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The Nation Archive for January 2011Rss

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Political killings threat to sovereignty , says IBB

Minister’s trial for alleged corruption begins today

Soludo challenges Aganga to debate

Anxiety as parties submit lists of candidates to INEC

ACN chieftain mobilises for registration

Group backs Fashola for second term

Lawmaker tasks INEC on registration

Insecurity and state police question

How amazons rev political engine in Anambra

Igbo seek Fed Govt’s intervention

CNPP urges governors to find solution

Onu blames Borno killings on security lapses

No Unijos student died, says police chief

Militant youths kill anti-riot policeman

Saturday, January 29, 2011

14 killed as UNIJOS students, Hausa youths clash in Jos

Akala, Akinjide kick over Folarin’s election

Governorship Race: State of the parties

Governors meet, drums up support for Jonathan

Borno governor weeps as slain ANPP guber candidate, others are buried

PDP condemns killing of Borno ANPP guber candidate

Tribunal nullifies Osun Speaker’s election

N25b fraud: EFCC launches fresh manhunt for Igbinedion

Saraki picks senatorial ticket

Ex-SSG wins Delta primaries amid violence

Lagos Assembly summons LASU contractor, engineer

Benue police arrest, release two Abuja staff of The Nation

Between regional and national parties

Party conflicts and state stability

‘Why Alaibe is no threat’

Pakistanisation of Nigeria

Kogi’s leadership vacuum

Protests! Protests!!

‘Military must be committed to democracy’

What does the North want?

Youths protest cancellation of PDP Kogi primaries

ACN leader predicts party's victory at April polls

Friday, January 28, 2011

NADECO members regroup

Olurin’s mandate is intact, says party chief

Senator Adeyemi wins second term ticket... opponents protest

Mubarak sacks cabinet

FG, firms sign N44b contract for Niger Delta roads

Jonathan’s candidacy divides ACF

Folarin floors Akala’s candidate to pick Oyo Central senatorial ticket

INEC extends exercise by one week

Governor’s brother, governorship candidate, five others assassinated

The nplf we need

Good riddance NPL

Anichebe struggling to face Chelsea

Martins return to England on loan

Mandela goes home after hospital treatment

Democratic Values and Responsibilities

Silent musing

Life’s hardly better out here, Bode George

Presidential primary: Why Atiku lost Adamawa to Jonathan — Senator Gerei

We must dismantle ‘do-or-die’ politics

Crown recalls sacked coach Esu

35 Bendel Insurance stars escape death

17th Monthly Saturday Boxing Show:Amateur boxers set to thrill fans in Lagos

Maigari begs Nigerians to back federation

Election into NFF board:Omidiran steps down

NFF gets N45m FIFA's World Cup largesse

Siasia’s headache

Nnamdi Asomugha: Rough paths to stardom

Ramon Azeez: My story, parents and a good Samaritan (2)

Missing raves in Nollywood

Re: Can a lady buy herself a husband?

Do men prefer us fleshy or skinny…

‘How we hijacked a container of PVC panels worth N15m’

Man attacks mother with machete in her sleep ... over late father’s property

How Abuja’s live-in-lovers are wrecking homes

Matches continue in SPDC/Gov Cup

Fashola to grace finals

Mother of C. Ronaldo's baby dead

Liverpool rejects Chelsea’s bid for Torres

Southsouth to reach out to ACF over Jonathan, says Uduaghan

3.6m register in Lagos

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Imo FA undecided on NFF’s directive

Lobi wants top flight stay, not title win

Agbonlahor aiming for another Old Trafford win

Mohammed seeks goals to justify Eagles invite

Adamu hopeful over ban appeal

REJECTED N1M SALARIES: NFF won’t offer Shorunmu, Yusuf more

U-20 beats Super Eagles 2–1

February 9 international friendly: Guatemala game will hold —NFF

Adebayor relishing Real Madrid chance

Northern Governors meeting fail to form quorum

Court restrains INEC, PDP over Daniel, Bankole, others

Soldiers can’t attack civilians, says STF

Southeast leaders demand Igbo president in 2015

Oshiomhole warns saboteurs of voter registration

I didn’t attack Court of Appeal Justices, says NBA president

Delta begins rebuilding of Ayakoromor

Another commissioner resigns in Edo

212 ex- militants in Accra for training

‘Release our breadwinner’

