Monthly Archives: June 2014

Police Rescue Kidnapped Female Banker, Nab Suspect in Lagos – Vanguard


Police Rescue Kidnapped Female Banker, Nab Suspect in Lagos
Vanguard
Lagos — The Police in Lagos State, weekend, burst a kidnap gang operating at Ajah area of state and rescued a female banker and one other, while a member of the gang was arrested. Vanguard gathered that the female banker identified simply as Ladi and ...

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Senate Warns Public Over Fake Social Media Account – AllAfrica.com


Senate Warns Public Over Fake Social Media Account
AllAfrica.com
Lagos — UNKNOWN fraudsters have set up a fake account purportedly belonging to the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, on social media. The account is believed to have been used to defraud unsuspecting members of the public. The Senate ...
Ekweremadu disowns Facebook accountNigerian Tribune
I have no Facebook account - EkweremaduThe News
Any Facebook Account Bearing My Name is a Fake- EkweremaduNigerian Bulletin

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LASU To Refund N69m To Students – P.M. News


LASU To Refund N69m To Students
P.M. News
The Lagos State University, LASU, is on the verge of refunding over N69 million to students of the institution after the state government reduced school fees paid by the students during the 2013/2014 academic session. Sources said the management of the ...
Contending With Cupidity in Our 'Ivory Towers'AllAfrica.com
Only education can save NigeriaNigerian Tribune

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Mama Amuka-Pemu Laid to Rest in Ughelli Amidst Encomiums – Vanguard


Mama Amuka-Pemu Laid to Rest in Ughelli Amidst Encomiums
Vanguard
The remains of the late Mrs Ariteshoma Abeji Amuka-Pemu (Nee Okoro), mother of Vanguard Newspapers Publisher, Mr Sam Amuka-Pemu, were, yesterday laid to rest in Oviri-Olomu, Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State where she was born ...

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“Boko Haram not representing Islam” – Cleric – Premium Times


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“Boko Haram not representing Islam” – Cleric
Premium Times
The Secretary-General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, Ishaq Oloyede, has called on security agencies in the country to be fair and professional in the discharge of their duties. Mr. Oloyede gave the advice while delivering a keynote ...
Boko Haram is anti-Islam - OloyedeThe News
Muslims Not Terrorists - OloyedeVanguard
Muslim Group Urges Politicians to Play According to Rules Ahead of 2015 ...AllAfrica.com

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Insecurity – Nigeria Yet to Evolve Into a True Nation – Wabara – Vanguard


Insecurity - Nigeria Yet to Evolve Into a True Nation - Wabara
Vanguard
ABUJA- AHEAD of 2015 Presidential election, strong indications emerged weekend that moves were on to strengthen the political structure of President Goodluck Jonathan as he plans to declare for his re- election bid through a group called National Unity ...
Nigeria yet to evolve into nationhood, says WabaraThe Guardian Nigeria

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Blocked Drains: Commissioner Warns Lagos Residents – Nigerian Observer


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Blocked Drains: Commissioner Warns Lagos Residents
Nigerian Observer
LAGOS - The Lagos State Commissioner for Environment has warned residents against throwing dirt into drains. Bello told newsmen in Lagos that some residents were still fond of throwing dirt into drains, hindering government's efforts toward preventing ...
Don't Play Politics with Revenue Allocation, Lagos Tells FGTHISDAY Live
Desist From Building Houses On Drains, Lagos Tells ResidentsAllAfrica.com
Lagos set 100% 2014 budget implementation targetWorldStage

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Nigeria Can’t Survive Another Four Years Under PDP – Oyegun – Vanguard


The Guardian Nigeria

Nigeria Can't Survive Another Four Years Under PDP - Oyegun
Vanguard
Benin — THE National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, yesterday, said it would be difficult for Nigeria to survive another four years under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, if things continued the way they were in ...
Reps may take over Edo Assembly, says Minority Whip -The NationNigerian Bulletin
Edo Crisis: NASS May Take Over Edo Assembly – RepsOsun Defender
We conceded Ekiti election to avoid violence – OyegunP.M. News

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Some Nigeria’s Past Leaders Not Nationalistic – - FG – Vanguard


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Some Nigeria's Past Leaders Not Nationalistic - - FG
Vanguard
Abuja — MINISTER of Information, Mr. Labaran Maku has said that some past leaders who had ruled the country are not nationalists because they do not say things that should unite the country instead they pitch either one tribe against the order or one ...
Maku Advocates Special Fund To Cater For Families Of Deceased UnionistsDaily Times Nigeria

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Ibadan Flood Claims 15 Lives – AllAfrica.com


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Ibadan Flood Claims 15 Lives
AllAfrica.com
No fewer than 15 people lost their lives in a flood while property worth several millions of naira were destroyed in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. Ten lives were said to have been lost at Apete area of the city due to the sudden collapse of make-shift bridge ...
Flood Ravages Ibadan Again, Claims 15 LivesTHISDAY Live
Many missing as Apete makeshift bridge collapses •Residents protest,Nigerian Tribune
Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Sunday morningDailyPost Nigeria

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ATSSSAN threatens to shut NCAA over workers’ welfare – The Guardian Nigeria


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ATSSSAN threatens to shut NCAA over workers' welfare
The Guardian Nigeria
AIR Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) has threatened to shut down activities of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) if at the expiration of the 30 days' ultimatum, workers' welfare is not addressed. Investigations ...
ATSSSAN threatens to shut down NCAA over workers' welfareNigerian Tribune
Aviation senior staffs 30 day ultimatum for NCAA to address workers welfareWorldStage
Air transport workers threaten strike over welfare360Nobs.com

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‘Continue to pursue your legitimate businesses’ – The Guardian Nigeria


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'Continue to pursue your legitimate businesses'
The Guardian Nigeria
GOVERNOR Rabi'u Musa Kwankwaso of Kano Sate has advised the 29 indigenes of the state who were among the 486 travellers from Northern Nigeria, arrested in Abia State by security agents about two weeks ago, on the allegation of being insurgents, ...
Pursue Your Legitimate Businesses, Kwankwaso Tells Arrested IndigenesTHISDAY Live
Kano: Continue Pursuing Your Legitimate Business, Kwankwaso Tells Released ...Nigerian Bulletin
Kano Government, Lebanon To Forge Ties On Economic DevelopmentDaily Times Nigeria

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Forgive Us Our Mistakes, Ohakim Pleads With IMO Residents – AllAfrica.com


Daily Sun

Forgive Us Our Mistakes, Ohakim Pleads With IMO Residents
AllAfrica.com
Owerri — For the first time since he left office three years ago at the Imo State Government House, former Governor, Ikedi Ohakim Sunday, pleaded profusely with the people of the state to pardon and forgive him and his aides for whatever mistake his ...
I Apologise To All Those I Offended In Office – Ex Gov OhakimLeadership Newspapers
2015: I'll return to complete my tenure –OhakimDaily Sun

