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The Punch News Archive for October 2010Rss

Friday, October 29, 2010

ACN mourns Ekiti deputy speaker

Vandals attack Eni pipeline, 4,000 bpd affected

Kidnappers free Indian teacher

FCMB to acquire Finbank

My husband starves me of sex, woman, 58, tells court

N9.3bn wrong posting: NAWOJ, NBA may sue First Bank

Fire guts AIT/Raypower station in Kano

Kwara electoral commission assures of fair LG poll

2011: Sylva is intimidating us – Ebebi, others

Park probe: We’ll soon present our report – Lawmaker

PDP still supreme in South-West –Lagos governorship aspirant

Ciroma group gang up against Jonathan’ll fail – Gov Aliyu aide

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Chaos at opposition parties’ meeting

2011: VP’s aide denies governorship ambition in Kaduna

Federal doctors in Lagos plan strike

Accreditation: Fashola assures LASU students

FG to ban residential buildings near quarry sites

Law school seeks more funding

UK court orders detention of Nigerians’ cash

African Church okays FG’s new policy on pilgrimage

Monarch urges politicians to shun violence

Cleric makes national anthem compulsory at Catholic Church events

Fayemi denies alleged redeployment of civil servants

S’West pensioners threaten boycott of screening

NULGE picks officers

Three feared dead in Lagos NURTW clash

Mimiko defends appointment of new CJ

Edo assembly confirms transitional LG chairmen

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Mass redeployment of civil servants under way in Ekiti

NDLEA discovers 43-hectare Indian hemp farm

Guinness employees give school facelift

FRSC frowns on party logo as number plates

Flour Mills donates to varsity

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Lagos accident: There was no police checkpoint – DPO

Assets: Appeal court grants Akingbola’s request

Obasanjo, Andrew Young, Femi Pedro in closed-door meeting

Ansar-Ud-Deen elects Okunnu as president

FG disburses N14bn for ecological projects in six months

Judge stops AP from holding AGM

Presidency clarifies position on abuse of protocol

Ondo judiciary workers protest against retiring CJ

Motorists cry over East-West road

Floods wreck Anambra farmlands

Widow appeals to Ekiti college for husband’s entitlements

My three years in office eventful — Amaechi

ACN loses bid to stop Kwara LG poll

US court jails Nigerian for N60m credit card scam

Reps probe peacekeeping funds

Monday, October 25, 2010

Bwari residents ask for more police patrols

Police arrest five over Ogun murder

Why I gave N150bn to UN – Turner

Rep laments neglect of Lagos flood victims

Fashola’s wife advises women on breast cancer

Nigerians in US assist cholera victims

Reps fracas: Court frees lawmaker

Oyinlola, Igbinedion for 13th Otan Ayegbaju Day

ROF Olori Oluwo passes on

Enugu: Court adjourns suit against INEC, PDP

‘Terrorism, kidnapping challenge police competence’

Cleric advises Christians

Sunday, October 24, 2010

ASUU v. Govs: S’East varsities risk losing licences

Governorship not do-or-die affair – Tallen

‘Allocation of oil wells to Bayelsa illegal’

‘Terrorism, major threat to tourism’

Group seeks Olubadan’s intervention in NURTW crisis

Poor attendance mars S’East PDP parley

Anti-terrorism bill: Reps invite service chiefs, others

Ex-Oyo speaker criticises Alao-Akala’s government

Fayemi dissolves governing councils, agencies

Ogun Assembly crisis: Senate decides this week

Education, high on my list —Dabiri

Police rescue Ondo commissioner’s mother, niece from kidnappers

2011 elections may be rigged again — Mimiko

Stop denigrating judiciary, ACN tells PDP

Saturday, October 23, 2010

No ship disappeared from PTML terminal — Customs

Friday, October 22, 2010

Land allocation: EFCC files fresh charge against El-Rufai

2011: Nigerians have another chance to grow democracy –Adamu

Don’t be used to disrupt 2011 elections, NURTW president warns

Abuja bomb blasts: NBA, others flay secret trial of suspects

ACN will continue to expand in Lagos –Fashola

JK Randle hands over property to Lagos Central Mosque

Court fails to stop Alao-Akala from probing Ladoja

ACN faults EFCC over corruption cases in Oyo

Group lauds Oyo over Adedoja’s nomination as minister

Growth: Jonathan canvasses attitudinal change

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Gani’s estate: Court fixes Dec 24 for ruling on Mohammed’s suit against trustees

Unemployment, cause of violence in N’Delta – Amaechi

Pilgrimages: CAN president, Sultan to lead FG’s delegations

EFCC raises the alarm over bomb threats

Jubilee bombings: Reps divided over enquiry

NYSC, HMOs sign MOU on health insurance

Fashola urges commitment to agric

Governorship appeals: Senate recommends termination at S’Court

S’African court cautions Okah’s wife

Gunmen kill PDP youth leader, five students

FISON lauds FG over fishing vessel

We won’t negotiate with kidnappers – Ondo govt

Cleric urges Nigerians to vote credible leaders

Lagos Task force shuts 1,253 illegal shops

Group congratulates Fayemi

Rector seeks conversion of Ado poly to varsity

Fashola counsels on medical waste disposal

I left because PDP was collapsing – Emodi

Fayemi appoints SSG, others

Jonathan advised on security agencies

Elections: FG, France to collaborate

Flood: A&G donates relief materials to Sokoto

Yobe to spend N256m on pilgrims’ accommodation

Congresses: Aspirant lauds PDP

9,476 pilgrims leave for Saudi Arabia

FG to spend N2.1bn on registration of births

Kwara community protests education reforms

We can’t pay our lecturers — Anambra

Abuja bomb blasts: Court fixes Nov 11 for Dokpesi’s case

Aspirant tackles Lagos over residents

Kidnapped Israeli businessman freed

PDP holds fresh congresses in six states

Philanthropist donates N27m library to Crescent University

Army, security agencies in joint security training

‘Plateau accounts not frozen’

Senate summons Alison-Madueke, others over gas flaring

Monday, October 11, 2010

Firm to restart Mauritania flights despite warning

EU experts to tackle toxic sludge

Sunday, October 10, 2010

2011: Omo-Agege promises Deltans

Sokoto tussle: Dingyadi urges S’ Court to ensure justice

NAPTIP secures conviction of 18 human trafickers

CDL offers 48 apartments at Accra’s Villaggio Vista

FG approves $2.5bn New Generation’s bid for NITEL

Nigeria threatens newspaper

Igali reveals secret of Team Nigeria

‘FG plans special funding for tertiary institutions’

Okiro tasks govt on security

Group asks Gbagi to resign

ASUU strike: S’East govs, others meet

$180m Halliburton scam: Why suspects trial was delayed – Adoke

Young targets regular role

NOC to concentrate on weightlifting, wrestling

Kwara governorship aspirant assures on health care

UK group lauds Jonathan/Sambo ticket

Oil spill: Edo farmers give NNPC ultimatum

Thai FinMin foresees 2010 economy up by 7%

Coxdyn emerges African franchise holder for Isuzu Zhenjiang elevators

Rivers spends N26bn on model schools

UK banks encourage corruption in Nigeria, others —Report

Groups to publish magazine for estate residents

Poor nations restrategise on IMF power shift

Dagash identifies bane of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway concession

Akande joins ANPP presidential race

NNPP won’t present presidential candidate - Chairman

Bolum laments visa hitch at Canadian embassy

Liverpool confident over takeover

Salary arrears: Oyo teachers disagree with Alao-Akala

Kidnapping: Abia governorship aspirant dumps PDP

Makinde charges INEC on credible election

Siemens scam: AGF under pressure

NYSC staff demand new conditions of service

NLNG boss scores lawmakers low

Court frees UNAD students

Serena forced to delay comeback

Tevez tired of football

‘Ruling party is a sinking ship’

