Monthly Archives: July 2013

Nigeria to withdraw troops from Mali – www.worldbulletin.net


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Nigeria to withdraw troops from Mali
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Spokesman of Defense Ministry Chris Olukolade said Nigeria would pull 700 of his 1,000 troops from Mali in order to fight an uprising in its northeast. Tweet. World Bulletin/News Desk. The Nigerian Defense Ministry said the country would start to withdraw its ...
Nigeria to start Mali troop withdrawalNews24
Nigeria begins withdrawal of troops from Mali tomorrowDailyPost Nigeria
Nigeria to start withdrawing troops from Mali: officialAFP
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Prison officers attempting to sodomise Okah – Keyamo claims – DailyPost Nigeria


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Prison officers attempting to sodomise Okah – Keyamo claims
DailyPost Nigeria
Lagos base lawyer and human rights activist, Festus Keyamo, has claimed that officials of the Nigerian Prisons Service, Kuje, Abuja have been attempting to forcefully perform acts of sodomy with Niger Delta opinion leader, Charles Okah. Keyamo made this ...
Keyamo Alleges Sodomy Attempt On Terror SuspectAllAfrica.com
Oct 1 Bombing: Charles Okah Alleges Sexual Assault By Prison OfficialsLeadership Newspapers
“How Warders Tried To Sodomize Charles Okah in Kuje Prison”- Festus KeyamoThe Streetjournal
Premium Times (press release)
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ACF, JNI Condemn Kano Killings, Call for Dialogue – AllAfrica.com


Osun Defender

ACF, JNI Condemn Kano Killings, Call for Dialogue
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Kaduna — The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) yesterday condemned the multiple bomb blasts in Sabo Gari area of Kano state killing about 20 persons and injuring many others. The forum in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Anthony Sani, ...
KANO BLAST: FATHER LOSES 2 KIDS, HOSPITALISED •45 were killed ...Nigerian Tribune
Kano blasts: Sultan, ACF, Afenifere, others condemn killingsOsun Defender
ACF tells Boko Haram give peace a chanceWorldStage
Leadership Newspapers
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NEMA – Country Lost N2.6 Trillion to Floods in 2012 – AllAfrica.com


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NEMA - Country Lost N2.6 Trillion to Floods in 2012
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Ibadan — Nigeria lost an estimated N2.6 trillion to the flood that ravaged 23 states of the federation in 2012, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said in Ibadan yesterday. According to the agency,363 deaths were recorded in the incident ...
Nigeria Lost N2.6trn To Floods In 2012 – NEMALeadership Newspapers
FG Implements UN Measures on Flood DisasterTHISDAY Live
2012 flood disaster: NEMA yet to resettle 7m displaced personsDaily Sun
The Nation -WorldStage
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Lagos Finance Commissioner Resigns – AllAfrica.com


Osun Defender

Lagos Finance Commissioner Resigns
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Lagos — The Lagos State Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Tokunboh Abiru has resigned his appointment with the state government. Abiru tendered his letter of resignation to Governor Babatunde Fashola during the State executive council meeting yesterday ...
Stakeholders task Fashola on speedy rehabilitation of industrial estateThe Guardian Nigeria
NIGERIA: Fashola has illegal detention camps in lagos?Codewit Global Network

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Attackers Kill Three in Taraba – AllAfrica.com


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Attackers Kill Three in Taraba
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Jalingo — Three people were killed in Tapga village of Ibi local government area of Taraba state yesterday when armed persons suspected to have come from neighbouring Tarok village in Plateau invaded the community. Our correspondent gathered that ...
Attackers kill five in TarabaThe Guardian Nigeria
Five confirmed killed in Taraba attackDailyPost Nigeria
Gunmen Attack Village, Kill Five PersonsTHISDAY Live
Leadership Newspapers
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State of the Nation – Four Governors Meet Shagari – AllAfrica.com


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State of the Nation - Four Governors Meet Shagari
AllAfrica.com
Sokoto — Four northern governors yesterday visited former President Alhaji Shehu Shagari over issues affecting Nigeria. The governors are Alhaji Rabi'u Kwankwaso (Kano), Alhaji Sule Lamido (Jigawa), Alhaji Murtala Nyako (Adamawa) and the host Aliyu ...
Why we visited ex-presidents - 5 northern govs •Visit ShagariNigerian Tribune
2015 Polls: Four Northern Govs Meet with ShagariTHISDAY Live
Four governors meet Shagari in SokotoWorldStage
Daily Times Nigeria -Premium Times
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Nigeria begins troop surge over new attacks by Boko Haram in Maiduguri – Afrique en Ligue


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Nigeria begins troop surge over new attacks by Boko Haram in Maiduguri
Afrique en Ligue
Abuja, Nigeria - Following the attack and killing of 22 members of the Youth Vigilance Group in Dawashi and Mainok in Borno State by the Boko Haram sect last Saturday, the Nigerian is military sending more Special Forces and equipment to the north-east ...
Kano Bombings - 12 Persons Dead-JTFAllAfrica.com
Kano Bombing: DHQ Orders Troops to Fish out KillersDaily Times Nigeria
Killers Of 'Civilian JTF' Wll Be Tracked Down – DHQLeadership Newspapers

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INEC Rejects PDP’s Choice for Anambra Chair – AllAfrica.com


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INEC Rejects PDP's Choice for Anambra Chair
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Abuja — The leadership tussle in the Anambra State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) deepened Tuesday as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) rejected the appointment of Mr. Ken Emeakayi, as the party chairman in the ...
INEC rejects Emeakayo as Anambra State PDP chairmanNigerian Tribune
Anambra PDP kicks against zoning of governorship seatThe Guardian Nigeria
INEC Recognises Ogbuegbo Led Faction Of PDP In AnambraCHANNELS
Daily Sun -National Mirror
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Al Mustapha: Nobody sponsored me to criticize Fasehun – Gani Adams – DailyPost Nigeria


DailyPost Nigeria

Al Mustapha: Nobody sponsored me to criticize Fasehun – Gani Adams
DailyPost Nigeria
image Adams was reacting to Fasehun's claim that he was sponsored to attack him(Fasegun) by some Yoruba leaders over his solidarity with Al-Mustapha. The OPC factional leader who spoke with reporters in Akure, the Ondo State capital, today said, the ...
Group Passes Vote Of No-Confidence On FasheunOsun Defender
Sponsors - Gani Adams Challenges FasheunAllAfrica.com

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APGA: NWC renounces truce between Umeh, Obi – The Guardian Nigeria


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APGA: NWC renounces truce between Umeh, Obi
The Guardian Nigeria
THE seeming end to the crises in All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) may be punctured by the action of the party's National Working Committee (NWC). The NWC gave reasons why it had renounced the “purported reconciliatory pact” between Governor ...
Obi Meets Umeh For APGA's ReconciliationCHANNELS
Anambra 2014: Why Gov Obi And Chief Umeh ReconciledLeadership Newspapers
Nigeria: APGA crisis: Obi, Umeh reconcileCodewit Global Network
THISDAY Live -Daily Times Nigeria
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NCC convicts 10, seizes N6m transmission materials in Edo – The Guardian Nigeria


NCC convicts 10, seizes N6m transmission materials in Edo
The Guardian Nigeria
AS part of its efforts to check piracy in Edo State, the Nigerian Copyrights Commission (NCC) said it has convicted 10 persons in the last one year that have indulged in various piracy activities just as it said it has seized N6 million worth of transmission ...

