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    1. Buhari is pushing Ndigbo hard to leave Nigeria – Ezeife - Vanguard


      Buhari is pushing Ndigbo hard to leave Nigeria – Ezeife
      Dr. Chukwuemeka Ezeife, former governor of Anambra State, in this interview, says for the unity of Nigeria not to be negotiable, there must be restructuring of the country. He also accuses President Muhammadu Buhari of pushing Ndigbo out of the country ...
      Nigeria hails major step towards polio-free AfricaMedical Xpress
      Nigeria celebrates two years of being polio-freeAfricanews
      Only complacency can stop Nigeria – and Africa – from finally conquering polioThe Guardian
      AllAfrica.com -The Nation Newspaper -Premium Times
      all 89 news articles »

    2. Sudan U-20s stun Nigeria to qualify for Zambia 2017 - BBC Sport

      BBC Sport

      Sudan U-20s stun Nigeria to qualify for Zambia 2017
      BBC Sport
      Nigeria, the World Under-17 champions, failed to reach next year's Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Zambia, falling to a shock 3-4 home defeat to Sudan who sealed a famous qualification. Nigeria hosted Sudan in Lagos leading 2-1 from the first leg ...
      Nigeria paid the prize for underrating us – Sudan's coachTODAY.ng
      BreakingNews 24/7/16: Nigeria fails to qualify for AFCON, loses to SudanNigeria Master Web
      Sudan beat Nigeria's Flying Eagles to Zambia 2017 ticketPremium Times
      AllAfrica.com -Complete Sports Nigeria -NAIJ.COM
      all 57 news articles »

    3. Pests and drought hit Nigeria's tomato farms - Deutsche Welle

      Deutsche Welle

      Pests and drought hit Nigeria's tomato farms
      Deutsche Welle
      Nigeria has a reputation as sub-Saharan Africa's biggest tomato producer. The Dede tomato market in the capital Abuja of is usually bustling with customers stocking up on the bright fruit, which play a starring role in Nigerian cuisine. But these days ...

    4. Finance minister insists Nigeria has 'credible plan' to deal with crisis - Financial Times

      Financial Times

      Finance minister insists Nigeria has 'credible plan' to deal with crisis
      Financial Times
      Nigeria remains hopeful of an economic revival, its finance minister said, even as the country slides into recession. Low global oil prices have helped push Africa's biggest economy into its worst economic crisis in decades. But many economists believe ...
      Recession: The future is bright for Nigeria- AdeosunVanguard

      all 9 news articles »

    5. Barcelona, Real Madrid to tour Nigeria - Vanguard


      Barcelona, Real Madrid to tour Nigeria
      The new office which has a full compliment of both Nigerian and Spanish staff is part of the collaborative agreement between the League Management Company of Nigeria (LMC) and the Spanish league organizers. Tebas said the bilateral agreement will be ...
      Tebas explains decision to open LaLiga office in NigeriaTODAY.ng

      all 2 news articles »

    6. Unbelievable! Why God will continue to punish Nigeria - IPOB - NAIJ.COM


      Unbelievable! Why God will continue to punish Nigeria - IPOB
      Editor's note: In this opinion piece, Clifford Iroanya, an oil and gas engineer based in the United States of America lays curse on Nigeria over the “incarceration” of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra Nnamdi Kanu. Iroanya who is also an ...

      and more »

    7. Child chained up in Nigerian church for weeks as punishment for stealing food - RT


      Child chained up in Nigerian church for weeks as punishment for stealing food
      Police and members of the Nigeria Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) found the boy at the Celestial Church of Christ in Ajibawo after receiving a tip-off from a concerned neighbor. The child had been chained by the neck to a large log of wood in a room for ...
      Nigeria Police begin manhunt for pastor who chained 9-year-old son for weeksPremium Times
      Nigeria: Shocking - Pastor Chained Nine-Year-Old Son for One Month for Stealing FoodAllAfrica.com

      all 64 news articles »

    8. FIFA president visit Nigeria to meet African soccer leaders - Africanews


      FIFA president visit Nigeria to meet African soccer leaders
      FIFA President Gianni Infantino accompanied by the Secretary General Fatma Samoura on Sunday arrived in Abuja Nigeria on a two-day visit. The duo was received by the president of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF),Amaju Pinnick and some members of ...
      FlFA President arrives in NigeriaThe Punch
      'Pinnick Must Go' protest mars Infantino's Nigeria VisitGoal.com
      Just in: FIFA president arrives Nigeria (photo)NAIJ.COM
      News24 Nigeria -CHANNELS TELEVISION
      all 35 news articles »

