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Sahara Reporters Archive for April 2016Rss

Friday, April 29, 2016

ASUU In Adekunle Ajasin University Threaten Showdown With Management Over Salary, Benefits Issues

Tompolo Denies Link With New Militant Group Niger Delta Avengers

Nigerians Tell UK To End Role As Haven For Corrupt Individuals

Benin Monarch, Oba Erediauwa Akpolokpolo Is Dead

Federal Lawmaker Calls For Kidnapping To Be Classified As An Act of Terrorism

Activists Proffer Far-reaching Solutions To Growing Wave Of Violence In Nigeria

Transition Monitoring Group Rebuffed N2 billion Bribe From Jonathan's Men Say EFCC Findings Has Vindicated The Organization

Manhunt For Ex-INEC Chair, Maurice Iwu Over Diezani’s Election Bribery Funds At Fidelity Bank

Thursday, April 28, 2016

PDP Chair Goes To Sheriff

Saraki Loses Bid To Disqualify Code of Conduct Tribunal Chairman, Danladi Umar

Saraki Slammed With New Charges Of Corruption Today

Bayelsa State Assembly Passes Child Rights Bill, Swears In 3 Opposition Members

Wanted Drug Baron Nigerian Senator Kashamu Buruji Wants To Jail PDP Member For Calling Him A 'Wanted Man'

PDP Set To Crown Sheriff As Chairman

Falana Writes Buhari, Demands Probe Of Human Rights Violations

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Ending Upsurge Of Attacks On Communities By Herdsmen Now National Priority, Presidency Says

Case Of Man Killed In Ondo State By VIO Officers Will Be Decided In Court - Police

Saraki, Other Senators Avoid Main NASS Gate As #OccupyNASS Protests Grow In Number

UNILAG Students Seek Reinstatement Of Students’ Union, Threaten To Sue

Cloning Of Gov. Ambode’s Number: Man Allegedly Die Of Torture In DSS’ Custody

Ethnic Leaders Challenged To Combat Sectarianism, Promote Peace And Stability In Nigeria

Kano State Government Auctioned Off LG Cars, Gave Proceeds To Cronies

Fire Rages At Kano Kurmi Market

Corruption Trial: Umar Orders Saraki’s Security Out Of The Tribunal | The Cable

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Equatorial Guinea’s Dictator To Win Election In Landslide Following Crackdown On Media And Civil Society

One Killed After Jigawa State PDP Rally

PDP National Publicity Secretary Olisah Metuh In PDP Hall Accident, Rushed To Hospital

Niger Delta University Lecturers Go On Indefinite Strike

Pro-Saraki Protesters Clash With #OccupyNASS Outside National Assembly

Protesters Disrupt Delta State Assembly Over Missing N16 Billion

Federal Government Orders Forces To Crush Security Threats

Abuja Showdown: Police Prevent #OccupyNASS Protesters From Entering National Assembly

Muslim Group Urges FG‎ To Declare Fulani Herdsmen Terrorists

#OccupyNASS: Protesters Commence Rally To Demand Resignation Of Nigeria's Senate President Saraki Over Corruption

Monday, April 25, 2016

Bayelsa Government And Labor Unions Reach A Compromise On Payment Of Salaries, Pensions

Comptroller General Of The Nigerian Prison Service Apologizes For Officers' Assault On Lawmaker

Fear of Embarrassment: Goodluck Jonathan Cancels California Speech, Feigns Illness

Ondo LG Election Is A Charade To Mock Democracy - APC

Controversial Delta Civil Service Commission Chairperson Burns Files, Evidence Of Employment Of Civil Servants

DPR Sanctions 16 Filling Stations In Bayelsa State

NMA Identifies Six Ekiti Doctors Who Died In Sunday’s Road Crash

UNILAG: ERC Rejects Dissolution Of Student's Union, Accuses University Management Of Despotism

N1.4bn Fraud: Court Sentences Ex-Kogi Lawmaker To 154 Years

Militant Group Warns President Buhari, Calls For Sovereign National Conference

Ijaw Youth Council Tells Ex-Militants Not To Block Roads Over Stipends

CSNAC Petitions EFCC Over Alleged Financial Recklessness By NAMA’s MD

EFCC Accuser George Uboh Bags 3 Years Jail Term For Fraud

Saraki Loses Bid To Stop His Trial As Appeal Court Strikes Out Stay Of Proceeding Application Against The CCT

