Monthly Archives: April 2013

“Mike Adenuga Prevented OBJ From Hanging Me”- IBB – The Street Journal – The Streetjournal


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“Mike Adenuga Prevented OBJ From Hanging Me”- IBB - The Street Journal
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Though the war of words between two former Nigerian presidents; Olusegun Obasanjo and Ibrahim Babangida might have ceased, memories of the “Fool at 70” statements made by the two septuagenarian leaders continue to linger and there are indications ...
Obasanjo tried to blackmail me – IBB (Thanks Adenuga for not allowing himself ...Osun Defender

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Microsoft Corp. joins World Intellectual Property Organization – Trend.az


Microsoft Corp. joins World Intellectual Property Organization
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Microsoft Corp. joined the World Intellectual Property Organization in recognizing World Intellectual Property (IP) Day, an event that urges governments, industry and consumers to promote discussion about the significance of protecting IP rights, Microsoft ...
Creativity - the Next Generation in NigeriaAllAfrica.com

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LASG to Develop More Wildlife Parks – AllAfrica.com


LASG to Develop More Wildlife Parks
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Ikeja — Mr Ashamu Fadipe, the Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Tourism and Intergovernmental Relations, says the state government will soon develop more wildlife parks. Fadipe told reporters on Tuesday in Lagos that the location of the parks ...

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Security Scorecard: 32 policemen, 270 Others Murdered In 1 Year In Lagos – Nigerian Bulletin


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Security Scorecard: 32 policemen, 270 Others Murdered In 1 Year In Lagos
Nigerian Bulletin
The Lagos State police authorities yesterday released grim statistics of the crime rate in the state in the last one year. In the report, it said that no fewer than 270 people were murdered and 32 policemen killed in gun battles with armed robbers in the nation's ...
Growing Insecurity In LagosP.M. News

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3 Policemen, 2 Others Killed in Jigawa – Nigerian Bulletin – Nigerian Bulletin


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3 Policemen, 2 Others Killed in Jigawa - Nigerian Bulletin
Nigerian Bulletin
The Jigawa State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, ASP Abdul Jinjiri, has confirmed that no less than five persons which include three policemen and two civilians were killed by unknown gunmen during a sudden uproar in the state yesterday.
Horror in Ringim, Jigawa - GuardianThe Guardian Nigeria
5 killed as gunmen attack Ringim's residence, police station - Nigerian TribuneNigerian Tribune
Fmr IGP's House Razed In JigawaCHANNELS
THISDAY Live -P.M. News
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Fury Of Fire – P.M. News


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Fury Of Fire
P.M. News
Monday, 22 April 2013, was a day citizens of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, will not forget in a hurry. That was because of the fire disaster that occurred at Omitowoju-Inalende area of the city, which has rendered many people homeless. Eyewitnesses revealed ...
FLOOD DISASTER: Owners of demolished houses appeal to Oyo gov for ...Nigerian Tribune

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ThisDay bombing: – Daily Times Nigeria


ThisDay bombing:
Daily Times Nigeria
Trial continues on today at the Federal High Court in Abuja against Umar Mustapha, accused of terrorist act. Justice Adeniyi Ademola adjourned the trial on April 29 for continuation after a police medical director, an assistant commissioner of police on Monday ...
Witness: THISDAY Bomber Attacked Office with 12 Gas CylindersTHISDAY Live
Suspected Bomber's Trial BeginsP.M. News

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Baga…Knowing the Truth – THISDAY Live


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Baga…Knowing the Truth
THISDAY Live
Reports filtering out from the encounter between alleged insurgents and members of the Armed Forces in and around Baga, in Borno State sometime between 18 and 21 April suggest that an incident of profoundly tragic proportions took place. The identities of ...
17 Killed, 200 Houses Burnt in Fresh JTF-Boko Haram Clash - Nigerian BulletinNigerian Bulletin
Massacre in Nigeria Spurs Outcry Over Military TacticsNew York Times
Govt Should Use 'Boko Halal' To Address Boko Haram – SoyinkaCHANNELS
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Court Sentences Man To 45 Years Imprisonment For Stealing Governor’s Handset – CHANNELS


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Court Sentences Man To 45 Years Imprisonment For Stealing Governor's Handset
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A 31-year old ex-policeman, Kelvin Ighodalo has been sentenced to 45-year imprisonment by an Osogbo High Court for stealing a N50,000 Sony Ericsson phone belonging to Governor Rauf Aregbesola. Mr Ighodalo had stolen the phone from the Governors ...
Man bags 45-yr imprisonment for stealing Aregbesola's phoneNigerian Tribune
Man handed 45-year prison term for stealing Governor Aregbesola's phoneDailyPost Nigeria
Nigerian man bags 45 years imprisonment for stealing Governor Aregbesola's ...Premium Times
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Jonathan Warns Police Against Human Rights Abuses – CHANNELS


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Jonathan Warns Police Against Human Rights Abuses
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President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday in Abuja urged officers and men of the Nigeria Police to be mindful of the rights of the ordinary citizens in carrying out their operations. President Goodluck Jonathan commissioning ceremony of police helicopters and ...
Police mark anniversary, get seven helicopters, APCs - GuardianThe Guardian Nigeria
Jonathan wants helicopters for police commands - Nigerian TribuneNigerian Tribune
Nigeria in 'trying moment': President JonathanAFP
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FG bans award of unauthorised degrees by polys, colleges – Guardian – The Guardian Nigeria


FG bans award of unauthorised degrees by polys, colleges - Guardian
The Guardian Nigeria
THE Federal Government has directed all polytechnics nationwide to stop the conduct and award of post-Higher National Diploma (HND) or postgraduate diploma which is stipulated outside their mandate in law. Speaking Monday in Abuja at the inauguration ...
FG bans illegal PGD programmes in polytechnics - Nigerian TribuneNigerian Tribune

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Lagos lawmakers pass vote of confidence on Speaker – Nigerian Tribune


Lagos lawmakers pass vote of confidence on Speaker
Nigerian Tribune
MEMBERS of the Lagos State House of Assembly, on Monday, passed vote of confidence on the Speaker, Honourable Adeyemi Ikuforiji, saying his leadership had been able to steer the ship of the assembly satisfactorily, despite the challenges he had been ...
Lagos lawmakers pass confidence vote on speaker over N773mn fraudPremium Times

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FG bans illegal PGD programmes in polytechnics – Nigerian Tribune – Nigerian Tribune


FG bans illegal PGD programmes in polytechnics - Nigerian Tribune
Nigerian Tribune
THE Federal Government has banned Polytechnics in the country from illegal running of Post-Graduate Diploma (PGD) programmes. Minister of Education, Professor Ruqayyatu Ahmed Rufa'i, has accordingly directed the authorities of the institutions to stop ...

