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    1. NANS to FG: Your economic recovery plan doesn’t address challenges of universities

    2. ‎TSA: Reps query AGF over non audit of system since inception

    3. 2 killed, 6 injured as hoodlums clash in Lagos Island

    4. Boko Haram: Another Radio station added to counter terrorism in the lake Chad region

    5. Ogun Police discover human parts in Church

    6. Boko Haram: Shekau trying to be relevant ―Anti-terrorism group

    7. University of Jos join ASUU strike

    8. 500 ex-Councillors endorse Gov Wike for a second term

    9. Nigerians in UK condemn Wuse market invasion

    10. 2017 Enugu LG Poll: APC faults nomination fee for aspirants

    11. The harder I work, the easier my task becomes —Folorunsho Alakija

    12. Beat student syndrome to achieve your career goals

    13. FAAN and the gains of executive order

    14. Tips for career success

    15. I put in 18 hours into my business everyday —Dangote

    16. Our product is getting better and cheaper for Nigerians —British Airways

    17. Software: Nigerians must know that local contents are cheaper, better —Abioye

    18. ATM: 50 years of retail banking automation

    19. Oniha: Dawn of a new era at DMO

    20. ETISALAT: A business romance gone sour

    21. ‘Why I returned to Nigeria to pursue my career’

    22. Cquenz set to drop visuals for Enyim

    23. Ameen gushes about Krizbeatz’s album

    24. Former BBN housemate, TTT, welcomes baby girl, as Bisola congratulates him

    25. I want to achieve what my dad failed to achieve with music —Aremu Poki Poki

    26. Why juju music is fading —Yinka Adonai

    27. OHR unveils saxophonist, Kunle Ajayi, Nathaniel Bassey, 8 others

    28. Obey, Ayewa, Bola Are, Shina Peters, others light up UK at Celebrate the Comforter

    29. Krizbeatz joins SaaB Foundation’s walk against gender-based violence

    30. Segun Arinze desires “collabo’’ with Tekno

    31. ‘Marijuana increases hypertension death risk’

    32. Sickle cell children can live long — Expert

    33. Ogun residents to enjoy free eye surgery

    34. Oyo inaugurates committee on strategic health plan

    35. Lassa fever: Govt should improve emergencies preparedness ―Researcher

    36. NGO advises Nigerians on regular medical check up

    37. Okokomaiko Community in Lagos acquires new clinic for Family Planning services

    38. UNDP to integrate conflict prevention, peace building training into NYSC

    39. Open drugs market ends 2018, says Minister

    40. Lassa fever: Be vigilant, imbibe right attitude toward prevention ―Experts

    1. Dozens killed in northern Nigeria triple suicide attack - CNN International

      CNN International

      Dozens killed in northern Nigeria triple suicide attack
      CNN International
      Researchers at the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point and Yale University analyzed the 434 suicide bombings carried out by Nigeria-based militants Boko Haram since 2011, and found that at least 244 of the 338 attacks in which the bomber's gender ...
      Suicide Bombers Kill 27, Wound 83 in Northeast NigeriaNBCNews.com
      Suspected Boko Haram bombers kill dozens in NigeriaAljazeera.com
      Woman suicide bombers kill 28 at Nigeria campOman Tribune
      The Guardian -New York Times
      all 207 news articles »

    2. Nigeria's Ogenyi Onazi denied work permit to join Birmingham - BBC Sport

      BBC Sport

      Nigeria's Ogenyi Onazi denied work permit to join Birmingham
      BBC Sport
      Nigeria international Ogenyi Onazi has been denied a work permit to play for English Championship side Birmingham City. Birmingham had agreed terms with the 24-year-old to sign him from Turkish club Trabzonspor. However the Football Association ...
      Birmingham's move for Ogenyi Onazi off after Nigeria midfielder is denied work permitSkySports

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    3. 'Nigeria must be united, no war' - Vanguard

      'Nigeria must be united, no war'
      The spiritual leader of one love family Satguru Maharaj Ji, has warned those fanning the embers of war to desist because the nation will not divide ''come what may.'' Maharaj Ji said this on Wednesday when he paid visit to the secretariat of the ...

