Monthly Archives: May 2012

Some governors suppress their legislative houses – Speaker Ikufuroji – Vanguard

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Police prosecute 45 over post – election violence in Kaduna – Vanguard


Leadership Newspapers
Police prosecute 45 over post – election violence in Kaduna
Vanguard
By Luka Binniyat KADUNA — ABOUT 45 suspects arrested over last year's post-election violence in some parts of Kaduna State, are presently facing prosecution for various offences, said Kaduna State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Hon.
45 Charged In Kaduna Over Post- election ViolenceLeadership Newspapers

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Chairmanship aspirant promises rapid transformation – Nigerian Tribune

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Boko Haram: Herculean task for our new IGP – Nigerian Tribune


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Boko Haram: Herculean task for our new IGP
Nigerian Tribune
I am always bewildered, alarmed and shocked whenever I hear any sad news about senseless attacks on innocent masses in the northern states of the country by the Boko Haram sect. Our new Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Muhammed Abubakar,
Boko Haram: Time for prompt actionSpyghana.com
Nigeria Gets Foreign Aid to Fight Boko HaramVoice of America
Azorka Boys and Bamba Boys: the coming Boko Haram in Ghana?Myjoyonline.com
Vanguard –The Nation Newspaper –BusinessDay
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Court Throws Out Case Against Salami Reinstatement – AllAfrica.com


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Court Throws Out Case Against Salami Reinstatement
AllAfrica.com
By Atika Balal And Adelanwa Bamgboye, 31 May 2012 An Abuja Federal High Court has dismissed a suit seeking to stop President Goodluck Jonathan from reinstating the suspended President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Isa Ayo Salami.
Court dismisses anti-Salami reinstatement suitVanguard
Salami: Court dismisses suit against NJC •Orders service of fresh suit on him Nigerian Tribune
Court dismisses suit against Salami's reinstatementThe Nation Newspaper
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Appraising Dankwambo’s one year in office – Vanguard

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Nigeria to commission first locally made warship – Daily Times Nigeria


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Nigeria to commission first locally made warship
Daily Times Nigeria
President Goodluck Jonathan will, on Friday, commission the country's first locally made warship, NNS ANDONI, which was constructed by the Nigerian Navy engineers. The ceremony is slated to hold at the Nigerian Naval Dockyard, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Nigerian Navy engineers build first warshipBusinessDay
Jonathan commissions first locally-made warship tomorrowVanguard
Navy Marks 56th Anniversary With Free Medical CareLeadership Newspapers

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Italian engineer abducted in Nigeria – San Francisco Chronicle


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Italian engineer abducted in Nigeria
San Francisco Chronicle
(05-31) 01:34 PDT ROME, Italy (AP) — Italy's foreign ministry says an Italian engineer has been kidnapped in northern Nigeria. The ministry's press office said the man was abducted on Monday in the Kwara region of the West African country.
Italian Kidnapped in IlorinAllAfrica.com
German hostage killed in KanoThe Nation Newspaper
Italian engineer kidnapped in Nigeriaeuronews
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PHCN Probe Committee Unearths Rot in Power Sector – AllAfrica.com


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PHCN Probe Committee Unearths Rot in Power Sector
AllAfrica.com
By Juliet Alohan, 31 May 2012 Of the 5172979 customers captured in the records of the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI), only 2893701 or 55.94 per cent are metered. Out of the number only 2434541 or 8.42 per cent of the total households in
PHCN CEOs are inefficient – Committee reportDaily Times Nigeria
DISCOs' CEOs blamed for inefficiency …BusinessDay
50% of power consumers in Nigeria do not have metersCHANNELS

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N47 billion theft: Court says Akingbola has case to answer – CHANNELS


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N47 billion theft: Court says Akingbola has case to answer
CHANNELS
A Lagos high court sitting in Ikeja has thrown out the no case submission filed before it by the former Managing Director of Intercontinental Bank (Now Access Bank), Erastus Akingbola, and his aide, Bayo Dada, over the N47.1 billion theft charge
N47.1 Billion Theft – You Have a Case to Answer, Court Tells AkingbolaAllAfrica.com
Akingbola begins defence against alleged N47.1bn theftBusinessDay
N47.1bn Theft: You Have A Case To Answer, Court Tells AkingbolaLeadership Newspapers
P.M. News
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Edo Guber Poll – PDP Accuses ACN of Arms Build-Up – AllAfrica.com

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Police Recover 15 Cars in Plateau – AllAfrica.com


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Police Recover 15 Cars in Plateau
AllAfrica.com
By Onimisi Alao, 31 May 2012 Jos — The Plateau State police command has recovered 15 cars and eight motorcycles in the last four months in addition to smashing a certificate forgery syndicate in the state. State Commissioner of Police, Emmanuel Ayeni,
Plateau police smash certificate forgery syndicateVanguard
Police Arrest Car Snatchers In PlateauLeadership Newspapers
Certificate forgery syndicate smashed in PlateauBusinessDay

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Northern Elders Forum , Jonathan meet on security, national unity – Vanguard


