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      1. In pictures: Wearing fancy dress for big yams in Nigeria - BBC News In pictures: Wearing fancy dress for big yams in Nigeria  BBC News

        It has been one big party this week in the town of Arondizuogu in southern Nigeria, with feasting and parades to give thanks for the last harvest and to usher in ...



      2. Cameroon, Nigeria, Chad, Niger Deploy Troops After Fresh Attack - VOA News Cameroon, Nigeria, Chad, Niger Deploy Troops After Fresh Attack  VOA News

        The Multi-National Joint Task Force of the Lake Chad Basin Commission made up of forces from Cameroon, Nigeria, Chad and Niger, has deployed troops after ...



      3. Nigeria Needs Parliamentary System Of Government, Says Fasanmi - SaharaReporters.com Nigeria Needs Parliamentary System Of Government, Says Fasanmi  SaharaReporters.com

        Ninety-three-year-old Senator Ayo Fasanmi, a leader of the pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere, says the parliamentary system of government is the most appropriate ...



      4. Nigeria's chief justice banned from holding public office - Al Jazeera English Nigeria's chief justice banned from holding public office  Al Jazeera English

        Ethics court orders any cash found in Walter Onnoghen's foreign bank accounts be taken by the treasury.



      5. Opinion: Nigeria is a cold-blooded country for gay men -- I have the scars to prove it - CNN Opinion: Nigeria is a cold-blooded country for gay men -- I have the scars to prove it  CNN

        Richard Akuson founded a magazine for gay men in Nigeria, it left him vulnerable in a place where homophobia is rife. Akuson writes for CNN, talking for the first ...



      6. Nigeria's Energy Future Challenged By Weak Rule Of Law - Forbes Nigeria's Energy Future Challenged By Weak Rule Of Law  Forbes

        Nigeria's aspirations of economic development under newly elected President Muhammadu Buhari continue to be hampered by corruption and weak rule of law, ...



      7. Nigeria building safety: Questions after deadly collapse - Aljazeera.com Nigeria building safety: Questions after deadly collapse  Aljazeera.com

        After a building collapsed killing 20 children, questions are raised about building safety standards in Nigeria.



      8. Under-17 Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria and Angola reach World Cup - BBC Sport Under-17 Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria and Angola reach World Cup  BBC Sport

        Nigeria and Angola qualify for the 2019 Fifa U-17 World Cup after reaching the semi-finals of the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations in Tanzania on Saturday.



      9. Nigeria: Jihad against Christians - Gatestone Institute Nigeria: Jihad against Christians  Gatestone Institute

        The current violence, which has been getting worse since early 2017, "is slightly different, in that it is a series of targeted attacks on Christian communities ...



      10. There's Nothing Like 'Rich' In Nigeria, Says Rewane - SaharaReporters.com There's Nothing Like 'Rich' In Nigeria, Says Rewane  SaharaReporters.com

        Bismarck Rewane, Chairman of the Presidential Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage, says there is nothing like ...



      11. Samuel Chukwueze: Nigeria must not sleep on tantalizing talent - Goal.com Samuel Chukwueze: Nigeria must not sleep on tantalizing talent  Goal.com

        A drop down to under-20 level would effectively rule Samuel Chukwueze, Nigeria's brightest youngster, out of potential stardom at the Africa Cup of Nations.



      12. Nigeria Drops In World Press Freedom Ranking - SaharaReporters.com Nigeria Drops In World Press Freedom Ranking  SaharaReporters.com

        Unveiling the ranking, RSF also stated that journalists in Nigeria experience obstacles when reporting stories that have to do with politics, terrorism and financial ...



      13. Nigeria’s President Promises, Again, to Bring Back Kidnapped Chibok Students - The New York Times Nigeria’s President Promises, Again, to Bring Back Kidnapped Chibok Students  The New York Times

        DAKAR, Senegal — Some of the young women are thriving at a new school. Some have returned home to their family farms. But the fates of more than 100 other ...



      14. Nigeria, Malta losing in business relations, others – Prof Onalo - The Punch Nigeria, Malta losing in business relations, others – Prof Onalo  The Punch

        The Chief Executive Officer, Institute of Credit Administration, Prof Chris Onalo, who was appointed by the Maltese government as the honorary consul in Nigeria ...



      15. Nigeria's 'propaganda secretaries' | News | Africa - Mail and Guardian Nigeria's 'propaganda secretaries' | News | Africa  Mail and Guardian

        Nigerian politicians don't always understand how social media works, but they know they need it. As the country geared up for national elections earlier this year ...



      16. …Because We Are Nigerians By Sanni Oluwaseun - SaharaReporters.com …Because We Are Nigerians By Sanni Oluwaseun  SaharaReporters.com

        It is clear at this point that it's the fault of our leaders that we find ourselves where we are today. However, I think it's high time we moved past expecting them to ...



