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Guardian News Archive for April 2016Rss

Friday, April 29, 2016

Oba of Benin dies

Colombia legalizes same-sex marriage

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Herdsmen, B’ Haram endanger Nigeria, say Soyinka, Ohanaeze

‘Airlines cancel 95, delay 2,815 flights in March’

UN chief criticises European restrictions on refugees

How to promote FDI inflow, infrastructure devt, by experts

NFF set to battle Arsenal over Iwobi, as Siasia tries Charlton’s Obileye

CCT dismisses Saraki's motion for disqualification of chairman from trial

Cruz taps Carly Fiorina as running mate

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Coalition lauds Buhari on NEITI board, faults nomination process

Search for signs of life on distant planets advances

Intrigues, confusion as LASU eases out professors

Buhari meets Ugwuanyi, orders probe of herdsmen’s violence

Government to save $4.5b yearly through local steel production

Niguez stunner hands Atletico slender lead over Bayern

NLC, TUC propose N56,000 as new national minimum wage to FG

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Buhari, Osinbajo, Saraki, Dogara meet to end budget impasse

World Bank raises 2016 oil price forecast to $41 per barrel

S’Sudan’s Machar returns to Juba, sworn in as VP

OPEC requires $10tr to bridge investment gap in oil, gas business

Government interference: FIFA may ban Egypt from Nations Cup, World Cup qualifiers

Six Turkish sailors abducted off Nigeria released

Overspeeding caused Ekiti doctors death, says FRSC

Putin 'not entirely persuaded' by European unity

Kenya's former first lady Lucy Kibaki dies

Clinton, Trump look to dominate in Tuesday primaries

Bolivia president undergoes paternity test in scandal

English junior doctors strike in furious government row

Lagos begins material testing to stop buildings collapse

MTN pays former CEO $1.6m over Nigerian fine

Bright needs N2m for corrective heart surgery

Wike pledges support for Buhari’s policies on Rivers welfare

Nigeria finalises plans to produce Yellow fever vaccines locally

Caught in the act: Driver steals rails

Osinbajo, experts list reasons outages may persist

70 years retirement age not signed into law, says LASU VC

Clerics seek end to allocation of oil wells to individuals

Rep accuses Buhari of inaction over herdsmen attacks

International court to examine Burundi violence

We see children’s footprints in Sambisa forest, says Army chief

Monday, April 25, 2016

Police dock two for allegedly stealing $14 million from church

Court strikes out Saraki’s motion to stop trial at CCT

Nigeria’s fuel diverted to Chad, Cameroun, says Kachikwu

20 feared killed as suspected herdsmen attack Enugu community

NMA confirms death of six Ekiti delegates in auto crash

‘Currency swap deal will reduce forex pressures, speculations’

Aliko Dangote: An easier choice

Mimiko inaugurates new council chiefs, urges frugality, good governance

Community petitions COAS over alleged harassment by soldiers

The Guardian launches online TV platform

Power firms ration supply as generation drops to 3,494MW

Kaduna refinery begins production at 68% capacity, says NNPC

Ogun communities appeal for access road to link Sango

Effective rail system to create investment, says Senate

Delta to partner genuine investors on development

We’re ready to tender 2017 budget, says Presidency

Nepal begins reconstruction of heritage sites

African stars pay tribute to Papa Wemba

A’Ibom to hold 2016 World Book Day

Govt arraigns Consolidated Discount House workers over alleged N16b fraud

APC closes defence at Kogi tribunal after failing to present witness

Kenyan opposition leaders tear-gassed in protest

Obama announces 250 new military personnel for Syria

Court arraigns four Mexicans, five Nigerians for operating methamphetamine laboratory in Asaba

Customs probes fire incident at warehouse, delivers 90% consignment to IDPs

Enugu refutes allegation of bailout funds’ diversion

Osun woos Chinese with investment opportunities

Mali, Luxembourg games will help build new Super Eagles, NFF explains

Zuma in Iran to develop trade, political ties

Billy Paul, singer of Me and Mrs. Jones, dies

Courts jail EFCC accuser, Kogi ex-lawmaker 157 years

Bombed Brussels metro station re-opens

Prisons chief, Ekpendu, denies assaulting Rep Mrakpor

FG committed to revitalising rail transport system – Minister

UN says N. Korea missile test 'extremely troubling'

"FG requires N2trn to complete ongoing road projects -Fashola

ICC opens examination into suspected atrocities in Burundi

Court grants NCSU deputy president’s request for joinder in suit

FG generates N2trn through Treasury Single Account

US express hope in freed Chibok girls

Iran threatens US with legal action over frozen funds ruling

Group faults Ikeja Electric’s new prepaid meters

Wike declares conditional support for Buhari's policies

I will run for presidency under PDP in 2019 – Lamido

Rivers to provide free bus service for students

Philippine president candidate is frontrunner despite rape comment

Senator Ndume assures on 2016 budget

Katsina Pilgrim Board to refund 4, 485 pilgrims

Sokoto Government to ban street begging

Obama calls for strong, united Europe

War crimes court opens preliminary probe into Burundi crisis

Cruz, Kasich team up to stop party Trump

Anambra IGR up by 29.3 %

Tinubu bags Siverbird Extraordinary Man of the Year 2015 award

Sanders pressured to quit White House race as Clinton weighs VP picks

Yemen government forces retake key port city from Qaeda

Young Saudi prince holds power beyond his years

Obama to stress partnership with Europe in Germany speech

South Sudan peace on hold again as rebel chief delays return

Crocodile attacks sleeping Australian camper

23 dead in Pakistan after eating poisoned sweets: officials

Military kills five terrorists fleeing Sambisa forest

Babangida urges patience with Buhari, refutes death report

CNPP urges Buhari to sack ex-govs serving as ministers

Groups differ over Saraki’s rejection of National Assembly’s Ag Clerk

Sub-saharan Africa suffers highest malaria death

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Gunmen assassinate Ofoduru, Imo traders’ boss

Adenuga restrained from dissipating firm’s assets over alleged $12m debt

Senate tasks NSCDC on unity among Nigerians

Group urges 13 VCs to resign over illegal appointment

Endless gridlock at Abule Egba...

‘Warri, P’Harcourt refineries’ output hits seven million litres per day’

Confusion trails merger of ministries, agencies

Forex scarcity bringing best out of Nigerians, says CBN

Oyo moves to criminalise street begging

Lagos asks IGP to investigate Disu’s death

‘I stole because cashiers were careless,’ says robbery suspect

Science, technology imperative for Nigeria’s economic diversification agenda, says Onu

Olubadan talks tough, okays new head for Igbo community

Why Dangote deserves recognition, by business leaders

How to make more Dangotes, by Aliko Dangote

NFF explains delay in coaches’ salaries, funds for Dankaro House

Demand for warehouse space drops, rents remain stable

1.9m IDPs exist in the N’East, says NEMA

16 wounded as Turkish town hit by Syria rocket fire

Cleric says treasury looters will face God's wrath

Train crushes 2 to death in llorin

Israel frees 'youngest Palestinian' girl prisoner at 12

Clashes between Iraqi Kurds, Turkmen kill nine

DPR sanctions 26 filling stations in Kano, Jigawa

Egypt warns of firm action against protesters

Abe-backed candidate wins Japan vote ahead of key summer election

Katsina State Govt. to establish Tomato Processing Company - Gov. Masari

Nigerians support government's desire for a realistic budget - APC Secretary

FG to begin repairs of federal roads, appeals to motorists on Apapa/Oshodi expressway

Ambode mourns death of former Lagos deputy governor, Jafojo

Fire razes 6 houses, petrol station in Ondo State

'King of Congolese rumba' Papa Wemba dies

At least 14 dead in regime, rebel attacks in Syria's Aleppo

Merkel owes party membership fees

Pope tells teens 'happiness not an app'

Sending troops to Syria would be 'mistake', Obama warns

Peace prayers as South Sudan awaits rebel chief's return

APC wins national bye election in Yobe

Indonesian navy impounds Chinese trawler for illegal fishing

Nepal marks one year since quake as frustration mounts

Dutch journalist arrested in Turkey after criticising Erdogan

Luxleaks whistleblowers trial to start in Luxembourg

China could electrify global rechargeable car market

Saudi king sacks utilities minister amid anger over prices

Disease experts to compare Zika notes in Paris

Obama sharpens Brexit warning, leaves for Germany

N. Korea's Kim hails 'successful' submarine missile test

Saturday, April 23, 2016

We crashed cement prices in every market we entered, says Dangote

Low voter turnout in Ondo Council Poll

Nigerians going through very difficult times, Osinbajo admits

No more unprofitable Air service agreements, says aviation minister

Organised labour tackles Bello over unpaid salaries

DPR to shut down filling stations selling PMS above recommended price

Rocking Abeokuta with drums festival

End to fuel scarcity in sight, as escravos pipeline comes alive

Budget Face-Off: Senate optimistic on resolution this week

More market fires than meet the eye

Saraki: Nigerians divided over calls for his resignation

Lack of funds may prevent U-23 Eagles’ participation in Toulon Invitational

U.S. President tasks world leaders on unity

Buhari’s visit to China: A tale of opportunities and threats

Iheanacho’s brace helps Manchester City sink Stoke City

Army averts another suicide attack in Borno

FG needs $700m to upgrade refineries - Kachikwu

Fire destroys more than 150 makeshift structures, customs’ warehouse in Lagos

NNPC distributes 1,082 trucks of PMS nationwide

Pope Francis hears teenagers' sins

President Buhari wants universities to expend resources prudently

Gombe government increases nutritional budget from N50m to N120m yearly

Fuel scarcity: DPR seals four petrol stations in Abuja

Why I am being 'persecuted' - Saraki

City rout Stoke in perfect warm-up for real showdown

FG distributes empowerment tools to victims of insurgency in Adamawa

Chief of Defence Staff pledges improved capacity for military

Dangote pledges to assist FG to turnaround Nigeria’s economy

Fresh strikes on Syria's Aleppo kill 12 civilians: civil defence

Dutch students open world's first pop-up drone cafe

Egypt court postpones Morsi espionage verdict

S.African leftist leader threatens violence to oust Zuma

Yemen launches southern operation against Qaeda militants

Twelve arrested after clashes at Paris youth protest

Top Philippine candidate pushes 'kill criminals' message

South Sudan rebel chief to miss international deadline to return: government, rebels

