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News Summary of March 21, 2024 in Nigeria

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News Summary of March 21, 2024 in Nigeria
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A group of over 40 bishops have called on the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, to adopt a civil remedy to address the ongoing insecurity in the South East region of Nigeria.

The World Health Organization (WHO) is combating an outbreak of cerebrospinal meningitis in Yobe State, Nigeria.

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has unveiled plans to protect schools in Nigeria following recent kidnappings. The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) met with the Minister of Interior to discuss the security of schools.

The Tony Elumelu Foundation is set to announce the 2024 cohort of its flagship entrepreneurship programme in Liberia.

Bola Tinubu has announced the national honours for 17 soldiers who were recently killed, with further pronouncements to follow.

The Cross River State government has approved a request to procure 108 tractors for farmers in the state.

Bola Tinubu has unveiled specific Nigerians to be exported for forex, citing the need to boost the country's economy.

A prominent Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, has faulted the Nigerian government's list of terrorist financiers, stating that the government has no right to declare anyone a terrorist financier without a fair trial.

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) has released a policy brief on the food security status in Nigeria.

The Chairman of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) in Borno State has stated that the total clearance of Boko Haram remnants is a priority.

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) have urged the Federal Government and Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State to tackle the issue of insecurity in the country.

Nigeria and other sub-Saharan African countries are reported to suffer the most from neurological diseases, according to the Nigerian Society of Neurological Sciences (NSNS).

A group has commended the Jigawa State government on its agreement with the UK's Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) to strengthen collaboration on development initiatives.

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has commenced the rehabilitation of public schools in Abuja, Nigeria.

A Nigerian journalist, Segun Olatunji, was reportedly taken from his Lagos home by armed men.

Zenith Bank has appointed Adaora Umeoji as its new Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (GMD/CEO).

The Nigerian Gas Association (NGA) is confident that Nigeria's gas investment policies will ignite a sustainable energy future for the country.

The death toll from Lassa fever in Nigeria has risen to 128.

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has partnered with the Niger State Government on the 'Light Up Niger' project to improve electricity supply in the state.

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has expressed concern over delays in meetings with the Minister of the FCT.

The Commissioner for Health in Lagos State, Akin Abayomi, has decried the negative effects of poly-pharmacy on humans.

A political ally of Peter Obi has stated that the chairman of the Labour Party should come from the northern part of Nigeria.

The Nigerian Mining Cadastre Office (NMCO) has reported an increase in license applications with the Electronic Mining Cadastre System Plus.

Former governor of Abia State, Alex Otti, has signed a law to stop the payment of pensions to ex-governors and deputy governors in the state.

The Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong Mutfwang, has reiterated his commitment to youth empowerment and human capital development in the state.

A party chieftain has spoken on the alleged dwindling popularity of Kano's ruling party, the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP).

The President of Nigeria has prohibited official travels abroad.

Experts have uncovered 27 soil types in Cross River State, Nigeria, and have recommended fertilisers and other interventions.

Nigerian athlete Tobi Amusan has won the gold medal in the women's 100m hurdles at the African Games.

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has granted a scholarship worth N280 million to over 130,000 indigent students.

The Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, has disbursed over N255 million and food items to the civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) and local hunters combatting Boko Haram.

Ambassador Ralph Uwechue Erebuoye has stated that Bola Tinubu alone cannot solve Nigeria's problems.

A witness has stated in court that there is no need for a stadium to have an emergency facility in relation to the death of Whitney Adeniran.

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has partnered with the Niger State Government to boost power supply in the state.

Bola Tinubu has appointed a new Director-General for Nigeria's museum commission.

A court in Nigeria has refused to stop the Edo State Assembly's impeachment process against Philip Shaibu, the Deputy Governor of the state.

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) is set to deepen efforts towards building a climate-resilient society.

Zayd Ibn Isah reflects on the Okuama tragedy, highlighting the dangers faced by security personnel.

The executives of cryptocurrency exchange Binance remain in detention in Nigeria after appearing in court, according to their families.

La Fondation Tony Elumelu s'apprête à annoncer la cohorte 2024 de son programme phare d'entrepreneuriat en Guinée.

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