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News Summary of April 29, 2024 in Nigeria

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News Summary of April 29, 2024 in Nigeria
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World Immunization Week: UNICEF is calling for more funding to save the lives of children. The organization emphasizes the importance of immunization in preventing diseases and urges governments to allocate more resources to ensure that every child is protected.

In a separate development, the Olu of Warri, Tantita, DESOPAFEC, Seplat, Nani, and others will receive the 2023 Independent Excellence Award on May 4. This recognition is a testament to their outstanding contributions and achievements in their respective fields.

JAMB has released the 2024 UTME results, with 64,624 results currently under investigation. Students can check the authenticity of their results using specific codes.

Nimet, the Nigerian Meteorological Agency, has predicted thundery and sunny weather conditions for the next three days. The agency advises people to take precautions and stay safe during this period.

The Nigerian Governors' Forum (NGF) has advocated for safer transportation of petroleum products in light of the recent rivers inferno. It emphasizes the need for strict adherence to safety protocols to prevent accidents and protect lives and property.

Amidst political crisis, Fubara, the representative of Rivers state, has announced plans to deploy AI (Artificial Intelligence) to drive development and tackle the challenges faced by the state. This move aims to enhance governance and improve the overall political landscape.

The Akwa Ibom Chapter of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN) jubilates as Ukpanah emerges as the first-ever Global Corporate Secretary from the state. This achievement highlights the professionalism and competence of Ukpanah in the field.

98% of ongoing road projects in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have been completed. This progress marks a significant milestone in infrastructure development in Nigeria.

Tragedy struck in Ebonyi state as two construction workers lost their lives when a bridge collapsed. This incident raises concerns about the safety standards and protocols in construction projects across the country.

Ivana Ononino wins the Best Content Creator award at the WIBA Awards. This recognition underscores Ononino's creativity and contribution in the world of content creation.

Actor Uchemba shares the reason why he stopped going to the gym. He opens up about his fitness journey and the changes he made to prioritize his overall well-being.

Former Bayelsa First Lady, Sylva, tasks women on entrepreneurial pursuits and skills acquisition. She encourages women to embrace opportunities for economic empowerment and self-reliance.

A book on Ijebu Ife is out, coinciding with the conferment of an ancestral title on an APC chieftain. This literary work explores the history and cultural significance of Ijebu Ife, while also celebrating the contributions of notable individuals within the community.

Governor Wike reiterates that there is no going back on the deadline for the completion of projects in Rivers state. He emphasizes the government's commitment to delivering quality infrastructure and ensuring timely delivery.

JAMB has released the 2024 UTME results, with 64,624 results currently under investigation. The examination body warns candidates to avoid engaging in actions that could compromise the integrity of the examination process.

Mbah, an embittered individual, vows that enough is enough as he visits Nimbo, where four lives were lost. This visit serves as a statement against senseless killings and a call for justice.

The Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) conducts 5,592 workplace inspections in one year to ensure work safety and enforce compliance with safety regulations.

A group calls on the National Assembly to probe the Benue Tax Agency in response to allegations of corruption. This move aims to promote transparency and accountability in the agency's operations.

Ned Nwoko advocates for the establishment of a National Talent Rehabilitation Agency to harness and develop the nation's talent pool. This initiative seeks to create opportunities for individuals with exceptional abilities.

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) collaborates with UNICEF to ensure the registration and legal identity of all Nigerians. The partnership aims to promote inclusiveness and access to basic services for all citizens.

A foundation trains 1,600 teenagers from Ogun schools, while a cleric decries the neglect faced by young people. The foundation's effort highlights the importance of investing in the education and development of young individuals.

Two Nigerians are sentenced to six and a half years in prison for cannabis possession. This verdict serves as a deterrent and emphasizes the government's stance against drug-related offenses.

The Ilaje Development Group congratulates Aiyedatiwa on securing the APC ticket for the Ondo 2024 gubernatorial election. This gesture underscores the group's support for his candidacy.

Former lawmakers in Enugu commend Governor Mbah for the revamp of the Presidential Hotel. This development signals progress in the hospitality industry and reflects the government's commitment to revitalize tourism.

The FCT Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) arrests 111 suspected vandals and illegal miners. This operation aims to curb criminal activities and maintain security within the territory.

Finidi George is appointed as the new coach for the Nigerian national team. As a former star player, his appointment is a testament to his expertise and experience in football.

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) appoints a new coach for the national team, replacing the previous Portuguese coach. This change comes as part of efforts to rejuvenate the team and improve its performance.

Banks in Nigeria have lost N17.67 billion to fraudsters in 2023, according to the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System (NIBSS). This report highlights the need for enhanced security measures in the banking sector.

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command arrests suspected cultists/kidnappers and recovers arms. This operation contributes to the maintenance of law and order and the protection of citizens.

Two construction workers tragically lose their lives when a bridge collapses in Ebonyi State. This incident highlights the importance of adhering to safety regulations and implementing proper measures during construction projects.

NUATE threatens to picket airlines over the unionization of workers. The union raises concerns about the rights and welfare of airline workers and demands fair treatment.

The Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) begins a due diligence workshop in preparation for the divestment of oil and gas assets. This workshop aims to ensure transparency and efficiency in the divestment process.

A former star of the Nigerian national team takes on the role of coach. This appointment reflects the wealth of experience and knowledge the individual brings to the team.

At least 19 people are killed in a road crash in central Nigeria. This tragic incident highlights the importance of road safety and the need for stronger measures to prevent accidents.

A music artist is kidnapped in Ughelli, with the abductors demanding a $200,000 ransom within seven days. This incident shines a light on the issue of kidnapping and the security challenges faced by individuals in the country.

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) initiates the evaluation of Shell's onshore asset divestment in Nigeria. This assessment aims to ensure a smooth and transparent transition of ownership and operations.

The West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for school candidates begins on April 29, 2024. This examination is a crucial milestone for students in their educational journey.

Salisu Saulawa, the Assistant Comptroller of Customs in Nigeria, presents a paper at a border security conference in Turkey. This presentation provides insights into Nigeria's efforts to enhance border security and combat illicit trade.

As candidates await the release of the 2024 UTME results, this guide explains how to identify authentic results using specific codes. It advises candidates to verify their results from the official sources.

In an opinion piece, Jeroo Billimoria discusses how to build the social innovation sector by leveraging collective voices. The article puts forth strategies and ideas for fostering collaboration and driving positive change.

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