Pakistani Taliban claim killing of minority minister

Bangladesh professor hacked to death in suspected Islamist attack

Trade deal foes plan major German rally on eve of Obama visit

Obama issues stark trade warning against Brexit

DPR seals eight filling stations, recovers diverted PMS in Adamawa, Taraba

Court orders hearing notice on FG, Lagos over seized schools 

Army to court martial three officers for escorting fake Colonel

How my ouster in 1985 weakened the Naira, by Buhari 

NLC, TUC blame fuel queues on Kachikwu’s dual roles

Court refuses Obanikoro’s application to restrain media house

NSCDC impounds NNPC tanker over fuel diversion

Fulani herdsmen invade Taraba communities again

Lagos advises residents to verify landed property before purchase

Bishop’s 10th ordination anniversary celebration unites Edo APC, PDP


Friday, April 22, 2016

Saraki rejects Omolori’s appointment as National Assembly Clerk

Trump’s campaign full of empty threats, says U.S. ambassador

171 nations sign landmark Paris seal on climate change

LAUTECH, American varsity partner on preservation of fruits

Funke Abimbola: Profile of an achiever

Airline operators urged to give due attention to air dispatchers

Army kills 35 insurgents, rescues 198 hostages

Osinbajo, AGF caution Police against extracting statements from suspects under duress

Army-Shiite clash: Group faults amnesty’s report

Amnesty International accuses Nigerian military of covering up Zaria killings

Dangote honoured as The Guardian Man of the Year 2015

Screen celebrities in the corridor of power

Two robbers bag 50 years imprisonment in Delta

Troops arrests four Boko Haram 'Ameers'

Army, religious leaders harp on ethno-religious harmony among Nigerians

Nigeria and the gaming industry, by Yahaya Maikori

‘Sports reform committee may be another jamboree’

FG allays fear of power transmission disruption by Union

Court asks Tarfa to prepare defence

Two NNPC mega affiliate stations shut in Minna

Agriculture panacea to falling oil price says Esele

N29bn fraud: Nyako's trial adjourned till May 6

APC, PDP differ over request for fresh bailout by Osun govt

Cleric seeks intensive prosecution of corruption war

Economist urges FG to be strategic in addressing downturn

AIG promises to deal with corrupt police officers

Gunmen abduct three Osun govt officials

Experts canvass vocational education for human capital development

Govt. must pay more attention to constructions, says Ajani

Group faults fresh N30b loan for Enugu

Wike dissolves local government caretaker committees

Don seeks development for rural areas

Microsoft and Google make regulatory peace treaty

The Friday review: The ins and outs of a fun weekend in Naija

Merkel admits 'error' in Erdogan satire row

Army parades fake colonel, three serving soldiers

Pakistan police arrest alleged Al-Qaeda financier

Lagos court rejects Obanikoro's request to restrain Punch, Sahara Reporters

NNPC allocates 1,118 trucks of petrol nationwide

Cross River to ban use of wood for roofing

Chemical blast rocks eastern Chinese city

One killed, 8 injured as South Korea train derails

After 36-year rule, Equatorial Guinea leader set for all-time Africa record

Obama says EU magnifies Britain's global influence

N6.5 billion fraud: Bauchi ex-guber candidate in EFCC net

Government gives Arik Air, agencies two weeks to resolve issues of indebtedness

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Court grants Yuguda bail for treatment in Dubai

Music legend Prince dead at 57

DPR warns marketers against sharp practices

33.7m yet to access telecoms services in Nigeria

Board members, directors, staff bicker over alleged graft at CCB

Top athletics coach quits team Nigeria’s camp

Excitement as Greeks mark National Day in Lagos

Government lauds U.S. over support for fight against terrorism

Court assumes jurisdiction in bi-courtney concession dispute

Drama as Saraki’s counsel dares CCT chair

Tears as man killed by herdsmen is buried

Senate in stormy session, wants Buhari to sign budget

OAU VC appointment crisis deepens as court halts exercise

Malaria test from urine 78% okay in clinical trials

Oke-Ogun tackles Alaafin, seeks respect for zone

Crude prices hit $46 a barrel record-year high

Japanese grant lifts Boko Haram victims in IDP camps

Man stabs twins, kills one over girlfriend

Rotary international urges goverment to focus on agric

‘Petroleum, coal, natural gas may be phased out soon’

Sanchez sinks West Brom to settle Arsenal nerves

Airbus introduces new aircraft into Nigerian market

Britain's EU membership 'mutually beneficial'

Zambia president says 'ashamed' by anti-migrant riots

Kaduna seeks death sentence for fifty Shiite members

Brazil's Rousseff flies to US amid impeachment battle

South Sudan rebel officials pave way for chief's return

Tribunal chairman orders arrest of Saraki's lawyer

50 regime forces surrender to Kurds in northeast Syria

NIS to enforce electronic registration for expatriates

Burundi gunmen murder military officer

EU cancels Macedonia crisis talks

Boko Haram gunmen kill 11 in Yobe

Amnesty scheme to end by 2018

South Africa inquiry clears officials of arms deal graft

Highlights of 90-year-old Queen Elizabeth II's reign

Obama seeks Gulf help against IS as summit begins

Ecuador's president announces economic measure after massive earthquake

What the Naira, Yuan deal is all about, by Onyeama

‘Removal of 10% equity fund from PIB unacceptable’

UBTH allays fear over death of Lassa fever patient

Faleke did not resign before Kogi guber polls, witness tells tribunal

EFCC clears CCT chairman of alleged N10m bribe

Navy arrests 221 suspected pirates, 25 vessels

APC chief cautions INEC over Ondo council poll

DSS arraigns two for allegedly cloning Ambode’s number

Court declares detention of Ekiti lawmaker illegal, awards N5 million damages

Trials of Dasuki, NIMASA’s ex-chief stalled

How Boko Haram insurgents bait youths with loans to recruit, by DHQ

Itsekiri youths kick against N600 million security vote by DESOPADEC

Metuh’s trial outcome of role as opposition spokesman, says witness

Aviation workers ground Arik over alleged N12.5b debt

MTN’s fine saga results from defective industry code, NCC admits

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Traders recount losses as fire razes market

LUTH absolves medical personnel of negligence in patient’s death

EFCC disowns Ekweremadu as anti-corruption ambassador

How to resolve challenges in power sector, by BPE

Obama, Saudi king meet amid rising tensions

Senators restate support for Saraki, stop review of CCT, CCB

Suspected herdsmen invade Oyo farms, shoot guard

We’re still discussing with N’Assembly over budget, says Presidency

Frontrunners Trump, Clinton win New York primaries

Politics, corruption bane of Nigerian football, says Disu

Police arraigns APC chieftain in Rivers for murder

Time and the tango- Part 2

Senate suspends moves to amend CCB/CCT Act

EFCC clears CCT Chairman of bribery allegation

UNHCR fears 500 dead in Mediterranean shipwreck

Death toll in Ecuador quake rises to 525

US opens criminal probe linked to Panama Paper revelations

Birthday songs, special stamps as Britain's queen to turn 90

Reps to probe N18bn police funds

Gunmen kill seven police guarding polio team in Pakistan

Sentence reduced for Egyptian who claimed many women are adulterous

Panama president vows lead role in financial transparency

Putin says Japanese PM to visit Russia on May 6

States must end disputes peacefully at UN's highest court

FG to settle Delta, Edo boundary dispute

'Senate lacks authority to summon CCT chairman'

EFCC denies appointing Ekweremadu anti-corruption ambassador

Why Enugu Government is commercialising seveteen enterprises

Two burned alive in Zambia anti-foreigner riots Monday

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes off Ecuador coast

IS tightens noose on regime enclave in eastern Syria

Obama in Saudi on fence-mending visit

Obama dives into Brexit debate on London trip

Yemen rebels say to join delayed peace talks in Kuwait

US envoy says Burundi government is 'driver' of crisis

Trump, Clinton score huge wins in New York primary

Labour plunges Lagos into darkness, shuts Ikeja Electric facilities

PETAN proffers solution to fuel scarcity, alleges depletion of reserves

El’ Rufai allays fear over bill on preaching

NJC recommends compulsory retirement of two judges over alleged misconduct

Govt loses N1b to 37,395 ghost workers, says EFCC boss

Police train officers on human rights

Soldier dies as military chief escapes B’Haram attack

Baby, nine others burnt to death in auto crash

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Senators deny N872m car loan, defend purchase of 36 vehicles

Nigeria committed to climate change, cyber-security, says SGF

New HIV testing, treatment begins in endemic states

Police arrest woman who killed, hid body in room for nine days

Kabul blast leaves dozens dead, hundreds hurt

IVF, common diabetes drug raise cancer risk

Leave when your time’s up, Annan tells African leaders

N’Delta indigenes urged to push for passage of PIB

CD urges police to increase recruitment to meet UN standard

Bukola Saraki’s assets form not verified by EFCC , says witness

Govt loses secret trial bid as Dasuki gets access to lawyers

People living with HIV/AIDS decry cut in 2016 budget for treatment drugs

Govt challenges court’s jurisdiction in Bi-Courtney’s suit

NSCDC seeks stakeholders’ support to combat crime

Ekweremadu canvasses special courts for graft cases

Fresh crisis brews at LASU over forced retirement of 30 professors

‘Nigeria may lose LNG high production ranking’

