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The Nation Archive for February 2011Rss

Sunday, February 27, 2011

Pro-Jonathan group denies buying voter cards

Mark, Ekweremadu praise Chime

Govt evacuates Nigerians from Libya

Kwara ACN, PDP others pledge violent-free elections

Aliyu reconciles with Kure

Muhammed Foundation holds presidential debate

‘Why Accord endorsed Jonathan’

ACN offices set ablaze in Benue

Niger shuts campaign venue against Buhari

Tinubu to Fed Govt, PDP: your allegations are empty

Tinubu, Fashola, others storm Imo for Araraume

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Abubakar Audu and the Kogi guber race

Why Cross River PDP cannot present candidates for April elections — Jega

ACN office set ablaze in Benue

Alleged N40b fraud: EFCC seizes Agagu’s passport

Sanusi warns of likely North African revolution if...

Tenure: INEC raises legal team for appeal

Drama as ACN storms Oyo

April election is liberation struggle —Tinubu

Jonathan votes N2.9bn to ‘capture’ South-West

Group drums up support for Jonathan in Delta

Salami: An unending controversy

How fair is NBA president’s committee?

Fresh tension over demolition of church’s fence

Jang promises violence-free polls

Gunmen disrupt ACN rally, abduct one

Opposition parties too weak to challenge PDP, says Anenih

Check money-bags, group tells INEC

Jonathan approves road, teaching hospital for Ebonyi

Alao-Akala under-fire for shunning Alaafin

Boko Haram: Police nab suspected leader, kill financier, recover heavy weapons

Why I fell out with ACF leaders over Jonathan – I. B. M Haruna

Friday, February 25, 2011

Arik Airline chair lifts hawker-couple ‘detained’ over N40,000 medical bill

ACN to PDP: You are the indolent party

Bode George regains freedom today

CJN/Court of Appeal feud: NBA warns against anarchy

One killed, nine others injured as suspected thugs attack CPC members in Iseyin

Alleged debt: NICON wins case against Union Bank

Niyi Akintola sues ex-Ekiti Governor Oni, others for N50bn

Ciroma, IBB, Atiku meet over new power deal

Lagos commences sale of 2011 Hajj forms

Three slump at Jonathan’s rally in Anambra

FG not overwhelmed by Jos crisis, says minister

39 perish, 60 injured in Niger auto crash

Anambra Police rescue two kids from kidnappers

Fashola advocates debate for presidential candidates, deputies

Poll violence: Jega meets party chairmen, leaders to sign code of conduct

Tokyo’s lawyer alleges threat to life...24 hours after attack on NURTW office

Ex-INEC boss, Guobadia, buried

Oba of Benin walks minister out of palace

Juve will be ready for Bologna—Del Piero

Bruised Barca in Mallorca test

Man Utd targets 13th straight win over Wigan

Cole: No regrets over Liverpool move

Kolarov: Man City gunning for glory in all competitions

I wish Okocha was younger

Travails of the football state

Heartland's Obaje ties the knot

NRA set for showdown with NPL

We're ready for Ocean Boys –Bukola's Yusuf

Why ‘errors’ sometimes occur —GTBank’s spokesperson

Banking with tears

My wife should count herself lucky that other women appreciate me - Wasiu Ayinde, aka K1 de Ultimate

As Mr. President grunts to the answer…

When one rascality legalises the other

Encomiums flow as wife of Edo ex-Deputy Governor, Peter Obadan, marks 60

Censors Board: Pitching the filmmaker with his audience

Supermom winner feted with grand prize

Big Brother Africa 6 search hots up!

...And Asia rules the world of cinema

My wife understands what it means to be a star

Search for next Fuji star begins

Sunny Ade’s band loses lead dancer

Darey at it again, releases two albums!

