Monthly Archives: August 2012

Lagos Traffic Law ready for enforcement – CHANNELS


CHANNELS

Lagos Traffic Law ready for enforcement
CHANNELS
The Lagos State government on Thursday said its set to enforce the new traffic laws for traffic offenders and bar commercial motorcycle from operating on 475 routes. Although the enforcement of the traffic law that has generated much controversy in the ...
Traffic Law: We're Ready, Say PoliceP.M. News
2012 Lagos Traffic Law: The FRSC PerspectiveTHISDAY Live
Lagos gazettes traffic lawsNigerian Tribune
allvoices -AllAfrica.com -Nigerian Observer
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PDP BOT: My Resignation In Africa’s Interest —OBJ – P.M. News


PDP BOT: My Resignation In Africa's Interest —OBJ
P.M. News
Ex-President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has said that his resignation as the Chairman Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was to enable him concentrate on international issues. He added that he decided to resign in order to attract ...
Ogun PDP Accuses Buruji of Anti-party ActivitiesTHISDAY Live
Ogun PDP To Honour ObasanjoLeadership Newspapers
Obasanjo's group accuses PDP chief of working for ACNThe Nation Newspaper

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Jonathan Commissions Onitsha River Port – P.M. News


Leadership Newspapers

Jonathan Commissions Onitsha River Port
P.M. News
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has commissioned the Onitsha River Port Complex, which was rehabilitated through the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) at a cost of N4 billion. Speaking at the commissioning on Thursday, Jonathan promised to ...
Jonathan seeks investment in local oil refiningThe Guardian Nigeria
Markets closed down as Jonathan visits AnambraInformation Nigeria
New Niger Bridge gets March dateThe Nation Newspaper
Nigerian Tribune -CHANNELS -BusinessDay
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Cynthia’s murder: Pharmaceutical group petitions prosecutor over member’s trial – CHANNELS


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Cynthia's murder: Pharmaceutical group petitions prosecutor over member's trial
CHANNELS
The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, (PSN), has petitioned the Director of Public Prosecution, DPP, to properly review the murder case of Cynthia Osogoku to ensure that pharmacists were not persecuted wrongly. The national president of PSN, ...
Cynthia - Social Media Abuse or Moral BankruptcyAllAfrica.com
Full StoryNigerian Observer
Pharmacists seek probe of members in Cynthia Osokogu's murderThe Guardian Nigeria
Daily Times Nigeria -Gistmaster -Information Nigeria
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Akinrinade Advocates Unity for Yoruba Nation – AllAfrica.com


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Akinrinade Advocates Unity for Yoruba Nation
AllAfrica.com
By Tunde Sanni, 31 August 2012 The convener of the Yoruba Assembly, Lt. General Alani Akinrinade (rtd), Thursday pleaded with the Yorubas to shake off political, ethnic and socio-cultural differences and come together to restore the pride of place of ...
How to save Nigeria from collapse, by Yoruba leadersThe Guardian Nigeria
Yoruba demand regional autonomy, state policeThe Nation Newspaper
Yoruba assembly votes for vigilante groupsP.M. News

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ACN decries payment of $40m to ex-militants – The Guardian Nigeria


ACN decries payment of $40m to ex-militants
The Guardian Nigeria
THE alleged payment of $40 million annually to some erstwhile militants ostensibly to guard the country's pipelines has drawn condemnation from the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN). The ACN considered the payment unconstitutional and indefensible.
$40m paid to ex-militants illegal, says ACNThe Nation Newspaper
Paying $40m To Ex-militants Yearly Is Illegal – ACNLeadership Newspapers

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Federal Government’s Case on $15m Ibori Bribe Shameful, Says Keyamo – THISDAY Live


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Federal Government's Case on $15m Ibori Bribe Shameful, Says Keyamo
THISDAY Live
By Akinwale Akintunde The attempt by the Federal Government to establish the source and owner of the alleged $15 million Chief James Ibori bribe deposited in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) through the court by Economic and Financial Crimes ...
$15m Ibori Bribe: Arrest AndyLeadership Newspapers
Claim to Ibori's $15m: Keyamo calls for arrest of Ribadu, UbaNigerian Tribune
Ownership of Ibori's $15 million bribe: Use the money to develop Nigeria ...CHANNELS
AllAfrica.com -Nigerian Bulletin -P.M. News
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Boko Haram: NIPR Urges FG To Push On With Dialogue – Leadership Newspapers


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Boko Haram: NIPR Urges FG To Push On With Dialogue
Leadership Newspapers
The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) has called on the Federal Government not to relent on its quest to dialogue with Boko Haram in order to put an end to the present security challenges facing the country. A statement signed by its ...
Understanding the Dynamics of Islamic Radicalism in Nigeria Is Key to Bringing ...AllAfrica.com
AP Exclusive: Nigeria Secret Police Details LeakedABC News
Nigerian spy agency workers details leakedNews24
Times LIVE -The Nation Newspaper
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Jigawa At 21: The Journey So Far – Leadership Newspapers


Jigawa At 21: The Journey So Far
Leadership Newspapers
This August, Jigawa State celebrates its 21st anniversary after its creation from old Kano state in 1991. During the historic occasion, many notable people including former president, General Ibrahim Babangida and Major General Olayinka Sule, ...
Lamido wants forum of ex-lawmakersThe Guardian Nigeria

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Adekunle to hold photo exhibition for Fashola – The Guardian Nigeria


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Adekunle to hold photo exhibition for Fashola
The Guardian Nigeria
WITH his recent project devoted to the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, documentarist Adeniji Adekunle is planning to hold a photo exhibition in Lagos tagged Fashola and the New Lagos State. The exhibition, which will take place in a ...
Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola's Twitter account verifiedNigerian Entertainment Today
Lagos State Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola Gets Verified on TwitterInformation Nigeria

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Ogun boosts mass transit services with new buses – The Guardian Nigeria


Ogun boosts mass transit services with new buses
The Guardian Nigeria
THE Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, recently unveiled 77 new buses as part of measures to ease inter and intra city transportation in the state. The governor also attributed the high incidence of road carnage in Ogun to the poor state of federal ...
Amosun condoles with FRCN over journalist's deathThe Nation Newspaper
Reopen Our Schools, ASUSSN Tells AmosunP.M. News

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NSA predicts possible violence in 2015 election – BusinessDay


BusinessDay

NSA predicts possible violence in 2015 election
BusinessDay
The National Security Adviser (NSA) to the president, Sambo Dasuki, has said that there could be violence in the country during the 2015 general elections. “There could be possible violence but with a different angle to it, not only post-election but ...
There Could be Violence during 2015 Elections – National Security Adviser ...Information Nigeria
NSA predicts pre and post-election violence for 2015 electionsCHANNELS
2015 Polls - Expect Violence, Excerpt... - Sambo,NSAAllAfrica.com
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Kwara sensitizes workers, politicians on risk management, investment – WorldStage