Saraki Moves To Halt His Trial Today Again As Court Of Appeal Issues Hearing Notice On Jurisdiction Case Already Decided By The Supreme Court

Appeal Court Judge, Chief Judge Of The Federal High Court Of Nigeria, Two Other Judges Received Millions From Rickey Tarfa

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Worshipers Interrupt Imam’s Prayers For Senator Saraki In Ilorin

Nigerians Are Making Quick Donations To #OccupyNASS, Group Says

Osun: 3 Abducted Civil Servants Regain Freedom

‎Federal High Court Strikes Out Bankruptcy Suit Against Babalakin On Technical Ground

Delta State Civil Service Commission Chairman Burns Files, Evidence Of Employment Of Civil Servants

Lekki Unrest: Lagos Asks IG Of Police To Investigate Allegation That Police Bullet Killed MD Of Free Trade Zone Tajudeen Disu

Papa Wemba: Congo Music Star Dies After Collapsing On Stage In Abidjan- BBC

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Nigerian Troops Avert Deadly Boko Haram Suicide Attack In Borno

Low Turnout, Violence, Rigging, And Bribery Mars Ondo LG Election

Friday, April 22, 2016

Anioma People Disown Senator Nwaoboshi Over His Bid To Scuttle Code Of Conduct Tribunal

Landlord Evicts Delta NUJ Council Over Unpaid Rent, Throws Out Corps Members

Troops Arrest Four Boko Haram Kingpins

Senators Push Back Against Saraki’s Intrigues, Use Of Senate To Fight Personal Battles

Police Deploys 6000 Officers, Restrict Vehicular Movement Ahead Of Ondo LGA Poll

SPDC: Ijaw Youths Set To Embark On Mass Protest

Skills Acquisition Trainees Disrupt Okowa Starter-Packs Ceremony

Gani Fawehinmi's Daughter, Hafsat Opens Subsidized Hospital In Fulfillment Of Father's Wish For Her

ODIEC Goes Ahead With LG Poll This Saturday Despite Criticism

Three Osun State Officials Kidnapped

Dino Melaye Vows To Die For Saraki, Says Senate President Must Remain In Office Till 2019

Former Nigeria's Junior Minister of Defense Obanikoro Loses In Lagos High Court Against SaharaReporters

Nigeria Derived No Benefit From Previous Devaluations Of The Naira – President Buhari

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Nigerian Attorney Ebiere Awudu Meets Former President Clinton At Surprise Rally For Hillary

Nigerian Military Covered Up Zaria Massacre, Dug Mass Graves And Burned Shiite Members Alive—Amnesty International

Nigerian Military Covered Up Zaria Massacre, Dug Mass Graves And Buried Shiite Members Alive—Amnesty International

Senator Saraki’s Rented Protesters Unhappy Over Absent Pay

Ondo State NSCDC Nabs NNPC Petrol Tanker Used In Diverting Gas Content

American Pop Star Prince Dead At 57

Ex-Militant Leader Ndigbara Wanted By Rivers State Police

Transport Ministry And Police Involved In Cover Up Following Young Driver’s Death

Niger Delta Youth Group Slam President Buhari’s Ruthless Plan To Deal With Vandals

Residents Accuse Kwankwaso Of Land Grabbing To Build Restaurant For Wife

NLC, Kano State Divided Over Workers’ Verification Exercise

PDP National Publicity Secretary Metuh Chickens Out Of Party Convention Electoral Contests

Commotion At The Code Of Conduct As Tribunal Judge Threatens To Jail Saraki's Unruly Lawyer

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Integrity-Challenged Former CJN Belgore To Chair FG Committee On National Honors

Delta State Information Commissioner Threatens Resignation Over Okowa's Split Of Information Ministry

EFCC To Deal With Staff Who Decorated Ekweremadu As Its ‘Anti-Corruption Ambassador'

