Monthly Archives: December 2012

NCS valuation unit recovers N5.2bn – BusinessDay


BusinessDay
NCS valuation unit recovers N5.2bn
BusinessDay
The Trade and Tariff Department of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) recovered N5.2 billion revenue from direct notices issued by its valuation unit from January to September, a publication from the service said on Monday. The report is contained in the
NCS Records 95 Deaths In 2012Leadership Newspapers

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Compel Jonathan To Remove Fuel Subsidy, Man Asks … – CHANNELS

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Fire burns Lagos Deputy Gov.’s residence – News24


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Fire burns Lagos Deputy Gov.'s residence
News24
Lagos – The police on Sunday said the fire at the residence of Mrs Adejoke Adefulire, Lagos State Deputy Governor, was a minor incident. The Area Commander, Area `A' Command Lion Building, ACP Imohinmi Edgal, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)
Fire Guts Section Of Lagos Deputy Governor's ResidenceLeadership Newspapers
Fire at Lagos Deputy Governor's HouseTHISDAY Live
Fire scare at Lagos deputy governor's residenceP.M. News
Codewit Global Network
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CNPP Seeks Travel Ban Against Corrupt Leaders – AllAfrica.com

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Terrorism and Recruitment Into the Immigration Service – AllAfrica.com


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Terrorism and Recruitment Into the Immigration Service
AllAfrica.com
If you haven't been following developments in the alleged discriminatory recruitment into the Nigeria Immigration Service–which has now been overturned by the Ministry of Interior–you would be excused if you think I'm nuts for having "terrorism," "recruitment"
Immigration repatriates 16738 illegal migrants in 2012Daily Times Nigeria
We Will Notify Nigerians Before Recruiting – Immigration CGLeadership Newspapers

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Is the 2013 federal budget ready? – The Punch


WorldStage
Is the 2013 federal budget ready?
The Punch
The presentation of the 2013 federal budget proposals to the National Assembly in October was a departure from the late presentation of budgets to the National Assembly in recent years. Nigerians, understandably, applauded the President and the Finance
Exclusion Of SEC From 2013 Budget: Why Nigeria Must Act FastThe Guardian Nigeria
Lagos Chamber applauds early passage of 2013 budget, urges National WorldStage
Budget 2013: Row over benchmark deepensThe Nation

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CAF executive seat: NSC leaves Maigari out in the cold – Nigerian Tribune


Nigerian Tribune
CAF executive seat: NSC leaves Maigari out in the cold
Nigerian Tribune
The hope and aspiration of the president, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Alhaji Aminu Maigari to win a seat on the Confederation of African Football (CAF) executive committee may be a mirage after all. Maigari had declared his ambition to fill the seat
NFF to consolidate on 2012 gains — MaigariThe Nation

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Asari-Dokubo Misguided, Mischievious – Kinsmen – Leadership Newspapers


Daily Sun
Asari-Dokubo Misguided, Mischievious – Kinsmen
Leadership Newspapers
Kinsmen of Alhaji Asari Dokubo, under the aegis of The Okirika National Youth Movement, have described his recent outburst against President Goodluck Jonathan as mischievous. The group, in a statement yesterday, said that his coordinated diatribe on the
2015: Group slams Dokubo-Asari over commentsNigerian Tribune
2015: Presidency Faults Asari On CommentOsun Defender
2015: Pro-Jonathan group hits back at Asari DokuboThe Nation
THISDAY Live –Daily Sun
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The Senate In 2012 – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers
The Senate In 2012
Leadership Newspapers
Chibuzo Ukaibe, in this piece reflects on the activities of the Senate in the last one year. For a year that had the trappings of great potentials for the nation, its pains, sorrows and few joys, were reflected in the mood of the Senate. Naturally, there were high and
From the Senate – the Senate's 2012 Unfinished BusinessEquities.com
Senate: The unfinished businessesNigerian Tribune
2013: What fate for PIB, other bills?The Nation

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Policeman, 4 others killed as Boko Haram, JTF clash in Yobe – Nigerian Tribune


CHANNELS
Policeman, 4 others killed as Boko Haram, JTF clash in Yobe
Nigerian Tribune
A policeman attached to the military Joint Task Force (JTF) in Yobe State was among the five persons killed at the weekend during a gun duel betweeb members of the Boko Haram sect and men of the task force in Yindiski area near Potiskum in Yobe State.
JTF Kills Four Suspected Members Of Boko Haram In YobeCHANNELS

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Jonathan, Okonjo-Iweala dragged to court over fuel subsidy – Nigerian Tribune

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Yahaya resigns from ANPP, BoT – Nigerian Tribune

