Sahara Reporters Archive for January 2017

Monday, January 30, 2017

Students Name Feb 6 For Mass Protest Of Fee Hike In Ogun State

U.K. Parliament To Debate Cancellation Of Trump's State Visit After Petition Gains 1.4m Signatures

Two Suspects Arrested Over Quebec Mosque Attack

Police Seal Off Ondo State House Of Assembly As Leadership Crisis Intensifies

Nigerian Airlines Sell N330.5bn Tickets In Nine Months

Nigerian Customs Intercepts 661 Rifles In Lagos

24 Vie For Somalia Presidency

Saraki, Dogara, 2 Others Accused Of Stealing N630m By Paying Rent To Themselves

One Million Sign Petition To Stop Trump From Visiting UK

N15m Fraud Scandal: Ondo Assembly Suspends Impeached Speaker

Trump Defends Executive Order On Immigration Amid Mounting Criticism

Sunday, January 29, 2017

N15m Fraud: Ondo Assembly Says Speaker Remains Impeached

CSNAC Calls For Investigation Into Industrial Court Over Ruling On Corrupt INEC Staff

Beyond The Killings: Untold Stories Of Farm Invasions In Niger State

Fire Breaks Out At NNPC Depot In Suleja

Wife Of Sports Minister Solomon Dalung Dies

World WrapperMan Completes 506 Km Race, Laments Lack Of Support

President Donald Trump To Ban 2-year Multiple Entry Visa For Nigerians -TheCable

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Students Activists Demand Proper Funding For Tai Solarin University Of Education

Rivers State, Owner Of Armored Helicopters, Says It Offered Them To Nigeria Air Force

Nigerian Customs Impound Two Bell helicopters Belonging To The Rivers State Govt At Lagos Airport

Friday, January 27, 2017

Arrest, Prosecute Former Governor Uduaghan For Corruption, Deltans Demand

Defence Headquarters Exposes Female Suicide Bombers'

Court Fines National Open University Of Nigeria For Wasting Rusticated Students' Time

Kaduna State College of Education Denies Killing Of Students By Herdsmen, Accuses Vanguard Reporter Of Fabricating Story

Nigerian Aviation News Round Up

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Fuel Scarcity Looms In Akure As Product Sells For N200 Per Liter

Anti-Graft Commission Recovers 40 Stolen Government Vehicles

Ogun State Governor Amosun Gets Nod For N65b Loan

Organized Labor Seeks Reinstatement Of Sacked FMC Owerri Workers

U.S. Court Dismisses Kashamu’s Lawsuit Against American Government

Civil Society Group Urges Prosecution Of Reigners’ Bible Church Leadership Over Church Collapse

Fuel Subsidy Fraudsters Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

How NIMASA Funds Were Shared Among Top Officials - Witness

First Bank Executive Director Says EFCC Coerced Him To Remit $40 Million

How Money Moved From NAF Account To ‘Fictitious’ Oil And Gas Companies

Local Government Workers Protest Over Nonpayment Of Leave Bonuses

Al-Shabaab Attacks Mogadishu Hotel, Kills At Least 28

EFCC Re-Arraigns Ex-Air Force Chief Umar Over N9.7b Fraud

Dasuki Trial Adjourned To March 2017

Adama Barrow To Return To The Gambia Thursday

Ogun Assembly, Amosun At War Over Governor's Desire To Borrow N65b

Police Break Up Shiites’ Protest At National Assembly Complex

Arrested ‘UNILAG’ Students Did Not Attack Vice Chancellor – Witnesses

Borno Police Commissioner Confirms Fresh Abduction Of 7 Women, 3 Deaths In Askira/Uba

Suicide Bombers' Attempts on Mosque and Security Post Foiled In Borno

Boko Haram Suicide Bomber Attack Home Of Civilian JTF Commander

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

The Gambia Revokes State Of Emergency As Country Recovers From Jammeh Crisis

MPC Retains Monetary Policy Rate At 14 Percent

Nigeria Customs Service Sacks 48 Officers, Retires 11

Court Affirms Dasuki's Bail In Arm Deal Trial

Charles Okah Handcuffed, Put In Solitary Confinement At Kuje Prisons

EFCC Told Me To Implicate Goodluck Jonathan, Alleges Former Special Assistant Dudafa

