Monthly Archives: March 2012

Mimiko seeks more funds to tackle ecological challenges – Vanguard


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Mimiko seeks more funds to tackle ecological challenges
Vanguard
Ondo State governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, has appealed to the Federal Government to make adequate funds available to enable the state address the ecological challenges confronting it. Mimiko made the plea yesterday in Akure at a cocktail get together ...
Ex-commissioner to Mimiko: I won't return to LPThe Nation Newspaper
Ondo gov's wife counsels women on clean environmentNigerian Tribune
Ondo will sustain its polio-free status –MimikoDaily Sun
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Heads may roll in PDP as Bamanga Tukur takes over – Vanguard


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Heads may roll in PDP as Bamanga Tukur takes over
Vanguard
By HENRY UMORU STRONG indications emerged yesterday that the Alhaji Bamanga Tukur-led National Working Committee, NWC, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, may sack all the party directors that have been in office for more than eight years.
PDP's mock conventionThe Nation Newspaper
New PDP leaders mobilise support for DakingariNigerian Tribune
PDP convention: Challenges before TukurDaily Sun
Leadership Newspapers -WorldStage -BusinessDay
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Boko Haram is not North’s biggest problem –Apostle Suleman – Nigerian Tribune


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Boko Haram is not North's biggest problem –Apostle Suleman
Nigerian Tribune
Apostle Johnson Suleman is the founder of the Omega Fire Ministry with headquarters in Edo State. While touching on his growing, he stressed that the problems bedeviling the country were transient. KEHINDE OYETIMI provides excerpts HOW would you ...
Call Boko Haram To Order, Northern Christians Tell MuslimsLeadership Newspapers
Boko Haram terror war: Food scarcity looms in NigeriaAfrica Review
Bloody revolution looms –Northern Christian EldersDaily Sun
The Nation Newspaper
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JAMB Withholds 27, 266 Results – Information Nigeria


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JAMB Withholds 27, 266 Results
Information Nigeria
THE results of about 27, 266 candidates who sat for this year's Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) last Saturday would not be released due to their alleged involvement in large-scale examination malpractices, which the Joint Admissions ...
3 score above 300 as JAMB releases resultsVanguard
JAMB releases UTME resultsThe Nation Newspaper
Candidates Held For Concealing Answers In Sandals •As JAMB Releases Results ...Nigerian Tribune
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Kano unmasks 140 ghost workers in civil service – Vanguard


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Kano unmasks 140 ghost workers in civil service
Vanguard
No fewer than 140 ghost workers have so far been unmasked by the Kano State Government in the state's Civil Service during the on-going personnel verification exercise in the state. The state's Head of Service, Alhaji Shehu Minjibir, ...
Kano discovers 140 ghost workersDaily Times Nigeria
12-yr-Old, 80-yr-old On Kano PayrollNigerian Tribune
Kano To Prosecute 135 Ghost WorkersP.M. News

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Rainstorm Wrecks Havoc in Ogun – AllAfrica.com


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Rainstorm Wrecks Havoc in Ogun
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A heavy rainstorm that occured on Thursday evening has wrecked havoc in Abeokuta, Ogun state capital, leaving some residents homeless and with tales of woe and anguish. The storm which followed a 30 minutes downpour in Abeokuta, affected many areas ...
Amosun Blasts Protesting StudentsNigerian Tribune
Rainstorm destroys four schools, 17 houses in OgunThe Nation Newspaper
Rainstorm Wreaks Havoc In OgunP.M. News (blog)
Daily Sun
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Kwara Central Senatorial Seat: Saraki Is Authentic PDP Candidate – Court – Nigerian Tribune


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Kwara Central Senatorial Seat: Saraki Is Authentic PDP Candidate - Court
Nigerian Tribune
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Friday, affirmed the authenticity of Dr. Bukola Saraki as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) representing Kwara Central Senatorial district in the 2011 National Assembly election.
Kwara Central District: Court affirms Saraki's electionVanguard
Kwara Central Senatorial District: Court Upholds Saraki's ElectionLeadership Newspapers
Court upholds Saraki's nomination and election as senatorCHANNELS
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EFCC arraigns perm sec, director, 4 others over N33b pension scam – Daily Sun


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EFCC arraigns perm sec, director, 4 others over N33b pension scam
Daily Sun
Permanent Secretary in the Federal Civil Service, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar Kigo and Director, Chief Esai Dangabar were on Thursday sent to prison custody on the orders of an Abuja High Court for allegedly diverting N32.8 billion Police Pension fund into ...
N32.8b pension cash trial: Court remands Perm SecThe Nation Newspaper
N32.8 bn Police Pension Scam: Perm Sec, 5 others remanded in prisonVanguard
N32.8BN PENSION SCAM: Court remands perm sec, director, 4 others in prisonNigerian Tribune
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EFCC arraigns female architect over N45m fraud – Daily Sun


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EFCC arraigns female architect over N45m fraud
Daily Sun
By The Sun Publishing The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday arraigned an architect, Nwanne Okengwu Emeh of Dunnel World Wide Limited at the Lagos State High Court, Ikeja. EFCC charged the woman for obtaining various sums of ...
EFCC Arraigns Female Architect for steal...BusinessDay
N45m Fraud: EFCC Docks 41- Year Old Female ArchitectSaharaReporters.com

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Tompolo is government….Government is Tompolo.

What is in a name? The eccentric economists Levitt and Dubner asked in their book Freakonomics and the answer will be startling to the average African – nothing. Read More...

