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    1. Buhari's first year: Five ways Nigeria has changed - BBC News

      BBC News

      Buhari's first year: Five ways Nigeria has changed
      BBC News
      President Muhammadu Buhari came to power promising Nigerians "change". Novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani gives five examples of what has changed in Nigeria since 29 May 2015 when he was sworn in.
      Nigeria: The Truth No One Tells President BuhariAllAfrica.com
      Nigeria's Buhari, Change And Challenge Of History By Chido NwangwuSaharaReporters.com
      Nigeria Oil Economy Was A Terrible Mistake, President Buhari Says As Recession LoomsInternational Business Times
      all 155 news articles »

    2. A Moth Nicknamed 'Tomato Ebola' Ravages Nigeria's Tomatoes - NPR


      A Moth Nicknamed 'Tomato Ebola' Ravages Nigeria's Tomatoes
      Nigerian tomatoes are tasty and juicy. But a large basket of toms is now costing an arm and a leg. From about $10.40 three months ago, that price has rocketed 400 percent to a staggering $40, according to local media. Tomato farms in the northwest and ...
      A tomato blight has caused a state of emergency in northern NigeriaQuartz
      'Tomato crisis' spreads panic in NigeriaCNN
      How Spain was dragged into Nigeria's 'tomato emergency'BBC News
      AllAfrica.com -Foreign Policy -The Guardian
      all 103 news articles »

    3. Watch Nigeria Vs. Mali Football Live Online: Start Time, Streaming Video For Friday's Friendly Match - The Inquisitr

      The Inquisitr

      Watch Nigeria Vs. Mali Football Live Online: Start Time, Streaming Video For Friday's Friendly Match
      The Inquisitr
      Fans can watch the Nigeria vs. Mali football match live online and see which team can steal a win and move up the FIFA rankings. The teams will meet Friday in an international friendly match, with start time scheduled for 7 p.m. local time (5 p.m. GMT ...

    4. Militants Shut Down Chevron's Escravos, Onshore in Nigeria - ABC News


      Militants Shut Down Chevron's Escravos, Onshore in Nigeria
      ABC News
      Militants bombed a pipeline feeding electricity to Chevron's Escravos terminal Thursday, shutting down the U.S.-based oil major's onshore operations in Nigeria, the attackers and residents said. It was the third assault on a Chevron Nigeria facility ...
      Nigeria minister wants Delta grievances addressed as Chevron attackedReuters
      Nigeria militants blow up gas, oil pipelines - community leaderReuters UK
      Nigeria bleeds as militants blow up more pipelinesVanguard
      Africanews (press release) -NAIJ.COM
      all 162 news articles »

    5. To Find Progress in Nigeria, Think Local - Foreign Policy

      Foreign Policy

      To Find Progress in Nigeria, Think Local
      Foreign Policy
      Buhari also appointed new leadership at the all-important state oil company, the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Investigations have shown that billions of dollars in revenue due for the public treasury have vanished inside the NNPC in ...
      Nigeria: Violent Herdsmen May Have Boko Haram Ties - BurataiAllAfrica.com
      Amina, Sambisa, and the Parable of a Wobbly Nigeria By Okey NdibeSaharaReporters.com

      all 74 news articles »

    6. United Airlines cancels Houston-to-Nigeria route, its only flight to Africa - Dallas Morning News (blog)

      Dallas Morning News (blog)

      United Airlines cancels Houston-to-Nigeria route, its only flight to Africa
      Dallas Morning News (blog)
      United Airlines will stop flying to Nigeria next month, ending the carrier's only route to Africa because of weakness in the energy sector and difficulty in collecting money from tickets sold in that country. The daily route from Houston to Lagos had ...
      Nigeria May Fall Short on Pledged Budget Spending, Minister SaysBloomberg

      all 10 news articles »

    7. Some Old, Some New in Nigeria's 'Change' Budget - Voice of America

      Voice of America

      Some Old, Some New in Nigeria's 'Change' Budget
      Voice of America
      After months of wrangling between the president and lawmakers, Nigeria finally has a federal budget. The spending plan has long been viewed as an avenue for theft of public funds in Nigeria. It is called the “Budget of Change.” The $30.4 billion budget ...

      and more »

    8. Nigeria forward Ahmed Musa: I'd be happy to join Leicester - ESPN FC (blog)

      ESPN FC (blog)

      Nigeria forward Ahmed Musa: I'd be happy to join Leicester
      ESPN FC (blog)
      Nigeria forward Ahmed Musa is keen on joining Leicester City, if the Premier League champions can reach an agreement with CSKA Moscow. Musa, 23, scored 13 goals in 30 games in the Russian league this season and was recently the subject of a bid of ...