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    4. NGO:Nigeria's displaced people increasingly targeted - Miami Herald

      Norwegian Refugee Council

      NGO:Nigeria's displaced people increasingly targeted
      Miami Herald
      The Norwegian Refugee Council says the Nigerian government must protect civilians after a camp with internally displaced people was "indiscriminately targeted" by suicide bombers who blew themselves up in the northeastern part of the country Tuesday, ...
      Attacks increasingly targeting displaced people in northeast NigeriaNorwegian Refugee Council
      Nigeria must protect refugee camps, NGO says after bombingsNews24

      all 8 news articles »

    5. Nigeria Seeks to Diversify From Oil With $41 Billion of Rail ... - Bloomberg


      Nigeria Seeks to Diversify From Oil With $41 Billion of Rail ...
      Nigeria has started a $41 billion railway expansion to reduce dependence on oil and diversify its struggling economy by improving transport links to allow the ...

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    6. Nigeria Stand-In Careful Not to Upset the Boat as Buhari Steers From London - U.S. News & World Report

      U.S. News & World Report

      Nigeria Stand-In Careful Not to Upset the Boat as Buhari Steers From London
      U.S. News & World Report
      FILE PHOTO: Nigeria's Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo flags off the clean-up in Ogoni land Bodo, Nigeria, during the start of an exercise to clean up pollution in Ogoniland, June 2, 2016. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde/File photo Reuters. By Ulf Laessing and ...
      100 days without the President: Controversy trails Buhari's continued absence from NigeriaPremium Times

      all 252 news articles »

    7. SEC Nigeria partners NERDC to develop curriculum for capital market studies in Nigeria - Proshare Nigeria Limited (press release) (registration)

      Proshare Nigeria Limited (press release) (registration)

      SEC Nigeria partners NERDC to develop curriculum for capital market studies in Nigeria
      Proshare Nigeria Limited (press release) (registration)
      The apex regulator of the Nigerian capital market, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Nigeria, is developing a curriculum on capital market studies as part of the financial literacy programme, for primary and secondary schools in the country ...

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    8. Nigeria-The Grimmest Of Realities - News24

      Nigeria-The Grimmest Of Realities
      Petroleum exports comprise some 70 percent of the Nigerian government's revenues. So when oil prices began to plummet a few years back, public spending sagged, forcing the country to fall into recession last year, according to African Economic Outlook ...

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    9. Nigeria may not meet learning needs of children by 2020 - UNICEF - Daily Trust

      Daily Trust

      Nigeria may not meet learning needs of children by 2020 - UNICEF
      Daily Trust
      The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has said Nigeria may not attain the Education For All (EFA) target by 2020. UNICEF said it was rather worrisome that about 10.5 million children or 20 per cent of global total did not go to school in Nigeria.

    10. How suspected kidnapper Evans floored Nigeria Police in court - Premium Times

      Premium Times

      How suspected kidnapper Evans floored Nigeria Police in court
      Premium Times
      The suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (popularly known as Evans), on Wednesday secured a rare victory against the police after a federal judge dismissed applications to stall his fundamental rights suit. Judge Abdulaziz Anka ...

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      1. 100 Days - Controversy Follows Buhari's Continued Absence From Nigeria [Premium Times] Exactly 100 days since he left Nigeria on Sunday, May 7 for London to attend to his ailing health, controversy has continued to trail President Muhammadu Buhari's continued absence from the country.

      2. Firm Accused of Illegal Mining Speaks - Blames Nigerian Govt [Premium Times] The company whose owner the Nigerian government declared wanted on Monday for alleged illegal mining in Wase local government area of Plateau State has denied that its activities are against the law.

      3. Govt Begs Academic Staff Union to Suspend Strike [Premium Times] The federal government has appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities to suspend its ongoing strike in the universities in the interest of the nation.

      4. Abuja Market Shut Down Amid Clashes Over Buhari's Absence [Premium Times] The attempt by protesters at the popular Wuse Market in Abuja to urge President Muhammadu Buhari to return to Nigeria or resign on Tuesday resulted in the breakout of an inter-tribal clash.

      5. A Global Leader - Kingsley Moghalu's Inspirational Life [Vanguard] ONE evening in Medford, Massachusetts in March 2017, I was seated at the back of an elegantly designed classroom at the renowned Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. The master's degree students were from various countries including the USA, Japan, India, Switzerland, Canada, Nigeria and the United Kingdom.

      6. FIRS, States Collaborate to Track High Net Worth Persons [This Day] The Joint Tax Board (JTB) and the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has said it has started sharing information of high net worth individuals to profile their income and tax payments to ensure they pay the appropriate taxes.

      7. Osinbajo Assigns Portfolios to New Ministers [Premium Times] The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has assigned portfolios to the two ministers who were sworn in three weeks ago.

