Monthly Archives: August 2017

Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB are demonic, we can’t be part of them – Ijaw youths – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB are demonic, we can't be part of them – Ijaw youths
Daily Post Nigeria
A Niger Delta group, South South Legacy Forum has distanced the Ijaw nation from the activities of the Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, stressing that the group is demonic. The group said only a “foolhardy” will fraternized with IPOB ...
Any move to arrest Nnamdi Kanu will jeopardize the fragile unity of the country - N'Delta groupNAIJ.COM
Risks in re-arresting Nnamdi KanuTheCable
Opinion: Governor Rochas Okorocha- A complete failure of leadershipYNaija
The Nation Newspaper -Vanguard -TV360 -TVC News
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FG to link rail lines in 36 States, FCT – Amaechi – Vanguard


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FG to link rail lines in 36 States, FCT – Amaechi
Vanguard
The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi has stated that the mandate given to him by Mr. President, Muhammadu Buhari is to ensure that the entire country is connected by rail. Amaechi. Amaechi made this declaration when he delivered a keynote ...
Tambuwal wants FG to construct dry port in SokotoThe News
Transportation sector key to Economic recovery, says AmaechiTVC News

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After forfeiting several properties, Allison Madueke moves to a small flat in London – NAIJ.COM


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After forfeiting several properties, Allison Madueke moves to a small flat in London
NAIJ.COM
There are reports by online media, The Cable, that former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke, has moved into a small London flat after losing several properties to the UK and Nigeria government in an ongoing fraud case against her. The flat ...
EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: Diezani rents London flat as £11m asset forfeiture loomsTheCable

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Ukrainian, Ghanaian, Pakistani, others remanded in Nigerian prison for oil theft (photos) – NAIJ.COM


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Ukrainian, Ghanaian, Pakistani, others remanded in Nigerian prison for oil theft (photos)
NAIJ.COM
A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has ordered the remand of nine foreigners in prison for alleged oil theft. The are foreigners - Mohammed Ejaz, Naseer Khan (Pakistani), Oleksandr Nazarenko, Oleksandr Kashernvi (Ukrainians), Romeo Annang, ...
Ukrainian, Ghanaians, Pakistani, others remanded in Nigerian prison for oil theftPremium Times
Oil Theft: Court Remands Nine Foreigners, Two NigeriansCHANNELS TELEVISION

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Pray for Nigeria unity, Aregbesola tells Muslims – Vanguard


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Pray for Nigeria unity, Aregbesola tells Muslims
Vanguard
Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun has called on Muslim faithful to use the occasion of Eid-el-Kabir to pray for peace, unity and the stability of the state and country as a whole. The governor made the call in a statement signed by Mr Sola Fasure, his media ...
Nigeria: Buhari in Katsina, En Route Daura for Sallah CelebrationAllAfrica.com
Speaker Dogara Sues For Unity, Tolerance As Muslims Mark Eid el-KabirNTA News

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News » Okon Etim allegedly lures, rapes two minors after their parents left for work – Vanguard


Vanguard

News » Okon Etim allegedly lures, rapes two minors after their parents left for work
Vanguard
A 50-year-old, Okon Etim, who allegedly defiled two minors of ages eight and nine years, was on Thursday granted reprieve by a Surulere Chief Magistrates' Court in Lagos. He was released on a N300,000 bail. The accused pleaded not guilty to a four ...

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Niger Delta militants allegedly kill 4 soldiers in Bayelsa – NAIJ.COM


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Niger Delta militants allegedly kill 4 soldiers in Bayelsa
NAIJ.COM
... - The incident was confirmed by the chairman of the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide Central Zone, Mr. Tare Porri who condemned the killing of the soldiers. Conflicting reports have trailed the deaths of some military men attached to the Joint ...
Militants Ambush, Kill Four Soldiers In Bayelsa Creeks, Sparking Military ReprisalsSaharaReporters.com
Soldiers Invade Bayelsa Community Following Ambush By MilitantsCHANNELS TELEVISION
Gunmen kill 4 soldiers, civilian in BayelsaVanguard
The Nation Newspaper -The Punch -SundiataPost (press release) (blog) -THISDAY Newspapers
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Peace Corps prepares to provide security for Sallah in defiance of police – NAIJ.COM


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Peace Corps prepares to provide security for Sallah in defiance of police
NAIJ.COM
Ahead of this year's Eid-el-Kabir celebration, the Nigerian Peace Corps have deployed its personnel to mosques and Muslim praying grounds and flash points in Nasarawa state, NAN reports. This comes despite the ongoing problems with the police and ...
Peace Corps ignores police, other security agencies; continues operationsPremium Times
Eid-el-Kabir: Peace Corps deploys officers in OyoThe News
Eid-el-Kabir: Nigerian Peace Corps deploys officers to prayer groundsDaily Post Nigeria
The Punch -Daily Trust
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Wike swears in 14 new commissioners, says ‘nothing to eat’ [Full list] – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Wike swears in 14 new commissioners, says 'nothing to eat' [Full list]
Daily Post Nigeria
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Wednesday swore in 14 new commissioners and one permanent secretary. The governor warned them against any act of corruption, saying, “Don't see your appointment as your time to eat because there is nothing to ...
APC, PDP bicker over Wike's transparencyVanguard
Buhari's fight against corruption is not yielding result – WikeNAIJ.COM
Wike swears in commissioners, demands loyaltyThe Punch
THISDAY Newspapers -The Whistler -Guardian (blog) -Ripples Nigeria
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APC chieftain, Modestus Umenzekwe reveals cause of Buhari’s ill-health – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

APC chieftain, Modestus Umenzekwe reveals cause of Buhari's ill-health
Daily Post Nigeria
A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Modestus Umenzekwe has said the level of corruption and state of the economy left by previous administration caused President Muhammadu Buhari's sickness. Umenzekwe, who upon the ...
President Buhari chairs his first cabinet meeting since his returnVentures Africa

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Saraki, Sowore & Nigeria’s Barabbas Moment By Pius Adesanmi – SaharaReporters.com


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Saraki, Sowore & Nigeria's Barabbas Moment By Pius Adesanmi
SaharaReporters.com
There are two problems bordering on abomination in my title. First problem: the names, Saraki and Sowore, are appearing in the same sentence. Second problem: Saraki's name even comes first in the list. If you feel disgusted, even violated, you are right.
Saraki, Sahara Reporters N4bn case adjourned to Sept 14Vanguard
Sowore asks court to stop Saraki's N4bn judgment claimThe Punch
Sowore says thugs beat up court observers in Saraki caseTheCable
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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Akeredolu : Mimiko left over N220bn debt – Governor says – Pulse Nigeria


