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  1. 8.5m Nigerians have hearing defects —Expert •Obasanjo, Amosun solicit aid for hearing impaired people

  2. Kidnappers have stopped communicating with us —Parents of abducted Lagos students •Why kidnapped students have not regained freedom

  3. Wike dissolves cabinet

  4. Accusers of Gov Ishaku don’t know the definition of genocide —Aide

  5. Igbo Quit Notice: Ohanaeze decries delay in arrest of Arewa Youth Signatories

  6. Exchange rate: Labour may up minimum wage demand to N110,000

  7. Staff verification report: JAC issue ultimatum to governing council of FUO

  8. Olubadan chieftaincy crisis: Ladoja petitions CJN

  9. Id-El Fitr: Ram prices drop as cost of chicken, foodstuffs soar in Abuja

  10. 2017 Appropriation Act: Reps carpet Fashola over comments

  11. DISCOs, customers and the metering conundrum

  12. ‘Implementation of new presidential directives will break monopoly’

  13. Government should work for national interest —Enelamah

  14. 2017 budget: Trigger for Economic Recovery and Growth Plan

  15. Nigeria: Escaping from economic anxiety

  16. Nigerian development and effective tax administration

  17. FG policies stifling Nigerian airlines —Med-View boss

  18. Issuing project-related bonds will help fund 2017 budget deficit —Ogungbesan

  19. BDCs, regulators confront compliance issues to save naira

  20. Electricity supply will be stable overtime, not overnight —IBEDC boss

  21. Musicians speak on World Music Day

  22. Husband-snatching actress in fraud saga

  23. Drunk actor survives auto crash

  24. Get trained, dance has moved up, Lawal tells young dancers

  25. Nods as Uche Jumbo reacts to report of marriage crash

  26. 10 Days in Sun City lands AY Makun South African Government partnership

  27. ‘Alter Ego’ brings Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde back to action

  28. Why I said sharia affects cinema culture in Northern Nigeria —Actor Ali Nuhu

  29. Basketmouth, I Go Dye, Bovi, others spin yarns in Benin City

  30. NASH drops Good Loving

  31. FG to engage 200,000 community health workers nationwide

  32. Death from bleeding after childbirth still much in Nigeria —Minister

  33. Gov Okowa gives approval for launch of contributory health scheme in July

  34. Nkwegu, others bag African Child Prize 2017

  35. Education, not GDP, determines Africa’s wealth ―Expert

  36. Death from bleeding after childbirth still much in Nigeria —Minister

  37. Daily glass of milk saves children from malnutrition —Expert

  38. ‘We target 10 % increase in contraceptive prevalence rate in Oyo’

  39. National Assembly lauds health nutrition intervention in Borno State

  40. World blood donor day: Less than 1 per cent of Nigerians donate blood ―Expert

  1. Is Nigeria a free nation or a conquered vassal state? - Vanguard


    Is Nigeria a free nation or a conquered vassal state?
    “The new nation called Nigeria should be an estate of our great grandfather Othman Dan Fodio. We must ruthlessly prevent a change of power. We use the minorities in the north as willing tools and the south as conquered territory and never allow them to ...
    Why is Nigeria One Country and Who Wants to Divide It?Newsweek
    OPINION: If Nigeria is a zoo then Nnamdi Kanu and his followers are the animals by Aanu AdegunNAIJ.COM
    Tension In Nigeria Caused By The Elite, Says OsinbajoSaharaReporters.com
    THISDAY Newspapers
    all 48 news articles »

  2. Nigerian Muslims end 2017 Ramadan Fast, declare Sallah - Premium Times

    Premium Times

    Nigerian Muslims end 2017 Ramadan Fast, declare Sallah
    Premium Times
    The Sultan of Sokoto, Abubakar Saad, has announced the sighting of the new crescent of “Shawwal”, signifying the end of Ramadan fasting for Nigerian Muslims. Mr. Abubakar, who made the announcement in his palace in Sokoto on Saturday, said Muslim ...
    Sultan declares Sunday Eid-id-Fitr dayGuardian (blog)
    Sultan of Sokoto announces end to RamadanDaily Post Nigeria

    all 13 news articles »

  3. Calling for exodus in Nigeria - Daily Trust

    Calling for exodus in Nigeria
    Daily Trust
    It was 1979, Alhaji Shehu Shagari was campaigning for the presidency of Nigeria and Professor Ambrose Alli was campaigning for the governorship of the then Bendel State. Some political agents went about fishing youths from the various secondary schools ...

