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The Punch News Archive for April 2013Rss

Monday, April 29, 2013

How to build a great brand (1)

Making money from undeveloped land

NPDC daily crude production now 138,000 barrels

Build houses for the poor, Abdusalami urges govt

‘NASS sending wrong signal to investors on SEC’

Senate seeks experts’ opinion on PIB

Investors will determine PHCN workers’ fate –FG

ICRC faults $24.7m lottery contract

Bars, joints everywhere

LASTMA in re-engineering process

Desperation, fraud mar 2013 UTME … as FG moves to widen access

Three UNILAG graduates bag Elumelu Prize

Ajimobi solicits support for Oyo varsity

Funsho Williams: Prosecution seeks suspects’ fresh blood samples

Invest looted funds

Union Bank’s earnings rise by 33%

German trade association slashes 2013 export, import forecasts

Amnesty from our tax burdens

Japan factory output to rise for fourth month

Wusu, Optimal clash in Ogunnusi Unity Cup final

Police illegal speed breakers

South-West may produce APC national chairman

Resting the naira polymer notes

Keep your metabolism running

RUN floats Destiny Recovery initiative for errant students

Mba cleared for Champions League

Ronaldo denies cheating on girlfriend

Homosexual stabs partner to death, police arrest neighbours

Man jailed 45 years for stealing Aregbesola’s phone

Brothers die avoiding stray cow

Ogun returns rape victims to orphanage

Woman removes man’s teeth with slap

Penney lines up $1.75bn loan from Goldman

VTB wins sovereign backing for $3.3bn share issue

A photo series finds beauty in the scars of cancer

Number portability: Why most Nigerians may never port

Award’s name revives debate on ethical scandals

Asian insurance M&A gets pricey

Nissan recalls over 123,000 Altimas in US

Guinness Ghana’s earnings up 61%

Pending home sales rise in March

Glo, ZTE in $500m network upgrade deal

Community battle Lagos church over noise pollution

BP platform leak could have caused major accident

VW brand bears brunt of crisis

Four start-ups jostle for LAN’s investment

Bayer to buy birth-control devices maker for $1.1bn

Chrysler earnings down 65%

Emenike injured again, to miss Confederations Cup

Imo pays stipends to school children

Pirates abduct five expatriates in Bayelsa

Late filing of opposition stalls hearing of al-Mustapha’s appeal

Onions: A remedy for many ailments- Dietician

Family of seven killed in accident

Gunmen bomb Ringim town in Jigawa

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Enterprise Bank announces N11.3bn profit before tax

LMC summons Heartland, Kano Pillars

UNILAG, UI dominate NUGA prelims

Eaglets deserve praise —Fuludu, Hamilton

Anambra gives F’Eagles N24m

Milo basketball: Kano protest

AFN bans athletes, suspends Golden League

Kanu retains NBB of C post

Van Persie frustrates Arsenal

Nadal claims eighth Barcelona title

Making economic and social rights justiciable

Peaceful resolution of conflicts in Africa (2)

35% of Nigerians aware of mobile money – Study

Stanbic IBTC to raise $150m for lending

ACCA unveils competency framework for professionals

Unity Bank grows profit after tax by 130%

Naira falls on investors’ oil concerns

FCMB, US commence Evergreen project in Sokoto

Resort Savings & Loans introduces COT-free account

Market dominance: NCC places MTN, Glo under watch

Job-creating firms to get tax rebate — FG

FG plans 10,000MW of electricity by December

…to hire inspectors to detect false measures

N3bn entertainment fund not a grant —Minister

Web access to become a human right in UK

Epileptic power, Internet connectivity frustrating us – Upcoming bloggers

Baga, the military and new media

Who gains from Jonathan/Amaechi roforofo fight?

Boko Haram: Jonathan at crossroads?

Polymer: Of waste, deceit and commonsense

Tablet sharing in homes increasingly impacting purchases –Study

CNN interview with Okonjo-Iweala

A’Ibom denies sending hit squad after Senator

Valeant, Actavis merger on hold

Bus driver nabbed for assaulting LASTMA official

FCT equips 12 hospitals for hypertension treatment

Nigeria becoming a failed state – Aregbesola

President didn’t order grounding Amaechi’s plane – NCAA

Probe me, not my aides, Obasanjo dares FG

Jonathan insensitive to Baga killings – El-Rufai

ACN blasts FG for $40m Internet surveillance contract

Transmission infrastructure neglect worsens power supply –Investigation

Dublin city office values increase first time since 2007

Two dead in France apartment block collapse

Sales of properties increase in Spain

Tukur’s many aides

FG commences work on N26.4bn roads in Enugu

Man blames wife’s death on colleagues’ negligence

Einstein’s gravity theory passes toughest test yet

Iraq suspends TV channels after deadly unrest

Homeownership: Omega Housing Co-operative targets non-salary earners

Bombs kill eight at Pakistan election offices

Stop fooling us

Actis, Duval to begin work on Abuja mall

FG should investigate Baga invasions, prosecute culpable persons

Ghana seeks to raise $1bn

Missing link in Parkinson’s disease found

Shareholders condemn SEC declaration on dividend warrants

WAEC and banned schools

NSE admits Osun’s N30bn bonds

Lagos to pay pension benefits to 780 retirees

PDP’s reprehensible remark

Militants attack nine oil workers in Bayelsa

French building collapse kills two

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Are you hungry?

Watch that contact lens

Factory owners arrested over Bangladesh building collapse

FBI removes boat used by Boston bombing suspect

North Korea to issue verdict on US citizen

10 dead, dozens hurt in Mexican prison riot

Sudan army accused of supporting fugitive warlord

Jews ease back into Tunisia for famed pilgrimage

Man charged in US ricin letters inquiry

Why you should wash your car regularly

Ifeanyi Uba’s dream

Reform of vocational education

Manners, etiquette and protocol

Nigeria-Cameroun commission

Samsung Electronics profits boosted by smartphone sales

Ecobank owes me an explanation

Julius Agwu’s antics

Where is Nana Dawodu?

Yomi and Liz Black ups ante

Deregulation is the answer

Steps to overcome obstacles in business

Cancer is expensive to treat — Expert

Awolowo wanted to back my dad for Lagos governor — Braithwaite’s son, Olumide

Laudrup warns Swansea ahead of Chelsea test

Zamfara’s Johnson impresses in b’ball event

JTF kills wanted Boko Haram commander in Maiduguri

1.2 m UTME candidates won’t gain admission – FG

2015: Pressure on Tambuwal to challenge Jonathan

A beautiful Nigeria through the lens of an Adedayo

Agbekoya acquires 970 hectares for cassava cultivation

Experts decry low broadband Internet penetration

Domestic airlines to dump long-haul aircraft

Friday, April 26, 2013

CMCL begins season with open golf tourney

Golf exhibition: NTDC invites Fowler

We don’t punish our kids–Will Smith

Oyo and the broken accord

Riding on the back of AFCON glory

Harambee Stars plot Nigeria’s downfall

New data show that white potatoes increase intake of potassium

Ezu River corpses: ‘We’ve found out cause of death’

Eagles should emulate Mikel – Dimeji

Eaglets target third African title

Anglican bishop tasks FG on security

Tributes as Ekiti dep gov is buried

Orphanage rape: Director remanded in prison

Edo LG poll: Our victory was annulled – PDP

Seven killed in Awka multiple accident

Constitution review: Mark urges senators to drop personal interest

Customs seizes $355,685 from China-bound passenger

Amaechi stranded at Akure airport

SON begins review of standards for LPG cylinders

Market capitalisation falls by N36bn

Ethiopians, Kenyans top list of invited athletes for Okpekpe Road Race

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Dearth of English, Maths teachers hits Kwara schools

Boko Haram’s ‘haram’

Dredge Odo-Ona Elewe River

Is federalism a curse?

