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  1. Nigeria records N19.33trn e-payment transactions in Q3

  2. Yuletide: Gov Ugwuanyi offers free transport for Enugu indigenes

  3. PDP convention: Group faults outcome, demands authentic results 

  4. University workers protest in Ondo over unpaid allowance

  5. FG pays N420m to 34,000 destitutes in Jigawa

  6. Lagos has enjoyed religious harmony so far ―Ambode

  7. Herdsmen arrested for attempted murder, unlawful possession of firearms in Ogun

  8. UN set to assist 130,000 women and adolescent girls in reproductive health

  9. NSITF pensioners cry out over nonpayment of over 3 years arrears

  10. PDP now a regional party, its future in doubt ―Group

  11. Any solution to Nigeria’s perpetual fuel crisis?

  12. We supply electricity to Nigerians at our detriment —Discos

  13. $3bn Eurobond success shows foreign investors’ appetite for Nigerian instruments —Oniha

  14. Rising unemployment: Combatting the hydra headed monster

  15. Glo promos: Increasing customer satisfaction with customer appreciation

  16. 2018 budget: Counting on luck to stimulate growth

  17. Economist compares purchasing power of Naira to Ghanaian Cedi’

  18. Emefiele: Mission to save Naira

  19. BDC’s: Entrenching transparency, forex stability through BVN validation

  20. Non-availability of data has made governance difficult in this part of the globe —Chams boss

  21. Wizkid wins ‘Young Person of the Year’ Future Awards Africa 2017

  22. Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, others set for ‘Wiz on the beach’

  23. Miss Nigeria advises children to cultivate proper waste disposal habits

  24. Olamide, Humblesmith, Lil Kesh, others headlight Lagos Street Carnival

  25. D’banj signs mega deal with Dugout UK

  26. MultiChoice extends Call Centre service hours for Festive Season

  27. Mafikizolo, Davido, Timaya, others to grace 2017 Calabar Carnival

  28. Folorunso Alakija’s new interest

  29. All set for Aristocrat clothing launch

  30. Humblesmith takes fans on a Journey with ‘Abakaliki 2 Lasgidi’

  31. Dexa Medica distributes immune booster drug to Ikorodu residents

  32. Ondo remains the best in maternal health service ―World Bank.

  33. GAVI announces $85m funding to fight typhoid fever

  34. Gambling similar to substance abuse in adolescents –Experts

  35. ‘FG should implement national drug distribution guidelines to tackle drug abuse’

  36. Oyo inaugurates 14-member primary health care board

  37. Panic in Ogun schools over deworm exercise

  38. FG inaugurates N28bn special health intervention project for 2018

  39. Ugandan gov’t appeals to nurses, midwives to call off planned strike

  40. Medical profession is not a money-making venture but selfless service to humanity ―Sanusi

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  2. Nigeria seeks to amend deep offshore oil act to raise crude revenue - Reuters

    Nigeria seeks to amend deep offshore oil act to raise crude revenue
    ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria is seeking to amend a law on deep offshore oil exploration and drilling, aiming to increase government revenue from crude sales when prices exceed $20 a barrel, the country's oil minister said on Wednesday. Nigeria's ...

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  3. Investors concerned about Nigeria controls, but have not given up - IMF - Reuters

    The Punch

    Investors concerned about Nigeria controls, but have not given up - IMF
    Tamene's comments came after her team visited Nigeria's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as part of consultations on developments covering the economy. The report of the consultation will presented to IMF board in February. “Investors are ...
    Nigeria still investors' destination, IMF saysThe Punch

    all 4 news articles »

  4. Nigeria NGOs slam civil society bill as grave threat to freedoms - Reuters

    Premium Times

    Nigeria NGOs slam civil society bill as grave threat to freedoms
    ABUJA (Reuters) - A bill proposed by Nigerian lawmakers to regulate non-governmental organizations (NGOs) threatens freedoms by handing the government sweeping powers over civil society, an array of groups said on Wednesday. In a public hearing in ...
    LIVE UPDATES: Reps hold public hearing on NGO billPremium Times
    Bishop Kukah, others reject NGO Regulatory BillDaily Post Nigeria
    Nigerians must stop NGO bill in 24 hrs — Amnesty Int'l warnsVanguard

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  5. Switzerland woos more companies to Nigeria from cantons - Daily Trust

    Switzerland woos more companies to Nigeria from cantons
    Daily Trust
    The Consul-General of Switzerland in Lagos, Mr Yves Nicolet, on Wednesday said that a 'Nigerian Week' was recently held in three cantons in Switzerland, to woo more Swiss companies to Nigeria. Nicolet told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that ...