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Obasanjo urges Egbaland monarchs to work for peace – Daily Times Nigeria


CHANNELS
Obasanjo urges Egbaland monarchs to work for peace
Daily Times Nigeria
Former president Olusegun Obasanjo, has appealed to prominent traditional rulers in Egbaland to work for peace and reconciliation. Obasanjo made the appeal at the end of the meeting of the Special Committee on the unity of the four sectional Obas in
Obasanjo, Amosun Reconcile Traditional Rulers In EgbalandCHANNELS
Obasanjo, others settle rift among Egba monarchsInformation Nigeria
Obasanjo, Shonekan, Others End 20-yr-old Egba Chiefs' CrisisLeadership Newspapers
Osun Defender
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Why Delta introduced free healthcare, by Uduaghan – The Guardian Nigeria

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2 Killed, 1500 Displaced in Nigeria Clash – CRIENGLISH.com

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Kidnappers abduct Gombe lawmaker – Daily Times Nigeria

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We Will Notify Nigerians Before Recruiting – Immigration CG – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers
We Will Notify Nigerians Before Recruiting – Immigration CG
Leadership Newspapers
Mrs Rose Uzoma, the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), said that Nigerians would be notified before the commencement of the planned recruitment into the service. Uzoma said at a News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) forum in Abuja

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When Bangers Wreck Havocs On – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers
When Bangers Wreck Havocs On
Leadership Newspapers
To say that residents of Lagos were in a panic on boxing day when a loud blast was said to have thrown people helter-skelter would be an understatement. However the blast initially believed to have been a bomb, turned out to be from firecrackers in a
Jankara, where crime and law mix freely •Why inferno went wildNigerian Tribune
Lagos Explosion – Buildings to Undergo Integrity TestAllAfrica.com
Lagos marks 50 Houses For Integrity TestsP.M. News
Osun Defender
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2012: Season Of Controversial – Leadership Newspapers

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2012: Season Of Controversial – Leadership Newspapers

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Azazi: A General’s Final Exit – THISDAY Live


Osun Defender
Azazi: A General's Final Exit
THISDAY Live
General Andrew Owoye Azazi was a military officer to the core. He was highly taciturn, and a man who chose his words carefully, knowing that every word carries weight and implication. It was not surprising when as the National Security Adviser to the
Jonathan, Cleric Feud Over Corruption At Azazi's BurialLeadership Newspapers
No Regrets Appointing Azazi As NSA, Says JonathanThe Guardian Nigeria
Amaechi Names Street In Port Harcourt After AzaziCHANNELS
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CPC, ACN, ANPP raise committees over mega party – Nigerian Tribune


Somaliland Sun
CPC, ACN, ANPP raise committees over mega party
Nigerian Tribune
Fresh crisis appears to have hit the top echelons of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), following the intensification of plans to form a mega party alliance with top opposition parties, including the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) and the All
2013: Animating the landscape for 2015The Punch
2013 and the opposition's mega party plansThe Nation
Nigeria in the Hands of CPC Will Become Somalia – PDPSomaliland Sun

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Ajimobi, Fasanmi eulogise Adegbonmire – Nigerian Tribune

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Politics of Bajoga’s journey to Sir Kashim Ibrahim House – Nigerian Tribune


Nigerian Tribune
Politics of Bajoga's journey to Sir Kashim Ibrahim House
Nigerian Tribune
Regional Editor, North-West, HASSAN IBRAHIM, examines the political undercurrents, negotiations and the manoeuvres that occurred before Ambassador Nuhu Bajoga was finally picked as new deputy governor of Kaduna State. AMBASSADOR Nuhu Audu
Bajoga Takes Oath Of OfficeThe Guardian Nigeria
Bajoga's Age Is An AdvantageLeadership Newspapers
Bajoga sworn in as deputy governor, Kaduna StateOsun Defender
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Human Rights Commission Blasts SSS For Detaining Journalists Without Charges – CHANNELS


CHANNELS
Human Rights Commission Blasts SSS For Detaining Journalists Without Charges
CHANNELS
The Nigeria's National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has criticized the State Secret Service (SSS) for detaining two journalists for several days without charges. In a statement released on Saturday, the Chairman of the Commission, Chidi Odinkalu said
Nigeria rights leader blasts journalists detentionThe Associated Press
Nigeria: The IFJ Condemns the Detention of Two Journalists in NigeriaAllAfrica.com

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Human Rights Commission Blasts SSS For Detaining Journalists Without Charges – CHANNELS


