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The Punch News Archive for January 2010Rss

Saturday, January 30, 2010

9 foods that reduce stress

Mogadishu bloodshed mars president’s first anniversary

Anger, tears for soldiers’ families as Blair talks on Iraq

Tabor to Sinai: A pilgrim’s adventure to City of Peace

Wardrobe essentials for the corporate guy

Yar’Adua: I don’t disrespect the constitution – Aliyu

Jos crisis: Police beef up security as panic grips Minna residents

Honey and bacterial infections

A toast to our ‘Living Legends’

Labour woos electorate for Uba

Only the result mattered – Ghana coach

Gyan, Gedo in top scorer contest

Ferguson relishes Arsenal battle

Banking crisis, recession dampen airports’ revenue base

Eagles win bronze again

Nigeria’s sad, unacceptable drift continues

Greed without boundaries (2)

Kidnapped Ekiti monarch, provost, others killed in auto crash

Saraki’s leadership is not impacting on the people – Ismail

NACCIMA wants FG to set up minerals development bank

Pharaohs aim for third straight title

We’re strong because we’re united – Brazil’s Melo

Fallen Eagles look to the future

Nadal to miss four weeks

Leveraging non-oil export for economic development

Those leaving PDP’ll soon return to the party – Dairo

Other factors, not CBN, dictated sacking of workers by banks – Sanusi

MEND calls off ceasefire, warns oil firms to stop operations

A taste of police brutality

Soludo solution for Anambra State

Amnesty: Harmonised rehab plan to be presented on Tuesday

Jonathan, Bankole absent from Soludo rally as pdp vows to reclaim Anambra

Banking stocks rise on appointment of new helmsmen

Dwindling rank of opposition and PDP’s plot for 2011

So you want to be an entrepreneur?

Williams sisters claim doubles crown

Ekpo blames Amodu for Eagles’ defeat

Amodu refuses to talk about future

Murray is under pressure – Federer

IPMAN raises the alarm over prolonged fuel scarcity, high price

Illegal courier operations: NIPOST closes four companies, police arrest six in Benin

We have been fooled by delusions of grandeur

Achieving financial freedom through effective business plan

Yar’Adua: A Senate’s long journey to a resolution

...Conmen defraud ministers, presidential aides

AWOL Yar’Adua tests our democratic spirit

Obasanjo, behold your casualties

Halliburton: UK lawyer, Tesler, faces fresh allegations

Yar’Adua: Confusion in House of Reps over impeachment threat

Candidates and security issues in Anambra politics

6,000 megawatt could have saved 50% cost – HTN boss

Housing fund collected N52bn in 2009 – FMBN

Lingering fuel crisis

Northern Nigeria and the rest of us

Are oil majors ready for deregulation?

I can win title – Murray

Serena beats Henin to win Aussie Open

Woman appears in court for killing two kids

WW1 soldiers reburied in France

Zuma Steel to power Jos Rolling Mill from coal power plant

Establish common fund for investment in member nations – D-8 scribe

Catholic Bishops never endorse any candidate for Anambra governorship poll- Group

Sultan calls for reconciliation, peace-building among faiths

Google phases out support for IE6

Serena wins fifth Australia Open title

Roma striker Okaka undergoes Fulham medical

Togo gets two Nations Cup suspension

Friday, January 29, 2010

250 golfers to vie for Guinness Cup 2010

Wikki searches for Bosso’s replacement

Zambia coach tips Nigeria for World Cup glory

Juventus offer Benitez £2.6m

Playing Enyimba was tough – Dike

Hosting rights: Umar confident of Nigeria’s bid

Madrid’s chances rest on Ronaldo appeal

Murray powers into Aussie final

Eguma thrills fans with victory

Gigantic bonus and plight of other sports

Anderson nears Man Utd exit

Eagles crash out to Black Stars

Angola 2010: The stars, the flops, the revelations

My wife slept with another man

How men’s health affects their sex lives

Angola 2010: How Africa’s World Cup teams fared

‘Eagles don’t need another Okocha’

Lagos is not the best place for the blind –Danlami Basharu

Mother held over children’s murder

Tourists still stranded at Machu Picchu

I never thought I would get married –Nike Oshinowo-Soleye, former Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria

I was shocked by the rumour that I had gone mad –Wande Coal

Re: Yar’adua’s BBC interview and other wonders

I worked as a bricklayer and hawked rice, iced water and fried fish – Seyi Law, comedian

I earned my first salary as an employee when I was above 60 years old –Dr. Nuraini Funsho

7 year old boy raises $240,000 for Haiti appeal

Anambra 2010: A week to D-day, no clear leader

Only a healthy man can solve Nigeria’s problems –Agbaje

I’ll serve Anambra like Zik and Okpara – Ejezie

Slicing and cutting made easy

Eat what you want, not what you find

VP Jonathan is not in charge – Onyeagucha

I value my eyes and lips, I intend to insure them soon – Nuella Njubigbo, actress

Investing wisely in 2010 (8)

All set for Orchid Fashion Fair

Human predators stalk Haiti’s vulnerable kids

Whether you are an apple or a pear shape, you are still a gorgeous bride to be

tips for my Diva BRIDE

Flaunt it if you’ve got it

Bags! The bigger, the better

My father often rode on his bicycle to my school to look at my report card –Chris Olakpe

Aso Ebi Planner exhibition set to hold

How to survive religious violence (1)

Maduekwe wants to know ‘who’s in charge’

Nigerian Comedy Awards event debuts

Canadian Natural, North West plan bitumen refinery

Van Vicker to raise funds for people of Haiti

Occidental Petroleum doubles profit in 4Q

Youth.com hits the screen

Siji brings Afro soul to the home scene

Total, ERG form Italian refining Joint Venture

US eases paperwork for loan help program

EU vows to keep stimulus measures while unemployment rises

Ford halts some China production after Toyota‘s woes

Bulls sustain hold as index rises by 0.24%

Asa shows class at naira.com event

Stella Monye’s car burnt by unknown persons

Seun Kuti lights up New Afrika Shrine tonight

Kefee celebrates birthday

Passwords hackers use to swindle

Turning failure into fortunes

ICT is yet to be fully explored

Managing your finances after wedding

NNPC admits not remitting N450bn to federation account

Yar’Adua: South-South, South-West leaders team up for Jonathan

ACF to raise panels on Jos crises

Reps threaten to impeach Yar’Adua

Keyamo threatens IGP with contempt charge over detained lawyer

Niger loses N500m to PPP, thinks litigation

UNILAG gets new Vice Chancellor

FG awarded N224.5bn road contracts in 2009 –Minister

Huge claims raise reinsurance treaty rates –Commissioner

Dina: Police seek support from other security agencies

…as Oshiomhole calls for vigilance

AC accuses INEC of planning Uba’s victory

Swine flu: Women, U-5 children, health workers to receive vaccine

Terrorism: US may strike plea bargain deal with Abdulmutallab

Niger ANPP members defect

Katsina to provide N50m mosquito nets

Court nullifies sale of Daily Times

…No sign of President’s imminent return in Villa

Egwu opens national library in Owerri

Buckeye divests NGL pipeline system

Yar’Adua not under obligation to write NASS –Court

Abdulmutallab: Malaysia arrests 2 Nigerians, others linked to Al-Qaeda

Chrysler says it won‘t sue over dealer arbitration

N’Delta crisis: Shell divests from three Nigerian oil blocks

Saudi doctors warn Turai against moving Yar’Adua to Nigeria

Bishop fingers poverty, unemployment as causes of Jos mayhem

Yar’ Adua: Count me out of disrespect to Constitution -Aliyu

Ex-Chelsea striker, Gudjohnsen joins Tottenham on loan

US may strike plea bargain deal with AbdulMutallab

UK Appeal Court quashes Siddique terror conviction

Amodu vows to improve Eagles

Blair Faces Grilling on Iraq War

Hamas military commander killed in Dubai

We will overhaul Eagles, NFA vows

A narrative that is not so cheery

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Amosu unveils luxury line today

We don’t play Faaji Plus at home – Janet’s husband, Kayode

Musically speaking...

Grammys: Fingers crossed for Femi Kuti

Top acts mobilise for Jos victims

Tosyn Bucknor returns to music

Iyke’s art of war

Watching the Super Eagles in the spirit

I sing for mature, free minds – St. Janet

Ekiti sets up panel on relocation of college

Soludo woos Igbo traders in Lagos

Japan tourism agency removes barrier on Chinese visitors

Media Perspectives repositions, signs agreement with Carat

China finances Kenyan port construction

Intrigue characterise Reps’ trip

‘Banks are ignorant of potential in tourism’

‘Impeachment not realistic’

Starbucks, Kraft purchases boost Peru coffee sales

Orange juice futures rise on Florida crop damage

‘President can’t continue to rule from abroad’

‘Don‘t leave children in teachers‘ care alone’

Don wants govt to bar politicians from sending children to foreign schools

Eso, Ayoola differ on Yar’Adua

UNILAG to use Etisalat as case study

Firm donates 1,200 crash helmets to FRSC

Don’t underestimate the role of education – Envoy

UBEC orders withdrawal of FTS participants from private schools

Pupils get advice to ‘delay sex‘

Lagos Education District I emerges tops at Jam Feast

Caterpillar’s profit falls against forecast

Vale buys Brazilian Bunge’s fertilizer assets for $3.8bn

Tanzania may sell $500m of Eurobonds in 2010

NBL, First Bank, Zenith most capitalised companies – Survey

20 Ebonyi pupils bag scholarship

Mass failure: Kwara trains teachers on handling of external exams

Mass failure in public exams stirs debate among pupils

Fashola bemoans decline in reading culture

Revenue board surpasses target

Insurers demand Senate’s intervention in policy erosion

Senate queries ministry over N8bn budget for PIB implementation

PZ Cussons’ profit rises by 8.8 per cent

Ecobank, Bank of China sign deal for Chinese desk

Jam Feast Award: VC applauds PUNCH for winning LASG gold in education reporting

How schools, parents frustrate policy on local languages

Nokia rises most in six years after earnings beat estimates

PZ Cussons expands plants in Nigeria as profit rises

Motorola drops after predicting unexpected loss on phone slump

Jobless claims in US declined last week to 470,000

Nigeria should develop own language to be truly independent – Enahoro

Turkish, German clubs eye Shittu

Costain targets bigger Ibadan polo

‘Nigerians should display positive attitude to develop economy’

Business opportunities abound in Africa – Diageo

Ferguson rubs salt into City’s wounds

Mali sacks Keshi over poor outing

‘Nigeria remains a semi-colonial dependent country’

Ford posts $2.7bn 2009 profit after record loss

Obama vows to make jobs priority, slams Washington

MTN, Ericsson boost Internet connection in Ondo

Davos: Policymakers warn on recovery, stimulus exit

Many elections, several contentious issues

Amodu’s tactics failed us – Osaze

I still have a lot to offer – Gatlin

Why govts’ agric policies fail – AFAN President

Kano customs tasks officers over N1.5bn target

Nigeria can rule world judo – Da Souza

Nadal coach concerned over injury

Who moved the motion for Nigeria‘s independence?

Plagued by constitutional crisis

Fear grips Nigerian owners as Toyota recalls Camry, other models

Afren buys Nigerian interest from Energy Equity

Re: Yar’Adua: What did Obasanjo really know?

FG to establish cultural industries in 774 LGAs

CBN, SEC, NDIC, others back creation of AMC

‘We are not operating a true federal system’

‘Only development can bring peace to Niger-Delta’

Its Henin, Serena final

Enyeama gets Guinness award

Group promotes business relations between Nigeria and Belgium

Nigeria’s cocoa price rises on quality, demand

Customs, ANLCA at loggerheads over seized vehicles

Creating wealth from interlocking tiles production

CSR: RUSAL inaugurates laptop project

Ghana beats Nigeria to reach final

Superb Murray hits final

The Army de-structured Nigeria – Adebanjo

A journey into nationhood

NNPC restores crude supply to Warri, Kaduna refineries

Arogundade, Navy’s N100m fine

Huge claims raises 2010 reinsurance treaty rates – Commissioner

Day shops and roads were closed for Fashola

Education: Leaving no child behind

Power corrupts, but it corrupts only those who think they deserve it

Nigeria’s poor immunisation record

AC, PDP, ANPP, others have no party agents in Anambra – INEC

Fake EFCC official remanded

Missing billions: Senate, minister disagree on figures

NCP sues FG over Yar’Adua’s signing of supplementary budget

Ten suspects in police net for stealing cables

Drug trafficking: NDLEA seals two boutiques in Lagos

An unusual marshal tackles errant motorists in P’Harcourt

Jonathan, Mark, Bankole to storm Anambra for Soludo

Dina: ‘Police interim report ready before Sunday’

Sale of refineries, way out of petroleum crisis – Amaechi

AbdulMutallab: Malaysia arrests two Nigerians

A’Ibom may stop citizens from serving in volatile areas

Alleged financial recklessness: Assembly raises committee to probe Fashola

ACF investigates crises

Woman gives birth to baby boy at AC rally

Bayelsa appeals for calm over measles epidemic

Niger swindled of N500m, may go to court

Malaria: FG distributes two million treated nets in Bauchi

Kidnapped Edo CAN chairman regains freedom

Mimiko urged to intervene in fresh Ilaje crisis

Heart disease pandemic looms — Expert

Tension in Ilesa as police release LG boss

UN ready to help Nigeria conduct free elections

Yar’Adua’ll be back soon — FG

President has delegated power to VP — Aondoakaa

Civil society group calls for independent probe

APGA denies ADC‘s allegation

Mass exodus hits Niger ANPP, as fresh 158 dump party

NBA, CNPP, Lagos lawyers fault FEC on President’s fitness

Ekiti rerun: PDP witness says poll was peaceful

‘Poverty, illiteracy, divorce violate Child Rights Law’

Reps threaten to impeach President

‘Anambra women deserve unique role’

2011: Speaker charges youths to shun violence

Yar’Adua: Gowon, Shagari, Shonekan, others back Senate

Methodist cleric wants FG to beef up security in border areas

Nigerians are in the throes of cardiovascular pandemic - MD, First Foundation

IPMAN warns about prolonged fuel scarcity, high price

Poverty, illiteracy, couples separation responsible for violation of Child Rights Law -Group

Jos crisis: A’Ibom may stop graduates from serving in volatile areas

Yar’Adua: Gowon, Shagari, Ekwueme, others back senate resolution

Ferrari unveils new Formula 1 car, vows to return to top

Embattled Obama promises more jobs

US to Outline New Iran Sanctions

Iran executes two activists over post-election protest

Super Eagles will play in the finals -Mikel

After 15 days, Haiti quake rescuers find girl alive

Niger Republic buys diesel generators to reduce power cuts

Reps ask Onovo to halt ejection of policewomen from barracks

Gazprom in $1bn gas row write-off

Dual pricing of petrol ’ll make deregulation work – Akin-Olugbade

Fuel importation: IPMAN seeks FG’s support for credit facilities

Offers record 2,818 oil blocks for sale

Ikeja bomb blast: Eight years after, relatives lament failed promises by govt

Aondoakaa to determine suspects’ fate

NIPCO urges FG to popularise gas as vehicular fuel

French govt warns Total over refinery closure, job losses

NNPC, FAAC, to parley with states’ financial managers

Nigeria raises Bonny Light, Qua Iboe oil prices for February delivery

Utomi faults leaders over foreign medical trips

Malaysia says rates can‘t stay too low, signals move

Punch emerges LASG education gold award recipient

... Etisalat offers special discount on voice calls

Globacom inaugurates appeal for Haiti quake victims

Sultan allays fears on military takeover

Australian fourth-quarter consumer prices rise

S’West, S’South leaders meet on Friday

PIB has been revised – Egbogah

Pioneer adds 52 million barrels of proved reserves

Chevron, Kyushu sign multiple LNG deals

Pro-Yar’Adua group plans 3million-man march in Abuja

India, Mittal to establish $4.5bn refinery in Nigeria

Workers give FAAN seven-day ultimatum over unpaid salaries

Roubini pessimistic on euro area, calls Spain risk

Akhigbe asks NAS, FEC to make clear pronouncement on president

Atiku, Tinubu, Oshiomhole for Anambra poll

We have recovered Ohu’s laptop, handset – Onovo

Home sales in US probably increased after credit restored

Airlines to lose $5.6bn in 2010 – IATA

Osun: Aregbesola demands inquiry on abuses

Bravo, EFCC

Airborne geophysical survey’ll reduce exploratory risk, illegal mining – NGSA

Dimeji happy with Eagles

US govt pushes any drilling off Virginia past 2011

Ghana urged to use oil resources to diversify economy

Kalu to lead PPA leaders in Anambra campaign

Frenchmen move for Eagles job

Tsonga ready for Federer

Chevron on Papa Terra starting block

President in absentia

Assault: Judge orders Arogundade, Navy o pay N100m damages to Uzoma Okere

London court freezes Akingbola‘s £83m properties

Nigeria ranks low on World Bank’s trade logistics index

Finance CEO‘s see no ‘serious‘ recovery till 2012

33 Nigerians deported from US

CAN protests abduction of Edo chairman

Gambian CJ faults constitution review by NASS

Ekiti rerun: Tribunal warns PDP against time wasting tactics

China wealth fund weighs new commodities bets after 2009 gains

MAN, Gaslink, others disagree on gas price

Bank PHB targets N60bn loan recovery

North, a problem to Nigeria – ACF

Withdrawal of JTF soldiers

PPPRA may meet PPMC over oil shortage

Athletes trickle into Delhi 2010 camp

Amodu criticises Yusuf, Etuhu

Ogun PDP crisis: Confusion as Daniel‘s aides shun Abuja peace parley

‘Nigeria, most significant in Africa for oil and gas business’

Oil slips as dollar holds firm

... Onovo dispatches DIG to Ogun

Mining sector’ll contribute 7% to Vision 2020 – FG

President capable of discharging his duties – FEC

LASG, save Badia residents from touts

Council focuses on health, education

Eagles’ll struggle against a good attack – Ike

FG to boost SMEs through development council – CBN

N5.2bn REA fraud: Elumelu, Ugbane to face fresh charges

Japan exports rise, first time since Lehman collapse

WDAS: Naira‘s steady slide persists

We must resist perpetrators of violence – Northern govs

Sylva denies opposing Jonathan

N18m judgment: Electrocution victim seeks Garnishe order against PHCN

Running a first rate travel agency

Lawyer sues N’Assembly over Yar’Adua

FG proposes N8.3bn to fight swine flu

From auto pilot to life support, the Eagles and the Leader

SAP sees sales growth after fourth-quarter net falls

We need $15bn yearly for infrastructural devt – FG

Greek government‘s five-year bonds tumble in first day of trading

Muhtar promises quick passage of AMC bill

Banking stocks drive turnover on NSE

21 House committees delaying 2010 budget – Bankole

Respect constitution, Senate urges Yar’Adua

NFF writes NSC over foreign coach

Align development with people’s needs –Council boss

Leading via life support machines

Governance by deceit

Reviewing Nigeria’s tax policy

PHCN prepares successor companies for reform, eyes 10,000MW

SGS carries out first phased array inspection in Nigeria

Dina: Falana counters Ogun CP over robbery theory

How Eagles can beat Ghana – Sofoluwe

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Afcon semis not condition for retaining Amodu -NFF

Rajoelina open to Madagascar poll date discussion

US worried about arms flowing to Southern Sudan

Clinton says bad governance in Nigeria radicalised AbdulMutallab

Fonseka rejects Sri Lanka‘s presidential poll result

10,000 fans gather to pray for Paraguay‘s player, Cabanas

Man rescued from Haiti rubble two weeks after quake

UK Supreme Court quashes Treasury terror assets order

Cabinet declares Yar’Adua fit to continue in office

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Kenya spends $500,000 on Faisal’s deportation

North Korea may test missile – Report

German ambassador to Iceland found dead in car

Iran to inaugurate missile projects in February

India marks Republic Day as troops clash at border

Haitian president appeals for more tents

France MPs’ report backs banning of Muslim face veil

British, Irish hold talks to save N’Ireland govt

Suicide attack kills 17 in Iraq

‘Crashed Ethiopian plane flew in wrong direction’

