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Friday, August 29, 2014

Xabi Alonso completes Bayern move

Ebola: CAF stands firm on Nations Cup venues

FG lifts ban on doctors’ residency training programme

NATO accuses Russia over Ukraine

Libya’s prime minister resigns

Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff after disasters

Syria conflict: More than 3m have fled war, says UN

NFF refutes suspension of Premier League matches

Iceland eruption near volcano triggers red alert

Ukraine crisis: NATO holds emergency meeting

Don seeks legislation against noise pollution

Pakistan military to mediate in political deadlock

Libya: France urges special UN support

UK warns citizens against travelling to Ebola-hit countries

Thursday, August 28, 2014

New hospital food rules introduced in UK hospitals

Ebola outbreak: W’Africa travel bans to be lifted

Modern research borne on a relic

School targets raising talented leaders

NGO prepares pupils for computer-based testing

Success excites pupils at science competition

Ukraine: Obama blames Russia for violence

Namibia wants banks to sell 25% stake

Emerging market stock, bond inflows slow – IFF

Equities halt six-day fall

No cause for alarm over recent performance –Operators

Group campaigns against use of soldiers for election

Islamic State militants behead Kurdish man in Iraq

We’re gaining ground in S’East – APC

Tambuwal, Fashola presidential ticket can crush PDP –Rep

FG should use ‘missing $20bn’ to fight insecurity —Ogunnusi

N968bn budget not enough to fight insecurity —Obanikoro

Platini won’t run against Blatter

Zaha rejoins Palace on loan

Ecobank donates $50,000 for Ebola fight

Anyansi disowns Giwa’s NFF

Pirlo sidelined for a month

Soriola joins Montreal Impact

Ebola having ‘acute’ impact on W’African economies –IMF

SME funding gap hits $140bn – Sekibo

Liverpool draw Madrid, Chelsea against Shalke

Ki commits to Swansea

Song, Welbeck interest Spurs

Proprietors mobilise against Ebola disease

Anxiety greets FG’s postponement of resumption over Ebola

LASACO Assurance uses ICT tools for marketing

E’Guinea’s envoy to US suspected of battery

WAEC: Deputy governor-elect blames poor performance on teachers’ motivation

Oyo okays free meal for pupils

Famous Grouse whisky maker rewards customers

LPG marketers urge members to be safety-conscious

Chicken Republic opens more outlets

Group seeks enforcement of regulations in brewing

FG plans financing scheme for manufacturers

Nigeria’s power sector is behind schedule – Togunde

Re: Mimiko and the future of Ondo politics

Now, politicians are on leash

Osun: Demons in our democracy

As FG begins evaluation of capital projects

Towards a conflict free world

Equipping our soldiers for terror war

The Internet and creative industries

Journalists, security analysts frustrating my job –Defence spokesman

Nigeria’s destiny amidst epileptic power

Should PDP grant Ribadu waiver to contest election?

Buhari and the age controversy

New changes to Twitter’s ‘favorite’ feature

Risks you take using social media

FBI probe JP Morgan ‘cyber-attack’

Ribadu has no political value, Clark tells PDP

Argentina strike causes disruption in Buenos Aires

Scottish independence: Firms say ‘Yes’ vote would benefit economy

Qantas reports record annual loss

Australia’s Billabong posts loss

IMF’s Christine Lagarde under investigation

France’s jobless total rose sharply in July

McDonald’s plans appeal against Moscow outlet closure

Punish corrupt officials

Wonder banks’ investors’

IKEDC, stop this fraud

Akunyili’s legacy

Jonathan’s political ambition

Review impeachment laws

Solving fuel problem

Case against Jonathan

Beyond the 2014 National Productivity awards

Ebola and the role of doctors

Neuroscientists watch imagination happening in the brain

Home is where the microbe lies

Avoid strange dogs!

