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234Next Archive for August 2010Rss

Monday, August 30, 2010

First-timers and new shows shake up Emmy awards

Building an Asian health network

Passenger dies aboard Delta Air lines

Censorship chief escapes lynching for soliciting sex from minor

Opposition blames cholera epidemic on government

Fashola urges review of revenue allocation formula

Group plans 30,000 march to protect votes

Bashir using tactics to avoid arrest: ICC prosecutor

Red hot Rudisha lowers 800m world record

Real's Ronaldo out for three weeks with ankle injury

Court sets half billion bail for Akingbola

South Sudan plans 11 hydroelectric plants

Federer secures Annacone move

Ministry condoles with sports journalists over Enechi’s death

PDP accuses Oshiomhole of financial impropriety

Arik begins direct flight to America

Jonathan commends Fire Service

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Stock market in reluctant recovery

NITEL workers disagree with management over downsizing

Laws against growth will go, says minister

Klitschko won’t last the distance, says Peter

Mixed fortunes for Heartland, Eaglets

Bad song for the White House

The growth and employment pact

She didn’t stay so she’s a bitch

Another epidemic of cholera

Before Ogbuide of Oguta Lake

Credible elections not negotiable, says Jonathan

Uganda’s leader to seek re-election in 2011 poll

Gunmen shoot Bauchi governor’s orderly

Thailand’s youth troubles

Delta legislator kidnapped

Doctors shun work over kidnapping

Ogun takes charge of abandoned baby

Police quiz politician over electoral fraud

CBN reforms have enhanced lending to economy, says World Bank

Coalition is supporting Jonathan, not PDP

Nine physically challenged persons vie for public offices

Leonardo DiCaprio’s ‘wife’ must stay away

Assembly stalls pay probe

Lawyer hails plan on law for development planning

ELAN UNCOVERED: Adora Oleh

Unlocking the Lagos gridlock

Don't run

Saturday, August 28, 2010

PDP's bid to outsmart its predators

Institute wants investment in fish canning

Agency justifies e-recruitment

Eagles gun for Europe’s biggest club trophy

Mclaren-Mercedes have edge in Spa race

Nadal set to complete his grand slams

Heartland need a win for survival

Lessons from a colloquium

ON WATCH: Who wants peace in the Niger Delta?

SECTION 39: Everyman' and the Police

ELAN PERSONALITY: The Hat hunter

Meeting points with Okwui Enwezor

Rereading Ibadan: A poem, its city and the gauntlet

HERE AND THERE: Out of left field

FRANKLY SPEAKING: Sowing the seeds of African philanthropy

Shaming Nigeria's darkness

LITTLE ENDS: Pastor Enoch Adeboye, 2011, and Beyond

Holding elections to spite the law

Between ideas and money in Nigerian football

Women in rugby thrive against all odds

Shareholders panic as Exchange prepares to delist MTech

Experts charge government on corruption

NITEL and its never ending woes

Corruption allegation dogs Nigeria's extractive industry monitors

Buhari's party changes dynamics of north-central politics

‘PDP will win 90 percent of elective offices'

Home and away

‘Free election is the responsibility of all Nigerians’

2011 general elections: Fashola calls for national debate

One levy too many

‘Our pay can't buy homes'

Government officials pay tithes to PDP

Making community policing work

Southwest PDP adopts Jonathan for 2011

Inter Milan's Obinna joins West Ham on loan

Friday, August 27, 2010

Splinter group killed MEND commander - Police

Gov. Orji resigns from APGA

Rescued banks' value at risk: Standard Bank

Police recover body of former gang leader

Nigerian police recover body of former gang leader

Canadian, Indian, Irish firms bid to run power grid

Nigeria, Japan collaborate on gas

Oyo Assembly warns absentee legislators

Operators decry high cost of tricycles from government

The show must go on

Women to the rescue again

New N50 note for fiftieth independence anniversary

THROWBACK: Glamour Girls

Ex-wife of Tiger Woods breaks silence

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Banks woo shareholders on recapitalization

‘Hello, doctor, your patient calling’

US gives $45m funding for Tanzania power project

Short-term objectives of the power reform

Walcott hunts goals in Ewood Park

Nine World Cup members make France return

NFF defies courts, elects Maigari president

Time to clean up our sports, Mr. President

FORENSIC FORCE: Jonathan: Doctor without philosophy

Before we give ourselves away

Where is the Babangida of old?

