Sahara Reporters Archive for March 2016

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Shiites In Katsina Raise Alarm Over Military Intimidation

Hackers Shut Down 20 Angolan Government Websites

Agip Pipeline Bomber Arrested In Bayelsa State

More ‘Tech Hubs’ To Rise In Africa, Group Predicts

Kachikwu Promises Fuel Scarcity Will End By April 7, Explains How He Will End It

Photos Of Ammunition Being Transported In Casket Are False, According To Army Spokesman

No Room For Anointed Candidate In Ondo APC, Says State Chairman

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Revealed: Positions Allocated To Privileged Relatives Of President Buhari’s Top Officials And Associates In Illegal CBN Employment

Nigeria Fails To Qualify For AFCON After Loss To Egypt

Labour Party Opts Out Of Ondo Council Poll, Warns Mimiko Against Meddling In Its Affairs

Kachikwu Apologizes Over ‘Magician’ Comment, Says Lines Will End By Beginning Of April

Gov. Fayose Attacks Muslim Cleric Sheikh Muhydeen Over Advice To Exercise Decorum

155 Task Force Battalion Clears Terrorists Out Of Dicheri

EgyptAir Hostage Crisis Ends

Copyright Commission Arrests Two DSTV Pirate Syndicates

Agip Pipeline Explosion Kills 3, Injures 7 In Bayelsa State

Monday, March 28, 2016

Ondo State Nurses Continue Protesting Over Unpaid Salaries

No Extradition Order Issued Against Adoke, EFCC And Attorney General Confirm

Nigerian Shiites Deny Kidnapping Army Officer

Group Petitions EFCC On Non-Remittance Of Revenue

Nigerian Lawyer And Politician Tunji Braithwaite Is Dead

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Nigerian Army Officially Confirms Abduction Of Senior Officer

Nigerian Army Colonel Kidnapped In Kaduna

Saturday, March 26, 2016

SANs Warn Against Reckless Anti-Corruption War, Debasement Of Judiciary

Friday, March 25, 2016

Two Confirmed Dead In Underground Tank Accident In Lagos

Kwara Group In Ilorin Stages Protest In Support Of Corruption Trial Of Senate President Saraki

Exposed: Stella Oduah's Fraud At Enugu International Airport

27 States Struggle To Pay Worker Salaries, According To Buhari

The Dangote Paradox By Moses E. Ochonu

Failure To Register BVN Leads Police To Woman’s Secret Grave A Year After Her Death

Okowa’s Thugs, Police And Soldiers Of The 19th Battalion Unleash Terror On Ekpan Community

Police Investigate Collusion Between Ondo State Health Official, Bankers To Steal Nurses’ Salaries

Segun Awolowo's Reign Of Ruin At The Nigerian Export Promotion Council

Police Confirm Arrest Of 4 UNILAG Students At The Graveside Of A Friend Who Died Of "Sniper" Poisoning

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Nigerian Military Forensically Examines New Shekau Video

NEMA DG Calls For More Medical Personnel In IDP Camps

Brussels Attacks Update: Status Of Two Attackers Unknown

Federal Government Orders EFCC To Investigate Kashamu's Firm

Saraki To Face Trial As Code Of Conduct Tribunal Affirms Jurisdiction

Wife Beater Jude Izuakor, Wife Reunite In Court

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Two Top Military Officials Assassinated In Burundi

South African Embassy In Ghana Interrogates 3 Arrested For Subversion

At-large Fugitive Tompolo To Be Tried Separately By EFCC On 22 Counts Of Financial Crime

Federal Government To Hunt Down NYSC Killers

Tragedy Averted As Conoil Tanker Carrying Petrol Tumbles In Akure, Ondo State

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Nigeria Police, Okiro Still Shielding Sam Chukwu, Accused Mastermind Of Kidnappers

Man Arraigned For Calling Kashamu A ‘Drug Baron’

Ondo State Residents Lack Potable Water Despite Government's N3bn Investment In Water Schemes

Ex- President Jonathan’s Uncle Freed By Kidnappers

Bayelsa State Court Sentences Policeman Killer To Death

National Assembly Receives 2016 Budget Report

NYSC Confirms Death Of One Youth During Rivers Rerun Election

Brussels Explosions Leave At Least 31 Dead

Kidnappers Abduct Christian Leaders In Kaduna, Demand N100m Ransom

Brussels Terror Attack: President Buhari Calls For Greater International Cooperation

Monday, March 21, 2016

Billionaire Judge To Rule Tuesday On Saraki’s Application To Quash Corruption Trial

EFCC Might Arraign Kuku 'In Absentia'

