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The Punch News Archive for March 2010Rss

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Traditional rulers, governors set up committee among Yoruba monarchs

Coscharis wins Ford training competition

Toyota offers ambulance gift to UCH

Jos crisis: Jang asks NASS to empower governors to take charge of police

Peacock forays into South African market

Adoption of presidential system, a mistake – Afe Babalola

Air safety: NCAA orders new Operations Control Centre

FERMA opts for night shift to repair Third Mainland Bridge

Ministerial nomination: PPA sends Odom’s name to Jonathan

Contempt: Customs boss asks court to jail Keyamo

Airlines climbing out of recession – IATA

Tackling age discrimination in employment

Standard Chartered appoints new CEO across continents

EU bans Sudan, Philippines carriers

Hutchison profit rises on asset sales, 3G improvement

2011: Steer clear of Oyo politics, AC warns Obasanjo

Govs, traditional rulers, others eulogise Ogunde

Miners agree landmark iron ore contracts

Nigerian Eagle, Aero offer below N5,000 fare on domestic routes

Step up anti-graft war, ICSAN tells ICPC

Advocacy skills, key to achieving water coverage –WaterAid

Israelis’ airline‘s fourth quarter net loss widens stocks

Cheung Kong profit rises on H.K., China home sales

‘Nov/Dec 2009 NECO results, an embarrassment’

Speaker advises group to approach Fashola on allegations

Union calls for immediate payment of monetisation arrears

Police to prosecute Dogo Nahauwa attack suspects in Jos

Axa SA, NAB agree to a$13.3bn Axa Asia takeover

Emirates to begin Lagos-Dubai-Amsterdam flights

Masters Energy bags national daily award

UI student unsettles Bankole over Yar’Adua’s whereabouts

NNPC workers urged to be champions of change

‘I will not employ anyone based on certificate alone’

UK union to pay striking BA cabin crew

Hyra targets 2,000 cars in 2010, unveils new head office

BoCom profit rises 5.6%, lagging behind Chinese peers

US treasury plans to sell Citigroup common shares in 2010

2011: Why Atiku’s group failed to take decisions on ex-VP’s future

ASUU president seeks investment in human development

Constitution review: Diploma requirement splits Reps

Police yet to link Okah to Warri bomb blasts

Akpabio, others advise Nigerians on unity, corruption

Presidency stops screening of Usman, ex-Finance minister

UK economic growth revised up to 0.4%

UBS fixed-income revenue said to reach $2.3bn

Lagos, Arik partner to sponsor quiz winners to UK

Aesthetic, technical upgrades distinguish 2010 Acura MDX

Corporate Social Responsibility as organisations’ survival tool

Union demands 20 months salary arrears for NITEL workers

Nigerian boat hijacked off Cameroon coast

Russia mourns victims of suicide bombings

Amnesty wants China to disclose execution figures

Semenya won‘t compete until IAAF deliver test results

Sudan‘s Bashir threatens southern referendum

Monday, March 29, 2010

Rio Tinto executives handed lengthy jail terms

Suu Kyi’s NLD party to boycott Myanmar election

Israeli minister says US boosts Arab hardliners

Thai PM rebuffs demands for dissolving parliament

Suicide bombers kill 38 in Moscow metro

UAE sentences 17 Indians to death penalty

‘Gulf Stream is not slowing down’

Japanese pair win top architecture prize

Low turnout clouds regional vote for Berlusconi

Rescuers fight to save trapped Chinese miners

Gunmen kill US-based medical doctor

‘I killed my husband with acid when his concubine delivered a baby’

‘Ogun PDP not opposed to Martins-Kuye’s nomination’

Soyinka, Fafunwa, others head Yoruba Academy

Ondo spends N800m on free textbooks for students

You’re promoting mass illiteracy, commission tells Oyo govt

FG unveils national policy on human trafficking

Police, NIS on the alert after text message threats

25-year-old remanded for alleged theft of SUV

Northern youth group backs Ag. President

Tinubu asks Fashola to rename road after Olowopopo

AC candidate pledges to empower youths

British bank RBS to sell German unit to GE Capital

Etisalat commended on youth empowerment

Break oil, rice cartels – Niger governor

Cisco invests over $3.7bn on global R&D

Airbus to decide on US tanker bid in weeks

Inters seeks salvation against CSKA

Cleric pleads with Akala over neglected community

Plateau lawmakers fault redeployment of corps members

Ministers: ANPP Reps protest to Jonathan, Senate

Andy Uba, a frustrated politician, says Ogbulafor

Kaduna spends N13.48m on NECO, NABTEB registration fees

‘Bad leadership, bane of Nigeria’

Gulder Five-A-Side: Teams jostle for N8m

Bayern, United set to revisit 1999

Samsung boss returns after tax-evasion pardon

Nitel bid: New Generation Consortium gets China Unicom’s backing

Stocks rise after increase in consumer spending

Oil gets boost from economic data, Moscow bombing

Lack of manpower, bane of developing oil, gas sector – PTDF boss

I’m no Maradona – Messi

Toyota global sales up 13% in February

Aluko closes in on SOOB

Greece to sell ¤5bn bond as demand falls

MultiChoice inaugurate two new HD channels on DStv

Sensors turn skin into gadget control pad

Poly begins production of laboratory equipment

OAU seeks private sector support

Opposition parties unserious about 2011 elections — Ekiti PDP

Lagos Assembly resumes sitting, dissolves six-man probe panel

Edo Assembly urges INEC to jettison proposed LGs’ merger

Tinubu, Fashola, others demand electoral reform

Ekiti NMA protests non-inclusion of doctor as minister

Rights group sues Yar’Adua’s doctor

Admission fraud rocks KADPOLY

Okopoly bans sale of handouts, compulsory textbooks

Geely eyes China market to revive Volvo brand

Apple shifts iPad delivery to April 12

ECCIMA, Enugu commend Glo at trade fair

Ecobank invests $15m in Kenya operations

CITN seeks to harmonise tax system for regional integration

Wolves hit Zambia on Wednesday

FG to integrate public financial system by 2011

WAFU Nations Cup draw holds in Abeokuta

Nigeria grabs weightlifting slot

Nigeria may lease farmlands to Gulf countries

Eriksson to lead Cote d’Ivoire to World Cup

Providing professional internal customer service

HIV/AIDS: Access Bank takes workplace policy to Minna

Bank PHB unveils integrated import finance programme

Zain, Bharti to sign acquisition deal

Subscribers win in Visafone draw

Kaduna refinery produces 1.5m litres of fuel daily – NNPC

Law programme takes off as UNIOSUN inaugurates complex

FUTA VC laments problems facing Nigerian universities

Why Nigeria may not achieve MDGs target on primary education — UBEC boss

Ministerial list: Ogun West indigenes storm Abeokuta streets

Gaddafi replies FG, says Nigeria should split along ethnic lines

‘Nigeria, fourth highest on TB ranking’

Judge grants Fayose’s application, transfers case to Ado-Ekiti

Police intercept suspected sea pirates

PDP factional leaders boycott Akala’s peace meeting

Why it is imperative to use professionals in governance – CIA President

FG spends N2bn on transportation in tertiary institutions

Accommodation, major challenge of NYSC – Tsiga

Police arrest NAHCO workers for stealing

IBM ex-executive pleads guilty in Galleon Group case

Microsoft Office 2010 excites Nigerians

NSE, SEC partners US SEC on regulation

Stanbic IBTC, Standard Bank in $48.6m deal for Lagos mall

Use of procurement quacks, bane of Nigerian economy

Muiz Banire, save us from this environmental hazard

Mosan/Okunola is flood-proof –– Chairman

Bolt set for Paris

Nigerian league not good enough – Elijah

Budget implementation has reached 85% - Speaker

Administrators, key to managing crises

Appoint capable hands

FG to reintroduce toll gates, fuel tax

Amodu laments Eagles’ defeat

Heartland goes into ‘hiding’

How I learnt driving – Physically-challenged corps member

Schools’ renovation to cost N85m –– Council boss

Making the death penalty history

Re: Landlord-Tenancy Bill

World’s most expensive runway?

Jonathan’s interest in S’East security

ICAN president charges members on integrity

ILO approves new list of occupational diseases

Making fortune from paint manufacturing

African leaders worried over funding crisis at World Bank

Market indices rise in bullish trading

Zenith Bank posts N35bn profit

NCC begins implementation of Number Portability

Ericsson wins $1.8bn contracts in China

PTDF to meet missed local content target

10 indigent YABATECH students get scholarships

‘I doubt if amendments can change attitude of Nigerians towards election’

NYSC boss sacks female corps member for attending night party

Jonathan wants court to dismiss suit challenging his status

Jos killings: Jonathan is weak –Achebe

Fraudsters relocating from Nigeria —Report

Uproar as Senate screens Akunyili, Kayode, Njeze

Nigerian boat hijacked in Bakassi Peninsula

ANPP Reps fault Jonathan on ministerial nominees

Ministerial screening: Jonathan sends new list of 5 to Senate

POLICE SMASH ARMED ROBBERY GANG IN A’IBOM

OPPOSITION PARTIES NOT SERIOUS ON 2011 ELECTIONS – Ekiti PDP

Kidnappers place N260m ransom on businessman

Ecobank invests more $15m in Kenya operations

‘Bharti, Zain may sign deal on Tuesday‘

Suicide bombings hit Moscow Metro trains

2010 World Cup: Ivory Coast picks Eriksson as new manager

Again, defiant Gadaffi calls for Nigeria’s split ...along ethnic lines

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Don’t allow Iwu to conduct 2011 election, civil groups insist

Anglican Primate advises politicians on selfless service

FG abandons rural electrification projects nationwide

I have no hand in Emodi, Akunyili’s ministerial controversy — Obi

A’Ibom gov lauds LG, inaugurates projects

Firm, bank in court over breach of contract

AC urges Bayelsa finance commissioner to surrender to EFCC

Ondo to employ foreign doctors to beef up medical services

UTME: 6.4m candidates register for 500,000 spaces

Groups warn Edo NDDC board nominee

Israel will respond to Gaza attacks, Netanyahu vows

School feeding: Oni, AC feud over expired milk

NYSC Platoon Nine wins volley meet

Thailand PM holds negotiations with protesters

Group demands N’Delta minister’s slot for A’Ibom

Budget slash: Ogun lawmakers accuse govt of deceit

Troops, cash needed to fight Ugandan rebels – Group

Opposition mounts against remuneration law in Kwara

Weightlifters abandon National Stadium gym

‘PTDF has achieved only 33% local content’

NBBF moves to improve standard of leagues

Daniel charges security agencies on crime-free 2011 elections

Yemen arrests Europeans for weapon training

Doctors’ strike looms in OOUTH as ARD protests unpaid salaries

Tinapa MD urges FG to dredge Calabar river

Libya, EU patch up Schengen visa dispute

Soyinka confirms participation of 108 competitors in Black Heritage Festival

Eagles crash out of CHAN 2011

Airports record 12million passengers in 2009

BUA Group to inject $50m into cement production facility

US credit card hacker sentenced

CPC vows to checkmate electoral malpractices in 2011

NOC fixes May 4 for election

Enyeama hails Tom Tom gesture

Sex scandal: Pope alleges intimidation, petty gossips

IPU participants advises African countries on good governance

Monarch challenges politicians on public order act

Ekiti lawmakers to storm N’ Assembly over constituency reduction

Missing Chinese human rights lawyer alive

I’ve nothing personal against Alao-Akala —Ladoja

Oracle’s sales forecast shows evidence of economic recovery – Analysts

Venus maintains top form in Miami

Lagos Junior League kicks off May 6

2011: Tension in Ife over governorship ticket

Abu Dhabi fund director missing after glider crash in Morocco

NEITI Audit: NNPC to yet to remit N654bn oil debt

Merkel praises eurozone deal to help Greece

British Airways cabin crew begin another strike

Lagos Housing Fair to focus on sector challenges

Sokoto DPP demands judgment in governorship election petition

Boxers call for restoration of monthly allowance

Barca’s Iniesta out of Arsenal clash

Construction industry to discuss health, safety at FOCI’s AGM

Internet users shifting to Wi-fi phones to save cost

2011: Atiku’s associates meet Monday

Bombs kill party official, others in western Iraq

World’s tiniest phone hits Nigeria’s telecoms market

Don’t resume violence, Mbu urges ex-militants

Ogun PDP: Parallel body heads for court over legality of mainstream state exco

Stakeholders urge government to reconsider ban on furniture importation

Bharti making progress on Zain acquisition

Scandals may affect Berlusconi’s party

$2.5bn NITEL deal: ‘Bid financier insincere’

Ericsson targets $200bn services’ market

FERMA commends Ogun for rehabilitating federal roads

Yar’Adua: Presidential disability and sucesssion

NYSC, review this law

Wenger loses cool after draw

Eagles to face Argentina, Ghana in US

iReport: PUNCH chairman petitions police

Russia cuts time zones on Sunday

Drug trafficking, threat to political stability —Giade

Innospec chemicals firm fined $12.7m in bribery case

Toyota, drivers want accelerator cases combined

Bunds fall, Greek bonds rise after EU leaders agree aid plan

Concerns raised on contradictions in expansionary budget

Detained lawmaker’s kinsmen regain freedom

Man stabs wife’s landlord to death, kills self

Obama in unannounced visit to Afghanistan

Suspension of magistracy law: Lagos AG heads for Appeal court

School lunches make profitable business

Ministerial appointment: Medical doctors, pharmacists battle for health portfolio

Sexual desire, satisfaction don‘t diminish during pregnancy

After years of war and abuse, new hope for ancient Babylon

Sri Lanka President offers spiritual help for Beckham

Judge AFN by C’Wealth Games, African meet – Ogba

As ministerial nominees face the Senate

FG’s promise to graduates

Calling PHCN, Festac District

Still on Ghaddafi’s recommendation

Toying with the financial system

Jonathan, stop these liars

Points to note before review of 1999 Constitution

‘Lawyer who engages in professional misconduct can’t escape sanction’

Kresta Laurel inaugurates new KONE elevators for clients

Lobbyists besiege Senate as screening begins today

Special relationship between UK, US is over – MPs

Time Warner CEO gets $19.6m pay

Optimising ICT growth potential through the capital market

‘Land revenue consultants’ll help manage Ogun’s land resources’

‘Acid rain’ causes scare in Osogbo

Don’t fail your people, Groups warn Edo NDDC board nominee

Fear in Bayelsa as Sylva, Jonathan‘s feud escalates

How we saved Nigeria from coup -Pro-Jonathan Reps

Oni, AC at war over alleged feeding of pupils with expired milk

Nigerians have right to protest – Police

Don’t Go Back To Creeks, Mbu Urges Repentant Militants

Ondo to engage foreign doctors to beef up medical services

Jonathan’s Ministerial List Lopsided -ANPP

Saturday, March 27, 2010

What if there’s an election and no candidates?

Why they want Iwu to stay

Jonathan is acting in good faith – Sen Ida

Kara: The all-important meat market

The graveyard inspires me – Eseme Eyiboh, chairman, House committee, Media

I’m no longer satisfied with editing stories and writing editorials – Ojudu

Murder of LG PDP chair paints grim picture of Oyo politics

Obi and the post-election Anambra

‘My sister wants to ruin my wedding plans’ (1)

Kano FA boss rallies support for Eagles

Tennis player fined for HGH import

Ferguson relishes close title race

Eagles battle Niger in CHAN qualifier

Pacquiao to pay tribute to wounded soldiers

There’s more to football than kicking it (5)

Benitez wants more from Gerrard

Alaba: Another jewel lost

Messi’s 12 magic moments

Balotelli peace talks fail

Niger coach predicts tough game

Gaddafi treated me like a king – Iloenyosi

At 50, Nigeria’s dysfunctional monetary system is due for a change – Okolo

Piracy: Police deploy gunboat to Bakassi

Private sector tasked on greater participation in tourism

Ajaokuta’s reactivation, a metaphor for steel sector’s revival

Smuggling as albatross to local rice production

Anyaoku flays constitutional amendment on carpet crossing

‘Why we organised international day fiesta’

Two plead guilty in case of stolen baby formula

Jonathan, NEPA and matters arising

Indomie boosts FGC Ogbomoso with science equipment

2011: PPA restructures in C’River, vows to tackle PDP

Nigeria’s telecommunications policy has outlived its purpose – Expert

CBN needs to unlock Nigeria’s credit market

Dud cheques land American, lover in detention

Call for prayer against kidnapping

Police: Robbers called Connecticut bank for money to go

Woman allegedly tosses baby into SUV

Acting President: The Egyptian example

Gene sequencing yields picture of human gut

Two people died in our reprisal attack – Kuchita

Oshiomhole writes Senate over INEC proposal

Scorecard of a decade in telecommunications

Internet: USPF connects 827 communities, schools

Nigeria’s Independence though women’s lenses

For cooler chips, follow the grooves

Paris Club exit fund: Jang releases N2.8bn to LGAs

Grace Polytechnic graduates 1,013 students

TREM Vision House honours teachers

Penélope Cruz to play Depp’s love interest in new Pirates

Anambra: Need for investigation into arrest of gunrunner

Would-be teen robber asks clerk not to tell mom

Woman arrested for setting hit men on her father

In search of happiness

Jennifer Lopez in talks to remake Overboard

Be proud of your heritage – Royal Schools proprietor

Constitution review: Olusi charges N’Assembly on electoral reform

Court remands ex-lawmaker in prison

Play football, but stay in school, GTB tells pupils

No laughing matter...

A risk of poisoning the deepest wells

A step away to Buckingham Palace

Grand Oak’s Tonic Wine Forever excites radio listeners in Easter

Group tackles NNPC MD over power sector crisis

Business Philosophy

Iwu demands solidarity rally from INEC officials

We killed Gbogifu king because his people killed my brother – Inagudu

People with asthma more likely to be depressed

Nigeria requires institutional decontamination now

Man gets 15 years for prison break-in

Belgian woman leaps to death, kills passerby

The bomb explosion in Warri

Clearline: The premier HMO in Nigeria

Personality disorders (1)

Pains and agonies trail Ajelogo/Akanimodo demolition

‘How we slew village head’

Yar’Adua: Anger, condemnation trail rumoured public appearance

Business survival ideas during an economic crisis

Offsite ATMs: Banks in last minute rush to beat CBN deadline

Catholic priests are human, all too human (1)

Bayelsa beckons Shell, NDDC for AMAA 2010

Lagbaja, Hugh Masekela, to thrill audience at World Cup village

Delivering nitric oxide, in bandages and socks

Poor funding: VC advises varsities to invest in stocks, rentals

‘Saraki govt self-serving’

LEAD begins programme for future leaders

Kwara stops automatic promotion for teachers

Alicia Keys, Black Eyed Peas, to kick off World Cup

14 months of ‘chopping time’ ahead

My husband and I love experimenting with food– Dr Karima Sanni-Yerima

Cal teacher arrested in alleged drunken teaching

I married a third wife because my faith forbids abortion

Feminists slam cancer campaign as sexist

I want to leave no blemish on my political career – Funmi Tejuoso, former Lagos deputy speaker

A successful dancer needs to be disciplined – Kaffy, dancer

Ghanaian immigrant to Italy names son Silvio Berlusconi

He who pays the piper...

