Monthly Archives: August 2013

7 Years After, Census Tribunal Nullifies Lagos Results – THISDAY Live


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7 Years After, Census Tribunal Nullifies Lagos Results
THISDAY Live
Seven years after the exercise was concluded, the National Census Tribunal sitting in Abuja has nullified the results of the 2006 National Census in 14 local government areas in Lagos State on the grounds that the counting was illegal and not accurate.
Court Cancels 2006 Census Results Of 14 Councils In LagosCHANNELS
Tribunal Orders Fresh Census In 14 Lagos LGs – PM NEWSOsun Defender

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Okorocha Calls for Restructuring of NDDC – Daily Times Nigeria


Okorocha Calls for Restructuring of NDDC
Daily Times Nigeria
Imo Governor Rochas Okorocha on Friday called on the Federal Government to restructure the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) for maximum performance. A statement from Government House, Owerri, signed by Peace Akutah, said the ...
Traditional Rulers Allege Lopsidedness In NDDC AppointmentsThe Guardian Nigeria

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One killed as youths storm court in Kaduna – Nigerian Tribune


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One killed as youths storm court in Kaduna
Nigerian Tribune
A clash between the police and rampaging youths who tried to stop a court proceedings in Kafanchan, Jema'a Local Government Area of Kaduna State led to the death of a middle aged woman on Friday. The youth, according to reports, had tried to stop a ...
Policeman Erroneously Kills Woman In KadunaCHANNELS
Police Stray Bullet Kills 18-year-old Girl in KafanchanDaily Times Nigeria

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FRSC to enforce deadline on use of number plates from October 1 – Premium Times


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FRSC to enforce deadline on use of number plates from October 1
Premium Times
The Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, Kano State Command, on Friday reminded vehicle owners that it would enforce the deadline on the old number plates and driver's licence from October 1. The Public Relations Officer of the command, Kabiru ...

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2015 Election: Okoh Warns Nigerians Against Manipulation By Politicians – The Guardian Nigeria


2015 Election: Okoh Warns Nigerians Against Manipulation By Politicians
The Guardian Nigeria
AHEAD of the 2015 general elections, the Primate, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Most Rev Nicholas Okoh has urged Nigerians not allow politicians to manipulate their minds or use them to destroy the nation's democratic process. Speaking at the ...
2015: Anglican Primate warns on crisesThe Nation

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Sultan Urges Obasanjo Not to Retire from Politics – THISDAY Live


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Sultan Urges Obasanjo Not to Retire from Politics
THISDAY Live
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar III, has urged former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, not to retire from politics, but to continue to render service to the country by advising those in government on matters that affect the country.
Nigeria: Emulate Sultan, Obasanjo urges Nigerian leadersCodewit World News
Obasanjo to Tambuwal - I'm Behind YouAllAfrica.com
True leaders satisfy the needs of their people - ObasanjoNigerian Tribune
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Anger against Nigeria after embassy in Canada shut – P.M. News


Anger against Nigeria after embassy in Canada shut
P.M. News
Nigerians in Canada who visited the Nigeria High Commission in Ottawa Canada 23 August were disappointed when they got there to find to their chagrin the embassy was shut. A notice at the gate said the embassy officials have gone on 'consular duties' ...
'I am burning my Nigerian Passport' – Nigerians vent their anger at Nigeria High ...Osun Defender

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UNILAG Big Girl Kidnapped, Raped By 3 Friends – Osun Defender


UNILAG Big Girl Kidnapped, Raped By 3 Friends
Osun Defender
UNILAG 22-year-old female student of the University of Lagos, Tolulope Titiloye, who was kidnapped and raped by three friends, who later posted her nude photos on the social media, is now in court to get justice. Three friends – Bashorun Babajide, Aje ...
Three Docked for Alleged Kidnap, Raping of UndergraduateAllAfrica.com
Nigeria: 3 docked for alleged kidnap, raping of undergraduateCodewit World News

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French to be Part of UTME from 2014 – Nigerian Bulletin


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French to be Part of UTME from 2014
Nigerian Bulletin
According to the Minister of Education, Prof. Ruqayyatu Rufa'I, french will be part of UTME for interested candidates from 2014. This was said at the reception for the French Language Project Manager, Mr. Jean-Phillipe Roy who came to Nigeria in 2009 under ...
FG vows to protect Nigeria's multiple languagesNigerian Tribune
French to be part of UTME from 2014 – MinisterThe Punch
French Language To Be Part Of UTME As From 2014 – MinisterLeadership Newspapers

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PDP Suspends Andy, Chris Uba, Others – Vanguard


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PDP Suspends Andy, Chris Uba, Others
Vanguard
Abuja — NATIONAL Working Committee, NWC of the People's Democratic Party, PDP yesterday slammed its hedge hammer on the Chairman, Senate Committee Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Senator Andy Uba and ...
IG Orders Tight Security As PDP Convention HoldsAllAfrica.com
PDP Mini convention to Hold TodayNigerian Bulletin
Anambra: PDP axes Andy Uba, othersNigerian Tribune
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Labour may go on strike over minimum wage – The Guardian Nigeria


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Labour may go on strike over minimum wage
The Guardian Nigeria
THE move by the Senate to move the National Minimum Wage Law from the exclusive to the concurrent legislative list may attract the wrath of the labour movement. President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Abdulwaheed Omar, who refused to ...
NLC Threatens Strike Action, As NASS Knocks Off Minimum Wage ClauseCHANNELS
Nigeria: Minimum wage: NLC to protest against SenateCodewit World News

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INEC fixes September 21 for by-election to replace late Jigawa Deputy Speaker – DailyPost Nigeria


INEC fixes September 21 for by-election to replace late Jigawa Deputy Speaker
DailyPost Nigeria
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Jigawa has fixed September 21, for the by-election in Ringim Constituency of Jigawa to fill the vacuum created by the death of the late Deputy Speaker of the state's House of Assembly, Sule Udi.
INEC Warns Politicians Against Early CampaignsDaily Times Nigeria
INEC mobilises for 2015 electionsNational Mirror

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Human Parts Dealer – Court Adjourns Driver’s Trial to Oct. 17 – AllAfrica.com


Human Parts Dealer - Court Adjourns Driver's Trial to Oct. 17
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An Ikorodu Magistrates' Court in Lagos on Thursday adjourned till Oct. 17, the case of a 27-year-old commercial driver charged with alleged possession of human parts. The accused, Kolawole Sikiru, who had been in custody since Oct 31, 2012, is facing a ...

