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The Nation Archive for December 2010Rss

Thursday, December 30, 2010

‘My parents shop for me’

The rise of shopping malls

Obsession with bombs

A 2011 wish list (1)

Aspirant urges Orji to resign

Obi seeks assistance for poor Ndigbo

Ogbulafor, others suspend Umuahia South PDP chair

Uzodimma gets Orlu’s nod for Senate

Enugu INEC gets more DDC machines

Residents call for reopening of Southeast varsities

Nigeria and the culture of self destruction

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Glo makes traders, pensioners millionaires

Britain, Russia condemn Jos explosions

798 independent monitors for polls

Budget 2011 votes N46.4b for INEC

ACN fingers Omisore in plot to impeach Aregbesola

PDP chiefs to meet Jonathan, Atiku Jan. 3

Explosions in Bayelsa, three dead in Borno

EFCC indicts ex-NIMASA DG in N1b fraud

Panic as bomb explodes in suspect’s hands

Governor slashes Oyinlola’s budget by N20b

Aregbesola to Mark: explain reasons for meeting Osun lawmakers

Confusion mars congress in Anambra

Iyabo Obasanjo, Lekan Mustapha, shun screening

Aspirant attacked in Rivers

Oyo police seize cutlasses from suspected hoodlums

Aminu condemns delegates’ congress

Aspirants reject congress

One dead, scores injured in Ogun

‘Jos crisis could have been averted’

Senator withdraws from Kano governorship race

Zoning crisis hits CPC

Why Ndigbo must support Atiku, by Nwosu

Shift rerun, Falana advises INEC

Ogboru rejects rerun date

‘Campaign against Omo-Agege will fail’

‘We’ll boycott election’

INEC releases candidates’ list

Army to assist in rebuilding Ayakoromor

Ex-NBA chair Ogunseitan dies

‘Fayemi has not endorsed any candidate for Senate’

Alani’s stool: Olutoye urges Ondo to probe alleged signatures forgery

2010: An exciting year for education

JAMB’s bombshell for students

Kwara police arraign council chair

Cleric advises retirees to go for check up

Ekiti drivers back senator

Remain dedicated, Deputy Governor urges principals

Corps member arraigned for abandoning 14-day-old baby

‘We’ve been vindicated over Oyo PDP crisis’

Samsung rewards graduates

ACN is doing well, says Fashola

NANS faction to support aspirants

LASU student eyes councillorship

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Arson gives way to protest in Jos

Obasanjo slumps

Osun to acquire 30,000 hectares for farming

Robbery suspects indict Oni’s govt

Marwa okays exercise

Violence, poor turnout mar PDP ward congresses in Delta, Bauchi, others

Chime dares Nwodo over fresh congress

Activists blame explosions on Fed Govt

Suswam, Idahosa sympathise with victims’ families

‘I lost two brothers to the Jos explosions’

No new projects for Niger Delta in Budget 2011

Sultan calls for action on reports

Monday, December 27, 2010

CODER faults INEC on Delta rerun

My achievements in 2011, by Jonathan

PDP convention begins today

Why Delta rerun shouldn’t hold Jan. 6, by ACN

Oritsejafor seeks probe

UN urges prosecution of Jos bombers

Parties urge Jonathan to ensure peace

We foiled fresh plot to bomb Jos, says STF

How $182m Halliburton bribe was shared

Jos: Death toll hits 80

NGO worried over electoral law

Budget 2011 votes N14.4b for National Assembly travels

Jos Killings: Security beefed up in Kano, Abuja

Sunday, December 26, 2010

PDP got $5m Halliburton bribe for 2003 polls, says panel

Anxiety over Ojukwu

VP’s office gets N500m vote for food

Federal Govt throws security cordon around Jos

Bodies litter Jos streets

Ebonyi signs MoU for solid mineral exploration

Police explain why Emenike’s rally was disrupted

Police arrest 18 MASSOB members

Party warns Osun PDP against lawlessness

PDP decries plans to disenfranchise members

Aregbesola, Akande storm Esa-Oke for Bola Ige

SERAP petitions ICC over Côte d’Ivoire killings

Lawmakers reject Atiku

ACN to contest Ikorodu by-election result

Saturday, December 25, 2010

Christmas: Sylva calls for selflessness

Food items, drinks go up in Anambra

Emir of Katsina worried over state of the nation

CAN blames govt, security

Ribadu tasks govt on security

Bombing is terrorism, says Chief of Army Staff

10 aspirants for final push

Why we opted for plea bargain in Halliburton case —Waziri

Police confirm 32 dead, 74 injured

The year of hubris

Perpetrators will be penalised —Jonathan

Nsofor seeks Yuletide gift from Etuhu

On the closure of the Nigerian State

Prologue to Prognosis:

