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The Nation Archive for May 2012Rss

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Courteville eyes African markets

You are too slow, cpc caucus tells Yakowa

Firm’s super cable goes live 2014

Schneider Electric introduces data centre operation suite

We are committed to ICT growth despite challenges, says Omatek

Killing NITDA by instalment

Stakeholders to tackle challenges of e-payment

NITDA begins establishment of Internet points to deepen ICT penetration

Reps call for review of NIMC Act

Will subscribers get cheaper roaming charges?

ICPC: Jonathan seeks confirmation of Owo- Nta as chairman

Senate queries PPPRA over fuel import

No going back on renaming of UNILAG - FG

Jega decries underfunding of INEC

SNG loses subsidy protest suit against FG

Nigerian travellers to UK to be screened for Tuberculosis

Court dismisses suit against Salami's reinstatement

Edo guber poll: PDP accuses Oshiomhole of raising ‘army’

Why I didn't invite Mikel, Osaze, others - Keshi

Taylor gets 50-year jail sentence

Protest: UNILAG shut for two weeks

Britain's top court backs Assange's extradition

Abiola: Students disrupt traffic on Lagos bridge

World can feed more people more efficiently - FAO

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

The Triumph of the Truth

ACN: Jonathan’s first anniversary a legacy of insecurity, scandals

Aregbesola seeks ex-president’s treatment for Abiola

Wike urges NUT, NTI to work together

You can’t make Abiola a local hero, says David-West

NLC applauds Jonathan

Alumni rejects change of name

Mixed reactions trail renaming of UNILAG after Abiola

Abiola: Why Jonathan defied ex-Head of State’s advice

Honour in order, says family

How N60b pension cash was diverted, by director

Campus Life girl Ngozi Agbo dies at 36

Controversy as UNILAG is renamed Abiola Varsity

Judgment on Ondo Rep’s suit today

Police rescue kidnap victim

Anambra farmers get N1b loan

Jonathan can’t justify fuel price increase, says NLC

ACN: we haven’t screened Ondo governorship aspirants

We’ve achieved so much in one year, says Ajimobi

ICPC seizes four choice cars, two houses from civil servant

Police disrupt PDP, civil society groups’ rallies in Anambra

Yobe pardons 11 prisoners

PDP, ACN disagree on Amaechi’s performance

Police uniforms recovered from robbers

Pension scam: How N60b was diverted - Former director

UNILAG renamed M.K.O Abiola University

Jonathan, Tambuwal differ over budget, separation of powers

Abiola's son hails renaming of UNILAG

ECOWAS condemns creation of Islamic state in Mali

FG to review laws on terrorism

Students protest renaming of UNILAG

FG to send PIB to N’Assembly in June

Unilag renamed M.K.O Abiola University

Police detonate suspected bomb in Kaduna

Monday, May 28, 2012

Olubadan to Alaafin: I remain Council of Obas chair

EFCC can’t try us, say Hembe, Azubuogu

Thumbs down for power supply

Workshop on fish production

Jega: lack of internal democracy is challenge to INEC

Ex-Commonwealth SecretaryAnyaoku: focus on insecurity not 2015

Leaders to Nigerians: be hopeful

Special courts to try corruption cases coming, says CJN

Salami: President wrongly interpreted law, says Law Prof

Struggling to grow the economy, create jobs

Ahmed gives scholarship to indigent Aviation College students

FCT ACN advises Jonathan

14 soldiers arraigned before military court

Unknown gunmen attack Muslim worshippers in Yobe

Anglican calls for reduced cost of governance

Lagos at 45: Fashola renews call for special status

Governors caution against writing off democracy

N32.8b pension scam trial stalled

Cassava bread: Farmers storm National Assembly

NLC opposes planned electricity tariff hike

Boko Haram fueled by lack of Islamic knowledge - Tambuwal

JAMB to Introduce UTME e-testing in 2013

Pension scam: Court adjourns hearing to June 25

Nigerian appointed first black police commander in London

ASUU wants Lagos to reinstate sacked doctors

Hembe, Azubuogu ask court to vacate arraignment order

Army court martials 14 soldiers for `gross misconduct’

PDP determined to transfer wealth to masses -Tukur

Oshiomhole files suit against publication firm

AfDB predicts moderate GDP growth for Africa

Stiffer penalties will discourage drug trafficking – NDLEA boss

Egypt sets to announce presidential poll result

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Constitutional amendment: House seeks new federal structure

NBA to President: your action in bad faith

Terrorism: Panel advises Nigeria to join forces with US

Tinubu attacks Jonathan, PDP over Salami’s ordeal

OPD takes free legal campaign to the streets

Police declare Guinness driver wanted over N4m theft

Fashola to inaugurate traffic radio

Wike urges children to be vigilant

Supreme Court: Emenike urges supporters to be calm

Boko Haram is Jihad on Christians, says Akinola

Whither rule of law?

