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  1. Feature: Nigerian scholarship winner hopes to realize academic dream in ChinaRead the original story

    14 min ago | Xinhuanet

    ... scholarships earlier this month to pursue various degree programs in China. The scholarship is part of the China-Nigeria Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) seeking to enhance educational exchanges and cooperation between the two countries. At a ...

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  2. We fear nobody expect God - EFCCRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Vanguard

    ... attention,"Haliru said. The death of the protocol officer in EFCC cell has sparked outrage within and outside Nigeria, prompting adverse media commentary, which the EFCC has strongly objected to. Nunugwo, a former Chief Protocol Officer with the ...

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  3. Nigeria will meet July 2017 deadline for digital switch Over - Lai MohammedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Vanguard

    The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has restated that the process of switching over from analogue to digital broadcasting "is very much on course''. The minister stated this at a dinner organised by Radio, Television and Theatre Workers Union of Nigeria in honour of the newly appointed Chief Executive Officers of Federal Government-owned media houses.

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  4. Ondo guber: Am against imposition of candidate, but not against endorsement - AkeredoluRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Vanguard

    Mr Rotimi Akeredolu , a governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress in Ondo State, says he is against imposition of candidates on the people but not against endorsement. He also said that he was not imposed as the Action Congress of Nigeria candidate in the state in 2012.

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  5. Making progressive change work for Nigeria by Chukwuma Charles SoludoRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Vanguard

    ... depends on whether interpreted as "temporary" or "permanent" shocks; Denial versus Reality? Our Thesis: "Growth in Nigeria/states won't be inclusive if we don't break the dynasties of poverty and maximize States' and Nigeria's comparative and ...

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  6. Chinese firm to help nurture local ICT talents in NigeriaRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Former Chinese ambassador to Nigeria Deng Boqing poses for a group photo with beneficiaries of a scholarship, Lagos, Nigeria, Mar. 5, 2012. Huawei, a leading global information and communication technology solutions provider, launched an annual ICT Scholarship Scheme at the University of Lagos.

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  7. Boko Haram wives, children becoming outcastsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Starving and alone, five-year-old Umar was left for dead in a camp for internally displaced people in northeast Nigeria. It took a Boko Haram widow to rescue Umar.

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  8. Africa: AU, AFRIMA Jury Unveil AFRIMA 3.0 Nominees listRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... billed music stars. The grand awards ceremony holds on Sunday, November 6 with over 2,500 guests expected in Lagos, Nigeria for the various events.

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  9. Women 'tainted' by Boko Haram become Nigeria outcastsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Councillors speak to Hafsat Ibrahim and Fatima Salisu , who were held captive for over 12 months and forcibly married to Boko Haram Islamists. Photo: AFP Starving and alone, five-year-old Umar was left for dead in a camp for internally displaced people in northeast Nigeria.

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  10. Has the Sultan Palace become another State House, was Kerry invited by the Sultan? - CANRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The Christian Association of Nigerian , yesterday, berated the United States Secretary of States, Mr John Kerry over his visit to Nigeria, describing the visit as discriminatory, personal and divisive. The President of CAN, Rev.

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  11. Bitflux partners Alepo for wholesale LTE network launchRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Bitflux Communications, the Nigerian consortium which secured a national 2.3GHz spectrum licence in February 2014, has launched commercial wholesale services in partnership with Alepo. 'At Bitflux, our vision is to enhance customer experience though continuous innovation, and the launch of the wholesale network is a step towards realising this vision,' commented Bitflux's director Biodun Omoniyi, adding: 'With Alepo as our technology partner, we are able to offer a range of wireless services that are in tune with the demands of our customers, and that will enable us to remain a market leader in this domain.'

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  12. Nigerian traditional rulers want prisoners freed before Delta talksRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Traditional leaders in Nigeria's oil-producing Niger Delta have demanded that authorities release youths arrested by the army before they will mediate in talks with militants who have been blowing up pipelines, a government official said. The Nigerian military parades weapons and some suspected members of the Niger Delta Avengers after their arrest in the Nembe waters, Rivers, Nigeria, August 22, 2016.

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  13. Nigeria: From Seaports to Airports - How Nigeria Is Losing Businesses to NeighboursRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Air travel is a global venture that is not only internationally regulated, but also thrives on connectivity and commercial thinking. Leveraging open sky policy and good business sense, Nigeria's neighbour, Ghana is showing how to reposition its aviation sector for maximum returns.

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  14. Rich Forever: This $500,000 Lamborghini Car has been Abandoned by SomeoneRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    If you think you are rich, this Nigerian is telling you to rethink again. What could have happened? This abandoned Lamborghini Countach which has an estimated price tag of GHS 128,000 was spotted in Abule Egba, Lagos by an Instagram user.

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  15. FG seeks $125m loan from World Bank to combat polioRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Vanguard

    IN its efforts aimed at adequately tackling the fresh outbreak of polio myelitis in Nigeria, the federal government has asked the World Bank to grant it a $125 million loan for provision of enough vaccines against the epidemic and other communicable diseases. But the government has released the N9.8billion budgeted for that purpose in the 2016 budget for the Ministry of Health.

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  16. Niger Delta monarchs, stakeholders list conditions for peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Vanguard

    By Michael Eboh Leaders and traditional rulers from the Niger Delta region, yesterday, listed the cessation of hostilities by the military around the region, reopening of the Maritime University and release of individuals arrested on trumped up charges, among others as conditions for the return to lasting peace in the region. This was even as the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Ibe Kachikwu lamented that the Federal Government can no longer fund the 2016 budget, due to the crisis in the region which has led to a significant drop of Nigeria's crude oil output to about 1.3 million barrels per day, in addition to the falling crude oil price.

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  17. Electoral offences: Why Maurice Iwu, 130 others must be punished - NHRC ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Vanguard

    By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor Details of the specific electoral offences committed by top Nigerian politicians and officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission and why the National Human Rights Commission recommended both criminal and administrative sanctions against the culprits, have emerged. A full report of the 284-page report exclusively obtained by Vanguard, showed that most of the political actors were indicted for using thugs to disrupt the 2007 and 2011 polls while top INEC officials were reprimanded for aiding and abetting the corrupt politicians to get into office by cheating during the polls.

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  18. Zimbabwe: Development of African Automotive Sector Led By New Industry AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    THE development and promotion of a cohesive automotive strategy for the African continent is gaining new impetus due to the strategic vision and guidance of the African Association of Automotive Manufacturers . A delegation from AAAM, led by Jeff Nemeth, Chairman of AAAM as well as President and CEO of Ford Motor Company Sub-Saharan Africa Region, is currently visiting Nigeria's capital city, Abuja, to engage with government and industry leaders.

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  19. Nigeria: Govt Offers Incentives for Oil Search in Inland BasinsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation , Dr. Maikanti Baru, has urged the National Association of Petroleum Explorationists to explore the hydrocarbon potentials of green frontier basins in order to increase the depleting reserves in the country. Dr. Baru gave the charge when he received the leadership of NAPE led by its national president, Mr. Nosa Omorodion, at the NNPC Towers, Abuja yesterday.

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  20. Africa's top shots: 19-25 August 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | BBC News

    ... e to dress up... Two days later, traditional flautists perform for US Secretary of State John Kerry at the palace of Nigeria's Sultan of Sokoto, an influential Muslim leader.

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