Daily Archives: February 1, 2018

Muhammadu Buhari gears up for a second presidential term – The Economist


Muhammadu Buhari gears up for a second presidential term
The Economist
THE mantle of power is so heavy in Nigeria that presidential candidates must be begged to run for office, or at least give that appearance. There was no serious doubt that the current president, Muhammadu Buhari, would run in 2015; that was his fourth ...

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My husband beat me up for voting in 2015 poll, wife tells court – Vanguard


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My husband beat me up for voting in 2015 poll, wife tells court
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Ado-Ekiti – A housewife, Folasade Fatunla, on Thursday told an Ado-Ekiti Customary Court that her husband, Gbenga, beat and stabbed her after she went to cast her vote in the 2015 Ekiti governorship election. Folashade, 32, who made this known when she ...

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Herdsmen killings: What we will do to restore peace in Benue – Police Commissioner – Daily Post Nigeria


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Herdsmen killings: What we will do to restore peace in Benue – Police Commissioner
Daily Post Nigeria
The newly-deployed Benue Commissioner of Police, Mr Fatai Owoseni, has revealed how peace will be restored in the state in respect to incessant herdsmen killings. He stated that suspects have been interrogated and evidence collated to ensure justice is ...
Killing of 7: Gov Ortom slams curfew on GbokoVanguard
Mob kills seven 'herders' in BenuePremium Times
Bandits Kill, Burn Seven Travellers To Ashes In BenueSaharaReporters.com
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BREAKING: Suspected herdsmen kills six in fresh Kaduna attack – Daily Post Nigeria


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BREAKING: Suspected herdsmen kills six in fresh Kaduna attack
Daily Post Nigeria
At least, six people have been reportedly killed and several others sustained injuries in fresh attack in Kaguru village of Kaduna state. According to an indigene of the area, gunmen suspected to be herdsmen attacked the village on Wednesday night. The ...
Six Killed in Renewed Violence in KadunaThe Streetjournal
6 killed in Birnin Gwari night attackDaily Trust
Suspected Fulani Herdsmen Kill 9 In KadunaSaharaReporters.com
TheCable -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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DJ Cuppy reveals she’s sending 10 People to University in 2018 – BellaNaija


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DJ Cuppy reveals she's sending 10 People to University in 2018
BellaNaija
It's always a great thing when people give back to the society, and that's exactly what DJ Cuppy is doing. She revealed on her Twitter page that she'll be sending 10 people to the university this year! And to prove that those are not just words, the ...
News » Celebrity DJ, Cuppy gives scholarship to 10 indigent studentsVanguard
DJ Cuppy To Send 10 Students To The University For FreeNaija News
DJ Cuppy to sponsor education of 10 studentsTheNewsGuru
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FG not paying subsidy to marketers — Adeosun – Vanguard


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FG not paying subsidy to marketers — Adeosun
Vanguard
ABUJA—THE Federal Government, yesterday, explained the controversy surrounding the issue of subsidy payment, saying technically, no subsidy was being paid to the importers of petroleum products, but Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, to ...
No fuel subsidy but under-recovery, says AdeosunThe Punch
FG no longer paying subsidy to marketers on fuel importation – AdeosunTheNewsGuru
OPINION: Nigeria could be the continent's gas powerhouseIndependent Online
Independent Newspapers Limited -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -NEWSTAGE
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Trailer crushes 2 teachers in Ondo – Vanguard


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Trailer crushes 2 teachers in Ondo
Vanguard
Akure—A head teacher, Pastor Oluwajuwon Adebayo, and his assistant, Pastor Sunday Ajenifuja, were crushed to death by a reckless trailer driver at lpele Junction in Owo council area of Ondo State. Both were of Local Authority Primary School, Igbatoro ...
Two pastors die in Ondo crashThe Punch
Trailer Crushes Head Teacher, Assistant To DeathTHISDAY Newspapers
Trailer crushes two teachers to death in OndoNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

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Police corporal shoots colleague over girlfriend – Daily Trust


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Police corporal shoots colleague over girlfriend
Daily Trust
A police corporal yesterday killed a sergeant at a drinking joint in Gulak town, Madagali area of Adamawa State. Residents told our reporter that Corporal Bala Adamu released the trigger after a verbal row, killing Sergeant Emmanuel Timothy on the spot ...
Police corporal kills sergeant over N20 Ogogoro change in AdamawaVanguard
Nigerian police officer shoots superior dead over girlfriendPremium Times
Corporal kills sergeant over alcohol, girlfriendNew Telegraph Newspaper
The Punch
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Senators knock Misau for raising Kano APC crisis in Senate – The Punch


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Senators knock Misau for raising Kano APC crisis in Senate
The Punch
Leaders of the feuding groups: Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje; and his predecessor Rabiu Kwankwaso. NAN photo. Leke Baiyewu, Abuja. The crisis in the All Progressives Congress in Kano State involving Governor Abdullahi Ganduje and his ...
Governors, senators clash over 2019 pollsThe Nation Newspaper
Senate orders IG to provide security for Kwankwaso to visit KanoDaily Trust
Senate Directs IG to Provide Security for Kwankwaso's Kano VisitTHISDAY Newspapers
The Eagle Online -New Telegraph Newspaper -Nigeria Today -P.M. News
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FG’ll prepare supplementary budget for wage increase – Akabueze – The Punch


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FG'll prepare supplementary budget for wage increase – Akabueze
The Punch
The Federal Government will prepare a supplementary budget to take care of workers' demand for an increase in salaries when the new minimum wage proposal, which is currently being worked on, is eventually approved. The Director-General, Budget Office ...
Akabueze explains rising Service Wide VoteVanguard
Why we earmarked N4.9bn for Villa electrical maintenance - DG BudgetDaily Trust
'How govt'll capture new minimum wage'The Nation Newspaper
THISDAY Newspapers -The Eagle Online -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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Between Ahmed Abubakar and the mob – Vanguard


