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Sahara Reporters Archive for October 2016Rss

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Ondo State People Will Stone Gov. Mimiko If I have A Popularity Road Walk With Him, Says Jimoh Ibrahim

Ondo StatePeople Will Stone Gov. Mimiko If I have A Popularity Road Walk With Him, Says Jimoh Ibrahim

Gov. Mimiko Has Paid Millions Of Naira To Mobilize Militants, Hoodlums To Cause Unrest In Ondo State On Monday, Says APC

President Buhari Condemns Houthi Missile Attack On Makkah

CNPP Calls For Mass Action Against Amendment Of CCB/CCT Act, Calls It Rape Of Democracy

CSNAC Urges ICPC To Investigate Allegations Against Amaechi, Umana

Plot To Amend CCB Act Self-Serving, Says Trade Union Congress Of Nigeria

Twenty Killed In Boko Haram Ambush

Sniper Kills Suicide Bomber At Maiduguri IDP Camp

Oil Spill: 34 Gbaramatu Communities Give NNPC/NSPC 7-Day Ultimatum To Pay Compensation, Provide Relief Items, Clean Up Impacted Areas

Dubious Recruitment At Nigerian Airspace Management Agency: 3 Directors, Company Secretary, General Managers, Others Face Sack

Saturday, October 29, 2016

APC's National Lawyer Denies Bribing A Judge, Says He Only Gave Judge Money For Mother's Funeral

How Governor Mimiko Torched Akure, Hoping To Blackmail President Buhari To Prevail On INEC

Union Leaders In Ogun State In Hideouts For Fear Of Attack By Gov. Amosun—NLC Chairman

Friday, October 28, 2016

APC National Legal Adviser Muiz Banire Allegedly Paid Federal Judge ₦500k

EFCC To Charge Former Nigerian Minister Obanikoro, His Two Sons As They Fail To Raise N100m Bail

Rights Group Accuses Delta Environmnt Commissioner Of Extortion And Fraud

Angry Supporters Of Governor Mimiko Shut Down Akure Over Jimoh Ibrahim's Candidacy

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Ondo: Nigeria's National Electoral Commission Shocks Gov. Mimiko, Picks Jimoh Ibrahim As PDP Candidate

Corrupt Judiciary Inquiry: EFCC Grill Senior Lawyers For Bribing Judges

Former Ekiti Governor Fayemi Replies To Ekiti Assembly, Says Fraud Allegations Against Him Fabricated

Cabal At Buhari’s Presidency Agrees To Free Senate President Saraki If He Frustrates Confirmation Of EFCC Chair, Magu

Nigerian Troops Find 25 Human Skulls In Militants’ Shrine In Bayelsa State

Guaranty Trust Bank Compliance Officer Tells Court How Former Aide To President Goodluck Jonathan Laundered N250.7m

Ekiti State Accuses Former Governor Of Over N40billion In Fraud, Theft

Ondo PDP Governorship Dispute: Court Rejects Stay Of Execution Request By Makarfi-led Faction, INEC Set To Announce Jimoh Ibrahim As PDP Candidate

Workers In Tompolo’s Company Facing Trial Alongside Former NIMASA Boss Akpobolokemi Protest Non-Payment Of 15 Months’ Salary

Petroleum Minister Kachikwu Uses DSS To Arrest Delta News Magazine Publisher

Senate Finally Amends Code Of Conduct Bill

Nigerian Military Plans Fresh Invasion Of Gbaramatu, Tompolo’s Kinsmen Allege

Yet Another Fire Disrupts Flights At Lagos Airport

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Nigeria’s Presidential Aide Withdraws From New Media Conference After ‘Male Barbie’ Bobrisky Announced As Speaker

Police Killings: Youths Take Protest To Bayelsa Assembly, Government House

Ijaw Youths Back Buhari On Additional Funds For Amnesty, Urge Militants To Halt Attacks

DESOPADEC Sacks Finance Director Over Fraud, Corrupt Practices

Protesters Storm Supreme Court, Demand Accused Judges Step Down

#OndoDecides: Political Parties Sign Peace Accord

Group Seeks Independent Panel On DSS’ Arrest of Judges

Former First Lady Patience Jonathan’s $31m Fraud Case Adjourned As She Bombards Court With Rented Supporters

Witness Tells Court How Ex-NIMASA Boss Akpolobokemi Paid N40m Rent On Banana Island Property