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IGP set to remarry – Nigerian Tribune


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IGP set to remarry
Nigerian Tribune
Indications emerged in Abuja on Wednesday that the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, who lost his wife to cancer in January last year is now set to marry a new wife. The new bride, it was gathered, is 35-year-old Miss Bunu. Information ...
Why must we keep chasing shadows?BusinessDay
Nigerian Police to close major Abuja roads for PDP conventionPremium Times
PHOTONEWS: Inspector General Of Romance- Police IG MD Abubakar's Pre ...Osun Defender
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Tukur, Kashamu alliance threatens South-West PDP reconciliation – Nigerian Tribune


Tukur, Kashamu alliance threatens South-West PDP reconciliation
Nigerian Tribune
The move to ensure a final resolution of the crises rocking the South-West chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is currently being endangered by an alleged pact between the National Chairman of the party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur and a chieftain of ...
Those calling for the removal of Tukur should have a rethink - Bauchi PDPDailyPost Nigeria

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Supreme Court upholds Mimiko’s victory •We’ve been vindicated – Gov – Nigerian Tribune


Nigerian Tribune

Supreme Court upholds Mimiko's victory •We've been vindicated - Gov
Nigerian Tribune
THE incumbent governor of Ondo state, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko on Thursday retained his seat when a full panel of the Supreme Court affirmed the judgement of the Court of Appeal that had earlier upheld his victory in the Ondo governorship election. The duo of ...
Finally, court rests Ondo poll tussleThe Guardian Nigeria
Mimiko Promises To Do More For Ondo CitizensCHANNELS
Akeredolu congratulates Mimiko on Supreme Court victoryPremium Times
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HID to Yoruba leaders: Make Yoruba interest your priority – Nigerian Tribune


Nigerian Tribune

HID to Yoruba leaders: Make Yoruba interest your priority
Nigerian Tribune
CHAIRMAN, Yoruba Unity Forum (YUF), Chief (Mrs) HID Awolowo, has called on all Yoruba not to allow their personal interest to override the collective interest of the race, in the quest to make it relevant in the political setting of the country. The matriarch of ...
2015: HID asks politicians to shun personal interestsNational Mirror

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Pilgrims told not to carry drugs – Arab News


Pilgrims told not to carry drugs
Arab News
A severe penalty awaits any pilgrim found with drugs, said Saudi Arabian Consul General Majid Muhammad Al-Gathani during an interactive session with officials of the pilgrims' board in Kano, Nigeria. “The Saudi law on drugs is very strict and that is why we ...
Azerbaijani pilgrims to travel with medical personnelAzerNews
76000 Nigerian Pilgrims To Perform 2013 Hajj – NCAA DGLeadership Newspapers
2013 Hajj: Etisalat slashes roaming tariff for customersNational Mirror

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Muslim women lament woes of Boko Haram – The Guardian Nigeria


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Muslim women lament woes of Boko Haram
The Guardian Nigeria
THE Federation of Muslim Women Association of Nigeria (FOMWAN) Thursday identified the Boko Haram insurgency as the most serious crisis afflicting the nation with the worst negative consequences. Speaking during a press briefing ahead of the body's ...
7 die in JTF, Boko Haram shootoutBusinessDay
25 Killed In Boko Haram Battle With Civilain JTFCHANNELS
Damboa Boko Haram Attack Barbaric, Un-Islamic — Gov ShettimaLeadership Newspapers
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Smugglers kill Customs officer, set vehicle ablaze – The Guardian Nigeria


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Smugglers kill Customs officer, set vehicle ablaze
The Guardian Nigeria
AN unidentified senior officer of the Seme Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), was allegedly murdered by smugglers Thursday. According to the Command, the officer was killed in the Ashipa area of Seme while in his official uniform ...
Smugglers Kill Customs Officer, Destroy Imported Goods At Seme BorderLeadership Newspapers
Mob Kills Two Customs Officers over Death of MotoristTHISDAY Live
Mayhem in Seme border, Customs officer killedOsun Defender
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Fashola, minister list ways to boost health care – The Guardian Nigeria


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Fashola, minister list ways to boost health care
The Guardian Nigeria
Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Raji Fashola, and the Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, Thursday at the opening ceremony of the 56th National Council on Health (NCH 56) at Civic Centre, Lagos, listed five steps that must be implemented to ...
Fashola advocates reasonably priced health insurance for wider access to ...WorldStage

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Chimaroke Nnamani: EFCC declares Jude Benjamin Amanze, Chinelo Nwigwe … – WorldStage


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Chimaroke Nnamani: EFCC declares Jude Benjamin Amanze, Chinelo Nwigwe ...
WorldStage
WorldStage Newsonline-- Following the arrest warrant issued by Justice M. N. Yunusa of the Federal High Court, Lagos the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has declared the trio of Jude Benjamin Amanze, Chinelo Nwigwe and David Nwigwe ...

