Monthly Archives: April 2012

Ladoja gives condition to return to PDP – Vanguard


Ladoja gives condition to return to PDP
Vanguard
By OLA AJAYI IBADAN – FORMER governor of Oyo State, Senator Rashidi Ladoja, may have reconsidered his decision to return to the Peoples' Democratic Party,PDP, as he said, yesterday, that he was not in a hurry to leave his Accord Party.
Ajimobi signed agreement with Ladoja, not Accord Party — Chairman •I remain ...Nigerian Tribune
Photo: Sun News PublishingDaily Sun
PDP Members Meet In Alao-Leadership Newspapers
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Insecurity: FG should cry out for help says Tinubu – Vanguard


Insecurity: FG should cry out for help says Tinubu
Vanguard
By Daniel Eteghe Former Governor of Lagos State and Chieftain of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Monday, said that the Federal Government under the aegis of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) should cry out for help if they ...
Tinubu denies holding meeting with JonathanThe Nation Newspaper
Tinubu: Beware the ides of 2015Daily Sun

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JALINGO BLASTS: Ten killed as CP escapes death – Vanguard


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JALINGO BLASTS: Ten killed as CP escapes death
Vanguard
By Umar Yusuf Jalingo: No fewer than ten people have been reportedly killed while scores sustained serious injuries following an early morning suicide bomb attack on the convoy of the Taraba State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Mamman Sule, who narrowly ...
We Are Not Losing Battle Against Terrorists - IGPLeadership Newspapers
Bombers Attack Taraba CP's ConvoyAllAfrica.com
Commissioner of Police escapes bomb explosion in TarabaCHANNELS

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Three policemen killed in northern Nigeria – Shanghai Daily (subscription)


Three policemen killed in northern Nigeria
Shanghai Daily (subscription)
KATSINA, NIGERIA, April 30 (Xinhua) -- The police in northwestern Nigeria's Kattisna State on Monday said suspected armed robbers shot dead three policemen on Sunday. State police spokesperson Shehu Koko confirmed the news to reporters in the state ...
Suspected armed robbers kill 3 policemen in KatsinaVanguard
'Revenue formula should be fairly packaged'The Nation Newspaper
We're taking Katsina to the next level — ShemaNigerian Tribune
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The ‘changing face of Abia’ excites group – Business Hallmark


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The 'changing face of Abia' excites group
Business Hallmark
...In spite of negative remarks by a political interest group that operates in the state. The Abia People's Assembly a non governmental organisation said they are proud with the changing face of Abia as well as commended the governor for his strong ...
Gov. Orji recalls suspended public officersCHANNELS
Orji recalls suspended 8 commissioners, political appointees – VanguardNigerian Bulletin

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Daily times: Court strikes out theft charge against Anosikes – The Nation Newspaper


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Daily times: Court strikes out theft charge against Anosikes
The Nation Newspaper
By Bisi Adenuga 18 hours 36 minutes ago Reprieve came the way of the Anosike brothers, Fidelis and Noel, as the charge of theft of Daily Times property preferred against them was struck out on Monday by a Lagos High Court, Ikeja.
Court strikes out case against Anosike brothers in Daily Times suitInformation Nigeria
Daily Times: Court Dismisses Case against Anosike BrothersTHISDAY Live
Daily Times: Court strikes out theft charges against Anosike brothersThe Nation
Daily Sun -Leadership Newspapers -CHANNELS
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Akwa Ibom Civil Servants To Benefit From Housing Fund – Nigerian Observer


Akwa Ibom Civil Servants To Benefit From Housing Fund
Nigerian Observer
UYO - Civil servants in Akwa Ibom are to benefit from a N3 billion housing loan to be issued by the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), Mr Unyime Usoro, the state Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) said. Usoro told newsmen in Uyo that ...
Power threatens small businesses in Akwa IbomDaily Times Nigeria
Police, masqueraders clash in Akwa IbomThe Nation Newspaper
Akwa Ibom to host NOC's AGMVanguard

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Osun monarchs condemn plots to cause chaos with religion, security reports – The Nation Newspaper


Osun monarchs condemn plots to cause chaos with religion, security reports
The Nation Newspaper
By Gbenga Omokhunu, Abuja 15 hours 52 minutes ago Osun State royal fathers have condemned attempts by some opposition politicians to plunge the state into crisis. The monarchs, who were on a solidarity visit to Governor Rauf Aregbesola at the ...
Aregbesola vs OmisoreVanguard
THE PUBLIC RESPONSIBILITY OF POLITICIANSNigerian Tribune
Who is afraid of Aregbesola?The Nation

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Our report on fuel subsidy probe ‘ll be factual, says Senate Committee chair – The Nation Newspaper


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Our report on fuel subsidy probe 'll be factual, says Senate Committee chair
The Nation Newspaper
By Onyedi Ojiabor, Abuja 12 hours 20 minutes ago The report of the Senate Committee on the management of fuel subsidy will not only be factual but thorough, its Chairman Senator Magnus Abe has said. Abe's explanation may not be unconnected with the ...
Private sector set for showdown with NASS over tax auditVanguard
Subsidy probe: We want to do a thorough job -Senate •Gives reason why ...Nigerian Tribune
Subsidy report: A test of Jonathan's political willBusinessDay
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N9.7b loan Saraki to face detectives today – The Nation Newspaper


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N9.7b loan Saraki to face detectives today
The Nation Newspaper
By Yusuf Alli, Abuja 4 hours 39 minutes ago The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment, Dr. Bukola Saraki, yesterday said he will today honour the invitation of the police Special Fraud Unit to assist its investigation of a transaction between ...
Fraud: I was not declared wanted by SFU —Toyin SarakiNigerian Tribune
Police declare Saraki wantedVanguard
N21 billion scam: Police declares Bukola Saraki wantedCHANNELS
Information Nigeria -Leadership Newspapers -Daily Sun
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APGA, HASP appeal to Lagos doctors to end strike – Vanguard


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APGA, HASP appeal to Lagos doctors to end strike
Vanguard
By Olasunkanmi Akoni LAGOS—All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Lagos State chapter and Humanity Services Projects, HSP, have called on the striking doctors in the public hospitals in the state to get back to work in the interest of the suffering ...
Medical Advisory Committee Reads Riot Act To Striking DoctorsLeadership Newspapers
PDP blames Lagos govt over doctors' strikeNigerian Tribune

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PDP urges probe of ACN youths’ aborted trip to Cuba – Vanguard


PDP urges probe of ACN youths' aborted trip to Cuba
Vanguard
IBADAN—The South- West chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has asked security agencies to go beyond just stopping the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, youths' visit to Cuba, saying; “The youths should be investigated to know the level of ...
Oyo ACN slams PDP over attacks on Southwest governorsThe Nation Newspaper
Oshiomhole's aide, 2000 ACN members defect to PDPNigerian Tribune

