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The Punch News Archive for February 2010Rss

Saturday, February 27, 2010

Jordan buys Bobcats

NFF to present Lagerback on Wednesday

Lel, Wanjiru set for New Orleans battle

Abuja: City of dollar-denominated shopping malls

Warnock issues Rooney warning

United, Villa chase Carling glory

Apapa Amusement Park: Don’t expect to be amused always

I’ve two powerful wives but my mum is the secret of my success – Dr. Ogienwonyi, former NNPC ED

Athletes lament poor preparation for Delhi games

Mancini hails Bridge, Tevez

Any job that doesn’t transform lives isn’t worth it

Yar’Adua: Army pledges loyalty to Jonathan

Zamora not thinking of England

Maradona’s website hacked

2011: Race for Ndoma-Egba’s job hots up

Kenya Power & Lighting’s First-Half Profit Jumps 27%

Post-amnesty: Ex-militants in A’Ibom to get N77.5m

Zamalek decries 12-day break

Cavs blow past sorry Celtics

Yar’Adua’s return: North/South-South condemn troops deployment

Piracy: IMO, AU to partner Nigeria on maritime safety

Style in black redefined

South African businesses to lobby for mines nationalisation

Petra sets record with $35m diamond sale

Shade up guys, the sun is out

Let Jonathan, Mark, Bankole, CJN see Yar’Adua – Northern Christian elders

Rangers’ Onyema eyes continental ticket

24 dead in stampede at Timbuktu’s oldest mosque

NPL elections: Don’t bend the rules, Opara warns

Embattled ships owners risk losing vessels to NIMASA

Anambra 2010: Soludo has no moral right to challenge Obi in court – Akunyili

Gay men’s evolutionary role may be to help protect young kin

Winter Olympics: Canada beats US to hockey gold

With bureaucrats in the saddle Nigeria is in danger – Ogunlewe

Rise and shine in floral prints

Vision 2020: ICAN seeks more roles for public sector accountants

India to reduce budget gap as economy grows

Emerging-market stock gains were paced by a 1.5% advance in Kazakhstan’s KASE Index

Sports should be made compulsory in schools’

Oil holds near $78 ahead of key US data

Bella settles at last

National Assembly’s resolution saved Nigeria from collapsing – Owan-Enoh

There’s more to football than kicking it (2)

Isiwo Road needs Ogun government’s attention

Wedding band makes jealousy a bigger threat

‘Thuggery may spell doom for Nigeria’s democracy’

2011: Fayose’s LP vows to take over S’West from PDP

Chelsea scandals irritate Ancelotti

The fall of Babel

British PM savours twin pre-election boost

Chile earthquake: Death toll hits 147 as Tsunami fear increases

Journalists complain of pre-poll intimidation in Iraq

Wikki sure of avoiding relegation

Governors grumble about lack of access to Yar’Adua

Yar’Adua can’t advise Jonathan on presidency – ANPP

Train like an Olympian: Here’s how

Rapid flu test most accurate for young kids

Why couples need honesty in marriage

Jos, Mutallab and the poverty thesis

The May 29th Group and their advertisements

How we recovered from Algiers ’90 nightmare – Emma Okocha

Kidnapping: Akpabio, opposition back to the trenches

Ibidun Ighodalo soars higher

Unspent funds: FG receives N15bn from parastatals

Ofeimun wins Fonlon-Nichols Award

T Code hails Pasuma, set to shoot Celebration

Council boss provides pupils with school uniforms

Emerging markets lead stocks as metals gain

Congo thwarts world’s biggest

Eight winners emerge in Redstar Express annual scholarship

UNN: VC contends with opposition to hike in tuition fees

Artists take campaign against corporal punishment to schools

Despite baptism by piracy, Typical moves on

Exploring the treasures of the deep blue sea

Bees as nature’s pharmacy

Kwara 2011: The paymaster and opposition from uncommon quarters

Nadal ‘worried’ about constant injuries

Ojora halts journey to matrimony

Double tragedy for 6 drug traffickers owing banks money used to buy cocaine

Observations on my visit to Abeokuta

Banana republic, monkey leaders

Running a TV station is no soap opera

Advance towards test for aggressive prostate cancer

Breast cancer stats differ racially despite similar mammogram rates

PDP and the burden within

Jusun strike leaves 230 Anambra election culprits still in custody

...Remove him now, eminent lawyers insist

US looks to peacefully resolve Iran showdown

Nsofor, Apam for Congo match

Foreigners among 16 dead in Taliban attacks on Kabul

Agbotis celebrate

South-South governors meet in Benin

CRPP, others differ on Edo Assembly crisis

Patricia Leon gets new lease of life

British judge criticises secret services amid torture row

NFF explains Amodu’s mission to S’Africa

UN renews call for ‘credible’ Gaza probe

Yar’Adua: More pressure on cabinet, National Assembly

Tension mounts in C’River over whereabouts of kidnapped chairman’s wife

Nutritional needs of young athletes

Soft furnishing poses lesser challenge than music –Deola Obafemi

Who says Jonathan can’t be VP again?

Witnessing uplifting behaviour may spur good deeds

What is your understanding about domestic violence? (1)

My dad was a good Christian but ended up a polygamist

I was born the day after my mum survived a fatal boat accident that killed seven people

Help! I am the only one in love

Unexpected homecoming

In this time of want and despair, I cry for Nigeria

Conversation in a café

Prayer against kidnapping: Thanks to A’Ibom women

‘I saw machete cuts on my brother’s head but they told me he was knocked down by a vehicle’

Idowu key to Beijing success – Siasia

Yar’Adua’s return and the search for constitutionality

Insurers should reassess risk management system

NITEL: Last chance for restoration

Ominous cloud hangs over Nigerian airline industry

Danjuma’s pot of gold

DTN: Sewing new garment for historical paper

On horse of Black History, chief priests move to save tradition

National Council on Education will determine fate of JSS in Unity Schools – Egwu

Training money-conscious children as a financial legacy

Katchey boss splashes N150m on science labs for alma mater

BHP is Africa’s biggest aluminium producer with two smelters in South Africa and one in Mozambique

Bank of America Pays $29 Million compensation to Global Banking Chief, Montag

Sharks gets indefinite suspension

Don’t field Ijaw politicians in future election, IYC warns political parties

Mauritanian soldiers kill 3 in attack on armed convoy

South-South Governors meet in Benin, silent on Presidency crisis

Massive earthquake hits Chile

Egypt court okays gas exports to Israel

Government imposes curfew in north Liberia after religious clashes

Save Nigeria from collapse, CNPP tasks FEC

NFF to unveil Lagerback on Wednesday

DELSU honours Osakwe with a colloquium

Army pledges loyalty again

Jonathan yet to see Yar’Adua, Turai

UK backs Ag. President, urges quick actions

Friday, February 26, 2010

We’re ready for 21st Enugu trade fair –ECCIMA

Yaro Yaro not thinking of Pillars exit

GE to sell $3.3bn stake in Turkish bank

Folake Umosen, others for Glory ’10

Don’t blame Nigerian athletes for representing other countries –Ngerem

MDGs: NISER boss harps on capacity building

Not all breast lumps are cancerous –Surgeon

Jos crisis: Plateau govt to rebuild victims’ houses

EDL Knockout Cricket gets date

GUS 6 winner, Uche Nwaezeapu, steps out with babe

US wants answers on Goldman role in Greece

Toyota’s problems loom large even after hearings

Coca-Cola to buy bottler for $12bn

Bob-Manuel Udokwu celebrates

Brit sues paper for ‘world’s worst’ claim

Fulham sends Shakhtar packing

NDE assists 1,500 Anambra graduates

Mass WASSCE failure: C’River may punish 162 principals

No credible elections until after reforms –Guobadia

Kaduna farmers laud fertiliser supply

Capello hopes to change Bridge’s mind

Sotherton queries West Ham take over plan

Titans Nigeria makes debut

India’s economy to bounce back says govt

Iran: Arab nations will usher in ‘new Middle East’

Akunyili’s memo on Yar’Adua

Agagu didn’t treat me as a friend in need –Dr. Frederick Akinruntan, the new Olugbo of Ugbo Kingdom

We composed our first song in primary school –Skuki

PDP has no moral basis to protest Obi’s victory

Former Madoff operations executive arrested

Champions of Our Time out soon

Probe the forgery of Yar’Adua’s signature

Preparing for S’Africa with Brazil in mind

Turkish court frees ex-Navy, Air Force chiefs

Liverpool moves past Unirea

Imo LG election date expected

Disregard Edo elders’ consultative forum –Oshiomhole

Address Nigerians now, TUC tells Yar’Adua

FG to establish medicinal plants farms

‘Enugu 2010 budget aimed at rural development’

Woods speech raises more questions about private life

North Korea, as usual, threatens South, U.S. over drill

Billionaires clash on Stamford Bridge

EU budget chief to enforce Greek cuts

Businessman alleges loss of N3.6m to banks’ consolidation, threatens court action against Sterling

Stop these meaningless trips to Jeddah

Re: A’Ibom Airport: Cash guzzler or goldmine?

Yar’Adua: Senate mulls future of presidency

French president visits freed hostage in Mali

I’m in music to touch people’s lives –Made, Adeniji-Adele’s son

GUS: Celebrity battle begins

China pollution concerns dash Hummer deal – Analysts

Palm cuts revenue outlook on weak phone sales

I toned down my dressing to stop people from running away from me – Muma Gee

The attitude of gratitude

‘Capital market still an avenue for quick and high returns’

Discovering sex

Drops of beauty

Getting the “ruched” effect

AMP visits Fashola

I don’t have a new boyfriend –Empress Njamah

Re: Yar’Adua’s unfulfilled promises

Gani never prosecuted for EFCC

I can’t date an ugly man, I’m hot –Victoria Oruwari, blind opera singer

I understand timing of MEND’s threat –Agary

Learning to control your children’s expenses

The cost of auto recall

My friends ruined my business

My father punished me so often that one day I had to ask my mother if he was truly my dad –Eze John

Readers’ Reactions: Our need for Gramsci’s mixture

30,000 of us competed for five Air Force slots in the East – Dr. Gibson Nwosu-Ezeuzu II, the Obi of

Waste several lives but save the ammo!

Barack Obama to push through health bill despite Republican resistance

Thai court to rule on seizing Thaksin’s fortune

Winter Olympics: Surprise gold for Rebensburg

Look stylish and chic, polka dot on your wedding look

Sokoto to build N3.8bn IPP –Graham

Sokoto DPP governorship candidate calls for calm

Finally, Turai’s cabal cracks

South Africa to play Denmark in final World Cup friendly

Meningitis outbreak kills 246 in Burkina Faso

Enugu to shut down 841illegal private schools

Two Benin Republic nationals arrested in Ogun for gun-running

Adebayor gets four-match ban

British soldier killed in Afghanistan

Portsmouth finally enters administration

15 people killed in Timbuktu mosque stampede

Ivory Coast announces new electoral commission

NCP backs Chinese firm‘s $2.5 bid for Nitel

Thursday, February 25, 2010

What a recipe for anarchy!

‘Cocoa fetching higher price than palm oil’

Japan and Thailand to jointly develop Thai SMEs

Illegal drug trade via Internet on the rise in India – Report

FG urged to strengthen SMEs through effective policies

Makelele set to quit

Former champion makes case for squash

Lampard rues Cech’s loss

NIMASA begins issuance of identity card to dockworkers

Global trade shrank 12% in 2009 – WTO

US partners Nigeria on HIV, AIDS campaign

Eid-el-Maulud: Put nation first, Mark, Bankole tell Nigerians

Global trade sees worst fall in over 60 years

Hong Kong’s trade deficit narrows slightly

ITF official says Nigeria has great tennis potential

Foreign coach can’t help Eagles – Onyedika

NOC extols Amu’s virtues

Etta, UAC boss, to close HotSports squash tourney

Free trade talks with Australia underway

China says US abuses trade measures in steel case

Gowon, Shonekan, others eulogise Akindele at book launch

Carrington weeps as he pays tribute to Gani

AC, Sagay, others warn of danger over power play

Lagos Assembly approves N389.571bn for 2010

Court declares OSSIEC composition illegal

Mimiko inaugurates N3.5bn road project

Fidelity fires two Asian managers for ethical breaches

Customs partners Hong Kong on speedy cargo clearance

Indomie participates at Kaduna Int’l Trade Fair

Sagna sees Arsenal destiny

Nomination excites Adiyah

Non-payment of compensation: Property owners plan hunger strike

Nigeria requires 15m houses

Gonzalez happy with Sevilla draw

Portsmouth confirms administration plan

FLP set to improve business ownership with new products

NPA to improve port efficiency through project implementation

RWE reduces earnings outlook on energy-project delays

Again, EFCC arrests Kenny Martins

Crash helmets: FRSC goes tough on motorcyclists in Ondo

Turai has no constitutional role —Lawyers

Teachers/govt face-off: Oyo transfers new chairman, 61 others

Ex-minister wants Nigerians to consolidate democracy

Toyota boss apologises for faults

Cabotage: Starzs acquires new vessel for five year

C/River yet to earn revenue from tourism –Commissioner

Defeated Sri Lanka presidential candidate to contest parliamentary election

Rajevac calls off Balotelli Ghana chase

Lifters set for camping

Report on Sosoliso, Bellview and ADC crashes ready

Africa still lagging behind in ICT, says ITU

Domenech rejects Vieira again

World Cup ticket prices slashed

Renewed fighting mars Darfur peace treaty

India, Pakistan agree to keep in touch

2009 was tough year for tourism

Stalled China trade talks back on track

German February unemployment rises less than forecast

N‘Delta changed our training focus

Fayose accuses Ekiti govt of plot to disrupt LP rally

Conduct elections quickly, Jonathan tells Niger junta

Resident doctors threaten two-day strike

Senate confirms Enikuomehin as NDDC member

Tell officers to stop embarrassing us, Onovo directs CPs

CIBC first-quarter net income rises on trading

Odu’a diversifies into agriculture, pharmaceuticals

Textile manufacturers urged to take advantage of BOI loan

Tiger, out of the woods?

Yanukovich inaugurated as Ukrainian president, pledges to fight country’s woes

Obama hosts summit to rescue US health bill

Ferguson laments Anderson, Rio’s injuries

I‘m not under pressure – Mancini

Kaduna, Warri refineries commence production of petrol, diesel

If opposition candidates were united, Obi would not have won – Okoye

Amaechi accuses Ogoni of chasing away investors

Let’s learn from the past, Sodje tells NFF

Lucio pleased with Chelsea win

Whale kills SeaWorld trainer

Turkish army chief meets leaders over coup plot

Pipe and cigar smokers do inhale – Study

‘Teachers’ training programme not a jamboree’

Tears of a Princess

DN Tyre & Rubber showcases at Kaduna Fair

Netherlands investors explores Nigerian agric sector

Hays slumps after first-half profit misses

Termination of contract: Contractor sues college for N500m

President can’t rule by proxy —SNG

Lagos to clampdown on uncertified vehicles, drivers

HIV: Nigeria records 1,000 new infections daily —UNAIDS

Presidential wing witnesses lull again

Farmers kill six vigilantes in Ogun forest reserves

Army defends deployment of troops

Anambra tribunal receives first petition against Obi

European economic confidence unexpectedly worsens

Artisanal fishery contributes over 85% to fish supply

Investors yet to respond to Nestle‘s N12.55 dividend

Firm introduces new air coolers

Intimate Battle

Motorists run over woman, daughter, two others

Pupils’ cognitive domain must be developed – Adegoke

Bilingualism might begin in the womb

Mass failure: Blame inadequate funds, not principals – ANCOPSS

…junta bars self from future elections

European Commission supports Iceland EU bid

Afghan government claims Taliban stronghold

Champions League: Ancelotti targets Stamford Bridge victory

NFF names foreign coach on Friday

FG validates NITEL’s sale to preferred bidder

The leadership that Nigeria lacks

‘Electoral reform is important for survival of democracy’

Nobody knows whether Yar‘Adua is aware of Senate‘s resolution –Abaribe

FG to implement blueprint on agriculture this year

France to pay shot Togo keeper’s return flight

FIFA shocked by Pompey woe

Australia summons Israeli envoy over Dubai killing

UK publishes new rules for assisted suicide

Niger: Senate talks tough, calls for election timetable

Why millions of Nigerian pupils may remain out of school

Demystifying learning of mathematics and sciences

Democracy and rising cost of governance

Amnesty International off the piste

Get a good coach for Super Eagles

‘Govt should tackle problem of power and corruption to move Nigeria forward’

N44m heroin abandoned at Lagos airport

Politicians and their new clan of praise singers

Accenture ranks high in global corporate leadership

Why we have not delisted moribund companies – NSE

ASI drops by 0.2% in bearish trading

ECB officials reject IMF-proposed inflation

Queen’s English: The rich also cry

Yar’Adua: Jonathan’s life in danger —South-South leaders

Violence: Ogun LG boss petitions Jonathan

At last, Yar’Adua recognises Jonathan as Acting President

BAFTA, ahead of the Oscars

Niger Republic: Jonathan directs junta to have “a very short” transition programme

Police disrupts protest against coup in Niger, Nigeria

Suspect steals two hours after being granted bail

Ghana to fast-track infrastructure for oil

Gunmen abduct senator‘s mother

Convicted drug trafficker seeks bail from another judge

NANS URGES FG TO FISH OUT KILLERS OF UNDERGRADUATES

Resign now if you are not fit to rule, SAN tells Yar’Adua

Yar’Adua should address us if he has arrived-Fayose

JUSUN strike: NBA charges Ogun to resolve impasse

Yar’Adua’s return: Tell us who is incharge - AC

Senator gives contractors deadline on N300m water project in C’River

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

UNAD dismisses 500 students for admission irregularities

Osun poly investigates lecturer

Customs impounds frozen food worth N25m

Sagay, Falana, others insist on his communication with N’Assembly

President must address nation to gauge his fitness — NBA

NIMASA projects N45.5bn revenue in 2010

Daniel’s commissioner’s appointment remains illegal –Ogun Assembly

Google executives convicted in Italy for Down syndrome video

Lagos boosts agric projects with N168m

Reinstate Amodu

ERHC eyes investment in Nigerian marginal fields

Merger could boost Schlumberger‘s gas role

brokers urge lawmakers not to repeal Workmen’s Compensation Act

Clashes break out at Greek crisis protests

Katsina in festive mood over President’s return

Immigration blocks passport issuance to non-Nigerians

Ondo lawmaker calls for dissolution of council administrations

AC aspirant scores Alao-Akala’s administration low

Jonathan reasserts position as Acting President

EU recommends starting membership talks with Iceland

CTL, HiTV dispute: NBC, NCC accused of bias

Etim, Sofoluwe condemn s’final target for foreign coach

‘Ghana ready for Glo-CAF awards’

Attention, Delta State

Warning on falling oil, gas reserves

Still on foreign coach

NLNG contributes 7% to GDP, says MD

FG to ensure conducive environment for oil operations – Ajumogobia

Oil prices slide to $79

Nestle proposes N10.60 final dividend

Introduce better road signs

NCF to deliberate on Olympiad

Nathaniel Idowu: A quintessential philanthropist

Reps dump new anti-corruption bill

RSA Insurance may say profit fell on investment returns, claims

Yar’Adua: Senate amends Sections 145, 109

Who elected this lawmaker?