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  6. Boko Haram displaced get ID cards in Nigeria - News24

    Boko Haram displaced get ID cards in Nigeria
    Maiduguri - Some 100 000 Nigerians made homeless by Boko Haram received formal identification papers on Wednesday, to help boost security and restore normality in the country's restive northeast. The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHRC ...

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  7. Nigeria stripped of unbeaten World Cup qualifying record - Independent Online

    Independent Online

    Nigeria stripped of unbeaten World Cup qualifying record
    Independent Online
    Nigeria stripped of unbeaten World Cup qualifying record. Soccer / 13 December 2017, 08:10am /. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on LinkedIn; Tell a Friend; Share via WhatsApp. Abdullahi Shehu (left) in action against Sweden's Robin Quaison ...
    Nigeria docked points, World Cup qualification unaffectedEyewitness News
    2018 World Cup Qualifier: Nigeria lose three points for using an unqualified player against AlgeriaGhanasoccernet.com
    Fifa punishes Nigeria for ineligible player in World Cup qualifyingBBC Sport
    Daily Post Nigeria -Complete Sports Nigeria -Goal.com -Goal.com
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  8. Nigeria: Families of hundreds of Shi'a Muslims killed in Zaria still await justice - Amnesty International

    Nigeria: Families of hundreds of Shi'a Muslims killed in Zaria still await justice
    Amnesty International
    The Nigerian authorities must ensure justice, truth and reparation over the military's unlawful killing of more than 350 Shi'a Muslims in the northern city of Zaria in December 2015, Amnesty International said on the two-year anniversary of the ...

  9. Cameroon's Ranchers Hurting Because of Nigeria Border Closure - Voice of America

    Voice of America

    Cameroon's Ranchers Hurting Because of Nigeria Border Closure
    Voice of America
    Cameroon has closed its border with Nigeria in the north, after a series of attacks by Boko Haram militants on Cameroonian ranchers. The closure is meant to protect the ranchers' cattle, but it is hurting the ranchers' business. Hundreds of ranchers ...
    Mental Health Training in NigeriaReliefweb

    all 8 news articles »

  10. 2019 intrigues and cynicism: Nigerians beware - Vanguard


    2019 intrigues and cynicism: Nigerians beware
    There are two kinds of cynicism currently making the rounds in Nigeria. The first and arguably the most dangerous, comes from politicians (those under the PDP banner in particular) who believe that Nigerians are so gullible, so easily manipulated that ...
    VIDEO: Charly Boy criticises Nigerian youth for supporting Buhari, AtikuPremium Times

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  11. Ex-Nigeria boxing champ raises alarm over 15 years of unpaid pension - Premium Times

    Premium Times

    Ex-Nigeria boxing champ raises alarm over 15 years of unpaid pension
    Premium Times
    Obisia Nwankpa, one-time Nigeria's most prized boxing asset, has raised the alarm over alleged refusal of the Nigerian Army to pay his pension over the past 15 years. Mr. Nwakpa is challenging the Army to explain why it stopped paying his pension in ...


    1. Electoral Body Sets Run-Off Date for Presidential Election [Daily Trust] Liberia will hold a delayed presidential run-off vote on Dec. 26, the electoral commission chief said on Tuesday.

    2. Airline Begins All-Female Crew Flight to Nigeria [Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopian Airlines has announced its first all-female crew flight to Nigeria.

    3. UN Raises Alarm Over 350 Million Illegal Weapons in Nigeria [Leadership] Abuja -The United Nations (UN) has raised the alarm over proliferation of illicit small arms and light weapons (SALW) in Nigeria, saying there are no less than over 350 million in circulation in the country.

    4. Rallies For, Against Police Anti-Robbery Unit Rock Cities [Vanguard] THOUSANDS of Nigerians in different parts of the country yesterday took to major streets to protest for and against calls to scrap the Special Anti-Robbery Squad , SARs, in Nigerian Police.

    5. Court Sends Senate Boss Back to Code of Conduct Tribunal [Premium Times] The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has reacted to the decision of the Appeal Court sending him back to the Code of Conduct Tribunal to answer to three charges on false asset declarations.

    6. FIFA Sanctions Nigeria Over Use of Ineligible Player [This Day] The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has been sanctioned for fielding an ineligible player in the match between Algeria and Nigeria on November 10, 2017. In addition, Nigeria is to pay a fine of 6,000 Swiss Francs (about N2.2million)

    7. Fuel Scarcity - Motorists Spend Night At Jos Filling Stations [Premium Times] Many motorists spent the night at filling stations in Jos queuing for petrol as the fuel scarcity bites harder in the Plateau State capital.