I feel very responsible at 21 —Chindinma

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Never in any democracy has electoral fraud been so splendidly rewarded

Imprisoned by politics

EFCC ready with list of ‘corrupt’ candidates, says Waziri

Ondo, Ekiti, FCT get new RECs

Editors, SERAP hail lawmakers

Three years after, Reps pass FoI Bill

I’ll appeal the ruling, says Marwa

Analysis of 67.7m fingerprints begins today

Bloody day in Oyo

INEC rejects verdict on tenure of five governors

Arise knocked over varsity relocation

Protesting Osun students clash with police

‘Why varsity system is weak’

Adegbite pushes for best governor

I will make Ondo better, says Mimiko

Aregbesola blasts PDP for mismanaging funds

Imoke, Delta opposition differ on tenure extension ruling

MTN denies release of call logs linking conversation with Court of Appeal chief

Salami: ACN warns PDP not to destroy Nigeria

My plans for Nigerian child, by Jonathan

Lagos East ACN chiefs promise more action

My people rejected me twice, says Obasanjo

25,000 dump PDP for CPC in Nasarawa

‘We are not afraid of calumny campaign’

INEC calls for calm over Niger’s voters’ figure

Emir urges support for Lamido

Saraki empowers 79 farmers with N32m

Monarch extols virtue of Kwara ACN candidate

Opposition appeals to Fed Govt over Kwara violence

Five killed in Makurdi road crash

The Nation photographer robbed

Group backs Akomas

Lawyer berates Reps over Ribadu

APGA, ACN members fight

Panic as police, revenue agents clash

Jonathan promises to revitalise moribund industries

Orji saves Abians from Kalu’s bondage

Ebonyi condemns fraudulent acquisition of voter’s cards

Fed Govt bans use of tinted cars

Reps seek probe of Katsina-Alu

Nestle income increases by 229%

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Tenure Elongation: Ruling alters 2011 polls calculations

Marwa: A dream differed till 2012

Mixed reaction trail tenure elongation

Ribadu seeks removal of Attorney-General

el-Rufai must face trial, says Waziri

ACF sacks Haruna for backing Jonathan

Five governors win battle for tenure extension

ACN storms Ibadan for governorship campaign

Party targets .1m votes

Court restrains Lagos PDP candidate

Accept your fate, rights group tells Southwest PDP

Govt orders evacuation of Nigerians in Libya

OAU shuts

I would ‘ve had it tough with IBB, says Jonathan

Professionals seek continuous registration of voters

Reps raise alarm over missing N20b Tafa Balogun loot

Senate approves $1.348b loans for Fed Govt, 14 states

Kwara PDP: alleged attack is false alarm

Aliyu disputes eligible voters’ figure

ACN chief urges supporters not to destroy billboards

‘We must stop politics of the stomach’

Rivers, Sekibo disagree over sealing off of campaign office

Police foil ex-militants’ protest in Abuja

Oshiomhole hails aides

Ike Uche’s return delights Siasia

Galadima, Jordaan lose out

Martins unsure of starting shirt

Awka stands still for Okonkwo

Man to die by hanging

How politicians corrupt electoral process, by Jega

Haye gets March 4 date for Klitschko brothers

Everton joins Nsofor hunt

Fergie expects Scholes to pen new deal

Torres not worth £50m –Wenger

Gattuso skips Spurs return

Benzema surprised by instant impact

Ancelotti: Chelsea can conquer Europe

Mourinho: Draw was good result

Nwankwo condemns shoddy treatment of Anambra Athletes

Benin woos Obiefule to dump Nigeria

Stop attacks on political opponents

College warns freshers against indecent dressing

Court says no governorship polls in Bayelsa, Kogi, three others

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Energy Bank opens in Ghana

How do the states vote?

Voter registration: Jonathan, Buhari, Ribadu, others scramble for votes

Playing politics with figures

Ooni pledges support for Aregbesola as ACN flags off campaigns

18 killed in Plateau village pre-dawn attack

‘Southwest will reject Jonathan’

EFCC docks six Diamond Bank managers, customer over ‘N7.9b fraud’

ACN to PDP, Fed Govt: judgments on Ekiti, Osun governorship petitions final

Why Jonathan should go, by Ribadu

No bomb threat in Abia, says govt

NSE trade alert: Court resumes hearing on alleged debt of N210m

Jonathan presidency ‘ll end North/South dichotomy’

