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The Punch News Archive for August 2011Rss

Monday, August 29, 2011

Jonathan calls for additional intelligence gathering

NCWS calls for end to terrorism

Atiku, Rep support foreign investigators

Group, Shell bicker over oil act

Traders, vendors accuse Rivers taskforce

‘Be your brothers’ keeper’

I thought it was lightning – Survivor

INEC secures 24 convictions, 297 cases pending

Kwara ex-LG officials protest over severance pay

Ekiti favourite for S’West PDP sec job

Uduaghan warns clerics against incitement

Vision 2020: Avoid wishful thinking, Akinjide tells Jonathan

‘I’m under pressure to withdraw petition against Suswan’

PDP decries kidnappings, killings in Edo

Opposition plans consensus candidate in C’River

Two in Bayelsa cult clash

‘Rescind decision on Salami’

Ondo reconstitutes council caretaker committees

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Jonathan can reverse Salami’s suspension – Senator

Moon sighting

We’ll not intervene in Ataoja stool crisis – Police

Obasanjo challenges Ogun PDP

Delta commissioner’s father kidnapped

ACN, PDP disagree on minimum wage

Kidnappers kill two in Edo

Ogun, Ondo commiserate

Single tenure bill ill timed – Ashafa

ACN tasks Boko Haram on peace

Officials differ over state of security at building

‘It’s national shame’

INTERPOL condemns bombing

We want our father, dead or alive —Family

Unmask evildoers – Makinde, CD

Oyo ex-CJ was murdered – Police

PHCN urges monarch to stop vandalism

Bi-Courtney promises good road for Ramadan

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Spanish doctors to assist on public holiday

8 victims to be flown abroad … Norwegian UNODC staff among dead

UN confirms death of 9 members of staff

Investigators comb site for clues

Collapsed buildings claim 30 lives in eight months

… families keep vigil

Corpses moved to National Hospital

Yar’Adua’s death stalls N10bn cancer centre

NYSC evacuees redeployed to South-West states

Home reconciles trainees with their families

Friday, August 26, 2011

Sambo denies rumour of fire outbreak in his residence ...commiserates with victims of bomb blast

Oyo commiserates with Obey over wife’s death

Obi blames politicians for Anambra’s woes

Lawyers flout NBA’s directive, attend investiture of 30 new SANs

Projects: Yuguda urges governors to emulate Amaechi

Monarch dies after slumping at Anambra event

LP faults Bayelsa tribunal, heads for Appeal Court

Ekiti to begin social security scheme for the elderly

Prolonged dryness in South to end soon – NIMET

AbdulMutallab demands trial in Sharia court

NBA wants CJN removed as NJC chairman

Single tenure: National Assembly may get bill in October

Thursday, August 25, 2011

PDP accuses ACN of inciting Nigerians

‘Why we are against Salami’s removal’

Nigeria lacks indigenous capacity in road construction – Minister

‘Repair Benin-Ore road’

Lagos spent N2.9bn on bursaries, scholarships in four years

Mbang urges Jonathan to drop single tenure proposal

Defaulting tenant wants media coverage of suit stopped

Group accuses Shell of flouting Local Content Act

Rebels tackle Gaddafi diehards

Rescue ship allowed

Robbers kill three

Boko Haram kills 12 in banks raid

Nigeria, Ethiopia seeks AU’s support for NTC

Tripoli residents dodge gun battles to buy food

Salami’s counsel secure leave for substituted service

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

FG to simplify visa issuance

Oshiomhole advocates post-tenure punishment for politicians

Obi wants Nigeria, others to emulate Asian countries

Jibunoh undertakes final expedition with grandson

CAN, muslim group condemn Jonathan, NJC

Indigenes boost security

NIC defends delay in project inauguration

Military threaten impersonators

Rescind decision –NLC

67% fail NABTEB examination

A’Ibom workers

ASUSS challenges Jonathan

NAFDAC goes mobile

Police screen 2,800

INEC denies allegation

Ekiti prohibits hawking during school hours

Amaechi advocates constitution amendment

Former LAUTECH VC advises against break-up

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Lagos shuts Yaba market

LAUTECH crisis

Ihonvbere fears over Edo gov election

MASSOB holds prayer session for Ojukwu

‘Edo not deducting LGs funds’