CHANNELS
Human Rights Commission Blasts SSS For Detaining Journalists Without Charges
CHANNELS
The Nigeria's National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has criticized the State Secret Service (SSS) for detaining two journalists for several days without charges. In a statement released on Saturday, the Chairman of the Commission, Chidi Odinkalu said
Nigeria rights leader blasts journalists detentionThe Associated Press
Nigeria: The IFJ Condemns the Detention of Two Journalists in NigeriaAllAfrica.com

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Lagos targets 370 income tax defaulters – P.M. News


P.M. News
Lagos targets 370 income tax defaulters
P.M. News
Nigeria's Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola Raji said his government would soon swoop on 370 high net-worth residents of the state who have been tax dodgers. At a year end ceremony at the Yoruba Tennis Club, Fashola disclosed that his
Fijabi wins Fashola's beltNigerian Tribune
Lagos Assembly passes 2013 budgetThe Nation
Fashola Lists Gains of State Traffic Law, Gives Sectoral ScorecardTHISDAY Live
AllAfrica.com –Leadership Newspapers
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Nigeria’s governors annus horribilis – P.M. News


P.M. News
Nigeria's governors annus horribilis
P.M. News
For many Nigerian state governors, it's a year of the locust. From the tragic death of one, to near death experiences for two, and two others reportedly battling near terminal illnesses, it's a year to wish away. The ghastly auto crash, yesterday, in which Governor
Gov. Suntai Will Be Back SoonLeadership Newspapers
Nigeria: Season of sorrow for governorsCodewit Global Network
My Condolence, Mr PresidentTHISDAY Live
Daily Sun
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Knocks, expectations as 2013 approaches – The Punch

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Aregbesola’s Administration: Mid-term Assessment – Osun Defender


P.M. News
Aregbesola's Administration: Mid-term Assessment
Osun Defender
As I write this piece to you at OSUN DEFENDER, the event which took place at the recent episode of the programme: “Ogbemi Till Day Break”, held to commemorate the second year in office of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola and his team of progressives keep
Osun State to spend N1bn on rehabilitation of hospitals in 2013The Nation
Osun expends N2.6bn on education subventionNigerian Tribune
Free uniforms for Osun students, computers on the wayP.M. News
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20 feared killed as gunmen attack prison, police station in Adamawa •Professor … – Nigerian Tribune

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Jankara, where crime and law mix freely •Why inferno went wild – Nigerian Tribune


Nigerian Tribune
Jankara, where crime and law mix freely •Why inferno went wild
Nigerian Tribune
The victims of Tuesday morning fire that razed the famed Jankara Market are still counting their losses. Though the stockpiling of fire crackers in one of the shops (an alleged illegality) has been blamed for what has become the latest tragedy to have befallen
Lagos explosions: 1500 shops shut, traders lamentThe Punch

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Travellers trapped on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway – Nigerian Tribune

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Lamido, Imam Urge Muslim Women To Study Gynaecology – The Guardian Nigeria

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Borno Governor Weeps At Budget Presentation – Information Nigeria


BusinessDay
Borno Governor Weeps At Budget Presentation
Information Nigeria
GOVERNOR KASHIM SHETTIMA PRESENTING THE BUDGET PROPOSAL TO THE SPEAKER OF THE STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY, ABDULKARIM LAWAN. It is not every time you see or hear a governor weeping but not for the chief executive of Borno
Shettima presents N184bn budget for 2013BusinessDay
Borno State government constructs 150 boreholesThe Guardian Nigeria
Governor Renews Call On BokoLeadership Newspapers
THISDAY Live
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Kidnapping In Nigeria: The Police Connection – P.M. News


P.M. News
Kidnapping In Nigeria: The Police Connection
P.M. News
The abduction of Nkiru Sylvanus, a Nollywood actress who won the heart of Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state, southeast Nigeria, to become his Special Assistant on Public Affairs came as shocking when the news broke recently. Nkiru Sylvanus

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Kebbi to spend N5bn oil subsidy fund on job creation – BusinessDay


BusinessDay
Kebbi to spend N5bn oil subsidy fund on job creation
BusinessDay
The Kebbi government on Thursday said it would create 5,000 jobs with N5 billion oil subsidy fund (SURE-P) that accrued to the state. Governor Saidu Dakingari made the explanation in Birnin Kebbi when he received members of the task force on polio
Kebbi Elders Forum Wants Dakingari To Establish IndustriesLeadership Newspapers

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Kwara Govt. Approves Riders Uniform for Commercial Motorcycle – CHANNELS


