Monthly Archives: February 2012

Ondo poll: ACN begins grassroots sensitisation – The Nation Newspaper


Ondo poll: ACN begins grassroots sensitisation
The Nation Newspaper
By Leke Akeredolu, Akure 4 hours 38 minutes ago The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) has started grassroots sensitisation in preparation for the governorship election in Ondo State. The programme kicked off at Ijare, Ifedore Local Government Area.
Why opposition rejected outcome of Cross River pollMoment Nigerian Newspapers
ACN candidate says Cross River governorship election is not credibleCHANNELS

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Former sports Minister, dragged before EFCC – Nigerian Tribune


Leadership Newspapers

Former sports Minister, dragged before EFCC
Nigerian Tribune
AN Abuja-based group, Arewa Transparency and Accountability Forum has dragged former sports minister, Yusuf Suleiman before Economic and Financial Crimes Commiss-ion, EFCC, over alleged corruption, misuse of public funds, betrayal of public trust, ...
Former Sports Minister, Suleiman, Dragged Before EFCC For Alleged FraudLeadership Newspapers

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Boko Haram bombs Nigerian church – World Magazine


World Magazine

Boko Haram bombs Nigerian church
World Magazine
A Sunday morning bombing outside the headquarters of a leading Christian denomination in northern Nigeria exploded what has been a brief season of calm in the Plateau State capital, Jos. The Nigerian-based terrorist group Boko Haram claimed ...
cocin explosion: Pandemonium in JosNigerian Tribune
Rep condemns attack on Jos churchVanguard
Six dead as bombers hit governor's churchThe Nation Newspaper
Leadership Newspapers -AllAfrica.com -Christian Post
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Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) stinks of corruption –Senate – Information Nigeria


Information Nigeria

Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) stinks of corruption –Senate
Information Nigeria
Stemming from a motion brought by Senator Adamu Gumba, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Sports, the Nigerian Senate concluded on Tuesdaythat the Nigeria Football Federation portrayed a circus of corruption, given the manner it had administered ...
NFF: Centre of corruption in Nigeria – SenateVanguard
NFF, house of corruption - David MarkNigerian Tribune
Nigeria's Dwindling Football Fortune Worries SenateTHISDAY Live
Nigerian Bulletin -AllAfrica.com -Leadership Newspapers
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Sect attacks besieged northeast Nigeria city – The Associated Press


Sect attacks besieged northeast Nigeria city
The Associated Press
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — An army official says suspected members of a radical Islamist sect have attacked a besieged city in Nigeria's northeast. Military spokesman Lt. Col. Hassan Mohammed said suspected Boko Haram members detonated a bomb Wednesday ...

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Pranksters Jam Lagos SOS Lines, 1.8m Fake Calls Made – P.M. News


Leadership Newspapers

Pranksters Jam Lagos SOS Lines, 1.8m Fake Calls Made
P.M. News
The move by the Lagos State Government to police the state is being threatened as over 1.8 million fake security calls were recorded by the Lagos Command Centre in two months, with Governor Babatunde Fashola worried over the rising prank calls.
Fashola stresses need for true federalismVanguard
FG Can't Control Police Alone, Says FasholaTHISDAY Live
Fashola's War Against NoiseLeadership Newspapers

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Lagos ACN Lauds Fayemi On Court Victory, Berates Oni – P.M. News


Leadership Newspapers

Lagos ACN Lauds Fayemi On Court Victory, Berates Oni
P.M. News
The Lagos State chapter of the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, has congratulated the Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi on his recent victory at the retrial tribunal set up to review the case that brought him to power in October 2010.
Arise clears air on Oni's suit, says application not to ridicule judiciaryNigerian Tribune
Don't Go To Supreme Court, Ekiti AG Advises OniLeadership Newspapers
Fayemi floors OniThe Nation Newspaper
THISDAY Live -Osun Defender -Moment Nigerian Newspapers
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Bill On Customs Service Reform Passes Second Reading – AllAfrica.com


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Bill On Customs Service Reform Passes Second Reading
AllAfrica.com
A bill to repeal the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Act 2004, and reform the administration and management of Customs and Excise in Nigeria on Tuesday passed second reading in the House of Representatives. The bill seeks the consolidation in a single ...
Bill to reform Customs passes second readingNigerian Tribune
Law To Consolidate CustomsLeadership Newspapers
House: Customs Service Operating IllegallyTHISDAY Live
The Nation
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Prisoners in Our Own Homes – AllAfrica.com


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Prisoners in Our Own Homes
AllAfrica.com
By Saleh Ibrahim Bature, 29 February 2012 Kano — From my stay in Kano in the recent past, I have been caught between the two extremes of sympathy and fear. The deadly serial bombings of police formations, a dastardly act that nearly brought down the ...
Suspected Gunmen Kill Businessman In KanoLeadership Newspapers
Gunmen Strike In Kano, Kill 1P.M. News
One feared dead as suspected Boko Haram members attack Policemen at checkpoint ...WorldStage

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N47.1bn scam: Court dismisses Akingbola’s application – Vanguard


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N47.1bn scam: Court dismisses Akingbola's application
Vanguard
By Abdulwahab Abdulah & Arji Donald LAGOS — FORMER Managing Director of Intercontinental Bank Plc (now acquired by Access Bank), Dr. Erastus Akingbola, yesterday, failed in his bid to compel the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, ...
Court dismisses Akingbola's allegation of denial of access to documentsNigerian Tribune
Alleged N47.1b theft: Court stops Akingbola's bid to stall trialThe Nation Newspaper
Lagos High Court Dismisses Akingbola's ApplicationLeadership Newspapers

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NJC decides Salami’s fate today – The Nation Newspaper


