Sahara Reporters Archive for November 2015

Sunday, November 29, 2015

AIG In Adamawa State, Abubakar Jinjiri Dead

Boko Haram Kills 7 Villagers, Abduct More Girls In Borno

TB Joshua Goes To Trial For The Deaths Of 116 People In Church Building Collapse

INEC Petitioned For Conflict Of Interest, Using Lawyers Working With Political Parties

Governor Dickson Hoodwinks Ex-President Jonathan To Commission Uncompleted “Flyover” Bridge

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Buhari: Boko Haram Has Killed 10,000 Displaced Millions, Calls For Assistance From Commonwealth

Operation Pluto Shield Leads To Seizure Of More Than 140,000 Litres Of Oil, Navy Claims

INEC Deploys 8,000 Ad-Hoc Staff Ahead Of Bayelsa State Gubernatorial Elections

Boko Haram Fighters Attack Village In Niger, 18 Dead

Appeal Court Sacks Former Senate President David Mark From Senate

Mother Of Nigerian National Soccer Coach Siasia Regains Freedom

Friday, November 27, 2015

Nigerian Navy Captures Vessel Laden With 4,000 Tons Of Stolen Oil

Pensioner‎s Collapse During Verification Exercise In Ondo, APC Condemns Governor Mimiko

Dickson And Sylva Lock Horns During Governorship Debates

Report Outlines Funding Of Secessionist Movements Across Africa By Corporation

Delta Deputy Speaker Allegedly Ordered Armed Thugs To Kidnap NUJ Vice Chairman, 7 Other Journalists

Five Polish Sailors Kidnapped By Pirates Off Nigerian Coast

Suicide Bombers Kill More Than 20 Shi'ite Muslims Trekking From Kano To Zaria

President Buhari Approves Appointment Of 30 New Federal High Court Judges

Boko Haram: 35 Decomposed Bodies Retrieved From Borno Town

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Ex-Supreme Court Justice, Oguntade, Attempted To Subvert Justice—CCT Chairman Tells SaharaReporters

Skye Bank Tops Nine Nigerian Commercial Banks Experiencing Stress

Nigeria Navy Rescues Female Kidnap Victim In Bayelsa Waterways

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Buhari Has Spent More Than 40 Days Junketing Outside Nigeria Since Inauguration

President Buhari Set To Fly To Malta For CHOGM 2015

Delta Police Murder Security Guard Over A Missing Laptop, Demand N100,000 Bribe

Gubernatorial Race In Bayelsa State Creates Tension Between Ex-Militant Leaders

Electrical Spark In Courtroom Pre-empts Oil Subsidy Trial

Pope Francis Kicks Off First Visit To Africa In Kenya

Only 50 Nigerians Deported, Not 500-UK Home Office Says

NEMA Donates Medical Supplies To Hospitals Treating Victims Of Adamawa Terrorist Attack

ICC Inaugurates Africa Group On Justice And Accountability (AGJA)

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Liberian Boy Dies Of Ebola In First Case Since July

Fuel Scarcity: Pains And Delay As Motorists In Ondo State Groan Over Rising Cost Of Product

APC To Conduct Fresh Primary In Kogi

Governing Council Sacks, Slams Delsu Provost With 5 Months Suspension Over Financial Misappropriation, Assault

EFCC Arrests Amnesty Office Consultants And Contractors Over Billion Naira Scam

APC Berates Governor Mimiko Over Imposition of Fees On Primary School Pupils

Niger Delta Group Petition EFCC Over Plot To Divert N1 Billion Of NDDC Funds For Bayelsa Election

Report Accuses Company Of Stoking Violence In Africa Through Dealings With Separatist Groups

All Who Have Looted Since 1999 Must Return Everything, Buhari Declares

Monday, November 23, 2015

APC Mourns Audu, Restates Faith In Rule Of Law

NYSC To Deploy 2200 Members To Borno State, Calls To Have Governor Shettima At Swearing-In Ceremony

Bayelsa APC Governor Candidate’s Cousin Kidnapped On Way To Sylva Rally

Pro-Biafra Protesters Storm Abuja As SSS Arraigns Kanu In Court

Drama Precedes Burial Of APC Governorship Candidate, Abubakar Audu

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Nigerian Court Of Appeal To Hear Wanted Drug Baron Senator Kashamu’s Appeal To Election Tribunal’s Verdict Nov. 24

