Daily Archives: March 2, 2018

Supreme Court dismisses Dasuki’s appeal, orders accelerated hearing – Pulse Nigeria


Pulse Nigeria
Supreme Court dismisses Dasuki's appeal, orders accelerated hearing
Pulse Nigeria
Dasuki is standing multiple trials at both FCT High Court and Federal High Court on allegations of illegal arms possession and misappropriation of 2.1 billion US dollars meant for purchase of military weapons. Published: 2 minutes ago; Pulse News
Supreme Court rules against DasukiPremium Times
EFCC not responsible for Dasuki detention – Supreme CourtVanguard
Dasuki loses bid for freedom at Supreme CourtDaily Post Nigeria
SaharaReporters.com –P.M. News –The Eagle Online –The Punch
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Woman to receive 4 strokes of cane for giving false information – Vanguard


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Woman to receive 4 strokes of cane for giving false information
Vanguard
Abuja – A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Friday ordered that one Loveth Matidon, be given four strokes of the cane, for giving false information. File: Man being flogged. Matidon, who resides at Wuye, Abuja, had pleaded guilty to the two-count
Mom accuses MFM of holding her son, sentenced to caningThe Punch
Woman receives 4 strokes of cane for defamationNews Agency of Nigeria (press release)
Mother Gets 4 Strokes Of The Cane For Lying Against Mountain Of Fire And Miracles ChurchWetinhappen Magazine (blog)

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Former Minister , Ishola dumps PDP for APC – Vanguard


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Former Minister , Ishola dumps PDP for APC
Vanguard
Former Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Sarafa Tunji Isola has dumped the People's Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State. Sarafa-Ishola. Isola, who was also the Secretary to the Ogun State Government from
Why I joined APC – Ex-ministerDaily Trust
Breaking: Former minister, Ishola dumps PDP for APCNAIJA.NG

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Suswam, Ortom Form Alliance On Peace, Development Of Benue – Leadership Newspapers (press release)


Leadership Newspapers (press release)
Suswam, Ortom Form Alliance On Peace, Development Of Benue
Leadership Newspapers (press release)
The immediate past governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, declared that, he and the Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, have agreed to shelve their grieviances and work together in the interest of the unity, peace and development of the state. The
Herdsmen killings: Why I will work with Gov. Ortom – SuswamDaily Post Nigeria
5 die in Benue IDPs campDaily Trust
Living conditions in IDPs camps deplorable, unbearable – Governor OrtomNAIJA.NG

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We Will Name, Shame Tax Evaders Next Month – Adeosun – CHANNELS TELEVISION


CHANNELS TELEVISION
We Will Name, Shame Tax Evaders Next Month – Adeosun
CHANNELS TELEVISION
The Federal Government has revealed plans to aggressively go after tax evaders to prosecute them and publicly reveal their identities. Through the Ministry of Finance, the Federal Government said tax evaders will be prosecuted, named and shamed using
Embrace VAIDS, Avoid Prosecution, Finance Minister Tells Tax InvadersLeadership Newspapers (press release)
As From March 31, FG'll Name And Prosecute Tax Evaders – AdeosunEconomic Confidential (press release)
VAIDS: Government issues final warning to tax evadersTV360
Daily Trust –360Nobs.com –Naija News –New Telegraph Newspaper
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Electoral Act Amendment Bill: We are waiting for Buhari – Reps – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria
Electoral Act Amendment Bill: We are waiting for Buhari – Reps
Daily Post Nigeria
The House of Representatives on Thursday said it had no intention of prevailing on President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill currently before him. Mr Abdulrazak Namdas, Chairman of the House Committee on Media and
Buhari`s rejection of Peace Corps bill unfortunate-AkohDaily Trust
Shehu Sani asks Buhari to reconsider Peace Corps billTheCable
Let Peace Corps be, youths beg BuhariThe Nation Newspaper
BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog) –P.M. News –Independent Newspapers Limited –TVC News
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Police arrest fake Emir of Kano – Vanguard


