Monthly Archives: January 2014

Man Fears Wife, Begs Court for Divorce – Nigerian Bulletin

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Two foreigners kidnapped in Ondo University, four persons shot – DailyPost Nigeria

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Jonathan Urges NASS to Speedily Pass 2014 Budget – Nigerian Bulletin


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Jonathan Urges NASS to Speedily Pass 2014 Budget
Nigerian Bulletin
President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday at a stakeholders' forum on Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P) in Abuja advised the National Assembly to ensure the speedy passage of the 2014 budget for the smooth implementation 
Jonathan begs Senators, Reps to pass 2014 budgetThe Punch
Jonathan Urges NASS To Expedite Action On 2014 Appropriation BillCHANNELS

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Nigerian Senators, Former Governor Switch Sides – Voice of America


The Guardian Nigeria
Nigerian Senators, Former Governor Switch Sides
Voice of America
ABUJA — Nigeria's ruling People's Democratic Party appears to be crumbling as five more senators defected to a powerful new opposition coalition. But some analysts said it's not just ruling party members adjusting allegiances ahead of 2015 presidential 
Rock and a Hard Place: What Happens if President Jonathan Doesn't Contest in Nigerian Bulletin
Govt Shutdown – Why Jonathan Will Not Intervene in Rivers Crisis – – Ben ObiVanguard
The threat from the partiesThe Guardian Nigeria
THISDAY Live –Premium Times
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Why Senate Leadership Failed to Read Defection Letter – AllAfrica.com

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Why Senate Leadership Failed to Read Defection Letter – AllAfrica.com


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Why Senate Leadership Failed to Read Defection Letter
AllAfrica.com
Fresh facts have emerged over why the Senate leadership has refused for two days in a row to read the defection letter signed by 11 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senators on the floor of the upper chamber. The defecting senators had written a letter to 
Uproar As Senate Defers 11 Senators' Request to Dump PDPVanguard
Saraki, others' defection: Mark's absence stalls reading of letter •Read the letter Nigerian Tribune
Senate Confirms Appointment Of Service ChiefsCHANNELS
The Guardian Nigeria –THISDAY Live
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No need for two years of “reflection” on human sexuality within the CofE – Christian Concern


Christian Concern
No need for two years of “reflection” on human sexuality within the CofE
Christian Concern
The decision by the Church of England to accept the Pilling Report recommendation for a two-year process of 'facilitated conversations' on human sexuality, has been challenged by Andrea Williams, CEO of Christian Concern, who is a member of Synod.
African gay laws criticised by UK archbishopsAljazeera.com
African Anglican bishops warn Church of England to back off on gay issueGay Star News
Archbishops of Canterbury, York criticise Nigerian, Ugandan anti-gay laws Nigerian Tribune
Church Times –Washington Post –News24
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Removal of the President and his Vice failed on Thursday – spyghana.com


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Removal of the President and his Vice failed on Thursday
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An attempt by the House of Representatives to amend Section 143 of the constitution, on the removal of the President and his Vice failed on Thursday in Abuja. The vote of 172 members in favour of the clause, 122 against and three abstinence, could not 
Constitution Review: House Rejects Alteration to President, VP's Impeachment THISDAY Live
Reps reject simplicity of impeachment of President, VP •Okay life insurance for Nigerian Tribune

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Ekiti 2014 – PDP Men After Fayemi’s Job – Will Fayemi Break Four-Year Jinx? – Vanguard


The Punch
Ekiti 2014 – PDP Men After Fayemi's Job – Will Fayemi Break Four-Year Jinx?
Vanguard
When it comes to high rate of churning out governors, no state can be compared to Ekiti in Nigeria. Within the last eight years, Ekiti has produced seven governors after the exit of the Second Civilian Governor of the State,Mr Ayo Fayose in October 2006.
Ekiti 2014: PDP vows to disgrace APC, raps Fani-KayodeNigerian Tribune
2014 poll: APC endorses Fayemi for second termThe Punch
Ekiti 2014: APC won't waste time on primaries –ChairmanNational Mirror
The Guardian Nigeria –DailyPost Nigeria –Nigerian Bulletin
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I don’t see sign of Nigeria breaking up in 2015, says US Ambassador – The Guardian Nigeria

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41 killed in road crashes in Borno, says FRSC – The Guardian Nigeria

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Police Unmask Suspected Killers of NNPC Staff – THISDAY Live


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Police Unmask Suspected Killers of NNPC Staff
THISDAY Live
Sixteen months after he was declared missing and is believed to have been killed, detectives from the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) have unmasked the suspected killers of Mr. Sylvester Emefiele, a member 
NNPC Staff Murder Trial: Court Fixes Feb 13 For Bail ApplicationCHANNELS

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Former NAICOM Boss Bags 15yrs Imprisonment Over N10.4m Fraud – Daily Times Nigeria


