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    1. Hope Olusegun Serving 24yr Jail Term Still Involved In Internet Fraud - Crime The EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, has uncovered that Hope Olusegun Aroke a convicted internet fraudster currently serving a 24 ...

    2. Man Stabs His Younger Brother To Death Over N500 - Crime A middle aged man is currently on the run after stabbing his younger brother to death at Tokunbo house, Kamoru street, Orisumbare, Alimosho, Lagos . It was gathered that their mom had dropped the sum ...

    3. Lion removed from house opposite school in Lagos, Nigeria A lion which was reportedly being used to guard a house in Lagos, Nigeria, has been removed by authorities. The two-year-old ...

    4. Lion used as a ‘guard-dog’ is removed from Nigeria apartment opposite a school The school said it was worried about the safety of the children. Lions are found in two places in Nigeria, Yankari Game ...

    5. Boats on Lagos waterways due for inspection December —LASWA The General Manager of the LASWA, Mr Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria ...

    6. Kanye West Unveils Opera To Premiere “Nebuchadnezzar” Production In November Kanye West is expanding his repertoire to include opera, premiering a new production entitled “Nebuchadnezzar” in Los Angeles ...

    7. Lion 'guards' apartment in Nigeria's Lagos city Authorities in Nigeria's commercial hub, Lagos, say they plan to seize a lion living in a residential apartment in the ...

    8. Social Media Regulation: FG Not Attempting To Gag The Media – Lai Mohammed Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has said that the recent move by the Federal Government to regulate the ...

    9. Wondered Why Tekno Is Trending On Twitter? Wonder No More - Celebrities Musician Tekno had a fall out with a fan that insisted that he, Tekno look sick. Tekno didn't take it lightly as both ended rounds of harsh tweets and replies. It's crazy out there.

    10. Fikayo Tomori makes it nine of last 21 players to be handed England debut to have come through Chelsea’s academy Tomori was born in Canada and played for their under-20s before switching allegiances to England. He was also eligible to ...

    11. Court Restrains NAFDAC, Others From Releasing Banned Chemical A Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos has restrained the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC ...

    12. LAUTECH Lecturers Embark On Indefinite Lecture Boycott Over Unpaid Salaries - Education The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) branch, has suspended all ...

    13. Nigerians top list of African students studying in US in 2019 This number represents 33 per cent of the overall African students in the U.S., making Nigeria the leading source of students ...

    14. Is There A Way To Get A Website Designed For 20 To 30k..? - Webmasters I want to design a website for 20 to 30k and it will be for like one year.. You know developing a website is hard.. I want a site that will be very good Whats The Cause Of Slow Website Response. / Get ...

    15. Drama As Policeman Hit Top Army Officer In Lagos (photos) - Crime A policeman hit an army officer in his bus who wasn't on his uniform Over a dispute of bribe. For the officer to latter realized that the man was a top army officer. Around Iyana Iba Mile2 road " ...

    16. Camel-riding gunmen kill six in Nigeria Gunmen riding camels and horses killed six people in a village in northeast Nigeria, a region beset by Islamist attacks, police said on Sunday. “Armed bandits” launched a predawn attack on Thursday on ...

    17. Why I can’t speak on Adoke’s arrest in Dubai by INTERPOL — AGF Malami “My office as the Attorney General Federation and Minister of Justice of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is not in receipt of ...

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    19. A Nigerian mother's struggle against rising food prices Higher food prices have pushed up annual inflation in Nigeria after borders with neighboring countries were closed in a ...

    20. How Political Thugs Snatch Away Ballot Box In Lokoja - Politics The video below shows how APC thugs took possession of election ballot box in Lokoja, the capital of Kogi state despite the deployment 35 000 Police officers to the state.

    21. Christ—our Precursor - Religion very buried star is alive again in Jesus Name. Every covered star in will arise and shine forth again in the Name of Jesus. no sickness has power over our body because our Precursor took it the cross ...

    22. Varsity appeals for release of lecturer, abducted three months ago News Agency of Nigeria reports that Idris, a lecturer in the university’s department of languages and linguistics was abducted on August 2, at his residence in Kaduna State. A statement by ...

    23. Recruitment At Dmholdings Limited For Graduate Management Trainee - Career Dmholdings Limited is a conglomerate of companies with vast interests in Entertainment and Media business. With each of the subsidiaries’ enviable track record, DMH is poised to take a strategic ...

