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News Nigeria: Onoja: Education has Been Politicised in Nigeria

News channel or source: http://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2017/09/20/onoja-education-has-been-politicised-in-nigeria/
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Sylvester Momoh Onoja is a former Commissioner for Education in Kogi State and the first northerner to serve as principal at the King’s College, Lagos. In this interview, he expressed concerns over the falling standard of education in Nigeria. He ...

News Nigeria: Nigerian air force deploys aircraft to restive southeast - Reuters

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-nigeria-security/nigerian-air-force-deploys-aircraft-to-restive-southeast-idUSKCN1BU30J
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Nigerian air force deploys aircraft to restive southeastReutersLAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria's air force on Tuesday said it was deploying aircraft to the southeast of the country where unrest related to a campaign for secession has escalated in an area formerly known as Biafra. The military presence in the southeast ...and more »

News Nigeria: Nigeria, Libya Likely to Attend OPEC-Led Panel; Saudi May Not - Sources

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2017/09/19/business/19reuters-opec-meeting.html
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

LONDON — Nigeria's oil minister and the head of Libya's state oil company are likely to attend a joint meeting between OPEC and non-OPEC nations on Friday, two OPEC sources said, to discuss the progress of their deal to limit output. Both countries are ...

News Nigeria: As Millions Misapplied: LACC Seeks Arrest Of Tony Lawal; 'Ex-Nigerian ECOMOG Soldier', Invites Public Works Minister - Global News Network

News channel or source: http://gnnliberia.com/2017/09/19/millions-misapplied-lacc-seeks-arrest-tony-lawal-ex-nigerian-ecomog-soldier-invites-public-works-minister/
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Global News NetworkAs Millions Misapplied: LACC Seeks Arrest Of Tony Lawal; 'Ex-Nigerian ECOMOG Soldier', Invites Public Works MinisterGlobal News NetworkThe Liberia Anti-corruption Commission (LACC) is said to be seeking the arrest of an ex-Nigerian ECOMOG soldier, Tony Lawal who is also the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Pealat Construction Company for his alleged refusal to answer to question ...

News Nigeria: 2017 WAFU Nations Cup: Nigeria beat rivals Ghana to book semi-final spot

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-za/news/other/2017-wafu-nations-cup-nigeria-beat-rivals-ghana-to-book-semi-final-spot/ar-AAsdYCY
Publication date: onday 18 September 2017

Second half goals from Anthony Okpotu and Peter Moses handed Nigeria a 2-0 win over Ghana in their final Group A game of the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations at Cape Coast Sports Stadium on Monday, September 18 and consequently a place in the semifinals of the ...

News Nigeria: NIPC targets $25 billion Investment, as Nigeria's Investment Forum opens in New York - Premium Times

News channel or source: https://www.premiumtimesng.com/business/business-news/243668-nipc-targets-25-billion-investment-nigerias-investment-forum-opens-new-york.html
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Premium TimesNIPC targets $25 billion Investment, as Nigeria's Investment Forum opens in New YorkPremium TimesEqually, the CEO of Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority, Uche Orji, assured participants at the Forum of the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority, NSIA's readiness as a partner of choice in the development of opportunities in power, real estate, ...

News Nigeria: Nigeria’s Military Says It Didn’t Call Biafra Separatists Terrorists, Days After Doing Just That

News channel or source: http://www.newsweek.com/war-nigeria-biafra-nnamdi-kanu-667484
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Nigeria’s conflict with separatists calling for an independent state, known as Biafra, has escalated in recent months. The leader of the main pro-Biafra group, Nnamdi Kanu, was released on bail in April after being held in detention without trial since ...

News Nigeria: Help underprivileged access health services, NHIS boss urges Nigerian govt - Premium Times

News channel or source: https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/more-news/243667-help-underprivileged-access-health-services-nhis-boss-urges-nigerian-govt.html
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Premium TimesHelp underprivileged access health services, NHIS boss urges Nigerian govtPremium TimesThe NHIS was set up to ensure financing of health care costs and management for Nigerians through the pooling and judicious use of financial resources from the government and participants (enrollees) to ensure cost burden sharing for patients through ...and more »

News Nigeria: Double suicide attack kills 15 people in Nigeria

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/09/double-suicide-attack-kills-15-people-nigeria-170918130153753.html
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

At least 15 people were killed on Monday when two female suicide bombers attacked an aid distribution point in northeastern Nigeria. A rescue worker said the first blast happened at 11:10am local time (10:10 GMT) in Mashalari village of the Konduga area ...

News Nigeria: Nurses, midvives, other health workers across Nigeria commence strike Wednesday - Premium Times

News channel or source: https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/headlines/243665-nurses-midvives-health-workers-across-nigeria-commence-strike-wednesday.html
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Premium TimesNurses, midvives, other health workers across Nigeria commence strike WednesdayPremium TimesThe Joint Health Sector Unions and Assembly of Health Care Professionals, JOHESU, and the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives, NANNM, announced the strike on Tuesday. According to a statement signed by the National President of ...

