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The Punch News Archive for May 2013Rss

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Teachers begin strike in 11 states

FG may clamp down on MASSOB, OPC

Opposition dismisses Jonathan’s self-assessment

Generator, phone dealers nabbed with N40m fake drugs

Hip hop artiste, Lynxxx, in court for assault

Tipper crushes 16-year-old secondary school girl

Baileys comes in new bottle

Emerging market stocks advance

FG targets increase in broadband Internet penetration

Experts counsel Catholic on condom use

Jonathan, northern govs mourn Kontagora

Reps endorse 14-yr jail term for same-sex marriage

Sylva can’t travel with wife to UK –Court

ACN, Ahmed differ over govt performance

NHIS plans insurance for albinos

Reps ask FG to suspend $40m Internet contract

Ondo crisis: 15 suspects to face prosecution

Jonathan, Israeli PM hold talks on direct flight

Illiteracy fuelling Boko Haram —Duke

19 govs shun Jang NGF faction’s meeting

Lagos-bound train crushes man, passengers stranded in Minna

ACN dismisses Ladoja, Alao-Akala chances in 2015

Osun won’t experience flooding again –Aregbesola

Emergency rule: CAN decries renewed killing of Christians

NAFDAC recorded no major conviction before 2009 –DG

‘Credible youths, only hope for survival of democracy’

Same-Sex marriage: Reps endorse 14-year jail term.

Appellate court judge withdraws from al-Mustapha’s case

Jonathan mourns Kontagora, SURE-P’s deputy chairman

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Long bridge of shame

NGF foretells 2015

NGF election

It’s no crime selling human parts – Suspect

Drug barons fuelling mayhem in Mushin – Residents

Train derails in Lagos

Siblings arrested for stealing N43m from brother-in-law

Generator fumes kill mother, four children in Bayelsa

Suspect conceals cannabis in dried bitter leaf

Cleric faults ban on posters

LASU’s external system

Taming homosexual practice

Decayed UI archives

Reporting Boko Haram war

Crazy days/crazy bill

Repair Ikorodu-Sagamu Road

PDP and democracy

Kano: JTF arrests foreigners, uncovers missiles, grenades

Nigeria will overcome its challenges —Govs

No better option to democracy – Obada

Serving a hated administration earned me conviction –Al-Mustapha

Abandoned projects: Community threatens to disrupt oil production

Quality education deepens democracy–Aregbesola

Artisan groups back Fayemi’s re-election bid

Mimiko, Nwayanwu fault video clips on NGF election

Job creation will curtail Delta crime rate –CP

Mark, Tambuwal, others advocate perseverance

Yoruba language is sick –Isola

Govs’ action can affect 2015 elections

Obasanjo, Buhari, Tambuwal, others shun Jonathan’s event

2015: Lamido/Amaechi posters flood Abuja

French police arrest suspect in soldier’s stabbing

Seeding system makes tennis boring — Rosset

AfDB grants Nigeria $500m loan for agriculture

Lagos/Ogun border: Groaning under the weight of underdevelopment

Impeachment: Eight pro-Amaechi lawmakers defect to Wike’s camp

Ondo crisis: DPO, seven policemen transfered to OAUTH

Businessman seeks N25m damages from Diamond Bank

Edo varsity lecturers lament colleagues’ kidnapping

Undergraduates die in Bayelsa auto crash

Probe shooting of Kwara poly student – Belgore

Second anniversary, opportunity to assess performance –Ajimobi

A’Ibom hospital board faces sacking

Border clash: Anambra, Kogi communities sign peace deal

Stop discriminating against mentally ill persons –Alake

Corps members are underutilised –DG

Seven firms shortlisted for Lagos-Ibadan Expressway reconstruction

Portas High Streets still struggling one year on

Ending herdsmen’s bloody grazing

Premium Pensions posts N1.02bn profit

APC raises liability, property limits

NAEC, NIMASA to tackle oil discharge, marine pollution

Japan shares rise as utilities rebound

German unemployment rises in May

Capsized vessel: One rescued alive, 11 still missing

Stockbroker calls for more foreign investments

Ogun varsity rule

NIPCO targets accident-free downstream sector

Facebook bows to campaign groups over hate speech

Rangers risk CAF hammer over transfer saga

‘Heathrow would need to close under airport plans’

100 Nigerian, British companies explore business opportunities

Market fire outbreaks force traders to embrace insurance

How Yar’Adua made link bridge possible —Fashola

‘Development not possible without payment of tax’

LASG plans water supply till 2020

Evolution of APC is for national cohension — Buhari

Bayern takes over from Man U as most valuable football brand

Democracy Day: Imoke, Chime, Ajimobi call for unity

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

NECO, SSCE exam date

NGF crisis and 2015

NGF disgraceful election

Re: Lagos vanity law

Govs forum’s imbroglio

Gunmen kill polio worker in Pakistan

Baby rescued from sewage pipe in China

After deportation saga, Ajomale sings for higher ground

Big brother blues: All eyes on Ada, Mevin

Bravo for Uwaifo, Mbarga at COSON Song Awards

The vanishing war against corruption

Attention, DG pension commission

Mimiko and NGF crisis

Missing democratic dividends

NSCDC nabs suspected pipeline vandal

NGO urges support for the hungry

I make N5,000 daily — Street kid-turned vulcaniser

Court jails banker five years for fraud

WordPress is 10

Hashtags: Facebook’s missing link

Tambuwal, four ministers courting Twitter

Delivering happiness

Combating terrorism: Lessons from the US

PM News dispatch rider dies in crash

Ex-minister’s relation accused of killing live-in lover

Nine-man gang attacks Fuji artiste, Pasuma, snatches car

SSS arrest of PUNCHman barbaric, reckless — Lawyers, CD, others

Nigerian oil firms’ value on LSE now $4.2bn

Our children’ll not remember generator again — Jonathan

NECA, others move to end multiple recruitment tests

12 missing after Chevron contractor’s vessel capsizes

Ex-AIG chief seeks dismissal of case against him

Redesigned E-class receives S-class features

Health care: EU, UNICEF lift four states with N9.75bn

Shareholders approve Lafarge’s N3.6bn dividend

Private equity’ll stimulate economic growth –Ernst & Young

Video confirms NGF election

Spain keeps Dutch lovers’ suspected killer in custody

Do you have a cash flow plan?

White House calls for deeper US, China military ties

Don’t allow terrorists to infiltrate Niger – Jonathan

IG orders aerial patrol of Abuja, borders, others

NBA and emergency rule

Abimbola sacked as Sunshine Stars coach

The dangers ahead

Fashola, CJ admonish new judges on diligence

Who should manage the family’s finances?

Mimiko warns LG bosses against job racketeering

Boko Haram claims victory over military

Pension fund managers not competent —Mark

FG saves N300bn through local production of cement

Terrorism: JTF kills Shekau’s close associate

Ernst & Young appoints new partners

Tekramspace unveils plan to boost business management

Improving African women’s role in leadership

Kwara gov escapes attack as students’ protest continued, protesters burn govt vehicle, others

Alaafin backs investors on take-off of Oranmiyan Airline

Ex-LG chairman remanded in prison over alleged N22m fraud

Kwara govt shuts state polytechnic

2013 Democracy day celebration: Presidency denies media report on cancellation

Monday, May 27, 2013

Youths sack monarch over refusal to allow school

Police arrest Olumegbon, others for Lagos fracas

‘We don’t have time for celebration’

Assembly to display bills on the Internet

Jonathan, govs, others celebrate Nigerian children

With UNEDEP, FG tackles graduate unemployment

Amaechi: Beginning of a long, long journey

… and there was a governors’ forum

Power: 11 bidders shortlisted for Afam, Kaduna firms

Electronic fund transactions to hit N2.48tn monthly

Jonathan’s ‘multi-track’ counter-terrorism approach

NGF: Immoral assembly – Aturu

Reps express shock over suspension

SSS arrests, threatens PUNCHman over story

‘How colleague tricked me into SSS den’

Aregbesola, Alaafin, Ooni advocate Yoruba integration

Bayelsa police recover buried arms

My life in danger, Amaechi cries out

Boko Haram still killing people in Borno —Ndume

Nigeria, four others account for 50% African external flows

Retiring judge accuses S’Court Justice of interference

Bullion van police escort shoots Kwara Poly student

Group expresses disappointment with Kaduna lawmakers’ performances

Will this emergency rule work?