A year of wasted goodwill, dashed hopes, missed chances

Eko Atlantic City to create 150,000 jobs

Governors to Fed Govt: unbundle NNPC now

'180 cult groups in Nigeria'

Gunmen kill 4 in kano

Mali Tuaregs, Islamist rebels agree to merge

CAN President hails Okogie

NATO air strike kills ‘Afghan family'

PPPRA scrutinises two foreign firms

Saturday, May 26, 2012

25th Anniversary: What made, and still makes, Awo tick (3)

CAN showers encomiums on Okogie

NUT gives MDGs, NTI 21 days to pay allowance

Nigeria must stop importing wheat, says Minister

JNI warns against reckless comments

sacked doctors: Group warns NUPENG against sympathy strike

Why Africa is poor, by Obasanjo

Children’s Day: IG issues security alert over kidnapping, terrorist attacks

Northern Senators angry over projects, committee assignments

Jonathan’s performance will earn him second term, says Clark

No compensation for Boko Haram victims

APGA stakeholders seek restructuring of party

Should widows re-marry?

60 days in cashless Lagos

Senate tasks Research Council on revenue generation

Rooftop gunman kills two in Finland

U.S debates 'terrorist' sanctions for Boko Haram

Friday, May 25, 2012

Salami denied fair hearing, says US report

ACN in Canada thanks host govt for $18m donation to Nigeria

Only steady electricity can heal nation’s economy, say Amosun, Nnaji

Junaid Mohammed to Jonathan: Don’t touch Buhari

62-year-old PDP stalwart docked for voters’ card fraud

Okogie retires as Archbishop of Lagos

N155bn Malabu oil scandal: Umar demands open probe from Senate

Oil subsidy report: We will only probe criminal allegations, says EFCC

The President North wants -Lamido

WAEC: Merit award for RCCG girl

Clark, Sambo’s wife, Ekere win Leadtimes’ awards

Multi-links gives Osun N100 million worth of modems

Oyo begins construction of 150-room five-star hotel

Group provides 1,116 free health care facilities

CNPP lauds Amosun over development

2,000 LP members from Mimiko's ward defect to ACN

Three policemen, four others killed in Ekiti bank robbery

Jonathan renews appointment of medical director of fmc Abeokuta

New governing board for Legal Aid Council

El-Kanemi gets Borno govt support

No hidding place for Warriors — Eagles roar

Wolves’ game, a must win — Baba Ganaru

Tornadoes ambush Akwa United

Delta, Edo, Ondo qualify from Southern zone

Bethel, Eskay Babes for Apapa Cup final

Osaze hints at Baggies exit

Eagles on right track, says Oliha

FCT SWAN hails Abdullahi’s stay

FIFA rescues Nigeria with insurance policy for players

Lagos Archbishop Okogie retires

62- year old Woman docked for electoral fraud

Jonathan reiterates commitment to press freedom

Seven killed in Ekiti bank robbery

Boko Haram plans to disrupt democracy day - JTF

Nigeria’s economy has prospects to grow - Shonekan

Minister admits `gross deficit' in electricity

AU Commission’s job: Nigeria reiterates support for Ping

Growth in West Africa can be derailed, IMF warns

Egypt to pick Islamist or military man as president

‘Chevron has impacted lives in Nigeria’

Shell Global okays OKLNG

Era of bank loans diversion over, says EFCC

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Respect NJC’s recommendation, says Akanbi

NJC’s decision on Salami’s recall is final, says Uwais

Alleged N11.5b fraud: EFCC gets more time on application against Akala, others

ICPC, NEITI to battle oil thieves

How Yekini blew N60m in 60 days

Shekau… Nigeria’s most wanted fugitive

Mark urges protection for local industries

Jonathan seeks confirmation of Justices Mohammed, Ogunbiyi as Supreme Court Justices

Ex-bank chief’s trial stalled

Ribadu: Nigeria loses 200,000bpd to theft

2015: Nnamani defends Buhari’s comment

Sultan: enough of bloodbath

We’ve failed as a people, says Obi

Beneficiaries of Ekiti social security scheme hit 20,000

Benue spends N66b on projects, services

Police arrest bunkerers, robbers

Boko Haram: CAN slams PDP national chair Tukur

Environmentalists hail suspension of mining in Ogun

Ex-president unfit to tal against corruption, says Clark

Reps: Obasanjo is seeking relevance

Osun ACN hails Aregbesola at 55

Our challenges on security, by Acting IGP Abubakar

UK pitch for PR professionals

Firm shines in outdoor advertising

Agency holds TBWA/Concepts forum 

OAAN raises alarm over multiple regulations

Heineken holds Intercontinental Night

Legend’s harvest of prizes for consumers

Will this new campaign save 7Up?

