Sahara Reporters Archive for March 2018

Friday, March 30, 2018

Two Companies Linked To Tinubu, Ambode’s Aide To Collect Land Use Charge In Lagos State

Fountain Varsity Asks Govt To Allow Private Institutions Benefit From TET-Fund

Dino Melaye: Police Re-Arrest 5 Out Of 6 Escapee Suspects

BREAKING: FG Releases Names Of ‘Looters’

Believe in Nigeria; Don’t Give Up, Ex-President Jonathan Tells Nigerians

Nigerian Govt Releases 'Teaser List of PDP Looters'

Gunmen In Military, Police Uniforms Kill Six In Kaduna

Eko Electricity Coy Promises Uninterrupted Power Supply During Easter

2019 Polls: Pastor Tunde Bakare To Meet Nigerians In Us

Group Demands Abike Dabiri's Sack Over Fraudulent Martin Luther King’s Award

Apology Meaningless When You Have Not Returned What You Stole, Presidency Tells PDP

Bandits Kill 32 In Zamfara Village

AfDB President, Adesina, Loses Father

Ondo Debts: Group Gives Gov. Akeredolu Ultimatum To Probe Mimiko Administration

Tinubu Echoes Our Position On Failure Of Buhari's Administration, Says PDP

Lawmaker Who Sponsored Controversial NGO Bill Dies At 58

Groups With 'Evil Designs' Plotting To Disrupt Nigeria's 2019 Election- Security Chiefs

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Africa’s Food, Agricultural Market To Hit $1 Trillion By 2030- AFDB President

Nigerian Senate Released List of 'Bills Passed Since Inception' Amidst Pay Row

Navy Seizes 280,000 Liters Of Diesel, Arrests 7 Suspects In Rivers

Court Sends 2 Men To Prison For Defrauding Betting Company Of N8m

Don't Accept Apology of Corrupt, Lying PDP, Tinubu Urges Nigerians

Army Chief Buratai Tackles Danjuma At Burial Of 11 Soldiers Killed In Kaduna

Charly Boy Refiles Suit Against Police Over #ResumeorResign Assault

Enugu Police Recovers 148 Guns, 206 Cartridges in One Month

SERAP Tell NASS Members To Return Monies Collected As Running Costs, Other Dodgy Allowances

Stakeholders Speak As Petroleum Industry Governance Bill Makes Way To Buhari's Table

$40m ONSA Fraud: Court Grants Azibaola’s No-Case Submission in Part, Acquits Wife

Chinese Arraigned For Attempting To Smuggle N108m Out Of Nigeria

APC Chieftain Advises Oyegun To Resign, Retire From Politics

Buhari's Visit To Lagos: Declaring Public Holiday Wasteful, Unnecessary - ADP

Ambode To Establish Automobile Assembling Plant In Lagos

Nigerian Army Advises Boko Haram To Embrace FG's Amnesty Offer

One Out Of Every Three Nigerians Experienced Moderate Or High Poverty In 2017 - Survey

Police Say All Routes Are Open To Traffic In Lagos Despite Buhari's Visit

Nigerian Govt Explains Controversies Over Award By Martin Luther King's Family Members To Buhari

Buhari, A Tyrant Not Deserving Of Any Award, Says Omokri

Another 166 Nigerians Repatriated From Libya

Journalists Barred From Covering Buhari’s Visit To Ikeja Bus Terminal

Travelers Stranded As Lagos Prepares To Receive President Buhari

IPOB: Court Orders Sureties To produce Nnamdi Kanu or Go to Jail

Obasanjo, Oracle Of Nigerian Politics - Party Chairman

Nigerian Senators Entitled To Only N1.1m Monthly Pay, Says RMAFC

APC Will Collapse Before 2019 Elections, Says PDP Chieftain

EFCC Drags Sekibo, Heritage Bank CEO To Court Over Alleged N605m Fraud

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Palm Oil Will Start Sustaining Our State By 2020 – Abia Govt.

Meningitis Kills Eight In Kano

Lawyers Insist On Protest Against Lagos Land Use Charge Despite Police Threat

Police Recover 198 Illegal Firearms From Herdsmen, Cattle Rustlers In Katsina

Ondo Residents Submit 15 guns To Police

Lawyer Drags Akwa Ibom Governor, Attorney General To Court To Compel Release Of White Paper On Church Building Collapse

INTERVIEW: Why I Want To Be Nigeria’s President – Sowore, SaharaReporters Publisher

Nigeria Moved From 169 To 145 On EU Trade Ranking - EU Trade Rep.

Malabu Oil Deal: Shell Suspects Crime Over Another Oil Bloc In Nigeria

Shell Finally Admits Bribery, Corruption As 4 Former Staff Face Criminal Trial In Milan

Atiku, A Formidable Opponent For APC - Lagos Lawmaker

EFCC Chairman Asks Youth To Take Ownership Of Anti-Corruption War

Tinubu Shuns APC Caucus Meeting To Attend Birthday Celebration- Aide

Police Put Dino Melaye On Interpol Watch

BREAKING: Police Declare Dino Melaye Wanted

Lawyers, CSOs To Lead Fresh Protest Over Lagos Land Use Charge Law

80 Political Parties May Contest In Nigeria's 2019 Elections - INEC Chairman

APC Drops Board Of Trustees For Elders' Council

FAAC Rift Ends As States, Local and Federal Govts Share N647bn

Group Blasts Martin Luther King Jr’s Family For Giving Leadership Award To President Buhari

Buhari, Military Culpable In Taraba Security Issues - Gov. Ishaku

I'm Surprised Buhari Did not Sign Africa Free Trade Deal, Says Obasanjo

EFCC Recovers $115,000 Cash From Ex-Air Force Chief, Amosu’s House

Boko Haram: UN To Spend $11 Million On Live-Saving Aid In North-East Nigeria

I Instructed Stewards To Pay Dollars Into Mrs. Jonathan’s Account – Dudafa

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Easter: Nigerian Govt Declares Friday, Monday Public Holidays

