Monthly Archives: July 2012

Nigeria’s foreign policy not suffering, says minister – The Nation Newspaper


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Nigeria's foreign policy not suffering, says minister
The Nation Newspaper
By Yusuf Alli, Abuja 25 minutes ago The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Olugbenga Ashiru, yesterday said Nigeria was not humiliated by the election of Dlamini Zuma of South Africa as the Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission.
Nigeria Wades Into Former Diplomat's Problem With VenezuelaLeadership Newspapers

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Olaitan: Ugolor seeks bail over poor health – The Nation Newspaper


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Olaitan: Ugolor seeks bail over poor health
The Nation Newspaper
By Osagie Otabor 1 hour ago The Executive Director of the African Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), Rev. David Ugolor, has appealed to the Inspector- General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, to grant him bail on account of his poor ...
We Were Offered N20 Million To Kill Oshiomhole's Aide – SuspectOsun Defender

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Five die as suicide bomber, gunmen hit VP’s house, Sokoto – The Guardian Nigeria


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Five die as suicide bomber, gunmen hit VP's house, Sokoto
The Guardian Nigeria
SUSPECTED terrorists yesterday scaled up their attacks in Borno, Kaduna and Sokoto states. Five people, including a suicide bomber who carried out the first attack in Sokoto since the insurgency in the North began in 2009, died in the explosion.
Shocking photos: Sokoto Suicide BombingInformation Nigeria
Gunmen invade VP Sambo's family house •1 killed •4 die as suicide bombers move ...Nigerian Tribune
Explosions rock Sokoto police stationsThe Nation Newspaper
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Bauchi House Considers Bill On Compulsory HIV Test Before Marriage – AllAfrica.com


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Bauchi House Considers Bill On Compulsory HIV Test Before Marriage
AllAfrica.com
By Suzan Edeh, 31 July 2012 Bauchi — Bauchi State House of Assembly is set to pass a law for compulsory Humane Immune Virus, HIV, test before marriage in the state. Mr. Iliyasu Zwall of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, representing Lere/Bula State ...
Bauchi House passes five billsThe Guardian Nigeria
Bauchi Assembly passes 5 bills into law •Seeks to make HIV/AIDS test compulsoryNigerian Tribune
Lawmaker Accuses JTF Of Extrajudicial Killings In BauchiLeadership Newspapers

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APGA frets on familiar path – The Guardian Nigeria


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APGA frets on familiar path
The Guardian Nigeria
PERHAPS, the ongoing suit, which continues today in an Enugu High Court, presided over by the State Chief Judge Justice Innocent Umezulike has thrust the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) back to a familiar path. The party in 2010 ended a legal ...
APGA: Faction Accuses INEC Of Foul PlayLeadership Newspapers
Jega petitioned over party crisisThe Nation Newspaper
APGA: INEC Recognises Umeh FactionTHISDAY Live

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Chukwu, Pepple brief Jonathan on performance – The Guardian Nigeria


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Chukwu, Pepple brief Jonathan on performance
The Guardian Nigeria
THE Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu and his Lands, Housing and Urban Development counterpart, Amma Pepple, yesterday took their turns to brief President Goodluck Jonathan on the execution of the 2012 budget in their ministries.
Minister explains Presidency-House rowThe Nation Newspaper
High turnover of legislators stalls constituency projects -FGNigerian Tribune
Minister: Hold NASS Responsible For Budget DelayLeadership Newspapers
WorldStage -Daily Times Nigeria
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Police kill 4 suspected gunmen in Kano – BusinessDay


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Police kill 4 suspected gunmen in Kano
BusinessDay
The Kano State Police Command on Monday confirmed the killing of four suspected gunmen in a gun battle at Jan Bulo quarters in Kano on Sunday, state Police Commissioner, Ibrahim Idris, confirmed. He said that some gunmen attempted to attack a mosque in ...
Gunmen kill eight in KanoThe Nation Newspaper
2 Airforce men, 1 policeman, 2 others killed in Kano, DamaturuNigerian Tribune
Four Gunmen killed in KanoTHISDAY Live
Moment Nigerian Newspapers -Information Nigeria -Daily Times Nigeria
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Who is in charge? – BusinessDay


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Who is in charge?
BusinessDay
The mass support for President Jonathan during the last general election was predicated on a number of factors. First was his personality, which outwardly portrayed him as a humble, easygoing and God-fearing person who would humanly cherish the love of ...
Greetings, GoodluckTrinidad Guardian
Turai Yar'adua rejects new land offersDaily Times Nigeria
Their dirty linenThe Nation Newspaper

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Minister explains Presidency-House row – The Nation Newspaper


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Minister explains Presidency-House row
The Nation Newspaper
By Vincent Ikuomola, Abuja 5 hours 39 minutes ago A minister yesterday said President Goodluck Jonathan's insistence on completion of on-going projects is the cause of his feud with the House of Representatives. The Minister of Health, Prof Onyebuchi ...
High turnover of legislators stalls constituency projects -FGNigerian Tribune
Jonathan's insistence on completing old projects before new ones angers Reps ...WorldStage

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Dana Air crash: TV stations to appear again tomorrow – Nigerian Tribune


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Dana Air crash: TV stations to appear again tomorrow
Nigerian Tribune
THE coroner presiding over the inquest into the death of 153 passengers of the ill-fated Dana Air plane which crashed in Iju/Ishaga area of Lagos State on June 3, Mr Alexander Komolafe, on Monday, re-scheduled the appearances of Television Continental, ...
Dana Crash: Coroner Re-schedules Appearances Of TV StationsLeadership Newspapers
Dana crash inquest: Lawyer blame high casualty on poor crowd managementCHANNELS

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PRONACO cautions NASS about constitution review – Nigerian Tribune


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PRONACO cautions NASS about constitution review
Nigerian Tribune
PRO-NATIONAL Conference Organisation, (PRONACO), on Monday, in Lagos, cautioned the National Assembly (NASS) not to supplant the overwhelming yearnings of the Nigerian stakeholders for a new people's constitution and self-determination through its ...
'Constitution needs substitution, not review'The Nation
Nigeria needs brand new peoples' constitution, not constitutional review – PRONACOCHANNELS

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Robbers kill 2 guards at microfinance bank •Police arrest banker with 19 ATM … – Nigerian Tribune


Robbers kill 2 guards at microfinance bank •Police arrest banker with 19 ATM ...
Nigerian Tribune
ABOUT four suspected armed robbers, on Sunday, invaded the Osanta Microfinance Bank in Igboho, headquarters of Oorelope Local Government Area of Oyo State, vandalising the bank's doors. The two night guards watching over the bank were allegedly killed ...