He could leave you forever

You can’t really know a man until he is in a position of power– Mba, Video Censors Board DG

Anna Nicole Smith gets none of oil fortune

Fun as Miss NYSC emerges in Ogun

Cleric sets agenda for Igbeke

Funds misappropriation: Court turns down bail for LG chairman

It’s shocking there’s no uproar over the 98% failure in NECO exams– Dr Odewumi

Gaddafi’s strange theory

The vast world of the tiny, arranged from A to Z

Bobo Afrika takes Comedirado to schools

National Theatre dances to construction beats

Ankara to the rescue

Insurers need to be continuously innovative

No bees, no crops

Need to create and maintain an emergency fund

Celibacy, sexual abuse and other stories

The secret of business philosophy for survival in hard times

Five rapid-fire questions about business philosophy

N’Delta: Jonathan, Sylva in test of strength

Collapse of innocent dreams How 28 kids died in road mishap

Microfinance banks: Defrauding Abuja residents in the name of savings

Hearts of hospice patients being needlessly shocked

Greenlife: Promoting healthy living

Jos crisis: Seeking explanation from the forces

S’Leone threatens to sack striking health workers

2010 World Cup: Argentina demands $1.5 million for S’Africa Friendly

Second British Airways strike disrupts flights

We won’t return for sitting, says Edo PDP legislators

Ogun governor charges security agencies on crime-free 2011 elections

Constituency delineation: Oshiomhole urges Senate to reject INEC’s proposal

Mugabe insists on removal of sanctions

Super Eagles World Cup places still open -Lagerback

Credit card hacker gets 20 years jail term

Egypt’s President, Mubarak to return home today

Constitutional amendment: Anyaoku condemns Senate’s position on cross-carpeting

I was punished for asking Abacha to behave like a true general – Colonel Gabriel Ajayi

I want to be Nigeria’s first female Senate president - Andy Ike

Cancer kills both rich and poor –Dr. Eromwon Noruwa, Nigerian oncologist based in America

Murray hits back in Davis Cup row

Former tennis champion laments lack of coverage

Okoye brings American football to Nigerian youths

Marseille chases first trophy in 17 years

Ndanusa’s scorecard in 15 months

Villa in the way as Chelsea prepares for Old Trafford tie

FRIENDS DESERTED ME when i lost my sight –Opabunmi

Why I am not a member of COSON –Charly Boy

Air hostess shuns Benita Nzeribe

During infancy the human brain becomes tuned to voices and emotional tone of voice

NGO battles police over alleged cover up

Abnormal weather may cause low harvest –Don

For five months, I wore the same dress and did not wash my mouth or take a bath –14-year-old boy

Saving eyesight: Developing a test to detect glaucoma at its earliest stages

All set for the Titans

Star Quest: Six bands ready for battle

Nnenna and Friends thrill fans at Easter

I have no problem with Timaya – Kefee

Man flu: Why men are the weaker sex where disease is concerned

Rescued in Togo, 9-year-old yearns for parents

Ministerial list: Ex-lawmaker lauds Essien’s nomination

New Edo Assembly Speaker is a traitor –Garuba

Food and Beverages stocks drive market indicators

Facebook etiquette for businesses, brands

Image problem: Military moves to win Nigerians’ hearts

Oshiomhole gets support for NDDC board appointment

Why sex drive varies in individuals (1)

Re: Handling noisy neighbours

Facebook: What social networking site ‘is blamed for‘ amid syphilis claims

Safeguards against bomb attacks (2)

Imminent blindness threatens brilliant 12-year-old pupil’s ambition to become a doctor

Residents kick against toll collection on untarred 7km road –LG, Baale, construction company insist

New, ethnic look for the modern groom

Business and life mistakes to avoid (7)

I did not beg to be a part of any reality show –Omowunmi

Successful business builds cash cow for expansion – Onung, Remlords boss

Robbers attack Saheed Balogun

Friday, March 26, 2010

Regulator seeks more submissions on Rio, BHP venture

Brazil sees 2010 inflation ‘markedly’ above target

France, Germany agree on IMF, EU loans in Greece

Mexico’s Peso rises as unemployment falls more than forecast

Colombia recession ends with 2.5% fourth-quarter growth

US edges toward letting Europeans buy its airlines

Canada’s Longworth says bank rate pledges may cause instability

Toyota names St. Angelo North American quality chief

Controlling your finances through

Scary times in the US of A! (1)

Benin Forum slams INEC over LGs merger proposal

You’re on the right path, PDP tells Jonathan

Constitution review: Fashola, Akande, others renew call for true federalism

Delta elders’ petition: EFCC may quiz Ibori again

MDGs: Donors meet in The Hague to review progress

Tension eases in Abuja as Yar’Adua fails to show up at mosque

Why I stopped visiting Obasanjo in Aso Villa – Soyinka

Yar’Adua: Presidency probes missing security vote

Thursday, March 25, 2010

58 talents make it into HSM camp

AFN plans collegiate system

NFF sets dates for Women’s Challenge Cup, others

Obafemi tips Eagles to beat Niger

Kenya moves for Keshi

NEM vows to win Insurance Games

Mancini, Moyes face FA probe after row

Vogts reports Nigeria to FIFA again

The Hurt Locker...finally!

Why Nigerian boxing is dying – Dele Jonathan

WAFU Nations Cup draw holds on March 30

AFN begins season with All-Comers meet in Kaduna

Djokovic mindful of privacy

INEC’s problems are beyond Iwu

The End of Bitter Generation

HiTV unveils Naija TV reality show

Notable fashion designers prepare for NTFS

P-Square spread love in Abidjan, donates to orphanage

Badejo, other top artists boost black heritage festival

Ahead of Nigerian Comedy Awards... Yar’Adua resumes!

Ekiti tribunal and the testimony that never was

Platini to seek re-election as UEFA chief

Akpoborie backs Lagerback on new players

Fire guts ex-defence chief’s home

Delta House approves N35bn for oil commission

Govt urged to set up waste management plants

Property worth millions lost to Lagos fire

EFCC declares Bayelsa finance commissioner wanted

Power outage stalls al-Mustapha’s trial

NANS opposes post-NYSC self-employment scheme

NITEL workers demand 24 months salaries

OPS forsees increased demand for products, services –Survey

No increase in gas price until supply improves – NERC, NNPC

BNP Paribas, others fund oil fields development with $450m facility

Nigeria showing signs of failed state — Northern governors

Ekiti Assembly orders closure of filling stations

Ondo, firm to establish $50m cement factory

100 okada riders prosecuted for contravening restriction order

Appeal court sacks Joy Emodi, declares ANPP candidate winner

‘How gang organised fake orientation camp in Abuja’

Man, club tussle over disputed estate

Judge stops FG, others from ejecting sitting tenants in Lagos

Egusi: Mexico to apologise to Nigerian for illegal detention

Cultism: A’Ibom to clamp down on erring officials

Police rescue kidnapped varsity teacher

RMS goes multinational, pledges to drive FDI

Apapa Container Terminal hits 1.2 million capacity

Armed robbery: Bullet-proof bullion vans to the rescue

...criticisms trail review

Govt urged to restructure export trade for SMEs

‘Nigerian consumers place emphasis on price instead of quality of paint products’

Desperate motherhood: How baby was exchanged for mobile phone

Make professional transport minister, operators urge Jonathan

CSR: Dangote Foundation invests N50m for water in Kaduna

Senate passes final amendments to 1999 Constitution

Trade deficit exceeds $8bn

‘Taxing hotels directly can be counter-productive’

Nigeria joins World Customs Organisation council

South African price inflation rises to 3.5%

Five decades in the eyes of the world

Deductions from local govts’ allocations illegal

FG earmarks N1.9bn for road repairs in Osun

Why Vision 20:2020 may fail – Pro-chancellor

China sees interest rates as heavy-duty weapon

Experts canvass less energy consumption

Nando’s branch office gives way to new mall

FCT Customs Command tasks officers on trade facilitation

Promasidor inaugurates flavoured milk products

Ukraine PM seeks cheaper gas, close ties in Moscow

Osun tribunal concludes hearing, fixes April 19 for final addresses

Foreign reserves drop to $40.72bn

Ondo begins resettlement of 10,000 indigenes chased out of Bakassi

Sooko Night 2010 holds March 26

NARD shifts nationwide strike to April 15

CBN sells $70m at WDAS as naira gains

Isoko South LG budgets N2.5bn for 2010

Jonathan receives interim report on Jos crisis

China miner to buy Brazil’s Itaminas iron ore mine at £1.2bn

Firms offer scholarships to 64 students in Akwa Ibom

MAN seeks renewable source of energy

UNILAG staff school pupils urged to contribute to national growth

More info needed on problems with insulin pumps

Speculators, profit takers sustain interest in equities

Teachers fault Lagos automatic promotion policy

PHCN, effect this repair

SON tasks manufacturers on production of quality products

NBC urges Nigerians to conserve water

Merkel stands firm on IMF rescue for Greece

Old Mutual, Futuregrowth to raise $904m for farm acquisition in Africa

Criticisms trail ministerial nominees

South Africa cuts repo rate

NECO explains mass failure in 2009 Nov/Dec SSCE exam

‘Electorate must hold leaders accountable’

2011 elections: Stakeholders champion course of 19million disabled Nigerians

New Anglican primate restates ban on same-sex marriage

Ministers: We need competent radicals please

Experts urged to evolve structure for micro-insurance

N’Assembly passes N4.6tn budget

Dubai World gets $9.5bn for debt servicing

Zain, Bharti finalising agreements as Mittal fights MTN

Company motivates dealers with credit facilities, other incentives

Promoting SMEs for economic development of Nigeria

Attention, Lagos transport commissioner

Universal banking: CBN to establish specialist supervisory teams

Capital Oil drives trading volume on NSE

Adamawa approves promotion of 6,785 teachers

NTI prepares for 2010 training on MDGs

Identifying older drivers at risk of crashes

Baby fat may not be so cute after all

Bombing of the oil city

The plight of foodstuff sellers

Why Vision 20: 2020 may be difficult to accomplish –Pro chancellor

Ondo, firm to establishes $50m cement factory

Appeal Court sacks Emordi from Senate, orders swearing-in of opponent...

UNDP, Delta to sign pact on climate change in July

STRIKE PARALYSES ACTIVITIES AT THE ANAMBRA STATE UNIVERSITY

Stop collecting bribe from motorists, FRSC warns officials

CLO urges Bayelsa to stop sponsoring AMAA

Imoke abroad on routine visit not for medical treatment - Aide

Somali pirate killed in cargo ship hijack

Donors to release $427million aid to Mozambique

Mark Hughes eyes Ivory Coast job

UK MPs call for review of anti-terrorism laws

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Indigenous rope access technologists target upstream market

Aker Solutions signs sub-surface frame agreement with Statoil

‘Niger coup complicates $10bn trans-Sahara pipeline’

Energy experts to hold talks on government policies

Cestech to help ECN cut energy efficiency budget by 50%

Conoil, others to address challenges of lubricant business

Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company gets 95 transformers

CAMAC moves to acquire Pacific Asia Petroleum

Oni moves to boost food production with N50m loan to farmers

Ondo recruits 350, promotes 1,300 civil servants

Nigeria, highest on global tuberculosis scale —WHO

Edo denies receiving N2.7bn ecological fund from FG

Iwu’s tenure: Senate insists on rule of law

Jonathan congratulates new Adamawa monarch

Nigeria may get additional 1,000MW from expansion of Shell, Agip’s IPPs

NYSC boss eulogises crippled corps member who drove self from Sokoto to Ondo

Al-Mustapha: Court orders counsel to produce SIP tape

Marwa, Kayode, others meet with Jonathan

Kasia set for Nigeria

Ignis plans fund launches for Europe expansion - CEO

Mixed reactions trail list of ministerial nominees

Lagos LG disburses N6.5m bursary to students

‘Investors switch to emerging markets’

Club owners, NBBF disagree over DStv money

Confusion in Ibadan North LG as Assembly reverses chairman’s suspension

Fiat reported to cut 5,000 jobs, shares rally

Ogun Assembly slashes 2010 budget by N12bn, throws out bond

Zain board approves asset sale to Bharti - Sources

United can win every game – Scholes

Klitschko brothers to toss coin for Haye

Dike slams Rangers

Darling cuts UK deficit forecasts, 2011 economic outlook

FG to demolish structures under bridges in six months

Bayelsa’s Accountant General, two others remanded in Kuje prison

Nigerians still top list of asylum seekers

Insurers back effort to make health care reform succeed

New wage for public servants to be announced before May 1– ASCSN

NASA alerted on equinox, not acid rain —NASRDA

3SC plans big for next season

Arshavin admits to title doubt

UN chief calls for reform of international financial system

Messi overtakes Beckham in rich list

Buffon not for sale – Juventus

FAAN to recover N10bn from airlines, concessionaires

Portugal’s debt rating lowered by Fitch on finances

Sex abuse: Pope accepts resignation of Irish bishop

Tension as NYSC carries out mass redeployment in Plateau

Senator escapes gun attack in Ibadan

Obi dissolves cabinet, re-appoints all commissioners

Auto crash: Imoke flown abroad for medical treatment

Yar’Adua’s nephew under pressure to reject nomination

NAFDAC calls for stiffer penalties for drug counterfeiters

UK police warn airport worker for ogling female colleague

Chinese web users boycott Google

N36bn River Niger dredging project 50% completed – FG

Old age, from youth’s narrow prism

Blame me for Hammers’ woes – Zola

European Leagues: Alake urges Nigerians to shun ‘mental colonialism’

Mixed reactions trail audit of microfinance banks

‘Nigeria’s revenue sharing formula must be reviewed’

Ekiti: Govt fund spent on tribunals can develop state

How Eagles can stop Messi – Chukwu, Okpala

Arsenal kids must learn fast – Campbell

58 Nigerians deported from Sudan

2011: New York PDP backs Jonathan’s handling of nation’s affairs

Obama’s CDC director, wielding a big broom

Ex-Aso Rock officials named in Daimler bribery scandal

Americans miss 73% rise in S&P 500 as economy surged

Nigeria, Cuba, ECOWAS collaborate on efficient lightening project

Adigwe wants court to quash corruption charge

C’River receives £42m loan for water supply

Senate to amend 1999 Constitution today

Screening of ministerial nominees begins on Monday

Iwu advocates gender parity in politics

NFF’s foreign coach contract inflation scandal

Getting the right Internet service for your business

Obama, Netanyahu seek to defuse US-Israel tensions

Michael Jackson’s doctor faces license suspension

‘Money laundering undermines economic development’

Corps members to get N250,000 for self-employment

Boosting vitamin D can do a heart good

Chocolate may make some strokes less likely

Odia Ofeimun: Chips and bites from an egghead’s feast

Don’t dabble in election matters, NBA advises S’Court

$1,000 fraud: Man gets 10-year jail term

Judge suspends new Lagos Magistrate Court Law

Crime fighting: Army vows to complement police’s efforts in Lagos

Students lynch suspected rapist

Now, posters jostle for attention in Abuja

Many tales of Yar’Adua’s ‘recovery’

Rooney can lead England to World Cup glory – Beckenbauer

Pele backs Ronaldinho for World Cup

For the Super Eagles’ coach

The troubled history of NITEL

Ogbulafor: The fire this time

Jos: The sore thumb of an infected hand

Conoil plans $50m investment in West Africa

NSE lists AP, African Alliance Supplementary shares, boosts capitalisation

Manufacturing stocks buoy NSE indices

Don dispels fears on acid rain

Flyovers: FG gives quit notice to property owners

FG, Cuba collaborate on efficient lightening project

C’River receives £42m HSBC loan to expand water supply

NEW YORK PDP BACKS JONATHAN’S HANDLING OF NATION’S AFFAIRS

A’IBOM ASSEMBLY MAKES U-TURN ON LG FUNDS

Ekiti grants N50 million loans to farmers

Jubilation in Bayelsa as EFCC moves to arraigns finance commissioner

CONFUSION IN IBADAN AS OYO ASSEMBLY REVERSES COUNCIL CHAIRMAN‘S SUSPENSION

Insecurity: NYSC begins withdrawal of corps members from Plateau, Ebonyi

Don’t ignore Ghadaffi’s comment, Aliyu warns

Ministerial list: We have no disagreement with Jonathan –PDP

Controversy trails Ivory Coast coaching position

Amnesty condemns Malaysia‘s migrant workers abuse

Netanyahu, Obama explore ways of resolving settlement row

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Nigerian female doctors begin cancer screening for corps members

Anichebe back in training

Nadal offers Woods support

Avalanche kills 35 people in Afghanistan

Tourism rocket makes first flight

INEC chairmanship: Follow Uwais report, envoy urges FG

Why INEC released 2011 elections timetable – Iwu

Symptoms that may indicate a urinary tract infection

Nissan eyes green tie-up with Daimler – Report

Trial of Rio’s employees in China moves behind closed doors

Obikwelu set to return

Man City targets Matinez

Military school games begin

NOC to hold emergency meeting

Netanyahu stands firm on Jerusalem building

Years of exposure to traffic pollution raises blood pressure

NAMA, NAF to partner on air navigational efficiency

National Assembly urged to pass health bill

UN chief allays fear of acid rain in Nigeria

Appoint technocrats into FEC, Gani’s son tells Jonathan

Jos crisis culprits may not be punished – Cleric

EFCC files six-count charge against Bayelsa officials

CIPMN boss decries effects of economic recession

Cipla Evans urges FG to patronise local pharmaceutical firms

SAA to focus on personalised customer service

Bans on same-sex marriage may affect mental health

Britain pressures Brazil to back Iran sanctions

Dizengoff appoints new head of agric division

Campaigners in 70 countries demand basic sanitation

Moyes laments Lescott’s exit

S’frican MTN sensitises football lovers

World‘s first Ferrari theme park unveiled

Boeing criticises German loan plan for rival Airbus

Messi will struggle in Italy – Contini

Klitschko ready to snub Haye for Peter

S’Africa police use buckshot in township riots

...asks NTA to champion campaign on corporate governance

Republicans take health care battle to states, courts

Endometriosis: Underlying cause of painful menstruation, infertility

Tax money for electric cars in UK

Forum blames Nigerians for high child mortality rate

Hotels: Expert blames lack of regulations for quackery

Robbers attack travellers on Benin-Ore Expressway

NASFAT laments attack on mosque, school

Police attribute rape to multiple tenancy

150 senior civil servants fail promotion exam in Niger

Militants’ attack: FGGC shut down

Senators’ absence stalls debate on constitution review..

NCC issues 2.3GHZ spectrum licence to Mobitel

German bank tax to raise ¤1bn

NITEL workers protest over 21-month unpaid salaries

Multichoice signs MoU with Sickle cell foundation

Ekiti to raise N13bn bond for capital projects

ICSAN urges Nigerians to support EFCC

Rail bosses, unions in Easter strike talks

Agency to support states on malaria programmes

Dubai killing: Britain to expel Israeli diplomat over passport row

Top US officials head to Mexico as violence escalates

BOA tourney: Consolex, SOOB maintain lead

Eagles can stop Messi, Higuain – Odiaka

Dealers rate Toyo Tyres high

Top five cars that will rule 2010

Bent still chasing dream

Tornadoes suspends supporters’ club boss

British govt in lobbying row as ex-ministers suspended

World will stop Iran getting nuclear arms – Blair

New weapons needed to fight TB – WHO

FCTA arrests 2,836 okada riders

Negotiating salary at a job interview

PPP: CBN, ICRC plan finance intervention

NASRDA D-G tasks centres on UN mandate

ICAN reiterates commitment to boost expertise

India increases interest rates to curb inflation

Again, Reps step down report on 2010 budget

One burnt, others injured as tanker crashes

FUTA VC to deliver NAAT annual lecture

Church denies plot to cause crisis in Bauchi

Police recover N3.7m goods stolen from Lagos market in Kano

NURTW insists on uniform fuel pricing

Lawmakers reject commissioner-nominee, approve fresh name

11-year-old pupil wins Spelling Bee competition

Bakassi: Ondo moves to resettle displaced indigenes

FG to document oil spillage sites

Bank of China posts 26% rise in profit

Experts list survival strategies for organisations during recession

CNN sportlights Nigeria’s fashion industry

How job seekers can impress employees

Car safety recalls: What you need to know

Freezing technique may stop breast cancer– Study

Actionaid: Re-ordering political reporting for improved electoral process

Foreign prostitutes rent Malaysian husbands for visas

Thailand extends security law for protests

No wild card for Chess Olympiad players – NCF

20 teams set for WCGC

NDIC begins audit of microfinance banks

Tata global sales rise by 59 per cent

FESTAC residents’ suit transferred to Lagos High Court

Lagos floats second tranche of N50bn bond

2011 BMW X6: Blend of different styles, arenas

Re: Sanusi‘s pre-determined agenda damaging the economy

Ancelotti confident of Blues future

Kano set for Nigeria, Niger match

France, Spain want eurozone meeting before EU summit

Sudan president threatens to expel election monitors

‘Nigerian constitution makes it possible for presidents to be worshipped’

Elimination of mother to child HIV transmission possible – Global Fund

Expert warns against increased cases of kidney failure

Confronting airspace danger in times of bad weather

Building small business with social media

Nupe’s art on parade at Makama’s turbaning

‘UBS-US deal failure could lead to more lawsuits’

Don’t take weather for granted, FG warns airlines

Acting President, Jonathan to meet with ex-militant leaders on Friday

After fighting ourselves, PDP‘ll still win Ogun governorship

Assembly summons AG over assented bill

Why Nigeria’s productive sector is weak

Community lauds NDLEA for suspects’ arrest

Jos crisis: Police arrest 377 suspects, prosecute 162

Turnaround time improves at Lagos ports

Getting to the root of Hoddle’s bribery claim

Ladoja knows fate on March 30

Ogun commissioner appointed TASUED VC

Jonathan nominates Yar’Adua’s nephew, Anenih’s wife, 23 others

NNPC, oil majors commit to achieving 6,000MW by December

SEC tasks shareholders association on regulation

G8/G20 meeting: NGOs demand repatriation of $120bn looted funds

For Ofeimun, it’s a feast of colourful returns

‘There has been a sub-optimal distribution of competencies in the banks’

Degrees: Lowering the bar or creating a level playing ground?