Nigeria on life support

Crisis: NBC threatens broadcast organisations

I8 killed in measles epidemic in Bayelsa

Anambra Christian leaders endorse Soludo

Rotary calls on NGOs to assist displaced victims of Jos mayhem

Pepsi wants support for Eagles

Fergie expects derby discipline

Obasanjo lacks honour to ask Yar’Adua to resign — Shehu Sani

Who, UNICEF urge Nigeria to sustain campaign against polio

Ex-militants vow to fight sea pirates

C’River targets N30bn revenue from carbon credit

Naval helicopter crashes in Rivers, four dead bodies recovered

Mortgage approvals hit two-year high

Haye to fight Ruiz

Bonus crisis hits Eagles

Copenhagen: City of smiles and hefty bills

AIG bail-out investigations launched

Oni’s deputy asks police to investigate attack on Fayemi’s lawyer

Mass failure in public exams, a national disaster

Bayelsa students in Russia threaten to march on embassy

Councillors insist on sacking Sapele LG chairman

Obi, Soludo, Ngige, others differ at public debate

NAFDAC seizes fake anti-malaria drugs in Kaduna markets

Obama to call for three-year freeze on some Federal spending

Group demands policy to protect HIV/AIDS patients in workplaces

Toyota Corolla emerges Nigeria’s car of 2009

I’m ready for B’Stars – Yobo

For the love of motor homes

LLTC set for 115th anniversary

LOC plans big for WAFU Nations Cup

Lagos-Ibadan: Bi-Courtney builds temporary trailer parks at 3 locations

Zambia coach attacks journalist

UPDC names Ogunniran MD, appoints two non-executive directors

Bank of China, construction bank start curbing credit

Porsche Panamera offers sporty performance on four doors

London varsity to investigate AbdulMutallab’s radicalisation

Reports from Anambra disturbing —INEC board

HIV/AIDS: Concern group enhances campaign for antiretroviral provision

Court restrains Oyo from stopping teachers’ contribution

FG orders return of troops to Edo

Terror list: US erred on Nigeria — FG

Suzuki unveils R3, latest concept car

Banks plan to keep rates steady

Gazprom frets about surge in US gas production

Climate change: Nigeria not in a hurry to sign Copenhagen Accord –Minister

How to sustain good leadership, by AIESEC

US Senate Democrats to consider $80bn jobs legislation

AIG scraps plan to sell plane leasing unit

Eagles not good – Renard

We’re ready for war – Zidan

No swine flu in Ogun – Commissioner

Making open heart surgery accessible to the poor

Two methods help prevent infections after surgery

Eto’o laments Cameroun’s exit

Yakubu dedicates victory to Jos victims

Anambra: TMG faults INEC’s preparations

Delta to spend $1bn on upgrades

NGOs partner Unity Bank on new brand image

US to review visa policy for Nigerians, may revoke others

Reforms place more burden on accountants – ICAN President

‘Only S’Court can resolve Rivers, A’Ibom oil wells dispute’

King urges working with Obama on bank reform

Customs recover N12bn in underpayment

US deficit ‘set to hit $1.35tn’

Lamborghini to focus on less weight bodies

President can’t be away indefinitely — Yakasai

Osun tribunal: Aregbesola’s lawyer faults witness’ signatures

Ekiti rerun: Ido-Osi poll was peaceful, LG boss insists

‘Packaging President won’t alter political equation’

US airlines abandon fare hike

South Africa keeps key rate at 7% in split decision

N10bn debt: NEXIM issues 30-day ultimatum to debtors

Apple profits soar 50% to record high

D8 countries to raise FDI to $200bn

Building a professional identity

Jonathan visits Jos

Sanusi frustrated my overseas treatment — Ibru

Emirates to begin flights to Madrid

Yar’Adua: Buhari, Falae, others say vacuum portends jeopardy for 2011

How to earn a promotion

Eagles win TomTom’s $4,000

Hundreds of Algerians to hit Angola for Egypt

Tips on how to solve problem of sleeplessness

Birth Defects: Diagnosis and prevention

Malaria vaccine ready in 2013 – Bill Gates

WHO reappoints Sambo as Africa’s regional director

Chukwu, Oliha disagree on Eagles’ performance

Henin, Zheng set up unlikely s’final clash

Sesay returns as CNN MultiChoice AJA co-host

Dina: Bankole, Adegbite, Daniel, others express shock

Qatar Airways to begin flights to Copenhagen

Luminous 3-D jungle is a biologist’s dream

Robbery suspects cause stir in Lagos

Atuche, Ojo fault EFCC’s amended charge

Fish out Dipo Dina’s killers, VP orders IG

Dealing with high employee turnover

Nigeria earns N10.5bn from Bilateral Air Service Agreements

UK economy resumes growth by less than forecast

Stocks advance on confidence data, earnings

IMF more upbeat on world economy

Lufthansa planning flights to Iraq

Anxiety over Yar’Adua’s return

Kashamu faults Daniel over comment on Bankole

NYSC extends deadline for mobilisation of corps members

South-East, South-South elders meet today

Terrorism: Mutallab raises questions on intelligence, security

Internet tips for entrepreneurs

No plan to raise capital requirement for insurance brokers – FG

NSE cuts FG bonds transaction fees

Indices surge as trading volume dip on NSE

Mineral prospecting activities to rise

SERAP asks court to compel FG to account for N600bn recovered loot

‘It won’t be business as usual in 2010’

Yar’Adua divides Senate

Anambra 2010: Appeal court upholds Soludo’s nomination

Yar’Adua: All you ever wanted to know about life support

Police arrest prophet for allegedly killing two children

When built-in antifreeze beats a winter coat

MMA2 concession: Infrastructure commission to assess agreement

Dipo Dina: Another tale of mystery murder

Developing a good workplace culture

Murray moves into semis as Nadal retires

I wanted to quit after Zambia victory – Amodu

Why blacks are at higher risk of hypertension – Sofola

Ogun LG constructs four hospitals, plans mortuary

Shopping for a secondary school (2)

After the rallies

Violence and impunity in Osun

Ogun West PDP backs down on N.5m senatorial application fee

N10bn debt: NEXIM issues 30 day ultimatum to debtors

Anambra 2010: Court of Appeal upholds Soludo‘s nomination

Only Supreme Court can resolve oil wells dispute between Rivers and Akwa Ibom‘- Court

Lagos AC mourns Dipo Dina, demands killer’s arrest

Amodu contacts Keshi for World Cup, NFF considers Zambia coach

Former militants reject post-amnesty plans

Lebanon search for victims of Ethiopian jet crash

Liberia‘s President, Johnson-Sirleaf, seeks second term

Monday, January 25, 2010

Friends, associates eulogise late photojournalist, Soji Adegbesan

Tuition hike: Ibadan poly students spoil for war

AIICO Insurance grows profit by 62.8% in Q3

Skye Bank to appoint new CEO soon

Standard Bank recognised for financing power deals

Interlinked Technologies seeks N973m from shareholders

CBN allays fears over fake N50 notes in circulation

Cyber crime: Policemen undergo training in Lagos

MFBs want cheques cleared by DMBs

Man arraigned for impersonation

Paraguay striker shot

Senderos completes Everton move

NWF to conduct Olympic trial

‘Kwara Utd can win league’

Gas prices slow to follow oil lower

Programos offers bailout software packages to stockbrokers

No deal yet to sell Saab, but still talking – GM

Klitschko to face Chambers

NPL clarifies election guidelines

Don wants agriculture subsidised in rural areas

Robinho set for Santos return

Wal-Mart cuts 11,200 jobs at Sam’s Club

Iran unveils oil fund revamp

Owolabi becomes ITAN COO, heads WITSA regional secretariat

Samsung bags multibillion-dollar clean energy deal

European stocks slip but Wall Street pushes higher

China denies involvement in Google hackings

‘‘AUN admits over 300 students’

El-Merreikh stops Stephen Worgu

‘Bolt can do better’

Halilhodzic laments Elephants’ ouster

FG urged to ensure growth of private varsities

Don cautions FG against relegation of Arts

Japan manufacturers’ mood brightens

Intel trying to make PCs cheaper

Motorola files complaint against RIM

VEDA, Visafone partner on Direct Online initiative

Economic survey: Slow recovery continues

Varsity plans centre to immortalise Maryam

Surgeons urged to establish disaster response committee

Azarenka sets up Serena rematch

Tsonga wins thriller to make q’finals

No course of study in varsity inferior – UI DVC

KWASU matriculates 550 students

Zenith Bank appoints Emefiele as MD designate

Galaxy Backbone to provide Internet access in 110 schools

Ericsson’s net profit dips by 92%, to cut 6,500 jobs

Agege residents to benefit from Eko Free Health Mission

Resourcery, Prodapt India sign MoU on software solutions

ITUC urges countries to embark on bank reforms

Oyo targets 700 graduates for poverty alleviation scheme

Corps member relates life under bridge

Corps members donate marker boards, physiotherapy equipment to schools

UNILAG Convocation: 99-year-old don bags DSc

Yar’Adua no longer fit to rule –– Lawmakers

How to ask for a raise and succeed

NITEL employees battle liquidator over arrears

Mistakes to avoid in buying used cars

‘Soludo leads in NTA opinion poll’

My survival a miracle –Togo keeper

NSA, NEMA warn FG on nuclear power programme

OPS opposes cargo tracking charge

‘Mozambique won‘t sack Nooij’

Incessant violence: AC suggests way out

Yar’Adua: Just before Reps’ fact-finding mission

VP pledges FG’s commitment to D-8 summit

Angolans celebrate despite defeat

Asian incursion: India to invest $350m in OPLs 279, 285

LPG operators lament as FG increases tariff

Federer, Djokovic rule supreme

Hayatou resists European pressure

NIPOST to build mail processing hub in Sagamu

...I‘ve fulfilled my election promises to Anambra people –Obi

Asia to drive global CCTV market

Outsourcing roars back to India, China

Free-for-all in Minna as AC peace parley ends in crisis

Microsoft, Intuit join forces for cloud services

Protecting teenagers from dangers of cyber space

Buhari, Yerima, others to campaign for ANPP candidate in Anambra

‘Most National Assembly members were not elected’

Farmers urged to keep records to enhance credit access

Egypt sets up Algeria rematch

Yar’Adua: 2010 budget drags at N’Assembly

Agriculture: Going back to the root

Shopping for a secondary school

Jos: Violence fuelled by impunity

Yar’Adua: What did Obasanjo really know?

Mudashiru’s estate: Judge refuses to stay judgment

Suit to stall Anambra poll dismissed

‘Council lacks power to determine Yar’Adua’s capacity to discharge duties’

FG may re-register ex-militants

Victims of Pfizer vaccine test to get N26m each

Workers‘ protest turn violent in Bayelsa

JUSUN strike: Group accuses C‘River of misplacing priority

N’Delta ex-militant leaders threaten to halt oil production

AA calls for restructuring of Nigeria

Resign in the interest of Nigeria, Enahoro tells President

No provision in constitution for handover to Jonathan — Maduekwe

‘Crisis is internal terrorism’

Blame mayhem on politicians, security system, not religion — C’River CAN

Useni warns against emergency rule

Gowon condemns crisis, says ‘enough is enough’

Police confirm 362 deaths

EFCC files cross–appeal against Bode George, others’ conviction

Aliyu blames logjam on PDP rotational arrangements

Again, envoy says Yar’Adua’s health improving

Security: Amaechi, Orji meet in Port Harcourt

Ekiti rerun: Result date one year older than poll

AC gov candidate, Dipo Dina, shot dead

Jos: FCT police move to avert crisis

Experts explain life support therapy, say it is used for failed organs

Don’t sell your voter cards, Anambra women urged

Anti-graft body investigates five LG bosses, lawmaker

Ogun lawmakers disown Daniel over comments

Military restricts troops’ movement over ‘rising tension’

FBI sends AbdulMutallab’s bomb to laboratory

Akpabio re-affirms support for united Nigeria

Enyeama fires Eagles to s’final

‘Adamawa receives N3.03bn UBE grant in four years’

Horse-trading as Senate decides on Yar’Adua’s fate today

Pressure mounts on S’South govs to back Jonathan

Lawmaker decries move to impeach Yar‘Adua

Sacked bank workers lament seizure of assets by EFCC

Ministry seeks upward review of 2010 budget

‘Chemical Ali‘ executed in Iraq

Amodu wants more urgency-Odemwingie

Man sentenced to life for 1983 murder of teenage girl

US audit condemns Iraq police deal

Egyptian referee for Nigeria-Zambia match

Egypt detains Brotherhood members before poll re-run

Bomb kills 4 policemen in breakaway Somaliland

Ethiopian airliner crashes into sea, 90 feared dead

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Crude oil drops as equities decline

Plateau Christians allege genocide by GOC

China inflation may exceed five per cent

Post-amnesty: Militants attack traders in Bakassi, injure 20

Terror: Osama bin laden calls AbdulMutallab ‘hero’

AIG’s bailout disclosure surprised NY Fed

UK drops to bottom of economies for investors’ favourites

Riot: Students, Oyo Govt disagree over evacuation

‘Nigeria has one paediatrician to 63,000 children’

Alleged attack: Fayemi’s lawyer accuses Oni’s deputy’s convoy

ARP calls for GNU, dissolution of FEC, N’Assembly

Dubai sets $2bn for 2010 transport projects

DMO resumes monthly auctions, offers N75bn FGN bonds

UBS client wins appeal against US data handover

Gen. Adeyinka Adebayo loses son

LP scores C’River lawmakers low on performance

Court stops Mimiko, Obateru from evicting ex-Olugbo from palace

ASP suspended for allegedly supplying arms to refugees

Cameroun, Egypt set to do it again

Bank shares slide in Europe

NSE, Daniel make case for indigenous engineers

Corporation boosts water supply in Lagos metropolis

Oando’s N20bn rights issue opens today

Banks need to review strategies – Experts

Why PDP is drifting – BoT member

We did not rejoice over Zambia –Yusuf

Malabo attack victims demand $120m damages from FG

Reps delegation to visit S’Arabia this week

Group distributes N15.87m gift items to the needy

LASTMA: LASG promises closer monitoring

Wall Street faces pain from buyout cutback

FG renews hope on Lagos – Kano railway project

Power supply to improve before October – Babalola

Barclays to relocate Hong Kong office

Some landlords are saboteurs — Igbokwe

Sectarian crisis: Apprehension in Jos, Kaduna

Obasanjo, a confusionist — ACF

Nigeria defends bid to host Nations Cup

Avoid God’s anger, Okonkwo warns N’Assembly

Ogunjobi warns Eagles against Zambia

Nwachukwu peace committee meets Ogun PDP warring parties today

NSE demutualisation: Fear of investors exclusion lingers

‘NSE index to rise by 20% by end 2010’

BT puts price on higher speed broadband

Staco Insurance harps on corporate governance

LASEPA commences evacuation of e-waste

Construction workers threaten to pull out of Niger Delta

CITN urges full implementation of national tax policy

CIIN aims to develop insurance studies in schools

Muktari stresses IT’s relevance to insurance sector

NCC seeks review of legal codes, regulator independence

Google profit rises, misses some forecasts

Ex-chief justice supports Rivers’ tax payment campaign

Morgan Stanley’s Gorman gets $8.6m stock bonus

Etsako poll: Oshiomhole thanks FG

It’s Eagles vs Katongo brothers

S’West PDP orders Ogun warring parties to maintain status quo

Nadal, Murray clash in q’final

Repression undermines Sudan elections – Rights group

Yar’Adua’s absence, an impeachable offence – Akinjide

CAN boss kidnapped in Benin

336 Oshodi residents benefit from skill acquisition project

‘Lack of mapping cause of building collapse’

FG set to develop bunkering market

Rescued, healthy banks targeted for acquisition

Coal: FG, Goldfields agree on new EIA

Fashola bags Martin Luther King leadership award

Mudashiru’s Will: Judge delivers ruling on widow’s stay of execution today

Imo governorship poll: Ohakim goes to S’Court

LSSTF gets Jeeps worth N16m to fight crime

Another 28 dead bodies found in Jos, as residents flee

Life support machines arrive ahead of Yar’Adua

Haiti: Death toll rises to 150,000

Bayero University closes for WAUG

PDP disowns Obasanjo over call for President’s resignation

Amodu sticks to team that beat Mambas

Anambra: Uba’s candidature belittles democratic values – Iwu

Judiciary must save Nigeria’s roof from falling – NBA

‘S’Court won’t interfere with lower court’s discretion unless ...’

The nation’s last hope

CBN order: Bank CEOs moving to pick successors

Obama bank curbs may endanger US financial system

Otudeko restates need for conservative approach to banking

Wema Bank posts N20.4bn loss

Global IT spending to touch $3.4tn - Gartner

Interconnect rates: Subscribers await tariff reduction

US Democrats consider setting larger health goals aside

Overcoming challenges of oil and gas underwriting

Police search uncompleted buildings for criminals

Counterfeiting: Taking anti-malaria or corn meal?

Lawyers fault appointment of Afribank Md, Ed

Breeding dogs as a veritable business venture

Falana writes Ogun on OPIC Estate’s controversial ‘guest house’

‘How Land Use Act impedes socio-economic development’

The threat to close Benin Airport

Lagos landlords and the state’s economy

As Shell trims its investment portfolio in Nigeria

Armed conflicts: Climate change causes wars in Africa — Report

VIU arrests man for forgery

Yar’Adua : PDP disowns Obasanjo

Yar’Adua: Six-man Saudi delegation takes-off this week without fail –Reps

Post amnesty: Militants attack traders in Bakassi, injure 20

Kwara appoints Acting Chief Judge

Jos Crisis: Anxiety heightens over rumoured attack on churches

Most Darfur Deaths Due to Disease, Not Violence

Yar’Adua: Obasanjo deceived Nigerians-AC

Lack of mapping bane of building collapse – SGF

Africa tourism ‘lifted by Obama and World Cup‘

Nigerians won’t forgive Obasanjo for imposing Yar’Adua on them – Okorocha

Poverty reduction, crucial to war against HIV/AIDS

Court stops Mimiko, Obateru from sacking ex-Olugbo from palace

Buried Haiti Man Lived On Beer For 11 Days

Bin Laden calls AbdulMutallab ‘hero’, claims failed terror attack

Saturday, January 23, 2010

PEF boss calls for belt-tightening ahead of deregulation

Lemo, Adebutu, others to attend ICAN conference

Zambians arrive in Lubango

Eagles can win Nations Cup – Fashanu

We’ll review terror watch list – US

GTBank donates oxygen concentrate machines to hospital

Taking gemstones to the world market

World Bank to visit three Africa nations

NICON Insurance introduces online policy

AbdulMutallab: Britain fears terror attack, reviews ‘no fly list’

Venus ends Dellacqua’s dream

Tevez versus Neville

Cameroun or Zambia?

Error-prone Serena overpowers Navarro

Oil & gas development a priority for Anambra – Soludo

Nokia may offer free navigation

Goldman under investigation for its securities dealings

Folake Odutola gets relief

AfDB, ATIC sign $1m technical assistance grant for Kenya

Cisco forays into wireless video

Bankole is a curse to Ogun – Daniel

Imperious Federer in cruise control

Talk of the town

Cote d’Ivoire tackles angry Algeria

Zambia coach seeks offers from big African teams

Kemi Asemota shuns marriage

Man, 45, bags 148 years jail term

e-Books: Another advancement for the knowledge economy

Nigeria hosts high level summit on agribusiness to hold in March

Eunice Efole raises the bar

Proper education will breed quality leadership –Rotary Club

Desert spider discovery

Toyota’s recall may spread to Europe

...150 bodies found in village wells – BBC

Interim Guinea leader wants to organise elections quickly

1st African Parliamentary Awards holds in Abuja

Caverton boss set to give out daughter

Nana Otedola gets groovy again

Ghana game Angola’s biggest ever –Jose

Russians skaters win European gold

Iverson makes no apologies for All-Star start

Protest raises tension

From lifelessness to vitality

Adefulire gets credit

Toye Ariyo meets good times

My boss ‘wandered’ into the ladies’ bathroom – The ‘Apology’

Three die as bus plunges into ditch

Australia police seek leads in Indian murder

Jos crisis: Killing of youths sparks off fresh violence

Alleged N3.9bn fraud: BPE, House committee face-off lingers

McDonald’s net tops estimates as sales climb

Understanding Ojo Maduekwe’s evasiveness on Hardtalk

Beautiful is still his name

Why Alaska isn’t free of Exxon Valdez crude

NICO seeks banks’ partnership on research, indigenous languages development

More puzzles over Citizen Mba’s death in church

This is not the time to blame Obasanjo

Anambra 2010: Onovo must be above board

Bombing and fire incidents in media houses

Marijuana ‘munchies’ may be rooted in biology

Parking lots as money-spinner

10 things a good boyfriend won’t ask you to do

Yes, we … maybe not yet

Mass failure in public exams: Oyo declares emergency in education sector

Thinking about shrinking

For public sector, reflections from within

Billionaire set to bring growth to India’s poor

BPE, BNP Paribas meet in Paris on NITEL privatisation

Shooting, violence characterise Osun rerun election

Top Kashmir rebel killed ahead of India’s Republic Day

Bank chiefs after me – Waziri

Nollywood ‘blings on’ night

Abike Dabiri-Erewa gets honour

Bibiana Henshaw’s secret

Yar’Adua: A peep at Reps’ six-man Saudi delegation

I give my wives credit for the opportunity – Akinbade, Osun SSG

Terrorism, Nigeria and wrangling of NSA, SSS, NIA

Moin-moin with jollof rice

Amodu 3, Nooij 0: Please leave our coach alone

Warren keeps mum over Khan split

Massa happy with ‘perfect’ test

We wanted to meet and beat Cameroun – Echiejile

Foods that affect your shape

Haiti and life’s contingency

Jos crisis:...May cost Jang second term

I left ExxonMobil as HR manager in order to fulfil my personal dream – Mo Abudu

Taiwo Ayoku holds forth

Where is Biola Okoya?