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Northern Elders Forum , Jonathan meet on security, national unity
Vanguard
Abuja -The leadership of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) met with President Goodluck Jonathan late Wednesday night on issues of security and national unity. The meeting at the Presidential Villa was held behind closed door. Spokesperson of the group
Jonathan Meets Northern EldersTHISDAY Live
Northern Elders Storm Aso Rock Over Security, Political IssuesLeadership Newspapers

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Court sacks Ondo lawmaker for dumping party – The Guardian – Nigerian Bulletin


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Court sacks Ondo lawmaker for dumping party – The Guardian
Nigerian Bulletin
FOR dumping the Labour Party (LP) platform that produced him as a federal legislator for the opposition Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) “without following laid-down procedure”, a member of the House of Representatives from Akure North/Akure South
Court sacks Ondo Reps member for defecting to ACNNigerian Tribune
Judgment on Ondo Rep's suit todayThe Nation Newspaper
Court Sacks Ondo Rep Over DefectionLeadership Newspapers
CHANNELS
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Obasanjo challenged to identify ‘rogue’ lawmakers – Legalbrief (subscription)


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Obasanjo challenged to identify 'rogue' lawmakers
Legalbrief (subscription)
Nigeria's Senate has challenged former President Olusegun Obasanjo to identify the lawmakers he described as 'rogues and armed robbers' at a media briefing last week. The Daily Times reports that Obasanjo also accused the judiciary and the police of
1st Year Of The Yar'Adua/Jonathan 2nd TermLeadership Newspapers
PDP's 13 years of poor leadershipVanguard
You be thief; I no be thief!Nigerian Tribune
Business Hallmark –Spyghana.com –BusinessDay
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Bandits Kill 10 in Borno – THISDAY Live


THISDAY Live
Bandits Kill 10 in Borno
THISDAY Live
Suspected armed bandits Wednesday invaded a bakery in an outskirt of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, killing 10 persons in the process. Some of the residents who spoke to THISDAY, alleged that the armed bandits who came in the wee hours of the
Gunmen Attack Bakery, Kill 6 In BornoLeadership Newspapers
Gunmen assail bakery, kill two in MaiduguriVanguard

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NDLEA decries use of sea ports by drug barons – The Nation Newspaper


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NDLEA decries use of sea ports by drug barons
The Nation Newspaper
By Kelvin Osa-Okunbor 1 hour ago The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) yesterday raised the alarm over the smuggling of large shipments of narcotics through the nation's seaports. This followed the agency's seizure of large quantity of
NDLEA set to prosecute 45-year-old drug traffickerSpyghana.com
NDLEA raises alarm over use of seaports by drug baronsNigerian Tribune

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FG moves to domesticate war crimes, genocide, war against humanity laws – Vanguard

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NCC increases operators’ fines – Vanguard


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NCC increases operators' fines
Vanguard
By Prince Osuagwu & Laide Akinboade Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, yesterday, insisted that the four telecommunications operators, Globacom, MTN, Airtel and Etisalat it earlier sanctioned for poor service delivery must not only pay the N1.17
Jega decries underfunding of INECThe Nation Newspaper
INEC's N2bn Pension FundLeadership Newspapers
NIGERIA'S GHOST POLITICAL PARTIESSpyghana.com
AllAfrica.com
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Bishop charges S/West govs on good governance – Nigerian Tribune

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NBA crisis: Judge disqualifies self from suit – Nigerian Tribune


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NBA crisis: Judge disqualifies self from suit
Nigerian Tribune
Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja has disqualified self from hearing the suit filed by Mr Yinka Farounbi, one of the chairmanship candidates of the Nigerian Bar Association(NBA), Ikeja contesting the result of the May 9
Court sits with torchlight on Ikeja NBA exco suitCHANNELS
Lagos Court Conducts Proceedings With TorchlightP.M. News

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It is criminal to neglect the people – Ajimobi – Nigerian Tribune


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It is criminal to neglect the people – Ajimobi
Nigerian Tribune
THE governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has said that it is criminal for political office holders, who were entrusted with the powers to change the lives of their people, to refrain from doing so, stating that such individuals would have a
How we surmounted challenges in Oyo, by AjimobiVanguard
We've achieved so much in one year, says AjimobiThe Nation Newspaper
AJIMOBI: WE MUST REVIVE ECONOMY TO TACKLE INSECURITYSpyghana.com
AllAfrica.com –BusinessDay –The Streetjournal
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Jonathan’s woes – Dilemma of Nigeria’s most endangered President – Business Hallmark


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Jonathan's woes – Dilemma of Nigeria's most endangered President
Business Hallmark
At the peak of the struggle for Nigeria's political independence, a colonial master (Sir John Macpherson) was said to… …have reminded Dr Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe (Zik), a foremost nationalist at the forefront of the struggle, that uneasy lies the
Jonathan's declares: Things are Getting BetterMyjoyonline.com
Jonathan promises to tackle corruption, terrorismVanguard
Nigeria Plans Presidential Museum For Past LeadersBernama
Deutsche Welle –The Nation Newspaper –CHANNELS
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Aregbesola has no secessionist agenda —Adelowo – Business Hallmark


