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    . Nigerian Statistics Monitor Index
    2000 2019 Change 2050
    123,945,463 200,962,417 62.1 % 391,296,754

    Population by state
    RankCitiesPopulation
    1Lagos21,000,000
    2Kano3,550,000
    3Ibadan3,160,000
    4Abuja 3,000,000
    5Benin City
    1,147,188
    6Ilorin
    908,490
    7Jos873,943
    8Kaduna760,084
    9Enugu722,664
    10Warri557,398
    Top Nigerian Universities
    RankUniversity
    1University of Lagos - Lagos
    2University of Ilorin - Ilorin
    3Ahmadu Bello University - Zaria
    4Obafemia Awolowo University - Ile Ife
    5University of Nigeria - Nsukka
    6University of Ibadan - Ibadan
    7Covenant University - Ota
    8Federal University of Technology, Minna - Minna
    9Landmark University – Omu - Aran
    10Rivers State University of Science and Technology - Port Harcourt
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    Country - infections (deaths) (recovered)
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    . Nigerian News Index

      1. Yobe Governor, Buni Weds Abacha's Daughter - Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni has reportedly married Gumsu Abacha daughter of the late military dictator Sani Abacha in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The marriage...

      2. IGP Disbands Police Monitoring Units In Lagos, Port Harcourt - The acting Inspector-General of Police Alkali Baba has ordered the immediate disbandment of the IGP monitoring satellite offices in Lagos and Port Harcourt. ...

      3. Ali Baba, Wife Celebrate 15th Wedding Anniversary - Veteran stand-up comedian, master of ceremonies and actor Atunyota Alleluya Akpobome, popularly known as Ali Baba, has taken to social media to celebrate his marriage an...

      4. JUST IN!!! EFCC Releases Ex-Imo Governor, Okorocha - The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released the former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha after he spent two nights in detention. IG...

      5. Unknown Gunmen Storm Anambra Community, Destroy Vehicles (Photos) - Despite Ebubeagu Security Network launched by South East Governors, unknown gunmen on Thursday, stormed Abagana in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anamb...

      6. Enugu Govt. Recruiting 104 New Hands To Tackle Water Scarcity In Enugu State (Photos) - The Enugu State Water Corporation said that it commenced recruitment of 104 staff of the Corporation, in furtherance of the sheer det...

      7. Abia Speaker, Rt. Hon. Orji Rejoices with Chief Charles Ogbonna on Birthday - Abia Speaker, Rt. Hon. Orji Rejoices with Chief Charles Ogbonna on Birthday | #IgbereTV Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Chin...

      8. School Feeding Program: Hon. Benjamin Kalu Calls For Nutrient Quality Check - A Member representing Bende Federal Constituency and Spokesperson of the House of Representatives, Rep. Benjamin Kalu has emphasised on the nee...

      9. European Singer, Savvy Releases Solidarity Song For Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu -   An European Lady Identified as Ms Savyy has released a wonderful song for Biafra and Nnamdi Kanu. The song which she Titled, “Mazi N...

      10. PHOTONEWS!! FG Set to Flag off Freight Services on Warri to Itakpe Rail line - PHOTONEWS!! FG Set to Flag off Freight Services on Warri to Itakpe Rail line | #IgbereTV Federal Ministry of Transportation, Cordially inv...

      11. Delta State Contingent Wins 20th National Sports Festival, Sets To Host The 21st Edition. - Delta State contingent at the just concluded National Sports Festival in Edo State have emerged the 2021 winners and have also wo...

      12. Zuma Defies South Africa's Court Yet Again - South Africa's ex President, Jacob Zuma, on Wednesday declined a Court directive to suggest how he should be punished if found guilty of defying an order to testify in a corrup...

      13. Presidency Mum Over Buhari's Return Date - There is somewhat disquiet in the Presidency over the date the president is expected back from the United Kingdom. President Buhari, who left Abuja on Tuesday, 30 March, 2021,...

      14. Unknown Gunmen Attack Enugu Community - The dreaded Unknown Gunmen, Tuesday, invaded the sleepy village of Ogboro-Eke-Abugu in Ibagwa-Ani community of Nsukka local government area of Enugu State, killing one and injuring ...

      15. Uwazurike Is A Lunatic -Mazi Nnamdi Kanu - Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has described the founder of the Movement for the Actualization Of the Sovereign State of Biafra (M...

      16. Controversial Nude Actress Convicted And Remanded In Prison - A Ghanaian actress by name Rosemond Brown a.k.a. Akuapem Poloo, has been convicted by an Accra Circuit Court over naked pictures with her son. The conviction f...

