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    1. We are deeply concerned about Sowore's detention ― U.S The United States Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor has joined voices to express discontent at Nigeria’s ...

    2. BWW Review: ABBA: SUPER TROUPERS – THE EXHIBITION, The O2 Further testament to the band's ability to touch lives with their music, there's also a case full of fan mail sent to the ...

    3. Yobe suspends traditional ruler for defiling a 6-year-old boy Yobe State governor Mai Mala Buni has directed the suspension of the district Head of Fannami Ward, Lawan Mari from Bade ...

    4. World: #LandmineFree2025: Oslo Review Conference on a Mine-Free World Nigeria, which was declared free of mines in 2011, said it has been experiencing the “tragic consequences of the production and use of anti-personnel mines of an improvised nature by non-state actors.

    5. Regina Daniels Shows Her Cooking Skill, Prepares Okro Soup - Celebrities Nollywood actress Regina Daniels who got married some months ago to Hon. Ned Nwoko reveals one of her skills most people have no clue about which is her cooking skills. In this video she walks into ...

    6. Ufot Ekaette: Garlands for a rare patriot In that brief encounter, Ekaette did not ask me where I came from and which political party I belonged but simply wanted to ...

    7. Technology innovations key to Nigeria’s development – Omo-Agege DEPUTY President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo Agege said on Sunday that Nigeria must accelerate advancements in technology ...

    8. 35 Times! Messi Overtakes Ronaldo As The Player With Most Hat-tricks In La Liga - Sports The Argentinean striker's three goals against Mallorca saw the Barcelona man overtake his old adversary. Leo Messi overtook Cristiano Ronaldo as the player with the most hat-tricks in LaLiga, as he ...

    9. Ekiti governor congratulates SIEC, newly elected councils chairmen The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated the newly elected chairmen and councillors of the 16 local ...

    10. Ruth Ujah Ruchina, Queen Of Unity Nigeria In New Photos - Celebrities Young and vibrant Nigeria Model, Beauty Queen, Philanthropist and impact-humanitarian, Queen Ujah Ruth, popularly reffered as "Ruchina", has xrayed her achievements, prospects and visionary mission in ...

    11. ICYMI: Every subsequent election gets worse in Nigeria — Ndoma-Egba It seeks to enthrone accountability in Nigeria’s public life. It was supposed to be a veritable weapon in the hands of the ...

    12. Moses Simon grabs assist as Nantes edge past Dijon The Nigeria international set up the only goal in the encounter to help the Canaries secure victory at Stade de la Beaujoire ...

    13. APC Clears All Chairmanship Seats In Ekiti Council Poll, PDP Calls For Cancellation The All progressives congress APC has cleared all the 16 chairmanship seats in Saturday’s Local Government election in Ekiti ...

    14. Corpers Mob Naira Marley At Ogun NYSC Camp (Video) - Celebrities The Nigerian singer, Naira Marley who visited Ogun State NYSC camp was rushed by the corp members.

    15. Nigeria’s democracy not ‘irreversible,’ Fayemi warns Two Nigerian state governors on Friday in the United Kingdom assessed 20 years of democracy in Nigeria and returned a verdict ...

    16. Juice Wrld Dies Aged 21 After Suffering A Seizure At Chicago Airport - Celebrities Rapper Juice Wrld has died aged 21 after suffering a reported seizure at Chicago's Midway airport Sunday morning. The up and coming star was bleeding from the mouth when medics arrived, according to ...

    17. Who Was Russell Bufalino? The True Story of The Irishman Character Martin Scorsese's The Irishman (which debuted on Netflix last week) is full of real-life figures, including Jimmy Hoffa and ...

    18. Cardi B Bought Huge Bags Of Supplies For A Nigerian Orphanage During Her First Visit To Africa “Gotta thank the ladies and the gentlemen that nurtured these kids that need just a little bit of more love and protection ...


