Daily Archives: April 6, 2018

Why we killed tenure elongation for Oyegun, others – Ganduje – The Nation Newspaper


The Nation Newspaper
Why we killed tenure elongation for Oyegun, others – Ganduje
The Nation Newspaper
Ahead of another emergency National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) which is expected to put an end to the ongoing controversy about tenure elongation for party leaders at all levels of the party, Kano state
2019: Ganduje declares for second term, insists on Buhari's continuityBlueprint newspapers Limited (blog)

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BREAKING | APC Disowns Philip Obin, Blacklists @APCNigeria Twitter Handle – SIGNAL (press release)


SIGNAL (press release)
BREAKING | APC Disowns Philip Obin, Blacklists @APCNigeria Twitter Handle
SIGNAL (press release)
The attention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been drawn to false allegations by a Mr. Reno Omokri, which was contained in an April 5, 2018 report published on the website of Vanguard Newspapers, titled: 'APC secretly reaching out to me for

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$1bn funds for military: What about Nigeria Police – Shehu Sani – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria
$1bn funds for military: What about Nigeria Police – Shehu Sani
Daily Post Nigeria
Shehu Sani, Senator representing Kaduna Central district in the National Assembly has raised concern over the state of Nigeria Police. Sani, on Friday called on the federal government to stop sidelining the Nigeria police and accord same attention it
$1bn security fund: Shehu Sani asks FG not to abandon the policeTheCable
Senator Sani Speaks On Mantu's ConfessionConcise News

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Fayose Faults Buhari Over Approval Of $1bn Military Fund – Africa Independent Television


Blueprint newspapers Limited
Fayose Faults Buhari Over Approval Of $1bn Military Fund
Africa Independent Television
The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has faulted President Muhhamadu Buhari's approval of $1billion to fight Boko Haram. The Governor, while addressing journalists in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, on Thursday insisted that the approval
Ekiti guber: SDP adopts ex-deputy governor as consensus candidateTODAY.NG
Ekiti 2018: PDP senator says defection may cost party victoryBlueprint newspapers Limited (blog)
I will continue to fight until right thing is done in PDP – Senator OlujimiNAIJA.NG
NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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Charlyboy’s group storms INEC office, demands prosecution of Ibrahim Mantu – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria
Charlyboy's group storms INEC office, demands prosecution of Ibrahim Mantu
Daily Post Nigeria
A coalition of civil society group, OurMumuDonDo, led by Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charlyboy, on Friday demanded the the prosecution of former Senate President, Ibrahim Mantu, over his rigging claim. The coalition during a visit to the
Group storms INEC, demands prosecution of Mantu over 'poll-rigging confession'Vanguard
#OurMumuDonDo protesters storm INEC, demand prosecution of MantuTheCable
POLLS RIGGING CONFESSION: Mantu may be dragged to courtRipples Nigeria
Independent Newspapers Limited –Concise News
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Killings: Police Recover 10 Bodies In Benue Villages – CHANNELS TELEVISION


