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News Summary of February 20, 2024 in Nigeria

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News Summary of February 20, 2024 in Nigeria
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Kidnapping: The Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA) has disclosed the conditions for insurance cover for kidnapping incidents in Nigeria.

Benue State: The anti-open grazing law in Benue state remains in force, according to the state attorney general, Michael Gusa.

Hunger and Anger: Bishop Joseph Danlami Bagobiri has called on the Nigerian government to redouble efforts to ease hunger and anger in the country.

Kanemi Museum: The Borno state government is set to collaborate with the federal government to establish the Kanemi Museum in Maiduguri.

Economic Reforms: The President of the Episcopal Council in Nigeria, Augustine Obiora Akubeze, has stated that economic reforms have plunged millions of Nigerians into extreme poverty.

NARTO Strike: The National Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) has suspended its planned nationwide strike.

Ndigbo Kwenu: Bello Mukhtar greets the Igbo people with a message of unity and solidarity.

Failed Marriage Proposal: A lawyer has advised against using the police to get someone arrested after failing to marry them.

Shell's Deepwater Plans: Shell has outlined its deepwater exploration and production plans offshore Nigeria.

Petrol Distribution: NARTO has directed petrol tanker drivers to resume distribution following the suspension of their nationwide strike.

Nigerian Ecosystem Preservation: Nigeria is committed to preserving ecosystems in West Africa.

Arms Sales: Nigeria's defense chief has accused certain nations of withholding arms sales due to misplaced concerns about human rights.

Air Strike Report: Nigeria is set to release a report on the air strike that led to civilian casualties earlier this month.

Economic Hardship: Anglican Bishop Tunde Adeleye has expressed concern about the economic hardships faced by Nigerians under the leadership of Bola Tinubu.

Fuel Queues Return: The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) are mobilizing for protests as fuel queues return.

PMS Strike: Road transport owners have called off their strike and reached an agreement with the government regarding petrol distribution.

Venegono Sup Arrest: A man has been arrested for allegedly threatening a family with an axe and a knife in Venegono Sup, Italy.

Bandit Attacks: Bandits have killed 10 people in Benue, 2 policemen in Zamfara, and burned houses in Niger state.

Zookeeper Murder: A zookeeper has been killed in a reported lynching incident.

Herdsmen Attacks: Suspected herders have invaded three local government areas in Benue state, killing 10 people and injuring others.

Collaboration for 6G Deployment: The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is urging collaboration to mitigate risks ahead of 6G deployment.

Kidnapping Insurance: The Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA) has provided conditions for insurance cover for kidnapping incidents.

Powering Africa Summit: The 9th Powering Africa Summit (PAS24) is set to take place in Washington D.C. in March, bringing together energy thought leaders.

Potable Water Supply: Victor Ochei Oborevwori has pledged to provide potable water supply for rural dwellers in Delta state.

Electricity Disconnection: State government liaison offices in Abuja that owe electricity bills are set to be disconnected.

Jobless Rate Increase: Nigeria's jobless rate has jumped in the third quarter as the impact of reforms takes effect.

Breaking Barriers in Energy: Women in Energy will lead conversations on breaking barriers at the upcoming NIES 2024 conference.

Customs Against Illegal Food Exports: Nigeria Customs Service is moving against illegal food exports.

Rising Unemployment: The Nigerian Employers' Consultative Association (NECA) is calling on the government to address rising unemployment.

10-Day Ultimatum: Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has issued a 10-day ultimatum to the Presidential Villa, barracks, and 84 government agencies to pay outstanding debts.

Arrest of Native Doctor: The Enugu Police Commissioner has ordered the arrest of a native doctor spotted performing rituals in a shrine.

Jobless Rate Increase: Nigeria's jobless rate has risen to 5% in the third quarter due to the impact of reforms.

Wike's Assurance: Governor Nyesom Wike has assured residents of Abuja that his administration will deliver on its promises.

Attitude Change: The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) is calling for an attitudinal change among Nigerians to end the habit of speaking ill of the country.

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