      17. Nigeria attracts $6bn bonds post-election, says CBN - The Punch Nigeria attracts $6bn bonds post-election, says CBN  The Punch

        Nike Popoola Nigeria attracted bonds worth $6bn after the recent elections, according to the Central Bank of Nigeria. The CBN noted that the Nige...



      18. Nigeria extends appointment of acting chief justice - Anadolu Agency Nigeria extends appointment of acting chief justice  Anadolu Agency

        Appointment extended for 3 months after former chief justice Walter Onnoghen found guilty of corruption - Anadolu Agency.



      19. Nigeria on the edge - Washington Examiner Nigeria on the edge  Washington Examiner

        The outcome of Nigeria's recent presidential election was generally well received here in Washington. Incumbent Muhammadu Buhari — who four years ago ...



      20. Nigeria's Buhari signs law to increase minimum wage - aide - EWN Nigeria's Buhari signs law to increase minimum wage - aide  EWN

        The change means the minimum monthly wage will rise to 30000 naira ($98) from 18000 now, said aide Ita Enang, a senior special assistant to the president on ...



      21. North and Nigeria’s development - The Punch North and Nigeria’s development  The Punch

        SOME prominent Northerners are once more trying to jolt the elite out of their lethargy as poverty, deprivation and insecurity spike in the region....



      22. 'Fake news' driving ethno-religious crisis in Nigeria - FRANCE 24 English 'Fake news' driving ethno-religious crisis in Nigeria  FRANCE 24 English

        Misinformation risks worsening ethnic and religious tensions in Nigeria, media commentators and researchers say, at a time of heightened concern about ...



      23. Nigerian corruption is draining its small businesses - Quartz Nigerian corruption is draining its small businesses  Quartz

        Relative to their high cost, these programs appear to help very few actual small businesses. Instead, they are set up to fail—eroding trust in government.



      24. Govt should encourage patronage of Nigerian-made products –Dominic - The Punch Govt should encourage patronage of Nigerian-made products –Dominic  The Punch

        Miss Rita Dominic, 29, is the Managing Director of Nekky Empire, a fashion business enterprise. She speaks on the importance of collaboration in th...



      25. Oil exports: Nigeria cuts selling prices to lure buyers - The Punch Oil exports: Nigeria cuts selling prices to lure buyers  The Punch

        'Femi Asu Nigeria has cut its official selling prices of a basket of May-loading crude oil grades in a bid to attract buyers. The nation's crude ...



      26. Nigeria to diversify economy away from oil - Aljazeera.com Nigeria to diversify economy away from oil  Aljazeera.com

        Nigeria imports a lot of its food, which is bought using money earned from selling oil.



      27. Politicians Have Destroyed Institutions In Nigeria, Says Sanusi - SaharaReporters.com Politicians Have Destroyed Institutions In Nigeria, Says Sanusi  SaharaReporters.com

        Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the Emir of Kano, has indicted politicians on the growing rate of insurgency in the country, claiming that the political class is aiding ...



      28. JPMorgan’s Role in Nigerian Oil Deal Has Come Back to Haunt It - The New York Times JPMorgan’s Role in Nigerian Oil Deal Has Come Back to Haunt It  The New York Times

        A JPMorgan Chase account in London was used to send roughly $900 million to government officials involved in a scheme to profit from an offshore oil field.



      29. Nigeria's modern style ensemble brand [Business Africa] - africanews Nigeria's modern style ensemble brand [Business Africa]  africanews

        Segun and Ronke Abiona, said they felt a Godly prompt to venture into this business while based in the United Kingdom in 2013 with a seed capital of $5000.



      30. Nigeria: Mobilizing Resources to Invest in People - International Monetary Fund Nigeria: Mobilizing Resources to Invest in People  International Monetary Fund

        April 3, 2019. Spending on health and education in Nigeria is among the lowest in the world. To fund these crucial sectors, Nigeria will have to maximize the ...



      31. Stolen Dreams: How Corruption Negates Government Assistance to Nigeria's Small Businesses - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Stolen Dreams: How Corruption Negates Government Assistance to Nigeria's Small Businesses  Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

        Nigeria is known globally as a petro-economy but, in reality, it is a country of small business people. These entrepreneurs, whether informal traders, cottage ...



      32. Nigerian Govt To Introduce Solar-powered Tricycles In 2019 - SaharaReporters.com Nigerian Govt To Introduce Solar-powered Tricycles In 2019  SaharaReporters.com

        We also have in the 2018 budget what we called amphibious vehicles, which is going to be in form of a tricycles which can be used on water and on land for ...



      33. Nigerian clubs are not developing young footballers — Adepoju - The Punch Nigerian clubs are not developing young footballers — Adepoju  The Punch

        Former Nigeria midfielder, Mutiu Adepoju, now a La Liga Ambassador, sheds light on life as a retired footballer, playing in La Liga, the 2019 AFCON...