Osun Defender
Aregbesola has no secessionist agenda —Adelowo
Business Hallmark
An interview with Elder Adebiyi Adelowo; Chairman of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in Osun State. In this interview with Business Hallmark's Ayoola Olaoluwa, Adelowo shed more light on how the controversial security report by the State Security
'I won't be distracted by opposition'The Nation Newspaper
Thank You For Promises KeptOsun Defender

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Clark Tells Northern Governors to Make Peace With Boko Haram – AllAfrica.com


BusinessDay
Clark Tells Northern Governors to Make Peace With Boko Haram
AllAfrica.com
By Abdullwasiu Hassan And Francis Okeke, 29 May 2012 Prominent Ijaw leader, Sir Edwin Clark has called on northern governors to identify and make peace with Boko Haram militants so that the Federal Government will reconcile with them.
EK Clark to northern elite: Call Boko Haram to orderVanguard
'Northern govs should identify Boko Haram'Nigerian Tribune
Jonathan: The challenge of demonstrated leadershipBusinessDay
CHANNELS
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JTF Arrest Top Militant Commander in Kano – AllAfrica.com


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JTF Arrest Top Militant Commander in Kano
AllAfrica.com
By Abdulsalam Muhammad, 29 May 2012 Kano — The Joint Military Taskforce JTF Tuesday morning arrested a man suspected to be top militant commander during an early morning raid that saw hundreds of security operatives and military tanks in action.
JTF arrest suspected militant commander in KanoVanguard
JTF Arrests Shekau's Aide In KanoLeadership Newspapers
Kano: JTF Nabs Top Militant LeaderTHISDAY Live

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Occupy Unilag Day 2: Students barricade Third Mainland Bridge – Vanguard


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Occupy Unilag Day 2: Students barricade Third Mainland Bridge
Vanguard
By Nnamdi Ojiego The protest trailing the renaming of University of Lagos to Moshood Abiola University by the Federal Governmet yesterday has entered its second day as students of the university have barricaded the popular Third Mainland Bridge in
Abiola: Students disrupt traffic on Lagos bridgeThe Nation Newspaper
Nigeria Students Protest Over Name ChangeNPR

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Oyo to invest N6bn on the construction of 5-star hotel – BusinessDay


BusinessDay
Oyo to invest N6bn on the construction of 5-star hotel
BusinessDay
The Oyo State Government is to construct a 150-room five-star hotel in the heart of Ibadan, the state capital at the cost of N6 billion. The hotel which will be built on a Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement will see the state government
How we surmounted challenges in Oyo, by AjimobiVanguard
Oyo starts 150-room five-star hotelThe Nation Newspaper
We are at verge of being cut off from Ibadan city — Ifesowapo residentsNigerian Tribune
The Streetjournal –Daily Times Nigeria
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Bomb Found in Empty TV Set in Kaduna – AllAfrica.com


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Bomb Found in Empty TV Set in Kaduna
AllAfrica.com
By Ismail Mudashir, 30 May 2012 Kaduna — An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) concealed in an empty television set was yesterday detonated by the bomb disposal unit of the Kaduna State police command. The sound of the bomb, which residents said was
Police defuse bomb in KadunaThe Nation Newspaper
Explosion averted in KadunaNigerian Tribune
Kaduna police detonate explosive hidden in TV setVanguard
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Bomb Found in Empty TV Set in Kaduna – AllAfrica.com


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Bomb Found in Empty TV Set in Kaduna
AllAfrica.com
By Ismail Mudashir, 30 May 2012 Kaduna — An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) concealed in an empty television set was yesterday detonated by the bomb disposal unit of the Kaduna State police command. The sound of the bomb, which residents said was
Explosion averted in KadunaNigerian Tribune
Kaduna police detonate explosive hidden in TV setVanguard
Police defuse suspected bomb in KadunaThe Nation Newspaper
Spyghana.com –WorldStage –P.M. News
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Jonathan’s declares: Things are Getting Better – Myjoyonline.com


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Jonathan's declares: Things are Getting Better
Myjoyonline.com
President Goodluck Jonathan Monday took stock of what has been achieved within one year of his administration. His conclusion: Nigeria is making progress in spite of the numerous challenges confronting her. A major highlight of his address to mark
Jonathan promises to tackle corruption, terrorismVanguard
Goodluck Ebele Jonathan: So Far, So Bad.Osun Defender
Nigeria Plans Presidential Museum For Past LeadersBernama
Deutsche Welle –AllAfrica.com –The Nation Newspaper
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Ajibola, Ex-World Court Jurist Weeps At Amosun’s First Year Anniversary … – Leadership Newspapers