Edo, Rivers Assemblies pass budgets

Gowon challenges leaders on good governance

Four students arraigned for disrupting registration

ACN to Nigerian Tribune: your editorial a poorly-executed hatchet job

Ebonyi PDP Assembly primaries cancelled

Akunyili kicks against Southwest for Senate president

Aregbesola challenges teachers

Baby with two ‘heads’ returns home

Customs seizes $11.2m cocaine at Lagos Port

Mother remanded over baby’s death

Lecture on Feb.1

Eleruwa to appeal judgment

Two corps members, five others arrested for stealing DDC machines

David-West seeks Ijaw leader Clark’s arrest

Destiny as ideology

Staying well in dry weather

Dinner for an ‘academic diplomat’

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Lagos leads with 2.6m as INEC registers 22m

ACN calls for correction of registration lapses in Kwara

Fayemi criticises late arrival of DDC machines in Ekiti

Women in Hijab protest discrimination

INEC needs N6.6b for extension, says Jega

Reps threaten Speaker over primaries

EFCC freezes N800m in Director’s account

Two victims of Ibadan fire die in hospital

Two arrested for multiple registration in Oyo

Ogun ACN alleges plot to disenfranchise teachers

Group cries foul

Senator, Lagos lawmakers call for extension

Women demand mosquito nets before registering in Gombe

Lamido allays fears over ACF’s rejection of Jonathan

Opposition can’t defeat Ohakim, says Nzeribe

Anambra Commissioner may be jailed for contempt

National Life driver arrested in Makurdi

Two commissioners resign in Edo State

Kano to review varsity edict

How to curb mass failure, by experts

LASU stipulates procedure for course registration

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Typically Nigerian

Jos bombings: A dangerous novelty

Ekiti monarchs lament poor exercise

Lawyers lash NBA president over comments on Appeal Court Justices

They are of no consequence

Jonathan: How damaging is the Arewa snub?

Presidency asks indicted minister to step down

EFCC detains six for alleged N5b pension fraud

Arewa rejects Jonathan

Corps members, INEC ad hoc official charged to court

Rivers’ educational, health programmes hailed

Policeman loses four kids to kerosene explosion

NBA to sue Ogun govt over lawmakers’ salaries

Lagos Assembly passes N450.7b budget

Osun urges Supreme Court to restrain Oyo from taking over LAUTECH

Reps amend Bill to extend registration

Anambra REC gets death threats

Kaduna residents, IEMG disagree over time extension

Tinubu’s mum urges Nigerians to register

Judiciary urged to allow democracy grow

Monday, January 24, 2011

Bill to create role for traditional rulers with lawmakers, says Jonathan

Minister begs ICPC to shelve trial

INEC: no fresh primaries

NLC seeks 10 days extension

Seven DDC machines, three laptops stolen in Plateau

Ogun ACN accuses PDP of bribing corps members

ACN accuses govt of compromising exercise

Uproar over Kwara’s N93.6m support for centres

Govt deploys soldiers to guard RCC officials

ICPC sues ex-Adamawa SSG over alleged N240m fraud

Hopes dashed as INEC draws curtain on primaries

Nwobodo denies dumping Chime

Three suspected kidnappers killed in Imo

Kidnappers of varsity don reduce ransom to N20m

Delta to give N50m to Ayakoromor community

Tension over exco reshuffle in Edo

NDLEA arrests suspected trafficker of heroin at airport

‘Tinubu’s wife qualified to be a senator’

Alao-Akala, Ladoja disagree over damaged billboards

One killed in police, mercenaries clash

Protesters storm Alausa over registration hitches

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Minister to face trial over bribe from governor

