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News Summary of January 1, 2024 in Nigeria

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News Summary of January 1, 2024 in Nigeria
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Flooding: Stakeholders review 'preparedness' plans

Stakeholders in Nigeria are reviewing their plans to prepare for potential flooding in the future. The country has faced numerous flooding incidents in the past, causing significant damage to infrastructure and homes. This review aims to improve the country's preparedness and response to flooding events.

NSCDC tasks Enugu residents on providing actionable intelligence in 2024

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) is urging residents of Enugu State to provide actionable intelligence to help tackle security challenges in the state in 2024. The NSCDC is calling on residents to report any suspicious activities or individuals to law enforcement agencies in order to maintain peace and security.

Состояние богатейшего человека Африки Данготе сократилось на $3,6 млрд

The net worth of Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, has decreased by $3.6 billion. This decrease in wealth is attributed to a decline in the stock price of Dangote Cement, his flagship company. Despite this decrease, Dangote still remains one of the wealthiest individuals in Africa.

Obaseki mourns passing of Emmanuel Itoya Ijewere

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, is mourning the passing of Emmanuel Itoya Ijewere, a renowned Nigerian businessman and philanthropist. Governor Obaseki described Ijewere as a pillar of support for the state and expressed his condolences to the family.

2024: Nigerians may face another electricity hike as from New Year

Nigerians may potentially face another increase in electricity tariffs in 2024. This comes as power distribution companies plan to raise tariffs in order to cover the increasing costs of generating and distributing electricity. The potential hike in tariffs has prompted concerns among Nigerians about the affordability of electricity.

Equity Investors Gain N13trn in 2023 - Economic Confidential

In 2023, equity investors in Nigeria gained a total of N13 trillion. This positive performance in the equity market is attributed to various factors, including increased investment activities and favorable economic conditions. The gains signal positive returns for investors and contribute to the growth of the Nigerian economy.

"Depression can set in": Mixed reactions as Dino Melaye laments single life, video trends

A video of former Nigerian senator, Dino Melaye, expressing his feelings of loneliness and lamenting his single life is trending on social media. The video has sparked mixed reactions, with some sympathizing with Melaye while others criticize him for seeking attention. Mental health experts warn that feelings of loneliness and depression can affect anyone, regardless of their social status.

Nigeria: To Boost Power Supply, TCN Receives 7 New Power Transformers in Lagos - South Africa Today

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has received seven new power transformers in Lagos as part of efforts to boost power supply in the country. The new transformers will help improve the transmission capacity and reduce transmission losses, ultimately leading to a more reliable power supply for Nigerians.

Christmas Eve Attacks: Mutfwang Declares One Week Of Mourning In Plateau

The Governor of Plateau State, Samuel Mutfwang, has declared a one-week mourning period following the Christmas Eve attacks in the state. The attacks resulted in the loss of many lives and properties. During the mourning period, flags will be flown at half-mast and activities will be scaled down as a mark of respect for the victims.

PDP Crisis: Governor Adeleke meets Fayose, reveals fresh permutation

Governor Seyi Adeleke of Osun State has met with former Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, to discuss the ongoing crisis within the People's Democratic Party (PDP). Adeleke revealed a fresh permutation aimed at resolving the crisis and uniting the party.

Remi Tinubu Visits Akeredolu Family As Ohanaeze Ndigbo Mourn Gov - The Street Journal

Senator Oluremi Tinubu, wife of Bola Tinubu, has visited the family of Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, following his passing. The visit occurred while leaders of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, a socio-cultural group, mourned the governor's death.

Pray for peaceful coexistence, Bauchi Gov urges traditional rulers

The Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, has called on traditional rulers to pray for peaceful coexistence among the people of the state. Governor Mohammed emphasized the important role that traditional rulers play in promoting peace and unity.

Bola Tinubu: Anglican Bishop speaks on 1 thing that will not thrive in 2014

An Anglican Bishop has predicted that one thing that will not thrive in 2024 is hypocrisy. The bishop emphasized the need for individuals to be sincere and transparent in their dealings, especially in the political sphere.

