#NewsInNigeria 20/6/2014

20 Jun

Daily Times


Bayelsa Govt Disburses N84bn Out Of 242bn Contracts Awarded in 28 Months

MDCAN Threatens To Join NMA Strike

ALGON Threatens To Drag FG To Court For Harassing Governor Amaechi

Rep Lauds Umeh’s Victory In Appeal Court, Calls For Peace Among APGA Members

Delta Multi-Million Naira Flyover Bridge Collapses, Kills 3

FG Cautions Citizens Against Inflammatory Comments


Election 2015: Senator Nwagu Declares For Ebonyi Governorship

INEC Inaugurates Inter-Agency Advisory Committee

Niger APC berates Local Govt. commissioner over abandoned road projects

Jonathan Adopts Military Pattern, as FG Stops APC Gov from Attending Fayemi’s Rally

I Won’t Be Distracted By Assembly Crisis—-Oshiomhole

CSOs Seek International Punishment for Violence Around Ekiti Election


Cameroon Coach Blasts ‘Disgusting’ Players

Nigeria Players Determined to do Better After Bomb Attack

World Cup: Keshi Set to Dump Osaze, Azeez Against Bosnia


Lagos Govt. Shuts Oil Firm Over N4.9bn Tax Evasion

NEXIM Disburses N92.5bn To Exporters


Kelly Rowland Is A Buddhist: Why Sing Gospel With Michelle!

Diamo Is Back!

Angelina Jolie To Become Namibian Citizen

Have You Seen That Lady Gaga, R.Kelly Creepy Video? See It!

When Cossy And Her Famous Boobs Went Outing!

LADIES: Have You Heard About C-String? See Them!


UNICEF Takes Healthcare To North-East, Sends Kits To Treat Over 400, 000 People


The Chilly Road to Unsafe Abortion: A NATIONAL CHALLENGE

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The Eagle Online

Court to National Assembly: Stop probe of Alison-Madueke

Lassa fever kills four in Plateau, 11 hospitalised

FG to receive $227m Abacha’s loot on June 25

Nyako, Deputy yet to receive impeachment notices – Clerk

Ekiti governorship poll will determine INEC’s credibility – US

CBN refunds N2.95b excess bank charges to customers

Ekiti Poll: APC Govs barred from attending Fayemi’s mega rally

Confab: Fear grips FG over delegates’ absence

Tunde and Wunmi Obe release video for new single

Suarez tears apart sorry England

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The Guardian


Australia to stop ‘killer’ jihadists returning

EU hopeful Serbia in quandary over Ukraine

Russian police search opposition leader Navalny’s home

Google removes Singapore hate blog against Filipinos

US lawmakers pass bill to curb NSA

Putin, Ukraine’s president discuss ‘peace plan’

Palestinian teen killed by Israel army in West Bank

Mexico drugs war: Mass grave found in Verazcruz

Android and Windows to get ‘kill switch’

Syria conflict: Kurdish authorities accused of abuses

•National News

Confab seeks 50-year jail for corrupt judges, wants death penalty for rapists
• Mixed reactions greet proposal on northern travellers to south

THERE is anxiety over the health of the Olu Ibadan Oba Samuel Odulana.

PDP alleges plans by APC to cause violence
• Disclose plot to announce fake results on state media

Adeyeye, Adu counsel INEC on transparent polls

APC accuses FG of using anti-terrorism Act against opposition

Bamidele ends campaign with road-show

Okorocha wants Jonathan to stop Nyako’s impeachment

Nothing wrong removing erring gov, says Rivers’ PDP

Nigeria gets 512m euros in EU’s programme

DFID boosts water access with $150m

Dance of the Forests for Soyinka’s 80th birthday

Driver feared killed as Boko Haram attacks commercial vehicle in Borno
• Vigilance group arrests 60-year old arms dealer

NAFDAC identifies China, India as source of fake drugs into Nigeria
• Begins DNA testing   on food products