Ogun varsity policy

Ex-judge condemns corruption in judiciary

PDP moves to fire Taraba gov

We’re not against unionism – VC, AKSU

SEC urged to stop stamp duty, VAT collection

Minors, MSSN sue LASG for alleged Hijab ban

Lagos ACN faults PDP leadership on NGF Election

Ajimobi asks judges to shun corruption

Jang’s faction to open secretariat

Save PDP from collapse, says Atiku

Election crisis, threat to democracy – Sagay

Tablet Vs laptops: Who is winning the contest?

Methodist, Ansar-Ud-Deen for GTBank Heritage Cup final

Yero re-shuffles cabinet

MTN’s Leadership Forum to feature Ram Charan

Global touch-screen panel shipments to double by 2016

Nadal survives bad day at office

Tsaboin identifies role of IT in traffic management

ATCON partners AfriNIC on IPV6 workshop

EU losing support over Chinese solar panels

Ericsson managed services’ subscribers hit one billion

NITDA to evolve blueprint for IT infrastructure protection

How stigmatisation promotes baby factories in Igboland

Sharp’s 90-inch Aquos TV enters Nigeria

Lagos Digital Bridge Institute commences training in July

eBeam, TD develop interactive technology for businesses, schools

Dragnet advocates investment in technology

Poor preparation ruined Sand Eagles – Coach

Access Bank-UNICEF polo tourney set to begin

Of pension funds and pension scam

Youths chase out Ondo monarch from palace over alleged relocation of institutio​n

Ogun govt grants amnesty to OOU students

103 illegal alliens arrested in Kaduna

Soldiers kill three terror suspects, arrest 25 others in Borno

Bauchi Assembly considers bill on compulsory HIV test before marriage

African Union to create military force for crises

Children’s Day: Adamawa children weep over cancellation

PDP suspends Amaechi

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Wife of policeman killed in Badagry alleges neglect

LASPEC gives reasons for increasing PFAs

Munich parties as Dortmund mourns in divided Germany

NSE records 33.02% gain

Ambrose, Onazi win Scottish, Italian cups

Nasarawa killings will not deter us —SSS

SON partners block moulders on building collapse remedies

2012 flood disaster cost Nigeria N2.6tn –NEMA

A change in temperature

Hungry soon after a meal? Here’s why

Nigeria, fastest growing African country – Jonathan

Ondo petition rate worries CP

Court orders SSS to release Berende, terror suspect

Insurers move to increase number of policyholders

Federer cruises past Spanish debutant

As the capital market rebounds

Rivers Assembly, NUJ, others differ on NGF election

The day the baby survived

CBN’S disenabling 12% MPR: Same old story

Nigerian Immigration Service

ACN, PDP disagree over alleged Osun debt profile

Mansard Insurance inaugurates N5bn head office building

New look Abuja Stadium

Boko Haram must be defeated at all costs – Jonathan

Saturday, May 25, 2013

NGF: Governors at war

Presidency angry with Akpabio, others

Shady sunglasses could be harmful

Leo Stan Ekeh’s looks

Amaechi’s victory will heal PDP — Senator

Brazil cancels $900m in African debt

Women should be proud of their curves — Immodesty Blaize

Davido’s mean men

Amnesty committee meets Boko Haram in Kaduna

80-year-old becomes oldest man to climb Mount Everest

Hunger epidemic in Lagos public schools

Nigeria needs quality leadership — Okorie

Here comes Biola Okoya

Shimmery make-up

How to exercise during pregnancy

Emerhor gives out daughter

Hezbollah promises ‘victory’ in Syria conflict

Manipulation of constitution review

DataCash, MoPowered enhance mobile shopping

I’ve problem buttocks — Tarmar Awobotu

Developing your personal impact series: (1)

Demonic demonising

Bayern beat Dortmund 2-1 to win the Champions League

Friday, May 24, 2013

Snakes are our constant companions in school –Ogun primary pupils

US drones spy on Boko Haram

Emergency rule can’t wipe out terrorism – Falana

UK’s FTSE suffers biggest single drop

Taribo tips Nigeria for World Cup glory

IBEDC steps up customer care efficiency

Suspected ritualist escapes lynching

Robbers shoot, kill prayer warrior during vigil

Kenya bank on free-kick specialist against Eagles

‘I think my wife wants to kill me’

Oklahoma tornado: Insurance bill could top $2bn

Dame Patience takes a cue from her husband

Acheberism: In honour of Chinua Achebe

Your feet are home to nearly 200 types of Fungi

Still on where was Jonathan?

PPMs: Relief comes for Nigerians

CD vows to mobilise youths against OKOPOLY appointments

Pope Francis says atheists who do good are redeemed, not just Catholics

Virgin auction morphs into reality TV series

Obasanjo never made me governor –Osunbor

NGF Election: Northern, PDP governors in crucial meetings

Thursday, May 23, 2013

I couldn’t afford textbooks in secondary school –Oris

Forbes, KSA, for EbonyLife awards

Face to face with Achebe’s root

Lagos vanity law

Boko Haram as pestilence

Kudos, Mr. President

JAMB’s messy CBT!

Abandoned Oyo-Ogbomoso road

Repair Aboru road

New pensioners panel

Bravo Coker Aguda Lcda

Legitimising homosexuality

Poor education quality

Nigeria to lobby AU for UN non-permanent seat

Nigerian convict to use laptop in S’Africa prison

African Union has justified existence —minister

London attack: Soldier’s killers identified as British Nigerians

Waiting for Big Brother Africa housemates

Calabar-bound AFRIF gives $6,000 to best film

In search of elusive change

‘Poor reading culture not peculiar to Nigeria’

Nigerians pay tribute to Achebe at funeral

Hawkers, pirates storm burial venues

A’Ibom Assembly condoles with family

Jonathan, Mahama to build school in Achebe’s memory

Ogidi counts gains of novelist’s burial

Politicians take over funeral

Pregnant woman, husband, sell unborn baby for N200,000

Residents flee as hoodlums kill policemen, injure many

Lagos clamps down on environmental polluters

I kidnapped my aunt to punish her – Lebanese

Rainstorm sacks Bakassi returnees from camp

Son takes father to court for assault

Three arraigned for adulterating herbal products

22 officials arrested over N200m Ogun WAEC scam

Rivers jet: Reps panel recommends prosecution of Caverton

‘Close errant medical labs’

Buhari, Tinubu, Fashola lead Kaduna rally

Lecturers threaten to mobilise women, artisans against govt

State of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway affecting economy —ACN

Flood: LASG orders PTOs to remove cables

‘Invest more in MDGs projects’

Ogun PDP seeks divine support to oust Amosun

I can’t find jobs for my daughters —El-Rufai

S’West PDP berates defectors, aggrieved party members

Kwara seeks peace in warring communities

NGF election: Northern govs divided over Amaechi, Shema

Boko Haram: 90 women, children to regain freedom

NNPC fails to submit report on generated revenue

James saves Miami against Indiana

NSE records two mergers, three supplementary listings

Children’s Day: Osun invites 30 foreign monarchs

China plans truck manufacturing plant in Calabar

The Achebe I knew

MTN Football Scholars produce 18 winners

Alamuwa lift Ogun Principals Cup

MRS U-12 final for May 27

Caverton Group’s profit rises to N1.035bn

Igali vows to lift wrestling

Flour Mills introduces Golden Penny Sugar

Focus on World Cup qualifiers, Amodu tells Eagles

Emergency rule: ACN accuses Jonathan of deception

Terror charge: Counter-motion stalls Ndume’s trial

Lagos ex-AG advocates state police, prisons

CJN inaugurates FCT chief judge

FG needs $244m for border surveillance equipment

Edo’ll not subsidise pilgrimage – Oshiomhole

Navy impounds Cameroon vessel for territorial breach

Group set for $10bn direct investment in Nigeria

Bed-sharing increases crib death

London attack: Lee Rigby named as victim

Jang replaces sacked judge

Gynaecologist urges women to be sexually active at menopause

London Attack: Nothing in Islam justifies dreadful attack says Cameron

Woolwich terror murder suspect named

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Mutually assured destruction

Pardon for Boko Haram terrorists?

