Daily Archives: February 8, 2018

FG arraigns civil servant over ownership of 86 exotic cars, houses – Vanguard


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FG arraigns civil servant over ownership of 86 exotic cars, houses
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ABUJA – The Federal Government, on Thursday, arraigned the Director of Finance and Account in the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Ibrahim Tumsah over his alleged failure to declare his ownership of 86 exotic cars. Cars recovered by ...
FG arraigns 2 brothers for non-declaration of assetsThe Nation Newspaper

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Rep who dumped APC finally joins PDP – Premium Times


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Rep who dumped APC finally joins PDP
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The House of Representatives on Thursday went agog when a lawmaker, Jagaba Adams, (Kagarko/Kachia) who was a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, identified himself as a member of the opposition People's Democratic Party, PDP. Mr ...
Drama as Hon Jagaba announces exit from APC to PDPDaily Post Nigeria
Drama as Hon. Jagaba dumps APC, announces self as PDP memberDaily Trust

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Benue killings: Why 15 out of 25 Senators rejected Abu Ibrahim’s committee report – Daily Post Nigeria


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Benue killings: Why 15 out of 25 Senators rejected Abu Ibrahim's committee report
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Joint Senate Committee on Police Affairs and National Security and Intelligence report which was submitted to the Senate chambers on Wednesday was witnessed with credibility crisis; hence, 15 out of 25 Senators who are members did not sign the report ...
An Eye for An Eye Makes the Whole World Blind, By Ahmed OluwasanjoPremium Times
Stop ruling Nigeria with double standard, Fayose tells FGVanguard
Stop double standard, Fayose tells BuhariThe Punch
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INEC reveals how 2019 elections would be monitored – Daily Post Nigeria


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INEC reveals how 2019 elections would be monitored
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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has revealed how the 2019 general elections would be monitored. INEC chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu disclosed this during his visit to the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the ...
2019: INEC to partner NIGCOMSAT for successful pollsPremium Times
2019: INEC partners NIGCOMSAT on e-collation, transmissionVanguard
INEC seeks collaboration with NIGCOMSAT for e-resultsThe Nation Newspaper
Africa Independent Television -Daily Trust -THISDAY Newspapers -TheNewsGuru
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Group support measures to end Benue killings – Daily Trust


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Group support measures to end Benue killings
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A group, Good Friends of Ortom (GOFOR) has expressed support for necessary measures already taken to end killings in Benue rural communities. This is even as the Nigerian Military has announced the commencement of special operation "Cat Race" in ...
Nigerian Military arrests suspected herders in BenueTV360
Troops arrest Fulani herdsmen planning attack on Benue communityThe Punch
Troops arrest two Fulani herdsmen in BenueThe Nation Newspaper
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These attacks, reprisal attacks are an intolerable cycle of hell that must be broken – Saraki – Vanguard


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These attacks, reprisal attacks are an intolerable cycle of hell that must be broken – Saraki
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#SecuritySummit: Remarks by the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, at the Summit on National Security, Held at NAF Conference Center, Abuja. PROTOCOLS. President of the Nigerian 8th Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki 1.You are welcome to the ...
National Security Summit: Buhari to Deliver Opening RemarksNew Telegraph Newspaper

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NHIS workers protest reinstatement of Executive Secretary Yusuf – Premium Times


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NHIS workers protest reinstatement of Executive Secretary Yusuf
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The worker's union of the National Health Insurance Scheme on Thursday staged a protest against the reinstatement of the suspended Executive Secretary of the scheme. Scores of the union workers are currently staging a protest at the NHIS office in ...
Nigerians react to Yusuf's reinstatement, queries Buhari's anti-corruption warDaily Post Nigeria
Suspended NHIS boss, Usman Yusuf resumes tomorrowVanguard
BREAKING: Unionists paralyse activists at NHIS, demand Yusuf's removalThe Punch
Leadership Newspapers (press release) -Daily Trust -AllAfrica.com -BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
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Reps pass vote of no confidence on IGP Idris, order his sack – Daily Post Nigeria


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Reps pass vote of no confidence on IGP Idris, order his sack
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The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on the ground of gross incompetence. The House passed a vote of no confidence on the IGP, asking Buhari to remove him ...
Nigeria: Sack Police Chief Idris Now, Reps Tell President BuhariAllAfrica.com
Killings by herdsmen: Reps want IG sacked, Senate rejects Benue panel reportThe Punch
Reps calls for IGP's sackNaija247news
Africa Independent Television -THISDAY Newspapers -Nigeria News -News Agency of Nigeria (press release)
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No reconciliation between Gandujiyya, Kwankwasiyya forever – Ganduje – Daily Post Nigeria