    9. Nigeria's MEND Militia Says it Started Talks with Government - Bloomberg

      Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

      Nigeria's MEND Militia Says it Started Talks with Government
      Another militia group, Niger Delta Avengers, burst onto Nigeria's political scene near the oil hub of Warri in February, shattering a seven-year peace with a campaign of pipeline sabotage that's ravaged crude output and starved a government already ...
      Why Nigeria's 'Avengers' are crippling the oil sectorHellenic Shipping News Worldwide
      Nigeria: Military Readies Major Offensive Against Niger Delta Militants If Talks FailAllAfrica.com
      MEND confirms talks over oil attacksNews24 Nigeria
      Reuters -NAIJ.COM -TV360
      all 93 news articles »

    10. NITDA inaugurates e-Nigeria organising committee - The Punch

      The Punch

      NITDA inaugurates e-Nigeria organising committee
      The Punch
      Olatunji, who was represented by the Deputy Director of Corporate Strategy and Research, Mr. Mohammad Yelwa, said the conference would bring key players of the Nigerian innovation ecosystem and foreign stakeholders together to share experiences, ...


      1. Military Readies Major Offensive Against Niger Delta Militants If Talks Fail [This Day] Abuja, Warri and Yenagoa -Barring any major progress in the ongoing dialogue between the federal government and stakeholders in the Niger Delta to end the attacks on oil and gas installations, the Nigerian military is in process of wrapping up plans to launch a major offensive against the militants sabotaging facilities in the oil-rich region.

      2. Oliseh Accuses Mikel, Enyeama of Sabotage [Premium Times] Former Nigeria coach Sunday Oliseh has fingered goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama, current captain John Obi Mikel and Victor Moses as key figures that tried to derail him during his time as the Super Eagles coach.

      3. Why Babangida Removed Me From Power - Buhari Reveals 31-Year-Old Secret [Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari has said he was removed from office 31 years ago because he was planning to purge the military hierarchy of corruption.

      4. Govt Lifts Headscarf Ban in Lagos Schools [Al Jazeera] Nigerian Muslims have welcomed a court ruling allowing girls to wear headscarves in government schools in Lagos state, hailing the decision as a victory for the rule of law.

      5. Ngige - Buhari's Election Saved Nigeria From Collapse [This Day] Awka -Nigeria's minister of Labour and Employment, and former Governor of Anambra State, Senator Chris Ngige, yesterday stated that the election of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015 saved Nigeria from total destruction.

      6. Pass Competition and Consumer Protection Bill Now, Organised Private Coalition Tells National Assembly [This Day] The organised private coalition of business-minded organisations has urged the National Assembly to pass the 'Competition and Consumer Protection Bill.'

      7. Nollywood Actor Says Pirates Should Be Incorporated in Entertainment Industry [Premium Times] A Nollywood actor, Samuel Ajibola, popularly known as "Jibbz", on Friday stressed the need to incorporate pirates in the entertainment industry to stem the high rate of piracy in the country.

      8. FIFA President, Scribe Arrive Nigeria [Premium Times] The President of world football -governing body, Gianni Infantino, and the Secretary General, Fatma Samoura, arrived in Nigeria's capital city, Abuja, on Sunday.

      9. Remo Monarch, Adeniyi Sonariwo, Is Dead [Premium Times] The traditional ruler died at the age of 90 in London? after a brief illness.

      10. Inside Ogun Church Where 9-Year-Old Boy Was Chained, Tortured [Premium Times] On this rainy Saturday afternoon, a muddy, narrow river of water flowed into a small, deserted, compound deep inside the bush in Ajibawo, a sleepy community in Ogun State.

      11. Holders Nigeria Dumped By Sudan - Egypt, South Africa Through [CAF] Nigeria became the next in line on the casualty table of the qualifiers for the U-20 AFCON Zambia 2017 after Sudan shockingly beat them 4-3 in Lagos on Saturday, and confirm their place for next year's tournament.

      12. Recession, Rising Inflation, FX May Define MPC Meeting Today [Daily Trust] The rising inflation, economic recession and the implementation of the flexible exchange rate policy may likely dominate discussions at the 251st holding Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), starting today in Abuja.

      13. Buhari Shielding Ministers On Corruption - Lagos PDP [Daily Trust] Lagos -The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State has alleged that contrary to claims by President Muhammadu Buhari on lack of evidence, some of the minsters serving under him are corrupt.

