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Guardian News Archive for December 2009Rss

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

The fortunes of maritime industry in 2009

Angst over banking sector performance in 2009

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Governor Sylva threatens to hands- off Bayelsa United over huge debt

Lulu begins campaign as NFF fixes election for August 2010

Injury cripples Pharaohs ahead clash with Eagles

Concerning the Lekki-Epe Expressway

El-Rufai: Between courage and foolhardiness

A year on the home stretch

CBN, electronic payment and the economy

NICO... repositioning of culture workers for optimal output

We are tottering on disaster, says Balarabe Musa

Obama, Iran's Speaker differ over Tehran's crackdown on protesters

China executes Briton for drug smuggling, flays Brown's criticism

22 dead from measles in Zimbabwe

Somali pirates seize two ships

Energy crisis tops industrial constraints in 2009

Budgeting as hollow ritual in Nigeria

Financial analysts berate banking sector performance in 2009

Top 10 ICT trends in 2009

ICT records mixed fortunes in 2009

Nigerians urged to embrace oil sector reforms

Political antics of the troubled energy sector in 2009

Indices drop by 0.12 per cent on the Exchange

When bulldozers defy the season...

OPS tackles Ondo govt on industrialisation

Equity funds inflows to emerging market up by 300 per cent

ERA petitions govt over Shell gas pipeline project

Nigeria to raise crude oil exports by 1.7 per cent in February

Core skills in management, supervision

Spiritual rebirth at Christmas retreats

Monday, December 28, 2009

Christmas as 'a do or die!' affair

Mutallab, Detroit bomber, could have been stopped

A Christmas with mixed feelings

Unilorin 44, justice and fairness

Three decades in the archive, Fiofori's offerings alert on preservation

Nigeria will suffer if Yar'Adua dies in office, says David-West

Iran clamps down on opposition leaders after protests

Israel plans to build more homes in east Jerusalem

Egypt's Brotherhood chief wants members' rifts settled

Chinese ship crew rescued from Somali pirates

ore skills in management, supervision

In law practice, character matters

Insurance stocks buoy transactions volume in bullish trading

Coca-Cola boosts Eagles with N550m

Drogba leads Chelsea revival, Spurs defeat West Ham

We have no special interest in NPL election, says Obaseki

Minister inaugurates body on NRC's assets

Oil prices sustain rising profile, hit $78

Forex market stable in yuletide trading

Airlines' stocks slide over terror attempt on plane

Sunday, December 27, 2009

Leave our son alone

Why Fashola should be impeached

A season of discomfort

Maryam Babangida (1948 - 2009)

Literary activities: How publishers fared in 2009

Maryam Babangida: First Lady of glamour, elegance with staunch faith in family

Hamas marks one year anniversary of war with Israel

Iranian police in violent clashes with protesters on Ashoura climax

For new NIPR council, blessing from government

anks, others jostle for N1.4b Lagos Oluwole market

Govt approves regulation for 2010 ODS phase-out enforcement

Gas flaring: Nigeria promises an end

Fidson Healthcare, Okomu Oil unveils agenda for 2010

Succour to the down-trodden

North Korea beats Mali in four-nation tourney

Man United closes gap, Arsenal piles pressure

Nigeria has no reason to fear any team, says Odemwingie

Investment bank for Africa underway

Bond market records N79.8b transaction in three days

World oil demand to surge in 2010

Nigeria's financial markets remain shallow, says IMF

Nigerian Carver, Fakeye, South African Writer, Brutus, Pass On

Saturday, December 26, 2009

Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright

The Olowokure Twins At 80

Mutallab: The Nigerian Agent Of Al-Qaeda

Amending The Constitution

South African Writer, Brutus, Passes On

2010: Our Dreams, Our Expectations

2009... How The Cities Fared

Promises... Yet, No Fulfilment

Chelsea Held As Man City Off To A Flyer

Eagles Departs For Durban Wednesday, As FG Hosts Team

Friday, December 25, 2009

Ajilo, The 'Gentleman' Of Saxophone

'We Must Rise Above Sentiments Over The President's Health'

