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  1. AfDB President Adesina visits Ghana to strengthen cooperation

  2. Paris Club refund: Fayose, workers, others meet on sharing

  3. Buhari: I won’t join issues with Fayose —Oyegun

  4. Paris Club refund: Osun commits N5.1bn to salary, leave bonus, pension

  5. Osun communities protests against FG, demand payment of compensation

  6. APC exco upholds Banire’s suspension, recommends his expulsion

  7. Buhari’s spokesman hails Sen Adeleke’s victory

  8. Hajj: Oyo charges pilgrims to be good ambassadors

  9. NASS’ rejection of affirmation bill shocking ―Anenih

  10. Paris Club refund: Plateau confirms receipt of N5.64bn

  11. ATM: 50 years of retail banking automation

  12. Oniha: Dawn of a new era at DMO

  13. ETISALAT: A business romance gone sour

  14. Gains as CBN weaves monetary, fiscal tools to rescue a battered economy

  15. As govt braces up to enforce tax payment compliance

  16. Transforming the transport system in Lagos: The LAMATA example

  17. Stable electricity depends on FG, Discos, others’ cooperation

  18. Nwankwo leaves DMO with profile high as ever

  19. There is no reason for recession in Nigeria — Asatola

  20. Raising funds through sukuk: The prospects, the drawbacks

  21. How I want to break into the music industry —Young C

  22. Why Nigerian artistes run into problem abroad—Alex Ozone

  23. Femi Kuti blooming in his own turf at 55

  24. Ooni shower praises on Olubamiji over Canada award

  25. Small Doctor thrills fans as itel Mobile launches P51

  26. Norine, Diego in Wake Up call

  27. Twins Complex: Why the war between Wizkid and Davido may never end

  28. “Content is new crude oil,” said D’banj as he inks new distribution deal

  29. Wizkid, Damian Marley set for music collabo

  30. Ace drops video for Lati London, features Eniola Badmus

  31. Why we’ll uphold s*xual, reproductive rights of African youth —UNFPA

  32. Nurses charged to improve public confidence in the profession

  33. FG plans reduction in hospital bills

  34. Paris Club fund: NMA urges Aregbesola to pay arrears of doctors’ salaries

  35. Artificial sweeteners are linked to weight gain, not weight loss

  36. Ensuring a viable PHC our goal – Mamaye

  37. NB Plc, other donate neonatal equipment to LUTH

  38. Alcohol, smoking damage body’s immunity —Expert

  39. High rate of stroke worries experts

  40. FG convenes a National summit on PHC in August

  1. Hospitals: Death toll in Nigeria militant attack rises to 48 - Washington Post

    Washington Post

    Hospitals: Death toll in Nigeria militant attack rises to 48
    Washington Post
    MAIDUGURI, NigeriaNigerian hospital officials say the death toll from an ambush in northeastern Nigeria has risen to 48 people. The officials say the bodies of 18 soldiers and 30 others have been brought to Maiduguri from the area near Lake Chad ...
    UPDATED: After Boko Haram attack, Nigeria halts oil exploration in Lake Chad BasinPremium Times
    Nigeria Halts Oil Exploration In Chad Basin After Boko Haram KidnappingsOilPrice.com
    Nigeria: Oil corporation confirms Boko Haram kidnappingAnadolu Agency
    BBC News -ABC News -defenceWeb
    all 359 news articles »

  2. At least five in abducted oil team in northeast Nigeria killed: university - Reuters


    At least five in abducted oil team in northeast Nigeria killed: university
    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - At least five members of an oil exploration team kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram militants in northeast Nigeria have been killed, a university spokesman said on Thursday. The military said a day earlier that it had ...
    Boko Haram attack on Nigeria oil team said to have killed 48The Spokesman-Review
    Nigeria halts oil search in Lake Chad Basin due to terror attacksXinhua

    all 19 news articles »

  3. Nigeria: Age limit to run for president reduced to 35 - Citifmonline


    Nigeria: Age limit to run for president reduced to 35
    In a session on Wednesday (July 26), the Nigerian senate voted to lower the age limit for contesting for elections for the offices of state governors and president. The age limit for candidates for president has been reduced from 40 to 35 and, for ...
    Nigeria's senate has opened the door for more young people to be elected into officeQuartz

    all 37 news articles »

