Daily Archives: December 13, 2017

Kanu’s lawyer writes FG, seeks pardon for detained IPOB members – Vanguard


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Kanu's lawyer writes FG, seeks pardon for detained IPOB members
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ABUJA – Counsel to the 'missing' leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, has asked the Federal Government to grant state pardon to youths of Igbo extraction he said were arrested and locked up in various prisons for ...
Biafra: What Nigerian government should do to IPOB members in detention – Kanu's lawyer, EjioforDaily Post Nigeria
3 months after: Kanu, father, mum still missingLagos (press release)
Kanu, IPOB, head to African Commission for Human, Peoples RightsNew Telegraph Newspaper
Naija News -BuzzNigeria.com
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FMC, Abeokuta acquires 170 hectares of land for proposed University of Medicine – Vanguard


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FMC, Abeokuta acquires 170 hectares of land for proposed University of Medicine
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The Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Abeokuta, says it has acquired 170 hectares of land for the construction of proposed University of Medicine and School of Preliminary Studies. Its Medical Director, Prof. Adewale Musa-Olomu, made this known at a news ...

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Lagos Seals Off Chisco, Ifex, GUO Transport, Courier Companies – Leadership Newspapers


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Lagos Seals Off Chisco, Ifex, GUO Transport, Courier Companies
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The Lagos State Government has sealed off the premises of some major commercial transport and courier companies, at Jibowu, on Ikorodu Road as it begins enforcement of the relocation of inter-state buses to Ojota. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of ...
Lagos seals Chisco, Ifex, GUO, Peace other transporters' officesDaily Post Nigeria
Lagos Seals Five Major Transport CompaniesAfrica Independent Television
Lagos seals transport firms' premisesThe Punch
New Telegraph Newspaper
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PDP Convention fallout: Dickson begs Adeniran, Mantu, others – Vanguard


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PDP Convention fallout: Dickson begs Adeniran, Mantu, others
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The National Reconciliation Committee of the People's Democratic Party led by Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state, on Tuesday, visited some aggrieved members as part of efforts to forge a post-convention reconciliation within the party. Among the ...
PDP convention: Reconciliation c'ttee'll address grievances – Governor DicksonTODAY.NG

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Gowon reveals his biggest mistake while in power – Daily Post Nigeria


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Gowon reveals his biggest mistake while in power
Daily Post Nigeria
Yakubu Gowon, former Head of State, has said his biggest regret was not allocating lands to himself while in power. Gowon made the disclosure on Tuesday in Abuja at the 26th anniversary exhibition and commemoration of the movement of the seat of ...
My regret as Head of state – GowonPremium Times
My regrets as head of state—GowonVanguard
Nigeria: The New Face of Oyo's WomanAllAfrica.com
TheCable -Fellow Press (press release) -Independent Newspapers Limited
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EFCC Fails To Arraign Dismissed Justice Yunusa Mohammed Nasir For Bribery – SaharaReporters.com


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EFCC Fails To Arraign Dismissed Justice Yunusa Mohammed Nasir For Bribery
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday, failed to arraign Justice Yunusa Mohammed Nasir, a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, at the Lagos State High court at Ikeja, Lagos, on alleged offenses of unlawful gratification ...
BREAKING: Corruption Charges: Arraignment of Justice Yinusa StalledCHANNELS TELEVISION
Bribery: Administrative hiccups at court stalls Justice Yunusa's arraignmentThe Punch
Arraignment of Court Justice over corruption suffers major setbackPoliticsNGR Newspaper

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I thank God that I came back from hell – Edo migrants from Libya – Vanguard


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I thank God that I came back from hell – Edo migrants from Libya
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When Bright stepped off the plane from Libya and heard that his home state in southern Nigeria had begun a rehabilitation programme for returned migrants, he thought it was another scam. Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State with a cross-section of the ...
BREAKING: Another 387 Stranded Nigerians Return From LibyaCHANNELS TELEVISION
'I went to Libya with two legs, came back an amputee' – Returnee lamentsThe News
NEMA urges state govts to rehabilitate Libyan returneesThe Nation Newspaper
TODAY.NG -THISDAY Newspapers
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Foreign-trained doctors tackle MDCN, demand fresh exams – TODAY.NG


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Foreign-trained doctors tackle MDCN, demand fresh exams
TODAY.NG
The 437 foreign-trained doctors, who failed the November 15 induction examination by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, have alleged that the council's assessment was fraught with a lot of shortcomings. Three of the affected doctors, who spoke ...