The African Road To MDGs

A President Health And Nigeria's Problems

Benin Seeks To Upset Nigeria in Angola

We Owe No Player, Says Delta Sports Commission Boss

Mikel, Drogba, Kalou, On Last Duty For Chelsea

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Security threats, Shite's Ashoura bring cloudless Christmas in Iraq

U.S. Senate approves health care reform bill

Niger vows to arrest exiled opposition leaders

UN slams sanctions on Eritrea over Somali crisis

Literature, art... two characters in search of a synergy

World football set for festive frolics

Blood test dispute knocks out Mayweather/Pacquiao bout

Amodu to face Egypt with squad that beat Kenya

Festive entrees

Coscharis unveils 2010 Range Rover variants

Naija kids rock the season

Alternative approach to Nigeria's development

The problem with Nigerian leaders

Laughing and crying at Xmas

The celebration of Christmas

Anambra election is not about gender but service, says Ekwunife

Jesus Christ: Islam and the birth of Prophet 'Isa

World reels from catastrophes, celebrates few events

Raising the bar in airline safety

What will it take to achieve Vision 2020? (2)

Continental Reinsurance records N5.3b gross earnings in third quarter

Lagos twinkles for Christmas

SON seeks law to penalise importers of substandard products

Oil prices rise above $77 on inventory data

Imo's N18 billion fund from bond intact, says Ohakim's aide

U.S. curbs African trade benefits

Stakeholders lament revenue loss on intellectual property

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Any cheers for oil discovery in the South East?

Ibrahim Tahir: A personal loss

Christmas and the family

The perennial fuel scarcity at Yuletide

'Office seekers should campaign with past record'

Residents flee homes from Australian wildfires

Kidnapped Colombian governor found dead

Zimbabwe needs $45 billion to revive economy

How to build a diverse tertiary education system in Nigeria, by Ibidapo-Obe

Opening new frontiers in scientific research for development

Secrets to longer, cancer-free life

NAICOM seeks support of intermediaries for MDRI project

Astronomers probe close-by super-Earth for water

Dangote Flour Mills declares N46.9b turnover in third quarter

Families count blessings...

Wenger expects extended Van Persie injury layoff

Man City banns media over reaction to Mancini's appointment

My plans, my dreams for Super Eagles, by Amodu

... As Kano budgets N110.3 billion

Governor presents N429b 2010 appropriation bill to lawmakers

NCAA tackles Air Maroc over bad sanitation, missing baggages

Oil prices rise above $76 on inventory drop

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

It is their world, we only live in it

Nigerians and religio-ethical bankruptcy syndrome

Ibrahim Tahir: An appreciation

Feeble response to a serious matter

Abu sings freedom in Don't Look At Me Like That

Senators, ministers, civil servants tangle over 2010 budget

Prince William spends night on London street

Iran dismisses alleged nuclear bomb trigger tests as U.S. 'forgery'

UN report wants Guinea's junta leader tried

Ethiopian court sentences five to death for assassination plot

Navigational channel dredging stirs up vessel traffic into Lagos

Fuel supply crisis takes toll on industrial activities

Unwinding public interventions in the financial sector preconditions, practical considerations

The sunny side of N10m cheque payment limit

Omatek maps out growth strategy, holds maiden AGM

Controversy brews over landing rights, undersea cable licences in Nigeria, South Africa

OPEC income to increase by $184 billion in 2010

Nigeria's oil exports to hit record highs in January

Amnesty deal on trial

Further losses by blue chip stocks depreciate indices on the Exchange

It's Christmas: A season for all

Brace up for hardship in Angola, Odegbami warns Nigerians

Becker extends sympathy to Woods

Ikpeba, Siasia, others cry out over Eagles '94 houses

Oil prices defy OPEC's decision, settle lower at $73.41

Sao Tome's PM tasks Jimoh Ibrahim on hotel, varsity projects

Niger Delta indigenous contractors tackle ministry over marginalisation, petition BPP

Government laments low connection to national power grid

Snowstorms wreak havoc across Europe

Monday, December 21, 2009

Tribute to Olusegun Oladipo

The Nigerian predicament

Implications of a no accord at Copenhagen

Blood for cash?

