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Guardian News Archive for August 2016Rss

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Zuckerberg meets developers, entrepreneurs on first trip to Nigeria

Platini demands CAS reasoning for four year ban

Rooney to end England career after 2018 World Cup

Djokovic beats scare, Nadal eases at revamped US Open

Apple must repay record 13 bn euros over Irish tax deal

PDP may hold convention in Abuja, Ondo crisis rages

Okogie writes Buhari, says Nigerians are hungry

Nigeria, others account for 92 % insurance premium in Africa

Monday, August 29, 2016

Shippers’ council budgets N1bn for system automation

Emergency economic powers: Matters arising

Ibadan Disco tops NERC ranking

Jos high court adjourns case on dead female footballers to October

Wamakko charges Nigerians on mechanised farming to grow economy

Pastor in court for allegedly marrying mother, daughter

Victor Ochei files contempt charge against Nwaoboshi over alleged violation of court order

‘Padding is not in Nigerian laws’

Accountants move to stem endemic corruption in Nigeria

Aremu urges government to revive textile industry

Government urges unemployed Nigerians to register before August 31

Dalung orders NFF to settle Siasia’s emoluments

Nigeria bar association : the manor farm

Court orders evacuation of petroleum products from seized tank farm

Akpata emerges new NBA-SBL chair as Ighodalo bows out

Peace Corps woos youths to nation-building

Kerber breezes in US Open heat as Djokovic, Nadal wait

Apple sued over iPhone 6 touch-screen freezes

Return of The Guardian literary series

Global youth unemployment to hit new height of 71m

Gabon presidential election 'lacked transparency'

Uzbek president in intensive care after brain haemorrhage

Guardiola ready to play on without Aguero

Fiery Beyonce dominates MTV awards

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Federal Government ready to negotiate release of Chibok girls, says Buhari

Government records N1.90tr deficit financing in second quarter

CBN sterilises another N72b, interbank rates

Mikel, Musa, Ighalo, Moses arrive today, as Super Eagles’ camp opens in Uyo

Lagos proposes new regional masterplan for Ikorodu

Angst as Nigerians feel pains of increasing hard times

More industries close shop as recession bites harder

Ambode gives road projects contractors December ultimatum

Afreximbank offers $83m to region’s factors

Sterling double maintains Guardiola's perfect City record

Opposition claims victory in Gabon's presidential election

Super sub Schieber seals Hertha's dramatic win

How we crushed Boko Haram - Buhari

Indonesian priest injured in church attack

Chibok girls: Buhari says FG still open to dialogue with Boko Haram

Tension in Niger Delta as military begins special drill

Angwe: More names of electoral offenders coming

Upbeat swing for Lagos at 50 outing

Siasia quits, says Nigerian Football system ‘disrespectful’

Nwankwo: No alternative to restructuring Nigeria

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Power and works tops second quarter capital disbursement

Ondo Guber: PDP’s Jegede promises friendly tax regime

Joint Account: Bello poised for showdown with Niger Assembly

Free zone monopoly: LADOL makes case for level playing environment

Embrace dialogue, Tambuwal tells Niger Delta Avengers

Chained by religion

Botched Kano Wedding: Couples seek compensation for rights violation

Citizenship and nation building

Awo: A message to all nigerians

LMC, Giwa FC’s legal battle moves to Appeal Court

The power and the frustration

Middle class women have lost more ground in fight against patriarchy, says Ajayi-Soyinka

