#TodayInNigeria 23/7/2014

23 Jul

Daily Times


Chidoka Confirmed Aviation Minister

Anambra State – Nigeria Navy Arrests 20 Drug Peddlers

Plateau DPP Youths Condemn Attack On Gen Useni’s Residence

Ramadan: Sambo, Others Pray For Peace, Development in Mecca

Keyamo Writes Jonathan, Says Adamawa Deputy Governor’s Resignation Unconstitutional

Anti-Robbery Squad Arrests 3 Members Specialising In Snatching Cars


Boko Haram Needs New Thinking, Not US$1bn Loan, APC Tells FG

Osun Election: Sharing Kerosene, Rice to Voters against Democratic Ethos, says Akinwusi

Nyako’s Refusal To Give Lawmakers N1bn Led To His Impeachment – Adamawa APC Chair

We Stand By Our Position On APC – PDP Tells Atiku

2015: We Need New Strategies For Rural, Illiterate Electorate –Jega

PDP Denies Linking APC to Islamic Agenda


Ronaldo Ready to Rumble after World Cup Flop

World Cup Trophy Broken

Retired German Footballer Commits Suicide After Long Depression


Jonathan Lauds Oshiomhole for Attracting Investments to Edo

ZMHA Crisis: Zamfara Chamber Of Commerce Urges Traders To Remain Calm


Van Vicker Turns Car Wash Attendant In Ghana

This Fan Just Got Crazy Over Jessie J!

Prezzo Hints Marriage Plans With Girlfriend

Genevieve Nnaji Online Contest: Bola Suru Emerges Winner

Waje’s ‘Onye’ Video Hits 35,000 Views In First Week!

Meet 9ice’s New Wife To-Be


Nigerians Spends N1.3tr Yearly On Malaria Treatment – Environmental Council

ECOWAS President Comments on Healthcare Delivery in Imo

Danish Scientists Reveal Way To Find Hidden HIV-Infected Cells

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The Eagle Online

Bomb explodes in Kaduna at Ramadan tafsir

Bomber rams into Buhari’s convoy, three injured

Buhari, Islamic cleric target of Kaduna bombers – DSS

Death toll rises to 82 in Kaduna explosions

Taiwan plane crash ‘kills dozens’

Air Force personnel invade Lagos airport, destroy facilities

Military declares technician aboard crashed chopper missing in action

Lawmakers arrive 6:30am to commence Al-Makura’s removal

I didn’t steal a kobo from Ogun – Daniel

APC out to truncate democracy – PDP

EFCC quizzes ex-Adamawa deputy governor

Jonathan to Chibok parents: We’re doing our best to bring back your daughters

Micro credit to make Deltans economically buoyant – Uduaghan

World Bank rates Nigeria high in poverty reduction

New thinking, not $1b loan, solution to Boko Haram – APC

My role in new Hollywood movie – Stephanie Okereke, + photos

Players salary: Only three Nigerian clubs have complied

Minister cancels parley with NFF

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The Guardian


UK ‘still exporting arms’ to Russia, say MPs

Palestinian PM says lift Gaza ‘siege’ as part of ceasefire

First MH17 dead to be flown to Netherlands from Ukraine

Germany ready to help Nigeria on renewable energy

Group urges FG to deploy troops

PTA endorses gov’s second term bid

Don’t be afraid of threat to arrest APC leaders, Aregbesola urges members

I ‘ll adopt judicious use of resources to transform state, says Akinbade

O-REAP scheme fraudulent,Omisore alleges

Plateau council workers protest against non-payment of entitlements

National News

COAS warns army personnel not to use BRT lanes
• Fashola urges Army boss to purge out bad eggs 

FG reaffirms deadline for enrolling Nigerians in identity cards scheme

Emefiele retains existing monetary policy regime
• Holds lending rate at 12 per cent
• Begins monitoring of 2015 elections spending

PDP alleges plot by APC to truncate democracy
• Cautions state assemblies over impeachments
• Opposition party restates stand against govt’s $1b…

