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    1. Alté, Nigeria's emancipated pop scene: 'People aren't used to being free' - The Guardian Alté, Nigeria's emancipated pop scene: 'People aren't used to being free'  The Guardian

      They've faced accusations of privilege and pretension – but alté artists such as Odunsi, Santi and Lady Donli are walking their own path through an often ...



    2. Abuja crime: Is Nigeria's capital city 'one of the safest in the world'? - BBC News Abuja crime: Is Nigeria's capital city 'one of the safest in the world'?  BBC News

      Is the country's police chief right about the low level of crime in Abuja?



    3. Nigeria Runs on Generators and Nine Hours of Power a Day - Bloomberg Nigeria Runs on Generators and Nine Hours of Power a Day  Bloomberg

      Kabir Sabo's sewing machine hums busily as he hems a “babariga,” a popular dress in northern Nigeria, in his small corner shop on the outskirts of Abuja.



    4. Nigeria floods: 'Too late' to replant damaged crops - Aljazeera.com Nigeria floods: 'Too late' to replant damaged crops  Aljazeera.com

      Meteorologists are warning Nigerians to expect more flooding nationwide, raising fears of food shortages.



    5. Nigerian bishop: We can't lose sight of human side of nation's conflicts - Crux: Covering all things Catholic Nigerian bishop: We can't lose sight of human side of nation's conflicts  Crux: Covering all things Catholic

      Nigeria's bishops have once again called on President Muhammadu Buhari's government to restore peace to Africa's most populous country.



    6. Owoyele Sowore, a Bergen County journalist and human rights activist, arrested in Nigeria - NorthJersey.com Owoyele Sowore, a Bergen County journalist and human rights activist, arrested in Nigeria  NorthJersey.com

      A Nigerian-born journalist and human rights activist who lives in Bergen County was arrested and charged while trying to organize a peaceful protest in his ...



    7. AS Roma sign first African partnership with Nigeria - BBC Sport AS Roma sign first African partnership with Nigeria  BBC Sport

      Italian club AS Roma sign an agreement with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to become their first African partner.



    8. Nigeria army accuses international aid agency of feeding Boko Haram terrorists - CNN Nigeria army accuses international aid agency of feeding Boko Haram terrorists  CNN

      Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) An international aid agency has been shut down in Nigeria after army bosses accused it of "aiding and abetting" terrorists in the country's ...



    9. Nigerian court orders firm that won $9bn to forfeit assets - Aljazeera.com Nigerian court orders firm that won $9bn to forfeit assets  Aljazeera.com

      The order came after two men linked to the firm pleaded guilty to fraud and tax evasion on its behalf, the court said.



    10. For many in Nigeria, cancer care remains out of reach - Devex For many in Nigeria, cancer care remains out of reach  Devex

      IBADAN, Nigeria — Last summer, health care practitioners across Nigeria rallied through social media to raise funds for a colleague, Nengi Rachel, who had ...



    11. Nigeria to Give All of Its 200 Million People Identity Numbers - Bloomberg Nigeria to Give All of Its 200 Million People Identity Numbers  Bloomberg

      Nigeria wants to issue identity numbers for as many as 50 million citizens per year in a bid to create a harmonized database of its population, the largest in ...



    12. The Beauty and Burden of Being a Nigerian Bride - The New Yorker The Beauty and Burden of Being a Nigerian Bride  The New Yorker

      Yemisi Aribisala writes on the photographer Lakin Ogunbanwo's portraits of Nigerian brides and about the beauty and rituals of Nigerian wedding traditions.



    13. NJ Man Charged in Nigeria for Protest Planning - Daily Beast NJ Man Charged in Nigeria for Protest Planning  Daily Beast

      A leaked letter suggests the Trump administration is rallying other states against women's reproductive rights ahead of the general assembly.



    14. 314 Nigerians return to Nigeria following violence - eNCA 314 Nigerians return to Nigeria following violence  eNCA

      The clashes triggered a diplomatic rift between South Africa and other African countries.



    15. IBB: Igbo Should Hold Ideals Of Nigeria's Founding Fathers - SaharaReporters.com IBB: Igbo Should Hold Ideals Of Nigeria's Founding Fathers  SaharaReporters.com

      Nigerians, Igbo inclusive, should ensure they uphold the ideals of Nigeria's founding fathers."



    16. Should all Nigerian athletes get health insurance? - BBC Sport Should all Nigerian athletes get health insurance?  BBC Sport

      A bid to help former footballer Bidemi Aluko, who is battling cancer, could lead to a landmark ruling.



    17. Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Ghana shocked in CHAN qualifying - Sport24 Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Ghana shocked in CHAN qualifying  Sport24

      Ghana, the Ivory Coast and Nigeria lost in shock-riddled final qualifying round first legs for the 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Cameroon.



    18. Nigerian army orders closure of aid agency for 'aiding terrorism' - The Guardian Nigerian army orders closure of aid agency for 'aiding terrorism'  The Guardian

      Action Against Hunger urges authorities to allow 'life-saving' work to continue after sanction imposed without 'notice or explanation'



    19. Roma name Nigeria Football Federation as first African partner - SportsPro Media Roma name Nigeria Football Federation as first African partner  SportsPro Media

      Italian club exploring possibility of playing a game and opening academy in the country.



