Monthly Archives: March 2013

15 dead in Nigerian Easter military raid – Ninemsn


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15 dead in Nigerian Easter military raid
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Soldiers have raided a suspected hideout for Islamist extremist group Boko Haram in northern Nigeria's largest city of Kano, sparking a clash that left 15 people dead, the military says. Japanese schoolgirls start internet trend · Strangers step in to save lives
Nigerian army says kills 14 Islamist insurgents in raidReuters UK
Musa: States Are Hiding Behind Marginalisation To Promote LazinessThe Guardian Nigeria
Boko Haram faceless because of arrest —ACFNigerian Tribune
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PDP: A Difficult Reconciliation – THISDAY Live


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PDP: A Difficult Reconciliation
THISDAY Live
The recent reconciliation attempt embarked upon by the National Working Committee of Peoples Democratic Party at the six geopolitical zones has exposed the soft underbelly of the party. At least, it has shown that all is not well with the so called largest
Osun PDP flays comment on TukurNigerian Tribune
2015: PDP And Its Endless Reconciliation MovesThe Guardian Nigeria
PDP govs compile constitutional breaches against Tukur, othersOsun Defender
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Dele Momodu: Ave unbreakable, Cum salutant – DailyPost Nigeria


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Dele Momodu: Ave unbreakable, Cum salutant
DailyPost Nigeria
Fellow Nigerians, today is not a normal day. It is so abnormal that I had to search for the appropriate Latin expression for the title of my epistle to you. For the second week running, I'm compelled to pay tribute to one of our fallen heroes. Last week was
Is it a sin to live long –HID AwolowoOsun Defender

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Nigeria: First Lady Patience Jonathan flown abroad for treatment again – Codewit Global Network


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Nigeria: First Lady Patience Jonathan flown abroad for treatment again
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Patience JonathanThere are indications that the wife of President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, has been flown abroad for medical treatment in an undisclosed German hospital. Unconfirmed reports had it that the First Lady's health might have relapsed,
First Lady Travels Abroad ForLeadership Newspapers
Patience Jonathan in Europe for treatment after falling sick againDailyPost Nigeria

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Police officer killed at daughters’ wedding in Borno state – DailyPost Nigeria

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ICPC Laments Non-chalance Over Government Expenditure – THISDAY Live


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ICPC Laments Non-chalance Over Government Expenditure
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The Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Mr. Ekpo Nta, has berated Nigerians for their nonchalant attitude over how public funds were being spent by government officials. This according to him, is largely
ICPC Boss Urges Nigerians To Demand Accountability From LeadersThe Guardian Nigeria

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Keyamo: Group Faults Delta Commissioner’s Advice – THISDAY Live

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PDP ‘ll reverse Aregbesola’s unpopular polices in 2014 —Senator Akinlabi – Nigerian Tribune


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PDP 'll reverse Aregbesola's unpopular polices in 2014 —Senator Akinlabi
Nigerian Tribune
A gubernatorial aspirant on the platform of the People Democratic Party of Nigeria (PDP), in Osun State, Senator Olasunkanmi Akinlabi, has said all the unpopular policies and decisions of the incumbent Governor Rauf Aregbesola would be reversed by his
Aregbesola Decries Religious Disharmony In OsunThe Guardian Nigeria
Aregbesola is an achiever – Osun SpeakerOsun Defender
Governor Rauf Aregbesola wants to Islamise Osun – CANCodewit Global Network
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Lagos Goes After Tax Evaders – The Guardian Nigeria


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Lagos Goes After Tax Evaders
The Guardian Nigeria
Lagos State government may have concluded plans to clampdown on tax evaders and those who make false declaration to cut down their tax obligations. Gov. Babatunde Fashola, gave the hint at a stakeholder conference, in Lagos. He said the grace period
Easter: Fashola preaches oneness, tolerance, restraint as panacea for WorldStage
Fashola Is Persecuting Me for Defending Lagos Slum Dwellers, Activist ClaimsAllAfrica.com

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Lagos Goes After Tax Evaders – The Guardian Nigeria

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Scores killed in Nigeria religious violence – Aljazeera.com


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Scores killed in Nigeria religious violence
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Security tightened after Christian villagers in Plateau state accuse ethnic Fulani Muslims of burning their homes. Last Modified: 30 Mar 2013 19:34. Email Article. Print Article. Share article. Send Feedback. Thousands have been killed or displaced in central
Again, gunmen kill 9 in PlateauNigerian Tribune
Gunmen Kill 20 In Plateau Amidst Easter CelebrationsThe Guardian Nigeria
Nigeria: Over 40 die in Nigeria's recurring violenceAfrique en Ligue
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Speeding truck kills FRSC Marshall – Premium Times


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Speeding truck kills FRSC Marshall
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The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has confirmed the death of one of its men, Iyakwo Danlami, who was killed by a speeding truck. In a statement released on Saturday afternoon, the Corps said Mr. Danlami was a Regular Marshal at its Zariagi Unit