NJC decides Salami's fate today
The Nation Newspaper
By Yusuf Alli, Abuja 2 minutes ago The National Judicial Council (NJC) will today meet to determine whether the suspended President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Isa Ayo Salami, should be reinstated or not. The 29-member stakeholders Judicial Reform ...
NJC Meeting: Salami's RecallLeadership Newspapers
NJC meets today, may vote on Salami's reinstatementNigerian Tribune

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NANS asks govts to prioritise youths’ welfare •Commends Mimiko – Nigerian Tribune


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NANS asks govts to prioritise youths' welfare •Commends Mimiko
Nigerian Tribune
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), on Tuesday, tasked government at various levels to prioritise the welfare of youths in the programmes. The students' body also expressed satisfaction with the performance of the Dr Olusegun Mimiko ...
ONDO GUBER: My Governor, Mimiko is not in touch with history – Sen BoroficeVanguard
Second phase of Ondo Mother and Child project kicks offThe Nation Newspaper
Photo: Sun News PublishingDaily Sun
AllAfrica.com
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Edo PDP primaries: Osunbor congratulates Airhiavbere – Vanguard


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Edo PDP primaries: Osunbor congratulates Airhiavbere
Vanguard
FORMER Edo State governor and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, gubernatorial aspirant in the just-concluded primaries in Edo State, Prof. Oserheimen Osunbor, yesterday, congratulated General Charles Airhiavbere(rtd), who emerged winner.
Gov poll: Osunbor campaign group seeks support for Edo PDPNigerian Tribune
Edo Guber Race: Sign Of Things To ComeLeadership Newspapers
Anenih threatening my life, says Edo Commissioner OdionThe Nation Newspaper
THISDAY Live -Nigerian Observer -Daily Sun
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Imoke sacks aides – Vanguard


P.M. News

Imoke sacks aides
Vanguard
By Johnbosco Agbakwuru CALABAR- GOVERNOR Liyel Imoke of Cross River State, Tuesday dissolved his cabinet just as life returned to the governor's office 32 days after he was sacked by the Supreme Court. Imoke, after being declared winner of the February ...
Daniel, Oshiomhole, Ahmed congratulate Imoke on re-electionNigerian Tribune
Oshiomhole congratulates Imoke, DicksonThe Nation Newspaper
Imoke Takes Oath Of Office, Dissolves CabinetLeadership Newspapers
THISDAY Live -Daily Sun
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Akpabio tasks Law students on entrepreneurship – Vanguard


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Akpabio tasks Law students on entrepreneurship
Vanguard
Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State has charged students from the state in Nigerian Law School to regard themselves as agents of change and entrepreneurship in the development of the country. Akpabio gave the advice during an interaction with ...
Akpabio advises law studentsThe Nation Newspaper
Akpabio's honour as Sun Man of Year 2011 well deserved - OshiomholeNigerian Tribune
Nigeria approves new science, technology policyBikya Masr
Moment Nigerian Newspapers
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‘Oyo has no master plan’ – The Nation Newspaper


'Oyo has no master plan'
The Nation Newspaper
By Our Reporter 1 hour ago Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has said the absence of a master plan has slowed down its development. Ajimobi spoke at the weekend during his investiture as the Patron of the Jericho Businessmen's Club at the Premier Hotel ...
The judiciary as I see it todayNigerian Tribune
I'm Not Eyeing Presidency, Says AjumobiTHISDAY Live
Harmonise development priorities, FG urges statesBusiness Hallmark

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Osun college students protest ‘harmonisation plan’ – The Nation Newspaper


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Osun college students protest 'harmonisation plan'
The Nation Newspaper
By Adesoji Adeniyi, Osogbo 12 hours 22 minutes ago Students of the Osun State College of Education, Ilesa, yesterday protested the alleged plan by the state Government to harmonise the four state-owned tertiary institutions. But the government said it ...
Osun: ACN, PDP Lock HornsLeadership Newspapers
As Osun ACN, PDP bicker over LG pollsNigerian Tribune
Students protest rumoured harmonization of institutionsDaily Sun

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Making the service year count – Vanguard


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Making the service year count
Vanguard
THE need for the transformation of the National Youth Service Corps scheme became glaring following the security challenges that beset the scheme and the death of some corps members on national duty during the April 2011 elections.
NYSC Reviews Orientation Course ContentAllAfrica.com
Corps Members Hold Peace ConfabLeadership Newspapers
NYSC members serve as tea girls and boys at National AssemblyInformation Nigeria

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Ribadu pledges to bring accountability to petroleum sector – Vanguard


BusinessDay

Ribadu pledges to bring accountability to petroleum sector
Vanguard
Abuja -Malam Nuhu Ribadu, the Chairman, Petroleum Revenue Task Force, has pledged to ensure accountability and transparency in the petroleum sector in line with the mandate of the task force. Ribadu made the pledge on Tuesday in Abuja after the ...
On Ribadu's new appointmentBusinessDay
Jonathan Must Allow Ribadu To Operate — LawmakerLeadership Newspapers

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Tinubu urges US to assist Nigeria’s anti-terrorism war – Osun Defender


P.M. News

Tinubu urges US to assist Nigeria's anti-terrorism war
Osun Defender
Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) National Leader Senator Bola Tinubu has lamented the threat to security in the country, urging the United States to assist Nigeria in tackling both terrorism and corruption. He also called for Nigerian-American ...
Obasanjo Wanted Me, Tinubu Dead Over LCDAs —Oba AkioluP.M. News
How Buhari, IBB, OBJ compounded Nigeria's constitutional crisis – TinubuVanguard
Tinubu calls for new revenue formulaThe Nation Newspaper
Information Nigeria -AllAfrica.com
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ACF Begs Boko Haram To End Attacks – P.M. News