    20. Nigeria's diesel-dependent economy braces for clean-fuel rules - Reuters Nigeria's diesel-dependent economy braces for clean-fuel rules  Reuters

      Nigeria's frenetic commercial capital, Lagos, is plunged into darkness several times a day. Then its generators roar, and the lights flood back on.



    21. Nigeria works to end violence in country's northwest - Aljazeera.com Nigeria works to end violence in country's northwest  Aljazeera.com

      The government says it is moving to address what nomads describe as decades of exploitation and oppression.



    22. Nigerians repatriated from South Africa after attacks - Al Jazeera English Nigerians repatriated from South Africa after attacks  Al Jazeera English

      Nigerian airline to return more than 600 nationals in the coming days with victims saying it's 'not safe here'.



    23. South Africa apologises to Nigeria over xenophobic attacks - BBC News South Africa apologises to Nigeria over xenophobic attacks  BBC News

      South Africa has apologised to Nigeria over a spate of xenophobic attacks which led to a spike in tensions between the two countries. Twelve people were killed ...



    24. Here are the three new books you need to understand Nigeria - Washington Post Here are the three new books you need to understand Nigeria  Washington Post

      Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa, radiating political, cultural and economic influence across the continent and around the world. Yet Nigeria's ...



    25. Nigeria: How Poverty Worsened Despite Nation's N28.58 Trillion Revenue - SaharaReporters.com Nigeria: How Poverty Worsened Despite Nation's N28.58 Trillion Revenue  SaharaReporters.com

      This followed the report by the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) showing that N28.58 trillion was remitted to the Federation Account ...



    26. Anti-Immigrant Venom Killed Their South African Dreams - The New York Times Anti-Immigrant Venom Killed Their South African Dreams  The New York Times

      Hundreds of Nigerians fleeing mob attacks have been airlifted out of South Africa, leaving behind their jobs and stores, homes and hopes.



    27. No end in sight to Nigeria's border closures - DW (English) No end in sight to Nigeria's border closures  DW (English)

      Nigerian border crossings with Benin and Niger remain sealed despite a warning from West Africa's regional grouping that the shutdown is harming prosperity.



    28. Nigeria Plans to Use Identity Checks in Battle Against Militants - Bloomberg Nigeria Plans to Use Identity Checks in Battle Against Militants  Bloomberg

      Nigeria's army said it will carry out strict identification checks on people passing through three of the country's northern states as it seeks to clamp down on ...



    29. Nigeria's Heartland mark 25 years since Algeria crash - BBC Sport Nigeria's Heartland mark 25 years since Algeria crash  BBC Sport

      Nigerian club Heartland hold a *service* to commemorate 25 years since two of its players died in an air crash in Algeria.



    30. Nigeria to give all of its 200 million people ID numbers - Fin24 Nigeria to give all of its 200 million people ID numbers  Fin24

      Nigeria wants to issue identity numbers for as many as 50 million citizens per year in a bid to create a harmonised database of its population, the largest in ...



    31. Nigerian police arrest three suspects linked with 'serial killings' of women - CNN Nigerian police arrest three suspects linked with 'serial killings' of women  CNN

      Port Harcourt, Nigeria (CNN) Three suspects, linked to a spate of killings targeting women in Nigeria's oil-rich Rivers State have been arrested, police said on ...



    32. South Africa: Nigeria to repatriate 600 citizens amid violence - BBC News South Africa: Nigeria to repatriate 600 citizens amid violence  BBC News

      Nigeria says it will repatriate some 600 citizens from South Africa after a wave of xenophobic violence which led to tensions between the two countries.



    33. Sports minister asks Nigeria women's coach Thomas Dennerby to continue - BBC Sport Sports minister asks Nigeria women's coach Thomas Dennerby to continue  BBC Sport

      Nigeria's sports minister Sunday Dare steps in to try and persuade Thomas Dennerby to continue as coach of the national women's team.



    34. Nigerians return home, fleeing xenophobic attacks in South Africa - CNN Nigerians return home, fleeing xenophobic attacks in South Africa  CNN

      Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) Dennis Benson was taking a leisurely walk in Birchleigh, a neighborhood in the Johannesburg suburb of Kempton Park, when he spotted ...



    35. Insecurity: Living in Nigeria very precarious – Catholic Bishops - The Punch Insecurity: Living in Nigeria very precarious – Catholic Bishops  The Punch

      Friday Olokor, Abuja. The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria has expressed concern over the state of insecurity in the country and concluded that “living in ...



    36. Anger in Nigeria as South Africa xenophobic attacks spark looting - CNN Anger in Nigeria as South Africa xenophobic attacks spark looting  CNN

      Anti-foreigner attacks in Johannesburg has triggered violence and widespread looting of South African-owned brands in Nigeria, most of which are run by ...



    37. How Nigeria got hit with a $9.6 billion gas deal judgment debt in a UK court - Quartz Africa How Nigeria got hit with a $9.6 billion gas deal judgment debt in a UK court  Quartz Africa

      Nigeria has received a legal hiding after a UK court awarded a private company a $9.6 billion judgment debt against the West African nation. The ruling has ...