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FRSC redeploys officers – Vanguard


FRSC redeploys officers
Vanguard
In line with its re-positioning process for greater performance, the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has redeployed two Zonal Commanding Officers, 13 Sector Commanders and 84 Unit Commanders. According to a statement by Bisi Kazeem, Deputy Corps ...
Shake-up in FRSCThe Nation Newspaper
Shake-Up In FRSC As Agwu Becomes SpokesmanLeadership Newspapers
Rivers state gets new road safety commanderP.M. News

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DPO shot dead by gunmen in Enugu – Vanguard


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DPO shot dead by gunmen in Enugu
Vanguard
BY TONY EDIKE ENUGU – Divisional Police Officer, DPO in-charge of Oji River Police Division in Enugu State, Mr Okey Ofoedu, has been shot dead on Saturday by unknown gunmen. The incident occurred at Ojinator, a village on Oji River-Awka Old Road, ...
Gunmen Kill DPO, 3 PolicemenTHISDAY Live
Gunmen kill DPO in EnuguDaily Sun
Nigeria police probe killing of an officerP.M. News

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Southeast governors meet on security – The Nation Newspaper


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Southeast governors meet on security
The Nation Newspaper
By Chris Oji, Enugu 12 hours 4 minutes ago Southeast governors met yesterday in Enugu to strategise on how to curb the rising insecurity in the country. Although the governors met behind closed doors, it was learnt that they condemned the killings in ...
Insecurity: South-East Governors Hold Closed-door Meeting In EnuguLeadership Newspapers
Nigeria's southeast governors meet on securityP.M. News

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FG to build 350MW coal power plant in Gombe – Spyghana.com


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FG to build 350MW coal power plant in Gombe
Spyghana.com
The Federal Government has entered into an agreement under the public-private partnership with a German firm to construct a 350 megawatts coal power plant in Gombe State. This was made known by Vice President Namadi Sambo, when he visited the project ...
Sambo harps on securityVanguard
FG to spend N4 billion on Dadin Kowa DamBusinessDay

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Former Edo deputy governor quits PDP for ACN – Vanguard


Former Edo deputy governor quits PDP for ACN
Vanguard
By Simon Ebegbulem BARELY one week after one of the founding members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State, Elder Sunny Uyigue, resigned his membership of the party, a former deputy governor of the state, Rev. Peter Obadan, yesterday ...
Edo ex- deputy governor quits PDPThe Nation Newspaper
PDP Loses Again As Obadan ResignsNigerian Observer
Obadan, Former Edo Deputy Gov, 40 Others Dump PDPLeadership Newspapers

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FUEL SUBSIDY REPORT: The intrigues, the subterfuge – Vanguard


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FUEL SUBSIDY REPORT: The intrigues, the subterfuge
Vanguard
By Ben Agande Is that Hon. Lawan Faruk? Please we need to talk”. His line never stopped ringing and some Nigerians never gave up. Indeed, none of the members of the House of Representatives' Ad-Hoc Committee on the management of subsidy funds was ...
'House report on subsidy misrepresentation of facts'The Nation Newspaper
Drama, Intrigues of a ReportTHISDAY Live
Fuel subsidy probeDaily Sun
Nigerian Bulletin -BusinessDay
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Okorocha To Build Movie Village In Imo – Leadership Newspapers


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Okorocha To Build Movie Village In Imo
Leadership Newspapers
As part of the efforts to make the Oguta Blue Lake of treasure the greatest tourism centre in Africa, the Imo State government has reached agreement with the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) to site a movie village at the lake side.
Insecurity: Okorocha pledges N1m to information volunteersVanguard
Imo Sets Up panel To Probe Corrupt Traditional RulersNigerian Observer
Okorocha to pay N1m for information on crimesDaily Times Nigeria

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Okorocha To Build Movie Village In Imo – Leadership Newspapers


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Okorocha To Build Movie Village In Imo
Leadership Newspapers
As part of the efforts to make the Oguta Blue Lake of treasure the greatest tourism centre in Africa, the Imo State government has reached agreement with the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) to site a movie village at the lake side.
Insecurity: Okorocha pledges N1m to information volunteersVanguard
Imo Sets Up panel To Probe Corrupt Traditional RulersNigerian Observer
Okorocha to pay N1m for information on crimesDaily Times Nigeria

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S/West PDP To Appeal Court Ruling Nullifying Congress – Leadership Newspapers


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S/West PDP To Appeal Court Ruling Nullifying Congress
Leadership Newspapers
The Peoples Democratic Party in the South West has said it will appeal Friday's ruling of a Lagos High Court nullifying the party's Zonal Congress held in Osogbo, Osun State on March 21, 2012. Reacting to the court ruling, the PDP said in a statement ...
Oni loses seat as court voids South West PDP congressThe Nation Newspaper
Court voids South-West PDP congressVanguard
Federal High Court Voids S/W PDP CongressNigerian Tribune
Daily Sun -CHANNELS
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IG Says Women Are Free To – Leadership Newspapers


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IG Says Women Are Free To
Leadership Newspapers
Inspector General (IG) of Police Mohammed Abubakar has ordered Police commands in country to allow women to bail suspects arrested by them as there was no law in the country's statute book that stops such. He added that it was untrue, claims emanating ...
Acting IGP set on reform as 45000 police officers undergo trainingCHANNELS
Police to train 45000 personnel -IGVanguard
Police to train 45000 personnel nationwideInformation Nigeria
Nigerian Tribune -Daily Sun
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NSA Azazi Under Fire Over Comments On PDP – Leadership Newspapers


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NSA Azazi Under Fire Over Comments On PDP
Leadership Newspapers
In the aftermath of the indictment of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) by the national security adviser (NSA), General Andrew Owoeye Azazi (rtd), for being responsible for the rising insecurity in the country, President Goodluck Jonathan ...
NSA's SHOCKING COMMENT ON PDP: Boko Haram tears Jonathan's govt apartVanguard
Fish out Sponsors of Boko Haram Now or Resign, Falana Challenges AzaziTHISDAY Live
Jonathan versus AzaziDaily Times Nigeria
The Nation Newspaper -Nigerian Tribune -Daily Sun
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Restructure, unbundle Nigeria – S/South govs – Vanguard


Restructure, unbundle Nigeria – S/South govs
Vanguard
By EMMA AMAIZE & AUSTIN OGWUDA GOVERNORS of the six South-South states, at the weekend, called for an urgent restructuring and unbundling of the Federation. They also want the review of the revenue allocation formula to give more powers, ...
South-South Seeks Policy Review on Power, GasTHISDAY Live
South-South govs demand new energy policyDaily Sun
South-South Govs Call For New Policy On Power, Oil And Gas SectorsP.M. News

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Boko Haram: IG orders security beef up around media houses – Vanguard


