Sahara Reporters Archive for August 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Cameroon Bans Anglophone TV Channel

I Have Not Dumped APC, Says Andy Uba

Police To Charge Billionaire Kidnapper Evans With 52 Charges In 14 Different Cases

Iceland Shuts The Door To Nigerian Couple, Daughter

Fatai Owoseni Redeployed As Lagos Commissioner Of Police

Police Service Commission To Interrogate Senator Misau Over Alleged Forgery Of Retirement Letters

Former Queen Of Ife Ends Her Marriage To The Ooni Of Ife

How Unqualified Pilots, Engineer Crashed Police Helicopter In 2012

Nigerian Government Forcibly Kidnap Hundreds To Instill Fear Among The Populace, Says Amnesty International

Billionaire Kidnapper Evans Pleads Guilty In Court

EFCC Board Member Mamman Lawan Fails to Clear Himself of Abuse of Privilege and Misconduct Charges

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Military Giving Buhari Wrong Information on Boko Haram Attacks

Uvwie Locals Protest Nigerian Army's Land Grabbing

Alleged Assassination Attempt: Gbenga Daniel Is A Career Liar-Buruji Kashamu

Roland Ewubare Named New Head Of NAPIMS In Major NNPC Shake-Up

Police Legal Department Is Ignorant And Should Be Overhauled, Alleged Kidnap Kingpin Evans' Lawyer Taunts

UN Bodies Denounce Threats To Igbo In Northern Nigeria

OurMumuDonDo Group Commences #BringBackDiezani Sit-Out, Occupies EFCC In Abuja

Monday, August 28, 2017

Gunmen Abduct Travelers On Notorious Akoko Road In Ondo

Students’ Group Asks Nigerian Govt To Halt Hike In School Fees, Honor Agreement With ASUU

Houston Devastated By Floods As Texas Braces For More Rain

Non-Academic Staff Unions Threaten To Strike

Owerri Market Demolition: Civil Society Coalition Tells President Buhari To Probe Role Of Security Agencies, Call Gov. Okorocha To Order

Court Orders Permanent Forfeiture Of Ex-Oil Minister Diezani’s N7.6bn To The Nigerian Government

Lawyer Files Lawsuits At Federal High Court, ECOWAS Court To Compel Arrest Of Arewa Youth Leaders

Conveyor Belt Contractor's Strike Grounds Flight Activities At Lagos Int'l Airport

Gov. Okowa Sells Delta Line Company To God Is Good Motors For N161m, Rejects NLC's N2b Bid

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Nnamdi Kanu: Anyone Who Tries To Arrest Me In Biafraland Will Die | TheCable

Jehovah’s Witnesses Attacked With Toxic Gas In Angola

Decomposed Body Of Missing Adeyemi College Student Found In Ritualists’ Den In Ondo

Re-Arrest Of Nnamdi Kanu Would 'Set Nigeria In Flames,' IYC Warns Buhari

Labor Group Calls For Resignation Of Governor Okorocha, Investigation Of Soldiers Implicated In Owerri Market Killings

Senator Andy Uba’s Bid To Win APC Governorship Ticket Crashes

Saturday, August 26, 2017

US Lawyers File Suit Against Buratai, Gov. Obiano For Extra-judicial Killing, Torture Of People Of Igbo Origin

IPOB Dares Federal Government To Rearrest Nnamdi Kanu

Friday, August 25, 2017

Buruji Kashamu Sent Gunmen To Kill Me,Former Ogun State Governor Gbenga Daniel Alleges

Nigerian Government Asks Court To Revoke Nnamdi Kanu’s Bail

American National Accused Of Green Card Fraud Begs To Leave Kirikiri Prison

Soldier Shot As Militants Ambush Army In Delta

American National Accused Of Green Card Fraud, Begs To Leave Kirikiri Prison

27 Killed, Dozens Missing After Boko Haram Attacks

PDP And APC Leaders Meet Buhari At The State House

Thursday, August 24, 2017

CCB Staff Protest Plan To Reinstate Retired Kolawole As Secretary

Southern Leaders Disagree With Buhari, Insist Nigeria Is Negotiable

Nigeria Seeks Russia's Cooperation In Fight Against Terrorism

68 Insurgents Surrender In 3 Weeks

Borno: Scores Feared Killed As Boko Haram Terrorists Ambush Nigerian Army Troops

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Sierra Leoneans In Nigeria Mourn Mudslide Victims, Thank Nigerian Government