    8. 2020 Could See 1 Million Women Uber Drivers Worldwide [Vanguard] The next time you call an Uber ride, don't be surprised to see a woman at the wheel.

    9. Buhari Can Stop Recurrent Fuel Crisis - Anenih [Vanguard] Abuja -Former Chairman, Board of Trustees of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Tony Anenih, said yesterday that President Muhammadu Bubari has the capacity to put an end to the recurrent fuel crisis in the country, which always rears its head during Christmas period and other major festivities.

    10. 'We've Recovered Over U.S.$5 Million Stolen Funds in Rivers' [Vanguard] Port Harcourt -The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt Zonal office, yesterday, disclosed that it has recovered over N2 billion stolen funds within 2017 in Rivers State.

    11. Relief As Doctors Rescue Nigerian Women From VVF Nightmare [Vanguard] Is childbearing a curse or blessing to womanhood? This nagging question kept reechoing as reporters watched surgeons at work in the operating theatre of the Usmanu Danfodiyo Teaching Hospital, Sokoto.

    12. FIFA - Amaju Pinnick Apologises for Super Eagles Player Error [Nigeria Football Federation] Good morning. I'll start by tendering my wholehearted apology to Nigeria and Nigerians for the Shehu Abdullahi error. It is unforgivable and could have undone months of hard work. As head of the Federation, I take responsibility for this. It happened on my watch.

    13. Moody's Assigns 'Excellent' Green Bond Assessment to Nigeria's Green Notes [Moody's] Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has assigned a Green Bond Assessment of GB1 (Excellent) to the Government of Nigeria's senior unsecured green notes. The Series 1 green bond issuance is expected to launch during the week commencing 18 December 2017 for the amount of NGN10.69 billion, with precise coupons and maturities to be determined at the time of closing. The green notes will represent the Nigerian government's debut offering under its NGN150 billion green bond program and is expected to be listed

    14. Reps Hold Public Hearing On NGO Bill [Premium Times] The House of Representatives committee on Non-Governmental Organisations and International Development Partners will today hold a public hearing on the controversial NGO bill.

    15. Again, Magu's House Stormed By Gunmen, Kill Policeman [Premium Times] Armed persons on Tuesday night attacked an unoccupied residence of the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu.

    16. Apo District Residents Petition CJN Over IG's Illegal Seizure of Property [This Day] Residents of an Abuja community have petitioned the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, over the role and conduct of the Inspector General of Police (IG, Ibrahim Idris, in flouting a valid judgment of the Court of Appeal over the illegal seizure of their properties at XK Layout, Apo District of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

    17. Petroleum Varsity Plans to Mass Produce Lightweight Automobile Engines [This Day] Warri -The management of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE) has expressed its readiness to go into the mass production of affordable four wheel lightweight engine automobiles that would displace the three-wheel commercial mobilets, popularly known as Keke-NAPEP from the Nigerian market.

    18. Govt Signs Joint Declaration On Economic Cooperation With EFTA [This Day] The federal government has signed a joint declaration on Economic Cooperation with the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on the sidelines of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) 11th Ministerial Conference.

    19. Court of Appeal Dismisses 15 Government Charges Against Saraki [Guardian] Abuja -The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, has dismissed 15 out of 18 false assets declaration charges against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, by the Federal Government.But the court asked the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) to conduct a retrial of Saraki on the remaining three charges.

    20. Kano Seeks Partnership to Revive Cotton Industry [Guardian] The Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, has expressed the willingness of the state to embrace public-private partnership (PPP) in efforts to revive the ailing cotton industry.

    21. Nigerians Buy 1.6 Million Devices in Nine Months - Report [Guardian] Market research expert, GfK, has said about 1.6 million devices were sold between Q1 to Q3 2017, compared to 972,000 devices in the same period last year.

    22. The Rural Road to Economic Development [Guardian] Reducing the distance between people, markets, services and knowledge - or simply 'getting people connected' - is a great part of what economic growth is all about.Although virtual connectivity has become increasingly important today with the emergence of new communication avenues, a good and reliable transport network remains vital. There is a very strong positive correlation between a country's economic development and the quality of its road network. The Rauf Aregbesola administration has nevertheless m

    23. Ethiopian Operates All Female Flight to Nigeria [Daily Trust] Lagos -The first all Women Flight in Africa is expected in Nigeria on Saturday. The flight would be operated by Ethiopian Airlines.

