Monthly Archives: January 2018

‘Bayelsa Civil Service Reform Will Not Lead to Job Loss’ – THISDAY Newspapers


THISDAY Newspapers

'Bayelsa Civil Service Reform Will Not Lead to Job Loss'
THISDAY Newspapers
Hon. Daniel Iworiso-Markson is Bayelsa State Commissioner for Information and Orientation. In this media chat in Lagos, he speaks on the achievements of the Governor Seriake Dickson administration ahead of its 6th year anniversary and its various ...
Tamp it downThe Nation Newspaper
Dickson congratulates Obasanjo on bagging PhD at NOUNThe Punch

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Your 2018 budget is a non-starter’, Reps tell IGP – Vanguard


Your 2018 budget is a non-starter', Reps tell IGP
Vanguard
The House of Representatives Committee on Police Affairs has explained why it rejected the 2018 budget proposals presented to it by the leadership of the police. It described the budget as thoroughly inadequate and grossly incapable of mitigating the ...
Reps seek increase in police budgetDaily Trust
Police review 2018 budget after rejection by RepsThe Nation Newspaper

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KSM tasks parents on family values – Vanguard


KSM tasks parents on family values
Vanguard
Knights of Saint Mulumba Nigeria (KSM) have called on Nigerian parents to train their children to imbibe family values for the betterment of the society, newsmen report. This call was contained in a communiqué signed by the society acting Supreme ...
Let's build good family values – Knights of Saint MulumbaNew Telegraph Newspaper
Knights Of Saint Mulumba Canvasses For Family ValuesIndependent Newspapers Limited

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Benue massacre: Benue elders condemn visit by northern govs, demand apology – Vanguard


The Punch

Benue massacre: Benue elders condemn visit by northern govs, demand apology
Vanguard
A group of prominent Benue indigenes, Benue Advancement Forum, BAF, has described the visit by members of the Northern Governors Forum to the State three weeks after the killing of 73 innocent people by suspected herdsmen in Logo and Guma Local ...
Benue groups demand apology from northern govsThe Punch
APC governors visit to Benue belated, says groupGuardian (blog)
Benue group demands NGF's apologyDaily Trust
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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Obasanjo, father of NOUN – Buhari – Vanguard


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Obasanjo, father of NOUN – Buhari
Vanguard
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo for bagging a doctorate degree at the National Open University(NOUN). Buhari, who was the visitor at 7th Convocation of NOUN on Saturday in Abuja, described Obasanjo ...
Buhari hails NOUN, Obasanjo on convocationPremium Times
NOUN convocation: Obasanjo Bags Doctorate Degree, 41 Gets 1st Class HonoursLeadership Newspapers
Dickson congratulates Obasanjo on bagging PhD at NOUNThe Punch
The Nation Newspaper -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -The Nigerian Voice (press release) (blog) -Daily Trust
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Resurgence Of Waste ‘ll Soon Be Over – Ambode – P.M. News


P.M. News

Resurgence Of Waste 'll Soon Be Over – Ambode
P.M. News
L-R: Special Adviser on Cleaner Lagos Initiative, Engr. Adebola Shabi; Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris; Special Adviser on Education to the Governor and Chairman of the committee on the Cleaner Lagos Initiative, Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh; Special ...
Ambode vows to clean up Lagos, seeks residents' cooperationVanguard
Group wants second term for Governor AmbodeTODAY.NG

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Police fraud unit arrests 20 visa racketeers in Lagos – Vanguard


Vanguard

Police fraud unit arrests 20 visa racketeers in Lagos
Vanguard
The Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU) says it has arrested over 20 suspects who specialised in counterfeiting entry visas of some foreign countries. Spokesman for the PSFU, Audi Lawal, said in a statement on Saturday in Lagos that the visa racketeers ...

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Police rescue US, Canadian nationals kidnapped along Kaduna road – Vanguard


Vanguard

Police rescue US, Canadian nationals kidnapped along Kaduna road
Vanguard
The Inspector-General of police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), on Saturday said it rescued two Americans and two Canadians kidnapped on Tuesday along Jere-Kagarko Road in Kaduna State. Police. Two policemen were killed by gunmen during the incident ...
Police arrest suspect over abduction of foreigners in KadunaPremium Times
2 Canadians, 2 Americans freed after kidnapping in NigeriaCBC.ca
Kidnapped Americans, Canadians rescued in Nigeria, police sayCNN
The Punch -TVC News -Daily Mail -Daily Trust
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Agric Ministry distributes 370 motorcycles to extension agents – The Punch


The Punch

Agric Ministry distributes 370 motorcycles to extension agents
The Punch
The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Saturday distributed 370 motorcycles to extension agents to further enhance service delivery to Nigerian farmers. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the motorcycles were given to the ...

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Buhari dragged to court over appointment of Ahmed Rufa’i Abubakar as NIA boss – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Buhari dragged to court over appointment of Ahmed Rufa'i Abubakar as NIA boss
Daily Post Nigeria
A civil society group, Concerned Nigerians, has dragged President Muhammadu Buhari to the Federal High Court in Abuja over the appointment of Ahmed Rufa'i Abubakar as the substantive Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA). The ...
EXCLUSIVE: How Buhari flouted recommendations of own panel in appointing new NIA DGPremium Times
NIA: Nigerians Sue PMB, AGF, AbubakarLeadership Newspapers
Concerned Nigerians Drag Buhari to Court, Want NIA DG SackedTHISDAY Newspapers

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Journalists’ rights group profiles police assault of NAN, AIT reporters – Vanguard


Nigeria News

Journalists' rights group profiles police assault of NAN, AIT reporters
Vanguard
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), a U.S.-based journalists' rights and press freedom campaign organisation, has profiled the police assault of Mrs Taiye Edeni of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). The journalists' defence organisation said the ...
Journalists' Rights Group Records Police Assault Of NAN And AIT ReportersNigeria News

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Why I stand with Buhari – Adesina – Vanguard


Vanguard

Why I stand with Buhari – Adesina
Vanguard
These are very difficult times in our country. Sad, mournful and dolorous times, as the New Year opened with killings in Rivers, Kaduna, Taraba, and Benue states, among others. Of course, there had been gruesome carnage on the Mambilla plateau mid last ...
Herdsmen killings dangerous to Buhari's 2019 presidential ambition – APCDaily Post Nigeria
Why we endorse Buhari for second term – APC governorsPremium Times
Dele Momodu's open letter to Aisha BuhariInformation Nigeria
CHANNELS TELEVISION -The Punch -Daily Trust -TheCable
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BREAKING: Police Rescue Four Abducted Expatriates In Kaduna – CHANNELS TELEVISION


CHANNELS TELEVISION

BREAKING: Police Rescue Four Abducted Expatriates In Kaduna
CHANNELS TELEVISION
The four Americans and Canadians that were abducted by on Tuesday by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have been released. Confirming the development to journalists on Saturday, State Commissioner of Police, Mr Agyole Abeh said the two foreigners were ...
Two foreigners kidnapped in Kaduna rescuedDaily Post Nigeria

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APC leaders forcing Buhari to declare state of emergency in Rivers State – Wike – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

