Daily Archives: January 4, 2018

Customs donates 421 trailers of rice, others goods to IDPs – Vanguard


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Customs donates 421 trailers of rice, others goods to IDPs
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The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has donated 421 trailers of rice totalling 252,666 bags valued at N3.78 billion to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the last 22 months. The Spokesman of the NCS, Mr Joseph Attah, made this known to newsmen in ...

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Kwara Poly: State govt cuts tuition – The Punch


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Kwara Poly: State govt cuts tuition
The Punch
The Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed and the Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Dr. Ali Ahmad, on Thursday said the Joint Executive-Legislative Committee on the hike in tuition fees of Kwara Polytechnic has directed a new few regime for the ...
Committee slash Kwara poly school feesDaily Trust
Governor directs Kwara Polytechnic to reduce tuition feesP.M. News
Gov. Ahmed Directs Kwara State Polytechnic to Reduce Tuition FeesIndependent Newspapers Limited

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Stop politicising security – Gov Dickson tells FG – Daily Post Nigeria


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Stop politicising security – Gov Dickson tells FG
Daily Post Nigeria
Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, has called on the APC- led federal government to stop politicising national Security. The Governor said the inability of President Muhammadu Buhari to personally take charge of the nation's security ...
FG has not treated Ijaw people fairly ―National leaderNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
Dickson seeks Ijaw unity as Clark decries neglectThe Nation Newspaper
APC faults Governor Dickson on alleged involvement in insecurityTODAY.NG
The News -THISDAY Newspapers -AllAfrica.com -Ripples Nigeria
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Drama as three people struggle for IPMAN chairmanship at senate hearing – TheCable


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Drama as three people struggle for IPMAN chairmanship at senate hearing
TheCable
There was a mild drama at the senate during a public hearing on the cause of the petrol scarcity across the country. At the commencement of the hearing on Thursday, Kabir Marafa, chairman of the committee on downstream, asked stakeholders to introduce ...
Drama as three officials claim to be IPMAN president at Senate hearingPremium Times
Fuel scarcity!!! IPMAN leaders appear at Senate hearingInformation Nigeria
Breaking: Confusion as three IPMAN presidents emergeThe Eagle Online

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Shock as ASP arrests, ties 7 farmers, shoots them to death in Adamawa – Vanguard


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Shock as ASP arrests, ties 7 farmers, shoots them to death in Adamawa
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The Adamawa state Police Command, on Thursday, confirmed the arrest of a policeman, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, who was alleged to have shot to death seven farmers in the state. The arrest followed a petition by a Civil Society Organization ...
Civil Society Petitions IGP Over Killing Of 11 People By Police ASP In AdamawaIndependent Newspapers Limited
Police arrest officer who 'killed seven farmers' in AdamawaTheCable
ASP who tied, shot 7 farmers to death in Adamawa arrestedRipples Nigeria

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Money Laundering: Former Lagos Speaker Has Case to Answer, Supreme Court Rules – The Streetjournal


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Money Laundering: Former Lagos Speaker Has Case to Answer, Supreme Court Rules
The Streetjournal
Former Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, and Oyebode Atoyebi, who have been standing trial for money laundering charges have lost their bid to upturn the judgement of the Appeal Court. This is as the Supreme Court upheld ...
Alleged N500M Fraud: Supreme Court Fixes January 15 For Judgement On IkuforijiCHANNELS TELEVISION
Supreme Court okays trial of ex-Lagos speaker's aideGuardian (blog)
N338m fraud: Ex-Lagos Speaker, Ikuforiji, learns fate Jan. 12The Punch
The Nation Newspaper -Naija News
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Mapoly Lecturers Suspend Industrial Action – CHANNELS TELEVISION


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Mapoly Lecturers Suspend Industrial Action
CHANNELS TELEVISION
The lecturers had embarked on an industrial action to press home their demands on some issues bothering on the relocation of the institution to Ipokia area of the state. ”Today we had an emergency Congress after several appeals of eminent stakeholders ...
MAPOLY lecturers call off strikeDaily Post Nigeria
MAPOLY lecturers suspend strikeThe Punch
Mapoly ASUP Suspends Strike ActionNaija News
Independent Newspapers Limited -New Telegraph Newspaper
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DPR Seals 80 Petrol Stations In Delta – CHANNELS TELEVISION


