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    1. South Africa apologises to Nigeria over xenophobic attacks - BBC News
      1. South Africa apologises to Nigeria over xenophobic attacks  BBC News
      2. South Africa apologises to Nigeria  eNCA
      3. 817 Nigerians waiting for evacuation in South Africa – FG  The Punch
      4. Ramaphosa apologises to Nigeria for xenophobic attacks on its citizens in SA  EWN
      5. South Africa apologises to Nigeria over attacks  The East African
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    2. How Nigeria got hit with a $9.6 billion gas deal judgment debt in a UK court - Quartz How Nigeria got hit with a $9.6 billion gas deal judgment debt in a UK court  Quartz

      Nigeria has received a legal hiding after a UK court awarded a private company a $9.6 billion judgment debt against the West African nation. The ruling has ...



    3. Nigeria's Diesel-dependent Economy Braces for Clean-fuel Rules - VOA News Nigeria's Diesel-dependent Economy Braces for Clean-fuel Rules  VOA News

      Nigeria's frenetic commercial capital, Lagos, is plunged into darkness several times a day. Then its generators roar, and the lights flood back on. Nigeria is one ...



    4. South Africa offers 'profuse' apologies to Nigeria after attacks - Aljazeera.com South Africa offers 'profuse' apologies to Nigeria after attacks  Aljazeera.com

      Foreign workers in South Africa have become victims of anti-immigrant violence with at least 12 killed.



    5. Nigerian migrants struggle to reintegrate after Libya ordeal - News24 Nigerian migrants struggle to reintegrate after Libya ordeal  News24

      Emerging from her ordeal, Gloria considers herself "privileged". Last year, the 26-year-old left Nigeria with four other women, dreaming of a better life in Europe.



    6. Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: September 7–13 - Council on Foreign Relations Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: September 7–13  Council on Foreign Relations

      Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from September 7 to 13, 2019. This update also ...



    7. Nigerians repatriated from South Africa after attacks - Al Jazeera English Nigerians repatriated from South Africa after attacks  Al Jazeera English

      Nigerian airline to return more than 600 nationals in the coming days with victims saying it's 'not safe here'.



    8. Nigeria works to end violence in country's northwest - Aljazeera.com Nigeria works to end violence in country's northwest  Aljazeera.com

      The government says it is moving to address what nomads describe as decades of exploitation and oppression.



    9. Nigeria Football Federation boss Amaju Pinnick has properties seized - BBC Sport Nigeria Football Federation boss Amaju Pinnick has properties seized  BBC Sport

      Several properties belonging to top officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), including its president Amaju Pinnick, have been seized in a *fresh* ...



    10. Brazil confirm friendlies with Nigeria and Senegal - BBC Sport Brazil confirm friendlies with Nigeria and Senegal  BBC Sport

      Brazil confirmed they will play Senegal and Nigeria in Singapore in October.



    11. Islamic State fills the void in Nigeria as soldiers retreat to 'super camps' - Reuters Islamic State fills the void in Nigeria as soldiers retreat to 'super camps'  Reuters

      ABUJA/MAIDUGURI, Reuters (Reuters) - When Islamic State gunmen stormed the northeast Nigerian town of Magumeri on the night of August 21, they had free ...



    12. Nigerian Crypto Educator Returns $80K in Bitcoin Received by Mistake - Cointelegraph Nigerian Crypto Educator Returns $80K in Bitcoin Received by Mistake  Cointelegraph

      Keith Mali Chung — the co-founder and president of African blockchain firm Loopblock Network — has returned almost $80,000 worth of Bitcoin (BTC) ...



    13. Nigeria: the politics behind Buhari’s new economic team - The Africa Report Nigeria: the politics behind Buhari’s new economic team  The Africa Report

      Nigeria's new economic team may already be playing succession politics.



    14. Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: September 7 - 13, 2019 - Nigeria - ReliefWeb Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: September 7 - 13, 2019 - Nigeria  ReliefWeb

      English News and Press Release on Nigeria about Protection and Human Rights; published on 17 Sep 2019 by CFR.



    15. South Africa: Nigeria to repatriate 600 citizens amid violence - BBC News South Africa: Nigeria to repatriate 600 citizens amid violence  BBC News

      Nigeria says it will repatriate some 600 citizens from South Africa after a wave of xenophobic violence which led to tensions between the two countries.



    16. 22,000 Nigerians missing since Boko Haram crisis began: Red Cross - Aljazeera.com 22,000 Nigerians missing since Boko Haram crisis began: Red Cross  Aljazeera.com

      It's the highest number of missing persons registered with the organisation in any country, most of them children.



    17. Andela lets go of 250 developers in Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda - Quartz Africa Andela lets go of 250 developers in Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda  Quartz Africa

      When Andela, the software developer training and outsourcing company, first launched in Lagos five years ago, its business model was simple: train local ...



    18. Here are the three new books you need to understand Nigeria - Washington Post Here are the three new books you need to understand Nigeria  Washington Post

      Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa, radiating political, cultural and economic influence across the continent and around the world. Yet Nigeria's ...