      8. Whistle-Blower Policy, One of Buhari's Main Achievements - Adeosun [Premium Times] The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has said the whistle-blower policy of the federal government is one of the current administration's successful initiatives.

      9. Many Feared Killed As Boko Haram Attacks Two Adamawa Communities [Premium Times] Suspected members of the Boko Haram on Monday night attacked two Adamawa communities.

      10. Army Releases Call Code for Complaints About Soldiers' Conduct [Premium Times] The army has said that it would respond promptly to complaints of human rights abuses by civilians against any of its personnel nationwide.

      11. Stop Disparaging Kastina Emir, Atiku, Group Warns [This Day] Abuja -A northern group under the aegis of Arewa Youths Grand Alliance (AYGA) has warned a section of youths in the region whom it said are disparaging key leaders including Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumin Usman, and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.

      12. Enugu Electricity Nabs 18 Vandals [Daily Trust] The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) said it has nabbed 18 suspects for vandalising electricity installations in the South East.

      13. Nigeria's Restructuring - the Fears, the Anxieties and the Hopes [Daily Trust] If there is any burning issue that has seriously threatened the unity of Nigeria over the decades is the problem of ethnic hegemony in the polity. Since the 1914 amalgamation, the unity of the over 300 ethnic groups with more than 521 languages has always been under threat of disintegration as a result of persistent outcries of marginalisation. If we walk down the memory lane, it is obvious that this ancient ancestral rancour is not unconnected to the issue of resource control, especially since the discove

      14. Mother Arrested for Allegedly Killing Her Three-Day-Old Baby [Premium Times] The Police in Nasarawa State Command said they arrested a woman for allegedly killing her three-day-old baby.

      15. Ban Importation of Skin Bleaching Creams, Don Tells Nigerian Govt [Premium Times] An immunologist and Head, Department of Chemical Pathology, at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Ganiyu Arinola, has called for a ban on the importation of bleaching creams.

      16. NADECO Plans U.S. Conference to Address Separatist Concerns [This Day] Port Harcourt -The pro-democracy group, National Democratic Coalition (NADECO), has said it would collaborate with the Institute for Strategic and Development Studies (ISDS) to hold a conference in Washington, D.C., United States to discuss the future of Nigeria considering the series of separatist agitations in the country.

      17. Firstbank Promotes 3000 Staff [This Day] First Bank of Nigeria Limited has promoted over 3000 of its workforce in its recent promotion exercise targeted at rewarding staff for strong performance in driving the bank's business.

      18. Saraki, Kachikwu, FIRS Boss, Others Shortlisted for Peace Achievers Awards 2017 [Leadership] Abuja -The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, Babatunde Fowler, Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu , Minister of State, Petroleum Resources , Nollywood actor, Mike Ezuruonye and a list of others have been shortlisted for Peace Achievers Awards 2017.

      19. Global Hunt for Nigerian Cyber Criminal Spreading Malware [Vanguard] A Nigerian working alone around Abuja has stirred a global hunt as he orchestrated numerous malware infection campaigns targeting more than 4,000 organisations globally over the past four months, a cyber security company claimed.

      20. Why Flooding in Nigeria Is an Increasingly Serious Problem [The Conversation Africa] Earlier this year heavy rains and thunderstorms caused havoc in Lagos, Nigeria's economic nerve centre and one of Africa's most populous cities. Residents woke up in many parts of the city to find their streets and homes flooded and their property, including cars and other valuables, submerged.

      21. PDP - Back From the Brink [This Day] The Peoples Democratic Party put up quite a show in Abuja last Saturday that sent a powerful message to the ruling All Progressives Congress.

      22. Lockdown in Varsities Continues As ASUU, FG Begin Talks [Vanguard] As the indefinite strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, enters its second day, activities on campuses have been paralysed as students vacate hostels.

      23. Ozubulu - Police Invite Ikegwuonu [Vanguard] The Anambra State Police Command has invited Chief Aloysius Ikegwuonu, who suspected assailants were said to be looking for when they attacked St Philip's Catholic Church, Amakwa Ozubulu penultimate Sunday.

      24. Edo New Speaker Adjoto Resumes Office [Vanguard] The New Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Mr Kabiri Adjoto resumed duties yesterday and ordered the former Speaker, Mr Justin Okonoboh, his deputy, Elizabeth Ativie to return their official vehiclesin their custodies or face the law.

