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    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
    Top Nigerian Universities
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    1University of Lagos - Lagos
    2University of Ilorin - Ilorin
    3Ahmadu Bello University - Zaria
    4Obafemia Awolowo University - Ile Ife
    5University of Nigeria - Nsukka
    6University of Ibadan - Ibadan
    7Covenant University - Ota
    8Federal University of Technology, Minna - Minna
    9Landmark University – Omu - Aran
    10Rivers State University of Science and Technology - Port Harcourt
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    3. South-West partnership: Sanwo-Olu opens Ekiti liaison office, governor’s lodge in Lagos Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has opened Ekiti State Liaison Office and Governor’s Lodge at GRA Ikeja. Sanwo-Olu ...

    4. Social media: World War III will be caused by fake news, says Lai Mohammed Minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed has opined that the spread of fake news may cause World War III, People ...

    5. Nigeria Records 711 New COVID-19 Cases, Two Deaths As the battle to curb the spread of COVID-19 continues, Nigeria has recorded 711 fresh cases and two deaths from the virus.

    6. Consumer’s rewire prioritise & take action on environment, waste & health Consumer’s rewire prioritise & take action on environment, waste & health: Our Bureau, Mumbai: Tetra Pak unveils how Covid-19 has mad ...

    7. Jise food delivery app raises $100,000 Angel Funding, officially starts operations in Lagos Jise, Nigeria’s first food-only delivery platform has today announced that its food service app is now LIVE. Jise, led by 4 ...

    8. Tag: Tordue Salem Journalists on Monday stormed the police headquarters in Abuja to protest over the continued Tordue Salem, a journalist with ...

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    10. US To Weigh Authorizing Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine For Younger Children The Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine is prepared for administration at a vaccination clinic. Frederic J. BROWN / AFP A high-level medical panel of US government advisors will meet Tuesday to decide whether to ...

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    13. Man jailed 14 months for stealing prostitutes’ phones A 27-year-old man, Ejiro Tega, is to spend the next 14 months in the Kirikiri Correctional Centre for stealing phones from ...

    14. Women Protest The World’s ‘Silence’ Over Crisis In Afghanistan Women activists in Kabul held up signs that read “why is the world watching us die in silence?” on Tuesday, protesting the ...

    15. ‘Nigeria’s DoorDash’, Jise raises $100k pre-seed funding, launches food delivery in Lagos Lagos-based online food delivery company, Jise, taunted as 'Nigeria's DoorDash', raises $100k pre-seed funding, launches food ...

    16. Nigerian journalists demand probe over colleague missing for two weeks Journalists in the Nigerian capital are demanding authorities probe the disappearance of a colleague who has been missing for ...

    17. Security Operatives Intercept Diesel Taken To Suspected Bandits’ Camp Security operatives from the 207 Quick Response Group of Nigerian Airforce Base Gusau, on Tuesday, intercepted about 1,000 Litres of Automotive Gas Oil (diesel) heading to a location suspected to be ...

    18. Nigeria launches eNaira digital currency Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari launched the country's new digital eNaira currency on Monday as Africa's largest economy ...

    19. Autochek secures $13.1 million seed funding to scale its technology and accelerate expansion Autochek, the automotive technology company facilitating auto financing across Africa, has today secured $13.1 million in ...

    20. UN ‘Alarmed’ As Somalia Fighting Displaces 100,000 The UN warned Tuesday of severe humanitarian problems in central Somalia after 100,000 people were displaced by fighting ...

    21. President Buhari Arrives Saudi Arabia For Future Investment Summit President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday arrived Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, for the Future Investment Initiative Institute conference.

    22. Alleged N7.1bn Fraud: FG Appeals Judgement Prohibiting Retrial Of Orji Uzor Kalu A photo collage of Orji Kalu and a court gave   The Federal Government has asked the Court of Appeal in Abuja, to order a ...

    23. China Locks Down City Of Four Million Over COVID-19 Cases China placed a city of four million under lockdown on Tuesday in a bid to stamp out a domestic coronavirus spike, with ...

