Monthly Archives: February 2017

Dogara laments worsening economic situation – NAIJ.COM


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Dogara laments worsening economic situation
NAIJ.COM
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has said now is not the time to lament, but to focus on the solutions to the economic recession. The speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has complained that Nigerians can no ...
There is hunger, poverty in Nigeria – DogaraDaily Post Nigeria
Recession:We'll use our legislative tools to alleviate sufferings of Nigerians-DogaraVanguard
Economic Crisis: Dogara raises committee to monitor govt effortsPremium Times
Nigerian Observer -Pulse Nigeria -The Nation Newspaper -THISDAY Newspapers (press release) (blog)
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Nigerian returnees from Libya narrate tales of abuse, violence – NAIJ.COM


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Nigerian returnees from Libya narrate tales of abuse, violence
NAIJ.COM
Some Nigerian returnees from Libya have narrated their experiences in the hands of Libyan officials. Premium Times reports that scores of Nigerians travel to Libya daily with the hope of landing in Europe by boat through the Mediterranean. READ ALSO ...
How I was detained, raped by Libyan officials – Nigerian returnee, AkeamoDaily Post Nigeria
Tales Of Woe 'Libyan officials tortured us, raped our ladies'- Deportees (Photos)Pulse Nigeria
161 Deportees Return From LibyaCHANNELS TELEVISION
The Nation Newspaper -Libyan Express -Daily Trust -AllAfrica.com
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Buhari’s absence not comparable with late Yar’Adua’s – Daily Trust


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Buhari's absence not comparable with late Yar'Adua's
Daily Trust
By Abdullateef Aliyu, Lagos | Publish Date: Feb 15 2017 2:29PMAn Associate Professor of Political Science, Dr. Emmanue lOjo has said there is no basis for comparing the crises which preceded the death of late President Umar Yar'Adua in 2010 with what ...
Ailing President abroad leaves Nigeria with sense of Deja VuBusinessDay
Osinbajo, Buhari Here's why Acting President has been better than his bossPulse Nigeria
Buhari approves new Constitution to improve business in Nigeria in 4 stepsNAIJ.COM
Vanguard -YNaija -The News -Nigerian Bulletin
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Army to recruit 12000 men – Buratai – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Army to recruit 12000 men – Buratai
Daily Post Nigeria
Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai has disclosed that the Nigeria Army would recruit 12,000 men in 2017 to help fight insurgents and other uprisings across the country. Buratai was speaking during a budget defence session with the ...
Nigerian army to recruit 12000 personnel in 2017 — BurataiNAIJ.COM
Insecurity: We've men in 32 states of the federation — COASVanguard
Nigeria: Army Currently Deployed in 32 States, Says BurataiAllAfrica.com
360Nobs.com -The Nation Newspaper -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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Buhari may run for second term – SGF, Lawal hints – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Buhari may run for second term – SGF, Lawal hints
Daily Post Nigeria
Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir David Lawal, has given a hint on the possibility of President Muhammadu Buhari running for a second term as Nigeria President. He said, “Nigeria will never go back to the position it was ...
Buhari Biggest hint that President will seek re-election in 2019 is herePulse Nigeria
Group blasts Lawal Babachir for supporting pro-government protestsNAIJ.COM
A Humane Proposal For Buhari: Resign By Okey NdibeSaharaReporters.com
AllAfrica.com -Nigerian Bulletin -Guardian -Vanguard
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Enugu Govt Signs 2017 Budget Into Law – CHANNELS TELEVISION


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Enugu Govt Signs 2017 Budget Into Law
CHANNELS TELEVISION
Enugu, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Nsukka Prison The Enugu State governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has signed the 2017 budget estimated at 105.72 billion Naira, themed budget of Economic Recovery and Inclusive Development into law. Governor Ugwuanyi commended ...
Good Governance: Ugwuanyi gets Man of the Year AwardVanguard
ESHA Passes 2017 Appropriation Bill Into LawThe Tide

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Fayose alleges plots by APC to seize Ekiti Fed allocation, make him lose 2018 election – Vanguard


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Fayose alleges plots by APC to seize Ekiti Fed allocation, make him lose 2018 election
Vanguard
Ekiti state Governor, Ayodele Fayose has alleged plots by the All Progressives Congress, APC, party to seize the state's federal allocations, make him owe workers' salaries so that the Ekiti people would lose hope in him and not vote for him in the ...
Fani-Kayode attacks FG over alleged withholding of Ekiti allocationNAIJ.COM
Fayose Raises Alarm Over Withheld AllocationCHANNELS TELEVISION
FG has seized Ekiti's January allocation, says FayoseTheCable
Daily Post Nigeria -Nigerian Bulletin -FINANCIAL WATCH (press release) (blog) -Politics Nigeria
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Senate queries Lai Mohammed over ministry’s poor performance – NAIJ.COM


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Senate queries Lai Mohammed over ministry's poor performance
NAIJ.COM
The Senate has pounced on Nigeria's minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed over what it described as poor revenue generated by his ministry in 2016. Senate queries Lai Mohammed over ministry's poor performance. Lai Mohammed was ...
Budget defence: Why senate attacked Lai MohammedDaily Post Nigeria
Senate queries Lai Mohammed: How can you raise only N620k from culture sector?TheCable
Senate flays poor IGR by Information MinistryThe Nation Newspaper

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PDP crisis: I remain authentic Chairman, Makarfi is ‘counterfeit’ – Sheriff – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

PDP crisis: I remain authentic Chairman, Makarfi is 'counterfeit' – Sheriff
Daily Post Nigeria
Embattled factional Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff, has reiterated that he remains the authentic leader of the party, stressing that any other Chairman is “counterfeit, carbon-copy and a photocopy.” The former ...
Sheriff, Makarfi PDP faction clashed in DeltaNAIJ.COM
PDP govs, senators begged me to be chairman —SheriffVanguard
Sheriff promises to obey court ruling on PDP crisisGuardian

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Newspaper review: Ex-NNPC GMD Yakubu set to face fraud charges, forfeits N3bn – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM

