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2014-10-01 Soldiers Sentenced to Death By Firing Squad to Appeal
[This Day]The 12 soldiers sentenced to death by firing squad yesterday morning by the military tribunal are likely to head to the Federal Court of Appeal, in the event that the Army Council ratifies their sentence, THISDAY has learnt.

2014-10-01 Boko Haram and the Many Faces of Abubakar Shekau
[African Arguments]On September 24, 2014, Nigerian and Cameroonian sources provided video evidence that a Boko Haram commander named Bashir Muhammed, who 'doubled' as the group's leader Abubakar Shekau, was killed in Konduga in Borno State. This prompts the question: Where is the real Shekau? There are several credible theories about Shekau's whereabouts (and whether he is even still alive) and what the impact of this imposter's death may be for Nigerian security ahead of its presidential elections in February 2015.

2014-10-02 Independence - Melaye Leads Protest Against Jonathan
[Vanguard]ABUJA--Civil rights campaigner and former member, House of Representatives, Dino Melaye,yesterday,led members of his newly formed Citizens Arise Movement of Nigeria,CAMON,across the streets of Abuja,in demonstration against what he called the 'ills of the nation' after 54 years of independence.

2014-10-02 Nigeria @ 54 - My Govt Has Delivered - Jonathan
[Vanguard]Abuja-- President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, on the occasion of the country's 54th independence anniversary gave his administration a passmark for delivering on most indicators of good governance.

2014-10-02 N199 Million Cocaine Concealed in Perfumes, Capacitors
[Vanguard]Two traders, who allegedly concealed drugs suspected to be cocaine worth 119 million naira inside capacitors and perfumes, have been arrested by officials of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA.

2014-10-02 Jonathan, PDP Can't Claim Credit for Defeating Ebola - - Governor Fashola
[Premium Times]Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State has said that the true heroes behind Nigeria's success in curtailing the spread of Ebola Virus Disease are not those campaigning across the country.

2014-10-02 No to Forced Listing of Companies
[Vanguard]THERE are worrying signals that unless due caution is brought to bear, a law that will force some blue chip private companies to sell their shares at the Nigerian Stock Exchange may be enacted. Such a law is reported to be nearing the public hearing stage at the House of Representatives.

2014-10-02 Your Voter Cards Only Missile Against PDP Tyranny - Buhari
[Vanguard]Ado Ekiti -Former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd),has called on all eligible voters in Nigeria to take the advantage of 2015 general elections to vote the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) out of power.

2014-10-02 Independence - BBOG Calls for Sober Reflection Over Missing Girls
[Leadership]The #BringBackOurGirls (BBOG) group has called for sober reflections as the nation celebrates its independence with the sad realization that the 218 Chibok schoolgirls who were abducted by the Boko Haram sect for 170 days are still with their captors.

2014-10-02 INEC Issues 2015 Elections Notice to Parties
[Leadership]With 137 days to the 2015 presidential election and other elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, issued a notice of election to the 25 political parties signifying that the election process is on course.

2014-10-02 For the First Time, U.S. Shuns Nigeria's Oil
[Leadership]The search for alternative energy by the Barack Obama administration in the United States of America (USA) has begun to take a toll on Nigeria's crude oil export as the US for the first time failed to import a single barrel of crude oil from Nigeria.

2014-10-02 Nigeria @54 - Free and Fair Polls Have Come to Stay - Jonathan
[Leadership]At its 54th year of independence, Nigeria is still in a sober mood because of the crisis of nationhood the gory activities the terrorist group, Boko Haram, has plunged the country into, President Goodluck Jonathan declared yesterday.

2014-10-02 UN Seeks Holistic Action Against Boko Haram, Others
[Leadership]The United Nations yesterday sought for holistic actions to combat the operations of Boko Haram, Al-Qaeda, Al- Shabab and other terrorist groups around the world.

2014-10-02 PDP Chairman, Govs in Cold War
[Leadership]There are strong indications of mutual suspicion between the national chairman of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the fold of the influential PDP Governors' Forum.

2014-10-02 2015 - Jonathan Ready for Candidates of APC, Others - - Presidency
[Vanguard]ABUJA--AHEAD of 2015 Presidential election, the Presidency said that President Goodluck Jonathan who is the sole Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP was ready for keen contest with whoever emerges as the presidential candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC and other opposition political parties.

2014-10-02 We Have Delivered On All Fronts, Says President Jonathan in Independence Speech
[Premium Times]President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan was in expansive mood proper for the nation's 54th independence anniversary Wednesday in Abuja, and in an exuberant 60-paragarph speech he claimed a bragging right for his administration, which he said has delivered on most indicators of good governance.

2014-10-02 Govt Marks Independence Day Amid Security Challenges
[VOA]As Nigeria marks its Independence Day, its military appears to have made significant strides in sharply reducing attacks often launched by Islamist militant group Boko Haram against unarmed civilians in parts of the country. That's according to Mike Omeri, director-general of the National Orientation Agency, which also handles the government's information on Boko Haram.

2014-10-01 Jonathan Sets Up C'ttee On Implementation of Conference Recommendations
[This Day]Abuja -President Goodluck Jonathan has assured that the recommendations in the report submitted by the National Conference will be implemented to the letter

2014-10-01 Independence - Jonathan Urges Terrorists to Lay Down Arms
[Leadership]President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday called on terrorists and insurgents waging war against the country to lay down their arms and embrace peace.

2014-10-01 Measles, Hunger Kill 70 Refugees
[Leadership]No fewer than 50 children and 20 men and women taking refuge in Bali local government area of Taraba State have so far died following the outbreak of measles and other related ailments.

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