Two DDC machines stolen in Kano

ACN: shoddy voter registration threatens free, fair elections

UN team hails Nigeria over Iran’s arms furore

CNPP flays Jonathan over N1.18b power plants contract

New electricity tariff coming

Arewa decides North’s future tomorrow

BPP, FERMA criticise RCC on Benin-Shagamu road

Ruma donated kidney to Yar’Adua, says Wikileaks

Gains of $500m Eurobond, by Aganga

Anger over cancelled PDP primaries

Thousands defect to ACN

Fayose urges Fayemi to honour agreement

Nigerians in Bamako want registration centres

LP exco members petition Mimiko

NDP sues INEC over election timetable

ACN not crazy about forming Fed Govt, says Mohammed

1,000 mayors for Osun conference

Fayemi promises transformation

NLC urges minimum wage implementation next month

Aregbesola advises medical bodies on LAUTECH crisis

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Interior Minister calls for extension of voter registration

Our voter registration experience —Youth Corps members

World Bank partners NAFDAC to clean-up fake drugs

Usman promises adequate representation

Work on a plan B, NBA Chair tells INEC

Osun police investigate under aged voters

 I am not in charge of PDP, says Anenih

PDP cancels governorship, senatorial primaries in Kogi, Kano, others

I’m disappointed at the ongoing voter registration —Buhari

North considers who to back against Jonathan

Friday, January 21, 2011

Bomb scare in Bayelsa

Row over appointment of new AGF

Akala insists on demolishing NURTW building

2011: Group plans nationwide concert for President

Poor visibility delays flight operations at Lagos, Abuja, other airports

Jonathan receives Quatara’s emissary

Bode George to remain in prison

PDP chairmanship: Nwodo’s successor to emerge before April polls

Jega to CNPP What’s wrong if I registered Jonathan in his village?

Soludo should be in jail, says Finance Minister

WAFU, CAF suffering over Adamu’s suspension – Ghana FA boss

The mortality of power and economies

Re: Obasanjo: A statesman obsessed with laughter

The parade of 68 virgins in Lagos

So, Nwodo is gone too?

Re: Broken homes: Who is the victim?

Can a lady buy herself a husband?

17 pellets extracted from man’s head after escaping assassination

Do you remember Mrs Dupe Olowoyo?

Mixed feelings as night life vanishes in Jos

Questions for Attahiru Jega

The rejected stone

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Advisory Council urges Jonathan to cut down govt ministries

UNILAG to be publishing centre

Politics of the President’s wardrobe

Only parties with candidates will be on ballot

Alao-Akala moves to demolish Oyo NURTW secretariat

Three policemen killed in Rivers

Nigeria issues $500m Eurobond in New York today

2011: Register twice and face trial, Jega warns

Jonathan: Eligible Nigerians will be registered

Public holiday in Abia today

‘DDC machines not available in four Kwara councils’

Communities flay INEC

Amaechi meets with traders tomorrow

‘INEC must act fast’

Exercise disappointing, say CPC, Belgore

Seven DDC machines missing in Niger, Bayelsa

Mimiko, Obi, Oshiomhole score INEC low

Halliburton: UK court okays extradition of lawyer to US over Nigerian bribe

On voters’ registration

Akande’s day of joy

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Sambo’s convoy hits three policemen

INEC to deploy technicians to local govts

Aregbesola warns registration saboteurs

Smoking youth sparks tanker fire

Onyema is Stock Exchange boss

Southeast shopping for chairman

Obasanjo, governors in battle to pick PDP chair

98 killed in Ogun over land, others, says police chief

ACN members caution against imposition

Ajimobi urges public to register

NMA ends strike in Ogun

Osun ACN aspirants plead for primaries

I won Ekiti Central Senatorial primary, says Ojudu

Jonathan’s kids’ school closed

Two suspected cocaine traffickers arrested

How to police 84 border posts, by Immigration chief

‘End has come for vote ‘robbers’

Aregbesola tackles rot in education

INEC, corps members in registration tango

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

I’ve no hand in Nwodo’s downfall, says Atiku

How Nwodo escaped expulsion

PDP national chairmen and the illusion of power

Justice delayed, and horrifyingly denied

Jonathan’s victory; Nigeria’s new dawn?

