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    1. Boko Haram Leader Is Wounded in Airstrike, Nigeria's Military Says - New York Times

      New York Times

      Boko Haram Leader Is Wounded in Airstrike, Nigeria's Military Says
      New York Times
      A poster advertising the search for the Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau in the Nigerian village of Baga in 2013. Credit Tim Cocks/Reuters. DAKAR, Senegal — The Nigerian military said on Tuesday that airstrikes had killed and wounded several top ...
      As Kerry visits Nigeria, air force says top Boko Haram fighters killedReuters
      Nigeria claims it killed Boko Haram leader in raidFox News
      Nigeria claims Boko Haram leader fatally woundedPress Herald
      Wall Street Journal -Voice of America -Yahoo News
      all 289 news articles »

    2. Mikel John Obi: Nigeria's Olympic Bronze 'Up There' With Champions League for Chelsea - Newsweek


      Mikel John Obi: Nigeria's Olympic Bronze 'Up There' With Champions League for Chelsea
      Nigeria's football captain Mikel John Obi told Newsweek that his Olympic bronze medal ranks as highly as winning the Champions League or English Premier League with London club Chelsea. Obi and his team-mates were Nigeria's sole medallists at the ...
      Mikel John Obi hopes 'magical' Nigeria Olympic bronze medal won't make Chelsea team-mates jealousEvening Standard

      all 29 news articles »

    3. Nigeria must strike at roots of extremism: US' Kerry - Anadolu Agency

      Anadolu Agency

      Nigeria must strike at roots of extremism: US' Kerry
      Anadolu Agency
      "We have to strike at the root of violent extremism, and nations need to do more than just denounce dead-end ideologies,” Kerry said in an address delivered in Nigeria's northwestern Sokoto state during his two-day visit to the country. The speech ...
      Kerry tells Nigeria fight against Islamists is not just a military oneReuters
      Nigeria claims it killed Boko Haram leadersUSA TODAY
      As Kerry Lands in Nigeria, Air Force Says Top Boko Haram Fighters KilledVoice of America
      Vanguard -AllAfrica.com -Premium Times
      all 178 news articles »

    4. Nigeria cannot overcome its gathering humanitarian crisis alone - The Guardian

      The Guardian

      Nigeria cannot overcome its gathering humanitarian crisis alone
      The Guardian
      The situation facing internally displaced people in the north-east of Nigeria is fast becoming a full-scale humanitarian crisis and Nigerian authorities and the international community have been accused of not acting quickly enough to avert disaster ...
      Polio is back in Nigeria, and the next vaccination campaign may have a surprising consequenceWashington Post
      WHO commends Nigeria's handling of fresh polio outbreakPremium Times
      Nigeria: With thousands in urgent need, UN health agency scales up emergency responseUN News Centre
      World Health Organization
      all 20 news articles »

    5. Nigeria putting brakes on Israeli participation in West African summit - Jerusalem Post Israel News

      Jerusalem Post Israel News

      Nigeria putting brakes on Israeli participation in West African summit
      Jerusalem Post Israel News
      A planned summit between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the leaders of the 15 African states that make up the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in Nigeria by the end of the year is in jeopardy because the president of Nigeria ...

      and more »

    6. $10bn trapped outside Nigeria due to FG, CBN policies – OPS - Vanguard

      The Globe and Mail

      $10bn trapped outside Nigeria due to FG, CBN policies – OPS
      The organised private sector, comprising manufacturers and small businesses in the country, Tuesday, stated that the policies of the Federal Government and the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, are killing businesses in the country, while they stated that ...
      Nigeria gleans rewards following record currency slumpThe Globe and Mail
      Nigeria central bank suspends nine banks from FX market, sources sayBusiness Insider

      all 69 news articles »

    7. Japan donates $9.7m solar power project to Nigeria - Punch ... - The Punch

      The Punch

      Japan donates $9.7m solar power project to Nigeria - Punch ...
      The Punch
      The Japanese Government, through its agency, Japan International Cooperation Agency, has donated solar power worth $9.7 million to the Federal Government ...

      and more »

