Daily Archives: February 14, 2018

LG polls: Edo APC to commence campaigns, as Obaseki assures peaceful polls – Vanguard


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LG polls: Edo APC to commence campaigns, as Obaseki assures peaceful polls
Vanguard
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has disclosed plans of the Edo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to commence campaigns for the forthcoming Local Government polls. Godwin Obaseki Obaseki disclosed this in a chat with ...
Edo APC Confident Of Winning LG PollsCHANNELS TELEVISION
We are set for Edo LG election – PoliceP.M. News
Obaseki commends speaker, Edo Assembly on e-governanceThe Nation Newspaper
Africa Independent Television -THISDAY Newspapers
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Another JAMB official ‘steals’ N23 million, gives strange defence – Premium Times


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Another JAMB official 'steals' N23 million, gives strange defence
Premium Times
A few days after the bizarre report that a snake 'swallowed' about N36 million from the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board's vault in Benue State, another state co-ordinator of the board in Nassarawa state has come up with a rather strange story ...
Strange snake swallows N36 million cash in JAMB officeE60buzz (press release) (blog)
Nigeria anti-graft body to probe how snake 'ate' over $100000 govt fundsMyjoyonline.com

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A Scheme of Madness – Words do kill!

Words are powerful! They create and they destroy, a great reason why we need to pick them carefully. This week I had the opportunity of visiting Mundaring Weir. Here I got reminded of how important our tongues are. As I leaned on the rails that run across the weir, I couldn’t but think deeply about how one great Engineer was driven to commit suicide by words.

An hour and some few minutes’ drive, east of Perth is Mundaring Weir. To many Western Australian, Mundaring Weir is a significant landmark in the state. It was here that a remarkable feat of engineering was conceived and executed by C.Y. O’Connor. To date, this work that is nearly a century old still hold its record in the annals of Engineering. Read More...

VP Osinbajo gives daughter out in marriage – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

VP Osinbajo gives daughter out in marriage
Daily Post Nigeria
Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo, has announced the marriage of his eldest daughter, Damilola Osinbajo to Oluseun Bakare. The news of Damilola Osinbajo's engagement to Oluseun Bakare emerged on social media during the week. Making the ...
How Osinbajo's daughter got hookedThe Nation Newspaper
Nigeria: VP Yemi Osibanjo's Daughter Set to Tie the Knot With Muslim Billionaire's SonAllAfrica.com
VP Yemi Osinbajo announces daughter's marriage to Seun BakareTVC News

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Boko Haram suspects finally get their day in court – Vanguard


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Boko Haram suspects finally get their day in court
Vanguard
The prosecution only called one witness against Abba Umar. He said the defendant, if released, would likely go back to Boko Haram's hideout in Sambisa Forest in northeast Nigeria. The suspects with materials believed to have been used in making IEDs ...
Court Sentences Boko Haram Member To 60 Years In PrisonCHANNELS TELEVISION
The end of Boko Haram has come – BuhariDaily Post Nigeria
Boko Haram: Reunite ex-captives with their families, BBOG urges Nigerian govtPremium Times
The Punch -AllAfrica.com -360Nobs.com -The Eagle Online
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Senator Saraki meets Muslim women, re-pledges to fight drugs – TODAY.NG


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Senator Saraki meets Muslim women, re-pledges to fight drugs
TODAY.NG
President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has reiterated the resolve of the 8th Senate to tackle the menace of drug abuse in the country. This is even as he pledged that the Red Chamber will continue to ensure that women and children are ...
Senate confirms 9 Resident Electoral CommissionersDaily Post Nigeria

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Dogara, NANS mourn 21 students of GSS Misau – Premium Times