      34. Buhari: We'll Not Allow Merchants Of Evil Overwhelm Nigeria - SaharaReporters.com Buhari: We'll Not Allow Merchants Of Evil Overwhelm Nigeria  SaharaReporters.com

        We will not allow merchants of evil and death to overwhelm the nation. Under my watch, the nation will triumph over them – terrorists, bandits, kidnappers and ...



      35. Bauhaus at 100 - The New York Times Bauhaus at 100  The New York Times

        A century after its founding, see where the school's architectural legacy stands in 7 countries around the world.



      36. Major new inquiry into oil spills in Nigeria's Niger Delta launched - CNN Major new inquiry into oil spills in Nigeria's Niger Delta launched  CNN

        Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) A major new inquiry into oil companies operating in the Niger Delta has been launched by the Archbishop of York, John Sentamu.



      37. Nigeria's Divine Oduduru runs 2019 world fastest time in 100m, 200m - Premium Times Nigeria's Divine Oduduru runs 2019 world fastest time in 100m, 200m  Premium Times

        Since Nigerian sprint legend, Olusoji Fasuba, ran a time of 9.85s, in 2006 to set a new African record, no runner from the country has been able to run the 100m ...



      38. The fatal shooting of a Nigerian man brings more demands to shut down a controversial police unit - CNN The fatal shooting of a Nigerian man brings more demands to shut down a controversial police unit  CNN

        Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) The fatal police shooting of a Nigerian man has sparked outrage and reignited a public call for the shutdown of a controversial police unit ...



      39. Nigeria's medical brain drain: Healthcare woes as doctors flee - Al Jazeera English Nigeria's medical brain drain: Healthcare woes as doctors flee  Al Jazeera English

        'Brain drain' impacting healthcare sector as most Nigerian doctors seek better work conditions and pay abroad.



      40. Foundation tasks Nigerians on welfare of widows, orphans - Guardian Foundation tasks Nigerians on welfare of widows, orphans  Guardian

        The Triumphant Foundation, a non-government organisation with interest in welfare of widows and orphans has appealed to well-meaning Nigerians to assist ...



      41. Former Director General of Nigeria's National Intelligence Agency Arrested - Council on Foreign Relations Former Director General of Nigeria's National Intelligence Agency Arrested  Council on Foreign Relations

        On February 7, the Federal High Court in Lagos issued a warrant for the arrest of Ayodele Oke, former director general of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), ...



      42. Nigeria: 52 Boko Haram fighters killed in attack on MNJTF in Cross Kauwa, Chad army says - The Defense Post Nigeria: 52 Boko Haram fighters killed in attack on MNJTF in Cross Kauwa, Chad army says  The Defense Post

        Two Chadian soldiers and 52 Boko Haram fighters were killed in an attack on the Multinational Joint Task Force in Cross Kauwa in northeastern Nigeria.



      43. Failed Nigerian presidential candidate lobbying US to recognize him as 'authentic President' - Center for Responsive Politics Failed Nigerian presidential candidate lobbying US to recognize him as 'authentic President'  Center for Responsive Politics

        Atiku Abubakar, who lost Nigeria's recent presidential election, has hired a U.S. lobbying firm led by a Reagan-era DOJ official to help him gain support.



      44. Michael Jackson vs. Beyoncé: Nigerians defend King of Pop - africanews Michael Jackson vs. Beyoncé: Nigerians defend King of Pop  africanews

        Nigerians are flatly refusing to entertain any comparison between Michael Jackson and Beyonce with majority of Twitter users calling the move a misnomer.



      45. Lawyers want CCT set free from Presidency’s grip - Guardian Lawyers want CCT set free from Presidency’s grip  Guardian

        As long as the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) remains tied to the apron strings of the Presidency, it can never act independently...



      46. UAE Sentences Eight Nigerians To Death Over At Least Four 'Highly Organised' Robberies In 2016 - SaharaReporters.com UAE Sentences Eight Nigerians To Death Over At Least Four 'Highly Organised' Robberies In 2016  SaharaReporters.com

        The gang — who were all in the UAE on visit visas — were said to be highly organised and plotted a string of orchestrated attacks to ambush security trucks that ...



      47. Nigerians celebrate Cyril Stober as he reportedly retires from NTA - Pulse Nigeria Nigerians celebrate Cyril Stober as he reportedly retires from NTA  Pulse Nigeria

        Veteran Nigerian broadcaster Cyril Stober has reportedly retired from the National Television Authority (NTA) after three decades of being a newscaster.



      48. Nigerian Women Protest Against Street Harassment With 'Market March Movement' : Goats and Soda - NPR Nigerian Women Protest Against Street Harassment With 'Market March Movement' : Goats and Soda  NPR

        In Lagos, street vendors say that they touch and grab their female customers to drum up sales. A group called Market March Movement has formed to protest ...



