Sahara Reporters Archive for November 2016

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Federal University of Technology Akure Suspends Protesting Union Leaders, 20 Others

Rogue Lawyer, Emeka Ugwuonye, Dupes Young Client Through Company Registration

Dariye's Trial: Court Admits Documents On Payment Of N250m To Private Company

Cultist Lover Kills Final Year Delta Polytechnic Student

Disunity Within Organized Labor Delaying Minimum Wage Review, Wabba Says

76 Dead After Brazilian Football Team’s Plane Crashes In Colombia

Non-Academic Staff Union Leader Hit By FUTA Vice Chancellor’s Car Hospitalised

Monday, November 28, 2016

Suspect Killed After Driving Into Crowd, Stabbing People At Ohio State University

Nigeria's Judiciary Bribery And Corruption: Court Grants Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia And Senior Lawyer Obla Bail

Militant Group Claims Responsibility For Sunday Pipeline Blast In Delta State

Federal Government To Build 1,000-km Pipeline To Import Crude Oil From Niger Republic

Corruption Charges Against Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia

Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia Arraigned In Court

Controversy Trails Sale Of Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria Quarters At Ikeja GRA

Vice Chancellor Of Federal University of Technology Akure Arrested For Deliberately Crushing NASU Staff With His Vehicle

Governor Mimiko Backs Down, Congratulates Akeredolu As Governor-elect

Nigerian Communications Commission Board: How Saraki Unilaterally Revoked Senate Confirmation Of Buhari's Aide Obono-Obla

INEC Rigged Ondo Election For APC—Governor Fayose

Sunday, November 27, 2016

We're Studying The Election Results, Jegede Says

Explosion Rocks Delta State Pipeline

Tinubu Congratulates Akeredolu, Gives Buhari Credit For Party's Victory

Ondo State Election 'Largely Credible,' Civil Society Group Says

Majority Of Nigerians Lukewarm On Trump, Not Supportive Of $30b Loan Request, Poll Finds

Jimoh Ibrahim Congratulates Akeredolu, Mocks Mimiko

Troops Kill 30 Terrorists In Failed Ambush

Eight College Of Education Staff Die In Road Accident

APC Candidate Akeredolu Wins Ondo Governorship Election

Saturday, November 26, 2016

APC Candidate Akeredolu Leads In Ondo Governorship Election

#OndoDecides: Live Results Of Ondo Governorship Election

N4.7b Fraud: Court Rejects Ladoja’s Bid To Stop EFCC From Re-opening Case Against Him

Defence Headquarters Warns Nigerians Of Criminals Disguised As Military Personnel

Fresh Attack In Kaduna Claims Four Lives

Former Aviation Minister Hirse Who Was Kidnapped At President Buhari Cousin's Home In Kaduna Has Regained Freedom – Family

TY Danjuma Sick, Flown Out Of Nigeria

Friday, November 25, 2016

Former Cuban President Fidel Castro Is Dead

Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia Cannot Explain How She Earned N313m—EFCC

No Padding Of 2017 Budget, Buhari Assures

EFCC Detains Former Skye Bank Chairman Tunde Ayeni Over N1bn Bribe To Ex-FCT Minister

Thursday, November 24, 2016

You're Grandfather Of Corruption, House of Reps Tells Obasanjo

Inside The Nasty Twitter Fight Between Femi Fani-Kayode And Jimoh Ibrahim

Two Nigerian Soldiers Dead, Four Injured In Boko Haram Attack

#OndoDecides: Eyitayo Jegede Seeks For The Postponement Of Saturday Guber Poll

Ondo Factional PDP Ask INEC To Postpone Election By Thirty Days

Probe Obasanjo’s $16b Spending On Electricity, SERAP Tells Chief Justice of Nigeria

Inter-ethnic Clash Looms In Delta State Over Alleged Killing, Kidnapping Of Urhobo By Ijaw

Thunderstorm Hits Enugu Airport

Suicide Bomb Attack Kills 2 At Motorpark In Maiduguri

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Boko Haram Terrorists' Days Are Numbered, Army Says

Lagos Scraps Monthly Sanitation Day

Police Rescue 41 Kidnapped Persons In Zamfara State

Court Of Appeal Restores Eyitayo Jegede As PDP Candidate In Ondo Guber Election

Police Arrest Ex-soldier For Car Snatching In Delta

US-based Nigerians Write Donald Trump, Demand Equitable Treatment

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission Has No Plan To Postpone Ondo Guber Election, Says Yakubu