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First Round of 2013/2014 Admissions Concluded – Nigerian Bulletin


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First Round of 2013/2014 Admissions Concluded
Nigerian Bulletin
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB has concluded the first round of admission into institutions. According to a statement released by the board, “Candidates, who made degree awarding institutions as their first choices or most preferred are ...
JAMB Concludes First Round Of 2013/2014 AdmissionsLeadership Newspapers

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20 gunmen arrested in Nigeria’s restive northern state of Kano – Global Times


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20 gunmen arrested in Nigeria's restive northern state of Kano
Global Times
At least 20 gunmen have been arrested in northwest Nigeria's Kano State in raids carried out by the local police, authorities said Thursday. State police chief Musa Abubakar Daura told reporters that the arrests were made as part of the ongoing efforts to ...
CP Announces Arrest of 20 Suspected Criminals in KanoDaily Times Nigeria
Police Arrest 20 Armed Robbery Suspects in KanoTHISDAY Live
Press Conference By Musa A Daura Mnispyghana.com
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Home News National Religious Ministry plans to intimate Hajj schedule to … – Associated Press of Pakistan


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Home News National Religious Ministry plans to intimate Hajj schedule to ...
Associated Press of Pakistan
ISLAMABAD, Aug 29 (APP)- Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony was devising a mechanism to intimate the intending pilgrims about Hajj flight schedule by sending them a message on their mobile phones, said an official of the ministry. Talking ...
2400 Prospective Pilgrims From Borno To Perform HajjLeadership Newspapers
Hajj - Saudi Arabia Warns Pilgrims Against DrugsAllAfrica.com
Haj flights to start from Sept 10The Nation
National Mirror -The Nation
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Police Nab Two Abductors of Bayelsa Dredging Workers – AllAfrica.com


Police Nab Two Abductors of Bayelsa Dredging Workers
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Yenagoa — The police in Bayelsa State have arrested two persons suspected to be part of a six-man gang that kidnapped five dredging workers at Opuama in Southern Ijaw area last Friday. The suspects were identified as Desmond Sunday and Izekemi ...
Police Arrest 3 Kidnappers Of 5 Dredging Workers In BayelsaLeadership Newspapers

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Arewa Youths Laud Jonathan On Sack of Youth Devt Minister – AllAfrica.com


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Arewa Youths Laud Jonathan On Sack of Youth Devt Minister
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A day after the Youth Development Minister, Inuwa Abdulkadir, was sacked, Arewa youths have hailed the decision as a welcome development and praised President Goodluck Jonathan for removing the Minister. The youths, under the aegis of Arewa Youth ...
2015: Jonathan under pressure to constitute 'election cabinet'The Punch
Why I sacked youths minister, by JonathanThe Guardian Nigeria
2015: National Youth Council endorses Jonathan for presidencyDailyPost Nigeria
Daily Times Nigeria -Osun Defender
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2015 – We’ve 11 PDP Governors Romancing With APC, Says Tom Ikimi – Vanguard


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2015 - We've 11 PDP Governors Romancing With APC, Says Tom Ikimi
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Asaba — FORMER Foreign Affairs Minister and National Vice-Chairman South-South of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Tom Ikimi, said, yesterday, in Asaba that APC was already creating waves as no fewer than 11 governors from the Peoples ...
APC and control of Akwa Ibom in 2015The Guardian Nigeria
APC manifesto: Nigerians want miraclesOsun Defender
The Thursday ColumnAllAfrica.com
P.M. News -WorldStage
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OGUN APC: We’re not threatened by lawmakers’ defection – Osun Defender


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OGUN APC: We're not threatened by lawmakers' defection
Osun Defender
apc logo The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ogun State, has said that it is not threatened by the decision of some of the elected officials of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, in the state to defect to the Labour Party, LP. The party, in a statement ...
APC: Metaphor Of The Otta SiegeLeadership Newspapers (blog)
2015: No automatic ticket in Ogun APC -Hon BuraimoNigerian Tribune
Ogun federal lawmaker declares readiness to dump APC for Labour PartyPremium Times
Nigerian Bulletin -AllAfrica.com
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Assassins attack Young Shall Grow boss, kill police detail, driver – The Guardian Nigeria


Assassins attack Young Shall Grow boss, kill police detail, driver
The Guardian Nigeria
SOME suspected assassins attacked the Managing Director of Young Shall Grow Motors Limited, Chief Vincent Obianodo, killing his driver and a police detail attached to him. The Guardian learnt that the suspects also shot Obianodo in the hand during the ...
Chief Vincent Obianodo narrowly escaped death.spyghana.com

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Nigerian space programme and August 23, 1963 Kennedy-Balewa phone call – The Guardian Nigeria


Nigerian space programme and August 23, 1963 Kennedy-Balewa phone call
The Guardian Nigeria
IT was exactly 50 years, last Friday, when the historic telephone conversation between American President John Kennedy and Nigerian Prime Minister Tafawa Balewa was recorded. The Friday August 23, 1963 conversation between the two leaders was ...

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Ajimobi re-opens Bodija market, donates N30m to families of Maiduguri B/Haram … – Nigerian Tribune


Ajimobi re-opens Bodija market, donates N30m to families of Maiduguri B/Haram ...
Nigerian Tribune
Oyo State governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has ordered the re-opening of Bodija market which has been closed for some days due to crisis that erupted between Yoruba and Haausa bean traders in the market last week. Governor Ajimobi gave this order on ...
Ajimobi Re-opens Bodija Market, Donates N30m to Families of Deceased TradersDaily Times Nigeria

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Ifeanyi Ubah Emerges Anambra LP Flag Bearer With Voice Votes – CHANNELS


Ifeanyi Ubah Emerges Anambra LP Flag Bearer With Voice Votes
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Mr. Ifeanyi Patrick Ubah has emerged candidate of the Labour Party for the November 16 governorship election in Anambra state, with voice votes from the 1,137 accredited delegates of Labour Party. The event which took place at Emmaus House, Awka, ...
Ubah picks Labour Party ticket for Anambra guber pollsThe Guardian Nigeria

