- Former Olympic coach Siasia demands unpaid salary from Nigeria - BBC Sport
- Blackouts, violence, now recession: Nigeria's troubles mount - Africa ... - Stars and Stripes
- Nigeria Pick Ajibade, Aku, 20 Others for World Cup - allAfrica.com - AllAfrica.com
- Nigeria's performance at Rio Olympics was not abysmal - Vanguard
- Recession: Nigeria insists on asset sales despite backlash - Premium Times
- Nigeria Needs Tech to Serve Her Health Needs - AllAfrica.com
Nigeria Needs Tech to Serve Her Health NeedsAllAfrica.comThe country director of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in Nigeria, Dr Mairo Mandara has said Nigeria needs technology that will serve the health needs of a bulk of her population better than pilot projects that serve only a few. Mandara, among ...and more »
- Nigerian Economic Summit Group 22nd Summit to Focus on 'Made in Nigeria' - Vanguard
- 2016 Nigeria Cup: A celebration of our rich heritage - Vanguard
2016 Nigeria Cup: A celebration of our rich heritageVanguardAn elated chairman of the organising committee, Bayo Alli, noted yesterday that the Nigeria Cup is being used to celebrate Nigeria's independence and would showcase the country's rich cultural heritage. “As a nation, we have every reason to celebrate.
- Nigeria as a developing country has been adversely affected by the global economic downturn – Buhari - Vanguard
- Militants attack Nigerian troops in Bakassi, kill 1 — Army - Premium Times
- Ajibade, Aku, 20 Others Selected for World Cup [Daily Trust] Nigeria has selected her final list of 21 players to represent the country at the 5th FIFA U17 Women's World Cup taking place in Jordan 30th September - 21st October this year.
- Group Threatens to Bomb Univeristy of Ibadan [Vanguard] A terrorist group al-wilayat al-Islamiyya Gharb Afriqiyyah has threatened Wreak havoc by bombing the Univeristy of Ibadan (UI) before October 1st.
- Army Denies Attack On Journalists in Benin [Premium Times] The Nigerian Army has denied attacking journalists at a hotel in Benin, Edo State.
- Host Nigeria Draw Rivals Ghana [CAF] West African rivals Nigeria and Ghana have been drawn in Group A for the final tournament of the second edition of the Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations fixed for 13-18 December 2016 in Lagos.
- Open Burning of Refuse Depletes Ozone Layer-Nesrea [Guardian] The State Coordinator of the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) in Kwara, Mr. Martins Enenwaene, says burning refuse in the open depletes the ozone layer.
- Chocolate City Battles Brymo, Says N20 Million Invested On Artiste Yielded Below N3 Million [Premium Times] The Chocolate City Entertainment Company has said it invested almost N20 million on its former artiste, Ashimi Olawale Ibrahim (popularly known as Brymo), but failed to recoup up to N3 million according to court documents made available to PREMIUM TIMES.
- No LG, Territory Under Boko Haram Control-Buratai [Guardian] The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has restated that no local government area in Borno or any territory in the North East Zone is being occupied by the Boko Haram sect.
- Siasia Gives NFF Ultimatum Over Unpaid Salary [Guardian] Nigeria's former U-23 coach Samson Siasia has told the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to pay him his five months outstanding salary within two weeks.
- Saraki Wants Govts to Place Priority On Teachers' Welfare [Guardian] Senate President Bukola Saraki says government at levels should accord teachers' welfare priority at all times considering the important roles they play in nation building.
- Why Buhari Should Not Sell National Asset - Senator [Premium Times] The senator representing Oyo South, Rilwan Akanbi, has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari against selling national assets to help the country out of recession.
- How Robbers Pose As Taxi Drivers to Attack Abuja Residents [Premium Times] When Jennifer waved down a cab at Sheraton Junction in the Wuse district of Abuja that fateful night, she never imagined the trouble that loomed ahead of her.
