Daily Archives: March 8, 2018

Dogara excuses Buhari as Reps move to override President’s veto on bills – The Punch


The Punch
Dogara excuses Buhari as Reps move to override President's veto on bills
The Punch
The House of Representatives on Thursday resolved to draw up a list of bills the National Assembly passed but which have not been signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari. The move is preparatory to a possible override of the President's veto on
Reps kick start process for overriding President BuhariBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
Ex-Jonathan's Aide Urges NASS To Revisit Peace Corps BillLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Reps mull overriding Buhari on billsDaily Trust
TheCable –THISDAY Newspapers –New Telegraph Newspaper –NAIJA.NG
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Presidency confirms Buhari’s visit to Plateau – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria
Presidency confirms Buhari's visit to Plateau
Daily Post Nigeria
The Presidency has confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari will be visiting Jos, the Plateau State capital today, Thursday. A tweet by Buhari's Personal Assistant on New Media, Basir Ahmad says the president is expected to commission some projects in
X-Raying Gov Lalong's Achievements Against The Backdrop of Buhari's VisitLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Over 2000 police officers deployed in Plateau ahead of Buhari's visitPremium Times
Tight security in Jos as Buhari visits PlateauDaily Trust
CHANNELS TELEVISION –TODAY.NG –NAIJA.NG
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Delta under herdsmen’s siege — Okowa – Vanguard


Vanguard
Delta under herdsmen's siege — Okowa
Vanguard
Okowa said: “Unfortunately, in our state, we are under siege. But we are trying to manage it the best way possible. “We have made a statement that we will not support cattle colonies in Delta State because we do not have enough land for our farmers

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Senate kills bill proposing skirts for NYSC female members – WorldStage


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Senate kills bill proposing skirts for NYSC female members
WorldStage
WorldStageNewsonlene— The Senate has rejected a bill proposing the option of wearing of skirts by female members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). This followed the presentation of the lead debate on the general principles of the bill which
Senate Quashes Bill Seeking Skirt Uniform For Female Corps MembersLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Senate Rejects NYSC Amendment BillAfrica Independent Television
Senate rejects bill proposing skirts for female corpersThe Punch
360Nobs.com –BellaNaija –AllAfrica.com –THISDAY Newspapers
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Northern Leaders Inaugurate C’ttees On 2019, Restructuring – Leadership Newspapers (press release)


Leadership Newspapers (press release)
Northern Leaders Inaugurate C'ttees On 2019, Restructuring
Leadership Newspapers (press release)
The Northern Leaders and Stakeholders Assembly (NLSA) has inaugurated five standing committees to strategise on a peaceful conduct of the 2019 elections, restructuring and security in the North. NLSA's chairman, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, who performed the
2019: How we'll pick presidential candidate—Northern leadersVanguard
Northern Leaders Forum Inaugurate Committees On Region's ChallengesAfrica Independent Television
2019: We'll assess all presidential candidates, say northern eldersThe Punch
THISDAY Newspapers –Daily Trust –New Telegraph Newspaper –Ripples Nigeria
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Kwara Central Senatorial Poll: Court okays suit seeking to jail Saraki’s agent – Vanguard


Vanguard
Kwara Central Senatorial Poll: Court okays suit seeking to jail Saraki's agent
Vanguard
ABUJA – The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, fixed March 13 to commence hearing on a suit seeking to jail one Ladi Hassan, who was agent of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, during the collation of results of the 2015
JUST IN: Senator accuses colleague of plotting to remove SarakiPremium Times
Saraki's CCT criminal trial adjourned indefinitelyPulse Nigeria
Nigerian Senators Abandon Sitting Storm Code Of Conduct Tribunal For Senate President Saraki's Corruption TrialSaharaReporters.com
TheCable –CHANNELS TELEVISION –The Punch –Daily Post Nigeria
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BRT death: I gave Ezekiel his breakfast at 7:15am, picked his corpse 9:45am, Guardian laments – Vanguard


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BRT death: I gave Ezekiel his breakfast at 7:15am, picked his corpse 9:45am, Guardian laments
Vanguard
ABOUT 24 hours after a Bus Rapid Transit, BRT, bus crushed a 16-year-old school boy, Daniel Ezekiel, to death at Ogolonto Bus Stop, along Ikorodu Road in Lagos, his guardians, Dr. and Mrs. Olajide Oyesanya, are yet to come to terms with the tragic
Passengers stranded as fuel scarcity hits Lagos BRT depotsDaily Trust
Fuel shortage hits Lagos BRT depots, passengers strandedP.M. News
Off shoulder Ankara tops 2018: 22 best looksNAIJA.NG

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When shall we see the back of Boko Haram? – Vanguard


Vanguard
When shall we see the back of Boko Haram?
Vanguard
THIS is the question nagging the minds of many in the north-eastern parts of the country. Readers may recall that there were sighs of relief all round in 2017 when the nation was told by the Security Chiefs that Boko Haram had been defeated. We had
Nigeria Security Challenges, Manifestation of Internal Aggression, Says FayoseLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Why Buhari must stop negotiating, paying ransom to Boko Haram terrorists – Jonathan's ex-aide, OmokriDaily Post Nigeria
Boko Haram has kidnapped more girls. Here's what we know.Washington Post
AllAfrica.com –Africa Independent Television –Guardian (blog) –The Punch
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Ortom Pleads with FG to Stop Further Killings in Benue – THISDAY Newspapers


