nigeria news 210418

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    Business 18yrs After, Supreme Court Voids Mobil’s Sack of 860 Nigerians – Thisday Newspaper

    The Supreme Court on Friday voided the sack of about 860 Nigerian employees of Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited, employed in the year 2000 as security officers, but named by the company as Supernumerary Police officers (SPY). The five man panel of justices of the apex court in a unanimous...
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    Metro Kogi recruits 1800 caterers for school feeding programme- Official – Vanguard newspaper

    Mrs Kadijat Karibo, the Unit Head of Home Grown School Feeding Programme (HGSFP) in Kogi, says the state government has recruited 1800 caterers to handle cooking in the first phase of the programme in the state. Karibo said at the venue of the screening exercise in Lokoja, that a total of 3500...
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    Politics I have experience far above President Buhari – Fayose – Vanguard newspaper

    Governor of Ekiti Ayodele Fayose has said that he is far more experience than the President of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari. Fayose in an interview with Osasu Igbinedion said “My presidential ambition is still alive, so much alive but one step at a time. I want to lead this country...
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    Metro Army arrests 23 suspected cultists, 15 pipeline vandals – Punch newspaper

    The Nigerian Army said on Saturday that it arrested 23 suspected cultists, who were conducting physical training for new recruits, initiation, robbery and kidnapping. The army also said that it arrested 15 other persons suspected to be pipeline vandals and recovered 31 jerry cans of refined...
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    Politics Followers troll, beg el-Rufai as he threatens to sue alleged slanderer – Punch newspaper

    Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, is angry. Taking to his verified Twitter handle on Saturday afternoon, el-Rufai decried the activities of those who use the anonymity of the internet to defame others. It was in response to a tweet by one Mr. Steven Kefas, who had alleged via a tweet that...
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    Metro “Why I Was Promoted By Nigeria Police – EFCC Boss, Magu – Nigerian monitor news

    Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has revealed why he was among officers promoted by the Police Service Commission. Reacting to the promotion, which was announced on Friday, the EFCC boss pointed out that it was due to his hard work in the...
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    Metro Another 31 killed in Benue – vanguard newspaper

    It was bloody weekend in Benue state following the reported murder of about 31 persons in six communities of Guma local government area by suspected herdsmen who also razed over close 82 houses in the affected areas and a bloody slash of rival political and cult groups in Otukpo local government...
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    Politics Obasanjo Blasts Fayose, Tells Him To Shut Up – Nigerian monitor news

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has asked Ekiti State governor, Ayo Fayose, to shut up and seek God’s forgiveness for abusing him barely two years after he begged him in a letter over previous insults. Governor Fayose had last week in Ile Ife, Osun State, lambasted Obasanjo for what he...
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    Metro El-Rufai becomes grandfather – Punch newspaper

    Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has become a grandfather, as his son welcomed a baby girl on Friday. The excited governor shared the news on his Twitter handle, even as he asked his followers to put the baby and her parents; Kamilah and Bello in their “positive prayers.” Click here...
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    Politics “Obasanjo’s Third Force Is No force,” – Fayose – Nigerian monitor news

    Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti, has described the third force movement proposed by former president Olusegun Obasanjo as “no force”. The former president had called for a coalition that would wrestle power from the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in...
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    Politics How Buhari government failed northern youths – Shettima [INTERVIEW] – Dailypost news

    Yerima Shettima is the National president of the Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, AYCF, and a major actor in the emergence of Muhammadu Buhari as the nation’s President in 2015. But Shettima who is now regretting his roles and those of his group in the emergence of the president, in an...
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    Politics 2019: Sowore Gets Huge Support In Southeast As Youths Vow To Vote Out Bad Govt. – Sahara reporters

    The presidential ambition of the founder and publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, received a boost on Friday as students, youths and groups from all parts of the Southeastern region at a town hall meeting in Owerri, the capital of Imo state, promised to join efforts by the presidential...
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    Metro Nigeria to secure $300 million loan to finance national malaria strategy – Premium times news

    As part of efforts to eliminate malaria in Nigeria, the Federal Government will be securing $300 million in new financing from the World Bank, Islamic Development Bank and African Development Bank. According to a press statement made available to Premium Times, the commitment was made known on...
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    Metro Snatching of Nigerian senate mace blessing – Senator Ibrahim – Punch newspaper

    Senator Abu Ibrahim from Katsina South Senatorial District, has said the mace snatching incident at the Senate was a blessing in disguise. He said the invasion of the Senate by thugs has provided an opportunity for lawmakers to reassess the security structure at the National Assembly...
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    Metro Sex-for-mark: Female student to appear before OAU panel Tuesday – Punch newspaper

    The alleged victim of sexual harassment by a lecturer in the Department of Accounting at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile -Ife, Ms. Monica Osagie, has been summoned to appear before the investigative panel probing the incident on Tuesday. The invitation came barely 24 hours after her lawyer...
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    Metro Police recover 47 illegal arms, arrest 17 suspects in Akwa Ibom – punch newspaper

    The Nigeria Police Force, Akwa Ibom Command, on Saturday said it recovered 47 illegal arms and 172 live ammunitiona and cartridges across the state. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Odiko Macdon, disclosed this while speaking with newsmen at the police headquarters Ikot...
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    Metro Army to launch Operation Last Hold in Borno – The Nation Newspaper

    The Nigerian Army is to launch “Operation Last Hold” in Borno North and Lake Chad Region to restore socio-economic activities in the areas and fast track return Of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to their communities. The Chief of Training and Operations, Maj.-Gen. David Ahmad, disclosed...
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    Metro Taraba Students Honour Nigerian Army Over Peace Efforts – The Nation newspaper

    Students of Taraba State origin under the auspices of Southern Taraba Students’ Peace Initiative yesterday applauded the successes of Exercise Ayem Akpatuma in Taraba state and environs, lauding the Nigerian Army Leadership for its intervention in the protection of lives and properties across...
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    Metro Army Will Kill, Feed On Our Flesh If We Surrender – Ex- Boko Haram Commander – Sahara reporters

    Umar Ibrahim, one of the commanders of the Islamic sect, Boko Haram has said they were told not to surrender as the Nigerian Army will kill and feed on their flesh when they did so. He said this as when he and other members of the Islamic sect who surrendered to the military were being...
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    Metro 2 final year students of Adeleke varsity remanded in prison over alleged murder – Tribune Newspaper

    A magistrates’ court in Osogbo, Osun State, on Friday, ordered that two final year students of Adeleke University, Ede, be remanded in prison custody over the alleged murder of a 200 level student. The accused, Akanbi Ademola Khalyd (23) and Vera Cruz Anthony Babashola (22) were arraigned...
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