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The Punch News Archive for April 2011Rss

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Imams advise Fashola, others

Adeboye dedicates mega churches

‘Imported’ policemen arrested

Poll: NIS arrests foreigners

Court frees suspect over attempted murder of Adesanya

Refugees deliver babies in camp

‘Health, safety vital to labour relation’

ACN asks Jonathan to re-open Ogun Assembly

‘Compensate defeated women contestants’

UN to train 250 judges for election tribunals

Judge condemns police disobedience

Support Uduaghan – Deputy

‘Cancel A’Ibom polls’

ANPP wins Zamfara governorship election

Gov: Sambo loses to cpc again in own polling unit

Uduaghan re-elected in Delta

Amaechi promises inclusive government

Osun evacuees

PDP faults Osun election

PDP sweeps parliamentary seats in C’River, Bayelsa

Ex-deputy speaker tasks Jonathan over power, security

ACN decries killings

Wale Oke supports call to probe Buhari

PDP congratulates Chime

APGA candidate demands Nnewi results

Aliyu re-elected

Hawker jailed for stealing

Musician wins Anambra assembly seat

Forensic test ’ll expose rigging in S’East – CPC

Kwara evacuates corps members

Suswam: Court to rule on certificate scandal

I’ll not disappoint – Orji

Jega to decide Imo rerun date

Jang, Dariye win in Plateau

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Power brokers: Out in the cold

Masari rejects election result

INEC faults unauthorised results

Olawepo accepts defeat

Bauchi: Fire razes 45 houses

ACN supporters protest

Prevent ballot snatching, GOC charges soldiers

Sokoto: PDP sweeps 30 assembly seats

Dabiri-Erewa re-elected for third term

Gov election: Imo inconclusive, PDP wins Abia

Group hails elections

Chime wins in Enugu

PHCN appeals to consumers in Kaduna

Rivers evacuates 64 corps members from Bauchi

Fayemi condoles with Oni

Court remands eight

Rivers: Omehia alleges intimidation

Mimiko commends Ondo electorate

Anti-party activities: ‘PDP must punish IBB, Atiku’

ALGON applauds election

LP tasks Chime

Group hails Ngige’s victory

...Fayose rejects result, as Arise congratulates winner

Jubilation as ACN sweeps polls in Ekiti

Candidate asks Jega to probe N150m alleged bribery

Compulsory education: A’Ibom to enforce compliance

Ekocorp loses director

‘Develop infrastructure’

Amaechi, Akpabio re-elected in Rivers, A’Ibom

Akogun, Edo Speaker lose parliamentary seats

Osoba assures Ogun indigenes

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Children find unexploded bomb near Borno cemetery

Muslim leaders blame Yakowa for violence

Low turnout in Katsina, Kano

A’Ibom: Five feared dead in election fracas

Oshiomhole alleges fraud in Edo Central

Impressive turnout in Kwara

Corps members ignore boycott calls

TUC president escapes death in Rivers

Nigeria evolving new political process – Jonathan

Ikeja: Tight security, low turnout

Alimosho: Free, fair elections possible in Nigeria — Orelope-Adefulire

Corps member arrested with thumb-printed ballot papers

Police protect WAEC staff

Epe: Voters refuse to sell votes

Apapa and Idi-Araba: Hausa communities boycott elections

Security beef up

Monday, April 25, 2011

Nigeria’ll soon be great again – Okonkwo, Olawepo

‘Minister not suspended over my victory’

Yobe health reform

INEC shifts NASS poll

Suswam denies N1m gift to dpos

ACN, APGA want REC, judge removed

Why I won’t tolerate security lapses – Bayelsa CP

Post-election riots: Goat meat scarcity worsens in Anambra

We’re fully ready for gov poll – INEC

Saraki urges politicians to exercise restraint

Abia: ANPP candidate withdraws for Orji

Post-election violence depicts lack of love – Olumba

ACN, PDP call for better security

SMS scare: Bayelsa heightens security

Ex-speaker faults CPC rigging claims in S’East

Oritsejafor’s call satanic – Odumakin

‘Jonathan’s victory not cash-induced’

