Daily Archives: January 10, 2018

Makarfi condoles with Benue, Taraba, Rivers States over killings – Vanguard


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Makarfi condoles with Benue, Taraba, Rivers States over killings
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ABUJA-Former Kaduna State governor and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi has condoled with the government and people of Benue, Taraba and Rivers States over the brutal killing of innocent Nigerians in the respective ...
Killings: FG Does Not Lack Capacity To Protect Nigerians – PresidencyCHANNELS TELEVISION
Killings: Makarfi wants FG, state governors' synergyDaily Trust
Rivers, Benue Killings avoidable – MakarfiThe Nation Newspaper

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David Mark Heads PDP Reconciliation Committee – Africa Independent Television


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David Mark Heads PDP Reconciliation Committee
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The Peoples Democratic Party Board of trustees, is intensifying efforts to bring to a logical end, the recent internal wrangling after the December 9, 2017 national convention of the party. Chairman of the party's bot, Walid Jibril revealed this when ...

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Buhari chairs first 2018 FEC meeting – Daily Post Nigeria


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Buhari chairs first 2018 FEC meeting
Daily Post Nigeria
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the first Federal Executive Council, (FEC), meeting in 2018 at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa Abuja. The meeting that started exactly 11am with virtually all the Ministers in attendance is ...
Buhari presides over first FEC meeting of 2018The Nation Newspaper
EFCC, NPA, NIMASA others brief FECNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
President Buhari Presides Over First 2018 FEC MeetingNaija News
Fellow Press (press release)
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Troops Avert Suicide Bomb Attack In Borno – CHANNELS TELEVISION


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Troops Avert Suicide Bomb Attack In Borno
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Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole deployed around Gamboru Ngala on Tuesday morning successfully averted a suicide attack by three female Boko Haram terrorists in Gamboru town in Gamboru Ngala Local Government Area of Borno State. The suicide attackers ...
Soldiers kill two female suicide bombers, arrest anotherPremium Times
Troops foil attack on Borno town by female suicide bombersThe Punch
Nigerian troops stop three female suicide bombersJournalducameroun.com - English - (press release)

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Ex-heads of state to get N280m for vehicles – TheCable


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Ex-heads of state to get N280m for vehicles
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In 2017, the federal government approved N280.1 million cash payments for former presidents and heads of state to buy cars. The approval was contained in a document presented to the house of representatives committee on governmental affairs by Boss ...
FG monetises N280m cars for Obasanjo, Gowon, Jonathan, othersThe Punch
Buhari, Osinbajo, others earned N3.4bn as salaries in 2017 —SGFRipples Nigeria
How former Presidents Obasanjo, Gowon, Jonathan and others gets N280 million cash for cars…former Vice ...Fellow Press (press release)

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Press focuses on timetable for 2019 general election, fighting killer herders – Journalducameroun.com – English – (press release)


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Press focuses on timetable for 2019 general election, fighting killer herders
Journalducameroun.com - English - (press release)
The release of the timetable for Nigeria's general elections and President Muhammadu Buhari's resolve to treat killer herdsmen as Boko Haram dominate the headlines of Nigerian newspapers on Wednesday.The Vanguard newspaper said the Independent National ...
President Buhari willing to pay enhanced minimum wage this year – Chris NgigeTODAY.NG

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Mark, Tambuwal, 7th NASS failed – Presidency speaks on Dasuki, Diezani – Daily Post Nigeria


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Mark, Tambuwal, 7th NASS failed – Presidency speaks on Dasuki, Diezani
Daily Post Nigeria
The presidency has said that the 7th National Assembly headed by former Senate President, Senator David Mark; former speaker, House of Representatives, Gov Aminu Tambuwal failed Nigerians. It stated that if the federal lawmakers at that time carried ...
Dasuki, Diezani: Presidency indicts Mark, Tambuwal, Ekweremadu, othersVanguard
Presidency indicts Mark, TambuwalNigerian Observer
… Says It's Working to Resolve Impasse with Senate over Confirmation of MPC MembersTHISDAY Newspapers
Guardian (blog)
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I washed corpses for 8 yrs while schooling abroad— Gov Ajimobi – Vanguard


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I washed corpses for 8 yrs while schooling abroad— Gov Ajimobi
Vanguard
Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, yesterday, revealed that he spent eight years washing dead bodies as a youth to pay his tuition fees while schooling abroad. Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi. Ajimobi said this at a South-West Youths Regional ...
I Washed Dead Bodies To Survive As A Student Abroad — AjimobiCHANNELS TELEVISION
I washed dead bodies to survive as student abroad —AjimobiThe Punch
I washed dead bodies to survive abroad — Gov. AjimobiThe Eagle Online