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Dogara, NANS mourn 21 students of GSS Misau
Premium Times
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has expressed deep condolences to families and the people of Bauchi State over the death of 21 students in a road accident. The students from Government Secondary School, Misau, died Tsaida ...
Atiku reacts to death of Bauchi studentsDaily Post Nigeria
Mummunan Hatsarin Mota Ya Ci Daliban Bauchi 25Leadership Newspapers (press release)
22 students, teacher die in Kano auto crashVanguard
The Punch -360Nobs.com -The Nigerian Voice (press release) (blog) -Pulse Nigeria
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Child voting in Kano poll, mere propaganda – Ganduje – Vanguard


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Child voting in Kano poll, mere propaganda – Ganduje
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ABUJA – GOVERNOR Abdulahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State yesterday said that the alleged under age voting in the just concluded local government elections in the state was a mere propaganda that doesn't have any substance. Ganduje The Kano State Governor ...
FACT CHECK: Can Ganduje deliver 5m votes to Buhari in 2019?TheCable
Governor Abubakar speaks on abuse of state policeDaily Post Nigeria
Bauchi governor says creation of state police is beginning of true federalismP.M. News
Leadership Newspapers (press release) -BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog) -Premium Times -The Nation Newspaper
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Niger Assembly passes motion for councils dissolution – Vanguard


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Niger Assembly passes motion for councils dissolution
Vanguard
The Niger House of Assembly on Tuesday passed a motion dissolving the 25 Local Government Councils in the state for alleged poor performance and misappropriation of funds. The assembly also directed Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger to immediately implement ...
Niger Assembly dissolves 25 councils, orders fresh election within 3 monthsDaily Trust
Niger House of Assembly dissolves 25 LGsRoyal News (satire) (press release) (blog)
Niger: House of Assembly dares court, orders LG chairmen's sackNew Telegraph Newspaper

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Governor Abubakar speaks on abuse of state police – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Governor Abubakar speaks on abuse of state police
Daily Post Nigeria
Governor of Bauchi State, Mohammed Abubakar, has allayed the fears that governors may abuse state police. He spoke in an interview with State House reporters, Tuesday, after attending the launching of a compendium on President Muhammadu Buhari's ...
Bauchi governor says creation of state police is beginning of true federalismP.M. News
My Political Life incomplete Without Kwankwaso – GandujeLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Nigeria: Ganduje Promises Buhari 5M Votes If He Contests in 2019AllAfrica.com
The Nation Newspaper -Vanguard -TheCable -Wetinhappen Magazine (blog)
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Quotes from Akande, Tinubu’s visit to Buhari – Vanguard


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Quotes from Akande, Tinubu's visit to Buhari
Vanguard
National leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Chief Bisi Akande, have urged former Nigerian leaders, Olusegun Obasanjo and Ibrahim Babangida to keep off politics and instead enrol in the retirees club. President Buhari ...
2019: Tinubu meets Buhari, speaks on APC crisis, Obasanjo, IBB's lettersPremium Times
2019: PMB's Victory 'll Be Landslide – Kogi GovLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Buhari's administration stands out on corruption, prudent management of resources – OsinbajoDaily Post Nigeria
Daily Trust -Guardian (blog) -The Punch -Naija News
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PDP reacts to Okorocha’s move to install son-in-law as Imo governor – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

PDP reacts to Okorocha's move to install son-in-law as Imo governor
Daily Post Nigeria
The Imo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has rejected moves by Governor Rochas Okorocha to install his son-in-law, Uche Nwosu, as his successor in 2019. Okorocha had declared on Monday that he would support Nwosu, who is his chief of ...
Reps divided over alleged amnesty to wanted persons by Imo govtPremium Times
Wike, Okorocha And Amnesty For Don Wanny's BoysLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Okorocha's 'amnesty' to wanted persons splits lawmakersTheCable
The Punch -SundiataPost (press release) (blog) -The Nation Newspaper -Lagos (press release)
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Nigeria: World Bank to Spend US$611M to Tackle Nigeria’s Out-of-School Children – AllAfrica.com