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I am like a son to the Awolowos, says Jonathan – Daily Times Nigeria


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I am like a son to the Awolowos, says Jonathan
Daily Times Nigeria
President Goodluck Jonathan this afternoon paid a condolence visit to HID Awolowo, mother of late Chief Oluwole Awolowo, Publisher/ Vice Chairman of the African Newspapers of Nigeria (ANN) Plc, Publishers of the Tribune titles. Awolowo died on
Northern Governors, ACN mourn Tribune publisher, want legacy protectedPremium Times
Late Chief Oluwole Awolowo – ACN, Fashola, Ashafa, Commisserate With FamilyAllAfrica.com
Oluwole Awolowo's Demise: A Matriarch's AgonyThe Guardian Nigeria
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Do not link Boko Haram with Islam, Governor Aliyu urges Nigerians – Premium Times


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Do not link Boko Haram with Islam, Governor Aliyu urges Nigerians
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Governor Babangida Aliyu of Niger on Friday, urged Nigerians not to link Islam with Boko Harm as “Islam abhors extremism in all aspects.” Mr. Aliyu made the call at the opening ceremony of a three-day workshop for Chief Imams of North Central Zone of
These bombings and killings may wipe out Nigeria – Governor Aliyu raises alarmDailyPost Nigeria
Islam Against Attack On OtherLeadership Newspapers
Insecurity: 'Nigeria may be engulfed, if…'-Gov Aliyu warnsDaily Times Nigeria

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3 killed, 10 others injured in road accidents in southern Nigeria – StarAfrica.com


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3 killed, 10 others injured in road accidents in southern Nigeria
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Three persons were on Friday killed while 10 others were seriously injured in two separate road accidents on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway in south-western Nigeria.The first accident occurred at Sona Breweries in Ijoko area of Sango Ota while the second
3 burn to death on Good FridayNigerian Tribune
Three burnt to death, 10 injured in Ogun accidentsOsun Defender
Three burnt to death in Ogun road accidentsPremium Times

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We are the owners of oil, no force can stop Jonathan’s re-election – Tompolo … – Osun Defender


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We are the owners of oil, no force can stop Jonathan's re-election – Tompolo
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tompolo2 Former Niger Delta militant leader, Ekpemupolo famously known as Tompolo, has affirmed that nothing can stop President Goodluck Jonathan for contesting in the 2015 presidential election. Tompolo gave this affirmation in Oporoza, headquarter of

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Madumere Sworn-In As Imo State Deputy Governor – CHANNELS


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Madumere Sworn-In As Imo State Deputy Governor
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The Former Chief of staff to the Imo state Governor, Mr Eze Madumere (MFR), has been sworn in as the new Deputy Governor of Imo state. The swearing in ceremony took place at the Sam Mbakwe expanded EXCO chambers at the Government House in
The Tragedy Of Imo StateThe Guardian Nigeria
Imo Gets New Deputy GovernorLeadership Newspapers

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Don’t use religion to cause havoc, Jonathan advises Nigerians – Osun Defender


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Don't use religion to cause havoc, Jonathan advises Nigerians
Osun Defender
jonathan_goodluck-front_200_200 (1) President Goodluck Jonathan has enjoined Nigerians not to use religion to cause havoc capable of the disrupting the peaceful co-existence among residents. Mr. Jonathan, who was represented by Vice President
Insecurity: Jonathan stresses need for dialogueNigerian Tribune
Jonathan at Islamic confab preaches co-existence by all faithsP.M. News
Why We Must Live In Peace In Nigeria – SultanLeadership Newspapers
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50% of PDP members will move to APC – Says PDP BoT member, Kashim Imam … – Osun Defender

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“His advice comes in bad taste” – Group blasts Delta State official for urging … – DailyPost Nigeria

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Rainstorm destroys 600 houses – Nigerian Tribune

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Reflect on Jesus Christ’s life —Gov Imoke – Nigerian Tribune


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Reflect on Jesus Christ's life —Gov Imoke
Nigerian Tribune
Governor Liyel Imoke of Cross River State, on Friday, advised Nigerians to reflect deeply on the life of Jesus Christ who sacrificed all to redeem mankind. In his Easter message released by the Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Christian Ita, the governor said it was
Imoke Charges Nigerians To Reflect On The Life Of ChristCHANNELS
Easter: President Jonathan urges Nigerians to live in peace and onenessDailyPost Nigeria

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Let’s keep hope alive —Amosun – Nigerian Tribune

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The story of my beginning -Oluwole Awolowo, 1942-2013 – Nigerian Tribune


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The story of my beginning -Oluwole Awolowo, 1942-2013
Nigerian Tribune
WHENEVER I reflect on my journey on earth so far, I tend to conclude that my whole existence must have been influenced by circumstances of my birth. Whether this observation is psychological or real, events as shall be seen later attest to this feeling.

