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    1. Why West Africa and Nigeria Have the World's Most Dangerous Seas - Newsweek


      Why West Africa and Nigeria Have the World's Most Dangerous Seas
      A machine gun on a boat in Nigeria's Bayelsa state. A machine gun on a boat off the Atlantic coast in Nigeria's Bayelsa state, December 19, 2013. The Gulf of Guinea—which includes the waters south of Nigeria's oil-producing Niger Delta region—has ...

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    2. Nigeria and Cameroon seek closer security, economic ties - Deutsche Welle

      Deutsche Welle

      Nigeria and Cameroon seek closer security, economic ties
      Deutsche Welle
      In what appears to be an attempt to restart what were previously cold relations, Nigeria and Cameroon on Wednesday (04.05.16) signed a number of deals aimed at strengthening the security and economy of the Lake Chad Basin nations. Abuja and Yaounde ...
      Have we forgotten the kidnapped school girls in Nigeria?New Pittsburgh Courier
      Nigerian princess seeks funds to help Boko Haram survivorsLasentinel
      Nigeria: Ojukwu - Fulani Herdsmen Another Form of Boko HaramAllAfrica.com

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    3. A hunger for romance in northern Nigeria - BBC News

      BBC News

      A hunger for romance in northern Nigeria
      BBC News
      Women and girls in northern Nigeria have a voracious appetite for romantic fiction that is taking on conservative attitudes in this largely Muslim region. Written in the local Hausa language by women for women, Kano city's equivalent of the Mills and ...

    4. Making sense of Nigeria's Fulani-farmer conflict - BBC News

      BBC News

      Making sense of Nigeria's Fulani-farmer conflict
      BBC News
      After a spate of deadly attacks in Nigeria this year blamed on ethnic Fulani cattle herders, the president has ordered a military crackdown on the group. But the issue is not new - clashes between different groups of Fulani herders and farmers have ...
      Nigeria: Herdsman-farmer clashes stoke new tensionsAnadolu Agency
      Stop labeling every herdsmen as Fulani – Northern Senators warnDaily Post Nigeria
      Nigeria: Buhari, Fayose, Ugwuanyi, and This Horrid LifeAllAfrica.com

      all 28 news articles »

    5. Export rubber, cocoa, palm oil to us, EU tells Nigeria - Vanguard


      Export rubber, cocoa, palm oil to us, EU tells Nigeria
      The Head of EU Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Mr Michel Arrion, stated this at a press conference on commemorate the 40 years of EU-Nigeria partnership on Wednesday, in Abuja. Arrion said there were potential exports, which Nigeria could develop ...
      Nigeria's brand of democracy best in Africa - EUDaily Post Nigeria
      Over one year after GEJ conceded defeat to PMB, read what has happenedNAIJ.COM
      EU lauds 40 years of relations with NigeriaStarAfrica.com

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    6. Nigeria's campaigns to collect more tax and Djibouti sparks development - AfricaNews


      Nigeria's campaigns to collect more tax and Djibouti sparks development
      In this edition of Business Africa we delve into Nigeria's campaign to persuade people to pay their taxes and kick their lawless habits; Djibouti cuts electricity prices to spark industrial development while Orange splashes big cash to boost Africa ...

    7. Victor Oladipo not named to Nigeria basketball roster - Orlando Magic Daily

      Orlando Magic Daily

      Victor Oladipo not named to Nigeria basketball roster
      Orlando Magic Daily
      Nigeria qualified for the Olympics through its win at Afrobasket last summer and is sending a roster full of NBA and former NBA players including Al-Farouq Aminu, Festus Ezeli, Thanassis Antetokounmmpo, Ike Diogu and former Orlando Magic center Olumide ...

