Daily Archives: December 6, 2017

Lagos State Government Partners With COPA Lagos Organisers – Complete Sports Nigeria


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Lagos State Government Partners With COPA Lagos Organisers
Complete Sports Nigeria
By Nurudeen Obalola: The Lagos State Government is partnering with the organisers of the 2017 COPA Lagos Beach Soccer Tournament to raise the profile of the event, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. COPA Lagos, an event that combines beach soccer with ...
Ambode orders census of worship centres in LagosPremium Times
Ambode approves 30% bonus for Commissioners, civil servants, othersP.M. News
Lagos pays N1b to 301 public service retireesThe Nation Newspaper
AllAfrica.com -The Punch -Independent Newspapers Limited -Olisa Blogazine
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Fayemi’s probe: Court Okays Ekiti Judicial Commission of Inquiry, says; “Fayose acted constitutionally” – Daily Post Nigeria


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Fayemi's probe: Court Okays Ekiti Judicial Commission of Inquiry, says; “Fayose acted constitutionally”
Daily Post Nigeria
A High Court in Ado Ekiti, today, affirmed the legality of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by the state government to look into financial transactions of the state between 2010 and 2014, saying the Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has ...
Alleged fraud: Court says Ekiti judicial panel can probe FayemiPremium Times
Ekiti inquiry commission can probe you, court tells FayemiThe Punch
Court okays probe of Fayemi by judicial commissionDaily Trust
Vanguard -The Nation Newspaper -Information Nigeria -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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S/Court fixes March 2, 2018 to rule on Dasuki’s continued detention – Vanguard


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S/Court fixes March 2, 2018 to rule on Dasuki's continued detention
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The Supreme Court on Monday fixed March 2 for judgment on an appeal by former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki, challenging his alleged indefinite detention. Former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki,rtd. The panel of five ...

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[BREAKING] OAU suspends convocation, as workers’ strike takes toll – The Punch


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[BREAKING] OAU suspends convocation, as workers' strike takes toll
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The authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, have postponed the 43rd convocation of the university earlier scheduled for December 13 to 16, 2017. This was contained in a release on Wedneaday by the Public Relations Officer of the ...
SSANU, NASU, NAAT shut down UNN, UniCal, RSUT othersVanguard
Nigeria: Ngige - FG Has Met Striking Varsity Staff's 12-Point DemandsAllAfrica.com
Campus Shutdown As SSANU, NASU, NAAT Strike Grounds Academic Activities At OAU360Nobs.com
Daily Post Nigeria -Premium Times -The Eagle Online -Leadership Newspapers
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FG inaugurates Alex Ekwueme burial committee – Information Nigeria


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FG inaugurates Alex Ekwueme burial committee
Information Nigeria
An 11-member committee was inaugurated by the Federal Government to organise a state burial for the late former Vice- President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, who died on November 19 in London. Inaugurating the committee in Abuja, the Secretary to the Government ...
SGF heads 10-member c'ttee for Ekwueme's burialVanguard
FG inaugurates committee for Alex Ekwueme's burialBlueprint newspapers Limited (blog)
Ekwueme's Burial: FG inaugurates SGF, Fashola, Lai Mohammed, Obiano, other committee membersNaija News
The Nation Newspaper
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Shittu appears in Igbo attire as Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting – Vanguard


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Shittu appears in Igbo attire as Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting
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ABUJA – VICE President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajoi is presiding over the weekly Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting which is ongoing at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja. Minister for Communications, Chief Adebayo Shittu during the opening ...

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Pregnant woman, husband, two kids die in Lagos fire – The Eagle Online


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Pregnant woman, husband, two kids die in Lagos fire
The Eagle Online
The deceased, according to available information, are a pregnant mother and wife, her two children and husband. The children are between the ages of five and seven. The fire was said to have started at about 2am when electricity supply was restored to ...
Fire consumes family of 4 in LagosVanguard

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Don’t push FG to invoke labour laws against you, Ngige tells SSANU, NASU, NAAT – Vanguard


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Don't push FG to invoke labour laws against you, Ngige tells SSANU, NASU, NAAT
Vanguard
ABUJA – THE Federal Government yesterday warned the striking non teaching staff unions in the universities under the umbrella of Joint Action Committee, JAC not to push the government to invoke the relevant labour laws against them if they continued ...
University Workers Strike: Nigerian govt, workers contradict self on compliance with agreementsPremium Times
FG has met demands of NASU, NAAT, SSANU, Ngige insistsGuardian (blog)
University non-teaching staff demands fully met – Chris NgigeTODAY.NG

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Abdulrasheed Maina: The villain that would be a hero – Vanguard