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US court tries Nigerian al-Qaeda member, Babafemi – The Guardian Nigeria


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US court tries Nigerian al-Qaeda member, Babafemi
The Guardian Nigeria
A NIGERIAN citizen, Lawal Olaniyi Babafemi, has been charged before a Federal Court in Brooklyn, New York, United States (U.S.) with providing material support for a designated foreign terrorist organisation, Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), and ...
Terrorism Charges: Court Grants Order To extradite Suspect To USCHANNELS
Nigeria al-Qaeda suspect to be extradited to USBBC News
Nigerian court grants US extradition requestBoston.com

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Isale Eko: Commercial heartbeat of Lagos – The Guardian Nigeria


Isale Eko: Commercial heartbeat of Lagos
The Guardian Nigeria
THAT Lagos, from time immemorial, had been a booming trading centre is not news. However, what many people do not know is that there are areas in the downtown Lagos that had, over the years, evolved to become its heartbeat or core as the commercial ...

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Nigeria Arrests Fake CNN Correspondent – Carbonated.tv


Nigeria Arrests Fake CNN Correspondent
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Nigerian authorities have arrested a citizen who posed as a CNN correspondent to try to get money from politicians in exchange for interviews in oil-producing Bayelsa state. Paul Yempe was rumbled by a member of the local branch of the national journalists ...

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Fake CNN Reporter Apprehended In Bayelsa – Daily Times Nigeria


Fake CNN Reporter Apprehended In Bayelsa
Daily Times Nigeria
The Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Bayelsa State, Comrade Tare Akono, has apprehended and handed over to the Department of State Security Service (DSS) a 36-year-old man identified as Paul Yempe over his false claim to be a ...
Nigeria arrests fake CNN correspondentReuters AlertNet

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Fake CNN correspondent arrested in Bayelsa – Nigerian Bulletin


Fake CNN correspondent arrested in Bayelsa
Nigerian Bulletin
A man identified as Paul Yempe has been handed over to the police for masquerading as a CNN correspondent. He was caught with an Identification Card of the Rivers State Broadcasting Corporation known as Radio Rivers and a fake Identification card of ...

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Police Raid Drug Spots In Ariaria Market, Nab 15 Suspects – spyghana.com


Police Raid Drug Spots In Ariaria Market, Nab 15 Suspects
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Men of the Aba Area Command and Ariaria Divisions of the Nigerian Police have raided two hard drug spots within the Ariaria International Market and arrested 15 suspected criminals who are being accused of being behind the recent kidnappings in the area ...

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Nigeria Police boss set to re-marry – Premium Times


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Nigeria Police boss set to re-marry
Premium Times
The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, is set to re-marry, one year after the death of his wife, Maryam, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. The Nigerian Police spokesman, Frank Mba, who confirmed the story, said in Abuja on Wednesday ...
IG Set To Re-marryLeadership Newspapers
Police IG, MD Abubakar set to wed 35-year-old lover in SeptemberDailyPost Nigeria
Inspector General of Romance: Police IG MD Abubakar Set To Remarry In ...Osun Defender

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Detainees disappearing amid military crackdown to fight Islamic uprising in north … – The Province


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Detainees disappearing amid military crackdown to fight Islamic uprising in north ...
The Province
In this undated family photo provided by his sister, Hauwa Hasan Kida, Samaila Hassan Kida poses for a picture at an unspecified location. On the night of Oct. 28, 2012, security forces took Kida from the family home in Maiduguri, in an area of northern ...
Detainees Disappear Amid Nigerian CrackdownABC News
'Boko Haram' kill Nigeria vigilantesMyjoyonline.com
20 Killed in Suspected Nigerian Militant AttacksVoice of America
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FG queries NPC boss, Odimegwu over controversial comments on census figures – DailyPost Nigeria


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FG queries NPC boss, Odimegwu over controversial comments on census figures
DailyPost Nigeria
The federal government has asked the Chairman of the National Population Commission (NPC), Chief Festus Odimegwu, to defend his comments on Nigeria's census figures. DailyPost gathered that Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius ...
Census figures: FG queries Odimegwu, NPC boss •How he, CBN gov landed in ...Nigerian Tribune
Why Odimegwu Should Get the President's BootAllAfrica.com
Presidency Queries Odimegwu And NPC chairmanspyghana.com
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Nigeria to fast-track infrastructure rollout – IT News Africa


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Nigeria to fast-track infrastructure rollout
IT News Africa
Nigeria's Minister of Communication Technology, Omobola Johnson, has revealed that the Federal Government has put plans in place to speed up the delivery of much-needed infrastructure and will be working closely with Federal Ministry of Works to ...
Broadband - FG Moves to Streamline Pricing of Rights of WayHispanicBusiness.com

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Nigeria on steady free fall – Aregbesola; Yes, we wrecked it – Ohakim – Osun Defender


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Nigeria on steady free fall – Aregbesola; Yes, we wrecked it – Ohakim
Osun Defender
The governor of Osun State, Mr Rauf Aregbesola and the former governor of Imo State, Chief Ikedi Ohakim, in Abuja on Tuesday, shocked their audience when they made comments on the situation of the country as well as the effects maladministration has ...
Even Jesus cannot save Nigeria from running down the cliff - OhakimDailyPost Nigeria

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Five Injured As Fuel Tanker Bursts Into Flames in Oyo – AllAfrica.com


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Five Injured As Fuel Tanker Bursts Into Flames in Oyo
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Ibadan — FIVE persons were seriously injured, yesterday, in Ibadan when a fuel tanker burst into flames at Orogun junction in the city. Though there were unconfirmed reports that three persons died, the firemen that rushed the victims to the hospital said ...
Three feared dead in Oyo tanker fireThe Guardian Nigeria
3 feared dead as fuel tanker explodes in Ibadan •Cars, shops burnt •Cosmetics ...Nigerian Tribune
NNPC tanker explodes in Ibadan, 3 killed, 5 injuredNigerian Bulletin