Nigerian Tribune
Former NAICOM Boss Bags 15yrs Imprisonment Over N10.4m Fraud
Daily Times Nigeria
Aformer Commissioner of the National Insurance Commission, NAICOM, Chief Okechikwu Chukwulozie, on Thursday, bagged 15 years imprisonment from an Abuja High Court over N10.4m fraud. Chukwulozie arraigned by the Independent Corrupt Practices 
N 10.4 m Fraud: NAICOM Insurance Commissioner Bags 15 Years in JailThe Streetjournal
Former NAICOM Commissioner Bags 15 Years ImprisonmentTHISDAY Live

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Baby factory uncovered in Ondo •Retired ACP, 23 others arrested – Nigerian Tribune


Nigerian Tribune
Baby factory uncovered in Ondo •Retired ACP, 23 others arrested
Nigerian Tribune
The men of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Ondo State command, have discovered a baby factory in Ilu-Titun, in Okitipupa Local Government area of the state. Already, a 66 years old man, Mr Aliu Ojo, who claimed to be a retired Assistant Commissioner of 

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Ecowas approves $50m for Lagos-Abidjan expressway design —Jonathan – Nigerian Tribune

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FAO Backs CELAC Commitment to Fight Hunger – Prensa Latina


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FAO Backs CELAC Commitment to Fight Hunger
Prensa Latina
Imagen activa 30 de enero de 2014, 14:48Rome, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) The commitment of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean Status (CELAC) to step up efforts to wipe out hunger and poverty was backed today by Director General of the UN 
Private sector invests N1.7 trillion in Nigeria's agricultural sector- JonathanPremium Times
Says Nigeria is Ready To Share Its Successes In Boosting Food Production With Daily Times Nigeria
FAO says agriculture key to eradicating hunger in AfricaBusinessDay
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Reps to begin consideration of 2014 budget, Feb 4 – The Punch

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Babangida denies writing Jonathan- Premium Times – Nigerian Bulletin


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Babangida denies writing Jonathan- Premium Times
Nigerian Bulletin
Kassim Afegbua, the media aide to the Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has disowned a statement he purportedly issued on behalf of former military president, Ibrahim Babangida on Wednesday. Mr. Afebgua, who was Mr. Babangida's publicist 
IBB Denies Writing President JonathanCHANNELS
IBB Writes Jonathan, Says “The Happenings in The Country Call For Worry”The Streetjournal

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Ejigbo Women Assault: Lagos Govt to Prosecute Suspects – CHANNELS

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Igbos Demand N1 Billion From Fashola Over Deportation – AllAfrica.com


AllAfrica.com
Igbos Demand N1 Billion From Fashola Over Deportation
AllAfrica.com
Lagos — Seventy six people of Igbo extraction who were recently deported from Lagos by the state government have approached a Federal High Court for redress, asking for N1 billion as damages from the government over the action. The court has fixed 
Lagos sentenced 2, 324 offenders to community service in 2013National Mirror
Igbo Deportees Seek 1 Billion Naira Compensation From Lagos StateCHANNELS
Anambra "destitute persons'' sue Lagos government, seek N1 billion damagesPremium Times

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Interested Party – P.M. News


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Interested Party
P.M. News
In recent times, apart from the North-East which has remained under the jackboot of the Boko Haram insurgents, Rivers State is another epicentre of avoidable violence. Avoidable, in the sense that those who are expected to act right have thrown decency into 
Lagos APC Denounces Lagos PDP, Says Directive To APC Legislators Is A Osun Defender
Rivers APC sets up three-man committee to compile dossier on CP Mbu's sinsDailyPost Nigeria
APC set to drag Mbu, Rivers Police Commissioner, to UNPremium Times
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
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WEF – Foreign Investors Impressed With Nigeria – – Okonjo Iweala – Vanguard


The Punch
WEF – Foreign Investors Impressed With Nigeria – – Okonjo Iweala
Vanguard
The Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, has said that foreign investors were impressed with Nigeria's economic growth and overall performance at the just concluded World Economic Forum that held in 
Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Thursday morningDailyPost Nigeria
2014 Budget : PDP, APC senators unite against Okonjo-IwealaOsun Defender
Senate condemns handling of N1.4bn SURE-P funds by Okonjo-IwealaThe Punch
AllAfrica.com
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Ekiti 2014: Lawmaker writes Jonathan, backs zoning – National Mirror

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SURE-P: FG to buy N240m locally-made vehicles – The Punch


The Punch
SURE-P: FG to buy N240m locally-made vehicles
The Punch
The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the purchase of 44 locally-made IVM G5 Jeeps for the 37 chairmen of the state and Federal Capital Territory coordinators of the Subsidy Reinvestment Programme. The council also approved the draft 
FG to buy N240m made in Nigeria cars for SURE-PNigerian Tribune
FEC Approves N240 Million Worth Of Vehicles For SURE-P OfficialsCHANNELS
FEC approves N240 million for purchase of 44 Nigerian made SUVs for SURE-PPremium Times
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SURE-P: FG to buy N240m locally-made vehicles – The Punch


The Punch
SURE-P: FG to buy N240m locally-made vehicles
The Punch
The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the purchase of 44 locally-made IVM G5 Jeeps for the 37 chairmen of the state and Federal Capital Territory coordinators of the Subsidy Reinvestment Programme. The council also approved the draft 
FG to buy N240m made in Nigeria cars for SURE-PNigerian Tribune

