*Nigerian Newspapers, Journalist, Take Note of These 10 things Today*

Nigerian Newspapers, Journalist, Take Note of These 10 things Today.

1. The All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday proposed an all-inclusive government in Ondo State as a solution to its post-primary election crisis. The terms of reconciliation initiated by the National Working Committee, NWC, included the reconstitution of the State Executive Council and appointment of local government caretaker committee to reflect diverse interests.

2. The Federal Government has ordered a comprehensive manhunt for 109 fleeing inmates of Suleja Medium Security Custodial Centre in Niger State. The inmates escaped on Wednesday night when a torrential rainfall pulled down the walls of the facility.

3. The outcome of last year’s general elections reflected the will of Nigerians, the United States Department of State’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labour has said in a report. According to the report, many independent observers assessed the results of the presidential, legislative, and state-level elections during the year and concluded that they reflected the will of voters.

4. Former Ondo State Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi yesterday won the governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the November election. Agboola was a candidate of the Zenith Labour Party, ZLP, in the 2020 election, but came a distant third.

5. A harmonised new minimum national wage may be ready on or before President Bola Tinubu’s first anniversary on May 29. A source in the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF) which made this known to The Nation yesterday, said the new wage would meet the nation’s current economic reality.

6. Telecommunications operators in the country, including MTN Nigeria and Globacom, have asked for the Federal Government’s approval through the Nigerian Communications Commission to raise their tariff. The development came after foreign exchange losses and rising energy costs forced some of the operators to post losses last year.

7. The queues for Premium Motor Spirit, popularly called petrol, grew worse in Abuja and neighbouring Nasarawa and Niger states on Thursday, as the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited blamed the development on logistics issues, but was quick to state that it had been resolved.

8. The Nigerian Navy said it has concluded arrangements to relocate the Naval Training Command headquarters from Lagos to Onne in Rivers State. The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Emmanuel Ikechukwu Ogalla disclosed this when he led a delegation of top officers of Navy High Command on a courtesy visit to the Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara, at Government House, Port Harcourt on Thursday.

9. The Edo State Police Command has arrested three pipeline vandals in the Obazagbon community of Orhiomwon Local Government Area. The suspects include Jackson Aluche, 45; Oke Okoro, 30 and Oluchukwu Chukwuma, 18. It was gathered that the incident occurred on April 14 at about 10:30 am.

10. The Nigerian military has closed its camp and withdrawn troops in Allawa community in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State, resulting in fear as residents fled the community over fear of attacks. Allawa community is one of the communities facing severe attacks by bandits and terrorists in Shiroro LGA of the state.

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