Nigerian women appreciate traditional jewellery no matter where they are based – Bimbo Balogun

Playing the religious card in Anambra politics

Obasanjo’s tale by moonlight

I support OBJ – Kukah

Haitians get privacy, finally, to rest and mourn

Yar’Adua: Don’t trivialise handover issue – South-South senators

How getting organised can open financial doors in 2010

Financial stability board welcomes Obama bank plan

Igba Otun: Movie stars rebrand in new Yoruba soap

Forest preservation and the environment

With updated Hubble Telescope, reaching further back in time

Why YABATECH has not transformed to varsity – Rector

I always knew I would end up in music in spite of my medical science degree – Lady Judith

Jos: Time for home truth!

Practical ways to deal with your in-laws

Save us from Pharaoh’s bondage – Nigerians cry out in Egyptian prisons

Twins provide clues to lupus

Why hepatitis B is dangerous, by experts

Not Ladan Bosso again

Ikuforiji went too far

Jos crisis is internal terrorism-Enugu Anglican Bishop

France seeks to prosecute Angola rebel

Malaria accounts for 30 percent child mortality in Nigeria-Paediatric Association

Nigerian striker, Brown Ideye signs For Sochaux

My father wanted me to become an Islamic scholar –Wahab Shittu, human rights activist and lawyer

Ivorian court orders waste payout to victim group

Halilhodzic urges African football federations to trust coaches more

British actress, Jean Simmons dies at 80

Jos crisis: Emergency groups recover more bodies from wells and sewage pits

Nigerian music artistes are singing trash and smiling to the banks –Alariwo of Africa

Include sex on your agenda

Friday, January 22, 2010

ISL, Doregos win b’ball tourney

NFF mourns late Yabilsu

NPL election will be free – Anyansi

Taiwo focused on Marseille

Celebrate what? Oh God, help Nigeria

Presidency has not sacked Amodu –Adamu

CAF warns Supporters Club over night journey

Eagles warn PTF to stay clear

NFF drops interest in Nooij

Cousin sets sights on 2012

Essien out for six weeks

Edo bye-election: Jonathan reads riot act to police

Nigeria will be under pressure –Zambia coach

Yobo off to France over injury

Windfall for Eagles, technical crew

Beaten Jankovic won’t give up

Police arrest PH trader for alleged robbery

Jos crisis: Army takes over, begins arms mop up

World Bank waves Haiti’s $38m debt

Falconets’ coach talks tough

Clijsters stunned by Petrova

US economy: Leading indicators index rise more than forecast

Nadal romps to victory

SA 2010: Ono targets place in Japan squad

Gambari arrives in Khartoum

22 die in Lagos/Epe road accident

Everyone wants a piece of the banks

Jos crisis: NANS charges FG to punish culprits

‘Why technology adoption is still slow in Nigeria’

Civil societies give Yar’Adua Jan. 31 deadline

India warns of plane hijack threat

Olubamiwo likened to Bruno

Teenager Robson wins again

German stocks decline, Bayer, Siemens shares drop

Timaya’s rising profile

Gold falls to three-week low on bets dollar to extend rally

Obama bank plan wins some backing in Europe

Cilic sets up Potro clash

Gabon coach slams Amodu’s critics

Mammals ‘floated to Madagascar’

Anambra 2010: Union warns okada riders to avoid violence

Obasanjo’s assessment of Yar’Adua’s health is deceitful –CNPP

Fashola promises 30m gallons of water from 15 water works

Fayose asks judge to transfer money laundering suit to Ekiti

Ensure Yar’Adua hands over to Jonathan – Femi Okunnu urges past heads of state in open letter

Jos crisis: Sultan, Onaiyekan urge reconciliation

Satellite images help insure Kenya cattle

Wolves pardon Vanzenkin

I watched as soldiers opened fire on five youths, four died instantly- Michael Atsi Izang

Toyota recalls 2.3 million cars

Legg Mason falls after bond outflows accelerate

New rapper on the scene

Recipe for Samosa

Don’t compare me with Gani, we are two different people –Festus Keyamo

Roddick to meet Gonzalez

Murray passes Serra test

Zizi Cardow plans big for 10th anniversary

Why can’t Yar’Adua make Jonathan Acting President since he preaches rule of law? – Senator Sylveste

Why I appear near naked in movies –Uche Ogbodo

Diets for pregnancy

Celebrity Takes 2: Yemi Blaq beats all, emerges winner

Genevieve in hot romance with Ghanaian actor

A Deejay’s little secret

Pickens says US Natural Gas bill to pass by May

Before you open a restaurant

Jos mayhem: Owner of controversial house, residents recall genesis of trouble

Heartland player drags club to FIFA

‘Noisy sex’ woman spared prison

Tension in Bayelsa as NULGE election is scuttled

…Sagay, Osipitan, Falana, others react

Kwara seeks FG’s assistance over disasters

Court bars SSS from arresting Peace Corps members

Jos, insanity and the rest of us

Imo govt woos France

China condemns ‘groundless’ US criticism of web control

Victims of religious riots lament ordeals, seek help from government

I can’t marry a white woman -Obasi

Covenant University contractors tackle Bishop Oyedepo’s brother, allege breach of contract

Court orders cabinet to make Yar’Adua’s health status public within 14 days

Index drops as blue chips record significant losses

Mistakes to avoid in budgeting

Samsung to invest C$7bn in Ontario power plants

Lovesick Nollywood actress

Glo unveils G-BAM TV show

Femi Jacobs aims to change face of gospel music in Nigeria

How to burn excess fat

I am single, available, and searching – Yinka Davies, singer

My goal is to unravel the mysteries that surround success in life – Olusoji Abiodun

Anambra governorship: Women will get 40% of appointments in my govt – Ekwunife

A designer’s knack for creativity

Henin reaches milestone in win

Yar’Adua: Obasanjo is deceitful, says CNPP

Kwara PDP reaffirms embargo on political activities

Kwara Police arrest 3 for alleged murder

Gordon Brown to face Iraq Inquiry before election

PTF miss Eagles match with Mozambique

NBA carpets NASS for not invoking constitution against Yar’Adua

Pressure is on Nigeria, says Zambia coach

AbdulMutallab: Britain fears terror attack, reviews ‘no fly list‘

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Old Boys set to restore lost glory at 50

Hershey drops plan to make offer for Cadbury

Cult members invade schools, threaten principals over WASSCE/NECO

Tighter visa rules worry private schools in search of foreign pupils

Group unfolds scheme to boost tourism

ANLCA raises the alarm over port congestion

Anambra signs contract for Internet connectivity in schools

Governor woos N’ Assembly on free education for girl-child

Panasonic eyes $1bn revenue from India

Cadbury deal: Bondholders say Buffett wrong

Don’t shift reading till exams period, don advises pupils

Ogun reiterates commitment to pay TSS in January

TV delays child’s development – Research

England‘s schools are becoming more ethnically diverse –study

Italy probes adulterated cheese production

Sub-Saharan Africa’s economy may expand by 3.8%

Rite Foods unveils new product

Kwara signs MoU on education

Returning mission schools is anti-people –Adegbite

Uganda backs Eni’s deal for Heritage assets

N100bn textile fund: Initial disbursements raises hopes for sector revival

Elumelu, others know fate on March 4

Corruption thrives more in corridors of power — EFCC

AbdulMutallab: Experts urge FG to close existing security gaps at airports

Jos crisis: Ekiti, Delta, Abia evacuate indigenes

Neglect bane of power sector – NERC

FG to generate $10bn from non-oil exports in 2010

Yar’Adua’s absence threat to foreign investment – NACCIMA

Uyo Constituency: Appellant is playing games — S’ Court

Up to 10% of Iraqis disabled by war

Adoption of new farming method, antidote to food insecurity

Thousands protest at Lagos rally, demand Jonathan’s inauguration

Rescue teams pull back as Haiti aid flows in

Malawi president to wed ex-tourism minister

NYSC gives N36m loan to beneficiaries

Yemen stops airport visas to hamper militants

Vacuum: Lawmaker wants Jonathan, FEC to take stand

Police arrest Bosnian Serb war crimes

HHWA enters year 5

US Democrats scramble for new healthcare approach

EU refuses US request for airport body scanners

Opposition demands benefits of South-South economic summit

NDLEA nabs man with 919g of cocaine

Ondo to construct public schools for 18, 000 pupils

Unhealthy relationship between Oyo govt, NUT threatens pupils

Stay execution on freezing order, Ibru tells judge

Yar’Adua: CJ fixes Jan 29 for judgment in NBA’s suit

Fake soldier arrested in Lagos

Bandits injure three policemen

Ironic moves of media amazons

The platpus is cute but far from harmless

Children don‘t have strokes? Just ask Jared (II)

“Catching up...”

Long time no see...

Ojetokun’s an excellent director – Ugboma

Fashion: It’s between Adire and Ankara

Nigerian president half dead

Gate seeks action on Afghan Taliban

Kenya in fresh bid to deport radical Jamaican cleric

Marriage break-up: 9ice, Toni Payne get busy

‘Pasuma Palace’ ready at last

Ezeife, others march for free Feb 6 poll in Anambra

N’Delta militants, youth leaders meet on Friday

Senators meet with Yayale, may take final decision next Tuesday

Reps name six-man delegation to visit Saudi Arabia

Activism: When strange bed fellows meet to save the nation

Catholic bishops want explanation on Yar’Adua’s whereabouts

CAF warns supporters club

$1m world record bonus for Dubai Marathon

BSkyB told to cut ITV stake by court

China economy sees strong growth

Hassan set to break international caps record

Woods must answer critics – Ogilvy

Emenogu to fight for the OPBF title

UBA, Skye start new CEO search

Financial jobs outlook seen rosier in 2010

UN asks FG to probe cause of mayhem

Why we want Lagos govt to reduce taxes

How Yar’Adua emerged President

AC chieftain charges party members on 2011

Atiku takes FG, Jang to task

AIG asked to withhold data on bailout payment to banks

Insurance industry premium income rises by 49%

US-based Nigerian brings home CEO Space

Zambia to face Eagles in quarterfinals

Angola 2010: Omokaro tips Eagles for final

Africa can win the World Cup – Taiwo

Parallel EXCO: Ogun PDP sacks Onabiyi, four others for anti-party activities

Venus happy to keep homework to a minimum

CRFFN to register freight forwarders

‘Risk-based checks on banks’ll increase internal control’

GM to close Belgian Opel plant this year

Crisis, symptomatic of failure of Nigerian state — NBA

Obasanjo and the ‘orphan’ in Jeddah

Gowon, Dariye, Tapgun condemn mayhem

Jonathan directs soldiers to take over security in Jos

Oil little changed ahead of report that US supply rose

Caucuses may cause crack in Lagos AC

Mozambique laments missed chances

CBN commends banks for recording zero fraud in 2009

Don tasks FG, industrialists over non-utilisation of research findings

Federer storms into third round

Yobo finally ruled out

Delisting: Afprint shareholders to get N1.50 per share

Tenure: Stakeholders back CBN, call for more measures

We are missing Yobo – Yussuf

Osun tribunal: Oyinlola’s witnesses’ names not on voter register

Brooklyn Home prices decline for ninth quarter

We are in women’s century – Winnie Mandela

Reps reject FOI bill again

Fish out perpetrators — Sultan, Onaiyekan

Jos crisis: FG worries about spread as security chiefs brief Jonathan

Resign on health grounds, Obasanjo tells Yar’Adua

Reps’ Saudi trip is absolute nonsense – Adebanjo

Obama to propose new rules on banks’ size, trading

Before we become a failed state

Nigeria’s unenviable status

Plateau: The war this time

Djokovic moves up

CBN to review microfinance policy

Cutting bankers down to size

Revisiting the banking sector reforms

Obajana Cement, Standard Chartered Bank sign $350m term loan deal

Serena gets royal approval

Re: LASTMA officials or thugs?

Power: Policy inconsistencies derailed 6,000MW target –VP

ASI dips by 0.57% on blue chip losses

Investing in children’s education with ease

Nigerian- born Aogo gets Germany team call up

Uyo Federal Constituency: We Know That Appellant Is Playing Games--Supreme Court

Catholic bishops seek prosecution of perpetrators

FG unveils blueprint for solid minerals development

Yar’Adua: Reps name six-man delegation to visit Saudi Arabia

Government relaxes curfew as calm returns to Jos

AU to offer new Madagascar compromise

Sudan extends deadline for election nominations

Maradona plays down Argentina’s chances in 2010 World Cup

Death sentences will threaten peace talks-Darfur rebels

Give Amodu more time to develop Eagles, says Kaita

Crime rate falls by 8% in UK

Abdulmutallab: Judge bars lawyers from disclosing evidence

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Former commissioner, 1,000 others dump PDP for LP in Ondo

Court freezes Ibru’s N399bn funds

2011: Fashola gives recipe for free, fair elections

Wema Bank posts N20.45bn loss in 2009

PDP, Soludo are my greatest headaches – Andy Uba

Buffett opposes Obama bank fee

Police kill six robbery suspects in Ajah

Alleged fraud: EFCC arraigns five suspects

Why CBN fixed maximum 10-year tenure for CEOs

Bank PHB boss demands support to surmount challenges

Edo rerun: AC cries foul on withdrawal of JTF

Medical personnel and lost compassion

Insurance stocks drive volume in bullish trading

Different strokes for different Woods

More babies may bear Goodluck

Credit bureau critical to banking reform –Sanusi

Market capitalisation rises by N72bn in three days

Family petitions DIG over extra-judicial killing

Nigerians in US hold protest rally on Friday

Fear grips residents as ‘strange men’ invade Ikeja GRA

Corruption: Probe Oyo LGs — Adesina

Essien to know fate on Friday

No regrets over Tevez exit – Giggs

Soji Adegbesan is dead

Nigeria risks imminent collapse, NBA warns

NTTF to start 2010 with U-16 meet

Haitian football hit by earthquake tragedy

Murray notches impressive win

Peter to fight Aguilera in IBF eliminator

Osun partners FG on cocoa production

Health survey scores Nigeria low

Apple talk with microsoft over iPhone search

Ekiti rerun: Oni admits irregularities in Ido-Osi result

Assault on doctor: Ogun health workers shelve strike

Paris Club says others must cancel Haiti debt

Anambra, Galaxy Backbone sign Internet deal

Cults threaten principals over WASCE/NECO

Nations Cup: HFN drops three foreign-based players

Del Potro edges Blake in five-set thriller

Daniel inaugurates WAFU Nations Cup LOC

Henin, Clijsters power on

Anyim, Mantu, others call for constitutional amendment

Lagosians urge govt to provide affordable houses

NIPOST seals deal with Globacom, Equitel

Yen, dollar rise, stocks fall as China curbs bank lending

NLC, varsity teacher berate govts

We stand by court decision on Jonathan —Bankole

Niger Delta: ‘10 per cent equity share will not be paid through states‘ – Minister

Ajibola, Adegbite proffer solutions to Jos crisis

Councillors suspend LG boss in Sapele

B‘Faso coach rues missed chances

Egypt makes history

Stocks fall on bank earnings, China

Ajumogobia directs oil companies to patronise Falck Prime Atlantic training centre

Funds of hedge funds trail market

Tom Tom rewards Eagles with $15,000

‘Tunisia will be tough’

Ministers rush to FEC meeting to avoid VP’s wrath

Foreign coach unnecessary

Swine flu: FG approves importation of vaccine

Lagos completes design of N170bn rail project

Mega party emerges Jan 30

Adeboye hinges economic recovery on spiritual rebirth

FEC adopts draft National Tax Policy

Where‘s the ‘Chief Coach’?

NFF stinks

Senate rejects call for state of emergency

Jos crisis: US, Human Rights Watch

Yobo worried

Wells Fargo reports profit on mortgage banking

Zambia goes for broke against Gabon

NIPCO expresses interest to build 100,000bpd refinery

Lukman, Ajumogobia locked in supremacy battle as fuel scarcity bites hard

LPG operators lament as FG increases tariff by 15%

Pepsi delights fans at viewing centre

BoFA posts loss after bailout fund repayment

I’m not scared of Cameroun – Amodu

Managing a successful law firm

AbdulMutallab: US intelligence chiefs admit failure in botched terror attack

Jos: Residents flee as violence spreads to other towns

Using kitchen spoons for drugs can cause dosing errors

Coaching is no big deal

Blame NFF

LG boss presents N2bn budget

N120bn fraud: EFCC files amended charge against Obieri, others

‘Kwara girls oldest to have first sexual experience’

64 million more people to live in extreme poverty –World Bank

NSCDC nabs human trafficker, rescues five victims

Yar’Adua’s interview raises dust again

Residents groan as bulldozers raze eateries

FG pays N300bn subsidy to marketers

Idris visits Okene fire victims

I didn’t investigate Awosika’s death — Policeman

Ruling houses: Court dismisses Onikoyi‘s suit

Why Amodu loves Ayegbeni

Stem cells likely to help genetic disorders first

Restless legs linked to erectile dysfunction

Israel deports US journalist

Govs, N’Assembly working against VP – N’Delta elders

Climate Change: Poll wants governments to step up efforts

Reform sports sector now

Salvaging a beleaguered party

National Assembly and state of the nation

People Deceiving People

Super Eagles hit quarterfinals

Kraft’s Cadbury takeover a bad deal – Buffet

Eto’o targets victory over Tunisia

Anambra: INEC’s monitoring board and the new experiment

Lukman, Barkindo laud Fashola for aiding efficient fuel distribution

Gas Master Plan: Core investors fault entry of new players

Calm returns to Jos as violence spread to other towns

Ekiti tribunal: Security beefed up as Oni enters witness box

Martins set to start against Mozambique

Democrat loses Kennedy‘s seat in Senate

Sudan sentences two to death over Darfur rebel raid

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Appeal court to rule on case against Soludo

Plateau mayhem is evidence of declining Nigerian state – Sagay, others

Anambra: INEC dismisses eight officials, redeploys others

New strike vote for British Airways cabin crew

Emirates connects Lagos to Jakarta via Dubai

Global tourism to grow 3-4 % in 2010 – UN

Swine Flu: Lagos says no vaccine, as eight test positive

Zamfara orders Proton cars for civil servants

GM seeks bailout for auto industry

Eagles play like amateurs – Agboola

NIS deports 600 illegal immigrants in A’Ibom

Lawyer faults court’s ruling on VP

Yar’Adua should be compelled to return home – Esko Toyo

Senator slams Court judgment on Yar ‘Adua, Jonathan

Mali protests over Angola, Algeria draw

Nigerian Eagle to support Haiti

Trucks still making nation’s highways deadly

Vision 2020: FG inaugurates monitoring committee

Benin coach eyes victory

Power outage cripples PHCN operations in Osun

Group faults Bankole’s decision on FOI bill

Anambra poll: Police demand bullet-proof vests

Generator fumes kill hotelier, two others in Ota

Eagles vs Mambas: Advantage Nigeria!

CFN boosts food production with N7.3bn organic fertiliser

Airline premium ticket demand still sputtering

Boeing to invest $100m in India maintenance unit

FG to reduce dependence on gas power plants

Naira gains at inter-bank as inflation falls to 12%

Saadane, Kali slam Eagles

Nine roasted in Okene, Ilorin infernos

Amaechi, Orji trade blames over crime rate in border communities

Speculations in Minna over IBB

Mimiko awards N8.8bn road contracts for Akure, Ondo townships

Angola now ready for the title – Jose

House of Reps endorse mass sacking

Deregulation: NLC accuses Lukman of blackmail

America’s terror list

Dana begins flights to Uyo

Indigestion: Causes and symptoms

Nigerian Customs Service posts new comptroller to MMIA

AbdulMutallab: Nigeria’s Cat One quest not affected – Demuren

Let’s avert possible constitutional crisis

Why bank workers were sacked – Bankers Committee

Emeteole laments Mali’s ouster, praises coach

Uproar over PDP’s comments on DHL boss’ death

Punch Online readers back N2.8trn rescue package for police

Haiti: LSHA gives Fashola go ahead to donate $1m

Don asks court to stop announcement of new UNILAG VC

Ogun PDP faction constitutes parallel exco

Keshi slams Mali officials

Oil Joint Venture stocks to be traded on stock exchange -FG

AbdulMutallab

Plane maker ATR sees signs of recovery

Land Securities to spend $1.1bn on London

Synergy Professionals emerges Gold certified ACCA learning partner in West Africa

10,000 pupils to be de-wormed in 2010

41% of Nigerian under-five children have stunted growth –Don

Tools for making sales forecasts and their dynamism

Virgin Atlantic signs three-year pact with two firms

Arrest in JFK terminal security breach

Thai exports rise most in 17 months as demand grows

German investor confidence may fall for fourth month

European stocks rise to 15-Month High; Cadbury, Burberry gain

Kanu wants support for Eagles

Hewitt ready to push deep

Ido-Osi: Monarch, princes at war over ownership of palace

Mark asks security forces to curb mayhem

Ige’s murder gave me sleepless nights — Ex-AIG

Jonathan holds crucial meeting with N’Assembly, PDP leaders

PDP asks Jang to tackle problem

Ekiti AC blames stolen cows on corruption in govt

NSC and the burden of record keeping

Ghana hits q’finals

What we expect from banks in the first quarter, by stockbrokers

Credit Suisse cuts bonus pool by 5% to pay tax

Bank of Ireland won‘t pay coupons on $1.2bn of notes

US stock futures little changed before Citigroup earnings

Calling Akwa Ibom varsity

Whither Nigerian referees?

