Monthly Archives: May 2013

How Osun State is empowering students with tablet devices and e-books – Osun Defender


Osun Defender
How Osun State is empowering students with tablet devices and e-books
Osun Defender
This guest contribution is by Gbenro Adegbola, former Managing Director of Evans Publishers. While at Evans Publishers, he worked with the Osun State Government on the launch of “Opon Imo” tablets aimed at reaching over 150,000 secondary school
Empowering Minds & Enriching Lives in Osun! You are Invited to 'Opon Imo Bella Naija

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Governors Forum Should Be Dissolved – Anniko Briggs – CHANNELS

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Sylva Appeals Court’s Refusal to Quash Charges – AllAfrica.com


Daily Sun
Sylva Appeals Court's Refusal to Quash Charges
AllAfrica.com
Former Bayelsa State governor Timipre Sylva, who was last year arraigned before an Abuja Federal High Court, has filed an appeal against the court's decision refusing his application to quash the six count charge of money laundering proffered against him
N6.4bn theft: Sylva fails to stop trial, heads to Appeal CourtDaily Sun
Court refuses Sylva's application to quash charge, travel abroadNigerian Tribune
N6.4 Billion Fraud: You Have A Case To Answer, Court Tells SylvaCHANNELS
THISDAY Live –National Mirror –WorldStage
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Lawyer Claims Constitution Of NJC Members Is Totally ‘Skewed’ – CHANNELS

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From Polymer To Notes : The Implication, Challenges And Gains – Nigerian Observer


Osun Defender
From Polymer To Notes : The Implication, Challenges And Gains
Nigerian Observer
LAGOS – Justice Ibrahim Saulawa of the Court of Appeal, Lagos, yesterday declined hearing an appeal filed by Maj. Hamza Al-Mustapha and Lateef Shofolahan, challenging a death sentence against them. Al-Mustapha, a former Chief Security Officer to late
Al-Mustapha's appeal suffers setback as judge withdraws from suitNigerian Tribune
Judge withdraws from Al-Mustapha, Shofolohan appealThe Guardian Nigeria
Judge Withdraws From Al-Mustapha's AppealCHANNELS
Leadership Newspapers –WorldStage
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Nigeria lawmakers pass anti-gay marriage bill – Houston Chronicle


Daily Nation
Nigeria lawmakers pass anti-gay marriage bill
Houston Chronicle
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's House of Representatives voted Thursday to ban gay marriage and outlaw any groups actively supporting gay rights, endorsing a measure that also calls for 10-year prison sentences for any "public show" of affection by a
Reps ban gay marriage: Homosexuals, lesbians risk 14-yr jail termNigerian Tribune
Nigeria House Votes to Ban Gay MarriageVoice of America
Nigerian parliament bans same-sex marriageBBC News
Bloomberg
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Reps to probe FG over alleged $40m internet surveillance contract – Nigerian Tribune


CHANNELS
Reps to probe FG over alleged $40m internet surveillance contract
Nigerian Tribune
THE House of Representatives, on Thursday, detailed its committees on Information Communication Technology, Justice and Anti-corruption to investigate the alleged award of over $40 million internet spying contract to a foreign company to monitor
30th May, 2013 15:01Reps Suspend FG's N 6 Billion Internet Surveillance The Streetjournal
Reps to probe $40m secret internet surveillance contract, asks FG to suspend WorldStage
BREAKING NEWS: Nigerian lawmakers order immediate suspension of $40 Osun Defender
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Ignore Ladoja’s letter, Oyo govt tells Jonathan – Nigerian Tribune


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Ignore Ladoja's letter, Oyo govt tells Jonathan
Nigerian Tribune
OYO State government has urged President Goodluck Jonathan to ignore a letter written by a former governor of the state, Senator Rashidi Ladoja, asking that the security special intervention force, the Operation Burst, be proscribed. The government also
ACN dismisses Ladoja, Alao-Akala chances in 2015The Punch
Nigeria: Mid Term Report – Carrying On Without Amala in OyoVanguard

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30% compensation paid to families of Dana crash victims – FG – Nigerian Tribune


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30% compensation paid to families of Dana crash victims – FG
Nigerian Tribune
THE Federal Government, on Thursday, revealed that about 30 per cent insurance claims has so far been paid by Dana Airline to the families of victims of Dana plane-crash about a year ago. A Dana Air plane with 153 passengers and crew on board had
Onyejeocha Advises Women Engineers to Advance AssociationTHISDAY Live
FG builds monument in memory of Dana crash victimsThe Guardian Nigeria
Dana plane crash: Minister explains delay in paying compensation to victims Premium Times

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14 years of democracy: It’s a mixed bag – Nigerian Tribune