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Abdulrasheed Maina: The villain that would be a hero
Vanguard
THE more one learns of the still-unfolding saga of the pension scheme scam involving Abdulrasheed Maina, chair of the so-called Presidential Pension Task Scheme, established by the Goodluck Jonathan administration to help put things right in the much ...
Buhari: Set up judicial enquiry on Maina scandalThe Punch
Orgy of denials in Maina-gateThe Nation Newspaper
How Pension Thieves Stole Over N42bn – MalamiThe Streetjournal
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -The Whistler
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Nigeria still needs SARS – Vanguard


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Nigeria still needs SARS
Vanguard
COMPLAINTS over alleged excesses of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force have assumed a tumultuous point, with the floating last week of #ENDSARS, a campaign to scrap the squad in the social media. In September 2016 ...
YNaija Says: #EndSARS is an expression of everything that is wrong with Nigeria's leadershipYNaija
Nigeria's Senate to probe police brutality allegationsEyewitness News
#EndSARS: Police Defends SARS – Those Who Want It Scrapped “May Likely Be Armed Robbers”360Nobs.com
Nigerian Entertainment Today -The Punch -Daily Trust -Citizen
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Court unfreezes 16 accounts belonging to Patience Jonathan – Daily Post Nigeria


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Court unfreezes 16 accounts belonging to Patience Jonathan
Daily Post Nigeria
An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has reversed its order made on May 30, to freeze 16 accounts belonging to wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan. Justice Binta Nyako withdrew the order on Tuesday over failure of the Economic and ...
Breaking: Court unfreezes Patience Jonathan's 16 bank accountsVanguard
Court Unfreezes 16 Bank Accounts Belonging To Patience JonathanSaharaReporters.com
Nigeria: Court Sets Aside Forfeiture of Patience Jonathan's US$5.8 Million, N3.5 Billion to FGAllAfrica.com
TV360 -TheCable -Naija News -Independent Newspapers Limited
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Convention: Court Rulings Deepen PDP Leadership Crisis In South-west – Leadership Newspapers


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Convention: Court Rulings Deepen PDP Leadership Crisis In South-west
Leadership Newspapers
Barely days to the national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the crisis in the South-west region of the party as two divisions of the Court of Appeal have given separate rulings over the leadership tussle in the zone. The rulings it ...
S-West PDP: Confusion as two A' Courts give conflicting ordersVanguard
PDP convention: S'West still in a fixNew Telegraph Newspaper
Ogun PDP chairman congratulates Olafeso-led South West Exco over Appeal Court victoryThe Eagle Online
TODAY.NG
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BUA using militia, soldiers to mine site allocated to Dangote – Ministry – The Punch


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BUA using militia, soldiers to mine site allocated to Dangote – Ministry
The Punch
The management of BUA Group has been using armed militia, soldiers and policemen to mine marble and limestone in mining sites allocated to the Dangote Group, the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has alleged. In a statement signed by the ministry ...
Ministry speaks on controversy on ownership of mine pit by BUA, DangotePremium Times
Ministry: BUA's Mining Activities Illegal, Refutes Company's AllegationsTHISDAY Newspapers

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Reps hail crippled beggar turned lawyer, OAU’s record-breaker – The Punch


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Reps hail crippled beggar turned lawyer, OAU's record-breaker
The Punch
The House of Representatives on Tuesday celebrated a former physically-challenged Lagos beggar, Mr. Abdulsalam Kamaldeen, and Miss Aarinola Olaiya, for their academic feats. While Kamaldeen overcame his physical challenge as a crippled beggar to ...
Former homeless and Disabled Man Turned Lawyer gets Honored by Reps in Abuja (Photos)Information Nigeria

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Court orders forfeiture of Diezani’s $4.760m houses to FG – Vanguard


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Court orders forfeiture of Diezani's $4.760m houses to FG
Vanguard
Lagos—Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of a Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos, yesterday ordered that two properties linked to the former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke, be temporarily forfeited to the Federal Government of Nigeria ...
How Alison-Madueke used fictitious persons to acquire multi-billion naira assets – EFCCPremium Times
More properties seized from Nigeria's ex-oil ministerNews24
Diezani: Court orders forfeiture of properties worth $4.760millionDaily Post Nigeria
The Nation Newspaper -TV360 -SaharaReporters.com -New Telegraph Newspaper
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Kwara Poly slashes tuition fees by N5,000 after Saraki’s intervention – Vanguard


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Kwara Poly slashes tuition fees by N5,000 after Saraki's intervention
Vanguard
ILORIN—Following the outcry over hike in the tuition fees of Kwara State Polytechnic and the intervention by the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed, yesterday, announced a slash of 2017/2018 session's fees by N5,000. Angry ...
Kwara gov orders reduction in polytechnic fees by N5,000Guardian (blog)
Gov. Ahmed urges Kwara Poly to reduce school feesThe Eagle Online
Saraki condemns kwarapoly management over tuition fee hikePulse Nigeria

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Multi-nationals must invest in sports development – Aare Gani Adams – Vanguard


