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123,945,463 200,962,417 62.1 % 391,296,754
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Rank Cities Population 1 Lagos 21,000,000 2 Kano 3,550,000 3 Ibadan 3,160,000 4 Abuja 3,000,000 5 Benin City 1,147,188 6 Ilorin 908,490 7 Jos 873,943 8 Kaduna 760,084 9 Enugu 722,664
10 Warri 557,398
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10 Rivers State University of Science and Technology - Port Harcourt
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Rising Food Costs Add to Misery of Nigeria's High Unemployment Bloomberg Ambiguous Reporting Emerges From the Nigeria-Cameroon Border Council on Foreign Relations The new 'jollof wars' and why Twitter chose Ghana over Nigeria for its first Africa base CNN Shoprite to Sell Nigerian Unit to Local Property Firm Persianas Bloomberg Media portrayal of Nigeria led Twitter to choose Ghana for Africa office -minister Nasdaq Schools under siege in northern Nigeria Yahoo News Nigeria: Hushpuppi, ‘419’ and the perceived glorification of fraud The Africa Report Roundup: Nigeria's economic hub starts construction of new light rail to improve connectivity Xinhua Nigeria: France looking for reset in relationship with Africa, says minister The Africa Report UCLA's Fowler Museum to reach out to Nigeria about returning its Benin bronzes Art Newspaper Pandemic underscores flaws in Nigeria's farming and food supply chains The Conversation Africa Nigeria joins Middle East's Digital Cooperation Organization at first meeting Capacity Media Nigeria: 10 dead after consuming 'substandard' juices Anadolu Agency Nigeria to lead African upstream oil and gas projects, GlobalData report finds Offshore Oil and Gas Magazine Nigeria to account for 23% of upcoming oil and gas projects in Africa by 2025, says GlobalData Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide WHO supports Government to monitor health inequities amidst COVID-19 response ReliefWeb WHO supports Nigeria to monitor health inequities Anadolu Agency Former NBA guard Ben Uzoh signs with BAL side Rivers Hoopers ESPN Islamists kill at least eight in Nigeria's Damasak, hundreds flee to Niger Reuters Nigeria kidnappings: 'I'm afraid to return to school' BBC News Nigeria's annual inflation hit more than 4-year high in March Reuters NIN-SIM card registration: Nigerians fit begin buy and activate sim card again after FG comot ban BBC News Thousands flee after Nigeria jihadist attack kills 8 people: UN Yahoo News Tascent gets device certification for biometric ID enrollment in Nigeria, unveils two new mobile SDKs Biometric Update Nigeria captain Ahmed Musa returns to Kano Pillars ESPN North-east Nigeria: Flash Update #2, Damasak Town, Mobbar LGA 14 April 2021 ReliefWeb Electricity tariff in Nigeria: See step by step guide to follow to resolve electricity overbilling problem BBC News Nigeria: Borno and Yobe States Market Monitoring Report, March 2021 ReliefWeb Students design system to create electricity in Nigeria The Daily Evergreen Nigerian Authorities Worry About Meeting Vaccination Targets Voice of America Changing The World From NZ To Nigeria | Scoop News Scoop.co.nz Hundreds fleeing jihadist attacks on Nigerian town FRANCE 24 Lambeth Palace to return Benin bronzes to Nigeria 16 Apr 2021 Church Times Oliver De Coque: Four tins you fit no know about di Nigerian Guitarist BBC News Nigeria: Federal Government Set To Spread Gas Distribution Channels Across Local Government Areas Africa Oil & Power 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 NCC issues NIN enrollment guideline for foreigners living in Nigeria Nairametrics New digital finance initiatives for Kenya and Nigeria Developing Telecoms Community engagement in Cross River State boosts acceptance of COVID-19 vaccine ReliefWeb UNHCR: Nigeria Fact Sheet, January ReliefWeb TechCabal Daily – In this corner – Nigerian Banks and Telcos go at it again TechCabal ISWAP Releases Video of Attack on Damasak, Nigeria International Christian Concern UPDATED: Buhari returns to Nigeria after London 'rest' Premium Times Nigerian Blockchain Educator Says Uncertain Regulations and Scams Slow Adoption of Cryptocurrencies – Interview Bitcoin News Bitcoin News Heavily pregnant Idrees wins taekwondo gold at Nigerian National Sports Festival Insidethegames.biz A New 18km Long Natural Gas Pipeline Completed In Nigeria Pipeline Technology Journal Moses Simon: Super Eagle is compelled to help his community in Nigeria again BBC News Cost of preparing jollof rice in Nigeria rises by 7.8% in Q1 2021 Nairametrics
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. 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. 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. 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. Country Suffers Massive Power Outage As Several Plants Break Down [Premium Times] Nine plants suffered a breakdown and others face gas shortages. Buhari Returns After London 'Rest' [Premium Times] Mr Buhari's handlers said he would return in the second week of April. 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. 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. 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. 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. Minister Blames Media for Twitter Snubbing Nigeria [Premium Times] Lai Mohammed says this is what you get when you de-market your country 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. '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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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 Obaseki Denounces Buhari Govt's 'Monetary Rascality' [Premium Times] The governor insists the government printed money to give to states. 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. 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. Naira Stable At Official, Parallel Markets [Premium Times] Naira closed at N410.50 at the trading session of the NAFEX window. 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. 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.