      and more »

    9. Nigeria's Top 10 Heritage Sites - AllAfrica.com


      Nigeria's Top 10 Heritage Sites
      Nigeria is blessed with over 200 heritage sites and monuments that are managed by the federal, state and local government authorities. Despite the availability of these tourist attractions, they are less utilised as Nigerians prefer to travel abroad in ...

      and more »

    10. In Nigeria it will cost you $4000 to register to fly a drone—in the US it costs $5. - Quartz


      In Nigeria it will cost you $4000 to register to fly a drone—in the US it costs $5.
      Nigerian businesses with ambitions of being drone operators are now expected to have registered companies with minimum a share capital of 20 million naira ($100,000) according to new regulations. In addition, drone operators will pay a non-refundable ...


      1. 'Successes and Setbacks' in Buhari's First Year in Office [Deutsche Welle] President Buhari can boast about his successes against corruption and Boko Haram militants but the Nigerian economy is still struggling as oil prices have fallen and Import costs have soared says DW's Thomas Moesch.

      2. Nigeria Bleeds As Militants Blow Up More Pipelines [Vanguard] The nation's crude oil fortunes took another downward plunge, yesterday, following attacks by Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, on pipelines close to Escravos Tank Farm at Ciera creek, near Abiteye community, Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta State, operated by Chevron Nigeria Limited.

      3. Oil Companies Owe Govt U.S.$2 Billion - Reps [Leadership] The House of Representatives has stated that oil companies granted mining and oil prospecting lease in the country are indebted to the federal government to the tune of $2billion.

      4. Nigeria's Top 10 Heritage Sites [Leadership] Nigeria is blessed with over 200 heritage sites and monuments that are managed by the federal, state and local government authorities.

      5. Again, Militants Blow Up Chevron Gas Pipeline [Premium Times] The new militant group, Niger Delta Avenger, on Thursday claimed responsibility for another attack on a gas pipeline belonging to Chevron in Delta state.

      6. "Change Not Instant Coffee," Lai Mohammed Tells Nigerians [Premium Times] The Nigerian government on Thursday asked Nigerians to be hopeful of a better future, saying a "long suffering" people always enjoy enduring prosperity afterwards.

      7. Rescued Bayelsa Girl, Ese Oruru, Delivers Baby Girl in Yenagoa [Premium Times] Ese Oruru, the 14-year old girl, allegedly abducted from Yenagoa and taken to Kano, on Thursday gave birth to a baby girl at the Government House Clinic in Yenagoa.

      8. How Speaker Dogara Helped to Quietly Push Sharia Bill Through Second Reading [Premium Times] A member of the House of Representatives criticised over a controversial pro-Sharia bill which he sponsored, has said he was advised by the speaker, Yakubu Dogara, to quietly speed the bill through a second reading to avoid controversy.

      9. Violent Herdsmen May Have Boko Haram Ties - Army Chief [Premium Times] The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, said on Thursday in Abeokuta that violent herdsmen ravaging some parts of the country may have links with the Boko Haram.

      10. Biafra's Kanu Loses Bail Application at Appeal Court [Daily Trust] The Court of Appeal in Abuja yesterday upheld the decision of Justice James Tsoho of a Federal High Court in Abuja which struck out an application for bail by the leader of the Indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.

      11. Labour Assures of Realistic Minimum Wage [Vanguard] The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, faction led by Joe Ajaero, has said labour will not sign any agreement on a new minimum wage that will not be implementable.

      12. 5.7 Million Nigerians Living With HIV/Aids - Ex-African Presidents [Vanguard] Former African Presidents, under the aegis of Champions for an AIDS-Free Generation in Africa, yesterday said over 3.4 per cent of Nigerians were currently living with the dreaded HIV/AIDS.

      13. No Group Will Illegally Occupy Nigerian Communities Under My Watch - Police IG, Arase [Premium Times] Solomon Arase, the Inspector-General of Police, on Thursday assured that no group will overrun the country or illegally occupy any part of it under his watch as the chief police officer.

      14. Major Shake-Up As Nigerian Air Force Redeploys Top Officers [Premium Times] The headquarters of the Nigerian Air Force has announced a major restructuring with the redeployment of some of its top officers.

      15. PDP Directs Sheriff, Others to Withdraw Court Cases [Leadership] A meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday asked the former national chairman of the party, Ali Modu Sheriff, and other party members to drop the court cases against the party.

