Daily Archives: March 6, 2018

Senate receives report to grant Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit autonomy – Daily Post Nigeria


The Nation Newspaper
Senate receives report to grant Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit autonomy
Daily Post Nigeria
The Senate on Tuesday in Abuja received the conference committee report on a bill to establish the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) as an independent entity. Receiving the report submitted by Sen. Chukwuka Utazi, Chairman, Senate Committee
Senate, Reps agree to move NFIU to CBNThe Nation Newspaper
Finally, Reps receive NFIU conference reportPremium Times
Reps pass bill seeking to make NFIU autonomousTheCable
Reuters –Pulse Nigeria –YNaija –The Eagle Online
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Nigeria: FG, States to prosecute property owners over tax evasion – WorldStage


New Telegraph Newspaper
Nigeria: FG, States to prosecute property owners over tax evasion
WorldStage
WorldStage Newsonline— The Federal and State Governments have concluded plan to go after property owners in the country, particularly in highbrow areas over tax evasion. The Federal Government had on July 1, 2017, granted tax payers a nine months
Tax: FG Probes Property Owners In Banana Island, Lekki, AsokoroLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Tax evasion: Nigerian govt to target property owners in highbrow areasPremium Times
VAIDS: Politicians, high profile individuals lobby FG for extensionThe Punch
The Eagle Online –Journalducameroun.com – English – (press release)
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Under Jonathan what did state of emergency achieve?, Adesina asks Clark – Vanguard


Vanguard
Under Jonathan what did state of emergency achieve?, Adesina asks Clark
Vanguard
The declaration of a state of emergency is not enough to win the war against Boko Haram insurgency in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states. Clark and Adesina The Presidency made the explanation in response to the suggestion made by a former Minister of
Declare State Of Emergency In Adamawa, Borno, Yobe, Clark Tells BuhariLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Why Buhari must declare state of emergency in Adamawa, Borno, Yobe for six months – ClarkDaily Post Nigeria
INSURGENCY: Presidency replies Clark on his advice to declare state of emergencyRipples Nigeria
SIGNAL (press release) –Daily Trust –CHANNELS TELEVISION –Guardian (blog)
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Boko Haram: Suicide bomber kills 4, injures 17 in Borno – Daily Post Nigeria


Vanguard
Boko Haram: Suicide bomber kills 4, injures 17 in Borno
Daily Post Nigeria
Borno state police command has confirmed that a male suicide bomber riding on a bicycle detonated IED strapped to his body at Muna Datti area , killing himself and three Civilian JTF members. A statement from the Police Public Relations Officer, Mr
Suicide bomber on bicycle kills three in MaiduguriVanguard
Bicycle riding suicide bomber kills three, injures 17 in Maiduguri – PolicePremium Times
Bicycle-riding suicide bomber kills 3 in northeast NigeriaWashington Post
The Punch –TheCable –CHANNELS TELEVISION –TVC News
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JAMB: How to check for your UTME 2018 centres – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria
JAMB: How to check for your UTME 2018 centres
Daily Post Nigeria
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has begun publishing centres for candidates of this year's Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). “I have received my centre. I will be writing at Social Sciences Department in UNILAG this
JAMB Confirms 1.6 Million Candidates For ExamLeadership Newspapers (press release)
JAMB please take noteThe Nation Newspaper
Vindicated on the illegality of post – UTMEGuardian (blog)
Independent Newspapers Limited –P.M. News –TheCable –National Accord
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Aregbesola Inaugurates Orita-Olaiya-Ita-Olokan Dual Carriageway – Independent Newspapers Limited


Independent Newspapers Limited
Aregbesola Inaugurates Orita-Olaiya-Ita-Olokan Dual Carriageway
Independent Newspapers Limited
Osogbo – Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State will on Tuesday, March 6, inaugurate the Orita-Olaiya-Ita-Olokan dual carriageway funded by the state government and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). Osun
Tension in Osun as Aregbesola inaugurates N1.6bn road projectNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
Tag: Engr Nurudeen AdeagboOsun Defender (blog)
Osun pays N392m damages for road constructionBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
Amoré (press release) (blog)
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15 killed, others missing in fresh Benue attack – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria
15 killed, others missing in fresh Benue attack
Daily Post Nigeria
At least 15 people have been killed and houses set ablaze in a fresh attack by suspected herdsmen on Olosu, a village in Okpokwu Local Government Area of Benue State. According to police report, the incident took place after a peace meeting was
Court remands 6 herdsmen in prison over Benue New Year day attacksVanguard
15 killed in fresh Benue farmer, herders violenceDaily Trust
15 Confirmed Killed In Fresh Herdsmen Attack On Benue CommunityCHANNELS TELEVISION
Leadership Newspapers (press release) –TV360 –National Accord –The Eagle Online
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Lagos agency’s accounts frozen as EFCC reveals how Folorunsho Coker, wife ‘diverted’ N3bn – Daily Post Nigeria