Regional politics, threat to national unity –DPP

Wogu advocates tax increase to boost social security

China plans boost in bank loans to Africa

NCF urges stakeholders to embrace environmental advocacy

Skye Bank gets new chairman

Construction of Sokoto-Ilela road to commence soon - FG

Vranos’s Bond fund falls, as IPOs postponed in the US

We have not been paid new salary – Federal workers

Engineering has failed in Nigeria – BPP boss

Jonathan’s visit will ensure reconciliation in Plateau –Jang’s adviser

Experts underscore importance of new public management techniques

2011: IYC seeks credible party congresses

C/River honours Nku, reassures on Obudu race

Nadal storms to Japan Open title

Israeli cabinet passes loyalty bill, infuriates Arabs

AU appoints ex-Ghanaian leader as envoy to Somalia

Crisis in Ekiti over alleged imposition of regent

121 blocks of classrooms abandoned in Oyo

There’s no democracy without opposition–ANPP

GTB drags Babalakin, others to court over N12.3bn debt

‘Buhari, most credible of presidential aspirants’

UNESCO to name Idanre Hills as heritage site

‘NIPOST, EFCC seized N75bn fake financial instruments’

Chile rescue likely on Wednesday

NSE to delist five quoted companies

Sudan set to divide amid Security Council pressure

Serb anti-gay protesters attack political party offices

Veterans move to save Nigerian football

Drogba feeling the love

PDP holds primaries in Anambra today

NIBSS identifies infrastructural deficit as major economic setback

LP sues INEC, seeks order to stop elections

G7 agreed excessive foreign exchange moves undesirable – Japan

FG canvasses increased investment along River Niger

No currency deal expected at world economy meet – Canada

Stakeholders not pleased with real estate’s contributions

Royal Exchange settles N335m claims

Google stays strong as Yahoo slips in search market

ACCION partners USAID on health sector credit fund

SEC, IoD, CAC float centre for corporate governance

Police disrupt Edo PDP factional meeting

Bankole to devote resources to humanitarian causes

NIMASA appoints Sterling Bank as lending institution

‘Leverage on opportunities in regional financial institutions’

Eradicate fake insurance certificates, FG tells NIA

AIICO records 67 per cent growth in PAT

China to carry out performance test on NigComSat1R

‘Influx of substandard phones, minus to ICT sector’

Collapse: NIOB tasks FG over passage of building code

India’s total trade with COMESA rises three-fold

Real estate fair to discuss mass housing provision

America moves on from spill, coast abandoned

Jimoh Ibrahim offers to fund Ondo PDP aspirants

Standard Chartered task FG over quality spending

Bomb blast: ACN chieftain decries over heating polity

Taiwo hints at Marseille stay

Wingless Eagles crash in Conakry

Michael Jackson memorabilia sale fetches $1m

NEPAD plans summit on poverty in Africa

DEAP capital to embrace merchant banking

40 feared dead in Bangladesh bus plunge

Calling for President‘s resignation, selfish, uncalled for

NBA faults Aondoakaa’s suspension

N’Assembly and need for consultations on electoral laws

INEC’S proposed credible voter register, a pipedream

More ex-bank chiefs will be jailed – Sanusi

N5.2bn fraud: Bank MD heads for Appeal court

Obi seeks federal support in rebuilding Onitsha

Golden Jubilee awards: Chukwumerije faults selection of 50 ‘distinguished Nigerians’

FG sends bomb fragments to US, UK labs

Whose interest does Nigeria’s foreign policy serve?

Police stop IBB rally in Kaduna

A season of natural and man-made disasters in Nigeria

Abia’s shameful handling of security challenge

Yet another needless increase in electricity tariff

China detains Nobel Peace Prize winner’s wife

N1.3bn NSE bonus: Stakeholders express divergent views

Pope opens summit on Mideast Christians

Mandela’s letters reveal jail agony

Ndanusa, Ogba cheer Team Nigeria

Odumosu gives Team Nigeria gold No.8

‘N’Assembly not under pressure to impeach Jonathan’

Ibru: Shareholders laud court judgement

Communities get N76.3m for Fadama in C/River

Getting maximum benefits from trade shows

Race against time as Reps reconvene

NDLEA arrests 159 drug traffickers in Lagos

Floods: Fishermen, hunters make brisk business as commuters groan

Why Nigeria has not penetrated $500bn IT outsourcing market – World Bank

Govt’ll support businesses to penetrate regional markets – Martins-Kuye

Tejuosho shopping complex to be ready in May 2011

NCC urges telcos to reduce SMS tariffs

N1tn virtual airtime recharge market not fully explored – Experts

Operators’ misconducts as threat to Group Life Assurance scheme’s success

NAICOM tasks brokers over professionalism

Ibru’s jail sentence, a lesson for bank chiefs – First Bank MD

Afribank MFB disburses N600m to Lagos teachers

Saturday, October 09, 2010

Cement: Fear of scarcity, price affordability

Analysis: West Africa cocoa smuggling to fall sharply

Air fare: Emirates offer Nigerians 50% discount on First, Business Class

NOTAP, Zinox to partner on technology domestication

RMRDC begins industry cluster initiative with pilot projects

Good start weighs down ‘October Effect’ psychology

Nigerian banks cannot fund airline industry — IRS boss

FDIC to propose rules on financial firm break-ups

DMO declares N22.9bn Ogun debt as healthy

EPA tasks political aspirants on SME’s development

Bank of America stops selling repossessed homes

Gold hits session high

Malaria knocks out Kazeem Nasiru

Dangote Cement to pay 75% of profit as dividends

How to make a profit in business

Scottish boxer collapses

Manchester United reports pre-tax loss of £80m

Japan stimulus to inject $60bn into flagging economy

Zakari breaks records, wins gold

Games drug free so far

Tips for successful business partnership

PDP bans aspirants from going to court

Constitution review: Akinjide, Adetokunbo urge INEC, NASS to obey court order

When breaking up is the right thing to do

Top 50 basketball camp starts

Australia dominate Commonwealth Games pool

Deloitte to invest $1bn on growth in five years

Boeing, Airbus face labour pressure as unions flex muscle

Robben on course

Pakistan delegate claims theft in games village

Wema Bank explains application for regional banking licence

The petition that nailed Aondoakaa

Vitafoam celebrates Nigeria @50 with consumer promo

Primaries: Allegations of candidates’ imposition rock LP

Honour’s list: Aliyu criticises NUT

New satellites to monitor space assets underway

May my gold inspire youths – Agbonavbare

Beckham’s income slumps

Eva Longoria Parker to host MTV awards

States to receive $1.5bn for small businesses

MGM seeks lenders’ approval for pre-packaged bankruptcy

Lil Wayne’s ex-wife, Toya, ‘excited’ for his return

Shevchenko to quit after Euro 2012

How to be the best student

Let us stop beating about the bush (1)

Obasanjo in surprise visit to Plateau, gets president’s accolade

Readers’ questions answered

Phil Collins lives out selfish dreams with remakes

Abuja bombings: My story — Dokpesi

Lagos bomber has case to answer – DPP ...12 witnesses to testify against him

Vision: 2020: OPS to invest N13trn in 4 years

Ronaldinho not leaving Milan

S’Africa say FIFA owes them money

Stop pampering this monster!

Kuku bows out, Bello-Osagie resumes as KCIOBA president

Evening of legends at City Hall

Authorities rule Gary Coleman’s death an accident

US economy sheds 95,000 jobs

UAE says BlackBerry dispute resolved before deadline

Kaone, Munya, Tatiana and Uti up for eviction

Dele Momodu plays centre forward at Fantasy Ball

Nigeria at 50: Thus far, how far? (2)

Kwara 2011: Denials and PDP’s wispy umbrella

Agagu’s entrance into senatorial race changes political calculations in Ondo

A bit of marijuana is found to ease pain

Elections are here again

Principal canvasses moral rebirth among pupils

Private school where everything is free

Liverpool chairman confident on takeover

S’African rugby welcomes first black owner

Preparing for your retirement with a pension account

‘We will reclaim glory of Benin culture’

Bomb blast: INEC introduces new security measures

Northern leaders disown Ciroma over call on Jonathan to resign

Lerato’s miraculous escape

Tatiana wins task

Ibru’s sentence just — lawyers

Plot against PDP thickens

Why is dis contri going jaga-jaga?

Reactions to Casmir’s column

Things to consider when buying a family property

An eye for an eye (1)

Go and marry your mum and sisters!

Rocking ankara prints

Delayed gold excites Toblow, Osayomi

France volleyball players stick by coach

HND/B.Sc disparity: Technologists call for Jonathan’s intervention

Still on Sokoto governorship election petition

Fayemi suggests ways of improving public schools

British waste bins for FCT?

