Daily Archives: February 7, 2018

Army to storm Benue, Taraba, Kogi, Kaduna, others over killings, kidnappings – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Army to storm Benue, Taraba, Kogi, Kaduna, others over killings, kidnappings
Daily Post Nigeria
The Nigerian Army has announced planned conduct of Exercise AYEM AKPATUMA in Benue, Taraba, Kogi, Nasarawa, Kaduna and Niger states) from Thursday, 15 February to Saturday 31 March, 2018. Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. TY Buratai made the announcement ...
Breaking: Buratai deploys troops to Benue, Taraba, 4 other statesVanguard
Nigerian Army Deploys Troops to Benue, Taraba, 4 Other StatesNaija News
Nigerian Army launches 44-day operation in Benue, Taraba, othersTODAY.NG

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Dana Air says aircraft’s door didn’t fall off – Daily Trust


Daily Trust

Dana Air says aircraft's door didn't fall off
Daily Trust
Controversy is brewing over the alleged detachment of a Dana Airline plane exit door after landing at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja. Many passengers who took to twitter after the incident claimed the door was unstable throughout ...
BREAKING: Passengers Panic As Dana Airline's Exit Door Falls OffLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Dana Air speaks on on aircraft door that fell offPremium Times
Dana Air reacts to report of falling aircraft door in AbujaWorldStage
SaharaReporters.com -Information Nigeria -BellaNaija
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Ex-PDP chairman’s son: Alleged killer wife loses fresh bail application – The Punch


The Punch

Ex-PDP chairman's son: Alleged killer wife loses fresh bail application
The Punch
The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Jabi, on Wednesday struck out a fresh bail application filed by Maryam Sanda, who is being prosecuted for allegedly stabbing her husband, Bilyamin Bello, to death, on November 19, 2017. Justice Yusuf ...
Zargin Kashe Miji: Maryam Sanda Ta Cewa Kotu Tana Da Juna Biyun Wata UkuLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Again court refuses bail to Maryam Sanda, accused of killing ex-PDP chairman's sonPremium Times
Court to rule on Maryam Sanda's bail, as trial beginsDaily Trust

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We are ready to offer Nigerians affordable education – Netherlands – Vanguard


Vanguard

We are ready to offer Nigerians affordable education – Netherlands
Vanguard
The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Nigeria on Wednesday announced the readiness of Dutch universities and other higher educational institutions to offer qualitative and affordable education to Nigerians. The embassy's Advisor for Trade ...

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Buhari changes mode of prayers at Wednesday’s FEC meeting – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Buhari changes mode of prayers at Wednesday's FEC meeting
Daily Post Nigeria
President Muhammadu Buhari this Wedenesday, altered the mode of prayers at his weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting. Usually, Buhari would ask one Muslim and one Christian Minister to say the opening prayers. But today, the president allowed ...
Buhari alters mode of prayer as he presides over FECVanguard
President Buhari presides over FEC meetingTODAY.NG

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Police command arrests personnel over death of commercial driver – Vanguard


Vanguard

Police command arrests personnel over death of commercial driver
Vanguard
The Police Command in Edo says it has arrested members of its patrol team allegedly responsible for the killing of a commercial driver on Tuesday morning. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Johnson Kokumo, said this in a statement made ...
Youths In Edo Protest Over The Alleged Killing Of Driver By PolicemanNaija News
Edo Government Calls For Calm In Alleged Death Of YouthCHANNELS TELEVISION
Five policemen arrested over driver's death in EdoThe Nation Newspaper
The Punch -New Telegraph Newspaper -Africa Independent Television -Ripples Nigeria
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IG of Police speaks for Miyetti Allah, he should resign – Ortom blasts Jimoh Moshood – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

IG of Police speaks for Miyetti Allah, he should resign – Ortom blasts Jimoh Moshood
Daily Post Nigeria
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has reacted to statement credited to Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Force headquarters, Jimoh Moshood calling for his resignation. The governor described Moshood's statement as laughable, adding that IGP ...
BREAKING: Benue Killings: Senate rejects committee reportPremium Times
IGP now mouthpiece of Myetti Allah, says OrtomTheCable
Benue Killings: Senate Rejects Report On IGP's Failure To Arrest PerpetratorsCHANNELS TELEVISION
Daily Trust -TV360 -The Eagle Online -The Punch
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EFCC won’t spare VCs found wanting in N450m monthly furniture fraud – Magu – Vanguard


Vanguard

EFCC won't spare VCs found wanting in N450m monthly furniture fraud – Magu
Vanguard
ABUJA-THE Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, yesterday, hinted that a secret investigation was ongoing in alleged low remittances made past registrars of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB ...
JAMB partners EFCC on fight against exams malpracticesDaily Post Nigeria
JAMB extends deadline for registrationPremium Times
JAMB extends registration for 2018 UTME till Feb. 11The Nation Newspaper
TheCable -Daily Trust -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -360Nobs.com
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Alleged N650m money laundering: Court adjourns trial of ex-FCT Minister – Vanguard


The Punch

Alleged N650m money laundering: Court adjourns trial of ex-FCT Minister
Vanguard
A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, has adjourned the trial of a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Jumoke Akinjide, and two others, charged with N650 million money laundering. Judicial symbol. Trial judge, Justice Sule Hassan ...
N650m Fraud: Akinjide, Others Opt For Plea BargainLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Former minister, Jumoke Akinjide returns N650m to EFCCDaily Post Nigeria
N650m fraud: Ex-FCT minister, Akinjide, opts for plea bargainThe Punch
Premium Times -BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog) -The Nation Newspaper -Guardian (blog)
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How APC Senators rejected restructuring – PDP spokesman, Ologbondiyan – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