Guardian

Nigeria: World Bank to Spend US$611M to Tackle Nigeria's Out-of-School Children
AllAfrica.com
Abuja — The World Bank has approved the sum of $611 million to support Nigeria in addressing the menace of out-of-school children, which recent statistics put at over 10.5 million across the nation. This came as the federal government yesterday ...
Nigeria gets World Bank's $611m to tackle out-of-school childrenNew Telegraph Newspaper
World Bank okays $611m for school kidsThe Nation Newspaper
World Bank donates $611million for educational devt.Royal News (satire) (press release) (blog)

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Help me beg Christian leaders for my comments – Bello tells Osinbajo – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Help me beg Christian leaders for my comments – Bello tells Osinbajo
Daily Post Nigeria
Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, has again apologised to Catholic Bishops and the entire Christendom over his February 9, comments on the visit of the Catholic Bishops to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Villa. The clerics last week met Buhari ...
FG has spent N1.2trn to support states —OsinbajoVanguard
2019: PMB's Victory 'll Be Landslide – Kogi GovLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Osinbajo Attends Kogi Economic SummitAfrica Independent Television
Premium Times -P.M. News -The Eagle Online -Economic Confidential (press release)
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Fayose warns against reprisal of herdsmen killing, summons security meeting – Vanguard


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Fayose warns against reprisal of herdsmen killing, summons security meeting
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Ado-Ekiti—Following incessant attacks on Ipao-Ekiti in Ikole Local Government area by herdsmen, Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has promised to set up a five man committee that would investigate the root cause of the killings in the town ...
Fayose Orders Investigation Into Ipao KillingsLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Herdsmen killings: Fayose visits Ipao communityDaily Post Nigeria
Pandemonium as herdsmen invade Ondo council secretariatGuardian (blog)
The Punch -Premium Times -AllAfrica.com -The Eagle Online
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Apapa Customs targets N426 b revenue – Guardian (blog)


Guardian (blog)

Apapa Customs targets N426 b revenue
Guardian (blog)
Executive Chairman of Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics (LADOL), Ladipupo Jadesimi (left), explaining a point of interest to Deputy Controller-General of Customs (DCG- Export And Free Zones), Grace Adeyemo, and the Customs Area Controller, (CAC-Apapa Ports ...
Customs intercepts banned drugs at Lagos ports, rakes in N35bn in JanuaryVanguard
Customs Nets N31.1bn At Apapa Command In JanuaryIndependent Newspapers Limited

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Jagaban Bola Tinubu to the rescue – Daily Trust


Daily Trust

Jagaban Bola Tinubu to the rescue
Daily Trust
If there is any yeoman's job to be done, go for the man who can do it. That in my view is what President Muhammadu Buhari has done by picking Ahmed Bola Tinubu, senator and two-term governor of Lagos State and the widely acclaimed national leader of ...
2019: Tinubu meets Buhari, speaks on APC crisis, Obasanjo, IBB's lettersPremium Times
Join Retirees Club, Tinubu Tells ObasanjoLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Tinubu, APC leaders begged Obasanjo in 2015 – Jonathan's aide OmokriDaily Post Nigeria
The Punch -The Nation Newspaper -WorldStage -CHANNELS TELEVISION
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Workers flee as herdsmen overrun LG offices in Ondo – Vanguard


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Workers flee as herdsmen overrun LG offices in Ondo
Vanguard
AKURE — AKURE South Local Government Secretariat in Akure, the Ondo State capital, was yesterday sacked by over 30 rampaging herdsmen. This came on a day Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, said the attitude shown by President Muhammadu Buhari so far ...
Nigerian newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Wednesday morningDaily Post Nigeria
Herdsmen Now More Deadlier Than Boko Haram-SoyinkaLeadership Newspapers (press release)
President In A Trance …As Court Hears Suit Against Buhari, March 28 -SoyinkaThe Tide
The Nation Newspaper -The Streetjournal -The Eagle Online -Guardian (blog)
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Workers flee as herdsmen overrun LG offices in Ondo – Vanguard


