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    1. Boko Haram 'spreads to Lagos' - BBC News

      BBC News

      Boko Haram 'spreads to Lagos'
      BBC News
      Boko Haram is trying to expand its activities beyond Nigeria's mainly Muslim north, to include the commercial capital Lagos, as well as other parts of the country, officials say. Nigeria's intelligence agency says 12 members of the Islamist militant ...
      Nigeria Arrests Boko Haram Suspects in Abuja, LagosVoice of America
      Boko Haram killers on horseback massacre nearly 80 in NE NigeriaYahoo News
      Nigeria Says It Arrested 20 Suspected Boko Haram ChiefsHuffington Post
      The Guardian -eNCA
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    2. How embattled Radio Nigeria DG, Ladan Salihu, sacked staff who exposed his ... - Premium Times

      Premium Times

      How embattled Radio Nigeria DG, Ladan Salihu, sacked staff who exposed his ...
      Premium Times
      Two senior staff of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN, who exposed corrupt practices at the corporation, leading to the indictment of its current head, Ladan Salihu, were controversially dismissed by the latter, PREMIUM TIMES ...

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    3. Nigeria US Ambassador's Death Shocks Buhari, Obama - International Business Times

      International Business Times

      Nigeria US Ambassador's Death Shocks Buhari, Obama
      International Business Times
      Nigeria's ambassador to the United States, Adebowale Adefuye, who received Buhari during his White House visit, died in Washington, D.C. on Aug. 27, 2015. Above, U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari ...
      "Improving Prospects for US – Nigeria Relations: 2015 – A Year of Challenge ...AllAfrica.com
      Buhari, ex-US envoy, Sanders, Nigerian in Diaspora mourn AdefuyeThe Guardian Nigeria (satire) (press release) (blog)
      Death of Nigeria's Ambassador to the United StatesUS Department of State (press release)

      all 119 news articles »


    4. The Other Conflict That Is Costing Nigeria Billions - Huffington Post

      Huffington Post

      The Other Conflict That Is Costing Nigeria Billions
      Huffington Post
      WASHINGTON -- When people think of violence in Nigeria, they usually think of Boko Haram, the militant group that terrorizes parts of the country's northeast. But there's another long-running conflict in Africa's largest country: the one between ...



    5. Michael Gbinije, Nigeria basketball team win AfroBasket, qualify for Rio Olympics - Syracuse.com

      Syracuse.com

      Michael Gbinije, Nigeria basketball team win AfroBasket, qualify for Rio Olympics
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      Syracuse, N.Y. -- Michael Gbinije and his Nigeria basketball team have won a spot in the 2016 Olympics in Rio. Nigeria dethroned Angola in the final of AfroBasket 2015, overwhelming the perennial African champion 74-65 today in Tunisia. The win means ...
      Aminu, Nigeria Qualify for Brazil 2016Trailblazers.com
      Nigeria crowned 2015 AfroBasket championsThe Citizen (press release) (blog)
      Nigeria qualifies for Olympic men's basketball tournament, hopes to end ...NBCSports.com
      Premium Times -Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician
      all 174 news articles »


    6. Nigeria's wasted years.... - SuperSport (blog)

      Nigeria's wasted years....
      SuperSport (blog)
      I have watched and thoroughly enjoying the events of the IAAF World Athletics Championship in Beijing, China. They remind me of my days of association with Nigerian athletes. I actually managed two of them to win gold and silver medals at the 1996 ...

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    7. Liverpool sign 18-year-old Nigeria forward Taiwo Awoniyi - The Guardian

      The Guardian

      Liverpool sign 18-year-old Nigeria forward Taiwo Awoniyi
      The Guardian
      Liverpool have announced the signing of the Nigerian forward Taiwo Awoniyi, who will immediately head out on loan with FSV Frankfurt. The 18-year-old, who joins the club having previously represented Imperial Academy in Nigeria, is to spend the rest of ...
      Liverpool sign Nigerian starlet AwoniyiVanguard
      Liverpool set to land Nigeria starlet Taiwo Awoniyi after pipping Porto and ...Mirror.co.uk
      Liverpool sign Nigerian forward Taiwo AwoniyiSkySports
      NAIJ.COM -Soccerlens
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    8. 20 exhibitors to showcase Nigeria's talents at GITEX 2015 - Vanguard

      20 exhibitors to showcase Nigeria's talents at GITEX 2015
      Vanguard
      The exhibiting companies included the NITDA, Nigerian Communication Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) Limited, Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC), the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Association of Telecommunications ...

