Daily Archives: January 20, 2017

Kaduna killings: Perpetrators of violence whould not be treated like sacred cows – Falana – Vanguard


Leadership Newspapers
Kaduna killings: Perpetrators of violence whould not be treated like sacred cows – Falana
Vanguard
Human rights activist and Lawyer, Femi Falana, has bared his mind on the various crises rocking the country, especially the killings in Southern Kaduna. Falana also urged Kaduna state Governor, el-Rufal not to treat perpetrators of the heinous crimes
Kaduna Govt Commences Issuance Of Digital C of OLeadership Newspapers
El-Rufai aided Army in secret burial of Shiites – FalanaDaily Post Nigeria
Ending the violence in Southern KadunaDaily Trust
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PDP says defectors will pay political price for their `unwise decision’ – Vanguard


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PDP says defectors will pay political price for their `unwise decision'
Vanguard
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the defection of some of its elected officials to other parties as “unwise decision'' for which they will “pay a political price''. The National Chairman of the party, Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, stated this at
Makarfi, Ekweremadu and opposition politicsThe Nation Newspaper
2019: PDP to form alliance with other political parties to dethrone APCDaily Post Nigeria
PDP Defectors Will Pay Political Price, Says MakarfiNigeria Today

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President Muhammadu Buhari Travels to UK for Medical Check-up, Angering Citizens – Newsweek


Newsweek
President Muhammadu Buhari Travels to UK for Medical Check-up, Angering Citizens
Newsweek
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has left the West African country for a vacation in the U.K., where he will undergo medical checks, a decision which has angered some of his countrymen. A statement from Buhari's spokesman Femi Adesina on …
Nigeria: Nothing Is Wrong With Going On Vacation – BuhariAllAfrica.com
Nigeria's President Buhari in UK for 10-day holiday after botched airstrikeInternational Business Times UK
Osinbajo: Acting President Returns To Abuja, Heads To OyoThe Whistler

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Emir Sanusi to Northerners: Stop Building Mosques; If you want to Help, Educate the Girl Child – Bella Naija


Bella Naija
Emir Sanusi to Northerners: Stop Building Mosques; If you want to Help, Educate the Girl Child
Bella Naija
The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II has advised wealthy Muslims and other donor agencies to establish a foundation to promote girl-child education especially in the Northern part of the country, instead of building Mosques. He made the call while …
Use your wealth to educate girls – Emir Sanusi tells rich northernersNAIJ.COM
Build Schools Rather Than Mosques, Sanusi Tells Wealthy NorthernersThe Streetjournal
“Girl Child Education More Important Than Building Of Mosques” – Emir Sanusi360Nobs.com
Daily Trust
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Igbo people need to stop complaining of marginalization – Ohanaeze Ndigbo – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM
Igbo people need to stop complaining of marginalization – Ohanaeze Ndigbo
NAIJ.COM
The president general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nwodo, has called in the Igbos to stop complaining about marginalization or any unfair treatment melted out on them by the other tribes in Nigeria. Nwodo advised the Igbos to adopt a new approach in …
Ohanaeze laments low representation of Igbo in federal cabinetVanguard
Making of the new Ohanaeze Ndigbo presidentGuardian
Ohanaeze urges political solution to Kanu's predicamentNigeria Today

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Osinbajo: Acting President Returns To Abuja, Heads To Oyo – The Whistler


The Whistler
Osinbajo: Acting President Returns To Abuja, Heads To Oyo
The Whistler
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo arrived Abuja on Thursday night, after representing the country at this year's World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland. Osinbajo will on Friday head to Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, for official engagements, his Senior …

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Lady connives with lover, sells niece for N350,000 in Enugu – Daily Post Nigeria