Nigerian Tribune
14 years of democracy: It's a mixed bag
Nigerian Tribune
The essence of democratic government is the institution of good governance which will ensure effective and efficient management of public resources with a view to improving the lot of the people. When Nigerians were clamouring for democratic rule during
Judiciary Commended For Its Role In The Sustenance Of Democracyspyghana.com
We are not yet where we ought to be, says OsobaThe Guardian Nigeria
Mark Says Nigeria Has Overcome 'Teething' Problem Of DemocracyCHANNELS
DailyPost Nigeria –Nigerian Observer
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Money laundering: Customs intercept over N432million at Lagos airport – ynaija

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Jonathan, northern govs, others mourn ex-minister, Kontagora – The Guardian Nigeria


WorldStage
Jonathan, northern govs, others mourn ex-minister, Kontagora
The Guardian Nigeria
PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan and the Northern States Governors Forum (NSGF) Thursday described as a national loss the death of the former Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Maj.-Gen. Mamman Tsoho Kontagora, who was until his passage the
Deputy Chairman SURE-P, Kontagora Dies At 69CHANNELS
Northern govs, Senate president mourn, as former Minister Kontagora dies at 69WorldStage
Northern Governors describe Kontagora's death as monumental national lossPremium Times
Leadership Newspapers
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Nigeria: 2015 – Lamido, Amaechi’s Posters Flood Abuja – Vanguard


Vanguard
Nigeria: 2015 – Lamido, Amaechi's Posters Flood Abuja
Vanguard
Abuja — AS impeachment threat dangles before embattled Rivers State governor, Chibuike Amaechi , posters bearing his photograph and that of his Jigawa counterpart, Sule Lamido, for the 2015 presidential election now litter some parts of Abuja, the
2015: Lamido/Amaechi Posters Resurface In AbujaNigerian Bulletin
Amaechi-Lamido's Posters Flood AbujaAllAfrica.com
Amaechi's poster surfaces in Abuja: It is the handiwork of enemies – Rivers DailyPost Nigeria
Osun Defender –ynaija
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Jonathan Assures On Implementation Of National Broadband Plan – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers
Jonathan Assures On Implementation Of National Broadband Plan
Leadership Newspapers
President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday assured Nigerians that his administration would take immediate steps to fully implement the report of the Presidential Committee on National Broadband Strategy and Roadmap. Jonathan gave the assurance after
Jonathan receives National Broadband Strategy and Roadmap report, promises WorldStage

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Ikorodu: City where residents know no sleep – The Guardian Nigeria

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Jonathan Midterm Report: Nweze Analyzes The Good And Bad – CHANNELS

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2015: OBJ snubs Jonathan’s mid-term report, attends Lamido’s Economic Summit – DailyPost Nigeria


The Nation
2015: OBJ snubs Jonathan's mid-term report, attends Lamido's Economic Summit
DailyPost Nigeria
Ex-President, Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday gave a hint of what Nigerians should expect from him regarding the candidate he will support in the 2015 presidential election. Obasanjo had failed to show up at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, venue
Jigawa – Overcoming the Challenge of Educational ExpansionAllAfrica.com
Yes, I imposed Lamido and it has paid off – OBJNigerian Tribune
Obasanjo Confesses He Forced Sule Lamido On Jigawa PeopleCHANNELS
Osun Defender –THISDAY Live –Leadership Newspapers
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Breaking: Appeal court judge withdraws from Al-Mustapha’s case citing … – Premium Times

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Ajimobi Summons 15 School Heads Over Improper Dressing of Pupils – AllAfrica.com


Leadership Newspapers
Ajimobi Summons 15 School Heads Over Improper Dressing of Pupils
AllAfrica.com
Ibadan — Oyo State Governor Isiaq Abiola Ajimobi has summoned heads of 15 schools which participated in Children's Day march pass over improper dressing of their pupils. Shortly after taking salute at the Children's Day parade, which featured primary
Mrs Ajimobi's 'educate a rural child' programme rebuilds schoolNigerian Tribune
Ajimobi pledges to do more for Oyo state peopleP.M. News
Ajimobi Promises Infrastructural DevtTHISDAY Live
Leadership Newspapers
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NGF Crisis, A Setback For Democracy – NIPSS Alumni – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers
NGF Crisis, A Setback For Democracy – NIPSS Alumni
Leadership Newspapers
The Alumni Association of the National Institute (AANI) has described the on-going crisis rocking the Nigerian Governors' Forum (NGF), where two of them claim to have been elected its chairman, as a shame and a setback to democracy in the country.
Implication Of The Increasing Democratic Instability Of The Nation, And Arrant spyghana.com

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Suntai Will Be Back Soon, Says Taraba’s Acting Gov – Codewit Global Network

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FG: We’ve Done Well in the Last Two Years – THISDAY Live


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FG: We've Done Well in the Last Two Years
THISDAY Live
President Goodluck Jonathan and top officials of his administration Wednesday assessed the performance of the federal government under his leadership in the last two years and gave it a pass mark. Jonathan, Vice-President Namadi Sambo, Secretary to
Democracy Day: My Critics Lack Capacity To Assess Me – JonathanLeadership Newspapers
MID-TERM REPORT: HOW TO ASSESS MY GOVT, BY JONATHAN •Gowon Nigerian Tribune
Midterm Assessment: Professor Scores Jonathan 55 PercentCHANNELS
The Guardian Nigeria –Osun Defender
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Mixed results greet health sector performance under democracy, says NMA – The Guardian Nigeria

