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News Summary of January 13, 2024 in Nigeria

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News Summary of January 13, 2024 in Nigeria
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Nigeria is currently facing a rivers crisis, but according to Governor Nyesom Wike, his camp has fulfilled all the conditions agreed upon with Tinubu. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court of Nigeria has ratified the elections of eight governors following the dismissal of appeals regarding irregularities. In positive news, a Nigerian group has provided hundreds of prosthetic limbs to amputee children through crowdfunding. Back to politics, Governor Wike has also claimed that he has fulfilled all the conditions given by Tinubu in a pact.

The new Maigari of Lokoja, a seasoned administrator, has been ratified by the Forum of Lokoja Patriots. In sports news, Youssef En-Nesyri, a Lion of the Atlas, continues to aim higher. In legal news, a court has sentenced a dismissed policeman to 30 years in prison for killing a 17-year-old boy.

In business news, the Dangote Petroleum Refinery in Africa has started production, while the Supreme Court verdict has restored the mandate of the people of Kano, according to the commissioner. Additionally, the Supreme Court has validly elected Dauda Lawal as the Zamfara Governor. And in Ondo state, the governor has ordered all road contractors to return to their respective sites.

On the security front, the Supreme Court judgment has resulted in zero crime being recorded in Kano, according to the Commissioner of Police. In the financial sector, banks have pushed Nigeria's stock market to become the world's second-best performing spot in 2024. Another Supreme Court verdict has upheld Caleb Mutfwang's election as Governor of Plateau. Additionally, Oborevwori and 10 new governors have reduced domestic debt by over N111 billion in three months.

In other news, a professor's son has recorded a 5.00 CGPA to emerge as the University of Lagos's overall best student. Meanwhile, preparations for the CAN 2023 have seen the national team win against Sierra Leone. In a commentary piece, the potential benefits of Nigeria making lemonade from the "Japa syndrome" are discussed. On the international front, Nigeria's Dangote refinery has finally started production after years of delays.

In unfortunate news, a truck has killed one person and injured three on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway. Back to the positive side, Africa's biggest diesel and aviation fuel refinery has also commenced production. The Supreme Court judgment shows that the police's preventive and community engagement strategies have worked, according to the police. In religious news, the first Rajab of the year 1445 of the Hijra will fall on Saturday, January 13th.

In Morocco, the weather for Friday, January 12th is reported. Additionally, a Nigerian academic praises Morocco's human rights system following his presidency of the Advisory Committee. Back in Nigeria, the government has nabbed revenue officials over illegal stickers and emblems. In another legal case, a dismissed policeman has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for killing a 17-year-old boy.

Finally, the Nigerian group that provided hundreds of prosthetic limbs to amputee children through crowdfunding is making headlines internationally, including on WTOP News and CityNews Kitchener.

In related news, the 1st Chamber's internal regulations are discussed, with Ouahbi being the only one going against the grain. In security news, a clash between a Black Marine and the Joint Border Patrol in Bakassi has resulted in five deaths. In environmental news, LASEPA is urging residents to reduce burning Ponmo for clean air. And in agriculture, the KSADP and partners have invested N4 billion in 60 milk collection centers.

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