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Five dead in Nigeria’s north after attacks target authorities – Globe and Mail


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Five dead in Nigeria's north after attacks target authorities
Globe and Mail
SOKOTO, NIGERIA — AP Attacks targeting authorities in two major cities of Nigeria's troubled north have left two suspected suicide bombers dead and killed three others, authorities said Monday. Simultaneous suicide-bomb attacks Monday in the major ...
Weekend attacks, clashes kill 8 in north NigeriaCBS News
PHOTOS:Gunmen attack police stations in Sokoto, kill oneCHANNELS
Explosions in NigeriaHimalayan Times
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Dana crash inquest: Lawyer blame high casualty on poor crowd management – CHANNELS


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Dana crash inquest: Lawyer blame high casualty on poor crowd management
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A legal Practitioner, Adewale Adeniyi, on Monday told Coroner Magistrate Oyetade Komolafe inquiring into the cause of death of the victims of the 3 June crash of a Dana Air plane in Iju-Ishaga area of Lagos state, that there was poor management of the ...

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We will not toy with public resources – Okonjo-Iweala – CHANNELS


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We will not toy with public resources – Okonjo-Iweala
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The Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on Monday assured Nigerians that the 2012 budget is being managed in a way that protects and enhances the best interests of the country.
Reps fault Okonjo-Iweala's budget implementation claimsBusinessDay
FG Reiterates Commitment to Full Implementation of the 2012 BudgetAllAfrica.com
Reps tackle Okonjo-IwealaDaily Times Nigeria
THISDAY Live -Leadership Newspapers
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At least 50 Nigerians evacuated from Syria- Ashiru – CHANNELS


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At least 50 Nigerians evacuated from Syria- Ashiru
CHANNELS
About 50 Nigerian s have been evacuated from Syria following the ongoing crises in the country, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Olugbega Ashiru said on Monday. Mr Ashiru said that the evacuees complied with government's directive to leave Syria and he ...
FG evacuates Nigerians from SyriaBusinessDay

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Gunmen attack Sambo’s residence – The Nation Newspaper


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Gunmen attack Sambo's residence
The Nation Newspaper
By Tony Akowe 1 hour ago The family residence of the Vice- President, Mohammed Namadi Sambo in the Tudun Wada area of Zaria was on Monday attacked by unknown gunmen. A shoe cobbler was killed, while two policemen guarding the building were also wounded ...
Gunmen attack vice-presidents' houseBusinessDay
Gunmen Attack Vice President Namadi Sambo's Residence in ZariaInformation Nigeria
Gunmen Hit Vice President Namadi Sambo's Home…The Streetjournal
P.M. News -Daily Times Nigeria
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Parents Caught Selling Children For 5000 Naira In Makurdi – Information Nigeria


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Parents Caught Selling Children For 5000 Naira In Makurdi
Information Nigeria
REPORTS have indicated that parents in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, were involved in the sale of their children to human traffickers at the sum of N4,000 or N5,000 per ward. This was revealed when the Quick Response Group Team of the Nigerian Army ...
Shocking News: Parents In Markurdi Encourage Child Trafficking; Sell their ...Nigerian Bulletin
300 Trafficked Children Rescued in Kogi StateAllAfrica.com
Army rescues 300 human trafficking victimsThe Punch
Nigerian Tribune -Leadership Newspapers
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Reps fault Okonjo-Iweala’s budget implementation claims – BusinessDay


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Reps fault Okonjo-Iweala's budget implementation claims
BusinessDay
The House of Representatives on Sunday disagreed with Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, over her claims on the implementation of the 2012 budget. Okonjo-Iweala had told a news conference in Abuja ...
Reps to Jonathan: beware of Okonjo-Iweala's adviceThe Nation Newspaper
Okonjo-Iweala's Budget Remark Misleading - RepsAllAfrica.com
Reps tackle Okonjo-IwealaDaily Times Nigeria
Leadership Newspapers
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Trafficking: JTF intercepts 20 vehicles with 103 children – CHANNELS


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Trafficking: JTF intercepts 20 vehicles with 103 children
CHANNELS
Members of the Joint Task Force (JTF) stationed in Lokoja, Kogi, on Sunday intercepted 20 vehicles conveying more than 103 children, suspected to have been trafficked. The JTF Commander, Lt-Col. Gabriel Olorunyomi, made this known to journalists in ...

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Uduaghan, Gbagi Quarrel Over Shopping Mall’s Closure – AllAfrica.com


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Uduaghan, Gbagi Quarrel Over Shopping Mall's Closure
AllAfrica.com
By Emma Amaize, 30 July 2012 Warri — THE war of words between Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan and former Minister of State for Education, Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi, was re-ignited, weekend, following the shutdown of Robinson Gbagi Shopping ...
Delta, ex-minister trade words over alleged threat to lifeThe Guardian Nigeria
Flood: States Go Tough on Environmental OffendersTHISDAY Live
2015: Ex-Minister Accuses Uduaghan Of Threat To LifeLeadership Newspapers

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Police to guard churches, mosques in Ogun state – CHANNELS


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Police to guard churches, mosques in Ogun state
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The Ogun State Police Command is to step up security around all churches and mosques in Ogun State. State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Okoye Ikemefuna, who said this while addressing stakeholders in Abeokuta, on Saturday, explained that the action was ...
Ogun Police Deploy Personnel to Churches, MosquesAllAfrica.com

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Nigeria needs a strong opposition party to unseat PDP in 2015 – Ribadu – CHANNELS


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Nigeria needs a strong opposition party to unseat PDP in 2015 – Ribadu
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The presidential candidate of the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, in the 2011 polls and former Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, has called for a credible opposition to the ruling Peoples Democractic Party ...
Ribadu Visits Bombed ChurchesLeadership Newspapers

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Aregbesola Restates Commitment To Qualitative, Functional Education … – Osun Defender


Osun Defender

Aregbesola Restates Commitment To Qualitative, Functional Education ...
Osun Defender
The Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, on Sunday said his administration's commitment towards the development of qualitative and sound education in the state is non-negotiable. He stated this at Ejigbo during the commissioning of a ...
Don't address me as 'His Excellency', Aregbesola tells Osun peopleNigerian Tribune
'Osun committee on councils' creation constitutional'The Nation Newspaper
I am Not His Excellency, Aregbesola Tells Osun PeopleLeadership Newspapers

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Two Air Force Officers and two businessmen were… – Leadership Newspapers


Two Air Force Officers and two businessmen were...
Leadership Newspapers
Two Air Force Officers and two businessmen were yesterday killed by unknown gunmen in separate attacks carried out in Kano Metropolis. The killing of the two officers occurred around Sa'adatu Rimi College along Zaria Road at 11.30am, while the two ...
Kano: Gunmen Kill Air Force Officers, BusinessmenTHISDAY Live