Jonathan remains Acting President – N’Delta leaders

CNPP, AC, Afenifere insist on constitution

Anambra: Okonkwo seeks to stop Obi’s inauguration

2011: Saraki warns lobbyists

Why Yar’Adua was rushed back home —Investigation

German consumers, companies put brake on recovery

‘Shell’s opposition to PIB self-seeking’

Champions League: I made Chelsea stars – Mourinho

Barca has no divine right to win – Guardiola

Shinkafi decries poor tax administration

How to create jobs

Women more likely to fail treatment for atrial fibrillation

Group petitions Senate over N412m alleged fraud at IST

Re: STATOIL faces legal action for breach of contract

Sirius Petroleum spends $2m on Ke marginal field

‘Less than 2% of Nigerians have insurance cover’

Firm clinches offshore rope access technology certification

ExxonMobil invested $280m in healthcare, others in 10 years

Agodo-Egbe in 15-month darkness

Survey finds many men complaining of ill-fitting condoms

Mexican-Americans most active in US

Mushin LG budgets N4.3bn

Haba, PHCN!

GTBank introduces first naira-denominated MasterCard

World Cup: Obasi dismisses Messi threat

Premier League clubs top debt list

UNILAG students and the dress code

Chevron to build 750MW IPP in Lagos

EU plans $81.5bn energy export cuts

Don’t use return to destabilise Nigeria, US warns Yar’Adua’s aides

My Pikin: Trial of suspects begins April 14

70,000 children born with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria annually

Election disputes: Iwu opposes six-month time limit

...nine others killed in Akwa Ibom

Interior decoration as a goldmine

HIV/AIDS: Report faults allocation of funds

Over 30 policemen killed in Boko Haram crisis —AIG

I don’t know my age, graduate witness tells tribunal

ICPC v. Lafiaji: Judge fixes April 30 for judgment

Yar’Adua’s return throws presidency into confusion

Court restrains Edo Speaker, deputy

Hyundai recalls new Sonata sedan over latches

Pan moves to import Tokunbo cars

After three months, Yar’Adua returns ... unannounced

Yar’Adua’s return and opposition’s stance

Capello warns Owen

Foreign coach: Lagerback arrives, faces panel on Friday

PHCN, this is odd

Govt urged to stop tanker drivers from parking on flyover

Girl softball players suffering more shoulder injuries

Low-dose antibiotics may promote drug resistance

Dilapidated infrastructure

Bulls rebound as index rises by 0.3%

IDS, Digitcom partner on web-based rig reporting

Jonathan welcomes Total’s $20bn investment in Nigeria’s oil sector

NITEL: Another controversial sale?

Children and their rights under the law

Here, sleeping at night is difficult

First lady: Between ‘acting,’ ‘sitting’ and the urge to continue

Corruption: Liberia seeks EFCC’s assistance

Stanbic IBTC PFA’s deposits hit N100bn

Still on bank reforms and allied matters

PAN MOVES TO IMPORT FAIRLY USED TOKUNBO CARS

Agriculture gets N168m boost from Lagos

2011: My successor will emerge on merit, says Saraki

Theft suspect accuses government of selective justice

Yar‘Adua: Jonathan still in charge

Niger junta names civilian as caretaker prime minister

Yar’Adua’s return: Presidency in disarray as US expresses worry

N600m fraud: Banker gets Nine-month jail term

Yar’Adua must address nation, to gauge his fitness – NBA

Yar’Adua has shown he is incapable – CNPP

PSC dismisses commissioner of police over N16m fraud

Last three months were trying times for Nigeria – PDP

I don’t know my age, NCE graduate tells Osun tribunal

Yar’Adua: Senate amends Section 145 of 1999 Constitution.

Yar’Adua’s return: Jonathan summons Ministers to special meeting.

Ivory Coast brings opposition into new government

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Yar’Adua returns

‘Abuja motor fair to showcase best of passenger vehicles’

Chanrai eyes higher market share with new Mitsubishi truck

Succession plan imperative for all companies – CRe boss

Accountants need to strengthen ethics, upgrade skills – ICAN President

US Air $50bn tanker terms expected Wednesday

Emirates to begin flights to Japan

Igbinidu becomes managing director of TPT

NAF to complete Ilorin Hangar

I acquired fake police uniform, ID, to fulfill childhood ambition — Suspect

NCAA set to implement comprehensive data gathering system with airlines

Crystalife Assurance inducts new staff

2009 is second safest year for air travel – IATA

Why Fan Milk records low employee turnover – MD

World Bank boosts FCT health system with N600m

Northern elders demand 2011 presidency

Ex-Vice-President Cheney hospitalised

Seeking self development in a workplace

Arik takes delivery of fourth Boeing 737-800 aircraft

Lufthansa strike suspended, BA cabin crew up next

Akunyili, Abimbola Fashola for Executive Trainers‘ conference

Landslide kills five in Indonesia

Jonathan sends first communication to Senate

NDE trains 4,790 youths in ICT skills

Coup: Prosecutors interrogate 51 Turkish officers

NIMN tasks new inductees on professionalism

Pinera to sell 8.56 per cent of LAN to Cueto

NAHCO appoints new executive director

Chinese bus firm targets Nigerian market

Sky Marshals: AbdulMutallab’s case resuscitates US interest

Strategies for making employees enjoy work

How to make money as a motivational speaker

Mercedes, Schumacher partner for 2010 Formula One

‘The level of employee incompetence is alarming’

Niger junta leader in charge till elections

Students threaten violence over hike in UNAD fees

Oyo: Court stops fresh arrest of councillors

Ijebu Ife crisis: Daniel dissolves council exco, inaugurates caretaker committee

Jonathan’s Acting Presidency has brought stability to Nigeria –Anyaoku

Yar’Adua: Ministers have failed Nigerians –CNPP

FLP VP urges Nigerians to cultivate healthy habits

African countries meet on new pharmaceutical industries

Making orphans, widows to be self-reliant

Fast food joints: Battle against cockroaches and dangerous flies

Patients‘ platform: Keeping indolent health workers on their toes

Lagos Assembly reduces 2010 budget by N40bn

Amnesty under threat as JTF invades Ateke Tom’s residence

Libya welcome thrills Osheku

Naira firms against dollar at inter-bank

Ex-D‘Tigress star organises clinic for Jos victims

N620bn bailout: Court strikes out Rep’s suit against Sanusi

Yar’Adua: Ribadu testifies before US Senate Committee

Ekeji promises competent foreign coach

IFCN urges support for banking reforms

NDIC warns Nigerians on illegal microfinance banks

Reps probe N64bn Azikiwe airport project

CBN tennis: Kaduna Co-foundation ruthless in opening matches

Police seal off Edo Assembly complex

Eto’o warns Chelsea

I’m happy to prove doubters wrong – Pavlyuchenko

FG lauds US over support for HIV/AIDS victims

Atletico arrives for Wolves

Land dispute: Court bars monarch from tendering document in witness box

‘Why Nigerian banks cannot make profit in South Africa’

US to assist Nigeria generate 10,000MW by 2011

Troubled banks to repay FG loan by May – Sanusi

Reform: BankPHB lays off 966 workers

S’Court fixes May 4 for Rivers’, A’Ibom’s oil case

Ezeji dumps Sharks for Rangers

Anderson ponders Man Utd future

Glo-CAF awards: P-Square, Ishmael Lo to perform

NNPC, Shell disagree over Petroleum Bill

No budget for foreign coach – NSC

Jonathan diverts N19bn into Niger Delta reclamation

Complaints commission receives 33,962 cases

For Adeeda, it’s time to add sense to hip hop

Shareholders approve UPDC’s N30bn bond

‘Capacity building, vital to MDGs, Vision 2020’

Senate queries NPA’s N131.5bn budget proposal

Financial illiteracy contributed to stock market crash –Sanusi

Ukrainian company to revive Ajaokuta Steel

Mimiko: One year in the saddle

The Singaporean example

Time to cut Yar’Adua loose

Al Jazeera’s report on extra-judicial killings

Jonathan and the burden of electricity

Oshiomhole defends credit facilities from banks

Bear run persists at NSE

Judge’s absence stalls Magistrate Court Law suit

Disputed senatorial seat: Senator knows fate on May 21

With Nike, dyeing is serious business

Enwonwu, Ablade, 73 other artists jostle for collector’s hearts

EFCC to file charges against Adamu for alleged N15bn fraud

Rivers community raises the alarm over killer group

When a child cannot cry at birth …

Yar’Adua: Senators seek amendment to section 145

Oguntuase advises Siasia

Gas shortage: NLNG lost $1.8bn in 2009

UEFA Champions League: Italy wants Mourinho to lose – Ancelotti

NPA’s N131.5 billion budget unjustifiable – Senate

N’Delta professionals call for Yar’Adua’s impeachment

How LAUTECH got rated among Africa ’s 100 best universities – VC

Kidnapping: Police arrest commissioner, councillors in C’River

Yar’Adua: Again, Reps’ delegation fails to produce report on Saudi trip

Financial illiteracy caused stock market crash - Sanusi

‘Shell not in a hurry to leave Nigeria’

Rivers community raises the alarm over group that buried man alive

Land Dispute: Court bars monarch from entering witness box

EFCC v. Fernandez: Lawyer withdraws from N32bn fraud case

Amnesty under threat as JTF storms Ateke Tom’s residence

Kenya: Kibaki, Odinga meet to heal rift

‘S’Africa exiting recession reasonably fast’

Ivory Coast ‘to announce new government‘

Sudan to sign ceasefire deal with Darfur rebel group

Monday, February 22, 2010

Security agencies vet Osun 15 commissioners-designate list

Rivers builds 350 model schools, to re-award road contract

PDP will not beg defectors to return — Nkpubre

Provost advises students to explore internet

210 students receive scholarships in C’River

WDAS: Naira appreciates to N148.6

Income tax: Edo to prosecute 100 defaulters

Electronic firm opens regional shops

Starcomms harps on innovative services for subscribers

Titans of Tech 2010 to focus on e-Learning

Federal Mortgage Bank expands lending channels

eWorld CEO calls for broadband action plan

Ogun incurs N3.6bn debt over inability to access bond

NITDA advises CWG on outsourcing potential

MFB operators advised to introduce new products

‘Distribution partners key to our success’

Nigerian company unveils online UK shopping

Avoiding unnecessary litigation in business

Unity Bank strengthens e-banking operations

ICT as tool for enhancing corporate productivity

‘Activists need redefined policy engagement’

Kaduna recruits 1,000 medical personnel

Osotimehin tasks multilateral organisations on HIV/AIDS

Oni reaffirms promise to deliver 954km roads

Ladoja’s planned probe: Court fixes May 4 for adoption of written addresses

Air France, Japan Airlines mull joint venture

Singapore to slow down hiring of foreign workers

Stocks, oil firmer on US economic optimism

DPO assures Mararaba community of improved security

Ekiti donates N1m to Yoruba House

Toyota boasted of saving $100m on recall

British rig ‘to start drilling’ off the Falklands

FG declares Friday public holiday

Line upgrade: 30-day power disruption begins in Abeokuta

Greece faces key tests with strike, bond issue

GM must raise share of Opel costs to get aid

AD warns politicians against inducement

Bloody clash as Edo lawmakers impeach Speaker

UI to evict 12 professors, others

Lufthansa asks court to halt pilot strike

Climate change: LG boss tasks FG, states

Idumota to get modern city hall

‘Standard Chartered Bank’ll continue expansion amid credit crisis’

Court fixes March 30 for judgment in Ribadu’s case

Pilgrims board begins early preparations for 2010

FG to ensure stable electricity supply – Jonathan

Sabotage behind power, gas shortage – Investigation

PCC in Ogun resolves 355 cases in 2009

Remove Yar’Adua, stabilise the polity

Jonathan’s wake-up call

Fashola approves 15% allowance for workers

Benchmark index slips by 0.5%

Nigerian Breweries proposes 89k dividend

Conspiracy of shame on Nigeria

Oil deregulation and government’s infidelity

Community drags firm to Mediation Centre

Don’t influence tribunal decisions, group warns Jonathan

Environmental levy: Poultry farmers cry out against Oyo govt

Mother of two held over lover’s death in hotel

Mark seeks panel to probe complaints against police

Yar’Adua laying bad precedent — SNG

Jossy Lad mourns Idowu

2011: Saraki denies endorsing governorship aspirant

Don’t lose focus, Onovo tells police officers

Champions League: Mourinho writes off Chelsea

Ronaldo to retire next year

Egypt stops Shehata

City, United battle for Azeez

Lagos AG wants lawyer’s suit on Magistrate Court Law dismissed

EFCC arrests ex-governor over N15bn contract scam

Bank drags Agagu, firm to court over N10m debt

NOC, Laloko lament Idowu’s death

Rio, Vidic set for return

Shipping Association transfers vessels to Nigerian Ship Registry

E-waste to increase in developing world by 2020 –Report

Airport security breach: NCAA set to shut down duty-free shop

US steps up calls for early transition in Niger

Cole faces record £400,000 fine

Bonfrere best for Eagles job – Taribo

Things to do today to be a better manager

Ex-militants compile list of members for rehabilitation

Jonathan pledges to maintain Nigeria’s leadership role in Africa

Civil servants demand N100,000 minimum wage

AAU reduces new fees

Lafferty becomes managing director, NBC Plc

Foreign coach can’t perform magic in S’Africa – Chukwu

‘Nigerian educational system contributes to unemployment’

Xavi, Alves set for Stuttgart clash

Gunmen kill eight family members in Iraq, behead some

Climate Change: Nairobi set to host second all-Africa Carbon Forum

EU to censure Israel after Dubai killing

‘A lot of political parties don’t know their responsibilities’

Osun partners World Bank on poverty reduction

NBC sanctions 35 stations

Auto manufacturers demand incentives to revive sector

Jonathan should drive FG’s political will on amnesty to grassroots – Horsfall

More protests erupt across Cote d’Ivoire

‘India/Pakistan talks to focus on terrorism’

NATO airstrike kills 27 civilians in Afghanistan

Gymnasts begin camping for African meet

ILO commends NECA, others for response to global crisis

Strange bedfellows commune with the muse in literary world

Eagles: Semifinal target for foreign coach

NIPR to adopt Anambra election as a model

Why Nigerian universities fall short of global ranking –Emodi

Adding rocket man to his resume

Mimiko inaugurates Ore Sunshine Mega City Plaza

Yar’Adua: Our mission to Saudi is to thank the King – Minister

EFCC arrests Ex- Gov Adamu over N15bn contract scam

Yar’Adua: FEC six-man panel leaves for Saudi

Ebonyi Crisis: Legislators challenge State government

Epidemic looms in Abeokuta as water supply crisis worsens

Saraki denies endorsing governorship candidate

Post-Amnesty: Ex-militants compile list of members for rehabilitation

PDP will not beg defectors to return -Nkpubre

FIFA to conduct doping tests before World Cup

Nigeria to tackle reform, unrest at oil confab

China throws birthday bash for Zimbabwe‘s Mugabe

Africa‘s GDP may grow by 7% in 2011, says ADB

Many dead in Ivory Coast clashes

S’African consortium may save Kanu, Utaka

Junta to run Niger until election -ECOWAS

Libyan police surround Swiss embassy in Tripoli

Sunday, February 21, 2010

Court stops Oshiomhole from suspending LG boss

Start electoral review with Iwu’s removal, AC tells Jonathan

Yar’Adua: N’Assembly resolution on Jonathan expedient but not legal –NBA

Communities demand N3.3bn road contract from NDDC

Gunmen kill ex-EFCC operative

Yar’Adua can’t provide transformational leadership —Akeredolu

OAU bans workers’ rallies

Maduka, others hail Access Bank Champions League Forum

UN intensifies campaign against HIV/AIDS in Nigeria

Dujkovic, Largerback hit Abuja today

Niger Islamic sect leader flees, as 41 illegal aliens deported

Lufthansa pilots begin strike, Lagos flights cancelled

NCC defers registration of new SIM cards

Govt lost N3.7bn to theft, negligence in 2008 – Report

No more Iraqi oilfields for foreign companies – Prime Minister

Agaja shipwreck: NCF warns of impending coastal disaster

FHA, partner deliver Lagos Diamond Estate 16 years after

Google unveils maps for Nigeria, sub-Saharan Africa

IMF restores Zimbabwe’s voting rights

Jonathan, fec want to oust Yar’Adua — PDP chieftain

NPL election: Onigbinde tasks aspirants

Obasanjo’s third term bid frustrated projects —Atiku

2012: Nigeria draws Guinea

Fasawe‘s followers dump AC, PDP for LP in Owo

Ex-Niger Delta governor behind plot against Jonathan — Presidential aide

BSES resumes transmission

South-South governors woo Jonathan

Rooney hails ‘scary‘ Capello

‘Why NBBF organised seminar’

Ghanaian central bank cuts key lending rate to 16%

Oceanic Bank confirms liquidity growth through robust marketing

BPE stands by $2.5bn offer for NITEL

OGROMA rehabilitates Ayetoro Road

Experts proffer solutions to emerging cities‘ challenges

EU to offer ¤25bn aid to Greece

Australian state to raise $2.7bn from power sale

Oil rises again on Fed rate gain

HP results beat estimates, announces hiring plans

Iceland confirms receipt of revised Icesave offer

Lagos set to prepare new master plans for Mainland, Badagry

Expert links urban growth to planning

Slowdown fails to hit UAE insurance sector

Insurers seek enforcement of building insurance

CBN sells $250m in forex market

Nasdaq issues warning to bank

Philippines troops kill Islamic militant leader

UNIBEN seeks N2bn for NUGA

O’Neill warns Heskey

Maitama Sule lauds Fashola

800 Buhari supporters in Gombe defect to CPC

Oni restricts contracts to Ekiti residents

Ogun: Police arrest councillor, four others over clash by PDP factions

Daily Times: Court defers ruling on nature of agreement over assets

Amnesty: FG, ex-militants agree on N65bn for rehabilitation

Ovrebo apologises to Fiorentina

Kwara moves to replace Westerhof

Was Wamakko eligible to contest rerun?

UN names Soyinka to cultural harmony panel

Defiant Mugabe may prolong his rule –Analysts

Rising conservatism cast doubts on Malaysia future –Analysts

Bernanke to assure Congress higher rates not imminent

Risk aversion weighs on S’African rand and stocks

Union Assurance board backs change process

ARIAN creates more chapters

Nigerian banks, a good bet – Analysts

Property owners in government estates embrace title perfection initiative

LG inaugurates roads, classroom blocks

Ghanaian mine suspended on pollution fears

Netxcell to foray into African market

NNPC asks defence ministry to protect gas pipelines

FG to review guidelines for road contracts

Alcatel to pay $137m to avoid prosecution

50 ‘warriors’highlight effects of desertification

‘Ogun constructs 2,000 housing units’

Standard Bank, ICBC to tackle cash management deficiencies

Motor insurance tops Sovereign Trust’s claims payout

Pilots offer to talk with Lufthansa before strike

Niger Insurance to host brokers

George Washington Bank fails

Why banks should dump universal banking

Doctors and patients divided over mammography guidelines

Floods, mudslides kill 38 in Portugal

Japaul may raise fresh funds

Sudan signs ceasefire with Darfur rebels

Prospects and challenges of new fundamental rights rules

Veterans slam NSC, mourn Amu

Ferguson backs United to bounce back

Fuel subsidy: FG admits N872bn deductions from states/LGs’ accounts

Berlin fest honours Polanski

Nine Lagos police stations make list of top 10

ERA rejects Copenhagen climate change deal

40-year-old arraigned for attempted rape

Former US President, Bush, congratulates Jonathan

Sundry illegal levies hold Rivers State by the jugular

Refineries: Pouring money into a bottomless pit

Pen Cinema: From movie arena to den of handset thieves

Legal representation stalls Lagos Magistrate Court Law’s suit

Armed conflicts: Climate change causes wars in Africa — Report

Ondo AG tasks lawyers on good governance

Taking drug trafficking to another level

Yar’Adua: Saudi authorities deny ministers landing clearance

Wenger backs Walcott for World Cup

Sports philanthropist, Idowu, dies at 75.

