Daily Archives: March 20, 2018

Dapchi Kidnap: CSOs accuses Amnesty Int’l of undermining Nigeria’s sovereignty – Vanguard


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Dapchi Kidnap: CSOs accuses Amnesty Int'l of undermining Nigeria's sovereignty
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The Coalition of Civil Society Groups against Terrorism in Nigeria has called on international rights organization, Amnesty International, to desist from what it described as its judgmental reports on the security situation in the troubled North ...
Dapchi abduction: How security forces allowed Boko Haram to abduct schoolgirls – AmnestyDaily Post Nigeria
Nigeria Failed to Act in Schoolgirl Kidnappings by Boko Haram, Report SaysNew York Times
Nigeria Military Alerted Before Dapchi Abduction, Amnesty International SaysCHANNELS TELEVISION
TheCable -BellaNaija -Eyewitness News -WPXI Pittsburgh
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UPDATED: Police sergeant, three others arrested for armed robbery – Premium Times


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UPDATED: Police sergeant, three others arrested for armed robbery
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The police in Kano have arrested a dismissed sergeant and three others accused with armed robbery at the residence of the Deputy Governor of Jigawa State, Abubakar Hadejia. The suspects were accused of attacking policemen on guard duty at the guest ...
JUST IN: Police sergeant, three others arrested for robbing a Deputy GovernorNew Telegraph Newspaper

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Nigeria: Kidnappers On Tricycle Bath Unimaid Student With Acid – AllAfrica.com


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Nigeria: Kidnappers On Tricycle Bath Unimaid Student With Acid
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A final year student of the Universty of Maiduguri, Fatima Abu Usman is currently on admission at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital(UMTH ) battling with acid burns after two men kidnapped her in in Maiduguri on tricycle( Keke NAPEP)) and ...
UNIMAID final year student bathed with acid by motorcysclistsVanguard

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N13.5 million pay: Doyin Okupe dares Sagay to reveal Saraki, Dogara’s salaries – Daily Post Nigeria


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N13.5 million pay: Doyin Okupe dares Sagay to reveal Saraki, Dogara's salaries
Daily Post Nigeria
Doyin Okupe, former aide to immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan, has dared Prof. Itse Sagay, Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), to, within 24 hours, carry out his threat to reveal details of the running ...
Okupe dares Sagay to reveal Buhari, Osinbajo, Saraki, Dogara, ministers' ruining costVanguard

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President Buhari meets former VP Sambo in Aso Rock – Vanguard


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President Buhari meets former VP Sambo in Aso Rock
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Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with former Vice-President Namadi Sambo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari receives in audience former Vice President Namadi Sambo in State House. The ...
Shugaba Buhari yayi ganawan sirri da Namadi Sambo a fadar saPulse Nigeria
Former VP Sambo meets Buhari in Aso RockNew Telegraph Newspaper
Buhari, Namadi Sambo meet in Aso RockThe Nation Newspaper
SaharaReporters.com -Daily Trust -TheCable -Naija247news
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President Buhari meets former VP Sambo in Aso Rock – Vanguard


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President Buhari meets former VP Sambo in Aso Rock
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Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with former Vice-President Namadi Sambo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari receives in audience former Vice President Namadi Sambo in State House. The ...
Ex-Vice President Sambo meets Buhari, keeps mumThe Punch
Breaking: My Meeting With Buhari Private, Says SamboSaharaReporters.com
Ex-VP Sambo sends tongues wagging as he visits Aso Rock — againTheCable
BellaNaija -TheNewsGuru -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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Oyegun’s tenure elongation threat to APC’s victory – Nyako – TVC News


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Oyegun's tenure elongation threat to APC's victory – Nyako
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Former Governor of Adamawa State, Vice Admiral Murtala Nyako (rtd), has advised the All Progressives Congress to address the controversial elongation of the tenure of its national chairman, Chief John Odigie Oyegun and other executives. Nyako, who was ...
Tenure extension: Those who sued APC risk expulsion, says NwoyeThe Punch
'APC tenure elongation mere proposal'The Nation Newspaper
APC To Expel All Members Who Protested Oyegun's Tenure ExtensionThe Whistler NG

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Senate adjourns plenary in honour dead colleague, Ali Wakili – Daily Post Nigeria


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Senate adjourns plenary in honour dead colleague, Ali Wakili
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The Senate Tuesday observed a minute silence and subsequently adjourned all legislative duties to Wednesday, March 21, in honour of Senator Ali Wakili who died Saturday, March 17. It also resolved to hold valedictory speech for him tomorrow and ...
Senate suspends plenary in honour of late WakiliVanguard
Senate, reps adjourn plenary in honour of WakiliTheCable
Senate suspends plenaryPremium Times
CHANNELS TELEVISION -Daily Trust -TheNewsGuru -NTA News
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EFCC needs independence to win anti-corruption war, Ribadu tells FG – Vanguard


