Daily Archives: February 9, 2018

Supreme Court Dismiss Olisa Metuh’s No Case Submission – Nigeria News


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Supreme Court Dismiss Olisa Metuh's No Case Submission
Nigeria News
The Supreme Court on Friday struck out the appeal of a former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, describing it as defective and incompetent for failing to comply with constitutional provisions for the filing such appeal. By ...

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Police/Youth clash: Obaseki visits family of slain driver, sets up N10m education fund for children – Vanguard


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Police/Youth clash: Obaseki visits family of slain driver, sets up N10m education fund for children
Vanguard
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has set up a N10 million education fund for the training of two children of late David Okoniba, whose death was allegedly caused by an exchange with a police officer at Upper Igun, Third Junction area of Benin ...
Obaseki Pledges N10m For Family Of Driver Allegedly Killed By PoliceCHANNELS TELEVISION
'No agreement to establish cattle colonies in Edo'The Nation Newspaper
Photo: Keystone Bank presents sweepers' jacket to ObasekiP.M. News
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2019: Call Onu, Elechi To Order, Ebonyi APC Tells Buhari – Independent Newspapers Limited


2019: Call Onu, Elechi To Order, Ebonyi APC Tells Buhari
Independent Newspapers Limited
Abakaliki – The Ebonyi State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to call the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, former governor of the state, Chief Martin Elechi and the ...

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Wike accuses APC, Buhari of plotting to use INEC to rig elections – Daily Post Nigeria


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Wike accuses APC, Buhari of plotting to use INEC to rig elections
Daily Post Nigeria
Nyesom Wike, Governor of Rivers State, has allegedly revealed how the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, plans to rig governorship elections in his state, Delta and Akwa Ibom State respectively. Wike claimed that INEC has concluded plans ...
Wike To Apc: You Want To Use Inec To Rig 2019 ElectionsLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Gov Wike alleges plot by APC FG to use INEC to rig 2019 electionsTheNewsGuru
2019: Gov Wike unveils INEC, APC plot to allegedly rig Rivers, Delta, A'Ibom electionsRipples Nigeria
New Telegraph Newspaper
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Buhari didn’t promise rosy change – APC tells Nigerians, endorses President for second term – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Buhari didn't promise rosy change – APC tells Nigerians, endorses President for second term
Daily Post Nigeria
Elders in the All Progressives Congress in Plateau State on Friday said President Muhammadu Buhari never promised Nigerians a rosy passage. The elders, under the aegis of APC Elders Advisory Council of Plateau State, said when Buhari took over ...
2019: Plateau APC elders endorse Buhari, LalongPremium Times
Lalong sacks commissionersThe Punch
Governor Lalong dissolves cabinetThe Eagle Online

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Supreme Court gives final verdict on Metuh’s trial – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Supreme Court gives final verdict on Metuh's trial
Daily Post Nigeria
The Supreme Court has ruled that a former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olisa Metuh, should face trial for alleged fraud. The PDP former spokesperson is standing trial for allegedly diverting N400 million from the former National ...
N400m fraud: S/Court dismisses Metuh's no-case submission appealVanguard
Alleged N400m Fraud: Former PDP Spokesperson Metuh Has A Case To Answer, Says Supreme CourtSaharaReporters.com
Alleged Fraud: Supreme Court Rejects Metuh's AppealCHANNELS TELEVISION
Independent Television and Radio -The Eagle Online -Nigeria News -Ripples Nigeria
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APC begins registration of new members in Ebonyi – Vanguard


APC begins registration of new members in Ebonyi
Vanguard
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi, says it will set up a 6-member committee in each of the 13 local government areas, to monitor the registration of new members. APC State Chairman, Mr. Eze Nwachukwu, who announced this on Friday in Ngbo ...
Ebonyi APC commences registration of new membersP.M. News

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Three killed, many missing as herdsmen attack Tsokwa in Benue – Daily Post Nigeria


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Three killed, many missing as herdsmen attack Tsokwa in Benue
Daily Post Nigeria
Three persons have been confirmed killed following an attack on Tsokwa village in Anyii, Logo Local Government Area of Benue state. Many others are still missing in the incident that occurred Thursday night into Friday morning. Chairman of Logo local ...
Three killed in fresh attacks on Benue communitiesPremium Times
Three killed in fresh Benue attackTheCable
Three Killed In Fresh Attack On Benue CommunityCHANNELS TELEVISION
Naija News -The Whistler NG
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Herdsmen open fire on ex-IYC President, 6 others in Delta – Vanguard


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Herdsmen open fire on ex-IYC President, 6 others in Delta
Vanguard
PATANI – PRESIDENT emeritus of the Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, Dr. Chris Ekiyor, yesterday said he and other travellers along the Unenurhie axis of the East-West road, Delta State, escaped death by the whiskers when gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen ...
Ijaw youths blow hot over herdsmen attack on ex-president, warn Buhari of warDaily Post Nigeria
Trouble Brews in N'Delta Over Herdsmen Attack on Ijaw LeaderTHISDAY Newspapers
Attack On Former Iyc President, Dr. Chris Ekiyor Along East Westroad: Iyc Call On Federal Government To Take Drastic ...The Nigerian Voice (press release) (blog)

