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      1. Nigeria’s Gokada raises $5.3M round for its motorcycle ride-hail biz - TechCrunch Nigeria’s Gokada raises $5.3M round for its motorcycle ride-hail biz  TechCrunch

        In many large cities across Africa, motorcycle taxis are as common as yellow cabs in New York. That includes Lagos, Nigeria, where ride-hail startup Gokada ...



      2. Rebuilding a young life in Nigeria | UNICEF - UNICEF Rebuilding a young life in Nigeria | UNICEF  UNICEF

        A teenage girl recalls the horrors of being abducted – and a community steps up to help survivors of gender-based violence.



      3. Nigeria economy recovery falling short of govt projections - Quartz Nigeria economy recovery falling short of govt projections  Quartz

        Nigeria's economy is not matching the bold projections of its Economic Recovery and Growth Plan.



      4. A Visitor in My Homelands: Too African for the U.S. and Too American for Nigeria - YES! Magazine A Visitor in My Homelands: Too African for the U.S. and Too American for Nigeria  YES! Magazine

        People often assume I was not born and raised in the United States. As a child of Nigerian immigrants bearing an indigenous name, and with features etched ...



      5. Nigeria's Air Peace Launching Long Haul Flights - One Mile at a Time Nigeria's Air Peace Launching Long Haul Flights  One Mile at a Time

        Air Peace, a privatly owned Nigerian airline, plans to launch flights to Houston, London, Guangzhou, and more. Here are the details.



      6. Kidnapping for ransom is Nigeria's latest security problem - Quartz Kidnapping for ransom is Nigeria's latest security problem  Quartz

        Frequent acts of violent crime have grown to form a major threat to Nigeria's national security. These include instances of militancy, insurgency and banditry.



      7. Nigeria's Katsina state legislates death penalty for kidnappers, rustlers - Africanews English Nigeria's Katsina state legislates death penalty for kidnappers, rustlers  Africanews English

        Persons found guilty of rape will also be handed life sentences in addition to fines whiles victims will be compensated. Katsina is the home state of the current ...



      8. Nigeria striker Obafemi Martins looking for a new club - BBC Sport Nigeria striker Obafemi Martins looking for a new club  BBC Sport

        Nigeria striker Obafemi Martins is looking for a new club after bouncing back from a long lay-off with a torn hamstring injury.



      9. INTERPOL Issues Arrest Warrant For Nigerian Man Over 'Parental Abduction' Of A 9-year Old From Brazil - SaharaReporters.com INTERPOL Issues Arrest Warrant For Nigerian Man Over 'Parental Abduction' Of A 9-year Old From Brazil  SaharaReporters.com

        The International Criminal Police Organization, also known as INTERPOL, has issued a Red Notice against Mr. Michael Olusegun Akinruli, a Nigerian who used ...



      10. Fake scouts exploit football dreams in Nigeria - BBC News Fake scouts exploit football dreams in Nigeria  BBC News

        An investigation by BBC's Gist Nigeria programme has found that fake agents are targeting young footballers - luring them with false promises of fame and ...



      11. Justice has prevailed in Zamfara, as it should everywhere in Nigeria —Atiku - The Punch Justice has prevailed in Zamfara, as it should everywhere in Nigeria —Atiku  The Punch

        Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, has commended th...



      12. A Vote For Plastic Ban In Nigeria By Chinedu Asadu - SaharaReporters.com A Vote For Plastic Ban In Nigeria By Chinedu Asadu  SaharaReporters.com

        On Tuesday, Nigeria's house of representatives passed a bill banning the use and sale of plastic bags in the country. According to the legislation, anyone that ...



      13. Nigeria to Join Africa Free Trade Zone, Trade Minister Says - Bloomberg Nigeria to Join Africa Free Trade Zone, Trade Minister Says  Bloomberg

        Nigeria will sign the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement as soon as President Muhammadu Buhari approves an impact-assessment report he asked for, ...



      14. Scores of women, children flee Nigeria due to clashes - Anadolu Agency Scores of women, children flee Nigeria due to clashes  Anadolu Agency

        ABUJA, NIGERIA. Thousands of women and children in northwest Nigeria fled clashes between farmers and shepherds Friday and took shelter in the Republic ...



      15. Uzo Aduba Talks Best Regions for a Luxurious Nigerian Getaway - EBONY Uzo Aduba Talks Best Regions for a Luxurious Nigerian Getaway  EBONY

        Orange is the New Black star Uzo Aduba recently sat down with EBONY for a little travel talk, sharing what she deems the best regions to enjoy a luxurious ...



      16. Vietnam seizes 5 tonnes of pangolin scales from Nigeria - CNA Vietnam seizes 5 tonnes of pangolin scales from Nigeria  CNA

        Vietnam confirmed the haul and also announced a separate seizure of 8.3 tonnes of pangolin scales from "an African country" in the northern Haiphong port.