      16. Ex-Militants to Return for Pipeline Protection - FG [Leadership] In order to find a lasting solution to the renewed militancy in the Niger Delta region, the federal government has agreed to re-engage persons from communities in the region to protect the oil pipelines.

      17. Overview of Buhari's Foreign Policies [Leadership] A brief analysis of the foreign policies of President Muhammadu Buhari's administration as presented by the Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama

      18. Real Reason Amaechi Turned Against Jonathan - Ibim Semenitari [Premium Times] One year after Goodluck Jonathan became the first sitting Nigerian president to be voted out of office, more light has been shed on why one of his closest allies and former Rivers State governor, Rotimi Amaechi, worked against him.

      19. Remain On Strike If You Like - Fayose Tells Striking Workers [Premium Times] Workers in Ekiti State on Thursday began an indefinite strike over government's inability to pay five months salary arrears and for failing to refund deductions made from their December 2015 salaries.

      20. Buhari Orders Probe of Nigeria's Corrupt Maritime Sector [Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the audit of the maritime sector to ascertain why it is not making the desired progress, a statement issued by the Ministry of Transportation on Thursday said.

      21. Controversial Sharia Bill Aimed At Protecting Christians in Northern Nigeria - Sponsor [Premium Times] Abdullahi Salame, the lawmaker representing Gwadabawa/Illela federal constituency, Sokoto State, has dismissed insinuations that his controversial pro-Sharia bill is aimed at expanding the Islamic legal system across a secular Nigeria.

      22. Govt to Open Up Coal Deposits to Investors - Minister [Premium Times] The Federal Government says it plans to open up Nigeria's abundant coal deposits to investors interested in using coal to generate electricity.

      23. Probe My Father's Death - Soccer Hero Yekini's Daugther Appeals [This Day] Four years after the demise of one of Nigeria's greatest footballers ever, Rashidi Yekini, his eldest daughter has called for an inquest to unravel how the 1993 African Footballer of the Year actually died.

      24. Govt Names Chief Executives for Six Parastatals [Daily Trust] The Federal Government yesterday appointed the chief executives of six parastatals under the Ministry of Information and Culture.

      25. Nigeria Fights 'Tomato Ebola' [RFI] On Tuesday, a state government in northern Nigeria declared a state of emergency about ... tomatoes. Moths have destroyed a massive part of this year's crop of tomatoes, which are one of the country's staple foods.

      26. Govt, NLC Set Up Technical Committee On Minimum Wage, Pump Price [This Day] Abuja -The federal government and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) have agreed to establish a 16-man technical committee to discuss the issues on minimum wages and other palliatives arising from the recent increase in the price of fuel.

      27. What We Need Is a Sovereign State, Not Pipeline Contracts - Militants [Vanguard] Niger Delta Avengers on on its tweeter handle at about 8:10AM, this morning, said: "At 11:45PM on Thursday, @NDAvengers blew up another NNPC Gas and Crude trunkline close to Warri.

      28. PMAN Crisis Deepens As Pretty Okafor Battles Tee Mac [Vanguard] Following the unending leadership crisis rocking the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria,PMAN, for many years now, the leadership of the union has taken their fight to another dimension. In a statement jointly signed by PMAN president, Pretty Okafor and his Secretary, Kenny George, the union has written a letter to the Inspector General of Police with copies to President Muhammadu Buhari and the Attorney General of the Federation, seeking government intervention in the crisis rocking the union.

      29. Buhari's Economic Blueprint Is the Budget - Gbajabiamila [Vanguard] Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajiabiamila, yesterday faulted insinuations that President Muhammadu Buhari's government lacked an economic blueprint, saying "if anybody wants to see the blueprint of this government, let the person pick up the (2016) budget."

      30. Women Lawyers Offer to Fight Violence Against Women, Children [Vanguard] Women Lawyers in Lagos State under the auspices of International Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA, has pledged to stand against any form of domestic violence against women and children in the society.The Chairperson of FIDA, Lagos branch, Mrs. Mrs. Eliana Martins said that despite various laws in the country that protect the rights and well being of women and children from all forms of violence and abuse, majority of these affected folks are not knowledgeable about their rights.


