Monthly Archives: September 2012

Nigeria at 52 “Our destiny in our hands” Senate President – CHANNELS


CHANNELS

Nigeria at 52 “Our destiny in our hands” Senate President
CHANNELS
In spite of the economic and socio-political challenges facing the nation, only the resolve and willingness of Nigerians to confront the issues headlong would get us out of the woods, the Senate President, Senator David Mark has declared.
Resolve Of Nigerians Will Solve Nation's Problems - MarkLeadership Newspapers

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Bakassi: Senate, Jonathan On Collision Course – Osun Defender


Osun Defender

Bakassi: Senate, Jonathan On Collision Course
Osun Defender
Some senators on Friday spurned President Goodluck Jonathan's position on the ceding of Bakassi Peninsula to Cameroon, insisting that he must take advantage of the provisions of Article 61 of the International Court of Justice statute of 1946 and ...
Bakassi does not belong to Cameroon - OfonagoroNigerian Tribune
Any treaty rejected by National Assembly is an illegality – Femi FalanaCHANNELS
Groups task govt on Bakassi, boundariesThe Guardian Nigeria
Reuters Africa -Voice of America (blog)
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National Hajj Commission to Resume Transportation of Pilgrims – AllAfrica.com


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National Hajj Commission to Resume Transportation of Pilgrims
AllAfrica.com
Alhaji Mohammed Bello, the Chairman, National Hajj Commission (NAHCOM), says that the commission is now ready to resume the transportation of prospective pilgrims to Saudi Arabia, which it earlier suspended for two days.
Hajj: NAHCON Resumes Flight Operations To Saudi ArabiaLeadership Newspapers
Nigeria Protests Saudi Arabia's Detention of Female PilgrimsBloomberg
Nigerian Hajj women held in SaudiBBC News
Nigerian Tribune -The Guardian Nigeria -Myjoyonline.com
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President’s 2013 Budget Presentation in Abeyance – AllAfrica.com


President's 2013 Budget Presentation in Abeyance
AllAfrica.com
The week again ended on a controversial note for the Green Chamber. The House announced its inability to conclude work on the 2013-2015 Medium Term Expenditure Frame Work and Fiscal Strategy Paper. The situation is further compounded by a second ...
FG, House partner to establish Diaspora CentreCHANNELS
House C'ttee Decries Absence Of Policy On DiasporaNigerian Observer

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Ekiti University shut down over protest – Daily Times Nigeria


Ekiti University shut down over protest
Daily Times Nigeria
The Ekiti State University has been shut down indefinitely following a violent protest by students of the institution on Friday. The protest was triggered by the death of a student, Abiola Teslim Yusuf, who was hit by a vehicle on Wednesday.
EKSU grounded by rioting students •Burn cars, vans, damage buildings •3500 ...Nigerian Tribune
Rampage, As Students Protest Colleague's Death, Vent Fury On Varsity's LivestockThe Guardian Nigeria
7 Arrested as EKSU Students Protest Death of ColleagueTHISDAY Live

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Patigi flood victims and their agonies – Nigerian Tribune


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Patigi flood victims and their agonies
Nigerian Tribune
Patigi, a rural and agrarian community in Patigi Local Government Area of Kwara State, is three hours from Ilorin, the state capital. It is very close to Niger State, as only a river separates it from the neighbouring state. About a week ago, ...
FLOOD: 680 people are displaced in Kwara as hectares of farmlands are erodedCHANNELS
7000 people displaced by flood in Nigeria's Kwara stateGlobal Times
Flood: Kwara govt appeals to NEMAWorldStage

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‘Religion Has Been Good, Bad For National Development’ – The Guardian Nigeria


Nigerian Tribune

'Religion Has Been Good, Bad For National Development'
The Guardian Nigeria
The grim realities of insecurity and destruction of life and property, as a result of the Boko Haram insurgency in some parts of the North, would, no doubt, cast a shadow on tomorrow's celebration of Nigeria's 52nd anniversary.
Explosion at north Nigeria Catholic churchLas Vegas Sun
Forget Equitorial Guinea, S/Sudan, military can't rule Nigeria again — AttahNigerian Tribune
Nigerian Terrorist Attack On Catholics Condemned B ...Indepth Africa
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More woes for Nigerians displaced by flood – P.M. News


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More woes for Nigerians displaced by flood
P.M. News
Unabating flood is threatening to sack flood-displaced people at their camp in the LGEA Primary School camp in Lokoja, capital of Kogi state, in central Nigeria. The News Agency of Nigeria reported that the camp, believed to be a safe haven has come ...
Flood Sacks Cemeteries, 43 CommunitiesNigerian Tribune
Flooding to last till November in KogiBusinessDay
A nation ravaged by delugeThe Guardian Nigeria
Business Standard -Jerusalem Post
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Jonathan’s government is not on the right track says Sanya Oni – CHANNELS


Jonathan's government is not on the right track says Sanya Oni
CHANNELS
A member of the Editorial Board of The Nation Newspapers, Mr. Sanya Oni today (Saturday) expressed disappointment over the way the president Goodluck Jonathan has captained the Nigerian ship since the inception of his administration in May 2011.
Nigeria is not on the right track-Sanya OniYouTube

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HID Bags Trinity House 2012 Role Model Award – Osun Defender


Osun Defender

HID Bags Trinity House 2012 Role Model Award
Osun Defender
IMPRESSED by the significant roles of the chairman, board of directors, African Newspapers of Nigeria (ANN) Plc, Chief (Mrs) HID Awolowo, in nation building and promoting democratic ideals, the Trinity House, a non-denominational church established in ...
Encomiums Galore, As HID Receives 2012 Female Leader AwardNigerian Tribune

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Soldiers May Retire at 70 – Chief of Army Staff – AllAfrica.com