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Between Ahmed Abubakar and the mob
Vanguard
President Muhammed Buhari appointed Mr. Ahmed Abubakar as the substantive Director General, DG, of the National Intelligence Agency, NIA. His appointment came via a statement issued by the Senior Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity ...
NIA Directors write Reps, call on Buhari to fire new DGDaily Post Nigeria
NIA Directors Write House, Say New DG is a MisfitTHISDAY Newspapers
As Rufai Ahmed takes over NIADaily Trust
thewillnigeria (press release) (blog) -Nigeria News -The Nigerian Voice (press release) (blog)
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Director loses N28.5m, houses – The Nation Newspaper


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Director loses N28.5m, houses
The Nation Newspaper
A Lagos Federal High Court yesterday ordered that the N28.5million seized from Lagos State Public Works Corporation (LSPWC) Director of Accounts Mr Anifowoshe Alade be forfeited to the government. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had ...
Lagos director to forfeit N28.5m, properties - CourtWorldStage
Alleged Fraud: Lagos Director Forfeits N28.5m, Houses To FGThe News
Court orders final forfeiture of Lagos Director's N28.5m, other properties to FGVanguard
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Bill To Allow Married Women To Choose Origin Passes Second Reading – SaharaReporters.com


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Bill To Allow Married Women To Choose Origin Passes Second Reading
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A bill to amend Federal Character Commission (FCC) Act to give married women the option to choose indigeneship and other related matters, passed a second reading at the House of Representatives on Wednesday. by PM News Lagos Jan 31, 2018. A bill to ...
Federal Character: Reps Support End To Discrimination Against Married WomenCHANNELS TELEVISION
Nigerian women 'indigeneship' bill gets second reading in HousePremium Times
Bill To Allow Married Women Choose Origin Passes Second ReadingLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Nigeria News
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Don’t welcome Saraki back – PDP tells Secondus – Daily Post Nigeria


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Don't welcome Saraki back – PDP tells Secondus
Daily Post Nigeria
Akogun Iyiola Oyedepo, the Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara has called on the national leadership of the Party not to welcome Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to its fold. Oyedepo said this on Wednesday when he led some political ...
2019: PDP advises FG on credible electionsVanguard
Towards 2019, which way Nigeria?TheCable
Kwara PDP to Secondus: Don't dismantle party structure for SarakiBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
The Nation Newspaper -Daily Trust -Premium Times -Information Nigeria
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Nigeria not ready for liberal democracy – Prof. Sagay – Daily Post Nigeria


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Nigeria not ready for liberal democracy – Prof. Sagay
Daily Post Nigeria
Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC). Prof. Itse Sagay, Wednesday said Nigeria is not ready for the operation of liberal democracy. According to him, the Federal Government needed to apply strength and discipline ...
Sagay: Nigeria needs 'little dose of autocracy' to developThe Eagle Online
Sack the Cabal in Your Cabinet Now, Sagay Tells BuhariTHISDAY Newspapers
Sagay urges Buhari to sack cabal in presidencyGuardian (blog)
Independent Newspapers Limited
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NJC queries, suspends acting Abia Chief Judge, Obisike Orji – Daily Post Nigeria


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NJC queries, suspends acting Abia Chief Judge, Obisike Orji
Daily Post Nigeria
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has declared the removal of the Chief Judge of Abia State by the state's House of Assembly as illegal. Recall that Justice Theresa Uzokwe was on Friday suspended. The council has also queried and suspended Obisike ...
Breaking: NJC declares removal of Abia's Chief Judge illegal, unconstitutional.Vanguard
NJC Declares Suspension Of Abia Chief Judge UnconstitutionalCHANNELS TELEVISION
NJC voids suspension of Abia chief judgeTheCable

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2019 election: Coalition for Nigeria Movement speaks on working for Obasanjo – Daily Post Nigeria


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2019 election: Coalition for Nigeria Movement speaks on working for Obasanjo
Daily Post Nigeria
The Coalition For Nigeria Movement, CNM, has quickly dismissed insinuation that it was rolling out Obasanjo's script. The coalition maintained that it was an independent movement aimed at moving Nigeria forward. Former Governors Olagunsoye Oyinlola of ...
Buhari vs Obasanjo: What have Nigerians learnt?The Punch
Sagay: Nigeria needs 'little dose of autocracy' to developThe Eagle Online
How Buhari will fight corruption in Africa By Garba ShehuThe Nation Newspaper
Vanguard -TheCable -P.M. News -News Agency of Nigeria (press release)
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Buhari Campaign Organisation plans 1m-man march in Minna – Vanguard


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Buhari Campaign Organisation plans 1m-man march in Minna
Vanguard
Minna – Niger chapter of Buhari Campaign Organisation on Wednesday said it had concluded arrangements to organise a one-million-man march for President Mohammadu Buhari in Minna. Alhaji Ubale Kagara, Coordinator, North Central Zone of the organisation ...

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Breaking: Suicide bomber hits Borno IDPs camp, many feared dead – Vanguard


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Breaking: Suicide bomber hits Borno IDPs camp, many feared dead
Vanguard
Several persons have been feared dead as suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber, Wednesday, attacked the Internally Displaced Persons' (IDP) camp in Dalori, Borno state. However, confirming the incident, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), in ...
Five killed as suicide bombers attack IDP campPremium Times
BREAKING: Boko Haram hits IDP camp in Borno, many feared deadDaily Post Nigeria
'Many Killed' As Suicide Bombers Hit Borno IDP CampSaharaReporters.com
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