Kwara Group Alleges Plot By State Govt. To Frame Members

OML 120 and 121: Court Rejects Allied Energy, Camac’s Application To Recover Seized Multi-billion OYO Crude Oilfields

2019: Ex-VP Atiku Vows to Build A New Nigeria Devoid Of Segregation And Favoritism

Martin Luther King's Nephew Counsels Nigerians On Buhari

Senate Asks Presidency To Submit Finance Bill For 2018 Budget

NCP Calls For Repel Of '' Fraudulent" Pension To Former Lagos Governors

DSS Arrests Major Financer of Notorious Kidnap Gang In Kogi state

Tenure Extension: Confusion In APC As Party Set Up Committee On Way Forward

Nigeria Drug Control Agency Impounds N59m Worth Of Tramadol Tablets

Apology: PDP Not Repentant; Only Trying To Deceive Nigerians – APC

Apology: Vote PDP Members Into Councillorship Positions First, Keyamo Advises Nigerians

Nigeria Can Save $1.4Bn Annually By Switching From Kerosene To Renewable Energy- Advocacy Group

Analysis: The Warped Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (Part 2)

ICPC Set To Prosecute Suspended SEC DG, Mounir Gwarzo

Gov. Akeredolu Of Ondo To Conduct Local Govt Election With N2 Billion

2019: President Buhari Assures Nigerians, UN Of Credible Elections

Buhari Shocks Oyegun, Others, Withdraws Support For Tenure Extension Of All Progressives Congress Excos

Sierra Leone Presidential Run-off Set For March 31, Court Rules

Boko Haram Attacks Community On Newly Reopened Maiduguri-Bama Road

Monday, March 26, 2018

500m Fraud: Court Adjourns Arraignment Of Badagry Prince

Nigeria's Debt Profile: Smallest State Has Largest Debt

New Regulation To Help Electricity Distribution Companies Bridge Metering Gap - Expert

Has The Judiciary Saved Sierra Leone From Chaos?

Some People Want To Tarnish My Image, Ex- President Jonathan Cries Out

Abuja's Gwoza Residents Protest Over Demolition of Market, Barricade Airport Road

Coalition Endorsement: "I Was Not Part of This Meeting" - NLC President, Ayuba Wabba

Nigerian Aviation Security Personnel To Carry Firearms Soon – Minister

NFIU Bill: HEDA Calls For Restraint, Canvasses Permanent Solution

Union Leader Calls For Unbundling Of Ajaokuta Steel Plant

N1.7bn Theft: Court Grants Bail To FirstNation Airline Boss

Leave Me Out Of Your Police Problems, Kogi Governor Tells Melaye

Peoples Democratic Party Apologizes to Nigerians

MMM Founder dies at 62

Moshood Abiola Polytechnic Students Protest Delay ln Release Of Results

Sen. Andy Uba Denies Ownership Of Controversial WAEC Certificate

EFCC Declares Man Wanted For N215 Million Fraud

SPECIAL REPORT: Ajaokuta Steel Company, Natasha Akpoti, House Of Reps And The Acquisition Plot

Nigerians Must End To 'Selectocracy' In 2019 - Fela Durotoye

Central Bank of Nigeria, Bank of Industry To Help UNILAG Set Up Refinery — Vice Chancellor

Nigerian Army Disowns 'Soldier' Who Claimed Dapchi Abduction Was Staged

APC Plotting To Ensure Buhari Is The Sole Presidential Candidate In 2019, Says PDP

Nigerian Govt Eliminates Over 30,000 'Fake Names' From Police Payroll

NGO Condemns Nigerian Govt Offer Of Amnesty To Boko Haram Members

Aviation Workers Threaten Strike Over Pensions In Nigeria

Sunday, March 25, 2018

2019: Soyinka, Agbakoba, Labour Leaders Endorse Grand National Coalition

I Did Not Flee Nigeria, Dino Melaye Says From Abroad

Pope Francis Admonishes Young People To Always Speak Up

Niger Delta Governors Shun PANDEF’s Restructuring Rally

Buhari, Northern Politicians Should Not Expect Our Votes In 2019, Says Northern Stakeholders

Former Minister, Alhaji Hassan Lawal, Is Dead

PDP Postpones Kano Rally

Saturday, March 24, 2018

NBS Data Reveals How Much Nigerian States Generated Internally In 2017

Danjuma Asks Nigerians To Defend Themselves Against Killers, Says ‘Armed Forces Not Neutral’ -TheCable

Police Threaten To Declare Dino Melaye Wanted Over Unlawful Possession Of Firearms

Why ‘Grand Corruption’ Under Ex-President Jonathan Cannot Be Forgotten – VP Osinbajo’s Aide

Presidency Tells PDP To Address Allegation Of Hacking Into President Buhari's Personal Data

Commercial Driver Nabbed In Ondo For Raping OAU Student

Desperate Dino Melaye Flees Nigeria, Warns Saraki To Fight For Him Or Risk Being Exposed

Dapchi Schoolgirl: We Were Flown In Planes and Taken Over Rivers In Boats

There’ll Be Trouble If APC Rigs 2019 Election, Warns Junaid Mohammed

Security Operatives Burst EIYE Confraternity Human Trafficking Gang In Spain, Rescue 39 Victims

Chief Idowu Sofola, President, Yoruba Council Of Elders Is Dead

How Man Used POS To Steal N1.2bn From Access Bank: Witness

Analysis: The Warped Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (Part 1)