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    9. Jonathan holds meeting with ex-ministers over probe - News24 Nigeria

      News24 Nigeria

      Jonathan holds meeting with ex-ministers over probe
      News24 Nigeria
      The meeting was attended by about 15 former ministers (including two who were recalled from London) and some former security chiefs. Also read: Buhari replies Jonathan's ministers. Jonathan was said to have told the former ministers that he was not a ...
      Fayose: Buhari Gradually Cornering Nigeria for NorthernersTHISDAY Live
      Nigeria Corruption: Buhari should “revoke all oil well licenses” – SSANUPulse Nigeria
      Buhari commiserates with families of Nigeria Air Force crash victimsPremium Times
      Vanguard -DailyPost Nigeria
      all 256 news articles »


    10. Nigeria's first test-tube baby gets European varsity admission - The Punch

      Nigeria's first test-tube baby gets European varsity admission
      The Punch
      The medical doctor that supervised the first IVF experiment in Nigeria, Dr. Ibrahim Wada, said Hannatu's birth on February 11, 1998, at Nisa Premier Hospital in Abuja, signalled a significant revolution in the practice of medicine in Nigeria. Speaking ...

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      1. Lagos Bans Out-of-Court Settlement for Rape, Violence [Daily Trust] Lagos -The Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) has said that out-of-court settlement for rape, defilement and violence cases against women would no longer be allowed.

      2. Boko Haram Leaders Arrested - State Security [This Day] Abuja/Maiduguri -- Sect kills 56 in fresh attacks, says Shettima

      3. Nigeria's Beijing 2015 Outing a Disappointment [CAJ News] Lagos -A DAMP squib.

      4. Time to Improve U.S-Nigeria Ties [CFA] Over the past year I have written and publicly commented often about Nigeria.

      5. Saraki Leads Nigerian Delegation to UN Parliamentary Conference [Daily Trust] Senate President, Bukola Saraki has led the Nigerian delegation to participate in the 4th United Nations Conference of Parliamentary Heads holding at the organisation's headquarters in New York, United States.

      6. Revealed - How Banks, Govt Officials Aided Marketers to Loot Subsidy Billions [Vanguard] Impunity twerked naked at the market square. It is still not done twerking.Thousands of forged documents , outlandish fairy tales, pervasive conscience searing mendacity . The whole of an annual federal capital budget plundered by a few. Noises were made, scapegoats whipped out and paraded in courts, backdoor negotiations were held at night. Many made away with their loot ,smiling and twerking or rather gyrating.

      7. Boko Haram Kills 68 in Borno Village [Vanguard] Maiduguri -At least 68 people were killed while several others sustained injuries as Boko Haram insurgents invaded Baanu Village in Nganzai local government area of Borno State on Friday night.

      8. Atiku Condoles El-Rufa'i Over Father's Death [Daily Trust] Former Vice President and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) Atiku Abubakar has expressed deep regret over the death of Governor Nasir el-Rufa'i's father, Alhaji Yahaya Hamza.

      9. How Nigeria's Ambassador to U.S. Prof Adefuye Died [Leadership] More facts have emerged on how Nigeria's Ambassador to the United States, Professor Adebowale Ibidapo Adefuye died in the United States.

      10. Diesel Leak Causes Multiple Accidents in Delta [Vanguard] Okpe -There was pandemonium on Friday night along the Eku/Oviore road in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State as many people sustained various degrees of injuries while over 15 cars were damaged following multiple accidents that occurred on the road.

      11. Obasanjo Is an Economic Illiterate, a Liar - Says Wole Soyinka [Vanguard] Nobel Laurette, Prof Wole Soyinka has described former president, Olusegun Obasanjo as a liar and somebody who should not be taken seriously and that he has no respect for him.

      12. Anti-Corruption War Is Non-Negotiable, Buhari Replies Jonathan's Ministers [Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday replied former Nigerian ministers who questioned the sincerity of his anti-corruption war, saying it is not intended to rubbish the name of anyone.

      13. On Loans, Their Use and Misuse [Guardian] THE Federal Ministry of Transport's Permanent Secretary, Mohammed Bashar, while briefing President Muhammadu Buhari on that ministry the other day, said that on the watch of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo- Iweala, immediate past finance minister, a substantial part of the $1.005 billion loan obtained by the Federal Government from the China Eximbank for a Lagos-Kano rail line was diverted to other ends.