Patrice Talon Wins Presidential Election In Benin

Group Petitions ICC To Investigate Zaria Massacre

Nurses Shut Down Ondo Hospital In Protest Over Unpaid Salaries

Troops Kill 19 Boko Haram Militants, Rescue 67 Hostages

Incompetence & Corruption: Group Gives CBN Governor Emefiele 14 Days To Resign, Or Else…

Rivers State INEC Releases Some Rerun Election Results

Armed Robbers Attack Bank, Police Station In Bayelsa State

Cult Group Clash In Owo Kills Five Residents

Sunday, March 20, 2016

VIDEO: Rivers State SSG Kenneth Kobani Speaks After His Release By The Nigerian Army

Governor Wike’s Chief Of Staff Held Over Assassination Attempt On NIMASA DG Dakuku

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Kano APC Chairman Suspended For Alleged Anti-Party Activities

Five Civilians Killed In Boko Haram Raid On Friday, Four Terrorists Apprehended

Polling Delays, Cancellations In Rivers Rerun Postponing INEC’s Announcement Of Winners

Ex-President Obasanjo Has No Regrets And No Apologies For Facilitating A Jonathan Presidency! By Frisky Larr

Friday, March 18, 2016

Illegal Oil Bunkering Convicts Sentenced To Jail, Vessel Forfeited To FG

Osun State Will Not Pay State Workers March Salaries

Ondo State High Court Sentences Man To Death For Armed Robbery

Nigeria’s Secret Police Bars Journalists From Covering Its Activities In Abuja

CBN Employment Scandal: 121 More Names Discovered, Bank Neither Advertised Posts Nor Test Hired Wards Of Political Elite

Nigeria's Senate President Corruption Trial: 80 Lawyers Appear For Saraki At The Code of Conduct Tribunal

Police Contingent Traveling To Rivers For Election Rerun In Auto Accident

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Nigerian Troops Pursue Boko Haram Fighters In Borno

Embattled Enugu Chief Judge Orders Arrest Of Lawyer Who Accused Him Of Ethical Misconduct

Three-Brother Gang Accused Of Terrorizing Residents Of Ojudu, Lagos

I Can't Honor Any Invitation From The DSS, Ekiti SSG

Actress Ibinabo Fiberesima's Bail Application Suffers Setback

Nigerian Secret Police Presents Ekiti Lawmaker Alive

Ghana’s Deputy Attorney-General Calls On ICC To End Selective Prosecutions

EFCC Seeks INTERPOL’s Help To Arrest Adoke, Others

CSNAC Petitions EFCC Over Alleged Diversion Of N1.5bn By FCT Administration

Nigerian Army Major, Three Soldiers Killed In Abonnema Rivers State

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

How Badeh Looted Air Force Funds-Witness

Political Cartoonist Gado Sacked From Kenya Newspaper, Plans To Sue

Heavy Fire At Ondo State Governor's Office Disrupts Meeting With PDP National Chairman

NNPC Denies It Failed To Remit N3.235tr To Govt; Says It Is Only Yet To ‘Reconcile’ N326b

Buhari Promises ‘Decisive’ Punishment In Rivers State Violence

Delta State Education Boards And School Leaders Using Ghost Workers To Defraud Government

Preaching Bill Aims At Curbing Religious Extremism, Kaduna Govt Says

I Usually Helped Badeh Convert N558m From Staff Salaries To Dollars, Witness Tells Court

Troops Clear Bulasari Terrorist Camp

Crisis Looms In Ubulu-Uku As Kingmakers Reject Newly Installed 17 Year-Old King

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Falae Denies EFCC Claims That Over N100 Million Diverted Into His Account From CBN

APC Tells FG To Declare State Of Emergency In Rivers State

Court Grants Oronsaye N10m Bail; Witness Testifies That He Shared N100m With Personal Staff

Group Calls On Kwankwaso To Apologize To Ganduje, Kano State For Misconduct

Former Ekiti State Commissioner Docked For Money-Laundering

Police Shoot Student Returning From JAMB Exam During 12 Mile Clash, Refuse To Assist Him At Their Station

EFCC Files New Evidence Against Badeh, Trial Starts Wednesday

No Justice For The 640 Men And Boys Slain By Military At Giwa Barracks Massacre Two Years Ago

NNPC Didn’t Remit N3.2tn To FG In 2014 – Auditor General

Nigeria’s Central Bank Illegally Hired, Sons, Daughters And Relatives Of Former VP Atiku, IGP Arase, GMD Of NNPC, Minister Of Internal Affairs, Other Top Officials

Monday, March 14, 2016

EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian And Swiss Governments Sign Restitution Agreement On Abacha Loot