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Sambo heads anti-terror panel – The Guardian Nigeria


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Sambo heads anti-terror panel
The Guardian Nigeria
THE Presidency has set up a committee headed by Vice President Namadi Sambo to exit Nigeria from the list of countries with a poor anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CFT) record. Meanwhile, President Goodluck Jonathan has ...
FATF: Sambo Heads Committee on Delisting of NigeriaTHISDAY Live
FG Accelerates Delisting Of Nigeria From FATF ListCHANNELS

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Nigerian Pastor Frees Muslim Prisoners for Ramadan, But Bombings Continue – ChristianityToday.com


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Nigerian Pastor Frees Muslim Prisoners for Ramadan, But Bombings Continue
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News of Nigeria's latest Boko Haram bombing mars an intriguing gesture of peace by a Nigerian pastor who enabled Muslim prisoners to spend Ramadan in their homes. Yohanna Buro of Kano's Christ Evangelical and Intercessory Fellowship Ministries ...
Nigeria attack in Christian area kills 15Big News Network.com
Hospital: Explosions Kill 24 in Northern NigeriaVoice of America
Nigeria: 24 die in blasts in Kano's Christian areaUSA TODAY
Arutz Sheva -Businessweek -Business Standard
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PDP Warns Five Northern Governors Over Visit To Former Presidents – CHANNELS


CHANNELS

PDP Warns Five Northern Governors Over Visit To Former Presidents
CHANNELS
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bamanga Tukur has cautioned the five northern governors who were reported to have visited former Nigerian leaders and President Goodluck Jonathan. In a statement signed by the media aide ...
PDP crisis: Tukur blasts 5 northern govs, says they lack wisdomOsun Defender
PDP crisis: Four northern governors meet Shagari in Sokoto as Tukur warnsPremium Times
Dickson's committee achieves major breakthrough, aggrieved members ...DailyPost Nigeria
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Dangers of corruption to polity, by Braithwaite – The Guardian Nigeria


Osun Defender

Dangers of corruption to polity, by Braithwaite
The Guardian Nigeria
FOUNDER of Nigeria Advance Party (NAP), Dr. Tunji Braithwaite, Wednesday, in Abeokuta, Ogun State warned that unless Nigerians, collectively and with singleness of purpose, stand-up and squarely fight and dethrone corruption before any general ...
Don't celebrate Nigeria's amalgamation, Braithwaite tells JonathanOsun Defender
Corruption can trigger mass protest, Braithwaite warnsP.M. News

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Policeman, one other, killed in foiled robbery crossfire in Bauchi – The Guardian Nigeria


Policeman, one other, killed in foiled robbery crossfire in Bauchi
The Guardian Nigeria
TWO persons, including a police inspector, were yesterday killed in a foiled bank robbery at Alkaleri Local Council of Bauchi State. According to an eyewitness, 15 gunmen stormed the bank in the early hours of Tuesday and opened fire on security operatives, ...

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NSCDC Charges Suspected Kidnapper To Court – CHANNELS


CHANNELS

NSCDC Charges Suspected Kidnapper To Court
CHANNELS
The kwara state branch of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) charged one Mr Basiru Ishola to court for alledgedly kidnapping three children. Mr Ishola who is a resident of Okekere in Ilorin, kwara state was said to have lured this children ...
Man In Trouble Over Alleged Kidnap Of ChildrenLeadership Newspapers

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Facing Child Marriage in Nigeria – Huffington Post


Huffington Post

Facing Child Marriage in Nigeria
Huffington Post
The Nigerian Senate is reeling in the backlash of a sweeping outpouring of public protests. 2013-07-29-childmarriageprotests.jpg. Activists and protesters are rallying on streets, tweeting and hashtagging #ChildNotBride, sharing editorials in the blogsphere ...
Child Marriage Saga: What Senator Yerima told Aljazeera 3 years ago [VIDEO ...360Nobs.com
S.29(b)…Barking Up the Wrong Tree?THISDAY Live
A Word for Yerima and the Paedophiles in PowerAllAfrica.com

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Cruel Nurse Sets 11-Yr Old Girl Ablaze in Lagos – Osun Defender


Osun Defender

Cruel Nurse Sets 11-Yr Old Girl Ablaze in Lagos
Osun Defender
ITA BASSEY Doctors at the General Hospital, Gbagada, Lagos, southwest Nigeria, are seriously battling to save the life of an 11-year old girl, Ita Bassey-Eno, who was allegedly set ablaze by the woman she lives with, Mrs Nkese Iroakazi, a nurse at a hospital ...

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Why security agencies should partner together in Lagos-Fashola – allvoices


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Why security agencies should partner together in Lagos-Fashola
allvoices
Gov Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State on Monday urged all security agencies in the state to work in harmony in securing the lives and property of people. Fashola said this while declaring open the stakeholders' forum on Critical Infrastructures, organized by ...
Lagos PDP berates Fashola over deportation of non-indigenesNigerian Tribune
Fashola To Demolish Adeniji Adele EstateCHANNELS
Fashola's aide defends deportation of 67 to AnambraThe Guardian Nigeria
Leadership Newspapers -THISDAY Live
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Abia: After 6 Years, Nothing To Show For Orji’s Government – Ubani – CHANNELS


CHANNELS

Abia: After 6 Years, Nothing To Show For Orji's Government – Ubani
CHANNELS
A public Affairs Analyst, Chigozie Ubani has said that there is low turnout of investment in Abia state due to poor access roads which affects the development of the state. Speaking on Channels Television breakfast programme, Mr Ubani said that the state has ...
PDP chieftain commends Governor Orji on development strides in AbiaDailyPost Nigeria

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Okotie Fresh Party, others reinstated as political parties by court – Osun Defender