Nigeria to fortify missions abroad

We are ready for gov, assembly poll – Govt, parties

Tribute to Madi

ACN, SSS disagree

Avoid ethnic politics – Cleric

INEC cancels accreditation

Intrigues precede elections in Oyo

Industrialists make case for Fashola

Ogun evacuates 150 corps members

Sunday, April 24, 2011

$180m Halliburton scam: Judge transfers suit against ex-US vice president

ACN candidate’s appeal

Alumni want credible election

Delta community library gets N1.2m

Gombe victims get N3.2m relief materials

...Clergy asks Christians to show love

Easter: Elechi preaches peace, unity

Sambo canvasses respect for voters’ choices

APGA cautions CPC

YCE advises Jonathan

Lagos gov poll

‘Resist selfish politicians’

SNG tasks Jonathan on Nigerians’ expectations

Alaafin, Alao-Akala rift

ACN’s last minute move defeatist – Obanikoro

Elections: Nigeria will soon get it right – Observer

Group calls for overhauling of security agencies

Judges’ package: Oyo prepares to appeal against verdict

ACN flays Daniel

Police warn hoodlums as tension mounts in Ekiti

Prepare your handover note, Ajimobi tells Alao-Akala

Traders host Dosunmu

Mimiko decries violence

‘Landlords harassed us because we voted

Political killings: Fish out perpetrators, NANS urges FG

Makinde advocates peaceful election

NLC lauds Fayemi over pay rise for workers

Oyo gov race: ‘It’s rig and roast’

Imo gov poll: Who occupies Douglas House?

Ondo evacuates indigenes from North

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Corpses found in river in eastern Burundi

Palestinian leader to meet Germany’s Merkel next month

Yemen unrest timeline

McCain urges recognition of Libya rebel council

France’s Sarkozy ready to visit rebel-held Benghazi

Roma flee Hungarian far-right ‘training camp’

Friday, April 22, 2011

Jimoh Ibrahim’s brother joins Labour party

Woman arraigned for killing man with iron rod

Easter: Pray for post-election stability in Nigeria –Aregbesola

LP, ACN members ask court to disqualify parties’ candidates in Plateau

‘Lagos governorship seat open to any party’

Ekiti: PDP supporters defect to ACN ahead of poll

Violence: Yakowa appeals to fleeing non-natives

Colleagues mourn Ashley Nwosu

Absence of corps members threatens gov poll in Katsina

Security agencies advised to sustain calm in Bauchi

Post-election violence: Anglican bishop advocates scrapping of NYSC

NANS condemns post-election riots, hails Jonathan, Jega

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Fairest presidential election

Mohammed Abacha appeals

Police to punish officers

Court disqualifies under-age candidate

Punch correspondent ordered out of court

Security chief urges vigilance during polls

REC warns electoral officers against compromise

Police deny killings

Cleric tasks FG over election violence

Judge awards N.1m damage

Fayemi denies charge

Ejigbo boils over N5m donation to Cote d’Ivoire returnees

Violence: Okogie, NLC, NASFAT stress need for peace

CNPP canvasses votes for ACN

Yobe senator floats N100m employment scheme

Ekiti central: Judge hands-off suit

Robbery: Constable dismissed

Presidential poll systematically rigged – ACN

African countries, group hail Jonathan’s victory

53 Nigerians deported

Nigerians lack good sleeping habit – Expert

Rioters are negatively motivated criminals – FG

In Kwara, parties sing discordant tunes

Easter: Bankole, govs admonish Nigerians

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Gov poll: Alao Akala woos Alaafin

Olubadan wants security

Bamidele warns PDP

Senate Presidency: Fayemi denies alliance with PDP

Osun doctors fast to end 13-month strike

Ademowo bemoans political violence

FG releases relief materials

ACN slams Daniel over comment on election

PDP candidate rejects Ogun West election result

Govt relaxes Kaduna curfew

How pastor duped me of N6.65m – Victim

Oyo: Ibadan elders endorse Ajimobi

ANPP gov candidate steps down in Kwara

FEC congratulates Jonathan, condemns riots

Ohaneze congratulates Jonathan

Students condemn post election riots

Court returns Masari as CPC gov candidate

UNIUYO promises entrepreneurship education

Violence: Kaduna pdp counts losses

Relatives search morgues

Easter: Sultan greets Christians

Lagos assembly Muslims pray

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

NEMA attends to crisis victims

Bafarawa, others warn against violence

Jonathan: LP candidate lauds Mimiko

Jonathan: A marriage of providence, goodwill

Presidential election: Oyo PDP getting its bite back?