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Nobody Can Stop Jonathan From Contesting 2015 Election – Clark – Vanguard


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Nobody Can Stop Jonathan From Contesting 2015 Election - Clark
Vanguard
Abuja — AHEAD of 2015 Presidential election, former Federal Commissioner for Information and Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark, yesterday, reiterated that nobody in Nigeria can stop President Goodluck Jonathan from contesting. The elder statesman who ...
Constitution allows Jonathan to run in 2015 —ClarkNigerian Tribune
Nigeria power privatization bidders complete paymentsBusinessWorld Online Edition
2015: It is unconstitutional to stop Jonathan from contesting – ClarkDailyPost Nigeria
WorldStage -THISDAY Live -Nigerian Bulletin
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Lagos buys back concensioned Lekki-Epe Expressway – BusinessDay


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Lagos buys back concensioned Lekki-Epe Expressway
BusinessDay
In a dramatic turn of event, the Lagos State government is buying back the concession rights it granted Lekki Concession Company (LCC) to reconstruct the popular Lekki-Epe Expressway. The concession right which would have seen LCC reconstructing the ...
Lagos terminates concession agreement on Lekki-Epe ExpresswayPremium Times
Lagos Takes Over Lekki–Epe Expressway From Concessionairespyghana.com
Lagos to buy-over Lekki Concession Company, assembly approves ...WorldStage
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We Have Surmounted Our Challenges – Uduaghan – AllAfrica.com


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We Have Surmounted Our Challenges - Uduaghan
AllAfrica.com
Warri — The Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has stated his administration have surmounted most of the challenges facing the state, even as mhe aintained that he cannot do the job of developing the state alone. Governor Uduaghan who ...
Delta at 22: Public office thieves were thieves from cradle —OritsejaforNigerian Tribune
Uduaghan warns aspirants against violenceThe Guardian Nigeria
'Solid groundwork for industrial, economic take-off of Delta has been done'BusinessDay
WorldStage -Daily Times Nigeria
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Man Nabbed for Allegedly Impregnating, Aborting for Teenager – Vanguard


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Man Nabbed for Allegedly Impregnating, Aborting for Teenager
Vanguard
Lagos — Policemen at Igando division, Lagos have arrested a 42-year- old man for allegedly impregnating and aborting a two-month-old pregnancy of a teenager in Igando area of Lagos.. The suspect identified as Rasak Isho, a married man, was alleged to ...
Man arrested for impregnating and aborting for teenagerNigerian Bulletin
Man Rapes, Impregnates Lawyer's DaughterP.M. News

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Married At 13, Now 20, Woman Seeks Divorce, Husband Demands N300,000 – AllAfrica.com


Married At 13, Now 20, Woman Seeks Divorce, Husband Demands N300,000
AllAfrica.com
Nasarawa — Aisha Haruna , 20, of Uke in Nasarawa State on Tuesday at a Grade 1 Area Court in Mararaba, Nasarawa State, maintained her divorce request. Aisha had on May 29 filed a suit seeking separation from her husband, Hussaini Haruna, 27, ...

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PDP Warns APC Over Attack On Members – Leadership Newspapers


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PDP Warns APC Over Attack On Members
Leadership Newspapers
The Nasarawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned the ruling party in the state, the All Progressives Congress (APC) against attacks on its members. Addressing newsmen in Lafia after a stakeholders meeting preparatory to the ...
200 thugs invade Nasarawa AssemblyThe Guardian Nigeria
I cannot be distracted, Al-Makura tells PDPNigerian Tribune
Crisis in Nasarawa, State Assembly Shut Down IndefinitelyNigerian Bulletin
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Ekiti distributes 123 vehicles to traditional rulers •Says they play crucial roles in … – Nigerian Tribune


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Ekiti distributes 123 vehicles to traditional rulers •Says they play crucial roles in ...
Nigerian Tribune
Ekiti State Government on Tuesday presented 123 vehicles to traditional rulers in the three divisions of the state's traditional rulers' council. Presenting the vehicles at the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium, venue of the inauguration of the reconstituted Council of ...
Nigeria debates state police as vigilantes gain momentumwww.worldbulletin.net
Ekiti 2014: Aspirant Cautions PDP against Zoning PrincipleTHISDAY Live
125 Ekiti monarchs get car donation from govtNational Mirror
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UN chieftain for 2013 national software conference – The Guardian Nigeria


UN chieftain for 2013 national software conference
The Guardian Nigeria
ALL indications point to the fact that Nigeria may substantially improve her global Information and Communications Technology rating and benefit immensely on Foreign Direct investment (FDI). This is premised on the endorsement of Professor Emeritus Tapio ...
UN e-learning boss speaks at ISPON conferenceNigerian Bulletin

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Edo kidnappings: Govt, police, others rise to the challenge – Nigerian Tribune


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Edo kidnappings: Govt, police, others rise to the challenge
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Suspected kidnappers While kidnapping has lately thrived in Edo State with the abduction of a foremost human rights lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome, the security apparatuses in the state are gradually rising to the challenge, writes Banji Aluko. THE story of the ...
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Edo kidnappings: Govt, police, others rise to the challenge – Nigerian Tribune


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Edo kidnappings: Govt, police, others rise to the challenge
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Suspected kidnappers While kidnapping has lately thrived in Edo State with the abduction of a foremost human rights lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome, the security apparatuses in the state are gradually rising to the challenge, writes Banji Aluko. THE story of the ...
Ozekhome's kidnappers demand N150m ransomNational Mirror
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Ozekhome's Kinsmen Stage Peaceful ProtestCHANNELS
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Governors list challenges as Abia, Kogi mark 22nd anniversary – The Guardian Nigeria