      14. Slain Preacher, Eunice Olawale Buried Amidst Tears [Guardian] Abuja -- As Buhari Vows To Bring Perpetrators To Book

      15. Woes of the Oil-Bearing Communities [Guardian] Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, was arguably at his empathetic best when he issued an impassioned statement over the state of the Niger Delta oil communities to underscore the failure of the Federal Government to adequately address the plight of the ravaged people and their environment. He will do well to go beyond lamentations and use his good offices to mobilise action for the improvement on the lives of the people of the Niger Delta.

      16. HND, BSC Dichotomy to End Soon - Govt [Daily Trust] Kaduna -The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu has said that the present administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has taken all necessary steps towards bringing an end to the issue of dichotomy between Higher National Diploma (HND) and the Bachelor's degree holders.

      17. NLC, ITUC-Africa Begin 'Decent Work' Conference [Daily Trust] The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in collaboration with the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) will today in Abuja begin a two- day regional conference tagged "Advancing Decent Work in Global Supply Chains in Africa".

      18. Arms Deal - Court Orders Release of Detained Air Chief [Daily Trust] A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the release of a member of the Arms Procurement Committee, Air Commodore Mohammed Umar.

      19. Militants Refute Buhari On Claims of Talks [Deutsche Welle] A Nigerian militant Group, the Niger Delta Avengers, has refuted Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhariʹs claim that he is in talks with the group to end attacks on oil facilities in the Niger Delta.

      20. NGO Alleges Extortion of HIV Patients in Delta [Guardian] Asaba -The Executive Director of Keyenum Immalah, Mrs. Faith Nwadishi, at the weekend alleged that free anti-retro viral drugs were being sold to carriers of Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) by the Delta State Hospital Management Board.

      21. Finance and Lifestyle Magazine Hits News Stand [This Day] A premium quarterly finance and lifestyle magazine known as Market Digest that provides maximum exposure for selected brands is now available in Nigeria news stand.

      22. Experts List Causes of Sudden Death in Nigeria [Guardian] Researches conducted by some Nigerian teaching hospitals have identified stroke and heart attack as the major causes of over 93.7 percent of the sudden and unexpected deaths (SUD) in the country.

      23. Ekere Mounts the Saddle At NDDC [Vanguard] LAST week, the Federal Government announced the appointment of Mr. Nsima Udo Ekere, 51, to the position of Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC. The appointment which was seen by many as well deserved came at a time the commission was being reorganised away from the spendthrift manner politicians had turned it into.

      24. Abuja-Kaduna Rail Line Inauguration On July 26 [Vanguard] Ahead of the inauguration of the new Abuja-Kaduna rail line on July 26, residents of Rigasa in Kaduna metropolis are upbeat over the project, saying it will boost social and economic activities in the area.

      25. Army Ambush, Kill 2 Boko Haram Members in Sambisa [Vanguard] Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, the acting Director Army Public Relations on Sunday stated that troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE ambushed Boko Haram terrorists crossing into Sambisa forest from Komala and Musafanari axis with logistics items.

      26. Legislative Re-Run - APC Wins Idah Constituency Seat [Daily Trust] Mr Haruna Idoko of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared the winner of Saturday re-run election for Idah constituency in Kogi House of Assembly.

      27. Those Who Burnt INEC Office Are Afraid of Elections - Wike [Vanguard] Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that those who burnt the Bori office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, are the same politicians who wrote to INEC seeking postponement of the rerun elections on the ground of security. See video

      28. Nigerian Athletes To Get Flight Tickets to Rio Olympics - Govt [Premium Times] Nigerian sports authorities on Saturday withdrew a memo which asked athletes billed to participate in the 2016 Olympic Games to source funds for plane tickets to Brazil themselves.

      29. Demolition Notices Issued to 3,500 Houses, 40 Churches, 16 Schools [Vanguard] A large crowd of residents of Gbagyi Villa - a suburb of Kaduna metropolis - on March 17, trooped out, carrying placards in protest against demolition notices issued to them by Kaduna State Urban Planning Development Authority, KASUPDA. The residents said they had been living in the community for decades and had acquired the necessary titles to the lands and, as such, were jolted by the intention of Kaduna State government to eject them.

      30. Aviation Handling Company Maintains Steady Growth [Daily Trust] In spite of the difficult operating environment, the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc (NAHCO) has recorded a 5 percent turnover in its 2015 financial year.