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DPR Seals 80 Petrol Stations In Delta
CHANNELS TELEVISION
The Department of Petroleum Resources has confirmed sealing about 80 petrol stations in Delta since fuel scarcity started in December 2017. The Controller of the Warri Zonal Operation, Antai Asuquo, disclosed this in after a state-wide monitoring of ...
80 filling stations sealed in Delta StateInformation Nigeria

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Kidnappers of Taraba lawmaker ask for N100m for ransom – Vanguard


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Kidnappers of Taraba lawmaker ask for N100m for ransom
Vanguard
The kidnappers of Taraba state House representing Takum, Hon. Hosea Ibi have open up discussions his family members and are asking for payment of a 100 million naira ransom for his release. Hosea Ibi. Vanguard's call to one of the family members who ...
Abductors of Taraba lawmaker demand N75m ransomDaily Post Nigeria
Police urge calm over Taraba lawmaker's abductionDaily Trust
Lawmaker's abduction: Police call for calmThe Nation Newspaper

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Fr. Mbaka and the Voice of God by Reuben Abati – Vanguard


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Fr. Mbaka and the Voice of God by Reuben Abati
Vanguard
“I do not believe in my mind that the way things are in Nigeria, any Catholic priest has the mandate to decide which of the political contestants should be voted for…I don't believe a priest should be doing that…If he was in my archdiocese, I will ...
Buhari: APC reacts to Fr. Mbaka 2018 propheciesDaily Post Nigeria
“We cannot run a political party by prophecy” – APC replies Father MbakaBellaNaija
Fr. Mbaka's 2018 Prophecy: Nigerians React To Priest's Verdict On BuhariBuzzNigeria.com
Naija News -TODAY.NG -Independent Newspapers Limited
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Kano government begins payment of N300m scholarship allowance – The News


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Kano government begins payment of N300m scholarship allowance
The News
The Kano State Government on Wednesday commenced payment of N300 million scholarship allowance to 23,987 students in various Nigerian universities and other institutions of higher learning in the country. Prof Fatima Umar, the Executive Secretary of ...
Ganduje offsets N660m unpaid scholarship allowancesDaily Trust
23987 students get N300m Kano scholarshipBlueprint newspapers Limited (blog)
Ganduje offsets N660m scholarship grantsNew Telegraph Newspaper

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FERMA reconstructs bad portion of East-West link in A-Ibom – Vanguard


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FERMA reconstructs bad portion of East-West link in A-Ibom
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Uyo—THE Federal Roads Maintenance Agency, FERMA, yesterday, said it had begun re-constructing the failed portion of Essene–Edemaya road in Ikot Abasi Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom. Mr Nkereuwem Asuquo, the engineer in charge of Federal Roads in ...
Ikot Ekpene jailbreakDaily Trust
A'Ibom Police Boss Berates Nigerians for Calling for Disbandment of SARSTHISDAY Newspapers

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Lagos seals off suspected Badoo kingpin, Alaka’s filling station, hotel, event centre – Guardian (blog)


Guardian (blog)

Lagos seals off suspected Badoo kingpin, Alaka's filling station, hotel, event centre
Guardian (blog)
The Lagos State government yesterday sealed a filling station, an hotel and event centre belonging to a suspected Badoo cult kingpin, Alhaji Alaka Abayomi Kamal. The structures, situated along Ijebu-Ode-Itoikin Road in Sabo area of Ikorodu were sealed ...

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Stop employment of new plant operators, NAIG tells Chevron – Vanguard


Stop employment of new plant operators, NAIG tells Chevron
Vanguard
WARRI—The National Association of Itsekiri Graduates (NAIG) has called on the Management of Chevron Nigeria Limited to halt the current employment of plant Operators or face operations shut down, noting that the Host communities were not informed nor ...
Itsekiri Graduates Threaten Chevron Over EmploymentIndependent Newspapers Limited

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Delta LG Poll: Ochei dares Okowa to allow free and fair poll – Vanguard


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Delta LG Poll: Ochei dares Okowa to allow free and fair poll
Vanguard
FORMER Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon. Victor Ochie has dared the PDP-led administration of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to test its popularity by allowing a free and fair conduct of the Saturday local government election. Hon. Victor ...
DSIEC, Civil Societies Draw Battle Line Over Delta Jan 6 LG PollsIndependent Newspapers Limited
Ex-Delta Speaker Victor Ochei alleges plans to rig local council pollTODAY.NG

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CJ illegally transferred Farouk Lawan’s $620000 bribery case –FG – The Punch