Why I Selected Late Akunyili To Lead NAFDAC - Ex-President Obasanjo

Friday, March 23, 2018

It's A Shame Only 7% Of National Assembly Members Are Women - Prof Sonaiya

NIA Scandal: Kingibe, DG Paid Media For Image Laundering-Najatu Mohammed

Recall Of Senator Dino Melaye From Senate Starts March 27- INEC

Why Nigerian Military Cannot Guarantee Security In North East - Spokesperson

Ex- President Jonathan, Clark To Lead Niger Delta Rally On Restructuring

Nigerian Govt's Borrowing Costs Are Dropping, DMO Data Reveals

2019: Amaechi Deceiving SouthEast On Buhari - Secondus

Agitations For Secession Not An Offense Under Nigerian Laws, Says IPOB

Court Frees Supreme Court Justice, Ngwuta, Of Corruption Charges

Christian Schools Will Boycott WAEC Examinations, Says Group

Man In France Shot Dead After Taking Hostages And Killing 3

Swiss Companies Create 10,000 Jobs In Nigeria - Minister

Court Restrains Lagos State From Enforcing 5% Hotel Tax Law

Police Determined To End Kidnapping - IGP Idris

‘Lord, We Ask That You Visit The Camp Of The Captors,’ Pastor Adeboye Prays For Leah Sharibu

Dapchi Girls’ Release Signifies Nigeria’s Commitment To Security Of Nigerians-President Buhari

VP Osinbajo Agrees With Bill Gates On Necessity Of Pro- People Investments For Nigeria's Economic Development

Deputy Senate Ekweremadu Sells Two US Properties Below Market Value To Stop Nigerian Gov't From Seizing Them

Trump Fires National Security Adviser, McMaster

You Have No Right To Declare Anyone Wanted, Judge Tells EFCC

Another 149 Nigerians Return from Libya

Former Pupil Narrated How She Was Defiled By Supervisor Of Chrisland School

Gov. El-Rufai Says Bill Gate’s Opinion On Buhari’s Economic Policy Not Correct

How Obafemi Awolowo University Management Illegally Arrests And Imprison Union Leaders

EcoBank Celebrates N88.3bn Profit Before Tax In 2017

Africa's Richest Man Asks Nigeria Govt To Invest In Development Of Youth Population

Christian Association Demands Release Of Lone Dapchi Girl In Boko Haram Captivity

Only 57% Of Nigerians Have Access To Potable Water - Minister

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Fresh Trouble For NHIS Secretary As EFCC Demands Explanations On His Activities

Police IGP Halts Withdrawal Of Officers From VIPs, Politicians

Police Arrest Graduate, 3 Others For Armed Robbery in Akwa Ibom

Buhari’s Economic Blueprint Does Not Address Nigerians’ Needs — Bill Gates

Gov. Akeredolu Offers N3 Million Compensation To Families Of Persons Killed In His Wife's Convoy Accident

OAU Students, Management Clash Over Hall Of Residence

President Buhari: The Lone Christian Dapchi Girl Still With Boko Haram Won't Be Abandoned

Scholars Must Proffer Solutions To Problems Confronting Nigeria - Gov. Aregbesola

NGO Asks Gov. Ambode To Stop Plans To Privatize Water Supply In Lagos

All The Challenges We Are Facing In Nigeria Are Due To Scholarship Problems- Aregbesola

Court Adjourns Former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki Case Till 3rd And 4th May 2018

President Buhari Visits Zamfara

Gov. Okowa's Cousin, Delta SSG In N350m Scam

Nigerian Top Civil Servant To Spend 6 years In Prison, Pay N23bn Fine Over Pension Theft

Lessons Nigeria Should Learn From Defunct Biafra - Minister

APC Chairman Meets Saraki, Others Over Plot Against Buhari

We Will Continue To Oppose Ambode's Land Use Charge - Lagos PDP

Cultists Set Police Headquarters Ablaze in Bayelsa

Buhari's Communications Minister Adebayo Shittu Owns 12 Luxury Homes, N93m Printing Press And 25 Cars-Spokesperson

Cambridge Analytica: How Jonathan's Campaign Paid Firm £2m To Hack Into Buhari's Medical Records

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Nigerian Manufacturers Ask President Buhari To Keep Off AfCFTA

Nigeria Is Now Poverty Capital Of The World- Former Deputy Gov. Of Central Bank

Dapchi Girls Kidnap, Release Was Staged To Swindle Nigerians

Boko Haram Has Enslaved Only Christian Among Kidnapped Girls Of Dapchi

Deputy Senate Ekweremadu’s Assets Declaration Form Reveals He Hid Multi-billion Naira Properties, Investments

Dangote Sugar Fakery: Accused Plea Bargain Suffers Setback

UPDATED: Nigerian Govt Lied, 5 Million Euros, Boko Haram Fighters, Swapped For Dapchi Girls

Ezekwesili, Others React To Release Of #Dapchi Girls

National Assembly Fixes Date To Pass 2018 Budget

BREAKING: Dapchi Girls On The Way To Abuja To Meet President Buhari

INEC Fixes Date For Restart Of Dino Melaye's Recall From The Senate

Nigerian Govt Lied, Boko Haram Fighters, Money Swapped For Dapchi Girls

Bandits Kill 11 Soldiers In Kaduna

Freed Schoolgirls: President Buhari Sends Four Ministers To Dapchi

Nigerian Govt Says No Ransom Was Paid To Free Dapchi Girls

Boko Haram Returns Kidnapped School Girls In Dapchi, Five Dead

FLASHBACK: Assassination Of A Witness About To Testify Against Melaye

IOCs Lying About Number Of Gas Flaring Sites In Nigeria - Petroleum Ministry Official

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Police IGPs And The Politics Of Withdrawal Of Police Personnel From VIPs, Politicians

Police IGP Warns Against Violation Of Order On Withdrawal Of Personnel From Politicians, Others

Dapchi Girls: Nigerian Military Faults Amnesty International

Omokri To VP Osinbajo: Prove That Jonathan Shared N150Bn 3 Weeks Before 2015 Election