Rights activists, NLC, lawyers, others extol Aturu’s virtues

Abdulrazaq-Gwadabe denies role in plot to kill confab report

100 days post-abduction: Women pray, urge B’Haram, sponsors to free Chibok girls

Beneficiaries lament high cost of Edo transport scheme cabs

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Leadership Newspapers


100 Days Of Chibok Girls In Captivity  

Al-Makura Returns To Nasarawa From Abuja 

99 Days After: Jonathan Meets Escaped Chibok Girls, Parents 

FG Actions Over Rescue Operation Of The Chibok Girls  

Fear Of Boko Haram: Soldiers Deserting Force –  Army chief 

FG’s $1bn Loan Request: APC Demands New Thinking To Tackle Boko Haram 

Majority Of Borno Lawmakers Loyal To Shettima – Speaker   

Enugu Assembly Begins Impeachment Of Deputy Gov Over Poultry Farm, Others  

Malaria Treatment: Nigerians Spends 1.3trn Annually  

We Are Being Careful For The Safety Of Chibok Girls – DHQ 

We’ll Not Relent Until Chibok Girls Are Rescued – Ezekwesili  

Foreign Reserves Rises To $40.2bn As Exchange Rates Record Stability  

MURDER: Man In Police Net For Stabbing Wife To Death

Doctors’ Strike: Reps Mull Privatisation Of Government Hospitals

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The Nation Newspaper

Today in the #News

• Boko Haram: 11 Chibok schoolgirls’ parents dead
• Activists to mark 100 days of Chibok girls’ abduction
• ‘Sharing kerosene, rice to voters against democratic culture’
• EFCC grills ex-Adamawa Deputy Governor
• Stop playing politics with security, says Oshiomhole
• PDP alleges opposition’s threat to democracy
• APC: new thinking will end insurgency not $1b loan
• Huge wage bills: Reps consider privatisation of govt hospitals, others
• Aliyu bars The Nation from Govt House
• How MTN withheld my entitlements, by ex-manager
• Panic as suspected kidnappers invade Oyo school
• Abia police parade 10 suspected child traffickers

…and in #Sports

• Dunga returns as Brazil coach
• Real Madrid completes Rodriguez’ signing
• Man City plots shock bid for Didier Drogba

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The Punch Newspapers

Chidoka named aviation minister, Oyeyemi becomes FRSC boss

FG’s handling of Chibok girls’ rescue effort poor -Poll

•Featured Stories

11 parents of abducted girls die

Airport harassment, my story –Ezekwesili

EFCC set to declare Nyako wanted

APC on destructive march, says PDP

Tears as escaped Chibok girls, parents meet Jonathan

•Latest News

Typhoon Matmo hits Taiwan

Police exonerate suspects caught with corpse of three-year-old

Chidoka named aviation minister, Oyeyemi becomes FRSC boss

UN rights chief condemns Israel and Hamas

Deadly suicide blasts hit Benghazi army base

Israel pounds Gaza amid renewed truce efforts

Costa Concordia towed away to Genoa

US, European airlines halt Israel flights

MH17: EU to widen Russia sanctions


Bolt ready for Glasgow challenge

Real Madrid sign Rodriguez

Nigerian athletes campaign in Glasgow empty-handed

Glasgow 2014: Opening ceremony to attract 1.5bn viewers

Babatunde an asset to Eagles – Erico

•Metro Plus

Ogun police arrest man for killing wife

Drivers decry high cost of Edo cab scheme

Barber leads gang members to rob hairdresser

One dies as customs, car dealers clash in Kwara

NDLEA nabs graduate, recovers 2.185kg drugs


Osun: Contenders stake their claims to Abere

Aregbesola using rented crowds for rallies – PDP

•Business & Economy

Rising unemployment, income inequality worry CBN

Discos fault NERC’s condition for fixed charge collection


100 days after, Chibok girls still in Shekau’s captivity


Graduates applying for jobs must have integrity — Nwobi


Hepatitis diagnosis and management (2)

Mapped: Protein vital for life – and cancer

Food-borne diseases can kill


Doctors deserve special treatment –NMA chieftain

Beware of fake NAFDAC officials —Orhii


Winning the information war at all costs

Telecoms masts in residential areas not harmful, NCC insists


Aviation workers insist on national carrier

Overland commences flights to Dutse


External reserves rise by $1.4bn

Durosinmi-Etti hands over to Oguntayo at Skye Bank

•Capital Market

NSE index declines by 0.28%

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MH17 black boxes delivered to British investigators

Impeachment: Three suspended Ebonyi Assembly members recalled

MH17 attackers sought a divided world- Bill Clinton

Gaza: UN rights chief condemns Israel and Hamas

Netherlands mourns as bodies of MH17 crash victims return

2 die in Ilorin as Customs men, smugglers clash

Daniel, Kashamu bicker over Jonathan

We’ll continue with impeachment moves against Al-Makura— Assembly

Fayose accuses Fayemi of employing 4,000 new workers

Enugu Assembly serves Deputy Gov, Onyebuchi, impeachment notice

Police nab 3 for car-snatching in Lagos

Nigeria needs to shun habit of not doing anything concrete in the face of tragedy – Ezekwesili

Navy, vigilante nab 80 drug peddlers in Anambra, Abia

#BringBackOurGirls: Helicopters, night-vision other equipment to aid search arrive

Jonathan vs Buhari: Afenifere stakeholders call for caution

SON gives dealers 7 days ultimatum to mop-up fake phones

Landlords eject Bayelsa gov’s aides

DEFECTION TO APC: Imo govt dismisses fears over Okorocha’s re-election

SUBSIDY: FG, oil marketers clash over interest charge

2015 elections: CBN monitoring govt, politicians’ spending— Emefiele

Piracy: Bayelsans beg government to declare state of emergency on waterways

We’ve not endorsed anyone yet for Delta guber —UPF

Graca Machel, Tutu, Malala write Jonathan, world leaders on 2015

Fashola to Armed Forces: Refrain from anti-democratic activities

East-West Road to be completed Dec 2015 —FG

Rivers APC condemns alleged harassment of Ezekwesili

Oshiomhole to politicians: Stop playing politics with security issues

Delta LG polls: We’re not against rotation, Warri Ijaws tell Itsekiris

Delta 2015: Urhobo may settle for consensus candidate

Terrorism: FG to upgrade Oghara Naval Logistics Command —Obanikoro

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