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    8. Nigeria: Befitting Welcome Ceremony At Nigeria State House - AllAfrica.com

      Premium Times

      Nigeria: Befitting Welcome Ceremony At Nigeria State House
      President Biya and wife were welcomed by the Nigerian first couple at a solemn ceremony accompanied by 21 gun salute. The gates of the Nigerian State House were flung open to the Cameroonian President, Paul Biya and wife Chantal Biya yesterday in a ...
      Nigeria will comply with ICJ judgment on Bakassi — BuhariPremium Times
      Cameroon's President Biya visits Nigeria to discuss terrorismDeutsche Welle
      Buhari: Nigeria will comply with ICJ judgment on BakassiTheCable
      The Nation Newspaper -CHANNELS TELEVISION -The Punch
      all 91 news articles »

    9. Nigeria's Attorney General in dogfight with recovery agent over stolen assets - Premium Times

      Premium Times

      Nigeria's Attorney General in dogfight with recovery agent over stolen assets
      Premium Times
      At a press conference in Abuja Tuesday, Mr. Uboh, however, offered a different take on the matter, saying two weeks after he obtained a mandate to “trace, recover and remit Federal government's funds that are allegedly trapped in Nigerian banks,” he ...

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    10. Ezeli in Nigeria's preliminary squad for Rio Olympics - FIBA


      Ezeli in Nigeria's preliminary squad for Rio Olympics
      Sharpshooter Derrick Obasohan - a key member of Nigeria's team that competed at the 2012 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament - is looking to return to the national having last featured at the London Olympics. All 12 players that suited up for Nigeria on ...

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      1. Gunshots At Edo Assembly As Speaker, Deputy Impeached [Daily Trust] Benin -The Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Victor Edoror and his deputy, Bright Osayande were yesterday impeached over alleged financial recklessness and highhandedness.

      2. As the Health Minister's 10,000 PHC Transformation Agenda Starts, We Urge Him to Keep Primary Health Care Under One Roof [Nigeria Health Watch] We are in May. Later this month we will mark one year into the tenure of the Buhari administration, a quarter of its four-year mandate. Also in May, we anticipate the kick-off of the Minister's promised "one newly functional" primary health centre per day.

      3. Arms Deal - FG Fails to Produce Dasuki in Court Again [Daily Trust] An FCT High Court yesterday adjourned the trial of former National Security Adviser (NSA), retired Col. Sambo Dasuki on charges of diversion of arms funds after the federal government failed to produce him.

      4. Despite Cash Crunch...Govs Spend Billions On Foreign Travels [Daily Trust] State governors are still spending billions of naira from public funds on foreign trips in the name of seeking foreign investors, despite the cash crunch facing their states.

      5. Biya in Nigeria for 2-Day State Visit [Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari and his Cameroonian counterpart, Paul Biya, yesterday met behind closed-doors at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja.

      6. Nigerian Journalist Arrested for News Report [CPJ] New York -Nigerian authorities should drop all criminal charges against journalist Jacob Onjewu Dickson and release him without delay, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Dickson has been held in pre-trial detention on incitement charges since Friday.

      7. Cameroon's President Biya Visits Nigeria to Discuss Terrorism [Deutsche Welle] Cameroon's President Paul Biya is in Nigeria for a two-day-state visit to talk with his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari. One item that will be high on the agenda: The fight against terrorism.

      8. Buhari Returns Budget for Third Time [Vanguard] For the third time the 2016 appropriation bill has been returned as President Muhammadu Buhari was said to have picked faults in the re-worked budget and returned it to the National Assembly for further legislative work.

      9. Buhari Orders Clampdown On Rampaging Herdsmen [Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari says he has ordered security agencies to deal decisively with rampaging herdsmen.

      10. Buhari Orders Security Agencies to Deal Decisively With Rampaging Herdsmen [Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his administration's resolve to deal decisively and expeditiously with reported cases of continued attacks on communities across the country by armed herdsmen.

      11. Minimum Wage - States Should Decide What They Can Pay - Oyegun [Premium Times] The National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, says states should be allowed to fix their minimum wage according to their financial capabilities.

      12. Thugs Invade Edo Assembly As Lawmakers Impeach Speaker [Premium Times] The Speaker of Edo House of Assembly, Victor Edoro, has been impeached by 16 of the 24 members of the assembly on Tuesday.