Yar’Adua: Nigerians should not blame governors –Yuguda

‘Proof of ownership is sacrosanct on land matters’

Sarkozy’s poll ratings fall

Egyptian police kill Africa migrants at Israel border

French troops to leave Senegal

Banking shares boost NSE activities

Taliban rejects Karzai call for peace

Improving global relief through combined efforts

Still on the Doctrine of Necessity

Another chapter in a nation’s chequered history

Illegal refineries as a challenge

Treasuries fall as Fed lifts discount rate

Financials benefit from view banks ready for Fed rate hike

CIIN, India seal pact on exchange programme

Striking Total workers shutdown refineries

NSE delists Aboseldehyde Laboratory Plc

Leadership deficit responsible for slow economic growth –Babalola

Vetra Ventures unveils Isheri Crystal Homes

Bureau faults Falana, OPIC Estate residents on controversial ‘guest house’

Bharti Airtel sees huge market in Zain Nigeria

Staco Insurance settles over N1.3bn claims

Cash culture, weak regulation stifling e-Payment growth

How Nigeria lost billions of naira to discretionary allocation of oil blocks

40-year-old arraigned over alleged rape, assault

Yar’Adua: N’ Assembly’ resolution on Jonathan expedient but not legal –NBA

We never asked Plateau indigenes in Bauchi to leave-Speaker.

Gas: Barkindo writes Defence Minister, seeks protection of pipelines

How we were rescued from hostage takers –VC

Jos crisis: Hausa community berates Lar committee

ERA rejects Copenhagen climate change deal, carpets FG over gas flaring

Uniuyo Expels 60 Students

Abduction of chairman’s wife causes stir in C’River

Okonkwo petitions CJ over suit against Obi

Gbajabiamila defects to PDP in Lagos

Defiant at 86, Mugabe may try to prolong his rule

Ivorian Opposition Denounces Gbagbo, Calls for More Protest

Key Darfur rebels sign ceasefire deal

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Yar’Adua: Blair commends Nigeria

Alison-Madueke gets death threat

Rockets trade McGrady to Knicks

Olympic hockey: US men beat Norway 6-1

Heineken lifts Champions League

Winter Olympics: ‘Robbed’ Plushenko hits out

2012 Nations Cup: Nigeria draws Guinea, Madagascar

2011 poll: North shops for Yar’Adua’s replacement

Mascherano insists Liverpool must beat City

Tiger uncertain about return

Asian markets fall on Federal Reserve move

Anglo beats profit forecasts, resumes dividend payment

WIBP: Uduaghan looks up to CBN windows for funding

IGI named Premier League insurer

Phelps to quit Olympics after 2012

Anambra poll: Police yet to prosecute inec officials

N1bn education fraud: Afe Babalola takes over case

Valuev set to fight Klitschko

Lebedeva not ready to retire

Economic implications of Cargo Tracking Note worries NACCIMA boss

GM to invest $494m, recalls 565 workers in US plants

Nestle forecasts increase in sales

DSC: Dearth of iron ore, power pose fresh threats

Robben wants Bayern improvement

Oyo schools get basketball opportunity

Jos crisis: Yoruba leader escapes death, house torched

Ogunlewe calls for review of govt. structure

Sokoto governorship appeal: DPP accuses PDP of delay tactics

Nigeria, Yar’Adua and Akunyili

Medical bills as bigger killer

Halliburton scandal: Senate Committee recommends suspension of investigation

Deschamps impressed with Marseille

Wisconsin man finds stolen iPhone through GPS

11,000 to sit for PTDF overseas scholarship exam

Priscilla Soyemi retreats

Risk reduction culture in Nigeria is very low – NEMA DG

Tanning bed regulation heats up

Beer for the bones?

Arrested robber, 73, says he was paying off mortgage

Foot-long surgical tool left in woman’s abdomen

Club Brugge win over Valencia a dream – Akpala

We’ll cause upset in Delhi –Toblow

Jonathan writes Saudi King on Yar’Adua

Panic grips C’River LG chairmen as PDP shops for new candidates

UNILAG and its new vice-chancellor

Akunyili and the gash in our conscience

Yar’Adua crisis: Echoes of US Watergate

Rebranding, repositioning or repairing Nigeria

UNN fee crisis: Plot to remove VC thickens

Voters’ register: INEC to spend N5bn

Eagles need long-term foreign coach

Mourinho blasts Roman’s ‘grave mistakes’

Get elegant gowns

S. Korean stole 1,200 pairs of used shoes

Dog ‘hitches ride’ in NM, meets owner in Louisiana

Trading blame over fatal abortion

Financial woes add anxiety to breast cancer diagnosis

Newborns of smokers have abnormal blood pressure

Touts have taken over tax collection because govt fails to engage professionals

Strengthening budget implementation for enhanced project execution

Ondo: Model schools to the rescue

Shun violence, risky behaviour, Egwu warns pupils

Akiolu, Kessington, set to eulogise Kokoro

Jide Adenuga launches out

Akunyili’s memo: Aondoakaa’s attack disappointing

Now is the time to sack INEC chairman

Fayose: Warming up for another shot at Ekiti Govt. House

Jonathan can now take full responsibilities for his actions– Sen. Sekibo

Acting President Jonathan’s hasty decision

Soludo’s loss: Good he conceded defeat but…

We’ll support Nigeria’s education development drive– Japanese envoy

Tiwa Benson changes gear

Govt urged to invest more in school sports

Nice guys can finish first

Boeing to test-fly 747-800 series in Nigeria

All you need to know about make-up brushes

On its way to Langbodo, National Troupe recruits new hands

I disappointed my people by not marrying a white woman

Inflammatory bowel ups risk for blood clots

Health tips: Getting help for neck pain

Ndidi Anyaehie ups the ante

Bayelsa deputy governor shaken by fraud hoax

TV pitchman Trudeau gets 30-day jail sentence

Iowa man says ‘Samaritan’ made him withdraw cash

Disabled street sweepers discover ability in disability

Chief of necessity

Real will beat Lyon in Madrid

I’ll always cherish my All Africa Games gold – D’Tigress star, Ojelabi

Communal conflict: C’River community sacked

NNPC increases supply of PMS

My Dear Ag President Jonathan

Saudi jamboree is unnecessary

Worsening electricity situation

Jonathan integrates Yar’Adua’s aides

Why plot to impeach Yar’Adua failed

Before ministers rush for Saudi visa

Nigeria eyes Moses for World Cup

Drogba ends feud with CAF

Beware of ‘hot’ love

Energy breakfast: Foods that get you going in the morning

Son allegedly tries to attack dad with blowtorch

First came love, then came marriage-night arrests

Efenji: When pleasure garden turns death-trap

Deity tales from Agulu – Gov. Obi’s home town

Delores Odogwu maps out plans

Red wine, dark chocolate cancer killers: Researcher

Do you have a moral compass? (2)

Living beyond a spouse’s deceit

No time to party

I became GSK MD at a time it was taboo to appoint Nigerians to the post

Think twice before jumping to a career in entertainment industry

JP Clark: Hailing Balogun Otolorin of African literature

My interview with Taribo West led to the sacking of some officials

Agents, crucial factor in insurance grass-roots penetration – ARIAN boss

How to make your network your net worth this year

Yar’Adua: Reps’ unending Ostrich dance

NASSMAC: 50,000 pupils jostle for honours

Terry Waya slows down

Jonathan should make education, power his priority– Longe

Leadership failure as root of underdevelopment

The Uzoma Okere judgement

Shame on state governors

BPE says due process was followed in $2.5bn NITEL offer

IMF restores Zimbabwe voting rights

AFCON ban: CAS delays decision on Togo

African Union suspends Niger after military coup

Politicians responsible for Kogi crisis-monarch

Friday, February 19, 2010

My invitation to LG chiefs in Nigeria is not for a jamboree – Mike Abiola, UK-based publisher

As deputy governor, I got a homeful of gifts at Xmas in 1992 but... –Dr. Olusegun Agagu

Lagos CP charges residents

Police detain teacher with stolen Honda car

Kaduna Assembly gives reasons for slashing budget by N31bn

Niger’s ousted leader doing well –Junta

My dream is to build a charity home for needy children –Aderemi Adejokun, CEO, Relief Africa

As a student, I designed clothes to make ends meet –Kola Kuddus, popular designer

I almost ran mad when I got paid N1 million for a three-minute job –Steve Onuh, a.k.a Yaw

Mercy Johnson debunks pregnancy rumour

Ebonyi gets UNIDO salt-processing plant

Eucharia Anunobi finds new line of business

Lagos moves to develop sports at grass-roots level

Heineken to offer six Champions League final tickets

Ifeanyi Udeze is not my boyfriend –Halima Abubakar

Nov/Dec WASSCE: WAEC withholds 54,071 results

Electricity: Vandalism, manpower shortage may stall exploitation of coal –Investigation

My quarrel with Murtala was one of the reasons he overthrew Gowon– Chief T.O. Akindele

Toyin Aimakhu off to London

Get your service business off the ground

United, Arsenal back in title chase after Euro ties

Oyo schools to profit from basketball clinic

Day church leaders broke silence on state of the nation

Father abandons home few weeks after son, 20, was shot dead in his sleep

Losing grounds in dominant areas

Xavi injury compounds Barca woes

‘Many SMEs in Nigeria lack discipline to use bank facilities responsibly’

Dele Taiwo loses mother

Ogbulafor under fire

Talent is no guarntee for success

I am not happily married

Why we won’t contest Anambra governorship election result in court –PPA National Secretary

Fitch says banking sector reforms working

FCT minister charges Permament Secretary

Growing up in a broken home taught me to be disciplined and self-dependent at 11 –Sola Fajobi

Business and life mistakes to avoid (3)

My estranged wife is back with AIDS

He is ready to have me as second wife

My father rejected two international jobs just to be with the family –Gbenga X Adebija

Learning to greet

How to survive during religious violence

The bra as a WMD

Things you don’t know about sex

She lost her father but turned to mobile salon to fund her education

Turai bars family members, ministers get visas

Fractures goes on stage

Haunting hits the screen

Why it is necessary to save for family emergencies

What economic indicators are really saying

Activities close positive as index rises by 0.2 per cent

Rooney still behind Europe’s richest

We’ve lost the battle, but we’ll win the war in Oyo – Ajimobi

Our need for Gramsci’s mixture

Sentiments aside, I rank among world’s best –Amodu

A fine art talent with eyes on the stethoscope

Lawmaker’s son shot my husband dead at polling station – 35-year-old mother of five

Product adulteration has become big business in Nigeria –John Sulle, Head of SON, Lagos Office

I took to robbery because I was stranded in Nigeria –Cameroun-based Nigerian businessman

Nigerian gets life jail in UK for killing six week-old-daughter

NLC urges AU, ECOWAS to move against military junta in Niger

Nigeria, Australia pledge to sustain bilateral ties

Switzerland, Libya meet to seek way out of visa spat

Zimbabwe public sector employees march against low pay

Niger Military Junta Names New Leader

Thursday, February 18, 2010

I am ready to reconcile with Obasanjo, says Fayose

Ondo ex-commissioner arraigned for robbery

Egwu, Daniel differ on problems of funding of primary, secondary schools

Lagos Signage Law is constitutional —Appeal court

Governors to adopt electoral reform bill

SSS official attacks N’Assembly Sergeant-At-Arms’ aide

Okocha vs Uduaghan: Tension in Delta as appeal court delivers judgment today

CNPP, textile workers oppose ministers’ trip to S’Arabia

Buhari, Atiku, others endorse Jonathan

Name those after you, AC dares Jonathan

NHIS crisis deepens

Chamber seeks private sector participation in policy formulation

Yar’Adua: Senate seeks to curb ministers’ powers

Ekiti police assures Adeboye of security

Toyota faces new US investigation on Corolla

US agency to probe Blackberry and iPhone makers

Firm takes delivery of high-tech photographic equipment

Group blames govt, parents for falling education standard

Nigerian, Chinese firms partner on network marketing

US unemployment ‘to stay high despite economy growing’

China seen allowing stronger yuan in 2010

Dike decries low number of females studying engineering

Ex-gov disowns ex-associate over N2m juju fee

Customs declares Oyo borders too porous

Chaplain urges military to pray for Nigeria

UK finances deteriorate further

US’ states pension funds have $1tn shortfall – Report

‘Rural transportation essential for agric development’

Oshiomhole hails Reps over Edo LG motion

Ogun teachers hail govt over payment of TSS

I was offside – Bayern’s Klose

Deputy Governor advocates teaching of local languages in private schools

Nigeria loses N17.3bn to rice smuggling in 2009

NPL election: S’South rejects Sam Jaja

Wenger blames ref for controversial goal

VC chides stakeholders for mass failure in public examinations

‘Lack of vitamin D affects sporting activities’

Delta lures investors with industrial park

Bank reform: CBN restructures for efficiency

Ekiti: PDP accuses AC of plot to kidnap Oni’s mother

Four US airlines seek new Japan service

INEC, stakeholders to discuss 2011 elections

Policemen can’t shoot well – Minister

Jos crisis: Ajibola panel faults creation of Jos North LG by IBB

Osun residents raise alarm over possible epidemic

George Soros doubles gold investment

Human capital deficit, threat to food security – Liberian President

FDI: Ornico invests in Nigeria

Investment in infrastructure’ll boost economic growth – UACN boss

‘Increase standard in public schools’

We want every child to get free, compulsory education – Odegbami

Redknapp wrecked my career – Utaka

Robinho seeks Santos stay

My Sister’s Tears: ‘Will drive you to tears of frustration’

Sexy Girls: ‘Misadventure by another name’

SMVA for October 1

D’Banj gets chieftaincy title

Festival: Lagos moves to reclaim lost glory

Aikhuomogbe urges NFF to learn from Egypt

Manufacturers urged to seek CTN charge reduction instead of exemption

Club declares war against illiteracy

Bellina College begins silver jubilee anniversary with positive parenting lecture

Expert lists leeway to acheiving vision 2020

Qantas reduces first class seats as profits fall

Minerva Group of UAE to fund NITEL deal

Fashola urges NPC to provide houses for public workers

N5.2bn contract scam: Court remands Ugbane, Elumelu, others in EFCC custody

NNPC to supply 41 million litres of fuel daily

Fire consumes nursing mother, 11 others

Scientists develop fridge-free vaccines

Businessman arraigned for stealing dividends worth N1.4m

FG sounds the alarm over gas scarcity

Ndukwe‘s tenure expires in April

Customs commences scheme to boost capacity development

‘Investment in solid minerals mining requires a lot of patience‘

Oando’s N20bn rights issue closes today

At GHS Founder‘s Day: Punch Director counsels pupils on media usage

NUT boss advocates welfare programmes for teachers

Alfa backs F’Eagles stars for World Cup

Ifako In’tl school holds sports day

Osun and the politics of cabinet dissolution

MUSON unfolds plan for 2010 festival

Talk with Funmi

Lady Gaga’s the big winner!

Still waiting for Kween?

Market capitalisation rises by 0.4 per cent

Post-humous honour for Kokoro

Film institute graduates prepare for NYSC

Gordon Brown live ... on TV

Darey vs Nameless on Channel O

Breath of fresh air at national museums

Soyinka: Warnings of a town crier

T’tennis umpire unhappy with age cheats

World Cup: Foreign coaches, a scorecard

Proprietor calls for change in the way pupils are taught

Running lucrative children’s clothing business

Career choice: Catching them young

Making the best of Goodluck

Oladele Olashore at 75 , a monarch for these times

Aondoakaa’s removal

ASI records I0.99% year to date rise

10 billion tonnes of ballast water transported yearly

FAO urges investments, research in livestock sector

Johnson Wax restates commitment to Nigeria economy

Airline operators disagree over N10bn bail out package

Customer sues bank for negligence

Constable to pay N10m damages for shooting bus driver

Boy, 6, kidnapped in Onitsha, rescued in Lagos

Sexting: Youths circulate nude pictures on mobile phones

Council lawmakers suspend chairman over N500m fraud

Akala, Ladoja war: S’West PDP dare national secretariat

Protest in House of Reps over Saudi delegation report

SSS official goes violent, attacks N/Assembly Sergeant-At-Arms

Buhari, Atiku, others back Jonathan

Uganda pastor shows gay porn film to church members

Nigeria raises N75bn in sovereign bonds

ECOWAS makes Senegal‘s Wade Niger crisis mediator

HIV drugs prevent infection in Africa -Study

AbdulMutallab: Travellers face new security procedure at US airports

Coup scare in Niger as gunfire erupts in capital, Niamey

C’River to close 200 private schools

Police officer to pay N10m fine for shooting bus driver

NYSC: Anambra indigenes in Plateau ask for redeployment

Ex-Ondo commissioner on the dock for robbery

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

R’Bees vow to remain in Premier League

Ronaldo tips Pienaar to shine in S’Africa

Electoral reform: Independent candidates may contest elections

NBC suspends Trend TV’s licence over piracy

Aluko wants World Cup boost

El-Kanemi settles players’ outstanding debts

Eurozone switches into trade surplus in 2009

NBBF partners Nike

‘Why Osun can’t build six stadia now’

Man charged with obstructing Jonathan’s convoy

Tension in OAU as unions embark on strike

Liberians receive Johnson-Sirleaf in Lagos

Terror watchlist: Experts allay Nigerians’ fears

Don’t harass Festac residents, court tells Lagos

I made $500m from oil block, but didn’t know how to spend it — Danjuma

Oil price hits $77 a barrel

McCall arrested over drugs

Lagos moves to boost squash

Babcock wants to see VT’s books before raising bid

Spain stuck in recession in fourth quarter

I made mistakes against Basetsana – Egwuonu

Hiddink named Turkey coach

IFC invests $7m in Tantalizers

‘We want to convince all stakeholders on necessity for deregulation’

Why Jonathan’s acting presidency is incomplete —NBA

Lagos predicts ‘unusually heavy’ rainfall, flooding

Onosode, Banjo, others celebrate J.P. Clark’s 50th literary anniversary

Anambra PDP begins reconciliation

Jonathan denies approving N300bn for pro-Yar’Adua rallies

Pakistani court rejects Americans‘ bail request

Jos crisis: Plateau probes source of leakage of Ajibola probe report

Eni to increase investment in Brass LNG, Okpai IPP

FG builds 10 new ground satellite stations

ConocoPhillips pulls out of USCAP

Goal line technology on IFAB meeting agenda

3SC searches for quality players

Microsoft, Dell prepare to fight tax increase in Obama‘s budget

US retail sales growth beats expectations

Wenger won’t stop Fabregas

Ronaldo confident of Real comeback

AFC clarifies investment in Seven Energy

ExxonMobil adds two billion barrels to crude oil reserves

... to review margin lending rules

Oyo field’s development cost $963m – Kase Lawal

Ondo budgets N250m for Fawehinmi Diagnostic Centre

Woman charged with murder of young daughter

Oshiomhole suspends two LG chairmen for alleged graft

NLC, Islamic leaders seek end to Kaduna health workers’ strike

Onovo’s zero tolerance for corruption is no joke —AIG Udah

Oni canvasses self-help projects by communities

Lavrov defends Russia arms sales to Latin America

Pakistani army confirms arrest of Taliban commander

Yar’Adua: Senate moves to empower VP, deputy govs

Ex-UBE teachers appeal to Kogi Gov

Kenyans protest as political crisis deepens

Eni banks on additional oil production

CBN pegs prepaid cards balance to N250,000

Chevron issues tenders for Aje field

A/Ibom Assembly passes N287bn appropriation bill

ICU patients at risk for rare heart rhythm problem

Drugs that shift cell’s energy find new purpose

I can win Champions League with Inter – Eto’o

Eto’o out of favour at Inter

ING records losses, sets aside $1.28bn for government

Toyota considers Corolla recall over steering problems

Police intercept truckloads of children

NFF target, Taylor, named Bradford coach

Puel plays down Lyon victory

Cell phones, video games don‘t spur teen headaches

Office romance OK with most folks

World Bank consultant advocates new strategy for development

NNPC/Shell JV to spend $5bn in 2010

Chanchangi aircraft engine explodes mid air

Rising LPFO prices worry manufacturers

Cote d’lvoire demonstrators block roads, burn tyres

...County Ogba, too

Bankole shuts out lawmakers over lateness

Astronauts open shutters on space station viewport

Clinton spread lies against Iran in Gulf –Khamenei

NUT kicks against payment by LGs

Stakeholders to bid for World Bank’s $40m entertainment facility

NASU, others embark on strike in Kogi varsity

Fayose joins Labour Party on Feb 27

Argentina escalates row with Britain over Falklands

Police arrest BBC man over ex-lover’s death

Blackout looms as Shell prepares to shut gas plants on Saturday

PHCN, Ladi-Lak needs power supply

Maduekwe and State House reporters

Fuel shortage: NIPCO monitors stations to curb product diversion

RMAFC to review Jonathan’s emoluments

WDAS: Naira crashes to N148.71

Drug may ease cognitive effects of huntington’s disease

TV shows often botch proper seizure responses

NSE records 10.54% year to date return

With a minister like Aondoakaa, God must be angry with Nigeria –Osun Speaker

Beckham laments defeat

... says ‘I fulfilled my contractual obligations’

Lagos legislator and toll fee collector

419: US court convicts Nigerian

Lawyer petitions Onovo over alleged attacks

UK unemployment sees slight fall

Egypt detains activists over anti-govt spray painting

Toyota recalls three models in Nigeria

Pipeline vandalism: NNPC moves to procure crude from Chad

Ritual murders spark protest in Delta

Fashola’s probe: Judge fixes March 16 for judgment in activist’s, Assembly’s suit

Time for protracted good luck in Nigeria

The church, benevolent givers and the state

I’m still in charge of Eagles – Amodu

Champions League: Man Utd better than Milan – Rooney

Senate: Tackling the succession order question

South African investors embrace Oando‘s N20bn rights issue

When to worry if a child has too few words

Discovery links genes to pancreatic cancer

Trading closes negative as ASI slides by 0.2%

Vision 2020: ‘Nigeria needs annual GDP growth rate of 15%’

How to protect your investments in a bear market

‘PHCN committed to quality service delivery’

Our investment will change the face of oil drilling in Nigeria – SeaWolf boss

It’s tough visiting National Assembly

Guinea soldiers join expanded transitional govt

Nigeria as ‘country of interest’

Wither Nigerian football?

