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    1. FBI bust of Nigerian email fraud shows evolving scam tactics - Quartz Africa
      1. FBI bust of Nigerian email fraud shows evolving scam tactics  Quartz Africa
      2. US names Nigerians in massive fraud investigation  BBC News
      3. Feds indict 80 people in massive web of scams tied to Nigerians  CNN
      4. US charges 80 people, mostly Nigerians, in $46m internet scam  Aljazeera.com
      5. Nigerian scammer FBI bust: 80 defendants in US, Nigeria charged in cyberfraud conspiracy to steal millions  WLS-TV
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    2. This company is powering blood donations in Nigeria through Google maps - CNN This company is powering blood donations in Nigeria through Google maps  CNN

      Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) Joseph Kalu makes his way on his motorbike past the frustrated motorists blaring their car horns in the heavy traffic in Lagos, Nigeria's ...



    3. Men in California oversaw a romance scam that targeted women worldwide, feds say - CNN Men in California oversaw a romance scam that targeted women worldwide, feds say  CNN

      US prosecutors charged 80 people -- mostly Nigerians -- in the widespread conspiracy that defrauded $6 million from businesses and vulnerable elderly women ...



    4. Nigerian Refugees Start Voluntary Return from Cameroon - VOA News Nigerian Refugees Start Voluntary Return from Cameroon  VOA News

      At least 130 Nigerian refugees who fled the Boko Haram insurgency have been flown back from Cameroon in the first phase of a voluntary repatriation exercise ...



    5. Nigeria: Displaced women live in fear as incidents of rape rise - Aljazeera.com Nigeria: Displaced women live in fear as incidents of rape rise  Aljazeera.com

      The Abagena camp in the city of Makurdi was supposed to be a refuge for the people, but most people don't feel safe here anymore. A sharp increase in rape of ...



    6. Feds give a royal crackdown to 'Nigerian Prince' email scams - Fox Business Feds give a royal crackdown to 'Nigerian Prince' email scams  Fox Business

      The U.S. Justice Department makes a major bust on a business email scam ring that targeted citizens.



    7. Nigeria Just Won a Complex Victory Over Polio - Foreign Policy Nigeria Just Won a Complex Victory Over Polio  Foreign Policy

      KANO, Nigeria—Addau Saidu weaved his motorbike between lanes crowded with bright yellow kekes, the three-wheeled cabs that ferry people back and forth ...



    8. Home to Over Half the Population, Nigeria's Cities Continue to Boom - Council on Foreign Relations Home to Over Half the Population, Nigeria's Cities Continue to Boom  Council on Foreign Relations

      At independence in 1960, Lagos had an estimated population of 763000; today it is about 13 million. Together with Lagos state, the population reaches 21 ...



    9. Nigeria to Restructure Police Force to Tackle Insecurity - Bloomberg Nigeria to Restructure Police Force to Tackle Insecurity  Bloomberg

      Nigeria is restructuring its police force to tackle rising insecurity by acquiring modern equipment, recruiting new staff and building community intelligence, ...



    10. Nigerian Scammers Pull in Millions With Fake Emails, Romance Scams - PCMag Nigerian Scammers Pull in Millions With Fake Emails, Romance Scams  PCMag

      A group of Nigerians stole millions from US companies and individuals by sending fake emails to businesses and using romance scams, according to the FBI.



    11. It’s 2015 All Over Again for Nigeria as Pressure Builds on Naira - Bloomberg It’s 2015 All Over Again for Nigeria as Pressure Builds on Naira  Bloomberg

      Faced with the prospect of a weakening naira, the Central Bank of Nigeria is digging out its 2015 playbook to stem the currency's decline. After losing out then, ...



    12. The Fabric of Nigerian Weddings - The New York Times The Fabric of Nigerian Weddings  The New York Times

      The color and flair of traditional ceremonies give brides and grooms a way to express a vibrant cultural heritage.



    13. Nigeria to be last African nation declared polio-free - Financial Times Nigeria to be last African nation declared polio-free  Financial Times

      Nigeria is on the verge of being declared polio-free, which would mean the virus has been eradicated across Africa. Wednesday marks three years since ...



    14. Jumia Finds Wrongdoing in Nigeria Sales Force as Loss Widens - Bloomberg Jumia Finds Wrongdoing in Nigeria Sales Force as Loss Widens  Bloomberg

      Jumia Technologies AG has identified improper transactions at the Africa-focused online retailer's Nigeria business that amounted to as much as 4% of ...



    15. Nigeria’s president unveils new cabinet to push reforms - Financial Times Nigeria’s president unveils new cabinet to push reforms  Financial Times

      Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled a cabinet dominated by politically connected loyalists, in a sign that Nigeria's president intends to push harder on a series of ...



    16. Nigeria's president moves to stop funding for food imports - CNN Nigeria's president moves to stop funding for food imports  CNN

      Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has instructed the country's central bank to stop providing foreign currency for food imports, ...



    17. Ifeanyi Chiejine: Former Nigeria forward dies aged 36 - BBC Sport Ifeanyi Chiejine: Former Nigeria forward dies aged 36  BBC Sport

      Four-time Women's Africa Cup of Nations winner Ifeanyi Chiejine dies aged 36 after a long illness.



