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  1. Nigeria: ASUU Asks Members to Boycott UnilorinRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | AllAfrica.com

    The Academic Staff Union of Universities has directed its members nationwide to boycott all academic and allied activities at the University of Ilorin. ASUU wielded the big stick following what it called 'University of Ilorin administration's persistent acts of arbitrariness and persecution of loyal members, asserting that the University of Ilorin academic staff would also not be allowed to carry out any academic activity on any public universities in Nigeria.

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  2. Nigeria: Malabu Oil - Eni Leadership Faces Allegations in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... directors at Eni, Luigi Zingales , who resigned in 2015, and Karina Litvack, reportedly extracted information from Nigeria to use as leverage against Descalzi. Unnamed Nigerians reportedly sent emails to both Zingales and Litvack who in turn passed ...

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  3. NMA debunks purported sack of striking doctorsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... within the law to ensure that justice is done and that the Residency Training Programme, all doctors practicing in Nigeria and the welfare of all healthcare workers are treated with the utmost seriousness they deserve." The doctors, who regretted ...

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  4. Nigerian leader extends greetings to China on Spring FestivalRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    File photo shows Nigerian students preparing to perform at a gala at the Confucius Institute in University of Lagos, Nigeria. has extended his "warmest greetings" to China, the Chinese community in Nigeria and the world over on the annual Spring Festival or Chinese lunar new year.

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  5. Nigeria: Banks to Restore ATMs in Borno Military BarracksRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Five commercial banks have agreed to restore Automated Teller Machines in all the military barracks in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, in order to enable troops easy access to cash and prevent needless fiction between soldiers and civilians. This was disclosed yesterday by the United Bank of Africa , strategic business group head , North , Salihu Ngulde to journalists in Maiduguri while on a courtesy call on the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.

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  6. .com | Nigeria arrests 65 at pro-Trump rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | News24

    Police in Nigeria on Sunday said they had arrested 65 people at a demonstration of support for US President Donald Trump organised by pro-independence activists in the country's south. The rally, which took place on Friday in the southern oil hub of Port Harcourt, was organised to coincide with the billionaire businessman's inauguration as the 45th US president.

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  7. PDP to Amaechi, Peterside: Use your offices to attract devt to RiversRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... "However, under Mr. Amaechi, the quantum leap in the modernisation of the railway transportation system in Nigeria is unprecedented and its benefits to all Nigerians including Rivers people will be monumental. The jobs the Trans Niger Delta Railway ...

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  8. S'East Senators, IPOB, MASSOB, others condemn killing of agitators in P-HarcourtRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... reprehensible and questioned what the Senators called an emerging pattern in the containment of peaceful assembly in Nigeria. Abaribe, who noted that the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended provides for the freedom of ...

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  9. How states spent N37.367bn on pensions of 47 ex-govs, deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... every four years, two drivers, free medical for the former governors/ deputies and their immediate families in Nigeria or abroad. Senator Abba Ibrahim who served three different times as governor of the state is the only one enjoying the entitlement ...

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  10. Why SMEs are not attracted to list on the Nigerian Stock ExchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... NSE is as a result of the stringent listing conditions and unfavourable business climate. The business climate in Nigeria is very tough coupled with regulatory challenges on wrong policies of government. NSE needs to introduce fragmentation of ...

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  11. What to look out for in investing, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... steep this year with the potential for a positive year close if the improvement in oil price reflects positively on Nigeria's fiscal and currency crisis." The analysts expect market performance in 2017 to be dictated by conditions in the economic ...

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  12. Nigeria: Govt Releases N375 Million to Feed 700,000 Pupils in 5 StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The Federal Government said it had so far released over N375 million toward the implementation of its school feeding programme in five states, this year. Mr Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Vice-President, made this known in a statement on Sunday in Abuja.

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  13. Nigeria: Jonathan's Cousin Set to Resume Construction of N6.4 Billion Abuja RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... act to wit: money laundering of the sum of $40million transferred to the domiciliary account of One Plus Holdings Nigeria Limited with Zenith Bank, Account No. 5070365750 from the account of ONSA with the Central Bank of Nigeria upon a mandate Ref. ...

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  14. Nigeria: Buhari's Critic Suffering From 'Pathological Cynicism' - PresidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The presidency, in a statement by Garba Shehu, said Mr. Mohammed may be suffering from 'pathological cynicism' andshould be ignored by Nigerians. The Presidency will like to break with tradition by reacting to the latest attack on President Muhammadu Buhari's integrity in an interview by a former House of Representatives member from Kano State, Junaidu Mohammed.

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  15. Nigeria: Presidency Explains Current Status of Social Investment ProgrammesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    As the Buhari administration proceeds with the implementation of its Social Investment Programmes, the Federal Government has now released over N375 million this year to feed almost 700,000 primary school pupils in 5 states, while virtually all states of the federation, except two, are now being processed for the payment of N30,000 monthly stipends to 200,000 graduates, the N-Power beneficiaries. Giving a media update in Abuja on Sunday, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, Office of the Vice President, Laolu Akande, said the Muhammadu Buhari Social Investment Programmes, SIP, are proceeding at different stages of implementation.

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  16. Nigeria: Fidelity Bank CEO Receives 8 Awards Won By Bank's 'Tough Job' CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... Interactive, who led the creative effort and worked with us throughout the rebranding process," he said. Produced in Nigeria, the campaign's multi-dimensional application has been trending on the social media and other platforms. The 'Tough Job' ...

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  17. Nigeria: Fans Enjoy Return of Premier League Football to OgunRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The promotion of Remo Stars Football Club from the Nigeria National League, NNL to the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL, has positively rubbed off on the followership of the round leather game in Ogun State. Happy with the return of Premier League football to the Gateway Sate, football enthusiasts in their numbers now storm the stadium to watch matches of the newly-promoted Remo Stars Football Club.

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  18. UPDATE 1-Spanish banks up provisions as mortgage floor hit tops 3 bln eurosRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | Reuters

    ... central bank, amid a deep economic contraction, runaway inflation and Soviet-style product shortages. MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Lying in a bed in the surgical ward of a hospital in northeast Nigeria, his torso barely visible ...

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  19. Osinbajo's visit to Warri: INYC flays GbagiRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Vanguard

    APEX Itsekiri youth body, Itsekiri National Youth Council, INYC, has flayed Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi, saying the statement credited to the one-time Minister of State for Education, on the visit of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to the Olu of Warri, Ogiame Ikenwoli, was "typical of a man driven by ethnic bigotry against Itsekiri and a clear example of crass ignorance on the state of Nigeria's economy." Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo ; Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa and His Majesty Ogiame Ikenwoli the Olu of Warri, during the Vice President one day working visit to Delta State.

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  20. Global Natural disasters cost insurers N16tr in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... Agency (MEMA) Muhammad Sani-Sidi said at a multi-stakeholders workshop last week in Abuja that it was important for Nigeria to kick start its disaster risk financing, insurance policy and strategy for weather phenomenon such as drought and flood. ...

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