Nigeria’s entertainment ambassador

THROWBACK: Glamour Girl

XAMINATION: Rapper turns preacher

YOUNG BOSS: Brand makers

REGULAR JO(E): Adebisi Oluwatoyin Taiwo

A hundred thousand acres in Laikipia

Girl-band star escapes jail over HIV infection

Stock Exchange cuts a third of its staff

Electoral body may impose anti-violence oath on politicians

Federal government set to privatize Power sector

23 year old abandons baby in hospital

Suspect dies from ingesting cocaine

>Electoral body may impose anti-violence oath on politicians

Jubril goes for PDP presidential ticket again

Mimiko’s aides resign to pursue senatorial ambition

Oyo lawmaker abandons group

Timipre Sylva woos the north for Jonathan

Group opens Jonathan’s campaign office

‘Politicians do not believe in democracy’

>23 year old abandons baby in hospital

New N50 note for fifth independence anniversary

MDG office gets N571 bn in four years

Rehabilitation of prisoners gets government’s attention

Police remand two over threat to Otedola

FG approves ₦57bn monetisation arrears for PHCN workers

Fresh cases of Lead poisoning reported in Bagega Community

Police arrest 2 over attempt to murder Otedola

OIL POLITICS: Shell’s spin doctor

Union leaders bar PHCN workers from resuming work

PHCN workers told to go home

Maigari emerges as new NFF president

Wyclef can't appeal Haiti poll exclusion: council

Lagos agog as president visits

Ministry of Health warns of nationwide cholera epidemic

NFF Board dissolved

NUPENG threatens indefinite strike

PHCN suspends strike

WAEC withholds 23,000 results in Niger

ALERT: PHCN suspends strike

ALERT!: PHCN suspends strike.

In need of statesmen

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

FEC approves N89b for fertilizer procurement

Ogun governor shuns public debate over N100b bond

ANPP to decide fate of leaders

Students seek elders’ intervention in crisis

Police arraign Ekiti students over protest

Scholars challenge women on modern slavery

Reinstated Oyo lawmakers allege threat to lives

Committee recommends sack of all NITEL staff

Man jailed for burgling journalist’s house

Lecturer found dead on the road

Stem cells science

Access Bank proposes 20 kobo dividend

AP shareholders protest at SEC office

Local content not about oil blocks

Africa’s year of celebration

HERE AND THERE: Essien

FOOD MATTERS:Two dressings and a salad

Surprise, surprise, surprrise

Nsofor heads for West Ham

Woods needs to find form to advance in FedExCup playoffs

NFF to hold elections in defiance of court order

Psychology key for Brazil in 2014, says Parreira

Jonathan unfolds electricity blueprint amid workers strike

Professors to retire at 70

Court fixes August 30 for Akingbola’s bail hearing

Tension as police search for militant’s body

Journalists reject Abacha's rice

Military on high alert following death of militant leader

Three councillors suspended in Delta

Kebbi Assembly passes councils budget into law

Union demands $10b compensation from oil firms in Akwa Ibom

Ohakim fires 6 commissioners, 11 aides

Kaduna offers N8.5b bond for subscription

Fashola signs mortgage bill

Man arrested over fraudulent land transactions

CBN ready to release $2 bln for power, aviation

25 docked over Ibadan religious crisis

PHCN workers go on nationwide strike

Enyeama, Echiejile make Champions League group stage

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Police checkpoints frighten tourists

Schooling in Lagos

Before this takes its toll

Bloody Sunday

Utaka in line for Premier League return

Zoning NFF presidency is a joke, says Odegbami

Famous militant Soboma George killed

Group urges UN to check possession of deadly weapons

Students protest against kidnap of lecturer

‘Why we backed Abiola’

Nwodo inaugurates committee to oversee Anambra PDP

Senator defends decision to field Orji

Graduate of amnesty training dies in foiled kidnap plot

CBN gives guidelines for intervention fund

Nigeria joins Kenya in tackling cross-border crimes

Jonathan to declare after Ramadan

Potential INEC contractors await outcome of security screening

Falana sues federal lawmakers over “illegal allowances”

Chief Justice queries judge over wrongful eviction

UN agency under fire for exonerating Shell

Somali militants storm hotel, 31 reported dead

Stock Exchange records N1tr loss

Illegal Internet connection thrives in Lagos market

Shareholders divided over sale of rescued banks

>Somali militants storm hotel, 31 reported dead

Somali militants storm hotel, 31 reported dead

70% of Nigerians say judiciary is corrupt

Swimming to Casablanca

Federer shows he is the man to beat again

Poor emergency services worsened studio fire

Police kill driver at checkpoint

Imoke will not call for state creation

Monday, August 23, 2010

South African miners strike at Exxaro

Banks comply with uniform account number

Corruption Incorporated

Sudan’s oil transparency push

S(H)IBBOLETH: Retired, Retried

Abayomi Ogundeji... two years after

Enyeama, Echiejile close to Champions League dream

Rugby is in the air

Newcastle target Yakubu

Government approves sale of 11 power distribution firms

Fashola fires commissioner, adviser

Oceanic Bank pays N280m to keep office open

Nigeria loses 60 per cent of each naira to corruption

Government promises to resolve Jos crises

Let us put our house in order, says Obasanjo

ACN cautions Jonathan on spending

‘Jega’s integrity not enough’

Gastro-enteritis kills 24 in Katsina, Gombe

Government terminates N600m water contract at Onitsha

Gunmen abduct 10-year-old boy in Bauchi

Kaduna records zero polio in 14 months

Kebbi pays N2.1billion to send pilgrims to Mecca

Jigawa farmers happy with 14,463 tonnes of fertiliser

Duplicated regulations complicate environmental protection

‘Communication Commission is not involved in waivers’

Leadership change will foster market stability

TECH KNOW: Free software for a small office

PROPERTIES: Digital living at your finger-tips

Nigerian ladies hit gold at Youth Olympics

Gallas enters record books

Rep seeks agency’s assistance for fire victims

Unilorin, IITA win international award on maize, wheat

Sunday, August 22, 2010

ASSEMBLY WATCH: Lawmakers and anger management training

Beyond a ‘family matter’

(ON)GOING CONCERNS: Making good things happen

Restructuring sports in Nigeria

When the hunter becomes the hunted

Students blame teachers, government for poor results

Youth leader campaigns against Atiku, Babangida

Giving children a headstart

Etuhu impressive against Manchester United

Kigigha’s title on the line

‘Ports decongestion will boost Customs image’

Mixed performances characterise stock trading

ANALYSIS: Is Babalola a scapegoat for truth?