Leadership Newspapers

Kwara sensitizes workers, politicians on risk management, investment
WorldStage
By Staff Reporter WorldStage Newsonline-- The Managing Director, Guarantee Trust Asset Management Limited, Mr. Nicholas Nyamali, has expressed readiness to assist public servants in Kwara State in achieving a desirable retirement through quality ...
Do Not Fear Retirement, Ahmed Tells Public ServantsLeadership Newspapers
Kwara denies deducting council fundsThe Guardian Nigeria
We got shortfall of N1.25bn in federal allocation —Kwara govtNigerian Tribune

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Travellers’ Safety On Highways – P.M. News (blog)


Travellers' Safety On Highways
P.M. News (blog)
The safety of travellers on the nation's highways has always been jeopardised by the activities of armed robbers and kidnappers. There have been several cases of robbers mounting road blocks and robbing travellers. In some cases, the hapless travellers ...
IG commissions patrol vehicles, warns against graftThe Guardian Nigeria
Corruption: IGP reads Riot Act to officers •Commissions 40 highway patrol vehiclesNigerian Tribune
Corruption - IG Reads Riot Act to OfficersAllAfrica.com
Leadership Newspapers -THISDAY Live
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Police, SSS not working at cross purposes – Police spokesman – Nigerian Tribune


Osun Defender

Police, SSS not working at cross purposes - Police spokesman
Nigerian Tribune
A dark cloud seems to be hanging over the murder of the assassinated Principal Private Secretary (PPS) to the Edo State Governor, Comrade Olaitan Oyerinde as the Nigeria Police insist that there was no rift with the State Security Service (SSS) in the ...
Police Review Security Strategy In Niger DeltaLeadership Newspapers
AIG Decries Conflicting Reports on Oyerinde's DeathTHISDAY Live

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Fall Out Of Cynthia’s Murder: Management Sacks Hotel Staff Over Negligence – Information Nigeria


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Fall Out Of Cynthia's Murder: Management Sacks Hotel Staff Over Negligence
Information Nigeria
Following the gruesome murder of Cynthia Osokogu in their hotel on July 22 2012, the management of the hotel has wielded the big stick by sacking all the staff on duty that unfortunate day. The management of Cosmilla Hotel, located at Lake View Estate, ...
How Fraudsters Target Married Women in LagosAllAfrica.com
Managment sacks hotel workers for negligence over Cynthia's deathCHANNELS
Cynthia Okosogu's Murder Update: Hotel Sacks StaffNigerian Bulletin
THISDAY Live -Leadership Newspapers -P.M. News
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Visa: US lists Nigeria, Brazil, China as priority nations – BusinessDay


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Visa: US lists Nigeria, Brazil, China as priority nations
BusinessDay
The US has listed Nigeria, Brazil and China as priority nations on its visa application following a surge in consular demands, Patty Neary, a consular officer, said on Wednesday. Neary told newsmen in Abuja at the country's embassy weekly briefing that ...
US puts Nigeria, others on visa priority listThe Guardian Nigeria
Travelling while waiting for an immigrant visaJamaica Observer
Nigeria Becomes US Priority in Visa IssuanceAllAfrica.com
THISDAY Live -Leadership Newspapers
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Archbishop: FG, Boko Haram negotiation worthwhile, if… – The Nation


Council on Foreign Relations

Archbishop: FG, Boko Haram negotiation worthwhile, if...
The Nation
By Agency Reporter 7 hours 13 minutes ago Archbishop Anthony Obinna of Owerri Catholic Archdiocese has said the Federal Government's negotiation with the Boko Haram sect was worthwhile, only if it could stop the sect's killing of innocent Nigerians.
Boko Haram: Christians will take up arms if … -Catholic clericNigerian Tribune
Boko Haram: 'Christians'll take up arms soon'The Nation Newspaper
Guest Post: Shades of Anonymous in Boko Haram?Council on Foreign Relations (blog)

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2015 – I’m Ready for PDP – Buhari – AllAfrica.com


2015 - I'm Ready for PDP - Buhari
AllAfrica.com
By Abdulsalam Muhammad, 30 August 2012 Kano — The National leader of Congress for Progressive Change, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), Wednesday declared that he was ready to face the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, at the 2015 general election.
Buhari: North's governors should tackle insecurityThe Nation Newspaper
Buhari laments security challenges facing northern statesNigerian Tribune
Kano CPC Plans Reconciliatory Tour Of Local Governement AreasLeadership Newspapers

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Edo NUJ gets 5-member c’ttee to run its affairs – Nigerian Observer


Edo NUJ gets 5-member c'ttee to run its affairs
Nigerian Observer
By ANDY EGBON Benin city – A five-man interim committee has been constituted to oversee the affairs of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Edo State Council. This is in compliance with the directive by the National Secretariat of the union which ...
NUJ Dissolves Edo Exco, Postpones ElectionLeadership Newspapers
Violence mars Nigeria's journalists union electionP.M. News

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Demolition: Mpape Residents Fault FCT – THISDAY Live


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Demolition: Mpape Residents Fault FCT
THISDAY Live
By Tobi Soniyi Residents of Mpape in Abuja, whose houses are under threat of demolition by the Federal Capital Territory Wednesday debunked claims by government that the area was marked for demolition because it served as haven for members of Boko ...
Put Mpape Demolition On HoldLeadership Newspapers
Human Rights Commission to investigate planned demolition of MpapeCHANNELS
Nigerian Human Rights Commission Probes Proposed Slum DemolitionVoice of America

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Ignore Boko Haram’s Threat, JTF Advises – THISDAY Live


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Ignore Boko Haram's Threat, JTF Advises
THISDAY Live
By Michael Olugbode The Joint Task Force (JTF) in Borno State, “Operation Restore Order,” Wednesday advised the people of the state to ignore the threat by members of the Boko Haram sect that they should desist from divulging information of their ...
JTF warns Maiduguri residentsNigerian Tribune
Disregard threat messages from Boko Haram, JTF tells residents in MaiduguriCHANNELS
Blast rocks MaiduguriThe Nation Newspaper
Daily Times Nigeria -AllAfrica.com -The Nation
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Kogi: Court Seals Echocho’s – Leadership Newspapers


Kogi: Court Seals Echocho's
Leadership Newspapers
Hope of Jibrin Isah, aka Echocho of becoming Kogi State governor was finally sealed yesterday by a Abuja Federal High Court in Abuja. Justice Abdul Kafarati did not dismiss the suit filed by Isah seeking to unseat the Kogi State Governor Idris Wada but ...
Kogi: Court upholds Wada's victoryNigerian Tribune
Court dismisses suit against WadaDaily Times Nigeria
Court affirms Governor Wada's electionP.M. News
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Why state police is inevitable, by ACN – The Guardian Nigeria