Protesters call for Cross River REC’s removal

Reps pass Anti-Terrorism Bill

Ondo nurses suspend four-day strike

Alao-Akala’s Ladoja’s rift worsens

Rep canvasses jumbo pay for journalists

NDLEA arrests ex-convict with narcotics

Evacuate Nigerians from Libya, Ribadu, Dabiri urge Govt

Abuja’s joyful Valentine’s Day

Monday, February 21, 2011

Row grows over CJN’s exit date

Lagos, Kano, Kaduna, Katsina top voter’s list

Varsity crisis: PDP chieftain blames Ekiti Senator Arise

Borno, Bauchi mayhem: Security agencies declare two terrorist leaders wanted

10 civil society groups demand resignation of Minister

Buhari accuses Jonathan’s camp of plot to assassinate Bakare

Court orders service of charges on accused over Daily Times assets

Ciroma’s group lists conditions to back Jonathan

New houses for National Assembly leadership

Abacha’s son is Kano CPC candidate, INEC tells court

Jonathan’s Presidency a risk to unity, says ACN

Pro-Daniel groups warned against divisive politics

Five arraigned in Lagos for alleged N254m fraud

Aregbesola advises partisan civil servants to quit

Fashola urges residents to judge candidates by past record

Elechi denies recruitment of fake police

Anambra PDP factions merge for Jonathan’s visit

Presidential aspirant dumps anpp

Police to prosecute suspected killers of monarch

Peace’ll return to Niger Delta, says Orubebe

Explosion rocks Alaibe’s campaign office

Teenager arrested for alleged stabbing in Delta

Attempt to stop Alao-Akala suffers setback

Tokyo alleges threat to life

I’ll hand over to Gboyega Isiaka, says Daniel

VVF: Developing a national framework is strategic

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Minister to unveil energy solution

Global Fleet inaugurates Energy Bank in Ghana

Brokers, NAICOM disagree on commission

Ex-bank employees demand N9.8b compensation

Aganga in trouble over poor budget execution

Why we are probing Katsina-Alu, Salami feud, by Reps

Judiciary is corrupt, says NBA

Jonathan, campaign team meet over Buhari, Ribadu

Aregbesola seeks women’s support

New importation policy will increase unemployment, says Fashola

Jonathan for Ekiti March 2

Fed Govt to integrate Tsangaya schools, says Sambo

Abia warns against alleged 10,000 protest marches

Shell to shut down 225,000bpd Bonga field

FRSC to certify vehicle fleet operators today

Day irate youths shut down Ilorin

Fayemi begins tour of local govts

ACN alleges plot by INEC to use manual register

Clo petitions Orji over alleged extortion byLGA chair

Council boss not removed, say councillors

Idris pledges to reconcile aggrieved parties

Obi donates N4.25m, others to hospital

N148b unspent funds on agriculture in 2010 budget

N175m water scheme for community

Governors’ Forum signs MoU with Georgetown

Ebonyi targets N8.855b IGR

Pdp wins Ebonyi rerun

Suspected Pdp thugs attack APGA supporters

A tale of two rallies in Ogun

Dana Motors unveils new Kia Sportage

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Campaigns: How the parties fare

