Monthly Archives: December 2016

President Buhari, Saraki, Dogara, others grace Tambuwal daughter’s wedding – Vanguard


Vanguard

President Buhari, Saraki, Dogara, others grace Tambuwal daughter's wedding
Vanguard
Sokoto – President Muhammadu Buhari was among thousands of well-wishers who graced the wedding Fatiha of the daughter of Gov. Aminu Tambuwal in Sokoto on Saturday. Buhari was represented by the Leader of the Federal Government delegation and ...
Lovely photos from lavish wedding of Sokoto state governor's daughterNAIJ.COM
Gov Tambuwal presents N204b budget 2017 proposal for SokotoNaija247news
Photos from the pre-wedding dinner of daughter of Sokoto state governor, Aminu TambuwalGistmaster (blog)

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Ignoring IMF, World Bank advice got me sacked in 1985 – Buhari – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM

Ignoring IMF, World Bank advice got me sacked in 1985 - Buhari
NAIJ.COM
President Muhammadu Buhari has said his refusal to adhere to an advice from the IMF, World Bank to devalue the Naira and increase prices of fuel and flour, led to the coup against him as military the Head of State in 1985. Buhari reveals why he was ...
Army presents captured Boko Haram flag to BuhariThe News
Why I was removed as Military Head of State - President BuhariDaily Trust
I was removed in 1985 for ignoring IMF, World Bank advice- BuhariThe Nation Newspaper
NTA News -TheCable -BuzzNigeria.com
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Buhari signs 17 bills into law in two months – News24 Nigeria


News24 Nigeria

Buhari signs 17 bills into law in two months
News24 Nigeria
Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Endangered Species Control of International Trade and Traffic Amendment Act 2016, earlier passed by the National Assembly. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that with the signing of the ...
Budget 2017: Buhari, Saraki meet to discuss national issuesNaija247news
What Nigerians Should Expect From NASS In 2017 – SarakiLeadership Newspapers
Between the Senate and Babachir LawalVanguard
Premium Times -NAIJ.COM -Nigeria Master Web -Guardian
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Defense headquarters dismisses Shekau’s video, warns Boko Haram fighters – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM

Defense headquarters dismisses Shekau's video, warns Boko Haram fighters
NAIJ.COM
Defense headquarters spokesperson Rabe Abubakar says Shekau's video was a ruse and warned Boko Haram fighters that their leader would be captured soon. The Defense Headquarters in Abuja has assured Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau that his ...
Harvesting hope in the soil of doubtThe Punch
The Great Victory in SambisaDaily Trust
Shekau is a coward, his days are numbered - ArmyDaily Post Nigeria
The Nation Newspaper -Pulse Nigeria -USA TODAY -News24
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On 33 Years Of Truncating Democracy Buhari Says: I Opposed Devaluation In 1984 And Was Overthrown – The Whistler


The Whistler

On 33 Years Of Truncating Democracy Buhari Says: I Opposed Devaluation In 1984 And Was Overthrown
The Whistler
On the eve of his truncating democracy by overthrowing the government of President Shehu Shagari, President Muhammadu Buhari has attributed the fall of his regime in 1984 to his opposition to the devaluation of the Naira, and vowed to oppose same again ...

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Buhari fighting political foes, not corruption— Fayose – Vanguard


The Punch

Buhari fighting political foes, not corruption— Fayose
Vanguard
Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has once again declared that President Muhammadu Buhari was only fighting his perceived political foes under the guise of fighting corruption, while at the same time trying to make sure that no opposition ...
2017: Let's hope for better Nigeria, says FayoseThe Punch
Fayose's Empty Stomach Infrastructure! By Tope MichaelSaharaReporters.com
Budget padding, 'Aisha belongs in the other room'… top 6 political controversies of 2016TheCable
Pulse Nigeria -Gistmaster (blog)
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International observers to witness Nnamdi Kanu trial – Vanguard


The Punch

International observers to witness Nnamdi Kanu trial
Vanguard
Enugu – Leadership of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has stated that international observers will witness the January 10, 2017 trial of their leader, Nnamdi Kanu. According to the organisation, International human rights organisations ...
Biafra: IPOB accuses Buhari of plotting to eliminate detained membersNAIJ.COM
International observers to monitor IPOB leader Kanu's court sessionThe Punch

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How Adeboye entered the Ekiti political circus – Vanguard


Vanguard

How Adeboye entered the Ekiti political circus
Vanguard
How the Man of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye became entangled in the ever unfolding political theatrics in Ekiti State would amuse even those that had become accustomed to the subterfuge that is ever on offer in that state. Pastor Adeboye's Master, Jesus ...
Adeboye, Fulani Herdsmen And Buhari's Conspiracy Of Silence, By Sayo AkintolaThe Streetjournal

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How Adeboye entered the Ekiti political circus – Vanguard


How Adeboye entered the Ekiti political circus
Vanguard
How the Man of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye became entangled in the ever unfolding political theatrics in Ekiti State would amuse even those that had become accustomed to the subterfuge that is ever on offer in that state. Pastor Adeboye's Master, Jesus ...

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We’ve foiled more plans by Boko Haram, kidnappers— DSS – Vanguard


The Nation Newspaper

We've foiled more plans by Boko Haram, kidnappers— DSS
Vanguard
The Department of State Security Service, DSS said yesterday that they have foiled plots by Boko Haram terrorists and kidnappers to unleash mayhem in various parts of the country during the Yuletide. DSS OPERATIVES. Similarly, the secret police have ...
DSS arrest 3 suspected terrorists in KanoNews24 Nigeria
DSS arrests 23 terrorists, kidnappers across NigeriaNAIJ.COM
More Boko Haram Members Captured by The DSSBella Naija
Premium Times -The News -The Nation Newspaper -Pulse Nigeria
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Where is Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo? – Vanguard


Nigeria Today

Where is Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo?
Vanguard
ABUJA-Where is Vice President Yemi Osinbajo? This appears to be the question in the air right now both at the presidential Villa, Abuja and in the country. To many followers of his itineraries and programmes since took the oath of office on May 29 ...
Osinbajo VP jets out of Nigeria for end of year vacationPulse Nigeria

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Court orders Osun CP to arrest Oluwo – The Punch


