Daily Archives: December 14, 2017

Governors to FG: Fight insurgency with excess crude fund – Daily Trust


Daily Trust

Governors to FG: Fight insurgency with excess crude fund
Daily Trust
The state governors have asked the Federal Government to take $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account and spend it on the fight against insurgency in the northeast. The governors agreed on this today at a meeting of the National Economic Council ...

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I tore her cloth, used it to strangle her —Suspected rapist, killer of corps member – The Punch


The Punch

I tore her cloth, used it to strangle her —Suspected rapist, killer of corps member
The Punch
A driving instructor, Festus Udoh, has narrated how he allegedly lured a 23-year-old National Youth Service Corps member, Miss Modupe Kawose, into a bush at Mawuko, Odeda Local Government Area of Ogun State, raped and strangled her. Miss Kawose had ...
NYSC: 29-year-old man allegedly rapes, kills corps member in OgunDaily Post Nigeria
Ogun Police Arrest Man For Killing Corps MemberCHANNELS TELEVISION
Man Rapes and Kills Corp MemberThe News
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -Independent Newspapers Limited -Naija News -New Telegraph Newspaper
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NDLEA arrests 6, recovers 1000 kg of illicit drugs in Jigawa – WorldStage


WorldStage

NDLEA arrests 6, recovers 1000 kg of illicit drugs in Jigawa
WorldStage
The Jigawa Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Thursday said it arrested six suspected drug dealers and recovered 1000.64 kilograms of assorted illicit drugs. Josephine Obi, Jigawa State Commander of the NDLEA, told newsmen ...

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Ikpeazu: We Support Re-activation Of NDDC Advisory C’tee – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers

Ikpeazu: We Support Re-activation Of NDDC Advisory C'tee
Leadership Newspapers
The Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has pledged to support the re-activation of the Advisory Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) made up of governors of the NDDC mandate states and two other members appointed by Mr ...
Patronise 'Made In Aba' Goods, Abia Govt Begs NigeriansCHANNELS TELEVISION
East-West Road designed to fail — FGVanguard
How Nigerian government spent N300bn on 'failed' East-West Road – UsaniDaily Post Nigeria
The Punch -THISDAY Newspapers -TheCable -Daily Trust
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Osun Assembly orders arrest of Bola Ige’s son – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Osun Assembly orders arrest of Bola Ige's son
Daily Post Nigeria
The Osun State House of Assembly on Wednesday issued a warrant of arrest on late Chief Bola Ige's son, Muyiwa Ige, over his failure to appear before the committee of the house. The House had earlier summoned him to appear before it on Wednesday. Ige ...
House Of Assembly Issues Warrant For Arrest Of Bola Ige's SonInformation Nigeria
Osun House orders Bola Ige son's arrestThe Nation Newspaper
Bola Ige's Son in Hot Water as Osun Assembly Orders his ArrestOlisa Blogazine
Independent Newspapers Limited -Osun Defender (blog)
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NDLEA arrests 6, recovers 1000kg of drugs – PoliticsNGR Newspaper


PoliticsNGR Newspaper

NDLEA arrests 6, recovers 1000kg of drugs
PoliticsNGR Newspaper
The Jigawa Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Thursday said it arrested six suspected drug dealers and recovered 1000.64 kilograms of assorted illicit drugs. Josephine Obi, Jigawa State Commander of the NDLEA, told newsmen ...

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Aisha Buhari empowers women, youths in Katsina State – Vanguard