Why state police is inevitable, by ACN
The Guardian Nigeria
FOR the country to effectively tackle the enormous security challenges facing the country, a state police force is a necessity, according to the Lagos State chapter of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN). The party said that with the gross failure of ...
ACN flays Fed Govt's attitude over Lagos ocean surgeThe Nation Newspaper
There can't be another Awo again -ACNNigerian Tribune
ACN blasts FG over Lagos Atlantic surgeP.M. News

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Boko Haram: Christians will take up arm if … -Catholic cleric – Nigerian Tribune


Council on Foreign Relations

Boko Haram: Christians will take up arm if … -Catholic cleric
Nigerian Tribune
CATHOLIC Archbishop of Owerri, Imo State, His Grace, Most Reverend Anthony JV Obinna, has said if the killing of Christians in the North by the Islamic sect, Boko Haram, continues unabated, Christians would take up arms to protect themselves.
Boko Haram: 'Christians'll take up arms soon'The Nation Newspaper
Boko Haram: Politics of dialogueThe Nation
Guest Post: Shades of Anonymous in Boko Haram?Council on Foreign Relations (blog)

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More LG workers to go in Oyo •As council staff celebrate DPMs’ removal – Nigerian Tribune


More LG workers to go in Oyo •As council staff celebrate DPMs' removal
Nigerian Tribune
in its local government service in an ongoing purge of the service of frauds, dead woods, certificate forgers and record falsifiers. Investigation by the Nigerian Tribune revealed that those slated for the next phase are junior workers on Grade Levels ...
Why we sacked 1161 council workers, by OyoThe Nation

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Nigeria police arrests ’700 year old spirit’ – P.M. News


Nigeria police arrests '700 year old spirit'
P.M. News
Nigeria's Kano state Police Command has arrested one Nura Hamza, who posed as a 700-year-old spirit, to allegedly dupe unsuspecting members of the public. The police Commissioner in the state, Mr Ibrahim Idris told newsmen on Wednesday in Kano that the ...

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Terrorism distorts state cohesion, says Jonathan – The Guardian Nigeria


Leadership Newspapers

Terrorism distorts state cohesion, says Jonathan
The Guardian Nigeria
PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan yesterday described terrorism as one of the potent dangers facing the country. He said the acts were “perpetrated by groups of persons or by persons who chose to advance their personal interest.
How to tame terrorism, by Jonathan, Obasanjo, othersThe Nation Newspaper
Nigeria Official Denies Insecurity Drives Away InvestorsVoice of America
Jonathan Commends Security Agents' Efforts To Check TerrorismLeadership Newspapers
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Ondo Election: ACN, PDP Tasks Jega On Fake Voters’ Registration. – Osun Defender


Ondo Election: ACN, PDP Tasks Jega On Fake Voters' Registration.
Osun Defender
The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State Tuesday challenged the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, to name the parties fingered in the illegal voters' ...
Southsouth, Southeast, Southwest battle for INEC's SecretaryThe Nation Newspaper
Guber election: INEC confirms fake registration in Ondo •Says 40m permanent ...Nigerian Tribune
Iwu VS Jega Regimes - How Much Progress for INEC ?AllAfrica.com
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Aregbesola On Judicial Reforms – Osun Defender


Osun Defender

Aregbesola On Judicial Reforms
Osun Defender
At the recent one-day stakeholders' forum on legal and judiciary sector reform organised by the Ministry of Regional Integration and Special Duties, Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola gave a broad summary of his administration's ...
Health boost in OsunThe Nation Newspaper
Can Osun celebrate at 21?Nigerian Tribune
Fayemi, Aregbesola task Nigerians on integrity, hard work, othersThe Guardian Nigeria
THISDAY Live -AllAfrica.com
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World Bank grants Nigeria $300mln to fight uneployment – Agenzia Giornalistica Italia


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World Bank grants Nigeria $300mln to fight uneployment
Agenzia Giornalistica Italia
(AGI) Abuja -The World Bank has allocated $300 mln to fund a program Nigeria has launched to promote employment and to reduce poverty in 20 of the 36 states which make up the Federal Republic. According to Undp latest data, unemploymnet in Nigeria ...
Jonathan reaffirms commitment to tackling poverty, unemploymentBusinessDay
Jonathan tasks economists on poverty, unemploymentThe Guardian Nigeria
University Don advocates new strategy to tackle poverty and unemploymentCHANNELS
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Nigeria Loses $400 Billion to Oil Thieves – Ezekwesili – AllAfrica.com


Osun Defender

Nigeria Loses $400 Billion to Oil Thieves - Ezekwesili
AllAfrica.com
By Ikechukwu Nnochiri, 28 August 2012 Abuja — Vice President of the World Bank for Africa, Dr Oby Ezekwesili,Tuesday, said Nigeria has lost more than $400 billion to oil thieves since she attained independence in 1960. Ezekwesili, who further regretted ...
$400b Nigeria's oil revenue stolen or misspent, says EzekwesiliThe Guardian Nigeria
$400b oil money mismanaged by govt., says EzekwesiliThe Nation Newspaper
Only 1 Per Cent of Nigerian Population Reaps from Oil Exports Funds – Oby ...Nigerian Bulletin
THISDAY Live -Leadership Newspapers
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Headwraps hit security snag – Sydney Morning Herald


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Headwraps hit security snag
Sydney Morning Herald
It's an indispensable fashion accessory, worn by every Nigerian woman at some point. Some are never seen without it, including Nigeria's finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala who calls her modest headwrap her trademark. But a Nigerian church has now ...
Catholic church in Nigeria bans women from wearing traditional head wraps amid ...Daily Mail
Nigerian church bans towering headwrapsThe Guardian
Priest Says No to Big Headgears, Hand BagsAllAfrica.com
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OBJ blasts Eedris Abdulkareem again for ‘Nigeria jaga-jaga’ – CHANNELS


CHANNELS

OBJ blasts Eedris Abdulkareem again for 'Nigeria jaga-jaga'
CHANNELS
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has for the umpteenth time expressed his anger at Nigerian rapper, Eedris Abdulkareem for his 2004 track titled, 'Nigeria jaga jaga'. Still embittered over the condescending but popular hit track-Nigeria jaga ...
Obasanjo and His 2015 WishesAllAfrica.com
I achieved all my targets as President – ObasanjoInformation Nigeria
Obasanjo: Why My Power Project FailedTHISDAY Live

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Tinubu appointed new LAUTECH Chancellor – Nigerian Entertainment Today