Vanguard
Lady connives with lover, sells niece for N350,000 in Enugu
Daily Post Nigeria
A lady, identified as Chinedu Chukwu, has been arrested by the Enugu State Police Command for allegedly selling her niece for N350, 000. Chukwu was said to have connived with her boyfriend, one Osunkwo Chinonso, to sell her four-year-old niece for the …
4-yr-old girl sold for N350,000 in Enugu, recovered in AbiaVanguard
Enemy Within Woman connives with lover to sell sister's daughter for N350KPulse Nigeria
Police recovers toddler who was sold for N350,000P.M. News
Nigerian Bulletin –AllAfrica.com
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Melinda Gates visits Aisha Buhari – NAIJ.COM


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Melinda Gates visits Aisha Buhari
NAIJ.COM
The First Lady, Aisha Buhari received Melinda Gates, a co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, in Abuja on Thursday, January 19. The First Lady who has also been focused on development of women in the country played host to the wife of the …
Aisha Buhari affirms commitment to cause of women and childrenTV360
IN PHOTOS: Aisha Buhari host billionaire's wife, Melinda GatesDaily Trust

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The Fulani Republic of Nigeria (1) by Fani-Kayode – Vanguard

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Dangerous dance with the Supreme court – Vanguard

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IDP camp bombing: Death toll could be as many as 170 — MSF – Premium Times


Premium Times
IDP camp bombing: Death toll could be as many as 170 — MSF
Premium Times
Medicine Sans Frontier, MSF, has said “consistent reports” from residents and community leaders indicated that as many as 170 persons may have died from the bombing of the Rann IDP camp in Borno state by a Nigerian Air Force jet. The official figure of

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PDP sues senator for defecting to APC – News24 Nigeria


The Nation Newspaper
PDP sues senator for defecting to APC
News24 Nigeria
Abuja – The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said it would go to court over the defection of a serving senator, Nelson Effiong, to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Premium Times reports. Effiong, who was elected senator for the Akwa Ibom
Effiong Nelson Akwa Ibom senator dumps Akpabio, PDP to APCPulse Nigeria
Another PDP Senator, Effiong dumps party for APCVanguard
Ekweremadu battles to keep Akwa Ibom senator in PDPNAIJ.COM
Daily Trust –Premium Times –The Nation Newspaper –The Killer Punch News (press release) (blog)
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I saw broken bones and flesh, MSF coordinator recounts botched NAF airstrike (photos) – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM
I saw broken bones and flesh, MSF coordinator recounts botched NAF airstrike (photos)
NAIJ.COM
The Nigerian coordinator for the Medecins San Frontieres has described the incident at the Rann internally displaced persons camp, where Nigerian air force mistakenly bombed. Alfred Davies said he is yet to come to terms with all he saw after the air
IDP camp bombing: Death toll could be as many as 170 — MSFPremium Times
Air Force sets up board to probe Rann error bombingVanguard
IDP camp bombing: NAF panel summons war commander, pilotsThe Punch
News24 Nigeria –TV360 –Yahoo News –BBC News
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Lagos starts construction of 181 roads in council areas – Vanguard


Vanguard
Lagos starts construction of 181 roads in council areas
Vanguard
Lagos—Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State yesterday said that his administration would consolidate on its infrastructural renewal drive with the construction of 181 local government roads in the current fiscal year, saying the process for the
Nigeria: Death Penalty for KidnappersAllAfrica.com
Lagos To Launch Community Policing To Tighten SecurityCHANNELS TELEVISION
Lagos councils to get 181 roadsThe Nation Newspaper
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A Memory Of America On Obama’s Last Day – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers
A Memory Of America On Obama's Last Day
Leadership Newspapers
The unusual thing about the United States of America (USA) is that everything is unusual. If there was still a doubt, the election of Donald J. Trump, who takes office today as the 45th president settles the matter. Everything about Trump is

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Trump should push transparency in US-Nigeria ties — Ibrahim – Vanguard


Vanguard
Trump should push transparency in US-Nigeria ties — Ibrahim
Vanguard
Dr. SKC Ogbonnia, is Secretary General of the Nigeria Union Diaspora, NUD in the United States, a group that represents the interest of the Nigerian American Community in the United States. Dr. Ogbonnia, who registered as a Republican speaks on the …