Osunbor faults rights commission over indictment

OOU ASUU begins strike

Government introduces discriminatory fees in ABSU

Saviour: Shining her light for the poor to see

Apparition: Okogie warns Christians to be careful

Pentecostal and charismatic revivals in Nigeria

Rashford strikes late to extend United's perfect start

Politically connected Gupta family to sell South Africa companies

Troops kill 5 militants, arrest 23 others - Army

Scientists warn oil explorations can cause tremors, earthquakes

Hazard gem sparkles in Chelsea's perfect start

Liverpool pricked by Rose thorn at Spurs

Nigeria will achieve full rehabilitation of Boko Haram victims - Buhari

Nike Campbell-Fatoki: The activist, storyteller

Ordeal, experiences of Nigerian deportees from overseas

Tame militants to achieve development, Kachikwu tells Clark

Team Nigeria was programmed to fail in Rio

Apple issues update after cyber weapon captured

Friday, August 26, 2016

Leading ladies Africa hosts second edition of the power talk series

Rio 2016 ground breaking for women

IbomFest 2016… Akwa Ibom gears up for big party

Re: Before legal education council ruins open university

Experts advocate early diagnosis to tackle kidney disease

Nigeria’s health indicators are abysmally poor – Prof Tayo

AWIEF names Ara as cultural ambassador

Nigeria’s economy may hit red line, Soludo warns

1DA, another reggae dancehall act steps out

Ministers declare polio outbreak in Nigeria public health emergency

Honour Nigerian Olympians, rekindle the lost spirit of the Olympics!

Agbara rocks as Oba receives staff of office

Toronto international film festival and the luck 8

Turkey post-coup – A new land of hope over fear

Dr. Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi elected chair, as TMG gets new board

CBN warns banks on illicit money transfer flows

Acquiring skills during summer holidays aids children’s

Buhari congratulates NBA President

Abia introduces discriminatory fees at state varsity

Get passed the excuses that hold you back with your life

Oil price slide will open other sectors of nation's economy - Soludo

Clinton says emails, foundation ties not a threat to her White House bid

Henry becomes Belgium assistant coach

Bolivian deputy minister killed by miners

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Government to raise team for dialogue with militants

NAC to stake N7.5billion on affordable vehicle credit acquisition scheme

Trump, Clinton exchange angry charges of racism

20 shipping firms leave Nigeria over low business

AFCON game against Tanzania to prepare Eagles for Zambia, says Amaju

For Hajj rites not to trade in narcotics

‘Credible credit reporting system needed to reduce NPLs’

Alternative power source at towers to save operators 30% of OPEX

Cargo exporters lament losses, seek probe of warehouse closure by customs

True federalism in Now or never

Stanchart cuts African private equity team as economies struggle

Ronaldo crowned UEFA Best Player in Europe

'Son' of Boko Haram's founder named group's leader

Brazil Senate opens impeachment trial against Rousseff

Nigeria yet to name team for Rio 2016 Paralympics

Italy quake death toll nears 250

Italy quake kills 159 as rescuers race to find survivors

Revenue plunges as Nigeria loses aviation hub to Ghana

Banks banned from forex deals allege cover-up by CBN

Nigerians await solar eclipse

Ese Brume gets lifeline for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

FEC okays expenditure framework, trade agreement

Kano Emir, Sanusi, warns Buhari on economic pitfalls

‘Why transmission firm is weakest link in power chain’

How to reinvent nation via democratic governance, by Jega

Senate panel decries planned ‘emergency power bill’

Nigeria sliding towards Islamic state, says NCEF

Group blames Buhari for inconclusive elections

Delta to demolish structures obstructing waterways

‘Why APC will win the governorship polls’

‘Rice will sell for N9, 000 before December’

FIRS: Simplifying tax compliance through ICT initiatives - Part 4

Gombe to immunise 900,000 children against polio

Hemorrhoids (Pile)

Want to attract a woman? Eat salad

Mobil chief, Inoyo, wants socio-cultural groups to prioritise education

Amnesty Office trains 13,000 in agriculture, as automobile company employs 200

MAN seeks reduction of interest rates, review of export scheme

Group petitions Buhari, alleges $20m fraud in aviation college

North Korea test-fires sub-launched missile close to Japan

Last season 'the best of my career' says Ronaldo

World's largest aircraft damaged in crash landing

'World's largest' pearl emerges in Philippines

Blatter in last fight against FIFA ban

CBN sanctions nine banks over $2.334 billion NNPC funds

At least three dead as Italy hit by powerful quake

NFF’s poor planning killed junior national teams, says Adelabu

Washington cautions against excessive force on extremists

EIA expects Nigeria’s oil production to remain low till 2017

Regulator laments low impact of broadband infrastructure

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Kogi, Anambra, Benue, Bayelsa NLC chapters condemn killing of Nasarawa workers