      1. Mike Ezuruonye, Uti Nwachukwu & Bimbo Manuel In Unsolved Murder Case, Messy Secrets Exposed
      2. Nollywood Actress Cum Gospel Singer Stella Damasus To Lead Worship At Concert In Florida
      3. Omotola Jalade Shuts Down Her Mobile Event Center In Ikeja Lagos
      4. Emotion High As Blind Fan Urges Sola Sobowale To Feature Him In Upcoming Movies
      5. Patience Ozokwor Mama G: I Stopped Wearing Trousers, Earrings Because God Told Me It Is A Sin
      6. Prophet Joshua Iginla Gives Sick Nollywood Actor Elder Maya N1Million For Liver Disease Treatment
      7. Omotola Jalade Shares More Photos From 20th Wedding Anniversary
      8. Osas Ighodaro Pregnant:Tinsel Actor Gbenro Ajibade & Wife Expecting 1st Baby Together
      9. In Pictures: Monalisa Chinda & Kenneth Okonkwo On Movie Set
      10. Rita Edochie: A Family Friend Got Me Pregnant In Primary 6,I Was 7 Months Before My Mum Noticed It
      11. Photos: Omotola Jalade Worships God In Spirit At Victorious Army Women Conference In Ikeja Lagos
      12. In Pictures: Tayo Amokade Ijebu, Dimeji Lateef Play Female Roles In Sotayo’s Latest Movie ‘Ise Won’
      13. Chioma Chukwuka Akpotha & Siblings Remember Late Mother

      14. Girl Electrocuted After Ikeja Electric High Tension Wire Fell On Her In Alakuko Lagos
      15. Photos: Ghanaian Pastor Caught Sleeping With Church Member’s Wife Arrested
      16. Mother Excited As Ese Oruru Delivers Baby Girl..See Photos
      17. Husband Shoots Doctor For Assisting Pregnant Wife Deliver Baby In Saudi Arabia
      18. Photo: Nigerian Convicted Of Importing Cocaine From Dubai Jailed For 14 Years
      19. Boko Haram Terrorists Disguising As Fulani Herdsmen Behind Attacks On Farmers – Army Raises Alarm
      20. Ese Oruru Gives Birth: 15-Year-Old Christian Girl Forced To Convert To Islam Delivers In Bayelsa
      21. Photos: Overcrowded Migrant Ship Sinks Into Sea Off Libyan Coast, Italian Navy Rescues 562, 5 Die
      22. Over 80 African Migrants Die In Boat Accident In Deep Blue Sea
      23. Niger Delta Militants Blow Up Chevron Gas Pipeline Supplying Electricity To Farms In Delta State
      24. Dana Airlines Passengers Stranded As Pilots Embark On Indefinite Strike Over Non Payment Of Salaries
      25. Photos: NYSC Corper Posted To Benue Found Dead In Lagos, Killers Delete Facebook Account
      26. 40 Nigerians Deported From Australia & UK For Overstaying Their Visas Arrive Lagos






      Tech News

      1. How Digital Transformation is helping African businesses survive Standard & Poor’s predicts that the South African economy will grow by only 0.8% in 2016. Three different finance ministers in four days, a downward trend in its stock market, and plummeting currency values are all contributing to the slowdown. Despite the grim predictions, South Africa’s enterprise software market is growing. According to...

      2. Charging mobile devices could put data at risk Smartphones can be compromised when charged using a standard USB connection connected to a computer, Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered in a proof-of-concept experiment. The researchers are now evaluating what the impact of such an incident might be. Have...

      3. MTN Business SA App of the Year Awards calls for entries Submissions for the MTN Business SA App of the Year Awards 2016, the biggest and most prestigious app development awards, are now open. The App of the Year Awards is a springboard for creative developers and their original solutions. Previous winners of the...

      4. IT News Africa revamps video section for a more streamlined experience Africa’s technology news leader “IT News Africa” has revamped its video section in order to offer viewers a more streamlined experience. When accessing the newly revamped video section, viewers will gain access to interviews with bespoke local...

      5. Nigeria: Ntel unveils unlimited data offer Nigerian mobile operator Ntel has revealed a new mobile data offer for its customers. The company revealed that the latest offer will provide Nigerian consumers with unlimited data, for a period of 3 months. Under the terms of the Smart Phone data weekly and...

      6. Ericsson reveals Emergency Wallet to support humanitarian responses Ericsson has committed to developing Ericsson Emergency Wallet, a mobile financial services solution, for deployment in the immediate aftermath of disaster or crises to support humanitarian organizations and affected populations within Africa as well as...

      7. Citrix Showcases Cloud-first Innovations at Citrix Synergy 2016 Rising global competition and accelerating innovation require businesses to become more agile and digital, harnessing the Cloud, Mobile, Big Data and Internet of Things (IoT) to reimagine business models and change how work gets done. According to IDC, over...