Simple ways to make life easy

Tension relieving foods

My mother advised me against joining politics –Ladoja

Fayose’ll dismiss workers employed after election – PDP

Zoning is retrogressive, says Abia group

PDP will produce next Lagos governor –George, Mimiko

APC, NBA, Sagay ask Jonathan to stop rallies

CCA planning monograph on Ojeikere’s photos

Stakeholders set for No Music Day

Oct. 13 resumption date for schools, tentative —FG

Import duty will cripple bring-back-the-book campaign – Kolawole

Four suspects cleared in Oyo

Court remands four for killing 21-year-old

Community submerged by flood seeks Lagos govt help

CNS advocates health insurance for military retirees

Lagos commercial bus driver, others beat up cop

Cops capture fleeing awaiting trial suspect

Cameroonian soldiers shell B’Haram camp inside Nigeria

Suspect vows to preach against robbery if released

Expert advises patients to demand rights from doctors

Police arraign mother for killing son

Pensioners get N60bn boost

Customs back preventive measures, delay in schools resumption

NSCDC absolves officials from graduate hawker’s death

Adamawa PDP gov aspirants battle Ribadu, others

Ebola: Amaechi visits isolation centre

Five traders feared dead in Ekiti car crash

Police parade suspected robbers

LASG urges transparency in governance

Osun: Omisore petitions tribunal, wants Aregbesola sacked

Patani youths threaten to blow off bridge

Zuma loses battle to keep spy tapes secret

Insurgents take over Madagali Catholic church house

Lack of patriotism, root of societal evils –Cleric

Riek Machar rebels reject S’Sudan deal

60% of fuel subsidy funds smuggled abroad –Jonathan

Egypt queries Mursi over documents leaked to Al Jazeera

Lagos trains 60 pupils in agriculture

Harrysong’s ex girlfriend wants him back

Lara Royal set for fifth album launch

National Troupe closes children workshop with Eriri

Ukraine says Russian troops back rebel advance

Four years later, Venus hits third round

NLNG, others sign MoU on terminal support tugs

Netanyahu faces political turbulence after Gaza war

Mali to prosecute parents of underage migrants

Ukraine: US warns of new sanctions against Russia

Erdogan sworn in as Turkey president

Jonathan inaugurates new electronic ID card

Malaysia Airlines warns of further losses

Ebola vaccine trials to start in US next week

Emel unveils new products

Ronaldo wins UEFA’s Best Player in Europe Award

Ebola: Rivers identifies patients of late doctor

Pop star Shakira pregnant with second child

Premier League suspended over referees’ strike

Russian soldiers in Ukraine -NATO

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif named as murder suspect

IS kills dozens of Syrian soldiers

Navy Chief advocates health insurance for military retirees

Aspirants gang up against Ribadu, others

Police stop APC rally in Minna

CBN begins restructuring of NSPMC, retires directors

Non oil exports to ECOWAS may hit N116.5bn – FG

FCT gets acting Grand Khadi

2014/15 UEFA Champions League draw

Turkey’s Erdogan sworn in as president

Ebola: APC, NBA ask Jonathan to stop second term rallies

60% of subsidy fund smuggled out of Nigeria – Jonathan

State creation: Group petitions Jonathan, Mark, others

Rainstorm displaces 2,000 residents in Edo

43 UN peacekeepers held in Syrian Golan Heights – Official

Ebola: PDP accuses Amaechi of insensitivity

Our rectory, taken over by Boko Haram – Catholic Church

PDM’ll not form alliance with PDP, others

Rooney named new England captain

Ribadu has no political value, Edwin Clark tells PDP

IDB approves N58bn loan for Niger government

Oyegun, Rep, flay Ikimi over defection

Niger sensitises traders, Almajiris on Ebola

Pharmaceutical company fast-tracks Ebola vaccine

Over 20,000 people may contract Ebola – WHO

Police parade suspected robbers, drug traffickers, others

October 13 resumption fixed for schools, tentative – FG

Five dead, nine critically injured in Ekiti car crash

Youths threaten to blow off Delta-Bayelsa bridge

PDP vows to sack workers employed by Fayemi

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie now married

Indian Ocean search for missing MH370 plane refined

Fayose mourns Ogoga

Nwoye emerges new Enugu deputy governor

UN helicopter shot down in Sudan – Official

FBI investigates mass hacking of US banks

US police kill robber, TV crewman

Russian troops deployed in Ukraine

NAFDAC confiscates contraband products in Kano

Ribadu shouldn’t be granted waiver – Edwin Clark

FCT to build public toilets

Arsenal open to more signings – Wenger

MH370 may have turned earlier – Australia

France urges special Libya support

Ebola: US official says epidemic will worsen

FG confirms two cases of Ebola in PH

First human trafficking charges laid in New Zealand

Sister of Boston Marathon bombing suspect arrested

UN envoy applauds Nigeria’s Ebola response

Ukraine crisis: Pro-Russian rebles make advances

Colombia frees Escobar hit man who killed hundreds

Contributory pension assets rise to N4.4tn

Buhari not too old for Presidency – APC chief

Skye Bank introduces e-payment solution

Ebola: Jonathan condemns discrimination against Nigerians

Syria crisis: UN accuses IS of war crimes

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Brazil dismantles ‘biggest destroyer’ of Amazon rainforest

US lawsuit targets FIFA’s rules on player concussions

‘Cops’ crew member killed in police shooting

DRC confirms 6 Ebola cases

Exrajuducal killings: Nigeria protests, Guinea-Bissau apologises

Security Of Nigerian Students Abroad

CMD dismisses rumours of EVD in Nasarawa hospital

MENA cautions NIMASA on Warri shipyard project

Saleswoman in court over theft

PDP NWC members split over Adamawa primary

Rugby: Teams grab Independence 7’s playoff spots

Spurs won’t sell Soldado

AfDB donates $210m to Nigeria, Liberia, others

Indiscipline in the army

Ebola distraction

NAPPS, proprietors kick against postponement of schools’ resumption

Fashola and LASU fees

Lagos dedicates August sanitation to Ebola prevention

Does FERMA still exist?