  4. Nigeria's War Against Boko Haram May Be Far From Over - Newsweek


    Nigeria's War Against Boko Haram May Be Far From Over
    While running for office in the 2015 elections, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari promised to end the war with Boko Haram, the deadly Islamist militant group that controls part of the country's northeast. And there are signs he's making progress. Not ...
    Nigerian Refugees Trapped by Uptick in Boko Haram ViolenceVoice of America

    all 23 news articles »

  5. Police 'brutalise' Nigerian journalist before arrest - Premium Times

    Premium Times

    Police 'brutalise' Nigerian journalist before arrest
    Premium Times
    A Nigerian journalist, Ibraheema Yakubu, who was arrested while covering a procession by Shiites in Kaduna Friday, says he was beaten and slapped by the police, before being detained. Mr. Yakubu reports for the Hausa service of the German Deutsche ...

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  6. Why film depicting Boko Haram atrocities won't premiere in Nigeria – Producer - Premium Times

    Premium Times

    Why film depicting Boko Haram atrocities won't premiere in Nigeria – Producer
    Premium Times
    Dubbed Kannywood's “bad boy”, Zaharaddeen Sani, is well known for the many villain roles he portrays in Kannywood flicks. His forthcoming movie “Abu Hassan” is highly awaited. Set in the north, the movie, a first of its kind in Nigeria, explores the ...

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  7. Nigeria's Anichebe joins Chinese club Beijing Enterprises - BBC Sport

    BBC Sport

    Nigeria's Anichebe joins Chinese club Beijing Enterprises
    BBC Sport
    Former Sunderland, West Bromwich Albion and Everton striker Victor Anichebe has joined Chinese second-tier side Beijing Enterprises Group FC. The 29-year-old Nigerian, who was released by Sunderland following their relegation from the Premier League ...
    Nigeria's Victor Anichebe joins Chinese clubGuardian (blog)

    all 26 news articles »

  8. Why Nigeria needs a new constitution – Peter Obi - Daily Trust

    Daily Trust

    Why Nigeria needs a new constitution – Peter Obi
    Daily Trust
    A former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, said yesterday that Nigeria must change its constitution if it must move forward and compete favourably with other countries of the world. Obi, who was the Guest speaker at a programme; “This Generation ...
    Why Nigeria is backward, in serious crisis – Peter ObiDaily Post Nigeria

    all 5 news articles »

  9. It is time for Nigerian politicians to grow-up - Vanguard


    It is time for Nigerian politicians to grow-up
    Thus, the recent caution by the Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo to governors not to play politics with Nigeria's unity and survival is instructive. He indeed took time to appeal to the governors to speak more forcefully against divisive speeches ...
    Viable Option for Financing Nigeria's Budget DeficitTHISDAY Newspapers
    Internet is one of Nigeria's greatest threats - OsinbajoNAIJ.COM

    all 8 news articles »

  10. ANALYSIS: The many controversies of sacked Nigerian lawmaker, Herman Hembe - Premium Times

    Premium Times

    ANALYSIS: The many controversies of sacked Nigerian lawmaker, Herman Hembe
    Premium Times
    The Supreme Court of Nigeria on Friday sacked Herman Hembe from the House of Representatives. The Court said Mr. Hembe, who represents Vandikwa/Konshisha constituency of Benue State was not the valid candidate of Nigeria's ruling All Progressives ...

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    1. 5.6 Million Children At Risk of Waterborne Diseases, Says Unicef [Premium Times] As the rainy season begins, United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, has warned that more than 5.6 million children are at increased risk of contracting waterborne diseases, such as cholera and diarrhoea infections, in conflict-affected areas of countries around Lake Chad.

    2. Buhari Speaks From London, Greets Muslims On Sallah [Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a message of greetings to Nigerian Muslims and Christians on the occasion of the Eid-el-Fitr, urging all citizens to resolve to live in peace and avoid making reckless statements, his office said.

    3. Shiites 'Attacked' in Kaduna During Procession [Premium Times] Two children were injured Friday in Kaduna during a procession by Shiites, witnesses sect told our reporter.

    4. AU Welcomes UN Resolution of Joint Force for Sahel States [Premium Times] The African Union, AU, on Friday welcomed the UN Resolution for the deployment of a joint force for the Group of Five for Sahel States, FC-G5S.

    5. Ex-Militant Leaders Resolve to Support Buhari's Peace Initiatives [Daily Trust] Ex-militant leaders of phases 2 and 3 had resolved in Port Harcourt, Rivers, to support President Muhammadu Buhari's peace initiatives for the region.