The Punch

Court orders Osun CP to arrest Oluwo
The Punch
A magistrate's court sitting in Osogbo, Osun State has ordered the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr. Fimihan Adeoye, to arrest the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, and bring him to court on January 6, 2017. The magistrate, Olusola Aluko ...
Again, Iwo monarch shuns courtPremium Times
Interesting times for Iwo monarchThe Nation Newspaper
Court Orders Osun Police Commissioner To Arrest Oluwo of Iwo LandNigerian Bulletin
Politics Nigeria
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Nasarawa Police Command Highlights Successes – CHANNELS TELEVISION


CHANNELS TELEVISION

Nasarawa Police Command Highlights Successes
CHANNELS TELEVISION
Nasarawa Police Command Highlights Successes The Nasarawa Police Command said it has achieved relative success in the months of November and December in its task of ridding the state of criminals. This was disclosed during the parade of 39 ...
5 arrested for killing Chinese, Nigeria police officer, two othersPremium Times
Police parade abductor of 4-year-old girlDaily Trust

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No APC chieftain killed in Taraba – Police – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

No APC chieftain killed in Taraba - Police
Daily Post Nigeria
The Taraba State Police Command on Friday said no All Progressives Congress chieftain was killed in the state by miscreants. The news of the killing was said to be contained in the news flash of a private television station on Friday. The police ...
APC Party alleges bias in Taraba SIEC compositionPulse Nigeria
APC alleges bias in composition of Taraba electoral bodyGuardian

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Police Caught 72-year-old Man With Human Skull In Osun – Leadership Newspapers


CHANNELS TELEVISION

Police Caught 72-year-old Man With Human Skull In Osun
Leadership Newspapers
Osun State police command on Friday arrested seventy-two-year old Idris Ajao for being in possession of human skull. Ajao who was nabbed at Iwo, however blamed his action on the devil claiming that his action was a big mistake. The suspect claimed to ...
72-year-old man caught with human skull in Osun says “Na mistake”Daily Trust

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N3.5bn Fraud: EFCC To Quiz Ex-Unilorin VC , Successor – Leadership Newspapers


The Nation Newspaper

N3.5bn Fraud: EFCC To Quiz Ex-Unilorin VC , Successor
Leadership Newspapers
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is expected to quiz the immediate vice-chancellor of the University of Ilorin, , Prof. Ishaq Oloyede and the incumbent, Prof. Abdulganiyu Ambali over alleged disappearance of N2 billion. It was ...
Unilorin factional ASUU condemns petition against former VCDaily Trust
Nigeria: N3.5 Billion Fraud - ASUU Petitions EFCC Against JAMB RegistrarAllAfrica.com
ASUU, group vow to keep petition against JAMB registrar, UNILORIN VC aliveThe Nation Newspaper
The Eagle Online
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New Year: NSCDC deploys extra 10000 for security – Daily Trust


Daily Trust

New Year: NSCDC deploys extra 10000 for security
Daily Trust
The Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Muhammadu, has ordered the deployment of additional 10,000 personnel to beef up security during the New Year celebrations. This is in addition to the 30,000 ...
NSCDC apprehends vandal with three transformer feeders in PlateauThe Punch
New Year: Osun NSCDC assures adequate securityP.M. News (blog)

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4 times terrorists have threatened to bomb Third mainland bridge – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM

4 times terrorists have threatened to bomb Third mainland bridge
NAIJ.COM
On December 29, 2016, the police have foiled an attempt by a notorious Niger Delta militant group operating from the creeks of Ikorodu and Arepo on the outskirts of Lagos and Ogun states to blow up the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos. This is not the ...
Nigeria police foil 'plot' to blow up key Lagos bridgeNews24
Nigerian police say they foil plot to bomb Lagos bridgeNew Jersey Herald
Nigerian police arrest man suspected of Lagos bridge bomb plotBusiness Insider
Information Nigeria -Daily Trust -Naija247news -ODF Report
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Two killed as Fulani, Igbos clash in Enugu over N100 – News24 Nigeria


News24 Nigeria

Two killed as Fulani, Igbos clash in Enugu over N100
News24 Nigeria
Enugu - An inter-ethnic clash in Gariki Market in Enugu state has resulted in the death of two people which also resulted in the burning of a mosque. Naij earlier reported about the fracas which occurred on Thursday, December 29 was also confirmed by ...
2 killed, mosque burnt as Igbo, Fulani clash in EnuguVanguard
Why Fulani, Igbo Clashed in Enugu MarketNigerian Bulletin
Looming War 2 die in Igbo, Fulani traders clash in EnuguPulse Nigeria
AllAfrica.com -Gistmaster (blog) -SIGNAL (press release) -The Punch
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The Story Of Obasanjo, Globacom Owner, Adenuga, Ribadu’s EFCC As Told By Awujale Of Ijebuland – Naija247news


Naija247news

The Story Of Obasanjo, Globacom Owner, Adenuga, Ribadu's EFCC As Told By Awujale Of Ijebuland
Naija247news
The EFCC in Lagos had come calling brusquely on Mike Adenuga (Jnr), Chairman Globacom on 9 July 2006. They broke his gate, swarmed into his house and kept him under 'arrest'. When I heard about the arrest, I called the legal firms, of Ayanlaja SAN ...
Obasanjo Mike Adenuga was only a pawn in ex-President and Atiku crisis - Oba AwujalePulse Nigeria

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In Ekiti APC denies attacking Pastor Adeboye – Pulse Nigeria


The Punch

In Ekiti APC denies attacking Pastor Adeboye
Pulse Nigeria
The Ekiti APC was alleged to have said that Adeboye praised Governor Ayo Fayose because he had collected a bribe. Published: 27 minutes ago , Refreshed: 26 minutes ago; 'Jola Sotubo. Print; eMail · Governor Ayo Fayose (L) and Pastor Enoch Adeboye ...
Ekiti 2018: Lawmaker Fears APC May Lose If Zoning Is JettisonedCHANNELS TELEVISION
Fayose asks President Muhammadu Buhari to resignVanguard
Fayose sponsoring media attacks on Adeboye – APCNAIJ.COM
Daily Post Nigeria -Daily Trust -Premium Times -Gistmaster (blog)
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Ekiti 2018: Lawmaker Fears APC May Lose If Zoning Is Jettisoned – CHANNELS TELEVISION


CHANNELS TELEVISION

Ekiti 2018: Lawmaker Fears APC May Lose If Zoning Is Jettisoned
CHANNELS TELEVISION
APC Will Challenge Wike's Commission Of Inquiry- Senator Abe A member of the Seventh House of Representatives, Honourable Bamidele Faparusi, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) would have to embrace zoning as part of the strategies to win the ...