APC leaders forcing Buhari to declare state of emergency in Rivers State – Wike
Daily Post Nigeria
Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari was under pressure from leaders of the All Progressives Congress to declare a state of emergency in the state. Wike made this claim on Friday when he received the ...
Under Buhari, lives of cows more important than humans — WikePremium Times
Buhari under intense pressure to declare state of emergency in Rivers, Wike allegesThe Nation Newspaper
Wike: Buhari was pressured to declare state of emergency in RiversNew Telegraph Newspaper

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Ibadan Oba: Court declares Ajimobi’s action ‘null and void’ – Vanguard


Vanguard

Ibadan Oba: Court declares Ajimobi's action 'null and void'
Vanguard
AN Oyo State High Court has declared the review of the 1959 Olubadan Chieftaincy Declaration and other Related Chieftaincies Laws in Ibadanland which was done last year by the Oyo State Government as illegal, unconstitutional, null and void. A cross ...
Ajimobi Vows To Appeal Judgement Nullifying Olubadan Chieftaincy ReviewCHANNELS TELEVISION
Why court nullified installation of 21 kings in IbadanThe Punch
Ibadan: Court declares installation of 21 new monarchs illegalGuardian (blog)
Daily Post Nigeria -The Nation Newspaper -THISDAY Newspapers -SaharaReporters.com
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Seven Niger troops killed in Boko Haram attack – Vanguard


Vanguard

Seven Niger troops killed in Boko Haram attack
Vanguard
At least seven Niger soldiers were killed and more than a dozen others wounded this week in an attack by suspected Boko Haram militants in the country's southeast, the government said on Friday. Nigerian Army “The provisional toll for the cowardly ...
Boko Haram kills five in MadagaliTVC News
Boko Haram: Terrorists Kill 5 in Adamawa villageDaily Post Nigeria
Boko Haram attacks Adamawa town, 'kills five'Premium Times
Daily Trust -BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog) -Africa Independent Television -Guardian (blog)
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Cabal in Buhari govt: Nigerians react to Aisha’s support for Misau, Ben Bruce – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Cabal in Buhari govt: Nigerians react to Aisha's support for Misau, Ben Bruce
Daily Post Nigeria
​She reposted two videos by Senator Misau and Senator Ben Bruce, on her verified Instagram and Twitter pages. ​T​he lawmakers openly accused President Buhari of appointing incompetent people because they “belong to the cabal”. ​Her posts have attracted ...
Aisha Buhari Reposts Video Of Misau, Murray-Bruce Criticizing Federal GovernmentSaharaReporters.com
Aisha Buhari 'Intelligent, Has Capacity To Lead' – Ben BruceThe Whistler NG
TRENDING: Aisha Buhari shares videos ridiculing husband on social mediaTheCable
New Telegraph Newspaper -Ripples Nigeria
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Herdsmen kill farmer in Ogun – Vanguard


Vanguard

Herdsmen kill farmer in Ogun
Vanguard
Suspected herdsmen have killed a farmer on his farmland at Afon, in Imeko-Afon Local Government Area of Ogun state. This incident occured on Thursday barely few hours after the Ogun State Government took proactive measures to prevent clashes between ...
Suspected herdsmen kill farmer in OgunThe Punch
Policemen deployed in Ogun community as herdsmen kill farmerThe Nation Newspaper
Herdsmen Kill Farmer in Ogun StateOsun Defender (blog)

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Ogun rice pyramid: A word for the nay sayers and never-do-well, by Bolarinwa Ojesegun – The Eagle Online


The Nation Newspaper

Ogun rice pyramid: A word for the nay sayers and never-do-well, by Bolarinwa Ojesegun
The Eagle Online
In Ogun State, it is definitely not the season of discontent, as some would want the world to believe. In fact, contrary to the wishes of the army of Photoshop and mis-information experts prowling the landscape, the Ogun State of today is a place where ...
Ogun's MITROS rice pyramid and its criticsThe News
Ogun moves to avert herdsmen/farmers clashGuardian (blog)
Amosun tasks journalists on unityThe Nation Newspaper
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -Independent Newspapers Limited
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My People Still Under Siege – Ortom – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers

My People Still Under Siege – Ortom
Leadership Newspapers
Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, yesterday said his people were still under the threat of killer herdsmen. Speaking when some governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) visited him in Markurdi, the state capital, Ortom described the killings ...
We'll help Benue to stop herdsmen killing, Northern Govs vowVanguard
We appreciate IG, police presence in Benue, what we want is arrest of killers – Onoja, Commissioner for InformationThe Punch
Herdsmen Crisis: Falana tackles Buhari, accuses president of 'impunity'Premium Times
The Nation Newspaper -THISDAY Newspapers -Daily Post Nigeria -TheCable
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2019: Registered voters may hit 85 million –INEC – The Punch


The Punch

2019: Registered voters may hit 85 million –INEC
The Punch
The Independent National Electoral Commission says the number of registered voters may rise to 85 million ahead of the 2019 general elections. The commission had said last year that it was expecting 80 million Nigerians to be registered by 2019. Thus ...
2019: INEC targets 80m votersThe Nation Newspaper

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Itsekiri group lauds Malami over Maritime University memo – The Nation Newspaper


The Nation Newspaper

Itsekiri group lauds Malami over Maritime University memo
The Nation Newspaper
FOREMOST Itsekiri socio-cultural body, Warri Progressive Society, alias Otonloye, has commended the action of the Attorney General of the Federation for the memo of advice that he has sent to the National Assembly to take into cognizance the proper ...
What the courts proclaimedVanguard

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Let’s not sweep restructuring under the carpet—Obasanjo – The Nation Newspaper


The Nation Newspaper

Let's not sweep restructuring under the carpet—Obasanjo
The Nation Newspaper
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday cautioned against hushing the call for restructuring in Nigeria. Obasanjo made the call while presenting a plaque to Prof. Ehosa Osaghae, the Convocation Lecturer at the National Open University ...

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Edo agog as APC receives PDP Reps member, ex-PDP Guber aspirant, followers – Vanguard


Vanguard

Edo agog as APC receives PDP Reps member, ex-PDP Guber aspirant, followers
Vanguard
The Edo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) dealt a big blow to the camp of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state on Friday, with the decamping of major PDP heavyweights, including Member representing Egor/Ikpoba Okha Federal ...
I'm Humbled By Your Accomplishments, Oshiomhole Tells ObasekiLeadership Newspapers
Obaseki's New Model for Economic RevolutionTHISDAY Newspapers
Bomb explosion, death in Okpella: The feared descent into anarchyNew Telegraph Newspaper
The Punch -The Streetjournal -Independent Newspapers Limited
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Rain of tributes as Ambode, Anyaoku, Fashola, Obi, others mourn Ekwueme – The Nation Newspaper


The Punch

Rain of tributes as Ambode, Anyaoku, Fashola, Obi, others mourn Ekwueme
The Nation Newspaper
It was a rain of tributes yesterday for Nigeria's first elected Vice President, the late Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme. Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode; Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola; former Anambra State Governor ...
Ekwueme, a detribalised Nigerian, says KaluNew Telegraph Newspaper
Ekwueme was a great, selfless statesman – Anglican BishopThe Eagle Online

