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Nigeria's ruling party unseats opposition in southern Ekiti state

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's ruling party won a governorship election in southwestern Ekiti state, officials said, unseating the opposition and giving President Muhammadu Buhari a boost ahead of national polls next year. FILE PHOTO: An APC flag is pictured at the All Progressive Congress (APC) natio

REUTERS - 2018-07-15 19:00:14

Boko Haram overruns Nigeria military base in second attack in days

KANO, Nigeria –Boko Haram jihadistsoverran a military base in northeast Nigeria after a ferocious firefight, security sources said Sunday, the second major assault on the country's forces in two days.

ENCA.COM - 2018-07-15 18:13:00

Nigeria's ruling party wins race for governor in south state

WARRI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's ruling party, the All Progressives Congress, has narrowly won the race for governor of Ekiti state in the country's south, electoral officials announced Sunday.

COURIER-EXPRESS - 2018-07-15 13:32:33

IOM Nigeria CCCM Multi Sector Tracker Report for Adamawa, Week 23 & 24, 2018

The CCCM Site Tracker is a bi-weekly service monitoring and gap analysis tool produced by IOM Site Management teams. The site tracker supports humanitarian partners in identifying gaps in assistance and service delivery. It enables stakeholders to track activities thereby avoiding duplication of eff

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IOM Nigeria CCCM Multi Sector Tracker Report for Borno, Week 23 & 24, 2018

The CCCM Site Tracker is a bi-weekly service monitoring and gap analysis tool produced by IOM Site Management teams. The site tracker supports humanitarian partners in identifying gaps in assistance and service delivery. It enables stakeholders to track activities thereby avoiding duplication of eff

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Nigeria Food Security Outlook July 2018 to January 2019

• Humanitarian actors have provided sustained food assistance delivery in 2018, reaching 2.5 million people in April 2018 across the three northeast states. In May, food assistance deliveries reached 15 percent fewer households, meeting targets closer to what was seen in March 2017. As of late June,

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Okagbare, Oduduru lead 95-strong Team Nigeria for Asaba 2018 | MAKING OF CHAMPIONS

There were also new inclusions in the team, with Michael Edwards who has a Personal Best of 2.25m in the men’s High Jump, finally getting an opportunity to represent Nigeria having been cleared to make the switch from Great Britain.

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Workers resume at MTN Nigeria after days of labour unrest

ABUJA, July 13 (Reuters) - Workers resumed at MTN Nigeria on Friday after the country’s labour union picketed the South African telecoms company over the rights of workers to join unions, the company said.

REUTERS

Infantino: Nigeria risk FIFA ban after domestic turbulence

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has stated in very clear terms that Nigeria risk being banned if the Nigeria Football Federation's leadership, as recognized by the world football governing body, continues to be compromised.

ESPN

Nigeria court jails second man involved in Chibok girls kidnapping

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN)A Nigerian court has jailed a second man involved in the kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls from Chibok town in northeast Nigeria, officials told CNN Friday.

CNN

Saipem-led JV wins contract for LNG project in Nigeria

MILAN, July 13 (Reuters) - A joint venture including Italian oil services group Saipem, Japan’s Chiyoda Corp and Korea’s Daewoo E&C has been awarded a new contract related to an LNG project in Nigeria, Chiyoda said in a statement on Friday.

REUTERS UK

Nigeria flirts with FIFA ban as court delays ruling on Giwa’s government-backed power grab - Inside World Football

July 13 – Nigeria is heading ever closer to a FIFA ban unless it resolves the bitter internal rift over the role of Amaju Pinnick according to counsel to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Festus Keyamo.In what appeared to be an orchestrated coup, the Nigerian government earlier this month sacke

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John Stonestreet and Roberto Rivera on ‘Pure Genocide’ in Nigeria: Christians Under Attack

Recently on BreakPoint, I said that it took a lot of courage to be a Christian in Iraq. Just two years ago, the Obama administration called what ISIS was doing to Iraqi Christians “genocide.”

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MTN Reopens Nigeria Offices After Days of Violent Protests

MTN Group Ltd.reopened offices in Nigeria that had been closed since Monday due to violent protests by labor groups against Africa’s largest mobile-phone company by subscribers.Staff were assaulted and properties vandalized during the demonstrations, the Johannesburg-based company said in an emailed

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How to make $1bn from a single product in Nigeria – Dr Ola Brown (Orekunrin) – Medium

Some of my favorite business in Nigeria, like Tolaram, Olam, Chivita & Zartech are owned by Asian/Middle-Eastern entrepreneurs, whom I lovingly call the Nimble Ninja’s. Their businesses have thrived despite the odds, but hardly any shine as bright as the story of Tolaram; manufacturers of Indomie no

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Nigeria's amputee soccer team prepares for World Cup | Pictures | Reuters

Fields of flowersThe annual blossom arrives in Castelluccio di Norcia, near Perugia, Italy.8:10pm EDTTrump visits BritainDonald Trump makes his first trip to Britain, on the heels of a NATO summit where he provoked a crisis session to force allies to raise their defense spending and questioned There

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Nigeria: Displacement Tracking Matrix | Emergency Tracking Tool (ETT) - Report No. 74 3 – 9 July 2018

Within the period of 3 – 9 July 2018, a total of 4,716 movements were recorded, including 3,749 arrivals, 874 departures and 93 transit movements at locations in Askira/Uba, Bama, Biu, Chibok, Damboa, Demsa, Dikwa, Fufore, Girei, Gombi, Guzamala, Gwoza, Hawul, Hong, Jere, Kaga, Kala/Balge, Konduga,

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China bankrolled a new railway in Nigeria. Here's why it's a big deal

China often touts “win-win” cooperation. Looking at projects such as the recentlyopenedmetro rail service in Abuja, Nigeria, offers a sense of the reality of this supposedly “win-win” development. China is building a global empire of state-controlled projects that leave developing nations supportive

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Huge cancer burden holding down Nigeria - Outbreak News Today

Nigeria faces a huge cancer problem with an estimated 72,000 out of the 102,000 cases confirmed annually dying due to the lack of adequate treatment facilities.

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EXTRA TIME: King of Swaziland hosts Nigeria legend Austin 'Jay-Jay' Okocha | Goal.com

Nigeria legend Austin 'Jay-Jay' Okocha expressed his delight after being hosted by King Mswati III of Swaziland.The former Bolton Wanderers star has been involved in punditry since the commencement of the 2018 Fifa World Cup.The 44-year-old joined former football players including Owen Hargreaves, D

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