NDLEA Successfully Arrest Alleged Drug Baron, Seize 576 kgs Of Narcotics

President Buhari Arrives In Iran Ahead Of GECF Summit

How APC Guber Candidate, Abubakar Audu Of Kogi, Died

Female Suicide Bomber Kills 7, Injures Several More At IDPs Screening

Abubakar Audu, APC's Governorship Candidate In Kogi Election Is Dead

Malian Forces Hunting Three Believed To Be Involved In Hotel Attack

INEC Declares Kogi Election Inconclusive

Former Governor Audu Wins Kogi Governorship Election

Kogi Governorship Election: Controversial Former Governor Audu Projected Winner

Friday, November 20, 2015

Thugs Plan To Disguise Themselves With Police Uniform Exposed – Arase

Fuel Scarcity A Greater Concern Than Elections, Some Kogi Residents Say

INEC Distributes Election Materials Amidst Tight Security In Kogi State

Terrorists Hold 138 Hostages Captive In Mali, US And French Special Forces Deployed

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Former EFCC Boss Ibrahim Lamorde, Drags Senate, Police, And DSS To Court

TMG Deploys 325 Observers Ahead Of Kogi Election

Ibori’s Daughter, Other Delta State Assembly Members Quarrelling Over DESOPADEC Contract

Nigeria Air Force Destroys Several Boko Haram Facilities

Nigerian Army Denies Being Routed By Boko Haram In Borno State

Police Arrest Another Wanted Boko Haram Leader

CSNAC Petitions EFCC Over Non-Remittance Of Tax By MTN

Federal Court Adjourns Again On KPMG Human Rights Suit

Navy Destroys Illegal Refineries In Bayelsa State

EFCC Quizzes Former Permanent Secretary Over Misapplication Of N500m Sure-P Funds

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Judicial Misconduct: Buhari Approves Retirement Of Justice Lambo Akanbi

Presidency Denies Spending N5.8B On Presidential Air Fleet, Discloses Massive Debt Left By Jonathan

Shortage Of Medical Supplies In Yola Hinder Treatment Of Survivors

Delta Youths Protest Against Deputy Speaker Over Fraud Of N1.4 Billion

Twin Bombings In Kano Phone Market Leave 15 Dead 53 Wounded

EFCC Presents More Evidence Against Ex-Sokoto Permanent Secretary

Kano, Yola Attacks: President Buhari Tells Nigerians To Be More Vigilant, Vows To Eradicate Boko Haram In Nigeria

IGP Announces Massive Deployment Of Police Forces In Lead-Up To Kogi Elections

Agitation For Biafra Is Nonsense, Say The Igbo Conscience Leaders

Nigerian Military Arrests Two Most Wanted Boko Haram Suspects

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Kachikwu Orders DPR To Sanction Errant Fuel Stations, Sell-off Their Petrol For Free

President Goodluck Jonathan Regime Signed TSA Agreement With 1% Fee - Minister

PDP Alleges APC Governors Plotting To Rig Bayelsa Gubernatorial Election

Nigerian Mathematician’s Claim He Solved ‘Millennium Problem’ Proved To Be False

Information Minister, Lai Mohammed, Sues PDP’s Metuh For Defamation

Oshiomhole Sacks Chairman Of Edo State Petroleum Monitoring Committee

Bomb Rips Through Lorry Park In Yola Killing At Least 32

‘You Have No Power To Summon Me’-Lamorde Tells Senate

Kidnapper Of Former Governor Sylva’s Uncle Arraigned In Court

Half Nude Women Protest Governor Oshiomhole In Benin City

Gunmen Kidnap Mother Of Nigerian Soccer Coach Samson Siasia

Monday, November 16, 2015

Lagos State Government Inaugurates Panel To Probe Lekki Free Trade Zone Crisis

Ebonyi State Governor Umahi Ranked One Of The Worst Governors

Military In Enugu State Warns It Will ‘Suppress Any Insurrection’ In South-East And South-South

French Officials Identify Belgian-Born Abdelhamid Abaaoud As Mastermind Behind Paris Terrorist Attack

War Against Corruption To Be Fought Within The Law, Buhari Reaffirms

Peaceful Student Protests Rock Akwa Ibom State University Over ‘Oppressive Administration’

We Are Being Targeted By Those TSA Stopped From Stealing—REMITA

How Saraki, National Assembly Leaders Secretly Opposed Treasury Single Account

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Corruption, Banking Crisis, NNPC Management Crisis Will Worsen Fuel Scarcity

Ondo Senator Boroffice, Warns Zenith Bank Over N7 Billion Loan Approved For Mimiko