Buried in an avalanche of data

In a feast of research on bpa, the hunger for facts remains

Sitting on a goldmine, in search of harmony

Understanding the basic signs on your vehicle’s dashboard

Oyo: Race for Agodi govt house gets hotter

2011: Circumventing politics of violence and bitterness

Park for kids and adults

Caring for the physically and mentally ill

As a feminist, I don’t believe in being someone’s appendage — Bisi Olateru-Olagbegi

Home to parley on the bank of living spring

The Barn House exits

$200bn m-Payment market: Slow penetration in Nigeria worries experts

South Sudan independence backers clash with police

Pakistan ‘to reopen Afghan route‘

Egypt main opposition group to contest election

Breakthrough in Chile‘s mine rescue

Friday, October 08, 2010

PDP leader drums up support for Jonathan

Patients lack adequate palliative care –HPCAN president

New chapter at National Arts Theatre

Fashola, Ribadu to speak at journal launch

Sexuality in the 21st century: Reality or mirage? (1)

Do I jettison my relationship or disregard my parents’ condition for marriage?

Ex-constable begs police for assistance nine years after being crushed by vehicle while on duty

I have slept with over 1,000 prostitutes

Heroism has no age barrier – Tola Bademosi

My girlfriend is as old as my daughter

My wife hates my family

Saying ‘NO’ in a polite way

What is Ken Nnamani doing with IBB?

Babangida’s demonic bid to return to power

I am taller than him

My fiancé wants me to marry his cousin

Tips for making your dreams happen

I ran away for a few years to convince my parents I wanted to be a disc jockey

I’d have been stoned to death by now if Fashola were a bad person

NCC DG short-changes Nigerian artistes –Ayilaran, MCSN GM

Collective management agencies in grim struggle for soul of Nigeria’s music industry

My only regret in life was my relationship with Empress – Timaya

Abiara flays Abuja blasts, says perpetrators’ll be disgraced

Chess Olympiad: Nigeria bag bronze

Atere laments Nigeria suspension

Stephen happy to re-unite with Nigeria

Uganda team chief injured

Delhi 2010: Osayomi wins 100m gold

Monarch appeals to FG over rehabilitation of Sagamu-Ikorodu Road

Whereabouts of Ewang’s wife, governor’s in-law unknown

ACN governorship aspirant hails Amosun’s defection

Fraser receives six-month ban

B/ball: Milo champions for 2011 world tourney

FIFA lifts suspension on Nigeria

Komon, Kogo face-off in Berlin

Cleric advocates N75,000 minimum wage for police

Jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo wins Nobel Peace Prize

Suspension: Aondoakaa’ll be embarrassed if he goes to court

Nigeria @50: Akon, Tetuila thrill Kwara

314, 016 Nigerians die in auto accidents since 1960 –FRSC

My revelations will the world – Ben Johnson

...decision will affect Guinea–Nwosu

Rita Dominic represents Naija in Kenya

Nwoye clinches wrestling gold

Nigeria’s debt rises by 21% to $25.8bn

Ada Ameh loses sister

Abuja bombings: Group cautions Ciroma, Bello

UBA joins in celebrating customers’ week

NVRI: 87yr-old institute in throes of ethnicity, favouritism

Bombings: Arewa group sues National Assembly

Kaycee Record signs new artistes

FG targets 3% reduction in unemployment rate in 12 months

Tetteh rules out pros for Benin game

Kudos to FIFA for ending our football comedy

J Martins joins Storm

BBA All Star: Barn and housemates re-unite

Delhi 2010: Animals enjoying the ride

Victory remains our target –Mensah

2011: PSC, NANS to ensure neutrality of police

Beauty of Africa International pageant debuts

Cecilia Ibru forfeits N191bn assets, gets 18 months jail term

Half a century of waste

It’s pedantic to think bombings rattled Jonathan –Okupe

‘Real estate thrives even in recession’

Driving governors is my life – ASP Oshunbote, driver of the Oct 1 ceremonial jeep for 26 years

Google, Nigerian universities unveil GUAP

I didn’t go into polygamy like my father because I feel one wife at a time is more than enough

IFAD joins Songhai Centre to transform Nigeria’s agriculture

I can’t arrange a boyfriend for my daughter because she has Down’s syndrome – Rose Mordi

New book: How to end suicide bombings

Business sense in acquiring second international language

Food, vitamins for beautiful skin

Kaduna 2011: Many hurdles Gov Yakowa must cross

Actor and actress part ways

Singer gets new babe

DDC machines: INEC makes U-turn on contractors

Kachie goes into music

Business paralysed as Jonathan visits Jos

Lions drop Song, Kameni for DR Congo clash

Ex-footballers aren’t the problem of Nigerian football–Okoku

Get classy with Pearls

Air pollution alters immune function, worsens asthma symptoms

How to protect public events from bomb attacks (1)

Bombing is no way to act like the Joneses

Oshibajo, Durotoye, Seyi Law charge youths on integrity

Beeyolah ready with Kids Got Talents 6

A letter to all Nigerians

You still owe us two months’ salary, Oyo teachers tell state government

Power: German investors parley FG on renewable energy

Pharmacists pull out of same union with Medical Doctors

Chile‘s rescue shaft ‘nears trapped miners‘

War crimes court to rule on warlord‘s release

US Senate report: Security contractors in Afghanistan fund Taliban

UAE will not ban Blackberries

Chinese dissident wins Nobel Peace Prize

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Principal advocates regular training for teachers

Lantern Books partners Osun Reality TV to revive reading culture

Address needs of children learning in impoverished communities — Adeyeye

Mimiko pays N81.7m pension arrears to teachers

Instructional facilities critical to learning — HAMEC

CBN’s blanket revocation of microfinance banks’ licences

IMF sees risk in ‘mild overvaluation’ of Australian housing

Oyo stops tailors’ celebration

Jonathan, others laud Akunyili at book launch

Allied Irish plans to raise $2bn in M&T sale

Heating oil profit doubles gasoline on exports

N5.2bn fraud: Judge directs bank MD, others to appear in court

Police arrest 10-year-old pupil for killing classmate

Amaechi must quit on May 29, 2011 – Court

Oil rises, dollar reaches 15-year low against yen

Prison decongestion: Gani’s chambers seeks bail for 28,000 inmates

Renault sells Volvo stake to lower debt

2011: PDP plans to win in Lagos

JK Randle to honour past leaders

LPPC suspends ex-AGF, Aondoakaa

Re: Nigeria @ 50: “Musing on the content of independence”

Presidency claims Okah’s Al-Jazeera interview is fake

Golf: UBA partners Ikoyi Club

NPL relegates Bayelsa Utd, others

Drug: NDLEA arrests mother of four

Marks & Spencer ramps up marketing expenditure

FG to sign MoU with monarchs on immunisation

Boko Haram members kill ANPP leader

2011: Court consolidates three govs’ suit

Honda plans $600 motorbike to fight emerging rivals

ACN accuses Jonathan of aiding Alao-Akala’s alleged profligacy

FG tracks down toxic waste vessel

HND/Bachelors degree dichotomy: Technologists demand Jonathan’s intervention

Nwaokolo aims high

Obudu gets WMRA approval

Caraway introduces roasted cashew

Save Anu-Oluwapo Crescent, others from poultry farmers

Ikorodu roads, the worst in Lagos

‘Test might spot women at high risk for pregnancy complication’

Ecobank opens Dubai office

MEND bomb blast, senseless and evil

Haba, Mallam Adamu Ciroma

‘New London Gateway port to generate £3bn’

