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News Summary of May 11, 2024 in Nigeria

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News Summary of May 11, 2024 in Nigeria
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1. The Abia State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been tasked by Chief Benjamin Kalu to mobilize grassroots support for Bola Tinubu ahead of the 2027 presidential election.

2. An unknown illness has claimed the lives of four people and affected 177 others in Zamfara State.

3. The Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, has pledged a N10 million bounty for anyone who provides information leading to the arrest of the killers of two policemen.

4. The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has elected new executives, with Cosmos Chukwuemeka Onwudiwe emerging as the chairman.

5. Lawmakers have launched a probe into alleged irregularities in passport issuance in Nigeria.

6. The possibility of impeaching Justice Ayo Fubara, the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, has been questioned due to constitutional limitations.

7. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have visited Nigeria, discussing mental health issues and meeting with local leaders.

8. National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has received envoys from Egypt, Greece, and Pakistan in Nigeria, pledging to strengthen his leadership role in the continent.

9. Tension has risen in Abuja after an official of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) was gunned down.

10. Jigawa State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has announced that it will employ 1,052 teachers to address teacher shortage in the state.

11. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been warmly welcomed in Nigeria and have engaged in discussions about mental health.

12. A football enthusiast, Grace Omobayo, has pledged her support for the Edo Football Association, with the aim of developing football in the state.

13. The House of Representatives member, Yusuf Bago, has assured residents farming on government lands in Suleja that they will not be evicted.

14. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has cautioned bank officials against unauthorized disclosure of investigations.

15. Alex Otti, a former commissioner in Abia State, has criticized Sam Otti for his handling of the Abia airport controversy, urging him to hold himself to a higher standard.

16. Meghan Markle, now known as the Duchess of Sussex, engaged in discussions about her Nigerian roots during her visit to Nigeria.

17. An aircraft has skidded off the runway at Lagos Airport, marking another incident of such nature.

18. The 98th birthday of Afenifere leader, Reuben Fasoranti, has been described as a celebration of leadership and a beacon of hope for the Yoruba race.

19. People from Kwara State have expressed the need for power to shift to Kwara North in 2027.

20. Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has addressed the issue of worship in the state, responding to criticism from Justice Ayo Fubara.

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