#TodayInNigeria 24/7/2014

24 Jul

Daily Times


Boko Haram Blows Up Ngala Bridge In Borno

Probe After Arizona Execution Takes Two Hours

UN To Investigate Israel’s Gaza Offensive

Finally, Emir Sanusi Visit Jonathan For Prayer

West African States Pledge Regional Anti-Boko Haram Force

Central African Republic Groups Sign Ceasefire After Talks


Nyako’s Removal: We Have Not Been Notified Says Jega

2015: Rivers Lawmakers Declare Support For Jonathan, Wike

We’re Ready For Osun Guber Poll – Jega

Osun 2014: INEC National Commissioner Arrives Osun State for Supervision

Olejeme Is Unstoppable –Ika Elders

PDP Delegates Okay Marwa For Adamawa Guber Race


Algeria’s Brahimi Signs Five-Year Porto Deal

Beckham Visits United as Van Gaal Debut Nears

Barcelona reach €20m deal for Mathieu

Shaqiri: Juventus not a step back from Bayern


French Montana Turning Khloe Into Hood Chick: photo

Kim Kardashian Flaunts Toned, Tan Bod in Bikini

Lauryn Hills Goes Late To Own Show!


Polio Eradication: FG Borrows $82m Says Maku

Free Maternal Healthcare: Uduaghan Tells Pregnant Women to Resist Extortion

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The Eagle Online

Explosion rocks Kano

Liberian suspected of having Ebola virus hospitalised in Lagos

Maigari removed by Executive Committee

Doctors remove 232 teeth from boy’s mouth

How Chinese firm packages rotten meat for McDonalds, KFC

Plane with 116 on board disappears

Kaduna attack, attempt to assassinate me – Buhari

Death toll rises to 82 in Kaduna explosions

Osun poll: APC heads to court, demands postponement

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

Uduaghan leads Delta to pray for release of Chibok girls

NAF crashed helicopter engineer declared missing found alive

Taiwan plane crash ‘kills dozens’

Glo considers Aluwe, RMD, Zebrudaya, others in new campaign

BON 2014 awards nominees to be unveiled next week

NFF decides Keshi’s future on Thursday

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The Guardian


‘Qaeda’ suspects kill army officer in south Yemen

Haris Suleman dies in crash during around-the-world flight

Ukraine rebel leader denies having Buk missile

Arizona execution takes two hours

Hamas says Gaza blockade must end before ceasefire

Taiwan plane crash toll hits 48, officials defend flight clearance

US lifts ban on flights to Tel Aviv

Zenith Bank records N174.6b gross earnings, N46b half year profit

Akinwusi, Akinbade condemn inducing voters with foodstuffs, others

•National News

FEC okays N13.53 billion loan from Japan
•Approves new water master plan, pay tributes to Lukman

NYSC charges corps members on best practice
•To introduce online registration

Association states modalities for peaceful, transparent conduct of election

INEC gives Aug. 4 as deadline for distribution of PVCs

Nasarawa Assembly asks CJ to raise panel on Al-Makura
•No plan to impeach Ajimobi, say Oyo lawmakers 

CRCN urges Christians to defend selves against attacks
•Monarch tasks police, DSS on security in Plateau

Stakeholders laud Reps over tobacco control bill

APC, Daniel differ over governance of Ogun

Eulogies as ex-Gov Jakande clocks 85

Govt names Chidoka Aviation Minister
•Obi urges him to be good ambassador of Anambra

Fashola sets up panel to probe death of soldier, burning of BRT buses

Don blames Edo Assembly crisis on personal interests

Dosunmu joins Lagos gov race

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The Nation Newspaper

Today in the #News

• 82 die as suicide bomber hits Buhari’s convoy
• Jonathan orders arrest of perpetrators
• I was the target, says Buhari
• Tinubu: we’re all marked people
• Nigeria leads world in rate of ‘terrorism’ fatalities
• Chibok abduction: Jonathan has failed, says NANS
• Ki-Moon urges international community to stand by Chibok girls
• Protesters clash over money
• Army chief on why military can’t stop Boko Haram
• Court orders police to pay N10m to church
• Plane catches fire at Kano Airport
• Panic in Ogun community as robbers threaten residents

