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News Summary of May 10, 2024 in Nigeria

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News Summary of May 10, 2024 in Nigeria
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 64 suspected internet fraudsters in Osun state. The arrests were made as part of ongoing efforts to curb cybercrime in the country.

Lawmakers have called on state governments to prioritize the establishment of modern correctional centers. They emphasized the need for proper facilities that would aid in the effective rehabilitation and reintegration of offenders.

Several students were kidnapped when gunmen attacked a university in central Nigeria. The gunmen stormed the institution and abducted an unspecified number of students.

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has stated that contractors are working to restore power supply in the northeast region. The company is addressing the challenges faced in electricity transmission and distribution in the area.

Tijani Babangida, a former Nigerian footballer, was injured in a traffic accident that claimed the life of his younger brother. The accident occurred in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Beta Glass Plc has announced changes in the composition of its board of directors. The company appointed new non-executive directors and elected a new chairman.

A court has restrained pro-Wike members of the Rivers State House of Assembly from parading themselves as lawmakers. The court order follows a crisis in the state assembly.

Governor Seyi Makinde celebrated the 98th birthday of Chief Reuben Fasoranti, a leader of the Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere. The governor commended Fasoranti's contributions to the development of the Yoruba nation.

Reacting to the claimed rescue of nine abducted students in Kogi state, Akpoti-Uduaghan has called for proper investigation and transparency. The Kogi state government had announced the rescue of the students.

Participants in the Ibom-LED training program were encouraged to prioritize entrepreneurship over politics. They were urged to use the skills acquired during the training to become successful entrepreneurs.

Court restrains 25 pro-Wike lawmakers from parading themselves as members of the Rivers State House of Assembly. The court order comes amid the ongoing crisis in the state assembly.

Former Deputy National Chairman of the People's Democratic Party, Bode George, has called for the intervention of party elders and stakeholders in resolving the crisis in Rivers state. He urged them to work towards peace and unity.

Alex Otti, a former governorship candidate in Abia state, has accused Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of transferring N10 billion airport funds into 32 different accounts. Otti alleged that the funds were diverted for personal use.

The Nigerian government has refuted allegations made by Binance, a cryptocurrency exchange platform, that it was subjected to a $150 million bribery attempt. The government described the allegation as baseless.

The Emir of Tikau in Yobe state, Alhaji Ali Ibn Umar El-Kanemi, has passed away. The cause of his death has not been disclosed.

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has charged the State Independent Electoral Commission (SIEC) in Yobe to ensure partisan politics does not interfere with its activities. IPAC emphasized the need for fairness and transparency in the electoral process.

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has expressed support for the cybersecurity levy imposed on telecommunications operators. They called on Nigerians to exercise patience as the levy would contribute to securing the country's cyberspace.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle danced with children at a school and met with the Nigerian Army during their visit to the country. The royal couple engaged in various activities as part of their charitable work.

Five days after a man got trapped in a tunnel in Lagos, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has recovered his body. The man had gotten trapped in the tunnel while working on a construction site.

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, conferred the second-highest national honor, GCON, on the Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona. The conferment took place during Tinubu's visit to the monarch's palace to celebrate his 90th birthday.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) presented a witness who admitted to demanding and receiving bribes during the trial of its former chairman, Ibrahim Magu. The witness testified to his involvement in extortion and bribery under Magu's leadership.

The Enugu state government has signed a deal worth N100 billion with Pragmatic Palms Limited to revive the United Palm Products Limited. The agreement aims to revitalize the defunct palm oil produce processing company and create employment opportunities.

The Nigerian Exchange (NGX) has listed the AVA Infrastructure Fund on its platform. The fund, worth N4.075 billion, aims to provide investors with access to infrastructure development opportunities in Nigeria.

Nine students were kidnapped from a university in central Nigeria by gunmen. The incident is the latest in a series of attacks targeting educational institutions in the country.

Ondo Finance plans to launch the RWA Payment Network, a blockchain-based payment platform. The platform aims to provide secure, fast, and low-cost cross-border transactions for individuals and businesses.

Gunmen have abducted nine students from a Nigerian university. The incident occurred in the north of the country, adding to the growing concerns for the security of students and educational institutions.

The Rivers State High Court has issued an injunction against 26 pro-Wike lawmakers, restraining them from parading themselves as members of the state assembly. The court order comes amid the ongoing crisis in the assembly.

House of Representatives member, Chinedu Okafor, has denied the $140 million bribery allegation made against Binance. Okafor clarified that the transaction mentioned in the allegation was purely a cryptocurrency investment.

Elected local government chairmen and other officials received certificates of return from the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC). The commission conducted local government elections in the state, and the elected officials were presented with their certificates.

The Nigeria Customs Service and other stakeholders are working together to enhance trade in Kano. The collaboration aims to address issues affecting trade facilitation and promote a conducive business environment in the state.

Nigeria and Saudi Arabia have expressed their desire to strengthen bilateral relations in various sectors, including agriculture, trade, and economic development. The two nations are looking to explore opportunities for collaboration and mutual benefit.

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the Kaduna State Government have conducted a comprehensive training on a new pensioner verification app. The app aims to streamline the verification process and improve pension administration in the state.

The Nigerian government has invited Saudi Arabia to participate in food production and agricultural investment in the country. The aim is to benefit from Saudi Arabia's expertise in agriculture and explore opportunities for collaboration.

Delta State House of Assembly Speaker, Sheriff Oborevwori, has made a case for gender inclusiveness in the upcoming local government elections. He stressed the importance of women's participation in decision-making processes.

Women leaders have called on the federal government to release funds allocated to the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). They emphasized the need for the funds to be utilized for the development of the Niger Delta region.

Gunmen have abducted nine students from a university in northern Nigeria, adding to the growing list of attacks on schools. The security situation in the country continues to deteriorate, with students and educational institutions becoming targets.

Tijani Babangida, a former Nigerian footballer, is in critical condition following a car accident that resulted in the death of his younger brother. The accident occurred in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle danced with children at a school and met with the Nigerian Army during their visit to Nigeria. The royal couple engaged in various activities as part of their charitable work and engagement with local communities.

The Chairman of the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) presented certificates of return to elected local government chairmen and vice chairmen. The electoral commission had conducted local government elections in the state.

Caverton Offshore Support Group, a Nigerian offshore services provider, has issued a press release addressing rumors and speculation regarding the company. The press release aims to clarify the company's position and assure stakeholders of its commitment.

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