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When Southern Governors Stepped Up Security Over Boko Haram – AllAfrica.com


When Southern Governors Stepped Up Security Over Boko Haram
AllAfrica.com
It could be re-called that the suspected terrorists were arrested by soldiers from the 144 battalion of the Nigerian Army in Asa, Ukwa West local government area of Abia state. The soldiers were said to have intercepted a convoy of 33 buses conveying the ...
Group protests release of detained 486 terror suspectsThe Punch

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Northern Govs Sue for Peace, Unified Aspiration – AllAfrica.com


Osun Defender

Northern Govs Sue for Peace, Unified Aspiration
AllAfrica.com
Minna — The Chairman, Northern States Governors' Forum (NSGF) and Governor of Niger State, Dr. Mu'azu Babangida Aliyu, has called on Muslim ummah to use the period of Ramadan fasting to pray for Allah's guidance, protection and peaceful ...
Ramadan Messages: Pray for survival of Nigeria, Mark charges MuslimsNigerian Tribune
Ramadan: Pray for the survival of Nigeria, Mark charges MuslimsDaily Sun
Mark urges Muslims to pray for nation's survival during RamadanWorldStage
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation -The News
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2015 polls: INEC is underfunded, say Reps – The Punch


The Punch

2015 polls: INEC is underfunded, say Reps
The Punch
The House of Representatives on Sunday raised the alarm that the much-expected 2015 general elections would be in jeopardy if no urgent steps were taken to address the financial predicament besetting the Independent National Electoral Commission.
Ekiti as INEC'S shining starDaily Sun
APGA Hails Ekiti Elections, Charges INEC On 2015 ElectionsDaily Times Nigeria

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Edo lawmakers must obey the law —Oshiomhole – Nigerian Tribune


The Guardian Nigeria

Edo lawmakers must obey the law —Oshiomhole
Nigerian Tribune
Edo State governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole said the crisis rocking the state House of Assembly has persisted this long because the four suspended lawmakers in the State House of Assembly have refused to obey a subsisting court order, saying those ...
Reps may take over Edo AssemblyThe Guardian Nigeria
Oshiomole's comment on State Assembly crisis is a call to anarchy – PDPDailyPost Nigeria
I Will Not Be Party To Disobedience Of Court Orders - OshiomholeNigerian Observer
Leadership Newspapers
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Who will step into Arisekola’s shoes? – Nigerian Tribune


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Who will step into Arisekola's shoes?
Nigerian Tribune
I could not even think about the possibility of losing Alhaji Abdul-Azeez Arisekola Alao at this time. It is very hard to accept that Alhaji Arisekola-Alao is no more, considering what he had been doing to assist the poor masses in the society with his personal ...
When the news of his death broke in Ibadan, I was around but ...spyghana.com
OBJ Extols Arisekola's VirtuesLeadership Newspapers
OBJ urges unity among Arisekola-Alao's familyDaily Sun
The News
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Ramadan: Mark urges Muslims to pray for Nigeria – The News


Times of Oman

Ramadan: Mark urges Muslims to pray for Nigeria
The News
Abuja – Senate President David Mark on Sunday called on Muslims to make the continued survival of Nigeria the focal point of their prayers as they begin their month-long fast. In a goodwill message to the Muslim faithful, Mark urged them to pray for the ...
Gov Ahmed charges Muslim to intensify prayer for peace in Nigeria during ...WorldStage
Good Muslims, But Only In RamadanOnislam.net (blog)
President, PM, Khaleda greet Muslims on RamadanBangladesh News 24 hours
CHANNELS -Leadership Newspapers
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Labour Union Condemns Abuja Bomb Blast – CHANNELS


CHANNELS

Labour Union Condemns Abuja Bomb Blast
CHANNELS
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has condemned the Wednesday, June 25 bomb blast at Emab Plaza in the heart of Abuja which left 24 persons dead and several others injured, saying it is a desperate act by evil-minded persons to kill the robust Nigerian ...
Read: An Ode to Ijeoma and the Victims of the Recent Abuja Bomb BlastNigerian Bulletin
EMAB Plaza Bomb Blast – “I saw human parts everywhere” – Witness counts ...Osun Defender
EMAB Blast: Plaza Still Barricaded As Traders Fret Over ReopeningLeadership Newspapers
THISDAY Live -Daily Sun
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Pilgrims’ botched airlift, Bauchi bombing, others lead Nigerian press – StarAfrica.com


StarAfrica.com

Pilgrims' botched airlift, Bauchi bombing, others lead Nigerian press
StarAfrica.com
The military's prevention of the airlift of 278 Muslim pilgrims from Maiduguri airport, the killing of 13 people in the latest Bauchi bombing, inflation of the cost of airport re-modelling were some of the main stories in Nigeria on Sunday.The Guardian said that ...
Nigerian army prevents 278 Muslim pilgrims from leaving Maiduguri airportynaija
Borno pilgrims barred from travelling arrive in Saudi ArabiaDailyPost Nigeria
Military Bars Airlift Of 278 Saudi-bound PilgrimsThe Guardian Nigeria
Premium Times -Osun Defender -SaharaReporters.com
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Ramadan: Hitches Over Announcement of Moon Sighting – Daily Times Nigeria


Daily Times Nigeria

Ramadan: Hitches Over Announcement of Moon Sighting
Daily Times Nigeria
Yesterday marked the commencement of 1435AH Ramadan fast across Nigeria. The announcement, which heralded the commencement, was not without hitches as it came at midnight. In fact, some Muslims couldn't fast. But the Sultan of Sokoto and ...
Ramadan: Why moon-sighting announcement was delayed – Sultan360Nobs.com
Ramadan Relieves Nigeria's PoorAhlul Bayt News Agency - abna.ir
Sultan directs Muslim Ummah to commence Ramadan fast on SaturdayLeadership Newspapers

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National Conference: Niger Delta delegates affirms call for State Police – DailyPost Nigeria


CHANNELS

National Conference: Niger Delta delegates affirms call for State Police
DailyPost Nigeria
image Some Niger Delta delegates at the National Conference are excited about the adoption of a recommendation for the creation of state police. Annkio Briggs made the declaration at a programme organized by the Niger Delta Self Determination ...
As National Conference winds down, what hope for Nigeria?BusinessDay
CONFERENCE ROUNDUP: A Week of Fundamental RecommendationsCodewit World News
Niger Delta Delegates Push For Resource ControlCHANNELS
Nigerian Bulletin
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Ramadan: Jonathan, Atiku, Others Task Muslims on Tolerance, Fairness – THISDAY Live