Leadership Newspapers

Soldiers May Retire at 70 - Chief of Army Staff
AllAfrica.com
By Bayo Oladeji, 29 September 2012 The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), said yessterday that the Nigerian Army is reviewing the retirement age of soldiers from 60 years to 70 years. He stated this during the commissioning of the Nigerian Army Transformation ...
Nigeria Army seek retirement age of 70years for its officersCHANNELS
Ihejirika: Army to Engage Services of Retired OfficersTHISDAY Live
Soldiers May Retire At 70 — Chief Of Army StaffLeadership Newspapers

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PDP North East opens office – P.M. News


PDP North East opens office
P.M. News
Governor Isa Yuguda, who sent his deputy, Alhaji Sagir Saleh, to open the building described Bauchi “as the birth place of PDP.” “PDP was born in Bauchi State. The party has no ethnic, religious or sectoral coloration,” he said.
Bauchi Gov, Ex-Rep Congratulate Dickson, Tribune's New MDNigerian Tribune

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Police Foil Bank Robbery In – Leadership Newspapers


Police Foil Bank Robbery In
Leadership Newspapers
Men of the Rivers State Police Command yesterday foiled a robbery attack, killing one suspected robber during the exchange of fire with the gang in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. LEADERSHIP WEEKEND learnt that the gang of robbers had gone to ...
Police Killed One In Robbery Attempt In PHThe Guardian Nigeria

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Dana: Court Rescinds Order On – Leadership Newspapers


CHANNELS

Dana: Court Rescinds Order On
Leadership Newspapers
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday rescinded his earlier order which stopped the continuation of the coroner's inquest into the June 3, 2012 crash of an MD83 Dana Air plane in Lagos. Justice Abang, in a ruling, ...
Court strikes out suit seeking to halt inquest into Dana Air crashCHANNELS

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Advocacy on road traffic law, moderation in drinking is catching on, says Fashola – WorldStage


WorldStage

Advocacy on road traffic law, moderation in drinking is catching on, says Fashola
WorldStage
By Press Release Lagos State Governor, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN) on Thursday took the State Motor Park Health Safety Screening Initiative to the Iyana Ipaja Motor Park, with an assertion that the advocacy on road traffic law and moderation in drinking ...
PDP Will Provide Alternative Govt To Lagosians In 2015′P.M. News
Lagos Unveils Measures to Check Alcohol, Cocaine ConsumptionTHISDAY Live
Fashola Approves Use Of Breathalyzer In LagosLeadership Newspapers

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Benefit fraudster with 1400 identities is jailed – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Benefit fraudster with 1400 identities is jailed
Telegraph.co.uk
Adeola Thomas, 38, an illegal immigrant living in Hackney, north London, ran a scam that involved filling out more than 2000 claim forms by hand, Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) said. He managed to get £87000 paid out but was caught when ...
JAILED, ILLEGAL MIGRANT IN £3.8M BENEFIT FRAUDExpress.co.uk
Nigerian couple jailed for identity theft, tax and ...Indepth Africa
Nigerian Couple in the UK Jailed for Trying to Claim £3.8m in Benefits Scam ...Bella Naija
The Streetjournal -Metro
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Death By Hanging: Policemen Shocked Over Colleague’s Fate – P.M. News (blog)


Leadership Newspapers

Death By Hanging: Policemen Shocked Over Colleague's Fate
P.M. News (blog)
The verdict of death by hanging on a policeman who shot dead a three-year old girl by a Lagos High Court yesterday has thrown policemen in Lagos State, Southwest Nigeria into a big shock. The Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja, presided over by Justice ...
Police officer gets death sentence for killing 3 yr old girlCHANNELS
Policeman to die by hanging for murder of 3-yr-old girlNigerian Tribune
Court Sentences Police Corporal To Death For Killing 3-Year-Old GirlLeadership Newspapers

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Gombe floats N20bn bond to execute capital projects – BusinessDay


BusinessDay

Gombe floats N20bn bond to execute capital projects
BusinessDay
The Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Muhammad Hassan on Friday said that the Gombe State Government had issued a N20 billion bond to finance capital projects in the state. Hassan disclosed to newsmen in Gombe that the bond issuer, being Gombe State ...
Gombe Receives Least Federal AllocationLeadership Newspapers

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One hundred million Nigerians with IDs not in order – Agenzia Giornalistica Italia


The Punch

One hundred million Nigerians with IDs not in order
Agenzia Giornalistica Italia
(AGI) Abuja - One hundred million Nigerians, about 75% of the population, have IDs that are fake or partially wrong according to the director general of the National Registry Commission (NIMC), Chris Onyemenam. The lack of a modern identification ...
NIMC workers protest sacking of 4029The Punch
100 million Nigerians to get national IDs in 30 months - FGNigerian Tribune
'100m Nigerians lack proper identification'The Guardian Nigeria
Leadership Newspapers
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Nigeria’s Foreign Policy to Attract Investors – AllAfrica.com


The Punch

Nigeria's Foreign Policy to Attract Investors
AllAfrica.com
By Abdul-Rahman Abubakar, 28 September 2012 President Goodluck Jonathan said the major focus of Nigeria's foreign policy at the moment was to attract direct foreign investments to the country. Speaking at a dinner organised in his honour by the ...
Jonathan foresees economic boom in 2015The Guardian Nigeria
Don't be discouraged •Jonathan tells American investorsNigerian Tribune
Jonathan confident of strong economy by 2020The Punch
CHANNELS -Nigerian Bulletin -Osun Defender
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Fears of flooding still as NEMA predicts collapse of Lake Nyos – The Guardian Nigeria


CHANNELS

Fears of flooding still as NEMA predicts collapse of Lake Nyos
The Guardian Nigeria
A POSSIBLE collapse of Lake Nyos in Western Cameroun in the next 10 years has been predicted by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). When the disaster occurs in the Northwest Province of Cameroon, NEMA said frontline states in Nigeria such ...
Over a million Nigerians will die if Nyos Dam should collapse-NEMACHANNELS
Flooding: 1 million Nigerians may die - NEMANigerian Tribune

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ECOWAS members charged to implement laws of Community Court – CHANNELS