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FG to buy N240m made in Nigeria cars for SURE-P – Nigerian Tribune

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Ekiti 2014: PDP lawmaker writes President Jonathan, seeks support for Ekiti … – Nigerian Tribune

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2015: Stakeholders position Bankole for governorship race in Ogun – Nigerian Tribune


National Mirror
2015: Stakeholders position Bankole for governorship race in Ogun
Nigerian Tribune
Indications emerged on Monday, that the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, may likely be fielded for the governorship seat in Ogun by 2015. This was the motive behind a stakeholders' meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party 
2015: Bankole may join Ogun guber raceDaily Sun
2015: PDP mobilises Dimeji Bankole against AmosunNational Mirror

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Diaspora voting not feasible in 2015 — INEC •Advocates body to prosecute … – Nigerian Tribune


Osun Defender
Diaspora voting not feasible in 2015 — INEC •Advocates body to prosecute
Nigerian Tribune
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Wednesday, said that the much anticipated diaspora voting was not feasible until the Electoral Act was amended. The Chairman of INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega, said this at a three-day National 
2015: INEC urges youths to avoid riggingWorldStage
2015 – President to Consult Kitchen Cabinet Soon – -Ben ObiVanguard
Jonathan Yet To Make Decision On 2015 Presidential Racespyghana.com
Osun Defender
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Abia lawmakers, senator fault northern elders on Ihejirika – The Guardian Nigeria


The Guardian Nigeria
Abia lawmakers, senator fault northern elders on Ihejirika
The Guardian Nigeria
IHEJIRIKA WITH a unanimous vote, the Abia State House of Assembly has condemned the reported threat by the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) to sue the former Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika, at the International Criminal Court (ICC), 

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Maku Says APC’s ‘Block Budget Directive’ Is Anti-People – CHANNELS


CHANNELS
Maku Says APC's 'Block Budget Directive' Is Anti-People
CHANNELS
The Nigerian Minister of Information, Mr Labaran Maku, has described the directive by the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to its lawmakers to block executive bills in the National Assembly, as anti-people. The minister's comment is the latest 
Why 11 PDP Senators Defected to APC, Five More May DefectAllAfrica.com
APC Directive, A Possible Slip Of Tongue- MakuDaily Times Nigeria
2014 budget : APC lawmakers vow to comply with party directiveThe Punch
Osun Defender –DailyPost Nigeria –Bella Naija
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Nigerian Religious Leaders Call For Peace And Religious Tolerance – CHANNELS


CHANNELS
Nigerian Religious Leaders Call For Peace And Religious Tolerance
CHANNELS
Religious leaders in Nigeria have appealed to Christians and Muslims to live in harmony and promote unity. At a one-day inter faith conference held in Abuja on Thursday to discuss ways of promoting peace and religious tolerance, the president of the 
Religious tolerance: Christian, Muslim leaders stress need for constant dialogueNigerian Bulletin

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Igbo Deportees Seek 1 Billion Naira Compensation From Lagos State – CHANNELS


CHANNELS
Igbo Deportees Seek 1 Billion Naira Compensation From Lagos State
CHANNELS
The suit filed by over 80 Igbo 'deportees' against the Lagos State Government came up on Thursday at the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, with the plaintiffs demanding a compensation of 1 billion Naira (about 6.3 million dollars) . Seven plaintiffs filed the 

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APC is a Party Without Membership – Bafarawa – Daily Times Nigeria


Nigerian Tribune
APC is a Party Without Membership – Bafarawa
Daily Times Nigeria
A former Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Atahiru Bafarawa, on Wednesday in Abuja, said that the APC had remained a political party without membership six months after its formation. Bafarawa, who was until now a chieftain of the APC, spoke at the National 
Defection: Bafarawa will strengthen PDP – ShagariDailyPost Nigeria
As Bafarawa dumps APCNigerian Tribune

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5 in Police Net For Robbing, Raping Business-Woman in Ogun! – The Streetjournal


The Streetjournal
5 in Police Net For Robbing, Raping Business-Woman in Ogun!
The Streetjournal
The Ogun state Police Command has arrested five middle-aged men for robbing and raping a 33-year-old woman along Idiroko Road. According to the PPRO of the Ogun State Police Command, DSP Muyiwa Adejobi, the Anti Robbery Team led by Sergeant 
Police arrest five for gang-raping, robbing woman of N2.187mThe Punch

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I sacked Service Chiefs over rivalry – Jonathan – DailyPost Nigeria


The Guardian Nigeria
I sacked Service Chiefs over rivalry – Jonathan
DailyPost Nigeria
image President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday disclosed that he sacked the immediate past service chiefs because of unhealthy competition among them. According to him, the rivalry made it possible for Boko Haram insurgents to attack the Air Force 
Rivalries led to top brass sackings: Nigeria presidentGlobalPost
Rivalries led to top brass sackings – JonathanNews24
Let's support Jonathan in 2015Nigerian Tribune
The Guardian Nigeria –AllAfrica.com
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Benue youths kick against incessant Fulani herdsmen’s attacks – DailyPost Nigeria