More states embrace ‘corporate taxis’

Beware, hazy weather can trigger communicable diseases – Medical experts

Group calls for increased medical participation in charity missions

Northern food merchants’ strike: It’s time for urban farming

Jonathan and the politics of ministerial nominations

Man kills eight children at China school

Suu Kyi opposes election role for NLD

I snubbed Hiddink’s advice to join United – Park

The day Johnson intimidated me – Bada

Re: Two presidents, one nation

Re: Appointment of INEC boss

Mass failure: Who takes the blame?

The Warri bomb blasts

Weststar to inaugurate Mercedes Benz workshop in Asaba

Private tutoring as profitable business option

Market capitalisation soars by N1.05tn

Judge refuses to quash charge against Atuche, Ojo

FGGC Benin shut down over militants’ attack

Assassinated artistes: Police arrest Benin High Chief, wife

Absenteeism stalls Senate vote on review of Constitution

EFCC charges Bayelsa State‘s commissioner for finance, three others for stealing N2 billion

Robbers raid travellers on Benin-Ore-Lagos Motorway

UNICEF pledges support for Polio eradication in Kwara

Post-amnesty: Ex-militants demand state coordinator’s removal

NITEL workers protest 21-month unpaid salaries

Osun Assembly summons seven firms over delay in contract execution

New ministers: Group asks governors, PDP not to interfere

Bayelsa, sacked commissioner exchange insults over Jonathan

UNIUYO ASUU protests abduction of members

Bakassi: Ondo begins moves to resettle displaced indigenes

EU to support FG’s post amnesty programmes

House of Reps passes asset management bill

China condemns Google‘s decision to lift censorship

FIFA picks April 15 for hearing on Algeria bus attack

NFF fines Tornadoes N 1.4m after referees’ assault

PUNCH chairman’s lawyers write online medium

Monday, March 22, 2010

Thai protesters vow to shut down Bangkok

Karzai holds peace meeting with militant group

Secure release of my son, Israeli hostage‘s dad urges UN

UNICEF advocates CLTS approach to meet sanitation targets

One killed, four injured in blast in Pakistan

Three Rio employees plead guilty at China trial

US Congress passes historic health bill

EU slams Israel over settlement building

Nobel Prize-winning scientist, Black, dies

Cyclone killed three, destroyed 800 houses in Fiji – Agency

N’Korea to try American for illegal entry

S’Korea seeks Japan’s cooperation on remains of activist

Clinton, Bush join forces in Haiti

US warns ships off Yemen of possible al Qaeda attack

Tanzania, Zambia bid for one-off ivory sales fail

Bee attack puts 40 in hospital in Niger

Kenyan wins NY marathon

Mikel rallies Chelsea teammates

Golden League: Winners to get N1m

Barcelona wins BOF tourney

NPL sanctions Tornadoes

Babayaro criticises Nigerian coaches

UK deports Nigerian-born athlete

Amoo favourite for 3SC job

UNAAB VC wants varsities to imbibe maintenance culture

MAPOLY promises improved infrastructure, warns new students

Fed poly expels 19 students for exam fraud

London 2012 Olympic organisers announce ticket increase

CAF Champions League: Ahly, TP Mazembe crumble

FA probes attack on Kirkland

Ljubicic beats Roddick, wins title

Dress Code: YABATECH vows to suspend violators

NOUN plans floating study centre for Niger Delta ex-militants

UNAD VC threatens undisciplined lecturers, others

Don laments neglect of technical education in Nigeria

Shorunmu eyes African title with Heartland

Jankovic jump starts season with win

Toure returns, Babacar off the mark

Ayinla slams NBF, warns against Obisia’s sacking

My appointment, a challenge – New UNILAG VC

Universities advised on training

Ade-Ojo, don explain mission of Elizade varsity

Egwu’s tenure on lecturers’ scales

I don’t want to play against Arsenal – Henry

NSC seeks N2bn for games

We will not remove Ogbulafor – PDP

Oil prices climb back above 81 dollars

16 die in Ilorin auto crash

Guinness boss emphasises importance of water management

Volkswagen Slovakia cut jobs, output in 2009 over low demand

Fashola, others undergo HIV screening

What Gani told me about his Will — Mohammed

German central bank chief presses for eurozone economic reforms

Telecoms promo: Subscribers decry exploitative tendencies

Glo Mobile Ghana to commence operations this year

Gunmen abduct UNIBEN Chemistry lecturer

Four feared killed in Imo clashes

‘4,000 children die daily from water-borne diseases’

UACN, GlaxoSmithKline lead bulls

National identity database: SGF charges board on results

World steel output up sharply in February

Phase3 MD urges sustained investment in telecoms sector

Caution Gaddafi

Nigerian social, business network website unveiled

Russia’s UAC dismisses bid for US tanker contract

Oyo commits N1.1bn to fertiliser procurement

ABCON seeks extension of deadline for BDC licence

10 million Nigerian children undernourished — Experts

Politicians boycott opposition parties’ summit

2011 poll: Reps’ panel endorses independent candidacy

DTN properties: CJ stops police

Zoning has not helped in building a better political structure –Senator

RIMSON partners London institute to bridge skills gap

Exchange rate policy no panacea, IMF official cautions

EU, IMF can each help Greece – Eurozone finance chief

Resourcery partners MTN on TelePresence technology

Arewa merchants’ strike

‘We seek to address areas of need in Nigerian communities ‘

Jos crises

Communications Towers unveils diesel tracking device

How to fix communication breakdowns

Bad weather: NCAA alerts airlines over hazy airspace

NCC partners group on ICT summit

Bad weather forces cancellation, diversion of flights

NAICOM tasks insurers on regular updating of licences

WDAS: CBN sells $171m at forex auction

‘Ogun West should produce next governor on basis of equity’

Appeal court orders fresh trial of AC’s petition against Etteh

Judge’s transfer stalls $21bn tobacco suit

Jonathan, Obama may meet next month

Tompolo, other ex-militant leaders set agenda for Jonathan

Nigeria’s existence, not negotiable —Akinola

41-year-old woman remanded for theft of

Police arrest two for forgery, one for vandalism

Osun PDP primaries will be peaceful –Akinbade

11 firms present quarterly forecasts to NSE

NDIC set to minimise operational shocks

India’s Tata Motors invests in Myanmar

BPE set to privatise PHCN’s units

NITEL sale to wait for new executive council

NGO trains 325 persons in ICT

TUC seeks technocrat as petroleum minister

We now have over 1,000 sites on air – Etisalat boss

Gaddafi’s unusual call

CRM solution for SMEs to be unveiled

Enugu Govt, fix this road

$18bn private sector investment, catalyst for growth – Ndukwe

Seven Badagry communities thrown into darkness

2011: Here we go again

Plateau State: A costly experimentation with military

Two presidents, one nation

Improving Internet access in rainy season

PHCN ex-workers owed N129bn

CDMA group appoints Nigerian as regional director

US to assist Nigeria, others on nuclear power

Nigeria resumes gas supply to Ghana, others as power generation hits 3,558MW

Mastering the basics of bead making business

NEXIM unveils programme on renewable energy

FG considers new policy on minimum wage

Carioca File stirs cold war between Sowande and his publisher

Remittances: FG summons NNPC, Customs chiefs

2011: Iwu and the orchestra of rejection

‘Lack of national citizenship, Africa’s major problem’

Onovo moves to ensure free movement at borders

Suit against acting presidency adjourned

Ag. President advises religious leaders on national stability

Senate to get list of returning ex-ministers today

US House passes key healthcare reform bill

FG spent N17b on eradication of polio

FCT christian pilgrims to commence use of e-Passport this year

FCTA prosecutes 123 persons for environmental offences

Rivers governor canvases death penalty for fake drug dealers

Don blames poor students’ performances on defective curriculum

Ogun education commissioner appointed TASUED vice chancellor

‘10m Nigerian children chronically undernourished‘

Nigerians increase demand for World Cup tickets

US moves to provide food for Africa

Sokoto: Appeal court and verdict of history

Regulators must be tougher on complex financial firms – Bernanke

Kaduna State divests from Unity Bank

‘Investment outlets for banks are inadequate’

Bank reform: ACAMB strategises for confidence building

‘Lagos signage law is constitutional’

‘Domestic violence deserves strong legislation’

Don’t meddle in Nigeria’s affairs, Sultan warns Gaddafi

Fear grips Lagos residents over acid rain

US classification of Nigeria unfortunate —Ambassador-designate

Bakare dissociates SNG from Ribadu, el-Rufai, Ibru

China unveils homemade large civilian helicopter

BA fights to limit impact of cabin crew strike

Euro falls most since January as leaders spar over Greece aid

Palm hit by disappointing smartphone sales

Ajaokuta seeks release of N650m bailout fund

‘Investment in rural areas most sustainable

Tory leader David Cameron details plan for bank tax

LSDPC opens up Lekki II with N1.5bn estate

Violence in the North

2011 elections

Federation Account allocation buoys inter-bank market

First Bank obtains $350m loan from Standard Chartered

Nigerians’ interdependency

Megamound braves the odds with Ikoyi, Abeokuta, Ibadan developments

Nigeria’s oil production hits 2.6 million bpd

Why N’Delta boils

POC, Skye Bank sign N5bn Sapphire Garden contract

Pound falls against dollar, euro on recession risk

India’s interest rate rise sign of things to come

PHCN owes oil coys, banks N458bn

Substandard goods: SON vows to close errant companies

Lagos to replace paper C-of-Os with electronic certificates

Re: NBA is 50

Re: FRSC Vs VIO

Golden Tulip Hotel offers international standards, local flavours in FESTAC

It will be a disservice to Nigerians if Iwu is re-appointed –Mamora

‘Low yield on fixed income investments worrisome’

Experts back tenure limits for bank directors

Conference plans to raise $2bn for Darfur

S’Africa marks 50th anniversary of Sharpeville Massacre

Thai activists reject peace talks offer

200,000 Nigerians chased out of Bakassi

I am proud of what we did for Nigerian banks – Soludo

Why bond market must be effective – Experts

FRSC extortion

Calling National Assembly

Ogun West governorship bid: In the face of discordant tunes

Kwara to provide N1.7bn infrastructure in Ilorin

New property registration scheme to create 22,000 titles in Lagos

FG releases N10bn to revive textile industries

Kudos, criticism trail CBN’s planned dumping of universal banking

Minimising tax liabilities in business

Lloyds Banking Group predicts profitable 2010

Jos: We stand by our report — Ajibola panel

West Ham targets Beckham

Cabinet dissolution stalls UN genocide official’s visit

Benitez reveals fourth fears

Osun tribunal: PDP, INEC close case

Cleric tasks Jonathan on new cabinet

Okiro criticises Warri bomb blast

United sinks Liverpool, regains top spot

SSS report delays NPL election

Bolt set to earn big for 300m run

34,000 persons killed since 1999 —NGO

Lawyer petitions CJ over bench warrant

Magistracy suit: Court delivers ruling on legal representation on Wednesday

Gun attack on our operatives won’t deter us –Waziri

Winners of Glo/Man Utd promo thrilled in UK

Classy Ljubicic knocks out Nadal

Lagerback defines Nigerian assistants’ roles

Body of kidnapped doctor dumped by roadside

‘Nigeria received $400m from Global Fund in eight years’

Task force arrests fake medical doctor in Ogun

Dollar rain at Afe Babalola University endowment fund

FG to spend N40bn to protect Ondo shoreline —NDDC

Mimiko bans revenue collection on highways

2009 budget appraisal report divides Ogun Assembly

Cultists kill TASUED’s new Senate member in Ijebu Ode

Jos crisis: Genocide or leadership failure?

CBN’s move to bolster power supply

Police investigate attack on NAFDAC officials

Renewed politicking over late Olofa’s successor

‘Presidency must remain with North in 2011’

AC tackles Senate committee on INEC boss

Jos killings: 41 persons to be charged with murder – Police

Agbakoba, three others short-listed for Iwu’s job

Cabinet dissolution threatens post-amnesty programmes

A ‘madman’ who spoke the truth

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Reject Senate’s decision on appointment of INEC boss, AC tells Nigerians

PFN RAISES THE ALARM OVER IMPENDING CRISIS

FG to spend N40bn to protect Ondo shoreline - NDDC

MDGs: FG urges states to implement earmarked programmes

FG releases N10bn to revive ailing textile industries

Enugu govt recalls 70 disengaged IMT staff

Jos: We stand by our report – Ajibola panel

Jos crisis: 41 persons to be charged for murder – Police

Bakare distances SNG from Ribadu, el Rufai, Ibru‘s money

200, 000 Nigerians chased out of Bakassi

Elizade University to take off with foreign lecturers’

Substandard goods: SON vows to shut down errant companies

Polio Immunisation: Niger govt target 908, 102 children

Disquiet in C’River over killing of architect, others

41-year-old woman remanded over alleged theft of three-day old babe

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Untold story of PH toddler who survived electrocution

N’Delta: Jonathan bars ministers from supervising post-amnesty programmes

Public decry state of facilities at LUTH mortuary

Jay-Z performs for Stevie Wonder, others in Atlantic City

Moments to relish

Rapper G Baby killed

‘LASTMA has killed my father, my dreams’

Consumption tax pits Lagos against hotel owners

If we could sleep beside men in bed, we should participate side by side in decision-making outside

Success of marriage lies with the woman

Mission Impossible actor dies at 83

Even Danfo drivers show respect when they see us driving

Jos: Animals in human skin in a failed state

The way we package our artistes is the most appalling in the world

My hubby lost hope that I would walk again after spending one year in hospital

Married men chase single ladies too

SA 2010: Agency plans fan feast for Africans

Delhi people warned against urinating

My goal was a gamble

Disbursements to ailing textile industry stand at N10bn – FG

Japan, Brazil to help Mozambique become grain exporter

Ajose battles Lynes for Commonwealth title

Federer lends support to Tiger

Mariga turns hero in Kenya

Benfica game will be tough - Benitez

Eminent Nigerians worry over Yar’Adua’s confinement

Rio, Chinalco to develop African iron ore mine

World Bank grants Nigeria extra $80m mining credit

FG abandons probe of $180m Halliburton scandal

Greek PM races to cut rates on debt payment pledge

How to retain good employees

Zenith league gets new date

Pique wary of Gunners

Figo rallies Inter for CSKA encounter

Doha meet: Ebewele criticises NSC, AFN

Jonathan shouldn’t listen to South-South governors

Tax evasion: A’Ibom assembly may clamp down on erring companies

‘Failure to take extra step in looking for solution is our problem’

Finland exports crippled by strike

Security men arrest 36 over soldiers/students clash

Jos: 15 disappear in mysterious circumstances

Business, policy development institute imminent at IBBU

Africa, investment haven for the world – Fashola

Sugar trading to increase after price drop

Despair of the mega party over general elections

Mudi goes to Nairobi

Female porn director swaps sex for British politics

Customs seizes N84m contraband in warehouse raid

Is politics a good thing?

Badejo should enforce order on indiscriminate parking of trailers on Lagos roads

Lyon boss anticipates special tie

Martins happy to make the difference

Wolfsburg pleased with Fulham challenge

Grace poly boss makes case for technical, vocational education

Prayers for our journalist militants

Edo governor and abuse of power

Six exciting young talents for Lagerback

There’s more to football than kicking it (4)

Police: Lafourche man denied beer run gets very testy

2011 polls: Implications of INEC’s timetable

…airline crew too

Between Linda Mesrob and Lolu Sodeinde

10th Spelling Bee final gets date

Terminal 5 berths in FCT

Oil slips below $82 as dollar strengthens

The imperative of transformation in NNPC

More than N300,000 at stake in OYASAF photo competition

Escalante releases Too Much

New ministers: Defunct kitchen Cabinet members lobby Jonathan

People still trust their doctors rather than the Internet

Bharti board approves $9bn bid for Zain

Security breach: Oshiomhole, PDP trade words over Anenih

FCMB manager fleeces bank with 35 fake accounts

Sex, rivalry: Opening up on teenage life

Terry G returns for Easter Jam

Stanbic IBTC partners Oyo on economic development

Embracing nature through fashion

Higher institutions need to increase fees to fund infrastructure devt – Dr Awodi, Oko Poly rector

People power – The real engine of any business

The contradictions of a professional sycophant (2)

Nike Etiebet bounces back

Dakore Egbuson rocks

Progressives shall unite against the PDP – Jakande

Pair faces jail time in Dubai over kiss

US children get Playboy, not Bugs Bunny in cable mix up

Untapped billions from bees

Ogbulafor is a bad sore of PDP

Oldest epilepsy drug best for children

Bayern happy with Man Utd draw

Nigeria never approached me – Alaba

Philanthropist awards bursaries to 120 students

Mass failure: Firm floats online site to help candidates

I’m happy to be part of Nigeria’s golden generation – Amuneke

Arsenal are underdogs against Barca –Wenger

Gaddafi’s call for splitting of Nigeria

Doctors who strike are cheating their patients

Thinking yourself to good health (2)

You and your protein needs

Sweeping changes needed

Woman accused of sending text about drugs to agent

For sale: Nice little runabout fit for a queen

Picking Jonathan’s ministers

Jonathan’s elevation and new face of Bayelsa politics

Chief Rasaq Akanni and Folashade Okoya

Patience Jonathan gets new friends

After politics, any spare time is for my husband

One bad turn...

Is your vehicle giving you problems?

Bullish trend sustainable – Experts

Winning business strategies during hard times

Samsung excites Nigerians with Samsung Mobile Live

He flew 76 hours to capture Nigeria in pictures

Nigeria Prize: Waiting for writers abroad

Governor Ohakim and Citizen Iwuoha

Lagos-Ibadan Exp: Memo to Onovo, Fashola, Daniel

Nigerian dons should advertise their research breakthroughs

Rape victim laments: I was crying in pain but they disregarded my feeling and continued

Theft cases rise at N’Assembly despite huge security expenditure

Turai not greater than constitution – Group

Gambia President sacks Finance minister, two others

Egypt losing fight against corruption-Transparency International

Bharti board approves $9 Billion bid for Zain

DR Congo could win debt relief deal by June- IMF

NPL Election: NSC summons Jaja, Nnaji

Thai anti-government protesters want new elections

Pope apologises for Irish church sex abuse

Hargreaves must focus on club matters-Ferguson

US, Ethiopia disagree over VOA broadcasts

KNOC eyes Ghana‘s Jubilee oil field

Friday, March 19, 2010

A statement from PUNCH

I learned to create designs through divine inspiration –Keji Fatai Agoro

To teach me endurance, my father made me walk to school in the rain –Oladimeji Oresanya, MD, LAWMA

‘I have made a lot of money bringing foreign artistes to Nigeria’

Why I have not remarried 24 years after I lost my wife –Oba Kamoru Sansi, Obelu of Esure

I went on hunger strike when Ben Bruce barred me from being shown on NTA –Onyeka Onwenu

Reds clash at Old Trafford

Now I can give marriage a thought –Odia Ofeimun at 60

Oby Edozie goes to India

Lyon plays down Marseille game’s importance

Mourinho: Sneijder is a specialist

I didn’t sleep with Emeka Ike in the bathroom – Muma Gee

Canada stocks fall as commodities decline on Greece concerns

Abia govt ready for Umuahia, Aba master plan

Usain Bolt puts 400m mission on hold until after 2012

Coup invitation: SSS to quiz Nzeribe

Ocean Boys will not go down –Sylva

Heartland, Tiko clash in Cameroun

Reps to begin voting on electoral reform in April

Mayweather, Mosley embrace Olympic-style drug test

I lied, Jim Iyke is not fraudulent – Ex girlfriend

Jos massacre: Ex-ANAN president wants more powers for govs

FG bars Permanent Secretaries from foreign trips

Alcoa gets energy chill from Australia’s $130bn gas boom

European stocks retreat from 17-month high; Greek banks slump

Police won’t succumb to cheap blackmail –Mba

Abuja marches relive protests against military dictatorship

Greenspan says banks may need to raise reserve capital by 40%

BA must resubmit pay offer to avert strike, union tells Walsh

Fire guts Radio Nigeria Ibadan station

Bank directors with 12 years experience must quit – CBN

Fire incident at Zone 2 Police Command

I am under pressure to get married

Messi spearheads Barca’s return to form

German magicians thrill guests at Glo-CAF Awards

Woods’ comeback plan causes stir

GCIOB, Ibeju Lekki set sight on EDL Knockout semifinals

Football awards call for sober reflection

Mursty cruises with Hitlist and Cruzin

My husband is married to another woman

26 pupils, six others die in road accidents

We’ll interrogate the youths for killing one of the robbers – PPRO

‘My baby was not given a name before my sister sold her’

2011: Oshiomhole, Yuguda, others want urgent electoral reforms

Gun men kill two EFCC agents

Merkel favours IMF in Greece crisis as Germans oppose bailout

Argentine bonds jump after govt files debt swap

Jonathan can leave a legacy of credible elections –CNPP Secretary

‘Policemen beat one of us until he collapsed and defecated on his body’

