Sahara Reporters Archive for June 2017

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Six Killed, Scores Wounded In Fresh Boko Haram Attack In Borno

Kidnapped Director Of Ondo Board Of Internal Revenue Regains Freedom After Payment Of N5 Million Ransom

Heavy Rainfall, Poor Drainage Lead To Flooded Ogba Road

Kogi Recall: Dino Melaye Offered Bribes To 2 INEC Officials, Says Group

UK Deports 28 Nigerians Over Illegal Stay

Kidnappers Of Ondo State Internal Revenue Board Director Reduce Ransom To N11 Million

Nigerian Files Lawsuit To Compel Senate To Ascertain Buhari’s Health Status

Boko Haram: Borno Police Dismiss Media Reports On Abduction Of Female Police Personnel, Policemen's Wives

Service Chiefs Move To Sack Young Officers Considered Threats To Senior Officers Due For Retirement

Trump Receives Two Chibok Girls At White House

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

EFCC Claims Amosu Set Up Hospital With Funds Looted From NAF

Fidelity Bank Admits Disbursing Diezani Bribe To INEC Staff

Quarantine Officers Continue To Defy Relocation Order, Manual Baggage Search Ban

Buhari On Life Support For 20 Days, Needs Prayers - Fayose

Former Taraba Governor Dambaba Suntai Is Dead

Five Bombers Dead In Failed Suicide Mission Near Maiduguri

Nigerian Woman Survives Ten Days In Sahara Desert

How Zamfara Gov. Abdulaziz Yari Bought $1m US Mansion, Kept Foreign Accounts Two Years After Assuming Office

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Gov. Wike: Rivers State Not Part Of Biafra

Southern Kaduna Students Accuse El-Rufai Of Plot To Stunt Zone's Educational Growth

23 Nigerians Deported From Spain For Immigration, Criminal, Drug Offenses

Wanted Nigerian Oil Mogul, Kola Oluko, To Foreclose $50.9m New York Penthouse

Lagos LG Poll: KOWA Blasts APC Over ‘Overbearance’

Monday, June 26, 2017

Herdsmen Hack 64-Year Old Father Of Seven To Death In Ondo, Village Erupts In Street Protest

UNIMAID Attacks: Borno Gov. Approves N50m For 27-km Trench, Allowances To Special Guards

Medical Board Should Determine If Buhari Is Fit To Continue, Says National Security Expert

Railways Workers' Union Calls For Private Investments In Sub-sector, Accuses Amaechi of Dubious Deals

US Supreme Court Allows Parts Of Trump’s Travel Ban To Go Into Effect

Boko Haram Leader Releases Video Revealing Abduction Of Policewomen

Nnobi Grassroots Health Initiative In New York City Gets A $11,000 Boost

Land Dispute: Supreme Court Nullifies 33-year Old Judgment Obtained By Anglican Church Against Lagos Community

I6 Killed, 13 Injured As Female Suicide Bombers Again Hit University of Maiduguri

Sunday, June 25, 2017

House On The Rock Church In Abuja On Fire

Gunmen Kill NYSC Member In Yenagoa Over Mobile Phone, Cash

Sallah Message To Muslims Reveals Buhari's Speech Impairment

Saturday, June 24, 2017

$10m Land Saga: Eletu Family Appeals Judgment Approving ICPC Probe

President Buhari “Not As Bad Anymore”—Aides

Friday, June 23, 2017

Judge Walks Journalists Out Of Lagos Courtroom

Tension In Nigeria Caused By The Elite, Says Osinbajo

Senator Dino Melaye Panics, Hires Mike Ozekhome To Stop His Recall In Court

EFCC Arraigns Federal High Court Judge Hyeladzira Nganjiwa For Unlawful Enrichment

Abductors Of Ondo State Revenue Board Female Director Demand N50m Ransom

Falana: The Man Who Asked Igbos To Quit From Northen Nigeria Lives In Lagos

Nigerian Bar Association Crisis: Former Lagos Branch Chairman Seeks CJN's Intervention

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Gunmen Abduct Top Female Director Of Ondo State Board Of Internal Revenue

Youths Groups Offer Panacea To Rising Ethnosectarian Tensions In Nigeria

Loan Scandal: Central Bank Of Nigeri Browbeats Banks As ETISALAT Proposes Paying Only 10% Of Bad Loans

Osinbajo Condemns Taraba State Killings, Deploys Security Personnel To Affected Communities

Petroleum MarketersTo Begin Nationwide Strike, Mass Retrenchment On July 1

Kidnappers Notify Lagos State Model College, Badagry Of Plans To Abduct Students, Teachers

