Daily Archives: March 15, 2018

Ortom’s aide: We appreciate Buhari’s visit but he failed to address the situation on ground – TheCable


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Ortom's aide: We appreciate Buhari's visit but he failed to address the situation on ground
TheCable
Tahaz Agerzua, spokesman of Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue, says President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to the state did not give hope to the people. Speaking in an interview on Sunrise Daily, a programme on Channels Television, Agerzua said Buhari failed ...
26 victims of Omusu attack for burial todayVanguard
Corpses Of Victims Of Herdsmen Attack In Benue Village Arrive Church For Mass FuneralSaharaReporters.com
26 herdsmen victims to be buried in BenuePulse Nigeria
The Whistler NG -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -thewillnigeria (press release) (blog) -Naija News
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Senate writes CJN over alleged frivolous order on election sequence Bill – The Nation Newspaper


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Senate writes CJN over alleged frivolous order on election sequence Bill
The Nation Newspaper
The Senate Thursday resolved to write the Chief Justice of the Federation (CJN) Justice Walter Onoghene, over alleged excesses of some judicial officers in cases involving arms of government. The upper chamber specifically decided to draw the attention ...
2019 Election Sequence: Senate to write CJN on respect for separation of powersPremium Times
Electoral Act Amendment: Senate Slams Judiciary Over Restraining OrderIndependent Newspapers Limited

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Police neutralize Port Harcourt militant general & kidnap kingpin – Vanguard


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Police neutralize Port Harcourt militant general & kidnap kingpin
Vanguard
Operatives of the Police Intelligence Response Team have have engaged a Militant General and Sea Piracy Kingpin in a gun battle in Port Harcourt and fatally injured him as he attempted to prevent his arrest. Nigerian Police Known as Prosper David, the ...
'Militant General' killed in gun battle with police, weapon recoveredThe Nation Newspaper

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Buhari is not aware of anything, Abaribe blasts President – Pulse Nigeria


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Buhari is not aware of anything, Abaribe blasts President
Pulse Nigeria
Senator Enyinanya Abaribe has urged President Muhammadu to accept responsibility for the inability of his government to ensure the safety of lives and properties in Nigeria. Abaribe made the comment while contributing to a motion by Senator Attah ...
Buhari 'never knows anything', Senator attacks presidentPremium Times
PDP senator taunts Buhari: Please, take responsibility for 'one thing'TheCable
You Dance 'Arambakoso' In Abuja While Herdsmen Kill Kogi People – Senator Lambasts BelloThe Whistler NG

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Kano government dispels rumours of attack in schools – Daily Trust


Daily Trust

Kano government dispels rumours of attack in schools
Daily Trust
Kano state government has dispelled rumours making the rounds especially on social media platforms of a purported threat to kidnap students in boarding schools in the state. A statement by the Commissioner for Information, Muhammad Garba, said the ...
Police, Kano govt debunk Boko Haram attack rumourPremium Times

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Dasukigate: Judge withdraws from suit, lambasts EFCC over misconducts – Vanguard


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Dasukigate: Judge withdraws from suit, lambasts EFCC over misconducts
Vanguard
Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court, Abuja has lambasted the Economic and Financial crimes Commission (EFCC) over display of gross misconduct in the prosecution of an alleged N3.1B corruption case by the anti-graft agency. Col. Sambo ...
N3.1bn fraud: Judge withdraws from suit over EFCC's misconductNew Telegraph Newspaper

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Stop beating war drums – Itsekiri warns Edwin Clark – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Stop beating war drums – Itsekiri warns Edwin Clark
Daily Post Nigeria
Itsekiri have warned elder statesman and Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark to refrain from beating the drums of war for younger generations. A statement by the Itsekiri Leaders of Thought and signed by its Chairman Chief Edward Ekpoko and secretary, Sir ...
Stop distorting facts, hate speeches, Itsekiri leaders tell ClarkVanguard

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What I’ll do to Fayose – Senator Ojudu – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

What I'll do to Fayose – Senator Ojudu
Daily Post Nigeria
Senator Babafemi Ojudu has vowed to chase Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti out of the State when he becomes governor. Ojudu, a Special Adviser on Political Matters to President Muhammadu Buhari, recently declared his intention to run for the ...
EKITI GOV POLL: My deputy's victory'll be easiest in our political history — FAYOSEVanguard
Ondo APC 2016 primary: 'Ojudu's remarks derogatory'The Nation Newspaper
My greatest achievement is in education, says Ekiti gov, FayoseGuardian (blog)
THISDAY Newspapers -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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INEC’s 36-year election timetable – Vanguard