Gunmen Kill Three Persons In Kogi - Police

Police Sergeant, 3 Others Arrested For Robbing Jigawa Deputy Governor

Final Year Student Of Maiduguri University Battling For Life After Acid Attack

Nigerian Troops Capture Gunrunner In Southern Kaduna

Two Suspects In Police Custody For Cutting Off Corps Member’s Hand

Group Urges House Of Reps To Come Clean On Members' Running Costs

Breaking: My Meeting With Buhari Private, Says Sambo

Police Officer ‘Who Ordered Apo Killings’ Promoted To AIG

Defamation: President Buhari's Aide Set To Sue Ekweremadu For N5billion

Sign Not- Too- Young -To- Run- Bill Now, CSOs Urge Buhari

Dino Melaye Reacts To Police Claim That He Armed Criminal Suspects

Monday, March 19, 2018

Dapchi: Nigerian Security Forces Ignored Warnings About Boko Haram Attack Hours Before Schoolgirls’ Abduction-Amnesty International

Nigerian Air Force Student Pilot 'Force- Landed' Aircraft In Kaduna

Court Admits More Evidence In Paul I.K Dairo's N200m Suit Against Etisalat

Association Kicks Against Proposed Introduction of Land Use Charge In Ondo State

Audu’s Son ‘Flees’ As Police Charge Melaye With Illegal Possession Of Firearms

Arik Aircraft Suffers Damage 24hrs After Relocating To MMA2

Maryam Sanda: Drama As Prosecution Witness Disappears In Court

Nigeria's Defence Minister Denies Saying Dapchi Girls Will Be Rescued In 2 Weeks

Ezekwesili Slams Police IG, Says Order On Withdrawal Police Will Not Be 'Actioned'

Alleged N4.7bn Fraud: Prosecution Stalls Ladoja’s Trial

Group Hails Judiciary For Reinstating Whistlebower Who Exposed Okiro's Corruption

ANRP Rejects Lagos Land Use Charge Regime, Brands It Crony Capitalism

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Lagos Police Warns Against Protests On Land Use Charge

Russia’s Vladimir Putin Wins Another Term

Edo Governor Orders Arrest Of 'Killer Herdsmen' Within 7 Days

Alleged Notorious Gunrunner, Kidnap Kingpin Nabbed In Nigeria

Nigerian Troops Arrest Herdsmen Destroying Farmland In Benue

Aisha Buhari Appointed UN Special Ambassador

Nigerian CSO Asks UN To Declare 'Killer Herdsmen' A Terrorist Organization

Why President Buhari Cancelled Trip To Rwanda

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Ameenat Gurib-Fakim, Mauritius President Resigns

Buhari Cancels Trip To Rwanda

Federal Government Must Ensure Herdsmen Never Strike Again In Nigeria - Kogi Lawmaker

Electoral Act Amendment Bill: Senators, Reps Not Divided, Say Saraki, Dogara

Lagos To Turn Olusosun Dumpsite Into Recreational Hub

Buhari, Lawmakers Mourn Late Nigerian Senator

Former Enugu Chief Judge Asks NSA To Investigate How Ekweremadu Acquired 32 Choice Properties

President Buhari Congratulates Chinese Xi Jinping On Re-election

Ford Recalls 1.4 Million Cars Because Steering Wheels Can Come Off While Driving

Election-Reordering Bill: Yoruba Youth Group Supports Buhari

INTERVIEW: My Cabinet Understudying Each Sector Ahead Of 2019, Says Sowore

Controversial CEO of Capital Oil, Ifeanyi Ubah, Eyes Anambra South Senatorial Seat

UN Deputy Secretary General Expected In Nigeria Next Week For Consultations

I Did Not Say Nigerians Have Lost Trust In President Buhari - Peter Obi

Senator Ali Wakili Dies At 58

Fulani Herdsmen Kill 4 Soldiers In Garrison Commander's Convoy, Injure Scores In Plateau

President Buhari Collects Dowry For Dangote’s Daughter

Two Killed in Yoruba-Hausa Clash In Lagos

27M Disabled Nigerians Still Unable To Vote - NGO

Friday, March 16, 2018

SPECIAL REPORT: How Northern Communities Suffer Consequences Of Abandoned Health Projects

Yabatech Dismisses Lecturer For Exposing Corruption - Centre

N1.7bn Fraud: EFCC Arraigns FirstNation Airways’ MD, Odukoya

Fake INEC Registration Center Discovered In Kwara

Shell, Eni Wrongly Blames 89 Oil Spills In Nigeria On Theft, Sabotage, Says Amnesty International

Gunmen Storm Akure Unity School, Rob Bursar Of N3m

Media Group Urges Buhari To Swiftly Sign Digital Freedom Bill Into Law

Polls Reordering: Senate Gets Legal Advice To Override Buhari's Veto

Sao Tome & Principe Among 4 Nations To Graduate From Rank Of Least Developed Countries - UN

Passengers Furious As Aero Contractor Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Sokoto

Court Of Appeal Orders Continuation Of Senator Dino Melaye’s Recall From The Nigerian Senate

All Progressives' Congress Leaders Accuse Gov. Aregbesola Of Destroying Party In Osun

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Nigerian Senate Investigates Samsung For Illicit Importation

Bridge Collapses, Kills Several People In Florida

Hate Speech Bill Targeted At Opposition - Soyinka

Modular Refineries Will End Illegal Refining, Save Environment In Niger Delta -Kachikwu

Supreme Court Justice, 2 Others For Probe Over Alleged Corruption

British PM Says U.K Is Looking To Markets Outside Russia For Gas

Supreme Court Adjourns Saraki's, FG's Appeal on CCT Trial Indefinitely

Senate To Write Chief Justice Of Nigeria Over Electoral Amendment's Court Ruling

N731M Fraud: Court Orders Remand Of 2 Former INEC Officials In Prison

Funds May Stall Zungeru Power Project, Says Ministry Of Power

Nigeria To Cut Sulphur Particle In Fuel From July, Says NNPC

Killings: Massive Action, Not 'Unjust Tears' Needed From Buhari, Says Soyinka

Metuh's Application To Travel Abroad For Medical Treatment Suffers Set Back In Court

