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  1. Nigeria Recalls Diplomats From South Africa Over Attacks - ABC News

    BBC News

    Nigeria Recalls Diplomats From South Africa Over Attacks
    ABC News
    Nigeria is recalling its top diplomats in South Africa because of "ongoing xenophobia targeting foreigners," said a government statement. Seven people have been killed in the attacks in South Africa that began three weeks ago. Property has been ...
    South Africa xenophobia: Anger over Nigeria envoy recallBBC News
    Nigeria officially recalls its ambassadorEyewitness News
    Xenophobia: Diplomatic row looms as Nigeria, South Africa renew hostilityDailyPost Nigeria
    Fox News -Reuters -News24
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  2. Okorocha wins Imo governorship election - The Guardian Nigeria

    The Guardian Nigeria

    Okorocha wins Imo governorship election
    The Guardian Nigeria
    The governor of Imo State, Chief Rochas Okorocha, of the All Progressives congress (APC), has been declared the winner of the keenly contested governorship election in the state. He defeated his closest opponent, Chief Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples ...
    Nigeria Elections 2015: APC wins Guber rerun poll in Imo, PDP takes AbiaPulse Nigeria

    all 21 news articles »


  3. Nigeria recalls envoy to SA over attacks on foreigners - News24

    News24

    Nigeria recalls envoy to SA over attacks on foreigners
    News24
    Earlier this week Nigeria summoned South Africa's high commissioner over the unrest as protesters picketed the South African embassy in Lagos. A Nigerian group has called for the International Criminal Court to investigate Zwelithini for "hate speech".
    Nigeria wants to recall its ambassador after xenophobic attacksEyewitness News
    Xenophobia: Nigeria recalls envoys to South AfricaPremium Times
    Nigeria recalls envoy to South Africa over attacks on foreignersBusiness Insider
    The Guardian Nigeria
    all 62 news articles »


  4. Nigerian Publisher, Toyin Akinosho, flees Nigeria after escaping assassination - Premium Times

    Premium Times

    Nigerian Publisher, Toyin Akinosho, flees Nigeria after escaping assassination
    Premium Times
    The Publisher of Africa Oil and Gas Report, a magazine focusing on the petroleum sector, Toyin Akinosho, has fled Nigeria, following threats to his life, supposedly on account of scathing revelations about the corruption in the industry published by ...
    Did Oil Companies Try To Kill Top Nigeria Journalist? Toyin Akinosho Flees ...The Inquisitr
    Why Nigeria's Foremost Publisher, Akinosho Fled NigeriaNAIJ.COM
    The Petroleum Sector Growls: Oil and Gas Publisher Flees Nigeria After ...Nigerian Bulletin

    all 4 news articles »


  5. Boko Haram In Nigeria Runs Out Of Weapons, Ammunition As Nigerian Army ... - International Business Times

    International Business Times

    Boko Haram In Nigeria Runs Out Of Weapons, Ammunition As Nigerian Army ...
    International Business Times
    Nigerian special forces prepare to fight Boko Haram in Diffa, March 26, 2015. The country's army has reportedly severed Boko Haram's access to arms suppliers, forcing the insurgents to resort to less sophisticated weaponry. REUTERS/Joe Penney.
    Nigeria military says still in Boko Haram stronghold despite minesReuters
    Nigerian Military Enter 'Final Stages' of Boko Haram OffensiveNewsweek
    Nigerian troops encounter landmines in forest stronghold of Boko HaramTelegraph.co.uk
    BBC News -Huffington Post -Leadership Newspapers
    all 337 news articles »


  6. Taraba voters reject Nigeria's first female governor - The News

    The News

    Taraba voters reject Nigeria's first female governor
    The News
    Senator Aisha Jummai Al-Hassan, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the north eastern Nigerian state of Taraba has been muscled out of the governorship race in the state, by her male rival, Darius Ishaku of the Peoples Democratic Party.
    INEC Declares Ishaku winner of Taraba Gubernatorial RaceThe Guardian Nigeria
    Hopes dashed as Mama Taraba is defeated in TarabaPremium Times
    Will Nigeria Have Its First Female Governor?The Guardian
    Nigerian Bulletin
    all 35 news articles »


  7. Team Nigeria Struggles In Mauritius - The Guardian Nigeria

    The Guardian Nigeria

    Team Nigeria Struggles In Mauritius
    The Guardian Nigeria
    But Nigeria nearly missed participation in this year's edition in Mauritius, following 'serious' financial challenge. Apart from arriving late at the venue, the team was forced to cut down the number of athletes from 27 to 12. Only three officials ...