      49. Nigerian woman arrested in Hong Kong with cocaine - The Punch Nigerian woman arrested in Hong Kong with cocaine  The Punch

        Customs officers at Hong Kong International Airport recovered more than half of a kilogramme of cocaine from a Nigerian woman who allegedly hid the drug in ...



      50. NEMA DG counsels on avoidable deaths in Nigeria - The Punch NEMA DG counsels on avoidable deaths in Nigeria  The Punch

        David Olorunsogo The National Emergency Management Agency has begun investigation to ascertain the cause of the Friday fire incident in Ibadan and...



      51. Africa's Rwanda, Nigeria's Zamfara By Koye-Ladele Mofehintoluwa - SaharaReporters.com Africa's Rwanda, Nigeria's Zamfara By Koye-Ladele Mofehintoluwa  SaharaReporters.com

        The Tutsi were those who had a certain number of cattle while the Hutu were those who did not. This was the only distinguishing necessary between both ...



      52. Chain Reactions Nigeria Shines With SABRE, Pitcher Awards - Leadership Newspaper Chain Reactions Nigeria Shines With SABRE, Pitcher Awards  Leadership Newspaper

        It was double honours for Chain Reactions Nigeria, one of the country's leading Public Relations and Integrated Communications Consulting Firms and the ...



      53. Addressing ethnic, religious divisions among Nigerians - The Punch Addressing ethnic, religious divisions among Nigerians  The Punch

        The sharp divisions among Nigerians along ethnic, religious and political lines are a source of concern to many. FEMI MAKINDE examines the issue an...



      54. After escaping Boko Haram, Nigerian IDPs addicted to Tramadol - Al Jazeera English After escaping Boko Haram, Nigerian IDPs addicted to Tramadol  Al Jazeera English

        IDPs who fled attacks use drug imported illegally from India to cope with post-traumatic stress and challenges in camps.



      55. Anglican Communion Secretary General pushes for peace in Nigeria's Kaduna State - Anglicannews Anglican Communion Secretary General pushes for peace in Nigeria's Kaduna State  Anglicannews

        The Secretary General of the Anglican Communion, Dr Josiah Idowu-Fearon, has decried the “worrisome” levels of insecurity in parts of Nigeria's Kaduna State.



      56. Only Growth Can Defuse Nigeria’s Poverty Time Bomb - Bloomberg Only Growth Can Defuse Nigeria’s Poverty Time Bomb  Bloomberg

        In his first term, President Muhammadu Buhari left too much undone. In his second, he needs to be bold.



      57. Nigeria’s Population Projected to Double by 2050 - VOA News Nigeria’s Population Projected to Double by 2050  VOA News

        With Nigeria's population growing at more than 3% a year, Nigerian authorities are offering free family planning methods and advice to Nigerian families in an ...



      58. Nigeria: Price of imported rice drops by 0.39% in March - WorldStage Nigeria: Price of imported rice drops by 0.39% in March  WorldStage

        The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said average price of one kilogramme (kg) of rice (imported high quality sold loose) decreased month-on-month in ...



      59. NERICC-Nigeria's panacea to routine immunization and primary health care strengthening - Nigeria - ReliefWeb NERICC-Nigeria's panacea to routine immunization and primary health care strengthening - Nigeria  ReliefWeb

        Abuja 16 April 2019 – Over the past 18 months, Nigeria has recorded substantial improvement in routine immunization (RI) performance. Prior to the ...



      60. Trump immigration clampdown targets Nigeria, Liberia, Eritrea - Quartz Trump immigration clampdown targets Nigeria, Liberia, Eritrea  Quartz

        African countries whose nationals have high rates of overstaying their visas, including Nigeria, Chad, Eritrea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, could be on the ...



      61. Ebola would have been a bigger disaster for Nigeria if Sawyer had reached a church for healing –Chukwu, former - The Punch Ebola would have been a bigger disaster for Nigeria if Sawyer had reached a church for healing –Chukwu, former  The Punch

        In July 2014, Ebola virus disease found its way into Nigeria after an infected Liberian Government official named Patrick Sawyer arrived in Lagos. ...



      62. Police go after Nigerians for kidnap of envoy in Ghana - The Punch Police go after Nigerians for kidnap of envoy in Ghana  The Punch

        The police are on a manhunt for three Nigerians suspected to have kidnapped a Consular General and Head of Mission of Estonia to Ghana, Nabil Makra...



      63. Nigerians Get Poorer as Rising Population Dwarfs Growth: Chart - Bloomberg Nigerians Get Poorer as Rising Population Dwarfs Growth: Chart  Bloomberg

        Nigeria's population is growing and gross domestic product per capita shrinking, and that will continue until at least 2024, according to the International ...