FEC delegates six ministers to visit Yar’Adua in S’Arabia

Cluster munitions treaty to come into force this year – UN

Court puts Ukraine election results on hold

Group lists demands for Jonathan

G. Cappa restrained from evicting foreigner

Let al-Bashir face war crime charges

Time to deal with this fuel mess

AKPABIO ACCUSES EX-MINISTER OF PLOT TO DESTABILISE A’IBOM

Electoral reform: Independent candidates to contest elections.

Court stops FG from privatising NITEL

Closure of Ibiam airport paralyses Enugu economy

Ekiti rerun: Presiding officers admit more irregularities at tribunal

Ondo votes N250m for Fawehinmi Diagnostic Centre

Fund stalls six-stadium proposal in Osun

‘Multi-billion dollar Olokola Free Trade Zone not abandoned’

N’ Delta: Abbe’s committee proposes N56.2bn for ex-militants’ rehab

‘Why Kwara has not expanded Shariah law’

Ivory Coast PM says new government not ready

Gunmen wound seven peacekeepers in Sudan‘s Darfur

Oil rises towards $78 on economic recovery hopes

Toyota to add brake-override system on all models

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

In Cotonou, Ewenla’s hooked on Line

Surgeons call for passage of health reform bill

Cancer: Expert advises against unhealthy practices

HIV/AIDS: Combating scourge through telephone counselling

Neimeth pledges commitment to research

Nigerian artistes say Maga no need pay

FG introduces new method of assessing hospitals

Drugs: Unending controversy over Import Proscription List

Anambra: REC defends poll result

Ogbulafor on vacation abroad, not sick —Aide

Why EFCC deserves special courts –Waziri

Attack on PDP: Kinsmen disown Ogun Speaker

Assassination: Ekiti AC, PDP trade accusations over Fasubaa’s death

Re: Oni awards scholarships

Why policemen flee from armed robbers – CP

How to avoid bad employers

NDLEA asked me to abort my pregnancy —Sacked employee

Hire a foreign coach

PHCN, this is dangerous

Amodu is good

Foreign coach is necessary

US simplifies visa application process for Nigeria, others

HOS inaugurates public sector capacity building committee

Shell unveils plans to curb executive pay, bonuses

Manufacturing activity expands at faster pace in New York

Film director fuels row over ‘fat’ plane passengers

Kaduna govt to initiate youth empowerment programme

Fashola’s probe: I have locus standi to sue Assembly – Activist

Yar’Adua: NIG chairman disowns reports

Disband the Eagles

For the Ag. President

TomTom rountable supports search for foreign coach

GLO-CAF award: Eto’o, Drogba clash again

Bravo, Jonathan

Employ foreign president

Yar’Adua: Keyamo gives ultimatum to Mark to constitute medical panel

Northern Union endorses Jonathan, cautions against cabinet reshuffle

Nigerian emerges ICA Africa’s Vice President

NPC to improve productivity through SMEs

NCAA certifies 39 helipads, helidecks

NRC‘s tract rehabilitation ‘ll be completed on schedule, says CCECC

CBN urged to caution banks over credit facilities

Greek customs officials begin three-day strike

Kuwait’s Zain eyes huge profit from mobile deal

Finance ministers, central bank governors meet in S’Africa

Lagos seeks new approach to tackling chaotic traffic

Fast-Track: Pay £50 to jump airport queue in UK

Top tips for career success

Jonathan has a duty to make governors work for the people

CIBN to address lapses at workshop

I’ll prosecute Aondoakaa if... –Waziri

No decision yet on Uwais report — Senate Committee

Attention, NPF

Let Amodu be

Nwaneri, Yusuf dump Sion

Bayern faces wounded Fiorentina

Chelsea made mistake sacking me – Mourinho

NPL Election: Adeh, Owumi join race

US envoys’ visit to IBB

Attention, Gov Uduaghan

Man discharged for receiving goats by deceit

Oshiomhole laments slow growth of varsity

I have been harassed in past one year – Agagu

Ribadu set to return home ...says change has come to Nigeria

‘An organisation’s need should inform its recruitment strategies’

Two killed, three arrested over attempted theft of mast generator

Best ways to manage tasks effectively

Nigerian Eagle adopts ATQ as in-flight magazine

Irish Bank bail-out gets lucky break from London property prices

Fuel crisis pushes inflation to 12.3 per cent

British Airways unveils newly redesigned first-class cabin

HP, Dell report results as Wall St bets on PC sales

Govs, ministers shun Reps’ probe of foreign loans

Barber stabs customer to death

World markets buoyed by banks despite Greek fears

Speculators dominate transactions at NSE – Analysts

Giant strides give meaning to life in Angola

UK airport scanners may violate human rights

Barclays Bank soars as profit doubles

NEPC promotes seven, opens more Zonal offices

Unemployment: There’s a way out for fresh graduates

V-Monologues: It’s about violence against women

Oil firms boost post-amnesty programme with $188m

Edo to train slain soldiers’ children

LSHA asks Ojora family to halt eviction of tenants

Amodu lacks the drive

Obasanjo and Dina’s killers

‘First Bank, Deepwater rivalry good for b’ball’

Injuries cripple Arsenal

2011: Oshiomhole, Anenih and the battle for Edo

Rooney now among world’s best – Ferguson

Shehata free to coach Eagles – Egypt

Standing up to be counted

Lagos/Badagry road work

Policeman dismissed, arraigned for killing man in Lagos

Absence of EFCC’s lawyer stalls Nnamani’s case

Haiti: BBC traces scam computer to Nigeria

NUJ, PDP mourn ex-AIT reporter, Efenji

No more room for coup plotters – Jonathan

A beauty queen to emerge as tax administrators converge on Nigeria

Priceless spectacles from a matchbox

Driving excellence through effective performance management systems

NIMET trains staff on aviation safety

Setting up profitable spa business

Greek tax-dodgers threaten govt‘s plan to cut budget

S’African Tourism, World ‘N‘ Traveland partner on World Cup package

‘Air passengers to check-in on their phones soon’

Academy Press profit up by 44%, as index rises

Court sanctions Afprint’s scheme for delisting from NSE

Oil above $75 as dollar weakens against euro

Terror watch: Nigeria must delist herself

CAF’s insensitive ban on Togo

Yar’Adua: A carnival of deceits

New Generations Consortium offers $2.5bn for NITEL

Inflation rises to 12.3 percent in January

Ekiti AC, PDP trade accusations over Fasuba‘s assassination

Police dismiss attack on Ogun PDP parallel exco chairman

INEC official admits over-voting before tribunal

ANAMBRA JUDICIARY WORKERS LOCK OUT ELECTION TRIBUNAL

Oil wells: Uncertainty trails implementation of committee’s report

Kinsmen disown, Egbetokun, Ogun Speaker over comments on PDP

‘5,000 NIGERIAN STUDENTS LOST TO CULTISM’

EU extends Zimbabwe sanctions for another year

Jonathan talks tough at ECOWAS summit, warns coup plotters in W/Africa

Vodafone launch N2,300 phone

Maitama Sule warns of impending revolt in Nigeria

‘PDP lost Edo rerun poll due to bad governance’

EU flays Libya visa ban for Europeans

Afghan Taliban‘s second in command captured in Karachi

The Gambia expels UNICEF chief

Monday, February 15, 2010

Taking advantage of new opportunities in telecoms

Helios Towers signs managed services contract with Multi-Links Telkom

Group donates N4m ICT facilities to school

Microsoft tackles cybercrime with music

Telecoms trade partner introduces SRO

MTN, Ericsson partner on Millennium Village Project

Nokia, Intel team up in phone software race

Transportation: Stakeholders advised on professionalism

FG urged to deepen project management practice in Nigeria

CTO 2010 to focus on securing Nigeria’s future using technologies

Ogun set to get accreditation for school of nursing

Osun College of Education seeks rivate partnership on research growth

Sustained peace on campuses will enhance excellence – Rector

We‘re committed to growth of tertiary education in Nigeria–British Council

Fees hike: Two killed as AAU students, security agents clash in Ekpoma

NASU strike paralyses activities in research institutes

SchoolNet partners Microsoft on Teacher Technology training

Mimiko reiterates commitment to AAU

Harvard donates $11,000 to KWASU

Lagos to achieve MDGs through IT

ICT’s weak impact on Nigeria’s postal system

Older moms more apt to have autistic child

A walking magnet for odd, minor ills

Focus on job creation, rector counsels students

UNILAG partners USAID, Kansas varsity to review business administration curriculum

How to make students excel – Babcock’s stakeholders

Calls for scrapping NYSC unfair —D-G

US trains Nigerian Navy on search, rescue

Man United is in me – Beckham

Utomi urges Jonathan to consult broadly

Boumsong promises Lyon victory over Real

Wade shines in All-Star game

Federal character has outlived its usefulness – Mark

APGA won Feb 6 election – Obi

Puel plays down Ronaldo threat

Pakistani lawyers boycott courts over judges row

French official wants Murray punished

Aondoakaa must retract media statement or face libel suit, Akunyili insists

Tinubu’s former aide, Onipede, killed in Lagos

Motema banishes woes with Confed Cup win

25 feared dead as trains collide in Belgium

Seven-year-old Rio Carnival queen parades in tears

Kotoko playing catch up after ASC loss

Aliyu announces minor cabinet reshuffle

Violent extremism fuels religious crises in Nigeria – US

Fresh tussle rocks Kenya‘s shaky unity government

Naval chiefs commend sailing meet

... Oil production dropped by 6.2% in January – OPEC

Yar’Adua: Ogbulafor turned back from Saudi

‘Overhaul Eagles now’

Iran, France disagree on new nuclear offer

Opposition candidates withdraw from Togo poll

Champions League: United seeks first Milan triumph

How I scored first minute goal – Uchechi

‘I’ve settled my N2.98bn debt to Intercontinental’

Fashola’s probe: Assembly files objection against activist’s suit

Nigeria realises N70bn from yam exports

Unethical conduct, bane of proper budget implementation – BPP

Governors fault media report on N2bn excess crude sharing

Fadama III: Abia disburses N30m

Amodu not a mediocre coach – Adepoju, Erico

New coach to observe Paraguay friendly – NFF

Hundreds protest at funeral of Darfuri student

Arms smuggling prolonged Bosnian war, Karadzic tells court

Bus passengers injured as Customs men chase smugglers

‘Why Mimiko stopped N14bn Owena dam project’

N‘ Korea calls for end to hostility with US

Five Australians jailed for terror plot

Cross River to engage foreign coaches

Mikel reveals Ancelotti’s rant

World Bank predicts gloomy economic outlook for developing countries

Electoral reform: General elections may hold in November 2010

N1.8tn spent on petroleum subsidy – Babalola

Fake monarch gets two-year-jail term

Jonathan meets with stakeholders on deregulation

We didn’t ask Jonathan to review Seven-Point Agenda –Shagari

FRC to partner FIRS on tax

NSE urges quoted companies to embrace share buy back

PDP gave Nigeria its worst election – Adeyeye

‘Oil industry lacks competent hands’

NDLEA arrests Indian hemp baron, 29 others in three months

Falconets coach won’t write off Basetsana

Champions League play-off considered

Police use tear gas on protesters in Cote d’Ivoire

After Obama’s first year, Saudis fret over policy trend

Police corporal kills senator’s driver

Valentine’s Day tragedy: Journalist stabbed to death in front of wife, son

Medical scientists petition Jonathan over registrar’s tenure

Taliban bastion almost under control — Afghan military

Nigeria presses UN Security Council on peacekeeping operations

NFF will attend FIFA workshop – Lulu

Eagles can spring surprises in S’Africa – Odiah

People’s revolt is bloodier than the bloodiest coup – Tunde Bakare

ATM fraud: Businessman vows to sue banks

JDPC faults agric funding in S’West states

Soludo: The road to political misadventure

Jacqueline Wilson is most popular library book author

One iconic figure, 20 years of freedom, 15 books

Toll gates or checkpoints?

LASG, complete Adegboyega road work

A race against time

Crude oil theft in Niger Delta

A name as a double-edged sword

CBN reforms: Foreign investors storm Nigerian market

European stocks advance on economic outlook

Lawyer, EFCC tussle over bank report

EFCC’s amended charge: Obieri, other bank directors raise objection

Uncertainty over Lukman’s role in goverment

Investors embrace Flour Mills, Julius Berger stocks

Yar’Adua: Lawyers threaten FEC with contempt

Two feared dead as AAU students, security agencies clash in Ekpoma

Fake Oba sentenced to two-year-jail term

Court reserves ruling on PPA suit

RCCG warns AC against linking Adeboye with corruption

LP flays Imoke’s N1bn tree planting project

Federal character has outlived its usefulness-Mark.

Lagos to impound rickety, right-hand vehicles

‘Why poverty alleviation programmes fail in Nigeria’

Why Mimiko stopped N14bn Owena Dam project

Jonathan bans congratulatory adverts, solidarity visits

Somali minister survives suicide attack

Pope meets Irish bishops on child abuse scandal

20 feared dead in Belgian train crash

Anambra 2010: APGA won fair and square – Obi

Sunday, February 14, 2010

‘INEC not competent to conduct 2011 elections’

Acting Presidency: How N’Assembly bowed to public pressure —Rep

Jonathan won’t achieve much with current FEC —AC

Ekiti advises police on monarch, provost’s kidnapping

My brother’s killer confessed he was paid N2m —Fasuba

Amnesty urges probe of alleged police killings

Fire destroys home of Ghana ex-president, Rawlings

Egyptian court postpones Coptic shooting trial

Lebanon marks fifth anniversary of Hariri’s assassination

Myanmar frees Suu Kyi’s deputy

Tymoshenko to fight Ukraine election loss in court

Cote d’Ivoire opposition challenges president’s rule

Bashir starts Sudan election campaign with a jig

Saudi’s Nadec to obtain farmland in Sudan

India investigates local, foreign bomb blasts

Jurisdiction, cornerstone of litigations’

Clinton seeks more Arab pressure on Iran

AbdulMutallab: US to review terrorism suspects’ interrogation procedures

Zimbabwe PM rejects sale of foreign firms to locals

Yemen rebels to hand over Saudi soldiers

CJN’s inauguration and matters arising

Treasuries fall on supply as Europe pledges to aid Greece

American, Japan Air partner on Asian routes

Auto firm agrees to pay $200m over bribe probe

Oil falls as China seeks to cool economy

Oando, LWC test run 12.15MW IPP to boost water supply

Nigeria to work with World Bank on road development

Egyptian govt confirms it will implement new property tax

Building collapse: Expert blames govt for weak compliance with standards

Signs of double dip in US real estate prices, index shows

‘Why Lagos is building park to honour dead heroes‘

FG to spend N5bn on reforestation programme

NITP to help UNILAG train future planners

Bharti offers $10.7bn for Zain’s African units

CIIN to prepare professionals for sectoral challenges

Aondoakaa, AGF like no other

PC penetration: Peculiarities of Nigerian market impede growth

Sovereign Trust harps on social responsibility

Motorola to split in two in 2011

Centre to build 200 housing units for low income earners

The First Group services Nigerian investors in Dubai‘s real estate market

Insurers close ranks to end loss of business

Dina’s burial: Tinubu, Ogun differ over ejection of Daniel’s aides

Afenifere, Ijaw youth commend N’ Assembly on Jonathan

Six opposition legislators defect to PDP in Niger

AbdulMutallab: Aondoaaka’s N50m request stirs controversy

Senate president pledges to promote good governance

FRSC to establish 200 virtual satellite installations — Chidoka

Indian’s Central bank adopts calibrated approach to capital control

Japanese banks may drop merger plan

Buffett‘s new CEO shows analysts, hedge-fund managers the door

Wabara urges N’Assembly to amend sections 144, 145

Togo ban: ECOWAS slams CAF

Ex-militants await Jonathan’s pronouncement on post-amnesty deal

...Our party lacks internal democracy — Ogun Speaker

Peace, bedrock of development – Fashola

Football body meets on March 6

Fashola tasks sportsmen on education

Rap moguls enter oil business

Western Union to pay $94m to settle dispute

US stocks rise for fives weeks on data

German economic recovery falters

CSR: GTBank sponsors Nigerian’s artwork in London

Magic Johnson plans to buy Ebony magazine

S/South economic group sets agenda for Jonathan

Rooney as good as Ronaldinho – Beckham

No regrets joining City – Vieira

Aliero makes development of area councils priority for 2010

First female professor deplores poor treatment of the elderly

Factionalisation: PDP threatens sanctions against Bankole

Ex-governors lobby for ministerial appointments

PH cable tragedy toll rises

Edo road projects to gulp N50bn — Oshiomhole

Ronaldo eyes future United return

World Cup: Nigeria beats S’Africa 5-3

Oil sector reforms: FG, stakeholders reach accord

India’s visa policy stops companies seeking expatriates

SEC: FG to review ‘conflict of interest’

Inter-bank rates flat for third week

How €55m EIB facility will boost infrastructure – Stanbic IBTC boss

XDS Credit Bureau targets 400 financial institutions in Q1

Treasuries tumble on supply, Europe‘s pledge to support Greece

Toyota recalls Tacomas for defect in drive shaft

Power shortage: Minister orders PHCN to find gas, alternatives

NFF will give Eagles quality coach – Ojo-Oba

Wolves get draw in Burundi

Yar’Adua: Opposition senator receives death threats

Water concessioning: Oni assures workers of job security

Emulate Murtala Muhammed, Aliyu tells leaders

Yar’Adua: Reps make U-turn, say Saudi delegation’s report no longer relevant

Bail: Suspected pirates’ kingpin knows fate today

‘Military handling of nation’s challenges commendable’

Ondo: Eight killed, 13 injured in accident

Amu was a motivator – Bada

Allow Amodu to work with foreign coach – Nwosu

Major oil marketers to import 400 million litres of petrol

Zain accepts Bharti‘s offer for African assets

Bank failure: NDIC to reduce timeframe for depositors’ reimbursement

China orders banks to boost reserves

Asia currencies have best week on growth

Goldman Sachs‘ investment head leaves after 20 years

CBN bemoans activities of illegal BDC operators

Ecobank announces consolidation strategy

Maximising economic benefits of cassava production

Bond market records N456.8bn transactions

Nigeria insulated from external shocks – DMO

Debts: FAAN to ground airlines, oil firms

Adenuga set to offer Equitorial Trust Bank for sale

A country of interest?

