Sahara Reporters Archive for September 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017

Of Ports, Oil, & The Northern Political Establishment By Pius Adesanmi

VIDEO: Anti-NGO Bill Is Absolutely Ridiculous And Complete Dereliction Of Power – Ayo Obe

$1.7b Asset Recovery Case Against Oil Firms Linked To Diezani Alison-Madueke Briefly Stalled

Former Mountain Of Fire Miracles Ministries Pastors Accuses General Overseer Olukoya Of Illegal Importation Of Goods In US Property Dispute

EFCC Press Release: EFCC Arraigns Four Internet Fraudsters By Wilson Uwujaren

Management Should Be Made Accountable For Poor State Of Tertiary Education In Nigeria - Richard Akinola

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Ex-President Jonathan’s Aide Opened One Account In My Name Instead Of Five — Patience Jonathan

Group Demands Immediate Reopening Of Federal College Of Agriculture, Ibadan

Gunmen Abduct Catholic Priest In Edo State

INEC Fixes February 16, 2019 For Presidential Election

Court Remands Vessel, Crew Members For Unlawful Dealing In AGO

Tombia Community Flooded As River Nun Overflows Bank

Pirates Hijack Passenger Boat In Nembe-Brass Waterway, Bayelsa State

Playboy Emperor, Hugh Hefner, Dies At 91

I Will Defeat Buhari in 2019, Governor Fayose Vows, Declares For President In Absence Of Party Officials

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Former Queen of Ife Dedicates Humanitarian Award To Women Who Can't Be Tamed

Court Gives 54 Days Adjournment In Fani-Kayode’s Criminal Suit

2019: APC Showing Signs Of Sickness, Says Former Osun Assembly Majority Leader

Neglected Ogwashi-Uku Prison Inmate Dies

Group Asks IGP To Investigate 2 Police Officers For Alleged Intimidation Of Witnesses In Murder Case​

Delta State Retirees Protest Non-Payment Of Entitlements, Accuse Okowa Of Embezzling Paris Club Refund

America's Got Talent Kechi Is Special Guest At AFRIMMA Awards 2017

Buhari Rejects Saraki’s Moves To Neutralize His Anti-Corruption Adviser, Prof. Itse Sagay

Cameroon Deports 100,000 Nigerian Asylum Seekers

KOWA Party Holds Policy Conference, Set To Unveil ‘Covenant With Nigerians’

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Group In Bayelsa Cancels Annual Celebration, Mourns IPOB Members Killed During Python Dance

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Ambode Unveils 20-ft Statue Of Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Says Late Politician Fought For True Federalism

AGF To Begin Trial Of Boko Haram Suspects In October

NGO Regulation Bill, Another Ploy By Rapacious Elite To Silence Critical Voice

British Airways Sacks Flight Attendant Who Made Racist Comments About Nigerians

Keyamo Speaks On The P-Square Feud

Nigeria's Minister of Aviation Sirika Engages Oil & Gas Company As Consultant On Airports Concession

Unlawful Firearms Importation: Court Demands Medical Reports Of Defendants Who Pleaded Guilty

Commotion At Lagos Airport as Qatar Airways Deplanes 243 passengers Over Technical Failure

Double Trouble: P Square Splits

NGO Bill: NASS Cannot Be Intimidated - Dogara

₦4.9bn Fraud: Court Dismisses Fani-Kayode's Application Challenging Jurisdiction

Wanted Boko Haram Suspect Arrested In Ondo State

Inspector General of Polic Orders Immediate Removal Of Checkpoints Nationwide

Monday, September 25, 2017

British Airways Investigates Flight Attendant For Making Racist Comments About Nigerians

Staff Of Adebutu’s Baba Ijebu Lotto Stop FIRS From Sealing Company

Nigeria Files Charges Against Elephant GroupMD Over Unlawful Importation Of Explosive Devices

Shiites Warn Gov. El-Rufai To Stop Persecuting Its Members, Urge International Community To Restrain Him

Ondo State Police Raid Kidnappers’ Hideout In Ore

Saraki Fingered In Plot To Destabilize the Nigeria Union of Journalists Through Rival Body

Nigeria's President Buhari Back In Nigeria Following Four Days Of UK Medicals

Pirates Kill 2 In Bayelsa State

Adamawa: Deputy Speaker, Majority Leader Impeached

Chad, North Korea, Others To Face Travel Restrictions In Trump’s New Proclamation

President Buhari Congratulates German Chancellor Merkel On Election Victory

FAAN Ignores Aviation Minister's Order To Release 5% Of Passenger Service Charge To AIB

Unlawful Firearms Importation: Defendants Seek To Plead Guilty

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Reverend Sister Says Religion Will Not Unite Nigerians