Olukoya Set To Lose Mountain Of Fire Prayer City Along Lagos-Ibadan Highway As Court Returns Land To Original Owners

Gov. Amosun, Fayemi Planning Massive Clampdown On AD Leaders, Party Claims

Shell In Court Over Niger Delta Oil Spills

Nigerian Air Force Attacks Boko Haram Locations In Northern Borno

OndoDecides: Police Deploys 26,000 Officers For Guber Poll

Six Cameroonian Troops Killed In Boko Haram Attack

Fourteen Police Officers Fired For Misconduct

Supreme Court Orders Expeditious Hearing Of Eyitayo Jegede’s Petition At Court Of Appeal

Nigerians Mourn Cab Driver Fatally Shot In North Carolina

Monday, November 21, 2016

2000 Nigerians Are Being Tortured In Chinese Prison, Former Prisoner Says

Government Officials, Dignitaries Desert Emeka Offor At Father’s Burial

Recession Continues As Nigeria Records Third Consecutive Quarter Of Negative Growth

Federal Court Rejects Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia's Motion Seeking Release From Custody

Justice Olatoregun’s Absence Stalls Hearing On Jauro Plea Bargain Report

Jet Fuel Scarcity: Air Travel Grounded In Abuja On Sunday

Justice Ngwuta Arraigned, Pleads Not Guilty

Achebe Family Denies Any Link To “Chinua Achebe Center” That Urged World Bank Not To Grant Loan To Nigeria

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Buhari Employs 200,000 Graduates

Gunmen Storm Mamman Daura's House, Abduct Ambassador Hirse

New Army Division In Port Harcourt To Secure Niger Delta

Tompolo Denies Involvement In Planned Niger Delta Attacks

APC Rejects Calls For Postponement Of Ondo Guber Election

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Tinubu, APC Governors A No-Show As Buhari Urges Ondo Voters To Vote Akeredolu As Next Governor

Nigeria's Opposition Party PDP Calls For postponement Of Ondo Election

Nigeria's Opposition Part PDP Calls For postponement Of Ondo Election

Caverton Helicopters Sacks 150 As Workers' Unions Threaten To Shut Down Operations

Friday, November 18, 2016

End Of The Road For Mimiko's Candidate As Court Of Appeal Aborts Ondo PDP Guber Judgement

Court Of Appeal To Rule for Eyitayo Jegede As Jimoh Ibrahim’s Team Alleges Gov. Mimiko Bribed Judges

Suicide Bombers Detonate Explosives At Federal High Court In Maiduguri, But Thwarted By Alert Security

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Delta Speaker In Brawl With Staff As Plans To Impeach Speaker Thickens

Bayelsa Politics Forces Radio Nigeria To Shut Down Over Rent

UN Expert Seeks Explanation For Otodo Gbame Evictions

Supermarket Staff Remanded In Prison Custody Despite Committing No Offense

Saraki Asks Media, Politicians To Stop Speculating About His Meetings With President

PDP Leadership Crisis: Makarfi And Sheriff Renew Hostilities

ICPC Opens Case Against NIHSA Ex-DG For Mismanagement Of N603m Fraud

Corrupt Nigerians Are Fighting My Government, Buhari Tells US Secretary Of State John Kerry

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Former Abia State Governor Kalu Defects To APC

Rickey Tarfa Faces Fresh Charge

Buhari Reiterates Nigeria's Commitment To Addressing Climate Change At Morocco Conference

Arik Air Scales Down Flights Due To Aviation Fuel Scarcity

Ghana Decides: Presidential Ballot Paper Printing Begins

Mobile Police Officers Seen Burning Homes In Otodo-Gbame

Police Arrest 3-man Gang Plotting To Kidnap Businessman Femi Otedola

You Must Face Justice, Hafsat Abiola Tells Al-Mustapha

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Former VP Atiku Haunted By His Corruption Demons, Governor El-Rufai Says

Missing Nigerian Journalist Found Dead

Zenith Bank Fires Man Who Allegedly Battered Wife

Ghana Decides: Candidate Profile: Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings

Dasuki Rejects Federal Government's Offer To Attend Father's Burial

Scrap Nigerian Senate, Group Demands, As It Occupies National Assembly Complex In Abuja

