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The Nation Archive for April 2012Rss

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Oyo ACN slams PDP over attacks on Southwest governors

Shake-up in FRSC

Nigeria, Japan sign MoU for promotion of Mathematics, Sciences

CNPP salutes NSA’s courage

Jonathan, Azazi have brought shame to Nigeria, says ACN

Tinubu: let’s halt the drift

Uduaghan, Ojudu condole with Oshiomhole

Patrol van burnt

Police, masqueraders clash in Akwa Ibom

First City Monument Bank cuts 550 jobs

2015: Suswam bans campaigns

Fed Govt to spend N4b on Dadin Kowa Dam

Bombing of media houses callous, says Belgore

Anambra gets teaching hospital

Ladoja is confused, says Oyo ACN

Gunmen kill DPO in Enugu

Leave APGA, party chieftain tells Umeh

Orji’s convoy involved in accident

Southeast governors meet on security

Ajimobi urges banks on development ideas

Attack on Christian worshippers unfortunate- Kwankwaso

15 die in Bayero varsity attack

Sudan defends use of air strikes in S’ Sudan conflict

Grenade kills one in Kenyan church attack

Gunmen attack Bayero varsity worship centre

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Nwabueze asks Nigerians to be ready for challenges

ECOWAS to meet on Guinea-Bissau this week

Plot to remove Umeh thickens

Conflict: Group appeals to Cross River

Bloody weekend in Adamawa, gunmen in killing spree

Nigeria needs $20bn for power over three years -BPE

N9.7bn Fraud: Police declare Bukola Saraki wanted

South/South leaders advocate restructuring

Oshiomhole escapes death in ghastly crash

Boko Haram: Azazi in trouble

Journalists, driver die in governor's convoy accident

How Oshiomhole escaped death in road crash

Ukraine's ex-PM faces new tax evasion trial

Nigerian doctor elected President of US black Cardiologists

Friday, April 27, 2012

FCTA to offset victims’ bills

Canada, governors deplore bombings

Fani-Kayode seeks tougher action against Boko Haram

Fuel subsidy probe: Prosecute culprits now, Ogbeh, CNPP, Fasehun, others tell Jonathan

Oni loses seat as court voids South West PDP congress

Lagos moves to replace striking doctors

It’s arrow in the heart of free speech, says ACN

Survivors’ tale of horrors ‘I felt my face was covered by sweat and when I touched it, I saw blood...’

THISDAY blast: Police, security agencies recover number plate, vital documents

Boko Haram: National Security Adviser blames PDP

Abuja Stadium’s rot

A killer on the prowl?

Ydmanyurdu likely destination for Ekigho Ehiosun

Ikhana: No foreign-based players for now

Falconets get video tapes of Congo DR

Martins hints on England return

Mikel begs Abramovich Give Di Matteo Chelsea job

NFF worried over Keshi’s none arrival from USA

Anichebe, Etuhu slug it out

Chukwu unhappy missing brother's wedding

Edo ex- deputy governor quits PDP

Navy needs extra budgetary allocation - Anyanwu

Court voids PDP southwest congress

Vandals of electricity, gas equipment will be treated as saboteurs - Sambo

Blasts: Police boost security at newspaper houses

FCTA to settle blast victims’ medical bills

Vilanova to replace Guardiola at Barca

US draft warns Sudan, S’Sudan of possible sanctions

Pakistan deports Bin Laden’s family

Thursday, April 26, 2012

‘Let’s fight corruption’

Senate probes failure of poverty reduction programmes

SSS: How ThisDay office was bombed

Mark, governors, minister condemn suicide attacks on This Day, The Sun

It’s attack on free speech, says US

How our office was bombed, by The Sun

Suicide bomber used dark green SUV, says NEMA

Suspect held as bomb kills three in Kaduna

ThisDay: we won’t be deterred

Suicide bombers kill eight in attacks on media houses

Nigeria sells N90b in bonds

Lagos earmarks N1b for young farmers

‘House report on subsidy misrepresentation of facts’

World Bank justifies mining loan expenditure

Reps to probe NCC over N6.1b sim card registration

US bomb warning was not unnecessary panic after all

His matter is clear

Three community leaders held over attacks in Jos

Security agencies step up efforts to end crisis in Plateau

Niger Republic to export petrol to Nigeria

Blasts: 13 victims at Abuja hospitals

War Crimes: Taylor's conviction is a warning to others- US

Kaduna blast kills three, suspected bomber arrested

Senate raises hope for NIPOST, NITDA

Unpaid bills blight PHCN privatisation

House report on subsidy misrepresentation of facts, spurious - Ahmadu Ali

Faculty holds speech, essay contests

Part-time programme to adopt e-learning

Corps member holds inter-school debate

Death in the pool

‘High fees forcing our students to withdraw’

