Monthly Archives: July 2017

Creation of intelligence cells, forensic laboratory will curb threats – Army – The Nation Newspaper


The Nation Newspaper

Creation of intelligence cells, forensic laboratory will curb threats – Army
The Nation Newspaper
The Army says that creation of special intelligence cells and technical forensic laboratory are recent innovations that have improved its operational capacity in curbing threats to national security. The Director, Military Intelligence (DMI), Maj.-Gen ...

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Police uncovers Badoo shrine in Ikorodu – NAIJ.COM


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Police uncovers Badoo shrine in Ikorodu
NAIJ.COM
In its efforts to get rid of the Badoo gang, a notorious ritual sect, terrorising the Ikorodu area of Lagos and its environs, the state police command on Monday July 31 uncovered the group shrine. This Day reports that while acting on a tip off, the ...
Ikorodu killings: Police uncover Badoo shrinePremium Times
Police Uncover Badoo Shrine, Arrest Traditional Ruler Over KillingsThe Streetjournal
Metro Badoo: Don't Stay in Isolated Areas – Police Warns LagosiansNigerian Bulletin
Daily Post Nigeria -TV360 -Pulse Nigeria -TheCable
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BBOG to match to Aso Rock over 113 Chibok girls in captivity – TheCable


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BBOG to match to Aso Rock over 113 Chibok girls in captivity
TheCable
The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group will on Tuesday match to Aso Rock, Nigeria's seat of power, to press for the release of 113 Chibok girls in Boko Haram captivity. Sesugh Akume, BBOG spokesman, said this in a statement issued on Monday. On April ...

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Breaking: Arewa Youths back out, to withdraw quit notice order to Ndigbo – Vanguard


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Breaking: Arewa Youths back out, to withdraw quit notice order to Ndigbo
Vanguard
The Arewa Youths Coalition has said it would withdraw the quit order it gave to Ndigbo to vacate all northern states before October 1st. The northern group's spokesperson, Abdulaziz Suleiman, said they would withdraw the statement this week. The group ...
Northern Governors Forum urges south-east governors to caution Nnamdi KanuNAIJ.COM
Biafra: Call Nnamdi Kanu, other agitators to order – Governor Shettima to Igbo leadersDaily Post Nigeria
#QUITNOTICE: Rather than arrest, northern leaders beg Arewa youths to review orderRipples Nigeria
Daily Trust -NTA News -THISDAY Newspapers -SIGNAL (press release)
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Fani-Kayode under fire from top Biafran leader – NAIJ.COM


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Fani-Kayode under fire from top Biafran leader
NAIJ.COM
A top member of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Candy Stallworth, has accused former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode of having a doom plan for Biafrans. READ ALSO: IPOB members waylay Governor Obiano in church, chant 'no election.
Biafra: My men nearly shot IPOB members who blocked Obiano – Anambra CPDaily Post Nigeria
IPOB members storm church, protest to ObianoVanguard
Man Claims To Be Healed After He Sighted Nnamdi Kanu.. READ MORE!Information Nigeria
YNaija -Daily Trust -Gistmaster (blog) -BellaNaija
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Handle Criminal Cases Diligently, IGP Warns Police Commissioners – CHANNELS TELEVISION


CHANNELS TELEVISION

Handle Criminal Cases Diligently, IGP Warns Police Commissioners
CHANNELS TELEVISION
The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has warned Commissioners of Police in various commands to handle criminal cases diligently and conduct themselves professionally. Mr Idris, who gave the warning while addressing top senior police ...
IG cautions police commissioners against misconductsThe News
IG to commissioners: Take a bribe and lose your jobTheCable
IGP reads riot act to police commissionersNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

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Zionist group forms interim govt, Professor Pat Utomi becomes foreign minister – NAIJ.COM


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Zionist group forms interim govt, Professor Pat Utomi becomes foreign minister
NAIJ.COM
... - The self-acclaimed president of Biafra, Barr. Benjamin Onwuka, said US and Israel are in support of the new republic. The Biafra Zionist Federation (BZF) has on Monday July 31 announced the split of south east from Nigeria by announcing an ...
Biafran group announces interim governmentPulse Nigeria
Biafra Zionist President Names Interim Government OfficialsReports Afrique News

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FG to rebuild Sukur World Heritage Site destroyed by Boko Haram – The Nation Newspaper


The Nation Newspaper

FG to rebuild Sukur World Heritage Site destroyed by Boko Haram
The Nation Newspaper
The National Commission for Museum and Monuments (NCMM), says it is exploring ways to rebuild the Sukur world heritage site in Adamawa destroyed by Boko Haram insurgents in 2014. The Director-General of the commission, Malam Yusuf Usman, made ...

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Boko Haram Attacks Based Strongly On Collaborators – DHQ – CHANNELS TELEVISION


CHANNELS TELEVISION

Boko Haram Attacks Based Strongly On Collaborators – DHQ
CHANNELS TELEVISION
The Defence Headquarters has blamed the pockets of Boko Haram attacks in Borno State on the information the insurgents get from informants. The Director of Defence Information, Major General John Enenche, stated this on Monday on Sunrise Daily while ...

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Lagos deputy speaker seeks to remove Banire as party’s National Legal Adviser – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM

Lagos deputy speaker seeks to remove Banire as party's National Legal Adviser
NAIJ.COM
Deputy speaker of Lagos state House of Assembly, Wasiu Eshilokun-Sanni, has dragged Muiz Banire, the party's national legal adviser before an Ikeja Division of the Lagos High Court over forgery of his purported withdrawal letter from the 2015 election ...
Lagos LG elections: How APC, PDP won and lostNaija247news
APC lawmaker, others file suit for Banire's expulsionThe Punch
The Banire drama moves to court, as Lagos Dep Speaker seeks his ousterRipples Nigeria

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Restructuring: The Southwest has troubled Nigeria since 1953 -Yakasai – Vanguard


Vanguard

Restructuring: The Southwest has troubled Nigeria since 1953 -Yakasai
Vanguard
Elder-statesman, Tanko Yakassai, 91 is among the very few Nigerians around with political origins antecedents from pre-independent Nigeria. With a dose of human right activism, Yakasai is a voice that has repeatedly erupted in challenging times. He ...
Restructuring Circle in Nigeria,By EMMANUEL YAWENational Accord
Restructuring feverThe Nation Newspaper