Jos airport shut

Activists seek Okigbo’s report from CBN

Ambassador opens doors to U.S-based Nigerians

Abuja’s losing battle against prostitution

Edo closes Diamond Bank branches over tax

Ogun launches Babangida campaign team

World Bank to assist in creating 100,000 jobs

Jonathan may adopt three point agenda

Reps want EFCC to probe tax waivers

Former opponent endorses Orji

BREAKING NEWS: Fire at Ultima Studios

Assembly trains guards to control violent lawmakers

When your landlord is a dictator

More than just a divide

There is a hidden agenda over 2011 elections, says NDP chairman

SECTION 39: Just one term?

ON WATCH: Niger Delta, the incubator of corruption

Commission to enforce child safety rules

Still a bridge too far for Siasia

Burnt Dreams

Involvement of corps members in election scares parents

Commerce experts fault Nigeria’s trade imbalances

LITTLE ENDS: Ogun State’s ‘Olarehin’ dance

Now that Jega’s billions have arrived

Saturday, August 21, 2010

‘Sovereign wealth fund is illegal’

The Exchange enforcer

Heap of bills awaits holidaying lawmakers

The race for 2011 begins

A celebration of unity in diversity

Two films and a premiere

For the love of money

Going to America

Ayonsola: The Yoruba Marriage

EFCC seeks creation of anti-corruption university

Facebook brings U.S-based Nigerian’s ideas to Jonathan

In praise of inequality

A flight attendant's lot

Serena got raw deal, says McEnroe

ANALYSIS-African banks resist pressure to boost lending

Nigeria cement output seen doubling on infrastructure demand

ANALYSIS: Nigeria to hold staggered polls under new act

Football, sports, government and the rest of us

Friday, August 20, 2010

Otedola goes on exile

Eguavoen calls up 26 players for Madagascar tie

Government to fast-track dredging of lower Niger

Speaker denies conspiracy over sack of ex-deputy governor

Youth corps members to participate in voters registration, elections

Faking the manifest

Tinapa community reaps rewards of tourism

INEC receives money, as Jonathan signs electoral act

Gabon calls time on "exclusive" ties with France

Cholera kills 23 persons in Adamawa

Jonathan signs amended electoral act

Benin president accused of role in Ponzi scheme

Stock market recovery improves

Cross River approves N252 million for information system

Low demand reduces pressure on reserves

National cricket coach is excited

Premier League reads riot act to clubs

XTRA: The Y! entrance

A Thorobred

THROWBACK: Mills & Boon

New laws key to Lagos tourism

EXCUSE ME: Mr. President, 1 week - sex = suicide

FORENSIC FORCE: I am 50, please celebrate me

The Senate and state creation

VEXED IN THE CITY: Can I tag Lagos?

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Woman says husband is fetish, demands divorce

Drug suspect blames mother-in-law for his action

Court orders doctors to suspend strike

WAEC withholds results of 77, 168 candidates

ICPC begins probe of legislators’ allowance

Shareholders sue CBN over plans to sell four banks

El-Rufai backs Ribadu’s presidential candidacy

I am not Ribadu’s running mate, says Oshiomhole

Female senator is rated best

‘More than 10m children out of school because of corruption’

EFCC challenges restriction order on Okereke-Onyiuke

Lekki residents protest planned road toll

‘Jega walked into a booby trap’

Why Jonathan has not signed electoral bill

MTN gets over 4m new Nigerian subscribers in first half of 2010

Shinkafi suspends Emir of Bakura

Court refuses bail to teenager charged with theft, assault

Cholera death toll rises to 231

Kosmos calls off ExxonMobil deal for Ghana assets

West Brom manager banks on Odemwingie

ICPC summons Bankole’s aides over N5.8 billion scam

Woman helps police track robbery suspects

Lekki Toll Protest

Orji gets new deputy governor

Agency reviews oil spill response guidelines

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Global economic growth improves, says report

Depleting reserves threaten private sector

NITEL workers to disrupt independence anniversary

Football Federation meets over Siasia, elections

Chess players to battle for N800, 000

Friends in need

82 foreigners to receive Nigerian citizenship

The checkpoint tragedy and the culture of impunity

Drawing the line

Gbelekokomiyo

Let it fit!