      64. Nigeria’s President Says Election Rival Was Not a Citizen - Bloomberg Nigeria’s President Says Election Rival Was Not a Citizen  Bloomberg

        Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari told an election tribunal the candidate he beat in a February vote was not a citizen of Nigeria by birth and ought not to ...



      65. Making Peace with Enemies: Nigeria's Reintegration of Boko Haram Fighters - War on the Rocks Making Peace with Enemies: Nigeria's Reintegration of Boko Haram Fighters  War on the Rocks

        In October, I was the first researcher to visit Operation Safe Corridor, a military facility on the outskirts of Gombe, Nigeria, that houses a bold.



      66. Princeton researchers used Nollywood to test Nigerian corruption - Quartz Princeton researchers used Nollywood to test Nigerian corruption  Quartz

        The popularity of Nigeria's Nollywood movie industry—the world's second largest by volume—was covertly deployed for a social cause five years ago.



      67. Nigerian Multimillionaire Oilman Igho Sanomi Raises $1.5 Million For Cancer Research UK - Forbes Nigerian Multimillionaire Oilman Igho Sanomi Raises $1.5 Million For Cancer Research UK  Forbes

        Nigerian multi-millionaire oilman Igho Sanomi has received a commendation from Cancer Research UK and the Bobby Moore Fund for his philanthropy towards ...



      68. The Search for the Nigerian Dream - THISDAY Newspapers The Search for the Nigerian Dream  THISDAY Newspapers

        In July 2005, aboard an Egypt Air flight from Cairo to Lagos, a number of Nigerians spent hours discussing the state of the nation. We were from different parts of ...



      69. How Nigeria should address subsidy issue - Daily Trust How Nigeria should address subsidy issue  Daily Trust

        The recent call by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to the Federal Government to end subsidy on petrol, followed by a sudden re-appearance of long ...



      70. How Internet Users In Nigeria Can Be Protected From Cybercrime – NCC - Leadership Newspaper How Internet Users In Nigeria Can Be Protected From Cybercrime – NCC  Leadership Newspaper

        The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has stressed the need for the over 114 million internet users in the country to show interests in getting ...



      71. Nigeria suffers severe heatwave with no relief in sight - Aljazeera.com Nigeria suffers severe heatwave with no relief in sight  Aljazeera.com

        Temperatures soar across the region with no relief in sight until the seasonal rains set in next month.



      72. Many in Nigeria, Tunisia, Kenya plan to leave country in next 5 years - Pew Research Center Many in Nigeria, Tunisia, Kenya plan to leave country in next 5 years  Pew Research Center

        Substantial shares of people in three African nations – Nigeria, Tunisia and Kenya – say they plan to move to another country within five years, according to a ...



      73. Why Nigeria embassies can't stop execution of Nigerians abroad - Shehu Sani - Daily Post Nigeria Why Nigeria embassies can't stop execution of Nigerians abroad - Shehu Sani  Daily Post Nigeria

        The Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district and Chairman of Senate Committee on Foreign and Local Debt, Shehu Sani has expressed ...



      74. We Produce 90% Of The Rice We Eat, Says Nigeria's Minister Of Agriculture - SaharaReporters.com We Produce 90% Of The Rice We Eat, Says Nigeria's Minister Of Agriculture  SaharaReporters.com

        One very good example that we see today is the home-grown Nigerian rice. Hitherto, Nigeria has been a major and largest importer of rice from Thailand and ...



      75. ‘Tokunbo’ to ‘accidented’ cars: Citizens express mixed feelings as Nigeria turns dumping ground - The Punch ‘Tokunbo’ to ‘accidented’ cars: Citizens express mixed feelings as Nigeria turns dumping ground  The Punch

        Ihuoma Chiedozie. After buying a 'state-of-the-art' saloon car, Edmund Eze was in a celebratory mood. Although the vehicle was 'Tokunbo', a coinage for fairly ...



      76. Nigeria's twin town ponders cause of multiple births - Reuters Nigeria's twin town ponders cause of multiple births  Reuters

        In a dusty school playground in southwest Nigeria, the rows of children lined up to return to their classrooms are dotted with the faces of identical twins.



      77. Nigerian troops evacuate 'entire town' in security operation: UN - Aljazeera.com Nigerian troops evacuate 'entire town' in security operation: UN  Aljazeera.com

        Nearly 10000 people from Jakana were relocated to camp in Maiduguri, swelling the population of existing camps.



      78. Beach volleyball teams off to Nigeria for African champs - The New Times Beach volleyball teams off to Nigeria for African champs  The New Times

        Charlotte Nzayisenga (L), along with former partner Denise Mutatsimpundu, represented Africa at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia. Courtesy.



