Sahara Reporters Archive for September 2012

Saturday, September 29, 2012

PHOTONEWS: Qatar Airways Aircraft Incident At MMIA Lagos

Friday, September 28, 2012

Diezani Alison-Madueke Maintained Rooms In Two New York Luxury Hotels During UN Assembly

ExxonMobil Abandons Clean Up Of Contaminated Coastline In Akwa Ibom

Delta Deputy Governor, Utuama, Obtained Fraudulent Court Judgment To Gag Media

Police Invade Uzere Community For Holding Delta State Deputy Governor And Entourage Hostage

EFCC Nabs Currency Courier In Lagos Trying to Export $7m Cash

Over 40 Militants "Surrender" To JTF In Mubi, Adamawa State

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Electoral Reforms (2) To Be or Not To Be? By Nasir El-Rufai

Doyin Okupe To Go On Stump, Selling Delicacies Of Lies And Wrongs By Bayo Oluwasanmi

Death Of Newly-wed Ugochukwu Ozuah: IGP Constitutes ‘High-Powered’ Abuja Team To Take-Over Investigation

Governors Boycott Dokpesi’s Lecture

EFCC Press Release: Akingbola Fails To Produce Witness In Court… Contradicts Self Over Transfer Of Funds To Offshore Beneficiary

Nnimmo Bassey Wins 2012 Rafto Prize

Edo State: Tribunal Dismisses Airhiavbere's Petition Against Gov. Oshiomhole

Patience Jonathan Battles Parkinson’s Disease

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Combating Exorcism-related Abuses By Leo Igwe

Gunmen Storm UniJos Campus, Some Students Reportedly Shot

Gunmen Kill Two Police Guards At Home Of Former Secretary To The Nigerian Government In Bauchi

Flood In Uyo Prompts Mockery Of Gov Akpabio’s ‘Uncommon Transformation’ Slogan-PREMIUM TIMES

PHCN Swindle: IBB, Otedola’s Involvement An “Insult” To Nigerians, Says CDHR

$45M Medicare Scam Stretched From Houston To Nigeria-Houston Chronicle

EFCC: Former PHB Boss Atuche Used Stolen Funds To Pay N45m Church Tithes

LEDAP, Angry, Chides FG For Abandoning Flood Victims

Number Of Nigerian Hajj Women Held By Saudis Now Reaches 1000

Before The Fire Next Time: A Rejoinder To NLC Critics Of January Strike By Denja Yaqub

Curbing Corruption and Applicability Of The 1999 Constitution By Olutoyin Adeyinka

PHOTONEWS: The Great Floods Of Nigeria Moves To Edo State

Babangida’s $12.4bn Oil Windfall Theft Suit For Final Judgment In November

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Four Northern Governors Rob Their States Of N1 Billion For PDP Chairman Bamanga Tukur

Africans Chide U.N., Amnesty International Accuses UK, Women Rise Up, Wangari Maathai One Year On-African News In Brief

Dissenting Opinion On Cameroon-Nigeria Land/Maritime Boundary

Delta State: Flood Sacks Immigration Office, Others

Saudis Threatened Deportation of 400 Nigerian Female Pilgrims “Without Approved Chaperones”  

PHOTONEWS: Lokoja-Abuja Road Cut Off By The Great Flood That Divided Nigeria

In the face of hypocrisy: Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s visit to America

National ID Card Staff Take Protest To National Assembly Over Sack And Zero Corruption Protest To EFCC Over the Sunborn Yacht Fraud In Lagos

Babangida, Otedola, Elumelu Win Bids For Nigeria’s Power Plants -PM News, Lagos

The Proposed Ban On Motorcycles ‘Okada’ In Delta State Is Mischievous And Not In The Interest Of The Masses

The Cost of Happiness By Pelumi Olatinpo

When Dreams Fail-A Review of Blood Will Call (2012) By Sola Osofisan

Islamophobia , Arewaphobia or Sanusiphobia

The Spirit Of The Camouflage By Tega Taire Lucky (2)

Lest We Forget: Major Akinloye Akinyemi’s Self Sacrifice (1954-2012)

Monday, September 24, 2012

JTF Kills 35 Boko Haram Suspects In Damaturu, Recovers Weapons

"I Take Money from Oshiomole Because He Is a Good Governor" – Eedris Abdulkareem

Governor Yuguda's In Law In Bauchi Kidnapped by Gunmen

Boko Haram Ambush Kills 5 JTF, Setting Off Revenge Rampage By Nigerian Troops Against Civilians