  4. Why Senate declared Nigeria's current revenue sharing formula 'unconstitutional' - Premium Times

    Premium Times

    Why Senate declared Nigeria's current revenue sharing formula 'unconstitutional'
    Premium Times
    The ARG made the presentation to the revenue commission, RMAFC. A Yoruba socio-political and economic group, Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG), has said a justified revenue allocation formula will go a long way in quelling some of Nigeria's problems.
    Nigeria's Current Revenue Sharing Formula 'Illegal,' Senate DeclaresSaharaReporters.com
    BREAKING: Nigeria's current revenue sharing formula unconstitutional - SenateNAIJ.COM

    all 7 news articles »

  5. Google to train 100000 Nigerian software developers - Premium Times

    Premium Times

    Google to train 100000 Nigerian software developers
    Premium Times
    The Communication and Public Affairs Manager, Google Anglophone West Africa, Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, on Thursday said that the organisation has concluded arrangements to train Nigerian journalists on data journalism in 2013. Mr. Kola-Ogunlade made ...
    Google To Train 10m Africans Says CEO In Visit To Nigeria, Following Trips By Facebook, MicrosoftForbes

    all 74 news articles »

  6. Nigerian Senate backs plans to reduce power of presidency - Eyewitness News

    Eyewitness News

    Nigerian Senate backs plans to reduce power of presidency
    Eyewitness News
    The head of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, who is pushing the changes, said they would help boost Nigeria's development but a senior official in President Muhammadu Buhari's government said they amounted to "a very unhealthy" power grab. Saraki has been ...
    Nigeria seeks to weaken power of the presidentafricanews
    ANALYSIS: The 33 major amendments the Senate considered for Nigerian ConstitutionPremium Times
    Senate to change name of Nigerian Police Force to Nigerian PoliceVanguard
    all 121 news articles »

  7. Customs orders removal of illegal checkpoints across Nigeria - Premium Times

    Premium Times

    Customs orders removal of illegal checkpoints across Nigeria
    Premium Times
    The Nigerian Customs Service has begun the implementation of the directive issued by the Federal Government, directing the dismantling of all illegal check points by its operatives across the country. A circular from the office of the Deputy ...

    and more »

  8. Nigeria will split into six – Ex-Reps member, Felix Mbam - Daily Post Nigeria

    Daily Post Nigeria

    Nigeria will split into six – Ex-Reps member, Felix Mbam
    Daily Post Nigeria
    A former House of Representatives member from Ebonyi State, Barr. Felix Mbam has said that Nigeria will split into six following the various agitations coming from all the geopolitical zones of the country. Mbam, who made this known while chating with ...

  9. Applicants stranded in Nigeria, abroad over scarcity of international passport - BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)

    Applicants stranded in Nigeria, abroad over scarcity of international passport
    BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)
    Nigerians whose passports have expired abroad and need to come back to Nigeria as well as those who are currently in Nigeria but need to travel out for one business or another are currently stranded because there is scarcity of passports. Despite ...

    and more »

  10. Nigeria, UN sign 5-year Sustainable Development Partnership Framework - BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)

    BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)

    Nigeria, UN sign 5-year Sustainable Development Partnership Framework
    BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)
    Nigeria on Thursday signed a five-year Sustainable Development Partnership Framework (UNSDPF) (2018-2022) with the United Nations- a successor programme to the current United Nations Development Assistance Framework III (UNDAF III) (2014-2017) ...
    Nigeria, UN sign $4.3bn sustainable development partnershipNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

    all 3 news articles »


    1. #BBOG to Mark 1,200 Days of Chibok Girls' Captivity [Daily Trust] The #BringBackOurGirls movement is set hold a special session to mark 1,200 days since 276 Chibok School girls were abducted from their school.

    2. Buhari Meets Seven Nigerian Governors in London [Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has met with seven Nigerian governors who travelled to London on Tuesday.

    3. Soldiers Free Nigerian Oil Workers, Others Kidnapped By Boko Haram [Premium Times] At least seven people kidnapped by Boko Haram on Tuesday have been freed, an official has said.

    4. Adewole - Nigeria to Achieve Below 100 Maternal Mortality Ratio By 2030 [This Day] Abuja -The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has said that despite Nigeria's current rating as second to last country on the Maternal Mortality index scale in Africa, it is possible for the country to achieve a below 100 ratio by the year 2030 and 300 maternal mortality rate in 2018.

    5. Nigeria's Current Revenue Sharing Formula 'Illegal', Senate Declares [Premium Times] The Senate has called for a review of Nigeria's revenue sharing formula to give states and local government areas greater share than what they get in the current formula, which gives more to the federal government.

    6. Stakeholders Berate Underutilisation of Inland Waterways [Guardian] The need for optimal utilisation of the nation's inland waterways has been brought to the fore, as maritime industry stakeholders recount the huge loss of opportunities to underutilisation of the water resources.