Baga massacre

Seun at the shrine

Ice Prince, Burna Boy rattle AYE Awards

Friends of Friends honours Omorodion

Day Nwinyinwa’s collections shocked Duke

Sowing afro beat seeds in China

Porting, social media and Saka

Dictionary apps for smartphones, tablets

As Navy battles oil theft with Twitter

Grace pupils win Chinese contest

Proprietor makes case for quranic education in schools

Questions circulated on Facebook are fraudulent –WAEC

Home content dominates SuperSport

Ali Baba fights malaria with football

Former Olympians, mothers honoured in Lagos

Kwara governor calls for strong policy in sport

Toure announces City departure

Kogi, Zamfara win in Milo basketball

Delta Governor’s Cup final holds May 27

AFN Golden League: Abogunloko’s absence throws title race open

Lewandowski going nowhere – Dortmund

Mata is Chelsea’s best player –Hazard

Hold northern elders responsible

PHCN’s unfair deal

Tears for Nigeria

Looting cabal

Calling Taye Oluomo

Ogun goes green

Banks rejecting dollars

Lagos seeks community support on security

Gunmen kill Keke NAPEP chairman, shoot another

Akpabio: A’Ibom lawmakers tackle Senator

Lack of trust, obstacle to N’Delta devt – Orubebe

Don’t hand over our school to private operators, pupils beg Fashola

Northern govs beg Boko Haram to accept amnesty

FG, states get NEC’s approval to borrow $9bn

Billboard destruction: PDP to sue Ekiti

Budget Office stalls Reps deliberations on amendment

Spreading devt, not a favour – Jonathan

ACN advocates criminal court’s probe into Baga massacre

NSC DG: Candidates to wait for long time

I’ll always stand up for my team – Shittu

Emenike acquitted of match-fixing

Online forex trading: The future view

Time Warner Cable revenue misses as data services disappoint

NABDA to establish laboratory for modified products

Ford profits dented by loss in Europe

Malaria: Nigeria, four others have 47% world cases

Gender and Lamido’s figures

DStv Basketball: D’Warriors tip off against Customs

Commissioner stresses importance of vocational education

Sony doubles earnings forecast

Health threats of hypertension

Wikileaks in Iceland court victory over payments blockade

Greek privatisation bidder urged to improve offer

UK economy avoids triple-dip recession

Peaceful resolution of conflicts in Africa (1)

Jobless claims fall, labour market recovery advances

Parker pushes Spurs to 2-0 lead over Lakers

HBW Group to raise $85m

Boston bombings: US Congress queries FBI, CIA

Clenching right fist may give better grip on memory

A’Ibom North-West lawmakers disown Aloysius Etok

Seven killed in fresh Yobe terror attack

US suspects Syria of chemical attack

96,000 Ebonyi residents affected by malaria annually – State govt

Nigeria’s Deputy Ambassador to Switzerland dies in Bern

Jonathan’s ‘going to the moon’ fantasy

Nigeria’s commitment to human rights

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Driving licence issuance

Edo State LG poll

Amnesty is deceptive

Good Nigerian

Repair Ibadan expressway

CBN and polymer notes

On tinted glass

Atm alert messages

Iyana Oworo pedestrian bridge

Boston bomb suspect

Chelsea ready for Basel battle — Mikel

Lobi target another win against Rangers

I didn’t say Leo wasn’t fit —Messi’s father

Cameroon coach shocked as his job is advertised

Nigeria needs Big Brother

Raping of minors stirs up anger, agony and fear

JSS pupil, 14, drowns in Lagos river

Residents, workers roll out drums to welcome Bamigbetan

I’m alive, OAU student shot by gunmen tweets

NUJ condemns detention of journalist

Korie: Unresolved police killings on the rise

Family says police can’t solve doctor’s killing

2,000 prison inmates get free eye treatment

Africa U-17: Nigeria beat Tunisia to reach final

I never spoke with reporters on LMC –Babayaro

Beating Barcelona just brilliant –Muller

El Kanemi beat Shooting 2-0

NPFL game abandoned as police shoots fan

Everton to cough out €5.5m for Onazi

Celtic stars omitted from SPFA shortlist

NDPHC to boost power supply in Lagos, Ogun

S’ Africa’s Tutu in hospital for ‘persistent infection’

20 killed, 480 houses razed in CAR

Experimental drug for hepatitis C promising, studies show

Rough road to 2015 in Niger Delta

Chelation therapy trial shows benefits, but doubts persist

Oil theft: PENGASSAN, NUPENG threaten to suspend production

Take tea, it’s an elixir

We’ll punish those behind Borno massacre –Jonathan

Mark blames executive, legislature feud on ‘military hangover’

Zimbabwe unity government has failed – Opposition

NNPC petrol import drops by 17% —PPPRA

PDP NEC: Presidency woos governors, state chairmen

Navy inaugurates website on oil theft

Saraki mediates in Amaechi, Akpabio dispute

JTF’s raid in Bayelsa stirs up controversy

Rivalry in health sector worries doctors

UTME may not hold in troubled northern states

N2bn arrears: Ogun teaching hospital workers threaten strike

Youths kick as govt stops Ondo congress

Single digit inflation may persist throughout 2013 –Analysts

Jonathan inaugurates amnesty committee, one other

Jang, lawmakers disagree over amendment to electoral law

Saturday’s UTME may not hold in the North-JAMB

OOUTH workers threaten strike over N2bn arrears

Liverpool’s Luis Suarez given 10-game ban for Branislav Ivanovic bite

Jonathan wants solution to Boko Haram in three months

Pharmacists plan free counselling to mark Malaria Day

Husband kills wife pregnant with twins

NUJ condemns detention of journalists by Nsukka councillors

Bangladesh factory building collapse kills nearly 100

Judge adjourns Ikuforiji’s trial indefinitely, accuses EFCC of blackmail

Court fixes July 11 for arraignment of man accused of raping 2 daughters

Jonathan inaugurates amnesty committee

Court adjourns Ikuforiji’s trial indefinitely

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Let’s try other options

Re: Amnesty for Boko Haram

Salvaging nation’s economy

Kolade and SURE-P

Displaced Bakassi people

No to MEND threat

ACN’s attack of Jonathan

Niger Delta militancy

Which way Nigeria?

Why Plateau crisis is difficult to contain – STF

‘Bamigbetan’s kidnap, evidence of insecurity’

Huge Wimbledon windfall

Gunmen abduct 90-year-old baker in Akure

Body of seven-year-old flood victim not found

7% tax contribution to GDP unacceptable – Okonjo-Iweala

Market capitalisation falls by N2bn

Emenogu to defend WBO title against Egyptian, Said

‘Serve with conscience’

Deejay murdered over suspected deal

Politicians should emulate Olubadan – Cleric

UN enriches HomeVida Film Awards

‘Better policies aid growth’

Achebe, Gowon leading in PDP’s Facebook contest

Making your website work for you (2)

Outrage over Baga, Borno State massacre

NGF election: Presidency, PDP in a dilemma

Nokia wins Netherlands ban on HTC One component

Malaria wins, as subsidised ACTs now sell for N700

Finally, Nigeria bows to terrorism

Tax-free Internet shopping jeopardised by bill

‘Universities’ administrative cadre should be made professional’

Boston manhunt and lessons for Nigeria

South Africa appoints new CEO for national carrier

Sanusi’s advocacy and our growing drug culture

NATE decries discrimination against HND holders

First Ladies and their pet projects

Experts chart way forward for civil service

SABMiller brings forward Clark’s appointment as CEO

Imperative of separating religion from governance

Don’t be greedy over resources, Indonesia warns multinationals

How to save Nigeria

US immigration bill could slow Indian outsourcers

Ondo CJ advocates diligence, integrity among judges

European Union to review short-stay visa

Baga massacre: North calls for commission of enquiry

B’Haram/JTF clash: Outrage over Borno massacre

Court releases 5 awaiting trial Kirikiri inmates

Chime lauds Reps over public hearing on PIB

Privileges committee shuns suspended SAN’s suit

N’Delta to tackle underdevelopment through investment in aviation sector

Car bomb explodes outside French embassy in Tripoli; 2 guards, girl injured

Tight security at Ondo tribunal as Mimiko, Oke, Akeredolu witness adoption of addresses

Jonathan names one more member for Amnesty committee

Boston bomb suspect: My brother was the mastermind

Monday, April 22, 2013

A decade later, thanking the genome project

‘Private varsities award first class degrees as marketing strategy’

Relegation of agric responsible for unemployment –FUNAAB VC

Omoworare bags NAOS award, urges investment in education

ExxonMobil organises training workshop for varsity lecturers

Veritas varsity produces pioneer graduates

With Solarkobo, Nigerian student in MIT tackles power problem

UNILORIN students decry lack of water in hostels

CESSAF floats new science scholarship for PhD students

Experts approve Pan-African accreditation council for varsities

Boko Haram: Policemen return to checkpoints

NIA to present customised mobile phones to security agents

Lagos lawmaker tasks agencies on contracts

FG restricts fuel importation to 20 suppliers

Bill sets 60-day limit for due process completion

Mobile number porting process to take 48 hours

Metering policy implementation’ll save Nigeria N755bn monthly – Aganga

Agriculture: FG woos Brazilian investors, farmers

Things to consider when renting a house

Creating a workplace at home

Marriage and real estate investments

NANS seeks free, qualitative education in higher institutions

OAU Governing Council visits Ooni, receives royal blessings

NUS management portal ’ll enhance efficiency –Okojie, others

NUC accreditation excites Ajayi Crowther varsity

Bamigbetan resumes, to convene security meeting

Lagos rewards carnival participants withN15m, trophies

FG seeks $3.4bn foreign loan for power projects …says Nigerian banks charge high interest rates