    19. Emmanuel Emenike: Ex-Nigeria striker hopes to bounce back in Belgium - BBC Sport Emmanuel Emenike: Ex-Nigeria striker hopes to bounce back in Belgium  BBC Sport

      Former Nigeria striker Emmanuel Emenike joins his 10th professional club as he looks to revive his career at Belgian second tier club KVC Westerlo.



    20. Niger and Nigeria Governors Pledge to Cooperate on Cross-Border Crime - Council on Foreign Relations Niger and Nigeria Governors Pledge to Cooperate on Cross-Border Crime  Council on Foreign Relations

      Zakari Oumoru, the governor of Maradi, a region (equivalent to a state) in Niger, hosted a cross-border meeting with the Nigerian governors of Katsina, Sokoto, ...



    21. Africa in the news: SACU-UK trade agreement, Nigeria’s border closures, and Sudan’s transitional government - Brookings Institution Africa in the news: SACU-UK trade agreement, Nigeria’s border closures, and Sudan’s transitional government  Brookings Institution

      U.K. signed an economic partnership agreement with six African countries, Nigeria continues its border closure with Niger and Benin, Sudan swore in its first ...



    22. Nigeria pulls out of South Africa summit after deadly riots - Al Jazeera English Nigeria pulls out of South Africa summit after deadly riots  Al Jazeera English

      Nigeria withdraws from WEF gathering in Cape Town in the aftermath of attacks on foreigners in South African cities.



    23. What Nigerian cities can learn from the rest of the world - The Conversation - Africa What Nigerian cities can learn from the rest of the world  The Conversation - Africa

      Africa is the world's most rapidly urbanising region. By 2050 more than one billion people will live in cities across the continent. Nigeria is Africa's urban growth ...



    24. Nigeria: Humanitarian Funding Overview (As of 31 August 2019) - Nigeria - ReliefWeb Nigeria: Humanitarian Funding Overview (As of 31 August 2019) - Nigeria  ReliefWeb

      As part of the 2019-2021 Humanitarian Response Strategy for Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states, the United Nations and partners are aiming to reach 6.2 ...



    25. Nigeria’s Biggest Tomato Facility Idle Again as Farmers Dump Crop - Bloomberg Nigeria’s Biggest Tomato Facility Idle Again as Farmers Dump Crop  Bloomberg

      Nigeria's biggest tomato plant is counting on the government's restriction of food imports to sustain operations after going idle again six months after it resumed ...



    26. Banned Nigerian Shia group alleges police killed 12 marchers - Aljazeera.com Banned Nigerian Shia group alleges police killed 12 marchers  Aljazeera.com

      The group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, was banned for being 'terrorists' in July after a series of deadly clashes.



    27. Driving local participation in Nigeria's oil & gas industry - CNBCAfrica.com Driving local participation in Nigeria's oil & gas industry  CNBCAfrica.com

      As Nigeria strives to achieve 70 per cent participation of indigenous players in the oil and gas industry by 2027 – to discuss how to achieve this goal, Chairman ...



    28. Nigerian officials ponder next move in $9bn energy scandal - The Guardian Nigerian officials ponder next move in $9bn energy scandal  The Guardian

      As war of words continues over potential loss of assets, mixed messages of negotiation and scam emanate from government.



    29. FACTSHEET: What's behind frequent yellow fever outbreaks in Nigeria? - Africa Check FACTSHEET: What's behind frequent yellow fever outbreaks in Nigeria?  Africa Check

      Despite the country being a key focus of the global campaign to eradicate the mosquito-borne disease, authorities are struggling to land the telling blow.



    30. Action! Nigeria's film industry draws global entertainment brands - Reuters Action! Nigeria's film industry draws global entertainment brands  Reuters

      "Oya!" shouts the director in Nigerian Pidgin English. Actors take their marks. Lighting blinks on. The film crew snaps into action after the order to hurry up.



    31. Explainer: How Nigeria got hit with a $9.6bn judgment debt in London - Fin24 Explainer: How Nigeria got hit with a $9.6bn judgment debt in London  Fin24

      Nigeria has received a legal hiding after a UK court awarded a private company a $9.6bn judgment debt against the West African nation.



    32. Standard Chartered Targets Retail Banking for Nigerian Expansion - Bloomberg Standard Chartered Targets Retail Banking for Nigerian Expansion  Bloomberg

      Standard Chartered Plc's Nigerian unit is joining the rush to grab a larger share of the consumer-banking market in Africa's most populous nation, targeting a ...



    33. 18 killed in central Nigeria road accident - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua 18 killed in central Nigeria road accident - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

      ABUJA, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Eighteen people lost their lives when a bus in which they were travelling was involved in a road accident in central Nigeria, local ...



    34. Nigerian online-only bank startup Kuda raises $1.6M - TechCrunch Nigerian online-only bank startup Kuda raises $1.6M  TechCrunch

      Nigerian fintech startup Kuda — a digital-only retail bank — has raised $1.6 million in pre-seed funding. The Lagos and London-based company recently ...