    18. Nigeria: Epic political blame game follows $9bn judgement debt - The Africa Report Nigeria: Epic political blame game follows $9bn judgement debt  The Africa Report

      From accusations of cabals, to threats of prosecuting everyone involved, Nigerians still don't know how a $9bn debt happened.



    19. 'Africa's Amazon' Jumia finds wrongdoing in Nigeria sales force as loss widens - Fin24 'Africa's Amazon' Jumia finds wrongdoing in Nigeria sales force as loss widens  Fin24

      Jumia Technologies AG has identified improper transactions at the Africa-focused online retailer's Nigeria business that amounted to as much as 4% of ...



    20. Nigeria first to approve Bt cowpea, Ghana may follow - Down To Earth Magazine Nigeria first to approve Bt cowpea, Ghana may follow  Down To Earth Magazine

      Nigeria has become the first country to approve open cultivation of genetically modified (GM) Bt cowpea, according to a report by the International *Service* for the ...



    21. Ghana, Nigeria lose former footballers: Agogo and Chiejine - Africanews English Ghana, Nigeria lose former footballers: Agogo and Chiejine  Africanews English

      Two football associations in West Africa are mourning two ex players. The Ghana Football Association, GFA; on Thursday confirmed the death of Manuel Junior ...



    22. Nigeria's Political and Security Crises Boiling Over Across the Country - Council on Foreign Relations Nigeria's Political and Security Crises Boiling Over Across the Country  Council on Foreign Relations

      Nigeria's challenges are multi-faceted, fundamental, and reach from one end of the country to the other. Over the past week, following another violent clash with ...



    23. Why Nigeria has restricted food imports - BBC News Why Nigeria has restricted food imports  BBC News

      President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria to block food importers' requests for foreign currency in a bid to boost local agriculture in ...



    24. Nigeria World Cup star Chiejine dies at 36 - ESPN Nigeria World Cup star Chiejine dies at 36  ESPN

      Former Nigeria Super Falcons footballer Ifeanyi Chiejine has died in Lagos at the age of 36.



    25. Shining a light on lesbian experiences in Nigeria - Mail and Guardian Shining a light on lesbian experiences in Nigeria  Mail and Guardian

      We live in a time where sexuality or gender identities that do not fit with the “norm” are considered unAfrican. (AP) · Comments. “If you haven't come out to ...



    26. Nigeria’s Biggest Bank May Make Deals to Expand in East Africa - Bloomberg Nigeria’s Biggest Bank May Make Deals to Expand in East Africa  Bloomberg

      Guaranty Trust Bank Plc will consider acquisitions outside its home market as Nigeria's biggest lender by market value seeks to expand on the rest of the ...



    27. Nigerian government ordered to pay $9bn to private gas firm - BBC News Nigerian government ordered to pay $9bn to private gas firm  BBC News

      A British judge has ordered the Nigerian government to pay $9bn in assets to a small private company. The firm, P&ID, had reached a deal with the Nigerian ...



    28. Nigeria: Priest escapes 'unhurt' after gunmen open fire on car in murder attempt - The Christian Post Nigeria: Priest escapes 'unhurt' after gunmen open fire on car in murder attempt  The Christian Post

      A priest in the Enugu state of Nigeria reportedly escaped a murder attempt at the hands of gunmen who shot up his car just weeks after the killing of another ...



    29. Nigeria likely to cut rates in November as bank lending rules ineffective - The Africa Report Nigeria likely to cut rates in November as bank lending rules ineffective  The Africa Report

      Nigerian central bank moves to push banks to increase lending will be a damp squib, meaning an interest-rate cut is in prospect, says John Ashbourne, senior ...



    30. Nigerian national team in danger of missing FIBA World Cup due to funding concerns, per report - CBS Sports Nigerian national team in danger of missing FIBA World Cup due to funding concerns, per report  CBS Sports

      The Nigerian Men's Basketball Team is the top-ranked team in Africa and went undefeated while qualifying for the upcoming FIBA World Cup, but according to ...



    31. FBI indicts 78 Nigerians in ‘massive’ $3bn fraud - The Punch FBI indicts 78 Nigerians in ‘massive’ $3bn fraud  The Punch

      Tobi Aworinde and Oluwatobi Akindele The United States Department of Justice has indicted 80 individuals, 78 of whom are Nigerians, accused of inv...



    32. Nigeria Shia leader returns after 'rejecting' India medicals - Africanews English Nigeria Shia leader returns after 'rejecting' India medicals  Africanews English

      The spokesperson says Zakzaky was whisked away to an undisclosed location after his arrival in Abuja. He is expected to be returned into custody of the ...



    33. UPDATE 1-Nigerian stocks rally to 3-week high as investors eye reforms - Reuters UPDATE 1-Nigerian stocks rally to 3-week high as investors eye reforms  Reuters

      Nigerian stocks extended their rally on Friday to a three-week high following President Muhammed Buhari's inauguration of cabinet ministers, boosting hopes for ...



    34. Nigeria's FIBA World Cup at risk over lack of funds - ESPN Nigeria's FIBA World Cup at risk over lack of funds  ESPN

      Nigeria were the first country to qualify for the 2019 FIBA World Cup, and they're on the brink of being the first team out, before the event even begins.



    35. How Google's Nigerian voice accent was created - Quartz Africa How Google's Nigerian voice accent was created  Quartz Africa

      Over the course of the past month, the voice on Google's Maps *service* in Nigeria has sounded more, well, “Nigerian.” Directions and local street names, ...



