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    123,945,463 200,962,417 62.1 % 391,296,754

    Population by state
    RankCitiesPopulation
    1Lagos21,000,000
    2Kano3,550,000
    3Ibadan3,160,000
    4Abuja 3,000,000
    5Benin City
    1,147,188
    6Ilorin
    908,490
    7Jos873,943
    8Kaduna760,084
    9Enugu722,664
    10Warri557,398
    Top Nigerian Universities
    RankUniversity
    1University of Lagos - Lagos
    2University of Ilorin - Ilorin
    3Ahmadu Bello University - Zaria
    4Obafemia Awolowo University - Ile Ife
    5University of Nigeria - Nsukka
    6University of Ibadan - Ibadan
    7Covenant University - Ota
    8Federal University of Technology, Minna - Minna
    9Landmark University – Omu - Aran
    10Rivers State University of Science and Technology - Port Harcourt
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    1. Eguavoen: A Steady Pair Of Hands For Nigeria As New Coach Waits In Wings In Augustine Eguavoen, Nigeria are relying on an interim appointment to lead them at the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon, ...

    2. Nigerian refugee girls join Afcon fiesta • “It’s so incredible. I’m so happy,” enthused 20-year-old Salamata Timothy, with stars in her eyes.• The camp, the largest in the region, opened in July 2013 at the height of the Boko Haram ...

    3. The Magic Maker: Jennifer Lee’s Plan for Walt Disney Animation — and Finding the Next ‘Frozen’ When her first film made more than $1 billion, Lee proved she had the golden touch. Now that she's taken the helm of the ...

    4. Buhari Praises El-Rufai After Commissioning Projects In Zaria President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday continued the inauguration of projects executed by the Kaduna State government, with a stop at Zaria, heaping encomiums on Governor Nasir El-Rufai. “I am pleased ...

    5. Gambia upset Tunisia in another Cup of Nations shock • “We are very proud, we were very disciplined, it’s an amazing result to be beat Tunisia, finish with seven points and go to the second round. We could not have wished for more,” said Saintfiet.• ...

    6. Mali Bids Farewell To Ex-President Keita Mali held a state ceremony on Friday for former president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who was ousted in a 2020 coup and died last week. Interim Prime Minister Choguel Kokalla Maiga attended the ceremony ...

    7. 2 Nigerian men sentenced to prison in 'romance scam' case Two Nigerian men living in New Jersey were sentenced to federal prison after pleading guilty to laundering money stolen in an online “romance scam” and other schemes though unwitting businesses, ...

    8. ‘Bat Out Of Hell’ Singer Meat Loaf Dies At 74 US singer Meat Loaf, famous for his “Bat Out of Hell” rock anthem, has died aged 74, after a career in which he sold more than 100 million albums and appeared in scores of movies. “Our hearts are ...

    9. Brandon Moreno should be a fan favorite when UFC makes its return to the Southland Can Tijuana-bred flyweight champion Brandon Moreno keep Brazilian jiujitsu black belt Deiveson Figueiredo from evening the score? The tandem of title fights highlights UFC 270 at Honda Center in ...

    10. Buhari Asks Police, Justice Ministry To Uphold Integrity In Hanifa Abubakar’s Case President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the relevant bodies to ensure justice is served in the murder of Hanifa Abubakar, ...

    11. Chelsea Must Improve Attitude, Admits Tuchel Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel admitted his side need to improve their attitude for Sunday’s Premier League clash with Tottenham if they are to avoid a battle just to remain in the top four. The Blues’ ...

    12. How a French Firm in Atlanta Helps Corporates Embrace Transparency, Compliance Nneoma Njoku got her first look at the nuts and bolts of corporate governance at a young age, accompanying her father, a ...

    13. Air Strike On Yemen Prison Leaves At Least 70 Dead At least 70 people were killed in an air strike on a prison as Yemen’s long-running conflict suffered a dramatic escalation ...

    14. Six Governors Storm Lagos for Adediran Ekong The official change of political party loyalty by Mr. Olajide Abdulaziz Adediran, better known as Jandor and his ...