Condemnations follow bomb attack on Governor Chime

Diaspora group rallies support for Amaechi’s re-election

Reconciliation: PDP may concede presidency to North in 2015

Seibarugu remains deputy governor, says Bayelsa government

Army recovers abandoned arms in Maiduguri

Making Obasanjo President in 1999 was a big mistake —Ango Abdullahi

Court queries NBA over suspension of member

Why states record poor revenues, by former AGF

Free computer education still on course, says Ondo

Nwana takes Ozo title

NUPENG warns of imminent scarcity

Aspirant advocates for politics without bitterness

Ten injured as rival NURTW factions clash in Delta

Remembering Abigail

Nigeria’s war drums on Ivory Coast

No place to hide for arms importers in Nigeria —Minister

Friday, February 18, 2011

President supports reforms in Customs

Niger needs N55bn to combat water scarcity

ACN postpones North-West flag-off of presidential campaign

Zoning in tune with fair play, says Kwara PDP guber candidate

Police outlaw opposition posters at presidential rallies

We’ll not negotiate with Boko Haram, IG vows

Kidnappers abduct Ondo monarch

Court sacks Ataoja of Osogbo

Akala destroyed my legacies, says Ladoja

April polls: Jonathan moves to pacify Ciroma, IBB, Atiku, others

Enugu governor, Chime, escapes death

Mimiko’s wife launches pet project

Nobody plans to circulate Gbemi’s fake nude pictures – Kwara PDP

Ebebi: No tension in Bayelsa, says commissioner

PDP spent 10 years to build a bridge, says Fashola

Church holds youth conference

Crisis rocks Oyo CAN

JAMB’s test run of biometric for UTME successful, says Registrar

Egypt’s experience can’t happen here — Reps

50-yr-old trafficker dies of drug ingestion

Honesty wins Victory's school sports

The nplf’s dilemma

Why they’re fighting Governor Sylva — Bayelsa commissioner, Nathan Egba

Kaduna has the resources to develop more than Lagos

Vivica Fox, Hakeem, Sarah Wayne others headlines

Workerman Movement drops first single All Eyes Open

Ice Prince, Obey bag Eko Fm/ Radio Lagos award

Anis Halloway makes a debut with video

Massive turn-out for Dagrin movie

Comedy shouldn’t be all about laughter—Wale Gates, UK-based comedian

2face, Basketmouth gear up for Milo Marathon

‘Why Adefulire was picked as Fashola’s running mate’

Thumbs-up for Mrs. Tinubu, Fashola, others

Judicial hurdle rattles PDP in Yobe

Jang, Tallen, Sango flex muscles on the Plateau

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Delta, UNDP float youth empowerment scheme

‘Akpabio deserves a second term’

Registered voters now 67.7million

Tension heightens in Bayelsa over recalled Deputy Governor

Gbemi Saraki raises alarm over plot to circulate her alleged fake nude posters

Lagos’ N6b vote meagre, says Fashola

Reps probe Salami’s claim against Katsina-Alu

Buhari eyes Northwest, Southwest 33 million votes

Court refuses to recognise Lagos PDP governorship candidate

Akunyili is no match, says Ngige

Obasanjo lost opportunity to restructure Nigeria, says Daniel

Mimiko calls for tolerance among ethnic nationalities

We don’t need a bi-cameral legislature, says Justice Minister Adoke

  PDP writes INEC over Anambra list of candidates

Bomb scare as Jonathan campaigns in Jos

Tinubu named among Nigeria’s most influential

Terrorists to get 20 years imprisonment

Oshiomhole advises stakeholders on education

Arms import trial: Accused earlier arrested for illegal gun possession

Amaechi blasts Sekibo on security

UK minister hails Rivers

AAU closed indefinitely

‘Why I did not attend rally’

Alaibe raises alarm over trial plot

Oyo PDP group petitions national chairman over prmary

Yakowa canvasses issue-based politics

‘Street hawkers, urchins responsible for Kwara protest’

Onitsha traders decry eviction from market

Redeem image of insurance industry, says Chime

Ekiti ACN chair presents list of candidates

Orji knows fate next Thursday

Expose kidnappers

Anambra tackles indiscriminate dumping of refuse

Bayelsa communities hail Sylva

Alaba could stay at Hoffenheim

S’South kicks over NFF’s female rep.

Rodman owes $42,000 in back taxes

AS Roma fans protest

Guardiola looks towards second leg

UEFA charges Gattuso with misconduct

Uche Okafor buried with pomp, honour

Marseille confirms Taiwo’s exit

UEFA Champions League:Okocha picked for Asia Trophy Tour

NSC budgets N2.6bn for All Africa Games

Not his birth alone

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Power generation: ‘NNPC needs N600b for gas infrastructure’

Vandalism: Task Force accuse NUPENG, PTD

Ondo’s socialist path to development

Before NJC signs off on Salami’s case

Registration for the elections in matters arising

Abia government goofed on Ikonne

Obama’s overly tame budget

Atrocious demands

The family Masaba

Lagos ACN begins mobilisation at grassroots

‘Kogi Central deserves better representation’

LP candidate unveils running mate, agenda

‘Buhari has shocked me, destroyed CPC’

Battle of deputies hots up in Akwa Ibom

‘Nigeria needs politics of policies’

Arsenal nails Barcelona 2-1

PDP to Ciroma: you are being used

Aggrieved aspirants urge court to stop Ajimobi

Arms import suspects’ trial begins

Agagu begins campaign

Jonathan orders security training on crowd management

CPC declares one week fast for Buhari

Importers of fake tyres risk two-year jail term

Senate panel opposes N1.2b pay for ex-leaders

Tinubu cautions media over Katsina-Alu, Salami

Tinubu to PDP: Nigerians say enough is enough

Court reinstates impeached Bayelsa Deputy Governor

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Akala for probe over Oyo NURTW crisis

