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Sahara Reporters Archive for July 2017Rss

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Appeal Panel Upholds NCAA's Sanctioning Of FirstNation Airways

Broken Windows, Fallen Roofs: Dilapidated State Of Oyo Public Schools Under Governor Ajimobi

Nigerian Army Admits That They Never Rescued Oil Explorers From UNIMAID And NNPC

Kano Airport: NDLEA Nabs Farmer Smuggling 25kg Of Ephedrine To South Africa

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Nigerian Law School Lied Shamelessly Against Me-Expelled Student, Kayode Bello

Budget Saga: Fashola Apologises To National, But Says His Position Remains Unchanged

Friday, July 28, 2017

Boko Haram Releases Video Of Abducted Oil Exploration Workers From The University Of Maiduguri

Ondo State Governor Secures Release Of Kidnapped Lagos High School Students

Anambra Young Professionals Demand Disqualification Of Andy Uba As Governorship Candidate

Five Killed In Fresh Boko Haram Attack On Borno Village

Mob Attack On Checkpoint: Police Arrest 13 Suspects In Anambra

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Gov. Shettima: Boko Haram’s Attacks On NNPC, UNIMAID A Tragic Setback

Saraki’s Supporter Abandons Criminal Complaints Against Teacher Accused Of Libeling Senate President On Facebook

Four Suicide Bombers Killed In Foiled Attack

Bayelsa Workers Mount Pressure On Acting Governor To Settle Salary Arrears

Plot To Kill Not Too Young To Run Bill Thickens In House Of Reps

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Borno Oil Prospectors Ambush Death Toll Said To Be Over 30, Many Still Unaccounted For

UAD Demands Recall Of Suspended Law School Student, Kayode Bello

Buhari’s Illness Has Taken A Toll On His Health, Visiting Governor Says

Seven Governors Visit Buhari In London

Boko Haram Kill Soldiers, Abduct NNPC Officials, UNIMAID Staff

Newly Promoted Army Officer, Nine Others Killed By Boko Haram

3 Soldiers Jailed For Unlawful Firearms Possession

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

How Just 24 Privileged Former Nigerian Governors And their Deputies Drain Nigeria of Scarce Funds, Perpetuate Poverty

Kuje Prison Fire Outbreak Latest: Clampdown Imposed On Inmates

Court Dismisses Suit Against Man Who Named His Dog 'Buhari'

14 People Rescued As 4-Story Lagos Building Collapses

Nigerian Troops, Oil Prospectors Ambushed By Boko Haram In Northern Borno

Germany Donates Six Sniffer Dogs To NDLEA

Nigerian Army Promotes 6,199 Soldiers Fighting Boko Haram

#NotTooYoungToRun Bill: Youth Organizations Lockdown National Assembly

Monday, July 24, 2017

Gov. Okowa’s Aide Escapes Lynching Over Attempt To Rig NUT Election For Governor

Prison Inmates Detonate Explosive In Attempted Jailbreak

Ondo State Government Media Station, OSRC, Shut Down, Workers Likely To Be Redeployed

IGP Special Tactical Squad Kills Three Armed Robbers In Kano

Femi Falana Urges Osun, Oyo States To Reopen LAUTECH

Corruption And Extortion: Police Force Dismisses Three Officers In Lagos

Saraki Threatening Our Lives, Say Members Of Group Seeking Senate President’s Recall

6 Die, 15 Injured As Suicide Bombers Hit Internally Displaced Persons' Camp In Borno

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Ailing President Buhari Met With APC Governors In London

FG Directs FAAN To Remit 5 Percent Of Passenger Service Charge Revenue To Accident Investigation Bureau

Renowned Nigerian Broadcaster Adebayo Faleti Dies At 86

Group Asks National Assembly To Amend Law On Incapacitation Of President, Vice President

FACT CHECK: ‘Not Too Young To Run’ Bill Was Never Presented, Considered During Lagos Meeting

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Flood Overwhelms Asaba, Destroys Official Documents, Files, Homes

