Daily Archives: December 2, 2017

FG sets aside N5 Billion for local miners – Vanguard


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FG sets aside N5 Billion for local miners
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The Federal Government has set aside N5 billion to empower artisan miners across the country as part of measures to ensure participation of all Nigerians in economic development. The Minister of Mines and Mineral Resources, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, disclosed ...

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Atiku’s baggage – TheCable


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Atiku's baggage
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To be fair to former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, he has the right to aspire to the highest office in the land. Interestingly, he believes he's the best candidate for the job. His case is made stronger by the fact that he built a strong business ...
'Atiku Abubakar is serious about restructuring because he knows the northern region will benefit 'Vanguard

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Navy apprehends notorious recruitment fraudster – P.M. News


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Navy apprehends notorious recruitment fraudster
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The Nigerian Navy (NN) says it has arrested a 27-year-old man, Yohanna Ahmadu, a suspected recruitment fraudster for attempting to defraud one Mr Adamu Ibrahim during the last nationwide recruitment exercise. Navy Capt. Suleman Dahun, the Acting ...
Fraudster arrested for collecting N50,000 for navy recruitmentThe Punch
Navy arrests, hands over suspect to Police for recruitment fraudThe Eagle Online

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Residents flee Adamawa, after death of four police officers – Information Nigeria


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Residents flee Adamawa, after death of four police officers
Information Nigeria
Four operatives of the Police have been confirmed dead by the Adamawa State Police Command, after they were involved in a clash with gunmen in Numan Local Government Area. According to the spokesperson for the police command, Othman Abubakar, who ...
Six policemen feared killed, as Numan in Adamawa boilsVanguard
Tension in Adamawa town as six mobile police officers 'killed'Premium Times
Four policemen killed in AdamawaDaily Post Nigeria
Daily Trust -The Eagle Online -Journalducameroun.com - English - (press release) -Guardian (blog)
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Traffickers sold me for 2000 dinars – Libya returnee – Daily Post Nigeria


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Traffickers sold me for 2000 dinars – Libya returnee
Daily Post Nigeria
One of the Nigerians repatriated by the Federal Government from Libya earlier in the week, 35-year-old Harrison Okotie, has explain how he lost one of his eyes. He said some violent human traffickers who kidnapped him, hit him in the eye with the butt ...
Fellow Nigerians abducted, sold us into slavery in Libya –ReturneesThe Punch
'Nigerians selling us in Libya more wicked than Arabs' — returnees recount ordealTheCable
Edo Libyan returnees get 150 hectares, N100m seed capital for agribusinessVanguard
eNCA -Daily Trust -SaharaReporters.com -Premium Times
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Senate Writes Army, SGF over Reinstatement of Retired Officer – THISDAY Newspapers


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Senate Writes Army, SGF over Reinstatement of Retired Officer
THISDAY Newspapers
Rays of hope that 38 officers retired by the Nigerian Army in June last may regain their jobs has emerged as the Senate has written to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr ...
Group Carpets Senate Over Resolution On Dismissed 'Political' GeneralsVanguard

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6 KWASU students Kidnapped, 1 released – Vanguard


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6 KWASU students Kidnapped, 1 released
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A gang of kidnappers struck at kwara state university malete in Moro local government area of the state Thursday afternoon and kidnapped six students. One of the victims, a 200 Level student of the department of Mass Communication at the Kwara State ...
Kidnappers killed six victims – KWASU student abducted, freedThe Punch
'How suspected ritualists abducted me, 12 others'The Nation Newspaper
Kidnappers killed six out of 13 of us – Varsity studentThe Eagle Online
New Telegraph Newspaper
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ACF leader set to host parley on peaceful co-existence – Vanguard


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ACF leader set to host parley on peaceful co-existence
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ABUJA – The Chairman of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Alhaji Ibrahim Coomassie, will on Sunday play host to prominent personalities drawn from across the six geo-political zones of the country to discuss the issues of peaceful coexistence and ...