    35. Africa Using Blockchain to Drive Change: Nigeria and Kenya, Part One - Cointelegraph Africa Using Blockchain to Drive Change: Nigeria and Kenya, Part One  Cointelegraph

      Blockchain technology is finding real-world utility across Africa via public-private partnership agreements in solving some of the continent's burning issues.



    36. Gunmen Kidnap Nigeria's Senior Lawyer, Onyemenam, Demand N15 Million - SaharaReporters.com Gunmen Kidnap Nigeria's Senior Lawyer, Onyemenam, Demand N15 Million  SaharaReporters.com

      The SAN was abducted alongside one other lawyer, who was later released.



    37. Nigeria's Boko Haram crisis: Military denies detaining thousands of children - BBC News Nigeria's Boko Haram crisis: Military denies detaining thousands of children  BBC News

      Nigeria is detaining thousands of children allegedly linked to militants Boko Haram, a report says.



    38. Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya and Egypt named world's most dangerous places - Africanews English Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya and Egypt named world's most dangerous places  Africanews English

      The latest Expat Insider Survey, done by InterNations, polled 20259 expats representing 182 nationalities and living in 187 countries or territories, covering ...



    39. UN picks 13-year-old Nigerian for International High Level Conference - The Punch UN picks 13-year-old Nigerian for International High Level Conference  The Punch

      The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes has selected 13-year-old Blessing Eijindu, of the Battle Axe Academy, Lugbe, Abuja, to participate in the ...



    40. Nigerian tribunal rejects bid to overturn Buhari's election - Aljazeera.com Nigerian tribunal rejects bid to overturn Buhari's election  Aljazeera.com

      Defeat for the main opposition People's Democratic Party was widely anticipated and judges dismissed all its claims.



    41. Home to Over Half the Population, Nigeria's Cities Continue to Boom - Council on Foreign Relations Home to Over Half the Population, Nigeria's Cities Continue to Boom  Council on Foreign Relations

      At independence in 1960, Lagos had an estimated population of 763000; today it is about 13 million. Together with Lagos state, the population reaches 21 ...



    42. UN calls for urgent action to end violence in Nigeria - Al Jazeera English UN calls for urgent action to end violence in Nigeria  Al Jazeera English

      UN special rapporteur says deadly attacks rocking Nigeria could have a ripple effect throughout the region.



    43. Nigerians To Start Paying For Bank Deposits In 2020 - SaharaReporters.com Nigerians To Start Paying For Bank Deposits In 2020  SaharaReporters.com

      The charges will attract three per cent processing fees for withdrawals and two per cent processing fees for lodgments of amounts above N500,000 for individual ...



    44. UNGA: Nigeria to seek global support against terrorism —Onyeama - The Punch UNGA: Nigeria to seek global support against terrorism —Onyeama  The Punch

      Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly to seek global support ...



    45. A pharmacist from Nigeria has opened his second drug store Down East - Bangor Daily News A pharmacist from Nigeria has opened his second drug store Down East  Bangor Daily News

      Machias Family Pharmacy owner Ben Okafor stands next to product shelving in the Route 1 business on Aug. 21, 2019. It is the second pharmacy that Okafor, ...



    46. Nigeria misses chance to transform lives – and must pay $9bn damages - The Guardian Nigeria misses chance to transform lives – and must pay $9bn damages  The Guardian

      UK court ruling over aborted project means country will have to pay one-fifth of its foreign reserves to gas supply company.



    47. Nigerian, Ozoemenam, Arrested For Robbing At Gunpoint -Police - SaharaReporters.com Nigerian, Ozoemenam, Arrested For Robbing At Gunpoint -Police  SaharaReporters.com

      The suspect and his accomplices were alleged to have robbed at gunpoint (using a locally-made pistol) Ozuma of her MP3 player, mobile phone and the sum of ...



    48. Nigerian Government Hosts Maritime Security Conference - The Maritime Executive Nigerian Government Hosts Maritime Security Conference  The Maritime Executive

      The Federal Ministry of Transportation Nigeria, in collaboration with the Nigeria Maritime Administr...



    49. Nigeria: Why is it struggling to meet its tax targets? - BBC News Nigeria: Why is it struggling to meet its tax targets?  BBC News

      Nigeria says more people than ever are paying tax - but government revenues are not growing.



    50. Nigerian soldiers, CJTF leader killed as ISWAP attacks Gubio, Gajigana, Gajiram and Magumeri - The Defense Post Nigerian soldiers, CJTF leader killed as ISWAP attacks Gubio, Gajigana, Gajiram and Magumeri  The Defense Post

      Islamic State fighters killed at least six soldiers and a civilian militia leader when they attacked 4 towns in Nigeria's Borno state.



    51. Insecurity and violence turn Nigeria into a 'pressure cooker' that must be addressed, says UN rights expert - UN News Insecurity and violence turn Nigeria into a 'pressure cooker' that must be addressed, says UN rights expert  UN News

      Nigeria is a pressure cooker of internal conflicts and generalized violence that must be addressed urgently, an independent United Nations expert said on ...