Gas: W’Bank provides $145m risk guarantee for Egbin

40 teams shortlisted for Mimiko U-18 football

FG to establish DNA lab for police

Rivers Assembly suspends LG boss

SSS to pay N5m damages

Google shares tumble by 3.1%

Name rights commission building after Gani – Widow, activists

GTBank lifts PAU’s Nollywood Studies Centre

US condemns attack on peacekeepers, civilians in Darfur

Stop ‘elderly rascality’, Oshiomhole warns Igbinedion

NGF: Presidency in fresh move to sack Amaechi

Guardian tortures 12-year-old girl for getting raped

School postpones party over pupil’s abduction

Flood sweeps away seven-year-old pupil in Ekiti

Three arraigned for stealing N29.8m shares

Father attacks church over son’s death in soakaway

Boeing begins fixing Dreamliners

Mobile number portability: Frequently asked questions

Nutritional benefits of onion

UK to sell stake in uranium enrichment firm

WSA targets Nigerian developers

The politics of road works in Lagos

Ode to Baba Lisa, High Chief Bayo Akinnola (1934-2013)

Britain marks 20-year anniversary of racist murder

Elan rejects Royalty bid

Spinlet canvasses indigenous digital contents

Scrapping of NECO: Matters arising

BP’s legal gamble may trim spill bill

Oracle to enhance tech capacity in higher institutions

Taliban captures foreigners from helicopter

Social media success and e-mail marketing

Preventing death from prostate enlargement (1)

Frustration rises from rubble of China’s quake

Putting the National Theatre to good use

Royal succession change in Britain moves closer

Tackling the menace of rape

Life-changing benefits of exercise

News Corp settles shareholder lawsuit

Barrick puts Australian gold mines up for sale

Boston bomb suspect charged in US court

Police save pastor from mob attack in Akure

40 teams shortliste​d for Mimiko U-18 internatio​nal soccer tournament

Ebonyi council chairman dies in road accident

Oshiomhole calls Igbinedion to order

Our merger is real – Buhari

School postpones prom over student’s kidnap

Taraba Speaker, deputy impeached

Court remands Ladipo market leader in prison for alleged N52m fraud

Boston Marathon bombing suspect awake, responding in writing

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Repair Ganye road

Story of Cain, Abel

Financial system health

GSM providers’ services

CBN, help me

Customer services complaints

Personal development tips you should consider

Financial windfalls: Fleeting good fortune or lasting wealth?

Amendment of 2007 CBN act: Matters arising

Rescuers in China scrabble to find quake survivors

‘Boston bombing suspects were going to attack others’

Edo LG election controversy

Ogun wasteful bridge

No do-or die politics

Attention, Kwara gov

CBN to change polymer naira notes to paper

BPP saves N420bn from contract vetting

Nigeria spends N365bn yearly on rice importation —FG

Diamond Bank’s balance sheet now N1tn

Abuja airport to begin digital tolling

Bamigbetan: Kidnapper jumps to death

Five qualities of a good manager

Four arraigned for ‘sexually harassing’ a prostitute

Insecurity killing our business – Explosive manufacturers

Competition forces banks to reduce charges

Suarez in hot water over Ivanovic bite

200 benefit from free surgeries in Ondo

Cash-less: Skye Bank to roll out 15,000 PoS

Legal perspective to religion and security

Bandwidth: Untapped capacity hold down submarine cables

CAF League: Rangers held by Angola’s Recreativo

UK lawmakers to review RBS-Lloyds ‘bad bank’

Clippers maul Grizzlies

Edo LG polls: PDP accuses ACN of rigging

Rivers PDP exco lawyer tackles Rep over comments

1,000 polio cases caused by don’s misinformation – Minister

Bamidele faults Ekiti on alleged attack

Govs, family agree to bury Achebe May 23

Tinubu, Buhari political liabilities – Presidency

US right about Nigeria’s worsening corruption –Opposition parties

Obasanjo didn’t order Ige, Marshall’s killings – Fasawe

Telecoms subscribers excited as number portability begins today

Flour Mills urges NSE to review service costs

Row over new Balogun market leaves traders stranded

Russian rebels deny link to Boston attack

Hostilities hindering African development —South Africa

Brightside braced for soft insurance market

Global shares rebound after big sell-off

Parliamentary arbitrariness and tyranny of majority

Refocusing AMCON

Royal Exchange set to open South-East regional office

PenCom sanctions 1,105 firms for non-compliance with PRA

Obasanjo’s ex-aide seeks PDP factions’ reconciliation in Ekiti

UN tasks Sudan over death of Nigerian soldier

Emerging equities gain most since January

Expert canvass better insurance distribution channels

PAL urges workers to prepare for smooth retirement

NSE lists C & I Leasing’s N940m bond

Ecclesiastical maintains A- rating

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Katherine Obiang unfazed

Chris Najomo on spraying spree

Obasanjo had a killer squad as president — Former associate

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Minister accused of plotting against Amaechi

Anambra has attacked us more — Kogi official

Next generation must take Nigeria to moon – Jonathan

‘E-medicine will improve Nigeria’s healthcare’

One feared dead during fertilizer distribution in Ibadan

‘He tricked me to marry a white woman’

FG not afraid of APC planned probe —Presidency

Style means neatness –Prof. Dora Akunyili

This Gloria Ibru’s new look

Falae’s mega party has no electoral value — APC

Soyinka, youngest and one of the best in my class —87-year-old retiree

Cyber crime and the future of the Internet (2)

Dead Boston bomber was a boxing champion

Who is afraid of FoI Act?

Kidnappers release Bamigbetan – Report

Bank customers need special protection against frauds — CBN director

Never be afraid of failure — Onu

Inguinal hernias in children

Man wants justice after wife loses pregnancy in attack

Sixteen-year-old American school pupil kidnapped in Lagos

Friday, April 19, 2013

Boston Marathon bombing suspect captured

Carnival worker accused of slapping juvenile’s buttocks

Dead groundhog, grouse tossed into bar

Los Angeles sees sharp falloff in porn production permit requests

‘Castle’ investigates bigfoot murder

Snake allegedly baked in bread makes for shocking sight

Father, son brandish AK-47 in restaurant

Lonely woman calls 911

84-year-old inmate accused of trying to kill prosecutor

Richard LeParmentier’s death could breathe new life into ‘vadering’ meme

Woman arrested after stripping during news conference

Man flies Barbara Eden mannequin to show

Tongue-eating louse found in supermarket fish freaks out unsuspecting customer

‘X Factor’ hopeful allegedly steals car to get to audition

FCSC slams Perm Secs over circulars

I didn’t bomb Madalla Catholic church–Kabir Sokoto

Sweet Sensation, Ribena re-echo Easter treat

Still on PHCN scratch cards

Squash should be run like business – NSF chief

Weightlifting coach laments

Shorunmu challenges Ejide, others

Satellite technology can solve Africa’s common problems – NASRDA DG

‘I refused to be my husband’s ATM’

Luxury hotel sells treasures to fund restoration

NSE Index rebounds by 0.3%

My wife is a devil, man tells court

Glo X Factor hits Abuja

Boston bombings: Suspect on the run as police kill one

5,000 Boko Haram members may get amnesty

Abducted French tourists released

Femi Kuti, Wizkid in the ‘kitchen’

Sex as couples’ ultimate menu

Reckless trailer driver shattered my legs –Widow

Nwosu, Oliha fear for Eagles

French family captured in Cameroon freed

Lagos to set sentencing guidelines for judges, magistrates

Rivers PDP crisis: Police warn troublemakers

A’Court refuses hearing Ladoja’s suit for quashing corruption charges

Police react to murder of former Kwara NMDAN vice chairman

Boston bombing suspects’ uncle speaks out: ‘I hate them’

Appeal Court stops Akeredolu from demonstrating electronic INEC register at tribunal

Gunmen kill former Kwara State NMDAN vice chairman

Global experts advocate better supply systems to improve vaccination

Police arrest AÍbom House member over alleged murder

NASS to partner relevant agencies to get MAN training vessel

Dead bombing suspect identified asTamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, second suspect is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19

Boston Marathon bombing: One suspect dead, another on the run

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Oko-Baba fire victims leave Lagos camp

Banks shut out customers over robbery scare

FG abandoned us – Survivor of 2011 election massacre

CCECC worker drowns in Ikorodu river

Killer cops’ victim, Korie, was set to wed

Workers protest employment of foreigners in A’Ibom firm

Bamigbetan: Family hopeful about release

Boy, 14, launches website for social networking

Laws of social media power

African Peoples Congress promoters are jokers —Lai Mohammed

Omotola makes Time’s world most influential list

AMAA: Rita Dominic as the last girl standing

Sudden death of an entertainment lawyer

Emeritus trip to Mount Patti

Rallying the divas to round table

Nnena and Friends for London tour

Beautiful Nubia to perform

Adulawo on stage at UNILAG

My baby is more beautiful than yours!