      13. Govt Directs Hospitals to Treat Gunshot Victims Without Police Clearance [Premium Times] The Federal Government on Tuesday directed medical doctors to treat emergencies including gun-shot victims without requesting police clearance or other restraints.

      14. Lagos Records First Successful Bone Bridge Surgery in West Africa [Premium Times] The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) in December 2015 carried out the first successful Bone Bridge Surgery in West Africa as well as successful Cochlear Implant surgeries on three deaf patients without the support of foreign doctors, the state government said on Tuesday.

      15. Abducted Former Minister Freed [Premium Times] A former minister and senator, Iyabo Anisulowo, who has kidnapped Wednesday in Ogun State has regained her freedom.

      16. Kaduna Govt Wants Death Sentence for 91 Shi'ites [Premium Times] The Kaduna State Government on Tuesday arraigned another batch of 91 members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) before a Kaduna High Court, seeking death sentence for the accused.

      17. Invest in 'Army of Midwives' to Cut Stillbirths, Maternal Deaths [Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Investing in an "army of midwives" across Nigeria will cut the number of stillbirths and women dying during or after giving birth, a leading women's rights activist said ahead of the West African nation's first global conference on midwifery.

      18. Abducted Former Minister Rescued [Guardian] The abducted former minister of state for education, Senator Iyabo Anisulowo, has been rescued.

      19. Befitting Welcome Ceremony At Nigeria State House [Cameroon Tribune] President Biya and wife were welcomed by the Nigerian first couple at a solemn ceremony accompanied by 21 gun salute.

      20. President Paul Biya Receives Key of Abuja City [Cameroon Tribune] Upon arrival in Nigeria, the First Couple of Cameroon was treated to a warm welcome from Cameroonians living in Nigeria as well as Nigerians.

      21. Dogara Joins Instagram As @speakerdogara [Vanguard] Poised to ensure a seamless communication with his constituents, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, on Wednesday, announced his presence on Instagram, the foremost picture sharing site.

      22. FIFA Remembers Rasheed Yekini [Premium Times] The Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA), on Wednesday remembered Nigeria's late ex-international, Rasheed Yekini, four years after his death.

      23. I Am Alive, Hale and Hearty, Says Anenih [Vanguard] Vanguard can authoritatively state that former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees chairman, Chief Tony Anenih is alive.

      24. N'Assembly, Presidency Reach Compromise On Budget Details [This Day] Abuja -After weeks of wrangling over the 2016 Appropriation Bill, the National Assembly and the presidency finally reached a compromise on the finer details of the budget, which will be submitted this morning to President Muhammadu Buhari so that he can give his assent to the bill today or tomorrow, THISDAY has learnt.

      25. CBN Quizzes Fidelity Bank Officials Over U.S.$115 Million Lodgement [This Day] Officials of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) wednesday stormed the Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island head office of Fidelity Bank Plc as part of investigations into the alleged $115 million cash lodgements it received from the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke.

      26. An Eyewitness Report On Saraki's Trial [This Day] Tope Ajayi gives an account of his experience for one day during the trail of Senate President Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal

      27. Two Years Without Chibok Girls - Children Want Celebration of Victory, Not Hope [Vanguard] Marking the second anniversary of the abduction of 219 female students from the Government Secondary School in Chibok, Borno State by Boko Haram without any clue, where they are and when they will be reunited with their parents should be the concern of every citizen and government .

      28. #PanamaPapers Show How Alamieyeseigha Began Looting Bayelsa Treasury [Premium Times] Almost immediately after he was sworn in as the first democratically-elected governor of Bayelsa State in May 1999, the late Diepreye Alamieyeseigha began his long journey of stealing in office by erecting solid offshore structures, including the now infamous company, Solomon & Peters Limited.

      29. Military to Reassess Performance of Troops in Northeast - Buratai [Guardian] The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says the military hierarchy will review the entire counter-insurgency operations in order to improve the performance of troops in the northeast.