Trade Union Congress Wants Ex-President Jonathan Questioned

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Court Dismisses Application To Bar Journalists From Trial Of Tota Oil Coy Over Illegal Export Of Nigerian Crude

Buhari Writes National Assembly, Proposes Transfer Of Budget Funds To Fund 'Critical Items'

Buhari Says He Will Return Nigeria To ‘Good Old Days’

Union Petitions Aviation Minister, Sirika, Over Removal Of Names Prior To ‘Proper Placement’ In FAAN

My Candidature And Popularity Is A Big Threat To APC, PDP In Ondo State, Says Olusola Oke

Boko Haram ‘Saboteurs’ And ‘Collaborators’: 9 More Persons Arrested

Governor Okowa Drafts EFCC To Delta, Sponsors Petitions Against Opponents

Niger Delta Avengers Blow Up Chevron's Escravos Export Pipeline

Ondo REC threatens to sue Jimoh Ibrahim, APC spokesman over fraud allegations

Organized Labour Urges Support For Nigeria's Anti-Corruption War

Nigerian Secret Police Foil Escape Attempt By Former BBC Reporter Tangaza

How Internal Politics Is Preventing Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority From Carrying Out Proper Aircraft Safety Duties

Monday, October 24, 2016

Poor Performance: President Buhari Orders DSS To Hand Over Case of Arrested Judges To EFCC

Former Presidential Spokesperson Reuben Abati Arrested By EFCC

Bayelsa PDP Lambasts APC Over Alleged Plot To Bribe Supreme Court Justices

Electoral Commission Denies Jimoh Ibrahim’s Bribery, Corruption Allegations

Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia Wired $900k To Foreign Bank Accounts In Two Years- EFCC Sources

Afenifere Renewal Group Tackles Fulani Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association Over Threat Against Ekiti Government

How The Rot In Arik Air Endangers Passengers’ Lives And Aviation Safety

Protesters Shut Down Benin-Lagos Highway

Abuja Minister Ejects Herdsmen From Metropolis, Offers 33,485 Hectares For Grazing

Former Inspector General Of Police Arase Speaks, Accuses IGP Idris Of Running Campaign Of Calumny Over 19 Vehicles

Secretary To The Delta State Government Held Hostage By Women Protesting Attacks By Fulani Herdsmen

Court Remands Four Suspects In Custody Over Iba Monarch's Kidnapping

Former Acting Director General Of NIMASA, Jauro Enters Plea Deal Over N295.6m Fraud

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Inefficiencies, Corruption In Ports Cost Nigeria N1 Trillion Yearly, According To Report

Jimoh Ibrahim Accuses Ondo REC Of Arranging A Meeting With Him In London Over Guber Poll

Bayelsa Police Shoot, Injure Three Defenseless Citizens

Ekiti PDP To Buhari: Probe Judges' Allegations Against Amaechi

Over 70 Killed, 600 Injured In Cameroon Train Crash

Troops Arrest 21 Suspected Terrorists

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Nigeria’s Chief Justice Condemns DSS Sting Operation As Assault On Judiciary

Nigeria’s Judicial Council Postpones Meeting Aimed At Dismissing President Of Court Of Appeal

Niger Delta Militants Warn Against Reopening Of Trans-Forcados Pipeline, Rejects Edwin Clark's Leadership Of Negotiating Team

600 Workers May Lose Job At Federal Airports Authority Of Nigeria

Body Of Senior Advocates Of Nigeria Backs NBA Position On Corrupt Judges

Friday, October 21, 2016

National Judicial Council Rebuffs Nigerian Bar Association Over Judges Accused Of Corruption

Brazil-based Nigerian Hairstylist Arrested At Lagos Int'l Airport With Cocaine Concealed In Her Bra

Economic And Financial Crimes Commission Re-Arrests Fani-Kayode After Court Proceedings

N4.9b Laundry Scam: Court Commences Trial Of Fani-Kayode, Others

Rotimi Amaechi Dismisses Justice Ngwuta’s Bribe Allegation As Fiction

N22.8bn Fraud: Skye Bank Official Testify Against Air Force Chiefs

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia Reports To EFCC After Agents Expose Her Phony Hospital Visit

Amaechi Asked Me For Judicial Favour In Ekiti Governorship Petition, Supreme Court Judge Ngwuta Says

