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Sahara Reporters Archive for May 2016Rss

Monday, May 30, 2016

Buhari’s Aide Says Upcoming Social Security Programs Will Provide Jobs For 500 Thousand Teachers, 100 Thousand Artists

Violent Agitation Won't End Unless Nigeria Begins To Practice True Federalism, IYC warns

Former Chadian President Hissene Habre Sentenced To Life In Prison

Two Policemen Killed, Others Injured During MASSOB Protest

Pro-Biafra Activists Clash With Nigerian Troops In Onitsha

Recovered Assets Will Be Published Latest Thursday – Garba Shehu

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Tompolo Begs Renegade Niger Delta Avengers To Stop Destroying Oil Installations

Nigerian Army Claims To Have Averted Attacks On Oil Pipelines At Gulobokri, Eweleso In Bayelsa

President Buhari To Attend ECOWAS Summit In Senegal

Anti-graft Coalition ‎Wants EFCC To Probe Looted N200b Pension Funds

Soldier, Four Persons Killed As Boko Haram Land Mine Explodes Near Checkpoint In Biu

Judicial Misconduct : Justice Mary Odili's Dirty Schemes Against A Nigerian Lawyer Determined To Expose Her

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Soldiers Lay Siege To Town Associated With Tompolo, Arrest Seven

Kano Governor Ganduje Sacks Secretary To The State Government

Lagos @50: We Can't Celebrate Until The Chibok Girls Are Back-Wole Soyinka

Friday, May 27, 2016

Court Orders Late Alamieyeseigha, Wife To Vacate Land

Five Men Given Life Sentences For 2010 Uganda Bombings

Nigerian Troops Kill Two Boko Haram Insurgents, Seize Sex Drugs In Ambush

Niger Delta Activists Warn President Buhari To Tread With Caution In Dealing With Militants In Region

Niger Delta Militants Bomb NNPC Gas, Crude Pipelines Near Warri

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Buhari’s Women’s Affairs Minister ‘Mama Taraba’ Secretly Receiving Medical Treatment In The US

NAF Redeploys 12 Officers Of Air Rank

Kano State To Review Waste Management Laws

United Airlines To Stop Flights To And From Nigeria

Ese Oruru Gives Birth To Baby Girl Today

UNN Council Sues Human Rights Commission For Demanding Fair Hearing For Whistleblower Academic

President Jonathan’s Principal Secretary, Hassan Tukur, Granted Bail In $40M Security Fraud

Olisa Metuh Always Offered To Refund N400m Slush Cash—Family

Niger Delta Avengers Attack: Shell Bans External Movement Of Niger Delta Staff Following Attack On Chevron

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Niger Delta Avengers Blow Up Chevron's Escravos Tank Farm Main Electricity Pipeline

FG, States, LGs To Share N281.5 Billion In Oil Revenue From April 2016

Nigeria's Senate President Saraki Used Carlisle To Acquire Property For Himself, Witness Tells CCT

Prospective NYSC Members Protest Indefinite Postponement Of Orientation Program

Benson Idahosa University To Produce 800,000 Tons Of Tomatoes, Fight ‘Tomato Ebola’

Nigerian Government Owned TV, Federal Radio, Other Media Get New Directors General

Omisore Hits Back At EFCC

Illegal Wood Exportation: 2 Businessmen Face Criminal Charges

Police Nab Five Fulani Herdsmen Suspects Involved In Enugu Community Attack

Abuja Court Denies Nnamdi Kanu Bail

Senate Summons Adeosun, Emefiele

EFCC Re-arrests Fidelity Bank MD Nnamdi Okonkwo And Top Officials Over New $153 Million Diezani Funds

Boko Haram Militants Strike Near Maiduguri

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

IMN Denies Alleged Plan To Attack Service Personnel

UBA And Konga Boost E-Commerce With Mobile POS

Some Men Don't Have 'Anointing' To Resist Sexual Harassment, Melaye Says

Ogoniland's Cleanup To Begin On June 2 - Minister

Prosecution Concludes Arguments In Orubebe Tribunal

Bayelsa State Workers Suspend Strike As Government To Pay 50 Percent Of Salaries Of One Month