Ford strengthens footprints in Africa with Everest

FMBN seeks EFCC help to recover N90b debts

Again, Ekiti fails to halt probe of its finances

Dumbbells; Ladies who lunge (fitness podcasts)

Communication service tax of controversy

Nigeria tasked on $19 trillion IoT market potential

Strong 6.2 quake hits central Italy

Stanbic IBTC assures small entreprenuers of support, wins award

Enugu gives federal agencies deadline to pay N13b tax debt

Skills development critical to Africa’s software sub-sector, says Cheng

Jumia to launch mobile money wallet

Government to kick off Abuja phase of digital switchover in November

MEST Incubator Lagos holds talks

Soldiers kill two over alleged murder of colleagues

Gowon meets Buhari, discusses nation’s challenges

Turkey strikes IS as Syria border tensions flare

Kerry in Nigeria, warns against military crackdowns

Report accuses Mexican president of law school plagiarism

Shekau 'fatally wounded' in air strike, Army says

Monday, August 22, 2016

Nigeria, others strategise to local manufacturing of drugs

‘Nigerian judges work less than four months a year’

Failure of national football teams a lesson for 2018 World Cup qualifiers, says Chukwu

Militants want government to reopen maritime varsity

CBN conducts stress tests on nation’s banks

Trump demands closure of 'corrupt' Clinton Foundation

Amina’s Stockholm syndrome

Cashless society: Clueless society

INEC and voter registration

Moving the economy out of recession

Police arms keeper’s ‘sons’ arrested for alleged robbery, kidnapping

Lawyer takes Federal Government, others to court over sponsorship of pilgrimage

NLC, civil society protest against killing of workers in Nasarawa

Why male identical twins live longer, by researchers

Oyo State chief judge charges JPs on peace promotion

CCT fixes Sept 21 for judgement on Orubebe’s case

KOWA candidate pledges 300,000 jobs

Pensioners explain threat to boycott election

INEC trains 300 for polls, cautions ad-hoc officials

Ex-Singapore president Nathan dies

Trump demands closure of Clinton foundation

Counter-terrorism operations: DSS Arrest 23

Speedo drops Lochte after Rio scandal

Malaysian rapper remanded for 'insulting Islam'

Japanese PM Super Mario turn drops jaws in Japan

Rio 2016 flames out as Tokyo takes baton

Pele relishes football gold as Neymar steps down as Brazil’s captain

Retail market rents drop as vacancies soar

10 ‘big boys’ hold economy to ransom, owe AMCON N1tr

More militant groups declare ceasefire in Niger Delta

‘INEC taken to court 680 times over 2015 polls’

Erdogan blames Turkey’s wedding massacre on Islamic State

NTTF begins camping of 20 players for world junior tourney

Sunday, August 21, 2016

How climate deal will boost Nigeria’s economy

South West APC chairmen hold crisis meeting on Ondo poll

‘Boko Haram killed 23,000, displaced 2.2 million’

Omolori faces fresh hurdles as National Assembly Clerk

CBN mops up N1.3tr in 60 days to stabilise economy

Presidency seeks fiscal-monetary policy harmonisation

Reps collate details of killings in South East

SERAP seeks re-opening of allegedly missing $12.4b oil windfall

Fayose restates call to restructure Nigeria

Digitisation train moves to Abuja as firm withdraws suit against NBC

Djembe Communications expands scope in Africa

Innovation, key to Hollandia’s growth in Nigeria

Airlines going under over harsh forex regime

Skye Bank’s ‘summer campaign’ records high patronage

‘Estate surveyors have so much value to give’

Double winning streaks for Nigeria at property awards

FUNAI alumni canvasses greener, cleaner environment

Stakeholders urge Nigeria to adopt gender-responsive climate action

Abia moves to check land encroachment

APML to boost pension industry with brand ambassador

Delta workers seek revival of housing loan scheme

Bale fires Real Madrid to opening win

D.A. Henderson, doctor who eradicated smallpox, dies

Rio 2016: Siasia thanks Dream Team VI players for bronze medal win

Review budgeting system, NLC tells Federal Government

Niger Delta Avengers announce ceasefire

London mayor Khan calls on Labour to ditch leader Corbyn

Rio 2016: Neymar delivers Brazil's football gold

U-23 Eagles win ‘golden’ bronze, beat Honduras 3-2

Getting out of recession: Real sector still suffocating

Gbaramatu community cries out over planned military invasion

NHIS: Poor implementation threatens health care

From Solo Cup to an asteroid: NASA's newest space mission

Saturday, August 20, 2016

‘Military adventure in politics is colossal failure’