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Why I visited PDP’s Secretariats – Senator Aisha Jumai Alhassan – Naija247news


THISDAY Newspapers

Why I visited PDP's Secretariats – Senator Aisha Jumai Alhassan
Naija247news
The tension recently ignited by the visit of the Minister for Women Affairs and Social Development, Senator Aisha Jumai Alhassan to the National Headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has finally been laid to rest. The visit which many saw ...
I'll Respond To Calls to Contest in 2019 After Due Consultations, Says AlhassanTHISDAY Newspapers

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Kaduna State APC crisis: Thugs attack NUJ secretarial, injure journalists – The News


Vanguard

Kaduna State APC crisis: Thugs attack NUJ secretarial, injure journalists
The News
The secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Kaduna State Council was attacked by political thugs on Sunday. The thugs injured journalists, vandalised properties and disrupted a press briefing by some APC chieftains in the state. The News ...
Journalists beaten, property destroyed as thugs invade Kaduna NUJ SecretariatVanguard
El-Rufai orders probe of attack on Senators, Reps, journalists in KadunaDaily Post Nigeria
Thugs attack secretariat of the (NUJ) , KadunaInformation Nigeria
Daily Trust -Nigerian Bulletin -AllAfrica.com -The Streetjournal
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Julius Berger abandons Lagos-Ibadan Expressway – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Julius Berger abandons Lagos-Ibadan Expressway
Daily Post Nigeria
The Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing has announced that Julius Berger Nigeria Plc has finally suspended work on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. It sad the development was not unconnected with delays in the payment of agreed contract fees ...
Fashola outlines priority road projects, apologises to National AssemblyPremium Times
Contractors Threaten to Suspend Work on Lagos-Ibadan ExpresswayTHISDAY Newspapers

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Nigeria: Lagos Task Force Arrests 74, Demolishes Illegal Structures – AllAfrica.com


Guardian

Nigeria: Lagos Task Force Arrests 74, Demolishes Illegal Structures
AllAfrica.com
No fewer than 74 suspected hoodlums have been arrested at the Obalende bridge, Lagos, as the state government task force commenced demolition of illegal structures and shanties in the area. The demolition of the shanties and containerized shops around ...
Lagos task force arrests 74, pulls down 120 illegal structuresDaily Trust
74 arrested as task force demolishes shantiesThe Nation Newspaper
74 arrested for smoking, selling drugs as Lagos begins demolition of illegal structures at Obalende + photosThe Eagle Online
WorldStage
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Edo’s outrageous anti-poor university – Vanguard


Vanguard

Edo's outrageous anti-poor university
Vanguard
Values have degenerated so much that leaders no longer know where to draw the line between decency and moral turpitude. This is manifest in a brazen and unacceptable anti-poor admission policy at the Edo University, Iyamho (EUI). Professor Emmanuel ...

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UNIMAID lecturers: ASUU threatens strike – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

UNIMAID lecturers: ASUU threatens strike
Daily Post Nigeria
The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has vowed to embark on indefinite strike if the Federal Government failed to strengthen security in the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) and ensure the release of the abducted lecturers. Recall that the ...
Boko Haram Ambush: ASUU Demands Rescue Of Lecturers, Threatens StrikeCHANNELS TELEVISION
ASUU threatens to embark on strike, if UNIMAID lecturers are not released from captivityInformation Nigeria

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Parents of released Igbonla boys express worry over their behaviour – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM

Parents of released Igbonla boys express worry over their behaviour
NAIJ.COM
A report by New Telegraph indicates that parents of the six students of the Lagos State Model College, who were released on Friday, July 28, have noticed that their children are exhibiting strange characters. According to the report, the parents of the ...
IGBONLA SIX: How colleague's sickness aborted victims' escape planVanguard
Why six kidnapped Lagos school boys wore Barcelona, Chelsea jerseysDaily Post Nigeria
How Lagos Students Were Released from Ondo CreeksTHISDAY Newspapers
The Nation Newspaper -AllAfrica.com
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Journalists beaten, property destroyed as thugs invade Kaduna NUJ Secretariat – Vanguard


Vanguard

Journalists beaten, property destroyed as thugs invade Kaduna NUJ Secretariat
Vanguard
Kaduna—Armed thugs, yesterday, attacked journalists and others at the Kaduna State Council of the Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ, secretariat, disrupting a press conference being addressed by Senators Shehu Sani and Othman Hunkuyi on the ...
Thugs attack secretariat of the (NUJ) , KadunaInformation Nigeria
El-Rufai orders probe of attack on Senators, Reps, journalists in KadunaDaily Post Nigeria
Politics El-Rufai Condemns Attack on Shehu Sani, JournalistsNigerian Bulletin
NAIJ.COM -Daily Trust -THISDAY Newspapers -Naija News (press release)
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Our intractable Northern burdens – Vanguard


THISDAY Newspapers

Our intractable Northern burdens
Vanguard
WHAT happened at the Senate on Wednesday, 26th July 2017 infuriated those who have been clamouring for restructuring and true federalism. But, it elated two other segments of the Nigerian society which, funny enough, see each other as sworn enemies: ...
Monsters we createThe Nation Newspaper
In Search of Regional SolutionsTHISDAY Newspapers
Nigeria runs towards the last quarterNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

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Bayelsa communities threaten to shut down Agip operations over spill, MoU – Guardian (blog)


Guardian (blog)

Bayelsa communities threaten to shut down Agip operations over spill, MoU
Guardian (blog)
The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) worldwide has called on the Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC) to observe international best practices in its operations to avoid a shut down of its activities. The body wants the oil giant to comply with the Memorandum of ...
Respect agreement with host communities, IYC tells AGIPVanguard

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IPOB members storm church, protest to Obiano – Vanguard


Daily Post Nigeria

IPOB members storm church, protest to Obiano
Vanguard
AWKA—The insistence by members of IPOB, that there would be no election in Anambra State in November this year, allegedly took a dangerous dimension with some youths suspected to be members of IPOB storming St. Joseph's Catholic Church, ...
Anambra: Obiano escapes IPOB attackDaily Trust
IPOB members storm Anambra governor's church, chanting “no referendum, no election”YNaija
IPOB members waylay Governor Obiano in church, chant 'no election'NAIJ.COM
Daily Post Nigeria -Politics Nigeria
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Lagos Deputy Speaker sues Banire for alleged forgery – Vanguard


Lagos Deputy Speaker sues Banire for alleged forgery
Vanguard
lagos—Deputy Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Wasiu Eshilokun Sanni has dragged the National Legal Adviser of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Muiz Banire before a Lagos High Court in Ikeja over forgery of his purported withdrawal ...