Osun Defender

Okotie Fresh Party, others reinstated as political parties by court
Osun Defender
Pastor-Chris-Okotie1-300x225 Following the decision of a Federal High Court in Abuja yesterday, Monday, July 29, 2013 to overrule the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to deregister the Fresh Democratic Party, FDP and 27 ...
Court voids de-registration of Okotie's partyThe Guardian Nigeria
Court Nullifies Deregistration Of Political Parties By INECCHANNELS
2015 Polls: INEC seeks Imagery Delineation Of Electoral BoundariesLeadership Newspapers
THISDAY Live -WorldStage
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Pregnant Woman, Seven Others Die in Accident – AllAfrica.com


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Pregnant Woman, Seven Others Die in Accident
AllAfrica.com
Osogbo — Eight people including a pregnant woman on Monday lost their lives in an auto crash along Gbongan/Ibadan express road in Osogbo, Osun state. The victims of the auto crash were said to be traders going from Ede to Owode via Osogbo when the ...
Pregnant woman, 7 others die in Osun road mishapDailyPost Nigeria
Pregnant woman, seven others die in Gbongan-Osogbo Road crashThe Guardian Nigeria
Eight die in Osun auto crashPremium Times

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2015 guber: Akwa Ibom SSG lands in trouble – Daily Sun


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2015 guber: Akwa Ibom SSG lands in trouble
Daily Sun
Less than one week after he publicly declared his intention to contest for Akwa Ibom State governorship election in 2015, Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Umana Okon Umana, has landed in trouble, as security agents yesterday locked his office.
Akpabio Assures NWF of SupportTHISDAY Live
I've no anointed candidate for 2015 – AkpabioThe Punch
Umana Kicked Out Of Officespyghana.com
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Al Mustapha cannot go scot-free – Richard Akinnola – DailyPost Nigeria


DailyPost Nigeria

Al Mustapha cannot go scot-free – Richard Akinnola
DailyPost Nigeria
Respected journalist and human rights activist, Richard Akinnola, Monday, said the acquittal and discharge of Major Hamza Al-Mustapha and Alhaji Lateef Shofolahan by the appellate court was politically motivated. Speaking at a media presentation of the ...

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Politicians distracting Jonathan with 2015 polls – Presidency – The Punch


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Politicians distracting Jonathan with 2015 polls – Presidency
The Punch
The Presidency on Monday said some desperate politicians were distracting President Goodluck Jonathan with their clamour for the 2015 elections. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, said this while featuring on a ...
Trade: Jonathan wants intra-African trade boostedAfrique en Ligue
Presidency: Talks about 2015 Distract JonathanTHISDAY Live
Jonathan yet to decide on 2015, says AbatiThe Nation
spyghana.com -Leadership Newspapers
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NJC Fires Abia CJ For Age Falsification! – The Streetjournal


The Streetjournal

NJC Fires Abia CJ For Age Falsification!
The Streetjournal
In its efforts to sanitize the Nigerian judiciary, the National Judicial Council on Monday recommended the compulsory retirement of Justice Shadrach Nwanosike, the acting Chief Judge of Abia State, from office. The recommendation was made public via a ...
NJC sacks Abia CJ over forgery •Probe others for low performanceNigerian Tribune
Judge sacked over false date of birthP.M. News
Abia Chief Judge falsifies date of birth as NJC recommends compulsory retirementPremium Times (press release)

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Police arrest fake couple over N1.5m US visa scam – Nigerian Tribune


Police arrest fake couple over N1.5m US visa scam
Nigerian Tribune
OPERATIVES of the Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of the Nigeria Police have arrested two people, who allegedly attempted to fraudulently obtain visa as a couple to the United States (US). The arrested persons , Adejayan Adetokunbo and Adebisi Funke, had ...
U.S. Visa: Woman in police net after paying N1.5mn for fake marriagePremium Times (press release)

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Ibadan poly students protest epileptic power supply – Nigerian Tribune


Nigerian Tribune

Ibadan poly students protest epileptic power supply
Nigerian Tribune
Students of the Polytechnic Ibadan, protesting non-availability of power in their hostels in Human and vehicular movements were paralysed at the Polytechnic, Ibadan for close to two hours on Monday as students of the institution took to the street in protest of ...
Poly students protest in IbadanThe Guardian Nigeria

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INEC loses case against deregistered parties • Don’t register APC, rival APC … – Nigerian Tribune


Nigerian Tribune

INEC loses case against deregistered parties • Don't register APC, rival APC ...
Nigerian Tribune
THE Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Monday voided the de-registration of political parties by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The judgment was sequel to a suit filed by Hope Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the ...
Court Nullifies Deregistration Of Political Parties By INECCHANNELS
Court nullifies INEC's de-registration of partiesP.M. News
NOA Partners INEC, SIECOM On Voter EducationAllAfrica.com
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Fulani/Tiv crisis: Nasarawa as the whipping state – Nigerian Tribune


Fulani/Tiv crisis: Nasarawa as the whipping state
Nigerian Tribune
Often times, when crisis occurs between two or more parties, some Nigerians are quick to point quaquaversal fingers at suspected culprits. In other climes, analysts and observes alike do research into the antecedents of such crisis, which gives a lead as to the ...

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Oshiomhole Eulogises Odunewu – Daily Times Nigeria


Oshiomhole Eulogises Odunewu
Daily Times Nigeria
Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, on Monday described the late former Editor of Daily Times, Alhaji Alade Odunewu aka Allah De as “a consummate journalist who stood for excellence in the journalism profession.” In a condolence message signed by ...
Odunewu's Son Explains Father's DeathNigerian Observer
Eulogies As Allah De Is Laid To RestLeadership Newspapers

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PDP names Dikko disciplinary committee chairman – The Guardian Nigeria


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PDP names Dikko disciplinary committee chairman
The Guardian Nigeria
SECOND Republic Transport Minister, Dr. Umaru Dikko, has been appointed chairman of the disciplinary committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). A statement issued Monday by PDP Acting National Publicity Secretary, Tony Okeke, said the ...
Dikko heads PDP panel filled with Jonathan's loyalistsP.M. News
Umaru Dikko To Head PDP National Disciplinary CommitteeLeadership Newspapers
PDP appoints Umaru Dikko to head national disciplinary committeePremium Times

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Court: PDP stands restrained over convention – P.M. News


P.M. News

Court: PDP stands restrained over convention
P.M. News
Rattled by an order of court which threw the spanners in its scheduled Special Convention slated for 31 August, the People's Democratic Party, PDP, on Monday approached the court seeking to set aside the order. But the party's efforts collapsed like a pack of ...
PDP Can't Continue to Take Goodwill of Nigerians for Granted - IwuanyanwuAllAfrica.com
PDP Acting NWC: Abuja Court Decides on Fresh Motion MondayTHISDAY Live
You're politically immature to ask Jonathan alone to sack tukur – Presidency ...Osun Defender
Leadership Newspapers -DailyPost Nigeria
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FG To Construct Doma-Abuja Bye-Pass Road – CHANNELS