THISDAY Live

Ramadan: Jonathan, Atiku, Others Task Muslims on Tolerance, Fairness
THISDAY Live
As Muslims begins their holy month of Ramadan, President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday tasked the faithful to imbibe the virtues of piety, tolerance and fairness to all. This was contained in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr.
Ramadan: Jonathan, Obama, Tambuwal, Others Task Muslims To Pray Against ...Leadership Newspapers
Somaliland:President Silanyo Extends Best Wishes to Muslims as they Prepare ...SomalilandPress
Fayemi Greets Muslims as Ramadan Fasting BeginsCHANNELS
Nigerian Tribune
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11 Killed, 28 Injured as Bomb Blast Rocks Hotel in Bauchi – THISDAY Live


THISDAY Live

11 Killed, 28 Injured as Bomb Blast Rocks Hotel in Bauchi
THISDAY Live
Eleven people were confirmed dead and 28 others that sustained various degrees of injuries are now receiving treatment at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH), Bauchi , following a bomb blast that hit Peoples Hotel in ...
Gunmen attack World Cup viewing party in Nigeria, killing 11WireUpdate
Bomb blast shatters peace in Nigeria's BauchiStarAfrica.com
BAUCHI, KADUNA ATTACKS: Real Number Of CasualtiesOsun Defender
Daily Sun -The Guardian Nigeria -Sacramento Bee
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2015: Group Set To Sue Former Commissioner Over Guber Race – The Guardian Nigeria


CHANNELS

2015: Group Set To Sue Former Commissioner Over Guber Race
The Guardian Nigeria
AHEAD 2015 general elections, the South-West Chapter of a newly formed pressure group, Akwa Ibom Democratic Group (ADG) has unanimously agreed to exploit the possibility of seeking a court injunction to compel the former Commissioner of Finance in ...
Man Sets Building Ablaze, Two Children Suffer BurnsCHANNELS
The Puppet Master; Udom Emmanuelspyghana.com
Udom Emmanuel represents Akwa Ibom's future – Prince Enobong UwahDailyPost Nigeria

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Live up to the spirit of Ramadan, says PM – The Star Online


Osun Defender

Live up to the spirit of Ramadan, says PM
The Star Online
PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and his deputy Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin have urged Muslims to take the opportunity to spiritually recharge themselves during the month of Ramadan. They urged Muslims to do away with slackness in ...
Fasting Hours of Ramadan 2014Onislam.net
'Ramadan best time to do good to oneself and society'The Rakyat Post
Ramadan starts this weekend for Chicago-area MuslimsChicago Tribune
The News Herald -San Jose Mercury News media center
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10 year old Boy Helps Police Avert Explosion in Kano – Bella Naija


Bella Naija

10 year old Boy Helps Police Avert Explosion in Kano
Bella Naija
Kano State police authorities reportedly foiled what could have been a deadly explosion, thanks to some information a 10-year-old boy revealed to them. They discovered 13 high-calibre Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) at Sauna-Fafunga in the Dakata ...
B'Haram Foiled Attack: How Police Prevented Another Massive Explosion In A ...Osun Defender
Anti Bomb Squad Difused 13 Bombs In Kanospyghana.com
Police foil heavy terror attack on KanoThe Streetjournal
Nigerian Tribune -Leadership Newspapers
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EXPOSED: Ways To End Boko Haram Insurgency In Nigeria – Osun Defender


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EXPOSED: Ways To End Boko Haram Insurgency In Nigeria
Osun Defender
Following the unabated acts of terrorism being perpetrated across Nigeria by the Islamists terror group, Boko Haram, security experts are continuing to advise the federal government on ways to win the war against terrorism in the country. Commenting on the ...
The World Cup allows Nigerians a moment of joyThe Guardian
Abuja Bomb Blast: We Warned Shopping Malls Two Weeks Before the Blast – NIANigerian Bulletin
Abuja Bomb Blast: We Must Bring Culprits To Book – JonathanLeadership Newspapers
DailyPost Nigeria -P.M. News -The Streetjournal
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Nigeria backs AU declaration to end maternal, child deaths in Africa – The Guardian Nigeria


Daily Sun

Nigeria backs AU declaration to end maternal, child deaths in Africa
The Guardian Nigeria
NIGERIA has declared its support for a proposal by the Ethiopian government seeking an African Union (AU) Declaration to end preventable maternal and child deaths within a generation in the continent. The declaration, which seeks AU member-states to ...
Nigeria To Contribute $17m To AU Budget In 2015Daily Times Nigeria

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Nigeria army kills 53 suspected terrorists in raid – StarAfrica.com


Osun Defender

Nigeria army kills 53 suspected terrorists in raid
StarAfrica.com
About 53 suspected insurgents died during a raid carried out by the military on a makeshift camp used by Boko Haram sect members in Mitanti and Bulungu in embattled Borno State in North-East Nigeria, the Defence Headquarters said.A statement by the ...
Nigerian troops kill 103 Boko Haram members in BornoDailyPost Nigeria
Soldiers kill 103 terrorists in BornoThe Punch
Over 50 Suspected Terrorists Killed in Raid on Borno HideoutBella Naija

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LASU Crisis Latest: Details Of Newly Released Academic Calender For 2013 … – Osun Defender


Osun Defender

LASU Crisis Latest: Details Of Newly Released Academic Calender For 2013 ...
Osun Defender
The Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, on Friday, released a newly approved academic calendar for the 2013/2014 session, in spite of the ongoing strike by the institution's lecturers. According to a statement signed by the institution's Public Relations Officer, ...
LASU Crisis: Assemblyman Urges Lecturers to Consider Govt.'s New Position ...Nigerian Bulletin
ASUU Backs Protesting LecturersP.M. News

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High-Level Corruption Rocks $470million CCTV Project That Could Secure Abuja – Osun Defender


Osun Defender

High-Level Corruption Rocks $470million CCTV Project That Could Secure Abuja
Osun Defender
Since the installation of the CCTV cameras, criminal have launched violent attacks on Abuja without being detected. The failure of the National Public Security Communication System, NPSCS; otherwise known as the CCTV project, has heightened the level of ...
How we killed Abuja bomb suspect – Nigerian militaryPremium Times

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Confab C’ttee Proposes Independent Candidacy – Nigerian Observer


P.M. News

Confab C'ttee Proposes Independent Candidacy
Nigerian Observer
THE National Conference Committee on Politics and Governance has recommended independent candidacy in the electoral system in order to expand the country's political space. Prof. Jerry Gana, a co-Chairman of the committee, made the recommendation ...
National Conference adopts true federalism with states as federating unitsDailyPost Nigeria
Defect And Resign Political Office - Confab AgreesDaily Times Nigeria
NIGERIA: Participants Adopt True Federalism with States as Federating UnitsCodewit World News
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Sultan directs Muslim Ummah to commence Ramadan fast on Saturday – Leadership Newspapers


Onislam.net

Sultan directs Muslim Ummah to commence Ramadan fast on Saturday
Leadership Newspapers
he Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar, has directed the Muslim Ummah to commence the Ramadan fast on Saturday, June 28. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Sultan spoke through the Chairman, Sultanate Council Advisory ...
Ramadan Begins in Nigeria– SultanOnislam.net
Sultan of Sokoto announces beginning of Ramadan fastingDailyPost Nigeria
Ramadan begins in NigeriaThe News

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Omeri Brushes Aside Rumours Of Impending Attacks In FCT Schools – Daily Times Nigeria


Daily Times Nigeria

Omeri Brushes Aside Rumours Of Impending Attacks In FCT Schools
Daily Times Nigeria
The Coordinator of the National Information Centre, Mr Mike Omeri, has called on Nigerians to desist from peddling rumours of impending attacks on schools in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). At a joint press briefing in Abuja on Friday, Mr Omeri assured ...