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Governor Wike flags off Christmas Season in Rivers State – Vanguard


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Governor Wike flags off Christmas Season in Rivers State
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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has flagged off the Christmas season in the state with the official lighting of the Christmas Tree at the Port Harcourt Pleasure Park. Port Harcourt Pleasure Park after the Official Lighting of the Christmas ...
PDP chairmanship: Jonathan, Wike fall apart over SecondusThe Nation Newspaper
Aftermath Of Global Award: Rivers, 73 Cities To Host UN HABITATSThe Tide
Buhari Should Appoint More Ministers Like Dalung – Wike360Nobs.com
The Punch -Daily Trust -THISDAY Newspapers -Politics Nigeria
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FUT Minna inaugurates new vice-chancellor – The Punch


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FUT Minna inaugurates new vice-chancellor
The Punch
Former Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academics, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, Prof. Abdullahi Bala, has been inaugurated as the seventh vice-chancellor of the university. Speaking shortly after his inauguration on Friday, Bala said he ...
FUT Minna gets new VCThe Nation Newspaper
Prof.Bala takes over as new VC FUT MinnaWorldStage

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SSANU, NASU, NAAT resume strike Monday – Vanguard


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SSANU, NASU, NAAT resume strike Monday
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NON teaching staff unions in the universities under the umbrella of Joint Action Committee, JAC, has directed all their branches nationwide to resume strike on Monday. SSANU members preparing bean cakes and pap. The three unions are the Senior Staff ...
SSANU, NASU to embark on indefinite strike on MondayInformation Nigeria
NAAT, NASU, SSANU to resume 'total and indefinite' strike on MondayYNaija

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Enugu Town Unions In Lagos Hold Cultural Day Today – Independent Newspapers Limited


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Enugu Town Unions In Lagos Hold Cultural Day Today
Independent Newspapers Limited
Lagos – Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Enugu State governor, is expected to join other dignitaries today, to grace the 24th Edition of Enugu State Cultural Day Celebration in Lagos taking place at the NIS Training Pitch, National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos ...
NULGE Verdict: Council Boss lauds Ugwuanyi on payment of salaries and pensionsVanguard

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Mainagate Tough questions over Buhari’s role – The Punch


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Mainagate Tough questions over Buhari's role
The Punch
Every new day, a new drama seems to unfold about Mainagate, the controversial reinstatement and promotion of a former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina. As far back as February 2016, the International Police ...
What Magu, Adeosun, Oyo-Ita, Immigration Boss, Daura, Others Are Saying As Reps Probe #MainaGate360Nobs.com
Maina To Magu: Leave My Son Alone, Account For Your Illegal PropertiesThe Whistler

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Okowa, Okotie, Oyakhilome, join hands for Edo College at 80 – Vanguard


Okowa, Okotie, Oyakhilome, join hands for Edo College at 80
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A three-day programme marking the 80th anniversary of one of the country's leading secondary schools, Edo College Benin starts today. Old boys of the college which has produced some of the country's leading lights in the professions are returning to ...

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N-Delta people’ll not listen to political promises in 2019 — Annkio Briggs – Vanguard


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N-Delta people'll not listen to political promises in 2019 — Annkio Briggs
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Ms Annkio Briggs, 65, is a Niger-Deltan and a human and environmental rights activist. In this interview, Briggs, who was a delegate at the 2014 National Conference shares her thought on the state of the nation, rising tension in the Niger-Delta ...

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Fire Destroys More Than 1000 Shops At Kaduna Market – CHANNELS TELEVISION


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Fire Destroys More Than 1000 Shops At Kaduna Market
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More than 1000 shops were razed by fire on Friday morning at the popular Pantaker building materials market in Kaduna State. According to eyewitnesses, the fire started from an electrical spark from one of the shops and later spread to the entire ...