Leadership Newspapers
Kwara Govt. Approves Riders Uniform for Commercial Motorcycle
CHANNELS
In order to reduce crime to a barest minimum, the Kwara state government has launched a single uniform for easy recognition and issuance of identity cards to commercial motorcycle riders in the state. The commercial motorcycle riders which had several
Kwara re-defines operations of commercial motorcyclistsThe Guardian Nigeria
Kwara streamlines Okada riders associations from 65 to sevenWorldStage

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Army Denies Claims Of Religious Or Ethnic Sentiments In Officers’ Retirements – Information Nigeria


Osun Defender
Army Denies Claims Of Religious Or Ethnic Sentiments In Officers' Retirements
Information Nigeria
army logo Despite the reported grumblings emanating from the top echelon of the Nigerian Army especially those affected by the recent retirements, the Army authorities have denied reports and insinuations that it forcefully retired 51 of its officers including
Nigeria Army denies ethnic, religious bias in officers' retirementCodewit Global Network
Officers' retirement followed due process, says ArmyThe Guardian Nigeria
Army Denies Religious Or Ethnic Claims On Officer's RetirementsCHANNELS
THISDAY Live –Leadership Newspapers
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Plateau Police Summons Community Elders Over Killings – CHANNELS


CHANNELS
Plateau Police Summons Community Elders Over Killings
CHANNELS
Three villages of Bachit, Shonong and Rim; all in Riyom local government area of Plateau state witnessed some security challenges during the Christmas celebrations as unknown gunmen ambushing and shooting the villagers that confirmed that five people
Gunmen kill 4 in PlateauNigerian Tribune
3 Killed By Gunmen In PlateauInformation Nigeria

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A Glance Into 2012 – AllAfrica.com


Information Nigeria
A Glance Into 2012
AllAfrica.com
In a matter of days, the world will embrace a New Year. But with all that characterised 2012, Nigerians will not forget the outgoing year in a hurry. In this report, Ademola Adeyemo, Omololu Ogunmade, Shola Oyeyipo, Anayo Okolie, Ayodele Opiah and Nkiruka
More democracy dividends in 2013, says PresidencyThe Guardian Nigeria
2013 Will Be The Year Of Nigeria's Glory – Doyin OkupeCHANNELS
Jonathan's Xmas message: PDP blasts CPCNigerian Tribune
THISDAY Live –Leadership Newspapers –Information Nigeria
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Shades of 2012 – The Punch


Nigerian Observer
Shades of 2012
The Punch
Although Nigerians could not fathom having to cough out N140 for a litre of petrol — a far cry from N65 which it was hitherto sold for – it was the reality that starred them in the face on January 1, 2012. This gave rise to massive and sustained protests otherwise
Taraba lawmakers have acted humanely over Suntai, says HonThe Guardian Nigeria
States' Complaints of Lack of Federal PresenceAllAfrica.com
Full StoryNigerian Observer

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Shades of 2012 – The Punch


Nigerian Observer
Shades of 2012
The Punch
Although Nigerians could not fathom having to cough out N140 for a litre of petrol — a far cry from N65 which it was hitherto sold for – it was the reality that starred them in the face on January 1, 2012. This gave rise to massive and sustained protests otherwise
Taraba lawmakers have acted humanely over Suntai, says HonThe Guardian Nigeria
States' Complaints of Lack of Federal PresenceAllAfrica.com
Full StoryNigerian Observer

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Shades of 2012 – The Punch


Nigerian Observer
Shades of 2012
The Punch
Although Nigerians could not fathom having to cough out N140 for a litre of petrol — a far cry from N65 which it was hitherto sold for – it was the reality that starred them in the face on January 1, 2012. This gave rise to massive and sustained protests otherwise
Taraba lawmakers have acted humanely over Suntai, says HonThe Guardian Nigeria
States' Complaints of Lack of Federal PresenceAllAfrica.com
Full StoryNigerian Observer

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Motor Accident Claims 9, Injures 11 – THISDAY Live

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Fire damages former Nigerian president’s house – Zee News


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Fire damages former Nigerian president's house
Zee News
Fire damages former Nigerian president`s house Abuja: The house of ex-Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo in southwestern city of Abeokuta was on Thursday damaged by a fire outbreak allegedly caused by a power surge. The inferno was brought
Obasanjo's House On FireCHANNELS
Fire at Obasanjo's Hilltop MansionCodewit Global Network
“Obasanjo's house that's razed by fire will become more beautiful” Ex-President Bella Naija
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Explosion: Police after importers of ‘knockout’ •Govt begins demolition exercise – Nigerian Tribune