EFCC Arrests Suspended PTAD Director-General, Others For N2.5b Scandal

Ex-NAF Chief Of Staff Amosu Returns N2.3b, Cooperating With EFCC

EFCC Traces 17 Accounts To Badeh During Corruption Investigation

Confusion At Code Of Conduct Tribunal As Saraki And Orubebe's Cases Clash

Nigerian Senate Ethics Committee Has Called Off Summon Issued To CCT Chair Umar

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Embattled Senate President Saraki Dozes Off In The Dock As Corruption Trial Takes Its Toll

No “National Grazing Bill” Exists At Senate – Omoworare, Abaribe

Withdraw Your Illegal Summons On CCT Chairman, Femi Falana Advises Senate Committee

CCT Dismisses Saraki’s Latest Application To Adjourn Trial

Misconduct: NJC Recommends Two Judges For Compulsory Retirement

Saraki Trial: Nigeria Civil Society Coalition Condemns Legislature’s Effort To Frustrate Justice, Advises Buhari

Soldiers Arrest 92 Armed Herdsmen In Abuja

Ese Oruru: Court Adjourns Ruling On Private Trial To May 12

Lagos High Court Orders Immediate Arraignment Joshua's Church Trustees And Engineers Over fatal Church Collapse

Acting GOC 7 Division Escape Boko Haram Ambush

Prof. Wole Soyinka Denies Involvement In Saraki’s Lawyer “Anatomy Of Corruption” Book Launch

Monday, April 18, 2016

Afe Babalola And Gov Fayose Shopping For Injunction To Stop Election-Rigging Probe

Repressive Gambian Government Kills, Arrests Protesters

Over 200 Killed, 100 Missing In Ethiopia

Bayelsa State Seals Shell Facility Without Building Permit

Mimiko Is Stockpiling Funds, Refusing To Pay Workers' Salaries - APC

CCT Denies All Saraki Requests For Adjournments And Day-To-Day Records

Gbajabiamila Writes Chinese President, Describes Fayose's Letter As Affront To The Constitution

Return These Cars Or Face The People, Labour Congress Warns Greedy Senators

Five APC Members, One APGA Member Win FCT Chairmanship Elections

Code Of Conduct Corruption Trial: Document Expose Saraki's Delicate Web Of Deceits and Intrigue As He Acquired Undeclared Properties

CSNAC Asks IGP To Prosecute Metuh's Lawyer Over False Information And Obstruction Of Justice

Angry Youths Attack Pro-Saraki Senator Isah Misau In Bauchi

N47.6billion Fraud: Tompolo And Seven Others Arraigned In Absentia

Code Of Conduct Tribunal Commences Day 3 Corruption Trial Of Bukola Saraki

New Niger Delta Militant Group Dares Buhari, Vows To Cripple Nigeria's Economy

Sunday, April 17, 2016

CCB/CCT Act: Proposed Amendment ‎Suspicious, Dangerous - NLC

Proposed Amendment To Code of Conduct Bureau And Tribunal Act Illegal, Self-serving - Femi Falana

Saraki's Lawyer, Yusuf Ali To Launch Book Titled "Anatomy Of Corruption"

Senator Who Sponsored Bill To Decriminalize Corruption Owns Guinea House In Lagos He Didn’t Declare

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Thugs Invade Edo Council Secretariat

Mother Of 3 Nabbed For Faking Pregnancy With 86 Wraps Of Cocaine

Nigerians Must Resist Attempt To Change Constitution To Suit Saraki, Says Senator Marafa

Nigerian Troops Repel Rampaging Boko Haram Insurgents From Sambisa Forest, Rescue 455 Abducted Victims

Friday, April 15, 2016

PDP Chairman Sheriff Campaigning To Retain His Office

NSCDC Deploys 50 Officers To Check Illegal Mining Activities In Ondo State

Dickson Denies Wrongdoing Over Assembly’s Refusal To Swear-In Three Assembly Members-Elect

Dickson Justifies Non-Payment Of Workers’ Salaries, Condemns Media Reports

UK Providing Further Support To Meet Critical Humanitarian And Energy Needs In Nigeria

NYSC Begs Borno Governor To Relocate IDPs

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Billionaire Judge Kafarati To Deliver Ruling On Saraki’s High Court Case Today