Salami drops case against Katsina-Alu

North’s leaders raise fears over April elections

NAFDAC raises alarm over fake anti-malaria durgs

Tinubu: Jonathan insulted Southwest

EFCC, Customs recover N99b under-declared import duties

Fed Govt hands over Olorunsogo power plant to Chinese

Eight die in another Jos mayhem

INEC okays Chime for April polls

Nnamani, Saraki, Dokpesi absent at Jonathan’s campaign team inauguration

Rep escapes assassination attempt

Monarch seeks education fund

Suspected thugs beat up Chief Whip

Task Force slams Dutch politician over comment

Police, JTF foil kidnap attempt

Fed Govt begs health workers over solidarity strike

Ondo ACN pleads for safety of members

Ekiti to employ 20,000 job seekers

Stop importation of household goods, Fashola tells Fed. Govt.

Momodu urges Dangote, Adenuga, others to stay off Jonathan’s campaign

“Why Shema deserves a second term”

Monday, February 14, 2011

Halliburton scam: Obasanjo’s aide, others got $21 million, says Justice Minister

Saraki, Dangote, Adenuga, others in Jonathan’s campaign team

INEC registers 66m voters, says Jega

18 to vie for President

Ciroma, others meet on elections

Killer cop to die by hanging

‘Rascals’ remarks: I was grossly misunderstood, says Jonathan

18 killed in dawn raid of Benue communities

Southeast, Southsouth governors appeal for peace

Court okays Akala, others for April polls

Ikole indigenes beg Jonathan over varsity

PDP loses four lawmakers to ACN in Osun

National Assembly threatens not to pass Petroleum Ministry’s budget

I’m not in the House of Assembly race, says Tinubu’s daughter

Undergraduate held with 1.160kg cocaine

Civil society groups ask CJN to step aside

Group raises alarm over plot to destabilise Lagos

No rift between Tinubu, Ribadu, says ACN

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Stampede unfortunate, say Mark, Atiku, Ribadu

Jonathan halts campaign for Port Harcourt tragedy

Why ACN will win April polls, by Akande

We won’t surrender to Obasanjo, says Daniel

Fayemi’s wife leads Trust Fund

Voter registration verification begins

Disputes linger as INEC draws the curtain on candidates’ substitution

Falana seeks closure of nine varsities

Buhari to Nigerians: learn from Egyptian revolution

‘CPC candidate didn’t pick form’

Niger ANPP accuses PDP

Kwara institutions on strike

‘Youths have greater stake’

Jigawa’s Qu’ranic recitation competition with a difference

Fayose criticises Obasanjo

Olugbo, Mafimisebi disagree over inferno

Aregbesola: Cause violence at election, face trial

Ikole-Ekiti still tense over varsity location

Group calls for release of N100b textile fund

Picketing: Union Bank workers pledge uninterrupted service delivery

Fed Govt loses N3tr to Niger Delta unrest

Ikorodu monarch applauds Fashola

Maude returns as NRA President

Philips appointed National Cricket team coach

Twitter, Facebook: English FA warns Mikel, Osaze others

Saturday, February 12, 2011

OYES will re-energise the Osun economy, says Aregbesola

Five kidnappers, police engage in gun battle in Anambra

Royal blessings for Ahmed

400 arrested in Algeria protests as Egypt calms

Jonathan orders enquiry

Akala in desperate moves to return as Oyo PDP governorship candidate

4 killed in fresh Jos crisis

Tragedy at presidential rally

Battle for Ogun: Jonathan under pressure to dump Obasanjo

Friday, February 11, 2011

Ringim blames Ekiti riot on politicians

PDP South East Rally: Chime receives flag ...confirmed PDP flagbearer in Enugu

Angry passengers threaten to disrupt Aero’s operations

April poll: Catholic women raise the alarm over insecurity

Police, students clash in Ilorin

Five killed in another Jos attack

Eight arrested over food poison scare in Ibadan

Switzerland freezes Mubarak’s assets he finally surrenders

April poll: Anxiety in INEC over conflicting court orders

Ogun PDP crisis: Jonathan, party leaders to broker new power deal

Fear grips PDP over likely loss of Nasarawa, Bauchi, Katsina, Kebbi

Tennislife Africa launched

Flying Eagles depart for Libya today

New dawn indeed

Siasia dumps Lagos for Abuja

'Our long trek through ponds and creeks'