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    4. Biafra : UN Issues ‘Urgent Appeals’ To Nigeria, Kenya, Seeking Explanation For Nnamdi Kanu’s Illegal Abduction - The United Nations has made “urgent appeals” to the Nigerian and Kenya governments to explain the ...

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    6. "My Money Can't Be From Married Men" - Tacha - Big Brother Naija star, Tacha has reacted to a post stating that her money is not from married men, IgbereTV reports. A Twitter user had tweeted that nobody can say th...

    7. Sen. Orji Kalu Pens Down Charming Message To Celebrate Wife's Birthday - From Kenneth Udeh Abuja Former Governor of Abia State and  Chief Whip of the 9th Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu on Tuesday took to social media ...

    8. Blessing Okoro: Side Chics Are Karma To Married Women Who Dated Married Men - Relationship expert, Blessing Okoro, has stated that side chics are the karma of most married women, IgbereTV reports. According to her,...

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    1. Nigeria launches eNaira amid hope, scepticism
      1.   Reuters
      2.   Bloomberg
      3.   Associated Press
      4.   TechCrunch
      5.   Guardian Nigeria

       
    2. Gunmen kill 18 at mosque in northern Nigeria's Niger state -residents
      1.   Reuters
      2.   ABC News
      3.   WION
      4.   Guardian

       
    3. Nigeria's export market totters on infrastructure   hortidaily.com
       
    4. Failed state? Why Nigeria's fragile democracy is facing an uncertain future   The Guardian
       
    5. My father’s senseless murder must be a wake-up call for Nigeria   The Guardian
       
    6. Gun for hire: Nigeria security fears spark boom in private protection   Financial Times
       
    7. UN reaffirms commitment to ensuring peace and prosperity for all in Nigeria.   WHO | Regional Office for Africa
       
    8. At least 25, including minors, died in illegal refinery blast in Nigeria   Reuters
       
    9. Nigerian start-ups digitise local food supply chain   Reuters
       
    10. Eight Nigerians bag UK awards for `breaking glass ceilings'   Premium Times
       
    11. Opinion: Nigeria on the negotiation counter   Vanguard
       
    12. Guilty of being Nigerian in Ghana   Guardian Nigeria
       
    13. Nigeria Back Saudi Arabia's Effort for OPEC to Resist Pressure to Pump More Oil   Bloomberg
       
    14. Starting business in Nigeria   Guardian
       
    15. Nigeria Vs. WSJ and The Economist, By Reuben Abati   Premium Times
       
    16. Nigeria set to launch proudly made in Nigeria barite October 28 ― Adegbite   Vanguard
       
    17. The Nigerian fish market where gods and commerce meet   The Guardian
       
    18. Firm seals fintech deal in Nigeria with Baxi acquisition   Guardian Nigeria
       
    19. BREAKING: UN writes Nigeria, Kenya over Kanu   Vanguard
       
    20. Nigeria 2023: Has Tinubu lost control of Nigeria’s South-West?   The Africa Report
       
    21. Igbo lawyers seek to join suit for South East exit from Nigeria   Guardian
       
    22. Nigeria: 'Over 2 Million People Now Displaced in North-East Nigeria'   AllAfrica - Top Africa News
       
    23. Over 2m people remain displaced in Northeast Nigeria — EU Ambassador   Vanguard
       
    24. From Nigeria to Ireland to Notre Dame: Meet LL.M. student Grace Oladipo | The Law School | University of Notre Dame   Notre Dame Law School
       
    25. Nigeria exempted from Biden’s travel vaccine rules   P.M. News
       
    26. Nigeria has a flooding challenge: here's why and what can be done   The Conversation CA
       
    27. Nigeria franchising out sections of power distribution network   pv magazine International
       
    28. Three African startups valued at $1bn founded by young Nigerians — NESG   Vanguard
       
    29. Nigeria: World Bank Debars 17 Nigerian Companies, Individuals Over Fraud   AllAfrica - Top Africa News
       
    30. Presidency replies Economist on threats to Nigeria’s stability   Vanguard
       
    31. Anyone who wants to lead Nigeria must negotiate with north —Bakare   Punch Newspapers
       
    32. Nigeria records 711 new COVID-19 cases on Monday — Nigeria — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News   Guardian Nigeria
       