Low Turn Out Mar Lagos Local Government Election

Lagos LG Election: Counting Commences Across Polling Units

University Of Ibadan Keeps Mum Over Audit Report

Friday, July 21, 2017

Gov. Ondo Akeredolu Of Ondo To Swear In Kinsman, Justice Akeredolu, As Acting Chief Judge

Fire Attack On Kuje Prison In Abuja

Nigerian Youths Threaten Showdown With Lawmakers Over Exclusion of #NotTooYoungToRun Bill

Nigeria’s Former Attorney General Olu Onagoruwa Is Dead

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Oil Theft: Man Dies In Clash Between Rival Gangs, Soldiers In Bayelsa

One Injured As Ondo State Transport Workers Clash Over Union Leadership

Court Adjourns Evans’ Case Against IGP To July 27

O.J. Simpson Granted Parole, To Be Released In October

Bayelsa State Local Government, Medical Workers To Commence Strike On Monday

CSNAC Seeks CPC Intervention In Fraudulent Visa SMS Charges By VFS

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Five Killed In Rivers State Shootout

Kaduna Clash: Osinbajo Orders Security Reinforcements

We Will Begin Daily Sit-Out At NASS If Buhari Doesn't Return To Work On Day 90, Group Declares

Court Orders Forfeiture Of Diezani Alison-Madueke's $37.5m Banana Island Property

Lagos, Rivers, 18 Other States Refuse To Make Detailed Budgets Public - BudgIT

Med-View Airline Finally Airlifts Stranded Lagos-London Passengers

Court Denies Former President Jonathan's Aide Permission To Travel Abroad

N53.7m Fraud: Court Orders Forfeiture Of Ikorodu Hotel

Student Exposes Rot At The Dentistry Department Of College of Medicine At The University Of Lagos

Ex-Nigerian Oil Minister Diezani's Intercepted Phone Conversations Reveal She Knew Oil Deals Were Fraudulent

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

UNICEF Staff Stop Journalists From Covering Malala’s Visit In Maiduguri

37 Killed In Kaduna Clash Between Farmers, Herdsmen

How Kola Aluko Received $1.2billion In Oil Payments From Igho Sanomi’s Televeras, Glencore And Arcadia Used To Bribe Alison-Madueke

At Last, Med-View Flight Arrives From London, Shifts Departure Time Again

Court Remands Four Suspects Over Murder Of Late Ondo State APC Chieftain

Delta Commissioner Of Police Denies Own Statement Dismissing Senator Omo-Agege's Assassination Claims

Monday, July 17, 2017

Bukola Saraki Senate Recall: We Are Associated With No Political Party, Group Tells APC Chairman

Again, Med-View Fails To Airlift Lagos-London Passengers, Reschedules Flight For Tuesday

Death Toll Of Senator Uba’s Tank Farm Explosion Rises To 11

Female Suicide Bombers Kill 8, Injure 18 In Maiduguri

NCP Protests Lagos Electoral Commission's Exclusion Of Party From List Of Verified Political Parties

Police Take Over NHIS Building In Abuja Over Plan By Suspended Executive Secretary To Remain In Office

Delta State: Health Workers Lament Sorry Situation Of Sapele General Hospital, Accuse Gov. Okowa Of Neglect

Boko Haram Releases Video of 10 Women Abducted From Police Convoy 30 Days Ago

EFCC Nets Fugitive, Obi Timothy Nwasike, Wanted For Fraud, Misappropriation

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Nine Killed At Senator Andy Uba’s Tank Farm Explosion In Calabar

Police Accuse Senator Omo-Agege Of Lying About Assassination Attempt

Group Asks Osinbajo To Sack 19 Newly Appointed National Industrial Court Judges

Unions Set To Picket NCAA On Wednesday Over Promotion Of Staff, Favoritism

Southern, Middle Belt Leaders Urge FG To Implement 2014 National Conference Recommendations