A future through the eyes of tomorrow's masters

Bar of brinkmanship raised for 2011 in Benue

U.S. trying to destabilise Cuba, Raul Castro alleges

Snowstorms wreaks havoc across Europe

Madagascar leader scraps power-sharing deal

SPLM flays reform of Sudan's security law

Intrigues that whittled labour's resistance to deregulation

1999 Constitution is a 'fraudulent' contraption

Race to save mothers during childbirth

Indices drop further by 0.5 per cent

Ahead Xmas, gridlock stifles Lagos

Messi signs new two-year Barca deal

Talismanic Messi is new FIFA World Footballer

NFF to hire trainer, others for Eagles

Oil prices rise ahead of OPEC meeting

Group tasks Shell on welfare of oil spill victims

Pension contributions hit N1.098tr, says Ahmad

Senate decries diversion of N300b natural resource fund

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Small Hydro Power and Vision 20: 2020

The many ways Africans are dying

Chaotic constitutional crisis in the brew

Different tunes on gas flaring

2009... mixed fortunes for Nigeria's fiction, poetry, drama

People know what to do to PDP in 2011, says Odigie-Oyegun

Israel threatens to use force against settlers

50,000 travellers stranded over breakdown of Britain-France train link

Lockerbie bomber's health worsening

13 killed as Somali soldiers, AU forces attack insurgents' area

Countdown to 2012: BON strategises to meet digitisation deadline

Copenhagen Accord: half baked text and unclear substance, says WWF

Divided climate talks end in Copenhagen with deal

Investors stake N345.9b on bonds, shares

Long queues of pain for fuel

NPL protests Amodu's attitude towards home-based players

West Ham holds Chelsea, as Wolves rout Burnley

Enyimba tramples Wolves, Gombe beats Lobi 2-0

OPEC to hold quota as prices near $75

Cocoa farmers demand release of export grant

Naira remains firm, as Christmas approaches

Govt to conclude concessioning of airports by March, says minister

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid of Millennial, Postmodern Capitalism (6)

Identity Guard Commercial And Nigeria's Image

Fear Of Going Home

Another Year ...

Mines And Solid Minerals Underdevelopment

Achebe, Soyinka, Akpan In 50 Most Inspiring Authors List

KWARA: Average Showing, Opposition Demands Proper Auditing

It's Time To Pray Violent Prayers Against Corruption, Corrupt People, Says Oritsejafor

MOMOH: Nigerians Need A Working President, Not A Sick One

Man City Sacks Hughes

Barcelona Lift Club World Trohpy

Fulham Stun Manchester United 3-0

Bureau Of Public Service Reforms Equips Retiring Public Officers

Rating Agencies Score Lagos Bonds High

Energy Firm Seeks $175m, Goes To London Stock Exchange

Postal Services Sector To Get New Regulator In 2010

Friday, December 18, 2009

'Orji Has Brought Good Governance To Abia State'

Now That Soludo Can Run...

I Will Surprise Amodu, Ibenegbu vows

Congress Nullifies Obaseki's Electoral Committee

Mourinho Returns To Stamford Bridge, Beckham To Old Trafford

Finbank MD Speaks On Growth Strategies

Afribank Tows Growth Part, Rebrands

Leveraging Sports Sponsorship To Build Brand Equity

Tiger Woods, Celebrities And Nigerian Brands

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Festive delights

Mercedes-Benz family gets N1.6b outlet in Lekki

Elegant timepieces

Living up to Nigeria's promise

Lessons from the Kirikiri sojourners

An injured nation

The proposed nuclear power project

Kaduna PDP faces mass exodus, crisis of leadership

Security Council moves to tackle terror with new sanctions

Russia blames America for 'slowdown' in nuclear treaty talks

United Nations ends Congo's military operation

Sudan heading towards 'violent breakup,' says ICG

'It's time to take Nollywood out of bondage'