Automobile technicians in Lagos lament unending extortion and assault by policemen

A cabal ensures oil bunkering continues –Omorodion

US economy: Consumer prices stagnate, leading index climbs

‘No businessman in Nigeria can say he’s fulfilled’

Any project designed to touch lives of masses can’t fail – Akindele, Autoreg boss

JRC attacks Shell facility as Ekaette hands over

So, he’s eating meat now! (2)

New Cabinet: Jonathan under pressure

Aggrieved lover absconds on wedding day, claims he was kidnapped

My wife has not forgiven me

I am older than him

The face of corporate begging

Our juju failed because our time was up

Safeguarding against bomb attacks (1)

Dressing to impress on a first date

Suits that suit

Fish: A great food item

Tips for healthy dishes

Business and life mistakes to avoid (6)

Kebbi LG spends N1bn on roads, healthcare

Preventing business intelligence costs from getting out of control

Bulls rebound as index rises by 1.05%

Wale Adenuga acquires multi-million naira equipment

I used a wheelbarrow to sell my magazine in the rain at Oshodi –Ayo Animashaun

P Square, bodyguard cause stir at airport

France coach Lievremont attacks fans over racist mail

I was retired because of my letter to Maryam Babangida –Akande

Heartland, Tiko clash moved to Douala

Nigeria can produce cheaper electricity from coal – US experts

FG has shown commitment to Niger Delta development – Ekaette

Three die in auto crash, N1.5m found on dead victim

Ex-governorship aspirant charges Jonathan to emulate Abdul-Salam

UEFA Champions League: Man United to play Bayern, Arsenal draws Barcelona

GFA vows to complete Kevin Prince Boateng switch

Bomb expert, Shepherd gets posthumous medal

Birmingham city council sacks six social workers

Pope to sign letter on child abuse

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Panasonic may gain more profit from Sanyo acquisition

DN Tyre tasks govt on incentives to boost manufacturing

CPC embarks on consumer education in North-West zone

World Bank wants China to increase rates

OPEC maintains quotas despite big inventory

Inter-Korean trade jumps 52% in February

Japan eases monetary policy, deflation fears persist

WTO needs political miracle for 2010 Doha deal

Coca-Cola unveils Gold Spot Apple flavor

GSK partner govt to support development policies

Rio fights over Brazil‘s oil riches

Euro weakens as stocks, crude decline

Lagos hoteliers threaten legal action against union leaders

Merkel wants tougher rules for Euro Zone

Support for British Airways strike grows

Market indices drop by 0.99%

FG to seek fresh Nitel bids if sale collapses

ASI year-to-date gain falls to 16.49%

Red Bull sales hit four billion cans

SMEDAN targets 10,000 new MSMEs yearly

Analysts place Nigeria, Angola’s credit ratings at par

‘Agriculture ministry tops others in budget implementation’

Naira firms as more oil firms sell dollars

Common year-end: ‘Delay of results may hinder banks‘ activities’

Exploring business opportunities in managed health care services

UBA drums up financial support for Edo govt

Shinkafi assents to N67.9bn appropriation bill

Lack of internal democracy fuelling PDP crises –Zonal chairman

NAFDAC raises the alarm over attack on officials

FSARS parades 14 suspects, impounds 100,000 cartridges

Cleric, friends arrested for girl’s disappearance

Ex-soldier, dismissed policeman arrested over stolen goods

Olowopopo: Puzzling death of a physician

Jos crisis: Nigeria risks global sanctions …SERAP calls for UN commission

Tribunal: Aregbesola faults Oyinlola’s statistical analysis

Illegal deductions: EFCC summons Ogun Speaker

2011: INEC’s timetable spurs parties into action

Stop playing politics with Jos crisis, PFN leader warns FG

Don’t redeploy us from Plateau, corps members tell NYSC

Bode George, others get permission to file additional grounds of appeal

Burden of motherhood: Women who toil under pressure to survive hard times

Judge orders police boss to investigate forgery of court order

Man guilty of killing Nigerian in London

‘Climate change, drought, desert encroachment threaten agric’

‘Good service delivery, quality’ll boost business operation’

Strike: NLC president, NUT leaders meet with Akala

Nigerian deportee dies in Swiss airport

Still on Jos mayhem

Have faith in Nigeria’s economy, expert urges investors

Peace, security essential for tourism development

Policing Nigeria/Seme border

Politicians vote N250m to destabilise us —EFCC

Akinola tackles Gaddafi over divisive comments

Kanti-Kwari fire incident

Red Bull kicks off

Union Bank to assist farmers at Enugu fair

China growth forecast raised to 9.5% – World Bank

Obisia’s job not threatened – NBF

Nigerian to fight for heavyweight title

FG and the rebranding project

Senate committee visits scene of Sagamu-Benin road robbery

FG recalls ambassador to Libya

Senate moves to pass DNA bill

Retired military leaders’ pension

EFCC, trace this ‘bank’

Peter vows to bounce back

Quadri steals show at sports meet

World Bank sees African economies rebounding

US, India partners on trade potential

Belarus, Venezuela strengthen trade ties

Farmers to get improved cassava planting materials

Econet threatens $12bn Zain acquisition deal

Wolves ready for Zesco – Akpokona

Woods betrayed his family – Obama

List Danjuma in Forbes 500

Suspected Camerounian kidnappers free Chinese fishermen

Court confirms Gnassingbe’s re-election

Foreign robbery syndicate

Oshiomhole commends Senate over NDDC nominee

Ibadan North LG’s councillors want accounts frozen

Dissolution of Federal Executive Council : Mamora, Solomon, Eyiboh, others react

Army, Police launch manhunt for Okah

Jos: Police compile names of sponsors

Odey hands over Environment Ministry to Olorunfemi

South-West, go back to the farm

Myanmar releases jailed US activist

Proprietor warns against parents‘ involvement in exam malpractice

Sudan, Darfuri rebel group sign peace agreement

Re: VIO/FRSC imbroglio

Messi can now be compared to Maradona -– Gross

Court restores 2.3GHZ licence to Mobitel

Doha 2010: Ebewele blames AFN for poor performance

Delta Assembly want oil firms to relocate headquarters

Reps approve Third Class, Pass degrees holders for employment

Trade festival to expand business relations between Malaysia, Yemen

Northern truck drivers allege continued extortion

Film Corn: erShutter Island ... to Green Zone

MTV gig rocks Lagos

Don‘t wait for disaster

Another meningitis outbreak?

Just before we bury universal banking

Hip Hop World boss hits 40

Jos: Artistes speak with one voice

Lagos Black Heritage: A festival of reconnection, revaluation

Making history at the Oscars

Port charges are still high – Agents

Firm to build 16 bio-fuel refineries in Ekiti

Customs records over N482m revenue in February

Banking reforms: Soludo deceived us – Mark

EU foreign chief arrives in Gaza Strip

Djokovic out, Nadal in

Sacked ministers: On the performance scale

Europa: Fulham stuns Juve 4-1

Zuma meets Zimbabwean leaders on power sharing

Thai protesters vow prolonged rally to force elections

Clinton in Moscow to push arms treaty

IBB in 2011? Never again!

Enugu schools yet to adopt new curriculum – Investigation

Obama’s foreign policy in the sand

Risk of death persists after a hip fracture

ABE, pioneering robotic undersea explorer, is dead at 16

WASSCE: Huge resources, poor performance

Foodstuff sellers’ strike

NUJ unfolds plans for 55th anniversary

Electoral corruption: Babalola calls for constitution amendment

Jonathan, PDP in crucial meeting

Akinola tackles Gadafi over divisive comments

MAN wants tax collection streamlined in Edo, Delta states

Rivers bars selling of drugs in markets

Nigerian fights for US heavyweight boxing title

Demolition: Lugbe residents jubilate over cabinet dissolution

Primate-elect says crisis distraction to national development

Cabinet dissolution in the best interest of Nigeria - Akunyili

I didn’t award any contract as Acting Governor - Ekiti speaker

Illegal deduction: EFCC summons Ogun Speaker

Nigerian farmers to get improved cassava planting materials

Firm to build bio-fuel refineries in 16 local councils in Ekiti

Nissan to build electric car in Sunderland

AU sanctions Madagascar‘s Andry Rajoelina

Wayas tasks Nigerians on democracy

Hotel owners in Lagos threaten legal action against union leaders

Commuters trek in Ilorin as commercial vehicle operators withdraw services

FG starts rehabilitation of 132KVA line for Abeokuta

Banking reforms: Soludo deceived us -Mark

Jonathan may appoint Akunyili FCT Minister -Reuters

CHAN: James Peters to assist Amokachi on Niger

Africa‘s economy will grow by 3.8 percent in 2010 - World Bank

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

‘North Korea has 1,000 missiles’

Child abuse: Cardinal Brady apologises

China wants military talks with Taiwan

Yemeni rebels free prisoners

Allawi leads Maliki for first time in Iraq

Ugandan royal tombs gutted by fire

American suspect may admit Mumbai plot charges

Aid flown to cyclone-battered Fiji

Israeli settlement dispute clouds quartet meeting

Thai protesters splatter blood at PM’s home

Mexican President seeks US help on drugs war

Plexus to supply wellhead systems offshore Angola

Jack up drilling rig, Seawolf Oristsetimeyin goes to Total

OPEC leaves output unchanged

Court adjourns Niger defection suit again

‘PIB needs careful social, economic evaluation by stakeholders’

Malaysian firm to buy pipe-coating business in Nigeria

FCT residents lament poor sanitary conditions

Obi inaugurated, says much work ahead

Gbonigi laments lack of reading culture among Nigerians

2011 elections: Agabi calls for reform of law enforcement agencies

NIPCO, marketers in alliance to deepen LPG consumption

FG may spend N90bn on energy efficient lamps

Chevron awarded rights to develop new Venezuelan energy project

Buhari joins CPC, may contest 2011 presidential election

He’s ‘a mad man’ –Mark

LG officials’ salaries slash: Commissioner given seven days to withdraw circular

Terry quizzed after car accident

Heartland hits Cameroun for Tiko clash

Oni, AC disagree over allegation of illegal spending

Gaddafi is ignorant about Nigeria –ACF

Women canvass equal opportunities in nation building

‘Quarter of adults out of work in Britain’

Mesa Energy snaps up pipelines with Java field’s acquisition

ConocoPhillips awards EPC contract for Ekofisk Jackets

Iberdrola to supply LNG to Dong Energy from 2011

Honda to recall 410,000 vehicles for brake problem

New CFO says GM has chance to make 2010 profit

Senate set to pass FOI bill next month, says Ekweremadu

Increase in cancer cases worries health council

Ekiti monarch seeks N250m to upgrade palace to tourist centre

Bolt to compete in 300m

Yakubu backs Everton to win trophies

You are feeding fat on state treasury, workers tell Oyo politicians

NGO suggests antidote to malaria

Statoil’s board approves sale of retail, fuel business

AP shareholders accuse Dangote of undermining judiciary

Deficits may top targets on GDP over-optimism – EU

Tomato dealers urge FG to build silos for perishables

Iran seeks $200bn oil investments

Dubai property market to recover by end of 2011

Chile backs $3.2bn dam after quake damaged grid

SON warns against substandard products

British Council partners bank on management forum

Ancelotti ready for criticism

Warri bomb blasts: Senators renew calls for state police

Natural gas prices falls for a fifth day

Yar’Adua’s signature: CNPP yet to sue FG

Sagamu-Ore robbery incident: Senators, police chiefs visit site

Radiation most effective soon after breast cancer surgery

Grinding teeth at night may be a sign of daytime stress

Doha 2010: Adeyemi-Wilson praises Emelieze, Ogho-Oghene

Cervical cancer vaccine less beneficial with age

Chelsea revenge thrills Mourinho

Freezing technique may stop breast cancer

Tears, encomiums flow as Olowopopo is laid to rest

13 killed as Jos boils again

‘Appoint only credible persons into new FEC’

Algeria urges gas exporters to curb output

NNPC convenes stakeholders’ forum on gas to power

Zaki unhappy with Moroccan football

Banks lead S’African stocks to nine-week high

Derwent sees signs of recovery in West End

Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan, UBS charged with fraud

NUPENG threatens strike over sacking of

GTB lists N13bn bond on NSE

FG approves 100% salary increment for Customs

FSA beefs up its workforce

Lagos polo: Kaduna, Lagos emerge tops

Shell outlines plans to improve performance

Shareholders laud removal of tax waiver on corporate bonds

Inter deserved to win – Drogba

Baytex to drill 140 wells, seeks record cash flow, CEO says

Cabinet dissolution: A timely decision

Jonathan may reappoint 20 ministers

Six killed in cult clashes in Sagamu

N1.5bn on ex-militants’ counsellors? Outrageous

Mails for Danjuma, courier please!

Increasing soda consumption fuels rise in diabetes, heart disease

A council’s 500-day score card

Report calls for spotlight on hypertension

Nollywood, Akunyili and National Assembly

Colonies and farms in the city centre

Want a better listener? Protect those ears

Lagos PDP: Between grandstanding and political willpower

Breast-feeding helps mom stay slimmer later in life

Combating malaria in high burden areas

The death of tradition

Potassium bromate: NAFDAC officials’ journey at dawn of death

Discovery of illegal refineries

One year of rebranding

Ajaokuta: More money down the drain?

New Era clocks 10, plans to establish centre for childless widows

Jonathan sacks ministers after 7-hour meeting

FEC’s dissolution catches PDP unawares

Banking stocks drive volume in bullish trading

Developing nations to spur oil demand says IEA

Aguero on Real’s radar

PHCN’s management disagrees with minister over plan to cut jobs

Your Excellency, business class is meant for whoever can afford it

Time to avert another food scarcity

Inditex net beats estimates on international sales

Union Bank to offer full service at Enugu fair

Banks’ earnings to remain under pressure – Fitch

Cutting costs on vehicle, generator maintenance

Reps probe N200bn agric loan scheme

Opabunmi moves to revive career

Jonathan dissolves cabinet

FIFA blames Ghana for delays in Kelvin Boateng’s nationality switch

‘Attackers in fresh Jos violence cut out victims’ tongues ’

Jos: 12 killed in fresh violence

FG plans $500n debut global bond by October

Kogi school teachers seek divine intervention for success in WAEC, NECO exams

OPEC considering new, cleaner energy production options--Lukman

FG woos Finnish investments

Enugu trade fair preparations heighten

CHAN: Kano Pillar’s star striker gets Super Eagles call-up

Taiwan to use Africa as back door for carbon credits

Libya doubts success of OPEC meeting

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Ogun shuts five sub-standard hospitals

Implementation of NHIS worries PSN

Safe health habits will ensure meaningful development – NAFDAC boss

MWAN commemorates International Women‘s day with prison inmates

Europe habours €10.5bn fake drug market – Pfizer MD

Early warning signs of kidney failure

Processed meat may harm the heart – Research

Meningitis kills nine in Gombe

Protect your baby’s smile

Marriage: Some sickle cell carriers lie about their genotypes – Akinyanju

2010 budget: N1.5tn deficit may rise – Senate

The car you drive defines your personality

Renault shares up as Daimler talks widen

Strike threatens BA‘s future – UK minister

Air France black box search to resume on March 25

NIMASA names ETB primary lending institution

‘Okada should be banned in Benin‘

China, Japan reduced holdings of US Treasury debt in January

Forex: Oil firms bolster inter-bank transactions

Pilots who overshot airport to regain licences

Credit crunch: Experts caution CBN on relief measures

Boeing-Airbus aid row edges towards resolution

Peugeot 307 wins laurels at fair

South African central bank criticises minority of shareholders

EU lays groundwork for Greek lifeline

FRSC charges special marshals to step up operation

Airport security training: IATA-Landover partnership excites NCAA

Jonathan: Between challenges and the shadows of an unseen President

How to set up a thriving fitness club

Senator empowers regulators to limit size of financial firms

2011 Ford Explorer: Greenest, thriftiest Explorer

Pompey set for points deduction

Woods to return at Augusta

Kalu makes case for sports heroes

Congress dissolves NPL board

US women to lose Olympic gold

Babel wants Anfield stay

Agbakoba beats FRA Willimas in BOA tourney

Carrick hails brilliant Berbatov

Zamfara player dies

Gerrard escapes ban

Obuh names Chukwudi, others for Libya 2011 qualifiers

WAFU clears Togo for Nations Cup

Iloh decries preparation for Delhi 2010

British press fears game over for Beckham

I’m ready for Klitschko – Peter

Awards: NFF plays down Nigeria’s no-show

Barca to unleash magical Messi on Stuttgart

Nadal won’t change style

C’wealth Games: Iworima eyes gold

Emeteole demands longer stay for Lagerback

Real targets Ashley Cole

Premeditated Jos murder

Calling LASG

Re: NDLEA officials’ murder

Aso Rock issue

VIO and selective arrest

GOC on Jos genocide

Dubai property craze

Jos invasion

VIO/FRSC imbroglio

Leaders’ health

Yar’Adua not in Nigeria

Re: PHCN, Alapere

Tanker drivers

Jos massacre

PHCN’s high-handedness

Electricity tariff: First things first

Nigeria’s abiding romance with terrorism

Re: Warri bombed

Jos massacre: Where Gov Jang got it wrong

... sack Iwu now, CNPP tells Ag. President

Electoral reform: Jonathan to meet political party leaders

Staco Insurance promotes 43 staff

Developing impeccable customer service

‘Shipping market worst since World War II’

Institute tasks academics on national development

CMD boss assures on proper interpretation of Vision 2020 document

Blasts: ‘Delta remains safe for investors’

Food scarcity: Northern traders extend ultimatum to 30 days

Court nullifies FG’s cancellation of N37bn health centres contract

CBN withdraws N65bn from circulation

Rio eyes continued China demand

‘FG’s N8bn for ex-militants training would improve human capital development’

Best Qualified targets 40,000 sales job vacancies

‘New ICAN syllabus will help accountants meet global challenges’

Arik restructures management team

Scottish Power, Pelamis Wave win UK tidal energy contracts

ERA urges NNPC to repair faulty pipeline

Jos: Charley Boy, Omotola, youths besiege N’Assembly

Nigerian Peoples Parliament demands Jonathan’s inauguration

Woman sells sister’s 24-day-old baby for N30,000

Nigeria’s ambassador to US get letter of credence

Lagos public schools get $90m World Bank intervention fund

Why managers must delegate duties

NASS urged to formulate policy on climate change

Housing starts in US declined 5.9 per cent in February

How to conduct thorough competitor analysis

Create your ideal client profile

Canadian productivity rose fastest since 1998 in fourth quarter

FG assures SMEs of more support

FG embarks on 20-year physical development plan

98% of candidates fail as NECO releases Nov/Dec results

Supreme Court fixes May 13 for Imo governorship appeal

Ex-militant leaders list fresh conditions for peace in N’ Delta

2011: INEC rolls out election timetable

Reps warn Jonathan on special advisers

PHCN owes Agip N47bn

Tips for creating superior customer service

In Oriki, relentless documentarian digs into root of a dying heritage

Rosneft sees Russia keeping Oil Tax break to support production

Shell plans 1,000 job cuts by next year

Download growth boosts 2009 UK music royalties

Kraft apologises for closing Cadbury plant

‘Some company directors are there just for the perks’

How to survive a recession

Jonathan approves harmonisation of tax waivers on corporate bonds

‘It underscores Nigeria’s contributions to global art history’

‘Nigeria should be divided into two’

Jos: Reps to set up truth and reconciliation committee

NYSC to open 15 area offices nationwide

Lawyers protest as Dangote petitions judge

Okereke-Onyiuke lists factors driving NSE indices

Court restrains Lagos Assembly from probing Fashola on group’s allegations

Lecturer urges FG to drop federal character principle

Jonathan, amnesty committee in emergency meeting

A glimpse into mythical Ife at the British Museum

Court freezes UK expatriates’ pensions

Investment in telecoms sector hits $18bn

‘Entreprenuership training will increase wealth creation’

Tackling unemployment in Nigeria through outsourcing

Orji urges Nigerian film producers to pay attention to history

Robbers loot Edo Police station, kill female police officer

Post Amnesty: Jonathan convenes meeting over Warri bomb blasts

Senate race: PDP stakeholders insist on zoning arrangement

Armed robbers kill vigilance group leader

Allow peace to reign, AC urges MEND

Don’t break up Nigeria for selfish political interest- Group warns Yar’Adua’s aides

Niger Delta Elders urge Jonathan to probe NDDC

FG, others urged to show more commitment to housing

CHAN failure will kill local players chance in Super Eagles- Dolphin star, Nwachi

