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Imo residents groan over inadequate cabs
Many passengers are daily stranded in Owerri metropolis following the ban on operations of (...)
New Telegraph 13/12/2017
I change vehicle chassis number for N25,000 –Suspect
A suspected criminal, Oliver Achonu, yesterday told journalists in Ebonyi State that he (...)
New Telegraph 13/12/2017
Akwa Ibom’s 1,740km roads’ network underway
Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Works, Mr. Ephraim Inyang-Eyen, yesterday said no fewer than (...)
New Telegraph 13/12/2017
Onigbinde Laments Super Eagles Point Deduction, Blames NFF
By James Agberebi: Former FIFA and CAF instructor Adegboye Onigbinde has described Tuesday’s punishment of the Super Eagles by the world football (...)
Complete Sports 12/12/2017

GE, Mainstream sign N8.3bn Kainji power plant contract
Mainstream Energy Solutions Limited has injected a fresh $26m (N8.3bn) investment into the Kainji Hydro Power Plant to rehabilitate its Hydro (...)
Aljazirah 13/12/2017

Daily Times Newspaper, Wednesday, December 13, 2017
The post Daily Times Newspaper, Wednesday, December 13, 2017 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria (...)
Daily Times 13/12/2017

Explosives meant for Israel kill 2 Palestinians in Gaza
At least two Palestinians have died in an explosion in Gaza, which Palestinian group Islamic Jihad now says was caused by the men mishandling (...)
News Agency of Nigeria 12/12/2017

SARS is known to be a Legacy Of Military Dictatorship – Falana
Human Right Activist and Lagos based lawyer, Femi Falana has said that the Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) is a legacy of the military (...)
Nigerian Current 12/12/2017

NAFDAC rallies support for war against counterfeit in South-East
The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has urged major stakeholders to join the organisation in the fight against (...)
New Telegraph 13/12/2017

Senate queries minister over repeated votes in 2018 budget
Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Senate Committee on Culture and Tourism on Tuesday questioned the Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Alhaji (...)
Punch 13/12/2017

What The North Needs To Do To Develop – Shehu Sani
Sen. Shehu Sani (APC – Kaduna Central) has urged the northern region of the country to stand up to end Islamic fundamentalism and violent (...)
The Herald 12/12/2017

PTAD verifies 6,000 civil service pensioners in FCT
The Executive Secretary of PTAD, Sharon Ikeazor, disclosed this after inspecting the verification process in the Abuja centres. The post PTAD (...)
The Eagle 12/12/2017

Climate change: Nigeria can’t reduce 20% emission by 2020, 40% by 2030 without support – Buhari
Climate change: Nigeria can’t reduce 20% emission by 2020, 40% by 2030 without support – Buhari From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President (...)
Sun News 12/12/2017

Days of impunity gone, says EFCC chief Magu
Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu yesterday said the days of impunity are over. He urged (...)
Nigerian News Direct 12/12/2017

Ongoing Civil Service Reforms Will Enhance Productivity – Obaseki
By Patrick Ochoga, Benin City Edo State governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has reiterated his administration’s commitment to reforming the civil (...)
Leadership 13/12/2017

El-Rufai Signs 2018 Budget Into Law
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state on Monday, signed the 2018 budget of N216.55 billion into law, with a promise to complete all ongoing (...)
Channels Tv 12/12/2017

FIFA fines Nigeria for fielding ineligible player in World Cup qualifier, deducts points
FIFA has fined the Nigeria Football Federation 6,000 Swiss Francs (about N2,177,280) for fielding an ineligible player in a Russia 2018 World Cup (...)
TheCitizen 12/12/2017

Nigeria Bobsled Team: First In African History To Qualify Winter Olympics
Nigeria Bobsled Team: First In African History To Qualify Winter Olympics Meet Nigeria bobsled team who became first in African continent to (...)
Buzz Nigeria 12/12/2017

Nigerian Stock Exchange market indices record marginal growth of 0.03%
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market indices on Tuesday recorded marginal growth of 0.03 per cent after dropping by 0.88 per cent on (...)
Today 12/12/2017

Dethronement threat: You are entertainers of the year, Olubadan replies 21 obas
Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji The Olubadan of Ibadanland,... Dethronement threat: You are entertainers of the year, Olubadan (...)
Nigerian Bulletin 12/12/2017

PAN To Launch Crossover 3008 SUV January – MD
Peugeot Automobile Nigeria (PAN) has concluded plans to launch a cross over version of 3008 SUV in January. PAN Managing Director, Mr. Ibrahim (...)
Authentic News Daily 12/12/2017