Police Advise Banks To Check Security Guards – P.M. News (blog)


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Police Advise Banks To Check Security Guards
P.M. News (blog)
The Lagos State Police Command has advised managers of the various banks to double check their security personnel and ensure that only those with the requisite knowledge about security were employed. Mr. Joseph Jaiyeoba, the spokesman for the command ...
815 'okada riders' lose motorcycles to PoliceBusinessDay
Release Of Confirmed Armed Robbers Worries CompolNigerian Observer
Where Is The Right Of The Homeless? Debates Arise as 86 Homeless Residents get ...Bella Naija

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Nigeria’s secret police parade abductors of UAE national – Afrique en Ligue


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Nigeria's secret police parade abductors of UAE national
Afrique en Ligue
Abuja, Nigeria - Nigeria's secret police have paraded seven suspects, aged between 22 and 33, in connection with the abduction of a United Arab Emirate national, identified as Mohammed Khamis. The State Security Service (SSS) paraded the men in the ...
SSS parades seven suspected kidnappers of Arab businessmanVanguard
Kidnapped UAE man released after 60daysThe Nation Newspaper
Nigeria kidnappers release UAE man, 7 arrestedReuters Africa
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WORLD BANK PRESIDENCY: Brazil, Russia, China, others fault voting •As Reps … – Nigerian Tribune


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WORLD BANK PRESIDENCY: Brazil, Russia, China, others fault voting •As Reps ...
Nigerian Tribune
LEADERS of Russia, Brazil, China, India and South Africa meeting under BRICS, have called for the review of the weighted voting system that gave Europe, the United States of America and Japan 54 per cent of the votes in the selection of the World Bank ...
World Bank must mirror global shift: Okonjo-IwealaReuters
Kim is not the best 'development professional'Financial Times
House okays Okonjo-Iweala for World Bank jobVanguard
The Nation Newspaper -AFP -New York Times
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Senate Report Puts FCT Unspent Budget At N47.7 Billion – AllAfrica.com


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Senate Report Puts FCT Unspent Budget At N47.7 Billion
AllAfrica.com
By Isiaka Wakili, 30 March 2012 The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) did not spend the sum of N47.7 billion out of the N236.1bn budgeted for it last year, a report by a committee of the Senate has shown. The Senate also passed the 2012 FCT budget, ...
Senate passes N306.4b FCT 2012 budgetThe Nation Newspaper
Senate passes FCTA's N306bn budgetVanguard
Senate Passes N306bn FCT BudgetLeadership Newspapers

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Senate Report Puts FCT Unspent Budget At N47.7 Billion – AllAfrica.com


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Senate Report Puts FCT Unspent Budget At N47.7 Billion
AllAfrica.com
By Isiaka Wakili, 30 March 2012 The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) did not spend the sum of N47.7 billion out of the N236.1bn budgeted for it last year, a report by a committee of the Senate has shown. The Senate also passed the 2012 FCT budget, ...
Senate passes N306.4b FCT 2012 budgetThe Nation Newspaper
Senate passes FCTA's N306bn budgetVanguard
Senate Passes N306bn FCT BudgetLeadership Newspapers

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Edo Guber: Oyegun Backs Oshiomhole – Leadership Newspapers


Edo Guber: Oyegun Backs Oshiomhole
Leadership Newspapers
Former Governor of Edo State, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has said that Governor Adams Oshiomhole will win the July 14 gubernatorial elections in the state based on his outstanding performance, even as youths yesterday protested against the Nigeria Labour ...
Nobody can stop Oshiomhole, says Odigie-OyegunThe Nation Newspaper
Oshiomhole'll win Edo guber – OyegunVanguard
Gov poll: Groups protest NLC, TUC endorsement of OshiomholeNigerian Tribune

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Three die in Lagos ‘mystery’ well – The Nation Newspaper


Three die in Lagos 'mystery' well
The Nation Newspaper
By Jude Isiguzo 13 hours 39 minutes ago Three Hausa men have died in a mysterious well in Ajegunle area of Lagos. The deceased, identified as Mallam Ishiu, Abdul Duberu and Momoh Jari, died on March 14, after falling into a well believed to have ...
3 Hausa scavengers drown in a well in Lagosallvoices
Police recover bodies of 3 drowned men in LagosNigerian Tribune
Police investigate violence that followed death of three Lagos residentsCHANNELS
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Jonathan, Buhari hail ex-Lagos governor – The Nation Newspaper


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Jonathan, Buhari hail ex-Lagos governor
The Nation Newspaper
By Our Reporter 19 hours 19 minutes ago The Presidential candidate of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), Gen. Muhammadu Buhari said in his goodwill message: “It is a joyous moment to look back at 60 years that have been packed with personal ...
Anyaoku: Only National Conference Can Save NigeriaTHISDAY Live
TINUBU @ 60: When restructuring debate gathers momentumVanguard
Photo: Sun News PublishingDaily Sun
P.M. News -Leadership Newspapers -Daily Times Nigeria
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Civil service union pulls out of Oyo workers’ strike – The Nation Newspaper


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Civil service union pulls out of Oyo workers' strike
The Nation Newspaper
By Bisi Oladele, Ibadan 12 hours 14 minutes ago The Oyo State Council of the Nigeria Civil Service Union (NCSU) yesterday ordered its members to pull out of the ongoing strike by workers of the state government. This came as the state's branch of the ...
Crack in Oyo striking workers' ranksVanguard
Oyo: Labour divided over strike •As junior workers suspend action; negotiating ...Nigerian Tribune
We don't want the new minimum wage table – Oyo state workersCHANNELS

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Fed Govt declares public holidays – The Nation Newspaper


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Fed Govt declares public holidays
The Nation Newspaper
By Gbenga Omokhunu, Abuja 1 hour ago The Federal Government has declared April 6 and 9 as public holidays to mark this year's Easter celebrations. Minister of Interior Abba Moro, who announced this yesterday in Abuja on behalf of President Goodluck ...
FG declares April 6, 9 public holidays to mark EasterNigerian Tribune
FG declares 6 and 9 of April, public holiday for EasterCHANNELS

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Much ado about new driver’s licence, number plates – Nigerian Tribune


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Much ado about new driver's licence, number plates
Nigerian Tribune
and members of the Senate Committee on Federal Character and Inter-Governmental Affairs, probing the allegations against the FRSC on the new driver's licence and number plates. Since last year, the issue has dominated the front burner of discussions, ...
Police not authorised to register vehicles – FRSCVanguard
Police and FRSC in battle over vehicle registrationBusinessDay
Police, FRSC differ on vehicle registrationCHANNELS
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Gov. Wada’s Sack Of SSG, Other Political Appointees Hailed. – Leadership Newspapers


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Gov. Wada's Sack Of SSG, Other Political Appointees Hailed.
Leadership Newspapers
A cross section of the people of Kogi have commended Gov. Idris Wada for sacking the Secretary to the State Government, Commissioners and other political appointees that served his predecessor. Some respondents told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on ...
Kogi's governor dissolves cabinetCHANNELS
KOGI: Wada Floors EchochoP.M. News