Daniel remains our leader in Ogun – PPN

Monarch, others petition police over farm settlement killings

CAN Chairman, community bicker over Delta stool

Replacement not good for Jonathan’s image –ACN

Anambra honours Anyaoku, 74 others

Group advocates negotiation with Boko Haram

President made a blunder – Group

... seek trial in Libya

Group threatens showdown with commission

Anambra PDP demands Metuh’s sacking

Over 30 countries recognise rebels

Nigeria and the Arab revolutions

NBA President hails Amaechi

Monday, August 22, 2011

Family begs police

Uduaghan warns against expired vaccines

Senator lauds Ekiti

Enugu workers give ultimatum

ICPC, Alaibe disagree over N2.1bn contract scam

Community alleges plan to dump toxic waste

Daniel no longer in PDP –Party

It’s shocking – Sagay

‘Fund education’

Oritsejafor mourns Aikhomu

Tread with caution – Atiku

IFCN President is dead

Don’t defend Mimiko

FCT records 66 accidents

Health care census

Islamic banking

Oyo tackles cholera

It’s absurd to call a Nigerian a settler –Omolayole

Gunmen kill three in Bayelsa

Robbers attack ex-Senator in Osun

General asks court martial to disqualify judge

Shiroro residents

Bishops warn against interference in judiciary

Privatisation: Senate to decide on Obasanjo invitation

NUT threatens showdown with Delta

FG, states not fair to LGs – Don

US donates ballistic vests to EFCC

Lagos stops dredging on waterfronts

‘Resign now’

FRSC warns drivers

Group plans protest for 43m jobless Nigerians

NEMA mobile clinic

Hemp dealers arrested

Obi woos professional bodies

Doctors battle board over attendance register

Benin-Shagamu Expressway

N’Delta has no reason to fight again – Sylva

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Govs urge FG to suspend Sovereign Wealth Fund

Drivers protest against death of colleague

Good governance

Monarch demands infrastructure

OAAN backs LASAA boss

Shell flays Bayelsa assembly on N4bn levy

3,000 Ondo students to get grants

Monarch pleads

Kwara pilgrims

‘Include Ogoni’

Deaths, injuries in hospitals worry medical director

N’Assembly yet to endorse Islamic banking – Rep

Two sisters die in Edo flood

Our monarch remains TROMPCON boss – Mahin people

Agoro slams INEC

Gender disparity

NURTW members arrested

Religious tolerance

Commandant advises cadets

Anti-graft agencies

‘Don’t cause crisis’

‘Delta leads’

Ekiti farmers

Oshiomhole, Saraki mourn Aikhomu

Cholera kills four in Ibadan

Two injured in police, JTF clash

Report uncovers sharp practices at AAU

Amosun seeks cooperation

ICPC partners academy

Enugu landlords demand overhaul of vigilance group

Why more Nigerians seek education in Ukraine – Envoy

Mimiko vows to end communal clashes

Car dealer jailed for fake N3.7m cheque

Aregbesola denies cancer

NANS denies shooting, killing at convention

Six killed in Jos, Kaduna attacks

LP faults Jang’s son appointment

...suspension by NJC, a hatchet job – ACN

Ogun Speaker, NSCDC boss task govt on project execution

Saturday, August 20, 2011

Ember months: Special marshal to prosecute offenders

Olubadan calls for repositioning of Ibadan

Four injured in three-storey building collapse in Lagos

We didn’t shut bank –Edo tax boss

Friday, August 19, 2011

Imoke denies rumours of dumping deputy

ACN, CPC, Balarabe flay NJC

HIV/AIDS campaign for N’Delta communities

Be an agent of change, PUMA urges Imo governor

Be concerned about sources of huge tithes, EFCC tells clerics

JTF searches for illegal refiners, oil thieves

Commission receives 443 complaints in Plateau in six months

Caucus drums support for Imoke’s second term bid

‘BATN foundation spends N110m yearly on community development’

‘Adherence to code of corporate governance will erase corruption’

Science and Technology, Nigeria’s hope for development – Mimiko

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Ex-Agagu aide killed in Lagos

Sambo lauds NBC for resolving boundary disputes

PDP awaits opposition primaries on 2012 gov poll

FUTA screens 17,500 candidates for 3,000 slots

Oshiomhole wants Nigerians to fight election rigging

Court grants bail to 48 Tai Solarin varsity students

PDP condemns envoy’s bid to contest against Imoke

Uduaghan vows to tackle water shortages

Kidney disease second biggest killer in Nigeria –Don

Institute urges mediation in Osun, Labour rift

Japan donates $103,414 to Abuja pry school

Rep denies House support for Islamic banking

PDP wins five cases in Cross River

Group begins free medical services in Ondo

LAUTECH medical students resort to odd jobs

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

American University

Mysterious hanging

NJC’s action primitive, destructive to judiciary – Sagay

LP candidate arraigned

Prison inmates

‘Salami’s summons unsigned, undated’