      14. How Embattled Radio Nigeria DG, Ladan Salihu, Sacked Staff Who Exposed His Corruption [Premium Times] Two senior staff of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN, who exposed corrupt practices at the corporation, leading to the indictment of its current head, Ladan Salihu, were controversially dismissed by the latter, PREMIUM TIMES investigations have shown.

      15. Bailout - CBN Injects N338 Billion in 27 States to Stimulate Economy [This Day] - Kwara, Osun, Zamfara commence payment of salary arrears, 24 other states to follow

      16. CBN Urged to Further Devalue the Naira [This Day] The sustained low crude oil prices will continue to put pressure on Nigeria's revenue as well as the country's currency, a financial market expert has said. To this end, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has been advised to allow for some level of adjustment of the naira.

      17. APC, PDP At Each Other's Throats Over Buhari's Management of Economy [This Day] Abuja -Jonathan's ministers set record straight on their stewardship, presidency disagrees 

      18. Yusuf Retires From House Demolition, Says He Has No Regrets [Daily Trust] Yahaya Yusuf last week bowed out of service as Director of Development Control Department of Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC) saying he has no regrets for allowing bulldozers to maul many buildings in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

      19. Boko Haram - How Nigeria Lost N2.5 Billion to Fake Ceasefire [Vanguard] There were indications last night that the claimed enthusiasm by the leadership of the Boko Haram sect with the Nigerian Government was not holding as planned.

      20. Continent Millionaires Can Become Moguls [EA Business] A recent report by the New World Wealth, a consultancy stated that some 165,000 Africans have an estimated combined wealth of $660 billion in 2014.

      21. 100 Days - Mixed Reactions Trail Buhari's Style of Leadership [Guardian] FORMER Vice President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Isah Tijjani has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari's appointments as being increasingly lopsided in favour of the Northern part of the country, as the federal government celebrates 100 days in office.

      22. Obasanjo, a Shameless Liar - Soyinka [Daily Trust] Lagos -Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka had described former President Olusegun a shameless liar whom he has no respect for. While responding to a question on at an event tagged: "An evening with Wole Soyinka" in Lagos on Friday, he said even though he appreciated the fact that Obasanjo as an individual is entitled to his opinion about him (Soyinka), he is nonetheless bothered because "nobody has respect for liar".

      23. Borno Rocket Attack Survivors Face Hunger, Neglect [Daily Trust] Maiduguri -Residents of a house hit by rockets suspected to have been launched by Boko Haram insurgents that killed seven people and injured 12 others, have cried out that they are suffering from hunger, lack of medical care and neglect as the heads of the three households died in the incident hours after President Muhammadu Buhari's historic inauguration.

      24. Boko Haram Attacks Borno Village On Horseback, Kills 68 [Vanguard] Maiduguri -At least 68 people were killed while several others were injured when members of Boko Haram sect invaded Baanu Village of Nganzai local government area of Borno state.

      25. Top Five Celebrity Couples 2015 [Leadership] The year is fast coming to an end and there are couples in the industry that have either been seen on the red carpet together or on holidays. These couples are the rave of 2015 even though many would want to disagree. ANTHONY ADA ABRAHAM writes on the top 5 celebrity couples of 2015.

      26. How Nigerian Air Force Plane Crashed, Killing All Passengers, Crew - - Air Force [Premium Times] The Nigerian Air Force on Saturday said all passengers and crew on board the Dornier-228 aircraft were killed in the crash that occurred Saturday morning.

      27. SSS Disrupts Boko Haram Spy Network At Abuja Airport, Arrests Suspect [Premium Times] The State Security Service, SSS, said it has disrupted a spying network mounted by the Boko Haram terrorists at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

      28. Boko Haram - 58,000 Nigerian Refugees in Cameroon, Chad, Niger [Premium Times] About 58,000 Nigerians displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency in North-East Nigeria are taking refuge in neighbouring Cameroon, Niger and Chad.

      29. Late Oba Sijuwade Lamented Yoruba Marginalisation Before He Died - Obasanjo [Premium Times] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday said the late Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade, shortly before his death, lamented that the Yoruba people were marginalised in the scheme of things in the country.

      30. 'Army Uncovers Major Bomb-Making Factory, Arrests Terrorist Leader' [Premium Times] Troops of the 25 Task Force Brigade of the Nigerian Army have uncovered a major bomb-making factory and arrested a terrorist leader and two others, the spokesperson for the army, Sani Usman, has said.