    1. Africa in the news: Namibia, Guinea-Bissau, Sudan, and Nigeria updates   Brookings Institution
    2. Cardi B is set to perform for the first time in Nigeria and Ghana   CNN
    3. Nigeria DSS re-arrests Omoyele Sowore one day after bail release   Quartz Africa
    4. Cardi B Shares Every Moment of Her First Wild Night in Nigeria   Billboard
    5. Nigeria: ICC investigation in Nigeria now inevitable, further delay a waste of time   Amnesty International
    6. Nigeria's Feud With INGOs Is a Gift to Boko Haram. It Must End   ReliefWeb
    7. Pirates kidnap 19 crew members from Greek tanker off Nigeria   Reuters
    8. Nigeria's parliament passes record budget for 2020   Aljazeera.com
    9. Moody’s Warns Nigeria Its Reliance on Hot Money Is Damaging Its Economy   Bloomberg
    10. Nigerian Journalist Yele Sowore Arrested Amid Courtroom Incident   CBS New York
    11. News Nigeria: Bills on hate speech and social media are dangerous attacks on freedom of expression   Amnesty International
    12. Chaos Ensues as Nigerian Secret Police Rearrest Buhari Critic   Bloomberg
    13. Bringing Nigeria's rich tradition of wrestling and boxing to the world stage   CNN
    14. Nigeria files fraud charge in bid to overturn nearly $10 billion penalty   Reuters
    15. Fleeing conflict but finding hunger in northwestern Nigeria   Al Jazeera English
    16. Police in Croatia deport Nigerian table tennis players to Bosnia   The Guardian
    17. Polio Eradication: Africa Regional Certification Commission begins verification visit to Nigeria   ReliefWeb
    18. Africa Roundup: Nigerian fintech gets $360M, mints unicorn, draws Chinese VC   TechCrunch
    19. The Future Awards is celebrating Nigeria's young talent   CNN
    20. Nigerian students experience a nightmare in Croatia   DW (English)
    21. Person diagnosed with monkeypox in England after visiting Nigeria   The Guardian
    22. Nigerian fintech startup Migo raises $20m, plans Brazil expansion   Quartz Africa
    23. Nigeria: Pipeline explosion death toll climbs to 7   Anadolu Agency
    24. Power Outages Are A Big Problem For Nigeria's Booming Tech Startups : Goats and Soda   NPR
    25. Nigeria Yet to Make Contact With Pirates Holding Oil Tanker Crew   Bloomberg
    26. Nigerian table tennis players wrongfully arrested in Croatia and forced across border into Bosnia   The Telegraph
    27. Under-Threat Nigerian Banks Edge Closer to Lending Target   Bloomberg
    28. Nigeria admits border closure causing pain but...   Journalducameroun.com - English
    29. Lagos: Deaths feared after oil pipeline explodes in Nigerian city   Sky News
    30. Nigeria Will Have 25% of World’s Poor Without Reforms, Bank Says   Bloomberg
    31. Cyriel Dessers: Dutch league's leading scorer opts for Nigeria   BBC News
    32. How does Nigeria's economy and politics affect its startups?   Quartz Africa
    33. Pirates Hijack Fully Loaded Supertanker Off Nigeria, Kidnapping 19 Crew   Insurance Journal
    34. Nigeria files fraud claims in bid to overturn $9bn P&ID award   Irish Times
    35. Nigeria Seeks $3 Billion From World Bank to Tackle Power Crisis   Bloomberg
    36. Shell Wins Oil Spill Court Case Against Nigeria   OilPrice.com
    37. Distorted narratives about Islamic schools deflect ugly truths about Nigerian society   The Conversation Africa
    38. Nigeria on the brink: only one solution – socialist revolution   In Defence of Marxism
    39. Menendez Condemns Re-arrest of NJ Journalist in Nigeria   InsiderNJ
    40. Nigeria to Allow More Payment Providers to Boost Banking Access   Bloomberg
    41. Islamic centers and churches in Nigeria hold thousands of mental health patients in chains, rights group says   CNN
    42. Dutch Company to Light a Million Nigerian Homes With Solar   Bloomberg
    43. Nigeria launches first sex offender register   The Guardian
    44. How Nigeria got so good at winning Scrabble   Quartz Africa
    45. Sahara Reporters Sowore face of Nigeria's shrinking press freedom   Quartz Africa
    46. Anthony Joshua honoured Nigerian legend Fela Kuti as he walked into the boxing ring in Saudi   The National
    47. Fears over crackdown on free speech as Nigeria refuses to release prominent journalist   CNN
    48. Bronze cockerel to be returned to Nigeria by Cambridge college   The Guardian
    49. New Nigeria fake news law raises censorship fears   The Washington Post
    50. Diaspora Nigerians Protest At World Bank; Petition FBI Over Bribery Allegations   SaharaReporters.com