NATIONAL NEWS Stop playing the ostrich, Obaseki fires back at FG Gunmen kill three policemen at checkpoint in Ebonyi State Government okays issuance of new mobile lines with NIN IGP vows to restore public confidence in police Nigeria not dumping ground for COVID-19 vaccine says FG Navy takes delivery of new offshore survey vessel NULGE threatens strike over move to outlaw councils Financial autonomy for legislature, judiciary must be constitutional, say governors Minister regrets power outage, pledges action Guidelines on crypto assets remained suspended, says SEC Group seeks equitable COVID-19 vaccines distribution worldwide Cross River JONAPWD charges FG, states to implement national disability bill Benin court approves Talon's election victory Africa to see slowest regional growth in 2021: IMF Mali post-coup govt says elections set for February 2022 Africa CDC says cannot predict when second COVID-19 shots will arrive Fifteen sailors released after Gulf of Guinea kidnap Somali president signs law extending mandate for two years 20 children killed in Niger school fire Mali rebel leader turned peacebroker shot dead South Africa's Zuma told to suggest own sentence in contempt case William and Harry won't be shoulder-to-shoulder at Prince Philip funeral Google goes international with vaccine-finding feature Covid deaths among Europe's elderly hits all-time low: WHO North Koreans mark anniversary of founder's birth Drug-resistant malaria gaining foothold in Africa: study US J&J Covid vaccine pause continues after experts defer vote Twitter unveils algorithmic fairness initiative No uniforms for royals at Prince Philip's funeral: media Russia sentences Navalny ally over threat to alleged agent Lagos to experience 261-day rainfall, plans own weather stations Death toll on poisoned drink in Kano rise to 10 35 years after, Lagos relaunches metro line Security operatives foil jailbreak attempt in Edo Gunmen kill ex-LG director in Katsina Why killings, kidnapping persist in Oyo, by Adams Gunmen kill three, sack Taraba community Odinkalu, Oloja, Sani, Yusuf urge dialogue to end insecurity Nigeria not safe under Buhari, Ortom insists PSG wait for 'happier' Neymar to sign contract extension Arsenal's Aubameyang hospitalised with malaria UK PM denies helping Saudi crown prince over Newcastle bid Football concussion sub trials 'fall short' of protecting players - FIFPRO BUSINESS Bears regain dominance as index plunges by 0.17% Stakeholders bemoan security attacks, loopholes at airports Osinbajo seeks fair transition towards global net-zero emissions target PIB faces another hurdle as Senate recieves fresh petition Customs FOU intercepts N1.3 billion contrabands BUA presents medical items to healthcare centers Starsight presents sustainability award to Union Bank for reaching 100 sites NCC advises on national roaming service, NIN-SIM exercise Power ministry explains nationwide blackout Access Bank gets sustainability certification Geely Auto to invest $54 million in development of healthy cars Bears sustain dominance as prices of major stocks dip Recapitalisation, micro-insurance hold key to sector’s growth Price stability, domestic content czar reigns Reforming microfinance to alleviate poverty, foster national development NESG appoints new board directors GapX seeks to increase women recruitment in Africa Capitalisation plunges further by N58b as investors take profits NGX records first listing, admits BUA’s N115 b bond How to borrow cryptocurrency? V Bank upgrades app for efficiency, new offerings A'Ibom community tackles Mobil over 'paltry' development grant UNEP Report: Ogoni accuse Buhari of being slow on implementation EIA hopeful of oil demand growth as price hovers around $60 ‘Local content should drive linkages, look beyond economic rents’ Why new airlines adopt turbo prop over jet engines AIB boss rallies workers to dedication, professionalism FG launches initiative against rejection of Nigeria’s produce overseas IMF endorses digital money for cheaper remittance, cross-border payments LNG vessel averts pirates’ attack in Bonny Why Nigeria is missing out in $110b global bitumen market Government disburses N1.13bn to 11,636 artisans, employees under survival scheme Clearing agents flay customs over bottlenecks in cargo clearance SPORTS