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I have no godfather besides Ekiti people – Fayemi – Nigerian Tribune


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I have no godfather besides Ekiti people - Fayemi
Nigerian Tribune
Ekiti State governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has stated that the transformation agenda being pursued by his administration is dictated by the will of the people of the state, saying that he has no political godfather who sets the tone for governance in the state.
My Drive For Development Comes From Ekiti People–FayemiCHANNELS

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Atiku decries militarisation of democracy – Nigerian Tribune


Atiku decries militarisation of democracy
Nigerian Tribune
Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has said that despite the end of military rule more than a decade ago, the culture of political intolerance and impunity still pervades the country. The former vice-president, who was speaking in Switzerland as a guest ...

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Toll collection on Lekki-Ikoyi suspension bridge: Lagos AG tells court to dismiss … – Nigerian Tribune


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Toll collection on Lekki-Ikoyi suspension bridge: Lagos AG tells court to dismiss ...
Nigerian Tribune
LAGOS State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Adeola Rahman Ipaye, on Monday, told Justice Saliu Saidu of the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, to dismiss a suit challenging the proposed collection of toll on the new Lekki-Ikoyi ...
Fashola At J. Hopkins University: Advocates True Federalism For NigeriaCHANNELS
Lagos LGs: No Going Back On Tenure ExtensionP.M. News
We've not decided toll collection on Lekki-Ikoyi Bridge, Lagos Govt. tells courtPremium Times
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A call for unity in Kwara ACN – Nigerian Tribune – Nigerian Tribune


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A call for unity in Kwara ACN - Nigerian Tribune
Nigerian Tribune
For almost two years now, specifically after the last general election, it has been some sort of a battle to restrain myself from discussing the increasingly disturbing developments in the Kwara State chapter of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), particularly, ...
2500 ACN Members Defect To PDP In Kwara StateCHANNELS
Kwara PDP, ACN torn apart by crises - GuardianThe Guardian Nigeria
Saraki receives ACN decampees, urges them to remain committed to PDPDailyPost Nigeria
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Power Outage Destroys Evidence In Funsho Williams Trial – CHANNELS


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Power Outage Destroys Evidence In Funsho Williams Trial
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A prosecution witness in the on-going trial of six suspected killers of People's Democratic Party (PDP) Chieftain, Engineer Funsho Williams has told the Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere, Lagos Island that some of the exhibits obtained in 2006 by an expert ...
Funso Williams murder: PHCN spoils exhibits for trial of suspectsP.M. News

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Power Outage Destroys Evidence In Funsho Williams Trial – CHANNELS


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Power Outage Destroys Evidence In Funsho Williams Trial
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A prosecution witness in the on-going trial of six suspected killers of People's Democratic Party (PDP) Chieftain, Engineer Funsho Williams has told the Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere, Lagos Island that some of the exhibits obtained in 2006 by an expert ...

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Rivers PDP Gives Amaechi 48hours To Explain His Plane Controversy … – CHANNELS


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Rivers PDP Gives Amaechi 48hours To Explain His Plane Controversy ...
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The crisis rocking the Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has taken a new twist as the party on Monday, suspended 27 members of the Rivers State House of Assembly. The party's leadership also announced that it has given the state ...
BREAKING NEWS: Rivers PDP suspends 27 pro-Amaechi lawmakers; gives ...Osun Defender
PDP suspends Rivers Speaker, 26 assembly membersP.M. News

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60 toasts to Adenuga at 60 – The Nation


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60 toasts to Adenuga at 60
The Nation
Business mongol, Otunba Micheal Adenuga on Monday, April 29 clocked 60. Many well wishers, including President Goodluck Jonathan has sent him happy birthday wishes. Here are 60 of the birthday messages from a cross section of top government ...
Globacom marks Adenuga's birthday with $500m dealP.M. News
The secret of my success is hard work - Mike Adenuga - Nigerian TribuneNigerian Tribune
Jonathan, Tinubu, Kalu salute Adenuga's attainments at 60 - GuardianThe Guardian Nigeria
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UNIABUJA Lecturers Begin Warning Strike – CHANNELS


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UNIABUJA Lecturers Begin Warning Strike
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It appears the drama at the University of Abuja has taken a twist, as the Chairman of ASUU of the university; Dr. Clement Chup with the support of the National Executive Council announced the commencement of a warning strike. The lecturers at the university ...

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Senator Bukola Saraki and Dr Newton Jibunoh Meets On Desertification – AllAfrica.com


Senator Bukola Saraki and Dr Newton Jibunoh Meets On Desertification
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In a meeting with Senator Bukola Saraki, Dr Newton Jibunoh a vast scholar and expert in desertification who has gathered first hand knowledge about desert for over 40 years having travelled from Europe to Nigeria by road four times, gave a progressive ...

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Another Agency To Secure Pipelines Is For ‘Chop-chop’ – Obasanjo – CHANNELS


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Another Agency To Secure Pipelines Is For 'Chop-chop' – Obasanjo
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Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has criticized calls for the federal government to set up a commission to tackle pipeline vandalization, saying it will just be another means for corruption which he called 'chop-chop' (embezzlement). Speaking at a church ...
Nigeria has failed —Oby Ezekwesili - Nigerian TribuneNigerian Tribune
Obasanjo dares Jonathan on probe of corruption - GuardianThe Guardian Nigeria
Atik Mohammed Lambasts Olusegun ObasanjoPeace FM Online
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‘I Planned Fuel Station Robbery’ – Osun Defender


'I Planned Fuel Station Robbery'
Osun Defender
Adewale ilesanmi A petrol station manager, Adewale Ilesanmi, 33, has allegedly confessed to the police in Lagos, southwest Nigeria, how he arranged with a robbery gang to snatch his employer's N4,635,000 from a female supervisor on her way from their ...

