#NewsInNigeria 17/6/2014

17 Jun

Daily Times


2014 UTME Results: Prisons Official Lauds Performance Of Inmates

Rivers Lawmaker Blames 1999 Constitution For Controversy In State’s Judiciary

Lagos Deputy Governor Wants Stiffer Penalties For Rapists

Akwa Ibom Gets New Polytechnic, Begins Operation September

Don’t Link Boko Haram To Owerri Bombing Yet- Police

Jigawa Releases N28m For Improved Seeds


PDP Headquarters To Intervene On Plateau Crisis, Says Suspended Chairman

2015: Plateau North Kicks Against Zoning Guber Seat

Kebbi Governor Swaps Commissioners In Minor Cabinet Reshuffling

Election 2015: FCT Minister Calls For Peaceful Election

Socialist Party Of Nigeria Tenders Application To INEC

Lagos 2015: Ikorodu Leaders Endorse Ganiyu Solomon


Nigeria plays barren draw with Iran at the group stage of the ongoing World Cup.

We Have A Team That Can Take Us Far In Brazil, Says Izilein

Mueller Shines, Ronaldo Flops, as Germany Defeats Portugal 4-0

World Cup: Angry Youths Vandalise Power Distribution Company Over Constant Outage

Drogba Expresses Dissatisfaction Over Starting from Bench


IMF Announces 8.5% GDP Growth For DRC In 2013

PayPal To Launch Service In Nigeria, 9 Other Countries This Week

Banks Get July Deadline To Refund Trapped ATM Funds

FBN Holdings Announce N32.5bn Loss For 2013

CBN Ensures Refund Of N14.6bn To Customers


COSON Mourns Kefee

Kim Kardashian Going Back To Music?

Wande Coal Manager And Wife Welcome Twins!

NEW MUSIC VIDEO: Omawunmi Drops ‘Megbele’

London Agog for Crack Ya Ribs 2014

WHAT A SHAME: Ellen Degeneres Doesn’t Know Ghana Exists!


HIV Patients Issue 7 Days Ultimatum To FACA, Alleges Lack Of Care

READ: Demands The NMA Wants From The FG

Infectious Diseases Pose Threat To Progress In Child Survival—USAID

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The Eagle Online

15 killed in fresh Kenya attack

FIFA confiscates Nigeria Football Supporters Club instruments

Keshi slams ‘nervous’ Eagles

Three die as defected APC members clash over PDP largesse 

Police confirm 15 dead in fresh Taraba crisis  

Hoodlums snatch 7,000 permanent voter cards in Gombe State – REC  

Police present three wanted Adamawa commissioners before state assembly

Insurgency: JNI urges FG to explore dialogue option

Pilfering of luggage resurfaces at Lagos Airport

Flood outlook in Nigeria: Agency predicts high flood risk in three river basins

Amaechi denies criticising conduct of APC’s convention

Michael Schumacher awakes out of six months coma

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The Guardian


BBC launches new annual music awards

Iraq blocks Facebook and Twitter in bid to restrict Isis
Deadly US tornadoes strike Nebraska

Egypt to release Al-Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy

Ukraine crisis: Russia halts gas supplies to Kiev

The Malaysian MH370: Inmarsat confident on crash ‘hotspot’

World Cup: USA beats Ghana 2-1

Iraq conflict: US deploys 275 ‘military personnel’

Monarchs urged to maintain peace

Eggheads of Fayemi, Fayose now with me, says Bamidele

National News

N’ Delta amnesty benefitted only a few, says confab panel
• Wants 10 per cent equity for host communities

Budget Office puts external debt at $9.16b
• Local hits N8.7tr

Confab wants state of emergency in power sector
• Moves against gas flaring, generator import

Corrupt, indolent judges to be sacked, says CJN

Judges, UNODC, EU canvass review of sanction laws on graft in Nigeria

Gunmen abduct ward head, torch police station in Yobe

Suspended Edo lawmakers, others disagree over appearance at chambers

Nigeria’s ‘real headache’ lies in economic theory, practice, says Ogbe

Women rights group insists on freedom of speech
•Condemns pulling down of billboard on Chibok girls 

Commissioners admit financial irregularities as House of Assembly probes Adamawa govt

Ebi’s signature in Atuche’s trial not forged, says forensic expert

Minister restates govt commitment to child rights

Plateau PDP suspends chairman

NPC meets Jonathan over 2016 census

Task Force rescues abducted foreigner

Latest News Articles

Venezuela opposition politician Machado questioned over ‘plot’

Pakistan and Afghanistan discuss security amid strikes

Malaysian MH370: Inmarsat confident on crash ‘hotspot’