No fuel, no power, no cash: No cheers at Yuletide

Battle for the skies: Boeing, Airbus's rivalry thickens as Dreamliner debuts

Urhobo State viable, overdue for creation, says Felix Ibru

NSE admits 12.4b ordinary shares of Unity Kapital Assurance

Terrors on the highway

House endorses bill on sports development

NPL meets over Globacom, elections today

Players can arrive late, says NFF

Govt settles N1.433b SAHCOL workers' terminal benefits

Oil prices fall as dollar hits three-month high against euro

Conoil wins mega contracts in aviation fuel supply

NLC denies endorsement of proposed deregulation

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Amodu has no respect for our league, says Eguma

Eagles hit Angola January 8, may meet England in friendly

Don't expect too much in Angola, Amodu tells Nigerians

Economic development as imagination

As Amadi Ikwechegh goes home

My precious acquisitions

A vulgar proposal

For Nollywood, the world gathered in the Garden City

Public hearing: North Central seeks ouster of immunity clause

UK pledges to end arrest threats to Israeli officials

U.S. Congress moves against Iran amid nuclear row

Namibia opposition challenge polls

Diakite admits shooting Guinean junta leader

Neglect of education is irresponsible, says Irele

AU wants African countries to set aside one per cent of GDP to science development

Local plants show promise in eye, ENT ailments

New capitalisation set to enhance stable, stronger brokerage profession, says expert

How bone marrow transplant cures adult sickle cell disease

The bitter they return

Market indices drop by 0.3 per cent on the Exchange

Battle over filthy canal rages

Council initiates protectionist initiatives for consumer

Crude oil futures rise by three per cent as supplies drop

Unbriddled importation assailing Nigeria's oil revenue, says minister

Reps to probe states over foreign loans

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

NFF denies receiving World Cup money

Our investigation into U-17 World Cup still on, says EFCC

Injured Martins, 31 others make Amodu's Angola list

A-looters continua

New states creation is a priority

Some matters arising

The mayhem in Ijebu-Ife

A last word on ARESUVA 2009

PDP will lead us into avoidable crises, says Mohammed

Philippine evacuates 20,000 as Mayon volcano oozes lava

Fidel Castro accuses U.S. of plotting to overthrow Latin America's govts

Chadian forces battle rebel fighters

France-Africa summit shifted over al-Bashir's invitation

Assembly identifies piracy, others as threat to global maritime business

FEWACCI repositions, renews hope for West Africa's economic integration

Banks' woes and implications on the economy

LASIMRA gives telecoms firms Dec 22 deadline to comply with new rules

NIG forum canvasses sustainable funding for telecoms infrastructure

Govt raises hope on 6,000MW power target

Oil sector reforms will foster Vision 2020 agenda, says Lukman

Searching for the will to save the child

N116.4b provisioning erodes Wema Bank's capital base

Fuel scarcity hurts Lagos

ICAN tasks political leaders on corruption, poverty alleviation

Businessmen protest Nigeria's pact with bilateral commission

Governor proposes N89.49b budget for Benue

Agip buoys Nigeria's oil production by 25,000bpd

Is Nollywood giving Nigeria bad image?

Monday, December 14, 2009

Main One Cable versus NCC's myopia

Thirty reasons why the power target failed

Nollywood giving Nigeria bad image?