      17. Nigerian displaced communities prepare for rains as first storms raze hundreds of homes - Nigeria - ReliefWeb Nigerian displaced communities prepare for rains as first storms raze hundreds of homes - Nigeria  ReliefWeb

        English News and Press Release on Nigeria about Disaster Management, Shelter and Non-Food Items, Aged Persons, Children, Epidemic, Flood and more; ...



      18. Nigeria: Islamic State claims Gubio military base attack, releases ISWAP propaganda video - The Defense Post Nigeria: Islamic State claims Gubio military base attack, releases ISWAP propaganda video  The Defense Post

        ISIS said ISWAP stormed a Nigeria military base in Gubio, Borno state, and released a video of attacks and the execution of nine people.



      19. Ethiopian, Egyptian airlines accused of running drug cartels in Nigeria - IOL Ethiopian, Egyptian airlines accused of running drug cartels in Nigeria  IOL

        The Chairman and CEO of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission have accused Ethiopian Airlines and Egypt Air of operating drug cartels in Nigeria.



      20. Meet The 6 Largest Individual Shareholders In Mobile Telecom Giant MTN Nigeria - Forbes Meet The 6 Largest Individual Shareholders In Mobile Telecom Giant MTN Nigeria  Forbes

        Last week, MTN Group Limited, Africa's largest mobile phone company, listed its Nigerian unit on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. MTN Nigeria is the market ...



      21. Group Urges Nigerian Government To Give El-Zakzaky Access To Quality Health Care - SaharaReporters.com Group Urges Nigerian Government To Give El-Zakzaky Access To Quality Health Care  SaharaReporters.com

        In view of the foregoing, it is mandatory for the Nigerian authorities under President Buhari to release Sheikh El-Zakzaky and his wife Zeenah Ibraheem ...



      22. Why Africa's biggest telecoms company is listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange - CNN Why Africa's biggest telecoms company is listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange  CNN

        Africa's leading telecoms group MTN has listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in a move that could pave the way for the sale of shares to investors in its ...



      23. New accreditation requirements restrict press access to Nigeria's National Assembly - CPJ Press Freedom Online New accreditation requirements restrict press access to Nigeria's National Assembly  CPJ Press Freedom Online

        Berlin, May 21, 2019 -- Authorities in Nigeria should withdraw new media accreditation requirements for accessing the National Assembly, the country's ...



      24. Nigeria - Child Protection Sub Working Group (CP SWG) HRP Response Progress Monitoring Dashboard – (January to April 2019) - Nigeria - ReliefWeb Nigeria - Child Protection Sub Working Group (CP SWG) HRP Response Progress Monitoring Dashboard – (January to April 2019) - Nigeria  ReliefWeb

        A *service* provided by UN OCHA. ReliefWeb has been the leading online source for reliable and timely humanitarian information on global crises and disasters ...



      25. Recapitalisation of Nigeria's insurance industry: What to expect - CNBCAfrica.com Recapitalisation of Nigeria's insurance industry: What to expect  CNBCAfrica.com

        Following the 13-month ultimatum given by Nigeria's insurance regulator for companies to increase their minimum paid-up share capital, CNBC Africa explores ...



      26. Nigerian police arrested 65 women in a raid. Some of the women say officers raped them - CNN Nigerian police arrested 65 women in a raid. Some of the women say officers raped them  CNN

        Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) In a sparsely decorated room in Nigeria's capital city of Abuja, seven women are seated in a row, their backs turned to the assembled ...



      27. Revolutionary cells Mobile money comes to Nigeria - The Economist Revolutionary cells Mobile money comes to Nigeria  The Economist

        THE SHARED cars that shuttle between Abuja and Kaduna, two Nigerian cities, carry more than passengers. For a fee they will also carry cash, says Odedele ...



      28. 195 Nigerians Return From Libya, Recount Terrible Ordeal - SaharaReporters.com 195 Nigerians Return From Libya, Recount Terrible Ordeal  SaharaReporters.com

        He said: “I sell tyres and motor spare parts and they liked my services. I also had a church over there, but everything I worked for were destroyed.



      29. Trump tightens US visa rules for Nigerians with drop box ban - Quartz Trump tightens US visa rules for Nigerians with drop box ban  Quartz

        Nigeria accounted for over 25% of non-immigrant visas issued to Africans in 2018 alone—but that may be set to change. The United States embassy has ...



      30. Nigeria Urges Banks to Lend or Lose Access to Yields of 14% - Bloomberg Nigeria Urges Banks to Lend or Lose Access to Yields of 14%  Bloomberg

        Nigerian policy makers urged banks to turn on the taps and increase lending to stimulate the economy, or have access to a near-risk free way of making money ...



