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News Summary of March 2, 2024 in Nigeria

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News Summary of March 2, 2024 in Nigeria
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Wike, the FCT Minister, promises development impact for Abuja, Nigeria's capital city. Redmi A3, an affordable and high-performance smartphone, is released. The Arms Control Centre retrieves 20,000 small arms in Nigeria. A protester is killed by a stray bullet fired by police on the Benin-Asaba Expressway. An explosion at an Abuja judge's residence claims the lives of three people. The Nigerian Customs seizes N5.35 billion worth of contraband. The Senate passes a controversial bill for a retirement age of 65 for National Assembly workers. Advocacy groups call for Shell's planned exit from Nigeria to be halted. The president inaugurates the Lagos Rail Mass Transit Red Line. MTNN and BUA cause the Nigerian Stock Exchange to drop by N672 billion. Nigerian youths are losing jobs to foreigners, says the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development. Otti promises uninterrupted power supply for Aba. The Nigerian Meteorological Agency warns that the current weather may worsen the meningitis outbreak in Nigeria. Nigeria imposes a $10 billion fine on Binance over its impact on the forex crisis. NLNG emphasizes the need for gas to meet industrialization demands in Africa.

The Lagos state government inaugurates a light rail project built by China. Tinubu appoints new management for FGN Power Company. Fireboy explains how he got Ed Sheeran to feature on the Peru remix. With Tinubu's support, Wike believes he has no excuse to fail in FCT. The FCT Police debunk the kidnapping of 23 persons in Bwari. Former Falconet goalkeeper Bidemi Aluko-Olaseni passes away after battling cancer for 8 years. BUA workers hold a special prayer for a 50% wage rise due to hardship. Wildlife poaching and trafficking pose threats to the planet, says a lawmaker. The British Council Nigeria raises IELTS fees for the second time in 2024. Fresh crisis erupts in Edo LP as Imasuagbon issues an ultimatum. Governor Mbah signs new Enugu City and ENSIEC bills into law.

Nigeria inaugurates an advanced LRT project built by China in Lagos. Otti denies suing Tinubu and the FG over the denial of permission to build a seaport in Abia. Lord Lamba shares a picture of a baby moments after Queen Atang announced engagement. Harvard Business School launches a Tony Elumelu Foundation case study in Liberia. Troops reportedly kill 974 terrorists, IPOB/ESN militants, and others in February 2024. Nigeria cancels licenses of 4,173 Bureau de Change offices and orders a cryptocurrency company to pay $10 billion. Peseiro is no longer the Nigerian national team coach. The WFP addresses Nigeria's Northeast food crisis with a wheat donation from Ukraine.

The Train for America (TFA) launches an initiative to enhance the commuter experience. Oke condemns the attack on supporters and destruction of billboards during Tinubu's visit to Ondo. The Federal Government initiates the Outsource To Nigeria initiative to tap into the $350 billion global market. The Bauchi Governor reiterates commitment to the preservation of traditional values. A Nigerian man wins ₦60 million bet with a ₦798 stake on SportyBet.

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