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Ajibola, Ex-World Court Jurist Weeps At Amosun's First Year Anniversary
Leadership Newspapers
Former World Court judge Prince Bola Ajibola, yesterday, openly wept during the first year celebration of the Governor Ibikunle Amosun one year anniversary which held at the June 12 Cultural Centre in Abeokuta, the state capital,
Bola Ajibola, Former World Court Judge, Booed At Democracy Day CelebrationOsun Defender
Amosun inaugurates six township roadsNigerian Tribune
Ogun to construct air-conditioned pedestrian bridgesBusinessDay
Information Nigeria –NgEX –Daily Times Nigeria
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Kwankwaso: One Year After – Leadership Newspapers


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Kwankwaso: One Year After
Leadership Newspapers
Within one year in office, Governor Rabi'u Musa Kwankwaso has succeeded in implementing a number of notable policies especially in the areas of education and infrastructure. Salisu Ibrahim reports on how a number of challenges continue to confront his
Kano to convert prison to girls secondary schoolNigerian Tribune
Nigerian governor frees 235 prisonersP.M. News
Kano launches mass literacy campaignSpyghana.com

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This PDP Is Not Talking – Leadership Newspapers


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This PDP Is Not Talking
Leadership Newspapers
The Edo State chapter of the Action Congress of Nigeria, (ACN) concluded its referendum (not campaign) last Friday where its brand, Comrade Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole was given the nod to continue with his good work in the state.
Alleged sex scandal: Oshiomhole drags magazine to court •Seeks N250m damagesNigerian Tribune
Governor Oshiomhole Denies Impregnating 16 Year Old Girl – Sues Magazine For Information Nigeria
Sacked Council Bosses – Edo Youths Move Against OshiomholeAllAfrica.com
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Reinstatement of 34 doctors mere propaganda – NMA – Vanguard


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Reinstatement of 34 doctors mere propaganda – NMA
Vanguard
By Chioma Obinna LAGOS — The Lagos State Chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, yesterday, condemned the purported reinstatement of 34 sacked doctors by the state government, saying, it is mere ”government propaganda.
Lagos reabsorbs 34 sacked doctorsMyjoyonline.com
Lagos doctors: ASUU may embark on sympathy strikeNigerian Tribune
ASUU wants Lagos to reinstate sacked doctorsThe Nation Newspaper
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Anambra PDP gives police 7-day ultimatum – Vanguard

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Anambra PDP gives police 7-day ultimatum – Vanguard

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Democracy Day: Still a long way to go – Imoke – Vanguard

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Democracy Day: Still a long way to go – Imoke – Vanguard


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Democracy Day: Still a long way to go – Imoke
Vanguard
By Johnbosco Agbakwuru CALABAR—AS the country marks 13 years of democratic rule, Governor Liyel Imoke of Cross River State has said that despite the remarkable success recorded within the period, especially in the state, the country still has a long
Democracy Day: Gov Imoke Wants Nigerians To Embrace Sound Moral ValuesLeadership Newspapers

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New electricity tariff: Stop lobbying us, NLC tells FG – Nigerian Tribune

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Boko Haram: Blame the Northern leaders – Nigerian Tribune


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Boko Haram: Blame the Northern leaders
Nigerian Tribune
It is common knowledge that a nation that fails to educate her people, will sooner or later face a revolt that the leaders will not be able to cope with, and get consumed by the incident in the end. It is a well known fact that Japan started developing
Boko Haram militant arrestedP.M. News
Speaker calls for dialogue with Boko HaramCHANNELS
Boko Haram fueled by lack of Islamic knowledge – TambuwalThe Nation Newspaper
International Business Times –International Islamic News Agency –AllAfrica.com
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• Government’s new determination to fight Boko Haram raises new questions – The Nation Newspaper


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• Government's new determination to fight Boko Haram raises new questions
The Nation Newspaper
After months of dithering that dismayed even its most ardent supporters, the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan appears to be ready to move decisively against Boko Haram, the radical Islamic sect whose campaign of terror has paralysed life
Boko Haram militant arrestedP.M. News
Speaker calls for dialogue with Boko HaramCHANNELS
US security experts meet today on Boko HaramNigerian Tribune
News24 –Fox News
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‘Intervene in doctors’ strike,’ NARD tells FG – Spyghana.com


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'Intervene in doctors' strike,' NARD tells FG
Spyghana.com
The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has given the Federal Government a 14-day ultimatum to prevail on the Lagos State Government to recall sacked doctors and implement earlier agreements, or face an indefinite nationwide strike.
ASUU Demands Recall of Sacked Lagos DoctorsAllAfrica.com
Lagos reabsorbs 34 sacked doctorsMyjoyonline.com
Lagos doctors: ASUU may embark on sympathy strikeNigerian Tribune
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Fashola Inaugurates Traffic – Leadership Newspapers


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Fashola Inaugurates Traffic
Leadership Newspapers
Gov. Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State on Tuesday inaugurated the state's traffic radio station in a bid to rid the roads in the metropolis of gridlock. Inaugurating the station, Fashola said the FM radio, the first in Nigeria, was part of government's
Why Lagos deserves special revenue allocation, by FasholaVanguard
34 Lagos doctors reabsorbedThe Nation Newspaper
Lagos launches Traffic Radio station, 96.1FMCHANNELS
WorldStage –The Nation –P.M. News
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Buhari, Tinubu and the Rest of Us – AllAfrica.com