    38. Closure of border with Benin leaves rice-loving Nigerians fuming - Daily Nation Closure of border with Benin leaves rice-loving Nigerians fuming  Daily Nation

      The price of rice has skyrocketed, from 9000 nairas ($24) for a 50-kilo sack, to 22000 nairas.



    39. Nigeria Says Its Targeted Forex Ban Is Needed for Food Security - Bloomberg Nigeria Says Its Targeted Forex Ban Is Needed for Food Security  Bloomberg

      Nigeria's decision to restrict access to foreign exchange for some food imports is aimed at giving the nation long-term control over its food supply as it prepares ...



    40. Nigerian officials ponder next move in $9bn energy scandal - The Guardian Nigerian officials ponder next move in $9bn energy scandal  The Guardian

      As war of words continues over potential loss of assets, mixed messages of negotiation and scam emanate from government.



    41. Nigerian children who escaped Boko Haram say they faced another ‘prison’: Military detention - The Washington Post Nigerian children who escaped Boko Haram say they faced another ‘prison’: Military detention  The Washington Post

      A Human Rights Watch report describes appalling conditions in screening centers; the military rejects the allegations.



    42. Nigeria's Disabled Athletes Face Surprising Challenges - VOA News Nigeria's Disabled Athletes Face Surprising Challenges  VOA News

      Nigeria's paralympic athletes have outshined their able-bodied counterparts in world competitions year after year.



    43. Islamic State fills the void in Nigeria as soldiers retreat to 'super camps' - Reuters Islamic State fills the void in Nigeria as soldiers retreat to 'super camps'  Reuters

      ABUJA/MAIDUGURI, Reuters (Reuters) - When Islamic State gunmen stormed the northeast Nigerian town of Magumeri on the night of August 21, they had free ...



    44. Nigerian press focuses on delegation to UK on $9.6bn award against Nigeria - Journalducameroun.com - English Nigerian press focuses on delegation to UK on $9.6bn award against Nigeria  Journalducameroun.com - English

      Published on 23.09.2019 at 09h21 by APA News. Share. The delegation of the federal government to the United Kingdom on the $9.6 billion judgement against ...



    45. Action! Nigeria's film industry draws global entertainment brands - Reuters Action! Nigeria's film industry draws global entertainment brands  Reuters

      "Oya!" shouts the director in Nigerian Pidgin English. Actors take their marks. Lighting blinks on. The film crew snaps into action after the order to hurry up.



    46. Banned Nigerian Shia group alleges police killed 12 marchers - Aljazeera.com Banned Nigerian Shia group alleges police killed 12 marchers  Aljazeera.com

      The group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, was banned for being 'terrorists' in July after a series of deadly clashes.



    47. In Nigeria, dreadlocks are entangled with beliefs about danger - The Conversation - Africa In Nigeria, dreadlocks are entangled with beliefs about danger  The Conversation - Africa

      Nigerian men who wear their hair in knots are not a new phenomenon, but the hairstyle's spiritual heritage sparks fear in the hearts of many.



    48. Nigerian bishops criticize verbal hits on pope, South African xenophobia - Crux: Covering all things Catholic Nigerian bishops criticize verbal hits on pope, South African xenophobia  Crux: Covering all things Catholic

      The Catholic Bishops' Conference of Nigeria has condemned recent verbal attacks on Pope Francis as well as xenophobic attacks by South Africans on ...



    49. Nigeria rejects UN report on violence - Yahoo News Nigeria rejects UN report on violence  Yahoo News

      Nigeria on Friday rejected the findings of a UN report on violence in the country accusing it of simply blaming the government of President Muhammadu Buhari.



    50. UN calls for urgent action to end violence in Nigeria - Al Jazeera English UN calls for urgent action to end violence in Nigeria  Al Jazeera English

      UN special rapporteur says deadly attacks rocking Nigeria could have a ripple effect throughout the region.



    51. Nigeria Seeks to Install Scanners at Seaports to boost ease of doing business - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide Nigeria Seeks to Install Scanners at Seaports to boost ease of doing business  Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

      The federal government has been urged to compel the Nigeria Customs *Service* (NCS) to provide scanners at the nation's sea ports so as to facilitate trade and.



    52. Africa in the news: SACU-UK trade agreement, Nigeria’s border closures, and Sudan’s transitional government - Brookings Institution Africa in the news: SACU-UK trade agreement, Nigeria’s border closures, and Sudan’s transitional government  Brookings Institution

      This week the U.K. signed an economic partnership agreement with six African countries and Nigeria continues its border closures with Niger and Benin. Sudan ...



    53. Gen. Abdulsalami: We Can't Bequeath Hopelessness To Nigerian Youths - SaharaReporters.com Gen. Abdulsalami: We Can't Bequeath Hopelessness To Nigerian Youths  SaharaReporters.com

      We cannot bequeath chaos, disunity, a state of insecurity and hopelessness to the future generations of Nigerians.”



