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News Summary of May 17, 2024 in Nigeria

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News Summary of May 17, 2024 in Nigeria
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Nigerians are being encouraged to know their health numbers for better health management and prevention of diseases. This includes knowing metrics such as blood pressure, cholesterol levels, blood sugar levels, and body mass index.

A mass wedding ceremony of 100 orphaned girls promoted by a Nigerian politician has been suspended due to concerns about child marriage.

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) Agriculture Secretariat is preparing for a bumper harvest through initiatives such as the distribution of improved seed varieties to farmers.

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) and the Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE) are set to partner on weather observation and research to enhance climate prediction and facilitate decision-making in various sectors.

Chief Felix Okpebholo has congratulated the Benin Monarch on the successful return of 39 artefacts from Sweden, expressing joy in the restoration of cultural heritage.

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has stated that palliatives are not a permanent solution to the food scarcity facing Nigeria, emphasizing the need for sustainable agricultural practices.

Chief Malcolm Omirhobo's criticism of the Nigerian government's approval of N90 billion for the 2024 Hajj has sparked heated discussions on Twitter.

The Head of Service (HoS) in Lagos State, Hakeem Muri-Okunola, has commiserated with the family of the late Honorable Justice Adedayo Adeyinka Soyannwo, offering prayers for the deceased.

A Nigeria court has ruled that an executive from cryptocurrency exchange Binance can face trial on behalf of the exchange over allegations of money laundering, illegal operation, and fraudulent schemes.

The Minister of Environment, Sharon Ikeazor, has inaugurated various development projects in Obot Akara, including the award of a contract for the construction of the Mbiaso Bridge and Model Primary School.

Nigeria Human Rights Activist, Dr. Bob Ejifcado, has launched a petition to stop the forced marriage of 100 young girls, highlighting the need to protect their rights.

The Obong of Calabar has urged Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a prominent political figure in Nigeria, to hire multiple contractors for the swift completion of the Calabar-Lagos highway project.

Olori Temitope Ogunwusi, the wife of the Ooni of Ife, has traveled to The Gambia for the launch of the Faith-Based Business Bureau (FaBB), promoting the meeting of royalty and diplomacy.

The Abuja National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR) Gastronomy Festival will feature cuisines from Nigeria and six other countries, showcasing cultural diversity through food.

Police officers have been accused of looting and vandalizing the property of retired commissioners in Lagos, raising concerns about police misconduct and corruption.

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has barred three justices from elevation, citing various reasons including poor performance and misconduct.

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has stated that he is not distracted by the happenings in Rivers State, emphasizing his commitment to delivering projects and development.

The Gombe State Government is set to host the 5th Media Audit Reporting Workshop, aimed at improving the capacity of media practitioners in the state.

The FCT Minister, Muhammad Musa Bello, has urged FCT youth to harness forest resources for sustainable economic opportunities, promoting entrepreneurship and environmental conservation.

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has prioritized project delivery despite political distractions in the state, reaffirming his commitment to development.

The mass wedding ceremony of 100 orphaned girls promoted by a Nigerian politician has been suspended due to concerns about child marriage.

The death toll from the mosque attack in Kano has risen to 15, with investigations ongoing to apprehend the perpetrators.

The Ooni of Ife has applauded the commitment of Ibrahim Magu, the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to the fight against corruption in Nigeria.

The Kogi State Government is strategizing for an unprecedented agricultural revolution through initiatives such as the provision of modern farming equipment, training for farmers, and credit facilities.

The Nigerian Football Authorities have endorsed the N-Youth League, which aims to develop and nurture young football talents in the country.

The Federal Government has fixed May 24th as the date to open the student loan portal for interested applicants to access loans for their education.

The mass wedding ceremony of 100 orphaned girls promoted by a Nigerian politician has been suspended due to concerns about child marriage.

The Kano State Government has restated its commitment to the safe return of the abducted students of the College of Agriculture and Animal Health in Tudun-Wada.

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has stated that he is not distracted by the happenings in Rivers State, emphasizing his commitment to delivering projects and development.

Industry stakeholders have emphasized the need for sustainable marketing practices that consider environmental and social impacts.

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has warned of a high flood risk in 14 local government areas of Kano State, urging residents to take necessary precautions.

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