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ACF Begs Boko Haram To End Attacks
P.M. News
The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) on Monday appealed to members of the Boko Haram sect to stop its killing of innocent people in the country. Mr. Anthony Sani, the National Publicity Secretary of the organisation made the call in a statement he issued ...
Atiku, ACF Challenge Boko HaramTHISDAY Live
Nigeria: Atiku, Acf Urge Boko Haram to Enter DialogueAllAfrica.com
Dialogue: Atiku Challenges Boko HaramLeadership Newspapers

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How A Thief Almost Became Nigeria’s President – P.M. News (blog)


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How A Thief Almost Became Nigeria's President
P.M. News (blog)
The story of how James Ibori went from convicted thief in London in the 1990s, to become governor of a wealthy oil-producing Nigerian state and then to a British prison is a remarkable one. It is the story of a wily political operator, ...
Campaigners hail Ibori money laundering conviction but call for more actionTrustLaw
DIY worker turned Nigerian governor admits £50m fraudTelegraph.co.uk
Ex-Nigerian State Governor Pleads Guilty To Financial Crimes In UKRTT News
BBC News -New York Times -The Guardian
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Osun ACN Felicitates With Tinubu – Osun Defender


P.M. News

Osun ACN Felicitates With Tinubu
Osun Defender
A congratulatory message has gone out from the Osun State chapter of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) to the national leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, for the exalted honour given to him by the Ijesha Muslim Community, ...
How Buhari, IBB, OBJ compounded Nigeria's constitutional crisis – TinubuVanguard
Tinubu calls for new revenue formulaThe Nation Newspaper
Tinubu tasks council chiefs on service, accountabilityInformation Nigeria
AllAfrica.com -P.M. News
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Okorocha calls for creation of more states in South-East to honour Ojukwu – Vanguard


Daily Nation

Okorocha calls for creation of more states in South-East to honour Ojukwu
Vanguard
Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, on Monday demanded the creation of additional states for the South-East to honour Chief Chukwuemeka Odumuegwu-Ojukwu. Okorocha made the call at a ceremony he organised to receive the remains of Ojukwu at the ...
Why LOC barred MASSOB from burialDaily Sun
Ojukwu was the hero of our time- LEKAN BALOGUNBusiness Hallmark
Ojukwu a great, uncommon patriot, says EkweremaduThe Nation Newspaper
Nigerian Tribune -AFP -Nigerian Observer
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Nigeria approves new science, technology policy – Bikya Masr


Bikya Masr

Nigeria approves new science, technology policy
Bikya Masr
LAGOS: A new science, technology and innovation policy has been approved by the Nigeria's federal government, said the Minister of Science and Technology Ita Ewa. He disclosed this in his keynote address in Uyo at the Akwa Ibom Science & Technology ...
Akpabio's honour as Sun Man of Year 2011 well deserved - OshiomholeNigerian Tribune
Jubilation in A/Ibom as tribunal strikes out Akpabio/Udoedeheís caseMoment Nigerian Newspapers

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Jos Bomb Attack – 28 Vehicles Burnt – COCIN – AllAfrica.com


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Jos Bomb Attack - 28 Vehicles Burnt - COCIN
AllAfrica.com
By Achor Abimaje, 28 February 2012 The president of Church of Christ of Christ in Nigeria (COCIN) church in Jos, Rev. Soja Bewarang, has disclosed that members of the church lost 28 vehicles valued at over N100 million. Rev.
Arewa condemns Jos attack on churchNigerian Tribune
Seven suspects arrested over attempt to bomb church in BauchiVanguard
Six dead as bombers hit governor's churchThe Nation Newspaper
Catholic Culture -Belfast Newsletter -Nigerian Bulletin
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Jonathan Pledges to Tackle Environmental Hazards – AllAfrica.com


BusinessLIVE

Jonathan Pledges to Tackle Environmental Hazards
AllAfrica.com
By Abdul-Rahman Abubakar, 28 February 2012 President Goodluck Jonathan has pledged to tackle environmental hazards affecting various communities in the country. Speaking during inspection of gas pipeline explosion site in Bayelsa State, Jonathan said ...
Nigeria urges Chevron to help fire victimsReuters Africa
Jonathan: explosion victims to be compensatedThe Nation Newspaper
President vows to address environmental concerns in NigeriaFirstpost
Washington Post
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Chime Congratulates Imoke Over Victory – Nigerian Observer


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Chime Congratulates Imoke Over Victory
Nigerian Observer
ENUGU - Governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu State has congratulated Sen. Liyel Imoke of Cross River for his re-election as the governor of the state. In a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Chukwudi Achife, in Enugu, Chime described the ...
IMT students barricade govt house, protest hike in school feesVanguard

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Chime Congratulates Imoke Over Victory – Nigerian Observer


Leadership Newspapers

Chime Congratulates Imoke Over Victory
Nigerian Observer
ENUGU - Governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu State has congratulated Sen. Liyel Imoke of Cross River for his re-election as the governor of the state. In a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Chukwudi Achife, in Enugu, Chime described the ...
IMT Students Barricade Govt House Over School Fees HikeLeadership Newspapers
IMT students barricade govt house, protest hike in school feesVanguard

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Edo Guber: Veteran Journalist Urges Oshiomhole To Look Beyond 2016 – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers

Edo Guber: Veteran Journalist Urges Oshiomhole To Look Beyond 2016
Leadership Newspapers
The Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has been called upon to begin to shop for a successor come 2016 that will consolidate on his achievement, as his victory at the forthcoming gubernatorial election is guaranteed. Editor-in-Chief of Tell ...
Edo guber: ACN leaders adopt Odubu as Oshiomhole's running mateVanguard
'No alternative to democracy'Nigerian Tribune
ACN Women Begin Door-to-door CampaignNigerian Observer

