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Sahara Reporters Archive for September 2016Rss

Thursday, September 29, 2016

INEC Confirms Eyitayo Jegede As Recognized PDP Candidate In Ondo State

Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room Assesses Edo State Election

Ethno-Religious Cleansing At Federal University Dutsinma: Matazu Lied- Dr. Maryam Ati

Representative Jirbin’s NASS Office Sealed Today Following His Suspension

AMCON Appeals Dismissal Of Bankruptcy Suit Filed Against Babalakin

Bi-Courtney Claims FG Owes It N132 Billion In Court Judgment

Army Commander In Niger Delta Blacklists Reporter For Covering Militant Attacks On Oil Facilities

APC Candidate, Godwin Obaseki, Polled 319, 483 Votes To Emerge Winner Of Edo State Governorship Election

Amnesty International Condemns Nigeria's Crackdown On Journalists, Protests

Crisis Brews In Delta Over Padding Of 2016 DESOPADEC Budget, Okowa, Igbuya, Others Fingered

NANS Protest Outside UNILAG Gate Over Suspension Of Student Activists

I’ll Expose Nyako If Pushed, Says Governor Bindow Of Adamawa State

Niger Delta Militants Bomb Another Oil Pipeline In Delta

Edo Decides: APC Candidate Wins Edo Governorship Election

Protesters Besiege INEC Office In Edo State

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Boko Haram Attacks Two Villages, Set Homes Ablaze

Our Governors Not At Edo State Governorship Election, Say Lagos, Kaduna Governments

Police Arrest 3 Housewives In Kano For Attempted Murder

Police In Kano Fire Into Crowd Of Peaceful Protesters

Edo Decides: Hoodlums Disrupt Election, Snatch Ballot Boxes In Edo North

‘You Are Ignorant Of Tradition By Asking Emir Of Kano To Abdicate His Throne,' Senator Danpass Tells Senator Owie

Zimbabwe Democracy Activist Linda Masarira Released From Jail Without Charges

Mugabe-Led Government Sponsors Violent Riots In Harare

Governor Shettima Cuts State Tour Following Commissioner’s Death

Corruption: SERAP, BudgIT, Others Call On NASS Leadership To Step Down, Demand Reform Of Federal Legislature

PHOTONEWS: Massive Voter Turnout In Edo State Guber Election

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Edo Decides: All Is Set For A Decisive Governorship Election

Soyinka Rejects Role As Negotiator For Niger Delta Militants, Demands National Restructuring

Soccer Fan Stabbed In Kano Over Heavy Celtic Defeat By Barcelona

Clinton And Trump Clash In First Presidential Debate

Budget Padding: Jibrin Accuses Ethics Committee Of Breach Of Agreements As Committee Set To Submit Report

Monday, September 26, 2016

APC Will Form Next Govt In Ondo State, Boasts - Rotimi Akeredolu

Buhari's Niger Delta Minister, Uguru Usani, Was Indicted In Cross River For Fraud

Court Bars Kwankwasiyya Inscription On Public Buildings In Kano State

President Buhari Approves New Federal Appointments

Witness: How I Got N1.6 Billion From Dudafa

Dino Melaye Shows Off Customized 1958 Model Vintage Cars

Explosion And Fire Rock Shell Facility In Ogoniland

How Diezani Alison-Madueke Bought Le Meridien Hotel Port Harcourt From Ex-MILAD Anthony Ukpo

Edo Guber Poll: IGP Orders Redeployment Of 25,000 Policemen

‘Shekau Is Key To Getting Girls Back’, Elbagir Says

Niger Delta Groups Deny Militants Have Ties To Political ‘Looters’, Call For Autonomy In Delta Area

Sunday, September 25, 2016

No Apology For Speaking The Truth- Falana Tells Former CBN Gov. Soludo

Niger Delta Summit: MEND Criticizes Avengers, Pan-Niger Delta Group

Four Troops Killed In Logomani Attack

Latest Boko Haram Video: Shekau Insane, Showing Symptoms Of Defeat, Says Army

Touts Take Over Lagos Airport As Security Personnel Collect N1000

Boko Haram Leader Shekau Threatens President Buhari And Mocks #BringBackOursGirls Campaigners

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Flood Ravages Otuoke-Onuebum Road In Bayelsa, Residents Accuse Govt. Of Misappropriating Flood Funds

Rusticated Students Were Punished For Breach of Regulations, Not Protest, University of Lagos Says