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Between the Senate and Babachir Lawal – Vanguard


Pulse Nigeria

Between the Senate and Babachir Lawal
Vanguard
DAY after day, the National Assembly appears to be proving many anti-corruption crusaders right that the Bukola Saraki-led National Assembly is not, and can't be on the same page with President Muhammadu Buhari in the ongoing war against corruption.
Attorney General queries SGF over Northeast fundsDaily Trust

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N3.5bn scam: ASUU drags JAMB Registrar to EFCC – Daily Post Nigeria


The Punch

N3.5bn scam: ASUU drags JAMB Registrar to EFCC
Daily Post Nigeria
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Thursday petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibadan Zonal office, alleging over N2 billion fraud against the administrations of Professor Isiaq Oloyede (now JAMB registrar) and ...
Prof Oloyede, Ambali in N3.5 billion scandal as EFCC commences investigationNAIJ.COM
ASUU alleges N2bn fraud at University of IlorinThe Punch
ASUU petitions EFCC on alleged N3b fraudThe Nation Newspaper
Guardian
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Kwara focuses on IGR as Ahmed proposes N135.2bn for 2017 fiscal year – BusinessDay


BusinessDay

Kwara focuses on IGR as Ahmed proposes N135.2bn for 2017 fiscal year
BusinessDay
Having suffered acute financial constraints and depressing economic realities in the 2016 fiscal year, the Kwara state government will shift focus from almost complete reliance on Federal Allocations in 2017. The state plans to look inward and fund its ...
Nigeria: Tambuwal, Ajimobi, Ahmed Present 2017 Budget Proposals to AssembliesAllAfrica.com
Kwara proposes N135bn budget for 2017; Sokoto, N204.3bnVanguard
Governor Ahmed Presents Kwara 2017 BudgetCHANNELS TELEVISION
Premium Times -Guardian -Naija247news -The Nation Newspaper
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Abia Assembly sacks Speaker, elects new one – The Eagle Online


The Eagle Online

Abia Assembly sacks Speaker, elects new one
The Eagle Online
The Deputy Speaker of the House, Dr. Cosmos Ndukwe, who presided over the plenary, said 20 out of 24 members signed the impeachment notice. Share this: WhatsApp · Telegram · Email. Mace. The Abia State House of Assembly on Thursday elected a ...

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Abia House of Assembly elects Kennedy Njoku as speaker – Pulse Nigeria


Vanguard

Abia House of Assembly elects Kennedy Njoku as speaker
Pulse Nigeria
The new speaker, Njoku defeated Chief Chikwendu after he successfully polled 17 votes by the members of the house. Published: 06.19; Holiday Writers. Print; eMail · play (National Dailies). Abdulfatah Ahmed Creation of LCDA will generate revenue - Gov.
Abia State House Of Assembly Speaker ImpeachedSaharaReporters.com

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Akeredolu inaugurates 158-man c’ttees – Vanguard


Vanguard

Akeredolu inaugurates 158-man c'ttees
Vanguard
Akure—A 158-man Strategic Development and Policy Implementation Committee was yesterday inaugurated by the governor elect, Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, ahead of his taking over as governor in February. It is expected to develop a “blue print to Progress ...
Ondo Gov-elect Inaugurates Transition CommitteesLeadership Newspapers
Former NNPC boss, Kupolokun, heads Akeredolu transition teamPremium Times
Kupolokun heads Akeredolu's transition committeeThe Punch
BusinessDay -Pulse Nigeria -The Nation Newspaper -Guardian
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Ambode opens 500-metre link bridge in Badagry – The Nation Newspaper


The Nation Newspaper

Ambode opens 500-metre link bridge in Badagry
The Nation Newspaper
There was excitement in the air yesterday when Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode opened the Imeke-Ajido Bridge, a major link bridge in Badagry. The 500-metre bridge with sidewalk on both sides will boost tourism and enhance movement of goods ...

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Fire razes Odopetu market in Ondo – Vanguard


The Punch

Fire razes Odopetu market in Ondo
Vanguard
Akure—A mysterious fire outbreak gutted the popular Odopetu Market in Akure, the Ondo State capital and destroyed food items worth millions of naira. Mostly affected in the Wednesday night fire were shops stocked with food items expected to be sold ...
Midnight Fire In Ondo Market Destroys Goods Worth Millions Of NairaSaharaReporters.com
Fire guts Ondo market, destroys foodstuffs worth millionsThe Punch

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Still waiting for the ‘Damning Report’ on Magu – The Nation Newspaper


Guardian

Still waiting for the 'Damning Report' on Magu
The Nation Newspaper
Surely, there has to be a lot more to the Senate refusal to confirm Ibrahim Magu as chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) than the contents of what is being circulated in the media as “security report”. In all honesty, it is ...
'Magu's non-confirmation exposes Mr. President's weakness'Guardian
Magu's EFCC: Between Suspects And VictimsLeadership Newspapers

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Buhari, Bauchi President shows how sectional he is – Pulse Nigeria


The Punch

Buhari, Bauchi President shows how sectional he is
Pulse Nigeria
Buhari can shoot a video for Bauchi but can't do so for Enugu or Rivers? There's the picture of an ethnic champion. Published: 29.12.2016; Jude Egbas. Print; eMail · Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari speaks during German President Joachim Gauck's ...
Buhari Cancels Visit To Bauchi Over Weather ConditionThe Whistler

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3 buildings housing 81 police families to be demolished in Lagos – Vanguard


The News

3 buildings housing 81 police families to be demolished in Lagos
Vanguard
The Nigeria Police in Lagos State, on Thursday said three more buildings housing 81 police families would be pulled down at the Highway Police Barracks, Ikeja due to structural defects. Mr Maigari Dikko, the Deputy Inspector-General of Police (DIG), ...
Residents of distressed barracks must quit now – IdrisThe Nation Newspaper

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Recruitment: Report shortlisted candidates with questionable character – Police Command – Vanguard