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Pirates Kidnap Five Oil Workers In Bayelsa – CHANNELS


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Pirates Kidnap Five Oil Workers In Bayelsa
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Pirates have kidnapped five crew members from a cargo ship off the creeks in oil rich Bayelsa state, a piracy watchdog and a security source said on Monday. The crew were mostly Sri Lankans but included one member from Russia and another from ...
Pirates Kidnap Five Crew from Container Ship Off Nigeria - Shipping FirmWall Street Journal
Anti-piracy group: 5 sailors kidnapped off Nigeria coast in latest attack in ...The Republic
IMB reports piracy off Nigeria, 5 kidnappedNzweek
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Al-Mustapha’s Death Sentence: Late Application Frustrate Appeal Hearing – CHANNELS


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Al-Mustapha's Death Sentence: Late Application Frustrate Appeal Hearing
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The expected hearing of the appeal instituted by Major Hamza Al-mustapha, the Chief Security Officer (CSO) to the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha, against the death appeal was on Monday stalled at the Court of Appeal in Lagos. Major Hamza ...
Death sentence: Court hears Al-Mustapha, Shofolahan's appeal todayNigerian Tribune
Court hears Al-Mustapha, Shofolahan's appeal Monday - GuardianThe Guardian Nigeria

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Is(n’t) PDP On the Way Out? – AllAfrica.com


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Is(n't) PDP On the Way Out?
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Look at the gathering clouds in the horizon. What do you see? The same rainless dryness that has parched our land? Or do you see the pregnant clouds begetting rain? Our political horizon is showing us something if we are not too delusional to understand.
Adekoya Boladale: Before we 'port' to APC: Is Tinubu and Buhari really ready?DailyPost Nigeria
2015: Buhari's ambition unsettles merger plan - Nigerian TribuneNigerian Tribune
2015: APC in dilemma over Buhari's candidatureNational Mirror
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Oil Theft: JTF arrests 76 suspects – Nigerian Observer


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Oil Theft: JTF arrests 76 suspects
Nigerian Observer
YENAGOA - The Joint Task Force on security in the Niger Delta on Sunday arrested 76 suspects and seized a marine vessel and barge used for bunkering. The Spokesman of the JTF, Lt.-Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, said in a statement issued in Yenagoa that ...
Militants kidnap nine oil workers in Bayelsa - GuardianThe Guardian Nigeria
76 held for oil theft in NigeriaBusiness Standard
With poverty in the North, Nigeria 'll n…Nigerian Tribune
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Akwa Ibom Governorship and Politics of Zoning – AllAfrica.com


Akwa Ibom Governorship and Politics of Zoning
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One of the most remarkable statements that the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Chief Godswill Akpabio, made during the National Good Governance Tour, was his bold declaration that in 2006 when he emerged the Akwa Ibom State gubernatorial candidate of ...
Over 17 governorship aspirants emerge in Akwa Ibom - GuardianThe Guardian Nigeria

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Rebuilding Baga, 20000 sacked, corruption lead NG newspapers – StarAfrica.com


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Rebuilding Baga, 20000 sacked, corruption lead NG newspapers
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Various news items led many newspapers on Monday in Nigeria, including the pledge by President Goodluck Jonathan to rebuild embattled Baga town, the sack of 20,000 staff of privatized electricity company, former President Olusegun Obasanjo's position ...
Nigeria has failed —Oby Ezekwesili - Nigerian TribuneNigerian Tribune
Leave Former Ministers Alone, Probe Me Instead, Obasanjo Challenges JonathanCHANNELS
Obasanjo dares Jonathan on probe of corruption - GuardianThe Guardian Nigeria
Osun Defender -THISDAY Live
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Rebuilding Baga, 20000 sacked, corruption lead NG newspapers – StarAfrica.com


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Rebuilding Baga, 20000 sacked, corruption lead NG newspapers
StarAfrica.com
Various news items led many newspapers on Monday in Nigeria, including the pledge by President Goodluck Jonathan to rebuild embattled Baga town, the sack of 20,000 staff of privatized electricity company, former President Olusegun Obasanjo's position ...
Nigeria has failed —Oby Ezekwesili - Nigerian TribuneNigerian Tribune
Leave Former Ministers Alone, Probe Me Instead, Obasanjo Challenges JonathanCHANNELS
Obasanjo dares Jonathan on probe of corruption - GuardianThe Guardian Nigeria
Osun Defender -THISDAY Live
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Minister – FG Has Spent N1.3 Trillion On FCT Infrastructure in 37 Years – AllAfrica.com


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Minister - FG Has Spent N1.3 Trillion On FCT Infrastructure in 37 Years
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The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Senator Bala Mohammed, has disclosed that federal government has sunk a whopping sum of N1.3 trillion to provide infrastructure in Abuja since 1976 when it was created. Mohammed disclosed this at the ...
Govt spends N1.3tr on Abuja infrastructure - GuardianThe Guardian Nigeria
Abuja infrastructure gulped N1.3trn in 37 years –MinisterNational Mirror
Minister: FG Spent N1.3 trillion on FCT Infrastructure in 37 YearsTHISDAY Live
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Minister – FG Has Spent N1.3 Trillion On FCT Infrastructure in 37 Years – AllAfrica.com


National Mirror

Minister - FG Has Spent N1.3 Trillion On FCT Infrastructure in 37 Years
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The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Senator Bala Mohammed, has disclosed that federal government has sunk a whopping sum of N1.3 trillion to provide infrastructure in Abuja since 1976 when it was created. Mohammed disclosed this at the ...
Govt spends N1.3tr on Abuja infrastructure - GuardianThe Guardian Nigeria
Abuja infrastructure gulped N1.3trn in 37 years –MinisterNational Mirror
Minister: FG Spent N1.3 trillion on FCT Infrastructure in 37 YearsTHISDAY Live
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Minister – FG Has Spent N1.3 Trillion On FCT Infrastructure in 37 Years – AllAfrica.com


National Mirror

Minister - FG Has Spent N1.3 Trillion On FCT Infrastructure in 37 Years
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The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Senator Bala Mohammed, has disclosed that federal government has sunk a whopping sum of N1.3 trillion to provide infrastructure in Abuja since 1976 when it was created. Mohammed disclosed this at the ...
Govt spends N1.3tr on Abuja infrastructure - GuardianThe Guardian Nigeria
Abuja infrastructure gulped N1.3trn in 37 years –MinisterNational Mirror
Minister: FG Spent N1.3 trillion on FCT Infrastructure in 37 YearsTHISDAY Live
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JTF Arrests 76 Oil Thieves in Two Weeks – AllAfrica.com


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JTF Arrests 76 Oil Thieves in Two Weeks
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The Joint Task Force on security in the Niger Delta said it seized a marine vessel and a barge used for bunkering on Sunday, in a crackdown that has netted 76 suspected oil thieves in two weeks. A spokesperson for the JTF, Lt.-Col. Onyema Nwachukwu ...
Militants kidnap nine oil workers in Bayelsa - GuardianThe Guardian Nigeria
With poverty in the North, Nigeria 'll n…Nigerian Tribune
76 held for oil theft in NigeriaHill Post
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JTF Arrests 76 Oil Thieves in Two Weeks – AllAfrica.com