IMF, World Bank panel resolve to address global growth challenges

Five die in Houston’s submerged ‘historic’ floods

Govt to audit Police, NEMA, FRSC, over emergency capabilities

Buhari summons FEC meeting to discuss budget

Kano, Osun, three other states to benefit from N345b EU fund

Enyimba vows to beat Etoile again despite Tunisians’ antics

DSS arraigns Rivers SSG, APC former lawmaker over alleged poll misconduct

Ortom denies spending N34m on China trip

Lekki Gardens Homeowners distance selves from planned class action

Ecuador quake death toll hits 413

Sango community protests against creating LCDAs in Ogun

Be patient with Buhari’s govt, monarchs appeal

Judge to rule May 12 on private questioning of Ese Oruru

IMF halts aid to Mozambique over $1b hidden debt

Kenyan hospital offers free cancer therapy for 400 Ugandans

Court remands engineers of collapsed Synagogue Church building

Benin disco moves to restore electricity in Ondo south

2 policemen killed in Imo by suspected robbers

6 ships laden with petrol arrive Lagos ports

FG to introduce soil test kits to farmers

Migrant crisis sparks rise in Austria far-right attacks

Army commander escapes Boko Haram ambush, soldier killed

Pope in new blast at West's indifference to refugees

22 victims of Badagry accident yet to be identified

Texas floods kill at least five

Customs revenue drops by N2.7bn at Tin-Can Port

Queen Elizabeth II's 90th birthday in numbers

Sacked Jos electricity workers cannot be recalled

Five dead in rocket fire on Turkey town after Syrian child dies

South Sudan rebel homecoming turns to farce

IPMAN says scarcity of petrol continues without product to load

Iran says oil production freeze would prolong sanctions

Calm returns to Kareto after dawn attack by Boko Haram

Iran-Saudi hajj talks halted because of visa hurdle

Heavy casualties as Taliban suicide bombing, gunfire rattle Kabul

9/11 bill under scrutiny as Obama heads to Saudi Arabia

New York votes, Clinton and Trump tipped to win

Queen marks 90th birthday, as popular as ever

Court resolves conflict between lawyers in favour of AGF

Zaria indigenes testify against Shiites, El-Zakzaky at inquiry

NLC threatens to picket senate over purchase of cars

NIMASA seeks stakeholders’ help to fight piracy, partners Singapore on infrastructure

Government to make culture, tourism top revenue earners, says Lai Mohammed

Guards brigade parades 36 suspected Fulani herdsmen

Government UNIDO move to end rejection of Nigerian products at global markets

Pipeline vandals not terrorists, says Darah

Court adjourns Tompolo’s suit against government to May 4

Flying Eagles end screening, begin preparations for qualifiers

Monday, April 18, 2016

Shehu Sani, labour urge more effort to free Chibok girls

Lagos reads riot act to land charge defaulters

Why Lagos Assembly amended local council laws, by speaker

Journalist with kidney disease needs N8m for transplant

Reps probe alleged military offensive in Ogoni communities

‘Why prosecution of Lekki gardens building collapse suspects may suffer setback’

How Nigeria can develop homegrown technology, by Nwoko

Dark highways fade away in the centre of excellence

How Akpobolokemi diverted N1.1b NIMASA fund, EFCC witness tells court

I didn’t admit receiving N75m from Dasuki, says PDP scribe

Protesters shut down Ikeja Disco over outages, sacked workers

CCT bars senators from Saraki’s trial

Businesses shut as hard times hit Bayelsa’s economy

Scientists warn of drug-resistant gonorrhea, TB, HIV, malaria

Wife arrested for attempt to set husband ablaze

How depot owners exploit marketers, hurt fuel supply

Goal heroes promise no let-up in Spurs' title pursuit

We are ready to reveal Power Sector problems -- Union

Govt. detects 1,458 BVN-related frauds in public servants, pensioners accounts

Blast hits Jerusalem bus, wounding at least 15

Expert tasks governments on environmental impact assessment on activities of dredgers

EFCC arraigns Tompolo in absentia over N47 billion fraud

Hundreds riot in Zambia capital over ritual killings

FRSC insists it has statutory powers to arrest traffic offenders, impound vehicles

Greece mulls extra cuts to clinch EU-IMF debt talks

Three civilians killed in Shebab shootout in Mogadishu

Boko Haram attacks Nigerian soldiers: army, soldier, chief

Landlords mandated to pay Land Use Charge, says LASG

'Shocking' rise in Burundi torture cases

Ex-minister commends Buhari over Lagos-Calabar Rail Project

Pope's refugee families settle into Roman life

FG to bring culture, tourism sectors into mainstream of economy – Minister

Nigeria, Korea to strengthen maritime relations

Iraq PM calls on fractious parliament to do its job

Ogoni activist decries worsening violence in Rivers

Australian PM Turnbull handed early election trigger

Turkey detains 105 in new raids on Erdogan foe's supporters

EU to discuss 'concrete' support for Libya unity government

Absence of prosecutor halts Saraki’s trial

Yemen peace talks delayed with rebels still in Sanaa

NAFDAC moves to check fake registration codes

Lagos to enforce restriction on okada, street trading

Syria rebels vow retaliation as peace talks under threat

South Sudan rebel chief's return delayed

Oscar Pistorius sentencing postponed to June

US defence chief in Iraq to discuss fight against IS

Myanmar's Suu Kyi reaches out to rebels with federalism vow

Police posing as pizza delivery nab mafia boss

Brazil lawmakers authorize Rousseff impeachment trial

Ecuador quake toll at 272, 'certain to rise'

Bayelsa elders warn Buhari over comments on Niger Delta

Abia destroys four kidnappers’ den in Amafor

Imo inaugurates panel on oil revenue, others

Momoh, others want maximum benefits from products, services

MMIA gets new rating, international commendation

Baptist convention wants more govt action on Chibok girls

Sunday, April 17, 2016

HURIWA urges Buhari to reform INEC, DSS leadership

Dogara charges Nigerians on attitudinal change

25 states record dramatic slide in revenue

CDHR faults Senate’s move to amend CCB, CCT act

JAMB demotes, transfers workers over flawed 2016 UTME

How budgets get altered in N’Assembly, by former lawmaker

Troops kill 34 terrorists, rescue 455 hostages in Borno

PDP zones chair to north, secretary to south

Mimiko completes 33-year-old abandoned abattoir project

‘Gains, pitfalls of Nigeria’s currency swap deal with China’

Why fuel scarcity lingers, by major oil marketers

Government must find Chibok girls, Ezekwesili insists

‘Only two persons died of Lassa fever in Katsina’

El-Rufai shuts down govt house clinic, redeploys health workers to public hospitals

PDP chief urges Mark to save party from extinction

Benue insists on boundary demarcation to curb clashes with Ebonyi

University of Lagos: An inevitable shutdown

Manholes of death on Lagos-Abeokuta highway

Does the English Premiership hold the key to Nigeria’s revival?

U.S. transfers Guantanamo bay prisoners to Saudi

AU mission apologises for Somali’s civilian deaths

Earthquake kills 235 in Ecuador

Cruz wins all 14 delegates at Wyoming Republican Convention

Mali arrests third man in Cote d’Ivoire’s beach attack

Ecuador quake toll rises to 233 dead

Airport protesters accuse Hong Kong leader of breaching safety rules

Ban urges Gambia to investigate death of 3 protesters

Philippine presidential candidate attacked over rape remarks

$2bn loan: Lagos NBA chiefs, others chide Fayose over letter to Chinese Government.

Sanders's Israel criticism splits Jewish American vote

'There was such suffering': Pope Francis on meeting with migrants

Ulloa rescues 10-man Leicester in controversial draw

Libyans arrest 200 migrants in Tripoli swoops

Buhari's foreign trips beneficial, says APC scribe

Lagos Government engages 1,300 teachers, charges them on professionalism

Chile heavy rain leaves millions without water, closes copper mine

Edo 2016: Aspirant urges Christian leaders to pray for good governance

Surprises galore including Bernie Sanders at Coachella festival

NIPOST to introduce banking services to rural areas—Shittu

Legal practitioners call for free legal services for indigent prison inmates

Impact on Boko Haram unclear after splinter group leader held

Bayelsa community calls for probe into cause of explosion at Agip’s oil field

In race for white house, Cruz scoops up 14 more delegates

Powerful Ecuador quake kills at least 77

Kuwait oil workers begin open-ended strike

Suicide bomber kills 4 Yemen troops near Aden airport

UK expresses support for President Buhari’s anti-graft war

Italians vote on oil and gas as scandal ups pressure on Renzi

Troops discover Boko Haram underground food storage, rescue two children

Duro-Ladipo in race to preserve yoruba culture

Again, contemporary African Art Fair goes to New York

Preparations in 'final stages' for N. Korea nuclear test: report

Oil producers meet amid Saudi-Iran row over output freeze

Hollywood mogul blasts Obama, Google over piracy

Remembering and reinventing the good old Jos

Argentina to borrow cash again, 15 years after default

Myanmar president pardons 63 political prisoners: watchdog

Brazil Congress votes on Rousseff impeachment

Social networks offer comfort, confusion in Japan quake

Nepal's female climbers blaze trails for their gender

ECB, under fire from Germany, set to defend independence

85 per cent of pregnant women in North West give birth at home, says SOGON

IoD promotes healthy living through ‘walk for life’

Aluko blackmailing Fayose, Ekiti ex-speaker alleges

Finally, Africa gets another chair in IMF

Oil theft: Navy caught 25 Ships in 7 months

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Family of deceased traveller petitions customs over extra-judicial killing

T. B. Joshua calls demonstrators to be law abiding, denies involvement in Panama Papers

Patients groan as doctors strike paralyse Ekiti Teaching Hospital

Culture, tourism are Nigeria’s next goldmines, says Mohammed

Oyo Police nabs, parades suspected ritualist, others

Workers urge holistic probe of aviation agencies

Niger Deltans warn Buhari on tactics

N1trn mop up: driving economy harder

Inflation: CBN to raise lending rates again

We can afford to sacrifice Saraki, says APC

Corona donates borehole to maternity home

South Africa on the verge of a new era

We all have roles to play to save the planet — Ibis GM

Unity Schools record 90,786 common entrance enrolment

PDP can rescue Nigeria from current economic quagmire, says senator Nwaka

Declare April 29 intercessory prayer day, says Atilade

PDP okays 33 States, FCT for congresses

Saw mill operators dissociate selves from lawsuit against govt

Internet access fail in Enugu as NCC axe illegal providers

UITH boss opposes 11-year course duration for medical students

Court dismisses Ajibola’s suit against Kwara gov

Mikel, Ighalo, Omeruo will stabilize Rio team, says Nwosu

LSPWC gets staff buses, mini office

Stakeholders demand slash in salaries, allowances of political office holders

Al-Makura defends appointment of sole administrators

Bello lauds world bank, FG initiative on erosion menace

NDLEA arrests woman feigning pregnancy with wraps of cocaine

FG begins distribution of relief materials to returnee IDPs

FG to start digital switch over pilot scheme in Jos

Senior Gambian opposition figure dies in custody

NCEE: NECO registers over 25,000 candidates in Lagos

Embattled Zuma woos voters ahead of August election

Lagos CP urges officers to exercise regularly

PTDF to review programmes

'More candidates in IDPs camps enrol for common entrance exam'