    54. Nigerian online-only bank startup Kuda raises $1.6M - TechCrunch Nigerian online-only bank startup Kuda raises $1.6M  TechCrunch

      Nigerian fintech startup Kuda — a digital-only retail bank — has raised $1.6 million in pre-seed funding. The Lagos and London-based company recently ...



    55. Nigeria encouraged to enhance oil theft response - Kallanish Energy Nigeria encouraged to enhance oil theft response  Kallanish Energy

      A Nigerian government committee has asked a legal task force to address the issue of oil theft in the African country, which resulted in a $1.35 billion loss in the ...



    56. Insecurity and violence turn Nigeria into a 'pressure cooker' that must be addressed, says UN rights expert - UN News Insecurity and violence turn Nigeria into a 'pressure cooker' that must be addressed, says UN rights expert  UN News

      Nigeria is a pressure cooker of internal conflicts and generalized violence that must be addressed urgently, an independent United Nations expert said on ...



    57. Nigeria says it will not relinquish assets in $9 billion gas project dispute - Reuters Nigeria says it will not relinquish assets in $9 billion gas project dispute  Reuters

      ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria will not relinquish assets to a firm registered in the British Virgin Islands following a court ruling related to a $9 billion gas project ...



    58. Nigeria's Boko Haram crisis: Military denies detaining thousands of children - BBC News Nigeria's Boko Haram crisis: Military denies detaining thousands of children  BBC News

      Nigeria has denied allegations it has detained thousands of children for suspected links to Islamist militant group Boko Haram. A report released by US-based ...



    59. Nigerian women protest over apparent serial killings - Yahoo News Nigerian women protest over apparent serial killings  Yahoo News

      Women in southern Nigeria marched in the streets on Wednesday to protest the deaths of several women in hotel rooms by what appears to be a serial killer.



    60. The New Guard of Nigerian Musicians - The New York Times The New Guard of Nigerian Musicians  The New York Times

      Five performers to know — including Odunsi (The Engine) and Teni the Entertainer — who are making their mark in a crowded field.



    61. Nigeria's Women Volunteers Fight Polio - U.S. News & World Report Nigeria's Women Volunteers Fight Polio  U.S. News & World Report

      A U.N.-sponsored program is reshaping health care and raising the profile for females in the country.



    62. Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya and Egypt named world's most dangerous places - Africanews English Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya and Egypt named world's most dangerous places  Africanews English

      The latest Expat Insider Survey, done by InterNations, polled 20259 expats representing 182 nationalities and living in 187 countries or territories, covering ...



    63. Opinion: FBI fraud busts dent Nigeria's global reputation - CNN Opinion: FBI fraud busts dent Nigeria's global reputation  CNN

      David Hundeyin is a journalist and commentator who writes on tech, politics, and finance. He was a founding writer on the Nigerian political satire TV show 'The ...



    64. Nigeria's Health Care System On the Mend - U.S. News & World Report Nigeria's Health Care System On the Mend  U.S. News & World Report

      ABUJA, Nigeria – For years, Nigeria's health care network has been rated among the worst in the world: a 2018 study in the Lancet of global health care access ...



    65. What Nigerian cities can learn from the rest of the world - The Conversation - Africa What Nigerian cities can learn from the rest of the world  The Conversation - Africa

      Africa is the world's most rapidly urbanising region. By 2050 more than one billion people will live in cities across the continent. Nigeria is Africa's urban growth ...



    66. Nigerian lawmakers face public anger over planned purchase of luxury cars - CNN Nigerian lawmakers face public anger over planned purchase of luxury cars  CNN

      A coalition of civil society groups has launched a lawsuit to block the purchase of luxury cars for principal officers in the Nigerian Senate.



    67. Onyema, Nigeria’s pride and apostle of peace - The Punch Onyema, Nigeria’s pride and apostle of peace  The Punch

      Henry Boyo. In the wake of the latest dastardly xenophobic attacks in South Africa, the first batch of Nigerian evacuees arrived Lagos on September 11, 2019, ...



    68. Nigerian tribunal rejects bid to overturn Buhari's election - Aljazeera.com Nigerian tribunal rejects bid to overturn Buhari's election  Aljazeera.com

      Defeat for the main opposition People's Democratic Party was widely anticipated and judges dismissed all its claims.



    69. NGO removed from Nigeria’s northeast in aid crackdown - The Irish Times NGO removed from Nigeria’s northeast in aid crackdown  The Irish Times

      Action Against Hunger accused by military of giving Islamic insurgents drugs and food.



    70. We've Arrested Three Soldiers, University Students Among Gang Terrorising Maiduguri -Nigerian Army - SaharaReporters.com We've Arrested Three Soldiers, University Students Among Gang Terrorising Maiduguri -Nigerian Army  SaharaReporters.com

      The arrested gang, according to the army, were accused of engaging in armed robbery and kidnapping in Maiduguri and environs.



    71. I will succeed Buhari as president of Nigeria – Pastor Bakare - Legit.ng I will succeed Buhari as president of Nigeria – Pastor Bakare  Legit.ng

      Legit.ng News ☆ Pastor Tunde Bakare, in a video trending on social media, declared that he would succeed President Muhammadu Buhari as 16th president of ...