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CJ illegally transferred Farouk Lawan's $620000 bribery case –FG
The Punch
The Federal Government has told the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal that the Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, acted illegally by transferring a part-heard bribery trial of a former member of the House of Representatives, Mr ...
FG says Abuja CJ illegally transferred Lawan's $620000 bribery trialRipples Nigeria

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I will appear before police, but not CP Edgal –Suspected Badoo kingpin – The Punch


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I will appear before police, but not CP Edgal –Suspected Badoo kingpin
The Punch
Suspected Badoo kingpin, Alhaji Alaka Abayomi, has said he is ready to submit himself to the Nigeria Police Force for investigations. Alaka, who had been declared wanted by the Lagos State Police Command, however, said he would not appear before the ...
Lagos Shuts Filling Station of Suspected Badoo KingpinTHISDAY Newspapers
Badoo: Lagos seals suspect's filling station, hotel, event centreNew Telegraph Newspaper
Badoo: Police Close In On Kingpin As Lagos Seals His Fuel Station, HotelIndependent Newspapers Limited

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Police nab man with 114 bags of hemp – The Punch


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Police nab man with 114 bags of hemp
The Punch
The Ogun State Police Command says it has arrested one Noah Olaore allegedly with 114 bags of weeds suspected to be hemp, also called marijuana. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the suspect was arrested on December 29 ...
Police arrest man with 114 bags of Indian hempPremium Times

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I agree with Buhari on INEC’s credible polls, says Agbakoba – The Nation Newspaper


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I agree with Buhari on INEC's credible polls, says Agbakoba
The Nation Newspaper
A former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari's comment on the elections conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last year. In his New Year's Day broadcast ...
2018 budget: Agbakoba writes Saraki, says Appropriation Bill is unconstitutionalDaily Post Nigeria
Agbakoba threatens to sue National Assembly over budget appropriationVanguard
Agbakoba threatens court action to stop NASS debate on 2018 BudgetNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

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Encomiums as Lawal Kaita goes home – Vanguard


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Encomiums as Lawal Kaita goes home
Vanguard
KATSINA—THE remains of the late former Governor of old Kaduna State, Alhaji Lawal Kaita, were yesterday laid to rest in his country home in Katsina State. Kaita's corpse was brought to the Emir of Katsina's palace at 1:50pm in an ambulance of the ...
Saraki, El-Rufai, others pay last respects as Katsina buries KaitaThe Punch
Saraki, El-Rufai, others mourn ex-Kaduna Governor, Lawal KaitaDaily Post Nigeria
Tributes as Lawal Kaita is buried in KatsinaDaily Trust
THISDAY Newspapers -Premium Times -New Telegraph Newspaper -Leadership Newspapers
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Violent protest rocks Makurdi, Atiku, Mark, others condemn killings – The Punch


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Violent protest rocks Makurdi, Atiku, Mark, others condemn killings
The Punch
The killings in Benue State continued on Wednesday as three protesters, who were protesting about the killing of scores of people in six communities in the state by herdsmen, were feared dead in a violent demonstration by some youths in Makurdi, the ...

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Violent protest rocks Makurdi, Atiku, Mark, others condemn killings – The Punch


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Violent protest rocks Makurdi, Atiku, Mark, others condemn killings
The Punch
The killings in Benue State continued on Wednesday as three protesters, who were protesting about the killing of scores of people in six communities in the state by herdsmen, were feared dead in a violent demonstration by some youths in Makurdi, the ...
Tension In Nasarawa Border Communities Over Benue Billings.Leadership Newspapers
Fayose carpets Buhari over Benue killingsVanguard
Benue killings "one attack too many", says BuhariDaily Trust
The Nation Newspaper -CHANNELS TELEVISION -News24 -BellaNaija
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Bello swears in 14 Niger commissioners – The Punch


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Bello swears in 14 Niger commissioners
The Punch
Bello, while swearing in the new commissioners at the Government House, Minna, advised them to be change agents by fighting corruption as his administration had zero tolerance for stealing. H said, “You must shun divisive tendencies hinged on political ...
Gov Bello swears in 14 new commissionersVanguard
Gov Sani-bello Swears In New CommissionersThe News
Niger gets new cabinet after 2 months withoutDaily Trust
The Nation Newspaper -New Telegraph Newspaper -The Eagle Online
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Harmattan: NCAA reviews weather conditions for 18 airports – The Punch