Still on Atiku’s ‘treasonable’ comments

The trouble with Southwest politics

In defence of Citizen Omo-Agege

Group mobilizes support for Jonathan

We only have collegiate leadership, no one is a leader in Osun PDP'

Consensus: How IBB was betrayed

‘People are tired of lies in Ogun state’

Kaffo discovers 40 T/tennis talents

Obodo to end romance with Torino

Friday, December 24, 2010

ACN to IG: Call your men to order in Kwara

JTF set to dislodge John Togo

Documentary on Jonathan underway

17.5m euro Siemens scam: Court fines firm used to facilitate bribery

Marshal Harry’s murder: Suspects freed after seven years

Aregbesola alleges N1bn destabilisation plot against his administration

Ojukwu is being treated by the best neurologists in UK, says Governor Obi

2011: Jonathan, Atiku clash over ‘strange’ document

Fayemi swears in commissioners, assigns portfolios

Scores feared dead as multiple explosions rock Jos

Fighting to die

Battle of two Jonathans

Enugu steps up housing project

Aspirant unveils plans for Rivers community

Imo to create 52 autonomous communities

Imo launches onslaught against cancer

250 communities benefit from Shell’s micro-credit scheme

How welder became millionaire

Onitsha monarch bags award

NDLEA arrests man at Seme border

Family urges IG to investigate threat to life

EFCC told to produce order backing alleged property sale

ANPP chief seeks audit of riverside polling stations

Islamic group urges participation in voter registration

Institute seeks lawmakers’ support

Media committee inaugurated on HIV/AIDS

Abia embraces alternative dispute resolution

Obi sympathises with fire victims

Printers praise Akpabio

Group empowers less-privileged

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Sylva boosts transportation system in Bayelsa

Prison inmate delivered of baby girl

232 die in December road crashes

Jonathan promises power within one year

Rape: Fed Govt orders arrest of erring policemen

Owerri feels the ‘broom revolution’

20.4 per cent pass in WAEC Nov/Dec SSCE

UN team to visit Nigeria over arms shipment

Obama calls Jonathan on Cote d’Ivoire

Fed recurrent expenditure down to N381b from N536b

Ojukwu flown to UK

PDP, minister faulted over project

Gunmen kidnap banker in Rivers

18 killed in Delta road crash

Ekiti commissioners, special advisers take oath today

Mimiko presents N138b budget to Assembly

Aregbesola plealds for time to fix Osun economy

Oyo ACN chieftain escapes attack

Halliburton: Court okays trial of Nigerians

Four PDP governors get ‘automatic tickets’

Falana sues Fed Govt over air space

Wilfred Osuji: Ronaldinho has always been my idol

Wenger rubbishes claims that Chelsea, Man Utd's only title rivals

Fergie expecting van der Sar’s exit after season

Blues aren’t as strong like before –Terry

Federer raises R17m for children's charity

Calabar Festival: Imoke tees off golf tournament

Emeghara takes solace in Partizan Belgrade

Bayelsa splashes N4.5m on Wrestlers

Gerrard set for return to Liverpool squad

BREAKING NEWS: Ojukwu flown abroad

Ojukwu flown abroad

League Sponsorship: Chukwu unhappy

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Showemimo, Sheriff predict tough time for Plateau United

3SC made me —Uche Uwofor

Guardiola takes positive approach after Bilbao draw

Balotelli: I’m better than Rooney, Fabregas

Makinwa refuses pay-as-you–play deal

Inter Milan sacks Benitez

Utaka gets positive feedback from Stuttgart

NIGERIA PREMIER LEAGUE: NPL clubs may shun recess

NFF gives Eucharia additional responsibilities

Odemwingie poised to return

ACN wins Ekiti Assembly by-election

Three new varsities approved as govt okays N1.5b grant

Dignitaries celebrate ‘business, family model’

Dad relives kidney transplant that saved son

Suntai presents ‘budget of progress’

Delta budgets N240.58b

Jonathan’s biography ready for launch

Politicians advised against manipulation

PHCN to be liquidated soon, says President

INEC moves to thwart plots against 2011

Deeper Life retreat begins December 25

Theft of DDC machines: Suspects to be arraigned today

Kogi PDP may pick consensus candidate

Bankole faces contempt of court charge

Senate threatens not to pass 2011 budget

More support for Akpabio

Buhari for Uyo rally

Imoke emerges sole candidate

Sylva advises committee

Kidnappers demand N600m

The challenge before Jega

Nigeria’s leadership of ECOWAS

Alfa’s prophecy on Obj

The aborted Northern Governors meeting in Kaduna

Dearth of Internet information on Nigeria

Copyright confusion

Government magic

Legislative envy

Brinkmanship in Cote d’Ivoire

Budget 2011: Govt gets it wrong again

Coalition urges Deltans to support Ogboru

Anunobi seeks support for Jonathan, Nwodo

Aspirant tasks leaders

My mission to LAHA, by ACN aspirant

‘PDP should do something about Ogun’