‘Management should reconsider this ban’

Portrait of our leader

Storm destroys students’ ‘shelter’

Jonathan condemns newspaper houses’ blasts

Senate probes failure of poverty eradication programmes

Pakistani PM guilty of contempt

War crimes: Court delivers verdict on Taylor

Blasts hit Thisday, The Sun

Aregbesola, Fayemi donate to OAU project

Dance fiesta at college

Need for transparent admission process

Taylor guilty of war crimes - Court

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Why corruption is Nigeria’s number one problem, by PFN

US Embassy raises alarm on visa syndicate in Nigeria

Ekiti leads Zone 8 on security rating

el-Rufai’s trial stalled

Police seize rocket launchers, grenades from ‘bank robbers’

NLC threatens to mobilise workers against govt

N273m compensation for Ekiti urban renewal victims

Five killed in Plateau

Senators push to weaken CBN’s grip

House in stormy session over Diezani, Dankwambo

FG to reinforce supplies to Nigerian troops in Darfur

Senate screens Bianca for ambassadorial job

Atuche denies stealing Caverton Helicopter's N4.2b

N1.07t fraud: Civil society groups back suspects' trial

Senate moves to compel CBN on budget submission

Government will prosecute those indicted by subsidy probe - Jonathan

ASUU seeks implementation of lecturers’ new retirement age

Absence of EFCC witness stalls El-Rufai's trial

Malawi‘s president moves to appease donors

Blast hits soccer fans in Jos

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

33 states oppose more cash for Lagos , Rivers, Kano

Osun awards N17.5 b road contracts

N1.07t subsidy: Ahmadu Ali, others to face trial

20 years after, FMBN makes first profit

Expert decries bank charges on returned cheques

Banks’credit to private sector drops

Akintola Williams, Deloitte defends role in fuel subsidy scam

NCAA to ground airlines over failure to comply with fares

Nigeria may lose $130b to poor power supply

Senate opposes guided liquidation of NITEL/MTEL

Murder: Absence of prosecution witnesses stalls Arowolo’s trial

Benin Monarch tasks Jonathan on power, gas

Over 150m Nigerians risk malaria - Minister

Senate approves varsity of Uyo, three others

No individual is above party discipline - Jonathan

Reps approve 27 recommendations in subsidy report

‘Bag snatching’ Yankari baboons scare tourists

Sudan accused of ‘declaring’ war

More corrupt politicians should be prosecuted - Nnamani

Ki-moon condemns Sudanese air raid

Power supply will improve in 12 months – Alison-Madueke

Monday, April 23, 2012

Leave Aregbesola alone, says Akume

Jonathan embarrassing Nigerians, says David-West

Senate summons PHCN, others on Abuja airport outages

Osun ACN: Omisore’s threat can cause national mayhem

N1.07t subsidy fraud: Govt panics over protest threats

Governors get excess crude, subsidy panels

Reps accuse NNPC, marketers of plotting against report

Federal Govt backs Lagos’ investments drive

Shell Nigeria oil spill ’60 times bigger than it claimed’

Nigerians in UK: One week, one trouble

Nigeria’s Yinka Shonibare sets record in London

Delta registers 33,000 farmers

Adesina harps on agric transformation

Fed Govt regrets N1.3tr rice import

Fed Govt plans gas supply for 2,000mw more

Naira falls against dollar

Subsidy scam: Firm urges EFCC to probe N13.2b overpayment

Fed Govt to procure aircraft for Customs

Probe oil subsidy beneficiaries – ASUU

Power outage: Senate summons PHCN, FAAN, NIPP

Judge berates EFCC for harassing SAN in court

I left N28b in police pension account – Perm Sec

Nigerian student gets two-year sentence in Malaysia

Five Boko Haram members killed by ‘own bombs’

Nigerian seeks U.S citizenship

Sudan bombs S’Sudan border area, kills three

French poll: Hollande wins round one

Northern governors greet Jonathan on TIME magazine's honour

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Lawmaker says PDP want to destablise Southwest