    36. Nigeria Deports Nigerien Man Who Climbed Plane About To Take Off - SaharaReporters.com Nigeria Deports Nigerien Man Who Climbed Plane About To Take Off  SaharaReporters.com

      The source said Adamu was deported Friday last week by road through Lagos.



    37. Nigerian logistics startup Kobo360 raises $30M backed by Goldman Sachs - TechCrunch Nigerian logistics startup Kobo360 raises $30M backed by Goldman Sachs  TechCrunch

      Nigerian freight logistics startup Kobo360 has raised a $20 million Series A round led by Goldman Sachs and $10 million in working capital financing from ...



    38. Nigerians Flee After Men on Motorbikes Shoot Down Mourners - The New York Times Nigerians Flee After Men on Motorbikes Shoot Down Mourners  The New York Times

      The Nigerian president directed the military to hunt down the perpetrators of the attack, which local officials attributed to the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram.



    39. Nigeria's Davido projects 100m YouTube views with 'Blow My Mind' - Africanews English Nigeria's Davido projects 100m YouTube views with 'Blow My Mind'  Africanews English

      25-year-old David Adedeji Adeleke known by his stage name, Davido, has made an audacious prediction on YouTube relative to views for his new musical ...



    40. Nigeria soldiers ambushed in Mogula near Cameroon border - The Defense Post Nigeria soldiers ambushed in Mogula near Cameroon border  The Defense Post

      Four Nigerian troops were killed on Sunday, August 18 in an ambush in Borno state carried out by fighters suspected to be from Islamic State West Africa ...



    41. Polio cases in 2019 double last year, Nigeria’s major milestone - Outbreak News Today Polio cases in 2019 double last year, Nigeria’s major milestone  Outbreak News Today

      By NewsDesk @infectiousdiseasenews. Global wild poliovirus total. Officially this week, the global total wild poliovirus (WPV1) cases are double what they were ...



    42. Nigeria police rearrests 'millionaire kidnapper' freed by soldiers - Africanews English Nigeria police rearrests 'millionaire kidnapper' freed by soldiers  Africanews English

      The police had in early August made public demand for the army to come clean on the whereabouts of the kidnapper and also demanded justice for their slain ...



    43. A Nigerian woman was arrested after beating a boy and locking him in a dog cage - CNN A Nigerian woman was arrested after beating a boy and locking him in a dog cage  CNN

      A woman who was videotaped beating a 10-year-old boy before locking him in a dog cage has been arrested in Lagos, a police spokesman told CNN Thursday.



    44. Nigeria's Deceptively Large External Debt Could Threaten Its Economy - Forbes Nigeria's Deceptively Large External Debt Could Threaten Its Economy  Forbes

      Nigeria may appear to have relatively low debt to GDP, but its debt *service* costs constitute a very large fraction of total government spending, and recent ...



    45. Nigeria's Child Veterans Are Still Living a Nightmare - Foreign Policy Nigeria's Child Veterans Are Still Living a Nightmare  Foreign Policy

      Kellumi was abducted by Boko Haram fighters when he was 14. Among the killings he committed after being pressed into the ranks of the infamously brutal ...



    46. Nigerian equities ends week bullish - CNBCAfrica.com Nigerian equities ends week bullish  CNBCAfrica.com

      Nigeria's equities market traded in positive territory for four out of five trading sessions this week. To assess the performance of Nigeria's equities market this ...



    47. Nigeria - Growing insecurity in the northeast (DG ECHO, NGOs) (ECHO Daily Flash of 23 August 2019) - Nigeria - ReliefWeb Nigeria - Growing insecurity in the northeast (DG ECHO, NGOs) (ECHO Daily Flash of 23 August 2019) - Nigeria  ReliefWeb

      English News and Press Release on Nigeria about Protection and Human Rights and Safety and Security; published on 23 Aug 2019 by ECHO.



    48. International firm shuts Nigerian office over ‘extortion, distrust’ - The Punch International firm shuts Nigerian office over ‘extortion, distrust’  The Punch

      Counsels others to seek Indian-owned companies for outsourcing An international firm, Dynamics Intelligence, has shut its offices in Nigeria, ...



    49. Nigeria bans Shia group after deadly clashes - Al Jazeera English Nigeria bans Shia group after deadly clashes  Al Jazeera English

      Tensions escalate as supporters of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria demand the release of their leader Ibrahim Zakzaky.



    50. 17 die in road crash in central Nigeria: official - Business Recorder 17 die in road crash in central Nigeria: official  Business Recorder

      LAGOS: Seventeen people were killed when a passenger bus collided with an oncoming truck in central Nigeria, a road safety official said Friday. The.



    51. Islamic Movement in Nigeria: The Iranian-inspired Shia group - BBC News Islamic Movement in Nigeria: The Iranian-inspired Shia group  BBC News

      Nigeria's government has taken the controversial decision to ban a pro-Iranian Shia group, accusing it of unleashing violence and being an "enemy of the state".



    52. Africa set to be declared polio free as Nigeria marks three years without the disease - Telegraph.co.uk Africa set to be declared polio free as Nigeria marks three years without the disease  Telegraph.co.uk

      Nigeria is set to mark three years since it saw its last case of polio on Wednesday – an important landmark on the road to official eradication of this deadly ...