Returning Guinea to stability

In Collocation, value, equity revisited

Public hearings vital for constitutional review, says Eze

Criticisms trail Blair's comments on invasion of Iraq, Saddam's removal

Berlusconi still in hospital after attack

Rwanda jails journalist for genocide

ECOWAS mulls intervention force in Guinea

Fresh onslaught on human capital in banks

A voice for public interest litigation, access to justice

Consensus eludes draft deal, EU funding offer, as climate talks hit home stretch

Much ado about foreign grants

Institute backs establishment of AMC

Pain, agony over burnt hostel

Warri Wolves get cars, N1m for beating Pillars

Requests for tickets hit 500,000 mark

Disagreement over home-based players delays Eagles list

Oil prices fall on speculation over slow demand recovery

More United States investors coming to Nigeria

Skyway Aviation takes over SAHCOL tomorrow

Firms conclude first phase of $60m equity scheme for Nigeria, Ghana

Consensus eludes draft deal, EU funding offer, as climate talks home stretch

Sunday, December 13, 2009

The perils of profitism

Stop blaming the West

Relocation to Abuja 18 years ago

Retrograde steps on gas flaring

2009... Year of the Nigerian short story

From Action Congress National Conference

31 Islamists flee Philippines prison

Russia's neighbours express concerns over arms deal with France

Uganda lawmakers ban female circumcision

Mugabe flays Zimbabwe's power-sharing, prepares for new elections

NIPR election in Yenagoa was a charade, says Mohammed

The Copenhagen Summit: Filthy lucre fouls the air

Consensus eludes draft deal, EU funding offer in climate talks home stretch

No graveyard for 'dead' planes

Equities sector dips further as bond market records N300.2b transactions

Anger over land in Ayobo

Yobo to miss five Everton matches

Arsenal piles more pressure on Benitez, beats Liverpool 2-1

Heartland beats Kaduna, Tornadoes shocks Enyimba

Oil firms barred from exporting facilities for repairs

Oil prices record eighth-day fall as dollar firms up

Govt's alleged neglect of SMEs worries NACCIMA

Abia legislators approve $200m World Bank loan bid

2009 BUDGET: Discouraging Score Card From The States

Saturday, December 12, 2009

What Did OBJ Know And When Did He Know It?

African Traditional Rulers And The Slave Trade

The Tiger In The Woods

Amodu, Super Eagles' And The World Cup

Beyond The Lens... A Nigerian Discovers His Fatherland

ONWUBIKO: Yar'Adua's Govt Doesn't Deserve Second Term

Akinola Urges Church Leaders, Nigerians To Set Priorities Right

Post-Amnesty: NDDC Becomes Militants' 'Hostage' Ground

I Am, sorry, I Quit Golf Indefinitely, says Woods

Man U Falls At Old Trafford

'My Zeal For Athletics Is Going Down'

Goje Urges Financial Discipline, Tasks Accountants On Transparency

Elite World Gets Pre-paid Variant

MTN HyConnect Internet Customers Get free Speed Upgrade

Ministry Disburses N38m To NGOs

Friday, December 11, 2009

NICO Repositions To Promote Local Languages

'They Just Want To Destroy My Reputation'

Finally, All The Gladiators For Anambra 2010?

Don't Touch Amodu, Marotzke Warns Nigeria

FIFA Praises Nigeria Police Over Security

2010 World Cup Beyond African Countries, Says Galadima

The Rewards Of Dedication, Loyalty

Brand Nuggets

Cadbury Appoints Ibukun Awosika On The Board

Nigeria's 'Fortune 500': Companies In The Race

S'Korea dares Taliban, vows to dispatch soldiers to Afghanistan

Injury knocks Yobo out untill next year

Orange state

Land Cruiser lifts trophy for first 4x4 rally in Lagos

Ankara in all splendour

Yar'Adua: Rumour thrives when truth is tainted

Diversity, discrimination and the class question

Lessons from the Kennedy Centre

Irate policeman and the attack on sick children

Barack Obama: I am a living testimony to the moral force of non-violence

Zelaya negotiating deal to leave Honduras

S'Korea dares Taliban, vows to dispatch soldiers to Afghan

Guinea accuses French minister, Kouchner, over Camara's shooting

Young Zimbabweans storm South Africa for jobs

Hijra: Of meaning and meaning of emigration

Race to lower warming and save the world heats up

Airport noise pollution: Is there a solution in sight?

Seek ye first the political kingdom, and all other things...

CBN, SEC, stockbrokers meet over asset management firm

Season of fire ...