Vanguard

Aisha Buhari empowers women, youths in Katsina State
Vanguard
The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Wednesday empowered women and youths in the three senatorial districts of Katsina State with 50 tricycles. Buhari, while presenting the items to the beneficiaries at Daura Local Government Secretariat ...
Aisha Buhari pictured inside 'keke napep' in KatsinaInformation Nigeria
Aisha Buhari Commissions 50-Bed-Space Maternity ComplexNaija News
EXTRA: Aisha Buhari spotted inside 'Keke NAPEP'TheCable
Buzz Reporters (press release) (blog)
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Muslim group blows hot over attack on EFCC boss, Magu – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Muslim group blows hot over attack on EFCC boss, Magu
Daily Post Nigeria
A Muslim group, the Muslim Rights Concern has revealed those attempting to eliminate the Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu. The group, while threatening that heads would roll if anything happened to Magu, accused ...
Magu speaks on 'street fight' between EFCC, SSS, NIA officialsPremium Times
EFCC/DSS clash: Senate grills Magu, Daura, others in secretThe Punch
EFCC Chairman, DSS DG Appear Before Senate PanelCHANNELS TELEVISION
YNaija -360Nobs.com -The Streetjournal -AllAfrica.com
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Strike: Varsity staff protest grounds Akure – Vanguard


Vanguard

Strike: Varsity staff protest grounds Akure
Vanguard
Akure—LEADERSHIP of the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of three Non-Teaching Staff Unions of Nigerian Universities from the South West, yesterday, staged a protest against Federal Government's refusal to negotiate with them on the ongoing strike action ...
Strike: University Staff Protest Grounds Akure.Leadership Newspapers
Striking varsity non-academic unions demand N30bThe Nation Newspaper
SSANU, NASU, NAAT Strike: No End In Sight As Striking Workers Go Tough On FG360Nobs.com
THISDAY Newspapers -Independent Newspapers Limited -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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Ahiara Mbaise Saga: Bishop replies CBCN – Vanguard


Vanguard

Ahiara Mbaise Saga: Bishop replies CBCN
Vanguard
CATHOLIC Bishop of Kafanchan, Most Rev. Joseph Danlami Bagobiri yesterday responded to the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, which directed him to apologize for recommending dialogue with Ahiara Mbaise priests and laity over the five year ...

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Ibori declares support for Okowa’s second term bid – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Ibori declares support for Okowa's second term bid
Daily Post Nigeria
Former Delta State governor, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, on Wednesday called on the people of the state, to continue to support Governor Ifeanyi Okowa's administration. He made it clear that he and other political leaders were backing him to continue ...
2324 unemployed youths now employers of labour – Gov. OkowaP.M. News
Wike, Ibori storm Asaba, commission projectsVanguard
Tambuwal meets Wike, Okowa, Ibori in DeltaYNaija
The Nation Newspaper -THISDAY Newspapers -Daily Trust -Independent Newspapers Limited
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Court declares PDP candidate, Obiora Okonkwo as Anambra Central Senator – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Court declares PDP candidate, Obiora Okonkwo as Anambra Central Senator
Daily Post Nigeria
On Wednesday, a Federal High Court in Abuja, declared Obiora Okonkwo as the Senator representing Anambra Central senatorial district. At its sitting, the court ordered the immediate return of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate. Ever since the ...
Anambra Central Senatorial Seat: How PDP secured controversial court victoryPremium Times
Court orders Saraki to swear-in Okonkwo as Senator for Anambra CentralVanguard
Anambra Senate: Court returns Obiora Okonkwo as senatorDaily Trust
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -The Punch -The Nation Newspaper -THISDAY Newspapers
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Restructuring debate: IPOB attacks Ohaneze over Yoruba venue – Daily Post Nigeria


Vanguard

Restructuring debate: IPOB attacks Ohaneze over Yoruba venue
Daily Post Nigeria
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has attacked the leadership of Ohaneze Ndigbo for making Lagos State the venue of Thursday's crucial meeting to discuss restructuring of Nigeria. The group also said majority of Igbo people were firmly behind the ...
IPOB blasts Nwodo for hosting crucial meeting in LagosVanguard

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IKOYI CASH: Whistleblower gets N421m, jets out of Nigeria – Vanguard


