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  1. .com | Father of midwife murdered by Boko Haram hails her humanitarian workRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News24

    ... Loksha, from the UN children's agency Unicef, during a Boko Haram attack on the remote town of Rann, in northeast Nigeria, on March 1. Hauwa Liman's father, Mohammed, told AFP that he was "deeply shocked" at his daughter's death, which came less ...

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  2. Zamfara students seek govt help over new tuition feesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The National Union of Zamfara State Students has appealed to the state government to help offset the news tuition fees charged students by Sokoto State University. The appeal was contained in a statement by the Acting President of the union, Comrade Muhammad Tambura, issued in Gusau on Wednesday.

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  3. No-work, no-pay principle to apply during strike - FECRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... Committee on Industrial Relations Matters in the Federal Public Service. Ngige said that the public service in Nigeria was bedevilled by problems and conflict areas; hence governments over time set up various committees and brought out circulars in ...

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  4. Senate confirms 7as CCB Chairman, board members, drops one from EdoRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... and competent to hold such high office as the Code of Conduct Bureau on behalf of government and the nation Nigeria". Senator Anyanwu then advised the Executive to appoint three other nominees for consideration as members of the board of Bureau to ...

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  5. 2019: CSOs caution security agents against partisanshipRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Vanguard

    A coalition of Civil Society Organisations , Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, on Wednesday called on security agencies not to truncate Nigeria's democracy with partisanship in 2019 elections. The Convener of the group, Mr Clement Nwankwo, made the call at "Situation Room Dialogue Session'' with the Independent National Electoral Commission in Abuja.

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  6. ADC moves to make Nyako BOT ChairmanRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The African Democratic Congress on Wednesday commenced moves to make the former Adamawa Governor, Murtala Nyako, its Chairman of Board of Trustees . The party leadership, led by the National Chairman, Chief Ralph Nwosu, visited Nyako at his Abuja residence to present the nomination letter to him.

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  7. Fayose still in our custody, says EFCCRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Former Governor of Ekiti state, Mr Ayodele Fayose, who on Tuesday reported at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Abuja in accordance with his promise is still being interrogated by the commission. Head, Media and Publicity of the EFCC, Mr Wilson Uwujaren disclosed this in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Wednesday.

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  8. Information Dissemination in Nigeria requires dynamic mechanism - Lai MohammedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said on Wednesday in London that information dissemination in a complex landscape like Nigeria required dynamic mechanism.

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  9. Banks around the world are cashing in on an untapped market -...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CFR.org

    Access to a bank account is transforming women's lives and boosting economies from Nigeria to Tanzania to Vietnam. Close to a billion women around the world can, if given the chance - and the financial services - contribute to their families' prosperity and their countries' growth.

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  10. Nigerian midwife killed by militants is mourned, Red Cross says it refused to pay ransomRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... was set up with a photo of Hauwa Mohammed Liman, a health worker abducted and murdered by her Islamist captors in Nigeria, along with a white orchid, burning candle and signing asking staff to leave condolence messages for her family, at the ...

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  11. Nigeria central bank, MTN getting closer to settlement -ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Reuters

    Nigeria's central bank and South African telecommunications firm MTN could soon strike a deal in their dispute over the repatriation of $8.1 billion, Nigeria's information minister said on Wednesday. The central bank says MTN transferred $8.1 billion of funds out of Nigeria in breach of foreign-exchange regulations.

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  12. NNPC Opens Up On Alleged $3.5 Billion Subsidy Fund In Its CustodyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... supplier of white products in the country. He noted ever since, the fund had been domiciled in the Central Bank of Nigeria, adding that at no time was it in the custody of the NNPC. Ughamadu said the fund, called the National Fuel Support Fund, had ...

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  13. Gov Wike Enmeshed In 'Certificate Forgery' ScandalRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Ahinike William-Wobodo Esq., a lawyer in Rivers State, has sued Governor of the state, Nyesom Wike, for allegedly forging his Age Certificate in documents he presented to the Independent National Electoral Commission . William Wobodo instituted the law suit against Wike and INEC at the Federal High Court , pursuant to Section 182 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 .

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  14. My Encounter With A Woman In Traffic Who Sent Millions To My Mum - Small Doctor Shares StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Popular Nigerian singer, Temitope Adekunle, widely known as Small Doctor, has taken to his Instagram page to share an emotional story as he counted his many blessings, while sending big appreciation to a Samaritan woman who touched his life at first meeting. Small Doctor said that it all happened when he embarked on a road trip from Ogun State back to Lagos in an attempt to catch up his next show.

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  15. Kotoko confirm their participation in four club tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    Kumasi Asante Kotoko has confirmed their participation in the upcoming invitational tournament to be organised by Ghana Cancer, at Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi, on Friday. Mr. Sarfo Duku, the Communication Director of the club said, they had received $10,000 as appearance fee and GHC15,000.00 as accommodation and transportation fee from the organisers of the tournament, so they were ready to participate in the four club competition.

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  16. Nigeria:Resolve Minimum Wage Issue Before Nov, Pengassan Tells Govt, OthersRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, yesterday, called on the federal and state governments, organized private sector and other stakeholders to immediately resolve the impasse in the ongoing negotiation for a new minimum wage in the country before political campaigns begin in November. Addressing newsmen on its planned 40th anniversary celebration to be held in Abuja, National President of PENGASSAN, Mr. Francis Olabode Johnson, described as ungodly the shenanigans displayed by some state governors when it came to payment of workers' salaries.

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  17. Nigeria:How A 'Magic' Ointment is Preventing Deaths in NewbornsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... gel which is being applied on the boy's unbiblical cord area. Gagi community on the outskirts of Sokoto in Northern Nigeria is a settlement where everyone knows each other. Modern and traditional style buildings sit side by side. People are gathered ...

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  18. Study of Nigerian breast cancer patients reveals prevalence of aggressive molecular featuresRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Medical News

    A study comparing DNA and RNA data from Nigerian breast cancer patients to patients in a United States database found that certain aggressive molecular features were far more prevalent in tumors from Nigerian women than in black or white American women. In the Oct. 16, 2018 issue of Nature Communications , the study's authors say those differences in multiple molecular features could in part explain disparities in breast cancer mortality for women from Nigeria, and perhaps other West African nations.

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  19. Boko Haram kills 2nd kidnapped aid worker in Nigeria: Red CrossRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Members of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) advocacy group take part in a protest in the Nigerian capital of Abuja, Oct. 16, 2018. (AFP/Mudashiru Atanda)

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  20. FoodCo opens new outlet in IbadanRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Vanguard

    FoodCo Nigeria Limited, a diversified consumer goods company with interests in retail, fast food and manufacturing, has opened its latest store in Akobo, Ibadan, Oyo State. This extends the brand's footprints as at retail supermarket chain in the capital, with a total of seven outlets across the city.

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