My special baby

Ectopic pregnancy

B’Haram: Amnesty plan suffers another setback

Tinubu decries bad governance as ACN approves merger

Osun invests N629m in fish, poultry farming

NSCDC uncovers 23 illegal refineries

Poly teachers begin seven-day warning strike

NEMA spokesman loses position for criticising Okonjo-Iweala

EFCC arrests Imo commissioner, accountant

Gunmen kill Enugu cleric

Dana crash: Coroner to summon aviation minister, don

Man arraigned for raping nursing mother

Lagos vows to enforce meat delivery regulation

Nigeria needs more vocational centres, not varsities – Okonkwo

NAFDAC steps up drug war among Ondo pupils

Andrew Challenge promises pupils scholarships

Teachers responsible for mass failure in Maths –Olateru

Teachers threaten strike in 18 states

Ojerinde, Okpala, school owners oppose JAMB, NECO ‘s scrapping

LearnAfrica restates commitment to promotion of Nigerian books

Uduaghan urges colleagues to pay attention to teachers’ welfare

Nokia rewards 15 Efiko winners with phones

MultiChoice donates 43 resource centres to Benue schools

Mertesacker admits Anichebe fear

Rescuers search for survivors of Texas factory blast

Amike promises NATO reforms

Fed says US economy improved in recent months

Proposed concession of Lagos, Abuja stadia

Russian economic growth slows sharply

Nigerians must guard their cultural heritage – Obasanjo

American Air’s systems restored but problems continue

Lufthansa faces more strikes as union rejects offer

Pinewood studio confirms China expansion

Navevo sat-nav offers cyclist alerts to lorry drivers

Akpabio seeks N80bn additional loan

Unknown persons kill cleric in Enugu

Mark, Arisekola, others extol Awolowo’s virtue

S’East PDP denies bribery allegation to impeach Okorocha

N13bn Enugu secretariat: CPC coordinator makes submission to EFCC

Poly lecturers declare 7-day warning strike

Robbers loot UNN female hostel

UERL workers protest employment of foreigners

Baba Suwe urges Appeal Court to affirm N25m judgment

Dana crash: Lagos coroner to summon Aviation minister, LUTH don

Popular entertainment lawyer Efere Ozako is dead

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

WhatsApp grows bigger than Twitter

Ex-minister misappropriated N3bn contract fund –EFCC

Oyo demolishes suya joints

Oando close to buying $1.79bn ConocoPhillips’ Nigerian assets

Poor GSM services

Govt lost N191bn to oil theft in Q1 –NNPC

ACF, Ireland back Boko Haram talks

I’ll not disappoint Nigerians – Buhari

APGA crisis: Financial secretary disowns convention, election

Bamigbetan: Gani Adams OPC joins search, family anxious

ACN, Presidency clash over Jonathan’s Lagos visit today

Caring for children with special needs

Naira falls as CBN reduces dollar sales

Death of customer service

Oil price: Brent slumps under $99

Acute stress primes brain for better performance

Controlling noise in Lagos

Breastfeeding and travel

NAEE to tackle energy resource management challenges

IOSCO, CPSS begin implementation of PFMIs

Jonathan to inaugurate $1.5bn WEMPCO steel rolling mill

Colourful foods for longevity

Goodbye, Thatcher: A rejoinder to Olukotun

UNHCR to verify refugees in Nigeria

Boston bomb suspect arrested, doctors agonise over amputations

Is Fashola’s administration anti-poor?

Nigeria’s foreign policy in a changing world (3)

NSE Index rises by 0.1%

Raising funds from the capital market (2)

Thatcher effigy torched as ex-miners celebrate death

Essential nutrients for teens

Man commits suicide in Ebonyi

Rainstorm damages properties in Lagos, Ogun

7 killed in fresh Plateau attack as fighting rages in Riyom

Ajimobi sacks Ladoja’s nominees

Jonathan’s visit to Lagos will disrupt our convention-ACN tells Fashola

Ireland supports dialogue with Boko Haram

WAEC questions, answers on facebook hours to exams

Plateau killings: Community allege conspiracy

Jonathan names members of fresh committee on Boko Haram

Nnamani gets fifth court’s permission to travel abroad

Court orders police to release ailing 71-year-ol​d woman’s passport

Power generation rises above 4,000mw

Britain holds ceremonial funeral for Thatcher

Police arraign man for allegedly obtaining N420,000 under false pretences

Lagos CP pledges to track down council chairman’s kidnappers

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Akwa Ibom pupils

Ogun contract scam

Dangote boosts fight against measles with $.5m

‘Cataract causes 43% of blindness’

Ogun, US-based NGO offer free medical services

NAPTTON decries menace of fake drugs

NMA lauds breakthrough in renal treatment

PHCN Somolu’s arbitrary bill

Frozen in mediocrity

More power cuts

Taxing churches

About tinted glass

Boko Haram gamble

Revolution of mind needed

Help us, Fashola

Legacies of Margaret Thatcher (1925 – 2013)

NDDC’s lack of public transparency

Help! Nigeria has 600 paediatricians for 40million children

Lagos to ban commercial blood donation

Tomori charges global leaders on polio eradication

Experts call for more screening facilities

Modern babes in fattening room

Cultural lessons from North America

68-year-old woman turns up for Glo X Factor

Like a real Fatal Betrayal

Aki stars in new MNET drama series

Young author redefines concept of beauty

Blacklisted AMCON debtors still get bank loans –Investigation

Dangerous cooking gas from Niger in circulation –Marketers

PIB: Senate seeks agency on crude oil exploration

US firm fined $11.76m for bribing Nigerian officials

FG prioritises Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Second Niger Bridge

Nigerians’ll see positive results in 2013 – Okonjo-Iweala

Britain makes final preparation for Thatcher’s funeral

Previous attacks on sports events

LCCI canvasses good corporate governance among members

SONigeria reiterates commitment to athletes

High pulse at rest linked to higher death risk

PDP moves against Amaechi, inaugurates new Rivers exco

NCAA warns foreign airlines against revenue automation violation

Husband agrees to Olayinka’s burial in Ekiti

Lille asked to double bid for Oboabona

Twitter confirms music app

Dana to introduce new planes in Q3

Nnamani withholding his passport since 2012 –EFCC

No govt intervention in 30 years – Lagos traders

Centre tasks inductees on prudence

Man beats up landlord, attacks policeman

B’Haram: FG plans fresh panel to oversee amnesty

Don’t cover up corruption, Sultan, Onaiyekan tell govt

Dangote to build $8bn oil refinery in Nigeria

Gold price declines to two-year low

Guinea hails Frenchman’s arrest over alleged graft

80% of Nigerian graduates unemployed – CIPM

Coca-Cola announces refranchising, profit beats

Boston Marathon: Asian markets fall after deadly blasts

Allegheny projects lower-than-expected 1Q profit

Iran quake kills six, destroys 1,000 homes

War against corruption, a collective responsibility – ICSAN

Target cuts first-quarter profit forecast

Petroleum tanker drivers threaten strike over colleague’s death

As Jonathan, Amaechi fight, PDP suffers

Solarin appointed National Mathematical Centre DG

Workforce dropouts loom as Fed weighs tighter policy

Iraq executes 21 on ‘terror’ charges

Husband, mother-in-law arrested for wife’s murder

Reliance profit rises as refining margins gain

Plateau lecturers divided over strike

Reps probe police extra judicial killings

Ex-CJN, Belgore, advocates parliamentary system to tackle corruption

PDP postpones inauguration of reconciliation committee

Fasehun orders OPC manhunt for abducted Bamigbetan

Teenager in Police custody for killing friend

FBI probes Boston ‘terror’ blasts

Boston marathon bombings, assault on human freedom-Jonathan

Hundreds feared dead as earthquake hits near Iran-Pakistan border

Gunmen kidnap chairman of Ejigbo LCDA, Kehinde Bamigbetan

Jonathan denies establishing committee for second term bid

Jonathan meets security chiefs

Terror at Boston Marathon: 3 dead, 144 wounded as witnesses describe horror

Monday, April 15, 2013

SSANU pickets FUNAAB over plans to sack members

Omotosho, students decry Africa’s slow development

Unloved, unwanted but Igiebor salvages honour for Betis

Corporate Nigeria Games: Skye Bank versus STI,

Ogbonna flattered by Man United interest

Residents defy KAI, abandon pedestrian bridges

Court orders petty thief to do community service

Customers’ agonies with mobile phone service providers

How to create better customer experiences

Taking a personal loan

Negotiating win-win real estate deals (2)

