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News Summary of March 8, 2024 in Nigeria

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News Summary of March 8, 2024 in Nigeria
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Multiple news articles from Nigeria report on various incidents of violence and insecurity in the country. In one incident, suspected herders attacked a village, killing 16 villagers in Benue state. Another report highlights a campaign by security forces to locate and rescue 287 abducted students in Nigeria. The increasing number of schoolchildren being abducted in northern Nigeria amid the region's security crisis is examined in detail. The situation has led to concerns and efforts to rescue the kidnapped children. In a separate incident, gunmen abducted 227 pupils from a school in Kaduna state.

In other news, the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) has urged the Governor of Ondo State to appoint more women into his cabinet on International Women's Day. Meanwhile, Charles Soludo, the governorship candidate for Anambra State, has appointed individuals from Osun and Abia states as permanent secretaries in the state.

On the international stage, the mass abduction of over 280 children from a school in Kaduna is drawing attention. The children are currently missing in Nigeria's forests, and efforts are underway to locate and rescue them. In a related story, a decade has passed since the Chibok abduction, and over 1,400 Nigerian children still remain missing.

Other news highlights include the condolences extended by Governor Alia to the families of victims in Mbakyor following a recent carnage. Additionally, the appointment of a Yoruba man as a permanent secretary in Anambra State is celebrated as a rare privilege. The appointment aims to promote diversity and inclusion.

In an unfortunate turn of events, nearly 300 schoolchildren have been kidnapped by armed men in Nigeria. The Nigerian security forces are conducting operations in the forests to locate and rescue the kidnapped children. Meanwhile, the Council of Bishops and Imams have organized a prayer for the release of Abba Kyari.

In other news, the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has warned of potential outbreaks of meningitis and malaria due to adverse weather conditions. Additionally, there is an increase in the number of minors being kidnapped in Nigeria.

There is coverage of the relationship between musicians Wizkid and Burna Boy, with Wizkid describing their bond as being like family. Former Zamalek player Emmanuel Amunike is close to becoming the coach of the Nigerian national team. Adejobi Agbah congratulates Ohwovoriole on his appointment as Commissioner of Justice and Attorney General of Delta State.

Nigeria's President Tinubu reaffirms his commitment to reforms and creating investment opportunities while tackling poverty. The ongoing insecurity in Nigeria is a cause for concern, with Atiku Abubakar stating that the situation is getting worse day by day.

In another incident, gunmen kidnapped dozens of schoolchildren in Nigeria. The increasing insecurity has prompted discussions on how to address the issue effectively. More than 280 schoolchildren have been kidnapped by gunmen, highlighting the urgent need for improved security measures.

In a different context, the Benue State Government recognizes the crucial role the media plays in national development.

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