UK Anti-Corruption Police In Nigeria To Interrogate Oil Dealers Over Diezani Loot

"No Referendum For Biafra"-President Buhari

Four Drown In Boat Mishap During Tompolo Father’s Funeral

Zenith Bank Staff Breaks Wife's Legs, Abandons Daughters

Bakassi Militants Kill 2 Soldiers In Cross River

Friday, September 23, 2016

Civil Liberties Organization Disowns Pro-Patience Jonathan Protesters

Ondo Governorship Election: All Progressives Congress National Exco Reaffirms Legitimacy Of Primaries

269 Sacked Staff Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Accuse Vice Chancellor Of Injustice; Take Case To Education Minister

Those Who Stole Nigeria Dry Recruited Niger Delta Militants To Destroy Our Economy—Buhari

Bayelsa Governor’s Wife Rachael Dickson Delivered of Quadruplets In USA

Zimbabwe Government Buries Criticism Of Controversial ‘Bond Note’ Policy

Nigeria's Financial Crimes Commission Arrests One Its Staff For Collecting N15m Bribe

At Least 148 African And Arab Migrants Die In Boat Accident Off Coast Of Egypt

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Nigerian Soldiers Repel Boko Haram In Abadam, Borno State

U.N. Condemns DRC For Violent Suppression Of Protests

Ondo Guber Primary: APC Sends Rotimi Akeredolu's Name To INEC

Nigeria's Federal Airports Authority Management Approves Massive Redeployment In Various Departments Over N70m Fraud

Kano Market Leadership Accused Of Embezzling N700m, May Face EFCC

Niger Delta Militants Insist On Soyinka As Their Rep, Warn Buhari Against Negotiating With “Vultures”

Court Upholds Dickson's Election

Student Group Calls For Action Against Austerity

Gas Flaring Kills 13 In Delta Communities

Police Release Detained UNILAG Students

How Nigeria's Cybercrime Law Is Being Used To Try To Muzzle The Press

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Egyptian, Senegalese Activists Protest Their Leaders At UN Headquarters

Ngilari Charged, Remanded In EFCC Custody

Buhari Addresses U.S.-Africa Business Forum

Buhari Urges Cooperation In Fight Against Poverty, Terrorism, Climate Change

Delta Communities Petition Kachikwu Over Imminent Oil Disaster

Obama Condemns Racism, Tribalism In Final UN Speech

Nigerian Troops, Boko Haram Terrorists In Fierce Battle

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Sheriff And Makarfi Factions Meet, Vow To End PDP Crisis

How Rickey Tarfa Charged Client N100 Million To Bribe Judge

Lagos Residents Complaining About Poor Quality Of Roads Even Before Being Commissioned

Angelina Jolie Files For Divorce From Brad Pitt

Police To Reopen Some Divisional Offices Closed From Boko Haram Threat

Students Protest In Abuja, Demand Release Of Zakzaky

Supremacy Crisis Tears Delta APC Apart, Constitute Parallel Committee

Buhari Presented With Evidence His Chief Of Staff Took N500m To Help MTN Reduce Fine

Monday, September 19, 2016

AMCON-Indicted Landlord Attacks Tenants, Defies Court Orders

Militants Blow Afiesere-Ekiugbo Delivery Line, Mock Buratai

Bayelsa Group Accuses Gov. Dickson Of Attempted Bribery Of Appeal Court Judges

FAAN Committee To Submit Report On N70m Fraud On Friday

Bayelsa Community Protests Alleged Sponsor Of Armed Invasions

How Nigerian Lawmakers Employ 2,570 Aides; Then Cheat The System – NAN Investigation

House Of Rep Member Jibrin Denies Ownership Of £1.3m In UK Bank, Blames Dogara For The Falsehood

Tension, Anxiety As Supreme Court Decides Wada, Faleke's Fate Tomorrow

Embezzlement, Money Laundering: Lawyers Ask EFCC To Investigate Former NBA President Austin Alegeh

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Prominent Lawyer Files Objection To Amendment Of NIgerian Bar Association Constitution

Facts & Figures: Salaries Worth N2.295bn Paid To Buhari, Osinbajo, Others

Aviation Minister In Secret Meetings With Unions In Lagos Hotel Over Airport Concessioning

President Buhari’s Powerful Nephew Mamman Daura Named As Source Of Speech That Plagiarized Obama