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Buhari, Tinubu and the Rest of Us
AllAfrica.com
By Jackson Ekwugum, 29 May 2012 I was shocked beyond words when I read the statement by former Head of State, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari that "if what happened in 2011 (allegation of election rigging) should happen again in 2015, by the grace of
BUHARI'S 'PREDICTION' ON 2015 ELECTIONNigerian Tribune
PDP BLASTS TINUBU OVER COMMENTS ON SALAMISpyghana.com
Tinubu Attacks Jonathan, PDP Over Salami's Ordeal. Your Action In Bad Faith Osun Defender
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Corruption, Bane Of Nigerian Democracy, Says Abatemi-Usman – P.M. News

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Buhari, Tinubu and the rest of us – Vanguard

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ELECTRICITY: POWER PLANTS, NO GAS TO POWER – Spyghana.com


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ELECTRICITY: POWER PLANTS, NO GAS TO POWER
Spyghana.com
Nigeria has a proven reserve of 187 trillion cubic feet of gas, making it the world's seventh largest natural gas reserves. But decades of corruption has crippled the ability to tap this natural resource to power electricity generating plants.
Thumbs down for power supplyThe Nation Newspaper
Power: Jonathan's sure steady progressNigerian Tribune
'Fuel shortages, low hydel generation creating power shortfall': demand-supply Business Recorder (blog)
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PDP BLASTS TINUBU OVER COMMENTS ON SALAMI – Spyghana.com


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PDP BLASTS TINUBU OVER COMMENTS ON SALAMI
Spyghana.com
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday reacted to the comments of former Lagos State governor and Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over his aversion to Federal Government's refusal to reinstate suspended former
Salami: President wrongly interpreted law, says Law ProfThe Nation Newspaper
Salami: NJC may sideline Jonathan on reinstatement •May withdraw retirement Nigerian Tribune
Jonathan and the Salami ConundrumVanguard
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Nigeria’s Victor Olisa appointed London police commander – Vanguard

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Major Nigerian university renamed after ‘martyr’ – Seattle Post Intelligencer

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Judiciary needs sanitisation – Musdapher – Vanguard


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Judiciary needs sanitisation – Musdapher
Vanguard
By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA — The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Dahiru Musdapher, yesterday, stressed need for an urgent review of processes for the appointment of judges in the country, saying appropriate and necessary steps must be taken towards
Aspiring Judges Now To Write Common Entrance Exams — CJNLeadership Newspapers
IS NIGERIAN JUDICIARY CORRUPT?Spyghana.com
Over 150, 000 pending criminal cases in Nigeria – Chief JusticeCHANNELS
P.M. News (blog) –THISDAY Live
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Communal clash: 40 feared dead, village head, 4 policemen beheaded – Vanguard


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Communal clash: 40 feared dead, village head, 4 policemen beheaded
Vanguard
By Johnbosco Agbakwuru CALABAR— OVER 40 persons are feared dead, while four Mobile Policemen and the village Head of Ntan Obu Ukpe in Eniong, Odukpani Local Government Area of Cross River State, were allegedly beheaded in a renewed communal clash
45 Killed in a Communal Clash in NigeriaOutlook
Communal clash inNigeria: 40 feared dead, village head, 4 policemen beheadedMyjoyonline.com
40 killed in Nigeria community clashesNewstrack India
BusinessDay
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N32.8bn pension scam: Accused beg court to quash charge – Vanguard

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Jonathan counsels Tambuwal on party supremacy – Nigerian Tribune


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Jonathan counsels Tambuwal on party supremacy
Nigerian Tribune
PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan, on Monday, joined issues with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Honourable Aminu Tam-buwal, over party supre-macy, following allegation by the speaker that the executive arm has refused to assent to bills passed
1st ANNIVERSARY: Presidency, NASS differ on performanceVanguard
Democracy Day: Jonathan, Tambuwal Disagree Over GainsLeadership Newspapers
Jonathan, Tambuwal Square up over Separation of PowersTHISDAY Live
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Court rules on Akingbola’s no case submission tomorrow – Nigerian Tribune


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Court rules on Akingbola's no case submission tomorrow
Nigerian Tribune
At the resumed hearing of the matter on Monday, Akingbola's counsel, Deji Sasegbon (SAN), informed the court that though they just served the prosecution, he had a no case application before the court and subject to the court's convenience,
Court to rule May 30 on Akingbola's no-case submissionVanguard
N47 B FRAUD: AKINGBOLA MAKES NO-CASE SUBMISSIONSpyghana.com
N47.1 billion theft: Akingbola tells court he is innocentCHANNELS

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US security experts meet today on Boko Haram – Nigerian Tribune


Daily Mail
US security experts meet today on Boko Haram
Nigerian Tribune
AS debates rage on the classification of Boko Haram as a terrorist organisation in the United States, top security and intelligence experts will today (Tuesday) gather in Washington, United States, to brainstorm on the challenges posed by the sect to
US official: American kidnapped in BeninCNN International
Gunmen attack Muslim worshippers in PotiskumVanguard
American kidnapped in West African nation of Benin‎Daily Mail
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Amosun inaugurates 6-lane model road – Nigerian Tribune


