Daily Archives: January 2, 2018

Abuja-Kaduna rail fares to increase – Minister – Vanguard


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Abuja-Kaduna rail fares to increase – Minister
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The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, says Federal Government may increase the transport fares of the rail services on the Abuja-Kaduna route following the inauguration of 10 new luxurious coaches. Ameachi announced this when he fielded ...
What Amaechi said after close-door meeting with BuhariDaily Post Nigeria
Amaechi: Kano to Abuja rail ticket too cheapTheCable
Buhari Reveals Plan For Rail Transport, Power Supply NationwideAfrica Independent Television
The Punch -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -P.M. News -The Whistler NG
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Driver kills boss, dumps body in septic tank – The Nation Newspaper


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Driver kills boss, dumps body in septic tank
The Nation Newspaper
A driver simply identified as Samson has been arrested for killing his boss and dumping his body in a septic tank at Ekiadokor area of Ovia North East local government area of the state. Two other suspects were also arrested in connection with the ...
Edo police command arrest driver for alleged killing of boss in EdoVanguard
Driver Abducts, Kills, Dumps Body of His Boss In Septic Tank In EdoNew Telegraph Newspaper

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APC, Ambode will lose in 2019 – PDP – Daily Post Nigeria


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APC, Ambode will lose in 2019 – PDP
Daily Post Nigeria
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, said on Tuesday it will shock the All Progressives Congress​, ​APC​,​ by winning the governorship election in Lagos in 2019​. ​ PDP Publicity Secretary in the state, Taofeek Gani, said the party had mapped out ...
The calculus of the Peoples Democratic Party's convention – Godwin EtakibuebuTheNewsGuru
How Smaller Parties Fared In 2017Independent Newspapers Limited

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Mixed reactions trail curfew review in Maiduguri – Vanguard


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Mixed reactions trail curfew review in Maiduguri
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Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai looks on at the headquaters of Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri, Borno State in northcentral Nigeria, on October 4, 2017. The United Kingdom is providing expert training to the Nigerian military in ...
Borno Govt. Reviews Curfew In MaiduguriLeadership Newspapers
Borno govt imposes 10-hour curfew across stateDaily Post Nigeria
Borno curfew increased by two hoursPremium Times
Africa Independent Television -News Agency of Nigeria (press release) -PRNigeria News (press release)
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Nigerians criticising Buhari for appointing dead persons, ‘stupid, senseless’ — Sagay – Premium Times


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Nigerians criticising Buhari for appointing dead persons, 'stupid, senseless' — Sagay
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A Nigerian legal scholar and supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday launched an attack on those scolding the president for offering federal appointments to dead persons. Itse Sagay Chairman, a law professor, who now serves as the chairman of ...
Dead board members: Critics are collectively stupid, Lilliputians – SagayVanguard
Sagay slams Buhari's critics over dead appointeesDaily Post Nigeria
Sagay: Buhari's critics over dead men's appointment are LilliputiansThe Nation Newspaper
Ripples Nigeria -Independent Newspapers Limited -Fellow Press (press release)
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JAMB generated N12 billion in 2017 -Oloyede – Premium Times


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JAMB generated N12 billion in 2017 -Oloyede
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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB says it generated N12 billion as income in 2017. The registrar of the board, Ishaq Oloyede, said this at a press conference in Ilorin on Monday. The registrar said the board remitted N7.8 billion to ...
JAMB to register two million for UTME – RegistrarDaily Post Nigeria
JAMB generated N12bn in 2017—RegistrarVanguard
JAMB to register 2m for UTME, remits N7.8b to FGThe Eagle Online
The Punch -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -Daily Trust -The Nation Newspaper
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Unlawful Detention: Innoson Slams N200 Billion Suit Against EFCC – Premium Times


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Unlawful Detention: Innoson Slams N200 Billion Suit Against EFCC
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Chief (Dr) Innocent Chukwuma, OFR has filed a N200 Billion lawsuit against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC in the High Court of Enugu State for malicious falsehood, defamation and unlawful imprisonment. The lawsuit which was filed by ...

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Video: God told me you cannot bring your political career to a close – Tunde Bakare – Vanguard


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Video: God told me you cannot bring your political career to a close – Tunde Bakare
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Pastor Tunde Bakare of the Latter Rain Assembly has said that God has told him that his political career has not ended as he had earlier contemplated. “This twelfth one is a difficult one for me. It may draw excitement or condemnation. I have tried my ...
God told me to run for president – Tunde BakarePremium Times
Tunde Bakare declares to run for president (VIDEO)Daily Post Nigeria
Bakare: Why I Want to Run for Presidency of NigeriaThe News
Pulse Nigeria -The Eagle Online -Information Nigeria -BellaNaija
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3 wounded as youths, Christians, Muslims clash in Ilorin – Vanguard