      Naijajists.com

      1. Photos: Omotola Jalade Introduces Son To Singer Bono During ONE Campaign Meeting In Lagos
      2. Mike Ezuruonye, Queen Nwokoye & Omoni Oboli’s Fans Duped By Internet Fraudsters
      3. Photos: Tonto Dikeh’s Husband Pays Bride Price During Traditional Engagement Ceremony
      4. Nollywood Actor Segun Arinze Fathers 6 Children From 3 Women
      5. Why Toyin Aimakhu Can’t Divorce Her Husband – Nigerian Lawyer
      6. Ruth Abokoku Yoruba Movie: Femi Adebayo Weds Makeup Artist Omolara Samuel On Set
      7. Photos: Angela Okorie Put Boobs On Display During Birthday Party At Rumors Night Club In Festac Lagos
      8. Nollywood Actress Moji Olaiya Opens Boutique, Hair Salon In Magodo Lagos
      9. Photos: Newly Married Tonto Dikeh Says Wedding Engagement Ring Costs N12 Million
      10. Nigerian Actor Nkem Owoh Osuofia Begs Buhari To Help Nollywood
      11. Funke Akindele Holds 39th Birthday Party In London UK Today, See Pics From Birmingham & Manchester
      12. Nollywood Actress Adunni Ade: Don’t Blame Me Bcos I’m Not Married To My Children’s Fathers
      13. Tonto Dikeh’s Traditional Wedding Pictures: Nollywood Actress Marries Oladunni Churchill


      14. Photos: Anambra Policemen Kill 7 Biafrans, Injure 30 In Onitsha During Pro Biafra Rally, Peace Meeting
      15. 4 Masquerades Attack CAC Church Members During Service In Akoko Ondo, Suspect Arrested
      16. Photo: Lagos Catholic School Sacks Teacher For Taking Maternity Leave, Pays Her N2500 As Benefit
      17. Godswill Akpabio Injured In Convoy Accident In Abuja, Admitted To National Trauma Center
      18. Photos: 38 Topless Virgins Die In Swaziland Road Accident On Their Way To Perform For King Mswati
      19. Photo: Girl 16, Teenager Tortured With Hot Iron By Aunt For Sleeping With Landlord’ Son In Ketu Lagos
      20. Photos: Faces Of 6 Out Of 19 Boko Haram Members Arrested In Lagos, Enugu, Plateau, Kano & Gombe
      21. Photos: Pastor Caught Sleeping With Church Members In Oshodi Lagos Chased Out Of Service
      22. Fatal Accident On Ibadan Ogbomoso Road Kills 7
      23. Man Declared Missing In Omu Aran Kwara State Found Dead In Well
      24. Boko Haram Is Planning Suicide Bomb Attacks In Lagos, Terrorists Have Entered Lagos – DSS
      25. EFCC Probes GEJ For Using $6.9M To Buy Mobile Stages, Jonathan Allegedly Used Secret NNPC Accounts..
      26. 10 Boko Haram Terrorists Executed By Firing Squad In Chad
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      A renowned gang leader in Benue State, Terwase Akwaza, popularly known as Ghana, has surrendered 84 guns to the state government, embracing the amnesty programme declared by the state government for residents of the state to surrender illegal weapons in their possession. State Governor, Mr. Samuel Ortom, said this on Monday in Makurdi, the state… [Read More…]

      MH370: Doubts emerge over found wing Investigators may have hit a dead end in their quest to say with certainty whether a piece of airplane debris found in the Indian Ocean comes from a Malaysian passenger jet that disappeared mysteriously in 2014. The Malaysian Prime Minister said a few weeks ago that the debris clearly is from MH370, which disappeared with

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      Rwanda to host global tech forum Rwanda is set to host another global technology forum, two years after the last one held in October 2013, a meeting aimed to discuss Africa’s digital revolution. The ‘Transform Africa 2015′ summit, due on October 19-21, will be co-hosted by Rwanda President Paul Kagame and Houlin Zhao Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

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      Protesters have thrown “several” explosive devices outside Ukraine’s parliament in the capital Kiev, killing at least one policeman and wounding at least 90 people, according to Interior Minister Arsen Avakov. The unrest erupted on Monday shortly after parliament backed the first reading of reforms to give greater autonomy to the separatist east as part of… [Read More…]

      Why electricity has remained stable – FG The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Power, Ambassador Godknows Igali, on Monday said electricity has been stable in the country lately because there has not been any case of gas pipeline vandalism. Igali spoke with State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He recalled that vandalism was the bane of electricity supply during the last

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      1. Obi Worldphone to target emerging markets Obi Worldphone has unveiled two new smartphones, the SF1 and SJ1.5. According to the mobile phone manufacturer, which is being backed by Apple CEO John Sculley, the devices are expected to deliver high-end specifications at affordable prices to “rapidly growing youth populations.”Obi Worldphone revealed that these emerging markets...