    52. Nigeria's 'super camp' strategy questioned as Islamic State fills the void - Africanews English Nigeria's 'super camp' strategy questioned as Islamic State fills the void  Africanews English

      Nigeria's new strategy of withdrawing to “super camps” that can be more easily defended against insurgents, is under scrutiny following unchallenged attacks on ...



    53. The Nigeria FA to decide on Salisu Yusuf's return after his ban - BBC Sport The Nigeria FA to decide on Salisu Yusuf's return after his ban  BBC Sport

      The Nigeria Football Federation's executive will decide whether Salisu Yusuf will return to his national coaching roles after serving a one-year ban.



    54. Hundreds Arrested in Nigeria, US on Online Fraud Charges - VOA News Hundreds Arrested in Nigeria, US on Online Fraud Charges  VOA News

      Nearly 300 people — the bulk in Nigeria and the U.S. — have been arrested in an internationally coordinated law enforcement operation aimed at disrupting a ...



    55. The New Guard of Nigerian Musicians - The New York Times The New Guard of Nigerian Musicians  The New York Times

      Five performers to know — including Odunsi (The Engine) and Teni the Entertainer — who are making their mark in a crowded field.



    56. Nigeria Agency Lists 13 States To Experience More Flooding - SaharaReporters.com Nigeria Agency Lists 13 States To Experience More Flooding  SaharaReporters.com

      He said water from six of the nine countries that make up the Niger Basin Authority was pouring into the country and could lead to severe flooding in those states.



    57. Nigerian lawmakers face public anger over planned purchase of luxury cars - CNN Nigerian lawmakers face public anger over planned purchase of luxury cars  CNN

      A coalition of civil society groups has launched a lawsuit to block the purchase of luxury cars for principal officers in the Nigerian Senate.



    58. Opinion: FBI fraud busts dent Nigeria's global reputation - CNN Opinion: FBI fraud busts dent Nigeria's global reputation  CNN

      David Hundeyin is a journalist and commentator who writes on tech, politics, and finance. He was a founding writer on the Nigerian political satire TV show 'The ...



    59. Woman Arrested Flying Back From Nigeria For Scamming Mebane Woman Out Of $2,000: Deputies - WFMYNews2.com Woman Arrested Flying Back From Nigeria For Scamming Mebane Woman Out Of $2,000: Deputies  WFMYNews2.com

      Her scammer was arrested after flying back to the U.S. from Nigeria.



    60. Why Nigeria should re-open her borders - ECOWAS Parliament - Legit.ng Why Nigeria should re-open her borders - ECOWAS Parliament  Legit.ng

      Legit.ng News ☆ The ECOWAS Parliament on Monday, September 16, appealed to the Nigerian government to reopen its closed borders as it hampers on the ...



    61. Nigeria Important, I'm Hopeful About Country -Bill Gates - SaharaReporters.com Nigeria Important, I'm Hopeful About Country -Bill Gates  SaharaReporters.com

      Says he's partnering Dangote, speaks regularly with 6 northern governors.



    62. Nigeria's Ebola outbreak: Where are we 5 years after? - CNBCAfrica.com Nigeria's Ebola outbreak: Where are we 5 years after?  CNBCAfrica.com

      Five years after the death of Dr Ameyo Stella Adadevoh, who identified and contained the first Ebola patient in Nigeria and helped to curb the spread of the ...



    63. Xenophobic attacks: Evacuation brought respect to Nigeria – Onyema - The Punch Xenophobic attacks: Evacuation brought respect to Nigeria – Onyema  The Punch

      Leke Baiyewu, Abuja. The Air Peace boss told the House of Representatives that the evacuation of Nigerians from South Africa has brought respect to Nigeria ...



    64. OPEC members Iraq, Nigeria agree to cut oil output - Aljazeera.com OPEC members Iraq, Nigeria agree to cut oil output  Aljazeera.com

      Oil prices have dropped below $60 per barrel as fears of a global recession outweigh concerns about falling supply.



    65. Nigeria's inflation dips to lowest level in almost four years - Moneyweb.co.za Nigeria's inflation dips to lowest level in almost four years  Moneyweb.co.za

      Annual inflation in Nigeria stood at 11.02% in August, its lowest in almost four years, down from 11.08% in July, the National Bureau of Statistics said on ...



    66. Nigerian magician Babs Cardini: 'I want to be the best' - BBC News Nigerian magician Babs Cardini: 'I want to be the best'  BBC News

      Nigerian magician Babs Cardini wows audiences on the streets of Lagos.



    67. Nigerian growth slows amid declining oil output - Aljazeera.com Nigerian growth slows amid declining oil output  Aljazeera.com

      President Muhammadu Buhari, who was re-elected in February, has pledged to diversify his country's economy.



