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2017-11-22 Army Orders All Personnel to Learn Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba Before 2019
[Premium Times] The Nigerian Army has directed all its officers and men to immediately commence the learning of the three major Nigerian languages.

2017-11-22 I Am Determined to Give Nigerians Free, Fair Election - Buhari
[Leadership] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday commended the people of Anambra State, the governorship candidates, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), election observers as well as security agencies and other stakeholders, on the peaceful conduct of last Saturday's governorship election in the state.

2017-11-22 Poor Education, Violence, Terrorism Affecting Nigerian Children
[This Day] Abuja -A new survey released by the United Nations Children and Education Fund (UNICEF) has identified poor education, violence against children and terrorism among the biggest concerns for children in Nigeria.

2017-11-22 600 Nigerians On Death Row in Asia
[This Day] Barely one year ago, Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP), a human rights organisation, alerted the nation that about 300 Nigerians were on death row in prisons across Asian countries. During the World Day Against the Use of the Death Penalty last week, LEPAD once again drew the country's attention to the rising number of Nigerians awaiting execution in different parts of the world. Within this period, the number of offenders has doubled as more than 600 Nigerians in South- East Asia countries are

2017-11-22 Mubi Mosque Suicide Attack 'Cruel' - Buhari
[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has described the early Tuesday morning suicide bomb blast in a mosque in Mubi, Adamawa State as "very cruel and dastardly."

2017-11-22 7 in 10 Nigerian Libyan Returnees Trafficked
[Daily Trust] Lagos -At least seven in 10 people-many of them Nigerians-who arrived on Italian shores this year from Libya were victims of human trafficking, according to the Migration Enlightenment Project Nigeria (MEPN), a German-based group campaigning against illegal migration.

2017-11-22 Dare Not Linger - the Presidential Years By Nelson Mandela and Mandla Langa
[Guardian] This book is conceived as a sequel, follow up to A LONG WALK TO FREEDOM, not just because the title is taken from the last page of that book, but also the crying need to close the Nelson Mandela account as rendered by him. But Mandela was not able to complete the book. What he wrote and the notes he made towards completing the book provided my friend Mandla Langa with ammunition to complete the book. Graça Machel, widow of Nelson Mandela provides a prologue to the book.

2017-11-22 Nigeria Ranks 3rd Position in Open Defaecation - Unicef Chief
[Vanguard] The United Nations Children Funds (UNICEF) says Nigeria is ranked third among the countries of the world where people still practise open defaecation.

2017-11-22 Buhari Inaugurates Committee to Audit Recovered Loot
[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday inaugurated a three-member committee to audit all assets recovered by relevant government agencies.

2017-11-22 How Prophet Joshua Iginla Predicted Mugabe's Resigination
[Vanguard] Respected preacher and Senior Pastor of Champions Royal Assembly, Kubwa, Abuja, Prophet Joshua Iginla, known for his accurate predictions about national and global events without fear, has continued to score higher.

2017-11-22 Dangote Commissions U.S.$500 Million Congo Plant On Thursday
[Premium Times] Dangote Cement will on Thursday in Congo commission its 1.5 million metric tonnes per annum capacity Cement Plant valued at 500 million dollars, the company said in a statement on Monday.

2017-11-22 Liberian Political Crisis Will Be Resolved Constitutionally - Buhari
[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari says the current political challenge in Liberia will be resolved constitutionally, urging all parties to exercise patience while waiting for the verdict of the Supreme Court.

2017-11-22 Premium Times Journalists Express Mixed Feelings After Winning Global Shining Light Award
[Premium Times] Two PREMIUM TIMES journalists who were named overall winners of this year's edition of the Global Shining Light Award said they received the top investigative journalism prize with mixed feelings.

2017-11-22 World Toilet Day - Sanitary Facilities Still a Mirage for Many Nigerians
[Daily Trust] As Nigeria joins the world to mark the 2017 World Toilet Day (WTD), the Minister of State for Environment Ibrahim Usman Jibril, has said access to sanitary facilities has remained a mirage to a vast majority of Nigerians.

2017-11-22 Police Confirm Arrest of Maryam Sanda for Stabbing Husband to Death
[This Day] The Nigerian Police have confirmed the arrest of Maryam Sanda for allegedly stabbing her husband, Bilyaminu Haliru Bello, to death.

2017-11-22 Nigerian Army Introduces New Language Policy for Personnel
[Guardian] The Army has given its personnel one year to learn and be proficient in the three major Nigerian languages - Yoruba, Igbo and Hausa.

2017-11-22 Experts Seek Policy to Drive PoS Penetration
[Guardian] Inadequate investments in Point of Sales (PoS) terminals have been identified as one of the major reasons the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN's) Cashless Economy initiative is not connecting as it should.Nigeria currently has about 150,000 terminals, which have been identified as grossly too inadequate to serve the projected 180 million people in the country.

2017-11-22 Ortom Calls for More Support On Ban On Open Grazing
[This Day] Makurdi -Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has stated that the implementation of the open grazing prohibition and ranches establishment law of the state needs the support of all Nigerians to end the perennial clashes between herdsmen and farmers.

2017-11-22 ‎Inter-Agency Rivalry Worsens As SSS, NIA Block EFCC's Operation
[Premium Times] The anti-graft agency, EFCC, on Tuesday failed to arrest two former top security officials after its operations were frustrated.

2017-11-22 Group Wants Dangiwa Umar to Contest 2019 Presidency
[This Day] Kaduna -A group known as Good-news Nigeria has kick started a campaign to pressurise radical former military administrator of Kaduna State, Col. Abubakar Dangiwa Umar (rtd), to contest for the 2019 presidential election.

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