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Governors list challenges as Abia, Kogi mark 22nd anniversary
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KOGI State Governor Idris Wada has denied allegations that he is taking instructions from his predecessor, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, on how to run the affairs of the state 18 months after he took over as the governor of the state. Wada stated this Tuesday while ...
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BreakingNews August 27, 2013 – Obiano Emerges APGA Gubernatorial Flag … – Nigeria Master Web


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BreakingNews August 27, 2013 - Obiano Emerges APGA Gubernatorial Flag ...
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... [ Masterweb Reports ] – Former Fidelity bank director, Mr. Willie Maduacbuchi Obiano yesterday emerged the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate for the November 16, Anambra state gubernatorial election. He polled a total of 817 votes at the ...
Bank director, Obianor, wins Anambra APGA governorship ticketThe Guardian Nigeria
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7 Sea Pirates Killed In A Gun Duel With Nigerian Navy – CHANNELS


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7 Sea Pirates Killed In A Gun Duel With Nigerian Navy
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Seven sea pirates have been killed in a shootout involving officers of the Nigerian Navy NNS Victory Command at the Oron Pilate Island in Calabar at the early hours of Tuesday, passing as a mark of progress in the fight against sea piracy and bunkering in ...
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At least five groups apply for registration as political parties’ weekly- INEC – Premium Times


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At least five groups apply for registration as political parties' weekly- INEC
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday said it receives an average of five applications for registration of new political parties weekly. Kayode Idowu, the Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, Attahiru Jega, disclosed this to the ...
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Catholic Priest Shoots Himself To Death – P.M. News


Catholic Priest Shoots Himself To Death
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A Catholic priest has accidental shot and killed himself while cleaning his gun. The incident happened to Reverend Father Peter Ayala in charge of Saint Thomas Moore Catholic Church, Sobe community in Owan West Local Government Area of Edo State, ...
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HOS alerts Nigerians to fake recruitment syndicate – Nigerian Tribune


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HOS alerts Nigerians to fake recruitment syndicate
Nigerian Tribune
THE Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Alhaji Bukar Goni Aji, has raised the alarm over a fake job recruitment syndicate, going by the name, “Federal Civil Service Recruitment Task Force”. He said that his office had not set up any task force for the ...
HOS Denies Setting Up Task Force on Job RecruitmentDaily Times Nigeria
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2015: Kalu decries plan to destabilise Nigeria – Nigerian Tribune


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2015: Kalu decries plan to destabilise Nigeria
Nigerian Tribune
Former Abia State Governor Dr Orji Uzor Kalu Monday decried what he called heightened attempts to destabilise the southern half of the country all in the bid to snatch the presidency in 2015. Kalu said,”recent events tend to suggest that someone is trying to ...
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Pandemonium in Ekiti: 3 shot, 7 arrested as APC members clash again – Nigerian Tribune


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Pandemonium in Ekiti: 3 shot, 7 arrested as APC members clash again
Nigerian Tribune
There was pandemonium in Iyin community in Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area of Ekiti State on Monday following a clash among supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state in which three persons were said to have been shot ...
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Why youth development minister was sacked – Nigerian Tribune


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Why youth development minister was sacked
Nigerian Tribune
THE refusal of the former Minister of Youth, Inuwa Abdulkadir, to obey presidential directive on the crisis rocking the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) was responsible for his sack as a federal minister, an impeccable presidency source has told the ...
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Confusion over G8 govs’ new party •INEC receives 10 fresh applications from … – Nigerian Tribune


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Confusion over G8 govs' new party •INEC receives 10 fresh applications from ...
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TWENTY-FOUR hours after report of formation of a new party by disaffected governors, there have emerged conflicting reports about the actual state of the reported association. Checks within the camps of the disaffected governors returned denials and blame ...
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PDP to Expel 7 GovernorsNigerian Bulletin
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DSS interviews mother of Stowaway Teenager – Nigerian Bulletin


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DSS interviews mother of Stowaway Teenager
Nigerian Bulletin
Department of State Services, DSS, officials in Edo State have interrogated the mother of the 15-year-old Daniel Oikhena, who surfaced from the wheel compartment of an Arik Air flight from Benin Airport to Lagos, last Saturday. Speaking to the officials Mrs ...
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At NBA conference, govt laments threats to security – The Guardian Nigeria


At NBA conference, govt laments threats to security
The Guardian Nigeria
THE Federal Government Monday raised concerns over the prevalent poverty and unemployment among Nigerians, just as it admitted that terrorism had become a challenge in the country. Government, however, said it was determined to address the ...
Jonathan - Sections of Country Threatening Nation's UnityAllAfrica.com

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Assessing Metuh’s Era As PDP Spokesman – AllAfrica.com


Assessing Metuh's Era As PDP Spokesman
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The easiest way to measure the fifteen month tenure of Chief Olisa Metuh as the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is to gauge the results of the creativity that generated not only activities, but enervated the external ...

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What Manner of Screening? – AllAfrica.com


What Manner of Screening?
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IN 1979, Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe, then the flag bearer of the Nigerian Peoples Party, NPP, failed the screening exercise of the then electoral umpire, FEDECO, for allegedly not paying his taxes as at when due, a requirement by the 1979 Constitution of the country.

