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    1. Islamic centers and churches in Nigeria hold thousands of mental health patients in chains, rights group says
      1.   CNN
      2.   Al Jazeera English
      3.   Human Rights Watch
      4.   Reuters

    2. Visa buys stake for $200 million in Nigeria's Interswitch   Quartz Africa
    3. Nigerian Energy Magnate Femi Otedola Donates $14 Million To Save The Children Fund   Forbes
    4. How Nigeria got so good at winning Scrabble   Quartz Africa
    5. The Nigerian Activist Whose Death Shamed Shell   Jacobin magazine
    6. Nigeria's interfaith council fosters peaceful Christian-Muslim relations   National Catholic Reporter
    7. Here’s Why Nigerian Banks are Targeting Women   Bloomberg
    8. A Tampa fraud case helped reveal the Black Axe, a scheme from Nigeria   Tampa Bay Times
    9. Nigeria's New Upstream Royalty Rates   The National Law Review
    10. Buhari Leaves Deputy Looking Weak Amid Nigeria Succession Talk   Bloomberg
    11. New Orleans celebrates Nigeria's Independence Day | New Orleans' Multicultural News Source   Louisiana Weekly
    12. Chinese firm supports construction of trans-Saharan highway project in Nigeria   Xinhua
    13. Under-20 Women's World Cup: Nigeria 'favourites' in the race to host 2020 event   BBC News
    14. Omoyele Sowore: Anger over detention of Nigerian journalist   BBC News
    15. Solar-based ISP startup Tizeti launches 4G LTE network in Nigeria   TechCrunch
    16. Nigeria’s Thirst for More Oil Revenue Could Hurt Investments   Bloomberg
    17. Nigeria's 'Lionheart' disqualification is bigger than the Oscars   CNN
    18. Nigeria Releases 86 More Children and Youth from Military Prison   Human Rights Watch
    19. N.J. man imprisoned in Nigeria after planning protest has trial delayed until December   NJ.com
    20. The Oscars disqualified 'Lionheart' because Nigerians speak English in it — just like in Nigeria   NBC News
    21. Beer and Tunnel Vision: A very Nigerian story   The Africa Report
    22. Nigeria News: Muhammadu Buhari and Questions About Yemi Osinbajo   Bloomberg
    23. Nigeria's 1st Oscar Entry 'Lionheart' Is Disqualified   KGOU
    24. An Oscars ban for a Nigerian film shows the Academy still doesn’t get it on race   The Guardian
    25. Trial to begin for Omoyele Sowore, a New Jersey journalist imprisoned in his native Nigeria   USA TODAY
    26. Nigeria Brokers Look to Commodities Trading as Stocks Plunge   Bloomberg
    27. Nigeria Bond Yields Plummet as Central Bank Tightens Money Tap   Bloomberg
    28. Obafemi Martins: Nigeria star not contemplating retirement yet‬   BBC News
    29. Hundreds of children rescued from ‘torture’ schools in Nigeria   The Washington Post
    30. Nigeria's border closures place further strain on a burdened economy, experts warn   CNBC
    31. Capturing the heart of Nigeria   BBC News
    32. Hollywood Doesn’t Own English   Bloomberg
    33. Nigeria's border closure with Benin won't stop customs corruption   Quartz Africa
    34. The Academy Yanks Nigeria’s Oscar Submission, and Proves That Hollywood Still Can’t Take African Cinema Seriously   IndieWire
    35. Nigeria President Extends Border Closure to Jan. 31, Punch Says   Bloomberg
    36. A Nigerian Pop Star Finds Success in the U.S., On His Own Terms   The Wall Street Journal
    37. 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations: Ivory Coast shock Nigeria in Group B opener   BBC Sport
    38. Total seeks to sell stake in major Nigerian offshore block   Reuters
    39. Nigeria’s Benin border closure is a warning for AfCFTA trade deal   Quartz Africa
    40. Nigeria’s #StopRobbingUs campaign could spur tech advocacy group, CEOs say   TechCrunch
    41. Nigerian police free 259 from illegal detention in mosque   BBC News
    42. The effects of Nigeria’s closed borders on informal trade with Benin   Brookings Institution
    43. Nigeria won't rush to sack U17 coach Manu Garba   BBC News
    44. Nigeria Asks U.S. to Help Fund Infrastructure, Terror Fight   Bloomberg
    45. Tizeti Launches 4G LTE To Accelerate Nigerian Broadband   Capacity Media
    46. Nigeria's border crisis fuelled by rice   BBC News
    47. Nigeria improves in World Bank ease of doing business ranking, but is it easier to do business there?   CNN
    48. Netflix Nigeria Movie Banned From Oscars for Being Too English   Bloomberg
    49. Construction of Nigerian rolling stock factory begins | News   Railway Gazette International
    50. Six Christian schoolgirls, others abducted in Nigeria released after torture: 'God brought us help'   The Christian Post