An unprotective law

Impeachment tool as vendetta

Limits of politicking

The pornocracy of Shekau and Shekarau

Ikimi defecting into lion’s den –APC

Celtic sign Wakaso

Serena sizzles in leopard dress

Fashola asks youths to support development

CiCi, youngest US Open winner since ‘96

Expert laments increase in heart-related diseases

Nigeria still at risk of Ebola, says FG

Death threat: Osoba faction cries out

Jonathan meets Obasanjo, security chiefs over insurgency

Obasanjo, Orji Kalu, victims of ‘anointing’ –Keyamo

Campus bats no threat to us —OAU students

Enyeama, Ambrose out of Champions League

‘30 million bush meat consumers threatened’

Access Bank targets 20% loan growth

Africa investor, NYSE to host investment summit

Alonso retires from Spain duty

Impeachment laws don’t need amendment, says Sagay

As FG orders schools shut over Ebola

EKSU unions lock out VC over unpaid arrears

Can defections threaten our democracy?

In Bayelsa, oil rises to meet the sun (1)

Lack of electricity threatens Nigeria’s destiny – Minister

How to use Hootsuite to manage Twitter pages

Flour Mills confident of stronger returns after restructuring

Syrian Islamists seize Golan Heights border crossing

UN increases food supplies to Iraqis fleeing conflict

Yemen Shiite rebels rally in Sanaa, vow ‘escalation’

