Daily Archives: April 17, 2018

Senate confirms NHRC boss, NERC Chairman – Vanguard


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Senate confirms NHRC boss, NERC Chairman
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Abuja – The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the nomination of Mr Anthony Ojukwu for appointment as Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). President of the Nigerian 8th Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki The senate also confirmed the ...
Senate confirms Prof. James Momoh as NERC board ChairmanDaily Post Nigeria
Senate confirms Buhari's nominees to head NHRC, NERCPremium Times
Senate confirms NERC, NHRC bossesThe Punch
TheCable -Daily Nigerian News -NAIJA.NG -Nigeria News
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Senate confirms NHRC boss, NERC Chairman – Vanguard


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Senate confirms NHRC boss, NERC Chairman
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Abuja – The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the nomination of Mr Anthony Ojukwu for appointment as Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). President of the Nigerian 8th Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki The senate also confirmed the ...
Senate confirms Prof. James Momoh as NERC board ChairmanDaily Post Nigeria
Senate confirms Buhari's nominees to head NHRC, NERCPremium Times
Senate confirms NERC, NHRC bossesThe Punch
TheCable -Daily Nigerian News -NAIJA.NG -Nigeria News
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2019: Nigerians react to appointment of Festus Keyamo as Buhari’s presidential campaign spokesman – Daily Post Nigeria


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2019: Nigerians react to appointment of Festus Keyamo as Buhari's presidential campaign spokesman
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Nigerians have reacted to the appointment of human rights lawyer, Festus Keyamo as the official spokesperson for President Muhammadu Buhari's campaign, ahead of the 2019 elections. Buhari had recently declared his intention to run for the 2019 ...
Festus Keyamo appointed spokesman for Buhari's 2019 campaignDaily Sun
Keyamo to serve as spokesman for Buhari's re-electionPulse Nigeria
Festus Keyamo Emerges Spokesperson For Buhari's 2019 Campaign OrganizationSaharaReporters.com
Premium Times -Vanguard -360Nobs.com -Daily Trust
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2019: Nigerians react to appointment of Festus Keyamo as Buhari’s presidential campaign spokesman – Daily Post Nigeria


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2019: Nigerians react to appointment of Festus Keyamo as Buhari's presidential campaign spokesman
Daily Post Nigeria
Nigerians have reacted to the appointment of human rights lawyer, Festus Keyamo as the official spokesperson for President Muhammadu Buhari's campaign, ahead of the 2019 elections. Buhari had recently declared his intention to run for the 2019 ...
Festus Keyamo appointed spokesman for Buhari's 2019 campaignDaily Sun
Keyamo to serve as spokesman for Buhari's re-electionPulse Nigeria
Festus Keyamo Emerges Spokesperson For Buhari's 2019 Campaign OrganizationSaharaReporters.com
Premium Times -Vanguard -360Nobs.com -Daily Trust
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Abuja Violence: Shiites confirm protest, say 30 members missing – Premium Times


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Abuja Violence: Shiites confirm protest, say 30 members missing
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Members of the Shiite Islamic Movement of Nigeria, (IMN) have confirmed they held Tuesday's protest at the Wuse Ultra-Modern Market in Abuja. The group also claimed 30 of its members went missing after a previous protest at the Central Business ...
Just in: Panic as protesters clash with police in AbujaNAIJA.NG
Police forcefully disperse Abuja protestersTODAY.NG

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Abuja Violence: Shiites confirm protest, say 30 members missing – Premium Times


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Abuja Violence: Shiites confirm protest, say 30 members missing
Premium Times
Members of the Shiite Islamic Movement of Nigeria, (IMN) have confirmed they held Tuesday's protest at the Wuse Ultra-Modern Market in Abuja. The group also claimed 30 of its members went missing after a previous protest at the Central Business ...
Just in: Panic as protesters clash with police in AbujaNAIJA.NG
Police forcefully disperse Abuja protestersTODAY.NG

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We shall rule Nigeria turn by turn – Pastor Bakare tells Sowore – Daily Post Nigeria