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Man To Die By Hanging For Killing Kinsman – The Guardian Nigeria

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JTF Arrests Boko Haram Commandant In Kano, Beefs Up Security For Easter – The Guardian Nigeria


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JTF Arrests Boko Haram Commandant In Kano, Beefs Up Security For Easter
The Guardian Nigeria
THE Joint Military Task Force (JTF) has captured one of the top commandants of the Boko Haram sect on Thursday evening in Kano. The arrested commandant was said to be one of the leaders topping the list of Boko Haram members declared wanted by the
Nigerian Troops Arrest Five Suspected Islamists in KanoBloomberg
JTF uncovers another bomb factory in KanoNigerian Tribune
Soldiers capture five Boko Haram suspects, seize Kalashnikovs in KanoPremium Times
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68 year old woman escapes from her abductors – P.M. News

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Presidency orders SSS to investigate killing of 2 NSCDC officers in Lagos – allvoices


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Presidency orders SSS to investigate killing of 2 NSCDC officers in Lagos
allvoices
There are strong indications that the presidency has ordered the State Security Service, SSS to investigate the recent killing of two personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Ikorodu area of Lagos, south-west Nigeria. www.allvoices.com
Police Briefs President On NSCDC MurderCHANNELS
NSCDC killing: Jonathan summons police top brassNigerian Tribune
President summons police chiefs over clash with defence corpsThe Guardian Nigeria
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Easter: Imoke charges Nigerians to reflect on life of Christ – Daily Times Nigeria

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Falana: Govt not persuasive on Alamieyeseigha – P.M. News


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Falana: Govt not persuasive on Alamieyeseigha
P.M. News
Nigeria's leading human rights lawyer and Senior advocate, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) has criticised 'the arrogant' posturing of aides of President Goodluck Jonathan in justifying the pardon granted former Bayelsa governor, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha.
Lawyers And Big Men Have Hijacked Nigeria's Criminal Justice System- FalanaCHANNELS

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Nigeria on the brink, says Soyinka – The Guardian Nigeria


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Nigeria on the brink, says Soyinka
The Guardian Nigeria
NOBEL laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has cautioned that Nigeria is on the brink and President Goodluck Jonathan must take proactive steps that would prevent the nation from going into another round of civil war. Soyinka, who was the chairman of the Third
Governors, political leaders, others honour Tinubu at 61DailyPost Nigeria
Tinubu: An Indomitable Opposition LeaderOsun Defender
Soyinka raises alarm: Nigeria on brink of another civil warPremium Times
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Lawyers And Big Men Have Hijacked Nigeria’s Criminal Justice System- Falana – CHANNELS

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NUJ national president, others escape air crash in Lagos – Daily Times Nigeria

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Revocation of Orji Kalu’s degree – The Guardian Nigeria

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Osun lawmakers pass N234b appropriation bill – The Guardian Nigeria


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Osun lawmakers pass N234b appropriation bill
The Guardian Nigeria
AFTER a major upward review by N51billion, Osun State House of Assembly Wednesday, passed into law, the 2013 appropriation bill of N234.3billion. Governor Rauf Aregbesola had presented a fiscal estimate of N183.1billion to the House for consideration
Osun assembly passes N234bn 2013 budgetNational Mirror
Osun Assembly passes N234b budget into lawThe Nation

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Slain banker: Alleged husband opens defence, blames wife’s family for problems – Nigerian Tribune


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Slain banker: Alleged husband opens defence, blames wife's family for problems
Nigerian Tribune
HUSBAND to Titilayo Arowolo, the slain Skye bank staff, Akolade Arowolo, who was accused of allegedly stabbing his 29-year-old wife to death on June 24, 2011, at their home in Isolo area of Lagos, on Thursday, gave testimony in his defence, stating that he
My wife preferred former boyfriend to me, says ArowoloThe Guardian Nigeria
Nigeria: We made love the day she died – ArowoloCodewit Global Network
Arowolo, wife-killer accused denies battery allegationP.M. News

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Nobody can stop Jonathan in 2015 – Tompolo – Nigerian Tribune


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Nobody can stop Jonathan in 2015 – Tompolo
Nigerian Tribune
As intrigues and horse-trading continue to characterize preparation for the 2015 elections, President Goodluck Jonathan's second term bid has been described as unstoppable. Former leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND),
Tompolo Links Alam's Pardon To Jonathan's 2015 AmbitionCHANNELS
NIGERIA: N-Delta'll support Jonathan for 2015 if …—EkiyorCodewit Global Network

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No plan to remove oil subsidy – Presidency – Nigerian Tribune


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No plan to remove oil subsidy – Presidency
Nigerian Tribune
THE Federal Government has no immediate plan to remove petroleum subsidy contrary to the perception of Nigerians arising from President Goodluck Jonathan recent remarks on the matter. Giving this new position was the Senior Special Assistant to the
No plan to remove oil subsidy, says PresidencyThe Guardian Nigeria
Plan to Remove Oil Subsidy is “not on the table” | Presidency Reacts to Bella Naija
Nigeria: No plan to remove oil subsidyAfrique en Ligue
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Imo deputy gov, Agbaso, impeached •Okorocha’s Chief of Staff, Madumere, to … – Nigerian Tribune