  8. Government To Relinguish Stake In NSE After Demutualisation - The Guardian Nigeria

    The Guardian Nigeria

    Government To Relinguish Stake In NSE After Demutualisation
    The Guardian Nigeria
    WITH the Demutualisation of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, the government may relinguish 51 per cent of its share to the Nigerian public. To this end, stakeholders in the capital market have applauded the move saying it would help to restore the ...



  9. IMF Recommends Policy Continuity, Subsidy Removal For Nigeria - The Guardian Nigeria

    The Guardian Nigeria

    IMF Recommends Policy Continuity, Subsidy Removal For Nigeria
    The Guardian Nigeria
    ONE of the major hindrances to economic advancement of many African countries is policy summersault, especially as occasioned by regime change. This became more pronounced in the case of Nigeria, where each new government would prefer to begin ...

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  10. Church Of Nigeria, Anglican Communion Consecrates Three Bishops - The Guardian Nigeria

    Church Of Nigeria, Anglican Communion Consecrates Three Bishops
    The Guardian Nigeria
    ernest onuoha 1 TODAY, all roads lead to All Saints Cathedral Church Onitsha in Anambra State for the consecration of three new Bishops for the Church of Nigeria, (Anglican Communion). It is heartwarming to note that the incumbent Bishop and the host ...



     
    
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    1. Abuja Recalls Top Envoys to South Africa [Leadership] The federal government has recalled its high commissioner to South Africa, Martin Cobham, and his deputy, Uche Okeke, to protest the continued attacks by South Africans on Nigerians and other foreigners in the former apartheid enclave.

    2. We Don't Blame Nigeria for Boko Haram, Says Pretoria [SA Govt] The South African Government takes note that the outgoing Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has recalled its Acting High Commissioner to South Africa.

    3. Explosion Hits Jos [Vanguard] There has been an explosion in a Nigerian Army facility in Jos, Plateau State.

    4. South Africa's Envoy Explains... [Guardian] Mr. Lulu Louis Mnguni, is South Africa's High commissioner to Nigeria. In a chat with ABOSEDE MUSARI, he explains what is being done by his government to salvage the situation generated by the recent xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals in South Africa.

    5. Explosion Hits Jos Barracks [Daily Trust] Jos -An explosion has occurred at a Nigerian Army facility at the 3 Armed Division in Rukuba, near Jos, Plateau State but casualty figures are yet to be ascertained.

    6. Keshi's Return, Any Hope for S'eagles? [Independent (Lagos)] Lagos -There is the saying that, "You don't learn how to use the left hand at old age," or "A leopard cannot change its spots." These proverbs mean that a person cannot change his character after becoming an adult.

    7. INEC, PDP Still Compiling Rivers Election Results, APC Alleges [Independent (Lagos)] Lagos -Several days after elections in Rivers State, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in collusion with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was still compiling results in the state.

    8. Boko Haram - EU to Support Borno Children With N325 Million [Independent (Lagos)] Abuja -The European Union (EU) has approved a grant of N325 million for community-based psychosocial support and protection of children and adolescents in Borno State.

    9. Rivers APC, INEC Bicker Over Access to Election Materials [Guardian] The All Progressives Congress and Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, in Rivers State, have bickered over access to electoral materials used for the April 11 elections.

    10. Bomb Rocks Army Barracks in Plateau [Premium Times] An explosion has occurred at a military facility in Plateau State with yet unknown number of casualties, witnesses and a security source said.

    11. Lagos PDP Chieftain Hails Akpabio, Udom Over A'ibom Gov Poll [Independent (Lagos)] Lagos -Prince Don Ekefre, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, has praised the out-going governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio, for working hard to ensure the success of Udom Emmanuel in the just-concluded governorship election in the state.

    12. Two Soldiers Killed in Jos Army Barracks Explosion [Independent (Lagos)] An explosion, which went off at the headquarters of the Third Armoured Division, Maxwell Khobe Cantonment, located at Bassa Local Government Council of Plateau State on Saturday has left two soldiers dead, while another soldier sustained serious injuries.