National Judicial Council Recommends Retirement Of 2 Judges, Investigating 3 For Corruption Related Offences

Blocked From America, Atiku Sells Controversial $2.95 Million U.S. Home

Corpses Of Victims Of Herdsmen Attack In Benue Village Arrive Church For Mass Funeral

NYSC Withdraws Corps Members From Troubled Kaduna Communities

'Suspension' Rededicates Me To My Duties, Says Rep Jibrin

Charly Boy Calls For Scrap Of National Assembly

Four Die In Abuja-Lokoja Road Crashes In 3 Days

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Breaking: Olusosun Dumpsite Inferno Destroys LAGBUS Vehicles, Trucks, Wares

Suicide Bomber Kills Scores, Injures 6 In Maiduguri

Fake Marriages Taking Place In Nigeria - Immigration Service

In Dapchi, President Buhari Pledges Safe Return Of Dapchi Schoolgirls

Court Restrains National Assembly From Overriding Buhari on Election Timetable Bill

Capital Importation Into Nigeria Up By 120% In 2017 - NBS

Failure of Security Agencies To Pay Debts Stalling Provision Of Electricity, Says EKEDC

Kaduna Begins Training, Orientation For Newly Employed 25,000 Teachers

Sen. Akpabio: Gov. Yahaya Bello, A Bad Representation For Youth

In Yobe, Buhari Vows That Heads Will Roll Over Abduction Of Dapchi Girls

Aviation Analyst Indicts NCAA Of Figure Manipulation, Diversion Of Billions Annually

Protest By Muslim Groups Rocks National Assembly Public Hearing Over Amasa Firdus, Law School Hijab Controversy

Sen. Melaye Accuses Kogi Of Creating 'State Police'

Lagos APC Chieftain Files Suit To Sack Oyegun, Others

President Buhari Arrives Yobe

Jibrin Resumes Legislative Duties At House Of Reps

Lawyer Commends Federal High Court Chief Judge For Reversal Of ‘No Phone' Policy In Court

ANRP Unveils Plan To Raise N1b

Abdullahi Adamu: Senate President Using Ekweremadu To Do Dirty Work

Electoral Amendment: We Will Resist If Senate Attempt To Veto President Buhari, Says APC Senators

World Famous Physicist, Stephen Hawking, Dies At 76

Christian Association Claims Herdsmen Destroy 500 Churches In Benue

Herdsmen Kill Traders In Benue

President Buhari Asks IGP To Submit Report Of Police Activities In 'Troubled' States

Lawyers, CSOs Protest Increment In Land Use Charge In Lagos

Vehicle In Convoy Of Akeredolu's Wife Kills 2 Undergraduates

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Communal Violence: El-Rufai Orders Security Beef Up At Kaduna/Plateau Boundary, Arrest Of Perpetrators

Plateau Governor Sacks Council Chairman Over Killings

AfDB Partners International Solar Alliance To Deliver Power To 250 Million Africans

Court Orders Police To Pay N3M To Trader For Violation Of Fundamental Right

Plot To Cover Up Underage Voting In Kano State Looms

Lagos Lawmaker Runs Away From Question About Insertion Of Alpha Beta In Land Charge Law

Fuel importation: NNPC Says Refineries Will Function At 90% by 2019

Malabu Oil Deal: Shell, Eni Submit Probe Reports To US Dept Of Justice

Shenu Sani Urges FG To Keep Its Promise On Minimum Wage Increment

President Buhari Sacks Boroh, Appoints New Boss For Amnesty Program

35 Year Old Timber Merchant In Ondo Bags Five Years Jail Term For Sexually Abusing Minor

President Trump Fires US Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson After He Returned From Nigeria

Scores Killed In Fresh Attacks in Plateau

House of Representatives Lifts Suspension on Jibrin

President Buhari Rejects Amendment To Electoral Act

Gov Lalong, Sports Minister In War of Words Over Buhari's Visit To Benue

Borno Closes Schools As Buhari's Ransom Payments Sparks Fears Of More Boko Haram Abductions

'Buhari Not In Charge', PDP Chairman, Others Say On IGP's Disobedience Of President

Four die In Attack by Herdsmen In Ebonyi

Why I Blew Lid On Senators' Running Cost - Shehu Sani

Monday, March 12, 2018

Lagos Governor Advocates 25 Years Jail Term For Rape, Domestic Violence

Fayose Questions Buhari’s Competence Over Comment About IGP

Buhari: I Cannot Overlook Killings In Benue Or Any Part Of Nigeria

Buhari To Tillerson: Why Nigeria Prefers ‘Negotiation’ To ‘Military Option’ For Rescue Of Abducted Schoolgirls

Civil Society Group Backs NBA Protest Against Lagos Land Use Charge

Soldiers, CJTF Make Us Give Sex For Food – Wives Of Detained Boko Haram Suspects Write Buhari

Canadian War Vessels Make Historic Visit To Nigeria

OPC Warns Herdsmen Against Killings In Southwest Nigeria

PHOTONEWS: US Secretary Tillerson, President Buhari Meets in Abuja

Benue killings: I’m surprised IGP Idris disobeyed my directive – Buhari

Kogi Govt Trying To Frame Me For Murder, Says Sen. Melaye

Benue Senator To Buhari: My People Are Not Happy With You

Nigerian Govt’s Treatment Of IPOB Violates African Charter, Says African Commission On Human And People’s Rights