Kenya attack: Mpeketoni near Lamu hit by al-Shabab raid

Iraq conflict: Militants ‘may have committed war crimes’, says UN

Nigeria played technical match but too casual — Fans

‘For stability, Jonathan will actualise his 2015 bid’

‘The state of our great party is strong’

To my friend, brother, Obahiagbon, @ 54

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Leadership Newspapers


3 months After Immigration Tragedy: Same Firm Recruits For Army, Navy, Police 

Why I Boycotted APC Convention – Ikimi 

EFCC Arraigns 2 Over $60,000 Contract Scam 

Banks Refund N14.6bn Fraudulent Charges To Customers   

Army Arrests 486 Suspected Insurgents In Abia  

UniAbuja Shut Down Indefinitely 

Importation Of Generators Must Stop – Delegates  

BLOOD DONATION: 60 % of Nigerians Donate Blood For Cash 

Inflation Rose To 8% In May 

FG Approves Crude Oil Exploration In Bida Basin

16 APC Govs Plan To Storm Ekiti On June 21, PDP Alleges  

We Will Bring Down Nigeria If… – MASSOB  

Changing Face Of Jonathan, Obasanjo Relationship  

Gunmen Kidnap 78-Year-Old Mother Of Bayelsa Commissioner 

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The Nation Newspaper

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

• Girls rescue talks stuck as govt, elders disagree
• Soldiers arrest 486 Northerners in Abia
• Super Eagles fail to fly against Iran
• MASSOB to terrorist: stay off Southeast
• Fayose still on trial for corruption, says EFCC
• Sanusi‘ll bring positive change, says Kwankwaso
• Suspended Edo Deputy Speaker abuses court bailiff
• I‘ve not declared any ambition for 2015, says Aliyu
• Chibok parents plead for girls’ release
• Rights group to govt: don’t use Sri Lankan model against Boko Haram
• Sokoto, Benue, Niger, others on flood alert
• Iraq crisis: U.S. considers talks with Iran

…and in #Sports

• Omeruo: The Chelsea youngster who could mark Messi
• ‘Only Messi can stop Messi’ – Bosnia midfielder
• Ali tops Honda poll as ‘most unbeatable sporting star’
• Djokovic postpones wedding for Wimbledon

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The Punch Newspapers

In the news today :

* Boko Haram to Chibok: Expect us again
* 486 Boko Haram suspects arrested in Abia
* Group seeks Buhari’s intervention in APC crisis
* Sudan didn’t frustrate Nyanya suspect’s extradition –Envoy
* Oduah, Soludo still under probe –EFCC
* NPC seeks Jonathan’s approval to conduct 2016 census
* Declare emergency in power sector, delegates urge Jonathan
* FG, US consortium sign MoU for 400MW plant
* $35m lost daily to oil theft – Confab committee
* Gunmen abduct Bayelsa commissioner’s mother, demand his resignation
* Suspected drug dealers kill NDLEA officials in Ogun
* Okocha, Pascal fault Keshi’s tactics

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I’ll still rebuild Achebe’s primary school buildings — Jonathan

Panic as mass transfer to North hits Anambra Police Command

ADVICE TO JONATHAN: SAN faults Clark on Adoke

Allegation of luggage pilfering resurfaces at Lagos Airport

Edo reads riot act to contractors handling UBE projects

Ado Bayero yet to visit Emir of Kano

Ogun drug war: Identities of slain NDLEA officials revealed

Investors Speak: What most shareholders don’t know about stock trading (2)

CHIBOK GIRLS: C’ttee to submit report this week

Tarba killings: 24-hr curfew imposed on Wukari, Ibi as death toll hits 22

FG, American investors sign MoU on gas plants

Obiano orders review of land allocation

‘Investment in Nigeria’ll open door to W’Africa’

KSU plans world-class Law college, graduates 349 law students

Gulak denies defection to APC

No plan to instigate students’ protest with N200m —Rivers govt

Nigeria urged to strategise on accessing project funds

Delegate give govt 2 years to stop gas flaring

Deltans hail Oru’s ministerial nomination

Pastor nabbed for inflicting injuries on his sons

Man, 35, commits suicide in pool

Itsekiri group to WIPMG: Your claim over Ogidigben EPZ lands inflammatory

Lagos seeks life jail for paedophiles

Gunmen abduct Bayelsa commissioner’s 77-yr-old mother

Atuche: Forensic expert confirms witness’ signature

Man, 44, hacks into e-mail, steals N700,000

Dickson seeks end to marital conflicts among public officers

Panic in Chibok over alleged Boko Haram letter

Clerics condemn attempted bombing

Separate religion from fight against Boko Haram, forum urges govts

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