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    25. Makinde flags off re-awarded Moniya-Iseyin road Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Monday, flagged off the reconstruction of the 65km Moniya-Iseyin road, expected to be ...

    1. Sahara Reporters Sowore face of Nigeria's shrinking press freedom   Quartz Africa
    2. Nigeria's Oscar Disqualification Sparks Push for Films in Native Languages   VOA News
    3. Fears over crackdown on free speech as Nigeria refuses to release prominent journalist   CNN
    4. 2 wins in 2 for Senegal, Nigeria in African Cup qualifying   USA TODAY
    5. Nigeria's ruling party wins 2 states in local elections   Anadolu Agency
    6. ‘Climate of fear’: Nigeria intensifies crackdown on journalists   The Guardian
    7. Nigerian entrepreneur Temie Giwa-Tubosun wins Jack Ma's African business hero award   CNN
    8. Nigeria to form border force with neighbors Benin and Niger to fight smuggling   Reuters
    9. Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: November 9–15   Council on Foreign Relations
    10. Nigeria: Attacks Against Energy Infrastructure Threatens Oil Revenue, Pipeline Operator Says   Stratfor Worldview
    11. Abu Azeez, Nigeria’s orchestrator   FIFA.com
    12. Nigeria's inflation rises to 11.61 pct   Xinhua
    13. Gunmen kill 6 villagers in NE Nigeria   Xinhua
    14. WHO supports measles campaign targeting millions of children in northern Nigeria   UN News
    15. The Economic Community of West African countries declines Nigerian goods   TRT World
    16. How Nigeria got so good at winning Scrabble   Quartz Africa
    17. Boko Haram's 10-year reign in Nigeria has been devastating   Quartz Africa
    18. Senegal, Nigeria stay perfect in African Cup qualifying   Yahoo Sports
    19. Dara Oladosu, Nigerian software developer gets a job offer from Twitter   CNN
    20. Nigeria: Despite Court Order, Activist Still Held   Human Rights Watch
    21. Islamic centers and churches in Nigeria hold thousands of mental health patients in chains, rights group says   CNN
    22. 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria coach Amapakabo prepares to fight on   BBC News
    23. PalmPay launches in Nigeria on $40M round led by China’s Transsion   TechCrunch
    24. Nigeria’s Interswitch confirms $1B valuation after Visa investment   TechCrunch
    25. Lesotho vs Nigeria how and where to watch: times, TV, online   AS English
    26. 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria miss out on Olympic place   BBC News
    27. Nigeria's Risky New Oil Revenue Plan   Stratfor Worldview
    28. Francis Uzoho: Nigeria keeper says knee operation 'a success'   BBC News
    29. Leveraging technology to improve healthcare in Nigeria and globally   CNBCAfrica.com
    30. Nigeria Enlists Big Beverage Companies to Fight Plastic Waste   Bloomberg
    31. Here’s Why Nigerian Banks are Targeting Women   Bloomberg
    32. Nigeria's border closure with Benin won't stop customs corruption   Quartz Africa
    33. Nigerian Energy Magnate Femi Otedola Donates $14 Million To Save The Children Fund   Forbes
    34. Nigeria's 1st Oscar Entry 'Lionheart' Is Disqualified   NPR
    35. Nigeria's 'Lionheart' disqualification is bigger than the Oscars   CNN
    36. 6 Norman men accused of participating in Nigerian romance scam   KFOR Oklahoma City
    37. Nigeria's border closures place further strain on a burdened economy, experts warn   CNBC
    38. An Oscars ban for a Nigerian film shows the Academy still doesn’t get it on race   The Guardian
    39. Nigerian Women Say ‘MeToo.’ Critics Say ‘Prove It.’   The New York Times
    40. Abuse and torture of mental health patients ‘rife’ across Nigeria, says report   The Guardian
    41. The Nigerian Activist Whose Death Shamed Shell   Jacobin magazine
    42. Nigeria improves in World Bank ease of doing business ranking, but is it easier to do business there?   CNN
    43. Netflix Nigeria Movie Banned From Oscars for Being Too English   Bloomberg
    44. Nigeria’s Thirst for More Oil Revenue Could Hurt Investments   Bloomberg
    45. Nigeria’s Benin border closure is a warning for AfCFTA trade deal   Quartz Africa
    46. Buhari Leaves Deputy Looking Weak Amid Nigeria Succession Talk   Bloomberg
    47. Nigerians in Ireland shocked and concerned by Grealish comments   The Irish Times
    48. Nigeria Asks U.S. to Help Fund Infrastructure, Terror Fight   Bloomberg
    49. Hundreds of children rescued from ‘torture’ schools in Nigeria   The Washington Post
    50. Nigeria Releases 86 More Children and Youth from Military Prison   Human Rights Watch