    7. NCC May Sanction Telcos Over Call Masking, Summons Operators [This Day] The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the telecoms industry regulator, has warned telecoms operators to desist from getting involved with call masking and call refilling on their networks, or risk sanctions.

    8. Nigerian Lawmakers Demand Identities of Patience Jonathan's Property Whistle-Blower [Premium Times] The House of Representatives has asked the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency for identities of informants whose tip-off led to raid on former first lady, Patience Jonathan's property.

    9. Senate to Change Name of Nigerian Police Force to Nigerian Police [Vanguard] The Nigerian Senate has pushed for the change of name from the Nigerians Police Force to simply the Nigerian Police. This is part of the recommendations in the 29 bills approved by the Senate in the ongoing Constitution amendment process.

    10. World Hepatitis Day - Know Your Status to Avoid Liver Diseases, Minister Urges Nigerians [Premium Times] Ahead of the World Hepatitis Day, Nigerians have been urged to know their hepatitis status towards preventing liver diseases and hepatitis-related deaths.

    11. Officer, 8 Soldiers Killed in Boko Haram Ambush [Daily Trust] Soldiers on reinforcement yesterday recovered the corpses of an officer and eight soldiers killed by the Boko Haram in an ambush Tuesday in Borno State.

    12. Govt Appoints Osakwe DG of Trade Negotiations Office [Daily Trust] The Federal Government has approved the appointment of Ambassador Chiedu Osakwe as Director General with concurrent designation as Chief Negotiator, Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiations (NOTN).

    13. Emir of Tsafe Dies At 62 [Daily Trust] Gusau -The Emir of Tsafe, also known as Yan' doton Tsafe, Alhaji Habibu Aliyu, is dead.

    14. Farmers, CBN Differ Over Agricultural Policies, Programmes [Daily Trust] Kano -Farmers from the north-western states have called on the Federal Government to review some of its agricultural policies and programmes with a view to encouraging commercial agriculture.

    15. Consumers' Optimism On Economy Soars - Data [Daily Trust] Nigeria's Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) soared by 2.1-points to stand at 64.8-points in the second quarter of 2017 in spite of recession.

    16. North Has 10 Million of Nigeria's 14 Million Smallholder Farmers - Expert [Daily Trust] Kano -A Kano-based media expert, Alhaji Abdulkareem Mohammed, yesterday stated that, out of Nigeria's 14 million small holder farmers of 20-24 age range, 10 million are from the North and that 5.3 million of the figure in the North West.

    17. How We Saved 20 Million Customers' Lines in 9Mobile Crisis - NCC [Daily Trust] The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) took the interest of investors, subscribers and employees of Etisalat into consideration to align with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in order to resolve the issues of Etisalat Nigeria (now 9Mobile) and the consortium of 13 banks.

    18. Open University Gets New Exam APPs [Daily Trust] The Vice Chancellor of National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Professor Abdalla Uba Adamu, on Monday launched a newly introduced application for the e-Exam exercises.

    19. Osinbajo to Inaugurate U.S.$1.5 Billion Fertiliser Plant Today [Daily Trust] Acting President Yemi Osinbajo will today inaugurate a new fertilizer plant, built by Indorama Eleme Fertilizer and Chemicals Limited in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

    20. 'MSMEs Clinic Capable of Diversifying Nigeria's Economy' [Daily Trust] The Director, Business Development and Operations, Jos Water Limited and Specialized Solar Limited, Engr Auwal Ibrahim, has said that the just concluded Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) business clinic, held in Abuja is capable of diversifying the Nigerian economy.

    21. Govt May Probe Utilisation of Bailout Funds By States - Oni [This Day] Abuja -The Deputy National Chairman (South) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Segun Oni, has said the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration may soon carry out a check on the utilisation of bailout funds by states to pay workers salary arrears.

    22. Nimasa Begins 24-Hour Turnaround Time for Issuing Debit Notes [Guardian] The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has commenced a 24-hour turnaround time for analysing cargo manifests, and issuing Debit Notes to shipping agents, in compliance with the Presidential directive on the resumption of 24 hours port operations in Lagos ports.

    23. Giving Priority to Healthcare in Nigeria [This Day] Relative to most countries, Nigeria is still lagging behind in areas of healthcare and mortality rates. But a recent recipient of the Lifetime Achievers Award of NHEA and a seasoned haematologist, Prof. Ibironke Akinsete, believes there can only be positive change if the citizens and the government give priority to healthcare.