Ibadan Husband Killer Pleads Not Guilty

Monday, May 23, 2016

VP Osinbajo Stands In For Buhari, Commissions Projects In Lagos State

Two Out Of Three Kidnapped Nuns In Ondo Freed By Police In Kidnappers Den

N1.5 Billion Fraud: Court Remands Fani-Kayode

FUTA Student Crash Victims Identified, Student Leaders Declare Three Days Mourning

Bayelsa NLC Continues Strike Despite Sack Threat

Afenifere Backs Fayose’s Ban On Cattle Grazing

Missing N30 Trillion: Okonjo-Iweala Takes Legal Action Against SERAP

NAFDAC Discovers ‘Food Fraud’ In Tomato Paste Imports From China

Why Goodluck Jonathan Went On "Exile" In Ivory Coast

Boko Haram ‘Chief Bomb Maker’ Shot Dead, Nigeria Military Claims

S.O.S: Fishermen Urge Buhari To Pay Outstanding Compensation To Save Sector

Kano Police Hold Woman Coerced Into Suicide Mission

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Two Borno Emirs Reclaim Palaces Recaptured From Boko Haram

Deregulation : Why I Support Buhari, Opposed Jonathan -Tunde Bakare

Nigeria Labor Unions Call off Strike Over Fuel Price Hike

Buhari Cancels Two-Day Official Trip To Lagos Over “Ear Infection”

Police Seal Off PDP Secretariat Over Leadership Crisis

Residents Flee As Rival Militants Attack Eni Oil Pipeline In Bayelsa

Niger Delta Avengers Formed To Destabilize Buhari's Government- MEND

Saturday, May 21, 2016

President Jonathan's Top Aide, Hassan Tukur, Detained Over Chibok Girls' $40m Scam

"Give Buhari A Chance To Fulfill Electoral Promises To Niger Delta"--Ex-Militant Leaders Urge Renegades

Four FUTA Students Die In A ‘Horrible’ Motor Crash In Ondo

Two Die As Suspected Herdsmen Attack Ekiti Community

Another NNPC Gas Line In Delta State Blown Up By Militants

Confusion As PDP Convention In Port Harcourt Is Canceled While In Progress

Friday, May 20, 2016

Again, 2 Soldiers Die in Niger Delta Boat Mishap

Ronke Shonde Secretly Buried By Family in Lagos

NLC, Civil Society Leaders In Lagos To Restrategize About Fizzling Fuel Price Protests

Fuel Price Hike: National Youth Council's Internal Squabble Deepens Over Parley With Minister

Agip, Army Keep Mum Over Death Of Soldier On Escort Duty At Oilfield

Alleged Wife Murderer Lekan Shonde Arraigned In Lagos

Bayelsa State APC Accuses Dickson ‎Of Complicity Over Insecurity, Renewed Militancy

Ex-NIMASA Director General, Omatseye Bags 5-year Jail Term

Second Girl Rescued By Nigerian Troops Not Part Of Chibok Girls

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Nigerian Troops Rescue A Second Chibok Schoolgirl

Nigeria Labor Congress Set To Ramp Up Action As Strike Remains Feeble

Fuel Strike Getting Stronger, Says Labor Leader; Demands Release Of Protesters

Gunmen Murder Popular Cattle Merchant In Ondo State

Deregulation: APC NWC Meets State Execs, FG Delegation

Labor Strike Shuts Down Bayelsa State As Dickson Threatens Workers With No Work, No Pay Rule

Gambian President Jammeh Threatens To Kill Opposition

Greek, Russian Officials Speculate The EgyptAir Crash Was A Terrorist Attack

Rescued Chibok Girl Tests Negative To HIV

Labor To Review Strike Action Next Week -NLC President

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Egyptair Flight From Paris To Cairo With 59 Passengers On Board Disappears

Sell No Warplanes To Nigeria, New York Times Urges Congress

Fuel Hike: Ondo Civil Servants, Residents, Others Shun NLC Rally

Oyo Governor Ajimobi Outlaws Night Grazing And Reads Riot Act To Herdsmen

Delta State NLC Members Accost Bank Officials, Customers As Okowa Refuses To Address Strikers