Oyo assembly passes 15 bills

Ladoja and dilemma of choice

Winners and losers of the subsidy probe

How Saraki started it all

Lawmakers, activists urge action on Lawan Report

Sack of auditors not enough, says Falana

House Probe: NNPC denies withdrawing N844.9b from CBN

Five factors likely in new revenue formula

N41.9b subsidy: 18 angry firms launch legal battle

Court remands nursing mother in prison for husband’s alleged murder

NEXIM partners Black Ivory

FirstBank sponsors sixth Lagos Economic Summit

Afe Babalola lecture holds today

World leaders have failed in quest for peace, says Adeboye

Police repel attack on Ogun bank

Group joins Ondo ACN

Senate doubts INEC’s ability to try 1m electoral offenders

Cleric condemns attack on guests at Adefarati lecture

We’ll stop and search Aregbesola’s convoy, says Omisore

Activists praise Wike

Assembly probes market

‘Non-custodial sentence only for lesser offences’

Hoodlums attack police, community leader who resisted bid to snatch cash

Govt to demolish structures on canal channels

Boko Haram a passing phase, says Abaribe

‘How peace can return to Ekiti PDP’

Fayose, monarch, FERMA boss condole with Fayemi

Northern governors greet Jonathan

Jonathan orders 24 hours ports operation

Ouattara seeks reconciliation in Cote d’Ivoire

Voting begins in France

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Nigerian military not yet world class —Jonathan

Boko Haram anti-people and anti-God, says Maku

Leave Aregbesola alone, Shehu Sani tells FG

Former US Congressman Jefferson begins 13-year prison sentence

Lawan Report: Dankwambo, Reps on collision course

Tambuwal: No tension in Osun

Asiodu, Ayoola, Balarabe, fault call to scrap EFCC, ICPC

Revolution will consume PDP in 2015, says Buhari

FG sacks Akintola Williams, others over fuel subsidy payments

Revolution will consume PDP in 2015- Buhari

Students killed in road crash

Kidnapped Spaniard released in Enugu

Plane crash averted as bird-strike hits Arik flight

South Sudan withdraws from oil region

FG restates commitment to jobs creation

French poll: Sarkozy, Hollande in final drive

Friday, April 20, 2012

Port Harcourt tragedy: Rocket from overflying Air Force jet destroys building, car

ECOWAS rejects junta’s transitional council in Guinea-Bissau

It’s dark day for democracy, says ex-Governor

No crisis in ALGON, says President

2015 election will be the best in Nigeria, says Jega

Appeal Court dismisses LP’s case against Senator Tinubu

Appointing two ministers won’t solve oil sector’s problems, say Balarabe, others

Violence in Akure as thugs disrupt Adefarati’s lecture

Pension funds scandal: Bank manager’s mother-in-law, youth corps member share N53.8m

Fuel subsidy probe: Tambuwal faces impeachment threat

Air force rocket damages building in Port Harcourt

FG, states, LGs share N613b March allocation

Why I always attack Anenih - Oshiomhole

Appeal Court dismisses LP's case against Tinubu

FG approves three Almajiri schools for Oyo

Jega assures on 2015 general election

Supreme Court dismisses Sylva’s case

Excerpts from Abuja conference

Mali's military frees arrested officials

Lagos discovers 32 abandoned vessels on coastal line

Thursday, April 19, 2012

NEMA officials visit Gambia

Tinubu: Federal Govt must decentralise power

Police kill two suspects in Delta

Ajatta urges EFCC to probe Mimiko

Senate did not ask police to probe Lamorde, Waziri, says EFCC

Benin monarch endorses Oshiomhole’s re-election

‘How NNPC, marketers, PPPRA defrauded Nigeria’

‘We were under pressure’

Jonathan seeks German aid to fight Boko Haram

Panel: waste disposal firm got N1.9b fuel subsidy

SEC tasks oil majors on stock market listings

No agency can treat NASS resolution with contempt - Emodi

Nigeria safe for investors despite attacks - Jonathan

Musdapher serves retirement notice

Agbaje, Aturu, Fawehinmi back Ibori’s re-arraignment

Nigeria’s fuel subsidy budget will fall short - Sanusi

Guinea-Bissau’s junta sets two-year roadmap to elections

Shell assessing $4b Nigeria oil projects

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Court dismisses suit by ex-Ondo council chiefs

Nigeria’s break-up won’t hurt us, says North

Christians back Osun governor

Mimiko runs billboard govt, says Boroffice

Rights groups hail UK judiciary

Ibori’s conviction an indictment of judiciary, says Agbakoba

ACN governors: Aregbesola’s persecution unjust

ACN governors: Aregbesola’s persecution unjust

Govt kicks as US issues Boko Haram warning

NNPC, PPPRA, marketers to refund N1.070 trillion

2012 budget will engender national development - Emodi

2015 poll fiasco: Court okays amicable settlement

Boko Haram: FG faults U.S security alert

Nigeria’s judicial system is very weak - Utomi

We are not gaining anything from Nigeria – Northern leaders

Senate asks Jonathan to crush Boko Haram at all costs

UN mulls Sudan, S’Sudan sanctions to end clashes

U.S alerts on likely attacks in Abuja

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Lawyers: Ibori’s sentence should ignite reform in Nigerian legal system