US Secretary Of State Tillerson Arrives Abuja For Brief Visit To Nigeria

Secretary Tillerson Suspends Visit To Nigeria

Dapchi Girls: Buhari Govt Yet To Defend Withdrawal Of Military, Says PDP

ICPC Grills Niger Delta Power Officials Over Contract Scam

Outrage In Nigeria Over Senators' N13.5 Million Monthly Allowance

Herdmen Killings: President Buhari Arrives Benue State

N13.5 Million Monthly Allowance Never Hidden From Nigerians, Says Senate

Nigerian Elected President Of International Criminal Court

Dasukigate: Dokpesi Did No Job for N2.1bn Received -Witness

Witness Reveals How Diezani Paid Ex-Minister, Akinjide, Others N650m

How Okowa Blew N250m On Reception For Ex-Convict Former Governor James Ibori

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Villa Policemen Protest Unpaid Allowances Since 2015

Stop Killings In Adamawa, Benue, Taraba Or Face Court Martial, Nigerian Army Warns Commanders

Nigerian Govt Increases Excise Duty Rates For Alcohol, Tobacco

U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, Expected in Nigeria On Monday

VP Osinbajo's Mother: I Pray For Release Of Dapchi Girls Everyday

First Executive Governor Of Adamawa State Dies In Yola

Nigerian Govt Employs 350 Ex-Niger Delta Militants

Igbo Community In Kaduna Cries Out Over Missing Kinsmen After Kasuwa Magani Crisis

Abundant Party Urges Buhari To Reject UK's Prison Offer

2019: Prof Remi Sonaiya Declares Interest In Presidential Seat

Two Mozambicans Nabbed For Drug Trafficking At Lagos Airport

Saturday, March 10, 2018

National Association Of Kwara State Students Deny Holding Pro-Saraki Rally

VIDEO: Security Aides Of Niger Governor Shoot At Angry Youths In Bida Town

Nigerian Officials Embezzling Money Meant For Us – Libya Returnees Cry Out

Nigeria Labour Congress Urges Buhari Not To Sign Continental Free Trade Agreement

Friday, March 09, 2018

Group Supports Increase Of Land Use Charge, Others in Lagos

Ondo Varsity Students Vow To Resist Gov. Akeredolu's Plan To Hike Tuition Fees

Lawyer Petitions Chief Judge Over Seizure Of Phones At Entrance Of Federal High Court

How Ex- Minister Akinjide, 2 Others Receive N650m Diezani's Cash - Witness

Group Slams Senator Adeleke For 'Dancing And Ignoring National Issues'

Secretary Tillerson Applauds African Union On Fight Against Corruption

Hate Speech Law Will Be Used Against Free Speech, Sen. Shehu Sani Warns

Nigeria Immigration Service Suspends Two Officers Over Human Trafficking, Discloses Full Identities

Nigerian Lawmaker Argues Against Giving Women More Political Opportunities

Aregbesola, Omisore In War of Words Over Alleged $1.6 Billion UNESCO Fund

Former President Obasanjo Says Provision Of Jobs Is Solution To Terrorism, Other Crimes

The Threat From Kwara State Govt Against Me -Abdulrazaq O Hamzat

Arik Aircraft Traveling From Lagos To Accra Makes Emergency Landing Due To Cabin Smoke

Coup D'etat: Disregard Deputy Senate President Ekweremadu's Comment- Defence Headquarters

Politicians Importing Arms Into Nigeria Ahead Of 2019, Says Ekweremadu

Kwara Civil Society Group Demands Forensic Audit Of Harmony Holdings Limited

AIB Report on Port Harcourt Airport Vindicates Us – Dana Air

Afenifere Asks Gov. Akeredolu To Find Solution To Herdsmen Attacks On Ondo Farmers

Thursday, March 08, 2018

Nigerians Celebrate International Women’s Day

Sen. Dino Melaye Accuses Kogi Governor Of Illegal Importation Of Security Gadgets

Militants Issue 21 Days Ultimatum To Governor Akeredolu Over Failed Amnesty Programme

Appeal Court Reserves Judgment In Suit To Extradite Sen. Kashamu To U.S.

Buhari Salutes Osinbajo At 61, Thanks Him For Being Loyal, Dependable Partner

UK To Build New £695, 525 Wing In Kirikiri, Lagos Prison

Court Orders EFCC To Serve Akinjide, Others Investigative Report

Nigerian Immigration Officers Bursted While Trafficking 6 Underage Girls At Lagos Airport

222 Inmates On Death Row Discovered In Delta Prison

Lagos New Land Use Charge Revives Tinubu, AlphaBeta and Lagos Funds Controversies

Governor Ishaku Announces Curfew In Taraba Over Communal Clash

N163.9m Bribe: Ex Plateau REC, 2 Others Docked

Kaduna State Students Pass No Confidence Vote On El-Rufai, Accuse Him Of Destroying Education

Nigerian Senators Abandon Sitting Storm Code Of Conduct Tribunal For Senate President Saraki’s Corruption Trial

Ibadan Lounge-Bar Shooting Controversy: Soldier, Not Bar Owner Killed Victim-Witnesses

Group Blasts Kwara Assembly For Ordering Govt. Official Indicted For Corruption To Refund N20m, Demands Prosecution

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Nigerian Government Discovers Hidden Multimillion Properties Linked To Deputy Senate President Ekweremadu In The US, UK And UAE

Independence Day Bombing: Court Jails Charles Okah, Co-conspirator For Life

Outrage In Lagos Over Ambode's New Land Use Charge

Charles Okah, Nwabueze Get Life Imprisonment Over Independence Day Bombing

PDP Advises Buhari To Take Lessons on Development From Ghana’s President

Nigeria Police Service commission Promotes Police Force PPRO Moshood jimoh After Buhari's CPSO Intervened: Officers Accuse Okiro Of Bribe Taking As Junior Officers Are Elevated Above Seniors

