Daily Archives: December 28, 2017

Borno: Education tops as Shettima presents N170bn 2018 budget to legislature – Daily Post Nigeria


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Borno: Education tops as Shettima presents N170bn 2018 budget to legislature
Daily Post Nigeria
Education got the highest amount of N27 billion in an estimate that allocated 65 percent for capital projects leaving recurring with N61.8 billion. Addressing the State Assembly in Maiduguri, the Governor announced that the draft, titled 'Budget of ...
Gov. Shettima presents N170bn budget for 2018Vanguard
Education gets highest allocation in Borno's N170 billion budget for 2018Premium Times

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Nigerian varsities can rank best in Africa, if – Unilag VC – Vanguard


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Nigerian varsities can rank best in Africa, if – Unilag VC
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Nigerian universities can rank best in Africa, if we can have a stable academic calendar, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, the Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos, has said. Ogundipe spoke with newsmen on Thursday in Lagos against the backdrop of incessant ...

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Police, NIS sign MoU on Interpol – Vanguard


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Police, NIS sign MoU on Interpol
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The Nigeria Police Force and the Nigeria Immigration Service ( NIS), on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the extension of the use of INTERPOL i-24/7 to the service. IGP-Idris. The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris who ...
Audit report: Our records are in order - NISDaily Trust

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Group demands immediate release of Dasuki – Vanguard


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Group demands immediate release of Dasuki
Vanguard
ABUJA – A Non-Governmental Organization under the aegis of Citizens Initiative for Security Awareness, CISA, on Thursday, said it has noted with grave concern, the continuous illegal detention of the former National Security Adviser, NSA, Col. Sambo ...
Dasuki: CISA demands immediate release after two years in detentionThe Eagle Online

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Police, NIS sign MoU on Interpol – Vanguard


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Police, NIS sign MoU on Interpol
Vanguard
The Nigeria Police Force and the Nigeria Immigration Service ( NIS), on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the extension of the use of INTERPOL i-24/7 to the service. IGP-Idris. The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris who ...

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Katsina State Govt to recruit 5000 NCE holders — Governor – Premium Times


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Katsina State Govt to recruit 5000 NCE holders — Governor
Premium Times
The Katsina State Government says it will recruit 5,000 holders of National Certificate of Education (NCE) under its programme tagged 'S-Power' to shore up its teaching staff in primary schools. Gov. Aminu Masari made the disclosure on Thursday in Rimi ...
Breaking: Gov. Masari sacks Education Commissioner, Prof. HalimatuVanguard
Masari sacks Education Commissioner, Prof. Halimatu, says he needs “politicians on board”Daily Post Nigeria
Gov. Masari's statement on Atiku misguided – Hon. OmekweThe Eagle Online
CHANNELS TELEVISION -The Nation Newspaper -Daily Trust -Gistmaster (blog)
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NSCDC, DPR force filling station to sell hoarded petrol, seal 5 others in Ibadan – Daily Post Nigeria


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NSCDC, DPR force filling station to sell hoarded petrol, seal 5 others in Ibadan
Daily Post Nigeria
A combined task force team monitoring the regulation of petrol price in Oyo State has dispensed about two thousand litres of Premium Motor Spirit also known as Petrol at a petrol station found hoarding and selling the product at 200 per litre. The team ...
SCARCITY: DPR, Oyo govt seal 7 fuel stations in IbadanVanguard
Fuel scarcity: DPR seals filling stations in Oyo, enforces sale at N145/litreNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
DPR, Oyo govt seal seven filling stationsP.M. News
Daily Trust -Gistmaster (blog)
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Killers of Portuguese expatriate, 2 police officers arrested in Kogi – Vanguard