    24. World Cup - Eagles to Play Egypt, Two Others in Friendlies - NFF [Daily Trust] As part of preparations for next year's World Cup in Russia, the Super Eagles of Nigeria will play friendly matches with three countries between January and May next year, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has said.

    25. Fuel Consumers Flay NNPC As Queues Persist in Abuja [Guardian] Abuja -While fuel scarcity seems to have eased in some cities across the country, fuel consumers in Abuja have decried the persistent long queues in the Federal Capital Territory, accusing the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) of irrational distribution of products.

    26. Mixed Reactions Trail Appeal Court's Ruling Stopping EFCC From Prosecuting Judges [Guardian] Mixed reactions have trailed the Court of Appeal's ruling stopping the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from prosecuting serving judges.

    27. Senate - Scarcity of Funds Threatening Interventions in North East [This Day] Abuja -The Senate Committee on Special Duties has warned that the interventions for persons affected by the activities of Boko Haram, are being threatened by paucity of funds, being experienced by the committee.

    28. Without Amending Nesrea's Law, Green Economy Not Achievable, Says National Assembly [This Day] Abuja -The National Assembly on Tuesday said achieving a green economy would be difficult if the law setting up the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) is not amended.

    29. Increasing Awareness On Govt Savings Bonds [This Day] Goddy Egene writes on the renewed efforts by the Debt Management Office to create more awareness on the Federal Government of Nigeria Savings Bonds and grow patronage by retail investors

    30. Saraki - North Has Been Undeservedly Bashed Over Restructuring [This Day] Abuja -The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki on Tuesday said the North has unfairly been at the receiving end of vitriol and bashes amidst the call for restructuring in Nigeria.


    1. Fiwasaye: Ronke Odusanya & Odunlade Adekola On Adebayo Tijani New Movie Set
    2. Mercy Aigbe’s Ex Husband Lanre Gentry Dating Liz Anjorin?? Hotelier Dragged For Showing Interest In Ex’s Colleague
    3. Adesua Etomi Turns ‘Pastor’ Like UK-Based Mother, Gives Fans Loads Of Inspirational Messages
    4. Nollywood Filmmaker Kunle Agboola, Idan Irawo Producer Battles Spiritual Attack
    5. Professor Sola Fosudo Bags Best Male Actor Award For Role In “True Confession”
    6. Lilian Esoro Heartbroken As Ex-Husband Ubi Franklin Marries New Wife, An Actress Secretly
    7. Funke Akindele Dumps Wedding Ring, Wears Only Black As She Mourns Babies[PHOTOS]
    8. Omotola Jalade Flaunts Naked Belly In Indian Outfit On The Wedding Party Red Carpet [PHOTOS]
    9. Mo Abudu Pregnant Or Gaining Weight?? See Her ‘Baby Bump’ On The Wedding Party 2 Red Carpet
    10. Nollywood Yoruba Actors Reunite For Iya Awero Son’s Wedding [PHOTOS]
    11. Nollywood Actress Lilian Esoro Busted For Ordering Sex Toy Online
    12. Shan George Tackles Nigerian Doctors Who Go To Church On Sundays

    13. Petrol Tanker Fire Explosion In Amuwo Odofin, Festac Lagos Today [Video & Photos]
    14. Lady Saved From Ritualists By Menstruation: Ritual Killers Release Female Kwara University Student
    15. Fuel Tanker Explosion Causes Panic In Festac Lagos
    16. Hungry Man Kills Wife Of 10 Years For Starving Him For 5 Days In Niger State
    17. Nigerian Libya Returnee: My Slavery Experience In Libya Is More Than My 4 Year Of Academic Training
    18. Man Allegedly Rapes Daughter, Threatens To Kill Her In Egbeda Lagos
    19. 2 Month Old Baby & Brother Killed In Gbagada Lagos Shanty As Mother Lit Candle & Went Shopping
    20. Comedian Ogbeni Adan Stabbed In The Head By Thugs While Separating Fight In Iwo Osun State
    21. Man Sells Baby Girl & Neigbhour’s Son To Raise Money For Wife’s Mother Burial
    22. Abia Policeman, Seventh Day Adventist’s Evangelist Arrested For Child Trafficking
    23. 4 Badoo Cultists Who Murdered RCCG Pastor & Family In Ikorodu Lagos Arrested
    24. Ugandan Prostitute Who Did 5 Abortions Before Becoming Born Again Marks 3 Months Of Celibacy






    Tech News

    1. Kenya: Nairobi County partners Cisco for deployment of Digital Business Roadmap Nairobi City County has announced the launch of its Digital Business Roadmap in partnership with Cisco for digital transformation of service delivery. The initiative aims to drive better citizen experiences when engaging the county, better the County’s workforce environment and technology experience, drive operational efficiency in transport, Health,...