Lagos State Government Fires Head Of Building Agency Over Collapsed Building

Rickey Tarfa Docked For Tampering With Justice, EFCC Says

National Assembly Budget To Be Published Next Week

Kaduna APC Slams Senator Sani As ‘Chief Agent Of The 2019 Conspirators’

Minister Of Justice Refutes Claim That Rotimi Jacobs Has Been Dropped As Saraki’s Prosecutor

PDP Victorious In Akwa Ibom And Cross River State Re-Run Elections

Yunusa Dahiru Remanded In Prison As Prosecutors Seek Secret Trial In Bayelsa State

Judge Orders Release Of Dasuki’s Military Aide

N2bn Bail: Badeh Rejects Prison’s Food, Yet To Meet Bail Conditions

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Presidency Denies Cancellation of Nigeria’s Participation In India-Africa Summit

How Saraki Turned Emir Of Ilorin Into A ‘Houseboy’

NDLEA Busts Major Methamphetamine Lab In Delta State, Arrests Four Mexicans, Four Nigerians

Saturday, March 12, 2016

VP Osinbajo’s Trip To India Cancelled Due To Protocol Error, Plus Realization Saraki Would Be Acting President

Ondo Assembly Jacks Up 2016 Budget By N5billion Before Passing It Into Law

Nigeria’s Solicitor General, Director Of Public Prosecutions Fingered In Plot To Scuttle Saraki’s Trial

Nigerian Army Clears Out Boko Haram Camps, Arrest Logistics Officer

Kano APC Withdraws Position To Discipline Kwankwaso

Gunmen Attack UBA Branch In Bayelsa, Cart Away ATM Machines

Former Delta State Governor Felix Ibru Is Dead

Friday, March 11, 2016

Nigerian Troops Sack Boko Haram Camp, Kill Insurgents In A Series Of Attacks

Kwankwaso Denies Accusations Of Misconduct

Inside Saraki’s Latest Legal Maneuvers To Frustrate Corruption Trial

U.S. General Says Boko Haram Still Holds Territory In Nigeria

Federal Government Blames Power Outages On Gas Failures, Vandalization And Sabotage

CEO And Contractor Responsible For Lekki Building Collapse Remanded Into Police Custory

South Sudanese Government Forces Deliberately Suffocated At Least 60 Men And Boys

Lekki Gardens MD Docked Over Fatal Building Collapse

Senate President Bukola Saraki’s Corruption Trial Postponed As His Lawyers Challenge Jurisdiction Of Tribunal

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Ghanaian Appeal Court Rules Against State In Woyome Case

Octogenarian Missing After Soldiers Beat Up Protesting Women In Delta, Threaten To Kill Journalists

Tinubu’s Daughter Leads Protest At APC Headquarters

Collapsed Building: Lekki Gardens MD Detained, To Be Prosecuted Soon

EFCC Invites Skye Bank MD For Questioning In Non-Compliance With TSA Of N6.3 Billion

Kano APC To Discipline Senator Kwankwaso For Misconduct

Delta State Government To Rehabilitate Ese Oruru

Lagos Building Collapse Death Toll Rises To 34

Buhari Appoints Peterside, Rivers APC Candidate, As Director General Of NIMASA | TheCable

Lagos Internal Revenue Service Relationship With Tinubu's Alpha Beta Remains Unclear

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Buhari Orders Re-Negotiation Of MTN's N780b Fine

Ondo Lawmakers Break Into Factions As Aggrieved Members Reverse Speaker's Impeachment

Contractor Of Collapsed Lagos Building Arrested As Death Toll Reaches 30

DSS Agents Attached To Senate President Saraki Go Unprosecuted For Role In Massive Forex Heist Last Year

Rickey Tarfa And Joseph Nwobike Arraigned In Court, Plead Not Guilty

At Least 24 Reported Dead After Building Collapse, Reports NEMA

Workers Shut Down NNPC Over Reforms

Air Onslaught: Boko Haram Terrorists Abandon Iza Camp

President Buhari To Attend Nuclear Security Summit In Washington End of March

Abducted Zimbabwean Pro-Democracy Activist’s Whereabouts Still Unknown One Year On

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

Details Reveal General Abubakar Died En Route To Yobe State

Ex-Niger Delta Minister Orubebe Re-Arraigned

Nigerian Army General Who Led War Against Boko Haram Dies In Auto Crash

EFCC Arrests Oronsaye Again, To Be Docked For 419

Retired Labor Unionists Protest Mimiko’s Government For Refusal To Pay Pensions

Ese’s Mother Aware Of My Intimacy With Her Daughter, Yunusa Dahiru Declares

How We Stopped Ribadu From Withdrawing For Buhari In 2011 – Tinubu

Nigeria Welcomes Swiss Offer To Repatriate New $321m Abacha Loot

Monday, March 07, 2016

Switzerland To Return Confiscated Abacha Funds To Nigeria

Mourners, Friends Condole Family Of Late Minister James Ocholi

Chief Justice Of Nigeria Supports Social Media Repression Bill During Public Forum

