Daily Archives: January 9, 2018

Breaking: INEC swears in Mahmuda Isah as REC – Vanguard


Breaking: INEC swears in Mahmuda Isah as REC
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has sworn in Dr Mahmuda Isah as Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), bringing the total number of serving RECs in the commission to 25. Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National ...

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Buhari mourns ex military Governor, Yahaya Madaki – Daily Post Nigeria


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Buhari mourns ex military Governor, Yahaya Madaki
Daily Post Nigeria
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the passing of former Governor of Katsina State, Col. John Yahaya Madaki, on Monday. Buhari, in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina in Abuja on Tuesday ...
Niger State mourns Col John Madaki RtdWorldStage
Ex-Katsina Military Administrator, Madaki, Dies At 70Leadership Newspapers
Masari mourns death of ex- Katsina State military governorThe Nation Newspaper
SundiataPost (press release) (blog)
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Tanko Yakasai reveals five things ‘killing’ Buhari’s government – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Tanko Yakasai reveals five things 'killing' Buhari's government
Daily Post Nigeria
A 92-year-old former Liaison Officer to the national assembly during the President Shehu Shagari's administration, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, has said that he warned Nigerians that President Muhammadu Buhari's lacked five critical elements of leadership ...
Presidency speaks on Benue killings, says Buhari not to blamePremium Times
Of President Buhari and irascible criticsDaily Trust
No more fire in President Buhari's bellyThe Punch
Vanguard -The Nation Newspaper -Nigerian Entertainment Today -TheCable
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Police arrest 55 suspects, recover 435 arms, ammunition in Ogun – Daily Post Nigeria


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Police arrest 55 suspects, recover 435 arms, ammunition in Ogun
Daily Post Nigeria
The Ogun state police on Tuesday, paraded 55 suspected criminals arrested for different crimes ranging from armed robbery, kidnapping, murder, cultism to illegal possession of firearms. The suspects who were nabbed at various locations in the state ...
Police Arrest Fulani Herdsmen With AK49, Other Ammunition in OgunIndependent Newspapers Limited
Police parade 55 suspects, recover 439 arms, ammunitions in two monthsNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
Suspected Robber Shot Dead in OgunTHISDAY Newspapers

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Ogun leads, as NECO releases Nov/Dec SSCE results – Daily Trust


Daily Trust

Ogun leads, as NECO releases Nov/Dec SSCE results
Daily Trust
The National Examination Council (NECO) on Tuesday released the November/December Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) results with Ogun topping the chart of candidates' performance by states with 91.42 percent. The comparative ...
NECO releases 2017 Nov/Dec SSCE resultsPremium Times
NECO Nov/Dec 2017 results: Ogun records best result as 4766 get five credits and aboveThe Eagle Online
NECO Releases Nov/Dec 2017 Results, 24% Failure RecordedIndependent Newspapers Limited
Naija News -Royal News (satire) (press release) (blog) -THISDAY Newspapers
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Aare Ona Kakanfo : We’re behind you, Gov Ambode tells Adams – Pulse Nigeria


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Aare Ona Kakanfo : We're behind you, Gov Ambode tells Adams
Pulse Nigeria
Ambode expressed the belief of Lagos State in the candidature of Adams and assured him of massive support and prayers. Published: 2 minutes ago; Pulse News Agency Local by NAN. Print; eMail · Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode play. Lagos state ...
We're committed to the progress of Yoruba race, Ambode talls Aare Ona Kakanfo designateVanguard
Aare ona kakanfo: You have my support, Ambode tells Gani AdamsTheCable
Ambode to Gani Adams: We are in support of your emergence as Aare Ona KakanfoThe Eagle Online

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Teachers Dare el-Rufai, Shut Down Kaduna Schools – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers

Teachers Dare el-Rufai, Shut Down Kaduna Schools
Leadership Newspapers
Academic activities at the public primary and secondary schools were paralysed yesterday in Kaduna State following the strike action embarked upon by teachers. The teachers shut down public schools despite the threat by the Kaduna State governor ...
Ongoing teachers' strike will not stop education reform – El-RufaiDaily Trust
El-Rufai talks tough on NUT strike, set to recruit 25000 teachersDaily Post Nigeria
Kaduna teachers dare El-Rufai, begin indefinite strikePremium Times
Africa Independent Television -The Nation Newspaper -Blueprint newspapers Limited (blog) -New Telegraph Newspaper
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Nigerian Air Force Helicopter Suffers Mishap – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers

Nigerian Air Force Helicopter Suffers Mishap
Leadership Newspapers
A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Mi-17 Helicopter has suffered a mishap while undertaking a mission in the ongoing counter insurgency operation in the North East. This was contained in a statement signed by the NAF Director of Public Relations and ...
Nigerian Airforce attack helicopter crashes in North EastVanguard
Nigerian Air Force chopper crashesDaily Post Nigeria
Air force helicopter crashes in North EastGuardian (blog)
Premium Times -TVC News -SaharaReporters.com -New Telegraph Newspaper
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Why we won’t ban cattle rearing in Ondo – State government – Daily Post Nigeria