LG elections: APC extends sales of nomination forms in Adamawa

Nigeria’s economic challenge is surmountable - Adeosun

Brazil president to meet supporters as impeachment vote looms

Iraq MPs quit session aimed at replacing speaker

Abuja Water Board promises regular water supply

'You are not alone', Pope tells refugees on Lesbos

Bernie Sanders meets privately with Pope Francis

Women Centre Acting D-G dies at 57

Guatemalan ex-president linked to new corruption case

Scores trapped as Japan quakes toll hits 32

Brazil faces protests as impeachment vote looms

Two years after ferry tragedy, grieving relatives await salvage

Violence erupts at protests over French labour reforms

Bangladesh police arrest elderly editor for sedition

Saraki loses again as court dismisses case against CCT boss

Kaduna police arrest 458 suspects

NAFDAC arraigns agent over alleged fake drug importation

Non-passage of budget sends wrong signal to Nigerians, says Yadudu

Buhari’s government Is losing direction, says group

Friday, April 15, 2016

Court adjourns ruling in Tarfa’s case to April 20

NYCN carpets Elechi over attack on Umahi

Fate of Chibok girls remains unknown, says UN

There’s more compliance to asset declaration law under Buhari, says CCB

Navy reiterates readiness to curb oil theft

N780bn: Government will not frustrate MTN over fine, says AGF

APC berates Fayose for opposing china's financial aid

Made-in-Nigeria goods dominate neighbouring countries, says NEXIM bank boss

Nature of Buhari’s administration vindictive, unacceptable---IYC

NDLEA recovers 193 wraps of cocaine in passenger’s socks

Diversification of Nigeria’s economy urgent, says Buhari

Osinbajo, Dogara, meet to resolve budget impasse

Juliet Ibrahim: Life Beyond The Screen

Saraki's case is an abuse of court process, says judge

Lawyers slam Senate over CCT amendment bill

U.S. firm targets 2, 000 jobs for Nigerian women

Google, FAO aim to usher in new era of environmental literacy

Beninoise housekeeper arraigned for allegedly killing employer's mother

Belgian transport minister quits over airport security failings

Ghana steps up security amid Islamist terror attacks on neighbours

ICPC charges Nigerians on need to fight corruption

Man, 26, in court for allegedly assaulting ex-lover

Do not appoint politicians to head tourism parastatals, association tells Buhari

Lagos lawmaker slams Unilag authorities over students’ protest

Iran, Saudi discuss hajj safety after stampede

Oil falls as caution prevails before Doha

Fate of Chibok girls remains unknown says UN

Court strikes out Saraki's application to halt trial

Japan's Abe to soon meet Putin in Russia

Mugabe's party defends Zimbabwe leader after giant rally

Ngige tasks South-East governors on regional integration

Panama Papers claim new victim as Spain minister quits

Clinton, Sanders clash in acrimonious New York debate

Brazilian president loses last-ditch move to stop impeachment

North Korea missile launch fails on founder's birthday

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Saraki absent as Senate moves to review CCB, CCT Act

N1.5b transferred from NIMASA to various accounts, witness tells court

Women directors say gender disparity hurts businesses

NCC targets local, foreign firms in 2.6GHz spectrum auction

We’ll build resilient Nigerian cities, says President

How we plan to rescue 700m poor people globally, by World Bank President, Kim

Government cautious over ‘proof of life’ Chibok girls video, sends delegation to Chibok

Lagos to sign MoU on fourth Mainland Bridge in May

Why Buhari is strict on money matters, by Osinbajo

I share your pains, Buhari tells Chibok girls’ parents

Fuel scarcity persists despite govt’s promises

I wasn’t privy to Oronsaye’s secret account, says witness

Lagos CJ releases 31 more inmates

Scores feared dead, many injured in fresh Jukun, Tiv clash

Government will not destabilise MTN over N780b fine, says AGF

AMCON gets court’s nod to freeze Capital Oil , Gas accounts

Bank, 16 persons urge court to quash N327m fraud charge

Fayose urges China not to grant Nigeria’s $2b loan

Landlady declared wanted for allegedly setting tenant’s room ablaze

Ogun community seeks development with market

Atuche’s objection to N125b fraud case adjourned to April 22

Paris attacks suspect ‘had German nuclear papers’

European envoys arrive in Tripoli for talks

South ’African judge dismisses bid to block release of hero’s killer

Powerful earthquake in Japan leaves two dead, 45 injured

Cambridge royal couple on first visit in Bhutan

We needed to beat Enyimba, says Olorundare

Nigeria gets old foes, Japan, Sweden, Colombia

One known Ebola case left in Guinea after girl's discharge

FG mulls "definitive policy’’ to tackle herdsmen, farmers’ clashes

Belgian court jails top jihadist recruiter Zerkani for 15 years

Relatives of Germanwings crash victims sue suicide pilot's US school

I share your pains, Buhari tells parents of Chibok girls

MoU on 4th Mainland Bridge for signing in May - Ambode

Egyptian, Filipino kidnapped by pirates off Nigeria

Britain's William and Kate try archery in Bhutan

FG committed to fulfilling campaign promises, says Mohammed

Thousands protest against Mugabe in Zimbabwe capital

Court adjourns Oronsaye’s case till May 19

INEC fixes May 28 for Nasarawa House of Assembly bye-election

Appeal Court reinstates deposes Emir of Gwandu

Putin admits Panama Papers 'accurate,' blames US

Lawmaker assures of effective implementation of 2016 budget

Oil glut set to ease this year

Putin says Russian economy in 'grey' zone but reasons for optimism

'No evidence' to take action against Panama Papers law firm

More than 1,000 migrants storm border into Costa Rica

Drogba to sue UK paper over claims about his charity

IS group's 'cause is lost'

Chibok girls in 'proof of life' video

Clinton, Sanders face off in New York debate

Rebels kill 13 Yemen loyalists despite ceasefire

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

IGP directs nationwide update of police armouries

‘How Oronsaye used N190m diverted from govt’

Senate begins work on new PIB

Herdsmen refute crops’ destruction claims in Oyo communities

For executive-legislative amity, Reps may revisit 2016 Budget

Banks in brisk business with new naira notes, reject old bills

UN, AU agencies seek resource mobilisation for regional growth

UBTH to begin open-heart surgery soon, says CMD

President set to complete Mambilla hydro-power project

Police kill kidnap kingpins in Enugu

‘Iraq may soon reach a point beyond repair’

We’ll treat pipeline vandals like Boko Haram, Buhari warns

Trump accuses Republican leaders of conspiracy

Oshiomhole tasks INEC on Edo guber polls

EFCC continues seizure of properties in Abuja

NNPC spends $1.6b quarterly on fuel importation, regrets queues

Idris Wada won Kogi guber polls, witness tells tribunal

‘You can’t prosecute with military report on Ekiti guber polls’

States borrowed N12.9tn from banks in 2015, says NBS

‘Nigeria loses N577b yearly as tax incentives to firms’

NEITI boss, Adio, goes public with assets declaration

We ’ve not made much progress in MTN’s N780b fine negotiation’

Senate decries incessant fire disasters in markets

Mob lynches kidnap suspect in Kaduna

Bring Jos court order to me, minister tells Giwa

Zimbabwe may amend indigenisation law

Govt reiterates commitment to rescue Chibok girls two years after

DSS parades B’Haram leader Al-Barnawi’s deputy, impersonators of govt officials

Benue residents protest against invasion of farmlands, attacks by herdsmen

S’Sudan’s deputy rebel leader arrives in Juba, affirms peace

Nasarawa varsity ASUU rejects govt offer, continues strike

Ayetoro community’s stool still vacant, 14 months after

Buhari restates commitment to fight terrorism

Govt appoints Arhagba as PTI’s vice principal

NTS urges govt to step up control measures to curb TB

Channels TV’s Imo reporter rescued from kidnappers’ den

Assembly summons utility firm over arbitrary bills

Police raid Mossack Fonseca’s offices over Panama leaks

Strong earthquake shakes Myanmar

Timber dealers sue govt over planned eviction

Malawi declares state of emergency over drought

Gombe spends N1.6b on erosion control

Libya migrant build-up alarms EU

Uganda’s Panama Papers leaks reveal oversight gaps

Police smash kidnap gangs in Enugu state

Migrant deportations rise sharply in Germany

ICC's failure to try top Kenyan leaders spells 'doom'

Merkel won't attend refugee centre opening in Turkey

Oronsaye deposited N285m in fixed deposit account, says witness

Lagos CJ frees 153 prison inmates

NLC commends government on police recruitment

Three killed in Somalia market blast

Rouhani heads to Turkey for key Islamic summit

Dozens of Iraq MPs hold parliament sit-in

Belgium releases Paris attacks suspects without charge

IPMAN tasks FG on effective pipelines surveillance

Juncker raps Turkey over reaction to German satire

Buratai decries state of army barracks

China says Kenya deporting 45 Taiwanese to mainland

Oil falls after rally fuelled by output freeze hopes

Police sanction 20 officers for misconduct

Airforce strikes Boko Haram logistics base

Brazilian president brands VP a traitor, denounces 'coup'

Economic woes, threats from North shadow South Korea vote

Ambode inaugurates Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway streetlights

Clashes in Indian Kashmir after 3 civilians killed in army firing

Panel assures of fairness in spite of Shiite boycott

China exports rise for first time in nine months

Panama raids law firm at centre of tax leaks scandal

Giwa dares FIFA, vows to move into NFF secretariat today

Syria peace talks resume as violence surges

Inflation rises again to 12.8%

MTN not under obligation to pay N1.4tr fine, says justice minister

Government moves to decentralise treatment of chronic diseases

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Driver, conductor arraigned for allegdedly battering five VIO officials