    51. Nigeria targets oil companies for a greater share of profits   Yahoo News
    52. Nigeria: Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Emergency Tracking Tool (ETT) Report: No. 143 | 28 October   ReliefWeb
    53. Interview: Thutmose Blends the Sounds of Brooklyn & Nigeria Into His Own Pop Flavor   OkayAfrica
    54. Nigeria oil spills 'spark environmental genocide'   BBC News
    55. U23 Afcon: When are Nigeria playing against Zambia and how can I watch?   Goal.com
    56. Aid workers question USAID counter-terror clause in Nigeria   The New Humanitarian
    57. Nigeria's 'torture houses' masquerading as Koranic schools   BBC News
    58. After making Olympic history, Nigeria seeks more bobsled talent   Al Jazeera English
    59. Nigeria renames communications ministry to oversee tech industry   Quartz Africa
    60. Nigerian army investigates torture video   BBC News
    61. Nigeria camp sizzles with the arrival of Musa, Iwobi and Ndidi   Goal.com
    62. More than 60 men and boys freed from 'inhumane' Islamic school, police say   CNN
    63. Landlords in Nigeria can demand $20,000 rent upfront   BBC News
    64. College lowers expectations over £1.4m legal battle with Nigeria   FE Week
    65. Fighting Boko Haram and climate change in Nigeria   Quartz Africa
    66. Nigerian basketball team regroups in Maputo   Xinhua
    67. Nigeria: It is past time that the ICC opens an investigation   Amnesty International
    68. Africa in the news: Tunisia and Mozambique vote, Nigeria closes borders, and Kenya opens new railway   Brookings Institution
    69. Firefighters battle large fire at popular market in Nigeria   Global News
    70. SPIP corruption case against Nigeria Football Federation dropped   BBC News
    71. Nigerian banks stepping up efforts to plug gender gap   The National
    72. Nigeria's Lagos governor says 'don't call me Your Excellency'   BBC News
    73. Nigeria's Supreme Court upholds President Buhari's election win   Al Jazeera English
    74. Tizeti launches high-speed 4G LTE to accelerate broadband penetration in Nigeria   IOL
    75. Omeruo and Kalu lead early arrivals in Nigeria camp ahead of Afcon qualifiers   Goal.com
    76. Some Nigerians blame government, not religious leaders, for shocking school abuses   Reuters
    77. Torture, Sexual Abuse Prompt Calls for Reform of Nigeria's Islamic Schools   VOA News
    78. Russia to Revive Nigerian Steel Plant on Hold Since Soviet Era   Bloomberg
    79. Scores of inmates escape Nigeria prison after heavy rains   Al Jazeera English
    80. British-born Nigerian actor hopes black skinhead film will 'heal' pain   Reuters
    81. Nigeria’s Dangote Refinery to Start Operating in Early 2021   Bloomberg
    82. Visa: US snubs FG, continues to charge Nigerians reciprocity fee   The Punch
    83. Ghanaian traders shut down more foreign-owned shops as Nigeria’s border crisis worsens.   RFI English
    84. Twitter was a minefield of false information during the 2019 Nigerian elections   Global Voices
    85. Wanted: Artists to live and work in Lagos, Nigeria   Reuters
    86. Crystal Chigbu: The mum making prosthetic limbs for Nigerian children   BBC News
    87. Shippers' Council Condemns Surcharges On Nigerian-bound Cargoes   Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
    88. News Amnesty International mourns Nigerian activist Kellu Haruna   Amnesty International
    89. Nigeria's closure of Benin border chokes regional trade   African Business Magazine
    90. Nigeria's Buhari saga: The fake wedding, the president and the family feud   BBC News
    91. Nigeria's Land Borders Closed to All Goods, Customs Chief Says   VOA News
    92. Police free nearly 150 from school in northern Nigeria   Al Jazeera English
    93. Nigeria's comeback kings out to prove their pedigree   FIFA.com
    94. Border closure has mixed impact for Nigeria's economy   Mail and Guardian
    95. Satellite collars to help boost protection for Nigeria’s largest remaining elephant herd   Mongabay.com
    96. Temie Giwa-Tubosun: The blood distributor in Nigeria who caught the attention of Facebook CEO   Face2Face Africa
    97. Floods leave 6 dead in Nigeria's Lagos   Anadolu Agency
    98. Outrage in Calais over death of Nigerian man in tent   The Guardian
    99. Nigerian bishop says 'border wall' would be good for Nigeria   Crux: Covering all things Catholic
    100. Two Nigerian, Moroccan and Egyptian sides advance in Confederation Cup   BBC News
    1. ‘Nigeria implementing border drilling, not border closure’ We have a total of about 317 staff, both in Lagos and Abuja – comprising about 69. Research-based staff, about 15 professors ...