Ghana News Agency

ECOWAS members charged to implement laws of Community Court
CHANNELS
Speaker of the ECOWAS parliament, Senator Ike Ekweremadu has appealed to members of the economic community of West African states to address the role of the community court of justice in the effective implementation of ECOWAS community laws.
'ECOWAS Court should try coup makers, terrorists'The Guardian Nigeria
ECOWAS Parliament advised to help consolidate peace in West AfricaGhana News Agency
ECOWAS Court of Justice Begins New Legal Year On 27th September 2012 in AbujaAllAfrica.com

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Reps stop Jonathan from presenting 2013 budget – BusinessDay


BusinessDay

Reps stop Jonathan from presenting 2013 budget
BusinessDay
The House of Representatives yesterday overruled the request of President Goodluck Jonathan to lay the 2013 budget proposal on Thursday, October 4, 2012 before the National Assembly. The resolution was passed after robust debate following the letter ...
BUDGET 2013: Reps frustrate presentation •The Oct-Dec allocation connection ...Nigerian Tribune
Reps reject Jonathan's date to present 2013 budgetCHANNELS
Budget 2013: Lawmakers Rejects Oct. 4 PresentationOsun Defender
AllAfrica.com -Daily Times Nigeria -Leadership Newspapers
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IG Takes Over Investigation Of Ugochukwu’s Death – Osun Defender


Osun Defender

IG Takes Over Investigation Of Ugochukwu's Death
Osun Defender
Following the unending controversy surrounding the mysterious killing of Mr. Ugochukwu Ozuah in Lagos on September 20, 2012, five days after his wedding, allegedly by men in Police uniform, Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Abubakar, ...
Ugochukwu Ozuah's murder: IGP deploys 'high-tech team' to take over investigationsCHANNELS
Finding Justice for Ugo: Inspector General of Police Deploys 'High-Tech Team ...Bella Naija
IGP Sets Up Committee Over Ugochukwu's DeathLeadership Newspapers
P.M. News
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Police Discover Fresh Arms Factory In Kano – Osun Defender


Osun Defender

Police Discover Fresh Arms Factory In Kano
Osun Defender
The Kano State police command has discovered an arms factory at Hotoro Quarters in the metropolis, barely two weeks after the military Joint Task Force (JTF) in Kano said it had killed the spokesperson of the Boko Haram sect.
Another bomb factory uncovered in KanoNigerian Tribune
Bomb factory found in KanoP.M. News
Kano: Police Seize Arms Cache, Arrest Two SuspectsTHISDAY Live

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President Jonathan: A Success Or Failure? – Osun Defender


Osun Defender

President Jonathan: A Success Or Failure?
Osun Defender
The detractors of President Goodluck Jonathan will retort scornfully that he is a total failure, while his ardent supporters will scream that he is a huge success. But before we decide where to place him, let us look at a few indices upon which to ...
Why Nigerians' welfare hasn't improved - JonathanNigerian Tribune
Jonathan confident of strong economy by 2020The Punch
FG promise to tackle infrastructre deficency in key development areasBusinessDay

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Nigeria@52: FG Declares Oct 1 As Public Holiday – Leadership Newspapers


Nigeria@52: FG Declares Oct 1 As Public Holiday
Leadership Newspapers
The federal government has announced Monday, October 1, as public holiday to mark Nigeria's 52nd independence anniversary, a statement from the Ministry of Interior has said. The statement which was signed by the Ministry's Permanent Secretary, ...
FG declares Oct 1 public holidayNigerian Tribune

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We’re Poised to Chasing Mimiko Out of Ondo—Akeredolu – Osun Defender


Osun Defender

We're Poised to Chasing Mimiko Out of Ondo—Akeredolu
Osun Defender
The ACN gubernatorial Candidate in Ondo state, Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN) was recently in Lagos where he spoke with journalists on a number of issues relating to the October 20th gubernatorial election in the state. Your emergence as governorship candidate ...
Bad Leadership Responsible For Nigeria's Problems, Says MimikoPeace FM Online

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Stable power: NDE urges Mimiko, other govs to invest in solar technology – Nigerian Tribune


Leadership Newspapers

Stable power: NDE urges Mimiko, other govs to invest in solar technology
Nigerian Tribune
TO address the problem of stable power in the country and generate employment for the teeming unemployed youth, the National Directorate of Employment (NDE), on Thursday, tasked Ondo State governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko and other governors across the ...
NDE Urges Govs To Invest In Solar TechnologyLeadership Newspapers

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Iwuanyanwu dismisses Igbo presidency in 2015 – The Punch


The Punch

Iwuanyanwu dismisses Igbo presidency in 2015
The Punch
A Peoples Democratic Party leader in the South-East, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, on Thursday dismissed the possibility of a president of Igbo extraction emerging in 2015, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. The former presidential aspirant said this at ...
Why Igbo may not get president in 2015, by IwuanyanwuThe Nation

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Senate passes work safety bill to make employers pay N5million for worker’s … – CHANNELS


CHANNELS

Senate passes work safety bill to make employers pay N5million for worker's ...
CHANNELS
The Senate has passed a bill seeking to cater for the safety, health and welfare of Nigerian workers which would compel employers to pay a fine of N5million or imprisonment of three years to any person killed or who suffers severe injury resulting from ...
Senate passes bill on labour welfareP.M. News (blog)

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Fight against terrorism boosted as MPs pass Bill – The Standard Digital News


CHANNELS

Fight against terrorism boosted as MPs pass Bill
The Standard Digital News
The fight against terrorism has been enhanced after Parliament passed a Bill providing for measures for the detection and prevention of terrorism. MPs endorsed the Prevention of Terrorism Bill 2012, after factoring in concerns raised by a section of ...
Anti-terrorism bill: Passes second reading at the SenateCHANNELS
Senate seeks life jail for terroristsNigerian Tribune
Senate Seeks Life Setence For TerroristsOsun Defender

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Ajimobi calls for inclusion of security education in the nation’s academic … – CHANNELS


CHANNELS

Ajimobi calls for inclusion of security education in the nation's academic ...
CHANNELS
The Oyo state Governor, Mr Abiola Ajimobi has charged the nation's military and intelligence community to help Nigerians formulate security communities that will be well-equipped to deal with challenges of security as they arise.
Council commissions projects, distributes poverty alleviation materials in IbadanNigerian Tribune
Oyo NURTW: Tokyo calls Governor Ajimobi traitorP.M. News

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At least 14 killed in Nigeria gasoline tanker fire – Seattle Post Intelligencer


At least 14 killed in Nigeria gasoline tanker fire
Seattle Post Intelligencer
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Police in north central Nigeria say at least 14 people have died after a gasoline tanker caught fire and exploded. The Niger State police spokesman told The Associated Press on Thursday that some victims were trying to scoop ...