    51. Nigeria renames communications ministry to oversee tech industry   Quartz Africa
    52. Nigeria T-bill restrictions risk curbing liquidity, stoking inflation   The Africa Report
    53. Osimhen Double Boosts Nigeria, Diedhiou Hat-Trick Lifts Senegal   The New York Times
    54. Nigeria's interfaith council fosters peaceful Christian-Muslim relations   National Catholic Reporter
    55. Meet The Dozie Brothers: Two Nigerians Building A Better Bank For Africa   Forbes
    56. Solar-based ISP startup Tizeti launches 4G LTE network in Nigeria   TechCrunch
    57. Osimhen Extends Nigeria's Lead Over Lesotho   beIN SPORTS USA
    58. Nigeria’s Air Peace Expands Fim Order For Embraer E195-E2 Jet   Simple Flying
    59. Iwobi Finds Nigeria Equalizer Against Lesotho   beIN SPORTS USA
    60. Nigeria's 'torture houses' masquerading as Koranic schools   BBC News
    61. Dickson Etuhu: Ex-Nigeria player's sentence appealed   BBC News
    62. Minister queries Noel Grealish’s focus on money sent to Nigeria   The Irish Times
    63. The Oscars disqualified 'Lionheart' because Nigerians speak English in it — just like in Nigeria   NBC News
    64. Nigerians send €17m home from Ireland annually, CSO says   The Irish Times
    65. Omoyele Sowore: Anger over detention of Nigerian journalist   BBC News
    66. Nigeria oil spills 'spark environmental genocide'   BBC News
    67. Nigeria-Ghana trade war: Nigerian businesses shut down   TRT World
    68. Nigerian police free 259 from illegal detention in mosque   BBC News
    69. Nigeria cannot miss 4th Industrial Revolution, says Ogbonnaya Onu   CNBCAfrica.com
    70. The Lijadu Sisters: the Nigerian twins who fought the elite with funk   The Guardian
    71. The effects of Nigeria’s closed borders on informal trade with Benin   Brookings Institution
    72. Fact Check: What do the figures on money sent to Nigeria from Ireland reveal?   The Irish Times
    73. After making Olympic history, Nigeria seeks more bobsled talent   Al Jazeera English
    74. Nigeria Will Be Devoured Except We Stay Together, Says Obasanjo   SaharaReporters.com
    75. Africa in the news: Billion-dollar valuation for Nigerian tech company, Kenya-Somalia relations, and new Zimbabwe bank notes   Brookings Institution
    76. Nigerian oil firm Seplat says CEO to retire in July   Reuters
    77. Under-20 Women's World Cup: Nigeria 'favourites' in the race to host 2020 event   BBC News
    78. 'God Brought Us Help': Nigerian Christian Schoolgirls, Staff Free After Torture by Muslim Kidnappers   CBN News
    79. Nigeria News: Muhammadu Buhari and Questions About Yemi Osinbajo   Bloomberg
    80. Learn from Brexit, Fashola tells Nigerians   The Punch
    81. Nigeria's Oscar Disqualification Sees Push for Films in Native Languages   VOA News
    82. Nigeria's New Upstream Royalty Rates   The National Law Review
    83. 8 die in early morning road crash in Lokoja   Pulse Nigeria
    84. Lessons on leveraging Nigeria's digital economy for trade   CNBCAfrica.com
    85. Osimhen Inspires Nigeria in Comeback Win   beIN SPORTS USA
    86. Grealish ‘should correct record’ for overstating money sent home by Nigerians in Ireland   The Irish Times
    87. 'I've sent money home, I'm not a criminal'- Nigerians in Ireland react to Noel Grealish money remarks   Wexford People
    88. Nigeria's border crisis fuelled by rice   BBC News
    89. World Bank says remittance estimates from Ireland to Nigeria are not reliable   TheJournal.ie
    90. Nigerian State Pushes to Keep Pregnant Girls in School   Human Rights Watch
    91. Young Nigerians embrace savings, investment culture with app [Inspire Africa]   Euronews
    92. Aid workers question USAID counter-terror clause in Nigeria   The New Humanitarian
    93. Tizeti grows solar-powered network offering in Nigeria   Business Insider
    94. Hollywood Doesn’t Own English   Bloomberg
    95. UNHCR Nigeria: World Refugee Day 2019 Report   ReliefWeb
    96. Educating Girls May Be Nigeria's Best Defense Against Climate Change   Sierra Magazine
    97. Procurement: The Nigerian Method   Strategy Page
    98. If Jesus were in Nigeria today, he won’t keep quiet – Obasanjo   The Punch
    99. Pascal Dozie: Nigeria needs policies that attracts its diaspora population   CNBCAfrica.com
    100. Nigeria Bid to Boost Mining Gets Help From West Africa Gold Rush   Bloomberg
    1. Brexit: Adebayo urges UK to count on Nigeria for better bilateral ties If Britain is looking beyond the European Union (EU) after January 31, 2020, it will find a credible resource rich and talent ...