    2. Nigeria imports 900,000 metric tonnes of fish annually Nigeria imports 900,000 metric tonness of fish out of the 1.5 million metric tonnes consumed annually, a top government ...

    3. President to open e-Nigeria confab President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to open the 2019 edition of the National Information Technology Development Agency ...

    4. Nigeria, Morrocco partnership to ensure Africa’s food security Nigeria and Morocco’s partnership in agriculture and energy will help to guarantee food security in Africa, the Faculty ...

    5. Joe Aribo honoured to represent Nigeria Glasgow Rangers midfielder Joe Aribo says he is honoured to represent Nigeria, the NationSport reports. Aribo, who scored ...

    6. ‘Locally-manufactured pencils will save Nigeria $2.4bn annually’ Ibrahim, the Chief Executive Officer, BAMIB Resources and Investment Company Ltd., made this known in an interview with the ...

    7. David-West served Nigeria diligently – APC Tam David-West who served as Minister of Petroleum and Energy and also Minister of Mines, Power and Steel. “Indeed, Nigeria ...

    8. ‘Nigeria lost 162,000 kids to pneumonia in 2018’ Global non-governmental organisation (NGO), Save the Children International Nigeria, has said 162,000 children under five ...

    9. Nigeria’s gold market worth £4bn, says Sekibo Nigeria’s gold market is worth £4 billion with high prospects of profitability for all players in the subsector, the Managing ...

    10. Buhari’s gift to Kajola, Nigeria The groundbreaking of a wagon assembly plant in Nigeria, last Saturday, has brought closer home a new bouquet of ...

    11. Nigeria loses $7b investment to Benin, Ghana, others Nigeria has lost about $7billion oil investment to Ghana, Benin Republic and other countries in West Africa subregion, in the ...

    12. Nigeria, South Korea to strengthen business ties The South Korean Government has intensified moves to strengthen business relationship with Nigeria in key areas of the ...

    13. The 3 important things the ‘Living in Bondage’ sequel got right — and the 1 thing it got wrong “Living in Bondage,” a Nigerian drama thriller, came out 27 years ago in 1992. It quickly became a game-changer that changed and created the Nollywood we know today. It also left many longing for a ...

       
      

      1. Under Buhari, Nigeria Records Worst Attacks On Journalists in 34 Years - Report [Premium Times] Nigeria was one of the focal points for discussion when over 200 journalists across Africa gathered in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, for a conference on free speech and freedom of expression in September.

      2. Is Bodo Oil Spill Triggering Epic Number of Funerals? [Daily Trust] An oil spill occurred in Bodo, Rivers State in 2008. Nigerian regulations stress that 24 hours after a spill there should be a clean-up. But in this case oil issued non-stop until the leak was halted weeks after, exposing the inhabitants to the full impact of toxins.

      3. Dangote Group to Transform Togolese's Phosphate Into Fertiliser [This Day] The Dangote Industries Limited and the Government of Togo (GoT) have concluded an agreement to develop and transform Togolese phosphate into phosphate fertilizers for the West African sub-region.