    53. Only 300 elephants in Nigeria’s wildlife —Conservation Foundation - The Punch Only 300 elephants in Nigeria’s wildlife —Conservation Foundation  The Punch

      The Nigerian Conservation Foundation has said that only about 300 elephants remain in the wildlife in Nigeria. Mr Oladapo Soneye, Head of Commun...



    54. Nigerian students call for expulsion of South Africans [The Morning Call] - Africanews English Nigerian students call for expulsion of South Africans [The Morning Call]  Africanews English

      National Association of Nigerian Students is calling for the expulsion of South Africans and protests at South African owned businesses.*



    55. Calls For Separation Threatening Nigeria's Unity, Says Malami - SaharaReporters.com Calls For Separation Threatening Nigeria's Unity, Says Malami  SaharaReporters.com

      Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has said that calls for separation and dismemberment of Nigeria is threating the unity of the country.



    56. On cusp of pan-African trade deal, giant Nigeria clings to protection - Reuters On cusp of pan-African trade deal, giant Nigeria clings to protection  Reuters

      Adeleke Adeleye stands in front of a bank of whirring printers spinning out dozens of envelopes a minute in Nigeria's commercial capital of Lagos. His stationery ...



    57. After Running One Of Nigeria's Largest Banks, Uzoma Dozie Launches Sparkle, A Mobile-First Platform - Forbes After Running One Of Nigeria's Largest Banks, Uzoma Dozie Launches Sparkle, A Mobile-First Platform  Forbes

      Uzoma Dozie is one of Nigeria's leaders in the financial sector and was the last Group Managing Director of Diamond Bank, Nigeria. During his tenure at ...



    58. Nigerian robbed, murdered in South Africa —NUSA - The Punch Nigerian robbed, murdered in South Africa —NUSA  The Punch

      As Nigeria and South Africa seek ways to end the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in that country, the Nigeria Union South Africa on Wednesday annou...



    59. Trump US State Dept issues travel ban on Nigerian politicians - Quartz Africa Trump US State Dept issues travel ban on Nigerian politicians  Quartz Africa

      The ban will target politicians who "operated with impunity at the expense of the Nigerian people and undermined democratic principles and human rights."



    60. Wedding Inspiration: Nigerian tradition meets Wine Country romance - 7x7 Wedding Inspiration: Nigerian tradition meets Wine Country romance  7x7

      They held a traditional Nigerian ceremony before the customary "white wedding."



    61. Top Nigerian Senator attacked by pro-Biafra activists in Germany - Africanews English Top Nigerian Senator attacked by pro-Biafra activists in Germany  Africanews English

      Videos of the incident on social media showed how despite running to seek shelter in the hall where the event was slated, he was pursued and pulled back and ...



    62. Nigeria: 'We need to get our infrastructure right' - BBC News Nigeria: 'We need to get our infrastructure right'  BBC News

      The challenge of producing cement - a process that requires huge amounts of energy - can be a taxing one in Nigeria where power cuts are common. Nigeria's ...



    63. Does 'Maga' Mean 'Easily Fooled Idiot' in Nigerian Pidgin? - Snopes.com Does 'Maga' Mean 'Easily Fooled Idiot' in Nigerian Pidgin?  Snopes.com

      Homonyms are words that are spelled or sound alike but have different meanings. The word “bow,” for example, can mean the front of a ship, a wooden stick, ...



    64. Snake forces Nigerian lawmakers out of chamber - CNN Snake forces Nigerian lawmakers out of chamber  CNN

      Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) Lawmakers in Nigeria's Ondo state have postponed sessions indefinitely after a snake was found in their chamber, a spokesman for the ...



    65. Turkish sailors kidnapped off coast of Nigeria are released, reports say - BBC News Turkish sailors kidnapped off coast of Nigeria are released, reports say  BBC News

      Ten Turkish sailors who were kidnapped last month off the coast of West Africa have been released, according to reports in Turkish state media. The 10 men ...



    66. Samson Siasia: Ex-Nigeria coach in no rush to appeal life ban - BBC Sport Samson Siasia: Ex-Nigeria coach in no rush to appeal life ban  BBC Sport

      Former Nigeria coach Samson Siasia vows to clear his name following a decision by Fifa to ban him for life from all football-related activities.



    67. Full List Of Nigerians Indicted By US Government - SaharaReporters.com Full List Of Nigerians Indicted By US Government  SaharaReporters.com

      The full list of Nigerians indicted by the US government.



    68. Everyone who caused $9bn award against Nigeria will be punished – Malami - The Punch Everyone who caused $9bn award against Nigeria will be punished – Malami  The Punch

      Ade Adesomoju, Abuja. The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), said on Thursday that the Federal ...



    69. Ibraheem Zakzaky: Nigerian IMN leader flown to India for treatment - BBC News Ibraheem Zakzaky: Nigerian IMN leader flown to India for treatment  BBC News

      The imprisoned leader of a banned Shia Muslim group in Nigeria has been flown to India for medical treatment. A court recently granted him medical leave after ...



    70. Former Nigeria great Samson Siasia handed life ban by Fifa - BBC Sport Former Nigeria great Samson Siasia handed life ban by Fifa  BBC Sport

      Fifa bans former Nigeria player and coach Samson Siasia for life after finding him guilty of match-fixing.