      8. eLearning Africa: Impatient Africans “not going to wait until 2063” There was a mood of impatience among ministers, businessmen, and education experts attending this year’s eLearning Africa conference, which was held in Cairo during May 2016. Aware of the opportunity offered by information and communication technologies to...

      9. Using the same approach as Cyber threat creators to fight them The same model of sharing data and intelligence employed by those who create the threats to our organisations should inform our approach to meeting them head on. And cloud gives us a key means to do this, writes Trevor Coetzee, regional director, South Africa...

      10. Ghana: Tigo wins big at 2016 IT & Telecoms Awards Mobile operator Tigo has walked away with multiple awards at the 6th Ghana Information Technology and Telecom Awards. At the event, Tigo walked away with the title of Brand of the Year. Along with the title of Brand of the Year, Tigo also won an award for its...

      11. Virtual Reality to catalyse next growth explosion for tech industry Virtual reality (VR) is set to start moving into the mainstream of the technology market this year, creating the next wave of growth for the industry and delivering exciting new experiences for end-users. That’s according to Ernst Wittmann, Regional Manager...

      12. Flexibility and lower TCO the ideal of any CIO Chief Information Officers (CIOs) who are looking to lower total cost of ownership (TCO), require more flexible licensing models to support the software and solutions they procure. Everything-as-a-Service (XaaS) models consolidate hardware and software CAPEX,...

      13. Djezzy awarded license to provide 4G/LTE services in Algeria VimpelCom and Global Telecom Holding S.A.E has revealed that Djezzy, their subsidiary in Algeria, has been awarded one of three licenses to provide 4G/LTE services in the country. “We are proud that Djezzy has been granted the license to provide...

      14. CItrix Synergy 2016: Citrix & Microsoft to help businesses embrace Digital Transformation At Citrix Synergy 2016, Citrix and Microsoft unveiled an expansion of their strategic partnership to meet the needs of the modern workforce with application and desktop virtualization in the cloud, network delivery, and enterprise mobility management space....

      15. Citrix Synergy 2016 places focus on Digital Business Transformation According to Citrix, customers, as well as their digital businesses, will take center stage at the 2016 Citrix Synergy conference – which is being held in Las Vegas, Nevada in the United States of America. According to the company, this year’s event...

      16. What consumers need to know before signing up for FTTH Fibre to the Home (FTTH) is a trending buzzword in South Africa at the moment. Affluent suburbs are a hive of activity as trenches are dug and fibre laid, with the goal of delivering high speed connectivity to a person’s doorstep. Driving this trend are the...

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      1. Benue killings: No sufficient evidence to prosecute herdsmen – IGP The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Solomon Arase, yesterday said there was no sufficient evidence to prosecute the herdsmen alleged to have perpetrated the killings in Benue State. The IG...

      2. Reps accuse oil companies of evading payment of $2bn to FG

      3. Teacher arraigned for killing girlfriend A school teacher who is suspected to have killed his girlfriend in Ilorin, Kwara State, has been arraigned before a magistrate court. The teacher, Ogundele David, aged 35, had earlier been r...

      4. 8 million Nigerians to benefit from social intervention fund Federal Government yesterday disclosed that with several initiatives embarked upon by the present administration the country’s economy would soon be on track. This is even as government assu...

      5. Ex-Customs boss accuses CCT chairman of corruption, bias Former deputy comptroller general of the Nigerian Customs Service, Mr. Rasheed Taiwo Owolabi, has accused the chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, Mr. Danladi Yakubu Umar, of corru...

      6. Nigeria’s democracy built on fraudulent federalism – Amosun Ogun State governor, Ibikunle Amosun, yesterday declared that the present federalism practised in Nigeria was built on fraud which would not take the country further. The governor made the d...

      7. Lagos rolls out AC mini-buses to phase-out rickety ‘danfo’ buses

      8. Militants attack Chevron’s facilities, threaten Nigeria’s oil export earnings Prospects of Nigeria meeting this year’s revenue target from crude oil exports and achieving adequate refined products for her downstream market got dimmer yesterday as Chevron reported subs...

      9. Why Sharia Bill quietly scaled second reading –Reps House of Representatives yesterday said it deliberately referred the Sharia Bill without debates to the Committee on Constitution Review in view of its divisive and controversial nature. The...

      10. Aviation: DG NCAA, MD Arik urge FG to resolve Bi-Courtney crisis Federal Government has been called upon to urgently resolve the crisis surrounding its agreement with Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited, BASL, in order to drive development in the sector...

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