Nigeria’s poor image

Doctors/lab scientists rift

Appeal to Gov. Akpabio

Non-viable states

ACN’s emergency rule stance

Politicians and emergency rule

Lagos police excesses

Index rises by 0.6% as 37 stocks appreciate

Zimbabwe Stock Exchange plans IPO

Forbes names Okonjo-Iweala among 100 most powerful women

FirstRand eyes Keystone, Mainstreet, dumps Enterprise Bank

JTB moves to develop tax administrators’ capacity

Does a woman’s clothing seduce rapists?

Before we finally lose the North… (2)

Capital market recovers 94.3% of 2008 losses

Electricity: World Bank to assist Nigeria generate 2,000MW

Bank CEOs apologise to Reps for non-appearance

Dangote to invest $600m in sugar production

Lagos goes for vanity tax

Shareholders endorse Skye Bank’s plan to raise N50bn

Ghana raises benchmark rate to 16%

London attack: Britain probes possible Nigerian link

Aviation policy: 20 private jets leave Nigeria

…gets FG approval despite stakeholders’ objection

Police arrest killers of Kwara ex-CP

NGF: Forget re-election bid, PDP elders tell Amaechi

Soldiers arrested for aiding Boko Haram

Gov ordered police to bring my head – Ombatse chief priest

… records N29bn monthly revenue

Second hand smoke linked to aggressive behaviour

Ethiopian activist wins King Baudouin Prize

Emergency rule: ACF seeks monitoring of military operations

Ondo ACN disowns Boroffice APC merger committee

World’s biggest wave farm approved in Western Isles

PIB won’t benefit Nigerians without local content — Nwapa

Fashola commends Mutiu on Lagos tourney

Mark, Archbishop of Canterbury, others eulogise Achebe

‘Copd patients may do fine with shorter course of steroids’

Ogun threatens to sack civil servants in politics

Floods: Let’s follow the money

Faith, delusion and mental health

Opon Imo: Between politics and dementia

Boston bomb investigators kill Florida man

Who made that eye chart?

Police arrest Ogun pastor for N200m WAEC scam

Cripple jailed six months for drug trafficking

FRSC to reduce crashes in Ogun

Man, 62, gets seven years for defiling minor

Bookseller jailed three months for selling pirated copies of el-Rufai’s book

We’ve arrested killers of the late Kwara CP – Police

First Bank divests from First Registrars – official

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

MITVBase concert re-unites Snoop, D’Banj

Barrister’s associates go to court

I am not dating Deputy Speaker –Isabela

COSON stars dance for God

Lagos City Orchestra excites MUSON with ‘The Messiah’

Christ Crusaders plan big for anniversary

Achebe’s body finally kisses his country’s soil

Back from Dubai with Legend goodies

World Bank reviews $5.4bn investments in Nigeria

Ogun introduces cash-less policy in hospitals

Jonathan orders MDAs to complete abandoned projects

Analysts predict inflation’ll remain below 9% in 2013

Dollar resumes rise against yen

FIRS projects 12% increase in tax revenue

First Bank upgrades IT infrastructure

Jang calls for re-evaluation of accountancy practice

Media and ASUP strike

The Coming of APC

JAMB’s computer-based mess

Ibafo cries for help

LASU regrets

State of Oshodi roads

Help us, Amosun

Onyali hopeful on Elegbeleye’s developmental programmes

Durant makes $1m tornado pledge

Mikel opts out of Mexico friendly

Nigeria take on Libya in Africa beach soccer

Eagles future hangs on World Cup ticket — Oboabona

Government is unfair to chess players –Adu

Taekwondo team get visas, leave for Germany

GTBank/Ogun Principals Cup: Alamura, Remo High School clash in final

Confederations Cup: Eagles can go all the way –Erico

Lesh tennis clinic to hold May 27

Lagos to stage inter-clubs tourney

YSFON commends MTN Football scholar

MISTON 2013: 16 teams confirm participation

Heineken stars on the ‘Road to Wembley Final’

Agbim: Wolves give Rangers payment ultimatum

Jonathan showers cash on Eaglets, athletes

Court frees murder suspect for insufficient evidence

Community decries govt’s neglect of health care services

Ogun uncovers N200m WAEC fees fraud

Investment in oil, gas free zones now N900bn

Power projects: FG to access $500m AfDB loan

Etisalat signs $1.2bn deal with Zenith, FBN, others

FG to tackle unemployment with graduate entrepreneurship scheme

Five nabbed for exhuming corpses, selling human parts

Three paraded for duping oil marketers N178m

Police nab fake soldier, recover N15m cars

Court jails man three years for stealing N52,100

Mercedes-Benz’s new E-Class sets benchmark in luxury

Ibeto begins payment of Nigercem workers’ retirement benefits

Ogun introduces cashless policy in hospitals

Flight cancellation: Court awards passenger N5m

Honda showcases 9th generation Civic

Controversy trails auction of Ferguson’s chewing gum

Oyo awards N100m scholarships

Govs divert UBE funds to other purposes —Ezekwesili

Ondo constitutes oil firms, communities relations panel

Mbeki faults AU on Mali crisis

‘New Enugu airport terminal’ll be ready next year’

Olumhense and journalism practice in Nigeria

Police fire rubber bullets at S’African miners

AGPMPN warms up for World Doctors’ Day

N’Assembly okays emergency rule, gives conditions

Don’t overspend on military operations, Sanusi warns FG

Number portability: Telecoms subscribers complain of poor services

Air pollution exposure linked to hyperactivity

Jonathan orders release of detained B’Haram suspects

Are the police truly our friends?

Experts fault criminalisation of abortion

You need good sales, cost plan

Vaccine delivery, still a mirage in Nigeria

Oil price down to near $96

New NTDC boss unveils agenda

Apple among largest tax avoiders in US — Senate

iGate sacks CEO over undisclosed relationship

E-Recruitment can solve selection challenges – Dragnet MD

Things Fall Apart and contemporary issues

NLC decries poor safety standards in workplaces

Promasidor honours journalists with awards

Before we finally lose the North… (1)

Oklahoma tornado: 2 miles wide, 17-mile path

Ghanaian police directs Synagogue Church to relocate

Buildings as death traps

JTF bans hawking, begging around checkpoints in Yobe

Lagos set to prosecute forgery of land documents

Court affirms forfeiture of Lagos brothel to NAPTIP

PDP in UK backs State of Emergency

Corruption: Jang calls for re-evaluation of accountancy practice

Dana crash: Coroner threatens to close pathologist’s testimony

SGF receives Achebe’s corpse in Abuja

Eight Nigerians make up CAF standing committees

Police nab fake army officer, recover N15m cars

Monday, May 20, 2013

At least 51 killed after tornado hits Oklahoma, US

Excesses of Yaba LG officials

Wake up, Epe LGA

War drummers

Drama as woman bares breasts on court premises

19-year-old arraigned for theft of bus ticket

Lagos: 652 lives lost to crashes in six months

Magistrate strikes out armed robbery case

‘If my wife leaves me, she may die’

