the exercise at the party's Secretariat in Makurdi, the state capital. Read more here.

These are the Latest News in Nigeria headlines this morning. Visit our website www.allnews.ng for the more latest news in Nigeria and around the world. 

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