The Punch

Recruitment: Report shortlisted candidates with questionable character – Police Command
Vanguard
Enugu – The Enugu State Police Command on Thursday appealed to residents and community leaders of the state to report any shortlisted candidate for police recruitment with questionable character to the command. The command's spokesman, Mr Ebere ...
Two dead, mosque burnt as Fulani, Igbo clash in Enugu market over N500Daily Post Nigeria
Two die in Enugu market clashNAIJ.COM
Two killed, mosque burnt as Igbo, Fulani clash over N100The Punch
Premium Times -P.M. News -The Nation Newspaper
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Ogun Assembly Passes 2017 Appropriation Bill With N38m Reduction – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers

Ogun Assembly Passes 2017 Appropriation Bill With N38m Reduction
Leadership Newspapers
The Ogun State House of Assembly has passed the sum of N221, 090, 844, 017. 00 as the 2017 Appropriation Bill for the State with a reduction of about N38m from the initial N221, 129,344,017.00 presented to it over a month ago by Governor Ibikunle ...
Zamfara, Ogun assemblies pass fiscal proposalsGuardian
Ogun Assembly passes N221 billion 2017 budgetPremium Times
Ogun Assembly passes 2017 appropriation bill into lawBusinessDay

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Nigerians in diaspora to vote in 2019 – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM

Nigerians in diaspora to vote in 2019
NAIJ.COM
The chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Senator Monsurat Sunmonu has said the upper chamber is pushing for Diaspora voting in the 2019 general elections. Sunmonu on Thursday, December 29, said that giving franchise to Nigerians abroad ...
Expect better Senate-Presidency relationship in 2017 – Sen. SunmonuVanguard
2017 budget will address challenges of Nigeria's foreign missions – Sen. SunmonuDaily Trust

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Amosun’s N1.5 billion payment to ex-appointees spark protests in Ogun – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM

Amosun's N1.5 billion payment to ex-appointees spark protests in Ogun
NAIJ.COM
Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun state has paid the severance allowance of his former appointees. Amosun's N1.5 billion payment to ex-appointees sparks protests in Ogun. File photo of Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun state. Former governor, Otunba ...
Former Ogun political office holders get N1.5 billion severance payPremium Times
'I've good relationship with Amosun'The Nation Newspaper
Amosun pays N1.5bn to 663 ex-political office holdersVanguard
Leadership Newspapers -Pulse Nigeria -CHANNELS TELEVISION -TheCable
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What Happened After Train Crash In Kaduna – CHANNELS TELEVISION


CHANNELS TELEVISION

What Happened After Train Crash In Kaduna
CHANNELS TELEVISION
Railway corporation, Train service A passenger train, carrying soldiers and civilians traveling from Kano to Lagos state is said to have collided with a trailer at a railway crossing in Kaduna state. Although the train was said to have cut the trailer ...
Train carrying Nigerians soldiers, civilians crashes into trailer in KadunaVanguard
Lagos-bound train crashes into trailer in KadunaNAIJ.COM
Bread hawker, friend injured in Kaduna train crashDaily Trust
Pulse Nigeria -The Nation Newspaper
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Three council chiefs sacked in Jigawa state – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM

Three council chiefs sacked in Jigawa state
NAIJ.COM
The caretaker committee chairmen of three local government areas have been sacked by Jigawa state governor, Badaru Abubakar. Alhaji Adamu Abdulkadir Fanini, the Secretary to the State Government, in a statement said the affected LGAs are Guri, Jahun ...
Jigawa governor sacks three council chiefsNaija247news
Jigawa govt fires 3 LG chairmenTheCable

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Federal permsec bolts away with 40 cars, says Lai Mohammed – Vanguard


Politics Nigeria

Federal permsec bolts away with 40 cars, says Lai Mohammed
Vanguard
A former Federal permanent secretary, abbreviated as permsec, retired from office recently and bolted away with 40 brand new SUVs and other vehicles. The startling revelation was made today by Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, ...
Nigerian govt 'recovers 40 new SUVs, other vehicles from Perm Sec'Premium Times
FG to introduce electronic declaration of assets in 2017NAIJ.COM

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FRSC says 6 people die in Anambra – Daily Trust


Daily Trust

FRSC says 6 people die in Anambra
Daily Trust
The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) says no fewer than six people lost their lives in road crashes in Anambra in the last seven days. The FRSC Sector Commander, Mr Sunday Ajayi, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of ...
187 died in 289 road crashes in nine days – FRSCThe Punch
Bloody Christmas: 187 people killed road accidents - FRSCNAIJ.COM
Yuletide: 187 Lives Lost To Road Crashes – FRSCLeadership Newspapers
Premium Times -Vanguard -The Nation Newspaper -The Eagle Online
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Borno IDP camps: Children die of hunger as officials steal food supplies (Photos, video) – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM

Borno IDP camps: Children die of hunger as officials steal food supplies (Photos, video)
NAIJ.COM
In spite of the tough anti-corruption stand of the present administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, investigations have revealed that children are dying in great numbers in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps Borno state as a result of the ...
Adamawa Govt To Close Down IDPs Camps JanuaryLeadership Newspapers
UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION: In Borno, children are dying at IDP camps, foodstuffs are 'disappearing' at SEMA storeTheCable
Adamawa begins closure of IDP campsDaily Post Nigeria

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Pastor, 35, Remanded For Allegedly Raping 5-year-old Girl – Leadership Newspapers


Pastor, 35, Remanded For Allegedly Raping 5-year-old Girl
Leadership Newspapers
A 53-year-old Pastor, Gabriel Asateru has been ordered to be remanded in prison custody by an Ado-Ekiti Magistrate court for allegedly defiling a 5-year-old girl. The cleric, who oversees an orthodox church in the community according to the police ...

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Bagudu Swears In 18 Sole Administrators – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers

Bagudu Swears In 18 Sole Administrators
Leadership Newspapers
Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi state has vowed to overhaul the local government administration in Kebbi state in order to make it respond to the needs of the people. The governor made the pledge at the government house in Birnin Kebbi during ...
Bagudu swears in 18 sole administrators for Kebbi council areasDaily Post Nigeria
Why Kebbi is yet to conduct LG poll—Gov. BaguduVanguard
Kebbi rocks for Sanusi Youth Cup finalNigeria Football Federation
Guardian
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Senate begins process to strip President and governors of Immunity – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM

Senate begins process to strip President and governors of Immunity
NAIJ.COM
The Senate has started the process of amending section 308 of the 1999 constitution which gives the president, vice president, governors, and deputy governors immunity against prosecution while they are in office. The bill which was sponsored by ...