N650m Fraud: Court Remands Ex-minister Jumoke Akinjide In Prison

Eid El-Fitr: Federal Government Declares Monday, Tuesday Public Holidays

Billionaire Army General Battles To Seize Control Of Nigerian Aviation Handling Company-–Investigation

Nigerian Government Doesn’t Care About The People, Alibaba Says

NSCDC Nabs Mastermind Behind Agip Pipeline Explosion In Bayelsa State

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Kogi State Power Abuse: Court To Try Blogger For Advocating Democracy

N255 Million Bulletproof Car Scandal: EFCC To Grill Senator Stella Oduah

Lack Of Transparency: Senator Sani Adviser Blasts Governor El-Rufai Over Drainage Contracts Scam

Drainage Contracts Scam: Kaduna Government Admits Irregularities, Denies Spending N3billion

Federal Government Files Appeal Against Saraki Over Acquittal

Ondo State Govt Confirms Five Cases Of Lassa Fever

Former Minister Fani-Kayode Challenges Court Jurisdiction

Court Remands Suspected Kidnappers Of Turkish School Students In Kuje Prison

Court Orders Lagos State Government To Negotiate With Otodo-Gbame Residents On Resettlement Plan

Ondo State Police Parade Father, Son, Six Others Suspected Of Killing APC Chieftain

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

How The Boko Haram Attack On A Police/Military Convoy In Maiduguri Unfolded

Bazaar: How El-Rufai’s Wife, Children, Kaduna State Government Officials Shared N3billion Contracts

Police, Soldiers Break Up Agip Protest As Contractors Call For Removal Of MD

EFCC Frees Bail Jumping Former Minister Jumoke Akinjide's "Surety" Husband As She Turns Herself In

Buhari Suffers Speech Impairment In London

Absence Of Interpreter Stalls Trial Of Suspected Kidnappers Of Turkish Students

Fulani Herdsmen: Gov. Okowa's Claim Of Drafting 148 Mobile Policemen To Abraka Is False

Monday, June 19, 2017

52.3 Percent Of Kogi West Voters Want Senator Dino Melaye Recalled

Imo State Youth Detained In Police Custody For Two Weeks Without Criminal Charges

How Service Chiefs Illegally Extend Military Careers Of Course Mates

Ondo State Assembly Passes 2017 Budget Into Law

25 Containers For Terminal Rehabilitation Rot Away At Lagos Airport

Kidnapped Ondo APC Chieftain Found Dead

Multiple Suicide Bomb Attacks Kill 17, Injure 11 In Maiduguri-Police

Group Calls For Saraki’s Re-trial, Wants Sagay, Falana As Prosecutors

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Eight Killed By Boko Haram Suicide Bombers Near IDP Camp At Maiduguri

Group Demands El-ZakZaky's Release, Offer Him Free Accommodation

Scores Feared Dead As Boko Haram Terrorists Overpower Civilian JTF In Borno Village

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Supreme Court Justices Unable To Deliver PDP Ruling Due To Political Interference

Mob Attacks Chinese ‘Diplomat’ In Wuse Market

Fire Guts General Oladipo Diya’s House, On-site Military Guards Harass Journalists

Trouble Looms As Fulani Man's Hand Is Amputated In Southern Kaduna

Court Orders Remand Of Reps Member Who Stood Surety For Bail Jumping Former Minister, Jumoke Akinjide

Third Audiotape Reveals Senator Melaye And Senior Police Officer Discussing Framing Innocents For Purported Assassination

Inside Story Of The Last Abduction That Nailed Billionaire Kidnapper Evans

Friday, June 16, 2017

Bank Loans: Etisalat Reaffirms Continuation Of Negotiations, Foresees Early Resolution

Self-Acclaimed Journalist, Hired Protesters Block SaharaReporters’ Lagos Civic Media Lab

Saraki Acquittal: 'Attorney General Should Resign' - Ibrahim M. Zikirullahi

Ahiara Catholic Diocese Saga: Mbaise Priests Beg Gov. Okorocha To Save Them From Suspension

N46bn Oil Subsidy Fraud: Appeal Court Explains Rejection Of Ifeanyi Ubah’s Exoneration By Adoke, Lamorde

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Abducted Polytechnic Registrar Regains Freedom After Payment Of N5M Ransom

Court Of Appeal Dismisses Former President Jonathan Aide Application Challenging Guilty Plea Of Fictitious Companies In Laundering $15m

In Defiance Of Executive Order, Quarantine Officers Continue To Manually Check Travelers’ Luggage