      79. Human rights groups decry Saudi execution of Nigerian woman - CNN Human rights groups decry Saudi execution of Nigerian woman  CNN

        This week's execution of a Nigerian woman in Saudi Arabia over drug-related charges has drawn criticism from international human rights groups and the ...



      80. Fact check: No, Trudeau did not ask Nigeria for a million immigrants - CTV News Fact check: No, Trudeau did not ask Nigeria for a million immigrants  CTV News

        Canada's High Commission to Nigeria is calling out a fake news story that claims Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asked the African country's president to send ...



      81. Nigerian jailed for raping minor in Ghana - Premium Times Nigerian jailed for raping minor in Ghana  Premium Times

        A Circuit Court in Ghana has jailed a Nigerian immigrant, 33-year-old Obinna Mba, for defiling a 12-year-old girl in Nungua, a town in the Municipal District in ...



      82. The #MeToo movement has reached Muslim-majority northern Nigeria - Al Jazeera English The #MeToo movement has reached Muslim-majority northern Nigeria  Al Jazeera English

        Survivors of sexual abuse and harassment are sharing their experiences on social media, using the #ArewaMeToo hashtag.



      83. Anglophone refugees in Nigeria dream of home, but settle in - Aljazeera.com Anglophone refugees in Nigeria dream of home, but settle in  Aljazeera.com

        Fighting between Cameroon government forces and English-speaking separatists sends thousands of refugees over the border to camps in Nigeria and there's ...



      84. Nigeria Struggles With Security Sector Reform - Chatham House Nigeria Struggles With Security Sector Reform  Chatham House

        There is an urgent need to address widespread failings in Nigeria's security services, but so far President Buhari has not tackled these challenges.



      85. Nigeria's Sone Aluko breaks Chinese Super League duck in Beijing Renhe stalemate - Goal.com Nigeria's Sone Aluko breaks Chinese Super League duck in Beijing Renhe stalemate  Goal.com

        The Nigeria forward scored his maiden goal in the Chinese top-flight during his sixth league appearance on Saturday.



      86. 'Above The Law': How Nigeria Football Federation exploits 'borderline' status to mismanage funds - Premium Times 'Above The Law': How Nigeria Football Federation exploits 'borderline' status to mismanage funds  Premium Times

        Nigerian football officials are hiding behind the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) regulation that prohibits government's interference in ...



      87. Exclusive: Exxon weighs sale of Nigerian oil and gas fields for up to $3 billion - Reuters Exclusive: Exxon weighs sale of Nigerian oil and gas fields for up to $3 billion  Reuters

        LONDON (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil recently held talks on the sale of a suite of oil and gas fields in Nigeria as the company focuses on new developments in U.S. ...



      88. Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Massacre Christians after Baby Dedication in Nigeria - Christianheadlines.com Muslim Fulani Herdsmen Massacre Christians after Baby Dedication in Nigeria  Christianheadlines.com

        JOS, Nigeria, April 18, 2019 (Morning Star News) – Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed 17 Christians who had gathered after a baby dedication at a church in central ...



      89. Nigerian journalist Jones Abiri 'arrested by armed men' - Aljazeera.com Nigerian journalist Jones Abiri 'arrested by armed men'  Aljazeera.com

        Unidentified men accost journalist Jones Abiri in Bayelsa state and force him into vehicle at gunpoint, say witnesses.



      90. How secured is Nigeria’s sovereign wealth fund? - The Nation Newspaper How secured is Nigeria’s sovereign wealth fund?  The Nation Newspaper

        The recent report and offhand remarks by officials of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) ranking Nigeria's sovereign wealth as the second weakest after Qatar ...



      91. EFCC, RIPAN partner to stop rice smuggling - Guardian EFCC, RIPAN partner to stop rice smuggling  Guardian

        To tackle the menace of rice smuggling, Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has met with the executives...



      92. Nigeria Needs To Remove Subsidy In 2019 By Ettu Mohammed - SaharaReporters.com Nigeria Needs To Remove Subsidy In 2019 By Ettu Mohammed  SaharaReporters.com

        We should understand that in 2019 Nigeria will spend at least $5.5bn on PMS subsidy and it can rise to $7bn depending on the international price of crude oil in ...



      93. Fashion and champagne grace Nigeria polo party - Reuters Fashion and champagne grace Nigeria polo party  Reuters

        When polo comes to Lagos, the champagne flows and exuberant fashion colors adorn the green fields.



      94. Nigeria's Suspended Chief Justice Plans to Retire, Lawyer Says - Bloomberg Nigeria's Suspended Chief Justice Plans to Retire, Lawyer Says  Bloomberg

        Walter Onnoghen has decided to step down as Nigeria's chief justice, more than a month after he was suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari on the eve ...