Foursquare faces apathy battle

‘Latecomer’ Kanu Nwankwo gains 1,600 Twitter followers daily

Engaging smartly on LinkedIn

Boko Haram: Northern monarchs meet Jonathan, urge dialogue

CBN recovers N8.6bn excess bank charges

Nigeria accounts for 65% of Shell’s gas flaring

Agriculture contributing little to Nigeria’s growth – World Bank

2016 census: FG insists on accurate data, quality

FG revoked N10bn road contracts in 2012 –Investigation

Electricity: Deadline for Kaduna, Afam bidders ends today

Community decries slow progress in road construction

KAI, Police attack PUNCHman

Drama in court as lawyers fight over clients

Police transfer killer cops to SCID

Ekiti decries illegal fundraising for Olayinka’s burial

Lagos may allow religious studies in primary schools

ACF, Catholics beg MEND not to attack mosques

Three die, four missing in Onitsha rainstorm

I gave kidnappers information on Okonjo-Iweala’s mother –Palace servant

Google rivals may be quizzed on antitrust offer

Africa’s economic growth to rise above 5%

Jonathan congratulates Venezuela’s president-elect

Revolution beckons

Pay my pension

Curtailing Boko Haram

Something drastic is required to preserve national unity — Lanlehin

A geologist finds poetry

WEMA rehabilitates C’River hospital

Court to decide hearing of Salami’s reinstatement suit

Dish offers to buy Sprint for $25.5bn

TQC unveils business portal

‘Lack of competition hampers tennis in Nigeria’

Lagos Govt order

WAEC withheld his results five times, now LASPOTECH’s best student

Court sacks PDP exco in Rivers

INEC report voiding NWC members election fake –PDP

Aggrieved subjects beat, strip Ogun monarch

Contract award: EFCC arrests ex-Mint MD

PDP ’ll win at least 32 states in 2015 –Tukur

TENSION AS INDIGENES DEMOLISH GOVT HOUSES IN ONITSHA

EFCC arrests NSPMC ex-MD

MONEY CAN NOT SOLVE BOKO HARAM PROBLEM

Jang tasks electoral body on timetable for LG polls

S’East CAN opposes amnesty to Boko Haram

Abia youths seek amnesty, block streets

INEC to issue 10-year permanent voters’ card before end of 2013 — Jega

Dozens dead in Somali courthouse attack

Amnesty still possible despite Boko Haram’s rejection-Sultan

Igbo youth leaders escape death in Abuja

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Celebration of success

Fayemi, please help us

Yaba pedestrian bridge

Complete Jakande-Ijegun Road

Remain focused, Jonathan

Treat pensioners well

Let’s fight looters

Rugby stakeholders reject concessioning

Two get scholarships at Greensprings Kanu Football Camp

Gbagbeke opens season with Golden League victory

NAS campaigns healthy living

Golden Eaglets thump Ghana’s Starlets 6-1

Makanjuola wins National Table Tennis Classic

Bryant ruled out after surgery

Lawyers’ role in enforcement of fundamental human rights

Police killed ‘foreigner’ for driving against traffic – Eyewitness

STF, police advocate peace in Plateau

Ex-militants still carry arms in N’Delta, monarch alleges

Senate resumes, to fast-track PIB

EFCC probes Chime’s N13.6bn Enugu secretariat project

Gunmen kill NNPC GMD’s brother

MEND destroys oil well, threatens to bomb mosques

Ohanaeze demands compensation for Boko Haram victims

Dangote, Otedola should contest political offices –Senator

Jonathan hails Olubadan at 99

‘Mediocrity worse than corruption’

Akhigbe condemns ‘Abuja interest’ in Edo violence

$14.5bn project: Nigeria, others seek assistance over Lake Chad

Nigeria to resume gas supply to Ghana, others

Infrastructure: Amosun seeks partnership with Canadian investors

Power: NERC prepares guidelines for private investors

FG restates commitment to completing road projects

Mansard introduces deferred annuity plan

Foundation honours retired Methodist Archbishop with building

JPMorgan posts higher profit as revenue drops

Insurers’ balance sheets getting better –CIIN boss

NCC plans overhaul of telecoms sector

Of terrorism, tourism and NTDC efforts

AIICO enhances education insurance policy

Custodian takes over Crusader

Analysts predict increased activities in fixed income market

Paulson loses $300m as gold declines

BlackBerry asks regulators to probe ‘false’ returns

Amosun tackles opposition over alleged contract scam

Rep urges more investment in community development

Bakassi refugees rebuff relocation attempt

Gunmen shoot woman, abduct son

Somolu LG boss orders arrest of CSO’s relatives

Nine best pupils can’t write their names – Commissioner

Amnesty for Boko Haram: A devil’s alternative

The season of Africa

Beyond the recommendations of the Oronsaye Committee Report

AU Wise panel to end crises in Africa

IEI pays N1.2bn claims

NIA to tackle contemporary urban development challenges

Thatcher’s funeral expense, a mistake – Grantham Bishop

French police hunt gangster after prison break

Prevent illnesses with foods

Potential therapy for HIV, other viral infections

‘Seeing’ the flavour of foods before tasting them

ATOPCON seeks speedy processing of development permits

Magun: Literally, don’t climb!

Ikorodu tragedy: Rescue officials recover corpse

NFVCB’s assault on freedom of expression

Five killed as gunmen storm Mogadishu court complex

Cleric tasks indigenes on creation of Ibadan State

Nine best FSLC candidates unable to write names – Commissioner

Two unknown gunmen shot woman, snatched son

Arguments for amnesty to Boko Haram illogical – M/Belt group

Saturday, April 13, 2013

Oil drilling: Ogoni demands N4.7tn compensation

10 things you didn’t know about my father

Of science and the impossible

‘Rejection of amnesty, humiliation to FG’

The General with N300m cash

I returned the £5,000 my boss forgot at work — 87-year-old ex-accountant

Accept amnesty, Ribadu begs Boko Haram

The 2-day automedics Abuja seminar: A post mortem

I wear what makes me happy — Omoni Oboli

Make lasting lifestyle behavioural changes

Re: Crime and punishment in Nigeria (2)

Stewart Parvin: Queen Elizabeth’ designer

ACN doesn’t think of Yoruba welfare —Fasehun

‘Remove President’s powers to award oil licences’

I understand my body — Tonye Garrick

APC should join our mega party – Falae

Why I resigned from OAU — Prof. Osuntogun

Delta, pay us our allowances

I’m not interested in Olayinka’s position — Ojudu

Jonathan, Amaechi clash again

IBB treated me like a common criminal — Lekwot

Boko Haram: Sof’lysof’ly catch monkey

Friday, April 12, 2013

Displaced Nigerians

Police ignore woman trapped under trailer

Police, army clear air over clash

Akpabio, Rivers PDP trade words over govs’ forum

EME’s next move

Jonathan should sacrifice 2015 ambition for Nigeria’s peace – Akin-John

Baby excites Fabregas

Nigerian Idols: Moses and Debbie Rise jostle for crown

Don’t grant loans based on sentiments –Onalo

Another sex scandal rocks Chelsea

Keshi’ll invite Osaze – Okala

When it comes to women, I love hair –Ebuka

Guatemala confronts trauma of genocide

Wozniacki to caddy for McIlroy

New drug can help prevent head, neck cancers

Searching for your partner (2)