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Negotiate with NASU, Unilag VC begs FG – Vanguard


Vanguard

Negotiate with NASU, Unilag VC begs FG
Vanguard
Abuja – Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, the Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos has appealed to the Federal Government to dialogue with the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) toward resolving issues peacefully. Professor Ołuwatoyin Temitayo ...
President Buhari approves TV licence for UNILAGInformation Nigeria

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Terrorism: Osinbajo inaugurates National Sanctions’ Committee – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Terrorism: Osinbajo inaugurates National Sanctions' Committee
Daily Post Nigeria
The mandate of the committee is to trace and freeze financial flows of terrorist organisations. The committee comprised the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami; Foreign Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama as well as the National Security Adviser, NSA ...
Osinbajo inaugurates sanctions committeeVanguard
Osinbajo inaugurates committee to trace sources of terrorists' fundThe Punch
Osinbajo Inaugurates National Sanctions CommitteeCHANNELS TELEVISION
The Whistler NG -Ripples Nigeria
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2019 election: INEC reveals number of registered voters – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

2019 election: INEC reveals number of registered voters
Daily Post Nigeria
Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, says the commission has 74 million voters in its register by the second week of January. INEC Director of Voter Education and Publicity, Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi , made this ...
85 million Nigerians may vote in 2019 – INECThe Punch
2019: INEC targets 80m votersThe Nation Newspaper
Your votes will count in 2019, INEC assures NigeriansPremium Times
The Eagle Online -Nigerian Observer -TV360 -Nigeria News
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Gunmen abduct five oil workers in Niger Delta – The Punch


The Punch

Gunmen abduct five oil workers in Niger Delta
The Punch
Five oil workers have been kidnapped in Nigeria's restive southern Niger Delta region, an area regularly hit by militant attacks and abductions, police told AFP on Friday. Suspected militants seized the workers on Wednesday near the Ajoki community ...

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Herdsmen strike in Ogun, kill one – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Herdsmen strike in Ogun, kill one
Daily Post Nigeria
The farmer, identified as Adetona Owolabi was allegedly killed on Thursday in his farm at Afon, Imeko-Afon local government area of the state by suspected herders. The incident occurred few hours after the Ogun State Government took proactive measures ...
'Herdsmen' hack farmer to death in OgunTheCable
Herdsmen kill farmer in OgunNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

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Kidnapped ex-Bayelsa commissioner regains freedom – Vanguard


Vanguard

Kidnapped ex-Bayelsa commissioner regains freedom
Vanguard
Mrs Marie Ebikake, a former Commissioner for Transport in Bayelsa abducted by gunmen on the same day (Sunday) with a soldier in separate incidents in Bayelsa, has regained freedom. Kidnap-syndicate. Newsmen report that Ebikake was freed at about 3 a.m ...
Kidnapped ex-commissioner regains freedomPremium Times
Akwa Ibom sacks doctor for allegedly stealing bedsDaily Post Nigeria
Abducted ex-Bayelsa commissioner regains freedomThe Nation Newspaper
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -Independent Newspapers Limited
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Cattle colonies: Stop parading Nigerians as bunch of jokers – Falana warns FG – Daily Post Nigeria


TheCable

Cattle colonies: Stop parading Nigerians as bunch of jokers – Falana warns FG
Daily Post Nigeria
Ace lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana has slammed the federal government for parading all Nigerians as jokers. The soft-spoken lawyer said said the proposal by the government to establish cattle colonies in the country was wrong and should ...
States to commence cattle colonies next week – FGThe Nation Newspaper
FG not serious about stopping killer herdsmen —FalanaNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

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N2.1 billion fraud: Dokpesi’s personal assistant exposes him in court – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

N2.1 billion fraud: Dokpesi's personal assistant exposes him in court
Daily Post Nigeria
Gabriel Agorye, the prosecution witness in the trial of former Chairman of DAAR Communication, Raymond Dokpesi, has opened up on how he withdrew N40 million from his First Bank account. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commissions, EFCC, had charged ...
Dasukigate: Witnesses narrate how cash are withdrawn and delivered to DokpesiWorldStage
Alleged N2.1bn Fraud: How I Withdrew N40m For Dokpesi, Aide Opens Up In CourtLeadership Newspapers
N2.1bn 'fraud': Dokpesi's PA testifies against him in courtTheCable

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2019: Atiku Abubakar is the right man for the job … – Group – Vanguard


Vanguard

2019: Atiku Abubakar is the right man for the job … – Group
Vanguard
Abakaliki – A group, the Atiku Presidential Mandate Network (APMAN), has called on youths to support the former Nigeria's Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar for the 2019 presidential bid. Mr Samuel Ngbede, the Ebonyi Coordinator of APMAN, made the ...
Youths Shall Be Considered As Priority In Appointments Under Atiku – Youth GroupThe Nigerian Voice (press release) (blog)

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Navy Destroys 150 Illegal Refineries – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers

Navy Destroys 150 Illegal Refineries
Leadership Newspapers
Rear Adm. Victor Adedipe, the outgone Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Eastern Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy, Calabar, says the command destroyed no fewer than 150 illegal refineries between June 2017 and January 2018. Adedipe said that the illegal ...
150 illegal refineries destroyed within 7 months – NavyP.M. News

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Breaking: Ex-Lagos police boss Fatai Owoseni becomes new Benue CP – Vanguard


Vanguard

Breaking: Ex-Lagos police boss Fatai Owoseni becomes new Benue CP
Vanguard
The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Kpotum Idris, has appointed the former Lagos state Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, as the new Commissioner of Police, Benue State Command. New Benue CP, Fatai Owoseni. Owoseni, will replace Bashir Makama ...
Fatai Owoseni appointed new police commissioner for Benue StateDaily Post Nigeria
Ex-Lagos CP, Fatai Owoseni appointed new Benue CPTVC News
Appointment of Fatai Owoseni as CP of Benue: Much Ado About NothingSundiataPost (press release) (blog)
Nigeria News
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Boroffice welcomes Oke, others to APC – Vanguard


Vanguard

Boroffice welcomes Oke, others to APC
Vanguard
Prof. Ajayi Boroffice, Senator representing Ondo North Senatorial District has applauded the return of the former legal adviser of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olusola Oke and his supporters to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State ...
2019 election: Senator Boroffice reacts to return of Olusola Oke to APCDaily Post Nigeria
AD, DPP former governorship candidates defect to APC in OndoNational Accord
Olusola Oke, others return to APCTVC News
Naija News -Wetinhappen Magazine (blog) -Osun Defender (blog)
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Lagos Police kill 2 robbers, recover loot – Vanguard


Vanguard

Lagos Police kill 2 robbers, recover loot
Vanguard
Two suspected robbers were killed, yesterday, by Police operatives acting on a tip-off that a six-man robbery gang had trailed and dispossessed a woman of the large sum of money she had gone to withdraw at a first generation bank in Satellite Town ...
Return of Badoo ritual killings in LagosThe Punch