Nigerian Tribune
Imo deputy gov, Agbaso, impeached •Okorocha's Chief of Staff, Madumere, to
Nigerian Tribune
With the impeachment, which took place at the close of working hours, it is now certain that the Chief Of staff to the state governor, Prince Eze Madumere would replace Agbaso, having been nominated already by the governor. Madumere may be sworn in
Imo impeachment: Alleged bribe money traced to Dubai, LebanonThe Guardian Nigeria
Okorocha's Aide Replaces Impeached Deputy GovernorCHANNELS
Imo State Deputy Governor ImpeachedAllAfrica.com
DailyPost Nigeria –Codewit Global Network
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Ministers, Ademowo preach sacrifice, hope, love at Easter – The Guardian Nigeria


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Ministers, Ademowo preach sacrifice, hope, love at Easter
The Guardian Nigeria
THE Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, has called on the residents of the territory to spread the gospel of love, sacrifice, tolerance and peaceful co-existence as the world celebrates this year's Easter. Mohammed
Easter: Akinjide calls for prayers, sacrifices, rededicationWorldStage

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Oil workers’ unions demand quick passage of PIB by National Assembly – WorldStage


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Oil workers' unions demand quick passage of PIB by National Assembly
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Lagos (WorldStage Newsonline)–The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association (PENGASSAN) under the aegis of NUPENGASSAN on Thursday in Lagos called on the
Oil theft deserves death penalty – MarkNigerian Tribune
Senate President Recommends Capital Punishment For Oil TheftCHANNELS
Nigerian Senate proposes death penalty for oil thievesNzweek
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Nigerian Army Commences Annual Shooting Exercise – CHANNELS


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Nigerian Army Commences Annual Shooting Exercise
CHANNELS
The Nigerian Army has commenced its annual range classification shooting exercise for officers and soldiers in weapon handling and other military skills. The Army says this is aimed at improving the proficiency and professional competence of its personnel
Insecurity: Nigeria Army retrains soldiers on weapons handlingDaily Times Nigeria

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Babalakin gets court’s nod to travel abroad – The Guardian Nigeria


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Babalakin gets court's nod to travel abroad
The Guardian Nigeria
JUSTICE Adeniyi Onigbanjo of an Ikeja High Court, Lagos Wednesday granted the Chairman of Bi-Courtney Limited, Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN), permission to travel abroad for medical treatment. This is the second time the judge is granting Babalakin leave to
Charge dismissal: Court rules on Bicourtney's application May 7 •Grants Nigerian Tribune
Court allows Babalakin to travel abroad againPremium Times

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Don’t Grant Amnesty To Boko Haram —Primate Ayodele – P.M. News

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Two policemen killed in fresh Plateau violence – Premium Times


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Two policemen killed in fresh Plateau violence
Premium Times
Reports from Bokkos Local Government Area in Plateau State indicate that fresh fighting between Fulani herdsmen and the native tribe in the area has claimed the lives of two mobile policemen attached to the State Task Force, STF. The acting STF media

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Osun rehabilitates Ede water works with N2 billion – The Guardian Nigeria


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Osun rehabilitates Ede water works with N2 billion
The Guardian Nigeria
TO increase availability of potable water in Osun State, Governor Rauf Aregbesola has revamped the Ede water works. The N2 billion rehabilitation and modernisation project will be delivered in 12 months. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Water
PDP lauds judgment on 'State of Lagos'Nigerian Tribune
Aregbesola Has No Plan To Islamise Osun — AkereLeadership Newspapers
ACN Elders Caution Osun Religious Leaders •Commend Aregbesola's Osun Defender

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UPDATE 1-Briton kidnapped in Nigeria’s Lagos freed – Reuters UK


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UPDATE 1-Briton kidnapped in Nigeria's Lagos freed
Reuters UK
Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:32am GMT. (Adds background). ABUJA, March 28 (Reuters) – A British businessman kidnapped last week in an upmarket district of Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos has been released, Britain's Foreign Office website said on Thursday.
Kidnapped British businessman released in NigeriaNzweek
Christopher Paige 'freed' in NigeriaAfrique en Ligue
Police: British hostage abducted in Nigeria's largest city, Lagos, released by The Province
AFP –Boston.com –GlobalPost
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Traffic Offence: Fashola Denies Assaulting Morka – CHANNELS


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Traffic Offence: Fashola Denies Assaulting Morka
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The Lagos State Government has debunked reports alleging that the state governor, Babatunde Fashola ordered his police escorts to manhandle the driver and children of Felix Morka, the Executive Director of the Social and Economic Rights Action Centre
Boko Haram – Fashola Meets Community Leaders, Transport UnionsAllAfrica.com
Fashola: WASSCE pass rate moved from 7 to 39% in six yearsThe Nation