Nigerian Entertainment Today

Tinubu appointed new LAUTECH Chancellor
Nigerian Entertainment Today
By Osagie Alonge The governments of Oyo and Osun States have reportedly appointed a former governor of Lagos state, Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the Chancellor of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso. A statement confirming this news was ...
Tinubu appointed LAUTECH ChancellorDaily Times Nigeria
Oyo, Osun appoint Tinubu LAUTECH's chancellorThe Guardian Nigeria
Oyo, Osun appoint Tinubu LAUTECH ChancellorThe Nation Newspaper
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Police arrest two men with human skull in Abeokuta – CHANNELS


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Police arrest two men with human skull in Abeokuta
CHANNELS
Two middle aged men have been arrested by the Ogun state Police Command in possession of a human skull. The two suspects were said to have been arrested at Sabo area of Abeokuta, the state capital, by the officers of the command who were acting on a ...
I Want To Get Rich Quick —Man Caught With Human SkullP.M. News
Police Arrest Men Over Human Skull in OgunAllAfrica.com
Pastor in Police Net over Human SkullInformation Nigeria
Daily Times Nigeria
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PDP cautions against disunity among Yoruba – BusinessDay


BusinessDay

PDP cautions against disunity among Yoruba
BusinessDay
The South-West Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned Yoruba leaders against any agenda capable of further causing disunity among the people. The party described a conference by a new group that called itself The Yoruba Assembly, scheduled for ...
Bankole in Ikenne, declares support for Yoruba Unity ForumNigerian Tribune
Bankole visits HID AwolowoThe Nation

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Fakoya: The Jonathan We Know – The Guardian Nigeria


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Fakoya: The Jonathan We Know
The Guardian Nigeria
THESE are indeed precarious times, for Reuben Abati has resorted to desperate measures. The flurry of articles from him in recent times speaks volumes about his desperation. For a man who hid under the umbrella of social activism for many years, ...
I Want to Be ShockedAllAfrica.com
ACN'll never praise Jonathan -Mohammed •Describes his lamentations as ...Nigerian Tribune
I'm most criticised president - JonathanNews24
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Ogun PDP chief berates Obasanjo over comments – The Nation


BusinessDay

Ogun PDP chief berates Obasanjo over comments
The Nation
By Our Reporter 6 hours 47 minutes ago A CHIEFTAIN of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, Prince Buruji Kashamu, yesterday said former President Olusegun Obasanjo thrives on illegalities. He faulted the claim that the former President ...
Why I Resigned As PDP BoT Chairman - ObasanjoAllAfrica.com
I have no grudge against Daniel, says ObasanjoBusinessDay
No respite for Ogun PDPThe Nation Newspaper
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2 die in Maiduguri bomb explosion – Nigerian Tribune


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2 die in Maiduguri bomb explosion
Nigerian Tribune
A suspected member of Boko Haram sect was killed when an improvised explosive device (IED) exploded at the West-end area of Maiduguri, on Tuesday. Confirming the incident in a press statement, the spokesman of the Joint Task Force (JTF), ...
Baby Killed in Army Shootout in Northeast NigeriaABC News

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28th August, 2012 16:29Soldiers Injured As Bombs Rock Maiduguri! – The Streetjournal


28th August, 2012 16:29Soldiers Injured As Bombs Rock Maiduguri!
The Streetjournal
Professor Barth Nnaji, Nigeria's Minister of Power has resigned his appointment. The President's Special Adviser on Media, Dr. Reuben Abati confirmed the resignation as he disclosed that President Goodluck Jonathan… After what seemed like a short break ...

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Fresh bomb attacks in Maiduguri injure JTF members – CHANNELS


Fresh bomb attacks in Maiduguri injure JTF members
CHANNELS
A witness says stray bullets from an army shootout wounded a woman and killed a baby strapped to her back in Nigeria's northeast. The witness, who spoke on condition of anonymity out of fear for his safety, said he saw soldiers shooting after an ...
Blast rocks MaiduguriThe Nation Newspaper
BREAKING NEWS: Two Bomb Attacks In Maiduguri Leave Several JTF Members InjuredInformation Nigeria
28th August, 2012 16:29Soldiers Injured As Bombs Rock Maiduguri!The Streetjournal

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Obama puts faith in Nigeria’s economic success – BusinessDay


BusinessDay

Obama puts faith in Nigeria's economic success
BusinessDay
President Barack Obama, of the United States of America, has linked the success of Africa's economy to Nigeria's which he believes will grow. He said that the US government is doing all it can to assist its Nigerian counterpart in removing barriers to ...
Obama Declares Nigeria As World's Next Major Economic GiantLeadership Newspapers
Nigeria; from rags to richesAfricanBrains
Barack Obama, the President of the United States of America, has declared ...Bella Naija
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Babangida Threatens To Expose Buhari, Claims To Have Proof Of Buhari’s Shady Deals – Information Nigeria


Information Nigeria

Babangida Threatens To Expose Buhari, Claims To Have Proof Of Buhari's Shady Deals
Information Nigeria
A few hours after President Goodluck Jonathan and ex-Head of State, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari took a swipe at former leaders, ex-Military President Ibrahim Babangida fired back. He asked Dr. Jonathan to learn to accept criticisms and threatened to expose ...
Babangida, Obasanjo, Jonathan Destroyed Oil Industry - BuhariAllAfrica.com
Buhari blames Jonathan, OBJ, IBB for corruption, insecurityThe Guardian Nigeria
Babangida threatens to expose BuhariThe Nation Newspaper
Leadership Newspapers -THISDAY Live
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Ukrainian police defer charges against Nigerian pastor – The Nation Newspaper


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Ukrainian police defer charges against Nigerian pastor
The Nation Newspaper
By Agency Reporter 6 hours 40 minutes ago Ukrainian police on Tuesday morning refrained from arresting the prominent Nigerian pastor, Sunday Adelaja who had been summoned to report at its offices in Kiev, as international pressure mounted on the ...
Anxiety mounts over alleged Ukraine's plan to arrest Nigerian pastor, AdelajaThe Guardian Nigeria
Ukraine Authorities Freeze Prominent Pastor's AssetsChristian Broadcasting Network

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Suspected killers of Cynthia arraigned, remanded in prison custody – The Guardian Nigeria


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Suspected killers of Cynthia arraigned, remanded in prison custody
The Guardian Nigeria
FOUR young men held for allegedly murdering Cynthia Osokogu Udoka, the daughter of a retired Maj.-Gen. of the Nigerian Army were yesterday arraigned before a Magistrate's Court in Yaba, Lagos, by the police. The trial magistrate subsequently ordered ...
I Rape Girls I Meet On Facebook, Cynthia Is My 5th Victim – Facebook Killer ...Osun Defender
Cynthia's remains for burial September 7The Nation Newspaper
Cynthia's murder: Suspected killers docked •To be buried Sept 7 •ANPP wants FG ...Nigerian Tribune
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Ajimobi canvasses removal of Local government councils from constitution – CHANNELS