    72. Nigeria’s Biggest Tomato Facility Idle Again as Farmers Dump Crop - Bloomberg Nigeria’s Biggest Tomato Facility Idle Again as Farmers Dump Crop  Bloomberg

      Nigeria's biggest tomato plant is counting on the government's restriction of food imports to sustain operations after going idle again six months after it resumed ...



    73. Nigeria: Why is it struggling to meet its tax targets? - BBC News Nigeria: Why is it struggling to meet its tax targets?  BBC News

      Nigeria says more people than ever are paying tax - but government revenues are not growing.



    74. 'The misdeeds of a few': Nigeria speaks out over $46m fraud case - The Guardian 'The misdeeds of a few': Nigeria speaks out over $46m fraud case  The Guardian

      Government says it will not stand in way of justice after 77 Nigerian nationals are among 80 suspects indicted in US.



    75. Nigerian growth slows amid declining oil output - Aljazeera.com Nigerian growth slows amid declining oil output  Aljazeera.com

      President Muhammadu Buhari, who was re-elected in February, has pledged to diversify his country's economy.



    76. Nigeria: the politics behind Buhari’s new economic team - The Africa Report Nigeria: the politics behind Buhari’s new economic team  The Africa Report

      Nigeria's new economic team may already be playing succession politics.



    77. Letter from Africa: Nigerian anger over South African xenophobia - BBC News Letter from Africa: Nigerian anger over South African xenophobia  BBC News

      Anti-foreigner attacks in South Africa are souring the country's relations with Nigeria.



    78. Explainer: How Nigeria got hit with a $9.6bn judgment debt in London - Fin24 Explainer: How Nigeria got hit with a $9.6bn judgment debt in London  Fin24

      Nigeria has received a legal hiding after a UK court awarded a private company a $9.6bn judgment debt against the West African nation.



    79. Update on Nigerian fintech firm Interswitch and its speculative IPO - TechCrunch Update on Nigerian fintech firm Interswitch and its speculative IPO  TechCrunch

      Nigerian fintech firm Interswitch has been circulating in business news around a possible IPO on the London Stock Exchange. Last month Bloomberg News ran ...



    80. Olowofoyeku's heart in her Nigerian roots - Columbian.com - The Columbian Olowofoyeku's heart in her Nigerian roots - Columbian.com  The Columbian

      NEW YORK — A funny thing happened to Folake Olowofoyeku on the way to a career in law: She became a theater major against her parents' wishes and ...



    81. Emmanuel Emenike: Ex-Nigeria striker hopes to bounce back in Belgium - BBC Sport Emmanuel Emenike: Ex-Nigeria striker hopes to bounce back in Belgium  BBC Sport

      Former Nigeria striker Emmanuel Emenike joins his 10th professional club as he looks to revive his career at Belgian second tier club KVC Westerlo.



    82. Brazil confirm friendlies with Nigeria and Senegal - BBC Sport Brazil confirm friendlies with Nigeria and Senegal  BBC Sport

      Brazil confirmed they will play Senegal and Nigeria in Singapore in October.



    83. Becoming Nigerian by Elnathan John — rich satire - Financial Times Becoming Nigerian by Elnathan John — rich satire  Financial Times

      Reading Elnathan John's Becoming Nigerian can feel like attending a comedy club in which the jokes come so thick and fast you're unable to take stock of which ...



    84. Nigeria Inflation Slows to 43-Month Low as Food Costs Grow Less - Bloomberg Nigeria Inflation Slows to 43-Month Low as Food Costs Grow Less  Bloomberg

      Nigeria's inflation rate fell to the lowest in more than three years in August as growth in food prices slowed.



    85. Masses Suffering, Smiling: How Powerful Nigerians Are Filling Federal Parliament With Children - SaharaReporters.com Masses Suffering, Smiling: How Powerful Nigerians Are Filling Federal Parliament With Children  SaharaReporters.com

      The federal parliament is becoming a rendezvous for children of Nigeria's high and mighty.



    86. In pictures: Nigeria festival celebrates Yoruba fertility goddess Osun Osogbo - BBC News In pictures: Nigeria festival celebrates Yoruba fertility goddess Osun Osogbo  BBC News

      The Osun Osogbo festival, a traditional celebration that is thought to be 600 years old, is under way in Nigeria's south-western Osun state. The two-week festival ...



    87. Nigerian soldiers, CJTF leader killed as ISWAP attacks Gubio, Gajigana, Gajiram and Magumeri - The Defense Post Nigerian soldiers, CJTF leader killed as ISWAP attacks Gubio, Gajigana, Gajiram and Magumeri  The Defense Post

      Islamic State fighters killed at least six soldiers and a civilian militia leader when they attacked 4 towns in Nigeria's Borno state.



    88. The Nigeria FA to decide on Salisu Yusuf's return after his ban - BBC Sport The Nigeria FA to decide on Salisu Yusuf's return after his ban  BBC Sport

      The Nigeria Football Federation's executive will decide whether Salisu Yusuf will return to his national coaching roles after serving a one-year ban.



    89. Andela lets go of 250 developers in Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda - Quartz Africa Andela lets go of 250 developers in Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda  Quartz Africa

      When Andela, the software developer training and outsourcing company, first launched in Lagos five years ago, its business model was simple: train local ...



