#NewsInNigeria 19/8/2014

19 Aug

Daily Times


Nasarawa: Lawmakers Petitions NJC

Ebola: FG Adopts Environmental Control Measures

EFCC Recovers N5 Billion Oil Subsidy Fund

Abba Calls For More Police, Air Force Ties

Fashola Amends Urban/Slum Law, Commences Slum Regeneration

Fee Slash: LASU To Refund N840m To Students


Why Obi Resigned As BoT Chair, By APC

2015: INEC Trains Political Party Agents

Diamond Bank Boss, Otti, Declares For Abia Governorship

Adamawa Governorship: Marwa Declares Under PDP

Only God Knows Why We Lost in Osun – PDP

Ogun Labour Party, Gbenga Daniel Settles Rifts


Moyes Feels Cheated By Man Utd

Over 100 Golfers Honour New Minna Captain

Tornadoes keeps hope alive by beating Kwara united FC

AFCON 2015: CAF Disqualifies Rwanda

Lesotho Pull Out Of U20 Qualifier Over Ebola Concerns


Jonathan Flags Off Disbursement Of N220bn SMEs Fund

Cross River, Chinese Firm Sign N2.6 Million Ogoja Water Contract

FG Trains 100 Women on Aquaculture, Fisheries Development

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The Eagle Online

Ebola kills Nigerian woman in UAE

Crisis hits Jimoh Ibrahim’s Ghana bank as ED resigns

Adebayo Faleti to The Eagle Online: I’m alive, plus photo

NGO petitions Shekarau over multi-million naira fraud in Education ministry

Lagos confirms discharge of four Ebola patients

Ebola: Angry lady smashes bottle on man’s head

Baby factory: Rivers pastor at war with police again

LG poll: Crisis rocks Delta PDP over Ibori’s ‘imposition’

Security men foil attempt to bomb Lagos airport

Ekiti poll making APC to change its anti-people policy – Adeyeye

I’m in serious debt – Saheed Balogun

Nigerian movie gets 10 nominations in US

Suarez finally debuts for Barca

NFF poll: Maigari calls for extension of time for forms purchase

NFF reopens Keshi’s contract talk

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The Guardian

•Top Stories

Four more patients survive Ebola

Ribadu denies being imposed by Jonathan

Ebola Disease Outbreak:LCCI, Akiolu seek public, private partnership to end virus, others

INEC suspends distribution of PVCs in Yobe over insecurity

Mark meets doctors, seeks end to strike

Four additional Ebola patients discharged

Suspected suicide bomber arrested at Lagos airport

APC condemns fresh moves to impeach Al-Makura

Civil group leader berates ultimatum to Jonathan over insurgency

Lagos senior doctor still quarantined over Ebola

•National News

Ebonyi House recalls suspended members, sits amid tight security

Ogun Police parade suspected kidnappers of CAN ex-president, Akinola

WAEC extends registration for private WASSCE

25 feared killed in fresh Borno attacks

BSUTH denies receiving Ebola patients

UNIBEN Vice Chancellor returns

NMA faults Kwankwaso’s preventive measures on Ebola

Labour Party warns against rigging Delta council poll

Ex-minister, customs comptroller commend turn out for PVC collection

South-East APC not opposed to Jonathan’s 2015 bid

•Business News

EFCC recovers N5b from fuel subsidy scammers

Nigeria’s inflation rate rises to 8.3%

Shippers’ council may soon get penal powers

NIDF Investors get N60.71 coupon dividend per note

Conoil’s profit surges by 298 per cent

Why SMEs’ growth remains stunted, by ACCA

Yobe distributes N99m poverty alleviation materials

FCMB begins BVN registration of customers

Our plans to expand the operational profile of CIS, by Okumagba

Dangote spends N250m daily to fuel power plants

•Sport News

Uneasy calm, as Maigari returns to Glass House

He remains impeached, Umeh’s group insists

Investment One youth table tennis clinic serves off in Benin City

Inyama: We are one big family

CAF upholds Lesotho’s walk over, hands Nigeria AYC ticket

Man United ready to break bank for Di Maria

Brazil is living in the past

NUJ defeats Team LETI 4-0

Telecom Games: Etisalat in football final, dominate athletics

Stakeholders applaud MTN Lagos Street Soccer

•World News

Missouri teen ‘shot multiple times’

Liberia in desperate hunt for missing Ebola patients

Armed men attack Monrovia Ebola clinic

10 tourists die as boat sinks in Indonesia

Avoid ‘fruitless’ shows of force, Pope tells Koreans

Ukraine fighting: Rebel official resigns, shells fall on Donetsk

Ebola lockdown takes economic toll in West Africa

Guinea declares Ebola a ‘national health emergency’

