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News Summary of February 27, 2024 in Nigeria

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News Summary of February 27, 2024 in Nigeria
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At least 7 people have died and 14 others injured in a stampede in Nigeria. The incident occurred during a protest organized by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) over economic hardship and hunger in the country.

Despite threats of clampdown, the NLC kicked off a nationwide workers' demonstration, urging the government to urgently address the issues of hunger and economic hardship faced by the citizens.

The Nigerian government has been urged to prioritize education in its agenda, with the Commissioner appreciating Governor Eno for his efforts in this regard.

The government of Zamfara and transport unions have reached an agreement on the transit parks component of the Zamfara Urban Renewal Project.

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has resumed the sale of dollars to Bureau De Change (BDC) operators.

In response to protests by unions over economic hardship, Nigeria has hiked interest rates.

The Nigerian government has released the official list of agencies to be merged, subsumed, relocated, or scrapped as recommended by the Orosanye Report.

A coastal road construction project worth ₦1 trillion has been initiated, aiming to connect Lagos with eight other states.

According to Governor Wike, Abuja has been turned into a construction site under his administration.

A woman has been remanded in prison for assaulting a police officer in Lagos, as seen in a viral video.

In Nigeria, there have been fears of people being trapped as buildings under construction have collapsed, resulting in at least 6 deaths.

The Nigerian Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) has called on the Ministry of Health to provide details of the sources and previous spendings of the Tobacco Control Fund.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the commencement date for Direct Entry registration.

A man from Dortmund has been accused of defrauding the state through fake fatherhood claims.

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has protested against economic hardship in Anambra, demanding a minimum wage of N1.2 million, despite Ohanaeze's call for Igbo not to join the protest.

Transport unions have backed the transit parks initiative under Zamfara's Urban Renewal Project.

The Apapa Customs command in Nigeria has generated N16 billion in a single day.

The Nigerian government has been urged to urgently address hunger and economic hardship as the NLC begins nationwide protests.

Nigeria ranks low on the customer service index.

At least 6 people have died in a trade center collapse in Nigeria, with fears of more people being trapped.

Three people have been killed as a boat capsized in Lagos.

Security and job creation are top priorities in the FCT, according to Governor Wike.

The IDPs in Borno have been criticized by Governor Zulum for protesting.

In a meeting with a British commissioner, Governor Wike emphasized that security and job creation are priorities in the FCT.

The Nigeria customs has confirmed deaths resulting from a stampede for discounted rice.

The Nigerian government and union workers have launched a new nationwide strike due to decades-high inflation.

The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) has postponed the match between Rivers United and Niger Tonardoes.

Civil society leaders have expressed their support for a nationwide mass protest organized by labor unions to address the economic hardship in Nigeria.

Optimera Energy has started the construction of gas distribution infrastructure at Lagos Free Zone.

The Light Up Nigeria project for the South East has been flagged off by Shettima.

In response to soaring inflation, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has delivered a 400 basis points rate hike.

Aiyegbeni and Olofinjana have been appointed as mentors for youth league players in the NPFL.

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