NATIONAL Delta group writes Senate, picks holes in draft PIB From Paul Osuyi, Asaba A Delta State diaspora group, Isoko Association of North America (IANA), has faulted some sections of Buhari displeased over killing of soldiers in Benue –Magashi From Rose Ejembi, Makurdi President Muhammadu Buhari is displeased and saddened over the killing of 11 soldiers in Bonta Village IGP gives AIGs, CPs marching orders to end escalating crimes From Molly Kilete, Abuja The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, yesterday, charged top echelon of the Force NSCDC, soldiers, police foil jailbreak in Edo From Ighomuaye Lucky, Benin The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Edo Command, said it foiled a jailbreak attempt Windstorm kills 1, injures 3, destroys 35 houses, displaces 575 in Imo From Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri Tragedy has hit the Umuejem Community in Owerri West Local Government Area of Imo State, as Bandits operating in 24 states –Ortom From Fred Itua, Abuja Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, yesterday, revealed that bandits were operating in at least 24 Oru Nation condemns Imo attacks A socio-economic group, The Voice of Oru Nation, has condemned the recent attacks on federal facilities in Imo, saying they Insecurity can’t stop without state police, community policing, restructuring – Chekwas Okorie From David Onwuchekwa, Nnewi An Igbo statesman and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Chekwas Okorie, has Damasak not under terrorists control –Army From Molly Kilete, Abuja The Nigerian Army has debunked media reports that Damasak, a village in Mobbar Local Government Area …US, UK, EU condemn attacks From Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja The United States (US), the United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU), have condemned the Mass sack threatens Ekiti varsity accreditation exercise Unions issue 1 month to NCAA to implement CoS or face shutdown By Chinelo Obogo Unions in the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) have begun mobilising for Proper planning of cities could reduce social vices- POCACOV By Maduka Nweke A non governmental organisation, Police Campaign Against Cultism and Other Vices (POCACOV) has said that proper planning of cities ‘Development of Kosofe Model City to take Lagos economy to greater heights’ By Maduka Nweke The Kosofe Model City unveiled recently by the Lagos State government will help to propel the state’s Bethy’s Properties plan big for Lagos residents By Maduka Nweke Lagos-based Real Estate outfit, Bethy’s Properties and Investment Limited, has hinted of its desire to help Lagosians Emirates launches double tier miles offer for member By Chinelo Obogo Emirates Skywards, the loyalty programme of Emirates and Flydubai, has rolled out an exclusive Isimi Island resort berths in Lagos for leisure, fun seekers The CEO of LandWey, Mr. Olawale Ayilara, has said that his company has developed a resort centre capable of providing a place for leisure FG defaults in remittance of pension liabilities –PenCom From Joseph Inokotong, Abuja Retired Heads of Service and Permanent Secretaries in the employ of the Federal Government may not Lagos airports record 1million passenger- traffic in Q1 2021 Passenger traffic at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, MMA Lagos, in the first quarter of this years rose to over million Sterling Bank trains secondary school students on financial literacy In a bid to inculcate financial discipline, Sterling Bank Plc, Nigeria’s leading commercial bank, held a financial literacy training session CBN admits printing money for loan to states to pay salaries From Uche Usim (Awe, Nasarawa State), Tony Osauzo and Ighomuaye Lucky, Benin There seems to be no end in sight Xenophobic attacks: South Africa must compensate Nigerian victims, says NIDO Why PDP govs are desperate to join APC — Gov Yahaya Bello From Romanus Ugwu, Abuja The governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, has said that more governors on the platform of PDP South-West Congress: Faseyi commends reconciliation committee By Sunday Ani Ekiti North Senator Duro Faseyi has commended the National Reconciliation and Strategy Committee of the People’s Democratic 2023: Ayade’s defection dance From Judex Okoro, Calabar In the last one year, Cross River State chapter of PDP has been in the eye APC disowns circulating zoning list From Romanus Ugwu, Abuja All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee has disowned a circulating zoning list of national House caucus tasks South-West PDP on party unity From Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja The South-West People's Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the