‘No going back on state of emergency in 15 councils’

Fed Govt launches revival of Unity Colleges

EFCC: Ibori will still face trial in Nigeria

Senate seeks prosecution of BA, VAA for tax evasion

Punish fuel subsidy offenders, says Aliyu

Monarchs, ACN stalwart back Aregbesola over allegations

Waziri: banks aided pension cash looting

PDP defends Jonathan’s right to run in 2015

Ibori bags 13 years in jail

‘Ondo is ready for power shift’

Customs targets N1.2t revenue

Alleged N55b theft: Adigwe slams EFCC over withdrawal of charges

Reps tackle Jonathan on National Honours

Death threats forced me to flee Nigeria —Waziri

Jonathan, Tambuwal, Ekweremadu pray for Mark’s recovery

Money Laundering : Ibori jailed 13 years

Malian forces re -arrest former premier

Sarkozy denies hawking nuke reactor to Gaddafi

World Bank’s presidency: Okonjo-Iweala congratulates Kim

Monday, April 16, 2012

US candidate Kim is World Bank president

UK aid funded firms ‘linked’ to ex-Delta governor

Journalists, supporters barred from court room

No regret over Ibori being sentenced, says Clark

Ibori gets his prize today

N26b Police pension cash in five banks

Panel: scrap EFCC, ICPC, FRSC, others

69 oil marketers to refund N241.247b petrol subsidy

Police warn against fake marriage proposals

‘Military junta has no chance in Guinea-Bissau’

Amosun declares war on robbers

President’s Transformation Agenda on course, says PDP

Afe Babalola cautions Jonathan on second term agenda

Nigeria faces big oil price risk, says Sanusi

Daniel re -arraigned on 38 counts

Banking crisis over, says AMCON CEO

Lagos to partner BoI on SMEs’ funding

Oil declines after Iran nuclear talks

FG Committee wants EFCC, ICPC, FRSC, others scrapped

FG to sanction errant airlines

EFCC seizes counterfeit financial instruments worth N250b

Kim is new World Bank chief


Say “Hello Tomorrow” with Emirates

Ibori: Nigerian journalists, supporters barred from courtroom

2012 budget to generate N9.7t growth revenue – Okonjo-Iweala

EFCC re-arraigns Daniel on 38-count charge

Okonjo-Iweala faults World Bank selection process

2011 budget recorded 80% implementation - Minister

Derivation: South -south governors insist on fiscal federalism

Police kill prison warder in Yenagoa

Guinea- Bissau military creates transition council

Sunday, April 15, 2012

NUJ President, others sympathise with The Nation over fire

Youths back Boroffice for governorship race

Falana faults Okonjo-Iweala on economy

Ekweremadu seeks decentralisation of police

Doctor in charge at the World Bank will have to revive the patient

Can Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala break America’s hold on the World Bank?

Okonjo-Iweala’s chances get slim

50 foreigners held in anti-Boko Haram raid

2015: Battle to stop me frivolous, says Jonathan

Return to negotiation table, CNPP pleads with Lagos doctors

Ecobank not bothered by Boko Haram, says Kuku

Boko Haram attempts to bomb Kano

Lawmaker’s son, two others die in Kwara road crash

‘Ewi not complicit in Ekiti land tussle’

Police, CAN deny tension rumour in Osun

Akeredolu condemns secession allegation against governor

Aregbesola: I won’t be distracted by rumour mongers

Soldier brutalises nursing mother

Akiolu harps on good governance

Total shuts down gas plant

Egypt disqualifies top Islamists, Mubarak’s VP from poll

Zuma to marry for sixth time

Saturday, April 14, 2012

ECOWAS seeks deployment of troops to Mali

Ibori to be sentenced tomorrow

Lockerbie bomber ‘critical in Libya hospital’