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Tragedy in Bayelsa: 20 feared killed in auto crash – Nigerian Tribune

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Reps probe Ministry of Works over N200bn abandoned projects…another N17bn … – Nigerian Tribune


National Mirror
Reps probe Ministry of Works over N200bn abandoned projects…another N17bn
Nigerian Tribune
Chairman of the committee, Honourable Olamilekan Adeola, disclosed this on Tuesday, in Abuja, when officials of the ministry, led by its permanent secretary, DrA K Mohammed, appeared before the committee over 28 queries raised against it by the office of
N200bn Misappropriation: Reps To Investigate Work Ministry, OthersLeadership Newspapers
Reps probe Works Ministry over N200bn abandoned projectsNational Mirror

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Reps probe Ministry of Works over N200bn abandoned projects…another N17bn … – Nigerian Tribune

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NLC honours Oyerinde, immortalises Bafyau, Imoudu – Nigerian Tribune

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NLC honours Oyerinde, immortalises Bafyau, Imoudu – Nigerian Tribune

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Lagos-Ibadan rail project to commence soon – Minister – Nigerian Tribune

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Ondo constitutes inquiry into Ile-Oluji crisis – Nigerian Tribune

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Emergency rule: NMA seeks govt’s support – Nigerian Tribune

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MID-TERM REPORT: HOW TO ASSESS MY GOVT, BY JONATHAN •Gowon … – Nigerian Tribune


CHANNELS
MID-TERM REPORT: HOW TO ASSESS MY GOVT, BY JONATHAN •Gowon
Nigerian Tribune
PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan, on Wednesday, presented the performance report of his administration in its first two years in office, with a call on his critics to develop objective assessment criteria rather than rate his government's performance from their
Jonathan, Mark, others vow Nigeria is indivisibleThe Guardian Nigeria
Mark Says Nigeria Has Overcome 'Teething' Problem Of DemocracyCHANNELS
Nigeria targets 200000 low-cost housing units in five yearsPremium Times
WorldStage –Leadership Newspapers
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Nigerian democracy under threat – Tambuwal – Nigerian Tribune


Nigerian Tribune
Nigerian democracy under threat – Tambuwal
Nigerian Tribune
SPEAKER of the House of Representatives, Honourable Aminu Tambuwal, has raised the alarm against what he described as “some anti-democratic traits” which, he said, were inimical to the well-being of democracy. This is just as he enjoined political
Democracy Day: Tambuwal Urges Government To Build Institution Of GovernanceCHANNELS
Tambuwal, Ihedioha Harp on UnityTHISDAY Live
Democracy Day: We've Made Tremendous Progress – WammakoLeadership Newspapers

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Former ANA president, Okediran, reads for girls in Kano – Nigerian Tribune

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Fashola: Lekki-Ikoyi bridge will be tolled – P.M. News


P.M. News
Fashola: Lekki-Ikoyi bridge will be tolled
P.M. News
Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State today commissioned the Lekki-Ikoyi link Bridge built at a cost of N29 billion. The bridge is the first suspension bridge in Africa. The bridge was planned and designed by Julius Berger engineers in Germany and

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The Future Awards announces 2013 activities’ calendar – Premium Times


Premium Times
The Future Awards announces 2013 activities' calendar
Premium Times
The Central Working Committee for The Future Awards has announced the formal calendar of activities for The Future Awards 2013, which is the 8th season of the awards. “It has been seven years of inspiring young Nigerian leaders across the country,” said
Nominate an Inspiring Young Nigerian for The Future Awards 2013 | View the Bella Naija

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Anambra State Varsity’s VC Expresses Confidence In Nigerian Students – CHANNELS


CHANNELS
Anambra State Varsity's VC Expresses Confidence In Nigerian Students
CHANNELS
The Vice chancellor of Anambra State University, Uli, Fidelis Okafor, has expressed great confidence in Nigerian students against the backdrop of declining academic quality in the country. The Vice chancellor of Anambra State University, Uli, Fidelis Okafor

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‘ECC will reduce crime, address emergency issues’ – The Guardian Nigeria

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2015: Lamido, Amaechi’s posters flood Abuja – ynaija


ynaija
2015: Lamido, Amaechi's posters flood Abuja
ynaija
Campaign posters for the 2015 elections bearing the images of the embattled governor of Rivers state, Rotimi Amaechi and Governor Sule Lamido now litter some parts of Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. Amaechi, who is facing political challenges after

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Video of Governors Forum Election Reminds Me Of Abacha’s Days – Onojuju – CHANNELS

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Confusion in Ogun over Democracy Day celebration – Premium Times