'New port of call' installed at space station

Understanding government in a recession

Umahi suspends LG commissioner,  disbands empowerment committee

Nigeria deny Honduras historic bronze

Liverpool shocked by defeat to Burnley

China opens longest glass bottom bridge in world

Suit worn by India's Modi enters Guinness World Records

Mission accomplished as Bolt seals 'triple-triple'

Princess Charming: Dolapo Oni

Friday, August 19, 2016

Nobody can Islamise Nigeria, says Sultan

Dogara, Bakare meet Buhari at Aso Villa

NFF, Sports minister at war over Dream Team

Return of the big screen

Pastor Adelaja, wife, still in joyous mood

Police recruitment: 115 to face prosecution for certificate forgery, impersonation

In Togo, a revival of the ancient allure of waist beads

Facebook aims for video-loving teenagers with new app

Buhari mandates Adeosun to manage seized assets from treasury looters

Nigeria indigenous music and the changing times

Tourism development: Federal Government to reactivate presidential council

Toronto Film Fest nomination excites Judith Audu

Navy rescues 13 foreigners from pirates off Rivers coast

West Ham, FC Ifeanyi Ubah/Capital Oil in historic partnership deal

20,000 killed in conflicts in Kaduna, says El-Rufai

Lochte apologizes over Rio 'robbery' story

Dazed Omran the 'real face' of Syrian war

Trump regrets offending people with how he speaks

Brilliant Bolt storms to third 200 gold

‘How I lured kids with biscuits’

Appeal Court reinstates Ikpeazu as Abia governor

Nigeria sliding fast into dictatorship, says Fayose

Operators count losses as earnings plunge in maritime sector

South Sudan’s sacked VP goes into exile

‘No dream in this Dream Team’

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Army releases two wanted persons over links with Boko Haram

UNDEDSS urges Buhari to expedite action on Niger Delta crisis

INEC shifts Rivers rerun polls to October

Ondo guber race: PDP’s primary of cold rivalry

Alleged kidnappers of lawmaker in police net

Our Agric Culture

Self-determination, hard work propelled me to Olympics final — Ese Brume

Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson completes sprint double, wins women’s 200m gold

Britain’s golden couple of 2016 Rio Olympics

Honda pulls wraps off five-door Civic hatchback

Profit-taking takes toll on NSE, indices down by N6b

AAAM seeks conducive policy for manufacturers

I-Naira founder decries Nigeria startups’ failure rate

Rio 2016: US swimmers 'fabricated' robbery report

Riek Machar leaves South Sudan for 'safe' country

Thompson seals Olympic sprint double

Electricity firms face fresh financing hurdles

Fixed income, currency transactions hit N12.7 trillion as confidence trickles in

Rising number of unaccredited courses, a metaphor for ailing varsity system

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Saleh, June 12, 1993 and history

US finds evidence of criminality in Volkswagen probe

‘Manufacturing sector to drive Nigeria’s $10b eCommerce market’

Sheriff kicks as Makarfi’s tenure is extended

China launches world first quantum satellite

Ondo varsities’ teachers spurn plea, continue strike

Lagos to instal 13,000 CCTV cameras

‘Why government should review textile industry’s revival strategy’

Government sacks PTA officials from unity colleges

Nigeria starts emergency polio vaccinations

Germany halts Nigeria from final berth

Fayose accuses APC of fuelling crisis in PDP

FIFA ethics probe calls for ban against ex-South Africa chief

Suspect in New York Imam shooting pleads ‘not guilty’

Paracetamol linked to behavioural problems in children

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Why OPEC members are cutting petroleum prices