'My Daddy is responsible for my pregnancy': 10-year-old girl says
A 10-year-old girl (name withheld) has said that her dad is responsible for her pregnancy.As the case came up before the Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ (...)
NigerianEye 12/12/2017

NDDC cancels 647 projects valued at N190bn
The Executive Director in charge of Projects at the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Ajenakevwe Samuel Adjogbe has said that the (...)
Energy Mix Report 12/12/2017

[PHOTOS] Yinka Ayefele Marks 20 Years Of Losing His Spinal Cord In A Ghastly Auto Crash
Exactly 20 years ago, Nigerian singer Yinka Ayefele was involved in a car crash that left his spinal cord damaged. Before his accident on (...)
Nigerian Monitor 12/12/2017

Forex Market Gets Another $210m Boost From CBN
BEVERLY HILLS, December 12, (THEWILL) – The interbank window of Nigeria’s Foreign Exchange market Tuesday received yet another boost of $210m from (...)
TheWill 13/12/2017

– The Court of Appeal Verdict Vindicates Me -Saraki –
We noted the verdict of the Court of Appeal Court today in which it agreed with the decision of the Code of Conduct Tribunal that Senate (...)
Pointblank News 13/12/2017

Project of Baba Ijebu’s son: VP Commissions Africa Largest Tank Farm in Ibefun
Adejoke Adeleye,Abeokuta Vice President of Nigeria Prof Oluyemi Osinbajo GCFR SAN, yesterday commissioned the largest mega oil tank farm city in (...)
The News 13/12/2017

Meet the New Super Eagles Bobsled Team #TeamNigeria
To quote the 1993 movie classic Cool Runnings — “(Jamaica) Nigeria we have a bobsled team.” Super Eagles is usually the term associated with the (...)
NTA 12/12/2017

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Exposes What Northern Senators Did When President Buhari Was On Medical Leave In (...)
Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has hailed the Northern Senators, for their conduct during the long absence of President Muhammadu Buhari from (...)
Post-Nigeria 12/12/2017

Dangote begins construction of job centre in Abia
Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has performed the grand breaking ceremony of the Dangote Education for employment (E4E) job centre at (...)
TheNiche 12/12/2017

CBN injects $210m into currency market
The Central Bank of Nigeria said on Tuesday it had injected 210 million dollars into the interbank foreign exchange market, extending efforts to (...)
PM News 13/12/2017

Nigeria requires international support to reduce effects of climate change – Buhari
Mr. Buhari attended a summit in France. The post Nigeria requires international support to reduce effects of climate change – Buhari appeared (...)
Premium Times 12/12/2017

IPMAN Blames Panic Buying, Hoarding For Fuel Scarcity
…Proffers solution BY CHIKA IZUORA, Lagos The long queues for petrol in some major states in the country was partly due to panic buying and (...)
Nigeria Today 12/12/2017

NOW THAT WE HAVE GOT IT RIGHT, WHAT NEXT:AN OPEN LETTER TO PDP NATIONAL PARTY CHAIRMAN UCHE SECONDUS -CHINEDU (...)
The National coordinator, WHY IT MUST BE PDP IN 2019 (WIMBPDP2019) Campaign Organization, 1 Yola Street Trade More Estate, Lugbe Abuja. E-mail: (...)
Nigerian Dailies 12/12/2017

Explosion claims four lives in Gwoza.
Terhemen Abua with additional reports from Punch. About four people were feared dead, Monday in a bomb blast at an Internally Displaced Persons’ (...)
Scan News 12/12/2017

Obiano really humiliated us, says Edochie weeks after Anambra poll
YUL Edochie has said Willie Obiano “really humiliated” other candidates in the recently held Anambra governorship poll. Edochie was the Democratic (...)
Nigerian Pilot 13/12/2017

libya: A crisis deepens in Libya
Perhaps no major political or humanitarian disaster is as overlooked as the ongoing crisis in Libya. For example, although the New York Times in (...)
Nigerian Voice 12/12/2017

Singer Babyface and family get into the Christmas mood as they visit Santa Claus together (...)
American Singer and songwriter, Kenneth ‘Babyface’ Edmonds, 54, was pictured in a happy mood as he was spotted at The Grove visiting Santa Claus (...)
Information Nigeria 12/12/2017

Lai Mohammed: FG is broke – Minister says
The minister said this on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, while defending the 2018 budget at the Senate.
Pulse 12/12/2017

I’ve been vindicated, says Saraki on appeal court verdict
Senate President Bukola Saraki says the judgement of the appellate court has vindicated him. In a 70-page unanimous judgment, Tinuade (...)
Nigerian Times 12/12/2017