Premium Times
Confusion in Ogun over Democracy Day celebration
Premium Times
Ogun residents, in the mood to celebrate the second year of the Ibikunle Amosun administration in Ogun State and the May 29 Democracy Day celebration, were disappointed as the governor and other top government officials shunned the celebration.
Emerging Trends In Ogun Ahead 2015 Governorship PollLeadership Newspapers
Amosun unveils scorecard, thanks the peopleP.M. News

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Democracy Must Be Sustained- Senate President – CHANNELS


CHANNELS
Democracy Must Be Sustained- Senate President
CHANNELS
Senate President David Mark has stressed that there is no alternative to democracy as a system of government. Senator Mark in a good will message to Nigerians to mark this year's democracy day noted that irrespective of some short comings, Nigerians
Mark Assures Nigeria's Problem Not Insurmountable.Leadership Newspapers

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NEMA, Shettima – Only 126 Nigerians Fled to Niger – AllAfrica.com


AllAfrica.com
NEMA, Shettima – Only 126 Nigerians Fled to Niger
AllAfrica.com
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima yesterday said only 126 Nigerians were confirmed to have fled to Niger Republic in the wake of the military campaign in parts of the Northeast. They said this
JTF operations: NEMA deny reports that 6000 Nigerians fled to Niger RepublicDailyPost Nigeria
NEMA Faults Media Report Over Fleeing 6000 Nigerians To NigerLeadership Newspapers
Emergency Rule: Only 126 Nigerians Have Fled to Niger, Says NEMATHISDAY Live
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Kwara Poly Shut as Students Protest Killing of Colleague – AllAfrica.com


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Kwara Poly Shut as Students Protest Killing of Colleague
AllAfrica.com
Ilorin — For the second day, business activities in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, were at a standstill following continued demonstration by students of the state polytechnic peeved by Monday's shooting of their colleague. The victim, Ahmed Dayo, an ND 1
Kwara Poly shut indefinitely over students' protestNigerian Tribune
Government Shuts Kwara Polytechnics Following Violent ProtestCHANNELS
Kwara Poly Shut Over Students' UnrestLeadership Newspapers
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Anambra closes ASTA office over okada rider’s death – DailyPost Nigeria

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Amnesty: Heroism or cowardice? – The Guardian Nigeria


Daily Nation
Amnesty: Heroism or cowardice?
The Guardian Nigeria
THE issue of granting amnesty to the Boko Haram sect by the Federal Government of Nigeria under the leadership of President Goodluck Jonathan has now become the channel of choice that most Nigerians are tuned in to on the bouquet designated,
Nigeria: Government winning war on terrorThe Africa Report
Ending Boko Haram InsurgenceNigerian Observer
GEJ, his military chiefs, Asari-Dokubo and 2015The Nation
CHANNELS –Zee News
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Democracy Day: NLC, Others Score President Low – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers
Democracy Day: NLC, Others Score President Low
Leadership Newspapers
As the country celebrates another Democracy Day, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said that the federal government has not done enough to alleviate the poverty and suffering of Nigerians. This was contained in a communique issued at the end of
Democracy Day: IG Orders Round-the-Clock SecurityTHISDAY Live

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Democracy Day: NLC, Others Score President Low – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers
Democracy Day: NLC, Others Score President Low
Leadership Newspapers
As the country celebrates another Democracy Day, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said that the federal government has not done enough to alleviate the poverty and suffering of Nigerians. This was contained in a communique issued at the end of
NLC honours past union leadersP.M. News
Focus attention on labour issues-NLC tells delegatesspyghana.com

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EFCC Opposes Sylva’s Application to Travel Abroad – THISDAY Live


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EFCC Opposes Sylva's Application to Travel Abroad
THISDAY Live
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Tuesday told a Federal High Court in Abuja that the former Governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva, might escape trial if allowed to travel out of the country. Sylva, who is standing trial before the court
N6.46bn fraud: EFCC opposes ex-Bayelsa Governor, Sylva's bid to travel abroadPremium Times
Don't Allow Sylva Travel Abroad, EFCC Urges CourtCHANNELS

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The Measure of Progress – THISDAY Live

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Arik Air makes air return over bad weather – The Guardian Nigeria

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Minister defends cancellation of UTME results – The Guardian Nigeria


Osun Defender
Minister defends cancellation of UTME results
The Guardian Nigeria
MINISTER of Education, Prof. Ruquayyatu Ahmed Rufa'i has stated that the 16,000 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results that were cancelled was due to corrupt practices and other offences on the part of candidates. She vowed that there
Minister Vows to Combat Impunity in Nigeria's Education Sector!The Streetjournal

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Minister defends cancellation of UTME results – The Guardian Nigeria

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Okorocha to dissolve cabinet, spends N20bn on Imo rural roads – Premium Times

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Jonathan Kick-Starts N162.9 Billion Zungeru Hydroelectric Power Project – CHANNELS