The Ignorance of Faithless Believers

The Caller You 'Re Trying To Reach Has No Phone... By Prince Charles Dickson

Tears From Maiduguri By Ahmad Salkida

Jonathan’s 80 Pages Of Nothingness By Chinedu Ekeke

PHOTONEWS: Anti-Islam Movie Protests In Kaduna

Breach Of Contract And Indiscriminate Disconnection Of Service By DSTV

Northern Traditional Institutions And The Crises of Legitimacy By Salisu Suleiman

Jonathan Arrives New York After Secret Stop In Germany To See Wife

Thousands Of Shiites In Kaduna Protest Anti-Islam Movie On Prophet Mohammed

Sunday, September 23, 2012

A Walk To Save The Indigenous People Of Bakassi By National Association of Seadogs (NAS)

Tension In Mubi As Search For Terrorists Intensifies

Journalist Returns From Exile After 15 Years

Dr. Damages On SaharaTV - Episode 58

“Did Jesus Have A Wife?”: Nigerians React On Social Media And SAHARATV

Keeping It Real With Adeola - Episode 42

Fulani Will Fight Back In Self-Defense, Declares Miyetti Allah

Religion Against Humanity By Wole Soyinka

Phrank Shaibu: A Shameless, Serial Plagiarist of My Grammar Column By Farooq A. Kperogi

Bauchi Bombings: CAN Begs Christians Not To Revenge, Says ‘Systematic Cleansing Of Christians’ Ongoing

Court Awards N15m Against The Police For Killing Under Graduate

FOI: SERAP, WARDC Sue FG Over Failure To Release Spending Records On Maternal Death Prevention

Arik Air Back In The Air With Empty Seats-PM News, Lagos

Suicide Bomber Kills Six, Injures 50 Worshippers In Bauchi Catholic Church

Islam, Christianity And The Rest Of Us By SOC Okenwa

Presidency Releases Photos Of Pres. Jonathan Departure From Abuja To The United Nation General Assembly

Beyond Civil Rule: How Nigeria Can Become A True Democracy By Tunji Ariyomo

Church Bombed In Bauchi

Saturday, September 22, 2012

JTF Imposes 24Hour Curfew on Damaturu, Potiskum, Conducts House To House Search For Boko Haram Members

President Jonathan In Secret Get-Away Out Of Abuja To See Ailing Wife

Free Speech And Religious Offence By Leo Igwe

Anti-Islam Film Protesters Burn US Flag In Kano

Friday, September 21, 2012

VIDEO:Thousands Stranded As Arik Air Is Grounded -Al Jazeera

President Jonathan's Economic Advisers Owing Nigeria N1.3 Trillion; CBN Bars Banks From Doing Business With 419 Deadbeat Companies And Individuals

U.S. Supreme Court Has A Duty To Prevent Torture And Genocide

Isoko North Council Workers Mob Personnel Boss, Allege Lodging of Funds in Private Account

Thursday, September 20, 2012

VIDEO: Police Extortion And Harassment of Commercial Motorbike Riders

Nigerian Troops Kill 2 Boko Haram Commanders In Maiduguri -PM News, Lagos

Campaign for Democracy Honors Late Pro-Democracy Activist Chima Ubani

North Needs Peace To Survive, Says ACF

Shuttered Arik Air Accuses Aviation Minister Of Demanding 5% Share

Official: President Jonathan Suspends Introduction Of 5000 Naira Note

Airforce Wing Commander Dies ‘Mysteriously’ In Yola Detention Facility-Premium Times

In Zaria, Nigerian Shiites Protest Anti-Prophet Mohammed Movie

N5000 Note: Don’t Disgrace Me, Jonathan Begs Mark, Tambuwal

Governors Going To Court To Fight For Revenue Sharing

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

The Spirit Of The Camouflage (1) By Lucky Tega Taire

Update On Marikana Massacre, Jesse Jackson Goes To Gambia, Guineans Seek Justice –Africa News In Brief

Is Nigeria Suffering From Digital Technology ‘Masturbation’ Syndrome? By Ahmed Olayinka Sule, CFA

JTF Captures Boko Haram’s ‘Kano HQ’, Storm Kaduna In Search Of Fleeing Members

Neither Nigeria Nor Cameroon Has Just Right To Bakassi – Soyinka

Atlantic Ocean Surge: Evictees From Kuramo Beach Pour Into The Streets

Ailing Patience Jonathan Can't Make It To UN General Assembly, Doctors Say

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Neither Nigeria Nor Cameroun Has Just Right To Bakassi – Soyinka