Vigilance group leader kills friend in Edo

Beyond emergency

Nigeria’s odyssey

ACN and Boko Haram

Plight of challenged children

Children/adult TV programme

Neymar talks with Barca

Workers’ protest: NAMA beefs up Lagos airport security

Melaye opposes 12 Judges’ appointments

Group condemns ‘provocative utterances’ on emergency rule

Rivers ACN faults opposition’s visit to Amaechi

Police arrest five suspected kidnappers in Delta

Customs arrest suspects with $2.7m at Lagos airport

Shell, community differ over oil spill

Gunmen abduct Rivers hotelier’s wife

Belgore faults Kwara canvassers’ appointments

Rainstorm destroys 50 buildings in Katsina

Armed youths kill bar manager, three others

Orlando Magic interested in Lawal

Seamless, GrubHub set for merger

NCC seeks more investment in telecoms industry

Former Nokia employees show off first Jolla smartphone

Insurgents regroup in Adamawa mountains

FG rules out supplementary budget for military operations

APGA to review constitution, tackle crisis

London shares hit 12-year high

20 world leaders to attend OAU 50th anniversary

ASUS introduces Fonepad to aid digital communication

New doubts about ginkgo biloba

Predicting infectious influenza

Cisco introduces product to simplify network design

‘Enyimba’s difficult moments will soon be over’

CHAN: Eagles to host Ivory Coast July 6

Senate insists on powers to tinker with budgets

Father of shot Gaza boy disputes Israel report

Dana crash: Pathologist’s absence stalls coroner’s inquest

ICT skills, critical to development – NITDA boss

Pope statue unveiled in Italian potato field

JTF arrests 120 terrorists in Maiduguri

Four killed, 10 injured as rival groups clash

FG orders staff, students audit in varsities

Rights group condemns provocative utterances against emergency rule

Rainstorm destroys 50 structures in Katsina

Ghana police to investigate stampede, death in Synagogue Church

Corruption: Ethiopian Revenue minister, 12 officials arrested

Two magistrates, four lawyers to join Lagos bench

Court sentences 19-year-old to community service for stealing laptop

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Mayhem, deaths as cultists invade Lagos community

I want my siblings educated – Crippled beggar

Shitta violence: Commissioner urges parents to train youths

Lawyer advocates death penalty for rapists

Police smash robbery syndicate, recover stolen items

You’re enjoying prison, magistrate tells accused

Rape: ‘We won’t close orphanage’

We’ll not succumb to blackmail –Rivers PDP

BoA targets 30 million farmers with mobile money

NCF commends FG on N10bn green wall project

Unfriending without offending

Ajao Estate and coming rains

Job creation: Oyo to partner private sector

Rep, monarch support community supervision of govt projects

Ogun pays relocation allowance to landlords, tenants

NAICOM signs MoU with US insurance body

Tips for starting a new business

Is your home properly insured?

UNIPORT workers seek FG’s intervention on ex-staff salaries

Jesse Jackson backs amnesty for Boko Haram

Turkish bond yields reach record lows

Nigeria team set for Standard Chartered Trophy final

Keeping vacation costs low

Plateau residents in fear as soldiers pursue B’Haram

UPDC set to commence work on Festival Mall

FBN Life boosts insurance with new products

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Syria crisis: Russia sends sophisticated weapons

23 dead in initiation rites in S’ Africa

Former Argentine dictator dies in prison

With some friends who needs enemies!

Teachers no longer add value to our society — 86-year-old retiree

Emergency rule: Boko Haram militants flood Gombe, Bauchi

Monitor weather forecasts — NIMET

First Ladies of style

APC: ACN holds talks in UK

Let your body breathe

Lanre Da-Silva’s sisterly love

WBA warn Hull over Odemwingie

Stylish Tonye Princewill

I gave Obasanjo N100m for 1999 elections –Kalu

Eguavoen: Proving a point at COD United

Achebe and I are not fathers of African literature — Soyinka

For Amaka Mbonu, the storm is over

Sports board elections: New wine in old bottles?

Swagger with pocket square

JTF arrests 65 insurgents, kills 10 in Borno

Fake professor, others arrested for operating illegal varsity

Banks dump airlines for private jet owners

Tracking excess bank charges (Part 2)

Turkey behind Syrian crisis –Envoy

Military intervention necessary — Briggs

Entire country needs emergency rule — ARG

Force will not stop Boko Haram — ACF

PDP, the only national party — Tukur

NPA restricts movement into Lagos ports

Emergency rule commendable — Ohanaeze

Delayed PIB passage frustrates N17.2tn investment — IOCs

How to make money online

President Jonathan promises free trade zone for South East

Northern Governors support state of emergency rule in 3 states

Friday, May 17, 2013

I collected N4.2m from two women for ‘miracle babies’–Midwife

‘Murray will prefer Wimbledon to Roland Garros’

Lloris urges focus

We’re not planning to ‘punish’ Eagles – Kenya

Alamieyeseigha lied against Yar’Adua – Rotimi Jacobs

Lagos corps members decry extortion

‘Jail handlers of collapsed buildings’

Transmission station fire: PHCN allays fear of blackout in Lagos

Strike forces poly to postpone convocation

Court convicts baker for assaulting NAFDAC officials

Soyinka to chair Aregbesola’s lecture series

Court jails My Pikin workers 28yrs, dissolves firm

Falling tree kills 31, injures 16 in Imo

Insecurity: Governors are culpable – APGA

Canadian company writes FG over Amaechi’s jet – Investigation

NDPHC plans to add 4000MW to national grid by December

Group calls for national state of emergency

Platini hails German giants

Insecurity and intrigues of 2015

Cameroonian sells boss’ motorcycle to treat self

Cyclist urges youths to embrace sports

Ideye, Musa can wreck Kenya – Ugbade

Take your relationship deeper

Breastfeeding may help prevent ADHD in children

Vilanova absence affected Barcelona – Messi

Ex-Eagles captain backs Keshi on Akpala

Shakira jokes about post-baby body

What I share with Uti Nwachukwu – Nollywood actress, Beverly Naya

Eneramo set to quit Turkish club

Developers under fire as buildings crumble like cards

Fake phones risky – Boukali

Though I begged Major Nzeogwu not to stage 1966 coup, he ignored me –Gen. Olutoye

Insurance marketer uses client’s money to produce movies

41-year-old man steals hand drier, laptop

Questions linger over Baga ‘massacre’

‘My husband cannot perform in bed’

Angola to sell 33 firms to boost economy

Wharf rats, pirates hold Lagos ports in firm grip

Army condemns use of fake military camouflage by Boko Haram members

Soldiers kill militants in air raid.

Anambra plans to shut down markets, companies over tax

Court disbands My Pikin company, jails employees 28 years

15 fuel laden ships wait to discharge at Lagos ports

45-year-old driver docked over alleged theft of N7.4m goods

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Jonathan’s state of emergency

