Monthly Archives: February 2014

Fayose Picks N11 Million Nomination Form, Says PDP Will Dislodge APC – Vanguard


Osun Defender
Fayose Picks N11 Million Nomination Form, Says PDP Will Dislodge APC
Vanguard
Abuja — AHEAD of Ekiti Stat governorship election, former governor of the State, Chief Ayo Fayose yesterday stormed the Wadata Plaza, national secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP with his supporters to pick the nomination and expression of 
Ekiti 2014: Fayose formally joins raceDaily Sun

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NLC Urges FG To Set up Special Intelligent Unit to Battle Boko Haram – Nigerian Bulletin

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Court To Hear Sanusi’s Suit March 21 – CHANNELS


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Court To Hear Sanusi's Suit March 21
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A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Friday fixed March 21 to hear a case filed by the suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Sanusi Lamido, seeking the enforcement of his Fundamental Right. In the suit filed through one of his 
Court fixes March 21 for hearing of CBN Governor, Sanusi's suitPremium Times
Central bank independence meets resource curse in NigeriaThe Conversation
Presidency Under Fire Over Document Linking Sanusi to Boko HaramAllAfrica.com
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Why EFCC Can’t Probe NNPC Over Missing US$20 Billion – Lamorde – AllAfrica.com


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Why EFCC Can't Probe NNPC Over Missing US$20 Billion – Lamorde
AllAfrica.com
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) cannot investigate the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) over the alleged missing $20 billion because the National Assembly is already conducting a probe, EFCC Chairman Ibrahim 
$20m missing oil money: We'll step in after Senate probe —EFCCNigerian Tribune
EFCC won't probe missing $20b until after Senate investigation – LamordeWorldStage
Missing $20 Billion: We WIll Commence Investigations Soon-EFCCCHANNELS
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Nigeria Has More Arms and Weapons than Food – House of Reps – Nigerian Bulletin


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Nigeria Has More Arms and Weapons than Food – House of Reps
Nigerian Bulletin
The House of Representatives in Abuja yesterday expressed concern over the pervasiveness of small arms and light weapons in Nigeria, stating that Nigeria now has more weapons than food. The chairman of the House of Committee on Foreign Affairs, Hon.
Why Nigeria Has More Arms than FoodDaily Times Nigeria
'Nigeria has more guns than food'Nigerian Tribune

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NJC recommends retirement of two judges over misconduct – DailyPost Nigeria

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NJC recommends retirement of two judges over misconduct – DailyPost Nigeria


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NJC recommends retirement of two judges over misconduct
DailyPost Nigeria
Chief-Justice-of-Nigeria-Justice-Alooma-Mukhtar The National Judicial Council, NJC has recommended the compulsory retirement of Justice Gladys Olotu and Justice Ufot Inyang over alleged gross misconduct. This was contained in a statement issued in 
Nigeria's National Judicial Council Forces 2 Judges Into Compulsory Retirement SaharaReporters.com

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National Conference: Pastor Bakare, Fola Adeola make list of Ogun delegates – DailyPost Nigeria

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African Leaders Pledge To Strengthen Demcoaracy On Continent – Bernama


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African Leaders Pledge To Strengthen Demcoaracy On Continent
Bernama
ABUJA, Feb 28 (BERNAMA-NNN-NAN) — African leaders who attended a major conference on peace and security in Abuja on Thursday have pledged to redouble their efforts to strengthen democratic institutions and culture in their respective countries.
Vice Amissah-Arthur Joins Nigerians Mark 100yrs Of UnificationGhana Broadcasting Corporation
Nigeria, the African Success Story At 100 – Goodluck JonathanPremium Times
Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Friday morningDailyPost Nigeria
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Muazu, Movements and Mission – Vanguard


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Muazu, Movements and Mission
Vanguard
THE new national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Adamu Mu'azu has been all about trying to recover grounds and goodwill lost to the opposition during the traumatic Tukur years. His hectic efforts nonetheless, the question as to 
2015: Jonathan, Mu'azu, S/West PDP leaders in crucial meetingDaily Sun
Gov. Akpabio gives account of his stewardshipspyghana.com
2015: Jonathan, Mu'azu Task South-West PDP On Cooperation, LoyaltyLeadership Newspapers
Nigerian Tribune
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NIGERIA: Industrialists Want Borders with Benin Republic Closed – Codewit World News


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NIGERIA: Industrialists Want Borders with Benin Republic Closed
Codewit World News
The Chemical and Non-Metallic Products Employers Federation (CANMPEF) Thursday called on the federal government to take extreme measures to stop what it described as the “state-sponsored smuggling” by Republic of Benin, which is taking a 
Non-Metallic Products Employers Urges FG To Close Benin Republic BorderLeadership Newspapers

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S’West to demand regional autonomy at National Conference – Osun Defender


Osun Defender
S'West to demand regional autonomy at National Conference
Osun Defender
The Yoruba Assembly has said it will demand regional autonomy and an ideal resource management system when the 2014 National Conference holds in Abuja later in the year. The assembly, which is a coalition of thoughts and socio-cultural groups in 
Yorubas Present Agenda for National ConferenceTHISDAY Live
National Confab: Yoruba Delegates Warned Against Selling OutLeadership Newspapers
Confab: Yoruba ratifies agenda, wants immunity on civil cases only, special Nigerian Tribune
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Auditor General Scrutinises NNPC Accounts – THISDAY Live