    15. Gunmen Abduct Bayelsa Commissioner, Federal Otokito Gunmen have kidnapped the Commissioner for Industry, Trade, and Investment in Bayelsa State, Federal Otokito. Police authorities in the state confirmed Otokito’s abduction on Friday in a statement, ...

    16. Moment Buhari's posters defaced in Zaria: Untold story of President's visit But his hosts in Kaduna did not probably tell him the pulse of the public as disgruntled residents of Zaria either defaced or ...

    17. 2 Nigerian men sentenced to prison in 'romance scam' case Two Nigerian men living in New Jersey were sentenced to federal prison after pleading guilty to laundering money stolen in an online “romance scam” and other schemes though unwitting businesses, ...

    18. A TOAST TO WILLIE OBIANO Chuks Iloegbunam contends that Chief Obiano has acquitted himself creditably as Governor of Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano’s direction of Anambra’s affairs will end on March 17, 2022. But ...

    19. Teenage Boarding Student Arrested For Slitting Schoolmate’s Throat A 16- year-old boarding student of Elkanemi College of Islamic Theology Maiduguri is has been handed over to the Police over the attempted murder of a younger student.

    20. Be sincere about security reports PANDEF tells Yobe gov The Pan Niger Delta Forum has urged the Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni, to be sincere about the security narratives in ...

    21. Lassa Fever: Nigeria Records 11 Deaths, 96 Cases In Two Weeks No fewer than 11 people have died of Lassa fever since the beginning of the new year, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control ...

    22. Africa Needs International Partnership To Tackle Terrorism, Climate Change – Osinbajo Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, said on Friday that there are giant strides recorded across Africa but there are still challenges to overcome for which reasons, “we need partnerships that help to tackle ...

    23. EFCC Arraigns Woman For N38m Oil Scam In Kano The Kaduna Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), on Thursday, January 20, 2022, arraigned ...


    1. Rasheed Balogun, GM of NPFL club Shooting Star is dead - Rasheed Balogun, the General Manager of NPFL club, Shooting Stars of Ibadan has sadly passed away after battling illness for months, IgbereTV reports.  ...

    2. Troops Deactivate 39 Illegal Refineries In Niger Delta - Troops of Operation Delta Safe have in the last two weeks deactivated 39 illegal refineries within the Niger Delta region, IgbereTV reports. This is accordin...

    3. 'I should be more intelligent' - Thomas Partey issues apology to Arsenal fans after his red card against Liverpool in Carabao Cup semi-final - Thomas Partey has issued an apology to Arsenal fans after he was shown a red c...

    4. ‘Lewandowski Is Best Bundesliga Striker Of Modern Era,’ Says Klinsmann - Jurgen Klinsmann rates Robert Lewandowski as the best Bundesliga striker of the modern era with the Bayern Munich star poised to inflict more mi...

    5. England To Host Côte d’Ivoire As Part Of World Cup Build-Up - Gareth Southgate’s England will face Ivory Coast in a Wembley friendly on March 29 as part of their build-up to the World Cup in Qatar, IgbereTV reports. ...

    6. Sterling Bank shareholders lose N14.97bn, as investors lose interest in stocks - Sterling Bank shareholders lost a significant part of their investment in the lender last year, resulting from the creditor’s struggle to ...

    7. LAWMA Embarks On Two-Day Enforcement Operation At Lekki - Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has embarked on a two-day enforcement operation at the Lekki axis, to clear the roadsides of various illegal activities de...

    8. COVID-19 Cases ‘Drop Significantly’ In Africa – WHO - Cases of Covid have plummeted in Africa and deaths are declining for the first time since the Omicron-dominated fourth wave of the virus reached its peak, the UN...

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    10. Naomi Osaka Crashes Out Of Australian Open - Defending champion Naomi Osaka was stunned Friday by unseeded American Amanda Anisimova in the Australian Open third round, IgbereTV reports. The Japanese superstar won ...

