Sahara Reporters Archive for December 2017

Saturday, December 30, 2017

Police Visit Oronto Douglas’s Residence 48 Hours After Attack

Nigerian Government Appoints Med-View Airline To Repatriate 5,037 Nigerians Stranded In Libya

Buhari’s Son Remain In Coma As Doctors Discover Additional Injuries

Friday, December 29, 2017

Foreign Insurance Firms And Others Colluded To Defraud Nigeria Of Billions With Previous Regimes, Says Buhari

Thursday, December 28, 2017

NNPC Accuses Petroleum Marketers Of Owing N26.7billion, Says No Plan To Hike Fuel Price

President Buhari Son Who Was Injured In A Motorrbike Accident Responding To Treatment But Still In "Coma"

We Paid N90b For Petrol But Got No Cargo Allocation, Says DAPPMA

London, Dubai-Bound Passengers Attack Counter Staff Over Flight Cancellation

5 Killed, 18 injured In Fresh Boko Haram Suicide Attack At Konduga

Nigeria's Federal Airports Authority Moves To Cover Up Burglary Of Private Jets On Taxiways In Lagos

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Cameroon Frees U.S. Professor Held For Criticizing Government

Bad Weather Grounds Uyo, Port Harcourt, Calabar Fights

Buhari’s Son, Yusuf, In Ghastly Powerbike Accident, Sustains Head Injury And Broken Limb

Private Jet With Wizkid And Tiwa Savage On Board Robbed While Taxiing On Lagos Airport’s Runway

Former Soccer Star George Weah Is Liberia's New President

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Weah and Boakai Face Off In Second Round Of Elections

Fuel Scarcity: Depot And Marketers Association Exposes NNPC's Lies

Christmas Day Tragedy: Policeman Shoots Colleague Dead In A Gunfight With Cultists In Bayelsa

#OurMumuDonDo Movement Blames President Buhari For Fuel Scarcity, Warns Against Price Hike

Monday, December 25, 2017

Black Christmas As Heavy Fire Destroy Shops And Properties In Akure

Former AD Gubernatorial Candidate, Olusola Oke, Set To Return To APC in Ondo

Nigerian Airlines Pay N11billions On Aircraft, Passengers’ Insurance Premiums Annually

One Dead, Many Injured As Hausa And Gbagyi Youths Clash in Bwari Near Abuja

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Ex-Boko Haram "Intelligence Chief" Speaks From Detention On The Reason Albanerwi, Nur And Other Commander Split From Shekau

EFCC Files Fraud Charges Against Innoson Boss Chukwuma

Transportation Fare Increases By 300% As Scarcity Worsens In Lagos

Robber Shoots Colleague Dead During Operation In Yenagoa

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Black Week Protests: MAPOLY Students Framed By Ogun State Govt. In SARS Custody

Former Special Assistant To Bayelsa Governor Dies In Ex-First Lady Patience Jonathan's Hotel In Yenagoa

Innoson vs GT Bank: How Industrialist Defrauded Bank And Bullied The EFCC, The Police And Courts With his Political Connections

Friday, December 22, 2017

President Buhari Names Rigger Of Kwara Council Polls As INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner

Bayelsa Speaker Advises Dickson To Heed The Cries Of Workers And Prioritize Workers' Welfare

Nigeria's Inspector General of Police Instructs SARS Personnel To Operate In Official Uniform As Police Rolls Plan To "Reform" Deadly Anti-Robbery Unit

EFCC Arrests Fake Investigator Over Attempt to Defraud Gov. Al Makura

EFCC Arrests 13 Suspected Internet Fraudsters

Ondo State Governor Presents N171B Budget To Assembly

President Buhari Says It Is An Act Of God That Nigeria Survived Going By Past Abuses Of Governance

Arik Air’s Cabin Crew Down Tools Over Salary Arrears

Osun State Workers To Commence Indefinite Strike Over Half Pay

Thursday, December 21, 2017

#EndSARS: Nigeria Police Blow Up Testicles And Penises Of Alleged Kidnappers In Abia State

#MissNigeria Pageant 2017 Ends With Miss Adamawa As Winner

Delta State Deputy Speaker's Driver Dies In Cannon Accident During Okowa's PDP Rally

Groups Releases Compendium Of Pending Corruption Cases

UN Resolution Rejects Trump’s Declaration Of Jerusalem As Israel’s Capital

NAHCO Truck Damages Air Peace Aircraft At Lagos Airport

Imprisoned Journalist Ahmed Abba To Be Freed As Cameroonian Court Reduces Sentence