Halting between mergers and fractionalisation

Education and national ascendancy

Conventions and new leadership in troubled times

Alao-Akala: Court rejects EFCC’s private prosecutor

Lagos govt vs doctors: Court has jurisdiction to hear case - Judge

Obasanjo is seeking relevance - Reps

Enough of bloodbath in the North - Sultan

Second defendant illness stalls Atuche’s trial

Jonathan cannot win Edo for PDP - ACN leaders

Boko Haram: Our future looks bleak - Nigerian Children

CAN condemns Tukur’s comment on Boko Haram

INEC releases Ondo governorship poll time-table

Keshi invites four new players for Eagles’ matches

Mark seeks protection for local industries

Tunisian prosecutor demands death penalty for Ben Ali

South Africa targets more oil from Nigerian

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Who wants Tobacco Control Bill dead?

Ibori: Bribe scandal rocks Scotland Yard

Trial of banks’ chiefs: EFCC disturbed over lawyers poor commitment to cases

Knocks for Jonathan over Salami’s fate

Obasanjo under attack for calling lawmakers robbers

Lagos to get N31.4bn World Bank loan

Five bank officials held for alleged robbery

Tackle Festac Town’s rot, council chief urges FHA

Govt never signed CONMESS agreement with doctors, says HOS

Pastor accuses wife of using charms

Woman cuts husband's manhood for demanding too much sex

Firm showcases new products

Court warns Turkur, others against fresh congress in Ogun

Nigerian teenager buried under garden shed in London

Suspected LP thugs attack Ondo ACN chieftain

Osun West ACN congratulates Aregbesola At 55

German institute to train Osun youths in agric

UNILORIN pays N493.2m to 49 lecturers

PDP’s shadow exco a fraud, says Ekiti

Church Synod opens today

Reps reject unhealthy cassava bread

Bishop berates political class, seeks change

ACN condemns threat to new Lagos doctors

Court lashes police as Saraki’s case is dismissed

Stop the fireworks at capital market probe

President Obama wants it both ways on private equity

Lead by example

Preposterous!

‘We bought N18b shares of Finbank on instruction’

‘Power sector will collapse without new tariff’

Lafarge WAPCO to increase local input

AGF recovers N14b police pension funds from banks

Council stops ICAN’s AGM

‘CBN’s autonomy vital to economy’

Ibori: Two private investigators arrested for alleged bribery

Reps reject Jonathan’s cassava bread

IGP warns police on corruption

Court warns Turkur, others against conducting fresh congress in Ogun

SLUG: NEITI begins 2009-11 audit of oil and gas sector

AGF recovers N14bn police pension funds from banks

Calls for national rebirth

Mark shakes up Senate Committees

Judge dismisses suit against UNIJOS

Nigerian teenager killed in UK

Gunmen kill police Inspector, teenager in Sokoto

More top executives willing to pay bribes - Survey

Coca Cola hosts campus journalists

ECOWAS to investigate attack on Malian president

Egyptians vote to pick president

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Oil subsidy probe: Minister blames it all on Yar’Adua

Reps to go tough on oil thieves

Insecurity hampers polytechnics’ visitation panels

Environmentalists beg Health Minister to save tobacco Bill

‘O God! Why me? So I am going to die’