Suspect In Murder Of MTN Staff Seized By Kwara Police In Osun

Four Nigerian Cities Have Worst Air Quality In The World, WHO Reports

Coroner Holds Inquest Into Man’s Death In DSS Custody

Kano Residents Ignore NLC Strike

First Chibok Girl Rescued, Six Reported Dead

Fuel Price Protest Hit By Low Turnout In Lagos, But NLC Says It's Not Discouraged

Court Asks AGF To Prosecute MD Of Innoson Auto And Four Others For Forgery

Fuel Price Hike: NLC Begins Protest In Abuja

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

PDP NEC Demands Probe Of APC Campaign Funds, Will Hold National Convention On May 21

Ondo State Police Parade Suspected Armed Robbers, Kidnappers And Cultists

Senate Withdraws Anti-Social Media Bill

CSNAC Urges CCB To Investigate Ubah Over Alleged False Assets Declaration

Colonel Umar Throws Support Behind Deregulation Of Oil Sector

Zenith Bank Manager Uses Armed Thugs To Take Land From Indigenes

Ijaw Youth Group Calls For Sacking Of Amnesty Chairman

Former Kaduna Governor Arrested Over Diezani’s N23bn Campaign Fund

Industrial Court Restrains Nigeria Labor Congress From Going On Strike

Court Stops PDP National Convention

Monday, May 16, 2016

Real Reason Buhari Is After Me-Tompolo

PDP Crisis: Compromised BoT Gives Sheriff 2018 Quit Deadline

Nursing Mother Electrocuted In Lagos, Baby Survives

Minister Threatens To Shut Down Abuja Airport Over Disrepair

Alleged N5.6bn Fraud: Why Kalu Is On Trial Again

Garbai Wins At Tribunal As PDP's Petition Is Dismissed

Sheikh Zakzaky Court Hearing Slated For May 18

Orji Kalu, Former Abia State Governor, Arraigned

House of Representatives In Rowdy Session Over Fuel Subsidy Removal

Ondo State APC Debates The Dissolution Of SEC, New Delegates, Zoning Arrangements

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Buhari Unveils N.5 trillion Economic Palliative Package ‎

CIA Tipped Off South African Apartheid Regime In 1962 Leading To Mandela's Durban Arrest -BBC

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Nigeria To Establish DNA Databank For Tracking Terrorists

Nigeria Labor Congress Orders Buhari To Reverse Pump Price In 3 Days Or Face Indefinite Strike

Friday, May 13, 2016

Group Urges Nigerians To Protest Fuel Price Hike, IMF Policies, Demand Socialism

Unpaid Salaries: Teacher Slumps In School, Vice Principal Dead In Oyo

Dickson Approves 30 Percent Salary Reductions For Bayelsa State Political Appointees

Buhari Bows To IMF Pressure, To Devalue Naira 290 To Dollar

PHOTONEWS: Shorter Fuel Lines Two Days After Subsidy Removal

Uganda Cracks Down On Social Media To Avoid Embarrassment During Presidential Inauguration

Malabu Scandal: Eni Board Accused Of Misleading Investors

Asset Declaration: Noose Tightens On Embattled Enugu CJ As Senior Lawyer Petitions Code of Conduct Bureau

Ibadan Chiefs Set To Sue Gov. Ajimobi, Attorney General Over New Olubadan

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Ondo State APC Accuses Mimiko Of Trading Bailout Funds As Loans In Exchange For Voters’ Cards

Nigeria's Information Minister Lai Mohammed Takes Loan From NBC To Pay For His China Trip

Ungrateful Elements Behind Kano State Youth Violence, State Government Says

Falana: New Fuel Price Immoral, Buhari's Government Hijacked

Falana: New Fuel Price Immortal, Buhari's Government Hijacked

London Protesters Demand Justice For Zaria Massacre Victims During Buhari Visit

Niger Delta Avengers Demand Sovereign State, Vow To Cripple Economy

EFCC Boss, Magu, Faces Contempt Charge Over Disobedience Of Court Order

Federal Inland Revenue Service Shuts GLO Offices, Others Over Failure To Remit VAT