Newspaper review: Ex-NNPC GMD Yakubu set to face fraud charges, forfeits N3bn
NAIJ.COM
The Newspaper Headlines for Wednesday, February 15, have focused on the $9.7m (N2.96bn) and £74,000 (N28.19m) recovered from Dr. Andrew Yakubu, a former group managing director of NNPC, an impending trial of bankers and civil servants, amongst ...
Nigeria: Court Orders Forfeiture of $9.8m Recovered From Andrew YakubuAllAfrica.com
$151m deposits: Bankers, civil servants to face trialThe Nation Newspaper
Sale Of Recovered Stolen Crude Oil: Navy-EFCC-NNPC And The Web Of Sordid Details By Ifeanyi IzezeSaharaReporters.com
Daily Trust -Nigeria Today -The Whistler -TheCable
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Budget padding: Senate uncovers N2bn inserted into Fashola’s proposal – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Budget padding: Senate uncovers N2bn inserted into Fashola's proposal
Daily Post Nigeria
Drama ensued on the floor of the Senate at the ongoing budget defence as the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola could not explain how N2bn 'walked into his proposal'. However, Fashola denied knowledge of the N2bn allocated ...
Senate Queries Fashola Over Additional N2bn In Housing BudgetLeadership Newspapers
Fashola denies planting N2b in 2017 budget for housingNAIJ.COM
Fashola disowns N2bn planted in Housing ministry budgetVanguard
The Streetjournal -Daily Trust -TheCable -The Eagle Online
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Benue: Soldiers allegedly kill pregnant woman, five others in Agatu community – Daily Post Nigeria


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Benue: Soldiers allegedly kill pregnant woman, five others in Agatu community
Daily Post Nigeria
Men of the Nigerian Army have reportedly sacked six villages in the Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State, killing six persons, including a heavily pregnant woman. This attack was followed by the alleged killing of a soldier at the weekend by some ...
Soldiers allegedly kills pregnant woman, 5 others in AgatuNAIJ.COM
Legislator vows to fish out youths that killed soldier in AgatuDaily Trust
Army recovers remains of soldier killed in AgatuVanguard
Pulse Nigeria -Nigerian Bulletin -YNaija
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Amaechi is a lucifer, psychiatric patient – Wike reacts to APC meeting with Osinbajo – Daily Post Nigeria


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Amaechi is a lucifer, psychiatric patient – Wike reacts to APC meeting with Osinbajo
Daily Post Nigeria
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has berated the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state for organizing another stakeholders meeting with Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, a day after the town hall meeting held in Government House. Governor Wike ...
Wike Berates Rivers APC For Misinforming Acting OsinbajoThe News
Governor Wike accuses Rotimi Amaechi, APC of playing anti-Rivers politicsNAIJ.COM
Wike Governor blasts Amaechi for holding separate meeting with Osinbajo in RiversPulse Nigeria
The Tide -Vanguard -Daily Trust -The Nation Newspaper
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Why Ndigbo ‘re leaving PDP for APC – Nwoye – Vanguard


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Why Ndigbo 're leaving PDP for APC – Nwoye
Vanguard
A former national president of the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, and later the Anambra State chairman of PDP, who recently qualified as a medical doctor, Nwoye is one of those who have set their sights on the governorship ticket of ...
For Anambra 2017, the Gladiators File Out AgainTHISDAY Newspapers (press release) (blog)

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1.7 m Candidates To Write 2017 UTME –JAMB – Leadership Newspapers


1.7 m Candidates To Write 2017 UTME –JAMB
Leadership Newspapers
Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, says 1.7 million candidates are expected to sit for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Oloyede made the disclosure while fielding questions ...

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AGF wants upward review of Ministry’s 2017 budget allocation – BusinessDay


BusinessDay

AGF wants upward review of Ministry's 2017 budget allocation
BusinessDay
As both chambers of the National Assembly continues to entertain 2017 budget defence by the various Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami SAN, has pleaded ...
AGF seeks upward review of ministry's budgetDaily Trust

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Only Nigerians can decide South East presidency – Atiku – Daily Trust


Daily Trust

Only Nigerians can decide South East presidency – Atiku
Daily Trust
Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has said that the decision on whether it is the turn of the South East to have a shot at the presidency in 2019 lies with Nigerians. Fielding questions from journalists after a more than two hours closed-door ...
IBB, Atiku in closed-door meetingVanguard
Atiku visits IBB in MinnaNAIJ.COM
Why I met with IBB – AtikuDaily Post Nigeria
BusinessDay -Guardian -The News -The Eagle Online
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The politics of Magu’s confirmation – Vanguard


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The politics of Magu's confirmation
Vanguard
Following an initial setback caused by a purported security report on which the senate relied for suspending Ibrahim Magu's confirmation as the substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), President Muhammadu Buhari ...
Presidency, Senate to clash over Magu againDaily Trust
Activist asks court to disqualify Saraki, Akpabio, others from screening MaguNAIJ.COM
Magu: Court urged to disqualify Saraki, Akpabio, others from confirmation hearingThe Nation Newspaper
Pulse Nigeria
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Alleged N1.64bn fraud: You’ve a case to answer, Court tells Nyame – Vanguard


THISDAY Newspapers

Alleged N1.64bn fraud: You've a case to answer, Court tells Nyame
Vanguard
ABUJA—An Abuja High Court at Gudu, yesterday, held that the former governor of Taraba State, Reverend Jolly Nyame, who was accused of lootingN1.64 billion public funds, has a criminal case to answer. The court said it was satisfied that the Economic ...
Fraud: Court orders Nyame to enter defenseDaily Trust
N1.64bn fraud: Court dismisses Nyame's no-case submissionBusinessDay
Alleged N1.64b fraud: Court insists Nyame must enter defenceThe Nation Newspaper
THISDAY Newspapers (press release) (blog) -Premium Times -Guardian -NAIJ.COM
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For Anambra 2017, the Gladiators File Out Again – THISDAY Newspapers (press release) (blog)


THISDAY Newspapers (press release) (blog)

For Anambra 2017, the Gladiators File Out Again
THISDAY Newspapers (press release) (blog)
All things being equal, Anambra State will go to the polls in November of this year to elect a new governor for the state. Political gladiators in the state have already oiled their machinery in readiness for the time, just as secret meetings are ...

