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    . Nigerian Statistics Monitor Index
    2000 2019 Change 2050
    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
    University Rankings - by Number of Applicants this year
    RankUniversity
    1University of Ilorin
    2University of Benin
    3Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
    4University of Nigeria, Nsukka
    5Bayero University, Kano
    6Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
    7University of Lagos
    8University of Ibadan
    9Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
    10University of Jos
    . Nigerian News Index
    1. Grey Cup-champion Winnipeg Blue Bombers shuffle their coaching staff Okafor, 26, appeared in all 18 regular season games with three starts at both guard and tackle for the Tiger-Cats in 2019. The six-foot-three, 281-pound native of Enugu, Nigeria also suited up in both ...

    2. Magu Decries UK’s Refusal to Extradite Allison-Madueke “We don’t want to keep chasing everybody as a suspect. We want everybody who has stolen from the commonwealth to bring it ...

    3. Guinness awards Goal Challenge winner ticket to Pan African extravaganza in Lagos The win granted him a ticket to Lagos - Nigeria for the Guinness Pan-African championship to take place on 31 st January 2020 ...

    4. African fintech firm Flutterwave raises $35M, partners with Worldpay In 2019, Flutterwave processed 107 million transactions worth $5.4 billion, according to company data. Flutterwave did the ...

    5. PETAN Partners SAIPEC on Conference Next Month It is held in partnership with the country’s petroleum sector and hosted by the Petroleum Association of Nigeria (PETAN). The ...

    6. Countries around world respond to China virus outbreak Countries in Asia and elsewhere are checking the body temperatures of arriving airline passengers and adopting precautionary quarantine procedures in response to a new virus that has sickened nearly ...

    7. Trump administration plans to add Nigeria, six other countries to travel ban list: Report According to a report, Belarus, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania will be added to the travel ban ...

    8. Nigerian pastor who praised God in ransom video beheaded after refusing to deny Christ A pastor who made headlines earlier this month for praising God in a ransom video has been executed by Boko Haram militants ...

    9. Nigeria, 5 Others to Face U.S. Visa Restriction Donald Trump, president of the United States of America, may sign an executive order expanding visa restrictions to seven ...

    10. CCECC should not sabotage the Lagos-Ibadan railway Avoidable contract delay is one of the greatest reasons that Nigeria is far behind in infrastructural development. Delay is ...

    11. Africa's World Cup draw in full: Algeria, Senegal and Morocco learn fates Nigeria are in Group C alongside two West African nations Cape Verde and Liberia, and the Central African Republic. In Group ...

    12. Investors’ confidence in Nigeria drops below 9yr average — ACCA survey Investors’ confidence in Nigeria’s economy dropped below its nine years average according to a survey by the Association of ...


    1. Trump administration plans to add Nigeria and six other nations to travel ban list: reports
      1.   Reuters
      2.   TODAY NEWS AFRICA
      3.   The Wall Street Journal
      4.   Daily Mail
      5.   TheCable