Rethink Boko Haram strategy

Undergraduate killer son

Jail for phone thief

Ayobo road construction

PUNCH’s vintage cartoons

Achebe’s burial

NBA Ikeja’s position

Youth Enterprise Exhibition postponed

Afolayan breaks into Japan film festival

We will restructure PMAN – Luciano

Wedding auction: No big cash for Tuface

Writers celebrate Achebe on Monday

Brother Jero goes to Eagle’s Park

Four Nigerians on shortlist for 2013 Caine Prize

When Iya Rainbow joined Odeneye to empower youths

GlaxoSmithKline supports Save the Children initiative

Park ‘n’ Shop hosts festival

Nigeria to host African business women forum

LEXCEL inaugurates in-house magazine

Architect by profession, artist by passion

FG, states, LGs share N721.51bn from Federation Account

First Bank offers diverse e-business transactions

Cost of servicing domestic debt too high – DMO

Shareholders approve Unilever’s N1.40 dividend

US stocks remain stable

Stallion Home, Mutual Alliance sign MoU on merger

Kenyan National Bank to raise $119m by 2014

Worsening insecurity affects business turnover – LCCI

Morpheus out with online platform

Absolute Unique launched

LASG jails 120 beggars, ejects 1,708 others

Prophetess arrested for N5m passport, land fraud

Residents accuse land speculators of extortion

Drama as court orders man to be caned

Policeman dies in shootout with robbers

22 teams for MTN Unity Polo tourney

Owners reject Sacramento Kings’ move to Seattle

Shooting Stars coaches under fire for losing

Mimiko U-18 tournament to expose talents

FMCG Games: Athletics, tennis join football

National Economic Council to tackle corruption

Shell declares force majeure on NLNG gas supply

Man hit by stray bullet languishes in hospital

We can’t guarantee your safety, communities tell PHCN

Seven in court for kidnapping, collecting N5m ransom

Borno: Troops capture Boko Haram’s camp

Jonathan writes N’Assembly on emergency rule

Police, SSS may withdraw Amaechi’s security aides

Hawkers bribe bankers to obtain new naira notes

Inflation rose to 9.1% in April –NBS

Electronic fund transfers set to hit N160bn daily

350,000 companies not rendering tax returns – FG

Cyclone Mahasen kills 12 in Bangladesh

Lampard signs new Chelsea deal

Nadal given Gulbis fright

Ouattara urges Mali to build on military mission

Airtel moves to boost education, lifts school in Ogun

Mayweather highest paid US athlete

Lucozade Boost consumers get rewards

Italian company introduces products to Nigerian market

Amazon UK paid £2.4m tax last year

Rojenny laments neglect of Nigerian league

French economy returns to recession

Employment: FG seeks partnership with corporate firms

Stakeholders discuss textile industry revival

SUBEB boss blames teachers for poor education

Create conducive environment for artisans, Fashola urges FG

Nasarawa: Search for bodies ends

Wal-Mart profit misses expectations as US sales weakems

Lagos to prosecute owners of faulty masts

Mimiko, Oke, others back Jonathan

Emergency rule has derailed amnesty – Northern elders

Chellarams introduces Real Activ malted food drink

ACF to monitor military operations in Borno, Yobe, Adamawa

Four die in Umuahia building collapse

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Taraba SURE P youth empowerment

2015 calculations

Wema Bank’s unauthorised withdrawal

Kudos to Uyo Passport Office

Emergency rule declaration

Jonathan is justified

State of emergency

Ngr vs Mexico: Akpala replaces Emenike, Yobo still out

Newcastle negotiating over Rooney

Moyes feels for Mancini after City sacking

MTN Football Scholar Season 3 set to begin

Chelsea beat Benfica to win Europa League

MasterCard customers get Wembley date

Zenith League: Rocks, Immigration lament poor funding

Flying Eagles face Brazil, Portugal in Toulon

Hamilton advises NFF, Keshi on World Cup

Western Union partners with UNICEF on Europa League

Golden Penny sticks with wheelchair tennis

Reps, stakeholders back bill on telecoms emission control

Diamond Bank workers protest

Proposed Higher Education Bank: The excitement, the fears

Philanthropist donates toilets to police

LASG states conditions for paying 233 Ijegun victims

Bayelsa police nab cleric in military uniform

Court sentences woman for removing man’s teeth

Man arraigned for attempting to dupe govt

Muslim students fault Lagos on Hijab

NERC to issue code to regulate electricity metering

Insurers demand intervention fund to underwrite terrorism

Teacher arrested for fondling 14-year-old pupil

Nigeria not borrowing enough —FG

INEC hasn’t rejected UPN’s application – Fasehun

Five die, 28 injured in Gombe crash

Ex-minister condemns attack on Kaduna village

NGO opposes Okiro’s nomination

Hundreds of troops deployed in Adamawa, Borno, Yobe

Reject emergency rule, ACN urges N’Assembly

Subsidy: Dismissed DPO arraigned for murder, injuring protesters

When political, economic realities make regional unity compelling

Other options for pain relief

Financial rules of thumb

A good bargain but a bad loss

Osun: Why launch ‘Opon Imo’ in Lagos?

Senate demands state burial for Achebe

Brain frontal lobes not sole center of human intelligence

SEC sets up committee on market abuse …resorts to prayers over zero allocation

Time to end corporal punishment in schools

Canada issues travelling warning

PDP faction pledges support for Mimiko

N’Assembly awaits President’s request on proclamation

PDP govs, NLC support emergency rule

Don’t politicise declaration —Senator

Northern youths flay Jonathan

Nasarawa: 61 riot policemen from Squadron 38 missing

ICPC, NUC begin clampdown on illegal varsities

Osun opens park to honour Aregbesola’s late associate

‘Ladoja seeking undeserved attention’

Brent held above $102 as dollar eased

Afren, others begin OPL 310 exploration

Noble nears $690m rig order

Cal Dive inks $188m Pemex deals

Tennent’s impresses Irish owner

Lagos enlightens children on energy conservation

PFN applauds Jonathan on emergency rule

Plateau confirms death of three indigenes in Lafia killings

Emergency rule, an indictment on FG – Rep

Dismissed DPO arraigned for killing, injuring protesters

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Yobe, Adamawa, Borno under emergency rule

Tuface, Amstel Malta thrill UNIBEN students

Sonala Olumhense’s visual art contest

Asa survives accident

BoI leads D’Banj into the banking hall

We’ll hunt down terrorists – Jonathan

Hard road to state of emergency

Nigeria’s economic growth resilient –Moody’s

Election: Ahmedu protests his exclusion

5G: Who needs it?

Hoodlums raze Rivers LG as police vacate premises

PDP’s claim on Ogun defection deceitful —ACN

I ’ve forgiven Peter Obi – Umeh

Financial illiteracy, the root of struggle

Senate asks Jonathan to raise $14m for Lake Chad

Airlines want FG to expand Lagos cargo terminal

18-month-old baby battles cancer of the kidney

Porsche Cayman, elitist coupe, unveiled

Development of surgical tools for youngest patients lags

Brian Tracy to speak at leadership summit

How big is your heart?

Mauritanian policeman jailed for Al-Qaeda plot

Arming jobless youths to win elections

‘Managers’ productivity will inspire other employees’

LASG rejects Hijab in public schools

Masari resumes as SMEDAN boss

Bahrain blogger flees to Britain

‘My son was baptised days before his death’

18-year-old undergraduate stabs father to death

Sunny Ade’s guitarist jailed for three years

Nigerien, traders arrested for theft

Policemen batter PUNCHman in Lagos

Gambari family sues Kwara, Saraki over mall

Jonathan declares state of emergency in Adamawa, Borno, Yobe

Jonathan to address the nation any moment from now

Jonathan, amnesty committee members meet

Five Expatriates Kidnapped Off Bayelsa Coastline Freed

ICPC Vs Ogbulafor: Court adjourns hearing to June 6

Commissioner raises alert on expected heavy rain in Katsina

Monday, May 13, 2013

Commercial bus drivers, conductors to wear uniform

Commercial sureties hold Lagos courts to ransom

Heartbreak worse in digital age

Hanging out on Google+

Social media questions for online publishers

Nigeria ranks 69th on global cyber threat list

Mama na nine! Story of a prolific writer

Lake Chad water transfer likely to start in 2017 — Commission

Expert urges military, police to adopt protection measures

US verdict on Nigeria’s anti-graft war

Jonathan, Rivers dispute dangerous

Reform in judiciary meant to bring sanity —CJN

Stop employing uncertified lab technologists, NISLT warns employers

FG earns N179.5bn from non-oil sector

Preparations on for 2016 Olympics – AFN

Samsung brings Galaxy S4 to Nigerian market

How to multitask

Pirates attack 10 boats in Bayelsa

Opposition political parties are jokers —PDP Chief

Blatter appalled at Milan/Roma racist incident

Group seeks support for the less privileged

Man in court for serial car theft

UBA’s Q1 profit up by 19%

Curb insecurity before 2015

I want my son’s corpse – Father of slain cop

LAN honours Bukar Usman

Iranian, Nigerian jailed 17 years for illegal firearms importation

Gunmen abduct Mimiko’s ex-commissioner’s mum

Bomb detectors installed at Lagos motor parks

Lagos dismisses 157 LASTMA officers

Governors Forum wants FG to ignore agitations to declare state of emergency in some states

I’m still looking for my son says father of Nasarawa shooting victim

Cleric rallies support for amnesty committee on Boko Haram

Again, Jonathan, security chiefs meet over insecurity

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Tailor faces trial for raping 15-year-old girl

Four arraigned for stealing, house-breaking

Why govt and banks are afraid of dollar certificates

Tighten laws on bank frauds

Compensation for slain police officers’ families

After the merger, what next?