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Boko Haram: IG orders security beef up around media houses
Vanguard
By PETER DURU Sequel to the bombing of the offices of This Day and Sun newspaper offices in Kaduna and Abuja by Boko Haram, on Thursday, the Acting Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Abubakar, has ordered immediate beef of security around all ...
Boko Haram: Azazi in troubleThe Nation Newspaper
Boko Haram's attack on media: acn calls for Jonathan's resignationNigerian Tribune
•NSA should not meddle in politics –PDPDaily Sun
Voice of America -Reuters -AFP
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Did Jonathan offend God? – The Nation Newspaper


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Did Jonathan offend God?
The Nation Newspaper
By Seun Akioye 4 hours 39 minutes ago It began like a fairy tale. The romance between President Jonathan and the Nigerian people seemed written in the stars. At the peak of his fame, President Goodluck Jonathan had such overwhelming national support ...
Nigeria: A land of broken dream?Vanguard
Edwin Clark versus Nigeria [Guest Post]Information Nigeria
Doubling Nigeria's GDP and creating 40 million employment in 5 years(Pt1)BusinessDay

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Soyinka commends Akpabio on education – Nigerian Tribune


Soyinka commends Akpabio on education
Nigerian Tribune
The Akwa Ibom State Governor Chief Godswill Akpabio has received commendations from Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, for his efforts in human capacity development in his state. Prof Soyinka who was the Chairman of a discussion session at the second ...
Akpabio at South-South summit, says Akwa Ibom is ready for the worldMoment Nigerian Newspapers
South-south Wants FG's Power ReducedTHISDAY Live
I'm approaching development with anger – Governor AkpabioCHANNELS

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A more radical choice for World Bank president – Aljazeera.com


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A more radical choice for World Bank president
Aljazeera.com
Jim Yong Kim's background means he is much more likely to change the status quo at the World Bank and bring reforms. Gaborone, Botswana - While I am an American, I couldn't agree more with the sentiment that it is inappropriate for the United States to ...
Okonjo-Iweala calls for recovery of Excess Crude AccountDaily Times Nigeria
Bank's new leader shows changes of global orderChina Daily
A healer at the World Bank?The Express Tribune
The Guardian (blog) -Vanguard -The Economist
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Nigeria Produces First Female Military Pilot •As NAF Wings 30 Pilots – Nigerian Tribune


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Nigeria Produces First Female Military Pilot •As NAF Wings 30 Pilots
Nigerian Tribune
History was made yesterday in Abuja as Nigerian Air Force produced the first female military pilot in the sub-region as Flying Officer Blessing Liman and 29 others joined the list of military officers at a well attended ceremony hosted by the Chief of ...
NAF Decorates First Female Fighter PilotInformation Nigeria
Nigeria Airforce produces first female combat pilotVanguard
Nigerian Air Force Wings First Female PilotTHISDAY Live
Bella Naija -BusinessDay
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Angola takes up Africa?s education vice presidency – AngolaPress


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Angola takes up Africa?s education vice presidency
AngolaPress
Abuja - Angola was elected Thursday in Abuja (Nigeria) member of the directors committee of the Conference of the Africa's Education Ministers, playing the role of second vice president of the organisation, representing the Southern Africa Development ...
All-Africa education conference ends todayMmegi Online
Jonathan says education is tool for peace, justice, equityVanguard
Africa Will Not Compromise Quality In Quest For Education For All - Rufa'iLeadership Newspapers
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FG Approves $400m For Gas Development – Nigerian Observer


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FG Approves $400m For Gas Development
Nigerian Observer
By JOSES SEDE In a bid to calm agitations of neglect in the South- South region, Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan says the Federal Government has approved $400 million for gas development and to check gas flaring in the South-South oil producing ...
USA stops ex-mayor, general from South-South Summit over insecurityThe Nation Newspaper
S.South Summit: Americans Turned Back For Security ReasonsNigerian Tribune
Formidable, accountable leadership key to Nigeria's growth – KagameVanguard
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Victims of Thursday Kaduna twin bomb blasts speak – Vanguard


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Victims of Thursday Kaduna twin bomb blasts speak
Vanguard
By LUKA BINNIYAT For the first time, wounded victims of bomb explosions that rocked the Kaduna offices of Thisday, the Sun and the Moment Newspapers, spoke to the press on their hospital bed just as another victim, caught in the second explosion that ...
Survivors' tale of horrors 'I felt my face was covered by sweat and when I ...The Nation Newspaper
We Saw Death, But God Saved Us – JournalistsLeadership Newspapers
Journalists for Christ condemns blasts at Thisday, Sun officesMyjoyonline.com
Daily Sun -AllAfrica.com -THISDAY Live
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Pray for FG over Boko Haram, corruption, Aregbesola tells Anglicans – The Nation Newspaper


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Pray for FG over Boko Haram, corruption, Aregbesola tells Anglicans
The Nation Newspaper
Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State on Friday said there are more than enough security and corruption challenges waiting to be tackled by the Federal Government instead of allowing politicians to foment trouble in a peaceful state like his.
Security Operatives Open Fresh Investigations Against AregbesolaNigerian Tribune
Probe Omisore's Threats Against Aregbesola; Osun Speaker Tells Security AgentsOsun Defender
Civil Society Coalition Faults PDP on AregbesolaAllAfrica.com
Daily Sun -Moment Nigerian Newspapers -Leadership Newspapers
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One killed, two injured in Fulani, Berom clash – The Nation Newspaper


One killed, two injured in Fulani, Berom clash
The Nation Newspaper
By Yusufu Aminu Idegu, Jos 10 hours 40 minutes ago Violence between Fulani headsmen and Berom people escalated yesterday as armed Fulani herdsmen invaded Rim village to launch fresh attack in Rim. The attack was however repelled by the Special Task ...
Fulanis Protest Arrest of Leaders in PlateauTHISDAY Live
Tension In Plateau Over Arrest of Fulani LeadersNigerian Tribune
Police Arraign 2 Community Leaders Over Violence In RiyomLeadership Newspapers

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Fight against corruption has lost steam,says ACF – The Nation Newspaper


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Fight against corruption has lost steam,says ACF
The Nation Newspaper
By Tony Akowe, Kaduna 19 hours 7 minutes ago The Northern socio-political organization, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) ,is not impressed by the current level of the fight against corruption in the country. The group says the crusade has lost steam and ...
Anti-Graft Campaign In Danger - ACFNigerian Tribune
ACF expresses shock over attacks on media housesWorldStage
Photo: Sun News PublishingDaily Sun

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Opposition Parties Vs Mimiko – Nigerian Tribune


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Opposition Parties Vs Mimiko
Nigerian Tribune
The reported clash between the supporters of two rival political camps in Akure, the Ondo State capital, last weekend underscores the rising political tempo in the state, ahead the governorship election in October, writes KUNLE ODEREMI.
Aspirant decries political violence in OndoThe Nation Newspaper
Ondo 2012: ACN And Its Many AspirantsP.M. News
Woman delivers twins at governorís wife meetingMoment Nigerian Newspapers
Daily Sun
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Alleged N5b Fraud: Orji Kalu Has Case To Answer – Appeal Court – Nigerian Tribune