Galadima, Iloh, Thomas to conduct NOC election next month

Injury knocks Yobo out till next year

Election crisis has made NOC a stronger, united family, says Gumel

Oil prices rebound above $71 after two percent drop

Over 60 per cent of SMEs can be sustained by automotive industry, says NAC

Stakeholders lament W. Africa's poor transportation system

Afribank recovers N40b from debtors, initiates turnaround agenda

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Sixty years ago in history

How local spices halt breast cancer spread

The political class and civilised public anger

Nigeria and her billions of Naira ID card debt

60 years ago in history

Ex-militants' protest in Port Harcourt

Tahir: The radical who wanted to be president

U.S. offers to pay Native Indians $1.4 billion over tribal land suit

American commander hinges al-Qaeda's defeat on arrest, killing of Bin Laden

60 plotters arrested for 'trying to kill Camara'

Drug trafficking fuels Africa terrorism, crime, says UN agency chief

ANCEFA advocates inclusive education at stakeholders' summit

Nigeria's unemployment situation critical, says LCCI boss

Breastfeeding offers protection against metabolic syndrome

Insurance law review committee recommends N100m capital base for brokers

Nigeria scientists recover polluted soils with brewer's yeast, nutrient ion

Peace and prosperity through world trade

Market capitalisation drops further by N36b on the Exchange

Dumping... old sore that never heals

Forgery panel invites Gumel, Oladapo, others

Cash strapped NPL threatens to severe Globacom's contract

NOC lifts ban on Ndanusa, postpones election indefinitely

How trade relations can improve, by envoy

Imo proposes N120 billion budget for 2010

Bankole woos investors to Nigeria's automobile industry

NNPC, ECN seek partnership for bio-fuel project

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Govt targets 'Shanghai 2010' to boost industrialisation, economy

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

The rain forests from where I come are gone!

Sustaining the Niger Delta peace process

2011 and the shape of things to come

President Yar'Adua's health: Matters arising

At workshop, culture workers told to harness Nigeria's culture-tourism potentials

Reps hinge return on success of constituency projects

Richard Branson unveils Virgin Galactic space plane

112 killed, 435 injured in Baghdad's car blasts

Commando units arrest civilians in Guinea

SPLM says Sudan peace deal in serious danger

Nigeria woos foreign shipping investors, promises seven years tax holiday

Debt waiver: Banks' strategy for offloading toxic assets?

Malawi's Access Communications targets fixed line niche market with CDMA2000 EVDO Rev A network

ISPON shops for N500m to boost software development

Oando to start production at new oil, gas fields in 2010

N'Assembly passes local content bill, raises hope on PIB

Market capitalisation drops by N78b on the Exchange

Sweet, sour tales as okada rides out of Abakaliki

NFF terminates Globacom's contract, shops for replacement

NSC will not interfere in NOC elections, says Ekeji

NSC plans 'Nigerian Village' in Johannesburg

China's emergence as global power bloc surpasses other stories, says report

Why economic development in West Africa is slow, by stakeholders

World Bank, DFID implement investment climate scheme in four states

Bidders for NITEL, Mtel get new deadline to submit bids

Anambra 2010: Candidates in last minute deals

Market capitalisation gains N2b on the Exchange

Philippines police tackle clan supporters

Iranian police 'clash' with opposition protesters

Uncertainty trails Guinean leader's health position

South Sudan politicians held over rally against al-Bashir's party

Suspension won't stop me from NOC election, says Gumel

Nominees emerge on Thursday

I am ready to lead S'Eagles, says Mancini

Monday, December 07, 2009

Letter to Goddy Jidenma

Africa's infrastructure: A time for reclamation

Why budgets fail in Nigeria

The Government's promise on power supply

Archibong: Posthumous challenge of continuity

Fresh empowerment initiative for Niger Delta youths

Elders won't allow NBA break-up

Oshodi: Fears of return to chaotic past

Naira in mixed fortunes at forex market

Firms want Obama to back 10-year carbon control agreement

Accountant-General forecloses re-introduction of cash payment for govt transactions