      2. SimbaPay partners with Choice Microfinance Bank in Kenya SimbaPay has revealed the expansion of its free instant deposit service to Choice Microfinance Bank in Kenya. SimbaPay has partnered with Choice Microfinance Bank a microfinance institution founded by Kenyans abroad. According to Victor Karanja, Head of...

      3. Top 5 inspirational women in tech The theme for Women’s Month 2015 is “Women United in Moving South Africa Forward.” As Women’s Month is coming to an end, Intel has handpicked five inspirational women who are making strides in the tech industry, not only personally and...

      4. South Africa: Mobile online shopping on the rise? According to online classifieds website OLX, it has seen a surge of internet users visit its website via mobile devices. OLX revealed that currently more than 65% of its internet traffic is from mobile devices, and growing fast. “We have seen a surge in...

      5. Zimbabwe debates Internet Governance Stakeholders in the local ICT industry who converged at Jameson Hotel in Harare on August 21, 2015, to debate and deliberate on the national importance of the internet and its governance in Zimbabwe, have come up with resolutions and a way forward. MISA...

      6. Airtel, Wari partner to expand financial inclusion in Nigeria As part of its contribution towards Federal Government’s efforts to deepen financial inclusion in the country Airtel Nigeria has collaborated with payment solution provider, Wari, to provide a new payment platform for Nigerians. Designed as a convenient and...

      7. IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week This week in technology has been a rather busy one. Not only has Liquid Telecom reported a sharp rise of African content on its network, but fixed broadband is also on the rise in Africa. We also had some great opinion pieces come in this week. These covered...

      8. Dimension Data, VCE co-sponsor Innovation Dinner Nigeria Africa’s technology news leader IT News Africa, today announced that Dimension Data will be the lead sponsor of the next edition of the IT News Africa Innovation Dinner Series in Nigeria, in partnership with VCE. On the 16th of September 2015, senior...

      9. Frost & Sullivan recognises best-in-class companies across Africa On Thursday, August 20th, Frost & Sullivan honoured recipients of its 2015 Growth, Innovation & Leadership Awards Banquet held in Cape Town, South Africa. The evening event, with its celebratory ambiance and prestigious Awards, brought together more...

      10. MainOne submarine cable extended to Cameroon According to a report via This Day, Nigeria-based undersea cable firm MainOne has extended its submarine fibre cable to Cameroon. The reports reveals that the Nigerian-Cameroon Submarine Cable System (NCSCS) will also branch out to two strategic points in...

      11. Nigeria: Mobile internet users up by 13.6 percent Mobile internet users in Nigeria grew by 13.6 percent in the first half of 2015 to 92.6 million, according to the latest report from the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) – which was revealed by TelecomPaper. The reports revealed that MTN Nigeria...

      12. Botswana Post unveils electricity payment app Botswana Post has officially released a new mobile app. The mobile app, which is currently available to Android users, gives consumers the ability to purchase prepaid electricity directly from the app. Speaking on the release of the app, Lebogang Bok, Head...

      13. Meet the $35 USD smartphone Orange has unveiled the Klif smartphone. According to Orange, the Firefox 2.0 powered device was developed by Mozilla’s Egyptian subsidiary Mobinil, and made by Alcatel. When taking a closer look at the device, we found that it features a dual-core 1.0...

      14. Barloworld to transform its business using cloud solution It may have a distinct advantage, but Barloworld Equipment, a subsidiary of the Barloworld Group, realised the need to transform its business operations to maintain its competitive position. With its diverse operations, including technical service centres,...

      15. Nokia Networks reaffirms commitment to South Africa In order to reaffirm its commitment to the South African market, Nokia Networks showcased its latest innovations in the areas of ultra-dense networks, big data and analytics, and telco cloud in Midrand Johannesburg this week. Deon Geyser, Head of Sub-region,...

      16. Silvertree invests over R20m in first seven months of 2015 Silvertree Internet Holdings has invested over R20m in existing and new consumer-focused technology companies in the first seven months of 2015, and has seen month-on-month revenue growth of over 10% across the portfolio in 2015, and as much as 40% monthly...

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