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INEC's 36-year election timetable
Vanguard
THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) recently shocked many Nigerians when its National Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, unfolded a 36-year electoral timetable which will cover all elections the Commission will conduct till 2055. It ...
Election Sequence Court Stops NASS From Overriding PresidentLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Again, Innoson shuns court, petitions NJC over judgeThe Eagle Online
NA to Tweak Electoral Amendment Bill, Resend to Buhari for AssentTHISDAY Newspapers
Guardian (blog) -News Agency of Nigeria (press release) -New Telegraph Newspaper -Nigeria Today
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Reps Summon Sports Minister, AFN Officials Over Alleged $150, 000 Theft – Independent Newspapers Limited


Independent Newspapers Limited

Reps Summon Sports Minister, AFN Officials Over Alleged $150, 000 Theft
Independent Newspapers Limited
Abuja – The House of Representatives has asked Solomon Dalong, Minister of Sports and officials of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, (AFN), to appear before it to explain an alleged disappearance of $150, 000 from the International Amateur Athletics ...
Reps begin probe on 'missing' IAAF $150000Guardian (blog)
Reps probe missing $150000 from AFN's accountNew Telegraph Newspaper

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Compared to Jonathan, I Responded Promptly, Says Buhari on Dapchi Abduction – THISDAY Newspapers


THISDAY Newspapers

Compared to Jonathan, I Responded Promptly, Says Buhari on Dapchi Abduction
THISDAY Newspapers
In his first visit to Yobe State since he assumed office and since the abduction of 110 schoolgirls by Boko Haram terrorists from a secondary school in the state, President Muhammadu Buhari wednesday could not resist taking a jab at his predecessor ...

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I have installed, removed governors —Ojudu – NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)


NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

I have installed, removed governors —Ojudu
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
Ekiti. Senator Babafemi Ojudu is the Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Political Matters. In this interview, he shares his aspirations of governing Ekiti State and why his party, All Progressive Congress (APC), will take over power from ...

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Girl commits suicide over JAMB score – Vanguard


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Girl commits suicide over JAMB score
Vanguard
UGHELLI— EXACTLY a week after a female banker allegedly committed suicide by drinking insecticide in Ughelli, Delta State, another girl reportedly drank same poisonous substance, leading to her death, because she failed JAMB examination. The girl ...
JAMB: Teenager commits suicide over UTME scoreDaily Post Nigeria
Teenager commits suicide over UTME scoreThe Nation Newspaper
18 year old girl commits suicide over poor score in JAMBNAIJA.NG

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Why Ambode should review Land Use Charge – The Punch


The Punch

Why Ambode should review Land Use Charge
The Punch
Lagos State Governor Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (2nd right), filling his Land Use Charge payment form at Guaranty Trust Bank, Opebi, Ikeja, on Monday, February 19, 2018. With him: Special Adviser on Revenue and Tax, Mr. Fola Lasisi (right). Anthony A. Kila ...
Ambode To New Perm Secs: Be Champions Of Growth MindsetLeadership Newspapers (press release)
Every appointment comes with higher responsibilities, expectations – AmbodeVanguard
NBA Protests Ambode's Land Use ChargeIndependent Newspapers Limited
Nigeria Today
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PDP says Buhari cannot fight Boko Haram – Pulse Nigeria


Pulse Nigeria

PDP says Buhari cannot fight Boko Haram
Pulse Nigeria
According to the Deputy National Chairman of the PDP, Senator Babayo Garba, Buhari's government has failed Nigerians. Published: 2 minutes ago; Pulse News Agency Local by NAN. Print; eMail · Dapchi Girls: PDP says Buhari cannot fight insurgency play ...

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Billionaire kidnapper: Evans’ confession video played in court – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Billionaire kidnapper: Evans' confession video played in court
Daily Post Nigeria
The trial of the Billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans, continued on Wednesday before the Lagos State High Court, Ikeja. The prosecution played a video which captured Evans confessing to kidnapping and armed robbery. The ...
Fresh trial of alleged billionaire kidnapper, Evans, beginsPremium Times
Video of Evans confession for kidnapping shown in courtThe Nation Newspaper
Videos Of Evans Confessing To Armed Robbery, Kidnapping Played In CourtIndependent Newspapers Limited
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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Stop comparing level of incompetence, leave Jonathan alone – Aisha tells Buhari – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Stop comparing level of incompetence, leave Jonathan alone – Aisha tells Buhari
Daily Post Nigeria
Aisha Yesufu, co-convener of the BringBackOurGirls, BBOG, advocacy group has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to stop game of comparison with ex-president Goodluck Jonathan. This is in response to the president's statement during his visit to Yobe ...
Leave Jonathan alone - Aisha Yesufu tells BuhariNAIJA.NG