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Police arrest fake Emir of Kano
Vanguard
KANO—A 20-year-old man, identified as Sultan Bello, has been arrested by the Kano State Police Command for allegedly impersonating the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II. The Kano State Police Public Relations Officer DSP Magaji Majia, in a telephone
Police commence investigation into alleged impersonation of Emir SanusiP.M. News
How Paul Okoye Reacted To The Arrest Of Man Impersonating Emir Sanusi Lamido On InstagramWetinhappen Magazine (blog)
Police Arrests 'Emir Of Kano'thewillnigeria (press release) (blog)
NAIJA.NG –New Telegraph Newspaper –Guardian (blog)
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Atiku reacts to views that ‘restructuring meant to punish North’ – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria
Atiku reacts to views that 'restructuring meant to punish North'
Daily Post Nigeria
Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President, on Thursday spoke on opinions in some quarters that restructuring was a plot against the Northern part of Nigeria. The Waziri of Adamawa addressed the issue yesterday at the public presentation of a book in Lagos
You'll benefit from restructuring, Atiku tells NorthVanguard
Nigeria's structure breeds corruption, says AtikuThe Nation Newspaper
Nigeria: Restructure Now Before It Is Too Late, Atiku WarnsAllAfrica.com
New Telegraph Newspaper –NAIJA.NG
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Ajimobi deserves another term – Olubadan – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria
Ajimobi deserves another term – Olubadan
Daily Post Nigeria
The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji on Thursday declared that the 'unprecedented' achievements of Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State qualified him for another term in office. He said this was possible were it not for constitutional
Why I want to succeed Ajimobi, by LaniyanThe Nation Newspaper
Olubadan says Ajimobi deserves a third term in officeTheCable
But for Constitution, I would have loved Ajimobi to go for another term – OlubadanThe Eagle Online
TODAY.NG –NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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Why I supported Obasanjo’s third term bid – Ahmadu Ali – Vanguard


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Why I supported Obasanjo's third term bid – Ahmadu Ali
Vanguard
ABUJA- FORMER National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Dr. Ahmadu Ali said that he supported the presidential tenure elongation bid of ex- President Obasanjo because Nigeria as a country was in dire need of good leadership as it was
Obasanjo reveals how Gowon tongue-lashed him over US agency buildingDaily Post Nigeria
Obasanjo: How I conspired with Ahmadu Ali to sack Americans from the US embassyTheCable
Gowon shocked as Obasanjo 'exposes' Ahmadu Ali at book launchThe Nation Newspaper
The Punch –Leadership Newspapers (press release) –Daily Trust –NAIJA.NG
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Customs intercepts N1bn contraband goods in February – Vanguard


Vanguard
Customs intercepts N1bn contraband goods in February
Vanguard
The Federal Operations Unit, zone “A” of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, said it intercepted contraband goods worth N1 billion in February. The goods include 18 luxury vehicles, 7 trailers of rice, second hand cloths, 218 elephant tusk and other
Customs seizes N1billion contrabands, 18 vehiclesGuardian (blog)
Customs seize N1.3bn contrabandThe Punch
Smuggling: Customs Intercepts N1.03bn Contrabands, Arrests Chinese, 16 OthersIndependent Newspapers Limited

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Lagos residents accuse police of vandalising 200 vehicles – The Punch


The Punch
Lagos residents accuse police of vandalising 200 vehicles
The Punch
Residents of Idi-Oro, Mushin, have accused operatives of the Lagos State Police Command of invading 14 streets and vandalising no fewer than 200 vehicles. However, the police command denied the allegations, saying hoodlums resisting police arrest
Police parade 255 as Mushin, Itire residents allege wrongful arrestThe Nation Newspaper
246 arrested in Mushin, Surulere black spotsGuardian (blog)
255 suspects arrested in Lagos with large quantity of drug, firearms, ammunitionThe Eagle Online

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Dapchi girls: Heads must roll in military, police, JNI tells Buhari – Vanguard


