Daily Archives: February 11, 2018

2019: Don’t vote for politicians above 60 years –Catholic bishop – The Punch


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2019: Don't vote for politicians above 60 years –Catholic bishop
The Punch
The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Anambra State, Most Revd Paulinus Ezeokafor, has asked Nigerians not to vote for politicians above 60 years of age in the 2019 elections. Describing such politicians as a “burden on the growth and development of the ...
Awka Catholic Bishop tackles Kogi Gov, Bello, says Church not run on tithesDaily Post Nigeria
2019: Don't sell your voters' cards ―Catholic BishopNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
Don't Sell Your Voter's Cards, Catholic Bishop Warns NigeriansIndependent Newspapers Limited
Ripples Nigeria
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Amaechi expresses believe in Ken Saro-Wiwa’s principles – The Eagle Online


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Amaechi expresses believe in Ken Saro-Wiwa's principles
The Eagle Online
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said on Saturday that without meeting Ken Saro-Wiwa, the late environmentalist, he believes in his principles. Amaechi stated this during the inauguration of a pro-APC non-governmental organisation, Free ...
Rivers APC: Saraki, Wike, Buhari's aide graces Abe's event, Amaechi attends another rallyDaily Post Nigeria
Same forces that killed Saro-Wiwa threatened my life, Buhari's emergence in 2015- AmaechiRipples Nigeria
Amaechi: I almost lost my life because of Buhari in 2015Nigeria Today
Lagos (press release)
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Joe Igbokwe blasts IBB, Obasanjo, says corrupt religious leaders want Buhari dead – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Joe Igbokwe blasts IBB, Obasanjo, says corrupt religious leaders want Buhari dead
Daily Post Nigeria
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has lambasted former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Ibrahim Babangida. He said this in reaction to their recent statements on President Muhammadu Buhari. In an article titled 'Why President's ...
You have no right to judge Buhari, retired general slams OBJ, IBBVanguard
Hurdles Before Obasanjo's Third ForceLeadership Newspapers (press release)
IBB, Catholic bishops and Buhari's pillowsTheCable
BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog) -The Punch -The Nation Newspaper -Daily Trust
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Northern elders float new group, counter Obasanjo’s coalition for Nigeria – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Northern elders float new group, counter Obasanjo's coalition for Nigeria
Daily Post Nigeria
The Northern elders on Saturday floated a new group the Northern Political Leaders Forum (NPLF). The group is aimed at enabling the region take its destiny in its hand ahead of next year's elections, especially the presidential poll. The group emerged ...
2019: Northern leaders set up C'ttee on restructuring, shop for presidential candidateVanguard
2019: Northern elders meet, push for alliance with other regionsPremium Times
2019 Presidency: We Won't Allow Imposition Of Northern Candidate – EldersLeadership Newspapers (press release)
The Punch -The Nation Newspaper -THISDAY Newspapers -Daily Trust
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Ganduje Grants Tax Waiver To Tricycle Operators, Empowers 2500 – THISDAY Newspapers


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Ganduje Grants Tax Waiver To Tricycle Operators, Empowers 2500
THISDAY Newspapers
Kano state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has granted N100 daily tax waiver to tricycle operators in the state as part of his relief package to cushion the effects of the prevailing harsh economic situation. Ganduje, who also distributed tyres ...
PMB To Commission Multi-billion Naira Kano Skills Acquisition CentreLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Ganduje's call on herdsmen to move to Kano may split Nigeria – Gan-Allah FulaniDaily Post Nigeria
LG polls: Ganduje lauds electorate for peaceful conductVanguard
The Nation Newspaper -Independent Newspapers Limited -NTA News
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2019: Buhari, INEC, NASS in three-way face-off – Vanguard


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2019: Buhari, INEC, NASS in three-way face-off
Vanguard
In what appears to be getting more interesting by the day, the new sequence introduced by members of the National Assembly, for the 2019 general elections, is set to pitch Aso Rock Presidential Villa, and the Independent National Electoral Commission ...
2019: Buhari's ministers who want to be state governorsPremium Times
INEC Yet To Prepare 2019 Election BudgetLeadership Newspapers (press release)
National Assembly can't amend Electoral Act after January 2018 —RECThe Punch
TODAY.NG -Guardian (blog) -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -TheCable
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Gunmen kill Bayelsa LG union boss on tricycle – The Punch