    2. ‘Hold leaders accountable for Nigeria’s challenges’ The Director, Institute for Peace and Strategic Studies, University of Ibadan, Prof Tajudeen Ademola, gave the charge while ...

    3. Forum to unveil partnership for Nigeria’s prosperity AgroNigeria, the “Voice of Nigeria’s Agriculture”, is set to hold the “Farm2Fork Dialogue” slated for December 3 through 4 at ...

    4. Saboteurs decimating Nigeria’s oil production, firm warns ECONOMIC saboteurs are destroying the 150,000 barrels of oil per day Nembe Creek Trunk Line (NCTL), Aiteo Eastern Exploration ...

    5. Our pains from Nigeria’s border closure Traders in the neighbouring Benin Republic have been counting their losses since Nigeria shut her land borders and commenced ...

    6. MTN Nigeria showcases talents at ‘Telco Hack Day’ MTN Nigeria has hosted the debut edition of ‘Telco Hack Day’ at the Onikan Youth Centre, Lagos. The event aimed at supporting ...

    7. Dare’s new DEEL for Nigeria’s youth ON Tuesday, November 12, Nigeria joined other African countries to celebrate the Africa Youth Month. The focus was on the ...

    8. UNODC launches Nigeria’s handbook on counter-terrorism probes THE United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), working in conjunction with the European Union and the Nigeria Police ...

    9. Data group seeks to make Nigeria hub for AI The convener of Data Science Nigeria (DSN), Olubayo Adekanmbi, has stressed the importance of knowledeg in the task of making ...

    10. Lesotho 2-4 Nigeria: Osimhen’s brace propels Eagles to victory NIGERIA’S Super Eagles continued their good run in the 2021 AFCON Qualifier after a brace from Lille of France striker Victor ...

    11. Money politics: Nigeria’s delicate delicacy And each party ‘owner’ must be a moneybag. Otherwise, the party will not fly! From the Second Republic, money politics ...

    12. ‘Agribusiness can reduce poverty by half in Nigeria’ Firing the first salvo, on how to curb the menace of poverty, Professor Ekekwe who also writes in Harvard Business Review ...


      1. Boko Haram Brutality? No, Photo Triggers Ethnic Remarks but Is From Nigerian Movie Set [Africa Check] A Facebook post claims Boko Haram militants are cutting the limbs off Nigerian soldiers.

      2. Oscar Disqualification Sparks Push for Films in Native Languages [VOA] Nigeria's Oscar Committee is urging the country's filmmakers to use more native languages in their productions.  This, after the U.S. Academy Awards disqualified a Nigerian entry in the International Feature Film category because the movie used too much English.  While some in Nigeria's Hollywood -- known as Nollywood - support the idea of more native languages in films, others argue that non-English films limit their audience reach.

      3. INEC Declares APC Candidate Winner of Bayelsa Governorship Election [Premium Times] The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Bayelsa State, David Lyon, has been declared winner of the Bayelsa State 2019 governorship election.

