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2017-05-28 Is Islamic Extremism On the Rise in Africa?
[Deutsche Welle] Extremists are increasingly shaping the image of Islam in Africa. But despite warnings that Islam is becoming increasingly conservative in Africa, experts say the religion is also becoming more diverse as a whole.

2017-05-29 57% of Nigerians Approve Buhari's Performance - Report
[Premium Times] A report released in the early hours of Monday reveals that 57 per cent of Nigerians say President Muhammadu Buhari has done well in office.

2017-05-29 Don't Provoke Nigerian Soldiers, Rights Lawyer Warns Politicians
[Premium Times] A rights lawyer, Femi Falana, on Sunday warned members of the political class not to provoke Nigerian soldiers.

2017-05-29 Despite Court Order, Biafra Leader Addresses Pro-Biafra Crowd
[Premium Times] The leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, addressed a crowd of supporters, numbering more than 10, in his father's compound in Abia State.

2017-05-28 Igbos Urged Not to Take Up Arms
[Daily Trust] The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has urged Ndigbo not to allow themselves to be provoked into any armed struggle, but to continue to sustain peaceful agitation for equity and justice within the Nigerian commonwealth.

2017-05-28 Two Years in Power - We Have Reasons to Celebrate - Ruling Party
[Daily Trust] The National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Malam Bolaji Abdullahi, says the government and the party have reasons to celebrate if the situation of Nigeria is looked at "closely".

2017-05-29 Democracy Day - Osinbajo Highlights Successes, Challenges of Buhari Administration
[Premium Times] The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday highlighted the various achievements of the Muhammadu Buhari administration since it came into office exactly two years ago on May 29, 2015.

2017-05-28 Data Centres Experience Growth Spurt
[Balancing Act] London -One sign that Africa's data markets are maturing is the rapid increase in the number of Level 3 certified data centres. A quarter of these data centres are carrier neutral, offering customers the ability to do a range of things that are vital as Africa's corporates go digital.

2017-05-28 How African Countries Can Harness the Huge Potential of Their Oceans
[The Conversation Africa] Over the past decade there's been a steady rise across Africa in the attention given to the responsible use of the oceans to contribute to economic growth - or what's known as the Blue Economy. The opportunities around Africa's blue economies are enormous with significant potential to create jobs and improve livelihoods.

2017-05-28 Computer Glitch Forces British Airways to Cancel Lagos-London Flight, Others
[This Day] UK mega carrier, British Airways has cancelled its Lagos-London and other flights around the world due to computer glitch. Thousands of passengers were stranded at Heathrow and Gatwick airports in London and other airports around the world.

2017-05-28 Land Use Act Frustrating Housing, Mortgage Financing
[Leadership] Abuja -The contentious Land Use Act may be thwarting mortgage financing and provision of affordable housing by the government, community and estate developers in the 36 states of the federation, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), LEADERSHIP Sunday findings have revealed.

2017-05-28 Nigeria, Other Nations Lose 50% of Jobs to Automation
[Leadership] World Bank President, Jim Yong's recent assertion that automation will wipe out two-thirds of jobs in the developing countries is already manifesting, with about 50 per cent of jobs across various industries now taken over by robots.

2017-05-29 U.S. Court Forbids Burna Boy From Performing in U.S., Canada
[Leadership] Lagos -A US Supreme Federal Court in New York has slammed an injunction against musical artist Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu popularly known as Burna Boy.

2017-05-29 Economic Recession is Buhari's Biggest Headache
[Daily Trust] Within the first half of his administration, President Muhammadu Buhari has been challenged by the contraction of the economy due to many factors beyond his control. The country's economy fell into recession in 2016 for the first time since 1991, a situation that spelt doom for many industries, high inflation and job losses.

2017-05-29 Two Years' Anniversary: Giant Footprints of Buhari
[Daily Trust] His coming to power on May 29, 2015 will be counted for a long time as a watershed in Nigeria's history. It was the first time since 1960 that an incumbent government at the federal level was defeated in an election and the opposition leader came to power. Major General Muhammadu Buhari is also a different kind of Nigerian politician. He is neither talkative nor eloquent. Where a Nigerian politician is forever smiling, Buhari has a stern mien. He also had a record as a stern military ruler in the 198

2017-05-29 Buhari - the Highs and Lows of Two-Year-Old Journey
[Vanguard] Whether President Muhammadu Buhari's two-year-old leadership of Nigeria has been worthwhile or not, can be easily understood from the actions and in actions that characterised the period.

2017-05-29 Buhari's Social Welfare Programme - So Far, Not So Good
[Vanguard] AS the All Progressives Congress, APC-led Fedral Government marks its second anniversay in office, Nigerians have, again, begun to ask questions about the administration's performance in office especially regarding the social welfare intervention programme of President Muhammadu Buhari for which N500 billion was allocated in the 2016 budget.

2017-05-29 Buhari At 2 - We've Secured Nigeria From Predators - Govt
[Vanguard] After exactly two years in the saddle, the federal government, yesterday, boasted that it had rescued Nigeria from predators and set the country on the path of recovery and sustained development.

2017-05-29 Two Years of Mixed Fortunes
[Vanguard] TODAY, May 29, 2017 is the second anniversary of the assumption of power by the Muhammadu Buhari government, elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He had campaigned on a three-point agenda: fighting insecurity (especially the Boko Haram insurgency), waging a war on corruption and revamping the economy.

2017-05-29 Buhari's Govt At Two - Much of 2016 Was Spent Clearing Mess We Inherited - Osinbajo
[Vanguard] Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the president Muhammadu Buhari led administration inaugurated on May 29, 2015 spent much of its first year in office in 2016, clearing the inherited "mess" from the government of former president Goodluck Jonathan.

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