EIB ready to lend Tunisia $900 million in 2010

S’Africa power supply a concern from 2011-Eskom

Kidnapped British boy found in Pakistan

Inter to sack Mourinho in summer if Chelsea wins today

Monday, March 15, 2010

Oshiomhole, EYV trade words over ex-gov’s probe

FG spends 69% of health budget on tertiary care

Punish perpetrators of Jos killings, UN committee tells FG

...US lauds FG for sending report to N’Assembly

Police close defence as Ekiti tribunal ends proceedings

Reps may drop key Uwais panel recommendations

Jakande berates PDP over poor governance

Yar’Adua’s presidency has opened gate for opposition parties — Mamora

Mark, Oshiomhole eulogise Adamawa monarch

Oni signs 2010 budget into law

Kidnappers took Festus Odimegwu’s wife to Anambra — Imo CP

INEC’s workshop on electoral reform dangerous distraction – SNG

NJC suspends judge for street fighting

LG partners banks, firms to keep pupils off streets

Ondo NYSC starts mandatory Yoruba language training for corps members

PTDF revokes contracts for petroleum college

Oyinlola expresses concern over prison congestion

FUT expels student over admission racketeering

Hackers target freshly uncovered Internet Explorer hole

Anichebe targets Europa League spot

Taekwondo inaugurates new executive

Vendors protest colleague’s disappearance in Jos

Jos: Don’t link killings to religion, Umar warns

Ministers jittery ahead of likely cabinet dissolution

AI condemns Gambia’s trial of Nigerian activist

Beckham set to miss World Cup – Capello

16 boxers for Youth Olympics camping

Economic growth prospect hazy – NISER DG

e-Payment must be end-to-end –SystemSpecs boss

‘Dons, students must embark on innovative researches‘

Killer riot policeman arraigned for murder in Akure

FMBN increases NHF loan to N15m

Ministry tasked on N500bn power sector fund

Court finds ANC‘s official guilty of making hate speech

‘FG committed to development of Niger Delta’

Lagos judiciary redeploys judges

Yakubu bows out of NBTE, Abubakar takes over

Qualcomm files patent for foldable touchscreen

CBN commences data analysis on financial, ATM frauds

Yusuf eyes World Cup place

Ancelotti promises good reception for Inter coach

Airforce plane removed from crash site

Police insist robbers, not assassins killed Bayo Ohu

Scarcity of food items may persist in Lagos

Main One appoints management staff

LASUTH workers express shock over board chairman’s death

Mourinho targets sweet revenge

Iloenyosi blames Eagles’ defeat on poor motivation

NSE, Thomson Reuters partner on live data feed

NEPC pledges support for Omatek

Superbrands unveils plan for 2010/2011 edition

OAU students win best theses awards

Ties between Israel, US worst in 35 years – Envoy

Arewa leaders deny plot to invade Lagos, Ogun

Man ‘kidnaps’ self to avoid marriage

Seven cities to benefit from waste management project

Thai PM rejects protesters’ ultimatum

GE to train NRC engineers, technicians

Making a success of computer maintenance business

Agric sector gets $400m boost from Chinese firm

Power blackout hits Chile

Universal banking to be phased out in 18 months – CBN

Gunmen abduct another UNIUYO lecturer

Man beats neighbour to death over missing phone

Wammako: S’Court stops appeal court from delivering judgment today

N12.5bn debt: Union Bank seeks winding up of Tinapa Resort

Saved for another day

Hausa/Fulani, Igbo traders, others meet with Daniel

Issues with SAN

Re: PUNCH’s consistent blackmail of Ogun Govt

Frenchwoman accused of killing six of her infants

New drugs, approaches offer hope against prostate cancer

Bringing new understanding to the director’s cut

Relegation of science education hinders development – Don

Experts identify growth strategies for organisations

Etisalat extends customer reach to US, Canada, Latin America

Tele-Education: Nigerians to develop mobile learning applications

Still on the Anambra governorship poll

Getting to the root of Jos crisis

Family unveils plans for Idowu’s burial

Iroha cautions Lagerback on Kanu, others

Kaduna and silhouette of a reconciliation

‘Govt policies make housing look like a curse in Nigeria’

Ofeimun at 60: Not quite the writer he wants to be

Ezekwesili laments spread of ‘quiet corruption’ in Africa

LafargeWapco explains 30% drop in profit

Bulls strenghten hold as ASI rises by 1.0%

Court counsels AC lawmakers in Edo Assembly over PDP members

Plagiarism: Thesis verification process should be returned to varsities – Olaniran

How to avoid office gossip

Three killed in Delta car bomb blasts

‘Army can’t exonerate self from Jos killings’

CBN to phase out universal banking in 18 months

Brown condemns British Airways planned strike

INEC workshop on electoral reform dangerous distraction - Group

Sahara states to hold talks on tackling al Qaeda

Pirates: Police deploy gunboat to Bakassi

Killer policeman arraigned for murder in Akure

GAVI needs $4.3 billion to provide vaccines for poor

Anambra: Tribunal clears Obi for inauguration

Explosions: Security beefed up in Bayelsa

Experts warn on dangers of environmental challenges

Yar’Adua’s presidency has opened gate for opposition parties- Mamora

Post-Amnesty talks: Explosions rock Warri

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Kanu dreams Anfield victory

Ajilore’s brace lifts Gronigen

Mourinho puts clubs on red alert

South Africa 2010 will be unique –Adenuga

Okagbare shines in US

Real desperate to sign Rooney –Calderon

Mills hails Globacom

Yobo clashes with Moyes

Kaka joined the wrong club –Alves

11 killed as Somali clans clash over water, land

Presidential Poll: Sudan’s opposition leader launches campaign

African coaches deserve respect –Keshi

Knicks end Mavs’ winning run

Protesters demand Thai PM’s resignation

EU, ECOWAS to reach agreement on EPA funding this week

Lagerback needs another Okocha –Ekpo

Peter crushes Aguilera

‘Appellant can’t discredit valid judgment’

Gunmen hijack Chinese fishing boat, kidnap seven crew members

‘Why banks are reluctant to grant personal loans’

FG, states should collaborate on economic

‘Offshore banks ready to fund Lagos-Ibadan Expressway reconstruction’

FG may lay off 20,000 PHCN workers

NDIC spends N464m on development projects

Voter register: INEC’s Pandora’s box

Reps to approve two helicopters for NCAT

Economic performance in the first two months worrisome – Experts

Exploring opportunities in dry cleaning business

Where is Yar‘Adua?

Cultism in secondary schools

Who are these policemen?

Calling AIG Zone 2

Poly Ibadan

Cabal around Yar’Adua

Multi-Links, how much is Internet subscription?

Delivering on Africa’s development

Privatise the refineries now

El-Rufai drags Senate to Appeal Court

Don’t allow Iwu to conduct 2011 elections,

Disputed land: Assembly gives D-G ultimatum to pay

Police patrol Ibadan to forestall religious disorder

Anambra varisty workers set to commence strike Monday

HDP withdraws petition against Obi’s inauguration

Anxiety in C’River as anti-cultism committee summits report

Jonathan, Bankole, others mourn Lamido of Adamawa

OOU accounting department gets new building

ECB to avoid breeding bank dependency

China may face massive bank bail-outs after stimulus

Stakeholders seek end to leadership crisis in NIQS

Police, JTF move into Ogoni as two communities clash

N2bn Keke NAPEP fund sourced from MDGs office — Kpakol

Jos crisis: Okonkwo blames military, lawmakers

Corruption: Trial of Iwu’s aide begins

C’River sends report to FG on Cameroun’s breaches of GTA

Minister urges FHA to deliver affordable houses

Report indicts JPMorgan, Citigroup over Lehman‘s crash

Motorola marries Microsoft‘s search

‘Africa, China laying foundation for trade diversification’

CIIN to celebrate golden jubilee with TV documentary

Firm tackles retirement issues through personal annuity

ACCA updates members on financial reporting standards

25 firms for Home & Office Exhibition

Police dispel rumoured arms movement by Hausa/Fulani

Landmines: Defence ministry to send A’Ibom victims’ names to UN

‘150,000 children born with sickle cell anaemia in Nigeria annually’

Jos: 1,500 persons displaced — Plateau govt

Soyinka condemns ethnic, religious violence

Ijaw in Ondo protest non-inclusion in post-amnesty summit

Gunman kills lawyer in Awka

CJ restrains IG from arresting traditional chiefs

Saints’ Garage Resort opens in Badagry

Nigerian mission to study waste management in Germany

‘Foreign banks facilitated Russian capital flight’

South Africa’s central bank sees ‘subdued’ recovery

Oceanic Insurance Group unveils four new products

AIG was unprepared for financial crisis, former lawyer says

Cisco, MTN collaborate on ePresence communications

NNPC’s N90bn withdrawal pushes inter-bank rates up

Starcomms rewards subscribers with 24 hours on-net calls

Nigerian stocks head for biggest weekly rise in seven months

CBN sells $242m in forex market

Dangote Flour Mills records 333% profit rise in Q3

European CIOs expect datacentre costs to rise

Experts express divergent views on recapitalisation of rescued banks

Between growth projections of ICT sector and banking reforms

CSR: UnityKapital donates computers to Jigawa

NAICOM’ll ensure compulsory insurance succeeds – Daniel

Infrastructure: World Bank commends Edo State

Global financial crisis: Assessing women and children’s vulnerability

Title registration: Fashola to meet government estate residents

Experts dissect draft Lagos Tenancy Bill, suggest amendments

Al-Mustapha, others handcuffed to prevent escape – Witness

Man bags 35 years for attempted murder

My life is in danger, Lebanese businessman tells Onovo

Politicians hijack PHC projects in Oyo

Post-amnesty: FG releases N8bn for ex-militants’ training

Taking care of your child’s mental health from conception

‘Unedited’ Uwais report has been with Senate - Ekweremadu

Saved from the jaw of death

MSM asks Jonathan to reconstitute cabinet

Private sector support crucial to crime fighting -Enugu CP

Anambra vasity workers set to commence strike Monday

States get N96.5 million for Mass Literacy

Police refer suspected kidnapper for psychiatry test

Lagos NYSC redeploys 984 to Osun due to space constraints

Ex Labour Union activist laments hijack of Labour Party

Soyinka flays religious uprising

AC warns FG not to allow Iwu play any role in 2011 elections

Winnie denies interview criticising Nelson Mandela

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Lawmakers probe lax enforcement of animal rules

Chambers looks good

‘More clubs could suffer’

Rand to rise by 10% on World Cup

‘Why mortgage business is low’

EU trains NGOs on 20m euro grant

British Airways cabin-crew to strike

Vidic, Rio reunion boosts Man Utd

Isinbayeva eyes world record

EFCC probes contract scam in Owerri LG

Nans flays posting of corps members to Jos

The transformation of Akwa Ibom State

Hooker advances in pole vault

I always want to play – Fabregas

EU discusses issuing bonds to fund Greek rescue

New syllabus designed to meet global economic challenges – ICAN

Finding ways to guarantee food security in Nigeria

India industrial output rises by 16.7%

Tevez wants City to show character

Vlasic sails in high jump

Sorry for Nigeria

Jos killings: 50 persons still missing

Prelate orders relief for Jos victims

Osun Police Command: A harvest of deaths

Being an honest politician protects better than bodyguards and bulletproof vehicles– Femi Dare

Jos: A time to act

FIBA 2010: Australia names squad

Adebayor to stay at Man City

Chevron calls for revival of reading culture among pupils

Gauging the new political twist to NITEL sale

Crude oil rises as dollar weakens

Kimono, Enebeli: Time to rise for Anioma Fiesta

FG, agencies to share petroleum data

US not voting on Eskom World Bank loan

No cheers for Jonathan on recycled Gusau

Kwara explains restructuring of college of education

Farrah Fawcett, Bea Arthur left out of Oscars ‘In Memoriam‘ tribute

FIBA ignores Nigerian referees

Away record thrills Enyimba’s Unuannel

Anambra poll: We have constitutional issues to present at tribunal – AC

Winnie Mandela and the burden of political terror

Cyprus holds two for corpse theft of ex-leader

Keke Marwa: Dwindling fortunes of three-wheeler operators

Police trail ex-chairman in C’River for attack on incumbent

Ogun PDP parallel exco takes case to national body

Glaucoma begins in mid-brain, not in eye, research shows

NULGE petitions Onovo over death of member

Ogun to get 10 more assembly seats in 2011 – INEC

Anambra: Tribunal to rule on Obi’s inauguration Monday

Flying drugs with ease

Why Akunyili is hard on Yar’Adua

Indiscipline in the ranks of PDP members

California robber holds up 11 people, gets $6

Don’t they know that Lars will be a disaster?

Police: Burglar uses church equipment to view porn

Visit Badagry for a harvest of firsts

Lay a solid foundation for 2011, Ayiri urges Jonathan

Khan predicts thriller against Malignaggi

NFF denies paying N1.2bn for village

What’s next for Mo’Nique?

Afe Babalola varsity reiterates commitment to academic excellence

China accuses Obama of politicising her currency

Finding the right balance in business

Fan Milk invests N700m in capacity upgrade

Why I wrote on marriage – Albinus Chiedu, author, How to Make your Marriage Work

Praising along with Femi Micah, Holly Mallam and other stars

Aisha Daggash – Stand out with accessories

Amidst reading downpour from the Koran, Adegbite’s NAJOMO hosts big turbans

Dad flogged me for going to the movies– Zebrudaya aka 4.30

The contradictions of a professional sycophant

Ship owners threaten legal action against FG over vessels

Toyota sales increase on discounts

Screening may save athletes

NUT, Oyo govt at war over deduction of union dues

Wesley Snipes ‘Elated’ over comeback role in Brooklyn’s Finest

Tears in Benin as Idahor goes home

Cheers, criticisms greet Drogba’s award

Osun 2011 governorship: The hope and the uncertainty

My husband’s brother collected all the money given to us by those who killed him

Japan baby-robot teaches parenting skills

Depravity on parade

New Zealander auctions “ghosts” in a bottle

Eight ways to look at the man in the mirror

Different faces of Prof. Dora Akunyili

Jonathan, not Yar’Adua, needs our prayers

Israel seals off West Bank amid heightened tension

Married at 15 to 10yr-old girl, teenage drug suspect warns against early marriages

Jos: Security men arrest 44 fresh suspects

CNPP disagrees with Nzeribe on coup

16 persons die in Niger auto crash

Thinking yourself to good health (1)

A cheek swab to choose your diet plan?

Senate to consider bill on GSM subscribers’ registration

Squatters, policemen take over Nnamani’s multi-million

Yar’Adua: Falae explains mega summit position on ING

A Nigerian traveller’s agonising tales

Rare Tibetan Buddhist shrine goes on display in Washington

Gambia drug chief re-arrested in trafficking probe

What a way to humiliate President Yar’Adua

Yar’Adua: Even mother could not see son

A man that no longer dreams is dead – Nonnie Roberson, fashionable Abuja pastor

Woman in jail assaults jailer with breast milk

I’m trying hard, but it’s difficult to see any good luck for us in Jonathan

Residents flee Angolan village invaded by elephants

Lagos residents battling crippling food shortage

2011: Candidates battle for C’River senatorial seats

‘Help I’m getting entrapped’

Mills wants Togo ban lifted

Idahor joins ‘sudden death club’

Five things Lil Wayne will be doing in the Big House

Journalism students in Nigeria have a long way to go – Mark Smith, roving editor, Schlumberger

Many of those sent abroad to study technology ended up as mechanics, welders – Prof. Tella

Evidence of human culture as evolutionary force

PIB will discourage deep water investment in Nigeria – Chevron MD

How to plan well ahead when you don’t have a stable income

Nailing in style

Life is worthless in Nigeria

Mastering your sexual libido – The promiscuity challenge (2)

Those damning phone revelations again (2)

Help! Married women are after our catch – Single ladies

I regret making wrong choices in life – Jennifer Madike

I don’t just go on stage and shake my bum– Yibowei, dancer/actress

Resolving the Plateau quagmire

Rain honour for harmattan icon

SIMA 2010: Traces of glamour

Saving Kirk Franklin, 50 Cent from Alaba pirates

Equities set new high for the year

Anambra: Tribunal fixes Monday for ruling on Obi’s inauguration

Eskom to fix power plant before World Cup

Hiddink rejects Ivory Coast coaching job

Delta plans mechanic villages for Warri, Efunrun

Real Madrid targets Wayne Rooney

Morocco steps up expulsions of Christian aid workers

Moon astronauts condemn Obama NASA plans

Gabon opens 42 offshore oil blocks to exploration

Friday, March 12, 2010

Business and life mistakes to avoid (5)

At 15, my father wanted me to study Medicine, but I insisted on Law

Why we carried out the attacks –suspects

How we escaped the guns and daggers of Fulani invaders

My kind of music is spiritual –Overdose, rapper

Why I am angry with 9ice –Baba Ne, originator of Ijala hip hop music

I slept with an average of 7 men in a day

INEC makes provision for physically challenged voters

Court nullifies Dangote’s election as NSE President

Argentine senate delays central bank vote to March 17

Josy Lad appeals to 3SC fans

Nadal to play at Queen’s tournament

Lagerback, Moses and the new Eagles

Canada budget office sees slower deficit reduction

My in-laws frustrate me

Omowunmi begs?

Another bomb scare in Benin City

Kebbi approves fund for cemeteries

Bayelsa: Parents evacuate kids from measles ravaged communities

Yobe terminates Egyptian’s appointment

Suspension of LG boss: Kogi governor, lawmakers set for showdown

‘They told my step mother to say thank you while they hacked her to death’

Jonathan sets up committee to review NITEL sale

GUS: Excitement, Fun as celebrities land in Jungle

Stephanie Okereke joins famous actresses in US summit

I counsel my clients before attending to them, so I don’t break their homes

I can never have a baby

VW, BMW forecast sales growth as German carmakers lead recovery

PGA retains Oyebajo as director

Bulls fading in tough stretch

Bayelsa clubs groan under debt burden

Anxious Chelsea swoops on West Ham

Korea’s push for low rates raises inflation threat

PAC: Jonathan breaks ranks with Obasanjo over Danjuma’s chairmanship?

She is a widow, older than me, gots me a job but...