    71. ICYMI: Nigerians to pay more for electricity consumption - The Punch ICYMI: Nigerians to pay more for electricity consumption  The Punch

      Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja The Federal Government through the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has increased the tariff payable by power co...



    72. Nigerian MBA Candidates Offered $1.5m Scholarship By Lebanese Group - SaharaReporters.com Nigerian MBA Candidates Offered $1.5m Scholarship By Lebanese Group  SaharaReporters.com

      The full scholarship will be available to two Nigerians every year for life, according to the LNI that also added that the scheme will help strengthen the ...



    73. Nigerian Street Food and the Full Power of Spice at Brooklyn Suya - The New York Times Nigerian Street Food and the Full Power of Spice at Brooklyn Suya  The New York Times

      There are three levels of heat in the spice rubs at Brooklyn Suya, starting with mild, which is in fact hot. Not too hot, just enough to open the pores and bring a ...



    74. Nigeria finds itself at the heart of the illegal pangolin trade - Mongabay.com Nigeria finds itself at the heart of the illegal pangolin trade  Mongabay.com

      Pangolins have long been hunted for food and traditional medicine. They are traded openly in bushmeat markets in Nigeria and neighboring Cameroon.



    75. Nigeria's new oil czar wants to open books, turn into fuel exporter - Reuters Nigeria's new oil czar wants to open books, turn into fuel exporter  Reuters

      Nigeria's state oil company plans to partner with a private refinery under construction on the shores of Lagos to turn the oil-producing country into a fuel supplier ...



    76. Nigeria's Paul Onuachu signs for Genk from Midtjylland - BBC Sport Nigeria's Paul Onuachu signs for Genk from Midtjylland  BBC Sport

      Belgium's Genk sign Nigeria international forward Paul Onuachu from Danish club Midtjylland.



    77. Nigeria proposes 5% online VAT purchase tax - Quartz Africa Nigeria proposes 5% online VAT purchase tax  Quartz Africa

      Making online purchases in Nigeria could soon come with a tax bill. As part of plans to raise more revenue to fund a record budget, Nigeria's government is ...



    78. MTN to kick start mobile money in Nigeria - Quartz Africa MTN to kick start mobile money in Nigeria  Quartz Africa

      The fledgling mobile money market in Nigeria is about to get a major shake-up. MTN Nigeria, the country's largest telecoms operator, has been granted a “super ...



    79. Team Nigeria arrives in China; will participate in Peak Tournament - Eurohoops Team Nigeria arrives in China; will participate in Peak Tournament  Eurohoops

      By Eurohoops Team/ info@eurohoops.net. The Nigerian national team landed in China ahead of the 2019 World Cup. The team traveled to China after securing ...



    80. FBI alleged arrest of young Nigerian billionaire sparks online reactions - Africanews English FBI alleged arrest of young Nigerian billionaire sparks online reactions  Africanews English

      Young promising Nigerian billionaire Obinwanne Okeke has allegedly been arrested by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for conspiracy to commit ...



    81. Nigerian Teens Create Sci-Fi With Cracked Smartphone - Walter Bradley Center for Natural and Artificial Intelligence Nigerian Teens Create Sci-Fi With Cracked Smartphone  Walter Bradley Center for Natural and Artificial Intelligence

      The saying that if you give a hungry man a fish, you will feed him for a day but if you teach him how to fish, you feed him for life is so true for eight teens from ...



    82. Nigeria Buries Soldiers at Night in Secret Cemetery - The Wall Street Journal Nigeria Buries Soldiers at Night in Secret Cemetery  The Wall Street Journal

      Secret military graveyards in Nigeria's northeast hold the bodies of more than 1000 soldiers killed in attacks by Islamist groups, a picture at odds with a war ...



    83. Kidnapped Turkish nationals freed in Nigeria's Kwara state - BBC News Kidnapped Turkish nationals freed in Nigeria's Kwara state  BBC News

      The construction workers were captured by unknown gunmen, amid a wave of abductions in the country.



    84. Ten years on, crisis in Nigeria 'far from over'; UN and humanitarian partners urge support for millions still affected - UN News Ten years on, crisis in Nigeria 'far from over'; UN and humanitarian partners urge support for millions still affected  UN News

      Ten years after the start of a violent insurgency in north-east Nigeria plunged the country into a humanitarian crisis that is “still far from over”, the United Nations ...



    85. Arrest of 80 Nigerians: Ahmad warns against calling people of any tribe criminals - Legit.ng Arrest of 80 Nigerians: Ahmad warns against calling people of any tribe criminals  Legit.ng

      Legit.ng News ☆ The personal assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on new media, Bashir Ahmad, has cautioned against tagging Nigerians of Igbo ...



    86. Nigerian Undergraduates Devise New Strategies To Escape Robbers, Rapists - SaharaReporters.com Nigerian Undergraduates Devise New Strategies To Escape Robbers, Rapists  SaharaReporters.com

      A certain accommodation policy led to about 70 per cent of students leaving the campus to places in town and Ile-Ife town is not really a safe place and this has ...



    87. Boko Haram tried to stop Nigeria from eliminating polio. They failed. - NBC News Boko Haram tried to stop Nigeria from eliminating polio. They failed.  NBC News

      Informants have penetrated inaccessible areas occupied by the ISIS-linked sect, vaccinating many of the 66000 children in the northern state of Borno.