Corporate bodies donate traffic stands to FRSC

Peugeot Nigeria inaugurates new Abuja operation outlet

Greek farmers extend roadblocks

Practical ways to handle a promotion

ATM-C appoints new Chairman, MD/CEO

Ogun inaugurates committee on blood transfusion

NAFDAC partners BABUCH on improved quality

Ways to improve your work efficiency

Massachusetts votes to fill Kennedy’s seat

Taking care of asthma in children

Fuel scarcity bites harder as PPPRA admits govt’s failure

Making your organisation an employer of choice

AirFrance to introduce world lightest short-haul seats

New engines for 2010 Hyundai Santa Fe

Imoke and oil wells

PHCN, save Shasha

Hedge funds beat stock indexes

Film institute is part of the debris in Haiti

Cadbury agrees Kraft takeover bid

ECB to help EU applicants strengthen financial supervision

Citigroup posts $7.6bn Q4 loss

Federer, Djokovic win, Soderling out

Amodu banks on Ayila, Etuhu against Mambas

No vacuum in governance – Minister

Violence unacceptable, says Jonathan

Jos grounded as govt declares 24-hour curfew

Man loses N1m to robbers in Abeokuta

Obama in 365 days

‘No reason for any candidate not to sign bond in Anambra poll’

Blame PDP for Nigeria’s retrogression – Rep

Four policemen arraigned for stealing motorcycles

Three suspected kidnappers in police net

Visiting Tarkwa, the small, tranquil beach

Senate suspends debate on Yar’Adua’s health

Reps intervene after Onovo’s, SSS’ briefings

‘Power vacuum responsible for Jos mayhem’

We are ready for Mozambique – Amodu

Williams sisters send chills through rivals

UK inflation surges at record pace in December

Wells Fargo may post profit as economic growth curtails losses

With Figurine, global film market woos young ‘Ade-Love’

Goldman delays bonus decision – Source

N200m damages: Two naval ratings

PDP, Nigerians, and Yar’Adua’s sickness

LASTMA officials or thugs?

For Amodu, the game is up

Cadillac Escalade roars into 2010 with captivating cabin

Building sound corporate governance structures

Japan Airlines files for $25bn bankruptcy

‘Many HR managers assume that employees are after more money’

Guinea junta appoints Dore as prime minister

Rwanda politician prompts row over genocide memorial

US begins airdrops of food, water into Haiti

Trial begins on Modebayo Awosika’s murder

CBN fixes 10-year tenure for bank CEOs

Making a living through book selling

Coroner‘s law: Taking a cue from the dead to save the living

Obama, American dream... one long year after

Yaba psychiatric hospital treated 117,763 in 2009

Genome study provides a census of early humans

Scientists find a shared gene in dogs with compulsive behaviour

Plight of Nigerians in Bakassi

For the coming revolution

2011: We‘ll provide an alternative platform - Kwara AC

Naval ratings sued for assaulting 29 year-old man

Three kidnap suspects arrseted in A’Ibom

Ex-militants accuse amnesty committee of sharp practices

Amodu remains Eagles‘ coach, insists NFF

Police order 24-hour curfew in Jos as crisis escalates

Monday, January 18, 2010

e-Examination: Firm bridges digital divide

UNIPORT embarks on biofuel production

Igbajo poly gets new council

Lecturer proffers solution to food shortage

NANS tasks govts on completion of educational projects in varsities

BELLSTECH matriculates 426 students, inaugurates two colleges

When MDS takes 10 female undergraduates to work

Travails of a fishery college in search of cash

Practitioner wants trado-medicine course in higher institutions

Ghanaian monarch stresses importance of education to African development

Nigerians spend over N137bn to study in UK, US varsities

Akanu Ibiam Airport to be closed for one year

NESREA pledges to ensure cleaner environment

Ogun, Chinese province set up joint business council

FG’s interventions fail to end fuel shortage

PAN bemoans FG’s failure to patronise made-in-Nigeria cars

Implementation of PSC critical to maritime security – Minister

Processing insurance claims with ease

Bulls sustain hold on NSE

Chilean stocks rise after billionaire Pinera wins presidency

Naira appreciates at CBN‘s auction

Oando floats N20bn rights issue

China‘s foreign reserves increase

…appoints more people into MPC

Why fg did not pay 2009 Group Life Insurance premium – HOS

$8.4bn illegal Federation Account deductions’ dispute: States threaten to back out of settlement

Nigeria to continue full passenger screening –NCAA

Dangote Group liquidates $1.27bn loan

CBN set to improve capacity of microfinance banks

Ondo: Judicial workers suspend strike, resume work

N’Delta: Foreign envoys meet ex-militant leaders on amnesty

Saudi vigilant on visa to Nigerians

No leadership vacuum in Nigeria – Belgore

Reps’ crisis worsens as AC caucus backs fresh motion

Pastor arraigned over alleged N2.5m fraud

Fake EFCC official arrested in Abuja

Hit-and-run drivers kill five, injure six in Lagos

‘Cross River recorded 100 fire incidents in 2009’

Ex-militants, Akwa Ibom disagree on amnesty

Ex-commissioner, Rasaki, Akinjide’s daughter jostle for Senate Leader’s seat

Hooliganism:11 people thrown out

Edo rerun: Abbe accuses Oshiomhole of blackmail

Oyo speaker accuses Alao-Akala of starving Assembly of funds

Belgians through, Sharapova out

MTN to inspire Nigerians with Enriched Life Seminar

Ositelu charges FG over row with America

Nadal,Roddick record opening wins

Freezing order: Akingbola loses bid to stop EFCC

I won‘t stay proceedings in your case, judge tells Fayose

Internet safety tips for parents

Rennard absolves keeper of blame

13 die in Ondo road accident

Algeria coach hails tourney

Cameroun patience paid off – Le Guen

Google probing possible inside help on attack

Oni has done well – Deputy Gov

AbdulMutallab: Expert makes case for anti-terrorism squad

Aliyu, Saraki, others mourn ex-Niger governor, Inuwa

Russia should cut abortions to boost population– Minister

Yemen vows to strike al-Qaeda to the end

Smooth joins calls on Yar’Adua to hand over to Jonathan

‘Nigeria’s security concern, gross misrepresentation’

Assets declaration: Aondoakaa joined in Ribadu’s case

KBFN targets world title

German government warns against using Microsoft Explorer

Our plan against Zambia failed – Geremi

Runsewe commends NCC over SIM card registration

Swiss Re gets $1.27bn in Warren Buffett deal

Haiti: LP berates FG

Oil prices rise, UAE welcomes current level

Ondo State, Globacom partner on staff empowerment

Maradona arrives in S’Africa after end of suspension

Motorola plans new smartphones in China this year

Berbatov injury not as bad as Fergie feared

No date yet for deregulation – FG

2011: Gov laments high turnover of legislators

Sambo challenges Nigerians on free, fair elections

Ukraine presidential vote heads for tense run-off

Oxygen canisters kill five in Ukraine

Taliban militants kill five in Kabul

Chavez takes control of foreign supermarket

Communities want FG to revoke East-West Road contract

Dairy farm’s MD, others in trouble over 410 missing cows

Kidnappers free three Britons, Columbian

Yar‘Adua: AC asks PDP to stop insulting Nigerians

Etim slams Eagles

Mali crashes out despite win

Vision 2020: NOTAP harps on human capacity development

Omatek appointed as e-learning implementation partner

Ford, Mazda deny plan to break up China JV

Edo poll: ERN condemns withdrawal of soldiers

‘We’ll provide alternative platform in 2010’

Egypt’s Citadel forms power venture for Sudanese plant

European markets lifted by corporate deal hopes

Yahoo to bring Facebook, Twitter on Yahoo mail

‘Kano is safe, ready for WAUG’

Eto’o backs Lions to reach quarterfinals

Candidates‘ imposition will be disastrous in 2011 – Gana

Senators collect 62 signatures, seek to revisit debate on Yar’Adua’s health

Two Nigerians die of swine flu, cases increase to 11

Man who shot Pope freed from Turkish prison

Court acquits Austrian of kidnap case

Supreme Court hears Suu Kyi appeal

Why crimes increase in Anambra —NBA

Jos crisis: NYSC threatens to withdraw corps members

Anambra: Coalition petitions UN on alleged bloating of voters‘ register

UI to hold lecture, announces endowment

Lagos AC tasks Onovo on Komolafe‘s murder

Essien ruled out of Nations Cup

Egypt to rest top stars against Benin

TV: ITU moves 3D technology into focus

Chinese online revenue up 30% in 2009

Toyota to double hybrid output in 2011 – Report

Japan Airlines bankruptcy filing expected Tuesday

LASG, fix Ago Palace road

Top human resources trends of the decade

LG partners LASMI, MFB on residents’ empowerment

Guinean leader breaks silence in exile

Somali pirates free Greek tanker after ransom

Democracy: In the throes of defection

Pinera wins Chile presidential election

Four Chinese held in Congo for ivory trade

Mauritania bans female genital mutilation

The battle of the titans in Oyo PDP

Firm donates N4m van to council

How to win the war for talent

CBN, what about microfinance banks?

CJN: Much ado about an oath

Haiti’s gutters of blood

Union sets new strike vote against British Airways

Global recovery stronger than expected – IMF Chief

Cybercriminals revive old scams to target smartphones

Cybercrime: Senate sets agenda on security measures

NFF makes U-turn, dumps Amodu

Zidan apologises

‘Inconsistencies in FG’s policies bad for river basins, water projects’

‘Stay off party in Rivers’ AC’

‘Exercise your voting rights in Anambra’

Save Nigeria from crisis, Tinubu tells Yar’Adua

Coming to America: A personal experience (2)

Five vehicles vandalised as police escort Amosu to safety

Haiti: Death toll may be 200,000 – US

Arms dealer in dock for tax evasion, bribery

Air passenger arrested in UK after Twitter joke about bombing airport

No date yet for deregulation - Lukman

Man who shot Pope John Paul II freed from Turkish jail after 28 years

Guinea leader breaks exile silence

Man arrested in JFK airport security breach

Militants attack Afghan capital, Kabul

Kenya police arrest Muslim activist after riots

Emenalo wants a scouting department for Eagles

Sunday, January 17, 2010

It’s waste of money

They won’t say what they see

Two institutions in possession of Gani’s will –Widow

NBC stops Bakare’s live broadcast

Our culture allows it

Attention, Karu LG

It’s for selfish reasons

‘Litigations threaten legislative functions in Ogun’

Are they medical experts?

Implications of Yar’Adua’s absence

President’s absence hasn’t created constitutional crisis

Akinola, Bada warn against violent revolution

Super Eagles needs technical adviser

Don’t insult Nigerians further

Global woes could slow Boeing plane production

Nigeria, Brazil forge alliance on PPP

Oyo AC laments mass failure in wassce, neco

FG registers seven mineral buying centres

Oshiomhole threatens to jail Anenih, Osunbor

US airlines set to post quarterly losses

Not what we need now

It’ll help us know Yar’Adua’s state

Why we are still on strike in C’River —JUSUN

HP, Microsoft to invest $250m in new venture

FG convenes stakeholders’ meeting on climate change

Earthquake: Senate commiserates with Haiti

Eagles win Tom Tom’s $1,000

Nigerian community hits Lubango

Yar’Adua should resign’

Ogun PDP senatorial aspirant threatens court action over N.5m application fee

Outcome is predictable

Let NMA do it

Telecoms: Senate may ban promos for causing congestion

Wall Street sets bar higher for IBM

Hand over to Jonathan, Wabara tells Yar’Adua

FG to spend N1.05bn on ex-militants’ counsellors

Kraft must raise Cadbury offer by 10%, survey shows

Kodak sues Apple, RIM over iPhone, Blackberry

FAAN generates N400m from port charges

Oil marketing companies, manufacturing stocks lead the bulls

It’s wrong

They should not go

40 wounded in Osun rerun election countdown

Ex-militant, police trade blame over breach of rights

Lawal warns Eagles about Mambas threat

2010 tickets: Zeep Travels partners with FIFA

Salaries: Kogi workers call for divine intervention

NIA to work with Oyo on urban renewal

Ogun, CMB sign MoU on Ibara GRA redevelopment

Why we acquired 80% stake in Enugu Coalcity WiFi project – Zinox

Indian hemp: NDLEA arrests 114 in Niger

Sovereign Trust Insurance to boost services

Law Union enhances claims’ settlement procedure

Ackman buys two per cent Kraft stake, urges cash for Cadbury

We look forward to exciting challenges in 2010 – MTN CEO

Ondo commences work on N1.5bn The Dome events centre

US texting raises $11m for Haiti

REDAN to begin construction of 400,000 housing units in February

Oni plans six sub-stations to boost electricity in Ekiti

Togo attack, fumbling Eagles and the Nations Cup

Angola set for Algeria clash

26-year-old arraigned for sale of fake recharge cards

Legitimising culture of internal democracy

Remembrance Day: Ex-soldiers decry non-payment of over five years’ benefits

‘Opposition wants to divide Presidency’

Oshiomhole raises the alarm on plans to destabilise Edo

Fayose defects to Labour Party

250 touts, others apprehended in airports

Let them use their own funds

Unnecessary

Inter-bank rates dip on fresh cash inflow

Senate to fast track passage of Nigerian Content Bill

JP Morgan Chase reports $3.3bn profits

Regulators urged to increase surveillance on firms‘ activities

UBA makes first Southern African market entry in Zambia

20 feared killed in fresh Jos violence, Jang declares curfew

Chileans vote for new president

Presidential poll: Ukraine determined to punish Orange leaders

Money market instrument as viable investment option

Rescued Banks: EFCC seizes Ibru’s 103 properties

Banking sector reforms must reach logical conclusion – Onasanya

Firm designs new revenue

UK hopes to profit from bank rescue

We ’re ready to acquire other banks – First Bank GMD

National Assembly plans to expand 2010 budget spending

OTC market records 300% increase in turnover

Before lawmakers embark on jamboree to Saudi

It’s a shameful jamboree

1,488 robbery suspects arrested in Lagos

Yar’Adua: In and out of life support

Terror list: SAN advises FG to seek redress at ICJ

Romance with PDP: Atiku committed political blunder — Akande

Essien suffers fresh injury

Martins ready for Mozambique

A weak state‘s response to Yar‘Adua‘s AWOL

Unanswered questions about Nigeria

State budgets and development

2009 budget records 73% performance

Senator urges FG to dualise Akure-Ondo-Ore road

Kenya plans open-ended green energy fund

IPTTOs have potential to drive Nigeria’s economic development – NOTAP DG

Revocation threat triggers massive construction activities in Lekki

Anambra: APGA wants INEC held responsible for hijacked electoral materials

Nigerian firms missing out on gains of IT outsourcing

Analysts predict more speculative activities in market

Rescuers find Haiti quake survivors amid rising toll

Sudan presidential candidate promises Darfur deal

‘Gani was a legal colossus’

Industry targets increased contribution to GDP

Ridding insurance industry of fake marine, motor certificates

VC accuses detractors of instigating violence at UNN

Senate committee condemns rearing babies in prisons

AbdulMutallab: ‘Nigeria needs anti-terrorism advisory committee, squad’

Senate to fast-track passage of Nigerian Content Bill

Fashola affirms 73% performance of 2009 budget

Lawyer asks court to hold Yar’Adua’s telephone call to BBC as a notice to the National Assembly

Jos boils again, 20 killed

26-year-old arraigned over sale of fake recharge cards

Bayelsa seeks retired military officers’ help on security

Post amnesty: Former militant leader raises the alarm for breach of rights by police

Customs seizes 16 lorry-loads of contrabands in A’Ibom

Ogun Senatorial aspirant threatens court action over N.5m application fee

Extent of damage in Haiti now clear

Spain sees sharp drop in migrants from Africa

Google denies leaving China, seeks negotiations

Somali pirates feud over Greek-flagged oil tanker

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Kick out Amodu – now

Beyond the leprous court ruling

State of the nation and Yar’Adua’s BBC interview

European car sales move up

Societe Generale ordered to stop derivatives trading in India

Baghdatis beats Gasquet in Sydney final

Lawyer sues Kenny Martins, others for N300m

The chickens have come home to roost

UK rules out US-style of bank tax

Prostitute fined $820,000 for unpaid tax

Hong Kong accepts $8.6bn China rail budget

Scammer sends $4,000 check to police in Washington

Angola 2010: Death, shocks, World Cup flops

Yar’Adua’s absence: Soyinka’s call for civil disobedience gathers support

Ogun partners varsity, private firm on fertiliser production

Federer predicts Woods return

Softly, softly, Speaker Adeyemi Ikuforiji

The terrorist state called Nigeria

Rampaging students destroy UNN VC lodge, cars over hike in fees

Hot-shot Klose hits World Cup form

AbdulMutallab: Cleric faults Nigeria’s tactics over US listing

Drastic measures needed to reposition FAAN – Banigo

FAAN urges stakeholders to comply with security regulations

Men’s draw: Federer still man to beat

VP denies taking directive from Turai

Dog leads owner to elderly, unconscious Minn. man

Country’s only hippo escapes zoo during floods

My experience publishing my new novel abroad – Ebi Akpeti, author of Growing Pains

EDUMARK partners Chams schools exhibition

Man offers apologetic robbery note, waits for cops

New leader has Facebook problems

Anambra poll: I’ll trounce Obi, Soludo, Ngige, others – Anyadike

Amnesty under threat as militants plan protest rally in Abuja

McEnroe gives his verdict

Pest control: FG, states to sign MOU on N760m trans-boundary project

US Stocks decline, pulling S&P 500 down

Enugu NOA director queried over fund misappropriation

Four persons, four churches, four deaths

Oyo schools meet excites Falilat

PTA, Commissioner quarrel over 10-year education plan

Abdominal surgery risk may rise with age

OK, you have made your point

Study debunks notion of ‘healthy obese’ man

I now agree with CBN governor Sanusi

Pastor Bakare and prophetic inconsistencies

Community at war over activities of ex-militants

Two genes work in Tandem to spur deadliest brain cancer

Show Dem Camp debuts

Lessons from a cat

Calorie counts of fast food and frozen meals aren’t always accurate

Police arrest undergraduate robber, 2 others

Eguavoen hails Shittu

32 lives lost to okada accidents in Niger in 2009

Cadbury investors want Kraft to increase bid

Globacom, MTN, 11 others pay to partake in NITEL privatisation

NBA sends $1m to Haiti

I joined the army during the Civil War without telling my wife and mother – Owa of Igbajo

Reps’ visit to Yar’Adua, a jamboree

It’s not right to debate Yar’Adua’s health now –Gogwim

NYC’s ‘skinniest’ house sells for $2.1m

Bomb donated to Kodiak museum goes out with a bang

Rich nation, poor leadership, struggling people

Stop imposing levies on us – Proprietor

… CMO registration on course – NCC

CADI scheme: Researcher advocates return of hygiene

Old students donate N60m facilities as IMCOSA clocks 60

Six steps to suppressing an angry spouse

Copyright licence: ‘NCC should not keep us in the dark’

The politics of terrorist watch list

Waste heaps return to haunt Lagos residents

Mrs. Robinson inspires Internet chart push

$500 tip leads police to $66m in fake bills

Yar’Adua’s ailment and intrigues that shaped Reps’ debate

Jonathan talks tough

There wasn’t genuine reason NTA stopped Village Headmaster – Dejumo Lewis

Algeria press turns back on national team

How to cut down cost of fuel consumption

Obama defends plan to tax financial institutions

Asiodu blames collapse of civil service on 1975 purge

Lucky Eagles escape with slim win over Benin

Nigeria suffering from innovation deficit – Adeoti

Airport project: A’Ibom, community disagree on land acquisition

Yar’Adua and dilemma of a gatekeeper

For FDR sleuths, new focus on an odd spot

We support rural women with grants – Iyk-Okafor, president, PHWAY

I was really afraid to get married – Stella Monye

The ‘revolution’ debate begins

I get more satisfaction from fans’ comments than my Hip Hop Awards plaque – Etcetera

Self-confidence: Moving from insecurity to empowerment

Alzheimer’s may stave off cancer, and vice versa

TRACEs of extortion at Ogere toll gate

Nigerians in UK protest against bad governance, demand the truth on Yar‘dua‘s condition

I will score against Super Eagles- Benin Republic striker, Omotoyosi

Kenya to deport Muslim cleric without delay

US releases names of prisoners at Bagram, Afghanistan

‘Three al Qaeda militants captured in Yemen‘

Haiti estimates 140,000 dead, violence breaks out

France to investigate FLEC leader after Togo attack

Martins returns to Super Eagles camp

Yar’Adua’s absence: Soyinka calls for massive campaigns

Friday, January 15, 2010

Eagles too slow – Emenalo

Torres demands squad reinforcements

Murray handed tough Australian Open draw

Ohuruogo backs London youngsters

Martins delays Nations Cup return

My players can beat Benin – Amodu

Mark charges Eagles to beat Squirrels

Haiti quake aid effort hampered by blockages

Elephants beat Ghana 3-1

You too can become a celebrity

FADAN celebrates successful year

Yar’Adua’s BBC interview and other wonders

Dementieva conquers Serena in Sydney

Nigerian designer makes waves in Tokyo

Learn to inspire others with your deeds

How to secure the opportunities the new year offers

Early signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer

Omotola, others to speak at pre-Future Awards event

Ini Edo, Tonto Dike get roles in new movie for a pittance

Things fall apart for Kel and Capitol Hill Records

Celebrity Takes 2: Stella Damasus, Yemi Blaq for final

France defends auto aid against EU suspicions

‘Standard Bank to acquire more Nigerian banks’