National Stadium Of Prostitutes, Drug Peddlers, Beer And Pepper Soup Joints

Germany: Merkel Wins Fourth Term

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Pirates Kill 2 Policemen, Civil Defence Official In Bayelsa

Friday, September 22, 2017

Ijaw Youths, PANDEF Warns Army Over Operation Crocodile Smile

Rights Groups Demand End To Attacks On Activists By Senate President Saraki’s Thugs

How Ondo SSG Allegedly Ordered Thugs To Attack Osun Commissioner Bola Ilori In Akure

SaharaReporters Confirms Smear Plot By Saraki, Buhari Cabals, Plan To Attack Its Nigerian Reporters

Buhari Arrives London, To Spend Four Days Receiving Medical Treatment

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Former Nicon Airways Workers Slam Bankruptcy Suit On Jimoh Ibrahim, Demand N1.5bn Arrears

Court Orders Wife Infected With HIV By Husband Not To Address Press

President Buhari Departs New York For Medical Treatment In London

12 Year Old Ventriloquist Wins AGT Over Nigeria's Kechi Okwuchi

Boy Killed In Togo As Security Forces Clash With Protesters

Onigbinde Splits With Wife After 30 Years Of Marriage

Lagos State University Union Members Insist University Management Planning To Increase Tuition Fee

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Army Busts Kidnappers’ Den In Ondo State, Arrests 10

Abuja Residents Express Concern Over The Rise Of Cross-Dressing in Nigerian Youths

Magistrate Court Jails Bayelsa Man 8 Years For Defiling 4-Year-Old Girl, 5-Year-Old Boy

Lagos University Teaching Hospital Ignores Strike Order By Healthcare Professionals

United Labour Congress Suspends Nationwide Strike

Rights Groups Demand Justice For Woman Infected With HIV By Husband

More Than 200 Dead In Mexico City Earthquake As Rescuers Continue Search For Survivors

President Buhari Thanks Jordanian Govt. For Donating 200 Armoured Fighting Vehicles To Support Nigeria’s Anti-Terror War

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Uneasy Calm As Over 90 Magistrates In Ondo State Are Sacked From Judicial Service

Highlights Of President Buhari's UN General Assembly Speech

FAAN Workers, Unions Paralyze Activities At Lagos Airport Over Concessioning, Accuse Sirika Of Diverting N659m

FAAN Workers, Unions Paralyzes Activities At Lagos Airport Over Concession, Accuses Sirika Of Diverting N659m

INEC Releases Amended Timetable For Senator Melaye’s Recall | ChannelsTV

Monday, September 18, 2017

The World's Oldest Person Dies In Jamaica

Update: Suicide Bombers Kill 16, Injure 46 In Konduga, Borno State

Lagos Airport Secures NCAA Certification 38 Years After Opening

Buhari Arrives In New York, Listed As 8th Speaker At General Assembly

Rights Group Condemns Attacks On Activists In Court Premises By Saraki’s Supporters, Accuses Police Of Complicity

Sunday, September 17, 2017

No Hiding Place For IPOB Members In Anambra State – Gov Obiano

Police Rescue Abducted Groom, Friend, Others In Ondo State

Former Kano State Governor Shekarau Mocks President Buhari, Brands Change Agenda A Ruse

Police Arrest 9 Suspects Over Rape Of Church Members In Enugu State

Anti-Corruption Watchdogs, Lawyers Want Three Scandalous Senior Advocate Of Nigeria Nominees Urgently Dropped

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Justice Abdul-Kafarati Sworn In As Chief Judge of the Federal High Court

Police Arrest Two In Connection To Hausa Settlement Invasion In Delta

Tension In Delta As Gunmen Kill Four Hausa In Night Attack

Blast: Four Killed In Midnight Attack On Hausa Community In Delta

Friday, September 15, 2017

Gov. Wike Commits To One Nigeria, Warns Trouble Makers To Steer Clear Of Rivers State

Bill Cosby's Sexual Assault Retrial Set For April 2018

Group Urges Britain To Revoke Nnamdi Kanu's Citizenship

Under Pressure From Aso Rock, South-East Governors Proscribe IPOB

President Buhari For New York, To Stop In UK As Well

14 Year Old Hausa Hip Hop Singer Dies In Kano

Saraki vs. Saharareporters: Again, Saraki Supporters Unleash Violence On Activists, Journalists, And Students

CACOL Condemns Attack On SaharaReporters' Sympathizers By Saraki's Thugs At Ilorin High Court

Nigerian Army Disputes Abia Governor Says Exercise Python Dance II To Start Saturday

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Sierra Leone: One Month After The Mudslide

Illegal Shipment Of GMO Maize Raises Concern From Environmental Group

Selena Gomez's Friend Gives Her A Kidney For Transplant

Unions To Fight Federal Government’s Airport Concession Plans, Accuse Minister Of Using Portuguese Fronts