    88. Shoprite slumps as consumers struggle in Angola and Nigeria - The Africa Report Shoprite slumps as consumers struggle in Angola and Nigeria  The Africa Report

      Shoprite is feeling the pinch of troubled economies in key markets. Retail group Shoprite that operates in 15 countries in Africa, this week released its results for ...



    89. Why this Nigerian fintech startup is volunteering audited financials - TechCrunch Why this Nigerian fintech startup is volunteering audited financials  TechCrunch

      Nigerian fintech firm Carbon — an early-stage financial services startup based in Lagos — has posted on its website financials audited by KPMG. This comes ...



    90. ISIS publishes images of ISWAP attack on Nigeria military base in Borno - The Defense Post ISIS publishes images of ISWAP attack on Nigeria military base in Borno  The Defense Post

      Islamic State published a series of images that it said were from an ISWAP attack on a military base in Nigeria's northeast Borno state.



    91. How WhatsApp impacted Nigeria's 2019 election - Quartz Africa How WhatsApp impacted Nigeria's 2019 election  Quartz Africa

      WhatsApp was used in an increasingly sophisticated political way by the two main presidential candidates, Buhari and Atiku.



    92. Check out these amazing sf movies made by Nigerian teens - Boing Boing Check out these amazing sf movies made by Nigerian teens  Boing Boing

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4dfVgFsjQc&feature=youtu.be The Critics Company is a collective of Nigerian teen afrofuturist filmmakers who make ...



    93. Could solar power end Nigeria's power cuts? - BBC News Could solar power end Nigeria's power cuts?  BBC News

      Femi Adeyemo of Arnergy, says solar energy could be one answer to Nigeria's numerous power cuts.



    94. Nigerian stocks climb to three week high - Reuters Nigerian stocks climb to three week high  Reuters

      Nigerian stocks extended their rally on Friday to a three-week high following President Muhammed Buhari's inauguration of cabinet ministers, boosting hopes for ...



    95. The Nigerian cabinet administration saga continues: An analysis of portfolios so far - CNBCAfrica.com The Nigerian cabinet administration saga continues: An analysis of portfolios so far  CNBCAfrica.com

      The 43 Nigerian Ministers under President Muhammadu Buhari's second administration have all been assigned their portfolios. For an analysis of the list and ...



    96. How Nigeria's Jews Are Getting Caught in a New Separatist War - OZY How Nigeria's Jews Are Getting Caught in a New Separatist War  OZY

      The leader of the secessionist Indigenous People of Biafra is Jewish, as are many members, and that's putting the community at greater risk of attack.



    97. Aregbesola enlists Nigerians’ support to tackle insecurity - The Punch Aregbesola enlists Nigerians’ support to tackle insecurity  The Punch

      Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, on Wednesday, urged Nigerians to be ready at all times to share opinions with...



    98. MTN’s Nigerian Unit Becomes Most Valuable Stock in Lagos - Bloomberg MTN’s Nigerian Unit Becomes Most Valuable Stock in Lagos  Bloomberg

      It may be a new kid on the block, but MTN Group Ltd.'s Nigerian unit has become the most valuable company on the Lagos stock exchange. Three months after ...



    99. How ‘Nigeria’s #MeToo moment’ turned against rape accuser - The Guardian How ‘Nigeria’s #MeToo moment’ turned against rape accuser  The Guardian

      Busola Dakolo said she had been expecting to hear from the police. Three weeks earlier the photographer had filed a case against the flamboyant Nigerian ...



    100. Nigeria-bound passenger charged with assaulting ICE deportation officer who tried to handcuff him in Houston - Houston Chronicle Nigeria-bound passenger charged with assaulting ICE deportation officer who tried to handcuff him in Houston  Houston Chronicle

      A Sugar Land man is facing federal prosecution after he was accused of assaulting one of two Immigration Customs Enforcement officers carrying out his ...



       
      
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      1. FBI Arrests Many Nigerians for Fraud [Vanguard] Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Thursday said that it has arrested many Nigerians who are involved in fraudulent act.

      2. $11 Million Fraud - Obinwanne Okeke Hires Nigerian Lawyer to Lead Trial [Premium Times] Obinwanne Okeke, the Abuja-based businessman arrested earlier this month for Internet fraud in the United States, has hired a new lawyer to help fight off the criminal charges levelled against him by American authorities.

      3. Uproar Over Shoot to Kill Policy [CAJ News] Abuja -Civilsociety organisations in Nigeria fear the army could commit extrajudicial killings after President Muhammamadu Buhari ordered the military to "eliminate" bandits.

      4. 60% of 2019 Budget to Be Rolled Into 2020 - Minister [Premium Times] The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, Thursday said less than half of the 2019 budget will be implemented this year.

      5. Why Boko Haram Is Hitting More Borno Communities [Daily Trust] Maiduguri -Normalcy has returned to Gubio and Magumeri local government areas in northern part of Borno State after an attack by Boko Haram insurgents that lasted for several hours, Daily Trust reports.

      6. 1.4 Million Children in Lagos Have No Birth Certificate - Report [Vanguard] Data from RapidSMS, a global birth registration platform has shown that no fewer than 1,436,986 (31 per cent) of under-five children in Lagos are not registered at birth. To this end, the National Population Commission (NPoPC), Lagos State has been mandated to register 1 million children before the end of the year.