A bottle full of trouble

Voter registration: A contextual review

‘Why Nwodo was removed as PDP chair’

April polls: INEC list sets stage for final showdown

How it happened… sequence of events

Eagles must have a playing captain—Disu

Government, change and anarchy

When power becomes a burden

If Egypt were Nigeria

‘I do not believe in dreams but…’

Victory has given Eagles confidence –Yobo

Leone Stars’ll beat Eagles anywhere outside Nigeria

Madrid joins Fabregas race

Osaze gets 10 mins chat with West Brom coach

Bolt backs West Ham's Stadium bid

Risk taking: NPL tasks Siasia

Sharks: Kaduna Utd game a must-win

Ehiosun, others head for Abuja

Dolphin seeks win at Zamfara

Court stop Abia Governor Orji

Akala fails to lift injunction

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Two dead in row over varsity location in Ekiti

Shocker for Jonathan as crowd walks out at rally

Mubarak: I won’t step down

How we shared N14.2m ‘hardship allowance’, by minister

EFCC detains ex-Minister over alleged N50b scam

APGA adopts Jonathan

Federal doctors to join Lagos counterparts on strike

Nasarawa Police chief unaware of transfer

‘Chime remains our candidate’

‘Mr President, be presidential in thought, speech and deed’

Bankole gives Reps seven days on FoI

Blog about Nigerian Illegal immigrant launched

EU seeks trial of perpetrators of violence

Reps kick over capital vote

Yobe governorship primary: Ex-Minister sues Albishir to court

NJC backs Katsina-Alu’s action over Justice Salami

CODER, Utomi ask Chief Justice to resign

Nigerians network in a yacht!

Genevieve emerges new face of MUD cosmetic

Kelani engages Funke Akindele in Ma'ami

Ronke Odusanya bends Pasuma

…And Cannes attests to new film revolution

See Cannes and faint!

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Tension in Senate as AGF moves to withdraw charges against el-Rufai

Plot to remove Salami: An act in extreme bad faith

‘I won’t leave ACN’

Court backs Daniel faction

Salami stays as Appeal Court chief

‘His remark is indecorous’

Fashola, Ribadu, LP to Jonathan: you’ve failed

PPA chieftain resigns

Three die in collapsed building at Abakaliki

Why I left PDP, by Ladoja

Okonkwo’s supporters condemn

How Igbo can get Presidency in 2015

Nasarawa police chief to go

Makurdi, Lafia erupt in violence

Okada riders block Ikorodu

Tension in Senate as AGF moves to

Throws out petition on Ido-Osi

Senate rejects Aderemi as ICPC chair

Police parade ex-ASP, three others over alleged N4.6m fraud

Man with 86 wives alleges threat to life

Women professionals march

ICPC: vote out bad politicians

Entertainment gets $200m

Jonathan warns ministers to steer clear of campaign

Commonwealth seeks credible polls

‘Nwodo’s reforms were his albatross’

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

How $350b was lost to global warming, by expert

PDP urges court to vacate order

Daniel may quit PDP

INEC delists Alao-Akala, Chime for April elections

NLC storms National Assembly over minimum wage

Why CJN wants me out, by Salami

Jonathan dumps Daniel

Osun youth scheme begins training

ACN urges security agencies to probe Daniel over Dipo Dina’s death

NBA demands withdrawal of Salami’s ‘promotion’

Sagay, Ngige, Aturu back Appeal Court chief

Ribadu vows to separate NJC from CJN

UN petitioned over move against Justice Salami

Harry Akande’s humble politics

The voters’ registration and its (potential) discontents

ACN seeks transparency in ridding voter register of multiple names

Judge threatens bench warrant against Igbinedion

CJN wanted me to compromise, says Appeal Court President

How to display hidden files inside Windows™ explorer

Shekarau lauds lawmaker’s empowerment project

Karu residents cry for help

Monday, February 07, 2011

Soyinka calls for emergency in education

April polls under serious threat, says INEC REC Igini

Akanbi faults CJN over Salami

Alleged N2b fraud: EFCC begins trial of Igbinedion, six others today

Falana sues NJC, FJSC over plan to ‘promote’ Appeal Court chief

Bankole, Daniel, others top list of casualties

Rev King’s appeal for hearing May 3

Court affirms Obot winner of Uyo Constituency

I didn’t collect money from Akala, says Ajimobi

Northern governors meet today over insecurity

‘Political positions are for service’

