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Gains of border closure

Gains of border closure blown out of proportion – Stakeholders

• Only N689b Of N1t Revenue Claimed By Customs Recorded By CBN• Border Closure Simplistic Solution To Complicated, Multidimensional Problem- LCCI• Firms Recording Significant Losses, Businesses Risk Imminent Collapse- MAN• Customs’ Officials Demand N200, 000 Bribe To Allow Exported Goods [...]

November 24, 2019 What Te Papers Say
Hate Speech offenders to ‘die by hanging’ Bill resurfaces in Senate

Hate Speech offenders to ‘die by hanging’ Bill resurfaces in Senate

The Bill titled, “National Commission for the Prohibition of Hate Speeches (Est, etc) Bill, 2019(SB.154) and sponsored by the Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, All Progressives Congress, APC, Niger North was read the first time [...]

November 12, 2019 Law, What Te Papers Say
Hate speech bill passes first reading

Just in: Hate speech bill passes first reading

A bill, National Commission for the Prohibition of Hate Speeches has passed first reading on Tuesday in the Senate. The bill was sponsored by the senator representing Niger North, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, who is the Senate Deputy Chief Whip. [...]

November 12, 2019 What Te Papers Say
Raymond Dokpesi

Alleged fraud: Dokpesi gets court’s approval for foreign medical trip

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, granted the request by the Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi, to travel abroad for medical attention. Dokpesi Justice John Tsoho, who granted the application filed by the defence lawyer, Chief Kanu [...]

November 12, 2019 What Te Papers Say
court adjourns hearing of journalist ‘threatened’ by El-Rufai

Again, court adjourns hearing of journalist ‘threatened’ by El-Rufai

Hearing of the case involving journalist, Stephen Kefason, who was allegedly threatened by Kaduna governor, Nasir el-Rufai, was on Wednesday adjourned again at the instance of the court. Mr Kefason,who was arrested in late May, has been detained since over [...]

October 10, 2019 What Te Papers Say
Boko Haram

Court strikes out ex-Boko Haram’s spokesperson’s N500m damages suit

An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Thursday struck out a N500 million aggravated suit filed by a former spokesperson of Boko Haram, Ali Konduga. Samira Bature, the judge, struck out the suit following an application for discontinuance filed by Mr [...]

October 10, 2019 What Te Papers Say
Prime Minister Boris Johnson

Underfire PM calls up Hulk, claims ‘huge’ Brexit progress

Prime Minister Boris Johnson insisted Sunday that “huge” progress was being made in Brexit talks and declared Britain would break out of the European Union just like the comic book hero Hulk. The Conservative leader made the comments ahead of [...]

September 15, 2019 What Te Papers Say

Tinubu, Fayemi, Akintoye deny knowledge of new Yoruba leader’s emergence

2023: I Have Work To Do For Now — FayemiBarely 48 hours after he allegedly emerged the new leader of the Yoruba race, emeritus Professor of History and Second Republic Senator, Seth Banji Akintoye has denied knowledge of such happening. [...]

August 25, 2019 What Te Papers Say

Wadume: DHQ panel concludes report, soldiers risk dismissal

The seven-man Joint Investigative Panel set up by the Defence Headquarters, Abuja, to probe the killing of three policemen in Ibi, Taraba State, has concluded its report and would submit it to the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Abayomi Olonisakin, [...]

August 24, 2019 What Te Papers Say
Jonah and Dickson

Crossing the Jonah and Dickson’s hurdle ahead of Bayelsa poll

Politicking is about group interests, intrigues, surprises, and calculations. All these are at play in the politics of who takes over from ‘Country Boy’ governor, Seriake Dickson, of Bayelsa State. The riddle that is being solved in Bayelsa right now [...]

August 16, 2019 What Te Papers Say
Senate may spend N5.5b on official cars for members

Senate may spend N5.5b on official cars for members

The leadership of the National Assembly has begun moves to procure operational vehicles for the lawmakers that make up its dual legislative chambers. It was learned yesterday that meetings in that regard started among presiding officers in the Senate even [...]

August 15, 2019 What Te Papers Say

Buhari approves bills that change names of two major Nigerian institutions

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a change of name for the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi in Benue State. The new name for the institution is Joseph Sarwuan Tarka University, Makurdi. The approval follow’s the president’s decision to sign a [...]

August 14, 2019 What Te Papers Say
Zarzarky India

What El-Zakzaky said about situation at Indian hospital (FULL TRANSCRIPT)

The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, has alleged that the condition at the Indian hospital he was taken to is worse than that of Nigeria. Mr El-Zakzaky stated this in an audio that has since gone viral on social [...]

August 14, 2019 What Te Papers Say

Igbo governors ’ve secretly donated land for RUGA — IPOB

Nnewi—Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday, alleged that Igbo governors have secretly donated lands in their respective states for RUGA, saying that IPOB will never allow that. herdsmen The group also alleged that all the antagonistic activities of Governor Dave [...]

August 14, 2019 What Te Papers Say

Army Captain had 191 phone chats with wanted kidnapper

The Nigerian Army Captain who allegedly ordered soldiers on security check-point along the Ibi-Jalingo Expressway in Taraba State, to attack and kill police operatives attached to the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, IRT, has been identified. It [...]

August 14, 2019 What Te Papers Say

Ohanaeze, PANDEF, M-Belt Forum, others blast Osinbajo over comment on kidnapping

AFENIFERE, the Yoruba Socio- Political group, yesterday, blasted the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, over his comment that the kidnapping stories in the country were not only exaggerated but also fueled by politics. Osinbajo This came as apex Igbo socio-cultural [...]