      17. Unknown Gunmen Ambush, Kill 3 Policemen in Ebonyi, Cart Away Arms -   Unknown Gunmen have attacked and killed three policemen in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi state capital, IgbereTV has learned. According to SaharaRep...

      18. Gov. Umahi Congratulates New Vice-Chancellor Of FUTO - The Governor of Ebonyi State and Chairman South East Governors'Forum, Engineer David Nweze Umahi has congratulated Professor Nnenna Oti on her emergence as the 8th su...

      19. JUST IN!!! Why I Have No Problem With EFCC Arresting Me - Sen. Okorocha - Former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, has said that there is nothing wrong for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)...

      20. Gov Ugwuanyi’s Wife Campaigns Against Gender-based Violence in Enugu (Photos) -   …scales up awareness on yellow fever, COVID-19 vaccination The wife of the Enugu State Governor, Mrs. Monica Ugochi Ugwuanyi...


      1. Rising Food Costs Add to Misery of Nigeria's High Unemployment   Bloomberg
         
      2. Ambiguous Reporting Emerges From the Nigeria-Cameroon Border   Council on Foreign Relations
         
      3. The new 'jollof wars' and why Twitter chose Ghana over Nigeria for its first Africa base   CNN
         
      4. Shoprite to Sell Nigerian Unit to Local Property Firm Persianas   Bloomberg
         
      5. Media portrayal of Nigeria led Twitter to choose Ghana for Africa office -minister   Nasdaq
         
      6. Schools under siege in northern Nigeria   Yahoo News
         
      7. Nigeria: Hushpuppi, ‘419’ and the perceived glorification of fraud   The Africa Report
         
      8. Roundup: Nigeria's economic hub starts construction of new light rail to improve connectivity   Xinhua
         
      9. Nigeria: France looking for reset in relationship with Africa, says minister   The Africa Report
         
      10. UCLA's Fowler Museum to reach out to Nigeria about returning its Benin bronzes   Art Newspaper
         
      11. Pandemic underscores flaws in Nigeria's farming and food supply chains   The Conversation Africa
         
      12. Nigeria joins Middle East's Digital Cooperation Organization at first meeting   Capacity Media
         
      13. Nigeria: 10 dead after consuming 'substandard' juices   Anadolu Agency
         
      14. Nigeria to lead African upstream oil and gas projects, GlobalData report finds   Offshore Oil and Gas Magazine
         
      15. Nigeria to account for 23% of upcoming oil and gas projects in Africa by 2025, says GlobalData   Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
         
      16. WHO supports Government to monitor health inequities amidst COVID-19 response   ReliefWeb
         
      17. WHO supports Nigeria to monitor health inequities   Anadolu Agency
         
      18. Former NBA guard Ben Uzoh signs with BAL side Rivers Hoopers   ESPN
         
      19. Islamists kill at least eight in Nigeria's Damasak, hundreds flee to Niger   Reuters
         
      20. Nigeria kidnappings: 'I'm afraid to return to school'   BBC News
         
      21. Nigeria's annual inflation hit more than 4-year high in March   Reuters
         
      22. NIN-SIM card registration: Nigerians fit begin buy and activate sim card again after FG comot ban   BBC News
         
      23. Thousands flee after Nigeria jihadist attack kills 8 people: UN   Yahoo News
         
      24. Tascent gets device certification for biometric ID enrollment in Nigeria, unveils two new mobile SDKs   Biometric Update
         
      25. Nigeria captain Ahmed Musa returns to Kano Pillars   ESPN
         
      26. North-east Nigeria: Flash Update #2, Damasak Town, Mobbar LGA 14 April 2021   ReliefWeb
         
      27. Electricity tariff in Nigeria: See step by step guide to follow to resolve electricity overbilling problem   BBC News
         
      28. Nigeria: Borno and Yobe States Market Monitoring Report, March 2021   ReliefWeb
         
      29. Students design system to create electricity in Nigeria   The Daily Evergreen
         
      30. Nigerian Authorities Worry About Meeting Vaccination Targets   Voice of America
         
      31. Changing The World From NZ To Nigeria | Scoop News   Scoop.co.nz
         
      32. Hundreds fleeing jihadist attacks on Nigerian town   FRANCE 24
         
      33. Lambeth Palace to return Benin bronzes to Nigeria 16 Apr 2021   Church Times
         
      34. Oliver De Coque: Four tins you fit no know about di Nigerian Guitarist   BBC News
         
      35. Nigeria: Federal Government Set To Spread Gas Distribution Channels Across Local Government Areas   Africa Oil & Power
         