Ekiti PDP claims credit for victory

I did my best for Plateau State – Dariye

Oyo politicians laud INEC, security agencies

ACN alleges plot by Daniel to disrupt elections

Jonathan’s victory ordained by God – ACN chief

Cleric asks parties to accept election result

Why we refused to sign presidential result sheets – CPC, ACN

Ogun crisis: Daniel set to meet Jonathan

Lagos committed to justice at grassroots – CJ

Fayemi meets Ekiti monarchs over April 26 polls

Alao-Akala: Appeal court dismisses Oyelese, others’ plea for accelerated hearing

I’m ready for INEC panel – Ngige

Pyrates condemn post-election violence

Amaechi alleges plan to disrupt governorship poll

‘No arrest of religious leader’

Group warns of imminent hostilities by ex-militants

Ohakim predicts opponents’ fall

Monday, April 18, 2011

Varsity lecturers call off strike in Rivers

Politicians advise INEC, media on voter education

Group alleges rigging

ACN candidate rejects result

Why Buhari failed in Abia – CPC candidate

Jonathan’s victory not approval for PDP – Oyegun

EFCC freezes N6.4bn account linked to ex-minister

Violence: Military, police read the Riot Act

EU, NDI, Commonwealth hail NASS, presidential poll

Ajimobi, Ladoja caution Alao-Akala

Akande advocates better infrastructure in public schools

‘Ensure credible election’

Bankole, Aregbesola congratulate Jonathan

I have no enemies to fight – Jonathan

Senator-elect advocates state police

PDP, ACN trade words on election results in Osun

Presidential poll: ACN denies alliance with PDP

Sunday, April 17, 2011

...Alao-Akala lauds voters

PDP beats ACN, others in Oyo

Jonathan defeats Ribadu, Buhari in Ekiti

...Party chiefs want inec to do the right thing

PDP wins in Enugu as CPC seeks cancellation of result

ANPP loses at Onu’s polling unit

PDP triumphs in Anambra

‘Hard work gave PDP victory’

Jonathan gets 98 per cent in Abia

ACN, PDP trade blame over ballot snatching in Ido-Osi

LP chairman suspended

Former SSS boss hails militants

Oyo: Group wants Ladoja to step down for Ajimobi

Yewa Obas never endorsed Isiaka – Olurin

Candidates advised to accept defeat

Cote d’Ivoire: Nigeria has regained its status — Ajumogobia

COEASU tasks FG to upgrade colleges to varsity status

CPC tops in Kano

Ex-minister decries religious politics

30 arrested in Adamawa

Buhari wins in Bauchi

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Auto crash:Five STF members injured

Low turnout, peaceful election in Kwara

Inec officials kidnapped in Benue

Delay, low turnout, arguments in Ogbomoso

Large turnout as Jonathan takes early lead

Insane man mounts hoarding

Mimiko denies dumping LP for PDP

Amosun will turn Ogun State around — Group

PDP, LP sweep poll for President in Ondo

Ogun: Jonathan in early lead

No canopy for Bankole’s polling unit

Gunmen kill monarch in Ogun

Youths demand ‘settlement’ in Ahoada

Ajumogobia tasks African leaders

Restriction order: Soldiers arrest seven

Low turnout not a big deal – Obasanjo

72-year-old grandmother okays election

Okada riders defy restriction order

Poor turnout mars presidential poll in Ogun

Enugu: Gunmen kidnap female voter

Abia: Election peaceful, 610 disenfranchised in Umukiaba

Violence: Police arrest five in Maiduguri

Anambra: High turnout, peaceful poll

Enugu: Nwodo, Eze, Njeze hail exercise

Much peace, little violence

Angry voters attack electoral official

Titbits from the states

Friday, April 15, 2011

Insecurity in S’East, S’South worries professionals

IG promotes 31 in Ogun, bars OPC others from electoral duties

‘We’re not working against free, fair election’

ASUU condemns assault on employee by UNILORIN authorities

Pupils’ unrest: Oyo NUT wants insurance, security

Gunmen attack governorship running mate

PDP accuses Osun REC of contempt of court

Presidency: Alliance against Jonathan won’t stand, says Clark

Shekarau inaugurates transport scheme for female students

Presidential poll: We’ve got all materials needed – Osun INEC

CODER warns FG against deployment of soldiers

Group dispels rumours of poll cancellation

Thursday, April 14, 2011

‘Demonstrate your preference’