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CodeLagos: LASG partners ARM, plans 500 training centres – BusinessDay


BusinessDay

CodeLagos: LASG partners ARM, plans 500 training centres
BusinessDay
Lagos State government partnering ARM, a leading financial services provider, plans to create 500 coding centres in public and private schools across the state under the CodeLagos project. CodeLagos is an initiative of the state government targeted at ...
CodeLagos: Lagos to set up 500 training centresThe Nation Newspaper

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JAMB to begin sale of 2017 UTME form, expects 1.7 million candidates – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

JAMB to begin sale of 2017 UTME form, expects 1.7 million candidates
Daily Post Nigeria
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB has announced that it would soon commence the sale of the application form for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, who made this ...
1.7 million candidates to sit 2017 UTME — OloyedeThe Punch
1.7 million candidates to write 2017 UTME–JAMBPremium Times
JAMB to set up more CBT centres as 1.7 million candidates registerNAIJ.COM

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Governor Ugwuanyi signs Enugu’s N105b 2017 appropriation into law – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Governor Ugwuanyi signs Enugu's N105b 2017 appropriation into law
Daily Post Nigeria
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State yesterday assented to the state's 2017 budget estimates, reiterating the determination of his administration to effect its diligent execution to “break through the storm of the present difficult economic ...
Gov. Ugwuanyi signs budget of N105. 72bn into lawVanguard

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Boko Haram: Thinking next steps – Vanguard


BusinessDay

Boko Haram: Thinking next steps
Vanguard
The various stakeholders in the fight against Boko Haram's terrorism have tried their best in one way or the other, but there is more they have to do given the new round of information about what now drives the group. The dynamics threatening to keep ...
Boko Haram attack village near ChibokNAIJ.COM
100000 people killed, over 2m displaced by Boko Haram – Governor ShettimaDaily Post Nigeria
Interior Ministry, Huawei Technologies And Relief For IDPsLeadership Newspapers
The Nation Newspaper -SaharaReporters.com -AllAfrica.com -360Nobs.com
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PDP Chieftain Bode George Hails Ambode’s Performance In Lagos – Leadership Newspapers


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PDP Chieftain Bode George Hails Ambode's Performance In Lagos
Leadership Newspapers
A former deputy national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George has hailed the performance of Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode in the areas of infrastructural developments. George who said this in a chat with ...
Lagos recognized as one of 100 resilient cities great for tourism - AmbodeWorldStage

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Those wishing Buhari death will die before him – SGF, Lawal – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Those wishing Buhari death will die before him – SGF, Lawal
Daily Post Nigeria
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Lawal Babachir, on Tuesday declared that those wishing President Muhammadu Buhari dead will die before him. He made the remark while addressing some protesters at the Three Arm zone of the ...
Buhari will spend 8 years in office — SGF BabachirDaily Trust
SGF Urges Doctors To Desist Using Strike To Seek Better PayLeadership Newspapers
SGF: Those wishing Buhari dead are responsible for the state of the economyTheCable
Nigerian Bulletin -The Nation Newspaper
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Senate summons Adeosun over N2b planted in Housing Sector budget – The Nation Newspaper


The Nation Newspaper

Senate summons Adeosun over N2b planted in Housing Sector budget
The Nation Newspaper
The Senate Tuesday invited the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun to throw light on the vote of N2 billion discovered in the 2017 budget of the Housing Sector,. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola disowned the money saying he ...

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BREAKING: INEC fixes Saturday for conduct of outstanding elections in Rivers – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

BREAKING: INEC fixes Saturday for conduct of outstanding elections in Rivers
Daily Post Nigeria
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Tuesday scheduled Saturday for the conclusion of the outstanding elections in Rivers State. INEC resident electoral commissioner in the state, Aniedi Ikoiwak, made the disclosure in a statement ...
INEC to conduct outstanding Rivers election on SaturdayNAIJ.COM
INEC kicks off preparations for the 2019 electionsVentures Africa
Outstanding 2015 Rivers polls for Saturday – INECThe Nation Newspaper
The Punch -TV360 -The Whistler -YNaija
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NPS to recruit 6545 Nigerians – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

NPS to recruit 6545 Nigerians
Daily Post Nigeria
The Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) has announced its plans to recruit 6,545 staff members in different cadre of the service. Comptroller General (CG), NPS, Jaffaru Ahmed, made the disclosure on Monday in Abuja during the 2017 budget defence in the ...
Prison Service to employ 6545 personnel – CGDaily Trust
2016 Budget: Nigerian Prisons gets N3.946bn without NASS approvalBusinessDay
NPS to recruit 6500 personnel in 2017NAIJ.COM
AllAfrica.com -Pulse Nigeria -Leadership Newspapers -360Nobs.com
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PHOTONEWS: Acting President, Osinbajo arrives Imo – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

PHOTONEWS: Acting President, Osinbajo arrives Imo
Daily Post Nigeria
Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has arrived Imo State ahead of a working visit to the state. Osinbajo, who arrived the Sam Mbakwe Airport in Owerri, the state capital was received by the state Governor, Rochas Okorocha and some top politicians in the ...
Osinbajo to make a one day visit to Imo statePolitics Nigeria

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ICPC recovered N8.7bn loot, 124 stolen vehicles in 2016 – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM

ICPC recovered N8.7bn loot, 124 stolen vehicles in 2016
NAIJ.COM
The Chairman of the Commission, Mr Ekpo Nta, said this in his presentation at a media parley on Monday 13th February in Abuja. The Punch reports that Nta noted that corruption in organisations was normally fuelled by weak internal control, poor ...
ICPC recovered N8bn, 124 vehicles in 2016 – EkpoVanguard
ICPC Freezes N6bn SURE-P Funds, Recovers 124 VehiclesLeadership Newspapers
Metro FG Launches 'Wahala Dey' Mobile App For Whistle BlowingNigerian Bulletin
Premium Times -The Eagle Online -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -The Nation Newspaper
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Infrastructure, security will support tourism development in Nigeria – Lai Mohammed – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Infrastructure, security will support tourism development in Nigeria – Lai Mohammed
Daily Post Nigeria
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has stated that Nigeria could not harness its tourism potentials due to lack of infrastructure and insecurity in the nation. Speaking on Tuesday at the National Assembly when he appeared to ...
Owu Falls and Lai's tourism photo propTheCable
Senate Admonishes Culture, Tourism Ministries Over Revenue GenerationCHANNELS TELEVISION

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Why Jonathan lost to Buhari in 2015 Presidential election – Tony Anenih – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Why Jonathan lost to Buhari in 2015 Presidential election – Tony Anenih
Daily Post Nigeria
A former Board of Trustees Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Tony Anenih, on Tuesday said the party would have remained in power but for selfish interest of some party members. Anenih made the remark when the leadership of the Jerry ...