      36. Bloomfield High School Senior David Odekunle, Who Grew Up In Nigeria, Receives Acceptance Letters From 7 Ivy Leagues Schools: ‘It’s Like A Once-In-A-Lifetime Feeling’   CBS New York
         
      37. NCC issues NIN enrollment guideline for foreigners living in Nigeria   Nairametrics
         
      38. New digital finance initiatives for Kenya and Nigeria   Developing Telecoms
         
      39. Community engagement in Cross River State boosts acceptance of COVID-19 vaccine   ReliefWeb
         
      40. UNHCR: Nigeria Fact Sheet, January   ReliefWeb
         
      41. TechCabal Daily – In this corner – Nigerian Banks and Telcos go at it again   TechCabal
         
      42. ISWAP Releases Video of Attack on Damasak, Nigeria   International Christian Concern
         
      43. UPDATED: Buhari returns to Nigeria after London 'rest'   Premium Times
         
      44. Nigerian Blockchain Educator Says Uncertain Regulations and Scams Slow Adoption of Cryptocurrencies – Interview Bitcoin News   Bitcoin News
         
      45. Heavily pregnant Idrees wins taekwondo gold at Nigerian National Sports Festival   Insidethegames.biz
         
      46. A New 18km Long Natural Gas Pipeline Completed In Nigeria   Pipeline Technology Journal
         
      47. Moses Simon: Super Eagle is compelled to help his community in Nigeria again   BBC News
         
      48. Cost of preparing jollof rice in Nigeria rises by 7.8% in Q1 2021   Nairametrics
         

          1. YouTube Closes TB Joshua's Channel, Facebook Acts Too [Premium Times] In response to our enquiries about TB Joshua's controversial exorcisms, YouTube terminated his channel.
             
          2. Pandemic Underscores Flaws in Country's Farming and Food Supply Chains [The Conversation Africa] During the lockdown in Lagos, Nigeria, I joined a humanitarian team to distribute food to poor people in the urban slums. The project was launched because food was not available and accessible to millions of people in Africa's most populous city.
             
          3. Central Bank Moves to Place Sugar, Wheat On Forex Restriction List [Leadership] Abuja -- Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Godwin Emefiele has said the bank will soon commence the restriction of forex allocation for importation of sugar and wheat into the country.
             
          4. Govt Lifts Ban On Activation of New SIM Cards, Revises Policy [This Day] The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Thursday, approved the activation of new Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards.
             
          5. Country Suffers Massive Power Outage As Several Plants Break Down [Premium Times] Nine plants suffered a breakdown and others face gas shortages.
             
          6. Buhari Returns After London 'Rest' [Premium Times] Mr Buhari's handlers said he would return in the second week of April.
             
          7. Nigeria Inflation Hits 18.17% Amid High Food Prices [Premium Times] Food inflation also increased from 21.79 percent in February to 22.95 in March.
             
          8. Delta State Wins National Sports Festival, to Host Next Edition [This Day] Delta State emerged double winners at the Edo 2020 National Sports Festival last night, winning the games with 158 gold, 116 silver and 110 bronze medals. The Big Heart state was also handed the flag as the next host of the NSF in 2022.
             
          9. Ethiopian Airlines to Resume Enugu, Kano Flights [This Day] The management of Ethiopian Airlines has assured passengers in the north and southern part of Nigeria that it would return to Enugu and Kano Airports once the new terminals are officially declared open for operations, just as the airline marks 75 years of operation.
             
          10. Transport Ministry Blocks Rail Ticketing Details Amid Questions Over Returns [Premium Times] The N900 million paid by the concessionaire raised concerns as the line is estimated to generate as much as N15 billion in a decade.
             
          11. Minister Blames Media for Twitter Snubbing Nigeria [Premium Times] Lai Mohammed says this is what you get when you de-market your country
             
          12. Okonjo-Iweala Rallies Global Action for Increased Access to Vaccines [This Day] Abuja -- The Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has recommended actions for countries and drug makers to increase production of COVID-19 vaccines and share them more widely and fairly.
             
          13. '10,000 Boys and Girls Still Held By Boko Haram' [Vanguard] Markudi -- Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State Thursday disclosed that over 10,000 Nigerian boys and girls are still being held by Boko Haram and indoctrinated with militant fundamentalism.
             
          14. Fight Against Drug Trafficking Will Block Insurgency Funding - Govt [Leadership] Abuja -- The federal government has said that successful fight against drug trafficking will help to deny or reduce funding for insurgency, saying it was common knowledge that drug money is being used to finance insurgency and terrorism.
             
          15. Kidnap Victims Need Aid Beyond Rescue, Experts Say [VOA] In Nigeria's restive northern region, kidnappings have become all too common, with schoolchildren among the primary targets.
             