How to bridge Nigeria’s $2 trillion infrastructure deficit by, experts

Crisis over PDP national convention rages

IoT to increase Internet penetration in Nigeria, South Africa to 600m

Smartphone users spend average of 193 minutes on device daily

We came to Rio for ‘these type of games,’ says Mikel

Obasanjo urges journalists to promote unity, check government excesses

Zimbabwe threatens social media activists, after protests

South Africa's ANC under fire four years after Marikana massacre

Former FIFA President Joao Havelange dies

Troops rescue 88, kill 3 insurgents

Trump vows 'Cold War' terror fight, immigrant controls

Three on wanted list accuse military of mischief

Fresh trouble for PDP over court verdicts on convention

How ice cream, bread, rice, chips, others cause breast cancer

Five die, thousands rescued in ‘historic’ Louisiana flood

Monday, August 15, 2016

Experts, others to feature at Delta’s economic investment forum

Government approves review of immigration applicants’ case

Government dismisses 23 prison officers, suspends 11 others

PDP condemns construction of palace roads

Police arrest two for alleged child battering

Kale bows out August 16

IOM to become UN body on September 19

Agbakoba launches Maritime Master Class

Company restrained from building on disputed property

FIRS shuts firms in Abuja, Asaba, Lagos, Onitsha

Ajagba battles Ivan Fyodorovich Dychko for medal slot

Ranieri targets keeping Leicester out of relegation

Everton confirms Bolasie signing

Health worker bemoans new polio outbreak

FRSC cautions officers against misconduct on highways

Costa late show gets Conte's Chelsea off mark

Rio 2016: Nigeria can win Germany, says Peterside

Presidency announces death of director of information

Zambia's Lungu re-elected in disputed vote

Ahmad Salkida replies Nigerian Army after being declared wanted

Syrian refugees invent app for Germany's bureaucracy maze

Government to unveil three new PIBs

Foreign artisans exit building, construction industry over exchange rate, patronage

CBN woos foreign investors with N206 billion debt at higher yields

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Olympics: 'Lightning' strikes thrice as Bolt completes 100m hat-trick

Boko Haram: Army declares journalist, two others wanted

Coutinho fires Liverpool to thrilling Arsenal win

Mourinho's United off to flying start

Boko Haram releases new video of alleged Chibok girls

Imam, assistant gunned down near New York mosque

Buhari lauds victorious Olympics soccer team

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Nollywood should self-reflect, its politics very distracting

Budget and oil economy: Nigeria’s many troubles

Anxiety as Sheriff, governors trade wits, intrigues

China gives stringent conditions for $20bn loan to Nigeria

Militancy: NAF to refocus Operation Niger Delta

Bad start for Team Nigeria in track, field

China thrashes Nigeria in table tennis team event

Grim headlines fire youngster’s imagination to inspiring debut novel

Troops kill suspected cattle rustler in Katsina

Permanent Secretary harps on hard work

McNair gifts Guardiola opening Man City win

Dream Team VI beat Denmark 2 - 0 to seal semi-final berth

Knifeman attacks 6, sets train on fire

I did not pad 2016 budget, Dogara says

Hull stun champions Leicester

Rio 2016: Five stand-out stars from week one

Drought ravages Lesotho as water is exported to South Africa

Friday, August 12, 2016

Bolanle Austen-Peters: The Queen of Kulture

Lagos shuts 12 houses as Police uncover illegal oil wells

International Youth Day: Buhari restates commitment to create opportunities for Nigerian Youths

‘Pastors’ dupe ‘salvation seekers’ in Asaba

What I have learnt as the unusual entrepreneur and as LagosMums turns 5!

Commissioner explains why Lagos increased civil servants training budget

At WIMBIZ special lunch, El-Rufai lauds women’s contributions to the economy

You are putting the cart before the horse, Lawal warns Dream Team

Ojo Maduekwe: Exit of the philosopher king (1945-2016)

Ethiopia’s Ayana wins Africa’s First Gold in Rio

‘Raw materials in rural areas can address unemployment deficit,’ says Oguntala

‘Buhari’s decimation of Boko Haram, an opportunity for tourism to grow’

Ali Baba, Arese, Omojuwa are new influencers for the #OneLife/LiveThemCampaign

Effects of Naija music on young, adults

Minister to begin town hall meeting across Niger Delta

Group wants Buhari to support girl-child education campaign

Siasia backs Dream Team quarter-final boycott

Trump says comment on Obama founding IS was sarcasm

Pogba banned for Man United opener

New militant group vows to blow up more pipelines

‘Crude oil causes heart, skull deformities’