The man Bello Haliru Mohammed

Ladoja accuses Alao-Akala of stopping his campaign jingles

Atiku, IBB, Gusau to fight within PDP

Why Nwodo had to go, by Jonathan

Nwodo surrenders

Royal father relives AMAC experience

Monday, January 17, 2011

Presidency set to overhaul security system over Abuja, Jos, Borno crises

Chairman meets VP in bid to save his job

15 years after, judge frees suspected killers of Rewane

INEC blames hitches on Youth Corps members

Nwodo’s fate uncertain as PDP crisis worsens

ACN urges removal of Ogun INEC chief

Lagos Assembly swears in new lawmaker

Anxiety in OOU over mass sack of union leaders, others

Ekiti oldest man lauds exercise

Jega, Oritsejafor seek for understanding

How to improve registration, by Fashola

EFCC charges lawyer to court over alleged N6.8m fraud

Atiku urged to concede defeat

Why power sector is in crises, by Ribadu

Sports Minister charges Foreign Affairs ministry to uravel Okafor's death

A shocker for stock brokers

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Outrage over voter registration hitches

Tinubu says exercise in shaky start

Ohakim alleges plot to hijack exercise

Falana seeks trial of primaries riggers

Jega redeploys four directors

ACN to justice minister: prosecute Omisore now

Faulty machine stalls Mark’s registration

Southeast PDP asks Nwodo to quit

Shekarau is ANPP candidate

Obasanjo, Mark, others, in registration crisis

Dangote Cement bags NIS ISO certification

Arik Air carries 2.3m passengers

RMAFC’s plan for new revenue formula gets support

Kogi CPC suspends governorship aspirant

Editors urge parties to make passage of FoI bill a priority

Melaye petitions PDP NWC over Kogi primaries

Exercise still slow in Kano, Kaduna, Plateau

Aregbesola urges action against ‘political robbers’

Amaechi, Fayemi call for extension of registration

Five die in Ondo road crash


‘Alao-Akala won’t win second term’

Activist gets ACN ticket for Ogun Rep

Lawyers sue Ekiti over vacancies for perm secs, solicitor-general

CNPP to Fayose: don’t create panic in Ekiti

Eight feared dead in Lagos rival clash

‘It’s a miracle we escaped Jos bomb blast’

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Onitsha market traders lose goods to fire

Ekiti government gives loan to workers

CAN decries killings of Christians in Plateau, Borno

PDP remains a party to beat, says Obasanjo

Atiku meets with Babangida, Gusau

Nwodo in fresh trouble as crisis deepens in PDP

Hitches as voter registration begins nationwide

2011: The tough battle ahead

Northern governors are traitors –Kaita, Yakassai

CAN condemns renewed sectarian killings in Jos

UCKG inaugurates Cathedral of Faith

Ekiti church celebrates at one

‘Why I closed down my church‘

Changing position in the new year! (3)

Just before the general elections

Ogun LP candidate to redress community neglect

More Aspirants dump LP to join ACN in Ondo

Protests over Edo ACN primary results

Voters Registration: Nigerians turn out

Fashola, Mimiko register, Gbemi Saraki encourages participation

Lagoon dwellers turn girls to baby factory

Friday, January 14, 2011

ACN governors: It’s time to sweep non-performing PDP out of power

Welfare of ordinary Nigerians my priority, says Ribadu

CBN alerts banks on terrorist attack

States set to confront FG over NNPC’s N450bn debt

Five feared killed as community clashes with Police

Mark, ACF chair, others applaud president’s victory

Obasanjo keeps mum on Atiku’s defeat

I won’t disappoint Nigerians —Jonathan

Presidential primaries: I’m consulting on next line of action, says Atiku

Amosun picks Ogun ACN’s ticket

The making of a landslide victory

The crash of the mighty

Atiku: What does the future hold?

By the time all the politics is over...