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‘Jonathan was part of Alamieyeseigha’s government’ – The Guardian Nigeria


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'Jonathan was part of Alamieyeseigha's government'
The Guardian Nigeria
Ebun Adegboruwa, a Lagos-based human rights lawyer, examines the moral and legal implications of the stunt created by the recent presidential pardon granted to some Nigerians, reports BERTRAM NWANNEKANMA. HOW would you assess the state
Alamieyeseigha's pardon, wrong signal for the youthNigerian Tribune
Full StoryNigerian Observer
Ideal Pardon ConditionsP.M. News
THISDAY Live
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Alleged forgery: Court grants Atuche bail on self recognition – Nigerian Tribune


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Alleged forgery: Court grants Atuche bail on self recognition
Nigerian Tribune
Justice Onigbanjo, while ruling on the bail application, said despite the opposition from the anti-graft agency, the court must also consider its records. “The court, in exercising its discretion on bail, considers many things and in this situation, I must consider the
Court Grants Atuche BailCHANNELS
EFCC arraigns Atuche, others for alleged forgeryThe Guardian Nigeria
Alleged forgery: Court grants ex-Bank PHB boss, Atuche, bail on self-recognitionPremium Times
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Minimum Wage: Osun NLC, TUC accuse Aregbesola of not honouring … – Nigerian Tribune

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Lawan’s sacking, not judgment on $620m bribe –Reps – The Punch


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Lawan's sacking, not judgment on $620m bribe –Reps
The Punch
House of Representatives on Wednesday said it sacked Mr. Farouk Lawan as Chairman, Committee on Education because it did not want to tie down the oversight duties of the committee. Chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Mr. Zakari
Farouk's Removal Was For Performance Sake – House SpokesmanCHANNELS

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Police uncover bomb-laden Golf car in Kano – Nigerian Tribune


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Police uncover bomb-laden Golf car in Kano
Nigerian Tribune
KANO Police command has averted what could have resulted in another devastating attack, with the interception of a bomb-laden Golf 3 car, including 238 live ammunition of different calibres and 14 hand grenades, bombs among others. Other dangerous
Police Intercept Bomb-laden Car In KanoCHANNELS
Police Recover Explosives, Ammunition in KanoAllAfrica.com
Police intercept vehicle with arms, ammunition in KanoPremium Times
DailyPost Nigeria
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Tukur and troubled reconciliation agenda – Nigerian Tribune


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Tukur and troubled reconciliation agenda
Nigerian Tribune
As the present, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national leadership clocks one year in office, KUNLE ODEREMI zeros in on the gains and losses of its peace initiative. AT the time he was assuming office about a year ago, the national chairman of the Peoples
Aliyu Denies Planned Decamping Of Northern Governors From PDPCHANNELS
'2015: We are still consulting'- AnenihDaily Times Nigeria
PDP Gives Anenih Pat on the Back for Appeasing GovsTHISDAY Live
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Farouk’s Removal Was For Performance Sake – House Spokesman – CHANNELS


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Farouk's Removal Was For Performance Sake – House Spokesman
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The House of Representatives has explained that the removal of Mr. Farouk Lawan as the chairman of the House committee on education was not to confirm his alleged involvement in a bribery scam but to allow the committee operate optimally while the case

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Ekiti women organise prayer session for deputy governor’s quick recovery – Premium Times


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Ekiti women organise prayer session for deputy governor's quick recovery
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L-R: Ekiti State Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Tourism, Chief Ronke Okusanya; Commissioner for Women Affairs, Social Development and Gender Empowerment, Mrs. Fola Richie-Adewusi and Wife of the Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, at a prayer session
Ekiti On The E-Governance TrainP.M. News
Fayemi wins three appeals against PDPOsun Defender

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Daily Times ownership controversy, Appeal Court orders re-trial – Premium Times

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Communal violence kills at least 27 in central Nigeria – Reuters


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Communal violence kills at least 27 in central Nigeria
Reuters
JOS, Nigeria | Wed Mar 27, 2013 1:00pm EDT. JOS, Nigeria (Reuters) – Clashes between rival ethnic groups in central Nigeria killed at least 27 people on Wednesday, witnesses said, in a region straddling the country's largely Christian south and mostly
Gunmen attack villages in northern Nigeria, 28 killedThe Hindu
28 feared killed in Plateau communitiesThe Guardian Nigeria
Again, gunmen kill 28 in PlateauNigerian Tribune
Xinhua –CHANNELS
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Nigerian Police Smash Robbery Gang – P.M. News

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Jang Threatens To Deal With Corrupt Civil Servants In Plateau – CHANNELS


