Daily Archives: February 6, 2018

N650m: Jumoke Akinjide opted for plea bargain arrangement with EFCC – Daily Trust


The Nation Newspaper

N650m: Jumoke Akinjide opted for plea bargain arrangement with EFCC
Daily Trust
Embattled former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mrs. Jumoke Akinjide, who is standing trial over an alleged fraud of N650m, has opted to enter into a plea bargain with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC ). The EFCC, January ...
Alleged N650m fraud: Akinjide opts for plea bargainNew Telegraph Newspaper
Ex-minister Jumoke Akinjide's lawyer wants out-of-court settlementGuardian (blog)

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Buhari Withholds Assent To Three Bills Passed By National Assembly – CHANNELS TELEVISION


CHANNELS TELEVISION

Buhari Withholds Assent To Three Bills Passed By National Assembly
CHANNELS TELEVISION
President Muhammadu Buhari has refused to sign three bills passed by the National Assembly into law. The three bills, passed in December 2017, are the Police Procurement Fund (Establishment) Bill 2017), Chartered Institute of Public Management of ...
Buhari writes Senate, rejects three billsPremium Times
President Buhari declines assents to Police Fund bill, two othersDaily Post Nigeria
Buhari writes Senate, withholds assent on three billsThe Nation Newspaper
TheCable -Naija News -New Telegraph Newspaper -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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2 women slump as Nigeria Airways pensioners shut down Airport road over N45bn pay – Daily Trust


Daily Trust

2 women slump as Nigeria Airways pensioners shut down Airport road over N45bn pay
Daily Trust
Two elderly women among former workers of Nigerian Airways protesting delay in the payment of their entitlement in Lagos on Tuesday slumped during protests. The women fainted when protesting workers blocked the domestic terminal of Murtala Muhammed ...
Ex- Nigeria Airways pensioners protest delay in payment of severance benefitsThe Nation Newspaper
N45bn benefits: Former airways workers ground activities at Lagos airportNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
Defunct Nigerian Airways Workers Protest Delay In Pension PaymentIndependent Newspapers Limited
TODAY.NG
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Just in: Thugs attack APC chieftain in Ebonyi, two others during meeting – Vanguard


Vanguard

Just in: Thugs attack APC chieftain in Ebonyi, two others during meeting
Vanguard
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi, Dr. Paul Okorie, was on Monday attacked by suspected political thugs at Ugwulangwu area of Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi. The thugs also attacked Mr. Nnachi Okoro, Ohaozara APC ...

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Breaking: Buhari appoints Tinubu to head APC reconciliation team – Vanguard


Vanguard

Breaking: Buhari appoints Tinubu to head APC reconciliation team
Vanguard
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to lead the consultation, reconciliation and confidence building team as a measure towards improving cohesion within the All Progressives Congress (APC). President Muhammadu Buhari and ...
2019: Buhari appoints Tinubu to lead APC strategy committeePremium Times
Buhari orders Tinubu to reconcile angry APC membersDaily Post Nigeria
Buhari asks Tinubu to reconcile aggrieved APC membersThe Punch
CHANNELS TELEVISION -BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog) -Naija247news -Guardian (blog)
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Alleged false asset declaration: Saraki to appear before CCT today – Premium Times


Premium Times

Alleged false asset declaration: Saraki to appear before CCT today
Premium Times
FILE PHOTO: The embattled senate president is currently on trial for alleged corruption and false declaration of assets. Related News. Appeal Court sends Saraki back to Code of Conduct Tribunal · Saraki asks Supreme Court to stop corruption trial ...
False assets declaration: Saraki at CCT with fellow senatorsDaily Post Nigeria
Saraki describes CCT trial as 'House of Cards'Vanguard
Update: Saraki calls 1st witness as assets declaration trial resumesThe Nation Newspaper
The Punch -AllAfrica.com -Naija News -TheCable
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IBB’s statement: SERAP ‘attacks’ IGP for declaring Kassim Afegbua wanted – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