          16. Govt Targets 100 Million Jobs Through Gas Expansion Project [This Day] The federal government has explained that its National Gas Expansion Programme (NGEP) was envisioned to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty.
             
          17. Death Toll From Kano 'Killer Drinks' Rises to 10 [This Day] Kano -- At least 10 persons have lost their lives while 50 others were undergoing kidney-related treatments after consumption of suspected killer drinks in Kano.
             
          18. Govt to Shame, Publish Names of Defaulting Contractors [This Day] Abuja -- The federal government yesterday said it was planning to shame and publish the names of contractors who won contracts but failed to execute the projects across the country.
             
          19. Governors, Speakers, Buhari's Chief of Staff Meet Over Judiciary Workers' Strike [Premium Times] The governors appealed to the striking judiciary workers to call off their strike which has crippled court activities nationwide since April 6.
             
          20. Strike Continues As Govt, Governors Postpone Meeting With Judiciary Workers [Premium Times] The government representatives postponed the meeting indefinitely without giving the striking workers any reason or a new date.
             
          21. Govt, IOM, Sign MOU On Reintegrating Migrant Women, Children [Premium Times] The agreement would also focus on interventions around gender-based violence, child rights as well as violence against persons.
             
          22. Anambra - APC Fixes N22.5 Million for Nomination Forms [Premium Times] The ruling APC also fixed June 26 for the conduct of Anambra governorship election primary.
             
          23. APC Announces Date for Anambra Governorship Primary [Premium Times] The APC says its female and physically challenged aspirants will pay 50 per cent of prescribed fees.
             
          24. Buhari's Empty Rhetoric, Security of People and Human Rights [Premium Times] Mr. Buhari needs to end slogans, empty rhetoric, and wake up to his responsibility
             
          25. Obaseki Denounces Buhari Govt's 'Monetary Rascality' [Premium Times] The governor insists the government printed money to give to states.
             
          26. Rail Line - Lagos Begins Compensation of 263 Affected Persons [Premium Times] Those compensated at the event include the Ikeja Club with the sum of N78,659,000 and Blessing Okhawere (tenant) with the sum of N140,000.
             
          27. IGP Alkali Orders Immediate Reform of Police Monitoring Unit [Premium Times] Mr Alkali, who was appointed acting IGP on April 6, unveiled a new policing vision on Thursday.
             
          28. Naira Stable At Official, Parallel Markets [Premium Times] Naira closed at N410.50 at the trading session of the NAFEX window.
             
          29. Police Not Solely Responsible for Congestions in Prison - Spokesperson [Premium Times] The police say cases of 'two fighting' will be charged to court unless the complainant and the offender decide to settle amicably.
             
          30. Buhari Speaks On Acting IGP's Appointment, Service Chiefs [Premium Times] Mr Buhari was away in London when Usman Alkali was announced as the acting IGP.
             
          1. VP Osinbajo commends Ogun governor on digital economy
             
          2. EFCC hands over recovered N67.5 million to victim in Enugu
             
          3. Governor Wike: Nobody can undermine Rivers in quest for Nigeria’s presidency
             
          4. Governor Bello: Many PDP governors will join APC soon
             
          5. CBN governor: It’s inappropriate to give colouration to currency printing
             
          6. EU allows Lesotho’s MG Health to export cannabis flower for medicinal use
             
          7. Aviation experts urge Nigerian government to beef up security at airports
             
          8. Minister apologises for nationwide power outage
             
          9. Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez call off engagement
             
          10. Safin De Coque: I’m glad people still celebrate my father
             
          11. Toyin Abraham: None of us is really perfect
             
          12. Nollywood actress accuses awards organisers of sidelining her
             
          13. Manchester United presented with chance to sign Fiorentina star
             
          14. Arsenal skipper hospitalised with malaria
             
          15. Ini-Abasi Umotong nominated for FA Women’s Championship Player of the Month award
             
          16. Former FIFA supremo vows not to appeal ban
             
          17. VP Osinbajo: Internet access, broadband connectivity compulsory for growth
             
          18. TB Joshua’s Emmanuel TV channel suspended on YouTube
             
          19. US institutes new Russia sanctions in response to SolarWinds hack
             
          20. Google Earth’s historical 3D time lapses show the ravages of climate change
             
          21. Pastor Adefarasin, if Nigeria is a scam; then we’re all scammers
             
          22. ECOWAS should halt genocidal attacks on unarmed protesters in Benin Republic
             
          23. APC’s litmus tests
             
          24. Zulumnomics, civil service and Nigeria’s economic revival
             
          25. Why Pombe Magufuli can never grow on Nigerian soil
             
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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