Armed Robbers Kill Chief Security Officer Of Ondo Government Office In Akure

Trump, Clinton Clash In Final U.S. Presidential Debate

Bayelsa Youth Group Accuses Gov. Dickson Of Diverting N12b Loan

$15m Corruption Scandal: Former First Lady Patience Jonathan Moves To Cage SERAP

President Buhari Nominates Mamora, Tallen, Bugaje, 43 Others As Ambassadors : FULL LIST

Unpaid Salaries: Arik Air Becomes Slave Camp As Staff Beg Passengers For Money, Work In Terrible Conditions

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

How Aisha Buhari's Friend Exploited Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria Restructuring For Her Personal Benefit

Federal High Court Judge Ofili-Ajumogobia Busted In Fake Hospital Admission Scandal

Two More Judges Report To EFCC, As Ofili-Ajumogobia Continues To Stay Away

Former High Court Judge Accuses Ex-Chief Justice Of The Federation Of Victimization

APC Asks Police, DSS To Investigate INEC Activities In Ondo State

Nigerian Congressman Calls For Fresh Probe Into Journalist Dele Giwa’s Murder

Nigeria Airport Security Stops Armed Personnel From Boarding Abuja-Bound Flight At Lagos Airport

Jegede Declared Official PDP Candidate For Ondo State Governor

NDLEA Intercepts €25,640, $30,000 At Lagos Airport

Rejoinder: How Ilorin University Teaching Hospital Doctors Killed My Father - UK-Based Surgeon

Troops Kill 7 Militants, Recover Rice-Laden Boat, Passengers

Governor Mimiko Launches Killer Squad, Sponsored My Mother’s Abduction, Says Jimoh Ibrahim

APC’s Rotimi Amaechi, Umana Tried To Bribe Me—Supreme Court Justice Inyang Okoro

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

10 Northern Governors In Washington, Demand Practical Benefits Of Talks

Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr. Dead At 47 - Family

13 Nigerian Soldiers Wounded, Many Missing After Clash With Boko Haram Fighters

Nigerian Army Court Convicts Soldier For Beating 10-Year Old Boy In Maiduguri

Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia Ignores EFCC Invitation

Ondo State PDP Raises False Alarm Over Arrest Of Members, Says Police

Breaking: Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr. Is Dead

Mixed Signals: Nigerians Score Buhari Low On Economy And Jobs, Blame Jonathan Govt For Recession

How Ilorin University Teaching Hospital Doctors Killed My Father - UK-Based Surgeon

EFCC In Kano State Claims To Have Recovered N54.5 Billion From Fraudsters And Politicians

Nigerian Senate Seeks Release Of All Boko Haram Captives

Fani-Kayode’s Wife Slams EFCC, Alleges Witchhunt

Aisha Buhari Sighted In London En Route To Brussels

Breaking: Police Rescue 12 Persons From Kidnappers In Kano State

Ijaw Youth Council Demands Prosecution Of Military Officers Who Shot 3SC Defender

EFCC Confronts Detained Ex-Minister Obanikoro With $1m Bureau De Change Receipts

Monday, October 17, 2016

#BBOG Group Disowns Hadiza Buhari’s Endowment Fund for Chibok Girls

Governor Fayose Shuts Down Access Bank In Ekiti For Stopping Fani-Kayode's Wife From Withdrawing From Account Linked With Money Laundering

BringBackOurGirls Movement Issues Disclaimer Over Planned Events Using Its Image

Nigerian Soldiers Kill Rising Soccer Star

Former Minister Obanikoro, Back In Nigeria, Now In EFCC Custody

Cement War: Dangote, Ibeto Continue Legal Tussle

Two Federal High Court Judges Report To Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

IMN Calls For Release Of Minors Held In Captivity In Plateau, Katsina States

FG Working To Secure Release Of 83 Chibok Girls

Ese Oruru: Court Adjourns To December; Parents Lament Her Continued Absence In School

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Nigeria's National Judicial Council Lied About Acting Promptly In Petitions Against Judges, CSNAC Says

Minister Appeals Against Comments That Could Jeopardize Release Of Remaining Chibok Girls

Tears As Chibok Girls Reunite With Their Parents

How House Committee Chairwoman On Aviation Withdrew $5,950 From NCAA Yet Refused To Attend ICAO Conference

Plot To Arrest Journalist Ahmad Salkida On Trumped Up Charges Uncovered

Panic Grips Shomolu Residents As Notorious Murderer Returns To Community

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Monetisation: Railways Unions Petition Buhari, Saraki, Dogara, Accuse Management Of Frustrating Workers