      31. Confirmed: Buhari, Other Nigeria Leaders Suffering From Narcissist Disorder By Ehi Ekhator - SaharaReporters.com Confirmed: Buhari, Other Nigeria Leaders Suffering From Narcissist Disorder By Ehi Ekhator  SaharaReporters.com

        Yesterday, while I was walking in the street of London, the thought of Nigeria predicament and how we keep taking one step forward and five steps backward ...



      32. LLA 50 leading ladies in corporate Nigeria - Guardian LLA 50 leading ladies in corporate Nigeria  Guardian

        This week, we complete the list of the 50 Leading Ladies in Corporate Nigeria. As the world becomes increasingly aware of the important role women play in the ...



      33. Can Nigerian Drumming Teach You to Pick the Perfect Watermelon? - Atlas Obscura Can Nigerian Drumming Teach You to Pick the Perfect Watermelon?  Atlas Obscura

        For Ogbodo Nkiruka, the slap of a hand hitting a watermelon is a welcome melody. A fruit vendor who's been selling watermelons from a roadside stand in the ...



      34. After 61 years, Israeli PM plans visit to Nigeria - The Punch After 61 years, Israeli PM plans visit to Nigeria  The Punch

        Asks Buhari to visit Israel too John Ameh, Abuja The Israeli Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Shimon Ben-Shosan, said on Thursday that his Prime Mi...



      35. Stabilizing Northeast Nigeria After Boko Haram - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Stabilizing Northeast Nigeria After Boko Haram  Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

        In 2019, the conflict in northeastern Nigeria entered its eleventh year. Since 2009, the Boko Haram insurgency and the government's military response have ...



      36. Nigeria has world’s highest sickle cell carriers – Don - The Punch Nigeria has world’s highest sickle cell carriers – Don  The Punch

        Adekunle Peter, Benin. A professor of paediatrics and child health at Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo State, Dominic Osaghae, has said Nigeria has 47.5m ...



      37. We Are Confused On How To Establish Nigeria Air Says Amaechi - SaharaReporters.com We Are Confused On How To Establish Nigeria Air Says Amaechi  SaharaReporters.com

        Amaechi made the announcement on Thursday during his valedictory press briefing in Abuja.



      38. MTN close to paying off 330bn naira fine in Nigeria - NCC - EWN MTN close to paying off 330bn naira fine in Nigeria - NCC  EWN

        The final 55 billion naira payment from MTN, Africa's largest telecommunications firm, to the Nigerian government is due at the end of the month, the Nigerian ...



      39. Peacekeeper killed in attacks on Nigeria and Chad troops in Mali - The Defense Post Peacekeeper killed in attacks on Nigeria and Chad troops in Mali  The Defense Post

        A Nigerian peacekeeper was killed and another injured in an attack in Timbuktu and three Chadian peacekeepers were injured in a roadside bomb attack in ...



      40. Aviation Unions To Ground Nigeria's Airspace Today - SaharaReporters.com Aviation Unions To Ground Nigeria's Airspace Today  SaharaReporters.com

        Unions in the Nigerian aviation industry have threatened to as from Wednesday ground activities in the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) due to its ...



      41. Nigeria, Germany need more bilateral approach – Amb. Yusuf Tuggar - Daily Trust Nigeria, Germany need more bilateral approach – Amb. Yusuf Tuggar  Daily Trust

        Ambassador Yusuf MaitamaTuggar is the Nigerian Ambassador to Germany. In this interview, he speaks on his experiences and a lot more on relations between ...



      42. BREAKING: Nigerian Government Closes Four Foreign Missions Due To Lack Of Funds - SaharaReporters.com BREAKING: Nigerian Government Closes Four Foreign Missions Due To Lack Of Funds  SaharaReporters.com

        Geoffrey Onyeama, the minister of foreign affairs said on Tuesday that the missions are Sri-lanka, Serbia, Ukraine and Czech Republic.



      43. EXTRA TIME: Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel flaunts trophy cabinet - Goal.com EXTRA TIME: Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel flaunts trophy cabinet  Goal.com

        Nigeria international John Obi Mikel shared the space in his trophy cabinet as he eyes his second Africa Cup of Nations title in Egypt. The former Chelsea star ...



      44. Nigerian regional militia frees nearly 900 children used in war - The Guardian Nigerian regional militia frees nearly 900 children used in war  The Guardian

        Nearly 900 children, including some as young as 13, have been freed by a pro-government militia fighting against Islamist Boko Haram insurgents, the UN ...



      45. John Onaiyekan: Nigeria 'uninhabitable' for young people - BBC News John Onaiyekan: Nigeria 'uninhabitable' for young people  BBC News

        The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja has warned Nigeria's leaders are making the country "uninhabitable", causing young people to migrate illegally to Europe.