    8. Nigeria's Buhari Condemns 'Blasphemy' Killings in Zamfara - Newsweek


      Nigeria's Buhari Condemns 'Blasphemy' Killings in Zamfara
      Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to root out ethnic and religiously motivated violence after several people were burnt to death in northern Nigeria after an alleged incident of blasphemy. A student of Abdu Gusau Polytechnic, ...
      Muslim mob kills eight in northern NigeriaYahoo News
      Mob kills 8 in Nigeria over alleged blasphemy, Buhari dismayedafricanews

      all 48 news articles »

    9. "Every business is struggling in Nigeria" - BBC News

      BBC News

      "Every business is struggling in Nigeria"
      BBC News
      Nigeria's economy is under pressure. It is almost entirely dependent on its oil exports and the slump in the price of oil means fewer petrodollars coming in. The currency, the Naira, has fallen sharply and there have been warnings that a recession is ...

    10. Star, NPFL usher new era for Nigeria football - Vanguard


      Star, NPFL usher new era for Nigeria football
      The Nigeria Professional Football League and Nigeria Breweries, makers of Star Beer yesterday announced a ground-breaking partnership deal. The announcement comes months after the League Management Company (LMC) (managers of the Nigeria ...

      and more »


      1. Is Shekau Dead or Just Wounded? [Guardian] After being reportedly killed on a few occasions with him 'resurrecting' thereafter, Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau was, according to the Nigerian Army, 'fatally wounded' on Friday, barely a week after the release of a new video of the Chibok Girls.

      2. Most Niger Delta Projects Have No Impact On People - Ministry [Premium Times] A ministerial technical audit committee on the contracts awarded by the Ministry of Niger Delta between 2009 and 2015 has said most of the contracts awarded by the ministry in the oil-rich region had no impact on the people.

      3. Economy: Buhari Not Seeking Emergency Powers - Presidency [Daily Trust] Abuja -The Presidency has denied media reports that President Muhammadu Buhari is seeking emergency powers to tackle the nation's economic challenges.

      4. Military Says Boko Haram Leader, Shekau, Wounded [Premium Times] The Nigerian Army on Tuesday announced the death of three key commanders of the extremist Boko Haram sect.

      5. U.S. Secretary of State, Kerry, Meets President Buhari in Abuja [Premium Times] The United States Secretary of State, John Kerry, has arrived Abuja for a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari.

      6. Boko Haram Leadership Struggle Heralds a New Style of Violence [ISS] The so-called West Africa Province of the Islamic State, more commonly known as Boko Haram, has recently generated headlines once again after Abu Musab al-Barnawi was appointed as new leader of the group, replacing long-time head Abubakar Shekau. The decision seems to have sparked a power struggle between Islamic State-backed al-Barnawi and Shekau, bringing to the fore deep fissures within the movement.

      7. Police to Use Lie Detector On Candidates [Vanguard] The Nigeria Police has said that it will subject candidate the ongoing recruitment exercise to polygraph test (lie detector Test)

      8. Buhari Does Not Require the Approval of National Assembly for Emergency Procurements [Daily Trust] If reports currently in the media are to be believed, the Presidency is set to approach the crisis ridden National Assembly (NASS) for emergency powers to reflate our badly battered economy that is desperately in need of oxygen for survival.

      9. Reporters Restricted From Covering U.S. State Secretary's Visit [This Day] Abuja -Ahead of the visit by the United States of America's Secretary of State, Mr John Kerry, the Presidency has said that reporters would not be allowed to cover it.

      10. APC, PDP Trade Blames Over Nigeria's Economic Crisis [Premium Times] In a desperate bid to convince Nigerians on who is better suited to run the country, the ruling All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party clashed on Monday over the lingering economic crisis in the country.

      11. They're Defeating Boko Haram but Are They Nigeria's Next Security Threat? [IRIN] Maiduguri -Boko Haram is on the run, and much of the credit must go to vigilantes in northeastern Nigeria who have risen up to protect their local communities from the jihadists. But there is a growing concern that they represent a whole new security threat.

      12. Dozens Feared Dead As Kano Varsity Building Collapses [Vanguard] No fewer than 20 people were feared dead when TETFUND sponsored two storey building under construction collapsed at Kano University of Technology .

      13. Buhari Seeks Broader Powers to Contain Worsening Economic Crisis [Premium Times] Citing cumbersome constitutional hurdles amidst a biting economic crisis, President Muhammadu Buhari has concluded plans to pursue sweeping emergency powers to halt Nigeria's slide towards economic collapse, PREMIUM TIMES learnt Monday.