Maternal mortality

Elekole seeks more councils from Ikole LG

Groups kick against water contamination in Rivers

Kano seeks Canada’ssupport

Clerics warn FG against negotiating with Boko Haram

FBI hails EFCC operatives for arresting Nigerian fraudster

Nasarawa seeks support

Anambra PDP chiefs

Reps wants peace

Ajimobi congratulates Olubadan

States accessed N26.6bn UBEC fund – Commission

Boko Haram

PDP to move against Obi in LG polls

Aba traders

Dog bites

Bayelsa Speaker denies termination of appointment

Govt vows tough action against hoodlums

Ondo tackles FG over federal roads

217 deaths

Rivers plans aerial surveillance to tackle crimes

Malnourished Children

‘Return to Maiduguri’

Ogun markets

Workers barricade

Enugu beggars

Contractors threaten showdown over Asaba airport

‘Misplaced priority, cause of Nigeria’s problems’

WAEC confirms Edo lawmaker’s result

Jonathan sets up committee on Ogoni pollution

Enugu flays opposition

TMG faults INEC for non-prosecution of electoral offenders

Delta ACN leadership crisis deepens

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Plateau auditor-general

CNPP backs workers

Youths task NPC

Presidential election

Duke defends Ada

Borno bomber: Police trace car owner to Abuja

Ohaneze Ndigbo

Nomadic education

AFRICOM

‘Fulfil promises’

PHCN condemns attack on staff, facilities in Akure

Bayelsa Assembly opts for secret meeting with commission

Agric in Ogun

VIO warns Oyo motorists

Bayelsa gives Shell ultimatum on N4bn tax

Navy arrests sea pirates in Delta

Colleges of education

‘Convert Otedola college’

Robbers bomb bank, police station

Police promote officers

Panic in Osogbo over robbery scare

Seizure of 130 houses sparks protest in Lagos

We must stop rice importation before 2015 – Jonathan

NNPC’s quiz

Murray-Bruce advises students on business, law skills

Ekweremadu blames instability on bad governance

Nigerian, 20, bags Oxford combined Masters

Libyan returnee stabbed to death

Mimiko makes case for women empowerment

Govt wants NURTW to identify criminal members

Kwara LG workers

School enrolment

Oyo Assembly rejects commissioner-nominees

FG promises ‘uninterrupted power supply’ before 2015

Ogun PDP chairman flays peace moves

Monday, August 15, 2011

CP laments apathy in giving information to police

Don ties national problems to poor policy execution

Follow due process – Sambo

Obi faults Anambra workers on strike

Kwara PDP canvasses probe into violence alarm

FG plans entrepreneurial study in schools

Presidential election: CPC gets Aug 29 date

Minister lauds army law reform

Ekiti moves to recover trapped N2bn ETF Fund

Students protest against strike, ground Osogbo

Taliban gave birth to Boko Haram –Yuguda

NJC probe: Salami sues Katsina-Alu, NJC, nine others

LASG reiterates commitment to transport safety

‘Customs arrested 400 agents, bystanders’

Oshiomhole preaches equality

ACN youths task Jonathan, govs on security votes

Pfizer test: Group hails compensation

Ajimobi pledges respect for traditional institution

‘Concentrate on good governance, not single tenure’

Race for PDP chairmanship hots up

Don advocates removal of immunity clause

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Killer cop arrested

Obada’s emergence as minister, lesson to politicians – Oyedokun

Nigeria can stop polio in nine months – WHO

LP chairman’s resignation

Reps’ll monitor Ogoni oil spills clean-up – Ihedioha

Sacked NLC secretary rejects N8.5m severance pay

Two robbers die in gun duel with police

FG to enforce no-work-no-pay rule – Minister

Presidency approves allowance for ex-militants

Former envoy in PDP secretaryship race

Genuine intention’ll aid success of Islamic banking

Duke, Imoke set for showdown in C’River gov race

ACN raises the alarm over planned violence

EFCC releases petroleum fund boss

‘Nigeria needs N520bn to generate 13,000mgw’

