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    2University of Ilorin - Ilorin
    3Ahmadu Bello University - Zaria
    4Obafemia Awolowo University - Ile Ife
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    6University of Ibadan - Ibadan
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      1. How My Commissioner Died - Gov. Umahi Reveals, Declares Public Holiday In Ebonyi - The Governor of Ebonyi State, Engineer David Nweze Umahi has declared Wednesday, June 23rd as Public Holiday in Honour of the departed for...

      2. Sen. Ifeanyi Uba Gifts Brand New Bullet Proof Benz Limo to Apostle Chibuzor (Photos) - Capital Oil CEO, Senator Ifeanyi Uba Gifts Brand New Bullet Proof Benz Limo to Apostle Chibuzor, General Overseer OPM | #IgbereTV C...

      3. BREAKING!!! Ebonyi State Commissioner For Infrastructure Is Dead! - The Honourable Commissioner for Infrastructure In Ebonyi State, Engr Fidelis Nweze is dead, Igbere TV has learnt. IGBERE TV gathered that the Honourab...

      4. JUST IN!!! Former Super Eagles Striker, Odion Ighalo Bags FG’s Appointment - Former Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo has been appointed as the Ambassador of the resuscitated National Principal Cup, Igbere TV reports. ...

      5. FG Appoints Ayade's Ex-Commissioner As EFCC Secretary - A former commissioner for new cities development in Cross River State George Ekpungu has been appointed as the new secretary of the Economic and Financial Crimes Com...

      6. Fish Out Killers Of My Husband, Pregnant Wife of Radio Presenter Tells Makinde, CP - Adebisi Badejo, the pregnant widow of a radio presenter who was murdered in Ibadan on Saturday Titus Badejo alias ‘Eja nla’, has des...

      7. Court Fixes July 13 To Hear Orji Kalu's Suit Seeking to Stop Retrial - The Federal High Court, Abuja has fixed July 13 for hearing in a suit filed by Slok Nigeria Limited, a company belonging to ex-Abia governor Senator O...

      8. BBNaija's Vee Set To Drop Debut EP 'Young And Reckless' - BBNaija reality star and singer, Adeleye 'Vee' Victoria, has revealed that she is cooking up something in the studio,Igbere TV reports. Via Twitter, the 23-year...

      9. Senator Abaribe Has Endorsed My 2023 Presidential Ambition – Moghalu - Former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria Prof. Kingsley Moghalu on Monday announced that Senate minority leader Enyinnaya Abaribe has e...

      10. Iyabo Ojo Confirms Blocking Mercy Aigbe On Instagram - Nollywood actress Iyabo Ojo has confirmed blocking colleague Mercy Aigbe on Instagram. The 43-year-old confirmed this in a post on Friday to celebrate Mercy’s so...

      11. Actress Mercy Aigbe Celebrates Son's Birthday As He Clocks 11 - Nollywood actress Mercy Aigbe is celebrating her son Juwon Gentry on his 11th birthday. The 43-year-old movie star shared a series of pictures on Instagra...

      12. Yomi Casual Gives Update On Car Accident - Yomi Casual, fashion designer and younger brother of comedian AY, has revealed he is recuperating after an auto accident and prepared to resume his business soonest. The 36-ye...

      13. BBNaija's Nengi Looks Stunning In White Bikini - Nollywood actress Queen Wokoma has shared pictures of Big Brother Naija star Nengi in a white bikini, gushing over the beauty of the Bayelsa-born celebrity. The Abia Sta...

      14. Tragedy Hits APC As Party Chieftain Dies Few Weeks To Re-Election - Chairman of Eti-Osa East Local Council Development Area in Lagos State Olufunmi Olatunji has passed on aged 65 following an illness. Mr Olatunji, befo...

      15. Family Reacts to Rumoured Death of Prophet Abiara - The family of the general overseer of Christ Apostolic Church, Vineyard of Comfort, popularly known as CAC Agbala Itura, Samuel Abiara has denied rumour of his death. ...

      16. Lai Mohammed, Others To Engage Twitter Over Suspension - Minister of information and culture Lai Mohammed will lead a Federal Government team in engaging with Twitter executives over the micro-blogging site’s suspension...

      17. Senate Confirms Major General Faruk Yahaya as Nigeria's 22nd COAS - The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Major-General Farouk Yahaya as the 22nd chief of army staff. The confirmation followed reports by t...

      18. Court Convicts Farouk Lawan Over $500,000 Bribe - The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting in Apo has convicted former federal lawmaker Farouk Lawan over $3 million bribery scandal. The court on Tuesday ...

      19. Actress Cum Preacher, Eucharia Anunobi OpensUp On Painful Childhood (Video) - Nollywood actress cum preacher Eucharia Anunobi has gone down memory lane, recalling how her father allegedly called her “useless” and deni...