June 26, 2019 What Te Papers Say

PRESS RELEASE: Handshake Across Nigeria – Nzuko Umunna Summit

Restructuring: Buhari, Atiku, Saraki, Soyinka, Nwodo Expected at “Handshake Across Nigeria” Summit   President Muhammadu Buhari, former Vice President Abubakar Atiku, Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka and President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo are among dignitaries billed to participate at [...]

October 11, 2018 What Te Papers Say

Amaechi meets Odigie-Oyegun as parallel congresses threaten Buhari’s prospects

By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor, Dayo Johnson, Olasukanmi Akoni, Umar Yusuf, Ola Ajayi, Perez Brisibe, Egufe Yafugborhi, Chinonso Alozie The All Progressives Congress, APC is set to elect new state officers today in congresses across the country with the quest [...]

May 20, 2018 What Te Papers Say
Fulani Herdsman

Court Remands First Violator Of Benue Anti Open Grazing Law

A Makurdi chief magistrate court presided over by Isaac Ajim, has remanded in prison custody, a herdsman Gambo Mohammed, for violating anti open grazing law, criminal conspiracy, causing grievous hurt, culpable homicide and illegal possession of firearms. When the case [...]

November 23, 2017 What Te Papers Say
Ita Ekpenyong

Ekpenyong has no hand $2.1bn arms deal — SOURCE

Abuja—Security sources yesterday condemned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for its desperate and belated bid to rope in the immediate past Director General of the Department of State Services, Mr. Ita Ekpenyong, into the $2.1 billion arms scam, [...]

November 23, 2017 What Te Papers Say
Suicide omb Maiduguri

Boko Haram: Suicide bombers hit Maiduguri

Two suicide bombers on Sunday detonated improvise explosives devises strapped to their body, killing themselves and injuring some members of the civilian joint task force, CJTF. The incident occurred at the entrance of Muna Garage in Maiduguri, a member of [...]

October 23, 2017 What Te Papers Say
NwabuezeB uhari

Divisions tearing Nigeria apart caused by Buhari – Nwabueze

Professor Ben Nwabueze Chairman, the Patriots; Project Nigeria Movement; and Igbo Leaders of Thought has said that President Muhammadu Buhari owes it to the Nigerian people to admit that the divisions tearing the country apart are caused by his actions [...]

October 21, 2017 What Te Papers Say
Presidency and Restructuring

Presidency, Afenifere spokesman, Ikpeazu clash over restructuring

ABUJA – THERE was sharp disagreement yesterday between the presidency and Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State as well as the spokesman of the Yoruba socio-cultural organization, Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin on the clamour for restructuring of the country and threat [...]

October 15, 2017 What Te Papers Say
Reno Omikri and Buhari

Nigerians choose Buhari as biggest problem of Nigeria – Reno

Bestseller and former aide to Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Pastor Reno Omokri has alleged a poll he conducted showed Nigerians chose President Buhari as “the biggest problem of Nigeria.” According to Omokri, he had asked in the poll saying, “As 2019 [...]

October 10, 2017 What Te Papers Say
Adeyinka Grandson

It’s Oduduwa Republic or organised violence —Youth activist, Grandson

In a recent series of viral videos, the President of the Young Yorubas for Freedom, Adeyinka Grandson, made a controversial call for organised violence in the pursuit of ‘Oduduwa Republic.’ He shares his motivation with TOBI AWORINDE   Who is Adeyinka Grandson? [...]

September 30, 2017 What Te Papers Say

BREAKING: We don’t see IPOB as terrorist organisation – US

The United States Government has said it does not consider the Indigenous People of Biafra a terrorist organisation. Last week, the Federal High Court in Abuja gave a judicial backing the executive order of President Muhammadu Buhari, outlawing the group [...]

September 24, 2017 What Te Papers Say
Shettima Kashim

An Open Letter To His Excellency, Hon. Kashim Shettima, Executive Governor Of Borno State

“BEFORE IT WILL BE TOO LATE” RE: PAYMENT OF BORNO STATE 2017 WEAC/NECO FEES Your Excellency, It is indeed a great pleasure to write this letter via this medium as a leader who always listens to his followers. With respect [...]

September 23, 2017 What Te Papers Say
Asuu Strike

Breaking: ASUU shuns meeting with FG

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has shunned a meeting scheduled with the Federal Government on Tuesday to address the concerns raised in an earlier agreement between them for which ASUU has been on strike.   ASUU President, Biodun [...]

August 30, 2017 What Te Papers Say
Arewa Youth

Quit Notice: Igbo leaders drag Arewa youths, Northern governments, others to world court

ABAKALIKI-IGBO leaders under the aegis of Alaigbo Development Foundation Monday dragged Arewa youths, their sponsors including officials of governments in the Northern Sharia States to the International Criminal Court, ICC, at Hague and the Nigerian Courts to answer to the [...]

August 29, 2017 What Te Papers Say
Nnamdi Kanu

Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer speaks on Nigerian govt’s move to revoke client’s bail

A request by the Nigerian government seeking the revocation of the pro-Biafra leader, Nnamdi Kanu’s bail, is “misconceived”, his lawyer has said. The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, on Friday demanded the revocation of Mr. Kanu’s bail which was [...]

August 28, 2017 What Te Papers Say