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Nigeria News Week In 30 Seconds - 28 May 2016




Here is a summary of the news week as we saw it on Nigerian Bulletin. We have selected what we consider some of the top news stories of the week ending 28 May 2016.


1. Senator Akpabio and Melaye Lock Horns on Senate Floor -Senator Dino Melaye and Senate Minority leader, Godswill Akpabio were engaged in a fierce arguement on local government autinomy during senate plenary.

2. Boko Haram Gives Fresh Conditions For Release of Chibok girls - Boko Haram terrorist group is offering to release the remaining Chibok schoolgirls in exchange for amnesty from execution.

3. Patience Ozokwor Becomes Born-Again, Abandons Nollywood -Veteran actress, Patience Ozokwor is now born again and is no longer partaking in Nollywood activities.

4. British Prime Minister Cameron Buys N570,000 Used Car For Wife -Prime Minister David Cameron has bought a £1,500 (N335,500 in official rate) and (N570,000 in black market rate) used Nissan Micra as a "cheap run-around" for his wife.

5. 14 Year Old Kidnapped Ese Oruru Gives Birth To Baby Girl -The rescued 14-year-old Ese Oruru has given birth to a baby girl, Thursday, in Yenagoa. Ese, who was allegedly abducted in Bayelsa State last August was said to have gone into labour Thursday morning and was taken to the Government House Clinic where she was delivered of a baby girl.

6. Manchester United Welcomes Jose Mourinho as New Coach - Shortly after the sack of Loius Van Gaal, former Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho has officially been confirmed as the new Manchester United coach by the club on Friday morning.The Portugese signed a 4-year deal worth £45m and is immediately tasked with winning the premier league.

7. Plateau Utd Player Dies in Auto Crash a Week Before Wedding – Simon Shehu, a petit winger of Plateau United Football Club of Jos died in a fatal motor accident on his way from Jos to Kaduna. He was travelling to put finishing touches to his wedding scheduled for weekend in Kaduna.

8. Herdsmen Attack: Governor Fayose Bans Grazing in Ekiti –
Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose has banned grazing and cattle rearing in the state following the recent attack on the people of Oke-Ako in Ikole-Ekiti Local Government Area of the state by unknown gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen.

9. Pandemonium as Boat Carrying 28 Passengers Capsize in Lagos:
There was pandemonium in Lagos on Wednesday as a boat ferrying 28 passengers capsized in the Ikorodu area of the state. The incident occurred at Origin Jetty.

10. Pregnant Women Arrested For Planning To Sell Babies After Delivery
- Rivers State Police Command has allegedly arrested and paraded five pregnant young women at a baby factory in Umuikpe community, Isiala Ngwa South, Abia State, for planning to sell their babies to the owner of the place after delivery.


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