House of Representatives has urged members of APC loses former candidate, campaign coordinator, others to PDP in Delta From Paul Osuyi, Asaba The membership strength of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta State depleted on Wednesday when Reconciliation Committee Lauds PDP S’West Leaders Over Congress From Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan The National Reconciliation and Strategy Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commended the leadership PDP ready to retake South-West in 2023 – Okorie From Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan Leaders of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-West have demonstrated quality character and the PDP ready to retake S’West in 2023 – Okorie From Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan Leaders of the People Democratic Party (PDP) in the South West have demonstrated quality characters and APC disowns circulating zoning list From Romanus Ugwu, Abuja The All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee has disowned the circulating zoning list of You can’t crush Biafra, MASSOB replies Buhari Sunny Neji, Gangali, Ohio now on MCSN’s board Showbiz cum business personalities, Sunny Neji, Fapohunda Asha Gangali and Matthew Ohio have been appointed to the board of Musical Breaking: Veteran actor Chief Bruno Iwuoha is dead By Rita Okoye Nollywood mourns again as veteran Nollywood actor, Chief Bruno Iwuoha has been confirmed dead. Bruno died Famous Pastor, Ituah Ighodalo’s unusual 60th birthday Whenever a list of the most influential Nigerian preachers of the last two decades is to be drawn, the name Ibogun monarch, Oba Faluade’s exciting royal gestures As part of the corporate social responsibility (CSR) of his palace to ensure his people live comfortably without undue stress When high society gathered for late billionaire, Ibrahim Inaolaji A life that touches others goes on forever. This saying best describes the mood at the Ikire, Osun State home The Boardroom boss, Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue unveils ‘The Power Five’ The Boardroom Boss, Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue, is taking leadership coaching by storm with the release of her power package for business I love money more than sex –Peju Johnson Nollywood actress, Peju Johnson is never afraid of showing off her cleavages on social media. Now, she is opening up Dublin-based Uche storms Lagos for Mago Mago Gabriel Akujobi, leader of Dublin-based Afrobeat band, Yankari, is currently in Nigeria to promote his latest single, Mago Mago. Fondly What I want in a man –Elohsound For UK-based Nigerian singer, Thowhora Eloghene Olawunmi aka Bornleader Elohsound, her turn off is lying, violent men. Though, single and Rapper, DMX dies at 50 By Rita Okoye Popular American Rapper, Earl Simmons better known as DMX has died in hospital, his family confirmed, days
April 16, SEC Boss Accuses Operators of Frustrating e-Dividend Mandate Process April 16, Standard Bank Appoints Sanni Chief Executive for Africa April 16, VFD Group Gets SEC Approval for Proposed N4.13bn Rights Issue April 16, FAO, AU Launch Initiative to Boost Intra-African Trade April 16, GapX Seeks to Empower African Women April 16, Standard Bank Appoints Sanni Chief Executive for Africa April 16, VFD Group Gets SEC Approval for Proposed N4.13bn Rights Issue April 16, FAO, AU Launch Initiative to Boost Intra-African Trade April 16, GapX Seeks to Empower African Women April 16, Kwara, Navy Sign New MoU April 16, How PIND is Addressing Conflict in Niger Delta April 16, Okejimi: Nigeria’s Remittance Business Undergoing Transformation April 16, Arik Supports Orphanage Homes, Others April 16, United Nigeria to Build MRO in Enugu April 16, Protecting Airports against Terrorists’ Attack April 16, MOWCA: Gambia, Ghana, Others Pledge Support for Nigeria’s Candidate April 16, NSML to Establish Multi-million Dollar Dry-docking Facility April 16, Airfares Rise on High Cost of Aviation Fuel April 16, SkyCargo Delivers 50m Doses of COVID-19 Vaccines April 16, HMPSN, NIMR Partner on Underwater Divers’ Safety April 16, Call for AMCON’s Accountability on Arik Air April 16, Derision of Tariff Reduction April 16, Ethiopian to Resume Enugu, Kano Flights April 16, AIB-N Promises to Lift Agency April 16, EU Donates 1, 300 Baking, Tailoring, Others to Borno Residents April 16, NAPTIP Rescues Trafficked Children April 16, United Airlines Promotes Sustainability
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