      20. JUST IN!!! Police Arrest 3 People For Shooting Cows Violating Open Grazing Ban - The Nigerian Police have arrested three suspects for shooting of cows violating the ban on open grazing in the Eruwa area of Oyo State, Igbe...

      1. Court restrains Nigeria from prosecuting Twitter users: Activists
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        3.   BBC News
        4.   Yahoo Finance
        5.   cgtn.com

      2. They disappeared after encounters with Nigeria’s security forces. Where are their bodies?   The Washington Post
      3. Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: June 12–18   Council on Foreign Relations
      4. Three students dead after Nigeria school kidnapping, says principal   Reuters
      5. "Emirates flights" travel update: Emirates ban Nigeria passenger flights indefinitely   BBC News
      6. Nigeria: Why is President Buhari looking north to Niger?   The Africa Report
      7. Northeast Nigeria Facing Acute, Life-Threatening Hunger   Voice of America
      8. Violence Against or Obstruction of Health Care in Nigeria in 2020   ReliefWeb
      9. WTO head says South Africa, Senegal, Rwanda and Nigeria considered as vaccine production hubs   Reuters
      10. Isaac Folayan Alade biography: Architect behind Lagos 1004 estate, Nigeria famous buildings   BBC News
      11. NCDC Supports States to Intensify Cholera Outbreak Response   ReliefWeb
      12. CAS reduces match-fixing ban for former Nigeria coach   FRANCE 24
      13. How a man from Peckham caused Nigeria to shut down Twitter   Telegraph.co.uk
      14. 'Werewolf found in Nigeria': 'Mysterious Beast' enta Nigeria kill four pipo for Benue State?   BBC News
      15. Nigeria’s Comic Republic Signs Production Deal “To bring African Superheroes to the World” (Exclusive)   Hollywood Reporter
      16. Nigeria to review telecoms licensing and moves to 5G auction   Capacity Media
      17. Theirworld and Education Cannot Wait strongly condemn the abduction of schoolchildren in Nigeria   ReliefWeb
      18. Nigeria's Dangote to start exporting fertiliser to U.S., Brazil   Nasdaq
      19. 'I smile at racists to silence them'   BBC News
      20. Nigeria's Oil Industry Is Struggling To Win Back Investors   OilPrice.com
      21. Arla builds dairy farm in Nigeria to support local milk production   DairyReporter.com
      22. Hammer time for Thor Explorations as Nigeria-focused miner lists   City A.M.
      23. Nigeria president asks lawmakers for funds for COVID-19 vaccines, military -letter   National Post
      24. The Nigerian priest saving Igbo deities from the bonfires   Yahoo News
      25. 'I will fight him to the end'   Goal.com
      26. MTN plans big investment in broadband access across Nigeria   Developing Telecoms
      27. Current, former Washington State players Efe Abogidi, Ike Iroegbu invited to Nigerian national team camp   KHQ Right Now

