Daily Archives: December 24, 2017

Yuletide: Borno police intensify patrols against hoodlums – The Eagle Online


The Eagle Online

Yuletide: Borno police intensify patrols against hoodlums
The Eagle Online
In its resolve to create an enabling environment for peaceful Christmas and New year celebrations, the Borno State Police Command has commenced intensive patrols and Show of Force in collaboration with other security agencies to enhance visibility ...
Police provides strict security in BornoNews Agency of Nigeria (press release)
Yuletide: Bono Police Command raids black spotsTheNewsGuru

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Truck Transit Parks as antidote to road carnage – Vanguard


Vanguard

Truck Transit Parks as antidote to road carnage
Vanguard
WITH statistics by the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, saying that an average of 13 people die daily on Nigerian roads, there are no doubts about the alarming rate of Road Traffic Accidents, RTA, in the country. The FRSC data which was released in ...
TTP: As NSC Confronts Challenge of Land Transportation SystemTHISDAY Newspapers

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Bello: INEC acting a script for opposition in Kogi – UN group – Vanguard


Vanguard

Bello: INEC acting a script for opposition in Kogi – UN group
Vanguard
The National Rebirth Group (NRG), a non-profit organization with a United Nations consultative status, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of acting a premeditated script prepared by opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP ...
Bello's shenanigans in Kogi numbered – Dino MelayeDaily Post Nigeria
Gov. Bello damns salaries, distributes bags of rice to polling units in KogiThe News
Alleged double registration saga of Governor Yahaya Bello: What the law saysNew Telegraph Newspaper

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Adamawa cancels official Chritmas homage – Vanguard


Vanguard

Adamawa cancels official Chritmas homage
Vanguard
Governor Muhammadu Bindow of Adamawa has cancelled the traditional Christmas homage to the Government House by traditional rulers and associations. He has therefore directed them to use the opportunity to pray for the state. Christmas tree. The ...

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Presidency blasts Nigerians for condemning Buhari’s documentary amid fuel scarcity – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Presidency blasts Nigerians for condemning Buhari's documentary amid fuel scarcity
Daily Post Nigeria
Nigerian presidency has lambasted Nigerians for attacking it over a TV documentary about President Muhammadu Buhari. Many Nigerians say the timing of the film was to launder the image of the president at a time they are infuriated by the scarcity of ...
Buhari speaks on fuel scarcityPremium Times
CAN on fuel scarcity: This looks like an attempt to sabotage Christmas celebrationsTheCable
We can no longer laugh with Buhari -El-RufaiThe Punch
CHANNELS TELEVISION -P.M. News -Information Nigeria -Vanguard
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PDP sweeps Ekiti council elections – Premium Times


Premium Times

PDP sweeps Ekiti council elections
Premium Times
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, won all the 16 local government chairmanship and 177 councillorship seats in the local polls conducted in Ekiti State on Saturday. Addressing journalists and other stakeholders, Chairman of the Ekiti State Independent ...

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Anambrarians are lucky to have Gov. Obiano – APGA Forum – Vanguard


Vanguard

Anambrarians are lucky to have Gov. Obiano – APGA Forum
Vanguard
The National Coordinator APGA Media Warriors Forum, Evang Chinedu Obigwe, says that Governor Willie Obiano is not a deceptive politician that will make promises and never fulfill them, noting that anambrarians are lucky to have a governor like him. He ...

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We can no longer laugh with Buhari -El-Rufai – The Punch


The Punch

We can no longer laugh with Buhari -El-Rufai
The Punch
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has admitted that he and some other people he did not name can no longer be laughing with President Muhammadu Buhari as they were doing when they were in opposition. He said in those days, he and others would be ...

