Daily Archives: March 4, 2018

APC sweeps Edo LG election [Full list of winners] – Daily Post Nigeria


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APC sweeps Edo LG election [Full list of winners]
Daily Post Nigeria
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won all the 18 chairmanship seats in the March 3 local government election in Edo. Hide quoted text. Chairman of the Edo State Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC), Prof. Stanley Orobator, announced the ...
APC Wins All Chairmanship Positions In Edo LG ElectionsCHANNELS TELEVISION
APC wins Edo Council pollsThe Nation Newspaper
APC Wins All 18 Chairmanship Seats In Edo LGA ElectionsIndependent Newspapers Limited
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Tension in Imo, as Okorocha’s son-in-law, Uche Nwosu declares for guber – Vanguard


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Tension in Imo, as Okorocha's son-in-law, Uche Nwosu declares for guber
Vanguard
Mr. Uche Nwosu, son in-law to Imo state Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has reportedly declared to run for the 2019 gubernatorial election in the state. Vanguard, gathered, Sunday, in Owerri, that Nwosu's declaration took place at his country home, in ...
God, 24 Imo LGAs support my son-in-law's governorship ambition – Rochas OkorochaDaily Post Nigeria
Okorocha's son-in-law, Uche Nwosu reportedly declares for governorNAIJA.NG
Imo Guber: Okereke Blasts Okorocha, Says His Choice of Puppet for Replacement is to Cover Up Fraud; Further ...SundiataPost (press release) (blog)

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A/bom Gov’s wife charges women on family planning – Daily Trust


Daily Trust

A/bom Gov's wife charges women on family planning
Daily Trust
The Akwa Ibom Governor's wife, Mrs Martha Emmanuel, has appealed to women in the country to bear children they could cater for to avoid harsh economic consequences. Emmanuel said this after her investiture as NANTAP Cultural Ambassador for 2018 at the ...
Akpabio: Nobody can come between Emmanuel and IThe Nation Newspaper
Ex- Gov. Attah kicks against proposed onshore/offshore oil dichotomyNew Telegraph Newspaper

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2019: PDP youths react to defection of Jerry Gana, Adediran, others to SDP – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

2019: PDP youths react to defection of Jerry Gana, Adediran, others to SDP
Daily Post Nigeria
The National Youth League of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has reacted to the reported defection of Prof. Jerry Gana, Tunde Adediran, Alhaji Shehu Gabam and others from the PDP to the Social Democratic Party, SDP. The news of defection of the PDP ...
OBJ's Men Pull Out Of PDPLeadership Newspapers (press release)
2019: PDP plots to unify opposition parties against APCThe Nation Newspaper
Why I left PDP with my supporters –AdeniranThe Punch
THISDAY Newspapers -TheNewsGuru -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -P.M. News
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Biafra: IPOB identifies Igbos’ major problem, blasts Zik – Daily Post Nigeria


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Biafra: IPOB identifies Igbos' major problem, blasts Zik
Daily Post Nigeria
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has identified what it described as the biggest problem of the Igbo nation. The pro-Biafra group said on Saturday that the main problem of the Igbos was that their leaders were undermining the collective interest ...
2019: Pro-Biafra agitators, campaign disruption as option in SoutheastGuardian (blog)
Igbo leaders undermine Igbo collective interests – IPOBVanguard
IPOB accuses leaders of undermining Igbo interestNew Telegraph Newspaper

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2019: Enugu APC passes vote of confidence on Buhari, State Working Committee – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

2019: Enugu APC passes vote of confidence on Buhari, State Working Committee
Daily Post Nigeria
The Enugu State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, weekend, passed a vote of confidence on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. In the same vein, the Party unanimously gave a good performance verdict on its State Working ...
2019: Enugu APC endorses President Buhari for 2nd termVanguard
2019: Nollywood actor Kenneth Okonkwo declares governorship ambitionTODAY.NG

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Drop Hate Speech Bill; International Press Centre Advises Nigeria Senate – SaharaReporters.com


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Drop Hate Speech Bill; International Press Centre Advises Nigeria Senate
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A media watch group, International Press Centre (IPC) has warned the Nigerian Senate against going ahead with the passage of a bill now before it which prescribes death sentence for 'hate speech.' The Centre in a statement signed by Lanre Arogundade ...
Law to stop talkingGuardian (blog)
Drop hate speech bill - International media organisation advises Nigeria SenateNAIJA.NG
Hate speech offenders in Nigeria to die by hangingWND.com

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Third Force vs 2019: Crowding or cleansing the electoral space – Guardian (blog)


Guardian (blog)

Third Force vs 2019: Crowding or cleansing the electoral space
Guardian (blog)
As at the last count, there are no less than three distinct organisations or movements championing the much talked about third force in Nigeria politics. Recall that former President Olusegun Obasanjo had in a public statement thumbed down both the ...
…how group can salvage Nigeria -Col Nyam (rtd)New Telegraph Newspaper

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WORLD BOOK DAY: Guinness world record for longest read aloud marathon broken – Vanguard