Human Rights Group Condemns Operation Python Dance, Attack On NUJ As Threats To Democracy

32,000 Nigerians Seek Asylum In Germany As 12,000 Await Deportation

Nigerian Army Begins Probe Of Video Clip Showing Manhandling Of Civilians By Soldiers In Abia State

Renowned Columnist, Pius Adesanmi, Wins Top Canadian Education Leadership Award

President Buhari To Address UN General Assembly, Meet US President

Nigerian Human Rights Community Declares Readiness To Monitor Operation Python Dance, Accuses Gov. Okorocha Of Wickedness

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Serena Williams Reveals Baby Girl Alexis

Two Boko Haram Commanders Surrender To Police In Borno

Supreme Court Allows Trump Administration To Bar Some Refugees From Entering U.S.

#OurMumuDonDo Condemns ‘Militarization’ Of South-East Nigeria

Freshly-Leaked Phone Conversations Indicate Cabal Advised President Buhari To Resign, Proposed Abba Kyari For Vice-President

Air Peace Press Charges Against Three Passengers Who Complained About Lack Of Exit Access On Aircraft

Abia State Imposes Two-Day Curfew Over IPOB And Nigerian Army Fracas

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Apple Launches Three New iPhones

Challenges Hit Amidst Efforts To Contain Cholera Outbreak In Northern Nigeria

Nigerians Arrested In Germany Over Fake Marriages

President Buhari’s Northern Bias Responsible For Biafra Agitation, Says Fredrick Faseun

I Don't Know If My Client Is Dead Or Alive, Says Nnamdi Kanu's Lawyer, As IPOB Alleges New Attack By ‘Thousands’ Of Soldiers

One Dead, Others Injured In Ondo Road Accident As Osinbajo Pays Visit For Niger Delta Meeting

Leaked Tape: Why Aso Rock Cabal Labeled Aisha Buhari The Suicide Bomber From Yola

Monday, September 11, 2017

Kano State Bans ‘Okada’ In Capital

Leaked Audio Reveals Mamman Daura Discussing Buhari's Health, Calls Aisha Buhari ‘Suicide Bomber From Yola’

16 Years Later: The US Commemorates 9/11

Again, Nigerian Customs Service Uncovers 1,100 Pump Action Rifles In Lagos

Wole Soyinka Berates ‘Identity Thieves’ Who Create Social Media Accounts With His Name

Nnamdi Kanu Counters Nigerian Army, Police Account Of Attack On His Residence, Says Nigerian Army Brought War To IPOB

Concerned Nigerians, OurMumuDonDo Members Visit Parents Of 10-year Old Boy Killed At Owerri Market

Federal High Court Dismisses Senator Melaye’s Lawsuit, Asks INEC To Continue His Recall From The Senate

How Federal Government, Governors Shield Indicted Judges From Sanctions, Prosecution

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Confusion As IPOB, Nigerian Army, Police Disagree Over Attack On Kanu’s Residence

Charly Boy Was Hired To Attack President Buhari, Gov. Okorocha-Imo State Government Claims

N145m Salary Scam Uncovered At Kogi Poly

Gunmen Kidnap Engaged Couple In Ondo State

Mama Taraba Denies Accusing El-Rufai Of Knowing About Chibok Girls' Kidnap, Mismanaging N12m

IPOB Announces Plan To Boycott Enugu LGA Elections

Group Claims Governor Okorocha Has Failed In Delivering His Campaign Promises

Poll Shows Most Nigerians Don't Want Buhari Or Atiku As President In 2019

Lagos Airport Guard Discovers, Returns N1.2m Belonging To Virgin Atlantic Passenger

SSS Arrests Top Boko Haram Commander Wanted Since 2012, Other Terrorists

Saturday, September 09, 2017

IPOB Issues Stern Warning To Nigerian Military To Stay Clear Of Its Rallies

Nigeria Launches "Green Dot”, Family Planning Campaign

Nigerian Army Launches 'Exercise Python Dance II', Set For Crackdown On Violent Agitators, Kidnappers, Others In South-East

South Africa Airways TopsThe List as Nigerian Air Travelers Experienced 2,966 Missing Luggage In Six Months – Investigation

Friday, September 08, 2017

Shell Withholds 100,000 Documents Critical To Ogoni Nine Case

Suspected Gunmen Kill 20 In Plateau Village

Two Bombers Dead, Five Injured In Maiduguri Motopark

Another Female Student Declared Missing At Adeyemi College Ondo

Doctor Sues Akwa Ibom Speaker, SSS, IG Over Assault By Security Men

Diezani N3.3bn Loot: Court Refuses To Strike Out Interim Forfeiture Order

Panic In Ondo Community Over Suspected Military Invasion

I Will Advocate The Breakaway Of Yoruba From Nigeria –Femi Fani-Kayode

ASUU Reaches Agreement With Federal Govt To End Strike

Andy Uba Accused Of Pressuring APC’s National Working Committee To Cancel Anambra Governorship Primaries

