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News Summary of May 21, 2024 in Nigeria

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News Summary of May 21, 2024 in Nigeria
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Gunmen attacked a mining community in north-central Nigeria, killing at least 40 people. The attack took place in the early hours of the morning, with the gunmen targeting residents and burning down houses. The motive behind the attack is still unknown.

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has promised foreign missions in Abuja a secured environment. This comes as part of efforts to attract foreign investments and improve the state's economy. Wike assured the missions that security measures are in place to ensure their safety.

The Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA) has revealed that Nigeria loses about N4.5 billion annually to the Newcastle disease. The disease affects poultry, causing high mortality rates and economic losses. The NVMA called for increased awareness and support to control the disease.

Four suspects have been arrested in Lagos for possession of Indian hemp. The suspects were caught during a routine patrol by police officers. Indian hemp is a banned substance in Nigeria, and the suspects will be prosecuted according to the law.

Mauricio Pochettino has left Chelsea Football Club by mutual consent. The Argentine manager had only been with the club for a short period before the decision was made to part ways. The club thanked Pochettino for his contributions and wished him well in his future endeavors.

Chapel Hill Denham Nigeria Infrastructure Debt Fund plans to raise N20.24 billion through a bond issuance. The fund is aimed at financing infrastructure development in Nigeria. The bond issuance is expected to attract local and international investors.

The Delta State Police Command has neutralized the leader of a dreaded kidnapping syndicate in Ughelli and recovered 875 cartridges from a gun runner. The operation was carried out by a special police team targeting criminals involved in kidnapping and illegal arms trade.

Gunmen have killed at least 40 people in an attack in north-central Nigeria. The attack took place in a mining community, with the gunmen targeting residents and burning down houses. The motive behind the attack is still unknown.

The Nigerian investment promotion commission, NIPC, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Austrian companies to promote investment opportunities in Nigeria. The MoU aims to further enhance bilateral relations between Nigeria and Austria and attract foreign investments to Nigeria.

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has announced an impending strike, causing anxiety for the government of Bola Tinubu. ASUU is demanding the implementation of an agreement reached with the federal government regarding funding and other issues affecting the education sector.

Hundreds of hostages, mostly women and children, have been rescued from Boko Haram militants in Nigeria. The Nigerian army carried out the operation, liberating the hostages who had been held captive by the terrorist group. The rescued individuals are receiving medical and psychological support.

At least 40 villagers have been shot dead in the latest violence in Nigeria's conflict-hit north. The attack occurred in a farming village, with the gunmen targeting villagers and setting houses on fire. The violence is believed to be linked to ongoing conflicts between ethnic groups in the area.

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