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N14.5b pension cash: Court remands Perm Sec, director, others in prison – The Nation Newspaper


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N14.5b pension cash: Court remands Perm Sec, director, others in prison
The Nation Newspaper
By Kamarudeen Ogundele, Abuja 4 hours 52 minutes ago A Federal Capital Territory High Court on Thursday remanded a Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Atiku Abubakar Kigo and five others in Kuje prison ...
N14.5b Pension Fraud: Perm Sec, 5 Others DockedP.M. News
Atiku, 5 others in prison over N32.8b police pens...CHANNELS
Police Pension scam: Court sends Perm Sec, 5 others to prisonVanguard
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Contempt charges hang over FAAN in concession deal – BusinessDay


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Contempt charges hang over FAAN in concession deal
BusinessDay
Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Lagos has ordered George Uriesi, managing director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), to appear before her on Wednesday, April 4, 2012, to answer to criminal charges of contempt of court.
MAEVIS Has No Genuine Case - FAANAllAfrica.com
Contempt: Court summons FAAN bossVanguard
SITA Replaces Maevis at MMIATHISDAY Live
Leadership Newspapers -CHANNELS -OfficialWire
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Suspected robbers kill girl for allegedly refusing sex – Vanguard


Suspected robbers kill girl for allegedly refusing sex
Vanguard
By PETER OKUTU ABAKALIKI—A gang of suspected armed robbers yesterday shot dead a middle aged lady (names withheld) for allegedly refusing to have sex with them. The incident which took place at Igbukwu Street, Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, ...
Robbers kill girl for refusing sexual demandDaily Sun
Double tragedy in AbakalikiDaily Times Nigeria
Robbers Kill Woman In AbakalikiLeadership Newspapers

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How Nyame Withdrew N282 Million Public Fund – AllAfrica.com


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How Nyame Withdrew N282 Million Public Fund
AllAfrica.com
By Tobi Soniyi, 29 March 2012 Mr. Abdulrahman Mohammed, an accountant with the Rural Electrification Agency (REA), Jalingo, Taraba State, who is a key witness in the prosecution of the former governor of state, Mr. Jolly Nyame, Wednesday narrated ...
Witness narrates how Nyame allegedly withdrew N282 million from state's treasuryCHANNELS
I withdrew N282m for ex-gov Nyame, witness tells courtDaily Sun
“I Withdrew N282 Million Cash for Gov. Jolly Nyame,”Witness Tells CourtSaharaReporters.com

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Witness narrates how Nyame allegedly withdrew N282 million from state’s treasury – CHANNELS


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Witness narrates how Nyame allegedly withdrew N282 million from state's treasury
CHANNELS
The Abuja High Court today listened to the testimony of a key witness, an accountant, Mr Abdurrahman Mohammed of the rural electrification board, Jalingo, Taraba state in the prosecution of the former governor of the state, Reverend Jolly Nyame.
I withdrew N282m for ex-gov Nyame, witness tells courtDaily Sun
How Nyame Withdrew N282m Public FundTHISDAY Live
“I Withdrew N282 Million Cash for Gov. Jolly Nyame,”Witness Tells CourtSaharaReporters.com

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In US, Nigeria Flags Off Campaign for Okonjo Iweala – AllAfrica.com


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In US, Nigeria Flags Off Campaign for Okonjo Iweala
AllAfrica.com
By Tokunbo Adedoja, 29 March 2012 The globally respected newspaper on business and economy, the Financial Times of London, has endorsed Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for the World Bank presidency. It published an editorial on Tuesday arguing that the ...
Ocampo hopes to open World Bank leadership to allReuters Africa
US nominee for World Bank presidency to visit EthiopiaNewsDire
World Bank Candidate Hails Emerging CountriesWall Street Journal
Nigerian Tribune -AFP -Vanguard
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Mass Failure As NECO GCE Results Released – Information Nigeria


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Mass Failure As NECO GCE Results Released
Information Nigeria
For the fifth year running the National Examinations Council (NECO) has recorded another mass failure in the November/December Senior School Certificate Examinations (SSCE). According to the just released result for the 2011 examaination, ...
NECO Records Mass Failure in EnglishAllAfrica.com
NECO examiner reveals why students fail examsDaily Sun
Mass failure as NECO releases 2011 Nov/Dec resultsNigerian Tribune
Vanguard -The Nation Newspaper -Daily Times Nigeria
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Professor’s hubby commits suicide in Ilorin – Punch – Nigerian Bulletin


Professor's hubby commits suicide in Ilorin – Punch
Nigerian Bulletin
The husband of Prof. Oyeronke Olademo of the Department of Religions, University of Ilorin, Olubunmi, was on Wednesday found dangling from a tree in the family's uncompleted building at Oke-Odo, Tanke, Ilorin, Kwara State. According to a source, ...
Husband of Unilorin professor commits suicideDaily Sun
Man commits suicide over wife's cash refusalVanguard
Prof's husband found hanging on treeThe Nation Newspaper
Nigerian Tribune
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Tinubu, Aregbesola Urge FG To Focus On Economy – Leadership Newspapers


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Tinubu, Aregbesola Urge FG To Focus On Economy
Leadership Newspapers
The former governor of Lagos State and national leader of Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and the Governor of Osun State, Alhaji Rauf Aregbesola, have called on the Federal Government to place less emphasis on Vision 20:2020 and ...
Anyaoku, Fashola, Aregbesola, others honour Tinubu @ 60Vanguard
How to tackle Nigeria's problems, by AnyaokuThe Nation Newspaper
Showers Of Encomiums On Tinubu At 60P.M. News
Osun Defender -The Nation -Daily Sun
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Police, FRSC tango over new number plates, driver’s licence – Daily Sun


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Police, FRSC tango over new number plates, driver's licence
Daily Sun
Nigeria Police and the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) were locked in a tango over which agency of government has the statutory duty to register and keep data-base of vehicles in the country. The verbal exchange took place on the second day of ...
Number plate, drivers' licence: Drama as FRSC, Police disagree over registrationVanguard
Vehicle registration: Police, FRSC disagreeNigerian Tribune
Vehicle Registration Re opens Police, FRSC RivalryTHISDAY Live
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PDP cannot win Oyo without Ladoja –Arapaja – Daily Sun