Gunmen Abduct APC Chieftain In Ondo State

Drug Trafficking: Lagos Socialite Pleads Not Guilty, Gets Bail

APC Expels Abdulmumin Jibrin

Paris Club Refunds: Bayelsa State Govt. Admits Receiving Additional N6.6b

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Shehu Sani Apologizes To Renowned Actor's Family Over Posting Insensitive Pictures

How Senate President Saraki Bribed CCT Chairman To Dismiss Damaging Assets Declaration Charges

Kano State Police Arrest 124 Suspects For Rape, Sodomy

Group Exposes Fraud In National Health Insurance Scheme, Indicts David Mark, Anyim

CACOL Brands Saraki's Acquittal Product Of Political Expediency, Insists There Is Massive Judicial Corruption

US Congressman, Others Wounded As Gunman Opens Fire At Baseball Field

Paris Club Refunds: Bayelsa Govt Schedules ‘Transparency’ Briefing

Code Of Conduct Tribunal Toss Out False Assets Declaration Charges Against Nigeria's Senate President Bukola Saraki

Ekiti APC Accuses Fayose’s Of Plans To Divert N9.5 billion Paris Club Refund

10 Killed, 6 Missing As Boko Haram Raid Communities Around Chibok

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Aisha Buhari Did Not See The President During Her London Visit, Source Says

Riot At Adeyemi College In Ondo As Students Survive Nasty Motor Accident

12-Year-Old Pupil Laments State Of The Nation

FCT Natives Protest Half-Naked At National Assembly, Threaten To Issue Quit Notice To Abuja Residents

Protest As Deputy Speaker's Aide Dies 'Over Delayed Salary'

Justice Nganjiwa Fails To Show Up For Arraignment On False Enrichment Charge

Monday, June 12, 2017

Police Quiz Delta Assembly Deputy Speaker Over Fulani Herdsmen

Paris Club Refunds: Again, Governor Dickson Swindles His Bayelsa People

Buhari, APC Government Insincere About Restructuring, Says Falana

Nigerian Government Reconstitutes Code Of Conduct Bureau

Appeals Court Strikes Down Trump’s Travel Ban

Kogi Gov. Blames Dino Melaye For Polytechnic Student’s Murder

Executive Order: NDLEA Insists It Won’t Leave Seaports, Warns Saboteurs

Acting President Osinbajo Signs 2017 Budget

Charly Boy Marks June 12 With #OurMumuDonDo Protest In Lagos

Northern Presidential Aspirant Stage-managed Phone Conversation To Discredit Me, Says Borno Governor

How Chief Justice of Nigeria Interfered In Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia’s Trial

Boko Haram: Nigerian Troops Kill Terrorists, Rescue 9 Children Undergoing Terrorism Training

Gunmen Abduct Delta State Polytechnic Registrar

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Osun West Bye-Election: Saraki, Odigie-Oyegun Move Against Tinubu As APC Disqualifies Aregbesola's Candidate

Two Gang Members "Disown" Kidnap Kingpin Arrested In Lagos

FAAN, Air Peace At Loggerheads Over Flight Delay, N7m Debt

NJC Looking Like Justice Ademola's Defense Counsel, Says Presidential Aide

Woman, Ogechi Amadi, Among Evans' Kidnap Gang

Police Parade Notorious Kidnapper Onuamadike, Six Gang Members

ICAO Trains 20 NCAA Inspectors On Air Operator’s Certification

Seven Nigerians Elected As British MPs

Bank Robbery Video: Brave Policeman’s Son, 5, Slumps, Dies At Dad’s Burial

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Lagos University Hospital Accident, Emergency Unit In A Lock Down As Angry Families Attack Hospital Staff

Quit Order: Igbo Group Condemns Northern Youths, Lauds Northern Leaders

How Whistleblower Was Dismissed For Exposing Corruption In Federal Mortgage Bank

Shekau's Faction Of Boko Haram Claims Credit For Maiduguri Attack

Friday, June 09, 2017

Revealed! Brave Policeman In Viral Robbery Video Died In April

Executive Order: FAAN To Consider Delta Airlines' Manual Luggage Check Request As Carriers, Security Agencies Comply

Two Drug Traffickers Arrested At Lagos Airport, Blame Hardship For Their Crime

Igbo Quit Notice: South-East Governors Demand Protection For Igbo People

Dignitaries, Members Boycott House of Reps 2nd Year Anniversary Celebration in Abuja

Age Falsification: Drama Over Legal Representation Stalls Hearing In Ondo Acting Chief Judge's Case

