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April, 2017

  • 25 April

    Nigeria: South Africans Don’t Want Nigerians, So What? – AllAfrica.com

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    AllAfrica.comNigeria: South Africans Don't Want Nigerians, So What?AllAfrica.comSo, the South Africans do not want Nigerians in their country! The Warri man will say "such is life". Sonny Okosun of blessed memory will turn in his grave. Remember his hit song , Who owns the land?' Same situation applies to Murtala Muhammed, the ...and more »

  • 25 April

    Nigeria shows off new air assets for Boko Haram fight – News24

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    News24Nigeria shows off new air assets for Boko Haram fightNews24Makurdi - Nigeria's air force has shown off new assets it says will be used to combat the Boko Haram insurgency in its north and oil militants in its south. The West African nation's air force over the weekend demonstrated a new attack helicopter ...UN: Aid Funds to Stop Famine in Nigeria's Northeast may Dry up by JuneVoice of Americaall 4 news articles »

  • 25 April

    Low Level of Pension Penetration in Nigeria – Proshare Nigeria Limited (press release) (registration)

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    Proshare Nigeria Limited (press release) (registration)Low Level of Pension Penetration in NigeriaProshare Nigeria Limited (press release) (registration)In order to achieve the pension industry's strategic objective of covering 30% of the working population in Nigeria under the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) by the end of 2024, all efforts should be made to extend coverage to these segments of the ...and more »

  • 25 April

    Nigeria central bank to sell $150 million | IOL – Independent Online

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    Independent OnlineNigeria central bank to sell $150 million | IOLIndependent OnlineLagos - Nigeria's central bank will offer $150 million in currency forwards at an auction on Monday, part of its efforts to narrow the spread between official and ...Nigeria central bank to sell $150 mln at currency forward saleReuters Africaall 3 news articles »

  • 25 April

    Why piles of cash keep turning up in Nigeria – BBC News

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    BBC NewsWhy piles of cash keep turning up in NigeriaBBC NewsNigerians have been shocked and bemused after huge piles of cash have been unearthed in various parts of the country in recent months. Journalist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani looks at what is going on. In February, $9.2m and £750,000 were ...and more »

  • 25 April

    Nigeria shows off new air assets for Boko Haram fight

    In this photo taken Saturday, April. 22, 2017 Nigeria Airforce officers, display Ammunitions next to a fighter jet during an event to celebrate 53rd Anniversary of Nigeria Airforce in Makurdi, Nigeria.

  • 25 April

    Adeleke’s burial postponed as eminent Nigerians mourn

    Newsmen report that Adeleke, a former civilian governor of Osun, died in the earlier hours of Sunday at Biket Hospital in Osogbo. Adeleke's corpse, which was brought to his residence in Ede at 1:10 pm in preparation for the Islamic burial rites, was returned back to Ladoke Akintola Hospital in Osogbo for autopsy.

  • 25 April

    Police confirm suicide attacks in Maiduguri

    The Borno State Police Command, yesterday, confirmed an early morning multiple suicide attacks on communities in Maiduguri, the state capital. Earlier, a statement by the Police Commissioner, Damian Chukwu, said only the three suicide bombers were killed with no other casualty.

  • 25 April

    UPDATE 1-Nigeria central bank to sell $150 mln at currency forward sale

    Nigeria's central bank offered $150 million in currency forwards at an auction on Monday, it said in a statement, part of its efforts to narrow the spread between official and black market exchange rates and improve foreign exchange liquidity. Traders, citing a notice from the central bank, said settlement will be between one week and 45 days.

  • 25 April

    Police Service Commission Approves Promotion of 32 Top Officers

    [Premium Times] The Police Service Commission (PSC) on Monday approved the promotion of a Commissioner of Police to the next rank of Assistant Inspector-General of Police and promoted 24 other senior officers to their next ranks. The promotion appeals of eight other officers were also upheld by the commission. A statement by the PSC Public Relations head, Mr Ikechukwu Ani, said that the promoted Commissioner of Police is former Commissioner of Police, Imo Command, Taiwo Lakanu.