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NIGERIA: Anger over amnesty programme – IRINnews.org


NIGERIA: Anger over amnesty programme
IRINnews.org
Niger Delta militants handing in their weapons. Some of their leaders say thousands have been excluded from the government amnesty programme LAGOS, 27 September 2012 (IRIN) - The Nigerian government plans to integrate 3642 additional former Niger Delta ...
Amnesty Office Hands Over 35 Ex-militants To Security AgenciesNigerian Observer
Amnesty Office Suspends Six OfficialsTHISDAY Live

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Chinua Achebe’s Biafran memoir ‘There Was a Country’ goes on sale in the UK – CHANNELS


CHANNELS

Chinua Achebe's Biafran memoir 'There Was a Country' goes on sale in the UK
CHANNELS
Renowned Nigerian author Prof Chinua Achebe has published his long-awaited memoir, 'There Was a Country' in the United Kingdom today. The much anticipated work is about the brutal three-year Biafran war, in which he acted as roving cultural ambassador ...
Achebe publishes Biafran memoirBBC News
Nigeria's Achebe returns with long-awaited memoirTimes LIVE

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LP to ACN: You’re stockpiling arms – BusinessDay


BusinessDay

LP to ACN: You're stockpiling arms
BusinessDay
The ruling Labour Party (LP) in Ondo State has alleged that the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) was planning to procure N200million worth of arms and ammunition to use in order to cause violence during the October 20 gubernatorial election.
PDP Has Run Out Of Ideas -ACNP.M. News
You Cannot Declare Senator Borrofice's Seat Vacant – ACNLeadership Newspapers

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Lagos teachers suspend strike – BusinessDay


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Lagos teachers suspend strike
BusinessDay
The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Lagos State chapter, has announced the suspension of the two-day old strike by teachers in public primary and secondary schools in the state. The NUT chairman, Samson Idowu, made the announcement at the end of the ...
Lagos NUT suspends strike •Govt'll accommodate TSS in 2013 budget -FasholaNigerian Tribune
LASTMA officials have no right to drive impounded vehicles – CommissionerCHANNELS
Lagos Police chief promises crime free 'ember' monthsWorldStage
AllAfrica.com -P.M. News -Daily Sun
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CJN to South-Court Justices – Discharge Your Duties Without Fear or Favour – AllAfrica.com


CHANNELS

CJN to South-Court Justices - Discharge Your Duties Without Fear or Favour
AllAfrica.com
By Ikechukwu Nnochiri, 27 September 2012 Abuja — The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Aloma Mariam Muktar, yesterday, charged justices on the Supreme Court bench to be dedicated and discharge their duties without fear or favour, saying it was the ...
Be resolute and undaunted, CJN tells new Supreme Court JudgesCHANNELS
CJN Cautions New JusticesTHISDAY Live
CJN Tasks Justices On PublicLeadership Newspapers

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Election Petition: Oshiomhole challenges Tribunal jurisdiction – Nigerian Observer


Nigerian Observer

Election Petition: Oshiomhole challenges Tribunal jurisdiction
Nigerian Observer
By EUBALDUS ENAHORO BENIN CITY - The counsel to Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, yesterday challenged the competency and Jurisdiction of the tribunal to try the petition filed by the defeated candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ...
Oshiomhole's Counsel Challenges Tribunal's JurisdictionLeadership Newspapers
Election tribunal decides jurisdiction on Airhiavbere's petition against ...Nigerian Tribune
Tight security at Edo Election TribunalP.M. News

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Tambuwal criticizes Okorocha’s "lawlessness" – Daily Times Nigeria


Tambuwal criticizes Okorocha's "lawlessness"
Daily Times Nigeria
Aminu Tambuwal , the Speaker of the House of Representatives, has jabbed governors' usurping of local government powers as “lawlessness”, singling out Imo state's Rochas Okorocha for stern criticism. Okorocha has been embroiled in a running controversy ...
Reps threaten to withhold fund from undemocratic Local council administratorsCHANNELS
Tambuwal To Okorocha: Obey Court Ruling On Imo LGsLeadership Newspapers

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Can The Opposition Stop PDP In 2015? – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers

Can The Opposition Stop PDP In 2015?
Leadership Newspapers
At the last LEADERSHIP Conference/Awards, the opposition parties were lectured on how to successfully wrestle power from the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) in 2015. But the unanswered question remains “Are they listening?
Why pposition wants PDP to fail, says Jonathan's aideWorldStage
Opposition Unites at Leadership ConferenceAllAfrica.com

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Osun releases bursary for 20215 students in 74 tertiary institutions – Nigerian Tribune


Osun Defender

Osun releases bursary for 20215 students in 74 tertiary institutions
Nigerian Tribune
THE Osun State governor, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, has approved the sum of N216, 334000 for 20, 215 final year students who are indegenes of Osun State in 74 tertiary institutions all over the country. This was contained in a release issued by the office of ...
Osun Set To Create 27 New Local Governments, Aregbesola says: “We will adhere ...Osun Defender

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Ahead Ondo gov election… – Nigerian Tribune