      95. Nigeria’s ‘severely wasted children’: The inside story - Vanguard Nigeria’s ‘severely wasted children’: The inside story  Vanguard

        Children who do not reach their optimum height or consistently experience bouts of weight loss during childhood are affected in the long term in numerous ways.



      96. India now Nigeria’s biggest crude oil buyer –Buhari - The Punch India now Nigeria’s biggest crude oil buyer –Buhari  The Punch

        John Ameh, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday spoke of a growing trade partnership between Nigeria and India. He stated that India had ...



      97. Pinnacle Oil Wins Nigeria's Local Content Top Prize - Independent Newspapers Limited Pinnacle Oil Wins Nigeria's Local Content Top Prize  Independent Newspapers Limited

        Pinnacle Oil and Gas Limited has been formally recognised and applauded by the Nigerian government for its contribution to local *content* development in the ...



      98. Jordyn Woods shares selfies from Nigeria as claims surface that Tristan Thompson is 'hooking up' - Daily Mail Jordyn Woods shares selfies from Nigeria as claims surface that Tristan Thompson is 'hooking up'  Daily Mail

        Jordyn Woods is in Nigeria sharing some new glam selfies while news broke back home that Tristan Thompson has been 'hooking up' with multiple women.



      99. It's Only In Nigeria People Wear 'Aso Ebi' To Court Premises, Says Falana - SaharaReporters.com It's Only In Nigeria People Wear 'Aso Ebi' To Court Premises, Says Falana  SaharaReporters.com

        There is nothing more contemptuous because you are challenging the state for charging you to court. Here, out of the money you have stolen, you get a bad ...



      100. Olowo’s demise, big loss to Nigeria –Saraki - The Punch Olowo’s demise, big loss to Nigeria –Saraki  The Punch

        Sunday Aborisade, Abuja President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has expressed sadness over the death of the late Olowo of Owo, Oba Folagbade Olate...



         
        
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        1. Former Top Judge Banned From Public Office for Ten Years [East African] Nigeria's former Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen has been barred from holding office for ten years after an ethics tribunal found him guilty of six counts of false declaration of assets.

        2. Abuja Airport - Operation Resumes in New Terminal After Fire Scare [Premium Times] The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has announced the resumption of flight operations at the new terminal of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, hours after a fire scare on Saturday.

        3. Kogi - Normalcy Returned to Bagana Community [Leadership] Normalcy has been restored in Bagana community, Omala local government area of Kogi state after a bloody clash that claimed lives and property.

        4. Zamfara Emirs Apologise to NAF, Say Air Strikes Killed Innocents 'Mistakenly' [Premium Times] The Chairman, Zamfara State Council of Chiefs, Attahiru Ahmad, has apologised to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) over its recent allegations that innocent citizens were killed in the state during air strikes by personnel of the Air Force.

        5. Niger Delta Women Regroup Again, Speak On Their Agitations [Vanguard] -What triggered my fighting spirit - Ann Kio Briggs, N'Delta activist

        6. UAE Sentences Eight Nigerians to Death, FG Laments [Vanguard] *One bags jail term, faces deportation

        7. Minimum Wage Not Living Wage, N30,000 Will Cause Chaos - Tony Momoh [Vanguard] A former Minister of Information, Prince Tony Momoh, has expressed fears that the new N30, 000 minimum wage, signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari on April 18 would lead to chaos.

        8. Nollywood Director Ifeanyi Onyeabor Is Dead [Premium Times] A Nollywood movie director and stunt specialist, Ifeanyi Onyeabor, is dead.

        9. Waiting for Nigeria's Easter [Vanguard] Yesterday was Good Friday, but I will not dwell on its import because it will distract us from focusing on our destination. Tomorrow is Easter.

        10. Open Grazing - Benue Law and the Option Before South Eastern States [Vanguard] Makurdi -When in 2017 the Benue state government enacted the much celebrated Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law to stem the persistent conflicts between herdsmen and farmers in the state not many knew that the singular initiative would mark a watershed in the lives of the traumatized farmers of the state who bore the brunt of the marauding herdsmen for several years.

        11. Alleged Students' Torture - Why We've Not Appeared Before Reps Committee - - Madonna Varsity [Vanguard] -Asks legislature to allow court dispense case before it

        12. 2019 AFCON - Siasia, Udeze, Erico Warn Eagles Against Complacency [Vanguard] Former Super Eagles striker and head coach Samson Siasia believes Nigeria are in an easy group at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations but has also admonished the team to be wary of the hunger of the supposedly weaker opponents.

        13. Nigeria, Niger Sign Anti-Human Trafficking Pact [Premium Times] The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and its Niger Republic counterpart have signed a pact to eliminate the menace in both countries.

        14. Huge Fines for Offenders as Senate Passes New Gas Flaring Bill [Guardian] Abuja -The Senate yesterday passed a new bill, which provided for penalty against gas flaring and other malpractices in the oil and gas sector.The last legislation on gas flare, the Associated Gas Re-injection Act of 1979, came into force 40 years ago, and since then there has been no review or amendment of the Act despite its devastating effect on the host communities.