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APGA leadership: Court rules on Umeh, Shinkafi’s stay of execution Feb 26 … – Nigerian Tribune


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APGA leadership: Court rules on Umeh, Shinkafi's stay of execution Feb 26
Nigerian Tribune
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has reserved ruling till February 26, 2014 on an application for a stay of execution of its judgment delivered on January 15, which removed Chief Victor Umeh and Alhaji Sani Shinkafi as National Chairman and Secretary 
APGA Chairman Appoints New Anambra State Chairmanspyghana.com
AGPA Crisis: Okwu's Faction Appoints Acting Chairman in AnambraDaily Times Nigeria
Court rules Feb 26 on APGA leadershipThe Guardian Nigeria
DailyPost Nigeria
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Tiv/Fulani crisis: Makurdi LG boss seeks FG’s assistance – Nigerian Tribune

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Senate not aware of planned defections —Spokesman – Nigerian Tribune


Nigerian Tribune
Senate not aware of planned defections —Spokesman
Nigerian Tribune
SENATE spokesman, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, on Tuesday, said the upper legislative chamber was not aware of the planned defection by any of its members. Senator Abaribe, who spoke in an interactive session with Senate correspondents, said the 
Senate not aware of notice of defection from senators – AbaribeDailyPost Nigeria

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Fire destroys property worth N50m in Omu-Aran – Nigerian Tribune

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Senate not aware of planned defections —Spokesman – Nigerian Tribune


Nigerian Tribune
Senate not aware of planned defections —Spokesman
Nigerian Tribune
SENATE spokesman, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, on Tuesday, said the upper legislative chamber was not aware of the planned defection by any of its members. Senator Abaribe, who spoke in an interactive session with Senate correspondents, said the 

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LASU – It’s Not Possible to Get Quality Education At N25,000 – Lagos Govt – Vanguard


Osun Defender
LASU – It's Not Possible to Get Quality Education At N25,000 – Lagos Govt
Vanguard
Lagos state government has yesterday said giving the huge financial demands of providing quality tertiary education in it's state-owned university, students should not expect to pay N25,000 as tuition as quality tertiary education cannot be cheap. Speaking on 
Lagos Incurs N435bn Debt in Five YearsTHISDAY Live
Lagos to demolish 318 houses for 4th Mainland BridgeNational Mirror

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Labour minister calls on Nigerians to take advantage of centenary celebration – spyghana.com


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Labour minister calls on Nigerians to take advantage of centenary celebration
spyghana.com
Chief Emeka Wogu, the Minister of Labour and Productivity, has called on Nigerians to take advantage of the unique opportunity of the Centenary celebration to support the Transformation Agenda of President Goodluck Jonathan. Wogu made the call on 
Emeka Wogu – a Comrade With Content and ConscienceAllAfrica.com

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US$1.69 Million Fraud – New Judge Takes Over Fred Ajudua’s Trial – AllAfrica.com


WorldStage
US$1.69 Million Fraud – New Judge Takes Over Fred Ajudua's Trial
AllAfrica.com
Lagos — A new judge, Justice Kudirat Jose has been assigned to take over the trial of Lagos socialite and lawyer, Mr Fred Ajudua, who was accused of $1.69 million fraud by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Justice Joseph Oyewole 
Ajudua, Orie get new date in alleged $1.69m fraud caseThe Guardian Nigeria
Ajudua Trial Resumes, Faces Fresh Arraignment On February 5CHANNELS
11 years after commencement, trial of alleged serial fraudster, Fred Ajudua, to Premium Times
WorldStage –P.M. News –The Punch
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Constitution Amendment: Reps vote tomorrow – Nigerian Observer


Osun Defender
Constitution Amendment: Reps vote tomorrow
Nigerian Observer
ABUJA – Speaker, House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Waziri Tambuwal yesterday postponed to Thursday 30th 2014 consideration of the report for alteration of some sections of the constitution, to enable some of their members who were not around during 
Constitution Review: House Seeks Amendment to Impeachment Process for THISDAY Live
Reps Vote To Impeach President, Deputy With Ease Thursdayspyghana.com
Constitution Review – Reps Adopt Electronic VotingVanguard

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DELTA 2015: Former Commissioner Endorses Olojeme – Daily Times Nigeria


The Guardian Nigeria
DELTA 2015: Former Commissioner Endorses Olojeme
Daily Times Nigeria
The governorship ambition of the Chairman of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Dr. Ngozi Olejeme got a further boost as her bid to become Delta's first female governor got the endorsement of a former Delta State Commissioner for Lands, Survey 
The Many ills of Zoningspyghana.com
Delta PDP chieftains fight over power shiftThe Guardian Nigeria

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Centenary Celebration: Wogu Calls for Support for FG – Daily Times Nigeria

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2015: Ambition is problem of Ondo APC –Adegboro – National Mirror


