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News Summary of May 15, 2024 in Nigeria

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News Summary of May 15, 2024 in Nigeria
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An Anambra widow narrowly escaped assassination at midnight when her sister-in-law allegedly stormed her new house with thugs and demolished it. The incident was captured on video.

At least 24 people, including children, were injured in a mosque attack in Nigeria's north. The motive behind the attack is not yet known.

The Speaker of the Anambra State House of Assembly, Oborevwori, has urged the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) to provide solutions to the challenges facing Nigeria.

The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) has denied that its hotel project was funded by the federal government. The statement comes amidst allegations of misappropriation of funds.

Nigeria's inflation rate has risen further to 33.69%, the highest in 28 years. This increase in inflation is causing significant economic challenges for the country.

A joint force has been established to combat terrorism in West Africa. The initiative, called ECOWAS, aims to address the ongoing security threats in the region.

The FCT High Court has granted Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Emefiele, ₦300 million bail in a fresh trial. Emefiele is facing allegations of bribery.

The Abia State government has claimed to have embraced Bola Tinubu's Renewed Hope Agenda. The state's former governor, Otti, expressed support for the agenda.

The House Committee in Nigeria insists that the claim made by Binance regarding a $140 million bribe is diversionary. The committee is investigating the allegations.

The Lagos State chapter of the PDP has congratulated Dapo Sarumi on his birthday. Sarumi is a member of the party and his birthday has been celebrated.

At least 24 people, including four children, were injured in an explosion at a mosque in Nigeria. The cause of the blast is yet to be determined.

The Rivers State government has approved the award of ₦222.1 billion for the construction of the Trans-Kalabari Road project. This project aims to improve transportation infrastructure in the state.

The Managing Director of the Nigeria Urban Development Bank (NUDB) has stated that space has been provided for heavy-duty trucks during road expansion projects. This is to ensure smooth traffic flow.

The Governor of Edo State, Obaseki, has initiated a peace process to resolve the ongoing dispute with Enigie and the Benin Palace. This move aims to restore peace and stability in the state.

The Governor of Nasarawa State, Sule, has assured corps members of improved welfare and security. This assurance comes amidst concerns for the safety of corps members.

General Onubogu has launched a tree planting campaign at Chari Maigumeri Barracks in Lokoja. This campaign aims to promote environmental conservation and sustainability.

A strategic communication advisory has been issued to Nigerian banks regarding the Central Bank of Nigeria's 2024 recapitalization policy. The advisory aims to help banks navigate the policy effectively.

The Delta State House of Assembly has suspended a member, Omonade, for 14 legislative days over allegations of gross misconduct. The suspension is intended to investigate the allegations.

A man set fire to a mosque in Kano during prayers, resulting in injuries to many worshippers. The motive behind the attack is still unknown.

The FCT Authority has commenced the demolition of over 500 illegal structures in Nigeria. This action is aimed at restoring order and legality in the capital.

At least 24 people, including children, were injured in a mosque attack in Nigeria's north. The motive behind the attack is not yet known.

Nigeria's inflation rate increased by 0.49% to reach 33.69% in April 2024. This rise in inflation is a cause for concern for the country's economy.

The Governor of Edo State, Obaseki, highlights the growth of the state's economy from $10 billion to over $26 billion in seven years. This growth is attributed to the administration's economic policies.

Three people have died in a clash between scavengers in Kubwa, Nigeria. The cause of the clash is under investigation.

Following their exit from the Royal Family, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Harry and Meghan, express their happiness and contentment with their current situation.

Residents in Nigeria's Plateau state claim that 18 Christians have been killed since mid-April. The killings have raised concerns about religious tensions and security.

Peaceland University boasts its excellence in modern education delivery. The university aims to provide quality education to students.

The former Central Bank of Nigeria boss is charged with illegally printing banknotes. This development raises concerns about financial integrity.

The planned Kefas Endowment Fund is expected to bring about various positive outcomes. The fund aims to support education and community development in Nigeria.

The Lagos Commodities and Futures Exchange (LCFE) has inducted 23 commodities brokers. This move aims to deepen Nigeria's commodities market.

The Security Advisory Council and Trust Fund Board have been inaugurated by Otti. These initiatives aim to improve security in Abia State.

Soyannwo, the Deputy Chief of Staff to the Governor of Lagos State, Sanwo-Olu, has passed away at the age of 55. His death is a great loss to the state.

Vistajet renews its commitment to West Africa's market. The company aims to provide reliable private jet services to customers in the region.

Nigerians celebrate the killing of a notorious bandit leader by troops. This development is seen as a significant victory against insecurity.

The rift between Governor Wike and Fubara deepens in Rivers State as five pro-Wike commissioners resign. This resignation highlights the ongoing political tensions in the state.

Nwogu criticizes the Judicial Panel of Inquiry and claims that only propaganda will come out of the Fubara panel. This raises concerns about the credibility of the panel's findings.

Nigerian labor unions protest against soaring electricity prices. The unions demand a reduction in electricity tariffs to alleviate the burden on consumers.

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) expresses concern over the exit of pharmaceutical companies from Nigeria. This development raises concerns about the availability of essential medications.

The court upholds Emefiele's travel ban and grants him ₦300 million bail in a fresh case. Emefiele is facing allegations of misconduct.

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