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Petition against Army Wike’s ploy for 2019 – Senator Abe – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Petition against Army Wike's ploy for 2019 – Senator Abe
Daily Post Nigeria
The senator representing Rivers South East senatorial district, Magnus Abe has said that he will not attend the public hearing on a petition written against the Nigerian Army by the Civil Liberties Organisation. Abe, in a letter he wrote to the Speaker ...
Wike warns against voting for APC in 2019Vanguard
Women endorse Wike for second termThe Nation Newspaper
Nigeria is in crisis, says WikeThe Punch
New Telegraph Newspaper
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Court ruling on IPOB as terrorist organisation denigration of judiciary—Ohanaeze – Vanguard


Vanguard

Court ruling on IPOB as terrorist organisation denigration of judiciary—Ohanaeze
Vanguard
ABUJA—The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, yesterday, declined to set-aside the order that designated the Indigeniuos People of Biafra, IPOB, as a terrorist organisation. IPOB members. The court, in a ruling that was delivered by the Acting ...
Court Affirms Proscription Of IPOBLeadership Newspapers
Court affirms IPOB's proscriptionThe Punch
Biafra: Ohanaeze rejects court's judgment on IPOBDaily Post Nigeria
The Tide -BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog) -THISDAY Newspapers -Independent Newspapers Limited
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Kogi East Rejects Cattle Colonies in Igala Land – THISDAY Newspapers


THISDAY Newspapers

Kogi East Rejects Cattle Colonies in Igala Land
THISDAY Newspapers
Despite the offer of land by Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State to the federal government, the people of Kogi East, cutting across nine local government areas in the state, have petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari, saying they have rejected cattle ...
Outrage in Kogi over Bello's readiness to allow cattle coloniesVanguard
We Will Resist Establishment Of Cattle Colonies in Kogi – Dino Warns BelloBuzz Reporters (press release) (blog)

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Dogara urges Buhari to sign PIGB – Vanguard


Vanguard

Dogara urges Buhari to sign PIGB
Vanguard
ABUJA—Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently sign into law the Petroleum Industry Governance Bills, PIGB, when it gets to him. Yakubu Dogara. It will be recalled that the bill was ...
How PIGB will end fuel scarcity, ensure oil industry transparency – SarakiPremium Times
Dogara Urges PMB's Assent To PIGBLeadership Newspapers
Nigeria: Petroleum Bill Now Ready for Buhari to Sign, Says DogaraAllAfrica.com
TheCable -Guardian (blog) -The Tide -Daily Trust
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Sultan indicts FG, security agencies over herdsmen killings – Vanguard


Vanguard

Sultan indicts FG, security agencies over herdsmen killings
Vanguard
ABUJA – The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Mohammad Sa'ad Abubakar III, yesterday, indicted the federal government and security agencies over the killings of farmers by Fulani herdsmen across the country, including Benue and Taraba states. He also exonerated ...
Herdsmen Are Not Terrorists – SultanLeadership Newspapers
Governor Lalong: Humility so rareDaily Trust
Nigerians feel so vulnerableThe Punch
Daily Post Nigeria -TheCable -SaharaReporters.com -Premium Times
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Osinbajo, nine govs on panel to end killings by herdsmen – The Punch


The Punch

Osinbajo, nine govs on panel to end killings by herdsmen
The Punch
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo is chairing a committee comprising nine state governors to end the killings by herdsmen in parts of the country. This was one of the decisions reached at a meeting of the National Economic Council held at the Presidential ...
Herdsmen, farmers violence: Osinbajo leads nine governors to find solutionsPremium Times
Osinbajo heads 10-member Committee on herdsmen/farmers conflictsVanguard
Osinbajo to head 10-man committee to address herdsmen killingsBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
The Nation Newspaper -Daily Post Nigeria -CHANNELS TELEVISION -TheCable
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10 arrested as task force seizes 120 motorcycles – The Nation Newspaper


The Nation Newspaper

10 arrested as task force seizes 120 motorcycles
The Nation Newspaper
The Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Enforcement Agency (Task Force) yesterday impounded 120 motorcycles and arrested 10 Okada riders. The riders were arrested at 2nd Rainbow Bus-stop near Mile 2 and Ijesha on the Apapa – Oshodi Expressroad. Okada ...
120 motorcycles seized in LagosThe Punch
Lagos State Task Force Arrest 10 Motorcycle Riders, Impounded 120Leadership Newspapers
Lagos renews war on Okada riders, impounds 120 motorcyclesNew Telegraph Newspaper
Guardian (blog)
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Fire guts Imo deputy governor’s lodge – The Nation Newspaper


The Nation Newspaper

Fire guts Imo deputy governor's lodge
The Nation Newspaper
Fire yesterday gutted the official residence of the Imo State Deputy Governor, Eze Madumere, at the Commissioners quarters in Owerri. The fire, which started about 1.30pm, burnt the bus assigned to the press unit in the Deputy Governor's convoy, and ...
Fire Guts Imo Deputy Governor's ResidenceCHANNELS TELEVISION
Imo Deputy Governor's house gutted by firePremium Times
Fire Guts Imo Deputy Gov's Official ResidenceLeadership Newspapers

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Benue killings: You are hypocrites, PDP tells APC governors, ministers – Vanguard


Vanguard

Benue killings: You are hypocrites, PDP tells APC governors, ministers
Vanguard
ABUJA – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has chided the All Progressives Congress (APC) governors and some serving ministers on their silence on the failure of President Muhammadu Buhari to visit Benue state over the killings of scores of citizens in ...
What A Cow Says About The President, By Azu IshiekwenePremium Times
Herdsmen killings: Benue people storm Abuja in protest, say enough is enoughDaily Post Nigeria
Govs Vow To Bring Pepetrators Of Benue Killings To BookLeadership Newspapers
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Investigate alleged murder of Ogbalor, Isoko group tells IGP – Vanguard


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Investigate alleged murder of Ogbalor, Isoko group tells IGP
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The Isoko motoring group has call on the Inspector-General of police Ibrahim Idris to investigate the alleged murder of the former president of Isoko youths Chief Anthony Ogbalor who was recently paraded by the Delta State Command of the Nigeria Police ...
Suspected kidnapper dies in police custodyDaily Post Nigeria
Notorious Kidnap Suspect, Dracula dies in Delta Police CustodyDaily Trust
Police Tortures Alleged Isoko Kidnap Kingpin To Death In CustodySaharaReporters.com
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Politicians focused on 2019 elections, not on how to end killings – Shehu Sani – The Punch


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Politicians focused on 2019 elections, not on how to end killings – Shehu Sani
The Punch
The Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has berated Nigerian leaders of insensitivity to ending the wanton killings in some parts of the country, most especially Benue State. He said this on Thursday at a national conference organised in ...
Politicians after re-election – SaniThe Nation Newspaper
Attacks On Kaduna Senators: Court Compels IGP To Investigate el-Rufai's AideLeadership Newspapers
APC, A Reluctant Ruling Party, PDP, A Timid Opposition – Shehu SanniIndependent Newspapers Limited
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Kwara Governor, Ahmed dissolves cabinet – Daily Post Nigeria