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Auditor General Scrutinises NNPC Accounts
THISDAY Live
In view of the lack of clarity on the non-remittance of oil revenue by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to the Federation Account, the federal government has taken the step to subject the state-run oil firm to integrity checks by the Office of the 
Auditor-General Makes U-turn, Appoints 20 Auditors To Probe NNPC AccountLeadership Newspapers
2014 budget defence: Reps tackle AGF AGF says 20 auditors auditing NNPC Nigerian Tribune
Auditor General sends 20 auditing experts after NNPC over missing billionsWorldStage
Shanghai Daily (subscription)
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Ekiti 2014: Fayose formally joins race – Daily Sun


Daily Sun
Ekiti 2014: Fayose formally joins race
Daily Sun
Ahead of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary scheduled for March 15, former Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose yesterday formally signified interest in the party ticket as he picked the PDP Expression of Interest and Nomination forms.

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Cynthia Osokogu: Witness Tells Court How Killers Planned, Executed Crime – Leadership Newspapers

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No Quarrel With Aregbesola – Osun LG Chairmen – Leadership Newspapers


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No Quarrel With Aregbesola – Osun LG Chairmen
Leadership Newspapers
Contrary to insinuations of a frosty relationship between the governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola and local government chairmen in the state, the chairmen yesterday said they are not at loggerheads with the governor. Speaking at a press 
FG charges community to protect projects against vandalizationWorldStage
Ilesha Project to Ensure Osun Water SupplyAllAfrica.com
Man-of-the-Year Award bestowed on Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Osun Defender

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Nigerian Police promote 5115 Inspectors to ASP – WorldStage


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Nigerian Police promote 5115 Inspectors to ASP
WorldStage
WorldStage Newsonline– The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the promotion of 5115 police Inspectors to the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police II. Among those promoted are 4628 officers in the various general duty units, while 487 
5115 police inspectors promoted ASPNational Mirror
PSC promotes 5115 Inspectors to ASPsThe Punch
Nigeria Police promotes 5115 inspectors to ASPsPremium Times

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Badagry demolition: Court dismisses N100bn suit against Lagos govt, IGP – Nigerian Tribune


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Badagry demolition: Court dismisses N100bn suit against Lagos govt, IGP
Nigerian Tribune
THE Federal High Court in Lagos, on Thursday, dismissed a suit by some residents of Badagry, seeking a N100 billion compensation for the 1500 houses demolished in the area. Justice Ibrahim Buba cited lack of jurisdiction for the dismissal. Counsel to the 
N100b Badagry demolition suit suffers setbackWorldStage
Badagry demolition: Court declines jurisdictionDailyPost Nigeria

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Badagry demolition: Court dismisses N100bn suit against Lagos govt, IGP – Nigerian Tribune


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Badagry demolition: Court dismisses N100bn suit against Lagos govt, IGP
Nigerian Tribune
THE Federal High Court in Lagos, on Thursday, dismissed a suit by some residents of Badagry, seeking a N100 billion compensation for the 1500 houses demolished in the area. Justice Ibrahim Buba cited lack of jurisdiction for the dismissal. Counsel to the 
N100b Badagry demolition suit suffers setbackWorldStage
Badagry demolition: Court declines jurisdictionDailyPost Nigeria

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Harvest of deaths and economic paralysis – Nigerian Tribune


Nigerian Tribune
Harvest of deaths and economic paralysis
Nigerian Tribune
Increasingly, Nigeria has come under intense global scrutiny in the area of security. Many Western nations have advised their nationals not to travel down to the northern part of the country because a section of the zone is home to dreaded Jama'atahl 
#YobeMassacre: Student Recounts Terrifying First-Hand Experience With Boko 360Nobs.com
Nigeria's unification centenary rings hollowsBlouin News Blogs (blog)
Boko Haram: The denial, lamentations, empty vituperationsP.M. News
THISDAY Live
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Nigerian Centenary: Leaders Identify Insecurity As Major Threat To Democracy – CHANNELS


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Nigerian Centenary: Leaders Identify Insecurity As Major Threat To Democracy
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African leaders at a one day conference in Abuja today identified security as a major threat to the existence of democratic institutions in Africa. This, the leaders said while lamenting the security crisis in Nigeria. French President, Francois Hollande, who 
Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield's Remarks for the Andrew Young AllAfrica.com
Centenary celebration disrupts Abuja trafficPremium Times
Yobe Killings: I'm Heavy Laden, Jonathan Tells World LeadersLeadership Newspapers
Daily Times Nigeria –WorldStage
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Rivers PDP, Threatening Massive Protest, Gives Gov. Amaechi 72hrs To … – Osun Defender


