Daily Archives: January 5, 2018

Kwara Govt promotes over 13000 teachers – P.M. News


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Kwara Govt promotes over 13000 teachers
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The Kwara Government has promoted to 13,931 teachers across the 16 local governments area of the state. Alhaji Jimoh Lambe, the Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), disclosed this on Friday in Ilorin during the presentation of ...

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Five man gang nabbed for robbing bank customers – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Five man gang nabbed for robbing bank customers
Daily Post Nigeria
The Nigeria Police Force has arrested a five-man syndicate who specialized in trailing bank customers in some northern states and rob them of their money. The Commander of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), ACP Abba Kyari ...
Police arrest 5-man robbery gang attacking bank customersVanguard

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Herdsmen: Licensed to kill, by Adekoya Boladale – The Eagle Online


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Herdsmen: Licensed to kill, by Adekoya Boladale
The Eagle Online
Elnathan John, author of the best-selling fiction, Born On A Tuesday, once said the greatest disservice anyone can do to himself as a Nigerian is to be poor. He was right; the survival kit in Nigeria is not filled with patriotism, truthfulness and ...
Benue Killings: Buhari summons IG, charges him to tighten securityWorldStage

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Paris Club refunds: Bayelsa Govt. commits N5.6bn to salary arrears – Vanguard


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Paris Club refunds: Bayelsa Govt. commits N5.6bn to salary arrears
Vanguard
Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has authorised the release of N5.6 billion out of its share of N13.5 billion Paris Club Debt refund, to pay one and half months' salary arrears owed workers in 2016. Newsmen report that outstanding salary arrears to ...
Bayelsa Govt. moves to clean up civil service payroll fraudP.M. News
Paris Club Refund: Dickson releases N5.6bn for workers' salariesThe Nation Newspaper
Dickson pays salary arrears owed workers during 2016 recessionNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
The Whistler NG
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Residents flee Bayelsa community after militants behead security official – Premium Times


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Residents flee Bayelsa community after militants behead security official
Premium Times
Residents have reportedly fled Ndoro community in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa for fear of invasion by security agents following alleged beheading of a security operative by militants. Our correspondent learnt on Friday that the murdered ...
Residents flee Bayelsa community after militants behead security operativeDaily Post Nigeria
Niger Delta Militants Behead Security Official Negotiating Surrender Of Arms In Ekeremor LGA In BayelsaSaharaReporters.com
Tension as militants kill security operative in BayelsaTheCable

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Biafra: Prophet Iginla releases prophecies about Nnamdi Kanu, Igbo man becoming Nigeria’s president – Daily Post Nigeria


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Biafra: Prophet Iginla releases prophecies about Nnamdi Kanu, Igbo man becoming Nigeria's president
Daily Post Nigeria
Joshua Iginla, the founder Champions Royal Assembly, has prophesied that Biafra will soon be actualized. The clergyman said though Biafra will not be actualized through the elusive leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, “more ...
Nnamdi Kanu 'Needed Now Than Ever' – Fani-KayodeThe Whistler NG
Femi Fani-Kayode laments Nnamdi Kanu's disappearance from Public SceneWetinhappen Magazine (blog)

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2019: APC chairman, 7000 others decamp to PDP – Daily Post Nigeria


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2019: APC chairman, 7000 others decamp to PDP
Daily Post Nigeria
A Local Government chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Bayelsa State, Hon. Soukiri Jackson and 7, 000 members of the party have defected to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Odi community in Kolokuma/Opokuma area of the state. The ...
PDP, APC in battle for 25 chairmanship seats in DeltaVanguard
My agenda is to stop APC, PDP from winning elections in 2019 – Oby EzekwesiliPremium Times
I'll Be A Fool To Say APC Is The Best Thing To Happen To Nigeria - Festus KeyamoSaharaReporters.com
Blueprint newspapers Limited (blog) -The Tide -The Nation Newspaper -Daily Trust
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2019: Stop blame game, focus on building better Delta —Utomi – Vanguard


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2019: Stop blame game, focus on building better Delta —Utomi
Vanguard
Renowned development economist and chieftain of All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Prof. Pat Utomi, has urged Deltans to forge a new understanding across the present artificial boundaries that exist in the state and work at a collective resolve ...