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No reconciliation between Gandujiyya, Kwankwasiyya forever – Ganduje
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The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje says there will be no reconciliation between his political pressure group, Gandujiyya and Kwankwasiyya, a political group owned by Senator Rabi'u Musa Kwankwaso. DAILY POST had report that no fewer than ...
The Collapse Of Kwankwasiya's Test-Tube Baby360Nobs.com
BUA Group to construct N7.5bn 220-bed specialist hospital in KanoBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
Nigeria: Bua Group to Construct 220-Bed Specialist Hospital in KanoAllAfrica.com
The Whistler NG -The Nation Newspaper -Naija247news -Ripples Nigeria
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Inability to move motion for bail exposes fake lawyer who has 15 years ‘experience’ – Vanguard


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Inability to move motion for bail exposes fake lawyer who has 15 years 'experience'
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LAGOS—A middle-aged man, who has been 'working' as a lawyer for 15 years, was exposed, Tuesday, at a magistrate court in Ojo area of Lagos by his inability to move a motion for bail. Fake lawyer, Barrister Elisha Chris. The suspect, identified as ...
Lagos fake lawyer caught after 15-year practiceThe Punch
Police arrest fake lawyer in courtThe Nation Newspaper
Nigeria: Police Arrest Fake Lawyer Who Practiced for 15 YearsAllAfrica.com
New Telegraph Newspaper
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Governor Lalong sacks entire cabinet – Daily Post Nigeria


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Governor Lalong sacks entire cabinet
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Governor of Plateau State, Simon Bako Lalong, has dissolved the entire State Executive Cabinet with effect from Thursday, February 8, 2018. Lalong has also directed the 17 Commissioners in the state, to hand over to the various Permanent Secretaries in ...
Plateau governor sacks all commissionersPremium Times
BREAKING: Lalong sacks commissionersThe Punch
JUST: Plateau Gov Lalong Dissolves CabinetLeadership Newspapers (press release)
CHANNELS TELEVISION -Daily Trust -THISDAY Newspapers -New Telegraph Newspaper
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NCAA begins investigation into Dana plane door accident – Premium Times


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NCAA begins investigation into Dana plane door accident
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The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, says it has commenced investigation into the incident of a Dana airline planes's door on Wednesday. The spokesperson of the NCAA, Sam Adurogboye, confirmed the incident and said a four- member team from the ...
NCAA commences investigation into Dana airplane's exit door fallVanguard
Dana Air Incident: NCAA Wades In To Recertify AircraftLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Dana Air Aircraft Exit Door Accident At Abuja Airport, NCAA Carries Out InvestigationSaharaReporters.com
BBC News -TheCable -New York Daily News -BellaNaija
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I have no psychiatric case, pay Imo judges – Ohakim tells Okorocha – Daily Post Nigeria


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I have no psychiatric case, pay Imo judges – Ohakim tells Okorocha
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A former Governor of Imo State, Chief Ikedi Ohakim, says he is not surprised that Governor Rochas Okorocha prescribed psychiatric examination for a man who demanded the clearing of 16 months salaries and allowances owed serving high court judges in the ...
New Year killing: Rivers govt. accuses Okorocha of 'shielding' wanted cultistPremium Times
More criticism trail Okorocha's plan to create 6 new higher institutionsP.M. News
Tension in Imo as oil communities condemn Okorocha's amnesty to Don Waney's menVanguard
The Punch -Guardian (blog) -Lagos (press release) -Nigeria News
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Ambode backs war against kidnapping, others – The Punch


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Ambode backs war against kidnapping, others
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Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Wednesday said his administration would continue to support operations of the Nigerian Army against kidnapping, armed robbery, illegal oil bunkering and other security challenges. Speaking at Lagos House ...
Ambode Pledges Support For Military Operations To Curb CrimeLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Ambode receptive to tourism innovation, says CommissionerThe Nation Newspaper
Ambode backs military actions in LagosBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
New Telegraph Newspaper
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Arrest of Innoson Motors Boss: Be more cautious in your operations on Civil Matters, Senate to EFCC – Vanguard


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Arrest of Innoson Motors Boss: Be more cautious in your operations on Civil Matters, Senate to EFCC
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ABUJA- THE Senate yesterday, took a swipe at the management of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC over the arrest of the Managing Director of Innoson Motors Limited, Innocent Chukwuma last year December, saying that the anti- graft body ...
EFCC operatives contradict self at Senate hearing over arrest of Innoson BossDaily Post Nigeria
Innoson: We can arrest anyone without warrant – EFCCPremium Times
EFCC justifies Innoson boss' arrest, Senate summons GTB bossThe Punch
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Herdsmen kill SARS Commander in Oyo – Vanguard