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Akeredolu : Mimiko left over N220bn debt – Governor says
Pulse Nigeria
Akeredolu made this known in Akure on Wednesday while swearing-in commissioners and special advisers. Published: 04:30 , Refreshed: 44 minutes ago; Pulse News Agency Local by NAN. Print; eMail · Olusegun Mimiko (L) and Rotimi Akeredolu (R) play.
Mimiko left over N220 billion debt – AkeredoluPremium Times
I met N9billion on ground , N220billion debt – AkeredoluDaily Post Nigeria
Ondo: I inherited N220b debt - AkeredoluWorldStage
Vanguard -The Nation Newspaper -The Punch -Daily Trust
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EFCC officials face corruption charges – Magu – Information Nigeria


Information Nigeria

EFCC officials face corruption charges – Magu
Information Nigeria
Some officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) are currently facing corruption charges in various courts across the country. This was disclosed by the Acting Chairman of the commission, Mr Ibrahim Magu, in an interactive session ...
Magu, NFIU director tackle Senate over moves to create independent agencyPremium Times
EFCC: Over N409 billion recovered within 8 monthsTV360
Cold war between AGF, EFCCDaily Trust
Guardian (blog) -The Nation Newspaper -Daily Post Nigeria -The Punch
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Edo scam: Oshiomhole denies giving cars to ex-deputy speaker – The Punch


The Punch

Edo scam: Oshiomhole denies giving cars to ex-deputy speaker
The Punch
A former Edo State Governor, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, has denied giving the official vehicles attached to the Speaker of the state House of Assembly to the impeached Deputy Speaker, Mrs. Elizabeth Ativie, for her personal use. Oshiomhole, who spoke in an ...
Edo: Oshiomhole denies giving cars to former deputy speaker, AtivieDaily Post Nigeria

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Buhari arrives Daura as crowd throngs home – Daily Trust


Daily Trust

Buhari arrives Daura as crowd throngs home
Daily Trust
President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday arrived at his country home in Daura, Katsina State, preferring to walk through the street from the helipad as an overwhelming crowd surged to welcome him. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media ...
Buhari in Katsina for Sallah celebrationsVanguard
Buhari arrives in Daura for sallahThe Punch
JUST IN: President Buhari expected in Katsina today for SallahNAIJ.COM
THISDAY Newspapers -Nigeria Today -Daily Post Nigeria -TVC News
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Show love to the needy, Remi Tinubu urges Muslims – The Punch


The Punch

Show love to the needy, Remi Tinubu urges Muslims
The Punch
The representative of Lagos Central Senatorial District in the Senate, Oluremi Tinubu, has urged the Muslim faithful in the country to reach out to the poor and the needy in the society as they celebrate Eid-el-Kabir. In a statement released in ...
Senator Tinubu urges peaceful coexistenceThe Nation Newspaper

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Fight against corruption weakened by institutions—Gov Wike – Vanguard


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Fight against corruption weakened by institutions—Gov Wike
Vanguard
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has said the fight against corruption can only be effective when national institutions are strengthened to act independently. Governor Wike spoke during a courtesy visit by officials of Chatham House, The Royal ...
Wike swears in commissioners, demands loyaltyThe Punch
Buhari's 'selective' corruption fight is also an act of corruption- WikeRipples Nigeria

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‘Ooni’s stool remains sacred’ – The Punch


The Punch

'Ooni's stool remains sacred'
The Punch
As the news of the break-up continues to generate reactions, the Publisher of E247, Mr. Biodun Kupoluyi, who is close to the family of the king, has said that the importance of the monarch transcends the distraction that the marital issue represents ...
Olori Wuraola confirms marriage crash with Ooni of IfePremium Times
Royal Breakup: Ooni, Wuraola's marriage timelineThe Nation Newspaper
Dele Momodu writes Ooni of Ife as marriage to Olori Wuraola crashesDaily Post Nigeria
Daily Trust -Pulse Nigeria -YNaija -Independent Newspapers Limited (press release) (blog)
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Buhari’s group,100 CSOs petition Buhari, APC others over Anambra primaries – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM

Buhari's group,100 CSOs petition Buhari, APC others over Anambra primaries
NAIJ.COM
The Buhari Support Group, Anambra chapter and the coalition of Civil Society Groups have petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari, All Progressive Party, National Security Adviser and the State Security Service (SSS) over the process that produced Tony ...
Nwoye commends Buhari, APC for allowing level playing groundVanguard
Anambra guber: Enugu APC hails party primary, congratulates Tony NwoyeDaily Post Nigeria
Anambra poll: Nwobodo congratulates NwoyeThe Nation Newspaper
SaharaReporters.com -Gistmaster (blog) -The Whistler -The Eagle Online
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SDI urges Sen. Misau: Leave Okiro, Idris alone – The Eagle Online


THISDAY Newspapers

SDI urges Sen. Misau: Leave Okiro, Idris alone
The Eagle Online
The group appealed to Misau to go back to the police and clear himself to save the National Assembly from unnecessary embarrassment. The Salvage for Development Initiative has asked Senator Isah Hamman Misau to leave the Chairman of the Police ...
How corrupt is the Nigerian police?BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)
Police commission invites Senator Misau for interrogation over alleged forgery of retirement lettersNAIJ.COM
Police Commission invites Misau over retirement letter, allegations against IGDaily Post Nigeria
Premium Times -Vanguard -SaharaReporters.com -CHANNELS TELEVISION
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Chidoka receives UPP flag, vows to pursue party’s self-determination ideology, restore Igbo voice – NAIJ.COM


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Chidoka receives UPP flag, vows to pursue party's self-determination ideology, restore Igbo voice
NAIJ.COM
The former minister of aviation Osita Chidoka on Wednesday, August 30, received the flag of the United Progressive Party (UPP) ahead of the November 18 Anambra election. The flag was presented to Chidoka by the national chairman of UPP, Chkewas ...
Anambra guber: Chidoka vows to restore Igbo voice in NigeriaVanguard
Sad twist to Anambra UPP primariesThe Nation Newspaper
Anambra election: Chidoka receives certificate of returnDaily Post Nigeria
Independent Newspapers Limited (press release) (blog) -TODAY.NG -Ripples Nigeria
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“We now live under trees” – Residents lament as flood sacks thousands in Benue [PHOTOS] – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

“We now live under trees'' – Residents lament as flood sacks thousands in Benue [PHOTOS]
Daily Post Nigeria
At least, 25,000 persons have been rendered homeless in Makurdi by flood, findings by DAILY POST have shown. Some of the affected residents, who spoke with our correspondent in Makurdi, Benue State capital on Wednesday, said they have been ...
Again, flood ravages Benue communities, Nasarawa panicsThe Punch
Makurdi Floods Persist, Hit Over 3000 HousesCHANNELS TELEVISION
Floods Sack Benue Communities, Jounalists' VillageTHISDAY Newspapers
Gistmaster (blog) -Daily Trust -P.M. News -BuzzNigeria.com
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Kidnapping: Evans, others arraigned, plead guilty in Lagos – Daily Trust


Daily Trust

Kidnapping: Evans, others arraigned, plead guilty in Lagos
Daily Trust
Suspected kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a. Evans and members his group when they appeared at Ikeja High Court in Lagos today, August 30, 2017. PHOTO BY: Benedict Uwalaka. related news ...