Norway combined oil, gas output to dip

Oil prices slide under $78

Ogun police to re-open firearms case against lawmaker’s aide

Condoms distributed in Benguela

N26bn withdrawal: Court grants bail to Akingbola’s associates

Amodu chides Nigerian journalists

Don’t toy with 2011 elections, cleric charges INEC, politicians

M&B‘s shareholder claim rejected by Takeover Panel

Obama tax may cost JPMorgan, Bank of America $1.5bn each

FG to partner NSE on infrastructure development

Why Mike Ezuronye is angry with ex-PA

NBA flays harassment of the opposition in Delta State

Opel names Nick Reilly as new CEO

‘Crisis tax’ threatens recovery for Europe banks

‘My greatest headache is how to send my 100 trucks on a three-day trip without spending two weeks’

Osun: Last word not heard on rerun elections

Mbola enters record books

Stop fomenting crises in Anambra -Umeh

I hope to score against Nigeria – Omotoyossi

Crisis rocks House of Reps over Yar’Adua debate

Idah denies reports of Amodu’s ultimatum

AC demands justice on death of DHL boss

Zambian coach unhappy with draw

Only Governor can be PDP leader in Bayelsa– Tabai

Asa’s new year present to fans

Why I wedded secretly after years of delay and crashed affairs – Obi Asika, Chairman, Storm 360

‘The policemen who killed my wife and shot my eight-month-old baby must reap what they sowed’

I took to shopping business after ASUU strike aborted my dream to become a medical doctor –Temitope

Why Apple and Google can‘t be friends

Mayor Boris: ‘Bankers are fleeing London’

Court ruling on Jonathan splits PDP

Tribute to Teddy Pendergrass

9ice silent over crashed marriage

Customer accuses UBA of deducting N39m from account

Chavez‘s Anti-Dollar Currency to Debut at $1.25, Nacional Says

Survival strategies during fuel crisis

I still can’t understand why organisers of West Africa Idols reneged on their promise – Timi Dakolo

Nigerian Breweries to pay N1.50 dividend

Desperate job seekers swindled by ex-Customs officer, lose thousands

I love peppersoup, taking it is like a hobby – Helen Paul, popular radio/TV presenter

I made no plans for retirement, I was sure my bank would take care of me – Samuel Owopetu

Tee Mac’s big plans for the entertainment industry

Lesson 16: Investing wisely in 2010 (6)

‘Please do not touch the wall’

Stalemate – going nowhere in a hurry

Combating terrorism in the aviation sector (3)

Resolution that can change your sex life

My father treated my mum‘s other children with kid gloves and raised me with an iron hand –Ilaka

Two months after promotion as Lagos Chief Counsel, overspeeding police van kills senior lawyer

Anambra governorship: INEC must issue authentic voters’ cards – Nwosu

Egypt players contract flu

Electoral reform mustn’t fail, warns Oshiomhole

Angola 2010: End of the road for Amodu?

Fashion meets culture in Benue

Tomatoes: Fruit of the moment

How to maximise the benefits of spinach

Abuja court ruling: Jonathan contacts Turai for directives

Kodak sues Apple and RIM over iPhone and Blackberry

Berlusconi’s bribery trial resumes

Hiddink may replace embattled Benitez at Liverpool

Nigerian doctor who killed his patient in Britain snubs inquest

China appoints ex-soldier as Tibet governor

IEA predicts greater oil demand in 2010

Obama outlines $117bn bank levy

Amodu drops Taiwo, Nwaneri

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Jonathan can be President – PDP

We must avoid coup, civil society groups, others warn

Ruling: Ogbulafor, Aondoakaa meet Jonathan

SANs: shortlisted candidates for screening on Monday

A nation in sorrow, tears and blood

AbdulMutallab: ‘US intelligence got hint of attack in October’

‘Yar’Adua’s absence causing confusion’

Couples: Lagos to sanction marriage registrars for collecting gifts

Yar’Adua’ll be discharged very soon –Envoy

Rowdy session as Reps debate motion on AbdulMutallab

Tension in Ilesa over death of DHL boss

Oyo Assembly suspends three LG chairmen over alleged graft

Retailers in Spain slash price as inflation drops

ITF defends World Cup idea

Guinness encourages Eagles

Hershey authorises Cadbury’s bid preparation

Global confidence rises on signs of business recovery

Adebayor not ready for City return

Buffon ready for quick comeback

FG seeks trade cooperation with India

We are committed to investing in Nigeria – Mouka

Tiger House wins Command School sports meet

Newcastle targets Shittu deal

International wine and grape community holds symposium

Kenya tea production to rise by 60%

Lateef pleads for basketball players

Algeria back in business with Mali defeat

Expert urges adoption of national language

TEMPO to drive tourist traffic to C’River

Ekiti rerun: Result of Oni’s victory not signed — Gov’s aide

Dubai’s Gulf Navigation seeks to buy more ships

Islamic scholar urges standardisation of public schools

Injury-ravaged Ghana banks on Essien

I’m not quitting Pompey – Utaka

British Council selects science college for internet connection

Japan’s reliance on exports deepens as machineey orders plunge

Nov/Dec 2009 WASSCE results out

Froch wants world title fight in Copenhagen

Consumer prices rise in Bulgaria

US retail sales rise for third month

Schools must embrace mobile technology

Lagos, DFID collaborate to monitor schools

German inflation rises to eight-month high

India overtakes China as biggest palm oil consumer

Maradona’s earring sold in Italy

Metu, others for Delhi 2010 camping

Beautification: Govt approves N100m for Ibadan, two other cities

Citizen Funmilayo buried without autopsy

Expert canvasses protection of children against sexual assault

Senate lists electoral reform, constitution review as major challenges

NBF to select boxers for camping

CFTC to propose new limits on energy speculation

Thailand to expand rubber estates by 6% to meet surge demand

I don’t regret being absent in Angola – Diouf

China property prices accelerate

Uduaghan seeks partnership with private sector

‘Discipline, key to solving exam malpractice’

MBHS group advises pupils on honesty

How to choose the right school for your child – Adeyeye

‘Chrysler sales won’t improve until June’

France earmarks ¤1.2bn for Nigeria, other ECOWAS nations – Envoy

FG pledges to give priority to agric sector

Philippines to import 120,000 tonnes of sugar

US seeks tax on biggest banks

China‘s stocks gain as Air China, Shanghai East-China advance

Dosu backs Eagles

Don’t crucify Amodu yet – Fashanu

Earthquake: Nigeria must learn from Haiti’s experience’

Jos crisis: PDP elders fault creation of Jos North LG

Senate seeks to immortalise Maryam Babangida

Yoruba leaders form Yoruba Legacy Forum

Yar’Adua’s prolonged absence and a contentious verdict

3SC resurgence excites Adepoju

Oliha rates Angola 2010 high

‘Defects in the constitution must be addressed now’

Hallmark Paper to raise N250m through rights issue

Greece unveils debt crisis plan

Mumias sugar rises as Kenyan production increases

Ekiti seeks support of indigenes in Diaspora to boost economy

Insurance firms urged to form pool to underwrite oil and gas

Ethiopia to build new power plant

Religious violence: Don seeks reforms of Quranic school system

Centre challenges teachers on use of instructional materials

FG, fix these roads

Pupils who are smacked ‘go on to be more successful‘ – Study

FG to release N20m for mass literacy

Super Eagles‘ failure

Oil nears $80 as traders eye rising equities

Anambra adopts Bangladeshi microfinance model

OGUNCCIMA plans to grow Nigerian trade through fair

Anambra: Answering the security question

NDLEA arrests India-bound lady with Indian hemp

Czech industrial output falls lowest in 14 months

BPE faults liquidation of public enterprises

CBN denies involvement in ATM upgrade

Torres’ knee operation rocks Reds

Ikpeba, Iloenyosi criticise Eagles

Anambra: Police berate INEC, say ‘emulate Ghana Electoral Commission’

Keke Marwa operators, NURTW poised for showdown

Sokoto to distribute 1,000 vehicles to workers

Ibinabo changes lawyer again, seeks extension of time

Vaswanis: FG wants stay of execution of judgment

Soludo: S’Court strikes out application to set aside ruling

Ondo amends Vision 2020, unfolds 25 year -Development Plan

Lekki revocation: Stakeholders urge Assembly to caution Fashola

FG plans big for 50th anniversary

Yar’Adua: CJ steps down as condemnation trails ruling

When disasters trail lottery winners

Police say slain banker reported threat to life

Yakubu hits back at critics

Serena targets landmark in Melbourne

Blue chip losses drag down major indicators

Foreign banks register with CBN to acquire rescued banks

Host communities, other Nigerians to get 19% of oil assets

Corn drops fourth day on speculation of investors exit

Police rescue abducted three-month-old baby

Rescued banks: Waiting for a rebound

Unity, solution to Nigeria‘s ethno-religious crises –DG, Gowon centre

NACCIMA asks FG to declare state of emergency on roads

Managing your stock portfolio in a recession

Customs seizes N350m worth of contrabands

China gives first response to Google threat

Re: We may severe diplomatic ties with US

Plateau teachers start 2010 with strike

Making money through intellectual contests

Re: Candidate Yar’Adua and his cross

Our votes must count in 2011

Ritual killing: A menace overlooked

Grief, curses as Citizen Funmilayo is buried without autopsy

Yar‘Adua: Chief Judge steps down from hearing Falana‘s suit

‘CBN not involve in ATM upgrade’

Yar’Adua: Court adjourns power vacuum cases

Amodu gets ultimatum, Nooij favoured for Eagles plum job

NAS, FEC; unpatriotic, docile - Akpanika

Abdulmutallab: US may treat terror suspects as enemy combatants

Abdulmutallab: Nigeria to put air marshals on US-bound

Kidnapping: Police rescue three-month old baby in A’Ibom

FG may allow local investors to acquire stake in JVA- presidential aide

Yar’Adua’s absence without official leave

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Empower Jonathan to act –Adegbite

Anambra: Soludo gets N2bn to fund election

Fayose resigns from PDP, asked to return party‘s property

Ekiti rerun: More irregularities unveiled in Ido-Osi results

Repsol sets terms for YPF sale

Africa Oil encouraged by East African resource estimates

Race for Singapore LNG heats up

Power cuts loom in Venezuela

Japan Airlines gets new CEO as bankruptcy looms

Greece’ll not quit eurozone, seek IMF help –PM

US seeks balance in oil, gas drilling

Cameron performs industry first in deep Angolan waters

‘Chevron recorded $56m refining loss’

Wilbur Ross sees slow US auto sales rebound

Starwood Hotels to add 12,000 jobs

HUL chief warns of more global crisis driven by innovation

Eskom may sell 49% of power plant to fund expansion

‘Why Nigeria was listed

Linetrale Gas to make Final Investment Decision on LPG storage facility

‘Poll respondents support calls for handover’

Ekiti: Thugs attack council legislator over xmas bonus

NNPC considers alternative means of conveying crude to refineries

AbdulMutallab: Senate to probe security breach

Solar cannot solve Nigeria’s power problem – Babalola

IBM got highest number of US patents in 2009

Fiat, VW set to combat European car glut

SHV Energy acquires Chevron’s Indian arm

Cadbury defenders step up fight

Experts warn against delay in establishing AMC

UNIDO embarks on survey to generate data on investors

Solving the prolonged fuel scarcity problem

Yar’Adua: Jonathan capable of acting — PDP

Oil slumps on US stocks‘ build

Oyo: Fresh crisis brews between Alao-Alaka, labour unions

Budget: LG boss challenges residents to submit inputs

Invite NTA

Give us live broadcast

Jos crisis: NYSC wants slain corps members immortalised

Marketers give fresh conditions to FG to resume fuel importation

Police arrest MASSOB leader, Uwazuruike

‘LPG’ll only boom if entire oil industry is healthy’

Private placements account for major capital market losses – DG NSE

CBN predicts 7% economic growth in 2010

Google ‘may pull out of China after Gmail cyber attack’

Rising sugar prices sour Pepsi bottom line

Martins returns to Germany

Presidential Task Force meets Eagles

NIS to deliver e-passport in 24 hours

Stuyvesant Town debt holders said to weigh foreclosure action

ACCA: Nigeria to upgrade learning partner

Exxon Mobil trains 15 geosciences lecturers on software

Jonathan: Akinjide, Agbakoba, Falana, others disagree on court’s ruling

Statoil charts steady course

Interconnection rate: Globacom sues MTN, NCC

Kwara women protest police shootings

FG stockpiles three million anti-meningitis vaccines

Do the right thing

Transfer power to VP

LG boss takes residents to task

The voice isn‘t genuine

It‘s prerecorded

N188m cheques theft: EFCC arraigns nine persons

It’s illegal for CBN to disburse N620bn — Gbajabiamila

Bandits kill bank manager in Port Harcourt

16 injured, as ex-militants clash in Bakassi

‘Govt shouldn’t interfere in mass sacking of bank workers’

Yar’Adua: Nigeria approaching visible darkness – NPAN

Norwegian oil service firm eyes Nigerian offshore

Engineer wins N1m in Fidelity Bank promo

Lehman liquidator breaks tradition by making investment bets

ECOWAS bemoans sluggish economic growth

Fans blame Eagles’ defeat on complacency

Flights halted after snow blankets

Heavier sons tied to higher death risk for parents

‘OPEC ‘ll only act if oil price hits $100’

Deepwater Pathfinder wraps up drilling at Oki East well

Its Yar’Adua all the way

Ticketing officers and motorists at the Lagos airport toll gate

Video games could boost certain thinking skills

White lizards evolve in new Mexico dunes

Guatemala President cleared of murder

Nieketien blames Taiwo for defeat

Gunmen attack police station in Somalia

Stakeholders disagree over proposed maritime security agency

Abdulmutallab: CBN donates full body scanners

Obama to announce fee on 20 banks to recoup TARP

Insurer restates need for professionalism

S’Korea to become major nuclear power plant exporter

FEC keeps mum on Yar’Adua’s health

Health sector did not perform badly in 2009 – NMA

248 dismissed policemen petition PSC

Edo, private school owners’ suit stalled

Illegal structures at Abesan Estate

Why BBC?

Bank robbers kill three policemen, two others

Govt captures online data of 2 million students

Many sides of Millennium Park

Ejigbo LCDA releases plots of land to FG for health centres

Funmilayo, woman killed in Sagamu robbery, for burial today

Katsina to spend N17.1bn on roads

Hand over

Still on the parcel bomber

African peer review report on Nigeria

Appeal court upholds Okorie’s expulsion from APGA

FG assures diplomatic corps of peace, security

Nigerian leaders have failed citizens – NBA

Jonathan can perform presidential functions – Court

Profit taking plunges indices by 1.2%

Ebok shows higher potential, may deliver 182 million barrels

FG may sell $500m Eurobond in Q2

Top US bankers admit errors in 2008 financial meltdown

Building your event management company

FG seeks virement N8bn rural electrification funds

RMAFC seeks review of JV cash call obligations

UN to send more peacekeepers to Cote d’Ivoire

NFF, Amodu deceived Nigerians – Akpoborie

In and out of courts; the cases linger

Pope John Paul II gunman calls for ‘new American Empire’

Chimps and monkeys could talk. Why don’t they?

Need a new hand? One day, you may be able to regrow one

Nigeria’s ever indefinite population

While the nation awaits body scanners, the president spoke

AbdulMutallab and America’s overkill

Shell no longer focusing on Nigerian operations for growth – Voser

World Bank chief warns govt over interference with mass sackings in bank

FG to spend N488m for body scanners in airports

Truck crushes two on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

SAN: shortlisted candidates for screening on Monday

Clashes between local residents and African migrants rattle Italy

Jonathan can only be ceremonial President, says court

Top al Qaeda Figure Killed in Yemen

Injured Martins leaves Super Eagles camp

‘Google ‘may quit China‘

Shell to look beyond Nigeria for production growth

Huge toll feared in Haiti earthquake

Unicef child-death campaign in Africa ‘failed‘

Ghana, Nigeria To Exchange Prisoners

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Oneworld, TPG sweeten offer as JAL shares plunge

Aero sees business expansion despite inflight menu withdrawal

ICAO moves to forestall terrorist attacks

Katsina Transport Authority opens international route

Firm scouts for first woman to drive round Nigeria

Keeping good employees means having good managers

Florida Airport gets commercial spaceport licence

Three new Jeep variants for Detroit auto show

Nigerian Immigration Service screens officers

Make your job loveable

New NSE President pledges to transform body

Passenger charged in AirTran jet scare

Abdulmutallab: Airlines worry over looming higher security costs

‘Terror list is a setback for Nigerian tourism industry’

Mercedes plans green-car ‘attack’ on BMW

‘Nigerian leaders lack will to institute good corporate governance’

Strategies for retaining best employees

How organisations can increase cash flow to beat effects of downturn

Supercard appoints Aladekomo as chairman

Railway: Tragedy of neglect

Cutting-edge technology defies 2010 BMW 7 Series

Analyst firm says tech sector to recover in 2010

UK ‘close to leaving recession’

Weak Chinese currency a ‘major problem’ – EU

Cadbury makes case against Kraft takeover bid

Market capitalisation rises by N110bn

Infosys signals sector recovery, boosts tech stocks

Trade deficit in US probably widened as imports increased

Luxury goods retailers see profit rise

Exploring investment opportunities in air travel sub-sector

Currency devaluation: Venezuelans rush for TVs

IMF sees rise in Kenyan interest rates

Customs generated N2.8bn in 2009

CSCS settles N6.4tn transactions in 12 years

Naira crashes at inter-bank due to forex shortage

FG urged to take advantage of IDB facilities

‘Financial market reforms to drive stock market growth’

‘Lagos land regularisation directorate to protect property owners’

Sekibo opposes Maritime Security Agency bill

Profit taking set to occur in market

CSL says bank recovery will boost activities at NSE

Minister tasks states, councils on home-made goods

FAAC disbursed N4.17tn to FG, states in 2009 – Minister

China raises banks‘ reserve ratio to cool economy

Obama plans to raise $120bn from banking fees

Foreign portfolio investments hit N214.7bn in 2009

Workers denied core investors access to NITEL assets – BPE

Ondo begins construction of tourism village

Mancini won’t rush Adebayor

Essien hits Angola today

Halilhodzic laments B’Faso draw

Wounded Eagles wary of falling to Cup curse

Eto’o sends warning to Gabon

I’ll never forget gun attack on bus – Ayite

Eguavoen laments defeat

Sagna wants Song, Eboue

Angola knew playing in Cabinda was risky – Jordaan

Serena, Safina win openers

Malian club wants Disu

Mancini wanted Tevez at Inter

NTTF appeals to states

NPL fines Lobi

Djokovic seeks shorter ATP schedule

Winning more medals than trophies

Ohuruogu to defend title in Delhi

Senderos eager to leave Arsenal

Pharaohs clip Eagles’ wings

Yar‘Adua: Aso Rock cabal illegally assuming role of presidential council – Sagay

Edo lawmakers threaten to sanction A-G

Why we are against Soludo – PDP members

Anambra 2010: TMG to send 400 CSOs for monitoring

The commission‘s preparation for 2011

Tribunal: Fayemi uncovers fresh irregularities in Ido-Osi results

INEC: In search of a true umpire

Iwu in the eyes of the public

Iraq war had no mandate – Dutch inquiry

Sri Lanka president woos Tamils with power sharing

Migrants leave Italian town amid violence

Robinson steps down as NI minister for six weeks

‘More Co2 could create a racket in the oceans’

Guinea’s junta begins talk with opposition

Madagascar opposition rejects warrant of arrest

Suppressing tinnitus with music therapy

Britain moves to ban Muslim group

Ban to head regional organisations on crisis management

Resilience, not misery, in coping with death

‘PPA not ready to play spoiler role’

Ogun CP charges new SPs on higher tasks

INEC deployed 69,401 fake ballot papers in Osun governorship election – AC witness

2011 poll: Election timetable out in March – Iwu

Let‘s have video recording

Yoruba leaders canvass united front

Human skull causes stir in Ilorin

It‘s fake

Resign sir

Jos crisis: Hausa community gives conditions to leave Plateau

Minister slams organisers of Abuja mass rally

Not Yar‘Adua‘s voice

It‘s irresponsible

Pro-Yar’Adua rally ends in disarray

Senate to invite SSG over Yar’Adua

When is he due back?