How APC Senators rejected restructuring – PDP spokesman, Ologbondiyan
Daily Post Nigeria
The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kola Ologbondiyan, has taken a swipe at the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over the issue of political restructuring in Nigeria. Ologbondiyan not only accused the APC of ...
Coalition for Nigeria Movement: Long and tough road to travelVanguard
Restructuring: What should Buhari do with APC panel's report?The Punch
PDP Condemns Moves By Police To Arrest IBB's Media AdviserLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Daily Trust -The Nation Newspaper -New Telegraph Newspaper
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2019: Kashamu reacts to Atiku reportedly picking Fayose as running mate – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

2019: Kashamu reacts to Atiku reportedly picking Fayose as running mate
Daily Post Nigeria
The Senator representing Ogun East, Buruji Kashamu, has said that any candidate who picks the Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, as his running mate in next's year's election, is endangering his life. Kashamu also stated that Fayose stands no ...
Only electorate can decide Buhari's reelection fate, says KashamuNaija247news
2019 Presidency: Fayose Going Nowhere – KashamuThe Whistler NG
Worst mistake any presidential candidate would do is pick Fayose as vice, Sen Kashamu arguesRipples Nigeria
Nigeria News
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Ekwueme: Loss for Anambra, gain for Ebonyi – Vanguard


Vanguard

Ekwueme: Loss for Anambra, gain for Ebonyi
Vanguard
AWKA- THE late Second Republic Vice- President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, who died last year in a London hospital, was last week buried in his home town, Oko in Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra State amidst eulogies poured by Nigerian leaders and ...

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Gunmen abduct NDDC contractors in Bayelsa – Vanguard


The Nation Newspaper

Gunmen abduct NDDC contractors in Bayelsa
Vanguard
YENAGOA—GUNMEN, yesterday, abducted two contractors working on one of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC's projects in Otuogiri community, Ogbia Local Government Area, Bayelsa State. It was gathered that the gunmen, who stormed the community ...
Gunmen kidnap NDDC contractors in BayelsaThe Nation Newspaper
Gunmen kidnap two NDDC contractors in BayelsaThe Eagle Online

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Senate concurs with Reps on reordering of poll timetable – The Punch


The Punch

Senate concurs with Reps on reordering of poll timetable
The Punch
The Senate and House of Representatives Committees on the Amendment to the Electoral Act 2010, have agreed on the reshuffle of the order of polls during general elections in Nigeria. The implication is that the Senate has concurred with the House of ...
2019: Senate, Reps adopt reordered sequence of electionPremium Times
Senate, Reps announce position on order of 2019 electionDaily Post Nigeria
2019: Senate, Reps joint committee adopt reordered sequence of electionThe Nation Newspaper
Daily Trust -CHANNELS TELEVISION -Business Standard -MyRepublica (satire) (press release) (blog)
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Waiting for a Third Force (1) – The Nation Newspaper


Vanguard

Waiting for a Third Force (1)
The Nation Newspaper
Power, to the ambitious, is like an aphrodisiac. It creates the enabling self-satisfying platform for the realisation of other pursuits and wants that can only be assuaged by a higher dose of its finer or baser attributes. It has been used by leaders ...
2019: OBJ, IBB letters'll help Buhari's re-election —EyubeVanguard

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10 held as Customs seizes N1.6b contraband – The Nation Newspaper


The Nation Newspaper

10 held as Customs seizes N1.6b contraband
The Nation Newspaper
CONTRABAND worth N1.6billion were impounded last month by the Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone A of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Area Controller Mohammed Uba said yesterday. He told reporters at the unit's Ikeja, Lagos command that among the ...
NCS seizes 31 exotic vehicles, 14 trailers of rice in LagosGuardian (blog)
Customs Intercepts N1.7bn ContrabandsThe Tide
Customs FOU Zone A Seizes N1.61bn Contraband In JanuaryIndependent Newspapers Limited

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Nasarawa killings: Major war ongoing – Maku tells Buhari – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Nasarawa killings: Major war ongoing – Maku tells Buhari
Daily Post Nigeria
Former Minister of Information, Mr Labaran Maku, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to use his visit to Nasarawa state to end the incessant killings between herdsmen and farmers. Recall that Buhari early today arrived Nasarawa State for his official ...
What Buhari said during Nasarawa visit (FULL SPEECH)Premium Times
Buhari spits fire, warns herders, bandits against attacksVanguard
Don't carry out reprisal attacks, Buhari tells Herdsmen victimsThe Nation Newspaper
Daily Trust -CHANNELS TELEVISION -P.M. News -360Nobs.com
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How Igbo man defeated Boko Haram for us – Gov. Shettima – Daily Post Nigeria


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How Igbo man defeated Boko Haram for us – Gov. Shettima
Daily Post Nigeria
The Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, has revealed that the destruction of the dens of Boko Haram in Sambisa forest was made possible by an Igbo man. The Governor said this during a town hall meeting for the military and security agencies at ...
Air Force airlifts hostages from SambisaThe Nation Newspaper
Boko Haram: NAF airlifts rescued hostages to MaiduguriDaily Trust
Boko Haram leader releases video days after Nigeria claims defeatDaily Mail
WorldStage -Premium Times -NTA News -Face2Face Africa
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