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A prospectus for 2018, the year of politics – The Punch


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A prospectus for 2018, the year of politics
The Punch
More than previous years under the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, 2018 will be a year dominated by politics and political jostling. Governance, as many have predicted, will be pushed off stage, crowded out by the hoopla, the excitement and ...
Buhari charged to reconsider second term ambitionGuardian (blog)

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Wike calls for scheme to carter for ex-servicemen – Vanguard


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Wike calls for scheme to carter for ex-servicemen
Vanguard
PORT HARCOURT— Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called for the establishment of a permanent scheme to cater for ex-servicemen and families of deceased ex-servicemen. Gov Nyesom Wike. Governor Wike also announced the release of N100million ...
Amaechi, Obaseki, others celebrate PetersideThe Nation Newspaper
Rivers: PDP, APC In War Of Words Over Omoku MassacreLeadership Newspapers
Amaechi, Other Mentally Challenged -Wike …As Rivers SEC Approves 2018 BudgetThe Tide
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -Guardian (blog) -Daily Trust -New Telegraph Newspaper
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Buhari’s position on restructuring dangerous to national unity, says Clark – Guardian (blog)


Guardian (blog)

Buhari's position on restructuring dangerous to national unity, says Clark
Guardian (blog)
Ijaw national leader, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari's New Year message, especially his comment that the solution to Nigeria's problems did not lie in restructuring. He said the President shocked most Nigerians when ...
News » Buhari didn't address Nigerians in New Year speech —ClarkVanguard
Buhari's appointment tears Delta APC apartThe Punch
Restructuring: Buhari's position is opposed to most Nigerians', says ClarkThe Nation Newspaper

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‘We owe families of fallen heroes’ – The Nation Newspaper


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'We owe families of fallen heroes'
The Nation Newspaper
Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal has said Nigerians owe families of fallen heroes the responsibility not to allow them live in predicament. At the official launch of the 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Emblem, Tambuwal noted that the heroes ...
Armed Forces Remembrance Day: Tambuwal urges more support for fallen soldiers' familiesVanguard
Armed Forces Remembrance Day: Tambuwal Makes Case For Fallen Soldiers' FamiliesIndependent Newspapers Limited
We hold Armed Forces Remembrance Day to honour fallen heroes – AjimobiNew Telegraph Newspaper

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Akpabio gives Gov Emmanuel conditions for 2nd term – Vanguard


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Akpabio gives Gov Emmanuel conditions for 2nd term
Vanguard
UYO—AHEAD of the 2019 general elections in the country, former governor of Akwa Ibom State and a serving senator, Godswill Akpabio, has given conditions under which he will support incumbent Governor Udom Emmanuel's second term ambition. Akpabio ...
Emmanuel has abandoned my projects, says AkpabioThe Nation Newspaper

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Ibadan clash: Police to charge suspects to court soon – The Nation Newspaper


Ibadan clash: Police to charge suspects to court soon
The Nation Newspaper
Oyo State Police Commissioner Abiodun Odude yesterday warned various youth groups terrorising Ibadan, the state capital, to embrace peace or face the wrath of the law. The police chief said the 18 suspects arrested for disturbing public peace in Ibadan ...
18 arrested for Ibadan clashThe Punch

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Fire consumes 20 seized vehicles in Lagos customs’ warehouse – The Punch


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Fire consumes 20 seized vehicles in Lagos customs' warehouse
The Punch
There was panic at the Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Ikeja, Lagos, on Thursday after fire broke out at the agency's warehouse. PUNCH Metro learnt that 20 vehicles, consisting of six articulated vehicles, 12 cars and two minibuses ...
20 vehicles, bags of rice destroyed as fire razes Ikeja Customs warehouseVanguard
Nigeria: Fire Guts Customs Warehouse, Several Vehicles DestroyedAllAfrica.com
Fire Guts Nigeria Customs Lagos WarehouseSaharaReporters.com
TODAY.NG -Daily Trust -Independent Newspapers Limited -New Telegraph Newspaper
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Herdsmen kill woman, destroy 200 acre farms in Ondo – The Punch


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Herdsmen kill woman, destroy 200 acre farms in Ondo
The Punch
Some suspected Fulani herdsmen have allegedly invaded a farmland at Arodoye community, in the Akure South Local Government Area of Ondo State, destroying 200 acre farms. The herdsmen also allegedly killed a female farmer, identified as Patience Salami ...
Suspected herdsmen kill one in Ondo communityThe Nation Newspaper
Woman killed, 200 acres of farmland destroyed in OndoGuardian (blog)
Herdsmen Invade Farms, Kill Woman In OndoIndependent Newspapers Limited

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Badoo saga: I’ve been cleared twice, says Alaka, suspected kingpin – Vanguard


Vanguard

Badoo saga: I've been cleared twice, says Alaka, suspected kingpin
Vanguard
LAGOS—Suspected kingpin of the killer-cult group known as Badoo, Alhaji Abayomi Alaka, yesterday, told Vanguard that he has no question to answer, as he had been cleared twice by the Police over the matter of his alleged link with the group. However ...
Badoo members confess to how they kill victims in IbeseInformation Nigeria
I Will Appear Before Police But Not CP Edgal- Badoo KingpinSaharaReporters.com
Badoo: Lagos Police Arrests Couple, Herbalist, Two OthersTHISDAY Newspapers
New Telegraph Newspaper -CHANNELS TELEVISION -The Eagle Online -Nigerian Observer
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INEC insists on Jan 13 for Anambra senatorial rerun – The Punch