National Mirror
2015: Ambition is problem of Ondo APC –Adegboro
National Mirror
Prince Olu Adegboro, a former Commissioner for Information during the late Adebayo Adefarati administration in Ondo state, is the Secretary of the interim Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state. In this interview with OJO 
Marwa, others concede Adamawa APC leadership to NyakoThe Guardian Nigeria
Governor Nyako, Marwa, Gundiri unite as Adamawa APC appoints executivePremium Times
Adamawa APC gets Interim Management CommitteeDailyPost Nigeria
Vanguard
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Ajudua, Orie get new date in alleged $1.69m fraud case – The Guardian Nigeria

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Death toll now 52 in Nigeria market attack: police – Business Recorder


Business Recorder
Death toll now 52 in Nigeria market attack: police
Business Recorder
image KAWURI: The number of people killed in a deadly market attack blamed on Boko Haram militants in northeast Nigeria has risen to 52, police told AFP on Tuesday. "From the verified figures I have in my records, 52 people have been confirmed killed in 
New Service Chiefs Will End Boko Haram Insurgency – JonathanCHANNELS
85 dead and counting in extremists' attack on village in NigeriaThe Globe and Mail
Boko Haram attack in Kawuri: Death toll hits 85DailyPost Nigeria
Voice of America –The Australian
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Police Disrupt Anti-Corruption Rally In Abuja – CHANNELS


CHANNELS
Police Disrupt Anti-Corruption Rally In Abuja
CHANNELS
The Executive Secretary of Anti-Corruption Network, a Civil Society Organisation, Mr Dino Melaye, has decried the disruption of a protest by the Nigeria Police in Abuja. In an interview with Channels Television shortly after the protest was disrupted, Mr Melaye 

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Police Disrupt Anti-Corruption Rally In Abuja – CHANNELS


CHANNELS
Police Disrupt Anti-Corruption Rally In Abuja
CHANNELS
The Executive Secretary of Anti-Corruption Network, a Civil Society Organisation, Mr Dino Melaye, has decried the disruption of a protest by the Nigeria Police in Abuja. In an interview with Channels Television shortly after the protest was disrupted, Mr Melaye 
Pro-Amaechi Protesters Storm AbujaNigerian Bulletin
Police Storm Pro-Amaechi Rally In Abuja As Protesters Slump, FaintDaily Times Nigeria

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Students’ ex-leader, Segun Okeowo, dies at 73 – The Guardian Nigeria


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Students' ex-leader, Segun Okeowo, dies at 73
The Guardian Nigeria
FORMER National President of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) between 1977 and 1978, Akogun Segun Okeowo, is dead. Okeowo was said to have died yesterday at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH), 
Update: Ex-NANS president, Segun Okeowo, dies at 73Premium Times

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Senate not aware of notice of defection from senators – Abaribe – DailyPost Nigeria

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Destruction of my poultry farm is an act of impunity – Enugu Deputy Governor – DailyPost Nigeria

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Adamawa APC gets Interim Management Committee – DailyPost Nigeria

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Boni Haruna Cleared Of Forgery, Conspiracy Charges – Daily Times Nigeria

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Political parties in Edo endorse Oshiomhole’s presidential bid – WorldStage


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Political parties in Edo endorse Oshiomhole's presidential bid
WorldStage
WorldStage Newsonline– A Coalition of Registered Political Parties in Edo has thrown its weight behind the alleged presidential interest of Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State, saying he is eminently qualified to run for Presidency in the 2015 general 
Gov. Oshiomhole assents to N160bn Edo State 2014 Appropriation billThe Guardian Nigeria
Oshiomhole's lifeline for Edo 690 widowsDaily Sun

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Fashola Supports APC’s ‘Block Budget Directive’ – CHANNELS


CHANNELS
Fashola Supports APC's 'Block Budget Directive'
CHANNELS
The Lagos State governor, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has supported the directives of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to all its National Assembly representatives to block all legislation of the Federal Government of Nigeria. Governor Fashola said that the 
APC's directive on Executive Bills blockage good for democracy – FasholaDailyPost Nigeria
Fashola Defends APC's Directive to Its Federal Lawmakers to Block Executive BillsPremium Times
Fashola Honours 2002 Bomb Blast VictimsTHISDAY Live

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Samsung Launches 2nd Engineering Academy In Nigeria – Ventures Africa

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Police permit not required for rallies in Nigeria – The Guardian Nigeria


The Guardian Nigeria
Police permit not required for rallies in Nigeria
The Guardian Nigeria
FALANA-SAN IN January 2012, the mass protests against the so-called removal of fuel subsidy were violently disrupted by the police and the army personnel. During its recent industrial action the Academic Staff Union of Universities had cause to direct its 
Permit for rallies: Go to Supreme Court – Nigeria Police challenges lawyersDailyPost Nigeria

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FROM KOKOMASTER TO KOKO FARMER! D’BANJ JOINS ‘ONE’ TO LAUNCH … – 360Nobs.com