CHANNELS TELEVISION
Killings: Police Recover 10 Bodies In Benue Villages
CHANNELS TELEVISION
The Police in Benue State, on Friday, said they have recovered 10 bodies suspected to be that of the victims of an attack, scattered around bushes in some villages in the state. Fresh attacks were earlier reported in some communities in Benue State on
Benue Killings: Police recover 10 corpses in two communitiesPremium Times
Ex- NIMR boss honoured at thanksgiving serviceVanguard
Police confirm 10 killed in Benue attacksTV360
NAIJA.NG –Blueprint newspapers Limited (blog)
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Only one HMO in Nigeria met accreditation criteria – NHIS – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria
Only one HMO in Nigeria met accreditation criteria – NHIS
Daily Post Nigeria
The National Health Insurance Scheme Governing Council on Thursday said only one out of 57 Health Management Organisations had fully met the criteria for accreditation. Dr. Enyantu Ifenne, Chairman of the Governing Council, said this in a chat with
UPDATED: Nigeria sacks 23 of country's 57 Health Management Organisations (HMOs)Premium Times
NHIS delist 23 HMOs, grant 34 provisional nodThe Nation Newspaper
NHIS denies N25bn investment in FGN bondVanguard
Daily Trust –Naija247news –Business Post Nigeria (press release) (blog) –Kaiser Family Foundation
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N-Power, other SIP programmes failing – Senate blasts Buhari govt – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria
N-Power, other SIP programmes failing – Senate blasts Buhari govt
Daily Post Nigeria
Nigerian Senate yesterday declared that the N-Power and other National Social Investment Programmes under the Buhari government were not being felt by the people. The lawmakers stated this after Maryam Uwais, the special adviser to President Muhammadu
Critics of $1b security fund playing politics , says AdesinaVanguard
'Buhari Followed Due Process In Approving $1bn Military Fund'CHANNELS TELEVISION
Electoral Act: Reps threaten to seek redressNew Telegraph Newspaper
Blueprint newspapers Limited (blog) –NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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‘Only 28 pupils registered for common entrance exams in Zamfara’ – Minister – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria
'Only 28 pupils registered for common entrance exams in Zamfara' – Minister
Daily Post Nigeria
The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu has disclosed that only 28 candidates from Zamfara State registered for the 2018 National Common Entrance Examination. Adamu, in a statement released in Abuja by the spokesperson of the Ministry of Education, Mrs
SHOCKER: Only 28 Zamfara pupils registered for Unity Schools entrance examTheCable
Only 28 pupils register for Common Entrance Exam in ZamfaraPulse Nigeria
Nigerians react to 'Only 28' children registering for the National Common Entrance Exam in ZamfaraInformation Nigeria
The Punch –The Whistler NG –Asahi Shimbun –NAIJA.NG
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Herdsmen: Benue lawmakers cry out over withdrawal of troops – Daily Post Nigeria


Vanguard
Herdsmen: Benue lawmakers cry out over withdrawal of troops
Daily Post Nigeria
The Benue State Caucus in the House of Representatives has cried out over withdrawal of soldiers, which they said has led to fresh attacks on communities where several persons were killed. The lawmakers said during a press conference in Abuja yesterday
10 dead, many missing as herdsmen sack 3 Benue communitiesVanguard
24 killed in fresh herdsmen attacks on Benue communities – RepsThe Eagle Online
Declare deadly herdsmen as terrorists – Benue lawmakers to BuhariBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog)
AllAfrica.com –Independent Newspapers Limited –NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) –Guardian (blog)
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Kwara 2019: APC, PDP in defection drama – Vanguard


Vanguard
Kwara 2019: APC, PDP in defection drama
Vanguard
THESE are not the best of times for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kwara State. Since the November 2017 local government elections when internal wrangling made the party lose some wards, an unprecedented development in the political
Saraki blows hot over Kwara bank robberyDaily Post Nigeria
We have agreed we won't leave any stone unturned – Saraki reacts to robbery incident in KwaraNAIJA.NG

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GOV POLL: We won’t rig primary, Ekiti APC tells aspirants – Vanguard


Independent Newspapers Limited
GOV POLL: We won't rig primary, Ekiti APC tells aspirants
Vanguard
ADO-EKITI—THE All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ekiti State, yesterday, assured all governorship aspirants within the party of free, fair and credible primary vowing not to won't rig the primary for any of the aspirants. APC. This came as Oyo State
Fayemi set to change game in EkitiThe Nation Newspaper
Ekiti 2018 governorship election beyond APC, PDPGuardian (blog)
2018: Ekiti In Diaspora Warns Politicians Against BloodshedIndependent Newspapers Limited

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Politicians, not herdsmen, kidnappers, Boko Haram, are greatest threat to security – Okogie – Vanguard


Vanguard
Politicians, not herdsmen, kidnappers, Boko Haram, are greatest threat to security – Okogie
Vanguard
CATHOLIC Archbishop Emeritus of Lagos, Anthony Cardinal Okogie, said, yesterday, that the recent call by former Defence Minister, Lt. General Theophilus Danjuma (retd), for self-defence should normally cause apprehensions in the Presidency, since its
'Politicians more dangerous than Boko Haram, herdsmen' – Cardinal OkogieDaily Post Nigeria
Cardinal Okogie Says 'Looters' List Politically MotivatedConcise News