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INEC insists on Jan 13 for Anambra senatorial rerun
The Punch
The Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday declared that the Anambra Central Senatorial District rerun election must hold as scheduled on January 13. The Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Dr. Nkwachkwu Orji, who made the ...
Court to INEC: explain why Anambra Central rerun should not be shelvedThe Nation Newspaper

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Police Officer Dies In Taraba Governor’s Convoy Accident – CHANNELS TELEVISION


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Police Officer Dies In Taraba Governor's Convoy Accident
CHANNELS TELEVISION
A police officer, attached to the wife of the Taraba state governor, Mrs Anna Darius Ishaku, was on Thursday evening killed in a road accident involving the convoy of Governor Darius Ishaku. The accident occurred at about 5pm in a town called Garba ...
BREAKING: Policeman killed, others injured in Gov Ishaku's convoy accidentDaily Post Nigeria
Taraba gov unhurt but aide dies in convoy crashTheCable
Governor Ishaku loses aide in convoy crashTODAY.NG

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Fani-Kayode speaks on killing of pregnant women, unborn babies – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Fani-Kayode speaks on killing of pregnant women, unborn babies
Daily Post Nigeria
Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has condemned in totality the gruesome murder of pregnant women and unborn babies in some parts of the country. Fani-Kayode, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, described the act as barbaric ...
Who refused to arrest herdsmen?, – Fani-KayodeVanguard
'I have been forcefully abducted and taken prisoner by the most beautiful woman in the world' – FFK opens upInformation Nigeria
Femi Fani-Kayode Cries Out That He Has Been 'Abducted' And Forcefully Taken PrisonerNigerian Entertainment Today
Naija News -Buzz Reporters (press release) (blog)
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AU picks Abia, Rivers governors’ wives pet projects for session on women empowerment – Vanguard


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AU picks Abia, Rivers governors' wives pet projects for session on women empowerment
Vanguard
The Abia and Rivers Governors' wives' pet projects have been chosen to participate at the 62nd session of the African Union (AU) Commission on Women Empowerment and Gender Equality. The AU Country Representative in Nigeria, Dr. Tunji Asaolu, announced ...
Made-in-Aba: 30 Aba Shoe making argonauts leave for China, by John Okiyi KaluThe Eagle Online
Abia women raise the alarm over herdsmen's infiltrationNew Telegraph Newspaper

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I may become an evangelist – Fayose – The Punch


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I may become an evangelist – Fayose
The Punch
Ayo Fayose on Thursday said he might become a cleric after serving two terms as governor of Ekiti State. The governor, in a statement issued in Ado Ekiti by his Chief Press Secretary, Idowu Adelusi, said he had the premonition of becoming a great ...

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Badoo suspects hypnotise, smash victims’ head, take blood- Police – Vanguard


Vanguard

Badoo suspects hypnotise, smash victims' head, take blood- Police
Vanguard
The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Edgal Imohimi, on Thursday, disclosed how three arrested Badoo suspects hypnotised and smashed their victims' head while he was asleep. Imohimi said this while presenting the suspects to newsmen in Lagos ...

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Yobe Government Presents 20 Operational Vehicles To Nigerian Army – CHANNELS TELEVISION


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Yobe Government Presents 20 Operational Vehicles To Nigerian Army
CHANNELS TELEVISION
The Yobe State Government has presented 20 Toyota Hilux vehicles to the Nigeria Army, as part of its efforts in fighting the Boko Haram insurgency. Governor Ibrahim Gaidam who handed over the vehicles to the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General ...
BreakingNews 4/1/17 - Innoson To Manufacture Military Vehicles For Nigerian ArmyNigeria Master Web
Yobe Govt. donates vehicles worth N350m to Nigerian ArmyThe Nation Newspaper
Buratai Hails Gov. Gaidam as YBSG Provides Vehicles for Army, Vigilante OperationsNTA News
OrientDaily Newspaper -TODAY.NG -Naija News -Independent Newspapers Limited
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Gunmen kill 8 in Egbeda, Rivers state – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Gunmen kill 8 in Egbeda, Rivers state
Daily Post Nigeria
Gunmen have again struck in Rivers State leaving about ten people dead in a latest attack. DAILY POST gathered that the attack was launched, Thursday in Egbeda community, Emohua local government area of the State. The latest attack is coming on the ...
Fresh Gunmen Attack Leaves One Dead In Rivers CommunityCHANNELS TELEVISION
[BREAKING] Gunmen kill five in fresh Rivers community attackThe Punch
Just in: Gunmen kill another 7 in RiversThe News
P.M. News
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