Institute blames S’East erosion on civil war

‘Peacekeeping helps police tackle local violence

SEC appeals ruling over Okereke-Onyiuke

Confusion surrounds recovery of woman’s head in Delta

Makinde eulogises ex-Oyo gov

Place NDDC under N’Delta ministry —Orubebe

500 sacked LG workers petition Sylva

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Oyo workers commend Ajimobi

Rotary Club appoints Ologbenla president

Drought in Somalia, warning for Nigeria — Environmentalist

Anglican youths to tackle gay marriage

Medical association expels members

‘We must protect our environment’

Amaechi advocates more funding of Immigration

FG to establish free trade zone offices

States declare war against polio

Friday, August 12, 2011

Minister gives directive on Benin Expressway

Oyo ACN petitions CP over former governor’s conduct

Ex-militants face repatriation from Sri Lanka

Cross River to adopt SWAP

EFCC extradites Nigerian to US

Delta: Sinebe gets reprieve

Famine: Jonathan pledges support for Somalia

Robbery scare causes early closure of banks in Ogun

Ado Poly disclaims suspected armed robber’s claim

‘Ode-Omi not Lagos territory’

Importers of substandard products may get death sentence

‘FG spends N3.6bn annually on Ajaokuta Steel workers’

NDDC adopts new approach to N’Delta development

Be truly independent, Chime urges new ENSIEC members

Ogoni: MEND accuses Shell of sponsoring UNEP report

LGs demand increased autonomy

FG committed to revamping rail system –Sambo

Presidency denies Runsewe’s suspension as NTDC DG

Delta warns tax defaulters

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Group backs Jonathan on RECs appointment

Another PUNCH reporter loses car in Abuja

Ex-Oyo gov to get state burial

Ogun prioritises education

Varsity, poly dichotomy, a global phenomenon – JAMB boss

Two killed, guns recovered in Jos

‘FG adopts new measuring on Benin-Ore road’

CPC heads for Appeal court over election materials

April poll restored Nigeria’s pride —Olurode

140 countries for convention

Robbers kill four

Board to enforce compulsory education

Arrest order

Jega seeks new salary structure for INEC

Four states, LGs, military owe PHCN N9.5bn

Islamic banking, insult to Nigeria – Cleric

Crime: Nigeria to partner neighbouring countries

Drug trial: Pfizer pays victims’ families

Police recruitment begins Aug. 15

Fashola meets groups on security, sanitation

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

PDP govs may back Jonathan on single tenure

Chime, Fayemi mourn ex-Oyo governor

College advocates heart training for citizens

INEC hails security agencies over polls success

NJC directs Salami to apologise to CJN

Oyo College workers demand Provost’s sacking

Uduaghan bemoans inadequate health awareness

Assembly suspends Bayelsa civil service chief

Imoke decries deforestation in C’ River

Ex-envoy hails Ashiru over stand against foreign embassies

Nnewi grounded as residents protest against kidnappings Kidnapping

Media salary structure

Kano laments abscondment of indigenes from military

Ondo allocates N1bn to fix Sagamu-Benin highway

Rep advocates constitution review to tackle corruption

Nigerians are losing confidence in democracy – Don

How Kwara gov election was rigged

NIPOST pensioners protest over unpaid arrears

Seven injured in okada riders factional clash

Some people are praying for my failure – Uduaghan

Osun tribunal: We hope to get justice – Aregbesola

Ekiti seeks FG’s assistance to combat gully erosion

Tuesday, August 09, 2011

Court rejects evidence exonerating PDP chief of forgery

Amosun visited asphalt plant, Bi-Courtney insists

‘Islamic banking calls for caution’

Sudanese envoy laments tough immigration laws

Committee uncovers 500 ghosts workers in Bayelsa

London riots: Nigerians safe – Tafida

PPP, AD fault INEC on de-registration of parties

Ex-judge advocates Christian courts

Bayelsa to pay N687m bursary arrears

TUC urges EFCC to probe ghost workers syndrome

NEMA assists Kwara flood victims

Stiffer penalties await examination cheats – FG

Ekiti seeks FG’s support for education

Former Oyo governor, Ishola, dies at 77

NAFDAC, states constitute mobile courts on drug hawking

C’River LG boss denies intimidating mine workers

Police parade three suspected kidnappers

Monday, August 08, 2011

Jonathan mourns Sam Loco

NLC warns govs to avoid strikes

Lagos criminal code

Be wary of tenure elongation —CPC

Dep gov urges peace

Jang promises better security for UNIJOS

Four policemen wounded in Bauchi bomb blast

Kwara to demolish illegal structures

Workers task Ekiti

‘Don’t retaliate’