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Kwara Governor, Ahmed dissolves cabinet
Daily Post Nigeria
The Governor of Kwara State, Abdulfatah Ahmed has dissolved the State's executive council with immediate effect. A statement by the Governor's Secretary, Isiaka Sola Gold noted that,19 commissioners, 16 Special Advisers, seven Senior Special Assistants ...
Herdsmen/Farmers Clash: Kwara directs police to ensure compliance with compensation mechanismPremium Times
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Teachers Sack: Kaduna NUT calls off strike, backs El-Rufai’s education reform – Premium Times


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Teachers Sack: Kaduna NUT calls off strike, backs El-Rufai's education reform
Premium Times
The Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, has called off its indefinite strike in Kaduna State. Public primary and secondary school teachers in the state embarked on the strike 10 days ago over the sack of over 21,000 of primary school teachers the state ...
Kaduna NUT suspends strikeVanguard
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Anambra Central: Jubilation in Anambra over Umeh’s swearing-in – Daily Post Nigeria


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Anambra Central: Jubilation in Anambra over Umeh's swearing-in
Daily Post Nigeria
The swearing-in of Chief Victor Umeh on Thursday as the Senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial District yesterday threw his constituents into jubilation. Jubilation broke at about midday, after Umeh was sworn in at 11am. As soon as the news of ...
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Politicians are killing Nigerians, Senator cries outPulse Nigeria
Umeh takes oath of office, calls for implementation of Confab reportThe Nation Newspaper
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Olusola Oke, others return to APC – Daily Post Nigeria


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Olusola Oke, others return to APC
Daily Post Nigeria
The governorship candidate of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) in the 2016 gubernatorial election in Ondo State, Chief Olusola Oke, SAN, has returned to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Oke was received into the APC by the acting Chairman, Engr Ade ...
Oke, supporters return to APCPremium Times
AD, DPP former governorship candidates defect to APC in OndoVanguard
We've put the past behind us, Akeredolu tells OkeThe Nation Newspaper
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Suspected herdsmen strike in Ekiti, kill pregnant woman – Vanguard


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Suspected herdsmen strike in Ekiti, kill pregnant woman
Vanguard
Ado-Ekiti – Barely twenty four hours after Governor Ayo Fayose's peace meeting with Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, farmers and local hunters in the state, suspected herdsmen invaded Orin-Ekiti on Thursday, killing a pregnant woman and ...
Herdsmen killings: Ekiti Speaker faults FG's slow responseDaily Post Nigeria
Pregnant woman murdered in EkitiPremium Times
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Benue Killings: Police PRO is herdsmen spokesman – Gov. Ortom alleges – Daily Post Nigeria


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Benue Killings: Police PRO is herdsmen spokesman – Gov. Ortom alleges
Daily Post Nigeria
Benue state government has accused the Nigeria police of taking sides with Fulani herdsmen by claiming that Benue militia groups were armed with AK 47. Jimoh Moshood had stated that the police had evidences showing that the ranch guards were armed with ...
Killings: 'Mischievous Politicians' Are Worsening Situation – PoliceCHANNELS TELEVISION

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Wike To Nigerians: Supporting APC In 2019 Is Akin To Digging Nation’s Grave – Leadership Newspapers


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Wike To Nigerians: Supporting APC In 2019 Is Akin To Digging Nation's Grave
Leadership Newspapers
Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, declared that supporting the All Progressives Congress (APC) to form the Federal Government in 2019 is akin to digging the nation's grave, as the country is already dead since they gained control in 2015 ...
Why we are pleased with Wike – APCDaily Post Nigeria
Rivers Residents Endorse Wike For Second TermCHANNELS TELEVISION
Thousands storm P-Harcourt Govt House, endorse Wike for re-electionVanguard
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Newly sworn-in Senator, Victor Umeh reinforces commitment to national unity – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Newly sworn-in Senator, Victor Umeh reinforces commitment to national unity
Daily Post Nigeria
The newly sworn-in lawmaker representing Anambra Central Senatorial district, Victor Umeh has said that he was committed to those things that would unite the nation. Speaking with Senate Press Corps after being sworn in on Thursday, he berated those ...
Saraki swears-in UmehBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
Senate swears-in Victor Umeh as SenatorThe Eagle Online
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Libya returnees appeal to Obaseki to fulfill pledge of N100m – Vanguard


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Libya returnees appeal to Obaseki to fulfill pledge of N100m
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Some returnees from Libya have appealed to Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo to fulfill his pledge and release the grant of N100 million for 150 hectares of land to them. Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki (wearing a white face cap), with a cross ...
Libya returnees: NAPTIP renews cooperation with Edo GovtGuardian (blog)
Edo, Sahara Energy to power public utilities with gasThe Nation Newspaper
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Police hunt for kidnappers of 4 foreigners in Kaduna – The News


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Police hunt for kidnappers of 4 foreigners in Kaduna
The News
Kaduna State Police Command said it had since swung into action as it had deployed its anti-kidnap unit to rescue four foreign nationals abducted on Kwoi-Jere road in Kagarko local government area of Kaduna State on Wednesday. The Police Public ...
Kidnappers kill 2 policemen, abduct 4 expatriates in KadunaVanguard
UPDATED: Gunmen abduct two foreigners in KadunaTV360
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2019: Buhari warns against electoral violence, says Jonathan has set the tone – Vanguard


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2019: Buhari warns against electoral violence, says Jonathan has set the tone
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ABUJA – President Muhammadu Buhari has formally reacted to the release of the 2019 election timetable and schedule of activities by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, warning actors in the political space against a resort to violence ...
Ben Nwabueze: Rising public cynicism on Buhari's anti-corruption warDaily Post Nigeria
2019 elections must be peaceful-BuhariDaily Trust
Does Buhari really love Nigeria?TheCable
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You don’t own Kogi State – Community leader warns Gov. Bello over cattle colony – Daily Post Nigeria


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You don't own Kogi State – Community leader warns Gov. Bello over cattle colony
Daily Post Nigeria
A community leader in Kogi State Prince Alhassan Ejike has warned Governor Yahaya Bello not to venture into the establishment of cattle colonies in any part of the State. Prince Ejike stated this in an interactive session with newsmen in Lokoja on ...
Stop coercing states to accept grazing reserves, CAN tells FGVanguard
Cattle Colony: You're not the owner of Kogi, Community leader warns BelloThe Punch
The cattle colonies' planDaily Trust
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Nigeria Air Force destroys Boko Haram workshop in Sambisa – TV360


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Nigeria Air Force destroys Boko Haram workshop in Sambisa
TV360
The Nigerian Air force says it has destroyed a Boko Haram workshop in the Sambisa general area. The Air Force in a statement by its, Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Vice Marshal, Olatokuno Adesanyan said the workshop was destroyed ...
NAF aircraft destroys Boko Haram vehicle workshop,kills manyVanguard
Boko Haram members killed as NAF blows sect's workshop in Sambisa [VIDEO]Daily Post Nigeria
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Fashola: Works ministry didn’t carry out any capital project in 2017 – TheCable