ACN chieftain joins Oyo Assembly race

Rights activist shows interest in House of Reps

‘My interest in Abia House, by Ogbulogo

My plans for Kogi, by Akanmode

The thrills, frills of ACN convention

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

‘AGIP’ is alive and well

A Christmas nightmare averted: lessons from 2009 ‘underwear bomber’

Delta governorship rerun poll likely Jan. 6

Court frees al-Mustapha, others of attempted murder of Ibru

$180m scam: Halliburton, three others pay $130m fines

Ojukwu on life support machine at UNTH

Uduaghan’s campaign gets N800m

Navy to acquire more vessels

Residents protest police shooting of boy, three

Ex-Osun council chiefs praise Aregbesola

Fayemi woos National Assembly members on development

Police deploy 2,500 men for Ekiti by-election

Atiku promises revolution in budget preparation

Senators pick holes in Budget 2011

Obi presents N66.6b ‘peoples budget’

Atiku: Southwest delegates are deceiving Jonathan

Ojukwu in come at UNTH

Monday, December 20, 2010

Up up goes foodstuff prices as ‘Xmas approaches

North’s leaders weigh options over anti-Atiku plan

Fed Govt slashes allocation to local contractors in 2011 budget

2011: Atiku’s men launch new plot to stop Jonathan

Faction gives Jonathan ultimatum to resolve Oyo PDP crisis

Ekiti CNPP urges PDP candidate to settle debt

Tinubu, ACN governors for Ige lecture

2011: Fashola urges govt, media pact

Abia to create 1,000 jobs next year

Fayemi presents N74b anti-poverty budget

Traffic chaos as Jonathan departs Lagos 

Our strategy against security lapses, by Jega

ACN tells Jonathan to forget Lagos

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Fayemi’s assets worth N750m

ACN: ruling party wants to sink Nigeria

NSA gets N105b in Budget 2011

Jonathan mourns PDP’s big losses in Southwest

Jonathan okays women for Defence Academy

Why I left LP for NCP, by Momodu

PHCN workers threaten to down tools

Passengers stranded as snow forces airlines to cancel London flights

Two policemen feared dead in shoot out with robbers

Stampede at Abuja music show

Sambo urged to shelve visit to Ekiti

Why we are backing Jonathan, by Diaspora groups

Let’s sweep out PDP now, says Tinubu

Jega on imperfect election

Modernisation driving us crazy

African leaders take a stand in Cote d’Ivoire


David-West criticises Jonathan for kneeling before Adeboye

Bribes, more bribes

Shekarau, Harry Akande trade words over ANPP chairmanship

Gani Adams carpets National Assembly

GLO-CAF AWARDS 2010: History beckons on Eto’o, Drogba, Gyan

Lagos Assembly raises panels on teachers’ strike

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Treason: I’m not afraid of arrest –IBB

EFCC raises alarm over plot to destabilise agency

Fresh developments redefining Jonathan, Abubakar chances

Jonathan in closed-door meeting with northern delegates

Jonathan’s unstatesmanlike and undemocratic outburst

Lack of values is our major problem in Anambra- Obi

FRSC warns govt officials against abuse of siren

Amaechi reads riot act to companies in the state

Ooni, Alaafin hug each other at Olofa’s coronation

Lagos Central celebrates Tinubu

Tinubu’s wife donates N100m to New Era Foundation

Reckless Atiku

Osun governorship appeal: Response to Oyinlola’s diatribe and tissues of lies

President accepts to serve for one term

Transcorp Hilton groans over N50m expenditure on power, overhauls operations

Friday, December 17, 2010

MASSOB to attend burial

Enahoro, a crusader of true federalism—Defence Minister

Police foil attempt to kidnap American diplomat in Abuja

Nwodo extols Enahoro’s virtues

...Atiku returns to drawing board, meets PDP Reps

2011: President, ex--VP know fate January 13

Uncertainty over burial arrangement for late Sikiru Ayinde Barrister insists he must be buried in Ibadan, not Lagos

Supreme Court sacks Osun councils

Jonathan, governors, others pay last respect as Oshiomhole buries wife

How Anenih, Saraki, Babangida saved Jonathan

Council chief laments Enahoro’s death

2011: Tinubu calls for credible polls

SNG urges Police, Army to be neutral in 2011 elections

...Ajimobi mourns late Fuji legend

Goodluck/Sambo organisation replies Atiku on violent change

Court orders EFCC to unseal Akingbola’s house

Jos crises: Two accused persons jailed

How Kano shared $75m among Pfizer victims

Ateke Tom expresses delight over destruction of his nine camps by JTF

Trial by EFCC: Dariye loses bid to get back travelling documents... jets out to Israel for medical treatment

We now live at the mercy of hoodlums, residents of Lagos neighbourhood cry out

Presidential paralysis

Alone, all alone

Barca didn’t wish to face us –Wenger

Eales: It’s going to be tough for Spurs

Madrid out for Lyon revenge

Fergie happy with draw against Marseille

Kaffo promises better days for T/Tennis

Falcons to resume camp Jan.