Obasanjo: A statesman obsessed with laughter

The Okafor I knew as a young player

Nigeria’s top 2011 hopes

The Messi mistake

Okeahialam frowns at Owumi's removal

Dike to suspend Okwara for indiscipline

Envoh, Gomo, Chukwudi out of Sharks/Pillars tie

Empty mansions in Ajah, Lekki, highbrow Lagos communities

Our senator has gone mad again

What a shame!

Uche Okafor's demise:Maigari urges thorough inquest

***UPDATE***Ribadu is ACN flagbearer

Presidential Candidate: ACN choses RIbadu

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Who is who at Eagle Square

Jonathan, Atiku, Jubril: The Nigeria of their dreams

PDP has not failed in 12 years, says Nwodo

How Atiku’s protest forced PDP to abide by rule of law

Jonathan wins

Fake NYSC uniforms, INEC ID cards in Oyo

FCT gets 506 DDC machines

Adamawa ACN for Ribadu

Oniro gets staff of office tomorrow

ACN wins Offa council poll

Why five soldiers were arrested, by Jos STF Commander

Protesting corps members seize Adamawa INEC office

ACN to Kwara: swear in winners of Offa Local Govt Council rerun

Sao Tome president, Bankole, three governors win Zik Prize

EFCC arrests 12 oil chiefs over alleged $100m bribe

Nweze: I will rebuild Ebonyi State

‘ACN will rescue Oyo State’

Fashola, other candidates emerge at primaries

ACN ‘ ll spring surprises at the polls, says Rep

Obas praise Mimiko over Agunloye, Boroffice

...Obiora, Oyinkansola Saraki, Takai too

Gaidam, Agunloye, Almakura get tickets

Baptist church holds summit

240, 000 youth corps members insured for N168b

NCAA holds talk with SSS, others on polls

Ayogu Eze slams power-sharing in Enugu

Six Bakassi leaders arrested over bomb allegation

Obi donates N35m to Fadama

ACN Primaries: Two people lost their lives in Edo State

Utomi emerges SDMP presidential candidate

Eleweomo: Folarin regains freedom

UPDATE: Jonathan seek last minute support

PDP Presidential Primaries: Security lock down in Abuja

Security lock down in Abuja as ruling party holds convention to pick Presidential candidate

78 MDAs to spend N35b on transport, training

NSE shops for vendors on new trading platform

No new electricity tariff yet, says NERC

Presidency recalls suspended FHA MD

UBA partners Osun on agric, power

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

‘Jonathan ‘ll get the ticket’

I’m in race to restore expectations of Nigerians, says Atiku

5,000 delegates to vote

Court restrains Nwodo as PDP chair

Delegates camped in Games Village as battle for votes gets desperate

Jonathan versus Atiku: Who wins today?