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1260 policemen from S-West protest transfer to northern states – Vanguard


Gistmaster

1260 policemen from S-West protest transfer to northern states
Vanguard
IBADAN—NOT fewer than 1,260 policemen from the six South West states of the country recently transferred to Northern states, especially the North East, where Boko Haram insurgency was rampant, have complained bitterly against what they termed ...
In South West 1260 policemen protest transfer to North East regionPulse Nigeria
Policemen Protest Against Transfer To North Without IncentivesInformation Nigeria
Policemen in South West grumble over new postingsThe News

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Only Biafra can bring peace to Nigeria – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM

Only Biafra can bring peace to Nigeria
NAIJ.COM
The Movement for the Actualisation for a Sovereign State Of Biafra (MASSOB) has said that the only thing that can bring peace to Nigeria and end the Igbo agitation is for Biafra to be granted. The Sun reports that the pro-Biafra group promised to ...
Creation of Biafran nation'll end Igbo agitation— BIMVanguard
MASSOB 'Only achievement of Biafra can bring peace to Nigeria,' Group saysPulse Nigeria
Ndigbo needs Nigeria as Nigeria needs them, by Izuoma IbeThe Eagle Online
Guardian
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UPDATE: Police arrest militant attempting to bomb 3rd Mainland Bridge (photo) – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM

UPDATE: Police arrest militant attempting to bomb 3rd Mainland Bridge (photo)
NAIJ.COM
The Nigerian police have arrested a 43-year-old man, Abiodun Amos (aka Senti), as the leader of a militant gang with some other people at large, plotting to bomb the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos, Premium Times reports. The police authorities in Abuja ...
Nigerian police arrest man suspected of Lagos bridge bomb plotDaily Mail
Nigerian Police Say They Foil Plot to Bomb Lagos BridgeNew York Times
Police foil plots to bomb Lagos Third Mainland BridgeNews24 Nigeria
The Streetjournal -Nigerian Observer -Vanguard -TheCable
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Buhari to shake-up cabinet in 2017 – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM

Buhari to shake-up cabinet in 2017
NAIJ.COM
President Muhammadu Buhari is going to shock a lot of Nigerians with his latest move which will see to the reshuffle of his cabinet while Asiwaju Bola Tinubu will also be pacified, Daily Sun reports. A top source in government who spoke on the ...
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Abubakar lll Sultan of Sokoto rejects equal inheritance bill – Pulse Nigeria


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Abubakar lll Sultan of Sokoto rejects equal inheritance bill
Pulse Nigeria
Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar lll has rejected that a bill that seeks to ensure that men and women get equal rights to inheritance. Published: 4 minutes ago; Holiday Writers. Print; eMail · Sultan of Sokoto play. Sultan of Sokoto. (Pulse ) ...
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TB Joshua releases his prophetic message for 2017 – NAIJ.COM


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TB Joshua releases his prophetic message for 2017
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rophet T.B. Joshua, the controversial pastor and founder of the Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN), has released a new and rather alarming prophecy about President Muhammady Buhari's administration in 2017. The latest message by Prophet T.B. ...
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Buhari has failed Nigerians – Shekarau – Daily Post Nigeria


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Buhari has failed Nigerians – Shekarau
Daily Post Nigeria
Former governor of Kano State, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau has given his verdict on the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. According to him, Buhari had disappointed Nigerians over his failure to implement policies capable of making life more ...
Buhari has failed Nigerians - Former minister Ibrahim ShekarauNAIJ.COM
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Pastor, 53, in prison over rape of 5-year-old in Ekiti – Daily Post Nigeria


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Pastor, 53, in prison over rape of 5-year-old in Ekiti
Daily Post Nigeria
A magistrate court sitting in Ado-Ekiti has ordered a Pastor, Gabriel Asateru, 53, to be remanded in prison custody over alleged defilement of a 5-year-old girl. The police prosecutor, Bayo Ajiboye had told the court that the accused committed the ...
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Chibok girls kept from family over Christmas – Vanguard


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Chibok girls kept from family over Christmas
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A group of 21 Nigerian Chibok girls brought home for Christmas after almost three years in captivity were prevented from celebrating at home with their families, several sources told AFP on Wednesday. The 21 were among more than 200 mostly Christian ...
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Boko Haram: Army recovers Shekau’s personal Qur’an, flag – Daily Post Nigeria


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Boko Haram: Army recovers Shekau's personal Qur'an, flag
Daily Post Nigeria
Major General Lucky Irabor, Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, on Wednesday, disclosed that, that Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau left his personal belongings, including a Quran and a flag when the army took over Camp Zero in the ...
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Boko Haram member arrested with Qur’an, chaplet on his neck, others seek refuge in Abuja – Vanguard


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Boko Haram member arrested with Qur'an, chaplet on his neck, others seek refuge in Abuja
Vanguard
A Boko Haram member arrested on Tuesday in Abuja has made a frightening confession: many of his colleagues are seeking refuge in the Federal Capital. The Boko Haram militant, identified as Usman, gave the confession after his arrest by officials of ...
Arrested Boko Haram commander warns of attacks on AbujaNews24 Nigeria
Another suspected fleeing Boko Haram member arrested in Abuja (photo)NAIJ.COM
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SERAP Urges EFCC To Investigate Alleged Diversion Of Chibok School Fund – Leadership Newspapers


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SERAP Urges EFCC To Investigate Alleged Diversion Of Chibok School Fund
Leadership Newspapers
Civil society organisation, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) immediately investigate alleged diversion of the N500 million Safe School fund budgeted for the ...
'N500 million Chibok safe school fund missing'Guardian

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Garba Shehu Presidential spokesman says appointments to FG boards, agencies may be announced early 2017 – Pulse Nigeria


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Garba Shehu Presidential spokesman says appointments to FG boards, agencies may be announced early 2017
Pulse Nigeria
Garba Shehu made this known in an interactive session with State House correspondents in Abuja on Tuesday. Published: 27.12.2016 , Refreshed: 2 minutes ago; Pulse News Agency Local By NAN. Print; eMail · President's spokesman, Mallam Shehu play.
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Nigerian government uncovers 50000 ghost workersTVC News
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Aregbesola pardons two death-row inmates – The Nation Newspaper