There is no presidential power Jonathan cannot exercise – Senate Leader

Eguavoen to join Dutch club

Foreign coach: Trapattoni rejects Eagles

Ekiti Gov appoints acting provost for College of Education

PSN urges Jonathan to rectify unlawful appointments

Senate holds public hearing on amendments to 64-year-old Evidence Act

Fresh pressure mounts on FEC to declare Yar’Adua unfit

Beyond change of baton

Issues surrounding the Jos crisis

Non-remittance of federal revenues

Oil workers declare support for Jonathan

Ex-militants await Jonathan’s pronouncement on post-amnesty programme

House: Nigeria needs 23 millions units - Expert

Tinubu, Ogun differ over ejection of Daniel’s aides at Dina’s burial

Parallel exco: PDP threatens sanction against Bankole over ‘political mutiny’

SEC Chairmanship: FG to review Udoma’s “conflict of interest”

Constitution Review: Senate Committee heads for another retreat

Jos crisis: Community flees over constant attack

Excess Crude Account drops to $4.2bn

Kenya corruption inquiries widen

Immigrants riot in Milan after Egyptian killed

Ghana ex-President Rawlings’ home destroyed by fire

AbdulMutallab: US to review terrorism suspects procedures

Saturday, February 13, 2010

‘Don‘t expect miracles from Jonathan’

Kidnapping: Why the opposition in Ekiti is jittery over investigation

PDP reconciles Attah, Akpabio

N’Delta group supports Jonathan

Waterparks: Judge adjourns case till April 14

A’Ibom paramount ruler’s abductors demand N200m ransom

Lagos TV bomber leaves hospital, charged to court

Nissan opts for new small-car partner

US stock-index futures decline on Chinese new bank policy

A Bridge too far

Collapse of PHCN cable: 30 persons feared dead in PH

Rocking Ronaldinho

Ranch Bees beg players over bonuses

China raises bank reserve ratio to cool economy

Oil sinks below $74 as US crude demand eyed

IMF, EU offer to help Greece

South Africa keeps stimulus, plans industrial policy

Arsenal still in title race – Ancelotti

Long shortlist

Crisis rocks C’River LG

That unprecedented political act

Winter Olympics: Russian fails doping test

Capello compares Rooney to Raul

Igbesa Community shops for N100m to build library

‘Loan taking should be tied to infrastructure development’

FG, UNDP to forge alliance on industrial policy development

NEXIM partners ECOWAS Bank, others on renewable energy

Nzekwe urges Jonathan to rev up economy

5,527 complete NYSC programme

Hopkins seeks Jones revenge

Togo appeals to CAS over ban

Gowon, Ekwueme queue behind TV series

Yusuf Mammah makes fresh move

Is honey bees’ faeces?

Chinese rent dates to appease parents

Ex-militants besiege Calabar Eco Bank

After Copenhagen, let 1,000 Vancouvers bloom

I think of committing suicide but the sight of my children discourages me

N65bn fraud: Ojo wants court to strike out charge

Dog flu risk highest where canines mingle

Haiti mourns one month after devastating quake

Cocaine found hidden among Valentine roses

Arab envoy finds wife-to-be bearded behind veil

A different Valentine’s Day

‘North will have better deal with a president from the South’

Dr. Soleye’s delayed return

The glitz of M-Net’s Face of Africa 2010

We will not lose focus – Eguma

Ladipo wants NFF support

1,000 PAs: What is Gov. Isa Yuguda up to?

Love is an art that should be internalised in your day-to-day living – Patrick & Vivian Obahiagb

Indomie takes Valentine show to UNILAG

Beyoncé’s dad to take paternity test

10 simple ways to a greener environment

Nigeria loses $4.5bn to tse-tse flies yearly

MultiChoice lifts Borno schools with e-learning centres

Who kidnapped former NYSC boss, Gen. Edet Akpan?

Heart attack rates rise during the Super Bowl

With Peace of the Graveyard, Afrika Shrine cuddles theatre

In UK, trouble is the name of illegal aliens as Fractures hits the stage

Lancelot Imasuen finds Home in Exile

In Haiti, practising medicine from afar

Engage in sports, proprietor tells students

Nigeria’s leadership crisis: A Platonic perspective (2)

Tax Appeal Tribunal: A move to engender confidence in Nigeria’s tax system

Reducing your carbon emissions

Jackson doctor gets April hearing date

I made up my mind never to work for somebody else – Gbubemi Omatseye

A toast to love

Presidency: Power belongs to God

We’ve taken leave of rationality

Dolphins are sore losers – Sunshine coach

Toyosi Folawiyo-Johnson eases off

Ex-MBGN courts attention

The rise and rise of Peter Obi

An enduring inspiration

Robot to take starring roles in S.Korea plays

We are masters of the romance game – Fela and Tara Durotoye

No dressing down for banker in TV supermodel email blunder

The matter with Akunyili on Yar’Adua

US Congressman Kennedy says he will not seek re-election

Do you have a moral compass? (1)

Ex-militants need clinical assessment – Onyuku, consultant psychiatrist

Ministers in desperate moves for Jonathan’s favour

I don’t care if I lose my life fighting cultism in C’River – Imoke

Heat wave threatens Lagos residents as power supply dips

The brewing conspiracy over the missing millions

MNET Face of Africa: The royal edge

Falana, minister, offer ray of hope for lady with severed fingers

4 bankers in EFCC net for N200m racket

Disquiet in House of Reps over Jonathan’s elevation

Doctrine of delusion

How to prevent infections at dental clinics – Dr. Obamiyi

Brain scans reveal video gamers’ secrets

India, Pakistan set date for first talks since Mumbai attacks

Ijebu-Ode LG chairman should buckle up

Man allegedly tried to buy boys’ urine

We didn’t court before we got married – Ini & Lizzy Akpabio, Abuja’s celebrity couple

No Valentine’s: Saudi religious police see red

Jonathan can make it count

Jonathan’s emergence and dilemma of S’East governors

Twice as nice

Ibori strengthens bond

Eriksson leaves Magpies post

Boxing ruined my marriage – Obisia

Dealing with Valentine’s Day blues in marriage

Why he may never give you a ring

Obi: PDP should be last to protest

I studied pharmacy because my dad died after wrong injection – Okwor, PSN president

No TV talk show lasts forever – Funmi Iyanda

Rapper gets temporary reprieve

We intend to provide houses for teachers in rural areas – Dr. Bashir, Kaduna SUBEB chairman

Stockbrokers await passage of AMC bill

How to reduce global warming

Cost-cutting measures to access quality health care in 2010

Say what? Tales out of politics and life

Education is the soul of a nation; higher education its brain– Prof. Aderibigbe

Ban Ki-Moon’s stand on Sudan

For world’s poor, an ally from an unlikely corner

Inside LAPA, where the Jacobs train actors

Black History Month: Another handshake across the sea

Dark Saturday in Port Harcourt as over 30 persons feared electrocuted

Rights group wants Jonathan to fight corruption, violence

Toyota to recall 8,000 Tacomas in U.S.: document

Ivory Coast‘s President dissolves government

NATO launches major Afghanistan offensive

Friday, February 12, 2010

Patience as Jonathan’s biggest banana peel

Abdul-Mutallab: US embassy denies Ondo legislators visas

Gunmen kidnap doctor, kill passerby

Man, 55, charged with killing wife over alleged adultery

Shot by Lagos policeman, placed on life support machine, power failure terminates his life

I rejected political appointments in the Navy until Akhigbe, my junior, became my boss

I never had a fight with Jim Iyke -Emeka Ike, Nollywood actor

PDP unhappy about killings in Osun –Adeyemo

Real Madrid: Ronaldo in, Benzema out

Ikoyi Club celebrates Captains Day tourney

Lagos rated ‘fifth worst city’

JRC claims attack on Shell pipeline

Jonathan meets with oil companies

The day I almost made Obasanjo weep – Ajobiewe

Financial woes spice up FA Cup derby

Sponsor promises better golf tourney

‘Obi not APGA’s right candidate’

Mortgage rates on 30-year US loans falls to 4.97%

CEOs see economic recovery taking hold in US

…Soludo faults Obi’s victory

FIFA names World Cup tour operator for Nigeria

Roma seeks ninth straight win

CBN sets agenda for next phase of banking reforms

Ex-militants besiege Calabar Ecobank for allowances

I’m careful about women because opponents can use them against me

A’Ibom govt officials live in fear after ex-commissioner’s arrest

No boyfriend or husband can make me quit acting

Syndicate behind adultration of popular insecticide revealed

Dina: AC, friends commit N12.5m more to finding killers

Fernando tasks Bordeaux

Martins, Yakubu not better than me –Eviparker

Injured soldiers to get more help, MoD says

He is obviously seeing someone else

Anambra 2010: Ngige gets set to challenge result in court

Anita Hogan puts to bed

‘Why Kanu missed his flight to London’

Australian dollar gains as employers add most jobs since 2006

Best ways to serve raw vegetables

How to Attract Consumers

Australia‘s rate pause may be short-lived

Global bonds attract attention

Ibori blocks D’banj from touching ‘Kokolet’

Ayuba storms Abidap Hotels for lovers

Actress‘ marriage crumbles

Senate after the Yar’Adua storm

East Coast digs out from storm for record books

Don’t use Amodu to judge Nigerian coaches

CAF Champions League begins

Ex-Rep asks court to nullify acting Presidency

Business and life mistakes to avoid (2)

Ex-workers tackle Union Bank over unremitted deductions and unpaid entitlements

I felt cheated when I lost out in the last Zain Challenge contest

Physically challenged doctor wins Niger NYSC award

Nwuche backs Jonathan as Acting President

I almost had a heart attack –Lukundu Nalungwe, winner of Mnet Face of Africa

Tears from the Fountain of Knowledge as kidnappers desecrate royalty

Much ado about a foreign coach

Jonathan, governors in secret deal

Barca visits Atletico with makeshift squad

Shooting Stars insulted me –Boamah

Goodluck Jonathan: The Road Ahead

I’m glad I discovered PSquare –Howtie

Ukraine PM Tymoshenko ignores calls to concede

My fiancé dates a ‘sugar mummy’

Orphanage fire kills 15 in South Africa

Anambra 2010: Factors that ensured peaceful election, Obi’s victory

Women’s health also affects their sex lives

Along comes the Man in the Bowler Hat

My parents made me to stand on a stool and wash their cars

Actress finds love

Jungle Ride hits the cinemas

How Tricia, Oby Edozie ended feud

Air Products takes $5.1bn Airgas bid hostile

Co-location helps telecoms firms to effectively project cost – IHS boss

Remodelling your kitchen

Liberia boosts private enterprise

Togo appeals AFCON ban

Ido-Osi: Court stops police from arresting Fayose

Gowon, Shagari, Shonekan, others ask Jonathan to trim Yar’Adua’s 7-point agenda

Man kills wife, relative over alleged adultery

New militant group claims attacks in Niger Delta

Oil falls below $75 on stronger dollar

China condemns Barack Obama‘s plan to meet Dalai Lama

EU gives $13m to Zimbabwean farmers

Thursday, February 11, 2010

‘Senate to fast-track passage of Animal Council Bill, three others’

NRC takes delivery of five locomotives at Lagos port

‘Professionalism is dying in hospitality industry’

Group lauds performance of aquaculture sector

Indonesia Central Bank chief may be named after Century probe

Ekiti lifts embargo on logging activities

Global rice production may rise this year – Experts

Google to offer ‘ultra high-speed‘ broadband in US

UK government calls for action on mobile phone crime

C’River woos visitors with tourism

Revenue drive: FCT Customs generates N297m in January

EU to lay groundwork for Greek aid package

UK records fewest homes for sale in 30 months

Expert calls for development of food and agro-allied sub-sector

Nigeria to benefit from FTZ operation summit

Euro gain ahead of EU summit

Hungary‘s mortgage plan may fail to limit foreign debt burden

Lagos to assist on clearance of abandoned vessels – Fashola

LG Electronics inaugurates new refrigerators

‘Finance is just a fraction of challenges facing textile industry’

SMEDAN tasks corps members on self employment

US consulate, NPA partner Yabatech on maritime school

Shema inaugurates craft village in Katsina

Cargo Tracking Note divides NPA, manufacturers

Odey inaugurates committee on CITES

Jonathan: Retired ex-ambassadors hail Senate, Reps

...Fashola, AC, others extol his virtues

NASU commences strike on Monday

Dina’s body arrives home to heroic welcome

Anambra: I can’t be sacked —Iwu tells NLC

Govs unhappy about secrecy around Yar’Adua’s health condition —Aliyu

Five feared dead as police, soldiers clash in Benin

Poor condition of Zaria bridge worries motorists

Policing Nigeria tasking —IG

Ngige heads for tribunal, as voters protest at INEC

NBA lauds appointment of new AGF

Why policemen stormed Aondoakaa’s office —Onovo

MASSOB celebrates Mandela, wants Uwazurike freed

Rivers to redeploy career teachers to classrooms

Parents face childcare fees rise

Ukraine PM defies pressure to concede election defeat

Hungary reports first annual trade surplus

Six die, 250 houses burnt in Gombe communal clash

We await Jonathan’s correspondence – Senate

Lawyer wants court to scrap Lagos Magistrates’ Court Law

... set to encourage foreign investment in gas projects

NPL election: Jaja, Baribote set to challenge Obaseki

FRSC partners CBN on drivers’ licence

Henshaw to be buried on Feb.19

AbdulMutallab: Senate urges US to exercise restraint

Aondoakaa apologises to Akunyili

Forgery: NYSC extends 16 corps members’ stay

China commerce official sees no trade war with US

Opposition leaders attacked as Iran marks revolution day

FG spends N1.4tn on stimulus packages

How to help your child succeed in school – Proprietor

Rise in ‘school terror attacks’

Amnesty: Oil production has increased – Lukman

Asian affluence endangers world tiger population

NUPENG worried over sale of Shell‘s assets

‘Taiwan has no deadline for cross-strait trade pact’

‘Politicians regularly perfect methods of looting’

Butterfly House rules Temple School sports day

200 PDP aspirants obtain forms for elective positions in Ekiti

Jonathan inaugurates 17 new permanent secretaries, warns against corruption

Dissolve cabinet now, S’South leaders tell Jonathan

I won’t quit Arsenal for Barcelona – Fabregas

Re: Oceanic Bank has 66 illegal branches

Trade support: NEXIM gets $20m loan from ECOWAS Investment Bank

CBN to issue guidelines on margin lending

Re: Anatomy of a dissent

Re: Lies, all lies

Bolt, Federer in running for award

Rescued banks may be sold by April – Sanusi

Reps team denied access to Yar’Adua

Bills without stakeholders’ input irregular – Ogun Speaker

Women boxers can win medals for Nigeria – Obisia

The Yar’Adua pendulum and Senate’s last straw

Mass failure: Kwara commissioner turns class teacher

UK trade gap hits £7.3bn

Assembly wants Benue to establish more fire stations

Sheila Okonji’s new baby

Different strokes

PPPRA laments rot in NNPC’s Calabar depot

Duncan Daniel’s gift to lovers

UNRWA appeals for more donations to improve services

European parliament calls for new climate diplomacy

Jonathan approves $2bn excess crude funds for sharing

Principal identifies success factors in academic pursuit

UNESCO, others move to promote mother tongue

NIMET predicts food shortage in 2010

South Africa hails Mandela on 20th anniversary of release

Iraq gives Blackwater employees seven days to leave

100 lovers for Cupid’s Ball

Forgetting about the North Korean bomb

Of celebrities and dancing

Valentine’s Day has its embarrassing moments

Etcetera goes political on new single

Debtor beats man to death over N1,000 in Lagos

Police arrest suspected rapist

Tutored by experience, MAD boy rises against terrorism

Firm distributes vehicles, motorcycles, N46m loan in Ogun

AC chieftain slumps, dies in Govt House

Politicians, others pay N1.5m yearly for kids in Abuja private schools

Exercise leads to healthier aging

The miracle of vitamin D: Sound science or hype?

NFF invites 34 for Niger clash

Kidnapping: Don’t harass opposition politicians –LP

US gives conditions for dropping Nigeria from terror list

Cabinet reshuffle catches PDP unawares

Appeal court strikes out Mobil’s application against 860 guards

Judge transfers Ibru’s case to CJ

Fashola, Obakpolor, others condemn foreign coach

Re: Try coup and risk disintegration

Oil continues to leak as cracks get larger

Re: Minor cabinet reshuffle

A letter from the Diaspora to the cabal

Moving the nation forward

Akpabio worries over councils’ indifference to agric

Bears rebound as ASI sheds 0.39%

Fidson Healthcare plans N2bn bond

Stockbrokers set agenda for Jonathan

NBA hails appointment of Justice Minister

Ex-commissioner’s arrest sparks anxiety in Akwa’Ibom

Customs impounds contraband, 10 bags of Indian hemp

Abdulmutallab: Senate appeals to US to exercise restraint.