Zamfara to spend N177m on Ramadan feeding

Emirate to prosecute wife-battering husbands

Ondo warns operators of ‘miracle’ examination centres

Jega foresees trouble IN 2011

Jonathan swears in first female chief economic adviser

Governor Orji gets new deputy governor

Jonathan commends Babangida

FG approves 63 ambulances for 20 states

Agency denies media report on HIV/AIDS rate in Kogi

FG approves prosecution unit for Cyber crime

Ractliffe resigns over Naomi Campbell’s ‘blood diamonds’

Body of kidnapped mayor dumped in northern Mexico

ECOWAS to meet on Guinea Bissau

INEC gives condition for de-registration of parties

Rumble in Adamawa Assembly as Deputy Speaker resigns

Odegbami petitions Blatter over elections

‘Don't rush Falconets into senior team'

Free at last

Cross River arrests 100 over street trading

Akure's new Oba seeks better image for town

Ekiti pledges open investigation into politician's death

State government silent on Lagos tragedy

Ribadu opens campaign office in Abuja

Be glad we only deal drugs

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

‘We need an intervention'

Isinbayeva sets return date

Get our kids off the street

Agency revises inflation figures

Exchange head unsure of tenure

Customs generate N171b

Government to review electricity subsidy

ENVIRONMENTAL FOCUS: Where exactly are you from?

Police extort N20 billion from motorists

Lawmakers threaten to override Jonathan on Electoral Act

PDP discriminating against Atiku, says Aminu

A special edition Art Expo

Music festival gives back to society

Doctors discover tumour in Michael Douglas' throat

Off the mark, again

The Devil's alternative

Nigerians protest in Johannesburg

Anxiety in Jos over alleged plot to impeach Jang

AD questions Babangida about June 12

JAMB to close 2010/11 admission exercise in October

Head of Service goes tough on staff identification

Customs boss to commission projects in two states

Taraba budget N10b for new airport

Gboko will wear a new look, says council chair

Another PDP lawmaker defects to Labour in Ondo

Armed gang robs bank in Ogun

PPA may conclude merger talks with PDP in 2 weeks

Orji nominates Nwakanma as deputy

Civil service competency test results out

I have signed for West Brom, says Osaze

Widow wants justice

Ministry holds security summit

A bright start for Colin Edwin football tourney

Borno police investigate killing of a corporal

U.S. report scores Nigeria low on water supply

High cost of fertiliser worries Kano farmers

LAGOS LOG: Sharing your ATM card

Stallone knocks out Julia Roberts at box office

Two charged with signature forgery

Group calls for fish fair

NAFDAC intercepts N25M baby food at Seme border

Monday, August 16, 2010

Football Federation set to confirm Siasia

Murder on the expressway

USA: Changing the citizenship clause

S(H)IBBOLETH: E-newspaper feedback: Countryman meets Truckpusher

Welcome to Nigeria

Murray storms into U.S. Open contention with Toronto win

Ayila keen on Champions League spot

Sabotage on Nigeria pipelines increase

Central Bank receives bids for four rescued banks

Central Bank of Nigeria to focus on economic growth

Investors mop up bank shares

Egypt’s first-half net loss widens

Ivorian cocoa arrivals gap narrowing

Minister advocates deregulation of Universities

‘Obasanjo wanted life presidency’

‘Probe threat on Fayose’s life’

Katsina commission registers 264,816 births in 2009

Political thugs in bloody clash at Gombe airport

Councillors indict council chairman

HIV-positive women accuse spouses of not accessing ARV drugs

Kenya’s Kibaki names new trade minister in reshuffle

Insecurity forces aid workers out of Niger regions

20,000 teachers to sit for promotion exams

Naira value at risk

China tops Japan as second biggest economy

TECH KNOW: Xperia X10 matches iPhone

PROPERTIES: The best of Ghana

Freestyle snubs Redstrat

Ekiti Assembly passes Fiscal Responsibility Bill

Administrator canvasses decentralisation of post UTME test

Oil rises to 76 dollars on weaker dollar

Orji didn’t breach impeachment agreement, says lawmaker

Assembly ends opposition to Ogun’s N100bn Bond

Government begins airports remodelling

30 syndicates arrested by port police

Vice chancellor averts religious crisis at Ibadan university

Image makers fault government’s rebranding project

CBN receives bids for four rescued banks

Ribadu replies Bakare over political ambition

FESTAC residents protest mast erection

Crime in Lagos State down 75 percent - Fashola

Obasanjo holds closed-door meeting with south-west governors

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Fasheun asks Bankole to apologise

Kaduna United stun Enyimba in Federation Cup

Okagbare hits new mark in London

Hart good news for England, says Redknapp

I won’t coach Super Eagles for peanuts, says Siasia

Arsenal strike late to snatch draw at Liverpool

Yobo, Taiwo go down in Europe

ONGOING CONCERN: Babangida for president

IMHOTEP: Development as freedom

Surrendering Lagos to water

The business of busy

Government sets aside N150 billion for wealth fund

Sentiments remain negative at the stock market

FINANCIAL MATTERS: Trust and economic growth

‘Corruption threatens Uganda oil revenue’