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Aregbesola pardons two death-row inmates
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Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, on Wednesday granted amnesty to four death-row prison inmates in four South West prisons. The Director of Public Prosecutions in the state, Mr. Pomade Adeniji, announced the amnesty in a statement in Osogbo.
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Undercover female police officer arrests kidnap suspect – NAIJ.COM


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Undercover female police officer arrests kidnap suspect
NAIJ.COM
The officer, a member of the police Rapid Response Squad (RRS), infiltrated the gang team. The female officer joined the as a care giver and help leak information to the police. Punch reports that the female officer was taking care of the kidnap ...
Man Arrested for Plotting to Kidnap 2-year-old in OgunBella Naija
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Fire kills 3 children in Lagos – Vanguard


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Fire kills 3 children in Lagos
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Lagos – Three children of the same parent on Wednesday died 24 hours after they suffered severe burns from the fire incident that engulfed their apartment in Ikotun Egbe area of Lagos. A correspondent who visited the scene gathered that the children ...
3 children feared dead in Lagos fire outbreakNAIJ.COM
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Politicians already stockpiling arms for 2019 polls –Security chief – NAIJ.COM


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Politicians already stockpiling arms for 2019 polls –Security chief
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... - He argues that a proposed $2.3m foreign investment was shifted from June 2016, to 2017 because of a report. There are indications that security agencies in Nigeria, will in 2017, set up investigations into intelligence reports indicating that ...
2019 Elections Politicians have already started gathering weapons – Security sourcePulse Nigeria

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IPOB blasts Yoruba supporting secret trial for Nnamdi Kanu – Vanguard


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IPOB blasts Yoruba supporting secret trial for Nnamdi Kanu
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ENUGU-LEADERSHIP of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has condemned, in strong terms, those advocating that their leader, Nnamdi Kanu should under secret trial as ruled by Justice Binta Nyako. Condemning especially some Yoruba who have been ...
IPOB slams Yoruba race for supporting Kanu's secret trialNAIJ.COM
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Harmattan: Second hand clothes dealers make brisk business in Jos – Vanguard


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Harmattan: Second hand clothes dealers make brisk business in Jos
Vanguard
Dealers in warm second hand clothes are now making brisk business in Jos as the harmattan weather continues to bite harder. People are rushing to purchase second hand clothes that will keep them warm to overcome the scourge of the cold weather.

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Fayose’s promotion of Ekiti15,000 workers a ruse, says APC – Vanguard


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Fayose's promotion of Ekiti15,000 workers a ruse, says APC
Vanguard
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has debunked claims by Governor Ayodele Fayose that he has promoted 15,000 workers in the state civil service as part of the end of the year package for civil servants. It also debunked claim by the ...
Opinion: Pastor Adeboye's endorsement of Gov. Ayo Fayose and its contradictionsNAIJ.COM
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Nigeria: President Buhari – Will 2017 Be Kinder? – AllAfrica.com


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Nigeria: President Buhari - Will 2017 Be Kinder?
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It has been one grudge fight which many knew would not be one-sided. It hasn't been! From the onset, discerning Nigerians guessed, and rightly too, that corruption, the barrel-chested and hard-hitting defending champion will change tactics. This time ...
Nigeria removes 50000 'ghost workers' from State payrollJamaica Observer
Global political icons who will be in the news for much of 2017Ventures Africa

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Newspaper Review: Obasanjo, Jonathan, others to get N400m vehicles from FG – NAIJ.COM


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Newspaper Review: Obasanjo, Jonathan, others to get N400m vehicles from FG
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The Nigerian newspaper headlines on Wednesday, December 28, have focused on the federal government's plan to buy vehicles for the nation's former heads of government and their deputies, the presidency decision to remove 50,000 ghost workers from its ...
FG to buy N400m vehicles for Obasanjo, Jonathan amidst recessionNews24 Nigeria
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Dangote truck crushes senator to death – News24 Nigeria


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Dangote truck crushes senator to death
News24 Nigeria
A truck belonging to Dangote Group has crushed, a Second Republic senator Mukhtar Abdulkarim to death. Welcome to News24 Nigeria. Login | Sign Up. Get Published! UPLOAD. Click here to upload your article · Click here to upload your photo · Click here
Truck crushes Nigerian senator to deathNAIJ.COM
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Lawyer sues FG over refusal to confirm Onnoghen as CJN – Vanguard


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Lawyer sues FG over refusal to confirm Onnoghen as CJN
Vanguard
Lagos—A Lagos based legal practitioner Chief Malcolm Omirhobo has dragged President Muhammadu Buhari before Abuja Federal High Court over his refusal to appoint Justice Walter Nkanu Onnoghen as the Chairman of the National Judicial Council.
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The year when a padded budget got missing – Vanguard


The year when a padded budget got missing
Vanguard
The outgoing year was one that saw high-drama in the processing of the budget of the Federal Government. It was the year that padding was introduced into the political phraseology of the land. The high drama that attended the processing of the 2016 ...

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Despite recession, Buhari to buy N400m cars for Obasanjo, Jonathan, IBB others – NAIJ.COM


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Despite recession, Buhari to buy N400m cars for Obasanjo, Jonathan, IBB others
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Despite the current economic recession, the President Muhammadu Buhari led APC federal government will waste over spend N400m on the purchase of vehicles for the nation's former heads of government and their deputies in 2017. According to the details ...

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Senator Okpozo dies at 81 – Daily Trust


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Senator Okpozo dies at 81
Daily Trust
A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and former deputy speaker of defunct Bendel State, Senator Francis Okpozo is dead. Senator Okpozo was said to have died in Benin City on Monday night after an illness. Okpozo was the deputy speaker of ...
Okpozo dies at 84, Okowa, APC, others mournThe Punch
Doctors couldn't diagnose dad's ailment, says Okpozo's sonThe Nation Newspaper
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Excitement as Umahi extends empowerment scheme to policemen’s wives – Vanguard


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Excitement as Umahi extends empowerment scheme to policemen's wives
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ABAKALIKI—There was excitement in police barracks across Ebonyi State as Governor David Umahi, extended his administration's empowerment programme to police officers wives in the state weekend. Umahi made this known during Christmas party ...
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2 days to wedding, policeman kills groom over missing iPhone – Vanguard


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2 days to wedding, policeman kills groom over missing iPhone
Vanguard
A Malaysian-based Nigerian, Friday Nduka, who returned home in preparation for his wedding scheduled for today, was reportedly shot dead by a police inspector, Mike Edem, attached to the NNPC Filling Station at the Control Post Junction, Owerri, Imo ...
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Sultan of Sokoto rejects bill seeking equal right for men, women – Daily Post Nigeria


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Sultan of Sokoto rejects bill seeking equal right for men, women
Daily Post Nigeria
The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa'ad Abubakar lll, on Tuesday voiced opposition to a bill seeking to ensure men and women have equal right to inheritance. The Sultan said that the bill was against Islamic religion and, therefore, unacceptable to Muslims. The ...