Osun Defender
Rivers PDP, Threatening Massive Protest, Gives Gov. Amaechi 72hrs To
Osun Defender
The Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has given the Governor Amaechi-led government 72 hours to ensure that three members of the party who were kidnapped yesterday are released unhurt. The abducted men include the Port 
PDP Gives Amaechi 72 Hrs To Free Kidnapped Members!The Streetjournal
PDP condemns Amaechi's free health policyDailyPost Nigeria
Straightening Amaechi's K-LegNigerian Observer
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National Confab: Ogun To Champion Fiscal Federalism – Leadership Newspapers


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National Confab: Ogun To Champion Fiscal Federalism
Leadership Newspapers
Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun has unveiled the delegates of the state to the national conference, charging them to champion among other issues the need for true and fiscal federalism, decentralisation of police, as well as well as security and 
Ogun extends Home Owners' Charter deadlineP.M. News
Ogun extends Homeowners' Charter deadline to March 31WorldStage

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Yoruba adopts positions for confab – P.M. News (blog)


P.M. News (blog)
Yoruba adopts positions for confab
P.M. News (blog)
Nigeria's Yoruba ethnic nationality today unanimously adopted its position to be presented at the proposed National Conference and stressed the need for unity among the Yoruba speaking people. The position, which included regional autonomy within the 

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FG Soon To Commission Gurara Dam In Kaduna – VP Sambo – CHANNELS


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FG Soon To Commission Gurara Dam In Kaduna – VP Sambo
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The Gurara Dam multi-purpose project located in the southern part of Kaduna State will soon be ready and commissioned for power generation and irrigation farming this year 2014. This was according to Vice President Namadi Sambo, who was in Kaduna to 
Sambo makes case for the creation of Gurara Statespyghana.com
Remains of Balat Laid to Rest Amidst EncomiumsTHISDAY Live
Balat Remains Laid To Rest Amid Tears, EulogiesLeadership Newspapers
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Make laws that suit us not the West, Ruto tells Africa – Capital FM Kenya


Capital FM Kenya
Make laws that suit us not the West, Ruto tells Africa
Capital FM Kenya
ABUJA, Nigeria, Feb 27 – Deputy President William Ruto has urged African countries to make laws that resonate with their values and resist any western directives. The Deputy President said Africa should redefine its destiny and set its own priorities.
President Koroma Attends Centenary Celebrations in NigeriaAwareness Times
African Leaders Shower Encomiums On Nigeria At 100 YearsLeadership Newspapers
Nigeria should focus on democracy and prosperity, says FCOPublic Finance International
Daily Times Nigeria
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President Jonathan Appoints Actress, Ibinabo Fiberesima into Board – The Streetjournal


The Streetjournal
President Jonathan Appoints Actress, Ibinabo Fiberesima into Board
The Streetjournal
While her move to visit President Goodluck Jonathan last week with some of her colleagues got her knocks and boos from different quarters, actress Ibinabo Fiberesima is cashing in on that as she had just been given a Federal appointment. The actress who 

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HomeSportsThe “Collett effect”: increasing risk of litigation in football for injury to … – LawInSport

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Group condemns Jonathan over ‘missing’ $20 billion, insecurity – Premium Times

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Baby smashed to death during fight in Ondo community – DailyPost Nigeria

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Ekiti Introduces Entrepreneurial Education Into School Curricula – Daily Times Nigeria


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Ekiti Introduces Entrepreneurial Education Into School Curricula
Daily Times Nigeria
In a bid combat the rising level of graduate unemployment in Nigeria, the Ekiti State Universal Basic Education Board has introduced Entrepreneurial Education into the school curricula, outside of the usual academic work. Speaking during an exhibition held 
Ekiti Introduces Entrepreneurial Education Into Primary School CurriculaCHANNELS

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Bayelsa House Of Assembly Passes 2014 Budget – CHANNELS


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Bayelsa House Of Assembly Passes 2014 Budget
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The Bayelsa State House of Assembly has passed this year's budget of N332.4 billion into law. The Assembly, however, increased the budget by N33.2 billion from the initial N299.2 billion presented to it by Governor Seriake Dickson in December 2013.
Bayelsa Assembly Passes N332.4 Billion 2014 Appropriation Bill Into LawVanguard

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N 575m Scam: ICPC Wins as Appeal Court Orders Ex IG, Ehindero Back to High … – The Streetjournal


The Streetjournal
N 575m Scam: ICPC Wins as Appeal Court Orders Ex IG, Ehindero Back to High
The Streetjournal
The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division has ordered a former Inspector General of Police, Sunday Ehindero back to the High Court to face criminal trial. Ehindero alongside a former Commissioner of Police in charge of budget, John Obaniyi were earlier 
Alleged N575m scam: Appeal Court orders Ehindero to face trialNational Mirror
N575m scam: A'Court orders ex-IG Ehindero to face trialThe Punch

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Police drop fraud charges against Lagos ex-deputy gov – Osun Defender


Osun Defender
Police drop fraud charges against Lagos ex-deputy gov
Osun Defender
The police have dropped the N130m fraud charges it instituted against a former Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Alhaja Sinatu Ojikutu, before a Federal High Court, Lagos. Justice Mohammed Yunusa, in a short ruling, struck out the charges on Wednesday 
Police Drop N130m Fraud Charge Against Ex-Lagos Deputy GovLeadership Newspapers
Police drops charges of alleged N130m fraud against former Lagos Dep GovWorldStage