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Herdsmen kill SARS Commander in Oyo
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Ibadan—The Commander of a team of Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, in Oyo State was reportedly killed by herdsmen as they tried disarming the herdsmen, who were terrorising residents of Saki. According to information gathered, the team of policemen ...
Police arrest four over killing of SARS commander in OyoDaily Post Nigeria
Saki boils as herdsmen kill SARS officer, one otherDaily Trust
Fulani herdsmen kill SARS operative in OyoThe Nation Newspaper
Naija News -P.M. News -The Eagle Online -Guardian (blog)
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DSS invites IBB’s spokesman, Afegbua over statement on Buhari – Daily Post Nigeria


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DSS invites IBB's spokesman, Afegbua over statement on Buhari
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The Department of State Security Services (DSS) has invited Kassim Afegbua for a chat with its Director-General, Mr Lawal Musa Daura. The meeting will hold on Thursday, February 8. This invitation came few hours after Afegbua honoured police invitation ...
2019: SSS invites Babangida's spokesman Kassim AfegbuaPremium Times
IBB: Afegbua visits police, released after two-hour interactionThe Punch
Piece of IBBThe Nation Newspaper
TheCable -Nigeria Today -Independent Newspapers Limited -Ripples Nigeria
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LASU Land Encroachment: Deputy Gov. assures stakeholders of transparency – Vanguard


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LASU Land Encroachment: Deputy Gov. assures stakeholders of transparency
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Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Adebule recently assured concerned stakeholders of government transparency in handling regularisation process of the encroached 682 hectares land belonging to Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, Lagos. LASU. You ...
LASU matriculates 4343 studentsNaija247news

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Ajimobi, Ganduje, Abubakar, Amaeachi holds private meeting in Ibadan – Vanguard


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Ajimobi, Ganduje, Abubakar, Amaeachi holds private meeting in Ibadan
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IBADAN-GOVERNOR Abiola Ajimobi Wednesday hosted his counterparts from Jigawa and Kano State, Governors Badaru Abubakar and Umar Ganduje respectively as well as the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi and the APC national secretary, Alhaji Mai Mala ...
Amaechi, Ajimobi, Abubakar, Ganduje meet behind closed door in OyoDaily Post Nigeria
Leave legacy within your host communities -AjimobiNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

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Benue Killings: Senate rejects committee’s report – Vanguard


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Benue Killings: Senate rejects committee's report
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The Senate on Wednesday rejected the report of its Joint Committee on Police Affairs and National Security and Intelligence on the Jan. 1, 2018 killings in Benue. It said the report failed to capture the views of the state governor, Mr. Samuel Ortom ...
Benue killings: Senate condemns Committee for lack of detailed reportDaily Post Nigeria
Senate rejects report linking Fulani herdsmen, Benue militia to killingsThe Nation Newspaper
Reps Ask Buhari To Sack IGP Over 'Failings', Benue IncidentCHANNELS TELEVISION
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Alleged N2.1bn fraud: Dokpesi’s wife got N100m, EFCC tells court – Vanguard


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Alleged N2.1bn fraud: Dokpesi's wife got N100m, EFCC tells court
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ABUJA – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, told the Federal High Court in Abuja that out of the N2.1billion that Chairman emeritus of DAAR Communications Plc, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi, allegedly received from the ...
#Dasukigate: How Dokpesi shared N2.1 billion – Prosecution WitnessPremium Times
EFCC's witness to court: Oluwatosin Dokpesi got over N100mThe Nation Newspaper
Dokpesi Paid Wife Over N100m, Family Members, Others From N2.1bn NSA Fund – WitnessIndependent Newspapers Limited
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Illegal mining: Ebonyi arrests 4 Chinese, 16 others – Daily Trust


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Illegal mining: Ebonyi arrests 4 Chinese, 16 others
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Ebonyi state government in collaboration with security agencies, on Wednesday arrested four Chinese and 16 others over illegal mining at Echara Unuphu, Abakaliki local government area of the state. Addressing journalists at the mining site, Senior ...
Police arrest four Chinese nationals as govt. busts elaborate illegal mining operation in EbonyiPremium Times
Four Chinese, 16 others arrested in Ebonyi over illegal miningThe Punch

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Court Sentenced Bayelsa Husband Killer To Die By Hanging – SaharaReporters.com


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Court Sentenced Bayelsa Husband Killer To Die By Hanging
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A State High Court in Bayelsa State has on Tuesday, sentenced to death by hanging a 30-year-old Victoria Gagariga for the killing of her husband, Henry Gagariga, on February 4, 2015, at the residence along Ebisam Road in Akenfa, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State ...
Husband's killer sentenced to death by hangingThe Nation Newspaper

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