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Gunmen kill Bayelsa LG union boss on tricycle
The Punch
The Chairman, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area chapter, the National Union of Local Government Employees, Bayelsa State, Mr. Okaye Igali, has been killed. The 53-year-old Igali was reportedly murdered on Friday by suspected assassins along the ...
Gunmen Kill Bayelsa NULGE BossLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Gunmen kill NULGE LG chair in BayelsaVanguard
NULGE chairman murderedDaily Post Nigeria
The Nation Newspaper -Daily Trust -THISDAY Newspapers -TheNewsGuru
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2019 Presidency: Northern elders meet, raise panel on consensus candidate – The Punch


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2019 Presidency: Northern elders meet, raise panel on consensus candidate
The Punch
Elders and key actors in the politics of northern Nigeria, on Saturday, converged on Abuja to brainstorm on strategies to be adopted to pick a consensus candidate from the region for the 2019 presidential election. The elders, under the aegis of ...

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Benue killings: Resign now, Civil Society group tells IGP – Vanguard


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Benue killings: Resign now, Civil Society group tells IGP
Vanguard
A civil society group, the Benue Arise Network, BAN, has advised the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris to honorably resign his position for his alleged complicity in the Benue killings. IGP Idris K. Ibrahim,. The group also expressed ...

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Nigeria Feds Charges Senator Melaye For False Information Over Claim There Was An Attempt On His Life – SaharaReporters.com


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Nigeria Feds Charges Senator Melaye For False Information Over Claim There Was An Attempt On His Life
SaharaReporters.com
The federal government has filed a two-count charge against Senator Dino Melaye for allegedly giving false information to the police in relation to claim in April 17 of an attempt on his life. The charge marked: CR/106/18 was filed on January 31 this ...
Assassination attempt: FG charges Melaye with false infoDaily Trust
Assassination attempt: FG charges Melaye for framing Kogi gov's aideThe Punch

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Ekiti 2018: Church general overseer joins guber race – The Nation Newspaper


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Ekiti 2018: Church general overseer joins guber race
The Nation Newspaper
A popular Pentecostal preacher based in Ekiti State, Reverend Tunde Afe, has declared intent to vie for the governorship seat in the July14, 2018 poll. Afe, who is the Founder/General Overseer of House of Faith Christian Centre with headquarters in Ado ...
Pastor joins governorship race in EkitiThe Punch
Church founder seeks Ekiti governorship, pledges Muslim deputyNew Telegraph Newspaper

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Place Rivers first, Governor Wike tells politicians – Vanguard


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Place Rivers first, Governor Wike tells politicians
Vanguard
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on Rivers politicians and political office holders to always place the state first in all their dealings. Gov Wike Speaking during the Thanksgiving Service in honour of Elected APC National and State ...
Senate President Tasks Rivers APC On Peace, ReconciliationLeadership Newspapers (press release)
As Sultan, Ooni lead the way to P/Harcourt in time of tensionsBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
APC leaders reject Okorocha's mock primary, petition BuhariThe Punch
The Nation Newspaper -THISDAY Newspapers -YNaija
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2019: Governor Ugwuanyi sacks 104 aides – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

2019: Governor Ugwuanyi sacks 104 aides
Daily Post Nigeria
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Saturday sacked 104 Executive Assistants to the governor over non-performance. The Governor, while announcing the sack, expressed dismay with his Executive Assistants from Enugu North Senatorial District of ...
Ugwuanyi sacks aides over voter registrationThe Punch
As Ugwuanyi Gathers Momentum Ahead of 2019THISDAY Newspapers
Enugu govt commences rehabilitation of 103.48km-rural roadsThe Nation Newspaper
Proshare Nigeria Limited (press release)
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Allow youths assume elective, appointive positions – UN tells Nigerian govt – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Allow youths assume elective, appointive positions – UN tells Nigerian govt
Daily Post Nigeria
Jayathma Wickramanayake, the United Nations (UN) Secretary General's envoy on Youth, has urged Nigerian government to make room for greater inclusion youths in governance in order for the country to fully benefit from the dividends of the youth ...
FG, UN Collaborate To Remove Bias In Providing Reproductive Health ServicesIndependent Newspapers Limited

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DPR Seals Fuel Stations Selling Above Approved Price In Niger – CHANNELS TELEVISION


CHANNELS TELEVISION

DPR Seals Fuel Stations Selling Above Approved Price In Niger
CHANNELS TELEVISION
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed at least 13 fuel stations in Niger State for selling petrol above government approved price of 145 Naira. Some were also sealed for hoarding the product. This is coming two days after the ...
DPR seals 13 petrol stations in Niger for selling above approved priceVanguard

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