Confab: Another delegate dies

Ebola: Nigerian woman under observation in Indian hospital

Northern elders’ ultimatum on Chibok girls

Ebola: Air France cancels flights to Sierra Leone

UN to sanction Libya militias

PDP leaders in crucial meeting over Ribadu, others

Zimbabwe police beat opposition marchers demanding jobs

Arrest policemen who harassed NSCDC boss, TUC tells IGP

Ikimi is defecting into the lion’s den – APC

Jonathan, Obasanjo meet on security

Police arrest Fulani for robbery, recover arms in Delta

60 dead, several homeless in Nasarawa communal clash

Court adjourns suit seeking Nyako’s reinstatement

2015: AP, SDP reject new polling units

Ebola: Kaduna community protests location of quarantine centre

Jonathan urged to name hospital after Adadevoh

Nigeria is still at risk of Ebola -FG

US F-15 military jet crashes in Virginia

Federal Poly workers to begin strike Sept 1

Traders sue Jang over planned demolition, demand N500m

FG approves draft bill for 21 medical centres

Jang to relocate to N9bn Govt House September 5

FG approves N4bn power projects for Anambra communities

Gunmen abduct two-year-old girl in Akwa Ibom

Afghan election audit suspended

EKSU staff lock out VC, Senate over unpaid arrears

Ebola: ADB donates $210m to Nigeria, three others

Defectors made Edo APC stronger – Oshiomhole

Suspension of strike is insignificant without sacked doctors – NMA

Borno police ban hoisting of political parties’ flags

Indian girl survives being buried alive

FG begins construction of $650m Abuja Medical City

Disquiet in Prisons service over delay in CG’s appointment

INEC seeks collaboration to tackle illegal campaign finances

NNPC seeks police assistance to protect pipelines

FG targets 30% electricity from coal by 2015 – Minister

Four storey church building collapses in Abia

Palestinians return home after Gaza ceasefire

Oshiomhole tasks youths on grassroot development

Islamic State committed war crimes – UN

Nasarawa Pilgrims to travel with Ebola experts

Expert urges FG to strengthen health sector

Japan marks war criminal ceremony

Australia puts counter-terrorism units in airports

Everton signs ex-Chelsea striker Samuel Eto’o

Syria conflict: Chlorine gas used eight times, says UN

Gombe earmarks N20m to fight Ebola

Jang assures corps members of safety

IMF’s Christine Lagarde under probe

American militant dies in Syria battle

US girl kills instructor in gun lesson accident

Brazil holds TV presidential election debate

Freed US journalist Curtis back home

Ukraine crisis: Poroshenko vows ‘roadmap’ for peace

Three dead in UN helicopter crash in S’Sudan

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

252 arrested during Notting Hill Carnival

Man United humiliated by MK Dons in League Cup

British Ebola patient treated with ZMapp

Health news

A lost world is resurrected

Breastfeeding ‘cuts depression risk’, – Study

Renal patient needs N6.5mn for transplant

Women need supplements for optimal health — Experts

Total donates vans to Ebola operation centre

Junk bonds set for 10% return

Diamond Bank’s N50.4bn rights issue closes

Stanbic IBTC subsidiary to inaugurate N1bn ETF

NSE index return turns negative

How political intrigues forced Enugu deputy gov out

VIO impounds 500 buses over official colour

Management of asthma in children

Cancer symptoms women should know

Know your risk for ovarian cancer

Don’t fall for these skin myths

Gut bacteria that protect against food allergies

Milan keen on Torres, Ginkel

Ethiopia, Kenya, Ghana bid for Nations Cup

SSS arrests Maigari, Green

Wenger waits on Giroud news

Gabriel released by Wassland

Med-View NUJ Games set to begin

60,000 Iraqis prepare to enter Turkey over IS attacks