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Boko Haram – APC Urges Jonathan to Visit Yobe – Vanguard


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Boko Haram – APC Urges Jonathan to Visit Yobe
Vanguard
The All Progressives Congress, APC, has unreservedly condemned Monday night's horrific attack on the Federal Government College in Yobe State, in which over 40 students were reported to have been brutally murdered by blood-thirsty insurgents.
APC Condemns Yobe School Attack, Urges President To VisitCHANNELS
APC condemns Yobe school attack, urges the President to visit stateDailyPost Nigeria
Schools As Killing FieldsAllAfrica.com

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NBA presidency: scandal rocks Egbe Amofin committee – BusinessDay

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INEC: IPAC Faults 2015 Election Timetable – Leadership Newspapers


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INEC: IPAC Faults 2015 Election Timetable
Leadership Newspapers
The Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC) yesterday expressed concern at the sequencing of the timetable by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as well as the integrity of the voter register being compiled by the commission. This was stated 
Early Publication Of Time Table Is Aimed At Improving 2015 Polls – INECCHANNELS
IPAC faces off with INECspyghana.com
2015: IPAC Disagrees with INEC Over Election TimetableNigerian Bulletin
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President Jonathan Centenary Broadcast – Live Update – Premium Times


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President Jonathan Centenary Broadcast – Live Update
Premium Times
19:05 The president salutes Nigeria's heroes, as he begins to settle in to the speech. Odimegwu Ojukwu who led the Biafran side in Nigeria's civil war is not mentioned. 19:04 “While we may have traveled for 100 years, were are not yet there,” the president 
Jonathan To Address The Nation On Nigeria's CentenaryDaily Times Nigeria
President Jonathan to address the nation at 9pm tonightDailyPost Nigeria

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Jonathan appoints Ibinabo board member Arts Council – P.M. News


P.M. News
Jonathan appoints Ibinabo board member Arts Council
P.M. News
Ibinabo Fiberesinma, the national president, Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, has been appointed into the board of National Council For Arts and Culture, NCAC, by President Goodluck Jonathan. The AGN President, in a short text message sent to our 
AGN President Ibinabo Fiberesima bags presidential appointmentDailyPost Nigeria
President Jonathan Appoints Actress, Ibinabo Fiberesima into BoardThe Streetjournal

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NDLEA arrests two foreigners with narcotic at Enugu airport – WorldStage


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NDLEA arrests two foreigners with narcotic at Enugu airport
WorldStage
WorldStage Newsonline– Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested two foreigners with narcotic drugs during inward and outward screening of Ethiopian airline passengers at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport (AIIA) 
NDLEA nabs Ghanaian comedian, Congo DR student for drug trafficking at DailyPost Nigeria
NDLEA Nabs Two Foreign Drug Traffickers at Enugu AirportTHISDAY Live

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APC condemns Yobe school attack, urges the President to visit state – DailyPost Nigeria

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Nigeria Police Boss Says Police Is Under-funded – CHANNELS


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Nigeria Police Boss Says Police Is Under-funded
CHANNELS
The Inspector General of Police in Nigeria has called for more funding for the Police Force, saying that the force may not be able to pay the salaries of its personnel in 2014. There has been a shortfall of 14. 4 billion Naira in the personnel cost earmarked for 
2014 Budget: IG Decries Paltry Allocation To PoliceP.M. News

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2015 poll won’t stop constitution review -Reps – The Punch


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2015 poll won't stop constitution review -Reps
The Punch
The House of Representatives said on Wednesday that politicking ahead of the 2015 general elections would not affect the ongoing review of the 1999 Constitution. The House insisted that a new constitution would ready before the poll. The Deputy Speaker 
House Of Reps To Constitute Its Harmonisation Committee March 11 – IhediohaLeadership Newspapers

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Ondo Assembly Declares 7-day Mourning for late Speaker – Nigerian Bulletin


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Ondo Assembly Declares 7-day Mourning for late Speaker
Nigerian Bulletin
Ondo- The Ondo State House of Assembly has declared a seven-day mourning for the deceased Speaker of the House, Mr Samuel Adesina. The Chairman of the House Committee on Information, Mr Oye Aladetan, told newsmen on Wednesday in Akure that 
Speaker's Death: Ondo Assembly Declares Seven-Day MourningTHISDAY Live
Race to become Ondo new Speaker hots up, three names shortlistedDailyPost Nigeria
Ondo speaker dies of cancerNigerian Tribune
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Nigerian Senate Directs Army Chief To Relocate To Maiduguri – CHANNELS


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Nigerian Senate Directs Army Chief To Relocate To Maiduguri
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The Nigerian Senate Committee on Defence and Army has directed the Chief of Army Staff to relocate his office temporarily to Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, in an attempt to heighten the fight against insurgents in the north east. Alarmed by the killing of 
Yobe Killings: Senate Urges Chief Of Army Staff To Relocate To MaiduguriLeadership Newspapers

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Nigerian Senate Directs Army Chief To Relocate To Maiduguri – CHANNELS