    2. How Nigeria's cricket team 'shocked the world'   BBC News
    3. Pastor executed as Boko Haram resurfaces in surge of violent attacks in Nigeria   America Magazine
    4. Making the case for Made in Nigeria leather goods   BBC News
    5. Major humanitarian hub in northeast Nigeria burned in attack   UN News
    6. The Migration Driven by Developed Countries   The Atlantic
    7. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari 'floors' Anthony Joshua   BBC News
    8. The German Government expresses satisfaction with Nigeria's efforts in polio Eradication   ReliefWeb
    9. Opera's OKash, Opesa's predatory lending in Nigeria, India, Kenya   Quartz Africa
    10. Nigeria Payment Firm Flutterwave Gets $35 Million Funding   Bloomberg
    11. In photos: Nigeria's civil war   CNN
    12. Nigeria's NNPC Suffered More Than 45,000 Oil Pipeline Breaks Over 18 Years   OilPrice.com
    13. Nigeria charges ex-attorney general with financial crimes in $1.3 billion oil deal   Reuters
    14. Chekhov's Three Sisters gets Nigerian reboot   BBC News
    15. Young boy executes Nigerian Christian prisoner in horrifying ISIS video   Daily Mail
    16. World Cup qualifying draw: Nigeria to face Cape Verde, Central African Republic and Liberia   Goal.com
    17. 1 of 4 kidnapped Nigerian seminarians released after suffering serious injuries   Catholic Herald Online
    18. Why young Nigerians risk illegal migration to find their 'Eldorado'   The Conversation Africa
    19. Erosion crisis swallows homes and livelihoods in Nigeria   Climate Home
    20. SPECIAL REPORT: Why Nigeria's electricity woes will remain despite...   Premium Times
    21. Yale President Peter Salovey visits Nigeria to expand partnerships   Yale News
    22. Gold miners face dangerous life in Nigeria's 'bandit' country   RFI
    23. Fintech startups helping Nigerian millennials invest in US stocks   Quartz Africa
    24. Armed group frees kidnapped hostages in Nigeria   Al Jazeera English
    25. Declaration Of Causes: Why Yoruba Will Leave Nigeria By Bayo Oluwasanmi   SaharaReporters.com
    26. Osinbajo: Nigeria will work closely with other countries to increase economic opportunities   TODAY NEWS AFRICA
    27. Human rights breaches in Nigeria and Burundi | News   EU News
    28. Nigeria CEO: Greta Thunberg's demands 'fair'   Deutsche Welle
    29. Nigerian oil firm's shares suspended after revealing alleged scam   The Guardian
    30. Nigeria’s Azman Air Aquires Former Virgin Atlantic Airbus A340   Simple Flying
    31. Christians persecuted in Nigeria amid deafening silence   Vatican News
    32. Encore!   FRANCE 24
    33. Muster is becoming Nigeria's Airbnb   TechCabal
    34. Former Nigerian leader Abdulsalami appeals to all Nigerians to join hands end insecurity   TODAY NEWS AFRICA
    35. Full List: 29 Nigerian words in Oxford dictionary latest update   The Punch
    36. 'Fake news' has killed Nigerians. Can a bill stop the violence?   Los Angeles Times
    37. Nigeria Releases Leading Critic on Bail After a Campaign an Ocean Away   The New York Times
    38. ISIS Affiliate in Nigeria Releases a Video Showing 11 Executions   The New York Times
    39. Nigeria's child development crisis is a tragedy. Here's how we can end it   The Guardian
    40. Nigeria: Equatorial Guinea to Replicate Nigeria's Modular Refinery   AllAfrica.com
    41. Lekoil Agrees To Defer Nigeria Payments After Financing Troubles   Morningstar
    42. A majority of Nigerians and Kenyans have confidence in President Trump, according to Pew research   CNN International
    43. A man in Nigeria built his wife a house that looks like a giant plane because she 'loves to travel'   INSIDER
    44. Islamic State kills 11 Nigerian Christians, pressure on Buhari   Quartz Africa
    45. UK and US considered Nigeria naval blockade over Saro-Wiwa execution   BBC News
    46. Learn how to wrap your hair at Nigerian clothing pop-up   Atlanta Journal Constitution
    47. Nigeria's passport drops most in global travel rankings   Quartz Africa
    48. Investment Summit: Nigeria, UK sign N153.4 billion commercial deals   Premium Times
    49. Meet Mark Essien: Nigerian Entrepreneur Transforming The Travel Industry Across Africa   Forbes
    50. Nigeria's Med-View Airline threatened with liquidation   ch-aviation
    51. EXCLUSIVE: Nigeria's Chief Of Naval Staff, Ibok Ibas, Allegedly Locks Up Navy Captain For Six Days In Toilet For Uncovering Fraudulent Act   SaharaReporters.com
    52. Amotekun is a 'threat to democracy' – Miyetti Allah   Guardian