Ghana Decides: UK and US Embassies Threaten Visa Ban Over Election Violence

Controversial FAAN MD’s Chief Of Staff Prepares To Move To SON For Two Years

Boko Haram Terrorists Kill Another Army Officer In Borno

Gunmen Kill Scores In Kaduna Villages

Two Killed, Scores Wounded As Boko Haram Burn Down Borno Village

Fear Of EFCC Causes Stampede at Kano Sharia Court

The Story Of A Crook Posing As SaharaReporters' Correspondent In Abuja

Gunmen Abduct 72-year-old Retired High School Principal In Bayelsa

Former Sultan And Father Of Detained National Security Adviser Dasuki Dies

Monday, November 14, 2016

Ericsson To Sack Nigerians, Outsource Jobs To India By End Of November

How Justice Ademola, Wife Collected N597m Bribe

Student Protesters Shut Down Ambrose Ali University

Fireworks In Court As Fani-Kayode’s Absence Stalls Trial

Distress Hits Heritage Bank, CBN In Cover-up Mode

Boko Haram Factional Leader Shekau Claims Credit For Lt. Col. Ali’s Death, Vows To Confront Donald Trump

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Niger Delta Avengers: Why Oil Sabotage Continues

The Leadership Crisis In PDP Will Soon End, Says Sheriff

Buhari To Attend Climate Change Conference In Morocco

Disaster Averted As Arik Air Aircraft Loses Engine Mid-Air Between Lagos And Jos

Nigerian Air Force Undertakes Patrol Of Abuja-Kaduna Railway

Buhari Approves Mass Sack In FAAN, NCAA, NAMA

How Chinese-owned Huawei Mistreats Its Staff And The Nigerian State

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Col. Umar To Sue MTN Over Fraudulent Deductions, Unsolicited SMS

Northerners Accuse Fayemi Of Executing Yoruba Agenda In Ministry Of Mines And Steel Development

Akinsola Akinfemiwa, Heritage Bank Chair, Senior Lawyer In A Fight To A Finish With A Businessman

Friday, November 11, 2016

NDLEA Charges Five NAHCO Staff With Ephedrine Smuggling At Abuja Airport

Kano High Court Jails Abdulkareem for Land Scam

We ‘ll Form The Next Government In Ondo State-APC

Three Suicide Bombers Killed In Maiduguri

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Nigerian To Be Executed In Singapore For Drug Trafficking

EFCC Obtains Remand Warrant For Ofili-Ajumogobia, Godwin Obla

Senate Reject FIRS Request For N2.3b For Cars

Prof. Sagay Dismisses Allegations By Troubled Supreme Court Justices Against Minister Amaechi

Buhari Swears In New Chief Justice Of Nigeria

Court Grants Fani-Kayode N50million Bail, To Be Remanded In Kuje Prison If...

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

#NotMyPresident: Anti-Trump Protests Spreading Across U.S

Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia Fails To Show Properties She Claimed Her Mother Gave Her After Two Days Traveling With EFCC To Benin And Asaba

Delta State Commissioner Of Police Frees 2 Policemen Arrested For Kidnapping

Islamic Movement Of Nigeria Fears Attacks During Arba’een Ceremonies

Buhari, Other APC Figures To Flag Off Party’s Governorship Campaign In Ondo State

Niger Delta Militant Group Surrenders Weapons To Demonstrate Acceptance Of Amnesty

I’ll Tear My Green Card The Day Donald Trump Will Be Sworn In As US President – Soyinka Speaks Exclusively To THE INTERVIEW MAGAZINE

Hillary Clinton's Concession Speech (Text And Video)

Military Eliminates 13 Terrorists In Kangarwa

Nigerian Preacher TB Joshua Deletes Post ‘Prophesizing’ Clinton Victory

Donald Trump's Victory Speech (Text And Video)

President Buhari Congratulates U.S. President-Elect Donald Trump

In Upset, Republican Donald Trump Emerges US President-Elect

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

EFCC Interrogates Godwin Obla, The Lawyer Who Paid N5 Million Into Account Linked To Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia

PDP Inaugurates Committee To Regain Power In 2019

Panic At Lagos Airport As Nigerian Air Force Carries Out Counter-Terrorism Exercise

Two Nigerian-Americans Arrested For Credit Card Forgery

Americans Head To The Polls For Historic Election

Soldiers, Civilians Apprehensive Over Boko Haram A Day After Tearful Burial Of Col. Abu Ali, Six Other Slain Troops

Gunmen Kill Over 40 In Zamfara Mining Field

Monday, November 07, 2016

PDP Crisis: Jimoh Ibrahim Says He Wants No Reconciliation

Nigerian Air Force Repels Boko Haram Attack On Ground Forces At Kangarwa In Borno State

Ondo State Alliance For Democracy Guber Candidate, Olusola Oke, Accused Of N155m NDDC Fraud

