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News Summary of May 4, 2024 in Nigeria

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News Summary of May 4, 2024 in Nigeria
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Press Freedom is crucial for democracy and good governance, according to the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE). They have warned against any attempts to repress press freedom by the Tinubu government.

Odu'a Investment Company Limited, a company owned by the five South-West states of Nigeria, has declared a profit after tax of N1.961 billion for the year 2023.

The appointment of Finidi George as the Super Eagles manager has been justified by a CAF member, who believes that his experience and knowledge of the game make him a good fit for the role.

The Nigerian Guild of Editors and a non-governmental organization have warned the Tinubu government against attempting to suppress press freedom in the country.

Nigeria is set to outlaw peer-to-peer (P2P) crypto trading due to concerns over national security. The government believes that P2P trading can be used for illicit activities such as money laundering and terrorism financing.

There are reportedly 53 checkpoints along the Mile 2 to Seme border route, causing delays and frustration for truck drivers.

The Nigerian Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC) plans to deploy nuclear technology to boost electricity generation in the country. This move is expected to help address the nation's power shortage.

A pastor was murdered on his way to a church conference in Nigeria. The International Christian Concern has called for a thorough investigation into the incident.

An outbreak of measles in northeast Nigeria has resulted in the deaths of at least 42 people. The government is working to contain the outbreak and provide vaccinations to affected communities.

A lady has tragically died after being allegedly pushed into a pot of boiling pepper by her friends in Sapele, Nigeria.

A fact-check has been conducted to verify the claim that Imo State has the second-highest Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in Nigeria. The claim was found to be false.

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has labeled Arthur Eze a security threat for creating a Fulani settlement in Anambra state.

Two police officers have been arrested in Sokoto for the alleged abduction of five children.

A Pakistani citizen was caught attempting to travel to Pakistan using someone else's passport at an airport in Nigeria.

The late APC governorship aspirant, Akintelure, has been laid to rest in Ondo State, Nigeria.

Helicopter operators in Nigeria have threatened to ground their services due to new charges imposed by the federal government.

The Nigeria Customs Service has increased the foreign exchange rate for import duties to ₦1,441/$.

Oyo State has partnered with Shell Nigeria to build a gas distribution network in the state.

A coalition of aggrieved members of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) has vowed to float a new party amidst the ongoing crisis within the party.

A delegation from the African Development Bank (AfDB) has visited proposed sites for the SPAZ-2 project in Anambra state, with a goal of creating 200,000 jobs.

An outbreak of measles in Nigeria has resulted in the deaths of at least 42 people.

Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, a senatorial aspirant, has expressed his ambition to salvage Abia North from poor representation in national governance.

The Igala monarch in Lagos has preached peace and unity among his subjects.

The corpse of a lady found dead by the roadside in Abuja will be investigated by the police.

Oyo State has signed an agreement with Shell Nigeria for gas supply and distribution infrastructure.

The Delta Online Publishers Forum has reaffirmed its commitment to upholding professionalism in journalism on World Press Day.

The proposed minimum age for university admission in Nigeria is being discussed by the Senate in preparation for the UTME 2024.

Governor Nyesom Wike has appointed new traditional rulers for FCT chiefdoms in Nigeria.

Ondo State Governor, Aiyedatiwa, has urged the National Association of Women in Sports (NAWIS) to build a gender-balanced sporting world.

Dennis Idahosa, a member of the House of Representatives, has filed a N2 billion libel lawsuit against the campaign spokesman of the PDP in Edo state.

United Bank for Africa (UBA) has reported a 143% increase in gross earnings, with a profit of $1.06 billion in 2023.

The PDP Governors' Forum has called for the global release of imprisoned journalists and emphasized the need for press freedom.

The alleged mastermind of the Abuja-Kaduna train attack has been arrested by Nigerian authorities.

Shell Nigeria has signed a $100 million agreement with the Oyo State government to build a gas distribution network across the state.

Abba Moro, a former Minister of Interior, has insisted that the federal and state governments must end the killings by herdsmen in Benue State.

Corps members in Plateau State have been encouraged to explore the abundant opportunities in the state.

Former Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Michael Aondoakaa, has stated that the controversy surrounding the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Yahaya Bello is unnecessary and that the agency needs to follow the rule of law.

Oyo State government has partnered with Shell Nigeria to build a gas distribution network in the state.

Suleiman Ododo, the Plateau State Commissioner for Information and Communication, has commended media practitioners on World Press Freedom Day.

The Nigerian Red Cross has reinstated its commitment to service to humanity on International Day of the Red Cross.

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