    53. Nigerian visitors to US drop as Trump visa policies hurt   Quartz Africa
    54. Nigerian military clears thousands from Lagos waterfront   Yahoo News
    55. She's Tackling Nigeria's Period Poverty With Reusable Pads   OZY
    56. Four seminarians abducted in Nigeria   Catholic Herald Online
    57. Nigerian teen in pink aims to 'take the golf world by storm'   Reuters
    58. Nigerian conjoined twins successfully separated by 78-member team in Abuja   CNN
    59. Atiku speaks on Amotekun, Nigeria’s security structure in a message to FG   Latest News in Nigeria & Breaking Naija News 24/7 | LEGIT.NG
    60. 2019 Africa Roundup: Jumia IPOs, China goes digital, Nigeria becomes fintech capital   TechCrunch
    61. Passing Of Acclaimed Nigerian Novelist Grieved By Community Of Writers   charlestonchronicle.net
    62. Ex-Nigeria star Finidi George handed ambassadorial role   Goal.com
    63. Nigeria’s musical moment   The Africa Report
    64. Why national carrier plan failedNigeria   Guardian Nigeria
    65. As Opay Teases Nigerians with OLLA, is the Nigerian Jack-of-all-Trades Dabbling into Smartphone Production?   Technext
    66. Cardi B embraces Nigeria, a human rights wasteland, because Trump   Washington Examiner
    67. ALERT: Ansaru Planning Renewed Attacks In North-Central Nigeria   SaharaReporters.com
    68. How the Nigerian government is working to reduce public debt   Ventures Africa
    69. Of Nigeria’s dying factories and exodus to Ghana   The Punch
    70. UN chief urges action following execution, abduction of civilians in Nigeria   UN News
    71. Black China: Africa's First Superpower Is Coming Sooner Than You Think   Newsweek
    72. Buhari confirms Salih-Farah as substantive NITT D-GNigeria   Guardian
    73. Nigeria’s Only Weird Because the Stoke’s So Pure   Surfline.com Surf News
    74. Why the outlook for fixing Nigeria's energy crisis isn't good   The Conversation Africa
    75. Youngest Person and First Nigerian Reach South Pole   AviationPros.com
    76. Ship attacked in the morning Jan 21, Nigeria. UPDATE MSC ship attacked.   Maritime Bulletin
    77. Nigeria Police officer 'who's never received bribe' gets top award   Premium Times
    78. Rita Chikwelu: Nigerian the latest African to move to Spain   BBC News
    79. Several killed in fighting between Boko Haram factions in Nigeria   The Punch
    80. FRSC plans driving licence for Nigerians moving to US, Europe   The Punch
    81. Nigeria inks major LNG expansion with oil majors   Reuters
    82. Nigeria’s Biggest Miller Revives Bond-Sale Plan   Bloomberg
    83. Nigerian diocesan spokesman: Bridal party beheaded en route to wedding   Crux: Covering all things Catholic
    84. Nigeria: IMF Affirms 2.5% Growth Forecast for Nigeria's Economy in 2020   AllAfrica - Top Africa News
    85. Nigerian case shows that in fighting religious hatred, little things count   Crux: Covering all things Catholic
    86. Court sends 'Mama Boko Haram', two others to jailNigeria   Guardian
    87. Nigeria’s Buhari Reiterates He Won’t Seek Third Term   Bloomberg
    88. NERC chairman: I have a dream that Nigerians will enjoy stable electricity one day   TheCable
    89. 10 Nigerian Artists To Watch (2020 Edition)   Complex
    90. NIJ sacks lecturer over alleged sexual assault   Guardian
    91. Police arrest killers of Nigerian billionaire, uncover where his corpse was dumped   Premium Times
    92. Another Christian killed by 10-year old ISWAP member   Guardian Nigeria
    93. More than 1,000 Christians killed by Islamic militants in Nigeria in 2019: report   Fox News
    94. EXCLUSIVE: How United States Court Suspended Nigeria's Deputy Senate President, Omo-Agege, From Law Practice Over Forgery Of $890 Cheque   SaharaReporters.com
    95. Supreme Court saved APC from 'major blow,' says Buhari   Guardian Nigeria
    96. Xenophobia: Nigeria, South Africa partner to tackle insecurity   The Punch
    97. Militants kill 10 in Nigeria attack targeting aid workers, Christians: witnesses   Reuters
    98. Confusion as submarine cable cuts, slows Internet   Guardian
    99. Visa: NIS gives entry requirements for non-Nigerians   The Punch
    100. The story of the aeroplane house in Nigeria's capital Abuja   BBC News
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      1. IMF Affirms 2.5% Growth Forecast for Nigeria's Economy in 2020 [Vanguard] The International Monetary Fund, IMF, yesterday reiterated its forecast that Nigeria's economy, as measured by the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), will grow by 2.5 percent in 2020.