    51. 'No reason' for forcing Nigerian man to leave wife, infant daughter in Canada: lawyer   CBC.ca
    52. Forced Displacement (December 2019)   ReliefWeb
    53. Kehinde Lijadu, 71, Outspoken Nigerian Songwriter, Is Dead   The New York Times
    54. ‘Climate of fear’: Nigeria intensifies crackdown on journalists   The Guardian
    55. Court Date For N.J. Man Held In Nigeria   CBS New York
    56. Amaju Pinnick wants England U21 star Ebere Eze to 'improve' Nigeria   BBC News
    57. Croatia 'wrongly deports' Nigerian table tennis players to Bosnia   Al Jazeera English
    58. Nigeria’s Innoson: making cars or selling a feeling?   The Africa Report
    59. Nigeria: Sowore, Bakare and Jalingo declared Prisoners of Conscience   Amnesty International
    60. What’s in store for Nigeria as Buhari launches interventionist second term?   Financial Times
    61. Chevron is trying to sell two Nigerian businesses   Aljazeera.com
    62. Market analysts assess Nigeria’s oil and non-oil economic prospects   Financial Times
    63. Nigerians Should Say No to Social Media Bill   Human Rights Watch
    64. Nigeria’s Interswitch confirms $1B valuation after Visa investment   TechCrunch
    65. Boko Haram's 10-year reign in Nigeria has been devastating   Quartz Africa
    66. Bishop Kukah: Nigerians must resist totalitarian Social Media Bill   Vatican News
    67. Nigerian Starbucks’ copycat launches Happy Coffee   Financial Times
    68. Hong Kong-flagged oil tanker attacked by pirates off Nigeria, 19 kidnapped   South China Morning Post
    69. Reinhard Bonnke: Evangelist who drew millions in Africa dies at 79   BBC News
    70. FG to introduce new visa regime to boost economy   The Punch
    71. 18 Indians on board Hong-Kong vessel kidnapped off Nigerian coast   India Today
    72. A border patrol force is unlikely to solve Nigeria's smuggling problem   The Conversation US
    73. Lion removed from house opposite school in Lagos, Nigeria   BBC News
    74. Nigeria retains 95,000 slots for pilgrims in 2020 hajj – NAHCON   Pulse Nigeria
    75. Nigerian Manufacturing Wins Big From Central Bank’s Credit Push   Bloomberg
    76. Nigeria's Progress Slow in Fight Against Gender-Based Violence   VOA News
    77. Nigeria: Despite Court Order, Activist Still Held   Human Rights Watch
    78. Transforming A 91-year-Old Colonial Hotel In Northern Nigeria   Forbes Africa
    79. PalmPay launches in Nigeria on $40M round led by China’s Transsion   TechCrunch
    80. Imam Zakzaky: How Nigerian cleric became a pawn in Gulf power struggle   Middle East Eye
    81. Pirates kidnap 19 seafarers from VLCC Nave Constellation off Nigeria   Seatrade Maritime News
    82. Nigeria's Oscar Disqualification Sparks Push for Films in Native Languages   VOA News
    83. OPEC+ Cuts Are Good For Nigeria, Minister Sylva Says   Bloomberg
    84. Bonnke will be missed by Nigerians, PFN says   The Punch
    85. Abuse and torture of mental health patients ‘rife’ across Nigeria, says report   The Guardian
    86. Nigeria's Risky New Oil Revenue Plan   Stratfor Worldview
    87. The Nigerian Activist Whose Death Shamed Shell   Jacobin magazine
    88. Nigeria's ex-attorney general arrested in Dubai over oil deal   Aljazeera.com
    89. Nigeria's Leon Balogun says fight against racism is a collective responsibility   BBC News
    90. Dara Oladosu, Nigerian software developer gets a job offer from Twitter   CNN
    91. Omoyele Sowore: Anger over detention of Nigerian journalist   BBC News
    92. Nigerian club FC Ifeanyi Ubah's bus attacked by armed robbers   BBC News
    93. Meet The Dozie Brothers: Two Nigerians Building A Better Bank For Africa   Forbes
    94. Internet fraud: Nigerian scammer 'pulls off $1m heist' from prison   BBC News
    95. Nigeria: Allen Onyema, CEO of Air Peace, chased by US justice   The Africa Report
    96. Exorcising 'ghost workers' saves Nigerian state millions of dollars   The Business Times
    97. Abu Azeez, Nigeria’s orchestrator   FIFA.com
    98. Nigerian entrepreneur Temie Giwa-Tubosun wins Jack Ma's African business hero award   CNN
    99. Nigeria's 1st Oscar Entry 'Lionheart' Is Disqualified   NPR
    100. Is counter-terrorism killing humanitarian action in Nigeria? | MSF   Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International
    1. Sowore: Nigeria cannot afford to watch the making of another insurgency – Presidency Sowore called for a revolution to overthrow the democratically elected government of Nigeria. He did so on television, and ...