- Five CAF Confederation Cup Semi-Finals Facts [Vanguard] Five CAF Confederation Cup semi-finals facts ahead of second legs this weekend:
- Four Dead On Journey to Tompolo Father's Funeral [Vanguard] AMIDST the lavish celebrations that greeted the funeral of Chief Thomas Ekpemupolo, father of wanted ex-militant leader, Chief Government Ekpemupolo, a.k.a Tompolo, it was tragic on Friday as four persons reportedly died in a boat mishap on their way to the event.
- Biafra - 'Odumegwu Ojukwu, Others Acknowledged They Made a Mistake' [Vanguard] BIAFRANS in Enugu showed a laissez-faire attitude toward the Sit-at- Home protest call by Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB on Friday.
- Avoid Self Medication - Pharmaceutical Society Advises Nigerians [Guardian] Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Nasarawa state chapter, has advised Nigerians to avoid self-medication and seek medical examination before taking drugs.
- Adamawa Relocates 350 IDPs From Mubi [Guardian] The Adamawa Government says it has relocated no fewer than 350 Internally Displaced Persons(IDPs) made up of mostly women and children.
- Gombe Residents Face Water Shortage As Multibillion Naira Waterworks Breaks Down [Premium Times] About 700,000 residents of Gombe, the capital of Gombe State, are about to face one of the most difficult times as their only and major source of clean water has stopped flowing.
- Falana Wants EFCC to Probe 'Diversion' of State Funds By Sanusi, Soludo, Others [Premium Times] A senior Nigerian lawyer, Femi Falana, has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes, EFCC, to promptly investigate a range of dealings involving alleged diversion of public funds over the years by government establishments, including the central bank, under former governors, Chukwuma Soludo and Lamido Sanusi.
- Niger Delta Avengers Resume Attacks [Daily Trust] The Niger Delta Avengers have said they resumed attacks after halting hostilities to pursue talks with the government.
- We're Proud of Our Army - Odusile [Vanguard] The Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) on Saturday said residents of the north east can now sleep with their two eyes closed as a result of the gallantry of the Nigerian military which has degraded the Boko Haram insurgents in the region.
- Niger Delta Avengers Bomb Bonny Crude Export Line [Vanguard] Niger Delta Avengers on Saturday said it had carried out another attack in the Niger Delta after halting hostilities in August for talks with the government.
- First Batch of 499 Pilgrims From Kano State Return Home [Vanguard] The first batch of 499 pilgrims from Kano state, have returned home after performing the 2016 Hajj in Saudi Arabia.
- Over Two Million Captives Rescued From Boko Haram - Buratai [Vanguard] The Nigerian Army said it had freed over two million women, children and adult males held captive by members of the Boko Haram sect in the North-East since President Muhammadu Buhari came to power.
- Man Nabbed for Raping Daughter [Vanguard] The Police in Lagos State, have arrested a man, who claimed to be a trader, for allegedly raping his 15 year-old daughter and administering drugs on her to prevent pregnancy.
- Iwobi Gets Wenger's Praise Ahead Crucial London Derby [Premium Times] One Nigerian with the greatest prospect of playing a part in Saturday's London Derby between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium is Alex Iwobi.
- Buhari Felicitates With Ace Photographer, Smart-Cole, At 75 [Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with ace photographer, media entrepreneur and author, Sunmi Smart-Cole, who will be celebrating his 75th birthday on Sunday.
- Build More Technical Institutions, Eleganza Boss Urges FG [Vanguard] The Chairman of Eleganza Group of Companies, Alhaji Abdulrasaq Okoya, has appealed to the Federal Government to build more technical institutions to reduce dependence on white collar jobs.
- Lagos Concludes Inauguration of 114 LG Roads [Vanguard] Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday said the State has witnessed significant influx of investors and visitors in recent times, saying it was largely due to the aggressive upgrade of infrastructure, especially road construction and rehabilitation.
- Seek Medical Examination Before Taking Drugs, Pharmaceutical Society Advises Nigerians [Vanguard] Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Nasarawa state chapter, has advised Nigerians to avoid self-medication and seek medical examination before taking drugs.
- Hajj - 1,000 Sokoto Pilgrims Return Home [Vanguard] No fewer than 1,000 pilgrims from Sokoto State have been transported back to Nigeria through the Sultan Abubakar III International Airport in the state.