Stop killing infant albino

Anenih, police foil bank robbery

Anti-Alao-Akala lawmakers dump PDP for ACN

Jonathan, Sambo will win in Rivers – Amaechi

Edo: Court nullifies ACN’s substitution of candidate

Ex-banker demands N1bn for sack

N110m generator fraud: Accused get tough bail conditions

Imo West: S’Court orders INEC, others to maintain status quo

Elections will shape Nigeria’s future – Observers

LP candidate rejects result

Rep returns to PDP

Dogs to be deployed

Kwara outlaws protests

Ekiti CNPP promises peaceful polls

Police raid hotels

Former ACN candidate defects to PDP

ACN accuses Kwara govt of arm-twisting

Politician lauds corps members

Ogun ACN cries out over inciting SMS

Ogboru unveils plan for Delta’s development

Catholic Church denies endorsing any candidate

‘PDP, PPN alliance still possible’

‘Achieving 35% women performance in politics doubtful’

Oshiomhole sacks more govt officials

Presidential poll: Jonathan urges mass turnout

Show reverence to national flag – Rotary

National Assembly election not free and fair – Akande

ACN rejects NASS poll results in C’River

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Anxiety in Kaduna over inciting SMS

INEC, CPC sued

ANPP urges opposition parties to unite

Buhari’s tears, sign of defeat – PDP

Minister wants improved polls

CPC commends INEC

Political suits hindering bail applications – Judge

Tallen was wrong choice for LP in Plateau – Tapgun

‘No election petitions’

INEC promises smooth presidential election

Stop bribing voters, Mbu warns politicians

Why students must vote for Jonathan – NANS

Maku decries primordial issues in election debates

120 acres of India hemp

PDP woos Dokubo, ex-militants for Jonathan

Presidential poll: ACN alleges intimidation of supporters

Nigeria ranks 104 in global technology

Kerosene: Marketers fault NNPC

Two schools shut in Ibadan

Ex-NBA secretary advocates scrapping of security vote

Gunmen abduct ex-VC’s son

INEC’s Asaba office deserted

We expect more voters on Saturday – INEC

‘PDP planned my arrest, arraignment’

CPC candidate forms shadow govt

‘Opposition against ACN possible’

‘We wont underrate opposition parties’

Fayemi pledges support for rule of law

Group lauds Jonathan

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Alhaja Sidikat Ayoka Adesina

Attack on gov candidate

Police arrest armed CPC youth leader

Court orders Army chief to produce 41 youths

ACN rejects N’Assembly results in Bauchi, Benue

Abia advises Kalu

Wabara thanks PDP supporters

Expert advises govs on security

Accord Party asks Inec, police to caution PDP

FUTO VC can’t be returning officer – ACN

Police arraign Enugu LP candidate, 35 others

Opposition parties reject N’Assembly polls results in Enugu

Senator-elect makes case for voters

Board justifies refusal of young pilgrims

Corps members demand prompt payment of allowances

NISLT sounds tough

18 persons burnt to death

Business community endorses Jonathan

Defeat: Katsina appeases workers, yields to demands

N’Assembly polls enjoyed robust security – NHRC

Monday, April 11, 2011

One killed in PDP, ACN fracas in Benue

US institute scores INEC high

Atiku hails elections, advises security agencies

PDP retains senatorial, House of Reps seats in Adamawa

Elections were transparent

Cleric, group urge losers to accept defeat

ACN candidate narrates how five persons were killed

Ondo ACN recruits canvassers for Ribadu

Jonathan will win by 75%

ACPN, ACN reject Kwara election results

No more business as usual in legislature – Opposition

INEC releases final results in Edo

PDP clinches more constituencies in C’River

Bomb scare causes pandemonium at INEC office

Court dismisses Falana’s suit against Lagos bail law

Ashafa commends electorate

police quiz 37 suspects

Nigerians in South Africa commend INEC on parliamentary polls

Presidential, gov elections will be better – Jega

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Police impound 8 cars in Adamawa

Yar’Adua’s daughter loses in Katsina

ACN wins in Edo North

Opposition wants Bayelsa REC removed

ANPP breaks jinx in Ebonyi

Cleric urges youths to shun violence

INEC shouldn’t celebrate yet —Sylva

I’ll win —Candidate

Physically challenged voters express hope in elections

Mimiko commends INEC

Agagu: PDP protests result of Ondo South Senatorial District

Minister threatens to arrest stray govt officials

ACN wins in Badagry

Olajumoke, Ogunniya, others lose in Ondo

Oyo: Lanlehin floors Adedibu’s son

Party leaders commend INEC

NBA tasks N’Assembly over health bill

PDP maintains grip on FCT

I was offered N10m bribe – Returning Officer

PDP wins five seats in Plateau

Saraki, others pick seats in Kwara

Citizens in US hail N’Assembly poll

‘Tsiga must resign’