Danjuma ‘Donated N800m’ To Obasanjo Campaign In 1999

Ibori’s Wife Theresa Among The Crooks Owing Millions To UK

Bauchi: Guest House Of Slain Ex-Prison Official Set On Fire By Teenager

House Of Representatives Directs CBN To Halt introduction Of N5, 000 Note-PREMIUM TIMES

Ibori $15 Million bribe: EFCC Secretly "Detains" Andy Uba For 8 Hours-PREMIUM TIMES

UNIZIK VC in Multi Billion Naira Fraud-A Reflection (Part 1) By Jon Chikadibie Okafo

Ex-Prison Boss, Jarma Katagun, Dies After Boko Haram Attack

Monday, September 17, 2012

Nigerian Judiciary Again in Spotlight: Kaduna Gunrunners Set Free Despite Being Found With Weapons By The Army

Jonathan Begs PDP Governors To Donate Money To Book Launch Of Party Chairman, Bamanga Tukur

Nigerian Actor Sentenced To 3 Months In Jail For Gay Sex-PREMIUM TIMES

Boko Haram Kills Borno Commissioner Of Justice

Corporate Gains, Human Deficit By Wole Soyinka

Former Nigerian Comptroller General of Prisons Shot Leaving Mosque

Time For A State Of Emergency In Education By Anthony A. Kila

In Apologia Of Freedom By Pelumi Olatinpo

Why Is My Name Missing In The Awards List? – By Chinedu Ekeke

Army Source Explains How High-Profile Boko Haram Leaders Were Killed Or Captured In Kano

JTF Confirms Capture Of One Boko Haram Leader, Death Of "Abu Qaqa" And Another

National Honours: Still A Reward of Excellence? By Wale Odunsi

PHOTONEWS: Flood Sacks Kaduna Again

Top Boko Haram Commanders And Spokesman "Abu Qaqa" Arrested In Kano-PREMIUM TIMES

Gunmen On Tricycle Kill Six At A Relaxation Spot In Bauchi

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Keeping It Real With Adeola - Episode 41

Doctor Damages Episode 57

Another Islamist Sect Surfaces In Kano, Threatens To Bomb Radio Station

My Missing 5000 Naira Note By Prince Charles Dickson

Ailing First Lady To Accompany President Jonathan To UN General Assembly

Ibori Bribe: Chibuike Achibu Arrested, Then Released As EFCC Links Him With Another Money Laundering Scandal

Unknown Gun Men Kill 3 In Kaduna

So Far On The '£40-fuel' Air Nigeria Flight From Gatwick By Lekan Fatodu

The First Lady And Last Ladies By SOC Okenwa

The Ignorance of Borrowing from China to develop Airport Terminals - The Greatest Mistake of Transformation Agenda

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Multi-Million Naira Rural IT Centers Abandoned

Friday, September 14, 2012

Benin Court Orders Inspector-General of Police to Pay N5m to Rev. David Ugolor For Rights Violation

Nigerian Church Groups in the U.S. To Form Anti-Boko Haram Lobby

Nigerian Troops Quell Anti-Islam Movie Protest In Jos

Suspected Boko Haram Militants Attack Telecom Facilities In Zaria

Eerie Silence On Major Roads In Northern Nigeria Linked To Fear Of Attacks

The Shadow Of Hope By Ogundipe David Oluwasegun

PHOTONEWS: Tension, Anxiety As Muslim Faithfuls Observe Juma’t Prayer In Abuja -Police takes over National Mosque

The Military Have No Competence To Dialogue With Boko Haram, Says Chief Of Defence Staff

Thursday, September 13, 2012

...NNPC: Diezani’s Convoy Did Not Kill Newspaperman-PM News, Lagos

Accusations Fly As Delta Assembly Sacks DESOPADEC Board

Nigerian Newspaperman Falls Under Wheels Of Oil Minister Diezani’s Convoy, Killing Him

U.S. Embassy Warns of “Threat Situation” In Northern Nigeria Tied To Benghazi Attack

Weak EFCC And Endemic Corruption-PM NEWS Editorial

Woodward's Backward Way By Kennedy Emetulu

Corruption Unmasked By Christopher C. Eke

Fallen And Injured Officers: Police Pays N70m In Benefits to Families

PHOTONEWS: Nigeria Puts Massive Security Around US Embassy In Abuja

Muslims In Jos Protest Film On Prophet Mohammed

Atheism in Nigeria By Leo Igwe

EFCC Release: N1. 1m Fraud - EFCC Arraigns 72 Years Old Man

Islam Is Too Sensitive By Daniel Elombah

What Not To Learn From Libya By Pelumi Olatinpo

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Flood Report From The Banks Of River Benue! By King James Yiye