    68. Nigeria: Dirty Fight to The Nigeria's Army Chief Triggered Theft of 'Billions' By Soldiers - General - AllAfrica - Top Africa News Nigeria: Dirty Fight to The Nigeria's Army Chief Triggered Theft of 'Billions' By Soldiers - General  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

      A military court-martial for the troubled Nigerian Army major-general, Hakeem Otiki, opened on a very personal note in Abuja on Tuesday, with the defence team ...



    69. FIBA World Cup: Nigeria got what they came for, a ticket to Tokyo - ESPN FIBA World Cup: Nigeria got what they came for, a ticket to Tokyo  ESPN

      Nigeria's D'Tigers made life difficult for themselves with early losses at the FIBA World Cup, but still achieved their main objective of a place at the 2020 Tokyo ...



    70. What Explains the Rise of Communal Violence in Mali, Nigeria and Ethiopia? - World Politics Review What Explains the Rise of Communal Violence in Mali, Nigeria and Ethiopia?  World Politics Review

      Violence involving communal or ethnic militias has spiked across parts of sub-Saharan Africa, with distinct patterns in Mali, Nigeria and Ethiopia. Diffuse, diverse ...



    71. 'The misdeeds of a few': Nigeria speaks out over $46m fraud case - The Guardian 'The misdeeds of a few': Nigeria speaks out over $46m fraud case  The Guardian

      Government says it will not stand in way of justice after 77 Nigerian nationals are among 80 suspects indicted in US.



    72. BREAKING: Under Siege: Nigeria President Buhari Send More Security Operatives To SaharaReporters Office - SaharaReporters.com BREAKING: Under Siege: Nigeria President Buhari Send More Security Operatives To SaharaReporters Office  SaharaReporters.com

      As of now, more security agents, from the Special Anti-Robbery and Anti-Cultism Squad, have joined their colleagues in trying arrest journalists working with the ...



    73. Davido On Chris Brown + Lil Baby in Nigeria + Who Has Best Jollof - hot97.com Davido On Chris Brown + Lil Baby in Nigeria + Who Has Best Jollof  hot97.com

      He talked about growing up in Atlanta and in Lagos. He also talked about his song with Chris Brown and getting ready to bring Chris to Nigeria, his relationship, ...



    74. This company is powering blood donations in Nigeria through Google maps - CNN This company is powering blood donations in Nigeria through Google maps  CNN

      LifeBank is using Google maps to connect blood banks to hospitals in the country which has helped to significantly cut delivery times.



    75. FBI bust of Nigerian email fraud shows evolving scam tactics - Quartz Africa FBI bust of Nigerian email fraud shows evolving scam tactics  Quartz Africa

      A federal grand jury indictment has named 80 Nigerian defendants charged with defrauding victims of millions of dollars through online scams.



    76. Nigeria, Iran clinch Olympic berths; Serbia loses - ESPN Nigeria, Iran clinch Olympic berths; Serbia loses  ESPN

      Nigeria and Iran are going to the Olympics. China's World Cup run came to a disappointing end. And Serbia is unbeaten no more, making a third consecutive ...



    77. What is driving Nigeria’s growing meth market? - Daily Maverick What is driving Nigeria’s growing meth market?  Daily Maverick

      Despite government efforts to contain production, the methamphetamine problem is expanding. Mouhamadou Kane for ISS TODAY.



    78. Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya actors produce movie on teenage sexual violence - Independent Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya actors produce movie on teenage sexual violence  Independent

      Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A team of actors from Uganda, Kenya and Nigeria have acted a movie dubbed “Kyaddala” loosely translated as it's ...



    79. Letter from Africa: Nigerian anger over South African xenophobia - BBC News Letter from Africa: Nigerian anger over South African xenophobia  BBC News

      Anti-foreigner attacks in South Africa are souring the country's relations with Nigeria.



    80. Bauchi State Governor initiates Yellow Fever campaign targeting 500000 people - Nigeria - ReliefWeb Bauchi State Governor initiates Yellow Fever campaign targeting 500000 people - Nigeria  ReliefWeb

      Bauchi, 16 September 2019 - In response to an outbreak of Yellow Fever in Bauchi State, Governor Senator Bala Mohammed on 12 September 2019 initiated a ...



    81. Chelsea hotshot Abraham warns Southgate he will play for Nigeria if he is not picked for England soon - The Sun Chelsea hotshot Abraham warns Southgate he will play for Nigeria if he is not picked for England soon  The Sun

      TAMMY ABRAHAM has threatened to play for Nigeria if Gareth Southgate doesn't hurry up and pick him again for England. The Chelsea striker qualifies to play ...



    82. Nigeria Just Won a Complex Victory Over Polio - Foreign Policy Nigeria Just Won a Complex Victory Over Polio  Foreign Policy

      KANO, Nigeria—Addau Saidu weaved his motorbike between lanes crowded with bright yellow kekes, the three-wheeled cabs that ferry people back and forth ...



    83. Men in California oversaw a romance scam that targeted women worldwide, feds say - CNN Men in California oversaw a romance scam that targeted women worldwide, feds say  CNN

      US prosecutors charged 80 people -- mostly Nigerians -- in the widespread conspiracy that defrauded $6 million from businesses and vulnerable elderly women ...