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We shall rule Nigeria turn by turn – Pastor Bakare tells Sowore
Daily Post Nigeria
Tunde Bakare, the General Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, has said that he and presidential aspirant Omoyele Sowore will lead Nigeria. Bakare said this when Sowore paid a visit to his church on Sunday. Bakare described the publisher as an ...
Sowore wants to be president and I want to be president – BakareVanguard
Bakare on presidency: Sowore will do his turn, I will do mineTheCable
'Sowore And I Will Rule Nigeria In Turns' – Pastor BakareNigeria News
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We shall rule Nigeria turn by turn – Pastor Bakare tells Sowore – Daily Post Nigeria


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We shall rule Nigeria turn by turn – Pastor Bakare tells Sowore
Daily Post Nigeria
Tunde Bakare, the General Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, has said that he and presidential aspirant Omoyele Sowore will lead Nigeria. Bakare said this when Sowore paid a visit to his church on Sunday. Bakare described the publisher as an ...
Sowore wants to be president and I want to be president – BakareVanguard
Bakare on presidency: Sowore will do his turn, I will do mineTheCable
'Sowore And I Will Rule Nigeria In Turns' – Pastor BakareNigeria News
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Senate summons Emiefele, Adeosun, Dan-Ali over alleged illegal withdrawal of $462 million – Premium Times


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Senate summons Emiefele, Adeosun, Dan-Ali over alleged illegal withdrawal of $462 million
Premium Times
The Senate on Tuesday summoned the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emiefele; the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun; and the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali to give reasons for withdrawing $462 million from the Federation ...
Senate summons Emefiele, Adeosun, Ali over alleged withdrawal of $460mDaily Post Nigeria
Breaking: Senate summons Emefiele, Adeosun, Dan Ali over $462mVanguard
Cost of Buhari's London treatment: CBN, Emefiele know fate June 5The Nation Newspaper
BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog) -Daily Trust -Pulse Nigeria -CHANNELS TELEVISION
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Senate summons Emiefele, Adeosun, Dan-Ali over alleged illegal withdrawal of $462 million – Premium Times


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Senate summons Emiefele, Adeosun, Dan-Ali over alleged illegal withdrawal of $462 million
Premium Times
The Senate on Tuesday summoned the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emiefele; the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun; and the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali to give reasons for withdrawing $462 million from the Federation ...
Senate summons Emefiele, Adeosun, Ali over alleged withdrawal of $460mDaily Post Nigeria
Breaking: Senate summons Emefiele, Adeosun, Dan Ali over $462mVanguard
Cost of Buhari's London treatment: CBN, Emefiele know fate June 5The Nation Newspaper
BusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog) -Daily Trust -Pulse Nigeria -CHANNELS TELEVISION
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Police arrest female suicide bomber in Maiduguri – Vanguard


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Police arrest female suicide bomber in Maiduguri
Vanguard
The Borno Police Command on Tuesday confirmed the arrest of a female suicide bomber at the Bakassi Internally Displaced (IDPs) camp in Maiduguri. According to a statement by Edet Okon, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), in Maiduguri, the suicide ...
Police Arrest Female Suicide Bomber Near Maiduguri IDP CampCHANNELS TELEVISION
Female suicide bomber arrested in MaiduguriTVC News

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Breaking : Army troops intercept 20 militia herdsmen, kills 4 in Benue – Vanguard


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Breaking : Army troops intercept 20 militia herdsmen, kills 4 in Benue
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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA – THE Nigerian Army Tuesday morning, said its troops of 72 Special Forces Battalion in Benue State,intercepted 20 militia herdsmen, killing four during gun duel that ensued. The herdsmen, according to the army, were accosted at ...
Benue Violence: Soldiers kill four attackers, recover weapons – OfficialPremium Times
Soldiers kill 4 militia herdsmen, recover arms in BenueDaily Sun
Army arrests, recovers arms from 20 herdsmen in BenuePulse Nigeria
Daily Trust -TheCable -SaharaReporters.com -NAIJA.NG
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Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Tuesday morning – Daily Post Nigeria


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Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Tuesday morning
Daily Post Nigeria
Good morning! Here is today's summary from Nigerian Newspapers. 1. No fewer than 39 persons have been killed after suspected herdsmen attacked Tiv-dominated villages in Nasarawa State between Sunday and Monday. Keana, Awe, Doma and Obi were the local ...