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Tony Anenih Former BoT chairman advises PDP members to build strong party – Pulse Nigeria


Pulse Nigeria

Tony Anenih Former BoT chairman advises PDP members to build strong party
Pulse Nigeria
He said it was very shameful for members of the party to be struggling for elective positions when the party was not yet in order. Published: 24 minutes ago , Refreshed: 1 minute ago; Pulse News Agency Local By NAN. Print; eMail · Tony Anenih play.
Nigerians blast GEJ over 2019 predictionNAIJ.COM
PDP's 16-years rule not responsible for Nigeria's economic crisis – MakarfiDaily Post Nigeria
Two years after, pre-election crisis still rocks the seat of the caliphateGuardian
Nigerian Bulletin
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FG not planning to increase taxes – Udoma – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

FG not planning to increase taxes – Udoma
Daily Post Nigeria
The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, has insisted that the Federal Government is not planning to increase taxes. Udoma, who was speaking in a statement signed by his Media Adviser, Akpandem James, on Monday in ...
No plans to increase taxes, says FGTheCable
FG tackles Sen. Bruce, says no plan to increase taxVanguard
FG is not increasing taxes, Udoma tells National AssemblyNTA News
Pulse Nigeria -Bernama
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Ondo Assembly crisis: Coker faction warns Akeredolu to steer clear – The News


The News

Ondo Assembly crisis: Coker faction warns Akeredolu to steer clear
The News
The faction of Hon. Malachi Coker in the Ondo State House of Assembly has warned the governor-elect of the state, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, to steer clear of the crisis rocking the state Legislative arm. They further warned the governor-elect against ...
Ondo Assembly crisis: Factional members list conditions for peaceVanguard
Ondo Assembly crisis: Factional leader warns Akeredolu to steer clearDaily Post Nigeria
Lawmakers to Akeredolu: steer clear of crisisThe Nation Newspaper
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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Hunger will consume us if we don’t tackle herdsmen attacks collectively – Fayose tells S/West Govs – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Hunger will consume us if we don't tackle herdsmen attacks collectively – Fayose tells S/West Govs
Daily Post Nigeria
Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has urged States in the Southwest to adopt a common strategy to curb the menace of herdsmen so as to prevent people of the region from being consumed by hunger, asking; “how do we continue to encourage our ...
REGIONAL INTEGRATION: S'West govs to collaborate on securityVanguard
Fayose Read Governor's daring speech at the South-West Governor's meetingPulse Nigeria
Regional Integration: S' West govs to adopt uniform educational, security, agric policiesDaily Trust
NAIJ.COM -The Punch -The News -The Nation Newspaper
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Anti-Magu suit adjourned – Premium Times


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Anti-Magu suit adjourned
Premium Times
Hearing in the suit filed by Lagos lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, against the Acting EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, suffered a temporary setback on Monday at a Federal High Court as the judge trying the case was absent. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, ...

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FG hires new lawyer to try Justice Ngwuta, as hearing resumes March 16 – Vanguard


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FG hires new lawyer to try Justice Ngwuta, as hearing resumes March 16
Vanguard
ABUJA—The Federal Government, yesterday, engaged a new prosecutor to handle the trial of Justice Sylvester Ngwuta of the Supreme Court who is facing money laundering charges. At the resumed sitting on the matter before the Federal High Court in ...
Justice Ngwuta's Case Suffers Set-back, Adjourned To March 16Leadership Newspapers
We sacked lead prosecutor in Supreme court Justice Ngwuta's case - FGNAIJ.COM
FG claims Justice Ngwuta's prosecutor was fired over 'greed'Daily Post Nigeria
Premium Times -Bella Naija -BusinessDay -The Streetjournal
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Exposed! Witness reveals how Ex-Air Force chief, Umar, diverted N13.3bn in 2-years – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM

Exposed! Witness reveals how Ex-Air Force chief, Umar, diverted N13.3bn in 2-years
NAIJ.COM
Former Director of Finance and Accounts at the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Air Commodore Salisu Abdullahi (retd), has exposed how ex-ChiefF of Air Staff, Air Marshal Mohammed Umar, within two years, siphoned about N13.3 billion from the air force account.
How ex-Chief of Air Staff acquired properties with NAF funds – WitnessThe Eagle Online
Ex-Air Force chief Umar 'buys N2.38b houses in two years'The Nation Newspaper
How I helped ex-NAF chief, Umar, to divert N13.3bn – WitnessThe Punch
Guardian -The Streetjournal
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Two feared dead, 31 vehicles razed in tanker fire – The Punch


Daily Trust

Two feared dead, 31 vehicles razed in tanker fire
The Punch
Two persons are feared dead after a tanker loaded with petrol skidded off the road and spilled its content at Coconut under bridge along Apapa Road, Lagos State, and later caught fire. No fewer than 29 vehicles parked in a mechanic workshop under the ...
Fire razes filling station, 21 vehiclesVanguard
21 vehicles burnt after tanker explosionDaily Trust

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Corruption: Revolution The Answer? – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers

Corruption: Revolution The Answer?
Leadership Newspapers
An elder statesman and former Governor of Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, believes that a people's revolution in Nigeria is the only way to extirpate corruption from the nation's body polity. Knowing his ideological pedigree, that line of argument ...

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As Trump Calls PMB: Nigeria, US To Cut New Deal On Military Weapons – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers

As Trump Calls PMB: Nigeria, US To Cut New Deal On Military Weapons
Leadership Newspapers
The United States government yesterday informed Nigeria of its resolve to strike a new deal that will enable the Nigerian Armed Forces get concrete military assistance, including the supply of arms from the US to combat terrorism. This was the pledge ...
Nigerian newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Tuesday morningDaily Post Nigeria
OPINION: Fellow compatriots, Buhari is not superhumanNAIJ.COM
Buhari to meet Trump over security, economyDaily Trust
Nigerian Bulletin -AllAfrica.com -Eyewitness News -Pulse Nigeria
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Isheri North Kidnap: Secretary regains freedom – Vanguard


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Isheri North Kidnap: Secretary regains freedom
Vanguard
Secretary of Isheri North Estate Government Reserved Area, Lagos, Mr. Dayo Adekoya, who was abducted last Thursday in his apartment by gunmen, has regained freedom. He was released at about 3a.m., yesterday. Family sources stated that an ...
Kidnapping: Military set to raid Lagos, Ogun creeks againDaily Post Nigeria
Kidnappers free CDA chiefThe Nation Newspaper
Kidnapped landlord regains freedom in LagosThe News
The Streetjournal -Daily Trust -The Eagle Online -CHANNELS TELEVISION
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Gov seriake Dickson: Celebrating 5 years of selfless service – Vanguard