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FG To Construct Doma-Abuja Bye-Pass Road
CHANNELS
The federal government has announced plans to construct a bye-pass from Doma, in Nasarawa state to Abuja, the nation's capital, to ease traffic congestion along Abuja-Lafia road. Vice president Namadi Sambo announced the plan at the commissioning of ...
PDP kicks as Jonathan visits LafiaThe Guardian Nigeria
Nigeria to enroll all Almajiris in schools by September – JonathanPremium Times
Why Nasarawa Is Backward - YouthsAllAfrica.com
Leadership Newspapers -spyghana.com
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NJC Approves Two More Judges As High Court Goes On Vacation In Ogun – CHANNELS


CHANNELS

NJC Approves Two More Judges As High Court Goes On Vacation In Ogun
CHANNELS
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has granted approval for the appointment of two more judges for the year 2013 in Ogun State. This was disclosed by the State Chief Judge, Justice Olatokunbo Olopade at the Presentation of the three appointed High Court ...

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PDP okays South-West committee’s withdrawal of Fayose, others – WorldStage


WorldStage

PDP okays South-West committee's withdrawal of Fayose, others
WorldStage
WorldStage Newsonline-- The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has upheld the decision of the South West Caretaker Committee reversing the suspension of former Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayo Fayose and State ...
16 Ekiti PDP governorship aspirants support Fayose's suspension, want ...DailyPost Nigeria
Ekiti PDP: Campaign DG, ex-LG chairmen hail Tukur, SW excoNigerian Tribune
PDP - A Party of Endless Reconciliation PanelsAllAfrica.com
Osun Defender -ynaija
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Gowon Urges Christians To Be Active In Nation Building – CHANNELS


CHANNELS

Gowon Urges Christians To Be Active In Nation Building
CHANNELS
A former head of state, General Yakubu Gowon has urged Christians in the country to be pro-active in building a better Nigeria. Speaking at a Christian gathering in Ondo state, Mr Gowon said he has been reflecting on the current political occurrences in the ...
Gowon, ex Nigerian leader wants church to take part in policy formulationThe Africa Report
It's not late to redefine, reorder Nigeria - GowonNigerian Tribune
It isn't late to reorder Nigeria, says GowonThe Guardian Nigeria
THISDAY Live -Leadership Newspapers
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Local Government Should Be Given Fiscal Autonomy – Ahmed – CHANNELS


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Local Government Should Be Given Fiscal Autonomy – Ahmed
CHANNELS
The chairman, All Progressive Youth Forum, Ismaeel Ahmed, has said that the local governments should be given the fiscal autonomy by the state government since the federal government is the main source of finance. Speaking on Channels Television ...
Autonomy - NLGCF Lauds Reps, Urges Restoration of Immunity ClauseAllAfrica.com
LG workers begin nationwide strike today •Over Senate's rejection of fiscal ...Nigerian Tribune
LG Autonomy: Senate Urged To Reconsider StandLeadership Newspapers
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Nigeria vigilantes in deadly Boko Haram clashes – BBC News


BBC News

Nigeria vigilantes in deadly Boko Haram clashes
BBC News
At least 20 villagers in Nigeria have been killed after clashes between a vigilante force and militant Islamists, the army and vigilantes have said. According to the pro-government vigilantes, they stormed the northern village of Dawashe on Saturday to track ...
25 Killed In BornoCHANNELS
25 killed in Nigeria gunmen attacks: militaryXinhua
Boko Haram kills 20 in Borno, gunmen kill 8 others in BenueNigerian Tribune
ABC News -Reuters Africa
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Man Jailed 8 Years For Defiling Minor – Leadership Newspapers


Daily Sun

Man Jailed 8 Years For Defiling Minor
Leadership Newspapers
A menial worker, Innocent Eze, has been sentenced to eight years imprisonment by an Ado-Ekiti High Court, for defiling a 12-year-old girl in Ijan-Ekiti on August 31, 2011. The convict, a native of Nsukka, Enugu State was said to have dragged the girl inside ...
Man, 36, bags 8 years for rape of 12-year-oldNigerian Tribune
Man, 32, jailed for raping 12-yr-old girlDaily Sun
Rapist jailed 8 years for defiling 12-year-oldThe Nation

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Ladoja and Parable of the Cowpeas – AllAfrica.com


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Ladoja and Parable of the Cowpeas
AllAfrica.com
Former governor of Oyo State, Senator Rashidi Adewolu Ladoja, at first sight, or on the field of polemics, may not strike you as a brilliant man. But those who mis-read his grasp of dirty politics often live to regret it. His major strength is the tendency of his ...
Ajimobi urges FG to complete abandoned water projectsNigerian Tribune
#YNaijaFocus: Oyo 2015 – Ajimobi, Ladoja, Alao-Akala and the 'gods'ynaija

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Revenue Board Urges Support for Uduaghan’s ‘Beyond Oil’ Project – AllAfrica.com


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Revenue Board Urges Support for Uduaghan's 'Beyond Oil' Project
AllAfrica.com
In order to achieve the well-publicised "Delta Beyond Oil" vision of Delta State Governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan, chairman, Delta State Board of Internal Revenue, Joel-Onowakpor Thomas, has solicited the support of the Odio-Ologbo of Oleh Kingdom, Isoko ...
Uduaghan Bags Zik Leadership Award In Photosspyghana.com
Depend less on oil revenue, Uduaghan urges colleaguesNigerian Tribune

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Constitution Amendment: Mark Says States’ Creation Not Foreclosed – Daily Times Nigeria


DailyPost Nigeria

Constitution Amendment: Mark Says States' Creation Not Foreclosed
Daily Times Nigeria
The Senate President, Sen. David Mark, has assured agitators for the creation of states not to be disillusioned by the turn of events as there is still opportunity to address the issue. In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Paul Mumeh, in Abuja on ...
Senate may still create states –MarkOsun Defender
Constitution amendment: State creation not foreclosed – MarkDailyPost Nigeria
Mark canvasses insurance policy for journalistsThe Guardian Nigeria
Leadership Newspapers
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God Used Me To Stabilise Nigeria – Al-Mustapha – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers

God Used Me To Stabilise Nigeria – Al-Mustapha
Leadership Newspapers
Former Chief Security Officer (CSO) to the former Head of State, the late General Sani Abacha, Major Hamzat Al-Mustapha, has said that God used him to stabilise the country from possible turmoil that could have followed Abacha's death. The former CSO ...
Bayelsa Leaders Visit Al-Mustapha On How To Unite NigeriaCHANNELS
Al-Mustapha make another surprise visit, but to Asari DokuboOsun Defender
Hamzat Al Mustapha, TB Joshua, Shamanism and 2015 Elections, By Adeolu ...Premium Times