    90. Presidency Rejects UN Assessment Of Insecurity In Nigeria - SaharaReporters.com Presidency Rejects UN Assessment Of Insecurity In Nigeria  SaharaReporters.com

      The Presidency, on Friday, said that the UN Rapporteur on violence in Nigeria was inadequate and does not reflect the true situation in the country, describing it ...



    91. Chiedu Osakwe, Nigeria’s Chief Trade Negotiator, is dead - Premium Times Chiedu Osakwe, Nigeria’s Chief Trade Negotiator, is dead  Premium Times

      Chiedu Osakwe, Nigeria's Chief Trade Negotiator and Director General of the Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiation, has passed on.



    92. Nigeria's 'super camp' strategy questioned as Islamic State fills the void - Africanews English Nigeria's 'super camp' strategy questioned as Islamic State fills the void  Africanews English

      Nigeria's new strategy of withdrawing to “super camps” that can be more easily defended against insurgents, is under scrutiny following unchallenged attacks on ...



    93. Nigeria, Australia Partner On Safer Building Construction - SaharaReporters.com Nigeria, Australia Partner On Safer Building Construction  SaharaReporters.com

      In a collaborative effort to improve the methodology and technology of building construction, the Nigerian Institute of Building has signed a memorandum of ...



    94. Nigeria Football Federation boss Amaju Pinnick has properties seized - BBC Sport Nigeria Football Federation boss Amaju Pinnick has properties seized  BBC Sport

      Several properties belonging to top officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), including its president Amaju Pinnick, have been seized in a *fresh* ...



    95. Enough is enough, says Nigeria as relations with SA fracture - Business Day Enough is enough, says Nigeria as relations with SA fracture  Business Day

      Already frail diplomatic relations between the SA and Nigerian governments were further strained following days of looting and attacks on foreign nationals and ...



    96. Current Eaglets team will come good for Nigeria - Ilerika - Latest Sports News In Nigeria - Brila Current Eaglets team will come good for Nigeria - Ilerika - Latest Sports News In Nigeria  Brila

      Coach of Nigeria's U15 national team Haruna Ilerika has stated that the current Eaglets team of Nigeria will come good after the team started their invitational ...



    97. Africa Using Blockchain to Drive Change: Nigeria and Kenya, Part One - Cointelegraph Africa Using Blockchain to Drive Change: Nigeria and Kenya, Part One  Cointelegraph

      Blockchain technology is finding real-world utility across Africa via public-private partnership agreements in solving some of the continent's burning issues.



    98. ICYMI: My first salary in Nigeria was biggest I’d ever seen –Jowitt, British professor - The Punch ICYMI: My first salary in Nigeria was biggest I’d ever seen –Jowitt, British professor  The Punch

      Seventy-eight-year-old Professor David Jowitt has lived in Nigeria for 45 years, teaching English at universities. Jowitt, who is currently at the University of Jos, ...



    99. Kashmir: Pakistanis in Nigeria demand UN intervention - The Punch Kashmir: Pakistanis in Nigeria demand UN intervention  The Punch

      Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Pakistani Community in Nigeria has called for United Nations' intervention in the alleged crackdown on Kashmiri people...



    100. Christy Ucheibe: Nigeria midfielder opens Swedish Elitettan goal account for Assi - Goal.com Christy Ucheibe: Nigeria midfielder opens Swedish Elitettan goal account for Assi  Goal.com

      Christy Ucheibe scored her first Swedish Elitettan goal in Assi's 3-1 triumph over Sundsvalls at BillerudKorsnäs Arena on Sunday.



       
      
      AllAfrica

      1. Army Plans to Use Identity Checks in Battle Against Militants [This Day] Abuja -The ongoing anti-insurgency operations in the North-east aimed at routing Boko Haram and other militant groups from the area entered another phase at the weekend with the military's introduction of an identification exercise for residents of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa States, all in the geopolitical zone.

      2. Dangote Foundation Empowers 106,000 Women With N1.1bn [Leadership] Lagos -Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF), has again resolved to empower 106,000 women across four states in the Northern region with a total sum of N1.1 billion.

      3. Minimum Wage - Only President Buhari Can Stop Planned Strike - Labour [Vanguard] Organised Labour has said only the personal intervention by President Muhammadu Buhari can stop the planned nationwide strike over consequential adjustment arising from the N30,000 new minimum wage.

      4. Borno Hires 'Special Hunters' to Fight Boko Haram [Vanguard] Seriously perturbed by the increasing Boko Haram attacks on Gubio town and its environs, the Caretaker Chairman of Gubio Local Government Area of Borno State, Hon Zanna Modu has hired the services of 200 special hunters from some parts of Adamawa, Gombe, Katsina and other states in Northern Nigeria to complement effort of the military and other security agencies and nip the crisis in the bud.

      5. Opposition Says Buhari Has Nothing to Present to UN [Vanguard] Ss President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja for New York, USA, to participate in the 74th Session of United Nations general Assembly, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Sunday berated him, saying that he has no agenda and did not articulate any definite objectives, plans and proposals to attract tangible benefits to the nation.