Journalists Revolt Against New Delta Speaker At Press Conference

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Anti-Igbo Threat: Police Fail To Arrest Arewa Youth Leaders Despite El-Rufai’s Order

Top Police Officers, Bureaucrats Named As Beneficiaries Of Bribe By Diezani To Compromise 2015 Elections

Northern Youth Groups Restate Call For Igbo To Return To 'Biafra'

Former FBI Director Testifies Before Senate Over Russia Probe

Protest Rocks YABATECH Over Tuition Fees Hike

How Gov. Dickson Lied About Dialysis Center In Yenagoa

UK Election: Voters Head To The Polls

Northern Youths’ Ultimatum To Igbo Treasonable, Says CDHR

Bribery Saga: Group Tells EFCC To Investigate Melaye, Justice Ikpeme

Litigants Expose How "Reinstated" Justice Ademola Dubiously Read Judgment Different From Written One In Court

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

OAU Ife Students Condemn Invitation Of Deputy Speaker Lasun And Top Politicians For June 12 Democracy Event

Delta Air Lines Says It Is Working To Understand New Executive Order On Baggage Screening

Gunfire Erupts In Maiduguri As Boko Haram Militants Raid City

Five New Political Parties Register For 2019 Election

Civil Society Groups Want GMOs Banned, Seek Repeal Of National Biosafety Management Act

Myanmar Plane With 104 On Board Crashes

12 Killed In Twin ISIS Attacks In Tehran

Kaduna State Government Orders Arrest And Prosecution Of Northern Youths That Declared War On Igbos

How Delta Speaker Forced House Members To Welcome Bishop Oyedepo To Asaba

Delta Police Command Nabs Man With Human Parts In Kegs

SARS Arrests Delta Council Boss For Demolishing Opponent’s N100m Property

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Nigerian Troops Arrest 5 Vandals For Bombing Agip's Export Pipeline

Northern Youths Declare War On Igbos In North, Ask Them To ‘Leave’ Within Three Months

Delta Air Lines Ignores Executive Order, Insists Manual Screening Of Passengers Must Continue

Gunmen Rob Two Banks, Kill Two Police Officers In Iwo

Aviation Pensioners Accuse Sirika Of Concessioning Airports To Surrogates

#OurMumuDonDo Movement To Organize Topless Protest On June 12

Ondo State Governor Akeredolu Sends 2017 Budget To Assembly For Passage

Aisha Buhari Returns From London

Senator Melaye Caught On Tape Revealing How He Framed “Suspects” In His Alleged Assassination Attempt

Federal High Court Orders Forfeiture Of $43M Seized From Lagos Apartment Of Nigeria's Spy Chief

PENGASSAN President Accused Of Destabilising Association

Monday, June 05, 2017

Aso Rock Cabal Moves To London To Create Constitutional Crisis

Ivorian Midfielder, Cheick Tiote, Dies After Collapsing During Training

JODER Executive Directors Calls Buhari’s Anti-Corruption War ‘Electoral Slogan’

Former Cashier To Orji Kalu As Governor Explains How Funds Were Diverted From State Accounts

Nigerian Government To Save N190b With Domestic Aircraft Maintenance

Election Tribunal Judge Involved In Bribery Scandal With Dino Melaye “Confesses”, Seeks Soft-Landing

Four-Man Kidnap Gang Arrested In Ondo State

5 Reported Dead In Orlando Workplace Shooting

Ondo State Governor Akeredolu Set To Present 2017 Budget Before Assembly

2019: Dokpesi, Nwanyawu Float New Political Party In Abuja

Former Nigerian Health Minister, Head Of UNFPA, Babatunde Osotimehin Is Dead

Sunday, June 04, 2017

How Former National Health Insurance Scheme Executive Secretary, Successor Stole Billions Of Naira

Former Unibadan Union Leaders Condemn Suspension Of Students' Union

Saturday, June 03, 2017

How Chief Justice of Nigeria, National Judicial Council Plotted Reinstatement Of Corrupt Judges

Religious Tension Forces Closure Of University In Katsina

Friday, June 02, 2017

Code Of Conduct Bureau Investigating Senator Melaye Over Illegal Operation Of Foreign Bank Account

Mass Sack At Bola Tinubu's TV Continental

University Of Ibadan Students Drag Vice Chancellor To Twitter, Demand Restoration Of Suspended Students’ Union

Thursday, June 01, 2017

Security Agencies Ignore Osinbajo Directive, Manually Search Passengers’ Luggage At Lagos Airport

Akeredolu Sets Up Committee To Honor MKO Abiola On June 12

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