PDP advises APC over role as opposition party

Taraba police warn football fans against patronizing viewing centres

‘NECO not ready for computer-based testing’

Supreme Court sentences killers of retired naval officer to death

•Latest News Articles

Uganda dismisses US sanctions for anti-gay laws

France for unity gov’t in Iraq ‘with or without Maliki’

Tokyo stocks lose early gains to close flat

Car bomb kills at least 34 in Syria’s Hama

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Leadership Newspapers

•Top Stories

Ekiti Guber: How APC Governors Were Barred From Rally

Woman Whose Son Was Killed In Abuja Demolition Commits Suicide

N446.3bn Loot: FG Withdraws Charges Against Mohammed Abacha

FG Warns Delegates Over Truancy

Japan Earmarks $855,000 To Assist Chibok Girls

Controversy, Rivalry Set To Cripple Health Insurance Scheme In FCT


APC Convention: Nda-Isaiah Congratulates Oyegun

Man Kills Customs Officer, 10-Year-old Daughter, Claims Property

Impeachment Notice: We’re Yet To Serve Nyako, Ngilari, Says Adamawa Assembly Clerk

Man Kills Friend For Raping Sister

PDP Blasts APC For Behaving Like Rebel Group

Private Jet: Court Halts Diezani’s Probe For 2 Weeks


Ports & Harbour Bill: NASS Accuses Presidency Of Delay
FG To Revoke Coal Block Licences Of Non-performing Companies

India Replaces US As Largest Importer Of Nigeria’s Crude

NSE Trades 317.77m Shares

FG Harps On RoI For Private Sector

‘Ignored MSMEs Can Address Nigeria’s Unemployment’


Heads Will Roll If Eagles Crash Out In First Round – Ladipo

Glo Advises Eagles Not To Be Discouraged

Eagles Will Bounce Back Against Bosnia – Elegbeleye

EL-Amin Win Minna 2014 National Polo

Brazil 2014: Supporters Club Agrees With FIFA On Drumming During Eagles’ Matches

World Cup: Onigbinde Flays Keshi’s Outburst Over Odemwingie’s Performance

•More Stories

Negative Impact Of Desert Encroachment On Socio-economic Well-being Of Communities In Yobe State

Best Places To Do Volunteer Vacations

Why Can’t We Travel Faster Than Light?

‘YaLI Is America’s Investment In Youth’

The Changing Trend Of Mobile Communication

Nda-Isaiah Writes Oyegun

What Your Social Media Says About You To Employers?

Confronting Fundamental Sexism In Africa

Life After Service: The Rai-son Dètre For NPF Pensions

How MI, Flavour, Other Glo Ambassadors Teamed Up For Eagles

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The Punch Newspapers

•Featured Stories

Fayemi’s rally: FG stops Amaechi, Oshiomhole

Jet scandal: Court halts Diezani’s probe

Arisekola-Alao for burial today

Jonathan appoints Bode George’s wife as NDLEA boss

by EFCC –Nyako

•Latest News

Fayemi’s campain rally in pictures

⁠Android, Windows phones to get ‘kill switch’

⁠Fayose campaign train in pictures

⁠Iraqi forces hold off rebels at oil refinery

⁠44 foreign hostages released in Iraq

⁠Indian troops kill three militants in Kashmir

⁠Malaysia MH370 jet hunt will move south, Australia says

⁠Iraq crisis: US to send ‘military advisers’