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Akubuiro’s Prodigals in Paradise read at UNILAG – Vanguard


Vanguard

Akubuiro's Prodigals in Paradise read at UNILAG
Vanguard
The venue was the Faculty of Arts Boardroom, University of Lagos, and the book in focus was Henry Akubuiro's debut novel, Prodigals in Paradise. And as expected it was filled to the brim as students and lecturers from English Department, reporters and ...

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North’s youths to withdraw Igbo quit notice – The Nation Newspaper


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North's youths to withdraw Igbo quit notice
The Nation Newspaper
The Arewa Youths Coalition is set to withdraw the October 1 quit notice handed Igbo in the North to leave. The youths were waving the olive branch after a meeting with Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima in Abuja yesterday. Arewa Youth Coalition ...

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Nothing unusual about sack of Bauchi commissioners — Malami – Daily Trust


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Nothing unusual about sack of Bauchi commissioners — Malami
Daily Trust
By Hamza Idris | Publish Date: Jul 31 2017 2:00AMSince 2015, Bauchi State has remained a subject of public discourse among the opposition and members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Added to this, Governor Mohammed Abdullahi ...
The changing face of BauchiVanguard

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What’s Aguiyi-Ironsi’s place in history? – The Nation Newspaper


The Nation Newspaper

What's Aguiyi-Ironsi's place in history?
The Nation Newspaper
The late General Johnson Thomas Ummunakwe Aguiyi-Ironsi assumed power at a turbulent period in Nigeria's political history, after helping to quell the bloody coup of January 15, 1966. He faced an uphill task during his six-month administration, because ...

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When will Fajuyi be immortalised? – The Nation Newspaper


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When will Fajuyi be immortalised?
The Nation Newspaper
The first military governor of the defunct Western Region, Lt. Col. Adekunle Fajuyi was assassinated 51 years ago, alongside the Head of State, Major-Gen. Thomas Aguiyi-Ironsi in the counter coup of July 29, 1966. Assistant Editor LEKE SALAUDEEN ...

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Fake lawyer jailed two and a half years – The Nation Newspaper


Fake lawyer jailed two and a half years
The Nation Newspaper
A man, Emmanuel Ojo, has been sentenced to two and a half years for parading himself as a lawyer. He was not given an option of fine. The 52-year old man, who was apprehended by the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Oyo State branch and arraigned at the ...

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FG is lying to Nigerians, Boko Haram is progressing – Fayose – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM

FG is lying to Nigerians, Boko Haram is progressing - Fayose
NAIJ.COM
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state has once again issued a press release condemning the federal government on the Boko Haram insurgency. Mr Idowu Adelusi, the chief press secretary to Fayose issued a press release on Sunday, July 30 in which ...
Fayose: Boko Haram war not over — and killing of oil workers confirms thisTheCable
Politics Boko Haram Battle is Not Yet Over – Fayose Tells FGNigerian Bulletin
Boko Haram Is Not Defeated – FayoseWetinhappen Magazine (blog)

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Buhari’s absence quizzed on CNN (VIDEO) – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Buhari's absence quizzed on CNN (VIDEO)
Daily Post Nigeria
President Muhammadu Buhari's absence from the country has become a subject of quiz on the CNN. The topic of the president's absence from the country for over 78 days was quizzed on Global Public Square (GPS) anchored by Fareed Zakaria on CNN.
Is Rochas Okorocha better than Lai Mohammed?Vanguard
National Assembly leaders planning to visit Buhari in LondonNAIJ.COM
All roads lead to LondonBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)
Information Nigeria -Nigerian Bulletin -Leadership Newspapers -Gistmaster (blog)
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Lagos deputy speaker sues Banire over forgery – Vanguard


Vanguard

Lagos deputy speaker sues Banire over forgery
Vanguard
Deputy Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Wasiu Eshilokun Sanni has dragged the National Legal Adviser of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Muiz Banire before a Lagos High Court in Ikeja over forgery of his purported withdrawal letter ...
Suspension: I have been vindicated by APC's NWC - Timi FrankNAIJ.COM
Banire suspension saga: Timi Frank blasts APC national chairman, OyegunDaily Post Nigeria
Oyegun is a master of confusion – Timi Frank bombs APC chairmanPolitics Nigeria
Buzz Reporters (press release) (blog) -SundiataPost (press release) (blog)
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Osinbajo inaugurates airlifting of 2017 Hajj pilgrims – Vanguard


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Osinbajo inaugurates airlifting of 2017 Hajj pilgrims
Vanguard
The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday, inaugurated the airlifting of Nigerian pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for the 2017 Hajj at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. Osinbajo, who was represented by the Minister of the Federal ...
JUST IN: Hajj 2017: First batch of Nigerians leave for Saudi ArabiaPremium Times
FG Warns Pilgrims Against Acts Capable Of Jeopardising SecurityCHANNELS TELEVISION
Iranian pilgrims return to haj in Saudi Arabia after boycott last yearReuters
SundiataPost (press release) (blog) -NTA News -The Daily Star -P.M. News
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Restructuring: VON DG Faults Atiku – Premium Times


Premium Times

Restructuring: VON DG Faults Atiku
Premium Times
The Director General of Voice of Nigeria, VON, Osita Okechukwu has appealed to former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, and other well-meaning Nigerians, to join President Muhammadu Buhari in restructuring the deficit infrastructure in Nigeria.
Attack on Atiku over restructuring: You got it wrong, Senator Murray-Bruce tells YakassaiVanguard
Yakasai berates Atiku for his stance on restructuringNAIJ.COM
Adamawa APC urges Atiku to disregard overture to PDPTVC News
Daily Post Nigeria -Nigeria Today -AllAfrica.com
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Biafra is not possible, says Orji Uzor Kalu – Vanguard