    84. Nigerian fans thrilled by Lagos Trophy Tour stop - Manchester City FC Nigerian fans thrilled by Lagos Trophy Tour stop  Manchester City FC

      After the US and Brazil, Manchester City Trophy Tour presented by Etihad Airways and Rexona headed to Nigeria to meet the fans in Lagos! The trophy tour ...



    85. In pictures: Nigeria festival celebrates Yoruba fertility goddess Osun Osogbo - BBC News In pictures: Nigeria festival celebrates Yoruba fertility goddess Osun Osogbo  BBC News

      The Osun Osogbo festival, a traditional celebration that is thought to be 600 years old, is under way in Nigeria's south-western Osun state. The two-week festival ...



    86. Trump White House: US increases visa fees for Nigerians - Quartz Africa Trump White House: US increases visa fees for Nigerians  Quartz Africa

      Obtaining a US visa is about to become more expensive for Nigerian applicants. The Trump administration has imposed a “reciprocity” fee for all approved ...



    87. The Life Changing Linguistics of... Nigerian Scam Emails - JSTOR Daily The Life Changing Linguistics of... Nigerian Scam Emails  JSTOR Daily

      How do scammers use language to trick their victims?



    88. SF-based African fintech startup Chipper Cash expands to Nigeria - TechCrunch SF-based African fintech startup Chipper Cash expands to Nigeria  TechCrunch

      The African no-fee, cross-border payment startup Chipper Cash has expanded to Nigeria. The San Francisco-based startup, with offices in Ghana and Kenya, ...



    89. Nigerian police battle a growing kidnapping crisis - Aljazeera.com Nigerian police battle a growing kidnapping crisis  Aljazeera.com

      Until now kidnappers in Nigeria had targeted public officials, their relatives and foreign workers, often in the oil industry.



    90. ECOWAS Parliament appeals to Nigeria to reopen borders - The Punch ECOWAS Parliament appeals to Nigeria to reopen borders  The Punch

      The ECOWAS Parliament on Monday appealed to the Nigerian government to reopen its closed borders as it hampers on the implementation of free trade ...



    91. The Fabric of Nigerian Weddings - The New York Times The Fabric of Nigerian Weddings  The New York Times

      The color and flair of traditional ceremonies give brides and grooms a way to express a vibrant cultural heritage.



    92. UPDATE 1-Nigeria's central bank moves monetary policy meeting forward to Sept. 19-20 - Reuters UPDATE 1-Nigeria's central bank moves monetary policy meeting forward to Sept. 19-20  Reuters

      (Adds comment from source, background). LAGOS, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Nigeria's central bank has rescheduled its monetary policy committee meeting, it said in ...



    93. Nigeria: We Can Meet Nigeria's Milk Requirements - Miyetti Allah - AllAfrica.com Nigeria: We Can Meet Nigeria's Milk Requirements - Miyetti Allah  AllAfrica.com

      The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), on Tuesday said that Nigeria had more than enough cows and pastoralists to meet its ...



    94. Enough is enough, says Nigeria as relations with SA fracture - Business Day Enough is enough, says Nigeria as relations with SA fracture  Business Day

      Already frail diplomatic relations between the SA and Nigerian governments were further strained following days of looting and attacks on foreign nationals and ...



    95. China Invests $16 Billion in Nigeria's Oil Sector - VOA News China Invests $16 Billion in Nigeria's Oil Sector  VOA News

      Chinese investment in Nigeria's oil and gas industry has reached $16 billion, according to Nigeria's state-run oil company.



    96. Nigeria's Buhari assigns cabinet portfolios, appoints new oil minister - Reuters Nigeria's Buhari assigns cabinet portfolios, appoints new oil minister  Reuters

      ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari swore members of his cabinet into office on Wednesday, assigning a new minister of state for ...



    97. Bomb explosion at South Africa embassy, fake news - Nigeria govt - Africanews English Bomb explosion at South Africa embassy, fake news - Nigeria govt  Africanews English

      The Nigerian government on Saturday dispelled reports that there had been an explosion at the Abuja premises of the South African High Commission.



    98. Busloads of Nigerians arrive at OR Tambo to go back to their country - 702 Busloads of Nigerians arrive at OR Tambo to go back to their country  702

      Nigeria this week said it would repatriate 600 of its citizens. The first two busses arrived at OR Tambo on Wednesday morning.



    99. Nigeria's central bank moves monetary policy meeting forward to Sept. 19-20 - Reuters Africa Nigeria's central bank moves monetary policy meeting forward to Sept. 19-20  Reuters Africa

      Nigeria's central bank has rescheduled its monetary policy committee meeting, it said in a statement on Tuesday.



    100. 'I lost my soul': the teenage girls lured by traffickers from Nigerian camps - The Guardian 'I lost my soul': the teenage girls lured by traffickers from Nigerian camps  The Guardian

      Traumatised refugee children are being enticed by tempting offers of escape from poverty, then sold into slavery – but survivors are fighting back.