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Nigerian Senate Directs Army Chief To Relocate To Maiduguri
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The Nigerian Senate Committee on Defence and Army has directed the Chief of Army Staff to relocate his office temporarily to Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, in an attempt to heighten the fight against insurgents in the north east. Alarmed by the killing of 

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Lekki International Airport project on course – Fashola – Premium Times

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‘More Than 400 Nigerian Indigenous Languages Are Endangered’ – AllAfrica.com

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Atiku Weeps Over Killing of Students in Yobe – AllAfrica.com


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Atiku Weeps Over Killing of Students in Yobe
AllAfrica.com
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar yesterday broke down in tears when he was informed about the killing of dozens of students of Federal Government College, Buni Yadi, Gujiba Local Government Area of Yobe State. He faulted President Goodluck 
Atiku condemns Yobe attack, mourns victimsDailyPost Nigeria
Atiku Blasts Jonathan Over Boko Haram, Says President 'Chasing Shadows'Premium Times
Atiku Weeps Over Yobe Massacre, Likens Military Strategies as "Chasing Nigerian Bulletin
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Policeman Machetes Wife Over Missing N70,000 – Leadership Newspapers

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Torture of Ejigbo Women – Police Parade Mastermind, 10 Others – Vanguard


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Torture of Ejigbo Women – Police Parade Mastermind, 10 Others
Vanguard
Lagos — Police authorities yesterday paraded 12 persons and declared four others wanted following their involvement in the torture of three women at Oba Morufu International Market, Ejigbo, Lagos. Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Frank Mba, who 
Ejigbo Torture: Police Arrest 12 Suspects, Declare Four Others WantedTHISDAY Live
Ejigbo Murder: Police Arrest 12, Declare 4 WantedLeadership Newspapers
Ejigbo 3: Police arrest 12, declare 4 others wantedDaily Sun
Premium Times –CHANNELS –Osun Defender
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Atiku condemns Yobe attack, mourns victims – DailyPost Nigeria

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Nigeria Policeman attacks wife with cutlass over missing N70,000 – Codewit World News

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Nigerian Languages Are In Danger- Association Cries Out – Daily Times Nigeria

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Confusion As South-East Governors’ Meeting Ends Without Communique – Leadership Newspapers


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Confusion As South-East Governors' Meeting Ends Without Communique
Leadership Newspapers
Imo State governor Owelle Rochas Okorocha was again absent in the meeting which was held behind closed doors at Government House, Enugu. When reporters who were outside the venue of the meeting for several hours attempted to know the outcome of 
Okorocha absent at South East governors meetingP.M. News
Nigeria: Governors in South East End Meeting Without CommuniquéVanguard

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JTF, police, SSS comb creeks for Jonathan’s cousin – Nigerian Tribune


Nigerian Tribune
JTF, police, SSS comb creeks for Jonathan's cousin
Nigerian Tribune
SECURITY outfits operating in Bayelsa State have been on their toes following Sunday's abduction of the 70-year-old Inengite Nitabai, the cousin of President Goodluck Jonathan. Forty eight hours after 10 heavily armed men stormed the expansive 
Gunmen In Bayelsa Takes Jonathan's Fatherspyghana.com
Kidnappers seize Nigerian president's uncle in southern oil stateReuters UK

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Ajimobi has transformed Oyo State -Ibadan North-East boss – Nigerian Tribune

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Jonathan, ministers, others to undergo performance audit – Nigerian Tribune


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Jonathan, ministers, others to undergo performance audit
Nigerian Tribune
President Goodluck Jonathan, ministers and other heads of agencies and parastatals are soon to undergo performance audit as part of the mandate of the Office of the Auditor General of the Federation. Mr Samuel Ukura, the Auditor General of the Federation, 
Jonathan – Efficient Auditor-General Key to Fighting CorruptionAllAfrica.com
Jonathan inaugurates new building for Auditor GeneralPremium Times
Jonathan Restates Corruption Fight, Commissions Auditor-General's OfficeCHANNELS

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Poor police budget threatens 2015 polls – Senate – The Punch


National Mirror
Poor police budget threatens 2015 polls – Senate
The Punch
The Senate Committee on Police Affairs on Tuesday raised the alarm that the decrease in the budgetary allocations to the Nigerian police in the 2014 budget proposal might threaten the 2015 general elections. The committee said the development could 
Police: Low budget allocation threatens 2015 electionNational Mirror
Police reform yielding results —SenateNigerian Tribune

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Police: Low budget allocation threatens 2015 election – National Mirror


National Mirror
Police: Low budget allocation threatens 2015 election
National Mirror
The Senate Committee on Police Affairs yesterday raised the alarm that the decrease in budgetary allocations to the Force in the 2014 budget proposal may threaten the smooth conduct of the 2015 general elections. This was also as the lawmakers 

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Oyebode among Ekiti delegates to confab – P.M. News


P.M. News
Oyebode among Ekiti delegates to confab
P.M. News
Governor Kayode Fayemi of the western Nigerian state of Ekiti has sent names of the State's delegates for the National Conference to President Goodluck Jonathan. The letter was sent to the President through the office of the Secretary to the Government of 
Ekiti Releases List Of Nominees To National ConferenceCHANNELS