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EMAB plaza bomb attack: FCT Minister bans the use of power bikes in Abuja – DailyPost Nigeria


Daily Sun

EMAB plaza bomb attack: FCT Minister bans the use of power bikes in Abuja
DailyPost Nigeria
image Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja Senator Bala Mohammed, has directed the FCT Police Commissioner to promptly arrest and prosecute any person illegally using power bikes and motorcycles within and around the nation's capital.
FCT Minister Bans The Use Of Powerbikes In AbujaDaily Times Nigeria

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Defection: Court Or: A Federal High Court in Abuja y – Codewit World News


Daily Sun

Defection: Court Or: A Federal High Court in Abuja y
Codewit World News
14062014C Murtala Nyako Resized A Federal High Court in Abuja yesterday ordered the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to serve five governors who defected from the party to the All Progressives Congress (APC) the substituted service, by publishing the ...
Defection: Court Orders PDP to Publish Summons against GovernorsTHISDAY Live
Defection: Court Orders Substituted Service On 5 GovernorsLeadership Newspapers
Defected govs: Court grants PDP's applicationNigerian Tribune
Nigerian Bulletin
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Charlie Boy stop Gov Rochas Okorocha from politicising his father Burial – Codewit World News


The Guardian Nigeria

Charlie Boy stop Gov Rochas Okorocha from politicising his father Burial
Codewit World News
The funeral mass organised at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Oguta, Imo State for the late Justice Chukwudifu Oputa ended abruptly yesterday as his son, Charles Oputa aka Charly Boy stopped Governor Rochas Okorocha from making a speech in the ...
Oputa's Requiem Mass Ends In FiascoThe Guardian Nigeria

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Ramadan Begins Today – Sultan – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers

Ramadan Begins Today – Sultan
Leadership Newspapers
The Sultan of Sokoto and President General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar III yesterday urged the Muslim Ummah in Nigeria to commence their fast today, Saturday, June 28, 2014, following the sighting of the ...
Ramadan begins — although exactly when is subject to debateMilwaukee Journal Sentinel
Ramadan fast begins Sunday — NSCIAPremium Times
'Country' likely to welcome first Ramadan on June 30Pakistan Today
The Nation -Tempo
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N1.8bn subsidy fraud: Court dismisses marketers’ application – The Punch


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N1.8bn subsidy fraud: Court dismisses marketers' application
The Punch
A Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja on Friday dismissed an application filed by two oil marketers, Mahmud Tukur and Alex Ochonogor, praying the court to discharge them from a case of oil subsidy fraud. Justice Lateef Lawal-Akapo dismissed the ...
Court Dismisses Oil Marketers Application To Quash ChargeThe Guardian Nigeria
EFCC Charges: Court Dismisses Tukur's Application To Quash ChargesCHANNELS
Oil Subsidy Scam: Court dismisses Tukur's application to quash chargesWorldStage

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Chibok 238: Still missing … already forgotten? – The Punch


CHANNELS

Chibok 238: Still missing … already forgotten?
The Punch
The first line of Skeeter Davis's heart-break song woke me up at 2 a.m. on Wednesday. I am not a morning person; my brain doesn't wake up until noon. If you try to do any serious interaction with me before noon (in any time zone), let's just say that you may be ...
Abuja Bomb: Bring Back Our Girls Campaigners Insist On Street AdvocacyCHANNELS
Behind Nigeria's 'Bring Back Our Girls': Can we allow sex slaves in 2014?Alaska Dispatch

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114 Boko Haram suspects arrested in Abia return to Jigawa – Nigerian Tribune


114 Boko Haram suspects arrested in Abia return to Jigawa
Nigerian Tribune
ONE hundred and fourteen indigenes of Jigawa State arrested by the military in Abia State on allegations of being members of the Boko Haram sect have arrived Dutse, the state capital, and have been received by the governor, Sule Lamido. Reports from the ...
Group drags SSS to NHRC over 486 Boko Haram suspects in AbiaNational Mirror
B'Haram: Group petitions NHRC over 486 detainees in AbiaThe Punch

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Misconduct: Tinubu’s Wife Faces Senate’s Sanction – THISDAY Live


THISDAY Live

Misconduct: Tinubu's Wife Faces Senate's Sanction
THISDAY Live
The Senate yesterday accused Senator Oluremi Tinubu (Lagos Central) of gross misconduct and breach of privileges over the reports credited to her in some national dailies where she accused leaders of the Senate of providing uninspiring leadership and ...

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Ajimobi Attributes Violent Activities to Drug Abuse Among Youths – Daily Times Nigeria


Daily Times Nigeria

Ajimobi Attributes Violent Activities to Drug Abuse Among Youths
Daily Times Nigeria
Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has attributed most of the violent activities currently happening in the country to drug trafficking and drug abuse, particularly among the youths. Consequently, he has advised the youths in the country against involving ...
Why we appointed 11 judges in 3 years –AjimobiDaily Sun

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Ajimobi Attributes Violent Activities to Drug Abuse Among Youths – Daily Times Nigeria


Daily Times Nigeria

Ajimobi Attributes Violent Activities to Drug Abuse Among Youths
Daily Times Nigeria
Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has attributed most of the violent activities currently happening in the country to drug trafficking and drug abuse, particularly among the youths. Consequently, he has advised the youths in the country against involving ...

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SSS official counsels against over-reliance on social media as communication … – The Guardian Nigeria


SSS official counsels against over-reliance on social media as communication ...
The Guardian Nigeria
A SENIOR of the State Security Service (SSS), Mr Julius Owoupeta, has urged Nigerians to be cautious in relying on social media as means of communication. Owoupeta issued the caution at a one-day workshop in Awka, organised by Amalgamated Union of ...