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The day Amasa Firdaus hugged Rosa Parks, Henry Thordeau – TheCable


TheCable

The day Amasa Firdaus hugged Rosa Parks, Henry Thordeau
TheCable
Tradition and custom received a jolt at the Nigerian Law School a few weeks back. The school's graduate, Miss Amasa Firdaus, had been denied the prestigious honour of being called to the Nigerian bar for flagrantly refusing to remove her hijab for ...
Out with old year, in with the New YearVanguard
Firdaus' decision on hijab wrong, condemnable – OgunyeThe Punch
Hijab and the Missing PointTHISDAY Newspapers

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Police declare members of ‘Malaysian Boys’ gang wanted in Enugu – The Punch


Police declare members of 'Malaysian Boys' gang wanted in Enugu
The Punch
The Police Command in Enugu State has declared members of the “Malaysian Boys'' gang wanted for alleged criminal activities. Police said the “Malaysian Boys'' gang have been operating within Nimbo and Adani axis of Uzouwani Local Government Area of the ...

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Atiku finally speaks on fuel scarcity – Daily Post Nigeria


The Punch

Atiku finally speaks on fuel scarcity
Daily Post Nigeria
Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, has spoken out on the ongoing nationwide fuel scarcity in the country. Atiku took to his Twitter page on Sunday morning, to sympathize with Nigerians, who are unable to travel or carry our their business ...
Atiku's indecisiveness versus el-Rufai's discourteousnessThe Nation Newspaper
CAN, Atiku, Ugwuanyi, others felicitate with christians At christmasGuardian (blog)
Christmas: Atiku urges Nigerians to imbibe season's spirit, spare thoughts for militaryThe Eagle Online
Gistmaster (blog) -SundiataPost (press release) (blog) -AllAfrica.com -Wetinhappen Magazine (blog)
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Atiku finally speaks on fuel scarcity – Daily Post Nigeria


The Punch

Atiku finally speaks on fuel scarcity
Daily Post Nigeria
Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, has spoken out on the ongoing nationwide fuel scarcity in the country. Atiku took to his Twitter page on Sunday morning, to sympathize with Nigerians, who are unable to travel or carry our their business ...
Atiku's indecisiveness versus el-Rufai's discourteousnessThe Nation Newspaper
CAN, Atiku, Ugwuanyi, others felicitate with christians At christmasGuardian (blog)
Christmas: Atiku urges Nigerians to imbibe season's spirit, spare thoughts for militaryThe Eagle Online
Gistmaster (blog) -SundiataPost (press release) (blog) -AllAfrica.com -Wetinhappen Magazine (blog)
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Fuel scarcity, deliberate policy to impoverish Igbo — Ohanaeze – The Punch


The Punch

Fuel scarcity, deliberate policy to impoverish Igbo — Ohanaeze
The Punch
The President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nwodo, has accused the Federal Government of deliberately using the fuel scarcity to impoverish Igbo people. Nwodo advised Igbo indigenes to use the Christmas period to pray for peace in the country ...
Christmas: Buhari's administration allowed fuel scarcity to increase suffering of Igbos – OhanezeDaily Post Nigeria
Ohanaeze Berates FG for Fuel ScarcityTHISDAY Newspapers
Fuel scarcity, closure of airport, deliberate FG policies to impoverish Igbos – OhanaezeThe Eagle Online
New Telegraph Newspaper -The News
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Don’t just endorse me – Wike tells supporters – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Don't just endorse me – Wike tells supporters
Daily Post Nigeria
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has said he is not flattered by the plethora of endorsements he receives from his supporters. Wike said politics is way beyond mere endorsement by a group of people. The Governor declared that he will only accept the ...
Music prodigy, Nengi Jaja, gets Wike's N40m scholarshipVanguard
Wike, Dickson preach love, sacrifice, peace at ChristmasThe News
2019: Wike plans for a comeback to Rivers' Brick HouseDaily Trust
Independent Newspapers Limited -Surge (blog) -The Punch -New Telegraph Newspaper
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Why the 2018 Budget may not be passed before April – Vanguard


Vanguard

Why the 2018 Budget may not be passed before April
Vanguard
WHEN President Muhammadu Buhari, on November 7, 2017, presented before a joint session of the National Assembly, a budget proposal of N8.612 trillion for the 2018 fiscal year, which represented 16 percent increase of N7.298 trillion over the 2017 ...
Political solution, best way to accelerate 2018 budget passageBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
2018 BUDGET: ANOTHER UNFOLDING MESSY proposalNigeria Today

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The Amosun ‘rice pyramid’ – Vanguard