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Three cops, two others killed in Adamawa, Kaduna – Moment Nigerian Newspapers


Three cops, two others killed in Adamawa, Kaduna
Moment Nigerian Newspapers
GUNMEN suspected to be members of Islamic sect, Boko Haram, late on Sunday attacked and burnt a police station, killing three police officers and leaving several others critically injured. By Sani Daji,Yola, and Garba Muhammad, Kaduna GUNMEN suspected ...
Gunmen kill three cops, loot armoury in AdamawaVanguard
Boko Haram kills three in AdamawaThe Nation Newspaper
Photo: Sun News PublishingDaily Sun

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Nigeria urges Chevron to help fire victims – Reuters Africa


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Nigeria urges Chevron to help fire victims
Reuters Africa
KOLUAMA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigeria's president visited the site of a fire caused by an accident at Chevron's offshore Funiwa oil facility and urged the company to give more aid to the communities affected. The fire has been raging since a gas ...
Gas Explosion: Jonathan Orders Minister, Chevron To Pay CompensationLeadership Newspapers
Jonathan: explosion victims to be compensatedThe Nation Newspaper
President vows to address environmental concerns in NigeriaFirstpost
Washington Post
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Pirates of Penzance – a review

Pirates of Penzance


On Sunday, February 26, the Musical Society of Nigeria performed the comic opera, the Pirates of Penzance, by Gilbert and Sullivan. Read More...

Fayemi floors Oni – The Nation Newspaper


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Fayemi floors Oni
The Nation Newspaper
By Our Reporter 12 hours 19 minutes ago THE dream of a former illegal occupant of the Ekiti State Government House to return to power collapsed yesterday at the Court of Appeal. An application brought before the court sitting in Ado-Ekiti by Mr Segun ...
Violence erupts as Appeal Court dismisses Oniís case against FayemiMoment Nigerian Newspapers
Appeal Court Dismisses Oni'sLeadership Newspapers
Court dismisses Oni's suit against Fayemi •We'll appeal —Ex-govNigerian Tribune
Daily Sun -WorldStage -P.M. News
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Kogi seeks Fed Govt’s support on free trade zone – The Nation Newspaper


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Kogi seeks Fed Govt's support on free trade zone
The Nation Newspaper
By Franca Ochigbo, Abuja 3 hours 24 minutes ago Kogi State Governor Idris Wada said yesterday that the state is set to float a free trade zone for investors to have a safe abode for their businesses. He said the government would ensure that all ...
Court rules on Kogi gov suit tomorrowNigerian Tribune

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Promotion of DIG’s, AIGs: senior officers petition Presidency, NASS – Vanguard


Promotion of DIG's, AIGs: senior officers petition Presidency, NASS
Vanguard
By KINGSLEY OMONOBI THE pent up anger and disaffection caused by the recent promotion of seven Deputy Inspectors General of Police and 13 Assistant Inspectors General of Police, took a new twist Monday as senior Police officers who felt shortchanged ...
Photo: Sun News PublishingDaily Sun
Promotion: Senior police officers drag PSC to Presidency, N'AssemblyThe Nation Newspaper

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Daniel, Oshiomhole, Ahmed congratulate Imoke on re-election – Nigerian Tribune


Leadership Newspapers

Daniel, Oshiomhole, Ahmed congratulate Imoke on re-election
Nigerian Tribune
Former governor of Ogun State, Chief Gbenga Daniel, has described the re-election of Senator Liyel Imoke as governor of Cross River State as a reward for good governance. Chief Daniel, while reacting to the landslide victory of Imoke, said the people ...
Oshiomhole congratulates Imoke, DicksonThe Nation Newspaper
I'll focus on service-driven economy, says ImokeDaily Sun
Imoke's Re-Election Testimony Of Electorates Confidence On Him - PDPLeadership Newspapers
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Daniel, Oshiomhole, Ahmed congratulate Imoke on re-election – Nigerian Tribune


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Daniel, Oshiomhole, Ahmed congratulate Imoke on re-election
Nigerian Tribune
Former governor of Ogun State, Chief Gbenga Daniel, has described the re-election of Senator Liyel Imoke as governor of Cross River State as a reward for good governance. Chief Daniel, while reacting to the landslide victory of Imoke, said the people ...
Oshiomhole congratulates Imoke, DicksonThe Nation Newspaper
I'll focus on service-driven economy, says ImokeDaily Sun
Imoke's Re-Election Testimony Of Electorates Confidence On Him - PDPLeadership Newspapers
Information Nigeria
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Lagos okays N58.7b for new projects – The Nation Newspaper


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Lagos okays N58.7b for new projects
The Nation Newspaper
By Miriam Ndikanwu 18 hours 46 minutes ago Lagos State Government has approved N58.7billion for the execution of 156 new projects in the 57 Local Government and Local Council Development Areas. Chairman of the State Tender Board (STD), Mrs. Florence ...
Lagos Earmarks N58.7bn For New ProjectsLeadership Newspapers
Fashola Approves N58.7b For 156 New ProjectsP.M. News

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NBA to fight corruption in judiciary – The Nation Newspaper


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NBA to fight corruption in judiciary
The Nation Newspaper
By Joseph Jibueze 2 minutes ago It decried the growing incidences of graft in the justice delivery system and the alleged fact that some members of the bar and the bench were involved in the "perilous conduct". The association directed its President ...
NBA sets up c'ttee to probe corruption in judiciaryVanguard
Senior lawyers endorse NBA's plans for anti-graft commissionDaily Sun
AGF To Prosecute Corrupt Judicial Officers, LawyersLeadership Newspapers

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Gunmen kill 6 in Adamawa, Kaduna •Confusion at Seme over suspected explosive … – Nigerian Tribune