Cholera Outbreak Kills Four In Nasarawa

Nigerian Banks, Billionaires & Your Sorry Ordinary Ass By Pius Adesanmi

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Group Accuses Jaiz Bank, National Hajj Commission Chairman Of Plot To Abduct Anti-Corruption Activist On

N300m Fraud Rocks Federal University Of Petroleum Resources In Delta As EFCC Arrests VC, Others

Buhari Inaugurates Seven New Permanent Secretaries

Buhari Inagurates Seven New Permanent Secretaries

New PDP Faction Emerges

Power Failure Cripples Flight Operations At Lagos Airport

“Okorocha Is Not A Role Model For Anything”-Pat Utomi Slams Imo State governor

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Four Herdsmen Arrested In Ondo State For Abducting Woman, Boy

Stop Using President Buhari’s To Cover Your Double Registration-Faleke Advises Kogi Governor

Appeal Court Affirms Conviction Of 14 Foreigners For Illegal Sale Of Petroleum In Nigeria

Gunmen Kidnap Paramount Ruler’s Wife, Principal In Bayelsa

Monday, December 18, 2017

Several Killed As Train Derails, Dangles Over Highway

How DSS Disobeyed Court Order And Continued To Keep Nnamdi Kanu’s Assistant In Detention

Buhari Extends Tenure Of Chief Of Defence Staff, Service Chiefs

EFCC Stalls Joseph Nwobike’s Rearraignment

Chaos At Lagos Airport As FAAN Uses Baggage Claim Carousel For Cargo

Nigerian Army Replies To UN, Says No Civilians Were Killed In Ngala Attack

Dept Of Petroleum Resources Seals 16 Filling Stations For Selling Fuel Above N145

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Kidnapped Ondo Civil Servant Regains Freedom

Rampaging NNPC Security Guard Shoots Bread Vendor To Death In Akure

$1bn Needed To Address Nigeria's Humanitarian Crisis In 2018, UN Says

Zanna Ibrahim Removed As Delta State Police Commissioner

Police Sources Reveal That $2million Was Carted Away During Delta Bullion Van Robbery

Vistajet Robbery: Nigerian Airport Security Team To Investigate How Bandits Attacked And Burgled Taxiing Jet At Lagos Airport

Wike: Governor’s "50th Birthday" Celebration Shows He Submitted Forged Documents To INEC In 2015

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Nigerian Passenger Dies Onboard Emirates Airlines From Dubai

167 Boko Haram Fighters Captured Around Lake Chad, Says Army

Friday, December 15, 2017

Nigerian Law School And The Need For Change By Abdulrazaq O Hamzat

Residents Of Borno Community Remain Shocked After Boko Haram Killed 6 Soldiers, Carted Away 2 Gun Trucks

Many Are Killed As Police And Miners Clash In Taraba

N1.8bn Subsidy Fraud: Supreme Court Dismisses Yanaty’s Appeal To Stop Investigation

EFCC Quiz Former Senate President David Mark Over Billions Stolen From The National Assembly During His Tenure

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Hoodlums Attack Traditional Ruler In Ilaje, Ondo State

We Are Running Out Patience, Shiite Muslim Warns Government

Anti-Corruption Group Calls On EFCC To Make Public Report On Suspended SEC Director

One Pronounced Dead In Fresh Bayelsa Attack

#EndSARS Campaign Promises To Provide Evidence Of SARS' Brutality To Senate

Court Denies Maryam Sanda Bail, Grants Bail To Mother, Two Others Implicated In Murder

Angry Traders From Utako Market Attack FCDA Official Within The Premises Of Abuja Court

Mother of "Killer Wife" Two Others Charged With Being Accomplices In The Murder Of Son Of Ex- PDP Chairman Bilyamin Bello

Kwara Must Change Lauds Appeal Court Over Decision On Saraki's Corruption Trial

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Nigeria To Pay Over $50m To Swiss Government And Lawyers As Cost Of Recovering $321m Abacha Loot

Nigerian Soldiers Battle Boko Haram In Borno

Fire Guts 20 Vehicles As Tanker Explodes In Festac

NCAA Rescues Kenya Airways, Picketing May Continue Next Tuesday

EFCC Fails To Arraign Dismissed Justice Yunusa Mohammed Nasir For Bribery

Oando Drags SEC To Court Of Appeal, Challenges High Court Order Suspending Its Shares

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Democratic Candidate Doug Jones Defeats President Donald Trump's Candidate In Alabama Senatorial election

N2bn Scam: Court Grants Oronsaye Leave to Travel

Nigerian Lawyers’ Group Condemns Appellate Court’s Dismissal Of Bribery Charges Against Justice Nganjiwa