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Battle for APC chair intensifies, ex-govs, others show interest – The Punch


The Punch
Battle for APC chair intensifies, ex-govs, others show interest
The Punch
The race of who will become the next national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress has been intensified following the decision of its national leadership to hold fresh congresses where new officers will be elected, The PUNCH learnt in Abuja
Buhari delays trip to stop Oyegun's 'extension plot'The Nation Newspaper
EXCLUSIVE: APC National Secretary goes underground as governors plot to backdate NEC letterPremium Times
APC may shift Monday's NEC meetingDaily Trust
CHANNELS TELEVISION –Pulse Nigeria –TODAY.NG –Politics Nigeria
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Osun Gov Poll: Discordant tunes in APC – Vanguard


The Nation Newspaper
Osun Gov Poll: Discordant tunes in APC
Vanguard
It is a state that the All Progressives Congress, APC, won easily four years ago. However, today, internal power dynamics coupled with the external political environment, it is feared, could put the ruling party under pressure. Governor Ogbeni Rauf
Needless Controversy over Osun IGRTHISDAY Newspapers

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Rice smuggling: Confront neighbouring nations, investors tell FG – The Punch


The Punch
Rice smuggling: Confront neighbouring nations, investors tell FG
The Punch
Indigenous rice producers have charged the Federal Government to confront the Republics of Benin, Niger and Cameroon over smuggling of rice from their countries into Nigeria. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Monday declared
Presidency Demands Immediate Justice From UK Over Killing Of Rep's SonWetinhappen Magazine (blog)

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Nigerian social welfare programmes got N175billion in 2 years, Maryam Uwais tells Senate – Daily Nigerian News

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Omisore finally dumps PDP, supporters set party flags on fire – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria
Omisore finally dumps PDP, supporters set party flags on fire
Daily Post Nigeria
A former Deputy Governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore, has finally dumped the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP). DAILY POST had authoritatively reported that the former member of the National Assembly was consulting widely on the alternative
Omisore's supporters burn PDP flags at party secretariatThe Punch
Omisore Dumps PDPVanguard
Defection: Omisore's action, hasty, needless, unfortunate – AdagunodoThe Eagle Online
Daily Trust –Blueprint newspapers Limited (blog) –NAIJA.NG –Osun Defender (blog)
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Robbers attack Offa again, kill policemen, residents – Vanguard


Vanguard
Robbers attack Offa again, kill policemen, residents
Vanguard
Omu-Aran (Kwara), – A gang of armed robbers on Thursday raided some commercial banks in Offa, Kwara, killing some policemen and residents as well as carting away an undisclosed amount of cash in the process. The heavily armed hoodlums had attacked the
BREAKING: Four shot dead as robbers raid bank in Offa, KwaraDaily Post Nigeria
Armed robbers raid banks, kill policemen in KwaraThe Nation Newspaper
Many killed as robbers invade banks in OffaDaily Trust
Information Nigeria –NAIJA.NG –TVC News –NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)
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Breaking: Army promotes 3729 troops fighting Boko Haram in North East – Vanguard


Vanguard
Breaking: Army promotes 3729 troops fighting Boko Haram in North East
Vanguard
ABUJA – THE Nigerian Army has promoted a total of 3,729 soldiers engaged in internal security operations in the North East part of the country. Recruits undergo training at the headquaters of the Depot of the Nigerian Army in Zaria, Kaduna State in
As Buratai's military denies its record in ZariaThe Punch
Boko Haram: Army announce special promotion for 3, 729 soldiersPulse Nigeria
One billion dollars Arms Purchase: Buhari is Courting Trouble – LawmakerThe Nation Newspaper
The Eagle Online –CHANNELS TELEVISION –Daily Trust –P.M. News
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Christian leaders visit Buhari without mentioning Leah Sharibu – TheCable