Abducted Schoolgirls' Parents Demand Action As Govt. Officials Visit Chibok

‘Occupy Nigeria’ Group Plans Protests In Port Harcourt

Police Warn Dickson On Security Breach Over Assembly Refusal To Swear-In Elected Members

Senate President Saraki Using Senate To Rush Amendment Of The Law Used For His Corruption Trial

CCT Chairman’s Absence Delays Orubebe’s Trial

Proof Of Life Video Of Chibok Girls Emerges Two Years After Their Abduction

Police Block #BBOG Protesters From Presidential Villa

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

DSS Arrests Al-Barnawi, Deputy, And Police Impersonators

Fulani Herdsman Slayed In Ondo State As Police Avert Ethnic Clash

#PanamaPapers: National Police Raid Mossack Fonseca Offices

Buhari, In Beijing, Tells Pipeline Vandals To Expect The Boko Haram Treatment

CACOL Criticizes Buhari's Indifference Towards Panama Papers

‘Herdsmen’ Raid Taraba Villages, Kill 44

Bayelsa State Police Kill One, Arrest Two Over Killing Of Trader

NEITI Boss, Waziri Adio, Declares Assets Publicly

How Dino Melaye Acquired Multiple Plots Of Land Under Former President Jonathan

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Police Nab Four Serial Burglars in Ondo State

NNDC Says Killing Of 2 Soldiers, Kidnapping Of Expatriate To Stall Ogbia-Nembe Road Construction

Delta State Commissioner Arrested For Forgery As DESOPADEC Officials Cover Up Fraud

Saraki Mobilizing Nigerian Legislators To Take Down The Federal Laws Under Which He Is Being Tried

Amnesty International Demands Nigerian Military ‘Come Clean’ On Zaria Massacre

Civil Society Groups Demand Probe Into Nigerians Named In #PanamaPapers

Nigerian Military Court Martial Discharges And Acquits Brigadier-General Akomolafe

Judicial Corruption: Lawyer Seeks To Unseat Supreme Court Judge, Mary Peter-Odili

14 Brigade Garrison Busts Kidnapping Syndicate

Monday, April 11, 2016

Billionaire Judge, In Turnaround, Now To Give Saraki Judgement On Thursday

Enough Is Enough, Senate Warns Presidency And Amaechi Over Lagos-Calabar Rail

Nigerian Soldiers Kill One Miltant, Arrest Four Others In Bayelsa

Risk Of Ethnic Violence Deepens In Ondo State As OPC Demands Justice For Death Of Their Member

UNIPORT Closes Down In Midst Of Violent Student Protests

#ZariaMassacre: 347 Shiites Buried In Mass Grave By Nigerian Military, Kaduna State Official Confirms

Igbo Traders Protest Targeted Killing Of Their Kinsmen In Bayelsa State

Government Criticism Mounts As Chibok Girls’ Abduction Approaches Second Anniversary

Lagos-Calabar Rail Project: New Controversy Between Arms Of Nigerian Government Over 2016 Budget

Alison-Madueke To Return To Court In September

Sunday, April 10, 2016

President Buhari Leaves Corrupt Ex-Police IG, Mike Okiro, To Recruit 10,000 Police Officers

Adekunle Ajasin University Students And Indigenes In Violent Clash Over Death Of Student Killed By Motorcyclist

Corruption: Group Petitions EFCC Over ex-NAFDAC DG, Orhii

How Fraud Perpetrated By Stella Oduah Ruined Airport Remodelling Projects

Saturday, April 09, 2016

Gunmen Invade Home Of Bayelsa Monarch AJ Turner

DSS Says IPOB Members Abducted And Killed Five Fulani Residents In Abia State

Governor Fayose Was Banned From Entering US Over Corruption, Political Violence

Kano Journalists Banned From Covering Vice President’s Official Visit

Former Gov DSP Alamieyeseigha Of Bayelsa Laid To Rest In Amassoma

Change Agenda Still On Course, Buhari Assures Nigerians

I Would Have Resigned If I Were Senate President Bukola Saraki's Shoes - Senator Fatai Buhari

Nigerian Performance Artist, Jelili Atiku, Wins Award From The Netherlands

Friday, April 08, 2016

Fulani Herdsmen Strike Again, Kidnap And Kill Falae's Security Guard At His Ondo State Farm