      25. IPOB to Okorocha - We Can't Deceive Millions of Biafrans [Vanguard] The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday reacted to the statement credited to the Imo State governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, that the organization and its leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, were deceiving Igbo people, arguing that it was not possible to deceive millions of Biafrans. IPOB said:

      26. I'm On a Divine Mission - Edochie, Nollywood Actor [Vanguard] It was jubilation galore, yesterday, in Onitsha as Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, stormed a meeting of the Democratic People's Congress, DPC to assert his readiness to contest the election on the platform of the party. Edochie who stormed the meeting at 1.30 pm was accompanied by another popular Nollywood actor, Chief Okwudili Oguegbu, who is also serving as his campaign manager.

      27. Oil Firm Organises Leadership Training for N-Delta Youths [Vanguard] Calabar -NO fewer than 51 youths, drawn from oil-producing communities in the Niger Delta region, are being camped in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, for a two-week training on leadership and peace building, to position them for conflict prevention in their communities.

      28. Villagers Barricade Ughelli-Asaba Expressway Over Herdsmen Menace [Vanguard] Oleh -Worried by the occupation of their farmlands by armed herdsmen, indigenes of Iyede Kingdom, Isoko North Local Government Area, Delta State, yesterday, barricaded the Ekiugbo-Iyede axis of the Ughelli-Asaba expressway, demanding their vacation from their communities.

      29. Nigeria to Save N300 Billion Annually From Rice Import [Leadership] Abuja -Nigeria will be saving about N300 billion it spends annually on importation of rice as local production of the commodity has now reached 15 million metric tonnes, the federal ministry of Agriculture disclosed yesterday.

      30. DMO Raises N5.2 Billion From FGN Savings Bond in 5 Months [Leadership] Lagos -The Debt Management Office (DMO) has in the past five months raised N5.15 billion through federal government's savings bond which it launched in March this year.


      1. Ini Edo Allegedly Did Boob Job, Breast Enlargement Surgery Amidst Brazilian Butt Lift Scandal [PHOTOS]
      2. Photo News: Jigan Ijewuru Cardozo, Bidemi Kosoko, Mr Latin Spotted On Baba Oja Movie Set In Ikorodu
      3. Yul Edochie Steps Out With Campaign Manager In Preparation For Anambra Governorship Election
      4. Videos: Ramsey Nouah, 2face, Funke Akindele, Olamide, AY Join Western Lotto Promotion Crew
      5. Bigval Jokotoye Steps Out With Wife & Baby Daughter [PHOTOS]
      6. Owambe Ready Couple, Akin Olaiya & Wife Pose For Fans [PHOTOS]
      7. Monalisa Chinda Under Fire Over Insensitive Comment About African Men
      8. Odunlade Adekola Finally Responds To Paternity Scandal, See What He Said
      9. Nigerian Actor Mustapha Sholagbade Who Dumped Girlfriend To Marry American Lover Cursed By Jilted Lover
      10. Nollywood Actress Cossy Orjiakor Goes Broke, Becomes A Stripper
      11. Boys Are Not Smiling Nollywood Movie: Uche Jombo Gets Copyright Certificate For New TV Series
      12. MKO Abiola & Jab Adu Produced One Of The Best Nigerian Movies Ever – Eddie Ugbomah
      13. Stolen Vow Nollywood Movie By Uche Ogbodo Set For London Premiere

      14. Boko Haram Kills 16, Injures 82 In Suicide Bomb Attack In Konduga Borno State
      15. C&S Prophet Who Buried Human Body Parts At Church Entrance In Sango Ota Ogun State Arrested [PHOTOS]
      16. Native Doctor Disappears As Police Arrest Man With Human Head In Imota Lagos
      17. Man Arrested For Stealing Garri At Marian Market Calabar Escapes Jungle Justice
      18. Nigerian Girl Used As Human Sacrifice In Iwaya Yaba Lagos Shrine, 10 Suspected Killers Arrested
      19. Drama As Crazy Woman Used Leg To Break Into Chemist Shop In Abuja
      20. Woman Arrested For Killing Her Newborn Baby In Nasarawa State Confesses
      21. Nigerian Air Force Officer Sentenced To Death By Hanging For Killing Girlfriend, Female Colleague
      22. Assassins Attack EFCC Head Office In Wuse Abuja, Drop Death Threat Note For Senior Investigator
      23. Jilted Nigerian Asylum Seeker Who Stabbed German Girlfriend 50 Times Faces Life Imprisonment
      24. South African Man Kills Teacher Wife In Front Of Her Primary School Pupils
      25. Video & Photos: Niger Delta Militants Visit Nnamdi Kanu, Unveil Newly Trained Biafran Soldiers
      26. Poor Farmers Protest As Fulani Herdsmen Invade Village, Destroy Crops






      Tech News

      1. Twitter Reacts: 300 Dead, 600 Missing After Sierra Leone Mudslide In the early hours of Monday morning, heavy rain struck Sierra Leone’s capital city of Freetown. Although the country is prone to flooding, no one could have predicted the devastation that these particular floods would bring. As heavy flooding persisted, thought to be the worst in Africa over the past two decades, a devastating mud [&hellip...