He took us for granted

Majority of N’Assembly members not elected – Soyinka

NEC meets, keeps mum on Yar’Adua’s ill-health

Thoroughly sick

British doctors perform heart surgery using MRI

Fill the leadership vacuum

AbdulMutallab: Obama’s approval rating hits new low

Remove Nigeria from terror list, FG tells US

Video interview is better

Abia to demolish illegal structures

Ogun distributes ICT facilities to health officers

Quitting smoking can raise diabetes risk

NMA wants list of medical practitioners from MDCN

Ondo woos investors with entertainment, tourism

Tension as Reps resolve to raise team to visit President

Yobe to enact child rights law

He doesn‘t believe in local media

Learn from Northern Ireland

Gunmen kidnap three Britons, Columbian in Abia

Yar’Adua breaks silence, says doctors’ll decide his return

Gunmen abduct poly teacher

Is he still capable?

Bode George: Newspapers’ application on libel’s suit struck out

Court faults Assembly on reduction of LGs’ chairmen’s tenure

Nigeria’s fellow ‘risk states’… according to US govt

Reps, minister who aborted debate on Yar’Adua absence

‘Bush Bar will boost tourism in Enugu’

Half of men fail to check if vasectomy is working

Nigerian specialists once dominated Saudi hospitals –Elebute

Lagos PSN faults NAFDAC over drug manufacturing facilities

Molusi old students relive good old days at Oniwinde twins’ birthday gig

Blame it on the films

United against growing societal ills...

Itsekiri leader tasks govts on N’Delta

Media persecution: : 137 journalists killed in 2009 globally

I acquired N346bn assets, £11m legitimately — Akingbola

Nigeria on terror list

A band of uncreative liars

America’s terror watch list

The selfishness in Yar’Adua’s actions

Edo Govt, save us from robbers, cultists

Senate to probe NTA over alleged sabotage

Car thieves devise new method in Lagos

December gone, January going, yet harmattan remains elusive

Two missing kids in police custody

Leadership vacuum, graft killing Nigeria – Soyinka, others

Anti-climax as Senate sidesteps debate on Yar’ Adua’s health.

AbdulMutallab: Top US security expert visits Nigeria

Yar’Adua: Protesters boo, shun Speaker

Yar’Adua splits PDP’, opposition parties’ Reps

War crime: Charles Taylor denies Foday Sankoh

Gunmen abduct 3 British workers, 1 Colombian in Port Harcourt

Yar‘Adua breaks silence, says return date uncertain

Monday, January 11, 2010

Uneasy calm in Aso Rock over N’Assembly debates

Dead or alive?

What the 1999 Constitution says on President’s

Qualified Nigerians that can serve on medical board

Survivors of many years of incapacitation

Power: Rep urges proper budget implementation

Akeredolu, Alao-Akala disagree over Yar’Adua

FG urged to check furniture importation

Heineken acquires Femsa beer unit in $7.7bn deal

Wolves suspend Vanzenkin

Nalbandian‘s comeback on hold

Ekoku slams Nations Cup cancellation calls

Former Nigeria keeper dies at 73

Google applies to become an electricity marketer

US vows scrutiny of oil, gas leases

Work begins on N12.6bn Jebba-Kano rail line

Remove President now, Harriman tells N’Assembly

Ekiti election tribunal: Fayemi establishes over-voting in Oni’s hometown

What your phone’s ringtone says about you

Pregnant women protest in Osun

Jonathan urges N’Delta leaders not to comment on President’s illness

Institute to harness untapped marine resources

eWorld opens broadband forum

Greece increases taxes on alcohol

Nooij warns Benin

Togo faces Angola 2010 disqualification

Terror list

‘UnNigerian’

Repair Abakaliki/Ogoja/Yahe road

Mali’s comeback shocks Angola coach

Egypt coach bars Egyptian media

Canadian power venture plans third Cuba plant

‘Chevron/NNPC 2010 scholarship scheme for 200 Level students alone’

‘Visafone committed to effective customer relations’

Meridian Technologies marks nine years of operations

Concession: ‘No production at Osogbo Steel since 2006’

European stocks post fourth week of gains

Yar’Adua: Reps’ debate may assume North/South divide

Lawmaker blames Obasanjo for Bakassi crisis

Nigeria may adopt Israel’s Police models

WDAS: Naira depreciates against major currencies

Govt vows to clamp down on religious extremists

APGA: Okorie knows fate on Wednesday

Jos crisis: Plateau asks FG to return suspects for prosecution

Jubilee-Life Cooperative plans microfinance bank

Oyo tops list of teenage mothers in South-West

Shut A’Ibom Airport to be re-opened before January 31

Terror list: US decision hasty, rash — Fashola

Bank charges may be capped

Nigeria to invest $200m in tourism development

Winners emerge in LG Mobile Christmas bonanza

Interswitch becomes ATMIA Loyal Member

Bursary: Students, Ikole LG boss disagree over alleged shooting

Citi ups ratings on BP, Chevron and Petrobras

I will wait for my time – Akpala

Rebels regret attack on Togo

FUTA appoints two new deputy vice-chancellors

Edo State Varsity

Americans unlike us

Attention, Itire/Ikate LCDA

National concern

Recall: Books with bad do-it-yourself advice

We’ll sustain peace, new democratic ideals in UNILORIN – Students

Court bars community from receiving compensation

Beware of Mali, Shorunmu warns Eagles

Malawi shocks Algeria 3-0

UBS boss says stopping client withdrawals imperative

Oil price hits 15-month high

Only 3% of Nigerian youths are placed in varsities – Ex-ASUU boss

Zinox’s Nigeria Reads opens access to 750,000 e-books

Firm to recognise best practices

Myths that keep you from landing the job

FEC approves more port charges

US IPO volume low at $17bn

AbdulMutallab’s father may testify before US Senate

LG to circumcise 400,000 children

Oshiomhole blasts Anenih, Osunbor, says they’re belly-aching

Committee to develop road map for Niger Delta —Ekaette

Appeal court resumes hearing on Oyo LGs chairmen’s suit

EFCC files fresh charges against Atuche, Ojo

Police intercept Tokyo’s men

Chevron killing: JTF appeals for calm

Politicians task IG over alleged plans to disrupt Anambra poll

Yar’Adua: We’ll provide security for Soyinka, Ojukwu, others — Police

‘No university in South Africa without a Nigerian professor’

S’Africa’s FirstRand eyes rescued Nigerian banks

Standard Chartered invests $47.5m in Seven Energy International Limited

NSE Food/Beverages Index gains 3.4%

Stakeholders commend 21st Century on investment

Workers’ unions vow to picket banks over mass sacking

Digital revolution: Generation that can make the difference

Biotechnology to open opportunities for industrial growth –Official

Al-Hikmah VC urges govt’s support for private varsities

Stocks, commodities move up as China imports soar

Banks may need N400bn to stabilise

How your vehicle can make money for you

Ronaldo sale boosts Man United’s profits

Eagles, Pharaohs ignite Benguela

Anambra 2010: Candidates and the rising temperature

The Gatekeepers: To record and to inspire

‘Fagunwa, an African philosopher’

Be more people-friendly, LASTMA told

Kogi Govt

For Nigerians, honesty remains a virtue

Coming to America: A personal experience (1)

Yar‘Adua: Save the nation from anarchy

S’Africa’s First Rand eyes rescued Nigeria bank

Angola says attackers arrested; Togo out of Cup

Israel to construct barrier along Egyptian border

Two suspected attackers of Togo‘s football team arrested in Angola

Super Eagles will do very well in Angola- Uche

Somali rebels and pro-govt militia clash, 13 dead

Jonathan wants the military strengthened

Terror: AbdulMutallab’s trial continues today

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Statisticians laud improved data gathering in Nigeria

Keep watch on your children, Onaiyekan tells parents

Ekiti tribunal resumes sitting today

Nigerians, others to pay more for US visa

Council warns residents against dumping of refuse

How Mimiko saved us from Alao-Akala —Oyo NUT

Labour Party gets more support – Poll

Akingbola admits owning N346bn assets, £11m

Ex-militants deliberate on govt’s post amnesty work-plan

Adefarasin urges churches to speak up

FG restates commitment to Armed Forces members

Disquiet in rescued banks over new managements’ excesses

I’m a better player now – Vieira

Two Palestinians killed in Gaza

Heavy snow causes chaos in Germany

China liberalises capital market

Togo keeper survives operation

Second term: Group canvasses support for governor

Senate seeks sustainability for water projects

Hospital management bars arms from wards

Indigenes chart new path for Ibadan’s development

Ex-AIG CEO blames Goldman Sachs for insurer’s collapse

How Nigeria spoilt its case — Falana

Communal clash: Soldiers take over C’River communities

Family of dead PDP chieftain accuses LG boss of complicity

Davydenko shocks Nadal

PM orders players home

Late pope’s would-be killer offered book, film deals

Japan’s bonds complete biggest weekly loss since April

Hearst-backed Skiff to take on Kindle with E-book advertising

Reid apologises for ‘light-skinned’ Obama remarks

Egypt arrests Christians, Muslims after arson attacks

Togo attack won’t hurt S’Africa World Cup – Zuma

Nations Cup must go on – Wenger

PDP members defect to AC in Osun

Kraft-Cadbury takeover failure’ll test CEO’s pledges

Ateke Tom denies threatening FG over Jonathan

NERFUND remains single entity

Kwara to import stones from Syria, S’Arabia

‘EFCC, ICPC need autonomy not monitoring’

Plateau teachers resume strike today

Chieftaincy row: Adesina warns Alao-Akala against blackmail

FG signs MoU with 13 coys to end gas flaring

MEND to review ceasefire on January 30

Dangote Flour pays 30k interim dividend

Anambra: Group alleges pictures of Gani, Nwobodo others in voters‘ list

Bolt undecided on Commonwealth Games

Group B: All eyes on Drogba

Drummers gather for Sudan peace campaign

Thai minister quits over graft scandal

Delta elders petition Yar‘Adua over Aladja Steel

Japan Airline’s largest banks agree to bankruptcy plan

Bullish trend is sustainable – Experts

Malaysian Christians fearful as church attacks rise

Yemen’s president open dialogue with al-Qaida

Yar’Adua’s many sins

AC condemns attack on Togo in Angola

Erico condemns attack on Togo

Uba resigned from PDP, says Labour Party

Royal Exchange Assurance pays N3.24bn claim to NBC

Businessman petitions IG over police assault

‘President placed on life support’

‘Need to audit anti-graft agencies’

Obasanjo to invest in Ethiopia

Oni’s aide, four others die in auto crash

… Senate tackles Soyinka

NDLEA transfers Lebanese, another suspect to EFCC

Burden of ailing leaders: Between Sharon and Yar’Adua

Landlord, son arraigned for tenant’s death

Mudashiru’s widow appeals against judgment on disputed Will

Jos crisis: Anxiety mounts as panel resumes sitting today

Fashola reaffirms vision for tourism development in Badagry

PPPRA, oil marketers disagree over petrol import approvals

NIALS: Reawakening the culture of judicial review

‘Claiming right under wrong law doesn’t affect claim’

Yar’Adua: Soyinka, Ojukwu, Musa to lead mass protest

Ilorin shooting: Confusion over victims’ state of health

OTC records N101.1bn transactions

Inter-bank rates steady on limited lending

Study says women with mates get heavier

A Florida pussy cat, but watch out for that bite

‘There should be an alternative to the PDP’

NTA wins Nations Cup broadcast rights

Amodu plans physical game against Egypt

PHCN, give us a new transformer

One profiling too many

In support of the old national anthem

Croatia votes for new president

More security funds heading to Yemen – Petraeus

Revitalising the manufacturing sector

NSE reviews 30 Index, removes four troubled banks

Tapping huge opportunities in auto repairs

Nigeria to review economic agreements with Greece

2010: A year of tension and turmoil

Where is our President, Agbakoba asks Jonathan

Togo goalkeeper Kodjovi Obilale ‘conscious‘

AbdulMutallab: ‘How Nigeria bungled chances of putting US on defence’

Jos crisis: Anxiety mounts over Abisoye as panel resumes sitting today

Ilorin Central Mosque: Kwara to import stones from Syria, Saudi

Saturday, January 09, 2010

What is the Nations Cup worth to our Super Eagles?

Button shrugs off criticism

NFF protests accreditation allocation for World Cup

Nicklaus warns Woods to return

Pacquiao to face Ghana’s Clottey

Serena test likely for Henin

Togo attack: Angolan PM gives security guarantee

Angola 2010: NFF raises accommodation alarm

NFF wants better security, sympathises with Togo

Speaker gets baby number two

Injured Togo player ‘stable’ in S/Africa

HMO gets baby boy

Nations Cup: African stars set to ignite Angola

Nations Cup to go ahead – CAF

EPL clubs want players back

Nations Cup: Super Eagles chasing glory in Angola

Yobo, wife expectant

Nollywood gets Ooni’s nod

Togo pulls out of Nations Cup

Bigwigs grace wedding of Pastor Taiwo Odukoya to S’African

Okoya meets Heart of Gold

Shocked Adebayor recounts shooting horror

Mum taught us how to walk straight by putting books on our heads... – Dr. Bassey, Director, NCAA

It would be fool- hardy to expect me to want to give marriage another shot – Oladele Olutola

Man leaves electronics, steals diapers from home

Man opts for jail over New Year with relatives

...and your bag

Let earrings complement your face, outfit

Napoli fans to bid for Maradona’s earring

Those against calls for Yar’Adua’s second term are jittery – Oshodi

Airline pickpocket strikes as passengers sleep

Girl beats boys to pluck cross from water

Dress to look younger

Washington couple collects cans to pay for wedding

Residents may be evicted for spitting

We plan to use helicopters to distribute materials for Anambra polls – Uwa

Roadmap for the Senate in 2010

Bomb kills NATO soldier in Afghanistan

‘Jordan bomber’ said CIA attack was ‘revenge’

Callers to free tow number directed to porn line

Fur flies over picture of Michelle Obama in ad

CBN appoints executive directors for three banks

Wall St hits new highs on recovery hopes

NACCIMA seeks speedy privatisation of infrastructure

Power project: Disquiet brews over absence of NERC commissioners

German exports beat expectations

Oil rises, Canada refinery fire outweighs US data

We do not have Abudu’s corpse – Ogun Police

Toshiba to outsource bulk of TVs in US

N’Delta: Chevron records fresh 100,000 bpd production shut-in

Farouk Mutallab used to be a good boy until 3 months ago – Musa, his Islamic teacher

Pains of Lagos area without electricity for one year

Mystery deaths: 7 family members found dead in Enugu

Venezuela to slash value of currency

Kala Kato: Suspects to be arraigned this week

Making a budget that works in the New Year

Obama’s challenges and political cynicism

Terrorism: Nigeria not on U.S. watch list – Maduekwe

New Japanese finance minister seeks weaker yen

Rivers proposes to acquire FG water projects

How JTF solder’s tragic New Year gift turned two pregnant women to widows

America: Punishing Nigerians to get at our government

Anambra 2010: A tale of three professors

My boss ‘wandered’ into the ladies’ bathroom

Why men wear wristwatches on left hand

Danson: Mowed down in his prime by trigger-happy soldier

Olayiwola, TV station bomber Under Seige

Diabetics less prone now to end-stage kidney disease

Senate rejects N2.3bn request for Anambra rice mill

Horizon Bank, first US bank failure of 2010

His name on security watch list

France considers tax for Google, Yahoo and Facebook

Osaze Peter Odemwingie!

We don’t despise any religion in our drama – Sule

UBA renews support for AMAA

‘Value-chain creation required to achieve Nigeria’s agriculture potential’

Rights of youths a concern as kenya plans aids tests

Defining our future as a people

Which hospital is Yar’Adua in Saudi?

This young man has 23 graduates in his employ

I was a housewife for 17 years – Yemisi Jaiyeola, movie producer

Those in TV and radio take it for granted Nigeria is all about Lagos – Nwakulor, Yes Media CEO

We are considering evolving a dress code for our students soon – Prof. Adeleke, LAUTECH VC

Medical care that transcends words

Where did the time go? Do not ask the brain

Calabar: Festive memory of Nazarene pastor’s son

Fashola to rub powder on M-Net Face of Africa

Nations Cup: A mountain to fly for Super Eagles

US intelligence tracks Abdulmutallab’s steps in Ghana

GM says it would continue efforts to sell Saab

‘Economy can’t improve if we continue to ignore SMIs’

Yar’Adua: Braithwaite, Enahoro, Balarabe demand Interim National Government

FG’s concession plan for airports

Petroleum Minister Lukman: In whose interest?

Teen marijuana use might have lasting effects on mood, anxiety

From denigrating to elevating self-talk

N10m ATM fraud lands female banker in court

Bakassi woes: I couldn’t even see my husband’s corpse, woman laments

How to be beautiful and pleasant

See what AIDS has done to my marriage

Sliver of a silver lining

Terrorism and the dwindling influence of a giant

Deadly rebel attack casts dark pall over cup

Togo sets to pull out of Nations Cup

Nigeria is not a terrorist country – Aondoakaa

US Condemns distruption of UN food programme in Somalia

Controversy trails allocation of houses to Bakassi returnees

Rivers State government to acquire NDBDA

US intelligence tracks failed bomber’s steps in Ghana

Venezuela to slash value of national currency

FIFA condemns attack on Togo‘s national team bus

Friday, January 08, 2010

Yemen warns against US military intervention

Bird flu: FG pays poultry farmers N630m

Abdulmutallab arraigned amid tight security

Gateway will shock Pillars – Omoruyi

Angolan Embassy denies Nigerians visas

US breakeven rate reaches 18-month high on growth, inflation

Arrested Nigerian footballers get bail

Togo players attacked in ambush

Drogba wins BBC Football award

Lennar leads builders higher on unexpected profit

Cancer concerns over smoked food

PDP expels Uba, others

Indian ‘racist police’ cartoon angers Australia

Ex-lawmaker, LG boss differ on Nigeria’s ‘risk state’ status

London’s investment banks double pay

Amodu’s list and the big party in Angola

I didn’t want to become Agagu’s CPS because I feared I might become an errand boy –Yemi Olowolabi

Roddick withdraws from Davis Cup

Egypt chases another title

Parents shouldn’t trade blame when a child has disabilities – Florence Shekoni, speech and hearing

Cameroun ready to set the pace

‘Australia faces next big boom’

Benita Nzeribe joins search for new Nigerian diva

Stakeholders not pleased with NFVB’s reform

Fuel shortage: Marketers yet to get import permits

Uganda minister says gay death penalty ‘unnecessary’

Envoy says Yar’Adua is ‘sound and fit’

‘It’s possible but difficult to do clean business in Nigeria’

US job growth fades again

How to be financially stable

…assure A’Ibom missionary health workers of security

‘Imo committed to building refinery’

VP, Sanusi, ministers meet over economy

More hits, more shakara

Artistes warming up to rehash the old times

KB and Naeto C on fire in Jamrock 5

At 29, I’m still searching for my Canadian father

Pharaohs and the big test ahead

My recovery after two operations is too important to be celebrated with a new wife – K1

Mali, Algeria threaten Angola

Build yourself into a brand

The way to the change we desire

Ogbemudia is not opposed to my chairmanship – Edo PDP chairman

Anambra 2010 and the race for endorsements

Lessons from the elephant

Nigerian youths in search of identity

Amokachi, Bwalya tip Eagles

Adebayor eager to confront former team mate

Panasonic to expand solar cell, 3-D TV production

Stocks, metals drop on China lending curbs

I turn down jobs when they clash with my duties as a family man – IK Osakioduwa, BBA’s anchorman

Magodo Phase 1 residents lament absence of good roads, potable water and electricity

Alariwo is back on track

Stella Monye finds her bearing at last

Artiste who can’t stand a second woman

Terror list: US should not be aggressive –Ajibola

Remembrance Day: Nigerians urged to avoid war

EFCC arrests fake Customs comptroller

Much ado about the US blacklist

Police recover toddler one year after abduction

Reps to debate Yar’Adua’s absence on Tuesday

Military pensioners to receive reviewed arrears soon –Kwaji

Market indices rise on blue chip gains

Lesson 15: Investing wisely in 2010(5)

One man’s rumbling bad belle

Expensive birthday gift

Muma Gee in love with Accra, shoots new music videos

New acts on the scene

Day house of prayer became house of war in Abeokuta

‘Fed should lift main rate to 3.5-4.5%’

Strategies for cutting down on telephone expenses

Step out with stylish structured bags

A policy introduced by Awolowo in 1973 made me a multi-millionaire –Chief Olabanji Akingbule

Britain should take responsibility for Mutallab’s action – Prof Ishaq Akintola, Director, MRC

It was on national television my husband learnt that I was once sexually abused – Princess Olufunmi

Finally a ‘talisman’ for the road!