Bella Naija
FROM KOKOMASTER TO KOKO FARMER! D'BANJ JOINS 'ONE' TO LAUNCH
360Nobs.com
FROM KOKOMASTER TO KOKO FARMER! D'BANJ JOINS 'ONE' TO LAUNCH THE YEAR OF AGRICULTURE. FROM KOKOMASTER TO KOKO FARMER! D'BANJ JOINS 'ONE' TO LAUNCH THE. Internationally acclaimed Nigerian singer-songwriter D'banj, 
D'banj unveiled as the Face of ONE “Year of Agriculture” Campaign in LagosBella Naija
Cohbams Signs First DealDaily Times Nigeria

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NBA Advocates Bar, Bench Forum – Nigerian Observer

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Dependence on oil is killing Nigeria’s economy – Elechi – DailyPost Nigeria

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2015: Peace will return to Nigeria if Jonathan drops his second term ambition … – DailyPost Nigeria

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Kwankwaso to Jonathan – You’re Not Qualified to Contest in 2015 – Vanguard


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Kwankwaso to Jonathan – You're Not Qualified to Contest in 2015
Vanguard
As President Goodluck Jonathan prepares for his re-election next year, Kano State Governor, Dr. Musa Rabiu Kwankwaso has warned that Jonathan is not qualified to contest for presidency in 2015. According to the governor, any attempt by Jonathan to run 
Jonathan admits errors in governanceThe Guardian Nigeria
Theophilus Ilevbare: Dear President Jonathan, corruption is the problem of NigeriaDailyPost Nigeria
Arrests of Nigerian Gays Have Already BegunThe Nonprofit Quarterly
Nigerian Bulletin
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Monster: Man, 76, rapes, impregnates 12-year-old girl in Lagos – ynaija


ynaija
Monster: Man, 76, rapes, impregnates 12-year-old girl in Lagos
ynaija
An elderly male resident of the Oworonsoki area of Lagos has been arrested by police on suspicion of rape. The suspect, identified simply as 'Baba Debo', is said to have raped an unidentified 12-year-old girl and gotten her pregnant. The victim, a fish hawker, 
Police nab 76-year-old for raping, impregnating girl, 12The Punch

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El-Rufai honours SSS invitation, detained – The Guardian Nigeria


Nigerian Tribune
El-Rufai honours SSS invitation, detained
The Guardian Nigeria
FORMER Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, yesterday reported at the Aso Drive Office of the State Security Service (SSS) to answer the invitation extended to him last Friday, even as an arrest warrant was given his lawyer. Accompanied 
DSS Fails to Release el-RufaiTHISDAY Live
el-Rufai: APC threatens court action •As Amaechi, Ngige, others accompany him Nigerian Tribune
El-Rufai remains in SSS custody after 12 hours of interrogationPremium Times
Daily Times Nigeria –P.M. News
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Minister blames poor girl child enrolment in schools – The Guardian Nigeria

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Uduaghan terminates Ughelli-Asaba road contract – The Guardian Nigeria


WorldStage
Uduaghan terminates Ughelli-Asaba road contract
The Guardian Nigeria
CITING slow pace of work on the 149 kilometres Asaba/Ughelli road, Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta has ordered the state Ministry of Works to terminate Section C of the project and re-award the contract to a competent contractor. The governor, who 
Uduaghan terminates contract for Section C of Ughelli/Asaba Road projectWorldStage

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Adequate registration of land titles, panacea for peace in Lagos —Ikuforiji – Nigerian Tribune

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Those practising same-sex marriage are heading for destruction —Okoh – Nigerian Tribune


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Those practising same-sex marriage are heading for destruction —Okoh
Nigerian Tribune
The Primate of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), The Most Reverend Nicholas Okoh, on Monday, warned those practising same sex marriage to desist from the act, saying they were heading for destruction. Okoh gave the warning while delivering 
God's Punishment Awaits Those Against Anti-Gay Law- OkohCHANNELS

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Money laundering: EFCC files amended charge against Fani Kayode – Nigerian Tribune


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Money laundering: EFCC files amended charge against Fani Kayode
Nigerian Tribune
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday brought an amended charge before a Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos against former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode over allegations of money laundering to the tune of N99 
EFCC Amends Charges Against Fani-KayodeCHANNELS
Fani-Kayode's trial halted as defence counsel raises fresh objectionPremium Times
Fani-Kayode Protests as EFCC Amends Money Laundering Charge!The Streetjournal
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2015: North-Central stakeholders back Atiku’s defection to APC – Nigerian Tribune


The Guardian Nigeria
2015: North-Central stakeholders back Atiku's defection to APC
Nigerian Tribune
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Monday met with his supporters from the North-Central geo-political zone in Abuja in continuation of his nationwide consultations on whether or not to join the presidential race with stakeholders ahead of the 2015 
Political Situation in Nigeria Grim, Says AtikuTHISDAY Live
Obasanjo pushed me out of PDP- AtikuWorldStage
Jonathan lacks capacity to conduct 2015 elections, says AtikuNational Mirror
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Nigeria Police Urges Politicians To Adhere To Electoral Act – CHANNELS