Recovery of N30b debt may ground domestic airlines

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Delta system failure marks wake-up call for airline industry

NSE reviews bond listing, trading fees

NNPC restates commitment to profitability

Driving the point home

AG Leventis to partner foreign investors on business expansion

Principles learnt about passion, propulsion and performance in business - Part 2

U.S. agency, others okay cargo-XML messaging standard

Bank of Agriculture plans single digit interest rate for farmers

Rwand Air opens Lagos-Mumbai, Guangzhou routes

Prioritise Niger Delta's development to check vandalism, don tells government, oil firms

Lagos to commission metro line next year

Workers’ rage over fresh appointments, restructuring in air travel sector

New project to ease gridlock in Lagos

SMEDAN laments poor funding of organisation

How to raise capital as a Nigerian entrepreneur

12 dead in Burkina Faso floods

Lagos commissions helipad for medical emergencies

Why we lost to Colombia - Siasia

Clinton, Obama are IS group's 'founders' says Trump

Zambia votes as campaign unrest tests stability

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Economy bleeds as blue chips lose N51.8b

SEC to end issuance of e-dividend warrant by June 2017

Nigeria records highest drop in output at OPEC

Clinton warns Trump 'crossed the line' with gun comment

Colombia join Nigeria in quarter-finals after 2-0 win

How to shore up varsities’ funds, by Semenitari

You just can’t out-exercise a bad diet

Okowa, NUT head for showdown over unpaid teachers’ salaries

Stakeholders express concern over manipulation of electoral officers

Multichoice Nigeria stages EPL kick-off event in Lagos

Roche, Old Mutual Nigeria partner to develop insurance product for terminal illnesses

Judge cautions Deltans on criminality

CAC to review law to meet best practices

PwC Nigeria admits two new partners

Portugal battles deadly forest fires

Philippines leader calls US envoy 'gay'

Army court martials 20 soldiers

PDP Crisis: Sheriff insists rule of law must prevail

Trump jab at Clinton seen by some as threat of violence

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

How high political risks affect businesses, loans

Dream Team gets upfront payment of allowance

‘No plan to import crude into Nigeria’

World Bank to delay details on Abacha’s loot spending

Why government couldn’t honour pacts with health workers, by minister of state

IDPs can access CBN loans, says gov

Pray for economic recovery, Ajimobi urges hajj pilgrims

Adhere to ethics in reporting INEC activities, says Yakubu

I beg your pardon

‘Wrong persons have taken over Nigeria’s political space’

In Katsina, hungry villagers steal poisonous grains meant for destruction

Ndume moves to evacuate Borno IDPs from Lagos, others

Five leaders and the wheel of fate

Smartphone shipment flat in Q2

This is my last Olympic Games, says Usain Bolt

Djokovic suffers another defeat

NNPC lists obstacles to Nigeria’s reserve, production target

Fidelity Bank targets next-gen non-oil exporters

Restoring transparency in Nigeria’s oil sector

‘Policy inconsistency affecting real sector operators’

50 Republican national security officials reject Trump

Rohr gets Super Eagles' job on two-year contract

No plan to increase fuel prices, NNPC boss says

Parents of Benghazi victims file lawsuit against Clinton

Aruna Quadri sets African record, qualifies for quarter final

IOCs, indigenous oil firms lose N2.26 trillion to low prices, militancy

NBA election: Diary of a controversial poll

Tension as militants kill three soldiers in Bayelsa

At town hall meeting, South East zone, government bicker over Buhari’s leadership style

Pogba completes world record Man Utd return

Monday, August 08, 2016

Government begins airlifting of 80,000 pilgrims

Conduct ‘energy audit’ of electricity consumers, Fashola tells DISCOs

Paying lip service to made-in-Nigeria products

Buhari appoints Tosan Erhabor as acting CEO of MLSCN

The dark side to juicing in people

Nwosu, Erico elated by U-23 Eagles’ exploits despite poor preparation

Senator faults military’s claims on bloody clash in Niger State

Telephone subscribers seek better services, tariff cuts

Workers threaten strike over sale of scraps, outsourcing

Trustfund blames inadequate data for delay in payment of pensions

Wal-Mart to buy US online retailer Jet.com for $3.3 bln

Why jurists want constitutional recognition for magistrates as judicial officers in Nigeria

