#NewsInNigeria 16/6/2014

16 Jun

Daily Times


Winners Chapel Blast: Police Arrest Six Boko Haram Members

NHRC Says Boko Haram’s Activities Are War Crimes

Army Chief Urge Warrant Officers to Adopt New Strategies of Tackling Insurgency

Akunyili for burial August 28

Sambo Lauds Dahiru Bauchi, Others For Establishing Islamic Centre


INEC Enlists 7,941 Adhoc Staff For Ekiti Polls

APC Is No Threat- PDP

PDP Political adversaries should not see kuta’s death as a victory – APC

Sanusi Should Clear Himself Of Fraudulent Allegations- Bode George


Five Memorable World Cup Goal Celebrations

2014 World Cup: Tambuwal Charges Super Eagles To Go For Victory Against Iran

Irvine Appointed West Brom Manager

Veteran Coaches Comments on World Cup Opening Match


World Bank, ADB Commends Nigeria On Subsidy Investment, Success Of Privatisation Of Powers Sector

Nigeria Will Continue To Import Fuel- KRPC Boss


You Won’t Believe Who Tonto Dikeh Is Wishing Happy Father’s Day!

Ojora, Danjuma, Alakiga Top Nigerian Women, Who Wear Diamond

See Heavily Pregnant Mercy Johnson

Mr Nigeria 2014 Comes 2nd At Mr World Contest!

Muna Abii Gets Drunk: See Her Face!

Phyno And His Golden Teeth: Fans Lash Out!


Lagos NMA Opposes Appointment of Directors In Hospitals, Issues 14 Days Ultimatum

FG commends leprosy agency for attaining Golden Jubilee

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The Eagle Online

Keshi unleashes killer squad on Iran, benches Osaze, Yobo

UniAbuja shut down

Kidnapped foreign national released in Plateau

Iranian defender vows stop Eagles

25 killed as gunmen storm Borno market

Six arrested over two bombs found in Winners Chapel

Police arrest 63 cult members in Akwa Ibom

1,000 APC members defect to PDP in Kwara

Delta Senator fingered in N50m project diversion

Voters Register: APC accuses INEC of playing pranks

We are recording successes from Almajiri model schools – FG

Super Eagles ready to overrun Iran – Maigari

Messi scores, lifts Argentina over Bosnia

Benzema inspires France to comfortable win

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The Guardian


Gunmen kidnap two off Malaysia’s Borneo coast

Medtronic in $43bn acquisition of Covidien

Palestinian speaker held as Israel hunts teens

West evacuates Iraq staff as US-Iran talks broached

Top Bangladesh Islamists face death penalty over festival attack

China sentences three to death for Tiananmen attack

34 killed in Kenya attack

Messi off the mark as Argentina win World Cup opener

China official blasted for blaming lead poisoning on pencils

Israel, Germany agree to cooperate on Nazi-looted art

National News

Governor acquired armoured vehicles to coerce voters, says Omisore
NLC, TUC support Fayemi, demand credible polls

Security report highlights potential flashpoints
• As observers caution politicians against inciting statements

APC decries alleged INEC’s delay of voters register

Doctors threaten nationwide strike on July 1
• Demand 100% universal health coverage, others 

Nigerian women in diaspora rally for kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls
• How insecurity threatens gains in girls’ education, by UNICEF

Confab panel wants two years validity for UTME results
• Proposes 26% annual budgetary provision for education 

Black race has lost a gem in Kefee, says Uduaghan 

African leaders move to tackle infrastructure deficit • World Bank, AfDB laud Nigeria over power sector privatisation, subsidy re-investment

‘Why fuel import may persist’
• Mobile gas turbines, financing services to aid Port Harcourt Refinery

Automation raises FAAN’s revenue to N70b

INEC announces Aug 16 for bye-election in Abia

APC restates determination to uplift Nigeria
• Urges govt to work for release of Chibok girls