Somali forces ‘kill al-Qaeda man‘

CBN targets inflation, asset bubbles

Ahmadinejad warns Israel against any military move

Afenifere tackles N’Assembly

Kuwait congratulates Jonathan

Finally, court dissolves Segun Arinze’s marriage

Jos crisis: How NVRI prevented bloodbath in Vom

PDP hails N’Assembly’s decision on Jonathan

Constitution review: Senate to raise sub-committee on gender

Jonathan: N’Assembly’s decision good for rule of law’

Petrobras to hunt for hydrocarbons in Uruguayan waters

Ghana stops Kosmos’ $4bn Jubilee sale to ExxonMobil

JTF impounds vessel containing 724 metric tonnes of stolen crude

David-West carpets N’Assembly, Akunyili over Yar’Adua

OPEC to keep taps open if oil price stays at $70, $90 – Kuwait’s SPC

Seawolf takes delivery of two rigs

Acting President: N’Assembly’s motion legal – SAN

Public workers may declare strike today

Vacuum has plunged Nigeria into darkness –Ajibola

Indonesia to import 600,000 barrels of oil from Sudan

Again, gas shortage paralyses operations at PHCN’s power stations

ExxonMobil reaches target depth at First Point Thomson Well

Court bars lawmakers from probing Fashola, others

Olaitan wins Guinness golf meet

Govt assures of investment safety in Kaduna

Ondo Monarch inaugurates Prison Welfare Scheme

Euro zone holds intensive talks on Greek rescue

Wolves set for Burundi

Dunga snubs Ronaldinho

Jos: Jang reports Bauchi gov to NGF

OPEC’s quota compliance drops to 53% as crude production rises

Electoral reform ’ll ensure justice — Awoyemi

3i mulls bids for state assets – CEO

Renewable energy: Nigerian, German institutes partner on capacity building

Honda expands airbag recall as more Toyotas probed

N’Assembly acted in good faith, says Abia A-G

‘Environmental inspectors escape lynching’

Crude rebounds as euro gains weight

Osun: House rejects N101.5m allowance

NFF still want van Gaal, Hiddink – Official

Crown coach eyes league shield

NITEL had no sales, marketing units – Ndukwe

NIPOST calls for funding, automation to enhance

‘Why governors dumped Yar’Adua’

Group tasks govt, individuals on widows’ plight

Basetsana ready for Falconets – Team Manager

Barcelona denies Fabregas

Kidnapping: Oni wants to implicate us –AC

Shell’ll not abandon Nigeria – Sunmonu

US military frees Reuters photographer

New York Times Q4 profit jumps

Lonestar boosts swamp oil drilling with new rigs

China 5th, India nowhere in top 15 UN patent filings

Iraq offers to increase crude supplies to India

CSR: Techno Oil rehabilitates school

Claims: NAICOM settles 106 complaints

UN building closed as heavy snowstorm hits part of America

Suspense, drama on Jonathan’s first day as Acting President

Ronaldo rejected Barcelona – Calderon

Ukraine recounts presidential election votes

NPL election: Why S’South is behind Jaja – Amaju

NUC promises new University of Medical Sciences

Ondo queries relevance of Niger Delta Ministry

NNPC, Mobil to build 500MW Joint Venture IPP

IFDC targets 550,000 farmers for fertiliser programme

Abuja to enjoy 24-hour water supply by August

Reps to probe al-Jazeera video

Chukwu backs Okocha for NFF job

Police recover N160m Indian hemp consignment in Ibadan

Court reduces jail term for American-Iranian scholar

Court forces UK to disclose US torture allegations

Nigeria, Ghana to clash again

SMEDAN to introduce credit scheme without collateral to SMEs

EIB signs ¤240m loan agreement with First Bank, others

Increased Tariffs: LPG operators bemoan FG’s failure to honour agreement

Mandelson attacks Kraft on Cadbury job losses

ONGC seeks tax reimbursements

Show love to road users on Lagos/Ibadan Expressway

Akunyili: Now re-branding Nigeria

Chevron to deploy Halliburton’s openworks system

PayPal halts payments to India

Senate petitions finance ministry over Udoma‘s ‘conflict of interest’

Katsina earmarks N300m for rehabilitation of motels

FG spends $8bn on fuel importation annually –NNPC

I never wanted to leave United – Nani

Listing calories on fast-food menus cuts kids‘ intake

Hariri accuses Israel of making incursion into Lebanon

Haiti quake death toll rises to 230,000

Climate change: Eti-Osa council boss states case for states, LGs

FEC okays N’Assembly resolutions

Egypt FA stopped my Nigeria move – Shehata

Man to pay N.5m fine for importing fake medicated soap

Governors will support Acting President –Akala

AC offers N2.5m for clue on Dina’s killers

NCAA set to recertify aviation industry

Sanusi never ordered seizure of Ibru’s passport — SSS

Judge fixes March 1 for EFCC’s, Akingbola’s applications

IBB in secret meeting with US

Senate passes amendment to NHRC Act

US Navy backs APS

Onovo advises prospective foreign investors on security checks

Foreign coach won’t help Eagles – Amuneke

Jonathan removes Aondoakaa as AGF

Euro MPs back new European Commission

Air travellers decry traffic congestion on MMIA road

Obama vows significant sanctions against Iran

Darfur Peace Process: Gambari meets armed movements

Even in war zones, battle doesn’t cause most injuries

Ambidextrous children at higher risk for learning problems

Goodluck and a breath of fresh air

New date, venue for Glo-CAF Awards

Re: Who killed Dipo Dina?

Trial of Jos violence suspects

Understanding new travelling rules can save you money

Tax: Women protest in Minna

Why we have not delisted Albarka Air – NSE

Flour Mills records 1,026% increase in profit

Banks: CBN still uncovering scandals – Sanusi

Toyota’s President apologises for recall of cars

Shell, TU Delft join forces in EOR programme

Sapele, Delta, Afam to add 851MW by March – Babalola

Hope rises for residents as FEC reduces land rates

NASS’ unfinished job

Hurray! Valentine’s Day is on a Sunday

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Lies, all lies

Appeal court reserves judgment in Uduaghan, Okocha case

Adegbite faults lawmakers’ action

Chile President-elect, Rinera, okays LAN stake sale

Yar’Adua: My colleagues conspired to drop me from Saudi trip —Rep

Lagos inaugurates third drivers‘ institute

Oyo PDP: Tension mounts as Alao-Akala, Ladoja struggle for control

Militants seal up NDDC’s Edo office

‘Acting capacity does not amount to takeover’

Turkish Airlines orders 35 Boeing planes

Toyota pulls ads from US TV network–Report

PSN, group laud Akunyili

‘We’ll protect lives, property in Kwara’

UBS reports higher client outflows, return to profit

Jonathan: What some senators say

FG inaugurates committee on CITES

World Bank, NIMET partner to raise aviation safety bar

‘We’ve not signed Chamakh’

File management tips

Auditors taken to task on computer literacy

Firm introduces new fuel saving device

Valentine: Eagle Airlines offers 50% discount on couples ticket

Ekiti: NAPEP gives investment grants to 500 poor households

The motion that confirmed VP as Acting President

Nedbank‘s Acc-Ross trades not ‘wrong,‘ Kruger says

FOI bill: NANS gives 90-day ultimatum

Daniel congratulates Obi, salutes Soludo

NAF acquires helicopters to check bunkering

Ekiti radio station reopens soon –Commissioner

Profile of first acting President, Nwafor Orizu

Trichet’s return fuels talk of EU action on Greece

Lawmakers’ decision on vice-president illegal –AC

Haiti: Bank workers donate to earthquake victims

Textile manufacturers seek 50% rebate on gas price

FAA and EASA certification for King Air 350i

Nigeria introduces new civil aviation regulations to meet global standard

People, critical in supply chain industry – Multimix boss

Building a business on integrity

2009 Glo-CAF award: Top three to emerge on Feb.16

NFF claims Hiddink’s interest in Eagles

Dentex begins valentine dental programme

Yar‘Adua: Osotimehin and the ostrich game

World Cup: BON, OSMI urge broadcast media to unite

‘I really want to make an impact’

Resign now, Dudu-Orumen tells Lulu, others

Steps to accomplish your goals and resolutions

Uganda to finance $1.3bn Nile hydropower plant

ABC Transport, Unicem in cement transport deal

Bombardier plane deliveries strong, orders soft

NNPC, oil marketers strategise on ending fuel scarcity

NIHORT management accused of illegal salary deductions

Akinjide, Ali, Falana back N’Assembly’s resolution on Jonathan

UK‘s top financial regulator quits

Now that Jonathan is Acting President

Primate blames clerics for failing Nigerian leaders

What sections 144 and 145 of the 1999 Constitution say

Ondo varsity not abandoned – Commissioner

Amnesty International accuses The Gambia of rights violation against Nigerians

Naira gains at inter-bank

Handover crisis: Aondoakaa lied, Soyinka tells CNN

Bank reform: EIB rates CBN’s action among world best

Shell, others frustrating gas to power projects – Investors

Airport scanner radiation risk low, agencies say

Joji advises against airport concession

Zimbabwe faces corn, wheat shortages

NIMN frowns at unethical practices in marketing

‘A CEO cannot be bigger than his organisation’

Pele predicts African success in S’Africa

Discovery: Ajadi’s impression of his environment

FIFA retains four African refs

Avalanche kills 30, injures 70 in Afghanistan

Lagos set to meet MDG goals four and five, inaugurates new MCCs

LUTH to start renal transplant

Leadership in Nigeria

Group sensitises rural women on HIV/AIDS transmission

Food fortification: Fortitech partners Synergy

US Marines gear up for major assault in Afganistan

Fire kills 15 in South African orphanage

Drug combination blocks HIV infection in mice

Former AFN boss, Amu, is dead

Gerrard targets third spot

From NIDO, a graphic invocation

Writing a CV that stands out

APC by Schneider Electric appoints sales representative for Central Africa

Opel to invest ¤11bn in new cars

‘We don’t have adequate security surveillance at airports’

General Electric delivers five locomotive engines to NRC

N50bn required annually to keep rescued banks afloat – CBN

Nigerian ratings agency forsees bank profit recovery

Akunyili threatens to sue Aondoakaa

‘Deutsche Bank plans to develop Asian operations’

Rapid population growth, threat to Africa’s development —UN

TSS: Ogun teachers commence strike

We are guided by the doctrine of necessity —Mark

Free rides: How man lures, robs ladies

‘It’s time to move on in a determined manner’

Obaship tussle: Kingmakers accuse Osun politicians

Jonathan accepts N’Assembly’s mandate

RIC MFB stresses need to focus on productive poor

History as N’Assembly proclaims Jonathan Acting President

Stanbic IBTC secures €55m facility from EIB

New banking regime: Banks may no longer require N25bn capital

BKT unveils radial off-road tyres

Indiscriminate tanker parking: Stakeholders move to end menace

Setting up a used car dealership

Transnet plans $2bn bond sale in US, Europe

Meltdown: Accountants advised on probity

Vision, an essential for building super brands

Piracy challenge, quest for lower fee fuel collaboration between Nigerian and Ghanaian artistes

Ferdinand drops ban appeal

Eagles will perform in S’Africa – Etuhu

Jonathan: On the threshold of history

Corporate backing for research? Get over it

Michael Jackson’s doctor appears in court, denies manslaughter charge

South Africans celebrate Mandela, worry about future

OARS Foundation: Providing succour for infertile couples

SFH mobilises Ondo women on female condom usage

That conspiracy against the Constitution

Life in the terror league

EXCOF: Time to support Akunyili

Zuma to Deliver State of the Nation Address

Miracle: Man pulled from Haiti earthquake rubble after four weeks WEEKS‘

Toyota recalls thousands of Prius cars worldwide

Zimbabwe to offer tax breaks for big power investment

Ratings agency sees bank profit recovery

Jackson doctor pleads not guilty in singer‘s death

National Assembly recognises Jonathan as Acting President

Senate declares Jonathan Acting President

Monday, February 08, 2010

Cahill out for months

‘Terry still important’

Jos: International Criminal Court to consider SERAP’s petition

Experts link hot weather to climatic change

Oceanic Bank partners Delta FA

Judge detains police over Cabanas

‘Euro 2012 on track’

Glover gets CAHB role

US teens lose interest in blogging

EU approves Swedish guarantee for loan to Saab

Brand Direct develops phone tracking solution

Police intercept fake insecticides, arrest three

Ondo spends N1.483bn on rural development

Akunyili’s memo pits professionals against politicians in FEC

Dell to defend suit alleging defective notebooks

Milan stumbles as Inter cruises closer to title

Japan Airlines ‘to stay with American Airlines’

JPMorgan raises $700m for digital theatres

The ruling cabal

Gascoigne arrested

Wenger feels Chelsea experience cost Arsenal

Cote d’Ivoire to play S’Korea

Dora, that’s in order

Google, NSA to team up in cyberattack probe

Facebook removes Microsoft banner ads from site

Gold climbs as dollar retreats

FG to ensure standardised production of lubricants

FUTA partners RECTAS on geospatial science education

Anambra: Sack Iwu now, NLC tells FG

...Army denies allegations of extra-judicial killings

...Begins review of armed forces operations

LASPOTECH rector warns new students against cultism

Ondo separates school of nursing from midwifery

SA Life pays N4.74bn claims in three years

Jonathan backs new laws on disaster management

German tax cheat gets $10m in damages from bank

APC develops battery backup solution

Starcomms extends coverage to Enugu

Task before Obi

Bayern bigger than Nigeria – Van Gaal

Nesta, Pato doubtful for United clash

Italy is tougher than Spain – Ibrahimovic

Mustapha heads NFF Electoral Committee

ASUU seeks release of White Paper on UNIBEN

Don laments neglect of technical and vocational education in Nigeria

10 ways to make your cell phone battery last longer

Disney, Google eye stake in China bus media firm

Philips to invest heavily in LED technology

AP orders 10 cargoes of PMS to ease fuel scarcity

Oteh tasks stockbrokers on global best practice

Anambra poll

AC accuses Oyo of fresh employment scam

Senate to recognise Jonathan as Acting President

Jonathan locks out Maduekwe, Babalola for lateness

Put national interest first, Tinubu tells FEC

NAFDAC: Businessman arraigned for importation of fake drugs

Akute residents appeal to Daniel

Tinubu seeks pension funds’ participation in N20bn rights issue

Sustained depreciation of naira worries NACCIMA

China shuts down largest hacker training website

Oil above $71 amid US cold snap, Iran tensions

IBM unveils new server systems as Oracle enters market

VC counsels students on academic excellence

Crescent varsity threatens to prosecute errant students

Chukwu battles Renard for Tanzania job

Kameda takes WBA flyweight title

NAICOM approves new MD for ADIC Insurance

Jackie Collins begins ‘Girl’ whirl

A tender woman can suddenly become a dynamite – Sam

Internal wrangling stalls appointment of Auditor General

Cornerstone Insurance appoints new CEO

Microsoft intensifies efforts to protect consumers

Nadal’s recovery going well – Uncle

Unilorin dons, others to donate 1% of February salary to earthquake victims in Haiti

Oxford, Cambridge lag behind on ethnic mix

ANPP: A party and its fortunes

Nokia to cut 285 jobs in Finnish plant changes

Google touts search engine in Super Bowl commercial

Why AFN invited 20 for Delhi 2010 camping – Bada

NNPC, others to spend $8bn on greenfield refinery

Intercontinental Bank, unions parley over sacked workers

Empowerment: Graduates demand more after computer training

Fashola, give us a transformer

Police yet to investigate alleged forgery of Yar’Adua’s signature

Five suspects remanded for robbery

Infant/child mortality drops by 40% in Nigeria –NPHCDA

UI matriculates 3,810, as VC warns freshers against cultism

Maternal mortality: 1,500 women die during childbirth

FIRS official jailed six months

Illegality of government, cause of political violence —Kukah

Govs to meet Senators, Reps over handover crisis

End the descent to anarchy now

LG inaugurates rehabilitated utility centres

Akunyili: Anatomy of a dissent

Trading opens on bearish note

European Investment Bank to acquire three banks in Nigeria

Pitfalls to avoid in property investment

2010 budget: FG raises revenue targets by N970bn

Drogba outshines Africans in Europe

Toyota to announce action soon for Prius hybrids

Why governors, PDP abandoned Yar‘Adua

Only ING can lead Nigeria out of constitutional crisis –Okotie

Ancelotti hails Terry, Drogba

When patriots stand up to be counted

FG’s stance on Lagos-Badagry road project

Telecoms Argentina suffers from govt anti-trust allegations

ICT growth: The role of strategic partnerships

UBA appoints three executive directors

‘Human capital development, managerial training, strategic to organisational growth’

Politics in the House: Okediran’s experience

Australian literary prize dumped

Cult clashes reduce in tertiary institutions

Ondo inaugurates board for corps members‘ welfare

UNN management plans to levy students over vandalised properties

Jos crisis: Senate begins review of armed forces management /operations.

Another School Proprietress abducted in Benin

PDP asks Obi to begin reconciliation process, congratulates Soludo

ICPC probes NOA director over misappropriation of workers’ leave grant

Mark, Ekweremadu congratulate Obi, loud INEC over Anambra elections.

‘Oil savings have dropped to $6.2 billion‘

‘ECOWAS Wants Credible election in Togo Vote’

AbdulMutallab: Obama blasts Republicans for criticising trial process

Sunday, February 07, 2010

Lagos begins registration of titles in government estates

Merkel wants new definition of economic growth

BAE systems to pay $400m fine

Climate change: Group moves to popularise use of LPG

Jaso cranes excite Nigerian construction industry

Resourcehouse wins Australia’s largest export deal

Morocco expands stimulus to support growth

UNILAG experts to x-ray emerging African cities

Ogun inaugurates township roads in Sagamu LG

China to levy anti-dumping duties on US chicken

Consultants subject Alimosho Model City Plan to public scrutiny

LWC increases capacity to 90%, inaugurates Epe mini plant

Crown Estate residents protest lease of children’s playground

Rehabilitated City Hall lights up Lagos Island

Samsung aims to triple smartphone sales

NAPEP plans N12bn microfinancing scheme

Firms to spend $21bn on smart grid cyber security

Panasonic raises profit forecast by 25%

New Ovi Maps records one million downloads in one week

Goldman Sachs’ CEO receives $9m bonus

Spring Bank to minimise transaction costs

Oceanic Bank migrates accounts to suit customer needs

London moves to buy stolen bank data

Clean energy: IHS gets $162,000 grant from US govt

Environmentalists canvass affordable energy usage

CIIN adopts MCPD to enhance professionalism

US tax on foreign earnings worries Procter & Gamble

Crusader, Munich strengthen reinsurance deal

Operators eyeing profit potential in micro insurance segment

New cable projects set to drive down bandwidth cost

Deutsche Telekom considers IPO for T-Mobile

Japan, US discuss common economic challenges

Inter-bank rates flat on limited outflow

NSE’s claims on former DGs misleading, shareholders say

Jos crisis: Jang rejects FG’s committee

Ekwueme’s name, others missing from voter register

It was an election devoid of violence

Memo: Textile workers ask Akunyili to resign

Poll: Obi, INEC admit inadequacies

A contestant and his thugs

Warri Industrial Business Park to gulp N100bn

Kidnappers free PDP secretary’s son

Amaechi blames crime upsurge on FG’s amnesty

Irregularities in voter registers nearly marred poll

Intimidating police presence everywhere

N’Delta: FG’s committee recommends N56.2bn for rehabilitation of ex-militants

Obasanjo condoles with Dina’s family

FG reads the riot act to contractors handling road projects

MDAs owe N140bn in unpaid taxes – FIRS

Ngige, Uba reject governorship results

I’m not a factional leader —Rep

My encounter with ‘Malachy’

No cheery welcome for Soludo at polling booth

Yar’Adua: Ijaw youths threaten violence over Jonathan

Blame Ogbulafor for Soludo’s loss —PDP

BON, OSMI host World Cup workshop

Wema Bank: Shareholders call for aggressive loan recovery

Banks: ‘Limitation of tenure won’t reduce governance abuse’

Thousands protest at Togo ban

Jonathan, NGF, Oshiomhole congratulate Obi

Election peaceful but flawed —UK

Ogun: Factional exco petitions police as govt threatens to seal off secretariat

Council caretakers: A-G urges court to dismiss suit against Ondo Gov

Ohu: Court to hear NUJ’s case on police report today

Saudi trip: Reps drop pro-Jonathan lawmaker

Ethiopia Airlines jet black box retrieved in Lebanon

Oguntuase wants Eagles overhauled

Tax reduction’ll boost national output – Analysts

How Obi won Anambra election

9,000 mining licences ready in two weeks – FG

Iran makes new uranium enrichment challenge

Foreign coach: NFF targets short-term deal

Ukraine votes in tense presidential election run-off

Editors restate opposition to NPC, say Yar’Adua must hand over to VP

Court remands five worshippers of corpse

Serena out of Paris Indoor Open

No more hiding place for criminals in Lagos

Close shave with death in the hands of a son

Ige, Akinfenwa clash at Lagos Country Club

Judicial workers lock out CJ, litigants over new salary scale

Yar’Adua’s illness, threat to Nigeria – AC

Between Ogun PDP and executive insurrection

G7 nations pledge debt relief for quake-hit Haiti

Who leads Eagles to the World Cup?