Staff Members Shut Down CCB Secretariat In Abuja Over Police Invasion Staged By Former Secretary

Four Dead, Eight Wounded As Two Terrorists Attack Maiduguri

How Emir Lamido Sanusi, Kano Governor Breach Kano Airport Security Protocol

Angola To Elect New President For First Time In 38 Years

Boko Haram Have Used 83 Child Suicide Bombers In 2017, UNICEF Says

Powerful Federal Airports Authority Director, Salamatu, Rejects New Posting, Opts For Leave Without Pay

President Buhari Cancels Federal Executive Council Meeting, To Receive Report On Sacked SGF And DG, NIA At Home

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Diezani Alison-Madueke Forfeits New N2.6b Properties In Lagos, Rivers, Abuja To Government

FirstNation Denies Downgrading Of Airworthiness Certificate, Transitions To Charter Service

How The Godswill Akapabio-Led Delegation Was Shamed At Akwa Ibom State Association Convention In Atlanta, USA

APC Sets Up Committee To Resolve Melaye-Bello Conflict In Kogi State

Monday, August 21, 2017

Buhari’s First Day Back On Duty A Loud Disappointment, Concerned Aso Rock Sources Say

Ondo Govt Says 80 % Payment Of September Salary Remitted To Workers Was Paid In Error, Beg Labour Unions To Shelve Planned Action

Media Rights Agenda Accuses NCAA Of Wasting Public Funds To Fight Off Transparency

Buhari Could Return To UK, Presidency Says

Nigerians Mock Police Complaints Response Unit Boss On Twitter For Rejecting NBS Corruption Survey

Buhari Writes National Assembly On Resumption Of Duties

Ondo: Labour Leaders Reject Gov. Akeredolu's Offer Of 80 Percent Payment Of September 2016 Salaries

Aviation Minister Redeploys 'Powerful' Human Resources Manager At FAAN, Engages 55 Workers

Transcript Of President Buhari's Speech: Nigeria’s Unity Settled

Sunday, August 20, 2017

GIABA Network Condemns Attack On EFCC Head Office In Abuja

Pilots Union Worries Nigeria May Fail American FAA Audit

Shell Raises Alarm Over Occupation Of Belema Flow Station

Sierra Leone: Three Top Officials Sacked Over Hajj Scam

EFCC Board Member Embroiled In Abuse Of Privilege In Inheritance Lawsuit

Saturday, August 19, 2017

President Buhari Lands In Abuja

IPOB Denies Reports It Withdrew Call For Anambra Election Boycott

Lagos State Government Demolishes 200 Houses At Iwaya

President Buhari Set For Nigeria Return Today After Prolonged Medical Vacation -State House

Friday, August 18, 2017

Building Owned By Bukola Saraki's Aide Collapses Injuring Three Persons In Ilorin

Building Owned By Bukola Saraki's Aide Collpases Injuring Three Persons In Ilorin

#ResumeOrResign Protesters Get UK Police Permit To Hold Vigil Against Buhari At Abuja House In London

One Dead, Many Injured As Violence Rocks APC Secretariat In Bayelsa

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Sierra Leone Holds Mass Burial As Country Braces For New Mudslide

Court Approves Forfeiture Of N664m And $137k Found In Permanent Secretary’s Account

Up To 13 People Killed In Barcelona Terror Attack

Rivers Communities Continue Shutdown Of Shell Corp's Flow Station For Seven Days

Human Rights Lawyer Condemns Attack On Charly Boy, Others, Calls For Femi Adesina’s Resignation

NBS: N400 Billion Spent On Bribes Annually

National Broadcasting Commission Moves To Censor Phone-In Programs

Six Lagos Airport Baggage Handlers Arrested For Attempted Cocaine Smuggling At Lagos Airport

Lagos Air Traffic To Decline By 25% Before December – Report

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Sierra Leone: At Least 400 Dead, 600 Missing As Week Of Mourning For Mudslide Victims Begins

#ResumeOrResign To Drag Federal Cabinet To Court In Three Weeks If President Buhari Has Neither Resumed Nor Resigned

Evans' Suit: Court Dismisses Police Plea For Adjournment, Fixes August 29 For Judgment