Nigerian Tribune

JTF Arrests 76 Oil Thieves in Two Weeks
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The Joint Task Force on security in the Niger Delta said it seized a marine vessel and a barge used for bunkering on Sunday, in a crackdown that has netted 76 suspected oil thieves in two weeks. A spokesperson for the JTF, Lt.-Col. Onyema Nwachukwu ...
Militants kidnap nine oil workers in Bayelsa - GuardianThe Guardian Nigeria
With poverty in the North, Nigeria 'll n…Nigerian Tribune
76 held for oil theft in NigeriaHill Post
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Jonathan’s administration is dragging Nigeria back into debt trap – CNPP – DailyPost Nigeria


DailyPost Nigeria

Jonathan's administration is dragging Nigeria back into debt trap – CNPP
DailyPost Nigeria
1 GEJ CARTOON The Conference of Nigerian Political Parties, CNPP, has said that the country was inching back into what it called “debt trap”, DailyPost can report. In a statement on Sunday, CNPP Publicity Secretary Osita Okechukwu, said that the coalition ...
Government Officials Meet Nollywood Stars Over N3 Billion GrantCHANNELS
Okonjo-Iweala: N3bn to Nollywood is for Investment, Not to ShareTHISDAY Live
CNPP raises alarm over Nigeria's rising debt profilePremium Times

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2015: 60 Reps set to dump PDP for APC – National Mirror


National Mirror

2015: 60 Reps set to dump PDP for APC
National Mirror
Over 60 members of the House of Representatives on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, are set to defect to the yetto- be registered All Progressives Congress, APC, before the end of the year. A member of the PDP from a North Central state ...
APC Will Collapse Like Pack Of Cards – RichardsLeadership Newspapers
2015 - Tambuwal in Crowded Race for PresidencyAllAfrica.com
2015: APC goes for the killOsun Defender

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Over 17 governorship aspirants emerge in Akwa Ibom – Guardian – The Guardian Nigeria


Over 17 governorship aspirants emerge in Akwa Ibom - Guardian
The Guardian Nigeria
AS build-up to 2015 begins to thicken, as many as 17 aspirants from Eket senatorial district have lined up to succeed Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State. A breakdown of the number shows that seven aspirants are from Eket federal constituency, ...

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Drivers, policemen clash over N300 bus fare – National Mirror


Drivers, policemen clash over N300 bus fare
National Mirror
There was pandemonium in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, at the weekend, as some policemen engaged members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, in a violent clash. The clash, eye witnesses said, broke out following the refusal of ...
Scores injured as police, drivers clash in Ekiti - Nigerian TribuneNigerian Tribune

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We won’t suspend our strike until … —IAR&T workers – Nigerian Tribune – Nigerian Tribune


We won't suspend our strike until ... —IAR&T workers - Nigerian Tribune
Nigerian Tribune
Workers of the Institute of Agriculture Research and Training (IAR&T), Ibadan, have vowed never to suspend the ongoing industrial action with the authorities of the institute unless the Federal Government intervened in the crisis. The workers said the only ...

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Stop misinformation, FG/PHCN negotiation is in good faith-SSAEAC – Nigerian Tribune


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Stop misinformation, FG/PHCN negotiation is in good faith-SSAEAC
Nigerian Tribune
THE Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies (SSAEAC) have declared that the negotiation between the Federal Government and the workers of Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) on December 12, 2012 was carried out in good ...
Labour Kicks against FG's Plan to Retrench 11000 PHCN WorkersTHISDAY Live

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Stop misinformation, FG/PHCN negotiation is in good faith-SSAEAC – Nigerian Tribune


Stop misinformation, FG/PHCN negotiation is in good faith-SSAEAC
Nigerian Tribune
THE Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies (SSAEAC) have declared that the negotiation between the Federal Government and the workers of Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) on December 12, 2012 was carried out in good ...

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The secret of my success is hard work – Mike Adenuga – Nigerian Tribune – Nigerian Tribune


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The secret of my success is hard work - Mike Adenuga - Nigerian Tribune
Nigerian Tribune
Vision, hard work, dedication, patience, commitment, risk taking, obedience and yes, reclusiveness! These and many more have culminated to define the industrial mogul the world has come to know and celebrate. As the business mogul celebrates his 60th ...
Jonathan, Tinubu, Kalu salute Adenuga's attainments at 60 - GuardianThe Guardian Nigeria
Jonathan, Tinubu praise Adenuga as he clocks 60P.M. News
Jonathan hails Adenuga's exemplary entrepreneurship at 60Premium Times
THISDAY Live -Daily Sun
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The secret of my success is hard work – Mike Adenuga – Nigerian Tribune – Nigerian Tribune


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The secret of my success is hard work - Mike Adenuga - Nigerian Tribune
Nigerian Tribune
Vision, hard work, dedication, patience, commitment, risk taking, obedience and yes, reclusiveness! These and many more have culminated to define the industrial mogul the world has come to know and celebrate. As the business mogul celebrates his 60th ...
Jonathan, Tinubu, Kalu salute Adenuga's attainments at 60 - GuardianThe Guardian Nigeria
Jonathan, Tinubu praise Adenuga as he clocks 60P.M. News
Jonathan hails Adenuga's exemplary entrepreneurship at 60Premium Times
THISDAY Live -Daily Sun
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May Day: Jonathan to lead workers’ rally – Nigerian Tribune – Nigerian Tribune


May Day: Jonathan to lead workers' rally - Nigerian Tribune
Nigerian Tribune
PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan will lead the Nigerian workers' rally on May Day, as the president joins the organised labour at the Eagles Square, Abuja, for the special event commemorating the Nigerian Centenary. This was disclosed at a pre-May Day ...
NLC, TUC deny collecting money for May Day celebration - GuardianThe Guardian Nigeria

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Death sentence: Court hears Al-Mustapha, Shofolahan’s appeal today – Nigerian Tribune


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Death sentence: Court hears Al-Mustapha, Shofolahan's appeal today
Nigerian Tribune
The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos will, this morning, hear the appeal filed by Major Hamzat Al-Mustapha, the former Chief Security Officer (CSO) to the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha and Alhaji Lateef Shofolahan, an aide of the late Kudirat Abiola, ...
Court hears Al-Mustapha, Shofolahan's appeal Monday - GuardianThe Guardian Nigeria
Court To Hear Al-Mustapha's Death Sentence Appeal TomorrowCHANNELS

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Death sentence: Court hears Al-Mustapha, Shofolahan’s appeal today – Nigerian Tribune