Brazil presidential candidate Campos in plane crash

Islamic State seizes more territory in Syria

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•Featured Stories

Lagos resident doctors protest sacking

Tambuwal set to dump PDP for APC

Ebola: Two Lagos doctors, nurse, woman discharged

Students on FG scholarship begging for food in Russia

Ribadu picks PDP Adamawa gov election form

•Latest News

Jackie Chan’s son arrested for drug

⁠Ukraine says dozens dead in refugee attack

⁠Gaza truce extended by 24 hours

⁠Confab: Igbo youths insist on referendum

⁠NGOs ask court to nullify govs’ pension laws

⁠Lawmaker urges community projects for even devt

⁠Fashola amends law on slum upgrade

⁠NLC tells FG to recall sacked doctors

⁠Four get 42 years imprisonment for drug trafficking

⁠Edo inaugurates committee on virus


Ohawuchi joins Egyptian side Wadi Degla

Maigari resumes as NFF president

Ancelotti will play Di Maria

Man United false start shows depth of problem

Dedevbo bullish ahead Korea Dpr clash

•Business & Economy

Jonathan to disburse N220bn MSME fund today


Nigerian elected officials earn more than UK’s – Mayor

Presidential aspirants await INEC’s whistle

Ahmed, others urge INEC to extend PVC distribution

Osun loss, temporary setback –PDP chief

Northern elders disagree on ultimatum for Jonathan

APC, Falana accuse Jonathan of encouraging corruption

•Metro Plus

Controversy as minor accuses blind guardian of rape

Suspected hoodlums hack two to coma

Pastor, security guards in court for stealing

Ogun customs intercept 15 bags of ammunition

Cultists stab human rights activist

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Ebola: US Commends Nigeria as Four More Patients are Discharged

Boko Haram Suspect: We Were Sent to Bomb Lagos Airport

Rising Food Prices Push Inflation to 8.3% in July

Looters of Liberia’s Ebola Centre Took Mattresses, Beddings Soaked with Patients’ Fluids

Jonathan: Progress Towards Achieving MDGs Targets Mixed, But Commendable

Amnesty International Condemns Lagos-World Bank Compensation for Evicted Persons

Oil Subsidy Scam: EFCC Recovers N5bn from Fraudulent Marketers

Nasarawa Assembly Petitions NJC to Penalise State’s Chief Judge

Why FG is Yet to Develop Blueprint on Post-terrorism Management

Doctors’ Sack: NMA Urges Eminent Nigerians to Intervene

Jonathan Holds Security Meeting

President Lacks Powers to Sack Resident Doctors, Says SAN

Space Engineering Can Rake in $20bn Annually for Nigeria

‘Northern Leaders’ Views on Jonathan’s Re-election in 2015 Irrelevants’

Dora Akunyili for Burial August 28

CSO Sues Kenya Airways, Wants Flights to Nigeria, Ghana Suspended

Princewill Cautions Nigerians against Ebola Virus

Baby Factory: Pastor Petitions IG over Police Invasion of Hospital

NMA: Sack of Residents Doctors is Closure of FG Hospitals

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Carpenter in court for biting lover’s lip, attempted suicide

Doctors protest sack in Lagos, Ibadan, Akure

Rep blames mass failure in WASSCE on epileptic power supply

Oba of Lagos: I’ll expose role of Yoruba obas during Abacha’s regime after 2015 polls

Bush meat sellers protest low patronage

2015: S/East leaders, people, Ezes clergies urge Jonathan to run

How Nigeria can overtake Malaysia, Singapore, others —Nda-Isaiah

Ebonyi House recalls 3 suspended members

Inflation rate rose to 8.3% in July —NBS

APGA: Obi’s resignation, premeditated —APC

One dies, 2 hospitalised as soak-away pit collapses in Ebonyi

Jeep Wrangler Rubicon continues success story in Nigeria

Fashola amends urban/slum law

Chibok Girls: Take military action now to rescue our girls, #BringBackOurGirls tells FG

Suspected suicide bomber arrested at Lagos Airport

Clark thanks PDP leaders over primaries

War of words: Okorocha, Ihedioha yet to sheathe swords

Distribution of permanent voter’s cards in Oyo, a failure — Ladoja

2 die in Ughevwughe communal clash

LCCI tasks Nigerians on occurrence

Chibok girls politics, Boko Haram, can’t stop Jonathan— ex-militants

UNIBEN’s VC resumes

Okada ban in Ika N-East ‘ll render 2,000 jobless— Monarchs

Insurgency: .6m displaced in N/E of Nigeria — NCFRM

Policeman kills teenager in Ibadan

Godogodo’s gang member arrested in Ogun

Rep faults ‘militarisation’ of elections

EFCC recovers N5bn oil subsidy fund

Anambra NMA wants doctors out of Ebola control c’ttee

Chibok: Rivers PDP slams Northern elders over deadline

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