Sagay, Akintola, Nwobike, others condemn decision

Oshiomhole, Osoba, Adebayo, others embrace Oyegun at grand rally

How Nigeria can work, by Gowon, Obasanjo

Boko Haram: From preaching to bombing

Salami: Lawyers kick as Jonathan snubs NJC

Govt to go after politicians behind Boko Haram

Nigeria loses over N59b capital plight on phones, others

Naira falls as oil import rises

Reps to probe govt’s insurance payments

S&P revises Access Bank’s, FCMB’s ratings

ECOWAS condemns attack on Mali’s Interim President

Fed Govt proposes June for oil block bidding

Senate, Jonathan to meet over killing of expatriates

Pension fund probe: IGI decries shareholder’s attack on committee

EFCC arraigns lawyer for alleged N36m theft

Boko Haram suspects kill four in Maiduguri

Court rules on Lagos, Medical Guild suit Wednesday

How Nigeria can work, by Gowon, Obasanjo, Shonekan, others

Subsidy probe: Madueke shifts blame to Yar’Adua

Niger gets second Speaker in a week

Nigeria loses over N59b on phones, sims, computers

Attack: Tight security at Gombe rehabilitation camp

Gunmen kill four in Yobe, Borno

Mobil, Chevron, Shell top gas flare chart

Mali president beaten during palace occupation

Anger over 'Reagan’s blood' auction

Monday, May 21, 2012

Ex-militants back Kuku

Akingbola fails to open defence

Court condemns EFCC on trial of ex-Afribank chiefs

NDLEA nabs woman with drugs in her underwear

Pressure on US to list Boko Haram as terrorist group

How Nigeria can grow GDP, by Okonjo-Iweala

Orosanye: Full list of endangered agencies out

Fed Govt, states talks on Sovereign Wealth Fund collapse

Suspect carrying grenades held

Jonathan refers subsidy probe report to EFCC

Police arrest convert over terrorist activities

No bomb threats at Force Headquarters - Police

Sovereign Wealth Fund: FG, states peace talks collapse

Lagos shuts churches, mosques over noise pollution

Man arrested with explosive in Abuja

ACF tasks FG on sustainable growth, development

Alleged theft: Akingbola fails to open defence

NDLEA arrests two female drug traffickers

Three climbers die on Mt Everest

Singer Robin Gibb dies

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Coalition accuses Jonathan of delaying Salami’s reinstatement

Panel drops 27 SAN applicants

North seeks three more geopolitical zones

Report: Senators, Reps to explain N24.8b expenses

Aregbesola to inaugurate projects for ‘old boys’ today

ND graduate commits suicide in Osun

Senate discharges arrest order on IGI boss, others

Sambo seeks help on collapsed buildings

Chime knows fate today

Senate to probe ‘variation of N10b PTDF headquarters’

Coalition moves to end breast cancer in 2020

We ’re ensuring due process is being followed, says BPP

Fed Govt projects: Signed, sealed, but undelivered

Why ministries, departments can’t access budget 2012 fund

Robben: My penalty was terrible

7 killed in Benue by herdsmen

Facebook chief Zuckerberg weds long-time girlfriend

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe ‘tired of ruling’

Saturday, May 19, 2012

2015: Dickson carpets Northern governors

Boko Haram: Wife of suspected ThisDay bomber arrested

First year anniversary: Jonathan’s Facebook’s friends’ damning verdict

NJC’s decision: Battle line drawn as top lawyers offer to defend Salami

Why Nigeria can’t break up, by Yahaya Kwande

National Assembly stops work on power projects

ACN will rule South West for 100 years, says Lanlehin

Niger gov, Aliyu defends comment on Buhari

Govt alone can’t solve Boko Haram threat—Suswan

‘Lagos doctors sacked for abandoning patients’

Chelsea wins Champions League

‘Some Nigerians live like slaves in the US’

Explosion rocks Italian school, kills one

London 2012 Olympics' Torch arrives Nigeria

17 Nigerians on death row in Indonesia, says FG

US, Nigeria set for talks on Boko Haram

FAAC directs Fed Govt, states, LGs to open special SURE accounts

... as FG seeks legal advice from consortium of lawyers

PDP suffers from selective amnesia, says Tinubu

We’ve invested over N1 trillion in our networks —Telecom operators

Chelsea supporters get cow ready for victory party

Tinubu, Akande, Amaechi, others bid Fayemi's mum goodbye

Fresh suit seeks to stop Jonathan from reinstating Salami

More knocks for Jonathan over face-off with Buhari

Friday, May 18, 2012

I love hanging out with girls —Magnito

Malaika set for music tour of America

Squard, Stage, Psalmurai, DQ, Rayce dazzle

Christy Essien Foundation hosts kids

Praiz launches Jekalo video

Yobo’s injury: Soriola, Oboabona, Idris on standby

Outrage as stadium staff lock out Eagles

Athletes return to Garden City for AFN/NDDC Golden League

Yaba leads medals table at Ibile Games

2012 FIFA U-20 WOMEN’S WORLD CUP QUALIFIER We’ll secure another away win, says Oparanozie

FG lost N1.87t to pipeline vandalism, oil theft – Alison-Madueke

Yobo to miss Eagles’ matches

FAAC directs FG, states, LG to open special SURE accounts

Ibru’s wife loses bid to wind up Federal Palace

Chemical truck crashes, explodes in Lagos

Liberian morticians held over missing corpse in Onitsha

Don’t contest 2015 presidential election, Poll respondents tell Jonathan

ECOWAS troops hit Guinea-Bissau

G8 leaders seek end to Europe crisis

U.S mulls 'terrorist' designation for Boko Haram

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Okoroji, Onwenu mourn music star

Music giant Donna Summer dies at 63

Why Fed Govt is building schools for girls, by Wike

No end to Boko Haram without tackling poverty, says Carson

Aregbesola calls on Jonathan to reinstate Salami

EFCC takes over illegal bunkering vessel with 1m litres oil

Reps seek elected officials in local govts

Judiciary crisis not political, says Acting PCA

Salami rejects retirement offer

2015: North’s governors back Buhari’s warning

Video Review: ‘T.W.O Legit’ video compilation

Yakowa repositions healthcare in Kaduna

Senate to probe appointment of casual teachers by Federal colleges

Nigeria gets 95,000 slots for 2012 hajj

Free meters for electricity consumers from June

Soldiers beat bus driver to death in Edo

Judiciary crisis not political - Ag PCA

SEC probe: EFCC fails to arraign Hembe, Azubuogu

Explosion rocks Port Harcourt

Yakowa repositions healthcare

Pakistani air force planes crash, four die

Increase in retirement age will not affect employment - Minister

Robert F. Kennedy Jnr's wife dies

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

ACN chair Akande mourns Dele Ige

Reps chide Accountant-General over non-response to queries

Jonathan urged to sign Tobacco Bill

JAMB seeks EFCC’s help to curb exam malpractices

‘We account for eight per cent of global LNG supplies’