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Fuel subsidy scam: Hold my son responsible for his actions —Arisekola-Alao – Nigerian Tribune


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Fuel subsidy scam: Hold my son responsible for his actions —Arisekola-Alao
Nigerian Tribune
THE Aare Musulumi of Yorubaland, Alhaji Azeez Arisekola-Alao, has said his son, Abdullahi Alao, who is currently undergoing trial for his alleged involvement in the fuel subsidy mismanagement, should be held responsible for his actions.
My son is an adult, says Arisekola-AlaoThe Nation Newspaper
Fuel subsidy trial: More suspects to be arraigned todayOsun Defender

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13 die in Edo auto crash – Nigerian Tribune


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13 die in Edo auto crash
Nigerian Tribune
THE Edo sector command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Sunday, said 13 commuters died in an automobile accident near Okada Junction, on the Benin-Ore highway. The Edo FRSC sector commander, Kenneth Nwaegbe, who confirmed this to journalists ...
13 feared dead in Edo auto crashThe Guardian Nigeria
13 die in motor accident on Benin-Ore roadBusinessDay
13 die as bus, truck collide in Edo StateCHANNELS
Information Nigeria -Moment Nigerian Newspapers -Leadership Newspapers
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I won’t tone down my messages – Bakare – Nigerian Tribune


I won't tone down my messages - Bakare
Nigerian Tribune
THE Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly and vice- presidential candidate of the Congress for Progressives Change (CPC), Pastor Tunde Bakare, on Sunday, in Lagos, warned security operatives in the country against being used as instruments of ...
Bakare: I Won't Stop Anti-govt CrusadeTHISDAY Live
Bakare Vows To Fight On, Reveals Encounter With SSSLeadership Newspapers
Bakare: I'll not stop criticizing JonathanP.M. News
Osun Defender -AllAfrica.com
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Islamic clerics ask Boko Haram to end violence – The Guardian Nigeria


Islamic clerics ask Boko Haram to end violence
The Guardian Nigeria
SOME eminent Islamic scholars at the weekend, called on the Boko Haram sect to permanently end its violence in the interest of peace and unity. The clerics, who spoke at this year's Ramadan lecture of the National Council of Muslim Youths Organisation ...
'Jos violence not related to Boko Haram'The Nation Newspaper

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FCT minister defends revocation of Turai Yar’Adua’s land – The Guardian Nigeria


FCT minister defends revocation of Turai Yar'Adua's land
The Guardian Nigeria
MINISTER of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Bala Mohammed, has defended the action of the FCT administration in revoking the plot of land allocated to the former First Lady, Hajiya Turai Yar'Adua's Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Women and Youth ...
Turai v. Patience: 'Why WAYEF Land Was Re-allocated'Leadership Newspapers
Turai Yar'adua's team yet to accept land swap proposalDaily Times Nigeria

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Advocates of state police are anarchists – Irona – Daily Times Nigeria


Advocates of state police are anarchists - Irona
Daily Times Nigeria
A member of the House of Representatives, Gerald Irona (PDP-Imo), has labelled those canvassing for the establishment of state police as anarchists. Irona, the Vice Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Gas, on Sunday, said that people ...
The Constitution Must Provide For State Police – MomohLeadership Newspapers

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In Abia, Senate press corps retool for better performance – The Guardian Nigeria


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In Abia, Senate press corps retool for better performance
The Guardian Nigeria
THE 2012 Senate Press Corps retreat took place last week in Umuahia, capital city of Abia State. Preparations for the two-day event began in the first quarter of the year, when the leadership of the Senate Press Corps realised the need for journalists ...
Full Text of Senate President David Mark's Address at the Media Retreat on the ...Information Nigeria

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My son is an adult, says Arisekola-Alao – The Nation Newspaper


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My son is an adult, says Arisekola-Alao
The Nation Newspaper
By Our Reporter 1 hour ago Businessman Azeez Alao-Arisekola has described his son, Abdullahi as an adult who is answerable for his actions. He spoke in a statement on his behalf at the weekend in response to the arraignment of his son among others ...
Subsidy scam: Court grants bail to suspectsCHANNELS
EFCC docks sons of Tukur, Ali over subsidy scamThe Guardian Nigeria
Subsidy fraud: Arisekola Alao's son remanded in custodyBusinessDay
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Indian company shuts firm, lays off 100 staff – The Punch


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Indian company shuts firm, lays off 100 staff
The Punch
The Gum Arabic factory in Maiduguri, where two Indian workers were gunned down by suspected Boko Haram members, has shut down its operations indefinitely. As a result, over 100 Nigerians working in the firm were told to go home.
Nigerian military kills 2,arrests 26 over murder of 2 IndiansIndian Express
Al Qaeda men in Nigeria kill two Indians, arrestedHindustan Times
Two dead, two injured as Boko Haram exchange fire with JTFCHANNELS
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‘Fed Govt spends $38m on fish feed import yearly’ – The Nation Newspaper


'Fed Govt spends $38m on fish feed import yearly'
The Nation Newspaper
By Precious Igbonwelundu 1 hour ago Nigeria spends about $38 million yearly on importation of fish feed, the Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has said. Akinwumi, who spoke in Lagos while inaugurating some projects executed by the Nigeria ...
Federal Government to Halt Importation of FishNigerian Bulletin

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ALGON chair hails Amosun on council poll – The Nation Newspaper


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ALGON chair hails Amosun on council poll
The Nation Newspaper
By Our Reporter 1 hour ago THE National President of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), Mr Nwabueze Okafor, yesterday hailed Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun for successfully conducting the local government election in the ...
ALGON Chairman commends Amosun over LG electionsLeadership Newspapers

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How we will create new states – Dep. Senate President Ekweremadu – CHANNELS


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How we will create new states – Dep. Senate President Ekweremadu
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The Deputy Senate President and Chairman of the Upper Chambers' Constitutional Review Committee, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, on Saturday, revealed the method with which new states can be created in Nigeria. According to him, the creation of new states can ...
2015: North bids for power shiftThe Nation Newspaper
How We Will Create New States - Deputy Senate President EkweremaduAllAfrica.com
Northern Governors Kick Against State-owned PoliceInformation Nigeria
Nigerian Bulletin -THISDAY Live -Leadership Newspapers
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Ogun state organizes Ramadan essay competition – CHANNELS


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Ogun state organizes Ramadan essay competition
CHANNELS
The wife of the governor of Ogun State, Mrs. Olufunso Amosun, has organised an essay writing, quiz competition and Quranic recitation for school children in all the 20 local government areas of the state. According to a statement by the Coordinator of ...
Amosun's wife organises Ramadan essay competitionThe Nation Newspaper
Ogun organises Ramadan Essay Competition for studentsWorldStage