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Death sentence: Court hears Al-Mustapha, Shofolahan's appeal today
Nigerian Tribune
The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos will, this morning, hear the appeal filed by Major Hamzat Al-Mustapha, the former Chief Security Officer (CSO) to the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha and Alhaji Lateef Shofolahan, an aide of the late Kudirat Abiola, ...
Court hears Al-Mustapha, Shofolahan's appeal Monday - GuardianThe Guardian Nigeria
Court To Hear Al-Mustapha's Death Sentence Appeal TomorrowCHANNELS

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Baga massacre: ‘It’s war against the people’ – Nigerian Tribune – Nigerian Tribune


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Baga massacre: 'It's war against the people' - Nigerian Tribune
Nigerian Tribune
DESPITE the claim by the Multinational Joint Task Force that it was provoked to launch a counter attack against insurgents at Baga, Borno State, penultimate Friday, the attack, which left about 185 people dead and about 2,000 house burnt, has been ...
Senator says more than 200 killed in BagaP.M. News

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Aregbesola is a gift to humanity, says Baptist Mission – Osun Defender


Osun Defender

Aregbesola is a gift to humanity, says Baptist Mission
Osun Defender
The Nigeria Baptist Convention (NBC) has described Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola as a gift to humanity. The Convention President of the Nigeria Baptist Mission, Rev. Olasupo Ayokunle spoke yesterday at the closing of the 100th National Baptist ...
Aregbesola : Love, Respect for Values Necessary for Religious HarmonyCodewit Global Network

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Aregbesola is a gift to humanity, says Baptist Mission – Osun Defender


Osun Defender

Aregbesola is a gift to humanity, says Baptist Mission
Osun Defender
The Nigeria Baptist Convention (NBC) has described Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola as a gift to humanity. The Convention President of the Nigeria Baptist Mission, Rev. Olasupo Ayokunle spoke yesterday at the closing of the 100th National Baptist ...
Aregbesola : Love, Respect for Values Necessary for Religious HarmonyCodewit Global Network

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Aregbesola is a gift to humanity, says Baptist Mission – Osun Defender


Osun Defender

Aregbesola is a gift to humanity, says Baptist Mission
Osun Defender
The Nigeria Baptist Convention (NBC) has described Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola as a gift to humanity. The Convention President of the Nigeria Baptist Mission, Rev. Olasupo Ayokunle spoke yesterday at the closing of the 100th National Baptist ...
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1000 Kano widows submitted for mass wedding – StarAfrica.com


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1000 Kano widows submitted for mass wedding
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Some 1000 widows in Kano, northern Nigeria have been handed over in marriage to their prospective husbands by State Governor, Alhaji Rabi'u Musa Kwankwaso, as part of a social initiative aimed at tackling moral decadence and strengthen the institution ...
1000 widows, divorcees in mass wedding in KanoNigerian Tribune
Kano holds Mass Wedding For 1000 WidowsThe Guardian Nigeria
1000 Couples Tie Knot in Kano Mass WeddingAllAfrica.com
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Militants kidnap nine oil workers in Bayelsa – Guardian – The Guardian Nigeria


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Militants kidnap nine oil workers in Bayelsa - Guardian
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NINE workers of two oil servicing companies, the Octopus Clan Nigerian Limited and the Deck Oil Services, were yesterday confirmed kidnapped along the Ilebiri Creek in the southern Ijaw area of Bayelsa State by gunmen suspected to be renegade militants.
With poverty in the North, Nigeria 'll n…Nigerian Tribune
76 held for oil theft in NigeriaHill Post
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Over One Million 2013 UTME Candidates May Not Gain Admission – CHANNELS


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Over One Million 2013 UTME Candidates May Not Gain Admission
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The Federal Government of Nigeria has said that over one million candidates sitting for the University Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) may not gain access into the tertiary institutions. The Minister of Education, Ruqayyatu Rufai told a news ...
1.2 m UTME candidates won't gain admission – FGThe Punch
No admission for 1.2m UTME candidates —FG •Says only 520000 slots ...Nigerian Tribune
82 JAMB candidates arrested for cheating in OgunPremium Times
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Police foil bank robbery In Aba, kill one suspect – DailyPost Nigeria


Police foil bank robbery In Aba, kill one suspect
DailyPost Nigeria
Plot by armed bandits to raid a commercial bank located on Asa Road in Aba, Abia State has been foiled by the police. One of the robbery suspects died in a shootout between the gang and the police. Confirming the incident, the Commissioner of Police in ...
Police foil bank robbery in AbaPremium Times

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Flood: Imo disburses FG’s intervention fund – DailyPost Nigeria


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Flood: Imo disburses FG's intervention fund
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Imo State communities affected by the flood disaster of last year have started receiving intervention fund from the state government. The fund is part of the N400 million donated to victims of the flood disaster in Oguta and Ohaji Egbema Local Government area ...
Flood: Imo Begins Disbursement of FG's Intervention FundCHANNELS

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Former Police Boss Blames FG For Low Police Standards – Leadership Newspapers


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Former Police Boss Blames FG For Low Police Standards
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A former Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sunday Adewusi, has heaped the blame for the poor standard of the Nigeria Police Force, lamenting that successive governments did not advance the course of the force as the country grew in population and ...
Nigerians Should Always Support Nigerian Police- IGCHANNELS
Former IG wants the best from policeDaily Times Nigeria
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EFCC, ICPC to debate Nigeria’s growth and global dimension of corruption at … – WorldStage


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EFCC, ICPC to debate Nigeria's growth and global dimension of corruption at ...
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The chairmen of both the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) will engage in a serious debate on how to salvage the nation from the vice grip of corruption on Monday, April 29 at the ...

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Apc merger: APGA moves to expel Okorocha – Codewit Global Network


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Apc merger: APGA moves to expel Okorocha
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Governor of Imo State, Rochas OkorochaThe ongoing merger of some political parties has deepened the crisis in the All Progressive Grand Alliance, as members of the party are intensifying moves to expel the Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, ...
Auto crash: Okorocha leaves UK for IsraelDailyPost Nigeria
Gov Rochas Okorocha arrives Nigeria TodayDaily Times Nigeria

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‘We Were Not Sponsored By Any Person Or Group’ – Guardian – The Guardian Nigeria


'We Were Not Sponsored By Any Person Or Group' - Guardian
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THE newly elected Speaker of the Taraba State House of Assembly, Haruna Tsokwa, has denied that members were sponsored to effect changes in the leadership of the House so as to facilitate the confirmation of the acting governor in substantive capacity.
Impeachment and Changing Game in Taraba PoliticsAllAfrica.com
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NGF Chair: Amaechi Banks On 18 PDP, APC Governors – Leadership Newspapers


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NGF Chair: Amaechi Banks On 18 PDP, APC Governors
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Ahead of the forthcoming election for the chairmanship of the Nigeria Governors' Forum (NGF), the presidency and the supporters of Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State are set for a “do or die” contest. While some governors of the ruling Peoples ...

