Daily Archives: March 14, 2018

Again, Reps postpone Law School Hijab public hearing indefinitely – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Again, Reps postpone Law School Hijab public hearing indefinitely
Daily Post Nigeria
Members of the House of Representatives, Wednesday morning postponed the rescheduled public hearing to look at the controversy surrounding the prevention of a University of Ilorin law graduate, Miss Firdaus Amasa from being called to bar by the ...
Court Directs Reps To Suspend Investigation Of Law School Hijab ControversyLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Protest By Muslim Groups Rocks National Assembly Public Hearing Over Amasa Firdus, Law School Hijab ControversySaharaReporters.com
Muslim group enraged as reps panel adjourns hearing on hijab controversyTheCable
Independent Newspapers Limited
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Senate to investigate establishment of ‘illegal state police’ in Kogi – Premium Times


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Senate to investigate establishment of 'illegal state police' in Kogi
Premium Times
The Senate has drafted two of its committees to investigate the establishment of the Vigilante Service Group by Kogi state government. The attention of the Senate was drawn to the development by Dino Melaye (Kogi-APC) on Wednesday. Mr. Melaye, while ...
Senate summons NSA, AGF over new law establishing armed vigilante in KogiVanguard
Dino Melaye accuses Kogi Governor, Bello of forming another Boko Haram with vigilante groupDaily Post Nigeria
Dino Melaye says Gov Bello sponsoring armed militia in KogiPulse Nigeria
TheCable -TVC News -TODAY.NG -NAIJA.NG
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Court fixes March 27 for suit challenging Oyegun, other APC national officers’ tenure elongation – Vanguard


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Court fixes March 27 for suit challenging Oyegun, other APC national officers' tenure elongation
Vanguard
A chieftain of the All progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adewale Hameed, on Wednesday urged a Federal High Court in Lagos to declare the purported tenure elongation of APC's national officers as unconstitutional. Listed as the defendants are Mr John ...
Lagos APC Chieftain Files Suit To Sack Oyegun, OthersSaharaReporters.com
Moves to stop Oyegun's tenure extension suffers setbackRipples Nigeria

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Governor Lalong sacks local govt boss over killings – Premium Times


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Governor Lalong sacks local govt boss over killings
Premium Times
Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has sacked the transition committee chairman of Bokkos Local Government, Simon Angol, over his inability to curtail the persistent killings in his area. The governor issued the dismissal letter on Tuesday, in ...
Buhari's Visit: Dalung tackles Lalong on the PlateauVanguard
'Lalong borrowed N1t in two years'The Nation Newspaper
Plateau: Yet another needless holidayNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
Independent Newspapers Limited
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Emirates Showcases Diversity Of Female Employees – Leadership Newspapers (press release)


Leadership Newspapers (press release)

Emirates Showcases Diversity Of Female Employees
Leadership Newspapers (press release)
In commemoration of the International Women's Day, Emirate Airlines, has reiterated its commitment to a gender-friendly work environment for its employees, judging from the fact that women play integral roles within the organization. As a way of ...
Mohammed Kazaure tried it, on International Women's Day of all daysYNaija
You're wrong Kazaure, empowering women is key to Nigeria's successGuardian (blog)

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Handover: Controversy over Anambra SSG’s memo – Vanguard


Vanguard

Handover: Controversy over Anambra SSG's memo
Vanguard
THE first tenure of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State will officially end on March 16, 2018 and following his re-election during last year's governorship poll, he will be sworn in on March 17, 2018. A committee for the governor's second ...

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17% pass English, Maths as WAEC releases 2017 WASSCE results – Vanguard


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17% pass English, Maths as WAEC releases 2017 WASSCE results
Vanguard
LAGOS— West African Examinations Council, WAEC, has released results of West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE, for private candidates in 2017-First Series, yesterday, in Lagos with 17.13 per cent pass in English Language and ...
1021 Results Withheld As WAEC Releases First Diet Of 2018 WASSCELeadership Newspapers (press release)
WAEC releases WASSCE first series examination results for private candidatesBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
17% of Private Candidates Get Five Credits in 2018 WASSCETHISDAY Newspapers
The Nation Newspaper -Naija News -Daily Post Nigeria -New Telegraph Newspaper
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Ilorin airport recorded 77286 passengers in 2017 – Official – Daily Trust


