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News Summary of May 16, 2024 in Nigeria

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News Summary of May 16, 2024 in Nigeria
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The Kwara State Independent Electoral Commission (KWSIEC) has announced that the local government elections in Kwara State will hold on June 18, 2022. The announcement was made by the chairman of KWSIEC, Mahmud Babatunde Garba, during a press conference in Ilorin, the state capital.

According to a report by the Libyan Oil Corporation (NOC), Libya has ranked second in oil production in Africa in April 2022. The report stated that Libya produced an average of 1.1 million barrels per day (bpd) in April, which was an increase from the previous month.

A landlord in Imo State reportedly killed a tenant during a debt recovery process. The incident was said to have occurred in the Umuguma area of Owerri, the state capital. It was reported that the landlord, identified as Mr Okpara, allegedly hit the tenant, Mr Ifeanyi Amanze, on the head with a plank during an argument over unpaid rent.

The Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA) has pledged to collaborate with the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) for the consolidation of the Insurance Act and the establishment of the consolidated insurance bill. The president of NIA, Ganiyu Musa, made this pledge during a courtesy visit to NAICOM in Abuja.

At least eleven people were killed in an attack on a mosque in Nigeria. The attack, which occurred in the early morning hours, involved the use of Molotov cocktails. The motive behind the attack is believed to be a family dispute.

Several communities in Niger Delta have donated land to the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) for the Project HOPE Agric Scheme. The scheme aims to promote agriculture and empower youths and women in the region. The land donation was made in support of the commission's efforts to boost agricultural development in the Niger Delta.

The Commissioner of Police (CP) in Anambra State, Christopher Owolabi, has commenced a lecture series for police officers in the state on security. The lecture series is aimed at enhancing the knowledge and skills of police officers in tackling security challenges in the state.

Nigerian troops have killed 227 suspected terrorists in the span of one week. The Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima, disclosed this during a press briefing in Abuja. He stated that the successful operations were carried out by the Nigerian Army in various parts of the country.

The death toll of an arsonist's attack on a mosque in Nigeria has risen to 11. The attack, which occurred in the early morning hours, involved the use of Molotov cocktails. The motive behind the attack is believed to be a family dispute.

Hilton Worldwide has announced plans to debut its Canopy by Hilton and Garden Inn brands in Nigeria. The company plans to open the hotels in the capital city, Abuja. The Canopy by Hilton and Garden Inn brands are known for their upscale hospitality offerings.

Another headline states that a mosque attack in northern Nigeria has left 8 people dead. The police have stated that the motive behind the attack was a family dispute.

The University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) has declared that an accused lecturer of sexual harassment is not a staff member of the institution. The declaration was made in response to allegations of sexual harassment leveled against a lecturer in the Faculty of Humanities.

The Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, has pledged to collaborate with the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in the fight against fake drugs. The governor made this pledge during a visit to the NAFDAC headquarters in Abuja, where he paid homage to the memory of the late Dora Akunyili.

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