Petrol Subsidy Returns As Nigeria Pays N28 Per Liter To Avoid Civil Uprising

Fearing For His Safety, Rep. Jibrin Flees Nigeria

EFCC Quizzes Delta State Board Executive Secretary, Two Former DLA Directors, Over Embezzlement

NAHCO Board Sacks MD Over Fraud As Company Loses Clients

Ex-Militant Tom Ateke Disowns Millionaire Armed Robber

Saraki Lied Over Lagos Property, Used Bank Loans To Pay Off Other Loans – Witness Tells Tribunal

Sunday, November 06, 2016

#OndoDecides: Buoyed By Outreach To Buruji Kashamu, Governor Mimiko Brags About Getting His Stooge, Jegede Back On The Ballot

Lawyers Blast Ex-President Jonathan: 'Your Human Rights Record Was Wretched'

Code Of Conduct Tribunal To Resume Saraki Hearings On Monday

Emeka Offor Finally Fixes Father’s Burial Date, Boasts Archbishop Of Canterbury Would Attend

Police Deploy 100 Women Officers To IDP Camp In Wake Of Sexual Abuse Report

Troops Rescue 85 Boko Haram Hostages

Saturday, November 05, 2016

EFCC Arrests Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia's Brother Who Wired $150,000 Into Her Account

EFCC Seizes International Passport of APC Legal Adviser Over Bribery Of Judges

Rescued Chibok Girl Reveals Her Boko Haram "Husband" Has Been Killed In Battle

Boko Haram Terrorists Ambush Nigerian Troops, Kill Gallant Officer Abu Ali

Nigerian Troops Rescue One More Chibok Girl

Friday, November 04, 2016

Former Defense Minister Obanikoro Released On Bail After refunding N100m

Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agents Arrest Four Persons Attempting To Smuggle Drugs To China, Indonesia, Qatar

Governor Mimiko Faces Multimillion-Dollar Lawsuit In US Court Over Breach of Contract

#GhanaDecides: Parliamentary Ballot Papers Printing Underway - EC Boss

Former Oceanic Bank Staff Bags 195 Years In Prison For Stealing N21m

Thursday, November 03, 2016

Gunmen Abduct Ekiti State Administrative Secretary Of INEC

Quacks Are Only Paraded, Not Prosecuted By Alex Abutu

Nigerian Troops Avert Boko Haram’s Infiltration Into Brimari, Kill Two Insurgents

Fraud Suspect Dudafa's Lawyer Bullies Journalists At Federal High Court In Lagos

Nigeria Files N2.2billion Fraud Charges Against Supreme Court’s Chief Registrar, Two Others

Five Suspects In Bridget Agbahime Murder Case Declared Innocent

Gambian Goalkeeper Dies Migrating To Europe

African Development Bank Approves $600m Loan To Nigeria

Kano NGO Challenges EFCC, Details How Former Governor Kwankwaso Left With 8 Armored Cars As Pension Benefit

Police Panel To Investigate Sexual Abuse At IDP Camps

Ogun State Workers Suspend Strike

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Court Declares Four Companies Guilty In Connection To $15m Fraud

Nigerian Senate Threatens To Suspend Sittings Over Inconclusive Rivers Election

Militants Blow Up Crude Oil Export Line At NPDC's Flow Station In Delta State

Lagos Police DPO Jailed For Killing An Occupy Nigeria Demonstrator Gets Judgment Day For Appeal

Rumbles In FAAN Over Improper Staff Placement, Quota Manipulation

Ondo Governor Mimiko's Political Aides Resign To Join APC

Police Disperse 'Free Zakzaky' Protesters With Tear Gas In Abuja

Buhari To Resubmit $30b Loan Plan To Senate, Lai Mohammed Says

Fani-Kayode To Be Arraigned On November 10, EFCC Says

Nigeria's Secret Police Gives Each Family Missing Officers N250,000 For Burial, But No Bodies

N1b Fraud: ICPC Presents Witness, 15 Exhibits Against Former Zamfara State Governor Sani Yerima

Chef Of NNPC Managing Director Esther Ogbue Absconds With $6m In Cash And Jewelry

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Niger Delta Stakeholders Present 16-Point Demands To President Buhari

President Buhari’s New Son-In-Law Under EFCC Investigation For N3billion Fraud

Former Minister Obanikoro’s N40m Refund Check To EFCC Bounces

Police Smuggle Suspect-Officer In Roadside Killing Out Of LASUTH

Fraud In Meteorological Agency As Acting Director Claims Two Birth Places

Charles Okah's Trial Stalled Again

Car Bomb Near Military Checkpoint Kills 4 In Borno

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