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Why we won't ban cattle rearing in Ondo – State government
Daily Post Nigeria
The Ondo State government, yesterday, said it would not prohibit cattle rearing in the state. It, however, said plans were underway to regulate the activities of Fulani herdsmen and their cattle to ensure peaceful co-existence of farmers and the ...
Akeredolu kick-starts community water projectThe Nation Newspaper
Ondo'll regulate cattle-rearing – AkeredoluThe Punch
There'll Be No Ban on Grazing, Says Ondo GovtTHISDAY Newspapers
Independent Newspapers Limited -Gistmaster (blog)
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Stop the blame game, PDP tells Oyegun – Vanguard


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Stop the blame game, PDP tells Oyegun
Vanguard
ABUJA— Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, advised the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, to address issues squarely rather than resorting to excuses and shifting of blames over what it termed “the ...
APC sets up committee to review its performance in Anambra governorship electionPremium Times
2019: How APC will capture South-East, South-South – OyegunDaily Post Nigeria
Oyegun outlines APC's plan to capture S/East, S/SouthDaily Trust
THISDAY Newspapers -New Telegraph Newspaper -CHANNELS TELEVISION -Leadership Newspapers
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2 nabbed over robbery of Mr. Ibu’s house – Vanguard


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2 nabbed over robbery of Mr. Ibu's house
Vanguard
Two members of the robbery gang that stormed the Festac home of Nollywood star, John Okafor, popularly known as Mr. Ibu, weekend, have been arrested. John Okafor (Mr. Ibu). The robbers, as gathered, invaded the home while the actor was away. They met ...
Robbers attack comic actor, Mr Ibu's Lagos house …steal wristwatches, money, ATM cards, phones, laptops, clothesThe Punch
Robbers storm Nollywood Actor, Mr Ibu' s house, steal N14.3mGhanaWeb
Nigeria: Robbers Invade Mr Ibu's HouseAllAfrica.com
Daily Post Nigeria -BellaNaija -New Telegraph Newspaper -Naija News
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Council sacks FCE Obudu provost over alleged misappropriation of N125 million – Guardian (blog)


Guardian (blog)

Council sacks FCE Obudu provost over alleged misappropriation of N125 million
Guardian (blog)
The Governing Council of the Federal College of Education (FCE), Obudu, Cross River State, has sacked the Provost, James Ejue, for allegedly misappropriating N125million Government Integrated Financial Management Information System (GIFMIS). Council ...
FCE Provost suspended for alleged misappropriation of fundsNew Telegraph Newspaper

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Omoku: Amaechi in special broadcast accuses Wike of witchcraft politics – Vanguard


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Omoku: Amaechi in special broadcast accuses Wike of witchcraft politics
Vanguard
Immediate past governor of Rivers State, Mr Chibuike Amaechi, has in a broadcast to the people of the state, accused his successor, Governor Nyesom Wike, of exacerbating the violence in the state through his inclination to witchcraft politics. Wike and ...
Wike speaks on Don Waney's killing, replies AmaechiPremium Times
Don Wanny: Governor Wike proposes death sentence for cultists, kidnappersDaily Post Nigeria
Nigeria: Protect Rivers People or Resign, Amaechi Tells WikeAllAfrica.com
CHANNELS TELEVISION -The Nation Newspaper -The Tide -The Punch
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Governors, ministers meet over farmers, herders crisis – Daily Trust


Daily Trust

Governors, ministers meet over farmers, herders crisis
Daily Trust
The Federal government yesterday met six state governors and heads of security agencies over the continuous crisis between herdsmen and farmers in some states of the federation. Hundreds of people, including women and children, have been killed in ...
UPDATED: Benue, Taraba, other killings: Govs, ministers in crucial meetingPremium Times
Benue killings: Govs, Ogbeh, Danbazzau meet, propose cattle coloniesThe Punch
Benue massacre: Nigerian Government reveals new plan to stop killingsDaily Post Nigeria
THISDAY Newspapers -The Nation Newspaper -The Eagle Online -New Telegraph Newspaper
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Breaking: Relocate to Benue immediately, Buhari orders IGP – Vanguard


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Breaking: Relocate to Benue immediately, Buhari orders IGP
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ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to immediately relocate to Benue State, following ongoing tension in the state following renewed killings of residents by suspected herdsmen. President ...
Herdsmen crisis: Buhari orders IGP Idris relocate to BenueThe Nation Newspaper
Benue massacre: Col Nyiam blasts Buhari for sending police after herdsmenDaily Post Nigeria
Sack IGP, Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Tell BuhariIndependent Newspapers Limited
The Punch -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -Gistmaster (blog)
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Ekiti APC gov aspirant, Kayode Ojo, promises industrialisation if elected – Vanguard


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Ekiti APC gov aspirant, Kayode Ojo, promises industrialisation if elected
Vanguard
LAGOS—An All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship aspirant in Ekiti State, Mr Kayode Ojo, has promised to make the industrialization of the state his priority, if he wins the party's primary election and emerges governor of the state. Kayode Ojo ...
Fayose became Governor by accident – Niyi AdebayoDaily Post Nigeria
Fayose is an accidental governor, says Niyi AdebayoThe Punch
Ekiti 2018: APC prays for victoryThe Nation Newspaper
Independent Newspapers Limited
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Maina: Court Declines AGF’s Move To Stop Senate Probe – CHANNELS TELEVISION