      1. Ondo Born Nollywood Actress Bimbo Oshin Marks 44th Birthday Today
      2. Photos: Mercy Aigbe, Faithia Balogun, Dele Odule & Others At City People Entertainment Awards 2016
      3. Eniola Badmus Launches Plus Size Clothing Line & Radio Show
      4. Taiwo Aromokun Talks About Life As A Single Mother & How She Is Coping With Her Twins
      5. Lilian Bach: Why Nollywood Producers Stopped Hiring Superstars
      6. Lola Alao Under Attack For Converting To Islam, Actress Says Fathia Balogun & Bukky Wright Were…
      7. Incessant Religious Killings In Nigeria: Regina Askia & Halima Abubakar Question Buhari’s Silence
      8. Charles Okocha Igwe 2Pac: I Dated A White Lady But Didn’t Marry Her, I Have A Girlfriend
      9. Iyabo Ojo: I Pray To Not Die Before 50 To Tell My Life Story
      10. Nollywood Vows To Ban Nigerian Actors Featuring In Adult Movies Online
      11. Photos: Meet 6 Popular Nigerian Actresses Who Converted To Islam After Marriage Crash
      12. Lola Alao Thanks The Imam Who Converted Her To Islam, Says She Was Born A Muslim
      13. Doris Simeon Marks Birthday With New Photos

      14. Celestial Pastor Who Chained Son In Ota Confesses, Says Boy Possessed By Spirit Of Stealing
      15. Photos: RRS Police Arrest Armed Robbers In Apapa & Ikotun Lagos
      16. 5 Out Of 16 Missing Nigerian Soldiers Found Injured
      17. Heavy Rainfall Kills 87, Displaces 16 Million In China
      18. Death Toll of Kabul ISIS Attack At 80: Tears As Suicide Bombers Injure 230 In Afghanistan
      19. RCCG Deaconess Eunice Olawale Burial Photos: Lady Evangelist Murdered In Abuja Buried
      20. Photos: Nigerian Professor Alexia Thomas Declared Wanted In London For Selling Fake Immigration Docs
      21. Deeper Life Bible Church Building Collapses In Ebonyi As Big Tree Falls On It
      22. Nigerian Man Bayo Anoworin Wanted By UK Police Over £12 million NHS Trusts Scam
      23. Photos: Meet The 3 ESUTH Staff Forging Documents To Help People Get Government Jobs In Enugu
      24. Photo: Women Arrested For Renting Out Their Babies To Street Beggars
      25. Desperate Shoemaker Who Became A Fraudster To Pay Dying Wife’s CS Operation Confesses
      26. Nigerian Policemen Who Survived Ambush Attack By Kidnappers Recount Near Death Ordeal






      Tech News

      1. Data Governance – A board-level concern Data governance is an integral part of any overall corporate governance program, and is also essential for ensuring that data management and data use are aligned with the business and its policies. In today’s digitally-driven environment, where data is arguably the most valuable asset of the business, effective management is critical. Without proper data...

      2. Vodacom Tanzania deploys PeerApp Content-Delivery Solution PeerApp has announced the sale of its UltraBand content-caching solution to Vodacom Tanzania. Vodacom compared the PeerApp product to competing offerings and determined that UltraBand constitutes the most efficient solution for dealing with the surge in...

      3. Gauteng evolves as South Africa’s hub for enterprise app development Gauteng is fast emerging as a centre for enterprise app development. This is according to Cassie Lessing, Managing Director of the Strato IT Group, adding that the app economy is expected to create trillions of dollars of opportunities globally over the next...

      4. Early IT engagement is key to keeping mergers and acquisitions on track Within many industries, mergers and acquisitions are a common strategy to help maximise profits while spreading risk. Regardless of whether a company has acquired another, has spun off into a new entity, or is divesting interests. It is essential to...

      5. Huawei launches its first innovation and experience centre in Africa Leading global ICT solutions provider Huawei, signed a memorandum of understanding with the Vaal University of Technology (VUT) Science and Technology Park, in Sandton, South Africa on 19 July at the unveiling of Huawei’s first Innovation and Experience...

      6. Achieving full visibility in a cloudy hybrid environment As the digital transformation wave sweeps through enterprises, users now expect 24/7 access to applications on whatever device they want to use. As a result, a growing number of organisations are migrating applications and information stores to public and...

      7. Improving Healthcare Delivery in Africa Healthcare delivery in Africa has long been one of the biggest challenges the continent faces. While funding, inadequate resource allocation, customs gridlock and counterfeit pharmaceuticals are major contributors to the problem, a significant portion of the...