‘Single tenure campaign lacks substance, focus’

Pensioners disrupt work at NIPOST office

MDGs: Bayelsa SSG disagrees with lawmakers

Yoruba group seeks restructuring

Edo workers end strike

Breastfeeding seminar

Mimiko leads sale of kerosene to residents

Islamic banking: Arrest Sharia council president now – CAN

CP sounds tough over Oyo NURTW crisis

Flood destroys 10 houses, cars in Abakaliki

Yobe Christian pilgrims on screening

Agric workers demand hazard allowance

NDDC stops projects

Sonekan urges support for the indigent

Akpabio solicits support for pilgrims

Sylva decries contractors’ attitude to projects

‘Monarchs important to peace’

Anambra workers begin strike

Religion without morality is useless – Cleric

Sunday, August 07, 2011

Women empowerment

PDP faults Oshiomhole

Minimum wage committee

C’River gives condition

Ataoja: Youths threaten to disrupt festival

CNPP condemns anti-Salami protest

Obi intensifies campaign on kerosene

NCC confiscates N2.5m pirated works in Edo

Danger of single term

Communities cut off as rivers overflow banks

Delta flays oil firms for destroying farmlands

Ex-administrator commends Mimiko

Force headquarters attack: Group faults traffic wardens trial

Osun workers declare strike

UNIJOS confirms lawmaker’s certificate

Aregbesola preaches peace

Nigeria must cut down on govt spending – Gambari

Nigerian public opinion mag

Olubadan renews call for Ibadan State

Robbers attack Oni’s counsel

I won’t obstruct fresh gov primaries – Sylva

Illegal refining: JTF intensifies patrol of N’Delta waterways

Ekiti: Doctors issue strike notice

Saturday, August 06, 2011

Ember months: FRSC to partner motorists

PDP accuses ACN of planning violence

Trawler owners lament hijack of vessels

14 escape death as building collapses

Again Sylva intervenes in Shell, community feud

Food festival to boost fair perfomance

Iron and steel, critical to Nigeria’s economy — Sambo

Osun set to pay N18,000 minimum wage

Friday, August 05, 2011

HIV prevention rate still low in Nigeria –Fayemi’s wife

Court convicts bus driver for breach of traffic rule

Edo PDP urges federal appointees to dislodge ACN

Group urges collective action against terrorism

Crisis hits Ekiti farmers’ association over N1bn loan

Cleric backs Jonathan on single term tenure

‘Do not give alms to beggars’

Ijaw youths advise Jonathan against single term

BATN donates N5m borehole to community

Thursday, August 04, 2011

States yet to access N30bn UBE fund – Minister

Bayelsa SSG appears before House committee

NITT boss decries worsening traffic in major cities

Ogoniland oil pollution: UNEP report blames FG, Shell

Ogun warns workers against unethical practices

CDHR accuses Delta of human rights violation

CU emerges best private varsity in Nigeria

PDP bars new members from contesting positions

Proceeds from Oduduwa House sale not remitted – Fayemi

Woman petitions police over threat to life

Robbers attack fish depot in Ilesa

Dep gov tasks ministry on programmes

MOSOP hails court ruling on Ogoni oil spills

Ajimobi, Alao-Akala shift battleground to Facebook

REC hails media for polls success

No hiding place for corrupt leaders – Former LAUTECH Pro-Chancellor

Osun tribunal: NJC sets up panel to probe Naron, others

I wish I was dead and my child survived

Ume-Ezeoke believed in ANPP – Son

Truck crushes five to death in Ogun

Jonathan congratulates Obama at 50

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

Aregbesola advises politicians

Ladoja alleges plot to destabilise Oyo

Delta youths spoil for war over surveillance contracts

Task force officials sacked

PDP criticises Fayemi, ACN on LG law

Lead City varsity faults NUC secretary

NCC siezes N7m pirated works in Edo

Party chief alleges plot to assassinate witness

Delta re-organises farm settlements to boost employment

Proliferation affects varsity education – Don

Delta community petitions Jonathan over killings

Smugglers kill two custom officers in six months

Single term bill’ll fail — Rep

‘How Nigeria contributed to end longest civil war’