THISDAY Newspapers
Ortom Pleads with FG to Stop Further Killings in Benue
THISDAY Newspapers
The Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has for the umpteenth time called on the federal government to stop the killings of innocent citizens in his state by suspected herders of cattle. Ortom made the call yesterday when he met with a group of women
Herdsmen attacked Benue community during peace meeting, say policeThe Nation Newspaper
Why Buhari doesn't mourn the deadGuardian (blog)
Police uncover fresh plot to attack Benue, TarabaNew Telegraph Newspaper
News24 –NEWS.com.au –U.S. News & World Report –Іnsіdеr Cаr Nеws
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Obiano sacks political appointees, MDAs’ heads – New Telegraph Newspaper


New Telegraph Newspaper
Obiano sacks political appointees, MDAs' heads
New Telegraph Newspaper
Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano yesterday sacked some political appointees and heads of Ministries, Departments and Agencies, (MDAs) ahead of his inauguration as the state governor for another term in office. A letter with reference ANS/SSG
Obiano sacks political appointees, heads of MDAsVanguard
Obiano Sacks Cabinet Ahead Of Inauguration For Second TermSaharaReporters.com
Obiano sacks Commissioners, other aidesThe Eagle Online
The Nation Newspaper –THISDAY Newspapers –Daily Trust –TheCable
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UTME 2018: JAMB vows to fight malpractice, cautions against fraudsters – Vanguard


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UTME 2018: JAMB vows to fight malpractice, cautions against fraudsters
Vanguard
Bwari (Abuja) – The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said on Wednesday that measures had been put in place to fight all forms of examination malpractice in its 2018 examinations scheduled to commence on Friday, March 9. The Registrar of
JAMB: Striking non-academic staff threatens to disrupt 2018 UTMEDaily Post Nigeria
Why 2018 UTME results will not be released immediately – JAMBPremium Times
JAMB to pay N600 per candidate to CBT centresBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
National Accord –Africa Independent Television –The Whistler NG –TheCable
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Dana Airline Mishap: Buhari orders full audit – Vanguard


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Dana Airline Mishap: Buhari orders full audit
Vanguard
ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has ordered full audit of the Dana Airlines following the recent near mishap the airline suffered at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Rivers State. Dana Airlines plane landing in Port Harcourt ends up in the
Nigerian govt orders complete audit of Dana AirlinePremium Times
FG Orders Complete Audit Of Dana AirlineCHANNELS TELEVISION
FG raises concern over air safety, probes Dana Air operationsThe Punch
TheCable –NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) –Reuters Africa
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Apapa Wharf Road to be opened to traffic Thursday – Official – The Eagle Online


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Apapa Wharf Road to be opened to traffic Thursday – Official
The Eagle Online
A very senior engineer from AG Dangote Construction Company Ltd., involved in handling the project confirmed this to NAN on Wednesday in Lagos. By Dotun Oladipo On Mar 7, 2018. Share. The Section One of the ongoing Apapa Wharf Road project undergoing
Apapa gridlock: Truck drivers ordered to vacate bridge in 48 hoursVanguard
Nigerian Army bans trucks on Lagos bridgesTODAY.NG

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Senate rejects bill proposing skirts for NYSC female members – Vanguard


Vanguard
Senate rejects bill proposing skirts for NYSC female members
Vanguard
Abuja – The Senate on Wednesday rejected a bill proposing the option of wearing of skirts by female members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). This followed the presentation of
Nigerian Senate rejects bill to include skirts in NYSC uniformDaily Post Nigeria
Senate Throws Out Bill Seeking To Modify NYSC Female UniformCHANNELS TELEVISION
Senate rejects bill to include skirts in NYSC uniformTODAY.NG
TVC News
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Senate threatens to move against EFCC, others – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria
Senate threatens to move against EFCC, others
Daily Post Nigeria
which failed to submit at least two previous years' audited reports to the Auditor-General of the Federation (AGF). The decision followed the adoption of a report of the Senate Public Accounts Committee (PAC) presented to the chamber by its Chairman
Senate To Withhold Budget of Parastatals Over Failure To Submit Audit ReportsSaharaReporters.com
Senate claim on EFCC's audit report 'incorrect' – SpokespersonPremium Times
444 federal agencies yet to submit audited reports to Auditor General, Senate revealsBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
The Nation Newspaper –The Punch –Business Post Nigeria (press release) (blog)
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BREAKING: Independence Day Bombing: Okah sentenced to life imprisonment – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria
BREAKING: Independence Day Bombing: Okah sentenced to life imprisonment
Daily Post Nigeria
Charles Okah has been sentenced to life imprisonment for his role in the 2010 Independence Day bombing in Abuja. He was sentenced by the Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday, alongside Obi Nwabueze, his co-accused. His elder brother Henry Okah had
Breaking: Court sentences Charles Okah, Nwabueze to life imprisonment for Oct 1 bombingVanguard
Independence Day Bombing: Charles Okah sentenced to life imprisonmentPulse Nigeria
Independence Day Bombing: Okah Bags Life SentenceThe Streetjournal
P.M. News –Premium Times –Daily Mail –The Punch
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