Vanguard

Gov seriake Dickson: Celebrating 5 years of selfless service
Vanguard
SINCE 2012 when Henry Seriake Dickson was sworn in as the Executive Governor of Bayelsa State, February 14 has been a special day for the people of the State. Being the day he took the oath of office during which he promised to rule Bayelsa State with ...
Bayelsa Uncovers Plan To Disrupt Gov. Dickson's 5th Year AnniversaryLeadership Newspapers
Seriake Dickson Ijaw women, activists to protest govt's allocation of land to herdsmenPulse Nigeria
Osinbajo's visit to Bayelsa unites Dickson, SylvaThe Nation Newspaper
Information Nigeria -Nigerian Bulletin
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Nothing must happen to whistle-blowers – NLC tells FG – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Nothing must happen to whistle-blowers – NLC tells FG
Daily Post Nigeria
Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has called for the protection of whistle blowers helping the government recover looted funds hidden across the country. President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba, said this on Monday in Abuja. He spoke during ...
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Capitalize on Buhari’s absence to free Zakzaky – IMN charges Osinbajo – Daily Post Nigeria


Information Nigeria

Capitalize on Buhari's absence to free Zakzaky – IMN charges Osinbajo
Daily Post Nigeria
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, also known as Shi'ites, have called on the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo to see the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari as an opportunity to free its leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and his wife. Zakzaky ...
Zakzaky is going blind in jail – Islamic Muslim MovementNAIJ.COM
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Don’t reject corps members – Governor Sani Bello warns MDAs – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Don't reject corps members – Governor Sani Bello warns MDAs
Daily Post Nigeria
Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger on Monday appealed to employers of corps members to desist from rejecting those posted to them for their primary assignments during the service year. The News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN) reports that Bello spoke on Monday at ...
Edo as Nigeria's JapanVanguard
Don't reject corps members, governor warns organisationsPremium Times
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UNIUYO students protest invasion, rape by armed gunmen – Vanguard


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UNIUYO students protest invasion, rape by armed gunmen
Vanguard
UYO – Angry students of the University of Uyo (UNIUYO), Akwa Ibom State, Monday staged a mass protest over the invasion of the institution by unknown gunmen. The incident, according to an eye witness happened between the midnight of Sunday and ...
Robbers forces UNIUYO to postpone examinationsThe News
University of Uyo students protest insecurity after robbery attackNAIJ.COM
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Patience Jonathan’s Suit Seeking Return Of $15m Loot Against EFCC Adjourned Again – SaharaReporters.com


SaharaReporters.com

Patience Jonathan's Suit Seeking Return Of $15m Loot Against EFCC Adjourned Again
SaharaReporters.com
Mrs. Jonathan is demanding $200 million from the anti-graft commission as damages for infringing on her rights. by Sahara Reporters, New York Feb 13, 2017. The Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Monday adjourned the hearing of a fundamental human ...
Patience Jonathan's $15m suit adjourned till March 6Daily Trust
$15.5m: Court hears ex-First Lady Patience Jonathan's suit MarchVanguard
Goodluck Jonathan 'I was starved in EFCC custody,' Man charged alongside GEJ's ex-aide saysPulse Nigeria
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Apo Six: Court Adjourns Judgment To March 9 – SaharaReporters.com


SaharaReporters.com

Apo Six: Court Adjourns Judgment To March 9
SaharaReporters.com
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Attorney General of the Federation in 2005 charged six police officers to court for the alleged killing of the traders, now popularly referred to as “Apo Six”.
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Ibori: I was wrongly accused – Naija247news


Naija247news

Ibori: I was wrongly accused
Naija247news
Former Delta State Governor James Ibori, who was released from jail in England last December for money laundering has denied that he stole the money. He said he was wrongly accused and maligned by those who typecast him as a thief. “I am not a thief; ...
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James Ibori is a shining light - AvwomakpaNAIJ.COM
Today, I have decided to speak for myself, I am not a thief, I cannot be a thief – IboriVanguard
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Senate begins first ever public hearing on 2017 budget – Vanguard


Vanguard

Senate begins first ever public hearing on 2017 budget
Vanguard
The National Assembly, Monday, began a joint public hearing on the 2017 National Budget, the first of its kind in Nigeria. The #2017budget hearing takes place from Today, Monday the 13th of February to Wednesday 15th February 2017. According to the ...
Lawmakers and members of the public at the public hearing on the 2017 budget (photos,video)NAIJ.COM

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Ohaneze Chieftain blames past leaders, advised against political infiltrators – Vanguard


Vanguard

Ohaneze Chieftain blames past leaders, advised against political infiltrators
Vanguard
Chief Enechi Onyia, a former Vice President-General of Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo, has advised against the infiltration of the organisation by self-serving politicians in whatever guise. Onyia, Senior Advocate of Nigeria said this in an interview with newsmen ...
Ohaneze Ndigbo and Afenifere meet in LagosNAIJ.COM
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Metro Afenifere, Ohanaeze Make Vital Resolution After Historic Meeting In LagosNigerian Bulletin
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Open letter to Late General Murtala Muhammed – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM

Open letter to Late General Murtala Muhammed
NAIJ.COM
Editor's note: The late f who was Nigeria's 3rd military head of state, ruled for 199 days. General Muhammed was assassinated on his way to work in Lagos state during an abortive coup led by Lt-Colonel B.S. Dimka on February 13, 1976. In the short time ...
Pulse News Gallery Photo highlights of Thursday, February 13, 2017Pulse Nigeria
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Why Nigeria is in recession – EFCC boss, Magu – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Why Nigeria is in recession – EFCC boss, Magu
Daily Post Nigeria
The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has identified corruption as the reason behind Nigeria's recession. He said the current economic situation of the country was why the federal government was ...
Why Nigeria is in recession – Magu reveals it allNAIJ.COM
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Abuja runway: Opportunity for rebirth of vibrant domestic industry – Nigeria Today


Nigeria Today

Abuja runway: Opportunity for rebirth of vibrant domestic industry
Nigeria Today
Between March 8 to April 19 2017, the Federal Government will be shutting down the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja to conduct emergency repairs on its spoilt runway. The government said it has earmarked about N5.8billion for the ...
'Hazardous situation' at California damYahoo News
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Pandemonium As Ex-minister Breaks Into APC Secretariat In A/Ibom – Leadership Newspapers