      4. Nigeria to Create Non-Oil Export Driven Economy, Says Minister [This Day] Abuja -The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr. Richard Adebayo, has said the federal government is focused on creating a non-oil export-oriented economy within the next few years.

      5. Two Students Drown in Ekiti [This Day] Ado Ekiti -Residents of Ureje area of Ado-Ekiti in Ekiti State were shocked on Friday when the news filtered into town that two secondary schools students died inside a river during a swimming expedition.

      6. NMA Seeks Review of Doctors' Hazard Allowances [This Day] Abuja -The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has urged the federal government to set in motion the process that will lead to renegotiation of the allowances payable to doctors in the public sector.

      7. Presidency, National Assembly Filled With Witches - Priest [Premium Times] A Catholic priest in Nigeria has said that the nation's presidency and the National Assembly, including government houses across the country, are filled with "witches" who are "responsible for the death" of many Nigerians.

      8. Police Arrest Officer Filmed Collecting Bribe [Premium Times] The Nigerian police said they have arrested one of their officers who was caught on camera collecting bribe from a motorist.

      9. What Fashola Actually Said About the State of Nigerian Roads [Premium Times] The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has been criticised by many Nigerians for his statement on the state of federal roads across the country.

      10. New (Production Sharing Contract) Act - a Land-Mark, but More to Be Done [Daily Trust] Mni -On Monday November 4th, President Muhammadu Buhari signed the historic Deep Offshore and Inland Basin Production Sharing Contract (PSC) Amendment Bill into law. There is a consensus of opinions that legislation promises to significantly increase Nigeria's share of earnings earned from its oil wells offshore. Also significant is the fact that Bill was approved by the 9th National Assembly a fortnight ago and submitted to the president for the final assent into law in record time, a progressive departure fro

      11. Stakeholders Seek Access to Quality Internet [Daily Trust] Lagos -Issues around access to quality internet service and affordability in rural areas took the front burner at a two-day annual conference of the Nigerian Network Operators Group (ngNOG) which took place in Lagos.

      12. No Crack in House of Representatives, Says Spokesman [This Day] The spokesman for the House of Representatives, Hon. Benjamin Kalu (APC-Abia), has said there is no crack among members of the House of Representatives.

      13. The Wheelchair Revolution [Daily Trust] Alhaji Sir Chief Tesibiayetesi looked pathetic as he was wheeled into the court to answer charges of stealing public funds. Since his alleged crime became public knowledge, he had become a celebrity of sorts. Never in the history of the country had a single individual stolen so much that he was now competing with many countries on the West African sub-region.

      14. Promoting the Culture of Recycling in Local Communities [This Day] Vanessa Obioha writes that Sahara Group through its 'Green Life' initiative is promoting the culture of recycling by incentivising local communities on waste management

      15. Man Nabbed for Allegedly Trying to Sell 3-Year-Old Son for N5 Million [Daily Trust] Lafia -The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Nasarawa State Command, has arrested a 42-year-old man for allegedly attempting to sell his three-year-old son for N5 million in Lafia, the state capital.

      16. 'Provision of Decent Jobs Can Enhance Nigeria's Economic Fortune' [Daily Trust] Acting Head of Civil Service of the Federation Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan has said that the provision of decent jobs to meet human rights needs can enhance the economic fortune of a nation.

      17. Google Launches New Traffic Tab in Maps [Daily Trust] Lagos -Google has launched a new Traffic tab in Google Maps in Lagos.

      18. Govt Harps On Adherence to Standards to Boost Job Creation [This Day] Abuja -The Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Mrs. Mariam Katagum has challenged stakeholders in video technology to explore ways of creating more investment and job opportunities in through the advancement in video standards.

      19. Pastor Adeboye Donates N20 Million for Church Building Project in Abuja [Daily Trust] The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has announced a donation of N20 million for the building of the Throneroom Parish, which currently holds Service at the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja.

      20. Data Cost Reduction - NCC Writes to Pantami Over Ultimatum [Daily Trust] The Nigerian Communications Commission [NCC] has written to the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami over the five day ultimatum issued by the Federal Government on stoppage of "data depletion" and reduction of data cost.

      21. 100,000 Commuters Travel On Lagos Waterways Daily - LASWA [Vanguard] The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) says between 70,000 and 100,000 commuters use water transport daily in the state.