    13. Private Investors Boosts Medical Diagnostics in Nigeria [Independent (Lagos)] A group of private investors led by foremost entrepreneur, Professor Pat Utomi, have staked resources into medical healthcare, as they formally unveiled Afriglobal Medicare, a high-profile diagnostic outfit, in Lagos.

    14. Igbobi College Pledges to Improve On Achievements [Independent (Lagos)] Lagos -Chairman of the Board of Governors (BOG) of Igbobi College, Yaba, Lagos, Dr. Mrs. Olufemi Ogunsanya, has assured that the 83-year-old school will continue to improve on its past achievements.

    15. Ajero's NLC Moves to Woo Buhari [Independent (Lagos)] Joe Ajero's faction of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said it plans to hold a pre-Workers' Day rally in the country to sensitise the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari on some urgent needs of Nigerians.

    16. The APC Surprise in Benue [Independent (Lagos)] As the 2015 elections approached, People'sDemocratic Party's (PDP's) spin-doctors had good reasons to place Benue State firmly under the grip of the biggest party in Africa.

    17. Group Flays Influx of Ex-Governors to Senate [Independent (Lagos)] Abuja -A legislative advocacy group, Friends in the Gap Advocacy Initiative (FGAI), has criticised the continued influx of former governors to the Senate, describing the trend as unhealthy for the nation's democracy.

    18. Between Awolowo and Tinubu [Independent (Lagos)] It has become seemingly pervasive among some overzealous political activists to seek to compare Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Governor Emeritus of Lagos State and National Leader of the ruling party in-waiting, the All Progressives Congress (APC), with Chief Obafemi Awolowo, the late Premier of the defunct Western Region. Such comparison has not only led to some hazy conclusions, but also tend to unduly obfuscate the peculiarities of the dynamics that separate Awolowo politics from that of the present era. Su

    19. Fans Connect With Chivita At Match Viewing Centre [Independent (Lagos)] In a bid to re-emphasize and add flavour to the partnership between Chivita and famed football club, Manchester United, Chi Limited, makers of the leading fruit juice brand at the weekend, held a free screening of the football match between Manchester United and Chelsea FC.

    20. Needed! a More Responsive National Sports Commission [Independent (Lagos)] Lagos -The National Sports Commission (NSC) was created in December 2006 and has witnessed some reviews lately to make it effective and responsive to the yearnings of the sports fraternity in the country.

    21. Common Entrance - 86,000 Jostle for 24,000 Spaces [Independent (Lagos)] Abuja -No fewer than 86,365 candidates seeking admission into any of the Unity Colleges across the federation sat for the annual National Common Entrance Examination at various centres nationwide on Saturday.

    22. Dela - Women With Large Heart for Underprivilege [Independent (Lagos)] Though they were all gorgeously dressed in well-tailored purple cord-lace attires, they all looked ravishingly beautiful, wearing broad smiles.

    23. Ofoyenu Wins Parallel Delta NLC Election [Independent (Lagos)] Asaba -The Delta State chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has elected David Ofoyeno, a member of the National Union of Local Government Employee (NULGE), as chairman.

    24. Wapp Unveils Revelations From Study On Pesticide Use in Nigeria [Independent (Lagos)] The West Africa Agricultural Productivity Programme (WAPP) has unveiled revelations from the Baseline studies that were carried out in nine states on the present status of the use, registration and regulation of pesticides in Nigeria.

    25. Taekwondo Federation Mourns Patron Chukwumerije [Independent (Lagos)] Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF) has described the death of its patron, Senator Uche Chukwumerije as a big loss to the sport in Nigeria.

    26. We Won't Disappoint Kaduna People, Say APC Chietain [Independent (Lagos)] Kaduna -Chairman, Kaduna State All Progressives Congress (APC) Transition Committee, Balarabe Abbas Lawal, at the weekend said the committee would not disappoint the people of the state after taking over from Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) come May 29.

    27. Hunters Task Buhari On Rule of Law [Independent (Lagos)] Lagos -The National Hunters Association of Nigeria, Ikorodu Chapter, Lagos, has charged President-elect Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that everybody in the country obeys the law, irrespective of position or party affiliation, in order to fight corruption effectively during his tenure.