      46. Evelyn Nwabuoku and Chidinma Okeke top surprise names on Nigeria’s Women's World Cup squad - Goal.com Evelyn Nwabuoku and Chidinma Okeke top surprise names on Nigeria’s Women's World Cup squad  Goal.com

        Nigeria head coach Thomas Dennerby named his 23-player Women's World Cup squad on Friday, two weeks prior to the team's opening game against Norway ...



      47. Nigeria: Under siege and on the brink - The Punch Nigeria: Under siege and on the brink  The Punch

        Emmanuek NwaChukwu We have not been here before. There is a palpable sense of foreboding that we, in Nigeria, may indeed have passed the point of...



      48. Amidst '500bn' Scandal, Emefiele Says Nigeria Must Prepare For Next Global Economic Crisis - SaharaReporters.com Amidst '500bn' Scandal, Emefiele Says Nigeria Must Prepare For Next Global Economic Crisis  SaharaReporters.com

        Godwin Emefiele, the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, has said that although the country is lucky to have exited recession, Nigeria must brace itself for the ...



      49. Inside Nigeria Creative Week With Stylist Ade Samuel - Vogue Inside Nigeria Creative Week With Stylist Ade Samuel  Vogue

        The stylist behind Michael B. Jordan's and Letitia Wright's flawless looks heads to Lagos.



      50. Nigeria is the future of the world, says German envoy - P.M. News Nigeria is the future of the world, says German envoy  P.M. News

        Nigeria is the future of not just Africa but of the whole world and mankind” German Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Bernhard Schlagheck has said. Schlagheck […]



      51. 'Flying Eagles are flying' - Twitter reacts as Nigeria U20 thrash Qatar U20 in World Cup opener - Goal.com 'Flying Eagles are flying' - Twitter reacts as Nigeria U20 thrash Qatar U20 in World Cup opener  Goal.com

        Aigbogun's side kicked off their campaign in Poland with a comfortable win over their Asian opponents.



      52. All Nigerian Festival lights up Lagos - Guardian All Nigerian Festival lights up Lagos  Guardian

        As momentum gathers for the second edition of the annual All Nigerian Festival, organisers have further revealed more details about the foremost exhibition ...



      53. Nigeria farmers form vigilante groups to confront bandits - Al Jazeera English Nigeria farmers form vigilante groups to confront bandits  Al Jazeera English

        Amid lack of government support, farmers in Zamfara state say they live in fear due to impending attacks from bandits.



      54. 'Shut Down Operations And Vacate Nigeria', Niger Delta Republic Fighters Warn Oil Companies - SaharaReporters.com 'Shut Down Operations And Vacate Nigeria', Niger Delta Republic Fighters Warn Oil Companies  SaharaReporters.com

        The group said it will declare the Niger Delta Republic on the 1st of June, 2019. "We have already recruited, trained and equip our freedom fighters for this ...



      55. Buhari Returns To Nigeria After 'Optional' Saudi Trip - SaharaReporters.com Buhari Returns To Nigeria After 'Optional' Saudi Trip  SaharaReporters.com

        He is returning amidst rising insecurity ahead of his inauguration on the 29th of May.



      56. How Nigeria Can Avert a Looming Tsunami of Poverty - Bloomberg How Nigeria Can Avert a Looming Tsunami of Poverty  Bloomberg

        Dropping import barriers and joining Africa's free-trade zone offer the promise of faster growth.



      57. Nigerian singer loses one million naira wager as Liverpool defeats Barcelona - CNN Nigerian singer loses one million naira wager as Liverpool defeats Barcelona  CNN

        Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) When Nigerian singer, Kcee confidently made a bet of one million naira (approximately $3,000) with a Liverpool fan in favor of Barcelona ...



      58. Israel-based campaign to spread disinformation targeted Nigerian election, think tank says - Haaretz Israel-based campaign to spread disinformation targeted Nigerian election, think tank says  Haaretz

        A U.S. think tank that analyzes misinformation online said Friday that an Israel-based influence campaign busted by Facebook had stumped for the winning ...



      59. Agency to raise $500 million for Nigeria's economic zones -- Minister - Premium Times Agency to raise $500 million for Nigeria's economic zones -- Minister  Premium Times

        The Nigeria Special Economic Zone Investment Company Limited (NSEZCO) is to raise $500 million for investments in Nigeria's Special Economic Zones, ...



      60. ‘Strong economy, good governance will eradicate poverty in Nigeria’ - Guardian ‘Strong economy, good governance will eradicate poverty in Nigeria’  Guardian

        Auwal Musa Rafsanjani, Executive Director of Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) talks, sleeps and dines activism, which has been running in ...



      61. Nigeria violence: Widespread attacks by armed gangs - Aljazeera.com Nigeria violence: Widespread attacks by armed gangs  Aljazeera.com

        Despite the presence of the army and hundreds of volunteer vigilantes, 'bandits' continue to kill and maim villagers.