Nigerian youngster Johnson seals new Brazilian deal

Lampard quits England duty

Maigari’s resignation letter doctored – Aide

Taraba will avoid relegation – Saviour

132 clubs for Lagos Extra Joss tourney

Juventus want €15m for Ogbonna

Oboabona targets top four finish

Smith wants Welbeck at Arsenal

Mario will boost Liverpool – Henderson

Venus beats Kimiko in battle of veterans

Jovetic eyes more goals

Murray survives cramping drama, avoids early exit

Customs seize 22 smuggled brand new vehicles

Fraudsters shop abroad with cloned Nigerian ATM cards

‘I’ll resist imposition in Adamawa’

Fayemi, Adeyeye commiserate with Ikere

Ex-ambassador joins Abia governorship race

APC won’t impose Lagos gov candidate – Solomon

NAICOM, NLC promote workers’ welfare

FCT to generate N3.2tn from land swap

Failure to recruit engineers worsens power supply – NAPTIN

FAAC allocates N4.63tn in seven months

The golden age of Nigerian politics

Odegbami and Nff nomination

Uduaghan, save Ubulu Uku

Rehabilitating Federal roads

Panacea for Ebola

We need private hangars – Air Peace boss

Chidoka gets national productivity award

Lufthansa begins cargo flights to Lagos

Etihad develops Johannesburg-Abu Dhabi routes

Ford unveils new Transit, targets commercial market

Bristow, TBN sponsor youth aviation contest

Volvo redesigns XC90 for 2015

Chevrolet, Buick achieve gains in auto survey

Osun develops five mechanic villages for N25bn

Discovery Sport for launch Sept 3

New Ranger set to challenge Hilux, others

NDLEA destroys 50 hectares of Ondo cannabis plantation

Fallen cable kills woman, sister in Lagos

Construction worker in court for raping 13-year-old

Man drowns in Ogun River saving child

Suspected burglars break into store, steal N23m gold

Residents tackle monarchs over planned Oro shrine

Dora lived beyond doctors’ prediction –Widower

Defeating online extremism with gamification

Ebola: Lagos steps up campaign with billboards

Momodu faults Ribadu’s defection to PDP

Reprieve for resident doctors

On soldiers taking refuge in Cameroon

Enugu’s poultry-keeping deputy governor

Address worsening insecurity, APC tells Jonathan

Creating presence on multiple online platforms

Lagos traders seek help over leadership crisis

Resident doctors’ sacking slows down services in hospitals

Double vaccines ‘could hasten the end of polio’

Lawmaker expresses worry over unemployment

PDP accuses Eksu of N2.5bn contract fraud

Osun: APC applies for forensic examination of election materials

Police intercept truckload of Indian hemp in Borno

Fayemi, Adeyeye mourn late Ikere monarch

RBS hit by £15m regulator’s fine

Science entrepreneurship, an idea whose time has come

Where are you heading financially?

Nigeria has overcome EVD, only case stable – Minister

Ways to increase online sales (2)

Group tasks northern elders on Chibok girls

Ribadu failed as EFCC boss –Balarabe Musa

2015: Oro to present one candidate for governorship race

Disease co-discoverer criticises WHO

Wrong diagnosis rears its head

Removal of Enugu dep gov senseless —Falana, Sagay

Ebola: FG orders schools to resume Oct 13

Japanese court rules against nuclear operator

I am no longer a member of APC —Ikimi

Algeria’s Bouteflika sacks senior aide

APC asks Onyebuchi to challenge removal in court

Nato plans European bases to counter Russian threat

Lagos says 10 secondary contacts listed

Captured Russian troops in Ukraine by accident

Gaza ceasefire deal reached, Palestinian groups say

Gunmen kill Bakassi traditional ruler in Calabar

Libyan raids to escalate regional struggle

Nigeria’s oldest Pastor, Samuel Sadela, dies at 114

480 escaped soldiers return to Nigeria

‘Awaiting trial cases, dangerous to virus’