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Nigeria awards dam power plant contract to Chinese state firm again – Daily Mail


Nigeria awards dam power plant contract to Chinese state firm again
Daily Mail
ABUJA, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Nigeria has approved the construction of a $5.8 billion hydroelectric power plant by a Chinese state firm, the power minister said on Wednesday, the latest in a series of Chinese deals since the project was first envisioned ...

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APC probe panel affirms 10 years suspension against national legal adviser Banire – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM

APC probe panel affirms 10 years suspension against national legal adviser Banire
NAIJ.COM
The ward c chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos has affirmed the 10-year suspension handed the national legal adviser of the party, Dr Muiz Banire. The chapter, which is also Banire's 'primary constituency', received this affirmation ...
APC committee wants Muiz Banire suspended for at least five yearsPremium Times
Anti-party activities: APC upholds Banire's 10-year suspensionThe Eagle Online
APC Bans Its National Legal Adviser From Holding Political Position For Ten YearsThe Whistler
TV360 -Royal News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)
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Billionaire kidnapper: Police forced Evans to plead guilty – Lawyer, Ogungbeje – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Billionaire kidnapper: Police forced Evans to plead guilty – Lawyer, Ogungbeje
Daily Post Nigeria
Olukoya Ogungbeje, lawyer to kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans, has accused the police of forcing his client to plead guilty to kidnapping and felony. Evans and two other co-accused persons pleaded guilty to the ...
With guilty plea, billionaire kidnapper, Evans, faces life imprisonmentPremium Times
Police forced Evans to plead guilty to kidnapping - Counsel claimsNAIJ.COM
Kidnap kingpin, Evans pleads guilty as Lagos arraigns him, others in courtWorldStage
Daily Mail -Daily Trust -The Nation Newspaper -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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News » Buhari has lost touch with Nigeria’s economic realities, there’s hunger in the land – Fayose – Vanguard


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News » Buhari has lost touch with Nigeria's economic realities, there's hunger in the land – Fayose
Vanguard
Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described President Muhammadu Buhari's latest comment that he was pleased with Nigeria's economic situation as another pointer to the fact that the President has lost touch with the economic realities in the ...
Muslim Student Society of Nigeria declares total support for President BuhariNAIJ.COM
In Rivers : APC celebrates Buhari's return with solidarity rallyPulse Nigeria
Of hate speeches, 'Presidential' rodents, and Buhari's healthThe News
The Nation Newspaper -BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog) -YNaija -THISDAY Newspapers
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JAMB: UNILORIN, LASU, Covenant Universities top applicants’ choice in 2017 [Full list] – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

JAMB: UNILORIN, LASU, Covenant Universities top applicants' choice in 2017 [Full list]
Daily Post Nigeria
The University of Ilorin, UNILORIN, Kwara ​s​tate, has emerged the 2017 university of first choice applicants selected in this year's Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) examination. In a new report by the Economic Confidential based on ...
UNILORIN, LASU, Covenant first choice universities in NigeriaVanguard
UNILORIN is Nigeria's 2017 university of first choice among studentsNAIJ.COM

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The Man Died….Would have been 77yrs old today

77 years old. That’s right. That is how old he would have been today. We would have gathered round him, along with his grandchildren and great grandchildren to celebrate him. For sure, he may have another lady by his side as his fourth or fifth wife, but that won’t have mattered. He would have been celebrated as a loving father.  Read More...

INEC presents certificate of return to Andrew Uchendu – Pulse Nigeria


The Punch

INEC presents certificate of return to Andrew Uchendu
Pulse Nigeria
He is set to replace Senator George Sekibo as the representative of Rivers East senatorial district. Published: 13:40; Samson Toromade. Print; eMail · Andrew Uchendu play. Andrew Uchendu. (Breaking Times) ...
Governor Wike is intellectually incapacitated - Senator-elect UchenduNAIJ.COM
Gov Wike advises new commissioners on commitment to dutyVanguard
Winning Election In Courtroom Means Well For Democracy – Senator-ElectCHANNELS TELEVISION
Daily Post Nigeria -P.M. News -The Tide -Nigeria Today
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Return Vehicles or Face Prosecution, Oshiomhole Tells Former Edo House Speaker, Ativie – The Streetjournal


The Streetjournal

Return Vehicles or Face Prosecution, Oshiomhole Tells Former Edo House Speaker, Ativie
The Streetjournal
The immediate past Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has asked for the prosecution of the State House Speaker, Mrs Elizabeth Ativie, if indeed she registered or sold vehicles given to her as Speaker of the House. Speaking to journalists at his ...
Edo House: Claims and counter-claimsVanguard

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Rivers APC celebrates Buhari’s return with solidarity rally – Vanguard


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Rivers APC celebrates Buhari's return with solidarity rally
Vanguard
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers, Coalition of Civil Societies and Community Based Organisations, on Wednesday, celebrated President Muhammadu Buhari's safe return from medical leave with a solidarity rally. Chief Davies Ikanya, Chairman ...
We find the decision to call a secret meeting between APC and PDP undemocratic - NGP raises alarmNAIJ.COM

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NEMA donates 7, 000 Tonnes of Food to Borno IDPs – Daily Trust


Daily Trust

NEMA donates 7, 000 Tonnes of Food to Borno IDPs
Daily Trust
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said it distributed over 7,000 metric tonnes of assorted food items to persons displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency in Borno in the past two months. According to Mr. E. Umesi, the NEMA Coordinator ...
Boko Haram kidnaps nine in BornoThe Punch
Tragedy in IDPs as Boko Haram attacks farmers in BornoNAIJ.COM