    2. Too many sins, responsible for Nigeria’s woes – Ayodele The country is good, the only thing that is bad in Nigeria is the crop of leaders we have today. Many are saying Nigeria will ...

    3. Nigeria joins 12 others to assess numeracy Nigeria and 12 other countries in the global south completed a numeracy assessment last weekend to determine how well ...

    4. Stakeholders canvass connectivity of transportation systems A representative of the Executive Secretary, Nigeria Shippers’ Council, Mr. Nanle Nanbol in his paper titled “Inland ...

    5. Northern youths have commenced unification of Nigeria, says President, veteran journalists THE youths in the northern part of Nigeria operating under the umbrella of Arewa Youth Council have commenced the process of ...

    6. 2023: Adopt Falae/Obasanjo model, VON DG appeals to APC, PDP A chieftain of the All Prrpgessives Congress (APC) and Director General, Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu, on Sunday, ...

    7. Nigeria church leaders mourn Bonnke Bonnke, the founder of Christ For All Nations (CFAN) organised many mass crusades across major cities in Nigeria for over 30 ...

    8. Concern rises over Nigeria’s cyber space The data of many Nigerians entrusted with organisations and individuals are daily compromised. This has increased worries ...

    9. Bonnke: His death is a loss to Nigeria, the who of Africa — Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has described the death of world renowned evangelist, Reinhard Bonnke, as a particular loss for ...

    10. Obaseki tasks intending Christian pilgrims on building a new Nigeria The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has tasked intending Christian pilgrims in the state to allow their experience ...

    11. The dwindling foreign investment in Nigeria THERE is anxiety of the dwindling foreign direct investment in Nigeria going by the recent statistics by the Nigeria Bureau ...

    12. Aribo: Why I chose Nigeria over England GLASGOW Rangers midfielder Joe Aribo has revealed why he decided to play for Nigeria’s Super Eagles. The 23-year-old player ...

       
      

      1. U.S. Expresses 'Deep Concern' About Sowore's Arrest [Premium Times] The U.S. government has said it is 'deeply concerned' by the rearrest of Omoyele Sowore by the State Security Service (SSS).

      2. DSS Says Sowore's Rearrest Video Mischief, Propaganda [Daily Trust] The Department of State Services (DSS) says circulation of a video on attempt to rearrest Omoyele Sowore, the convener of the RevolutionNow protest in a courtroom, was a mischief.

      3. Distorted Narratives About Islamic Schools Deflect Ugly Truths About Nigerian Society [The Conversation Africa] Recent reports about the mistreatment of children in Nigeria included news reports of "torture houses" at Islamic schools in a number of states. The catchy news headlines came close to invoking mass hysteria by linking events at the schools to kidnapping, child begging, Boko Haram and Nigeria's reported 10 million "out of school" children.