Nigerian Tribune
Explosion: Police after importers of 'knockout' •Govt begins demolition exercise
Nigerian Tribune
THE police in Lagos State have begun a massive manhunt for the owners of the firecrackers that led to the explosion on Lagos Island on Wednesday. This was disclosed to the Nigerian Tribune by the image maker in charge of the state police command,
Fireworks Inferno: Victims Recount Ordeal, Lament LossesTHISDAY Live
Huge explosion hits market in Nigeria's Lagos Island areaXinhua
Fireworks spark massive blaze in Nigerian cityCNN International
CHANNELS –AFP
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PDP: Adamawa Congresses Hold – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers
PDP: Adamawa Congresses Hold
Leadership Newspapers
The rift between Adamawa State Governor Murtala Nyako and the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, over the conduct of the of PDP congresses has been settled in Bamanga's favour following the conduct of
Nyako/Tukur Rivalry – PDP Committee Insists On Party Congress TodayAllAfrica.com

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Edo rejects ranking as ‘unsafe state’ – The Guardian Nigeria


Information Nigeria
Edo rejects ranking as 'unsafe state'
The Guardian Nigeria
THE Edo State Government has dismissed alleged reports by the United States (U.S.) branding the state a security risk and advising its citizens not to travel to the area. A statement by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Prof. Julius Ihonvbere, said it
US, Taiwan & Canada Warn Citizens Against Non-Essential Travel to NigeriaBella Naija
US, Canada warn citizens against travel in NigeriaCodewit Global Network
Edo Govt Flays Us Security Warning On EdoAllAfrica.com

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EFCC arraigns lawyer over alleged N25m loan fraud – The Guardian Nigeria

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Criticisms trail holiday to Imo civil servants – The Guardian Nigeria


Leadership Newspapers
Criticisms trail holiday to Imo civil servants
The Guardian Nigeria
SCORES of Imo people and bodies have continued to condemn the two-week public holidays offered to civil servants in the state by the Rochas Okorocha administration a few days ago. The governor had recently asked workers controlled by the state
Okorocha, Anyanwu TradeLeadership Newspapers
Family of Abducted Imo Governor's Aide Paid N8 Million Ransom – PoliceAllAfrica.com

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Police Foil Attempt To Bomb Enugu Airport – CHANNELS


CHANNELS
Police Foil Attempt To Bomb Enugu Airport
CHANNELS
The Enugu state Police Command has claimed that it foiled an attempt by four persons to blow up the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu with explosives and the four suspects arrested. The state's police Public Relations Officer, Mr Ebere Amaraizu, who
Police Foils Attempt to bomb Enugu airportDaily Times Nigeria
Four Nabbed Over Alleged Plot To Bomb Enugu AirportInformation Nigeria

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Kano budgets N3.5 bn for university – BusinessDay

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Kwara LG Polls: ACN Accuses Court Of Bias – CHANNELS

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Aliyu Blames Slow Development Of The North On Insecurity – Leadership Newspapers

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Tell them our President is also a muslim — already! – BusinessDay


P.M. News
Tell them our President is also a muslim — already!
BusinessDay
For one who was named Thomas at birth, you would expect this writer to be a Christian. But while I received formal education provided by mostly Christian institutions, being given the name of one of the apostles of Jesus Christ was never a religious decision!
Boko Haram threat harms Cameroon-Nigeria border tradeDeutsche Welle
Nigerian Islamic Cleric Alleges Plot To Wipe Out MuslimsP.M. News
2012 was a banner year for Boko Haram, but not for NigeriansGlobalPost
Focus Taiwan News Channel –AllAfrica.com –Leadership Newspapers
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Obi Blames Poor Road Design for Erosion – AllAfrica.com

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Time for Action On the PIB – AllAfrica.com


Leadership Newspapers
Time for Action On the PIB
AllAfrica.com
No end appears to be in sight for the passing of the much-talked-about and -amended Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), which was first sent to the National Assembly in 2008 by late President Umaru Musa Yar'adua. The bill languished there until it lapsed at the
Oyegun warns on killing Nigeria's oil industry billP.M. News
Why Northern Senators Are Kicking against PIBTHISDAY Live
PIB to top legislative calendar 2013BusinessDay
Leadership Newspapers
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JTF destroys 10000 drums of illegal product, arrest Police ASP – BusinessDay


BusinessDay
JTF destroys 10000 drums of illegal product, arrest Police ASP
BusinessDay
Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Pulo Shield, Sector 3 of the 13 Brigade Nigerian Army, on Wednesday destroyed 10,000 drums used for lifting illegal diesel product in Cross River. Capt. James Joseph, the Public Relations Officer of the 13 Brigade Nigerian

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JTF destroys 10000 drums of illegal product, arrest Police ASP – BusinessDay