BusinessDay

Ahead Ondo gov election...
Nigerian Tribune
THE coalition of youths and students in Ondo State, on Wednesday, said the planned regional integration of the South-West geopolitical zone, being championed by some leaders, was meant to deceive the people of the state. Besides, the coalition also ...
In Ondo, opposition set to tackle 'common foe'The Guardian Nigeria
Ondo guber poll: The heart of the matterBusinessDay
Mimiko Campaign Organisation dismisses opinion pollWorldStage

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In the eyes of the Ogoni – BusinessDay


BusinessDay

In the eyes of the Ogoni
BusinessDay
Solomon Mnaa, a cassava farmer in the Ogoni region of Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta, says he was accosted near his farm by “a gang of soldiers” led by Lieutenant Colonel Paul Okuntimo, head of the regional Internal Security Task-force.
2015: Truth about my ambition, by Senator AbeThe Nation

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Abductors seize seven in Edo, Ogun – The Guardian Nigeria


Abductors seize seven in Edo, Ogun
The Guardian Nigeria
ABDUCTORS have resumed their nefarious activities in Edo and Ogun States by abducting seven persons. Two of the latest victims are the principal of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) Demonstration Senior Secondary School (UDSSS), Mrs. Julie Oboite and ...
Kidnapped hotelier freed after ransom paidP.M. News

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Players begin battle for Akpabio Scrabble tourney’s $15000 – The Guardian Nigeria


Players begin battle for Akpabio Scrabble tourney's $15000
The Guardian Nigeria
TODAY, in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, the sixth edition of Godswill Akpabio International Scrabble Classics will be declared open while players begin contest for the $15000 star prize of the Master's Category. President of the Nigeria Scrabble Federation ...

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Kidnapped hotelier freed after ransom paid – P.M. News


Kidnapped hotelier freed after ransom paid
P.M. News
Respite came the way of Segun Oyebolu, the boss of popular Citi Hotels and Suites, Ijebu Ode, in Nigeria's Ogun state as he was released by his abductors late in the evening of Wednesday. Oyebolu was kidnapped on Sunday evening at his office in Erinlu ...

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FEC approves N7 billion for procurement of textbooks for schools – CHANNELS


CHANNELS

FEC approves N7 billion for procurement of textbooks for schools
CHANNELS
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the purchase of 16 million textbooks and library resources materials for distribution to all public primary schools and Junior Secondary Schools across the country. The Minister of State for ...

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Labaran Maku is a careless talker – Senate President – CHANNELS


BusinessDay

Labaran Maku is a careless talker – Senate President
CHANNELS
The Minister of Information, Labaran Maku, on Tuesday recanted an earlier comment that resolutions of the Senate were merely advisory and not binding on the Executive. Speaking while appearing before the Senate Committee on Information and Media, ...
Senate President – Maku is a Careless TalkerOsun Defender
Maku apologises to Senate over statementBusinessDay
Our Information Minister does not think properly before he talks – Senate ...Information Nigeria
Leadership Newspapers -Daily Times Nigeria
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Sept. 19, 2012: Teacher Contracts – WCVB Boston


Belfast Telegraph

Sept. 19, 2012: Teacher Contracts
WCVB Boston
It is a tale of two cities. In Boston, a new teachers' contract was eventually completed without a strike, the glare of the national media spotlight, and most importantly, without closing schools. By contrast, the teachers' strike in Chicago and ...
Teachers: march together, then strike together against austeritySocialist Party
NASUWT And NUT Teachers Step Up ActionSky News
A people's education platformWashington Post (blog)
AllAfrica.com -The Guardian
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Environmentalist recommends buffer dams as solution to flooding – CHANNELS


Environmentalist recommends buffer dams as solution to flooding
CHANNELS
An Environmentalist, Idowu Salami on Wednesday recommended that the Federal Government should review the design of the variouse dams in Nigeria and identify areas where buffers can be constructed. Mr Salami, who was a guest on Channels Television's ...

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I Got N2m From Our Operations —Suspect Confesses – P.M. News


I Got N2m From Our Operations —Suspect Confesses
P.M. News
One of the three armed robbery suspects allegedly caught with huge arms and ammunition, Uche Okeagbu, 23, has allegedly confessed that he got a total of N2 million from three robbery operations. The police said the suspects were members of the gang ...
Lagos Police in massive arms haulDaily Times Nigeria
Police Arrest Gun Running CartelLeadership Newspapers
Lagos Robbery Attack: Police Arrest Three SuspectsTHISDAY Live

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Sack Lamorde Over $15m Ibori Bribe – Clark – Osun Defender


Osun Defender

Sack Lamorde Over $15m Ibori Bribe – Clark
Osun Defender
Former Federal Commissioner for Information, Chief Edwin Clark, has called on President Goodluck Jonathan to remove the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde, from office. He alleged that Lamorde played some ...
$15 million Ibori bribe: Clark calls for Lamorde's sackCHANNELS
Clark Wants EFCC Boss Sacked Over Ibori's US$15 Million BribeAllAfrica.com
$15m Ibori Bribe: Clark Calls For Lamorde's RemovalLeadership Newspapers
THISDAY Live
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Suspect in ESUT’s VC kidnap arrested – P.M. News


Suspect in ESUT's VC kidnap arrested
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One of the suspected kidnappers of Professor Cyprian Onyeji, the Vice Chancellor of the Enugu State University of Technology (ESUT), has been arrested in Aba, Abia state in eastern Nigeria. Mr Ezekiel Onyike, the Police Public Relations Officer, ...
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FG charges experts on secure use of internet – Daily Times Nigeria


FG charges experts on secure use of internet
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Minster for Communication Technology, Omobola Johnson, has called on experts in the country to ensure a better management of internet to guard against using it to perpetrate evil. The minister made the remarks, on Tuesday, at the Nigerian Internet ...
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Fayose And His Thorny Return – Leadership Newspapers


Fayose And His Thorny Return
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The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) last week re-admitted the former governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose, into its fold. Making the disclosure to newsmen after the meeting, National Publicity Secretary of the ...
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Bankole tasks media on credible political office holders – The Guardian Nigeria