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Amosun inaugurates 6-lane model road
Nigerian Tribune
Amidst pomp and circumstance on Monday, in Abeokuta, the international standard six-lane Ibara/Ita-Eko/Sokori/Totoro road was inaugurated by the governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun. Amosun disclosed that the 2.4kilometre road would serve as
Ogun embarks on mass housing scheme, plans overhead bridgesBusinessDay
Police arrest 5 students with charms, alcoholVanguard
Suspected pupil cult members arrested at venue of Children's Day celebration The Nation Newspaper
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Forget 2015 now, Anyaoku tells office holders – Daily Sun

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N44m SEC scandal: Ruling on Hembe, Azubogu’s objections for July 2 – Vanguard


Leadership Newspapers
N44m SEC scandal: Ruling on Hembe, Azubogu's objections for July 2
Vanguard
ABUJA – An Abuja High Court, yesterday, slated July 2 to rule on two separate preliminary objections, seeking to abort the prosecution of the former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Capital Market and Other Institutions,
HEMBE, AZUBUOGU TO KNOW FATE JULY 2Spyghana.com
Hembe, Azubuogu ask court to vacate arraignment orderThe Nation Newspaper
Nigerian Reps on trial challenge court's powerP.M. News (blog)
Leadership Newspapers –CHANNELS
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Governors caution against writing off democracy – The Nation Newspaper


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Governors caution against writing off democracy
The Nation Newspaper
As Nigerians mark the 13th year of the return of democracy today, some governors have cautioned against writing off the dispensation, despite its hiccups. Anambra State Governor Peter Obi and his Enugu State counterpart, Chief Sullivan Chime,
Democracy Day: TUC Wants More Gains Of Democracy For NigeriansLeadership Newspapers

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Muslims and Christians “destined by Allah” – Sultan – Vanguard

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Obasanjo – Logorrhoea of the Hypocrite – AllAfrica.com

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4334 ghost pensioners on Abia’s payroll – Vanguard


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4334 ghost pensioners on Abia's payroll
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BY Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA – ABIA State Government has announced the discovery of no fewer than 4334 ghost pensioners on its payroll. The government said the ghost pensioners were discovered by the consultant it engaged in February to audit the state's
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‘Government Should Encourage Entrepreneurs’ – Leadership Newspapers


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'Government Should Encourage Entrepreneurs'
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Barrister Jimoh Ibrahim, Chairman, Air Nigeria in this interview with NKEM OSUAGWU during the recommencement of flight operation to London, talked about plans by the management to turn Air Nigeria into a global airline despite the challenging
Air Nigeria plane refuses to startDaily Times Nigeria
Air Nigeria in system failure dramaWorldStage

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Supreme Court: Emenike urges supporters to be calm – The Nation Newspaper


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Supreme Court: Emenike urges supporters to be calm
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By Wale Ajetunmobi 6 minutes ago Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain Chief Ikechi Emenike yesterday urged his supporters to remain steadfast, despite his failure to get the Supreme Court to oust Governor Theodore Orji. The apex court, last Friday,
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Governors assess growth in Anambra – The Nation Newspaper


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Governors assess growth in Anambra
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By Odogwu Emeka Odogwu, Nnewi 17 minutes ago THE Nigeria Governors' Forum (NGF) has hailed Anambra State Governor Peter Obi's programmes, saying they have helped to raise the profile of the state and its people. Director-General of the body,
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Averting violence in Edo poll – The Nation Newspaper


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Averting violence in Edo poll
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By Emmanuel Oladesu 1 hour ago Violence and tension have characterised the preparations for the Edo State governorship election scheduled for July 14. Deputy Political Editor EMMANUEL OLADESU writes on the security implications of the development.
Politics of desperation and diversion in EdoVanguard
Oshiomhole Assures On Campaign PromisesNigerian Tribune
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Revolution needed to end socio-economic, political challenges in Nigeria – Cleric – Nigerian Tribune

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Father, son arrested for car snatching in Nasarawa – Nigerian Tribune

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We’re redefining progressive politics in Ondo – Mimiko – Nigerian Tribune

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Gov Akpabio predicts good outing for Team Nigeria – Vanguard

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We have delivered on democracy – PDP – Vanguard


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We have delivered on democracy – PDP
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By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, declared, Sunday, that in the last 13 years, the leadership produced by the party had delivered purposeful leadership to Nigerians. In a statement, Sunday,
S'West Pdp Leaders Lobby Tukur Over MarginalisationNigerian Tribune
Place National Interest Over Self, PDP Urges NigeriansLeadership Newspapers
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Anambra To Strengthen Security – Nigeria Master Web (blog)


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Anambra To Strengthen Security
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The Anambra State government has initiated more measures to further the State security network. Governor Obi announced this at the Town Union Executive and other Stakeholders on Security at the Women Development Centre Awka.