CHANNELS TELEVISION

Maina: Court Declines AGF's Move To Stop Senate Probe
CHANNELS TELEVISION
The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has declined to grant an order of interim injunction stopping the National Assembly from probing the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, over the reinstatement of ...
Maina's recall: Court declines to stop Senate from probing MalamiVanguard
Maina: Court rejects Malami's ex-parte motion against NASSNigerian Observer
AGF Malami loses bid to stop Senate probe of Maina's returnPremium Times
AllAfrica.com -Independent Newspapers Limited -The Nation Newspaper -The Punch
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Obiano cautions herdsmen bearing arms – Vanguard


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Obiano cautions herdsmen bearing arms
Vanguard
Aguleri (Anambra) – Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has warned herdsmen in the state, who carry dangerous weapons to desist from such act or face the full wrath of the law. Chief Willie Obiano Obiano gave the warning at a reception organised in his ...
'Don't try it in Anambra' — Obiano warns killer herdsmenTheCable
Obiano to herdsmen: desist from attacks or face our wrathThe Nation Newspaper
Obiano Warns Herdsmen against Carrying Weapons in AnambraTHISDAY Newspapers
Daily Trust
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Osinbajo a coward, willing to do anything to please Fulani – Fani-Kayode – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Osinbajo a coward, willing to do anything to please Fulani – Fani-Kayode
Daily Post Nigeria
A former aviation minister and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Femi Fani-Kayode has described Nigeria's Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, as a lily-livered coward who has lost his mind. Fani-Kayode, an outspoken PDP chieftain, had ...
Fuel Scarcity: Nigerians commend Osinbajo for selfless leadershipVanguard
Osinbajo chairs first economic management meeting of 2018The Punch
Osinbajo Warns against Politicising of Herdsmen KillingsTHISDAY Newspapers
SundiataPost (press release) (blog) -The Nation Newspaper -BellaNaija -The Whistler NG
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2019: How APC will capture South-East, South-South – Oyegun – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

2019: How APC will capture South-East, South-South – Oyegun
Daily Post Nigeria
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has revealed how his party will take over the control of power in the south-east and south-south geo-political zones in 2019. Oyegun spoke yesterday at the party's ...
APC launches 'forensic' probe of Anambra guber lossVanguard
Stop blame game, address issues, PDP tells OyegunDaily Trust
PDP: Oyegun has exposed the confusion in Buhari's govtTheCable
CHANNELS TELEVISION -The Nation Newspaper -P.M. News -Africa Independent Television
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I Am Ready To Sacrifice 2019 For Safety Of My People – Ortom – Leadership Newspapers


Leadership Newspapers

I Am Ready To Sacrifice 2019 For Safety Of My People – Ortom
Leadership Newspapers
Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has said that even if it means to sacrifice 2019 elections for his people to be safe, he is ready to let go. Governor Ortom who raised eye brow during an emergency stakeholders meeting at the Benue People's House ...
Benue killings: FG, security agencies've abandoned us – OrtomVanguard
Benue Killings: Miyetti Allah Leadership 'Cannot Go Scot Free' – OrtomCHANNELS TELEVISION
Benue massacre: Ortom declares three days mourningDaily Post Nigeria
SaharaReporters.com -Daily Trust -The Tide -TV360
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Diplomacy, not Street Protest, Best for Igbo Nation – Nwodo, Others – Sunrise Nigeria (press release) (blog)


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Diplomacy, not Street Protest, Best for Igbo Nation – Nwodo, Others
Sunrise Nigeria (press release) (blog)
Chief Nnia Nwodo, President of Ohaneze Ndigbo and other leaders have said that diplomacy, and not taking to the street in protest is the best approach to solve the problem of marginalization of the Igbo in Nigeria's polity. The leaders spoke at the ...
Nwodo to address Handshake Across the Niger Conference in EnuguVanguard

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NUC has not ranked any Nigeria University for several years – Executive Secretary – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

NUC has not ranked any Nigeria University for several years – Executive Secretary
Daily Post Nigeria
The Executive Secretary of National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Adamu Abubakar Abdulrasheed has disclosed that Nigerian Universities have not been ranked for several years. Speaking in Abuja after the 2018 budget defense, he said the NUC had ...
FG appoints Jega, Okebukola, others to review Nigeria's varsity systemThe Punch
Jega, Okebukola, others appointed to review Nigeria's varsity systemThe Eagle Online
University ratings over the years are fake, says NUCThe Nation Newspaper
Royal News (satire) (press release) (blog) -Ripples Nigeria
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Abia APC rally, A journey back to Egypt – Vanguard


The Nation Newspaper

Abia APC rally, A journey back to Egypt
Vanguard
Typical of a political party that does nothing right and gets everything wrong, the All Progressives Congress, APC, finally announces its readiness to hold what it terms a “mega rally” in Abia state after postponing the said rally several times in the ...
I want to run for Senate, Orji Kalu declaresP.M. News

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