Senate president re-elected

INEC releases results in Gombe, Nasarawa

PHCN decries vandalism

Saturday, April 09, 2011

INEC improves on logistics

Voter apathy in Ikeja, Magodo, Badagry

Confusion in Mangoro as INEC officer stops voting midway

Fashola, Seriki hail poll

Police boss grateful for military presence

Voters demand, get cash reward

Travellers stranded at Lagos airport

Heavy security in Epe INEC office

Why INEC omitted LP, CPC logos on ballot papers – REC

Protest in Oshodi over voting cubicles

Bode George laments inability to vote

At last, the 2011 elections kick off

Chime on poll

Large turn-out, violence, upsets mark N’Assembly poll

The facebook, twitter election

Voters disenfranchised

Suleja corps members died as martyrs — Jonathan

Police molest journalist

Akunyili, Ngige in tight race for Anambra Central

Suleja explosion: ‘Bomb was imported’ …..planted in wall outside INEC office

ACN candidate cries foul

Enugu: Tension over shortage of materials, missing names

Anambra: Violence, discrepancies mark exercise

Three thugs arrested

TUC plans protest

Abia: Protests, box snatching, intimidation rock election

Mark in early lead in Benue South

Edo: Soldiers intercept electoral materials

Delta: Parties, INEC officials clash

Calm in Plateau, as voters turn out en masse

Massive turnout in Kwara as voters defy rain

Ballot snatching mars voting in Bayelsa

Uncertainty in states as rescheduled NASS poll holds today

Akunyili, Ngige in near-collision in NTA toilet

Friday, April 08, 2011

Court remands children over alleged killing of mother

NDLEA seizes 99,000 litres of adulterated diesel, kerosene

Anti-Tinubu text messages continue to circulate

‘Children shouldn’t be in prison with criminals’

Two pilots, others escape death as air force jet crash-lands

Aregbesola signs N102.8bn budget into law

Vote credible leaders, Adefarasin tells Nigerians

Katsina gov warns against use of thugs

NASS poll: Turnout unpredictable in Katsina

Dep gov advises Ido-Osi people on peaceful polls

Let’s make April polls credible, groups urge INEC, politicians

Only family courts can preside over children matters – Lagos CJ

Late postponement hits senatorial poll in Bauchi

Bad roads, constant flooding worry 26 Ogun communities

Gov candidate canvasses support for Jega

Monarchs call for calm during elections

NMA calls for quick passage of health bill

Church denies membership of dead teenager

Ashaolu is the recognised ANTP president – Lere Paimo

Thursday, April 07, 2011

‘Soldiers must leave’

NAFDAC establishes offices in LGs

EU observer upbeat on elections

EU expresses worry over progress of MDGs

Police arrest abductors of ACN candidate

Women, children to benefit from Canadian grant

Vote credible candidates – Clerics

Fire guts AIT again

Nigeria can’t lead Africa without credible elections – Jonathan

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Water institute graduates 26,000

US naval ship arrives Lagos

Obi’s candidature: Appeal court adjourns sitting

10 million diabetic in Africa

‘Why Nigeria can’t practise true federalism’

Oshiomhole flayed over accusation against soldiers

ICPC arraigns four Police Service Commission officers

Community leader, policeman arrested over slain speaker’s brother

Community wants bishop removed

Ebonyi VVF Centre

Nigeria $5m grant

Fears over Dieziani Allison-Madueke’s health

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

N9bn fraud: Accused statement to EFCC voluntary —Judge

Katsina ACN wants audit of used ballot papers

We are not under obligation to pay retired judges, Oyo tells court

Fire outbreak rocks Ogere NNPC pipeline

Monarch reported to police for supporting senator

Lassa fever outbreak kills one doctor in Adamawa

Imo ANPP demands prosecution of monarch over election materials

Firm, C’ River partner on health, social welfare

Kidnapped Rep denies rescue claim by police

Fashola urges Lagosians to ignore negative text messages

Polls: Oshiomhole faults soldier/police collusion

Aturu petions Jonathan, FEC over Keke NAPEP

TRACE trains 2,000 teachers in Ogun

EFCC arraigns three over $.7m generator fraud

Ekiti inaugurates committee to probe primary schools’ projects

INEC: CAN president appeals for patience

Aregbesola assures EU election monitoring team of security

We can’t afford social unrest – FG

Imo West: Appeal court dismisses Uzodinma’s suit, upholds Izunaso’s election

Libya: FG to airlift evacuees’ luggage

Ajumogobia charges ambassadors-designate on prudence

Court orders arrest of Plateau SSG, LG boss

$180m Halliburton scam: Plaintiff petitions CJ, seeks probe of missing documents

Monday, April 04, 2011

JTF kills one in gunbattle

Enugu: FRSC arrests 478

NAFDAC DG donates to refugees

Ogun police assures of credible poll

FGC Warri Old Students’ Association elects officers

NBA files suit against appointment of SANs

‘Non-engagement of chemists leads to bad roads’