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Why Keke Napep Operator Sold His New Born Baby – Osun Defender


Osun Defender

Why Keke Napep Operator Sold His New Born Baby
Osun Defender
The Police in Abia have arrested a tricycle operator, 27-year-old Ogbonna Chukwudi for allegedly selling his newborn son for N500,000. Ogbonna Chukwudi, a resident of Cool Park Street, Ogbo Hill, Aba was said to have arranged with a nurse to sell the ...
Abia Police arrests father who sold newborn son for N500,000DailyPost Nigeria
'I didn't even get the balance': Man arrested after selling newborn son for N500 ...ynaija
Tricycle operator sells one-day-old son for N500,000The Punch

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UNIABUJA, LASU Strike: National Union – ASUU Backs Protesting Lecturers – Nigerian Bulletin


UNIABUJA, LASU Strike: National Union – ASUU Backs Protesting Lecturers
Nigerian Bulletin
Following the setback of academic activities in UNIABUJA, LASU by aggrieved lecturers, PM NEWS reports that the national union – ASUU is now backing them on their protests. The National Treasurer of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Dr.

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Government Acted Right in Dropping Corruption Charges Against Abacha – Adoke – AllAfrica.com


Leadership Newspapers

Government Acted Right in Dropping Corruption Charges Against Abacha - Adoke
AllAfrica.com
The government said that it adhered to "international best practices" in dropping the charges against Mr. Abacha. The Federal Government has said it dropped corruption charges against Mohammed Abacha, the son of late Nigeria dictator, Sani Abacha, in the ...
Abacha Loot: Why We Withdrew Charges Against Mohammed Abacha – FGLeadership Newspapers
Transparency International blasts FG for dropping corruption charges against ...DailyPost Nigeria
FG: Why We Withdrew : The federal government yesterdaCodewit World News
Osun Defender -THISDAY Live
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2015: Agitation For Gov In Ikorodu – P.M. News


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2015: Agitation For Gov In Ikorodu
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The race for the 2015 governorship election in Lagos State, Southwest Nigeria, is beginning to gather momentum with several prominent politicians indicating interest to vie for the position to replace Governor Babatunde Fashola after the expiration of his ...

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2015: Yuguda Yet To Declare For Presidency – Aide – Leadership Newspapers


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2015: Yuguda Yet To Declare For Presidency – Aide
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Bauchi State governor Isa Yuguda is yet to declare his desire to contest the presidency or a Senate seat, his spokesman, Mallam Danlami Takko, has said. He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Bauchi that it had become necessary to clear the air to ...
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82 students bag 1st Class degree at Covenant University – The Guardian Nigeria


82 students bag 1st Class degree at Covenant University
The Guardian Nigeria
EIGHT two students of the Covenant University, Ota, Ogun, on Friday bagged first class degrees at its 2013/12014 convocation. The Chancellor of the University, Dr David Oyedepo, disclosed this at the 9th convocation and the conferment of honorary ...
20-Year-Old Emerges Best Graduating Student at Covenant University (4.99 ...Nigerian Bulletin
We need local solutions to solve Nigeria's problems —OyedepoNigerian Tribune

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6 Die In Early Morning Auto Crash – P.M. News


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6 Die In Early Morning Auto Crash
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A ghastly motor accident occurred Friday morning on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Ogun State, western Nigeria, killing six people instantly and injuring at least four others. The ghastly motor accident occurred around Kara Village, off OPIC Plaza, near Channels ...
6 Dead from Ghastly Motor Accident on Lagos-Ibadan Express WayBella Naija
Ghastly Motor Accident Leaves 6 Dead On Lagos-Ibadan ExpresswayCHANNELS

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NDLEA Arrests 104 Drug Addicts, Makes 52 Convictions – Leadership Newspapers


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NDLEA Arrests 104 Drug Addicts, Makes 52 Convictions
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The Taraba State command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has disclosed that the command has arrested 104 drug addicts and made 52 convictions from 2013 till date. The agency's commander in the state, Ishaku Yusuf Kwajafa, ...
NDLEA arrests 187 suspects, impounds 868.81kg of drugsP.M. News
230m people use banned drugs —NDLEANigerian Tribune
NDLEA seizes 346.5kg illicit drugs in BauchiThe Punch
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NATIONAL – First Ramadan likely to be on June 30: Chief Meteorologist – June … – The Nation


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NATIONAL - First Ramadan likely to be on June 30: Chief Meteorologist - June ...
The Nation
Do you think the government needs to release funds to museums for the upkeep of historical artefacts after damage done to the “Fasting Buddha” at the Lahore Museum? Yes. No. Don't know. Do you think the government needs to release funds to museums ...
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Look Out For Ramadan Moon Today, Sultan Tells Muslim FaithfulLeadership Newspapers
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2015 – Aspirants Begin Poster War in Bauchi – Vanguard


2015 - Aspirants Begin Poster War in Bauchi
Vanguard
THE race for the various elective positions in 2015 in Bauchi State is getting keener by the day. Now there is a poster war of sorts among the numerous aspirants. For the governorship election, prominent politicians whose posters are pasted in various ...

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Kwara to Redeploy Teachers Without NCE Certificate – AllAfrica.com


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Kwara to Redeploy Teachers Without NCE Certificate
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Ilorin — Teachers in the Kwara State Teaching Service without certificate in education are to be eased out of the system, the state government said yesterday. The affected teachers in primary and post-pri-mary schools would be redeployed to ministries or ...
Kwara to eject teachers without requisite qualifications from schoolsNigerian Tribune
Kwara Government Set To Train 4333 TeachersCHANNELS
Kwara Establishes AMA UniversityDaily Times Nigeria

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Jonathan set to implement N1.5 trillion police fund – P.M. News


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Jonathan set to implement N1.5 trillion police fund
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President Goodluck Jonathan is seeking the consent of the Senate to commence deduction of one per cent from Federal Government's allocations to implement the proposed N1.5 trillion police fund. This was contained in a letter the president wrote to the ...
Insecurity: FG to spend 1% of annual budget on police reformsNigerian Tribune
Jonathan Writes To Senate, Seeks Approval For Police Reform ProgrammeDaily Times Nigeria

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Imo 2015: My plans, prospects and preparations – Codewit World News


Imo 2015: My plans, prospects and preparations
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27062014C Chris Anyawu Resized Broadcast journalist and politician, Senator Chris Anyanwu was a refreshing face on Nigerian television in the early eighties with her unique reportage of the National Assembly, and subsequently, her gripping narratives of ...