      4. Govt Using Data to Monitor Lifting of 100 Million Out of Poverty [Daily Trust] The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, has said that the federal government has prioritised collection of data on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to track progress on the fight against poverty.

      5. Nigerian Entrepreneur Wins U.S.$250,000 Jack Ma Foundation Grant [Vanguard] A Nigerian entrepreneur, Temie Giwa- Tubosun yesterday pipped nine other African entrepreneurs to land Jack Ma's $250,000 (over N90m) prize money for innovation in business

      6. Troops Rescue Women, Children From Boko Haram - Official [Premium Times] Nigerian troops deployed in Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno State have rescued women and children from Boko Haram captivity.

      7. Inflation Rate Climbs to 11.61% [Vanguard] The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said that Nigeria's annual inflation rate rose to 11.61 per cent in October. The NBS disclosed this in its monthly Consumer Price Index October 2018 report.

      8. Govt Releases Circular On Minimum Wage Consequential Adjustment [This Day] The federal government has finally released the circular on the implementation of the N30,000 new minimum wage to federal workers, setting the stage for the labour unions in the states to commence the negotiations on consequential adjustment to the new wage, THISDAY's investigation has revealed.

      9. Electricity Generators Threaten Nationwide Blackout [Premium Times] Nigerian electricity generation companies (GenCos) have threatened to shut down power generation across the country if the federal government does not intervene and call the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Company (NBET) to order.

      10. Former Attorney General Adoke 'Arrested in Dubai' [Premium Times] Mohammed Bello Adoke, a former Nigerian attorney-general, has been held in Dubai by Interpol, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt.

      11. South West - Nigerian Consul General Visits Bakassi Residents [Cameroon Tribune] Ibrahim Mohammed Bashir met Idabato Divisional Officer and inaugurated the newly-elected resident union leaders.

      12. APRM Council - Second Peer Review to Tackle Socio-Economic Challenges [This Day] Abuja -The National Governing Council (NGC) of African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) Nigeria has stated that Nigeria will soon overcome various socio-economic challenges hindering its development.

      13. Worry Over Arco and GE's Unending Dispute [Vanguard] There is reason to believe that the long-drawn dispute between GE International Operations in Nigeria, GEION and Arco Petrochemical Engineering Company may soon escalate into a full-blown crisis with the potential to seriously threaten the national economy.

      14. Ovbiebo - Maritime Sector Urgently Needs Intervention Fund [This Day] After years of neglect and policy inconsistency that has stagnated the industry, the MD/CEO, Tamrose Ventures Limited, Mr. Ambrose Ovbiebo, in this interview, says steps like the disbursement of the Cabotage Vessel Financing Fund, industry specific-intervention fund, asset acquisition incentives, manpower development, among others, if implemented will accelerate growth of the marine sector, while the full benefits of the blue economy will be felt nationwide. Eromosele Abiodun brings the excerpts:

      15. Ikpeazu Secures $430m Deal for Enyimba Economic City [This Day] Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has secured the go-ahead of the African Development Bank (AfDB), private investors and other multilateral financial institutions for the investment of $430 million to fast-track the development of Enyimba Economic City (EEC).

      16. APC Trounces PDP in Major Upset in Bayelsa Guber Poll [This Day] Yenagoa -In a major upset that has changed the political landscape in the South-South of Nigeria, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has increased its visibility in the region by winning the governorship contest in Bayelsa State where its standard bearer, Mr. David Lyon was declared winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

      17. PDP Rigging Strategy Was Thwarted - APC [This Day] Abuja -The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the rigging strategy of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was thwarted during the last Saturday's governorship elections in both Bayelsa and Kogi States.

      18. It's Official! APC's Lyon Wins Bayelsa Guber Election [This Day] Yenagoa -Mr David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared the winner of the Bayelsa state governorship election which took place on Saturday.

      19. How National Collateral Registry Is Checking Non-Performing Loans, Bad Debts [Premium Times] Apart from helping to provide micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) access to credits from financial institutions, the Registrar of the National Collateral Registry, Mohammed Mainasara, says the agency could also bring an end to the high incidence of non-performing loans and bad debts in the country. He spoke recently with BUSINESS & ECONOMY EDITOR, BASSEY UDO in Abuja

      20. China to Supply Three Abuja Light Rail Coaches Mid 2020 [This Day] Abuja -Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) would in the middle of next year deliver three railway coaches from China for the operation of Lot 1A and 3 of the Abuja Light Rail service.