Vanguard

Pandemonium As Ex-minister Breaks Into APC Secretariat In A/Ibom
Leadership Newspapers
No fewer than three persons sustained injuries as the ongoing fight between two factions of the Akwa Ibom State All Progressives Congress (APC) took a new and dangerous turn, at the weekend. A faction loyal to the Managing Director of the Oil and Gas ...
Nigeria: Akpabio Used 'Fetish Oath' to Extract Loyalty From Politicians , Ex-Minister AllegesAllAfrica.com
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Etiebet and the minions, by Nsikak EkanemThe Eagle Online
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Oil spills: Bayelsa vows to sue erring firms – Vanguard


Vanguard

Oil spills: Bayelsa vows to sue erring firms
Vanguard
Yenagoa —Hard times await oil companies operating in Bayelsa State which do not operate within the law, as the state government has threatened to file cases against any company that causes spillage in the state. Attorney-General and Commissioner for ...
Bayelsa Sets Up Committee To Review Laws Against Girl Child Rape, OthersLeadership Newspapers

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My Kaduna Story – El-Rufai – Vanguard


Vanguard

My Kaduna Story – El-Rufai
Vanguard
Undoubtedly one of the most impactful men of his generation, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has had great bearing on the pace and pattern of the nation's political economy in the last 17 years. From his role in opening up the nation's privatisation programme ...
Nigeria: Latest Violence in Southern Kaduna Longest On Record - ReportAllAfrica.com
S/Kaduna group condemns destruction of military base foundation in KafanchanDaily Trust
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Buhari Only incurable looters are wishing President dead- Ojudu – Pulse Nigeria


The Punch

Buhari Only incurable looters are wishing President dead- Ojudu
Pulse Nigeria
Ojudu said this while speaking with reporters in Ado Ekiti, after hosting leaders and members of the APC in Ekiti. Published: 3 minutes ago; Pulse News Agency Local By NAN. Print; eMail · Presidency releases picture of Buhari to stop rumors play ...
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Court affirms Goodie Ibru as Ikeja Hotels chairman – Vanguard


Vanguard

Court affirms Goodie Ibru as Ikeja Hotels chairman
Vanguard
Lagos—Justice A. Abdul Kafarati of a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has declared that the Extra Ordinary General Meeting, EGM, of the Ikeja Hotel Plc, held on January 6, 2015, where the chairman of the hotel's board, Mr. Goodie Ibru was ...
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Lagos Task Force arrests 210 miscreants – Vanguard


Vanguard

Lagos Task Force arrests 210 miscreants
Vanguard
Operatives of Lagos State Environment and Special Offences Enforcement Unit (Task Force) have arrested and prosecuted 210 miscreants and hoodlums within three days. They were arrested during an operation around Oshodi and its environs. Chairman of ...
Lagos task force prosecutes 210 Oshodi night maraudersGuardian
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Ambode affirms support to revamp National Theatre – BusinessDay


BusinessDay

Ambode affirms support to revamp National Theatre
BusinessDay
Governor Akinwumi Ambode of Lagos State on Sunday says the state will support the concept of bringing the National Theatre to life. The governor made this known when he joined the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, to inspect the ...
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Five IPOB members allegedly shot dead in Asaba – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Five IPOB members allegedly shot dead in Asaba
Daily Post Nigeria
At least five members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, have been allegedly shot dead in Asaba Delta State . In a statement sent to DAILY POST on Sunday, IPOB spokesman, Emma Powerful claimed that military men stormed a gathering of the ...
'Biafra 'll work against Igbo Presidency'The Nation Newspaper
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Sultan of Sokoto, Aregbesola, others pray for peace in Nigeria, Buhari’s recovery – Vanguard


Vanguard

Sultan of Sokoto, Aregbesola, others pray for peace in Nigeria, Buhari's recovery
Vanguard
President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Sa'ad Abubakar III, has joind the Osun state Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola and others to pray for peace in Nigeria as well as for ...
Sultan of Sokoto, Aregbesola, others pray for Buhari's recovery (Photos)NAIJ.COM
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Abuja airport closure: Why we won’t relocate to Kaduna – Workers – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Abuja airport closure: Why we won't relocate to Kaduna – Workers
Daily Post Nigeria
Members of the National Union of Air Transport Employees have threatened to withdraw their services at the Kaduna International Airport should the Federal Government fail to prioritise their welfare. NUATE's General Secretary, Olayinka Abioye, told the ...
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Kaduna airport navigation aids upgradedNaija247news
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EFCC Seizes 10 Choice Properties From Ex-FCT Minister, Son – SaharaReporters.com


SaharaReporters.com

EFCC Seizes 10 Choice Properties From Ex-FCT Minister, Son
SaharaReporters.com
The agency believes the properties were acquired by the father and son with stolen public funds. by The Nation Newspaper Feb 12, 2017. The immediate past Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Alhaji Bala Mohammed, and his son, Shamsudeen, have ...
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FG Recovers $151 Million And Eight Billion Naira Loot – CHANNELS TELEVISION


CHANNELS TELEVISION

FG Recovers $151 Million And Eight Billion Naira Loot
CHANNELS TELEVISION
Federal Government Recovers Loot The Federal Government says it has made multiple recoveries of looted funds totaling 151 million dollars and eight billion naira through the 'Whistle-Blower Policy'. The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, in a ...

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Whistleblower policy is now yielding results – Lai Mohammed – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM

Whistleblower policy is now yielding results - Lai Mohammed
NAIJ.COM
The federal government has revealed that it has recovered US$151 million and N8 billion that was looted under the administration of former president, Goodluck Jonathan. This was contained in a statement issued on Sunday, February 12 by the minister of ...
Treasury looters, greatest assaults to our collective rights – MinisterDaily Post Nigeria
FG's Whistle-blower policy yields fruit, recovers US$151m, N8b looted fundsVanguard
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Die hard PDP critic dumps APC for PDP in Delta – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM

Die hard PDP critic dumps APC for PDP in Delta
NAIJ.COM
A die hard critic of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta state, Barrister Fred Latimore Oghenesivbe, has dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC), a party under which platform he criticized the PDP for over three years in Delta state ...
Okowa Calls For Strengthening Of PDP Ahead Of PollsCHANNELS TELEVISION
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Okowa takes road devt to riverine areasVanguard
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Over 1000 Customs Officers Promoted To Various Ranks – Leadership Newspapers


Nigeria Today

Over 1000 Customs Officers Promoted To Various Ranks
Leadership Newspapers
The Comptroller General of Customs (NCS), Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd) has approved the promotion of 1,561 Junior Officers to various ranks. In a statement made available to LEADERSHIP and signed by Custom's Acting Public Relations Officer, Joseph ...
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Fayose vows to fish out killers of herdsman – Vanguard


Vanguard

Fayose vows to fish out killers of herdsman
Vanguard
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has charged the police and the Department of State Security (DSS) to fish out the killers of a herdsman, Mr. Ahmed Dele, in Omu Ekiti, vowing to bring the killers to justice. Ahmed was allegedly killed by ...
Fulani herdsman killed in EkitiNAIJ.COM
Herdsman killing: Fayose vows to fish out, punish perpetratorsNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

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Why we’ve not prosecuted importers of 661 rifles — Customs – The Punch


The Punch

Why we've not prosecuted importers of 661 rifles — Customs
The Punch
The Nigeria Customs Service, on Saturday, explained why it had not prosecuted those arrested for their alleged involvement in the importation of 49 boxes of 661 pump-action rifles, stating that the service had yet to conclude investigations into the ...