      4. Boko Haram - ICC May Open War Crime Investigations in Nigeria Next Year [Premium Times] The International Criminal Court (ICC) may open investigations into alleged rights abuses in the decade-long Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria, Netsanet Belay, Amnesty International's Research and Advocacy Director, has said.

      5. #weekfortruth - Dubawa Raises Nationwide Awareness On Fact-Checking [Premium Times] Nigeria's foremost fact-checking platform, Dubawa, has embarked on a weeklong event aimed at educating Nigerians on combating disinformation and stopping the spread of false information through fact-checking.

      6. The Import of Air Peace On Nigeria's Aviation Sector [This Day] Sopuru Uwadiegwu

      7. How to Stop Killing of State Agents [This Day] Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, last week read riot act to the people of the state, who were quick to attacking and killing agents of the State on grounds not tenable in the estimation of right thinking people. This, of course, followed the killing of an official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Mr. Ola Oyeshina Ganiu by two suspects, Akere and Ogungbe.

      8. Melaye Versus Adeyemi - Battle Shifts to Court [This Day] The Kogi West senatorial election might have been won and lost, but the next phase of the battle has shifted to the courtroom, where Senators Dino Melaye and Smart Adeyemi have to seek authentication or otherwise of their mandate, Ibrahim Oyewale reports

      9. EFCC Probes NPC Directors for Alleged 280m Contract Scam [This Day] Adedayo Akinwale ín Abuja

      10. Citing Violence, PDP Rejects Ekiti Council Poll [This Day] The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) SAaturday rejected the outcome of local government election in Ekiti State, noting that the election was riddled with electoral malpractice and violence in different parts of the state.

      11. Adeduntan - Promoting Ethics Key to Sustainability of Institutions [This Day] The Chief Executive Officer, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan has said promoting ethics is critical not just to the reputation of the bank, but also the sustainability of financial institutions in the country.

      12. How SSS Deceived Court, Rearrested Sowore [Premium Times] On Thursday, a federal judge ordered the State Security Service to release Omoyele Sowore, the Sahara Reporters publisher, and Olawale Bakare, his co-accused, within 24 hours.

      13. Court Invasion - Human Rights Commission Demands Prosecution SSS Officials [Premium Times] The National Human Rights Commission has called for the arrest and prosecution of all the security officials who invaded the Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday to rearrest Omoyele Sowore and his co-accused, Olawale Bakare.

      14. Sowore - Security Agents Who Stormed Abuja Court Must Be Arrested, Tried - Human Rights Commission [Daily Trust] The Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Barr. Tony Ojukwu, has called for the arrest of law enforcement officers who forcefully went into the courtroom to re-arrest the Publisher of SaharaReporters and human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore.

      15. How Ex-Zamfara Governor Yari Paid Self, Deputy N525 Million Two Days to Handover [Premium Times] When a former governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, wrote his successor, requesting for a N10 million monthly upkeep, in addition to his monthly pension as former governor, it generated a furore.

      16. Price of Bonny Light Leaps to $65.47 Per Barrel [Vanguard] ... As OPEC cuts output by 500, 000 bpd

      17. Tiwa Savage, Cardi B, Others Share Same Stage Tonight in Lagos [Vanguard] After weeks of excitement and anxiety it all goes down tonight at the first edition of the Livespot X Festival where American female rapper and Grammy awards-winning star, Cardi B will be the headliner alongside Nigeria's finest superstar singers. Perhaps, the biggest imagination running wild has been the prospect of having Nigeria's hottest, sexiest, female showstopper, Tiwa Savage and the American ex stripper strutt their stuff on the same stage.

      18. Sowore - Rein in DSS, Soyinka Tells Buhari [Daily Trust] Lagos -... condemns disrespect for court order

      19. Court Decides Bello's Fate in Alleged Double Registration Suit, January 20 [This Day] Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, will on January 20, 2020, decide the culpability or otherwise of Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello in an alleged double registration suit.

      20. $900,000 Grant - Niger Govt. to Sensitise Communities On Urban Policy [Vanguard] The Niger state government says it will commence sensitisation of stakeholders in communities across the 25 local government areas as part of preparation for the development of the state urban policy.