It's 2024. Can Technology Drive a New Nigerian Economy?

In 2024, there are high hopes for technology to drive a new Nigerian economy. Various technological advancements, such as digital innovation and increased internet penetration, are expected to transform industries and boost economic growth. However, challenges such as inadequate infrastructure and digital skills gaps need to be addressed for technology to fully realize its potential.

NCAA promises to investigate United Nigeria Airlines flight diversion to Asaba - Businessday NG

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has promised to investigate the diversion of a United Nigeria Airlines flight to Asaba. The flight was originally scheduled to land in the country's capital, Abuja. The NCAA has expressed concern over the incident and will take appropriate actions based on the investigation's findings.

Lagos, FCT Lead in Capital Inflow, Attracting Combined $503.49m in 2023 Q3 - Economic Confidential

Lagos State and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) are leading in capital inflows, attracting a combined total of $503.49 million in the third quarter of 2023. The capital inflows reflect investor confidence in the economies of Lagos and the FCT, and contribute to the growth and development of these regions.

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The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has appointed Carlos Peseiro as the new head coach of the national football team. Peseiro, a Portuguese coach with experience in various football leagues, will be tasked with leading the Super Eagles to success in international competitions.

New year message: Ododo seeks prayers -

Alfa Dhikrul-Islaam Ododo, a Nigerian Islamic cleric, has called on Nigerians to engage in prayers for the new year. Ododo emphasized the importance of seeking divine intervention and guidance in order to overcome challenges and achieve prosperity in the coming year.

New Year: Ododo Tells Nigerians, It's Your Year Of Redemption

In his New Year message, Alfa Dhikrul-Islaam Ododo has declared that the coming year is a year of redemption for Nigerians. Ododo encouraged Nigerians to embrace positive change, strive for unity, and work towards the development and progress of the country.

Obaseki Felicitates Edo People, Nigerians in New Year Address

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has felicitated with the people of Edo and Nigerians in his New Year address. Governor Obaseki urged Nigerians to remain hopeful and resilient in the face of challenges, and emphasized the importance of collective efforts in building a better nation.

Oyo signage develops framework on site approvals, billings, partners OOAP - Businessday NG

Oyo State Signage and Advertising Agency (OYSAA) has developed a framework to streamline the process of site approvals, billings, and partnerships with the Outdoor Advertisers Association of Nigeria (OOAP). The framework aims to promote transparency, accountability, and effective regulation of outdoor advertising in the state.

Plateau killings: Gov Muftwang declares week of mourning

The Governor of Plateau State, Samuel Muftwang, has declared a one-week mourning period following the recent killings in the state. Governor Muftwang expressed deep sadness over the tragic events and called for peace, unity, and justice in order to prevent further loss of lives.

Predictions for Nigeria's stock market in 2024 - Experts

Financial market experts have made predictions for Nigeria's stock market in 2024. The experts foresee a positive outlook for the market, with expectations of increased investor confidence, improved economic conditions, and potential growth in various sectors. However, they also highlight the need for effective policies and reforms to sustain the market's growth.

Remi Tinubu visits Akeredolu family as Ohanaeze Ndigbo mourn gov

Senator Oluremi Tinubu, wife of Bola Tinubu, has visited the family of Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, following his passing. The visit occurred while leaders of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, a socio-cultural group, mourned the governor's death.

Nigerian exchanges discouraged by SEC crypto license requirements

Nigerian cryptocurrency exchanges are facing discouragement from the country's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) due to stringent license requirements. The SEC's regulations aim to protect investors and prevent financial crimes, but some exchanges argue that the requirements are too restrictive and could stifle innovation in the cryptocurrency industry.

NSCDC tasks Enugu residents on providing actionable intelligence in 2024 - Realnews Magazine

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) is urging residents of Enugu State to provide actionable intelligence to help tackle security challenges in the state in 2024. The NSCDC is calling on residents to report any suspicious activities or individuals to law enforcement agencies in order to maintain peace and security.