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In Her Own Words… – THISDAY Live


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In Her Own Words...
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My Life, My Story: Autobiography of Nigeria's First Female Governor,? By Virgy Etiaba, Gallery Publications 2012 “Welcome. Come share my life, my story,” appears to be what the smiling, elegant, traditionally-attired Dame Virgy Etiaba is saying to you.
Traditional Rulers Urged To be Good Ambassadors - GuardianThe Guardian Nigeria
50 Prisoners Receive Catholic Confirmation SacramentCHANNELS

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Boko Haram: Can the amnesty committee perform magic? – Nigerian Tribune – Nigerian Tribune


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Boko Haram: Can the amnesty committee perform magic? - Nigerian Tribune
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Group Politics Editor, TAIWO ADISA, examines some salient issues and matters that have been said ought to be adequately addressed before the Federal Government's amnesty plan for Boko Haram members is finally consummated. PRESIDENT Goodluck ...
Local Solution Not Amnesty Will Address Boko HaramCHANNELS
Nigerian Government indicts politicians for creating Boko Haram, but punishes ...Premium Times
Up in Arms: International security bulletin (X)The World Outline
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FG grounds Amaechi’s plane •Claims it is operating illegally •NAMA defends self … – Nigerian Tribune


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FG grounds Amaechi's plane •Claims it is operating illegally •NAMA defends self ...
Nigerian Tribune
THE Nigeria civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), on Saturday, declared that the controversial aircraft in the service of Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State was on illegal operations in the country. Consequently, the NCAA has grounded the Bombardier-BD ...
NCAA formally grounds Governor Amaechi's planeP.M. News
FG bans Governor Amaechi's aircraft from flying in NigeriaPremium Times
NCAA Suspends Amaechi's Plane From Ever Flying AgainCHANNELS
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Death toll rises in Awka tanker crash – Premium Times


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Death toll rises in Awka tanker crash
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The Federal Road Safety Commission says five people died and 17 others were injured in the multiple accident involving a tanker and five buses in Awka, the Anambra capital, on Friday. There were reports on Friday that three persons died while 20 others ...
Awka Tanker Accident Claims At Least Five LivesCHANNELS
Tragedy In Awka, As 12 Die In UniZik Junction Multiple Auto CrashOsun Defender
7 die as tanker crushes 5 busesDaily Sun
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Northern Governors ask Boko Haram to halt renewed violence, urges military to … – DailyPost Nigeria


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Northern Governors ask Boko Haram to halt renewed violence, urges military to ...
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The Northern States Governors' Forum, NSGF, has again pleaded with violent Islamic group, Boko Haram, to give peace a chance and stop the renewed violence in the Northern region, DailyPost can report. Chairman of the forum and Niger State Governor, ...
Boko Haram - We Are in Serious Trouble, Northern Governors LamentAllAfrica.com
Gov. Aliyu calls for collective commitment of northern leaders to address insecurityDaily Times Nigeria
Northern govs beg Boko Haram to accept amnestyOsun Defender
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OMISORE: THE JESTER IN OSUN – Osun Defender


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OMISORE: THE JESTER IN OSUN
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omisore After being in the limbo for nearly two years, The Sun Newspapers managed to resurrect Senator Christopher Iyiola Omisore from death. In an interview he granted to the shouting tabloid and anchored by Duro Adeseko, the politician who is devoid of ...

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NJC Suspends Justice Talba for One Year – AllAfrica.com


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NJC Suspends Justice Talba for One Year
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Justice Abubakar Talba of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court has been suspended for 12 months without pay by the National Judicial Council (NJC) headed by Chief Justice of the Federation Justice Aloma Mukhtar. A statement signed by NJC's ...
NJC Suspends Talba Over N32b Pension Fraud Verdict - GuardianThe Guardian Nigeria
NJC Suspends Justice Talba For 12months Over Pension Scam RulingCHANNELS
Nigerian Judge suspended for one year over controversial ruling - AfriqueAfrique en Ligue
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France and Cameroon Paid Boko Haram $3.15 million To Free French Hostages … – CHANNELS


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France and Cameroon Paid Boko Haram $3.15 million To Free French Hostages ...
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Members of fundamentalist sect Boko Haram were paid an equivalent of around $3.15 million by French and Cameroonian negotiators before freeing seven French hostages this month, a confidential Nigerian government report obtained by Reuters said.
Nigeria's Boko Haram 'got $3m ransom' to free hostagesBBC News
There is nothing wrong in amnesty for Boko Haram members —Niger CAN ...Nigerian Tribune
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Insurance company CEO kidnapped in Lagos – P.M. News


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Insurance company CEO kidnapped in Lagos
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Kidnappers are still on the prowl in Lagos Nigeria, capturing their victims without the police able to do anything about it. The latest victim is a female head of an insurance company based in the city. The woman in her forties, was abducted a few metres away ...
FG blocks installation of 10000 security cameras in LagosOsun Defender
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Gunmen Attack Prison, Police Station, Bank in Adamawa – AllAfrica.com


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Gunmen Attack Prison, Police Station, Bank in Adamawa
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Gunmen on Thursday night attacked a prison, a police station and a bank in Adamawa State The attack occurred in Mayo Belwa Town, the birth place of the state governor, Murtala Nyako. The spokesperson of the police in the state, Ibrahim Mohammed, ...
Gunmen Attack Nyako's Hometown, Kill Two Policemen, Free Inmates - GuardianThe Guardian Nigeria
One killed, four others injured in Adamawa attackPremium Times
Gunmen attack hometown of Adamawa State GovernorDailyPost Nigeria
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Resettlement: FCT Natives Demand Better Deal From FG – Leadership Newspapers


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Resettlement: FCT Natives Demand Better Deal From FG
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The original inhabitants of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have requested the federal government to assure them of a better deal before the commencement of the ''land swap'' initiative in their communities. The indigenes, who spoke yesterday at a Town ...
N150bn compensation/resettlement deal runs into hitch in AbujaNigerian Tribune

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Constitution Amendment: Mark Cautions Senators On Self-Interest – Guardian – The Guardian Nigeria