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Edgar Imohimi: Meet new Lagos CP, the nemesis of Badoo, militants, kidnappers – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Edgar Imohimi: Meet new Lagos CP, the nemesis of Badoo, militants, kidnappers
Daily Post Nigeria
The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has appointed Edgar Imohimi as the new Commissioner of Police in-charge of the Lagos State Command. This followed Edgar's recent promotion by the Police Service Commission (PSC). Edgar was until his ...
Who is Lagos Police Commissioner?Vanguard
Eid-El-Kabir : Lagos Police to cover 344 praying grounds – CPPulse Nigeria
No 'expatriate' kidnapped in Lagos by Badoo members — PolicePremium Times
Information Nigeria -The Nation Newspaper -NAIJ.COM -The Punch
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Another police officer arrested for aiding escape of child ritual killer – NAIJ.COM


NAIJ.COM

Another police officer arrested for aiding escape of child ritual killer
NAIJ.COM
The Nigerian Police has arrested another police officer - a Divisional Police Officer - for allegedly aiding the escape of Ifeanyi Dike, a suspected child ritual killer, Punch reports. The DPO was arrested on Monday, August 28, by the Rivers state ...
Rivers DPO arrested for allegedly aiding escape of ritual killerDaily Post Nigeria
Escapee Ritualist: Police Detain DPO, Inspector …Arrest 23 Suspects In RiversThe Tide
DPO arrested in Port Harcourt for aiding suspected ritual killer's escapeNigerian Entertainment Today
Leadership Newspapers -BuzzNigeria.com -Ripples Nigeria
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Buhari has started restructuring Nigeria – Lai Mohammed – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Buhari has started restructuring Nigeria – Lai Mohammed
Daily Post Nigeria
The President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government says it has commenced the process of restructuring. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed made the disclosure on Tuesday while featuring on Channels television.
What restructuring means to us — Lai MohammedVanguard
Lai Mohammed denies FG is trying to restrict freedom of speechNigerian Entertainment Today
Nnamdi Kanu's Re-Arrest: Junaid Mohammed Says FG Is Making NoiseBuzzNigeria.com

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90% Ibadan indigenes support chieftaincy review – CCII – The News


The News

90% Ibadan indigenes support chieftaincy review – CCII
The News
The Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes (CCII) on Tuesday said 90 per cent of Ibadan indigenes worldwide supported the Ibadan Chieftaincy Review being implemented by Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State. Chief Yemi Soladoye, the President-General of the ...
Ladoja: I'm prime target of Olubadan chieftaincy law reviewThe Eagle Online
Ibadan indigenes support new kings – CCIIThe Punch
Kabiyesi, where is your certificate?Nigeria Today
Premium Times -The Nation Newspaper -Daily Post Nigeria -P.M. News
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Police arrests 30 Imo workers over N650m pension fraud – Information Nigeria


The Punch

Police arrests 30 Imo workers over N650m pension fraud
Information Nigeria
Operatives of Department of State Services for pension fraud in Imo State have arrested thirty members of staff for been involved in a fraud of N650m. This was confirmed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Sam Onwuemeodo, the suspects were ...
Imo uncovers N650m fraud in pensions board, arrests suspected culpritsGuardian (blog)
30 held for N650m 'pension fraud' in ImoThe Nation Newspaper
Imo Govt Commences Payment Of Six Months Pensions In Full, Reverses SlashCHANNELS TELEVISION

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Court refuses to reduce Shangisha ex-baale’s bail terms – The Punch


The Punch

Court refuses to reduce Shangisha ex-baale's bail terms
The Punch
A Lagos State High Court in Ikeja on Tuesday dismissed an application brought before it by an ex-Baale of Shangisha, Chief Mutiu Ogundare, urging the court to vary his bail condition. Ogundare, who was arraigned along with his wife, Abolanle, and his ...
Baale who faked own kidnap to remain in prison with wife as court rejects bail applicationThe Eagle Online
Court rejects bail variation for deposed Shangisha BaaleThe Nation Newspaper

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Calabar Church Ritual Saga: Ritual items are drama costume; blood is from goat, chicken- Pastor – Vanguard


Vanguard

Calabar Church Ritual Saga: Ritual items are drama costume; blood is from goat, chicken- Pastor
Vanguard
CALABAR—PASTOR Anthony Obo of God's Commandment Ministry was defiant, yesterday, when he was paraded by the Police, claiming that the 'occult items' found in his church were drama costumes, while the blood found in a red bucket in his church was ...
Pastor arrested for allegedly kidnapping baby for sacrifice (pictured)NAIJ.COM
Pastor, others allegedly abduct 18-month-old girl at 3am, found with her severed heartThe Punch
Killer pastor still in custody – PoliceThe Nation Newspaper
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -Independent Newspapers Limited (press release) (blog)
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Buhari, Saraki, Dogara, Ekweremadu, Mark mourn Senator Bello – Vanguard


Vanguard

Buhari, Saraki, Dogara, Ekweremadu, Mark mourn Senator Bello
Vanguard
ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has expressed heartfelt condolences to the family and the people of Katsina State over the death of Senator Mahmud Kanti-Bello. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. Senator Kanti-Bello represented Katsina ...
Saraki, Ekweremadu Mourns Ex-Senator Kanti BelloLeadership Newspapers
Senator Kanti-Bello dies, Buhari, Saraki mournThe Punch
Buhari, Atiku mourn late Senator Kanti BelloDaily Post Nigeria
Independent Newspapers Limited (press release) (blog) -THISDAY Newspapers -NAIJ.COM -Guardian (blog)
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Redundancy: Katsina to deploy directors as classroom teachers – Daily Trust


Daily Trust

Redundancy: Katsina to deploy directors as classroom teachers
Daily Trust
Katsina State government is to look into the possibility of redeploying redundant directors in the state ministry of education to classrooms to address shortages of teachers. Governor Aminu Bello Masari said this yesterday when he received the midterm ...
Masari calls for better executive, legislative relationship in statesTODAY.NG
Katsina State to retrain 15000 unqualified teachersGuardian (blog)

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Strike: Govt negotiating team’ll present ASUU’s demands to FEC today—Ngige – Vanguard


Vanguard

Strike: Govt negotiating team'll present ASUU's demands to FEC today—Ngige
Vanguard
ABUJA—MINISTER of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, yesterday, said the demands of striking Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, presented in a new letter to government dated August 28,2017, would be submitted to the Federal Executive ...
Strike: ASUU boycotts meeting with FGThe News
NANS gives Nigerian govt 21 days ultimatum to resolve ASUU strikePremium Times
ASUU gives govt six new conditions to end strikeThe Nation Newspaper
360Nobs.com -Daily Post Nigeria -Independent Newspapers Limited (press release) (blog) -P.M. News
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Nigeria’s justice ministry files 6646 cases between 2015, 2016 – Premium Times