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EFCC needs independence to win anti-corruption war, Ribadu tells FG
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ABUJA – The former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Mallam Nuhu Ribadu has called on federal government to free the EFCC from all form of external influence in order to win the war against corruption. Malam Nuhu Ribadu ...
Ribadu says Buhari has fought corruption extremely wellPulse Nigeria
Anti-graft war: Wake up from your slumber, Ribadu tells ICPCThe Punch
Ribadu reveals why EFCC goes through hellDaily Post Nigeria
AllAfrica.com -Independent Newspapers Limited -The Eagle Online -Guardian (blog)
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Travel boxes given as souvenirs at Aliko Dangote daughter’s wedding in Kano (photos) – NAIJA.NG


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Travel boxes given as souvenirs at Aliko Dangote daughter's wedding in Kano (photos)
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On Friday, March 16, Kano stood still as the richest man in Africa Aliko Dangote gave out his daughter's hand in marriage to Jamil, son of ex-inspector general of police Mohammed Abubakar. It was reported that on Saturday, March 17, another leg of the ...

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Herdsmen killings: Wake up – Sultan of Sokoto-led JNI tells Buhari – Daily Post Nigeria


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Herdsmen killings: Wake up – Sultan of Sokoto-led JNI tells Buhari
Daily Post Nigeria
The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa'ad Abubakar III-led Jama'atu Nasril Islam, JNI, has called on the President Muhammadu government to wake up to its statutory responsibility of protecting lives. The Muslim body said the call was as a result of the continuous ...
Sultan-led JNI to Buhari, Gov. Lalong: Wake up to your responsibilitiesThe Eagle Online
JNI condemns latest Plateau attacks, urges government actionPremium Times
Plateau attack: Wake up to responsibility of protecting lives, JNI tells FG, security agentsDaily Trust
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Professional bodies kick against Land Use Charge in Ondo – Vanguard


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Professional bodies kick against Land Use Charge in Ondo
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AKURE—THE Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria, APBN, in Ondo state, yesterday, kicked against the introduction of Land Use Charge by the state government, warning Governor Rotimi Akeredolu “to drop the idea in the interest of peace in the ...
Ondo students protest Akeredolu's alleged anti-education policyDaily Post Nigeria
AAUA students kick against proposed hike in tuition feeThe Punch
Association Kicks Against Proposed Introduction of Land Use Charge In Ondo StateSaharaReporters.com
Independent Newspapers Limited -New Telegraph Newspaper -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -THISDAY Newspapers
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N’Delta militants give FG 4-week ultimatum to reinstate Boroh – New Telegraph Newspaper


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N'Delta militants give FG 4-week ultimatum to reinstate Boroh
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The Reformed Niger Delta Avengers (RNDA) in c o n j u n c t i o n with nine other militant groups in the Niger Delta yesterday gave President Muhammadu Buhari a four-week ultimatum to reinstate the sacked Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme and ...
Amnesty: Militants give FG 4-week ultimatum to reinstate BorohVanguard
Militants threaten to resume attacks on oil installations over Boroh's removalGuardian (blog)
Southsouth youths hail ex-Amnesty chief's achievementsThe Nation Newspaper

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Edo Govt Chides PDP Over Debt Status – Leadership Newspapers (press release)


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Edo Govt Chides PDP Over Debt Status
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The Edo State Government has flayed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state for making unfounded claims of the state's debt status, noting that the party was being mischievous with facts. Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and ...
PDP, APC trade words over Edo foreign debt burdenVanguard
PDP, APC Bicker Over Edo Debt ProfileIndependent Newspapers Limited
Medical tourism: Obaseki advocates better healthcare delivery systemP.M. News
THISDAY Newspapers
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Jonathan shared N150bn 2 weeks before 2015 elections—Osinbajo – Vanguard


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Jonathan shared N150bn 2 weeks before 2015 elections—Osinbajo
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ABUJA— Vice President, Prof, Yemi Osinbajo, said, yesterday, that whereas ex-President Goodluck Jonathan's administration spent only N153 billion on infrastructure in the three years preceding 2014, N150 billion was shared in just two weeks before ...
Buhari yet to completely tackle corruption-OsinbajoDaily Trust
Quarterly Presidential Business Forum At The Presidential VillaThe Nigerian Voice (press release) (blog)

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Nigeria has enough capacity to repay N21.7tn debt – Adeosun – The Punch


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Nigeria has enough capacity to repay N21.7tn debt – Adeosun
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The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has said that the country has enough capacity to repay its debt obligations, which currently stand at about N21.7tn. Adeosun stated this in an interview with some journalists in Abuja on Monday. She said that ...
Kemi Adeosun: Federal government right to raise Nigeria's debt profile to N21.7 trillionTODAY.NG

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Another NAF aircraft crashes in Kaduna, pilot injured – The Punch


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Another NAF aircraft crashes in Kaduna, pilot injured
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A Diamond 40 Trainer Aircraft belonging to the Nigerian Air Force crashed on Monday on the outskirts of Kaduna town in Kaduna State, during which the student pilot was injured. According to the air force, the pilot “force-landed the aircraft after an ...
Student pilot cheats death as aircraft develops problem mid airVanguard
Nigerian Air Force Student Pilot 'Force- Landed' Aircraft In KadunaSaharaReporters.com
NAF aircraft crashes in KadunaDaily Post Nigeria
New Telegraph Newspaper -Daily Trust -TV360 -TODAY.NG
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We never met with Obasanjo – Labour party – Vanguard