PDP cannot win Oyo without Ladoja –Arapaja
Daily Sun
For the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to reclaim Oyo State in future elections, the party must welcome the return of former governor, Senator Rashidi Ladoja. Alhaji Taofeek Arapaja, former deputy governor of the state made the assertion yesterday in ...
Oyo PDP crisis deepensVanguard
Akinjide, ex-deputy governor inaugurate parallel PDP exco in OyoThe Nation Newspaper

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PDP cannot win Oyo without Ladoja –Arapaja – Daily Sun


PDP cannot win Oyo without Ladoja –Arapaja
Daily Sun
For the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to reclaim Oyo State in future elections, the party must welcome the return of former governor, Senator Rashidi Ladoja. Alhaji Taofeek Arapaja, former deputy governor of the state made the assertion yesterday in ...
Oyo PDP crisis deepensVanguard
Akinjide, ex-deputy governor inaugurate parallel PDP exco in OyoThe Nation Newspaper
PDP needs Ladoja to reclaim Oyo - Dejo RaimiNigerian Tribune

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Man commits suicide over wife’s cash refusal – Vanguard


Man commits suicide over wife's cash refusal
Vanguard
BY DEMOLA AKINYEMI ILORIN — Amid the euphoria that greeted the successful take off of 13th West Africa University Games, WAUG, at the University of Ilorin, UNILORIN, Monday, the sudden death of the husband of a serving professor in the institution ...
Professor's hubby commits suicide in Ilorin – PunchNigerian Bulletin
Husband of Unilorin professor commits suicideDaily Sun
Prof's husband found hanging on treeThe Nation Newspaper

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Group condemns threat to sack striking Oyo workers – Vanguard


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Group condemns threat to sack striking Oyo workers
Vanguard
ABEOKUTA – The Synergy League, a group within the Oyo state chapter of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has dismissed as bereft, the threat by Oyo State Government to sack striking public servants. The group in a statement by its spokesman Prince Dotun ...
Minimum wage strike: Oyo govt opens registers for workers •Civil servants ...Nigerian Tribune
Oyo Declares Workers' Strike Illegal, Threatens `No Work, No Pay'Leadership Newspapers

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Now, GEJ sits pretty – Vanguard


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Now, GEJ sits pretty
Vanguard
By Ochereome Nnanna ONCE it was public knowledge that President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan had a preferred candidate for National Chairman of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, I knew he was interested in the 2015 politics.
Focus on economy, not politics - Tukur tells Jonathan •As new PDP exco assumes ...Nigerian Tribune
Focus more on economy, Tukur tells JonathanThe Nation Newspaper
Tukur Moves to Assuage Aggrieved Members, Revisits Ekwueme's ReportTHISDAY Live
Leadership Newspapers -BusinessDay -Information Nigeria
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Now, GEJ sits pretty – Vanguard


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Now, GEJ sits pretty
Vanguard
By Ochereome Nnanna ONCE it was public knowledge that President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan had a preferred candidate for National Chairman of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, I knew he was interested in the 2015 politics.
Comment on convention unfortunate - Ex-Lagos PDP bossNigerian Tribune
Ilaka: No going back on reconciliation in Oyo PDPThe Nation Newspaper
Jonathan`s candidate becomes Nigeria party headZee News
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Why we rallied in for Oshiomhole – Labour leaders – Vanguard


Why we rallied in for Oshiomhole – Labour leaders
Vanguard
By SIMON EBEGBULEM THE ancient of Benin City was thrown agog a week ago when the Edo State chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC and the Trade Union Congress, TUC, counterpart, held a solidarity rally, declaring support for the re election bid of ...
There's enough to develop Nigeria - OshiomholeNigerian Tribune
Edo Guber Poll: Traditional Rulers Reject PDP Deputy Gov SlotLeadership Newspapers
Why I'm in politics –Edo PDP candidateDaily Sun

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Oyo PDP crisis deepens – Vanguard


Oyo PDP crisis deepens
Vanguard
By OLA AJAYI IBADAN – THE crisis in the Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has taken a new twist with Oyo State former deputy governor, Alhaji Taofeek Arapaja moving against his former boss, Adebayo Alao-Akala alongside other ...
Akinjide, ex-deputy governor inaugurate parallel PDP exco in OyoThe Nation Newspaper
PDP needs Ladoja to reclaim Oyo - Dejo RaimiNigerian Tribune

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Police ‘shoot’ rioting Benue varsity student – The Nation Newspaper


Police 'shoot' rioting Benue varsity student
The Nation Newspaper
By Our Reporter 6 hours 22 minutes ago The police yesterday evening allegedly shot a student of the Benue State University in the chest. The students were protesting the alleged killing of a 400-level female student of the Department of Economics who ...
Benue students protest killing of colleagueNigerian Tribune
Dangote Truck Kills Varsity StudentP.M. News

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Police ‘shoot’ rioting Benue varsity student – The Nation Newspaper


Police 'shoot' rioting Benue varsity student
The Nation Newspaper
By Our Reporter 22 minutes ago The police yesterday evening allegedly shot a student of the Benue State University in the chest. The students were protesting the alleged killing of a 400-level female student of the Department of Economics who was ...
Benue students protest killing of colleagueNigerian Tribune
Dangote Truck Kills Varsity StudentP.M. News

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APGA’s founding chairman dumps party, floats UPGA – Nigerian Tribune


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APGA's founding chairman dumps party, floats UPGA
Nigerian Tribune
The founding national chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Chekwas Okorie, has finally dumped the party and formed the United Peoples Grand Alliance (UPGA.) He had voluntarily halted the leadership dispute in APGA and ...
Why I founded UPGA - OkorieThe Nation Newspaper
Former APGA leader launches new party, UPGACHANNELS

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APGA’s founding chairman dumps party, floats UPGA – Nigerian Tribune


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APGA's founding chairman dumps party, floats UPGA
Nigerian Tribune
The founding national chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Chekwas Okorie, has finally dumped the party and formed the United Peoples Grand Alliance (UPGA.) He had voluntarily halted the leadership dispute in APGA and ...
Why I founded UPGA - OkorieThe Nation Newspaper
Former APGA leader launches new party, UPGACHANNELS

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I’ll fight against sharp practices – Wada – Nigerian Tribune