Before I got hooked, many women begged me to marry them

Sickle cell pain may be from damaged tissues or nerves

Keeping it in the family is the Smart way to do business

Basket Mouth cracks ribs in London

Stars glow at G-Bam show

Plane skids off runway in Port Harcourt, 48 Passengers escape death

My father once threatened to hand me to the police himself if I ever engaged in stealing

‘I hid and watched them killing people and throwing them into fire’

Sokoto bans pregnant women from performing hajj

Why few women are in politics –NGO

Chime charges council administrators

Ogun police arrest fake soldiers, fake SSS man for alleged robbery

So, he’s eating meat now! (1)

My family would have been wiped out if my baby had cried when they threw petrol bomb into our house

I thought it was the robbers’ barricade, I did not know I was driving on human beings

Jos: FG investigates allegation against Army

Musician finds new lover

Sam Loco, Ibu suffer hypertension

My marriage is still intact –Charley Boy

Borrowing from your in-laws at difficult times

Saving the lives of policemen (2)

She leaves me for another man

Handling noisy neighbours

Tame breast cancer to enjoy your sex life (2)

Ondo lawmakers no longer fighting Mimiko in people’s interest –Speaker

My father, uncle begged me to use amulets so I can disappear in the event of a plane crash

Top gainers boost market indices

Downturn: Mexico renews $48bn IMF credit line

Real’s ouster shifts focus on Mourinho, Fabregas

‘Lagerback needs Nigerian coaches to succeed’

I am weird and different

Another bomb scare in Edo

Jos: Council boss calls for a detribalized military institution

Auto accident kills 16 in Niger

Couple jailed for starving girl to death in UK

Togo should withdraw case against CAF -Adamu

Manchester City signs £1bn regeneration agreement

We will give Lagerback neccesary support to succeed - Chukwu

British Airways union announces strike dates

Bomb blasts kill 39 in Pakistan

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Experts seek kidney registry, warn against food supplements

Post-UME fees: NUC asks parents to report errant varsities

Don’t tamper with NITEL bid, CNPP warns Jonathan

FG okays Japanese investment in Brass LNG project

Faulty plane disrupts Aero’s schedule, leaves passengers stranded

‘Delay in reform impedes power sector development’

FG set to produce new communications policy

Nigeria is Africa’s new mining destination – Investors

Economy: Infrastructure, corruption bane of development –NOIPoll

African leaders endorse framework for agric sector investments

EFCC arraigns two for fraud, impersonation

Sokoto rerun: CJN orders Appeal court justices to stop hearing appeals

Gunmen kill policeman, lady in Port Harcourt

Bayelsa govt, ex-commissioner trade words over removal

FG calls for private collaboration to raise health standard

Jos crisis: Lagos, religious leaders dialogue on avoiding violence

AC begins sensitisation on voters’ registration

Tribunal: Ijero electoral officer abandons evidence

How to curb car theft in Lagos –Police

Police arrest masquerade for stabbing immunisation officer

ASUU seeks legal backing for 2009 agreement with FG

Yar’Adua, not Jonathan, sent Uwais report –Senate

2011: PDP govs meet Jonathan

Court dismisses el-Rufai’s suit against Senate committee’s report

Jos killings: NASFAT condemns violence

FG condoles with NUJ on journalists’ death

Dangote: Court strikes out case against vendors

Aero woos customers with special Easter offers

Reals Confectioneries appreciates distributors

CSR: Litramed donates N3m books to community

Customs agents makes case for cargo tracking

ADVAN set to impact on marketing communication industry

2011 election time-table out on Tuesday — Iwu

Anambra tribunal begins sitting

Reps: Anti-terrorism bill passes second reading

Council registers 13,680 teachers in Borno

CTN: Stakeholders endorse, list benefits

AfDB earmarks $2bn for agric in Africa

Idahor to be buried on Friday

Marion Jones joins Women‘s NBA

Oshiomhole set for UBTH Golf Course inauguration

New commissioner resumes at FRC

Disciplinary masters threaten strike over non-payment of salary

‘Govt should patronise Nigerian professionals instead of foreign agencies’

Pupils embark on road safety project

TUC condemns military, police role

Robbers attack Djinee

N’Delta: Jonathan orders finance minister to release funds for militants’ rehabilitation

Senate approves Jonathan’s request for five advisers

Jesse Jagz debuts

More than 20 civilians killed in fierce Mogadishu battles

NGO inaugurates national award for education

Professional partnerships’ll boost productivity – Expert

Nigeria to extend training of IJSO participants

FG forecloses scrapping of NYSC

Muhtar charges banks to devise reliable cashless payment system

Oil and gas sector owes banks N1.6tn

NOC election to hold on March 31

Criticisms trail b’ball league postponement

Spanish media slam Real

Gateway will escape relegation – Omoruyi

Rand gain brings down MTN’s profit

Mexican Carlos Slim named world’s richest man

Reps ask NYSC to re-deploy corps members posted to Plateau

LG establishes 14 schools – Official

‘PDP will continue to rig without electoral reform’

Nigeria’s low cocoa consumption worries COPAL

Seme Customs records N482m revenue in February

Schools bag JAN entrepreneurial skill award

Ex-wife beats Cameron at the Oscars

British court grants Bosnian ex-leader bail

US lists more Nigerians, Yemenis on no-fly-list

Oshiomhole mourns assassinated actors

Senate cancels benefits for Gowon, Buhari, IBB, others

Jos: Jang, others didn’t call me – GOC

Nollywood made sexy in Ghana

Kefee, Alfa Sule, others for Shout Jam Tour

In pursuit of Thanksgiving, Mega 99 romances new producer

Don’t destabilise Gulf, Ahmedinejad tells ‘corrupt’ powers

Israeli PM apologises to Biden over settlement plans

Misleading us on climate change

How the men reacted as the Titanic and Lusitania went under

For pennies, a disposable toilet that could help grow crops

How businesses can cut energy costs

Omawumi, Dr. Frabz break up

Top stars gather for Kennis Easter Fiesta

Agriculture: Group canvasses public-private collaboration to accelerate growth

Galadanchi calls for integration of Qur’anic, conventional education

Fan Milk invests N700m to increase production capacity

Making Nigeria’s steel companies work

‘Health of future leaders should be scrutinised for fitness’

UNESCO urges governments to redouble efforts to achieve Education for All

Jos killings: Plateau women protest in Abuja, GOC’s removal

Who is the House really representing?

Capital injected in rescued banks to be recovered soon – Sanusi

LafargeWapco records 30% drop in profit

Bulls sustain hold at NSE

Governments and pensions administration

Melodrama of power

Revisiting Bayo Ohu’s murder

Banking: Going back to the good old days

Home-based players good enough for W’Cup – Adedeji

Lagerback’ll transform Eagles – Ogaba

Jos: NYSC reduces number of corps members by half

Three die in Edo auto crash

POLICE BRUTALISE JOURNALISTS, TRADERS IN ONITSHA

Punish perpetrators of Jos killings – PDP

N’ Delta: Jonathan orders Muhtar to release funds for rehabilitation of repentant militants

2011 election time-table out on Tuesday – Iwu

Missing NNPC petrol: Lukman denies complicity in stalled probe

Jos mayhem: Army boss denies Jang’s distress call as women protest half nude.

African Heads of State endorse agric initiative

Ekiti Assembly will ensure full implementation of 2010 budget - House committee chief

Yemeni forces attack rebel-held building in south

AD calls for independent candidacy in 2011 elections

Australian authors protest China’s visa refusal

Government to publish high-speed rail plans

Indigenous coaches’ future tied to Lagerback- NFF

Mexican tycoon, Carlos Helu is world‘s richest man for 2010

Monalisa Chinda and her ‘growing up’ tales

Abiku syndrome at the National Theatre

Spousal abuse and the season of anomie ahead

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Moses invites Lagerback

W’Cup: Eagles need miracle to reach semis – Garba Lawal

Iworima criticises Delhi 2010 preparations

Tight security for guests at football awards

Glo-CAF award: Eto’o favoured to rule Africa again

Power generation may drop further as Shell shuts plants

FG records 79.3% budget performance in power

FG proposes life jail for fake drugs dealers

Finland to invest in Nigeria’s energy sector

Freight forwarder calls for abolition of port development levy

FG advises ECOWAS on cash payment system

Bulls sustain hold as index rises by 0.9%

Inflation rate drops in Ghana

200% recapitalisation plans on course – AfDB

AMC Bill passes second reading before Senate

Skye Bank signs $15m agreement with Korean bank

Avoiding losses through proper internal audit

Fuel: NLC urges Jonathan to caution Lukman

Market capitalisation rises by N650bn

CBN to approve guidelines for new banking structure

St. Janet’s song

China February exports jump 45.7 per cent

‘US recovery certain, euro region faces splinter’

Budget’ll be on March 24 – Darling

Yar’Adua is unfit to rule

Judgment on the Ijora land dispute

Google opens Web store for business applications

UK manufacturing drops for first time since August

Senate to pass jobless aid, business tax breaks

Five arrested for stealing N38m goods

Tanker fire: Police launch manhunt for driver

Re: Akunyili should resign

Greek crisis is over, rest of region safe – Prodi

German exports slumped in January

Tell Turai this

Residents flee to Minna, narrate ordeal

NBA rejects police report on arrest of suspects

PDP awards N11.5bn contract for secretariat

No plan to impeach Yar’Adua — Senate

Oni, Fayemi, Falana tussle over alleged plot to destabilise Ekiti

Two movie practitioners assassinated in Benin

Malaria: WHO issues new guidelines on treatment, drugs

Army denies complicity in Jos killings, says Jang is naive

Commercial, govt activities picking up

Northern senators set up committee

Makama warns S’West against politicising locality survey

Begin electoral reform with sacking of Iwu, SNG urges Jonathan

Tribunal: INEC witness disowns Ifaki ward’s result

Jos killings: Afenifere urges FG to release past reports

NABTEB releases Nov/Dec 2009 results

Jang declares three-day fast

... culprits must be punished — NSCIA

Jos: Obasanjo, Soyinka disagree on cause of crisis

PHCN appeals for customers’ support

Fund, logistics delay eradication of inferior lubricants in January – DPR

Oshiomhole, EYV in war of words

CP links Oyo killings to politics

The cabal and Akunyili’s home truth

Learning from Malaysia

2006 census data unrealistic —Olubadan

Fraud: Ex-banker knows fate on May 4

Oil blocks: Judge fixes March 29 for Abebe, Statoil’s suit

Jonathan cancels FEC meeting

Petroleum Industry Bill and challenges ahead for oil industry

Oando positions gas pipeline for Lagos rail transit power requirement

Jos: We were sponsored, suspects tell police

Sights and sounds of SNG’s Abuja rally

Efenji: Police parade suspects, one still at large

Commission cautions minister on demolition of houses in FCT

Yar’Adua: FG to consider demands of Save Nigeria Group

“We will not allow crisis in Bornu”

Group plans national crime victimisation survey

ITU approves new standards to enhance telecoms services

Expert blames dearth of pasture for decline in dairy production

FG urged to enforce law on endangered species

Council impeaches chairman

Owoeri louds Heartland for players welfare

10 suspects held in Russia train bombing

Berezovsky wins poison libel case

US conceal terror suspect treatment, says ex-MI5 chief

Come and watch me play for Wigan- Moses tasks NFF

Bali bomber killed in Indonesia

NFF lines up four friendlies for Eagles

Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Before the next mayhem in Jos

FRSC begins Operation Eagle Eye in Anambra

Mercedes to inaugurate B-Class-based hatchback

Airbus accelerates A320 delivery to plug revenue drain

Avis Nigeria prepares chauffeurs for LSDI accreditation

GM to reinstate 661 closed dealers

China Southern Airlines shares rise on $1.6bn fundraising

Four die in Benin auto crash

Toyota moves past apologies, aims for sales

Kogi accident claims 60

New Lexus GS for release in 2011

Borrego, Kia’s midsized SUV for on-road performance

High-tech cars that will rule tomorrow

Confab to tackle challenges of truck, equipment business

Railways: Finding the way forward

When rewards assuage pains of traffic controllers

Pressure on Real to end last 16 jinx

Gallas suffers injury setback

San Siro goal my worst – Scholes

Oshiomhole mourns Idahor

Ibori: Delta elders send fresh petition to EFCC

Diouf could face jail

Afrobasket 2011: Nigeria knows fate today

Jonathan seeks Senate’s approval to appoint advisers

Lekki-Epe expressway: Extend development beyond Eleko, monarchs tell Fashola

Jos: Punish culprits, Makinde tells FG

Gunmen free S’African sports journalist

FG restates commitment to funding OOPL institute

Ogun govt raises alarm over training of militants in Ijebu

FA moves to block security breach

Why I won’t quit Heartland – Owoeri

Bolt should consider switching to 400m – Johnson

The best food for healthy skin

Northern governors chide perpetrators of mayhem

Farmers urge Alao-Akala to rehabilitate rural roads

Magistracy law: ‘Lagos AG has power to determine legal representation’

‘Undersea cables’ll complement existing services’

Global ‘green stimulus’ spending may triple in 2010, HSBC says

ACEN president lists industry challenges

S/Africa looks at reinstating aluminimim import duties

Doctor files $100m suit against Air France

Auchi Poly expels eight final year students, two others

‘State-owned teaching hospitals are under-performing’

NLC, TUC express concern over killings

Lapai LG spends N56.5m on health projects

GSK boosts access to cervical cancer vaccine

10 clubs for Zenith B’ball league

3SC returns to Adamasingba for Enyimba

Indoor meet: Nigerian athletes set to hit Doha

Oyinlola, Mark for UBTH Golf Course inauguration

Yemen offers talks with separatists

Fidson pledges commitment to quality services

Nigeria makes highest order for malaria drug

Rally: IG assures Soyinka, others of security

Fresh violence erupts in Ijoko Ota

Police mount 24-hour surveillance in Bauchi

‘Brand image building, critical to business growth’

Merkel urges ‘quick’ regulation as Greece takes plea to US

APC appoints regional manager

NCWS protests massacre

Citygate endows trust fund for enterprise development

MAN commends CBN on N500bn intervention fund

Mining: 20,000 delegates in Toronto for convention

Why FG suspended BPE boss – Investigation

AC blames FG for cycle of violence

Experts call for more efficacious malaria medicine

Agency boss urges cooperation on polio eradication

Support for Aquino wanes ahead of elections —Poll

Quake survivors put lives together in Turkey

MTN backs world golf challenge

Medical experts call for regular checks on athletes

Bolton holds on to Shittu

JSP sets up soccer firm

Niger-Delta region should be protected – Rep

Israel, Syria announce nuclear energy ambitions

Biden assures Israel of US security commitment

Nephrologists raise the alarm on increasing cases of kidney failure

Air travel could raise risk for heartbeat irregularities

Jos: Man killed in policemen, soldiers’ clash over suspects

Women empowerment: Akunyili commends menfolk

IT conference for LG bosses holds March 16

Cocoa producing states blame FG for fall in production

Aer Lingus considers 1,000 job cuts

656,000 farmers accessed N42bn agric loan, says CBN

Unilever budgets N25m for water, sanitation

NAICOM gets enforcement team for properties under compulsory insurance scheme

Ways to stay awake at work without caffeine

NEMA, SEMA officials escape attack in C’River

TruContact trains executives on sustainable management

Fake official demanded $2m bribe from Ibru – EFCC

CSR: Standard Chartered trains 10,000 girls

How NCS can guarantee foreign exchange savings

Fujitsu didn’t mislead investors, Tokyo Exchange says

Fuel scarcity: Prepare for harder times, Lukman warns Nigerians

I’ll sustain reform of Edo State — Oshiomhole

Sack uncooperative ministers, N’Delta leaders urge Jonathan

Impeach Yar’Adua now, Buhari tells N’Assembly

Take heed: It is the African God that suffers

Group begins campaign on free cleft surgery

Popular diet plans can unclog arteries

Myanmar junta unveils election laws

62% of voters turned out for Iraqi election —Officials

‘Vacuum, evidence of booby-traps in our constitution’

Aiyegbeni donates to charity

Glo-CAF awards: Mills, Rawlings, Kuffour to grace event

Kanu: Kalu advises Lagerback

NTTF invites 85 for C’wealth trials

‘N’ Assembly is part of PDP fraud’

Indonesia raids suspected militants

Indian upper house votes on women’s quota bill

Women group honours Nigerian UN Envoy

Fruit juices can affect kidney stone formation

MCC: Stemming maternal, child mortality at grass roots

FG assures on MDGs deadline

And the winner is… a woman!

Hold Jonathan responsible if Nigeria explodes – Soyinka

Tribunal: Oni hails Daniel’s victory

Vision 2020: Nigeria needs more reforms – OBG

China February car sales rise 55% on stimulus

Some depression relief, without drugs

31 explosives excavated in A’Ibom

Naira gains on oil firm dollar sales

Deadly sins for new hires

Adamawa Assembly approves N67.46bn budget for 2010

No gender equality in employment yet – ILO

NDLEA arrests woman with N10.5m heroin

Fire outbreak: Occupants recount ordeal as fire razes shopping mall

Five pastors arrested for operating illegal military outfit

Travails of poor breast cancer patients

‘Nigerian organisations are not out of the woods yet’

NAMB calls for accessible funds to stabilise microfinance sector

Employment: Why postgraduate qualification may not be an advantage

Discover high earning potential in outdoor catering services

ASI records 11.37% year-to-date return

Petroleum marketing stocks buoy market indices

Insecurity: AC accuses Oyo govt of laxity

Where there is no smoke

UK trade gap swells to widest since August 2008

FG probes N1.15tn debt incurred by NNPC

Yewa-Awori alleges marginalisation

Jos killings: Jang accuses army of complicity

Akintola, Okereke battle others for AMAA diadem

Yar’Adua and the lessons of his return

Caning: Is it correction or child abuse?

On the Presidential Projects Assessment Committee

Gut bacteria may spur obesity, research suggests

World Kidney Day: Between Yar’Adua’s N35m ambulance and plights of poor patients

In the obesity epidemic,one cookie makes little difference

Gates praises troops in southern Afghanistan

Iran sees political motive behind German asylum move

Another terror suspect arrested in Nigeria

Yar’Adua: For Reps, it’s a ‘no go area’

S’Africa 2010: England assured of safety

The challenges before Lagerback

How I crushed robbery victims to death – Driver

Jos crisis: Police, soldiers clash at Staff College

Hold military responsible for Jos mayhem, says Jang

IMPEACH YAR’ADUA NOW, BUHARI TELLS NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

AL-QAEDA TERRORIST Arrested IN NIGERIA FOR TRIAL IN US

31 civil war EXPLOSIVES EXCAVATED IN A’IBOM

Senate wants perpetrators of Jos crisis prosecuted, commend Jonathan

‘State owned teaching hospitals are under-performing’

Hold Jonathan responsible for successes, failures- Soyinka

Group calls for prosecution of masterminds of Jos violence

I can handle Super Eagles pressure- Lagerback

Agric ministry leads in budget performance -- Ruma

Ban tasks Nigeria on Jos violence

Aquino‘s lead in Philippines polls almost wiped out

Zimbabwe court upholds election of opposition Speaker

Yemen offers talks with separatists after crackdown

Police mobilise 1,000 for Saturday‘s bye election in Zamfara

Adamawa will not sponsor pilgrims--Nyako

Cyprus police find stolen corpse of ex-president

Group decries proposed increase in electricity tariff

Monday, March 08, 2010

2011: Re-election fever grips Akwa Ibom

Jos: 416 victims get mass burial

France reacts

...governor, senator hail judgment

Appeal court finally upholds Daniel’s election

… Ex-militants warn Reps

Return all vehicles, Edo Assembly tells ex-Speaker’s drivers

Jonathan sacks NSA

Agriculture: Sanusi decries huge funding gap

Senate to decide on Auditor-General this week

Declare March 8 work free day, TUC urges FG

Shagari chides Plateau leaders over crisis

2009 budget: Agric ministry records highest implementation level

Onovo summons CPs

ACF criticises renewed killings

CAN, NANS express shock

Nigeria owes international bodies N7bn unpaid dues, pledges

Anyim, others stranded, as protesting workers block highways

Lagos CJ reassigns Magistrate Court Law suit

Crime wave: Ondo police arrest 15, parade six kidnap suspects

FG suspends BPE DG

Waziri asks judges to expedite action on graft cases

How MDAs jerked up 2010 budget by N200bn – Report

Police arraign two brothers for theft

Football:Eagles without wings

Nwosu, ex-bank chiefs want judge to quash charge

Jonathan orders reopening of Ajaokuta Steel, NIOMCO

Naira Pools to take 15 fans to World Cup

Consolex, Oyebode lead BOA League

NECO duped us, applicants insist

AIG sells Alico unit to MetLife for $15.5bn

Edo wins rugby tourney

Glo-CAF award: Organisers plan spectacular show

Football not a girl’s game, Nugent tells Wenger

Stock futures rise slightly ahead of opening

Bayo Ohu: Police trail prime suspect

NANS directs UNAD, COE students not to pay new fees

China cautions against expecting fast yuan rise

Edo, fix Anegbette’s road

Standard Bank, OFID unveil African development financing initiative

Rooney fit for Old Trafford match

UI students win NUC’s doctoral theses award

Yar’Adua’s health

Nieketien cautions on new coach

You must improve, Alli tells Fasuba

Police on Iba road

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

Benzema out of Lyon clash

NCC/USPF commitment to ICT penetration strategic – Zinox boss

SMEs urged to take advantage of WiMAX network

Oceanic Bank: Management condemns picketing by junior workers

PHCN, Alapere

Greece relieved at EU backing, but strikes grow

Three feared killed as violence erupts again in

France urges world to turn to nuclear power

NIMN, CBN to collaborate on marketing regulation

Eight-year-old emerges youngest MCP in Africa

IBM to address infrastructure, risk challenges of banks

Fabregas blow for Arsenal

‘Agric training for unemployed graduates will reduce unemployment’

LASG, fix this road

Marseille moves to stop Taiwo

Replace ageing firemen, Ibadan residents tell Alao-Akala

Soludo fails to challenge Obi’s re-election at tribunal

NFF mourns Idahor

The case for federal character

‘Why Nigerian graduates are unemployable’

Sekula: The gender conscious writer

NB CEO gets new Heineken appointment in Mexico

Superbrands Nigeria returns with top brands

Terry dedicates goal to Chelsea fans

NCS to drive application of IT tools, strategies in governance

Beta Computers urges DacEasy accounting users to make upgrade

Unilever, others forecast enhanced profitability

Unreliable internet services

UnityKapital donates computers to Jigawa govt

Shell, PetroChina bid for Australian gas company

Fashola inaugurates new Judicial Service Commission

Women’s Day: Release Yar’Adua to talk to us, Soyinka tells Turai

Acute water scarcity hits Osogbo

Jos: Only arrest, trial of perpetrators can end crisis

Toyota chief says sees US sales recovery ahead

US to unveil new $100 note design in April

Open letter to the Acting President

The irony of democracy

HIV/AIDS: Curb mother-to-child transmission

Exploiting opportunities in air mattress retailing

CBN sells $400m in forex market

NSE delists Afprint

Oil prices rise above $82

Cyber security: Explorer 8 brings new hope

Digital divide: Finding effective means of bringing Internet to the grassroots

Real confident, Milan needs miracle

Ecobank Nigeria gets new managing director

Career Transition: How to get back into the workforce after losing your job

Blair’s autobiography to be published in September

No sir, I didn’t do it! – Ajayi

FIRS charges

Present political crisis, a conspiracy – Fasehun

2010: Can you afford to watch a match?