      21. WHO Supports Measles Campaign Targeting Millions of Children in Northern Nigeria [UN News] More than 28 million children in northern Nigeria will be protected against measles and meningitis through an immunization campaign carried out by the authorities alongside international partners, including the World Health Organization (WHO).

      22. 9 Months After Launch - New e-Passport Yet to Commence in States [Daily Trust] The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) is yet to commence the issuance of the new enhanced electronic passport in states eight months after it was launched by President Muhammadu Buhari, Daily Trust reports.

      23. Air Peace Signs U.S.$212.6 Million Deal for 3 Embraer Jets [Daily Trust] Lagos -Air Peace, a Nigerian airline has signed an order for three Embraer E195-E2 planes worth $212.6 million.

      24. Why APC, PDP Lawmakers Are Working Together in National Assembly - Lawan [Daily Trust] President of the Senate Ahmed Lawan has explained why lawmakers are working together despite political party differences.

      25. Nigeria's Economic House Has Fallen Under Buhari [Vanguard] At the time of writing this article, the President of Nigeria is on a visit to London advertised as "private". Legally, Buhari is entitled to private visits to anywhere on earth; he might even go to the moon or planet Mars; I would have been the first to applaud the landing of a Nigerian President on Jupiter for a private visit.

      26. INEC Declares Kogi West Senatorial Election Inconclusive [Premium Times] The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the senatorial election in Kogi West district inconclusive.

      27. Buhari Congratulates Bayelsa Governor-Elect, David Lyon [Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the November 16 election in Bayelsa State, David Lyon, on his victory.

      28. It's Official - APC Scores Highest Votes in Bayelsa Governorship Election [Premium Times] The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, David Lyon, has won the last local government announced in the Bayelsa State governorship election.

      29. Super Eagles Thrash Lesotho's Crocodiles 4-2 [Daily Trust] Three-time African champions, the Super Eagles of Nigeria yesterday walloped Crocodiles of Lesotho 4-2 in Maseru to stay top of Group L in the ongoing 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, qualifiers.

      30. Partnership To Strengthen Immunisation - The Kano State Model [Nigeria Health Watch] "It was a hectic day, we had a fixed immunisation session in Gachi village," says Umar Alhassan, a Routine Immunisation (RI) provider as he arrives in Wudil town on his motorbike with two coolers he uses to carry vaccines from the Wudil Primary Health Centre (PHC). Gachi is a settlement in Wudil Local Government Area (LGA). The settlement's health facility does not have a fridge to store vaccines, so Alhassan transports the vaccines from the solar-powered refrigerator in Wudil PHC to

        1. Predecessor absent as new police boss takes over in Ogun
        2. Again, LAUTECH lecturers embark on indefinite lecture boycott over unpaid salaries
        3. Lagos govt seals eight worship centres
        4. Bayelsa: How child ferry-canoe operators profited from election day floods
        5. Jubilation in Yenagoa as APC supporters storm major roads
        6. PROFILE: David Lyon, the ‘obscure’ politician who ended PDP’s long reign in Bayelsa
        7. Armed men invade INEC office in Kogi community, chase officials, observers into hiding
        8. #BayelsaDecides: Security Officials ‘Restrict’ journalists from Collation Centre
        9. Court of Appeal sacks two Imo lawmakers
        10. Police, other security officials complicit in Kogi election violence – CDD
        11. Yahaya Bello declared winner of Kogi governorship election
        12. Kogi: Wada, Akpoti, Melaye react to governorship, senatorial elections
        13. NAFDAC seals 22 bakeries, 25 ‘sachet water’ factories in Borno – Official
        14. Gunmen attack Adamawa farming community, kill six hunters
        15. Nigerian troops rescue women, children from Boko Haram — Official
        16. Two lecturers ‘escape’ kidnappers den in Kaduna
        17. 2020 Hajj: Board asks intending Katsina Pilgrims to deposit N300,000
        18. Court of Appeal affirms election of eight Sokoto lawmakers
        19. Nigeria launches campaign to tackle Measles, Meningitis
        20. NAFDAC seals 22 bakeries, 25 ‘sachet water’ factories in Borno – Official
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        2. Huawei Cloud launches Kunpeng Cloud Services across Africa Huawei Cloud released Kunpeng ECS (Elastic Cloud Server) cloud services and Partner Program 2.0 on Wednesday, 13 November 2019. The Kunpeng-powered cloud services will be made available to African customers by the end of December 2019 and aim to offer 15%...