TheCable
Christian leaders visit Buhari without mentioning Leah Sharibu
TheCable
On Thursday, a group of northern Christian leaders visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja. The leaders under the aegis of Arewa Pastors Non-denominational Initiative for Peace (APNIP) in Nigeria discussed a wide range of
Don't Listen To Voices Of Critics With Selfish, Ulterior Motives, Presidency Advises NigeriansNigerian Observer
I do not have religious bias – BuhariNews Agency of Nigeria (press release)

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Sacked Rep Herman Hembe dumps APC for PDP – TODAY.NG

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Melaye appeals to Supreme Court, asks INEC to stop recall process – The Punch


The Punch
Melaye appeals to Supreme Court, asks INEC to stop recall process
The Punch
Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye, has urged the Supreme Court to declare the petitions submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission seeking his recall as illegal. The Senator in an appeal he filed against the March 16, 2018 judgment of the
Senator Dino Melaye heads to Supreme Court to stop recallP.M. News
Stop My Recall, Melaye Tells Supreme CourtCHANNELS TELEVISION
Senator Dino asks S/Court to declare his recall process illegalNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

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Buhari breaks silence on allegations of religious bias – Daily Post Nigeria


Daily Post Nigeria
Buhari breaks silence on allegations of religious bias
Daily Post Nigeria
President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday, declared that the allegation that he is favouring one religion over the other is far from the truth. He said all through his public life, he had never contravened his oath of office. This was as he called on
Islamisation agenda is opposition propaganda against Buhari – Northern PastorsVanguard
Arewa Pastors to hand over Buhari's critics to security agenciesPulse Nigeria
Our Youths Deserve A Prosperous Nigeria, Says BuhariCHANNELS TELEVISION
SaharaReporters.com –BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog) –Daily Trust –The Eagle Online
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Hate Speech: Nigeria drifting towards anarchy; Onaiyekan, Jega, Gambari, others cry out – Vanguard


Vanguard
Hate Speech: Nigeria drifting towards anarchy; Onaiyekan, Jega, Gambari, others cry out
Vanguard
ABUJA – A cross section of elder statesmen and civil society actors have expressed concerns over what they described as the nation's gradual descent into chaos fearing that if the trend was not halted, it could spell doom for the nation and its
Hate speech redefined, by Tola AdeniyiThe Eagle Online

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Looters’ list an unfortunate act of irresponsibility – Wike – Vanguard


The Nation Newspaper
Looters' list an unfortunate act of irresponsibility – Wike
Vanguard
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that Nigerians are experiencing the height of irresponsibility in governance with the APC Federal Government refusal to obey the rule of law. The governor also declared that INEC as presently
Wike Chairs Taskforce on Illegal Road TradingTHISDAY Newspapers
Sports devt key to Nigeria unity – WikeBlueprint newspapers Limited (blog)

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Nigeria wants IsDB to reconsider loan pricing – Daily Trust


Daily Trust
Nigeria wants IsDB to reconsider loan pricing
Daily Trust
Nigeria has called on the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) to reconsider its loan pricing to some member countries to avoid prolonged period of negotiation. The Permanent Secretary of Nigeria's Ministry of Finance Mahmoud Isa-Dutse made the call on
Federal Govt. urged to address rape as risk factor for HIVP.M. News
Declare cancer national emergency – Foundation urges FGThe Eagle Online
Only 4000km of Nigeria's waterways navigable, says FGThe Punch
Nigerian Bulletin
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Army loses two soldiers, kill 21 bandits in Zamfara – Daily Trust


Daily Trust
Army loses two soldiers, kill 21 bandits in Zamfara
Daily Trust
The Nigerian Army yesterday said it lost two of its personnel during a fierce gun battle in Zamfara state, but that the troops killed about 21 bandits. The Nigerian Army troops of 232 Battalion Zuru while on clearance patrol encountered armed bandits
Nigerian Army confirms two soldiers, 21 suspected bandits killed in ZamfaraPremium Times
Troops kill 21 bandits, recover arms in ZamfaraVanguard
Army Confirms Two Soldiers, 21 Bandits Killed In ZamfaraCHANNELS TELEVISION
The Nation Newspaper –TV360 –Pulse Nigeria –SaharaReporters.com
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