How Nigerian Troops Almost Bungled Release Of Chibok Girls

Friday, October 14, 2016

President Buhari 'Jokingly' Disses Wife, Pledges Release Of More Chibok Schoolgirls

Eyitayo Jegede Remains PDP Governorship Candidate In Ondo State, Factional Chair Insist

International Pressure Mounts On Kaduna Government For Shiite Repression

Buhari Says His Wife Belongs In His Kitchen, Bedroom Following Her Critical Remarks Against Him

Rogue Banker Atuche’s Trial: EFCC Tenders 17 Documents, More To Be Tendered

Olusola Oke Is Not Our Governorship Candidate In Ondo State - AD

Jimoh Ibrahim To Replace Eyitayo Jegede As PDP Governorship Candidate In Ondo State

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Nigeria's Secret Police Sought Permission Of Disciplinary Body To Investigate Corrupt Judges

APC: Ondo Governorship Election Won’t Be Walkover - John Oyegun

78 Shi'ites Arraigned In Kano Court

All Nigerians Have Been Waiting For Your Release, VP Osinbajo Tells Freed Chibok Girls

National Judicial Council Berates DSS Over Arrest Of Judges Says It Is An Attempt To Cow The Nigerian Judiciary

Anti-Corruption Group Seeks Proper Prosecution Of Corrupt Judges

Revealed: Full List Of The 21 Chibok Girls Released By Boko Haram

Lai Mohammed Provides Details On Release Of Chibok Girls

Chibok Girls’ Release: BBOG Expresses Delight, Praises Negotiators

How High Stakes Negotiations Led To Release Of 21 Chibok Girls

President Buhari Confirms Release Of 21 Chibok Girls

EXCLUSIVE: 21 Chibok Girls Released By Boko Haram

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Nigerian Government Sacks 22 Top Management Staff Of Federal Airports Authority , Demotes Others

Coordinated Attacks By State Security Against Shiites Across North Today

Youth From Jibrin's Constituency Call For More Sanctions Against Him

Pressure Mounts On BBC Not To Air Aisha Buhari's Explosive Interview Scheduled For Saturday

House Committee Members Openly Beg Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority For Inclusion In Staff Training

Protesting Shiites In Kano Dispersed By Angry Citizens

Suicide Bomber Kills 8, Injures 10 In Maiduguri

Governor Okowa Narrates How He Sustained Head Injury From A Broken Bathroom Tile

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Justice Mary Odili Wept and Begged Supreme Court Judges To Accept N5Billion Bribe On Behalf Of Gov. Wike, Report Says

Chief Judge Of Nigeria’s Federal High Court Implicated In $1.3 Million Bribery Arrest

INEC Confirms John Ola Mafo As PDP Deputy Governorship Candidate In Ondo State

Military Cracks Down On Shiites In Kaduna State

Save Lagos Group To Ambode: Your Road Projects Are Cosmetic

Police Deny Arresting, Beating Student Union Leaders

Delta Government Moves To Cover Up Missing State Adoption Records Amid Child Trafficking Allegations

Health Of Kidnapped Lagos Student Worsens, Abductors Reject N750,000 Ransom

NAPIMS, NNPC Forcing Addax Petroleum To Overpay For Building Owned By Omokore

How The Nigerian National Judicial Council Shields Corrupt Judges

Monday, October 10, 2016

Delta Governor Okowa Slumps Over From Alleged Illness

Judges Boycott Courts In Abuja To Protest Arrest Of Colleagues

Again, 152 Nigerians Return From Libya

14 Student Union Leaders Arrested And Tortured By The Nigerian Police

Police Parade Suspects In Kidnapping Of Margaret Emefiele In Abuja

EFCC Arrests Female High Court Registrar Notorious For Matching Senior Lawyers With Corrupt Judges

Sunday, October 09, 2016

Kwankwaso Moves To Stop EFCC From Probing, Prosecuting Him Over Campaign Funds

Kidnapped BUK Lecturer Regains Freedom

Saturday, October 08, 2016

Wole Soyinka Completes Scholar Residency At New York University

What We Found In Arrested Judges' Homes-DSS

Full Details Of Nigerian Secret Police Raid On Federal Judges Revealed

Wife, Children Of Former Chief Justice Uwais' Late Son Detained On Their Return From Syria

Acting Chief Judge Sworn In For Enugu State, Replaces Disgraced Justice Umezulike