Industrialist advocates collaborative efforts in tackling economic challenges

US lecturer canvasses pan-Nigerian movement

Squalor, violence threaten Haiti camps

NWF tips Agbonavbare for Olympic gold

Wozniacki dethrones Serena

Bombing: FCTA hastens installation of CCTV

Railway will return to full operations in December – NRC

Abuja bombings: S’South elders demand apology from Northern leaders

Samsung profit misses estimates, fuels demand concern

EFCC arraigns suspect for N2.85m scam

Global Resources holds exhibition

MTN empowers 406 disabled in Ondo

Owo poly students protest death of union leaders

LCDA trains 4,000 women in vocational skills

Mannequin magazine debuts

Appeal court to hear Aregbesola’s appeal

Airline passengers to face tougher screening

17 independent power plants now operational – NERC

Osaze makes EPL Team of the month

S’Sudan may hold own referendum – President

My candidacy is not for sectional interest –Saraki

Michelle Obama tops Forbes list of powerful women

Nigeria’s foreign reserves drop by 15% to $34.57bn

Cocoa producers urge processors to expand local market

MAN’s survey uncovers 119 taxes, levies in three states

IMO stalls on climate action

Basketmouth’s day of reckoning

The bane of Nigeria’s growth

Fashola Street in distress

Banker blames food insecurity on inadequate finance

Transplant patients can benefit from loved ones’ care —Study

‘Forgetting comes earlier and more often to men’

CITN boss faults LGs over multiple taxes

UNAAB’s new security measure commendable

Fashola, create new link roads to Ikorodu town

Brazil is moving from Third World to First

NIMASA links improved revenue to better service delivery

APMT promises to improve port operations

Expert advocates non-oil export-based development agenda

Police arrest suspected kidnappers

Aja Nta Nla goes on stage as cast mourns

‘BATN has helped attainment of MDGs’

Flour Mills assures shareholders of better dividends

Mo’Cheddah is pregnant

INEC to supervise party primaries

Morning sickness may signal healthier pregnancy

2011 election, not do-or-die affair –Jonathan

African Women’s Decade to be launched in Kenya

Gambari justifies Nigeria’s quest for UN Security Council seat

Dele Momodu Cup kicks off on Sunday

Agu wants FIFA decision reversed

Nigeria to maintain 7.4% growth rate till next year – IMF

Kidnapping: NYSC to redeploy five female corps members

FG must protect lives of citizens – Oshiomhole

FCT to set up committee on land use

Man arraigned for N1.85m theft

S’West govs advised on development

Air Force explains delay in Ilorin hangar project

Air safety: NAMA calibrates airport navigational aids

Bomb blast: ACN chieftain decries political tension

Fear grips communities near flooded areas

‘5,273 Nigerians deported within 12 months’

Anxiety in INEC over court ruling

Power: Jonathan to host foreign, local investors Oct. 14, 15

CAF suspends Nigeria, Guinea game

Paris museum show barred to minors

Royal blessings for Corporate Games

Desmond Tutu to end public career

Controversial Kenyan serial polygamist dies

Kwara: A battle of father and son

Hungarian chemical sludge spill threatens Danube

Car bombs...so cheap and dangerous

NSE marks down Guinness for dividend

‘Atiku sure of picking PDP ticket’

Why D’Banj may not return as a Globacom Ambassador

Market infractions: CIS punishes two stockbrokers

‘WEMPCO’s $250m investment, wake up call to other firms’

658 farmers receive N21m loans in Zamfara

Building small businesses to meet global standards

Business operating environment worse than four years ago – BECANS survey

Ferry operators lament displacement by foreign vessels

Developing indigenous capacity through Cabotage law implementation

Bombers with conscience?

OORBDA, this is unfair

Abia and siege of kidnappers

$500m Eurobond will promote FDI – DMO

Peruvian clinches Nobel Prize for Literature

How to prevent danger of head trauma in basketball

Nigeria’s bloody Independence Day

Gunmen kidnap ex- MILAD‘S wife in A’Ibom

Family abandons Abuja killer-driver

Niger earmarks N25m for Minna centenary celebration

Bomb blasts: Lawmaker cautions against inflammatory comments

Hungary chemical sludge ‘threatens Danube‘

Facebook unveils ‘groups‘ feature

IMF trims sub-Saharan Africa‘s 2011 growth forecast

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

13 die of gastro-enteritis disease in Ebonyi

Zoning: Group chides northern politicians

Court orders Anambra PDP Exco to complete tenure

Abia wants former deputy gov charged for gun-running

‘Good governance critical to Nigeria’s existence’

Four-year-old v. IG: Court fixes Nov. 9 for hearing

IBB denies involvement in Golden Jubilee bombings

Kranjcar vows to win back Spurs place

Winners emerge in Oando Marketing’s lubricant promo

Rooney plunges down Rich List

Sainsbury’s sales rise despite ‘challenging’ trading

Jang vs Tallen: Plateau deputy gov’s staff redeployed

Edo inaugurates new electoral commission

Police suspend rallies, demonstrations in Abuja

Presidential visit: Police on the alert in Jos

Kidnapped corps members freed

Bomb attacks: I almost ran mad – Victim’s wife

Lead poisoning: Thousands of Nigerians at risk – UN

Mimiko, Owo poly lament deaths of three union leaders

FG probes Nigeria @50 celebrations

UNIFEM to collaborate with ANPP on governance

Governors have hijacked PDP –el-Rufai

Jobs market growth ‘slows again’

Oghoghene, Emelieze hit semis

Nestoil completes $1.1bn Shell pipeline project

‘Liverpool sale worth £300m’

CBN’s licence revocation is illegal – NAMB

More ships with petroleum products arrive Lagos port

Toxic waste ship detained at Tin-Can port

Oil price falls from five-month high to below $83

CIBN harps on improved value system

Apple faces $600m damages claim

Four states apply for power generation, distribution licences

Boastful Ademuyiwa humbled

PDP strategises for Borno Government House

Spiff promises employment for Bayelsa youths

US, Japanese scientists win Nobel for chemical tool

Diarra to demand Arsenal move

Pupil kills mate with gun in Akure

N’Assembly sets up sub-committee to finetune election timelines

NEMA advises on relief materials distribution

Man strangles friend, steals his car

NURTW crisis: Agbekoya gives Oyo gov 21-day ultimatum

$250,000 fraud: Court frees businessman

S’East strike: ASUU directs other varsities to join

Reps fault Northern leaders’ demand for president’s resignation

Family trio arrested in double murder case

Everton hope on Anichebe’s quick recovery

‘Gossiping may do a gossiper good’

Floods and landslides kill 86 in Indonesia

Kowa Party urges FG to probe blasts

‘Additional polling units ‘ll deepen grass roots democracy’

Federation boss ‘stranded’ in Delhi

Zamfara tragedy: Miners want ministry funded to forestall recurrence

General Electric buys Citigroup’s retail loans

PwC reports global revenues of $26.6bn in 2010

IMF predicts slower economic growth for Nigeria, others

Natural gas price rises

Corruption: PHCN expresses zero tolerance, inaugurates transparency unit

EU gives Nigeria ¤12m for capacity building

NESG to engage regulators on market sustainability

LAMATA gets $190m World Bank loan

More banks may apply for regional licences

Nordic investors plan substantial investment in power sector

When beggars become choosers

Why Obisia was dropped – NBF

FG may declare public holidays for voter registration

How PDP can avoid defeat in Osun –Aspirant

Ensure regular eye check-ups, council boss urges Lagosians

Our operatives have failed us again

French port strike hasn’t caused oil-product shortage – IEA

How to fix webcam problems

Top British diplomat escapes attack in Yemen

Study finds bariatric surgery lowers gestational diabetes risk

FDA approves contraceptive containing folate for women

Warring parties agree out of court settlement

Use nurses to stem doctors’ shortage – US institute

Jonathan decries politicisation of bomb blasts

ACF urges FG to probe Abuja bomb blasts

SEC orders NSE to recover N1.35bn bonuses

ACN faults presidency over Okah’s claim

The Ibadan regeneration

NACA officials accuse DG of financial malpractices

Lagos to privatise more mortuaries

Constitution: Court restrains N’Assembly from fresh amendments

Abuja bombings: Senate carpets Northern leaders

FIFA set to lift suspension

Abuja: A modern city without rails

Appetite hormone levels may influence weight ‘regain’ — Study

‘Play heads-up football to avoid getting hurt’

Guinea’s presidential runoff for Oct 24

Argentina’s apex court backs media law suspension

North Korea nuclear threat is alarming —South Korea

Dealing with computer stress

Tupras seeks $2.2bn loan for refinery upgrade

Campbell on the brink

When will our security operatives learn a lesson?