Ghana's Asamoah Gyan grabs 2010 BBC award

Thursday, December 16, 2010

20 PDP governors for Jonathan

Jonathan to Atiku: talk treason and face the law

‘Exit of the last man standing’

Bafarawa mourns

He gave his all to Nigeria, says Chime

Buhari, Uduaghan visit Enahoro’s widow

Yakassai, Clark: he led a purposeful life

ACN pays tribute to national icon

Enahoro’s death a calamity, say Ohakim, Orji, Makinde

Reps throw out Section 87

‘I’ ll marry Adams in my next world’

SSS warns politicians against inflammatory comments

Rivers to spend N414b next year

Protests mar appointment of Oyo councils’ interim chairmen

‘Adeyemi duly installed Alara’

20 PHCN workers arrested in Ogun

Christmas: Ondo workers get 50% bonus

‘Sack RECs of annulled polls’

Ajimobi berates Alao-Akala for alleged arms stockpiling

Fayemi swears in Head of Service

‘Calls for state of emergency mischievous’

Supreme Court to deliver verdict on Osun council chiefs’ tenure today

Carnival produces early winners

Ohakim visits bereaved royal family

15 jailed two years over Jos crisis

Amaechi gets campaign team

‘Support Southsouth’

Ex-PDP chair berated

‘We didn’t bribe INEC’

US hails Cross River

‘Uduaghan will return’

Fayemi pledges to support police

Aspirant pledges development

Drivers, policemen clash in Onitsha

Police battle kidnappers in Anambra

Toasting the Penners, and Madison, Wisconsin

Kuje inmates plead for amnesty

Poll 2011: Can it get any dirtier?

Police get 30 vans in Borno

Obi empowers 58 communities

Aspirant promises development

Muslims pray for Aregbesola

FUJI king: Barrister dies

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Federal Govt budgets N50b for jobs

Icon Enahoro dies

Fugitive offender who died a national hero

CODER mourns Enahoro

Undergraduate, two others die in Lagos road crashes

Tolling to begin on Eti-Osa/Lekki road Jan 3

The man, his times, struggles and glorious exit

Ekiti rerun: INEC queries 53 presiding officers

The making of the last of titans

How the political general fought independence war

A political paradox uniquely Enahoro

Enahoro would forever be remembered as a conscientious nation builder, say Jonathan, Obasanjo, Mark, Tinubu, others

‘Akure 27’ soldiers released

NBA urges establishment of Appeal Court

Iwude to hold in Osun Saturday

Atiku, IBB warn PDP on zoning

‘The people’ll return me’

‘I’m not part of Atiku’s campaign’

CLO to monitor Delta rerun

‘I enjoy working with Amaechi’

Rally for Uduaghan

Workers reject ‘Xmas bonus

Lawmaker, hoodlums arrested at Oyo PDP rally

We lost seven soldiers, policeman, says JTF commander

FEC approves N139b contracts

Knowledge gives you the edge, says activist

Akunyili quits, Maku resumes

Enahoro dies at 87

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Senate dumps contentious amendment