10 Footballers who have actually killed People, Chelsea’s Marcus Alonso included (VIDEO)
Current Chelsea full-back Marcos Alonso was arrested in 2011 for his involvement in a car crash in Spain’s capital Madrid. He was the driver of (...)
Breaking Times 12/12/2017

Police Tortured Me, Forced Confession, Suspect Says
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Sahara Reporters 12/12/2017

World Cup: FIFA deducts points from Nigeria, fine NFF for fielding ineligible player in qualifier
By Obinna Ezugwu Nigeria has come under a heavy hammer by the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) disciplinary committee for (...)
Hallmark 12/12/2017

World Cup trophy to arrive Nigeria March 17
Nigerian football followers will have a chance to see World Cup trophy live in Nigeria courtesy of Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited. The company’s (...)
The Nation 12/12/2017

Wives of security officers are heroes – Ajimobi
By Modupe Seriboh Ibadan – The wife of the Oyo State Governor, Mrs Florence Ajimobi, on Tuesday, described wives of security officers as heroes in (...)
SundiataPost 12/12/2017

Anambra PDP: South east leader reads riot act to troublemakers
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned the members of the Anambra state chapter of the party to stop their rascality forthwith to pave a (...)
Blueprint 12/12/2017

Universal Health Coverage and the role of “marketers” for health in Nigeria
On December 12, the world celebrates Universal Health Coverage Day to commemorate the 5th anniversary of the unanimous United Nations resolution (...)
Nigeria Health Watch 12/12/2017



BVN registration: MFBs fret over customer apathy
With just about two weeks to the expiration of the December 31, 2017 deadline set by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for microfinance banks (...)
New Telegraph 13/12/2017
Banks step up commitment to SME financing
As they did in the last three editions of the event, Nigerian bankers, under the aegis of the Bankers’ Committee, again seized the opportunity of (...)
New Telegraph 13/12/2017
Ex-Niger Delta affairs minister unveils book on Buratai
Former Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Dr. Sam Ode and other members of the intellectual class yesterday unveiled books authored on (...)
New Telegraph 13/12/2017
Two awards in 48 hours excite Oshonaike
Commends New Telegraph Nigerian table tennis queen, Funke Oshonaike, was over the moon on the two awards she received in the country in the space (...)
New Telegraph 13/12/2017
Nigeria’s maize importation hits N82.13bn
Nigeria has spent N82.13 billion ($228.13million) to import 649,943 metric tons of maize between January and November, 2017 due to deficit in (...)
New Telegraph 13/12/2017
Mohammed: Culture sector rakes in N500,000 in 2017
Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, yesterday said to the chagrin of the Senate that the culture sector generated a paltry (...)
New Telegraph 13/12/2017
We won’t increase pump price of petrol, NNPC tells marketers, distributors
*Orders monitoring teams To Sell Hoarded Fuel Free To Motorists The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has dismissed speculations (...)
Daily Times 13/12/2017
20 years after, FG hands over Presidential Lodge in Marina to Lagos
* We’ll transform edifice to national monument, says Ambode The Federal Government on Tuesday, completed the final handing over of the (...)
Daily Times 13/12/2017
Jonathan commence reconciliation of aggrieved PDP members
In a move to bring all warring factions in the PDP under the same umbrella following the aftermath of last Saturdays national convention, former (...)
Daily Times 13/12/2017
PDP begins reconciliation, Gov Dickson to meet George, Adeniran
Following series of misunderstanding that trailed the just concluded convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the chairman of the (...)
Daily Times 13/12/2017
Wole Soyinka Wins The Europe Theatre Prize
By Kunle Ajibade Professor Wole Soyinka, the 1986 Nobel Prize winner in Literature, has won this year’s The Europe Theatre Prize. Announcing the (...)
The News 13/12/2017
Foreign trade : Nigeria’s total export hits N3.6trn in nine months
… Imported good drops by 9.41%-NBS The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said that Nigeria total exports in the third quarter of 2017 has (...)
Daily Times 13/12/2017
Climate change: Buhari calls for international support to mitigate effect
President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to the international community to support Nigeria’s commitment to reducing the negative effects of climate (...)
Daily Times 13/12/2017
THEWILL Editorial: Restoring Nigeria’s Dignity By Addressing Mass Deportation Of Citizens
BEVERLY HILLS, December 12, (THEWILL) – Lately, there has been an increase in the massive deportation of Nigerians from the West, Middle East and (...)
TheWill 13/12/2017
Only Agriculture Can Save Our Country!
BY Ray Morphy A nation with about 200 million people and 70 per cent unemployment or under-employment, atrocious literacy rate and non-existent (...)
Leadership 13/12/2017

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