      6. Nigerian Wins Jollof Rice Contest [Vanguard] Nigerian Chef, Folashade Shoyonbo, on Sunday in Lagos emerged winner of a Jolof Rice Contest after beating chefs from two other West African countries.

      7. Insecurity - Four Killed As Violent Deaths Reduce Across Nigeria Last Week [Premium Times] At least four people died as reported violent deaths reduced across Nigeria last week, the lowest in the past four months since PREMIUM TIMES has been tracking insecurity incidents across the country.

      8. Christian Group Bemoans Influx of Strange Faces in South East [Vanguard] CHRISTIAN Association of Nigeria, CAN, has expressed worry over the influx of unidentified faces into the South East zone recently.

      9. NGO Vows to Fight Cervical Cancer [Vanguard] As part of ways to reduce the rising spate of cervical cancer cases in the country, Sebeccly Cancer Care organization launched the TimeToScreen 2019 programme on the 19th of September, 2019 at the Zenith House, Iga-Idunganran Primary Healthcare Centre, Iga-Idunganran, Lagos Island.

      10. Ogun Govt Suspends Controversial Education Levy [This Day] Ogun State Governor, Mr. Dapo Abiodun has signed four bills into law while suspending the N3, 700 education levy inherited from the previous administration ahead of the pubic primary and secondary schools' resumption Monday.

      11. Fire Engulfs Unity Bank Headquarters [Premium Times] The headquarters of Unity Bank Plc in Lagos was on Monday engulfed by fire.

      12. FAO Report Cites 41 Countries Needing External Assistance for Food [FAO] Rome -Dry weather and protracted conflicts are primary drivers

      13. Lagos Police Smash Baby Kidnapping Syndicate [This Day] The Lagos State Police Command has smashed a syndicate that specialises in abducting and selling children at the Ejigbo area of the state.

      14. President Buhari Must Release Sowore Now! [Premium Times] On Friday, September 20, the Federal Government charged Omoyele Sowore, the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the 2019 general elections, with treason and money-laundering.

      15. Zamfara - 372 Kidnapped Victims Freed As Dialogue With Militants Continues - Official [Premium Times] The Zamfara peace initiative has so far recorded massive success with 372 kidnapped victims rescued, while 240 guns were surrendered by repentant bandits, according to Usman Nagogo, the state's Commissioner of Police.

      16. Kano Hisbah Board Destroys 196,400 Bottles of Alcohol [Premium Times] The Kano State Hisbah Board has destroyed over 196,400 bottles of beer confiscated within the Kano metropolis.?

      17. Army Dismisses Three Soldiers [Premium Times] The Nigerian Army on Sunday said it has dismissed three soldiers arrested among a kidnapping gang in the outskirts of Maiduguri.

      18. Chiedu Osakwe, Nigeria's Chief Trade Negotiator, Is Dead [Premium Times] Chiedu Osakwe, Nigeria's Chief Trade Negotiator and Director General of the Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiation, has passed on.

      19. Politicians, Boko Haram Planning to 'Destabilise' Zamfara - Governor [Premium Times] The Zamfara State Government said it has obtained 'credible intelligence reports' indicating that some politicians in the state "are making clandestine moves to destabilise the state."

      20. Nigerian Delegation Departs to UK Over $6.9bn Judgment Debt - Malami [This Day] Abuja -The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), disclosed last night that the Nigerian delegation had left for the United Kingdom to discuss with the country's legal team the possible strategies on how to deal with the recent development concerning the Process and Industrial Developments Limited (P&ID) contract judgment.

      21. Buhari Has No Agenda At UNGA, PDP Alleges [This Day] Abuja -As President Muhammadu Buhari departed Nigeria for the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday lamented that the President is attending the meeting without any definite objectives, plans and proposals to attract tangible benefits to the nation.

      22. No Going Back On Aggressive Tax Drive, Govt Insists [This Day] The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr. Niyi Adebayo, has said there is no going back on the federal government's determination to increase public revenue through intensified tax collection.

      23. Senate Will Support Buhari's Measures On Economy, Insecurity, Says Sani [This Day] Abuja -The Chairman, Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions, Senator Uba Sani, has said that the Senate under the leadership of Senator Ahmad Lawan will give absolute support to President Muhammadu Buhari's administration in its determination to reinvigorate the nation's economy.

      24. Fish Out Killers of Our Leader's Daughter, Afenifere Tells Police [This Day] The Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, has expressed displeasure with the police over the seeming lackadaisical attitude towards apprehending the alleged Fulani herdsmen who killed the daughter of its leader, Mrs. Funke Olakunrin.

      25. Electronic Payment Transactions Rise to N231tn - Report [This Day] The total value of transactions through various electronic payment (e-payment) channels in the country has risen sharply by 103 per cent to a total of N231.247 trillion as at June 2019, compared with the N138.672 trillion recorded in the whole of 2018.

      26. UI Sacks Lecturer Who Protested 'Illegal' Deduction of Salaries [Premium Times] The University of Ibadan management has sacked Chukwuemeka Diji, the lecturer who protested the 'illegal' deduction of his salaries.

