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News Summary of July 29, 2023 in Nigeria

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News Summary of July 29, 2023 in Nigeria
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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has deployed more Agro-Rangers to protect farmers in Plateau state. This move aims to enhance security and curb clashes between farmers and herders.

Staff members of the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMML) protested against poor leadership and called for help. They expressed their dissatisfaction with the council's management and demanded immediate intervention.

The organiser of the Kayokayo Festival in Lagos has assured that the event will boost revenue generation in the state. The festival showcases the rich cultural heritage of the Yoruba people and attracts tourists from around the world.

The crisis over the removal of fuel subsidy deepens as labour leaders walked out of a meeting with the Nigerian government. The labour leaders rejected the government's plan to fully remove the subsidy and demanded a reconsideration of the decision.

A court has ordered the Nigerian Police to pay N20.3 million to the family of a missing officer who was allegedly kidnapped. The court found the Police negligent in the case and ruled in favour of the officer's family.

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has embarked on a massive revenue drive and plans to disconnect debtors. The company aims to recover outstanding debts from consumers to improve its financial stability.

A newly formed Lagos chapter of the Labour Party (LP) has disowned the executive committee led by John Ekong. The party claims that Ekong and his team were illegally appointed and do not represent the true members of the LP in Lagos.

The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan, has called on Muslims to pray for the Nigerian civil service to excel. She emphasized the importance of a competent and efficient civil service for national development.

A Federal Court has restored a building in Ikoyi, Lagos to Associated Property Development. The court ordered the Nigerian Police to vacate the building, which had been taken over by the Police without proper legal authority.

A civil society organization (CSO) has condemned the smear campaign against the Department of State Services (DSS). The CSO called on Nigerians to support and appreciate the efforts of the DSS in maintaining national security.

The organiser of the Kayokayo Festival in Lagos has stated that the event is capable of improving the revenue of the state. The festival attracts tourists and generates economic opportunities for local businesses.

The nomination of Governor Nyesom Wike as a minister has sparked controversy after he declared that he was not interested in the position. Some political observers argue that Wike's nomination was a strategic move by the ruling party to weaken opposition in Rivers State.

A man in Katsina is seeking a divorce from his 14-year-old child bride after a male doctor attended the birth of their child. The man claims that the involvement of a male doctor violated his religious beliefs and wants the marriage to end.

The military has taken control in Niger, adding to the list of countries in the Sahel region run by the military. This comes after the coup in Mali and raises concerns about democratic governance in the region.

The ministerial list presented by President Tinubu has generated mixed reactions. Some people view the list as reasonable and representative, while others argue that it primarily rewards political loyalty and does not prioritize competence.

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has finally reacted to a viral video in which he appeared to be joking during a plenary session. Akpabio apologized for any offense caused and stated that he did not mean to belittle the seriousness of the issues being discussed.

The organiser of the Kayokayo Festival in Lagos, Olumide Olasupo, has reiterated that the event is capable of improving the revenue of the state. The festival showcases the cultural heritage of the Yoruba people and attracts tourists from around the world.

Lawyers are calling for the resignation of the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Olumide Maikyau, amid a legal uproar involving the Department of State Services (DSS). The lawyers accuse Maikyau of failing to effectively address the DSS controversy and protecting the interests of lawyers.

A Warri pastor has sued the proprietor of Pararan Mock News to court, alleging defamation. The pastor is seeking N5 billion in damages for alleged libelous publications made by the news platform.

Sen. Michael Abbas has celebrated Senate Leader Victor Bamidele on his 60th birthday. Abbas commended Bamidele for his contributions to national development and wished him more fruitful years ahead.

The Rotary Club of Victoria Garden City (VGC) has donated maternal care kits and planted trees as part of its community service activities. The club aims to contribute to the well-being of women and the environment.

Luckson Omofoma, the National Chairman of the Labour Party (LP), has commended the Super Falcons for manifesting the true Nigerian spirit during the Women's World Cup. He praised the team for their resilience and called for more support for women's football in Nigeria.

Youths in Enugu have staged a street protest in support of Nnamdi Kanu's call to end the sit-at-home order. The youths believe that the sit-at-home order has had negative economic impacts and are urging people to resume normal activities.

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Command has assured the public that there are no kidnappers in Police uniform operating in Abuja. The command advised residents to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activities to the Police.

The Nigerian women's national team, Super Falcons, are positive ahead of their clash against Ireland in the FIFA Women's World Cup. The team aims to secure a victory and advance to the next stage of the tournament.

The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State has revealed that some Nigerians are using police emergency numbers to obtain loans. He warned the public against such fraudulent practices and urged them to use the emergency numbers responsibly.

The Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC) has conducted a sensitization program for women chiefs and market leaders in Lagos on gender-based violence. The program aimed to raise awareness and provide support for victims of violence.

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has ramped up its polio vaccine campaign by offering free noodles to children who receive the vaccine. The campaign aims to eradicate polio in the FCT and ensure the health and well-being of children.

A supporter of Peter Obi, the former Vice Presidential candidate, who was shot by thugs, has cried out for help. The supporter expressed his frustration, saying that if he were associated with a powerful politician like Tinubu, he would not be suffering.

The military has taken control in Niger, adding to the list of countries in the Sahel region run by the military. This comes after the coup in Mali and raises concerns about democratic governance in the region.

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Working Committee has rescheduled key meetings amidst internal turbulence. The rescheduling aims to address the challenges within the party and find solutions to ensure its unity.

Various groups have lauded President Tinubu for including six women in his ministerial nominee list. They see this as a positive step towards gender inclusion and representation in government.

The military has taken control in Niger, adding to the list of countries in the Sahel region run by the military. This comes after the coup in Mali and raises concerns about democratic governance in the region.

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has embarked on a massive revenue drive and plans to disconnect debtors. The company aims to recover outstanding debts from consumers to improve its financial stability.

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Ondo State has commended the ministerial nominee, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, for his contributions to the development of the state. The NMA praised Tunji-Ojo's commitment to healthcare and urged him to continue working for the advancement of the sector.

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has ordered Biafra agitator Simon Ekpa to end the sit-at-home order. Kanu cited economic considerations and the need to avoid undue hardship on the people as the reasons behind the decision.

Opinions are divided on the ministerial list presented by President Tinubu. Some view the list as a reasonable representation of various interests, while others argue that it primarily rewards loyalty and lacks a focus on competence.

Five governorship candidates have stepped down and pledged their support for the All Progressives Congress (APC) flag bearer, Adebayo Ododo, in the upcoming Kogi State Governorship election. The candidates expressed confidence in Ododo's ability to bring positive change to the state.

Air Peace, a Nigerian airline, has commenced flights from Lagos to Lome, bridging connectivity in West Africa. This new route aims to facilitate travel and strengthen economic ties between Nigeria and Togo.

A UNICEF education specialist has identified six factors contributing to the menace of out-of-school children in Nigeria. The specialist highlighted issues such as poverty, insecurity, and cultural beliefs as barriers to education and called for concerted efforts to address these challenges.

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