- Top 7 Most Read Stories of the Week The launch of the TECNO Phantom 5 has been the number one most read story this week. The Phantom 5 features a 3GB RAM and Touch ID among many other mind blowing features. Lagos based real estate startup, To Let, is also featured on this weeks most read. To Let closed a $1.2 million Series A round [&hellip...
- How Artificial Intelligence Is Affecting The Business World Artificial Intelligence Recent advancements in technology have resulted in the rise of artificial intelligence. Since it was started in 1950, great strides have been made by incorporating cognitive ability while building these machines. These machines are...
- AU calls for greater investment in STEM training The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has called for greater investment in the training and mentorship of young men and women in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Dr. Zuma made...
- Vodacom extends FTTH reach Vodacom has signed lease agreements with third party network infrastructure providers Fibrehoods, Openserve, Century City Connect, Vumatel and Dark Fibre Africa to deliver Vodacom Fibre products. Vodacom customers will now have access to the Vodacom Fibre...
- FinTech in Africa: Driving Much More Than Financial Inclusion The rapid transition towards financial inclusion that Sub-Saharan Africa has been seeing in the last decade could not have happened without the successful adoption of mobile money. However, mobile money and financial technologies have brought Africa’s...
- HomeSend, Mastercard aim to transform $3bn remittance industry in Ethiopia HomeSend and the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) announced a new remittance service at the US-Africa Business Forum, that will allow more than 100 million Ethiopians to send funds directly to any mobile number in the East African country. Launched in 2014,...
- Mobile Services: How to Crack High Growth Markets Smartphone use in high growth markets like India and Africa differs from developed markets. This is because there are a very different set of constraints in operation, most of which stem from cost and infrastructure. If businesses want to deliver successful...
- Video on demand (VOD) partnerships key to growth for telcos With voice revenues in terminal decline and future data revenue models uncertain, Africa’s telcos have to expand their value-added services portfolios. “On-demand entertainment and infotainment present the next big opportunity for telco VAS business...
- Nigeria: TECNO Mobile unveils new Phantom 5 TECNO Mobile has recently unveiled its latest offering, the TECNO PHANTOM 5. The PHANTOM 5 features such as 3GB RAM, fingerprint Touch ID and full metal body casing. A premium smartphone fully optimized for work and leisure, the PHANTOM 5 has a MediaTek...
- Mukuru, EcoCash simplifiy money transfers to Zimbabwe Mukuru has partnered with EcoCash, a Zimbabwean mobile money provider, to offer a quick and easy way of sending money to Zimbabwe. The partnership was facilitated and structured by Cassava, a wholly-owned financial technology (FinTech) subsidiary of the...
- IBM Joins U.S. Council on “Doing Business in Africa” IBM announced that Takreem El Tohamy, IBM’s General Manager for the Middle East and Africa, has been appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker to the U.S. President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa. The...
- “Amazon are decades behind Oracle”- Larry Ellison According to Oracle Executive Chairman and Chief Technology Officer, Larry Ellison, Amazon databases are 20 years behind the latest release of the Oracle Database in the Cloud. In his keynote presentation at Oracle OpenWorld 2016 in San Francisco’s Moscone...
- Ericsson, Grundfos ink partnership for drinking water ATMs Ericsson together with the Scandinavian company, Grundfos, have come with a solution that will improve access and payments for drinking water. The collaboration ensures easy connection of mobile wallet providers and water service providers, to simplify...
- Lagos real estate startup closes $1.2 million funding deal Lagos-based real estate classifieds start-up, ToLet.com.ng, announced that it closed a $1.2 million Series A round of funding from Frontier Digital Ventures. To Let CEO, Fikayo Ogundipa has indicated that the funds will contribute vastly to the...
- Study provides insight into workplace trends Dell and Intel’s Future Workforce Study, has shown results that almost half of employees in Europe and South African regions believe their current employer is not effectively making use of the latest technology advances. Dell unveiled the European and...
- Google Allo takes chat to the next level Google South Africa has announced the launch of Google Allo to the South African market. Allo is a messaging app that works off your phone number and is available for Android and iOS mobile devices. Initially announced at the Google I/O Developer conference...