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Jonathan Condemns Yobe School Killing – CHANNELS


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Jonathan Condemns Yobe School Killing
CHANNELS
President Goodluck Jonathan has condemned the attack on the Federal Government College Buni Yadi in Yobe State, calling it callous, barbaric and senseless. President Jonathan who said that he received the news with immense sadness extended his 
President Jonathan Condemns Terrorist Killing of Yobe FGC Students + dead Osun Defender
President Jonathan releases Statement on the Killing of Students in Yobe by Bella Naija
Jonathan condemns massacre of studentsP.M. News
THISDAY Live –Nigerian Bulletin –Premium Times
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Jonathan Condemns Yobe School Killing – CHANNELS


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Jonathan Condemns Yobe School Killing
CHANNELS
President Goodluck Jonathan has condemned the attack on the Federal Government College Buni Yadi in Yobe State, calling it callous, barbaric and senseless. President Jonathan who said that he received the news with immense sadness extended his 
President Jonathan Condemns Terrorist Killing of Yobe FGC Students + dead Osun Defender
President Jonathan releases Statement on the Killing of Students in Yobe by Bella Naija
Jonathan condemns massacre of studentsP.M. News
THISDAY Live –Nigerian Bulletin –Premium Times
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Nigerian Voters Say They Will Vote In 2015 – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers
Nigerian Voters Say They Will Vote In 2015
Leadership Newspapers
Majority of voters in Nigeria have vowed to vote in the 2015 general elections, says a poll result released by a West African Research and Polling Services, the NOIPolls Ltd. The result released on Tuesday by the service showed that 75 per cent of registered 

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APC Governors Vow To Tackle Unemployment – CHANNELS


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APC Governors Vow To Tackle Unemployment
CHANNELS
Gathered in the ancient city of Ibadan, the 13 APC governors held serious discussions about the future of Nigeria starting with measures to tackle unemployment. The governors, under the aegis of the Progressive Governors' Forum, held their first Progressive 
We are ready for 2015, APC tells NigeriansPremium Times
APC govs converge on Ibadan, vow to tackle unemploymentNigerian Tribune

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Son kills father, Police confirm – Osun Defender


Osun Defender
Son kills father, Police confirm
Osun Defender
The Police in Sokoto State on Tuesday confirmed the murder of a 56-year-old man, Mallami Aliyu, by his 25-year-old son on Sunday. The Spokesman of the Police Command in the state, DSP El-Mustapha Sani, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Sokoto.
Intoxicated Son Butchers Father to Death in SokotoNigerian Bulletin
Man Kills, Bury Father In SokotoLeadership Newspapers

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Ousted Nigerian banker: How many billions missing? – Seattle Post Intelligencer


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Ousted Nigerian banker: How many billions missing?
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LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The ousted governor of Nigeria's Central Bank says no one can say how many billions of petrodollars are missing from state coffers until there is an investigation. The internationally respected Lamido Sanusi says he will challenge his 
Governors' Forum Lashes At Jonathan Over Sanusi's Suspension!The Streetjournal
Sanusi sues Jonathan over suspensionP.M. News
Nigeria's finance minister puts pressure on Goodluck JonathanBBC News
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Mbu blows hot, gives Abuja vehicle owners 24 hours to obtain tinted glass permit – DailyPost Nigeria


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Mbu blows hot, gives Abuja vehicle owners 24 hours to obtain tinted glass permit
DailyPost Nigeria
Mbu-Joseph-Mbu-Commissioner-of-Police-Rivers-State The Commissioner of Police, Federal Capital Territory, Mbu Joseph Mbu, yesterday warned motorists with tinted glass vehicles to obtain the necessary permit or be arrested. “I want to make this 
Mbu Gives Motorists 24-Hour Deadline to Obtain Tinted Glass PermitVanguard

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Minister for Africa arrives in Nigeria for centenary – The Voice Online


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Minister for Africa arrives in Nigeria for centenary
The Voice Online
CONSERVATIVE POLITICIAN Mark Simmonds arrived in Nigeria yesterday (Feb 24) to join President Goodluck Jonathan in celebrating the 100th anniversary of the nation's creation. This is the MP's second visit to Nigeria as minister for Africa.
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Over Boko Haram Members Convicted For Terror-Related Crimes – Bernama


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Over Boko Haram Members Convicted For Terror-Related Crimes
Bernama
ABUJA, Feb 25 (BERNAMA-NNN-NAN) — More than 40 members of the Boko Haram Islamic militant group have been convicted for terrorism-related crimes, said Nigeria's Attorney General and Justice Minister Mohammed Adoke. Speaking at the opening of 
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We have convicted 40 Boko Haram members – Justice AdokeDailyPost Nigeria
President Again Extends Olive Branch to Boko HaramTHISDAY Live
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Refugees flee crisis in north-eastern Nigeria to Cameroon – Ghana Broadcasting Corporation