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I'll fight against sharp practices - Wada
Nigerian Tribune
THE Kogi State governor, Captain Idris Wada, has said his administration would encourage the fight against sharp corrupt practices in the system and warned that any public officer caught in the act would not be spared. He also promised to institute the ...
Kogi's governor dissolves cabinetCHANNELS
KOGI: Wada Floors EchochoP.M. News
Kogi Guber Tussle: CourtLeadership Newspapers

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I’ll fight against sharp practices – Wada – Nigerian Tribune


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I'll fight against sharp practices - Wada
Nigerian Tribune
THE Kogi State governor, Captain Idris Wada, has said his administration would encourage the fight against sharp corrupt practices in the system and warned that any public officer caught in the act would not be spared. He also promised to institute the ...
KOGI: Wada Floors EchochoP.M. News
Kogi Guber Tussle: CourtLeadership Newspapers

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Another mass failure as NECO releases results – Vanguard


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Another mass failure as NECO releases results
Vanguard
By Wole Mosadomi Minna — Another mass failure has been recorded in the National Examination Council (NECO) results released in Minna, Niger State, Wednesday. Registrar/Chief Executive of the Council, Professor Promise Okpala, while releasing the ...
NECO records another mass failure in SSCEThe Nation Newspaper
NECO Records Mass Failure in EnglishAllAfrica.com
NECO examiner reveals why students fail examsDaily Sun
Daily Times Nigeria -Leadership Newspapers -BusinessDay
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15 candidates to contest Kebbi re-run election – Vanguard


15 candidates to contest Kebbi re-run election
Vanguard
Abuja - INEC says 15 candidates will contest the Kebbi governorship re-run election scheduled for Saturday, March 31. This is contained in the commission's daily news bulletin given to journalists on Wednesday in Abuja. The candidates are Kabiru Turaki ...
It Is One-Party Affair InLeadership Newspapers
15 candidates vie for Kebbi governorship position on SaturdayCHANNELS
Kebbi: Acting gov sacks SSG, HoSNigerian Tribune

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Communal War Sacks 3000 Fulani Herdsmen – P.M. News


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Communal War Sacks 3000 Fulani Herdsmen
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At least 3000 Fulani herdsmen have fled from Katsina Alla in Benue state to Utanga in Obanliku Local Government Area of Cross River State following the communal clash between them and the local tribes. The herdsmen who arrived Utanga community in truck ...
Fulani herdsmen storm Cross RiverBusinessDay
Thousands of Fulani herdsmen flee Benue for C'riverCHANNELS

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Norther Muslims’ body replies Christians leader’s on opposition to FG, Boko … – WorldStage


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Norther Muslims' body replies Christians leader's on opposition to FG, Boko ...
WorldStage
By Innocent Senyo Kaduna (WorldStage Newsonline)-- The umbrella body of Muslims in the North, the Jama'atul Nasril Islam(JNI) on Wednesday in Kaduna carpeted , Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, President of the Christian Association of Nigeria on his recent ...
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After the Blazing Heat, Up Next, Rain! 236 Days of Heavy Rainfall predicted in … – Bella Naija


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After the Blazing Heat, Up Next, Rain! 236 Days of Heavy Rainfall predicted in ...
Bella Naija
By Adeola Adeyemo The heavy rainfall in Lagos state, the commercial capital of Nigeria, last year took its toll on the state in a bad form with many losing lives and property. Hardly any part of the state was spared from the effects of the heavy ...
Expect heavy rainfall this year – Lagos govtVanguard
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Youth corps members unhappy with new posting policy – BusinessDay


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Youth corps members unhappy with new posting policy
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The 2012 batch `A` FCT NYSC members on Wednesday decried the new posting policy, saying it will limit productivity in the scheme. Reacting to posting corps members to four key areas of agriculture, health, education and infrastructure development, ...
Ajimobi to communities: use Corps members for transformationThe Nation Newspaper
Kwara govt donates 500 mattresses to corps membersNigerian Tribune
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Oyo state workers protest N19,987 minimu… – BusinessDay


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Oyo state workers protest N19,987 minimu...
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Oyo State stood still on Tuesday as state civil servants downed their tools to protest the new salary scale declared by the state government on Monday. The workers through the state national labour union, the Nigerian Labour Congress(NLC), ...
Ajimobi threatens striking workers with no work, no payVanguard
Strike: Report for duty or face sanction, Oyo govt threatens •It's empty ...Nigerian Tribune
Oyo threatens 'no work, no pay' over workers' strikeThe Nation Newspaper
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NASS vs FRSC: Matters arising (1) – Moment Nigerian Newspapers


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NASS vs FRSC: Matters arising (1)
Moment Nigerian Newspapers
THIS week, Nigerians may again witness rowdy sessions at both chambers of the National Assembly, except better judgement prevails. By James Mike Tyodoo THIS week, Nigerians may again witness rowdy sessions at both chambers of the National Assembly, ...
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Anxiety as NASS probes new drivers' licence, number platesVanguard
NUMBER PLATE/DRIVER LICENCE Senate, FRSC disagree over remittance of funds ...Nigerian Tribune
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CJN, AGF differ on death penalty abolition – Moment Nigerian Newspapers


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CJN, AGF differ on death penalty abolition
Moment Nigerian Newspapers
THE Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Dahiru Musdapher, and Attorney General of the Federation AGF), Mohammed Adoke, has taken different positions over retention or abolition of death penalty in the country. By Josef Iorakpen-Ishu, ...
Death penalty should stay - cjn, nba •eu disagreesNigerian Tribune
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CJN to present Reform Bill to AssemblyThe Nation Newspaper
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Plateau state awards scholarships to late pilot’s children – CHANNELS


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Plateau state awards scholarships to late pilot's children
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Plateau state Governor Jonah Jang has awarded scholarships, up to university level, to the three children of late CSP Hannaniah Pwol-Jah, the pilot of the ill-fated police helicopter that crashed in Jos on Wednesday March 14 while on a flight to Abuja.
Jos crashed helicopter co-pilot buried in PlateauNigerian Tribune
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N5.2bn REA scam: Court frees Elumelu – Vanguard


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N5.2bn REA scam: Court frees Elumelu
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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA — A Federal High Court in Abuja, yesterday, absolved the former House Committee Chairman on Power, Ndudi Elumelu, of complicity in the 15-count criminal charge preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes ...
Court sets Elumelu free for wrong accusation by EFCCCHANNELS
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Anambra Plans Independent Power Project – THISDAY Live