How physical exercise helps sex

Cote d’Ivoire tipped for African Nations Cup

Nigeria set to rule Africa

Poverty is no excuse for wrongdoing

16 things your parents can’t do for you

New year, new shopping guide

Ten months to his retirement, gangsters’ bullets end brave cop’s 35 years active service

Jailed Nigerian footballers deny harassing Indian woman, bailed

South Sudan cattle raid kills 140

Ambassador to S’Arabia says Yar’Adua is ‘sound and fit’

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Vietnam’s fruit, vegetable exports rose 6.1% in 2009

North Korea looks to boost failed trade zone

US retail sales boosted by gift-card use, says trade group

Taiwan curbs US beef imports in latest Asia trade frictions

Pandemonium as policeman kills citizen at road block

Wenger targets Traore

Church disowns man arrested for attempted matricide

Kafo fears for Nigerian t’tennis

New enzyme can reduce poultry feed costs by seven per cent

Dana Electronics unveils Philips TV-9000 LED Pro Series

Firm urges FG to make business environment friendly

3SC targets Odigie

Blacklisting: Mbu, Ajibola condemn US action

Woods’ absence chance for some – Ogilvy

US to fund retraining for green energy jobs

Northern freeze hobbles UK transport, China curbs electricity

Use of full-body scanner on passengers unconstitutional — SAN

Okaka set for Fulham

Returning Gatlin warns Bolt, Gay

Good list

They can win

Establishment of regional coast guard’ll reduce piracy – FG

India‘s iron-ore exports rise on demand from China

Sugar jumps in India on supply concern, global rally

IMO grants Ships & Ports distribution rights

The team is okay

It‘s the best team

Bauchi starts preparation for sports festival

Bolton Celtics down Miami Heat

Alleged gunrunning: Police quiz Ogun commissioner, LG boss

Pineapple farmers lose millions to pest strange pest

Russian GDP shrinks at slowest pace in a year – Survey

Critics of my inauguration are ignorant —CJN

Shell appoints ex-militant leader as security consultant

EU tariff policy hurts region’s banana export push

FG moves against terrorists, sponsors

Football overtakes politics in Angola

Bosso backs Amodu

UK Varsity declares Ogun primary school teacher best in Africa

Young, local players better

The squad is good

One World Trade Center tower seeks new investor

German firm to build $300M pipe plant in US

Commodities rise on signs of manufacturing growth

Why the furore?

Try younger players

Six winners emerge at RUF competition

Eneramo confuses Eagles

Khan wants sports back in Pakistan

Jonathan, security chiefs, ministers hold crucial meeting

Filipino seafarers to undergo anti-piracy training

Oyo teachers hold poll in Akure, blame Alao-Akala

VP inaugurates committee on public service wages

Bonds row won’t derail LSE premium listing – Pearl

FDI: Mobius eyes cheap shares in Nigerian market

Mass sacking: NLC threatens strike in Kaduna

Senate may revisit Presidential Succession Order

Placing Nigeria on watch list’ll not affect economy – World Bank chief

Jonathan receives BBA winner, tasks youths

Yahoo, IBM win stimulus money for energy projects

Anambra poll: Politicians recruiting armed robbers, sowing police uniforms — Onovo

Henin through in Brisbane

Eagles’ attack worries Iloenyosi

Aid groups warn Sudan of civil war

School honours 42 distinguished personalities

Getting the best crèche for your kid

We‘ll get bronze medal

Beyond football

Palm oil extends 2009 rally on crude oil rise

Low capacity utilisation, bane of manufacturing sector

Adaeze Igwe in midnight wedding

Top 12 acts to watch in 2010

The Debaters and our reading culture

Former President Obasanjo extols late Maryam Babangida for her ‘vission’

Customs agent on trial for alleged fraud

Factory orders jump 1.1% in November

Include home-based players

Consult Onigbinde

Give us school, community tells Fashola

Teachers defying gravity to gain students’ interest

Morocco backs Guinea’s move towards civilian rule

Nigeria’ll decide our fate – Egypt

Snow brings disruption to Europe

Zimbabwean teachers threaten to go on strike

Giggs promises United revival

For Oniwinde brothers, two have become one

Al Qaeda claims responsibility for CIA attack

Akingbola’s associates: Judge fixes Jan 15 for ruling on bail

Police reinstate 1,628 sacked officers, demote 15

It is easier to govern as a military governor – Jang

DPR fails to enforce official fuel pump price in Enugu

NNPC unable to meet fuel demand – FG

Commissioner’s death: Family complains of medical negligence

National identity card now mandatory to secure loans – Sanusi

China gives Kenya $7m development grant

Market capitalisation rises by N158bn in one week

Loan guarantee: US approves $1bn facility for Nigerian banks

Arunma Oteh assumes office as SEC DG, unfolds agenda

Fuel supply to Mosimi Depot drops by 65%

Banks: FG to reverse mass sacking without due process, says minister

FG inaugurates committee on N’Delta development

Osun: Between technical and substantive aspects of law

Tribunal adjourns for Ribadu to appear

Ministers, Presidency officials’ phone lines bugged

Terror list: US action is harassment of Nigerians – Soyinka

Real estate as a viable investment option in 2010

Leadership: Simplicity is the word as Balewa resurrects online

End of the road for nine container hijackers

Reducing tobacco-related deaths

Eagles hit Angola today

Essien doubtful for Togo clash

Jailed Tunisian journalist’s family starts hunger strike

Nigeria tasks UN Security Council on Afghanistan

War crimes punishment on a roll

Council to distribute Adire uniforms to 26,461 pupils

Old citizens relive experiences in school

Amodu‘s 23-man squad

AbdulMutallab: Our collective shame

Ogun: Criminals on the rampage

Why didn’t they see it?

The Nigerian State and U.S. strategic interests

Cambodia signs deal with Vietnam on cashew production

“2010 and graft expectations”

Playing politics with New Year message

Artistes speak on the state of the nation

Why I left MTV — Mary Ero

How 2face, Beenieman, P-Square rocked Carniriv

Tribesmen kill 139 in south Sudan raid: official

Naira falls against dollar on foreign exchange supply shortage

Zimbabwe auctions diamonds, regulators watch

Nigerian terror suspect met radical cleric in Yemen

‘Mobile phone radiation ‘protects‘ against Alzheimer‘s‘

Aid groups warn of Sudan civil war risk

Kalusha tips Super Eagles to win Nations Cup

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Wenger keen on Gallas deal

Hack resigns as SAFA CEO

Torres targets more records

Pinnick hails NPL’s decision on Wolves

LAUTECH doctors boycott work to protest police harassment

‘Marketers’ll not take advantage of deregulation to hike fuel prices’

Vietnam oil service turnover posts record high

Henin’s comeback gathers pace

Nigerian footballers arrested in India

Rivers stops sponsorship of foreign medical treatments

‘Anambra election’ll decide Nigeria’s future’

China faces new pipelines’ risk

Victoria Oil & Gas encounters gas at Logbaba project

‘Algeria can reach final’

Ijebu Ife: Court gives judgment on February 23

Ekiti hires 33 eye doctors from Cuba

Agency drills 210 boreholes in Osun

Oyo Assembly rerun: Tension mounts in Ogbomoso

3SC denies Jossy Lad

Lulu joins Eagles in S’Africa

Cove completes offshore Mozambique farm-in

Iraq ratifies four major fields’ deals

Nigeria won’t tolerate terrorism, says Onovo

President’s signature on budget forged —CNPP

Let’s obey the constitution

Taiwan seeks new talks with US after beef ban

Clouds over Yar’Adua’s telephone conversations with Jonathan, others

Confusion as government appoints two rectors for polytechnic

Total makes $2.25bn shale gas deal

LP flays FG over deregulation, supports NLC’s resistance

Universal shares climb to six year high

Essien set for Togo clash

Borno plans six mini-stadia

Recalled police officers under watch — Onovo

Odey tasks Environment ministry workers

FG awards N174bn contracts in Niger Delta

Bayelsa bans external candidates for WAEC, NECO

Man City reports huge losses

Shorunmu laments Etafia’s exclusion

Prudential to acquire UOB’s life assurance unit for $306m

Nigeria can produce 3.7 million bpd of crude oil – Lukman

Group sues Ugandan govt over oil deals

Group urges Nigerians to endorse VP’s inauguration

Nigeria’s blacklist: Soyinka says screening in US strenuous

28 UN workers killed in 2009 – Union

Cuba protests US screening measures

Resign, Mr. President

Forestry law and the constitution

Ibafo policemen

Anti-whaling activists accuse Japan fleet of attack

Editor of banned S’Yemen daily arrested

Trial of AbdulMutallab begins tomorrow, visa revoked

South African equities begin on bullish note

Post-amnesty: Ex-militant leaders meet in Bayelsa to study FG’s paper

Chevron JV spending $2.3bn to cut flaring in Angola

2010 Gas Flares Out: Between reality and politics

Hershey board undecided over Cadbury bid

B’ball: Blazers win Eko-Akete tourney

Pacquiao, Mayweather camps fail to settle issues

Osun: Election tribunal resumes sitting

Fire claims three-year-old in Jos

Oyo teachers shift poll to Akure

Roddick progresses in Brisbane

Woods’ absence casts shadow over USPGA season

Japan to appoint new finance minister

PIB ‘ll bring in additional revenues to government

‘Deregulate downstream sector and pass PIB now’

Ex-militant leader calls for enactment of resource control law

Northern hemisphere freeze boosts oil, hurts crops

Our grouse with Fashola – Lagos Assembly Speaker

Egypt police clash with activists

Election violence witnesses get death threats in Kenya

‘No President had acted the way Yar’Adua is acting now’

China rejects UN sanctions against Iran

Yemen arrests three al-Qaeda suspects

Winter exercise can lift your spirits

FG, wake up

LASG, check those who spurn footbridges

Power problem in Ido LG

Rehabilitate Oguma/Bassa road

Disinfectant misuse might help germs resist antibiotics

War years figure in cancer for Israelis

Britain, France reopens embassies in Yemen after security closures

Cold weather wreaks chaos in Europe, UK

Iwu’s promises on Anambra is to make Nigerians go to sleep – Opadokun

Sudan to arrange refugees return from eastern Chad

DR Congo sacks 3,000 civil servants

Shoes and vehicles for them, please!

Jonathan, PDP govs in crucial meeting

Morgan Stanley wins Discover’s settlement suit

President is conscious, says Maduekwe

Failure of LNG deal won‘t affect gas supply in China

Nigeria to export 1.95 million bpd of crude oil in February

NUPENG asks NNPC to boost petrol distribution as supply improves slightly

Lawmakers and their love for the FCT

Cote d’Ivoire slams Chelsea over Drogba

Veron rejects Man City move

US action against Nigeria unjustifiable – Gowon

Kwara HOS explains mass retirement in civil service

European stocks record marginal gain

Court hears Akingbola’s associates’ bail applications today

Ilorin shooting: Court remands suspects in prison

America and the Mutallabisation of Nigeria

Lagos parcel bomb: My target was Christ Embassy – Suspect

Set aside my warrant of arrest, Ribadu tells judge

Shareholders predict full stock market recovery in 2012

Delta council establishes N200m cassava processing plant

Obasanjo arrives from Ghana, keeps mum on Yar’Adua, AbdulMutallab

Odom leads Lakers to Rockets win

Eneramo deserves Nations Cup role – Lawal

First Bank boosts trading volume on NSE

Turning your passion, hobbies into business ventures

Trading with traffic lights

Power:N135bn gas projects excluded in 2010 budget

Crude stays above $81, oil inventory data due

Is deregulation policy implementation imminent?

Terror list: Remove external reserves from dollar account, Akinjide tells FG

China faces $2.2bn US software piracy lawsuit

President Zuma in love again

Mutallab: More pains for Nigerian travellers

We may severe diplomatic ties with US – FG

Somali militants force WFP to halt aid work

ECOWAS, UN want credible, transparent election in Togo

Aliero: Battling against the tide as FCT minister

Suicide bomb kills six police officers

Abdulmutallab: Obama rebukes US intelligence services

Scientists start a genomic catalog of earth’s abundant microbes

Gene discovery sheds light on children‘s asthma

LASG, check private school owners

Attention, Ondo Govt

Where in the world is Nigeria’s President?

Yar’Adua’s absence as threat to democracy

Amaechi bans foreign medical trips in Rivers

Yar’Adua: Nigerians charged to sign letter for VP’s inauguration

Angry youths seal up Chevron‘s office in Yenagoa

Police recover toddler after one year of abduction

GROUP SEEKS N100.5M COMPENSATION FOR SLAIN GRADUATE’S FAMILY

Terrorist watch list: NASS to speed up passage of anti-terrorism bill

US revokes Abdulmutallab’s visa

LP, Imoke disagree on Carnival Calabar, Christmas festival

EFCC seals off Akingbola’s residence, seizes cars, dogs

Dutch says failed plane bomber acted alone

Usman, ex-finance minister, joins senatorial race

Stop paying lip service to climate change, FG told

Ekiti govt to generate N10.8bn as revenue in 2010 — Oni

Lawyers mount pressure on Yar’Adua to hand over

Students accuse LG boss of shooting colleagues over bursary

How do you know that your chest pain is dangerous?

Yar’Adua: Our hands are tied — Senate

How to tell the difference between a chest pain and a heart attack

China may report 8.5% growth for 2009, official says

Motorists tasked on road safety

Insecurity: Oyo teachers’ election to hold in Army Barracks

Auto crash deaths drop to 300 in Ogun — FRSC

Mimiko’s wife urges workers to offer selfless service

900 rural people enjoy free medical services in Enugu

Police investigate death of PDP chieftain in Osun

New Lincoln MKT redefines luxury ride

AIG appoints new HR chief

FAAN receives 20 modern metal detectors

High lipoprotein levels can cause heart disease

Royal Exchange appoints executive directors

Building leadership through mentoring in organisations

Group caters for children with cardiac problems

German unemployment falls as export outlook brightens

Power outage halts flights at Washington airport

Manufacturers decry high duty on packaging materials

Nigeria needs understanding, not sanctions —AC

Police dismiss three over Ilorin shooting

Kano plans new salary structure for health workers

Akpabio stresses importance of education

Ibori: Liberty Forum wants British MP investigated

‘Suspect received terrorism training outside Nigeria’

Kafo moves to discover new talents

Toyota, Honda challenge Suzuki in India

Nestle rules out bid for Cadbury

50% banks will lack innovation programme by 2013‘

Fashola challenges manufacturers on products quality

US-based group treats 1000 patients in Abavo

Recruiting your ideal candidate

NIBUCAA adopts new tag

Naira gains at inter-bank market

Copper declines on reduced concern about threats to supply

Auto industry anticipates smoother side in 2010

Telecoms operators urged to trace fraudulent callers

No recall for Adeleye, Adefemi – NFF

David-West faults FG’s position on US classification

Nigerians urged to assist fallen soldiers’ families

‘Council closed 86 labs in Rivers in 2009’

Bauchi students protest scholarship verification

Coach hails NTF

INEC denies fixing date for Etsako Central rerun election

UK, US trade words over information on AbdulMutallab

Pharaohs can’t stop Eagles – Amodu

French car sales make biggest gain since 1990

Emirates to begin flights to Jeddah with Airbus A380

Greece may borrow privately through banks this month

Building sustainable customer loyalty

NAICOM devices means to curb rate cutting

Firm plans N300bn investment in bio-kerosene production

Iran renews execution threat against protesters

Fallen soldiers return in UK as row continues

Federal health pensioners lament non-payment of entitlements

Lagos SSG charges secretaries, administrators on good governance

‘Swine flu tops list of health issues, pandemic may last for another year’

Provost canvasses improved welfare for health workers

MTN Foundation offers succour to people with disabilities

US reopens embassy in Yemen

Nostradamus artists: The future they saw

Malawi gay couple loses bail appeal

Ondo cocoa farmers seek micro credit from govt

Intercontinental Bank may recall some sacked workers

Career management tips for the New Year

UACN names Udo Udoma Chairman as Wushishi retires

Taiwan consumer prices fall for 11th month

Security breach at Newark Airport investigated

FG to implement National Afforestation Programme

NRC to resume fuel haulage after rehabilitation

Ugbade hails Amodu over Ogbuke

Nigeria, Zambia clash in Durban

Police probe lawyer’s murder

Marketers, NNPC disagree over fuel scarcity

PDP govs, Ogbulafor may brief FEC on decisions on Yar’Adua

Pilgrim’s corpse retrieved from Egypt

FG restates commitment to education roadmap

‘President’s stay in hospital over pericarditis, unusually long’

‘As you have logged out of 2009, browsing through 2010 …’

Terror watch list: Senate warns US

Saraki pardons two convicts

Man slices mother’s throat over witchcraft allegation

‘Mr. President, for God and for country, please resign’

Impunity, before the eyes of civil society

Chukwu laments Agali’s arrest

Eagles’ debut still my best – Adefemi

Electoral reforms as political imperative

Mutallab: Terrorism puts security at Lagos airport in spotlight

Raising the right capital for small scale businesses

Nigeria in a comity of terrorist nations

Nigeria is not ripe for Fly Nigerian Act – Capt Muhammed Joji

Emerging markets may lose 20 per cent

‘Professional marketing, key to business growth’

What should your organisation’s New Year resolution be?

Nigeria’s external reserves decline by 20% in 2009 – CBN

European stocks record marginal change

Finance ministry does not delay approval of rules – SEC

Bullish trend continues as market capitalisation rises to N5tn

US steps up flight security lists

Carnival Calabar: The pains in the excitement

Nigerian artist(e)s react to the state of the nation

CIA killer, al-Qaeda agent – US

Down on the farm, an endless cycle of waste

Extra maternity leave harms rising careers

How to tackle infertility in men, women

PHCN Ijeshatedo

What’s Ghana got to do with it?

Enough of apologies!

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Tejuosho: Lagos commences verification of shop owners, allottees

Yar’Adua: Senate to revisit Presidential Succession Order.

Nestle reopens Zimbabwe plant after Mugabe milk row

Court case: ‘Martins available for Nigeria’

British intelligence warned US about Abdulmutallab in 2008

Monday, January 04, 2010

...PDP faults name-dropping

German anti-Nazi leader dies in US

‘Taliban killed seven US-CIA in Afghanistan’

Iranian president visits Central Asia, seeks regional security

Abdulmutallab: France also closes Yemen embassy

Explosion kills British soldier

New Jackson song leaked on the Internet

China records 659 swine flu deaths in 2009

Palestinian discusses peace process with Egypt

Heavy snowfall disrupts China’s capital

Stray bullet kills four-year-old boy in US church

Karzai sacks convicted Kabul mayor

Iran: China calls for consensus

Islamic states condemn attack on Danish cartoonist

Coup: Dons condemn US envoy’s comment

‘Italy bomb blast, handwork of mafia’

France on the defensive over flu vaccine surplus

Eritrea troops kill 10 Ethiopians

More than 150 killed in Congo attacks – UN

Deregulation of dress code

Crisis greets Obama’s return to Washington

Hundreds attend Zuma’s fifth wedding in S’Africa

Pressure mounts on N’Assembly to take action on Yar’Adua’s absence

Anambra: Again, S’Court affirms Soludo’s candidacy

Beckham wary of Messi threat

‘Company closures reflect state of economy’

Textile workers regret failure of Vision 2010

Edo, others deny ex-Deputy Speaker’s claims

Agali arrested with fake passports

Henin registers comeback victory

Are, Sanu worry over state of the nation

Uncertainty as PDP govs, Ogbulafor meet on Yar’Adua

Six months sufficient for SIM cards registration – IT experts

Meltdown delays N15bn Kanawa market project

N400m fraud: Police may enlist Daniel’s former cook as witness

2010: Gani Adams, Onikepo, Akintola advise Fashola on development

Barcelona boss targets political career

Defoe fined for speeding

Presidential library: Obasanjo banks on divine intervention to redeem pledges

Amaechi dismantles police roadblock, controls traffic in P’Harcourt

Acer gains after Morgan Stanley raises price estimate

China targets 8% economic growth

Dollar falls against high-yielding currencies on risk demand

‘It’s more honourable to fail than to cheat’

World’s tallest building opens in Dubai

Surplus of super tankers to ship crude oil rises

Firm lauds police over foiled kidnap attempt

Tips on managing your mobile spend

Enugu waste disposal vehicles abandoned —Investigation

Nnamani, Utomi, others berate President’s absence in the New Year

Poor display stuns Ferguson

Amedu unhappy with NBBF

Wenger sets sights on silverware

Auditor-General of the Federation: One office, a recurring battle of succession

Why I accepted foreign job – Ikhana

AbdulMutallab: Caring, talented student — Ex-teacher

Kwara PDP bars members from visiting Govt House

Anambra is financially sound —Obi

Lenovo unveils ThinkPad design with AMD chips

Novartis aims to buy Alcon from Nestle, shareholders

Hyundai, Kia expect no loss from Somali pirate hijacking

WDAS: Naira appreciates as market reopens

S.Africa rand firms versus dollar

Cultism is evil, don’t touch it, monarch, VC warn students

USTI recruits VC, others as Ekiti budgets N1.5bn for permanent site

Migrants use student loan scam to get visas

Tokyo bourse rolls out high-speed platform

CBN faults reports on disengagement of bank workers

Brazil to use sovereign fund to stem real gain

...Transporters optimistic, task govt on roads, fuel

Google outpaces Apple in web and mobile browser

Anabel unveils new range of phones, opens Experience Centre

Security risk list: Dabiri-Erewa, others say US classification is unacceptable

Let’s know the truth about Yar’Adua’s health — ACF

Dubai varsity drop-outs’ link to Nigerian terrorist under probe

Kanu, Utaka to receive pay

The return of resource control debate

Malouda denies criticising Lampard

I’ve no regrets snubbing Chelsea – Pirlo

ANAN inaugurates executives

‘Nigeria is drifting towards anarchy’