Vanguard
Lagos agency's accounts frozen as EFCC reveals how Folorunsho Coker, wife 'diverted' N3bn
Daily Post Nigeria
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday froze the bank accounts of the Lagos State Government Number Plate Production Authority (LSGNPPA) over an alleged fraud of N3billion. Justice Mohammed Idris gave the order following an ex parte application by the
EFCC freezes accounts of Lagos Number Plate Authority over N3b fraudVanguard
Folarin Coker, WIfe Diverted N3 Billion From Account of Lagos State Govt. – EFCCSaharaReporters.com
EFCC: Folarin Coker, wife diverted N3bn from Lagos' number plate agencyTheCable
The Eagle Online –SundiataPost (press release) (blog) –NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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Angry reactions trail assault on Archbishop Obinna – Vanguard


Vanguard
Angry reactions trail assault on Archbishop Obinna
Vanguard
OWERRI—ANGRY reactions have continued to trail the near physical attack on the Catholic Archbishop of Owerri Ecclesiastical Province, His Grace, Dr. Anthony J. V. Obinna, and the riotous atmosphere engineered weekend, by loyalists of Imo State
Okorocha predicts how long Imo will remain under APCRipples Nigeria
Chukwueke Dumps APC, Joins Imo Guber RaceIndependent Newspapers Limited
I want to be associated with good governance – Imo chieftain dumps APCNAIJA.NG
Daily Trust –Africa Prime News –Guardian (blog) –New Telegraph Newspaper
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Right to self-determination: Court okays suit against FG, fixes April 23 for hearing – Vanguard


TODAY.NG
Right to self-determination: Court okays suit against FG, fixes April 23 for hearing
Vanguard
ABUJA—Abuja Division of the Federal High Court yesterday fixed April 23 to commence hearing on a suit asking it to declare that 373 indigenous peoples within Nigeria have rights to self-determination. The suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/107/2018, lodged before
Court to hear suit seeking to stop indiscriminate deployment of militaryPremium Times
Lawyer sues Buhari, Malami, 36 govs for army deploymentNew Telegraph Newspaper

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N11.5bn FRAUD: Alao-Akala re-arraigned in court – Vanguard


Vanguard
N11.5bn FRAUD: Alao-Akala re-arraigned in court
Vanguard
IBADAN — FORMER Governor of Oyo State, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala and two others were, yesterday, re-arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, before an Oyo State High Court, in Ibadan over alleged N11.5bn fraud. Adebayo Alao
N11.5bn: EFCC Re-Arraigns Alao-Akala, Two OthersIndependent Newspapers Limited

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Father, son arrested for selling drugs to pupils – The Punch


The Punch
Father, son arrested for selling drugs to pupils
The Punch
A 45-year-old man, Sheu Ibrahim, and his son, Farooq, 22, have been arrested for allegedly selling Tramadol and Tramol to primary and secondary school pupils in the Itire area of Lagos State. The suspects were picked up on Friday by operatives of the
RRS nabs father, son for selling hard drugs to school pupilsInformation Nigeria
Dad, son arrested for 'selling drugs to pupils'The Nation Newspaper
RRS arrests father, son for selling tramadol, others to studentsPulse Nigeria
New Telegraph Newspaper –NAIJA.NG
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Chaos as BRT bus cuts off school boy’s head – Vanguard


Vanguard
Chaos as BRT bus cuts off school boy's head
Vanguard
LAGOS—Tragedy struck yesterday, when a Bus Rapid Transit, BRT, bus crushed and severed the head of a Basic Four pupil of C & S Primary School, Ezekiel Daniel, at Ogolonto Bus Stop, along Ikorodu Road of Lagos State. Scene of the accident. The incident
Protesters block Lagos expressway as BRT kills pupilThe Punch
Protest as BRT bus kills primary four pupil in LagosNew Telegraph Newspaper
Protest in Ikorodu as bus crushes pupilThe Nation Newspaper
THISDAY Newspapers –Pulse Nigeria –Naija News –AllAfrica.com
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Ekiti poll: Oni urges APC to field ‘popular’ candidate – The Nation Newspaper


Vanguard
Ekiti poll: Oni urges APC to field 'popular' candidate
The Nation Newspaper
Former Ekiti State Governor Segun Oni has urged the All Progressives Congress (APC) to field a “popular candidate” for the July 14 governorship election. He was on a tour of local governments to canvass support to boost his governorship ambition
EKITI 2018: I've no plan to dump APC — Segun OniVanguard