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Jang Threatens To Deal With Corrupt Civil Servants In Plateau
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Public officers and civil servants in the services of the Plateau State government have been warned to desist from corrupt practices that can bring disrepute to the state or face the wrath of the law. They have also been warned to demonstrate their loyalty to the
When debate over state police took centre stage in PlateauNigerian Tribune
Plateau Governor swears in new Head of ServicePremium Times

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Court Restrains Senate, Police From Arresting Maina – CHANNELS


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Court Restrains Senate, Police From Arresting Maina
CHANNELS
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Wednesday vacated the arrest warrant issued by the senate against the sacked chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina. The sacked Chairman of the Pension Task Team, Abdulrasheed
Court Sets Aside Warrant for Maina's ArrestTHISDAY Live
Court Vacates Senate Warrant Of Arrest Against MainaLeadership Newspapers
Senate keeps mum on court decision freeing MainaPremium Times
Daily Times Nigeria
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Immigration repatriates 57 Nigeriens – Daily Times Nigeria


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Immigration repatriates 57 Nigeriens
Daily Times Nigeria
Rasheed Odupeyin, the Comptroller of Immigration in Lagos, told journalists that the immigrants were among the 92 suspects arrested during a raid by the police. He said the suspects were arrested over the weekend in a joint operation by the police and the
Lagos bomb house: 17 immigrants linked to terrorismNigerian Tribune
Immigration Service repatriates 57The Guardian Nigeria
Lagos Terror Threat: NIS Repatriates 57 Illegal NigeriensTHISDAY Live
Leadership Newspapers
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900 corps members redeployed from Kano – Daily Times Nigeria


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900 corps members redeployed from Kano
Daily Times Nigeria
A total of 900 of the 2,413 youth corps members deployed to Kano State for National Youth Service have been re-posted to other states of the country due to the recent terrorist attacks in the state. The state's NYSC Coordinator, Bashir Yakasai, made this
Kano bomb blast: Over 900 corps members redeployNigerian Tribune
Boko Haram: 900 Corps Members Redeployed From KanoCHANNELS
900 Corp Members Redeployed from Kano over Boko HaramNigerian Bulletin
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Okah’s Refusal To Support Jonathan Triggered Trial – Keyamo – CHANNELS


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Okah's Refusal To Support Jonathan Triggered Trial – Keyamo
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Activist lawyer, Festus Keyamo has described the trial and judgement of Henry Okah, leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) as political. Mr Keyamo, in a telephone interview with Channels Television, said Mr Okah's problems
Next step is an appeal, says Okah's wifeIndependent Online
Nigeria's Okah Sentenced to 24 Years in Jail for TerrorismBloomberg
South Africa: 24-Year Term in Nigerian Car BombingsNew York Times
Nigerian Tribune –Mail & Guardian Online
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N107m scam: Court dismisses Ogbulafor’s no case submission – National Mirror


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N107m scam: Court dismisses Ogbulafor's no case submission
National Mirror
A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High court yesterday held that former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Vincent Ogbulafor, has a case to answer in his ongoing trial by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related
Ogbulafor loses bid to stop trial over alleged N107m scamThe Guardian Nigeria
Court Upholds N205m Fraud Charges Against OgbulaforCHANNELS
N107m Fraud: Court Dismisses Ogbulafor's No-case SubmissionLeadership Newspapers
THISDAY Live –Daily Sun
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UniAbuja – ASUU Appeals for Release of Visitation Panel Report – AllAfrica.com


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UniAbuja – ASUU Appeals for Release of Visitation Panel Report
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The Abuja zone of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has appealed to the federal government to hasten the release of the white paper of the special visitation panel to the University of Abuja (UniAbuja), so that the university can move out of the
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Balarabe, others move to position North for 2015 – The Punch


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Balarabe, others move to position North for 2015
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Ahead of the 2015 presidential election, the North on Tuesday set up a movement, known as Majalisar Talakawa(Peoples Movement), to checkmate the current political arrangement, and elected officers in the country. Inaugurating the movement in Kaduna
Balarabe Musa, Shehu Sani launch political movementThe Guardian Nigeria
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Boko Haram: Senate backs presidency on amnesty stand – Nigerian Tribune


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Boko Haram: Senate backs presidency on amnesty stand
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THE Senate, on Tuesday, declared its support for the stand taken by President Goodluck Jonathan over his refusal to grant amnesty to members of the Boko Haram sect. This was as it also advised the Kano State governor, Dr Rabiu Kwakwanso, to be mindful
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Ejinrin/Folagbade/Ibadan road: Amosun dares FG – Nigerian Tribune


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Ejinrin/Folagbade/Ibadan road: Amosun dares FG
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OGUN State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has vowed not to stop the ongoing reconstruction work on the Ejinrin/Folagbade/Ibadan road in Ijebu-Ode, against the directive of the Federal Government. Nigerian Tribune gathered that the Federal Ministry
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Ejinrin/Folagbade/Ibadan road: Amosun dares FG – Nigerian Tribune