    33. Nigeria may have to depend on the U.K. to get its own information: Lai Mohammed   Guardian
       
    34. Ensuring coherence among Nigeria's AfCFTA implementing agencies and the OPS   TheCable
       
    35. Kao Dirichi Goes From From Nigeria To Starting Center For UT Arlington Mavs, Along With Viral Video For The Ages   CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
       
    36. Expose sponsors of banditry, terrorism in Nigeria, KAICIID urges FG   Punch Newspapers
       
    37. Nigeria is a crime scene of insecurity, corruption – Moghalu   Daily Post Nigeria
       
    38. Nigeria: Aho Seals Nigeria's Dominance At Bilateral Cricket With Sierra Leone   AllAfrica.com
       
    39. Nigeria: 300 Children Urge World Leaders to Protect Schools From Attacks   AllAfrica - Top Africa News
       
    40. Instant economics, Nigeria's great test, and the meaning of mission statements   The Economist
       
    41. PIND Celebrates Ten Years of Economic Development and Peacebuilding in Nigeria's Niger Delta with Virtual Events   Business Wire
       
    42. World Bank: Nigeria's per capita income at same level as 40 years ago   TheCable
       
    43. Coastal erosion in Nigeria leaves communities fearing their homes will disappear   Channel 4 News
       
    44. Nigeria: Premium Times Books Publishes "The Sokoto Caliphate", First PhD Thesis By University of Ibadan   AllAfrica - Top Africa News
       
    45. Ten years of Caritas Nigeria   Vatican News
       
    46. Nigeria: Maximising Nigeria's Opportunities for Agricultural Exports   AllAfrica.com
       
    47. ‘Super Falcons remain African superpower’ – Unuanel plays down Nigeria’s defeat to Ghana   Goal.com
       
    48. Nigeria's FMDQ clear becomes member of global association of CCP   Guardian Nigeria
       
    49. Nigeria: When Can Nigeria Declare a State of Emergency?   AllAfrica - Top Africa News
       
    50. – Nigeria vs. WSJ and The EconomistTHISDAYLIVE   THISDAY Newspapers
       
    51. Cryptocurrency ownership in Nigeria, Malaysia highest in the world: report   The Hindu
       
    52. Nigeria: Issues in the 2022 Budget   AllAfrica.com
       
    53. Nigeria: Lagos Faults Nigeria's Centralised Electricity Supply System   AllAfrica.com
       
    54. CBN’s N15trn Infrastructure Fund key to Nigeria’s economic growth – Expert   Pulse Nigeria
       
    55. Nigeria: Oil, Gas to Remain Fuel of Choice Till 2070, Insist Explorationists   AllAfrica - Top Africa News
       
    56. IMF Partly Blames Uncertainty in Nigeria's Forex Market for Drop in Remittances – Emerging Markets Bitcoin News   Bitcoin News
       
    57. I will become next Nigeria president come May 29, 2023 — Yahaya Bello   Vanguard
       
    58. Nigeria: When a curse is a blessing   Punch Newspapers
       
    59. 'How investment in infrastructure, competition can aid FDI inflow'   Guardian Nigeria
       
    60. Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Tuesday morning   Daily Post Nigeria
       
    61. World Bank blacklists 18 Nigerian firms, individuals for corruption –Report   Punch Newspapers
       
    62. Nigeria: Focus On Agribusiness, Entrepreneurship SMEDAN Urges Nigerian Youths   AllAfrica.com
       
    63. Nigeria: Trading Commence On Positive Note As Airtel Africa, Total Nigeria, 25 Others Soar   AllAfrica.com
       
    64. UK to train Nigerian Navy on fight against piracy, others   Punch Newspapers
       
    65. Courage needed to conquer Nigeria's problems, says Oxford-Cambrige alumnus   Punch Newspapers
       

        1. Peace Now Returning to Troubled Areas - Buhari [This Day] President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that peace has started to return to troubled areas which in the past faced terrorism and banditry attacks across the country.
           
        2. Gunmen Kill Worshipers in Niger Mosque [This Day] About 18 worshipers have been killed by armed gunmen in Mashegu town of Mashegu local government area of Niger state.
           