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Multi-nationals must invest in sports development – Aare Gani Adams
Vanguard
Mauri Feeder Football Club of Agege have emerged as the 2017 winner of the annaul Otunba Gani Undet 13 Football competition, after the thrashed the B Unit Football Club of Surulre 2-0 in the final, which took place at the National Stadium , Surulere ...
Gani Adams set to correct misconception on Yoruba cultureNew Telegraph Newspaper

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Kano strengthens security for Buhari’s visit – The Punch


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Kano strengthens security for Buhari's visit
The Punch
Barely 12 hours to the commencement of President Muhammadu Buhari's two-day official visit to Kano, the government has beefed up security, with many security agents manning strategic areas of the city. The President has not visited Kano since his ...
Fuel scarcity hits KanoDaily Trust
Gains by Kano, Buhari's vote bank, secure political baseNaija News

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Atiku: Departure of former Vice President will not affect APC – Gen. Buba Marwa – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Atiku: Departure of former Vice President will not affect APC – Gen. Buba Marwa
Daily Post Nigeria
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Gen. Buba Marwa, on Tuesday, said no political party would be happy losing a politician like former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubukar. The former Military Governor of Lagos State, however, said the ...
Marwa Group, Others Declare Support for BuhariTHISDAY Newspapers

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NASS passes MTEF, raises oil benchmark to $47 per barrel – Premium Times


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NASS passes MTEF, raises oil benchmark to $47 per barrel
Premium Times
The two chambers of the National Assembly on Tuesday passed the long-awaited 2018-2020 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and the Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP). This followed the adoption of report of Joint Committees on Finance, Appropriation ...
Reps approve MTEF, pass 2018 budget estimate to second readingVanguard
Reps pass 2018 budget for second readingThe Punch
Reps approve $47 oil benchmark, pass MTEFNew Telegraph Newspaper
BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog) -The Eagle Online -TheNewsGuru -The Whistler
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Falana asks Buhari to end illegal arrest, detention of citizen by DSS – Vanguard


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Falana asks Buhari to end illegal arrest, detention of citizen by DSS
Vanguard
Human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, SAN, Tuesday challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to live up to his promise by ending what he called 'indiscriminate arrest and detention' of citizens and foreigners by Department of State Security (DSS), against ...
Falana writes Buhari, seeks end to illegal arrests of Nigerians, foreignersPremium Times
Falana To President Buhari: DSS An Embarrassment To Your GovernmentSaharaReporters.com
Falana writes Buhari: DSS embarrassing your govt with unlawful arrestsTheCable

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Abaribe asks judge to inspect Kanu’s home in Abia – The Punch


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Abaribe asks judge to inspect Kanu's home in Abia
The Punch
Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, who is one of the three sureties of the missing leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has urged Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja to visit the IPOB leader's home allegedly invaded by ...
IPOB: Sen Abaribe wants court to inspect Kanu's homeNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

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Reps investigate TCN’s $300m power project – The Nation Newspaper


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Reps investigate TCN's $300m power project
The Nation Newspaper
The Committee on Power has been mandated by the Green Chamber to probe the delay in the execution of $300 million Nigeria Electricity and Gas Improvement Project (NEGIP) by the interim management of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN). This was ...
Reps to probe TCN over $300 million power projectPremium Times

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2018 Appropriation Bill passes second reading at Senate – Vanguard


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2018 Appropriation Bill passes second reading at Senate
Vanguard
The Bill for an Act to authorise the issue from the Consolidated Revenue Fund of the Federation the sum of N8.6 trillion passed through second reading at the Senate on Tuesday. This followed conclusion of a week-long debate on general principles of the ...
Budget 2018: Saraki warns ministers, others on punctualityPremium Times
2018 budget: Appropriation scales second reading in SenateDaily Post Nigeria
Senate to pass 2018 budget before end of DecemberThe Nation Newspaper
The Eagle Online -TheCable -TV360 -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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Ameachi, Sirika to fine tune NTP draft report for submission to FEC – Vanguard


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Ameachi, Sirika to fine tune NTP draft report for submission to FEC
Vanguard
Minister of Transportation, Mr Chibuike Rotimi Ameachi and the Minister of State for Aviation, Mr Hadi Sirika are to fine-tune the final draft report on National Transport Policy (NTP) for onward submission to the Federal Executive Council (FEC ...
Stop criticizing GEJ's administration – AmaechiThe Nation Newspaper
Inter-Ministerial Committee recommends establishment of transport commission, safety boardSundiataPost (press release) (blog)

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Edo set to develop Health Master Plan – The Nation Newspaper


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Edo set to develop Health Master Plan
The Nation Newspaper
The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has revealed plans to constitute a council on health, which will assist in developing a Strategic Master Plan on Health and to coordinate activities of healthcare service providers in the state. Obaseki ...
Edo Govt. to move against human trafficking cartel – ObasekiVanguard

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