Bird flu scare affects KFC sales in China

Pirates steal Saheed Balogun’s joy

‘Old Sober’ helps with hangovers

Student’s death: Ogun Assembly exonerates police

Victims of Edo explosion for mass burial today

Pay your debts, Commonwealth LG Forum tells Nigeria

Police, army clear air over clash in Ibadan

Man bags one month imprisonment for driving vehicle with tinted glass

U.S. announces disappearance of small aircraft off Gabonese coast

Army destroys 100,000 litres of illegally refined AGO

Victims of Edo accident for mass burial tomorrow

Candidate for Pakistan national elections killed

Champions league and Europa league draws

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Nefertiti woos theatre lovers with pounded yam

FAJ returns with gospel music awards

MID Fashion Show holds in Abuja

Fidelity Bank out with Prize for Creative Writing Blog

I wasn’t disgraced by my husband –Mercy Aigbe

More tributes as Esiri begins final journey

Nigeria and the legacy of Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher’s funeral invitation list released

ECOWAS wants check of unemployment to sustain growth

Five Nigerian banks make world Internet ranking

A case for online shopping

Olu Amuda’s exhibition opens Art 21’s inspiring space

No friend, no foe in Heaven’s Hell

‘Why Seaman’s Schnapps supported Anioma’

Dakore, AY, Ghanaian Abebrese to Host AMAA 2013

Policemen on illegal duty kill foreigner, flee

Road users worry over illegal roadblocks in Lagos

Man impregnates two daughters, attempts raping third

Community accuses firm of emitting dangerous smoke

Young journalists urged to have passion for job

Driver, civil servant at war over dud cheque

Fake lieutenant arraigned for robbery

Okoye makes case for mentoring for youths

‘Mathematics quiz will engender healthy rivalry’

Rivers partner Daar Communications on education delivery

GSK, Tetra Pak take waste management campaign to schools

Olusanya advocates improved funding for education

93% Northern girls lack secondary education – Sanusi

Ogun warns principals against collection of illegal fee

‘We don’t discriminate against any religion in Chrisland’

Boy, nine, emerges winner of Vision of the Child painting contest

Akande urges government to fund science, technology education

FG to reduce transaction costs for housing sector

NAF acquires Boeing 737-500 aircraft

Power transmission: FG requests Poland’s help

FG votes N3bn for Lagos-Ibadan Expressway rehabilitation

Nigeria loses N3.76bn to foreign domain names’ usage

PC sales worldwide tumbled data — IDC

Marks and Spencer food sales offset clothing weakness

Cyprus to sell gold reserves for bailout

Roche sales boosted by Tamiflu demand

Nigerian, Portuguese investors canvass direct flights

Breeders urged to produce hybrid seeds

FLP introduces Forever Active Boost

Knorr rewards contestants in cooking competition

Accountants deplore rising spate of corruption in governance

Etisalat Nigeria to raise $500m in debt

Dow, S&P hit record highs

Jaiz Bank appoints Usman as acting MD

Standard council approves SON’s strategies against fake products

US agency, Nigerian firms meet

Nigeria can attain food security – FADAMA boss

Stadium concessioning: Owners will be restricted to sporting events

Recession-weary Portugal tests limits of austerity

Brussels warns on Spanish, Slovenian ‘imbalances’

Defect: Japan carmakers to recall 3.4 million cars

Construction workers to play first in Maracana

PSG made Barca suffer —Iniesta

US jobless claims drop, calm labour market fears

Opposition not to spoon-feed govt – ACN

Union threatens showdown with UCH

Modern world lacks courageous leaders – Polish leader

Okwu begs Igbo elders to caution Umeh

LASG warns churches, mosques against noise pollution

Lagos wants hoodlums out of the state

NAFDAC arrests importer over fake drugs

ourt denies Akingbola’s request for overseas treatment

Why Nigerian graduates are not employable –Okojie

Corruption, politics hinder civil service –Gov

Aregbesola, ACN condemn Nwike’s killing

Boko Haram bent on Islamising Nigeria –CAN

Alleged fraud: Oyo ex-commissioner, wife arrested

Buhari, Anyaoku pays condolence visit to Fayemi

ACF insists on amnesty despite Boko Haram’s rejection

Bayelsa killing: Police pay killers N1m to rescue kidnapped victim

Lack of responsible leadership, major world challenge -Polish prime minister

Police arrest man for impregnating two daughters

FG wants Bakassi indigenes relocated before August

One killed, 4 injured in clash over missing cows in Jos

Police arrest Oyo ex-commissioner, wife over fraud

Army, police fight in Ibadan

Sambo intervenes in Rivers, Bayelsa oil feud

Court denies Akingbola’s request for treatment abroad

Boko Haram rejects amnesty

Toyota to recall 1.73 million cars

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Pipeline vandalism: NNPC seeks Amaechi’s support

Nigeria’s survival beyond 2014 doubtful – Fasehun

I’d like to play against Messi – Moses

Europa: Rubin Kazan boss responds to Mikel comments

Oshiomhole to run in Okpekpe Race

Maritime Cup: NIMASA, Customs, ENL, Ocean Star in semis

NRFF unveils rugby team for Mombasa battle

Draw for Corporate Nigeria Olympics holds Friday

Resurgence of Niger Delta militancy

Danger! Cocaine sells for N100 on Lagos streets

CDMA operators lose 1.14 million telephone subscribers

Environmental degradation: NESREA to punish errant firms

Elections: FG okays INEC’s national ID cards plan

Raising funds from the capital market

When crying at your workplace isn’t so bad

NFF sacks Keshi’s Togolese assistant, others

EFCC invites Reps’ Clerk over Bankole’s case

Dangers of amnesty

When is the mind abnormal?

Commodity derivatives: A must for emerging economies

Amnesty for Boko Haram

FDA approves Diclegis for morning sickness

Tinted glass order

Flour Mills advises ICAN on transparency

All I want is your waste!

Attention, PHCN Okota

Facebook voted world’s best employer

Nigerian merchant navy

PDP crisis worsens as members sue party

US, Buhari back amnesty for Boko Haram members

Expect more power cuts, minister tells Nigerians

‘Indigenous operator contributes only 1% of NLNG feedgas’

US expected to increase aid to Syrian rebels

Sapele power plant battles capacity recovery challenges

Nigeria seeks more support from Austria over Mali

Customers’ debt rises to N2bn in Apapa – PHCN

US, others imported N3.098tn Nigerian crude Q4 2012

Oil eases below $106, US crude stocks swell

Thatcher funeral generates security ‘headache’

Nigerians criticise Jonathan for poor power generation

Lagos community expresses fears over rains

Dutch recall 50,000 tons of meat across Europe

Abattoir filth: Baale asks govt to eject aliens

More power shutdown imminent – Minister

British “Test-tube baby” pioneer Sir Robert Edwards dies

Nigeria may not survive beyond 2014-Fasehun

US still opposes Alamieyeseigha’s state pardon -Lawless

Scavenger loses three teeth for stealing

Late Ekiti Deputy Governor for burial

EFCC opposes Akingbola’s bid to travel abroad

No bail for Lebanese refs in match-fixing case

Nigerian lawmakers extol Thatcher’s virtues

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

When UNILAG ’83 took reunion party to Garden City

From Benue, another singer wants to ‘Superfly’