NPA faults confab’s report over N713b unremitted funds

We’ve lost over 700 churches to insurgency, says PFN

Latest News Articles

Israel accuses Hamas of abducting missing teenagers

Santos re-elected as president

Pakistan army launches ‘major offensive’ in North Waziristan

‘Islamists’ attack Kenyan coastal town

Forced marriage law ‘a huge step forward’

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Leadership Newspapers


APC Convention: Ikimi Stepped Down On His Own – Oyegun

Gunmen Kill 25 In Borno Market Attack, Abduct A Prince In Yobe

Akunyili For Burial August 28

Ijaw, Itsekiri At War Over $16bn Gas Project

I Can’t Play Politics When My Girls Are In Captivity – Shettima

Panic In Imo As Police Discover Explosives In Church

30 Killed In Taraba Village, 25 In Borno Market

Insecurity Threatens Education Of Girls In Nigeria – UNICEF

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The Nation Newspaper

Today in the #News on http://www.thenationonlineng.net
• Chibok girls: U.S. ready for action against Boko Haram
• 2015: Oyegun serves PDP quit notice
• APC to Fed Govt: bring back Chibok schoolgirls
• Plot to scuttle hearing of Fayose’s case uncovered
• PDP woos Ikimi, Sheriff, others
• Police uncover bombs in Winners’ Chapel
• ‘National Conference failure’ll be disastrous for Nigeria’
• Stable power soon, says Nebo
• ‘Yoruba elders should not be mistaken for leaders’
• Six killed as hoodlums attack NDLEA officials
• Okorocha convenes emergency security meeting
• Why I left my baby to die, by teenager

…and in #Sports

• Keshi: Eagles ‘ll make Nigerians proud
• Panic In Iran’s camp: Queiroz threatens to resign ahead of Eagles tie
• Eagles to get N440m from FIFA cash
•Moses: Iran clash, a must win

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The Punch Newspapers

In the news today:

* Imo: Panic as police uncover bombs in Winners Chapel
* Missing $20bn: Group wants Diezani sacked
* Obasanjo, Kashamu in war of words over N2.1bn suit
* PDP woos Osoba, others
* Boko Haram kills 15 in Borno market
* Ekiti: PDP, APC trade words over voter bribery
* FG set to privatise power transmission system
* ‘Kidnappers still insist on N150m for abducted sisters’
* Okorocha wants monarch recalled from Confab
* My players aren’t scared of any team –Keshi

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Petrol station workers threaten strike over condition of service

6 killed as NDLEA, drug peddlers clash in Ogun

I miss my mother dearly – TINUBU

24-point demand: Doctors issue 14-day ultimatum

Obasanjo was a school dropout, Kashamu tells court

Jonathan commended over Oru’s ministerial nomination

Itsekiri leaders back Orubebe’s guber ambition

Be cautious over Ugborodo crisis, Navy urged

Two students, four others die in Osun auto crash

TASUED protest: Anxiety over SUG president’s health

Anxiety in Edo as Assembly reconvenes today

One dies, 4 injured as rainstorm destroys houses in Dutse

Fashola’s aide resigns, Folarin-Coker appointed successor

Six suspected kidnappers shot dead in Edo

Hike in tariff of imported vehicles’ll cause inflation — EXPERT

Tension in APC as Oshiomhole, Atiku others beg Ikimi

Don’t plunge Warri into fresh crisis, Ijaw group warns Ugborodo

Fresh oil spill hits Bayelsa community

15 killed in fresh Borno village market attack

Ondo makes N6bn IGR in 5 months

Students hail amended Rivers High Court law

Uduaghan eulogises Ubeku

Kano youths endorse Okorocha for President

Ebonyi denies abandoning World Trade Centre project

NEITI, CSOs sign MoU to recover debts from multinationals

Enugu CTDA to prosecute 20 over street trading

APC chieftains applaud Oyegun’s emergence as National Chairman

Ex-militants move to free Okah, others

US lawmakers, in Nigeria, urge fund for Boko Haram victims

15 killed in fresh Borno market attack

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