      62. Displaced Cameroonians struggle in Nigeria - UNHCR Displaced Cameroonians struggle in Nigeria  UNHCR

        UNHCR has called for urgent support for Cameroon's displaced as violence in the north and south-west regions continues to force thousands to flee.



      63. Images from Nigeria, land of the 'inseparable two' - The Guardian Images from Nigeria, land of the 'inseparable two'  The Guardian

        In the west African country where there are many more twins than anywhere else in the world, photographers Bénédicte Kurzen and Sanne de Wilde explore ...



      64. Prof. Adewole, Nigeria's Health Minister, Appears Before Senate - SaharaReporters.com Prof. Adewole, Nigeria's Health Minister, Appears Before Senate  SaharaReporters.com

        Professor Isaac Adewole, Nigeria's Minister of Health has appeared before the Nigeria Senate to explain the poor state of teaching hospitals in the country.



      65. Nigeria's VP to attend inauguration of President Ramaphosa - Journalducameroun.com - English Nigeria's VP to attend inauguration of President Ramaphosa  Journalducameroun.com - English

        Published on 24.05.2019 at 20h21 by APA News. Share. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is to attend the inauguration of South Africa's President, Cyril ...



      66. The boy abducted to guide blind beggars in Nigeria - BBC News The boy abducted to guide blind beggars in Nigeria  BBC News

        Samuel Abdulraheem has no recollection of the day he was abducted, aged seven, from his family home in the northern Nigerian city of Kano. Although he came ...



      67. Foreign workers kidnapped from Nigeria oil rig - CNN Foreign workers kidnapped from Nigeria oil rig  CNN

        Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) A Canadian and a Scottish oil worker were kidnapped by armed men off a rig in Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta over the weekend, a military ...



      68. Microsoft developer center for Kenya, Nigeria with Github insight - Quartz Microsoft developer center for Kenya, Nigeria with Github insight  Quartz

        Microsoft's development centers are the latest move by global technology companies looking to expand their Africa footprint.



      69. Nigeria: ISIL claims killing 11 soldiers in Borno state - Aljazeera.com Nigeria: ISIL claims killing 11 soldiers in Borno state  Aljazeera.com

        Attack on soldiers took place in town of Gajiganna in northeastern Borno state on Friday, group's news agency claims.



      70. Nigeria's 'giant' on what it's like to be 7ft tall - BBC News Nigeria's 'giant' on what it's like to be 7ft tall  BBC News

        Hafeez Oladimeji Agoro says that, although many get scared of him at first sight, they end up wanting to take pictures with him.



      71. The Driving Force Behind Nigeria's Energy Renaissance - OilPrice.com The Driving Force Behind Nigeria's Energy Renaissance  OilPrice.com

        With an abundant supply of natural resources, Nigeria's oil and gas sector plays a key role in global energy. Its oil deposits have been a major source of crude ...



      72. May 29: FG, military show Nigerians what to expect during Buhari's inauguration [PHOTOS] - Daily Post Nigeria May 29: FG, military show Nigerians what to expect during Buhari's inauguration [PHOTOS]  Daily Post Nigeria

        The Nigerian government and the military have showcased to Nigerians what to expect during the swearing-in of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second ...



      73. Women dressed ‘provocatively’ are being arrested in Nigeria. The law’s still failing us - The Guardian Women dressed ‘provocatively’ are being arrested in Nigeria. The law’s still failing us  The Guardian

        Those arrested in Abuja nightclubs were labelled prostitutes – despite there being no evidence, says writer and lawyer Sede Alonge.



      74. Boko Haram Killed 2,295 Teachers, Destroyed 1,500 Schools in Nigeria in Nine Years - Breitbart Boko Haram Killed 2,295 Teachers, Destroyed 1,500 Schools in Nigeria in Nine Years  Breitbart

        Boko Haram has killed an estimated 2,295 teachers and displaced 19,000 people in northeastern Nigeria since it launched an insurgency in 2009 to establish ...



      75. Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Friday morning - Daily Post Nigeria Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Friday morning  Daily Post Nigeria

        Good morning! Here is today's summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. Mohammed Adamu has been confirmed as the substantive Inspector General of Police, ...



      76. New Nigeria versus old as governor cuts emir's power - TimesLIVE New Nigeria versus old as governor cuts emir's power  TimesLIVE

        When the emir of Kano returned from pilgrimage this month, dancing supporters lined the streets to welcome a monarch commanding millions as one of ...



      77. Rising cost of government debt unsettles investors in Nigeria - Financial Times Rising cost of government debt unsettles investors in Nigeria  Financial Times

        From the potholed and often barely-paved streets of Lagos to the precarious and accident-prone highways of the interior, foreign investors visiting Nigeria are ...