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Fashola: Works ministry didn't carry out any capital project in 2017
TheCable
Babatunde Fashola says the works arm of his three-fold portfolio did not carry out any capital project in 2017. Fashola, who heads the ministry of works, power and housing, made this known on Wednesday when he appeared before a senate committee to ...
No capital project implemented in Power Ministry in 2017 – FasholaPremium Times
Fed Govt to open door for more metering manufacturers, othersThe Nation Newspaper
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Stay away from Uvwie land dispute, Reps caution Army, others – Vanguard


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Stay away from Uvwie land dispute, Reps caution Army, others
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ABUJA—MEMBERS of the House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions, yesterday, ordered military authorities and other stakeholders to stay away from the disputed land belonging to natives of Effurun in Uvwie Kingdom, Delta State. The ...
Stay away from disputed Effurun land, Reps tell ArmyNews Agency of Nigeria (press release)

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Kidnappers kill 2 policemen, abduct 4 expatriates in Kaduna – Vanguard


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Kidnappers kill 2 policemen, abduct 4 expatriates in Kaduna
Vanguard
Four expatriates, two Americans and two Canadians were, Tuesday evening, kidnapped on Kwoi-Jere Road in Kagarko Local Government Area of Kaduna State by gunmen. It was gathered that the victims had visited Kafanchan and Kaura, but were ambushed on ...
Four foreign nationals kidnapped in KadunaP.M. News
4 expatriates abducted in KadunaDaily Trust
Kidnappers kill two policemen, abduct four expatriatesThe Punch
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Kidnappers kill 2 policemen, abduct 4 expatriates in Kaduna – Vanguard


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Kidnappers kill 2 policemen, abduct 4 expatriates in Kaduna
Vanguard
Four expatriates, two Americans and two Canadians were, Tuesday evening, kidnapped on Kwoi-Jere Road in Kagarko Local Government Area of Kaduna State by gunmen. It was gathered that the victims had visited Kafanchan and Kaura, but were ambushed on ...
4 expatriates abducted in KadunaDaily Trust
Kidnappers Kill Two Policemen, Abduct Two Foreigners In KadunaLeadership Newspapers
2 Canadians, 2 Americans reportedly Kidnapped in KadunaBellaNaija
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Judge Orders Service On Innocent Chukwuma Chairman Of Innoson Motors In Open Court – SaharaReporters.com


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Judge Orders Service On Innocent Chukwuma Chairman Of Innoson Motors In Open Court
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A visibly angry Justice Mojisola Dada on Wednesday ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to serve Mr. Innocent Chukwuma, chairman of Innoson Motors Nigeria Limited in open court. by SaharaReporters, NY Jan 17, 2018. A visibly ...
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2000mw of electricity wasting ―Fashola – NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)


NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

2000mw of electricity wasting ―Fashola
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
DUE to lack of enough capacity by Distribution Companies (DisCos) to evacuate electricity produced, about 2,000mw is lying idle, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has said. Briefing State House correspondents on the outcome of the ...

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Catholic Bishops to FG: Be decisive in tackling problems, danger looms – Daily Post Nigeria


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Catholic Bishops to FG: Be decisive in tackling problems, danger looms
Daily Post Nigeria
Catholic Bishops of the Ibadan Ecclesiastical Province have charged the Federal Government to be decisive in tackling the various evils bedevilling the country. They said “if we do not find a credible solution to the problems, Nigeria might face a most ...
Fulani Herdsmen/ Farmers Clashes: Way out of the CrisisThe News
A Bovine Stench In the Polity, By Dele AgekamehPremium Times
Between Climate Change And Herdsmen CrisisLeadership Newspapers
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Hurdles As APC Seeks To Upstage PDP In S/South, S/East – Leadership Newspapers


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Hurdles As APC Seeks To Upstage PDP In S/South, S/East
Leadership Newspapers
Recently, the All Progressives Congress (APC) set up a team to strategize on how it would gain dominance in South-East and South-South regions, ahead of the 2019 general elections. CHIBUZO UKAIBE writes on the task ahead and the issues arising. The ...
Rowdy session as PDP senators prevent colleague from defecting to APCDaily Post Nigeria
Breaking: Rowdy Session as PDP Senators prevent colleague from dumping the partyVanguard
Drama as PDP Senators block colleague's defection to APCPremium Times
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Alleged Fraud: Innoson Boss Absent In Court For Arraignment – CHANNELS TELEVISION


CHANNELS TELEVISION

Alleged Fraud: Innoson Boss Absent In Court For Arraignment
CHANNELS TELEVISION
Chairman of Innoson Nigeria Limited, Innocent Chukwuma, failed to show up at the Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja on Wednesday for his arraignment on allegations of fraud. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had filed four counts ...
Innoson Motors boss fails to appear in Lagos court for arraignmentPremium Times

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Chibok girls in new Boko Haram video spoke under duress – BBOG – Daily Post Nigeria


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Chibok girls in new Boko Haram video spoke under duress – BBOG
Daily Post Nigeria
A front line member of the #Bring Back Our Girls, Dr. Allen Manasseh, on Wednesday, said, his group did not make any statement with regards to the new video released by the Abubakar Shekau – led faction of the Boko Haram because they believe it was the ...
Boko Haram kills nine in NE NigeriaNews24
12 killed, 48 wounded in suicide bomb attack in MaiduguriThe Nation Newspaper
Suspected Boko Haram Suicide Bombers Kill 12, Injure 48U.S. News & World Report
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Gov. Bello appoints 21 new Perm Sec – Daily Post Nigeria


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Gov. Bello appoints 21 new Perm Sec
Daily Post Nigeria
Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello,has approved the appointment of 21 new permanent secretaries into the state civil service. Bello who also retained three old permanent secretaries said the appointments were made in furtherance of the ongoing ...
Kogi to become leading cassava producer- OfficialThe News
Kogi govt approves appointment of 21 perm secsDaily Trust
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Customs Officials Kill 1, Injured 2 In Lagos – SaharaReporters.com


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Customs Officials Kill 1, Injured 2 In Lagos
SaharaReporters.com
Narrating the incidence, one of the passengers said they were shocked when they were stopped and customs official immediately opened fire on them. by Saharareporters, New York Jan 17, 2018. Men of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), today, shot and ...
One feared dead, others injured in hoodlums, customs clashThe Nation Newspaper
Customs officers allegedly shot bus driver to death in LagosDaily Post Nigeria
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N’Delta militants demand restructuring, threaten fresh attacks – Vanguard


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N'Delta militants demand restructuring, threaten fresh attacks
Vanguard
WARRI – THE Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, Wednesday, called for restructuring of the country, declaring anybody opposed to it, including the Federal Government as enemy. File: Militants before the federal govt amnesty programme. The group in a statement ...
Niger Delta Avengers To Resume Massive Attack Oil Facilities, Demand RestructuringSaharaReporters.com
Niger Delta Avengers vows to launch deadly attack on pipeline in few daysDaily Post Nigeria
Avengers threaten fresh attack on Nigeria's oil facilitiesThe Nation Newspaper
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EFCC Arraigns Justice Yunusa, Rickey-Tarfa’s Staff For Alleged Gratification – SaharaReporters.com