Seeking professional help with applications

House help Kidnaps four-year-old boy

Babangida declares presidential ambition

Obasanjo holds closed-door meeting south-west governors

Multiple accidents leave over 20 dead in Lagos

Ondo closes companies over environmental concerns

Ondo poly staff blames government for prolonged strike

Jonathan visits Gabon

Lawyer docked for assaulting woman

Atiku jumps into the ring, again

Reps approve N10m for slain corps member’s family

Oyo judicial workers suspend strike

Former ANPP state chairman defects to PDP

Women are on top

The football board and its candidates

20 feared dead in Lagos trailer accident

DEEPENING DEMOCRACY: Cost of Governance

SECTION 39: ‘Just turn up with your thumb’

Saturday, August 14, 2010

‘Oil matters were never discussed in Obasanjo’s cabinet’

Online banking fraud on the rise

The unspoken limits of a business partnership

Federal civil servants face sack over test

‘Politics should be left for Generation Next’

Zoning and the gathering wind of change

Anti-corruption agencies blame lawmakers for inefficiency

100 days of President Jonathan

ACN says ready to upstage PDP in 2011

EFCC boss says Ibori is hospitalised

One for the road

Akingbola to remain in EFCC custody

Fun with Nnenna and Friends

Football is in the air

ELAN PERSONALITY:The ART of PHILANTHROPY

HERE AND THERE: Three at a blow

Reforming the civil service

Enyimba target third trophy

‘We will not disappoint Africa'

Rescued bank shares on freefall

INEC budget shows inflated figures

‘Politicians’ security demands impede police performance’

‘Bank jobs are insecure’

Cost of Governance

‘Just turn up with your thumb’

Sanusi’s bitter-sweet reforms

The BP Oil Spill and Double Standards

Social Etiquette: The Handshake

Gay pride march: Is Lagos ready?

Nigeria disburses $4.7 bln to govt, plans wealth fund

Nigeria interbank rates climb on large cash outflows

Wenger close to signing new Arsenal deal

Lose weight or lose money, West Ham warn McCarthy

Gas explosion kills two in Ogere

Ogun police make 1,523 arrests in seven months

Friday, August 13, 2010

Akingbola pleads 'not guilty'

Death toll in Nigeria building collapse rises to 23

UK deports 124 Nigerians

Lawmakers suspend money laundering bill indefinitely

‘Halt toll plan or face mass action’

47 dead from cholera in Bauchi

XAMINATION: A pure breed

ABUJA HEARTBEAT: Countdown to meritocracy II

Thursday, August 12, 2010

REGULAR JO(E): Nduwueze Anyanwu a.k.a. Ndu Scott

Government demands quarterly plans from oil majors

Investors record more losses

Delay of Asset Corporation’s take off affects financial market

BRAND MATTERS: Key ingredients of successful branding

Global youth unemployment reaches new high, says report

Nadal and Djokovic survive Toronto tests

Out to discover new talents

Mickelson in good shape after arthritis diagnosis

Odegbami, Okocha cleared for NFF elections

EXCUSE ME: Somebody shout halleluyah!

Let’s count votes, not bodies

FORENSIC FORCE: One hour with Jonathan

THROWBACK: Fine Peppersoup

YOUNG BOSS: Talent’s representative

XAMINATION:

Conquering Nollywood

The search begins

Nduwueze Anyanwu a.k.a. Ndu Scott

Further into the seat of the Caliphate

Electricity road map launch postponed

Controversy trails Abuja multiple accident

>Judge’s vacation stalls Akingbola’s arraignment

Zuma orders probe into World Cup spending

Experts blame government policy for poor local technology

World’s biggest clock begins ticking in Mecca

19-year-old boy commits suicide

EFCC arraigns couple for duping Attorney-General

Twin brothers among arrested robbery gang

Church wants Saturday elections cancelled

p>‘Candidate Jonathan will unify the north’

Ekiti closes GSM base station over oil seepages

Edo’s N15m lifeline raises dust among fire victims

Bankole dares protesters

PDP throws 2011 contest open

Court won’t stop Senior Civil Servants test

Vice chancellor gets death threats

Away with nannies, welcome crèches

PDP says Jonathan can contest

Electricity company urges customers to promptly pay bills

Regulator to prosecute developer of Abuja collapsed building

'Deadline to telecom operators on environment still stands'

Japan satisfied by Apple moves on overheating iPods

Stop the oil bids

Amodu asks NFF to apologise over Lagerback

House delays approval of INEC budget

Living the Blackberry craze

Power plants will always have gas, says NNPC

Bloody Wednesday in Abuja

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Loss of quality service

She said, she said

Ekoki like gold

Nigeria’s invisible opposition parties

D’Tigers battle Cote d’Ivoire

Chukwu, Lawal defend Eagles after Korea loss

SON signs agreement on armoured vehicles safety

PHCN targets N70m revenue from Eket

CBN urged to go strict on merchant banking

Rio Tinto Zimbabwe begins diamond exports in days

Mauritius offshore profits dip, revenues climb

South Africa manufacturing output beats forecasts

Bureau of Statistics, finance analysts in data war

Stock performance contradicts positive outlook

Jonathan backs SEC on capital market cleansing

Jonathan appoints substantive BPE boss

INEC to hire 8,000 for voters’ register in Plateau

Kaduna legislature approves N15b bond

Academician blames the west for corruption in Africa

Edo bans posters in public places

US ambassador expresses faith in Nigerian aviation

New party promises quality leadership

Jonathan moves Babalola in cabinet reshuffle

Okereke-Onyuike blames her sack on politics

Death of soldiers on peacekeeping mission worries government

‘Senator Al- Bishir wanted to kill me over al Mustapha’s wealth’