Vanguard

Biafra is not possible, says Orji Uzor Kalu
Vanguard
LOKOJA – Former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu has said that the agitation for Biafra country by the Igbos cannot be made possible now, calling on the Igbo to rather channeled their energy for Igbo to become President of Nigeria. Orji Uzor Kalu

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Biafra is not possible, says Orji Uzor Kalu – Vanguard


Vanguard

Biafra is not possible, says Orji Uzor Kalu
Vanguard
LOKOJA – Former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu has said that the agitation for Biafra country by the Igbos cannot be made possible now, calling on the Igbo to rather channeled their energy for Igbo to become President of Nigeria. Orji Uzor Kalu
Orji Kalu urges Igbos to ignore agitation for 'impossible' Biafra and fight for presidencyNAIJ.COM

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Peace Corps: Akoh denies bribing Nigerian senators to pass bill – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM

Peace Corps: Akoh denies bribing Nigerian senators to pass bill
NAIJ.COM
The National Commandant of the Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN), Ambassador Dickson Akoh has debunked a media report that alleged the PCN bribed members of the National Assembly to pass its bill. The report had alleged that the PCN bribed senators ...
Peace Corps: Commandant, Dickson Akor denies bribing Nigerian SenatorsDaily Post Nigeria
Akoh asks: Does Peace Corps possess the funds to bribe entire n'assembly?TheCable

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Referendum not Restructuring will solve Nigeria’s problems – Nnamdi Kanu – Politics Nigeria


Politics Nigeria

Referendum not Restructuring will solve Nigeria's problems – Nnamdi Kanu
Politics Nigeria
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu believes that for Nigeria to enjoy a successful democracy devoid of sentiments, the government should encourage referendum and not the idea of restructuring. Kanu has remained a strong ...

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Borno attacks: We are on top of the situation – Osinbajo – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Borno attacks: We are on top of the situation – Osinbajo
Daily Post Nigeria
The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday assured Nigerians of Federal Government's efforts and capacity in stemming the tide of terrorism anywhere in the country. This is as he condemned the ambush, attack and abduction of soldiers, and ...
B/Haram: Explore all options, Osinbajo tells militaryDaily Trust
Terrorist Attacks In Borno: Osinbajo orders continued search and rescue missions to free the abductedWorldStage

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Yakasai berates Atiku for his stance on restructuring – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM

Yakasai berates Atiku for his stance on restructuring
NAIJ.COM
Elder statesman, Tanko Yakasai has criticised the position of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar supporting restructuring, describing his stance on the issue as hogwash and invitation to anarchy. Speaking to Vanguard, Yakasai said the position of ...

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IPOB FUTO delegation pays courtesy visit to Nnamdi Kanu – NAIJ.COM


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IPOB FUTO delegation pays courtesy visit to Nnamdi Kanu
NAIJ.COM
A delegation from FUTO, Owerri recently paid a courtesy visit to IPOB leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu at his residence in Afara Isiama in Umuahia, Abia state. The delegation which comprises students of the institution under the banner 'IPOB FUTO FAMILY' ...
Biafra: Governors pay journalists to write junk about Nnamdi Kanu – IPOBDaily Post Nigeria
BIAFRA: Grumbles as Kanu threatens to shut down Ebonyi for three daysVanguard
Nnamdi Kanu as unlikely heroThe Nation Newspaper
Information Nigeria -Premium Times -Daily Trust -TODAY.ng
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SERAP drags Dogara to UN over ‘repressive bill to regulate, crackdown on civil society’ – Premium Times


Premium Times

SERAP drags Dogara to UN over 'repressive bill to regulate, crackdown on civil society'
Premium Times
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an urgent appeal to three UN Special Rapporteurs urging them to “put meaningful pressure on the leadership of the National Assembly in Nigeria particularly the Speaker of the House ...

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Restructuring: Northern leaders are not telling their people the truth – Hayford Alile – Vanguard


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Restructuring: Northern leaders are not telling their people the truth – Hayford Alile
Vanguard
Officer of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). Now the Spiritual Leader of St. Joseph Chosen Church of God, Alile, in this interview, speaks on the state of the nation. Many Nigerians are worried about the future of this country following the political ...

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Nigerian Army gives update on oil exploration team ambushed in Borno – NAIJ.COM


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Nigerian Army gives update on oil exploration team ambushed in Borno
NAIJ.COM
The Nigerian Army has recovered the items of some staff of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) as well as that of University of Maiduguri on oil exploration in Borno state who were ambushed and killed by some Boko Haram terrorists ...
NNPC Ambush: Nigerian Army apologises for false claims; says more soldiers, Civilian-JTF killedPremium Times
Oil workers ambush: We're sorry for misleading public on rescue efforts -ArmyVanguard
The Search For Oil And Death In Shekau's Backyard By Emmanuel UgwuSaharaReporters.com
Daily Trust -Pulse Nigeria -The Nation Newspaper -Information Nigeria
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Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Sunday morning – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Sunday morning
Daily Post Nigeria
1. Officials of the Lagos State government have commenced demolition of structures in Obalende area of the state. This was followed by last week's notice to owners of properties erected on drainage channels to immediately vacate or risk being removed. 2.
Forgive Obasanjo and move on, Bode George tells FayoseThe Punch
Forgive Obasanjo | Bode George advises FayoseYNaija
Ekiti 2018: Fayose grooms ex-commissioner as successorThe Nation Newspaper
Politics Nigeria -TODAY.ng -Nigeria Today
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Constitution amendment: Senate will revisit devolution of powers – Saraki – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Constitution amendment: Senate will revisit devolution of powers – Saraki
Daily Post Nigeria
The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has said that the devolution of powers bill would be revisited, when the National Assembly resumes from its recess. Speaking with journalists in Ilorin, Kwara state on Saturday, Saraki stated that the bill did not ...
Why we rejected devolution of power in constitutional amendment - SarakiNAIJ.COM
Saraki: Bill on devolution of power may still scale throughTheCable
Saraki: Senate may revisit restructuringNaija247news
Ripples Nigeria -TODAY.ng -The Eagle Online
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Is Pastor Ighodaro eyeing political office? – Vanguard


Vanguard

Is Pastor Ighodaro eyeing political office?
Vanguard
ACTING President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, last Sunday in Lagos, fired the first salvo, declaring: “many people may not know that Pastor Ituah Ighodalo is actually a politician.” Continuing as the Chief Guest of Honour at the 7th anniversary celebration of ...