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2015: APGA Moves To Restructure Vital Organs – Information Nigeria


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2015: APGA Moves To Restructure Vital Organs
Information Nigeria
SHUNNING its current challenges, leaders of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) yesterday, rose from its meeting in Enugu with the resolve to structure the political party to reflect its status as a national party.
Bianca Ojukwu, others to Umeh: Restructure APGA nowVanguard
Between Obi and UmehThe Nation Newspaper
APGA crisis takes new dimensionNigerian Tribune
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IG approves posting of AIGs – Daily Times Nigeria


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IG approves posting of AIGs
Daily Times Nigeria
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, has approved the posting of Assistant Inspectors General (AIGs) to various formations across the coutry, a statement signed by Frank Mba, the Deputy Force Public Relations Officer disclosed on
New AIGs finally get postingNigerian Tribune
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Boko Haram: Azazi was right – Vanguard


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Boko Haram: Azazi was right
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By Efemena Agadama The recent revelation by the National Security Adviser, Gen. Owoeye Azazi, that the Boko Haram ongoing onslaught against innocent Nigerians is a result of the undemocratic nature of the PDP is a long awaited revelation from a
US debates "terrorist" sanctions for Nigerian militantsReuters UK
Boko Haram: CAN slams PDP national chair TukurThe Nation Newspaper
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Poverty, insurgency and the way forward, by Bolaji Akinyemi – Vanguard


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Poverty, insurgency and the way forward, by Bolaji Akinyemi
Vanguard
By Jide Ajani Just before the presidential primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, some time around October 2010, while discussing with Professor Bolaji Akinyemi, he disclosed, rather prophetically, that President Goodluck Jonathan would likely
Nigeria's democracy: Any cause for celebration?Nigerian Tribune
Crude oil theft, trial of subsidy thieves, Obasanjo's outburst reported in NigeriaPanapress (subscription)
Massive corruption at all levels of the Nigerian Government —US reportInformation Nigeria
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JNI warns against reckless comments – The Nation Newspaper


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JNI warns against reckless comments
The Nation Newspaper
By Tony Akowe, Kaduna 1 hour ago The umbrella body for Islamic organisations in the North, Jama'atu Nasril Islam (JNI), has called for an immediate stop to inciting utterances capable of undermining the country's peace and unity.
Enough is enough •Sultan tells Boko Haram •Says shedding of blood must stopNigerian Tribune
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Politician shot dead in Nigeria – New York Daily News


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Politician shot dead in Nigeria
New York Daily News
Abuja, May 26 — A Nigerian politician was shot dead Saturday by gunmen suspected to be from the Islamist sect Boko Haram, the military said. Alhaji Ahmadu, chairman of the People's Redemption Party in Nafada area of northeastern Gombe state,
Democracy Day: Boko Haram plans to attack Borno, says JTFThe Nation Newspaper
JTF Raises Alarm On Extortionist Text MessagesInformation Nigeria
Suspected militant sect guns down popular politician in NigeriaNewstrack India
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Sultan decries Tiv/Fulani killings, call for urgent action – Vanguard

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Rawlings surfaces in Nigeria – Spyghana.com


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Rawlings surfaces in Nigeria
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By Dr. Michael JK Bokor Current political developments in Ghana and Nigeria indicate that the former military leaders in both countries have found the civilian leaders as sitting ducks to be easily picked and tormented at will. Ghana has Rawlings doing
Junaid Mohammed to Jonathan: Don't touch BuhariThe Nation Newspaper
2015: Jonathan Should Choose Mandela Option – AbdullahiLeadership Newspapers
Muhammadu Buhari: The meaning and politics of languageVanguard
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S’West Pdp Leaders Lobby Tukur Over Marginalisation – Nigerian Tribune

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Sultan of Sokoto seeks peace – BusinessDay


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Sultan of Sokoto seeks peace
BusinessDay
The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa'ad Abubakar has condemed the violence that is rumbling the Northern part of Nigeria. The Sultan on Thursday said this in Kaduna while addressing the central council of the Jama'atu Nasril Islam (JNI). He said that the death and
'End the bloodshed now,' Sultan tells NorthDaily Times Nigeria
End bloodshed now – SultanVanguard
Sultan: enough of bloodbathThe Nation Newspaper
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South Africa and Nigeria, Best of ‘Frenemies’ – Mmegi Online


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South Africa and Nigeria, Best of 'Frenemies'
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Our diplomats shake hands and smile for the cameras, our governments say all the right things, and neither country acknowledges what they think is really at stake: Africa's future and the chance to dominate it. Deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe met
AU Commission's job: Nigeria reiterates support for PingThe Nation Newspaper
Doubts over Nigerian backing for Dlamini Zuma at AUIndependent Online
South Africa to buy crude from Nigeria – MotlantheVanguard
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The Stock Exchange mess – Vanguard