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Nigeria Police Urges Politicians To Adhere To Electoral Act
CHANNELS
Ahead of the 2015 general elections, Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 5, AIG Hashimu Argungu has charged political party leaders in Edo, Delta and Bayelsa states to adhere strictly to the provisions of Electoral and Public Order Acts of Nigeria.
Bauchi Politicians Should Shun Politics of Violence – AIG UrgesAllAfrica.com

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Enugu PDP crisis: Governor Chime orders demolition of Deputy Governor’s … – DailyPost Nigeria

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At least 45 dead in Nigeria market attack – AFP


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At least 45 dead in Nigeria market attack
AFP
Maiduguri — At least 45 people were killed and 26 others wounded in a suspected Boko Haram attack on a weekly market in northeast Nigeria, police said on Monday. The attack in the restive state of Borno, and reports that 22 people were killed in a 
Suspected Islamist insurgents kill at least 62 in Nigeria, including in churchNBCNews.com (blog)
Sixty Killed in Nigeria in Suspected Boko Haram AttacksVoice of America
At least 45 dead in Nigeria market attack: PoliceAhram Online
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Absence Of Witness Stalls Subsidy Protest Murder Trial – CHANNELS


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Absence Of Witness Stalls Subsidy Protest Murder Trial
CHANNELS
A Lagos High Court has threatened to close the case of the prosecution over its failure to produce its witnesses in the murder trial which arose from the protests against fuel subsidy removal in January 2012. A Divisional Police Officer with Pen Cinema Police 
Subsidy killing: Furious Lagos judge threatens to close prosecution's casePremium Times

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Senate Screens Service Chiefs – CHANNELS


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Senate Screens Service Chiefs
CHANNELS
The Senate on Monday screened the newly appointed service chiefs. This is the first time it is happening since Nigeria returned to civil rule in 1999. President Goodluck Jonathan had last week forwarded the names of the service chiefs to the senate for 
Senate challenges Service Chiefs to stop insurgency, kidnapping, oil theftWorldStage

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Anambra government withdraws certificate of orphanage over missing baby – DailyPost Nigeria

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Nigeria Immigration Deports 893 Illegal Immigrants, Nabs 50 Human Traffickers – Nigerian Bulletin

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Jonathan Did Not Give Sambo Any Ultimatum For Me- Balat – Daily Times Nigeria


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Jonathan Did Not Give Sambo Any Ultimatum For Me- Balat
Daily Times Nigeria
The Special Adviser to Vice President Namadi Sambo, on Special Duties, Senator Isiaiah Balat, has denied reports that the VP was given an ultimatum to support his ambition in Kaduna state or face being dropped as running mate for President Goodluck 
Islamic Devt Bank to Begin Operations in NigeriaAllAfrica.com
Infrastructure: Nigeria gets $678m from IDBNigerian Tribune
2015: Sambo charges youths on national integrationThe Punch
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The Senate Defection Anti-Climax – AllAfrica.com


Nigerian Tribune
The Senate Defection Anti-Climax
AllAfrica.com
Emotions were high, there was the anticipation that at least the era of the Peoples Democratic Party's, PDP, sitting at the driver's seat and dishing out instructions at the National Assembly was about to come to an end at the resumption of plenary on Tuesday, 
PDP Senators May Defect to APC This WeekTHISDAY Live
APC threatens to recall senator over alleged non-performanceThe Guardian Nigeria
10 PDP senators join APC this week •I'm not after Mark's seat but … –SarakiNigerian Tribune
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2015 Presidential Election – Campaigns Start Nov 16 – AllAfrica.com


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2015 Presidential Election – Campaigns Start Nov 16
AllAfrica.com
With the release of the 2015 general elections time-table by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), indications emerged, yesterday, that the campaigns for the next presidential poll would kick off not later than November 16 this year in line 
2015: Northern Groups want all Elections in 1 DayNigerian Bulletin
Lawyers, Others React To INEC Release Of Timetable For 2015 PollsNigerian Observer
NANS pushes for youth in politics policyspyghana.com
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Kogi, LGs spend N1.37bn on water, health, education – The Punch

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FG Blasts States for Not Accessing N41 Billion UBE Fund – AllAfrica.com


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FG Blasts States for Not Accessing N41 Billion UBE Fund
AllAfrica.com
Abuja — The Federal Government, yesterday, blasted state governors for refusing to access the N41 billion counterpart fund for the implementation of Universal Basic Education, UBE, in their states. Supervising Minister of Education, Barr. Nyesom Wike, who 
FG frowns on govs over neglect of N41bn UBEC fundNigerian Tribune
FG sad over abandonment of N41b UBE Fund by statesWorldStage

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Nigeria: Police Trains 60000 Officers for 2015 Election – AllAfrica.com


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Nigeria: Police Trains 60000 Officers for 2015 Election
AllAfrica.com
No fewer than 60,000 anti-riot mobile Police officers are currently being trained at the Police Mobile Training College, Ila-Orangun, Osun state for the 2015 general elections. The Police officers were were drawn from all the 36 states of the federation and 
Police train 60000 officers for 2015 pollThe Punch

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Yero denies intrest in heading CBN – The Guardian Nigeria