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Constitution Amendment: Mark Cautions Senators On Self-Interest - Guardian
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SENATE President David Mark has called on Senators working to produce the draft-bill of the amendment to the 1999 Constitution to allow the collective interest of Nigerians to override their personal interest in the course of their assignment. Speaking in ...
Mark Urges Constitution Review Committee to Produce People-oriented DraftTHISDAY Live
No Fixed Position On Constitution Review - MarkLeadership Newspapers
Constitution review: Senate Committee to discuss status of Lagos, othersDaily Times Nigeria

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Tukur Sacks Son, Okiro, 12 Other Aides, Cites Re-organisation – Guardian – The Guardian Nigeria


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Tukur Sacks Son, Okiro, 12 Other Aides, Cites Re-organisation - Guardian
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THE wind of re-organisation blowing in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has led to the removal of the aides to the party's National Chairman, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur. Tukur's son, Awwal, who had served as his Special Adviser on Special Duties and former ...
PDP crisis latest: Tukur sacks son, Okiro, Filani, 11 othersNigerian Tribune
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Nigeria, US To Strengthen Political, Economic Ties – The Guardian Nigeria


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Nigeria, US To Strengthen Political, Economic Ties
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NIGERIA and the United States (U.S.) have agreed to work together as they have done in the past to strengthen political and economic bilateral relations as part of the objectives of the five sectors under their Bi-national Commission. The decision was part of ...
Insecurity: Nigeria Begs For US InterventionLeadership Newspapers
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ACF Condemns Use Of Excessive Force On Northern Communities, Wants Sani … – The Guardian Nigeria


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ACF Condemns Use Of Excessive Force On Northern Communities, Wants Sani ...
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NORTHERN elders has warned the Federal Government against the use of excessive force by the military on communities perceived to be Boko Haram enclaves, against the backdrop of the proposed amnesty programme for members of the sect, that is ...
Baga massacre shocking -ACF •Northern govs say attacks will jeopardise amnestyNigerian Tribune
Arewa Consultative Forum Condemns Baga KillingsCHANNELS
Boko Haram amnesty committee: Shehu Sani clarifies rejection of membershipDailyPost Nigeria
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FG Grounds, Releases Amaechi’s Plane – Guardian – The Guardian Nigeria


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FG Grounds, Releases Amaechi's Plane - Guardian
The Guardian Nigeria
THE simmering rift between the Presidency and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors' Forum (NGF) and Governor of Rivers State, Chibuike Amaechi, does not appear to thaw anytime soon, as aviation agencies Friday prevented the aircraft of the governor from ...
PDP govs forum: Amaechi, Akpabio in crucial talks •Saraki intervenesNigerian Tribune
“I Am Ready To Be Kwankwaso's Running Mate In 2015” – Rotimi AmaechiNigerian Bulletin
Ameachi - I Have No Rift With JonathanAllAfrica.com
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Copyright Commission urges Nigerians to boost creative talents of youths – Daily Times Nigeria


Copyright Commission urges Nigerians to boost creative talents of youths
Daily Times Nigeria
The Director-General of Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), Afam Ezekude, has urged Nigerians to take more interest in developing the creative talents of youths, toward building an intellectual future generation. Ezekude's call is contained in a statement ...
Publishers urge stiffer penalties for book piracy - GuardianThe Guardian Nigeria

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No mass grave in Baga, says DHQ – Daily Times Nigeria


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No mass grave in Baga, says DHQ
Daily Times Nigeria
The high powered delegation of senior military officers sent by the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) to assess the recent operation in Baga, Borno, said on Friday there was no mass grave in the area. Brig.-Gen. Chris Olukolade, Director of Defence Information, ...
Army begins assessment of Baga killingsDailyPost Nigeria
Nigerian military insists Baga civilian casualty exaggeratedPremium Times
From Boston to BagaAllAfrica.com
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Edo LG Polls: Oshiomhole Labels Protesters As ‘Hired Thugs’ – CHANNELS


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Edo LG Polls: Oshiomhole Labels Protesters As 'Hired Thugs'
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Edo State Governor Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has labelled those who protested the election resukts of the just concluded local government election results as “hired thugs”. He made this declaration while swearing in the Local Government Chairmen who ...
Oshiomhole needs 'deliverance' for evil electoral actions- PDPPremium Times

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Funmi Olayinka: My Friend, My Sister – Leadership Newspapers


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Funmi Olayinka: My Friend, My Sister
Leadership Newspapers
I was already seated when she walked into the busy Chinese restaurant in Ikeja that fateful evening end of January 2007. We had spoken on the phone twice but never met. I instinctively stood up and beckoned her to my table - 'Mrs Olayinka', I called out.
Ekiti Assembly, exco pay tribute to OlayinkaNigerian Tribune
Fayemi weeps as Olayinka's body arrives in Ekiti - GuardianThe Guardian Nigeria
Ekiti stands still as late Deputy governor is buried; We shall sustain the dream ...DailyPost Nigeria
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Businessman Remanded In Custody Over Alleged Kidnapping – Leadership Newspapers


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Businessman Remanded In Custody Over Alleged Kidnapping
Leadership Newspapers
Anene, who operates a lottery business at No. 20, Titilayo Adedoyin St., Omole Estate, Phase I, Ikeja, is facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and kidnapping. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the plea of the accused was, however, not taken.
Man remanded in prison for allegedly kidnapping his uncleDailyPost Nigeria

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Couple Remanded For Selling Their Twin Babies – P.M. News


Couple Remanded For Selling Their Twin Babies
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Mr. and Mrs. Augustine Agbona, the Ogwashi-Uku-based couple who allegedly sold their set of twins last week have been remanded in prison custody by an Asaba Chief Magistrate's Court. The couple along with two others simply identified as Okolie and ...
Couple In Prison For Selling Their Twins For N400,000 - Nigerian BulletinNigerian Bulletin
Couple arraigned for selling their twin babiesNigerian Tribune

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50 Prisoners Receive Catholic Confirmation Sacrament – CHANNELS


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50 Prisoners Receive Catholic Confirmation Sacrament
CHANNELS
The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Reverend Paulinus Ezeokafor on Thursday administered confirmation sacrament to 50 inmates in the Awka Prison during a pastoral visit. The Bishop was accompanied by the Anambra state governor, Mr. Peter Obi ...

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2015: I’ll Be Glad To Run With Kwankwaso – Amaechi – Osun Defender


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2015: I'll Be Glad To Run With Kwankwaso – Amaechi
Osun Defender
amechi kwakwanso Rivers State governor Rotimi Amaechi has said that he would be glad to contest as presidential running mate of Kano State governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso in 2015. Amaechi spoke in Kano Government House yesterday shortly after ...
Ameachi: I Have No Rift with JonathanTHISDAY Live
“I Am Ready To Be Kwankwaso's Running Mate In 2015” – Rotimi AmaechiNigerian Bulletin

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70 Catholic Churches destroyed in Benue crises – officials – Premium Times


70 Catholic Churches destroyed in Benue crises – officials
Premium Times
The Catholic Church in Benue says 70 of its Churches have been destroyed in the crises that rocked Benue in the past few months. Felix Apine, Coordinator, Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC), an outreach arm of the Church, told the News ...