Atiku lists 1 problem President Tinubu must address in 2024

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has highlighted one problem that President Bola Tinubu must address in 2024. Atiku emphasized the need for Tinubu to address the issue of restructuring in order to guarantee equitable development and national unity.

NIPC grants tax exemption to 34 coys to promote investments -- National Accord Newspaper

The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) has granted tax exemption to 34 companies in order to promote investments in the country. The tax exemption aims to attract more local and foreign investments, create jobs, and stimulate economic growth.

Soludo seeks support from Anambra residents

Professor Charles Soludo, the Governor-elect of Anambra State, has called on residents to support his administration's efforts to transform the state. Soludo emphasized the need for collective responsibility and active participation from residents in order to achieve positive and sustainable development.

Gov. Oborevwori Appoints Iwemdi Nwaham, SSA On Political Affairs | Prompt News

The Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Oborevwori, has appointed Iwemdi Nwaham as the Senior Special Assistant on Political Affairs. The appointment is part of Governor Oborevwori's efforts to ensure effective governance and promote political stability in the state.

New Year: Gov Alia promises better welfare, infrastructural development in Benue

The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Alia, has promised better welfare and infrastructural development for the people of the state in the new year. Governor Alia highlighted the government's commitment to improving education, healthcare, agriculture, and security in order to enhance the quality of life for Benue residents.

All of us go soon craze, reviewing...Securitization and FMH in Nigeria

Nigerians are reflecting on the state of security and the financial system in the country. The review focuses on the concept of securitization and the role of the Financial Market and Housing (FMH) sector in Nigeria's economic development.

Nigeria Diaspora Forum opens home office in Abuja

The Nigeria Diaspora Forum has opened a home office in Abuja. The forum aims to engage Nigerians living abroad in efforts to contribute to the development and progress of the country. The office will serve as a hub for coordinating activities and initiatives involving the Nigerian diaspora.

Hope for better prospects in 2024, Lagos PDP tells residents

The Lagos State chapter of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) is expressing hope for better prospects in 2024. The party's leadership has urged residents to remain optimistic and work towards achieving positive change in various aspects of their lives.

Gov Otti Signs N567.2bn 2024 Budget, Says Every Kobo Borrowed Will Be Used For Capital Expenditure - PUO REPORTS

The Governor of Abia State, Alex Otti, has signed the state's budget for 2024. The budget, totaling N567.2 billion, focuses on capital expenditure and emphasizes prudent fiscal management. Governor Otti assures that every borrowed kobo will be used for productive investments that will benefit the people.

34 coys granted tax exemption in 3yrs - NIPC - Daily Trust

The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) has granted tax exemption to 34 companies in the past three years. The tax exemption aims to attract more investments, stimulate economic growth, and create job opportunities in various sectors of the economy.

Nigeria eyeing fourth Africa Cup title - coach

The head coach of the Nigerian national football team, Gernot Rohr, believes that Nigeria has a strong chance of winning the Africa Cup of Nations. Rohr expresses confidence in the team's ability and emphasizes the importance of adequate preparation and teamwork in achieving success in the tournament.

Afreximbank Releases $2.25bn Loan Tranche to Nigeria to Ease FX Woes - Tekedia

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has released a $2.25 billion loan tranche to Nigeria to help ease foreign exchange challenges. The loan aims to support Nigeria's efforts in stabilizing its currency and promoting economic growth by ensuring adequate foreign exchange supply.

Artisan arrested for illegal firearm possession in Benue

The police in Benue State have arrested an artisan for the illegal possession of a firearm. The arrest is part of ongoing efforts to curb illegal firearms and maintain law and order in the state.

Oborevwori appoints Iwemdi Nwaham, SSA On Political Affairs -- National Accord Newspaper

The Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Oborevwori, has appointed Iwemdi Nwaham as the Senior Special Assistant on Political Affairs. The appointment is part of Governor Oborevwori's efforts to ensure effective governance and promote political stability in the state.

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