    6. Police Arrest Military Member of Evans' Kidnap Gang [This Day] As the police strives to unravel the mystery behind the legendary and notorious billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeje Onwuamadike, alias Evans, it was saturday revealed that they have nabbed another member of the gang; a military personnel.

    7. Tinubu Speaks On Calls for Secession, Break-Up of Nigeria [Premium Times] A former Lagos governor and All Progressives Congress chieftain, Bola Tinubu, has spoken against those calling for violence or issuing quit notice to other Nigerians to leave their areas to desist from such.

    8. Gov Wike Sacks Cabinet [Vanguard] Port Harcourt -Governor Nyesom Wike has dissolved his cabinet.

    9. Nigerian Journalist Detained While Covering Rally Released [Premium Times] A Kaduna-based journalist, Ibraheem Yakubu, who was arrested while covering a protest in Kaduna has been released.

    10. Nigerian Muslims End 2017 Ramadan Fast, Declare Sallah [Premium Times] The Sultan of Sokoto, Abubakar Saad, has announced the sighting of the new crescent of "Shawwal", signifying the end of Ramadan fasting for Nigerian Muslims.

    11. 5.6 Million Children At Risk of Waterborne Diseases As Rainy Season Hits Communities Affected By Lake Chad Crisis [Unicef] Dakar/ Geneva/Abuja -More than 5.6 million children are at increased risk of contracting waterborne diseases, such as cholera and diarrheal infections, as the rainy season begins in conflict-affected areas of countries around Lake Chad, UNICEF warned today. The threat of disease outbreaks in Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria coincides with growing regional insecurity and increased population movements particularly in Nigeria's northeast.

    12. Ethnic Agitation - Military Gives Nigerians Code to Report Threats, Emergencies [Premium Times] The Defence Headquarters on Friday assured Nigerians that their lives and property are safe and secured wherever they choose to reside in the nation.

    13. Recruitment of 7,500 Tax Officers - Nigerian Govt. Begins Training of Pilot Set [Premium Times] The Nigerian government says it has commenced training of unemployed graduates recruited as Community Tax Liaison Officers to boost tax revenue generation.

    14. Teachers Protest FG's Plan to Handover Primary School Teachers' Salaries to LG [Vanguard] THOUSANDS of teachers in Ebonyi State, yesterday, protested against the alleged plan by the Federal Government to hand over the payment of primary school teachers' salaries to local governments in Nigeria.

    15. Supreme Court Sacks Abubakar, Hembe From Nass [Guardian] Orders Them To Refund Two Years Salaries, Allowances Within 90 Days

    16. the Travails of Sacked Nigerian Senator, Abubakar Danladi [Premium Times] The sack by the Supreme Court of Abubakar Danladi, the senator representing Taraba North, from the upper legislative chamber, on Friday was not only shocking but also enthralling.

    17. Nigerian Journalist Arrested in Kaduna [Premium Times] A Kaduna-based journalist, Ibraheema Yakubu, who reports for the Hausa service of Deutsche Welle, DW radio, Germany, was arrested Friday by the police while covering a clash between Shiite sect and a Kaduna community.

    18. Supreme Court Sacks Nigerian Senator [Premium Times] The Supreme Court has sacked Abubakar Danladi from the Nigerian Senate.

    19. Why I Played Strong Sex Scenes in My Latest Film - Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde [Premium Times] Leading actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has returned to Nollywood. After a three-year hiatus, the 39-year-old is lined up to debut "Alter Ego" alongside Wole Ojo and Jide Kosoko.

    20. The Many Controversies of Sacked Nigerian Lawmaker, Herman Hembe [Premium Times] The Supreme Court of Nigeria on Friday sacked Herman Hembe from the House of Representatives.

    21. ICPC Has Power to Investigate Any Person - Court [Vanguard] A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, affirmed the powers of the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC, to investigate allegations of corrupt practices made against any person or authority in Nigeria, even if the allegations arose in civil disputes.

    22. 'Police Helped Me to Buy Guns' [Daily Trust] Lagos -A 52-year-old man, Ailabojie Aikpaojie, who was arrested for illegal possession of firearms at Mushin area of Lagos, said the police facilitated the purchase of three pump action rifles found on him by some policemen in Lagos.

    23. Dino Melaye Asks Court to Stop Recall Process [Premium Times] The Kogi State senator, Dino Melaye, on Friday launched a judicial bid to save his seat, a day after electoral officials notified him of an ongoing exercise to recall him.