BusinessDay
JTF destroys 10000 drums of illegal product, arrest Police ASP
BusinessDay
Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Pulo Shield, Sector 3 of the 13 Brigade Nigerian Army, on Wednesday destroyed 10,000 drums used for lifting illegal diesel product in Cross River. Capt. James Joseph, the Public Relations Officer of the 13 Brigade Nigerian

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Taiwan warns against non-essential travel to Nigeria – Focus Taiwan News Channel


Leadership Newspapers
Taiwan warns against non-essential travel to Nigeria
Focus Taiwan News Channel
Taipei, Dec. 27 (CNA) Taiwan urged its nationals Thursday to avoid non-essential travel to Nigeria, especially during the coming week, amid concerns over another terrorist attack taking place in the African country's capital. Nigerian police have received
Report Predicts Favourable Economic Outlook In 2013Leadership Newspapers

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No Business As Usual in 2013 – ICPC – AllAfrica.com

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Clark condemns waste of N7.282tn derivation fund – Codewit Global Network


Codewit Global Network
Clark condemns waste of N7.282tn derivation fund
Codewit Global Network
Edwin-Clark-360×225 First Republic Minister of Information, Chief Edwin Clark, on Wednesday, berated governors of oil and gas producing states for appropriating 13 per cent derivation fund, totalling N7.282tn in 13 years, meant for the producing
Clark faults govs' appropriation of oil derivation fundThe Guardian Nigeria

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FCTA Realised N1trn Foreign – Leadership Newspapers

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Matters arising from Navy’s Augusta 109 helicopter crash – BusinessDay

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Azazi’s burial programmes begin tomorrow – Nigerian Tribune

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ONDO GOV ELECTION: PDP crisis deepens – Nigerian Tribune

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PDP, The Nigerian Establishment And Political Stability – Leadership Newspapers

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Cocaine trafficker arrested at Lagos Airport – The Guardian Nigeria


P.M. News
Cocaine trafficker arrested at Lagos Airport
The Guardian Nigeria
LUCK ran out on a suspected drug trafficker on Tuesday as he was nabbed by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos. He was caught on his return from Sao Paulo, Brazil, with
48-year-old Man Arrested With 1.620kg Of Cocaine On Christmas DayInformation Nigeria

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Tough times await corrupt persons in 2013, says ICPC – The Guardian Nigeria

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Clark faults govs’ appropriation of oil derivation fund – The Guardian Nigeria

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Boko Haram and Nigeria’s Culture of Violence – Council on Foreign Relations (blog)


Council on Foreign Relations (blog)
Boko Haram and Nigeria's Culture of Violence
Council on Foreign Relations (blog)
Facebook; Twitter; LinkedIn. Boko Haram and Nigeria's Culture of Violence. by John Campbell December 26, 2012. A soldier sits in a truck during a military patrol in Nigeria's central city of Jos 20/01/2010. (kintunde Akinleye/Courtesy Reuters). Share. — Share
Terrorists Viciously Kill 12 in Nigeria in 2 Christmas Eve AttacksAtlanta Black Star
5 Christians killed in northern NigeriaXinhua
12 killed in attacks on two churches in NigeriaCNN
BBC News –World Magazine –Zee News
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Chime attended only 17 events in five years – Investigation – Information Nigeria


Information Nigeria
Chime attended only 17 events in five years – Investigation
Information Nigeria
Enugu-State-Governor-Sullivan-Chime-360×225 A content analysis of newspapers reports of Enugu State Governor Sullivan Chime's programmes and activities since he became governor on May 29, 2007, on Tuesday showed that he had attended only 17

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Obasanjo tasks Amosun on provision of pi… – BusinessDay

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Abuja Residents Celebrate – Leadership Newspapers

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Fire razes ‘fire-cracker’ warehouse on Lagos Island – BusinessDay

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Emir of Dukku dies – P.M. News

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Fashola donates gifts to less privileged – News24


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Fashola donates gifts to less privileged
News24
Lagos – The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has donated gift items to less privileged people at the SOS Children's Village, Isolo, Lagos. The Director of the village, Mr Benjamin Buraimoh, made the disclosure in an interview with the News
Governors Urge Citizens ToLeadership Newspapers
Fashola preaches peace, harmonious co-existence at ChristmasWorldStage
2012 Lagos Christmas CarolThe Nation
THISDAY Live
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2012 bad year for Nigeria – Elechi – BusinessDay