Forex market: CBN sold $3.89bn in Q1

Stanbic IBTC unveils mobile banking application

Heritage Bank opens first set of branches

JPMorgan leads job cuts as banks seek profit

In Ibadan, museum grows on Cocoa House

Seun begins quest for change on Twitter

Asa, others shine at MTN Calabar Jazz Festival

Life after breast cancer: Survivors’ stories

…CMD urges scientists to find cure for cancer

Healthy lifestyle will prevent hypertension —Fidson boss

Dentist lists ways to avoid mouth odour

Dearth of pharmacists worries PCN

NURHI decries high maternal, infant mortality rate

50% of drugs in Nigeria are sub-standard –Orjiako

Experts blame eye defects on climate change

Stricker turns to Woods for advice

BRACED states seek investment fund to boost development

US stocks rise amid earnings

Access Bank’s shares drop by 7.5%

Detention without trial is kidnapping

Boko Haram amnesty

Forgotten Lagosians

Industrial or political revolution

Appeal to Gov. Amosun

Destruction of illegal refineries

Condition for amnesty

Spain’s bailout less likely –Moody’s

Dollar slips against yen

Lamentations as security operatives demolish Lagos market

Ex-employee demands compensation for damaged hand

Bishop seeks justice for Boko Haram victims

My goals won me Eagles invite – Ujah

Remo Football Academy lift Adetutu Cup

Irabor says Nigerian league needs repackaging

We can beat Barca –Beckham

Juve upbeat ahead of Bayern test

Thatcher’s troubled relations with UK sports

African U-17: Eaglets leave for Morocco

Correcting errors in Facebook comments

Why many Nigerian airlines have gone under —Boyo

PDP denies rift between Anenih, Tukur

Bankers’ Committee to investigate excess bank charges

FG resolves Nigerian traders’ dispute with Ghana

Foreigners crowding out indigenous entrepreneurs – LCCI

Nigeria, Canada to collaborate on power, mining, others

Traders in Lagos count losses after downpour

Pregnant woman, another die as police raid train

Driver rapes 15-year-old housemaid, blames the devil

Park ‘n’ pay and agonies of Abuja motorists

Concerning tinted vehicle glass: All you need to know

Kwara proposes concession of Ilorin Cargo Terminal

18 die in Darfur tribal dispute

US envoy urges cooperation against Internet theft

Experts tackle succession planning problems

Daughter to seek probe into Cuban dissident’s death

Thatcher funeral set for next week, opinions differ

North Korea urges foreigners in South to leave

North Korea workers fail to turn up at Kaesong

Serbian villager kills 13

Bayelsa: 10 bodies of slain policemen recovered

NFF cuts Eagles bonus, coaches salaries

Power generation drops by 1,074MW

Summer: Airfares to Europe, US may rise by 50%

US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew calls for demand boost

Budget cutters in the emergency room

Cahuzac scandal: French ministers to declare assets

Herbalife auditor, KPMG, resigns

Billabong in takeover talks with consortium

Embraer to shock Lockheed with cargo jet price

US wholesale stockpiles fell 0.3% in February

Oil price continues rebound, moves closer to $94

Group ties national growth to youth empowerment

Making the local govt councils work

College produces 5,160 postgraduate accountants

Hi-Tech firms join forces against Google

CIPM hosts entrepreneurship fair in Abuja

TruContact unveils 2013 award theme

PDP: Confusion over voiding of NWC members’ election

UK industrial production beats expectations

Margaret Thatcher funeral set for next week

Presidency denies Kolade’s resignation

Prepare for flood, NEMA warns South West states

NUC to shut down varsities without governing councils

EU, ECOWAS sign agreement on free movement

Chicken-killing virus may kill cancer cells – study

NUC to shut down varsities without Governing Councils

Police discover corpse of lady in Jos

Pharmacists seek systems that will support healthy lifestyles

Lagos traders count losses after prolonged downpour

EFCC prosecutor withdraws from Ikuforiji’s case

Three killed in Iranian earthquake

Gunmen kill 13 including child

Monday, April 08, 2013

Autism with benefits

Powering a brand identity

NGO to support women with N20bn

Europa League a turn-off —Mikel

ICAN picks holes in Petroleum Industry Bill

Stress in womb linked to adult mood disorders

Behind Ibadan Grammar School’s centenary book

Shielding yourself from smartphone snoops (2)

Libya to build new stadium

Identify Boko Haram members for dialogue – Aliyu

Gunmen kill 27 in Plateau clashes

Constitute Ondo cabinet – PDP

Police detain Leadership journalists

Umeh gets stay of execution after APGA’s convention

PDP faults INEC for voiding NWC members election

Akingbola seeks to travel abroad on health grounds

Military uncovers 23 illegal bunkering sites

EU seeks consensus in Egypt on economy, reform

We’re ready for mobile number portability –MTN

Rights concerns overshadow trade on Putin’s European trip

Reliance Infosystems canvasses optimal solutions for enterprises

Presidency is seen as hostile to National Assembly — Rep

Etisalat reopens access to Skype website

Fears of off-balance-sheet risks hit China

Russia Q1 GDP grew less than expected — Minister

Experts move to tackle e-Waste problem

Sony unveils waterproof Xperia Z phone

Malawi sees inflation dropping to 18%

Airtel awaits MNP, connects subscribers on WhatsApp

Portugal to cut spending after court ruling

No cheaper food yet in US — Analysts

Firms return to court over Martha Stewart

100 vehicles vandalised, many injured in Lagos violence

Tambuwal warns against misuse of state pardon

Northern leaders differ on amnesty panel

IG orders manhunt for killers of policemen

Jonathan condoles with Great Britain over Margaret Thatcher’s death

Jonathan approves appointment of Misau as administrator of PSIN

Female estate agent arraigned over alleged N4m fraud

Manchester derby: Stats and opinion ahead of United v City

China’s bird flu outbreak no cause for panic: WHO

French photographer kidnapped in Afghanistan escapes

Margaret Thatcher dies of stroke aged 87

Sunday, April 07, 2013

Kenya to hire psychologist against Nigeria

BoJ policy welcome for world growth

What citizen journalism should be

Glo honoured for innovative products

MultiChoice activates new resource centres

Africans demand justice, accountability over land deals

Falana seeks investigations into businessman’s eviction from N1bn property

Northern elders’ deceit

Between criminality and decency

Samsung unveils first Ultra-High Definition TV

GTB attributes success to customers’ loyalty

IT parks: Nigeria’s info-tech industry under global focus

Fed should focus on jobs —Yellen

Shielding yourself from smartphone snoops (1)

MEND claims responsibility for killing of policemen

Youths protest over death

Five killed in Rivers road accident

Patience Jonathan, Mark, Ekweremadu mourn

Clashes after funeral of Egypt Coptic Christians

Save Nigerians on death row in Indonesia – Groups

It’s a big loss, shocking – Soyinka, CNPP

Nigerians too timid for revolution – Amaechi

Sudan soldiers jailed five years over ‘coup’

No plan to impose new Immigration boss – Patience

Egypt treasury bills hit six-month height

Govt re-opens Capital Oil case, to summon Uba

‘Boko Haram, victims’ families must agree on amnesty’

Media outfit urges Nigerians to empower the underprivileged

2014: Ex-Rep challenges Aregbesola, Omisore to public debate

Jonathan hails Mark at 65

PDP alleges plot to discredit leadership

‘Pastors should not pray for politicians’

Six family members die in Cross River crash

Fire guts Alade Market

Saturday, April 06, 2013

Should we expect more bombings?

Changing our FIFA-badged referees’ side-kick status

‘I don’t like a lot of bling’

NYSC ‘abandoned’ me on hospital bed — Ex-corper who was attacked by pupil

Gunmen kill 12 policemen in Bayelsa

Ekiti deputy governor dies of cancer

New political group, APCN, emerges

Jonathan, Ghanaian president meet

2012FY results and corporate actions: How attractive? …Equities Index Gains 2.28% WtD

Re: Crime and Punishment

RMAFC dissatisfied with MDAs revenue remittance

Cyber crime and the future of the Internet (1)

Earnings season provides short-lived rally

The hazardous road to Abuja

Science, development and the mind of a child

US economy adds just 88,000 jobs in March

Japan’s Nikkei tops 13,000 for first time since 2008

A case for ‘economic amnesty’ for Nigerians

Government must curb spread of tuberculosis

Jonathan, forgive Boko Haram — Turai

Planned amnesty is wickedness — Oritsejafor

Senator, cleric urge ceasefire

Badly burnt lone survivor dies

Relatives besiege transport company

Only 36 died — FRSC

SANs warn against misapplication of plea bargain

Auctioneers threaten legal action against MDAs

C’ River gives succour to 4, 000 displaced persons

Friday, April 05, 2013

Rogers coy on Carroll plans

Wedding bells for O.C Ukeje

Dodo gizzard: Delicious appetiser snack

Court cases have complicated CAC crisis –Omojuwa

Research reveals how antibodies neutralise mosquito-borne virus

PDP crisis deepens as Jonathan backs Tukur

FG’s anti-corruption fight weak – Bishops

NSC plans big for beach volley

PDP govs to Anenih: No peace unless Oyinlola returns

I might still marry a younger man –Queen Ure

Chinua Achebe may be buried next month

Enyeama faces dilemma over future

PDP backs Jonathan on amnesty for B’Haram

Pacquiao, Marquez V clash for September

Leprosy is treatable if diagnosed early –Dr. Okezie Mbadiwe

Yobo should be grateful to Keshi – Taribo

Enyimba coach begs fans

State police: To be or not to be

Smelling like an ‘African immigrant’

Barcelona can compete without Messi – Alves

Index dips by 0.6% as 34 equities lose

Gombe to spend N2.1bn on intervention schemes

NAFDAC, BoI earmark N200bn for local drug manufacturers

Emerging stocks close lower

Local content, best option for job creation – Experts

More Nigerians need to use mobile phones, Internet – Coleman

Man stabbed during fight over ‘pure water’