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    1. Nigeria's Online Vendors Count Losses After Long Twitter Ban
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      2.   The New York Times
      3.   CNN
      4.   Associated Press
      5.   Reuters

       
    2. Nigeria extremists still ‘very dangerous,’ says UN official   The Seattle Times
       
    3. Nigeria to prioritise taxes from digital non-resident firms in 2022   Reuters
       
    4. AFCON 2022 Power Rankings: Nigeria are perfect, hosts Cameroon surprisingly strong, Comoros feisty underdogs   CBS Sports
       
    5. Jihadi video shows child fighters executing Nigeria soldiers   Associated Press
       
    6. Nigeria advance to last-16 of Africa Cup of Nations with perfect record after comfortable win over Guinea-Bissau   Eurosport COM
       
    7. Nigeria calls for patent waivers to allow Africa to make its own vaccines   Business Standard
       
    8. Nigeria Stiffens Oversight of Terror Financing With Latest Rule   Bloomberg
       
    9. Nigeria extremists kidnap 20 children: residents   Arab News
       
    10. Nigeria records 18000 cases of COVID-19 from inbound travellers   Guardian Nigeria
       
    11. ANALYSIS: How Buhari's reforms impact corruption in Nigeria's maritime sector   Premium Times
       
    12. Nigeria: Can Buhari bring peace and development through cheap bread?   The Africa Report
       
    13. UN appoints Nigeria’s Gen Olufemi Sawyer as Commander, military mission in South-Sudan   Vanguard
       
    14. How Nigeria is finally telling its own history   The Africa Report
       
    15. Nigeria: our country is at crossroads – Abdulsalami   Vanguard
       
    16. Nigeria oldest monarch celebrates 105 years, reads without glasses   Vanguard
       
    17. DPO Group gets license to provide payment services in Nigeria   Finextra
       
    18. Talgo trains sat idle in a Milwaukee facility now heading to Nigeria   Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
       
    19. Hanifa death in Kano: #Justiceforhanifa dey trend for Nigeria Social media   BBC News
       
    20. Nigerian Alumni of Cuban education recount experiences, decry American blockade   Premium Times
       
    21. Nigeria vs Tunisia: Prediction, kick off time, TV, live stream, team news and h2h results   Evening Standard
       
    22. Intelligence failures are stunting Nigeria’s war on terror   Punch Newspapers
       
    23. 2022 expectations from Nigerian power sector | The Guardian Nigeria News   Guardian
       
    24. UN Humanitarian chief pledges support for Nigeria   ReliefWeb
       
    25. ThinkBikes Nigeria Is Launching Locally Produced Electric Tricycles   CleanTechnica
       
    26. ‘Dramatic’ Afcon lecturer-turned-referee leaves viewers in stitches with incredible sprint during Nigeria w...   The Sun
       
    27. MERITAS COMES TO NIGERIA   TechCabal
       
    28. Nigeria's conservative north is overflowing with aphrodisiacs   The Economist
       
    29. UN commends Nigeria over first piracy conviction in Africa   Guardian Nigeria
       
    30. Removal of fuel subsidy will worsen Nigeria's woes   Premium Times
       
    31. Nigeria's minimum wage grossly inadequate, can't meet basic nutritional needs of an adult   Premium Times
       
    32. Nigeria Player Ratings: Simon flourishes in half-hour appearance   Goal.com
       
    33. Nigeria's economy under Buhari worse than 10 years ago: World Bank   Peoples Gazette
       
    34. Nigeria's Grammy-winning recording artist Burna Boy has a complicated relationship with Africa   CNN
       
    35. 2023: I’m competent but not desperate to lead Nigeria —Orji Kalu   Punch Newspapers
       
    36. Nigeria Targets Illegal Oil Refining, Soot Pollution   Voice of America
       
    37. A journey through time: The story of Nigerian eCommerce startup, Heroshe   Nairametrics
       
    38. Kicks, knocks trail rice pyramid unveiling   Guardian Nigeria
       
    39. 12,000 Nigerians studying in Ukrainian varsities –Envoy   Punch Newspapers
       
    40. Court orders Nigeria to apologise, pay ₦1billion to Nnamdi Kanu   Guardian
       
    41. Nigeria needs competent leaders to end insecurity | The Guardian Nigeria News   Guardian
       
    42. Nigeria – Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #1 Fiscal Year (FY) 2022   ReliefWeb
       
    43. Lassa Fever: Nigeria's death toll rises to 11 in two weeks   Premium Times
       
    44. Shell appeals $2bn judgment in Nigeria pollution case   Creamer Media's Engineering News
       
    45. Stolen art: Nigeria and US government sign agreement   Nairametrics
       
    46. Premier League star to join Nigeria, more to follow?   KickOff.com
       
    47. Nigeria: The Dark Shadow Behind the Food Pyramids   AllAfrica.com
       
    48. Coronation Conversations: Public-Private Partnerships, key to unlocking Nigeria’s agricultural potential   Daily Post Nigeria
       