UN helicopter shot down in South Sudan

Enugu lawmakers impeach deputy gov for rearing chickens

Nigerian film industry is in a coma —Ugbomah

‘Geographical restriction not healthy for microfinance banks’

LASG moves to boost economic growth

Tackling examination malpractices in Nigeria

Iran supplies weapons to Iraqi Kurdish forces

Deep tax cuts opens Northern front for US companies

Dollar dips on profit-taking, easing US yields

Nipping Shekau’s caliphate in the bud

Group seeks policy to boost SMEs’ growth

Terra Kulture opens door for October 1

AfDB releases $150m for Ebola fight

Law Union & Rock appoints new directors

Ebola: WHO workers temporarily pull back from Sierra Leone’s

Indonesia passes law to tap volcano power

Ebola: Schools to resume October 13

Jonathan pays tribute to Akunyili at funeral – Jonathan

Nigeria’s oldest Pastor, Samuel Sadela, dies

Five killed as floods hit South Korea,

19 dead as buses fall into Egypt canal

Long-term Gaza ceasefire goes into effect

What employers dislike about job seekers

FCT to generate N3.2tr from land swap

Tinubu wishes Ribadu ‘Goodluck’ on Twitter

For the Falconets, this victory is personal

Immigration service releases Nigerian mistaken for terrorist

Jonathan meets PDP govs, chairman

Adamawa in need of a messiah –Nyako’s ex-aide

France names new cabinet, drops rebel ministers

Parties council to recommend sanction for ill-timed campaigns

Tukur warns party defectors not to derail democracy

Indian woman kills leopard that attacked her

Abia NLC pickets company over poor working conditions

Gunmen kill Bakassi traditional ruler in Calabar

Good governance ensures re-election -Ahmed

Only one person now has EVD in Nigeria -Minister

I have withdrawn from APC, says Tom Ikimi

NFF congress: Maigari detained, confusion in Abuja

Group holds malaria advocacy in C’River

UN helicopter crashes in South Sudan

Bayelsa tasks corps members on Ebola

Adamawa: Aspirant to resist imposition of candidates in 2015

Gaza conflict: Truce agreed with Israel, says Hamas

Group endorses Jonathan, tasks northern elders on Chibok girls

2015: TMG inaugurates Quick Count to verify INEC results

Burundi probes Rwandan bodies found in Lake

Uduaghan attributes Nigeria’s woes to anger

PDP raises alarm over alleged N2.5bn EKSU contracts

Anambra North women urge Oduah to run for Senate

3,000 corps members complete orientation in Delta

Investment in Zimbabwe declining -Official

Keshi agrees to resume work for AFCON qualifiers

Ebola taking ‘heavy toll’ on health staff -WHO

WHO calls for ban of E-cigarette use indoors

Berlin’s embattled mayor Klaus Wowereit to quit

Syria crisis: Obama okays US surveillance flights

Tackle illiteracy, UNESCO advises state govts

Enugu Assembly impeaches dep gov

South African economy avoids recession

NFF Glass House fire report ready this week -Official

Amazon buys video-game streaming site Twitch

Dutchman jailed for murder begins hunger strike in Peru

Muslim Council says UK’s anti-terror scheme has failed

Five die in South Korea floods

Russian soldiers captured in east Ukraine

Mumbai Jewish centre to reopen six years after attack

Libya crisis: US caught off-guard by air strikes

Leaders to hold Ukraine-Russia talks

Ukraine crisis: Poroshenko, Putin set for talks

Libya crisis: US ‘caught off-guard’ by air strikes

Jonathan applauds Falconets

NLC commends NMA’s suspension of strike

NAMA tasks air traffic engineers on safety

Monday, August 25, 2014

Maigari resigns as NFF President, Keshi contract talks resumes

French president accepts PM’s resignation

47 dead in Iraq bombings

Japan ready to offer flu drug for Ebola

Syria will help US fight terrorism – Foreign Minister

Funeral held for Ferguson teenager

Farah breaks British title

Death of Adadevoh

Nigerians desire unity

Deal with sabotage

Understanding OOU crisis

Differences in parties

Syria’ll help US fight terrorism – Foreign minister

Ukraine accuses Russia of opening new front

Kuwait activists decry social media curbs

Libya seeks help to protect oilfields, airports

Kidnappers release US journalist in Syria

Ukraine crisis: President calls snap vote amid fighting

French ministers resign in economy row

Clyde Blowers named Ferguson Shipbuilders’ preferred bidder

Gas engineers in Nantyglo move to restore supplies

Manufacturing wages rising –EEF survey

BOC Aviation orders $8.8bn Boeing planes

Russian economy minister calls for looser fiscal policy

German business morale drops in August

IRS enforcement agent numbers to drop

Roche to buy InterMune for $8.3bn

Burger King in talks to buy Canadian firm

Man feared dead in auto crash

Police arraign bank worker for using forged certificate

Police arrest Beninoise with human parts in Lagos

Woman sits 14-year-old girl on hotplate for bed-wetting

Man forges appointment letter, risks 21 years

Navy nabs seven with N28m stolen diesel

Cult members in court for theft, vandalism

Okada riders protest killing of colleague by police

2015: Lagos PDP seeks to break 16-year jinx

Politicians exploiting gaps in electoral law —INEC

Group condemns ceding parts of A’Ibom to new state

S’East PDP rejects new polling units

Address PVC, registration problems, Lanlehin tells INEC

Jonathan’ll lose S’East without us – APGA

PDP’ll pick the best candidate in Oyo –Alao-Akala

Bakene joins Reps’ race for Abeokuta South

A’Ibom assembly not controlled by governor –Speaker

‘State police’ll curb FG’s misuse of security agencies’

Marwa’ll address security challenge in Adamawa –Group

Catfish has bad fats, try mackerel

Detoxification and sexual health

Scientists grow an organ in an animal from cells created in lab

For healthy hair

Stop the sugary craving

Eight-game ban for Simeone

Pacquiao dismisses Algieri threat

We’re in golden era of Nigerian athletics –Ogba

Yoloye highlights advantages of studying abroad

Lendl opens up on Murray split

Award to motivate Osaguona

Balotelli joins Liverpool for £16m

Keshi leads Eagles, Congo demand new venue

Algeria suspends league over player’s death

For the love of his confused continent

Man Utd agree £59.7m Di Maria fee

We need more memoirs in Nigeria – Imasuen

NYSC, group collaborate to empower corps members

UI releases post-UTME results, offers six scholarships

Urgent calls to close gap between research, teaching

Nigeria among beneficiaries of UK scholarship programme

Controversial higher education reforms in doubt

Day FUNAAB paraded its specially-bred animals

Morning after dog bit two residents to death

Part-time programmes tear UNIOSUN leadership apart

‘Confer GCON on Adadevoh’

Auto crashes claim 31 in Osun

Nasarawa Assembly denies receiving panel report on Al-Makura

Doctors resume in Abuja, patients turnout huge

Jonathan returns from Germany

Mark asks traditional rulers to help fight insecurity

OAU reduces fees, resumes academic activities

Fashola advises student leaders to prepare for leadership

Government alone cannot tackle educational problems, says commissioner

Cremation: Nigerians, clerics weigh in

Inside Emory Hospital

Commission interviews police officers for promotion to CP

Nasarawa: 17 killed in Eggon, Fulani clash

I won’t apologise to defectors, says Oshiomhole

Why I dropped presidential ambition –Ribadu

Court restrains FG from sacking 16,000 doctors

Owerri ex-chairmen oppose NBA conference

Progressivism and social development

‘Our channel partners are proud of Airtel brand’