Tackling mass failure of NECO exam

Lagos, pupils brainstorm on behavioural change

Why murders of Dele Giwa, others remain unresolved -Jonathan campaign group

Ekweremadu advocates compulsory voting bill

Team Nigeria grab wrestling gold, silver

Nigerians, cultures of impunity and survival

MEND: Agitation carried too far

OPEC @ 50, seeks better relationship between IOCs, NOCs

FG rakes in N1.74tn from taxes in eight months

Creating steady income flow through soccer viewing centre

ICR rates Zenith, GTBank, UBA as Nigeria’s biggest banks

Why stock market is bullish – Experts

FEC approves $6.8m GEF grant for land management

Profit taking halts bullish trend

NPF has no right to speak for northerners – Northern group

Child abuse: NBA boss advocates establishment of Child Rights Clubs in schools

Man strangles friend to take possession of car

European match-fixing trial opens in Germany

Twin attacks hit Yemen‘s capital, Sanaa

Jailed Ethiopian opposition leader freed

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

NURTW crisis: Why I have not declared Tokyo wanted – Police boss

FRSC warns on overloading

The first hotel in space underway

US requires extra spacing behind 787 Jets

Kwara, S’African firm disagree over aircraft ownership

Lagos multiple accidents: ‘Truck driver was over speeding’

Female protesters besiege Chevron’s Lagos office

PDP state congresses: We won’t support illegality – INEC

Airports repairs: FG invites bids for Lagos, eight others

EU urges faster yuan rise

MAN to sue FG over importation of waste bins

Winter: AirFrance-KLM slashes fares by 50%

Visa processing costs EU over €500m

Report favours BHP bid for Potash, warns on China

Diamond Bank rewards customers in independence draws

Fiscal limits can improve federal budget path – Bernanke

Okada restriction: No waiver for dispatch riders – Opeifa

EFCC seals off Fayose’s residence in Afao-Ekiti

World Teachers’ Day: FG restates commitment to teachers’ welfare

PDP assures Lagos over megacity status

Osayande decorates DIGs, warns against disobeying IG

INEC is faced with many challenges – Jega

Appeal court adjourns Aregbesola’s petition indefinitely

FCTA to remove abandoned vehicles

Ekiti rerun: We insist PDP has plans to arrest judgment – ACN

MART Centre delivers triplets through PGD

Brazil to finance sugarcane, jatrophas production in Nigeria

Hard drive makers face challenge from tablets

Ecobank inaugurates Pan-African investment banking arm

Delta to begin US-Angola flights

JetBlue sees more airline mergers

Azike wins silver, Romeo bronze

Obama agrees to put solar panels on White House

Waterfront residents in Rivers protest planned demolition

Transgender woman can’t marry man – Hong Kong court

Team Nigeria boss slams Okagbare

Mikel berates Arsenal tactics

Syria consider Russia for plane purchase

Ivory Coast to build railway

Ezekwesili, Elumelu, others to discuss intra-Africa trade at World Bank meeting

Vodafone contracts out Ghana towers to reduce expenses

Farmers urge FG to fund aquaculture

NDE trained 167,697 in one year – FG

US commits $4bn to global fund

Foundation shops for N25m to fight DS

On Intercontinental Bank fraud allegations

Fashola, repair Wemco-Surulere Industrial road

Kalu joins presidential race

N1.5bn fraud: FG can’t prosecute us — Ex-NFF officials

Buhari asks security agencies to arrest culprits

There is no panic in Lagos — Jinadu

PDP NWC asks FG to bring culprits to book

Bomb blasts: Dokpesi freed, quizzed again

Motorists groan as Ondo section of Sagamu-Benin road worsens

Night of her maiden love

Stop this mess, OORBDA

Ijoko, Abule under armed robbers’ siege

How to assist a deaf child

Sagamu FRSC organises sensitisation rally for drivers

Spicing up corporate organisations’ meetings

FG to begin assessment of dams soon

Televisa to buy $1.2bn stake in Univision

Rescued banks: Don‘t expect returns now – Analysts

Ex-Societe Generale trader to pay $6.7bn for fraud

African airlines eye consolidation as Ethiopia joins Star Alliance

‘Dynamic communications, driving change in railway’

Veterans to meet in Lagos

Mixed fortunes for boxers

Party alleges disconnect between leaders, citizens

Japan, China agree to improve ties, despite row

Protracted conflicts swelling refugees – UN

Nigerians in South Africa urges support for Jonathan

Times Square bomber faces life sentence

Obama rejects major shift

Insecurity: Group tasks FG on South-East

Chelsea join race for Taiwo

Mixed reactions trail Nigeria suspension

Manufacturers dazzle car lovers with latest designs in Paris

Hyundai India plans new models

Police arraign man over theft of N5.2m bus

Actis wins investor award

Re-capitalisation: Wema applies for regional banking licence

Kravis pledges $100m for Columbia Business School

PHCN to prosecute customers over illegal connection

‘Many graduates are only interested in white-collar jobs’

NMA appeals to Borno govt on doctors’ strike

NAIP chairman links failure of industry to bad governance

A word for IBB and Atiku

50th year of adversity

NAFEST: Minister commends Akwa Ibom govt

Photo masters capture images of Lagos

Investigation must not be politicised – Jonathan campaign office

No place to hide for terrorists – South Africa

Jonathan, ex-militant leaders meet

FG must bring perpetrators to justice — NLC

Bomb blast is a lesson to Nigeria — Bakare

Presidency wanted MEND to retract responsibility – Okah

Resign now or be impeached, northern leaders tell Jonathan

ANPP visits victims, promises N1m donation

That highlife may rule the waves again

Zamfara spends N480m on TV station

Golden Jubilee bombings: When spectators became the spectacle

FG, revive steel rolling companies

Jonathan, smoke out gunrunners

ABM partners LSACA on free HIV testing

Primary health care agency trains doctors on maternal health

COREN to sanction engineering lecturers for results delay

WEMPCO’s $13bn complex to begin operations Q1 2011

Oil rises after Japan cuts rates, dollar falls

Ebonyi gets approval to float N16.5bn bond

First Bank bids for rescued bank

Bomb scare: No cause for alarm in Lagos – Police

Awka taxi drivers lament harassment by ASTA officials

Evoque redefines premium compact SUV

Gamesmasters set for Mobil clinic

Redknapp rates country higher than club

Youths urged to shun electoral violence

Eleven held in French swoops on militant suspects

North Korea’s heir apparent attends first army drills

Weak democratic institutions, bane of credible elections –Jega

Between Jonathan and PDP governors

Russian-born scientists win Nobel Physics prize

Two aircraft collide at Ghana’s international airport

2011: Kaduna PDP aspirant alleges govt harrassment

Kidd plays down Mancini, Tevez bust-up

FIFA: Kanu, Yobo seek resolution

Lagos motor fair: PAN, Toyota, others to celebrate Nigeria

Road maintenance: Engineers warn FG on funding

Using Yellow Pages to grow your business

Standard Bank likely to cut jobs

NSE places 12 insurance companies on technical suspension

Bail-out: Banks with toxic assets’ll face tough screening – AMCON

Collapse: Architects seek quick passage of building code

FG tasks accountants on fraudulent practices

Unmask the Eagle Square bombers

IVF therapy: Robert Edwards’ gift to humanity

On Abuja bombings

Abuja bombings, test for Jonathan‘s regime

Owo poly union leaders die in road accident

Student gets rewards for returning

Reforming micro financing in Nigeria

Fashola’s three and a half years of redefining governance

Obey rallies artistes for Kings Day of Praise

Dogbuster2K: Married to teaching, flirts with music

Saraki donates N1.1m to victims

‘Lead poisoning kills 400 in Nigeria’