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Harmattan: NCAA reviews weather conditions for 18 airports
The Punch
Following the harsh weather condition being experienced in the country in the last few weeks, which is making flying difficult, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, in conjunction with the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, has reviewed the ...
35 Years Later, Lagos, Abuja, And 12 Other Airports Get New Weather MinimaSaharaReporters.com
NCAA, NAMA, Review 18 Airports Operating Weather MinimaIndependent Newspapers Limited

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Breaking: Over 30 loggers ‘abducted by Boko Haram’ in Borno – Vanguard


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Breaking: Over 30 loggers 'abducted by Boko Haram' in Borno
Vanguard
At least 31 loggers are believed to have been abducted by Boko Haram jihadists after they went missing in northeast Nigeria, security sources said Wednesday. This screen grab image taken on January 2, 2018 from a video released on January 2, 2018 by ...
Dear Nigerians, This Relationship Is Not Working, By Chioma AgwuegboPremium Times
Fuel scarcity: NSCDC seizes 1000 litres of petrol from suspected Boko Haram suppliersDaily Post Nigeria
Donors raise $869m in emergency aid for North East Nigeria, Lake Chad BasinThe Eagle Online
Council on Foreign Relations (blog) -The Punch -The Nation Newspaper -Leadership Newspapers
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Gov. Obaseki orders arrest of 2 employees of BUA over stop-work notice – Vanguard


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Gov. Obaseki orders arrest of 2 employees of BUA over stop-work notice
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Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has ordered the arrest of two employees of BUA International Limited over alleged violation of a Stop Work order issued by the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel. The order was due to the disputed Obu mine site located in ...
Mine ownership tussle: Two suspected BUA employees arrestedPremium Times
We don't know why our employees were arrested, says BUATheCable
Obaseki Orders Arrest Of Two BUA Cement Staff, Shuts Obu MinesCHANNELS TELEVISION
TODAY.NG
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Residents Protest, Demand Release Of Ekiti Monarch Charged For Murder – CHANNELS TELEVISION


CHANNELS TELEVISION

Residents Protest, Demand Release Of Ekiti Monarch Charged For Murder
CHANNELS TELEVISION
Residents of Ikere-Ekiti in Ekiti State on Wednesday trooped out in huge numbers to stage a peaceful demonstration, demanding the unconditional release of a traditional ruler. The traditional ruler, Olukere of Ikere-Ekiti, Oba Ganiyu Obasoyin was on ...
Ekiti residents protest murder charge against monarchThe Punch
No More Olukere In Ikere, As Ogoga Abrogates Controversial TitleIndependent Newspapers Limited

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Atiku condemns killings, says Nigeria’s diversity, its strength – Vanguard


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Atiku condemns killings, says Nigeria's diversity, its strength
Vanguard
ABUJA-Former Vice President and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has described as unacceptable, the cycle of blood-letting that led to the loss of innocent lives in some parts of the country last week. Former Vice ...
Atiku reacts to killings in Rivers, Benue, KadunaDaily Post Nigeria
Atiku Abubakar condemns killings in Rivers, Kaduna, BenueDaily Trust

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Support my husband in all forthcoming elections – Mrs. Fayose – Vanguard


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Support my husband in all forthcoming elections – Mrs. Fayose
Vanguard
The wife of Ekiti State Governor, Mrs. Feyisetan Fayose, has solicited for the support of her husband in the forthcoming elections, noting that the power to move the state forward lies with the electorates. From Left: Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele ...
Fayose: I'll become a pastor after retiring from politicsTheCable
What God told me about my husband – Fayose's wifeDaily Post Nigeria
Ekiti panel report causes ripplesThe Nation Newspaper
TODAY.NG -New Telegraph Newspaper
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Ikulu Chief Kidnap: Relatives await kidnappers phone call – Vanguard


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Ikulu Chief Kidnap: Relatives await kidnappers phone call
Vanguard
Relatives of the abducted Chief of Agom Akulu in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Mr Yohana Sidi Kukah, on Wednesday said they were yet to receive a phone call from the alleged kidnappers. A Community Leader in Ikulu, Dr Yusuf Tanko ...
UPDATED: Gunmen kidnap Southern Kaduna traditional ruler, guardDaily Trust
Kaduna police pledge to rescue abducted traditional ruler unharmedPremium Times
Bishop Kukah's brother kidnapped in KadunaDaily Post Nigeria
The Nation Newspaper -CHANNELS TELEVISION -Ripples Nigeria -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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