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Yero denies intrest in heading CBN
The Guardian Nigeria
GOVERNOR of Kaduna State, Alhaji Mukhtar Ramalan Yero, has said he is not interested in the position of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor, attributing rumour of his ambition to mischief makers. There had been reports that Yero was being 
Kaduna To Establish Waste Recycling Firm – Gov. YeroNigerian Observer
I have the right to contest in 2015, says YeroNational Mirror
I don't want to be Governor of CBN —YeroNigerian Tribune

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Dozens arrested after ‘Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act’ enforced in Nigeria – FinalCall.com News


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Dozens arrested after 'Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act' enforced in Nigeria
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LAGOS, Nigeria – Police, working off a list of 168 suspects purportedly obtained through torture, are arresting dozens of gay men in Nigeria's northern Bauchi state, human rights activists said January 14. A new law in Nigeria, dubbed the “Jail the Gays” bill, 
On the wrong sideIndian Express
First Cat To Be Declared Gay Gets Disowned By Its OwnerPerezHilton.com
Bishops must reject these wicked homophobic viewsThe Guardian
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In search of a new beginning – The Guardian Nigeria


The Guardian Nigeria
In search of a new beginning
The Guardian Nigeria
GEJ-FEMI-NWABUEZE THE Patriots by its recent protest against the recommendations of the Femi Okurounmu-led Presidential Advisory Committee on National Dialogue appears to have spoken the minds of most Nigerians who desire a truly great Nigeria.

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Youth development: Al-Mustapha seeks partnership with Bauchi govt – Nigerian Tribune

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Nigeria not ripe for state police —IGP – Nigerian Tribune


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Nigeria not ripe for state police —IGP
Nigerian Tribune
As agitation for the establishment of state police reaches a din, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, has said that the country is not ripe for it. In an exclusive interview published in the latest edition of Chief Detective magazine to mark his 
Why Nigeria Can't Have State Police Now – – AbubakarAllAfrica.com
Police IG Muhammed Abubakar Discloses Reasons Why Nigeria Isn't Ready for Nigerian Bulletin
IG: Nigeria Not Ripe for State PoliceTHISDAY Live

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5 more ministers may go •Ministers lobby elder statesmen – Nigerian Tribune


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5 more ministers may go •Ministers lobby elder statesmen
Nigerian Tribune
MINISTERS in the cabinet of President Goodluck Jonathan have become embattled, following reports that the president has concluded plans to remove some of them. Reports emanating from sources close to the administration confirmed that President 
Aviation workers urge Oduah to complete airport projectsWorldStage
Cabinet Reshuffle – Aviation Stakeholders Urge Jonathan to Retain Odua for AllAfrica.com

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2014: Fayemi to re-contest, names campaign team – The Punch


The Punch
2014: Fayemi to re-contest, names campaign team
The Punch
Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has formally expressed his intention to seek re-election as governor, following the release of the election timetable by the Independent National Electoral Commission. The governor gave the indication in a personally 
Ekiti 2014: Fayemi Declares Intention To Seek Re-election – LeadershipNigerian Bulletin
No one can scare us with federal might – OjuduDailyPost Nigeria
Fayemi names campaign team for 2014 electionWorldStage

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Ibadan indigenes, others donate N250m for Olubadan’s palace – The Punch


The Punch
Ibadan indigenes, others donate N250m for Olubadan's palace
The Punch
Ibadan indigenes at home and in the diaspora have promised to build a new befitting official palace for the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Samuel Odulana. To this end, over N250m was raised for the new palace project which would have a living area for the 
BRIEF REMARKS BY ASIWAJU BOLA TINUBU, CHIEF LAUNCHER, NEW Osun Defender
New Olubadan palace to gulp N2.5bnNigerian Tribune
Tinubu tongue-lashes Yoruba detractors – The NationNigerian Bulletin

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Former Governor Of Sokoto State Defects To PDP – CHANNELS


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Former Governor Of Sokoto State Defects To PDP
CHANNELS
A former Governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa, has moved from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). At a meeting with some of his supporters and associates on Saturday, Mr Bafarawa said that his decision to 
Ex-Sokoto State Gov. Bafarawa Dumps APC for PDPNigerian Bulletin
Bafarawa Dumps APCAllAfrica.com
Aggrieved APC members eye LPNigerian Tribune
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APGA Condemns APC Leaders Blockage Of Budget Directive – CHANNELS


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APGA Condemns APC Leaders Blockage Of Budget Directive
CHANNELS
The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has condemned a directive by the leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to federal lawmakers of the party, asking them to block proceedings on the 2014 budget and the ratification of Service Chiefs 
Lagos PDP faults APC over directive to membersDaily Times Nigeria
APGA Flays APC For Blocking Jonathan's Proposals, Warns its Lawmakers Nigerian Bulletin
CNPP, APGA Disagree Over APC Directive to NASS MembersAllAfrica.com
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Shema Donates Land, Structures to NSCDC – AllAfrica.com


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Shema Donates Land, Structures to NSCDC
AllAfrica.com
The Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro has applauded the Governor of Katsina State Ibrahim Shema for donating land and structures to the new College of Peace and Disaster Management of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps in Katsina.
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