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Killers of Portuguese expatriate, 2 police officers arrested in Kogi
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In furtherance of the implementation of security arrangement directed by Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris for the Christmas and New Year festivity period and beyond, police operatives have arrested 30 vicious criminals including armed ...
Police parade 30 suspected robbers, kidnappersPremium Times
Police parade 30 kidnappers, robbery suspects in KogiDaily Post Nigeria
30 arrested for killing Portuguese expatriate, two copsDaily Trust
Blueprint newspapers Limited (blog) -New Telegraph Newspaper -TODAY.NG -Wetinhappen Magazine (blog)
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NDLEA arrests 240 suspected drug traffickers – The Nation Newspaper


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NDLEA arrests 240 suspected drug traffickers
The Nation Newspaper
The Edo Command of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency ( NDLEA ) says it arrested no fewer than 240 suspects for drug related activities in the state in 2017. Mr. Buba Wakawa, the State Commander of NDLEA, disclosed this in an interview with newsmen ...
NDLEA seeks Obaseki's support to destroy illicit drugs in EdoThe Eagle Online
240 Suspects Arrested By NDLEA For Drug TraffickingNaija News

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Kaduna govt attempting to frustrate court injunction on teachers’ sack – NUT – Daily Post Nigeria


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Kaduna govt attempting to frustrate court injunction on teachers' sack – NUT
Daily Post Nigeria
Kaduna State wing of Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, has raised alarm over attempt by the state government to allegedly frustrate the Order of Interlocutory Injunction restraining it from dismissing or disengaging any teacher in public schools, pending ...
M.Sc holders among 43000 applicants for primary school jobs in KadunaGuardian (blog)
21, 000 teachers' sack: El-Rufai frustrating court injunction –NUTBlueprint newspapers Limited (blog)
NUT tackles El-Rufai over judgement stopping teachers' sackingThe Punch
The Nation Newspaper -Independent Newspapers Limited -New Telegraph Newspaper -THISDAY Newspapers
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Buhari under fire as ASUU laments state of petroleum, education sectors – Daily Post Nigeria


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Buhari under fire as ASUU laments state of petroleum, education sectors
Daily Post Nigeria
Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ibadan branch, Dr. Deji Omole has described as shameful the fact that Nigeria under the President Muhammadu Buhari cannot refine enough fuel for domestic consumption despite being the ...
ASUU faults FG on funding of varsity educationVanguard
ASUU Blames Buhari for Fuel Scarcity, Says He Has Failed to Manage Oil SectorSIGNAL (press release)
ASUU: Buhari, like others before him, doesn't believe in NigeriaThe Eagle Online
New Telegraph Newspaper
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Nigeria: United States to Sell A29 Super Tucano Aircraft to Nigeria – AllAfrica.com


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Nigeria: United States to Sell A29 Super Tucano Aircraft to Nigeria
AllAfrica.com
The United States (U.S.) has accepted to sell one of its A29 Super Tucano aircraft to the Federal Government to boost the ongoing counterinsurgency operations in the North East. The U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, presented the Letters of ...
Boko Haram: US pledges to assist Nigeria with aircraftVanguard
Boko Haram: US Finalises Sale Of $593m Warplanes To Nigeria360Nobs.com
US Tucano fighter jets coming to battle Boko HaramThe Nation Newspaper
NTA News -The Punch -Aviation Week -Blueprint newspapers Limited (blog)
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Ex-boxer beats wife to death over money for Christmas cooking – Pulse Nigeria


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Ex-boxer beats wife to death over money for Christmas cooking
Pulse Nigeria
It was also reported that Everitus had fled the community after coming to terms with reality of his actions. Published: 09:36; Gbenga Bada. Print; eMail · SARS officers allegedly shoot Alaba trader in Mile 2 play. Men of the Nigerian police force ...
Pastor, Ex-boxer Beats Wife To Death Over Christmas FoodNaija News
Ex-boxer beats wife to death over Christmas foodThe Punch
Confusion as Ex-Boxer Flees After 'Killing' Wife Over Christmas Food in AnambraOlisa Blogazine

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Prison break: Four inmates killed, 36 escaped from Ikot Ekpene Prison – Vanguard