    49. Nigeria's Oxfordbuildbay wants you to easily own land, no matter how much you earn   Techpoint Africa
       
    50. Nigeria to benefit as IMF proposes $50bn trust fund for low income countries   TheCable
       
    51. Be fair in assessing my government – Buhari to Nigerians   Daily Post Nigeria
       
    52. 3SC: Balogun’s death a disaster to Nigerian football – SWAN   Daily Post Nigeria
       
    53. US vows to bolster democracy in Nigeria | The Guardian Nigeria News   Guardian Nigeria
       
    54. Stop fighting for God; be more tolerant — CAN charges Nigerians   Vanguard
       
    55. North has had fair share of Nigeria’s leadership, Coalition insists   Punch Newspapers
       
    56. Uwaifo, African Bar Association blame politicians for bandits wreaking havoc in Nigeria   Vanguard
       
    57. WIEG Seeks partnership with NIPC to facilitate investment migration in Nigeria   Nairametrics
       
    58. Rangers’ Joe Aribo faces tricky AFCON last 16 tie with Nigeria   Rangers News
       
    59. IGP replaces Odumosu with Abiodun Alabi as Lagos police commissioner   Guardian
       
    60. BREAKING: Nigeria to face Tunisia in AFCON round of 16   TheCable
       
    61. Video Captures Moment Oyinbo Lady Living in Nigeria Pays Her Maid's Kid's School Fees, She Jumps Up in Joy   Legit.ng
       
    62. Nnamdi Kanu: Apologise to Nigeria, Malami, Coalition tells Canadian Minister   Daily Trust
       
    63. 2023: Come Change Nigeria Like You Did To Lagos – Gov Bello Tells Tinubu   Naija News
       
    64. Nigerian Army gender-neutral – General Oluyede   Daily Post Nigeria
       
    65. NEC says Nigeria’s Excess Crude Account now at $35 million in January 2022   Nairametrics
       
    66. Alex Iwobi: Meet the man that could be Nigeria’s creative spark at AFCON 2021   Soccernet.ng
       

        1. How Buhari's Reforms Impact Corruption in Nigeria's Maritime Sector [Premium Times] Reports of bribes demanded from Ship Masters ... dropped from 266 reported incidents in 2019 to 128 in 2020 and 40 in 2021.
           
        2. Nigerian Alumni of Cuban Education Recount Experiences, Decry American Blockade [Premium Times] Five Nigerians who studied in Cuba highlighted lessons their home country can draw from the interactive and practical mode of learning in the Caribbean country.
           
        3. Gates Foundation, Wellcome Pledge 300 Million Dollars Against Future Pandemics [Premium Times] Mr Gates said the foundation's work over the past 20 years has shown that early investment in research and development can save lives and prevent worst-case scenarios.
           
        4. Borno APC Forum Drums Support for Sheriff to Contest Nwc Position Ahead of February Convention [Vanguard] Maiduguri -- Borno State ruling All Progressives Congress Aspirants Forum (BOSAPCAF) has given its National Secretary of the Forum, Hon Yusuf Sheriff to declare his intention within 24 hours contest position for the office of the National Working Committee, NWC of the party in the forthcoming National Convention slated to hold on 26th February 2022 in Abuja.
           
        5. Lassa Fever - Nigeria's Death Toll Rises to 11 in Two Weeks [Premium Times] Cumulatively, from the first week to the second week of 2022, 96 people have been infected by Lassa fever across 27 Local Government Areas in 11 states of the federation.
           
        6. Naira Slips At Official Market [Premium Times] The currency has remained considerably stable at the black market across states in Nigeria.
           