Motorists seek urgent rescue of Apapa-Oshodi highway

Boroh denies exclusion of Itsekiri from amnesty programme

150MW of electricity stranded at C’River plant

Troops arrest three Boko Haram commanders, kill 22 others

Ugwuanyi, Elumelu call for southeast regional integration

Unending pain...as taps dry up petrol

UNIPORT students demand sacking of VC

Panel chair pledges fair hearing in Shiites, soldiers clash inquiry

EFCC rearraigns NAMA boss over N6.8b alleged theft

Navy foils another ship hijack, destroys illegal refineries in Delta

Don alerts to growing threat of agro-terrorism to national security

Buhari bemoans Nigeria’s trade imbalance with China

Local councils corrupt, mere appendages of states, says Osinbajo

Experts task government on increasing crude oil output, policies to attract investment

Nigerians, UNICEF remember Chibok girls, lament damage to girl-child education

10 months not enough for Buhari to deliver, says Gbajabiamila

How N150m was used to furnish Badeh’s son’s N330m duplex, by witness

No going back on budget, says Senate

Senate plans to amend CCT act, wants removal from control of SGF

Government to refund money spent by states on federal roads

Ajimobi okays death penalty for kidnappers

Female gospel singer found dead in hotel after ministration

Ronaldo hat-trick fires Real Madrid into semis

Army arrest 3 Boko Haram commanders, rescue 1,275 persons in Borno

39, 647 registered voters to participate in Wednesday FCT re-run election

Buhari orders creation of technical committees on new China-Nigeria on joint projects

Reps summon AGF, IGP over Kogi Assembly

Epileptic power : Association urges FG to review sale of power sector

No division in Adamawa APC, says Party Chieftain

Iraq PM delivers new cabinet list, angering some MPs

Italian PM in Iran in push to win back economic clout

Kogi House of Assembly suspends 10 members

Mile 12 market moves to new site in 6 months - Ambode

Fire destroys 2,375 shops in Sokoto, Zamfara and Kebbi

US to partner Nigeria on rebuilding North East

Car bomb in Lebanon's Sidon kills Palestinian official

CBN reaches agreement with China's ICBC on yuan

Syria truce strained on eve of fresh peace talks

Religious Bill: Archbishop of Lagos tells El-Rufai to listen to advice

UNICEF raises alarm over number of child suicide bombers

Austria prepares for migrant influx at Italian border

Belgium charges two new Brussels attacks suspects

Nigerian Navy averts ship hijack, destroys illegal refineries in Niger Delta

Promote processed raw materials before exports

Panama Papers reveal spies used Mossack Fonseca

Modern innovation makes arts attractive for youth employment

Five killed in Burundi market attack

Motorists abandon vehicles as fuel scarcity bites harder

Osun closes unregistered private hospitals, others

Failure teaches you a lot, says Tonye Cole in Forbes Africa interview

Afghan Taliban announce start of 'spring offensive'

One killed, 47 injured in Turkey car bombing

Suicide bomber kills 5 Yemen army recruits in Aden

Yen eases after intervention comments by Japan's Aso

Brazil impeachment committee backs ousting Rousseff

Monday, April 11, 2016

Kaduna SSG tells panel how 347 bodies got mass burial

African Bar leaders want focus on political, economic reforms

Scores killed in Taraba, as Fulani Herdsmen attack villages

500,000 apply for 10,000 police jobs in 12 days

Kalu’s trial over diversion of N5.6b begins May 16

Nigeria to lead sub-Sahara's economic rebound, says World Bank

Police take over NFF secretariat, bar visitors from Glass House

ECOWAS Court rules in favour of Dasuki over illegal detention by government

How Jonathan paid N400m into Metuh’s corporate account, by witness

Information Ministry, 70 MDAs fail FOI compliance test

Buhari arrives in China for state visit

CBN decries N630b food import bill

Three UNIPORT students feared killed as police quell protest

Tompolo wants court to void sections of criminal justice law

National Assembly pads CCB’s budget by over N4 billion

Maitama Sule wants more refineries as fuel scarcity persists

‘Why government should not renew Manitoba’s contract’

Assembly raises the alarm over imported intoxicating ‘non-alcoholic’ drinks

Government UN engage private sector on sustainable development

‘Proliferation of narrow youth groups eroding Scout’s heritage in Nigeria’

World Bank seeks Nigeria’s ratification of TFA

Army begins simulation exercise on Kaduna-Bauchi road today

UNIILORIN to offer free adult education to host community

Lagos begins prosecution of tax offenders

INEC set for rerun polls in Abuja tomorrow

‘Provide pedestrian bridge at Toyota Bus Stop’

KAI enforces use of pedestrian bridge in Lagos

Prince William makes Indian pancake, royal couple meets ‘awestruck’ fan

Zimbabwe cracks down on online dissent

FIFA writes NFF on Jos ruling, threatens to sanction Nigeria

Five detained over India fireworks blast

Egypt ex-minister jailed for corruption

George Osborne publishes tax return as Cameron faces MPs

A law court is fundamentally competent when properly constituted -Part 4

I am still in PDP - Nwodo

Lagos State persecutes tax defaulters

Netanyahu admits Israel hit Hezbollah-bound arms in Syria

347 unknown corpses committed to mass burial, killed during Shiite/Army clash

Panama 'willing to cooperate fully' over finance scandal

Brazil impeachment commission votes on president's fate

UNIPORT Senate shuts down varsity

Four Libya oilfields close, workers strike in a fifth

2016 budget not rejected by executive - Presidency

Saudi King receives red carpet treatment on Turkey visit

We will conduct credible LG polls

Shippers' Council urges trade partners to grow economies of nations

Pirates abduct six Turkish crew off Nigeria

Why I control traffic - DPO

ECOWAS court to hear Dasuki case

Obama calls Libya his 'worst mistake'

Tensions as Greece, Macedonia trade blame for tear gas incident

Saudi king ends landmark Egypt visit with firm support to Sisi

Kebbi federal lawmakers donate N10m to victims of fire

Cameron faces MPs over offshore dealings row

AFAN urges youths to embrace farming

Borno unfolds post insurgency plans

'Three suicide bombers' attack police station in south Russia

South Sudan rebels in Juba as part of peace deal

Warring sides pledge support as Yemen truce begins

Oil prices rise in Asia as Doha meeting, US report loom

Brazil president's fate on knife edge in impeachment vote

Yen advances despite efforts to cool safe-haven currency

Kerry pays landmark visit to Hiroshima atomic bomb memorial

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Ijaw youths warn EFCC against alleged plan to arrest Jonathan

NNPC withheld $4.2b proceeds in second half of 2015, says report

Govt to simplify access to land for solid mineral investors

Lagos schools resume today, govt launches online access to state laws

Presidency, N’Assembly move to end rift over 2016 budget

Sani charges govt on good governance

UK’s Cameron publishes tax details as pressure grows

Govt targets four areas for growth in budget

Dogara restates Reps’ support for anti-graft war

Stock index provider to delist Nigeria as forex crisis lingers

AGF faults Kogi House of Assembly’s closure

Kaduna’s poultry project will produce 1 million eggs weekly, say investors

Court adjourns hearing on Mile 12 riot to May 23

Pharmacists want access to forex for drug makers

Battered lawyer transferred to LUTH

Interbank rates fall amid N519b NDIC premium, CRR debits, forex provisions

Nigeria tasks African leaders on loan affordability to farmers

Fuel scarcity: Relief not so much

Troops rescue 14 women, kids from Boko Haram

‘MTN’s posting of Visafone customers to GSM platform temporary’

Lagos indigenes form new pressure group to tackle marginalisation

Heart transplant to end as stem cell therapy halves deaths from heart failure

NFF crisis: Keyamo asks government to arrest Giwa if he attempts to breach law

Govt pledges completion of 400MW dam in Taraba

Group decries refusal to swear in elected lawmakers in Bayelsa

Brussels bomber aimed to attack Paris

Strong earthquake hits Afghanistan

Enugu, herdsmen move to curb frequent clashes

S’Sudan army chief’s comments spark controversy

Activist wants Alamieyeseigha’s dreams fulfilled

Police probing alleged murder of woman in Lagos

Scores die in crowded Indian temple fire

Refugees tear-gassed at Macedonia-Greece border

Angolan police block anti-govt protests

Don’t undermine the girl-child, Makinde warns

Yobe partners Nigeria-Turkish education institutions

Orji wants Nigerians to return to agriculture

Why govt is merging ministries, by BPSR

Fayose cautions against VAT rate increase

Ikeja Rotary donates toilet, borehole to school

Chad votes with longtime president seeking fifth term

‘S’Africa’s ANC losing supporters’ confidence’

Anglican communion to regulate conduct of members in politics

Lagos state government needs $3.5bn to execute Water Master Plan

UniAbuja VC denies probe of Distance Learning Centre

Sierra Leone on alert after new Ebola cases

Belgian jihadist cell 'proof of very high threats to France'

Lawmaker advocates fire extinguisher in each building in Lagos

Clinton and Trump: friends, foes or frenemies?

'Dozens hurt' as police tear gas migrants on Greek border

Panama Papers: Putin's cellist friend says 'invests in musicians'

Fayose warns FG against increasing VAT

Firm lauds ICPC over recovery of N39m paid for fake land

APC tells Sylva to respect, work with Bayelss exco

King Salman calls for joint fight against 'terrorism'

Ukraine PM Yatsenyuk announces resignation

SERAP gives CCB 14 days to investigate Panama Papers claims

Cruz sweeps Colorado, Sanders wins Wyoming

Yemen: Shiite, Sunni militants fuel chaos

Chad holds presidential election as Deby vies to extend rule

Who's who in the race to be UN chief

Singapore Prime Minister feuds in public with sister

Saturday, April 09, 2016

DSS confirms arrest of UN building bomber

Nigeria’s sugar import to reduce by N35bn in 2018

PDP, APC mistakes may propel new political party

You are ‘flogging a dead horse’, NFF tells Giwa

Nigeria’s electricity debacle

Fuel scarcity may resurface after ‘cosmetic solution’

I won’t be stampeded out of office, vows Saraki

This is time to strengthen inter-state competitiveness

Why Africa must worry over panama papers, by Mbeki

Rain disrupts voting process in Abuja councils election

Panama papers: How offshore accounts could hurt Nigerian economy

Emefiele stopped use of private jet since 2015, says CBN

Budget to wait another week over discrepancies

Ikpeazu elevates Aba committee to parastatal

EFCC goes after ex Ebonyi legislators

Tears, encomiums as Alamieyeseigha is laid to rest

Gov. Obiano seeks partnership with Ethiopian Airline on cargo airport

Internet users reduce to 93.7m in February, says NCC

Pakistan ends search for 23 people trapped by landslide

Britain urges China to cut steel production

WhatsApp toughens encryption after Apple-FBI row

Pope announces trips to Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia

We are ready for rainy season, says LASG

Focus on farmers for effective economic diversification - Don

Somalia car bomb blast kills at least three

Alameiyeseigh laid to rest in Amassoma

Head-on bus crash kills 24 in Zambia

Mystery Paris suspect - and Brussels attack 'man in hat'?