      2. Oil Pipeline Breaks - 45,347 in 18 Years [Vanguard] In the wake of the dastard act that threw major parts of Lagos into mourning Sunday evening, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has revealed that the numbers of pipeline breaks in the last 18 years are 45, 347.

      3. What Govt Needs to Do to Avoid World Bank's 'Worst Case Scenario' [The Conversation Africa] In its latest report on Nigeria, the World Bank issued a stark warning: that the country risks becoming home to a quarter of the world's destitute people in a decade unless policymakers act to revive economic growth and lift employment. Wale Fatade, from The Conversation Africa, asked Professor Sheriffdeen Tella to explain what can be done to avert such an outcome.

      4. Parents, Students Lament High 'Acceptance Fee' in Public Varsities [Daily Trust] Ilorin, Benin, Osogbo, Lokoja, Calabar, Gombe, Min -Parents and some newly admitted students have decried multiple charges by public universities in the country, payment of high 'acceptance fees' alongside other moneys demanded during registration.

      5. Over 60 Million Nigerians Can't Read, Write [Daily Trust] The National Commission for Mass literacy, Adult and Non-Formal Education says over 60 million Nigerians are unable to read and write in any language.

      6. I Won't Reopen Borders Now - Buhari Says [Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari says reopening of the land borders will not happen until the final report of a committee set up on the matter is submitted and considered.

      7. Burna Boy Makes Michelle Obama's 2020 Workout Playlist [Premium Times] Burna Boy's hit track, 'My Money, My Baby', has made former U.S. First Lady, Michelle Obama's 2020 Workout Playlist.

      8. Malabu Scandal - Economic Crimes Commission Files Corruption Charges Against Adoke [Premium Times] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed multiple corruption charges against a former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke.

      9. Buhari Meets UK PM, Seeks Extradition of Fugitives to Answer Corruption Charges [Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has sought the cooperation of the National Crime Agency of the United Kingdom in the investigation of fugitives from Nigeria finding accommodation in that country.

      10. UK Budgets £127 Million to Support Nigeria, Other African Countries [Premium Times] The UK has recently announced its commitment to support Nigeria and other African countries with about £127 million.

      11. Supreme Court Upholds Ortom's Election As Benue Governor [Premium Times] The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the re-election of Samuel Ortom of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) as the governor of Benue State.

      12. Minister Urges Nigerian Youth to Prioritise ICT Skills Over University Degree [Premium Times] The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has urged Nigerian youth to give priority to acquiring information technology skills over having university degrees.

      13. IMF Projects 2.5% Growth for Nigeria's Economy in 2020, 2021 [Premium Times] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday projected that Nigeria's real Gross Domestic Product will grow by 2.5 per cent in 2020 and 2021.

      14. Amotekun - the Politics of Protection [This Day] Virtually everything in Nigeria no matter how well-meaning ends up getting ethnicized, or politicized, or religionized. So it is with Operation Amotekun: the Western Nigeria Security Network whose recent launch by the Governors of the South West, on January 9, has thrown up key questions at the heart of the Nigerian dilemma as well as the fault lines of the Nigerian state.

      15. IMF Holds Nigeria's 2020 Growth Projection at 2.5% [This Day] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its World Economic Outlook (WEO) released yesterday, has projected that the Nigerian economy will grow at 2.5 per cent this year and next year, same as it had predicted in its October 2019 WEO.

      16. UN Condemns Boko Haram Attack On North-East Facilities, Aid Workers [This Day] Maiduguri -The United Nations has condemned an attack by Boko Haram on its facilities and aid workers in the troubled North-east of Nigeria.

      17. Yusuf Ali Backs Amotekun in Southwest [This Day] Ilorin -A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mallam Yusuf Olaolu Ali, has declared that the regional security outfit by the South-west governors, 'Operation Amotekun', which was recently launched, is legal and constitutional.

      18. Group Gives EFCC Seven-Day Ultimatum to Prosecute Former NDDC Boss [This Day] Abuja -A group known as Anti-Corruption and Integrity Forum (ACIF) has given the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) a seven-day ultimatum to arrest and prosecute former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Prof. Nelson Brambaifa.

      19. Lassa Fever Kills 15 People in Ondo [This Day] Akure -No fewer than 15 persons have been reportedly killed by the deadly Lassa Fever in Ondo State in the last one week, while about 28 others were said to be on danger lists among over 80 other reported cases.

      20. Probe PDP's Nationwide Protests, Uzodinma Tells Govt [This Day] Owerri -Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma, has urged the federal government to probe the nationwide protests by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in various states of the federation against the judgement of the Supreme Court, which sacked Hon. Emeka Ihedioha as governor and installed him as governor of the state.