Senate To Withhold Budget of Parastatals Over Failure To Submit Audit Reports

Pastors Use Threat Of Curses To Force Church Members To Pay Tithe, Bishop Mike Okonkwo Confesses

Obiano Sacks Cabinet Ahead Of Inauguration For Second Term

EFCC Re-Arraigns Former INEC Chief In Kwara State, Christian Nwosu

Microfinance Bank Accuses Sterling Bank Of N219m Fraud

EFCC RE-Arraigns Former Kwara INEC Secretary On Gratification Charges

Yabatech Gets New Rector

IPOB Threatens To Disrupt Any Public Event On Restructuring In South-East

Judge Absence Stalls Ruling In Metuh's Destruction of Evidence Suit

INEC Confirms Registration Of Ineligible Persons As Voters In Taraba

Dino Melaye Asks Senate To Veto Buhari On Peace Corps Of Nigeria Bill

Abundant Party Raises Alarm Over APC's Plan To Use Public Funds For N14.8Bn Budget

U.S. Announces $533m Humanitarian Assistance For Nigeria, Others

How Popular Lagos Pastor, Tony Rapu, Was Duped N23M With 'Diesel Deal' - EFCC

EFCC Receives $375,000 Cash Intercepted At Kano Airport

Forgery: Court Refuses Notorious Fraudster, Nwude, Bail

Former Nasarawa Governor, Aliyu Akwe Doma, Is Dead

Lagos Banker Pleads Guilty To N70 Million Fraud

Nigerian Senators Receive N13.5 Million 'Running Cost' Every Month - Shehu Sani

Ben Bruce Attacks Buhari For Promising To Help Ghana Fight Corruption

Boko Haram Commander Freed In Chibok Girls Swap Deal Resurfaces, Issues Fresh Threat Against Nigeria

Tears, Sorrow And Pain As Parents Of Dapchi School Girls Kidnapped By Boko Haram Speak

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Alleged N2.9bn Fraud: FCMB, GTBank testify in Orji Kalu's trial

Nigeria Secret Police Unconditionally Frees Abuja Bureau Chief Of Daily Independent Tony Ezimakor

Agonizing Parents Say Govt 'Not Serious' About Rescue Of Dapchi Girls

Pirates Invade Bayelsa Communities, Kill 2; Steal 10 Speedboats

Nigeria To Support Ghana In Fight Against Corruption - Buhari

Our 'Movement' Different From Obasanjo’s Coalition- Agbakoba

Dangote Laments Difficulties Of Doing Business In Nigeria

Stolen Pension Funds: Reps Invite CBN Governor, Okonjo Iweala

Despite Recent Abduction, Killings, Osinbajo Says Boko Haram No Longer A Serious Fighting Force

National Assembly Re-ordering of 2019 Election Timetable Wasteful, Anti- Democratic, Says Muslim Group

24 Villagers Die in Fresh Herdsmen Attacks In Benue

AIB Releases 'Say Nothing Report' On Dana, Nestor Oil Gulfstream Airline Incidents

Nigeria's AIB Releases Preliminary Report on Lagos Delta Airline Air Return Incident

Kinsmen Accuse Kogi Senator Of Pocketing N10 billion For Constituency Projects

Oyo Governorship Aspirant Slams Ajimobi For Budgeting N15 Billion For His Office

Dapchi Girls: Adamawa Bans Visitors From Girls' Schools

2019: Buhari Should Go Back To His Village, Olapade Agoro Advises

Buhari Wants Balanced Military Footprint Across Nigeria, Says Chief of Army Staff

90 Million Nigerians Without Electricity Supply, Says Fashola

Judge Hearing Case Challenging El-Rufai's Sack of Kaduna Teachers Dies

EFCC To Arrest Leo Ogor Over Constituency Projects

Two Die Of Cholera In Bauchi

Folarin Coker, WIfe Diverted N3 Billion From Account of Lagos State Govt. - EFCC

Monday, March 05, 2018

National Intelligence Adviser Funds: EFCC Quizzes Babagana Kingibe

"We See People In Wheelchairs Unable To Raise Hands Standing For Election. This Is A Joke; …The Whole World Already Laughing At Us", Video Of MO Ibrahim's Anger On Support For Old Men As Leaders In African Countries Goes Viral

Court Dismisses Senior Lawyer Rickey Tarfa’s No-case Submission In Fraud Trial

U.S. Interested in Nigeria's 2019 Election - Secretary Tillerson

N2.9bn Fraud Trial: Millions Paid Into Kalu's Slok Account in Many Tranches - Witness

President Weah Seeks Nigeria's Help To Tackle Challenges in Liberia

Gov. Fayose Says '2019 Votes' Behind Buhari's Scheduled Visits To Troubled States

Party Drags Federal Govt., INEC, National Assembly To Court Over 2019 Election

Pastor Tunde Bakare Unveils Political Movement For 'Restructuring Nigeria' Campaign

EFCC Re-Arraigns Alao-Akala, Two Others Over Alleged N11.5Bn Fraud

Gunmen Abduct Two Local Government Workers In Ondo

#OurMumuDonDo Activists To Occupy DSS Headqtrs On Wednesday Over DetainedDaily Independent Bureau Chief

Tension Brews In Yenagoa Over Blocking Of Major Road For Jumat Service

Nigeria’s Attorney General Malami Has Attempted To Scuttle The Trial Of Shell And ENI Executives In Milan Before It Starts

Sunday, March 04, 2018

Abduction: Dapchi Youths To Meet Over Rescue Efforts

EFCC Seizes Stella Oduah’s Passport Over Alleged Fraud

Lagos Commercial Tricycle Operators Accuse SARS Operatives Of Illegal Arrests, Extortion

NFIU Bill Saga; Sen. Utazi Lied, Lacks Understanding Of Parliamentary Practice – Oladele

Appeal Court Bars CCT Chairman From Participating In Trial Of Man Who Accused Him Of Bribery