US Department of Justice Seeks Recovery Of Almost $150M Corruptly Obtained By Ex-Oil Minister Alison-Madueke, Kola Aluko And Jide Omokore From Nigeria’s Oil Industry

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Nigerian Oil Company Oando Under Probe By Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission

Friday, July 14, 2017

Former Minister Ezekwesili Advises Nigerian Government To End Cosmetic Policies In The Energy Sector

Former Minister Ezekwesili Advises Nigerian Goernment To End Cosmetic Policies In The Energy Sector

How I Lost Two Wives and Six Children To Suleja Flood—Sa'adu Abubakar Asha

Sacked Enugu Chief Judge, Justice Umezulike, Arraigned For Corruption In Enugu

Thursday, July 13, 2017

How Senate President Saraki Blackmailed INEC Chairman With TETFUND Probe In Order To Halt Dino Melaye’s Recall

Lions Club President Dies At Lagos Airport After Disembarking From Emirates Flight

Domestic Violence: Lawyer Calls On JB Daudu To Resign As Chair Of Nigeria's Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Committee

Before Acting President Osinbajo Traveled To See Buhari, Cabal Had Sent Attorney General Malami To London

Fashola Promises Improved Power Supply By August

Kogi Recall: INEC Seeks Vacation Of Court Order Halting Referendum On Dino Melaye

Ag. President Osinbajo Meeting With Buhari In London Only Lasted Five Minutes

Police Parade 7 For Kidnapping, Cattle Rustling In Abuja

Biafra: Coalition Of Northern Groups Asks UN To Initiate Referendum, Pronounce IPOB A Terrorist Group

FAAN Can’t Take Over MMA2 – Babalakin

Billionaire Kidnapper Evans’ Lawyer Absent From Court, Feigns illness Over Lawsuit Seeking N300m From Nigerian Police

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

EFCC Claims NJC Recommended Dismissal Of A Former Federal Judge Over Nwobike’s Bribery Case

Police Parade Four Culprits For Gang Raping Adeyemi College Of Education Student

Fresh Maiduguri Bomb Explosions Kill Scores, Injures 22

Former DG Akpobolokemi Forged Private Company’s Identity To Steal N754m From NIMASA, Witness Tells Court

Supreme Court Declares Ahmed Makarfi As Authentic Chairman of PDP

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Acting President Osinbajo Today Met Buhari In London

American Who Defrauded Three Nigerians Granted N76m Bail

Nigerian Troops Kill 6 Terrorists As Boko Haram Retreats Into Lake Chad

Kwara Central Senatorial District Announces Plan To Recall Bukola Saraki

Islamic State Leader Al-Baghdadi Is Dead - Syrian Observatory

EFCC Charges National Industrial Court Judge With Unlawful Enrichment

Lagos Council Polls: Court Orders APC To Conduct Primaries In Odi-Olowo Local Council Development Area

Etisalat Nigeria Says Name Change Will Not Affect Operations

Monday, July 10, 2017

Ifeanyi Ubah Falls Out With Emeka Offor, To Demand N400m Loan Refund

Nigerian Defence Academy Undergraduate Murdered By Cultists In Yenagoa, Family Demands Justice

Buruji Kashamu: How Notorious Drug Kingpin Became Senator With Forged Certificates

NDLEA Denies Harassing Patience Jonathan

Lagos LG Election: NCP Says Stringent Election Guidelines APC Ploy To Impose Candidates

Niger Delta Leaders Vow To Stop 2019 Elections, Oil Exploration In The Region If Nigeria Is Not Restructured

Sunday, July 09, 2017

18 Feared Dead As Flood Ravages Communities In Suleja

Ondo State: INEC Creates New Registration Centers, Appoints New REC

How Gov. Yari Of Zamfara State Put German Businessman In Multi-million Naira Debt

Ondo State NUT Protesters Demand FG Hand Over Primary School Management To State Governments

Kwara Youths Threaten To Recall Saraki, Accuse Him Of Pursuing Personal Interest

Saturday, July 08, 2017

Engineering Professor At Federal University Located IN Ex-President Jonathan's Hometown Gets Letter Threatening His Life