Dele Momodu dumps LP

Why Nigeria is not progressing, by Tinubu

Protesters block National Assembly gate over Electoral Act

Masari loses CPC ticket to Senator

Kingibe, Nnamani, others extol Ribadu at book launch

No more INEC cash for parties, says Jega

Why PDP shifted NEC meeting

Jonathan begs governors, National Assembly over party crises

Firm uncovers fraud in police salary payment

Recurrent spending takes N3.2tr of Fed Govt’s N4.2tr 2011 budget

Electoral Amendment: Lawmakers flee protesters' chase

Monday, December 13, 2010

22, 500 DDC machines ready, says Jega

PDP NEC meets amidst

Orji orders Osisikankwu’s body to be displayed in Umuahia

Amendment a legislative duty, says Eyiboh

Zoning: NPLF leaders plot mass defection from PDP

Ibori to face trial in UK

Governors to Jonathan: don’t sign Electoral Act

Yuguda vs. Muazu: Court adjourns till Jan

Fayemi appoints Head of Service, acting Chief Judge

ACN in Ijeshaland denies causing violence

Policeman who shot boy, 23, promoted

Federal health workers begin strike

Navy, Air Force promise to aid credible elections

National Assembly gets N150b, says Mark

Jonathan shifts presentation of 2011 budget

Tinubu: Oyo is backward under Alao-Akala

INEC begs court not to grant injunctions

Abia ACN elects officers

Imo House says it can’t be intimidated

Anambra safe, says aide

Araraume’s group takes over ACN in Imo

FG’s housing scheme to cost N2.6b in Anambra

Tension over Akunyili’s senatorial ambition

Court reserves ruling on Enugu PDP crisis

Anambra PDP withdraws suit against Nwodo

Ayakoromo community calls for trial of Defence Chief, others

Disabled persons protest at Rivers Assembly

Parading the dead

Legislators at work

Di Matteo targets Osaze’s replacement

Eneramo relishes proposed Euro move

Ndanusa liaises with marketers

‘Nigerian players must do more’

Maigari wants inquest on Ogoli’s death

Kalika signs at last

NFF: No upfront payment

Table topping: Ogunbote cautions Sunshine

I’m not a bad boy—ThankGod

Eguma pleased to end Wolves' run

NPL decides today

TP Mazembe out to make history

Ghana awaits FIFA’s verdict on future

Ancelotti stands by risk of axing angry Drogba

Moyes vows to keep faith with Saha

Madrid, Barca beckon on £50m-rated Tevez

‘Abuja Master Plan faulty’

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Oyinlola’s abominable thanksgiving

Tinubu, the real Yoruba leader

State secrets in the age of the internet

The state of the nation’s finances

Fed Govt, others share N407b

Banks resume lending, says Sanusi

UBA wins Project Financing in Africa award

Lekki project gets Unity Bank’s N5.5b credit

Unqualified bankers to go, says CIBN

Dangote seals $400m cement deal with Zambia

Mamora asks Lagosians to vet aspirants

‘PDP should not rule beyond 2011’

Fireworks over Electoral Act amendment

Why prosecuting Assange will not be easy

WikiLeaks, Nigeria sucks

Aregbesola, yet another ACN broom

Is OBJ still laughing?

Suswam, Yakowa reject ex-VP

Falana praises INEC over REC Adebayo

Pensioners allege fraud in payment of N9.3b benefits

Jonathan camp hits Babangida, Atiku

2011: Anxiety in PDP over plot to disqualify Atiku

Constitution Review Committee to meet with Jega

Jubilation in Aba as suspected kidnapper Osisikankwu is shot dead

2011 polls must reflect people’s will, says US

2011: Crisis hits PDP

Retraction and Apology

Customs impound ship load of smuggled rice

‘WikiLeaks: Atiku wrong on Jonathan’

Minister: Don’t politicise theft of DDC machines

Anxiety grips airport security officials over DDC machines

ACN seeks independent inquiry

FCTA frowns at hawking

Uduaghan: judge me on my achievements

NECO smashes exam syndicate in Delta

Alleged beneficiaries of ‘Togo’s loot’ flee communities

Ekiti ACN returns executive

‘Peaceful congress shamed our detractors’

Aregbesola to consult Osun monarchs over governance

We have no problem with Alara, say indigenes

I won’t depend on federal allocation, says Fayemi

‘I’m PPA national chair’

Ringim’s unfair move on Akpoyibo

Who’s afraid of Bola Tinubu?

Ribadu  unveils book tomorrow

Ex-NITEL DGM is dead

Youths attack Kano CPC Secretariat

Saraki reaffirms support for daughter

I am not ill, says Yakowa

Protest against Clark

Mourinho mulls move for Tevez

Siasia’s contract: NFF board members on war path

Etuhu explains Fulham’s poor run

Kalu Uche tips Almeria for La Liga drop escape

Emenalo tipped as first Nigerian to lead Chelsea

Monarch warns against violence

Obi pays N6b gratuities

ACN elects leaders in Anambra, Enugu

Southeast leaders back Jonathan

Six kidnap suspects remanded in prison

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Protest rocks PDP over amendments to Electoral Act

Jonathan, Mark, Bankole strike deal on 2011

Beauty is in a wheelchair

Enugu Labour Party elects new leaders

Gubernatorial aspirant laments neglect of voters

2011 Elections: monitoring groups to deploy handsets across 774 LGAs

Ogun, Oyo ACN and the battle ahead

Aspirant calls for better representation

I have not declared to contest for governorship -Ikuforiji

No apology for Tinubu’s role in Southwest’s liberation from PDP, says Fayemi

Atiku, Ciroma take campaign to South-South, S/West leaders

How far can Nyako go?