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EFCC Arraigns Justice Yunusa, Rickey-Tarfa's Staff For Alleged Gratification
SaharaReporters.com
Count 1 of the charge claims that Justice Yunusa between February and September of 2015, attempted to “pervert the course of justice by engaging in constant private and confidential telephone conversations” with Mr. Rickey Tarfa (SAN), who was at the ...
EFCC arraigns dismissed Justice Mohammed Yunusa on corruption chargesPremium Times
Federal high court judge, Yinusa docked for corruption offencesVanguard
EFCC arraigns Justice Yunusa for 'perversion of justice'The Nation Newspaper
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Killings: Buhari should’ve visited Benue, not elders coming to Aso Villa – Shehu Sani – Vanguard


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Killings: Buhari should've visited Benue, not elders coming to Aso Villa – Shehu Sani
Vanguard
Senator representing Kaduna Central under the All Progressives Congress (APC) party, Senator Shehu Sani, has said that Benue state elders shouldn't have visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Villa over the recent killings of their indigenes by ...
Benue Killings: Mark, others commend Senate's interventionDaily Post Nigeria
Fuel Scarcity: Senators reject committee's reportTV360
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Wike splashes N60m on Go Round FC – The Nation Newspaper


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Wike splashes N60m on Go Round FC
The Nation Newspaper
Governor of Rivers State, Barrister Nyesom Wike (CON) on Tuesday afternoon splashed sixty million naira on Go Round Football Club for gaining promotion to the Nigeria Professional Football League and winning the Nigeria National League, NNL Super 4 in ...
Omoku Killings: RSG Donates N50m To One-Year-Old Orphan …Says Nigerians Unhappy With Nation's DirectionThe Tide
Wike assures ONELGA people of enhanced securityNew Telegraph Newspaper

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UNILAG to begin 50th convocation ceremonies Feb. 19 – Vanguard


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UNILAG to begin 50th convocation ceremonies Feb. 19
Vanguard
The University of Lagos (UNILAG) says it will begin its 50th convocation ceremonies for the 2016/2017 academic session on Feb. 19. Professor Ołuwatoyin Temitayo Ogundipe. The institution's Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, disclosed this on ...
UNILAG Reveal Plans For 50th Convocation CeremoniesNaija News
UNILAG Set For 50th Convocation CeremoniesNigeria News
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Alleged missing of $44m in NIA: Reps to probe new DG – TVC News


TVC News

Alleged missing of $44m in NIA: Reps to probe new DG
TVC News
the House of Representatives on resumption of plenary for 2018, yesterday, resolved to probe the newly appointed Director-General, Mr. Rufai Abubakar. The House also resolved to investigate Abubakar's nationality, citizenship and competence which came ...
NIA: Top Staff, Retirees May Petition Buhari Over Abubakar's AppointmentIndependent Newspapers Limited
Reps probe NIA over $44m cash movementDaily Trust
Why ONSA Ordered Movement of $44m Belonging to NIA to SafetyTHISDAY Newspapers
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Fulani herdsmen: Again, Ohanaeze rejects cattle colonies, condemns killings – Daily Post Nigeria


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Fulani herdsmen: Again, Ohanaeze rejects cattle colonies, condemns killings
Daily Post Nigeria
Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, has rejected Federal government's proposed cattle colonies in order to curb the activities of Fulani Herdsmen. The organisation stressed that grazing colonies was not only against the bible ...
Killings: IPOB charges South-East govs, Ohanaeze on open grazing banVanguard
Fulani herdsmen: Speak up now, IPOB charges S'East governorsNew Telegraph Newspaper
Speak Out Against Fulani Herdsmen, IPOB Tells S' East Govs, Ohaneze NdigboIndependent Newspapers Limited

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EFCC arraigns ex-governor’s son for alleged N92m fraud – Information Nigeria


Information Nigeria

EFCC arraigns ex-governor's son for alleged N92m fraud
Information Nigeria
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will arraign the son of the ex-Nasarawa State governor and the senator representing Nasarawa-West senatorial district, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, Mohammed Adamu with alleged fraud to the tune of N92m ...
Alleged N92m contract: Ex-Nasarawa governor's son for trialThe Nation Newspaper
EFCC charges senator's son with N92m fraudThe Punch
N92m Fraud: EFCC arraigns governor's son tomorrowP.M. News
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We have compensated residents affected by Lagos, Ibadan rail line – Nigerian govt – Daily Post Nigeria


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We have compensated residents affected by Lagos, Ibadan rail line – Nigerian govt
Daily Post Nigeria
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says the federal government of Nigeria has paid compensation to all residents affected by the ongoing new Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge lines. Amaechi disclosed this on Tuesday at Papalanto in Ogun State ...
Amechi concerned over set backs on construction of Lagos-Ibadan railway lineTV360
Delivering standard gauge in December shaky, says AmaechiThe Nation Newspaper
Lagos- Ibadan railway: We're battling with time — AmaechiDaily Trust
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Imam arrested with human organs in Lagos – Daily Post Nigeria


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Imam arrested with human organs in Lagos
Daily Post Nigeria
Men of the Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday arrested an Islamic cleric, Alfa Kayode Abdul-Fatai in Alakuko area of the State over alleged illegal possession of human parts, including a female private organ. The suspect, who was arrested at No. 4 ...
Private parts, heart, kidney found with Lagos alfaVanguard
Alfa arrested over possession of human partsPulse Nigeria
Alfa arrested with heart, private parts in LagosThe Punch
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We paid ransom twice for Hosea Ibi, not knowing they were murderers—Gov Ishaku – Vanguard


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We paid ransom twice for Hosea Ibi, not knowing they were murderers—Gov Ishaku
Vanguard
Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State, yesterday, revealed that they paid ransom twice for the murdered member of the state House of Assembly, Mr. Hosea Ibi, representing Takum I. Gov Darius Ishaku. Ishaku made the revelations when late Ibi's ...
Presidency Plotting To Rig Katsina NASS By-election – PDPLeadership Newspapers
Taraba gov wants lawmaker's killers arrestedThe Punch
Killing of lawmaker: Govt imposes curfew on TakumDaily Trust
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AkWA IBOM: Emmanuel takes on Godswill – Vanguard


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AkWA IBOM: Emmanuel takes on Godswill
Vanguard
Within ten days, two political disciples of former Governor Godswill Akpabio were sacked from the cabinet of his handpicked successor, Governor Udom Emmanuel and as such, bringing to reality the long envisaged political combat that many have either ...
Akpabio speaks on rift with Gov. EmmanuelDaily Post Nigeria
Government can't be stopped by anybody – Gov. EmmanuelPremium Times
I can't negotiate A'Ibom unity – Gov EmmanuelThe Nation Newspaper
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Kaduna Protest: el-Rufai’s Aide Denies Allegation Of Sponsoring Thugs – Leadership Newspapers


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Kaduna Protest: el-Rufai's Aide Denies Allegation Of Sponsoring Thugs
Leadership Newspapers
Special assistant to Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, on Public Affairs, Mukhtar Maigamo, has called on Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to stop dragging his name in its activities, saying he did not sponsor thugs to disrupt the union's ...
Ex-President Jonathan denies comment on Gov el-Rufai's campaign fundsVanguard