Jonathan to host Falconets for clinching silver

FG owes power firms N95bn in subsidy

The plight of Citizen Balogun

Expert urges SMEs to use IT storage system

Nigerians celebrate fallen soldiers online

Libya’s outgoing parliament elects PM

Fate of students on foreign scholarships

B’Haram: 480 Nigerian soldiers flee to Cameroon

Lest we forget the Chibok girls

Mobile Web Africa confab set for Johannesburg

Elumelu becomes UBA chairman, promises greater returns

Before all our children become musicians

Google unveils YouTube advertising tool

Katsina disburses N100m to victims of gunmen attack

Strike: Patients crowd hospitals as doctors resume

Students plan N100m hostel in UNILORIN

Gwoza: Police rescue seven more personnel

CJN, Anyim, Maku, others pay tribute to Akunyili

Court restrains FG from sacking Resident Doctors

Apologise to Nigerians, Reps tell NMA

INEC plans continuous voter registration in LG offices

Why I abandoned my presidential ambition – Ribadu

Obasanjo compares nation’s economy to Abacha era

Nigerians decry incessant strikes

Nasarawa: 17 Killed, scores injured in fresh Eggon, Fulani clash

One killed as gunmen attack Kaduna community

Presence of Nigerian soldiers in Cameroon a tactic -DHQ

14th Ebola case tests negative -Minister

Jonathan arrives Abuja after private visit to Germany

UBA, 18 others issued N225.38bn bond -DMO

No extension of voters’ registration – INEC

FCT arrests 761 street hawkers, prosecutes 674

Mourners attend funeral for slain US black teen

Qatar takes a stand against radical Islam

Confer GCON on Adadevoh – Pro-Jonathan group urges FG

I’m not rattled by PDP’s waiver delay -Ribadu‎

Abuja doctors resume, overwhelmed by patients

Court restrains FG from sacking resident doctors

I won’t apologise to APC decampees, says Oshiomhole

Man risks 21 years over forged appointment letter

Navy arrests seven, over stolen diesel worth N28m

PSC considers 36 CPs for promotion

Mark tasks traditional rulers over insurgency

Ekweremadu dampens hope on creation of new states

Jonathan promises to host Falconets

Growing number of refugees in North-East worries NEMA

Man, 21, arraigned over alleged stealing

APC applauds INEC over assurances of credible polls

NFF, Keshi to resume contract talks

Active shooter at US Fort Lee base

Boko Haram: Nigerian troops flee into Cameroon

Biotech agency develops primers for Ebola detection

Nigeria to establish first digital radio station

12 million farmers benefit from e-wallet farm inputs -FG

Jang queries VC as fraud crisis rocks varsity

Boko Haram recaptures Gamboru-Ngala

NASS to give accelerated hearing to PIB – Ekweremadu

Ebola: Liberian doctor dies despite ZMAPP

DR Congo confirms Ebola outbreak

Silos under construction’ll be ready in Dec -Minister

Sony PlayStation Network, other game services attacked

Algeria suspends league after death of Cameroonian player

California begins clear-up after San Francisco quake

Four killed in Gaza as Egypt proposes truce

Ukraine forces clash with armoured convoy from Russia

14 militants killed in Egypt’s military raid

10 killed in India temple stampede

Manchester City, Liverpool resume title hostilities

French PM Manuel Valls resigns

Video: Boko Haram declares Gwoza Islamic caliphate

Are young people losing the ability to read emotions?

Deadly riot in southern Brazil jail

Mozambique rivals agree ceasefire ahead of elections

British man begins Ebola treatment in London hospital

NFF congress moved to Abuja, no elections

Wasteful Falconets bow to Germans

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Groups caution against politics of blackmail

Ebola: Fashola urges residents to be safety conscious

US journalist released from Syria captivity

Adamawa govt telling lies about me —Nyako

Germany beats Nigeria to win FIFA U-20 Female W’Cup

IS fighters seize Syria airbase

No going back on okada restriction ─ Lagos

Edo rural communities get 9,000 mosquito nets

Banks should explore digital banking – CIBN

SystemSpecs, MLSCN boost CBN’s cash-less policy

Perterside appointed to board of Africa’s largest bank

FG not providing protective wear, say doctors

Ejelonu’s fiancée discharged from hospital

WHO nurse infected

FRSC advises motorists against overloading

Briton airlifted from Sierra Leone to London

Nigerian doctors suspend strike after 55 days

Investors will remain cautious this week – Analysts

Law Union & Rock records N485m profit

Financial sector continues to dominate activity chart

‘Risk of defaults in distressed debt rising’

Widower urges love for the less privileged

Libya removed as 2017 hosts

With Ebola scare, are you fit to travel?