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Ajimobi canvasses removal of Local government councils from constitution
CHANNELS
The Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi has called for the removal of local government from the constitution to make it a residual responsibility of the state. He also advocated for the review of the Revenue Allocation Formula to emphasise the ...
Ajimobi canvasses removal of councils from constitutionThe Guardian Nigeria
13000 pensioners in OyoThe Nation Newspaper
Residents want Oyo govt's attention on Onipepeye road, bridgeNigerian Tribune

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10 die, one injured as trailer, bus collide – CHANNELS


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10 die, one injured as trailer, bus collide
CHANNELS
A midnight accident at Obada-Oko along the Abeokuta-Lagos Expressway has claimed 10 lives and left one person critically injured. The accident occurred when a passenger bus with Lagos registration number CZ 269 MUS collided with a trailer around ...
2 Children, 14 Others Die inLeadership Newspapers
10 die in Ogun ghastly crashP.M. News

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Okada Riders’ Protest New Lagos Traffic Law – AllAfrica.com


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Okada Riders' Protest New Lagos Traffic Law
AllAfrica.com
By Olasunkanmi Akoni, 28 August 2012 Lagos — Hundreds of commercial motorcyclists, popularly called Okada riders, in the early hours of yesterday, barricaded the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway to protest against the Lagos State Government's new Road Traffic ...
Lagos installs road signs, cautions cyclistsThe Guardian Nigeria
Commercial Motorcyclists Protest New Lagos Traffic LawTHISDAY Live
Okada Riders Protest New Lagos Traffic LawP.M. News

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$15m loot by Ibori: Court hears ownership claim between FG, Delta tomorrow – Moment Nigerian Newspapers


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$15m loot by Ibori: Court hears ownership claim between FG, Delta tomorrow
Moment Nigerian Newspapers
AN Abuja Federal High Court in Maitama will tomorrow hear a pending suit concerning the ownership of $15 million (N2.4 billion) suit filed by the Federal Government. By Josef Iorakpen-Ishu, Abuja AN Abuja Federal High Court in Maitama will tomorrow ...
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FG Approves N3.2 Billion for Reconstruction of UN Building – AllAfrica.com


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FG Approves N3.2 Billion for Reconstruction of UN Building
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By Romoke W. Ahmad, 28 August 2012 The Federal Government has approved a total of N3.2 billion to assist in the rebuilding of the bombed United Nations (UN) house in Abuja, consisting of N2.6 billion for the reconstruction of the building and N600 ...
'Abuja not designed for common man'The Guardian Nigeria
Fed Govt approves N3.2b for UN HouseThe Nation Newspaper
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Akinyemi faults calls for state police – The Guardian Nigeria


Akinyemi faults calls for state police
The Guardian Nigeria
FORMER Minister of External Affairs, Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, has faulted calls for the creation of state police, saying Nigerians ought to have learnt lessons from the 50s when the native police authority was used to suppress the opposition.
Nigeria does not need new states, says AkinyemiThe Nation Newspaper
No true federalism in Nigeria - AkinyemiThe Nation

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Okorocha Bans Monarchs From Speaking English At Forums – The Guardian Nigeria


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Okorocha Bans Monarchs From Speaking English At Forums
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ANY Imo State monarch, who speaks English in any public forum in the state, risks losing his traditional stool. This was the directive given by governor of the state, Rochas Okorocha last week in Owerri while inaugurating the state's Imo Traditional ...
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Debate over state police should surpass ethnicism, says Enang – The Guardian Nigeria


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Debate over state police should surpass ethnicism, says Enang
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SENATOR Solomon Ita Enang, chairman of the Senate Committee on Rules and Business talked with John-Abba Ogbodo in Abuja Bureau on the need for President Goodluck Jonathan to call to order governors on the declaration of state anthems and flags.
Why I reject State Police, by PresidentThe Nation Newspaper
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Army chief tasks officers, others on security – The Guardian Nigeria


Army chief tasks officers, others on security
The Guardian Nigeria
THE Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Azubike Ihejirika, yesterday urged Nigerian army personnel to be cautious of their utterances and be mindful of security happenings around them. The Army chief in a keynote address on the occasion of the Nigerian Army ...
Army chief Ihejirika urges vigilanceThe Nation Newspaper

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Nigeria remains important to US, says envoy – The Guardian Nigeria


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Nigeria remains important to US, says envoy
The Guardian Nigeria
NEW United States (US) Consul-General in Lagos, Jeffrey Hawkins, has said irrespective of the outcome of the November election in his country, Nigeria will continue to be important to the American government. At a programme to honour some Nigerian ...
US pledges to strengthen bilateral relations with NigeriaBusinessDay
Fayemi, Tinubu's wife, others welcome Consul General HawkinsThe Nation

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Death toll in Adamawa floods now 15 – The Nation


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Death toll in Adamawa floods now 15
The Nation
By Our Reporter 3 minutes ago The death toll in the Adamawa floods disaster increased yesterday, as 15 bodies were washed ashore the River Benue bank in Jimeta—Yola. The state government has begun evacuating people of the communities along the bank of ...
Adamawa flood: State seeks compensation from Republic of CameroonCHANNELS
Flood claims 1, destroys 73 houses in Nasarawa •3 confirmed dead in Adamawa floodNigerian Tribune
Flood Situation Worsens in Adamawa as 15 Bodies Wash Ashore.THISDAY Live
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‘Mimiko plans to embarrass Ondo PDP with fifth columnists’ – The Nation Newspaper


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'Mimiko plans to embarrass Ondo PDP with fifth columnists'
The Nation Newspaper
By Damisi Ojo, Akure 12 hours 12 minutes ago The Ondo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday criticised alleged plans by Governor Olusegun Mimiko to use some fifth columnists and fake party men to embarrass the party.
Countdown to Ondo gov election ...Nigerian Tribune
Akeredolu'll liberate Ondo, says ACN ex-candidateThe Nation
INEC clears 12 candidates for Ondo gov electionThe Guardian Nigeria
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SOS, Kwara govt – Nigerian Tribune


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SOS, Kwara govt
Nigerian Tribune
I'm using this medium to draw the attention of the Kwara State Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed to the problems the indigenes of Isapa in Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State are currently facing. Lack of motorable roads is one of the key problems we ...
Ahmed denies alleged rift with SarakiThe Guardian Nigeria
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Lawyers protest hike in conference fees – The Nation Newspaper


