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News Summary of January 16, 2024 in Nigeria

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News Summary of January 16, 2024 in Nigeria
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1. Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has met with security agencies to discuss the insecurity in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) of Abuja. He urged residents not to panic and assured them that the government is working to ensure their safety. Source: TV360 Nigeria

2. Africa's biggest oil refinery has begun production in Nigeria with the aim of reducing the country's need for imports. The refinery is expected to create jobs and boost the country's economy.Source: Unknown

3. The Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) has unveiled a digital hub to boost cocoa production in Nigeria. The hub aims to provide farmers with access to technology, training, and financial support to increase their cocoa yields.Source: Unknown

4. At least eight people have died and an estimated 100 people are missing after a boat accident in Nigeria. Search and rescue operations are ongoing.Source: KION546

5. Governor Wike of Rivers State has urged residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) not to panic amidst increasing insecurity. He also criticized FCT council chairs for unnecessary travels, suggesting that it contributes to the security challenges in the region.Source: National Accord Newspaper

6. The Armed Forces Remembrance Day (AFRD) was observed in Benue State, Nigeria, with various dignitaries honoring fallen heroes.Source: Unknown

7. The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) plans to implement a salary review for its officers. The move is aimed at improving the welfare of customs personnel.Source: Unknown

8. In another boat accident, at least eight people have died and over 70 people are missing in Nigeria. Search and rescue operations are underway.Source: Unknown

9. Shell, the multinational oil company, is set to sell its business unit in Nigeria for a reported amount of $2.4 billion. Additionally, eight people have died in a ferry accident in Nigeria.Source: Unknown

10. As Nigeria's democracy is celebrated, Senator Kabiru Marafa highlights the non-interference of Bola Tinubu, a prominent political figure, as a crucial factor in preserving the country's democracy.Source: Unknown

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