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$350m loan: No state’ll access W/Bank facility if Kaduna does not get—El-Rufai – Vanguard


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$350m loan: No state'll access W/Bank facility if Kaduna does not get—El-Rufai
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By Ben Agande. Kaduna—Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State said, yesterday, he had been told by the World Bank that no state in the country would access its loan without Kaduna State being considered by the National Assembly. It would be recalled ...
$350 million loan: El-Rufai blows hot, says no state will receive loan without KadunaDaily Post Nigeria
No Kaduna, no World Bank loan for other states, says El-RufaiDaily Sun
Nigeria: '13 States May Be Denied World Bank Loan If Kaduna's Approval Is Rejected'AllAfrica.com
New Telegraph Newspaper -TheCable -THISDAY Newspapers -The Whistler NG
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Babangida speaks on annulling June 12 presidential election – Daily Post Nigeria


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Babangida speaks on annulling June 12 presidential election
Daily Post Nigeria
Nigeria's former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida (Rtd), has lamented that nobody has given him credit for conducting the June 12, 1993 presidential election adjudged to be the freest and fairest in the history of the country. General ...
IBB speaks on annulled 1993 election, relationship with MKOPulse Nigeria
Awolowo's Vision And More: What IBB Wants In A Young PresidentCHANNELS TELEVISION
Nobody gives me credit for conducting the freest elections – Babangida | WATCHBellaNaija
TheCable -Ripples Nigeria -NAIJA.NG -Nigeria Today
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2015 Elections: Oni Knocks Yakassai Over Card Reader Comment – Leadership Newspapers (press release) (blog)


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2015 Elections: Oni Knocks Yakassai Over Card Reader Comment
Leadership Newspapers (press release) (blog)
Former Deputy National Chairman (South) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Engr. Segun Oni, has carpeted elder statesman, Tanko Yakassai, over statement credited to him that the North took advantage of the faulty card readers to manipulate ...
I'll emerge 2019 APC presidential candidate — UdeogaranyaVanguard
Nigeria: APC, INEC Reject Yakassai's Claim On 2015 ElectionsAllAfrica.com
APC faults Yakassai's position on 2015 electionsNew Telegraph Newspaper
Guardian (blog) -NAIJA.NG -Independent Newspapers Limited -Nigeria News
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Primary school -leaver ‘practised’ as doctor for four years – The Punch


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Primary school -leaver 'practised' as doctor for four years
The Punch
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested one Abdulrahman Mohammed for allegedly impersonating a medical doctor and operating a clinic in the Idi-Araba area of the state. Mohammed, a primary school-leaver, had allegedly paraded himself as a doctor ...
Police Nabs Primary School Leaver For Running A Clinic Without LicenseNigeria News
Primary school dropout poses as doctor, runs hospital, labNew Telegraph Newspaper

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Obaseki approves verification exercise, payment of stipend for Libya returnees – New Telegraph Newspaper


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Obaseki approves verification exercise, payment of stipend for Libya returnees
New Telegraph Newspaper
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has approved verification exercise and payment of three months stipends to the new batch of Libya returnees of Edo State origin. Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the Governor on Anti-Human Trafficking and Illegal ...
Why we trained 253 teachers to teach Benin language, history — ObasekiVanguard
Gov. Obaseki swears in two new judgesThe Eagle Online
Obaseki Approves Payment of Stipends For Libya ReturneesWetinhappen Magazine (blog)
THISDAY Newspapers -Concise News
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AfDB to fund private health care in Lagos with $20m – The Punch


AfDB to fund private health care in Lagos with $20m
The Punch
Everest Amaefule, Abuja. The African Development Bank says its board has approved the support of private health care system in Lagos, Nigeria with a loan of $20m. A statement issued by the bank in Abuja on Monday said the fund would help Santa Clara ...
AfDB approves $20m loan to boost Nigeria's healthcareNew Telegraph Newspaper

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‘We’ll restore power to Akwa Ibom community’ – The Nation Newspaper


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'We'll restore power to Akwa Ibom community'
The Nation Newspaper
The Managing Director of Ibom Power Company Limited, Meyen Etukudo, has restated that Ibom Power will provide steady and quality electricity to Ikot Abasi. He spoke at a meeting with Ikot Abasi Power Technical Committee, led by Sir O. D. Etukafia. Also ...
A'Ibom Gov Challenges FCC On Responsible FunctioningIndependent Newspapers Limited
Akwa chief hails gov – The PunchNigeria Today
THE IGNORANCE MUSICIANS IN AKWA IBOM STATE ARE NOT AWARE OF!!!Wetinhappen Magazine (blog)