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Edo Elections Was A Sham – Austin Osakue – CHANNELS


Edo Elections Was A Sham – Austin Osakue
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The Executive Director, Foundation for Good Governance and Social Change, Austin Osakue has referred to the just concluded Edo elections as a “sham”. While speaking on Channels Television Breakfast Show Sunrise Daily, he explained the issues that ...

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Boko Haram: We are in serious trouble, northern governors lament – Premium Times


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Boko Haram: We are in serious trouble, northern governors lament
Premium Times
Governors of the nineteen northern states in Nigeria under the aegis of Northern States Governors Forum, NSGF, said all of them are in trouble following the endemic insecurity that has bedeviled the region since 2009. The governors spoke on Thursday in ...
Amnesty for militants, Boko Haram: Lawyer files suit to stop programmeDaily Times Nigeria
Amnesty: North's dangerous game - Nigerian TribuneNigerian Tribune
Northern govs beg Boko Haram to accept amnestyOsun Defender
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Examination hall collapses in northern Nigeria, three students killed – Xinhua


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Examination hall collapses in northern Nigeria, three students killed
Xinhua
JALINGO, Nigeria, April 26 (Xinhua) -- Three college students were killed and more than 200 others were injured after an examination hall, where they were taking the West African Examination Council (WAEC) exam, collapsed, a senior government official ...
Building collapse: 5 students feared dead in Taraba - Nigerian TribuneNigerian Tribune
Collapsed Building - Eight Students Feared Dead in TarabaAllAfrica.com
Three killed, 200 injured as examination hall collapsesThe Nation

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Desperados: Kidnappers demand N30 million ransom for abducted 90-year-old … – ynaija


Desperados: Kidnappers demand N30 million ransom for abducted 90-year-old ...
ynaija
The abductors of Musa Adisa, the former president of the Master Bakers Association (MBAN), Ondo State Chapter have reportedly demanded for a N30m ransom for his release. Adisa, 90, was kidnapped on Tuesday while on his way to observe his early ...
Abductors of 90-year-old man demand N30m ransomNational Mirror
Abductors of 90-year old man demand N30mn ransomPremium Times

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5 killed as Fulani herdsmen clash with Egbe youths in Kogi – Nigerian Tribune – Nigerian Tribune


5 killed as Fulani herdsmen clash with Egbe youths in Kogi - Nigerian Tribune
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Over five people were reported dead in a clash between Egbe youths, in Yagba West Local Government Area of Kogi State and Fulani herdsmen over grazing of their cattle on the native's farm. An eye witness account informed the Nigerian Tribune that the ...

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Budget office delaying passage of amended 2013 budget -Tambuwal – Nigerian Tribune


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Budget office delaying passage of amended 2013 budget -Tambuwal
Nigerian Tribune
SPEAKER, House of Representatives, Honourable Aminu Tambuwal, on Thursday, accused the Director-General, Budget Office of the Federation, Dr Bright Okogu, of delaying passage of 2013 budget amendment. To this end, the second reading of the 2013 ...
Reps suspend debate on 2013 supplementary budgetNational Mirror
House Shelves Debate on 2013 Budget Amendment BillTHISDAY Live
Reps suspend debate on supplementary budgetDaily Times Nigeria

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Achebe’s Body to Arrive May 21 – THISDAY Live


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Achebe's Body to Arrive May 21
THISDAY Live
The remains of the late literary icon, Prof. Chinua Achebe, is expected to arrive at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport on May 21 and be buried on May 23. The Chairman, Chinua Achebe's National Transition Committee, Prof. Uzodinma Nwala, said this ...
Jonathan, Other Heads Of State To Attend Achebe's BurialLeadership Newspapers
Desmond Tutu leads international community to Achebe's burialPremium Times

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Attitudinal problem, lack of continuity, bane of Nigeria’s economic devt – Ajimobi – Nigerian Tribune


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Attitudinal problem, lack of continuity, bane of Nigeria's economic devt - Ajimobi
Nigerian Tribune
Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has identified attitudinal problem, lack of continuity and delegation of human responsibility for the spiritual as the banes of Nigeria's quest for rapid economic growth and development. He stated this while declaring open ...
Ajimobi lists factors against Nigeria's growth - GuardianThe Guardian Nigeria
FG Plans To Create 5m Jobs By 2015 - AgangaLeadership Newspapers
Nigeria Saves N4.2trn from Drop in Manufactured ImportsTHISDAY Live

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Lagos CP: Bamigbetan’s Kidnappers Have Fled to Ghana – THISDAY Live


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Lagos CP: Bamigbetan's Kidnappers Have Fled to Ghana
THISDAY Live
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Umar Manko, Thursday disclosed that the reason why the kidnappers of the Chairman of Ejigbo Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Kehinde Bamigbetan, have not been captured was because they had fled to ...
Bamigbetan: Suspected kidnappers flee to GhanaP.M. News

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PDP GOVS APPROVE NWC SACK •Over INEC report – Nigerian Tribune – Nigerian Tribune


PDP GOVS APPROVE NWC SACK •Over INEC report - Nigerian Tribune
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THE Peoples Democratic Party Governors' Forum (PDPGF) has thrown spanner into the works of the party's National Working Committee (NWC), lending its weight to the report of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) which posited that the ...

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Govt spends N900m on Zamfara lead poison victims – Guardian – The Guardian Nigeria


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Govt spends N900m on Zamfara lead poison victims - Guardian
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AS part of efforts to alleviate the suffering of victims of lead poisoning in Zamfara State, the Federal Government has expended the sum of N900 million to rebuild some of the villages so far affected by the devastation. Already, works have commenced on the ...
Spreading Development A Must, Not A Favour, Jonathan Tells Zamfara GovtCHANNELS
Lead Poisoning; Zamfara Appreciates N900 Million Grant From FGTHISDAY Live

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N10bn suit: Court to rule on Braithwaite’s application, June 7 – National Mirror


N10bn suit: Court to rule on Braithwaite's application, June 7
National Mirror
Justice Doris Okuwobi of a Lagos High Court, yesterday fixed June 7, for ruling on an application filed by an elder statesman, Dr Tunji Braithwaite, seeking an amendment to his originating processes in a suit he instituted against Standard Chartered Bank of ...

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