#NewsInNigeria 21/5/2014

21 May

The Eagle Online

Jos blast: 118 confirmed dead

Five nations to contribute five battalions to fight Boko Haram

Kutigi dissociates confab from tenure elongation for elected officials

$16b gas city project: Uduaghan inaugurates 21-man peace committee

Court declines jurisdiction in Sanusi’s suit against Jonathan

Emergency rule extension: Senate grants conditional approval  

Anyim heads FG’s implementation committee on rationalisation of agencies

Police arrest mad man’ with arms, ammunition in Lagos

Mikel wins Chelsea’s worst player award

Ex-Eaglets’ Yahaya set for Spurs pre-season tour  

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The Guardian


Egyptian policemen killed in Cairo drive-by shooting

Five guilty of killing Russian journalist Politkovskaya

Pistorius sent for tests at Pretoria psychiatric hospital

‘How intrigues, shooting, protest impede anti-terror fight’

Igbo leaders seek six-region federal structure

FG moves to implement Orosanye panel’s recommendations

Civil groups in Lagos protest against planned introduction of GM foods

CBN retains benchmark interest rate at 12 per cent

APC’s national convention begins June 13

Court declines to hear Sanusi’s suit against suspension

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Leadership Newspapers


Bloody Day In Jos 

Senate Okays Emergency Rule Extension In 3 States 

Gunmen Kill 30 Villagers In Fresh Borno Attack  

Lafia Emirate Confers TY Danjuma Barde Babban Lafia 

Watertight Security As Jonathan, Buhari, Tinubu Visit Ekiti

Sanusi’s Case Transferred To Industrial Court 

Alleged Certificate Forgery: ABU Clears Tukur Mamu 

National Conference Begins Debate On Committee Reports Today 

FG Asks UN To Blacklist Boko Haram 

El-Rufai Sues PDP For Defamation, Demands N1.5bn Damages

Borno Earmarks N150m For Chibok Freed Schoolgirls, Parents

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The Nation Newspaper

Today in the #News on http://www.thenationonlineng.net

• Bombs kill 118 in market
• Govt knows what to do about Chibok girls, says Maku
• APC fixes convention for June 13 in Abuja
• Police recover seven guns from Oyo NURTW chieftain
• Mother of abducted Chibok girl dies
• Senate renews emergency rule with conditions
• El-Rufai sues PDP, Metuh, Thisday for N1.5b
• Tambuwal to UAE: find killers of Aisha’s son
• Fee hike: O.A.U. students block highway in protest
• Lagos alerts on invasion of unknown group on its roads
• Why we extended emergency rule, by Tambuwal
• Borno earmarks N150m for escapee Chibok girls, parents

…and in Sports

• Lagos continues dominance of swimming event
• Gymnastic coach praises facilities
• Heartland new GM wants victory
• Lobi, El Kanemi condole with Shehu Gusau’s family

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The Punch Newspapers

In the news today :

* Borno releases N150m to rehabilitate 53 girls, parents
* Senate approves emergency rule extension in Borno, others
* B’Haram: IG orders security audit of boarding schools
* Judge refers Sanusi’s suspension suit to NIC
* Blasts kill 150 in Jos market
* Jonathan, Tinubu storm Ekiti, police deploy bomb experts
* Human skull in church ceiling: DPP identifies culprits
* I made N3,000 daily from military uniform – Suspect
* B’Haram: APC accuses Jonathan of insincerity
* I’ll be in great form in Brazil, Messi warns

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Jonathan urges tertiary institutions to access intervention fund

78% of Nigerians buy petrol above N97 per litre —Survey

Boko Haram: El-Rufai drags PDP to court, demands N1.5bn

Court stops FRSC’s arrest of drivers over new licence

LP lashes Amosun over ‘attack’ on Daniel

CBN deducts N111bn from banks for AMCON Sinking Fund

Chibok Girls: Our pains, our agonies, by Gov Shettima

LASU lecturers declare indefinite strike over high fees

‘Lagos requires 5,000mw to attain power stability’

DSS parades 5 robbery suspects in A’Ibom

FERMA/LASG rivalry: Lagos Speaker raises concern

Russian billionaire to pay $4.5bn in world’s ‘most expensive divorce’

Faction accuses Emerhor, Erue, Akamukali of destabilising APC in Delta

Boko Haram: Attack on Jonathan diversionary – Ex-Bayelsa Security Adviser

OAU students protest hike in fees, block Ife —Ibadan Road

Diocese of Lagos Mainland opens Synod

PDP enlists 200,000 canvassers to ‘capture’ S-West

Osun Speaker raises alarm over fake voter’s card deployment

Police arrest ‘mad man’ with pistol, ammunition in Lagos

Edo APC leaders restates support for Oshiomhole

CBN retains MPR at 12%

FG approves dredging of Nigerian ports

Kaduna to partner retired military officers on security challenges

Jigawa NASS members back Lamido’s presidential ambition

NASS approves extension of state of emergency in N’East

Resource control: N-Delta youths threaten to declare fresh oil war

Nigeria’s multibillion naira drones obsolete – ISRAELI EXPERTS

Speak out against bad leaders, Ekweremadu charges clergymen

Some govs lobbied for relocation of EPZ Gas project from Delta —Uduaghan

Debt burden: Edo pays N520m monthly, PDP alleges

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