Friday, October 07, 2016

Hurricane Matthew Thrashes Haiti, Bahamas, Heads For US

Kannywood: I Am With Rahma Sadau, Are You? By Leo Igwe

No Vendetta Against Jonathan, Other Past Leaders—Buhari

Management Of Kano Pillars Football Club Accused Of Embezzlement

Sea Robbers Takeover Bayelsa Community Waterways, Residents Live In Fear

Patience Jonathan's $15.5m: Court Dismisses Applications Seeking To Change Companies Guilty Plea

Thursday, October 06, 2016

Soldiers Foil Kidnap Attempt In Niger Delta, Arrest Five Suspects

Reckless Truck Driver Kills Hardworking Traffic Policeman In Akure

Ondo APC Governorship Primary Election Was Not Rigged, Adesanya Says

Hurricane Matthew Leaves 136 Dead In Haiti

Dino Melaye Masquerades Cheap Replica As N180 Million Rolls Royce

NDLEA Reveals Circulation Of New Illicit Drug In Nigeria, As Agency Nabs 4,838 Traffickers In First Half Of 2016

Child Rights Activist Raises Alarm Over Missing Adoption Register, Accuses Delta Govt Of Child Trafficking

Judge Awards N10M To Dino Melaye, Mocks Him As Self-Professed Anti-Corruption Crusader

Nigerian Army Owes Us Two Months’ Allowances, Say Troops Fighting Boko Haram

Ijaw Youth Faction Protests Against EFCC Over Patience Jonathan's Probe

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Kidnapped Former Minister And Husband Freed

EFCC Interrogates FUTA Vice Chancellor, Bursar

Another Street Protest By Anti-Concession Unions Grounds Lagos Airport Business

INEC To Sensitize Voters To Participate In Ondo Elections, Avoid Violent Behavior

Fraudulent Allocation Deduction: Lagos Council Administrators Ask Gov. Ambode To Save Them From Commissioner For Local Govt.

Shiite Group Says Army Kidnapped Members Without Cause, Being Held Incommunicado

Bayelsa State Teachers Lament School Closures

Ondo APC Crisis: Akeredolu, Abraham Supporters Injured During Violent Clash In Akure

SERAP Offices Vandalized, Looted By Unknown Assailants

Nigeria's Senate President Saraki Loses Again As Trial Judge Rules To Continue His Corruption Trial

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Court Adjourns Fraud Trial of Former NAF Chief Amosu And 10 Others, Suspects To Continue Plea Bargain

Temitope Adebamiro, Who Slayed Husband, Pleads Guilty In US

Gov. Ambode Appoints US Fugitive As Lagos New DG Of Safety Commission

Nigeria Sues Shell Companies For $407m For Oil Export Fraud

Bayelsa 'Prophet' Dupes Victim Of N3m, Possesses Illegal Firearm

Jonathan’s Former Minister, Husband Kidnapped In Kaduna

Code Of Conduct Tribunal Finds Ex-Minister Orubebe Guilty Of False Declaration Of Assets

Senator Alasoaduro Begs APC National Leader Tinubu Over Ondo Governorship Poll

Monday, October 03, 2016

Dino Melaye Proposes Looter Amnesty Program

EFCC Not Part Of Any FAAN Bribe

Delta APC Leadership Tussle Goes Diabolical As Unknown Persons Deposit Charms At Party Secretariat

Former Gov. Sylva Denies Report On 48 Houses Returned

AIB Insists Diala’s Contract Has Expired, Accuses NAAPE Of Campaign Of Calumny

CSNAC Petitions CCB To Prosecute Buratai

Former Deputy Speaker Nwuche Received N1b For Tambuwal To Help Pad Amnesty Budget

Public Schools In Bayelsa Remain Shut Over 7 Months' Salary Arrears As Govt Factionalizes Teachers

On 56th Anniversary, Nigerians Show Guarded Optimism, Overwhelmingly Reject Asset Sale

N3b Found In FAAN MD’s Bank Accounts Sparks Discontent Over His Clearance By EFCC And Shabby Running Of The Agency

Sunday, October 02, 2016

Chibok Girls: Our Goals Are The Same, FG Tells #BBOG

Saturday, October 01, 2016

Nigerians Express Optimism During Independence

Olusola Oke Dumps APC For AD In Ondo State

150m Fraud: Pilot Association Says Former Engineer Indicted For N150m Fraud Was Not Sacked

Kidnappers Release Wife Of Nigeria’s Central Bank Governor Emefiele