CHANNELS
Jonathan Kick-Starts N162.9 Billion Zungeru Hydroelectric Power Project
CHANNELS
President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday kick-started the N162.9 billion Zungeru Hydroelectric Power Project in Niger State. President Jonathan in his speech, said that the hydro dam project, when constructed, would generate 700 megawatts of electricity for
Zungeru Dam: A Chief Servant's Dream For A Centenary TownLeadership Newspapers

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Fashola, CJ task judges on justice, fairness – The Guardian Nigeria


P.M. News
Fashola, CJ task judges on justice, fairness
The Guardian Nigeria
GOVERNOR Babatunde Fashola on Tuesday admonished judges in the Lagos State judiciary to be upright and fearless in the discharge of their duties. Administering the oath of office on six newly appointed judges of the State High Court at Alausa, the
Fashola Swears In Six New High Court JudgesCHANNELS
Sagay, Utomi Urge FG to Learn from Lagos Condemn cancellation of first metro THISDAY Live
FG To Establish National Children Resource CentreNigerian Observer
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Fani-Kayode dumps PDP for APC – The Guardian Nigeria

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Lagos lawmakers fault tolling of Lekki-Ikoyi link-bridge, as bridge opens … – The Guardian Nigeria


P.M. News
Lagos lawmakers fault tolling of Lekki-Ikoyi link-bridge, as bridge opens
The Guardian Nigeria
PROPOSAL by the Lagos State government to charge toll rates ranging from N100 to N400 on the Lekki-Ikoyi link bridge was Tuesday faulted by lawmakers in the state. Except for their Speaker, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, about 20 lawmakers present at the plenary,
Lagos new bridge opens, toll to waitP.M. News
NIGERIA: Lagos Assembly Divided over Lekki Bridge Concession AgreementCodewit Global Network

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Calm, apprehension, as Lakyo people await govt inquiry into killings – The Guardian Nigeria

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Bauchi, Kogi, 2 others lead in road accidents – P.M. News


P.M. News
Bauchi, Kogi, 2 others lead in road accidents
P.M. News
Nigeria's Federal Road Safety Commission said on Tuesday that four states, Bauchi, Kogi, Kaduna and Delta, and the FCT recorded the highest number of road accidents and deaths in 2012 and the first quarter of 2013. Mr Osita Chidoka, the Corps Marshal

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UPDATE 1-Pirates kidnap oil tanker crew off Nigeria -security sources – Reuters UK


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UPDATE 1-Pirates kidnap oil tanker crew off Nigeria -security sources
Reuters UK
Tue May 28, 2013 3:26pm BST. (Updates with comment from security industry). ABUJA May 28 (Reuters) – Armed pirates attacked an oil products tanker off the coast of Nigeria in West Africa and abducted an unknown number of crew, security sources said on
Pirates Hijack Tanker Off Nigerian CoastVoice of America
Pirates hijacked fuel tanker off the coast of NigeriaInSerbia News
Pirates reportedly hijack fuel tanker off Nigeria's oil-rich delta, kidnapping sailorsVancouver Sun
ABC News –Expatica Germany
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Fashola, Uduaghan Hail Channels Cup Winners – P.M. News


P.M. News
Fashola, Uduaghan Hail Channels Cup Winners
P.M. News
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola and his Delta State counterpart, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, have congratulated Ogedegbe Primary School, Warri for winning the 2013 Channels National Kids Cup. Both governors also commended Mr. John
Ogedegbe Primary School Wins Channels National Kids CupCHANNELS
Delta Wins Channels Kids' CupTHISDAY Live

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EFCC Arrests NFF Vice President – CHANNELS


CHANNELS
EFCC Arrests NFF Vice President
CHANNELS
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested the Vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mike Umeh. Umeh was picked up by operatives of the Commission on Monday in Lagos, following a warrant by a Sokoto State High
NFF vice-president Umeh faces money laundering chargesBBC Sport
EFCC arrests NFF vice-president for money launderingDailyPost Nigeria
EFCC arrests Nigerian Football chief for alleged involvement in N15bn fraudPremium Times
THISDAY Live
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Brain-Injured Governor Suntai to be replaced soon – DailyPost Nigeria


DailyPost Nigeria
Brain-Injured Governor Suntai to be replaced soon
DailyPost Nigeria
Gov Danbaba-suntai Reports reaching DailyPost clearly shows that brain-injured Governor of Taraba state, Alhaji Danbaba Suntai, might be replaced soon. DailyPost gathered that a political bigwig in the state had squealed that “Alhaji Danbaba Suntai will
Brain-Injured Governor Suntai To Be ReplacedOsun Defender
Taraba Acting Governor To Succeed Danbaba SuntaiLeadership Newspapers
Update: Opposition leader to help PDP resolve its Taraba crisisPremium Times

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Families Sue Dana Airlines over Plane Crash – Osun Defender