Concern over Nigeria’s ‘loss’ of LNG market

Naira falls to two-month low on dollar demand

ACF on row: power belongs to God

2015: ACN joins Buhari’s CPC to attack Presidency

NJC to stand by decision on Salami

Warring PDP women of influence

The irrepressible judge

a secular or multi religious state - 2

Onabanjo Varsity needs Amosun’s attention

Governor Obi: Wonder worker of Awka North

Osun PDP: How not to play opposition politics

Triumph of truth

House of cards

Pharmacist unveils herbal antimalaria vaccine

What is a Calorie?

Robbers kill journalist in Edo

Insecurity: Northern governors meet on Thursday

Exam malpractice: JAMB seeks EFCC's help

Nigeria, others owing UN dues

Fire guts INEC’s facility

Jonathan, NLC mourn Bafyau

Anyaoku seeks restructuring of Nigeria’s federal structure

Ex-NLC president Bafyau is dead

Adieu Papa Shofy

Jega promises credible governorship poll in Edo

FG will intervene in Lagos doctors' crisis - Minister

Strauss-Kahn countersues N'York hotel maid

WHO warns of high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Lawmaker urges reinstatement without delay

Protesters demand immediate action

Jonathan sued over Salami’s return

PDP responsible for evil in the land, says CPC

Oil subsidy report: EFCC, ICPC, CCB chairmen hold talks

No help for 16 Nigerians on death row in Indonesia, says Senate

Drama as Presidency gets NJC’S recommendation on PCA recall

I’ve proof of my claims, says Okah

Presidency strikes back as Buhari remains adamant

Senate orders IGP to produce CP, others over alleged unlawful detention

New electricity tariff will ensure improved services - NERC

You are blood thirsty, PDP tells Buhari

Boko Haram: 308 killed in 118 attacks - Minister

Jonathan blasts Buhari over 2015 prediction

2015: Decision to contest personal to Jonathan- Mark

Jonathan unwilling to risk oil graft crackdown?

Man sentenced to death for killing five family members

Gunmen abduct six-year old in Enugu

Seven UN peacekeepers shot at Congo protest

Nigeria's inflation rises to 12.9% in April

French new president sworn in

Monday, May 14, 2012

Amosun to Daniel’s men: you can’t think for us

Mimiko has failed the people, says Abraham

Amnesty Internation’s verdict on Nigeria’s rights human record: Situation deteriorating, worrisome

Varsity workers due for salary increase in July, says SSANU

EX-FinBank MD Nwosu’s trial stalled

Why North is underdeveloped, by Aregbesola

Akpabio woos electorate ahead of LG poll

‘Constitution amendment ’ll address fiscal federalism’

Senator, activist urge Jonathan to approve NJC’s recommendation

Group demands NJC’s reform

Fed Govt is biggest Boko Haram, says Buhari

Nigerian troops for Guinea Bissau, Mali

Legal giants plan to tell Jonathan: restore Salami

DPO, nine others killed in Delta shoot out

Judiciary frustrating rape cases - Minister

Nigeria to deploy troops to Guinea-Bissau

Resident doctors fault sack, eviction of Lagos colleagues

Reps to recover defunct bank’s N12b debt

Bayelsa officials lose bid to stop trial

Aviation: Court permits suspect to travel abroad for treatment

Blast kills nine in Afghanistan

IMF cuts sub-Saharan Africa growth forecasts

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Businesses, homes suffer over falling electricity supply

Osun targets N15b from tourism in 2015

Ex-police affairs minister backs state police

NLC accuses govt of destabilisation plot

Sanusi, Kukah blame insecurity on leaders

Air Nigeria aircraft arrives for inaugural Lagos – London flight

FIRS arrests CEOs for alleged N2.17bn tax debts

Govt to build 10 power plants, says Jonathan

Oni, co-travellers acting in bad faith, says Fayemi

Salami: Jonathan consulting on NJC’s decision

Gunmen kill soldier in Kaduna

Five killed in gunmen attack in Kano

Adeboye predicts return of peace to Plateau, Nigeria

Osun to sponsor 98 medical students abroad

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Gunmen raid three banks in Bauchi State

Dele Ige dies at 79

Etisalat affirms commitment to quality service

Shell, Ogoni community disagree on fresh oil spill in Rivers

‘Nigeria ranks second in road accident fatalities’

Why attacks on Aregbesola cannot distract him —Ex-Minister

Robbers sack police station in Edo

Unilag VC, Sofoluwe slumps, dies

Why NJC wants Salami re-instated

Yorubas disown Kano Boko Haram leader

How faithful are doctors to Hippocratic Oath ?