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Anambra Plans Independent Power Project
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By Sunday Okobi Anambra State has concluded plans to build an independent power plant in the state. According to a statement issued by government yesterday, the state Governor Peter Obi led a delegation in the state power project (125mw) to Bahrain, ...
Power plant for AnambraThe Nation Newspaper
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Capital Market probe to start anew – Daily Times Nigeria


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Capital Market probe to start anew
Daily Times Nigeria
The new House of Representatives committee investigating abuses in the Nigerian capital market says it will discard findings by the former Herman Hembe-led committee and begin afresh, after bribery allegations forced the initial public hearing to be ...
Capital market probe to resume April 10Daily Sun
SEC Board to investigate issues raised at capital market probeVanguard
Hembe, deputy admit collecting estacode for tripThe Nation Newspaper
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Masquerades, students’ clash: 14 arraigned in court – Vanguard


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Masquerades, students' clash: 14 arraigned in court
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BY VINCENT UJUMADU AWKA – FOURTEEN persons arrested by the police on Monday in connection with violent clash between students of Federal Polytechnic, Oko, and masquerades in the town would appear in court today. Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, ...
Police arrest 14 suspects over Oko crisisThe Nation Newspaper
Students Shutdown Community Over Killing Of Colleague By MasqueradesLeadership Newspapers
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NUC warns new varsities against over-admission,many courses – Vanguard


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NUC warns new varsities against over-admission,many courses
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BY FAVOUR NNABUGWU & CALEB AYANSINA ABUJA – National Universities Commission, NUC, yesterday warned new universities against admitting too many students and running unapproved courses in their institutions. NUC's Executive Secretary, Prof Julius Okojie ...
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NUC warns new varsities against over-admission,many courses – Vanguard


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NUC warns new varsities against over-admission,many courses
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BY FAVOUR NNABUGWU & CALEB AYANSINA ABUJA – National Universities Commission, NUC, yesterday warned new universities against admitting too many students and running unapproved courses in their institutions. NUC's Executive Secretary, Prof Julius Okojie ...
Kano: Kwankwaso's battle with insurgencyNigerian Tribune
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Guber poll: It’ll be suicidal to rig in Ondo – Anifowoshe – Vanguard


Guber poll: It'll be suicidal to rig in Ondo – Anifowoshe
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By Bashir Adefaka Mrs Jumoke Anifowose, the Ondo State Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) chairman in this interview spoke on the chances of the party in the November governorship polls warning that Ondo people would not accept anything lower than free ...
Mimiko charges security agencies on electionNigerian Tribune
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Guber poll: It’ll be suicidal to rig in Ondo – Anifowoshe – Vanguard


Guber poll: It'll be suicidal to rig in Ondo – Anifowoshe
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By Bashir Adefaka Mrs Jumoke Anifowose, the Ondo State Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) chairman in this interview spoke on the chances of the party in the November governorship polls warning that Ondo people would not accept anything lower than free ...
Mimiko charges security agencies on electionNigerian Tribune
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New projects boost Lagos infrastructure – The Nation Newspaper


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New projects boost Lagos infrastructure
The Nation Newspaper
By Miriam Ndikanwu 6 hours 18 minutes ago A total of 156 capital projects have been approved for execution this year by the Lagos State government. The sum of N58.7billion was voted for the new projects. The approval has helped to allay fears that the ...
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Fashola approves 32 vehicles for state fire serviceVanguard
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New projects boost Lagos infrastructure – The Nation Newspaper


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New projects boost Lagos infrastructure
The Nation Newspaper
By Miriam Ndikanwu 3 hours 19 minutes ago A total of 156 capital projects have been approved for execution this year by the Lagos State government. The sum of N58.7billion was voted for the new projects. The approval has helped to allay fears that the ...
•Lagos officials fixing a bad roadDaily Sun
Fashola approves 32 vehicles for state fire serviceVanguard
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Capital market probe to resume April 10 – Daily Sun


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Capital market probe to resume April 10
Daily Sun
The House of Representatives ad-hoc committee on public probe of capital market yesterday announced April 10 as the new date for the commencement of the investigative hearing. Rising from its maiden meeting, the committee said the new date is to enable ...
SEC Board to investigate issues raised at capital market probeVanguard
Fresh stock market probe'll be total - RepsNigerian Tribune
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WAEC at 60: FG acknowledges impact of exam fraud on education system – Daily Sun


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WAEC at 60: FG acknowledges impact of exam fraud on education system
Daily Sun
The Federal Government has acknowledged the effect of examination malpractice on the education system, even as it revealed that some measures have been put in place to checkmate the menace. Speaking at 17th Annual Endowment Fund Lecture as part of ...
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WAEC marks 60th anniversary •To introduce e-examinationNigerian Tribune
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Police say no shots fired at US Embassy in Abuja – CHANNELS


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Police say no shots fired at US Embassy in Abuja
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Witnesses and Police officials said sound from fireworks were mistaken for the gunshots heard at the US Embassy in Abuja on Monday. The Embassy had released a press statement yesterday which read: “We believe there were shots fired in the vicinity of ...
Police: Embassy report of gunfire mistakenUPI.com
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Intrigues force agency to shelve new revenue formula – Information Nigeria


Intrigues force agency to shelve new revenue formula
Information Nigeria
IT was an unprecedented verbal warfare. And the actors were northern and southern leaders. At the root of this tirade was the national revenue sharing formula. Each section spoilt for action with aim of getting a lion share of the national cake.
No date for new revenue allocation formula – RMAFC bossVanguard
RMAFC shifts take-off date for revenue formulaThe Nation Newspaper
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Jonathan calls for peaceful use of nuclear energy – Vanguard


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Jonathan calls for peaceful use of nuclear energy
Vanguard
President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday praised South Korea's effort to spearhead a global campaign for the peaceful use of nuclear energy, describing the just-concluded Seoul Nuclear Security Summit as “significant.” “South Korea has the technology to ...
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Ikuforiji fights fraud scandal in court – BusinessDay


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Ikuforiji fights fraud scandal in court
BusinessDay
The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji who is on trial based on charges brought before the court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has asked Federal High Court to quash the charges against him.
Money laundering: Ikuforiji, aide ask court to quash charges against themVanguard
Lagos Speaker, aide query court's competence to try themThe Nation Newspaper
Trial of Lagos speaker stalledNigerian Tribune
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SSS Uncovers Bomb Factory in Kogi – AllAfrica.com