Philippine militants wound 22 soldiers in clash after freeing Italian

Indian politician beaten to death after election rally

FCT Elections: 2 injured, 500 ballot papers missing in Kwali

Somalia executes two Shebab fighters for killing journalist

Passenger dies aboard Dubai-bound Qantas flight

FG pledges to support victims of S/Gari market fire disaster

British PM admits he mishandled offshore revelations

Buhari visits China, to discuss development of infrastructure with Jinping

Iran says US, not Tehran, damaging the Middle East

Buhari tasks Armed Forces on war against insurgency

First migrant drownings in Aegean since EU-Turkey deal

Qaeda ambush kills at least 20 Yemeni soldiers

Card Reader malfunction delays accreditation, voting in Abaji

After primaries, a bleak election landscape for Trump

FCT Elections: Vulnerable groups receive priority attention in Kwali

Kerry arrives in Kabul on unannounced visit to support unity government

Freed Italian hostage leaves Philippines hospital

Hunger, power cuts in Zimbabwe, Zambia as lake level hits record low

North Korea successfully tested ballistic missile engine

Sex trade less visible, but alive and well in northern Europe

Syrian civilians return to ravaged town retaken from IS

Sudan's Darfur votes in referendum boycotted by rebels

Mexico music video showing woman murder sparks outrage

DR Congo expels US researcher

Afghan Taliban chief consolidates power before annual offensive

US fight goes on with Apple over iPhone access

Waje: the diva, activist, and mother

Investor pledges $30m for Oyo Agriculture initiative

Friday, April 08, 2016

Over 18,000 youths benefit from foundation's ICT programme

Group backs Jonathan, Buratai on war against Insurgency

62,303 voter's participate in Osun bye election today

Almajiri: No justification sending children away from home, says Bello

BSU Vice Chancellor denies plan for up ward review of sessional fees.

I don’t have any preferred candidate, says Jang.

NDLEA arrest 24 for drug trafficking in Bayelsa

Adeyemi defects to APC

Lawyers' Forum N/E adopts Gadzama as candidate for NBA's Presidency in July

Islamic Group, Shiites condemn military for releasing just two for burial

Fuel Scarcity, A gang up by elements bent to sabotage Buhari, says Rep

Boko Haram: BMSG commends military on its exploits

Paris Attacks: key suspect 'arrested'

No respite in Delta, as petrol goes for N250 per litre

Ebonyi: Residents resort to trekking long distances

Enugu residents in blame game

Power outage worsens scarcity in Benue

Scarcity worsens in Kwara

Expert charges NASS on competition laws to address regulatory issues

JOHESU kicks against plan to sack 1,000 members

Local meter manufacturers committed to FG metering initiative

Subscribers applaud Glo Data Services

Ooni crowns Oba Adediwura as Obalufe of Ife

ntel begins operation in Lagos, Abuja

Fayose faults FG’s plan to fund 2016 Budget with N1.84tr loan

Anger, frustrations in Rivers

Osinbajo presides as FEC scrutinises 2016 Budget

NNPC intensifies monitoring of PMS sale at filling stations

Petrol scarcity abates in Lagos, marketers sell above regulated price

Again, Fulani herdsmen swoop on Falae’s farm

Tears, encomiums as slain Corps Member is buried

Olisa Agbakoba, Falana, lead Aluko/Oyebode to semifinals

FIFA’s hammer looms again, as court sacks NFF Board

Ministry pledges assistance in establishment of maritime bank

UK's Cameron slips in polls amid tax saga

Trump can win before Republican convention

IS spreading like cancer, Ebola

Madagascan PM and government resign amid political tension

EFCC arrests two fake operatives

NAF committed to tackling security challenges

Portugal minister quits over Facebook 'slap' threat

INEC vows to resist forces against its mandate

Court adjourns as accused found with suspected charms in dock

Ministers to study 2016 budget details, says Lai Mohammed

Saudi, Egypt agree to build bridge over Red Sea

FG to open up 200 dams for irrigation -- Ogbeh

South Africa government to appeal Bashir immunity ruling

International organization to spend N1bn on water in 2016

Court sacks Pinnick, board

Mark at 68 dedicates life to God, less privileged

Lagos trains 300 primary, secondary schools' science teachers

Lawmaker urges Nigerians to be patient with Buhari

'We love you' but you've got to go, Greece tells migrants at Pireaus

Pope calls for compassionate Church open to `imperfect' Catholics

No NSCDC officer involved in Lagos filling station shooting -- Spokesperson

Myanmar court frees student activists after Suu Kyi pledge

Pope's new guidelines on love, sex and marriage

Rehabilitation camp for Boko Haram fighters to open in April

World Bank to mobilise $25b to fight climate change in developing countries

Newly launched guardian.ng site generates 2.3m traffic, shines at award

South Africa cheers as new dollar bond oversubscribed

Colombia court paves way for same-sex marriage

Lagos Government to promote use of local building materials

Farmer counsel youths on commercial farming

Girl-child education is security for Nigeria’s economic prosperity – legal practitioner

Kerry visits Iraq for talks on war against IS

Oil prices rise in Asia as output meeting approaches

Obama plunged ever deeper into 2016 election

Yen dips against dollar as Tokyo warns over strength

Toyota rolls out special Corolla for 50th anniversary

Thursday, April 07, 2016

Magu vows to get to the root of Haliburton, other cases

Deaths by medical mistakes rise as only five per cent get reported

Hope as Lagos port receives 257, 138. 679mt of PMS

‘Cloud technology to save businesses $150b’

Buhari gets details of 2016 budget

EFCC arraigns NAMA boss over alleged N2.8b theft

Police restrict movement tomorrow in Abuja over council polls

At Alamieyeseigha’s lecture, Niger Deltans demand true federalism

Ekweremadu contests suit on alleged forged Senate rule

Arsenal signs another Nigerian youngstar

Presidency plans new law on research council, science fund

Military pension board raises the alarm on fake portal

My name not mentioned in Panama leaks, says Mark

Lagos lawyer loses eye in another police brutality

Court restrains church, parties in N980 million land suit

Wike, APC trade words over alleged misuse of N3tr on ill-fated projects

Witness says Orubebe did not declare Asokoro District property

DPR denies revenue report on 26 oil firms

Japan grants Nigeria $900m to secure land borders

Court grants Ibinabo bail in manslaughter case

UNILAG students protest against water scarcity, outage

Group decries killing of Igbo by Fulani herdsmen

Buhari to attend Katsina economic summit

Court dissolves 20-year-old marriage

Fayose tackles INEC over plans for offences’ panel

Mandela’s ex-wife, Winnie, loses inheritance bid

Bariga APC elders seek more development

NSCDC debunks story of personnel killing at FESTAC fuel station

Buhari in first official meeting with Economic Management Team

Institute holds women directors forum

CBN disburses N16.4b to farmers in new agric scheme

Police arrest three kidnappers in Delta

‘Compensation over Abuja-Kaduna railway ready’

‘Delta to issue C of O in 90 days’

Court releases travel documents to Haliru Bello

‘N360m railway right of way compensation ready’

Buhari urges doctor to shelve planned strike

EFCC arraigns NAMA boss, others over N2.8 bn fraud

Cameron admits he profited from father's offshore fund

"System failure'' responsible for fuel crisis - Rep. Odebunmi

Kerry urges Iran to help end wars in Yemen, Syria

Board to refund N41m to 2,374 pilgrims in Jigawa

Syria peace talks pushed back to April 13

Presidency begins pre-retirement training for employees

Transport fares remain high in Lagos, despite appreciable fuel availability

Brazilian bribe money funded Rousseff's reelection

CAS reaffirms commitment to reposition Nigerian Air Force

NAFDAC seals 4 sachet water coys in Niger

Army unveils locally made bomb detonator

Turkey will ditch migrant deal if EU breaks promises

NFF resolves to work for Super Eagles qualifications for 2018 World Cup

King Salman starts Egypt visit

Ensure free, credible elections in FCT, groups plead with INEC

Obasanjo denies signing budgets without details

Army/Shiite panel adjourns sitting till April 11

Putin denies Panama Papers' claims of corruption in inner circle

FG bans ministers, others, from flying first class

Stakeholders urge Kaduna Govt to invest in entertainment industry

Oil marketers commence petrol loading at Apapa depots

Pope to visit Lesbos, Greek island on frontline of Europe's migrant crisis

Mandela's ex-wife loses court bid to claim his home

Lawmaker advises ministry to step up monitoring, supervision

Sudan's Bashir says to step down in 2020

Iran's Rouhani says radical talk won't deliver results

We will make graduates wealth creators - Ambode

Key stakeholders pledge support to Kaduna Govt's investment initiatives

KLT Customs Controller bags award for transition of ICT Unit

African Union readmits Central Africa after 3-year suspension

Kerry tells Bahrain respect for human rights 'essential'

Charity warns of chronic medical shortages in South Sudan

Plateau spends N20bn to fix federal roads, Official says

Group pledges to bridge energy deficit in Nigeria

New Iceland government to take over, protests continue

Healthy eating guarantees baby’s well-being at birth, beyond -- Experts

EU suggests June summit delay over Brexit vote clash

Argentine president's foes seek Panama Papers probe

Yen rallies against dollar after Us Federal Reserve minutes

Zuma's ex-wife touted as possible South African president

China largest market for Panama Papers law firm

‘Chevron explosion a technical error’