Nigeria’s unity no longer possible, says Uwazuruike

Delta cancels hundreds of flights after computer meltdown

Access to Justice calls for prosecution of indicted military officers in Shiite killings

Uyo resident doctors on strike over pay arrears

Television show "The Voice" being tuned for Snapchat

Ekiti gives N10m revolving loans to artisans

Experts differ on impact of fraud allegation in Airbus

Growth elements in Nigeria’s planning processes

Ambode, Okowa congratulate Egbemode as NGE President

NPF Microfinance Bank declares N688m profit

Illegality of Okon Abang’s judgment in Abia State

Oloyede assumes office at JAMB, commends Ojerinde for adopting CBT

Hajj 2016: Wamakko urges pilgrims to pray for Nigeria's progress

South Africa's ANC soul-searches after vote haemorrhage

Shekau vows to fight on in new video

Computer outage grounds departing Delta Airlines flights

Sunday, August 07, 2016

Increase in customs duty threatens three million jobs

AMCON recovers over N2tr bad debts

Nigerian real estate transactions down by 70 per cent

14 airlines close shop in Nigeria amid forex hike

Nigeria defeat Sweden 1-0 to win second group match

Ibrahimovic fires Man Utd to Community Shield win

Clinton widens lead over Trump to 8 points

NFF committee recommends Rohr for Super Eagles’ job

Eleven soldiers killed, one missing

Records fall as Games start with a bang

Folic acid: An essential for child bearing mothers - Experts

Saturday, August 06, 2016

Apprehension as soldiers take over 30 States

Jonathan to meet militants as Avengers deny break up

August 17 convention: Moneybags, opposition elements working to hijack PDP

Benue farmers accuse government of hijacking rice anchor borrowers’ scheme

New Orleans War Museum: Brings back memories of World War II

U.S. teenager wins first gold in Rio

CAN president charges Osinbajo, Ambode on economic growth

The Abrahamic covenant revealed in Israel

Christian dressing

APGA decries PDP’s apathy towards council election

Community tasks Okorocha on religious crisis

American Thrasher hits first Rio gold on Games debut

ANC beaten in South African capital

At least 13 killed, 6 injured in France bar fire

Improved performances as WAEC releases 2016 May/June results,

Didi Akinyelure: Driven by dreams

Padding Is not an offence, says speaker Dogara

Do us proud, president tells team Nigeria

Friday, August 05, 2016

Olympics: Glittering ceremony launches Rio Games

Olympics: Protests target Olympics ahead of gala opening

Avoid Borno, Yobe, others, US tells citizens

Poor health prevents Pele from lighting Olympic cauldron

Boxer held over alleged sex attacks in Olympic Village

Infantino cleared in FIFA ethics probe

ANC concedes local election defeat in key South Africa city

Nigeria defeats Japan to go top of Group B

Thursday, August 04, 2016

Saudi Arabia’s oil price cut threatens Nigeria’s N820b revenue target

Angry Nigerians want Buhari to recall sports minister from Rio

Banks to accept cheques into savings accounts

Buhari raises governing council, trustees’ board for Ogoni cleanup

Obama turns up pressure on Putin over Syria

A car cocktail: Ford, tequila-maker mix for auto parts

Samsung targets more market share with new Galaxy Note7

Neymar fails to spark Brazil in South Africa stalemate

Closing EU door to Turkey 'serious mistake' says Juncker

Obama declares himself a 'feminist'

Nigeria's football team leaves for Rio after flight hassle

FIFA ban has taken a physical toll says Blatter

Early South Africa poll results show ANC losing support

Shekau resurfaces, says 'still around'

IS terrorists name al-Barnawi as new leader of Boko Haram

Jonathan meets Buhari, says Nigeria needs unity

More local foods enlisted to treat hypertension

Republicans mull Clinton amid repeated Trump stumbles

Blame sports minister if U-23 Eagles lose to Japan, says NFF

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Taraba governor, minister, disagree over distribution of relief materials to IDPs