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Alleged N5b Fraud: Orji Kalu Has Case To Answer - Appeal Court
Nigerian Tribune
The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, on Friday, unanimously held that the former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, had a case to answer over his alleged theft of N5 billion public funds while in office between 1999 and 2007.
Appeal Court permits EFCC to prosecute Orji KaluCHANNELS
Orji Kalu Has Case to Answer – Appeal CourtLeadership Newspapers

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SGS prepares to train 80 Customs officers for Destination Inspection – WorldStage


WorldStage

SGS prepares to train 80 Customs officers for Destination Inspection
WorldStage
By Benson Akomo WorldStage Newsonline-- Destination Inspection (DI) service provider, SGS Scanning Nigeria Limited has commenced the training of 80 officers at the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Training College Ikeja, Lagos .
Customs Warns Importers, AgentsP.M. News
Single Window: Customs to Partner Organised Trade SectorTHISDAY Live

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Nigerian Groups Want Minister Fired Over Fuel Subsidies – Bloomberg


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Nigerian Groups Want Minister Fired Over Fuel Subsidies
Bloomberg
Nigerian labor unions and civic groups want Petroleum Minister Diezani Alison-Madueke to be fired after a parliamentary probe found the government made illegal payments of about 1.1 trillion naira ($7 billion) for fuel subsidies.
Massive corruption, long suspected, exposed in Nigeria lawmakers' report on ...Washington Post
Nigeria fuel subsidy report 'reveals $6bn fraud'BBC News
Fuel subsidy report: The intrigues, the subterfugeVanguard
Nigerian Tribune -The Nation Newspaper -Voice of America
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Senator Ashafa Seeks Probe Of GSM Service Providers – P.M. News (blog)


Senator Ashafa Seeks Probe Of GSM Service Providers
P.M. News (blog)
Senator Gbenga Ashafa representing Lagos East Senatorial District, has moved a motion for the examination of the activities of GSM service providers in the country. The motion is to beam search light on the epileptic services the GSM providers are ...
Senate to investigate Gsm providers over poor service deliveryNigerian Tribune
Senate to investigate poor telecom servicesDaily Times Nigeria
Services - Senate Flays MTN, GLO, Airtel, EtisalatAllAfrica.com

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FG Disowns NFF Over Saintfiet Deal – P.M. News


FG Disowns NFF Over Saintfiet Deal
P.M. News
Supervising Minister of Sports and Chairman, National Sports Commission NSC, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi has stated that the Federal Government of Nigeria has not disowned the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF over the appointment of Tom Saintfiet as ...
Federal Government unhappy with Saintfiet's appiontmentNigerian Bulletin
Photo: Sun News PublishingDaily Sun
NFF lauds NSC for Retreat ProgrammeTHISDAY Live

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Boko Haram attack: Fashola condoles ThisDay, others – Information Nigeria


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Boko Haram attack: Fashola condoles ThisDay, others
Information Nigeria
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN) on Thursday expressed sadness over the bombing of the Abuja and Kaduna offices of THISDAY Newspapers Group and similar attack on the zonal office of THE SUN Newspapers in Kaduna.
Tambuwal, Fashola commiserate with Thisday, The Sun over blastsThe Nation Newspaper
Publisher, journalists condemn attack on ThisDay officesVanguard
Bomb Blast: Tambuwal Condoles With ThisDay, Sun NewspapersLeadership Newspapers

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Boko Haram attack: Fashola condoles ThisDay, others – Information Nigeria


Information Nigeria

Boko Haram attack: Fashola condoles ThisDay, others
Information Nigeria
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN) on Thursday expressed sadness over the bombing of the Abuja and Kaduna offices of THISDAY Newspapers Group and similar attack on the zonal office of THE SUN Newspapers in Kaduna.
Journalists for Christ condemns blasts at Thisday, Sun officesMyjoyonline.com
Tambuwal, Fashola commiserate with Thisday, The Sun over blastsThe Nation Newspaper
Publisher, journalists condemn attack on ThisDay officesVanguard
Leadership Newspapers
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Reps Probe NCC Over Sales of Registered SIM Cards – AllAfrica.com


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Reps Probe NCC Over Sales of Registered SIM Cards
AllAfrica.com
By Turaki A. Hassan, 27 April 2012 The House of Representatives yesterday commenced probe into the reports of sales of registered Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) in Nigeria. This followed a motion on the matter sponsored by Rep.
SIM card registration: Reps set up committee to probe N6.1bn budgetNigerian Tribune
House Probes N6.2bn SIM Cards RegistrationTHISDAY Live
Reps to probe NCC over N6.1b sim card registrationThe Nation
BusinessDay
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How Suicide Bomber Hit ThisDay Office – AllAfrica.com


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How Suicide Bomber Hit ThisDay Office
AllAfrica.com
By Hassan Abdul, Ronald Mutum, Judd-Leonard Okafor, Misbahu Bashir, Amina Alhassan, Abdulkadir B. Mukhtar, Ruby Leo, Isa Saidu, Isma'ila Mudashir, Christiana Alabi, Sunday Isuwa and Maryam Ahmadu-Suka, 27 April 2012 The suicide bomber who rammed into ...
Suspect held as bomb kills three in KadunaThe Nation Newspaper
Police mount checkpoints after blastsDaily Times Nigeria
Kaduna Blast: We Tried In Vain To Stop The Bomber – SurvivorsLeadership Newspapers
P.M. News (blog) -Osun Defender -The Nation
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Boko Haram: Ndume knows fate June 15 – Vanguard


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Boko Haram: Ndume knows fate June 15
Vanguard
By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA — Justice Gabriel Kolawole of a Federal High Court in Abuja, yesterday, fixed June 15, to determine the merit of an application seeking to quash the four-count terrorism charge preferred against Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume by ...
Ndume Denies Involvement with Boko HaramTHISDAY Live
Ndume urges court to quash terrorism charge against himThe Nation Newspaper
Terrorism: Senator Ndume Knows Fate In JuneP.M. News (blog)
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Boko Haram: Ndume knows fate June 15 – Vanguard


CHANNELS

Boko Haram: Ndume knows fate June 15
Vanguard
By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA — Justice Gabriel Kolawole of a Federal High Court in Abuja, yesterday, fixed June 15, to determine the merit of an application seeking to quash the four-count terrorism charge preferred against Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume by ...
Ndume Denies Involvement with Boko HaramTHISDAY Live
Ndume urges court to quash terrorism charge against himThe Nation Newspaper
Ndume Urges Court To Quash Charges Against HimLeadership Newspapers
P.M. News (blog) -CHANNELS -AllAfrica.com
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N11bn loan scam: Police seek court’s nod to interrogate Saraki – Vanguard