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

‘Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire has no link with sealed parkview mansion’

Labour plans one-day nationwide protest against electricity tariff increase, anti-unionism in Kaduna

Government unfolds roadmap for agricultural sector

Burial activities for Alamieyeseigha begin today

Danjuma named in Panama Papers leaks

Police move to check misuse of firearms

How Ikechukwu died protecting his jerry can of petrol

Group urges CJN, NJC, to investigate Metuh’s petition against trial judge

Senators split over Saraki’s fate, rule out impeachment

1.6m Nigerians live with diabetes as disease kills over 40,000

Zidane fuming as Real crash at Wolfsburg

AGF queries Senate panel’s stance on probe of MTN’s fine

Crisis looms at OAU over appointment of VC

Government bars ministers, permanent secretaries from flying first class

Fares rise by 200 per cent as fuel scarcity persists

Saraki got salaries, pension as governor till 2015, says witness

NASS submits 2016 budget details to presidency, says plan is implementable

Wike inaugurates panel to probe violence at Rivers rerun

EFCC arrests Jonathan’s cousin over $40m contract

Army denies alleged protest by anti-terror troops over water

Iwobi wants to be part of Siasia’s Rio 2016 team

Traders protest against removal of leaders

Kaduna compensates families of workers killed in bomb blast

Oyo workers isssue 24-hour deadline on pay arrears

Angola, hit by collapse of oil prices, seeks IMF aid

Putin launches bid to rehabilitate Soviet legacy

Swiss police search UEFA offices in Panama Papers fallout

Islamic State's oil revenues 'slashed' by air strikes

Civil Defence corp kills boy, other over fuel

Syria talks 'doomed' unless Assad fate on table

CBAAC says patronising ``Made-in-Nigeria’’ goods will boost foreign exchange earnings

Ekiti works commissioner resigns

Saraki authorised transfer of 3.4m dollars to U.S., witness tells court

Seme Customs Command generates N963.7m in March

Turkmenistan introduces mandatory pre-marital HIV tests

Troops rescue 11,595 Boko Haram hostages in February, March

32 Indonesian companies woo Nigerians to new products

Cruz invigorates anti-Trump camp with win in Wisconsin

Nigeria Army Aviation Corps will soon be operational - COAS

French lawmakers set to approve contested ban on paying for sex

Buhari to get details of 2016 budget within two weeks

Buhari urges States to do background checks on foreign investors

Lawmaker calls for quick passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB)

Economist backs Buhari on 2016 appropriation bill

NGO wants FG to empower IDPs with skills

University don tasks media on coverage of rural areas

Iceland's Pirate Party gets wind in its sails on Panama Papers scandal

Stakeholders decry abuse of siren on highways

Ijaw youths urge Legislators to oppose the removal of HCD Fund from the Petroleum Industry Bill

18 dead in Syrian rebel shelling on Kurdish area

"Operation Pulo Shield" saddened over death of 2 soldiers in Bayelsa

Labour wades into Caverton Helicopters, aviation union face-off

Fragile truce holds in Karabakh after 4 days of deadly clashes

Ondo State to tackle unemployment through agriculture

Ambode appeals to residents over fuel crisis, power

Pope set to visit refugees in Greece as deportations stall

Netanyahu looks to changing Africa for new Israeli allies

Destroying IS group my 'top priority'

Libya unity govt cements control after rival cedes power

Japan's Abe rules out intervention as yen sits at 17-month high

'Panama Papers' law firm says 'hacked by servers abroad'

Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders win Wisconsin

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

INEC lists odds ahead of 69 elections this weekend

Enugu police arrest suspected members of killer squad

Gunmen raid police station in Rivers

Government sets up rehab camp for repentant B’Haram members

‘Why army generals may not contest compulsory retirement’

Fuel queues end by weekend, says Kachikwu

Saraki’s trial begins as CCT sets aside Appeal Court order

Govt’s directive threatens C’River’s $3.5b super highway, seaport projects

Minister dismisses planned strike by resident doctors

South Africa seeks stronger ties with Nigeria 

‘Infrastructure investment is key to nation’s survival’

Fayose, Aluko truce can’t stop perjury case, says Ekiti attorney-general

Government urges Nigerian researchers, scientists in diaspora to return home

NNPC shops for investors for ethanol plant

Nigerian elected into world council on torture victims

Alao-Akala recalls Adewusi as an inspiration to all who served under him

Kaduna grants more time to panel on Shiites, soldiers clash

Entrepreneur proffers solution to herdsmen, farmers clashes

Monarch laments tragedies in Igala nation

Ademola Mauyan needs N6.5 million for cochlea implant

Pa Oyewole, teacher extraordinaire, goes home in tribute blaze

Anti-Trump forces look for breakthrough in Wisconsin

S’Africa’s president, Zuma, survives impeachment vote

Two airplanes collide at Jakarta airport

28 die in floods in remote Ethiopian regions

Oshoala, Ordega to lead Falcons’ attack against Senegal

For Okonta, there is no road ahead

Head of Transparent Chile resigns over Panama Papers

Turkey says next migrant transfer delayed, blames Greece

Saraki: I will be vindicated if...

Man in court for allegedly stealing Etisalat's backup batteries

I benefitted most from late IGP Adewusi -- Alao Akala

Five dead, 13 injured in Rio gas explosion

Gunmen kill soldier, kidnap expatriates in Bayelsa

NOA set for FCT elections on April 9

Pakistan Prime Minister to investigate Panama Papers claims

Gov Gaidam challenge UNIMAID on Boko Haram

Kachikwu reiterates commitment to end fuel scarcity

Icelandic PM resigns in wake of Panama Papers scandal

Cleric supports proposal to regulate preaching, religious activities

Fayose, Aluko truce can't stop perjury case, says Ekiti AG

Fuel scarcity is killing our business

5 men arraigned for unlawful possession of firearms

Centre to empower two million youths

Iceland PM threatens to dissolve parliament, call new elections

Death toll from Pakistan rains rises to 71

Police declare State of Emergency in Kaduna

Fuel attendant allegedly absconds with employers N100,000

'Powerful force' behind Panama Papers

Saudi Arabia bans Iran's Mahan Air over safety

FG to hold summit on culture, tourism

Coy, FIRS, to adopt addresses over N48.5m excess tax May 10

Gov. Ayade urges FG action on 260km Superhighway

Travellers, airport users groan as shuttle operators hike fares

Plateau Assembly condemns neglect of community by mining coys

NIWA urges LASG to obey court order on regulation of dredgers

Train blast kills one passenger in SW Pakistan

Quality food can enhance sleep

Kaduna Govt extends time for investigation of Shiite/Army clash

Suicide bomber kills at least 6 in eastern Afghanistan

Chamber of commerce urge to introduce cultural displays at trade fair

Cameron under pressure over family wealth

Yen heads to 18-month high aganst dollar

Myanmar's Suu Kyi to meet China counterpart in FM debut

Wisconsin up for grabs as Trump, Clinton seek upsets

South Africa's Zuma faces impeachment move in parliament

US Navy seizes Iranian weapons bound for Yemen rebels

47 Indian police get life in prison for killing Sikh pilgrims

Monday, April 04, 2016

Rebuilding N’East to cost N1tr, say govt, UN, EU, W’Bank

Still tears for Pamela Onyeukwu, one year after

Experts warn African nations against foreign loans

Cattle breeders allege abduction of five herdsmen in Abia

Greece demands IMF explanation over leaked debt transcript

NFF, Dalung meet over foreign coach, state of Nigerian football

Global warming threatens $13.2tr world’s assets

‘100% made-in-Nigerian car possible in five years’

Arrested B’Haram deputy leader moved to Abuja

Economy still gloomy as job, production crises worsen

Govt, Bi-courtney open talks on Lagos-Ibadan expressway project

New leaks on overseas deals indict Nigerian, world leaders

Govt’s JV funding gulps N833.8b

Greece begins deporting migrants to Turkey

TB epidemic hits Anambra, as over 2000 patients receive treatment

Fayose in surprise peace deal with Aluko

Military rescue captured colleague, kill four pirates in Bayelsa

Marketers begin fuel import amid forex challenges

Residents seek bridge to link Ishawo, Ibafo

S’Africa’s ruling party in crisis talks over Zuma scandal

Five-year-old becomes latest Ebola victim in Liberia

Nigeria steps up preparations for UN meeting on ending AIDS

Suspected Islamic State attacks kill 60 in Iraq

Kwara police declare war on cultism

Yemeni president fires PM ahead of talks with rebels

I did not compare Trump to Hitler, says Sanders

Govt begins repair of failed Warri-Benin expressway

NJC queries Justice Yunusa over alleged judicial abuse

Al-Makura appoints sole administrators for local councils

Keke NAPEP operators lament multiple levies, extortion by secirity agencies

ICAO pledges support for aviation industry

Technician arraigned for fraudulently obtaining money from Leke Pitan

Shiites deny alliance with B’Haram to attack military formations, other targets

Scores die as flash floods ravage northwest Pakistan

‘Osinbajo displayed leadership qualities in school’

Don’t remove 10% oil-producing areas’ fund from PIB, IYC warns

NCAA warns airlines against flight cancellations

APC voids Sylva’s suspension

Edo widow alleges police’s complicity in husband’s demise

Lokpobiri denies buying ministerial position from Sylva

Foundation decries reading culture, donates learning materials

Chamber identifies with govt’s economic diversifition move

NDDC decries gender disparity

Borno Govt to construct mega primary schools in senatorial zones

Resident doctors to commence indefinite strike April 25 – Association

Alaska Air Group to merge with Virgin America in $4bn deal

Plateau govt. issues alert to new attack strategy by insurgents

Resident doctors to commence indefinite strike April 25

Ex-sports minister wants FG to reconsider scrapping of NSC

Cleric urges Nigerians to embrace hard work, creativity to trigger change

We have presidential directive to revive textile sector, says minister of state

Ukraine's Poroshenko denies breaking law by having secret accounts

Adamawa APC assures LG aspirants of level playing field

Woman who allegedly shielded son from justice gets N50,000 bail

Icelandic PM refuses to resign amid Panama Papers leak

Nigerian Army solicits IPCR support on research development

African leaders' relatives named in Panama Papers

Cleric wants tertiary education to promote entrepreneurship

52-year old lawyer in court for alleged N10m fraud

ICPC, Peace Institute to form coalition against corruption, violence

Officials in Latin America linked to 'Panama Papers'