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Lawyers protest hike in conference fees
The Nation Newspaper
By Joseph Jibueze, Abuja 7 minutes ago Lawyers in their hundreds, yesterday marched on the venue of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Annual General Conference in Abuja, protesting the 500 per cent hike in conference fees. They were led by Ikeja, ...
NBA 2012 conference: Lawyers protest hike in conference feeThe Punch
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We have not anointed any candidate for 2015 – PDP Chairman – CHANNELS


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We have not anointed any candidate for 2015 – PDP Chairman
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The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bamanga Tukur on Monday debunked speculations that the ruling party has anointed aspirants ahead of general elections in 2015. “This information is speculative and completely false,” Mr Tukur said in ...
No Performance, No Ticket,Leadership Newspapers
2015 tickets will be based on performance - PDPThe Nation

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Nigeria and Benin Republic parliaments aim to hold joint sessions – CHANNELS


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Nigeria and Benin Republic parliaments aim to hold joint sessions
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President Goodluck Jonathan and his counterpart from the Republic of Benin, Boni Yayi on Monday considered arrangements of establishing a joint sitting between the legislative arms of government of the two countries. This was disclosed by Mr Yayi, ...
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We want Nigerians to think alike – National Orientation Agency – CHANNELS


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We want Nigerians to think alike – National Orientation Agency
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The desire to have a united Nigeria with shared values is a major priority of the National Orientation Agency (NOA). The Director General of the agency, Mike Omeri, disclosed this while on a courtesy visit with members of his team to Channels ...
Lagos Gov seeks corporate bodies' partnership on voluntary compliance with ...WorldStage

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JTF rescues 28 abducted oil workers, declares militant leader wanted – BusinessDay


JTF rescues 28 abducted oil workers, declares militant leader wanted
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The Joint Task Force (JTF) has rescued 28 workers of an oil servicing company, Sinepoc, at Ikang Waterways in Bakassi Local Government Area of Cross River. The JTF has also declared the leader of the militant group in Bakassi called `Lapto Marine ...
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Bakassi militant leader declared wantedThe Guardian Nigeria
JTF Launches Manhunt for Bakassi Militant LeaderTHISDAY Live
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Niger Delta: Beyond resource control, burdens and realities of transformation – The Guardian Nigeria


Niger Delta: Beyond resource control, burdens and realities of transformation
The Guardian Nigeria
Being text of a lecture delivered by His Excellency, Governor Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan of Delta State at Business Hallmark public policy forum, at Events Centre, Asaba, on August 24, 2012. READ the organisers' intention in selecting this topic as an ...
Governor Uduaghan Calls for 50 Percent Resource Control in Niger DeltaAllAfrica.com
Nigeria must prepare for life without oil —Gov. UduaghanBusiness Hallmark
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Catholic church in Enugu bans gele and hand bags – CHANNELS


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Catholic church in Enugu bans gele and hand bags
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ST. Theresa's Catholic Cathedral, Nsukka, Enugu State, has barred women from wearing big headgears and carrying hand bags to Sunday service. The Cathedral Administrator, Rev. Fr. Uche Obodoechina, who announced this during Sunday service in Nsukka, ...
Gele and handbags banned in Enugu Catholic churchNigerian Entertainment Today
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Youths chase Ondo monarch out of palace – CHANNELS


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Youths chase Ondo monarch out of palace
CHANNELS
A traditional ruler in Ondo state, Oba Akinfesola Adewola of Igburowo community, Odigbo Local Government, was on Sunday chased out of his palace by protesting youths. The youths marched to the palace early in the morning, barricaded roads leading to ...
Residents Of Ondo Community Dethrones Monarch Due To Lack Of DevelopmentNigerian Bulletin
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Flood water kills 10 in Adamawa – CHANNELS


Flood water kills 10 in Adamawa
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Flood waters in Adamawa state have left ten people dead while a yet-to- be confirmed number of people remain trapped. Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency official, Mr Shadrach Daniel Baruk said the flood resulted from the release of water from a ...
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How Prostitution, Drugs Reign Supreme In Kuramo Beach before the Ocean Surge – Osun Defender


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How Prostitution, Drugs Reign Supreme In Kuramo Beach before the Ocean Surge
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The notorious, infamous Kuramo village fell to ocean fury and the rage of the Lagos State government last week. But tales of prostitution and drug peddling which defined its exixtence have come to the fore, as insiders recount.
NEMA links Lagos ocean surge to natural disasterThe Guardian Nigeria
'Lagos ocean surge an act of God'The Nation Newspaper
Fashola warns of more ocean surge in LagosCHANNELS
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Yoruba leaders move to halt internal crises – The Guardian Nigeria


Yoruba leaders move to halt internal crises
The Guardian Nigeria
AN end may be in sight to the lingering leadership crisis among traditional rulers and elder statesmen in Yorubaland as a delegation of the Conflict Resolution Committee led by eminent lawyer, Chief Afe Babalola met at the weekend with the Alaafin of ...
Afe Babalola, others seek Alaafin's support for Yoruba conflict resolution panelThe Nation Newspaper

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Gunmen kill CBN ex-official in Owerri – The Guardian Nigeria


Gunmen kill CBN ex-official in Owerri
The Guardian Nigeria
GUNMEN at the weekend killed a retired senior official of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). He was shot in front of the New Market, Douglas Road, Owerri. He was later confirmed dead at the Federal Medical Centre, Owerri, where he had been taken to for ...
Assassins kills former CBN directorCHANNELS

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Wada lists lessons of life as commissioner is buried – The Guardian Nigeria


Wada lists lessons of life as commissioner is buried
The Guardian Nigeria
“IT is prescribed for all of us that we must go one day. One lesson here for me is that a man who was to assume office as Commissioner for Budget and Planning in my administration is gone. “This is the first of such a ceremony I am attending as ...
Kogi gov: Wada, Echocho know fate WednesdayNigerian Tribune
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Police invite council chair over Deeper Life killings – The Nation Newspaper


Police invite council chair over Deeper Life killings
The Nation Newspaper
By Yusuf Alli, Abuja and Muhammad Bashir 7 hours 42 minutes ago The police have summoned the Chairman of Okene Local Government, Kogi State and four others for questioning over the killing of 20 members of the Deeper Life Bible Church.
Killers of Deeper Life members, soldiers'll be dealt with -SenatorNigerian Tribune

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Why rape is on the increase, by lawyers, activists – The Nation Newspaper


Why rape is on the increase, by lawyers, activists
The Nation Newspaper
By Precious Igbonwelundu 6 minutes ago Rape cases involving minors and the elderly have been on the increase. Amnesty International, the human rights community and lawyers believe the security agencies are not doing enough to stop the trend, ...
Why Rape Penalties Are Rarely EnforcedLeadership Newspapers

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Cynthia’s murder: Group decries NCC’s lack of control over telecoms operators … – Nigerian Tribune


Cynthia's murder: Group decries NCC's lack of control over telecoms operators ...
Nigerian Tribune
Following the death of Cynthia Osokogu, through the social communication system, a US-based non-governmental organisation (NGO), the Justice for All Nations (JFAN) has decried the Nigerian Communications Commission's alleged lack of regulatory control ...
Cynthia's killers not worthy to live among men – ObiThe Nation Newspaper

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Assassins kills former CBN director – CHANNELS


Assassins kills former CBN director
CHANNELS
Suspected assassins on Sunday killed a former director at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Charles Nwosu along New Market Layout in Owerri, the Imo state Capital. The suspected assassins who were reported to have driven in a Black Toyota jeep ...