      30. Osu Caste System - a Dead Myth or a Reality? [Vanguard] Sixty eight years after the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and banned slavery in 1948, some communities in Igbo land are still discriminating against those they still regard as slaves. Investigations by the South East Voice revealed that in some of the communities where people discriminate against the so-called slaves, those who call themselves free-born do not allow the slaves to marry their daughters just as their sons do not marry those they regard as s


      1. Kate Henshaw, Stephanie Okereke, Saidi Balogun & Fred Amata In Ikoyi For MOPICON Meeting
      2. Odunlade Adekola, MC Ajele, Seyi Law In Dublin Ireland For Comedy Show [PHOTOS]
      3. John Okafor Mr Ibu In Car Accident: Drunk Nollywood Actor Crashes BMW SUV In Lagos
      4. Justice For Dr Suraj Giwa: Ibinabo Fiberesima’s Appeal Walk, An Insult To Justice System In Nigeria
      5. Genevieve Nnaji Alive Not Dead: The Nollywood Actress That Died Recently Is Nene From Imo State
      6. Genevieve Nene Is Dead: Nollywood Actress Dies In Her Sleep In Lagos, Corpse Taken To Mbaise
      7. Pardon Walk For Ibinabo: Nollywood Stars Gear Up For ‘Appeal Walk’ For Ibinabo Fiberesima
      8. Linda Ejiofor Glows In Wedding Promoshoot For CEO Mania Alaso Oke [PHOTOS]
      9. Photos: Meet 3 Top Female Nollywood Celebrities Who Are Birthday Mates
      10. Genevieve Nnaji Marks 37th Birthday With Model Oluchi & Ojy Okpe At Steenberg Villa In Cape Town
      11. Kunle Afolayan’s Younger Brother Aremu: Why I Married My Abuja-based Sugar Mummy
      12. Newly Married Nigerian Actor Bigvai Jokotoye: I Didn’t Marry My American Wife For Green Card
      13. Photos: Monalisa Chinda Rocks Odio Mimonet Top & DNA By Iconic Invanity Cape Dress

      14. 14 One Chance Robbers & Pickpockets Arrested In Ajegunle Lagos, 2 Buses Recovered
      15. 6 Nigerian Soldiers Caught Sleeping With Colleagues Wives In Ibadan Dragged To Military Court
      16. Fire Explosion At A.A Rano Petrol Station In Kano State Amidst Fuel Scarcity [PHOTOS]
      17. Kidnapped Female Nigerian Senator Iyabo Anisulowo Narrates Ordeal In Kidnappers Den
      18. Nigeria Lost $15B To Arm Fraud Under GEJ, Money Stolen More Than Half Of $27B Foreign Reserves
      19. Photos: Nigerian Woman Smuggles Cocaine Candies From Dubai To Nigeria, Rose Igbinoba Arrested
      20. Fake Army Captain Arrested In Oshodi Lagos While Negotiating Release of Seized Motorcycle
      21. Dr Lawrence Ayodele Denies He Used Spiritual Powers To Kill 6 Ekiti Doctors Who Died In Crash
      22. Photo: Boko Haram Members Arrested For Killing Retired General Shuwa Detained In Kano
      23. Senator Iyabode Anisulowo Released, Kidnapper Arrested While Fleeing To Dubai
      24. 80-Year-Old Hausa Man Rescued From Boko Haram Says Terrorists Slaughtered All His Children
      25. Photos: Nigerian Postal Service, NIPOST Staff Steal Phone Sent To Lady From US, Replace It With Book
      26. 2 Petrol Tanker Drivers Caught Diverting Fuel From Nigeria To Benin Republic Arrested






      Tech News

      1. Ethiopia: GE CEO Yohannes Tilahun set to resign According to a statement issued by Jay Ireland (CEO of General Electric Africa), Yohannes Tilahun (CEO of GE Ethiopia) has revealed that he will be resigning from his position, during the course of May 2016, in order to “pursue other opportunities.” As per the statement, Ireland revealed that: “Yohannes brought years of experience in...