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Nigeria practicing ‘military democracy’ under Buhari – APC Chieftain, Bisi Akande – Daily Post Nigeria


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Nigeria practicing 'military democracy' under Buhari – APC Chieftain, Bisi Akande
Daily Post Nigeria
Bisi Akande, a former Interim National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said Nigeria is practicing a “military democracy” under the President Muhammadu Buhari's government. The former APC National Chairman said there was no way ...
Akande Blames System Of Government For Herdsmen AttacksCHANNELS TELEVISION
Bisi Akande Calls For Change Of Nigeria's ConstitutionAfrica Independent Television
Why attacks persist, by Bisi Akande, as PDP donates to victimsGuardian (blog)
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N9bn arrears: Prepare for Occupy Calabar, pensioners tell Ayade, Speaker, relatives – Vanguard


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N9bn arrears: Prepare for Occupy Calabar, pensioners tell Ayade, Speaker, relatives
Vanguard
CALABAR—CROSS River State local government pensioners have told Governor Ben Ayade, the Speaker of the state House of Assembly and relatives to prepare for them (pensioners), as they will be occupying Calabar, the state capital, over N9 billion owed ...
N9bn unpaid gratuities: LG retirees give Ayade ultimatumThe Punch
Cross River gets one month ultimatum to pay pension arrearsGuardian (blog)
Pensioners threaten to occupy Ayade's office over N9bn arrearsNew Telegraph Newspaper

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Benue Killings: Ortom Apologises To Al-Makura, Forgives Lalong – Leadership Newspapers


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Benue Killings: Ortom Apologises To Al-Makura, Forgives Lalong
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The governor who made his mind known during a courtesy visit by a delegation from Plateau led by the Plateau State commissioner for Lands and Survey, Festus Fwanter, also apologised to the Nasarawa State government for the comments he made against the ...
Don't cause panic in Makurdi, Ortom warnsThe Nation Newspaper
Plateau's delegation sympathises, apologises to Benue State peopleGuardian (blog)
Ortom accepts Lalong's apologyThe Punch
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -Royal News (satire) (press release) (blog)
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Killings: Senators Seek State Police, Signing Of Peace Corps Bill – Leadership Newspapers


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Killings: Senators Seek State Police, Signing Of Peace Corps Bill
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Senate yesterday gave the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, 14-day ultimatum to arrest, investigate and hand over to Benue State Attorney General for prosecution the perpetrators of killings that recently took place in Benue State. It also ...
Senate issues IGP 14-day ultimatum over Benue killingsThe Punch
8 things Saraki said in 2018 resumption speechDaily Post Nigeria
Senate Gives IG 14 Days to Arrest Perpetrators of Benue KillingsTHISDAY Newspapers
Daily Trust -Premium Times -Vanguard -BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
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FCTA demolishes Patience Jonathan’s property in Abuja – The Punch


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FCTA demolishes Patience Jonathan's property in Abuja
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The Development Control Department of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, on Tuesday demolished a property allegedly belonging to the wife of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience. The FCT stated that the building, which was located along ...
Patience Jonathan's property demolished in AbujaDaily Post Nigeria
FCTA Pulls Down Patience Jonathan's Building In AbujaNigeria News
Patience Jonathan's Property in Abuja Demolished by FCTANigeria Today
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Lagos Police Inaugurate Operation To Check Cultism – The Tide


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Lagos Police Inaugurate Operation To Check Cultism
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The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Edgal Imohimi, yesterday inaugurated 'Operation Know Your Neighbour' to check cultism and drug peddling in the state. He inaugurated the operation during a town hall meeting hosted by Area G Command in Ogba ...
How fraudsters attempted to defraud LASG, impersonates Ambode by witnessesVanguard
How artisans tried to steal N50m – Lagos AGThe Punch
2 men docked for cloning Ambode's phone lineP.M. News
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A’Ibom raids: Army kills two more militants – The Punch


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A'Ibom raids: Army kills two more militants
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The troops of 2 Brigade, Nigerian Army, have killed two more militants, including the second-in-command to a suspected kidnap kingpin, Akaninyene Jumbo, aka Iso Akpafit, who was killed by the troops on Monday. The militants, Aniebet Udoh and Thankgod ...
Army raids cultists' hideout, kills ring leaderThe Nation Newspaper
Soldiers kill A' Ibom most wanted criminalsNew Telegraph Newspaper
Army Kill Two More Etim Ekpo TormentorsIndependent Newspapers Limited
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Jos youths foil DSS’ attempt to arrest preacher – The Punch


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Jos youths foil DSS' attempt to arrest preacher
The Punch
There was apprehension in Jos on Tuesday as youths numbering over 100 resisted the arrest of a radical pastor and the General Overseer of the Evangelical Outreach Ministries international, Prophet Isa El-Buba, `by operatives of the Department of State ...
DSS on Rampage, Harasses Clergy in JosTHISDAY Newspapers
Worshippers frustrate attempts to arrest pastorThe Nation Newspaper

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Savings Bond opens grassroots investment window – The Nation Newspaper


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Savings Bond opens grassroots investment window
The Nation Newspaper
The first Federal Government Savings Bond auction for the year began on January 8 and ended January 12. The two and three-year bonds, due in January 17, 2020 and January 17, 2021, were offered at 11.098 per cent and 12.098 per cent per annum ...
2017 Budget: N1.2trn released for capital projects – DMOVanguard
2017 budget: N1.2tn released for capital projects, says DMOThe Punch
DMO: FG to Borrow Additional $700m from Multilateral AgenciesTHISDAY Newspapers
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FCDA Demolishes ‘Patience Jonathan’s Building’ – CHANNELS TELEVISION


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FCDA Demolishes 'Patience Jonathan's Building'
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A building belonging to the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, has been demolished by the Federal Capital Development Authority. The building, located in Mabushi District of the nation's capital, houses a foundation belonging to Mrs ...
FCTA demolishes Patience Jonathan's property in AbujaPremium Times
Patience Jonathan's Abuja property demolished by FCTATheNewsGuru

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Breaking: Court remands Daily Times publishers in prison over alleged fraud – Vanguard


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Breaking: Court remands Daily Times publishers in prison over alleged fraud
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ABUJA – An Abuja Chief Magistrate Court sitting at Mpape, on Tuesday, remanded the publisher of Daily Times, Mr. Fidelis Anosike in prison custody over alleged N100million fraud. Equally remanded at kuje prison was the Managing Director of the company ...
Court sends Daily Times 'publishers' to prison over alleged fraudPremium Times

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EFCC quizzes ex-governor Jang – The Nation Newspaper


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EFCC quizzes ex-governor Jang
The Nation Newspaper
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday quizzed a former Governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang, over his tenure. Jang had allegedly spent N747.65billion in eight years but a Transition Committee led by Prof. Sonni Tyoden said he ...
EFCC grills former Plateau governor, JangDaily Post Nigeria
Jang in EFCC net as security agency arrests prominent Plateau cleric, El-BubaSundiataPost (press release) (blog)

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