Cameroon Returns 4 Soldiers, 2 Mobile Policeman Who Fled There During Boko Haram's Attack On Rann

Lekki-Epe Expressway Acquisition: Group Writes Ambode, Demands Update On Concession

Saturday, March 03, 2018

Drop Hate Speech Bill; International Press Centre Advises Nigeria Senate

Man Shoots Himself Outside Of White House - US Secret Service

President Buhari, Northern Governors Have Lost Our Trust - Coalition Of Northern Groups

UN Secretary Announces Evacuation Aid Worker In Troubled Northeast Nigeria

Abundant Party Slams APC Over 2018 N14.8b Budget

#OurMumuDonDo Demands Unconditional Release Of Independent Newspaper's Abuja Bureau Chief From Detention

15 Killed In Attacks On Fulani Communities In Taraba

Yaba College of Technology Students Demand Improved Learning Environment, Security, End To Ban On Unionism

Agric Minister Audu Ogbeh Lied About The Collapse Of Thailand’s Rice Mills?

Graphic Images of Slain Nigerian Soldiers, Policemen and Civilians At Rann Shows They Were Captured, Tied Up And Shot At Close Range By Boko Haram

Buhari Writes UK's Serious Fraud Office Asking Them To Probe How Saraki, Ekweremadu Acquired £15million, And £4m London Homes

Theft: Customs To Introduce Cargo Escort To Prevent Theft At Lagos Airport

Angry Youths Stone, Chase Out Saraki From Lafiaji Town In Kwara State

Boko Haram Attack: UN, MSF Suspend Humanitarian Activities In Rann

DSS Operatives Invade Independent's Abuja Bureau Chief's House, Take Away Laptop, Other Belongings

Nigeria Moves To Recover $3 Billion From Chinese Owned Addax Petroleum

Friday, March 02, 2018

OPL 245: Foreign Anti-graft Groups Accuse AGF, Malami Of Shady Negotiation With Etete And Others

Nigerian Centre For Disease Control Confirms 90 Dead of Lassa Fever

N4.9bn Fraud: Court Adjourns Fani-Kayode’s N4.9bn Fraud Case To March 29

Partners W/Africa Nigeria Presents Findings On Compliance Of FCT Courts With ACJA

Mama Boko Haram Says Group Has Dapchi Girls

Paris Club Refund: Court Defers Ruling On Final Forfeiture Of N1.4bn To April 24

U.S. Condemns Killing of UN Workers in Nigeria

Suicide Bomber Kills Self, Injures Three Others In Yobe

NGO Chief: Why Boko Haram Insurgency Has Persisted

2019: NGO Chief Advocates Social, Political Re-Orientation For Nigerian Youths

Kidnapped Ondo Lawyer Regains Freedom

Burkina Faso Hit By Suspected Islamic Terrorist

Dapchi Abduction: We’ve Extended Search For Victims To Neighboring Countries, Says Nigeria

EFCC Docks Lawyer For N4m Fraud

$2.1 Billion Arms Fraud: Dasuki's Bid To Halt Trial Fails At Supreme Court

UN Humanitarian Coordinator Condemns Killing Of 3 Aid Workers By Boko Haram

Supreme Court Rules Against Dasuki

How We Lost 4 Soldiers, 4 Policemen, 3 Humanitarian Workers In Massive RPG Attack-Nigerian Army

IPOB Appeals Order Declaring It A Terrorist Organization

UNICEF Doctor, 4 Nigerian Soldiers, 3 Aid Workers Killed and 3 Aid Workers Abducted As Boko Haram Stage Massive Attack On Rann In Borno

SSS Detains Nigerian Journalist For Second Day Without Trial

#DapchiGirls: Muslim Group Asks Buhari To Sack Security Chiefs For Negligence

Abducted Dapchi Girls in 'Boko Haram town' in Yobe, Claims Rep

Thursday, March 01, 2018

US Secretary Of State, Rex Tillerson, To Visit Nigeria

NNPC Rejects Falana's FoI Request To Open Transaction Records To Scrutiny

Detained Independent Bureau Chief's Life In Danger, Says Newspaper Management

Nigerian Govt Says New Minimum Wage Will Address Poverty

Nigerian Troops Nabbed Another 7 Herdsmen Destroying Farmlands

You Can't Win Election On Twitter, Facebook, Others, Gov. El-Rufai Advises Nigerian Youths

Don't Give Ethnic, Religious Colorations To Security Challenges In Northern Nigeria, Governors Warn

EFCC Arraigns Man For Stealing $56, 000 From Bishop Oyedepo's Book Store

299 Nigeria's Voter Cards Retrieved From Foreigners, Says INEC Chairman

Customs Chief Demands End To Pilfering Of Cargo At Lagos Airport

35 Out Of 36 Nigerian States Owing Workers Salaries - Trade Union President

Pete’s Bar & Lounge Is Shut Down After Twin Brother Is Killed, Brother Narrates

Police Promotion Scandal: Leaked Phone Conversation Exposes Buhari's Chief of Personal Security In Promotion-Solicitation From PSC Chair Mike Okiro

Alleged Frame-Up: Dino Melaye Arraigned, Granted N100,000 Bail

Nigerian Army Commanding Officer Of The "Strike Force Group" Killed By Boko Haram Suicide Bomber In Sambisa Forest

How Fani-Kayode Violated Money Laundering Law - EFCC Witness

Nigerians Getting Poorer, IMF Tells Federal Government

Kidnapping: No Case Against Evans, Lawyer Says

Dino Melaye Charged With Providing False Information Over Assassination Attempt

Yusuf Buhari Returns To Nigeria After Treatment In Germany

INEC Releases General Election Dates For Next 36 Years

How Femi Fani-Kayode Spent N840 million In 6 months - EFCC Witness

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Two London Properties Valued At £4million Traced To Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu

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