      14. State Security 'Arrests' Notorious Boko Haram Terrorists [Premium Times] The alleged mastermind of the 2013 terror attacks on a secondary school in Yobe State has been captured, the State Security Service said on Monday.

      15. Nigerian Arraigned for Naming Dog Buhari, Granted Bail [Premium Times] Joachim Iroko, the man who named his dog 'Buhari', was on Monday arraigned before a Magistrate Court in Ota, Ogun State.

      16. We Regret Voting for Buhari in 2015, Chibok Community Says [Premium Times] People from Chibok community resident in Abuja and members of the #BringBackOurGirls (BBOG), movement on Monday said they regretted voting for President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2015 presidential election.

      17. Boko Haram Strikes Again [Premium Times] A Boko Haram attack on Kuburvwa village of Borno State has left at least 11 people dead.

      18. Former PDP Governor Says Party Is 'Evil' [Premium Times] Former governor of Edo, Oserheimen Osunbor, said he was declared disloyal by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) because he refused to share the state's resources to party leaders.

      19. How I Beat Others, Bagged Six Awards in U.S. War College - Nigerian Army Colonel, Nengite [Premium Times] Recently, Charles Nengite, a colonel in the Nigerian Army, bagged six awards and emerged second best speaker for 2016 Strategic Officers' Course at the United States War College. He shares his experience during the programme with PREMIUM TIMES' Aminu Adamu, in this interview.

      20. Group Urges Boko Haram to Embrace Peace [Daily Trust] Lafia -A group by the name; Arewa Ambassadors Congress of Nigeria (AACN), has called on members of the dreaded Boka Haram group to halt its unending violence in the northeastern part of the country and embrace peace.

      21. Kerry Visits Sultan, Says World Losing $2.6trn Annually to Corruption [Premium Times] The U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, on Monday said the world lost 2.6 trillion dollars to corruption annually.

      22. The Death of Citizen Nunugwo [This Day] The death of Desmond Nunugwo should be investigated

      23. Supreme Court's Landmark Judgment On Inheritance [Daily Trust] The Supreme Court recently delivered a landmark judgment that will alter the domination, subjugation, discrimination and humiliation suffered by women in Igboland from time immemorial. In the judgment, the apex court voided the Igbo law and custom, which forbids daughters from inheriting their late fathers' estate. The Court declared that the tradition is discriminatory and conflicts with the provisions of the Nigerian Constitution.

      24. Drug Allegation Hits Alaba International Market [Vanguard] Allegation that a leader was convicted for hard drug is rocking the popular Alaba International Market, Ojo, Lagos. The allegation was made after the leader of a section of the market allegedly hired thugs and invaded the market, unleashing terror on traders. Timely intervention of the police from Festac Area Command averted what could have turned out into a bloody clash.

      25. NFF Congratulates U-23, Clears Air On Japanese Man's Money [Vanguard] The Nigeria Football Federation has congratulated the U23 national Team for winning bronze at this year's Men's Olympic Football Tournament in Brazil, after edging Honduras 3-2 in Belo Horizonte yesterday.

      26. Military - Boko Haram Leader Fatally Wounded [Deutsche Welle] Abubakar Shekau has been fatally wounded in an air strike, the Nigerian military says. This isn't the first time the country has declared Shekau dead.

      27. Boko Haram - 'Senior Fighters Killed' in Nigeria Raid [Al Jazeera] The leader of the Boko Haram group is believed to be fatally wounded in an air strike carried out by the Nigerian military in the country's northeast, according to a news-media report citing senior official sources.

      28. U-17 Afcon - NFF Protests Eaglets' Ouster [Vanguard] Following alleged under-hand tactics by Niger Republic football officials in the U-17 African Cup of Nations qualifier in Niamey, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will officially protest to the continental soccer ruling body CAF.

      29. Borno Workers Protest Against Police Killings in Nasarawa [Premium Times] Workers in Borno State under the aegis of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), on Tuesday staged a peaceful rally over the recent killing of two of their colleagues by the police during a similar protest session in Nasarawa State.

      30. How JAMB Under My Leadership Will Conduct Students' Admissions - Oloyede [Premium Times] The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Ishaq Oloyede, has assured that the 2016 admissions into the country's tertiary institutions will be smooth.