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AIESEC Alumni to hold regional congress in Lagos – The Punch


Guardian
AIESEC Alumni to hold regional congress in Lagos
The Punch
AIESEC Alumni Africa and Middle East is set to hold its first joint regional congress in Lagos from March 15 to 18. Themed, ''Positioning for global impact- Leadership and economic synergy in a transforming world'', a statement by the body described
AIESEC alumni Africa & Middle East regional congress holds March 15-18Guardian (blog)

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Charly Boy’s group demands release of Daily Independent Newspaper Bureau Chief, Ezimakor – Vanguard


Vanguard
Charly Boy's group demands release of Daily Independent Newspaper Bureau Chief, Ezimakor
Vanguard
Charly Boy's group, OurMumuDonDo Movement, has demanded the unconditional release of the Abuja Bureau Chief of the Daily Independent Newspaper, Tony Ezimakor, who is currently under the detention by the Department of State Services, DSS. For over five
Group demands release of journalist in SSS custodyPremium Times
#OurMumuDonDo Activists To Occupy DSS Headqtrs On Wednesday Over DetainedDaily Independent Bureau ChiefSaharaReporters.com
Report: DSS demands source of story to free detained journalistTheCable
Africa Independent Television –Independent Newspapers Limited –The Nigerian Voice (press release) (blog) –AllAfrica.com
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Armed security operatives invade residence of ex-NIA DG, Dauda – Daily Trust


Daily Trust
Armed security operatives invade residence of ex-NIA DG, Dauda
Daily Trust
Armed security operatives have invaded the official residence of the immediate past Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Dauda Muhammed this evening. The official residence located in highbrow Maitama District of Abuja
Armed operatives invade residence of ex-NIA DGPremium Times
Breaking: Security operatives reportedly invade residence of ex-NIA DGNAIJA.NG

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President Buhari’s planned visit to Taraba, Benue, others, an afterthought – PDP – Vanguard


Vanguard
President Buhari's planned visit to Taraba, Benue, others, an afterthought – PDP
Vanguard
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the imminent visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Taraba, Benue and other crisis-prone areas where innocent lives were lost recently as an afterthought and a move to further hoodwink the people ahead
Fayose reacts to President Buhari's planned visit to Rivers, Taraba, Benue, othersDaily Post Nigeria
Herdsmen/Farmers clashes: More people killed in Taraba than Benue, Zamfara — BuhariPremium Times
President Buhari's planned visit to Taraba, others an afterthought – PDPThe Eagle Online
CHANNELS TELEVISION –YNaija –CNN –News24
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Obasanjo a reputable international ambassador – Iyiola Omisore – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria
Obasanjo a reputable international ambassador – Iyiola Omisore
Daily Post Nigeria
Former Deputy Governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore on Monday described former President Olusegun Obasanjo as a reputable “international ambassador and father of Nigeria”. Omisore in a congratulatory message signed by him, a copy of which was
PDP celebrates ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo at 81Pulse Nigeria
APC, PDP congratulate Obasanjo at 81Premium Times
You're Getting Older, Slow Down, Stop Writing Letters – Amosun Advises ObasanjoIndependent Newspapers Limited
CHANNELS TELEVISION –Naija News –SIGNAL (press release) –TheNewsGuru
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FG paid N10.9bn to contractors handling 3 road projects in Kwara – Vanguard


Vanguard
FG paid N10.9bn to contractors handling 3 road projects in Kwara
Vanguard
Ilorin – The Federal Controller of Works in Kwara, Mr Omotayo Awosanya, on Monday said Federal Government had paid N10.9 billion to contractors handling three ongoing federal road projects in Kwara. Awosanya made this known in Ilorin while addressing

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Implement law on regular review of minimum wage, former NLC President tells FG – Daily Trust


Daily Trust
Implement law on regular review of minimum wage, former NLC President tells FG
Daily Trust
A former President of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Abdulwaheed Omar, has urged the Federal Government to always implement the law on regular review of the national minimum wage to promote national growth. Omar gave the advice in an interview with the
Ngige says new minimum wage certainVanguard

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Our lying minister – TheCable


TheCable
Our lying minister
TheCable
As a non-Yoruba man, most likely our agriculture minister, Audu Innocent Ogbeh, might not have heard the story of how the expression Amoju ti b'ekun Saare je became part of the Yoruba language. As told by my grandmother, Saare was a young man who lived
FG Poised To Make Rice Affordable For All Nigerians – BaguduLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Thailand Plans To Establish Rice Mills In NigeriaCHANNELS TELEVISION
Nigeria's largest rice producing state, Kebbi, targets price slashBusinessAMLive (press release) (blog)
The Nation Newspaper –NAIJA.NG –360Nobs.com
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