#TodayInNigeria 8/7/2014

8 Jul

Daily Times


A-Ibom Youths Shut Down ExxonMobil’s Operation Over Persistent Oil Spill

FG Restates Commitment to Payment Of Pension Benefits

Sultan Says Politicians Responsible For Rising Violence In Nigeria

Troops Invade Boko Haram Hideout, Kill 44

Girls To Regain Freedom Soon—-Omeri

US: Reports of Escaped Women Are True


2015: Orji Asks Jonathan to Declare Ambition

Osun Election: Aregbesola Challenges Omisore to Debate

Edo PDP Lawmakers Break into Assembly Chambers, Hold Plenary


CBN Extends Deadline For BDC

Pension Asset Strengthened To Accumulated Asset Of N4.21trn, Says Jonathan

Agriculture: Jigawa Releases N28m for Improved Seeds

Rivers Assembly Approves $280m World Bank, AfDB Loan

First Plane to Land in Bayelsa by October 2015

First Bank sets to raise fresh capital through Eurobond


300,000 Women Died from Pregnancy in 2013 – UN

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The Eagle Online

Maigari blew N13m on refreshment – Document

Boko Haram: Seventh world’s richest terrorist group – Report

NFF to FIFA: Maigari can’t account for N5.4b, other monies

Nyako mulls resignation as seven-man impeachment panel begins sitting

Bank manager found hanging in uncompleted building

Pregnant woman, others wounded in Osun as political thugs unleash mayhem

APC chieftain, others arrested for cars snatching

Seven men held for raping nine-year-old girl

FG owes NDDC over N1t

Land dispute: Delta, Bayelsa communities threaten war

Rivers monorail for launch in October

The craziest thing I’ve done – Ini Edo

Two die in World Cup altercation, school burnt down

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The Guardian


Italy rescues more than 2,600 boat migrants

Child abuse claims: Evidence ’20 key people involved’

Saudi says Yemen border Qaeda assailants were nationals

Eight wounded in Tanzanian tourist town restaurant blast

British industrial output drops

Angry tears as wrenching video shown at S. Korea ferry trial

Abdullah claims victory in contested Afghan election

Returned Sri Lanka migrant vents fury at Australia

UN highlights hardships for lone female Syrian refugees

Indonesia’s Widodo hangs on to slim lead before poll

•National News

Fifa partner CEO Ray Whelan arrested in Rio de Janeiro

Oyo senator dumps APC

Jonathan not to blame for current insecurity, others’

Airtel powers Nigeria’s first Research, Education Network (NgREN)

NJC to publish rules for appointment of judges

Govt raises panel over colleges’ bid to award degrees

Scores injured as APC, PDP supporters clash in Osun

We’re closer to rescuing Chibok girls, says govt
• Suspected Boko Haram Islamists kill 7, civilian JTF arrests three

Benin groans as blockade of Edo Assembly roads chokes metropolis
• Group gives IGP ultimatum to restore sanity 

Air Force appoints new spokesman

Why I shouldn’t be tried for money laundering, by Ikuforiji
• You have a case to answer, EFCC insists

Olumba cautions against outbreak of another civil war

Scores of Ondo LP, APC members, Oyo senator join PDP

CBN amends BDC guideline

Assembly to probe military assault in Lagos

•Latest News Articles

Japan’s Abe declares peace goals in historic Australia visit

Abbas demands Israel halt Gaza raids ‘immediately’

Powerful typhoon Neoguri lashes Japan’s Okinawa islands

Philippine priest in unwed mum outburst faces sanctions

Afghan suicide attack kills 16, including 4 NATO soldiers

Relatives weep and jeer at S. Korea ferry disaster trial

Israel, Hamas slide towards major Gaza conflict

Iran needs 19 times more centrifuges than US wants

Iran’s supreme leader reveals demands in nuclear talks

Japan braced for Typhoon Neoguri

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Leadership Newspapers


Adamawa Impeachment: Panel Ignores Holiday, Begins Sitting In Hotel

Delegates In Heated Debate Over Resource Control, Derivation

N4.6trn 2014 Budget: Reps Begin Probe Of MDAs

Gunmen Kill 45, Injure 95 In Taraba

Chibok Girls: ICC To Serve Nigeria For Negligence This Week

CBN Extends BDCs’ Recapitalisation Deadline to July 31

2015 Is The Cause Of Insecurity in Nigeria – Sultan 

SANs Aiding Corrupt Judges – CJN 

Alleged $620,000 Bribe: Judge Warns Farouk Lawan, Emenalo Against Delay 

497 Inmates Await Trial In Minna Prisons 

What Role For Obasanjo In 2015? 

Security Agencies Close To Rescuing Schoolgirls – Omeri 

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The Nation Newspaper

Today in the #News

• Girls ’ll soon be rescued, says govt
• Troops kill 44 in raid on Boko Haram hideout
• Row over state creation at National Conference
• Adamawa investigation panel begins sitting in camera
• Protest in Ondo Poly over school fees’ hike
• Bring Abiola’s killers to justice, Okei-Odumakin tells Fed Govt
• PDP lawmakers break into Assembly chamber
• Amaechi promises steady power supply by 2015
• Nyako… APC, PDP battle for Adamawa’s soul
• APC: PDP plans to destabilise Edo
• Ramadan tragedy: 26 worshippers escaped death in Jos
• Banker kills self in Ogun

…and in #Sports

• Request for goverment protection nailed NFF
• Keshi’s future divides NFF
• Milito: Robben is a devastating opponent
• Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea race for unsettled Balotelli

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We’re close to finding Chibok girls— FG

Bank manager found hanging in uncompleted building

INSECURITY: Expert makes case for helpline

Edo PDP lawmakers sit, declare Assembly renovation illegal

Rivers judiciary staff vow to continue strike

PDP lawmakers direct CBN to stop financial transactions with House

Vicar-Gen resigns over Catholic Church crisis in Imo

I’m a political thug, not a robber — Suspect

Ejigbo torture: victim is alive — Police

Jonathan charges PenCom on N4.21trn pension fund

NDLEA decries attacks on members in Jos

Newborn baby among dead as quake hits Mexico, Guatemala

Okada riders escorting hearse jailed in Imo for disorderly conduct

Owo poly shut over students’ protest

Chibok: Presbyterian Church synod warns against politicisation

APC Senator defects to PDP in Oyo

Fayose promises to partner with monarchs

Court adjourns corruption case against Lagos Speaker

Lorry drivers to Imo govt: Call extortionists to order or…

Ogun students protest over delayed bursary

Osun 2007 blast: I was lodged in Govt House, not prison — Prime Suspect

70 teachers retire in Lagos

Teenager stabs friend with a pair of scissors

Port concession: Stakeholders hail Sarumi at 70

Excape from captivity: Boko Haram recaptures 45 women in Borno

NYAKO: 7-man impeachment panel commences sitting under tight security

Fani-Kayode gives APC Scribe seven days to retract publication

Prof Jega wins defamation of character suit

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