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Ejinrin/Folagbade/Ibadan road: Amosun dares FG
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OGUN State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has vowed not to stop the ongoing reconstruction work on the Ejinrin/Folagbade/Ibadan road in Ijebu-Ode, against the directive of the Federal Government. Nigerian Tribune gathered that the Federal Ministry
Ogun, FG on collision course over road projectsWorldStage
NIGERIA: Police has debunked rumour of headless bodies of three suspected Codewit Global Network
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Afenifere, OPC seek probe into alleged Bayelsa ownership of terrorists’ hideout – The Guardian Nigeria


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Afenifere, OPC seek probe into alleged Bayelsa ownership of terrorists' hideout
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A YORUBA socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere and the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) have called for investigation into the allegation by the Ojora of Ijora, Oba Fatai Oyeyinka Aromire, that the house where nine suspected terrorists, including a Chadian,
Lagos bomb house may be demolished – OjoraNigerian Tribune
Government to demolish Boko Haram building in LagosDailyPost Nigeria
Lagos 'terrorists den' belongs to Bayelsa Government, monarch saysPremium Times
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Aviation College To Commence Flight Training In Minna – CHANNELS


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Aviation College To Commence Flight Training In Minna
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The Nigeria College of Aviation Technology, Zaria has commenced training of potential pilots in Minna, following the establishment of the satellite campus of the college six months ago in the Niger State capital. A statement by the permanent secretary in the
NCAT commences flight training in MinnaDaily Times Nigeria

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Boko Haram: Amnesty Can’t Be Undertaken In A Vacuum – Osuntokun – CHANNELS


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Boko Haram: Amnesty Can't Be Undertaken In A Vacuum – Osuntokun
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A public affairs analyst and former Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Akin Osuntokun, on Tuesday said before the government could consider granting amnesty for the members of Boko Haram, the group must have a structure. Speaking
Presidency cautions proponents of amnesty for Boko HaramThe Guardian Nigeria
Ribadu wants amnesty for Boko HaramNews24
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Boko Haram: Amnesty Can’t Be Undertaken In A Vacuum – Osuntokun – CHANNELS


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Boko Haram: Amnesty Can't Be Undertaken In A Vacuum – Osuntokun
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A public affairs analyst and former Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Akin Osuntokun, on Tuesday said before the government could consider granting amnesty for the members of Boko Haram, the group must have a structure. Speaking
Presidency cautions proponents of amnesty for Boko HaramThe Guardian Nigeria
Ribadu wants amnesty for Boko HaramNews24
Dialogue with Boko Haram now, Ajibola tells FGNigerian Tribune
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26th March, 2013 11:45Henry Okah Gets 24 Years For Independence Day … – The Streetjournal


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26th March, 2013 11:45Henry Okah Gets 24 Years For Independence Day
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The Federal Government has declared Friday, March 29 and Monday April 1, 2013 as public holidays to commemorate Good Friday and Easter Monday. The declaration was contained in a statement… Read More · FG Declares March 29 & April 1 Public
Jonathan tasks new head of service on corruption in civil serviceNigerian Tribune
Goni sworn in as Head of ServiceNews24
Jonathan Swears In New Head Of ServiceCHANNELS
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Money Laundering: Court Refuses Plea To End Ikuforiji’s Trial – CHANNELS


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Money Laundering: Court Refuses Plea To End Ikuforiji's Trial
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The Federal High Court, Lagos on Monday refused an application by the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, and his aide, Oyebode Atoyebi, seeking to terminate their trial. The Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly,
Money laundering: Lagos Speaker asks court to dismiss chargeNigerian Tribune
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Easter Celebration: FG – Leadership Newspapers


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FG declares Friday, Monday Public Holidays for EasterNigerian Tribune
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Boko Haram is Ignorant, Says Soyinka – THISDAY Live


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Boko Haram is Ignorant, Says Soyinka
THISDAY Live
Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has said members of Boko Haram, in their opposition to western education, are ignorant of the teachings of Islam. Soyinka, who spoke Monday in Port Harcourt as chairman of the opening ceremony of the Third Rivers
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Soyinka Wants Nigeria's Varsities Shut For 2 YearsP.M. News

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Special Duties Ministry Takes over Constituency Projects – THISDAY Live

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How politicians compromise judges – The Guardian Nigeria

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Don’t dump PDP, Anenih begs Lamido – Nigerian Tribune


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Don't dump PDP, Anenih begs Lamido
Nigerian Tribune
CHAIRMAN, Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Tony Anenih, has said the party is in need of the Jigawa State governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido. Anenih made the disclosure in Dutse Government House, Jigawa, when paid the
Lamido/Amaechi's 2015 Presidential Campaign Posters Flood KadunaCHANNELS
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Insecurity: US, Nigeria in closed door meeting – Nigerian Tribune