PDP Re-Admits Indicted Former Governor Ayo Fayose To Its Fold

Fear of Religion-Related Violence: Police on Red Alert Nationwide

Security Beefed Up In Northern Nigeria Over Movie On Prophet Mohammed

Gani Fawehinmi: The Legal Surgeon By Bayo Oluwasanmi

U.S. Ambassador To Libya, 3 Others Killed In Rocket Attack-CNN

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

President Jonathan Arrives Abuja, Tells Aides First Lady Is Still Alive

5000 Naira Note: Nigerians Should Brace Themselves For More Hardship

Four Persons Killed In Tafawa Balewa Town Of Bauchi State

President Jonathan Hastily Leaves Botswana, Fuels Speculations About Wife’s Health

Air Nigeria Passengers Abandoned In UK-PM News, Lagos

Terrorism, Society And The Rest Of Us By Victor Ndoma-Egba

$15m Ibori Bribe: Court Orders IGP to Investigate Senator Andy Uba and Businessman Achigbu

SERAP Asks FG To Repatriate Alamieyeseigha’s Loot From The US

Monday, September 10, 2012

Ahead Of Ahmadu Bello University Golden Jubilee, Concerned Lecturers Allege Ongoing “Islamisation And Hausanisation” Of Institution

Buhari, Boko Haram And The Northern Establishment By Salisu Suleiman

Āfrica Dīvida By Pelumi Olatinpo

Public Interest Lawyers Dismiss 2012 Honours List As A ‘Joke’

International Literacy Day: Where Stands Nigeria? By Muhammed Abdullahi Tosin

Goodluck Jonathan PhD: Nation Building Through Functional Literacy By Ugoo Anieto

Lagos ACN Slams Continued Debasement Of National Honours Award

Ibori: My Coverage of The Confiscation Of Assets Case By Ayo Faleti

PHOTONEWS: The Culture of Waste, Corruption And Mismanagement At The National Stadium Abuja

President Jonathan's "Attack Dog", Okupe To Embark on Jamboree Tour Of Nigeria

Reclusive Nigerian Billionaire Mike Adenuga Gets Highest National Honour

Sunday, September 09, 2012

Keeping It Real With Adeola - Episode 40

Doctor Damages Episode 56

Northern The Disconnect Between Our Leaders And The Rest Of Us

At Gatwick Airport, Air Nigeria Asks Passengers To Donate £40 Each To Buy Fuel For Flight To Lagos

Hypocrisy At Redeem Christian Church Of God Redemption Camp

Nigeria’s National Economic Management Team – Incompetence Meets Absurdity

Bloody Sunday: Robbers Kill 2 cops, 7 Others In Lagos-PM News

Zenawi And The Ethiopian Tale By SOC Okenwa

Don't You Know Clifford Orji, The Mad Man...? By Prince Charles Dickson

Saturday, September 08, 2012

Petroleum Minister Diezani Alison-Madueke Cuts Short London Treatment Trip

Patience Jonathan Had Fibroids Removed; Husband Plans Secret Visit To German Hospital

Bishop Oyedepo's Slapping Case Goes To Appeal Court

Mystery In Hasty Restoration of Dana Airline's Operating License 

By Segun O'Law

Friday, September 07, 2012

Soldiers Outgun Boko Haram In Maiduguri, Killing 7-PREMIUM TIMES

VIDEO: Former Air Nigeria Workers Protest Sacking In Lagos-Al Jazeera

Dapo Osewa, aka Dapxin: The Death of a Radical “Backend” Techie

The Nigerians They Don't Give A Damn About, A Rejoinder By Ayo Sogunro

PDP "Broke" As Governors Turn Backs On Bamanga Tukur

The Leopard And Its Spots By Fr. Emmanuel Ogundele

Introducing Young Voices By Nasir El-Rufai

Lagos Police Seize Corpse Of Facebook Murder Victim, Cynthia Osokogu-PM News, Lagos

Oracle Of Aso Rock: The God That Failed By Bayo Oluwasanmi

EFCC Arraigns UBA Business Manager, Others Over N59m Scam

Enough Is Enough, ACF Tells Boko Haram, Urges Sect to Accept Dialogue

On The Coming N5,000 Note Economic Whirlwind

EFCC Release: Three Oil Marketers Declared Wanted Over Fuel Subsidy Scam

Thursday, September 06, 2012

Commander Of Mobile Police Base In Oghara, Admin Officer In Financial Scam

CPC Questions Government’s Lifting of Dana Airline’s Suspension

Angry Workers Ask Former Gov. Daniel To Close Down Nigerian Compass

Boko Haram Claims Responsibility For Telecoms Mast Attacks, Vows To Destroy More Schools- PREMIUM TIMES