    28. Tennis - Nigerian Stars Perfect Strategies for Abuja Open [Independent (Lagos)] Lagos. -No fewer than three top tennis players in Nigeria have confirmed their participation in the maiden edition of the Tombim Abuja Open.

    29. Man, 28, Killed in Nasarawa Over Tussle for Girl Friend [Independent (Lagos)] The police in Nasarawa State on Saturday confirmed the killing of one Yusuf Salihu, 28, by another man in an apparent tussle over a girl friend in Akwanga Local Government Area of the state.

    30. 'Why Buhari Must Ensure Peace in Nigeria' [Independent (Lagos)] Lagos -Human rights activists have called on the President-elect, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari, to ensure that Nigeria remains as one peaceful and indivisible country after May 29 handover date.

    Naijajists.com

    1. Mercy Aigbe’s Mag Divas Boutique Hiring Sales Manager Living In Ojodu/Ogba Lagos
    2. Photos: Hon. Desmond Elliott Returns To Set With Kelvin Ikeduba & Kiki Omeili
    3. Funke Akindele Joins Nollywood Actresses Using Skin Bleaching Cream
    4. Ini Edo Called An Harlot For Wearing Mini Dress To 33rd Birthday Party, 2 Women Walked Out On Her
    5. Photos: The Day Uche Jombo’s Bestie’s Birthday Turns Baby, Money Shower
    6. Uche Jombo Overdue, Her Baby Due Date Has Passed – Colleague
    7. Omotola Jalade Heads To South Africa, Speaks About ONE Campaign Ambassadorial Role
    8. Yemi Blaq Denies He’s Dating Juliet Ibrahim, Says Wife Tells Him To Kiss Mercy Johnson & Rita Dominic
    9. Photos: Ini Edo Wears Mini Dress To 33rd Birthday Party In VI Lagos
    10. Nollywood Actress Mary Adufe Says Producers Still Sleeping With Actresses, Narrates Her Ordeal
    11. Photos: Tonto Dikeh Burns Fake Designer Bags After Dencia Promises To Pay Pearl Chuks
    12. Close Up Deal: Sanyeri, Odunlade Adekola, Femi Adebayo, Muyiwa Ademola Smile To The Bank
    13. Photos: Uche Ogbodo Returns To Nollywood With Liz Benson & Fredrick Leonard


    14. Photos: Explosion At Allen Gas In Isolo Lagos Killed 10, Several Injured
    15. Photo: Man Who Killed Neigbour In Lagos Last Sunday Says He’s Possessed By Evil Spirit
    16. Fatal Accident On Benin Warri Highway: 4 Killed While Traveling For Burial
    17. 2 Nigerian Soldiers Killed In Ammunition Explosion Accident In Jos Plateau State
    18. Photos: Fatal Accident In Ikorodu Lagos..Container Fell & Crushed 2 Vehicles, 4 Killed, Several Injured
    19. Mum Of Orekoya Boys Kidnapper, Esther Adeyemi Says Dad, A Police CSO Killed During Ife & Modakeke War
    20. Married Pastor Turned Facebook Scammer Arrested In Enugu For Duping Single Lady
    21. Blind Survivors Of Malokun goddess Revenge Attack In Ode Irele Ondo State Lament On Hospital Bed
    22. Photos: Police Tortured Transgender Woman Veronica Bolina In Brazilian Prison For Attacking Neighbour
    23. Malawi Closed Down All South African Businesses Over Xenophobia & Illegal Deportation
    24. Inside Sambisa Forest: Nigerian Military Releases Video Of Troops Exiting Boko Haram Stronghold
    25. Gombe APC Politician Affan Abuya Says Police Planning To Assassinate Him For Supporting Buhari
    26. Early Morning Jogger Stabbed To Death In Badagry Lagos, Killers Dumped Corpse Near Church
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    25 killed in Syria regime strikes in Idlib province At least 25 people were killed on Sunday in Syrian government air strikes on the rebel-held town of Darkush in northwestern Idlib province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said. The Britain-based group said women and children were among the dead in the strikes, which came a day after the regime lost control of

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    The All Progressives Congress candidate in the just-concluded governorship election in Taraba State, Sen. Aisha Alhassan, has rejected the results of the poll as announced by INEC on Sunday. Addressing a press conference in Jalingo, shortly after the announcement of the results, Alhassan described the entire elections process as a “daylight robbery” and said the… [Read More…]