      7. Boko Haram - 133 Refugees Return From Cameroon [Premium Times] About 133 Nigerian refugees have returned from neighbouring Cameroon.

      8. 692 Million Barrels of Crude Oil Produced in 2017 - Report [Vanguard] The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) says that 692 million barrels of crude oil were produced in the country in 2017.

      9. Amaechi Embarks On Inspection of Lagos-Ibadan Railway [Vanguard] Barely two days after being sworn in as Minister, the Minister of Transportation, Hon Chibuike Amaechi has embarked on an inspection tour of the Lagos Ibadan rail line.

      10. Govt Confirms Arrest of Ekweremadu's Attackers [This Day] Abuja -The federal government has confirmed the arrest of the attackers of the former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu in Germany.

      11. 17 Die in Kwara Auto Crash [Premium Times] An auto-crash on Thursday at Bacita junction, on Ilorin-Jebba-Mokwa express way in Kwara, killed 17 people.

      12. Nigeria Breaks History, Becomes First Country to Approve Biotech Cowpea [Vanguard] Nigeria has made history by becoming the first country in the world to approve biotech cowpea, thereby adding a new biotech crop to the global biotech basket.

      13. How the Economy Has Improved Under Buhari - Finance Minister [Premium Times] Nigeria has improved in major indices of economic growth, the finance minister, Zainab Ahmed, told the National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday.

      14. Grasshoppers Ravage Farms in Gombe [Premium Times] Grasshoppers have ravaged many farms in Shongom and Balanga Local Government Areas of Gombe State, an official, Sunday Lah, has said.

      15. Federal Govt Earned $14.5 Bn From Crude Oil, Gas Sale in 2017 - Neiti [Premium Times] Nigeria realised about $14.5 billion from the sale of the federation share of crude oil and gas produced in 2017, a report on a pilot study on commodity trading by Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) disclosed.

      16. 'Gimme a Name for My Album,' Davido Appeals to Fans [Vanguard] Afropop star, David 'Davido' Adeleke has asked fans to help title his upcoming album.

      17. Tribunal Nullifies Dino Melaye's Election [Premium Times] An election tribunal sitting in Lokoja, Kogi State, has nullified the election of Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi West.

      18. We Repelled Insurgents' Attack On Borno Communities - Army [Vanguard] The Nigerian Army says its troops repelled the attacks coordinated by Boko Haram insurgents on military units in Gubio and Magumeri Local Government Areas of Borno on Wednesday.

      19. Buhari Re-Appoints Ipaye, Uwais, Others [Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Mr. Ade Ipaye as Deputy Chief of Staff to the President.

      20. For Zainab Ahmed, the Task Is Daunting [Daily Trust] Mrs. Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, can pass as the supper minister of the President Muhammadu Buhari's Next Level cabinet. Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN) held that title in the Change Cabinet when he was the minister of Power Works and Housing.

      21. WHO Advocates More Research On Health Impact of Microplastics [Premium Times] The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called for further assessment of microplastics in the environment and their potential impact on human health.

      22. Nigeria Seeks to Punish Officials Involved in P&ID Negotiation [Premium Times] The Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, on Thursday said the federal government would punish any government official whose action or inaction led to the award of $9 billion against Nigeria by a British court for contract violation.

      23. Ekpo Nta Is Acting Chairman, National Salaries Commission [Daily Trust] Mr. Ekpo Nta is now acting chairman, National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission. He takes over from Dr. Richard Onwuka Egbule.

      24. Menace of Yahoo Boys [Daily Trust] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has, in recent months, paraded over sixty young men and women suspected to have been engaged in scams by using the Internet. Popularly called 'Yahoo Boys,' the scammers have been picked up from North to South of the country.

      25. NEITI, Auditor-General to Forge Partnership On Data Sharing [Daily Trust] The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has pledged to work closely with the Office of the Auditor General of the Federation to promote integrity in data collation, validation and management on revenues from extractive industries.

      26. Polio - Governors Pledge to Prioritize Immunization [Daily Trust] State governors under the umbrella of the Nigeria Governors' Forum (NGF) have promised to prioritize routine immunization coverage in their states to ensure that Nigeria is declared polio free.

      27. Criminals in Uniform [This Day] Have you watched the video of the killing of three policemen and a civilian by soldiers of the Nigerian Army? If you haven't, please go and watch it. Have you read the statement issued after the fact by the acting Director of Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa in response to the first police statement notifying the public of what had happened? If you haven't, please search for it and read it. Also read the second statement by the police that picked apart the army's explanation of what transpired. Yo

      28. Malami Vows to Prosecute Officials Involved in Failed P&ID Contract [This Day] Abuja -The Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami SAN, yesterday vowed to prosecute all government officials involved in the failed Process an Industrial Development (P&ID) gas to power project that has plunged the country into a $9.9 billion judgment debt.

      29. Accident Kills 168, Injures 969 in Bauchi, Borno, Yobe [This Day] Bauchi -About 168 persons were reported killed in various accidents that occurred between January and July, 2019 in the three states of Bauchi, Borno and Yobe.

      30. Military Foils Boko Haram's Plot to Capture Borno LGs [This Day] Abuja -The Nigerian Army yesterday said it aborted an attempt by Boko Haram terrorists to take over Gubio and Magumeri communities, headquarters of Gubio and Magumeri Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Borno State after Wednesday's night attack by the insurgents.