      1. Nollywood Funny Man Sanyeri Buys New Car For Wife [PHOTO]
      2. Bukky Wright’s Son Ojay Wears Nose Ring, Mother’s Fans Say He Lacks Home Training
      3. Photos: Ooni Of Ife & Others @ Bukky Wright’s Movie “Iwure Olofin” Premiere In Onikan Lagos
      4. I’m Married But Living Single – Yomi Fabiyi Denies Romance With Toyin Aimakhu
      5. In Pictures: Nollywood Stars Storm Monalisa Chinda’s Burlesque Themed Bridal Shower In Lekki
      6. In Pictures: Bimbo Akintola Joins Patience Ozokwor & Others In Enugu For Professor JohnBull Movie
      7. Watch Sola Sobowale, Saka, RMD & Ireti Doyle In Action In The Wedding Party Nigerian Movie
      8. REVEALED: How Jide Kosoko’s Children Chased Late Henrietta Out Of Her Husband’s Home
      9. Nollywood Location Photos: Joseph Benjamin, Rykardo Agbor, Yomi Fabiyi On Shelve Movie Set
      10. True Confession By Anita Joseph: I Once Begged For Money To Pay For Food
      11. Virgin Nollywood Actor King Joe Says 2 Actresses Try To Rape Him At Hotel In Ikeja Lagos
      12. Ejike Asiegbu Urged Buhari To Invest In Nollywood, Says It Can Make More Money For Nigeria Than Oil
      13. Photos: Ini Edo, Mama G, Ebube Nwagbo,Tracy & Treasure Daniels In Maryland For Ladies First Movie

      14. Nigerian Hajj Pilgrim Who Fell & Injures Self At Prophet’ Mosque In Medina Saudi Arabia Duped
      15. Redeem, RCCG Pastor Luka Ubangari Murdered By Fulani Men In Kaduna After Evangelism
      16. Photos: Eiye Cult Member Stoned To Death In Benin Edo State, Another Shot In The Stomach
      17. Fraudsters Using Ejike Mbaka Name On Whatsapp To Request Donation For Orphanage
      18. Hausa Muslim Youths Kill Family Of Yoruba Man Who Saved Christian Student In Zamfara, Friend Speaks
      19. Fake Policeman Armed With Dagger Arrested In Agege Lagos After Snatching Motorcycle
      20. Photos: Taxi Driver Who Ran Over LASTMA Officer In Ketu Lagos Remanded In Prison
      21. Enugu Fake Miracle Gang Members Narrate How They Stage Miracles For Pastors During Crusades
      22. Muslim Youths Kill 8 After Fellow Muslim Rescued Christian Student Accused Of Blasphemy In Zamfara
      23. Armed Robber Who Specializes In Robbing Ladies With Toy Gun In Lekki Lagos Arrested
      24. Photo: Pastor Who Chained Son & 27 ‘Mad People’ At Oke Ira Ojodu Lagos Arrested
      25. How Innocent Nigerians In Indonesia Are Being Set Up For Drug Trafficking & Executed Without Mercy
      26. Photos: C&S Pastor And Church Member Arrested For Robbery In Ogun State






      Tech News

      1. FNB launches own brand of smartphones in South Africa FNB has launched its own brand of smartphones in South Africa which, according to the company, is expected to redefine mobile banking and customer mobility. “For FNB, mobile banking is more than just having the best banking app,” says Jan Kleynhans, CEO of the FNB Consumer Segment. “For us, true mobile banking is enabling customers [&hellip...

      2. Top 5 tips to design the ultimate African digital banking experience As mobile internet connectivity grows, African youth are fast embracing the opportunity to connect, converse and transact on the web. According to the GSMA (Mobile Economy Report 2015), mobile internet penetration in Sub-Saharan Africa was expected to reach...

      3. Ghana: Chalkboard Education named best startup at Seedstars Accra Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes brought its Ghana round to a successful close during Seedstars Accra. The event took place this Sunday in Impact Hub Accra , where 9 selected...

      4. Apps are essential for true digital transformation An organisation’s applications are the glue that makes digital transformation possible. Without an optimised, next-generation application landscape, firms will find it very difficult to compete in modern digital ecosystems, or capitalise on the advantages...