Lagerback wants Moses for World Cup

Politics and pains of obtaining doctoral degrees

Police arrest two suspects for forging bank cheques

Udenwa blames poor food production on Inadequate planning

Manager calls for increased stipends for immunisation officers

Oil nears 8-week high on weak dollar

UK, FG partner on sports development

Development of agribusiness critical to Africa‘s growth, says UN

Moses may play for Super Eagles after England snub

Man admits murder of social networking partner

Again, British soldier killed in Afghanistan

MURIC suggests military surveillance in Plateau

Egyptian doctors fight over allegation of certificate forgery

Jos violence: Death toll hits over 500

Sunday, March 07, 2010

Ijebu Ife crisis: New caretaker chairman woos monarchs

NMA to probe woman’s death after childbirth

‘Arrest Turai for treason’

NIS to arraign fraudulent passport applicants

SNG mobilises Nigerians for Abuja protest

N’Delta leader backs Akunyili

Jonathan must work on electoral reform now —CNPP

I did not plot any coup – Col. Ajayi

Centre laments unending killings, neglect

Greece does not need financial aid, says Merkel

Orji laments poor infrastructure in South-East

Nigerians are tired of PHCN’s excuses — Babalola

Buhari, Tinubu, others insist on rule of law

Ogun shortlists land revenue consultants

China says no request yet from Google for talks

Egyptian developers turn to middle priced projects

Japan’s notes complete another gain

Russia may scrap rouble for new customs union currency

Afribank boosts collections for PHCN

PAC: Ex-lawmakers laud Jonathan for appointing Nwuche

New building technology arrives in Nigeria

Rooney injury worries United

PCN seals four firms over unhealthy practices

US labour market poised for gains as jobless rate stabilises

Expert proffers solution to environmental toxicity

Edo: PDP, AC trade words over Reps’ motion

‘MPC’s decision won’t address credit crisis soon’

Davis Cup: France, Croatia into quarterfinals

Confusion hits DStv league

Firm to build fire stations in residential estates

Inter-bank rates hit multi-year low

Insecurity: Ondo govt, PDP trade blame

Water corporation to achieve 85% efficiency with Oando‘s N4bn IPP

‘Obama spending plan underestimates deficits’

Jonathan can’t perform well with current cabinet —Okonkwo

Ferguson rubbishes Red Knights link

UNN panel recommends expulsion of four students for roles in crisis

FCMB donates to Jos, Haiti victims

South African reserves decline for third consecutive month

Infosys Technolgies backs on pay-per-use model

STI says manpower development key to insurance expansion

Aviva seeks to buy Russian insurers at 75% discount

Oyo State adopts compulsory insurance

Xmn Technologies joins Nigerian ICT market

MTN‘s subscriber growth rate to slow in 2010 - Report

RBS, Lloyds asked to approve Ineos’s tax move to Switzerland

Ernst & Young 2009 report outlines top business risks

Post-UME: Sanction varsities charging more than N1,000, NCE tells NUC

Media administrator, Stanley Macebuh, dies at 67

Fixed-rate energy deals ‘unfair‘, consumer website says

PDP’ll maintain zoning at all levels — Chieftain

Trustees, SEC partner on market growth

Agents entice tenants to modern office complex in Apapa

Stakeholders canvass aggressive investment in sewage management

Kanu to meet Queen at Commonwealth reception

Bucks power past Cavs

Fasuba out of Doha indoor meet

Sudan criticises UN sanctions on Eritrea

Be more alive to your responsibilities on roads, Daniel tells FG

...Sudanese fans mourn

FG to collaborate with South-South on roads, housing projects

NLC plans mass rally for Iwu’s removal

Zhou says China should be ‘very cautious‘ in crisis exit

Why Edo approved new fees for AAU —Oshiomhole

Training of legislators, N’Assembly staff to gulp N1.099bn in 2010

‘Govt adopted wait and see approach to economic crisis’

Obama spending plan underestimates deficits

NiRA releases third level premium domains in .ng registry

Police clamp down on okada robbers in Lagos

IBM to boost ICT capacity of local firms

NAICOM commences activities to boost insurance penetration

AIG to approve sale of non-US life unit to MetLife

Afromedia’s profit drops by 22%

Restructuring: CBN to lay off top directors

Media and court proceedings

Stanbic IBTC Pension holds enlightenment forum for retirees

Insurance sector’ll soon experience reforms –Muhtar

Money sharing comes to Facebook

Fear grips Bayelsa officials as EFCC begins probe

Two JTF soldiers arrested for shooting youth leader

Consolidation signals getting stronger in tighter operating environment

Accountant, bank tussle over N20m investment

Judge fixes March 17 for ANPP lawmaker’s defection to PDP

Four US banks shut down as failure count hits 26

Bank PHB, Sterling Bank lead recovery

Kaduna to lose N20bn to fuel subsidy —Sambo

‘Nigeria stagnates in maternal mortality reduction’

International Women’s Day: Still far away from the promised land

Reps set to receive report on constitution amendment

Dollar rises against Yen as US loses fewer jobs than forecast

150 die in fresh Jos violence

Fresh initiatives to bolster power supply

Prosecute Halliburton bribery suspects now

OTC trading rises by 72%

Between AIG’s scorecard and minister’s assessment

When it comes to salt, no rights or wrongs, yet

Get well soon, Mr. President

Planning experts highlight socio-economic benefits of new towns

Worgu, Dolphins lament Idahor’s death

Chileans await aid one week after quake

Iraqis vote despite sustained militant attacks

Eagles: Omokaro backs Eguavoen, Amokachi

From the clash of white dwarfs, the birth of a supernova

Lekki I: Dearth of artisans slows down construction process

Jonathan must work on electoral reform now – CNPP

Hospital discharges Imoke after auto accident

UNN panel recommends expulsion of 4 students over roles in crisis

Suspected arsonists set Fayose’s LP office, vehicle ablaze

Robbers kill army lieutenant in Ibadan after writing promotion exam

September 11 attacks a ‘big lie’, says Iran‘s Ahmadinejad

Sylva sacks commissioner for ‘incompetence’

Overnight fire guts Nsukka market, destroys 80 shops

Buhari, Belgore, Tinubu others insist no alternative to rule of law

Nigerian footballer, Idahor, dies in Sudan

Togo opposition rejects election result, says Gnassingbe did not win

Go now, Mike Ahamba tells Yar’Adua

Canada backs Jonathan, warns against political crisis

Fresh violence erupts in Jos, 150 people killed

Saturday, March 06, 2010

AC slams ministers, governors over Jonathan

Crime: Telecoms firms frustrating Police – AIG

59,000 women bleed to death annually after child birth

Two feared dead, three injured in road mishap

Local council administrations need good leaders – Jonathan

Imoke, entourage in car accident

Hargreaves set to finally return

Don’t underrate me – Ruiz warns Haye

Balotelli can make Italy’s World Cup squad – Coach

150 countries confirm participation

Quarter-final, semi-final draws scheduled

Korea prepares for Eagles with match videos

Six world champions in US Doha squad

Nkoyo Ibori U-18 talent thrills Toblow

There’s more to football than kicking it (3)

World Cup: Semi-final target unrealistic – Esu

Pato doubtful for United return leg

Lyon will rise to Real challenge – Bastos

Lagerback: Bringing the ‘swagger’ back

‘I want my baby back’

Honey and children’s cough

2011 elections and the quest for senatorial seats

Kidnapping: Akpabio, opposition back to the trenches

Goodluck Jonathan: Same of the same?

Nigeria’s Joan of Arc

It’s possible Yar’Adua is not in Nigeria – Sen Solomon

Jonathan: Consolidating power in the Presidency

Angola: Land of affluence living with war, poverty

Professionals are few in Nigeria’s TV industry – Bisi Olatilo

To those who loathe a Jonathan presidency, wishes of some wisdom, good luck

It isn’t about Ngige but constitutionality

So they really want to kill Jonathan?

Aspirin may boost breast cancer survival

Diabetes drugs avandia, actos tied to fractures in women

I’ll never trust any man again

Taming monsters on Nigerian roads

World Kidney Day: Towards achieving healthy kidneys

FDA seeks reduction in radiation from medical scans

Severe sleep apnea has silver lining

NATO chief calls for Czech military boost in Afghanistan

What Condoleezza Rice said in Abuja

EU foreign ministers seek to calm furore over Ashton

Clinton to tackle drug trade with Latin America leaders

What do the hawks want?

S’Africa’s Zuma ends Britain trip in royal style

Living in the tropics reduces impact of current heat wave – Dr. Lanre Glover

What is your understanding about domestic violence? (2)

‘They told me to go buy blood for my wife but I met them packing her remains when I returned’

The level of greed in Africa has turned to sin – Michela Wrong, former Reuters journalist

Cassava mealybug invasion: Thailand moves to tap into IITA‘s expertise

African forum to address ATM frauds

Appeal Court to expedite hearing, disposal of maritime cases

NCC and sustainability in rural connectivity projects

Court orders Guru Maharaj ji to vacate property

SIM card registration poses challenge to mobile phone operators – Etisalat

FG plans creation of five million jobs in five years

Tanzanian govt eyes BP takeover

IYC warns against harm to Jonathan

EFCC yet to act on Igbinedion’s conviction

Germany rules out immediate aid for Greece

Latin America’s economy grows

What are the benefits of donating to charity?

Indices dip as stockbrokers predict market stability

Evangelist kills wife, four-week-old baby, Commits suicide

N’Delta: Delayed funding may hamper post-amnesty agenda

Principal makes case for extra-curricular activities in schools

JFE, BHP agree on 55% increase in coking coal price

Fear grips UCTH over attempt to steal equipment

***Business skills needed to succeed***

Using our business skills to improve global relief

China promises strong growth in ‘crucial year’

Stocks rise as concern on US job loss grows

More than warning from David’s acolyte

Cambridge approves Scholastic Hall’s programme

50 Cent sued for posting sex tape

Beef scarcity looms as cattle dealers commence strike on Monday

ICPC arrests judge, registrar

It’s too late to form mega party – anpp

Court nullifies lawmakers’ panel on Jos crisis

Gang Starr MC Guru suffers heart attack

DVC tasks stakeholders in education on sports development

From master clay potter, new life for water pot

Ndukwe’s imminent exit and the competition for succession at NCC

South Africa wants pension funds to spur development

Acquiring the knowledge and skills to succeed in business

Mastering your libido – The promiscuity challenge (1)

The Halliburton Tales: Corruption alias Nigeria

My polygamous father advised me never to be a polygamist –Senator Mustapha

Make big feet look smaller

I trip over my neighbour’s baby

Nigerians are currently paying inflationary cost of deregulation – Sanusi

Toyota chief urges company to ‘restart’

Embracing senior citizenship with a new ode

Provost canvasses law for promotion of welfare of disabled people

Teachers appeal to Lagos State over FG scheme

Pussycat Dolls loses two members

Daniel Radcliffe addresses gay rumours

Danjuma rejected VP slot to chair PAC

Campari promises to sustain cultures of beauty and quality

Activist flays INEC for electoral fraud

Opposition kicks in C’River as PPA plans mass defection to PDP

Yar’Adua: Sultan, emirs stalled senators’ impeachment move

Shakira pairs tennis pro in new video

I’ve not featured in movies recently because the scripts I’ve been receiving are wishy-washy – FD

M-Net digs deep into indigenous films

Love of money, few libraries, cause of dying reading culture – Dr. Ikpaahindi

Dentistry equipment expensive but compulsory for students – Dr. Sofoluwe, dental technologist

Yar’Adua: Primordial governors offer scant consolation

Deaths from PHCN high-tension cables

On winning Fidelity promo, OJEZ bouncer smiles to site

Margery Okadigbo – I eat to maintain my skin tone

...and they lit up the city

Equities delay reaction... Despite CBN’s accommodative monetary policy stance

Fuel scarcity: IPMAN raises surveillance team to monitor, tame erring members

PEP TALK

When money dictates love beats

These damning phone revelations again!

Short cut to hell

My ordeal in the hands of armed robbers is parable of the nature of Nigeria – Bishop

SSS was trailing me in Abuja with two cars everyday during the June 12 crisis – Sam Omatseye

Hair styling: Learning from your favourite movie star

Yar’Adua and the underdevelopment of a nation

The epiphany of Theophilus Danjuma as psychotherapy

I was not responsible for Waliu’s sack –Olopade, Ogun commissioner

Karzai urgesTaliban to stop attacking schools

Bashir slams UN sanctions on Eritrea

Galaxy wants Donovan to return in March

Crisis trails Togo poll, two camps claim win

UN to start troop withdrawals from Congo in June

FG canvassed cooperation of state governments in Niger Delta development

Friday, March 05, 2010

Amao, Babalade impressed by Super Eagles’ display

Rivals test Bordeaux’s determination

McCarthy: I snubbed Kaka’s shirt because of my family

Terry suffers broken orbital bone

Arsenal not giving up the chase

Gignac on the comeback trail

Parrott considers quitting snooker after failure

Shawcross sorry but will not change style

Sevilla targets Real‘s Bernabeu record

Glo league: Leaders tighten grip on top spot

Athlete bans mother from games

Iverson’s wife files for divorce

I smell London 2012 gold but…

We won’t drop points against Kwara –Showemimo

Ekiti receives commendation over sports development

FRANCE, ARGENTINA WILL DO WELL IN SOUTH AFRICA –EVRA

Nigeria should not rely on a player for too long – Olarinoye

Waste several lives but save the ammo! (2)

NNPC incurs N200bn loss, N146bn liabilities –Lukman

Beef scarcity looms as cattle dealers declare strike

British Council to close centres in Nigeria

New SEC DG states priority

...Nullifies sacking of Longe as First Bank MD

We‘ll do everything to sustain democracy –Saraki

Vehicle insurance: Dealing with motorists’ indifference, fake operators

Ify rocks with De Revelation

Ruined Yukos seeks billions from Russia at rights court

Plateau Assembly passes N76.4bn budget

Getting married was one of my biggest miracles in life –Pastor Busola Jegede

Ado-Ekiti hospital to begin kidney transplant soon –CMD

ECB chief hails Greek austerity measures

Retailers report strong gains for February

GUS: Showkey, Weird MC ready for showdown

Ahead 2011: PDP reconciles Sambo, Makarfi

2010 budget: Reps blame executive for delay

Why NASS has not passed AMC bill –CBN

Saving the lives of policemen (1)

Why I support Jonathan – Aliyu

Top 5 ways to generate low cost website traffic

I don‘t enjoy my marriage at all

Omawumi showcases boobs in London

Microsoft COO sees gradual recovery

Suntech posts $50m profit in 4th quarter

Expose kidnappers, Ohakim challenges youths

Those who call me Ejike Asiegbu’s stooge are senile –Chuma Onwudiwe

I’m not worried that Trybesmen broke up –Blaise, female rap artiste

Some of the nicest and most exciting people I have ever met are Nigerians –Roget Uys, CEO, GNLD

Job seekers accuse NECO of fleecing them of N29m

Citi CEO says bank has transformed

AIG units settle discrimination charges

Battle for ownership of fish ponds leaves community leader, six others dead

Dimeji Debuts With “When Da Praise Goes Up”

Seantero launches new album

I don’t love her but how do I tell her?

Youths who have learnt the art of selfless giving

One year of Mimiko: LP displaces PDP in Ondo

RE: The attitude of gratitude

Supreme Court sets fresh hurdle before Yar’Adua

Governor charges Kebbi LG administrators

Ooni, Anyaoku hail African civilisation

Obasanjo explodes again

My ex-student became my boss after my tenure as VC – Prof. Ayo Banjo

Poverty and betrayal by my first wife nearly drove me into crime –Ishmail Irawo

First impression matters

Edo Assembly won’t be Oshiomhole’s rubber stamp –New Speaker

Flap with a shoulder wonder

Changing a habit

Tame breast cancer to enjoy your sex life (I)

He wants to make me his second wife

Keppy Ekpeyong, Fred Amata show love at the airport

Patrick Doyle clocks 50

Addressing project management failures

ASI slides by 0.03%

Retired DIG, lawyer in showdown over disputed house

Bank of America warrants sale raises $1.54bn

I‘m not overwhelmed by the challenges of reviving Nigerian railways – Sijuade

My parents would have become movie artistes, if they had been educated – Jonas Agwu

Brown says too early to lift sanctions against Zimbabwe

FRSC warns officers against bribery

Homosexuality, juju, and ritual ceremonies are the bane of Nollywood –Ernest Asuzu

Shadow parliament: Olumhense

Injury rules Bosingwa out of World Cup

Niger government boosts SMEs with 18 microfinance banks

Anambra guber poll: Ngige, AC File petition

Chad prime minister resigns

The 2003 War in Iraq was right- Brown

Owen out for the season

COSATU is moving to opposition politics- ANC

Inter-clan fighting kills 14 in central Somalia

Thursday, March 04, 2010

Rita Dominic, Ramsey Nouah pull out of GUS celebrity showdown

Films with adverts disqualified as AMAA set for nomination in Ghana

Big rap battle coming

Royal Madness, Save the Prince

Frank Edoho on WWTBAM UK?

Ill Blliss joins Capital Hill

Star Quest kicks off tomorrow

Sigma Club returns music carnival to UI

How Paul Play’s partner, Tony Tonero died

Being funny is serious business

Kokoro: Even death cannot stop his melody

Abandoned excavator sets Stabilini against Ibadan residents

INEC witness confesses over-voting in Oni’s town

Jonathan locks Aliero, Abbe out of PAC’s inauguration for lateness

Tinubu dissociates self from Mega Party, tackles PDP

‘Fiscal Responsibility Act will promote sound governance’

‘Sanction President’s personal physician’

Standard Bank full-year profit falls 20% on bad loans

DVCF Oil & Gas to list share on NSE

How my daughter died in my presence — Witness

Only invocation of section 144 can resolve crisis — AC

Ex-DIG restrained over invasion of property

Police, okada robbbers in shootout

Experts predict market stability in March

Blue chip losses drag indices down

2010 budget increased by N300bn

Corrupt policemen won’t go unpunished –Edo CP

Drug trafficking persists despite sanctions

N5.2bn scam: Judge dismisses Elumelu, Mohammed’s application to quash charge

Preventing blindness through awareness

NCF invites 118 for Olympiad trials

Govt is committed to poverty eradication – AMTI boss

Korea’s trade balance returns to surplus

SON trains staff to stem corruption

Financial boost for Davis Cup nations

Domenech defends Les Bleus

88 ships expected at Lagos ports

China key to unlocking US trade agenda

Johnson & Johnson to expand products portfolio

Levy hike to hurt SMEs

Mimiko’s 12-point agenda

Woods will be at Masters – Nicklaus

Ibenegbu targets World Cup place

Walcott doesn’t understand football – Waddle

Police at Ojota

We are satisfied with Jonathan’s actions so far — Senate

Court blocks separate claims against UBS on Madoff

Association advocates total ban of frozen chicken

US to strengthen trade with India in 2010

NITEL bid winner yet to get offer letter

Lagos to save N600m annually with Oando IPP

Exports, global revival lift Australia’s earnings

Hospitality industry protests double taxation

Eurozone rates maintained at one per cent

Aso Rock’s power play

Bankole threatens to suspend lawmakers

NDLEA officers’ murder

NBA: Anthony leads Nuggets to victory

Ebewele decries preparation for Delhi 2010

Premier League rejects play-offs idea

Terry lucky to be alive – Tevez

$1bn oil block

Police hunt killers of Oyo LG boss

What’s NLC up to?

Senate begins consideration of AMC bill

Stock futures edge higher ahead of jobless claims data

NIFST laments exclusion of professionals in food processing

Lafarge Egypt considering cement licence bid

Edo crisis: Oshiomhole slams Reps’ resolution

‘Weak Doha trade deal would hurt WTO’

‘Renewable energy achievable in 10 years’

Kraft plans up to 150 Cadbury job cuts

Etisalat plans $700m investment in Nigerian market

Row over Yar’Adua’s health status, threat to Nigeria’s corporate existence — ACF

Super Eagles’ coach

Ferguson can spend Ronaldo cash – Gill

NPL election: Baribote, Owumi cleared, Jaja dropped

Glo-CAF awards: Keshi, Bocande clash

Adriano to return to Europe

Yar’Adua’s resumption

Secondary school teachers have a right to form union –ASUSS President

Electoral reform

NLC blames Yar’Adua’s ‘kitchen cabinet,’ PDP for succession crisis

Governors committed to sustenance of democracy —Saraki

Militants attack Agip facility in Niger Delta

Zimbabwe forces foreign firms to give up majority stake

Firms partner on publishing business

Panasonic embarks on expansion drive, opens showroom

Onward Paper Mill invests N3bn in plant

FG targets 700 vessels yearly under new ship register

Oil, IT firms collaborate on hydrocarbon recovery

FG to help indigenous oil firms access credit facilities

Robbers kill two, attack judge, politician in Akure

Kidnappers of journalists, others targeted CBN convoy —Report

Yar’Adua’s health issue

Ogun rewards Africa’s best teacher with new house, promotion

514 clubs for Federation Cup

I’m ready to work with Lagerback – Eguavoen

S/final target is realistic – Lagerback

Terry grateful to crowd

Pupils map out blueprint for greater Nigeria

Still on Yar’Adua

Principal lauds varsity, poly for donating computers

Nigeria Police, a failure – FG

2011: Sambo, Makarfi reconcile, end two-year-old feud

Why FG projects are being probed – Jonathan

South Africa to restructure economy for more jobs

CTN will improve cargo security –NCMDLCA

Consumers laud LG as promo ends

We’re not aware of luxury bus attack —FRSC

Economic meltdown: NGO feeds 75,000 hungry people

Between comatose infrastructure and thieving leadership

Developing fishing industry for wealth creation

Shell’s $19bn gas plant opens in Qatar

Electricity tariff to rise this year – NERC

Business plan as an important tool for successful investment

Govt set to ensure adequate weights, measures

AC faults PDP elders’ attack on Tinubu

Take decisive actions now, Danjuma tells Jonathan

‘Investment in industrial parks’ll aid Nigeria’s industrialisation’

Did Agbado/Oke-Odo LG order this?