      21. Minister Urges Coordinated Efforts to Address Challenges in Power Sector [This Day] The Minister of Power, Mr. Sale Mamman, has called for coordinated efforts among stakeholders to address the growing challenges in the power sector and propel it to a viable path of development.

      22. Deserts Encroach At a Rapid Speed of 600 Metres Annually, Says Sultan Abubakar [This Day] The Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence Muhamad Sahad Abubakar has stated that deserts encroach on communities at a rapid speed of 600m per annum.

      23. NNPC Rallies States, Others to Check Pipeline Vandalism [This Day] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is collaborating with the security agencies, states as well and community leaders to check the incidence of pipeline vandalism as well as its attendant outbreak of fire, death and destruction of property

      24. Equatorial Guinea to Replicate Nigeria's Modular Refinery [This Day] Owerri -Equatorial Guinea has expressed its willingness to tap into Nigeria's modular refinery to increase the country's participation in the oil and gas industry.

      25. Govt to Partner UK Agency On Poverty Alleviation in North-East Region [This Day] Abuja -The federal government is set to partner the United Kingdom Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility (NIAF) and Department for International Development (DFID) on the reduction of poverty in the region ravaged by Boko Haram insurgency.

      26. Ebonyi PDP Gives Supreme Court 24 Hours' Ultimatum to Reverse Imo Judgment [This Day] Ebonyi State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has given the Supreme Court, twenty four hours to reverse the judgment it delivered on the Imo State governorship election.

      27. Oil Theft Fueled By Insufficient Penalty, Others - Govt [This Day] The federal government has agreed that Nigeria lacked effective penalties to limit the stealing of her crude oil when applied.

      28. Amaechi Summons Emergency Meeting of Stakeholders Over Delay of Rail Projects [This Day] Ibadan -The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Chibuike Amaechi yesterday in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, summoned the Nigerian Port Authority (NPA), the Chinese Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) and TEAM Nigeria Limited to an emergency meeting over the continued excuses, delays and possible non-completion of the ongoing lagos-Ibadan rail project as scheduled.

      29. Govt Files Fresh 42-Count Charge Against Adoke, Malabu Oil, Others [This Day] Abuja -The federal government has filed a fresh 42-count charge against former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke and six others over their alleged complicity in the $1.1bn Malabu oil deal.

      30. We've Brought Development to Nigeria, Buhari Tells British PM [This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday briefed British Prime Minister, Mr. Boris Johnson, on efforts he and his team have made to develop Nigeria since 2015 when he assumed office.

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        3. Police arrest killers of Nigerian billionaire, uncover where his corpse was dumped
        4. Woman dies after police officer shoved her, family says
        5. Court grants bail to Ayade’s critic charged with terrorism
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        8. Why we embarked on warning strike – Abakiliki Teaching Hospital’s Doctors
        9. Imo Governorship: South-east PDP demands reinstatement of Ihedioha
        10. Why Supreme Court upheld Lalong’s election as Plateau governor
        11. Double registration: Court strikes out Natasha Akpoti’s suit against kogi gov
        12. SERAP asks court to stop payment of life pensions to ex-Abuja council chairs, speakers
        13. Buhari condemns killing of CAN Chairman in Adamawa
        14. UPDATED: Why Supreme Court affirmed Fintiri’s election as Adamawa governor
        15. Police arrest two over killing of Adamawa journalist
        16. FRSC counters police, says seven dead in Katsina auto crash
        17. 17 die in Katsina road accident
        18. Supreme Court Verdict: Ganduje seeks cooperation, PDP decries ‘robbery’
        19. Lassa Fever kills 16 in Ondo
        20. Nigeria seeks $890 million to tackle HIV, TB, malaria
        21. Kano records 5.8% modern contraceptive use – Expert
        22. SPECIAL REPORT: Residents lament as abandoned NDDC health centres litter Imo
        23. Despite international interventions, child malnutrition still high in Borno
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        2. PREDICTIVE INSIGHTS SIGNS ON AS BRONZE SPONSOR FOR THE DIGITAL RETAIL FORUM 2020 Predictive Insights has signed on as a bronze sponsor for the Digital Retail Forum 2020 that is slated to take place on the 29th January 2020, at Emperors Palace, Johannesburg. Predictive Insights, a product development studio that uses AI and machine...

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              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