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Pastor, 12 others arrested for robbery in Ogun – Osun Defender


Osun Defender

Pastor, 12 others arrested for robbery in Ogun
Osun Defender
PASTOR ROBBER An assistant pastor (names withheld) with one of the pentecostal churches in Abeokuta, Ogun State was among 12 armed robbery suspects arrested by men of the Ogun State police command in two separate raids at the weekend.
Ogun Police Arrest 8 Robbers During Hideout Bust!The Streetjournal

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Senate Did Not Vote on Marriage Age – THISDAY Live


Osun Defender

Senate Did Not Vote on Marriage Age
THISDAY Live
The Senate last week voted on the report of its constitutional review committee and at the end of it all, it once again achieved a milestone in altering the 1999 constitution to bring the document in line with the general aspirations of the Nigerian people.
Nigerians should praise Senate for creating awareness on child marriage ...Nigerian Tribune
Nigerian senator who 'married girl of 13' accused of breaking Child Rights ActThe Guardian
Femi Fani-Kayode: A word for Yerima and the Paedophiles in PowerDailyPost Nigeria
The Streetjournal -Osun Defender
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Ajimobi urges FG to complete abandoned water projects – Nigerian Tribune


Ajimobi urges FG to complete abandoned water projects
Nigerian Tribune
The Oyo State governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has called on the Federal Government to urgently put in place necessary measures for the completion of all abandoned water project in the State. He made the call in Ibadan, while receiving the Board of ...

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Join APC, Ruin Political Career; Group Tells Amaechi, Others – spyghana.com


Nigerian Tribune

Join APC, Ruin Political Career; Group Tells Amaechi, Others
spyghana.com
A socio- political group, Concerned Patriots of Nigeria (CPN) has challenged River state governor, Chibuike Amaechi and others to join APC and lose relevance in politics. National Coordinator of the group, Barr. Olusegun Bamgose told 247ureports.com that ...
Why President Jonathan held secret meeting with five Northern GovernorsDailyPost Nigeria
Nigerian governor Amaechi on his rivalry with presidentBBC News
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Ajimobi, Ahmed condole with Odunewu’s family – The Guardian Nigeria


Nigerian Tribune

Ajimobi, Ahmed condole with Odunewu's family
The Guardian Nigeria
TRIBUTES have continued to flow in for the late journalist and public affairs commentator, Alhaji Alade Odunewu, popularly known as Allah De, as Governors Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State have described him as a ...
Former NUJ President mourns late OdunewuWorldStage
Oshiomhole, ACN, Adeyeye mourn Allah DeNigerian Tribune
Alade Odunewu, A Journalism Giant and True Nationalist – Bola TinubuOsun Defender
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Fares for 2013 hajj out – The Guardian Nigeria


Premium Times (press release)

Fares for 2013 hajj out
The Guardian Nigeria
THE National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has announced the approved fares for the 2013 pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). In a statement issued by the agency's Public Relations Officer, Alhaji Uba ...
2013 Hajj fares announcedPremium Times (press release)

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Educationist flays ASUU strike – The Guardian Nigeria


CHANNELS

Educationist flays ASUU strike
The Guardian Nigeria
EDUCATIONIST and Managing Director of Victory Group of Schools has condemned the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) strike embarked upon some weeks ago. Speaking to newsmen at the valedictory ceremony of the schools at the weekend, ...
FG/ASUU meeting inconclusive againNigerian Tribune
ASUU Indicates Strike May Be Called Off Next weekCHANNELS
ASUU urges stakeholders to prevail on FG to fulfill its agreementPremium Times
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Ombatse Militia Challenges Panel Of Enquiry – CHANNELS


CHANNELS

Ombatse Militia Challenges Panel Of Enquiry
CHANNELS
The judicial commission of inquiry set up to probe the killings of security officers in Alakyo village in Nasarawa state, north central Nigeria, has begun sitting but its legality has been called to question. Counsel to the Ombatse militia, accused of carrying out the ...
Nasarawa Killings: Counsel to Ombatse group challenges powers of ...DailyPost Nigeria

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Two suspects in Police net over murder of 16-year-old girl – DailyPost Nigeria


Two suspects in Police net over murder of 16-year-old girl
DailyPost Nigeria
Two persons have been arrested by the Abia State police command in connection with the death of a 16-year old girl, simply identified as Esther. Esther's badly decomposed body was found in an uncompleted building at the Cattle Market in Lokpanta in ...

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NewsReel July 28, 2013 – Igbos Yet To Endorse Jonathan – Nigeria Master Web


Nigeria Master Web

NewsReel July 28, 2013 - Igbos Yet To Endorse Jonathan
Nigeria Master Web
... Jonathan. [ Masterweb Reports: Press Release by Chuks Ibegbu ] – Some people have been going about claiming Ndigbo have endorsed President Goodluck Jonathan for a second term of office in 2015; (2) There is nothing like that. Individuals can do that ...

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Akpabio Seeks Nigerian-French Hospital In A/Ibom – Leadership Newspapers


Akpabio Seeks Nigerian-French Hospital In A/Ibom
Leadership Newspapers
Governor Godswill Akpabio has urged France to strengthen bilateral relationship with Nigeria by establishing a Nigerian-French hospital in Uyo to enhance medical tourism in Akwa Ibom State. Akpabio, who stated this yesterday when the Consul-General of ...
Senate to enact insurance policy law for journalistsNigerian Tribune

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Ramadan In A Time Of Boko Haram – Leadership Newspapers


Nigerian Tribune

Ramadan In A Time Of Boko Haram
Leadership Newspapers
After a journey through the desert, Thomas and Christopher became thirsty, hungry and tired. Everywhere they looked, there was no sign of human habitation and the more they trekked, the more they felt as if their destination was shifting ahead of them.
CAN, US chapter, holds anti-Boko Haram rally outside White HouseNigerian Tribune
Army buries 15 soldiers killed by Boko Haram, othersThe Guardian Nigeria
COMMENT : Boko Haram sings Pink Floyd — Tammy SwoffordPakistan Daily Times
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Another 5 killed, houses burnt in Plateau – Nigerian Tribune


Osun Defender

Another 5 killed, houses burnt in Plateau
Nigerian Tribune
The ongoing moves by the Plateau State government and the Special Task Force (STF) to arrest the crisis in the Southern part of the state suffered a setback on Saturday when a group of gunmen stormed Kumbur village in Wase Local Government Area. They ...
Five Dead, Several Injured In Plateau Communal AttackCHANNELS
Five Killed As Armed Men Attack Wase TownThe Guardian Nigeria
5 killed, several houses razed in fresh Plateau violenceOsun Defender