News Nigeria: Nigeria's Buhari Urges UN Support Against Islamist Groups

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-09-19/nigeria-s-buhari-urges-un-support-against-islamist-groups
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari urged the international community to support the Lake Chad region in its fight against Islamist extremism even as other conflicts emerge. Nigeria and neighboring countries lack the resources and the capacity to effectively deal ...

News Nigeria: Recession: We might run out of Nigeria after 2019 - Onwunbuya - NAIJ.COM

News channel or source: https://www.naij.com/1126096-recession-we-run-nigeria-2019-onwunbuya.html
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

NAIJ.COMRecession: We might run out of Nigeria after 2019 - OnwunbuyaNAIJ.COMThe national coordinator, Freedom and Justice Movement (FJM), Dr. Breakforth Onwunbuya, has warned that, if proper measure was not taken ahead of the 2019 election, there would no longer be Nigeria afterwards. According to the veteran politician, the ...and more »

News Nigeria: Nigeria's Amina Yuguda wins BBC World News Komla Dumor award

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-41270970
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

A journalist from north-eastern Nigeria has won the third BBC World News Komla Dumor Award. Amina Yuguda is a news presenter on local network Gotel Television, where she has reported on high-profile news stories, including the Boko Haram insurgency.

News Nigeria: Health insurance should be made compulsory for Nigerians – NHIS - Premium Times

News channel or source: https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/more-news/243661-health-insurance-made-compulsory-nigerians-nhis.html
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Premium TimesHealth insurance should be made compulsory for Nigerians – NHISPremium TimesHealth insurance should be made compulsory for Nigerians if the country must achieve universal health coverage, an official has said. The Acting Executive Secretary of National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, therefore appealed for the amendment of the ...and more »

News Nigeria: Health workers race to contain cholera outbreak in northeast Nigeria

News channel or source: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-nigeria-cholera-vaccine/health-workers-race-to-contain-cholera-outbreak-in-northeast-nigeria-idUSKCN1BU2EQ
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Health workers in northeast Nigeria said on Tuesday they were striving to contain a cholera outbreak which is sweeping through camps for those uprooted by Boko Haram, amid a drive to vaccinate hundreds of thousands of ...

News Nigeria: Presidency speaks on Buhari's speech at UN Assembly - Daily Post Nigeria

News channel or source: http://dailypost.ng/2017/09/19/presidency-speaks-buharis-speech-un-assembly/
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Daily Post NigeriaPresidency speaks on Buhari's speech at UN AssemblyDaily Post NigeriaSpecial Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has claimed that Nigerians are pleased with his principal's address at the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Tuesday. In a Skype interview with Seun ...and more »

News Nigeria: Suicide attack kills at least 15 in Nigeria's Borno state

News channel or source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2017/09/18/Suicide-attack-kills-at-least-15-in-Nigerias-Borno-state/3731505758324/
Publication date: onday 18 September 2017

Sept. 18 (UPI) --A suicide attack at an aid distribution point in northeastern Nigeria's Borno state left at least 15 people dead Monday, security officials said. China's state-run news agency Xinhua reported that one suicide bomber detonated a device in ...

News Nigeria: Senator Kabir Jibril is dead - Daily Post Nigeria

News channel or source: http://dailypost.ng/2017/09/19/senator-kabir-jibril-dead/
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Daily Post NigeriaSenator Kabir Jibril is deadDaily Post NigeriaSome of the bills he sponsored/co-sponsored were the National Inland Waterways Authority bill, an Amendment of the Nigeria Police Equipment Commission bill, the Police Act, Amendment of the Legal Practitioners Act, a Repeal and Re-enactment of the ...

News Nigeria: Nigeria army backtracks on Biafra 'militant terrorist' tag

News channel or source: http://www.africanews.com/2017/09/19/nigeria-army-backtracks-on-biafra-militant-terrorist-tag/
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

The Nigerian Army says last week’s labeling of separatist group, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist group was more a pronouncement than a declaration. The Nigerian Defence Headquarters on September 15 had said after an analysis of a set of ...

News Nigeria: Nigerian Air Force joins Army operation in Southeast - Daily Post Nigeria

News channel or source: http://dailypost.ng/2017/09/19/nigerian-air-force-joins-army-operation-southeast/
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Daily Post NigeriaNigerian Air Force joins Army operation in SoutheastDaily Post NigeriaNigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed some of its air assets, including the Alpha Jet aircraft, to its 115 Special Operations Group in Port Harcourt, to support the ongoing Nigerian Army's Exercise EGWU EKE II (PYTHON DANCE II). This is contained in a ...and more »