Governor Fayose Will Not Attend Meeting On TSA, Says Ekiti State Is Not Interested In TSA Policy

Group Petitions Adamu Over Appointment Of Essien As Uyo Varsity’s VC

Bowing To Public Pressure, Saraki Announces Release Of 2016 NA Budget

Ijaw Youths Urge Federal Government Of Nigeria To Release Radio Biafra Director

Gunmen Kidnap Ijaw Music Maestro

Saturday, November 14, 2015

ISIS Claims Responsibility For Paris Terrorist Attack That Killed At Least 128 People

Friday, November 13, 2015

Photos Of Cancer-Stricken Diezani Alison-Madueke Released

Supreme Court Deputy Registrar Helped Cut Deal To Halt Saraki’s Trial

APC Urges INEC To Not Include Politicized NGOs As Election Monitors

Weapons Buildup Intensifies Ahead Of Bayelsa Governor Polls

9 Boko Haram Terrorists Killed During Attack On Military Base In Borno

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Stolen Baby: Lagos Police Parade 25-Year Old Mother Of Four

Treasury Single Account Contract Signed Under President Goodluck Jonathan

PDP Declares Itself Nigeria’s Political Hope, Accuses APC Of Fascism

EFCC Denies Obtaining Ex-Taraba Governor Nyame's Statement Under Duress

Supreme Court Justice Who Halted Saraki Corruption Trial Retiring In Two Weeks

25 Believed Killed In Boko Haram Attack In Niger

Police Officer’s Absence Stalls Hearing On Murder Case Of Professor Ilemobade

Internal Security: Army Clarifies Rules Of Engagement

Protests Erupt Against Increase In Electricity Tariff And Darkness In Lagos

Saraki’s Corruption Trial: Supreme Court Orders Delay Of Proceedings At The Code Of Conduct Tribunal

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Police Officer Found Dead At Lagos Police Barracks

Nigeria Investigating Connection Between Niger Delta Militants And Indigenous People Of Biafra Activists

Rep Assures EFCC Of Adequate Funds For Its Operations

APC Condemns Ondo State House Assembly’s Decision To Approve N7 Billion Loan

Ibeju-Lekki Displaced Villagers Blame Greed Of Govt Officials For Death of Lekki Free Zone Boss

Newly Appointed Minister Amaechi Pledges To Complete All Rail Projects, Warns Against Corruption

Extrajudicial Murder Case Of 6 Apo Traders Adjourned Until December

Controversy Erupts As DESOPADEC MD Bankrolls Ibori's Newspaper And Western Delta University

EFCC Arraigns Medical Director, 4 Others For N84.8 Million Scam

Five Years After Banishment, Deposed Akure Monarch Makes Court Appearance Causing Public Confusion

President Buhari Inaugurates Cabinet, Assigns Ministerial Portfolios

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Angolan Independence Celebrations Marred By Human Rights Violations And Impunity

DSS Arraigns Two Fresh Suspects Over Kidnap Of Falae

Mother Of Sylva’s Running Mate Regains Freedom After Abduction

Two Lawmakers Engage In Fistfight In NASS Halls Over Dogara Impeachment Rumors

Delta Assembly Suspends Chief Whip And Former Deputy Leader Over Plans To Overthrow House Leadership

Monday, November 09, 2015

Nigerian Tourism Boss Sally Mbanefo Involved In Corruption Scandal

Sierra Leone Now Declared Ebola Free By WHO

Nigerian Army Announces Panel Members To Investigate Military Conduct During Ekitigate Scandal

Official: President Buhari Appoints Magu Acting Chair Of Nigeria's Economic And Financial Crimes Commission

Another Declared-Wanted Terrorist Seized in Adamawa State

Speaker Dogara Under Fire Again, APC Members Blast His Committee Appointments

Former Governor Suswam Loses Bid To Halt Probe Into His Governorship

Bayelsa Governorship Polls: Former Militants Leader Condemns Scramble By APC & PDP For Militants

EFCC Chairman Ibrahim Lamorde Removed

Phuthuma Nhleko Takes Over As MTN Executive Chairman

Federal High Court Dismisses TB Joshua's Lawsuit Against Lagos Coroner's Court Findings

Sunday, November 08, 2015

Nigeria's Golden Eaglets Beat Mali To Retain FIFA U-17 World Cup Title

Pro-Biafran Protesters March In Enugu City

Twin Suicide Bombing In Chad Leaves Two Dead And Fourteen Wounded

NBA Clears Saraki’s Lawyers Of Any Wrongdoing

APC Chair Tells Mimiko To Free Ondo Residents From The Yoke of Heavy Taxes

Five Killed In Wukari Over Taraba's Governorship Judgement

Taraba Tribunal Judgment Ridiculous, Can't Stand Before Men and God—Fayose

Saturday, November 07, 2015

VIDEO: Gov. Fayose's Aide Manipulated Me To Implicate Innocent People In The Murder Of My Boss