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Southern Kaduna Crisis: Troops Nab Two Persons With Ammunition – CHANNELS TELEVISION


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Southern Kaduna Crisis: Troops Nab Two Persons With Ammunition
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Southern Kaduna Crisis: Troops Nab Two Persons With Ammunition Troops deployed to southern Kaduna have arrested two persons in possession of live ammunition in Kagoma area of the state. The General Officer Commanding One Mechanised Division ...
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50000 ghost workers sacked, over N200bn saved in 2016 – Presidency lists notable achievements – NAIJ.COM


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50000 ghost workers sacked, over N200bn saved in 2016 - Presidency lists notable achievements
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Speaking to State House correspondents at an interactive meeting to mark the end of 2016, the senior special assistant to President Buhari on media and publicity has listed the achievements of President Buhari for 2016. According to Garba Shehu, the ...
FG bursts syndicate behind 50000 ghost workersDaily Post Nigeria
Garba Shehu Presidential spokesman says appointments to FG boards, agencies maybe announced early 2017Pulse Nigeria
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Woman stabs husband to death for failing to provide money for Christmas food – News24 Nigeria


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Woman stabs husband to death for failing to provide money for Christmas food
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Lagos - A housewife, Christiana Odo, allegedly killed her husband, Rominus, for failing to provide money for the family during Christmas celebration, Punch reports. The incident happened at the couple's home on London Barber Street, Majidun, in the ...
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Finally police gets back cars taken away by ex-IG Arase – NAIJ.COM


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Finally police gets back cars taken away by ex-IG Arase
NAIJ.COM
Sahara Reporters had earlier reported the recovery of the vehicles was the result of an order by the current IGP Ibrahim Idris that an investigation should be carried out into the purchase and distribution of vehicles by his predecessors. Finally ...
Police Recover 3 BMW Luxury Sedans And 27 Vehicles Appropriated By Ex-IGP Solomon Arase And OthersSaharaReporters.com
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Teamwork, absence of crisis facilitated LASU’s success – VC – Vanguard


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Teamwork, absence of crisis facilitated LASU's success – VC
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The Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State University, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, on Tuesday said that teamwork and absence of crisis contributed much to the success of the university in 2016. In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos, ...
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Finance Director, 9 others suspended over fraud – Vanguard


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Finance Director, 9 others suspended over fraud
Vanguard
The Kano state government has suspended a Director in the ministry of Finance and 9 staff of the Ministry of Local government over alleged diversion of millions of Naira meant for payment of salaries. This is contained in a statement signed by the ...
Kano Gov Suspends Director, 9 Others Over Salary FraudInformation Nigeria
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Kwara NULGE opposes use of consultants to pay salaries – The News


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Kwara NULGE opposes use of consultants to pay salaries
The News
Local government (LG) workers under the auspices of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), in Kwara have kicked against the appointment of consultants to prepare and pay their salaries. NULGE secretary in the state,Mr Afolabi ...
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Senate earmarks N182.5 billion for constituency projects – NAIJ.COM


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Senate earmarks N182.5 billion for constituency projects
NAIJ.COM
The Nigerian Senate is moving on with its determination to secure constituency projects for senators despite the economic recession in the nation. Senate earmarks N182.5 billion for constituency projects. According to The Guardian, the lawmakers have ...
Lawmakers spend billions on constituency projectsNaija247news
Nigerian Senators Plot to Get 2.5% of 2017 Budget For Constituency ProjectNigerian Bulletin
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Why Ibori’s men turn London to their second home – NAIJ.COM


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Why Ibori's men turn London to their second home
NAIJ.COM
On Wednesday, December 21, James Ibori, former governor of Delta state, was released from London prison having served his jail term for money laundry. And since the release, many politicians from Delta have turned London to their second home. Rather ...

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Kiss Daniel attacked while performing on stage in Calabar – NAIJ.COM


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Kiss Daniel attacked while performing on stage in Calabar
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Nigerian singer Daniel Anidugbe aka Kiss Daniel, was attacked and robbed on Monday, December 26 at the Calabar Christmas Village while he was performing. According to multiple reports, Daniel was on stage performing when the dare devil robbers ...
I wasn't robbed, says Kiss DanielThe Nation Newspaper
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Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Tuesday morning – Daily Post Nigeria


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Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Tuesday morning
Daily Post Nigeria
1. Following the takeover of the Sambisa Forest by the Nigerian Army, over 3,000 residents have returned to Damasak town. The reopening of Maiduguri – Gubio – Damasak road by the Governor of Borno State, Honorable Kashim Shettima on Sunday, ...
2016 Christmas is my best ever – Governor ShettimaNAIJ.COM
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Policeman kills man five days to wedding in Warri (photos) – NAIJ.COM


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Policeman kills man five days to wedding in Warri (photos)
NAIJ.COM
A young man, Friday Nduka, has been shot dead by a police Inspector, Mike Edem, just five days to his wedding in Owerri. The Punch reports that the victim just got back from Malaysia for his wedding in Owerri which ought to take place today, December ...
Photos: Malaysia-based Nigerian man shot dead by police at check point along Owerri Road, days before his weddingGistmaster (blog)

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Dickson commends security agencies – Vanguard


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Dickson commends security agencies
Vanguard
Yenagoa—Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has attributed the peace prevailing in the state to the commitment, dedication and sacrifices of security agencies. •Gov Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa. Dickson, at a cocktail party held in honour of ...
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Dickson hails sacrifices of security agenciesThe Nation Newspaper
Dickson applauds security agencies in BayelsaGuardian

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S-East pensioners oppose Okorocha’s 60% pension slash – Vanguard