    24. Government Mulls Creation of U.S.$1 Billion ICT Company [Guardian] In efforts towards the fourth industrial revolution in Nigeria, there are plans by the Federal Government to establish a $1 billion Information and Communications Technology (ICT) firm.

    25. MDCN Inducts 164 Foreign Trained Medical, Dental Graduates [This Day] Abuja -Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) has inducted a total of 164 foreign trained medical and dental graduates, who sat and passed the April 2017 Assessment Examination set by the body.

    26. Italian Police Arrest Seven Persons for Forcing Nigerian Women Into Prostitution [Guardian] Italian police has said that seven people who lured Nigerian women to Italy "with voodoo rituals" and then forced them into prostitution have been arrested in Nuoro, Sardinia.

    27. Community Threatens to Sue Nnamdi Kanu Over Alleged Taboo [Guardian] Nri community in Aniocha Local Government Area of Anambra has threatened to sue Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, for alleged taboo in Nri culture.

    28. House Committee Embargoes NHIs Budget Pending Appearance of Health Minister [This Day] Abuja -The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Health Services, Hon. Chike Okafor, yesterday disclosed the resolve of the committee and the position of the House to suspend budget consideration for the National Insurance Health Scheme (NHIS) pending the appearance of the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole.

    29. IPOB Does Not Have Right to Stop Anambra Election - Obi of Onitsha [Vanguard] The Chairman of Anambra State Traditional Ruler's Council and the Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe, has cautioned the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, over its statement on 'No referendum, No election' in Anambra state, saying that no one has the right to stop the slated November 18, gubernatorial election in Anambra state.

    30. Navy to Establish Naval War College in Cross River [This Day] Calabar -The Nigerian Navy has announced that it has decided to establish a Naval War College in Cross River State.


    1. Yewande Adekoya & Ibrahim Bakare Release Promo Photos For Oyeku Movie
    2. Fathia Balogun, Rukayat Lawal, Sikiratu Sindodo, Nkechi Sunday In New York For Movie Premiere
    3. Wale Akorede Okunnu: How Epsalum Film Boss Rejected My 1st Movie
    4. Kogi First Lady Spends N1M Daily On Halima Abubakar’s Treatment Because She’s Muslim
    5. Nollywood Actor Stephen Alajemba Sued As Girlfriend Disrupts Shirley Ann’s Movie Production
    6. Ini Edo Wears Stylish Hijab As She Steps Out All Covered Up [PHOTOS]
    7. Adebayo Faleti Burial Date & Real Age Revealed! Family Says He Is Well Over 90
    8. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde Talks Tough On Adultery & Cheating In Marriage, Says Infidelity Is A Sin
    9. Nollywood Slay King Jim Iyke On Vacation In Paris France [PHOTOS]
    10. Stephanie Okereke: My Husband Is A Good Man, I’m Happy In My Marriage
    11. Mercy Aigbe: I’m Yet To Forgive My Husband, Our Case Still In Court
    12. Paul Obazele: Nollywood Will Die In Few Years Unless….
    13. Funke Akindele Looks Extremely Beautiful In New Makeover By Zainab Azeez [PHOTOS]

    14. Corpses Of 18 Soldiers,15 CJTF,5 UNIMAID Staff & 4 NNPC Drivers Killed By Boko Haram Arrive UMTH
    15. Nigerian Attempting To Traffick 2 Ghanaian Women To Saudi Arabia Arrested In Yaba Lagos
    16. Afikpo Town Residents Condemned For Digracing Widow Caught Sleeping With Boyfriend At Late Husband’s House
    17. Nigerian Sex Workers Association Wants Prostitution Legalized To Curb Spread Of HIV
    18. 7 Human Traffickers Who Lured Nigerian Women To Italy With Voodoo Rituals Arrested
    19. Fulani Herdsmen Are Imported Jihadists Sponsored To Islamise Nigeria – Bishop Oyedepo Warns
    20. Photo: Boy Rescued Alive 14 Hours After 4-Storey Building Collapsed In Lagos
    21. Cameroonian Soldier Kneels Besides Colleague Killed By Boko Haram To Pay Final Respect
    22. 2 NNPC Staff & Others Kidnapped By Boko Haram During Oil Exploration Mission Rescued
    23. Angered He’d Slept With A Man, US Navy Sailor Kills Transgender Woman Who Confessed After Sex
    24. Confession Of 3 “End Time” Friends Accused Of Gang Raping Pastor In Zimbabwe
    25. Nigerian Man Jailed For Life For Killing Girlfriend’s Son In London
    26. Wicked Granny Throws Mentally Ill Daughter’s Baby Boy In Bush Over Fear Of How To Care For Him






    Tech News

    1. “To Remain Static Is To Lose Ground”- Datacentrix Showcase “Digital disruption is happening now.” This was the key message at the second annual Datacentrix showcase event which took place in Johannesburg on Thursday. The theme of the event was “the reality of singularity”, which looked at tackling the future of technology and the transformation that will result from its integration into...