ACN decides on Ribadu, Bafarawa, Malami tomorrow

Bauchi High Court restrains CPC chair

EFCC to probe civil servants living above means, says Waziri

NAFDAC confiscates fake drugs in Makurdi

‘Don’t use corps members for election

APGA opposes caretaker committee

Kalu pays tribute to late Mooyiwa Collins

CAN slams STF over Jos killings

Ribadu on Afghanistan Anti-Corruption panel

Offa council rerun orderly

Anambra PDP petitions Nwodo over Assembly congresses

NEWS: PDP Chairman, Nwodo sacked

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Jonathan, Atiku fight dirty

Aregbesola to Omisore: prove your allegations

Lagos schools’ proprietors protest closure

Ogun G-15 lawmakers get ACN tickets

NCP, Tofa urge Nigerians to sack PDP

Oyelese, Adeojo move to stop Oyo governorship primaries

Oshiomhole warns aspirants against violence

Ekiti ACN to punish unruly protesters

Drama as PDP screens presidential aspirants

18 killed in fresh Jos mayhem

ACN’s report on Ribadu, Bafarawa ready

Crisis: Jos paralysed, police killed in Maiduguri

Monday, January 10, 2011

50 PDP senators lose

Rivers deputy speaker, 20 lawmakers lose return bids

Ohize, Kokori lose tickets

Protesters storm PDP as Nwodo inaugurates Presidential Screening Committee

Ahmed emerges Kwara PDP flagbearer

Waku declares Annie Okonkwo winner

Yuguda, Suntai, Kwankwaso win PDP governorship primaries

Jonathan signs amendment to constitution

PDP primaries: Court refuses to stop Jonathan, Atiku

Intercontinental gets over N146b AMCON injection

Sultan hails Edo, Sokoto relationship

Bayelsa LP faults CNPP over killings

Uduaghan takes second oath

Soyinka promises to restore Ogun

Youths condemn alleged plot to arrest Tinubu

Oyo PDP crisis: Oyelese increases campaign against Alao-Akala

Fashola flags off voter registration

Soyinka, activists condemn seizure of Ndibe’s passport

Oyo ACN warns PDP over plans to cause disunity

Jonathan settles Nwodo’s, Chime’s rift

Eneramo negotiating one-and-half year deal with Esperance

NEWS ALERT: Jonathan signs amendment to constitution

Sunday, January 09, 2011

Zoning: Jonathan knows fate today

70 killed in Iran air crash

Enugu primaries stalemate: Jonathan meets Nwodo, Chime, Ekweremadu

Ex-NBA boss raises alarm over impostor

Fayemi heads ACN presidential screening panel

Sarah Jibril goes to court

Atiku kicks as calls for disqualification mount

Tinubu: I’m not afraid to die defending democracy

Jos boils again as youths go on the rampage

PDP crisis deepens

‘Defeated Ebonyi lawmakers may plot against Jonathan’

12 legislators win PDP primaries in Rivers

Bauchi Deputy Governor wins Senatorial primaries

Chime won’t dump PDP

Danmole withdraws from senatorial race

I’ll emerge president, says Ribadu

Na’abba, Eyiboh, Ufot-Ekaette lose National Assembly bids

Marwa joins CPC

Ex-Judge, others get PDP tickets

Five killed in Katsina crash

Buhari presents Nasarawa CPC candidate

Assembly nullifies council chief’s impeachment

Jonathan, Atiku, others face Wali’s screening panel tomorrow

Abia INEC sets up security committee

Ude, others lose in Ebonyi

APGA, PDP chieftains defect to ACN in Anambra

Security strenghtened at Onitsha market

Falana urges school owners to reopen

Ex-PPA Chair now CPC candidate

More PDP members defect to ACN in Akwa Ibom

Alaibe faults Bayelsa on Opokuma mayhem

Oyo ACN to PDP: prepare to go

Folarin’s bail application on Wednesday

Suspected gunmen attack residents

16 die in Ibadan road crash

Mimiko warns military against unlawful orders during polls

Aregbesola in Lagos for thanksgiving

Saturday, January 08, 2011

Ekiti to boost Internal Revenue

IYC leader, Bayelsa govt condemns violence at Alaibe’s campaign

1st Lady, Tinubu, Fashola, others grace Oshiomhole’s daughter’s wedding

PDP governors worried over defection of President’s loyalists

Jos boils again, 10 feared dead

Women urged to participate in politics

Gusau withdraws from PDP presidential race

CAN to monitor 2011 general polls

Ondo Monarch escapes from kidnappers

Bring back the yuletide

Obasanjo at the barricades

Anatomy of the season of violence

Obasanjo to decamp? That’ll be the day!

What denouement for the Jonathan/Atiku combat?