        3. When Can Govt Declare a State of Emergency? [The Conversation Africa] The Nigerian government recently threatened to declare a state of emergency in Anambra, a state in the south-east of the country, because of rising insecurity. This generated heated debate about the legitimacy of declaring a state of emergency. The Conversation Africa's Ogechi Ekeanyanwu asked political science lecturer Uchenna Simeon to explain the circumstances under which a state of emergency can be declared.
           
        4. Country Has a Flooding Challenge - Here's Why and What Can Be Done [The Conversation Africa] One of the most prevalent natural disasters in Nigeria is perennial flooding. Some states are increasingly experiencing annual flooding during the rainy season.
           
        5. Again, Gunmen Kill Six, Abduct Several Others in Katsina [Premium Times] Residents of neighbouring community said "the bandits killed and abducted people, burnt down houses and shops in Unguwar Samanja village and then withdrew without stealing anything".
           
        6. Premium Times Books Publishes The First PhD Thesis By University of Ibadan [Premium Times] Publishing The Sokoto Caliphate is in keeping with Premium Times Books' mission of bringing books about Nigerians home to Nigeria.
           
        7. Three African Startups Valued At $1 Billion Founded By Young Nigerians - Report [Vanguard] Mr Asue Ighodalo, Chairman of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), has said that three out of four digital start-ups, valued in excess of one billion dollars, were founded by young Nigerian entrepreneurs.
           
        8. 'Over 2 Million People Now Displaced in North-East Nigeria' - Official [Premium Times] "More than 3 million people have food insecurity and an equal high number of children are suffering from acute malnutrition."
           
        9. 300 Children Urge World Leaders to Protect Schools From Attacks [Daily Trust] A group of children are requesting that world leaders should deny armies access to schools and ensure paths to schools are free of mines and explosives, in a Children's Manifesto launched on Monday in Abuja.
           
        10. World Bank Debars 17 Nigerian Companies, Individuals Over Fraud [Vanguard] The World Bank has debarred nine Nigerian individuals and firms from executing any contract with it for engaging in corrupt, fraudulent and collusive practices.
           
        11. Buhari Seeks Inclusive Growth, Calls for Private Sector Support to Meet National Goals [This Day] President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said economic growth and recovery must translate to "good-paying jobs and improved standard of living for our people" to be meaningful.
           
        12. I Will Become Next Nigeria President Come May 29, 2023 - Yahaya Bello [Vanguard] Following calls to join the presidential race, Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has said he has all the qualities needed to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari come May 29, 2023.
           
        13. UN Reaffirms Commitment to Ensuring Peace and Prosperity for All in Nigeria. [WHO-AFRO] The United Nations System in Nigeria has reaffirmed its commitment to ensuring peace and prosperity for all in Nigeria.
           
        14. 99.4 Percent of Bank Accounts Contain Less Than N500,000 - NDIC [Vanguard] The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC, said that 99.4 per cent of bank accounts contain less than N500,000 Maximum Insured Limit (MIL) of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC
           
        15. Access Bank to Merge Newly Acquired Zambian Unit With African Banking Corp [Premium Times] The agreement sets in motion the quest to broaden Access Bank's presence in the Southern African country to 70 branches and agencies, customer base to 300,0000 and total assets with a value in the neighbourhood of $1 billion through the combined entity.
           
        16. Food Prices Soar Amidst Rising Transport Fare [Vanguard] As analysts project worse food price pressures for 2022
           
        17. NHRC Urges Police, Others to Locate 'Missing' Journalist [Vanguard] Mr Tony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission, has urged the Police and other security agencies in the nation's capital to do everything within their powers to locate a missing journalist.
           
        18. NASS Promises to Keep NYSC Afloat, Well-Rooted [Vanguard] The National Assembly will ensure that the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Scheme is kept afloat and well-rooted.
           
        19. Ezekwesili Set to Launch Initiative Against Poor Learning Outcomes in Africa [Premium Times] Human Capital Africa seeks to bridge the gap between evidence and action to improve learning outcomes for children under the age of 10
           
        20. Why Insurgents Are Surrendering - Buhari [Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari says the renewed onslaught on bandits in the North West has resulted in the military daily receiving insurgents who are voluntarily laying down their arms.
           
