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News Summary of February 9, 2024 in Nigeria

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News Summary of February 9, 2024 in Nigeria
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Delta Police have recovered a pistol and cartridges concealed in a fish bag along the Kwale-Ogwashi-Uku Expressway. The weapon was found during an operation by the Police Special Squad. The police will continue their investigation to determine the owner and purpose of the firearm.

In response to the recent devaluation of the Naira, Nigeria's NNPC has assured the public that there are no plans to raise petrol prices. Despite the devaluation, the NNPC maintains that the current petrol price of 162 Naira per liter will remain unchanged.

Police officers who were allegedly on a false mission in an Urhobo community have abandoned their ID cards, phones, and keys while fleeing. The officers were reportedly searching for an individual without a valid warrant. The community is calling for a thorough investigation into the incident.

The APC has been urged to stop the blame game regarding the current state of hunger in Nigeria. The ruling party has been criticized for failing to address the country's economic challenges, which have resulted in widespread hunger. Nigerians are demanding tangible solutions to alleviate the suffering caused by food shortages.

The Nigeria Employers' Consultative Association (NECA) has labeled the ban on sachet beverages as economic sabotage. According to NECA's Director-General, the ban will result in job losses and increased smuggling of these products. NECA is calling for a comprehensive study on the ban's impact before its implementation.

The President of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) has addressed the global community on HR trends for 2024. He emphasized the need for organizations to prioritize employee well-being and embrace digital HR practices. The CIPM aims to revolutionize HR practices to meet the evolving needs of the workforce.

Former President Buhari is mourning the passing of the late Asagba of Asaba, Obi Edozien. Buhari expressed his condolences to the royal family and the people of Asaba. He described the late Obi Edozien as a peaceful and respected monarch who contributed to the development of his community.

The Niger State Government has ordered the release of 25 protesters who were arrested for demanding an end to economic hardship in the state. The protesters were detained after staging a peaceful demonstration. The government's decision to release them came after public outcry and pressure from civil society organizations.

The city of Mangu in Nigeria's center-north region is traumatized by recent violence. The town has witnessed several attacks by armed groups, leading to the loss of lives and displacement of residents. The community is calling on the government to take urgent action to restore peace and security.

Governor Oborevwori is mourning the death of Cairo Ojougboh, a prominent politician and former Deputy National Chairman of the PDP. Oborevwori described Ojougboh as a dedicated and loyal party member who contributed to the growth and development of Delta State.

Ikeja Electric, one of Nigeria's leading electricity distribution companies, has received recertification renewal from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The recertification affirms Ikeja Electric's commitment to quality service delivery and customer satisfaction. The company aims to enhance its efficiency and remain a trusted electricity provider in Nigeria.

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