       
      
      AllAfrica

      1. African In Top Spot At UN Gathering of World Leaders [allAfrica] A veteran African diplomat is taking center stage this week at the United Nations as the 74th session of the General Assembly (UNGA) gets underway.

      2. Police Arrests Suspects Over Hotel Serial Killings in Rivers State [Leadership] The Rivers State Police Command has arrested two persons suspected to be involved in the murder of young women in Rivers State in the past two months.

      3. Bitter Rivalry Triggered Theft of 'Billions' by Soldiers - General [Premium Times] A military court-martial for the troubled Nigerian Army major-general, Hakeem Otiki, opened on a very personal note in Abuja on Tuesday, with the defence team labouring to cast the case as springing from a protracted resentment rather than merely another manifestation of endemic corruption in the military.

      4. South Africa Finally Clears Air Peace to Evacuate 320 Nigerians [Premium Times] South African authorities have granted landing permit to Air Peace Flight B777 to enable it to evacuate some 320 Nigerians escaping from xenophobia in that country, a Nigerian consular officer has confirmed.

      5. Nigeria Risks Epidemics As Vultures Go Extinct [Daily Trust] Nigeria is losing free ecological services as vultures go extinct in the country.

      6. Poverty, Education and Inclusion Top New General Assembly President's Priority List [UN News] Back in June, Nigeria's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, was elected by acclamation to preside over the 74th session of the General Assembly, which kicks off in New York in just over a week.

      7. Four Out of 10 Patients 'Harmed' While Seeking Medical Treatment - WHO [Premium Times] The World Health Organisation has said four out of ten patients are 'harmed' during the process of seeking medical care.

      8. What's Behind Frequent Yellow Fever Outbreaks in Nigeria? [Africa Check] Despite the country being a key focus of the global campaign to eradicate the mosquito-borne disease, authorities are struggling to land the telling blow.

      9. Igbos, Biafrans As Most Traumatised, Dehumanised People - Nnamdi Kanu [Vanguard] Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has said described the Igbo people in particular and Biafrans in general as the most traumatized and dehumanized people in Nigeria, who out of their willingness to survive and resilience against all odds, remained afloat in the country.

      10. Anti-Graft Chief Magu Accuses Adoke of Peddling Falsehood in New Book [Premium Times] Nigeria's former attorney-general, Mohammed Adoke, lied in his new book, an anti-corruption chief, Ibrahim Magu, has said.

      11. Ekiti Farmers Appeals to Governor Fayemi for Financial Support [Vanguard] Some farmers in Ekiti North Senatorial District on Wednesday appealed to the state Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, ?to provide loans for them to enhance their agricultural production.

      12. Headies - Organisers Reveal Date for 2019 Edition, Call for Entries [Premium Times] The organisers of the Headies (originally called the Hip Hop World Awards) have announced that the 2019 edition will hold on October 19 in Lagos.

      13. Xenophobic Attacks: Air Peace Boss Arrives Reps Chamber [Premium Times] The Chairman of Air Peace Airline, Allen Onyema, is currently in the chambers of the House of Representatives.

      14. Analysts Back Proposed VAT Hike, Fault Timing [This Day] Abuja -Some economic experts have expressed mixed reactions on the proposed hike on Value Added Tax (VAT) from five per cent to 7.5 per cent.

      15. Lawmaker Urges Govt to Decongest Tincan, Apapa Ports [This Day] Awka -The member representing Idemili North and South Federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon Ifeanyi Ibezi, has lamented the poor state of ports in Nigeria, saying that they have contributed significantly to the dwindling economy of the country.

      16. Govt Orders Lagos to Hands Off Inland Waterways [This Day] Abuja -The President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government yesterday ordered the Lagos State Government to immediately hands off the waterways in the state, noting that it's the responsibility of the Nigerian Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) to oversee the sector.

      17. Human Trafficking - Permanent Shelter for Returnees to Support Resettlement Programme - Edo Govt [Leadership] The Edo State Government has said that the permanent shelters being constructed to accommodate returnee Edo indigenes who were trapped abroad as victims of human trafficking and irregular migration, will strengthen the state government's rehabilitation and reintegration programme.

      18. Dangote Trucks Not Banned From Night Journey - FRSC [Premium Times] The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it has not banned Dangote trucks nor any motorist from night journeys.

      19. Enugu Electricity Company Arrests 10 Suspected Vandals [Vanguard] Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) said it had arrested 10 persons over alleged vandalism of electricity installations across its franchise areas within one month.

      20. China to Increase Investment in Lagos, Says Consul General [This Day] Consul General of the People's Republic of China, Mr. Chu Maoming, has said the Chinese private sector investors have concluded plans to increase the volume of trade with Lagos to the tune of billions of dollars, stressing that the investment would result in job creation and knowledge transfer.

      21. Nigerians Calls for Troops Deployment to End Xenophobia [CAJ News] Abuja -NIGERIA'S leading pro-democracy and civil rights advocacy group has called for the deployment of peacekeepers to resolve sporadic attacks against foreign nationals in South Africa.