        21. Telecom Shutdown Weakens Bandits - Birnin Gwari Emir [Daily Trust] The Emir of Birnin Gwari in Kaduna State, Alhaji Zubairu Jibril MaiGwari, says the telecommunications shutdown has weakened and incapacitated the bandits terrorising people in the state.
           
        22. Amnesty Int'l Decries Arbitrary Detention, Deportation of Africans in UAE [Daily Trust] Amnesty International has decried mass arbitrary detention and deportation of Africans in the United Arab Emirates.
           
        23. Northern Coalition Asks Court to Exit S/East From Nigeria [Daily Trust] SUB: Some members of the Coalition of Northern Groups have asked a Federal High Court in Abuja to compel the National Assembly to hasten the...
           
        24. Missing Reporter - Abuja Journalists Take Protest to IGP [Daily Trust] Journalists in Abuja Monday protested at the Police Force Headquarters to demand safe rescue of a Vanguard reporter, Tordue Salem, who has been missing for almost two weeks.
           
        25. Sack Looms As NFF Set to Overhaul Super Falcons [Daily Trust] After some underwhelming performances, The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is set to overhaul the senior women national team, the Super Falcons.
           
        26. NRC Plans E-Ticketing On Lagos-Ibadan, Itakpe-Warri Train Services [Daily Trust] The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) is shopping for firms to provide electronic ticketing solutions for its Lagos-Ibadan and the Warri- Itakpe standard gauge train services to allow for online ticket sales.
           
        27. Police Fix Oct 29 for Constables' Recruitment Test in Katsina [Vanguard] The Katsina state Police command has fixed October 29 and 30 for the conduct of a Computer Based Test (CBT) as part of the constables' recruitment process in the state, according to a statement issued to newsmen, on Monday, in Katsina, by the command's spokesperson, SP Gambo Isah.
           
        28. Buhari Arrives Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Ahead of Investment Summit [Premium Times] The president would perform the lesser Hajj in Madinah and Makkah before returning to the country on Friday.
           
        29. Eight Nigerians Bag UK Awards for 'Breaking Glass Ceilings' [Premium Times] The eight awardees were recognised for making significant contributions in various fields of endeavours in the UK and Nigeria.
           
        30. Covid-19 - Nigeria Records Two Deaths, 711 Infections Monday [Premium Times] According to the NCDC, the new infection toll includes backlogs of cases, with Delta State topping the chart with 508 total cases for July 27 to October 13, 2021.
           

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                  1. Nigeria, Chad to set up joint business council
                    By Henry Uche, Lagos The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) has reiterated its commitment to work with relevant government Ministries,

                  2. Nigeria’s per capita income static in 40 year – World Bank
                    From Uche Usim, Abuja The World Bank made a startling revelation that Nigeria's per capita income (PCI) has not improved

                  3. Withdraw military from South East – Asari Dokubo’s Biafra De Facto Government to FG
                    From Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri The De Facto Customary Government of Biafra led by Alhaji Mujahid Asari Dokubo has urged the

                  4. El-Rufai administration rated best in North, 2nd in Nigeria on gender inclusion
                    From Sola Ojo, Kaduna The administration of Governor Nasir El-Rufai has been rated overall best in gender equity and social

                  5. Buhari arrives Riyadh, S/Arabia ahead of Investment Summit
                    President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Riyadh, Saudi Arabia ahead of the investment conference organised by the Future Investment Initiative Institute.