        3. INTERVIEW: Why diversity in tech companies is a vital part of innovation Technology is all about innovation and the key mandate for manufacturers is to make products that simplify and enhance people’s lives. For technology to truly improve the experience of users, it’s also vital that the talent in technology companies is...

        4. Africell unveils first 3G Smart Feature Phone powered by KaiOS African telecommunications operator, Africell announced the launch of their first 3G smart feature phone, Afriphone, powered by KaiOS. The new device which was released on Tuesday, 12 November 2019, will be the first KaiOS-powered device in Gambia and Sierra...

        5. MTN South Africa launches 5G trial with Huawei South African mobile operator MTN, together with Huawei have launched their C-band 5G trial on Tuesday, 12 November 2019, as part of the operator’s network evolution plan towards 5G. C-band, the so-called ‘golden band’ for 5G spectrum, is said to be a...

        6. ‘Boost with Facebook’ and RiseUp bring digital skills to Egypt Facebook announced on Tuesday, 12 November 2019, that it’s partnering with RiseUp to bring ‘Boost with Facebook’, its global program designed to help small businesses grow and to equip more people with the digital skills, to Egypt. Inaugurated by HE...

        7. Spectranet and Nokia join forces to provide ultra broadband services in Nigeria Nokia announced earlier this week that Spectranet, a Nigerian Internet service provider, will bring high-speed access to customers in Lagos and Abuja by deploying its GPON solution as part of an extensive Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) rollout. The solution aims to...

        8. Telkom reveals 4.7% increase in revenue On Tuesday, 12 November 2019, Telkom shared it’s interim results for the six months ended 30 September 2019, with revenue increasing 4.7% to R21.5 billion despite the challenging operating environment. “Profitability was affected by deep investments...

        9. 6 things you should know about MTN’s messaging platform, Ayoba On Tuesday, 12 November 2019, MTN announced that its instant messaging platform, Ayoba has reached 1 million monthly active users. Ayoba is a messaging app localised for African and Middle East consumer needs, under an independent Over the Top (OTT) brand...

        10. Gozem and Total collaborate to offer cashless payments for drivers in Togo Gozem, an African transport app, and Total Togo announced on Monday, 11 November 2019, that they have entered into a strategic partnership. Through this agreement, Gozem’s partner-drivers in Togo will have access to Total cards linked to their Gozem...

        11. Paxful surpasses 3 million crypto wallets milestone Paxful, a peer-to-peer bitcoin marketplace, announced on Monday, 11 November 2019, a major growth milestone – it now services 3 million wallets with more than 800,000 being added in the last 12 months, predominantly in the USA, Nigeria, and Ghana....

        12. Vodacom invests billions in its South African network Vodacom has released it’s interim results revealing a major investment in its South African network. The results, for the last six months ended 30 September 2019, show that almost R4.8-billion was spent on expanding and improving the mobile...

        13. The extent of targeted cyber attacks across Africa revealed On Monday, 11 November 2019, Kaspersky released statistics drawn from its Advanced Persistent Threat reporting service. Since the start of 2018, the global cybersecurity company has kept a close eye on the META region for APT attacks, working on 29...

        14. Spacecom to better connect rural and low-density communities in Angola Spacecom, an operator of the AMOS satellite fleet, announced on Monday, 11 November 2019, that an unnamed Angolan satellite services company has signed a contract for C-Band HTS capacity on the newly launched AMOS-17 communication satellite. The Angolan...

        15. Amazon launches an SME skills development programme in South Africa On Monday, 11 November 2019, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the launch of the AWS Equity Equivalent Investment Programme (AWS EEIP) – designed by AWS South Africa and Amazon Data Services South Africa. The AWS EEIP aims to see over R365 million...

        16. Rain 5G goes public in South Africa Rain has officially opened its 5G network to the South African public. The up-and-coming network provider announced on Monday, 11 November 2019, that its unlimited 5G offering gives consumers data at speeds of up to 700Mbps for just R1000 per month. Rain...




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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)

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

              Salaries of Doctors in Federal Government Hospitals

              State Hospitals