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The Great Exclusion – Addis Fortune


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The Great Exclusion
Addis Fortune
Come September, member states of the United Nations will debate what should replace the millennium development goals (MDGs) when they expire in 2015. The official conversation is moving quickly, and the month ahead will offer a significant opportunity ...
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Jang blame Northern leaders’ negligence for Boko Haram – WorldStage


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Jang blame Northern leaders' negligence for Boko Haram
WorldStage
WorldStage Newsonlinw-- Plateau State governor, Jonah David Jang has blamed negligence on the side of leaders of the northern region as the major cause for the escalation of activities of Boko Haram and insurgencies. He said Boko Haram started their ...
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APC Considers Zoning Vice Presidency to S’East – THISDAY Live


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APC Considers Zoning Vice Presidency to S'East
THISDAY Live
As the All Progressives Congress (APC) continues to tinker with a strategy to gain nationwide acceptance and triumph over the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2015 general election, the party may have decided to zone the vice presidency to the ...
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Fulani community petitions Oyo governor over killing of its members – The Guardian Nigeria


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Fulani community petitions Oyo governor over killing of its members
The Guardian Nigeria
WORRIED by the murder of its members in some parts of Oke Ogun area of Oyo state, the Fulani community in the state yesterday called on Governor Abiola Ajimobi to urgently intervene and stop the crisis. They alleged that natives in the towns and ...
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Fulani community petitions Oyo governor over killing of its members – The Guardian Nigeria


Fulani community petitions Oyo governor over killing of its members
The Guardian Nigeria
WORRIED by the murder of its members in some parts of Oke Ogun area of Oyo state, the Fulani community in the state yesterday called on Governor Abiola Ajimobi to urgently intervene and stop the crisis. They alleged that natives in the towns and ...

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FG to complete 11 power plants by 2014 – The Punch


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FG to complete 11 power plants by 2014
The Punch
The Minister of Information, Mr. Labaran Maku, has said all the 11 power plants being constructed by the Federal Government will be completed before the end of the first quarter of 2014. Maku stated this on Monday while fielding questions from journalists ...
Nigeria to complete 11 power plants by 2014–MakuPremium Times

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Anambra2013: Police arrest 100 ‘imported’ voters – Osun Defender


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Anambra2013: Police arrest 100 'imported' voters
Osun Defender
VOTING The suspects, according to the police, were brought in from Lagos, Plateau and other parts of the country to register as voters in Anambra State in the ongoing voters re-validation exercise. Their fraudulent mission however suffered a setback as they ...
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APGA Aspirant Withdraws From Primary Due To Lack Of Transparency – CHANNELS


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APGA Aspirant Withdraws From Primary Due To Lack Of Transparency
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One of APGA's (The All Progressives Grand Alliance) aspirants for the November election of Anambra state, Prince John Emeka, from Anambra North Senatorial Zone, has withdrawn from the race citing irregularities in the electoral process. Mr. Emeka further ...

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Five Company Workers Kidnapped In Bayelsa By Gunmen – spyghana.com


Five Company Workers Kidnapped In Bayelsa By Gunmen
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Unknown gun men suspected to be sea pirates over the weekend kidnapped five dredging workers of Beks Nig. Ltd and M. Sidon Ltd at Opuama, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa state. The gunmen who operated on a speedboat were said to ...
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NOA, four Plateau councils educate public on FoI rights – The Guardian Nigeria


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NOA, four Plateau councils educate public on FoI rights
The Guardian Nigeria
FOUR local government councils in Plateau State and the National Orientation Agency (NOA) have embarked on an aggressive enlightenment campaign and sensitisation of the members of the public on the need to access information so that they may know ...
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Puberty Determines Maturity For Marriage, Yerima buttress – Osun Defender


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Puberty Determines Maturity For Marriage, Yerima buttress
Osun Defender
In an exclusive interview with Channels Television, Senator Ahmed Yerima of Zamfara state defended his position on the controversial topic #ChildNotBride, an issue he said “is all about the definition of full age”.
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The Republic of Southern Nigeria – AllAfrica.com


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The Republic of Southern Nigeria
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Oh my God, Igbo and Yoruba nationalists have started again. They always look for the faintest opportunity to exchange hurtful and incendiary words, betraying a relationship built on mutual suspicion, bitterness, rivalry, resentment and group megalomania.
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Theophilus Ilevbare: Still on Lagos deportation – On the side of common sense – DailyPost Nigeria


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Theophilus Ilevbare: Still on Lagos deportation - On the side of common sense
DailyPost Nigeria
In the days that has ensued since the 'deportation' of some 72 persons of whom 14 were of Igbo extraction, I have watched the debate snowball into a convoluted ethnic … and rather … twist as some have even suggested a progom, presenting an opportunity ...
Lagos Deportation: On The Side Of Common SenseOsun Defender
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Police Launch Manhunt for Ozekhome’s Kidnappers, Lament Killing of Four … – Vanguard


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Police Launch Manhunt for Ozekhome's Kidnappers, Lament Killing of Four ...
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BARELY 48 hours after the Edo State Police Command paraded 47 suspected kidnappers, the command, on Friday, lost four officers during an attempt to save the human rights lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), from suspected kidnappers. Though the ...
Edo police vow to free Ozekhome unhurt as condemnations follow kidnapNigerian Tribune
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2015 – Who Says Nigeria Cannot Break? – AllAfrica.com


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2015 - Who Says Nigeria Cannot Break?
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A few years back, the Americans were reported to have predicted that Nigeria may not survive a likely turmoil in 2015. The date obviously gives a political undertone to the problem considering that it coincides with when our next general elections are due.
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Metro Nigerians in Diaspora to Benefit from US$500Million Bond – Nigerian Bulletin


Metro Nigerians in Diaspora to Benefit from US$500Million Bond
Nigerian Bulletin
Hon Joseph Akinlaja, a member of Ondo State at the House of Reps has described the opportunities available to Nigerians in Diaspora due to the $500 million to release by the federal government. He was represented at the event by Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa ...
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Oil Theft – EFCC Detains 11 Locals, One Cameroonian – AllAfrica.com


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Oil Theft - EFCC Detains 11 Locals, One Cameroonian
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Bayelsa state for alleged involvement in the stealing of 10,000 liters of illegally refined Diesel off the waterways of the Egweama Community of Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. The suspects were arrested and handed over to the EFCC by the ...
Cameroonian, 11 Nigerians arrested for oil theftP.M. News
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An Interpreter’s Account of Nigeria’s Dilemma – Vanguard