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State of the nation: Our younger ones are crazier than us – Amb Mohammed – Vanguard


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State of the nation: Our younger ones are crazier than us – Amb Mohammed
Vanguard
He had been a close ally of President Muhammadu Buhari in the former Congress for Progressive Change, CPC, long before the CPC merged with other parties to become All Progressives Congress, APC 'Leader', as he's fondly, bares his mind on some ...

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Abia:Pharmacy council seals 397 pharmacies, medicine stores – Guardian (blog)


Guardian (blog)

Abia:Pharmacy council seals 397 pharmacies, medicine stores
Guardian (blog)
The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN), within one week in Abia State, has sealed 37 Pharmacies and 360 patent medicine stores. It also issued Compliance Directives for offences such as poor documentation, failure to display licenses, among others to ...

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Freed Lagos Pupils: Our Captors Tied Our Legs – SaharaReporters.com


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Freed Lagos Pupils: Our Captors Tied Our Legs
SaharaReporters.com
Routine beatings. Exposure to the elements. Starvation. Un-hygienic food, and water. Illness. These were some of the torments the six kidnapped students of the Lagos State Model College, Igbonla, Epe, suffered during their 65 days in captivity ...
Horrors of 65 days in kidnappers' den: We were beaten, denied of food after…Vanguard
Pictures: Deputy Gov. Adebule Addresses Media On The Release Of The Six Igbonla Model College StudentsLeadership Newspapers
6 abducted Lagos school boys reunite with parents (photo)NAIJ.COM
THISDAY Newspapers -YNaija -The Punch -Daily Post Nigeria
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Stop hate speeches, Abina charges clerics – The Nation Newspaper


NIGERIAN TRIBUNE

Stop hate speeches, Abina charges clerics
The Nation Newspaper
General Overseer of the Gospel Faith Mission International (GOFAMINT), Pastor Elijah Abina, has charged clerics across the nation to stop hate speeches. He warned that the worrisome trend of hate speeches can lead the nation to “avoidable chaos ...
We have lived together too long to disintegrate —Pastor (Dr) Abina, General Overseer, GOFAMINTNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
Threat to secede, meaningless, distractive – AbinaTODAY.ng

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Inside Story Of Gen Buratai, Bunza’s Revolution At NMS Zaria For Nation Building – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers

Inside Story Of Gen Buratai, Bunza's Revolution At NMS Zaria For Nation Building
Leadership Newspapers
The Nigerian Military School, Zaria, since the restoration of full military training through the aid of Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen.Tukur Yusuf Buratai and NMS commandant, Brig.Gen.Mukhtar Muhammad Bunza, has been turned into a construction ...
Mark canvasses national unity, cohesionThe Nation Newspaper

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As NASS Shoots Down Prospects Of Gradual Restructuring – Nigeria Today


As NASS Shoots Down Prospects Of Gradual Restructuring
Nigeria Today
The two chambers of the National Assembly last week rejected a bill seeking to achieve gradual devolution of power in the ongoing review of the 1999 constitution, ADEBIYI ADEDAPO, who monitored the proceedings captures reactions. The amendment ...

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Yakubu Gowon, the peace advocate – Guardian (blog)


Guardian (blog)

Yakubu Gowon, the peace advocate
Guardian (blog)
Sir: Great leaders love their countries, and love for these countries become their waking and sleeping thoughts. In Nigeria, hardly do you see losers of elections congratulate winners. Every leader has his demons, which same leader must be able to rise ...

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Students groan as ASUU, Kogi govt face off lingers – Daily Trust


Daily Trust

Students groan as ASUU, Kogi govt face off lingers
Daily Trust
The crisis that enveloped the tertiary education sector in Kogi State in the last seven months, particularly, the state-owned university, Anyigba, has unarguably left many students in great fix, agony and disillusionment. Lecturers of all the state ...
NLC to Kogi Gov: You lack power to ban ASUUThe Nation Newspaper
You have no right to ban ASUU in Kogi – NLC warns Gov. BelloPolitics Nigeria

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Fish farmer nabbed with 25KG of suspected Ephedrine – Vanguard


Vanguard

Fish farmer nabbed with 25KG of suspected Ephedrine
Vanguard
Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, have apprehended a 59 -year- old Chukwuani, a fish farmer while allegedly trying to board an Ethiopian airline flight to Johannesburg, South ...
NDLEA : Agency arrests man with 25kg of ephedrine at Kano airportPulse Nigeria
NDLEA arrests fish farmer with 25kg of ephedrineNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

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Restructuring goes beyond resource control — Atiku – Vanguard


Vanguard

Restructuring goes beyond resource control — Atiku
Vanguard
In this concluding part of the address delivered at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, former VP Atiku Abubakar speaks on how to restructure Nigeria. In the future if the federal government identifies the need for a new road that would serve the ...

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How the Senate Voted on Constitution Alteration – Vanguard


Vanguard

How the Senate Voted on Constitution Alteration
Vanguard
Much anxiety had preceded last Wednesday's vote on the proposals to alter specific provisions of the 1999 Constitution. Part of the anxiety had to do with the ability of the Senate to reach the threshold needed to push the proposals that had been ...

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Late J. B Daudu’s Wife Laid To Rest In Kaduna Amidst Encomium – Leadership Newspapers


Late J. B Daudu's Wife Laid To Rest In Kaduna Amidst Encomium
Leadership Newspapers
The remains of late Barr. Ranti Daudu, wife of JB Daudu SAN, former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) was laid to rest Friday in Kaduna at the common wealth burial ground shortly after a mass was held for her at the Holy Family Catholic ...
Ex NBA president's wife laid to restThe Nation Newspaper

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Panama Papers: EFCC targets indicted Nigerians – The Nation Newspaper


The Nation Newspaper

Panama Papers: EFCC targets indicted Nigerians
The Nation Newspaper
After almost two years of tracking and sieving of documents, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has identified Nigerians indicted in the famous Panama Papers. The list of the indicted persons may be made public soon ahead of further ...
Respondents in 25 countries endorse EFCC Chairman as Nigeria's anti-corruption rating improves — PollPremium Times
Granting NFIU autonomy not good for anti- corruption fight – DogaraVanguard
NFIU autonomy may harm anti-corruption war —Dogara •As Reps vow to resist autonomyNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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Rural women: Aregbesola’s wife commends FG – The Nation Newspaper


NIGERIAN TRIBUNE

Rural women: Aregbesola's wife commends FG
The Nation Newspaper
The wife of the Governor of Osun State, Mrs. Sherifat Aregbesola, has commended the federal government for its commitment to the welfare of rural women. She spoke at a one day capacity building training on financial literacy and loan management for the ...
LGs remain the creation of state government ―AregbesolaNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

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Journalist declares intention to run Ekiti Guber race – Vanguard


Journalist declares intention to run Ekiti Guber race
Vanguard
Mr Atoye Ariyo-Dare, a former Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) and Pro-Democracy Activist, has declared his intention to contest the governorship election in Ekiti in 2018. Ariyo-Dare, who claimed to be member of the Peoples Democratic ...