Polyps Surgically Removed From Buhari’s Nostrils During UK Trip

Explosion Rocks New York City Injuring 29 Persons

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Dare Bada Emerges NNPP Governorship Candidate In Ondo State

IDPs In Maiduguri Debate Ex-Boko Haram Integration Into Communities

Nigeria's Suppression Of #BringBackOurGirls Protesters Extends To New York

Desmond Tutu Readmitted To Hospital In South Africa

Friday, September 16, 2016

Visually Impaired Student Sues UNILAG For Assault, Removal From Office

Olusola Oke Faults ‘Corrupted’ Ondo APC Primary Election

Nigerian Army Releases 566 Boko Haram Family Members To Borno State Government

#BringBackOurGirls Takes Protest To New York Ahead Of Buhari’s Trip To UN

Jibrin Insists Speaker Dogara, House Leadership Corrupt Ahead Of NASS Resumption

Federal Representatives Explain Why They Joined The Campaign For Akpabio’s Arrest

Former Boko Haram Spokesman Arrested In Senator Ndume's House, Again

Buhari's Administration Wants To Use Me To Arrest Jonathan--Tompolo

Nigerian FirstNation Airline Fails To Resume Flights

UK Says Ibori’s Conviction Stands Despite Bribery Evidence | Channels TV

Thursday, September 15, 2016

USAID Report Carpets Gov. Dickson On Public Funds, Discredits His Claims On Transparency

Aviation Union Threatens To Cause Disruption If Concession Plans Continue

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

#BringBackOurGirls Urges Buhari To Rescue Chibok Girls

AERO Workers Shut Out Of Jobs, Barred From Entering Company Facilities

Continued Delays For Arik Air Passengers Despite Company Statements

Niger Army Kills 30 Boko Haram Members

Nigeria's Arik Air Announces Resumption Of Flight Operations After Admitting Loss Of Insurance

Former Finance Minister Okonjo-Iweala Knew Of Massive Corruption Under President Jonathan

Falana Urges FG To Reject Switzerland’s Conditionality For Return Of $321m Abacha Loot

Boko Haram Releases Video Showing Members Praying In Large Numbers

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Hillary Clinton Criticized For Keeping Her Illness A Secret

NDLEA Apprehends Man Carrying Methamphetamine Worth N31m At Lagos Airport

Oby Ezekwesili Threatens Legal Action Against Any Media House That Defames Her

'Afiesere-Iwhrenene Line Gone, More To Go Soon,' Militants Threaten

Medical Doctors, Lamenting Poor State Of Health Sector, Prepare For Strike

Price Of Rice May Rise To N40,000 Per Bag, Junior Agricultural Minister Says

PDP Bigwigs Sponsored Thugs To Attack Jimoh Ibrahim’s Factional Campaign Office In Akure

Nigerian Arik Airline Shuts Down Operations As It Fuel Suppliers And Insurers Withdraw Services

Again, Power Outage Disrupts Flight Operations At Murtala Mohammed International Airport

Monday, September 12, 2016

How Boroh Lied, Defrauded Amnesty Program

My Anti-Corruption War Is Built On Fairness And Justice, Buhari Says

Resettled Konduga Residents Hold First Eid Mubarak Prayer In 3 Years

Sallah During Worst Recession In 29 Years

Heavy Flood Wreaks Havoc In Ondo City

Nigerian Troops Escape Death As Female Suicide Bomber Is Neutralised At Checkpoint

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Shiites In Kaduna Protest Over El-Zakzaky's Prolonged Detention

Earth Tremor Hits Kaduna State

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Delta State Police Arrest ‘Madam Cash’, Who Ran Notorious Child Abduction Ring

Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate Insults Army, Dismisses Claims Of Arrested Member

Pilgrim Drug Trafficker Ingests, Then Excretes 82 Pellets Of Cocaine Following NDLEA Arrest

Former First Lady Patience Jonathan Tells Court $31.4 million Frozen In Bank Accounts Belongs To Her | The Guardian

Friday, September 09, 2016

Edo Guber Election Postponement An Assault On Democracy, Says Situation Room

Ondo Police Identify, Remand ‘Killer Cop’ Who Shot Cyclist Dead In Omifon

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Ogun State High School Vice Principal Issues Students’ Academic Report Card On Sheets Of Paper

Nigeria To Borrow Money From World Bank, China, Japan

Ondo State Protests Seek Cancellation Of APC Primary Election Results

Anti-Riot Police Prevent #BBOG Protesters From Holding Meeting In Abuja

Soldiers Raid Ex-Militant's Community, Destroy Buildings, Confiscate Cash And Speedboats