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Jang Visits Jos Muslim Community, Says – ‘I Don’t Hate Muslims’ – AllAfrica.com


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Jang Visits Jos Muslim Community, Says - 'I Don't Hate Muslims'
AllAfrica.com
By Onimisi Alao, 29 July 2012 Jos — The visit last Thursday by Governor Jonah Jang to Rikkos, a Jos North Community ravaged by flooding last Sunday, would have passed as just another government function, except for Plateau state's peculiar ...
Jang visits displaced persons, promises to curb future occurrenceCHANNELS
Roads, drainage for Jos Muslim areasThe Guardian Nigeria
Jos: One Tragedy Too ManyLeadership Newspapers

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Boy, 11, Survives Attempt to Be ‘Shared’ Between Feuding Parents – AllAfrica.com


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Boy, 11, Survives Attempt to Be 'Shared' Between Feuding Parents
AllAfrica.com
By Lawan Danjuma Adamu, 29 July 2012 Kano — An 11-year-old boy, whose stomach was partially ripped open with a sharp knife by his biological mother last week, is expected to be discharged from hospital yesterday following improvement in his condition, ...
Woman Slashes Son's Stomach in KanoTHISDAY Live
Woman arrested for stabbing sonP.M. News
'I Cut My Son's Stomach To End Relationship With His Father'Leadership Newspapers
Information Nigeria
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Why Governor Okorocha Is Adamant Over Return Of Council Chairmen – Leadership Newspapers


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Why Governor Okorocha Is Adamant Over Return Of Council Chairmen
Leadership Newspapers
Governor Rochas Okorocha, remains defiant despite an order of the Appeal Court to reinstate sacked council chairmen in Imo state, and his position may hinge on the fear that the chairmen would insist on full payment of their monthly statutory ...
Okorocha recalls 27 PDP council chairmenCHANNELS
Recalled Imo Council Chairmen Shun Okorocha's InvitationThe Guardian Nigeria
Imo LG crisis deepens as reinstated chairmen shun meeting with OkorochaThe Nation Newspaper

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Budget Office Begins Monitoring Of Capital Vote Implementation – The Guardian Nigeria


Budget Office Begins Monitoring Of Capital Vote Implementation
The Guardian Nigeria
THE Budget Office of the Federation has commenced the monitoring of the implementation of the second quarter releases to Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) across the six geo-political zones of the country. The exercise, which also involves ...

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Teachers threaten strike in 11 states – The Nation Newspaper


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Teachers threaten strike in 11 states
The Nation Newspaper
By Gbenga Omokhunu, Abuja 7 hours 51 minutes ago The President of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Comrade Michael Olukoya, has warned the union will embark on indefinite strike in 11 states if governors refuse to honour the 27.
New Salary Scheme: NUT issues ultimatum to defaulting statesCHANNELS

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‘War not only cause of conflicts in Africa’ – The Nation Newspaper


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'War not only cause of conflicts in Africa'
The Nation Newspaper
By Olugbenga Adanikin, Abuja 18 hours 20 minutes ago The Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on gender issues, Dr. Asma'u Abdulkadir, has said war is only one of the causes of conflict Africa. She identified unemployment, political ...
Presidency denies giving African first ladies car giftsBusinessDay
Nigeria re-elected President of African First Ladies Peace MissionAfrique en Ligue
AFLPM Re-Elects Mrs Jonathan As PresidentAllAfrica.com
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4 killed in Nigeria’s violence-torn northeast – Calgary Herald


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4 killed in Nigeria's violence-torn northeast
Calgary Herald
BAUCHI, Nigeria - A witness says gunmen have killed a policeman in one city of Nigeria's northeast, as a clash between soldiers and suspected sect members left three people dead in another. Yau Zadawa said Saturday that two motorcycle-mounted gunmen ...
Terrorists target policemen, kill five in Bauchi, BornoThe Guardian Nigeria
Gunmen kill three policemen in BauchiCHANNELS
Terrorists kill 5 policemen in Borno, Bauchi •Burn police station, local govt ...Nigerian Tribune
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Oil Worker Drowns During Attack in Nigeria Delta – ABC News


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Oil Worker Drowns During Attack in Nigeria Delta
ABC News
A military spokesman in Nigeria says a worker for the local subsidiary of Italian oil company Eni SpA drowned while trying to escape an attack in the nation's oil-rich southern delta. Lt. Col. Onyema Nwachuku said Saturday that another worker suffered ...
Agip Staff Killed as Suspected Pirates Attack Company's Boat In BayelsaInformation Nigeria

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SSS Arrests 7 Undergraduate Cultists for Rape – Information Nigeria


Nigerian Tribune

SSS Arrests 7 Undergraduate Cultists for Rape
Information Nigeria
Seven students of one of the Colleges of Education in Kwara State have been apprehended by the State Security Service (SSS), on Friday for alleged abduction and rape of a female student. Williams Alogba, the state Director of the SSS, made this known ...
Kwara SSS parades seven students over alleged abduction, possession of fake ...The Nation Newspaper
SSS nabs 7 students for cultism and rapeDaily Times Nigeria
SSS Parades 7 Students OverLeadership Newspapers
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Ekiti to spend N2.5b on schools’ renovation, furniture – The Nation Newspaper


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Ekiti to spend N2.5b on schools' renovation, furniture
The Nation Newspaper
By Sulaiman Salawudeen 18 hours 29 minutes ago The Ekiti State Government will spend N2.5billion on the renovation of 100 schools and supply of 40000 units of furniture in 16 local governments. The exercise, which will be completed before primary and ...
Ekiti to spend N2.5b on schools repairsThe Guardian Nigeria
Ekiti Teachers Take Assessment TestAllAfrica.com
Ekiti To Spend N2.5bn On Schools Renovation, FurnitureLeadership Newspapers

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Impeachment threat: Jonathan bows to Reps – The Nation Newspaper


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Impeachment threat: Jonathan bows to Reps
The Nation Newspaper
By Yusuf Alli 28/07/2012 01:20:00 Hope of an end to the friction between President Goodluck Jonathan and the House of Representatives brightened yesterday with the decision of the President to bow to some of the demands made by the Reps.
PDP Sets Up Committee to Address Impeachment ThreatTHISDAY Live
PDP and House of Representatives Conspiring to Impeach Jonathan – South/South ...Information Nigeria
PDP wades into impeachment threat on JonathanBusinessDay
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Senator’s daughter kidnapped in Port Harcourt – The Nation Newspaper