      21. Burna Boy Brightens Up Star Lager's All-New Campaign [Vanguard] As part of the launch of an all-new Star, which spots a new label and an improved taste, STAR Lager has launched an exciting campaign with Burna Boy starring in its key visual.

      22. I Will Protest If Burna Boy Does Not Win Grammy ― Ara [Vanguard] Beautiful Araola Olumuyiwa Akape, otherwise known as Ara, no doubt, deals in a craft that singles her out in the entertainment industry. But when Celebrity Diary chatted her up on WhatsApp, last Tuesday, she could not hide her joy when the issue of Burna Boys' nomination came up.

      23. Atiku Wants Probe Into DSS Court Invasion [Daily Trust] Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has demanded that an independent panel of inquiry be constituted to identify and probe those who invaded a Federal High Court yesterday in Abuja, and the maltreatment meted out to Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu.

      24. Nigerians in Diaspora Critical to National Development - Osinbajo [Daily Trust] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigerians in the Diaspora are critical in driving national development agenda.

      25. Samuel Onuigbo - I'm Not a Man of Cars or Buildings, I Focus On Developing People [This Day] Nature appears to have created him for the limelight and therefore imbued him with enhanced cerebral capacity. By his mien however, one may be tempted into taking him for granted until he speaks. Samuel Ifeanyichukwu Onuigbo has held several positions, including the Commissioner for Lands and Survey and later, Finance in Abia State. This two-time House of Representatives member spoke with Charles Ajunwa and Ahamefula Ogbu about his life, values and journey from being a village boy to playing the big league

      26. The Young Nigerian Artist That Rapt President Trump [This Day] SUPERSATURDAY STORY

      27. Politics in the National Assembly [This Day] Saturday comment2

      28. Bank Manager Bags 30 Months Jail Term for Issuing Loans Without Authorisation [This Day] Ernest Chinwo in Port Harcourt

      29. Abdulganiyu Olododo - National Assembly Not Appendage of the Executive [This Day] A member of the House of Representatives representing Ilorin East/Ilorin South Federal Constituency of Kwara State, Abdulganiyu Cook Olododo recently spoke with Hammed Shittu in Ilorin on a number of national and state political issues. Excerpts

      30. Cops, Civil Defence Personnel Held Over Bayelsa Missing N3.5m [This Day] Emmanuel Addeh in Yenagoa

        1. Rickety trucks will soon be history – Lagos waste managers
        2. Cattle herder arrested for killing farmer in Ogun
        3. FG closes Mile 2 – Apapa road for repairs, appeals for understanding
        4. Missing cash: Arrested NSCDC officials resume duty at Bayelsa Govt. House
        5. Gov. Obaseki signs 2020 Appropriation Bill of N179.2 billion
        6. Police declare three teenage girls missing in Akwa Ibom
        7. Ekiti LG Polls: One shot, as violence mars election
        8. Lekki residents protest against location of 5-storey school building in residential estate
        9. IPOB claims responsibility for attack on Amaechi in Spain
        10. Rice farmers union recovers N35 million FG loan in Niger
        11. UniJos graduates 11,431 students, 74 first-class, 97 PhDs
        12. Police arrest farmer for allegedly killing cattle herder
        13. Boko Haram: ICC may open war crime investigations in Nigeria next year
        14. Yobe: Gov Buni shocks returning commissioners as he allocates portfolios
        15. Yobe gov inaugurates 20 commissioners, special advisers
        16. How ex-Zamfara governor Yari paid self, deputy N525 million two days to handover
        17. Motorcyclist killed in Jigawa for causing cow’s injury
        18. Robbers’ new strategy to rob bank customers – Police
        19. 54% of NHIS 2019 approved budget released so far – Official
        20. NCDC confirms UK patient diagnosed with monkeypox ‘visited Nigeria’
        21. Polio Eradication: Nigeria hopeful as certification process begins
        22. Despite international interventions, child malnutrition still high in Borno
        23. INVESTIGATION: Why Lagos govt’s N5.6bn cardio-renal centre remains grounded, in terrible state
        24. INVESTIGATION: Inside Nigeria’s haven of fake medical reports, corrupt health officials
        25. NIPSS graduates executives who produced report on Nigeria’s Universal Health Coverage (LIVE UPDATES)
        Tech News

        1. 10 things you should know about the new Sony Alpha 9 II On Thursday, 5 December 2019, Sony launched the Alpha 9 II – a full-frame interchangeable lens camera that has been created specifically to support working professionals in the fields of sports photography and photojournalism – in South Africa. Building upon the legacy of Alpha 9, the new Alpha 9 II maintains ground-breaking speed performance...