      22. Why I Declared Free Education in Oyo - Seyi Makinde [Vanguard] Oyo State governor, Mr Seyi Makinde, on Sunday, said his decision to declare free education in the state was in recognition of the huge part that education had played in his successes in life.

      23. Olugbenga Fagbohun and Oluwatosin Olojo Wed in Ogun State [Premium Times] Olugbenga Fagbohun and Oluwatosin Olojo sealed their love in the presence of family and friends at Foursquare Gospel Church, Ota, Ogun State, penultimate weekend.

      24. Lalong Signs MoU With Kenyan Company to Establish Tea Factor in Plateau [Vanguard] Following the visit of Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong to Kenya for a peer review meeting, a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU has been signed between Plateau State Government and the Government of Kericho County in Kenya to establish a tea processing factory in Plateau.

      25. Implementation of 2020 Budget Will Be Monitored, Says Ekiti Assembly [This Day] Ado Ekiti -Following the presentation of the 2020 budget to the Ekiti State House of Assembly by Governor Kayode Fayemi, the House has assured indigenes of the state that the financial proposal will be thoroughly scrutinised to meet the yearnings of the populace.

      26. Condition of Roads - I Was Misquoted, Says Fashola [This Day] The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola at the weekend, said he was misquoted on the claim that federal roads were not as deplorable as the public portrayed them.

      27. Building Collapse - Lagos Seals Off Houses in Ikeja [This Day] Following the rampant collapse of buildings, Lagos State Government over the weekend began the sealing of suspected substandard buildings in the state.

      28. Eid-El-Maulud... Eid-El-Maulud... Governors, Others Preach Love, Peace, Tolerance [This Day] Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has called on all Nigerians to remain prayerful for the sustenance of peace, unity and progress of the country.

      29. Twitter Ex-Employees Charged With Spying As CEO Jack Arrives Nigeria [Premium Times] Saudi Arabian authorities allegedly paid at least two former insiders at Twitter to access crucial personal data of the country's dissident users, according to a federal complaint filed by the United States.

      30. How Dangote Emerged 2019 Most Valuable Brand [This Day] Raheem Akingbolu reviews the rating of the Top 50 Brands in Nigeria, reckoning that the emergence of Dangote as the Most Valuable Brand, has simply confirmed various national and international reviews that have adjudged the brand as the leading brand in Nigeria and one of the best from Africa

        1. Oyo Governorship: Makinde, APC, PDP react to appeal court ruling
        2. Workers shut down federal technical school in Ondo, want principal removed
        3. Two secondary school students drown in Ekiti river
        4. NBA in Rivers has become “enemy of our people” – Wike
        5. Akpabio’s opponent says he’ll continue working as senator despite judgement
        6. PDP reacts to Appeal Court ruling on Akpabio’s Senatorial election rerun
        7. Why we evicted corps members from Ebonyi camp – NYSC
        8. Corps members evicted from Ebonyi camp for refusing to wear trousers
        9. Another petrol tanker falls in Anambra
        10. Kogi Governorship: Thugs burn SDP secretariat
        11. Road accident claims 12 lives in Niger
        12. Kogi Governorship: INEC to include SDP on ballot
        13. Emir declares ban on commercial sex workers
        14. No conflict between Bauchi, Gombe over oil discovery – Governor
        15. I married at 16 as ‘a stark illiterate’ – Bauchi governor’s wife
        16. Police arrest two men for allegedly raping 11-year-old
        17. Kaduna generates N30.3bn IGR in 10 months – KDIRS
        18. Herdsmen attack police convoy, occupy farmlands in Jigawa
        19. Major health stories last week
        20. NMA official advocates establishment of Tertiary Health Trust Fund
        21. Yellow fever outbreak claims 29 lives in Bauchi
        22. Despite international interventions, child malnutrition still high in Borno
        23. INVESTIGATION: Why Lagos govt’s N5.6bn cardio-renal centre remains grounded, in terrible state
        24. INVESTIGATION: Inside Nigeria’s haven of fake medical reports, corrupt health officials
        25. Health Emergency Initiative – Lagos organisation paying hospital bills of poor Nigerians
        Tech News

        1. Vodacom invests billions in its South African network Vodacom has released it’s interim results revealing a major investment in its South African network. The results, for the last six months ended 30 September 2019, show that almost R4.8-billion was spent on expanding and improving the mobile communications company’s network, pushing its investment to R9.6 billion for 2019. According to Vodacom,...

