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News Summary of May 3, 2024 in Nigeria

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News Summary of May 3, 2024 in Nigeria
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Two Nigerian military personnel will face court martial over a drone attack that killed 85 villagers. The incident occurred in a remote area of the country and has sparked controversy and calls for justice.

Trading on the Nigerian Exchange (NGX) increased by 28%, resulting in investors gaining N467 billion. This surge in trading activity is seen as a positive indicator for the country's economy.

Former Attorney General of the Federation, Aondoakaa, has commented on the ongoing controversy between the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Governor Yahaya Bello. He believes that the EFCC should follow the rule of law and avoid unnecessary controversy.

Protests have erupted at the EFCC headquarters over the agency's probe into alleged N70 billion fraud involving a minister associated with Tinubu. The protesters are demanding action against the probe, claiming that it is politically motivated.

The Nigerian military has announced that two personnel will face court martial over their involvement in a drone attack that killed 85 villagers. The incident occurred in a remote area, and the military is taking steps to ensure justice is served.

The Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas (NUPRC) has asked a court to dismiss a fine of N100 million against a firm in a case related to OPLs withdrawal. The NUPRC claims that the firm's suit is abusive and lacks merit.

A group has called for action against protests allegedly sponsored to target Tinubu. The group believes that these protests are aimed at tarnishing Tinubu's reputation and is calling for appropriate measures to be taken.

The Nigerian army is set to hold a trial for those accused in a deadly drone accident. The incident resulted in the death of many villagers, and the military is taking steps to ensure justice is served.

The Nasarawa State Government has filed a lawsuit against a journalist who broke news of a N40 million scandal involving Governor Sule. The government claims that the journalist defamed the governor and seeks legal action.

A Lagos policeman has fatally shot a man at an NNPC station amid fuel scarcity in the city. The incident has raised concerns about the conduct of security personnel and the situation surrounding fuel scarcity.

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has emphasized the importance of press freedom in a democratic society. The guild believes that press freedom is crucial for good governance and democracy.

Oil majors operating in Nigeria have been offered faster exit options if they are willing to pay for the cleanup of oil spills. This offer aims to expedite the process of oil companies leaving onshore fields.

The Senate has spoken on the proposed minimum age for university admission in Nigeria. The Senate believes that setting a minimum age requirement for admission is necessary to ensure academic maturity.

Two Nigerian military personnel will face court martial over a drone attack that resulted in the death of 85 villagers. The incident has raised concerns about the accountability and responsibility of the military.

Shell has signed a $100 million agreement with the Oyo State Government to build a gas distribution network across the state. The partnership aims to enhance access to clean energy and boost economic development in the region.

The Oyo State Government has partnered with Shell Nigeria Gas to build a gas distribution network. This collaboration aims to provide access to clean energy and foster economic growth in the state.

The Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas (NUPRC) is offering faster approval for oil majors exiting onshore fields. This move is aimed at facilitating a smoother transition for oil companies and maintaining the stability of the industry.

A measles outbreak in northeast Nigeria has claimed the lives of at least 42 people. The outbreak highlights the need for vaccination campaigns and healthcare measures to prevent further spread of the disease.

Twelve students from an Abia school have scored more than 300 marks in the 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Their exceptional performance has been praised by many.

The Oyo State Government has partnered with Shell Nigeria Gas to build a gas distribution network. This initiative aims to increase access to clean energy and drive economic development in the state.

Charly Boy has issued a warning about the imminent arrest of Peter Obi. The activist believes that Obi is being targeted for political reasons and calls for vigilance to protect democratic processes.

The Oyo State Government has unveiled free technology skill training for 1,000 students. This initiative aims to equip young people with relevant skills for the digital age.

Former Seattle Sounders striker, Obafemi Martins, has advised Nigerian players not to rush abroad. He believes that it is important for players to carefully consider their options and make informed decisions about their careers.

The Court of Appeal has granted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) an exparte motion for a stay of proceedings. The court will hear the case on May 20, regarding the alleged contempt by the EFCC.

The Oyo State Government has partnered with Shell Nigeria Gas to build a gas distribution network. This collaboration aims to enhance access to clean energy and promote economic development.

Fubara Empowers, a Rivers-based organization, has provided N4 billion in soft loans to support 3,066 micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the state. This initiative aims to stimulate economic growth and create job opportunities.

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) and an NGO have warned against any form of repression of press freedom by the Tinubu government. They emphasize the importance of a free press in promoting transparency and accountability.

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has warned Nigerians to brace for three days of cloud cover and thunderstorms. The agency advises people to take necessary precautions during this period.

Two police officers in Sokoto have been arrested for the alleged abduction of five children. The officers are being investigated, and the case highlights the need for accountability within the police force.

The appointment of Finidi George as the Super Eagles manager has been attributed to his qualifications and membership in the Confederation of African Football (CAF). His appointment is seen as a positive step for Nigerian football.

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has saluted journalists working under harsh conditions and advocates for press freedom. The guild recognizes the importance of journalism in promoting democracy and good governance.

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has forecasted a three-day period of sunny and cloudy atmosphere. Nigerians are advised to plan their activities accordingly.

The Ondo State Government has eulogized and buried a late APC governorship aspirant, Akintelure. The government recognizes his contributions and mourns his loss.

The Customs exchange rate for import duties has increased to N1,441/$. This update may have implications for importers and businesses involved in international trade.

Two Nigerian military personnel will face court martial over a drone attack that resulted in the death of 85 villagers. The incident has raised questions about accountability and the use of drones in military operations.

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has emphasized the need for laws to protect journalists against abusive lawsuits. The guild believes that such protection is essential for the freedom of the press.

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has highlighted the role of journalists in economic diversification. The agency recognizes the importance of media coverage in promoting economic growth and development.

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