        2. uKheshe achieves 300 000 users milestone in South Africa A year since launching, uKheshe, South African based microtransaction platform, announced this week that it has over 300 000 users to date – the company has now set its sights on a growing base of users and a diversified product offering covering cash...

        3. VIVO mobile makes its mark on South Africa VIVO mobile announced on Friday, 6 December 2019, that it will be launching premium devices at an accessible price point in South Africa. The global tech company, which already has an international footprint of over three hundred million users, will be making...

        4. Can you really trust your data? The ability to analyse data and derive insight from it is undeniably essential for any business today. However, when data is moved through various systems and manipulated in order to provide meaningful reports, there is also the potential for doubt to creep...

        5. Uber launches in Ivory Coast Uber announced on Friday, 6 December 2019, that it has successfully launched in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, to complement the existing transport infrastructure. “I’m excited to be launching Uber in Abidjan, especially with the support from government...

        6. Cell C and Explore Data Science Academy to upskill Data Scientists South African network provider, Cell C announced on Thursday, 5 December 2019, that it would launch ‘Cell C Data Scientists’ in partnership with Explore Data Science Academy. The partnership aims to provide funding and skills development to 24...

        7. Motorola launches its new One Hyper smartphone Earlier this week, Motorola launched its latest mid-range smartphone – the One Hyper. The LTE and WiFi capable device is set to run on the newest version of Google’s OS – Android 10 – and is currently only available in the US. The One...

        8. What a cyber car should look like: Tackling 2 major risks Tesla recently demonstrated its new electric pickup vehicle, dubbed “Cybertruck”, which has polarised public opinion. Some have stated it looks like a vehicle from a child’s sketch come to life, while others consider it to be a vision of the future....

        9. New Vox partnership links Africa with the Americas Integrated ICT and infrastructure provider, Vox announced that it is partnering with Angola Cables. This will see Vox gain remote peering access to the undersea South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) that links Africa with the Americas. “Vox currently makes use...

        10. Digital Retail Forum returns to Johannesburg in January 2020 The 2nd annual Digital Retail Forum is set to take place on the 29th of January 2020, at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg. The forum is hosted by IT News Africa, under the theme; Digital Disruption in Retail: Apocalypse or Revolution. Following a successful...

        11. 7 things telemedicine makes possible 43% of South Africa’s population lives in rural regions, with just one physician responsible for 7 700 people, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). With limited options, telemedicine has the potential to make healthcare far more accessible, as...

        12. Google founders step down Google cofounders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin have announced that they’re resigning from their day-to-day management roles at Alphabet. The pair will be succeeded by Sundar Pichai, the current CEO of Google, who will now have “oversight of the...

        13. 4 exciting ways IoT impacts automobiles The technological wave of the Internet of Things (IoT) is sweeping across all industries. This technology is enabling tech devices to collect, interpret, and share data with one another without the help or interference of humans. It independently studies our...

        14. uKheshe and Mastercard partner to bring mobile payments to the unbanked uKheshe, a locally developed financial inclusion platform, announced on Tuesday that it has further enhanced its offering to the unbanked by collaborating with Mastercard. The partnership aims to enable informal traders, street vendors and casual labourers to...

        15. Makro is now available on WhatsApp Retail giant, Makro announced on Wednesday, 4 December 2019, that shoppers at its 22 South African outlets and online store can now experience instant customer care and service by connecting with them directly via WhatsApp. Some of the features available in...

        16. Providing practical, scaleable solutions to South Africa’s technological skills deficit   We are well into the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), as evidenced by the digitisation of information and automation of most business functions. However, South Africa runs the risk of lagging behind on this, with one of the reasons being our...

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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