    2. Gemalto’s platform offers digital payment solutions Gemalto has announced that its Trusted Service Hub (TSH) can now offer a single gateway enabling issuers to connect to the Mastercard and Visa tokenization services. According to the company, this will simplify the way financial institutions can launch mobile...

    3. Huawei, Xpress Money partner to grow African mobile money footprint On 13 December 2017, ICT solutions provider, Huawei, announced a partnership with Xpress Money, a money transfer brands, to drive mobile money services to more of the worlds unbanked, with a focus placed on the African market. The partnership will give the...

    4. Microsoft launches Kaizala mobile app in Kenya Microsoft has launched Kaizala in Kenya, a mobile app designed for large group communication, work management, reporting and analytics integrated with Office 365. The app allows businesses to connect with large groups of people across their entire value...

    5. 7 business and tech trends to expect in 2018 On 13 December 2017, Accenture released its Fjord Trends 2018, an annual report analysing the pressing forces acting internally and externally on organisations and society. Its 11th annual report examines seven emergent trends expected to impact business,...

    6. Safaricom expands 4G coverage across Kenya Kenya’s mobile network operator, Safaricom has announced that 4G network will now be available across all 47 counties. According to the company, there are now one million customers enjoying 4G in Kenya. Safaricom said the milestone was achieved on the...

    7. Raja Moudgil named new Country Manager of Phillips Lighting On Tuesday 12 December 2017, Philips Lighting Southern Africa announced the appointment of Raja Moudgil as the new Country Manager Southern Africa. Raja Moudgil has been promoted to the position, after much success in his previous role as National Sales...

    8. PayU launches new service to advance Nigeria’s cashless economy On 12 December 2017, online payment solution platform, PayU announced the launch of a new service called PayU Receive. The new product, according to the company, will allow businesses in Nigeria to securely request and receive payments directly from their...

    9. South Africa: AWS Direct Connect now available through Teraco data centers On Wednesday 13 December 2017, Teraco, a vendor-neutral colocation data centre in South Africa, announced the availability of Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect through Teraco’s Johannesburg JB1 and Cape Town CT1 data centres. This will enable...

    10. SqwidNET returns as Diamond Sponsor of IoT Forum Africa SqwidNET is returning to IoT Forum Africa 2018 as Diamond Sponsor. The long term partnership signifies SqwidNET’s dedication to facilitating the growth of IoT in Africa. The theme for next year’s conference and exhibition is powering a new era...

    11. Retailers warned to keep e-commerce platforms up-to-date this festive season A study conducted by Kaspersky Lab has revealed that over 77 percent of companies globally have suffered from some kind of attack during the last 12 months. The Kaspersky Lab IT Security Economics Report shows that over the past year there has been an...

    12. TransUnion introduces Mobile Score Card in Kenya TransUnion has introduced the TransUnion Mobile Score Card in Kenya. The Mobile Score Card will provide lenders with a risk view of their mobile loans. With the Score Card, TransUnion Kenya aims to help more Kenyans to become active in the economy and its...

    13. How to secure your cryptocurrency As Cryptocurrencies continue to gain popularity, recent breaches reinforce the need for vigilance and knowledge to protect online assets. In the case of cryptocurrencies, we are presented with a new set of challenges in how security, identity and access are...

    14. Why you shouldn’t have to monitor your employees’ content consumption Talk of monitoring and blocking employee access to certain types of Internet content might sound like draconian management measures. After all, we’re all adults in the workplace and we shouldn’t need to be told what we can and can’t look at on the...

    15. Stop fraudsters from controlling your online banking this festive season On Tuesday, 12 December 2017, First National Bank (FNB) came out to urge and warn consumers against falling victim to a new banking scam whereby fraudsters remotely take control of your PC over the internet and gains access to your online banking profile....

    16. MainOne, Tizeti and Facebook partner to improve Internet connectivity in Lagos MainOne, a connectivity and data centre solutions provider, and Tizeti, a wireless Internet solutions provider, announced on Monday, 11 December 2017 that the companies have completed a joint development project with Facebook to enable the expansion of...

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