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Arise commiserates with Jonathan’s wife – Nigerian Tribune


Arise commiserates with Jonathan's wife
Nigerian Tribune
The immediate past senator representing Ekiti North District, Mr. Ayo Arise, has commiserated with wife of the President, Dame Patience Jonathan, over the death of her stepmother, Madam Charity Oba. Senator Arise in a statement made available to ...
“She's a mother in a million” – Patience Jonathan speaks on step-mother's deathDailyPost Nigeria
My Mum Was One In A Million – First LadyLeadership Newspapers

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Resort To Dialogue, Labour Minister Tells Aviation Union – CHANNELS


CHANNELS

Resort To Dialogue, Labour Minister Tells Aviation Union
CHANNELS
Following recent threats by trade unions in the aviation industry to tackle airlines that abuse expatriate quota in the industry, the minister of labour, Mr Emeka Wogu has urged members to always resort to social dialogue times to resolve aggrieved issues.

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Nasarawa Killings: Panel Of Inquiry Challenged By Counsel – CHANNELS


CHANNELS

Nasarawa Killings: Panel Of Inquiry Challenged By Counsel
CHANNELS
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up to probe the killing of security forces in Alakyo Village in Nasarawa State has been told that it lacked the legal powers to carry out some of its assigned duties. It may be recalled that security operatives were ambushed ...

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Jonathan Meets Northern Governors – THISDAY Live


Osun Defender

Jonathan Meets Northern Governors
THISDAY Live
One week after President Goodluck Jonathan and some northern governors met with former President Olusegun Obasanjo at his Ota farm, the governors Saturday converged in the Presidential Villa where they held another round of meeting. The Saturday ...
Jonathan, North to broker truce on 2015Nigerian Tribune
Emerging Factors In PDP That May Shape 2015 PresidencyThe Guardian Nigeria
PDP and deft moves ahead of 2015National Mirror

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PDP crisis: Northern govs give Tukur conditions for truce – Osun Defender


Osun Defender

PDP crisis: Northern govs give Tukur conditions for truce
Osun Defender
Peoples Democratic Party's governors from four northern states, who are bent on unseating the national chairman of the party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, have given conditions for a truce. The governors, Murtala Nyako (Adamawa), Sule Lamido (Jigawa), Aliyu ...
PDP heads for court to challenge order on conventionNigerian Tribune
Tukur Faults Fayose's Suspension From PDPThe Guardian Nigeria
PDP's Reconciliation Committee Seeks To Penetrate Opposition StatesCHANNELS
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Teacher Poses As First Lady, Swindles Officials of N1 Million – Vanguard


Leadership Newspapers

Teacher Poses As First Lady, Swindles Officials of N1 Million
Vanguard
Lagos — A 53- year-old teacher on Grade Level 10, Asogbon Victoria Abosede, was Thursday, arraigned before Lagos Chief Magistrate's Court One, sitting in Ikeja, for allegedly impersonating the first lady of Lagos State, Dame Abimbola Fashola.
Teacher Impersonates Fashola, Aregbesola's Wives To DupeLeadership Newspapers

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55 Children Intercepted, Suspected Human Traffickers Arrested In Benue – Leadership Newspapers


Daily Sun

55 Children Intercepted, Suspected Human Traffickers Arrested In Benue
Leadership Newspapers
The police in Benue State have intercepted three mini buses moving in a convoy and loaded with 55 trafficked children, including ten girls and seven boys, while on stop-and-search duty along Otukpo-Enugu Expressway. Seven suspected human traffickers ...
17 children rescued from child-traffickersOsun Defender
Police nab12 suspected human traffickers, rescue 55 childrenDaily Sun

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AGN President Fires Members, Suspends Others – Leadership Newspapers


AGN President Fires Members, Suspends Others
Leadership Newspapers
Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) National President, Ibinabo Fiberesima, has wielded the big stick by suspending and firing some erring members. Former Secretary-General, Emeka Rollas and ex-chairman of the Lagos AGN, Emeka Rising has been expelled ...

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‘We were paid N150,000 to kill school proprietor’ – The Punch


The Punch

'We were paid N150,000 to kill school proprietor'
The Punch
The Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Ikeja, Lagos, has arrested three men, who claimed they were contracted to kill a 65-year-old school proprietress, Mrs. Veronica Okenido,. A police source told Saturday PUNCH on Friday that the leader of the gang was ...

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INEC Assures Of Hitch Free Elections In Plateau – CHANNELS


CHANNELS

INEC Assures Of Hitch Free Elections In Plateau
CHANNELS
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it will leave no stone unturned in ensuring that it conducts a better election in the coming general elections. Plateau state Resident Electoral Commissioner, Habu Zarma said this during a ...
APC Registration: Opposition Parties Insist on Tuesday DeadlineOsun Defender
APC Registration: Fresh Hurdle for Opposition AllianceTHISDAY Live
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Gov. Ahmed Orders Immediate Reinstatement Of Oyun LG Council – CHANNELS


CHANNELS

Gov. Ahmed Orders Immediate Reinstatement Of Oyun LG Council
CHANNELS
The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has directed the immediate reinstatement of the suspended Local Government Council of Oyun Local Government Area and the recall of the Sole Administrator following the restoration of peace to the area.
Offa, Erinle Crisis: Kwara Gov Reinstates Suspended LG Chairman!The Streetjournal

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Nigeria Distributes Grains To Residents In States Under Emergency Rule – CHANNELS


CHANNELS

Nigeria Distributes Grains To Residents In States Under Emergency Rule
CHANNELS
The federal government has supplied 222 trailer loads of grains to be shared to the people of the state as a measure to cushion the hardships faced as a result of ceaseless attacks on people of the state by the Boko Haram insurgents. The distribution of the ...
Yobe accuses finance minister, Ngama, of diverting relief materialsPremium Times
Geidam's aide accuses Commissioner of hijacking relief materialsDailyPost Nigeria

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Nigerian Navy To Host First Gulf Of Guinea Conference – CHANNELS


CHANNELS

Nigerian Navy To Host First Gulf Of Guinea Conference
CHANNELS
The Nigerian Navy has said it is ready to host the first Gulf of Guinea Regional Maritime Awareness Capability (RMAC) Conference in Calabar, the Cross River State capital from the 29th to 31st July. Briefing journalists at the headquarters of the Eastern Naval ...
US, Nigerian Navy Collaborate On Gulf of Guinea SecurityAllAfrica.com
Navy chief raises alarm over security threat in Gulf of GuineaWorldStage

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We’ll Sustain Academic Excellence —Fashola – P.M. News