Nigeria donates $1m to Pakistan over flood

Zoning is an internal affair, says Oni

This nerve-wracking game

Jonathan buys N23B jets

Illegal miners overrun Freeport's Congo mine

Ghana cocoa purchases fall below last year

Zambia sees bright future for copper mining

Kaduna governor wants Assembly to approve N15b bond

‘NigeriaSat-1R is 70 per cent ready'

Three die in Abuja building collapse

Super Eagles lose to Korea

Cowrie RFC still in the lead

A narrow escape

Jonathan cautions lawmakers over money laundering bill

Poor federal roads worry Ondo officials

Jega's Minefield?

Jonathan reshuffles cabinet

Senate approves N87.7B for INEC

The Central Bank and credit creation

TATAFO: Our youth again!

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

‘Billion budget not a guarantee for credible elections'

Senate approves N88B for INEC

Akure kingmakers divided over choice of new Deji

Three dead, 13 injured in bus accident

Poly workers on strike

Government releases 161,100 tonnes of food in Benue

Leadership says PDP not in disarray

260 individuals, firms to be prosecuted over capital market crisis

Government to build new power SuperGrid

Jonathan to swear in last batch of ministers

Council blames banks for slow disbursement of agric loan

Stop complaining, Ribadu tells Nigerian youth

Arewa Forum wants presidency zoned to the north

Four electrocuted in Adamawa

Delta activist says Jonathan's ambition is selfish

Senate approves N88B for election

State football association elections remain problematic

Depleted Eagles face Korea in Suwan

Empowering Delta women through creativity

‘Billion naira intervention is secured against loss'

Equities plunge further

Second round of financial crisis looms

Before we spare the rod

Kagame heads to new term

LITTLE ENDS:David Mark, Segun Adeniyi, history

MEDIA AND SOCIETY:Writing is easy!?

Row inside the olympic committee

Senate approves N87 billion for INEC

Court issues warrant for arrest of ex-police officer

Nigerian stock rally seen delayed despite fund flow

Tiger Woods in disarray ahead of PGA Championship

Residents mob woman for alleged abduction

Aviation authority to arrest unruly passengers

Net performance overshadows 3 days of gain

69 fake NYSC members jailed

Caught in the web of deception and ruckus

Monday, August 09, 2010

Eryca stays black and uncracked

More to HITV than English Premiership

Deposit Corporation revives task force

Financial access for farmers

Here comes Nokia's N900

Samuel and Modele evicted from Project Fame

Judge's absence stalls hearing

Aspirant weeps for Oyo State

PDP begins online registration

Stampede at party convention

Police need N1.5tr, says Sambo

Hold me accountable, says Jega

Police arraign traditional ruler, five others for theft

Religious teaching can eradicate corruption, says Muslim Cleric

Ondo Polytechnic workers begin strike

Police arrest suspect with body parts

Church condemns sectarian killing

Obasanjo is alive

Aspirant shot after declaring his intention to contest

Public works and integrity

S(H)IBBOLETH: Vehicle nicknames as public discourse

Pushing stars too far

Herbert who?

Ikoyi's Luxury Gardens

Naomi lied, says Mia Farrow

Kaduna governor cleans house

Constituents ask Abia Senator to defect with governor

Opposition party urges action on African Petroleum crisis

Enyimba threatens to boycott Federation Cup final

Obasanjo dispels assassination rumours

Eagles leave for Suwon

Oyo proscribes union as violence escalates

Nigeria’s economy growing, says minister

Sunday, August 08, 2010

Making the Best of the Rains

‘JAMB is to blame’

Victim of Ajegunle police raid buried

A case of gross misuse

Hamlet without the Prince

Let us Zone Poverty

Playing politics with government projects

‘Why Belly Bellows is in English'

Former athletics boss wants Amu immortalised

Working mothers

‘Don’t call me Dimeji’

Protesters rally against election malpractices

Amended constitution needs Jonathan’s assent, says minister

‘Every vote will count’

Nigeria sets up passport issuing centre in Cote d’Ivoire

Opposition parties worry over incessant defection

‘Adamawa speaker’s return to PDP yet to be ratified’

Nigerians must embrace rule of law, says Ribadu

Japan seeks greater attention to yam research

Minister, copyright boss, meet on piracy

Swazi minister quits over allegation of royal affair

Banks’ declining earnings worry experts

Shareholders unhappy with Okereke-Onyiuke, Dangote sack

Fabricators kick against employment of 40 expatriates

Falconets success, ‘A reward for Jonathan’s obedience’

Training women for greater relevance

A nation’s technophobic vision

Localising Arizona

Saturday, August 07, 2010

Starcomms restates commitment to grass-root boxing

Siasia in pole position for Eagles hot seat

Keeping Ola Rotimi’s legacy alive

Let down by the story

ELAN PERSONALITY: Redefining Clarion

Wife remarries, seeks dissolution of first marriage

Lagos restates commitment to motivation of teachers, pupils

Promise deferred on Ayobo-Ipaja road

Keeping kid drivers off the roads

A minor's road to prison

‘They left me for dead'