IBB's statement: SERAP 'attacks' IGP for declaring Kassim Afegbua wanted
Daily Post Nigeria
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has “strongly condemned the intimidation and harassment by the police of Kassim Afegbua, spokesman of General Ibrahim Babangida over a statement he issued on behalf of the former military ...
The Planned Prosecution Of Mr. Kassim Afegbua Is Illegal By Femi FalanaSaharaReporters.com
Why We Declared Babaginda's Spokesman, Afegbua Wanted – PoliceCHANNELS TELEVISION
Why we declared Babangida's spokesman wanted – PoliceP.M. News
Information Nigeria -Africa Independent Television -AllAfrica.com -The Nation Newspaper
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Magu gives breakdown of loot EFCC recovered in 2017 – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Magu gives breakdown of loot EFCC recovered in 2017
Daily Post Nigeria
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said the commission recovered over N473billion in 2017. He said this yesterday at House of Representatives in Abuja when he appeared before the Committee on Financial ...
EFCC recovered over N500 billion in 2017 – MaguPremium Times
We've recovered N867bn, $6.258m, 13.847m euro in 2017—MaguVanguard
EFCC recovered N473bn, $98m in 2017 – MaguDaily Trust
Africa Independent Television -The Nation Newspaper -Naija News -360Nobs.com
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I’ll run for presidency if … — Jang – Vanguard


Vanguard

I'll run for presidency if … — Jang
Vanguard
Jos—Former governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North in the National Assembly, Jonah Jang, has said he will contest the presidency in 2019 if he is supported by the people to do so. Jonah Jang. Jang, in an interview with ...
Send Killer Fulani Herdsmen Out of Nigeria, Jang Urges FGTHISDAY Newspapers
2019 Presidency: I Will Take Over From Buhari- Jonah JangSurge (blog)

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Lagos 2019: Why everyone is afraid to challenge Ambode – Vanguard


Vanguard

Lagos 2019: Why everyone is afraid to challenge Ambode
Vanguard
Hon. Mustain Abiodun Tobun is a ranking member of the Lagos State House of Assembly representing Epe Constituency 1 on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC. Tobun, who is Chairman, House Committee on Works and Infrastructure, in this ...
'Ambode is God-sent'The Nation Newspaper
Ambode swears in new commissionerNew Telegraph Newspaper
Ambode demands best services from new commissionersThe Punch
THISDAY Newspapers -Guardian (blog)
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Kanu resurfaces with 2 Million Man March – Vanguard


Vanguard

Kanu resurfaces with 2 Million Man March
Vanguard
ABUJA—PROMOTER of the defunct Youth Earnestly Ask for Abacha YEAA, Prince Daniel Kanu has re-emerged on the nation's political scene with the New Deal Organisation, a vehicle through which he seeks to organize a two million man march to develop a new ...
2019 general elections: Do not sell your votes, Kanu advises NigeriansP.M. News

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Okorocha cancels 3-day work policy – Vanguard


Vanguard

Okorocha cancels 3-day work policy
Vanguard
OWERRI—THE Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has proscribed the three-day work policy his government propagated for the civil servants in the state. Okorocha. Okorocha disclosed this while briefing newsmen at the Government House, Owerri, on his ...
Okorocha urges Buhari to reply Obasanjo personallyDaily Trust
2019: Okorocha warns Imo people against fraudstersDaily Post Nigeria
Okorocha establishes six new tertiary institutions in ImoPremium Times
Guardian (blog) -Independent Newspapers Limited -Leadership Newspapers (press release) -The Nation Newspaper
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Shekau, insurgents relocate to Borno villages with hostages – Daily Trust


Daily Trust

Shekau, insurgents relocate to Borno villages with hostages
Daily Trust
Boko Haram factional leader, Abubakar Shekau, fled his Sambisa Forest sanctuary shortly before the military stormed and captured the area, Daily Trust has learnt. Shekau and his fighters have now relocated into remote villages in Konduga Local ...
Ending Terrorism In Grand StyleLeadership Newspapers (press release)
We've every reason to celebrate defeat of Boko Haram — ShettimaVanguard
Boko Haram: 30000 hostages rescued in two years – OfficialPremium Times
AllAfrica.com -TheCable -The Nation Newspaper -Naija247news
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Husband’s murder: Lawyer seeks bail for pregnant Maryam Sanda – Daily Trust


Daily Trust

Husband's murder: Lawyer seeks bail for pregnant Maryam Sanda
Daily Trust
Maryam Sanda is over three months pregnant and the prisons condition could be harmful to her and the foetus, her lawyer, Joseph Daudu (SAN) told court. Sources had confided in Daily Trust on December 14, 2017 that Maryam, who is presently breast ...
Court Denies Maryam Sanda BailLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Ex-PDP chair's son: I'm three-month pregnant, says alleged killer wifeThe Punch
Murder of Ex-PDP Chairman's Son: I am 3 months pregnant, 'killer wife', tells courtVanguard
Daily Post Nigeria -The Nation Newspaper -The Streetjournal -Independent Newspapers Limited
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Anisulowo Fayose’s chief of staff quits – Vanguard