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SSS Uncovers Bomb Factory in Kogi
AllAfrica.com
By Timothy Ajiboye, 27 March 2012 Lokoja — The Kogi state command of the State Security Services (SS) yesterday said it has uncovered improvised explosive device IED manufacturing factory in Kabba headquarters of Kabba/Bunu local government Area of ...
Kogi police uncover bomb factoryVanguard
Bomb factory discovered in KogiThe Nation Newspaper
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We have no pact with Mimiko — Adefarati – Daily Trust – Nigerian Bulletin


We have no pact with Mimiko — Adefarati – Daily Trust
Nigerian Bulletin
The wife of the former governor of Ondo State, Adebayo Adefarati, Mrs. Adetutu Adefarati, said at the weekend that their family has no pact with Governor Olusegun Mimiko for a second term. Mrs. Adefarati, who spoke in Akungba Akoko area of Ondo State ...
Family has no pact with Mimiko, says Adefarati's widowThe Nation Newspaper
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NDLEA arrests 8, 639 suspects, says Baba Suwe’s case abnormal – Vanguard


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NDLEA arrests 8, 639 suspects, says Baba Suwe's case abnormal
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BY ALBERT AKPOR & DANIEL ETEGHE LAGOS – National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, yesterday, said that it arrested 8639 drug suspects last year of which 8072 suspects were males while 567 were females. Chairman of the agency, Mr. Ahmadu Giade, ...
'NDLEA impounded N31bn drugs in 2011'Nigerian Tribune
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The world is watching while Syria is burning. The Arab Spring that started in Tunisia on 18 December 2010 with Mohamed Bouazizi’s self-immolation has seen to the change in government in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and Yemen. The self styled Brother Leader was captured and killed by opposition forces, largely with the aid of the US and France. Read More...

Ogun offers 80% land discount as incentives for agric, others – Vanguard


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Ogun offers 80% land discount as incentives for agric, others
Vanguard
BY PROVIDENCE OBUH ABEOKUTA — THE Ogun State Government, yesterday, offered 80 per cent discount for the purchase of land in the state for industrial development. Governor Ibikunle Amosun made the offer at the ongoing Ogun State Investors' Forum tagged ...
Security Is Most Potent Driver of Investment —FasholaP.M. News
Ogun unveils new package for investorsThe Nation Newspaper
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Appeal court dismisses Akunyili’s petition – Vanguard


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Appeal court dismisses Akunyili's petition
Vanguard
Enugu — Court of Appeal in Enugu yesterday dismissed the appeal filed by a former Minister of Information and Communication, Prof. Dora Akunyili, against the judgment of the election petitions tribunal in Awka. Akunyili of the All Progressive Grand ...
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PDP NATIONAL EXECUTIVE: The permutations, deceptions and plots – Vanguard


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PDP NATIONAL EXECUTIVE: The permutations, deceptions and plots
Vanguard
BY EMMANUEL AZIKEN, POLITICAL EDITOR & HENRY UMORU “WHat I saw was perfect, excellently done,” Chief Olisa Metuh the newly elected National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP told Vanguard in response to a question on what he saw ...
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Sekibo’s wife rescued – Vanguard


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Sekibo's wife rescued
Vanguard
BY JIMITOTA ONOYUME PORT HARCOURT – MRS Asime Sekibo, wife of Senator George Sekibo has been released. Family sources told Vanguard that she was rescued from her kidnappers, Monday evening at the Bayelsa end of the East-West road.
Sekibo's wife rescued from kidnappersCHANNELS
Abducted Senator's Wife ReleasedP.M. News
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Candidates Write UTME At 6 pm – P.M. News


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Candidates Write UTME At 6 pm
P.M. News
Last weekend's Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, slated for Babcock University in Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State was rescheduled till 6 pm after candidates in other centres had finished their papers. The same episode happened in 2011 after ...
Biometric failures, PDP convention hamper UTMEVanguard
FG okays JAMB's biometric verification of UTME candidates• 2012 UTME, a huge ...Nigerian Tribune
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Clampdown On Illegal Aliens – P.M. News


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Clampdown On Illegal Aliens
P.M. News
Last weekend, security agencies alerted residents of Lagos State that they are keeping a tab on illegal aliens in the state. The police specifically said they are poised to check the influx of aliens into such places as Ikoyi and Victoria Island.
Lagos Residents Registration To Fish Out Illegal AliensLeadership Newspapers
Lagos to clampdown on illegal aliensThe Nation Newspaper
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Supreme Court Affirms Death Sentence On Security Guard – AllAfrica.com


Supreme Court Affirms Death Sentence On Security Guard
AllAfrica.com
By Adelanwa Bamgboye, 26 March 2012 The Supreme Court has affirmed the death sentence passed on a security guard who killed his employer, Miss. EN Igwe, an Assistant General Manager, Legal, working with the Power Holding Company of Nigeria.
S/Court affirms death sentence on security guard – Daily TrustNigerian Bulletin
Murder: S-Court sentences PHCN guard to deathVanguard
Supreme Court re-affirms death sentence on killer security guardThe Nation Newspaper
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Heat wave: Lagos warns against over exposure to sun – Vanguard


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Heat wave: Lagos warns against over exposure to sun
Vanguard
By Olasunkanmi Akoni & Johnbosco Agbakwuru LAGOS — Following the prevalence of heat wave in Lagos State and other parts of the country in the past two weeks, the Lagos State Government has urged residents to reduce the time they stay in the sun by ...
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PDP Convention:PDP is not a secret society – Olisa Metuh – Vanguard


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PDP Convention:PDP is not a secret society – Olisa Metuh
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By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor Chief Olisa Metuh, the new national publicity secretary of the Peoples' Democratic Party, PDP was until his election last Saturday, the national vice-chairman (Southeast) of the party.
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Labour leaders, CNPP hail Fayemi over minimum wage – The Nation Newspaper


Labour leaders, CNPP hail Fayemi over minimum wage
The Nation Newspaper
By Our Reporter 18 hours 49 minutes ago Ekiti State Labour leaders at the weekend hailed Governor Kayode Fayemi's decision to pay its workers on Grade 7 to17 the new minimum wage. The Governor had on Wednesday, approved the payment for workers on Grade ...
Ekiti goes tough over unapproved housesVanguard
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Investigators get death threats •Task team recovers N180bn looted funds – Nigerian Tribune