Nasarawa police massacre

Gov Aliyu and Reps utterances

Jossy Lad’s demise

Distorted name

Dokubo’s remark

State of emergency, overdue

Bravo, Ogun TRACE

Jonathan seeks surveyors’ assistance on disaster management

Lagos to generate 50MW of electricity from waste

Motorists carelessness aids crashes – Stakeholders

LASG issues 79, 161 number plates

Fire guts 30-flat building

Workers storm OAU over alleged N178m scam

Tricyclist, passenger arraigned for unlawful possession of firearms

Journalist diagnosed with failed kidneys

Ambassador ignores govt order on Ekiti regency tussle

Traditional ruler-elect dies 48 hours to coronation

SoftBank asks banks not to finance Dish’s Sprint bid

Four Filipino peacekeepers in Syria released

The you in YouTube

Milo basketball: Lagos, Oyo battle in semis

Moyes delighted after Goodison farewell

Insecurity: Stop shedding crocodile tears, Falana tells FG

‘Propagate truth with social media’

Minister warns Immigration officers against passport racketeering

A’ Ibom Assembly faults LGs under caretaker committees

Address grievances of INEC officials, stakeholders urge Jega

Govt must address insecurity – NSCIA

INEC awaits CPC, ANPP’s resolutions on merger

Nigeria sliding into lawlessness –Sultan

Ogun releases N200m for LG workers’ salary arrears

Gunmen raid southern Kaduna village

Jonathan: Ex-militants threaten to resume violence in 2015

‘PDP’ll form Ekiti next govt’

2,000 Ogun ACN members defect to PDP

Osun ex-commissioner to face prosecution for $1m contract

Be calm, Lagos assures residents on flooding

The day the baby died

Eating for good weight

Hormone reverses symptoms of heart failure

Making the home germ-free

Using bacteria to stop malaria

Ferguson says emotional farewell as United defeat Swansea 2-1

Sultan decries Bama, Lafia Killings, urges citizens to wary of happenings around them

Arsene Wenger denies rumours linking him with PSG

Barcelona clinches 22nd Spanish league title

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Nasarawa: AIG takes over investigation

Pat Faniran’s glow

These Fasinro brothers

18 dead in Turkey car bombings

Music is my Mrs. Right — Capital FEMI

Dangote, Elumelu lounge on air

Yinka Idowu celebrates

Bravo SUNDAY PUNCH, Ecobank

Rock bow ties

2015:Ijaw group supports Kuku, Dokubo

What’s up with Ngozi Edozien?

I haven’t decided on my 2015 ambition — Aliyu

Disturbing thoughts on Nigeria

Decoding the business casual dress code

Business can’t survive on luck — Ojelua

Foursquare building collapse My cousin was reluctant to work in the church –Victim’s uncle

Jonathan has failed Nigerians — Okurounmu

The beginning of the end of the classroom

Shell producing from unlicensed oil blocks — Investigation

N’Delta can’t determine who’ll be President – Musa

SURE-P: FG spends N2.7bn on road repairs

Jonathan deserves to be re-elected in 2015 — Kuku

Why macroeconomic prudence isn’t prudent

Tracking excess bank charges

No strategy for road maintenance – Minister

Gunmen kidnap Supreme Court Justice’s wife, daughter

‘Alcohol abuse leads to low sperm count’

At 75, Alaafin jogs for three hours every week — Daughter

Violating principle of equal access to justice (3)

Nigerians are peacemakers –Australian envoy

Nigerians lack tax culture — Mashi

How government can partner with industries to empower youths

Protect Nigerians from attacks, nscia tells fg

Friday, May 10, 2013

Error on JAMB form made me study fashion design –AY’s brother, Yomi Casual

We’re monitoring Eagles – Kenya

Wenger hails exceptional Ferguson

I want Nigeria to become largest supplier of tomatoes –Hargrave

Work begins on $15bn industrial park soon

Insecurity: FG assures foreign investors of safety

SON to begin regulation of second-hand vehicles

Stockbrokers seek sustained market recovery

Emenike promises Eagles $50,000

UNILAG girls preferred me to boys with sight – Blind banker

Voter card saga: Court remands suspect in prison

Insecurity: Northern govs, VIPs shun public mosques

Anichebe, Osaze can fire eagles – Lawal

Ngige lied on N2trn 7-year allocation to Anambra – Obi

Current insecurity worse than civil war period – Atiku

I’ll make Rivers a better place – Amaechi

Adoke: Police invite Melaye for interrogation

26 women die daily in Nigeria from cervical cancer –Report

Nigeria records 5% decline in exam malpractice

FG may declare state of emergency in Borno, others

US, UK demand probe of Baga, Bama killings

$620,000 bribe scam: Farouk Lawan must face trial – Court

‘Include Northern Christians, ACF leaders in B’Haram committee’

Sir Alex and his big shoes

‘Dangote cement abandoned me after losing my arm to machine’

Two bus conductors jailed for stealing

‘Westerhof saved nigerian players’ – Kpakor

Granting amnesty to kidnappers

Ingredients for pepper soup

‘My mother-in-law ate my unborn child’

‘My joblessness gave my husband a second wife’

2015 and ACN’s regime of imposition in Lagos

Creativity: The next generation in Nigeria

Bladder cancer deserves urgent attention

Emirates’ 2012 profit surges amid expansion push

History favours City

Leave me out of Rivers PDP crisis – Police boss

Nwosu backs Keshi over sacked assistants

Antibiotics may cure 40% of chronic back pain cases

Removal of immunity clause won’t stop corruption – Odom

My husband feels good when other men admire me –Omoni Oboli

Antibody offers possible treatment for serious blood cancer

Kissing and good sex

Nasarawa governor confirms more deaths of policemen

US faults military approach to insurgency

Police confirm attack on Elechi’s ADC in Abakaliki

Akintola Williams, PPPRA responsible for subsidy overpayments – EFCC

Bangladesh building collapse: Woman found alive after 17 days in rubble

Presidency probes Adoke as police invite Melaye for interrogation

$620,000 bribe: Farouk Lawan, Emenalo must face prosecution – Court

Thursday, May 09, 2013

Gospel singer gears up for Testimony

Why Golden Tulip went to Ibadan – CEO

Arthouse to auction 117 art works

Ngozi Nwosu returns

Why won’t they fail UTME?