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N11bn loan scam: Police seek court's nod to interrogate Saraki
Vanguard
By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA — A Federal High Court in Abuja, yesterday, said it never granted an interim injunction restraining the Inspector General of Police, his officers or agents from arresting the former governor of Kwara State, Senator Bukola ...
Court denies granting Saraki injunction against policeThe Nation Newspaper
Alleged N20bn fraud: No order against police on Saraki - JudgeNigerian Tribune
N21bn theft: I did not stop police from arresting Saraki –JudgeDaily Sun
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Anambra pays N1bn to pensioners – Vanguard


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Anambra pays N1bn to pensioners
Vanguard
By VINCENT UJUMADU AWKA— GOVERNOR Peter Obi of Anambra State yesterday distributed cheques totaling N1billion to 850 pensioners from the local government system. The beneficiaries include 267 persons under Batch “B” 2010 gratuity, 79 persons under ...
850 pensioners get N1b in AnambraThe Nation Newspaper
Anambra: Obi Pledges Industrial TransformationNigerian Observer
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May 1, 29 public holidays – The Nation Newspaper


May 1, 29 public holidays
The Nation Newspaper
By Gbenga Omokhunu, Abuja 12 hours 16 minutes ago The Federal Government yesterday declared May 1 a public holiday to mark this year's Workers' Day. It also declared May 29 a holiday to celebrate Democracy Day. In a statement, Minister of Interior Abba ...
FG declares May 1 public holidayNigerian Tribune
FG declares May 1, 29 public holidaysVanguard

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Absence of lead prosecutor stalls Alao-Akala’s trial – Nigerian Tribune


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Absence of lead prosecutor stalls Alao-Akala's trial
Nigerian Tribune
PROCEEDINGS in the trial of former governor of Oyo State, Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala, on charges of corrupt practices were, on Thursday, stalled at an Ibadan High Court, due to the absence of the lead prosecuting counsel, Chief Godwin Obla, from court.
Prosecution counsel's absence stalls Akala's trialVanguard
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Terrorism: Senator Ndume Knows Fate In June – P.M. News (blog)


Terrorism: Senator Ndume Knows Fate In June
P.M. News (blog)
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Thursday adjourned till 15 June to decide whether embattled Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume who is standing trial for alleged sponsorship of terrorism will continue to face trial or not. Ndume was docked over his ...

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Another Bomb Blast Rocks Kaduna – P.M. News (blog)


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Another Bomb Blast Rocks Kaduna
P.M. News (blog)
About five hours after a bomb exploded at the office of Thisday, Sun and Moment newspapers along Kotongora Road today another bomb has exploded again. The bomb which exploded at about 5pm at Ungwar Muazu along Nnamdi Azikwe Western Bypass injured four ...
3 Feared Killed In Kaduna Bomb Blast, Targeting Media HousesLeadership Newspapers
How The ThisDay Newspaper Bomber Was Arrested.Osun Defender
Eye witnesses accounts of bomb attack on newspapers house in KadunaWorldStage

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US denounces Nigeria media attacks – AFP


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US denounces Nigeria media attacks
AFP
WASHINGTON — The United States on Thursday condemned violence against offices of a Nigerian newspaper that killed eight people, saying that the attacks targeted "free speech itself." State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said that it was up to ...
US condemns attacks in Nigeria, calls for investigationKuwait News Agency
Bajoga Explosion: 2 PolicemenLeadership Newspapers
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CBN Boss Urges Fuel Subsidy Probe. – Osun Defender


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CBN Boss Urges Fuel Subsidy Probe.
Osun Defender
Nigeria's outspoken central bank governor has called for a criminal investigation into a multi-billion dollar fuel subsidy fraud. Lamido Sanusi said those responsible should not only pay back stolen funds but go to jail. Nigeria lost $6.8bn as a result ...
Nigeria's Naira Retreats as Sanusi Says Inflation Rise ExpectedBloomberg
Senators push to weaken CBN's gripThe Nation Newspaper
Sanusi denies committing plagiarism against US DonVanguard
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Police Boss Blames Jos Bomb Blast On Nonchallance – P.M. News (blog)


Police Boss Blames Jos Bomb Blast On Nonchallance
P.M. News (blog)
Mr. Emmanuel Ayeni, the Plateau Commissioner of Police, has blamed Tuesday's bomb explosion at a football viewing centre in Tudun Wada, Jos on “nonchalant attitude of members of the public.” Ayeni, while briefing newsmen on Wednesday in Jos over the ...
Five killed in PlateauThe Nation Newspaper
In Plateau, four LGs groan under emergency ruleNigerian Tribune
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Seven partying Chelsea fans burnt alive – Information Nigeria


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Seven partying Chelsea fans burnt alive
Information Nigeria
Seven Chelsea fans were burnt alive when the bus they were travelling in went up in flames after it somersaulted in Lagos Tuesday night. Another fan of the English Premier League side was stabbed to death following an argument on the night 'The Blues' ...
Barman kills customer during Barca, Chelsea matchVanguard
1 killed over Chelsea/Barcelona match in LagosNigerian Tribune
Three die as Barca and Chelsea fans clash in LagosCHANNELS
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Minister shelves ban on foreign airlines – Information Nigeria


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Minister shelves ban on foreign airlines
Information Nigeria
THE Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah-Ogiewonyi, has shelved her plan to bar foreign airlines today from the country's airspace. In a statement by his media assistant, Joe Obi, the minister said that her ministry would allow the National Assembly's ...
Nigeria delays sanctioning foreign airlines over alleged fare imbalancePanapress (subscription)
Foreign Airlines - FG Withdraws Deadline On Airfares DisparityAllAfrica.com
Fare disparity: FG stays ban on foreign airlinesVanguard
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Explosion in Nigerian capital Abuja – AFP


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Explosion in Nigerian capital Abuja
AFP
ABUJA — A loud explosion was heard on Thursday in the Nigerian capital Abuja followed by smoke and ambulances which appeared to be headed in the direction of the blast, an AFP reporter witnessed. The blast appeared to come from the direction of a ...
Nigeria: Abuja and Kaduna hit by 'loud explosions'BBC News
Witnesses say offices of major newspaper bombed in capital and city of KadunaFox News
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Lagos accuses striking doctors of diverting patients from govt hospitals to … – WorldStage


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Lagos accuses striking doctors of diverting patients from govt hospitals to ...
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By Nkechi Naeche The Lagos State Ministry of Health in conjunction with Reckitt Benckiser makers of Mortein on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, presented gifts to the first baby born on World Malaria Day to Mrs. Mary Lawal at the Maternal and Child Care ...
PDP slams Lagos govt over doctors' strikeVanguard
Lagos to striking doctors: prepare to face panelThe Nation Newspaper
Lagos doctors begin indefinite strikeNigerian Tribune
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High power explosives worth N3m discovered in Kano – Information Nigeria