Making fortune from soda ash production

Guinness Nigeria’s half year profit drops by 11%

Shareholders ask IHS to explore new opportunities in telecoms

SEC will restore investors’ confidence in capital market, says Oteh

Try coup and risk disintegration

If Yar’Adua resigns

For Okere, justice at last

The sick man of Africa

Experts push 7 steps to heart health

A new way to look for diseases’ genetic roots

‘Issues are formulated from grounds of appeal’

UK announces tougher student visa rule

Common year-end results may further expose weak banks –Analysts

Yar’Adua: Senators may pass fresh resolution tomorrow

Conference of Speakers urges Yar’Adua to hand over to Jonathan

Textile Workers Union calls on Akunyili to resign

Call your husband to order, Niger Delta Women tell Turai

UK announce tougher student visa rule

Ijaw youths threaten violence over Jonathan

Aliero moves to return okada on Abuja streets

Anambra: PDP blames Ogbulafor for Soludo’s loss

Obi admits INEC’S inadequacies in victory

US snowstorm causes power cuts in Washington DC region

S. Africa‘s Zuma Apologizes for Sexual Affair

Ethiopia Airlines jet ‘black box‘ retrieved in Lebanon

Militants attack Shell oil pipeline

Obi wins Anambra guber election

Saturday, February 06, 2010

Asa drags magazine to court, demands N700m damages

BOBTV 2010: N250m on offer for productions

Slyva woos sponsors for AMAA

Atiku wears red to renounce terrorism

I became a politician because there was emptiness in me as a businesswoman – Hon. Ayodele

In a world of his own

Funmi to start talking on air again

Ogogo romances music

Exploiting the weapon in harp and string

I don’t have fond memories of my dad – Akpieyi

Amaechi promises best sports festival

Eagles need a top coach like Hiddink – Ifejiagwa

30 refs appointed for World Cup

Reactions to the poll

… Perroncel sad Terry lost captaincy

Fergie tips Eagles for World Cup second round

We’re ready to challenge Nigeria, Argentina – Korea coach

Stripped Terry makes England pledge

Anambra: Obi in early lead

...Ojukwu confirms lapses

People now beg me for money as they think I go about with a vault – Yemi Blaq

...Politicians infiltrated our voters’ register –INEC

Okocha won’t shoot straight

Confusion, frustration trail Anambra governorship poll

There are only men in our industry – Arike Oladipo, female TV producer

Oyinlola urges opposition to bury the hatchet

Politics of mass endorsement in Akwa Ibom

FOI bill: US journalist questions Nigerian legislators’ integrity

Federal ministry of justice lawyers to embark on warning strike

Nigeria @ 50, ThisDay Awards and matters arising

VC groans over uncompleted projects, woos stakeholders

Wildlife trade agency backs ban on bluefin tuna

Nigeria at 2010 African Cup of Nations

There is no guarantee that President Yar’Adua won’t break down again if he returns to office

Yar’Adua: ‘What is happening now is a power game’

Ferrari boss cautious after good start

Woods to return in February

NERC boss decries neglect of energy sector

Funding remains bane of Nigerian universities – Monarch

Why UNN vice chancellor must go

Frequent mental lapses may precede Alzheimer’s

…And the night’s displays

In Lagos, Speaker can speak without fear

Yar’Adua: Who gave S-East governors mandate?

Return mission schools to owners – EBHS alumni

Baraje, PDP’s National Secretary’s son kidnapped, abductors demand N100m

…Hopes US cases in Haiti can be resolved expeditiously

Plateau crisis and preparations for 2011 elections

Ghana’s Pantsil to miss rest of season

Trainer quits Team Hatton

Bridge happy to play – Mancini

Eagles’ Angola camp: An insider’s view

Strong opposition will strengthen our democracy – Senator Ola

Ibadan/Osogbo: Pollution contest, miscreants and praise singers

US to continue to reach out to China on Iran sanctions: Clinton

Mbazulike Amaechi warns on Akunyili’s comment

NBTE boss expresses worries over dearth of technical teachers

Jos crisis bad for Nigeria’s unity

Supreme Court judge on trial for corruption

Sandra Bullock set for first Oscar

Beyoncé attains golden record

Dealing with anger and hatred (2)

Monkey brain ‘hardwired’ for simple math

Acquired power infinity syndrome

Wealth is useless if it hasn’t transformed any life – Akubueze, Ohaneze Ndigbo president

Hitachi/Greencircle partnership to boost IT-driven education in institutions

‘I am in a fix’

Nigeria needs academic revolution – Salem VC

UI VC, Bamiro commends Afribank

NASSMAC 2010: Maths contest begins amidst calls for allowance for science tutors

Implications of kids devoting long hours to media

Lee explains capabilities of Samsung B7320

Australia spends $43bn on national broadband network

MTN introduces telephone banking in Rwanda

Congo lifts ban on exports by mining companies

Kenya Airways gain on passenger increase

15 perish in Niger auto crash

South African gross reserves, stocks decline

Toyota president apologises, plans to recall Prius in Japan

Some tips for successful business networking

Boeing 787 delivery schedule may slip

Characteristics of successful businesses

British Airways posts surprise Q3 profit

Golden Tulip makes a debut in Nigeria

A new dawn in the horizon for Nigeria’s mining sector

Cracks in PDP tear C’River LG apart

Air cargo market in Nigeria is underdeveloped – Olateru

Ogun LG boss charges community heads on FADAMA III implementation

Ogun records 11,490 accidents in 2009 – TRACE

How to manage business growth

Runsewe heads African Tourism Promotion Initiative

Ogun Assembly to engage consultant over 2010 budget

Five steps to starting out and making business work

AbdulMutallab returns to court April 13

ICPC drafts corps members into anti-corruption scheme

Police go spiritual to ward off criminals

Tax Appeal Tribunal: FG issues guidelines

Yam research gets $1m boost from donors

Nigeria’s leadership crisis: A Platonic perspective

NACCIMA calls for review of budget implementation process

Making peace over N450bn crude revenue

FG to use tents for ex-militants rehabilitation in A’Ibom, Bayelsa, Edo

Tension heightens in Anambra

Finally, it makes sense

Alhaji Shehu pays us a visit (2)

Lagos auto market with rock bottom prices

Top make-up designers and Revlon range

Annuity or programme withdrawal: Making informed decision on your future financial security

Bidder petitions Reps over sale of SAHCOL

The honey side of Valentine’s

Prostate Budget 2010 exposes lie of Yar’Adua’s illegal absence

Rivers’ example on foreign medical trips

FG, Microsoft toughen stance against cybercrimes, piracy

CBN’s re-engineering and financial literacy at the grass roots

Manicure and pedicure: Think safety first

Biafra, Anambra election and other stories

We’re besieged with calls from men who want to be hooked to partners for Valentine’s Day

The little black dress sense

‘That is why everything dey scatter-scatter’

Confessions of a drug suspect: I swallowed 50 wraps of cocaine for a $3,000 fee

Dealing with a cheating spouse

Make these mistakes, miss a partner

FG to spend N5bn on afforestation programme

ANAMBRA ELECTION: Stakeholders sing discordant tunes

Kidnappers release abducted PDP’s scribe’s son

Anambra Poll: Confusion as fake names dominate voters’ registers

Yar‘Adua ‘to hand over power‘

Mandela invites ex-wife, jailer to dinner

Gunmen abduct 8-month old child in Port Harcourt

Slow start to voting in Anambra guber election

Friday, February 05, 2010

Obasanjo ends mission to Congo, Rwanda

RUN VC chides colleagues for lack of accountability

Terror: Nigeria yet to meet United States – Maduekwe

Senate’s insistence on a letter from Yar’Adua worries PDP

Togo ban: CAF got it wrong

My confidence is back –Kezman

Hazard shuns Arsenal, others to seal future

For once, let us learn from our mistakes

Some agents act like fraudsters – Phillips

Defining moment for Chelsea, Arsenal

Eagles don’t need Shehata – Ochei

Quota system ruined us at Chile ’87 –Nieketien

Zamfara judicial workers end strike

Zamalek, Ittihad battle for Nagui

Amodu needs courses –Iloenyosi

Angola rises from the ruins of war

Keita wants Nations Cup ban on Togo lifted

Grant caught inside brothel

That coup nonsense and other matters

Eagles still super, not chickens –Martins

Why I want to represent Ijesa –Omole

This is the time to solve Anambra problem –CDC candidate

Yar’Adua’s refusal to hand over to VP is impeachable –Abayomi

Anambra governorship: D-day is here

I express myself through my crazy hairstyles –Bouqui, female rap artiste

I fear that Nigerians would wake up one day to a great revolution –Joe Ogbe

Although I studied pharmacy, dressmaking is my real passion –Bukky George

Bistop contributed nothing to Yori Yori – Bracket

I left microbiology for comedy, now I am going into music –Jedi, popular stand-up comedian

Hit song, Yori Yori, sparks controversy between Bracket, ex-member

There is division, distrust, and tribalism in Nollywood –Bolaji Dawodu

I remain a bachelor at 78 because God gave me the ability to control my sexual urge –Guy Garguilo

It is difficult to live solely on music in Nigeria –Sunny Neji

Oando set to launch IPP

London court okays trial of Ibori’s associates

…Its result will signpost 2011 general election –Anyaoku

AMBO 4 Movie premiere holds soon

EMI posts $2.4bn loss as terra firm a weighs raising cash

Kellogg 4Q profit slips raises 2010 profit view

Nnenna and Friends thrill fans on Valentine’s Day

Van Vicker’s impostor on the prowl

Controversy trails disappearance of 80-year-old man and his will

He abuses me sexually

‘Lagos court judgment may invalidate election’

Skye Bank names Durosimi-Etti MD designate

Dipo Dina for burial on Feb. 12

Anambra governorship: Tension heightens amid tight security

‘Our experiences with roaches’

This girl is just too bad

Medical doctor turned us into sex machines, impregnated us and sold our babies –Rescued teenagers

State Street to pay $313m after SEC sues over bond loss

Genevieve, Rita Dominic hobnob with Nike Oshinowo

Jide Kosoko refutes N75 million fraud allegation in ANTP

Bank halts £200bn money printing scheme

Stocks, Metals Plunge as dollar gains on debt

Ije hits cinemas

Tent Houz releases new singles

Esprit Former Chairman sells $396m of stock after gains

Eight years after falling cable destroyed her limbs, court orders PHCN to pay N18m to her

It is a clear case of homicide –Mba

Re: As we enter the end game

He is married but I want him too

Governors meet with Jonathan, pledge support

Jos crisis: Police charge 108 with terrorism

Kidnapped ex-NYSC DG regains freedom as Akpabio accuses opposition

Post-amnesty: Report on cost of rehabilitating ex-militants expected Monday

NFF redeploys Amodu

Oil deals behind ministers’ opposition to Jonathan

Young designers glitter at Future Awards outing

You can still enjoy your sex life

My father had two wives but he warned me against polygamy – Olu Daramola, SAN

She lied to me about her age

Re: Jos, insanity and the rest of us

I didn’t mean to kill my friend, slashing her nose with a razor blade was a mistake

How stolen N.8m got 23-year-old into bigger trouble

Lesson 1: 40 business and life mistakes to avoid (1)

Randy gospel musician

Oil prices fall most since July on economic fears

Hettie Ogbe out with Inspiration

AY goes violent at airport

‘We’ve formed informal miners into cooperative groups to curb illegal export of gemstones’

Canada‘s dollar declines as crude, stocks slide before payrolls

Anambra: Tension heightens amid security beef up

Fresh crisis rocks NBA

Yar’Adua: NBA backs Akunyili

Chelsea transfer ban lifted as Lens accept £1m over Gael Kakuta row

AbdulMutallab due back in court April 13

Obama condemns Uganda anti-gay bill

Anambra 2010: Overzealous policemen scare citizens

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Govs back Jonathan

Cattle futures fall on low demand for wholesale beef

Saaci, SAT move to grow tourism business

Congolese governor halts miners’ exports

Prism invests N6bn on steel mills

Japan orders investigation into another Toyota model

Energy crisis: ‘Nigerians will continue to pay more for products’

NMLA, ISAN collaborate to strengthen indigenous shipping

USTDA offers $162,000 grant to IHS Nigeria

EU increases sugar export, defies WTO regulation

Global retail sales grow despite recession

UPS’ profit grows on Internet transactions

Climate Change: NIMASA partners OAU on observatory

IBM to acquire Initiate Systems

Productivity in US rises more than expected in Q4

India to become low-cost export hub for Volkswagen

PwC faces mass exits after involvement in Satyam’s fraud

IP firm trains business partners

ECOWAS begins inspection on joint border post projects

‘Banks’ credit lines have not dried up’

50% of companies’ll use twitter by 2012 – Analysts

Vodafone sees improved sales trend

Insurers reconsider coverage for crisis regions

Coffee drops as cocoa rises

FG to clamp down importers of substandard vehicles, generators

Introduction of CTN levy by NPA’ll increase freight cost – LCCI

Chinese investors cut interest in futures market

Tax: CBN rolls out guidelines on e-payment solution

Hundreds of Glaxo FK jobs to be axed

‘The competitive model failed the world‘s economy’

Companies feel threatened by climate fight – UN chief

PIB: Senate may delist N7.5bn post-implementation fund

South African youths want state ownership of mines

Daily Times bounces back, resumes business in April

FEC concerned over situation in Nigeria – Maduekwe

Cancer treatment: Expert calls for govt subsidy

How enhanced web traffic can boost your investment

Michael Jackson’s doctor may appear in court today

CNPP warns against removal of Akunyili, Jonathan

Oyo teachers in free-for-all at prayer session

Atiku, wife laundered $40m –US Senate

Again, PDP witnesses’ names not in voter’s register

NPAN restates rejection of govt-regulated Press Council

Bill on transfer of power passes second reading in House of Reps

2011: PDP asks aspirants to wait for guidelines

Oshiomhole flags off N2.8bn road project

FG alarmed at rising cancer cases

NHIS threatens stiffer sanctions against health care providers

Akwa Ibom police command mobilises 1,000 men

Togo files legal complaint against CAF

Berger battles Ocean Boys over players

Akamkpa royal fathers honour LG boss

MTN supports trade partners in Osun

Kidnapping: Akpabio accuses opposition politicians

Ekiti broadcasting station shut over faulty electricity generating set

Change-A-Life offers scholarships to 60 children

Schools fine parents over children’s holiday

NPPAN seeks regeneration of oil palm sector

Akhigbe escapes expulsion from PDP

PDP chasing shadows in Anambra —Kalu

Rivers outlaws taxi parks at road junctions

Inter can beat Chelsea – Mourinho

New injury blow for Hargreaves

Amaechi vows to prosecute errant contractors

Court upholds suspension of Oseni, former Ogun Assembly Speaker

Grounded airlines seek re-instatement of operating licences

Victory not enough for Akpokona

Mobile phones drive increase in exam cheating

US Consulate partners King’s College to celebrate Black History Month

Golfers set for Valentine Kitty

Australian firm to invest in Osun gold mining project

Civil society constitutes team to investigate Jos crisis

Mark seeks accelerated review of constitution

INEC has shown enough commitment —Obidigbo

Mayweather agrees to fight Mosley

Maradona invites more players

Nato readies for assault on Taliban

Police to investigate Soludo’s claim

Ekiti rerun: Tribunal rejects PDP’s documents as party closes case

Reforms: CBN seeks wider regulatory powers over banks

‘Pharaohs can do better’

Foundation takes children from streets to schools

The £100 billion schools scandal

Gunmen abduct principal in Benin

‘Extending credit facilities to continuing education will reduce illiteracy‘

Why Osaze is Eagles’ best player – Okocha

N’Delta crisis: Shell ready to sell more assets in Nigeria

FG sets up committee on financial implication of rehabilitation of ex-militants

Jonathan warns security agencies against complicity

Suzanne Tamim killers appeal against death sentences

Anambra election will determine what 2011 will look like – Umeadi

Jonathan receives two new envoys

TomTom fulfils pledge to Eagles

I want to coach a World Cup team – Zambia coach

Cabal wants to hijack Yar’Adua’s govt –Northern govs

Yar‘Adua: When a party gets to the crossroads

Rwanda genocide-row politician attacked

Anambra: Unknown persons dump casket at INEC office

UNAMID denies aiding Darfur rebels

BPE canvasses prosecution of defaulting privatised companies

NBC outlaws vulgar musicals, bogus trado-medic claims, others

Power generation drops by 1010MW – Minister

Kanu cherishes charity work

Winner emerged at Maltina National Reading Competition

Far from home

TV SPORTS: Super Eagles, third best in Africa

Leave St. Janet alone

It’s 48 hours to The Future Awards

Again, nude bars stir controversy

Omotara Johnson

We won’t extend deadline for sale of UTME forms – Ojerinde

Back to base

When the centre no longer holds

Regulating Nigeria’s economy

A letter to Azu and his daughter

Casualties of generator fumes

New disinfectant could help hospitals fight germs

A deadly quake in a seismic hot zone

Home teaching thrives as parents‘ confidence in schools dwindles

NFF decides Amodu’s fate today

Fuel crisis: Lukman threatens to sack NNPC management

Tony Blair’s obfuscation on Iraq war

The Abuja you will hate to see

Ogun begins work on Gani Fawehinmi’s Diagnostic Centre

Kano police commissioner jailed

‘INEC not competent to organise elections – Court

Lagos to spend N1.6bn in 2010

FG inaugurates Tax Appeal Tribunal

Foreign food aid trickles into Haiti’s black market

Why nobody has access to Yar’Adua – Presidential aide

ASI rises by 1.06% in bullish trading

Sri Lanka president vows to regain progress lost in war

Dina: Intrigues and the unending questions

Cracks widen in FEC as Abba-Aji disagrees with SGF

Ferguson will never leave United – Evra

Police takeover Anambra

Why nobody can see Yar’Adua’

Handover crisis: Presidential aide, SGF disagree over letter

Nigeria to distribute 63m mosquito treated nets in 2010 – Minister

Jos crisis: Anxiety over posting of corps members to Plateau

Closure of Enugu airport will cripple S’East economy- ECCIMA

CABAL, SCHEMING TO HIJACK YAR’ADUA’S GOVT---NORTHERN GOVERNORS

Memo on Yar’Adua: Akunyili should not be sacked, CNPP tells FG

Gunmen abduct School Principal in Benin

Fresh apprehension over Anambra election

Zuma admits fathering ‘Love-child‘

Naira stable vs dollar on interbank market

IFC invests $2bn in Africa

China hits back at US over trade, currency

Malaria: New vaccine shows promise in children

Anambra 2010: INEC officials flee as casket is found at Awka office

US defends interrogation of AbdulMutallab

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

As obesity increases, so does stroke risk

Oil spills paralyse economic, aquatic life in Delta State

Mimiko’s largesse and the roforofo fight over national cake

Nollywood in distress

Sufficient unto a year are the evils of the past 73 days

Kagini: Demolished after two weeks notice

Air may be worsening ozone over US

CNPC drills first overseas offshore well in Sudan

File-sharing scam targets Twitter

Exxon Mobil says it‘s not forsaking oil for natural gas

UK should avoid more fiscal tightening – IFS

OFT seeks say in Orange/T-Mobile deal

OPEC cuts oil output in January for first time in five months

Nigeria can generate 123,000MW with energy mix in 2020 – ECN

GE boosts Lobico Tomboco output

EU endorses Greek deficit plans

Boeing and Airbus predict Asian sales surge

PIB: IOCs delay contracts with new Gas Master Plan players

Statoil extends contracts with Schlumberger, Baker Hughes

National Oil Varco moves to support upstream spending in Nigeria

Refinery: IPMAN seeks concessionary crude pricing

European states keep Swiss bank secrecy under siege

Toyota US sales hit by recall

Stock futures narrowly mixed ahead of jobs data

Nigerian oil exports to slip in March

Foreign firms jostle for Ugandan oil reserves

CNOOC announces strategy for major E&P growth in 2010

UK ‘could face power shortages’