Enough of recriminations, killings

Insecurity in Borno

Time to tame Fulani herdsmen

Reps and Dokubo

Crime suspects’ photos

I am back on my feet – Lere Paimo

With Olamide, there is no missing Dagrin forever

First Dubai-bound Legend promo winners emerge today

WED Expo eyes Abuja

NCC battles pirates in Oshodi

NSC holds sports medicine course

Dosu backs Enyeama for Kenya clash

CCSF trains pupils in taekwando

Jossy Lad passes on at 72

Sylva’s arrest

Confusion over power supply

FIFA rankings: Keshi not moved by Eagles lift

Ferdinand, Carrick happy with Moyes appointment

‘Mourinho not right for United’

Chelsea not Europa League favourites –Benitez

Karanka urges Ronaldo to commit

Helen Joseph eyes world title July 27

Serena, Sharapova win to reach Madrid quarters

Nigeria’s Ujiri named NBA’s top executive

Zenith League: Players focus excites Deepwater coach

Nasarawa: Death toll now 30, Jonathan aborts trip

Boko Haram: Amnesty panel meets Kabiru Sokoto, others

Unverified biometric registration: JAMB to clear results on Friday

Amosun tasks LearnAfrica on quality book production

College engages NSCDC to guard against rape

Niger spends N15bn on free education in six years

‘Tougher exams will not guarantee higher standards’

School repairs bad portions on Lagos/Ibadan Expressway

Be more pro-active, Ajimobi charges educationists

ECA: FG, states fail to settle out-of-court

Why Nigeria lags behind

Exercise books now weapons of mass distraction

Jonathan’s aides threatening Nigeria’s unity –Tinubu

Merger giving FG sleepless nights – Buhari

Govt hasn’t taken action on noise pollution –Community

Rape victims insisted on returning to orphanage – Ogun

Rescue workers end operations at collapsed Foursquare building

Market crisis deepens as faction elects own officials

Lagos set to name power kid

If I’m arrested, Nigeria will be histroy – Dokubo-Asari

Nigeria owes World Bank, AfDB $5.34bn

Lawmakers stall debate on 2013 budget amendment bill

Presidency probes crude oil purchase fraud in NNPC

Again, IMF tells FG to remove fuel subsidy

NCP approves commercialisation of Federal Housing Authority

Sony reports first annual profit in five years

BT offers free Premier League football in BSkyB battle

Group canvasses review of entrepreneurship courses

Slovenia seeks to avoid EU bailout

Qatar approaches IAG over Bankia stake

Brain anatomy of dyslexia by gender and age

Factory fire kills eight in Bangladesh

Brazilian woman survives harpoon shooting

Let’s negotiate Nigeria

Tribunal verdict sets fresh agenda for Ondo politicians

Agency to generate 5,000 jobs through irrigated farming

Boko Haram, northern leaders and conspiracy of silence

Mike Okri’s new album due soon

Eternit increases product outlets

BOK cuts interest rates to spur economy

Early math, reading linked to later income

Nigeria, Turkey’s trade volume hits $1.3bn

May & Baker’s turnover rises by 18%

Equipment leasing: MANTRAC partners Stanbic IBTC

Rwanda to tackle school sex abuse

Islamist to die for 1971 war crimes in Bangladesh

Tesla Motors sparks up first profit in 10 years

David Moyes has signed a six year deal with Manchester united

NAF helicopter makes emergency landing in Port Harcourt

David Moyes set to replace Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United

Police Officers’ wives protest killing of spouses

Amnesty committee meets Boko Haram suspects in Kuje Prisons

Another Air Force plane crashes in Port Harcourt

Mayhem averted in Jos as civil defence shoots two

Jonathan cuts short foreign trip

NAFDAC arrests man with N106m worth of fake drugs

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Reps probe NIMASA, banks over N40bn cabotage fund

NIMASA/NLNG rift: Maritime workers threaten to shut ports

Boom season for car wash operators

Commercial cyclists defy ban on okada

Victim of 2012 plane crash shuts Dana office

Man uses fake certificate to practise pharmacy

Robbers kill policeman, injure two others

Aliyu canvasses law on number of wives, children

Bricklayer slaughters girlfriend for ending relationship

Three rescued from collapsed Foursquare building

PIB: N’Assembly to stop discretionary oil block allocation

FG targets $10bn annual investment in power sector

Pre-registered SIMs: NCC fines GSM firms N53.8m

Drop in crude oil production worrisome – NUPENG

Bama killings

Insecurity, strain on Army resources –Ihejirika

China trade growth accelerates, beating forecasts

Mosers: At the right time and place

Fresh proposals planned over cyber-monitoring

FRCN boss cautions against enthronement of mediocrity

Jonathan, ACN, ACF condemn Bama killings

FG spent N122.9bn on 2011 elections – INEC

Queen’s Speech: Govt plans to simplify pensions and rights

NBS moves to improve quality of statistical data

Paediatricians endorse new acne treatment guidelines

Windows 8 update to be released in June

Stornoway’s black pudding given protected status

Over 100 arrests as Bolivian miners protest

Sainsbury’s profits fall despite rising sales

PIB: NNPC dismisses predicted $66bn investment loss

Adelabu sworn-in as Ekiti new deputy gov

Nigeria in war situation, says Soyinka

Oyo ACN accuses Ladoja of incitement

We’ll meet in 2015, opposition Rep tells PDP

Unidentified gun men kill Eket PDP chairman

Multiple auto crashes disrupt traffic on Eko Bridge

2011 elections cost Nigeria N122.9bn – INEC

EFCC alleges overpayment for 16m litres in subsidy trial

Don replaces ex-judge as Lagos election tribunal boss

Soldiers arrest pipeline vandals in Kaduna

Septuagenarian seeks dissolution of marriage to 24-year-old over infidelity

Redeemed Church lost 46 branches to crises in North – Adeboye

Ferguson to leave Man Utd after 26 years

Harbour accident in Italy kills three

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Empower women for economic development, FG urged

Promasidor set to reward journalists

‘Human capital development’ll increase organisational growth’

Tough challenges ahead for financial sector CEOs —Report

HR conference to focus on innovation

Ondo adopt new career development strategies

WebMD top management steps down

German engineering workers strike to press pay demands

Unemployment, under-employment inimical to national productivity —Group

Group wants better management of destination scheme

Pay all workers minimum wage, union tells FG

AVB slams Szczesny

Ribery hopes to stay at Bayern

Ferdinand criticises PFA award

Milo basketball: Niger emerge champions

Sao Paulo to miss FIFA deadline

Rangers get tough Confederation Cup draw

BUA Group in Kano Pillars shirt deal

Shake-up in Kenya ahead of Nigeria clash

Martins is highest-paid in Sounders’ history

Agbonlahor not expecting England call

Tomic’s father banned from ATP events

Confederations Cup set for record attendance

Niger to partner BoA on agric transformation

Disengaged workers sue Access Bank for unpaid gratuities

PoS terminals now 115,000 –Lemo

Sanusi sees mixed outlook for foreign reserves

Ex-registrar commends ANAN’s growth

Madrid’s health workers strike over hospital privatisation

Reps, Niger gov want Dokubo-Asari, Kuku arrested

Elections: Federations manipulate international members list

Balotelli faces fine for celebration

Pepe has a problem —Mourinho

Goalie out for season after hitting post

Keshi apologises to minister, NFF

Deborah, Virtuous battle in YACBL

Dolphins take on Nembe City without Ajagun, Olawale

‘FEPSGA free of mercenaries’

Anambra coaches want national tourneys at Rojenny

Scolari feeling Brazil pressure

Mourinho still Special One, says Terry

Mazembe coach redeployed after Champions League loss

Riise ends Norway career

Benitez ready to call Hazard

Encourage educational counselling

13,000 job seekers register with LASG

N’Assembly workers tackle lawmakers over alleged funds diversion

Jonathan seeks continental efforts to end corruption, insecurity

GM plans Internet-compliant vehicles

Health board appointments: Pharmacists allege marginalisation

Al-Qaeda in N’Africa threatens attacks on French interests

Johnny Gill, Bill Bellamy to perform in Lagos

Sweden commits $6m to climate change

FG approves construction of shipyard

Policewoman, bus conductor accuse each other of abduction

Deaf people demand better care, understanding

Confusion in court over defendant’s name

Youths protest police probe of EKSU student’s killing

One dies, others trapped as Foursquare building collapses

Daily Times: Court awaits ruling on jurisdiction

Okorocha declares for APC, marks two-year anniversary

Reps kick over $40m Internet surveillance contract

55 killed in Boko Haram attack on Bama

Rivers crisis: Wike woos pro-Amaechi lawmakers

Scores feared dead as Boko Haram attack Police Barracks in Borno

Bi-Courtney loses application to quash Babalakin’s N4.7bn fraud charges

Archbishop predicts end to circle of violence in Nigeria

Jonathan says, ‘critics of my govt are more corrupt ‘

Court remands 20 students in prison over alleged murder of lecturer

Monday, May 06, 2013

Family searches for missing teenager

‘I’m accused of killing person I never met’