German-Based Nigerian Pastor To Be Tried For Forgery, Land Grabbing

Union Grounds Operation Of Kenya Airways At Lagos Airport

#ENDSARS: Police Promise To Control SARS Movement

Senator Accusing Inspector General Of Police Of Corruption Gets Bail

Nigeria's Senate President Saraki Ordered By The Court Of Appeal To Face Fresh Corruption Trial

Three Killed, Seven Injured In Maiduguri IDP Camp Suicide Attack

Monday, December 11, 2017

Detention Of Niger Delta Activists: IYC Petitions UN, Africa Commission On Human And People's Rights

Ten Soldiers Killed In Boko Haram Ambush

#EndSARS: SARS Officer Gruesomely Tortures Man To Death In Ondo State, Dumps Corpse At Hospital Morgue

Probe Reveals N30b Oil Revenue 'Hidden' By NNPC

Four Injured, One Arrested As Blast Rocks New York Bus Terminal

#EndSARS Rally Commences In Nigeria As Protesters Give Inspector General Of Police 21 Days To Scrap The Unit

Delta Youths, Women Protest Against Okowa, DESOPADEC Director Over Corruption

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Medical Doctor Who Crushed FRSC Officer Reaches Agreement With His Family To Pay N5 Million Compensation

Police Move Against #EndSARS Campaign, Plan To Hold #SupportSARS Rally In Abuja

Saraki Working To Cover Up Senator Lafiagi And Frustrate Prosecution Of Soldiers Who Killed 3 Students

Flight Cancellations, Delays Increase As Poor Navigational Equipment Affects Flights Across Nigeria

How Whistleblowers Can Better Expose Corrupt Persons According To Experts Who Visited Multimillion-Dollar Homes Of Diezani And Kola Aluko In Nigeria

Newly Elected PDP Chairman Secondus Serves Buhari Quit Notice, Says APC Is A Mere Conspiracy

Saturday, December 09, 2017

PDP Looters Funded Buhari’s 2015 Campaign– Senators, Reps

Uche Secondus Wins PDP Chairmanship As Dokpesi And Adeniran Reject Results

Dokpesi Calls For Cancellation As Delegates And Aspirants Kick Against Unity List

Four Months Later, Salamatu Yet To Report To AIB

Security Operatives Manhandle Olisa Metuh, Deny Him Access To The State Box

Female AIT Reporter Shot By Armed Robbers In Bayelsa

Friday, December 08, 2017

ICPC Arraigns Access Bank, MD, Two Others Over Refusal To Honour Commission's Lawful Invitation

Atiku Discussed How To Call Gov. Wike To Order In PDP With Ibrahim Babangida

Ondo State Gas Stations Hoard Fuel And Shut Gates As DPR Begins Clamp Down

Akeredolu Needs Prayers And Correction To Succeed, If Willing To Listen, Says Tunji Abayomi

I Was Almost Rescued From Prison Commando-Style, Says Obasanjo

Absence of Defense Counsel Stalls Omokore's $1.6bn Oil Fraud Trial

Former Enugu Chief Judge , Umezulike Loses Appeal Against Forfeiture Of His Account

Armed Robbers Seize UBA Bullion Van In Delta, Cart Away Millions Of Naira

Illegal Refinery Explosion Leaves Scores Dead In Rivers

More Nigerians Return From Libyan "Slave Camps"

Thursday, December 07, 2017

PHOTOS: Gov Yahaya Bello Of Kogi Opens His New Mansion Even As Workers Salaries Are Not Paid |TheCable

Justice Ademola's Voluntary Retirement Announcement Was A Ruse To Cover Up His Sack From The Nigerian Judiciary - NJC

Citing Court Order, Socialist Party Of Nigeria Demands Registration Certificate From INEC

Don’t Vote For Raymond Dokpesi As PDP Chairman, Former AIT Employee Says

Justice Ademola's Resignation Stalls Trial Of 8 Christians Wrongly Accused Of Boko Haram Membership

Security Operatives Raid Leadership Newspaper Over N100m Debt To Niger State Senator

Businessman Arrested For Laundering $1.9m Ordered To Forfeit $700,000 To Nigerian Government

Court Orders Temporary Forfeiture Of N28,500,00 Properties Traced To Lagos State Public Works Accountant

Maina Demands 5% Of N1.6trn Recovered Pension Fund In Controversial Video

Killer Wife Maryam Sanda Hires Senior Lawyer JB Daudu Himself Accused Of Abusing His Late Wife

Murder Of Six Apo Igbo Traders: Police Service Commission Plans Promotion Of Killer Police Officer Ibrahim Danjuma