      22. Analysts Back Afreximbank's Push for Foreign Reserves Domestication [This Day] Economic experts have supported the push by the African Export and Import Bank (Afreximbank) to mobilise part of the foreign exchange reserves of African central banks to fund viable trade and project ventures in Africa under its Central Bank Deposit Programme (CENDEP).

      23. Bauchi State Governor Initiates Yellow Fever Campaign Targeting 500,000 People [WHO] In response to an outbreak of Yellow Fever in Bauchi State, Governor Senator Bala Mohammed on 12 September 2019 initiated a vaccination campaign against the disease in Alkaleri Local Government Area (LGA).

      24. Yellow Fever - Bauchi Launches Campaign to Immunise 500,000 People [This Day] Bauchi -Bauchi State government has flagged off a bold campaign to immunise 500,000 people in Alkaleri and Tafawa Balewa local government areas of the state to curtail the spread of Yellow fever.

      25. Soldiers, Police Storm Sahara Reporters Office in Lagos [Vanguard] A good number of soldiers and Police officers have barricaded the gate of an online media, 'SaharaReporters'.

      26. Tinubu Bags African Democracy Award [Vanguard] The National Stalwart of Nigeria's ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has won African Democracy Award for his efforts to grow democracy and good governance on the continent.

      27. Amid Growing Insecurity in Abuja, Minister Says FCT 'Safe' [Premium Times] The FCT Minister, Muhammad Bello, on Tuesday urged residents of the territory to be very vigilant and conscious of their personal security.

      28. Nationwide Implementation of Cashless Policy Begins March 2020 [This Day] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday announced that the full implementation of the cashless policy will become effective from March 31, 2020.

      29. Borrowing Chargers Can Lead to Your Phone Being Hacked [Premium Times] Cybersecurity experts have advised the general public to stop borrowing smartphone chargers from others, Forbes reports.

      30. Report Insinuating I Didn't Follow Due Process Mischievous, Reprehensible - VP Osinbajo [This Day] Abuja -Vice President Yemi Osinbajo last night in Abuja deplored a report by an online medium which insinuated that President Muhammadu Buhari had directed him to henceforth seek approvals for agencies under him because they were violating due process.

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        2. Telkom announces $77,074 combined prize pool for Telkom VS Gaming Masters tournament On 17 September 2019, Telkom, the official gaming and connectivity partner of Comic-Con Africa, announced that $77,074 is the combined prize pool for the teams partaking in the Telkom VS Gaming Masters tournament with each tournament getting $38,537. The...

        3. New streaming service to launch in Africa On 11 September 2019, video compression technologies company V-Nova announced a new partnership with OTT TV company Simpestream to launch new streaming service MVMO. This new streaming service is set to launch in Africa in late 2019. The service, according to...

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        6. FinTech startup on track to reshape mobile banking in Nigeria Paris-based fintech startup, FairMoney announced on Monday, 16 September 2019, that it has introduced an in-app payment function to its users, which allows them to top up their phone subscriptions, buy mobile data, pay electricity or internet bills. Other...

        7. NEC XON, INCELL offer solution for mobile operators in Africa NEC XON has signed a partnership with NCELL International to use its smart lithium technology to serve the needs of wireless and tower communications operators, macro and small cell sites, and the commercial and industrial sectors specifically with off-grid,...

        8. Nigerian entrepreneur wins first prize at the Africa 35.35 Awards Nigerian Internet Entrepreneur Chidi Nwaogu has won the first prize in the ‘Entrepreneurship’ category at the 2019 Africa 35.35 Awards. The Awards aim to recognize 35 people under 35 from Africa or the African diaspora who have made outstanding...

        9. Garmin’s private consumer data stolen Garmin Southern Africa (Garmin SA) announced that consumers’ personal and payment information had been stolen. The data, taken from shop.garmin.co.za, is linked to consumers who had placed orders on the Garmin shopping portal. “We recently discovered...

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        11. South African startup unpacks journey on AWS cloud iHouzit is a South African startup founded in 2016 that offers tailored solutions by providing a platform where customers are able to plan, design, finance, insure, build, furnish, decorate and maintain properties. iHouzit launched its first minimum viable...

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        13. WhatsApp down on Cell C network On Friday, 13 September 2019, DownDetector reported that Cell C networks across South Africa were experiencing downtime – while there is still no word on what caused the problem, many consumers were unable to send or receive pictures on WhatsApp while...

        14. New digital literacy program targets youth in Zambia Zambian social enterprise, Asikana Network has partnered with Facebook to launch a digital literacy program in Zambia on Thursday, 12 September. eZibo Digital Literacy aims to train youth between the ages of 13-18 in Zambian schools. The programme will...

        15. Spotify – new owner of global audio production and collaboration platform Audio streaming platform – Spotify has acquired global audio production and collaboration marketplace, SoundBetter. The announcement, which came on Thursday, 12 September 2019, sheds no light on the value of the deal. With this, Spotify adds a community...

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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