Tinubu calls for code of conduct for parties

2011: PDP urged to field female candidate

Sustaining the health sector revolution in Lagos

Sagay faults Lagos CP transfer

Mimiko flags off N20b Ugbo/Oghoye Road

We’ll do everything to make Rivers investment destination—Amaechi

One dead, eight injured in Lagos motor accident

Remarriage cannot distract me, says Kumuyi

GKS advocates new date for Christmas

Gbonigi unveiled as new wats chancellor

WikiLeaks saga and the end of diplomacy

Invoking the spirit of Western Region

Bishop decries government takeover of schools

Media round table calls for Ministry of Integrity

Anambra residents jubilate over arrest of robbery gang

Coca-Cola lights up Christmas tree

Uproar over death of VGN man

Of sky -High heels and Thigh–high dresses

Friday, December 10, 2010

ACN reaffirms commitment to Oyo/Osun joint ownership of LAUTECH

Oshiomhole’s wife: Edo Govt releases burial activities

School of music takes off in Nigeria

KARIS honours Gani Fawehinmi tomorrow

Fayemi laments poor representation of Ekiti at National Assembly

Jonathan assures traditional rulers of constitutional roles

Amaechi tasks police over murder of commissioner’s mother

2011 poll: Akunyili bows to pressure from Anyaoku, Ojukwu, others to quit cabinet

Alleged $240m bribery scam: Shell offers to pay FG $60m

Police arrest four in Lagos

Ex-Edo Speaker loses appeal

Aregbesola lauds Jonathan over Ekiti, Osun Appeal Court verdicts

ACN holds congress in Lagos, Oyo ,Anambra today

Anambra residents panic over new wave of robbery attacks

2011: Rivers youths root for Amaechi

Two face death for homosexuality in Imo

Northern governors meet Monday

Bafarawa commiserates with Oshiomhole

Top politician fingered as John Togo’s sponsor

Rangers’ away form will change — Ezenwa

Sunday Mba not different from the rest

Crown players are fighters—Salami

Heartland’s Hamzat Jamiu vows to thrill Owerri fans

Eguma alerts Dolphin players on Wolves

MPPP chieftain empowers members

Lamorde back in EFCC

Atiku faults plans to hold presidential primaries in Abuja

Falana demands release of pardoned soldiers

‘Whoever says I’m not from North should visit my great grand father’s grave’

My life is in danger, supermarket operator cries out

Shot by trigger-happy policeman and evicted from hospital, 35-year-old man risks amputation

Family tree

Re: Marriage: let him ask you!

Why must you love again?

Re: “Excuse me, I need to cook for Dennis”

So, na who be de maga?

As Nigeria plummets in global development index…

Top entertainers to invade Crack Ya Ribs

Darey set to release double album

Ron Kenoly, Chevelle Franklin fly Nigeria’s banner at

How I intend to spend my N15m cash prize —Casey, winner

Lancelot Imasuen turns lecturer

Vivian Ejike premieres new movie

$200m Grant: A hearty dance off-key

I’m not in any relationship

‘The source of my joy has been killed’

Governor Amaechi always asks us to caution him before power goes into his head—Sampson Parker Rivers health commissioner

Arrows against truth

Implications of Ciroma panel’s verdict

Thursday, December 09, 2010

Take heart, leaders tell Edo governor

Sylva, Orji, Aregbesola, others condole with Oshiomhole

I leave you to your conscience ,IBB tells Jonathan

No going back on recovery of looted assets, says AGF

Jonathan had doubts about his 2011 bid, says WikiLeaks

Buhari: Nigeria lacks visionary leadership

Reps order investigations

Oshiomhole: we fought cancer for three years

Security agents find 16 stolen INEC machines

Why PDP may lose in 2011, by Amaechi

Protest in Ekiti community

NLC to Alao-Akala: pay teachers’ July salary

Fayemi promises to pay ex-political office holders

2011 budget won’t be business as usual, says Lagos Speaker

Jonathan to present 2011 Budget Tuesday

ACN shifts national convention

Centre introduces new fertility technique

PDP Senators, Reps reject Nwodo’s option on Electoral Act

EFCC official charged with fraud

Ebonyi, where the old are making waves

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

At 48, Akpabio is a wanted man

Labour and the privatisation of the power sector

Weep not for Aondoakaa

Remembering Oluwakayode Iseolorunpo Adisa Osuntokun (5)

Amos Adamu’s just dessert

Akunyili as Islam’s ambassador

PDP, you dare not!