Monday, January 23, 2017

VP Osinbajo, Afe Babalola, Wole Olanipekun, Others For Lagos Justice Summit

STAFEC Petitions Governor Amosun Over ‘Heavy Extortion’ Of Students, Demands Free And Accessible Education

Delta Lawmaker In Fake Customs Recruitment Scam, May Be Arrested

236 Killed In IDP Camp Bombing, Kala-Balge LGA Chair Says

Kogi State Sets Up Appeal Panel To Vet Ghost Workers

Committee On Diaspora Urges Nigerians To Stop Going To Libya

Osogbo Students Call For Probe Of Police Officers Who Shot Two Students

PHOTONEWS: Diezani Multi Million Mansions In Dubai

Former Lagos Governor Bola Tinubu’s Private Jet Accused Of Ferrying Yahya Jammeh’s Loot Out Of The Gambia

Sunday, January 22, 2017

​Education Rights Campaign Kicks Against High Fee For New Students In Ondo 

Cameroon Judge Arrested In Crackdown

BBOG Reiterates Demand For Rescue Of Remaining Chibok Girls, Tells President Buhari To Stop Giving Excuses

Former Senate President, Ken Nnamani, Returns To Politics, Joins APC

Fatal Accident Kills 7 In Bauchi State

Unknown Gunmen Attack Village In Kaduna, Kill 13-Year-Old

Civil Society Group Urges EFCC To Re-Investigate CCT Chair Umar

Nigerian Air Force Investigative Panel Visits Borno State

Yahya Jammeh's Last Moments On Gambian Soil Before Going On Exile

VIDEO: Nigerian Priest Apostle Johnson Suleiman Asking His Church Members To Kill Fulani Herdsmen

Full Details Of Deal Yahya Jammeh Signed Before Standing Down

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Buhari Media Aides Dispel Death Rumor On Twitter

Federal Airports Authority Dismisses Mid-Level Staff Who Misappropriated N70m, Refuses To Confiscate Property

Chief Of Army Staff Harassment Of Premium Times Publishers: FCT Police Command Curiously Sues For Peace After Public Outrage

NBA Plans To Meet Buhari Over Delay In Appointing Substantive Chief Justice Of Nigeria

VIDEO: Disgraced Gambian Dictator Yahaya Jammeh Announces He Is Finally Leaving Power

President Buhari Resubmits Ibrahim Magu’s Name As EFCC Chairman

Friday, January 20, 2017

Finally Disgraced Out O Power, Gambian Dictator Yayha Jammeh Leaves Banjul Today Into Exile

Nigerian Troops Attack IPOB Solidarity Rally For Donald Trump In Port Harcourt

What We Saw In Sambisa Forest-BBOG

NDLEA Nabs Textile Trader With $1.4m Meth At Abuja Airport

Nigerian Civil Society Groups Stage Resistance Protest Against Donald Trump As He Gets Inaugurated

Bribe-Seeking Police In Lagos Instigate Mob To Beat Motorcyclist To Coma For Resisting Extortion

Gov El Rufai Should Prosecute Murderers Of 347 Shiites And 204 People In Southern Kaduna

Fuel Subsidy Scam: Court Adjourns Trial Of Oil Marketer

Nigerian Writers Urge President Buhari To Halt Harassment Of Journalists

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Police Arrest/ Release Premium Times Publisher Dapo Olorunyomi

Nigerian Air Force To Investigate Rann Accidental Air Strike

Police Raid PREMIUM TIMES Head Office; Arrest Publisher, Journalist

Adama Barrow Sworn In As Gambian President In Senegal

Gambian President-Elect Barrow To Be Inaugurated In Senegal

President Buhari Departs Abuja On Medical Vacation, Hands Over To VP Osinbajo

Gambian Dictator Yayha Jammeh’s Lawyer Flees To Senegal, Tells Him To Step Aside

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Top Staff Members Of OSOPADEC Arrested In Akure