Gunmen Kidnap Former Nigerian Sports Minister Sango Damishi And Son

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Gov. Okorocha Blames Printer’s Devil For Mistake In Naming "Ministry Of Happiness" To Which He Appointed His Sister

BudgIT Vows To Sue Nigeria Police Force Over Unjust Arrest, Assault Of Its Staff, Moses Motoni

N207m Debt: GTB Urges Court To Dismiss Ladoja's Bond

Panic Ensues As Fuel Scarcity Hits Ondo State

Lagos Lawyer Keyamo Urges Continuation Of Suspended SEC DG's Probe, Forensic Audit Of Oando Plc

Appeal Court Returns Lamido’s Case to Justice Ademola

Reckless Driver Who Killed Road Safety Officer Arraigned In Court, Granted N1m Bail

Ex-Sokoto Governor Bafarawa, Son, Continue To Push For Separate Trials In N2.1b Arms Scandal

Yemi Osinbajo Voted Nigeria’s ‘Man Of The Year’ In SaharaReporters’ Poll

President Buhari Sets 500 Inmates Free In Kano

A Fresh Set Of 257 Nigerians Return From Libya Today

How US Supports Nigeria's Anti-Corruption Efforts

OANDO Scandal: The Letter To The Minister Of Finance That Got SEC Director-General Gwarzo Fired

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Court Unfreezes 16 Bank Accounts Belonging To Patience Jonathan

Court Orders Temporary Forfeiture Of Another Two Properties Linked To Alison-Madueke

Nigerian Civil Society Groups Praise Agreement To Repatriate $321m Abacha Loot

PDP Chieftains Seek Court Order To Attend Party Convention

Court Grants Former Minister Of Finance Permission to Travel For Cancer Treatment

Fuel Queues Continue In Abuja Despite NNPC’s Denial Of Fuel Price Increase

Amnesty International Government Must Respond to Allegations of Police Abuses

SARS Arrests Staff Of BudgIT Nigeria, Moses Motoni, Amidst Calls To End Anti-Robbery Squad

Falana To President Buhari: DSS An Embarrassment To Your Government

2,778 Nigerians In Detention Camps In Libya

Malabu Scam: Human Rights Group File Criminal Complaint Against Shell In Netherland

#ENDSARS: Police Must Not Trigger A Revolution In Nigeria By Ignoring A Strident Call For Overhaul- Convener, Sega Awosanya

Monday, December 04, 2017

How Nigerian Navy Board Denied Eligible Officers Promotion

How Royal Dutch Shell/ENI Cheated Shell Emails Reveal Malabu's OPL 245 Was Awarded For One-third of Company Estimates

Police Arrest 3 Suspects Over Murder Of Fulani Cattle Dealer, Three Others In Bayelsa State

Heavy Fire Guts Federal Medical Centre In Ondo State

#EndSARS: IGP Orders Reorganization Of Anti-Robbery Squad, Probe Of Alleged Crimes

Court Awards N10m Damages Against Delta State Attorney General, Hospitals Management Board, Others Over Death Of Pregnant Woman

High Court Orders Arrest Of Former Enugu State Governor Nnamani

Gunmen Kidnap Former Ekiti Senator Ayo Arise Between Okene And Abuja

Sunday, December 03, 2017

PDP Welcomes Atiku’s Return

Atiku's Defection To PDP Does Not Exclude Me From Running, Makarfi Says

Atiku Announces Defection To PDP On Facebook Live

Nigerian Aviation Union, Ground Handling Company Bicker Over Privatization, Severance Packages

Saturday, December 02, 2017

Gunmen Kill Fulani Cattle Dealers Leader, Three Others In Bayelsa

Muslims Must Lead War Against Terrorism -Shehu Sanni

Multibillion Naira Fraud, Abuse Of Power And Shielding Corrupt Elements With The DSS-Why Magu Is After Daura! -TELL MAGAZINE

N10m Fraud: How Ex-Enugu Chief Judge Umezulike Misled NJC -Witness

Suicide Bombers Kill 15, Injure 53 In Borno Market Attack

Friday, December 01, 2017

Nigerians Rejoice As Nigeria Is To Play Argentina, Iceland, Croatia In 2018 World Cup’s Group Stage

Ondo APC Crisis: Boroffice, Kekemeke, And Ilori Can’t Return To APC, Says Adetimehin

President Trump's Aide, Mike Flynn Pleads Guilty To Lying To The FBI

Another Police Cell Break Averted At Police Headquarters In Bayelsa

Fresh Batch O)f 150 Nigerians Return From Libya

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