How I escaped death – Journalist

150 SARS operatives begin anti-terrorism training

Olukoju, others bag NAL fellowship awards

Former speaker’s death rocks Amichi

18,103 ex-militants trained on non-violence

Lam, Ladoja’s aides

‘PDP is intact’

Oshiomhole, Tambuwal, parties shocked

Appointments: Senator decries exclusion of Yewa

Jonathan, reps, DPP mourn Ume-Ezeoke

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

14 cultists arrested

TUC expresses concern over unemployment

Three killed, 20 injured

Sosoliso: Crash victims paid supreme price for education –Amaechi

Sylva, NLC disagree on workers’ performance

Awe seeks higher representation

DPP candidate appeals

Rainstorm destroys 50 houses

Ogun plans 10,000 jobs

Lawyer, two others arraigned for forgery

Experts warn on negative impact of minimum wage

Sambo issues Imo River dredging marching orders

‘C’ River did not purchase Rivers aircraft for $9m’

Why we don’t want to bear arms –Chidoka

Lecturer’s safety

Tribunal dismisses petition against Remi Tinubu

Minister tasks security agencies

‘Drop single term bid’

Boko Haram panel not to negotiate – FG

‘CD exco not sacked’

Lawmakers summon mine workers over allegation

NANS election: Four injured, five arrested by police

Rivers unpaid allowances

Dispute with Lead City varsity not yet over – NUC

Civil service committee blames elections for delayed report

505 ex-militants seek amnesty

N/Delta traditional rulers back NDDC probe

Akwa Ibom evicts beggars

Rivers SUBEB saves N200m

‘Nigerians defecate 1.7m tonnes of faeces in open places’

Oyo PDP expels Adeojo, Balogun, others

Youths protest outage

Pilgrims: Commission conducts exam for 600 medical personnel

Why we are reviewing 2011 elections – INEC

Amendments on revenue allocation, true federalism underway

Don urges Nigerians to embrace educational opportunities

PDP vows to lead battle against immunity clause

Traffic: Ondo sounds tough, acquires N92m towing vans

Monday, August 01, 2011

Three die in crash

School renovation

Disabled persons tackle Jang

‘End wage impasse’

Ramadan feeding

Monarch mobilises subjects

Motorists flee from VIO

NSCDC seizes 138,000 litres of adulterated products

NJI tasks bailiffs

Why ACN lost in Rivers —Ex-chairman

Enugu: FRSC trains drivers to reduce accidents

Ekiti demolishes criminals’ den

PDP candidate loses

Indigenous language

Aliyu warns clerics

Badagry festival

Oyo Police allay fears on Boko Haram scare

Ogun warns ex-office holders

Ramadan: Jonathan, Sambo, Ekweremadu seek peace

NEMA assists victims

‘Withhold security vote’

Wabara backs Jonathan on single tenure

Workers lock Edo lawmakers out over minimum wage

Mimiko, relations mourn Kuteyi’s death

Food aid

45-year-old woman hacked to death in Delta

‘Distance yourself from six-year tenure debate’

Demarcation of borders

Ali-Monguno, Senator plead with IPMAN to end strike

... workers shut down Bacita company

CPC’s application stalls election tribunal sitting

Edo warns contractors

Soyinka lecture

Ondo workers end strike, settle for N14,000 salary

Suspected killer of Boko Haram leader denied bail

My certificates not forged —Senator

UNIUYO appeals to FG over erosion menace

Jang swears-in LG boss 14 months after verdict

State of unity schools worries minister

Customers stranded as police arrest banker for robbery

Jonathan directs ministry to document Nigeria’s activities globally

Sanusi violating rights of religious groups – Prelate

Council boss lauds LASIEC’s timeliness on LG polls

Arson: 25 flood-displaced men remanded in prison

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Legal instrument not enough to curb corruption – Don

‘Single term’ll fail’

Why Mimiko sacked cabinet – Investigation

Activists write Sanusi, Reps over cash withdrawal limit

‘39 hoodlums to face prosecution’

Tambuwal, Ihedioha, govs urge religious tolerance

Ogun golf club members disagree on ‘affilliate’ firm

Airforce boss urges Jonathan to sign AFIT bill

Ramadan: Step up poverty alleviation programmes – NASS

Double bomb blasts rock Jos

Oyo ACN moves to avert division