NBC celebrates 22 years, promises better service delivery

Bayelsa communities threaten oil production

Libya: Tensions rise as new group seizes airport

As police run to military for help

Beijing’s land prices hit record

Disagreement greets PVC distribution in Kwara

Eguma rues disappointing P/Harcourt draw

Nantyglo gas supply reconnection under way after cut

Benue Police arrest 2 suspected armed robbers

Absence of Nigerian science

Continental Re’s asset rises to N26.13bn

MTN introduces Android smartphones

Port Harcourt’s N82bn Rainbow World taking shape

NIOB gives recipe for timely project delivery

Party politics in Time for a reset

Sparklight, foreign firm to develop Nigerian engineers

CAC boss advises business owners on corporate governance

Egypt denies role in Libya air strikes

British Ebola patient arrives in UK for treatment

Philippine to evacuate 3,500 from Ebola infected countries

Ukraine conflict: Donetsk rebels parade captured soldiers

Military debunks Boko Haram’s claim over Gwoza

Boko Haram’s Gwoza caliphate claim, a mirage -DHQ

DR Congo confirms two deaths from Ebola

TUC, CSOs berate FG over rising external debt

Ebola: US donates EVD equipment to MMA

B’Haram carts away riffles in police academy attack

Adamawa imposes 24-hour curfew on Madagali

Adamawa: PDP under pressure to zone ticket to Ribadu’s area

Adamawa PDP under pressure over Ribadu

Amosun commends NMA for calling off strike

WHO nurse infected with Ebola

Female dominance of Nigerian judiciary worries Senator

Regent, APC sue police, DSS

Ekiti: Ex-AG kicks against zoning senatorial seat

Boko Haram declares Gwoza caliphate

Ebola : Private Medical Practitioners accuse FG of hoarding PPE

Ikere mourns Ogaga of Ikere

Terrorism: Group condemns killing of member

Fayose promises development for Ado-Ekiti

No going back on okada restriction ─ LASG

Nyako alleges exaggeration of probe panel reports

APC alleges plot to register merger parties acronyms

Earthquake rocks northern California, US

British Ebola patient to fly to UK for treatment

Cameroon footballer dies during game

Ukraine in $3bn military investment

Proper education will curb crime, insurgency – Mark, Ojerinde

Nigerian doctors  suspend  55-day strike

Di Maria bids farewell to Real

China executes eight, including Tiananmen attackers

Qatar denies backing Islamic State group

Tension rises as ‘terrorists’ sieze Libya airport

Scores killed in Iraq bombings

Obama to send aides to Ferguson funeral

Saturday, August 23, 2014

MH370 search faces tough next phase

Libya migrant boat sinks with 170 on board

S’Leone to punish hiding Ebola cases

Chad closes borders with Nigeria

God, not Zmapp, cured me — American Ebola patient


FRSC arraigns 27

Bassey silent on Imoke’s successor

Gunmen collect ransom, hold negotiator hostage

Ebola: Private jet owners avoid leasing aircraft

Iraq conflict: UN warns of possible massacre

Leather unleashed

Weave application methods

Charming prints

Banga rice

Uju Murphy’s new life

Seen Wale Babalakin lately?

Data Amachree’s rising profile

Whither Temi Harriman?

TFC chairman bereaved

Feyijimi Sodipo’s new status

Sena Anthony glows

Ighodalo steps out with wife

Dame Fashola’s jolly side

‘Galileo satellites on wrong orbit’

Impending ethnic slaughter in Iraq-UN

Israeli planes kill family of five

Man jailed for filming in cinema

Falconets battle Germany for world title

Hopes high, anxiety brews in New football season

Lawyers, biggest threat to rule of law — Utomi

Expect referendum on confab report — Falae

We’re under-utilising sport

Mimiko still in Labour Party — Commissioner

Ondo senator dumps LP for PDP

Early detection key — Tomori

How I was frustrated out of Heartland — Akwuegbu

Kaduna endorses Jonathan

Atiku denies Adamawa governorship ambition

Campaign guidelines ready soon — INEC

Delegates warn Jonathan against dumping confab report

We need more research —VC

Private jet owners avoid leasing aircraft

NBA urges FG to close borders

Conquer Germany, Jonathan charges Falconets

S’West PDP endorses Jonathan for second term

‘Boko Haram may use nun regalia for attacks’

My wife is adulterous

‘Cook animal products well before eating’

Lessons and example of Uruguay’s President

Menace of product counterfeiting

Firm breasts

Budget and 12 other finance tips

Kitchen appliances

Serena Williams plays tennis in high heels

Marrying one wife, secret of long life — 80-yr-old retired lawyer

APC has fraudulent members — Ikimi

Nigerians react: Ebola virus survivors

Why do people commit suicide?

Control excessive sweating

I was number 41 on execution list — Col. Ogbebor

Need for peace in Abia

Ebola: Sri Lanka turns back Nigerian travellers

Recover from heartbreak

Foreigners should not dominate insurance — Lawal

Ebola: A shadow of the Plague

Funding tertiary education in Nigeria

I’m a prankster — Afay

Egypt calls for immediate Gaza ceasefire

Islamic State group attacks Syrian air base

Manchester United make breakthrough in Di Maria chase

IG orders tight security around police facilities nationwide

Iraq conflict: UN warns of possible Amerli ‘massacre’

Ribadu formally declares for PDP

FG lied about doctors’ sacking — Omojowolo

S’Leonean law makes hiding Ebola patients a crime

Airstrikes kill 11 Libyan Islamist militants

Kaduna PDP endorses Jonathan, Yero for 2015

Gaza: Hamas says suspected informants executed

Commission completes arrangement for 2014 hajj

Cattle thieves kill five, injure seven in Kenya

Adamawa, Borno elders meet, seek solution to insurgency

Nigerians commend FG’s quick response to Ebola

Ogun shuts Olabisi Onabanjo varsity to forestall protest

IG redeploys DIGs, AIGs to zones and formations

Jonathan charges Falconets to conquer Germany

We wanted to become mechanical engineers –Suspected car snatchers

UK pledges new anti-extremist laws

I don’t like sex, it’s the devil –Pastor who allegedly raped 32-year-old woman

Opoo residents heave sigh of relief as community gets well

Ivory Coast shuts land borders over Ebola

Army should play lesser role in politics – Amaechi

Zamfara LG staff, teachers to receive minimum wage October

25 die in CAR mine collapse

Ebola: Kano approves N33.4m for health centre renovation

Morocco arrests two ISIS jihadists

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