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We never met with Obasanjo – Labour party
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ABUJA-The Labour party has said it was not part of the meeting convened recently by Nigeria's ex-President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo with some political parties. The party said the reported meeting which had about 35 political parties in attendance had ...
Labour Party: We are not part of ex-President Obasanjo's Lagos meetingTODAY.NG
2019: OBJ's coalition reportedly eyes Kwankwaso for presidencyNAIJA.NG

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54 students bag first class degree in UNIZIK – Daily Post Nigeria


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54 students bag first class degree in UNIZIK
Daily Post Nigeria
A total of 54 students graduated with first class degree certificates in the 2016/2017 academic session of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State. Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Joseph Eberendu Ahaneku, made the disclosure, on ...
Varsity begins production of plastic items, breadVanguard
54 graduating students of NAU to bag first classThe Punch
Amaechi to Deliver UNIZIK Convocation Lecture on Igbos in Nigeria PoliticsTHISDAY Newspapers
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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Ekiti governorship a must win for APC – Oyegun – Daily Post Nigeria


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Ekiti governorship a must win for APC – Oyegun
Daily Post Nigeria
National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie Oyegun, on Monday declared that the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti state is a must win for the party. Oyegun, who was in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital on Monday on ...
Buhari, as you know, will not rig but Ekiti governorship election, a 'must-win' for APC – OyegunVanguard
Ekiti gov poll, a must-win for APC — OyegunThe Punch
Ekiti 2018: Buhari will not rig, but we must win Ekiti election – OyegunPremium Times
The Nation Newspaper -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) -Independent Newspapers Limited -NAIJA.NG
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Fire: LASG urges residents to vacate Olusosun dumpsite – Vanguard


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Fire: LASG urges residents to vacate Olusosun dumpsite
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As thick smoke continued to billow from Olusosun dumpsite in Ojota, as a result of fire outbreak, Lagos State Government, yesterday, directed residents within the community to relocate temporarily for health safety purposes and prevention of ...
Lagos Relocates Residents Over Olusosun Dumpsite FireLeadership Newspapers (press release)
PHOTOS: Fire still burning at Ojota dumpsite — after six daysTheCable
Lagos declares zero tolerance for workplace tragediesP.M. News
THISDAY Newspapers -New Telegraph Newspaper -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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Breaking: Herdsmen renew attack in Kogi, kill traditional rulers, 9 others – Vanguard


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Breaking: Herdsmen renew attack in Kogi, kill traditional rulers, 9 others
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LOKOJA – A traditional ruler, Musa Edibo (Onu Okenwu of Agbenema community) his wife and eight other persons were Monday killed while several houses burnt down by herdsmen in a renew attacks on Agbenema, Aj'Ichekpa, Opada and Iyade villages, in Omala ...
Scores killed, houses burnt as herdsmen attack Kogi communityDaily Post Nigeria
10 dead as suspected Fulani herdsmen slaughter villagers in KogiPulse Nigeria
Traditional ruler, 9 others killed in fresh attack on Kogi east communitiesDaily Trust
TheCable -The Eagle Online -The Streetjournal -NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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Another candidate emerges with highest score in 2018 UTME – Pulse Nigeria


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Another candidate emerges with highest score in 2018 UTME
Pulse Nigeria
Another candidate, Ibukun Oduntan, has emerged 'best candidate' in the just concluded 2018 UTME with 344 score. On Thursday, March 15, Aliyu Muhammad Sani Kaugama, a young boy from Jigawa state who scored 311, was celebrated on Facebook for purportedly ...

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Orji Kalu’s trial: Abia Govt. House accountant on the run – Vanguard


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Orji Kalu's trial: Abia Govt. House accountant on the run
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An accountant in Abia Government House, Akpan Udoh, who is scheduled to testify in the ongoing trial of former Abia Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, is now on the run, the prosecution told a Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday. Udoh is listed as a witness ...
Orji Kalu's N2.9bn Fraud Trial: Abia Govt House Accountant On The Run - EFCC Inbox xSaharaReporters.com
Vital Witness Against Orji Kalu Is On The Run, EFCC Tells CourtCHANNELS TELEVISION

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Police parade two notorious suspects, indicts Senator Dino – Daily Trust


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Police parade two notorious suspects, indicts Senator Dino
Daily Trust
The Police have paraded two notorious suspects alleged to have been enlisted by Senator Dino Melaye to cause confusion in Kogi State in the build up to the 2019 general elections. Force Public Relations Officer, Mr Moshood Jimoh who paraded the ...
Police arrest criminal suspects allegedly armed by Dino MelayePremium Times
Recall: INEC to take decision on Dino's case in few daysThe Nation Newspaper
Dino Melaye's Never-Passing Recall Cup - Peter Claver OparahSaharaReporters.com
Pulse Nigeria -Politics Nigeria
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