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High power explosives worth N3m discovered in Kano
Information Nigeria
The Kano State Police yesterday discovered three sacks containing two powerful explosive substances: Trinitrotoluene (TNT) and Pentaerythritol (PETN). PETN, the substance found in the underwear of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, is one of the most powerful ...
Explosives worth N9m discovered in KanoBusinessDay
Police Uncover 3 Bags of ExplosivesTHISDAY Live
Police discover high grade explosives in Kano StateCHANNELS
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Nigeria delays sanctioning foreign airlines over alleged fare imbalance – Panapress (subscription)


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Nigeria delays sanctioning foreign airlines over alleged fare imbalance
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Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Nigeria's aviation authorities have said they will not implement their decision to ban foreign airlines operating in Nigeria, but has yet to stop alleged disparity in air fares, until the outcome of the probe by the Senate.
Fed Govt suspends ban on foreign carriersThe Nation
Oduah Suspends Roposed Ban On Foreign Airlines Over FaresLeadership Newspapers
FARES DISPARITY: BA, others adamant as deadline endsVanguard
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Subsidy Fraud – ‘Jonathan Will Spare No One’ – AllAfrica.com


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Subsidy Fraud - 'Jonathan Will Spare No One'
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By Turaki A. Hassan and Isiaka Wakili, 26 April 2012 The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has asked the committee to prove allegations of misdeeds levelled against it in the subsidy report. (Photo Courtesy Vanguard) President Jonathan will not ...
I won't spare any culprit – JonathanVanguard
'Jonathan'll be judged by subsidy probe'The Nation Newspaper
"GEJ won't spare subsidy probe indictees"Daily Times Nigeria
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The Missing Voice – AllAfrica.com


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The Missing Voice
AllAfrica.com
By Ayeni Badmus, 26 April 2012 Where is the voice of the North in the face of the mounting activities of Boko Haram? This is the question Nigerians are now raising against Northern leaders since September2010, when the violent activities of the Boko ...
Need To Know: What is driving Nigeria's Boko Haram?BBC News
Blast near Nigerian barracks causes panic, but no injuriesAFP
JTF demolishes Boko Haram bomb factory in KanoThe Nation Newspaper
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Bomb Explodes Near Kano Army Barracks – AllAfrica.com


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Bomb Explodes Near Kano Army Barracks
AllAfrica.com
By Lawan Danjuma Adamu, 26 April 2012 Kano — An explosive went off close to a shopping mall at Kofar Ruwa area of Kano metropolis. Eyewitnesses told Daily Trust that a loud bang was heard in the area around 8pm, forcing people to run for safety.
Need To Know: What is driving Nigeria's Boko Haram?BBC News
Blast near Nigerian barracks causes panic, but no injuriesAFP
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Multiple Accident: Coroner Indicts Dangote Coy, Police – Leadership Newspapers


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Multiple Accident: Coroner Indicts Dangote Coy, Police
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The Magistrate, Mr. Tajudeen Elias who conducted the coroner's inquest into the August 15, 2010 multiple accident that occurred along Lagos-Ibadan expressway, has indicted Dangote Sugar Refinery, the Nigerian police, and medical doctors for their ...
Coroner blames Lagos-Ibadan road accident on police road blockVanguard
Lagos/Ibadan Expressway multiple accidents: Coroner indicts policeNigerian Tribune
NSE presidency: Appeal Court reserves judgmentThe Nation Newspaper
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Ogun Assembly extends tenure of LG caretaker committees again – Daily Sun


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Ogun Assembly extends tenure of LG caretaker committees again
Daily Sun
Ogun State House of Assembly has once again extended the tenure of the state's 20 local government caretaker committees. The extension, which is for three months, was the third time that the Assembly leadership would extend the tenure of the Councils.
Lagos Assembly threatens LG chiefsVanguard
Lagos assembly tasks youths on future challengesWorldStage

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NDLEA seizes N160m drug at Lagos airport – Vanguard


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NDLEA seizes N160m drug at Lagos airport
Vanguard
By DANIEL ETEGHE LAGOS— Operatives of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, yesterday, made a major seizure of 16 kilogrammes of high grade heroin worth about N160 million by a suspected drug syndicate at the National Aviation Handling Company, ...
NDLEA dogs sniff out N160m heroinDaily Times Nigeria
N160m heroin abandoned at Lagos AirportDaily Sun
NDLEA Sniffer Dogs Discover Hard Drugs Worth N160mLeadership Newspapers
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NDLEA seizes N160m drug at Lagos airport – Vanguard


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NDLEA seizes N160m drug at Lagos airport
Vanguard
By DANIEL ETEGHE LAGOS— Operatives of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, yesterday, made a major seizure of 16 kilogrammes of high grade heroin worth about N160 million by a suspected drug syndicate at the National Aviation Handling Company, ...
N160m heroin abandoned at Lagos AirportDaily Sun
NDLEA Sniffer Dogs Discover Hard Drugs Worth N160mLeadership Newspapers
Sniffer Dogs Detect N160m Drugs At Ikeja AirportP.M. News

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Rotary honors Nigerian president for supporting a polio-free world – Rotary International


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Rotary honors Nigerian president for supporting a polio-free world
Rotary International
By Dan Nixon Rotary Foundation Trustee Chair-elect Wilfrid Wilkinson (left) presents Rotary International's Polio Eradication Champion Award to Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan. Photo courtesy of the Nigeria PolioPlus Committee Rotary International ...
Nigeria bank chief urges fuel subsidy probeFinancial Times
ACN to Jonathan: Apologise to Nigerians over subsidy messThe Nation Newspaper
Jonathan and German-Nigerian Bi-National CommissionNigerian Tribune
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Coroner blames Lagos-Ibadan road accident on police road block – Vanguard


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Coroner blames Lagos-Ibadan road accident on police road block
Vanguard
By ABDULWAHAB ABDULAH, ONOZURE DANIA & DONALD ARJI LAGOS—The Coroner inquest, investigating the accident that claimed several lives and property on Otedola Bridge on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, two years ago, yesterday, attributed the crash to police ...
Lagos/Ibadan Expressway multiple accidents: Coroner indicts policeNigerian Tribune
NSE presidency: Appeal Court reserves judgmentThe Nation Newspaper
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Senators push to weaken CBN’s grip – The Nation Newspaper


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Senators push to weaken CBN's grip
The Nation Newspaper
SENATORS yesterday took one more step forward in their quest to wrest some powers from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). A Bill seeking to compel the CBN to submit its yearly budget to the National Assembly for approval scaled the second reading.
Sanusi denies committing plagiarism against US DonVanguard
Plagiarism: CBN Yet to Get Court OrderTHISDAY Live
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FAAN MD loses bid to stay action on contempt charge – Vanguard


