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  1. Contrasting ERHC EnergyRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Daily Political

    ... Chad; the Joint Development Zone between the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe; the Federal Republic of Nigeria; and the economic zone of Sao Tome. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in Houston, Texas. Natural Gas Services ...

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  2. Nigeria: Why We Cannot Place NSDP Cadets On board Nigerian Vessels - NIMASARead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, is not going to place graduate cadets of the National Seafarers Development Programme, NSDP, on ships in the Cabotage area. Bashir Jamoh, the Executive Director at NIMASA, who disclosed this said this is because only cadets trained onboard ocean going vessels are recognised globally.

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  3. Nigeria: GDPR - How the Law Could Affect Nigerian CompaniesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation was enforced as the strictest and most encompassing data protection law ever to be passed. Its scope reaches far beyond the borders of the EU, in so far as it applies to all organisations and all websites globally, that process data of EU citizens.

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  4. Nigeria: FBN Launches Chat Banking to Ease TransactionsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    First Bank of Nigeria has launched its Chat Banking on WhatsApp to harness optimal digital banking offerings that enhances ease of banking and convenience for its customers. Managing Director/CEO, First Bank of Nigeria Limited & Subsidiaries, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, affirmed the bank's commitment to utilise evolving technology in delivering easy banking services and products Speaking during the launch in Lagos, Adeduntan said the FirstMobile app, Firstonline, FirstMonie and USSD banking are some of the channels in place to achieve the digital feat with the FirstBank Chat Banking on WhatsApp as latest addition.

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  5. Nigeria: Illegal Miners Take Over As Nigeria Ignores Solid Minerals SectorRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    With artisanal mining in Nigeria, especially solid minerals mining, rising to about 80 per cent, the Nigerian economy is said to be losing huge fortunes to the neglect of the sector by relevant authorities for decades. Major stakeholders in the sector like the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative and the Global Rights and Miners Association of Nigeria.

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  6. Nigeria: MTN - Again, Court Adjourns Hearing On Alleged Illegal RepatriationRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    A federal court in Lagos on Wednesday adjourned the case between the Central Bank of Nigeria and South African telecoms firm, MTN Group, following advanced discussion by both parties to settle out of court. Reuters reports on Wednesday that the hearing over the $8.1 billion dispute between both parties was adjourned until January 22, 2019.

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  7. Nigeria: Experts Sue for Full Implementation of Trade Facilitation AgreementRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    To spur favorable competitiveness in international trade, experts in the logistics supply chain have stressed the need for Nigeria to implement the provisions of the Trade Facilitation Agreement when it comes into force. They argued that since Nigeria has ratified the TFA, the new regime would attract more investors and boost economic activities in the country, if properly implemented.

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  8. Nigeria: 'We'll Disgrace Governors Owing Salaries At Airports'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The Nigeria Labour Congress is to liaise with the International Trade Union Congress to place names of governors in the states where workers are being owed salaries and pensions for several months on a "watch list". NLC President Ayuba Wabba disclosed this while addressing the Nigeria Union of Pensioners at its 17th anniversary yesterday in Abuja.

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  9. Nigeria: End Impunity For Killings of ShiaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Humans Rights Watch

    Nigerian authorities have failed to ensure justice for the killings of hundreds of members of the Shia Islamic Movement of Nigeria since 2015, Human Rights Watch said today in releasing a video of security forces' violent crackdowns against members of the IMN. On December 12, 2015, the Nigeria army used disproportionate force against the group's street procession in Zaria, Kaduna State in northwest Nigeria to clear a route for the army chief's convoy.

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  10. .com | Top Africa stories: Zim political impasse, images of naked couple in EgyptRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | News24

    ... tomb on the outskirts of Cairo at night with an unidentified woman who is later seen taking off her top. Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari and a number of opposition leaders on Tuesday signed a deal for peaceful elections but the main challenger ...

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  11. 4 confirmed dead in Nigeria Lassa fever outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Trend

    Four people have been confirmed dead following a recent outbreak of Lassa fever in a northeastern state of Nigeria, a health official confirmed, Trend reports citing Xinhua. At least 53 suspected cases of the hemorrhagic fever were recorded during the outbreak in the state of Gombe since last month, Nuhu Bille, acting state epidemiologist, told reporters.