The stuck Exchange

HERE AND THERE: ‘A diamond is forever’

DEEPENING DEMOCRACY: Too small for the task

SECTION 39: Watching Naomi Campbell

‘A little inflation may just be good'

Nigerian passport rules are stacked against women

Shekarau’s hurdles to the Presidency

Three years on, no justice for murder victim

Wikileaks and the secret busters

AC to declare stand on mega party by Monday

Adamawa politics hostage to rift between Obasanjo and Abubakar

Controversy follows Delta fish pond spill allegation

Microfinance banks play loan sharks

Petroleum agency seeks to break fuel supply monopoly

Mark responsible for sham screening

Killing sports slowly

Fidel Castro returns to Cuban parliament

Wyclef confirms plans to seek Haitian presidency

Five France players to face disciplinary hearing

HP CEO resigns after sex harassment investigation

Eight foreign medical workers killed in Afghanistan

Indigines blame Mimiko for university shutdown

Zamfara Deputy Gov. loses wife

NNPC to open new mega stations in Bayelsa

Nigeria to auction N105bn in sovereign bonds

S.Africa state workers set Aug 10 for one-day strike

HABIBA HABITAT: Are we there yet?

Enyimba beats Kwara United, lead with 6 points

NUPENG suspends strike

Friday, August 06, 2010

Enugu police dismantles checkpoints

Police hunts rumour merchants

South West to boost agriculture

Campbell's "dirty" diamonds given to S.Africa police

FG seals 10 petrol stations in Kaduna

Taiwo and Marseille seek encore

Former internationals unite for federation elections

Group protests Indian company's treatment of workers

Exchange director's removal will boost market

THROWBACK:Umqombothi

VEXED IN THE CITY:Third Mainland Bridge might be falling down

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Pulsating rhythms

Fasinro to take over at stock exchange

Court grants EFCC power to hold Akingbola beyond 48 hours

ICPC to probe legislators

Police boss prevents clash between police and defence corps

Oil Largesse led to three deaths in Delta Community

Bashir Tofa relaunches presidential bid

Obasanjo bribed lawmakers to extend tenure, says House leader

Mark seeks extension of youth service to two years

Adamawa speaker denies plot to sack governor

ANPP governors shun Shekarau's presidential campaign

Six parties submit names for Bauchi senatorial seat

Governor, others mourn Ataoja of Osogbo

Campbell tells warcrimes court about ‘blood diamonds'

A troubadour in the seat of the Caliphate

Crowd jammed Benin church for Jesus sighting

Airport revenue defaulters face sanction

Cross River gets public private partnership law

Positive outlook for banks

Our worthy Falconets

EXCUSE ME SIR:Strange happenings in Benin City

FORENSIC FORCE:The North's growing social divide

The summoned self

Ikhana plots Enyimba's fall

OIL POLITICS: The coming belt of fire

Nigerian scientists find cure for banana disease

Civil servants succumb to assessment tests

Ataoja of Osogbo passes on

Ataoja of Osogbo dies

Low scoring overshadows Tiger's return

‘Third Mainland Bridge is safe'

‘Save us from fire disaster'

Dangote acquires land for orchard

17-year-old in coma after police torture

Government approves N250m budget for anniversary compendium

Stock exchange gets new administrator

Lagos airport gets new cargo complex

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

FOOD MATTERS: Plantain and scent leaf porridge

Enyimba shoot to the top at Super Four

Fasuba targets Commonwealth gold

Federal ministries duplicate projects' budgets

Aero to blacklist passengers

Oni asks electoral commissioner to ensure credibility

Conduct tribunal seeks power to jail corrupt officials

NAFDAC arraigns woman for importing fake drugs

Labour court seeks place on Judicial Council

Babangida warns supporters on 2011 elections

Ondo lawmaker gets mandate at last

PDP leader dismisses zoning policy

Police officer in custody for defiling 15-year-old girl

Jega solicits help from government agencies

Opposition seeks probe of Adamawa government

EFCC detains Akingbola

Two win El-Rufai's $5000

Federal civil servants protest competency test

Jonathan to reshuffle cabinet next week

The dangers of the gym

Amnesty and its discontents

HERE AND THERE: Justice comes to Mr. Selebi

Challenges in Pakistan

Securities and Exchange Commission sacks Okereke, Dangote

‘Drinking water exposed to sunlight is dangerous’

Teenager sues Cross River over council polls

No catch in Badagry fishing competition

Protesters keep fetish pot in Assembly complex

Prison inmate gives birth

18 million Nigerians access microfinance sector

Government withdraws Ondo university’s license

Tests for civil servants to hold

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Video cameras for patrol vehicles

Nigeria cannot monitor devices yet

CBN insists economy is recovering

‘The market needs peace’