    24. ‎senior Nigerian Lawyer Stripped of San Title [Premium Times] Nigeria's legal practitioners privileges committee has stripped a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, B. I. Nwofor, of his title as senior advocate.

    25. Movie Producer Seeks Support for Female Filmmakers [Guardian] Happy Julian, Nollywood actress and producer, has called for support for women filmmakers in Nigeria to enable them contribute effectively towards the growth of the industry.

    26. Prompted By Lagos Govt. Lawyer, Judge Orders Journalists Out of Court [Premium Times] A judge of the Lagos Division of the Lagos State High Court Friday ordered journalists out of the courtroom during the hearing of a suit filed against the Lagos State Government and five others by the Incorporated Trustees, Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria, otherwise known as Private Sector Participation operators of wastes.

    27. Can We Ban Afrobeats? [Guardian] Last Wednesday, Nigeria marked World Music Day with the rest of the world. For me, the day was two-parts celebration, one-part reflection. While Nigerian pop music has never been as accepted globally as it is right now, it is frustrating that we've allowed the imperfect title of 'Afrobeats' to define its rise.

    28. Troubled UI Recalls Students As Union Insists On Identity Cards, Other Demands [Premium Times] The authorities of the University of Ibadan on Friday announced July 2 for the re-opening of the institution for normal academic activities.

    29. Are 30 of Nigeria's 36 States Behind On Pension Payouts? [Africa Check] For decades, the plight of retired people in Nigeria has been dire. Pensioners have died while queueing for their cheques while many don't receive them at all. Are most of Nigeria's states presently indebted to retirees, as a union official said?

    30. Govt Declares Monday June 26, Tuesday June 27 Public Holiday [Premium Times] The federal government has declared Monday and Tuesday, June 26 and 27, as Public Holiday to mark Eid-el-fitr celebration.


    1. Omotola Jalade Opens Up On Sexual Scenes In Alter Ego Movie, Says Husband Ok With It
    2. Mercy Aigbe & Wuraola Ogunwusi To Stage Walk To Stop Domestic Violence Against Women In Ikoyi
    3. Lagos Policeman Calls Kate Henshaw A Nobody For Criticizing Photo Snap With Evans The Kidnapper
    4. Fathia Balogun New Movie, Connection Billed For 1st Premiere In London UK
    5. Budding Nollywood Actress Lynda Ada Dozie: Why I Dumped My Masters Degree For Acting
    6. Yomi Fash Lanso Blasts Naija Pastors Encouraging Corruption By Refusing To Preach The Truth
    7. Isoken Movie:The Casting Of White Guy Distracted Your Intended Message – Critic Tells Jade Osiberu
    8. Bayowa Films Selling Private Property Of Moji Olaiya’s Family – IFC Calls Gbenga Adewusi A Thief
    9. Yewande Adekoya: I Met My Husband During NYSC Service In Ibadan Oyo State
    10. Madam Kofo To Tie “Recession Over” Gele To Owo Naira Bet Launch, Promises To Pay Competitor N1M
    11. Pasuma, Sunny Ade To Perform At Liz Anjorin Owo Naira Bet Movie Launch In Lekki On 7-7-17
    12. Asiwaju: Mr Ibu John Okafor Stars In Sanyeri’s New Yoruba Movie..Watch Official Trailer
    13. Photo: Mercy Aigbe Appointed Widows Liberty Ambassador By Felix King Foundation In Benin City

    14. Evans Kidnapper Names Businessmen Who Provided Victims Information & Shared Ransoms With Him
    15. Man Who Drove Van Into Muslims Near London Mosque Charged With Terrorism
    16. Photo: American Fraudster Who Duped Nigerians In US Green Card Fraud Sent To Kirikiri Prison
    17. US Based Nigerian Caught With Beretta Pistol In Lekki Phase 1 Lagos Confesses
    18. Photos: Ritualist Husband Interrupts Wife’s Burial, Throws Corpse On Ground In Nnewi Anambra State
    19. Nigerian Housemaid Beaten By Employer In Oman For Seeking Permission To Attend Mother’s Funeral
    20. Nigerian Man Who Beheaded Ghanaian Man For Money Ritual In Badagry Lagos Remanded In Prison
    21. Evans Ghanaian Passport Bio-data Page Unveiled: IGP Exposes Nigerian Kidnapper To Police In Accra
    22. Photos: Man Murders Children, Commits Suicide Day To Father’s Day In Santa Rosa California
    23. Photos: Evans The Kidnapper Allowed To Shower & Change His Clothes In Police Detention
    24. Baby Boy Stolen From Mother During Burial In Imo, Sold To Widow In Nnewi Anambra State Rescued
    25. Epileptic Woman Who Fell Into Boiling Oil In Ejigbo Lagos Needs Help For Plastic Surgery
    26. Photo: Nigerian Customs Officer Arrested By NDLEA For Indian Hemp Possession Remanded In Prison






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    1. Never Miss Your Flight Check-in Again Using This Ever been on a plane before? Then you know the stress before departure: When does check-in open? What is my booking code? Will I get an aisle or window seat? ‘AirlineCheckins.com’ – a product from the Lufthansa Innovation Hub – provides a solution for this problem once and for all and automatically checks travellers in [&hellip...