  • 25 April

    Court Postpones Judgment in Otodo Gbame Community, Lagos Govt Suit

    [Premium Times] Justice Surajudeen Onigbangbo of the Lagos State High Court, Igbosere, has postponed judgement in the suit by residents of Otodogbame community.

  • 25 April

    Ex-Envoy Asks Trump to Revoke Visas of Corrupt Rulers

    [This Day] Nigerian leaders suspected of corruption may soon find themselves shut out of the United States after a special report from the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) urged President Donald Trump administration to "revoke the US visas of political figures suspected (not necessarily proven) of kleptocracy."

  • 25 April

    ‘Air Peace Loses N3 Billion to Grounded Aircraft’

    [Daily Trust] Lagos -Chairman of Air Peace, Barr. Allen Onyema yesterday recounted how the airline lost three aircraft in 24 hours resulting in disruption to the airline flight schedules.

  • 25 April

    Probe Into Calabar Soccer Fans Electrocutions Begin

    [Daily Trust] The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) said it has launched investigation into an electrical accident in Calabar, Cross River State where several persons were reportedly electrocuted and others injured last weekend.

  • 25 April

    I collected N26m from NSA office for Fani-Kayode, Police officer tells court – Vanguard

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    VanguardI collected N26m from NSA office for Fani-Kayode, Police officer tells courtVanguardABUJA – Full-blown trial of the former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, kicked-off before the Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday, with a police officer, Mr. Victor Ehiabhi, narrating how he helped the defendant to receive N26million ...Femi Fani-Kayode Witness admits collecting N26m for ex-ministerPulse NigeriaDasukigate: I Collected N26m For Fani-Kayode - Witness Tells CourtSaharaReporters.comall 4 news articles »

  • 25 April

    253 Nigerians deported from Libya arrive Lagos Airport – Vanguard

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    Vanguard253 Nigerians deported from Libya arrive Lagos AirportVanguard253 Nigerians, who have been stranded in Libya were Tuesday deported back to Nigeria aboard an Airbus A333-200 with registration number 5A LAT. A deportee from Libya on arrival at the Murtala Muhammed Airport on Tuesday Photo Lamidi Bamidele.Fresh batch of 253 Nigerians return from LibyaGuardian (blog)all 2 news articles »

  • 25 April

    Why court sent ex-Gov. Aliyu, PDP governorship candidate to prison – The Eagle Online

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    The Eagle OnlineWhy court sent ex-Gov. Aliyu, PDP governorship candidate to prisonThe Eagle OnlineAfter a seven-hour deliberation on bail application, a Minna High Court Judge, Justice Aliyu Mayaki, has ordered that former Governor of Niger State, Dr. Muazu Babangida Aliyu, alongside the Peoples Democratic Party gubernatorial candidate in the 2015 ...Court remands Ex-Niger Gov, Babangida Aliyu In PrisonCHANNELS TELEVISIONCourt remands former Niger Gov, Aliyu in prison custodyDaily TrustCourt sends Babangida, one other to prisonDaily Post NigeriaPremium

  • 24 April

    Every Nigerian life depends on STI – FG – Vanguard

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    VanguardEvery Nigerian life depends on STI – FGVanguardAt the current population of over 180 million people and projected population of 400 million people by 2050, Wakama warned that Nigeria is faced with the risk of decreased farming population due to age; decreased arable land; poverty, malnutrition and ...and more »

  • 24 April

    Suicide bombers kill four in NE Nigeria: vigilantes – News24

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    News24Suicide bombers kill four in NE Nigeria: vigilantesNews24Kano - Four people were killed in two separate suicide attacks in northeast Nigeria on Monday, local militia members said, in the latest violence blamed on Boko Haram Islamists. Babakura Kolo, who assists the military with security against the jihadist ...Nigeria: Two Nigerian Army Generals Escape Boko Haram MinesAllAfrica.comThree Chadians Arrested for Terrorism in NigeriaTHISDAY Newspapersall 62 news

  • 24 April

    Smartphone maker sets up in Nigeria | IOL – Independent Online

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    Independent OnlineSmartphone maker sets up in Nigeria | IOLIndependent OnlineA smartphone manufacturer has set up its first factory in Nigeria's commercial hub of Lagos.and more »