      78. Nigeria student arrested for 'drug trafficking' in Saudi Arabia freed - BBC News Nigeria student arrested for 'drug trafficking' in Saudi Arabia freed  BBC News

        A Nigerian student who was arrested last year for alleged drug trafficking in Saudi Arabia has been freed, the Nigerian government says. Zainab Aliyu was ...



      79. Nigeria marches to mainstream science - Alliance for Science Nigeria marches to mainstream science  Alliance for Science

        “We have a number of countries we can borrow from. We do not have to be like England or Japan. If you look at agricultural biotechnology, for example, we have ...



      80. 80 Lawyers Shortlisted For Senior Advocate of Nigeria Award - SaharaReporters.com 80 Lawyers Shortlisted For Senior Advocate of Nigeria Award  SaharaReporters.com

        The 80 shortlisted lawyers had scaled through the first and second advocates' filtration, academic pre-qualification exercise and the appeal process, preparatory ...



      81. Foreign investors dump more Nigerian shares - The Punch Foreign investors dump more Nigerian shares  The Punch

        withdraw N166bn in four months 'Femi Asu The nation's stock market suffered foreign investment outflows of N41bn in April, compared to N30.20bn ...



      82. Nigeria celebrate first Women's Wafu cup title win after beating Ivory Coast - BBC Sport Nigeria celebrate first Women's Wafu cup title win after beating Ivory Coast  BBC Sport

        Nigeria are celebrating their first West African Football Union (Wafu) Zone B Women's Cup title after beating hosts Ivory Coast 5-4 on penalties in the final in ...



      83. Nigerian Soups and Jollof Rice at Hills Kitchen in Brooklyn - The New York Times Nigerian Soups and Jollof Rice at Hills Kitchen in Brooklyn  The New York Times

        The new Bushwick restaurant, one of the surprisingly few Nigerian spots in the city, serves vegetable-heavy dishes.



      84. Nigeria/Netherlands: Shell ruling “a vital step towards justice” - Amnesty International Nigeria/Netherlands: Shell ruling “a vital step towards justice”  Amnesty International

        The District Court of The Hague today issued an interim ruling in the case brought by Esther Kiobel and three other women with regard to Shell's involvement in ...



      85. Acting Chief Justice Of Nigeria Dragged To Court Over Alleged Age Falsification - SaharaReporters.com Acting Chief Justice Of Nigeria Dragged To Court Over Alleged Age Falsification  SaharaReporters.com

        Tochi Michael, a 46-year-old businessman has filed a case against the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammad, at the FCT High Court over alleged ...



      86. Nigeria tribunal to hear petitions on president's election win - Al Jazeera English Nigeria tribunal to hear petitions on president's election win  Al Jazeera English

        Election tribunal starts discussing legal challenges to the February vote filed by the main opposition.



      87. Nigeria police publish tips on how to survive their checkpoints - BBC News Nigeria police publish tips on how to survive their checkpoints  BBC News

        Top tips on how to survive a Nigerian police checkpoint - from the horse's mouth.



      88. The bigger the better Large Nigerian banks have weathered a storm - The Economist The bigger the better Large Nigerian banks have weathered a storm  The Economist

        THE COLLAPSE of the oil price that began in 2014 was bad news for Nigerian banks. A quarter of their lending was to oil and gas firms. Many businesses were ...



      89. Nigeria striker Onyekuru thankful for Galatasaray double - BBC Sport Nigeria striker Onyekuru thankful for Galatasaray double  BBC Sport

        Nigeria striker Henry Onyekuru and five other Africans win the Turkish title to clinch the domestic double for Galatasaray.



      90. Nigerian police arraign 140 Igbo secessionists - Anadolu Agency Nigerian police arraign 140 Igbo secessionists  Anadolu Agency

        LAGOS, Nigeria. At least 140 ethnic Igbo secessionists have been arrested and charged with attempting to sabotage or overthrow the Nigerian government, ...



      91. Oby: University fees in Nigeria so low… it’s compromising quality - TheCable Oby: University fees in Nigeria so low… it’s compromising quality  TheCable

        Oby Ezekwesili, former minister of education, says the cost of tertiary education in Nigeria has been reduced to the extent that quality has been compromised.



      92. SPECIAL REPORT: How Nigerian farmers grow apples locally amidst 'harsh' weather - Premium Times SPECIAL REPORT: How Nigerian farmers grow apples locally amidst 'harsh' weather  Premium Times

        It was not the setting expected of farmland harbouring a rare crop. About a plot of well-tended land enmeshed in other plantations was all Samuel Okoli needed ...