Bomb scare in N’Assembly, NNPC throws Abuja into panic

Resolving the unemployment crisis

Senate to discuss attack today

Norman Wisdom dies at the age of 95

Egypt-Iran flights to resume after 30 year break

Senegal President sacks energy minister

SMEDAN, Ondo sign MoU on Industrial Centre

Bomb blast is a lesson to Nigeria – Bakare

UITH delivers 200,000 babies in 30 years

Bomb scare at NNPC, Federal Secretariat

Eguavoen unhappy with Nigeria‘s suspension

Monday, October 04, 2010

Onitsha Sports Club wins tennis meet

TUC wants honours, compensation for victims

Arfa undergoes surgery

Electricity consumers owe PHCN N264m in Auchi

SON to sanction substandard oil tank manufacturers

Kuyt apologises to fans

Contempt: Court discharges Adamu,

Court adjourns Lekki toll gate case

PDP, INEC meet over annulled state congresses

De Jong gets Dutch axe

Osaze vows to score more

UK delegation urges FG to create business-friendly environment

Fed’s Plosser cautions against policy easing

Kano Dep Gov resigns as commissioner

Kuwait commits $1bn to AIA IPO

Architects to collaborate with govt on urban renewal

Bayern eye Taiwo

Boxing: Weigh-in sparks row

Forget Kaduna governorship, PDP aspirant tells Yakowa

Court dissolves nine-year-old marriage over incompatibility

Jonathan appoints Azazi National Security Adviser, drops Are

Nigerian boxers, wrestlers begin medal chase

Man City, threat to Chelsea –Essien

Total boss lists obstacles to investment in new refineries

Oil slips below $81 as European markets slide

Traditional rulers in Kwara endorses Gbemi Saraki

LASIEC gets 3, 000 requests for additional polling units

Nigeria @ 50: Glo introduces special promo

e-Payment: 10 million Verve cards now in circulation

‘FG should restructure NCC, others in 12 months’

Suburban, PCCW partner on MPLS technology

Strike paralyses Lagos tertiary institutions

US stock index futures signal dip

Malaysia’s Petronas profit up 60% in Q1

Taliban attacks NATO supply trucks in Pakistan

Ekiti: PDP, ACN trade words over reports

Graft: Rights groups, LP chieftain seek EFCC, ICPC’s input

Five finalists emerge in Diamond Bank‘s excellence award

Expert advises govt to harmonise fiscal, monetary policies

Nwaokolo grabs gold, makes history

Liverpool coach dreads relegation

Egbetokun asks N/Assembly to take over Ogun Assembly

Events in Abia don’t justify state of emergency – AG

UN Climate official tasks world leaders

Melaye: Court warns against delays

Heavy traffic in Abuja as workers resume

Chile miners’ rescue imminent – Experts

Uyo constituency: Court rejects bid to stop Rep’s pay

Edwards, pioneer of IVF, wins Nobel prize for medicine

50 years of misery

Confusion over Yekini’s mental state

Crumbs from Delhi

Let’s plan for the next 50 years

Weak regulation, not universal model caused banking crisis – Analysts

World Bank gives Uganda $100m for budget

No polling booths in palaces –INEC

Mimiko‘s wife urges women to protect votes

Rise of divorce cases in China alarming- Report

Chapter closes on vilified US bank bail-out

FG to develop Onne oil and gas free zone

Nigerian job seekers lack marketable skills —NDE boss

Qualcomm opens West African operations

Samsung partners Hiperdist on IT solutions

Why treat employees fairly?

Nokia Siemens eyes mobile broadband growth in Nigeria

Cisco boosts SME growth with new solutions

NUC begins institutional accreditation of varsities, visits UI

Shun deceit, sycophancy, UNN dean tells workers

NEMA trains 40 on disaster management

Mobil set to commence work on 500MW power plant

Racial predatory loans fuelled housing crisis – Study

Ibibio reaffirms support for Akpabio

Uduaghan seeks mediatory platform for peace

ACCA seeks growth of SMEs in Nigeria

UBA raises N20bn Tier 2 capital

Still on strike in the South-Eastern universities

Special adhesive helps oysters stick together – Study

...it is expected – Chukwu

Okagbare, Odumosu hit Delhi …Adigun, Salim keep Team Nigeria guessing

Re: How do you love a country like Nigeria?

Golden Jubilee: FRSC celebrates with physically-challenged

Our bombs were not planted to kill – MEND

Poison: UN experts collect soil, water samples in Zamfara

UK cuts child benefit payments

UN Security Council condemns attacks

Preserve our culture — Sanni

Community refutes extortion claims

Golden Jubilee bombings: ACN warns against hasty conclusions

Absence of law not responsible for Abuja bomb blasts – Reps

Dutch anti-Islam MP goes on trial

AIT boss, Dokpesi, eight others detained over Abuja bombings

Oyan Dam: School, others relocate as floods take over Lagos-Ogun boundary

Abuja bombings: We are all guilty

IBB’s newfound love for the Igbo

Fashanu welcomes suspension

FIFA suspends Nigeria - Implications ... at a glance

MEND no longer exists –Clark

‘Geography has a hand in lizards gestation’

Desert road leads to discovery in Egypt

Re: Somethig better than generational shift

Africans see economic gains, democracy losses – Report

Eliminating congestion on Third Mainland Bridge (1)

Jonathan’s roadmap to power

Agro-allied investment: Bauchi woos Saudi businessmen

Unlocking income potential in undergarment manufacturing

LG Chief wants FG, Lagos to tackle slums in Apapa, Iganmu

Lagos, stakeholders work out plans on salary structure

NSE marks down Conoil‘s price for dividend payout

Oceanic Bank recovers N110bn loan in one year

SIM Capital moves to mop up shares on NSE

Politicians urged to give Nigerians new vision

US, UK raise terrorism threat level

Europe seeks closer ties with Asian giants

NNPC insurers will face tougher bidding process – FG

MDG office empowers 6,000 youths in Kebbi

Rector asks ASUP, others to ensure productivity of members

More females emerge as best graduating students

Akunyili endorses HiiT software

Doubts over second phase of SIM registration

The dastardly Abuja bomb blasts

Labour market recession worsens countries’ social outlook – ILO

US novelist, Franzen, hit by UK recall

Nobel Prize: This may be Achebe’s turn

World Bank gives Uganda $100m for 2010/11 budget

Brazil set for second round vote

Court dismisses contempt suit against Adamu, 28 others

Militants attack NATO oil tankers in Pakistan

Rahm Emanuel confirms Chicago bid

Bombings: SSS arrests 9 suspects

Miscarriage of judgment prevalent in Nigeria’s judicial system –Makinde

NJC begins pensioners’ verification

Sunday, October 03, 2010

Obiora targets first gold

Squash meet starts in Minna

Osayomi aims for gold

Congo DR, Morocco, South Africa apply to host Nations Cup

Games begin in style with Vuvuzela

Chelsea demand more from Mikel

Community alleges plan by Alao-Akala to impose monarch

How to curb youth restiveness – Atiku

French commercial property values end two-year decline

We received information on bomb attacks – UK

Bomb threat causes scare in Awka

Gunmen kidnap sailors in Rivers

Jonathan restates position on zoning

Islamic group condemns MEND

Planners urge Lagos to implement development plans

UNEP, others seek nominations for Green Star awards

Cornerstone to deliver N1.3bn Oregun estate mid-2011

‘Invest in engineering for national development’

Security agencies on the alert in Bayelsa

Experts blame poor intelligence gathering

NPHCDA trains 1,430 monarchs on polio eradication

Nigeria@50: We’ve wasted opportunities –Achebe

Ondo teachers demand better pay

Don’t be intimidated, Lar tells Jonathan

Foreign investors show interest in Rivers - Govt

Another crisis looms as Oyo moves to auction NURTW secretariat

Kon-X to provide credit financing for estate developers

Residential prices expected to rise in Moscow

FG, repair Lagos/Ibadan expressway

South-East Govs, reopen our varsities

Exchange removes Oceanic, Total, Mobil from NSE-30 index

Fashola/Daniel, repair Giwa-Oke Aro road

‘Dubai’s real estate market unlikely to stabilise before 2013’

Golden Jubilee of darkness

Orlando’s real estate prices drop to 12-year low

Kwara reaffirms ban on street trading, hawking

Ribadu bemoans attacks

PENGASSAN alerts FG on diesel adulteration

Ekiti dep gov calls for prayers

Senate’ll not investigate blasts – Ayogu Eze

2011: NDLEA to stop use of illicit drug money

Lagos to link light rail, Badagry expressway with MMA

2011 presidency: Group endorses Saraki

Ekiti rerun: ACN alleges moves to interfere with court verdict

Daniel chides perpetrators

‘We’re yet to be served in N30bn bond’s suit’

UPDC wins housing award

Generator fumes kill lovers

Study examines role of patents in combating climate change

Ringim, not the IGP we need

Haier Thermocool to reward customers in Christmas promo

Cruel independence gift

NEM Insurance’s PAT rises by 86%

NICON goes through re-branding

‘Infrastructure sharing’ll reduce network deployment cost’