Oyo, Ogun and Osun are poised for special games

U-13 tournament was a success, says Nwokobia

More knocks for NFF electoral committee

Enyimba vow to win Super Four tourney

The battle to stay afloat

Renegade turned collaborator

LITTLE ENDS: God and mammon

MEDIA & SOCIETY A belated celebration

Celebrities News

>Copyright Society on documentation drive

Clock exhibition opens in Lagos

Motola takes a chance on music

Yerima to face prosecution

National Assembly reconvene for INEC’s N74b

Jonathan receives three new ambassadors

Council chairman backs call for local police

Group wants N9b car scam fraud probed

Lawyer faults Agbakoba’s suit on constitution amendment

Too late for deposed king

Oyo drivers union leader seeks court sanction against police boss

ANALYSIS: A lesson for Nigeria

>Jonathan receives three new ambassadors

Goodluck tasks engineers on quality standards

Titi Ajanaku joins Ogun governorship race

Akingbola arrives in Nigeria

Retired general kills kidnaper during ambush

General Kills Kidnapper

General Kills a Kidnapper

Russia struggles with wildfires

Court sacks another king in Ondo

Bank suitors seek clarity on bad loans

Spain, Netherlands fined over World Cup final

Floods stir anger at Pakistan government response

Falconets return home to glorious welcome

Two Lebanese soldiers killed in border incident

Introducing Lubuntu

Okocha to wait for confirmation

Klitschko won’t last the distance, boasts Peter

University test holds despite candidates opposition

Jonathan affirms need for defence

Gwandu denies bribing senator

Government set to announce new gas pricing regime

Monday, August 02, 2010

Police allays fears over rumoured attacks

Police investigates killing of madman

INEC may use existing voters register

Kogi approves exhibition of local technologies

50,000 pregnant women, children to enjoy NHIS programme

Gully erosion threatens Edo community

Sokoto approves N130m for Ramadan free feeding

Court remands man for allegedly attacking police

Cleric wants better security on kidnapping

Mowe’s Mainland Regal Park

Locals thwart attempt to kidnap Abuja housewife

Group wants government to fund INEC

Nigeria’s debt is unsustainable

Government holds training on renewable energy

Ekweremadu wants new voter register estimate reduced

Lagbaja for president!

Federation hosts victorious U-19 cricket team

Wife of the president hosts Falconets

For a quiet bride, a dress that speaks volumes

Hot seat millionaires

Ranking our Universities

Stock market plunges further

Kenya credit growth below expectations

High expectations on new NCC board

Adamawa Speaker of the Assembly resigns

Abia deputy governor impeached

Nigerian naira strengthens on dollar sales

Lindsay Lohan released from jail into rehab

‘Northern leaders’ make empty threats, says PDP leader

Ijaw youth warn Uduaghan over board

Marquez wants Pacquiao after defeating Diaz

Nsofor wrecks Manchester City

The transformation of Benin city

LG uncovers "ghost workers"

Sunday, August 01, 2010

ASSEMBLY WATCH: Anyanwu and a fraudulent senate report

Holding an irresponsible government to account

(ON)GOING CONCERNS: The solution (a modern-day fable)

IMHOTEP: Being and time

Putting a child in charge

Electric pole mishaps worry residents

Chinese drug suspects face trial in Lagos

Police warn against fraudsters

Nigerian athletes are second best in Africa

Enyimba crash out of Confederation Cup

Million BlackBerry users face hit after Gulf bans

Central Bank official lists four pillars for financial stability

Savannah Bank, Societe Generale may not begin business

Reps want more Nigerian ownership in GSM companies

Cameroon not taking over Obudu, says Cross River

Fayose wants to govern Ekiti again

Race to succeed Jega begins

Robbery suspect offers villagers N1.8m to evade arrest

Nigeria to unveil World’s largest cake

Teenage pregnancies worry Abia officials

Falconets in gallant loss

Babangida, Atiku, other northern leaders to meet

Ex-militants riot in Warri

Ogun septuagenarian’s abductors demand N55m ransom

Falconets beaten in Under-20 World Cup final

Saturday, July 31, 2010

Voodoo in the city

Unending battle against the ladies of the night

‘Current government in Lagos is anti-people'

Making the police obey court judgments

‘ANPP must give hope to all its followers'

Convention date compounds ANPP crisis

Lawyers elect new leadership at smooth congress

Succession crisis rocks Calabar's Efut community

Saving Nigeria's last urban rainforest in Edo

Federal civil servants kick against planned test

Ogun's show of shame

SECTION 39: Aid, Charity and National Interest

DEEPENING DEMOCRACY: Legislative Irresponsibility

THE ROAD AHEAD: how for do

Falconets are physically superior

Enyimba seek historic comeback

Now there’s truly Hope for the Girls

Massa returns to accident scene

Tiger Woods seeks first 2010 win

Fifth Chukkers eye Nigerian cup in Katsina Polo tourney

Helon Habila's Abuja workshop concludes

Dancing to the Samba beat

Moonlighting with Footprint

Unifying Africa with images

Life after ‘Animal Games'

Something for everyone at MUSON Festival

Reinventing Africa for these times

Power to the Y-Factor

‘Nigeria can get energy from garbage'

PERSONAL FINANCE:Choosing an executor

‘Specialised banking is not the answer'

The game changers of 2011 election