      93. Nigeria Approves Two GMO Cotton Varieties to Increase Output - Bloomberg Nigeria Approves Two GMO Cotton Varieties to Increase Output  Bloomberg

        Nigeria approved two genetically modified varieties of cotton for use by the nation's farmers to help boost supply to its textile industry and cut lint imports of as ...



      94. Boko Haram adopts 'hearts and minds' strategy in Nigeria – inspired by Isil - The Telegraph Boko Haram adopts 'hearts and minds' strategy in Nigeria – inspired by Isil  The Telegraph

        When a motorbike convoy of Boko Haram fighters invaded Baga in north-east Nigeria last December, residents feared the very worst.



      95. Nigeria’s Oil Exports Surge Blighted by Abductions, Outages - Bloomberg Nigeria’s Oil Exports Surge Blighted by Abductions, Outages  Bloomberg

        A spate of disruptions and security concerns, including kidnappings, are threatening to hinder surging Nigerian oil exports.



      96. UK could boost military support to help Nigeria defeat Boko Haram - The Guardian UK could boost military support to help Nigeria defeat Boko Haram  The Guardian

        Britain is considering stepping up its military efforts to help the Nigerian government defeat Boko Haram, following a rise in terrorist activity in the country's ...



      97. ‘Maritime Tourism Can Grow Nigeria’s Economy’ - THISDAY Newspapers ‘Maritime Tourism Can Grow Nigeria’s Economy’  THISDAY Newspapers

        Eromosele Abiodun. Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has called for concerted ...



      98. Nigeria Football Federation explains delay in paying coaches - BBC Sport Nigeria Football Federation explains delay in paying coaches  BBC Sport

        The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) says delays in paying the salaries of coaches were a 'short-term' issue and admits Gernot Rohr has only received a ...



      99. Nigerian bishop says sharia law has failed in the north of the country - Crux: Covering all things Catholic Nigerian bishop says sharia law has failed in the north of the country  Crux: Covering all things Catholic

        Implementing sharia law in northern Nigerian states a generation ago has not produced the effects promised, according to a Catholic bishop of the region.



      100. Nigerians and the Craze for Titles - P.M. News Nigerians and the Craze for Titles  P.M. News

        A notable trait of most Nigerians irrespective of ethnic group, religious persuasion, academic achievement, and social strata is the craze to acquire and be ...



         
        
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        1. Open Defecation - Kano Community Imposes Fines [Vanguard] Yammawar Kafawa, a UNICEF certified Open Defecation Free (ODF) community in Kano State has made open defecation a crime punishable by monetary fines on any member of the community found indulging in the act.

        2. 'Bobrisky in Love' Movie Against Nigerian Law - Censors Board [Premium Times] The National Film and Video Censors Board has cleared the air on a report making the rounds, claiming the board has set up three panels to analyse and classify a transgender film titled, 'Bobrisky in Love'.

        3. After 61 Years, Israeli PM Plans to Visit Nigeria [This Day] The Israeli Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Shimon Ben-Shosan, said Thursday that his Prime Minister, Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu, and the President, Mr. Reuvin Rivlin, could visit Nigeria soon, 61 years after an Israeli PM came to Nigeria in 1958.

        4. Nigeria, South Africa Finalise Preparations Abroad [Cameroon Tribune] The teams are training abroad to acclimatize ahead of the competition.

        5. Kashamu Extradition Suit - Court to Begin Hearing Afresh June 6 [Premium Times] A Federal High Court in Lagos has now fixed June 6, to reopen hearing in a suit by Buruji Kashamu, seeking to stop his extradition to the U.S., on alleged drug related charges.

        6. Buhari Approves NEPAD's Transformation Into AU Development Agency [Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the transformation of the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) into African Union Development Agency- NEPAD (AUDA-NEPAD) in line with African Union (AU) decision for improved service delivery.

        7. Why Govt Returned Some Seized Items to Owners - Presidential Aide [This Day] Ibadan -The Executive Secretary of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Sadiq Isah Radda, Thursday in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, gave reasons why the federal government released some seized items to their owners in the ongoing fight against graft.

        8. Lagos Dismisses Allegation of Sabotage Against Polio Vaccination [This Day] The Lagos State Government has clarified that no Non-governmental Organisation (NGO) was engaged in the recent vaccination against polio campaign in the state.

        9. 10 Year Power Outage - Ondo Senator-Elect Calls for Review of Contract to Discos [Vanguard] Akure -Concerned by the power outage in the Southern Senatorial district of Ondo State for over ten years, a Senator- Elect, Nicholas Towofomo has asked the Federal Government to review the contract of the Electricity Distribution Companies in the country over their inability to supply power to several communities in the country.

        10. School Feeding Programme - Each Meal Per Child Costs N70 - Govt [Premium Times] The Presidency says the Federal Government spends only N70 per meal daily to feed over 9.7 million pupils in 53,715 government primary schools in 31 States under the National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme.