Army Rescued 20 In Borno, Cleared Out Terrorist Enclaves In Rigaga Area

Election Tribunal Sacks Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku

Senate President Saraki, With Help From Kashamu’s Lawyer, Re-files Lawsuit Thrown Out In Lagos

Friday, November 06, 2015

VIDEO: Biafran 'Million Man March' Shut Down Niger Bridge Between Onitsha And Asaba

Pro-Biafran 'Million Man March' Shut Down Niger Bridge And Disrupted Bayelsa, Delta States

INEC Ready For Kogi State Gubernatorial Election, According To REC

Russia Suspends Flights To Egypt

83 ‘Biafra’ Activists Arrested In Bayelsa

Federal High Court Dismisses Saraki’s Secret Application To Stop Arrest, Trial

Thursday, November 05, 2015

University Of Nigeria Nsukka Suspends Political Science Head Who Sent Students To Assault Lecturer

Nigerian Army Established Media Center In Borno State

Former Militants Pledge To Work With Bayelsa State To Combat Kidnappings And Other Violence

Boko Haram Raids Borno Village Of Foodstuffs Then Sets It Ablaze

Civil Servants Call On President Buhari To Reverse Jonathan’s ‘Insane’ And ‘Illegal’ Appointments

Senate President Saraki’s Lawyers Storm Out Of Court As Code of Conduct Tribunal Rules To Continue Trial

How Federal Government Bail-Out Helps Banks, Not States

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Nigerian Senators Receive Text To Accompany Saraki To Corruption Trial

University Of Benin Students Vow To Resist New Fees Introduced During Vacation

Loyalists To Former Governor Kwankwaso Began Brawling With Governor Ganduje Supporters In Kano State

Governor Mimiko Coerces Pa Fasoranti Out Of Retirement As Afenifere Leader

NJC Judicial Officials Accused Of Taking N3 Billion Bribe Now Under Security Surveillance

Ghanaian President Mahama Fires Anti-Corruption Chief

Governor Okowa And Contracting Company Accused Of Stealing N5.2 Billion Intended For Asaba Airport

Emir of Kano's Uncle Withdraws Lawsuit Over Palace Structures Demolition

Alaibe Support Group Promises Unflinching Support to Sylva In Bayelsa State

Afenifere Leaders In A Secret Meeting With Governor Mimiko

House Speaker Dogara Moves To Stem Mass Resignations

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

House Majority Leader Gbajabiamila Exposes Rift With Dogara Over House Committee Appointments

NPC Announces Preparations For 2016 Census

Sylva’s Campaign Aide Israel Sunny-Goli Threatens To Kill APC Deputy Spokesman Timi Frank

Afenifere Leaders To Meet in Ondo, Begin Sourcing For A New Chairman

Bayelsa APC To The Rescue, Evacuates Refuse Heaps In Yenagoa

1,000 Women Displaced By Boko Haram Given N20,000 To Start Small Enterprises

Kaduna State Warns Against Incitement Of Violence

British Government Does Not Support Biafra Agitators, High Commission Says

Shell Petroleum Caught Lying About Clean-Up Operations, According To Amnesty International

Nigerian Army Detains Four Brothers Two Years Without Trial

Monday, November 02, 2015

Washington Post Article Advises President Buhari On Way Forward

Pan Yoruba's Afenifere Crisis: Fasoranti Snubs Disgruntled Members, Disconnects Mobile Lines

Customs Names Six Deputy Comptrollers, Eight Assistant Comptrollers

Bayelsa Insecurity: Gunmen Kidnap Pastor, 2 Others In Ekeremor, Bayelsa

Governor Amosun Re-Arrests Blogger

Mimiko Government Demolishes Traders’ Goods And Containers In Ondo State

Former NSA Dasuki’s Secret Trial A Dangerous Precedent—NCP

Sunday, November 01, 2015

Things Fall Apart: Afenifere Foremost Leader, Fasoranti Quits Position Over Internal Wrangling

Buhari Rejects PDP Criticism, Vows To Always Tell Nigerians The Truth

Fugitive Oil Tycoon Kola Aluko Admits Paying UK Rent For Alison-Madueke’s Mother