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3 wounded as youths, Christians, Muslims clash in Ilorin
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ILORIN-Irates youths in Taiwo area of Ilorin while performing annual youths Carnival in the area on the eve of new year clashed with religion worshippers during which three persons sustained serious injuries while vehicles and other domestic properties ...
Kwara: Governor Ahmed condemns New Year church attackDaily Post Nigeria
Bloodshed, violence usher in New Year in Rivers, Kaduna, KwaraThe Punch
Nigeria: Police Arrest 10 Suspects After New Year Attack On Worshippers in KwaraAllAfrica.com
BellaNaija -P.M. News -Guardian (blog) -Daily Trust
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Wanted kidnap suspect walks into police station to reclaim operational vehicle; arrested – Vanguard


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Wanted kidnap suspect walks into police station to reclaim operational vehicle; arrested
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ASABA—A kidnap suspect, Ojiedu Doctor, who had been on the wanted list of the Delta State Police Command, has been arrested as he walked into the Police Headquarters, Asaba, to reclaim a vehicle used for a kidnapping operation in 2015. The state's ...

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GOV POLL: I’ll give Osun a worthy successor — Aregbesola – Vanguard


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GOV POLL: I'll give Osun a worthy successor — Aregbesola
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Osogbo— Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State has promised not to leave a vacuum at the end of his tenure, promising to provide a worthy successor. Aregbesola. He also described his two-term administration as a reign of unbroken people-centred ...
2018: Aregbesola's wife presents gifts to first, second babies born in OsunDaily Post Nigeria
Group hails Aregbesola, Osun workers, on resolution of strikeGuardian (blog)
I will not leave vacuum at end of my tenure – AregbesolaThe Eagle Online
Nigeria Today -The Nation Newspaper -P.M. News -CHANNELS TELEVISION
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Gov Bello To Kogi Workers: Your Sacrifices Will Pay Off In 2018 – Leadership Newspapers


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Gov Bello To Kogi Workers: Your Sacrifices Will Pay Off In 2018
Leadership Newspapers
Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello has lauded the sacrifices of civil servants who endured financial constraints during the recently concluded state's civil service reforms. Bello gave the commendation in a statement by his chief press secretary, Petra ...
2018: Kogi Gov promises good governanceVanguard
Gov. Bello expects Agriculture to generate 15% of Kogi income in 2018P.M. News
Kogi plans to generate 15% of income from agricGuardian (blog)
Daily Trust -The Punch -Naija News -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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Oil communities in Ondo fault NDDC’s lopsided appointments – Vanguard


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Oil communities in Ondo fault NDDC's lopsided appointments
Vanguard
Akure—OIL Producing Communities in Ondo State, at the weekend, kicked against alleged lopsidedness in the distribution of top management positions in the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, for the past 17 years. Oil. Under the agies of the ...
Ondo community faults key jobs at NDDCThe Nation Newspaper
Rivers Community Tasks NDDC On Road ProjectIndependent Newspapers Limited

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Kogi Loses High Court Judge – Leadership Newspapers


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Kogi Loses High Court Judge
Leadership Newspapers
Justice Aromeh Benson Akogu, the Kabba Resident High Court Judge in Kogi handling the case of attempted assassination of Senator Dino Melaye is dead. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that the judge died in Anyigba on December 31, 2017 at about ...
Breaking: Judge handling Sen. Melaye's attempted assassination case is deadVanguard
High Court judge dies in KogiThe News
Judge handling Melaye's 'assassination' case dies during cross-over serviceTheCable

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Mbaka to Buhari: Change or Nigerians will change you in 2019 – The Punch


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Mbaka to Buhari: Change or Nigerians will change you in 2019
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Catholic priest and Spiritual Director of the Adoration Ministries, Enugu, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has warned President Muhammadu Buhari that Nigerians will 'change' him in 2019 if he does not change his style of leadership. The priest advised Buhari ...

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Goliaths will fall in 2018, says Adeboye – The Punch


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Goliaths will fall in 2018, says Adeboye
The Punch
The General Overseer Worldwide, Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on Sunday night predicted the fall of certain “significant goliaths” in 2018. This was just as the General Overseer of the Mountain of Fire and Miracles, Dr. Daniel ...
Goliaths will fall in 2018, Pastor Adeboye prophesisesPremium Times
Our 2018 predictions, by Adeboye, OlukoyaThe Nation Newspaper
RCCG Province 44 charges youths on productivityGuardian (blog)
Daily Post Nigeria -Information Nigeria -360Nobs.com -P.M. News
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God has asked me to run for Presidency — Bakare – The Punch


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God has asked me to run for Presidency — Bakare
The Punch
The Serving Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has said God has told him not to end his political career as he had earlier contemplated. Specifically, Bakare, who contested as the vice-presidential candidate on the platform of ...

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Delta LG polls: Patani APC candidate defects to PDP – Vanguard


Delta LG polls: Patani APC candidate defects to PDP
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PATANI—THE Vice-Chairmanship candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Patani Local Government Area, for the January 6 Delta State council polls, Abel Trakruowei, has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. APC & PDP. Trakruowei alongside ...