‘My mom breast-fed my child’

20-year-old beats up soldier, vandalises his car

PENGASSAN seeks review of obsolete labour laws

Nine killed in Indian building collapse

Kidnapped lecturer regains freedom, another slumps, dies in office

NEMA advises states in North West to relocate communities

FG raises inter-ministerial panel on flooding

Pope calls for action on sex abuse

No change in exams schedules – NECO

Thursday, April 04, 2013

Re: The real problem with Nigeria

Corruption unlimited

Youths and drug abuse

Almighty PHCN

Re: No country for ‘unbelievers’

Ogun road toll bill

LASTMA and traffic control

Ridiculous varsities grades

Attention, Abuja Pension Office

No Boko Haram amnesty

2015 and Ndi Igbo

Winners emerge in Fidelity Bank’s savings promo

Naira climbs to three-week high on dollar speculation

Stakeholders urged to embrace advance pricing agreement

W’Bank to spend $120m on urban water supply

For Princess, marriage is next big theme

No plan to convert National Theatre to hotels – FG

We will continue to support festivals – IDL manager

D-day for Edaoto

Nollywood @ 20 to screen classics

Kara Inferno: Ogun says victims are illegal residents

Ogun plans to reposition tertiary education

ACN flays arrest of Ekiti chairman over killing

Rape: NGO takes custody of minors

Qualitative education, key to development – Jemibewon

Fayemi blames mass failure on faulty foundation

Emphasis on paper qualification counter-productive – Kuforiji

Encroachment on public schools’ lands worries Ogun lawmakers

NECO workers, others protest planned scrapping of agency

Informal sector: FIRS to implement new tax regime

Foods that boost virility

Senator, take a bow!

Mixed feelings trail planned scrapping of NECO, UTME

Policing without barracks

Tension in Korean Peninsula

Amnesty for Boko Haram?

Developing the Niger Delta is in Nigeria’s best interest —Orubebe

Cancer-killing treatment with no side-effects

Hyundai, Kia in US car recalls

Ladi Adebutu U-20 final holds April 7

IAG orders 18 Dreamliners from Boeing

Pakistan expels suspected French jihadists

Security concerns stop Delhi airport hotels opening

C’River distributes N400m to small-scale enterprises

Keshi snubs Yobo again, invites 30 players

NCAA stops Aero from flying six planes

Boko Haram: Jonathan sets up panel on amnesty

Merger: Fresh crisis looms in APC

Northern leaders not supporting Boko Haram killings –ACF

Airtel partners with Samsung on ARS

MLS move won’t hurt my career –Martins

NFF intervenes in Keshi, Yobo row

Kareem to defend C’wealth title in Liverpool

Boko Haram: Jonathan, Security Chiefs in a Crucial Meeting

Keshi snubs Yobo again

Wayne Rooney and Rafael set to return as Manchester United tackle City

NUC backs FG on UTME, NECO

Capital market indicators drop by 0.61%

Four LASU students arraigned for cultism

Gov, emir hold special prayer for peace in Kano

MEND threat: NBA, others want FG to beef up security

NFF to wade into Keshi, Eagles bickering

Plateau bans brothels

NATO helicopter kills four Afghan police

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

NDIC to bail out microfinance, mortgage banks

Widening holes in their tender hearts

N100bn profit at NITEL?

Call for national conference

SEC’s non-budgetary allocation

Mark’s bizarre proposal

Stop intimidating Jonathan

Appeal to Gov Amosun

Activities of Ago policemen

Colonising the South?

Attention, PHCN Meiran

Evolving a digital presence (1)

A nation at risk

Singh wants truce between Asia rival tours

Kobe’s double-triple helps Lakers

The menace of drug addiction

Zero allocation threatens SEC’s capital market regulation

FG to approve foreign airlines’ summer schedule

Inactive telephone lines now 40.06 million – NCC

NIMC earmarks equipment for identity enrolment

Cement manufacturers seek review of industry’s standard codes

Vision 2020 not to make economy best —FG

Adequate power, tool for diversified economy – Nnaji

Hyundai, Kia recall 1.8 million cars in US

Brent dips towards $110 on demand woes

Cyprus crisis a chance to end dispute –Turkey

Euro zone inflation dropped to 1.7% in March

New distribution substations’ll relieve overloaded facilities –NDPHC

Year of turbulent leadership in PDP

Shell generates $1.1bn from sale of oil blocks

Francis, the Green Pope

Jonathan, others will go through primaries –PDP

Belarus tones down, sticks to pre-crisis policies

US service growth dropped in March — Report

SARS-like virus seems to cause deep lung infection

Hostilities heighten along Israeli-Gaza border

NCDMB acquires site for Bayelsa pipe mill project

Budget cuts hurt March revenue — US Airways

NIPCO boss decries industry challenges

Nigerians urged to imbibe energy-saving culture

Taribo was 40 while claiming 28 –Ex-Partizan president

Pastor accused of raping minors at orphanage

MEND threatens to resume hostilities

Rev. King appeals against death sentence at Supreme Court

Spanish king’s daughter charged in corruption probe

Rivers: Student killed, others injured in stampede

Man jailed six months for stealing goat

Pope stresses “fundamental” importance of women in Church

Enugu approves N623m for pineapple factory, staff wages

Mix reactions trail alleged scrapping of NECO

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Zenith Bank posts N100bn profit after tax

$1tn capitalisation: NSE focuses on new listings, derivatives

Healing the PDP House of Commotion

Knee pain: What you need to know

I weep for Nigeria

Still on insecurity

Anambra 2013: A slow start for governorship race

A discourse on rebellions in Nigeria

Qatar Airways connects Nigeria to Hamad

Mark’s death penalty bill

Bailout: ‘FG needs to probe defaulting airlines’

Autistic children deserve FG’s support – Parents

Kemi Olunloyo’s many online controversies

Overcoming social media resistance

‘Auto show’ll focus on parts, fleet management’

Seeing, and thinking, like sherlock

Ghanaian president to deliver Ekiti varsity convocation lecture

UNIJOS to honour Afe Babalola, others

Presidential directive can’t stop us –APC merger parties

Jonathan lacks capacity to fight corruption – Opadokun

Kaya not afraid of Ronaldo

Govt blasts Buhari for comment on insecurity

Salesmen in the surgical suite

‘FG knows the truth about insecurity’

JTF faults Agip on suspension of Bayelsa operations

FG set to scrap NECO, cancels UTME

Kwara gov denies plan to dump PDP

APGA chiefs visit Okorie, seek forgiveness

Court hears Jonathan’s asset declaration suit Thursday

ACN chiefs claim party chairmanship in Kwara

Killing: Police quiz Ekiti ACN chairman

133 Reps’ resolutions not implemented by FG –Investigation

Five Bakassi natives killed, displaced persons hit 1,800

Police rescue septuagenarian from abductors

Jonathan cannot fight corruption – Opadokun

Rescuers find 59 dead bodies in Tibet

NUJ threatens media organisations over unpaid salaries

Police uncover bombs in Jos community

No JAMB registration, no mobilisation for corps members — NYSC insists

Nine bag first class at UNIJOS

Pope to review Vatican bureaucracy, scandal-ridden bank

Adamawa flood victims seek probe of N500m FG relief assistance

Bailout: Cyprus Finance Minister Sarris resigns

Hamas again picks Meshaal as leader

North Korea says it plans to restart shuttered nuclear reactor

Nelson Mandela’s condition improving, doctors say

Monday, April 01, 2013

Followers your business needs online

‘FG to cite culture centre in South Africa’

Shares gain 132% since 2009

Plight of the unemployed

US equities decline on data

FERMA and Badagry Expressway

No signficant change in Mandela’s condition – S’African govt

Cassava production: Japan signs MoU with Nigerian institutions

High price tags deny police access to estates

Cocoa association rejects new fees

Mikel, Moses face fixture pile-up

Retelling tale of a Biblical heroine

Tips for everyday living

Police arrest two suspects over Ekiti killing

Kano NBA seeks removal of city roadblocks

Call for Boko Haram amnesty misplaced – Martins

Long road for PIB

Zenith League: First Bank, Deepwater take lead

S&P 500 rally beats forecasts

Fashola lauds NGO’s effort

Maina: Court erred – Ekweremadu

Gunmen kill 20 IN Kaduna

Oyinlola’s replacement: Tukur in fresh trouble with governors

UNN female professor bags UNESCO Laureates award

Gunmen kill lecturer in UNIMAID

Presidency breaks silence on Patience Jonathan

Kogi flood victims reject N3,000 as compensation