Govt loses N666b revenue to militancy, global economic crisis in nine months

EU seeks binding deal at climate summit

Sunday, December 06, 2009

A country on life support

Holding the Free Press hostage in Gambia

In defence of Shuaibu Amodu

Anger over bad roads

Sex in God's House...exploding myths, deepening values

Not best of times for the Vice President

Investigators detains five over deadly Russian nightclub fire

I am optimistic for Copenhagen deal, says Ban Ki-moon

Egypt finds no dead from ferry crash, ends search

Guinea vice president takes charge, Camara flown to Morocco

Another look at the Nigerian Media Merit Awards

Nigeria, EU seek binding agreement at climate summit

Emissions caps, funding top agenda as global climate summit begins

Urhobos reward heroes, abhor criminality

OTC records N210b transactions in bullish trading

For The Experience, Lagos stands still

Senegal's FA boss tips Nigeria, Ghana, others for second round

We ganged up against Ndanusa, says Nnaji

Amodu will lead Eagles to S/Africa, NFF insists

Oil prices are within 'right range', says Saudi's minister

IFC, S&P launch world's first carbon index for emerging markets

African securities experts lament absence of corporate governance among nations

Benin gas stations await Presidency

A Night Of Tributes For Dapo Adelugba @ 70

The President's Health, Office Of Vice President And 1999 Constitution

Mixed Reactions Trail Call To Purge Capital Market

Institute Warns Of Consequences Of Climate Change

Oil Spill: Community Threatens SPDC Over Relief Materials, Cleanup

Demons Of Deregulation On The Loose Again

Saturday, December 05, 2009

Soludo Is Anambra's Ijele

Yar'Adua's Ill-health And Dishonourable Leadership

Peter Pan And The Path Of Thunder

Police Protection For Corps Members?

A Night Of Tributes For Dapo Adelugba@70

Should The President Be Found Incapacitated... What Next?

When You Work For God, He Cares For You, Says Agbazue

President's Health, Office Of Vice President And 1999 Constitution

British, German Journalists Attacked In Cape Town

Don't Panic Over Argentina, Korea, Greece, Amodu Tells Nigerians

Echoes From The Past For Nigeria, Fear Of High Altitude For Others

The Demons Of Deregulation On The Loose Again

Friday, December 04, 2009

Imo Election: Flaws In Agbaso's Latest Pleadings

When A Leader Is Ailing-And Away

The Under-17 FIFA World Cup - The Deafening Silence!

Bickering Among Administrators, Bane Of Nigerian Sport, Says Okoya-Thomas

FIFA Gives Nigeria N147m For 2010 World Cup Preparations

The proposed new ports in the Niger Delta

Exploring airline opportunities through code share pact

Spice of life

Meet Makida, Face of Sleek 2009

Against deregulated Nigerian state

Why there is much debate on NPC bill, by Dabiri-Erewa

Apapa bad roads, tanker drivers bring pains

New Kia Cadenza begins global mission in Riyadh, Dubai

When Enahoro's friends gather for Then Spoke The Thunder

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Drivers on a murderous mission

An appeal to the National Assembly

Yar'Adua and the prayer warriors

Why there is so much debate on NPC bill, by Dabiri-Erewa

Putin vows to take tough action against terror

U.S. faces defeat in Afghan war, says Soviet commander

Kagame reshuffles Rwanda cabinet

Suicide bomber kills three Somali ministers, 16 others

A two-year dream to supply power going the way of other promises

Legislative mechanism as a guarantee for transparency in governance (2)

African capital markets have potentials for growth, says Dangote

In Apapa, lawless tanker drivers bring pains

LOC returns 13 ambulances to Katsina, FRSC

FIFA increases World Cup prize money

NFF, PTF agree on Amodu, place Nooij on standby

Agro industry, catalyst for industrial development, says UNIDO

Enugu budgets N67.9 billion for 2010

Oil firms fault proposed IJV scheme

Presidency, NIPC woo foreigners on investment in banking sector, others

How greening of Sahara Desert triggered early human migrations from Africa

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Volunteering and development