Vanguard

The Amosun 'rice pyramid'
Vanguard
Ogun State has joined rice producing states with the launch of its Mission To Rebuild Ogun State, MITROS, Ofada rice. Not less than 110,000 bags of Ofada rice from the three mills machines installed across the three senatorial districts of the state ...
The Ogun Rice RevolutionTHISDAY Newspapers
Amosun, a great transformer ―ShonekanNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
The Amosun Phenomenon In Ogun StateIndependent Newspapers Limited

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4 killed in fresh southern Kaduna attack, El-Rufai sues for calm – Vanguard


Vanguard

4 killed in fresh southern Kaduna attack, El-Rufai sues for calm
Vanguard
Four persons were killed and eight others injured in à fresh attack in Nimdem village in Godogodo chiefdom of Jema'ah Local Government Area of Southern Kaduna. The attack, which was reportedly carried out by a lone gun man, happened when the villagers ...
El-Rufai condemns Nindem attack, sues for peacePremium Times
Nigeria: Gunmen Kill Four in Southern KadunaAllAfrica.com
Gunman kills four at Christmas carol service in KadunaThe Nation Newspaper
Guardian (blog) -Information Nigeria -The Punch -SaharaReporters.com
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Fighting Boko Haram and ISIS with $1b – The Nation Newspaper


The Punch

Fighting Boko Haram and ISIS with $1b
The Nation Newspaper
Why is ISIS targeting Mali, Nigeria, Chad, Niger and others? The fall of its de facto Syrian capital Raqqa signalled the death of the Islamic State (ISIS) in the Middle East. As the group flees the Middle East, the greatest lifeline for it might come ...
Good tidings, political and otherwiseThe Punch
$1bn ECA deduction and decimation of Boko Haram – Rose MosesVanguard
2019 election: Labour Party speaks on adoption of presidential candidateDaily Post Nigeria
Daily Trust -TheCable -USA TODAY -The Australian
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‘SARS is to fight armed robbery not to look for lost goats’ – The Nation Newspaper


The Nation Newspaper

'SARS is to fight armed robbery not to look for lost goats'
The Nation Newspaper
Now in his eighties, Mr. Fulani Kwajafa, who worked for twenty six years at the Police CID, gently reminisces over countless tough encounters with armed robbers across the federation. Revisiting his experience as head of the Nigerian Drug Law ...
How I founded SARS in the Police – RTD CP MidendaVanguard
Christmas: Police IG orders immediate commencement of 'Stop and Search' nationwidePremium Times
IG bars SARS from providing security for VIPsThe Punch
TV360 -News Agency of Nigeria (press release) -Gistmaster (blog) -Daily Post Nigeria
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Nigerian govt not contemplating hike in petrol pump price – SGF – Premium Times


Premium Times

Nigerian govt not contemplating hike in petrol pump price – SGF
Premium Times
Motorists queuing for fuel at a filling station on Queen Elizabeth Road in Ibadan, as scarcity of the commodity persists on Thursday (21/12/17). 06959/21/12/2017/Adeogodiran Timothy/BJO/NAN. Related News. The Secretary to the Government of the ...

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Presidency 2019: Obiano has no interest – Igwe Roland Odegbo – Vanguard


Vanguard

Presidency 2019: Obiano has no interest – Igwe Roland Odegbo
Vanguard
Against the rumour bruited in some quarters that the Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano is nursing an ambition to contest the 2019 presidential election in the country, the members of the public have been urged to discountenance such stories ...

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ICYMI: ‘Madman’ caught with N100m cheque, ATM cards, condoms in Kwara – The Punch


The Punch

ICYMI: 'Madman' caught with N100m cheque, ATM cards, condoms in Kwara
The Punch
A middle-aged man who pretended to be mentally ill has been apprehended in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. Our correspondent learnt that the man, whose name could not be ascertained, as of the time of filing this report, was apprehended near the state ...
'Madman' Apprehended With N100m Cheque, ATM Cards, Valium Injections In Kwara360Nobs.com
'Mentally ill' man nabbed with N100m cheque, 4 ATM cards, condomsDaily Trust
'Madman' caught with N100m cheque, photos with top politicians, ATM cards, condoms + photoThe Eagle Online
Fellow Press (press release) -Royal News (satire) (press release) (blog)
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Tragedy As APC Stalwart Die In Jonathan’s Wife’s Hotel – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers

Tragedy As APC Stalwart Die In Jonathan's Wife's Hotel
Leadership Newspapers
Tragedy struck in Yenagoa Saturday in the Bayelsa state capital following the discovery of the lifeless body of a stalwart of the All Progressives Congress(APC), Hon. Nasko Egei at Aridolf Resort Wellness and Spa owned by former First Lady, Dame ...
Dickson's ex-adviser found dead in Patience Jonathan's hotelThe Punch
Police confirm death of former aide to Gov Dickson in hotel roomVanguard
Nigeria: Bayelsa Politician Dies in Ex-First Lady's HotelAllAfrica.com
The Nation Newspaper -TVC News -The Eagle Online -SaharaReporters.com
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Fuel scarcity predates Buhari’s administration – APC – Vanguard


Vanguard

Fuel scarcity predates Buhari's administration – APC
Vanguard
ABUJA – The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has hit back at the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, accusing the latter of playing bad politics with the ongoing scarcity of fuel. In a statement issued Saturday in Abuja, National Publicity ...
Fuel Scarcity: APC makes U-turn, appeals for patiencePremium Times
Atiku's indecisiveness versus el-Rufai's discourteousnessThe Nation Newspaper
PDP loses 1500 members to APC in LagosDaily Post Nigeria
CHANNELS TELEVISION -The Streetjournal -Leadership Newspapers -SaharaReporters.com
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President Buhari’s 2017 Christmas message to the nation – Vanguard


Vanguard

President Buhari's 2017 Christmas message to the nation
Vanguard
I felicitate with all Nigerians, particularly our Christian brothers and sisters, on the occasion of this year's Christmas day celebration. The commemoration of the birth of Jesus Christ is an important opportunity for us to show love to one another ...
Do they know there is Christmas?BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
Fuel scarcity during Christmas, deliberate sabotage — CANThe Punch
Christian youths calls for arrest of Islamic leaderNew Telegraph Newspaper
Modern Ghana (press release) (blog) -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -TODAY.NG -Daily Nation
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Yuletide: Lagos donates trailer-loads of lake rice to security agencies – Vanguard


Vanguard

Yuletide: Lagos donates trailer-loads of lake rice to security agencies
Vanguard
In the spirit of the yuletide season, the Lagos State Government on Saturday donated trailer-loads of Lake Rice each to the Armed Forces, the police and other security agencies in the State. A man carries a bag of Lake Rice at the distribution centre ...
Publisher donates building to Lagos primary schoolThe Nation Newspaper
Lagos fixes date to commence disbursement of N635.5m bursary, scholarshipsThe Eagle Online
Lagos sets up monitoring team for Lake RiceThe News
The Punch -TV360 -YNaija -New Telegraph Newspaper
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Ekiti LG poll: PDP in early lead, as impressive turnout greets poll – Vanguard


Vanguard

Ekiti LG poll: PDP in early lead, as impressive turnout greets poll
Vanguard
From left, Chairman, Ekiti State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Barr. Gboyega Oguntuase, PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus, Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose and the National Women Leader, Hajiya Maria Waziri during flag presentation ceremony ...
PDP sweeps Ekiti council electionsPremium Times
Ekiti 2018: PDP will be defeated – OjoThe Nation Newspaper
Adeyeye reacts to 'Fresh PDP' formation, blast Fayose for 'imposing' deputy as successorDaily Post Nigeria
Leadership Newspapers -The Punch -CHANNELS TELEVISION -The Streetjournal
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15 injured in Lagos auto crash – The Nation Newspaper


The Nation Newspaper

15 injured in Lagos auto crash
The Nation Newspaper
At least 15 passengers comprising 10 males and five females were seriously injured on Saturday after two vehicles collided on the Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos. It was gathered that four of the victims passed out and were rushed to the Accident and ...
[Photos] LASEMA rescues man stucked in mud for 24hrs on Third Mainland BridgeTheNewsGuru
LASEMA uses crane to rescue Man stuck in Mud at 3rd Mainland bridge[PHOTOS]PoliticsNGR Newspaper

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