        15. All Employers Must Pay N30,000 New Minimum Wage - Govt [Leadership] Abuja and Lagos -President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday gave Nigerian workers a surprise package as he signed into law the new monthly minimum wage of N30, 000 for the least paid employee in the country.

        16. Convicted Chief Justice Onnoghen Barred From Public Office [Leadership] Justice Walter Onnoghen's almost 26-month reign as the chief justice of Nigeria (CJN) came to an inglorious end yesterday as the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), sitting in Abuja, convicted him for false asset declaration.

        17. Visa Horrors - U.S. Embassy Tries to Give Tips [allAfrica] Cape Town -Have you ever been denied a visa?

        18. Nigerian Girl (14) Nabbed for Kidnapping Spree [CAJ News] Abuja -NIGERIAN police have arrested a 14-year-old girl on allegations of being a member of a kidnapping syndicate.

        19. How Senior Electoral Officials Ignored Due Process, Mutilated Result Sheets in Senatorial Election - INEC [Premium Times] Donatus Ohajianya, the returning officer in the Imo North Senatorial District supplementary polls, breached the procedures for receiving and collating results, an administrative committee of inquiry set up by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has found.

        20. The Many Travails of Justice Walter Onnoghen [Guardian] When the news broke that the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Nkanu Onnoghen would be arraigned at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) January 14, the immediate response of Nigerians, especially the legal community was that of shock and unbelief. It had never happened in the history of the country.

        21. Sirika, African Ministers Push Single Air Transport Market [Guardian] Nigeria's Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, and other Africa transport ministers have rallied other countries on the continent behind the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM).

        22. Why the History Books Matter (I) [Guardian] In his Daily Trust column of April 15, titled Running for the history books, Mahmud Jega raised some critical issues about the Buhari presidency and advised the president to start thinking about the verdict of history on his eight years as leader of the most populous black nation in the world. Buhari ran his second and final presidential race on February 23. With no more presidential race to run, he can now afford to think less of politics and more of statesmanship and pay greater attention to the shape of

        23. From Zaria to Osogbo, the Making of Curatorial Marvel (I) [Guardian] In 1959, Nigerian College of Arts, Science and Technology, Zaria, awarded Diploma in Fine Arts to its first graduate. Sixty years after, GREGORY AUSTIN NWAKUNOR (Arts and Culture Editor) looks at the place of Zaria Art School in Modern Nigeria's Art history.

        24. Wike Suspends 12 Council Chairmen [Guardian] Port Harcourt -Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has notified the state House of Assembly of the suspension of 12 chairmen of local government areas for failing to attend a certain state function.

        25. Police Nab Over 150 Nigerian Cultists [CAJ News] Abuja -NIGERIAN police have arrested some 151 suspected cultists southeast of the country.

        26. Govt Imports N16 Billion Cowpea From Cameroon, Burkina Faso Yearly [Guardian] Abuja -Nigeria, said to be the number one producer of cowpea globally, spends over N16 billion to import the commodity from Cameroon and Burkina Faso annually.In addition, there was still consumption deficit of 500,000 tonnes despite the current release of Bt. Cowpea to farmers, to bridge the production gap in the country.

        27. Thank God It's Good Friday [Guardian] As Nigerians join the rest of the world in marking this year's Good Friday, it is yet another time to reflect on the state of our nation still struggling in a battle with nation building, let alone development.It is indeed Good Friday, when Christians mark the passion and death of Jesus Christ by crucifixion, outside the walls of the old city of Jerusalem. On this day in history, the crucifixion of Jesus on the cross of Calvary represented the partial fulfillment of the prophesies of old, and his own predi

        28. Age Defeats Even Great Icons [Guardian] For over 15 years, they were the stars of Nigerian football. Such was their fame that they ranked among the best pop idols Nigerian football lovers had ever known.At the 1992 African Nations Cup in Senegal, they held a country that lives its football in a spell such that even when Ghana eventually cut short Nigeria's journey in the semifinals of the competition, the team was given a heroic welcome.

        29. Court Declares Ogbuoji's Senatorial Seat Vacant [Guardian] Abakaliki -The Federal High Court sitting in Abakaliki has declared the Ebonyi South Senatorial District seat being occupied by Sonni Ogbuoji vacant.The court, presided by Justice Akintola Aluko, held that Ogbuoji's defection from the party under whose platform he was elected to another party flouted Section 68 (1) g of the 1999 Constitution.

        30. Buhari Must Stop NNPC Digging Our Grave [Leadership] Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar made an unpopular statement during the campaign worth a second thought. He said if he was elected president, he would sell off the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC), even if it would cost him his life.

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