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Grounded Chopper: I’ll Go To Court If… — Oshiomhole – Osun Defender


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Grounded Chopper: I'll Go To Court If… — Oshiomhole
Osun Defender
The Mmanagement of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, NAMA, Benin Airport Branch, yesterday, apologised to Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State over the recent incident at the Benin Airport where his chartered helicopter was stopped from ...
Ground Chopper: I'll go to court if… —OshiomholeDaily Times Nigeria

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Tambuwal should know better – Daily Sun


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Tambuwal should know better
Daily Sun
Some years ago, I heard of a security protocol the Israelis came up with, in view of the situation in that country. It entailed ensuring that the Prime Minister was made to pass through the protocols put in place for every dignitary attending official events.
House To Investigate Tambuwal's Harassment By Security OperativesCHANNELS
NLC Condemns Alleged Frisking of TambuwalNigerian Bulletin
“I'm not above the law” – Tambuwal plays down stop-and-search incidentDailyPost Nigeria
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Goodluck Jonathan: Nothing is more important than bringing home Nigeria’s … – Washington Post


Washington Post

Goodluck Jonathan: Nothing is more important than bringing home Nigeria's ...
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I have had to remain quiet about the continuing efforts by Nigeria's military, police and investigators to find the girls kidnapped in April from the town of Chibok by the terrorist group Boko Haram. I am deeply concerned, however, that my silence as we work to ...
Snakes and Bees Are Driving Boko Haram Out of the ForestVICE News
Boko Haram being flushed out of hiding by deadly SNAKES and BEESDaily Mail
“Mysterious Bees & Snakes Attack us in Sambisa Forest” – Boko HaramBella Naija
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Security challenges: naf centralises issuance of uniforms – Nigerian Tribune


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Security challenges: naf centralises issuance of uniforms
Nigerian Tribune
Following security challenges engulfing the country, the Nigerian Air Force has centralised the issuance of uniforms to officers and men of the service, to check proliferation of the military uniforms, as the Boko Haram terrorists are currently camouflaging in ...
Air Marshal Advocates Use Of Technology To Curb InsurgencyCHANNELS

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Senators Ndoma-Egba, Adeyemi condemn Abuja bomb blast – Nigerian Tribune


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Senators Ndoma-Egba, Adeyemi condemn Abuja bomb blast
Nigerian Tribune
Senate Majority Leader, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba on Thursday, condemned what he called senseless killing of innocent Nigerians through a bomb blast at the popular EFAB Mall, Abuja. The blast claimed the lives of 21 persons, including the Managing ...
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Senate moves against Senator TinubuDaily Sun
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NIFOR can create 2, 500 new jobs -Chairman – The Punch


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NIFOR can create 2, 500 new jobs -Chairman
The Punch
The Chairman, Governing Board of the Nigerian Institute for Oil Palm Research, Benin, Senator Lee Meaba, said on Thursday that the institute had the capacity to create 2,500 jobs. Meaba said this in Benin when he led other board members and ...
Forum Expresses Support For OshiomholeNigerian Observer
Edo APC Woman Leader Hails Nation's DemocracyAllAfrica.com

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Lagos Explosion Was A Car Bombing – Osun Defender


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Lagos Explosion Was A Car Bombing
Osun Defender
Contrary to information sent out by Lagos State officials that yesterday's explosion in the Apapa area of Lago scame from a gasoline tanker explosion,SaharaReporters has now learned that the frightening event was a car bombing. Two security sources ...
Police Commence Investigation Into Lagos ExplosionLeadership Newspapers
Lagos urges calm over explosion in ApapaThe Guardian Nigeria
Police Explain The Lagos 'Bomb' Explosion Incidence360Nobs.com
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Fayemi’s concession of defeat a propaganda – Fayose – Nigerian Tribune


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Fayemi's concession of defeat a propaganda – Fayose
Nigerian Tribune
THE Ekiti State governor-elect, Mr Ayo Fayose, on Thursday in Abuja, said that the concession of incumbent governor Kayode Fayemi to defeat was a propaganda stunt aimed at eliciting public sympathy. Fayose told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that ...
'Ekiti election a turning point for democracy'The Guardian Nigeria
Ekiti 2014: APC May Sue Over Abuse Of Human RightsP.M. News
Ekiti: APC Heading To Court For Infractions – Lai MohammedCHANNELS
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16 Soldiers Feared Dead as Armed men Attack Military Post in Borno – Nigerian Bulletin


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16 Soldiers Feared Dead as Armed men Attack Military Post in Borno
Nigerian Bulletin
A military post in Bulabulin Ngaura of Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State according to media reports was on Tuesday attacked by armed men suspected to be members of the Islamist Boko Haram sect. The insurgents reportedly killed about 16 ...
Nigeria's government denies latest Boko Haram mass abduction claimsRaw Story
Boko Haram Attacks Borno Military Post|21 Soldiers & 5 Civilians KilledBella Naija
BORNO: Damboa Mass Abduction– What Shattima Planed To DoOsun Defender
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PDP blames latest bombings on Jonathan – spyghana.com


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PDP blames latest bombings on Jonathan
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wpid-Jonathan-200jpg-6000.jpg The leadership of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Wednesday alleged that the recent spate of bombings being carried out across the country was the handiwork of President Goodluck Jonathan's political ...

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There was no point dividing the nation on the basis of political party – spyghana.com


There was no point dividing the nation on the basis of political party
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Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha of Imo state has urged the Federal Government to revisit the report of the Oputa Panel for the peace and progress of the country. Okorocha made the call on Wednesday at a special tribute session organised by ...

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There was no point dividing the nation on the basis of political party – spyghana.com


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There was no point dividing the nation on the basis of political party
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Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha of Imo state has urged the Federal Government to revisit the report of the Oputa Panel for the peace and progress of the country. Okorocha made the call on Wednesday at a special tribute session organised by ...
2015: Okorocha and Imo's tough choiceThe Punch

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Lagos Pastor’s “Ritualist Den” Uncovered – Bella Naija


Bella Naija

Lagos Pastor's “Ritualist Den” Uncovered
Bella Naija
A ritualists' den allegedly owned by a pastor, was uncovered at Ogolonto area of Ikorodu Lagos yesterday. Eight victims who were reportedly abducted from different regions of the country were rescued from the den according to Vanguard. The den, which is ...
Ritualists' Den Uncovered, Eight Kidnapped Victims Rescued in LagosVanguard

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Anger As Kutigi Walks Out Journalists From Confab Plenary – AllAfrica.com


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Anger As Kutigi Walks Out Journalists From Confab Plenary
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Abuja — Journalists covering the ongoing National Conference were embarrassed on Wednesday, as the Chairman of the conference, Idris Kutigi, ordered them to 'disappear' from the plenary. This was, however, on the request of the Conference Committee ...
Today: Justice Kutigi Orders Reporters Out of Confab, Calls Them Threats to ...Nigerian Bulletin
Anger as Kutigi walks journalists out of confabNigerian Tribune
Kutigi Expels Journalists From Confab SessionDaily Times Nigeria
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Boko Haram scourge almost like a civil war, says Jonathan – BusinessDay


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Boko Haram scourge almost like a civil war, says Jonathan
BusinessDay
President Goodluck Jonathan has likened the terrorism challenge in the country to the Nigerian civil war, describing it as even worse. The president also noted that while the civil war had set the government fighting against a known rebel army demarcated by ...
National unrest: Boko Haram is worse than the civil war – JonathanDailyPost Nigeria
Jonathan - Boko Haram Insurgency Worse Than Civil WarAllAfrica.com
Boko Haram worse than civil war, Jonathan insistsDaily Sun
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Governing Anambra Is Not As Difficult As They Say – - Obiora Okonkwo – Vanguard


Governing Anambra Is Not As Difficult As They Say - - Obiora Okonkwo
Vanguard
DR. Obiora Okonkwo, political scientist and entrepreneur is the coordinator of Anambra State Good Governance Forum (ASGGOF) and leader of Nzuko Imeobi Idemili North and South, the apex socio cultural and political organization of Idemili in Anambra ...