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Insecurity: US, Nigeria in closed door meeting
Nigerian Tribune
UNITED States' Ambassador yesterday expressed deep concern over the rise in killings and bombings in the country to the Minister of State for Defence, Erelu Olusola Agbeja Obada in her office with the service chiefs in attendance. Although the meeting
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Tanker explosion kills 2 in Kano – P.M. News


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Tanker explosion kills 2 in Kano
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Two persons were confirmed dead in a tanker explosion on Gwarzo Road, Kano, northwest Nigeria on Monday. A moving Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, tanker rammed into a stationary tanker, resulting into a huge explosion that caused
Petrol Tankers Explode In KanoCHANNELS
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Gunmen set police station, telecoms masts ablaze in Yobe, kill 1 policeman – Nigerian Tribune


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Gunmen set police station, telecoms masts ablaze in Yobe, kill 1 policeman
Nigerian Tribune
GUNMEN, in the early hours of Monday, attacked Bara divisional police station in Yobe State, killing one police personnel in the process. Bara is the headquarters of Gulani Local Government Area of the state, south of Damaturu, the state capital. Witnesses
Gunmen Kill Police Corporal, Destroy Telecom Masts In YobeCHANNELS
Police officers in Yobe flee, as gunmen attack station, kill officer, burn telecom Premium Times

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GOV ELECTION: Supreme Court decides Uduaghan’s fate June 21 – Nigerian Tribune


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GOV ELECTION: Supreme Court decides Uduaghan's fate June 21
Nigerian Tribune
THE Supreme Court, on Monday, fixed June 21 to decide whether to set aside its earlier judgment affirming the election of the Delta State governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, as the winner of the April 21, 2011 governorship election in the state. The apex court
Court Sets 21st June To Hear Ogboru's Revival SuitCHANNELS
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Agip suspends operations in Bayelsa – The Guardian Nigeria

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Court rules April 8 on Umeh’s suit against ouster – The Guardian Nigeria

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Court Orders NNPC Fund To Pay Retirees N500 Million – CHANNELS


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Court Orders NNPC Fund To Pay Retirees N500 Million
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The National Industrial Court on Monday ordered the Nigerian National Petroleum Pension Fund Limited to pay N500 million to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) pensioners who retired prior to 2004. Presiding Judge, Justice Maureen

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INEC declines to register rival APC – Premium Times


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INEC declines to register rival APC
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The plan by the African Peoples Congress to become a political party crashed on Monday as the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said it would not register the association because it failed to meet the conditions for registration. In a letter
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Kano Attack: Security Beef Up in Abuja Bus Park – Daily Times Nigeria

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Terror Scare: Security Surveillance Intensified – P.M. News


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Terror Scare: Security Surveillance Intensified
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Security operatives have intensified their surveillance of parts of Lagos State, Southwest Nigeria, following the raid on the hideout of suspected terrorists last week on Aromire Street in Ijora-Badia, a run down Lagos suburb. Over 100 soldiers were involved in

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Demand For Oteh’s Removal Is Unusual – Ikechukwu Ikeji – CHANNELS

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Abuja Bus Park Operatives Beef Up Security – CHANNELS

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Rainstorm Destroys Houses in Omu Aran, Oke Ero Communities – CHANNELS


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Rainstorm Destroys Houses in Omu Aran, Oke Ero Communities
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Nearly 60 houses have been destroyed in Omu Aran and Egosi Ile communities, Kwara state by a rainstorm which lasted for 45 minutes leading to the massive loss of properties and government structures. The residents of Omu Aran, Irepodun local

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Rainstorm Destroys Houses in Omu Aran, Oke Ero Communities – CHANNELS


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Rainstorm Destroys Houses in Omu Aran, Oke Ero Communities
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Nearly 60 houses have been destroyed in Omu Aran and Egosi Ile communities, Kwara state by a rainstorm which lasted for 45 minutes leading to the massive loss of properties and government structures. The residents of Omu Aran, Irepodun local

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Ondo State: Life abundant beyond rhetorics and statistics – Nigerian Tribune


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Ondo State: Life abundant beyond rhetorics and statistics
Nigerian Tribune
Godwin Chukwudi an Igbo from Enugu State is a university graduate who was residing at Ibulesoro, a sleeping community, about 5km to Akure, the Ondo State capital. He married his sweetheart, a lady, Justinah who also had some form of western education,

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PDP Has To Reposition For 2015 – Vice President Sambo – CHANNELS


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PDP Has To Reposition For 2015 – Vice President Sambo
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The Vice President, Namadi Sambo at an event in Abuja advised members of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) to be united so that the party will have a good standing in the 2015 elections. Speaking at the one year anniversary celebration of the National
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Fresh worry over PDP's unity as peace tour endsThe Guardian Nigeria
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NEITI hopeful of speedy passage of PIB – Daily Times Nigeria


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NEITI hopeful of speedy passage of PIB
Daily Times Nigeria
The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) on Sunday in Abuja called for the speedy passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) currently before the National Assembly. A statement issued by NEITI's Director of Communications,
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