Senator's daughter kidnapped in Port Harcourt
The Nation Newspaper
By Bisi Olaniyi 5 minutes ago The daughter of Senator Nimi Barigha-Amange, Mrs. Diepreye Dagi Darego, was yesterday kidnapped in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. She was moved to an unknown destination. She was kidnapped around 9 am on the ...
Ex-Senator's Daughter KidnappedNigerian Tribune
Gunmen Abduct Former Senator's DaughterTHISDAY Live

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Impeachment: Presidency Counters Reps •Releases Allocations To Ministries – Nigerian Tribune


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Impeachment: Presidency Counters Reps •Releases Allocations To Ministries
Nigerian Tribune
THERE were strong indications, on Friday, that the Presidency has launched moves to stave off the recent impeachment threat from the House of Representatives to President Gooduck Jonathan. The move coincided with a claim by a principal officer of the ...
PDP wades into impeachment threat on JonathanBusinessDay
Elechi Tackles Reps Over Impeachment ThreatLeadership Newspapers
NASS: Battle for impeachment thickensMoment Nigerian Newspapers
Information Nigeria
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Police raid ritualists hideout in Festac – CHANNELS


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Police raid ritualists hideout in Festac
CHANNELS
The police on Thursday raided a residence in Festac Town, who specialize in human parts and are suspected to be ritualist. The police made the discovery when neighbors suspected some funny movements in the building and alerted them.
Lagos: Police Arrest Two Brothers with Fresh Human PartsTHISDAY Live

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Nigeria: African First Ladies tasked on peace – Afrique en Ligue


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Nigeria: African First Ladies tasked on peace
Afrique en Ligue
The wife of the President of the ECOWAS Commission, Mrs. Kadre Desire Ouedraogo, has called for synergy, complementarity, strong partnership and collaboration between the African First Ladies Peace Mission and the Commission for the promotion of ...
Jonathan pledges support for African womenCHANNELS
Female service chiefs likely soon, says JonathanThe Nation Newspaper
President Jonathan's Speech At the Opening Ceremony of the 7th Summit of AflpmAllAfrica.com
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Nigerian Army Presents Anti-Bombing Devices To Churches And Mosques – Osun Defender


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Nigerian Army Presents Anti-Bombing Devices To Churches And Mosques
Osun Defender
Osun Defender Online gathered that as part of its corporate social responsibility in controlling the upsurge of suicide bombings at worship centres in parts of Northern Nigeria, the Nigerian Army has donated special vehicle stoppers to some Churches ...
BOKO HARAM: Army Donates Anti-Bombing Device To Churches and MosquesInformation Nigeria
Army presents anti-bombing devices to churches, mosquesBusinessDay
Army donates anti-bombing device to Churches, MosquesCHANNELS
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Ambali Appointed As VC-Designate for University of Ilorin – AllAfrica.com


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Ambali Appointed As VC-Designate for University of Ilorin
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By Mustafa Abubakar, 27 July 2012 Ilorin — Professor Abdulganiyu Ambali has been appointed as the Vice Chancellor-designate for the University of Ilorin. He takes over from the incumbent Vice Chancellor, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede whose five-year term ...
Kudos, protests as UNILORIN picks new vice chancellorThe Guardian Nigeria
Ambali Emerges New Unilorin VCLeadership Newspapers

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Lagos Recruits Non-Education Graduates for Schools – AllAfrica.com


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Lagos Recruits Non-Education Graduates for Schools
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By Monsur Olowoopejo, 27 July 2012 Lagos — THE Lagos State Government has recruited graduates without teaching qualifications to teach core subjects in its secondary schools, Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye, said, yesterday.
Fashola awards N256m to public schoolsDaily Times Nigeria
Lagos cautions against illegal fees, releases N256m to schoolsThe Guardian Nigeria
Fashola presents N256m to 128 public secondary schools, restates commitment to ...WorldStage

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Nigeria’s floating slum targeted by authorities – Seattle Post Intelligencer


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Nigeria's floating slum targeted by authorities
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LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The teeming, floating Makoko slum rises out of the murky lagoon water that separates mainland Nigeria from the island that gave birth to its largest city, a permanent haze of smoke rising from its homes built on timber stilts.
Nigeria's Floating Slum Targeted By Authorities (PHOTOS)Huffington Post

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Salami Vs Oyinlola – We Did Not Recant – MTN – AllAfrica.com


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Salami Vs Oyinlola - We Did Not Recant - MTN
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Lagos — A mobile telecommunication company in Nigeria, MTN, has denied media reports which alleged that its officials recanted their position on the ownership of two lines linked to the election dispute in Osun State. In a statement in Lagos, ...
Oyinlola/PDP: MTN Decries Distortion Of Facts In Media ReportsLeadership Newspapers
MTN clarifies role in Oyinlola, Salami feudThe Guardian Nigeria
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Buhari, Mbadinuju Seek Good Governance – Leadership Newspapers


Buhari, Mbadinuju Seek Good Governance
Leadership Newspapers
The former Governor of Anambra State, Dr. Chinwoke Mbadinuju has blamed all his problems during his tenure on strife, blackmail and the activities of his political enemies. He said that both the Nigeria police and the Attorney General of the Federation ...
Buhari to Fed Govt: empower police to tackle Boko HaramThe Nation Newspaper

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Dana Crash: Coroner Issues Bench Warrant On Absentee Witnesses – Leadership Newspapers


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Dana Crash: Coroner Issues Bench Warrant On Absentee Witnesses
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Oil companies and emergency relief agencies are to be issued with bench warrant to appear on Monday before the Lagos Coroner making inquest into the ill-fated Dana aircrash of June 3, 2012, at Iju-Ishaga, Lagos. The Coroner, Magistrate Oyetade Komolafe ...
Dana Air crash: Coroner issues arrest warrant on Red Cross, Conoil, and TotalCHANNELS
Dana crash: DNA results ready next week, 152 bodies identifiedThe Nation Newspaper
"Some Dana crash victims were alive in the fire"Daily Times Nigeria
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Immunity clause is not our problem, says Ahamba – The Guardian Nigeria


Immunity clause is not our problem, says Ahamba
The Guardian Nigeria
FORMER National Chairman of Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Chief Mike Ahamba spoke with BERTRAM NWANNEKANMA on the on-going efforts by the National Assembly to amend the constitution.
Should immunity clause be retained?The Nation Newspaper

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Okorocha’s battle with PDP council bosses – The Guardian Nigeria


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Okorocha's battle with PDP council bosses
The Guardian Nigeria
TODAY, in Owerri, the Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Kanayo Okorocha will meet with the 27 reinstated council chairmen as one of the measures to resolve the crisis that the court ruling has generated in the state. The governor who was abroad as the ...
Calm In Imo As LG Chairmen Resume DutyLeadership Newspapers
Okorocha abandons IMSU relocationBusinessDay
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650000 policemen to fight insecurity – Don – The Punch