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MTNF’s N100m aid for Ondo students, schools – Vanguard


MTNF's N100m aid for Ondo students, schools
Vanguard
THE MTN Foundation says it has provided scholarship and school furniture worth N100million to students and schools across Ondo State. MTN Chairman, Prince Julius Adelusi Adeluyi, disclosed this in Akure while donating 150 desks, benches and teachers' ...

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Police to arraign Evans in Lagos soon – Vanguard


Vanguard

Police to arraign Evans in Lagos soon
Vanguard
Indications emerged, yesterday, that police authorities at the Louis Edet House, Force headquarters, Abuja, may have concluded investigations into activities of arrested kidnap kingpin, Chukwudi Onwuamadike a.k.a Evans, and will soon transfer him back ...
INTERVIEW: Why I am defending notorious kidnapper Evans in court – LawyerPremium Times
Evans to be slammed with 40 counts charges on arraignmentPulse Nigeria
Police Set to Arraign 'Evans' Billionaire KidnapperThe Streetjournal
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Data science can help us fight human trafficking – PBS NewsHour


PBS NewsHour

Data science can help us fight human trafficking
PBS NewsHour
Relatives of victims of human trafficking wait for the sentence after an army general, two provincial politicians and police officers were among the 46 people held guilty in a court in Bangkok, Thailand, July 19, 2017. Photo by Jorge Silva/Reuters ...
Human Trafficking from Bangladesh: Kingpins remain unpunishedThe Daily Star
Act against human traffickingSunday Observer
Task force helps bring awareness to human trafficking tollDothan Eagle
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Photos: Injured people at the State Specialist Hospital in Maiduguri – Vanguard


Vanguard

Photos: Injured people at the State Specialist Hospital in Maiduguri
Vanguard
A suicide bomber detonated the explosives in Dikwa on Friday night, after entering a building housing people who had previously fled the insurgency and since returned, the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) said. Injured people are treated at ...
Boko Haram bombers hits Borno town, kills 8 and injure 14NAIJ.COM
Boko Haram: Two Female suicide bombers attack Dikwa IDPs camp, three persons killedDaily Post Nigeria

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Devolution of power: N/Assembly failed to make history – Nwuke – Vanguard


Devolution of power: N/Assembly failed to make history – Nwuke
Vanguard
ABUJA-For voting against devolution of political powers from the center in the just concluded constitutional amendment, a former member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ogbonna Nwuke has lashed out at the federal lawmakers, saying they made a ...

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…diversification of our economy only possible if we embrace restructuring – Atiku – Vanguard


Vanguard

…diversification of our economy only possible if we embrace restructuring – Atiku
Vanguard
ABUJA – Former vice president and chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Atiku Abubakar has hit back at critics of his stance on restructuring, saying the United Nation's planned phase out of petrol and diesel-run cars by 2040 has ...
APC is not a political party – PDP SpokerspersonYNaija
What's there for Atiku in PDP?Daily Trust
Nigeria: Senate Betrayed APC's Promise On Devolution of Powers - AtikuAllAfrica.com

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Makarfi, PDP chief survives auto crash – BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)


BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)

Makarfi, PDP chief survives auto crash
BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)
Senator Ahmed Makarfi, leader of People's Democratic Party (PDP), has survived a car crash on the Abuja-Kaduna expressway. Makarfi, Chairman of the caretaker committee of PDP, survived the crash in the early hours of Friday. A statement by the National ...
PDP's Makarfi escapes death in auto crashVanguard
Makarfi Survives Auto Crash Along Abuja-Kaduna RoadLeadership Newspapers
BREAKING: PDP chairman Ahmed Makarfi involved in auto crashNAIJ.COM
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In Abuja : Senators allegedly received bribes to pass Peace Corps bill – Pulse Nigeria


YNaija

In Abuja : Senators allegedly received bribes to pass Peace Corps bill
Pulse Nigeria
Sources say the Senators openly accused each other of receiving bribes from the Peace Corp during one of their sittings. Published: 29.07.2017; Chika Ebuzor. Print; eMail · Peace Corps play. Peace Corps. (PCN News) ...
How Nigerian Senators Took Bribes To Pass Peace Corps BillSaharaReporters.com

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Federal High Court judges: Why the delay? – Vanguard


Vanguard

Federal High Court judges: Why the delay?
Vanguard
Most State Governors, in exercise of their privilege of Prerogative of Mercy go round the various prisons in the country from time to time and grant pardon to some inmates who are serving various terms of imprisonment, some awaiting trial for various ...

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Air Force deploys helicopter, personnel to keep peace in Kafanchan (photos) – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM

Air Force deploys helicopter, personnel to keep peace in Kafanchan (photos)
NAIJ.COM
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed an armed helicopter with force protection elements and other logistics support to Kafanchan as part of efforts to ensure lasting peace in Southern Kaduna. NAIJ.com gathered that the deployment, which is at the ...
Kaduna killings: NAF deploys air assets, personnelNational Accord

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Produce our son missing for 7 years, wife tells husband in court – The News


The News

Produce our son missing for 7 years, wife tells husband in court
The News
A house wife on Friday urged an Igando Customary Court in Lagos to compel her husband to disclose the where about of their medical student son who has been missing for seven years. The 53-year-old caterer, Mojirayo Arokoyo, made the appeal in her ...
Wife to husband in court: Produce our medical student son missing for seven yearsThe Eagle Online

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Granting NFIU autonomy not good for anti- corruption fight – Dogara – Vanguard


Vanguard

Granting NFIU autonomy not good for anti- corruption fight – Dogara
Vanguard
THE Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, has opposed the attempt by the Senate to move the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit, NFIU, from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, to the National Assembly, saying it ...