Motorist Slams Into Yobe State Deputy Governor's Official Vehicle

Retired Cleaner Donates Pension To Support President Buhari’s Anti-Corruption War

Coalition Petitions Anti-Corruption Committee Over Justice Auta's Alleged Misconduct

Bayelsa State Residents Groan From Blackouts, Fuel Scarcity

Gunmen Kidnap Kano Lawmaker's Stepmother, Demand N50m Ransom

Former Nigerian Chief Of Defense Alex Badeh Sent To Kuje Prison For Corruption

Senate President Saraki Bribes Judicial Reporters Ahead Of Corruption Trial

Sunday, March 06, 2016

Hospitalized Wife Of Nigeria’s Junior Minister For Labor James Ocholi Dead

Nigeria's Junior Labor Minister James Ocholi And Son Perish In Auto Crash, Wife In Critical Condition

Nigerian Security Forces Rescue Kidnapped Lagos School Girls | TheCable

Saturday, March 05, 2016

Ibrahim Magu’s EFCC Toothless Bulldog: Obasanjo

‘No Space For Opposition’ In Ondo State, Mimiko Says

Why Saraki Changed His Lawyers, Chose Kanu Agabi, Who Worked With Chairman Of CCT And Rotimi Jacobs, The FG Prosecutor

EFCC To Support Kano State Anti-Corruption Commission, According To Magu

Lawyer Accuses Chief Judge Of Enugu Of Misconduct, Abuse Of Office

Friday, March 04, 2016

Allegations Of Abuse In Nigeria Taekwondo Federation Go Uninvestigated

Police Arrest 105 Suspects For Mile 12 Market Clash

Court Rejects Ex-Defense Chief Badeh’s Application For Bail

EFCC Arrests Ebonyi Speaker For N60m Fraud

Buhari's Honeymoon Is Over As Popularity Slips, According To GAIN Poll

Ondo State Bans Activities Of Fulani Nomadic Herdsmen, Threatens To Arrest Defaulters

Gov Oshiomhole Slams Dino Melaye, Says He Is A Lunatic Without A Matrimonial Life

Thursday, March 03, 2016

Kano-Port Harcourt Train Passengers Narrowly Escape Death

9 Burnt, 4 Injured, Including Students In ‘Deadly’ Ondo Road Accident

Dickson Begins Investigation Into Abduction Of Ese Oruru

NNPC To Be Split Into 30 Profitable Companies, Says Kachikwu

Delta PASAN Seals Up Assembly Chambers, Chases Out Speaker, Other Members

Nigerian Immigration Job Scam: Court Frees Abba Moro From Prison | TheCable

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

U.S. Elections Explained: Delegates And Super Tuesday

Britain Has Helped Us To ‘Touch The Untouchables’, Says Magu

Diezani No-Show At NASS Hearing On Oil Fraud

Youth Coalition Protests Agatu Killings, Demand Action By Federal Government

How Suswam Diverted Proceeds From Sales Of Benue Shares - Witness

Bayelsa State Government Denies Attacking Protesting Pensioners

Chain Of Fraud: EFCC Unveils Criminal Conspiracy Between Corrupt Judges And Lawyer Rickey Tarfa

CNPP Withdraws Participation From Local Government Poll In Ondo State

CSNAC Names Patience Jonathan, Others As Responsible For Political Killings In Rivers State

National Judicial Council Heavily Slams Judge Ofili-Ajumogobia, Puts Her On “Watch-List”, Terminates Promotion Prospects

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Ghanaian Policy Expert Kicks Against New ‘Spy Bill’

How Delta State Governor Okowa Used DESOPADEC Funds To Revive Ibori’s Daily Independent Newspaper

Three Students Abducted By Gunmen In Lagos State

Ex-VP Of Zimbabwe Launches Opposition Party Against ZANU-PF

Lawsuits Filed Against Shell For Niger Delta Oil Spills

Business As Usual As #NoBankingDay Boycott Struggles To Mobilize Supporters

Fresh Dust Raised Over Supreme Court Decision On Rivers Guber Election -Role Of Ex-Governor Peter Odili & Wife Questioned

Ex-Governor Akpabio Named In N310m Vehicle Scam Involving Jide Omokore And Secondus

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