Vice chancellors not chief executives of varsities, says new NUC boss

800 delegates to pick Ondo PDP guber candidate

APC, PDP trade words over alleged purchase of PVCs

Boosting breastfeeding in Nigeria

Obaseki denies earning salary from state’s coffers

South East, South South legislators task FG on peace

Over 5m Nigerian newborns not exclusively breastfed, says UNICEF

‘Oshiomhole, Obaseki lack credentials to win in Edo’

South Africans vote in municipal elections

Emirates Airline plane crash-lands at Dubai airport

Women antidote to graft in Nigeria, says rector

NBBF sees brighter side of Nigeria’s 44-point loss to U.S

Hard road to Rio for two Somali athletes

2000 drivers undergo recertification programme at FRSC in Enugu

Stadium empty as Sweden beat South Africa in Olympic opener

No hiding place for militants in Lagos, Ambode says

Islamic State casts doubts over Shekau's fate

Olympic chiefs struggle to contain Russia doping controversy

FG resumes payments to former Niger Delta militants

FG to recruit 1.3m teachers in six years

Test for ANC as South Africa votes in local elections

Britain's new i360 tower a 'pier in the sky'

APC wades into Dogara, Jibrin feud

In Campbell-Brown, Schippers, Thompson, Okagbare faces uphill task

$43.8 billion fleet awaits delivery in 2016

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

‘Why Nigeria’s technology growth is slow’

Content policy suffers under low oil prices

‘Public-private partnership solution to West Africa’s economic challenges’

Multiple taxation stifles telecommunications firms, says NCC

Lack of funds may hinder Ogoni cleanup

Buhari pledges efficient gas supply in West Africa

Nigerians oppose life pension for ex-governors, legislators

Erdogan accuses West of 'supporting terror, coup plotters'

Troops foil Boko Haram attack, kill five

US billionaire Buffett challenges Trump to reveal tax returns

Monday, August 01, 2016

Clinton regains firm lead on Trump after convention

UK targets £11.6b non-oil export, FDI footprint in Nigeria by 2030

Nigeria loses N2.56 trillion to eight-year oil pricing dispute

Office of Attorney General and Minister of Justice: Better together or not?

Militants fail to declare Niger Delta Republic

Nigerians walk through needle’s eye to get to Rio

Plane powered by solar energy completes round-the-world trip

Plateau charges opposition on constructive criticism

Cleric condemns proposed immunity for lawmakers

Nepal's Singh set to become Rio's youngest competitor

Zamfara government to apply Shariah law on Qur'an desecrators

Interpol arrests Nigerian behind $60m online fraud network

Rooney blames Hodgson for England Euro woe

Residents flee community over ‘declaration of Niger Delta Republic’

PDP sues for nullification of Ogah’ Certificate of Return

Military begins fresh move against Niger Delta militants

Banks jostle for dollar to scale up foreign loan provisions

Taliban truck bomb rocks hotel for foreigners in Kabul

Our collective negligence fueled growth, foreign exchange crises, says Ajibola

Mikel has a big role to play in our success, says Shorunmu

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Cooking gas price may not come down, say marketers

Kwara to unveil N4.2b infrastructure fund

ADVAN canvasses closer ties among marketing bodies

Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board withdraws 2016 admission lists

Red alert as sudden deaths rise

Aba Power Project: Finally a solution

D’ Tigers take on U.S. in preparatory friendly match

All set for editors’ conference in Port Harcourt

Africa 50 to mobilise $1 billion for infrastructure projects

Trump stirs outrage after mocking parents of slain American soldier

Government urged to deploy experiential marketing for citizens’ engagement

Women journalists strategise for violence-free Nigeria

Continental Re announces N2.92 billion profit

Government charges sector operators on awareness creation

‘Agribusiness will improve growth, income inequality’

Lagos lauds Heritage Bank’s financial literacy scheme

Diamond Bank posts N9.1 billion profit

Foreign buyers to face new 15% extra property tax in Canada

Eight prisoners missing after Kogi jailbreak

NRC manager warns commuters not to ride on roof of a train in motion

Munich mourns victims of shopping mall shooting