Nigeria@50: ‘Nigerians should hold leaders accountable’

‘Poor regulation of insurance industry dampens investors’ interest’

MFBs: Analysts fault licence revocation process

IFRS: Institute calls for standardisation of payroll administration

Bombings: MTN postpones international seminar

Mobile broadband: GSMA urges FG to auction spectrum bands

Leadway Pensure assures customers of competitive returns

Stanbic IBTC assures retirees of support

Still on state of Lagos roads

Independence award, phony

COREN moves to tackle building collapse

Nigeria seeks UN assistance on climate change

Kidnappers buried 60 containers of arms and ammunition in my presence — Released kidnapped pupil

Theft: Court remands suspect in prison

‘Niger paid N10bn benefits to retirees in three years’

2011: Plateau deputy gov formally notifies Jang

‘Court’s order without jurisdiction is a nullity’

Jonathan campaign group condemns blasts

Top ex-militants join hunt for bomb suspects

It’s a dangerous signal —Alao-Akala

EFCC declares two former Siemens MDs wanted

Rescued banks recover N540.7bn bad loans – Investigation

Again, FG condemns Independence Day attacks

Jonathan orders SSS, others to arrest bombers in seven days

AU condoles with Nigerians

Police report: Court stops IG from arresting SAN

Lagos Judiciary: Setting agenda for 2010/2011 legal year

Foreign investors show interest in Rivers

Corps member builds clinic for prisoners

Damilola was an armed robbery suspect, police insist

FADAMA groups in Delta receive N86m

Adopting creative advertising strategies for SMEs

First Bank supports Eko Atlantic City project

Nigeria at 50: Musings on the content of Independence (2)

Nigeria @ 50: Construction industry blighted by high cost, building collapse

Second term gladiators and their supports

MEND‘s satanic independence gift

Corruption and MDGs

NAICOM challenges NIA on market discipline

How insurers can benefit from local content policy – Okumagba

NCC to meet telecoms operators over QoS

e-Payment: Operators boost cardholders’ confidence with security measures

Ikeja Hotels’ profit rises by 45%

IMF urges cooperation to prevent ‘currency war’

Akingbola purchased N167bn Intercontinental Banks shares with depositors’ funds – Alabi

Bad loans: Spring Bank‘s shareholders ask debtors to pay back

‘Exceptional service delivery, key to banking operations’

Revised model: Bank workers may lose jobs

Saturday, October 02, 2010

Pensioners cry foul over non-payment of entitlement

Poll: Activist canvasses implementation of electoral act

Abia revokes amnesty programme for kidnappers

Osun council chairmen are thieves - NULGE

Group tasks FG on insecurity in the South-East

Still on Ogun House of Assembly matter

Nigeria losing 419 franchise

‘Merylisho’ engaged

China factories offset Europe slowdown worries

Spending and inflation data point to more Fed easing

Oil jumps to $81 on US, China data support

Sovereign debt credit ratings face EU demand for transparency

UK manufacturing growth hits 10-month low

US treasury gets $1bn profit on Citigroup stake’s sale

AT&T ‘speed dating’ with app firms to gain edge

Firm’s Lifestraw product filters 18,000 litres of water

Tottenham interested in Olympic Stadium

Van der Burgh replaces Semenya as S’Africa flag bearer

Agbonlahor set for surgery

Enormous marketing opportunity in basketball, says GSK manager

Automatic tickets: Senate dumps proposal - Cedes decision to parties, electorate

Customer service delivery key to brand building — GTBank

UN backs local moves against cyber crimes

2011: I stand where God stands — Obasanjo

Milo basketball: Dalex College, Govt Girls for opening match

Union Bank team could’ve done better – BBJ

Two barn mates to bounce back

Police: Judge hands out condoms hidden in acorns

Independent without reduction in dependence?

NBA announces scholarship programme

2011: Ribadu wants old politicians to retire

Panabiz unveils production printing solution

No 10 reopens

Metropolitan gets new owner

Moneygram reiterates commitment to local empowerment

‘Insurers should charge appropriate rates on businesses’

2011: Babangida’s camp in disarray

Captains agree for Sunday Ryder Cup finish

Orlando looks to make Magic memories in new arena

Troubled W. Pa. city lays off 9, plus police dog

Man to spend Christmas in jail for next 5 years

Dr SID to rock eviction show

Michael Jackson’s nephew releases first single

Man denies hitting sister at her wedding reception

Suspect runs into library while fleeing police

Eyes on India as Commonwealth Games start

Real sends signed jerseys to trapped Chile miners

What if my husband has kids outside our marriage?

The psycho-social impact of extra-marital affairs

FG urged to create more varsities

Abuja bombing: MEND regrets as NBA, others bemoan action

‘New computers could boot in seconds’

‘Absence of alternative asset investment hindering returns on managed funds’

Eunice Efole finds love?

Obaro Ibru intensifies groove

Sokoto, judiciary and cry for justice

Riddles over death in a beach

Engaged Meryl booted out

Election 2011: The need for time shift

Youth leader’s illicit affair with young men

So you want to be a lawyer?

Agitation for fair play hots up in Kwara

2011: There’s pressure on me to run for presidency — Akande

Best friends again

Linda Priddy refreshes

South Africa records trade deficit

Teaming up to save money online

...blast rattles security chiefs

Learning made easy as Multichoice donates ICT centres to Edo schools

Nigeria can win the war against malaria – Pharmacologist

‘Meeting health care needs, a global challenge’

The problem in offices isn’t absenteeism but ‘presenteeism’ — Arinola Adeniyi

Cambodian refugee competes for Australia

Nigeria @ 50: Kojo, Raji call for grass-roots development

Inmate ends up nearly naked after jail escape try

Ochocinco cereal box uses sex-line number

Judge dismisses some charges in Nicole’s case

Denzel Washington to host Nobel Peace concert

Each time the masquerades come to town…

Farmer sues landlord over stolen crop

Boston firefighters get oxygen masks for pets

‘I saw my father kill my mother!’

50 heroes for 50 years and all that jazz

My husband wants me to have an affair with another man

Chelsea vs Arsenal: Concentration is key, says Mikel

Sports minister frisked at athletes’ village

’I vowed that if I celebrate 25 years in marriage without another wife, I‘ll never go into polygamy’

When a partner feels insecure

PathCare, LUTH collaborate on diagnostic laboratory

Our aim is to make DNA test universally acceptable in Nigeria –– MD, Lynx DNA Laboratories

Quality graduates: Lecturers should undergo industrial attachment in industry — Dada

Golden Jubilee bombing latest: FG to overhaul security system again

Mobile communication improves health, education services — Research

Nigeria @ 50: APWEN wants high lending rate tackled

Toyin Alakiu’s new life

Ronke Ojora goes out of view

Boundary disputes are giving Ondo sleepless nights — Deputy Governor

Nigeria @50: After the celebration, what next?

Man beats wife to death

Collection of tolls from street traders: Encouraging illegality through the back door

Nigeria at 50: Thus far, how far?

2011: Who can we trust?

Free life-changing training for auto-technicians in Lagos

I have lived rough and I have lived well — Victor Haffner, 91

Wearing body magic trims down protruded bellies –MD, 1st Zone Clothier

Comedian Greg Giraldo dies at 44

All hail the diminutive giant!