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We'll Sustain Academic Excellence —Fashola
P.M. News
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), Thursday presided over the third annual Governor's Education Award, with a renewed commitment to continue to promote academic excellence in the State's public schools. Commenced in the 2010/2011 ...
Lagos accounts for over 15 per cent of national phone subscribersThe Guardian Nigeria
Woman Docked For Impersonating Fashola's, Aregbesola's WifeCHANNELS
Female Teacher Arraigned For Impersonating Wives Of Fashola, AregbesolaLeadership Newspapers
National Mirror -WorldStage
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Senate Passes Budget Amendment Bill – AllAfrica.com


The Nation

Senate Passes Budget Amendment Bill
AllAfrica.com
The Senate yesterday approved the 2013 appropriation Act amendment bill restoring cuts to capital vote of different ministries, departments and agencies amounting to N72 billion. With this, the apex lawmaking body has finally laid to rest seven months of ...
2013 budget amendment: NASS bows to presidency Restores 'missing' N77bn ...Nigerian Tribune
Budget: Senate approves amendment to 2013 national budgetAfrique en Ligue
National Assembly Passes 2013 Budget Amendment BillTHISDAY Live
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Removal Of Immunity Clause Is Not Right – Gbajabiamila – CHANNELS


Removal Of Immunity Clause Is Not Right – Gbajabiamila
CHANNELS
Minority leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has predicted that if the removal of immunity clause from the Constitution as approved by lawmakers is passed into law, governance might grind to a halt. Admitting the removal of the ...

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EFCC Loses Bid to Prosecute Capital Oil, Ubah – AllAfrica.com


DailyPost Nigeria

EFCC Loses Bid to Prosecute Capital Oil, Ubah
AllAfrica.com
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday lost its bid to prosecute the Managing Director of Capital Oil and Gas Limited, Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah and his company in connection to allegations of petroleum subsidy fraud. Justice Abdul ...
Court Stops PDP National Convention, Grants Perpetual Injunction to UbahTHISDAY Live
Court shields Ubah from arrest.P.M. News

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Kidnapped Lebanese manager released in Nigeria – AngolaPress


Kidnapped Lebanese manager released in Nigeria
AngolaPress
ONITSHA - Kidnappers released a Lebanese construction company manager on Thursday, two weeks after he was abducted from the firm's premises by armed men in southern Nigeria, the military said. Gunmen fired on the premises of Nigerian-owned but ...
Lebanese Regains Freedom, Three Weeks After AbductionAllAfrica.com
Kidnapped Lebanese releasedP.M. News

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ACN Feedback – AllAfrica.com


Osun Defender

ACN Feedback
AllAfrica.com
LAST week, I angrily accused the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, of treachery, inconsistency, religious insensitivity and political parochialism. This tirade was largely motivated by the fact that various Rivers people, including my cousin Kenneth Kobani (the ...
Bola Tinubu: Of Opportunity and Responsibility – by Remi OyeyemiOsun Defender

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Bola Tinubu: Of Opportunity and Responsibility – by Remi Oyeyemi – Osun Defender


Osun Defender

Bola Tinubu: Of Opportunity and Responsibility – by Remi Oyeyemi
Osun Defender
In the days and months leading to the elections of 2003, there was a lot of confusion in the political firmament of the Yoruba Nation. Main reason was the prevarication of the Yoruba mainstream political leadership on whether to accept their wayward son, ...

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Igbo-Jews Of Nigeria Study And Practise Judaism – Leadership Newspapers


Igbo-Jews Of Nigeria Study And Practise Judaism
Leadership Newspapers
Many Igbo, while practicing Christianity, nonetheless self-identify as Jews. This phenomenon dates back to the late 18th century, when the Igbo encountered Christianity, were introduced to the Bible, and observed similarities between their native customs and ...

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Lawmakers to probe land allocations in FCT from 2010 till date – Nigerian Tribune


Leadership Newspapers

Lawmakers to probe land allocations in FCT from 2010 till date
Nigerian Tribune
THE House of Representatives on Thursday, named Honourable Bimbo Daramola, as chairman ad hoc committee to probe the allocation of plots of land to companies and individuals in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and possible cases of fraud in the ...
Reps probe Abuja land swap schemeThe Guardian Nigeria

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Salami tenders retirement notice •To continue with case against NJC – Nigerian Tribune


Osun Defender

Salami tenders retirement notice •To continue with case against NJC
Nigerian Tribune
THE suspended President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Ayo Isa Salami, has reportedly tendered his notification of retirement to the National Judicial Council (NJC). He is retiring on October 15, 2013 when he would be 70. He was suspended by the council ...
Suspended Justice, Ayo Salami Tenders Pre-Retirement Letter!The Streetjournal
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NURTW boss denies imposition of leadership on tricycle operators – Nigerian Tribune


NURTW boss denies imposition of leadership on tricycle operators
Nigerian Tribune
The Lagos state Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Chief Tajudeen Agbede has said that there was no imposition of leaders on tricycle operators, insisting what the union did was to ensure peace and harmony in the state.

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Child Marriage In Nigeria: Viral Video Mocks Yeriman, Country’s Child Marriage … – Huffington Post


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Child Marriage In Nigeria: Viral Video Mocks Yeriman, Country's Child Marriage ...
Huffington Post
Is this Nigeria's newest superhero? Let's hope not. In a YouTube video for his "What's Up Africa?" series, Nigerian-British vlogger Ikenna Azuike hails the arrival of Yeriman, a muscle-bound hero who protects the rights of Nigeria's "over-50 males who think it's ...
Women In The World: Nigeria Legalizes Underage Marriage For Girls As Long ...Chicago Defender
Nigerian senator who 'married girl of 13' accused of breaking Child Rights ActThe Guardian
Ondo senator weeps over child marriage vote •What we voted for - SenatorsNigerian Tribune
The Guardian Nigeria -CHANNELS
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National Assembly Approves N4.9 Trillion In 2013 Budget Amendment – CHANNELS


CHANNELS

National Assembly Approves N4.9 Trillion In 2013 Budget Amendment
CHANNELS
The National Assembly on Thursday pa approved a total of N4, 987, 220,425,601 in the amendment requested by President Jonathan. Despite the differences between the executive and legislature over the amendment, the Senate and the House of ...