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Bankole tasks media on credible political office holders
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THE father of former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Chief Alani Bankole, has tasked the media in the country to set agenda aimed at ensuring that credible political office holders emerge from the media. Besides, the trial of his son, ...
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Jonathan reiterates commitment to sports development – The Guardian Nigeria


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Jonathan reiterates commitment to sports development
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PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan yesterday reiterated his administration's commitment to sports development as a veritable tool for fostering unity among the youths and the diverse groups of the country. Speaking at the Presidential Villa, Aso Rock, ...
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Kwara gov’s wife offers scholarship to 30 school pupils – Nigerian Tribune


Kwara gov's wife offers scholarship to 30 school pupils
Nigerian Tribune
The wife of Kwara State governor, Mrs Omolewa Ahmed, has said that she would take full responsibility for the education of some 30 indigent primary school pupils in the state. The governor's wife made this known in Malete while flagging off the ``Adopt ...
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Kwara gov’s wife offers scholarship to 30 school pupils – Nigerian Tribune


Kwara gov's wife offers scholarship to 30 school pupils
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The wife of Kwara State governor, Mrs Omolewa Ahmed, has said that she would take full responsibility for the education of some 30 indigent primary school pupils in the state. The governor's wife made this known in Malete while flagging off the ``Adopt ...
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Kwara gov’s wife offers scholarship to 30 school pupils – Nigerian Tribune


Kwara gov's wife offers scholarship to 30 school pupils
Nigerian Tribune
The wife of Kwara State governor, Mrs Omolewa Ahmed, has said that she would take full responsibility for the education of some 30 indigent primary school pupils in the state. The governor's wife made this known in Malete while flagging off the ``Adopt ...
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Gov Ajimobi, don’t forget the 2011 retired teachers – Nigerian Tribune


Gov Ajimobi, don't forget the 2011 retired teachers
Nigerian Tribune
I want to commend the Oyo State governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, for his efforts towards ensuring the payment of the arrears and gratuities of teachers who retired from the state civil service in 2011. After the governor had promised us that he would ...
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Gov Ajimobi, don’t forget the 2011 retired teachers – Nigerian Tribune


Gov Ajimobi, don't forget the 2011 retired teachers
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I want to commend the Oyo State governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, for his efforts towards ensuring the payment of the arrears and gratuities of teachers who retired from the state civil service in 2011. After the governor had promised us that he would ...
Folarin Comes Under FireTHISDAY Live

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Gov Ajimobi, don’t forget the 2011 retired teachers – Nigerian Tribune


Gov Ajimobi, don't forget the 2011 retired teachers
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I want to commend the Oyo State governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, for his efforts towards ensuring the payment of the arrears and gratuities of teachers who retired from the state civil service in 2011. After the governor had promised us that he would ...
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Senate confirms Ekpo Nta as ICPC chairman – CHANNELS


Senate confirms Ekpo Nta as ICPC chairman
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The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Ekpo Una Owo Nta as chairman of Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). President Goodluck Jonathan had earlier requested the Senate to confirm Mr Nta's appointment ...

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SEC workers stage another protest; insist Oteh must go – CHANNELS


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SEC workers stage another protest; insist Oteh must go
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Workers at the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Tuesday protested the issuance of query to its leaders for “gross insubordination, disrespect for constituted authority” by the director general of the Commission, Arunma Oteh.
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Nigeria says senior Islamist killed, 156 arrested in raids – Ahram Online


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Nigeria says senior Islamist killed, 156 arrested in raids
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Nigeria's military said Tuesday that it has killed a senior Boko Haram Islamist leader and arrested 156 suspected members of the group during a weekend raid in northeastern Adamawa state. "In the three-day operation, the town was placed under 24-hour ...
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Suspected Ritualists Kidnap Teenager – P.M. News


Suspected Ritualists Kidnap Teenager
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Suspected ritualists have kidnapped a teenager who was sent on an errand by her father in Otukpo Local Government Area, Benue State, Northcentral Nigeria. The victim's father, Mr. Onyuna Omale, who lives at 1, Harrison Adoga Street, Otukpo, ...
Ritualists kidnap 18-yr-old in BenueNigerian Tribune

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Suspected Ritualists Kidnap Teenager – P.M. News


Suspected Ritualists Kidnap Teenager
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Suspected ritualists have kidnapped a teenager who was sent on an errand by her father in Otukpo Local Government Area, Benue State, Northcentral Nigeria. The victim's father, Mr. Onyuna Omale, who lives at 1, Harrison Adoga Street, Otukpo, ...
Ritualists kidnap 18-yr-old in BenueNigerian Tribune

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Suspected Ritualists Kidnap Teenager – P.M. News


Suspected Ritualists Kidnap Teenager
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Suspected ritualists have kidnapped a teenager who was sent on an errand by her father in Otukpo Local Government Area, Benue State, Northcentral Nigeria. The victim's father, Mr. Onyuna Omale, who lives at 1, Harrison Adoga Street, Otukpo, ...
Ritualists kidnap 18-yr-old in BenueNigerian Tribune

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It is Easier to Destroy than to Build: Minister Claims Demolition of 124, 000 … – Information Nigeria


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It is Easier to Destroy than to Build: Minister Claims Demolition of 124, 000 ...
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The FCT Minister, Sen. Bala Mohammed, while defending this move by the government had said: “We must not allow the FCT to degenerate into something else. We must protect the sanity of the city.” Very beautiful idea! But at what cost? And who pays?
Nigeria: 124000 Houses Demolished in Abuja Since 2010, Says MinisterAllAfrica.com
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Floods take over Makurdi-Gboko road – Daily Times Nigeria


Floods take over Makurdi-Gboko road
Daily Times Nigeria
Floods have reportedly blocked parts of the Makurdi-Gboko highway from Tyo-mu end, about 13 kms from Makurdi, following a recent overflow of the River Benue. The normally busy road which was submerged by flood is now plied mainly by heavy duty vehicles ...
Flood: Gboko-Makurdi RoadLeadership Newspapers
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FG tasks SGF, SSGs on good governance, accountability – BusinessDay