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      1. 5 Reasons to sponsor and exhibit at HISA2019 The 5th Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa will take place on 08 -09 October at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg. For two days, healthcare professionals, industry experts will gather to network, take part in lively intellectual exchanges and explorations to see what’s new, what’s cutting edge and what will shape the future of healthcare....

      2. Standard Chartered Bank voted best consumer digital bank in Kenya Financial journal, Global Finance has named Standard Chartered Bank the Best Consumer Digital Bank in Kenya for 2019. The journal recognised SCB for its information security and fraud management systems under its digital offerings. Commenting on the Award,...

      3. Vodacom partners with rAge gaming expo Vodacom, a telecommunications company, recently announced a partnership with rAge, which is said to be South Africa’s longest-running gaming, technology and ‘geek culture’ expo. This year’s event will take place from 27 to 29 September...

      4. Who should attend the Healthcare Executive Golf Day On 11 September 2019, IT News Africa in partnership with T-Systems will host the Healthcare Executive Golf Day and Cocktail Dinner at the Kyalami Country Club, Johannesburg. The event will bring together healthcare technology executives from both Public and...

      5. Sony acquires video game developer Insomniac Games On 19 August 2019, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) announced that the company has acquired internationally acclaimed video game development company Insomniac Games. The official PlayStation Twitter account delivered the news to fans, saying: “Big...

      6. Apple launches its digital credit card A new kind of credit card, created by Apple and not a bank, was officially launched on Wednesday, 21 August 2019. In a statement made by the company, the Apple card has been built on ‘simplicity, transparency and privacy, and designed to help customers lead...

      7. Women in Tech Profile: Carina Engelbrecht, Solutions Consultant at Itec SA In this segment of Women in Tech we feature Carina Engelbrecht, a Solutions Consultant at Itec SA who believes that being a female can be a huge advantage in the sales industry. The 39-year-old is a trailblazer and changing perceptions as she works to close...

      8. The impact of cloud on businesses in Africa According to Gartner, cloud will influence ever-greater portions of enterprise IT decisions, in particular, system infrastructure. But what does this really mean for Africa? The Gartner Africa ICT Hype Cycle 2019 which was published on Tuesday, 20 August...

      9. #datafree Internet and app access is coming to South Africa biNu, the company responsible for the Moya Messenger app, announced on Wednesday, 21 August 2019, that it’s partnering up with MTN South Africa in a bid to enable mobile subscribers in the country to access certain websites and apps at no charge to mobile...

      10. VMware to address digital skills gap in Africa VMware has announced the expansion of the VMware IT Academy: Virtualize Africa programme in partnership with Strathmore University – @iLabAfrica Centre, Kenya. The aim is to empower the fast-growing, young African population to enter the digital...

      11. 4 insights into the South Africa Mobile Network Experience report Mobile analytics company, Opensignal has released a report analysing the mobile network experience in South Africa. The report, utilising 105,883 devices and recording over 259,426,348 measurements from 1 May to 29 July 2019, covers everything from 4G...

      12. 3 essential benefits of attending #HISA2019 The 5th annual Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa is set to take place at the Gallagher Convention Centre from the 8th to 9th October 2019. The summit, which aims to be the biggest HISA to date, will address challenges specific to digitalisation in the...

      13. Vox introduces new offering for South African startups Vox, an integrated ICT and Infrastructure provider is on a mission to provide startups with access to a wide variety of IT infrastructure – as well as the management thereof. This will be done through a Hardware-as-a-Service (HaaS) offering in...

      14. Africa Code Week equips teachers in Ghana with digital skills In Ghana, close to 700 teachers completed digital skills training in August as part of the country’s preparations for SAP Africa Code Week, which aims to introduce 1.5 million young Africans to digital and coding skills in 2019.  Claire...

      15. 6 exciting Huawei Y9 Prime features Unless you’re a tech-aficionado, learning how to use your newest smartphone’s features and functions can be a little tricky — and more often than not, by the time you’ve gotten the hang of them, it’s time for an upgrade.  That’s why just one...

      16. Networks Unlimited Africa partners Indegy to protect industrial control systems from cyber threats African value-added distributor, Networks Unlimited Africa, has announced that it now proudly offers industrial cybersecurity in South Africa through a partnership agreement with Indegy, a leader in industrial cybersecurity that protects industrial control...

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            Pharmacist Salary in Nigeria

            Monthly Pharmacist Salary in Nigeria (2019)
            Salaries of Pharmacists in Government Hospitals/Teaching Hospitals

            Entry level (0 – 2 years’ experience): N165,000 – N200,000 (One or two teaching hospitals pay N300,000 for entry level).
            Mid-Level (2 – 5 years): N250,000 – N450,000
            Experienced (5 years and above): N450,000 – N800,000

            Salaries of Pharmacists in Private Hospitals

            Entry level (0 – 2 years’ experience): N50,000 – N150,000
            Mid-Level (2 – 5 years): N150,000 – N250,000
            Experienced (5 years and above): N200,000 – N400,000
            Doctor Salary in Nigeria

            Monthly Doctor Salary in Nigeria (2019)
            NYSC
            50,000

            Salaries of Doctors in Housemanship (Intern)
            120,000 - 200,000

            Salaries of Doctors in Federal Government Hospitals
            800,000

            State Hospitals
            800,000