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Prison break: Four inmates killed, 36 escaped from Ikot Ekpene Prison
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Four inmates have been reported killed and thirty six escaped in Ikot Ekpene Prison break. jailbreak. A statement by ASP Ogbajie J. Ogbajie Akwa-Ibom's Command Public Relations Officer said that the prisoners on Wednesday attacked the prison's kitchen ...
36 prisoners escape from Ikot Ekpene Prison in Akwa-IbomDaily Post Nigeria
Four killed in Akwa Ibom jail breakThe Nation Newspaper
36 prisoners escape from Akwa- Ibom prisonTV360
Geo News, Pakistan -The Eagle Online -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -Ripples Nigeria
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Nigeria: Buhari – I Never Hated Ndigbo – AllAfrica.com


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Nigeria: Buhari - I Never Hated Ndigbo
AllAfrica.com
Abakaliki — President Muhammau Buhari has stated categorically that he never hated Ndigbo, noting that accusations and insinuations against him and his administration are all lies calculated to create a bad feeling between him and the Igbo people. He ...
I'll always be a friend of Ndigbo, says PresidentThe Punch
Buhari Declares Love for Ndigbo, Slams 'Mischief Makers' for Hate ClaimsOlisa Blogazine
“I will remain a friend to Ndigbo” – BuhariBellaNaija
Amoré (press release) (blog) -Naija News
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2019: Hate-speech airing stations ‘ll be sanctioned—NBC – Vanguard


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2019: Hate-speech airing stations 'll be sanctioned—NBC
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ILORIN—AS 2019 general elections draw closer, the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, has warned broadcasting stations in the country against airing or broadcasting hate speeches, warning that stiff penalties await any radio or television station ...
DSO ''ll generate $1bn, create over 300000 jobs for Nigerians – KawuBlueprint newspapers Limited (blog)
DSO: Nigeria to gain N900bn, says NBC DGThe Punch
2019: NBC warns broadcast stations against airing hate speechTODAY.NG
Royal News (satire) (press release) (blog)
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APC not moved by Abe’s crossover to PDP—Secretary – Vanguard


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APC not moved by Abe's crossover to PDP—Secretary
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PORT-HARCOURT—THE All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State has said that it will not be moved by what it claimed, yesterday, was Senator Magnus Abe's apparent inclination towards pairing with Governor Nyesom Wike and the Peoples Democratic ...
Enemies Within Rivers State APC Are Being Tamed – PrincewillLeadership Newspapers
Wike warned me against Amaechi – Senator AbeDaily Post Nigeria
Rivers State, Not A Conquered Territory – AbeGistmaster (blog)
The News -The Tide -TheNewsGuru -The Nation Newspaper
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2019 Gov race: Delta APC working c’ttee adopts Okotie – Vanguard


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2019 Gov race: Delta APC working c'ttee adopts Okotie
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Asaba—The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State has declared Chief Osiobe Okotie as the consensus candidate of the party for the 2019 governorship election. •Chief Okotie. The state chairman, Prophet Jones Erhue in a meeting with Chief Okotie ...

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Ikpeazu urges Ndigbo to unite with other ethnic groups – Vanguard


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Ikpeazu urges Ndigbo to unite with other ethnic groups
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UMUAHIA—GOVERNOR Okezie Ikpeazu has urged Ndigbo to programme their relationship with other ethnic groups in the country in a manner that it would achieve unity and love among the people of Nigeria. Gov. Ikpeazu. Governor Ikpeazu gave the charge ...

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Okorocha bows to pressure, restores Assumpta Avenue name – Vanguard


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Okorocha bows to pressure, restores Assumpta Avenue name
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OWERRI—IMO State Government has bowed to the superior force of the Catholic Church and has restored Assumpta Avenue street name. The government action came barely a few hours after Vanguard hit the news stand with growing tension generated by what ...
Imo State and an absentee legislatureThe Punch
Okorocha bows to pressure, restores original name of Owerri street named after BuhariDaily Post Nigeria
Imo govt. denies renaming street after President BuhariPremium Times
THISDAY Newspapers -AllAfrica.com -Lagos (press release) -CHANNELS TELEVISION
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‘Don’t claim NDDC’s glory on Delta roads’ – The Nation Newspaper


'Don't claim NDDC's glory on Delta roads'
The Nation Newspaper
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Donaldson Niochukwu, yesterday urged Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to ask his supporters to stop giving his administration credit for roads built by Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC ...