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Politics Fashola Bows To Lawmakers, Apologises Over Budget Remarks – Nigerian Bulletin


Nigerian Bulletin

Politics Fashola Bows To Lawmakers, Apologises Over Budget Remarks
Nigerian Bulletin
The minister of Works, Power and Housing Babatunde Fashola tendered an apology to the law makers for his recent alleged disparaging remarks powers to alter projects in budgets. In a humuliating clamp-down, he said he had been quoted out of context by ...
POWER SHOW: Reps get ego massaged, caution FasholaRipples Nigeria
Budget comments: I didn't disparage Reps, says FasholaThe Nation Newspaper
BREAKING: Fashola finally bows, tenders unreserved apology to RepsNAIJ.COM
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Breaking: Lagos begins demolition of shanties in Obalende – Vanguard


Vanguard

Breaking: Lagos begins demolition of shanties in Obalende
Vanguard
The Lagos State Government, Saturday, started the demolition of illegal structures and shanties in Obalende. The government has served another 48 hours 'Abatement Notice', Tuesday, 25th to Thursday, 27th of July, 2017, to all owners of illegal ...
Lagos begins demolition of illegal structures in ObalendeDaily Post Nigeria
Metro Lagos Begins Demolition of Shanties in ObalendeNigerian Bulletin

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Top 5 things we learnt from new Boko Haram video on abducted UNIMAID lecturers – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM

Top 5 things we learnt from new Boko Haram video on abducted UNIMAID lecturers
NAIJ.COM
... - Albarnawi is the leader of Boko Haram faction which broke out from the one led by Abub akar Shekau. - The staff were attacked while carrying out an oil exploration research that was subcontracted to the university by NNPC. A new video has been ...
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Oslo and the north-east reconstructionTheCable
War on Boko Haram: Nigeria is Hunting Africa's Most Wanted Terrorist, But Will Killing Him End the Conflict?Newsweek
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Release Of Six Abducted Igbo Nla Students: Osinbajo, Ambode Laud Security Operatives Efforts – Politics Nigeria


Politics Nigeria

Release Of Six Abducted Igbo Nla Students: Osinbajo, Ambode Laud Security Operatives Efforts
Politics Nigeria
Sequel to the safe release of the six students of Igbo Nla Secondary School in Epe who were kidnapped by unknown gunmen on May 25, Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo and the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode have lauded the efforts of ...

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13 arrested over death of policeman, 3 others – The Nation Newspaper


Vanguard

13 arrested over death of policeman, 3 others
The Nation Newspaper
THE Anambra State Police Command has arrested 13 persons in connection with the Thursday murder of a policeman, a pregnant woman and her two children by over 100 alleged hoodlums in Onitsha. The AK-47 rifle of the deceased policeman was ...
Lynching of policeman in Onitsha: 14 suspects arrestedVanguard

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The many ‘wrongs’ of Ajimobi – The Nation Newspaper


The Nation Newspaper

The many 'wrongs' of Ajimobi
The Nation Newspaper
THERE is no doubting the fact that an average citizen of Oyo State is politically sophisticated, highly intelligent and sagacious. They don't suffer fools gladly and they call a spade by its name without minding whose ox is gored. All these attributes ...
Gwamnatin jihar Oyo ta raba tallafin miliyan N13m ga makarantuNAIJ.COM
Oyo distributes N13m relief materials to schools affected by rainstormsDaily Post Nigeria

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10 pro-Biafra groups carpet NASS for rejecting restructuring – Vanguard


Vanguard

10 pro-Biafra groups carpet NASS for rejecting restructuring
Vanguard
Enugu — 10 pro-Biafra groups, including the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, yesterday lambasted the National Assembly, NASS, for rejecting the restructuring of the country, saying that there would be no future ...

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10 pro-Biafra groups carpet NASS for rejecting restructuring – Vanguard


Vanguard

10 pro-Biafra groups carpet NASS for rejecting restructuring
Vanguard
Enugu — 10 pro-Biafra groups, including the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, yesterday lambasted the National Assembly, NASS, for rejecting the restructuring of the country, saying that there would be no future ...
Nigeria must be restructured now or count easterners out future elections – groupsGistmaster (blog)

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How we made Anambra Nigeria’s 4th largest economy — Gov Obiano – Vanguard


Vanguard

How we made Anambra Nigeria's 4th largest economy — Gov Obiano
Vanguard
ANAMBRA State governor, Chief Willie Obiano has said that without the determination of his team, the state would not have become Nigeria's fourth largest economy, noting that he inherited a state with an average ambition. He also stated that through ...
Okpalanma: Anambra Deserves Better Than What We Have TodayTHISDAY Newspapers
Coalition of Imo youths say no to Pro Biafra rallyNigeria Today

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How we made Anambra Nigeria’s 4th largest economy — Gov Obiano – Vanguard


How we made Anambra Nigeria's 4th largest economy — Gov Obiano
Vanguard
ANAMBRA State governor, Chief Willie Obiano has said that without the determination of his team, the state would not have become Nigeria's fourth largest economy, noting that he inherited a state with an average ambition. He also stated that through ...