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2019: PDP begins search for presidential candidate – Vanguard


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2019: PDP begins search for presidential candidate
Vanguard
ABUJA—THE Board of Trustees, BoT, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday said the party had commenced the search for its presidential flagbearer in the 2019 general election, noting that it would settle for the man with the best qualities to ...
We want Saraki, Tambuwal, Kwankwaso back in PDP – BOTPremium Times
PDP will present best presidential candidate in 2019 – WalidNational Accord
2019: PDP in search for presidential candidate, asks Kwankwaso, others to returnDaily Trust
AllAfrica.com -Naija News -New Telegraph Newspaper -Blueprint newspapers Limited (blog)
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Court order ex-Perm Sec to forfeit N664m, $137680 to FG – Vanguard


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Court order ex-Perm Sec to forfeit N664m, $137680 to FG
Vanguard
Lagos—A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, ordered a former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Dr Clement Onubuogo Illoh alleged to have been involved in the Sure-p scam to permanently forfeit N664million and ...
Ex-perm sec forfeits N664m, $137680 to FGThe Punch
SURE-P Scam: Former Permanent Secretary forfeits N664 million, $137680 to Nigerian govtPremium Times
Ex-Perm Sec forfeits N664m, $137680 to Fed GovtThe Nation Newspaper
TheCable -CHANNELS TELEVISION -New Telegraph Newspaper -ZODFA Magazine (satire) (press release) (blog)
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Dickson tasks Ijaw on unity – Vanguard


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Dickson tasks Ijaw on unity
Vanguard
YENAGOA— GOVERNOR Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, has called on all Ijaws to support the ongoing reconciliation efforts to strengthen the two umbrella organisations in the Ijaw ethnic nationality, the Ijaw National Congress, INC, and the Ijaw Youth ...
Dickson cautions against division in INC, IYCGuardian (blog)

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Four soldiers, militants killed in Bayelsa clash – The Punch


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Four soldiers, militants killed in Bayelsa clash
The Punch
Four soldiers and some militants have been reportedly killed in the ongoing military operation to dislodge the militants in Toru-Ndoro community in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. The military authorities reportedly deployed their men ...
Villagers flee as soldiers rummage Bayelsa creeks for militant leaderVanguard
Bayelsa: Four Soldiers Feared Dead, Several Militants Killed in Military OperationTHISDAY Newspapers

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Protesting APC women shut down Delta LG council – Vanguard


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Protesting APC women shut down Delta LG council
Vanguard
WARRI—HUN-DREDS of protesting members of Delta State All Progressives Congress, APC, mainly women yesterday, shut down activities at Okpe Local Government Secretariat, of the state, denouncing results released by the Delta State Independent Electoral ...
APC kicks as PDP sweeps council poll in DeltaThe Nation Newspaper
Council polls: We won fair, square across Delta state – PDPTheNewsGuru
Delta APC Rejects Council Polls Election, Says Is Total ShameThe Nigerian Voice (press release) (blog)
Blueprint newspapers Limited (blog) -Lagos (press release) -Independent Newspapers Limited
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Don Wanny: Wike offers N640m bounty for arrest of 32 cultists – Vanguard


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Don Wanny: Wike offers N640m bounty for arrest of 32 cultists
Vanguard
Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has declared 32 cultists wanted in a state broadcast and asked the security agencies to go after them, putting a bounty of N20m each for information that could lead to their arrest. Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wik ...
Wike releases names of suspected kidnappers, cultists, armed robbers in Rivers, calls for their arrest [List]Daily Post Nigeria
Turning Security Into A Political CircusThe Tide
An Endless RivalryTHISDAY Newspapers
P.M. News -The Nation Newspaper -WorldStage -AllAfrica.com
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Maina: Senate knocks AGF, Sagay seeks Malami’s probe – The Punch


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Maina: Senate knocks AGF, Sagay seeks Malami's probe
The Punch
The Senate, on Tuesday, berated the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), for his moves to stop the National Assembly's investigation into the controversial reinstatement of a former Chairman of the ...
Maina: What're you trying to hide? Senate asks MalamiVanguard
Senate queries AGF over court case to stop Maina's probeThe Nation Newspaper