Fighting erupts in Congo capital, thousands flee

72,000 jobs created in Kaduna via school feeding programme, says Commisioner

Putin, Russia 'main target' of Panama Papers leaks says Kremlin

Petrol scarcity grounds commercial activities in Ondo State

'Nigeria's problems cannot be solved in one year'

Italy PM Matteo Renzi to visit Iran next week

Hollande promises French probes into Panama Papers cases

Kaduna to regulate operations of private schools

Local govt. earmarks N1m to replace water pumps, Jigawa

Nigerian troops arrest six terrorists, rescue 275 people

MTN includes World Panel SunStream in new bundle

Council urges Buhari to address power, investment during China visit

Monarch tasks policy makers to back girl child education

Iceland's Prime Minister urged to resign after Panama Papers leak

Police station torched during clashes in Congo capital

First Syrians arrive in Germany under EU-Turkey pact

Suicide bombings against Iraqi forces kill at least 10

Bring back our school: anger in Chibok over lack of education

Jackie Chan, Amitabh Bachchan named in Panama Papers leak

Panama Papers: secret accounts of the rich and powerful

Panama Papers: huge tax leak exposes Putin aides, world leaders

Sunday, April 03, 2016

Buhari to receive visiting ICAO president today

Pregnant woman, four others die on Lagos Badagry

Army sacks general over Ekiti guber election

Sylva’s suspension ‘laughable’, says APC

Suffering in the land: no fuel, no power

The Guardian wins .ng media excellence award

North deceived Nigerians, pushed Jonathan

Court grants bail to detained farmers over clash with herdsmen

Osoba reconciles with APC

PDP, APC berate INEC over Rivers’

PDP’s zoning of presidency to north on course

Sovereign wealth fund rises to N213.674b

Government rules out fuel price increase, return of subsidy

Budget details, Saraki’s trial may pit Buhari against lawmakers

Turkish airlines gets 21-day ultimatum to comply with CPC’s

Braithwaite initiated youths into participatory politics

Anti-corruption war and money politics in Nigeria

Obasanjo seeks good governance in Africa

Super Eagles to play two friendly games in June

Ikpeazu wants government to ban food importation

Army arrests leader of Boko Haram splinter group, Al-Barnawi

Lawmaker advises Buhari to ensure looters are presecuted

Civil society groups urge NASS to disregard Gender and Equal Opportunity Bill

Israel records stable growth, lowest jobless in decades

South Africa parliament to consider Zuma impeachment

Maldives police arrest 16 independent journalists

FRSC says Mobile Court is vital tool for traffic management

Commander attributes troop’s successes to improved welfare

Army seizes key IS bastion in central Syria

NLC says reoccurring fuel scarcity have adverse effect on workers productivity

Rains kill 24 in NW Pakistan

NSCDC arrests 15 suspected oil thieves in C/River

30 petrol stations renew licences in A/Ibom, says DPR

Greece in countdown for controversial EU-Turkey migrant returns

Producer coordination would stabilise oil prices: Kuwait

No increment in prices of petrol, kerosene, says PPPRA

NULGE commends Gov Shettima for prioritsing workers welfare

Powerful quake hits off Vanuatu, tsunami threat warning lifted

NNPC gets 41% allocation for supply of PMS- PPPRA

NYSC wants Borno Govt. to tap potential of corps members

NSCDC nabs 2 IDPs for alleged foodstuff theft in Borno

Australia opposes Trump's Asia nuclear policy

Kerry to visit Hiroshima nuclear memorial

Failure to sell Olympic seats is Brazil's big ticket headache

Brussels Airport reopens with three flights, tighter security

Mass grave of victims of IS found in Syria's Palmyra

Syria's Assad says willing to hold early presidential vote

US military training 'dozens' of moderate Syrian rebels

Three dead after Thai train crashes into tour bus: police

Erdogan says offended by Obama's press freedom rebuke

Fighting erupts in Nagorno-Karabakh, dozens of casualties reported

Saturday, April 02, 2016

Syrian Military uncovers Mass Grave in Palmyra

India considers possible murder charges in overpass collapse

Iwobi outshines Ighalo as the Gunners wallop Watford

Group chides EFCC for ‘wrong’ approach to Anti-Graft War  

‘FRSC not out to frustrate State Traffic Agencies’

How mothers can contribute to Nation Building, by Buhari

Ogun assures of developmental agenda on land administration

Safety Conference canvasses disaster mitigation

APC and its many battles...contending challenges of inclusion

Lagos promotes wealth creation strategies for residents

Troops destroy Boko Haram Bomb-Making Factory, rescues 21  

Kano leads in under-5 Mortality Rate

UN Chief Economist predicts Nigeria’s bright future, despite challenges

Anxiety over planned Integrity Test on houses in Lekki Gardens

Osinbajo, Tinubu extol Braitwaite’s virtues

Groups hail Senate for rejecting Gender and Equality Bill

Buhari restates commitment to diversifying economy

Why Barkindo may emerge OPEC scribe

Stone us if we fail after two years, says Momoh

Lagos to begin repair works on Apapa-Oshodi Expressway soon

S.Africa anti-apartheid stalwart asks Zuma to step down

Greece wants IMF explanations over Wikileaks report

Al-Makura appoints sole administrators for 11 LGAs

Integrated oil and gas $116m refinery ready 2016 - GMD

Security council urges UN chief to explore options for police deployment to Burundi

Ban urges international community to confront global nuclear terrorism

Turkey detains 'perpetrator of Diyarbakir car bombing': report

Turkey 'building centres' for migrants returned under EU deal

Bowie the eclectic celebrated in star tribute

Nigeria committed to cutting food importaion, says Buhari

Gunmen kidnap Malaysian ship crew: reports

Russian tourist killed by a crocodile in Indonesia

Two killed in Philippines as police disperse drought protest

Police general becomes Vietnam's new president

Trump says US abortion laws 'set' for now

Stop attacking Super Eagles, Amuneke pleads with Nigerians

Friday, April 01, 2016

N. Korean leader guides new anti-air weapon system: Pyongyang

Obama issues stark warning on nuclear terrorism

Let’s work together for equal opportunity – Ban Ki-moon

Minister seeks end to incessant strikes in health sector

Buhari reaffirms Nigeria’s commitment to global fight against terror

Braithwaite for burial on April 28

Enugu muslims debunk alleged forceful conversion of girl to Islam

Zuma apologises, offers to repay state funds

Again, IMF ‘Paints’ gloomy outcome for Nigeria in 2016

The fall f the Super Eagles and a season of apologies!

Religious Bill Could Precipitate Crisis In Kaduna, Sani Warns

Buhari must stop needless foreign trips, says Fayose

Tanker accident causes gridlock in Lagos

All migration trends are not troublesome

Lawyers, Doctors offer free services to girl raped by Father 

Nigerians should learn from South Africa over Zuma’s indictment

Monarch Blames Mismanagement For Continuous Power Outage

Wike suspends commissioner for works

Stakeholders laud FAAN over ICAO audit success

There was no election in Ebonyi, say Elechi

Ohanaeze leaders, Okorocha meet , intensify search for Igbo unity

Police arrest drug lord with Marijuana inside Car Tyre

LAGBUS drivers protest restrictions, poor welfare

Enugu gov, labour minister advocate coordinated efforts in economic diversification

Shi’ite Muslims abandon jumat worship in Katsina over Soldiers presence

Obasanjo tasks governors on performance

Nigeria set to establish Naval Base in Lake Chad

‘Do justice to sexual abuse case in Queens College’

Fuel scarcity: DPR closes 15 filling stations in Kano

WAMCO hosts couples to dinner

Fire guts milk company in Lagos

Lagos company urges FG to punish electricity thieves

Saudi says will only freeze oil output if Iran, others do

‘Stop scooping fuel from accident tankers,’ LASEMA boss warns Nigerians

Obama says will 'take time' for Iran to rejoin global economy

INEC did not disqualify PDP candidate - REC

New Ebola case confirmed in Liberian capital

Fire razes market in Kano

'No more survivors' in India flyover collapse, five detained

'No negotiations, no surrender,' says Boko Haram in new video

Minister directs LUTH management to de-congest accident, emergency unit

FG aims to attain food security, says Onu

NABTEB, NATA to collaborate on skills acquisition, certification of artisans

Stock market investors lose N1.1 billion in Q1

'Recruitment of 10,000 policemen will address youth unemployment'

Communities protest a year power outage in Kaduna

WHO says meningitis epidemic kills over 60 in Niger

New clashes on Greek 'hotspot' island ahead of planned migrant returns

AU chief Dlamini-Zuma won't run for 2nd term

Hundreds vaccinated against Ebola in southern Guinea

Open defecation: Ekiti Government prosecutes 24 offenders

Noisy US welcome as Erdogan defends hardline stance

President Buhari congratulates President Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger on his re-election.

Brazil's woes mount as swine flu adds to Zika problem

Obama promises 'candid' exchange with Xi amid maritime disputes

Dollar struggles ahead of US jobs report

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Police begin recruitment of 10, 000 personnel

Ambode promises to complete $1.7 billion Lekki seaport in 2019

Amosun, Agbaje, Christian elders eulogise Braithwaite, Ibru

Nigeria to contribute over 25% to Africa’s GDP by 2020

Our means of livelihood have been destroyed...

Ntel, new telecoms firm, begins operation April 8

Moroccan delegates stall AU ministers’ meeting

Wife of man allegedly killed by policeman in Gombe cries for justice

Why we’ll review the 2016 budget, by Buhari

Tribunal to rule on Sylva’s application to inspect election materials

Lack of planning, bad management bane of outage, says Egba monarch

Why U.S. is supporting Nigeria’s diversification, anti-corruption agenda

Fayose seeks release of 76 Igbo villagers over clash with herdsmen

Petrol may sell for N88 per litre from today

Eagles new foreign coach to stay in Lagos