FG tasks SGF, SSGs on good governance, accountability
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President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday advised secretaries to governments at both federal and state levels to ensure good governance, accountability, due process and rule of law for effective service delivery. He gave the advice at the Presidential ...
SGF, SSGs To Deliver Service Via Good Governance, Accountability - JonathanLeadership Newspapers

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Niger flooding: FRSC announces additional alternative routes to FCT – BusinessDay


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Niger flooding: FRSC announces additional alternative routes to FCT
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Following Sunday's closure of Abuja-Lokoja road, the FRSC on Monday announced additional alternative routes for vehicles coming into the nation's capital from the South-South and South West zones. Mr Augustine Aipoh, the zonal commander in charge of ...
LOKOJA FLOOD: Stranded passengers sell personal effects to eat •As FRSC closes ...Nigerian Tribune
Floods kill eight; displace over 1 million in KogiCHANNELS
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Ozuah: Police Maintain Innocence as Principal Witness Flees – THISDAY Live


Ozuah: Police Maintain Innocence as Principal Witness Flees
THISDAY Live
By Chiemelie Ezeobi In the face of mounting public outcry against the alleged murder of 36-year-old Ugochukwu Ozuah, the Lagos State Police Command has maintained its stance that the deceased was shot by suspected armed robbers in police uniform and ...
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"Police deny alleged murder"Daily Times Nigeria
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Impeachment: Shaken House, Standing Still – Leadership Newspapers


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Impeachment: Shaken House, Standing Still
Leadership Newspapers
EDEGBE ODEMWINGIE reports the failed move to unseat the House of Representatives leadership. Of course, the president also buckled to the strong rejection of the proposed N5000 note by both Chambers of the National Assembly, amongst others.
Between Tambuwal and impeachment plottersNigerian Tribune

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Lagos teachers’ strike: Pupils stranded – Nigerian Tribune


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Lagos teachers' strike: Pupils stranded
Nigerian Tribune
Thousands of pupils of Lagos State public schools were stranded on Monday, following the strike action embarked upon by members of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Lagos State wing. The pupils said they came to school, following a purported report ...
NUT Strike Affects Resumption of Schools in LagosTHISDAY Live
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Brainfriend educational software powers PCs for NUT Lagos StateBusinessDay
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Oshiomhole releases N100m for victims of flood – Nigerian Tribune


Oshiomhole releases N100m for victims of flood
Nigerian Tribune
Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has ordered the immediate release of N100 million to provide relief materials for victims of flood disaster which sacked over 20 communities and rendered hundreds of thousands homeless in three local government ...
Niger River Floods Nigerian communitiesP.M. News
Edo releases N100m for flood victimsThe Nation
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Ahead Ondo gov poll… – Nigerian Tribune


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Ahead Ondo gov poll...
Nigerian Tribune
THE Olusegun Mimiko Campaign Organisation, on Monday, berated the immediate past governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Agagu, over his comments and allegations that he was on the verge of being probed by the state government. Agagu had, at the weekend, ...
Mimiko urges credible opinion pollThe Guardian Nigeria
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Absence of co-defendant stalls trial of former FinBank boss – Nigerian Tribune


Absence of co-defendant stalls trial of former FinBank boss
Nigerian Tribune
THE trial of the former Managing Director of FinBank, Mr Okey Nwosu, stalled on Monday before a Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, due to the absence of a former director of the bank, Agnes Ebubedike, who is also standing trial alongside the ...

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Court summons police officer over banker’s murder – The Guardian Nigeria


Court summons police officer over banker's murder
The Guardian Nigeria
A LAGOS High Court sitting in Ikeja has summoned an investigating Police Officer, Sergeant Cletus Bayern, and threatened to arrest him if he once again fails to appear before the court on Friday to conclude his testimony. When the matter came up for ...
Judge Threatens To Arrest Policeman For Impeding Trial Of Murder AccusedLeadership Newspapers

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Kwara govt, ACN trade words over alleged bankruptcy – The Guardian Nigeria


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Kwara govt, ACN trade words over alleged bankruptcy
The Guardian Nigeria
THE Kwara State government at the weekend refuted allegations by the opposition, Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), that the state was bankrupt. According to Dr. Muideen Akorede, the Senior Special Assistant on Media to Governor Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, ...
Kwara govt denies alleged plans to intimidate political opponentsWorldStage
Kwara Govt Wants to Arrest Our Members – ACNOsun Defender

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Nasarawa governor loses three aides in autocrash – CHANNELS


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Nasarawa governor loses three aides in autocrash
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Three male security aides to the Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko al-Makura, have died in an autocrash involving his convoy. The crash occurred on Sunday evening at Kurudu-Dogon Dutse at Kilometre 10 on Nasarawa-Toto Road around 4.30pm Nigerian time as ...
Nasarawa gov's convoy in auto crashNigerian Tribune
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LASEPA Takes Anti-Pollution Campaign To Grassroots – P.M. News


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LASEPA Takes Anti-Pollution Campaign To Grassroots
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The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency, LASEPA, has taken its campaign against all forms of pollution, especially noise, to the grassroots. LASEPA is seeking collaboration with the 20 local governments and 57 local council development areas, ...
Lagos to clamp down on noise pollution by religious centres and industriesCHANNELS

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PPA urges peaceful resolution of oil dispute between Kogi, Anambra – BusinessDay


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PPA urges peaceful resolution of oil dispute between Kogi, Anambra
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The National Secretary, Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA) Peter Ameh, on Monday, called on the Federal Government to resolve the oil dispute between Kogi and Anambra in the interest of peace and the nation. `According to Ameh Elf Oil Company visited ...