Smart Adeyemi Defects To APC

$200 Million Diverted To Italian Accounts In Malabu Scandal, Italian Sources Say

Senate Is Morally Challenged - TMG

Ghana’s EC Reassigns PR Chief, Opposition Smells A Rat

Four Girls On A Suicide Mission Killed Near Maiduguri

UNILAG Shut Indefinitely As Students Agitate Over Erratic Electricity And Water Supply

Thursday, April 07, 2016

Ex-Beauty Queen Fiberesima Granted Bail By Appeal Court

Buhari To Sign Loan Deal With China

ODIEC Chairman Gbenga Ige Cannot Conduct Credible Election, Lacks Integrity - Ondo State CNPP

#PanamaPapers And CCT Revelations: Senate President Saraki Must Go Now Says Muslim Rights Concern

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Bukola Saraki Trial: Prosecution Details Heavy Evidence Of How He Transferred Millions To The US And Kept Getting Paid Full Salary 4 Years After He Stopped Being Governor

Nigerians On Social Media Want Embattled Nigeria Senate President Bukola Saraki To Resign Over Corruption Trial

ANEEJ Calls On FG To Investigate Nigerians Implicated In Panama Papers

‘Federal Government Not Doing Enough To Investigate Fayose’ –TKO Aluko Says

UN Ready To Partner With Borno State Government

‘Saraki’s Senators’ At Code Of Conduct Tribunal Shrink From 81 To 12 | TheCable

#Panamapaper: Resign Now Or Face Impeachment, CACOL‎ Tells Saraki

Sheik Zakzaky Lawyer Demands His Unconditional Release By SSS Within 24 Hours

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Borno State Governor Requesting More Medical Assistance

ICC Dismisses Case Against Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto

Boko Haram Releases Another Video Pledging Allegiance To ISIS

Nasarawa State Legislators Brawl Over Governor’s Appointments, Six Members Suspended

Foreign Affairs Minister Onyeama Addresses Embassy Reforms And Non-Payment Of Student Tuition For Nigerians Abroad

BREAKING: Iceland’s Prime Minister Resigns Over #PanamaPapers Scandal

EFCC Detective: Personal Assistant To Saraki Deposited N600,00 to N900,000 Into His Account 50 Times In One day

Corruption Trial Of Senate President Saraki Commences As CCT Rejects Request For Adjournment

Lawsuit Against EFCC By Saraki's Henchman To Be Heard May 4

Monday, April 04, 2016

Ondo State APC Condemns NLC ‎Chair, Ayuba Wabba, For Praise-Singing Mimiko

Okowa Aide, Unknown Persons In Police Uniforms Abduct Isoko Youth President

‎OPC Leadership Tussle Threatens Gani Adams’ Power, Detractors Move To Replace Him

NOPRIN Petitions IGP Over Mysterious Death Of Police Inspector In Ebonyi

Junior Minister Of Agriculture Denies Buying Appointment

Enerhen Community Protests Against Soldiers, Navy Over Invasion

NJC Queries Embattled Justice Yunusa

We've Uncovered Security Agencies' Plan To Attack Us By Linking Us To Boko Haram-El-Zakzaky's Followers

Prophet Who Prophesied El-Rufai's Death Also Made Lots Of False Prophesies In 2015, Including Declaring That El-Rufai Will Lose Kaduna Governorship Election

#PanamaPapers: Nigeria’s Senate President Saraki's Secret And Undeclared Family Assets Uncovered In Tax Havens

Sunday, April 03, 2016

Delta State Would Have Been Better If All Politicians Stole Like Ibori - Anglican Bishop

Former Economic Adviser To Late President Yar'adua Attacked In Kaduna

Nigerian Army Orders General Who Masterminded Rigging Of Ekiti Governorship Election To Resign

Friday, April 01, 2016

Mimiko’s Tenure Will Expire On February 23, 2017 – INEC

There Is Crisis In APC – Deputy Spokesman

Fire Destroys Furniture Market In Kano State

Observer Group Seeks Justice On Rivers State Rerun Killings

$84m Of Ghana Oil Money Missing

Bayelsa State APC Chairman Accuses Sylva Of Selling FG Appointments

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Senate President Saraki's Links To Kwara Cultists