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We’ll improve vessels turnaround time, vows NPA MD – The Punch


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We'll improve vessels turnaround time, vows NPA MD
The Punch
The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Usman, has said that the agency will improve the turnaround time of vessels and reduce delay at the ports. To achieve this, she said the NPA management was keen on entrenching accountability and ...

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Faleke knocks Bello for comparing himself to Buhari – The Punch


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Faleke knocks Bello for comparing himself to Buhari
The Punch
The former running mate to the late Prince Abubakar Audu in the 2015 governorship election in Kogi State, James Faleke, has said it is hypocritical for Governor Yahaya Bello to compare himself to President Muhammadu Buhari. Faleke, a member of the ...
Gov. Bello: I will clear all salary, pension arrearsThe News
Kogi: Bello sacks SUBEB chairperson over alleged gross misconductDaily Post Nigeria

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N25bn Employment Fund: Ambode Promises Corps Members Start-up Capital – THISDAY Newspapers


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N25bn Employment Fund: Ambode Promises Corps Members Start-up Capital
THISDAY Newspapers
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has promised that all members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), who distinguished themselves in their place of primary assignment in the state, will receive start-up capital. Ambode has, equally ...
Second Term: Groups begin March for Ambode in LagosP.M. News
Group Endorses Gov. Ambode For Second TermNaija News

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Bad Weather Grounds Uyo, Port Harcourt, Calabar Fights – SaharaReporters.com


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Bad Weather Grounds Uyo, Port Harcourt, Calabar Fights
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Hundreds of air passengers out of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos today had their journeys truncated due to a bad weather situation, which forced many airlines to either delay or out-rightly cancel their flights. by Sahara Reporters, NY Dec ...
Airlines count losses as bad weather disrupts flights nationwideThe Nation Newspaper
Bad weather causes flight delays, cancellations at Abuja airportPremium Times

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No Going Back In Buhari’s War Against Corruption-Minister – Gistmaster (blog)


No Going Back In Buhari's War Against Corruption-Minister
Gistmaster (blog)
The Minister of Communication, Barrister Adebayo Shittu has declared that there is no going back in the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government war against corruption. The minister stated this while speaking with newsmen at the 50th birthday ...

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Government no longer value our stools – Ondo monarchs blow hot over attacks – Daily Post Nigeria


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Government no longer value our stools – Ondo monarchs blow hot over attacks
Daily Post Nigeria
Traditional rulers in Ondo under the aegis of “130 Crowns Club” have accused state government of not valuing the revered stools. The Monarchs decried the failure of security agents to arrest and prosecute some thugs who attacked the Olu of Igbokoda ...
Traditional Rulers Want Attackers, Kidnappers Of Monarchs ProsecutedTHISDAY Newspapers
Ondo monarchs beg police to arrest attackers of colleagueThe Punch
Attacks on monarchs: Ondo monarchs call for prosecution of perpetratorsNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

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APGA national chairman alerts Nigerians of tough 2018 – Daily Post Nigeria


APGA national chairman alerts Nigerians of tough 2018
Daily Post Nigeria
The National Chairman of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Victor Oye, has called on Nigerians to brace up for a tough 2018. He said the year will be challenging, noting that being a year preceding a general election, there would be ...

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Man, 50 in police net for impregnating mad woman in Katsina – Vanguard


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Man, 50 in police net for impregnating mad woman in Katsina
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KATSINA – A fifty, 50 years old man, Sufiyanu Kamala of Saniyar Jino village in Kankara local government area of Katsina State has been arrested by police for impregnating a mad woman, 25 years old. The Katsina State Command, Police Public Relations ...
Katsina police hold farmer for defiling, impregnating mentally retarded womanThe Punch

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