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FAAN MD loses bid to stay action on contempt charge
Vanguard
Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, yesterday, lost its bid to have a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, to stay proceedings on a contempt charge filed against its Managing Director, George Uriesi, over alleged disobedience of court order.
Fraud: ICPC quizzes FAAN's ex-executives, othersNigerian Tribune
Court Refuses to Stay Proceedings on Maevis, FAAN SuitTHISDAY Live
Court to hear contempt charges against FAANCHANNELS
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FAAN MD loses bid to stay action on contempt charge – Vanguard


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FAAN MD loses bid to stay action on contempt charge
Vanguard
Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, yesterday, lost its bid to have a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, to stay proceedings on a contempt charge filed against its Managing Director, George Uriesi, over alleged disobedience of court order.
Fraud: ICPC quizzes FAAN's ex-executives, othersNigerian Tribune
Court Refuses to Stay Proceedings on Maevis, FAAN SuitTHISDAY Live
Court to hear contempt charges against FAANCHANNELS
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Subsidy probe: Falana offers to defend House for free – The Nation Newspaper


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Subsidy probe: Falana offers to defend House for free
The Nation Newspaper
By Joseph Jibueze 1 hour ago Activist-lawyer Mr Femi Falana has offered to defend the House of Representatives free of charge following indications it may be sued by some individuals and oil marketing companies indicted in the fuel subsidy probe.
Subsidy: Reps SeeksLeadership Newspapers
House of Rep adopts all subsidy probe recommendationsCHANNELS
Reps Fault Aig-Imoukhuede's Appointment To Verify Subsidy ClaimsThe Streetjournal
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2015 general election: Niger PDP candidates to emerge by consensus – Aliyu – Nigerian Tribune


2015 general election: Niger PDP candidates to emerge by consensus - Aliyu
Nigerian Tribune
Governor Babangida Aliyu of Niger State has stated that the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2015 general election in the state will emerge by consensus arrangements as a way of avoiding pre and post-primary election crises.
'Boko Haram, other security challenges will soon become history'The Nation Newspaper
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2015 general election: Niger PDP candidates to emerge by consensus – Aliyu – Nigerian Tribune


2015 general election: Niger PDP candidates to emerge by consensus - Aliyu
Nigerian Tribune
Governor Babangida Aliyu of Niger State has stated that the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2015 general election in the state will emerge by consensus arrangements as a way of avoiding pre and post-primary election crises.
'Boko Haram, other security challenges will soon become history'The Nation Newspaper
'Nigeria Must Create Conducive Environment For Devt'Leadership Newspapers

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7 killed, police station bombed •As robbers raid bank in Kogi – Nigerian Tribune


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7 killed, police station bombed •As robbers raid bank in Kogi
Nigerian Tribune
MORE than 15 robbers, on Wednesday, invaded one of the first generation banks at Ankpa, Kogi State, killing seven persons. The robbers also sacked a police station in the area with gunshots. Among those killed in the incident were a native doctor and a ...
Robbers kill seven in KogiThe Nation Newspaper
10 die in Kogi banks robberyVanguard
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Scholarship for Idol’s winner – The Nation Newspaper


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Scholarship for Idol's winner
The Nation Newspaper
By Nicholas Kalu, Calabar 6 hours 23 minutes ago Rivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi has assured the winner of the Nigerian Idol, Mercy Chinwo, that the government will support her education and career. Amaechi spoke when Ms Chinwo visited him at the ...
Amaechi awards scholarship to Nigerian idol winnerCHANNELS
Journalism must move from breaking news to data management to remain relevant ...BusinessDay

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Police Smash Human – Leadership Newspapers


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Police Smash Human
Leadership Newspapers
The police in Onitsha, Anambra, has smashed a syndicate that specialises in stealing and selling children, an official said on Wednesday. The police also arrested the alleged leader and seven other suspects, including a nurse, Mr Emeka Ejide, ...
Policeman killed in OnitshaThe Nation Newspaper
Hoodlums club police officer to deathBusinessDay

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Tambuwal: Why I Visited Aregbesola – THISDAY Live


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Tambuwal: Why I Visited Aregbesola
THISDAY Live
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, yesterday explained the reason he visited Osun State Governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, saying as the number four citizen of the nation, he was a national figure who should be seen to be ...
An Islamic State of Osun? No, not yet!Vanguard
Ex-Osun lawmakers pass vote of confidence on AregbesolaThe Nation Newspaper
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Sanusi denies committing plagiarism against US Don – Vanguard


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Sanusi denies committing plagiarism against US Don
Vanguard
By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA- Central Bank Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, wednesday, denied allegation that he copied the research work of a United States based Nigerian Professor, Victor E. Dike and presented it as his own ideas at a public lecture he ...
Alleged plagiarism: Sanusi denies writing the paperWorldStage
CBN Identifies Problem Of Cashless PolicyP.M. News
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Nigeria parliament urges fuel subsidy graft arrests – Reuters


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Nigeria parliament urges fuel subsidy graft arrests
Reuters
* Fuel subsidy corruption cost $6.8 billion in 3 years * Report recommends petrol price regulator be indicted * Marketers collected fuel subsidy but never delivered By Camillus Eboh ABUJA, April 25 (Reuters) - Nigeria's lower house of parliament ...
Naira Advances 1st Time in 3 Days as Probe Slows Dollar DemandBusinessWeek
Naira Advances to Highest in a Week as Probe Slows Dollar DemandBloomberg
Government will prosecute those indicted by subsidy probe - JonathanThe Nation Newspaper
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FG to reinforce supplies to Nigerian troops in Darfur – The Nation Newspaper


FG to reinforce supplies to Nigerian troops in Darfur
The Nation Newspaper
By Gbade Ogunwale 1 hour ago The Minister of Defence, Dr. Bello Muhammed, has said the Federal Government will reinforce supplies to Nigerian troops currently serving in Darfur, Sudan to boost the troops' operational efficiency.
FG to reinforce supplies to troops in Sudan – MinisterVanguard
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NLC Threatens Strike In Imo – P.M. News


NLC Threatens Strike In Imo
P.M. News
The Imo chapter of the NLC has threatened to embark on strike over the decision of the state government to deploy civil servants to form “the fourth tier government. ” Governor Rochas Okorocha had insisted that he would deploy civil servants to ...
Fear grip Imo residents state as robbers, kidnappers lay siegeVanguard

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Nigeria opposition demands presidential apology over Jan. fuel price hike – African Manager


African Manager

Nigeria opposition demands presidential apology over Jan. fuel price hike
African Manager
In a scathing rebuke, Nigeria's main opposition Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) Tuesday criticized the federal government over January's fuel price hike, and asked President Goodluck Jonathan to apologize to his compatriots for 'swindling' them under ...
ACN Asks Jonathan To Apologise Over Fuel Subsidy MessOsun Defender
FCT workers demand more from JonathanBusinessDay
ACN to Jonathan: Apologise to Nigerians over subsidy messThe Nation Newspaper
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Attempt to bomb Lagos church fails – Moment Nigerian Newspapers