                  6. Man machetes sister-inlaw, sibling, another to death in Ebonyi
                    From Chijioke Agwu, Abakaliki A young man, identified as Chibuike Ochie, who hails from Uburu community, in Ohaozara Local Government

                  7. Fire guts Nsukka Main Market, destroy goods
                    From Felix Ikem, Nsukka Over 20  shops were yesterday gutted by fire in Ogige Main Market,Nsukka, in Nsukka Local Government

                  8. Nomadic farming culture outdated -Ondo gov
                    From Fred Itua, Abuja Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has warned that the various criminal activities of kidnapping, bombing and

                  9. COVID-19: NLC urges FG to persuade workers rather than force to take vaccine
                    By Bimbola Oyesola Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), yesterday, urged the Federal Government to use persuasion and conviction rather than force

                  10. 2023: Steer clear of Nigeria’s politics, Buhari tells diplomats
                    From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja Ahead of the 2023 general elections, President Muhammadu Buhari has urged foreign envoys in Nigeria to

                  11. Okigwe North rerun: They’ll still vote me –Onuoha

                  12. Nigeria’s per capita income static in 40 year – World Bank
                    From Uche Usim, Abuja The World Bank made a startling revelation that Nigeria's per capita income (PCI) has not improved

                  13. Q3: UBA’s grosses N490.3bn in earnings
                    Africa’s Global Bank, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has announced impressive performance in its unaudited financial results for the

                  14. CBN, Access Bank, BoI bankroll Duchss Hospital with N6.5bn
                    By Omodele Adigun The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN}, Mr Godwin Emefiele, has disclosed that the apex

                  15. Sterling Bank, HFN sign MoU to digitise healthcare services
                    By Omodele Adigun Sterling Bank Plc and the Healthcare Federation of Nigeria (HFN) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

                  16. Agric minister under attack over claims of lifting 4.2m out of poverty
                    From Okwe Obi, Abuja The claims made by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar, that over

                  17. Outspan inseminates 100 cattle to boost local milk production
                    Outspan Nigeria Limited (Outspan), a subsidiary of Olam International Limited (Olam), a leading agribusiness conglomerate, as part of a series

                  18. Stakeholders harp on partnership to tackle food insecurity
                    The need for stakeholders and various players in the food chain and agriculture as a whole to collaborate on the

                  19. Group calls for needs-based, inclusive budgeting
                    By Henry Uche The reason for a needs-based budgeting across the three levels of government was the discourse over the

                  20. Fintech firm repositions e-commerce to boost saving culture
                    By Steve Agbota A fintech startup, Oaklinks.ng, is repositioning the e-commerce industry to boost trade and encourage saving culture among

                  21. Nigeria’s budget deficit, debt ratios,  lowest in Africa, says FG
                    From Isaac Anumihe, Abuja The Federal Government, yesterday, said that Nigeria’s budget deficit/Gross Domestic Products (GDP)  (-4.7 per cent) and

                  22. Couple fined for uprooting tree on their land

                  23. 2023: Senate’s volte-face on e-transmission
                    By Fred Itua, Abuja The current Senate, vis-a-vis, the National Assembly, will be adjudged as the most popular Assembly in

                  24. I’m sure of victory, says Nwankwo, AAC candidate
                    The candidate of African Action Congress (AAC) for the forthcoming governorship election in Ananbra State, Dr. Chidozie Nwankwo has said

                  25. Hausa community in Anambra endorses Ozigbo
                    The standard bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Valentine Ozigbo,  has received the endorsement of the Hausa community in Anambra

                  26. Anyim, others rally support for Ebonyi new PDP exco
                    From Chijioke Agwu, Abakaliki Leaders and major stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) in Ebonyi State, yesterday, rallied support

                  27. Northern Elders ask court to exit South East from Nigeria
                    From Godwin Tsa, Abuja A group of Northern elders have asked the Abuja division of the Federal High Court to

                  28. Sheikh Gumi’s comment smacks of conspiratorial compromise – Wechie
                    From Tony John, Port Harcourt Islamic cleric Sheikh Gumi has been lambasted for his recent comment on the consequences of

                  29. Anambra 2021: FG orders security agents to crush IPOB, disgruntled elements
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                  1. October 26, Rice Farmers Debunk Allegations over Funds Diversion