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650000 policemen to fight insecurity – Don
The Punch
No fewer than 650000 police officers are needed to adequately confront the security challenges facing Nigeria, a university lecturer, Prof. Kunle Ajayi, said in Ado Ekiti on Thursday. The professor of Political Science, Ekiti State University, ...
650000 policemen required for security challenges- DonBusinessDay

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Why I Introduced New Official Logo For Oyo State – Ajimobi – Osun Defender


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Why I Introduced New Official Logo For Oyo State – Ajimobi
Osun Defender
Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State recently unveiled a new official logo through which the state would henceforth be identified. The logo includes the shield, which represents the corporate amour for law enforcement and protection of the state, ...
'Constitute LAUTECH Council'The Nation Newspaper
Protest As Ajimobi Converts LAUTECH Hospital to Proposed Oyo Varsity CampusAllAfrica.com

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650000 policemen required for security challenges- Don – BusinessDay


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650000 policemen required for security challenges- Don
BusinessDay
About 650000 police officers would be needed to adequately confront the security challenges facing Nigeria, a university lecturer, Prof. Kunle Ajayi, said in Ado Ekiti on Thursday. Ajayi, a Professor of Political Science, Ekiti State University, ...

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Early morning fire kills 67-year-old woman in Festac – CHANNELS


Early morning fire kills 67-year-old woman in Festac
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A 67-year-old woman burnt to death in an early morning fire at a wing of a twin-duplex on 511 Road, Festac Town, Lagos, on Thursday. The Commander, Festac Fire Station, Chinyere Azubuike, who confirmed the incident, said, the remains of the deceased ...
Woman, 67, dies in early morning fire in LagosThe Nation Newspaper

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Governor Shuts Two Commissioners out of Executive Meeting for Coming Late – Information Nigeria


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Governor Shuts Two Commissioners out of Executive Meeting for Coming Late
Information Nigeria
Governor Gabriel Suswam of Benue State surprised a lot of people on Wednesday when, on his orders, two commissioners in the state were shut out of the weekly executive meeting of the Benue State Executive Council. The affected commissioners are: ...
Suswam locks out commissioners, others over latenessThe Guardian Nigeria
For Coming Late, Two Commissioners Shut out of Executive Council MeetingTHISDAY Live
HOS, 2 Commissioners Locked Out Of SEC Meeting In BenueLeadership Newspapers
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Justice: Nigeria’s fuel subsidy fraud trial now to begin Thursday – Afrique en Ligue


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Justice: Nigeria's fuel subsidy fraud trial now to begin Thursday
Afrique en Ligue
Fuel subsidy fraud trial - Scuttled by the absence of key witnesses, the much expected trial of persons and companies, alleged to have taking part in the fuel subsidy scam, could not start Wednesday at the Lagos High Court in Ikeja, south west Nigeria.
Fuel subsidy fraud: Adoke's absence in court stalls trial of suspectsBusinessDay
Adoke's absence shifts trial till todayThe Nation Newspaper
Adoke's Absence Stalls Trial of Subsidy Fraud SuspectsAllAfrica.com
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One die in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident – BusinessDay


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One die in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident
BusinessDay
An accident on Thursday morning left one woman dead, as a container crushed the female pedestrian at the Berger area of the Lagos -Ibadan Expressway. The trailer which was heading out of lagos at about 7a.m lost a tyre and swerved out of control, ...
Accident on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway kills oneCHANNELS

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Akinyemi: Abuja money makes Nigerian governors lazy – P.M. News (blog)


Akinyemi: Abuja money makes Nigerian governors lazy
P.M. News (blog)
A former Nigerian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Professor Bolaji Akinyemi, has advised state governors to deeply harness available state resources in order to increase their internally-generated revenue for economic development.
Akinyemi calls for fiscal federalismThe Nation Newspaper
Akinyemi Warns against Total Fiscal FederalismTHISDAY Live

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NUC Mum As House of Reps Nullifies Withdrawal of Varsities Licences – AllAfrica.com


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NUC Mum As House of Reps Nullifies Withdrawal of Varsities Licences
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By Dayo Adesulu and Laju Arenyeka, 26 July 2012 THE National Universities Commission, NUC, is keeping mum over the declaration by the House of Representatives that its withdrawal of operational licenses of seven private universities is null.
Battle for a varsity's soulThe Nation Newspaper
Electricity Commission Chairman Donates Books To 18 UniversitiesLeadership Newspapers

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House Minority Leader Admits ‘Misconduct’ in US – AllAfrica.com


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House Minority Leader Admits 'Misconduct' in US
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By Turaki A. Hassan, 26 July 2012 The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (ACN, Lagos), yesterday admitted that he was sanctioned by the State of Georgia, United States of America, for "professional misconduct and ...
I was sanctioned in US, Reps leader admitsThe Guardian Nigeria
Lawmaker accuses Jonathan of blackmailDaily Times Nigeria
Gbajabiamila Debunked Fraud Allegation, Says It Is A Plot To Silence Me.Osun Defender

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Eso, Mazrui Advocate Peoples Constitution – THISDAY Live


Eso, Mazrui Advocate Peoples Constitution
THISDAY Live
A former Supreme Court Justice, Justice Kayode Eso, and Dr. Ali A. Mazrui have advocated for a just constitutional order as the only solution to the problems facing the country. They both spoke yesterday at the eighth AELEX annual lecture entitled ...
'We want governors to support financial autonomy of Houses of Assembly'The Guardian Nigeria
'Nigeria needs a people's constitution'The Nation Newspaper

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Re: UNILAG- What is in a name? – BusinessDay


Re: UNILAG- What is in a name?
BusinessDay
The topic “University Of Lagos At Fifty (50), What Is In A Name?” is a very significant issue to talk about particularly in the light of the contemporary controversy surrounding the manifest attempt to change this great name.
Week-old baby found dead in canal near UNILAG Main-GateThe Guardian Nigeria

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LP bares fangs as Mimiko marches out – The Guardian Nigeria


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LP bares fangs as Mimiko marches out
The Guardian Nigeria
FINALLY, the incumbent governor of Ondo State, the only governor on the Labour Party (LP) platform, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has confirmed that he will seek re-election during the October 20 gubernatorial election in Ondo. Mimiko made his declaration ...
Mimiko declares for second termThe Nation Newspaper
Mimiko formally declares second term bidCHANNELS
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Tribunal upholds Nyako’s election, dismisses ACN’s – The Guardian Nigeria


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Tribunal upholds Nyako's election, dismisses ACN's
The Guardian Nigeria
AFTER a prolonged legal battle, the Adamawa State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal yesterday in Yola upheld Governor Murtala Nyako's victory in the February 4, 2012 election. conduct of the governorship election in the state violated the ...
Adamawa: Tribunal upholds Nyako's electionCHANNELS
Adamawa Guber Election: Tribunal Dismisses ACN PetitionLeadership Newspapers