Premium Times

Nigeria's justice ministry files 6646 cases between 2015, 2016
Premium Times
A department in Nigeria's Ministry of Justice concluded 335 out of the 1,330 civil cases it started between 2015 and 2016. In a statement on Tuesday from the office of his aide, Salihu Isah, the Justice Minister, Abubakar Malami, said 6,646 cases were ...
AGF sets up new investigative unit for sensitive casesVanguard
Why FG is Unable to Repatriate $15m Arms Seized by South AfricaThe Streetjournal
Justice Ministry To Co-odinate Criminal InvestigationCHANNELS TELEVISION
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Why we did not arrest Arewa youths over quit notice – FG – NAIJ.COM


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Why we did not arrest Arewa youths over quit notice - FG
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The federal government has explained that in spite of pressure, it refused to arrest the youths that issued quit notice to Igbos in the north due to security implications. The quit notice to the Igbos in the north issued by the northern youths was ...
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Senator Andy Uba debunks rumours of defection – NAIJ.COM


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Senator Andy Uba debunks rumours of defection
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The senator representing Anambra South Senatorial district, Senator Andy Uba has debunked the rumours making the rounds in Anambra state that he is considering quitting his membership of the APC. Senator Uba who emerged second with 931 votes at ...
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It’s time to pull kanu back to where he belongs, lock him up, dump key in Atlantic Ocean – Laurretta Onochie – Vanguard


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It's time to pull kanu back to where he belongs, lock him up, dump key in Atlantic Ocean – Laurretta Onochie
Vanguard
The personal assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social media, Laurretta Onochie, Tuesday said that the leader of the indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB, should be pulled back to where he belongs having violated three of his bail conditions ...

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News » If Nnamdi Kanu is arrested again Nigeria will disintegrate faster than expected, IPOB warns – Vanguard


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News » If Nnamdi Kanu is arrested again Nigeria will disintegrate faster than expected, IPOB warns
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Nnewi – The indigenous People of Biafra IPOB, Tuesday warned that if its leader is arrested again Nigeria will disintegrate faster than the Arewa North expected, just as it berated the Arewa Consultative Forum and Chief Paul Unongo for their alleged ...
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Osinbajo hails Obaseki as he open fertilizer plant in Edo – Vanguard


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Osinbajo hails Obaseki as he open fertilizer plant in Edo
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The Vice president, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has inaugurated the Edo Fertilizer Plant and Chemical Company Limited, a public, private venture which has the capacity to produce about 60,000 metric tonnes of fertilizer per annum. R-L; The Governor of Edo ...
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Blood of pensioners not on my head – Okorocha – Daily Post Nigeria


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Blood of pensioners not on my head – Okorocha
Daily Post Nigeria
The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha on Tuesday said the blood of some pensioners who died while waiting for their pension was not on his head. This claim was contained in a statement in Owerri, the state capital by Okorocha's Chief Press Secretary, ...
Imo 'leaders' to Okorocha: resign or be impeachedThe Nation Newspaper
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Nigeria to experience floods, thunderstorms on Wednesday, August 30 – NiMet – NAIJ.COM


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Nigeria to experience floods, thunderstorms on Wednesday, August 30 - NiMet
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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has predicted localised thunderstorms over the Central states of Kwara, Niger, Abuja, Nassarawa, Jos and Kaduna on Wednesday morning. NiMet's Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office (CFO), on ...
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IGP Ibrahim Idris: When crime fights back – Phillip Agbese – NAIJ.COM


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IGP Ibrahim Idris: When crime fights back - Phillip Agbese
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Editor's note: United Kingdom-based public commentator, Phillip Agbese writes on the sterling performance of the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, since he assumed office. He also asked Nigerians to disregard the negative reports aimed at the ...
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N-Power: FG to deploy 50000 volunteers by September – Daily Post Nigeria


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N-Power: FG to deploy 50000 volunteers by September
Daily Post Nigeria
The Federal Governnent has disclosed that about 50,000 non-graduate applicants in its N-Power volunteer programme would be deployed in late September and trained in October. President Muhammadu Buhari's aide on job creation and youth ...
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Fayose inaugurates new Ekiti traditional rulers’ council – Daily Post Nigeria


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Fayose inaugurates new Ekiti traditional rulers' council
Daily Post Nigeria
The Oloye of Oye-Ekiti, Oba Michael Ademolaju, has been formally inaugurated as the Chairman of the Ekiti State Council of Traditional Rulers. The state governor, Ayodele Fayose, charged him to use his experience to serve the state. At the inauguration ...
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FG to deploy 50000 non-graduate N-Power volunteers – The Punch


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FG to deploy 50000 non-graduate N-Power volunteers
The Punch
No fewer than 50,000 non-graduate applicants in the N-Power volunteer programme would be deployed in late September and trained in October, the Presidential aide on job creation and youth empowerment, Mr Afolabi Imoukhuede, has said. Imoukhuede ...

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Police nabs 30 kidnappers, armed robbery suspects in Kogi – Daily Post Nigeria


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Police nabs 30 kidnappers, armed robbery suspects in Kogi
Daily Post Nigeria
In the wake of the Force determination to rid the state of criminal elements, no fewer than 30 kidnapping, armed robbery and other offences suspects, terrorising kogi state have been arrested by the men of the Kogi state command of the Nigeria Police ...
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Kogi Govt House security allegedly beat Channels TV reporterPulse Nigeria
Segun Salami of Channels TV allegedly gets beaten to stupor by a Kogi state government house security officialNAIJ.COM
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We find the decision to call a secret meeting between APC and PDP undemocratic – NGP raises alarm – NAIJ.COM


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We find the decision to call a secret meeting between APC and PDP undemocratic - NGP raises alarm
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The New Generation Party of Nigeria (NGP) has accused the APC and the PDP of setting machinery in place to systematically rig the 2019 elections in their favour. NGP's allegation is coming on the heels of the meeting held between President Muhammadu ...
How meeting with PDP leaders will help Buhari's government – Sen. Lawal ShuaibuDaily Post Nigeria
3000 PDP, other party members defect to APC in KogiDaily Trust
Kanti Bello: The Last Interview He Granted Expressing Regret For Helping To Elect BuhariThe Whistler
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US Sells N181 Billion Warplanes, Weapons To Nigeria – SaharaReporters.com


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US Sells N181 Billion Warplanes, Weapons To Nigeria
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Reuters reported that the Pentagon communicated the sale of the 12 ground attack aircraft valued at $593m (N181bn) to the US Congress on Monday. by Punch Newspaper Aug 29, 2017. The Headquarters of the United States Department of Defence, the ...
US finally sells N181bn warplanes, weapons to Nigerian government to fight Boko HaramNAIJ.COM
Nigeria buys N181 billion warplanes from the USPulse Nigeria
Finally, US Sells 12 Super Tucano Aircraft to NigeriaThe Streetjournal
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Kogi govt house security on rampage, beats Channels TV reporter to stupor – The Punch


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Kogi govt house security on rampage, beats Channels TV reporter to stupor
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Security personnel attached to Kogi state government house went on rampage on Monday night and beat up Channels TV reporter, Segun Salami. Salami is currently receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital in Lokoja, the state capital. Salami told our ...