Charity begins at home

Before the Berlin Wall

Budget 2010: Discard borrowing to surpass targets

At last, HiTV seals TINAPA Studios deal

How to fast track constitution review, by Ekiti Speaker

Chechen rebels claim bombing Russian train

Congress scrutinises Obama's troop buildup, withdrawal plan for Afghan war

'Al Qaeda moves Spanish hostages to Mali'

Libya jails Swiss businessmen amid Gaddafi son's row

UNAD embarks on massive development of facilities

Workers petition National Assembly over alleged training fund diversion

Zobo drink may provide cure for diarrhoea, pneumonia

Insurers solicit co-operation among operators to grow insurance business

Technology Fraud

I'm alive... I want to continue living

Market indices rebound on the Exchange

'Help cometh from centre'

Sacking Amodu may be counter-productive, Oyinlola cautions

FIFA rejects extra officials for 2010 World Cup

Nigeria may draw Brazil, Spain in 2010 World Cup

Oil prices slide to $77.69 on increased U.S. supply

Funding remains a challenge to global infrastructural development, says Deloitte

'Nigeria requires N10b yearly to develop its research sector'

Presidency talks tough on budget 2010

China in the anti-fake drug battle

Two years after, Yoruba in Kogi remember Awoniyi

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Sanusi and the banks: 100 days after

America's diminishing verities

Proposed regulation and control of students' union activities

There is no Town and Gown synergy in theatre practice here, says Adelugba

Poachers of ivory, others seized in raids targeting wildlife in East Africa

Obama, Brown unfold more troop plans for Afghanistan

Nigeria re-elected, glows at international maritime assembly

Spanish firm commences N130m SMEs development scheme in Badagry

Bad loan saga: Any middle ground?

Glo unveils prepaid fixed line to boost economic growth

ICT experts list imperatives of local content, others

Shell expends N6.3 billion on developmental projects in Niger Delta

NNPC lists objectives in industry reform, proposes new legislation for extractive industries

Legislative mechanism as a guarantee for transparency in governance (1)

Market capitalisation drops further by N47b on the Exchange

Play Yobo in right-back position, Kalu urges Amodu

No Nigerian in star-studded line-up for World Cup draw

We can't afford foreign coach now, says NFF

Oil prices rise above $78 as Chinese manufacturing growth accelerates

Trade volume between Nigeria, Czech Republic hits $800 million

LCCI urges National Assembly to tackle 2010 budget deficit profile

Petroleum Industry Bill to restore investors' confidence, says Yar'Adua

UN deplores widespread violence against Afghan women

Karadzic challenges war crimes court's legitimacy

Govt loses N300b yearly to document fraud, spends N120b on printing abroad

Monday, November 30, 2009

Health, work and political power

Africa's infrastructure: A time for transformation

NASS: Any hope in a truncated budget?

2010 Budget presentation: Does venue matter?

Man and Earth... Buhari's dialogue on climate change

Oyo 2011: Akala, Ladoja back to drawing board

UN deplores widespread violence against women in Afghan

Karadzic challenges war crimes court's legitimac

Fighting pushes Somalis, Islamist rebels into Kenya

Tanzania demands UN apology over claims on Rwandan rebels

A new vista for poverty eradication in Nigeria

It is a sour state for Attorney-General to also be Justice Minister

Market capitalisation drops to N4.9tr on the Exchange

Our fight against crime...so far

Serena banned over U.S. Open tantrums

NPL board backs Obaseki for second term, constitutes electoral committee

Senate insists on foreign coach for Eagles, to probe LOC

Oil prices trade above $76 as UAE backs Dubai World

Nigeria offers technical assistance to Uganda on oil production

Nigeria loses N300b yearly to document fraud, spends N120b on printing abroad

NACCIMA, MAN, others worry over 2010 budget delay