                  2. October 26, Coca-Cola System and Sustainable Manufacturing in Nigeria

                  3. October 26, Weak Earnings Down Stanbic IBTC Holdings’ Profit by 40% in 9 Months

                  4. October 26, Oil, Gas to Remain Fuel of Choice Till 2070, Insist Explorationists

                  5. October 26, Agric Minister Reaffirms Commitment to Human Capacity Development

                  6. October 26, Coca-Cola System and Sustainable Manufacturing in Nigeria

                  7. October 26, Weak Earnings Down Stanbic IBTC Holdings’ Profit by 40% in 9 Months

                  8. October 26, Oil, Gas to Remain Fuel of Choice Till 2070, Insist Explorationists

                  9. October 26, Agric Minister Reaffirms Commitment to Human Capacity Development

                  10. October 26, Oil Companies’ Gas Flare Payments Jump from $15.4m to $307.4m in One Year

                  11. October 26, Stakeholders: Using LPG as Vehicle Fuel Could Save Africa $3bn Annually

                  12. October 26, Barkindo: 2.6bn People Without Access to Clean Cooking Fuel, $100bn Climate Action Pledge Unredeemed

                  13. October 26, PZ Cussons Nigeria Reports N1.7nbn Profit in 2021 FY

                  14. October 26, Bauchi Farmers Parner NCX for Enhanced Commodity Sales

                  15. October 26, Africa Urged to Close Science, Technology Gap to Take Advantage of AfCFTA

                  16. October 26, YELI Seeks to Increase SMEs Contribution to Nigeria’s Economy

                  17. October 26, Trading Commence on Positive Note as Airtel Africa, Total Nigeria, 25 Others Soar

                  18. October 26, Lifepage Launches Interest-free Mortgage at End of Year Bounty

                  19. October 26, Ayade Wants C’River Designated as Export Corridor

                  20. October 26, Saudi Aramco to Achieve Net Zero Emissions by 2050

                  21. October 26, Lagos Faults Nigeria’s Centralised Electricity Supply System

                  22. October 26, Masari, Dangiwa, Ashafa, Others to Headline Abuja Housing Summit

                  23. October 26, It’s Time to Roll Up Our Sleeves, Komolafe Tells Upstream Commission Staff

                  24. October 26, ‘Our Focus is Saving Port Users’ Time and Money’

                  25. October 26, Aliyu: Nigeria Under-utilising its 13,000MW Due to Transmission, Distribution Challenges

                  26. October 26, Focus on Agribusiness, Entrepreneurship SMEDAN Urges Nigerian Youths

                  27. October 26, NDEP Appoints Ageh, CTO, Ogunbanjo to Oversee Refinery Operations

                  1. [Oct 26, 2021] NES: Proper coordination of fiscal, monetary policies ‘ll attract FDIs to Nigeria - Hailemariam Desalegn, former Ethiopian Prime Minister, has said that Nigeria must target investments in rural areas and agriculture to fight its alarming poverty rate. The former prime…

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                  3. [Oct 25, 2021] Nigeria needs to encourage private sector to boost revenue growth – Doyin… - For cash-strapped Nigeria to grow its revenue and fund its budget implementation to boost growth and economic development, the largest economy in Africa would need to create an incentive to…

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                  5. [Oct 24, 2021] Nigeria’s investment rate of return still negative but shrinking - The real rate of return on Nigerian assets has been negative for years, and even though it is now narrowing, it is not happening fast enough for some investors. While the investment…

                  6. [Oct 21, 2021] Rising food prices threaten Nigeria’s economic recovery -IMF - The International Monetary Fund has warned that rising food prices combined with reduced incomes in Nigeria and other Sub-Saharan African countries are a threat to economic recovery and…

                  7. [Oct 21, 2021] Five trends driving business shifts globally – Okiti - As the global economy shifts, businesses will need to be aware of the changing trends in order to meet the challenges ahead. During the ThinkBusiness conference, Ogho Okiti, an economist…

                  8. [Oct 21, 2021] Nigeria needs change of trade approach to create wealth - The Nigerian economy will create more wealth for its 200 million people by changing its approach to trade and focusing more on exports, according to Ogho Okiti, a doctoral degree holder in…

                  9. [Oct 21, 2021] NRC restarts container haulage from Lagos to Kano, Kaduna Port - The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has resumed container haulage from Lagos to Kano and Kaduna Inland Dry Port, Ismail Yusuf, managing director of Inland Containers Nigeria Limited…

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                    Pharmacist Salary in Nigeria

                    Monthly Pharmacist Salary in Nigeria (2019)
                    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