Yekini’s World Cup team-mates: Where are they now?

Persons on the podium…

Chika Mbonu goes into consultancy

Dayo Adeneye undergoes operation

Bombs target Italy’s tax agency

Guilty verdict in Hudson’s family murder trial

BPE to unveil power privatisation winners in October

The future of Unilag by late VC

Unilag VC, Prof Sofoluwe dead

Friday, May 11, 2012

Extortion: Six policemen beat colleague to coma

The Yekini we knew, by neighbours

MTN, Glo, Airtel, Etisalat to pay N1.1b penalty for poor services

20 of us jumped into a well but only eight came out, says survivor of attack on Yobe cattle market

Why FG insists on review of MoU with Lufthansa –Presidential aide

Yoruba Boko Haram leader, wife, kids arrested

NLC opposes electricity tariff review

$1bn Sovereign Fund operation begins soon, says Okonjo-Iweala

Atiku to Jonathan: stop pretending on 2015

Ajimobi attributes insecurity to faulty police structure

NMA to take position on Lagos doctors’ strike

Cross River gets USA’s special status award

Obi commisions multi-million naira chest clinic

Oshiomhole gives N20m to family of late Journalist

Salami: NJC has redeemed its image — Adegbite

As impunity overwhelms prudish bravado

Truth has finally prevailed, says Fayemi

Effect NJC’s recommendation now, CNPP tells Jonathan

It’s triumph of justice - Osun ACN

JTF discovers guns, explosives in Kano

Group decries inaction on Nigeria's lead poisoning

Deportation: Reps summon Foreign Affairs Minister

Blasts, gunshots rock Maiduguri

Jonathan’s election was like passing judgment on zoning - ACF

Ban, UN Security Council condemn Damascus bomb attacks

U.S panel approves anti-HIV pill

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Normalcy returns as new doctors resume

Reps seek U.S. help on insecurity, corruption

Striking doctors gets eviction notices

Reps: we gave Presidency, EFCC, ICPC, AGF subsidy probe report

Why I appointed Oyerinde Principal Private Secretary, by Oshiomhole

Minister: Education problems beyond infrastructure, funding

Bomb scare fever grips Lagos

EFCC to arraign Rep Hembe, Azubogu May 17

NJC approves Salami’s return

Boko Haram: Fed Govt calls for ceasefire

Hydraulic failure: DANA makes emergency landing

Corporate failures on the rise, says ICAN

Dangote budgets $7.5b for expansion

2013 budget: Reps focus on ongoing, abandoned projects

Tax to drive transformation agenda, says Jonathan

Fed Govt creates vehicles for tackling growth barriers

NEC approves N50b to subsidise electricity tariff

‘Northern governors have failed to utilise accruing revenue’

Ondo ACN aspirants united, says Agunloye

Opposition parties dare Jang over councils

NJC recommends Salami’s reinstatement

Good food, good setting

Senate to probe NDLEA’s use of arm-bearing recruits

Why terrorism is on the rise - Azazi

Jonathan qualified to contest 2015 election – PDP

FG ready to dialogue with Boko Haram - Sambo

Capital Market: Court okays arraignment of Hembe, deputy

Dangote to spend $7.5b on expansion

Wreckage of Russian plane found

Governors plead for understanding on security challenges

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

SEC chiefs disown Oteh

Ondo ACN aspirants parley with police chief on insecurity

100 million Nigerians lack official identity, says agency

Aregbesola loves Christians, others, says Southwest CAN

FEC approves N3b for speed boats to check smuggling

‘Nigeria has deficit in transparency, accountability in govt’

Danjuma seeks eradication of tropical disease

Windstorm: NEMA alerts Southsouth states to get prepared

Bill to give Houses of Assembly financial autonomy passes second reading

Oshiomhole’s aide’s murder is threat to democracy, says NLC

Cleric urges Yoruba unity at Awo memorial

IBBUL embarks on N1.3b infrastructure provision

Why we are diversifying our economy

Re: Who is afraid of Buhari?

a secular or multi religious state - 1

Government should support Rashidi Yekini’s family

Falokun and Ondo’s public schools

Minister of rice, or agriculture?