    2. Helping African Companies Prepare for Growth in the Digital Environment Epicor customer event highlighted how local businesses can use technology trends and strategies to become regionally and globally competitive Driven by significant growth in smartphone adoption, Africa is poised to become the skills pool for the world....

    3. Popular online math app now in South Africa Helping your children with their school homework these days is enough to give any parent anxiety. Having to differentiate between mathematics and mathematics literacy and the modern curriculum can be baffling. Smartick, an online afterschool math program...

    4. African Countries With The Most Tech Hubs Ranked Africa is known as the motherland, the birth of mankind, where it all began. Yet for many years it has also been called the “dark continent” due to the rate of development of many countries. This perception is changing quickly, with hundreds of...

    5. Tigo Ghana to launch SuperSMS network with UK Partner Tigo Ghana will be the next mobile operator to launch its SuperSMS network in partnership with Onem Communications, a London-based telco. The newly launched network will be providing access to what it is being largely describes as “a growing ecosystem...

    6. Tigo Tanzania to expand Network Tigo Tanzania has announced plans to further expand their network. The mobile operator has made an investment of $70 million, over Sh150 billion in 2017. Last year the operator invested $75 million adding new 535 sites with 3G technology and upgraded 408...

    7. Microsoft Offer SA Students Free Office 365 and OneDrive Microsoft South Africa, together with Intervate and 2enable, have announced the creation of a portal for young South Africans called Mahala.ms. Through this portal young people will be be able to activate Microsoft licenses for the Microsoft Office 365 suite...

    8. How drones will support future fire disaster management In the midst of the worst wildfire to strike the southern Cape coast, South Africa in over 150 years, drones slowly started coming into play as a local firefighting and disaster management tool. Firefighters issued a call for drones equipped with heat mapping...

    9. Industroyer- The Malware That Could Leave You In Darkness Cyber-security firms ESET and Dragos have unearthed a new malware that can disrupt power grids leading to blackouts for days. The malware has been named Industroyer by ESET, while Dragos has termed it as CrashOverride in their respective analyses. Whatever be...

    10. NetApp appoints new Country Manager for South Africa and SADC Region Today NetApp, a data management and cloud storage solutions provider, announces the appointment of Morne Bekker as the new South African Country Manager and District Manager for the SADC Region. Bringing with him a wealth of experience in the IT industry,...

    11. How to use less data without doing less With Yesterdays supposed Social Media Blackout in South Africa intending at highlighting the extensive price of mobile data in the country, millions of mobile users across the world not just in South Africa search for way to curb their data usage and thus...

    12. Mobile solutions provider launches new IoT services Workz Group, the mobile solutions and serialization software company has announced a agreement with UK telecoms software company Simulity Labs. The Value-Added Reseller agreement sees Workz provide Simulity regional commercial and technical support for...

    13. Whatsapp group admins could be held liable for member’s posts Messaging platform, Whatsapp has recently come under the spotlight in India. The most recent incident saw the administrator of a WhatsApp group face arrest after a defamatory image of the Prime Minister of the country was shared on a WhatsApp group created by...

    14. DHL to leverage Internet of Things in Logistics DHL Supply Chain, the contract logistics specialist within the Deutsche Post DHL Group, in collaboration with Cisco and start-up Conduce, have forged ahead on their path of digitalisation by implementing Internet of Things technology into warehousing to...

    15. What you need to ask your reseller when buying a device With so many brands to choose from, buying a new device is not as simple as selecting the device of your choice and making the payment. Buyers need to consider factors such the camers, if the devices addresses their needs, battery performance, the device...

    16. Philips tackling the evolving lighting industry Philips Lighting celebrated their one year anniversary of becoming a standalone company today at a media event at their offices in Johannesburg, South Africa. At the event, Reggie Nxumalo, GM of Philips Lighting Southern Africa, spoke of the evolving sector...

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