      27. Unemployment - Nigeria in Danger, Says Ngige [Daily Trust] Enugu -The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngigie, weekend painted a gloomy picture of the unemployment situation, saying if not tackled, the whole country would be consumed with social unrest.

      28. Govt to Execute Power Projects in 37 Universities - Buhari [Daily Trust] Yenagoa -President Muhammadu Buhari says government has launched an electrification projects in 37 federal universities across Nigeria.

      29. $9.6bn Judgment - Ex-CJN Belgore May Be Arraigned in FCT Court [Daily Trust] Lagos -A former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Alfa Belgore may be arraigned before the Federal Capital Territory, High Court, over his alleged role in the $9.6bn debt judgment against Nigeria arising from the 20-year Gas Supply Processing Agreement entered into in 2010 with Process and Industrial Developments Ltd. (P&ID).

      30. Zamfara - 372 Kidnapped Victims Rescued, 240 Guns Recovered So Far - CP [Daily Trust] The Zamfara peace initiative has so far recorded massive success with 372 kidnapped victims rescued, while 240 guns were surrendered by repentant bandits, according to Mr Usman Nagogo, the state's Commissioner of Police.

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        1. Speakers from leading Institutions Join Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2019 The healthcare industry has historically been slow in adopting technology, however, studies show that by embracing emerging technologies such as AI, EHR, IoMT, augmented reality, wearables and robotics the industry can reap significant benefits, namely improved patient care, lower healthcare costs, dosage error reduction, hospital asset tracking and...

        2. Apple’s new Watch Series 5 available for pre-order in South Africa At the 2019 ‘by innovation only’ event – which took place on Tuesday, 10 September 2019, at the Steve Jobs Theater on the Apple Park campus – Apple introduced its latest generation wearable, the Watch Series 5. The watch – which aims to...

        3. Twitter is experimenting with new ‘hide replies’ feature Twitter is experimenting with a new ‘hide replies’ feature. “Earlier this year we started testing a way to give people more control over the conversations they start. Today, we’re expanding this test to Japan and the United States,”...

        4. Huawei launches new flagship smartphone Multinational technology company, Huawei launched a host of products including their latest flagship smartphones at the global launch on Thursday, 19 September 2019. Huawei launched the Mate 30 and the Mate 30 Pro as well as Mate 30 RS in partnership with...

        5. This is how much the new iPhones will set you back in SA Attention all Apple aficionados, the tech giant recently unveiled a whole host of new and exciting products – the hardware extravaganza took place on Tuesday, 10 September 2019, at the Steve Jobs Theater on the Apple Park campus – but the...

        6. Fly now pay later, new FlySafair payment option FlySafair has partnered with Mobicred to provide passengers with the option to fly on credit. Passengers looking to make use of the airline’s new Mobicred payment option to book their flights can either register for a new Mobicred account or log in to...

        7. Huawei to take on US trade ban in federal court In a last-ditch attempt to undo the law made by the U.S. Government, Huawei will try to convince a judge that the ruling is unconstitutional. The law ensures that American contractors are prohibited from buying, selling or using any hardware from the Chinese...

        8. Osmo Mobile 3 to launch in South Africa DJI has on Thursday, 10 September announced that the latest addition to the Osmo series, the Osmo Mobile 3 will be available to South African customers by mid-September. The company revealed that the standard version which includes Osmo Mobile 3, wrist strap,...

        9. Call of Duty: Mobile set for release on 1 October 2019 On 18 September 2019, American video game publisher Activision, in collaboration with Chinese multinational company Tencent, has announced that Call of Duty: Mobile will launch on 1 October 2019 in countries around the world where Google Play and App Store...

        10. T-Systems announced as Bronze HISA 2019 sponsor T-Systems has officially been confirmed as a Bronze sponsor of the 5th annual Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa which is set to take place from 8-9 October 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa. This year, HISA is bringing...

        11. Fujitsu develops sensor technology to digitise healthcare industry Fujitsu has is taking healthcare technology solutions to the next level – one step at a time. The global tech company unveiled an innovation on Wednesday, 18 September 2019, that allows medical professionals to digitise the walking habits of their...

        12. rain to commission Africa’s first 5G network On 18 September 2019, network provider rain announced the activation of what is said to be Africa’s first commercial 5G network. The provider is making 5G available to all existing customers in certain parts of Johannesburg and Tshwane. The company has...

        13. Nokia unveils two devices available for pre-order in Kenya The home of Nokia phones, HMD Global announced on Tuesday, 17 September 2019, that consumers living in Kenya can now pre-order the Nokia 6.2 and Nokia7.2 devices from selected retail partners. “We are happy to provide our fans with two phones powered by AI...

        14. Telkom announces $77,074 combined prize pool for Telkom VS Gaming Masters tournament On 17 September 2019, Telkom, the official gaming and connectivity partner of Comic-Con Africa, announced that $77,074 is the combined prize pool for the teams partaking in the Telkom VS Gaming Masters tournament with each tournament getting $38,537. The...

        15. New streaming service to launch in Africa On 11 September 2019, video compression technologies company V-Nova announced a new partnership with OTT TV company Simpestream to launch new streaming service MVMO. This new streaming service is set to launch in Africa in late 2019. The service, according to...

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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