Behold, old varsities have passed away

Imo formula

‘Govt committed no funds into failed solar power project’

The enemies of Edo

Pension scam: Ex-director granted bail

Okereke-Onyiuke: we’ve right to spend as we like

Prison officers will be sanctioned for jail break - Ouattara

Army, SSS destroy illegal refineries on River Niger

Sudan war planes bomb South Sudan

Edo Assembly tasks NNPC, PPMC on oil spillage

Jonathan rules out cabinet shake-up

Alleged fraud: Court remands doctor in prison

Senate confirms Bianca Ojukwu as ambassador

Nigerian child prisoner regains freedom

Ibori: Court to hear assets confiscation suit next year

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

South African courts to hear Zimbabwe rights cases

Shell finds pipeline leakages in Niger Delta

Oath stops woman from declaring kids’ biological father

Yekini: Lagos Speaker absolves government of blame

Monday, May 07, 2012

Ademowo urges govt to tackle Boko Haram threats

Court reserves ruling on admission of bank statement in Daniel’s trial

Health workers declare indefinite strike nationwide

Education sector’s transformation on course, says Wike

Tinubu: poor leadership responsible for high poverty rate

‘If God is with me then who can be against me? There is nothing to fear’

Solution to insecurity in Nigeria is dialogue, says Obasanjo

Jonathan to IG: get Oshiomhole’s aide’s killers

Lagos sacks 788 doctors

Arunma Oteh at House capital market probe, Okereke-Onyiuke blew N186m on Rolex watches

Government urged to show more commitment on Child Lead poisoning

Educational transformation on course - Wike

FG sets to establish film fund

Fish out Olaitan’s killers, Jonathan orders IGP

Police arrest another Lebanese over forex operator's murder

PDP backs Jonathan's stance on 2015 elections - ex-chairman

World Bank picks Diop as new VP for Africa

Sunday, May 06, 2012

Sambo to Boko Haram: embrace dialogue

Hollande is French President-elect

NSA, Service Chiefs disagree

Police offer N10m reward on Oshiomhole’s aide’s killers

ACN governors demand security system reforms

Fayemi eulogises Omoboriowo at funeral

Oil subsidy probe: SNG demands prosecution of those indicted

Foreign airlines dare Senate, NCAA over N230bn refund

Doctor in trouble for trying to buy scorpion venom with Nigerian husband

Media’ ll not be cowed, says NPAN

Azazi‘s statement diversionary, says Falana

‘Boko Haram must not succeed in intimidating journalists’

ACN: Jonathan mismanaged Boko Haram

OPC leader cautions sect

Churches in the North tighten security over Boko Haram

Osun to build N300m hydro power station

CNPP to Fed Govt: tackle corruption or face mass action

Gringory buried amid tears, laughter

Wamakko hails Fidelity on CSR

Ogun PDP criticises party’s position on court orders

Total drills two wells in Rivers

Nigerians should talk, says Gowon

Why civil servants’ April pay is delayed, by AGF

Appeal Court urged to dismiss ANPP candidate’s suit

Mr President, how does one heat up the polity?

'Hosting of Falconets, a plus to Ogun Government'

Amosun mournsYekini

Dolphins beat Sharks, retain title

Lagos Sports Festival kicks off with zonal preliminaries

Adepoju, Babalade, others face sanctions

Yekini was fun to be with—Dimeji Lawal

YEKINI was beaten, chained hand and leg

CD to govt: find his killers

Olu of Warri ends celebrations

Tension in Akwa Ibom over title

OPC cautions Boko Haram against bombing southwest

Northern Christians advocate return to regional government

Azazi`s statement on Boko Haram diversionary – Falana

Sambo urges Boko Haram to embrace dialogue

Voting starts in France, Sarkozy headed for defeat

Saturday, May 05, 2012

Sarkozy: Is this the end?

Yekini laid to rest amidst plaudits

2015 not on my mind for now, says Jonathan

Assassinations, terrorism, threats: A History of Modern Nigeria

Adoke’s legal sophistries on subsidy scam

Sultan, Sambo, Kukah for peace meeting

‘How to stop importation of tomatoes’

Hoodlums kill two mobile  policemen in P/Harcourt

‘We won’t allow terrorists destroy Nigeria’

Supreme Court dismisses Fani-Kayode’s appeal

Police raise high-powered team to probe Oshiomhole’s aide’s murder

Boko Haram: US Congress members write Jonathan, urge decisive action

Gunmen in army uniform execute five in Taraba

NPAN visits ThisDay, condemns attack on media

Three killed in Boko Haram, JTF wedding shoot-out

Egypt deploys army to ward off fresh protests

Bomb scare at Government College in Edo

Terror attacks in Nigeria, three others pose serious threat - Ban

Boko Haram: US Congress members write Jonathan, call for decisive action

Rashidi Yekini dies at 48

Friday, May 04, 2012

Reps summon Soludo, Dangote others over Capital Market crash

Security agencies set to expose sponsors of terror

We don’t need this brigandage-Senate leader

Oba of Benin expresses shock

Ajimobi commiserates with Oshiomhole over killing of aide

How he was killed -Security guard

It’s a brutally dangerous signal, says Osun Govt

NLC urges Jonathan to arrest criminals in Edo

Fayemi blames aide’s death on desperate politicians

Lagosians storm Governor’s Office to protest doctors’ strike

Outrage as assassins hit Oshiomhole’s secretary

Oshiomhole in tears: ‘I’ve lost my son’