Knocking down the kingpins

Another African ‘Big Man’

Obdurate House

Tinubu, governors, ACN send condolence messages

Edo announces death

Gusau mourns

Jonathan, Obasanjo, Mark, Bankole, others condole with Oshiomhole

Reps pass Bill to make lawmakers automatic party NEC members

‘Blame Abuja politicians for PDP crisis’ 

Why I resigned, by Ondo REC Adebayo

‘One man, one vote will work’

Oshiomhole’s wife dies 10 days to daughter’s wedding

Jonathan to IBB: accept your fate or quit PDP

No fee increase

Ibadan PDP chieftain, others defect to ACN

NSE’s alleged N1.35b bonus: Council members deny culpability

Aregbesola promises prudence with Osun resources

Fayemi sends list of commissioner nominees to Assembly

ACN, Amosun to Daniel: PDP is dead in Ogun

ANPP: no consensus in 2011

New pay for Imo lecturers next month

World Bank team, Obi assess erosion sites

Jumbo pay of lawmakers

Reps adopt $65 oil price for 2011

Amaechi to build N1.2 b library

Aspirant condemns attack on office

Akwa Ibom students protest over unpaid allowance

Aspirant, others indicted in N5.2b contract scam

Togo: I‘m willing to surrender

OOU workers protest closure, unpaid arrears

News Alert: Edo State Government Special Announcement

Oshiomhole's wife died of breast cancer

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

No going back on crusade for just society, says Tinubu

Independence Day bombings: Okah’s brother, two others charged with treason

Babangida asks Nwodo to implement verdict on zoning

EFCC files 16-count charge against ex-US VP Cheney

Ondo REC Adebayo quits

Sanusi insists lawmakers take 25% of N536.26b

2011: North’s leaders in new plot to stop Jonathan

‘Fayemi, deputy didn’t abandon Govt House’

Aregbesola to follow Awo’s education model

Ondo spends N568m on Safe Motherhood, says Mimiko

We‘ll take over case against Tinubu, says Conduct Bureau

Melaye, others locked out of National Assembly

Reform no guarantee for free polls, says Bankole

Ex-governor hails Sanusi as Sagay hits lawmakers over Lagos councils

North renews search for strong leadership

Beyond face-off between legislators and Sanusi (I)

‘Parties can substitute candidate’

Disquiet in INEC over Delta rerun

South Africa may invest in Anambra

Chime’s wife denies allegation

Strike persists as ASUU, varsity talks fail

NDLEA impounds 254kg drugs in Kano

North Central Tax Appeal Panel sits in Jos

STF commander’s wife not murdered

NBA decries insecurity in Delta

Bank shut over N155m tax default

Eight arrested for alleged forgery

Woman, niece kidnapped in Calabar

Monday, December 06, 2010

Ex-Minister Aondoakaa suspended for two years

Why lawmakers are after CBN Governor Sanusi

Despite court order, Melaye’s bid to reclaim office fails

Lawmakers urge IGP to bring killer-DPO to book

Police get ultimatum over killing in Lagos

We bombed NNPC pipeline, says John Togo

ASUU flays National Assembly over Sanusi

PTDF funds: I’m ready to face EFCC, says ex-VP Atiku

Lagos to grant land excision to 257 communities

Ondo, Ekiti, Osun form alliance for rapid development

A milestone that passed unheralded

Akunyili blames judges for miscarriage of justice

Atta-Mills says democracy must be people-focussed

Fed Govt to construct metro lines in Lagos, Kano

Fani-Kayode, Agbekoya tackle Fayose over Obasanjo

ACN: Sack Ondo REC Adebayo, other indicted RECs now

Amnesty tells Govt to implement ECOWAS judgment on education

Court awards N2.5b damages against Stanbic IBTC for contract breach

Sunday, December 05, 2010

Navy, Air Force promote 198

I won’t defect to another party, says Babangida

PDP must go, says ACN convention chair

Ndlea warns of new tricks by drug barons

Mbeki begins mediation in Cote D’Ivoire crisis

‘It’s faulty to call Atiku North’s consensus candidate’

Sour tales from survivors’ camps

Why I lifted ban on Tokunbo cars, toothpicks, by Jonathan

ACN cries out over alleged moves to silence Tinubu

Obasanjo, Fayose clash at Oyinlola’s reception

Opposition for opposition sake

Where is our Dubai?

Reps panel rejects work on Ibadan-Oyo road

Edo warns illegal land developers

10 killed in Akwa Ibom road crashes

Amaechi urges understanding of Niger Delta agitation

Poly queries 300 for lateness

Abia wades into ABSUTH rift

Senator seeks re-election

‘Zoning rules out Orlu from governorship’

Group donates kits as Abia increases HIV/AIDS centres

‘Why Southeast should support Jonathan’

Bribery scandal rocks Ebonyi Assembly

Sylva endorsed for second term

Saturday, December 04, 2010

Tinubu commends Sanusi over comment on National Assembly, urges Obasanjo to quit politics

2011: court order over DDC machines won’t truncate arrangements, says INEC

Crescent University VC resigns over comment on Ogun bond

JTF attack: thousands flee Delta creeks

ACN alerts on violence in Osun

Jonathan, Atiku battle for delegates

Ex-Atiku aide joins Kogi guber race

I won’t bow to intimidation – Akomas

Gov Doma and the test of fire

Segun Oni’s double misfortune

Why politicians’ allowances are still high, by RMAFC

Why we chose Edo for our National Convention – ACN

Hope rises for girl who ‘has only two weeks left to live’

Group calls for more transparency of HIV/AIDS Budget/Funds

Policeman beats up magistrate in Makurdi, NBA, NUJ protest

Group makes case for the disabled

“Daddy, what’s that?”