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FRSC personnel brutalise journalist in FCT – P.M. News


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FRSC personnel brutalise journalist in FCT
P.M. News
Personnel of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), FCT Sector Command, on Wednesday brutalised a Defence Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Mr Johnson Eyiangho, at the command`s office in Zone 7, Abuja. The officers beat up Eyiangho at ...
Tension as Police, soldiers clash with Road Safety officers in AbujaPremium Times
Hostages taken as police, soldiers clash with FRSC officersPulse Nigeria
AEPB: Police, soldiers clash with FRSC officials in AbujaNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
Independent Newspapers Limited -NAIJA.NG
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Update: Court restrains NASS on Electoral Act amendment – Vanguard


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Update: Court restrains NASS on Electoral Act amendment
Vanguard
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, asked the National Assembly not to take any action on the Bill amending the Electoral Act which President Muhammadu Buhari refused to sign into law. Justice Ahmed Mohammed made the order while delivering ...
BREAKING: Court Stops NASS From Taking Further Action On Electoral Act Amendment BillCHANNELS TELEVISION
Court stops National Assembly from taking further actions on Electoral ActDaily Post Nigeria
Court halts move by NASS to override Buhari's refusal to assent to Amended Electoral billNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

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Immigration generates N38.5bn, $29.9m in 2017, says CG – Vanguard


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Immigration generates N38.5bn, $29.9m in 2017, says CG
Vanguard
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated a total revenue of N38.532 billion and 29.9 million dollars in 2017. The Comptroller-General of NIS, Mr Muhammad Babandede, made this known at an operational review meeting with zonal coordinators and ...
NIS generates N38.5bn, $29.9m in 2017, says CGThe Nation Newspaper
Fake marriages taking place in Nigeria, says Immigration bossSundiataPost (press release) (blog)

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Police arrests mad man who hacked pupils to death in Ogun – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Police arrests mad man who hacked pupils to death in Ogun
Daily Post Nigeria
The Ogun police command has arrested the suspected lunatic who hacked to death two pupils of St. John's Anglican School, Agodo in Ogun Waterside Local Government Area of the state. The suspect had on Monday stormed the primary school at break time and ...
"Mad" man who hacked two pupils to death in Ogun arrestedDaily Trust
Police arrest killer of two Ogun school pupilsThe Nation Newspaper
Police Nab 'Madman' Who Killed Two Pupils In OgunIndependent Newspapers Limited
Naija News -TODAY.NG -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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NYSC: How employers use corps members as slaves – Coordinator, Attah – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

NYSC: How employers use corps members as slaves – Coordinator, Attah
Daily Post Nigeria
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has revealed that some employers use corps members posted to their organisations as slaves. Mr. Emmanuel Attah, NYSC Coordinator, Osun State chapter, said this on Wednesday at the opening of the 2018 NYSC/Corps ...
NYSC withdraws corps members from troubled Kaduna communitiesPremium Times
NYSC blacklists Osun school over attack on corps membersVanguard
NYSC: Kano coordinator seeks synergy with employers to curb cases of corps rejectionDaily Trust
Leadership Newspapers (press release) -The Nation Newspaper -P.M. News -The Punch
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Varsities non teaching staff call off strike after 3 months – Vanguard


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Varsities non teaching staff call off strike after 3 months
Vanguard
ABUJA – FULL administrative activities are set to commence in the nation's public universities as non teaching staff in the nation's universities have called of their over three months old strike. Mallam Adamu Adamu, the Minister of Education. The non ...
JUST IN: SSANU, NAAT, NASU Suspend 3 Months StrikeLeadership Newspapers (press release)
SSANU, NASU, NAAT suspend strikeThe Nation Newspaper
NASU, NAAT, SSANU suspend nationwide strikePremium Times
Daily Trust -360Nobs.com -Independent Newspapers Limited -Naija News
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Dapchi abduction: What we are doing to rescue schoolgirls – Buhari – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria

Dapchi abduction: What we are doing to rescue schoolgirls – Buhari
Daily Post Nigeria
President Muhammadu Buhari has told the people of Yobe state in the Northeast Nigeria that, his coming to the state today, Wednesday, is to express his sincere sympathies with the parents, families, the Government and the entire people of Yobe State ...

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BREAKING: 2019 Election Sequence: Court Halts NASS from Overriding Buhari – The Whistler NG


The Whistler NG

BREAKING: 2019 Election Sequence: Court Halts NASS from Overriding Buhari
The Whistler NG
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, asked the National Assembly not to take any further action on the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2018, which President Muhammadu Buhari declined to assent to, pending the determination of a suit that was ...

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