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News Summary of May 1, 2024 in Nigeria

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News Summary of May 1, 2024 in Nigeria
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1. The Nigerian Peace Corps Establishment Bill has passed its first reading in the Senate, signaling a potential reintroduction of the Peace Corps in Nigeria.

2. The Nigerian government is planning the design of a 1000km Sokoto-Badagry road in line with its National Road Network Programme.

3. FCMB Group has recorded a substantial profit growth of 186% and proposes a dividend of 50k per share.

4. Governor Wike of Rivers State urges a speedy review of the Abuja master plan.

5. The Senate spokesperson dismisses reports of bickering over seating arrangements in the Senate.

6. Nigerian singer Davido celebrates his wife's 29th birthday in Jamaica.

7. A gas explosion in Lagos has left 10 people injured.

8. Oyebanji advocates for solution-driven research to enhance the living standards of Nigerians.

9. The Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund conducts over 5,500 workplace inspections to ensure safety at work.

10. The APC in Benue State remains united and is moving forward, according to Alia.

11. The Plateau State Commissioner for Transport pledges to improve the transport system and commissions 20 Sienna and two Coaster buses.

12. Genesis Energy Group plans to mobilize $10 billion for climate investment in Africa.

13. Peasant farmers in Ondo state express disappointment as the government gives land to corporate investors.

14. A burning bush destroys two vehicles and a tricycle parked beside the fence of the Delta Police Headquarters.

15. The court refuses Obasanjo's bid to relist a N1 billion suit against a columnist.

16. The Federal Government approves a salary increase for civil servants.

17. Governor Buni hails Tinubu's support for the strategic grains palliative in Nigeria.

18. JOHESU calls on the Federal Government to accelerate board constitution for federal health institutions in compliance with acts of parliament.

19. Northern Nigerian governors meet in Kaduna to discuss security and development in the region.

20. Hon Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo's inspiring journey to 42 years old.

21. The Lagos State Government engages with residents in Ifako-Gbagada to discuss planning permit suspension order.

22. AWA and Paystack forge a strategic partnership to enhance the passenger experience.

23. Governor Ododo of Kogi extends health insurance to local government workers and negotiates minimum wage.

24. The House of Representatives asks NERC to suspend electricity tariff hike and launches an investigation.

25. Governor assures workers of wage review committee.

26. The Nigerian Government's official website is outdated and unsafe to use, warning of potential information theft.

27. Fubara applauds Finidi's appointment as the head coach of the Super Eagles.

28. Governor Wike reinforces partnership with the Japan International Cooperation Agency.

29. The Delta PDP advocates for youthful leadership to revitalize the party structure.

30. Nigeria is listed among the top 10 countries where Nigerian bank customers were defrauded in 2023.

31. Public sectors in Nigeria benefit from salary increases.

32. A civil society organization in Osun State urges the closure of schools due to fuel hardship.

33. Oando's TAP marks its fourth anniversary and showcases its achievements.

34. Tinubu pledges improved wages and working conditions on Workers' Day.

35. Governor Otti assures Abia workers that he will continue to prioritize their interests.

36. The U.S.-Nigeria Binational Commission concludes its activities and announces key collaborative initiatives.

37. Rivers youths call on the Federal Government to endorse the Ogoni developmental blueprint.

38. The suspension of Prof Igwe is disputed, with the House of Representatives claiming President Tinubu was misled.

39. The APC emphasizes the government's commitment to improving workers' welfare on Workers' Day.

40. This is a compilation of the top headlines on Nigerian newspapers for Wednesday, May 1, 2024.

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