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Boko Haram’s new phase – The Nation Newspaper

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Turkish school: Kidnappers return ill pupil to camp – The Nation Newspaper


The Punch
Turkish school: Kidnappers return ill pupil to camp
The Nation Newspaper
The abductors of 10 students and officials of Nigerian Turkish International Colleges (NTIC) have returned a pupil-hostage who fell ill to their camp after taking her out for treatment on Monday, it was learnt yesterday. A relative confirmed to The
TURKISH COLLEGE KIDNAP: Disagreement among abductors delay victims' releaseVanguard
Police arrest two suspects in connection with Nigerian-Turkish school kidnapDaily Post Nigeria
Police arrest Turkish school kidnapping suspect, students, teachers still heldP.M. News
The Eagle Online –The Streetjournal –YNaija
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Oyo: Council polls to hold Feb. 11 – Daily Trust


Daily Trust
Oyo: Council polls to hold Feb. 11
Daily Trust
Mr John Ajeigbe, Chairman, Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC), says the local government election scheduled for Feb. 11 will hold. Ajeigbe gave the assurance while addressing newsmen in Ibadan on Thursday. He said the commission …
OYSIEC ready for Feb 11 pollsThe Nation Newspaper
'No suit will stop Lagos council election'Guardian

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Why we want to grant autonomy to LGAs- Dogara – Nigerian Observer


Nigerian Observer
Why we want to grant autonomy to LGAs- Dogara
Nigerian Observer
Abuja – The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara, has said that the House is working to grant financial autonomy to local governments in the ongoing constitution alteration exercise because that is the only way to guarantee …
Dogara: What Nigeria must do to end recession – TvenewsTveNews.com

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Agent seeks hiring of career officer as Customs CG – Vanguard


Daily Trust
Agent seeks hiring of career officer as Customs CG
Vanguard
THE Secretary General of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents, ANLCA, Mr. Emmanuel Opara, has made a strong case for the appointment of a career officer in the Nigerian Custom Service, NCS, as the Comptroller General. Opara …
Customs Officers Ignore Directive On Assets DeclarationThe Tide
Customs debunks information on assets declarationDaily Trust

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El-Rufai donates land for Methodist, begs church not to relocate – Vanguard


Vanguard
El-Rufai donates land for Methodist, begs church not to relocate
Vanguard
The governor who made the promise when he received the prelate of the Methodist Church Dr. Samuel Chukwuemeka Kanu Uche in his office also urged the Church not relocate from their present location. He said: “I visited your church in Kafanchan after the …

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Ekiti House of Assembly Court of Appeal stays execution of judgment on sacked lawmaker – Pulse Nigeria


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Ekiti House of Assembly Court of Appeal stays execution of judgment on sacked lawmaker
Pulse Nigeria
In his ruling, Justice P.O. Elechi, also restrained the PDP from recognising Obayemi as its candidate for the 2015 poll. Published: 4 minutes ago , Refreshed: 3 minutes ago; Pulse News Agency Local By NAN. Print; eMail · Representational image play.
Appeal Court stays judgment sacking Ekiti lawmakerThe Nation Newspaper
Court Restrains Ekiti Speaker From Swearing-in ObayemiCHANNELS TELEVISION

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Non-Academic Staff Unions of Universities suspend warning strike – Vanguard


Vanguard
Non-Academic Staff Unions of Universities suspend warning strike
Vanguard
The Non-academic staff unions of Nigerian universities on Thursday in Abuja suspended its 5-day warning strike. The unions are the National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT), Non–Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated …
Varsity non-teaching staff calls off strikeThe Nation Newspaper
Police arrest 70 SSANU, NASU members over FUTA crisisDaily Post Nigeria
FG, NAAT, NASU, SSANU meeting inconclusiveBusinessDay
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