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Cancelled 2face protest – The Punch


The Punch

Cancelled 2face protest
The Punch
Innocent Idibia, popularly known as 2face, announced penultimate Saturday evening that the One Voice protest, which he had publicised for a while, was under serious threat by interests not aligned with the ideals of the protest. The singer explained ...
2face Idibia makes 1st public appearance a week after cancelling February 6 protestNigerian Entertainment Today
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How Boko Haram razed Borno village, burn one person alive – Vanguard


Vanguard

How Boko Haram razed Borno village, burn one person alive
Vanguard
Persons suspected to be Boko Haram fighters have invaded Mussa village in Askira-Uba Local Government Area of Borno State, setting ablaze dozens of houses. A man, believed to be trapped in one of the houses, was said to have been killed. This was not ...
Boko Haram brides fear returning to their normal lives without their 'terrorist husbands'NAIJ.COM
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Peaceful Turnout Recorded In Yobe LG Poll – CHANNELS TELEVISION


CHANNELS TELEVISION

Peaceful Turnout Recorded In Yobe LG Poll
CHANNELS TELEVISION
Rivers Rerun Reports gathered, have indicate that the Local Government Election which took place in Yobe state, witnessed a peaceful and orderly conduct at the various polling stations. It was also said while some polling stations recorded an ...
Yobe State LG Elections Begins PeacefullyInformation Nigeria
Yobe holds peaceful council polls, records low turnout of female votersThe Nation Newspaper
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S-east leaders joining APC are abandoning Igbo cause – Okafor – Vanguard


Vanguard

S-east leaders joining APC are abandoning Igbo cause – Okafor
Vanguard
Chief Okwuchukwu is a former Organising Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State. In this interview, Okafor insists the PDP remains the party to beat in the governorship election coming up in the state later this year. A major ...

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Nigerian nabbed with 90 capsules of cocaine in his stomach at India airport – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Nigerian nabbed with 90 capsules of cocaine in his stomach at India airport
Daily Post Nigeria
A Nigerian, Okonkwo M. Tony, has been arrested at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, IGIA, Delhi, India, for alleged drug trafficking. Tony, upon his arrest by Narcotics Control Bureau sleuths earlier this week, had swallowed 90 capsules of cocaine.
India Arrests Nigerian for Ingesting 90 Wraps of CocaineSIGNAL (press release)
Cocaine worth Rs10 cr recovered from Nigerian's tummyNYOOOZ
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Aisha Buhari arrives Nigeria after pilgrimage (PHOTOS) – YNaija


Aisha Buhari arrives Nigeria after pilgrimage (PHOTOS)
YNaija
Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari on Saturday arrived Nigeria after undertaking the lesser pilgrimage in Mecca. Her arrival was announced by her aide, Zaynab Ikaz-Kassim on Twitter. - Advertisement -. The last public appearance of Mrs. Buhari was ...

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Tambuwal signs 2017 budget of N204.3bn into law – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Tambuwal signs 2017 budget of N204.3bn into law
Daily Post Nigeria
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Friday signed into law the state's 2017 appropriation bill of over N204.3 billion. Speaking at the event, Tambuwal expressed delight at the timely passage of the budget document by the state House of ...

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CharlyBoy: This NLC Sef! – Bella Naija


Bella Naija

CharlyBoy: This NLC Sef!
Bella Naija
On February 8, 2017 I tweeted about joining the NLC on their walk for good governance. I was really not too surprised at the kinds of responses I got from fellow frustrated Nigerians. My people just dey query me as per how somebody like me go come gum ...
Those in the National Assembly are not representing the people well - NLC spits venomsNAIJ.COM
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NLC, TUC Leaders Meet Osinbajo At Aso VillaLeadership Newspapers
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Buhari’s health: 350 Imams pray for president’s recovery – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM

Buhari's health: 350 Imams pray for president's recovery
NAIJ.COM
Not fewer than 350 imams have led prayers for President Muhammadu Buhari's quick return to full health, New Telegraph reports. The imams carried out the prayers in Juma'at mosques across Borno state in places like Maiduguri, Jere, Biu and others.
Prayers offered for Buhari in 350 Jumma'at mosques in BornoVanguard
Metro Nigeria: 350 Imams Pray For President BuhariNigerian Bulletin
350 Borno mosques offer special prayers for BuhariTheCable
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Police promotes officers attached to EFCC for recovering N42bn – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Police promotes officers attached to EFCC for recovering N42bn
Daily Post Nigeria
The Police Service Commission, PSC, has promoted an Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, operative, CSP Sulaiman Abdul, to the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police for recovering N42bn for the Federal Government. The commission ...
Good Conduct Two police officers promoted for turning down $21m bribePulse Nigeria
Police officer who recovered N42bn for FG, 5 others promotedThe News
Two officers promoted for rejecting $21 million bribeNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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Anambra Central Senatorial Tussle: Umeh floors Ekwunife at S-Court – Vanguard


Vanguard

Anambra Central Senatorial Tussle: Umeh floors Ekwunife at S-Court
Vanguard
ABUJA – The Supreme Court, on Friday, struck out an appeal by Senator Uche Ekwunife, challenging nullification of her election for the Anambra Central Senatorial District. In an unanimous judgment, a five-man panel of Justices of the apex court led by ...
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Anambra Central: Umeh floors Ekwunife at S/CourtThe News
Anambra Central Senatorial Dispute: Supreme Court Throws out Ekunife's AppealThe Streetjournal

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NAFDAC grants 5411 registrations for local products in 2016 – NBS – Vanguard


Vanguard

NAFDAC grants 5411 registrations for local products in 2016 – NBS
Vanguard
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) granted registration approval for 5,411 local products out of 5,417 products presented to the agency in 2016. This is contained in a report ...