Vanguard

IKOYI CASH: Whistleblower gets N421m, jets out of Nigeria
Vanguard
LAGOS — The Federal Government, yesterday, paid N421 million to the Ikoyi whistle blower, who provided information leading to the discovery of $43.5 million, £27,800 and N23.2 million at No. 16 Osborne Road, Ikoyi, Lagos. Vanguard exclusively gathered ...
Ikoyi cash: Whistle-blower receives commission, jets out of NigeriaDaily Post Nigeria
Federal Government To Pay Ikoyi Whistle-Blower N421m This Week360Nobs.com
Ikoyi whistleblower travels out of Nigeria after 'receiving part payment'TheCable
BellaNaija -YNaija -Olisa Blogazine -Ripples Nigeria
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Nigeria loses N7.6tr to faulty agreements with IOCs — Kachikwu – Vanguard


Vanguard

Nigeria loses N7.6tr to faulty agreements with IOCs — Kachikwu
Vanguard
ABUJA—THE Minister of Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, yesterday stated that Nigeria lost about $21 billion (N7.6 trillion) to International Oil Companies, IOCs, operating in the country due to non-implementation of the Production Sharing ...
Nigeria loses $21b on oil Production Sharing ContractThe Nation Newspaper
Kachikwu Says FG Working On Fixing Refineries To End Fuel ScarcityAfrica Independent Television
After $21bn Loss, FG Moves to Amend Deep Offshore ActTHISDAY Newspapers
Daily Trust -Guardian (blog) -Naija247news -New Telegraph Newspaper
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21 vehicles, motorbikes razed as fuel tanker explodes in Lagos – Vanguard


Vanguard

21 vehicles, motorbikes razed as fuel tanker explodes in Lagos
Vanguard
LAGOS—A tanker, loaded with 33,000 litres of diesel, exploded yesterday at Festac Link Bridge in Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos, with 21 vehicles and five motorcycles burnt in the resultant inferno. A man identified simply as Ifeanyi, who ...
Two injured, 21 vehicles destroyed in tanker explosionThe Nation Newspaper
Tanker explosion destroys 21 vehicles, motorcyclesThe Punch
LASEMA gives details of Lagos tanker explosion + photosThe Eagle Online
Guardian (blog)
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I’ve confidence in Buhari, Osinbajo, says Tinubu – The Nation Newspaper


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I've confidence in Buhari, Osinbajo, says Tinubu
The Nation Newspaper
All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has debunked the speculation that he may be picked by President Muhammadu Buhari as his running mate in 2019. The Sun reported the story, which Tinubu described as a “classic case of ...
2019: Buhari/Osinbajo endorsement posters emerge in AbujaPremium Times
Osinbajo: What we are doing with recovered lootTheCable
Osinbajo meets APC govsThe Punch
Olisa Blogazine -thewillnigeria (press release) (blog) -NEWSTAGE (blog)
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Police nab three herdsmen with AK-49 rifle – The Punch


The Punch

Police nab three herdsmen with AK-49 rifle
The Punch
The Ogun State Police Command says it has arrested three herdsmen for attempted murder and unlawful possession of an AK-49 rifle. The suspects' names were given as Mohammed Bello (40), Muhammed Momoh (30) and Yisau Umoru (18). PUNCH Metro gathered that ...
Police arrest three herdsmen over attempted murder (PHOTOS)New Telegraph Newspaper
Herdsmen Machete Farmer In OgunIndependent Newspapers Limited
Herdsmen arrested for attempted murder, unlawful possession of firearms in OgunNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

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DSS bully – The Nation Newspaper


The Nation Newspaper

DSS bully
The Nation Newspaper
Again the Department of State Services (DSS) has grabbed the headlines as one of its men gave the organisation a bad name by his condemnable conduct. The news that a DSS official attached to Akwa Ibom State Government House in Uyo terrorised five ...
NUJ, CLO condemn DSS attack on journalists at A-Ibom Govt HouseVanguard

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Senate grills NSIA boss over $27.9bn interest-free loan – Vanguard


Vanguard

Senate grills NSIA boss over $27.9bn interest-free loan
Vanguard
ABUJA—THE Senate has begun a probe into alleged diversion of $350 million from the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority, NSIA, spent on Afam Fast Power project initiated by the Ministry of Power without any appropriation or feasibility studies. It ...
Senate summons DMO, GE over $27.9m power project spendingThe Punch
Senate grills NSIA chief over $27.9m interest free loanThe Nation Newspaper