Vanguard

Anisulowo Fayose's chief of staff quits
Vanguard
Chief Dipo Anisulowo, the Chief of Staff to Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, has quit with immediate effect. Fayose Anisulowo made his resignation known in a letter addressed to Fayose, a copy of which Anisulowo released to newsmen. He blamed ...
Ekiti PDP faults Fayemi, APC for alleged stoppage of N11m refundThe Nation Newspaper
Fayose's Chief of Staff resigns, accuses governor of dividing PDPTheNewsGuru

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Ex-PDP chair’s son: I’m three-month pregnant, says alleged killer wife – The Punch


The Punch

Ex-PDP chair's son: I'm three-month pregnant, says alleged killer wife
The Punch
Maryam Sanda, who allegedly stabbed her husband, Bilyamin Bello, to death on November 19, 2017, says she is three months pregnant. She spoke at the resumed hearing of the case against her at the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Jabi, Abuja ...

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Buhari signs executive order to improve local contents in Science, engineering, tech procurement – Vanguard


Vanguard

Buhari signs executive order to improve local contents in Science, engineering, tech procurement
Vanguard
President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja signed Executive Order 5 to improve local content in public procurement with science, engineering and technology components. This was made known to newsmen by the Senior Special Assistant to President on Media ...
Buhari signs executive order to prevent foreigners from getting jobs Nigerians can doPremium Times
Osinbajo To Inaugurate ERGP Focus Labs To Stimulate EconomyLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Buhari signs air service agreements with 5 countriesDaily Post Nigeria
THISDAY Newspapers -The Nation Newspaper -TODAY.NG
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Nigerian Troops Free 30000 Captives from Boko Haram Terrorists- Defence Minister – Naija247news


Naija247news

Nigerian Troops Free 30000 Captives from Boko Haram Terrorists- Defence Minister
Naija247news
I wish to state that the Ministry of Defence and indeed the Armed Forces of Nigeria have recorded remarkable success during the period under review particularly in the area of degrading the Boko Haram Terrorists in the North-East. Also, there have been ...

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Budget: Buhari begs Communication Ministry to fund Senate project – Vanguard


Vanguard

Budget: Buhari begs Communication Ministry to fund Senate project
Vanguard
ABUJA – THE Senate Monday begged the Ministry of Communication to provide funds for its annual conference on cyber space security. Minister for Communications, Chief Adebayo Shittu during the opening of the Federal Executive Council Meeting at the ...
Senate asks Communication Ministry to fund its annual projectDaily Post Nigeria
Budget: Senate begs Ministry to inject fund for own projectBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
Senators Beg Shittu To Accommodate Cyber Conference In Ministry's BudgetIndependent Newspapers Limited

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2019: Group raises alarm over ‘evil’ coalition, asks Nigerians to reject IBB’s digital corruption – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

2019: Group raises alarm over 'evil' coalition, asks Nigerians to reject IBB's digital corruption
Daily Post Nigeria
Nigerians have been warned to be wary of the 'evil coalition' being championed by former President, Olusegun Obasanjo and his cronies, aimed at deceiving them ahead of the 2019 general elections. A group, under the umbrella of New Initiative for ...
2019: Group worried over 'expired politicians' emerging on political sceneVanguard
Babangida's spokesman denies police arrest report over Buhari statementPremium Times
History will be kind to IBB, Says ADPThe Nation Newspaper
Daily Trust -Leadership Newspapers (press release) -TheCable -SaharaReporters.com
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FCT Minister promises new NYSC camp in 2018 – P.M. News


P.M. News

FCT Minister promises new NYSC camp in 2018
P.M. News
The FCT Minister, Malam Mohammed Bello, says a new permanent Orientation Camp for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the territory will be constructed this year. Bello said this on Monday at the closing ceremony of the three weeks Orientation ...
Pursue True Federalism, Tambuwal Charges NYSC MembersLeadership Newspapers (press release)
El-Rufa'i urges corps members not to compromise 2019 electionsPremium Times
NYSC wants IDPs out of orientation camp in BornoWorldStage
Vanguard -The Eagle Online -TODAY.NG -THISDAY Newspapers
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