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My administration will spare no criminal- Kogi Governor – Vanguard


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My administration will spare no criminal- Kogi Governor
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Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has reiterated his determination to sustain his fight against insecurity in the state, saying his administration will be “ruthless against the hotbed of crimes”. Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State. Speaking through ...
PMB Will Dwarf His 2015 Figures In 2019 – Kogi GovGistmaster (blog)

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Prison Inmate Undergoing PhD Programme — Controller – Leadership Newspapers


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Prison Inmate Undergoing PhD Programme — Controller
Leadership Newspapers
The Controller of Prisons, Lagos State Command, Tunde Ladipo, says education in prison facilities is getting better by the day, with an inmate in the Maximum Prison undergoing a PhD programme. Ladipo told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that ...
Prison decongestion: Controller calls for speedy trial, more facilitiesThe Eagle Online
Lagos prisons get large drug supply for inmatesNews Agency of Nigeria (press release)

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Lafarge, C’River, Others Mark World AIDS Day – Independent Newspapers Limited


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Lafarge, C'River, Others Mark World AIDS Day
Independent Newspapers Limited
Calabar – Cement manufacturing giant, Lafarge Africa Plc, joined the government of Cross River State and other health related agencies and civil society organisations to part take in the annual City Walk exercise often holds on December 1st in Calabar ...
Cross River govt commits funds to Ogoja, Calabar fistula hospitalsTODAY.NG
Gov. Ayade inaugurates 2017 Calabar carnival villageGistmaster (blog)

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In my government, Imo has a special place – Buhari – Vanguard


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In my government, Imo has a special place – Buhari
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President Mohammadu Buhari,Friday assured Imo people that in terms of governance under his leadership that he has a special place in his heart for the citizens of the state. Okorocha and Buhari. Buhari represented by the Secretary to the Government of ...
Buhari, Osinbajo others eulogize Okorocha's wife at 50The Nation Newspaper

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We Will Name School, Hospital In Memory Of Late Prof. Nok – el-Rufai – Leadership Newspapers


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We Will Name School, Hospital In Memory Of Late Prof. Nok – el-Rufai
Leadership Newspapers
Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, on Friday announced that the state will name one of its schools and hospitals and locate a campus of one of the tertiary institutions in Nok, the hometown of late commissioner of education, Prof. Andrew ...
El-Rufai, commissioners shed tears over death of cabinet memberThe Nation Newspaper
El-Rufai Offers Scholarship To Late Commissioner's ChildrenIndependent Newspapers Limited

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Without jobs, even educated youth become vulnerable – Buhari – Vanguard


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Without jobs, even educated youth become vulnerable – Buhari
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A Presidential spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu has described President Muhammadu Buhari's contributions to the just concluded 5th AU-EU summit in Abidjan as cogent, timely and highly perceptive. Buhari jetting out. Shehu, who is the President's Senior ...
Buhari Travels To Jordan For Counter-Terrorism SummitCHANNELS TELEVISION
Buhari Drops Hint On Seeking Re-election in 2019360Nobs.com
Buhari to leave Nigeria for JordanDaily Post Nigeria
Leadership Newspapers -WorldStage -The Nation Newspaper -TVC News
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Ekiti 2018: Why the people will prefer me as next gov – Olusola – Vanguard


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Ekiti 2018: Why the people will prefer me as next gov – Olusola
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Deputy Governor of Ekiti State and 2018 governorship aspirant under the platform of the Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP), Professor Kolapo Olubunmi Olusola has said that Ekiti people will prefer him to any other candidates as their next governor because ...
Fayose gives Ilemeso Ekiti secondary school, to begin operation next JanuaryThe Eagle Online

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Convocation: 132 graduates bag UNN first class degrees – Vanguard


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Convocation: 132 graduates bag UNN first class degrees
Vanguard
132 graduates of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), have bagged first class degrees in their different courses. Prof. Benjamin Ozumba, the Vice-Chancellor of the university, made this disclosure on Friday at the 47th convocation ceremony of the ...

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