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Refugees flee crisis in north-eastern Nigeria to Cameroon
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation
The ongoing confrontation between the Nigerian army and the Boko Haram rebel group in north-eastern Nigeria is forcing more people to flee to Cameroon, according to the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR). The agency says refugees have been 
Over Boko Haram Members Convicted For Terror-Related CrimesBernama
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Nigeria leader: Nigerian army will do betterUpdated News
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2014 Budget Already in Deficit – Reps – AllAfrica.com

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NIGERIA: S’West Endorses Report of 2005 Political Reform Conference – Codewit World News


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NIGERIA: S'West Endorses Report of 2005 Political Reform Conference
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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN) Monday said most of the positions of the South-west geo-political zone were contained in the recommendations of the botched National Political Reforms Conference, which former President Olusegun 
Confab: Fashola meets Lagos delegatesNigerian Tribune
Revenue Sharing Formula, Independent Candidature Top Lagos Agenda At Leadership Newspapers
Widows protest at Fashola's officeP.M. News
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Ebonyi APC: In the Throes of Attacks – Codewit World News


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Ebonyi APC: In the Throes of Attacks
Codewit World News
party alleged have the finger prints of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The attacks have become unprecedented since the APC started its. nationwide registration of members. And the salt of the nation is now. a target, recording attacks and mayhem on 
The men after Fashola's jobNigerian Tribune
Judge's Absence Stalls Hearing In Suit Against 5 Defecting GovernorsLeadership Newspapers
2015: PDP, APC in game of suspicion over membership registrationNational Mirror
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Shagari: Northern Leaders Should Reciprocate S’South’s Gesture by Re-electing … – Codewit World News


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Shagari: Northern Leaders Should Reciprocate S'South's Gesture by Re-electing
Codewit World News
The Sokoto State Deputy Governor, Alhaji Mukhtari Shehu Shagari, Monday stressed the need for northern leaders to reciprocate the support given to the North by the South-south over the years, by ensuring the re-election of President Goodluck Jonathan in 
Jonathan Congratulates Shagari At 89Vanguard
Jonathan Congratulates Shagari At 89, Commiserates With Emir Of KanoCHANNELS
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Lack of Synergy Between Budget Office, MDAs May Stall Budget’s Passage – THISDAY Live


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Lack of Synergy Between Budget Office, MDAs May Stall Budget's Passage
THISDAY Live
Barring any significant changes that will meet the needs of fiscal discipline, the passage of the 2014 budget may be stalled given the fact that there appears to be no synergy between the budget office and some revenue generating ministries, departments and 
Reps query FAAN for remitting N130m out of N3bn generated in 2013Nigerian Tribune
2014 Budget May Be Stalled By Poor Revenue ProjectionLeadership Newspapers
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Why Nigeria and USA must remain friends -Envoy – Nigerian Tribune


Nigerian Tribune
Why Nigeria and USA must remain friends -Envoy
Nigerian Tribune
It is a pleasure to be here with you today and to be back in Nigeria for the third time since becoming Assistant Secretary of African Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. My frequent trips here are a sign of how much the United States values the friendship and 

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Confab: Jonathan deserves commendation —Southern leaders •Want decision … – Nigerian Tribune


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Confab: Jonathan deserves commendation —Southern leaders •Want decision
Nigerian Tribune
LEADERS of Southern Nigeria, on Monday, commended President Goodluck Jonathan for the courage to convene a national conference. This came as they lauded him for the progress being made by the administration and what they described as “his 
Nigeria: Jonathan May Reveal Re-Election Bid Today – Daily TrustNigerian Bulletin
National Conference: Time To Forge AheadP.M. News
The Jonathan Doctrine of LeadershipAllAfrica.com
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Judge’s Absence Stalls Hearing In Suit Against 5 Defecting Governors – Leadership Newspapers


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Judge's Absence Stalls Hearing In Suit Against 5 Defecting Governors
Leadership Newspapers
The absence of Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday stalled hearing in the suit filed by the PDP against five governors who defected to the APC. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the PDP had sued the five 

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Man Kills, Bury Father In Sokoto – Leadership Newspapers

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APC Should Prepare Its Handover Note In Lagos — PDP Spokesman – Leadership Newspapers

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Navy Alerts of Erosion in Calabar barracks – Daily Times Nigeria

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Jonathan congratulates Shagari On His 89th Birthday – Daily Times Nigeria

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Daring Gunmen Kidnap Jonathan’s Cousin in Otuoke! – The Streetjournal

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Insecurity: Northern Governors call for deployment of more troops to region – DailyPost Nigeria


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Insecurity: Northern Governors call for deployment of more troops to region
DailyPost Nigeria
Chairman of the Northern State Governors' Forum and Governor of Niger State, Dr. Mu'azu Babangida Aliyu, on Sunday urged the Federal Government to deploy more security personnel with superior military equipment to the region. Aliyu, who was reacting 
Northern Governors Exalt Shagari at 89Daily Times Nigeria
Boko Haram: Northern Govs Ask FG To Implement Forum's RecommendationCHANNELS
Nigerian northern governors call for more security deploymentShanghai Daily (subscription)
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LASU authorities beef up security as final year students resume – Osun Defender