They have killed my son - Oshiomhole

Olu Maintain, others shine at Naijaplaylist

Femi Adetola's latest moves

How can I betray my best friend who has been so good to me? (2)

Lagos residents protest doctors’ strike

Outrage, condemnations trail Oshiomhole aide’s murder

Omoboriowo buried in Ijero-Ekiti

We are on Oshiomhole’s aide killers’ trail - Police

Africa should confront challenges together – Jonathan

Sarkozy's chances fade two days before runoff

Obama invites African leaders to food talks

How Oshiomhole's private secretary was killed - Guard

Oshiomohole's private Secretary assassinated

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Anambra: Who succeeds Obi in 2014?

UN, US, Britain condemn attacks on media houses

Kwankwaso approves N15m for mass wedding

Kano seeks husbands for 1,000 widows, divorcees

Okorocha urges police to protect Nigerians

Boko Haram bombs the media

Tambuwal: we ‘ll implement report

No hasty implementation of subsidy probe report, says Fed govt

N32.8b pension fund: Court grants EFCC leave to seize 108 assets

Gunmen kill 60 in attack on livestock market

Nigeria made N428b from non-oil export, says Aganga

AMCON to go after debtors’ foreign assets

Clark, others seek out-of-court settlement in dispute over Ibru’s asset

Minister summoned over illegal loans

ICPC arrests teacher for alleged impersonation at exam

Reps pass bill to legalise new universities

Cultists threaten to attack in Bayelsa

Ex-UI VC faults 6-3-3-4 system

Why corruption is high, by SERVICOM

NAFDAC begins data capturing of packaged water producers

Press Freedom Day: EU condemns attacks on Nigerian media

WACC calls for code of ethics for citizen journalism

Why local councils are failing - Commissioner

Okonjo- Iweala laments high cost of housing development

PHCN workers protest non-payment of salaries

Pension scam: Court okays seizure of suspects’ properties

Corruption has swallowed up our collective values – Anyaoku

Subsidy: Reps vow to ensure implementation of recommendations

MRA marks World Press Freedom Day with Freedom of Expression videos on You Tube

Alleged N8.8m fraud: EFCC arraigns movie producer

Gunmen hit Potiskum, over 50 die

World food prices fall in April - FAO

Bin Laden’s last words to be posted online

MRA marks World Press Freedom Day with Freedom of Expression You Tube Videos

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

‘Boko Haram, others sources of instability in Africa’

The Nation readers flay planned attack

‘President yet to get probe report’

‘How to tackle insecurity in Nigeria’

SSS impounds 35 drums of bomb-making chemicals in Kano

Boko Haram: ECOWAS force ‘should help Nigeria’

CAN to Fed Govt: stop Boko Haram now

CBN denies paying N844b to NNPC

Anxiety grips ministers as Jonathan plans shake-up

NAS calls for autonomy of EFCC, ICPC

Afenifere warns against sending troops to Mali

Dabiri-Erewa, others to PDP: leave Aregbesola alone

Enlightenment highpoint of my tenure, says FRSC chief Agwu

Nasarawa probes ‘dubious contracts’

‘Nigeria youths lack skills for employment’

FEC approves N8.3b contracts for water transportation

JAMB official dies, another faints writing promotion exams

Anxiety over bomb scare at Lagos airport

Bomb scare at Lagos airport

Man throws step-daughter into well

SSS intercepts 35 drums of chemicals in Kano

JAMB staff dies during promotion test

Reps move to reduce CBN’s powers

NAFDAC plans re-certification of food companies

UN Council to vote on Sudans’ crisis

ASUU tasks FG on insecurity

French presidential rivals to face off in TV debate

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Activist backs NSA

Nnaji praises electricity workers

PENGASSAN loses appeal against sacked Mobil workers

‘Funding, infrastructure hinder local capacity’

How to rebuild Nigeria, by Tinubu

‘How Boko Haram attacks have changed Maiduguri’

Military raids Boko Haram’s hide out

North is on fire, says ex-Defence Minister Danjuma

Boko Haram threatens to attack The Nation, others in video

Strike looms over minimum wage, say workers

Niger President emerges Lake Chad commission chairman

Blast: Taraba imposes curfew

FG to implement visitation panels’ report - Wike

Labour blasts FG for insecurity

Workers’ Day: Heavy security presence at Eagle Square

China, Russia resist West's move to sanction Sudans

JTF raids Boko Haram’s Kano hideout