    2. Zimbabwe: TelOne introduces “Alert Me” Services Zimbabwean telco, TelOne has introduced a data bundle management service, “Alert Me”; a service that allows customers to receive updates on their data balance and get reminders for recharging. According to the company, this is part of...

    3. South Africa: #HISA2017 set to lead digital healthcare conversation With evident success over the years, the 3rd edition of Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa (#HISA2017)- slated for 29 and 30 August 2017 in Johannesburg, promises to be the biggest to date; bringing together industry leaders and influencers including...

    4. Top 8 tips to consider when travelling with your technology Preparing for a long international trip usually involves lists, and adding technology to the long inventory for a holiday or business trip abroad can create unforeseen headaches. Mohamed El Aougri, sales director for Targus South Africa offers the following...

    5. Vodacom- Tackling Nigeria’s Healthcare Problems With IoT Lanre Kolade, Managing Director of Vodacom Business Nigeria, during a keynote speech at the Information Communications Technology and Telecommunications (ICTEL) Expo, 2017 organised by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, highlighted the need for the...

    6. Why we intervened in Etisalat Nigeria crisis- NCC According to reports from Nigerian Communication Week, The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has revealed why it decided to intervene in the Etisalat Nigeria (now 9Mobile) crisis. The commission said they took the interest of investors, subscribers and...

    7. Buy Tickets To Nigeria’s Biggest Events on your mobile Creative Media Works, operating as BBM, has launched Event Tickets inside Discover with partner, Ariiyatickets. In the latest addition to BBM’s Discover offerings, the service allows Nigerians to browse for local concerts and events, and purchase...

    8. Kenya: Jamii Bora Bank Introduces Integrated Digital Banking Platform Jamii Bora Bank Limited (JBBL), a Kenyan SME lender has launched an integrated digital banking system to enable its customers conduct business online. Dubbed “DigiLife”, the platform allows customers to undertake online transactions, conduct mobile money...

    9. ‘Growth of data consumption is staggering in Africa’ – Alepo In an interview aimed at taking a deep dive into the current African telecoms landscape, IT News Africa spoke to Derrick Gross the Vice-President of Business Development at Alepo, a technology solutions provider. Alepo looks to make next-gen data...

    10. South Africa Qlik Master Reseller Sponsors HISA2017 South Africa Qlik Master Reseller, a leader in visual analytics has been confirmed as gold sponsor of Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa (#HISA2017). HISA2017 is set to take place on 29-30 August 2017 at Vodacom World in Midrand, Johannesburg. As the...

    11. Virtual cards offer financial inclusion for online payments in emerging markets Online shopping is becoming more popular. People shop online for Flowers, sneakers, food, diplomas – you name it. Except you can’t, if you don’t have a credit card. Two in three black teens in the USA make purchases online, so retailers are aggressively...

    12. Five Kenyan girls selected to take part in 2017 Google Technovation Five Kenyan girls, Stacy Owino, Cynthia Otieno, Purity Achieng, Macrine Atieno & Ivy Akinyi, are the only Africans selected to take part in the 2017 Google Technovation. Technovation is sponsored by Google, Verizon and the United Nations, and  aims to...

    13. Online transport management startup disrupts SA freight industry Linebooker, an online transport management company that matches trucks with loads in Cape Town, is disrupting South Africa’s freight transport industry. According to the company, Linebooker has enjoyed an excellent five months since its official launch in...

    14. Software AG Awaits German Head-Office Response Amidst Gupta Kickback Furore Another week, another Gupta kickback allegation. This time it is German software giant- Software AG – being linked to the infamous Gupta family in leaked emails. According to amaBhungane and Scorpio, an investigative journalism site, leaked Gupta...

    15. Nigeria- NCC Reigns in Telcos over Call Masking Complaints According to a report by the Nigerian Communications Week, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has invited s telcos in the country to an urgent meeting to discuss an increase in call masking or call refiling. Call masking, which is illegal in...

    16. Africa Code Week to Scale Coding Literacy The Ministry of Basic Education in Botswana has partnered with SAP and trained over 400 local teachers to code, in a series of Train-the-Trainer sessions in preparation for SAP Africa Code Week 2017. The training sessions took place at Gaborone Senior...

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