President seeks solution-based researches

ASUU flays creation of new varsities

Jonathan vows to prosecute those behind bomb blasts

Minister, airline operators disagree over intervention funds

Afolabi gives N3m-worth texts to public schools

Sunday, February 06, 2011

Tinubu’s wife flags off campaign for Senate

CNPP: promotion is ‘orchestra of rigging’

NJC to meet on Wednesday

‘Court of Appeal chief has right to reject offer of appointment

Tinubu: Akande did not lose for sacking workers

INEC unveils candidates’ lists for April elections

324 pilgrims in Israel

ACN to Jonathan: stop PDP from attacking Judiciary

Lagos condemns doctors’ strike

Ilorin Mosque to be completed next month

Daniel vows to fight Obasanjo till the end

Ondo to spend N2.3b on communities

Over 1m people registered in Edo

‘Govt’ ll apprehend killers of Pastor’s wife’

Man, 86 wives, others prevented from registering in Bida

ACN takes over Ekiti Assembly

Oyo ACN accuses PDP of tricking residents for their cards

Akala threatens to sue AGF over Folarin

Detection of multiple registration is a challenge, says Fayemi

Number registered will determine INEC’s success, says Fashola

INEC explains extension in 11 states, FCT

Obi urges pilgrims to pray for Nigeria

Saturday, February 05, 2011

Police arrest teenagers with hard currencies at airport

Over 130,000 women, children benefit from NHIS programme in Ondo

No pressure on UK to drop charges against Ibori, says Aondoakaa

INEC extends registration in crises areas

Daniel, Saraki, Masari, Ekweremadu, Andy Uba, others know fate today

Appeal Court President rejects ‘unholy’ promotion

When cometh our own Mandela

Kwara guber race a liberation struggle – Fayemi, Belgore

Bishop warns against violent politics in 2011 polls

INEC pledges to obey court orders over parties’ nominations

Unending crises over party primaries

Edo Speaker, Uzamere, others mourn Guobadia

Expert decries loss of academic session

At last, Nigeria's Tiger Woods

The fresh start for Pro golf

Torres: I'll respect the Reds

Tension as Blues ambush Reds

Liverpool better off without Torres, says Carragher

Heartland eyeing int’l transfer market

Nsofor targets more goals

No Sir, Pastor Bakare

A new dawn in Osun State

For Buhari and Bakare, sweet is sour

Friday, February 04, 2011

Voter registration tragedy Suspected ritual killers abduct 36-year-old woman on her way to registration centre ...remove her eyes, other vital organs

SSS alerts over fresh bomb attacks

PDP flags off presidential campaigns on Monday

Alleged adulterated drugs: NAFDAC re-arrests manufacturer of My Pikin

Omisore’s re-election bid suffers setback

Jonathan orders PDP governors to reconcile aggrieved members

Why Atiku, northern leaders opted for dialogue

Why I’m supporting Jonathan— Saraki

SSS, Police intercept $10m cash at Lagos airport

INEC acquires new software to detect multiple registration

Bankole, Daniel, Lola Abiola, others lose bid to stop Olurin, Iyabo Obasanjo

Naira rain at President’s village varsity’s take-off fund is launched

Democratic backlash and lifelines

Re: So, Nwodo is gone too?

Re: Silent musing

Re: Life's hardly better out here, Bode George

Uduaghan wins National Chronicle award

PAC’s memo and the unanswered questions

Hon. Obahiagbon and the price of obscurity

Egyptians hold departure rally for Mubarak

Why I don’t believe Jonathan’s promise of one-term __ Okotie

How some parents turn blind eye...

For many Nigerians in Spain, it's a life of penury

‘I asked robbers to attack my mother, but I didn’t know they would kill her’

Why we live long —Ijebu’s 100-yr-olds

‘Why more and more people are embracing natural medicine’

This burden is too heavy for me

Omoni Oboli

Making the next Nollywood biopics

Keppy bounces back in Living Next To You

Ronke Oshodi -Oke needs urgent help!