Total shuts down gas production

EFCC grills ex-directors of Ogundoyin estate over alleged N2b mismanagement

No plans to Islamise Osun — Aregbesola

This economy is not growing —Utomi, Sagay, others fault FG

God chose me, even if I’m not the best, Jonathan declares

Boko Haram spokesman, Abu Qaqa II, feared killed

Militants threaten MTN, S/African investments









Keeping the bone healthy

Atilade for OAIC’s induction

Insecurity: Have faith in God, Jonathan tells Nigerians

MEND threatens to attack MTN, South Africa's investments in Nigeria


Let’s probe third term agenda

Almajiri Foundation lauds FG's initiative

U.S Secret Service agents recalled from Colombia

CAN President, the United States and Boko Haram

Friday, April 13, 2012

NDLEA parades female poly student, 10 others for hard drugs

Crisis hits NECO as staff threaten showdown with Registrar

FG to stop funding foreign medical care of public officers ___ Health Minister

Tambuwal mourns Majekodunmi, I-G’s mother

Boko Haram: Stop fuelling the flame of ethnic division, acf tells CAN President

Buhari to contest 2015 presidential election

Fashola condemns road blockades during First Lady‘s visit

World Bank race: Colombian candidate Ocampo to withdraw for Okonjo-Iweala

2012 Budget: Jonathan vows to sack indicted officials for lobbying NASS

Boko Haram’s latest threat: Security agencies placed on red alert

The tragedy of Liberia's ex-girl soldiers

Re: As rapists go berserk

For Al-Makura, the storm is over

History, democracy and prosperity

I refused to pertake in rituals during my initiation; I instead shared ‘the grace’ with the kingmakers —Redeemed Church pastor-turned-monarch

‘I served only as armourer to robbery gang because the Bible says we should not kill’

Who killed Ondo transporter?

Pomp as ex-NBA boss Olanipekun donates ultra-modern vicarage to church

Untold story of Anambra poly students, indigenes’ bloody clash

51-year-old tenant kills Ibadan landlord over 12-month rent arrears

Meningitis kills two in Yola

How we discovered illegal refineries in Delta- Army commander

Jonathan may sack MDAs’ chiefs for distorting 2012 budget

Bissau soldiers attack home of poll front-runner

Eni pipeline attacked in Niger Delta

Buhari to run for presidency in 2015

Jonathan signs 2012 budget, trims spending

More support for Africa’s World Bank candidate

‘If Kim is appointed, it would be a backward step’

Is the World Bank ready for Okonjo-Iweala?

Traffic jam chokes Lagos as First Lady visits

Boko Haram boasts in video

Nigeria is going broke, says Okonjo-Iweala

Thursday, April 12, 2012

‘Two per cent of men’s deaths in Nigeria caused by tobacco’

His golfing life, by associate

Report of autopsy on Apagun Olumide not ready, say police

I was misquoted, says Adefarati’s widow

Southwest not playground for thieves, says Osun ACN

Fed Govt, World Bank hail Osun job scheme

Jonathan, Fashola extol Majekodunmi’s virtues

Mark, Fasanmi, Adebayo, Fayose mourn Omoboriowo

Majekodunmi for burial on Tuesday

Monday is D-day for hopefuls

Shopping centre holds exhibition

Firm launches 7Days Croissant

Learn to shop smart

Trade fair promises more discounts

Shopping for bicycles

Oil market fundamentals ‘easing’

‘Govt owes Lagos pensioners N11.2b’

Aviation probe: Senate won’t join issues with UK

Oil workers threaten strike over sack

More industries may collapse, says Lagos chamber

OPEC 2012 oil demand steady

‘FG owes Lagos pensioners N11.2b arrears’

Ekweremadu tasks new Malian leader on elections

‘Man knows man’ in appointments must end - Jonathan

N32.8b pension scam: Name those you bribed, Senate tells Director


Zamfara council shuts killer well

Mexico backs Kim to head World Bank

Mali's acting president sworn in

Mark mourns Omoboriowo, Majekodunmi, IGP's mother

District V wins Spelling Bee

Committee mobilises for children with challenges

First generation schools renew sports rivalry

Beware of fraudsters, provost warns

Poor UTME scores: Old boys want missions to take over schools

Playing Russian roulette with pupils' lives

Cpc down, not out in Niger, says state chairman

What future for kaduna cpc?

Weak structure cost PDP dearly in Bauchi

Can the CPC bounce back?

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Ex-Regional Administrator Majekodunmi dies at 95

Osun ACN warns PDP over alleged attacks on Southwest govts

Meteoric rise of Nigeria’s finance boss

Why I want to be governor, by Akeredolu

‘If competition follows normal process, Kim stands no chance’

Okonjo-Iweala ‘is Africa’s candidate’

Sect kills seven in Borno, Kano

CAN President rejects US position on Boko Haram

ACN alleges threat to Aregbesola’s life

Panel under pressure to pardon sacked Zakari Biu

UNN pensioners seek probe of funds administration

Lagos to substitute prison terms with community service

Fresh bomb scare in Kaduna

FG approves N2.6b for INEC permanent voters’ cards

CMAN seeks measures to curb cement adulteration

Spaniard declared ‘missing’ in Nigeria

Omoboriowo dies at 81

World Bank contest a test for industrial nations - Ocampo

Benue church victims to be buried April 20

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Finance Minister for UN campaign

How I’ll run World Bank, by Okonjo-Iweala

Ribadu: Govt is ‘complacent’ on Boko Haram

STF evacuates bomb from Jos market

Ondo PDP members threaten to quit

Kaunda, Fashola, Tinubu in ‘Lagos AIDS Walk’ awareness campaign

Fed Govt should create Ministry to tackle Boko Haram, says U.S.