PDP not too big to fail

No supermen

Presidential primaries: A week of decision

Mark, Gemade, Makarfi, Nenadi, Danjuma, Adamu others get PDP tickets

President Jonathan hails Uduaghan's victory

Akunyili wins senatorial ticket

Friday, January 07, 2011

House of Reps Chief Whip, ex-NANS President win primaries

Akunyili, Emodi, Ekwunife, Nzeribe emerge APGA candidates in Anambra

Equity, fairness as factors in Ekiti Central senatorial contest

Asafa, Tinubu’s wife join senatorial race

Six die in Bayelsa as rival cults clash ... at Alaibe’s declaration

Two days after she fled Jos for fear of bombs, Abuja explosion shatters graduate job seeker's legs

Primaries: PDP in disarray

Fashola's elitism

Bravo Siasia

Doctors serve January 10 nationwide strike notice

Oshiomhole, Aregbesola, others call for credible elections

N3bn campaign funding: Adoke asked to take legal action

Fed Govt plots Tinubu’s arrest, says ACN

Fayemi appoints new perm secs in Ekiti

Aregbesola appoints SSG, COS

2011: Moves to stop Chime, others uncovered

EFCC grills Railway MD over N40bn contracts

Troops drafted in Effurun, Warri and other parts over threats of violence

Ogboru’s supporters clash with police in Delta

Delta rerun: Uduaghan declared winner

Eleweomo: The twists in Ibadan supremacy battle

Competition gets new date for June 29

NSC bill to become law this year –new Sports Minister

Uche Okafor dies in United States

365 days of sport (II)

James Amankwei back from Ghana

The draw in Heartland was long overdue –John Zaki

We’ll beef up with few experienced players –Suleiman David

‘I can produce world class throwers for free’

English FA Cup: Nigerian players set to light up England

UPDATE on Delta rerun: Uduaghan wins 14 LGAs

Okafor, former Super Eagles defender dies

Delta rerun: results expected today

Thursday, January 06, 2011

Confusion over screening date for Jonathan, Atiku, others

ALGON endorses Jonathan

Court set to determine Jonathan’s fate

Delta rerun: Uduaghan leads as results trickle in

Melaye loses bid to return

Bafarawa picks up nomination form

ACN primaries start on Monday

Govt votes 7.5 percent of budget for Defence

Utuama hails INEC, security agencies

Despite hiccups, polls record high voter turnout

Protests in Ughelli as Jega stops polls

Airspace managers for NAMA

PDP chieftain dumps party

‘Arrest attackers of Amaechi’s convoy’

Edo PDP aspirant withdraws

PDP chieftains arraigned for alleged murder

Outrage over planned closure of schools for voter registration

Folarin may appear in court today

NUPTE urges action on minimum wage

‘Bombs: IBB, Atiku dodging the issue’

‘Illegal mining on the decline’

S.M. Afolabi’s wife honoured

Dutch lawmakers to drill Shell over Niger Delta

Oceanic Bank winds up in The Gambia

Sanusi is World, African Central Bank Governor of the Year

Eriksson wants Aiyegbeni at Leicester

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

RECs lose power to announce election winners

Senate Leader’s men storm Prison

Cheers as Tinubu backs Fashola for another term

Anti-terror plan for polls

30-man team for education

Jonathan to visit offices

Alleged N1b fraud: EFCC set to arraign ex-NIMASA DG

Acquired filling stations hit 502

NNPC to market refined products to US, Brazil

4,000 policemen deployed to Ogun

Four arraigned for illegal possession of firearms at Ogun primaries

More cracks in PDP as Ijaw leaders back Atiku

Okah knows fate on bail tomorrow

NEMA to set up more hospitals

Ex-NDDC chief for president

NYSC warns corps members

US-bound couple arrested with heroine

Economy doing well, says Aganga

FAAN, NCAA, Police unveil new security measures at Lagos Airport

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

On the Jos Christmas Eve bombings

Making a mountain out of a molehill at NIPC

Why Lai Mohammed was returned unopposed, by ACN

Akume, Rep withdraw from race

Protesters march on Akwa Ibom Govt House

Federal Govt won’t rush to judgment

Agodi Prisons and politicians

Bombing is failure of government, says Ribadu

Police: we’ve found clues to Abuja New Year’s Eve explosions

Alleged murder: Senate Leader lands in prison

Soldiers of democracy

Profiles in courage

Man of the Year

ELEWEOMO: Court detains Folarin

DELTA RERUN: INEC building razed

Monday, January 03, 2011

Ekiti restores water supply to residents

150,000 youths apply for Osun scheme

Confusion trails PDP primaries, delegates’ congresses

Explosions: Atiku alleges plot to frame up opponents

I am a loyal party man, says Alake

Atiku is ignorant of economic issues, says Presidency

US watching elections in Nigeria, Zimbabwe, says security chief

Police quiz Senate Leader over Akala’s man’s murder

CBN extends deadline on update of bank accounts

Bombs: Govt plans Close Circuit TV in public places

Now the battle begins

UPDATE: Boko Haram men kill policeman in Maiduguri

Sunday, January 02, 2011

‘Perpetrators are sadists’