Treasury experts to ruminate on impact of CBN’s intervention

Naira crashes at WDAS, inter-bank

‘Create clearing house for MFBs

Interlinked Technologies projects N57m Dividend

Market capitalisation rises by N693bn

Ecobank receives $6m from Bill Gates Foundation

LASG inaugurates mini medical mission, new City Hall

Exploring opportunities in treasury bill investment

Stocks plunge risk at highest since April 1984

CBN begins audit of microfinance banks

Bulls sustain hold as index rises by 2.2 per cent

Jos crisis: Lar committee cannot achieve anything —Shehu Sani

Senate moves to streamline inauguration of President, VP

Kwara purchases seven ambulances for N107m

Ekiti rerun: I’m not here to defend PDP — Witness

Fracas in Lagos as policeman kills okada rider

NBA condemns judge’s murder

AbdulMutallab: US Justice Dept, senators disagree over trial

Daniel may shun Ogun peace meeting again

Yar’Adua tears Northern leaders apart

Buhari dumps ANPP ...next party unknown

N’Delta: FG says it won’t list criminals as repentant militants

...Row as Reps reject motion on handover to Jonathan

Yar’ Adua: Nigeria mocked in South Africa

Thunder storms to victory over Hawks

WAFU Nations Cup: LOC boss meets Adamu

Mark proffers solution to Jos crisis

Oyo, labour in fresh row over alleged computer training scam

Armed motorcyclists lay ambush for bank customers

Ondo inaugurates Board for Corpers’ welfare

Court rejects el-Rufai’s request to stop arrest

Internet cost may drop by 10 per cent – Ndukwe

Keshi, a victim of Angola 2010

Garden City 2010 facilities will be ready – Ikuru

Togo ban: AU sports ministers fault CAF

Rooney can be among the best – Giggs

NSE tasks oil companies on local content

Imo River dredging: Reps order RUSAL to refund $120m

Akingbola wants judge to dismiss EFCC’s stay of proceedings

AC disclaims Sam Egwurome, re-affirms support for Peter Okocha

US court convicts Nigerian couple of forced servitude

US to review terror list, may delist Nigeria

Ooni, cleric charge Oyinlola over successor

Fashola: Lagos Assembly inaugurates panel to investigate allegations of financial impropriety

Aviation experts fault N200bn airline bailout plan

FEC approves downward review of Abuja land rates

Oil price rebounds, touches $78

OPEC reserves have reached one trillion barrels – el-Badri

Erico, Isima disagree on Amodu

Rangers set new target

Shehata snubs Nigeria, eyes 2014 with Pharaohs

Terry can take holiday – Ancelotti

NDIC, businessman’s children in court over property sale

Prolonged fuel scarcity takes its toll on cost of living

Senate rekindles hope of early passage of PIB

SEC may restrict margin trading on banks’ shares

CBN orders banks to set up ATM help desks

Police reinforcement arrives in Anambra for Saturday’s poll

Senator expresses concern over human rights abuses

Immigration rescues 50 human trafficking victims

Police kill robber with amnesty ID card in PH

Cancer: Saraki’s wife advises Kwarans

Yar’Adua should hand over to VP now – Akunyili

Port Harcourt night flight: FG summons NAMA, Air France officials

Fuel scarcity’ll end in seven days – NNPC

Crude oil prices bolstered by MEND‘s threat

$8.5bn Brass LNG’s FID may suffer further delay

Yar’Adua: Plaintiffs ask court to quash FEC’s resolution

Togo coach slams Hayatou, CAF

Rankings: Nigeria now 15th in the world

Now, the King must dance naked

No alternative to democracy

Nigeria, a failed state?

Now that swine flu is here

Malawi arrests gay-rights activist

AU moves to stop coups in Africa

Court to rule again on Sudanese president, Bashir’s genocide charge

AbdulMutallab is ‘co-operating‘ , says US

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Airbus, Boeing disputes should be kept separate – US

Port Harcourt airport radar begins operation – NAMA

CCECC, Costain begin work on railway rehabilitation

2010 Chevrolet Suburban breaks workhorse fuel rule

This election won‘t be about party platform –Andy Uba

Nigerians’ attitude to work, amazing – MD, Promasidor

Overcoming obstacles to career growth

Troubled local airlines cut down on in-flight menu

Dual treatment cuts dangerous hospital infection

HIV/AIDS: Preventing mother-to-child transmission

Cancer: Cost and causes of a killer ailment

London’s Heathrow deploys body scanners

Safe driving: Nigeria targets group of 20

How credit bureaux can stabilise the financial sector – Awah

Learning to cope with annoying colleagues

Delivering good succession plans in organisations

Dealing with actively disengaged employees

S/Africa, away from Africa

BRT may be replicated nationwide

Utomi identifies challenges facing Nigeria’s health sector

FG plans total eradication of Guinea worm

Police arrest 12 suspects for arson

Artistes and Lagos tax campaign: I dey pay my tax o!

Beyonce stole the show…gets 16th Grammy

After 20 years, Wunmi is ready to explode

Corruption: Taming the monster

NDLEA faults Senate’s probe of N52.8m monetisation

Poland issues warrant for Swede in Auschwitz theft

France Concorde crash trial set to begin

Pentagon to study repeal of gay ban — Gates

12-year-old Saudi girl set to divorce octogenarian

Violence erupts in N’Korea as hunger woes mount

Iran to execute nine protesters

Dictatorship exists in Iran despite revolution —Mousavi

No gross violations in Sudan poll —US

Body recovered nine days after Lebanon

China warns Obama not to see Dalai Lama

Stars remake ‘We are the World’ for quake-hit Haiti

African leaders urged to tackle Al-Qaeda threat

ANC defends Zuma over love-child claims

Yemen rebels pledge not to attack Saudi Arabia

Telecoms Italia shares climb on report of merger with Telefonica

Paulson says US was ‘close’ to financial collapse

Mexico expectations anchored, Central Bank chief says

BP sees ‘slow’ recovery as profit misses estimates

‘UK Construction contracts least in two years’

Australia in surprise interest rate freeze

Credit Suisse sees 13% rise in DAX Index

... ready for Nathaniel’s appeal

US plans $1.2bn aid for Africa

US offers $162,000 grant to IHS Nigeria

Martins demands changes in Eagles

Korea pension fund to buy 12% Gatwick stake from GIP

Eagles: Pepsi wants better preparation for World Cup

WAUG: BUK praises sponsors

Libya grabs Osheku

Ogun partners FG to train 100 graduates on ICT

Housing: NHF contractors to be paid promptly – FMBN

Govt moves to reduce cost of cement

Ecobank unveils ‘Easy Routes to 2010 World Cup’

Nigerians deserve more than bronze

A group and its alternative therapies

Mining: Investors to get tax holidays, rebates

World Bank spends $88bn to tackle global meltdown

Bafarawa, Wamakko, and battle for the Caliphate’s soul

Realising your investment goals with ease

World Cup: Galadima fears for Nigeria

Moses eyes England call-up

FG offers two billion barrels of oil reserves in fresh licensing round

Crisis-hit Greeks scramble for tax receipts

Obama to outline $30bn in small bank assistance

Aussie tumbles as target lending rate remains steady

BoI partners Ekiti on SME

World Bank may ‘co-invest’ with China in Africa

Bulls tighten grip as market capitalisation hits N5.56tn

Tax: Ondo set to strengthen Internal Revenue Board

Ogun Assembly laments ‘uncooperative attitude’ of MDAs

Stocks, commodities rally on expanding economy

Banks, shareholders endorse Oando’s N21bn rights issue

Trapped funds: Depositors of MFBs call for refund

Anambra: INEC, TMG row over accreditation of monitors

Kidnapping in Ekiti politically-motivated –Oni

Imoke assures 69 rural communities of electricity

FG may stop expansion of Badagry Expressway

Yar’Adua must cede power to Jonathan within 7 days —Media stakeholders

Kaduna subeb moves to access 2010 UBE fund

Jos crisis: Group calls for vigilance

34 African countries brainstorm on statistics, terminal

Fashola makes case for more LGs

Budget delay: Ondo lawmaker threatens resignation

Group faults implementation of Rivers 2009 budget

Fiditi indigenes tell Alao-Akala to fulfil promise

Britain is breeding radicals like AbdulMutallab —Soyinka

Yar’Adua: Reps divided over motion to transmit power to Jonathan

Budget 2010: Ogun Assembly laments attitude of MDAs

Shooting resumes in Port Harcourt as gunmen invade Elechi Beach

Appointments of SSG, COS generate furore in Osun

Yar’Adua: We stand by our resolution – Senate

Edo groups seek cooperation between Oshiomhole, Abbe

Prison’s pastor pleads for awaiting trial inmates

Rep donates N20m equipment to constituents

N’Delta elders behind militants, Clark insists

Five persons arraigned for murder of two policemen

DTN: Folio Communications, others appeal against judgment

Taking the MEND threat seriously

Death, NYSC and the Nigerian factor

How not to revive education

Ending Yar’Adua’s prolonged absence

We have no instruction to evict female police officers from barracks - Rivers CP

Police arrest 12 suspects for burning down community in Imo

Britain is breeding radicals like AbdulMutallab -Soyinka

400 militants protest FG amnesty deal

Police to deploy helicopters for Anambra elections

FG, Lagos head for showdown over Lagos-Badagry Expressway

China warns Obama not to meet Dalai Lama

Zuma told 20th child harms S’Africa safe sex drive

Libya Renews Call for United States of Africa

Recording links AbdulMutallab with fugitive cleric

Monday, February 01, 2010

Obong University develops e-library for students

Reprieve for poor UI students as council plans scholarship

Strikes: Students grapple with crowded programmes

NASU calls for creation of research institute commission

Caleb VC warns matriculating students against academic infringements

LASPOTECH don counsels FG, Lagos on mega city project

TUNEDIK will remain in Ikere – Govt

Foreign students pay $18bn yearly in US

Kwara Poly restructures, scraps unviable courses

Cash crisis forces varsities to slash places

Mimiko appoints governing board for Rufus Giwa Poly

Political crisis: Covenant varsity dons canvass decentralisation of power

Jos: al Qaeda group offers to help Muslims in Nigeria

Resident doctors carpet Yar’Adua for seeking treatment abroad

Corruption: Britain to repatriate stolen £43m to Nigeria

Alleged bribe: Oshiomhole, PDP lawmakers trade words

NFF to decide Amodu‘s fate on Friday

Amazon.com says it will give in to Macmillan pricing demands

Lady kills friend with razor over bucket

Ozekhome, Oguntade, Ekomaru, 16 others become SANs

Ogun Govt

Citigroup plans sale of $10bn private equity unit

Toyota to send pedal-repair kits to US dealers this week

Governor blames bomber for delayed projects

Calling PHCN

LSSC boss warns sports organisers

Jos crisis not religious, say CAN, Sultan, others

Daniel’s comment on Bankole unfortunate

Fashola says protest against move to impeach him unnecessary

CAF suspends referee

Eagles can build on Angola 2010 outing – Odigie

LASG, check these officials

Agric: Kwara, IFDC spend N60m on census, subsidy

NAICOM lauds review of Insurance Act

Russian economy shrinks almost eight per cent

NCC, ALTON endorse eWorld Broadband forum

Internet broadband: Geoidtel deploys VSAT technology in Nigeria

ExxonMobil profit at $6bn in fourth quarter

US stocks start month on positive note

Rural projects: Ondo trains 320 senior citizens on capacity building

Jos riot: Let govt be decisive

Okaka completes loan move to Fulham

Supersub Gedo overshadows Eto’o, Drogba

Reps delay action on cases against members

Workers demand sacking of Ogun AG over N1.5bn unremitted pension funds

Police arrest leader of Ekiti monarch’s kidnappers’

Akinjide rallies support for daughter’s senatorial ambition

Anambra: Cancel governorship poll if there is violence — Senate

Zidan hails best ever team

NVA to appeal Martins’ case

MTN backs Nigeria Digital Sense

AbdulMutallab and Nigeria’s image

FG, IFAD set aside $40m lifeline for rural farmers

Core investor moves to resuscitate Daily Times

Germany may buy stolen bank account data, risking Swiss ties

Harris Stratex now Aviat Networks

New Horizons, Microsoft start connection of schools in Anambra

Top authors await ebook bonanza

NLNG hosts Nok, writers

US stock futures rise, treasuries fall on economy; euro gains

2020: Expert harps on improved audit standards

NITEL: Liquidator reneged on pledge – BPE

Seven steps to successful career growth

ECOWAS to get uniform mining codes

Delta Govt, save us

PC penetration: NGO tasks Nigerian government on subsidies

Skills acquisition centres can reduce unemployment – HOS

Nigeria wants me – Shehata

Hundreds rejoice in Cairo

Yar’Adua: As opposition picks up the gauntlet

Fuel crisis: President’s absence delays full deregulation

‘Ido-Osi results evacuated before thugs burnt INEC office’

Fashola urges FG to lead fight against desert encroachment

Senate probes N52.8m perks to NDLEA chairman, D-G

Lagos Assembly recommends re-opening of nude clubs

NLC backs call for President to hand over

NCC arraigns suspected pirates’ kingpin

Violence: al-Qaeda offers to train, equip Nigerians

Anambra: The facts, the figures, the strengths

Nigeria has not witnessed real growth

Osaze makes Africa XI

Angola 2010: The tragedy, the triumph

Magodo residents taken to task on the environment

NFF and the politics of Super Eagles coach

Who killed Dipo Dina?

Why military coup is not an option

N’Delta: Shell suffers fresh setback, shuts three flow stations

Avoiding bad employees: Top tried and tested techniques

FG approves income tax reduction

Global unemployment to remain high in 2010 –ILO

Securing your old age through pension and insurance

‘Fiscal sustainability may be a big problem’

Obama offers $3.8tn budget with focus on boosting jobs

Firms support OLPC project in the Niger Delta

Children spend seven hours a day in ‘electronic life’

Poverty, bane of literary education

Nigerian… Oh, please, step aside: A poet’s travail

Suicide bomb kills 16 Iraqi pilgrims in Baghdad

Pop star, Beyonce wins six Grammy Awards

US to resume evacuation of Haiti‘s earthquake victims

Odemwingie makes CAF XI

Sunday, January 31, 2010

PDP divided over hand over crisis

ACF dumps Yar’Adua, asks him to hand over to Jonathan

LG to resuscitate inter-religious and security committee

Relief materials pour in for victims

Aliyu allays fear of Minna residents over crisis

Anambra: Catholic Bishops never endorsed any candidate — Group

One dies in Edo auto crash as Oshiomhole rescues three

Calling Ogun Police boss

Coal plant to power Jos Rolling Mill

AC faults allegation against Fashola, Tinubu

New SANs may emerge today

‘Textile industry key to stock market growth’

Analysts divided over market performance this week

Why we can’t afford helicopters, hovercrafts – DPR

Bomb attempt

Lawmakers’ trip to Saudi

Moses makes Wigan move

2009 good for African football – CAF

Nigeria as a ‘country of interest’

Re: Dipo Dina’s murder

Establish common fund for investment – D8 scribe

Bail-out ruled out for Greece

Skye Bank, British Council partner to boost entrepreneurs

Bankole’s group agrees to debate President’s health

Kwara Poly dismisses 212 students

Lagos asks owners of over 40-year-old buildings to carry out lab test

Zenawi seeks integration of NEPAD into AU

Kenya central bank FX reserves shrink

Banks, officials find common ground at Davos meeting

Ogun residents commend OGROMA on road maintenance

PIB: Nigeria to earn additional N600bn annually from oil

Man United humbles Arsenal

Why Super Eagles failed

Police road block

Fans praise Murray

Ancelotti puts trust in Terry

Abuse of freedom

TomTom to give Eagles $29,000

Militancy: Cost of oil production hits $29 per barrel

AIICO targets larger market share

Quackery: ESVRBON moves to register more valuers, inducts 125

Folio denies selling Daily Times’ assets

Peugeot follows Toyota in car recall

Cutting budget deficit ‘critical’ for economy – Obama

Zhu says China to keep yuan policy, fight inflation

Windows 7: Microsoft makes record profit

Gunmen attack Shell facility in Bayelsa

Osun traditional ruler escapes lynching by angry youths

2009: NDLEA arrests 201 suspects in Lagos

AC criticises Alao-Akala’s car gift to best school principals

Edo: Judge voids dissolution of commission

FG to concession Sagamu-Benin, Enugu-Onitsha, nine other highways

Darling pushes for urgent reform

Six banks fail, 2010 tally at 15

Aliero inaugurates Abuja Sunrise Hills Estate

Toyota recalls ‘up to 1.8m’ cars

LAWMA takes over illegal dumpsite at Cele Bus Stop

SA Insurance introduces motor insurance scratch cards

Taxpayers rights must be recognised and protected – Quadri

Nokia’s profit soars by 65 per cent, sales fall

Mutual Benefits kicks off BRT scheme

African leaders

S’East governors

Learn from Angola 2010, Adepoju tells NFF, Eagles

Sylvester wants Sturm rematch

Motorola acquires SecureMedia

Etisalat extends network coverage across Nigeria

‘Tax burden should not be too heavy on Nigerians’

Benzema lifts Real

CAF under fire over Togo ban

Wukara’s power need

Acting President

LASACO’s oil and gas premium rises to N14.5bn

TD Nigeria targets Liberian market

Intercontinental Life Assurance PBT rises by 16 per cent

Firm commences sale of plots at Magboro Platinum Park

Davos 2010: IMF head urges global reform agreement

Nigerian architects kick against ‘foreign invasion’

Okereke-Onyiuke urges investors to embrace Oando‘s N20bn rights issue

Columbia takes over another regional bank

‘Emerging markets will drive M&A this year’

Anambra: 23, 230 policemen mobilised for Saturday’s governorship poll

Radio presenter, partner arraigned for N718, 000 fraud

Dina: Ijebu-Remo indigenes warn against politicisation of death

Monarch’s death: Police, SSS begin investigations

Veteran journalist’s close shave with scam

Mother of five dies in hotel after sex romp

Fears heighten in N’Delta over return of ex-militants to creeks

Post-amnesty: Ex-militants to meet N’Delta minister

Mudashiru: Appeal court strikes out G-Cappa’s application

Yar’Adua spends 109 days on medical trips in 32 months

Rescued banks: More shareholders tackle CBN over foreign investors

Exploring investment opportunities in ice block production

Euro posts biggest monthly decline

ASI rises by 8.49% in January

Investors sustain interest in banks’ stocks

Wemabod’s precarious position worries Odu’a Group

Stocks post biggest monthly drop since February 2009

Home & Office Exhibition celebrates 10th anniversary

Risk management in recession tops agenda at RIMSON confab

Reducing telecoms service cost through infrastructure sharing

Anxiety over minimum capital for brokers premature – NAICOM

Jos: This tinderbox will ignite again

Isheri Oshun road work

10-year tenure for bank CEOs

Still on Nigeria’s profiling

Offshore Presidency

Egypt rules Africa again, makes history

Federer beats Murray, wins 16th Grand Slam title

PDP enjoys being on top even with its bad performance –Rep

Inefficiency, heavy burden, corruption, bane of tax system

EU clears Oracle’s takeover of Sun