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Babangida Aliyu – Why We Want Review of Oil-Sharing Formula – AllAfrica.com


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Babangida Aliyu - Why We Want Review of Oil-Sharing Formula
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By Aisha Wakaso, 25 August 2012 The chairman of the Northern States Governors Forum and Niger State Governor, Dr Muazu Babangida Aliyu, Friday stated that northern governors "cannot be blackmailed or intimidated by any group over its position on the ...
PIB: Stop Blackmailing Northern Governors Forum - AliyuNigerian Tribune
Crisis among govs, meeting on state police, constitution stallsThe Guardian Nigeria
Governors' meeting ends in stalemateThe Nation Newspaper
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Immigration raids Chinese prostitute hideout in Lagos – Nigerian Entertainment Today


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Immigration raids Chinese prostitute hideout in Lagos
Nigerian Entertainment Today
By Ibiene George The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) in Lagos raided an apartment, which is known to house teenage Chinese prostitutes, arresting thirteen of the girls while some others escaped. NET visited the location at 16 Emina Crescent, ...
Teenage Chinese sex workers arrested in LagosP.M. News
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NIS arrests 13 Chinese girls for ProstitutionCHANNELS
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Cynthia’s parents speak out, warn youths – Daily Times Nigeria


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Cynthia's parents speak out, warn youths
Daily Times Nigeria
Late Cynthia Osokogu's parents, at the weekend, disclosed that her killers demanded a ransom of N20 million from the family. They also urged the youth to learn from her death. The parents, retired army General Frank Osokogu and his wife, Joy, ...
Social Media Murder Saga: Cynthia's Parents Open Up At LastNigerian Tribune
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Resuscitating State Police in Nigeria – AllAfrica.com


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Resuscitating State Police in Nigeria
AllAfrica.com
By Olu Obafemi, 25 August 2012 One item in the Constitution review staple that must surely be putting the national Assembly a languid nightmare is the issue of reviving, or not, State Police. Even after a committee has advised the Federal Government ...
Nigeria's wonky federalismThe Nation Newspaper
Nigeria And The Jinx Of True FederalismNigerian Tribune
IG says poor funding affecting police performanceBusinessDay
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Subsidy Trial – Bamanga’s Son, Others Lose Bid to Travel Abroad – AllAfrica.com


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Subsidy Trial - Bamanga's Son, Others Lose Bid to Travel Abroad
AllAfrica.com
By Nurudeen Oyewole, 25 August 2012 Lagos — An Ikeja High Court yesterday turned down an application by Bamanga Tukur's son, Mahmud Tukur, and two others implicated in the fuel subsidy scam to travel abroad. Justice Lateefat Folami, while refusing Mr.
Court Denies Tukur, Others Bid To Travel AbroadThe Guardian Nigeria
Court rejects Tukur's, Alao's sons' requests for overseas tripsThe Nation Newspaper
Overseas Travel: Wait For Trial JudgeNigerian Tribune
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Flood Kills 9, Displaced Residents Take Refuge In Old Prison – The Guardian Nigeria


Flood Kills 9, Displaced Residents Take Refuge In Old Prison
The Guardian Nigeria
TRAGEDY struck Gashua in Yobe State last week when nine residents lost their lives to flood and over 200 houses were destroyed. Also reported was an attack Friday morning on the Nigerian Agricultural and Cooperative Bank (NACB) where a policeman was ...
Two die as Gunmen invade bank in YobeCHANNELS
Boko Haram, Rainstorm Kill Six in GashuaTHISDAY Live
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2015 : Igbo should wait for Jonathan’s decision, says Obi – The Nation Newspaper


2015 : Igbo should wait for Jonathan's decision, says Obi
The Nation Newspaper
By Nwanosike Onu, Awka 1 hour ago THE Special Adviser to the President on Inter Party Relations, Chief Ben Obi has declared that the South East must wait for President Goodluck Jonathan to make up his mind on whether to seek re-election in 2015 for any ...
'Whither Igbo President In 2015, Hold Ohanaeze Responsible'The Guardian Nigeria
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Presbyterian Church wants Green Tree Agreement revisited – The Nation Newspaper


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Presbyterian Church wants Green Tree Agreement revisited
The Nation Newspaper
By Our Reporter 18 hours 55 minutes ago The Presbyterian Church of Nigeria has urged the National Assembly to revisit the Green Tree Agreement by which Nigeria ceded the oil rich Bakassi peninsula to Cameroun in 2006, to ensure justice and fair play in ...
Nigeria, Cameroon Have Failed Bakassi, Says FalanaTHISDAY Live
Bakassi: Between The Devil And The Deep Blue SeaNigerian Tribune
Bakassi people were short-changed – Prof. OyebodeCHANNELS
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Ndigbo must change strategy to produce president, says Okorocha – The Nation Newspaper


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Ndigbo must change strategy to produce president, says Okorocha
The Nation Newspaper
By Sam Egburonu, Associate Editor 18 hours 20 minutes ago THE Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has urged Ndigbo to change strategy and be more business-like to produce the president in 2015. Okorocha, in an interview, denied insinuations ...
Imo Makes Possession Of Igbo Language Compulsory For Admission Into Higher ...The Guardian Nigeria
APGA urges opposition to support Okorocha's rescue missionBusinessDay
Ojukwu did not fight civil war for secession - OkorochaNigerian Tribune
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Gemade’s loss, Suswam’s gain – The Nation


Gemade's loss, Suswam's gain
The Nation
By Odogwu Emeka Odogwu 6 hours 13 minutes ago A few weeks ago, Ripples exclusively broke the story of the pressure being put on the Benue State Governor, Gabriel Suswam to contest for the Benue North senatorial seat in 2015.
Gemade Blames Brother-In-Law For His Political WoesThe Guardian Nigeria

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How ESUT VC, Onyeji, Was Released – The Guardian Nigeria