Ikeja PFN gets new excos

Ideal Sisters Fellowship celebrates

Women are special weapons of God-Odusote

Youths visit the blinds

Adefarasin: I never asked Christians not to vote for Muslims

Orji tasks Christians on credible poll

Eternal return

Cote d’Ivoire: a painful African dilemma

What do you think of the FG decision to establish six more universities?

Friday, December 03, 2010

Halliburton scandal: EFCC corruption charges baseless, says Cheney’s lawyer

Jos: Seven killed in fresh attack

We won’t allow return of failed leaders – VP Sambo

Babangida’s camp, two others scramble for Atiku’s VP slot

Restructuring: INEC shops for new Secretary

Ivory Coast poll overturned, Gbagbo declared winner

Tracing Aregbesola’s roots

Akure mutiny: Army pardons 27 convicted soldiers

2011: INEC walks tight rope

Zone of death

Aguero granted dual nationality

Eto'o loses appeal against ban

Blackpool/Man United match called off

Onigbinde backs Siasia to succeed

Chukwu warns Siasia on Mafia

NFF to gag Eagles’ assistant coach Kalika

Fayose urges Ekiti REC to stop poll riggers

Immigration arrest 12 illegal aliens in Ogun

Court sacks electoral chair, other members

Omoni Oboli emerges best actress again

‘Why I’m scared to get married'

Re: Are there still two- minutes men…

‘Excuse me, I need to cook for Dennis’

Democratic challenges and ethos

The truth behind the loot

Rather than jubilate, I burst into tears

I was hired to implicate DPO

Moments after leaving banking hall, robbers snatch N3.3m from physically challenged lawyer

We are shocked but not intimidated, say parents of quadruplets

Cholera: Quick facts

Thursday, December 02, 2010

Scores missing after fresh attack by JTF

10 die in another Lagos-Badagry Express road accident

Fed Govt, Halliburton in $500m plea-bargain deal

ACN to Daniel: PDP’s days are numbered

Oyinlola’s aide, 2,000 Osun PDP members defect to ACN

President honours dons with National Merit awards

Why PDP Reps’ caucus endorsed Jonathan, by Eyiboh

Ailing journalist seeks assistance

EFCC intercepts 12,000 scam mails, saves £110m

Reps seek merger of EFCC, ICPC

Osunbor makes case for quality lawmakers

AC N holds hitch-free congress in Lagos

‘Minimum wage is a challenge to Niger’

Imoke reshuffles executive council

ThisDay, Ipsos sign agreement on 2011 polls

Seven killed in Akwa Ibom shootout

I’ll return, says Uduaghan

Oshiomhole redeploys commissioner

2011: PDP sets Jan. 11 for Jonathan, Atiku clash

Lagos inter-modal transport manifesting, says Fashola

Six Ondo poly union leaders suspended

Ondo pays N4b benefits to retirees

World Cup 2018: Russia takes the lead

Shop for your home makeover

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

INEC warns PDP to stop crises in Oyo, Delta, others

2011: Jonathan woos PDP Reps Caucus

Britain stresses need for credible elections

2011: ACN, Buhari’s party may join forces

Sanusi: I can resign

N5.6b aviation scam: EFCC accuses witness of lying

Nigerian prof wins Commonwealth fellowship

Senate passes bill to give industrial court superior status

Fed Govt sets up panel to probe FHA MD

Court clears Jonathan to contest under PDP

Atiku : Obasanjo is liability to PDP

March 31 date sought for budget implementation

Firm accuses INEC of infringing on patent rights

Rights group to Assembly: don’t behave like bullies

Alleged N787m fraud: Witness indicts ubec directors in court

Eight burnt to death in Lagos accident

Akala re-opens Journalism centre

‘Oyo, Ogun will go to progressives’

OAU alumni to discuss democracy

Lagos to get kidney, heart transplant centre

31 robbery suspects held in Oyo

Osun Speaker apologises to Aregbesola

Fayemi reduces UNAD tuition fees

Tinubu, others canvass restoration of federalism

Bakare expresses fear over Electoral Act

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

2011 presidential race: More abuses, less issues?

2011: How we’ll keep thugs away from ballots, by INEC

Senate, House invite Sanusi, Aganga over comments

Reps quarrel over N6.1b NCC budget

Jonathan begs Senators