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Police Promise Peaceful Elections Across The Country – Daily Times Nigeria


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Police Promise Peaceful Elections Across The Country
Daily Times Nigeria
Still reeling from the successful conduct of the Ekiti state governorship elections, the Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of security during the elections, Mr. Ballah Nasarawa, has said that elections in Nigeria could only get better. He said the police ...
Expect more peaceful elections in 2015, says AIGThe Punch
Ekiti 2014 Analysis: Why June 21 And June 12 Elections Are Incomparable ...Osun Defender

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N27 billion Bank PHB fraud: Why court stopped Atuche’s bid to stall trial – Osun Defender


Osun Defender

N27 billion Bank PHB fraud: Why court stopped Atuche's bid to stall trial
Osun Defender
Francis Atuche, Elizabeth Atuche and Ugo Anyanwu are standing trial on a 47-count charge for allegedly stealing N27.5 billion from Bank PHB. Justice Lateefat Okunnu of a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja, today (Wednesday) stopped further attempts by a ...

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N27 billion Bank PHB fraud: Court stops Atuche’s bid to stall trial – Premium Times


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N27 billion Bank PHB fraud: Court stops Atuche's bid to stall trial
Premium Times
Francis Atuche, Elizabeth Atuche and Ugo Anyanwu are standing trial on a 47-count charge for allegedly stealing N27.5 billion from Bank PHB. Justice Lateefat Okunnu of a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja, today (Wednesday) stopped further attempts by a ...
I take holy communion, I can't steal —AtucheNigerian Tribune
N27.5 Bn Fraud: Court Stops Atuche's Bid to Stall TrialCHANNELS
"I Am Not a Thief," Atuche Tells CourtVanguard
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Murder: Court Jails 4 Internet Fraudsters Over Killing Of Couple – Leadership Newspapers


Murder: Court Jails 4 Internet Fraudsters Over Killing Of Couple
Leadership Newspapers
An Ogun State High Court in Isabo, Abeokuta, yesterday, remanded four suspected Internet fraudsters, popularly called Yahoo Yahoo boys, in prison for allegedly killing a couple, Muritala Salami and his wife, Sabiat Salami at Owode-Egba, in Obafemi-Owode ...

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‘NDLEA Apprehended 87813 Suspected Drug Traffickers In 23 Years’ – Leadership Newspapers


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'NDLEA Apprehended 87813 Suspected Drug Traffickers In 23 Years'
Leadership Newspapers
Chairman/chief executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Ahmadu Giade has said that Nigeria has made significant progress in counter-narcotics campaign. The NDLEA boss stated this as the country joins the world to commemorate ...
NDLEA seized 3582563.072kg of drug, apprehended 87813 traffickers in 20 yearsWorldStage
NDLEA Arrests 11 School Kids For Drug Trafficking360Nobs.com
NDLEA Arrests School Children & Hotel Manager in Kaduna for Alleged Drug ...Bella Naija

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We are committed to transforming Delta, says Uduaghan – WorldStage


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We are committed to transforming Delta, says Uduaghan
WorldStage
Delta State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan, CON has reiterated his government's commitment to transforming the state in its quest to ensure that the state's economy thrives beyond reliance on oil. He stated this yesterday at the opening ceremony of the ...

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FG approves N14.7bn contract for FCT community – The Punch


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FG approves N14.7bn contract for FCT community
The Punch
The Federal Government on Wednesday approved a N14.7bn contract for the provision of engineering infrastructure at Gidan Daya Urban Renewal Site in the Gidan Daya Area of Kurudu District of the Federal Capital Territory. The Gidan Daya Area is where ...
Fec okays N14bn infrastructure contract for Abuja metropolisNigerian Tribune
Nyanya Labour Camp To Be Demolishedspyghana.com
FEC Approves N14bn for Kurudu DevelopmentTHISDAY Live
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Tension at confab, as aggrieved military veterans threaten showdown – Nigerian Tribune


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Tension at confab, as aggrieved military veterans threaten showdown
Nigerian Tribune
MILITARY pensioners under the auspices of Coalition of Aggrieved Nigerian Military Veterans, on Wednesday, stormed the venue of the ongoing national conference to vent their anger against the Federal Government. The retired military officers were at the ...
Military veterans protest against unpaid salary increase at confabThe Guardian Nigeria
Military Pensioners Besiege National CONFAB Over Unpaid AllowancesPremium Times

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Tension at confab, as aggrieved military veterans threaten showdown – Nigerian Tribune


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Tension at confab, as aggrieved military veterans threaten showdown
Nigerian Tribune
MILITARY pensioners under the auspices of Coalition of Aggrieved Nigerian Military Veterans, on Wednesday, stormed the venue of the ongoing national conference to vent their anger against the Federal Government. The retired military officers were at the ...
Military veterans protest against unpaid salary increase at confabThe Guardian Nigeria
Military pensioners besiege National Confab over unpaid allowancesPremium Times

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Court remands 4 ‘Yahoo’ boys over killing of couple in Ogun – Nigerian Tribune


Court remands 4 'Yahoo' boys over killing of couple in Ogun
Nigerian Tribune
FOUR 'yahoo' boys, on Wednesday, were remanded in prison, on the order of an Ogun State High Court sitting in Isabo, for allegedly killing a couple, identified as Muraina and Sabiat Salami, in Owode-Egba area of the state. The suspects were arraigned ...
4 'Yahoo boys' remanded for murderP.M. News

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N27.5 Bn Fraud: Court Stops Atuche’s Bid to Stall Trial – CHANNELS


N27.5 Bn Fraud: Court Stops Atuche's Bid to Stall Trial
CHANNELS
Francis_Atuche Justice Lateefa Okunnu of a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja, today stopped further attempts by a former Managing Director of Bank PHB, Mr. Francis Atuche to delay trial in a N27.5Billion suit instituted against him and two other defendants by ...