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Investigators get death threats •Task team recovers N180bn looted funds
Nigerian Tribune
A cabal within the Federal Civil Service may have started frustrating the reform being carried out in the pension scheme in Nigeria amid death threats being sent to the Pension Reform Task Team chairman, Mr Abdullahi Maina and other members.
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APGA regain its registration certificate – CHANNELS


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APGA regain its registration certificate
CHANNELS
The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) has gotten back its registration certificate which was withheld by its former chairman, Chief Chekwas Okorie. For eight years, the founding chairman of APGA, Chief Okorie and the present national chairman of ...
Will Okorie's exit end leadership tussle in APGA?The Nation Newspaper
APGA Gets Back Registration CertificateAllAfrica.com
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Lawmakers call for removal of judge – Daily Times Nigeria


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Lawmakers call for removal of judge
Daily Times Nigeria
Lawmakers from Edo State have requested the removal of Justice M. Esowe for granting an injunction restraining labour unions in the state from organising a solidarity rally for Governor Adams Oshiomhole's second term bid.
Edo 2012: NLC/TUC rally for OshiomholeVanguard
PDP calls for overthrow of NLC, TUC leadershipThe Nation Newspaper
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Olumide Apagunpote – death or suicide? – Vanguard


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Olumide Apagunpote – death or suicide?
Vanguard
By Kola Animashaun “Of all escape mechanisms, death is the most efficient.”-Henry Louis Menchen in a Book of Burlesques. Oluwole Olumide, an architect and tourism promoter is dead. He was more than that. He was the Balogun of Imo, a well-known quarter ...
Police probe last text message from Apagun Olumide's phoneThe Nation Newspaper
Apagun Olumide: The man and his golf resortThe Nation
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Lagos Government Advises On How To Ameliorate Effect Of Heat Wave – P.M. News


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Lagos Government Advises On How To Ameliorate Effect Of Heat Wave
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Following the current excessive hot weather being experienced in the country in the past two weeks, the Lagos State Government has advised citizens to reduce the amount of time they spend in the sun as part of means to prevent illness as a result of ...
Fashola woos British, others on Lagos light rail projectVanguard
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Jonathan’s candidate becomes Nigeria party head – Chicago Tribune


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Jonathan's candidate becomes Nigeria party head
Chicago Tribune
ABUJA, March 24 (Reuters) - A candidate backed by President Goodluck Jonathan won a vote to head Nigeria's ruling party on Saturday after the other candidates withdrew, strengthening Jonathan's chances of re-election should he decide to run in 2015.
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Nigeria: Car bomb kills 2 militants, injures 2 – Zee News


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Nigeria: Car bomb kills 2 militants, injures 2
Zee News
Abuja: Two militants were killed and two soldiers injured when a car bomb went off in Nigeria on Saturday during a raid in an area believed to be a hideout of suspected radical Muslim group Boko Haram. The raid took place in the city of Kano where ...
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Cut in workers’ salaries, lawmakers’ jumbo allowances, oil spill reported in … – Afrique en Ligue


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Cut in workers' salaries, lawmakers' jumbo allowances, oil spill reported in ...
Afrique en Ligue
Government's resolve to cut workers' salaries, self-approved jumbo allowances for lawmakers, bribery scandal in the legislature, court order on Shell to compensate communities for oil spill dominated front pages in Nigeria this week.
FG revisits salary structure with CommitteeBusinessDay
FG regrets high recurrent expenditure, plans cut in salariesVanguard
FG moves to cut down wage bills in parastatal agenciesNigerian Tribune
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One dies, others injure as well collapses – Vanguard


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One dies, others injure as well collapses
Vanguard
TRADEGY struck yesterday at Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma as a student of the University was feared died inside a well. According to an eye witness, seven students of the University were said to have been relaxing on the top of a well said to ...
Student dies inside wellThe Nation Newspaper
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Cleric, 2 others shot dead by gunmen in Borno – Vanguard – Nigerian Bulletin


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Cleric, 2 others shot dead by gunmen in Borno – Vanguard
Nigerian Bulletin
Three persons including a cleric and a cobbler were on Thursday night shot dead by suspected members of the Boko Haram sect in Maiduguri, Borno State. It was also learnt that a suspected member of the sect was killed by the men of the Joint Task Force, ...
JTF, Boko Haram in gun battleThe Nation Newspaper
FG Seeks Fresh Dialogue With Boko HaramNigerian Tribune
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Praises for Osoba, Nigerian journalism at book launch – Information Nigeria


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Praises for Osoba, Nigerian journalism at book launch
Information Nigeria
IT was supposed to be a celebration of Chief Segun Osoba. But expectedly, it turned out to be a celebration of Nigerian journalism and indeed Nigeria. With the quality and size of the guests, including three former Heads of State – Gen.
Osoba: three times Abacha tried to kill meThe Nation Newspaper
Osoba was a scoopist, not coupist – IBBVanguard
Eminent Nigerians extol Osoba's virtues at book launchCHANNELS
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Stop portraying Govt as weak, Jonathan begs media – Vanguard


Stop portraying Govt as weak, Jonathan begs media
Vanguard
By Inalegwu Shaibu, Abuja President Goodluck Jonathan has begged the media to stop portraying the Federal Government as weak and ineffective in tackling the challenges of terrorism posed by the Boko Haram sect. President Jonathan who spoke at the ...
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Dickson: The unauthorised story – Daily Sun


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Dickson: The unauthorised story
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By FRANCIS OTTAH AGBO The fourth chief executive of Bayelsa State, Governor Henry Seriake Dickson, seasoned lawyer, administrator and lawmaker par excellence is in a class of his own. It is amazing that even after becoming governor, Dickson still lives ...
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N44m scam: EFCC grills Hembe, three House committee staff for seven hours – The Nation Newspaper


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N44m scam: EFCC grills Hembe, three House committee staff for seven hours
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By Yusuf Alli, Managing Editor, Northern Operation 3 hours 8 minutes ago For about seven hours yesterday, the Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Capital Market and Other Institutions, Mr. Herman Hembe and three staff of the committee faced ...
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