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  12. Lagos not in bondage, Yayi tells AgbajeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... id freedom under successive progressive administra-tions has ensured that Lagos State is second to no other state in Nigeria.

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  13. What last Ofala means to Igbo people, as Anambra community traditional ruler performs last OfalaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Vanguard

    In Igbo land, last or final ofa-la festival is the elaborate ceremony used to bid farewell to an Igwe, or Eze to acknowledge that he had taken the necessary and inevitable journey into eternity to be with his ancestors and Chukwu Okike Abiama. *2nd from right, Igwe Mac Anthony Okonkwo of Alor community, last child of the late Igwe Peter Ezenwa of Oba, and former Chairman of Idemili South Local Government Area, Prince Henry Ezenwa and others at the arena of the last Ofala of Igwe Ezenwa It is also believed that Igwes or Ezes do not die when they are no more, but have travelled or embarked on a journey to the next world to go and be with the ancestors to look after and fight for and protect their subjects.

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  14. Trustfund Pensions RSA holders hit 700,000Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Vanguard

    ... ago, Trustfund Pensions Limited has creditably advanced into one of the topmost Pensions Funds Administrators in Nigeria. From managing funds of N42 billion in 2006, to managing funds in excess of half a trillion naira as at today. Our shareholders' ...

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  15. Edo Agric Fair: Obaseki urges intensive extension service to expose farmers to new technologiesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has made a case for intensive extension service that will link farmers to new technologies and research information, adding that the country's agricultural sector has continued to suffer due to poor farming practices. Obaseki made the submission while declaring open the maiden edition of the Edo Food and Agric Fair, holding at Imaguero College, in Benin City.

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  16. GOtv Boxing Night 17 Sign Of Boxing Revival In Nigeria - WABU PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Vanguard

    President of the West African Boxing Union Remi Aboderin, has described the forthcoming World Boxing Federation Intercontinental super featherweight title bout, billed for GOtv Boxing Night 17 in Lagos, as a big indication of the revival of Nigerian boxing. The bout, one of the eight scheduled for the event holding at the Tafawa Balewa Square, will see Nigeria's Seun "The Machine" Wahab take on Tanzania's Issa "Peche Boy" Nampepeche.

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  17. Be tech-savvy, photo journalists urgedRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Media practitioners in the country, especially photo journalists, have been advised to embrace technology and be digitally- savvy so as to be able to meet up with the modern-day demands of the job. Giving the advice at this year's annual conference of the Photo Journalists Association of Nigeria , held in Lagos, recently, a marketing communications practitioner and former president of the Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria , Mrs. Bunmi Oke, also advised the present-day journalists to develop a pool of reliable public citizens, who would help keep portfolio of newsworthy pictures.

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  18. FG advocates alternative funding for road, housing projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The Federal Government has advocated the need to fund the various road and housing projects in the South-South region outside annual budgetary provisions. Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Mustapha Shehuri, who said this during a three-day inspection tour of projects in the South-South region, yesterday, said there was a need for other sources of funding besides the yearly budgetary provision He said: "There is a dire need for alternative and innovative sources of funding besides the usual annual budgetary allocations.

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  19. Controversy trails Customs N1.1tn collectionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Controversy is currently trailing the recent announcement of the collection of about N1.1 trillion by the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, as operators and stakeholders raise questions on the integrity of the duty collections. Shipping companies, terminal operators, Customs brokers, truckers and other stakeholders are all complaining about the lull in business and the sharp reduction in both import and export, wondering how the NCS got its huge revenue from.

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  20. Nigerian Candidate Absent From Election Accord CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Voice of America

    Atiku Abubakar, a former vice president, attends the national convention of Nigeria's opposition People's Democratic Party, in the southern city of Port Harcourt in the Niger Delta, Nigeria, Oct. 6, 2018. Nigeria's main opposition candidate did not attend an event on Tuesday to sign an election agreement stating a commitment to hold a peaceful election early next year, and his party attributed his absence to a "communication lapse."

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