Where is Yar’Adua?

Honour killing and domestic violence

Niger’s new military rulers

‘Vocational training is the best tool to eradicate poverty’

Nigerian twins make history, enter UK secondary school at nine

Argentina can win World Cup – Maradona

Nigeria has more stars than Sweden – Lagerback

Impeachment: Lawmakers battle for supremacy in Edo

JTF uncovers militant recruitment camp in Bayelsa

Why I am probing ongoing FG projects-- Jonathan

Aliero, Abbe locked out of PAC inauguration for late-coming

Fayemi uncovers over voting in Oni’s town as INEC closes defence

Yar’Adua: We are satisfied with Jonathan’s actions so far-Senate

Governors back Yar’Adua for selfish interest –SNG

Police rescue abducted senator‘s mother

Slug: N4.1trn 2010 budget increased by N300bn.

Robbers kill businessman; attack judge, AC governorship candidate in Akure

Act now to save Nigeria , Danjuma challenges Jonathan

Militants attack Agip facility in Delta State

UNICEF wants $24.8 million for Eritrean fund

S’ Africa‘s tourist traffic up 3.6 pct in 2009

Togo polls open with past violence, fraud worries

EU, Mauritius sign mega aid deal

Robbers kidnap five-year old British boy in Pakistan, demand £100,000 ransom

Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Man accuses Osun hospital of complicity in wife’s death

Ijebu-Ife: My life is in danger, says sacked LG boss

FCT shifts deadline on resettlement of inhabitants

10 million Nigerian children out of school — UBEC

Maternal mortality, highest killer of women — Mimiko

Ogun Assembly: Former Speaker, member remain suspended, one year after

Don canvasses ethical revolution as remedy for bad governance

Govt parleys health workers, promises to pay new salary structure

Tribunal: Aregbesola accuses Oyinlola of delay

Ukrainian parliament forces out PM

Senate moves to investigate rising crime wave

PHCN orders removal of structures under transmission lines

US-based NGO budgets N75m to reduce maternal deaths

FG pays N3bn for road rehabilitation in Katsina

Constitutution Review: Senate committee to submit report next week

Jonathan urged to ensure credible election, food security

Nigeria slides in FIFA rankings

‘Tinapa can generate N100bn yearly’

Mudslides: Ugandans use hands to dig out mud as death toll rises to 86

Agreements for N2.4bn NAPEP contract missing —Kpakol

NNPC, JV partners must apply for lPP licences – NERC

Gnassingbe faces six rivals as Togolese elect new president today

Lawmakers at loggerheads with NNPC on Kaduna refinery

Globacom to send 70 fans to UK

Ban Ki-moon supports Jonathan

Report any interference to us, Reps tell Jonathan

Real Madrid eyes Luiz

Sugar imports 60 new cane arieties

NBF to select boxers for YOG

N’Delta group wants ‘kitchen cabinet’ blacklisted

Bankole denies confirming coup threat

Court restrains NPL from conducting election

Reps halt N64bn Abuja airport project

‘Ethiopia famine aid spent on weapons’

UN council ready to tackle Iran nuclear issue

ERHC targets 2015 for JDZ fields’ start up

Bauchi govt approves 50 per cent increase in pensions

OOUTH resident doctors bemoan unpaid salaries

N15m bribe: Court jails fake ICPC official

NIMASA tasks CBN on multinationals

‘Nigerian content in the oil industry has improved’

FMBN pays investors N2.5bn

Police investigate alleged armed robbery attack on luxury bus

Covenant Ground to construct 150,000 bpd refinery in Ondo

Suicide bombers kill 31 in Iraqi city

US, EU, UNDP, oil majors partner FG on post-amnesty programme

New coach best for Nigeria – Kanu

FEC, Senate decline to debate Yar’Adua’s health condition

Yar’Adua: Court grants review of FEC resolution

Amodu should be Lagerback’s assistant – Iloenyosi

UNIDO to establish green energy plant

‘Acting’ with a committee of 26 wise men

New technology to turn old palm trees to timber introduced

Akiolu to grace Lagos polo tourney

Nigeria is run like patrimony —Utomi

Jonathan bars ministers from making public comments

Yar’Adua’s return: TUC urges N’Assembly to probe military involvement

World Cup: Lagerback rules out automatic places

Deregulation: FG to slash tariff on fuel imports

Obama to push healthcare overhaul into final act

Quake: Nigeria donates $100,000 to Malawi

Growing business opportunities in telecommunications

After a stroke, high risk for a recurrence

Women need more help after heart attack

Brass LNG Project: FID may be taken in first quarter 2011

Is this cabal more powerful than Nigeria?

Nigeria can learn from South Korea

SSS arrests man for impersonation

Police recover gun in Lagos cemetery

Tourism: On Olumo Rock, devotees pray on naira

Illegal detention: Judge orders Navy to pay N15m damages

EFCC arraigns ex-gov, 18 others for N15bn contract scam

ASI slips by 0.07% in bearish trading

Standard Chartered’s profit rises to $5.15bn

We never asked Plateau indigenes to leave Bauchi- Speaker

FG may consider review of LPG tariffs

CBN extends deadline for phasing out old N5, N10 and N50 notes

Kogi Govt, rehabilitate Ogori General Hospital

Nigeria’s oil sheikhs

Rebranding the NYSC

One year after, impeached Ogun Speaker, Oseni, remain suspended

Senate sets up committee to investigate rising violent crimes.

10 million school-aged Nigerian children out of school - UBEC

FCTA to spend N5 bn on Abuja Indigenes‘ Resettlement

Again, Senate shoots down motion on Yar’Adua’s health

Yar’Adua never a servant-leader – LP

FEC silent on Yar’Adua’s health as six-man delegation presents report

Ex-Gov Adamu, 18 others arraigned on 149 count charge

Yar’Adua’s mother relocates to Abuja

Governing coalition falls in Ukraine

C’River engages World Bank to curb reckless spending

Group backs Reps over Edo Council bosses suspension

Yar’Adua: N’Delta group wants ‘kitchen cabinet’ blacklisted

Malaria kills .3m Nigerian children annually - Commissioner

Darfur rebels threaten to quit peace talks

Congo DR to arrive hours before friendly - NFF

Suicide bombings kill 31 in Iraq

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Rising above adversity: A journalist’s life after stroke

FG loses N174bn to pipeline vandalism, repairs

PPMC, major marketers meet to resolve resurgent petrol scarcity

Unknown persons blown up Shell’s Kokori flow station

Contractor paid N2.4bn up front for NAPEP contract

Intrigues, power play of NPL election

NERC gives IPPs performance deadlines

Jonathan begins probe of agric ministry, others

Dangote, Siemens sign $95m gas turbine contract

CBN sets aside N500bn for power projects

Red Knights confirm United interest

NBA: Nowitzki leads Mavs to victory

Spain offers richest World Cup reward

Hleb open to Prem return

Gazidis praises Wenger

Kallon moves to China

I’m not interested in Italy job – Ancelotti

El-Hadary praises Rooney

United drops in rich list

Lawyers League debuts in Lagos

Rangers not under pressure to win league – Dike

Germany, Argentina set Munich alight

Lagerback is tough, Alfa warns Eagles

3SC set for Adamasingba return

National conference on football to hold in Abuja

Deco wants to quit Chelsea

South Africa ready for the world – FIFA

Billie Jean joy for Venus

‘Jonathan’s acting presidency, illegal until …’

Utomi’s group demands Yar’Adua’s immediate removal

Group seeks N’Assembly’s intervention

Don’t spare President, CNPP, 3G tell FEC

Troop deployment in order — Reps Senate keeps mum

...SERAP demands sworn statement on medical records

Implement NIPSS study reports, Amaechi tells FG

Amaechi orders DPOs’ transfer over ilegal bunkering

Isolation: Doctors fault Yar’Adua’s chief physician

Calling UNIMAID

Playing dirty politics

Sports journalist flees kidnappers’den

More inmates granted amnesty in A’Ibom

Residents protest police killing at checkpoint

Bayelsa lawmakers deny plot to impeach governor

PDP moves to woo back Andy Uba, Ukachukwu, others

Enugu Govt, develop Isi-Ugwu

Portsmouth’s protection from creditors challenged by tax office

China sticks to diplomatic approach on Iran

Geithner, Summers leading search for successor to Fed‘s Kohn

FG, this is unpatriotic

Forget 2011 presidency, PDP, govs tell Jonathan

N’Delta: FG to train 20,192 ex-militants locally, abroad

We’ll resist godfathers in 2011 —Ajimobi

Ondo farmers allege land encroachment by government officials

Fire guts ex-Oyo Gov’s house

PDP seeks probe of bomb scare in Edo Assembly

Majidun in 17-month darkness

CF Industries makes $4.73bn offer to buy rival

Learning to handle terminations emotionally

Hungary to take 95 per cent stake in Malev

Dynamite blast kills 19 people in Yemen

Dubai asks FBI to check credit cards in Hamas hit

How to take a vacation from your small business

Oil rises, trades $79 a barrel as equity markets advance

Turai, tell us the truth

Where’s Yar’Adua?

Migraine tied to raised multiple sclerosis risk

Restrictions on plasma from female donors may need revisiting

Army won’t be dragged into politics —Danbazzau

Ogun hands over schools to Lagos

Court adjourns Uwazurike’s trial

Ekiti removes illegal billboards

Robbers kill 4 cops, burn two police vans in Anambra

Rwandan president‘s widow held in France over genocide

Yar’Adua: AC commends military, disowns Lagos chapter

Heel-first walking conserves energy

Group donates 25 wheel chairs to the less-privileged

Check this policeman

Mary sings for love at Easter

Assemble the team now

Heavy snow wreaks havoc in US Northeast

Emerging-market stocks rise to five-week high

ICSAN, CSCS partner on manpower development

Japan Airlines to cut 5% of jobs – Report

UK rejects America’s help in Falklands dispute

Chile extends curfew to quell looting after earthquake

Australia raises interest rates to 4%

UK opinion polls point to hung parliament

Ice deposits found at Moon’s pole

General, prosecutor charged in Turkey plot case

Sovereign CDS trading to be probed by EU

How to tackle unemployment in Nigeria – Experts

Euro drops to lowest in 10 months against dollar

GM triples Opel investment pledge

SAHCOL appoints new COO

Allied Irish Banks make huge loss

Singapore buys stake in Rome airports

The coach we need

The Yar’Adua saga

At 70, ‘Honest Man’ grows younger with words and sound

Doing an about-face on ‘overmedicated’ children

Ministry donates drugs to Plateau hospitals

Crestor approval expanded for people without high cholesterol

Yar’Adua‘s health divides Turai, family members

Judge withdraws from Magistracy Court Law suit

Producers of banned local gin devise new methods

Onitsha market traders demand election

Jos crisis: S’West group to meet Northern govs

2011: Lagos PDP has put winning strategies in place–Gbajabiamila

‘No serious politician in Osun will collect his N3m fee back’

EFCC freezes Ogun LG’s bank accounts

Helicopter: LP slams Oni for attack on Fayose

Teenager stabs colleague to death over N200

Two die during tussle over fish pond

Encounter with another Goodluck

Court grants interim forfeiture order against Atuche’s assets

US extends Zimbabwe sanctions for another year

Why we won’t impeach Yar’Adua now – Reps

N233m fraud: Couple gets bail

Pharmacist advises Nigerians on use of amino acids

Aro seeks integration of mental health into primary health care

As girls become women, sports pay dividends

My fans laugh until their heads ache – Baba Sala

The Phantom of the Aso Rock

France rejects condition for lifting ban on music festival

Nigeria and the crisis of leadership in Africa

Osun’s revenue officials

Yar’Adua’s return

Worsening electricity crisis

‘2011 BMW X1 is new star of SUV’

Google to buy photo-editing site Picnik

FG urged to create enabling environment for employment

‘Organisations should invest in time of crisis’

Lyondell rejects $14.5bn Reliance bid

Lead banks raise pay as UK efforts to cut compensation fall flat

Toyota Nigeria unveils new generation Land Cruiser Prado

45 dead, hundreds missing in Ugandan landslide

UN Chief lauds women groups in advancing gender equality

Senate democrats propose plan to reinstate jobless benefits

CBN to provide $3.3bn facility for power projects

Nine die as rival groups clash in Kogi

Early morning fire kills siblings in Osogbo

Post Amnesty: FG to train 20,192 ex-militants locally, abroad

Pension industry asset to hit $30bn by 2015- NPC boss

Bayelsa Assembly denies impeachment plot against Sylva

Bankole’s role in Yar’Adua saga unfortunate – Group

NNPC lost N174bn to pipeline vandalisation in 10 years - Barkindo

Niger Delta youths threaten NDDC over N3bn road contract

N233m Fraud: Court grants bail to couple

Canada wants Nigeria to participate in Winter Olympics

Robbers kill 4 cops, burn 2 patrol vans in Anambra

Yar’Adua: AC denies accusing Nigerian Army of insubordination

PDP moves to bring Uba, Ukachukwu, others back

Jonathan to parley NNPC, Security chiefs over pipeline vandalisation

Turai, CSO, ADC sued for hiding Yar’Adua

GM to recall 1.3m cars for steering fix

Committee to seek new credit growth initiative

BP to quit Namibia, four other Southern African nations

Police detain 17 officers over extra-judicial killings

‘Why NFF chose Eguavoen, Amokachi’

Monday, March 01, 2010

Jonathan and the tough road ahead

Premier League clubs borrowing from money lender

FOI Bill not for journalists alone — Lawan

Edo trains 500 officers in community policing

Alleged murder: Tenant drags landlord to court

School relocation: Ekiti communities embark on fasting, prayers

N330m bursary fraud: Mimiko indicts scholarship board

Rooney ready to face Egypt

Dunga maintains Ronaldinho snub

RMRDC to establish cottage industries in Kogi

Bayelsa ouster excites Gazelle coach

Oni accuses Fayose of security breach, petitions IG, SSS

Ekiti partners consultants on issuance of digitalised C of O

Motorcyclists get free helmets, raincoats

Yar’Adua’s health: Use of public funds to deceive Nigerians shameful — Aliyu

… I have two signatures — PDP witness

Seven Falconets set for Falcons

PepsiCo maintains 2010 earnings forecast

Korean investors to build low cost houses

Saha out of Spain game

NSC plans Liberty Stadium rehabilitation

DR Congo hits Abuja on Tuesday

‘Create more river basin authorities in South-East’

Toyota slips into China on damage control mission

Yar’Adua: Ribadu, 45 others form shadow parliament

Tribunal: INEC defends alterations in Ido-Osi results

Court remands suspected Lagos bomber

NRC to resume transit service in Lagos, others

Auto crash: Fasehun, driver escape death

Obama’s enquiry about Yar’Adua’s health in order –Sagay, Okotie, Oyebode

EU, Greece discuss more cuts amid bailout reports

Professionals seek full privatisation of power sector

Evra proud to follow Cantona

New role a blessing for Amodu – Osaile

Intel, Orange collaborate on software platform

Telecoms CEOs strategise for sector growth

South African Airways gets first female CEO

Firm boosts recruitment process with video CV technology

Firm unveils well intervention reporting services

Omatek‘s partnership with AIT, catalyst for growth – Seriki

FG may appoint Tiamiyu as new MD of NDIC

‘US is planning dramatic reductions in nuclear weapons’

Election petitions: CPC faults INEC proposal

Old apartheid flag banned

Lady golfers prepare to host African meet

Dredging of River Niger 60% completed –Minister

UK’s Prudential buys AIG’s Asian unit for $35.5bn

Meningitis: FG distributes 370,000 vaccines

Niger Speaker dragged to court over lawmaker’s defection

Edo senators split over NDDC nominee

‘NDLEA is empowered to arrest, detain drug suspect’

Ex-minister demands Jonathan’s inauguration as President

Gunmen kidnap three sports reporters near Warri

Anxiety in N’Assembly over Yar’Adua’s health

US consumer spending grows

FG to increase food reserve to 1.325 million tonnes

Confed Cup: Enyimba, Wolves get opponents

Oloyede, Ipaye disagree over Amodu

Yar’Adua: PDP, a failed party – MSM

Karadzic defends holy war in genocide trial

Opposition accuses Museveni of preparing son to lead Uganda

‘Abia has 7,800 cooperative societies’

NEXIM may institute legal actions against debtors

ICT: Need for effective regulation in an evolving market

WiMAX subscriptions to experience rapid growth

Women key to Shell’s operations – MD

Life insurance policy for public servants takes effect

Online voting lines for Beacon Awards closes next week

MTN CEO to quit in March

ASI records 1.73% growth in February

CBN may keep interest rate unchanged

Fashola signs N389.57bn budget into law

Our escape from shadows of death – Corps members

Measles kills over 100 children in Zimbabwe

Al-Qaeda recruiting members from Nigeria, Chad, Mauritania – US

PDP members warming to join NDM–Princewill

Akpoborie warns Largerback against unfit players

Ferguson wary of Gunners threat

Shell can’t shut gas pipelines – NNPC

Oil bounces above $80

Bomb scare in Edo Assembly

Al-Mustapha: Court admits SIP video tape in evidence

‘Salary reductions in the best interest of LGs’

Enwerem’s son’s application dismissed

N14.2m fraud: Banker gets four-year jail term

Man, wife burnt in Okada, car accident

EU commends Jonathan, N’Assembly

Sack Yar’Adua’s ‘kitchen cabinet’ now, NBA urges Jonathan

Global factories enjoy bumper February

Economy’ll meet 6.1% target growth in 2010 – Babalola

Terry hits back at Bellamy

I would rather die than apologise to Materazzi – Zidane

Nigeria hasn‘t been lucky to have a visionary leader –Williams

Iwu: The storm gathers

Russia, Georgia to reopen border crossing

Clinton to bring telecommunications gear to quake-hit Chile

Obasanjo leads AU delegation to Lome to monitor elections

UTME can’t eliminate discrimination against poly graduates – LASPOTECH rector

Fire destroys flats in FESTAC Town

Don’t shoot down Sanusi’s reform

All we need is one-point agenda

Stop the Yar’Adua distraction

Boosting your future savings through life insurance

Intercontinental Bank denies acquisition bid

Continental Re writes off N1.3bn, posts N307m loss

Market rebounds as indices rise marginally

WAFICT Congress to open new ICT frontiers for West Africa

Beta Computers appointed NCR retail solutions partner

Make employment creation a priority – ILO chief

Opposition accuse Museveni of ‘preparing son to lead Uganda’

PDP, EKWUEME, SOLUDO SPEAK ON OBI’S ELECTION THIS WEEK

NDDC appeals to Ilaje youths over N6bn Shore Protection Project

EFCC ARREST AMERICAN OVER $760, 668 COUNTERFEIT CHEQUES

Kidnapped Council chairman’s wife regains freedom in C’River

Nigeria on course for 6.1 pct growth--FG

Hundreds feared dead in Darfur clashes: UN

Fashola signs N389.57bn budget for 2010 into law

Serious racketeering at Ondo Scholarship Board shocks me – Mimiko

One killed, houses razed in communal clash in Ijoko-Ota

Bomb scare at Edo House of Assembly

EU backs Jonathan’s efforts to stabilise Nigeria, welcomes Yar’Adua’s return

Abdul Mutallab: FG to increase surveillance on foreign tourists

Cameroon face Portugal, Slovakia in pre-World Cup friendlies

Niger military leader raises alarm on famine

Earthquake: Chile steps up rescue efforts

New Super Eagles coach will have no security escort, says NFF

World Bank offers to help Chile earthquake victims