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Dapchi girls: Heads must roll in military, police, JNI tells Buhari
Vanguard
ABUJA—THE Jama'atu Nasril Islam, JNI, said yesterday that the Federal Government must spare no efforts to immediately rescue all the abducted Dapchi school girls and others in the hands of Boko Haram insurgents. Prsident Buhari and Dapchi school girls
Dapchi girls and the money trailBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
Dapchi and the search for meaningThe Nation Newspaper
Dapchi and the agony of refusing to learn lessonsDaily Trust
SundiataPost (press release) (blog) –P.M. News –Іnsіdеr Cаr Nеws –Infosurhoy
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Why I want to succeed Ajimobi, by Laniyan – The Nation Newspaper


The Nation Newspaper
Why I want to succeed Ajimobi, by Laniyan
The Nation Newspaper
Rauf Olaniyan, an engineer and governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, spoke with OSEHEYE OKWUOFU in Ibadan, the state capital, on why he wants to succeed Governor Abiola Ajimobi in next year's
I would've loved Ajimobi to go for another term –OlubadanThe Punch
Olubadan Moves To Unify OPC FactionsIndependent Newspapers Limited

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Lagos, Kano sign MoU on economic partnership, investment – The Nation Newspaper


The Nation Newspaper
Lagos, Kano sign MoU on economic partnership, investment
The Nation Newspaper
THE Lagos and Kano State governments yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for economic partnership and investment opportunities to create jobs for growth and development. The MoU was signed by Governors Akinwunmi Ambode and Abdullahi
Ambode, Ganduje sign MoU to boost IGR, security, othersNew Telegraph Newspaper

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Seven herdsmen arrested in Benue while destroying farms – The Punch


The Punch
Seven herdsmen arrested in Benue while destroying farms
The Punch
Troops of the Nigerian Army attached to the Operation Ayem Akpatuma have arrested seven herdsmen while destroying farmlands along the Gbajimba-Kaseyo-Awe and Uba-Abeda-Ameh roads in Benue State. According to the army, the troops of Sub-Sectors A and B
Troops nab 7 herdsmen destroying farmland in BenueDaily Trust
Ayem Akpatuma: Troops arrest herdsmen destroying farmlands in BenueDaily Post Nigeria
Troops again nab seven herdsmen in Benue destroying farmlandsPremium Times
The Nation Newspaper –New Telegraph Newspaper –Independent Newspapers Limited –PRNigeria News (press release)
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2019: Lagos East APC leaders back Ambode for 2nd term – Vanguard


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2019: Lagos East APC leaders back Ambode for 2nd term
Vanguard
LAGOS—Leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and members within the Lagos East Senatorial District, Thursday, unanimously endorsed the candidacy of the incumbent Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode to run for a second term in office on the
Lagos releases calendar of arts and culture programmesThe Punch
Lagos East APC endorses Ambode for second termThe Nation Newspaper
Mixed Feelings Greet Ambode's Yoruba Language LawIndependent Newspapers Limited
New Telegraph Newspaper –P.M. News –Guardian (blog)
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Nigerian government vows to shame, prosecute tax offenders from April 1 – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria
Nigerian government vows to shame, prosecute tax offenders from April 1
Daily Post Nigeria
The federal government says it is ready to prosecute, name and shame tax evaders that fail to utilise the tax amnesty programme. The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, who made this declaration on Thursday, said the federal government would strictly
Kaduna generates N200m revenue from VAIDS in 9 months – officialVanguard
VAIDS: FG to name, shame, prosecute tax evaders from March 31 – AdeosunThe Eagle Online
By March 31, tax evaders could face interest debts, asset forfeiture, prison, says AdeosunDaily Trust
P.M. News –New Telegraph Newspaper –Pulse Nigeria –The Nigerian Voice (press release) (blog)
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JAMB releases mock UTME result – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria
JAMB releases mock UTME result
Daily Post Nigeria
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has released the results of the recently-conducted mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME. The was disclosed by the board's Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, on Thursday
JAMB releases 2018 UTME mock exam resultsPulse Nigeria
JAMB releases results of mock UTMETheCable
Snake swallowing JAMB's N36m unrealistic – RegistrarDaily Trust
Naija News –The Nation Newspaper –TODAY.NG
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