          1. ECOWAS Court Stops Nigerian Govt From Sanctioning, Prosecuting Twitter Users [Premium Times] The ruling followed the suit filed against the government by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP).
          2. Buhari Asks National Assembly to Approve Supplementary Budget [Premium Times] His request was conveyed in a letter to the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, who read it at the start of the plenary on Tuesday.
          3. Govt Sets Up Team to Engage With Twitter Over Suspension [Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the composition of the federal government's Team to engage with Twitter over the recent suspension of the operations of the microblogging and social networking service in Nigeria.
          4. Lagos Overtakes Nairobi As Africa's Leading Startup Hub [Premium Times] Abuja ranked third nationally, fell 12 spots to 466th, while Port Harcourt decreased by six spots to 906th.
          5. Senate Confirms Faruk Yahaya As Nigeria's Army Chief [Premium Times] The confirmation was sequel to the adoption of a report presented by Aliyu Wamakko, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Defence.
          6. National Assembly's Roof Leaks During Rainfall, Despite Billions Spent On Renovation [Premium Times] The situation did not stop the lawmakers from proceeding with plenary even as cleaners battled to get rid of the water.
          7. Cholera - 289 Nigerians Killed in Six Months - Official [Premium Times] Between January and June 22, 2021, a total of 10,833 suspected cholera cases have been reported including 112 laboratory confirmed cases.
          8. Group Releases Names of 1,499 Killed in 10 Years [Daily Trust] A coalition of women and civil society groups under #SecureOurLives is compiling the names of the hundreds of Nigerians killed across the country with the idea of building a database for victims of conflict and insecurity in the country.
          9. Media Laws' Amendment Not Plot to Gag Media - Senate [This Day] The Senate yesterday dismissed insinuations that the ongoing efforts by the National Assembly to amend the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) Act and other media laws are a ploy to gag the media and stifle freedom of expression.
          10. Seven Years After Chibok, Mass Kidnapping of Students Becoming a Norm [Premium Times] Over 700 students have been kidnapped from their schools since December.
          11. Twitter Ban - Nigeria Can't Be Ruled By Laws of Multinationals - Lai Mohammed [Vanguard] Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed, yesterday, said that Nigeria as a sovereign country cannot be ruled by either the policies or laws of a multinational corporation not matter "how powerful" it may be.
          12. Afro-Pop Singer, Prince Shizzy, Explores 'Missing Creativity' in New Single "Down Low." [Premium Times] Prince Shizzy, who was born in Lagos and studied Bioscience at the University of Camerino, Italy, says he is targeting a global audience in his latest single.
          13. Lagos Assembly Approves Sanwo-Olu's N85 Billion Request [Premium Times] The House says it speedily approved the governor's request since it was for the implementation of infrastructure development in the state
          14. Highest-Grossing Movies in Nigeria in Q1 2021 [Premium Times] Funke Akindele's blockbuster movie, 'Omo Ghetto,' accounted for 48 per cent of revenues and 47 per cent of attendance in Nigerian cinemas.
          15. Farouk Lawan Jailed Seven Years for Taking $500,000 Bribe From Billionaire Femi Otedola [Premium Times] "Count One of the charges is not based on suspicion but on credible evidence. The defendant (Mr Lawan) corruptly asked for $3million and received a $500,000 bribe in two tranches from Femi Otedola," the judge says.
          16. Buhari Approves Govt's Team to Engage With Twitter Over Ban [This Day] President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the composition of the Federal Government's team to engage with Twitter over the recent suspension of the operations of the microblogging and social networking service in Nigeria, the Ministry of Information has disclosed.
          17. Twitter Ban - Social Media Not Food, Let's Go Back to Old Ways of Life - Buhari's Rep [Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari's representative in the House of Representatives, Hon. Fatihu Mohammed has asked Nigerians to do away with social media and return to the old way of life.
          18. Twitter Raised Funds for #EndSARS in Nigeria - Lai Mohammed [Vanguard] Abuja -- Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has said that the suspended Twitter bankrolled the famous #EndSARS protests in Nigeria last year.
          19. NBA Celebrates 50 Years Call to Bar of Three Members in Warri [Vanguard] National President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Mr Olumide Akpata has lauded the Warri branch of the body for celebrating the 50 years Call to Bar of three of its eminent members, Chief Thompson Okpoko, SAN, Alaowei Broderick Bozimo and Dr Young Oshevire Esombi.
          20. Lagos Council Chairman Dies [Premium Times] Mr Olatunji is the current chairperson of Eti-Osa LCDA and also won the APC primary to run for the forthcoming July 24 election.
          21. Another Tanker Explodes On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway [Premium Times] Last November, at least two people died while 29 vehicles were razed following a tanker explosion at the Kara Bridge of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
          22. How to Prevent Childhood Deaths From Pneumonia in Nigeria - Medical Doctor [Premium Times] Medical doctor urges Nigeria to address harmful norms, behaviours and practices that put children at greater risk of pneumonia.
          23. 41-Year-Old Lawyer Appointed Olupo of Ajasse-IPO [Premium Times] Ismail Yahaya succeeds Sikiru Atanda, who died in February, as the Olupo of Ajasse-Ipo.
          24. Alleged $500,000 Bribe - It's Judgement Day for Farouk Lawan [Premium Times] Mr Lawan was accused of taking $500,000 bribe from billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola, to remove his companies from the list of firms indicted for fraud in the fuel subsidy regime in 2012.
          25. #EndSARS Protester Who Gave Birth in Prison Granted N10m Bail [Daily Trust] Kemisola Ogunniyi, the #EndSARS protester who was delivered of a baby in prison, has been granted N10 million bail.
          26. Senate Confirms Yahaya As Chief of Army Staff [Vanguard] The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Major General Farouk Yahaya as the Chief of Army Staff.
          27. Poor Grid Power Supply Raises Production Cost for Plastic Manufacturers [Vanguard] The absence of a regular power supply from the national grid is increasing costs for some manufacturers of plastic products.
          28. Tokyo Olympics - Do-or-Die for Team Nigeria Relay Teams [Daily Trust] ... As Lagos Athletics Open championship offers final chance
          29. Troops Arrest Suspected Bandit in Possession of Military Kits - Army [Vanguard] The Nigerian Army says its troops operating along Mokwa-Jebba road, intercepted and arrested a fleeing bandit in a vehicle traveling from Zuru to Ibadan during a stop and search operation on Sunday.
          30. PDP Has No Effective Alternative to Current War Against Insecurity - APC Chieftain [Vanguard] AN All Progressives Congress, APC, chieftain in Cross River State, Chief Chris Agara, said the People's Democratic Parry, PDP, has not proffered any effective alternative to the fight against insecurity outside releasing press statements criticising the government on state insecurity in parts of the country.

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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