PDP Defeats APC To Win Osun West Senatorial Bye Election

PDP Likely To Win Osun West Senatorial Bye Election

Friday, July 07, 2017

Security Operatives Foil Suicide Bomb Attack At University of Maiduguri

Thursday, July 06, 2017

Human Rights Activist Festus Keyamo, Akinlolu Osinbajo, 28 Others Conferred With SAN

Nnamdi Kanu Threatens To Kill Obasanjo

Nigerian Accident Investigator To Take Suntai’s Crashed Aircraft Engine To Canada For Teardown

Presidency Dismisses Reports Of AGF Malami’s Comments On Osinbajo, Magu

Six Men Arraigned For Burgling Segun Odegbami’s Home

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Obasanjo Dismisses Notion Of Dividing Nigeria

Aso Rock Cabal, Senator Saraki Commence Sabotage Of Acting President Osinbajo As Buhari’s Health Crisis Deepens

Nigerian Government Agrees To Publish Names Of Looters

Nigerian Airlines’ Aircraft Deplete By 58.9% In One Year

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

APC Promised Restructuring Of Nigeria By Femi Falana

EFCC Grills Nwobike On Alleged Perversion Of Justice, Unlawful Gratification

Pro-Democracy Group Asks Buhari To Address The Nation By Thursday, Or Face Protests

EFCC Arrests Ex-Jigawa Governor Saminu Turaki

Collapsed Building: Former MD of Lekki Gardens And Four Others In Court For Manslaughter

Two Commissioners Escape Death As Armed Robbers Invade Delta State Government House

Imo State Deputy Gov. Got Me Detained For 60 Days Over Facebook Post - Radio Broadcaster

Troubled Etisalat Nigeria Gets New Chairman, Management

Monday, July 03, 2017

Court Fines Patience Jonathan, Dismisses Suit Against EFCC

Former Chief Of Staff To Governor Dickson Escapes Assassination In Yenagoa

EFCC Grills Ifedore LGA Top Officials Of Ondo State Over N60 Million SURE-P Fund Embezzlement

Emeka Offor’s Townsfolk Concerned Over Behavior Of Police Officers Probing Controversial Contractor

Petroleum Equalization Fund Staff Drags Petroleum Ministry, NNPC To Court, Seeks N50m Damages For Victimization

INEC Announces Timetable For Dino Recall

JTF Raids Arms Factory In Ughelli, Recovers Weapons

Federal Govt. Audit Exposes Multi-Billion Naira Fraud In University Of Ibadan

AGF Makes Plea To Keep Firearm Importers In Detention

Osinbajo In Addis Ababa For African Union Summit

Nigerian Airlines Lament Loss Of N5.4b To Bird Strike Incidents

Aisha Buhari Travels To Addis Ababa, London

Lawyer Accuses Nigerian Army Of Land Grab, Contempt Of Court, Petitions NHRC, AGF

Ahiara Catholic Diocese: Gov. Okorocha Tells Priests, Laity To Accept Bishop Okpaleke

Elderstatesman Maitama Sule Is Dead

#BIAFRA: No Deadline For The Actualization Of Biafra - Nnamdi Kanu

Sunday, July 02, 2017

EFCC Goes After Ahmadu Bello's Grandson, As Sultan Rebuffs Calls To Intervene

How Farouk Lawan, Ozekhome Used Frivolous Allegations To Stall $500k Bribery Trial

Selfie Leads To Tragic Death Of Two FUTA Students

DSS Detention Of Ex-Militants Breach Of Niger Delta Peace Process, Says Ijaw Youth Council

Fayose Sacks Cabinet

Saturday, July 01, 2017

Biafra Or Nothing: Umuahia Indigenes Back Nnamdi Kanu

EFCC Files Charges Against National Industrial Court Justice, Agbabu-Fishim

Group Asks EFCC To Freeze Zamfara Governor's Bank Accounts