Attempt to bomb Lagos church fails
Moment Nigerian Newspapers
COMMERCIAL activities were temporarily stalled in Ikorodu town, Lagos, as residents trooped to catch a glimpse of a suspect who allegedly planned to bomb a church. By Steve Ogwu-Chinuwa COMMERCIAL activities were temporarily stalled yesterday in ...
Man held after failed attempt to bomb Lagos churchVanguard
Bomb Scare In Lagos: Residents Worried over Increasing Bomb Planting AttemptsBella Naija

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Nigeria double attack in Plateau state – BBC News


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Nigeria double attack in Plateau state
BBC News
Five people have been killed and 10 injured in two separate attacks in central Nigeria - one targeting football fans, officials have said. Unknown gunmen shot dead five villagers in an overnight attack on Rim, 50km (30 miles) south of Jos in Plateau ...
Blast hits soccer fans in JosThe Nation Newspaper
6 dead after blast near soccer fans, gun attack in NigeriaThe Daily Star
Jos bomb: I only saw myself helpless on the ground – victimVanguard
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Why Subsidy Reinvestment is Delayed – Kolade – AllAfrica.com


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Why Subsidy Reinvestment is Delayed - Kolade
AllAfrica.com
By Goerge Agba, 25 April 2012 The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has asked the committee to prove allegations of misdeeds levelled against it in the subsidy report. (Photo Courtesy Vanguard) The chairman of the board constituted to oversee the ...
Reps subsidy probe won't affect us - Kolade panelNigerian Tribune
Subsidy probe will not affect SURE programme, says KoladeVanguard
Subsidy board on course to fulfill mission - KoladeThe Nation Newspaper
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Students occupy UI – Daily Times Nigeria


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Students occupy UI
Daily Times Nigeria
Tuesday was the third day students of the University of Ibadan spent protesting what they termed “bad governance” in the citadel of learning. The school had been experiencing epileptic power and water supply, which took a turn for the worse three days ...
UI shut as students' protest enters second dayThe Nation Newspaper
UI shut down for 2 weeksNigerian Tribune
Occupy UI Day 2: students say no going backVanguard
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FG to withhold states’s grants over teacher training – Vanguard


FG to withhold states's grants over teacher training
Vanguard
ABUJA — The Federal Government has declared that states that have not conducted the 2011 Professional Teacher Training programme will henceforth not get the annual Universal Basic Education Teachers Training Grants. Minister of State for Education, ...
FG approves N5.5bn for training of teachers in states •124061 teachers trained ...Nigerian Tribune
80 Percent of Teachers in Sokoto Unqualified UBECAllAfrica.com
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Tambuwal – Why I Visited Aregbesola – AllAfrica.com


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Tambuwal - Why I Visited Aregbesola
AllAfrica.com
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, yesterday explained the reason he visited Osun State Governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, saying as the number four citizen of the nation, he was a national figure who should be seen to be ...
Ex-Osun lawmakers pass vote of confidence on AregbesolaThe Nation Newspaper
Tambuwal Replies Osun PDP Over AregbesolaLeadership Newspapers
Food vendors protest in Osun over unfulfilled promiseNigerian Tribune
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6.6 Percent Growth Rate For Nigeria In 2013 Exceptionally Good – Okonjo-Iweala – Nigerian Observer


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6.6 Percent Growth Rate For Nigeria In 2013 Exceptionally Good - Okonjo-Iweala
Nigerian Observer
WASHINGTON DC-Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Coordinating Minister of the Economy, says the 6.6 per cent economy growth projected for Nigeria in 2013 is exceptionally good considering the global economic trend. Okonjo-Iweala made the statement while fielding ...
The West needs to wake up to a new worldMmegi Online
WORLD BANK: Maybe the right man won!Vanguard
View From Abroad: Nigeria: Keystone Of AfricaLeadership Newspapers
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Saraki seeks court injunction against IGP, others – The Nation Newspaper


Saraki seeks court injunction against IGP, others
The Nation Newspaper
By Eric Ikhilae 9 hours 6 minutes ago A Federal High Court in Abuja will tomorrow hear the suit filed by Senator Bukola Saraki seeking an injunction to restrain the Inspector General of Police (IGP) and others from arresting him in connection with his ...
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Fani-Kayode fails to stop trial – The Nation Newspaper


Fani-Kayode fails to stop trial
The Nation Newspaper
By Eric Ikhilae 9 hours 17 minutes ago Former Aviation Minister Femi Fani-Kayode yesterday lost the bid to stop his trial before the Federal High Court, Lagos. Justice Fatimat Nyako, before who the trial was to begin afresh, refused Fani-Kayode's ...

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Fani-Kayode fails to stop trial – The Nation Newspaper


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Fani-Kayode fails to stop trial
The Nation Newspaper
By Eric Ikhilae 4 hours 48 minutes ago Former Aviation Minister Femi Fani-Kayode yesterday lost the bid to stop his trial before the Federal High Court, Lagos. Justice Fatimat Nyako, before who the trial was to begin afresh, refused Fani-Kayode's ...
Alleged fraud: Fani-Kayode loses bid to stop trialVanguard
Money laundering: Trial of Fani-Kayode begins Oct 10Nigerian Tribune
Court Refuses Stay Of Proceedings In Fani-Kayode/EFCC CaseLeadership Newspapers
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NCC, NESREA fight over MTN base station – Vanguard


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NCC, NESREA fight over MTN base station
Vanguard
By Prince Osuagwu & Laide Akinboade Abuja — Two government agencies in Abuja, the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC and its counterpart, the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency, NESREA, are locked in regulation ...
NESREA re-seals station base opened by NCCCHANNELS
NESREA to sue MTNBusinessDay
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Showy Concerns Over Power Failure – Vanguard


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Showy Concerns Over Power Failure
Vanguard
IMAGES of the Senate Committee on Aviation prancing around the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja to unearth the cause of a power failure that disrupted flights cut a pitiful sight of a nation making a virtue of its lack of direction.
Restore Dedicated Electricity Line To Abuja Airport, Senate Orders PHCNLeadership Newspapers
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NCAA to ground foreign airlines over fare disparity – Vanguard


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NCAA to ground foreign airlines over fare disparity
Vanguard
By Daniel Eteghe LAGOS— AS the 30-day ultimatum served foreign airlines to reduce fares expires today, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, said, yesterday, it would ground any airline that failed to comply with the directive.
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NPA Explains Tin Can Island Port Explosion Incident – THISDAY Live


NPA Explains Tin Can Island Port Explosion Incident
THISDAY Live
By Francis Ugwoke The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has explained that the explosion reported to have occurred at Tin Can Island port was an industrial accident that should not create panic among the international shipping community or port users.
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