Attacks increasingly target the people

Survivors relive Kaduna Easter Sunday explosion

Technical hitches stall N300b inter-bank deals

Halliburton: Nigeria to demand return of $130m

Delta to spend N7.4b on Asaba airport

Jonathan commissions Almajiri school

Kaduna blast: Eight more confirmed dead

Okonjo-Iweala gets UN job

Abducted three-month old baby, others released

Northern governors rue Easter day tragedies

Court grants extradition of terror suspects

Zimbabwe dismisses reports on Mugabe’s health

U.S should lead to end World Bank's tradition – Okonjo-Iweala

I started addressing myself as a professor in Form Three in secondary school—Delta Commissioner Prof. Eghagha

Monday, April 09, 2012

‘Nigerian woman could die if deported from UK’

Our grouse about managers, by union leader

JTF discovers bomb-laden vehicle in Kano

Sect joins forces with Malian rebels

Why Aregbesola provided 20,000 jobs in 100 days, by deputy governor

CNPP urges EFCC to probe Obasanjo's Third Term failed plot

Ajaokuta Steel project: A victim of policy inconsistency

5,000 policemen on the alert as Jonathan opens Almajiri school in Sokoto

CAN calls for NSA Azazi’s sack

Boko Haram strikes again as Kaduna counts losses

UK condemns Kaduna explosion

Boko Haram kills seven in separate attacks

OPC members, hoodlums clash in Ibadan

Bomb-laden vehicle found in Kano

Three –month old baby, five others abducted in Delta

M-Tel: Creditors plead with Sambo over stalled payment

Mali's president resigns

JTF kills three Boko Haram suspects

Sunday, April 08, 2012

‘Why we dissolved Oyo electoral commission’

‘Constitution review should address national questions’

What manner of national conference?

Airhiavbere: the handwriting on the wall

PDP, Jonathan and 2015

The bribey allegation and Speaker Tambuwal’s intervention

Ekiti’s bond for transformation

PHCN: Power saboteurs are reigning

President’s dress code and state visits

Why malaria business is good business

Cleaner Fuels, Cleaner Cars

So long, Obj

Designed to fail?

CAN urges Christians to forgive attackers

Recent car bombings in Nigeria

SSS repels attack on training school in Bauchi

Explosion near Plateau Governors’ Lodge

Osun tells PDP to prove allegations over Cuban trip

al-Qaeda’s new heartland of terror

Easter Sunday suicide bomb kills 40 in Kaduna

Stop living in the past, Ogun PDP tells Oni

Osun’s N17.5b contract for six roads

Ajimobi presents Staff of Office to Okere of Saki

Reps rue US killing of Nigerian woman

‘Arik Air not taken over by AMCON’

‘Church gift to President’s village in order’

ACN decries sentiments over Jonathan’s church ‘gift’

UK, ACF, PDP, ACN, Obi, others condemn blast

Ibadan school bus fire: father of three loses two children

Obasanjo on BOT chair: no comment

Four kidnap suspects arrested in Edo

Okonjo-Iweala faces interview panel today

Orji lends support to Okonjo-Iweala

Envoy: Okonjo-Iweala “manifestly superior” to other candidates

Mark to politicians: don’t play politics with God

Kano Christians celebrate Easter amid tight security

The parable of the snake and rat

Osun Assembly plans meeting over attacks on govt

How to tackle corruption in OSOPADEC, by ex-commissioner

Easter Sunday blast kills 40 in Kaduna

ACF condemns Kaduna blast

Explosion rocks Kaduna again

SSS repels attack on training school

UN scribe sad Mutharika’s death

Pope warns mankind 'in darkness'

Saturday, April 07, 2012

Tinubu tasks Nigerians at Easter

Rainstorm: Seven feared killed at Deeper Life Easter retreat in Ilorin

Amina Sambo tasks women on insecurity

Nigeria needs N2.2 trillion yearly for infrastructure development —Aganga

Malawi gets first female president

Easter Tragedy: 10 killed as Church collapses in Benue

10-year-old girl gives birth to daughter

Mali’s junta surrenders power

How to overcome insecurity –Jonathan, govs at Easter

Obasanjo knew of Third Term plot –ex-minister

Mark seeks investment in sports to curb crisis

Jonathan mourns late Malawian president

Tips for wet weather makeup

Davido stardom on a platter of gold!