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Ekiti panel indicts Fayemi, bank for bond, SUBEB fraud – The Punch


The Punch

Ekiti panel indicts Fayemi, bank for bond, SUBEB fraud
The Punch
The Ekiti State Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by the state government to probe financial transactions of the state between 2010 and 2014 has submitted its report. The panel, headed by Justice Silas Oyewole (retd.), submitted the report to ...
Ekiti probe panel says Fayemi, others must account for N2.75bnDaily Post Nigeria
Fayemi, others must account for N2.75b, 17 buses, N600m contract – Probe reportThe Eagle Online
Ekiti Panel Indicts Fayemi on mismanaging N25b state fundNaija News
Guardian (blog) -New Telegraph Newspaper -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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Channels Television Emerges TV Station Of The Year For 12th Time – CHANNELS TELEVISION


CHANNELS TELEVISION

Channels Television Emerges TV Station Of The Year For 12th Time
CHANNELS TELEVISION
Channels Television has won the Nigerian Media Merit Award for Best Television Station Of The Year for a record 12th time. The award-winning station was presented with the coveted award which recognises media excellence in Nigeria at a ceremony which ...
BREAKING: TVC's Joke Lijadu wins NMMA's Best Reporter of the Year AwardTVC News

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Falana speaks on NGO bill, says worst in Nigeria’s history – Daily Post Nigeria


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Falana speaks on NGO bill, says worst in Nigeria's history
Daily Post Nigeria
Human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, has described the Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) Bill as the 'worst piece of legislation' in the history of Nigeria. Falana in a statement released on Wednesday said the bill threatened the existence of a free ...
Why NGO bill should be droppedThe Punch
UPDATED: NGO bill suffers setback, gets zero support at public hearingPremium Times
Nigeria NGOs slam civil society bill as grave threat to freedomsBusiness Insider
CHANNELS TELEVISION -Vanguard -TheCable -Independent Newspapers Limited
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Tinubu opens up on replacing Osinbajo as vice-president – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Tinubu opens up on replacing Osinbajo as vice-president
Daily Post Nigeria
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has insisted that he is not plotting to replace Yemi Osinbajo as vice-president. Tinubu stated this in response to a report, that he may be picked as President ...
2019: Tinubu May Replace Osinbajo As Buhar's Running MateIndependent Newspapers Limited

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FG to demolish Jibowu, Costain bridges in Lagos – Ambode – Vanguard


Vanguard

FG to demolish Jibowu, Costain bridges in Lagos – Ambode
Vanguard
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State says the Federal Government has concluded plan to demolish Jibowu and Costain bridges in Lagos. Akinwunmi Ambode. Ambode disclosed this while addressing participants of the Town Hall Meeting on Security Trust Fund ...
Ambode approves Yaba, Costain bridges' demolitionThe Nation Newspaper
Lagos-Ibadan rail line to be completed December 2018, says AmaechiGuardian (blog)
Lagos Agrees With FG To Demolish Jibowu, Costain Bridges For Rail Line Construction360Nobs.com
Premium Times -Daily Trust -AllAfrica.com -The News
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Updated: Two injured, 21 vehicles razed in Lagos tanker explosion – The Nation Newspaper


The Nation Newspaper

Updated: Two injured, 21 vehicles razed in Lagos tanker explosion
The Nation Newspaper
Two persons were on Wednesday wounded and 21 vehicles destroyed after a diesel tanker exploded on the Festac Town Link Bridge in Amuwo Odofin area of Lagos. The incident, which occurred at about 12:00 p.m., also razed five motorcycles, a truck and ...
21 vehicles, five motorcycles burnt in Lagos tanker explosionPremium Times
Petroleum Tanker Explodes in Lagos, Razes 20 CarsTHISDAY Newspapers
20 vehicles burnt as tanker explodes in FestacThe Punch
CHANNELS TELEVISION -Daily Trust -Fellow Press (press release) -Xinhua
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