…and in #Sports

• ENYIMBA 2-0 SHARKS: Ayansi, Ogunbote disagree over ref’s performance
• Fabregas eyes trophies at Chelsea
• Mourinho dreams 10 years EPL domination
• Tyson Fury to battle Ustinov in Manchester

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•Featured Stories

Emir of Kano, Sanusi, visits Jonathan

World leaders restate calls for Chibok girls rescue

Insecurity, funding threaten 2015 elections, says Jega

Nasarawa lawmakers tell CJ to set up probe panel

Buhari in narrow escape as Kaduna blasts kill 70

•Latest News

India doctors remove 232 teeth from boy’s mouth

UK investigators to examine MH17 flight data

⁠CAR factions announce ceasefire

⁠Workers’ protest paralyses activities at Finance ministry

⁠Nyako left N12.8bn debt, says Fintiri

⁠We have capacity to win B’Haram war – FG

⁠Nyako: EFCC grills Adawama ex-SSG, finance director

⁠Jonathan, FEC members honour Lukman

⁠No plan to remove Ajimobi, say Oyo lawmakers

⁠Delta, CD hold 100 days prayer for Chibok girls


Glasgow 2014: Officials, players cry for help

Pearson set to withdraw from 100m

Glasgow 2014: Toriola gets ITTF recognition

NFF to meet over Keshi, Falcons

•Metro Plus

Police accuse undergraduate of killing 87- year old father

One dies as power surge ravages Lagos community

We’re coming for cash, robbers tell Ogun residents

Robbers kill cops, steal N24m from bank

Man kills rich lover, absconds with property


APC petitions Jonathan, alleges plot to kill Aregbesola

2015: PDP zoning excludes Ihejirika, others

APC, LP trade words over Amosun’s administration

Nigeria’s political system vicious – Lanlehin

•Business & Economy

Local rice production generates N750bn revenue —FG

Apapa traffic: Commuters opt for ferry services

FG simplifies insurance claims for deceased workers’ dependants

Chidoka pledges strategic repositioning of aviation sector


Social media lessons from the ant

Chibok girls will soon be free —Shehu Sani

•Capital Market

Zenith Bank announces N46.7bn Q2 profit after tax

NSE index sheds 0.28% as equities’ slide deepens


Red meat may raise breast cancer risk

Traditional beliefs may impact mental health

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APC takes concrete actions to ensure free, fair election in Osun

2015: Igbo in Lagos ready to partner any political party if…

Police parade alleged kidnappers of babies, others in Abia

90 escape death at Aminu Kano Airport

Obiano, Wada move to end border skirmishes

Emir of Kano, Sanusi visits Jonathan

Al-Makura: Drama as 4 Assembly members attempt to snatch Mace

Safety of pension assets is top priority, says Jonathan

I’m not part of plots to kill confab report —Abdulrazaq-Gwadabe

Keep cash at home we are coming, robbers tell Ogun community

Navy arrests 6 for impersonation

Ogun APC, Daniel’s aide trade words over ex-gov’s comment

Rescue Chibok girls or forget 2015 elections, activists tell FG

Abia govt demolishes kidnapper’s house at Ikwuano

NPA faults Fashola’s comment on Oshodi-Apapa expressway snarl

FG assures on prosecution of Boko Haram leaders

ELECTRICITY: FG plans new sanctions for bills defaulters

Plateau sacks 1,400 teachers with fake certificates

Insurgents kill 5 in Damboa, blow up Nigeria-Cameroon link bridge

Clerics urge Boko Haram to embrace dialogue with FG

Nigeria, US sign MoU on police training

Father petitions IGP over son’s death in Police station

2015: Repeat your 2011 support for Jonathan, FCT minister tells Ndigbo

Two Speakers emerge in Ebonyi Assembly

PDP wades into Enugu impeachment saga

NYSC to place corps members on civil service salary scale

Driver masterminds kidnap, murder of his employer

Adamawa guber by-election: Marwa, Girei, Ardo declare interest

Akpabio pledges support for federal lawmaker

Rise in river level causes anxiety in Bayelsa communities

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