BusinessDay
2012 bad year for Nigeria – Elechi
BusinessDay
Governor Martin Elechi of Ebonyi has described 2012 as a bad year for Nigeria, saying the year can pass as the worst in Nigeria's history. Elechi made the statement on Tuesday at Echialike, his hometown in the Ikwo Local Government Area of the state, while

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Health Minister Charges Hospital Workers On Performance – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers
Health Minister Charges Hospital Workers On Performance
Leadership Newspapers
The Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu has urged the staff of Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki, FETHA, Ebonyi State, to work for the overall success of the hospital. Prof. Chukwu gave the charge on Thursday during an unscheduled working visit

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Christmas In Niger Peaceful Under Tight Security – Leadership Newspapers


CHANNELS
Christmas In Niger Peaceful Under Tight Security
Leadership Newspapers
Christmas celebration in Niger State was peaceful as the security arrangement was water tight around places of worship especially in Minna and Suleja where a Catholic Church was bombed last year at Madalla. In Minna the Secretary to Niger State
Madalla Christmas bombing, one year afterCHANNELS
Lest We Eat, Drink And Forget: Remembering The Christmas Day Madalla Information Nigeria
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Gunmen attack local government boss in Kano – CHANNELS


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Gunmen attack local government boss in Kano
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Unknown gunmen on Tuesday attacked the interim management officer of Dawakin Tofa local government area of Kano state, Alhaji Musa Kambai Sumaila, killing his driver. The council boss who is the supposed target sustained injuries from the attack
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Kano council boss escapes assassinationP.M. News

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Nigeria Attacks Pair Piracy, Kidnappings – AllAfrica.com


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Nigeria Attacks Pair Piracy, Kidnappings
AllAfrica.com
The 23 December pirate attack on an Italian ship 40 nautical miles off the coast of Nigeria's Bayelsa state is part of a growing trend in Africa's Gulf of Guinea region. Four crew members were kidnapped. Land-based kidnappings are also on the rise.
Pirates attack ship off Nigeria, kidnap four sailorsWireUpdate
Pirates kidnap Italian sailors off Nigerian coastZee News
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Christmas: Theodore Orji grants state pardon to eight prisoners – CHANNELS


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Christmas: Theodore Orji grants state pardon to eight prisoners
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The Governor of Abia state, Mr Theodore Orji has granted state pardon to eight prisoners in the state, in line with the Christmas celebration for this year's celebration. They pardoned prisoners are Ngozi Simon, Ngozi Esina, Okwuonu Eme and Lawrence Egbu.
8 prisoners granted pardon in AbiaNews24
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Too Many Parties Unwieldy For Elections – INEC Commissioner – Leadership Newspapers


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Too Many Parties Unwieldy For Elections – INEC Commissioner
Leadership Newspapers
Mr Ishmael Igbani, INEC Commissioner in-charge of Election Monitoring, has said that too many political parties are unwieldy for elections in a developing country like Nigeria. Igbani, who said this in Abuja on Tuesday in an interview with the News Agency of

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Govenor Urges Politicians to Fulfil Electoral Promises – AllAfrica.com


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Govenor Urges Politicians to Fulfil Electoral Promises
AllAfrica.com
Gov Adams Oshiomhole of Edo on Monday advised politicians against seeing their foray into politics as a means of enriching themselves, but as an avenue to serve the people. The governor made the remark at Jattu, Etsako West local government area of
Oshiomhole charges politicians on election promisesThe Guardian Nigeria
Oshiomhole inaugurates state electoral commissionCHANNELS
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FG Cancels Controversial Recruitment Into Nigeria Immigration Service – Information Nigeria


Leadership Newspapers
FG Cancels Controversial Recruitment Into Nigeria Immigration Service
Information Nigeria
Following allegations of skewed recruitment in favour of applicants from certain section of the country and non-advertisement of its recruitment process, the Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro has directed the immediate cancellation of the ongoing
Moro Stops Recruitment in ImmigrationTHISDAY Live
Minister cancels recruitment into immigration serviceP.M. News
FG Cancels Immigration RecruitmentLeadership Newspapers

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Disquiet in Kaduna as Yero Nominates Bajoga Deputy – THISDAY Live


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Disquiet in Kaduna as Yero Nominates Bajoga Deputy
THISDAY Live
Following intense lobbying and politicking, Governor Mukhtar Ramalan Yero of Kaduna State has picked the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, Ambassador Nuhu Bajoga, as his deputy. But his nomination has caused some disquiet
Yero Nominates Bajoga As Deputy GovenorAllAfrica.com
Kaduna: Gov Yero Nominates Bajoga As Deputy Amid ProtestsLeadership Newspapers
Kaduna dep gov: Groups disagree as KDHA screens Bajoga •Southern Kaduna Nigerian Tribune
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Azazi: Nigeria Lost a Great Man, Says Jonathan – THISDAY Live