Osun Defender

Gunmen kill 6 in Adamawa, Kaduna •Confusion at Seme over suspected explosive ...
Nigerian Tribune
The gunmen were alleged to have arrived at the station, pretending to want to lodge complaints.“But thereafter, they started attacking the police men on duty,” the witnesses said. Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) were used in the attack which ...
Seven suspects arrested over attempt to bomb church in BauchiVanguard
Six dead as bombers hit governor's churchThe Nation Newspaper
Rage in Jos as suicide bomber strikesInformation Nigeria
P.M. News -AllAfrica.com -Daily Times Nigeria
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Senate, SNC and the burden of restructuring – Nigerian Tribune


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Senate, SNC and the burden of restructuring
Nigerian Tribune
In recent times, the calls for the convocation of a Sovereign National Conference (SNC) have been as strident as in the days preceding the commencement of the Fourth Republic. In those days, when the military held sway in the affairs of Nigeria, ...
Speaking for the nationVanguard
SNC Inevitable - Senator AdamuAllAfrica.com
Official rejection of Sovereign ConferenceDaily Sun
Leadership Newspapers
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Three killed in attack on Nigeria police station – The Daily Star


The Daily Star

Three killed in attack on Nigeria police station
The Daily Star
KANO, Nigeria: Gunmen killed three policemen in an attack on a police station in northeast Nigeria, the latest in a wave of near daily violence blamed on Islamist group Boko Haram, police said Monday. The attack occured on Sunday night in Adamawa State ...
Police: 3 die in north Nigeria checkpoint attackThe Associated Press

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Imoke’s Re-Election Testimony – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers

Imoke's Re-Election Testimony
Leadership Newspapers
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the re-election of Gov. Liyel Imoke of Cross River in last Saturday's election is a testimony to people's unwavering confidence in his performance in office. Prof. Rufai Alkali, the National Publicity ...
Jonathan, others hail Imoke's victory in C'RiverInformation Nigeria
Imoke winsThe Nation Newspaper
How Imoke wonVanguard
Nigerian Tribune -Moment Nigerian Newspapers -AllAfrica.com
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PDP Wins Katsina Legislative – Leadership Newspapers


PDP Wins Katsina Legislative
Leadership Newspapers
If you have a QR Code Reader you can access the app by scanning this code. This app will work on all phones including Android, iPhone, Windows 7, Symbian and Blackberry. Alhaji Nazifi Bello of the PDP has won Saturday's by-election in Mashi ...
PDP wins by-election in KatsinaThe Nation Newspaper
Bye-Election: 3 Abducted NYSC Members Rescued In KatsinaNigerian Observer

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Nigeria: FG Approves New Policy On Science, Technology Innovations – IT News Africa


Leadership Newspapers

Nigeria: FG Approves New Policy On Science, Technology Innovations
IT News Africa
A new science, technology and innovation policy has been approved by the Nigeria's federal government, said the Minister of Science and Technology Ita Ewa. He disclosed this in his keynote address in Uyo at the Akwa Ibom Science & Technology (AKISTECH) ...
Akpabio is Sun Man of the YearThe Nation Newspaper
FG approves new policy on science, technology innovations – MinisterVanguard
This is a sincere award –AkpabioDaily Sun
Nigerian Observer -Moment Nigerian Newspapers -AllAfrica.com
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This Revenue-Sharing Thing Again – AllAfrica.com


Leadership Newspapers

This Revenue-Sharing Thing Again
AllAfrica.com
By Simon Kolawole, 26 February 2012 This time, by the chairman of the Nigerian Northern Governors Forum, Dr. Babangida Mu'azu Aliyu, who lamented that Northern states are marginalised in the sharing of federally collected revenue.
Oil producing states criticise Niger State governor's call for review of ...NgEX
ERIVATION FORMULA: N/Delta gov, senators, Reps blast northern govsVanguard
Who is afraid of new revenue allocation formula?The Nation Newspaper
Osun Defender -Daily Sun -Leadership Newspapers
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Awujale enrols for Law at 78 – Punch – Nigerian Bulletin


Awujale enrols for Law at 78 – Punch
Nigerian Bulletin
Seventy-eight-year-old Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, has gone back to school. According to him, he desires to make history as the nation's oldest monarch to bag a degree in Law while still on the throne. Adetona on Saturday joined 201 other ...
Awujale gets admission to varsity at 78Nigerian Tribune
At 78, Awujale enrols to read Law at NOUNDaily Sun

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Full Story – Nigerian Observer


Nigerian Observer

Full Story
Nigerian Observer
By RAYMOND C. ONYEGU IN 1992, the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women adopted the General Recommendation No. 19 on Violence against women. The Recommendation deals with violence against women and specifies the nature of ...
Between Anenih and Oshiomhole: The Character QuestionLeadership Newspapers
Edo Guber: Battle is setVanguard
How Osunbor lost PDP primaryThe Nation Newspaper

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Jonathan Pour Encomiums On Shagari At 87 – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers

Jonathan Pour Encomiums On Shagari At 87
Leadership Newspapers
President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday described former president Shehu Shagari as an elder statesman who has never relented in making his wisdom and vast experience available to the country. Jonathan, who made this comment while congratulating Shagari ...
Straight Talk: Avoiding the Greek GiftVanguard
Jonathan greets Shagari at 87The Nation Newspaper
Jonathan lauds Shagari on 87th birthdayDaily Times Nigeria
Osun Defender -THISDAY Live
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Seven suspects arrested over attempt to bomb church in Bauchi – Vanguard


Seven suspects arrested over attempt to bomb church in Bauchi
Vanguard
By Suzan Edeh BAUCHI — Seven persons have been arrested by the police in Bauchi State for attempting to attack Church of Christ in Nigeria, a COCIN LCC, church with weapons and locally-made explosives in Miya Barkatai village in Toro Local Government ...
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Mimiko begins emergency highway medical service – The Nation Newspaper