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Just in: Aisha Buhari departs Nigeria for Saudi Arabia – NAIJ.COM


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Just in: Aisha Buhari departs Nigeria for Saudi Arabia
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Nigeria's first lady, Aisha Buhari on Tuesday, August 29, left Nigeria to Mecca, Saudi Arabia to perform the 2017 Hajj. The personal assistant to the First Lady Zaynab Ikaz-Kassim in a tweet said Mrs. Buhari left Abuja on Tuesday afternoon to join ...

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Herdsmen : Group gives Ondo govt one month ultimatum, threatens to block Lagos/Ore expressway – Daily Post Nigeria


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Herdsmen : Group gives Ondo govt one month ultimatum, threatens to block Lagos/Ore expressway
Daily Post Nigeria
A group, the Council of Concerned Youths of Nigeria (CCYN) has issued a one month ultimatum to Ondo State government to send an anti-grazing bill to the state Assembly. The group threatened to embark on massive protest by blocking the ever busy Lagos ...
Group gives Ondo government 1 month ultimatum, threatens to block Lagos/Ore ExpresswayNAIJ.COM

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Customs seize 27 exotic vehicles (photos) – NAIJ.COM


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Customs seize 27 exotic vehicles (photos)
NAIJ.COM
The Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone A command has announced the seizure of contraband valued at N783.6million within August 9 and 25, 2017. READ ALSO: Likely cabinet reshuffle causes anxiety among Buhari's ministers.
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Benue postpones implementation of anti-grazing law – Premium Times


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Benue postpones implementation of anti-grazing law
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Stakeholders in Benue on Monday agreed to begin the implementation of the 2017 Anti-Open Grazing Law in November. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the law, which was signed by Governor Samuel Ortom in June, gave herdsmen a deadline of ...
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Many injured in Ekiti as Fayose, Senator Olujimi’s supporters clash – NAIJ.COM


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Many injured in Ekiti as Fayose, Senator Olujimi's supporters clash
NAIJ.COM
Many people are said to have been injured in the clash between some supporters of the Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose, and the Senator representing Ekiti South Senatorial District Abiodun Olujimi. The clash, NAIJ.com gathered happened on Sunday, ...
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News » Why Igbo youths are very angry — Obiozor (II) – Vanguard


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News » Why Igbo youths are very angry — Obiozor (II)
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Yesterday, Dr. George Obiozor, erstwhile director-general of the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, NIIA and Nigeria ambassador to the United States spoke on inequalities in the Nigeria federation. In the concluding part of the interview, he ...
UN Bodies Denounce Threats To Igbo In Northern NigeriaSaharaReporters.com
Quit notice: Igbo lawyer drags Buhari to court, demand arrest of Arewa youths within seven daysDaily Post Nigeria
Nnamdi Kanu's former lawyer files lawsuits to compel arrest of Arewa youths' leaders; may drag Osinbajo before ICCNAIJ.COM
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S-South, S-East govs call for location of oil, gas investments in the regions – Vanguard


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S-South, S-East govs call for location of oil, gas investments in the regions
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PORT HARCOURT—GOVERNORS of the South-South/South East regions have called for location of investment in the oil and gas sector in the regions, saying that the Federal Government should discourage the granting of licences for them to be sited ...
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Anambra guber: Why I boycotted PDP governorship primaries – Oduah – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Anambra guber: Why I boycotted PDP governorship primaries – Oduah
Daily Post Nigeria
Sen. Stella Oduah, one of the Peoples Democratic Party's (PDP) governorship aspirants in Anambra, said she withdrew from the party's primary election on Monday because delegates were imposed on the party. Hide quoted text. The lawmaker made this ...
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Lagos pulls down 57 distressed buildings, slams cost on owners – Daily Post Nigeria


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Lagos pulls down 57 distressed buildings, slams cost on owners
Daily Post Nigeria
The Lagos State Government has started demolishing 57 buildings classified distressed in a bid to forestall cases of building-collapse across the state. The buildings being demolished ranged from two-storey to four-storey buildings. General Manager of ...
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It is not a big deal to monitor social media accounts of Nigerians – Garba Shehu – Daily Post Nigeria


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It is not a big deal to monitor social media accounts of Nigerians – Garba Shehu
Daily Post Nigeria
The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has said he does not believe it should be a big deal if the presidency monitors social media accounts of citizens as a measure to contain the rising spate ...
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Why students lack reading skills – Suleja emir – Daily Trust


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Why students lack reading skills – Suleja emir
Daily Trust
Poor and deteriorating reading habit among students is as a result of excessive use of social media, Emir of Suleja Malam Awwal Ibrahim has said. He said most students did not engage in 'intellectual discourse,' rather, they spent quality of their time ...
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Diezani forfeits N7.6 billion to FG – Daily Trust


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Diezani forfeits N7.6 billion to FG
Daily Trust
Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison- Madueke, who has lost billions in cash and posh property to the Federal Government in recent court orders, yesterday forfeited another sum of N7.6 billion to the government. The string of ...
News » Court orders final forfeiture of N7.6bn recovered from DiezaniVanguard
Charly Boy leads protest to EFCC, wants Diezani extraditedPremium Times
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University of Ilorin gets new VC – Daily Trust


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University of Ilorin gets new VC
Daily Trust
The Chairman Governing Council of University of Ilorin Dr. Abdullahi Jubril Oyekanmi (left) presents the new Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Sulyman Age Abdulkareem to the press yesterday. The Governing Council of the University of Ilorin ...
Unilorin gets new VCVanguard
Abdulkareem emerges UNILORIN VCDaily Post Nigeria
BREAKING: UNILORIN gets new Vice ChancellorPremium Times
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Tambuwal visits Sule Lamido, says loyalty to APC unshaken – Daily Trust


Tambuwal visits Sule Lamido, says loyalty to APC unshaken
Daily Trust
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State, yesterday, said his loyalty to the All Progressives Congress (APC) remains unshaken. Tambuwal said he had no plan of going back to his former party, PDP. There are speculations that some PDP chieftains ...
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Delta women protest alleged acquisition of land by army – The Punch