        11. How to Make Visa Applications Successful - Belgian Envoy [Guardian] The Belgian Ambassador to Nigeria, Daniel Dargent, has advised Nigerians seeking to travel to Belgium to always ensure that they supply necessary documents required for visa applications if they hope to receive a successful approval.

        12. SEC, NSE Set to Attract More Listing in Capital Market [Guardian] To woo more firms to list on the nation's bourse, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), have announced plans to make the processes of listing on the Exchange more efficient and cost-effective by streamlining the approval process between the two regulators.

        13. Court Stops Lalong From Tampering With Gbong Gwom Jos Stool [Guardian] A Plateau State High Court on Thursday issued an interim injunction stopping Gov Simon Lalong from tampering with the composition of the Gbong Gwom Jos Traditional Council.

        14. Runtown Releases 'The Tradition EP' 7 Days Earlier Than Scheduled [Guardian] It's an early Christmas for fans as Nigerian pop star, Runtown as he has released his much expected Tradition EP seven days before its initially announced release date.

        15. Nigeria Loses U.S.$1 Billion to Corrupt MSMEs Development Programmes [Guardian] Latest report by the Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Initiative (SEEDi), has revealed that Nigeria has lost over $1 billion to corruption-related Medium Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) programmes in four years.

        16. Supreme Court Sacks Zamfara Gov-Elect [Vanguard] The Supreme Court has held that the All Progressive Congress, APC, did not have any valid candidate in all the elections that held in Zamfara State.

        17. Nigerians Will Refund Money Mistakenly Sent to Their Accounts, Vanguard Poll Reveals [Vanguard] Nigerians might be many things, but there are that enriched veins of honesty enshrined in their body systems. This reflected in a Vanguard poll where almost all the respondents mentioned affirmed that they will return money mistakenly sent to their bank accounts without thinking twice.

        18. Katsina - Who Will Become President Buhari's Speaker? [Vanguard] Katsina -In Katsina State, consultation is the order of the day over who takes over the speakership of the state House of Assembly as the 7th assembly winds down.

        19. APC Finally Loses Zamfara As Supreme Court Rules Against Party [Premium Times] Nigeria's ruling party, APC, has finally lost its bid to govern Zamfara State for the next four years following a Supreme Court ruling.

        20. Rema's 'Dumebi' Video Under Scrutiny, Stirs Debate [Leadership] Fans of Mavin Record's newest signee, Rema have expressed mixed reactions over the video for his hit song, 'Dumebi'.

        21. Nigeria's Growing Suicide Crisis and Law [Guardian] Suicide is a crime in some parts of the world and Nigeria is one of the eight African countries that criminalize it.

        22. Senate, House Pass Bill Re-Introducing 'Park and Pay' in Abuja [Premium Times] The Senate at plenary on Thursday, concurred to a House of Representatives Bill seeking to establish the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) traffic management service.

        23. Emefiele Preaches Patriotism to Operators in Public, Private Sectors [Guardian] The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has taken his message of economic patriotism to the University of Benin, where he urged actors in the public and private sectors to look inwards in developing the Nigerian economy.

        24. Majority of Nigerians Mistrust Their Police [CAJ News] Abuja -Nigerians have expressed concern at the police killing unarmed civilians, intimidation, unlawful arrests and officers accepting bribes.

        25. Non-Passage of Key Agricultural Bills Worries Nigerian Farmers, Experts [Premium Times] Farmers and experts last Friday lamented that two bills, the fertiliser quality control bill and the seed bill are yet to get presidential assent; while a third, the warehouse regulatory bill is yet to be passed by the National Assembly.

        26. States Can Develop Without Depending On Govt's Support - Buhari [Guardian] Owerri -President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said there are ample evidences that states could develop on their own without necessarily craving Federal Government's support.

        27. Govt Released N470 Billion for Sip Out of N1.5 Trillion Budget in Three Years [Guardian] Abuja -Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments in the Office of the Vice President, Mrs. Maryam Uwais has disclosed that the Implementing Unit of the National Social Investment Office (N-SIO) received N470.825b in three years out of N1.5tr budget.

        28. LUTH Resident Doctors, Management Disagree On Strike [Premium Times] The management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) and the hospital's Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) have expressed opposing views on an ongoing strike.

        29. As Aero Celebrates 60 Years of Operation [This Day] In many ways Aero Contractors remains the number one airline in Nigeria because it is the oldest operator in the country with high safety record. It has also operated scheduled commercial service for over 15 years and at the same time it maintained robust rotor service, which provided logistics service to oil exploration and production companies for several years.

        30. Osinbajo to Outgoing Governors - Your Service Days Not Over Yet [This Day] Abuja -Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo Thursday urged outgoing governors not to see their exit from power as an opportunity to run personal businesses or sleeping for long hours.

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