Senator Shehu Sani Rejects Increase In Fuel Price

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Youths Set Senator Gaya's House On Fire, 18 Suspects Arrested

Nigerian Government Deregulates Downstream Petroleum; Raises Price To N145 Per Liter

BOT Should Run PDP Starting May 21, PDP Northern Elders Say

Governor Udom Emmanuel, Finance Commissioner Implicated In 1.5 Billion Naira Fraud

Babies, Children Among 149 Dead In Giwa Barracks

We'll Deal Decisively With Niger Delta Militants, Military Says

N23bn Poll Bribery Scandal: I Collected N700m For Ex-Katsina Gov Ibrahim Shema - Sada

I Never Did Any Business With NIMASA, I Was Paid N97.6m-Witness

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Rashidi Yekini Lawyer Lied: The Truth Behind Rashidi Yekini’s Mother Condition

Nigerians Attack Dino Melaye On Twitter Over UK PM David Cameron's 'Fantastically Corrupt' Comments

Diezani Largesse: First Bank Executive Director Arrested

EFCC Obtains Court Order To Detain Femi Fani-Kayode, Says Another Fraud Case Exists In Lagos

Protesting Judiciary Workers Shut Down Courts In Ondo State

Military Forces In Niger Delta Suffer Another Attack As Militants Kill Three Soldiers

EFCC Arrests Lagos Lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa

Two Policemen Killed In Rivers State

Army Nabs Fake Soldier In Ondo State

Code Of Conduct Tribunal Grants Saraki Leave To Use All His 90-Member Legal Team Members For Cross-Examination

Monday, May 09, 2016

Son Of Former Nigerian Chief Justice Uwais Who Joined ISIS Is Killed In Syrian Airstrike

Gambian Dictatorship Attacks Protesters Again, Top Officials Threaten To Shoot Civilians

Femi Fani-Kayode, Confronted With Multiple Fraud Cases, Sent Into EFCC Custody

Family Of Deceased Nigerian Woman Seeks Justice, Closure

Dangote Donates N2 Billion To Aid IDPs Living In Borno

Metuh’s Trial Adjourned After Judge Complained Of Seeing Shadows

Ijaw Youths Disown Niger Delta Avengers

Falana Condemns Army, Police For Human And Civil Rights Abuses

Femi Fani-Kayode Submits Himself To EFCC Office

Nigerian Anti-Corruption Coalition Urges EFCC To Investigate Alleged Abuse Of Contracts In Aviation Ministry

Five Policemen Killed During Ambush In Rivers State Community

Sunday, May 08, 2016

Nigerian Troops Claim Big Success In War Against Boko Haram

Niger Delta Avengers Force Shell To Evacuate Staff From Major Facility Near Bonga

VIDEO: Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II On How $20bn Vanished From State Coffers Under Goodluck Jonathan

Saturday, May 07, 2016

Ibori Newspaper, Daily Independent, Fails To Pay 2 Years Backlog Of Wages

EFCC Releases CEOs Of Access Bank, Sterling Bank After They Refund Billions Of Naira

Late Rashidi Yekini’s Mother Alhaja Sidikat Sells Bread For Survival In Kwara

Buhari Former Lawyer, Ahamba, Denies Collecting N700 Million From Diezani Alison Madueke

Friday, May 06, 2016

Nigerian Army Thwarts Attack Outside Dansadau Town

Access Bank's MD Herbert Wigwe Arrested By EFCC Over Diezani's $5m Secret Fund, NIMASA And National Security Adviser's Funds

EFCC Traces $88M From Alison-Madueke To Sterling Bank MD, Yemi Adeola

U.S. Seeks To Approve Attack Aircraft For Nigeria

EFCC Traced Dasukigate Funds To Ex-Jonathan Aides Abati, Okupe, Fadile, and Gulak

Ondo State Oil Communities Appeal To Buhari Over NDDC Leadership

AAUA Students Kick Against Management’s Obnoxious ‘Reparation Fee’