      2. Nigeria: 9Mobile to escape full repayment of $1.2 billion debt In the latest development of the ever changing story of 9Mobile, formerly Etisalat Nigeria, the consortium of 12 banks involved in the $1.2 billion 9Mobile loan – a loan the firm took out four years ago; however, failed to repay due to a currency...

      3. Women catching up to men on eWallet usage via FNB App The latest data published by FNB eWallet Solutions has revealed that women are catching up to men when it comes to cashing in on the convenience of sending and receiving money via eWallet on the FNB App. The data shows that in the six months to June 2017 the...

      4. Taking a closer look at the BlackBerry KEYone BlackBerry, part of TCL Communication, in partnership with Vodacom has revealed the latest BlackBerry device to hit retail stores across South Africa, the BlackBerry KEYone. The BlackBerry KEYone is focused on strength, speed and security and is expected to...

      5. Gartner: Global Information Security Spending Will Reach $86.4 Billion in 2017 Gartner has predicted that the worldwide spending on information security products and services will reach $86.4 billion in 2017. The company has highlighted that this is an increase of 7 per cent over 2016 and spending is expected to grow even more in 2018...

      6. Shocking Research Reveals Your Browsing Habits Are Never Anonymous The internet is a wonderful tool and has truly paved the way for the information age we currently find ourselves immersed in. In this age, we find ourselves constantly craving to be in the loop and we want that information at the speed of a click. So where do...

      7. Top 3 Megatrends That Will Drive Digital Business The Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies report, which is Gartner’s longest-running annual report, identified Artificial intelligence (AI) everywhere, transparently immersive experiences and digital platforms as the trends that will provide unrivalled...

      8. IT News Africa CEO Joins Accenture Innovation Index Panel IT News Africa CEO, Abe Wakama will sit on the Accenture Innovation Index Panel on the 21st of August 2017. The Accenture Innovation Index creates a national benchmark for innovation in South Africa. It provides businesses and policymakers with an...

      9. Nigeria: EFCC Arrest 100 Students for Various Cybercrimes According to a report by Nigerian Communications Week, over 100 undergraduates of tertiary institutions across the Southwest of Nigeria have been detained for various cybercrimes by the Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission...

      10. UPDATE: Grace Mugabe assault triggers Twitter frenzy Zimbabwe’s first lady, Grace Mugabe has handed herself over to the police after she allegedly assaulted a twenty-year-old model with an extension cord in Sandton, Johannesburg on Sunday evening. The model was visiting Mugabe’s two sons, Robert jr...

      11. These Are Africa’s Top 10 Internet Titans Internet growth and digital transformation go hand-in-hand both in Africa as well as globally. In order for a country to keep up with the digital revolution, more commonly known as the fourth industrial revolution, it needs to ensure that the majority of the...

      12. Digital Care Management Solution to showcase New Capabilities at HISA2017 Care Software Solutions Ltd, the South African owned, UK based software company behind the innovative digital care management system, Zuri, will showcase the software’s new features and abilities as part of the Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa,...

      13. Vodacom Business launches Virtual CIO to support SMME’s Vodacom Business has launched Virtual CIO, a service that provides a suite of IT support to SMMEs. The service offers monitoring, telephonic and onsite IT support to businesses which do not require full-time resources or are unable to afford these services....

      14. South Africa: e-Commerce to boost economic growth Entrepreneurship and Small, Medium and Micro-sized Enterprises (SMME’s) are the catalyst to achieving economic growth and development in South Africa. This is according to the South African Government which has prioritised their advancement. Kevin Tucker,...

      15. Kenyan social media users warned Kenyan social media users have been warned against making statements that may be a threat to security. Users were informed that security forces will arrest those sharing messages or information deemed inflammatory.  The government confirmed that there have...

      16. NBK, WorldRemit partner to offer instant money transfers to Kenya Digital money transfer service, WorldRemit, and the National Bank of Kenya (NBK) have launched a partnership to enable Kenyans living abroad to make instant transfers home. WorldRemit users can now make instant bank deposits to NBK accounts held in both...

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