        2. The extent of targeted cyber attacks across Africa revealed On Monday, 11 November 2019, Kaspersky released statistics drawn from its Advanced Persistent Threat reporting service. Since the start of 2018, the global cybersecurity company has kept a close eye on the META region for APT attacks, working on 29...

        3. Spacecom to better connect rural and low-density communities in Angola Spacecom, an operator of the AMOS satellite fleet, announced on Monday, 11 November 2019, that an unnamed Angolan satellite services company has signed a contract for C-Band HTS capacity on the newly launched AMOS-17 communication satellite. The Angolan...

        4. Amazon launches an SME skills development programme in South Africa On Monday, 11 November 2019, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the launch of the AWS Equity Equivalent Investment Programme (AWS EEIP) – designed by AWS South Africa and Amazon Data Services South Africa. The AWS EEIP aims to see over R365 million...

        5. Rain 5G goes public in South Africa Rain has officially opened its 5G network to the South African public. The up-and-coming network provider announced on Monday, 11 November 2019, that its unlimited 5G offering gives consumers data at speeds of up to 700Mbps for just R1000 per month. Rain...

        6. PEG Africa expands solar energy solutions across Africa West Africa-based pay-as-you-go (PAYG) solar company, PEG Africa announced on Friday, 8 November 2019, that it has moved into Mali – leveraging its successful expansion playbook on the back of a profitable first year in Senegal. PEG Africa provides...

        7. WhatsApp bans users in groups with controversial names Some regular Whatsapp users have been banned from the private messaging platform for being a part of groups with suspicious or questionable names. WABetaInfo says that it has been “receiving a lot of reports from users that have been banned from...

        8. Telkom faces troubling times South African network provider, Telkom is facing several setbacks – including thousands of customers ditching the service provider every month, a poor reputation, increasing debt, and to top it all off, its share price has fallen by over 10%. Telkom...

        9. Twitter introduces new ‘Topics’ feature Twitter is officially introducing a new feature which allows users to follow topics in the same way that they follow individual accounts. The Verge reports that users will be able to keep up-to-date with more than 300 topics such as sports, entertainment and...

        10. ESET joins Google’s App Defense Alliance Global cybersecurity company, ESET announced on Thursday, 7 November 2019, that it has become a founding member of the App Defense Alliance to protect the Google Play Store. ESET h0pes to provide detection capabilities and improved security for the Android...

        11. Invest in people if you want to mitigate cyber attacks “South Africa is really starting to feel the heat from cyber-attacks from across the globe,” begins Tanja Kokot, director at BroadVision Technologies. “Any organisation that wants to be effective at preventing cyber-attacks needs to look at each and...

        12. Four dangers of unsecured biometric data Nowadays, Traditional passwords are a weak point as according to Kaspersky, data leaks happen quite often. More and more have companies decide to change their approach by adopting biometrics. However, no one is immune to identity theft and there already have...

        13. IBM designs world’s first financial services-ready public cloud This week, global tech company, IBM announced that it has designed the world’s first financial services-ready public cloud. The public cloud has been designed to help address the requirements of financial services institutions for regulatory compliance,...

        14. Zimbabwe gears up for eSIMs thanks to Workz & Econet On Wednesday, 6 November 2019, mobile and IoT solutions provider Workz Group and Econet Zimbabwe announced a deal that will see them offer Zimbabwean subscribers network connectivity via embedded SIM devices such as the iPhone XS/XR/11 and Microsoft Surface...

        15. Top 4 cyberthreats for 2020 revealed Global cloud-enabled next-generation cybersecurity company, Sophos launched its 2020 Threat Report providing insights into the rapidly evolving cyberthreat landscape. The report, produced by SophosLabs researchers, explores changes in the threat landscape...

        16. How tech trends are shaping the insurance industry With unprecedented technological advances and shifting customer and employee expectations, the South African insurance landscape is set to keep changing. Metropolitan’s Berniece Hieckmann, accountable for Metropolitan’s “Business of Tomorrow”...

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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)
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              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