      5. Facebook celebrates Africa’s young creatives According to social media network Facebook, it celebrated the creativity and excellence of young African creatives at The Loerie Awards for 2016. In addition to sponsoring The Loerie Student Awards for 2016, Facebook hosted a range of events aimed at young...

      6. 2016 Healthcare Innovation Summit: Last Chance to Register IT leaders and healthcare executives have only today and tomorrow left to register for the upcoming 2016 Healthcare Innovation Summit, which is set to take place on 24 & 25 August at the Radisson Blu Gautrain in Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa...

      7. Nigeria: Inactive telephone lines on the rise in 2016 According to a report, via TelecomPaper, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has revealed that inactive lines in the country’s telecommunications industry have increased from 65.19 million in May 2016 to 67.33 million in June 2016. According to...

      8. South Africa: Telkom strike and sabotage update According to South Africa telecommunications giant Telkom, by 19 August 2016 approximately 13 200 Telkom customers had been hit by outages caused by sabotage. This happened as the Communication Workers Union strike against Telkom moved into its fourth week....

      9. IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week IT leaders and healthcare executives have 4 days left to register for the upcoming 2016 Healthcare Innovation Summit, which is set to take place on 24 & 25 August at the Radisson Blu Gautrain in Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa – under the...

      10. Corporate cyberattacks will continue to rise Cyberattacks targeted at the corporate world continue to be on the increase. Terms like cyber espionage and corporate hacktivists are being thrown around over many boardroom tables these days, with decision makers expressing massive concern. The reality is...

      11. Politics and sport became hot topics of Spam Mail in Q2 In the second quarter of 2016 the average level of spam emails in overall email traffic equaled 57.3%, according to the quarterly report on Spam and Phishing by Kaspersky Lab. This is a four percentage points increase compared to Q2 2015, and one percentage...

      12. South Africa: UWC of offer Data Analytics Postgrad Diploma course Globally, businesses are wrestling with challenges and opportunities that call for the application of analytics – but African businesses identify the lack of talent as one of the primary factors for not being able to pursue this avenue. That’s why the...

      13. Greater need for investment in Africa as interest in the continent grows The desire to invest in Africa continues to grow amongst leading investors – in 2015 two well-known private equity fund’s each raised over $1billion to invest in the continent. After regularly being overlooked, figures such as Sindiso Ngwenya, the...

      14. Big Data is watching you – It’s time to embrace the benefits Consumers are getting wise to brand activities – but it’s not as simple as they may assume. After several unsolicited calls in the course of a couple of days, people start to wonder which of the brands they have dealt with has sold their details on as a...

      15. Seacom to connect UbuntuNet in East Africa UbuntuNet Alliance has awarded a 15-year contract to SEACOM to provide point to point connectivity services to National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) of Eastern and Southern Africa through the European Union co-funded AfricaConnect2 project. This...

      16. Telkom offers R500 000 reward for information as business sabotage spikes A number of Telkom facilities around South Africa have, according to the telecom giant, been targeted in a series of acts of sabotage. Telkom revealed that facilities in Midrand, Pretoria West, Silverton, Durban, Pinetown, Pietermaritzburg, Makhado and...

      National Mirror

      1. Turkey bomb victims ‘mostly children’surviving

      2. Police seal ex-Gov Kwankwaso’s residence in Kano

      3. Syrian crisis: Russia, Iran agree on ‘use of base’

      4. FG’s commitment to special courts Public agitations for the establishment of Special Courts to brighten the grim hope of making corrupt persons face the full wrath of the law appear to be yielding fruitful results. The Feder...

      5. Police Recruitment: Applicants to undergo compulsory polygraph test

      6. North East govs set May 29 deadline to shut IDP camps Governors of states in the north east affected by Boko Haram insurgency have resolved to shut down camps of Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in various locations by May 29, nest year. Bor...

      7. Concession: Aviation unions embark on peaceful protest at MMA Activities were temporarily halted at the Murtala Mohammed Airport, MMA, Lagos and three other major airports across the country Tuesday following protest by workers’ unions. The protest was...

      8. NLC holds solidarity protests over Nasarawa killings

      9. Nigerian brought Buhari to power not me –Obasanjo

      10. National Assembly broke… agitation for restructuring misplaced, says Senate Leader

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