      8. Science and technology can enhance local service delivery in SA The Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, has appealed to South African women leaders to harness the benefits of science and technology to advance their communities. Speaking at the 8th Annual Leadership Development for Women Conference in...

      9. NetApp appoints new Senior Vice President for EMEA Alexander Wallner has been named NetApp Senior Vice President and General Manager EMEA, a position currently held by Manfred Reitner who will retire at the end of Q1 after nearly 20 years at the company. Wallner joined NetApp in 1999 and most recently served...

      10. Regulations could be an innovation enabler for banks Banks are faced with a real conundrum. They are expected to deliver relevant and innovative new services to a discerning customer base and, at the same time, are facing an ever-tightening regulatory regime. However, the astute institution could view these...

      11. UX is everything – Measure it completely and correctly Forrester Research calls it the “mobile moment”—that brief instant when users first try your mobile app and decide whether they love it or hate it. Multiple studies confirm that the success of your mobile app—and potentially your business—depends on...

      12. Checkpoint Named Silver Sponsor for 2016 Healthcare Innovation Summit Check Point Software Technologies has been announced as Silver sponsors of the 2nd Healthcare Innovation Summit (#HCIS2016). From 24-25 August 2016, healthcare and technology professionals will convene at the Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel located in Sandton,...

      13. Huawei joins Smart Africa to drive Africa’s digital transformation Huawei has joined the Smart Africa Alliance as Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) advisor and Platinum member at the Smart Africa Board Meeting. The partnership with the Smart Africa Alliance is one of Huawei’s efforts to drive digital...

      14. Taking a closer look at Supply Chain infrastructure solutions for Africa Along with economic growth in Africa comes increased pressure on supply chain infrastructure, creating challenging business conditions and difficulty in matching supply with demand, particularly in the healthcare arena. Many African countries have experienced...

      15. Data Management – Is it crucial to achieving the ‘bi-modal’ vision? ‘Water, water, everywhere, but not a drop to drink’. These, the modernised words of Samuel Taylor Coleridge in his poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, were penned in the late 1700s. Over two centuries later, we’re facing a similar problem. Like...

      16. Huawei launches first Innovation & Experience Center in Africa Huawei has launched Africa’s first Huawei Innovation & Experience Center, and signed a Cooperation Contact with the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Service (DTPS). The centre is set to be the cornerstone of an innovative revolution in the...

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      1. Alasoadura seeks reduction of security voteswant Senator representing Ondo Central in the National Assembly, Tayo Alasoadura, at the weekend urged state governors to reduce their security votes. Alasoadura, who is an All Progressives Congr...

      2. I never met Buhari before 2015 elections – Fr. Mbaka Controversial Enugu Roman Catholic Priest, the Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, yesterday denied holding any meeting with either President Muhammadu Buhari or his representatives before the 2015 genera...

      3. Ilaje monarchs reject Ajasin as NDDC board member Barely a week after President Muhammadu Buhari sent names of members of the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, to the Senate for approval, traditional rulers from the oil...

      4. ForNAF fighter jets bomb Boko Haram camps in Borno at Sallah Nigerian Air Force, NAF, yesterday, said its fighter jets carried out air raid in northern Borno State, destroying Boko Haram locations. This was contained in an update through its Director...

      5. Youth Council backs Al-Makura’s salary cut Nasarawa State chapter of National Youth Council yesterday said it was in support of full implementation of the new salary cut as announced by Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura. President of th...

      6. I’ll deal with those disparaging my person–Masari Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari, has vowed to deal with those hiding under the guise of politics and religion to unduly disparage his person and government. Masari said a campaign...

      7. Reps lauded for contributing to NSE’s revival Members of House of Representatives have been applauded over their contributions to revive the ailing Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, even as the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, is scheduled to ring t...

      8. Rivers REC was a contractor under Wike as minister – APC candidate All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate for Rivers South East Senatorial District in the forthcoming legislative re-run election, has said he lacks confidence in the Resident Electoral Com...

      9. Dickson pleads with ex-militants for patience The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has appealed to ex-militants to be calm and exercise patience with the Federal Government over delay in the payment of their stipends. He also ca...

      10. PDP leaders set to resolve crisis Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Caretaker Committee Deputy Chairman, Imo State, Sir Martins Ejiogu, Sunday in Owerri, disclosed that the leadership crisis rocking the party would soon be over...

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