Senegalese Troops Advance To Gambian Border

IDP Camp Bomb: Buhari Sends Delegation

The Gambian Parliament Extends President Jammeh's Term As Regional Force Prepares For Military Intervention

AIG Zone 5 Travelers Stranded As Delta Women Barricade East-West Road Over Fulani Herdsmen Killings

Islamic Movement In Nigeria Restates Demand For El-Zakzaky’s Release

Police Authorities Send Lagos CP Back To School

Gunshots Rock Kano As Road Transport Workers Clash With Traffic Officials

US Tells Yahya Jammeh: Leave Power Now

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Delta Traditional Rulers Walk Out On Vice President Osibanjo, Accuse Him Of Treating Them Shabbily

Fani-Kayode Wants Judge Handling Money Laundering Case To Step Aside, Transfer Case To Abuja

Nigeria Airforce Bombs Refugee Camp, Kills At Least 200

The Gambia Crisis: Four Ministers Resign, Jammeh Declares State Of Emergency

Nigerian Fighter Jet Misfires, Kills More Than 100 Civilians

Police Arrest Ali Modu Sheriff's Media Aide

Relocation Of Abuja Airport To Cost N1.1b

Boko Haram Claims Responsibility For Attack On Nigerian University Of Maiduguri

Monday, January 16, 2017

Jammeh Begs Sirleaf, ECOWAS To Let Court Determine His Fate

Gambian President-Elect Adama Barrow’s Son Killed By Dog

Saturday, January 14, 2017

The Second Niger Bridge To The Future By Sonala Olumhense

Friday, January 13, 2017

Fuel Subsidy Scammer Ugo-Ngali Slumps As Court Finds Her Guilty In N1.9billion Fraud Trial

How Lagos Commissioner Of Police Connived With Assailants Of SaharaReporters Founder On Petition Alleging "Criminal Defamation"

Nigerian Govt. Says 204 Killed In Southern Kaduna Crisis - Premium Times

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Abuja Airport Repairs To Cost N5.8b

Nigerian Army Not Planning Military Action In The Gambia

President Buhari To Travel To The Gambia, Mali

U.S. Blocks $550m Abacha Loot

SaharaReporters Founder Meets With Nigerian Police, Rejects Mediation

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Nigerian Senate Confirms Anthony Ayine As New Auditor-General

Army Recovers Corpses Of Soldiers, Arrests, Kills Terrorists

NUPENG Begins Warning Strike, Threatens Nationwide Strike

Ndume Accepts Fate, Welcomes Lawan

CSNAC Asks EFCC To Investigate Army General Over Alleged Multi-Billion Naira Fraud

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

How Nigeria’s Chief Justice Onnonghen Punctured Yahya Jammeh’s Election Court Challenge

DESOPADEC Workers Protest Against Okowa, Management, Lock Out MD, Commissioners

Metuh’s Absence Stalls Fraud Trial

FG Needs To Remove More Incompetent Directors In Aviation Sector, Union Leader Says

Ijaw Youth Council Wants FG To Jettison Probe Of Malabu Scandal

Secret Trial Of Nnamdi Kanu Begins

Ladoke Akintola University Of Technology Students Occupy Oyo State Governor's Office To Seek Reopening of Their School

Monday, January 09, 2017

Tsunami In Aviation Sector As Minister Sacks Agency Heads

Buhari Orders Immediate Removal Of Financial Reporting Council Secretary Obazee Over Pastor Adeboye's Retirement Saga