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2019: Kwankwaso flags off presidential campaign in Anambra – Daily Post Nigeria


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2019: Kwankwaso flags off presidential campaign in Anambra
Daily Post Nigeria
A former Governor of Kano State and Senator representing Kano Central Senatorial District, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has flagged off his bid to win the 2019 presidency. He was in Anambra State On Thursday, where he met with the leadership of his group, the ...
2019: Kwankwaso Kicks Off Presidential Campaign In AnambraSundiataPost (press release) (blog)
Denied access to Kano, Kwankwaso takes presidential campaign to AnambraRipples Nigeria
Kwankwaso Launches Presidential Campaign For 2019Nigeria News
New Telegraph Newspaper
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Katsina APC Chairman escapes lynching in govt house – Vanguard


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Katsina APC Chairman escapes lynching in govt house
Vanguard
KATSINA—Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Katsina State, Alhaji Shittu Shittu, yesterday, escaped lynching by youths and supporters of Alhaji Bature Masari, who defected to the party from Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. APC. The event ...
APC chairman escapes mob attackPremium Times
Masari defects to APC in Katsina, as party chairman escapes mob attackThe Eagle Online
Masari Expresses Concern Over High Rate Of Drug Abuse Among WomenThe Tide
Guardian (blog) -Nigeria News
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Boko Haram: Security agencies, NGOs meet over new challenges in Borno – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Boko Haram: Security agencies, NGOs meet over new challenges in Borno
Daily Post Nigeria
The Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Rogers Nicholas yesterday, met with Heads of Security Agencies and Non Governmental Organizations (NGO) at the Headquarters, Theatre Command, Maiduguri to deliberate on issues bordering on ...
General Rogers inspects Sambisa road construction projectVanguard

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Obasanjo can’t stop Buhari — Waku – Vanguard


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Obasanjo can't stop Buhari — Waku
Vanguard
In this interview, Senator JKN Waku speaks on former President Olusegun Obasanjo's letter to President Muhammadu Buhari asking him not to re-contest. He also speaks on the recent killings in Benue State and the federal government handling of the crisis ...
Buhari didn't promise rosy change – APC tells Nigerians, endorses President for second termDaily Post Nigeria
IBB's Letter To His CountrymanLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Mr. President! These drums are loud enoughTheCable
Premium Times -Bloomberg -The Punch -AllAfrica.com
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Catholic Bishops meet Buhari, advise president [FULL SPEECH] – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Catholic Bishops meet Buhari, advise president [FULL SPEECH]
Daily Post Nigeria
Catholic Bishops under aegis of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, met with President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday at the State House , Abuja. The clergymen expressed their concern over the suffering in the country: poverty, hunger ...
Mr. President! These drums are loud enoughTheCable
President Buhari, Catholic bishops in frank exchange • You're fast losing goodwill, bishops tell BuhariThe Punch
Peaceful Transitions In Africa No Longer Negotiable – PMBLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Eyewitness News -AllAfrica.com -The Eagle Online -The Nation Newspaper
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2019: Track sources of campaign funds, INEC urges EFCC – Vanguard


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2019: Track sources of campaign funds, INEC urges EFCC
Vanguard
ABUJA—THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to track the sources of funds spent by politicians and political parties with a view to enforcing the provisions of the Electoral ...
'INEC, EFCC assure of collaboration ahead of 2019'Daily Trust
2019: INEC asks EFCC to monitor politicians' spendingThe Punch
INEC seeks EFCC's collaboration on vote buying, campaign fundsThe Nation Newspaper
Daily Post Nigeria -BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog) -THISDAY Newspapers -New Telegraph Newspaper
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StarTimes Subscribers Hit 4 Million Mark, Invests $220m in Nigeria – THISDAY Newspapers


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StarTimes Subscribers Hit 4 Million Mark, Invests $220m in Nigeria
THISDAY Newspapers
L-r: Executive Director, National Film and Video Censors Board, Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, Adedayo Thomas; Director, China Culture Centre, Mr. Li Xuda; Representative Chairman, House Committee on Information, National Orientation ...
StarTimes invests $220m in NigeriaGuardian (blog)

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Court restores Orji Kalu’s degree certificate – Vanguard


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Court restores Orji Kalu's degree certificate
Vanguard
UMUAHIA—AN Abia State High Court sitting in Isiukwuato has ordered the restoration of the bachelors degree obtained by Chief Orji Uzor Kalu from the Abia State University. Orji Kalu. Kalu, who started his degree programme at the University of ...
Court orders ABSU to restore Kalu's withdrawn degreeThe Nation Newspaper
Court Orders Abia Varsity to Restore Orji Kalu's CertificateTHISDAY Newspapers
Court orders restoration of Kalu's varsity certificateNew Telegraph Newspaper

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Obasanjo’s CNM establishes committees on women and youth mobilisaiton – Vanguard