Sofoluwe tips Eagles for Angola 2010 trophy

N26bn withdrawal: Court remands six of Akingbola’s associates

Rehabilitate Oju-Ore/Ilogbo road

Financial abuses: Auditor-General’s N686bn reports pending in N’Assembly since 1999

Ijaw Foundation urges FEC to declare Yar’Adua incapacitated

Indigenes hold factory workers hostage in Badagry

Europe becomes world’s highest spender on outsourcing

Website designed to kill online accounts

2010: MAN urges speedy resolution of power sector problems

India’s growth may beat China in 4-5 years

Stocks rally as dollar falls on manufacturing improvemet

Operators canvass investment in microfinance banking

Why our law programme is delayed – UNIOSUN VC

Nothing will stop me from becoming a chartered accountant, says crippled tailor

Nigerian Television: Growth, challenges and prospects

Hundreds flee 10-day deluge in Australia

Earthquake destroys 500 homes in Solomon Islands

When poets gather, the muse reigns

Group, TASUED bicker over appointment of new VC for varsity

Varsity enrolment: Females improve in male-dominated courses

Agusto rates Chams high on capital adequacy

Illiquidity may stall take-off of market markers’ operations – Experts

FG orders release of N21.5bn export grant

FG turns to banks to solve fuel shortage problem

Twitter blacklist 370 ‘too obvious‘ passwords

ICT landscape poised for major changes in 2010

Pitfalls to avoid while taking small business loans

148 murder cases recorded in 2009 –Report

Our federalism

Fashola, Adeboye preach peaceful co-existence

ILO hails proclamation of 2012 as year of cooperatives

Trading opens on bullish note at NSE

Police kill nursing mother, baby in Ilorin

Island Maternity Hospital delivers 3,024 babies in 2009

Shuaibu’s Nations Cup team

Montgomerie predicts struggle for Woods

FG kicks as US classifies Nigeria ‘security risk state’

Drug scarcity, HIS and MDGs

The Kala-Kato mayhem in Bauchi

Eagles: The search for a playmaker continues

Bayelsa and the peace of the graveyard

Kenya to deport convicted Muslim cleric

Japan PM vows to pursue equal ties with US

Ajayi bags NIMN fellowship

US lifts HIV/AIDS immigration ban

FG condemns new US security measures

Angola 2010: Obasi in, Eneramo out

Terrorism: US declare Nigerians security risk

Sunday, January 03, 2010

2010 critical to survival of democracy in Nigeria – AC

Citigroup, Marshall & Ilsley finish 2009 among biggest losers

China manufacturing grows at fastest pace in 20 months

N’Delta: FG, ex-militant leaders to meet Tuesday

Market women apologise to Benin monarch

How I tried to extend ex-CJN’s tenure – VP

Ngige charges children on use of Igbo language

Singapore’s economy recovering after first contraction

Bayelsa to boost rice, fish farming

Don’t use Abdulmutallab to judge Nigerians – Obasanjo

Murray defends decision to skip Davis Cup

Fresh N20bn contract scam uncovered in Oceanic Bank

NGO tasks oil firms on gas flaring

Tokyo Stock Exchange to launch new trading system

Health ministry in transfer tension

Yar’Adua’s absence: SERAP petitions UN

Budget: CNPP to sue FG over Yar’Adua’s signature

Security will be greatest task for FG in 2010 —Expert

Foundation tasks govt, individuals on plight of widows

Credit crisis: S&P 500 Index posts first decade loss

Delta approved laying of seven new pipelines in 2009 – Commissioner

AC accuses Oni of wasting over N40bn

We’ll motivate Eagles to win – NFF

Scientists set for human trials of artificial artery

How repentant are the militants?

Nigerian bomb suspect ‘reached out’ to UK militants — Report

Keshi sets Angola 2010 target

Falconets train without medical team

6,000MW may be achieved in April — PHCN MD

Concession will guarantee good roads in Nigeria – LCC

Megacity: Lagos needs N6.14tn for infrastructure

Kohlberg Capital sued over fraud

Insurance sector set for expansion

Boundary demarcation: FG seeks host communities’ support

DG NACA promises adequate information on HIV/AIDS

Ex-Ohanaeze president faults signing of budget abroad

Yar’Adua’s health: Re-election campaign groups halt activities

Communal clash claims one, properties in Enugu

Islamic cleric faults boycott of politics by Muslims

Onaiyekan calls for free and fair elections in 2011

AREDOLS advises Lagos on proposed urban planning bill

IBM wins 10-year deal with Gujarat Bank

Why we reviewed 2009 budget from N67bn to N55bn – Orji

Spring Bank’s income up by 65 per cent

UK home values increase for eighth month

India‘s IT services market to reach $12.8bn by 2013

‘Katsina-Alu’s inauguration is legal’

Airports may spend N270bn on body scanners

Real estate firm introduces online solution for apartment seekers

Presidency probes Abdulmutallab’s father’s claims

Beckham backs ‘arrogant’ Capello

Dike assures Rangers fans of trophy

‘Allow Bin Laden’s daughter to leave Iran’

Heavy snow hits Beijing, leaving thousands stranded

Fire guts Kumasi market in Ghana

Delayed skin cancer diagnoses for blacks and hispanics

Clean up FCT

CBN, save the naira

New guidelines urge A1C test for diabetes diagnosis

Sudanese group name presidential candidate

Body of British hostage to be handed over soon

Pope’s secretary visits woman who floored pontiff

Okorodudu tips Nigerian boxers to rule Delhi 2010

Street ball experience thrills Kanu

Fuel scarcity bites harder as NNPC contractors stop imports

‘Land reforms critical to FDI in housing sector’

CJN: Where is the justice?

Merkel to pursue market rules, credit supply in 2010

Diamond Bank intensifies moves to improve banking services

Intercontinental Wapic asset rises to N12.9bn

2010: Insurers bet on bancassurance

Experts set agenda for housing sector in 2010

MTN Group Connect to slash logistics costs for businesses

Nigeria’s crude production hits highest level since March ’08

Perm Sec counsels on development

Cleric urges Nigerians to pray for Yar’Adua

Driver kills two-year-old boy on New Year‘s Day

IT firms eye $30bn global outsourcing deals

European shares make best yearly gains since 1999

Drug war: NDLEA’s gains, pains in 2009

Advertisers, traders take over Amaechi’s bus stops

The allure, challenges of Lagos leisure parks

Exchange lifts suspension on Goldlink Insurance’s stocks

Woman, 85 dies in candle light inferno

Ndoma-Egba, aspirant disagree over constituency seat

EFCC to arraign Obieri, Intercontinental Bank directors today

Banks, political risks, infrastructure top OPS concerns for 2010

Volume, indices rise on NSE

It managers hope for more revenue in 2010

MFBs: Regulators’ nightmare in an imminent shake-up

Waste: Lagos offers incentives to revive PSP programme

‘Insurance practitioners should respect ethics of profession’

‘Investors’ interest to boost equity market’

Where to invest in 2010

Orascom loses bid to block Mobinil share sale

SIM card registration: Operators anticipate revenue decline

New fundamental rules and citizens’ rights

Facility management experts advised on quality services

Yar’Adua can’t be away indefinitely – NBA, SANs

Planning for future events with insurance products

Nigeria will miss Adeleye – Esin

NSC battles for funds in a loaded year

Alliances: The battle against a behemoth

Heavy downpour kills 64 in Brazil

Abdulmutallab: US, UK close embassies in Yemen

Congo volcano eruption threatens rare chimpanzees

A patient dies, and then the anguish of litigation

The only solution to fuel supply crisis

12-month power outage

Another look at Reality TV

Reinvigorating the civil service

Michael Owen may not make England squad for 2010 World Cup-Ferguson

Peru upholds Fujimori‘s 25-year sentence

US shuts embassy in Yemen

Eagles engages South African team, Royal Thanda today

Ngige laments decline in the use of Igbo Language

Lagos needs N6.14tn investment on infrastructure- Fashola

Saturday, January 02, 2010

Why local content in aviation insurance is low – NAICOM

Henin to take on Petrova

GM extends Saab deadline

UK consumers more aware of personal finances, Deloitte says

Button happy with MBE honour

Australia loses to Romania in Hopman Cup

India to give visas on arrival to citizens of five countries

Time Warner’s Cable News Corp.‘s Fox resolve dispute over programming fees

English games hit by bad weather

Benitez plans January raid

Tope Adeboye shuns critics

China-Asean free-trade agreement takes hold, spares popcorn, toilet paper

NDLEA arrests 2 women for drug trafficking

Terror, protests keep Pakistani businesses closed on first day of new year

Muka Amusan, wife come under attack

Lagos rolls out grass roots plans for 2010

Cech still one of the world‘s best goalkeepers – Ancelotti

Cameroun stands firm on Eto’o

Martins finally makes Nations Cup squad

Madam Soludo repackages

Kenyan inflation accelerates on drink, tobacco costs

Blackwater chief hails ruling in Iraq shooting case

Mourners complain about early burial, as fidau prayers hold for late Maryam

Militants threaten to drag FG’s amnesty committee to EFCC

Foundation grants Nasarawa students scholarships

2010 Budget: Decentralisation of due process mechanism will aid implementation –Okogu

Funeral home offers drunk drivers a free burial

Ngige gets more support

World Cup fiesta: The rebranding of South Africa

Funke Adedoyin gets groovy

Real Madrid targets Rooney

English FA Cup special: Benjani keeps Mancini run going in Cup win

Group flays planned closure of Benin airport

Power: FG’s failed promise, doom for industrial sector – NACCIMA

Eagles need experience in defence – Okoronkwo

Between Ama Annan and her unending suitors

Body of Jordan soldier killed in Afghanistan repatriated

Tim Cahill spares Everton’s blushes

Uche Ohimai goes out of view

Jumbo salary enough to make political office-holders want to kill – Anioke

The greatest civic virtue

Danish cartoonist’s assailant charged with attempted murders

Why toll ‘ll continue on Lekki-Epe expressway – Fashola

I’d drop dead if I go on leave – Taye Ige, Hot Sports MD

Wyoming man kills mountain lion eating his llama

South African credit demand contracts as unemployment rises

Strive to make ASCON independent of govt – Reps

Yar’Adua: Why I won’t resign – Bankole

Abdulmutallab, a member of al Qaeda – Obama ..What Abdulmutallab’s father told the CIA

FUTA VC makes case for biotechnology, research

How restructuring initiative will create jobs for insurers in 2010 – Soladoye

US business group accuses Obama of checkmating Taiwan

Plateau to sack unqualified teachers in 2010

Day Laurent Pierre courted Etiebet, others in their haven

Aviation injuries, aloft and on the ground

The joy of physics isn’t about the results, but the search itself

Pink bombshell 2 – The triumph

Unlucky lady loses mother, 4 fingers to machine tragedy

Aspirin during pregnancy may help preemies

Peak Talent Show produces winner

Irish atheists defy new blasphemy law

Ugandan rebel leader killed: Army

Fallout of Nigeria’s banking crisis

That paltry N71bn for federal roads

Errant Chinese smoker stops world’s fastest train

North Korea New Year wish: Tear down imaginary wall

Chicken stew

...Nigerians urged to shun mass endorsement of politicians

West has a month to accept Iran nuclear proposal: FM

No man is successful if he fails in his duties to his family – Hon. Ganiyu Olukolu

Theatre of absurdities

New Year test for Maurice Iwu, INEC

Yar’Adua deserves commendation for not employing military option to resolve N’Delta crisis – Aginig

Remilekun Williams in marital skirmish

Respite in sight?

Manchester United stresses Leeds is top priority

Top 10 lost talents of the last decade

Developers to invest $40m in new building technology acquisition

New Year tragedy: FRSC laments as okada rider dies in head-on-collision

The opposition criticise to seek relevance – Ohakim

New Year prophecies and promises

Malouda threatens to quit Chelsea

How different will 2010 be from 2009?

Mistaken identity

Jane Oduah zooms out of view

2010: Year of litmus test

The time for revolution is now

Christmas silhouettes and acknowledgements

Mutallab complicates near-fatal situation

Parliament rejects Karzai cabinet nominees

2011: Constituency moves to unseat Rep member

Crab meat is good for you

Burning off festive season-induced calories

Wisconsin man’s bank quip earns him Champion Liar title

Obamas in, reality stars out in desirable neighbours poll

Re: Raking in millions from Nigerian birth certificate scam

Ndi Anambra take exception to Akpabio’s comment

Oil-rich E-Guinea must diversify economy: President

British-flagged ship hijacked off Somalia

Former British PM criticises Iraq invasion motives

Bola Thani releases new album

I’m as good as Rihanna – Okebalama

US scores ‘D’ on preterm birth report card

Controlling your internal and external dialogue

Old – new – face of Lagos Bar Beach

Unveiling the house of TV station bomber

Between fear and hope

Men’s fashion: Trends likely to go in 2010

Unveiling Iman: Domestic, beautiful, smart

Let’s get talking

Trapped in ‘play-play’ love

Her love for night life is ruining our marriage

I quickly got married at 29 to avoid crashing like many world stars – Charles Ojugbana, sports guru

Family and friends thought I was foolish to quit NAL Bank for Wema – Chief Samuel Adegbite

Choo-chooing along to aid in measure of neutrons

Body temperature declines with age

Nokterra’s baptism of auction

An eye on the hallowed chamber

Peculiarity of Lagos is making it difficult to access UBEC funding – Sosan, deputy governor

Amnesty International on police killings

Taking mining to the rural people

Accelerating a new regulatory framework for postal services

Don calls for engagement of Blacks in the Diaspora

Yar’Adua’s ailment: FG spends N30m on presidential crew in 40 days

Egypt expects exploratory oil wells in 2010

Angola 2010: Martins makes Eagles squad

Abdulmutallab is a member of al-Qa‘ida --Obama

Friday, January 01, 2010

Rita Dominic alleges threat to her career

CT2: Faze bows out!

Dejo–Richards faces eviction?

Tee A ventures into eatery business

Sammie Okposo fails to get married as promised

Ireti wins award

Hilda Dokubo shines

Stars to watch in 2010

How K1 and I beat Sony Music at its own game – Bolaji Basia Saheed

Delta says security failures put travellers in ‘peril’

My husband fell in love with me because I spoke his language fluently – Princess Latifat Momodu

I never beat or cheated on my ex-wife –Goriola Hassan, estranged husband of Ayo Adesanya

Codelco Chuquicamata talks fail as miner strike looms

BRICS may take over G7 – Goldman

Argentine peso posts biggest yearly drop since 2002 devaluation

VP urges Nigerians to love one another

Portsmouth delays Kanu, Utaka’s wages again

I spent 20 years on death row for an offence I didn’t commit –Arthur Judah Angel

Arsenal Signs Brazilian Youngster

Daniel grants 13 prisoners freedom

Ekiti eye centre begins operation, to offer subsidised treatment

Fed officials discuss limited bond sales to help exit stimulus

Icahn offers $45m loan as part of Trump bid

Canadian stocks rise as US unemployment claims fall

Business tips: Ways to make your website answer customer phone calls

Anambra 2010: Ekwueme, Uba’s kinsmen endorse Soludo

NBA accuses PDP of playing politics with Yar’Adua’s health

Everton suspends Jo

NDLEA declares taxi driver wanted

Club owners and the Nigerian league

Kwara Assembly denies asking Yar’Adua to resign

Suspension of Daniel’s adviser against PDP constitution –Director of Organisation, Ogun State PDP

‘We watched in horror as crocodile devoured our loved ones’

I‘ve been self-employed from secondary school – Marketing & Media boss

Peru prices rise at slowest pace in more than two years

Terror suspect: Nigeria, Ghana, SSS, NIA trade blame

A company gave me an open cheque after I won a case they had lost at Supreme Court –Chief Ogunshola

Herbal medicine is different from spiritism–Prince Akintunde Ayeni, Chairman, Yem-Kem International

US to lose $400bn on Fannie, Freddie, Wallison says

How traffickers use Ogun border communities to smuggle children in and out of Nigeria

Improving your finances in 2010

Making resolutions that work

From 911 calls to airport strip search

The limit of social hugging

Celebration as Ooni of Ife clocks 80

I am not a football mercenary – Idoko

I’m a better player now – Osaze

TUC backs EFCC on establishment of special courts for corruption

MILITARY PENSIONERS TO RECEIVE REVIEWED ARREARS SOON-Kwaji

Amnesty: Daniel frees 13 prisoners

NIGERIANS MUST REDEDICATE THEMSELVES TO SELFLESS SERVICE TO FATHERLAND IN 2010-Kaduna Governor

Kibaki sees a new constitution for Kenya in 2010

Nations Cup: Amodu to decide Martins fate today

I‘m ready to die for reform-Mousavi

Pope Benedict XVI appeals for peace in 2010

Thursday, December 31, 2009

Re: VP’s mansion

Policeman kills 25-year-old undergraduate

Nothing to show for huge investment in agriculture –Rep

How much is fuel?

Suicide bomber

Mr. President

Adieu, Maryam

Cotecna test-runs fixed scanner

Global stocks set for biggest gain since 2003 as oil, copper rise

Shake up in US intelligence imminent

Nestle may miss sales, margin goals after Alcon sale

UK banks expect mortgage loan gain in first quarter

How to perform heroic deeds

US auto sales show ‘slow slog’ as Ford gains ground

Cabotage Act: NPA, ISAN collaborate on implementation

Bode Thomas policemen

Abdulmutallab conundrum

Pacquiao sues Mayweather over doping‘ claims

Increasing local capacity through investment in soda ash production

Kuwaiti vessel escapes hijack

Rusal plans to raise as much as $2.6bn in IPO

War on terror: NANS pledges support for US

Oil near $80, on track for strongest gain in decade

N’Assembly has received signed 2009 extra budget – Bankole

FAAN may sack over 1,000 workers in January

Terror suspect attended 2008 Islamic ‘knowledge fest’ in Houston

China hits back at US steel pipe decision

CIPPON to put price quoting systems on printing products

Orange-Juice futures decline on forecast

Diaby signs new Arsenal deal

Policemen

KCOBA pledges continued partnership with FG on educational development

Gov. Suswam, rescue us

2,100 pupils to participate in JETS competition in Oyo

Abdulmutallab and Nigeria’s new image

FCT needs 3,719 classrooms – Education secretary

In favour of Akoko State

Wenger pleased to prove doubters wrong

SMEDAN seeks low interest rate for SMEs

Zimbabwe blames media for Nestle closure

IMF approves Ukraine’s request to use reserves for payments

Ribadu can challenge his dismissal — Court

Vandalism stalls reopening of Warri, Kaduna refineries

Nations Cup thrills Yakubu

Ugbo: Mimiko presents instruments of office to Obat chief

Maryam: VP, IG visit IBB

...LP Rep alleges plot to nullify poll

2010: Alao-Akala cannot stop Ladoja from coming back —PDP chieftain

Dosu backs Amodu on Adeleye, Adefemi

Shape of things to come in 2010

Bankole, govs, Makinde urge patriotism, love in 2010

Gold rises, heading for ninth annual advance as dollar declines

France offers highest champagne discounts

Aeropostale‘s $10 sweatshirts land retailer in winner‘s circle

Man United not missing Ronaldo – Ferguson

Attention, Ikorodu LG

Lagos Mainland teachers inaugurate self-empowerment programme

Commission calls for funding of non-formal education

Nigeria in the news

What is the North afraid of?

Abdulmutallab: Lessons for parents

‘Music, powerful tool of conversion’

Nollywood: Raising the game

Council gives N1.3m computers, motorcycles to education authority

At home with 11-year-old millionaire

Unconventional construction

Nadal ready for new season

European retail sales rose in December

White sugar advances to two-decade high on deficit speculation

NLC threatens action over lay-offs in banks

Wendy‘s burger chain exits Japan as customers queue on sidewalk share business

Court freezes Akingbola’s N346bn assets, £11m

US stocks retreat to trim biggest yearly rally since 2003

Ijebu Ife: Court renews suspension order on panel

Guinness backs Eagles

Mark seeks credible governorship election in Anambra

FG releases fresh facts on Abdulmutallab

Official trips: Head of Service fires back at Aondoakaa

Investors lost N2tn on stocks in 2009 – Investigation

Trading closes on positive note as ASI rises by 1.29%

Yar’Adua still in charge, says Jonathan

Palm oil has best annual advance in 12 years on demand

DPR says fuel supply remains poor

‘Nigeria should learn agricultural financing from India’

‘Nigeria needs visionary leaders to transform economy’

Firm ends royal tour

Luca Toni joins Roma

Bad Christmas for two suspected robbers, others

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: End in sight to traffic jam

Issues, people that will shape politics

Like coach, like president?

Pushing Centre of Excellence forward

PTA urges synergy among stakeholders, donates auditorium

It’s a New Year!

Culture: A new dawn, with FG’s support though

LSWC, fix these pipes

Why development eludes Africa

The 6,000-megawatt failure

Enough of leadership by correspondence

Moving from rhetorics to action

For El Anatsui, it’s art, nature, culture and a prize