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LASU authorities beef up security as final year students resume
Osun Defender
SCORES of final year students of Lagos State University, (LASU), Ojo, on Monday resumed as directed by the institution's management amid tight security. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the students were seen discussing in groups on the 
Why We Engaged in 'Save Lagos State University' Campaign – LASU StudentsAllAfrica.com
Reduce LASU School Fees, Falana Tells FasholaDaily Times Nigeria
PDP tasks Lagos Assembly on school fees at LASU, Lekki-Epe RoadNigerian Tribune
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Opposition plotting to destabilize Oyo state – Ajimobi – DailyPost Nigeria


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Opposition plotting to destabilize Oyo state – Ajimobi
DailyPost Nigeria
Oyo State Govemor, Abiola Ajimobi has accused some members of the opposition of planning to disrupt normal activities in the state. He made the accusation yesterday at the 2014 Eid-El-Moulud lecture organized by the state government at the 
2015: Ajimobi Warns Against ViolenceLeadership Newspapers
Ajimobi: Thousand feats in thousand daysNigerian Tribune
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Niyola Survives Car Crash – Daily Times Nigeria


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Niyola Survives Car Crash
Daily Times Nigeria
News reaching DT has it that Toh Bad chic, Niyola, was involved in a car crash over the weekend but, thank goodness, she made it alive. Sources say, she was driving from Lekki where she had a meeting, when her Honda CRV was hit by another car from 
EME first lady Niyola miraculously survives fatal car crashDailyPost Nigeria
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Terrible: Woman arrested for killing her lover over N50,000 – ynaija

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Balat – Tribute to a Dogged Fighter – AllAfrica.com

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Tambuwal visits Obasanjo, faults Sanusi’s suspension – Osun Defender


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Tambuwal visits Obasanjo, faults Sanusi's suspension
Osun Defender
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, said on Sunday that the suspension of Mallam Lamido Sanusi as the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria could hurt the nation's economy. Tambuwal, who visited former President Chief 
Nigeria: Tambuwal holds closed door meeting with Obasanjo in AbeokutaCodewit World News
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Presidential Media Chat Holds Today – THISDAY Live


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Presidential Media Chat Holds Today
THISDAY Live
Presidential Media Chat will hold today on the network services of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) and the Voice of Nigeria (VON). The programme, which is usually in a live broadcast will hold by 7p.m 
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Presidential Media Chat to Hold on MondayThe Streetjournal
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NSCDC intercepts 15300 litres of smuggled petroleum products – National Mirror

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APC, A Big Challenge To PDP – Kalu – Leadership Newspapers


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APC, A Big Challenge To PDP – Kalu
Leadership Newspapers
Former Abia State governor, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu yesterday described the growing acceptance of the All Progressives Congress ( APC) as a big threat and challenge to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP),even as he urged the PDP to put its house in 
2015 elections: Nigeria won't disintegrate •May witness revolution— Orji KaluNigerian Tribune
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Clarifying the electoral judicial system in Nigeria – Nigerian Tribune


Nigerian Tribune
Clarifying the electoral judicial system in Nigeria
Nigerian Tribune
LET me start by appreciating the organisers of this conference under the leadership of Honourable Mulikat Akande-Adeola, the House Leader, for the peculiar and novel initiative of her group at organising the conference which, to my mind, is aimed at 

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Nigeria village hit by Boko Haram targeted again – Zee News


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Nigeria village hit by Boko Haram targeted again
Zee News
Kano(Nigeria): Suspected Boko Haram gunmen today returned to a village in northeast Nigeria where 106 people were killed last week, torching homes, shooting and setting off explosives, a local official said. The latest attack in Izghe, Borno state, happened 
Kerry reiterates US support to fight terrorism in NigeriaShanghai Daily (subscription)
Kerry condemns violence by Boko Haram in NigeriaKuwait News Agency
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Nigeria seals state border with Cameroon – Aljazeera.com


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Nigeria seals state border with Cameroon
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Nigerian military says Boko Haram fighters flee across the border after attacks to avoid pursuit. Last updated: 23 Feb 2014 18:00. Email Article. Print Article. Share article. Send Feedback. Nigeria closes its border with Cameroon to block the movement of Boko 
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Balat’s Death Huge Loss to Kaduna PDP — Chairman – Daily Times Nigeria

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‘Act empowers Minister to spend outside appropriation’ – Independent – Nigerian Bulletin


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'Act empowers Minister to spend outside appropriation' – Independent
Nigerian Bulletin
Fresh facts emerged at the weekend on the probe of the allegedly missing $20 billion by the Senate finance committee. According to feelers from within the Senate committee, nothing incriminating has been found against the oil ministry and its agencies.
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2015: Nothing for PDP, APC will sweep all states – Aregbesola boasts – DailyPost Nigeria


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2015: Nothing for PDP, APC will sweep all states – Aregbesola boasts
DailyPost Nigeria
APC GOV Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State has expressed optimism that the All Progressives Congress, APC,will sweep all the states in Nigeria in the 2015 general elections. Aregbesola gave this prediction on Saturday in Lagos at a reception 
APC will win all states in 2015 —AregbesolaNigerian Tribune
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