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WORLD BOOK DAY: Guinness world record for longest read aloud marathon broken
Vanguard
World Book Day was celebrated in Nigeria with an attempt by Olubayode Tresures Olawunmi who took a giant step reading about 17 books to break the Guinness World Record for the Longest Marathon Read Aloud contest. Olubayode Tresures Olawunmi during the ...
Nigerian breaks Guinness world record for 'longest marathon reading aloud'TheCable
Nigerian breaks world record for longest reading marathonPremium Times
Bayode sets new Guinness World Record in readingThe Nation Newspaper
New Telegraph Newspaper -360Nobs.com -YNaija
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Five Bayelsa suspected vandals burnt in explosion – The Punch


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Five Bayelsa suspected vandals burnt in explosion
The Punch
Five oil thieves have been killed by an explosion following their attempts to vandalise a crude oil pipeline in Bayelsa State. The incident reportedly occurred at a gas pipeline belonging to the Nigerian Agip Oil Company linking Azagbene in Ekeremor ...
Five pipeline vandals die in fire-induced explosionThe Nation Newspaper
7 Suspected Crude Oil Thieves Die In Bayelsa Pipeline ExplosionIndependent Newspapers Limited

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Gov Bello and INEC’s scandalous prevarication – The Nation Newspaper


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Gov Bello and INEC's scandalous prevarication
The Nation Newspaper
IN their response to allegations that the electoral body endorsed double standard over Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello's Temporary Voter Card (TVC), the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last Thursday insisted, through the Resident ...
'Buhari's Pro-poor Policies will Deliver 2019'THISDAY Newspapers
Double registration: I'm not aware of INEC's probe, says BelloThe Punch

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Re: 2019: Atiku to formally declare in two weeks – Vanguard


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Re: 2019: Atiku to formally declare in two weeks
Vanguard
The National Chairman, Atiku Care Foundation and National Youth Leader, Friends of Waziri Atiku, Amb. Aliyu Bin Abbas, has refuted some statements credited to him by an online medium (Not Vanguard) in a report with headline: “2019: Atiku to formally ...
2019: Atiku to formally declare for presidency in two weeksDaily Post Nigeria
2019: Atiku to make formal declaration in two weeksThe Nation Newspaper
2019: Atiku to formally declare in two weeksDaily Trust
Pulse Nigeria -The Nigerian Voice (press release) (blog) -NAIJA.NG
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Missing Dapchi girls: NSCDC deploys personnel to north east – The Nation Newspaper


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Missing Dapchi girls: NSCDC deploys personnel to north east
The Nation Newspaper
The Commandant General Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Abdullahi Muhammadu has fully mobilised his personnel and materials to the North- east region, especially Yobe State. The development was in line with the directives last week by ...
NSCDC deploys 250 operatives in 30 Yobe schoolsThe Punch
NSCDC Deploys 500 Personnel To Boost Security in Public Schools... CommandantThe Nigerian Voice (press release) (blog)
Parents Commend Deployment of Security Personnel in Yobe SchoolsFinancial Watch Newspaper (press release) (blog)

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Scores injured in Kogi as suspected political thugs attack Senator Ogembe – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Scores injured in Kogi as suspected political thugs attack Senator Ogembe
Daily Post Nigeria
Suspected political thugs, on Friday attacked Senator Ahmed Ogembe of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), leaving several people injured. The incident happened during an empowerment programme in Okene, Kogi State. DAILY POST reliably gathered that the ...
Thugs invade Senator Ogembe's empowerment eventVanguard
Senator escapes death in KogiThe Punch
Many injured as thugs attack senator in KogiDaily Trust
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2019: Buhari is sure of over one million votes in Edo — Obaseki – Vanguard


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2019: Buhari is sure of over one million votes in Edo — Obaseki
Vanguard
Anyone who entered the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium Benin-City, last Thursday, for the rally of Edo State All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of yesterday's local government elections, will know that the party, under the leadership of the immediate past ...
APC Leads In Edo Local Government PollsLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Oyegun calls PDP 'silly' for boycotting Edo LG electionDaily Post Nigeria
Low turnout mars Edo poll, Oyegun faults PDP's withdrawalThe Punch
The Nation Newspaper -Pulse Nigeria -P.M. News -Nigerian Observer
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Boko Haram Insurgency And How To Curb Future Terrorism In Nigeria By Bin Zak – SaharaReporters.com


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Boko Haram Insurgency And How To Curb Future Terrorism In Nigeria By Bin Zak
SaharaReporters.com
Boko Haram was an Islamic sect founded in 2002 by Mallam Mohammed Yusuf in Maiduguri, the capital of the North-eastern state of Borno. Its tenets were built on the "Khawarij sect" ideology, an Islamic group which emerged in the first century of Islam ...
The State as HostageThe Nation Newspaper
No Country for Girls, By Ose OyamendanPremium Times
Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Saturday morningDaily Post Nigeria
The Nigerian Voice (press release) (blog) -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -NPR -Independent Newspapers Limited
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FRSC to embark on “Operation Show Your Driving Licence” in Lagos – Vanguard


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FRSC to embark on “Operation Show Your Driving Licence'' in Lagos
Vanguard
Mr Hyginus Omeje, the Lagos State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has disclosed that 56, 767 driving licences were yet to be collected by their owners. FRSC officials. Omeje who disclosed this on Saturday in an interview urged ...
FRSC to embark on “Operation Show Your Driver's Licence'' in LagosThe Nation Newspaper

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