A more perfect union

Nigeria at 50: A promise unfulfilled

Train crash kills 36 in Indonesia

Global anti-counterfeit deal is close, EU says

Odemwingie wins award in England

Friday, October 01, 2010

Itsekiri group mobilises indigenes for voter registration

‘Terrain no excuse for Niger Delta underdevelopment’

Ogun community hails upgrade of royal title

JTF, police rescue kidnapped school children

MTN PF: How Chidinma won the crown

Residents lament blackout in Minna

BBA 4: Meryl becomes target

Independence: We were forced to flee Aba –Residents

Oyedepo foresees turnaround in Nigeria’s economy in three years

Alao-Akala tasks youths over nation building

KSA buries mum in style

Data supports modest third-quarter growth

CAF Champions League: Eneramo takes form to Al Ahly

Sagay, Ojo, Aturu condemn Abuja bombings

Number of polling units in Lagos remains unchanged – REC

Political parties ignore physically challenged candidates – JONAPWD

Heavy security in Ekiti as Nigeria marks 50th anniversary

We’ve new set of colonial rulers – Oshiomhole

Armed robber to die by hanging in Osun

Her sister hinders our love

Maltina shows ‘swag’ in Benin

2011: Shift in election timetable dangerous – NBA

Nigeria @50: Why some ex-heads of state were not honoured – Jonathan

Commonwealth Games: Athletics will lift Nigeria -Bada

‘We don’t want Tyson, Jackson in voter register again’

Wall Street drops on profit taking

Ireland faces $68bn bank rescue to prop up Anglo

Getting through the rough patches in trading

AIG, United States set faster, riskier exit path

Pharmacist wins new car in First Bank promo

Only visionary leaders can save Nigeria – Adekanmbi

Looking beyond Delhi 2010 Games

I’ll quit acting if my fiance insists –Sola Kosoko

Sunny Neji replaces Tabansi on COSON board

My mother dislikes my girlfriend

Bombings affected my head and ears – Miguel Julien, eyewitness

Voter registration: Again, INEC defers signing of DDCM supply contract

AFRIFF lands in PH

Youth corps member snatched my husband

Perseverance key to a greater Nigeria –Fashola

Bombers are saboteurs of Niger Delta struggle – IYC

Corrupt, irresponsible leadership bane of Nigerian nation –Cleric

81 per cent of eligible voters to participate in 2011 elections –Survey

He is a Yahoo! fraudster

Nse Ikpe-Etim goes to Harvard

Bombings: Wicked anniversary gift –Jonathan

Golden Jubilee bombings: 14 killed, 66 injured in Abuja

Ondo riverside communities: Tales of woes amid oil wealth

You can achieve your dream (8)

Aba still under siege of criminals

I caught my husband in bed with underage girl

Golden jubilee: A matter of priorities

Malaria experts focus on RTS,S as malaria vaccines for the world conference begins

UN agencies’ report examines global progress in fight against HIV/AIDS

Ways to protect children from kidnappers (1)

What God has joined together, let no ED put asunder

Building on the foundations of unity and progress

Nigeria @50: Still in search of nationhood

Ini Edo turns producer

I started publishing with only N6,500 –Sunny Obazu-Ojeagbase

We’re religious but not godly –Pastor Abina, GOFAMINT overseer

I used to be so embarrassed with my boobs when I was younger –Foluke Daramola

Rashidi Yekini’s new wave of generosity sparks row

Osun PDP: Trouble on Treasure Island

RIM unveils BlackBerry PlayBook

Lawmakers urge regulators to avoid infighting

‘We don’t have organised retail outlets in Nigeria’

Equity market closes positive as Index rises by 1.61%

Where are the children?

China launches Moon mission

Kenyan banks set for consolidation by 2012

BMW to recall 350,000 luxury cars

Mali president urges cooperation against al Qaeda

No pardon for Ecuador rebels, says President Correa

Ten feared dead in explosions near independence anniversary venue

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Nigeria @ 50: ‘Government policies inhibit industrialisation, business growth’

‘Nigeria is key UK trading partner’

Fake police force uncovered in Ekiti

Implement new minimum wage now or face crisis – NLC

French budget aims to cut deficit

This is not Nigeria of our dream –Mbazulike Amechi

Officers tasked over performance

Lehman Brothers auction fetches £1.6m

Consumers want full privatisation of power sector

ACN blames FG for insecurity

Mudasiru: Appeal court stops trustees from interfering with estate

Police detain five NSCDC men over man’s death

FG honours Obasanjo, others

Body scanners: FG to investigate security officials

EU lays out sanctions to punish budget rebels

Customs urged to speed up cargo clearing process

Citylodge engages Thornberry of South Africa to boost operations

Corruption: EFCC accuses lawyers of stalling politicians’ trials

Onitsha Sports Club for Golden Tulip meet

Agitators for Ayoka Adebayo’s removal disrupt INEC meeting

Halliburton: FG withdraws charges against Julius Berger

Soldiers storm kidnappers’ hideouts in Aba, arrest 40

Nigeria @ 50: ANAN calls for diversified economy

Coca-Cola receives ITF awards

Cotecna advocates integration of risk systems with ASYCUDA++

India aims for 5% share in world shipbuilding

Michelin to raise ¤1.2bn to fund expansion

Auto manufacturers to unveil 100 new products in Paris

Give younger generation a chance –Anya

‘PPA has come to stay in Abia’

Edo GSG coordinator alleges death threat

China warns US Yuan bill could damage ties

ACF, ANPP disagree over Nigeria’s achievements

Ebohon‘s exhibition on at Omneka Gallery

Energy bills: 30-day notice plan for price rises

Japanese lender Takefuji files for bankruptcy

Bangladesh raises freight forwarding charges by 33%

Nigeria aims to capture 50% of global seaborne trade

UAC introduces Gala Crunchies to mark Nigeria@50

Dabur Herbal Toothpaste inaugurates ‘show your 32’ promo

Wema Bank partners Elizade

Independence couple speaks

Nigerians speak on Nigeria @ 50

McManus delight at athletes’ village

Governor’s Cup: ITF gives guidelines

Tagged Fragments, it will run till October 8.

Eagles need redemption – Shittu

First Bank urges massive investment in agric

Nigeria@50: African leaders, Nigerians advise FG on economic independence

Revocation of licence: GTI MFB assures customers

Chellarams’ subsidiary launches kirloskar pumps

Economic problems cannot be resolved overnight – Expert

Cargo clearance: Freight forwarders, Customs urged to be transparent

Singapore to inaugurate new maritime institute

China Airlines agrees to pay $40m US price-fixing fine

‘Power generation, distribution should be open to the private sector’

Onabrakpeya, Osinowo, others at Terra Kulture

Chile miners’ families sue for $27m

2011: Jega moves to boost staff morale

Queen’s baton reaches Delhi

Nigeria needs new set of leaders –Odunewu

UN warns states on illegal immigrant rights

New envoy assures on US-Nigeria relationship

Why Nigeria is still on course – Ademowo

Accept our conditions or stay away – Zimbabwe

Jonathan wants sequence of elections changed

Owerri meeting was unnecessary –Ezeife

Hindus, Muslims must share holy site- Indian court

CNN’s i-list berths in heads to Nigeria country

Pasuma in green and white

Kaduna, Yola airports’ flight equipment breaks down

China issues US yuan bill warning

Indian ports capacity to rise to 1 billion tonnes

Improving seafarers’ conditions for maritime development

FG should introduce measures to boost confidence in economy – LCCI

US Currency Act violates WTO rules – China

University Press posts N276.8m profit in 2010

I don’t pray to be alive during Nigeria’s centenary celebration – Jonathan

For 50 years, they kept the country dancing

Nigerian @50: Inconsistent results, no development

Nigeria’ll produce first astronaut by 2015 – NARSDA boss

Nwosu backs Eguavoen for Eagles

Pupils emphasise the need to elevate education sector

Rogge visit to provide lift for organisers

Glo tariff package excites supporters club

Education: Large in quantity, poor in quality – Fafunwa

Nigerian sport epileptic – Obakpolor

A ripe time for a world class university project

Trade integration key to Africa development –UBA

Nigeria, still a toddler at 50?

Pope, UN send messages as governors, others preach hope

Market capitalisation rises by N600bn in 9 months

Warranty support: APC opens local swap centre

Why Nigeria will not experience cement scarcity – Manufacturers

Chinese port plans $1.95bn expansion

NOAA announces $12.6m grants to support endangered species recovery

Irish deficit jumps after new bank bail-out

FG to spend N14bn on compulsory insurance policies

Nigeria@50: Time to clear our peculiar mess

Nigeria at 50: Still a wild goose chase on job creation

Nigeria at 50: My thought

Nigeria at 50: The imperative of national reinvention

Lagos Book Festival coming

In Abuja, the beautiful contend with the ugly

Sex video student commits suicide

Let’s face real issues, President tells Atiku, others

How Nigeria can regain greatness –Maitama Sule

HANS BLIX: Some thoughts on non-proliferation in the Middle East

British brothers ‘planned Mumbai-style terror attack in Europe’

Celebrating 50 years of unfulfilled economic potential

Nigeria gets N210bn to fight AIDS, malaria, TB