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Lagos CJ inaugurates two council election tribunals – The Nation Newspaper


Guardian

Lagos CJ inaugurates two council election tribunals
The Nation Newspaper
The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Oluwafunmilayo Atilade yesterday inaugurated two tribunals to look into complaints arising from the conduct of last week's local government elections in the state. Justice Olateru Olagbegi was named as chairman ...
Lagos CJ inaugurates election petition tribunalGuardian (blog)

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Tambuwal Heads Northern Govs C’tee On Restructuring – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers

Tambuwal Heads Northern Govs C'tee On Restructuring
Leadership Newspapers
The Northern States Governors' Forum (NSGF) yesterday constituted a high-powered committee headed by Sokoto State governor, Aminu Tambuwal, to look into the feasibility of restructuring of the country and come up with the position of the Northern region.
Northern governors constitute committee on restructuring NigeriaPremium Times
Northern leaders vow to protect Southerners living in the NorthVanguard
Restructuring: Northern governors set up committee to collate views, commentsDaily Post Nigeria
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Nigerians must come together to discuss devolution of power, NLC insists – Vanguard


Vanguard

Nigerians must come together to discuss devolution of power, NLC insists
Vanguard
The organised labour yesterday said that the issue of devolution of power should not be left in the hands of the National Assembly alone, rather it requires a platform that will bring Nigerians together so that every discussion will be all inclusive ...
Constitution amendment meaningless without true federalism—NLC, SANs, othersThe Nation Newspaper
NLC, NULGE to engage Governors on LG autonomyGuardian (blog)
Labour Lauds NASS for Voting in Favour of LG AutonomyTHISDAY Newspapers

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Faleti’s widow on late husband: ‘We were so close we shared the same underwear’ – The Nation Newspaper


The Nation Newspaper

Faleti's widow on late husband: 'We were so close we shared the same underwear'
The Nation Newspaper
FOR some couples, marriage kills individuality. Differences drive a wedge between them. But for Olubunmi Abosede and her late husband, Prof. Adebayo Faleti, marriage bequeathed a rare bond. It synthesised their glaring differences into a mutual ...
Tinubu: I had special relationship with Adebayo FaletiThe Eagle Online

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God has answered our prayers – Governor Udom speaks on Buhari’s health – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM

God has answered our prayers - Governor Udom speaks on Buhari's health
NAIJ.COM
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state who recently visited President Muhammadu Buhari in London has said the president recovery is a miracle. The governor said he and the other 5 governors who recently visited the president discussed important ...

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Mega coalition to fill joint candidates for Anambra, Ekiti, Osun elections – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Mega coalition to fill joint candidates for Anambra, Ekiti, Osun elections
Daily Post Nigeria
Mega Coalition, an alliance of 15 registered political parties has disclosed its decision to field consensus candidates in the Anambra, Ekiti and Osun gubernatorial elections. ​The alliance ​includes​ the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Better ...
15 parties to field joint candidateVanguard

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Southeast/Southsouth group condemns rejection of resource control, devolution of powers – Vanguard


Southeast/Southsouth group condemns rejection of resource control, devolution of powers
Vanguard
South East, South South Network, SESSNet, has lamented the rejection of the proposal for resource control and devolution of powers in the ongoing constitution amendment by the Senate, saying it is either restructuring or separation. The group in a ...

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Southeast/Southsouth group condemns rejection of resource control, devolution of powers – Vanguard


Southeast/Southsouth group condemns rejection of resource control, devolution of powers
Vanguard
South East, South South Network, SESSNet, has lamented the rejection of the proposal for resource control and devolution of powers in the ongoing constitution amendment by the Senate, saying it is either restructuring or separation. The group in a ...

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Revealed: How Lagos school boys were freed – Presidency – Vanguard


Vanguard

Revealed: How Lagos school boys were freed – Presidency
Vanguard
The Presidency Friday night gave a rare insight into how the six beleagued Lagos school boys were finally freed by their captors and the roles played by three states-Lagos, Ondo and Delta in freeing the students. A top official of the administration ...

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Revealed: How Lagos school boys were freed – Presidency – Vanguard


Vanguard

Revealed: How Lagos school boys were freed – Presidency
Vanguard
The Presidency Friday night gave a rare insight into how the six beleagued Lagos school boys were finally freed by their captors and the roles played by three states-Lagos, Ondo and Delta in freeing the students. A top official of the administration ...

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APC Constitution Review Committee submits 85 proposals for amendment – The Eagle Online


The Punch

APC Constitution Review Committee submits 85 proposals for amendment
The Eagle Online
The report was submitted by the Chairman of the Committee and APC National Legal Adviser, Dr. Muiz Banire (SAN), at the National Secretariat in Abuja on Thursday evening. In the lead up to the All Progressives Congress non-elective National Convention, ...
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2017 hajj: Kano pilgrims’ board bars four pregnant women – The Nation Newspaper


The Nation Newspaper

2017 hajj: Kano pilgrims' board bars four pregnant women
The Nation Newspaper
The Kano State Pilgrims Welfare Board said on Friday it has barred four pregnant women from traveling to Saudi Arabia for this year's hajj. “The affected women were detected during the mandatory pregnancy screening exercise,” Alhaji Nuhu Badamasi, the ...
Kano bars four pregnant women from hajjPremium Times
Over 100 pilgrims miss Hajj flights from Dhaka, blame travel agenciesBangladesh News 24 hours
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NYSC Swears In One Thousand Nine Hundred And Twenty Corp Members For Batch A Stream Two – Independent Television and Radio


NYSC Swears In One Thousand Nine Hundred And Twenty Corp Members For Batch A Stream Two
Independent Television and Radio
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has directed that the construction of NYSC Orientation Permanent Camp in Okada be completed. Governor Obaseki, gave the directive, during the swearing-in of 2017 Batch A Stream Two Corps members. Edo state ...

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Julius Berger stops work on Lagos-Ibadan highway over budget cut – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM

Julius Berger stops work on Lagos-Ibadan highway over budget cut
NAIJ.COM
Minutes after Mr Babatunde Fashola, Nigeria's works, housing and power minister visited the House of Representative to state why he responded publicly to allegations by some of the lawmakers, construction giant, Julius Berger, announced it was stopping ...
Traffic Eases On Lagos-Ibadan ExpresswayCHANNELS TELEVISION

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Reptiles’ importation: FG begins investigation to uncover importers – Vanguard


Vanguard

Reptiles' importation: FG begins investigation to uncover importers
Vanguard
The Federal Government says it has commenced investigation to uncover the importers of three consignments containing 140 species of snakes and 660 other animals imported into Nigeria from Cameroon. it was recalled that the Nigeria Customs Service on ...

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25 killed,12 vehicles burnt to ashes in Kogi fatal accident {PHOTOS} – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

25 killed,12 vehicles burnt to ashes in Kogi fatal accident {PHOTOS}
Daily Post Nigeria
No fewer than 25 people have just lost their lives in a fatal accident that occurred Kogi State involving a tanker conveying fuel and an eighteen seater bus coming from the North. DAILY POST reports that both vehicles got burnt to ashes. The accident ...
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