PHOTONEWS: Nigerian Activists Protest Marikana Massacre Of Lonmin Miners

Nigeria’s ‘Children Of Anger’ Reply To Reuben Abati By Chinedu Ekeke

14 Years Of PDP; 13 Years Of National Calamity By Godwin Onyeacholem

Hospitalized Nigeria First Lady Was Misdiagnosed By Presidential Physicians As Mystery Around Ailment Grows

Constitutional Review And Role For Traditional Rulers by Law Mefor

Central Bank's Monetary Policy: Is Sanusi Not Leading Jonathan To A Monumental Error? By Abdul Lanre, Esq.

Christian Corpers Lodge Suffers Early Morning Attack in Jalingo, Taraba State

Air Nigeria Staff Announces Demonstration Against Jimoh Ibrahim

Police, SSS Assault Guardian Reporter Over Minister's Car Stuck In A Mud Road-PREMIUM TIMES

Dana Airlines To Return To The Air

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

GSM Phone Masts Are New Boko Haram Targets

PHOTONEWS: President Jonathan In Super Eagles Training Camp

NGOs: Vehicle for Money Laundering – SCUML Boss

Strike Fever! Wage Demands Roil The African Continent-African News In Brief

Mohammed Fawehinmi Publishes Exposés Previously Refused By Local Media

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Diezani Alison-Madueke, Petroleum Minister, In London Hospital

Sack Sanusi Lamido, CDHR Appeals to National Assembly

Boko Haram Militants Burn Down Primary School

After 72 Hours, Efforts To Recover Corpses Of NNPC Officials Unsuccessful

Securency Polymer Currency Scandal Update: EFCC Invites Petitioner

Nigeria, “Flying Without A Black Box,” Says Bishop Kukah

Dr. Reuben Abati:  Sir, You Missed The Point By Philips Akpoviri

Reuben Abati’s Faux Pax By Ola Onikoyi, Jr

Annan - An Exemplar; Assad - A Terror Raptor

Sanusi’s Egomaniac Policy Of N5, 000 Notes And Matters Arising-Dino Melaye

Former Sultan Of Sokoto Blasts “Corrupt And Insincere” Leadership, Calls For Enthronement Of Justice

JTF Recovers Arms, Equipment From Home of Boko Haram’s Commander

N5,000 Note: Do We Need It? By Yangeh Dueh-Richardson

Bomb Scare Forces Closure Of The Offices Of Delta State Head Of Service

Mugabe: The West Goes A-Lusting Again By Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye

Hold Your Stone, Don't Haul It Yet, Dr Abati By Debo Adejugbe

Monday, September 03, 2012

The Naivety And Arrogance Of The Ghana Electoral Commission Exposed

Ola Vincent, Former Central Bank of Nigeria Gov Dies At 87-VANGUARD Newspaper

Federal Government, Claiming “Thorough” Vetting, Pays Nearly N340 billion to Oil Marketers For 2011 and 2012

Keeping It Real With Adeola - Episode 39

Doctor Damages Episode 55

First Lady Patience Jonathan's Health Update: Illness Started In Dubai

Sunday, September 02, 2012

Yoruba National Assembly Communique

Poverty Of Leadership In Africa A Disaster For The Continent By Austin Aneke

Nigeria’s First Lady Hospitalized In Germany

Igbo Leaders Reject Call On Jonathan To Contest 2015 Presidency

The Proposed N5000 Note: Nigeria On The Road To Zimbabwe

Can Africans Truly Save Syria? By Pelumi Olatinpo

PHOTONEWS: Fuel Tanker Explodes Near Abuja

Our Lives In Danger, How Do We Ensure National Security, Ask Top SSS Operatives

Pipeline Security Officers Of Nigeria By Prince Charles Dickson

PHOTONEWS: Jonathan At Meles Zenawi's Funeral In Ethiopia

Abati: The Jonathan 'They' Know By SOC Okenwa

Saturday, September 01, 2012

Commercial Driver Crashes Into Pedestrians And Bikers Killing An Albino And Disrupting Gani Fawehinmi Memorial Rally

Friday, August 31, 2012

PHOTONEWS: Deadly Pipeline Fire Kills Several Persons In Arepo Village On the Boundary of Ogun and Lagos

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