Dasukigate: EFCC Grills Ondo PDP Chairman Over N1B NSA Campaign Money

Emerhor, Ogboru Fight Over Delta APC 2019 Governorship Ticket

"Niger Delta Youths" Storm Abuja In Solidarity Rally For The Nigeria Ailing President

Ag. President Osinbajo Assigns Portfolios To New Ministers

#ResumeorResign Protesters End Anti-Buhari Protest In Abuja, To Strategize

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

At Least 20 Killed In Konduga Suicide Attacks

‘Bishop’ Aloysius Ikegwuonu, Main Target of Ozubulu Church Attack, Visits Hospitalized Victims

Sponsored Buhari Sit-Tight Group Attacks Us At Wuse Market - #ResumeOrResign Activists

Ondo State Assembly Confirms 18 Commissioners

Zimbabwe’s Grace Mugabe To Be Charged With Assault In South Africa

#ResumeOrResign: Thugs Attack Charly Boy In Abuja Market Over Protest Against Buhari

Monday, August 14, 2017

CDHR Condemns Illegal Police Attacks On Protesters, Extra-Judicial Killings In Lagos

Hundreds Killed In Sierra Leone Mudslide

45 Percent Of Nigerian Women Married Before Age 18, Group Says

Ondo Workers, Governor Akeredolu At Loggerheads Over Fractional Payment Of Salaries

Health Crisis Hits Nigerian Pilgrims In Saudi Arabia

INEC Receives Petition For Recall Of Kano House Of Assembly Member, Abubakar Kuki

Boko Haram Leader Releases New Video Taunting Buhari, Jonathan, Buratai

Governor Akeredolu’s Call For Magu’s Replacement Reactionary, CACOL Says

Nigerian Government Orders Review Of Aviation Concession Agreements

MEND Withdraws From Pan-Niger Delta Forum, Calls Edwin Clark A Liar

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Killer, Victim In Virginia Terror Attack Identified

Many Feared Dead As Boko Haram Terrorists Attack Borno Community

Saturday, August 12, 2017

PDP Promises Nigerians Cash, Vows To Take Power In 2019

President Buhari Media Team Visit Him In London, Still No Date Of Return To Nigeria

Niger Delta Communities In Rivers State Shut Down Shell’s Oil Flow-Station

Friday, August 11, 2017

Violence Erupts In Kenya Following Kenyatta’s Win

Why I Disagree With Nnamdi Kanu's Strategies—NBA Vice President

UN Coordinator Demands Explanation From Nigeria Over Illegal Search Of Humanitarian Base

#ResumeOrResign: Activists Accuse Aso Rock Of Hiring Thugs To Attack Them

Nigerian Law School Shuns Court Order, Prevents Kayode Bello From Registering For Final Examination

Boko Haram Leader Shekau Not Arrested As Nigerian Troops Raid ‘UN Staff Residence’, 29 Other Homes In Maiduguri

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Kenya's Election Results To Be Announced Tomorrow, Odinga Determined To Reject Results

Falana To FG: Sell Power Assets To State Governments, Trade Unions

Delta CP Dismisses 3 Officers Over Robbery, Parades 26 Suspects

128 Nigerians Voluntarily Return From Libya

Delta Polytechnics Workers Begin Indefinite Strike

21 Electoral Offenders Facing Trial Over 2016 Guber Poll In Ondo State

Ikeja Residents Discover Criminal Hideout, Hand Suspects Over To Police

27 Killed In Anti-Government Protests In DRC

Pro-Buhari Protesters Storm Abuja, Ask Sick President Not To Resign

Yobe Pilgrims Board Officials Arrested For Stealing Pilgrims' Fares

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Group Which First Identified Circulating Anti-Igbo Song Appeals For Calm, Cautions Nnamdi Kanu

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta Set To Win Election

Police Divided Over Kidnapping Activities And Possible Den At Ojokoro

Mauritania Abolishes, 'Useless, Too Costly' Senate

Four Killed As Protests Over Kenyan Election Escalate

Individuals With Government Connections Got Our Electricity Companies For Free, Femi Falana Says

IYC Issues 90-Day Ultimatum To Oil Companies To Relocate Headquarters To Niger Delta

Protesters Defy Police, As Popular Actor Jim Iyke Joins Growing Protest Against Buhari

One Killed In Kisii County, Kenya As Protests Erupt Over Election Results

Kenya Suspends Further Release Of Election Results

Police Arraign 3 Men For Stealing Lagos Speaker's N9.1m

Kenyan Opposition Candidate Rejects Election Results

Lupita Nyongo's Father Wins As Governor of Kisumu, Kenyatta Extends Lead

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Ag. President Osinbajo Raises Committee On Autonomy For Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit

Kenyan First Lady Spends 4 Hours On Line To Vote

Bomb Scare At Lagos Airport Causes Pandemonium

Expelled Law Student Drags Council Of Legal Education To Court

Group Set To Protest Construction Of Another Akwa Ibom Governor’s Lodge In Lagos

Voting Commences As Kenyans Search For New Leaders

Monday, August 07, 2017

Aisha Buhari Returns To London

Ignore Demands For Buhari’s Resignation, Presidency Appeals To Nigerians

Three ‘God Is Good’ Transport Passengers Kidnapped On East-West Road Regain Freedom

Kenya Decides: Will It Be Calm Before The Storm?

Blame Nnamdi Kanu If Violence Erupts In Nigeria, Northern Coalition Tells International Community

Court Orders Permanent Forfeiture Of Diezani’s $37.5m Mansion, $2.7m, N84.5m Rents To FG

Concerned Nigerians Commence Sit-Out In Abuja Asking President Buhari To Resume or Resign

Sunday, August 06, 2017

Union Threatens To Ground Aero Contractors Over Sacking Of ‘Redundant’ Workers

Troops Kill Two Boko Haram Suspects, Disarm IEDs

Kenya Decides: Is Kenyatta Vs Odinga Another Jonathan Vs Buhari?

UK Dailymail Forced To Apologize To Prosecutor Over Publication Of False Claims By Ibori's Lawyer

Seven Persons Killed As Heavily Armed Gang Invade Anambra Church

Bird Strike Forces Med-View Airline To Cancel Hajj Flight To Saudi Arabia

Saturday, August 05, 2017

A Former Military Governor Of Ogun State Appointed To ICPC By Osinbajo Embezzled Public Funds Under Abacha

Group Demands Disclosure Of Buhari's Health Status, Blasts Activists For Keeping Mum

Borno: Security Operatives Foil Suicide Bomb Attacks

Northern Youth Groups, Igbo Leaders Set Up Reconciliation Committee Over Quit Notice

Friday, August 04, 2017

Two ICPC Board Members Appointed By Ag. PresidentOsinbajo Under Investigation For Multi-million-naira Corruption

Delta State Governor, Speaker Celebrate Ex-Convict James Ibori On Birthday

Thursday, August 03, 2017

U.S. Approves Sale Of 12 A-29 Super Tucano Aircraft To Nigeria Despite Concerns

We Have Not Rescinded Quit Notice To Biafran Igbo - Arewa Youths

Group Set For Sit-Out To Demand President Buhari’s Impeachment Or Resignation In Abuja, London

Lagos State Arraigns 40 For ‘Engaging In Homosexuality’

Nigerian Leaders Are Never Divided By Ethnicity, Religion When Stealing Money - Osinbajo

NaijaBet Opens Betting On Buhari's Return

UNIZIK Expels 15 Students For Robbery, Smoking, Result Forgery

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Rwanda Election: Paul Kagame Set To Extend Rule

Ondo Women ‘Marginalized’ In Gov. Akeredolu's Political Appointments, Group Says

Aviation Stakeholders Condemn FG Over Granting Ethiopian Airlines Fifth Nigerian Destination

UN Allocates $10.5m In Relief Aid To Northeast

Kidnapped Nursing Mother Regains Freedom In Bayelsa State

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Group Advocates Cooperation Among Governors To Solve Nigeria’s Problems

N700m “Guest House” Sokoto State Govt Purportedly Purchased For Sultan Belongs To The Sultan

Ag. President Osibanjo Appoints Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye As ICPC Chairman | TheCable

Terrorism: Service Chiefs Commence Movement Of Strategic Command And Control Center To Maiduguri

Kogi Assembly In Free-For-All Fight As Speaker, Journalists Escape Death

Public Pressure Forces Saraki To Stop Collection Of Pension As Former Governor Of Kwara

Bukola Saraki Recall Postponed As INEC Fails To Release Voter Register

Kenyan Electoral Official Found Dead One Week Before Election

SaharaReporters Launches Education Café

#BringBackOurGirls Group Protests Killings and Abduction of Oil Workers, Policemen By Boko Haram In Abuja

Governor Akeredolu Names Commissioners

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