Daily Trust

Ilorin airport recorded 77286 passengers in 2017 – Official
Daily Trust
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), yesterday, said Ilorin International Airport a total of 77,286 passengers were airlifted between January and December in 2017. The Airport Manager, Alhaji Ibrahim AbdulAzeez, said this in llorin where ...
$500m new Lagos, Abuja terminals ready July – FAANNew Telegraph Newspaper
FAAN To Procure Mobile CCTV Cameras To Curb Airside Incursions At AirportsIndependent Newspapers Limited
FAAN begins certification of four airportsTODAY.NG

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Nigeria’ll rank top in W/Bank’s Ease of Doing Business in 2020 —Buhari – Vanguard


Vanguard

Nigeria'll rank top in W/Bank's Ease of Doing Business in 2020 —Buhari
Vanguard
ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, said his administration was working hard to attain the target of moving Nigeria up in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business rankings by 2020. President Buhari, who stated this at the launch of Focus Labs ...
FG To Raise N7.6trn For 240 ProjectsLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Buhari lists 'milestones' achieved by APC govtDaily Post Nigeria
Buhari launches ERGP Focus LabsBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
THISDAY Newspapers -Guardian (blog) -Daily Trust -Africa Independent Television
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RSIEC fixes June 16 for LGA elections – Vanguard


Vanguard

RSIEC fixes June 16 for LGA elections
Vanguard
PORT HARCOURT—Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission, RSIEC, has fixed June 16, 2018 to conduct local government elections in the state. The state electoral body made this disclosure in Port Harcourt, Tuesday, during a stakeholders' meeting ...
Rivers LG poll holds June 16, APC kicksThe Punch
APC kicks as RSIEC fixes date for council pollGuardian (blog)

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Kwara State bans Sale & Consumption of Alcohol – BellaNaija


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Kwara State bans Sale & Consumption of Alcohol
BellaNaija
Kwara State bans Sale & Consumption of Alcohol - BellaNaija Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has signed into law a bill banning the sale and consumption of alcohol in certain areas of the state, Punch reports. The bill, known as the Prohibition ...
Governor Ahmed signs bill stopping pension payment to Senator Saraki, othersTODAY.NG
Kwara Bans Sale, Consumption of AlcoholNigeria Today
Gov Ahmed restates commitment to tackle youth unemploymentRoyal News (satire) (press release) (blog)

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Senate speaks on 2018 budget, confirmation of Magu, other Buhari’s nominees – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Senate speaks on 2018 budget, confirmation of Magu, other Buhari's nominees
Daily Post Nigeria
Nigerian Senate on Tuesday said there was no date yet for the passage of the 2018 Budget. Senate's spokesperson, Sen. Sa'abi Abdullahi, said this while addressing newsmen in Abuja. He said: “The budget process is on and I can't tell you this is the ...
MPC: Senate makes U-turn on confirmation of CBN dep govsVanguard
Senate lifts embargo on CBN deputy govs, MPC members' confirmationThe Punch
Senate backtracks, to consider confirmation of CBN, MPC nomineesPremium Times
The Nation Newspaper -Naija247news -TheCable -CHANNELS TELEVISION
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NiMet forecasts normal onset, cessation of rainfall in 2018 – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

NiMet forecasts normal onset, cessation of rainfall in 2018
Daily Post Nigeria
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted normal onset of rainfall and normal cessation in many parts of Nigeria in its 2018 Seasonal Rainfall Prediction (SRP). The Director-General, NiMet, Prof. Sani Machi, disclosed this during the ...
NiMet predicts normal onset, cessation of rainfall in 2018Vanguard
NiMet predicts normal rainfall for 2018, flashes of floodsDaily Trust
NiMet Predicts Normal Rainfall In 2018Leadership Newspapers (press release)
The Eagle Online -The Nation Newspaper -News Agency of Nigeria (press release) -Royal News (satire) (press release) (blog)
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Buhari orders Boro’s investigation – BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)


BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)

Buhari orders Boro's investigation
BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday, sacked Paul Boroh, a retired Brigadier General, as coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme for former Niger Delta Militants. The President also directed the National Security Adviser (NSA), Babagana Mongonu ...
BREAKING: Buhari fires Boroh Coordinator of Presidential Amnesty ProgrammeDaily Post Nigeria
Buhari sacks Paul Boroh, appoints new coordinator for Amnesty ProgrammePremium Times
Breaking: Buhari sacks Boroh appoints Dokubo new Coordinator Amnesty ProgrammeVanguard
TheCable -Pulse Nigeria -Independent Newspapers Limited -The Eagle Online
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