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2015-03-05 IMF Proposes Naira Devaluation
[CAJ News] Lagos -The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has called for the implementation of reforms, including the devaluation of the Nigerian Naira in order to shield the country from risks presented by uncertainties characterizing the economy.

2015-03-05 Doctors Protest Non-Payment of Salaries
[This Day] The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) of Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) has called on the hospital management as well as the Federal Ministry of Health to pay its members their outstanding salaries ranging from three months to seven months in arrears.

2015-03-05 We Know Shekau's Hideout - Chadian President
[Leadership] Chadian president, Idriss Deby, has said that he knew where the outlawed Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, was hiding and vowed to hunt him out, Hausa Service of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) monitored in Abuja, yesterday, reports.

2015-03-04 Nigeria Stalls Onslaught Against Boko Haram - Chad
[Daily Trust] Nigeria had refused to let Chadian troops continue with their campaign to recapture territories controlled by Boko Haram, Reuters reported yesterday.

2015-03-04 Govt Moves to Avert Possible Measles, Meningitis Epidemics
[Guardian] FOR routine immunisation and to prevent possible outbreaks of measles and meningitis in Nigeria, the Federal Government has procured more vaccines (RI) that will last till early 2016.

2015-03-04 Election Consumed By Propaganda and Doubt
[African Arguments] As the day of Nigeria's rescheduled elections approaches, tension continues to pervade the polity. Vitriol pours into the air from partisan political actors and everyday even greater quantities of propaganda are released.

2015-03-05 Obasanjo Exhibits Soccer Skills to Celebrate 78th Birthday
[Premium Times] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday exhibited his soccer skills as he led the OBJ Team in a soccer duel with the Ogun State Executive Team.

2015-03-05 Federal Government's Ban On Overseas Training for Workers
[Independent (Lagos)] This Newspaper, therefore, calls on CMD to use the window of this ban to position itself for the right leadership in the development of the nation’s capacity building, particularly in the aspect of human resource development.

2015-03-05 Synagogue Collapse Caused By Faulty Foundation - Engineer
[Independent (Lagos)] Lagos -Saheed Ariyori, a structural engineer, on Wednesday, told the coroner's inquest, presided by Chief Magistrate Oyetade Komolafe, that the collapse of a guesthouse owned by the Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) was a consequence of it's faulty foundation.

2015-03-05 'Faulty Foundation Led to the Synagogue Building Collapse'
[Guardian] Lagos/Akure -Students protest against alleged attempts to malign TB Joshua

2015-03-05 Another Dam On the Niger?
[Guardian] REPORTS that the authorities in Niger Republic are planning to construct a dam across the River Niger is a cause for worry among Nigerians given that the base load of Nigeria's power generation still remains the Kainji and Jebba dams on the same River Niger. Any attempt to erect a dam upstream in Niger Republic, therefore, would adversely affect the operation of the two hydro power stations in Nigeria which would worsen the power supply situation in Nigeria.

2015-03-05 2015 Polls - APC, PDP Brawl Over Jega
[Vanguard] Abuja -The ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, engaged in a brawl, yesterday, over alleged plot by government to surreptitiously deposit a huge amount of money into the bank account of the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega in the name of APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

2015-03-05 Defence Headquarters Accuses Media of Undermining Nigeria Military Successes Against Boko Haram
[Daily Trust] The Nigeria military said segments of society including the media are deliberately playing down the operational successes achieved by Nigerian troops in the fight against insurgents.

2015-03-05 Queen of Bleaching Disses Lupita Over 'Stolen' Dress
[The Star] Nigerian and Cameroonian singer and cosmetics seller, Dencia has hit out at Lupita Nyong'o over the theft of her Oscar red carpet "pearl dress".

2015-03-05 Polls - 15 Political Parties, Five Presidential Candidates Threaten Boycott Over Card Readers
[Vanguard] Abuja -FIFTEEN political parties and five presidential candidates participating in the forth coming elections, yesterday, opposed the proposed use of card readers in accrediting voters by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in the elections.

2015-03-05 Boko Haram: Chadian President Tells Shekau to Surrender or Be Killed
[Premium Times] President Idriss Deby of Chad said Wednesday he knew the hideout of Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, and vowed that the leader of the insurgent group will be killed if he fails to surrender.

2015-03-05 Obasanjo At 78 Plays, Scores Two Goals At Birthday Novelty Match
[Vanguard] Abeokuta -Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Wednesday, dazzled many during a fun filled football match held at MKO International Stadium, Abeokuta when his Presidential Library team slugged it out with a team of Ogun State Government led by the governor Senator Ibikunle Amosun.

2015-03-05 Chadian President - We Know Where Abubakar Shekau Is
[This Day] Chadian President, Idriss Deby, yesterday vowed to "wipe out" Boko Haram and called on the group's chief, Abubakar Shekau, to give himself up, warning that he knew where the militant leader was hiding.

2015-03-05 Four Political Parties Want Jega Fired
[Premium Times] Four Nigerian political parties have threatened to pull out of the March 28 and April 11 elections if the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, refuses to suspend the use of card readers.

2015-03-05 Fuel Scarcity - Nigerian Govt to Pay U.S.$30 Billion Exchange Rate Differentials to Marketers
[Premium Times] The Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, said on Wednesday that the Federal Government had agreed to pay 30 billion dollars foreign exchange differentials owed to oil marketers.

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