PMAN and emerging roforofo

What my parents did when I got pregnant while in school —BIODUN OKEOWO

Bracket shoots new video in SA

Obey, others unite for Idahosa's birthday

Voter card as pass for It Is Our Time concert

I never wrote myself off even when some people did—Holly Mallam

EFCC’s broom

Ferguson, Berba scoop awards

6 players win Falcons’place

Nigeria doesn’t have quality players anymore –Onigbinde

Injury woes for Etuhu, Utaka out for 2 weeks

Chelsea lists Mikel for sale

FIFA upholds Adamu’s ban

Out of Egypt: Falsity speaks with many tongues, truth uses but one

Why I go to the market alone sometimes to make purchases — Kebbi Governor Dakingari

My ordeal outside power for two months— Delta Governor Uduaghan

Hilton Hotel, Sevair to open in Lagos

Hotels registration: Lagos takes NTDC to task

Rocking with artistes at La Campaigne Tropicana Club

Coping with diseases

Sexually transmitted infection

Intestinal problems Coping with traveller’s diarrhea

Health of this nation

Family responsibility

Ex-INEC boss Guodadia is dead

Court halts Daniel’s effort

Do men still expect virgin brides?

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Uduaghan urges Deltans to register

Mubarak: I’m fed up with power

Nigeria seeks investors for electricity

PDP official escapes attack by thugs

We’re ready for talks with Jonathan, says Atiku

Lawyers warn against plan to transfer Appeal Court chief Salami to Supreme Court

INEC registers 54.9million

Buhari to ACN: we can still unite

INEC decides on Bankole, Daniel, Akala, others today

Council boss, two corps members, others held for irregularities in Oyo

Voter’s card not yardstick for salary, says Fashola

Why the Arabs revolt

Egypt cancels flight

Ohakim dumps deputy

Lagos announces new salary structure

Teaching Hospital denies patient’s escape

Suspected fake revenue agents held in Anambra

Governors’ forum partners UNICEF for children

Jubilation as Nigerians return from Egypt

EU to partner Edo, Delta

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Kelvin Balogun is Coca-Cola Nigeria new CEO

Economy grows by 8.29%, says CBN

Deutsche Bank hosts West African finance experts in Lagos

A new Ondo in the offing, says Mimiko

Osun to recruit 20,000 youths

Poll: I’ll bow out gallantly if I lose, says Jonathan

Akande: Buhari not better than Ribadu

Bankole, Daniel rush to PDP leaders for help

Ex-SSG gets support

Six die in road accident

Militant leader arrested for terrorism in Rivers

19 arrested for alleged looting of vessel

NAFDAC praised on anti-fake drugs battle

Ekiti seeks EU’s assistance

PDP begs aggrieved aspirants not to defect

Tinubu dismisses Tribune report

Alleged N11.2m fraud: Judge summons Minister

Presidency remains committed to amnesty, says Alaibe

Abacha’s son sues CPC, INEC, Buhari over poll

Osun House suspends screening

PDP governorship aspirants issue party dud cheques

Gowon, Oshiomhole, Mimiko, Oyegun pay tributes to Enahoro

Cleric urges prayers for Jos

Why Nwodo was removed, by Suswam

EFCC chair sheds tears for

Niger discovers over 2,000 ghost workers

Impeached Bauchi Speaker accused of stealing Mace

Boko Haram, Plateau crisis

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

INEC rejects Daniel, others

How Lagos budget will touch lives, by Fashola

‘Provide more machines in densely populated areas’

INEC, NYSC disagree over late payment of officials

Police detain Akala’s man, 15 students, others over irregularities

Why there is mass failure in WAEC, NECO, by Jonathan

Protest in Ekiti over killing of woman

INEC to deregister 20 parties

Court restrains Alao-Akala

ACN alleges plot by ‘fake’ NGOs to set up Tinubu

Exciting farewell for Enahoro

Make budget for the unemployed

Ohakim orders release of seven convicts

Monday, January 31, 2011

Day of rage as policeman kills expectant mother in Abuja

My life is under threat, says Bauchi Speaker

I won’t contest in 2015, says Jonathan

INEC grants ANPP 11-day extension over Borno killing

Fashola promises violence-free political campaigns

Polls candidates emerge