How Cele pastor duped me – Victim

Aregbesola blames Cote d’Ivoire crisis on leadership failure

Gates Foundation, others hold global summit

Abia to punish monarchs involved in politics

‘Patients with terminal ailment, capable of normal living’

Police avert electoral violence in Ogun, arrest three

Reps candidate tasks security agencies over Saturday poll

Party seeks to oust Obi in Appeal court

‘Don’t pay lip service to war against corruption’

Ondo: LP asks IG to investigate alleged violence by PDP

Reps candidate raises fresh alarm in Ondo

Sunday, April 03, 2011

Group lauds IG over security arrangement

Nigeria should learn from INEC’s failure — Minister

NDPSF asks for Jega’s resignation

Ex-LG boss wants focus on Olomi

Group seeks removal of Delta INEC Chief

Failed poll, national embarrassment —Oshiomhole

ANPP threatens to drag INEC to court

Fear grips Rivers LG over kidnapped Rep’s whereabouts

Party, SAN differ on election shift

Adeboye denies rift with aide

Enugu: Soldiers arrest senator’s aide over gun possession

Senatorial candidates, Jimoh Ibrahim’s aide differ on arrested thugs

Saturday, April 02, 2011

Soldiers at many troublespots

Voting continues in Apapa despite postponement

Anambra: Candidate’s name missing on ballot paper

Agents, voters wait in vain for materials

Abia: Mixed reactions trail postponement

Anambra: Candidates express shock, disbelief over postponement

Ebonyi: One killed as PDP, ANPP supporters clash

Violence in Osun

ACN puts blame on INEC, PDP

Jega’s announcement prevents electoral failure in Ijebu North

Enugu: Political leaders hail postponement, lament cost

Ebonyi: Shift N’Assembly election to April 9, Onu urges INEC

Knocks, kudos greet postponement

N’Assembly poll: Oyo PDP, ACN express disappointment

PDP, PPN, others condemn INEC’s action

We’ve made a fool of ourselves — Fayemi

Postponement: Adesina, Ladoja, CODER fault INEC

The many costs of postponement

Bwari Area Council …before postponmen

It’s harvest of follies in Jega’s den

N’Assembly poll: How feasible is Monday?

Adamawa voters disappointed

Don’t be discouraged, NLC tells Nigerians

30 die in Bauchi road accident

Large turnout in Abuja, despite postponement

Arrest of fake corps members: Kwara ACN demands list of NYSC members

14 die in Okene-Benin

Massive protests in Delta over postponement

Poll postponement: Stakeholders cry foul in Kwara

Friday, April 01, 2011

Ati Annang condemns violence in Akwa Ibom

South-West Senators’ Forum commends IG over redeployment of CPs

Police threaten election riggers as NYSC boss assures corps members of safety

Ekiti: Parties pass vote of confidence in police, SSS

Elections: Our husbands dare not fail Nigerian women– Hajara Adeola

‘Don’t use telephone to destabilise Nigeria’

CPC tells voters to witness counting

Bureau tasks politicians, public workers over transparency

Bauchi inaugurates special security committee to check violence

...confusion about protection of votes

Vote monitoring: INEC insists voters can stay

Election eve: Lagos residents in panic shopping, banking

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Group faults shooting of five people in Benue

Retired officers decry non implementation of pension

ACN expresses concern over voting directives

Forgery: Judge orders parties to file pleadings

Fayemi distributes 140 vehicles to drivers’ unions

Elections: Police invite Tokyo, others in Oyo

Exempt serving judges from election tribunals – Babalola

Ogun PDP/PPN crisis: Judge transfers case to Abeokuta

Court dismisses suit against Yakowa’s N500m fund-raiser

Group petitions IG over NURTW members

PDP files contempt charge against Jega, REC

Osun TRC: Soldiers killed my husband

Robbers kill six policemen in Kogi