      2. Telkom Group’s Openserve to peer at NAPAfrica In another significant move to strengthen customer focus through a more flexible and agile operating model, Telkom Group’s Openserve wholesale and networks division has announced that it is peering at Africa’s largest Internet eXchange Point (IXP),...

      3. Top 4 content tools for Nigerian Bloggers With millions of blog posts published every day, there is the need for bloggers to be conscientious in planning and developing engaging content for their unique audiences and business needs. Every blogger in Nigeria, and globally, understands how difficult it...

      4. Uber takes a step towards sustainable mobility with UberGreen The transport sector accounts for 13% of CO₂ emissions in South Africa, making it the second largest emitter of CO₂ in the country. Every step towards finding ways to reduce carbon emissions from transport will go a long way towards countering CO₂...

      5. South Africa: MTN and Ericsson successfully trial LTE-U To future proof its business, MTN SA together with Ericsson has successfully trialled LTE-Unlicensed (LTE-U) at MTN’s flagship channel store in Morningside, Johannesburg. LTE-U is a mobile technology innovation that enables higher data speeds, which...

      6. Hack Jozi Challenge selects top ten digital ideas The top ten of the 2016 #Hack.Jozi Challenge has been announced. The varied ideas include ways for parents to reduce screen time for their children, a free pick up and drop off laundry service and an online platform to upload or download building plans for...

      7. Video Interview: Veeam’s Doug Hazelman Discusses Nimble Integration IT News Africa caught up with Doug Hazelman at the 2016 VeeamOn Forum, which was held at Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai. In the interview below, Doug Hazelman discusses Nimble integration, the power of storage, as well as Veeam’s upcoming software...

      8. SAP opens new office in Morocco SAP Africa has revealed the official opening of its new office in Casablanca, Morocco. The office opening coincided with the 2016 SAP Africa Francophone Partner Forum event in Casablanca where approximately 100 SAP partners attended. The news follows the...

      9. SimbaPay to allow money transfers of up to $45000 USD to Africa SimbaPay has revealed that it has “Revolutionised the remittance space” by allowing its customers to transfer up to $45,000 USD to countries in Africa. This is substantially higher than the previous transaction limit of $3,000. According to Victor...

      10. Riverbed helps Engen accelerate application performance Riverbed Technology has revealed that global energy company Engen is using its solutions to centralize Remote and Branch Office (ROBO) IT, and improve productivity, back-up and data security across its multi-national organization. According to the...

      11. Why connecting women globally is vital Without question, mobile has transformed our lives, altering the world’s social and economic landscape, boosting the global economy and supporting millions of jobs. Mobile is becoming increasingly entrenched in our everyday lives, fundamentally changing the...

      12. ICT Investment can help fuel South Africa’s GDP growth Large-scale Information Communication Technology (ICT) investment can play a crucial role in fuelling the growth of South Africa’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) through increased economic activity, innovation and productivity. This contribution is especially...

      13. 10 LinkedIn tips for the African professional Most recruiters these days will take a look at your LinkedIn profile to learn more about you. If your CV captures their eye and they’re interested in interviewing you, you may be on the fast-track to a new career. They also often scan relevant profiles on...

      14. IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week At the next Selling to the CIO Masterclass, set to take place on 29 – 30 June 2016 at Henley Business School in Johannesburg, attendees will learn key strategies to successfully win over the CIO. In addition, leading CIOs will offer essential tips on how to...

      15. In Pictures: VeaamOn Forum 2016 At the 2016 VeeamON Forum, which was held at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai, Veeam Software – the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise – revealed that the company will expand existing storage...

      16. Nelson Mandela Bay Tech Entrepreneurs and Start-ups get R&D Lab SEDA Nelson Mandela Bay ICT Incubator (SNII) revealed the opening of a new technology research and development (R&D) centre, located on-site at its Newton Park technology office business park in Port Elizabeth. The SNII R&D Lab offers assistance and...

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