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Abia APC seeks members’ support for 2019 guber election – New Telegraph Newspaper


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Abia APC seeks members' support for 2019 guber election
New Telegraph Newspaper
Ahead of 2019 elections, the executive council of Dr Okezie Abarikwu-led Abia Central area of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has called on members to work round the clock if the party must sack Dr Okezie Ikpeazu-led ruling Peoples Democratic ...
How Okezie Ikpeazu won 2017 Governor of the Year AwardVanguard
Why Security Is Top Priority In Abia – Ikpeazu's AideIndependent Newspapers Limited

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Osun gov poll : Adeleke writes PDP, declares governorship ambition – Vanguard


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Osun gov poll : Adeleke writes PDP, declares governorship ambition
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THE lawmaker representing Osun West Senatorial District, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has declared his interest to contest the September 22 governorship election in Osun State. Ademola Adeleke. Adeleke made this known in a letter he addressed to the ...
2019: Davido's uncle, Senator Adeleke joins Osun governorship raceDaily Post Nigeria
When will peace return to Osun PDP?The Nation Newspaper
Senator Ademola Adeleke to run for Osun governorship electionPulse Nigeria
Premium Times -BellaNaija -New Telegraph Newspaper -Nigeria Today
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Lift suspension on Omo-Agege – Taiga – Vanguard


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Lift suspension on Omo-Agege – Taiga
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The President-General of the Urhobo Progress Union Worldwide, Olorogun Moses Taiga, has urged the Nigerian Senate to immediately lift the suspension placed on the senator representing Delta Central senatorial district, Ovie Omo-Agege. Omo-Agege ...
'AGF should speak for Omo-Agege'Daily Trust

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Awolowo’s Vision And More: What IBB Wants In A Young President – CHANNELS TELEVISION


CHANNELS TELEVISION

Awolowo's Vision And More: What IBB Wants In A Young President
CHANNELS TELEVISION
Former Military President of Nigeria, General Ibrahim Babangida (Rtd), has said the need for young Nigerians to lead the country cannot be over-emphasised. Ahead of the general elections, the elder statesman, however, noted that any person interested ...

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EFCC Files Charges Against Globacom Over Alleged $6.7m Fraud – CHANNELS TELEVISION


CHANNELS TELEVISION

EFCC Files Charges Against Globacom Over Alleged $6.7m Fraud
CHANNELS TELEVISION
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed an alleged $6.7m Fraud against the telecommunications company, Globacom Limited, before a Lagos State Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja. In the one count filed before Justice Olushola ...
Alleged $6.7 million Fraud: Globacom, Chief Marketing Officer chargedPremium Times
EFCC slams $6.7m fraud charge on Globacom, marketing chiefWorldStage
EFCC charges Globacom with $6.7m fraudThe Punch
TheCable -PRNigeria News (press release) -Ripples Nigeria -Nairametrics
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NCC says active mobile lines in Nigeria now 148m – Daily Nigerian News


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NCC says active mobile lines in Nigeria now 148m
Daily Nigerian News
The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, says active mobile phone lines in the country rose to 148 million in February, from the 147 million recorded in January, an increase of 1,096,646 million. NCC made this known in its monthly Subscribers ...
Mobile Internet users increase marginally to 100.9m in February – NCCTheNewsGuru

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APC crisis: INEC takes stand on extension of Oyegun’s tenure – Daily Post Nigeria


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APC crisis: INEC takes stand on extension of Oyegun's tenure
Daily Post Nigeria
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said it would remain neutral in the suit seeking to nullify the one-year tenure extension granted to National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun and other ...
APC Tenure Elongation Dispute: We'll remain neutral, INEC tells CourtVanguard
Tenure Elongation: Oyegun, Other APC Excos Know Fate May 14Independent Newspapers Limited
APC needs focused, cool-headed leader like Odigie-Oyegun—CoalitionNews Agency of Nigeria (press release)
Blueprint newspapers Limited (blog)
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