An Interpreter's Account of Nigeria's Dilemma
Vanguard
In his new book entitled, "Delicate Distress: An Interpreter's Account of the Nigerian Dilemma", Dr. Amanze Obi, scholar and frontline Nigerian journalist, asks disturbing questions about Nigeria. He delves into Nigeria's 2007 general elections, digging up its ...
Blame Not Ethnicity for Nigeria's FailuresAllAfrica.com

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Suntai Departs New York On Charter Flight to Jalingo – Sources – Vanguard


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Suntai Departs New York On Charter Flight to Jalingo - Sources
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New York — Gov. Danbaba Suntai of Taraba will be departing New York to Jalingo on a chartered flight on Saturday. A source close to the family told NAN that they could not secure enough seats for those accompanying Suntai, hence the chartered flight.
Drama As Suntai ReturnsAllAfrica.com
SUNTAI, TARABA GOV ARRIVES IN JALINGO •Acting gov, prominent politicians ...Nigerian Tribune
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Lawmakers Spent N1 Trillion in Eight Years – Ezekwesili – AllAfrica.com


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Lawmakers Spent N1 Trillion in Eight Years - Ezekwesili
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Besides, she stressed, a research conducted in Britain identified Nigerian legislators as being the highest paid in the world. "N699b went to banks as interest on borrowed loans in 2012 alone; also, 82 per cent of Nigeria's budgetary cost goes for recurrent ...
Ezekwesili, NASS and the burden of proofNigerian Tribune
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UN Agency Harps On Free, Fair Polls in 2015 – Vanguard


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UN Agency Harps On Free, Fair Polls in 2015
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Abuja — The United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, has tasked stakeholders in the electoral process in Nigeria to ensure that the outcome of the 2015 general elections was free, fair and transparent. The outgoing Country Director, UNDP, Ade ...
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Supreme Court Suspends Vacation to Hear Ondo Governorship Appeals – AllAfrica.com


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Supreme Court Suspends Vacation to Hear Ondo Governorship Appeals
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The Supreme Court has fixed a new date for the hearing of multiple appeals against the judgment of the Court of Appeal which upheld the declaration of Governor Olusegun Mimiko as the winner of the Ondo State governorship election held last year. The new ...
Ondo gov appeals: CJN breaks 50-yr-old Supreme Court rulesNigerian Tribune
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PDP in disarray as seven governors float ‘Voice of the People’ party – DailyPost Nigeria


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PDP in disarray as seven governors float 'Voice of the People' party
DailyPost Nigeria
Despite playing down the existence of serious challenges that may jeopardize the fortunes of the party in the 2015 elections, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, appears to be heading towards more difficult times after all. This is as seven of the party's 23 ...
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Education: I don’t think the govt truly cares – Nigerian Tribune


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Education: I don't think the govt truly cares
Nigerian Tribune
This is simply incredible! Government bluntly told the striking university lecturers that it could not afford to meet their financial demands. Are we really a serious nation at all? We, especially our leaders, are not bothered that our youths, who ordinarily should be ...
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Okonjo-Iweala Elated as Ethiopian Airways Makes Maiden Flight from Enugu – THISDAY Live


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Okonjo-Iweala Elated as Ethiopian Airways Makes Maiden Flight from Enugu
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The Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has said the commencement of international flights at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu would unlock the latent economic potential of the South-eastern ...
Enugu Airport Commences International FlightCHANNELS
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Activist: Death of Boko Haram Leader Will Not End Insurgency – THISDAY Live


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Activist: Death of Boko Haram Leader Will Not End Insurgency
THISDAY Live
Human rights activist and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mallam Shehu Sani, Sunday said the death of the Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, might not end insurgency in the country as long as there are aggrieved members of the sect.
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‘It would cost N3.5 billion to rebuild Bama town,’ says Rep – The Guardian Nigeria


'It would cost N3.5 billion to rebuild Bama town,' says Rep
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BAMA town in Borno State, which was on three different occasions “attacked and destroyed” by suspected Boko Haram gunmen this year, will require the sum of N3.5 billion to rebuild, says a National Assembly member, representing Bama/Dikwa/Ngala ...
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Police arrest Senator’s son over robbery – Nigerian Tribune


Police arrest Senator's son over robbery
Nigerian Tribune
A former senator's son is being remanded in prison over his involvement in an armed robbery in Abuja. Informed police sources revealed to the Nigerian Tribune that the former senator's son from Ekiti State had led a gang of armed robbers to rob a 6:19:02 ...
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2015: Northern agitators are playing out Sardauna’s script – Chris Ukpabi – Nigerian Tribune


2015: Northern agitators are playing out Sardauna's script - Chris Ukpabi
Nigerian Tribune
A Senator under the platform of the defunct National Party of Nigeria (NPN) in the Second Republic, Senator Chris Ukpabi, has declared that Northern agitators for Presidency in 2015, are playing out a script which he said was handed over to the North by the ...
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3 die, 4 wounded as police swoop on suspected cultists in Ilorin – Nigerian Tribune


3 die, 4 wounded as police swoop on suspected cultists in Ilorin
Nigerian Tribune
THREE people reportedly died, four critically injured, while 18 others were arrested when men of the Kwara State police command, in conjunction with men of vigilance group, swooped on suspected members of a cult group, Aiye confraternity, during initiation ...
Three die as Kwara vigilance groups engage cultistThe Guardian Nigeria
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Buhari, govs head APC state harmonisation committees – Nigerian Tribune


Buhari, govs head APC state harmonisation committees
Nigerian Tribune
The National Interim leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Sunday, said former Head of State, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari and governors of the party, among others, will head the State Harmonisation Committees (SHCs), which it had ...
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