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Delta women protest alleged acquisition of land by army
The Punch
Women numbering over 2,000 from Effurun and other neighbouring communities of Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State on Monday protested against the Nigerian Army over an alleged illegal acquisition and sale of their community land spanning ...
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Delta community protests against alleged army land grabNAIJ.COM
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MTN Foundation reopens digital library – The Punch


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MTN Foundation reopens digital library
The Punch
MTN Foundation, under its 'UniversitiesConnect' initiative, has re-opened the digital library donated by the foundation to the University of Lagos. An MTN Foundation delegation led by the Chairman, Board of Directors, Mr. Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi ...
MTN re-opens Unilag's digital libraryThe Nation Newspaper

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Federal Govt, US partnering on loot repatriation, says Osinbajo – P.M. News


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Federal Govt, US partnering on loot repatriation, says Osinbajo
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The Buhari administration has reached out to the U.S. government to increase its assistance in ensuring that corrupt officials do not get a safe haven abroad for their loot, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Monday. The Vice President, who said this ...
No cabal can stop Buhari – PresidencyDaily Post Nigeria
Osinbajo did not perform as well as I expected him to while Buhari was away - JunaidNAIJ.COM
Buhari : Presidency raises alarm over 'false' campaign against Abba KyariPulse Nigeria
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Federal Govt, US partnering on loot repatriation, says Osinbajo – P.M. News


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Federal Govt, US partnering on loot repatriation, says Osinbajo
P.M. News
The Buhari administration has reached out to the U.S. government to increase its assistance in ensuring that corrupt officials do not get a safe haven abroad for their loot, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Monday. The Vice President, who said this ...
No cabal can stop Buhari – PresidencyDaily Post Nigeria
Osinbajo did not perform as well as I expected him to while Buhari was away - JunaidNAIJ.COM
Buhari : Presidency raises alarm over 'false' campaign against Abba KyariPulse Nigeria
CHANNELS TELEVISION -YNaija -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -The Punch
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Assembly to partner Edo command on conducive business, living environment – The Nation Newspaper


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Assembly to partner Edo command on conducive business, living environment
The Nation Newspaper
The Edo House of Assembly is to partner the police command in providing a conducive atmosphere for sustenance, safety of lives in the state. The Speaker, Mr Kabiru Adjoto (APC-Akoko-Edo I), made the remark yesterday when he led principal officers on a ...
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Ikpeazu tells officials to support government development agenda – P.M. News


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Ikpeazu tells officials to support government development agenda
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Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Monday urged officials of the state government to step up efforts in supporting the state government's agenda aimed at accelerating infrastructural development in Abia. Ikpeazu made the call at the inauguration of Abia ...

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Stop airing civil war clips, lawmaker cautions FG-owned media houses – Vanguard


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Stop airing civil war clips, lawmaker cautions FG-owned media houses
Vanguard
The member representing the Warri Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Daniel Reyenieju has berated some Federal Government-owned media houses for the airing of video clips of the civil war in its bid to discourage secessionist ...

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Anambra guber: Chidoka urges preservation of Catholic monuments – Vanguard


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Anambra guber: Chidoka urges preservation of Catholic monuments
Vanguard
Frontline contender and candidate of the United Progressive Party (UPP) for the November 18, 2017 Anambra governorship election, Chief Osita Chidoka, has stressed the need to preserve historic monuments and values of the Catholic Church. Chidoka ...
Anambra election: Chidoka receives staff of authority as traditional rulers, others endorse him (photo)NAIJ.COM

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Pentagon notifies US Congress of $593 mln aircraft sale to Nigeria – Naija247news


Pentagon notifies US Congress of $593 mln aircraft sale to Nigeria
Naija247news
WASHINGTON, Aug 28 – The Pentagon notified the U.S. Congress on Monday of the sale to Nigeria of 12 Super Tucano A-29 planes and weapons worth $593 million, which the West African country wants for its fight against the militant group Boko Haram.

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Kashamu denies planning to kill Gbenga Daniel – Daily Post Nigeria


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Kashamu denies planning to kill Gbenga Daniel
Daily Post Nigeria
The senator representing Ogun State Senatorial district, Buruji Kashamu has denied the claim by former Ogun State Governor, Gbenga Daniel that he sent assassins after him. In a letter addressed to the Inspector-General of Police, Idris Kpotum Ibrahim ...
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Gbenga Daniel's claim of assassination attempt a cock and bull story – Buruji KashamuThe Eagle Online
Ogun PDP crisis deepens as Kashamu writes IGP, blasts ex-governorDaily Trust

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Osun doctors issue 21-day ultimatum for indefinite strike – Premium Times


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Osun doctors issue 21-day ultimatum for indefinite strike
Premium Times
Medical doctors in Osun State have threatened to embark on an indefinite strike if the government of Governor Rauf Aregbesola fails to meet their demands within 21 days. The Chairman of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, Osun State branch, Tokunbo ...
Osun's agenda on restructuringVanguard
Osun pensioners group cautions against attack on AregbesolaGuardian (blog)
Aregbesola reinstates 46 sacked college workersThe Nation Newspaper
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Fayemi’s government received N163b allocation in four years – Witness – Daily Post Nigeria


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Fayemi's government received N163b allocation in four years – Witness
Daily Post Nigeria
The Panel also heard that the former governor allegedly made N18 billion unremitted deductions from the allocations received within the period in review. A witness from the Accountant General's Office, Mr. Kehinde Odunayo made the disclosure, while ...
Fayemi's govt didn't remit N18bn, panel toldThe Punch
Witness' evidence contradicts Fayose's claim on Ekiti debtsThe Nation Newspaper
Fayemi got N163.3b federal allocation, borrowed N49.5b in four years – WitnessThe Eagle Online
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JAMB: 120 cut-off mark appalling, unacceptable – Former minister, Obaji – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

JAMB: 120 cut-off mark appalling, unacceptable – Former minister, Obaji
Daily Post Nigeria
A former Education Minister, Prof. Nora Obaji, has faulted the decision of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, to peg cut off mark at 120. He said the decision was harsh and unacceptable. Speaking with newsmen on Monday, Obaji said the ...
If tomorrow comes to NigeriaThe News
Schools admitted candidates who didn't sit for UTME —JAMBThe Punch
With 200 cut-off mark, no varsity has filled its quota in the last 10 years, says OloyedeGuardian (blog)
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Fayose, Senator Olujimi’s supporters in bloody clash – Daily Post Nigeria