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21 Boko Haram Suspects Arrested in Enugu – THISDAY Live


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21 Boko Haram Suspects Arrested in Enugu
THISDAY Live
Less than two weeks after suspected members of Boko Haram were arrested in Abia state, another set of 21 suspects believed to be members of the Islamic group travelling to Kano with several military uniforms concealed inside a luxurious bus were ...
More than 50 suspected Boko Haram insurgents arrested in EnuguDailyPost Nigeria
Cameroon Arrests 40 Boko Haram SuspectsBella Naija
Islamic Leader Berates Can Over Attack On JNIAllAfrica.com
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Name HYPPADEC Secretariat After Late Kuta, Senate Urges FG – Leadership Newspapers


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Name HYPPADEC Secretariat After Late Kuta, Senate Urges FG
Leadership Newspapers
The Senate, on Wednesday, urged the Federal Government to name the secretariat of the Hydro Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC) after late Sen. Dahiru Kuta. The Senate also resolved to send a delegation to condole with the ...
Senate Urges FG To Rename HYPERDEC Headquarters After KutaDaily Times Nigeria
Senate adjourns over Kuta's deathDaily Sun
National Assembly Suspends Plenary for KutaTHISDAY Live
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UPDATE 1-Explosion near shopping centre in Nigerian capital – witnesses – Reuters Africa


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UPDATE 1-Explosion near shopping centre in Nigerian capital - witnesses
Reuters Africa
(Adds second witness, details and background). ABUJA, June 25 (Reuters) - An explosion rocked an area near an upscale shopping centre in the Nigerian capital Abuja on Wednesday, two witnesses said. It was not immediately clear what caused the blast or ...
Explosion near shopping centre in Nigerian capital - witnessesReuters UK
Blast rocks shopping centre in Nigeria capital: Rescue agencyZee News
Nigeria: Abuja shopping centre hit by blastBBC News
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Ekiti Polls Not Free, Fair, Says Sani – Osun Defender


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Ekiti Polls Not Free, Fair, Says Sani
Osun Defender
Human rights activist, Mallam Sheu Sani, has said that the Ekiti governorship election was not free and fair. This position expressed by the President, Civil Rights Congress of Nigeria, ran contrary to the widespread belief that the election was credible, free and ...
US Tasks INEC, Political Parties On Credible Elections In 2015Leadership Newspapers
Jega promises better conduct of gubernatorial election in OsunDailyPost Nigeria
Ekiti Ohanaeze commends Fayose, INEC on credible pollsDaily Sun
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Nigerian press agog with court’s decision against defecting governors, missing … – StarAfrica.com


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Nigerian press agog with court's decision against defecting governors, missing ...
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Nigerian newspapers were on Wednesday awash with the decision of the Federal High Court in Abuja to throw out the suit filed by the national ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) to oust its five governors that defected to the opposition All Progressives ...
NIGERIA: PDP's Suit to Force out Defected Governors Suffers SetbackCodewit World News
Defection of Amaechi, others: Court strikes out PDP's suitNigerian Tribune
DEFECTION: Court Adjourns Suit Against Amaechi, Others IndefinitelyOsun Defender
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Alaafin remains one of the most revered monarchs in Nigeria – spyghana.com


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Alaafin remains one of the most revered monarchs in Nigeria
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A former governor of Oyo State, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala, said on Tuesday that his relationship with the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, remains cordial. Alao-Akala told newsmen in Ogbomoso that the Alaafin remains one of the most revered ...

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Confab: Over 2000 Nigerians in prisons abroad – P.M. News


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Confab: Over 2000 Nigerians in prisons abroad
P.M. News
The National Conference Committee on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora Matters said on Tuesday that no fewer than 2,048 Nigerians are serving various jail terms abroad. The committee, headed by former Under-Secretary General of UN, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari ...
National Conference Approves Voting Right for Nigerians in DiasporaPremium Times
National Conference: Committee okays Diaspora voting in 2015The Punch
Members Seek Prisone: With reports that there are oveCodewit World News
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US Tasks INEC, Political Parties On Credible Elections In 2015 – Leadership Newspapers


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US Tasks INEC, Political Parties On Credible Elections In 2015
Leadership Newspapers
The United States Department of States in Washington, DC yesterday urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), political parties and security agencies in Nigeria to ensure credible elections in the country in 2015. Ms. Marie Harf, the ...
INEC will replicate Ekiti success in Osun, 2015 polls – JegaPremium Times
Jega promises better conduct of gubernatorial election in OsunDailyPost Nigeria
Ekiti Ohanaeze commends Fayose, INEC on credible pollsDaily Sun
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Obiano Reviews 100 Days In Office, Prioritises Security – CHANNELS


CHANNELS

Obiano Reviews 100 Days In Office, Prioritises Security
CHANNELS
Willie Obiano1 The Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano, has marked his 100 days in office, emphasising that security is the topmost priority of his administration. In a special broadcast on Wednesday to mark the event, Governor Obiona pointed out that no ...
Obiano's First 100 Days - How Far?Vanguard

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Nigeria kills three pirates – TradeWinds


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Nigeria kills three pirates
TradeWinds
Nigerian forces have killed three pirates who attacked a joint task force (JTF) patrol boat. JTF spokesman Mustapha Anka told All Africa Global Media that 30 men armed with AK-47s in two speedboats took on its troops. A soldier and two vessel operators ...

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Boko Haram abducts 60 women, girls in northeast Nigeria – The Express Tribune


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Boko Haram abducts 60 women, girls in northeast Nigeria
The Express Tribune
Analysts say kidnapping could be an attempt to refocus attention on group's demands for release of militant fighters. By AFP. Published: June 25, 2014. Tweet · Share this article Print this page Email. A file photo taken on April 30, 2013 shows a soldier ...
40 suspected Boko Haram members arrested in CameroonDailyPost Nigeria
Boko Haram abductions in Nigeria hit 400Al-Bawaba
Nigerian militants abduct 60 women, girlsSky News Australia

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Minister Tasks Schools On Security – Vanguard


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Minister Tasks Schools On Security
Vanguard
Abuja — Supervising Minister of Education, Mr. Nyesom Wike, yesterday, tasked all educational institutions across the country to improve on security around their premises, in liaison with relevant security agencies, to avoid the condemnable targeting of ...
Minister urges schools to improve on securityDaily Sun
Wike Urges Schools to Liaise with Security AgenciesTHISDAY Live

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Bayelsa Assembly Tackles Dickson Over Education System – AllAfrica.com


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Bayelsa Assembly Tackles Dickson Over Education System
AllAfrica.com
Yenagoa — The Bayelsa States House of Assembly has tackled the Governor Seriake Dickson-led government over lack of supervision of the education system in the state. It called on the government to be serious with its declaration of a state of emergency ...
Bayelsa seaport to cost N150bn – DicksonThe Punch
Seriake Dickson commits N150bn for Agge Deep seaport Projectspyghana.com

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