Boko Haram: I will help mediate if I am approached- Sultan

Mali's junta, ECOWAS confirm transition deal

Watharika’s deputy takes over in Malawi

Friday, April 06, 2012

Reps lament killing of 40-year-old Nigerian in US

Easter: Osun free train service excites beneficiaries

Tambuwal, Ihedioha preach peace at Easter

... JTF in gun duel with sect in Maiduguri, kills two

Why FG sacked PHCN chiefs, by Minister

Osun ACN raises alarm over alleged security threat

Air fare hikes: Nigeria has no legal basis to ban foreign airlines —British govt

Robbery attack on pupils: We were not negligent, says transport firm

Ministers defy Jonathan on number of aides

Easter: Panic over Boko Haram threat

My grouse with Akpabio’s prophecy

Raiders of values and ideas



Everton 'super sub' tag Anichebe gets starters' chance

Venlo battling to keep Nwofor

2012/13 TRANSFERS Kanu gets Qatar offer

17th NIPOGA, Ede 2012 We’re determined to host a memorable event — Oke

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the World Bank and the rest of us

Popo’s potshot

Reps rue death of Nigerian woman in U.S

SSS to train NOA on intelligence gathering

Emeka Offor’s close associate kidnapped

Gunmen kill eight in Nasarawa

Why Boko Haram persists - Senate leader

Oyegun quits ANPP

Malawi president dies

AU rejects Mali junta’s independence call

Thursday, April 05, 2012

Ondo group eulogises Tinubu at 60

Church: ‘call for resignation is satanic’

Lawyers, ACN, David-West insist on the President’s sack

Governors propose 42% for states in revenue sharing formula

Fayemi, Ahmed, Osun ACN, others preach love among Christians

U.S, UK issue security alert on Nigeria

Death toll rises to seven in Ibadan school bus fire

Jonathan’s defence of church gift deepens row

Dickson sends nominees to Assembly

Kidnapped lawmaker’s father released

52 vehicles for police in Edo

Akpabio hails judgment

PDP to hold primaries in Akwa Ibom

Daar Communications appeals ruling on bank accounts

Four die of Lassa fever in Rivers

What do Nigerians think of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala?

How the World Bank could benefit from Okonjo-Iweala

How Jim Yong Kim could change the World Bank

Kidnapped lawmaker's father released

PHCN workers protest sack of bosses

Police declare agent wanted over sale of property to governor

IGP orders adequate security to churches during Easter

Malawi President rushed to hospital

Three mobile policemen killed in Anambra

FG launches new tax policy, Identification number

Ex-World Bank officials back Okonjo-Iweala for top job

U.S to ease sanctions on Burma

Governors condemn deduction of subsidy from Federation Account

ActionAid Nigeria, CSACEFA decry poor JAMB exam performance

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Nigerians come 100th in UN’s first Happiness Report

Three pupils dead in Ibadan school bus fire

EFCC uncovers another N9b police pension fraud

Jonathan: I took no bribe

Panic in Southwest PDP over Obasanjo’s BoT exit

Senate: no cause for alarm over 2012 budget

Wema donates N2.5m to Osun pupils’ feeding programme

Expectant mother narrates ordeal during Sagamu-Ore robbery

Osun Poly students protest

INEC: Ondo governorship election holds October 20

Ogun govt, Daniel bicker over SMS

UK ACN members eulogise Tinubu at 60

Outages expose inadequacies of govts, says Obi

EFCC officials quiz Ondo Assembly’s accountant, two others over alleged fraud

America worried over poverty in Nigeria, says ambassador

PDP BoT finally reclaims some normality

Asiwaju Tinubu at 60: A postscript

As women seize the stage

‘I won’t step down for Mimiko’

Fayemi, Oshiomhole eulogise NULGE chief

Parents accuse teachers of spearheading strike in Oyo

Warri Refinery turnaround to cost N94.2b

Reps begin Export Grant appraisal

Sack: Electricity workers criticise minister

NPA votes N3b for access road

Why I rejected PDP primary results, by Imasuangbon

Task for Governor Fayemi

Source of Tinubu’s power and influence

Scarred for life

Ekiti State University at 30

Too early to start 2015 campaign

These men shall die

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu at 60 and the lessons

The Greek and his gift

Exams racket

Another letter from the grave

Recognizing abuse

No off day on a first date

Google launches Web-to-phone SMS service

Fuel subsidy: Court adjourns suit against CBN till May 8

Army uncovers plot to attack Kano during Easter

No cause for alarm over 2012 budget – Senate

Armed robbers attack Anambra police station

FG sets 2015 digital migration deadline

Pirates list Siasia, Eguavoen for coaching job

Blast hits Somali theatre, six die

Mali coup threatens EU aid to Sahel - aid chief

Police dismiss ten officers in Lagos

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

2012 Budget: Presidency okays $72 oil benchmark

Osun Speaker hails Aregbesola on infrastructural development

Hats off to Ngozi

What future for ex-President?