Mimiko begins emergency highway medical service
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By Our Reporter 4 minutes ago Still basking in the euphoria of a successful third year anniversary, the Dr. Olusegun Mimiko-led administration in Ondo State is set to introduce an emergency medical service on its highway. The operation takes off next ...
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Our plans to de-flood Lagos, by Commissioner – The Nation Newspaper


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Our plans to de-flood Lagos, by Commissioner
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By Our Reporter 1 hour ago THRILLED by an all-encompassing de-flooding programme presented before it by the Ministry of the Environment, the Lagos State House of Assembly at the weekend acknowledged the “seriousness” of the Governor Babatunde Raji ...
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Al-Mustapha’s family threatens to petition NJC over death sentence – The Nation Newspaper


Al-Mustapha's family threatens to petition NJC over death sentence
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By Kolade Adeyemi, Kano 12 hours 8 minutes ago Member of the Hamza Al-Mustapha family have threatened to report Justice Mojisola Dada to the National Judicial Council (NJC) for, according to them, refusing them access to the judgment that condemned the ...
Al-Mustapha's family threatens to petition NJC, Attorney-General , if…Nigerian Tribune
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‘Ikemba Nnewi hope of Igbos’ – The Nation Newspaper


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'Ikemba Nnewi hope of Igbos'
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By Emma Mgbeahurike, Owerri 10 hours 38 minutes ago The Late Chief Chukwuemeka Ojukwu represented the hope of the Igbo, the Biafra Liberation Council has said. The leader of the group, Prince Longinus Orjiakoh, spoke at the Night of Tribute held at the ...
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Akinjide, Ladoja, Adeojo, 13 others in 4-hour meeting – Nigerian Tribune


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Akinjide, Ladoja, Adeojo, 13 others in 4-hour meeting
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IT was a gathering of gladiators in the Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ibadan on Saturday, as elders and stakeholders deliberated on the party's congresses scheduled to start this week. The much-speculated return of a former ...
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Free meal in schools boosts enrolment in Kano – Nigerian Tribune


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Free meal in schools boosts enrolment in Kano
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A member of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano, Malam Adamu Musa Kudu, has said that the re-introduction of free meal in the primary schools by the Kano State governor, Dr Rabi'u Musa Kwankwaso, has made more pupils to attend schools regularly, ...
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How Osunbor lost PDP primary – The Nation Newspaper


How Osunbor lost PDP primary
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By Our Reporter 3 minutes ago Prof Oserheimen Osunbor lost last Saturday's governorship primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) because of his disagreement with party chieftain Chief Tony Anenih, sources said yesterday. Osunbor had 22 votes, ...
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Nigeria Imposes 24-Hour Curfew in Gombe State After Bombings – BusinessWeek


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Nigeria Imposes 24-Hour Curfew in Gombe State After Bombings
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By Ardo Abdullahi Hazzad and Gbenga Akingbule Feb. 25 (Bloomberg) -- Nigerian authorities imposed a 24- hour curfew in the northeastern state of Gombe after bomb blasts by suspected members of the Boko Haram movement. The restrictions were imposed to ...
Gombe killing: Security put on red alert• Govt imposes 24-hr curfew • 12 ...Nigerian Tribune
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Sylva Administration Was wasteful—Gov. Seriake Dickson – Leadership Newspapers


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Sylva Administration Was wasteful---Gov. Seriake Dickson
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Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has announced that preliminary investigations into the policies and contract awards by the immediate past administration showed a season of wastage of state funds, declaring that his administration has saved ...
Dickson's restoration agenda saves N1bnVanguard
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Gombe violence: Over 40 explosives planted – Vanguard


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Gombe violence: Over 40 explosives planted
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Gunmen suspected of beingBoko Haram Islamists killed a dozen people when they razed a policestation after failing to storm a jail in Gombe, police said yesterday. The city was put under lock-down, with no residentsallowed to leave their homes, ...
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Zakari Biu:Secretly reinstated, publicly dismissed – Vanguard


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Zakari Biu:Secretly reinstated, publicly dismissed
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By Jide Ajani & Kingsley Omonobi His comeuppance has come in a most ignominious manner. Hassan Zakari Biu did not bargain for what has eventually come his way. For a police officer whose commitment to service often verged on zealotry, Zakari Biu's ...
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Ex-Halliburton executive headed to slammer for bribery scheme
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A former top Halliburton executive will serve 2 1/2 years in prison after pleading guilty in Houston federal court to orchestrating a $180 million bribery scheme to secure $6 billion in natural gas deals in Nigeria, the Justice Department announced ...
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How Ojukwu fought for 13% derivation – Odili – Vanguard


How Ojukwu fought for 13% derivation – Odili
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BY JIMITOTA ONOYUME, TONY EDIKE & VINCENT UJUMADU WITHOUT the support of late Elder statesman and former Military Governor of Eastern Nigeria, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, the oil-producing areas of the country would have cracked a tougher nut ...
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North ready for restructuring, say Lamido, Aliyu, Ayu, others – The Nation Newspaper


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North ready for restructuring, say Lamido, Aliyu, Ayu, others
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By Augustine Ehikioya, Abuja 18 hours 9 minutes ago The North picked up the gauntlet yesterday and declared it is now poised for the restructuring of Nigeria in the face of what it called identified threats confronting the region.
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Supreme Court sacks Kebbi governor – The Nation Newspaper


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Supreme Court sacks Kebbi governor
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He was the sixth state chief executive removed by the apex court in the last one month. The court ordered a fresh election within 90 days. Governors Liyel Imoke (Cross River); Aliyu Wamakko (Sokoto); Timipre Sylva (Bayelsa); Murtala Nyako (Adamawa) and ...
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Government by committee and task force; whodunit? – Vanguard


