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News Summary of May 5, 2024 in Nigeria

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News Summary of May 5, 2024 in Nigeria
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Nigerian Prophet, Isaiah Macwealth, is set to ignite a revival fire in the UK. The renowned prophet is scheduled to hold a 3-day conference in London, where he will be sharing powerful messages and performing miracles.

In a tragic incident, a lady died after being pushed into a pot of boiling pepper by her friends in Sapele. The victim was allegedly accused of stealing a phone, which led to the altercation.

A convicted incestuous rapist who had escaped from prison has been re-arrested by the police. The man was originally sentenced to 60 years in prison for raping his daughter and niece.

The Fundquest Colloquium held in Lagos brought together experts to chart a new path to economic growth in Nigeria. The event focused on exploring innovative strategies to drive economic development and enhance the business environment.

The Nigerian government has announced a ban on peer-to-peer cryptocurrency trading. This decision aims to regulate and prevent illicit financial activities associated with cryptocurrencies.

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babajide Atang, has commended the infrastructure development in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) under Governor Nyesom Wike. He highlighted the positive impact of the projects on the quality of life for residents.

The Delta Online Publishers Forum has reaffirmed its commitment to upholding professionalism in journalism on World Press Day. The forum emphasized the importance of maintaining ethical standards and promoting accurate and balanced reporting.

The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has flagged off a monthly feeding program worth N1 billion for residents. The initiative aims to address food security challenges and improve the well-being of vulnerable individuals.

A court in Rivers State has sentenced an internet fraudster to seven years in prison. The convict was found guilty of defrauding foreigners through online scams.

ActionAid, a non-profit organization, has unveiled the first Vesicovaginal Fistula (VVF) center worth N51 million. The center will provide treatment and support services for women suffering from VVF.

Journalists in Kano suffered injuries from metal debris at a construction site. The Kano State Government has launched an investigation into the incident to ensure the safety of journalists and other citizens.

The Nigerian government has expressed determination to expose individuals who possess fake certificates from degree mills. The government aims to reinforce the credibility of education qualifications and protect the integrity of institutions.

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has extolled the exemplary virtues of late Madam Okojie, a community leader known for her philanthropy and community development efforts.

Fanwo, the Director-General, Media and Publicity to Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, has eulogized the governor's achievements in his first 100 days in office. He highlighted notable milestones in various sectors.

The cases against the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, and Governors Abdullahi Ganduje and Yahaya Bello are considered an acid test for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Analysts will closely monitor the handling of these cases to assess the agency's effectiveness.

The First Lady of Ebonyi State has pledged to sponsor free scrotal hernia operations for 130 patients. This initiative aims to improve the health and well-being of individuals suffering from this condition.

Fred Ajudua, a Nigerian man facing charges of land fraud and forgery, has been released on bail by the police. The case is related to allegations of fraudulent land transactions.

A report highlights the experiences of survivors of sexual violence in the camps for internally displaced persons in Benue State. The report sheds light on the challenges faced by the survivors and calls for increased support and protection.

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has announced stiff penalties for individuals who abscond or sponsor unauthorized pilgrimages. This measure aims to enforce compliance with pilgrimage regulations and prevent fraudulent activities.

The Nigerian Customs Service has increased the foreign exchange (FX) rate for import duties to ₦1,441/$. This adjustment reflects the current market exchange rate.

The FCT has undergone unprecedented infrastructural development under the leadership of Governor Nyesom Wike. This has had a positive impact on various sectors and improved the living conditions of residents.

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has handed over bags of maize and garri to the Anambra State Government to alleviate hardship in the state. This gesture aims to support vulnerable individuals affected by various challenges.

The Ohaneze Ndi Igbo, a socio-cultural group representing the Igbo people, has debunked rumors of intending to seek forgiveness from the Fulani community. The group emphasizes its commitment to promoting peace and unity among different ethnic groups in Nigeria.

A self-confessed killer of his childhood friend has confessed to the murder of four other individuals. The suspect made the shocking revelation during a police investigation.

A popular Nigerian pastor has revealed a shocking way to overcome porn addiction. The pastor suggests prayer, fasting, and using anointing oil to break free from the addiction.

An investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has revealed that former Nigerian governors allegedly looted a total of N2.2 trillion over 25 years. The investigation aims to recover stolen funds and hold those responsible accountable.

The Nigerian Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) has selected top players, including Aruna Quadri and Offiong Edem, for the African Cup and Olympics qualifiers. The federation aims to achieve success in these prestigious tournaments.

An agricultural expert has called for government support to boost the farming sector in Nigeria. The expert emphasizes the importance of investing in agriculture to enhance food security and economic stability.

Dennis Idahosa, a member of the House of Representatives, has filed a N2 billion libel suit against the campaign spokesman of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State's gubernatorial election. The suit is in response to alleged defamatory statements made during the election campaign.

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has described Senator Magnus Abe as a valuable asset to the party. The APC reaffirms its commitment to promoting unity and inclusiveness within the party.

A prominent governor in Nigeria has been asked to return to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) following his defection to the opposition party. Details regarding the governor and the circumstances surrounding his potential return are not provided in the headlines.

In a tragic incident, a mother, her three-year-old child, a student, and five others died in a tanker explosion on the Warri-Sapele road. The explosion resulted from a collision between the tanker and a truck.

An Arewa youth group has claimed that anti-Tinubu forces are behind protests against Governor Bello Matawalle. The group alleges that influential individuals are attempting to undermine Matawalle's administration due to political interests.

The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Sheriff Oborevwori, has assured innocent villagers affected by the Okuama crisis that they will not suffer any further. The crisis involved a clash between two communities, causing displacement and loss of lives.

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has appointed chiefs for the Karu, Kwali, and Yaba communities. The appointments aim to promote community development and strengthen traditional institutions in the state.

Oil majors operating in Nigeria have been offered a faster exit from the country if they pay for the cleanup of oil spills. This offer comes amidst concerns about environmental degradation caused by oil exploration activities.

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has sworn in five new judges and highlighted the achievements of the judiciary under his administration. The governor emphasizes the importance of an effective and independent judiciary in promoting justice and upholding the rule of law.

The Igala Monarch resident in Lagos has preached peace and unity among the Igala community and other ethnic groups. The monarch highlights the need for mutual respect and cooperation for harmonious coexistence.

Senator Godswill Akpabio has called for unity in Akwa Ibom across party lines. The former governor and current senator emphasize the importance of working together for the development and progress of the state.

The mastermind behind the horrific 2022 Abuja-Kaduna train attack has been captured by Nigerian security forces. The attack resulted in the abduction of several passengers and heightened concerns about insecurity along the Abuja-Kaduna railway line.

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