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Jonathan sacks NPA boss Suleiman – The Nation


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Jonathan sacks NPA boss Suleiman
The Nation
By Vincent Ikuomola 2 hours 34 minutes ago President Goodluck Jonathan has sacked the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mr Omar Suleiman. He has approved the appointment of Mr Habibu Abdullahi to replace him.
Jonathan approves appointment of NPA MD and NIMASA EDsCHANNELS
Jonathan appoints new MD for PortsBusinessDay
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Nigerian husband of six ‘raped to death’ by wives demanding his attention – New York Daily News


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Nigerian husband of six 'raped to death' by wives demanding his attention
New York Daily News
A well known man married to six women in a small Nigerian town has allegedly been “raped to death” by his wives. Uroko Onoja, a businessman living in Ogbadibo, returned from a local bar at 3 am and headed to his youngest wife's room.
Uroko Onoja death: Husband 'raped to death' by 5 wives, because he was paying ...Daily Mail
Marathon sex with 5 wives kills manHindustan Times
Six Women Rape Man To Death In Nigeria: Uroko Onoka, Wealthy Nigerian In ...International Business Times
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Jonathan appoints new MD for Ports – BusinessDay


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Jonathan appoints new MD for Ports
BusinessDay
President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed Habibu Abdullahi as Managing Director of the Nigeria Ports Authority, Dr Reuben Abati said in a statement on Wednesday. According to the presidential spokesman, Abdullahi is replacing Omar Suleiman who has been ...

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Parliament Threatens to Impeach Nigerian President – AllAfrica.com


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Parliament Threatens to Impeach Nigerian President
AllAfrica.com
By Kimeng Hilton Ndukong, 25 July 2012 Goodluck Jonathan is blamed for poor execution of the budget, midway into the financial year. The ongoing face-off between the Nigerian Presidency and House of Representatives (the lower Chamber of Parliament) ...
Is Nigeria Overpopulated?P.M. News
Reps threaten President Jonathan over budgetThe Guardian Nigeria
President Jonathan's Idiosyncrasy- Abiola OlaifaOsun Defender

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KDHA passes bill regulating conduct of local council elections – BusinessDay


BusinessDay

KDHA passes bill regulating conduct of local council elections
BusinessDay
The Kaduna State House of Assembly on Wednesday passed a bill stating how local council elections would henceforth be conducted. The passage of the bill followed the adoption of a report on an executive bill submitted by Gov. Patrick Yakowa.
House Cmte. Examines Bill to Tax Online RetailersC-SPAN

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Errant Colonel, Sergeant Fined For Driving On BRT Lane; As Army Says No One Is … – Osun Defender


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Errant Colonel, Sergeant Fined For Driving On BRT Lane; As Army Says No One Is ...
Osun Defender
A colonel and a sergeant who were apprehended red-handed by Governor Babatunde Fashola for wrongfully driving on the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) lane have been punished for their offence. Colonel Kayode Yusuf and Staff Sergeant Aliu Adeomi were fined by ...
Top Army Officers Arrested by Fashola for Using BRT Lane Fined N25,000Information Nigeria
Army Colonel arrested by Fashola on BRT lane fined N25, 000CHANNELS
Colonel, sergeant fined N25, 000 for using BRT laneBusinessDay
Nigerian Bulletin -AllAfrica.com
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Pope Benedict appoints Nigeria to Vatican post – BusinessDay


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Pope Benedict appoints Nigeria to Vatican post
BusinessDay
Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Lebanese and Nigerian clergymen to a Vatican department aimed at countering growing secularisation in a sign of attention to two problematic regions for the Catholic Church. The Vatican said the Archbishop of Beirut of ...
Pope appoints Nigerian to Vatican postDaily Times Nigeria

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Cholera breaks out in Jos as death toll from flood hits 47 – CHANNELS


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Cholera breaks out in Jos as death toll from flood hits 47
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There are fears of a possible cholera outbreak within the areas affected by floods in Jos, Plateau state. A medical official of the Federation of Muslim Women Association in Nigeria in the state, Tawa Abdulrahama, on Tuesday disclosed that no fewer ...
Jos Flood - More Corpses RecoveredAllAfrica.com
Nigeria: Deadly flooding in Jos in Plateau stateBBC News
Flooding in Central Nigeria Kills at Least 35Voice of America
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Reps threaten President Jonathan over budget – The Guardian Nigeria


Reps threaten President Jonathan over budget
The Guardian Nigeria
THE face-off between the Presidency and House of Representatives gathered more storm yesterday as the House vowed not to withdraw its threat of sanctioning the President should he fail to improve on his performance on budget implementation by September ...
Budget Implementation: Presidency moves to pacify RepsThe Nation Newspaper
Nigeria's to raise rice import tariff 100% by 2015 *Agric budget utilisation ...WorldStage

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Presidential committee says 21 firms stole N382 b… – CHANNELS


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Presidential committee says 21 firms stole N382 b...
CHANNELS
Twenty one oil marketers were on Tuesday indicted for fraudulently collecting N382 billion last year in subsidy payments for fuel that was never delivered. Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, the Chairman of the Presidential Committee set up on the 2011 fuel ...
Subsidy Probe - FG to Recover N382 Billion From 21 Indicted FirmsAllAfrica.com
FG panel asks 21 indicted oil firms to refund N382bnBusinessDay
Aig-Imoukhuede Committee asks govt to recover N382b from 21 firmsThe Nation Newspaper
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FG to settle Jonathan, Yar’Adua land feud out of court – The Guardian Nigeria


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FG to settle Jonathan, Yar'Adua land feud out of court
The Guardian Nigeria
THE Federal Government yesterday prayed an Abuja High Court for time for it to settle out of court a tussle between the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan and former First Lady, Hajiya Turai Yar'Adua over a prized plot of land situated at Cadastral ...
Turai Vs Patience - FG Opts for Out-of-Court Settlement of Land DisputeAllAfrica.com
Abuja land: First Lady, Yar'Adua's wife to settleThe Nation Newspaper
Patience Jonathan, Turai Yar'Adua to settle land dispute out of courtCHANNELS
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Fashola commissions e-library – Daily Times Nigeria


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Fashola commissions e-library
Daily Times Nigeria
Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos on Tuesday, commissioned an e-library redeveloped from the Old Lagos Central Library at Odunlami Street in Central Lagos. Fashola said the state government had also provided electronic libraries in 120 public schools ...
Fashola explains current government intervention in MakokoBusinessDay
Lagos govt, PDP disagree over Makoko's demolitionThe Guardian Nigeria
Why we're demolishing Makoko, by FasholaThe Nation Newspaper
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Senate retools for second constitution amendment – The Guardian Nigeria