Osun Defender
Families Sue Dana Airlines over Plane Crash
Osun Defender
dana-plane-crash-site 65 of the families both Nigerians and foreigners have instituted legal action against Dana airlines, the owners of the airlines that crashed at the Iju-Ishaga area of Lagos state killing all the passengers on board on June 3, 2012.
Crash victims' relatives paid $3.95m compensation —DanaThe Punch
Dana Crash: Officials Say 11 families Have Received Full CompensationCHANNELS
Dana Crash: 11 Victims' Relations Received Compensation, One Year AfterTHISDAY Live
Leadership Newspapers –National Mirror
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AREGBESOLA CHARGES YOUTHS ON HARDWORK – Osun Defender


Osun Defender
AREGBESOLA CHARGES YOUTHS ON HARDWORK
Osun Defender
Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has charged youths in the State to work hard in their different areas of endeavor for them to become wealthy in life. oyes. Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola having a look at some of the products of O-YES Cadets
Osun Government Celebrates Children's DayNewsPoint Africa
Over 50 traditional rulers converge on Osun for Oodua World Children's Day •As Nigerian Tribune
Osun Celebrate Children Day in Grand StyleAllAfrica.com
Leadership Newspapers
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Authentication: How OOU students’ unrest was arrested – Nigerian Tribune


Nigerian Tribune
Authentication: How OOU students' unrest was arrested
Nigerian Tribune
The 2012/2013 Harmattan Semester Examination of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, was scheduled to start penultimate Monday, but it was disrupted by some students of the institution, who believed that the examinations should be
Police Foil Students Riot At OOULeadership Newspapers

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Poverty: Man Beats Wife To Death Over N500 – Nigerian Bulletin

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Beware Of Strangers, Fashola Tells Children – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers
Beware Of Strangers, Fashola Tells Children
Leadership Newspapers
Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola yesterday urged children to be safety conscious and wary of strangers who could harm them. Fashola spoke at a programme organised by the state to celebrate this year`s Children`s Day in Ikeja. Addressing a large

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Governors preach morals on Children’s Day – The Guardian Nigeria


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Governors preach morals on Children's Day
The Guardian Nigeria
Yobe State Government has called on the public and private sectors to concentrate efforts in making children become patriotic and responsible citizens in building the nation for prosperity and development at all levels. State Commissioner for Women Affairs,
Children's Day: Plateau tasks parents on proper child upbringingPremium Times

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Lagos seeks out-of-court settlement in suit over Hijab – The Guardian Nigeria


Leadership Newspapers
Lagos seeks out-of-court settlement in suit over Hijab
The Guardian Nigeria
THE Lagos State government on Monday told an Ikeja High Court, presided over by Justice Olubunmi Oyewole, that it is considering an out-of-court settlement in the suit filed by the state chapter of Muslim Students' Society of Nigeria (MSSN) over an alleged
Hijab ban: 12-year-olds sue Lagos as Muslim students protestPremium Times
Muslim Students Protest Over Ban Of HijabP.M. News

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Court upholds Okwu, Okoye as APGA chairmen – The Guardian Nigeria


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Court upholds Okwu, Okoye as APGA chairmen
The Guardian Nigeria
THE stage is set, once again, for another protracted legal battle for the soul of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), as an Awka High Court in Anambra State, presided by Justice Hope O. Ozor, on Monday upheld the party's national convention in Awka
Court Upholds Akwu As APGA National ChairmanCHANNELS
Breaking News: MAXI OKWU IS APGA AUTHENTIC CHAIRMAN—Court rulesOsun Defender
APGA Crisis – Umeh Raises Alarm On Judicial RecklessnessAllAfrica.com
Codewit Global Network
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Ogedegbe Primary School Wins Channels National Kids Cup – CHANNELS

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Health Workers Union appeals to Governor Orji on salary disparity – DailyPost Nigeria

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Police Shoot Kwara Poly Student – PM News – Osun Defender


Osun Defender
Police Shoot Kwara Poly Student – PM News
Osun Defender
ahmed dayo Commercial and other social activities were on Monday, 27 May, paralysed in Ilorin, Kwara state capital, following a violent protest by students of the Kwara State Polytechnic. One of the students was allegedly shot by a police escort attached to

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Police Shoot Kwara Poly Student – P.M. News


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Police Shoot Kwara Poly Student
P.M. News
Commercial and other social activities were on Monday, 27 May, paralysed in Ilorin, Kwara state capital, following a violent protest by students of the Kwara State Polytechnic. One of the students was allegedly shot by a police escort attached to one of the

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Ohaneze condemns treason charge on MASSOB members – DailyPost Nigeria

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103 illegal alliens arrested in Kaduna – The Punch


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103 illegal alliens arrested in Kaduna
The Punch
Kaduna State Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service said they arrested 103 illegal aliens from the Republic of Niger at the Government Reserved Areas in the state capital. Those arrested, the State Comptroller of Immigration, Hamman Yeri said would
103 Illegal immigrants arrested in Kaduna, face deportationynaija
Nis Deports 108 Illegal Aliens in KadunaTHISDAY Live
I Bribed Officers With N3, 000 To Cross Border — Illegal ImmigrantsLeadership Newspapers