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The Stock Exchange mess
Vanguard
I LOVED it when I read in a recent interview where Hembe, step-aside Chairman of House Committee on Securities and alumnus of Benue State University called for the Director General, CEO and President of Nigeria's Securities and Exchange Commission,
Ignore Obasanjo As He Is Seeking Attention; Reps Tell NigeriansOsun Defender
Reps: Obasanjo is seeking relevanceThe Nation Newspaper
Reps – Hembe Still Capital Market Committee ChairAllAfrica.com
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Well Wishers Mark Aregbesola’s Birthday In Low Key. – Osun Defender


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Well Wishers Mark Aregbesola's Birthday In Low Key.
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The 55th birthday anniversary of Governor Rauf Aregbesola held at the state house, Osogbo in a special way. Contrary to the usual pump and peagentry which characterized the last one, the birthday anniversary was marked with prayer sessions only,
German institute to train Osun youths in agricThe Nation Newspaper
Osun explores options in biogasVanguard
Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola At 55: Salute To Courage And Visionary Leadership P.M. News
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FG to conduct survey on energy requirement – Vanguard


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FG to conduct survey on energy requirement
Vanguard
Abuja – The Federal Government is to conduct a survey to determine the actual energy required by electricity consumers in the country. The Minister of Power, Prof. Bart Nnaji, said this in Abuja on Thursday at a sensitisation forum for youths on the
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I ‘ve no power to hire or fire doctors – Fashola – Vanguard


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I 've no power to hire or fire doctors – Fashola
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By Sola Ogundipe, Chioma Obinna & Gabriel Olawale LAGOS — Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State, yesterday, said he had no power to reinstate the 788 sacked doctors in the state health service, adding that he has no power to employ or sack any
Osun tackles Lagos lawmakers in novelty matchNigerian Tribune
Fashola Halts Further Payments For Igando Housing EstateLeadership Newspapers
Driver in trouble for obstructing FasholaDaily Times Nigeria
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Nigeria ‘frees Chinese traders’ – BBC News


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Nigeria 'frees Chinese traders'
BBC News
Dozens of Chinese textile traders arrested in Nigeria and accused of "economic scavenging" earlier this week have now been released. Chinese embassy spokesman Ding Yonghua said many of the traders, who were picked up in the northern city of Kano,
25 Suspected Chinese Illegal Immigrants in Lagos Arrested by the Nigerian Bella Naija
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70 Chinese citizens arrested by Nigeria released: FM SpokesmanXinhua
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Oyo State Is Free Of Thuggery, Violence, Says Ajimobi – Osun Defender


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Oyo State Is Free Of Thuggery, Violence, Says Ajimobi
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The governor of Oyo State, Sen. Abiola Ajimobi, has assured the people of the state that his administration will give a peace and security a topmost agenda. According to him, the peace which had eluded the pacesetter state before the advent of his
Insecurity: IGP tasks FG, states, LGs on job creationNigerian Tribune
Govt must tackle unemployment to check crime, says IGVanguard
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Traffic offender dies for his sins – Spyghana.com


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Traffic offender dies for his sins
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Officials of the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Agency (TRACE) in Ogun State, on Wednesday, allegedly beat Samuel Adoke, a middle-aged man, to death. The officials had accused the deceased of driving on the yet-to-be commissioned six-lane
8 arrested over death of Okadaman in AbeokutaVanguard
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Masses, problem of governance in Nigeria – Obi – Vanguard

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Court rejects Lagos plea to stop striking doctors’ suit – Vanguard


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Court rejects Lagos plea to stop striking doctors' suit
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By BARTHOLOMEW MADUKWE Lagos – The National Industrial Court, NIC, Lagos Division, yesterday ruled that it had jurisdiction to entertain the suit filed by the Medical Guild against the Lagos State Government. Delivering ruling on a preliminary
Doctors in S/West may join Lagos strike •As court overrules Lagos govt's Nigerian Tribune
Govt never signed CONMESS agreement with doctors, says HOSThe Nation Newspaper
NIC Has Jurisdiction To Hear Case Over Doctor's Sack – JudgeOsun Defender
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Ex-bank chief’s trial stalled – The Nation Newspaper


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Ex-bank chief's trial stalled
The Nation Newspaper
By Adebisi Onanuga 10 minutes ago The suit against the former Managing Director of Bank PHB (now Keystone Bank), Mr Francis Atuche, could not continue yesterday at a Lagos High Court, Ikeja. One of the former directors of the bank charged with him,
N4.2b Theft: Absence Of Co-Accused Stalls Atuche's TrialLeadership Newspapers
Defendant's Illness Stalls Atuche's TrialP.M. News

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Ex-president unfit to tal against corruption, says Clark – The Nation Newspaper


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Ex-president unfit to tal against corruption, says Clark
The Nation Newspaper
By Kamarudeen Ogundele, Abuja 1 hour ago Ijaw leader Chief Edwin Clark yesterday said former President Olusegun Obasanjo is not fit to speak against corruption because “he has never shown good examples to Nigerians”. He also opposed the scrapping of
TI's LETTER TO JONATHANNigerian Tribune
Obasanjo presidency, a rogue regime, says CNPPVanguard
Give Account Of Your Rogue Administration, CNPP Begs ObasanjoOsun Defender
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