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Sokoto Internal Revenue Board dissolved – Daily Trust


Daily Trust

Sokoto Internal Revenue Board dissolved
Daily Trust
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal approved a statement signed by the state Commissioner of Finance, Saidu Umar disclosed. "With this new directive, the former team, headed by Musa Muhammad Maccido, has been asked to hand over the affairs to the ...
Tambuwal assents to 2017 budget of N204.3 billionPremium Times
Gov. Tambuwal sacks Internal Revenue Board, appoints interim committeeThe Eagle Online
Tambuwal sacks revenue board, appoints interim committeeThe Nation Newspaper
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Lawyers, labour and Christian leaders seek laws to force Buhari, others to declare health status – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM

Lawyers, labour and Christian leaders seek laws to force Buhari, others to declare health status
NAIJ.COM
Organisations representing Nigerians across different spheres of life have called for constitutional provisions that will force President Muhammadu Buhari and other leaders in the future to declare their health status. READ ALSO: Presidency staff put ...

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FG alerts Nigerians on planned deadly attacks by terrorist group – Vanguard


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FG alerts Nigerians on planned deadly attacks by terrorist group
Vanguard
The Federal Govern-ment has alerted Nigerians on the plan by a Boko Haram affiliate, Muslim Brotherhood Cell in Kogi State, to acquire bomb-making chemicals and high-calibre weapons to perpetrate acts of terror, including attacks on banks, arms depots ...
Another Deadly Islamic Sect is Born as DHQ Denies Using Captured Boko Haram as SpiesThe Streetjournal
Federal Government Warns Citizens Against 'Muslim Brotherhood'CHANNELS TELEVISION
Boko Haram affiliate planning deadly attacks – FGThe Nation Newspaper
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Nothing will make me defect to APC – Iwuanyanwu – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Nothing will make me defect to APC – Iwuanyanwu
Daily Post Nigeria
People's Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustee member, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu has debunked reports alleging that he defected from the party to the All Progressives Congress (APC). He maintained that nobody, including Governor Rochas ...
Why up NEPA is a chorus at APC National SecretariatVanguard
Accord party denies purported alliance awith PDPGuardian

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How Buhari’s ‘sick leave’ is affecting Nigerian politics – Daily Trust


Daily Trust

How Buhari's 'sick leave' is affecting Nigerian politics
Daily Trust
By Hamza Idris & Isiaka Wakili | Publish Date: Feb 11 2017 5:25AMNigeria's political environment has not been the same since President Muhammadu Buhari left for medical vacation in the United Kingdom. However, attempts at gauging the body language of ...
Presidency staff put on standby for Buhari's returnNAIJ.COM
It is in Buhari's best interest to come clean about his health recordsTheCable
Nigeria: Muhammadu Buhari's 'Inconclusive' Medical VacationAllAfrica.com
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IBORI: One week after! – Vanguard


Vanguard

IBORI: One week after!
Vanguard
SINCE he took flight from the country, on the spur of the moment, about six years ago, and subsequent trial and conviction in the United Kingdom, the second civilian Governor of Delta State, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, had always dreamed of the day he ...

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Of PMB’s Health And Needless Protests – Leadership Newspapers (blog)


Leadership Newspapers (blog)

Of PMB's Health And Needless Protests
Leadership Newspapers (blog)
After his ten days vacation period in the United Kingdom in the United Kingdom had expired, Nigerians were looking forward to President Muhammadu Buhari's arrival in the country. State House correspondents were on standby waiting for instructions on ...

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Soldiers face trial over assault of physically challenged man – Daily Trust


Daily Trust

Soldiers face trial over assault of physically challenged man
Daily Trust
Physically- challenged Tobias Chijioke Oratu, who was brutalized by some soldiers for wearing a trouser with camouflage patterns is flanked by the Deputy Director, Public Relations, 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, Col. Sagir Musa and the Commander ...
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Those behind Buhari, Osinbajo rumours will not live till eternity — JNI – The Punch


The Punch

Those behind Buhari, Osinbajo rumours will not live till eternity — JNI
The Punch
The Jama'atu Nasril Islam on Thursday said those spreading false rumours of President Muhammadu Buhari's illness and death were unpatriotic. JNI General Secretary, Dr Khalid Abubakar, in a statement described as callous, mischievous and unpatriotic, ...
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Counsel’s ill health stalls hearing of Justice Ademola’ case – The Eagle Online


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Counsel's ill health stalls hearing of Justice Ademola' case
The Eagle Online
An FCT High Court in Maitama on Friday adjourned till February 20 and 21 the suit filed by the Federal Government against Justice Adeniyi Ademola; his wife, Olabowale; and Joe Aji (SAN). The suit was adjourned at the instance of Chief Robert Clarke ...
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FG should give Nigerians more details on $1bn Eurobond – Fayose – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

FG should give Nigerians more details on $1bn Eurobond – Fayose
Daily Post Nigeria
Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has called on the Federal Government to provide more details on the $1billion Eurobond which repayment would last until 2032. In a statement issued on Friday by his Chief Press Secretary, Idowu Adelusi, Fayose ...
FG unravels delay in raising $1bn Eurobond to fund 2016 budgetVanguard

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You Have Case To Answer, Court Tells Ogunlewe, Others – CHANNELS TELEVISION


CHANNELS TELEVISION

You Have Case To Answer, Court Tells Ogunlewe, Others
CHANNELS TELEVISION
Tambuwal An Abeokuta High Court sitting in Isabo in the Ogun state capital, has ruled that the the former Minister of Works and Housing, Adeseye Ogunlewe, has a case to answer over his trial in a case of an alleged 800 million Naira misappropriation.
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Tension as ritualists kill Fulani herdsman in Ekiti – NAIJ.COM


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Tension as ritualists kill Fulani herdsman in Ekiti
NAIJ.COM
Some yet-to-be identified persons have killed a herdsman in what is suspected to be a ritualist attack in Omu town, in Oye Local Government area of Ekiti state. According to Punch, Ahmed Dele was attacked by his assailants while grazing his cattle.
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Justice Ademola earns N6.3m annually, witness tells Court – Daily Trust


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Justice Ademola earns N6.3m annually, witness tells Court
Daily Trust
By Clement A. Oloyede | Publish Date: Feb 10 2017 4:19PMHe said the judge also earns other allowances which include furniture allowance paid once in four years to the tune N5.4 million and a monthly welfare allowance of N305,000. facebook · twitter ...
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