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PDP Goes Spiritual To Remove ACN Governor – Osun Defender


Daily Sun
PDP Goes Spiritual To Remove ACN Governor
Osun Defender
The Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, has described the recent prayer session organised by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to stop the second term bid of Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, as a mockery of religion. ACN called on PDP to first of all
PDP prayers against Amosun's government is mockery of religion – ACN blasts DailyPost Nigeria
Ekiti 2014: The road to PDP victoryDaily Sun

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Amaechi Is Threat To PDP – Modibbo – CHANNELS


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Amaechi Is Threat To PDP – Modibbo
CHANNELS
The National Coordinator, Concerned Democrats of Conscience, Ibrahim Modibbo has said that the reason Governor Chibuike Amaechi is not getting the full support of his party members is because he is considered a 'threat' to the leadership of the Peoples'
NGF Crisis: PDP Suspends Gov AmaechiP.M. News
Days After NGF Polls: PDP Wields Big Stick, Suspends Amaechi!The Streetjournal
NGF election: Rivers citizens, Fayemi, others hail Amaechi's victoryNigerian Tribune
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Governor Nyako of Adamawa vows to sue Jonathan over funding for State of … – Premium Times


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Governor Nyako of Adamawa vows to sue Jonathan over funding for State of
Premium Times
The Adamawa State Governor, Murtala Nyako, has vowed to sue President Goodluck Jonathan and the Federal Governor over the plans of the latter to use funds meant for the state to finance the emergency rule declaration. President Jonathan on May 14
State of emergency may end soon – JonathanNigerian Tribune
Residents revert to traditional communication mode in emergency statesThe Guardian Nigeria
Emergency Rule May Not Last Six Months, Jonathan Tells UNLeadership Newspapers
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Kaduna School Wins Third Place Of Channels National Kids Cup – CHANNELS

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Obasanjo Wants Growth To Add Value To Life Of African People – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers
Obasanjo Wants Growth To Add Value To Life Of African People
Leadership Newspapers
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo in Addis Ababa on Sunday urged economists and development experts to address the lopsided Africa GDP growth that failed to add value to the life of the peoples of the continent. Obasanjo spoke in the context
US finally removes Nigeria from Obama's itineraryThe Guardian Nigeria
Why Obama Keeps Skipping NigeriaAllAfrica.com
Ezekiel: Democracy Encourages Nigeria's Manufacturing SectorTHISDAY Live

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Sambo Urges Nigerians To Support Government In Nation Building – CHANNELS


CHANNELS
Sambo Urges Nigerians To Support Government In Nation Building
CHANNELS
The Vice President of Nigeria, Namadi Sambo has called on all citizens to join hands with the government in building a better nation. Addressing a gathering of friends and associates of Chief Edwin Clark in Abuja, Mr. Sambo said the federal government

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Nigerian Navy to receive more ex-US vessels – defenceWeb


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Nigerian Navy to receive more ex-US vessels
defenceWeb
alt The Nigerian Navy will receive two more ex-United States vessels next year, the US Navy Survey Ship John McDonnell and the US Coast Guard Cutter Gallatin. Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Dele Ezeoba, on Friday said that the two vessels would be

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SSS Forgives Ombatse Over Killing of 10 Officers – AllAfrica.com


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SSS Forgives Ombatse Over Killing of 10 Officers
AllAfrica.com
The State Security Service (SSS) has forgiven the Ombatse cult group for killing its 10 officers, its Director General Ita Ekpenyong said. Ekpenyong declared this during the candlelight vigil held at the SSS headquarters in Abuja in honor of the 10 SSS
SSS 10: I share your grief – Jonathan •…We've forgiven the perpetrators – SSS Nigerian Tribune
Tears, as SSS, families, pay last respects to victims of Nasarawa killingsThe Guardian Nigeria
We Have Forgiven Killers Of Our Operatives – SSS DGLeadership Newspapers
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EMPLOYMENT: Minister unveils official portal for recruitment – Osun Defender


Osun Defender
EMPLOYMENT: Minister unveils official portal for recruitment
Osun Defender
Arising from the spate of allegations of job scam in the Ministry of Interior and its agencies, the Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro has unveiled a website portal that will henceforth be used for purposes of employment in to the Nigerian Prisons Service,
Job racketeering: FG establishes paramilitary e-recruitment portalNigerian Tribune
Still on the Border Policing QuestionTHISDAY Live

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Six Dead, Scores Injured as Cultists Clash in Lagos – THISDAY Live