    Kwara PDP inaugurates five committees for repositioning The Peoples Democratic Party in Kwara has set up five committees to reposition the party after its defeat in the April 11 governorship election. Dr Rex Olawoye, Publicity Secretary of the party said in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Ilorin. He said the committees were set up after Saturday’s meeting

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    Toll mounts as Nepal searches for earthquake survivors Rescuers in Nepal are searching for survivors of a magnitude 7.8 quake that killed nearly 2,000, including 17 on Everest, digging through rubble in the devastated capital, Kathmandu. Residents of Kathmandu were jolted by a fresh magnitude 6.7 aftershocks on Sunday that compounded the worst disaster to hit the Himalayan nation in more than 80

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    Africa Vaccination Week: Board targets 14,000 IDPs in FCT The FCT Primary Health Care Development Board, said on Saturday that 14,000 Internally Displaced Persons in seven camps in the territory would benefit from its free medical outreach. The Executive Secretary of the board, Dr Rilwanu Muhammad, made this known in Abuja during the inauguration of the April 2015 National Immunisation plus Days organised to

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    Violence erupts in Baltimore over death in police custody Thousands of people marched through downtown Baltimore on Saturday to protest the unexplained death of a black man in police custody but the demonstrations turned violent when some protesters threw metal objects at officers and broke windows. Saturday’s protests began peacefully, with at least 2,000 demonstrators marching to City Hall for a rally, the biggest

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    3. Do plug-in devices pose a threat to IT security? Plugging in peripheral devices into work computers and other assets like printers is pretty commonplace in today’s businesses, even across Africa. Employees in a lot of companies literally have free reign to plug in whatever they want – be it a smartphone...

    4. New online job portal launches in Cameroon According to online portal Everjobs, it has now launched Cameroon’s latest online job portal. During a press conference, Co-founder and Managing Director for Africa, Eric Lauer introduced the company officially to the public. According to Lauer,...

    5. Kenya: CA approves mobile operators to test 4G technology Airtel Kenya and Orange Kenya have received regulatory approval to begin testing 4G technology on their networks. The authorisation by the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) means they can begin to launch the service commercially. Safaricom has...

    6. Xenophobia: MTN denies Abuja attack According to various reports, MTN’s regional office in Abuja ceased operations on Wednesday 22 April 2015, following alleged attacks by irate youths protesting the on-going xenophobic attacks in South Africa; however, the operator has now denied these...

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    8. How safe is eCommerce globally and in Africa? Check Point Software Technologies has revealed that its Malware and Vulnerability Research Group recently discovered a critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in eBay’s Magento web eCommerce platform, affecting nearly 200 000 online shops around...

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    11. African leaders need to “leapfrog the shackles of convention” experts say International experts will call for African leaders to “leapfrog the shackles of convention” at a major education conference next month, in order to ensure that African economic growth is sustained by adequately trained young people. The programme for...

    12. Rwandan girls urged to take up studies and careers in ICT The Minister of Youth and ICT, Jean Philbert Nsengimana, has called on Rwandan girls to take up studies and careers in ICT as these offer a chance for them to enhance their skills and tackle unemployment challenges. Minister Nsengimana made the call in a...

    13. Airtel Africa reveals new MD for Chad operation Bharti Airtel Africa has announced the appointment of Anwar Soussa as Managing Director for Airtel Chad. Soussa, whose appointment will take effect from May 1st 2015, will be a key part of building the company’s strategic leadership and day to day...

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    15. South Africa: BCX unveils MyWorld of Tomorrow Africa 2015 Business Connexion unveiled its second annual, MyWorld of Tomorrow Africa 2015 Conference and Exhibition, which has been given the theme “An African Evolution of Technology and Innovation” at an Innovation Breakfast, which took place at the Michelangelo...

    16. Device users think passwords are of no value to cyber criminals One in five Internet users, in South Africa, assume their passwords are of no value to cyber criminals, according to a survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International. However, passwords are the keys to the account holders’ personal data, private...

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    2. Office sharing: APC leaders to finalise position on Tuesday   The leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC will this Tuesday finalise the office sharing formula ahead of the May 29 inauguration of the… ...

    3. Imo re-run: 25 INEC officials nabbed for thumb printing ballot papers Not fewer than 25 officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC were yesterday arrested in various polling booths in Oru East Local Government Areas… ...

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