Thursday, September 07, 2017

Union Gives Strike Notice to NAN

My Wife Locked Me Out Of Our House, Stole My Car, Man Tells Court

Lassa Fever Cases Reported In 19 States

Fan Chastises Omoni Oboli For Inappropriate Dressing

Fan Chastises Omoni Obilo For Inappropriate Dressing

I Am Loyal To Buhari- Alhassan

Delta Community Elders Accuse Heads Of IGP Monitoring Unit, CID, Others Of Multi-Million Naira Bribe To Shield Criminal

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Buhari Says He Might Not Seek Re-election in 2019 -Alhassan

Togo Shuts Down Internet Access In The Midst Of Protests

Carlisle Properties: Court Sides With EFCC, Investigation Of Saraki's Accomplice To Resume

EFCC Denies Probe Of Chief Justice Onnoghen

ASUP Strike: Ondo State Poly Students Storm Akeredolu’s Office, Demand Quick Payment Of Lecturers’ Salaries

Gunmen Strike Again, Kill Police Sergeant, Corporal, Civilian In Bayelsa State

Industrial Court Restrains Code of Conduct Bureau And Office Of Sec. To The Gov't From Reinstating Folashade Kolawole As Secretary Of Bureau

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Gani Fawehinmi Would Have Mobilized Support For ASUU, NCP Says

Nigerians React To NBS Report Claiming End Of Economic Recession

Attacks On Court Observers By Saraki Supporters In Ilorin: CHRICED Flays Attacks On Critical Voices

New Ondo State Police Boss Assumes Duty, Vows To Tackle Kidnapping, Herdsmen Attacks, Cultism

Police Confirm Gunmen Attacked Station In Bayelsa State

Kenya's Opposition Leader, Odinga, Rejects Repeat Election Date

Wizkid Cancels Tour Due To Illness

Akure Monarch To Buhari: We Can't Continue To Pretend All Is Well

EFCC Arrests Seven MAPOLY Students, Others For Internet Fraud

Monday, September 04, 2017

We’re Not Discussing Arik Air Takeover With Ethiopian Airlines, AMCON Insists

Barca Boy Dembele Eyes Titles And World Cup

Kenya Fixes October 17 For Fresh Presidential Poll

Seven Die Of Cholera In Borno IDP Camps

One Of 4 UNIMAID Lecturers In Boko Haram Captivity Writes, Laments FG's Failure To Rescue Them

Rapper Lil Wayne Hospitalized With Seizures

Nnamdi Kanu Threatens To Disown IPOB Members Who Pay Nigerian Police Bail Money

Aisha Buhari Gives Scholarships and Food

NCAA Sanctions 79 Airlines In 2 Years, Fines Aero Contractors, Others N133.6m

Happy Birthday Beyonce: Jay Z Gets Audience To Sing Happy Birthday

EFCC Blames Justice A.R Muhammed And Adeniyi Ademola For Ex-Gov. Sylva Recovered Properties

EFCC: Ibori Fighting Hard To Stall Confiscation Of His Assets | TheCable

Sunday, September 03, 2017

President Buhari Never Planned A US Trip - Garba Shehu

Nnamdi Kanu Claims Buhari Is Not In Nigeria

Nigerians In Diaspora Tell President Buhari, CJN Not To Appoint Kingsley Kuku's Wife FCT High Court Judge

Ondo State Poly Lecturers Begin Strike Over Unpaid Arrears, Salaries

Saturday, September 02, 2017

UK Court Restrains Alison-Madueke, Omokore, Aluko From Selling Assets Acquired Through Graft

Dangote: I Am Not PDP's Candidate

N70,000 Bribe For Bail: Group Demands Probe Of Lagos Police Anti-Kidnapping Unit Boss

Friday, September 01, 2017

Serena Williams Gives Birth To A Baby Girl

Military Reverses Denial of Attack, Confirms Death of Soldier And Civilian In Bayelsa Creeks By Militants

Ex-Convict Former Delta Gov. Ibori And Gov. Okowa Draw Battle Line Over DSIEC Dissolution

18 Slain, Many Abducted In Banki IDP Camp.

Super Eagles Thrash Cameroon 4-0 In Uyo

UK Cracks Down On Modern Slavery In Nigeria

Union Confirms Killing Of Another Nigerian By South African Police

Kwara Political Activist Petitions Police As Saraki's Aides And Thugs Threaten His Life, Attempt To Frame Him Up For "Bombing"

Kenya Presidential Election Annulled, Supreme Court Orders Rerun Within 60 Days

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