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Your dethronement threat an aberration – PDP chieftain, Seyi Makinde tells Ibadan High Chiefs – Daily Post Nigeria


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Your dethronement threat an aberration – PDP chieftain, Seyi Makinde tells Ibadan High Chiefs
Daily Post Nigeria
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), in Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has described 21-day dethronement notice given to Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji by some Ibadan High Chiefs as an aberration taken too far ...
Deposition Threat: Obas Are Entertainers, Affront on Ibadan Indigenes – OlubadanThe Streetjournal
Removal threat: Olubadan says high chiefs are year-end entertainersThe Punch
You can't remove me, Olubadan tells obasThe Nation Newspaper
360Nobs.com -Guardian (blog) -News Agency of Nigeria (press release) -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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El-Rufai signs N216bn, 2018 budget into law – Vanguard


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El-Rufai signs N216bn, 2018 budget into law
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Kaduna – Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has signed the N216.55 billion, 2018 budget passed by the State House of Assembly into law. Gov. Nasir El-Rufai signing the budget into law. The budget is made up of N131.1 billion capital expenditure and ...
El-Rufai signs Kaduna's N216 billion 2018 budgetPremium Times
El-Rufai Signs 2018 Budget Into LawAfrica Independent Television
El-Rufai signs N216b budgetThe Nation Newspaper
The Punch
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FACT CHECK: Did Obasanjo leave $65bn in excess crude account? – TheCable


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FACT CHECK: Did Obasanjo leave $65bn in excess crude account?
TheCable
On Saturday, Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, said former President Goodluck Jonathan could not account for the $65 billion left in the excess crude account account by President Olusegun Obasanjo. “When Obasanjo was leaving, he left about 65 ...
Amaechi tackles Jonathan over $65bn left by ObasanjoVanguard
Amaechi says Jonathan wasted $65bn excess crude fund, PDP kicksThe Punch
Nigeria: Obasanjo Left US$9 Billion in ECA Not US$65 Billion, Group Counters AmaechiAllAfrica.com
Ripples Nigeria -Olisa Blogazine
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PDP: Making Peace after war – Vanguard


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PDP: Making Peace after war
Vanguard
The December 9 national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP was to consolidate the gains from the July court judgment that restored the integrity of the mainstream of the party as led by Senator Ahmed Makarfi. By Emmanuel Aziken, Political ...
ANALYSIS: After South-west election 'defeat', PDP's national appeal comes under scrutinyPremium Times
Yorubas not sidelined in our Party – PDP tells APCDaily Post Nigeria
PDP Convention: The Aftermath by Reuben AbatiTV360
Daily Trust -Africa Independent Television -The Tide -The Punch
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Code of Conduct: Saraki reacts to Appeal Court judgement – Daily Post Nigeria


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Code of Conduct: Saraki reacts to Appeal Court judgement
Daily Post Nigeria
The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has reacted to the decision of the Appeal Court on the Code of Conduct Tribunal, ordering him to answer three charges on false asset declarations. Saraki in a statement stated that the decision of the court to ...
Restructuring: Northern Senators fails to reach consensusVanguard
Court of Appeal Court orders Saraki's trial on three countsThe Nation Newspaper
Saraki meets northern Senators; speaks on restructuring, othersPremium Times
shola akinyele (satire) (press release) (blog) -SundiataPost (press release) (blog) -Leadership Newspapers -The Punch
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Onnoghen charges 4283 new lawyers to be honest – Guardian (blog)


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Onnoghen charges 4283 new lawyers to be honest
Guardian (blog)
The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has charged 4,283 new lawyers called to the Bar yesterday to be honest with their clients when advising them on their chances of winning a case. Onnoghen, who spoke yesterday at the official ...

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Mrs Ambode makes case for less-privileged children – Vanguard


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Mrs Ambode makes case for less-privileged children
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Wife of Governor of Lagos State, Mrs Bolanle Ambode, has harped on the need for Nigerians to show care, love and share goodwill with special children beyond the Yuletide season, even as she disclosed that the Lagos State Government was committed to ...
Lagos pledges proper scrutiny of 2018 budgetGuardian (blog)
Ayorinde: Expect more from AmbodeThe Nation Newspaper
Lagos to Transform Presidential Lodge to Heritage Centre for LeadershipTHISDAY Newspapers
Premium Times -New Telegraph Newspaper -Independent Newspapers Limited -WorldStage
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Lack of funds stalls investigation of ex- govs – ICPC – Daily Trust


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Lack of funds stalls investigation of ex- govs – ICPC
Daily Trust
The Acting Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offenses (ICPC) Abdullahi Bako yesterday said lack of funds has stalled investigations into alleged corruption of about 20 former governors. Bako made this known in an interview ...
Court Grants Senator Misau Bail On Self-recognizanceLeadership Newspapers
ICPC closes 63 illegal degree-awarding institutions, fake NYSC campThe Nation Newspaper
Man slumps, dies at ICPC event in AbujaDaily Post Nigeria
Premium Times -New Telegraph Newspaper -SundiataPost (press release) (blog) -Blueprint newspapers Limited (blog)
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Police smash new kidnap gang in Abia – Vanguard