        7. Covid-19 - Nigeria Records Six Deaths, 123 New Infections Thursday [Premium Times] The confirmed cases have increased Nigeria's infection toll to 251,694, with active cases of currently standing at 23,174.
           
        8. Buhari Calls for Positive Attitude Towards Education [This Day] President Muhammadu Buhari has called for a change of attitude towards education for genuine change and progress in the country.
           
        9. April Is for the Grammys As Trevor Noah Returns As Host [This Day] After an earlier postponement, the Recording Academy during the week confirmed that the 64th Grammy Awards will now be held in April.
           
        10. Osinbajo Flags Off Decagon's Purpose-Built Tech Park in Edo State [Vanguard] Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo joined Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki to kick off the construction of the Edo Tech Park (ETP).
           
        11. Fuel Subsidy - Why Our Refineries Are Not Working - NLC President [Premium Times] The NLC boss alleged that some people are profiting from the dysfunctional state of the country's refineries.
           
        12. 2019 Audit Report - House to Investigate 178,459 Missing Police Arms, Ammunition [This Day] Abuja -- The House of Representatives at the plenary, Thursday resolved to investigate the alleged missing 178,459 arms and ammunition in the Nigeria Police Force as contained in the 2019 report of the Auditor General for the Federation (AuGF).
           
        13. $750m World Bank Support Will Complement Govt's Job Creation, Poverty Alleviation Schemes, Says Osinbajo [This Day] Abuja -- The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has expressed optimism that the $750 million loan from the World Bank would complement the federal government's job creation and poverty alleviation schemes aimed at taking 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in ten years.
           
        14. Katsina Governor Demands N10bn From NUJ for Alleged Defamation [Premium Times] Governor Aminu Masari is angry over Abuja NUJ accusing him of being behind the arrest of a journalist.
           
        15. Sacked Hospital Worker Arrested Over Attempted Murder - Police [Premium Times] The suspect had dug a shallow grave in his room and inflicted his victim with machete cuts before he was rescued, the police said.
           
        16. El-Rufai Is Writing His History in Letters of Gold - Buhari [This Day] President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, while inaugurating some projects in different parts of Kaduna State, gave a generous pass mark to the Northwestern state governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, saying he was writing history in letters of gold.
           
        17. NSA to INEC - Tackle Logistics, Operational Challenges Before 2023 Elections [Leadership] National Security Adviser (NSA), Major-General Babagana Monguno (rtd), has tasked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to address all logistics and operational challenges ahead of the 2023 general elections.
           
        18. Governors Move to Avert Planned Protest Over Fuel Price Hike [Leadership] In a bid to forestall a planned nationwide protest against the federal government's proposed increase in the pump price of petrol, Nigerian governors have resolved to dialogue with organised labour.
           
        19. NLC Backs Bill to Outlaw Yearly House Rents in FCT [Leadership] Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has expressed support for the bill seeking to outlaw payment of house rent in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on a yearly basis.
           
        20. El-Rufai Has Transformed Kaduna With Projects - Buhari [Leadership] President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday gave Kaduna State governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, a pat on the back for committing himself to transforming the state with meaningful projects.
           
        21. Troops Kill 129 Terrorists, Arrest 64 As 863 Surrender [Leadership] Defence Headquarters (DHQs) has said troops deployed for different operations in part of the country neutralized 129 terrorists while 863 terrorists and their families surrendered in the last two weeks.
           
        22. Poverty Index - Poverty in West Africa Surges By 2.9 Percent in 2021 [This Day] According to a report conducted by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), extreme poverty in Western Africa increased by nearly three per cent, noting that the proportion of people in the region living with less than $1.90 a day increased from 2.3 per cent in 2020 to 2.9 per cent in 2021.
           
        23. Nigeria Pilots to Undergo Recurrent Training At Aviation College, Zaria [This Day] The Nigeria College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria is a premier institution that has produced technocrats in the aviation industry who have made local and international constribution to aviation development.
           
        24. Teacher Arrested for Allegedly Kidnapping, Killing His 5-Year Old Pupil [Premium Times] Private school teacher, Abdulmalik Tanko, allegedly kidnapped and killed his five-year old pupil.
           