Why I want to run World Bank, by Okonjo-Iweala

Mum to Ladoja: reject PDP

Oyinlola, others plot PDP’s return in Southwest

Obasanjo quits PDP BoT

Senators uncover N3b fake pension account

Alleged bribery: ACN seeks Jonathan’s sack

Consumer council arrests Lebanese

Kogi governorship tussle: Wada, PDP absent at Appeal Court

Armed robbers kill four policemen

New education policy to take off soon - Minister

Alleged fraud: Bankole not a signatory to suspicious accounts - Witness

Obasanjo resigns as PDP BOT chairman

Bauchi records 2,000 tuberculosis cases in 2011

Four electrocuted in Kaduna electric sparks

Jonathan greets Ebenezer Obey at 70

House committee chair Peterside woos investors

Alleged N42b fraud: EFCC witness contradicts self

Conference seeks tougher tobacco control laws

Plea bargain a tool to help the rich escape justice, says Mark

Bashar al-Assad cannot survive for long, his uncle says

West Africa leaders hit Mali with sanctions

Monday, April 02, 2012

‘No request letter on Aregbesola’s health before us’

EFCC gets order to paste criminal charge on Sylva’s home

Three PHCN giants go down with power outage

Igbo to name satellite radio station, library after Ojukwu

Court discharges Akingbola of money laundering charges

Obasanjo in Ibadan to woo Ladoja back to PDP

Two factional chairmen emerge for Ogun commercial motorcyclists

Ekiti’ll reject PDP in a thousand elections, says Commissioner

Can Jonathan save mothers from dying at childbirth?

Troubled times at Power House

Sect on killing spree in Kano, Borno, Kaduna

Jonathan campaigns for Okonjo-Iweala

Why Boko Haram persists, by Ciroma

Sabotage: FG removes TCN MD

Alleged N47.1b theft: Court frees Akingbola

Gunmen abduct lawmaker's father

Dokubo vows to prevent rigging of Edo governorship poll

Jonathan begins one- week vacation

Koton Karfe jail break: 36 prisoners so far re-arrested - Deputy Controller

Pakistan jails bin Laden's family

World Bank’s presidency: Jonathan drums support for Okonjo-Iweala

Suu Kyi hopes for 'new era' in Burma

Russian plane crash kills 31

Sunday, April 01, 2012

Explosion kills man in Kaduna

30 dead in Adamawa fire

Why Jonathan is yet to sign budget

N32.8b pension fraud: KPMG for rescue job

How Okonjo-Iweala can get the job, by Kalu

Okonjo-Iweala...Obstacles to her World Bank presidency quest

Woman sues Oyinlola for injuring her

Matron, 20 okada riders held in Ogun

Europe ACN calls for strong candidate in Ondo

Tension as Ekiti chief resists deposition

Oyo ACN hails union for withdrawing from strike

Osun Assembly urges Attorney-General to publish contracts panel’s report

Why Nigerian varsities can’t drive development, by Fayemi

Senators, Reps, NBA fete ACN national leader

Yabatech partners Swiss firm

Lagos ACN elders ask Tinubu to aspire to Presidency

Explosion kills one, injures two in Kaduna

Mali’s junta pledges to cede power

Nigerian student dies in Malaysia

No need to probe Haruna’s death - family

Dakingari wins Kebbi governorship poll rerun

Jonathan congratulates Dankigari

Kenya to partner with Nigeria on diseases control

Myanmar holds historic election

Saturday, March 31, 2012

World Bank: NASS rallies support for Okonjo-Iweala at IPU

CBN’s cash-less policy takes-off in Lagos today

New revenue formula: RMAFC writes 36 govs, begins verification of data

Dignitaries laud Tinubu at dinner

$132m Halliburton scam: FG may appeal judgement

It’s clear coast for PDP in Kebbi gov election

OCTOBER 1 BOMBING: Okah’s brother found unconscious in Kuje prison

Haruna’s family wants his death probed

Nine terrorists, 2 soldiers killed in gun battle