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Senate retools for second constitution amendment
The Guardian Nigeria
WHEN the National Assembly concluded the amendment to the 1999 Constitution last year, the lawmakers noted that the exercise was just the beginning of the journey aimed at ensuring that any impediment to strengthening the nation's democracy was removed ...
'Let Us Practice Federalism The Way It Is Known Worldwide'Leadership Newspapers
Senate and the Asaba declarationThe Nation

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In Enugu man allegedly shoots wife, mother of six, over corn meal – The Guardian Nigeria


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In Enugu man allegedly shoots wife, mother of six, over corn meal
The Guardian Nigeria
A MIDDLE-AGED man and former member of the Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission, Mathias Nweze, has been arrested by the police for allegedly shooting and killing one of his wives and mother of six, Theresa. A native of Umuida, Enugu Ezike in ...
Man shoots wife for cooking the wrong soupCHANNELS
Politician shoots wife dead in errorThe Nation Newspaper
'Honourable' Shoots Wife To DeathInformation Nigeria
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Parties, others laud voters, INEC on Edo polls – The Guardian Nigeria


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Parties, others laud voters, INEC on Edo polls
The Guardian Nigeria
THE electorate, Governor Adams Oshiomhole and Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have been lauded for the successful conduct of the recent gubernatorial election in Edo State. The commendation came from some political parties and ...
Godfatherism has ended in Edo, says AjimobiThe Nation Newspaper
Oshiomhole Has the People's MandateTHISDAY Live
Full StoryNigerian Observer
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Jang challenges Fed Govt on insecurity – The Nation Newspaper


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Jang challenges Fed Govt on insecurity
The Nation Newspaper
By Yusufu Aminu Idegu, Jos 12 hours 28 minutes ago Plateau State Governor Jonah Jang has challenged the Federal Government and the National Assembly to find a solution to the insecurity in the country. He spoke yesterday at the Government House Chapel, ...
Dantong's Widow, Jonathan, Mark, Preach Forgiveness at Slain Senator's FuneralTHISDAY Live
Nigeria army lets displaced return homeNews24
Govt, others decry killings as Fulani is buriedThe Guardian Nigeria
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Taraba youths find work at NYSC camp – The Nation Newspaper


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Taraba youths find work at NYSC camp
The Nation Newspaper
By Fanen Ihyongo, Jalingo 7 hours 55 minutes ago An addition to making money and fending for themselves and members of their families, youths in Taraba State are distinguishing themselves as role models in a region struggling with terrorism. How?
Security Beefed Up At Bauchi NYSC CampP.M. News
Taraba Tasks NYSC Members On Job CreationAllAfrica.com
749 Corps Members Redeployed From JigawaLeadership Newspapers

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Terrorism trial: Court grants Ndume permission to travel – CHANNELS


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Terrorism trial: Court grants Ndume permission to travel
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A Federal High court in Abuja on Tuesday gave the Senator facing terrorism charges, Ali Ndume the leave to travel to Saudi Arabia to perform the lesser hajj. Coming some months after his bid to travel to Addis Ababa for a Millennium Development Goal ...
Terrorism: Senator Ndume gets court leave to travelP.M. News
Court rules on Ndume's passportThe Guardian Nigeria

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NBA Elections: Metaphor Of A Dying Country – P.M. News


NBA Elections: Metaphor Of A Dying Country
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By Godwin Onyeacholem The man-made calamities befalling this twisted nation are so overpowering that even the multitude of stoics, the throng of patient, indifferent citizenry who have given up through a conscious surrender to the bewildering snares of ...
How Wali emerged President of Nigerian Bar AssociationCHANNELS
NBA election was manipulated against me, says NgigeThe Guardian Nigeria
NBA of my dream, by WaliThe Nation Newspaper
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Air Force to build bomb detonating robot – Daily Times Nigeria


Air Force to build bomb detonating robot
Daily Times Nigeria
The Nigerian Air Force has begun a process of developing a robot capable of detonating high calibre bomb. Air Vice Marshal John Oshoniyi, the commandant of the NAF Institute of Technology, Kaduna, disclosed this at a pre-graduation press conference in ...
Air force to develop robotic device to fight terrorismBusinessDay
Air Force develops bomb-detonating robot, tracking deviceThe Guardian Nigeria
Air Force to develop bomb detonating robotThe Nation Newspaper
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SSS Interogate Pastor Tunde Bakare Over GEJ…Seek To Gag Him – Osun Defender


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SSS Interogate Pastor Tunde Bakare Over GEJ…Seek To Gag Him
Osun Defender
For calling for the resignation of Nigerians elected President, Pastor Tunde Bakare, fiery pastor turned politician, was invited for questioning by the State Security Service. Osun Defender Online was made to understands that Pastor Bakare was invited ...
SSS Invites Bakare...it's a Friendly Chat - SNGAllAfrica.com
Tunde Bakare questioned, released by security operativesCHANNELS
SSS Quizzes Tunde Bakare Over Church SermonLeadership Newspapers
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Motion to impeach Jonathan is for national interest – Reps – CHANNELS


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Motion to impeach Jonathan is for national interest – Reps
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Members of the House of Representatives on Monday disclosed that the decision to impeach President Goodluck Jonathan by September, if the 2012 budget is not fully implemented, is for national interest. According to a Statement released and signed in ...
Before Lawmakers Wield The Big Stick On JonathanLeadership Newspapers
Impeachment Threat - PDP Wades inAllAfrica.com
'Fire in the House' over budgetThe Guardian Nigeria
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Tenure of elected officials tops Senate’s constitution amendment retreat – CHANNELS


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Tenure of elected officials tops Senate's constitution amendment retreat
CHANNELS
The Senate has listed some issues it would be considering in the amendment of the 1999 Constitution. Some of the issues listed by the constitution review committee at the end of the retreat in Asaba, the Delta State capital, are one term of five years ...
State creation: Tension over moves to favour only SoutheastThe Nation Newspaper
Federal, state lawmakers plan five-year single term for executivesThe Guardian Nigeria
Constitution Review: Senate Receives 108 MemorandaNigerian Tribune
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Amosun Swears In New LG Chairmen – Leadership Newspapers


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Amosun Swears In New LG Chairmen
Leadership Newspapers
Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun yesterday swore in the newly elected chairmen of 19 out of the 20 local governments in Ogun State with a call on them to pursue people oriented programmes as the local government remains the only avenue to ...
Amosun swears in elected council chiefs, urges prudenceThe Guardian Nigeria
Amosun swears in newly elected council bossesCHANNELS

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