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Obasanjo's CNM establishes committees on women and youth mobilisaiton
Vanguard
FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo inspired Coalition for Nigeria Movement, CNM has created two forums to help it realise its broad goal of mobilising youths and women into leadership positions in the country, the group said in a statement yesterday ...
Deconstructing a messageThe Nation Newspaper
2019: Tough task for CNMNew Telegraph Newspaper
Public, private sectors must collaborate for growth, says ObasanjoThe Punch
THISDAY Newspapers
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Edo earmarks 150000 hectares for oil palm plantation – Vanguard


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Edo earmarks 150000 hectares for oil palm plantation
Vanguard
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said the state is ready to commit between 100,000 to 150,000 hectares of land to the cultivation of oil palm plantations over a period of five to ten years. *Elder Onyegbula in his palm plantation. Obaseki ...
Edo govt to reopen job portal for massive recruitmentDaily Post Nigeria
Herdsmen/Farmers' Clash: Edo Bans Night GrazingLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Edo bans night grazing to avert Herdsmen/Farmers clashThe Eagle Online
Independent Newspapers Limited -Business Post Nigeria (press release) (blog)
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PROPOSED LG SECRETARIAT: Eti-Osa residents protest land encroachment – Vanguard


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PROPOSED LG SECRETARIAT: Eti-Osa residents protest land encroachment
Vanguard
Scores of residents of Eti-Osa East, Lagos Island, last week, took to the streets to protest an encroachment into a land meant for construction of the local government secretariat, by a yet-to-be identified individual. The proposed site situated at ...
Lekki residents protest high toll plaza chargesPremium Times
…reverse fees hike, group tells govThe Nation Newspaper
Protest Over Review Of Lekki Toll Fees Tears Groups ApartIndependent Newspapers Limited
The Punch -Daily Post Nigeria -The Eagle Online -New Telegraph Newspaper
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Workers protest NHIS boss’ reinstatement, NCP knocks Buhari – The Punch


The Punch

Workers protest NHIS boss' reinstatement, NCP knocks Buhari
The Punch
Workers at the National Health Insurance Scheme on Thursday temporarily grounded activities at the head office of the agency in Abuja, demanding the reversal of the controversial reinstatement of the Executive Secretary of the NHIS, Prof. Usman Yusuf ...
NHIS staff protest Usman's reinstatementVanguard
NHIS Staff Protest, Want Buhari To Rescind Decision On Usman's Reinstatement360Nobs.com
NHIS staff protest against Yusuf's reinstatementDaily Trust
THISDAY Newspapers -The Tide -thewillnigeria (press release) (blog) -The Eagle Online
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Don’t use me to seek media spotlight – Obasanjo’s son tells mother – The Nation Newspaper


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Don't use me to seek media spotlight – Obasanjo's son tells mother
The Nation Newspaper
Mr Olujonwo Obasanjo, one of the sons of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has advised his mother, Ms. Taiwo Martins, not to use him to seek media attention. Jonwo, who got married last year, described as “ridiculous,” claim by his mother, that he ...
I'm not missing, Obasanjo's son, Olujonwo declaresThe Punch
I'm not missing, Obasanjo's son replies motherNew Telegraph Newspaper

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Winter Olympics qualification, proof Nigeria can do the impossible – Atiku – Vanguard


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Winter Olympics qualification, proof Nigeria can do the impossible – Atiku
Vanguard
Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar Thursday wished the nation's contingent an outstanding and memorable outing at the 2018 Winter Olympics which started in PyeongChang, South Korea Thursday. Atiku-Abubakar. Atiku Abubakar, in a statement released by ...
Between Atiku and PDPThe Nation Newspaper
My conversation on Nigeria with Atiku Abubakar, by Remi OyeyemiThe Eagle Online
2019: Pressure On Atiku To Drop Presidential AmbitionIndependent Newspapers Limited
Politics Nigeria
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Saraki’s retrial: Reps tackle Malami, Magu for allegedly ‘manipulating’ Nigerian laws – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Saraki's retrial: Reps tackle Malami, Magu for allegedly 'manipulating' Nigerian laws
Daily Post Nigeria
The House of Representatives, on Thursday tackled the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami and the acting EFCC chairman, Ibrahim Magu, for the alleged “manipulation” of Nigeria's legal system. Adopting a ...
Saraki: Reps summon AGF over alleged manipulation of CCT trialVanguard
Magu, Malami manipulating Nigeria's legal system – RepsPremium Times
Nigeria: Saraki CCT Trial - House Accuses Malami, Magu of Obstructing, Perverting JusticeAllAfrica.com
BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog) -Daily Trust -Guardian (blog) -The Nation Newspaper
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Ambode signs 7 bills into law, vows to provide 24-hour power supply – Vanguard


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Ambode signs 7 bills into law, vows to provide 24-hour power supply
Vanguard
Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday signed seven important bills into law among which is the law to guarantee 24-hour power supply in line with the vision to attain a 24-hour economy and make the State globally competitive. Lagos ...
Lagos Signs Amended Land Use Charge Bill, 6 Others into LawBusiness Post Nigeria (press release) (blog)

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