⁠SON threatens to demolish Onitsha multi-storey buildings

⁠Stop acting like a rebel group, PDP tells APC


Nigeria ready for Bosnia – Onazi

Wrong time to blame anybody – Enyeama

Eagles mustn’t underrate Bosnia – Ogu

•Business & Economy

FG releases N200bn for Q2 capital projects

NERC to assess power firms’ performance June ending

Minister appeals to labour unions over PIB

•AM Business

Building new customer-centric organisations

Plans to keep businesses going


Tunde and Wunmi flaunt Nigerian colours in new video

Copyright: Wiliki tackles Okoroji again


Towards bringing back Chibok girls

•Science World

Welcoming the newly discovered


This Emir of Kano must not be a Sanusi

Sanusi: There’s much in a name

Where Nigerian TV stations should go


21 political parties back Fayemi

Lagos govt funded Fayemi’s campaign with N5bn – PDP

Ekiti: Zero hour draws near

•Capital Market

Skye Bank supports SMEs, alternative securities market


Stakeholders link economic growth to quality products


Don’t give up on education, Fashola urges youths

Shanties called Abesan estate schools

Demolition begins in Mowe’s only public school


Overcoming the challenges of snoring in pets

Know your genotype, save your life

Negative results found in prognostic testing for breast cancer


Anger as Abacha’s daughter hails God over N446.3bn charges

If you have problems getting Twitter followers

•Metro Plus

Police arraign suspected serial killer, others

Hit-and-run driver kills one, injures four in Lagos

•Arts & Life

Ogun, Z-mirage plan big for Kongi’s 80th birthday

An international gathering of like-minded people

•CEO Platform

Livestock farming needs improved funding –Abraham

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The Nation Newspaper

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

• Boko Haram storms Cameroun to recruit boys
• Ekiti: Soldiers threatened to shoot me, says Amaechi
• APC raises alarm over barring of governors
• Govt gets $227m Abacha loot
• Jonathan appoints Bode George’s wife as NDLEA DG
• Pro-Wike lawmakers move sitting to hotel
• Court halts House probe of N10b chartered jets expenses
• APC to police: probe Omisore’s assassins’ story
• Absentee delegates won’t be paid, says Akinyemi
• Disquiet at Conference over arrest of 487 Boko Haram suspects in Abia
• India replaces U.S. as top importer of Nigeria’s oil
• Delegates propose death penalty for rape of minor

…and in #Sports

• Football stakeholders confident of Eagles’ victory
• Omeruo apologises for below par Eagles
• Okagbare makes history, wins 6th 100m
• Iran draw not that bad —Mikel

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LUTH workers suspend strike

Islamic cleric docked for defrauding, poisoning two men

2015: Abacha set to contest Kano governorship

N10bn jet scam: Court orders Reps to stop probe of Alison-Madueke, NNPC

APAPA/OSHODI EXPRESSWAY: We’re on schedule —Julius Berger

Police parade 4 rapists in Ebonyi

Jonathan sets up c’ttee over Abacha loot

‘Majority of Kogi teachers have fake certificates’

How conmen murdered ex-Customs officer, daughter in Lagos

More tributes pour in for late Arisekola-Alao

Ex-Badagry LG boss seeks divorce of 33-yr-old marriage

Don laments delay in rescue of Chibok girls, Boko Haram swap

APC calls for probe of alleged assassination attempt on Omisore

APC CONVENTION: Abia delegates threaten court action over allowances

IPMAN lauds court over ruling

15 burnt to death in Kogi auto crash

Students laud Uduaghan over LG boss’ appointment

Ex-militant leaders laud FG over training programme

Bomb in church: Fear grips Owerri residents

How APC can save Nigeria, by Nda Isaiah

A-Ibom denies allegation of ethnic bias in appointments

2015: Ogbemudia tasks Edo politicians on credible candidates

EPZ: Jonathan, Clark, Olu of Warri urged to intervene in Itsekiri, Ijaw media war

Ocean surge threatens Bayelsa communities

Scores dead as Boko Haram assails communities in Borno, Adamawa

Clerk yet to serve Adamawa Gov, Deputy impeachment notices

CAN advocates caution over arrested 486 suspected insurgents

Supreme Court honours Oputa

Teenager stabs friend to death for raping sister

Impeachment Notice On Nyako: Hold Presidency responsible —Tsav

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