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Lagos to establish emergency control centre – WorldStage


Lagos to establish emergency control centre
WorldStage
WorldStage Newsonline-- Lagos State has announced plans to create emergency control centre where residents can make telephone calls to for prompt response in case of emergencies and disasters. Speaking at the public hearing on the bill tagged: 'A bill ...
Nweze Attributes NEMA Vs LASEMA Feud To Misplaced EgoCHANNELS

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Nigeria: Senate approves N4.9trn in 2013 budget amendment – Codewit Global Network


Nigeria: Senate approves N4.9trn in 2013 budget amendment
Codewit Global Network
ABUJA—THE drama which had trailed the 2013 budget, following sharp disagreement between the Presidency and the National Assembly, was laid to rest Thursday, as the Senate, in a u-turn, approved a total of N4,987,220,425,601 in the amendment ...

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Child Marriage: Ezekwesili, Odumakin, others call for removal of Section 29(4b) – Codewit Global Network


Child Marriage: Ezekwesili, Odumakin, others call for removal of Section 29(4b)
Codewit Global Network
FORMER Minister of Education, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili and human rights activist, Dr. Joe Odumakin among notable Nigerians have demanded the removal of Section 29 (4) (b) of the 1999 Constitution as originally proposed by the Senate Committee on ...

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Finally, Justice Ayo Salami bows out – Osun Defender


Osun Defender

Finally, Justice Ayo Salami bows out
Osun Defender
Ayo-Salami-360x225 After almost two years of intrigues against his recall, the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Ayo Salami, has thrown in the towel without returning to his coveted seat. Vanguard learnt from competent judicial sources that the ...

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Nigeria Distributes Grains To Residents In States Under Emergency Rule – CHANNELS


CHANNELS

Nigeria Distributes Grains To Residents In States Under Emergency Rule
CHANNELS
The federal government has supplied 222 trailer loads of grains to be shared to the people of the state as a measure to cushion the hardships faced as a result of ceaseless attacks on people of the state by the Boko Haram insurgents. The distribution of the ...

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Jonathan Promises Action To Stop Political Excesses – CHANNELS


CHANNELS

Jonathan Promises Action To Stop Political Excesses
CHANNELS
President Goodluck Jonathan has pledged that he will do all that is humanly possible to curb political excesses which are overheating the polity ahead of the 2015 general elections. Responding to concerns expressed by a delegation of the Nigerian Bar ...

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2015: Akwa Ibom SSG declares guber interest – DailyPost Nigeria


Osun Defender

2015: Akwa Ibom SSG declares guber interest
DailyPost Nigeria
Secretary to the Akwa Ibom State Government, Umana Okon Umana, has disclosed his intention to contest the state's governorship position in 2015. He said this during a chat with newsmen in Uyo. Reacting to alleged withdrawal from the race due to his ...
A'Ibom SSG to run for gov seatThe Guardian Nigeria
Governor Akpabio's Nominees for NDDC Top Job Stir Controversy in Akwa IbomAllAfrica.com
PDP crisis worsens, Aliyu, 10 others shun govs' meetingOsun Defender
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Nweze Attributes NEMA Vs LASEMA Feud To Misplaced Ego – CHANNELS


Nweze Attributes NEMA Vs LASEMA Feud To Misplaced Ego
CHANNELS
A Professor of Communications with Pan Atlantic University, Austin Nweze, has attributed the feud between National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) to egos and not conflict of protocol.

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FCT to Spend N23 Billion On Guzape Infrastructure – AllAfrica.com


CHANNELS

FCT to Spend N23 Billion On Guzape Infrastructure
AllAfrica.com
The Federal Government has approved a sum of N22.6 billion for the provision of road and engineering infrastructure at Guzape Lot II District of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Information Minister Labaran Maku disclosed this to State House ...
FG Approves N22.6bn Contract for Guzape ProjectTHISDAY Live
Federal Executive Council Queries MDAs Over Variation Of Contract SumCHANNELS

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Suswam Gives Condition for Return to Northern Governors Forum – AllAfrica.com


Suswam Gives Condition for Return to Northern Governors Forum
AllAfrica.com
Benue State Governor Gabriel Suswam has given a condition for his return to the Northern Governors Forum. The governor, who reportedly quit the forum over alleged betrayal by his colleagues during the recent chairmanship for the Nigeria Governors Forum ...
2015: Suswam, Gemade And The Intractable Race To The SenateLeadership Newspapers
Benue Gov Gives Conditions for rejoining Northern Governors' ForumDaily Times Nigeria

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NDDC Trains Staff To Comply With FOI Act – CHANNELS


CHANNELS

NDDC Trains Staff To Comply With FOI Act
CHANNELS
The managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Christian Oboh, has assured stakeholders and the general public of the agency's readiness to comply with the Freedom of Information act. This according to him, will enable anyone ...
Act of destroying a record to be an offence under new FoI BillIrish Times
'Devil in detail' of FOI legislation, says Information Commissioner Emily O'ReillyRTE.ie
It's the Brendy bunchThe Sun
AllAfrica.com -Leadership Newspapers
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Nzeribe Urges Igbos Not to Contest 2015 Presidential Election – THISDAY Live


Nzeribe Urges Igbos Not to Contest 2015 Presidential Election
THISDAY Live
Maverick politician, Senator Arthur Nzeribe, has appealed to the South-east geo-political zone to drop any ambition to contest for the presidency in 2015 general elections saying the Igbos cannot get the topmost office because of lack of unity. Speaking with a ...
Igbos should forget 2015 Presidency – Arthur NzeribeOsun Defender
Igbos should forget 2015 —NzeribeNigerian Tribune

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Ekiti 2014: Fayose’s withdrawal posters flood Ado-Ekiti – National Mirror


National Mirror

Ekiti 2014: Fayose's withdrawal posters flood Ado-Ekiti
National Mirror
Posters indicating that former Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has dropped his governorship ambition in the 2014 election yesterday adorned strategic locations in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital. The posters, with the inscription: “Thank you Ekiti Kete, I am not ...
Ekiti PDP Crisis Worsens As Fayose, Others SuspendedVanguard
My gov ambition stands -Fayose We'll prove you wrong -PDP youth groupNigerian Tribune

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2 Faint As Police Disperse Protesting Abuja Indigenes – Leadership Newspapers


2 Faint As Police Disperse Protesting Abuja Indigenes
Leadership Newspapers
Two elderly women yesterday fainted when protesting indigenes of Abuja were forcefully dispersed by the police when they staged a peaceful protest to the National Assembly complex. The indigenes under the auspices of Original Inhabitants Development ...

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How I Arrested Corporal for Extortion – Superintendent – Vanguard


How I Arrested Corporal for Extortion - Superintendent
Vanguard
Abuja — A Chief Superintendent of Police, CSP, Oyanwenda Ekho-J, yesterday, told a Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Senior Magistrates' Court in Karu, how he arrested a former colleague, Corporal John Enekele, for extortion. Enekele, who was dismissed ...
How We Arrested Corrupt Police Officer for Extortion, Police Chief Tells CourtPremium Times

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