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How ESUT VC, Onyeji, Was Released
The Guardian Nigeria
SPECULATIONS over how the abducted Vice Chancellor of Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), Prof Cyprian Onyeji, regained his freedom have been put to rest, as facts emerged yesterday that his release was facilitated by efforts of ...
ESUT Vice Chancellor regains freedomCHANNELS
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“No Boko Haram in Okene” Police Commissioner Insists, Says at least 1, 000 AK … – Information Nigeria


“No Boko Haram in Okene” Police Commissioner Insists, Says at least 1, 000 AK ...
Information Nigeria
Information emerging from police authority has revealed that there are no fewer than, 1, 000 illegally acquired AK 47 riffles in private hands in Okene, Central Senatorial District – Kogi State. The information was made known by the Kogi State ...
Insecurity: Over 1000 Illegal Arms In Private Hands In Kogi Central -CPNigerian Tribune
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Lack of National Identity Working Against Nigeria’s Unity – Aregbesola – AllAfrica.com


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Lack of National Identity Working Against Nigeria's Unity - Aregbesola
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By Gbenga Olarinoye, 24 August 2012 Osogbo — Osun state governor, Mr Rauf Aregbesola has identified lack of a national cultural identity among the diverse people of Nigeria as one of the major challenges working against the nation's unity.
Cultural identity a catalyst for nation's unity — AregbesolaThe Nation Newspaper
Flood Overruns MinnaNigerian Tribune
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Boko Haram: Nigeria is now the most dangerous place to live – Tinubu – CHANNELS


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Boko Haram: Nigeria is now the most dangerous place to live – Tinubu
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The Former Governor of Lagos State and National Leader of Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has expressed concern at the rate at which Nigeria is disintegrating. Delivering a speech titled “The Role of the Opposition in Meeting ...
Fed Govt replies Tinubu over US commentsThe Nation Newspaper
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Learn From My Daughter’s Mistake, Cynthia’s Father Tells Youths – The Guardian Nigeria


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Learn From My Daughter's Mistake, Cynthia's Father Tells Youths
The Guardian Nigeria
MAJ. Gen. Frank Osokogu, father of Cynthia, the young lady who was murdered in Lagos by her Facebook friends, has admonished all youths to beware of trusting total strangers they meet only on Facebook and other social media. If other youths are saved ...
My Daughter's Death Lesson for Youths to Be WaryTHISDAY Live
'It's wrong to hide Cynthia's 'killers' faces'The Nation Newspaper
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Minister decries wrong use of social media – The Nation Newspaper


Minister decries wrong use of social media
The Nation Newspaper
By Augustine Ehikioya, Abuja 2 minutes ago Blaming poor regulatory policies by government and key stakeholders, the Minister of Information, Mr. Labaran Maku, yesterday lamented the mischievous use of the social media by some Nigerians.
Wamakko, Maku Commend Media's Role In Nation BuildingThe Guardian Nigeria
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Media Should Help in Nation Building by Portraying Nigeria in Good Light - NBCInformation Nigeria
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Fuel Subsidy:FG To Make Amount Recovered From Indicted Marketers Public – Nigerian Tribune


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Fuel Subsidy:FG To Make Amount Recovered From Indicted Marketers Public
Nigerian Tribune
The Federal Government said on Friday that it would soon come out with the total amount it had, so far recovered from indicted oil marketers. The government had paid a total of N1.3trillion to fuel marketers as subsidy last year while some marketers, ...
N400b subsidy cash: Firms making refunds, says govtThe Nation Newspaper
Indicted oil firms commence refund of subsidy moneyBusinessDay
National Economic Council commends FG on prosecution of subsidy suspectsCHANNELS
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Confusion As FCTA Raises Two Committees On Environment In One Year – Nigerian Tribune


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Confusion As FCTA Raises Two Committees On Environment In One Year
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It was both confusion and drama on Thursday as the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) set up a committee to tackle environmental challenges in Abuja, a year after a similar committee was constituted without any achievement and official ...
FCTA to engage 300 youths in cleanup exerciseDaily Times Nigeria
Property Tax in AbujaAllAfrica.com
'Poor Funding Marred Abuja Clean And Green Initiative'Leadership Newspapers
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Hillary Clinton’s Brief Visit To Nigeria – Nigerian Tribune


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Hillary Clinton's Brief Visit To Nigeria
Nigerian Tribune
In the context of national security, Nigeria continues to get beaten black and blue by the day, as gunmen, suspected to be members of Boko Haram, raid practically every nook and cranny of the nation's major cities with unimaginable impunity, ...
The role of opposition in meeting Nigeria's challengesThe Nation Newspaper
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More than 1000 AK 47 rifles, other dangerous weapons in illegal hands in Okene … – BusinessDay


More than 1000 AK 47 rifles, other dangerous weapons in illegal hands in Okene ...
BusinessDay
The Commissioner of Police in Kogi, Mr Mohammed Katsina, said on Friday that more than 1000 AK 47 rifles were among the dangerous weapons believed to be in circulation in Okene and its environs. He said this in Lokoja while parading some suspects, ...

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We’ll continue to promote democracy, stability and development –Jonathan – CHANNELS


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We'll continue to promote democracy, stability and development –Jonathan
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President Goodluck Jonathan said Friday in Abuja that the Federal Government will continue to work with Britain and other developed nations to promote good governance, political stability and socio- economic development in Nigeria and other African ...

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INEC Fixes Sept. 15 For Zaria By-election – Leadership Newspapers


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INEC Fixes Sept. 15 For Zaria By-election
Leadership Newspapers
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Sept. 15 for the conduct of by-election for the Zaria Constituency Seat in Kaduna State House of Assembly. The Resident Electoral Commissioner, Alhaji Halliru Tambuwal, announced the date ...
INEC postpones by-electionThe Nation Newspaper
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Nigerian Envoys Abroad To Sign Performance Bond — Minister – Leadership Newspapers


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Nigerian Envoys Abroad To Sign Performance Bond -- Minister
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Nigeria's envoys are to sign a performance bond, Dr Olugbenga Ashiru, Minister of Foreign Affairs, has said. Ashiru told the Europe Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Manchester, that the policy was in line with the performance bond ...
Nigeria's foreign envoys to sign performance bondThe Nation
FG to open Consulate in ManchesterThe Nation Newspaper

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NUT pursues retirement age extension – Daily Times Nigeria


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NUT pursues retirement age extension
Daily Times Nigeria
The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), on Thursday in Abuja, requested that an extra five years to be added to the retirement age of primary and secondary school teachers. The national president of the union, Michael Olukoya, made the request when he ...
Minister begs teachers over non-payment of N1.44b allowancesThe Nation Newspaper
MDGs training: FG admits withholding teachers' allowanceNigerian Tribune
Teachers threaten not to resume new sessionCHANNELS
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