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Azazi: Nigeria Lost a Great Man, Says Jonathan
THISDAY Live
President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday visited the family of former National Security Adviser (NSA), the late Gen. Andrew Azazi, at his Lagos residence at about 10.20 am and held a closed-door meeting with the widow, Alero, children and grandchildren of
Jonathan, Mark commiserate with Ekweremadu over loss of brother •Jonathan Nigerian Tribune
Azazi was a patriot, says JonathanThe Guardian Nigeria
Helicopter Crash: Jonathan Visits Azazi's Widow In LagosLeadership Newspapers
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EFCC Arrests Babalakin After Leaving Hospital – THISDAY Live


Nigerian Tribune
EFCC Arrests Babalakin After Leaving Hospital
THISDAY Live
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arrested the embattled Chairman of Bi-Courtney Highway Services Limited, Dr. Wale Babalakin, shortly after he was discharged from the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Lagos,
Babalakin arrested at LUTH, granted bailNigerian Tribune
EFCC Re-Arrests Babalakin,Leadership Newspapers
24th December, 2012 16:00At Last, EFCC Apprehends Wale Babalakin!The Streetjournal

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2015: We are not working against Jonathan —Yar’Adua group – Nigerian Tribune


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2015: We are not working against Jonathan —Yar'Adua group
Nigerian Tribune
A group of top politicians, who played key roles in the administration of the late President Umaru Yar'Adua has denied a media report which insinuated that they were plotting against the presumed ambition of President Goodluck Jonathan in 2015.
2015: Yar'Adua Associates Deny Plotting against JonathanTHISDAY Live
2015: Yar'Adua Group Didn'tLeadership Newspapers
2015: Yar'Adua group not involved in secret plot, say Aliero, othersThe Nation

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Plateau PDP, Assembly at loggerheads – The Guardian Nigeria

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PDP closes ranks, plots to oust ACN in Lagos – The Guardian Nigeria


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PDP closes ranks, plots to oust ACN in Lagos
The Guardian Nigeria
THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) must be aware by now of the task it faces in wrestling powers from the ruling Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in Lagos. Notwithstanding the isolated “victories” the PDP earned through the courts after the last council
2015: Be battle ready to take over S/West, Bode George charges PDP leadersNigerian Tribune
Chris Ngige Gives Out Cars, Cash To Aides, Others… Urges Support For ACNInformation Nigeria
Ngige: ACN Will Test Merger with Other Opposition Parties in Anambra 2014THISDAY Live
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Jonathan, Mark, Tambuwal, govs, others charge Christians on Christ’s virtues – Nigerian Tribune


Nigerian Tribune
Jonathan, Mark, Tambuwal, govs, others charge Christians on Christ's virtues
Nigerian Tribune
President Goodluck Jonathan has urged Nigerians to draw inspiration from Christ's enduring personification of selflessness and hard work, stressing his administration's commitment to deliver on its promises. He said in his Christmas message released in
I Will Do More In 2013 – JonathanCHANNELS
Christmas: Jonathan Urges Nigerians to Imbibe Message of ChristTHISDAY Live
Jonathan urges national belief in agendaP.M. News
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This Yuletide gift is unsavoury – Nigerian Tribune

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‘2012 year of peace in Oyo’ – The Guardian Nigeria


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'2012 year of peace in Oyo'
The Guardian Nigeria
THE Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in Oyo State has described 2012 as the year of peace in the state, according to the ACN Publicity Secretary, Dauda Kolawole, who felicitated with Governor Abiola Ajimobi, Christians and the entire residents of Oyo State
ACN Endorses Ajimobi for 2015 PollTHISDAY Live
Oyo ACN adopts Ajimobi state leaderP.M. News
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Sambo denies role in huge cost of VP’s residence – The Guardian Nigeria


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Sambo denies role in huge cost of VP's residence
The Guardian Nigeria
VICE President Namadi Sambo Monday washed its hand off the controversy over the huge amount being spent on the official residence of the Vice President. Sambo, in a statement by his spokesman, Umar Sani, said the concept and choice of a residential
Presidency Defends Cost of VP's ResidenceTHISDAY Live
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Gunman Fires At Villagers In Bauchi Relaxation Joint – CHANNELS


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Gunman Fires At Villagers In Bauchi Relaxation Joint
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Some residents of Bichi Village were today shot at by an unknown gunman, killing many and injuring others, the police have said. The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abbas Abdullahi, confirmed the incident on Monday in Bauchi. Abdullahi, however did
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