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Government by committee and task force; whodunit?
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By Kassim Afegbua I am yet to understand the rationale for the numerous committees that are springing up every day at a time the Jonathan-led government is thinking about running a slim government and save for the country. The number of committees from ...
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Police to dismiss corrupt and criminally minded officers – Vanguard


Police to dismiss corrupt and criminally minded officers
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By Peter Duru Newly promoted Deputy Inspector General of Police, Mr. Haruna John has decried what he described as the perpetration of organized crime in the Police force warning that the Police high command would not hesitate to summarily dismiss any ...
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Imoke’s athletics revolution in Cross River – Vanguard


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Imoke's athletics revolution in Cross River
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By Bruce Ijirigho When I was invited to Calabar to meet with Cross River State governor, Senator Liyel Imoke in June 2009, I was excited but did not know what to expect. However, during our forty minutes discussion, what I found was a simple, ...
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Lagos NURTW: Nobody Will Be Victimised – Agbede – Nigerian Tribune


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Lagos NURTW: Nobody Will Be Victimised - Agbede
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The Lagos State council of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) has appealed to members of the union in Lagos State to cooperate with the newly constituted management committee put in place to direct the affairs of the union in the ...
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Nigeria approves opening of – Coastweek


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Nigeria approves opening of
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ABUJA, (Xinhua) -- Nigeria on Wednesday approved the establishment of five new private universities, bringing the number of universities in the country to 122 including federal and state government owned ones. Two of the new universities, ...
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Edo 2012: Will PDP build a sandcastle? – Vanguard


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Edo 2012: Will PDP build a sandcastle?
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YES and no. For the benefit of those who are not conversant with the infantile indulgence of building sandcastles at seaside picnics or at the village playground, their construction tickles the aesthetic imagination of little kids.
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Arrest Corrupt Oil Industry Operators —Senator Kaka Tasks EFCC – P.M. News


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Arrest Corrupt Oil Industry Operators —Senator Kaka Tasks EFCC
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Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Senator Gbenga Kaka, has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to move in and arrest those accused of impropriety in the petroleum industry. In an interview with PMNEWS this ...
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Rivers guber: Omehia’s lawyers condemn ruling – Daily Sun


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Rivers guber: Omehia's lawyers condemn ruling
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Legal team of the Rivers State governorship candidate of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in the 2011 governorship election has condemned the ruling by the re-constituted Election Petitions Tribunal, which struck out the petition of Celestine ...
Tribunal dismisses Omehia's, APGA's petitionThe Nation Newspaper
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Lagos to generate electricity from dumpsites – Daily Sun


Lagos to generate electricity from dumpsites
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By TESSY IGOMU Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has set in motion plans to start electricity generation from landfill sites across the state. The LAWMA Managing Director, Mr. Ola Oresanya, made this disclosure during a stakeholders' ...
Lagosians warned on cart pushers as sanitation holds tomorrowThe Nation Newspaper
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Photo: Sun News Publishing
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The controversy surrounding Saturday's governorship election in Cross River State continued yesterday at a Federal High Court even as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said the court presided over by Justice Abdul Kafarati lacked the ...
Court refuses to stop Cross River electionThe Nation Newspaper
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Oyo police dismiss 16 men for alleged bribery – The Nation Newspaper


Oyo police dismiss 16 men for alleged bribery
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By Oseheye Okwuofu, Ibadan 2 minutes ago The Oyo State Police Command yesterday dismissed 16 men for bribery, absenteeism and neglect of duty. Commissioner of Police Moses Onireti told reporters in Ibadan, the state capital, that two policemen were ...
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Medical students decry non-accreditation of school – The Nation Newspaper


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Medical students decry non-accreditation of school
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By Uja Emmanuel, Makurdi 12 hours 22 minutes ago Medical students of the Benue State University (BSU) Makurdi, yesterday protested at the Government House, Makurdi over non-accreditation of their school by the Nigeria Medical and Dental Council.
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NCP to partner NASS for NITEL’s privatisation – Vanguard


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NCP to partner NASS for NITEL's privatisation
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By DANIEL IDONOR ABUJA – As ailing national carrier, NITEL's indebtedness hits N250 billion, Vice President Namadi Sambo Thursday expressed the willingness of the National Council on Privatisation, NCP, to partner the National Assembly to achieve ...
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Imo: Awaiting Supreme Court’s intervention – The Nation Newspaper


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Imo: Awaiting Supreme Court's intervention
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By Ethelbert Okere 12 hours 6 minutes ago Chief Rochas Okorocha, the Governor of Imo state, has a penchant for inundating the people with hyperboles, so brazenly that it is usually a wonder to observers if they ever believe him.
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Govt releases N15b for subsidy palliatives – Information Nigeria


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Govt releases N15b for subsidy palliatives
Information Nigeria
THE Federal Government yesterday approved the disbursement of N15 billion as a revolving interest-free loan to boost public transportation in the country. The programme initiated by President Goodluck Jonathan on January 8 during the anti-fuel subsidy ...
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FG approves N15bn loan for transportersNigerian Tribune
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N894m contract scam: Bankole gave contracts to ghost firms, says EFCC – Spyghana.com


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N894m contract scam: Bankole gave contracts to ghost firms, says EFCC
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ABUJA — Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday, accused the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Dimeji Bankole, of using fake companies to defraud the Federal Government of N894 million while in office.
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Prepare For More Violent Storms, Lagos Warns Residents – P.M. News (blog)