I Want To Go Back To Sambisa - Rescued Girl

Buhari’s Remarks On The 2016 Budget

Violent Clashes Erupt In Aba

Niger Delta Avengers Blow Up Oil Pipelines To Kaduna, Warri Refineries‎, Dare Military

Buhari Signs 2016 Budget Into Law

Thursday, May 05, 2016

EFCC Detains Buhari's Former Lawyer, Mike Ahamba, Quizzes Senator Anyanwu, And C'River PDP chairperson Over N1.2bn Election Slush Fund

Kemi Adeosun: We Inherited An Empty Treasury, Need To Diversify Economy

Buhari To Visit Hometown On Friday Before Katsina City Visit

Expedite Repatriation Of Our Stolen Funds – Buhari

Family Of Woman Killed By Nigerian Army Seeks Justice As Commanding Officer Offers N200,000 As Compensation

Amaechi Denies Leaking Sanusi’s Letter To Jonathan Over Missing $20 Billion

Bank MD Yemi Adeola Detained After EFCC’s Raid On Sterling Bank

Military Rescues 300 Cows, 62 Civilians From Sambisa Forest

Bloody Clash Averted By Soldiers In Abuja

PanamaPapers: Group Urges CCB To Investigate David Mark For False Asset Declaration

Copyright Society Of Nigeria Asks Court To Halt Playing Of Music On All FRCN Stations

Blame UNILAG Management For Impending Mass Exams Failure -ERC

Niger Delta Avengers Threaten To Bomb Tompolo's Hometown Over Comments

Journalist Arrested, Charged Over Report On Kaduna Governor, El-Rufai

Nigeria’s Incompetent AGF Malami Criticized For Hiring Fraudster, Undermining Recovery Of Abacha Loot

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Ogun State Lawmaker Sued For School Certificate Forgery, Perjury

Sanusi: My Letter To Jonathan On 'Missing $20bn' Was Leaked By Amaechi

Woman Killed By Gunmen, Five Others Suspected Dead In Bayelsa State Attack

Niger Delta Militant Group Warns Tompolo Over Letter To Buhari

U.S. Election Roundup: Trump Becomes Presumptive Republican Nominee; Sanders Wins Indiana

Okupe Should Tell The World Why Former President Obasanjo Sacked Him – NLC

Governor Fayose Declares War On Fulani Herdsmen

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Nigerians In London Protest Fulani Herdsmen Killings In Enugu State

Unpaid Salaries: Ondo State Health Workers Shut Down Hospitals, Accuse Mimiko Of Hoarding Five Months’ Wages

Enugu Police Commissioner Sacked Over Fulani Herdsman Attacks

Call Oshiomhole To Order, Edo Pro-Democracy Group Urges Buhari

El-Rufai Reshuffles Kaduna State Executive Council

Military Killed Four Sea Pirates, Soldier Wounded In Gun Battle In Bayelsa State

Buhari Orders Security Agencies To ‘Deal Decisively’ With Rampaging Herdsmen

Extortionist Lawyers Officially Withdraw Lawsuit Against CBN Governor

Monday, May 02, 2016

EXCLUSIVE: Mimiko Deliberately Starving Ondo Workers Their Salaries, Hoarding State Funds In Preparation For Governorship Poll, Top Govt Sources Reveal

We Will Clear All Insurgents, Olonisakin Vows

Delta State Governor Okowa Raises Contract Approval Limit For Himself, Cronies

Buhari’s Govt Needs To Strengthen Anti-Graft Agencies To Fight Corruption - Ex-ICPC Member

Kano State Bi-Election: APC Petitions INEC, Presidency, National Party Office

Primary School Girl Sues Fayose, Demands Right To Free Education

Boko Haram Terrorists Lose Four Villages To Military Troops

Lawsuit To Prosecute CBN Governor Emefiele Falls Apart As Plaintiffs Reportedly Collect N350m Payoff

Sunday, May 01, 2016

Ex-Oil Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke Gave Fidelity Bank MD $23 Million In Cash To Bribe INEC Officials

APC And PDP Supporters In Bloody Clash In Bayelsa State

Group Urges NJC To Suspend Investigated Judges