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Six Dead, Scores Injured as Cultists Clash in Lagos
THISDAY Live
About six persons were, at the weekend, killed and scores inflicted with varying degree of injuries in a renewed clash between three opposing cult factions in Ajah, Lagos. When the fight broke out, residents and motorists fled to safety as the warring factions
Six killed as Lagos youths clash during matchOsun Defender
NURTW clash claims 6 in LagosNigerian Tribune
Six feared killed in Ajah factional clashThe Guardian Nigeria
Leadership Newspapers
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Leadership Tussle: Boroffice, Akeredolu split Ondo ACN over APC – Osun Defender


Osun Defender
Leadership Tussle: Boroffice, Akeredolu split Ondo ACN over APC
Osun Defender
An attempt by the Senator representing Ondo North in the National Assembly, Prof. Ajayi Boroffice, to assume leadership of the new merger party, All Progressive Congress, has caused a major division among members of the Action Congress of Nigeria in
APC: For ANPP, It's Yet Another MergerLeadership Newspapers

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Leadership Tussle: Boroffice, Akeredolu split Ondo ACN over APC – Osun Defender


Osun Defender
Leadership Tussle: Boroffice, Akeredolu split Ondo ACN over APC
Osun Defender
An attempt by the Senator representing Ondo North in the National Assembly, Prof. Ajayi Boroffice, to assume leadership of the new merger party, All Progressive Congress, has caused a major division among members of the Action Congress of Nigeria in

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Canada to partner Edo on vocational training – Nigerian Tribune

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Wamakko set for multiple projects commissioning in Sokoto – Nigerian Tribune

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236 councillors endorse Amosun for second term – The Punch


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236 councillors endorse Amosun for second term
The Punch
Councillors under the aegis of Ogun State Local Government Legislative Forum on Sunday endorsed Governor Ibikunle Amosun for a second term in office. The 236 legislators from the 20 local government areas of the state said this at a press conference in
Ogun Approves N1bn for Light Rail SystemTHISDAY Live
Ogun offers free surgery to 800Premium Times
N200m Scam: Civil Servants Urges Amosun to Follow Due ProcessCodewit Global Network
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N81m largesse: Fresh 100 Ijegun explosion victims surface – The Punch


National Mirror
N81m largesse: Fresh 100 Ijegun explosion victims surface
The Punch
No fewer than 100 people have identified themselves as another set of victims of the 2008 Ijegun pipeline explosion in Lagos State. The new claimants were not among 233 earlier captured in the Lagos State Government's data and were allocated N81m for
Ijegun explosion: 100 fresh victims demand compensationNational Mirror

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Ekiti deputy gov brokers peace in Ikere community/PHCN crisis – Nigerian Tribune

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Policy shift?: US defends peace overtures to Taliban – The Express Tribune


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Policy shift?: US defends peace overtures to Taliban
The Express Tribune
Secretary of State Kerry says it's better to bring foes to the table than fight them. By AFP. Published: May 27, 2013. Tweet · Share this article Print this page Email. “I am convinced that we have one of the strictest, most accountable and fairest programmes,”
Drone strikes has helped to root out al-Qaeda in Pakistan: John KerryIndian Express
Kerry, in Ethiopia, Strongly Defends Drone PolicyWall Street Journal
Obama Administration Turns Attention Toward AfricaNPR
Philly.com –iAfrica.com –Boston Globe
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Uduaghan, cleric, at democracy day service, urge positive attitude – The Guardian Nigeria


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Uduaghan, cleric, at democracy day service, urge positive attitude
The Guardian Nigeria
AS the nation braces up to mark the yearly Democracy Day on May 29 with an inter-denominational church service at the National Christian Centre, Abuja, a cleric, G.O. Olutola, has warned that citizens need to work for righteousness as the only condition for
Uduaghan Refutes Death RumourTHISDAY Live
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FCTA to deploy sanitation task force in Abuja – WorldStage


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FCTA to deploy sanitation task force in Abuja
WorldStage
The Honourable Minister of State for Federal Capital Territory, Oloye Olajumoke Akinjide, has disclosed that the Administration would deploy a Sanitation Task Force in the territory as part of concerted efforts to ensure a clean environment. Akinjide stated this

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Tears as SSS buries 10 slain officers – DailyPost Nigeria


DailyPost Nigeria
Tears as SSS buries 10 slain officers
DailyPost Nigeria
The headquarters of State Security Service,SSS,in Abuja, was emotion-soaked as ten officers who died during an operation against a cult group (Ombatse) at Eggon Village in Nasarawa State, were honoured with candle light procession. The fallen agents

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Imo Police Rescues 72 Year-Old From Suspected Kidnappers – CHANNELS


CHANNELS
Imo Police Rescues 72 Year-Old From Suspected Kidnappers
CHANNELS
The Imo State police command has rescued a 72 year-old man; Mr Emmanuel Ujagba who was alleged to have been kidnapped by some unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers in Umuebele Okporo in Orlu Local Government Area. While parading the
72-year-old kidnap victim rescued in Imo stateDailyPost Nigeria
3 kidnappers killed as police rescue 72-year-old man in Imoynaija

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