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S-East pensioners oppose Okorocha's 60% pension slash
Vanguard
ENUGU— Pensioners in all the states of South-East, in solidarity with their colleagues in Imo State, have rejected Governor Rochas Okorocha's offer for payment of 40 percent pension arrears, asking the retirees to forfeit the remaining 60 percent.
Okorocha: Nigerian youths are not yet ripe for leadershipNAIJ.COM
Primate Ayodele's Prophecies for 2017Naija247news
Imo pensioners give Okorocha Jan. 5 ultimatumThe Punch
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Grandmother, 4 children killed in Delta – Vanguard


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Grandmother, 4 children killed in Delta
Vanguard
ASABA—IDUMUJE-Ugboko community, Aniocha North Local Government Area, Delta State was on Christmas day thrown into confusion and mourning following the suspected killings of a grandmother and four of her grand-children by yet unknown ...
In Delta Woman, her 4 grandchildren killed on Christmas dayPulse Nigeria
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Rahma Haruna Viral Hausa teen who lived in a plastic bowl is dead – Pulse Nigeria


Pulse Nigeria

Rahma Haruna Viral Hausa teen who lived in a plastic bowl is dead
Pulse Nigeria
Remember the viral 19-year-old Hausa teenage girl who spent all her life in a plastic bowl? Published: 7 minutes ago; Holiday Writers. Print; eMail · play (Rahma Haruna). Audu Maikori Entertainment entrepreneur writes about Fulani herdsmen killings in ...
Nakasassheyar yarinya Rahma Haruna wacce ke rayuwa a roba ta mutu (hotuna/bidiyo)NAIJ.COM
Kano limbless girl dies at 19Vanguard
SAD! 20-year-old girl who lives inside a bowl dies in KanoNews24 Nigeria
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Army ends Operation Python Dance in S’East – The Punch


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Army ends Operation Python Dance in S'East
The Punch
The Operation Python Dance inaugurated by the Nigerian Army in the South-East geopolitical zone to curb crime in the area during the yuletide will end today, December 27. The operation, which began on November 27, was aimed at beefing security in the ...
Python Dance Army ends operation in South-EastPulse Nigeria
Army ends Operation Python Dance in S-EastVanguard
Nigerian army finishes operation Python Dance in south-eastNAIJ.COM
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Boko Haram Teaching Kid Soldiers to Rape – Daily Beast


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Boko Haram Teaching Kid Soldiers to Rape
Daily Beast
Senior Boko Haram militants are now 'providing specific instructions' to younger boys for raping women and girls at gunpoint. Philip Obaji Jr. 12.26.16 9:00 PM ET. MAIDUGURI, Nigeria—The arid town of Gwoza looked like it was finally going to see ...
Two suspected female terrorists die from own bombsGuardian
Two killed as female suicide bombers attack Maiduguri cattle marketPremium Times
In Maiduguri Nigerian troops foil suicide attack in restive cityPulse Nigeria
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Garlands for Dogara @49 – The Nation Newspaper


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Garlands for Dogara @49
The Nation Newspaper
Forty nine years ago today, a humble child was born in the back waters of what is today north eastern Nigeria. That child, against all odds is Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Coming from a very humble background, breed ...
Buhari, Atiku, Saraki hails Dogara as he celebrates his 49th birthdayNAIJ.COM
Dogara at 49: Saraki describes Speaker as young, innovative political leaderDaily Post Nigeria
Buhari President celebrates Dogara on his 49th birthdayPulse Nigeria
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Oyo College of Education lecturers begin strike – Vanguard


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Oyo College of Education lecturers begin strike
Vanguard
Ibadan—THE academic staff of the Oyo State College of Education, Lanlate, today began indefinite strike over unpaid 10 months salaries. This was contained in a communiqué signed by the institution's Chairman of the caretaker committee, Colleges of ...
Lecturers of Oyo College of Education begin strikeThe News

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Jibrin tells Buhari to resign – Daily Post Nigeria


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Jibrin tells Buhari to resign
Daily Post Nigeria
Former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to resign, if he cannot resist blackmail. In a series of tweets posted on Boxing Day, Jibrin said Buhari is acting as if ...
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Buhari playing into enemies' hands, says JibrinThe Punch
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APC’s attack on Pastor Adeboye, a demonstration of its devilish mind-set- PDP – Vanguard


BusinessDay

APC's attack on Pastor Adeboye, a demonstration of its devilish mind-set- PDP
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The Ekiti State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the statement credited to the State chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Mr Jide Awe, disparaging the person and image of the General Overseer of the ...
Demonstration of devilish mind-set - PDP reacts to APC's attack on Pastor AdeboyeNAIJ.COM
2017 Will Be A Year Of Buoyancy – FayemiLeadership Newspapers
Ekiti pays N140m severance package to former public office holdersDaily Post Nigeria
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Another fire incident destroys house, property in Akwa Ibom – Vanguard


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Another fire incident destroys house, property in Akwa Ibom
Vanguard
UYO-Fire outbreak has gutted another building in Uyo metropolis on Monday, less than 24 hours Works Commissioner, Mr. Ephraim Inyang-eyen lost his residence to a consuming fire elsewhere in the city on Christmas day. The incident which occurred at No.
Akwa Ibom commissioner, seamstress lament loss of certificatesDaily Trust
Akwa-Ibom State Commissioner's House Gutted by Fire on Christmas DayBella Naija
Fire guts Akwa Ibom Works Commissioner's houseThe Nation Newspaper

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Reckless driver kills 400 level OAU medical student – NAIJ.COM


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Reckless driver kills 400 level OAU medical student
NAIJ.COM
A medical student at, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun state, Oluwaseun Olorunfemi, has kicked the bucket. 400 level OAU medical student. OAU medical student, Oluwaseun Olorunfemi, dies on Christmas day. Olorunfemi who was crushed by a hit ...
OAU medical student dies after 6 days in comaTheCable
Photos: Hit and Run driver kills 400 level OAU medical studentGistmaster (blog)

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Boko Haram: What a retired General told me about ‘defeat claims’ – Fani-Kayode – Daily Post Nigeria


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Boko Haram: What a retired General told me about 'defeat claims' - Fani-Kayode
Daily Post Nigeria
Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, has revealed his conversation with an unnamed retired General over the fall of Sambisa forest, the last stronghold of the Boko Haram sect. Fani-Kayode, in the conversation he sent to DAILY POST Monday evening ...

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