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Police smash new kidnap gang in Abia
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UMUAHIA—A new kidnap syndicate which says it collects its ransom only in American Dollars has been smashed by operatives of the Inspector- General of Police Intelligence Response Team, in Abia State, with the arrest of five suspected members of its ...
Panel beater, others arrested for kidnapping in AbiaThe Punch
Police smash notorious kidnap gang in AbiaThe Eagle Online

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NPA denies recruitment report – The Punch


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NPA denies recruitment report
The Punch
In a statement signed by the General Manager, Corporate and Strategic Communications, Mr. Abdullahi Goje, the agency described as false reports that it conducted secret recruitment contrary to the directives of President Muhammadu Buhari to Ministries ...
NPA begins secret recruitment against presidential directiveGuardian (blog)
Our ongoing recruitment is transparent – NPADaily Trust
NPA denies it is recruiting secretlyThe Eagle Online
SundiataPost (press release) (blog)
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Three die in suicide attack on Borno village – The Punch


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Three die in suicide attack on Borno village
The Punch
A suicide attack on an internally displaced persons camp in Pulka village, Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno State, has left three persons dead and seven injured. An aid worker, Bukar Amin, who spoke with our correspondent on the phone, said, “A ...
Bomb blast kill four in BornoVanguard
Two soldiers, four civilians killed in separate Boko Haram explosionsPremium Times
Suspected Boko Haram bomber kills self, three IDPs in BornoGuardian (blog)
THISDAY Newspapers -Naija News -The Nation Newspaper -SaharaReporters.com
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Obaseki did not ask Italian authorities to deport Edos –Chairman, Edo Community, Italy – THISDAY Newspapers


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Obaseki did not ask Italian authorities to deport Edos –Chairman, Edo Community, Italy
THISDAY Newspapers
Chairman, Edo Cultural Association in Italy, Mr. Monday Uwagboe, has debunked rumours making the rounds that the Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki requested the Italian Government to deport all Nigerians of Edo extraction, resident in the country ...
Obaseki sets performance target for Ambrose Alli Varsity managementVanguard

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JAMB remitted N7.8bn to FG from 2016 UTME – Oloyede – Vanguard


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JAMB remitted N7.8bn to FG from 2016 UTME – Oloyede
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Bwari (FCT) – The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday said it remitted N7.8 billion to Federal Government coffers from 2016 University and Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME). The board's Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede ...
Beware of fake past questions, JAMB warnsPremium Times
JAMB returns additional N3bn to treasuryThe Nation Newspaper

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Obasanjo begs FG to support private sector as Osibanjo inaugurates Petrolex tank farm – Vanguard


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Obasanjo begs FG to support private sector as Osibanjo inaugurates Petrolex tank farm
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ABEOKUTA – Vice – President, prof. Yemi Osibanjo, Tuesday, said the Federal government is committed to providing incentives to enable petroleum and petro – chemical industries to thrive and attract more genuine investors in the sector. Vice President ...
Nigeria on course to economic recovery, says OsinbajoThe Punch
Kachikwu: 2019 Target to End Petrol ImportsTHISDAY Newspapers
Osinbajo commissions Africa's largest oil tank farm in OgunP.M. News
Naija News -The Eagle Online -Independent Newspapers Limited -Information Nigeria
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FGN is growing Nigeria’s creative industry through tax holidays – Lai Mohammed – Daily Post Nigeria


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FGN is growing Nigeria's creative industry through tax holidays – Lai Mohammed
Daily Post Nigeria
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that Nigeria's creative industry has improved tremendously, thereby, making government to approve three years tax holidays for investors. He stated this after defending the sector's ...
Budget: 'Culture, Tourism Sectors Records Abysmal Shortfall in Revenue Generation'Leadership Newspapers
Culture sector generates N500, 000 in 2017WorldStage

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Dogara frowns at violation of NHF Act, housing policies – WorldStage


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Dogara frowns at violation of NHF Act, housing policies
WorldStage
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday reiterated the commitment of the house to initiate a legislative framework that will address housing deficit in the country. Dogara said in Abuja during a two-day public hearing on a ...
Nigerian Govt urged to penalise National Housing Fund Act violatorsP.M. News
NLC wants affordable workers' housesThe Nation Newspaper
Dogara advocates private sector participation to tackle housing deficit in NigeriaTheNewsGuru
Independent Newspapers Limited
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