        25. Troops Vanquish 37 Insurgents in North-East, 867 Terrorists, Families Surrender - DHQ [This Day] Defence Headquarters (DHQ) said yesterday that troops killed 37 insurgents in the North-east within two weeks, forcing 867 terrorists and their families to surrender.
           
        26. The Dark Shadow Behind the Food Pyramids [Premium Times] It is time to evolve towards more modern entrepreneurship in the Nigerian agricultural sector.
           
        27. When Peace Comes - Imagining the End of Nigeria's Boko Haram War [The New Humanitarian] Maiduguri -- 'When people, especially families, stay out late at night with no fears of being attacked, sharing stories of their day.'
           
        28. We'll Leave Nigeria Better Than We Met It - Buhari [Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his administration is determined to hand over a better Nigeria than the one they inherited and urged people to be fair in their assessment of what his government has achieved so far.
           
        29. Ken Saro-Wiwa's Wife, Maria, Passes On At 73 [Premium Times] Her daughter, Noo Saro-Wiwa, who announced her passing in a Facebook post on Wednesday, said she died on January 16.
           
        30. Niger State Govt Begins Cervical Cancer Services in Line With WHO's Recommendation [WHO-AFRO] In line with the World Health Organization's (WHO) recommendation for screening and treatment to prevent cervical cancer, the Niger State Government has begun screening women for Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and cancer prevention services in nine Local Government Areas (LGA).
           

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                    From Uche Usim, Abuja The three tiers of government shared N699.824 billion as December 2021 subvention as declared by the

                  2. Court orders IGP, others to arrest two Italians over alleged $119m Power Plant fraud
                    From Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Inspector General of Police and other security agencies have been ordered to effect the arrest

                  3. N700 daily ticketing: We aren’t slaves, Edo wheelbarrow pushers cry out to govt
                    From Ighomuaye Lucky, Benin The chairman, Wheelbarrow Pusher Association, Edo State chapter, Otunba Adebayo, yesterday, called on the state government

                  4. Ortom pardons 50 prisoners
                    From Rose Ejembi, Makurdi Fifty prisoners who were on death row have been granted pardon by the Benue State State

                  5. Policeman, businessman killed as restive youths seize Minna
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                  6. NSITF vows to prosecute uncooperative employers
                    From Adannna Nnamani, Abuja The Managing Director of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Dr. Mike Akabogu has assured

                  7. Ortom suspends four traditional rulers over gross misconduct
                    From Rose Ejembi, Makurdi Four traditional rulers have been suspended by the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom over alleged gross

                  8. Food Support Scheme: Osun govt promises to sustain gesture
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                  9. Attempts to vacate garnishee order on Ekiti govt accounts suffer setback
                    By Lukman Olabiyi An attempt to vacate a garnishee order Nisi, on accounts belonging to the Ekiti State Government in

                  10. Oil theft: Wike tasks traditional rulers to dislodge illegal refinery operators
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                  11. UK economy extends recovery from COVID crash, growth seen fading

                  12. Food sufficiency: Buhari, Emiefele hailed for launch of rice pyramids
                    From Okwe obi, Abuja One hundred and six civil society organisations under the auspices of Coalition of Civil Society Groups,

                  13. Dangote Cement, NGX Group boosts market performance up 1.01%
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                  14. 25m Nigerians to benefit from FG’s 5m solar home project
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                  15. Glo Joy Unlimited Extravaganza produces 109 new winners
                    Globacom’s Joy Unlimited Extravaganza promo on Thursday rewarded 109 new winners at a prize presentation event held in the Federal

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                  17. Bolarinwa emerges ACAMB President
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                  18. Bolarinwa emerges ACAMB President
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                  19. Glo Joy Unlimited Extravaganza produces 109 new winners
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                  21. Ambassadors of estate management, UNILAG give back to school
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                  22. Anambra GDP increases to N4.2trn in five years — Obiano

                  23. Osun APC Ward Congress: Court rules on jurisdiction Wednesday
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                  24. It’s pitiable using Somtochukwu’s death to justify Imo killings, Okorocha replies Uzodinma
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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)
                    NYSC
                    50,000

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

                    Salaries of Doctors in Federal Government Hospitals
                    800,000

                    State Hospitals
                    800,000