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Kaduna Shrugs Off NUT Strike, Continues Reform – The Tide


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Kaduna Shrugs Off NUT Strike, Continues Reform
The Tide
Embattled Kaduna State Government yesterday said the ongoing strike by the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) in the state would not stop its education reform. In a statement issued in Kaduna by Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to Governor ...
Ignore NUT strike, send pupils to school – El-Rufai to parentsThe Nation Newspaper
Decision on Unqualified Teachers Irreversible, State Govt InsistsTHISDAY Newspapers

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JAMB fixes Feb 6 as deadline for UTME registration – The Nation Newspaper


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JAMB fixes Feb 6 as deadline for UTME registration
The Nation Newspaper
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has fixed February 6, as deadline for the sale of registration form for this year's unified tertiary matriculation examination (UTME). JAMB Registrar Prof. Is-haq Oloyede spoke at a meeting on strategic ...
Why Nigeria should scrap Colleges of Education, Polytechnics — SenatorPremium Times
FG queries 42 varsities for extorting post-UTME candidatesThe Punch
JAMB announces new dates for 2018 UTMEDaily Post Nigeria
Vanguard -360Nobs.com -THISDAY Newspapers -TODAY.NG
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Osinbajo, Aregbesola, Ajimobi charge youths on hard work – Vanguard


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Osinbajo, Aregbesola, Ajimobi charge youths on hard work
Vanguard
Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, said, Tuesday, that hard work and productivity remained the panacea to Nigeria's socio-economic and political development. Yemi Osinbajo. He said Nigeria would have overcome some of its challenges but for endemic ...
Nigeria will not progress until we are all truthful – OsinbajoDaily Post Nigeria
Osibanjo Asks Youths To Embrace Integrity, HardworkCHANNELS TELEVISION
We must embrace integrity to succeed as a nation – OsinbajoThe Nation Newspaper
The Punch -The Eagle Online -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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Benue Govt denies arming militia group against herdsmen – Daily Post Nigeria


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Benue Govt denies arming militia group against herdsmen
Daily Post Nigeria
The Benue State Government has denied arming militia groups to defend the people against the marauding Fulani herdsmen in the state. There were reports that troops of 93 Battalion of the Nigerian Army stationed in Takum, Taraba State, have arrested ...
We train no militia, Benue Govt replies Nigerian ArmyPremium Times
Troops arrest 9 members of militia group in BenueThe Nation Newspaper
Arrest of sponsored Benue militias: There must be no cover up – MURICThe Eagle Online
P.M. News -PRNigeria News (press release) -Naija News -Independent Newspapers Limited
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Herdsmen massacre: It’s not enough to issue condemnations; make arrests – Amnesty tells FG – Vanguard


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Herdsmen massacre: It's not enough to issue condemnations; make arrests – Amnesty tells FG
Vanguard
Amnesty International, AI, has urged the federal government to make arrests and bring to justice, the rampaging herdsmen that have been killing innocent Nigerians in Benue, Taraba, Kaduna as well as the cultist killings in Rivers and other parts of the ...
Amnesty on herdsmen killings: It's not enough for govt to make pronouncementsTheCable

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We’ll restore lost glory of Lagos Island – Ambode – Vanguard


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We'll restore lost glory of Lagos Island – Ambode
Vanguard
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday said his administration was making strategic efforts to transform Onikan-Marina axis to a world class tourism hub that would go a long way to restore the lost glory of Lagos Island. Lagos State ...
Ambode unveils Safety ArenaP.M. News
We're behind you, Ambode tells Gani AdamsThe Punch
Lagos gets Safety Arena for speedy response to emergenciesThe Nation Newspaper
THISDAY Newspapers -TheCable -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -BellaNaija
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Omoku: Buhari not politicking with security issues – Wike – Vanguard


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Omoku: Buhari not politicking with security issues – Wike
Vanguard
Following the killings of innocent people in the New Year day by some gunmen who were later killed by Nigerian security operatives, the Rivers state Governor, Nyesom Wike on Tuesday reiterated the need for a combine effort to fight insurgency and ...
Wike releases names of suspected kidnappers, cultists, armed robbers in Rivers, calls for their arrest [List]Daily Post Nigeria
Rivers PDP chair hails security agencies, Wike for ending killingsThe Nation Newspaper
Rivers Killings: Commissioner Defends Wike's Efforts In Providing SecurityCHANNELS TELEVISION
AllAfrica.com -TVC News -Gistmaster (blog) -WorldStage
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