Edo Guber Poll Scheduled For Saturday To Be Canceled

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

INEC Prepared For Edo Gubernatorial Election Despite Security Reports Asking For Postponement

Buhari To Host Nigerian Newspaper Editors On Friday

U.S. Envoy Urges FG To Improve Living Conditions In Niger Delta

Government Confirms Lassa Fever Outbreak In Ondo State

State Agents Arrest Nigerian Journalist

Threat Of Insecurity: Police And DSS Want Edo Governorship Election Postponed

Tompolo’s Father Dies In Warri

Council Of State Convened To Consider Appointment Of Police Boss, INEC Officials

PDP To President Buhari: Probe Funds Spent On Ondo APC Guber Primaries

Minister And Aviation Sector Unions On War Path Over Government Airport Concession

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Detained Nigerian Journalist, Salkida, Freed By Security Agency

UK Black Lives Matter Tie Up London Airport Over Africa's Climate Crisis

Nigeria Has Been Badly Governed, But Now There Is Hope – VP Osinbajo

Michael Ibru Dies At 86

Three Drowned Soldiers Recovered In Bayelsa State

Kano Police Parade Kidnapping Suspects, Criminals Arrested In Anti-Kidnapping Bust

Buhari, Osinbajo Visit Edo State Ahead Of Election

Police, #BBOG Members Clash Over Clampdown Order As Pro-Buhari Protesters Take Over Villa Gate

Buhari Government Has Failed The Masses, Says Protesters At Fawehinmi Rally

Monday, September 05, 2016

Video: Another Trigger-Happy Policeman Shoots Cyclist Dead Over N50 Bribe

Missing $4.6 Million: Governor Dickson Behind My Ordeal, Says Detained Civil Servant

Mimiko Begs Ali Modu Sheriff To Accept Eyitayo Jegede’s Candidature, Says Faction

Former UNILAG Student Leaders Want Restoration Of Students Union, Threaten Legal Action

Corps Member Killer Arrested In Bayelsa State

Marchers In Lagos Remember Gani Fawehinmi 7 Years After His Death

Four Soldiers Drown In Boat Mishap In Bayelsa State

Olusola Oke Disputes Ondo APC Primary Election Exercise, Seeking Appeal

Sunday, September 04, 2016

Again, Fire Outbreak Engulfs Lagos Airport

Ondo APC Poll: Segun Abraham Concedes Victory, Congratulates Rotimi Akeredolu

Salary Breakdown: How Senators, Reps Earn N6.78bn Annually

Passengers Besiege Aero Contractors Offices To Demand Refund On Purchased Tickets

MEND Endorses Edwin Clark's Move To Reconcile Okah Brothers And Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan

Boko Haram Kill 5 In Niger Republic

Saturday, September 03, 2016

PHOTONEWS: Sorting And Collation Of Ondo APC Delegate Votes In Primary Election

Oil Workers Kidnapped In Rivers State

Ondo PDP Condemns Assassination Of Pirisola, As Police Begins Investigation

Tight Security As APC Goes To Poll In Ondo

Friday, September 02, 2016

APC National Leader Bola Tinubu Returns To Nigeria As Politicians Raise Concerns About His Whereabouts And Speculations About Ill Health

FirstBank Denies Forgery Allegations, Says Accuser Playing To A Public Gallery

$1 Million In Grants To Support Digital Media And Civic Participation In Africa

Trump Delivers Hard Line Proposal On Immigration, Deportation Of Millions

Buhari Commends Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg During One-On-One Meeting

PHOTONEWS: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Returns To Nigeria To Meet President Buhari In Abuja

Unknown Gunmen Assassinate Former PDP Local Gov't Chairman In Ondo State

Thursday, September 01, 2016

Negotiate With Boko Haram—Ambassador Bolori Urges Buhari

After Aero Contractors, FirstNation On Verge Of Folding Up Flight Operations

Mark Zuckerberg Leaves Nigeria, Arrives In Kenya

Gabon Presidential Guard Bombs Opposition Party HQ, Leaves 2 Dead

Aero Contractors: Labor Unions Picket Airline Over Staff Severance Packages

Gov. Mimiko Squandered N38b, Says Agunloye, Ondo SDP Guber Candidate

Negotiate With Boko Haram, Bolori Urges Buhari