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Workers flee as herdsmen overrun LG offices in Ondo
Vanguard
AKURE — AKURE South Local Government Secretariat in Akure, the Ondo State capital, was yesterday sacked by over 30 rampaging herdsmen. This came on a day Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, said the attitude shown by President Muhammadu Buhari so far ...
2 LG Staff Hacked, As Rampaging Herdsmen Sack LG Secretariat In OndoLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Police Arrest Two Herdsmen In Ondo Over Herdsmen/Farmer ClashSaharaReporters.com
Why herdsmen sacked workers from LG secretariat in OndoDaily Post Nigeria
New Telegraph Newspaper -The Nation Newspaper -The Eagle Online -Independent Newspapers Limited
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Police kill undertaker over dead cow – The Punch


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Police kill undertaker over dead cow
The Punch
There is tension in Itigidi, in the Abi Local Government Area of Cross River State after a mortician, Mr. Isong Nkanu, was allegedly killed by some anti-riot policemen. PUNCH Metro learnt on Tuesday that a detachment of anti-riot policemen had been ...
Police kill community leader over last year's missing cowVanguard
Herdsmen Attack Imoke's Community, Kill OneThe Tide

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Sambisa Forest has become too hot for Boko Haram, says Lai Mohammed – Vanguard


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Sambisa Forest has become too hot for Boko Haram, says Lai Mohammed
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ABUJA-THE federal government said Tuesday that it has secured release of 30,000 people from the grip of Book Haram terrorists in less than three years of its assumption of office. : Minister for Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed briefing journalists on ...
Misconceptions Of Religion, Prolonged Unresolved Conflicts Fuel ExtremismLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Insecurity: FG to provide 300000 jobs for youthsThe Punch
Boko Haram: Nigerian government reveals plans for insurgentsDaily Post Nigeria
The Eagle Online -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -The Nation Newspaper -Daily Trust
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JAMB vows to arrest, prosecute money swallowing snake – Vanguard


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JAMB vows to arrest, prosecute money swallowing snake
Vanguard
Senator Shehu Sani has stormed the office of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) with snake charmers, just as the examination body promises to arrest and prosecute the “snake'' that swallowed N36 million. The senator representing Kaduna ...
N36m fraud: Shehu Sani storms JAMB HQ with snake charmersThe Punch
2018 UTME registration: JAMB gives final 24-hour extension to some candidatesPremium Times
2018 UTME: JAMB registers 1.65m, vows to fight corruptionThe Nation Newspaper
Daily Post Nigeria -AllAfrica.com -THISDAY Newspapers -YNaija
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2019 presidency: Kwankwaso storms Anambra, begs for support to clinch APC ticket – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

2019 presidency: Kwankwaso storms Anambra, begs for support to clinch APC ticket
Daily Post Nigeria
Former Governor of Kano State and the Senator representing Kano Central Senatorial district, Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso has stormed Anambra to seek the support of the people of the state over his presidential ambition. Kwankwaso, who was in the state Monday ...
My Political Life incomplete Without Kwankwaso – GandujeLeadership Newspapers (press release)
I can't allow Kwankwaso to control me, says GandujeThe Punch
Governor Ganduje speaks on 'underage voting' in KanoPremium Times
THISDAY Newspapers -The Nation Newspaper -Independent Newspapers Limited -TheCable
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I am not afraid of prison, I shall continue to speak, criticise Govt – Melaye – Vanguard


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I am not afraid of prison, I shall continue to speak, criticise Govt – Melaye
Vanguard
The senator representing Kogi West constituency, Sen Dino Melaye has on Tuesday maintained his ground over the charges filed against him by the federal government, noting that he will continue to speak the truth and criticize any government, including ...
Arraignment Can't Stop Me From Criticising FG – MelayeLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Senator accuses Police of collusion with Attorney General Malami against himPremium Times
Saraki: Senate won't be intimidatedThe Nation Newspaper
Daily Post Nigeria -Daily Trust -THISDAY Newspapers -The Eagle Online
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