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Fayose, Senator Olujimi's supporters in bloody clash
Daily Post Nigeria
Several persons were reportedly wounded on Sunday evening, as supporters of Governor Ayodele Fayose and that of the Senator representing Ekiti South Senatorial District, Mrs. Abiodun Olujimi engaged in a bloody clash. Fayose and his estranged god ...
Lawmaker, others injured as governor's, senator's supporters clashThe Nation Newspaper
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Lai Mohammed recants order to NBC to sanction radio, tv stations – Daily Post Nigeria


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Lai Mohammed recants order to NBC to sanction radio, tv stations
Daily Post Nigeria
Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed ​said the federal ​g​overnment will not make any law or directive ​over​ hate speech and fake news. The Minister​ said this during a working visit to the TV Continental​ on Monday. He described as ...
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Lai Mohammed visits TVC News, denies allegations of media clampdownTVC News
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Quit Notice: Igbo leaders drag Arewa youths, Northern governments, others to world court – Vanguard


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Quit Notice: Igbo leaders drag Arewa youths, Northern governments, others to world court
Vanguard
ABAKALIKI-IGBO leaders under the aegis of Alaigbo Development Foundation Monday dragged Arewa youths, their sponsors including officials of governments in the Northern Sharia States to the International Criminal Court, ICC, at Hague and the Nigerian ...
Quit notice: Igbo lawyer drags Buhari to court, demand arrest of Arewa youths within seven daysDaily Post Nigeria
Nnamdi Kanu's former lawyer files lawsuits to compel arrest of Arewa youths' leaders; may drag Osinbajo before ICCNAIJ.COM
Lawyer Files Lawsuits At Federal High Court, ECOWAS Court To Compel Arrest Of Arewa Youth LeadersSaharaReporters.com
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Federal Government Declares Friday, 1st And Monday 4th September 2017 As Public Holidays To Mark Id El Kabir – Leadership Newspapers


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Federal Government Declares Friday, 1st And Monday 4th September 2017 As Public Holidays To Mark Id El Kabir
Leadership Newspapers
The Federal Government has declared Friday, 1st and Monday 4th September, 2017 as Public Holidays to mark Id-el-Kabir Celebration. The Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. (Rtd) Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal ...
Sallah: FG declares Friday, Monday as public holidaysDaily Post Nigeria
Eid-el-Kabir: Nigerian govt declares Friday, Monday public holidayP.M. News
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Nigerian Immigration Service bans cash payment for processing international passport – NAIJ.COM


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Nigerian Immigration Service bans cash payment for processing international passport
NAIJ.COM
NAIJ.com notes that the NIS spokesperson, Sunday James, disclosed this in an interview on Monday August 28, in Abuja. READ ALSO: Federal High Court orders permanent forfeiture of N7.6bn linked to Diezani Alison-Madueke. He said the Comptroller ...
Extortion: Nigeria Immigration bans cash payments at passport offices‎Premium Times

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President Buhari meets economic team for briefing – Pulse Nigeria


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President Buhari meets economic team for briefing
Pulse Nigeria
President Muhammadu Buhari met with members of his economic team in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday, August 28, 2017. The delegation that met with the president for a briefing session includes Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma ...
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President Muhammadu Buhari meets with Finance TeamBellaNaija
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Ebonyi indigenes back Umahi’s $150m Ring Road loan – TODAY.NG


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Ebonyi indigenes back Umahi's $150m Ring Road loan
TODAY.NG
Thousands of indigenes of Ebonyi State from various communities, at weekend, converged at their various headquarters in the 13 Local Government Areas of the state to show support for the state government's move to obtain $150 million loan for the Ring ...

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South-South, South-East Governors Meet, Seek Regional Development – P.M. News


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South-South, South-East Governors Meet, Seek Regional Development
P.M. News
Governors of the South-South and South East geo-political zones on Sunday met at the Government House, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, where they discussed regional and economic integration to enhance the development of the area. In attendance were the ...
S/South, S/East govs demand relocation of oil companiesThe News
South-east, south-south most marginalized regions in Nigeria - Governor WikeNAIJ.COM
Wike, CP Must Hear ThisThe Tide
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IDPs attack humanitarian aid workers in Maiduguri – NAIJ.COM


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IDPs attack humanitarian aid workers in Maiduguri
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Some internally displaced persons in Maiduguri have attacked foreign humanitarian aid workers over alleged lack of food in the Gubio camp. READ ALSO: Anyone who tries to arrest me in Biafra land will die here - Nnamdi Kanu. The protesters shattered the ...
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How I lost my wife, three son-in-laws to Boko Haram terrorists – Blind IDPThe Punch
UN Suspends Food Distribution as IDPs Attacks Humanitarians for Giving Them Small FoodSundiataPost (press release) (blog)

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Doyin Okupe writes open memo to President Buhari – NAIJ.COM


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Doyin Okupe writes open memo to President Buhari
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Doyin Okupe has written an open memo to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to thank God for saving his life and “snatching him from the jaw of death.” In the memo which he posted on his Facebook, Okupe noted that many people did not expect the ...
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We the leaders have failed Nigeria and the younger generation – Dino Melaye – NAIJ.COM


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We the leaders have failed Nigeria and the younger generation - Dino Melaye
NAIJ.COM
Senator Dino Melaye, lawmaker representing Kogi west senatorial district has claimed that Nigerian politicians, including himself, have failed the country and their younger generation. Reports have it that Melaye made this known while speaking at the ...
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40-year-old man lures nursery school pupil with bread, beans before raping her – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

40-year-old man lures nursery school pupil with bread, beans before raping her
Daily Post Nigeria
A 40-year-old man, Kehinde Gabriel, has been docked in a Lagos State Magistrate's Court in Ikeja for allegedly defiling a three-year-old nursery school pupil in Onaosa, in the Ibeju-Lekki area of the state. According to Punch, the girl was going to a ...
Wicked World : 40-yr-old allegedly rapes 3-yr-old girlPulse Nigeria
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Ritualists kill 2 college of education students in Ondo – Vanguard


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Ritualists kill 2 college of education students in Ondo
Vanguard
THE Ondo State Police Command are trying to uncover the role of a herbalist and three suspected ritualists, who murdered and mutilated two female students of Adeyemi College of Education in the state for money rituals. Vanguard gathered that the ...
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Osun 2018: Only new breed candidate can beat APC – Rasheed – The Eagle Online


Osun 2018: Only new breed candidate can beat APC – Rasheed
The Eagle Online
Speaking at Ilesa over the weekend, the media entrepreneur affirmed that “while Osun people want change, they are not looking into the past, but rather into the future. A governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun ...

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