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Prepare For More Violent Storms, Lagos Warns Residents
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The Lagos State Government has called on Lagosians to prepare for more violent storms, wind and heavy rainfall this year. Commissioner for the Environment, Mr. Tunji Bello, disclosed this yesterday at a Town Hall Meeting with community ...
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Jonathan, Cameron Join Forces Against Terrorism – AllAfrica.com


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Jonathan, Cameron Join Forces Against Terrorism
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By George Agba, 23 February 2012 President Goodluck Jonathan and British Prime Minister, Mr David Cameron yesterday agreed to join forces with other friendly nations in the prosecution of the war against terrorism. Speaking when he met Cameron ahead of ...
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Lagos ACN Condemns NURTW Violence – P.M. News


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Lagos ACN Condemns NURTW Violence
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The Lagos State chapter of the Action Congress of Nigeria has condemned the increasing violence being perpetrated by members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Lagos . The party says that the time has come for the Lagos State ...
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Why I revoked OGD’s father’s church C of O – Amosu – Daily Sun


Why I revoked OGD's father's church C of O – Amosu
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Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, yesterday spoke on why his administration revoked the Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) of a church built by his predecessor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel in memory of his late father, Pa Abraham Adebola.
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Reps give international airlines four weeks to reduce fares – The Nation Newspaper


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Reps give international airlines four weeks to reduce fares
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By Victor Oluwasegun and Dele Anofi, Abuja 7 hours 57 minutes ago The House of Representatives has given international airlines operating in the Nigeria four weeks to reduce their air fares. The lawmakers yesterday directed the Federal Airports ...
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Senate aborts Bill to prohibit posting Corps members to conflict zones – The Nation Newspaper


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Senate aborts Bill to prohibit posting Corps members to conflict zones
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The Senate yesterday aborted a Bill to prohibit the posting of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members to crisis- ridden states. The Bill entitled: “A Bill for an Act to amend the National Youth Service Corps Act Cap N84 LFN 2004” also sought to ...
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Tribunal dismisses LP’s petition against Senator Tinubu – The Nation Newspaper


Tribunal dismisses LP's petition against Senator Tinubu
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By Eric Ikhilae 19 hours 12 minutes ago The Legislative Election Petition Tribunal in Lagos yesterday dismissed the petition filed by the Labour Party (LP) challenging the election of Mrs. Oluremi Tinubu as Senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial ...
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How PDP plans to rig election, by Oshiomhole – The Nation Newspaper


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How PDP plans to rig election, by Oshiomhole
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By Osagie Otabor, Benin 4 hours 42 minutes ago Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of planning to rig the July 14 governorship election. Oshiomhole spoke at the enlarged state executive meeting of the ...
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Northern Christians fault Sanusi on N25m donation – The Nation Newspaper


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Northern Christians fault Sanusi on N25m donation
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By Tony Akowe, Kaduna 19 hours 1 minute ago The Northern Christian Elders Forum (NORCEF) yesterday lashed out at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi over what it termed a face-saving and belated donation to victims of ...
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Why Ekiti govt effected my arrest – Oni’s aide – Vanguard


Why Ekiti govt effected my arrest – Oni's aide
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ADO-EKITI— Mr. Lere Olayinka, the media aide to former Ekiti state governor, Segun Oni, yesterday narrated his ordeal with the state government that led to his spending about four hours at the Ekiti police headquarters. “The petition, in form of a memo ...
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Gridlock on ‘major artery’ of Nigeria’s economy: Ultimatum expires…Will Lagos … – Vanguard


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Gridlock on 'major artery' of Nigeria's economy: Ultimatum expires…Will Lagos ...
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By John Abayomi, Deputy Online Editor The 72-hour ultimatum given to tanker drivers by the Lagos State Government to remove their vehicles from the highway or face forceful evacuation expired yesterday, just as tankers waiting to load fuel at the tank ...
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Enugu NLC chairman sacked – Vanguard


Enugu NLC chairman sacked
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BY TONY EDIKE ENUGU- THE crisis in Enugu State chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Wednesday, took a new turn as chairman of the congress, Comrade Nze Chumaife, was removed from office for allegedly working against the collective interest of ...
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NCC, others allay fear over M-payment – The Nation


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NCC, others allay fear over M-payment
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By ADLINE ATILI 4 minutes ago The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and telecommunications operators have said there is no cause for alarm over the mobile money scheme aka cash-less banking. Mobile telephone subscribers, who will form the bulk ...
110m SIM cards so far registered —NCCNigerian Tribune
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Nigeria sacks top police officer over Boko Haram suspect’s escape – Afrique en Ligue


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Nigeria sacks top police officer over Boko Haram suspect's escape
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Lagos, Nigeria - Nigeria's Police Service Commission has announced the immediate dismissal of Police Commissioner Zakari Biu from service, over his role in January's escape of the suspected mastermind of the Christmas day bombing that left 44 dead in ...
Zakari Biu SackedP.M. News (blog)
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Imo declares work-free day as mark of respect for Ojukwu – Vanguard


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Imo declares work-free day as mark of respect for Ojukwu
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Owerri - Imo State will observe a work-free day on Monday as a mark of respect for the late Biafran leader, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu and there will also be a service of tributes for the late leader at the Hero's Square, Owerri, on the same day.
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Jonathan slashes 2012 budget by N101 billion – Information Nigeria


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Jonathan slashes 2012 budget by N101 billion
Information Nigeria
President Goodluck Jonathan has cut down the 2012 budget by N101 billion, sending a revised budget proposal of N4.648 trillion to the National Assembly for approval. Goodluck Jonathan had initially presented a budget proposal of N4.749tr to a joint ...
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What do you remember late Ojukwu for?
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Come March 2nd, 2012, the Biafran Warlord and presidential candidate of APGA Dim Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu would be buried. So much has been said about him and the civil war. Do you think that the full military burial proposed by the federal ...
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