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Buhari inaugurates Nigeria’s first inland dry port Thursday – The Punch


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Buhari inaugurates Nigeria's first inland dry port Thursday
The Punch
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday inaugurate Nigeria's first inland dry port in Kaduna State. A dry port is an inland intermodal terminal directly connected by road, rail and air to a seaport and operates as a centre for trans-shipment of sea ...
Council plans to inaugurate Nigeria's first inland dry port in KadunaTODAY.NG
Buhari opens Nigeria's first inland dry port in Kaduna ThursdayDaily Trust
Buhari Visits Kaduna Thursday, To Commission Nigeria's First Inland Dry PortThe Whistler NG
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Our plans to tame human trafficking, by Edo Governor – The Nation Newspaper


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Our plans to tame human trafficking, by Edo Governor
The Nation Newspaper
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki yesterday spoke of his administration's effort to halt human trafficking and illegal migration in his domain. He said the state was partnering the Federal Government on a project that will compel people to travel ...
'No free funds to be frittered in Nigeria anymore'Vanguard
More Libyan Returnees to Be Trained, Reintegrated, Says Obaseki's AideTHISDAY Newspapers
Human trafficking: Edo partners FG on legal migrationNew Telegraph Newspaper
The Punch -The News -Daily Trust
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Buhari urged to approve $13.5b project – The Nation Newspaper


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Buhari urged to approve $13.5b project
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An Ijaw socio-political group, Patriots of Ijaw Nation (PIN), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to approve Zabazaba Deepwater Project, to boost local content in oil and gas industry. It spoke yesterday in Yenagoa in a statement by its Publicity ...

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Rivers New Year massacre: Peterside blasts Wike as death toll rises – Daily Post Nigeria


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Rivers New Year massacre: Peterside blasts Wike as death toll rises
Daily Post Nigeria
Death toll in the New Year massacre in Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni Local Government area of Rivers State has risen to twenty one. Reacting, the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA Dakuku Peterside sympathized with ...
How Amaechi warned me not to dare to vie for Rivers governorship in 2019 — Senator Magnus AbeThe Nation Newspaper
Elelenwo-Akpajo Road to be ready May —WikeVanguard
Rivers People'll Enjoy More Democracy Dividends – BanigoThe Tide

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2018: Prophet Omale releases 40 prophecies for Buhari, Atiku, Fayose [SEE LIST] – Daily Post Nigeria


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2018: Prophet Omale releases 40 prophecies for Buhari, Atiku, Fayose [SEE LIST]
Daily Post Nigeria
The Founder of the Divine Hand of God Prophetic Ministries International, Abuja, Prophet Emmanuel Omale has called for serious prayers for some political office holders including President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife, Aisha Buhari. According to him ...
Pondering Atiku's defection to PDP, By FEMI SALAKOBlueprint newspapers Limited (blog)
2018 Prophecies: APC's Downfall Near As God On Atiku's SideThe Whistler NG

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Lagos announces movement restriction in Agege over Pen Cinema Bridge – Daily Post Nigeria


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Lagos announces movement restriction in Agege over Pen Cinema Bridge
Daily Post Nigeria
Lagos State Government on Monday announced plans to enforce partial restriction of movement for motorists in Agege axis to accelerate the ongoing construction of Pen Cinema Flyover starting from January 4, 2018. In a statement by the Permanent ...
Lagos to divert traffic for Pen Cinema bridge workThe Nation Newspaper
Pen Cinema Bridge: Lagos Government announces traffic diversion from Jan. 4P.M. News

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#BokoHaram: 5 soldiers killed, 30 missing in Kanamma attack – Daily Trust


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#BokoHaram: 5 soldiers killed, 30 missing in Kanamma attack
Daily Trust
At least five soldiers have been killed and 30 missing in an evening attack on a military base in Kanamma town, headquarters of Yunusari local government area of Yobe state. Boko Haram is suspected to have carried out the attack. A top security source ...
Five soldiers killed, 30 missing' in Yobe Boko Haram attackGuardian (blog)
Boko Haram kill five soldiers, 30 missing in Yobe attackThe Nation Newspaper
Boko Haram kills five soldiers in YobeTODAY.NG

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Fani-Kayode attacks Buhari over killing of Kaduna traditional ruler – Daily Post Nigeria


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Fani-Kayode attacks Buhari over killing of Kaduna traditional ruler
Daily Post Nigeria
He said this in reaction to the murder of the Etum Numana and his pregnant wife at their home in Sanga, Southern Kaduna in the early hours of Monday. In a tweet, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain wrote, “Fulani herdsmen killed a traditional ...
El-Rufai condemns killing of community chief, wifePremium Times
Gunmen kill Southern Kaduna chief, wife on New Year dayDaily Trust
Gunmen kill Chief of Numana, pregnant wife in Kaduna StateThe Nation Newspaper
TheCable -New Telegraph Newspaper -CHANNELS TELEVISION -NTA News
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