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2015: “I Will Re-Contest The PDP Presidential Ticket With Jonathan” – Atiku – Osun Defender


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2015: “I Will Re-Contest The PDP Presidential Ticket With Jonathan” – Atiku
Osun Defender
Former Vice-President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar at the weekend cleared the air over his future political ambition by saying he is ready to contest in the 2015 Presidential election under the platform of the ruling Peoples' Democratic Party [PDP].
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Court to entertain suit seeking to sack governor Chime today – CHANNELS


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Court to entertain suit seeking to sack governor Chime today
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A suit seeking to sack the governor of Enugu state, Mr Sullivan Chime from office, will commence today at the Abuja Division of the Appeal Court. The appeal which was filled by a member of the ruling People's Democratic Party, (PDP), in the state, ...
Suit to Sack Chime - Appeal Court Begins HearingAllAfrica.com

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Gunmen set residence of Yobe Assembly Speaker and… – CHANNELS


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Gunmen set residence of Yobe Assembly Speaker and...
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Unidentified gunmen suspected to be members of Boko Haram, on Sunday, set ablaze residences of the Speaker of the Yobe State House of Assembly, Adamu Dala Dogo, and two others. The other residences that were burnt down were that of a member of the ...
JTF, Police Arrest 32 Terrorism SuspectsThe Guardian Nigeria
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Presidency Cautions against Impeachment Threats – THISDAY Live


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Presidency Cautions against Impeachment Threats
THISDAY Live
By Chuks Okocha and Dele Ogbodo The presidency Sunday cautioned against the unrelenting threats to impeach President Goodluck Jonathan in the wake of the face-off between the National Assembly and the executive over the poor implementation of the 2012 ...
I didn't plot to impeach Jonathan - ChukwumerijeNigerian Tribune
Doyin Okupe, publicity of attack and the rest of usThe Guardian Nigeria
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Senate: Clerics React To Tinubu’s Statement – Nigerian Observer


Senate: Clerics React To Tinubu's Statement
Nigerian Observer
LAGOS - Msgr. Gabriel Osu, Director of Communication, Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos, on Friday urged Nigerians not to misinterpret Senator Bola Tinubu's statement that the senate should be scrapped. Osu, who said this in an interview with newsmen in ...
Scrapping the Nigerian Senate: Senators Fire Back at TinubuInformation Nigeria
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Ajimobi Betrayed Me – Tokyo – AllAfrica.com


Ajimobi Betrayed Me - Tokyo
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By Ola Ajayi, 24 September 2012 Ibadan — THE court-reinstated Chairman of National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, Alhaji Lateef Akinsola, aka Tokyo, said, weekend, Governor Abiola Ajimobi reneged on his pre-election promise to reinstate him as ...
Wanted list: Tokyo's lawyer writes Oyo CPNigerian Tribune

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Abuja Trauma Centre Will Be Ready In 2013 – FG – Leadership Newspapers


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Abuja Trauma Centre Will Be Ready In 2013 – FG
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The federal government has promised to complete work on the on-going National Trauma Centre at the Abuja University Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, Abuja within the first quarter of 2013. The Minister of Information, Mr. Labaran Maku, made the pledge at ...
UATH Right to Revoke Contract for Trauma CentreAllAfrica.com

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PDP raises alarm over Osun mining licence – Nigerian Tribune


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PDP raises alarm over Osun mining licence
Nigerian Tribune
The Osun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused Mr Rauf Aregbesola's government of commencing the process of selling the state's solid minerals mining licence to some leaders of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) based in ...
Qatar firm to aid creation of trade hub in NigeriaOsun Defender

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LG Elections: I’ve No Candidate Yet — Yakowa – Leadership Newspapers


LG Elections: I've No Candidate Yet — Yakowa
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Ahead of the local Government elections slated for December 1, 2012, Governor Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa of Kaduna State yesterday publicly declared that he has never anointed any candidate. The governor who made the declaration at a town-hall meeting in ...
Subtle moves for Sir Kashim Ibrahim House ahead 2015Nigerian Tribune

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Lam Adesina moved to St Nicholas Hospital, Lagos •Health workers’ strike … – Nigerian Tribune


Lam Adesina moved to St Nicholas Hospital, Lagos •Health workers' strike ...
Nigerian Tribune
AILING former governor of Oyo State, Alhaji Lam Adesina, was, on Saturday evening, transferred to Saint Nicholas Hospital, Lagos State, for further medical attention. Nigerian Tribune gathered that the leader of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in ...
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What next for Fashola after 2015? – Nigerian Tribune


What next for Fashola after 2015?
Nigerian Tribune
Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State has become a sort of an enigma in the Nigerian political terrain, with his acclaimed infrastructural transformation of the state. Midway into his second term of office, Assistant Editor, Dapo Falade, ...

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Ijebu-Ode LG establishes 16 AIDS screening centres – Nigerian Tribune


Ijebu-Ode LG establishes 16 AIDS screening centres
Nigerian Tribune
The Ijebu-Ode Local Government Area of Ogun State has established 16 HIV/AIDS screening facilities to provide free screening for the people living with the scourge. Mrs Caroline Oladunjoye, the Manager, Action Committee on HIV/AIDS (LACA) in the ...
Police - How Driver Killed 30, Injured Many While Trying to Evade ArrestAllAfrica.com

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Nigerians should put religious differences aside and embrace peace – Sultan of … – Information Nigeria


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Nigerians should put religious differences aside and embrace peace – Sultan of ...
Information Nigeria
The Sultan of Sokoto, has urged Nigerians to put the unity of the country first in their endeavors, setting aside their religious differences and living together in peace. The sultan made this clear when he paid a courtesy visit to Governor Godswill ...
Sambo, Sultan of Sokoto, Tambuwal call for peaceNigerian Tribune
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Mimiko assures on revival of Ondo ailing industries – WorldStage


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Mimiko assures on revival of Ondo ailing industries
WorldStage
By Press Release Ondo State Governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko at the weekend assured the people of the State of his determination to revive the ailing industries and establish more with a view to providing jobs for the people and boost the state economy at ...
Akeredolu pledges to integrate Ondo with Western NigeriaP.M. News
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