Plateau CAN tackles Sultan over explosions

Primate raises concern over transition

CAN asks National Assembly to pass anti-terrorism bill

Party delegates scared ahead tomorrow’s convention

‘Blast cast aspersion on us’

OIC, groups condemn Abuja bombing

UK, ACN, Mimiko say perpetrators must be punished

PDP urges court to ignore Atiku’s men

Jonathan, security chiefs in emergency meeting

‘Our support for Jonathan is irreversible’

Budget 2011 is recipe for economic disaster, says Atiku

‘Why I joined Ebonyi North Senatorial race’

Controversy trails Ebonyi PDP chair’s scholarship scheme

Obi warns politicians against violence

Enugu PDP Crisis: Harmonisation move deadlocked

Aspirant urges delegates to shun violence

Marwa dares Nwodo over Adamawa delegates

Ekiti Central aspirants won’t step down

PDP disqualifies 25 aspirants in Plateau

Saturday, January 01, 2011

Bukola versus Olusola: Who wins Kwara?

Fashola’s wife others launch campaign on safe motherhood

Pope to hold peace summit with religious heads

Eleweomo buried

Jos bombing: Igbo youth movement decries govt inaction

Nigeria may seek foreign assistance, says Defence minister

Ringim vows to arrest masterminds of Abuja bomb blasts

Abuja blast identical to Jos incidents, says Jonathan

Oyo crisis: I have not been arrested, says Senate Leader

Bomb explosions: Security agents on alert nationwide

Suswam others, morn death of Benue SSG

Police kills two brothers over N20 bribe

Kaduna N127bn budget dips by 20% compared to 2010

2011: Police committee promises hitch-free elections

Why accidents increased on Boxing Day – FRSC

Lagos First baby of the year

Group calls for credible election in Delta

Fashola preaches love for humanity

Ogun Ex-Speaker, others kick over partial screening of Bankole

Olufemi in delima over Jan. transfer

I need to put more effort, says Yakubu

Konyaspor indicates Utaka interest

Happy New Year... is it?

Baba Lekki propounds a social theory

The Nation as Novel

Bombs, politics and religion

Kumuyi seeks end to religious crisis, warns against rigging

Why I am highly criticised’

Changing position in the new year!

Top 10 national sports stories of 2010

Carroll injury blow for Newcastle

Goodluck Ebele Jonathan: Endorsements Ala Abacha!

For power to change hands through rainbow coalition

Re: To Nwodo and Jega on 2011 elections

Plateau State: Time for emergency rule

Agenda for 2011

Fresh start with healthy living

VIP Member said to be caught in the act

Long year, short on glamour...

2011 fashion: The 70’s glamour in ankara print

Culture under siege

Friday, December 31, 2010

Atiku faults Jonathan on presidential debate

AMCON issues N1tr zero-coupon bonds to 21 banks

Rights activist arrested in Osun over alleged vandalisation of Sambo/Jonathan office

Jos bombings: 95 victims get mass burial

INEC receives 80,000 DDC machines

2011: IBB writes Nwodo again

Saraki dumps PDP

Obasanjo: I’m hale and hearty

10 feared dead, 30 injured in Abuja explosions

FG, states, LGs share $1 bn oil windfall

Oyo crisis: Senate Leader, Folarin, alleges threat to life

New Year: Jonathan pledges improved infrastructure, security, power

For a new NPL

Journalists, politics and power

Eneramo returns to Esperance in January

Yakubu unhappy with Everton bench role