World Wrapper Man To Race From Lagos To Delta State For Charity

Nigerian Aviation Expert Laments NCAA's Weak Regulation Of Industry

NUPENG To Commence Warning Strike On January 11

The Gambia: West African Leaders Hold Closed-Door Meeting

Sunday, January 08, 2017

Delta Monarch Intimidates, Threatens Hospital Staff To Reelect Corrupt Former MD

Akufo-Addo Takes Oath As Ghana's New President

The Gambia: President Buhari To Host ECOWAS Leaders In Abuja On Monday

Former Niger State Governor Kure Is Dead

Cote d’Ivoire: Soldiers, Government Reach Deal To End Mutiny

Three Police Officers, Others Killed In Adamawa Herdsmen Attack

Abuja Airport Closure: NANTA Wants Foreign Carriers To Fly Into Lagos, Not Kaduna

Cultists Attack Akure Primary School, Burn Head Mistress Office

U.S. State Department Warns Citizens To Leave The Gambia

Seven Nigerian States Move To Save 1.59 Million Children, Mothers From Malnutrition

$153m: EFCC Uncovers Diezani’s Hidden Multi-billion Estate In Yenegoa

Boko Haram Militants Spring Surprise Attack On Nigeria Army Brigade In Yobe Killing 5 Soldiers

1,000 Days After Abduction: Buhari Restates Commitment To Reunite Chibok Girls With Their Families

University Of Lagos Medical Student Hacks Father To Death In Ondo

Niger Delta Avengers Announce Plans For Massive Attacks On Oil Facilities

Saturday, January 07, 2017

Documents Show Aisha Buhari Misled On Financial Burden On Nigerian High Commission in London

Governor Fayose Gets Federal Government’s N8.8b In Paris Loan Refund

Friday, January 06, 2017

MTN Makes Fresh Attempt To Reverse Court Order To Forfeit N8b In Assets

Former Minister Of Petroleum Diezani Forfeits $153 Million To The Federal Government Of Nigeria

Police Dismiss 6 Officers For Misconduct Over Rivers Re-run Elections

Ex-Nigerian President Jonathan, Diezani, Gusau, Adoke, Bayo Ojo, Etete Shared $1.3b In Malabu Oil Fraud—Italian Prosecutors

Zero Security At Nigeria’s Murtala Muhammed International Airport

Thursday, January 05, 2017

Again, Arik Air Passengers Stranded At Lagos Airport As Police Deploy Officers To Terminal

Fayose Accuses APC Of Plotting To Remove Him From Office

Troops Arrest 1400 Boko Haram Suspects In One Week

Police Found Nothing In My Family House, Patience Jonathan Says

How Buhari's Chief Of Staff Abba Kyari, Aisha Buhari, Others Bleed Nigeria High Commission In London

Another Chibok Girl And Her Baby Rescued By Nigerian Troops Near Sambisa Forest

VIDEO: Angry Passengers Beat Up Arik Manager At Lagos Airport

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Two Persons Killed In Armed Attack On Swali Market In Yenagoa

Akwa Ibom Collapsed Church: Roof Contractor Regains Freedom

Army Arrests Two Boko Haram LG Bosses

Abuja Airport To Close For Six Weeks

Nigerian Inmate Escapes Indian Prison

Gambian Army Chief Reaffirms Loyalty To Jammeh

Mike Adenuga Saga: Your Allegations Against Me Show Lack Of Common Sense, Obasanjo Tells Awujale Of Ijebuland

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

EFCC Gathers Fresh Evidence Against Patience Jonathan’s Cousin

Southern Kaduna Violence Should Not Be Considered Religious Conflict, Interior Minister Says

Gambian Electoral Commission Chairman Flees Country

Speaker Of Jigawa House Of Assembly Impeached

NDLEA Arrests 34-year Old Man With £3.8m Cocaine Stuffed In Shoe Soles

NDLEA Arrests 34-year Old Man Wit h£3.8m Cocaine Stuffed In Shoe Soles

Monday, January 02, 2017

Buhari Begins Payment Of Monthly Stipend Of N5000 To ‘Poorest And Most Vulnerable’

MEND Passes Vote of No Confidence On Buhari

Buhari's Silence Is Endorsement Of Kaduna Killings, CAN Says

Arik Air Again Fails To Pay Salaries Arrears To Workers, As Staff Lament

Ex-Ondo Chief Judge Olateru-Olagbegi Is Dead

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