Man jailed 10 years for raping 11-year-old girl

Govt to register Ladipo Market traders

67-year-old arraigned for stealing

Democracy by committees

Immigration office’s extortion

Compensation not enough

Appeal to MTN

Check Lagos traffic

Repair Bariga drainage

Reconsider NYSC

Let Amaechi be

Poor UTME performance

ACN’s despotic claim

Foreign loans: Kaduna ACN asks Yero to resign

Belgore, Kwara disagree over govt performance

Victim of Bayelsa killing on peace mission —Family

Social media in grass roots mobilisation

Financial resolutions everyone should make

ChamsCity pilots computer-based UTME

Keshi considers Anichebe, Eneramo for Emenike’s role

‘PDP’s allegation of witch-hunt unfounded’

Babcock did not hike tuition – VC

Amaechi can’t be impeached – Rivers

US sends team to probe Baga killings

Police arrest couple for trying to ‘smuggle’ twins

FIDA seeks suspended sentence for pregnant inmates

ACN chief wants probe into attack

US economy gradually improving — Buffet

Resourcery wins Cisco’s integrated market award

Osun students’ tablets’ll be solar-powered – Dep Gov

China government probes mutton supplier

Stop executive impunity, Soyinka tells Jonathan

eWorld rallies industry for Telecoms Day celebration

Euro zone downturn points to deeper recession

Europe’s jobs crisis gets sharper relief

Apple raises debt to avoid $9.2bn tax bill

For vegetarians

How breast cancer spreads

No return to privatisation — France

Overweight patients face bias

Italy, Cyprus worries ease

Assured to be paid $358m in UBS suit

Dreamliner grounding cost Qatar Airways $200m — CEO

Adderall abuse as study aid

US shipping sector seeks more federal funds

Toyota to post $13bn annual operating profit

Two die in NAF plane crash in Niamey

Jos crisis: One killed as Beom, Fulani peace pact flops

ANAN to introduce forensic training against financial crimes

Group protests abandonment of roads in A’Ibom

Post election violence: Rep faults exclusion of Plateau from compensation

EFCC’s lawyer denies knowledge of Tukur’s settlement talks

Ali Monguno released

Two Clerics, Others Beheaded By Boko Haram In Borno

Sunday, May 05, 2013

ING raises $1.27bn from US Voya

Oshiomhole must stop this

Arebamen warns LASTMA personnel against extortion

Man arraigned for impersonating govt official

Landlord wants tenant to quit for owing N4,000

Lagos shooting: Killed brothers celebrating birthday

Nigeria’s external debt rises to $6.67bn

Electricity: FG releases $3.7bn, targets 20,000MW

NIMASA lifts blockade on NLNG

FAAN increases Abuja airport toll by 50%

Riverview Estate community advises FG on flood management

25 arrested as PDP wins Kogi LG poll

Five reasons to use online banking

Three-year hunt nabs hacker who popularised cybercrime

Lagos anti-terrorism bill and other states

Gluten-free diets catch on as doubts, concerns rise

Amaechi will be treated like a traitor –Dokubo-Asari

Central London property prices rise by £383

Experts laud Nigerite for promoting innovative building solution

Bomb attack kills five Americans in Afghanistan

Egypt court keeps activist in jail as trial starts

Experts proffer solutions to housing, climate problems

Gene mutations linked to nearsightedness

Parents as digital guardians

Jonathan becoming a despot –ACN

Baga: FG to show images captured by NigeriaSat-2

MFM disowns woman who assaulted landlord

Robbery suspect escapes lynching in Lagos

Police kill pastor, nab gang members for robbery

Agent defrauds applicant of Spanish visa

Saturday, May 04, 2013

We want secession, not amnesty –MASSOB

Why we joined APC –DPP

Kwankaso denies ambition

Fire guts office

Our private jet cost N7bn, not N9bn –Amaechi

Govt has no business buying phones for farmers –Kareem

Obasanjo part of Nigeria’s problems –Prof. Ango Abdullahi

‘Plan to erect walls on borders unreasonable’

Govt has no business buying phones for farmers –Kareem

Let’s join hands to salvage Nigeria

I have learnt from my mistakes — Jim Iyke

Most common symptoms of fibroid

Fayemi names Prof Adelabu new deputy gov

Di Stefano to marry 36-year-old woman

Insurance companies pay N23.5bn to flood, fire victims

Nigeria judiciary and certificate forgery

This Pastor Adeboye’s son

When shaving creams are overused

Is that food expired?

Sofa appeal

Friday, May 03, 2013

Baggies boss attacks TV presenter over Osaze

Campbell, Felix light up Kingston

Dolphin Club’s ladies meet tees off

100 golfers for Olu of Warri tourney

Everton out to end Anfield hoodoo

No central role or Walcott –Wenger

‘I’m going nowhere’

Alleged N36bn fraud: EFCC declares ex-Gov Turaki wanted

ACF condemns Monguno’s kidnap

Notore, ContourGlobal partner on 500MW power plant

Gunmen kidnap 92-year-old ex-minister …demand release of terror suspects

We’re so good in bed, women fight over us – Male dwarfs

JAMB withholds 80,419 results, cancels 40,692

Different strokes for NERC, consumers

Girl born without windpipe receives artificial trachea

Prophets told me my husband had been kidnapped when he was actually lying in hospital -Wife

I’ll decide who to represent – Rory

Call for quick passage of PIB intensifies

Scientists decode ‘molecular chatter’ that makes cancer cells spread

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: More questions than answers

Cosmetic surgery unsuitable for some patients

Taylor targets world record

ECB cuts eurozone interest rate

Defection claims, wrangling hit Kwara PDP, ACN

Two-year Somalia famine killed 260,000 people — Report

Murray questions handling of doping enquiry

‘Nigerian coaches need help’

Large babies at greater risk of autism

Again, lessons from Europe

UN rates Nigerian press one of world’s freest

Man arraigned for stealing girlfriend’s ATM card, money

Lagos demolition

ACN, PDP kick as tribunal upholds Mimiko’s victory

Dosu slams Anichebe

Mumbai eateries on strike against new service tax

Ex-policeman to serve community for impersonation

JAMB release UTME results, says this year’s better

Accident claims 15 in Gusau

Rafa Benitez, Robin van Persie – voted Barclays Manager of the Month and Barclays Player of the Month for April.

Man in court for allegedly stealing girlfriend’s money

Lagos to demolish distressed buildings

JAMB releases 2013 UTME results, withholds 12,110 results

Thursday, May 02, 2013

76-year-old man accuses MFM employee of assault

Youths kick as LG boss emerges Oba-elect

Court remands two for defrauding Korean

Lawmakers seek improved living condition for lepers

North, opposition parties reject single term

Ekiti varsity students protest new fee regime

Ubah’s wedding: Obi denies directive to query monarchs

Therapy allows seniors to worry less ­ — Study

A mega size men don’t really need

Hamas arrests Salafists in Gaza

Yekini, Nigeria’s greatest player – Siasia

Emotions as Pampers celebrates 30th anniversary

Kidnap cases exaggerated in Lagos – Attorney-General

First iPhone becomes obsolete next month

For rainy season

Factory collapse: Bangladesh suspends local mayor

Gadhafi’s son appears in court

Ogun modern shopping malls

Don’t deny children of education – Orelope-Adefulire

BMW profits fall on tougher European markets

Mandilas gets NIS ISO 9001:2008 certificate

Bayern spurred by final defeat to Chelsea –Heynckes

ECB cuts rates to support euro zone economy

Fraudsters set up Jonathan/Sambo foundation, dupe over 100

Task force raids Oshodi, arrests pregnant women, others

NSCDC impounds trucks laden with adulterated fuel

24 Nigerian players to be absorbed into European academies

Turai reclaims disputed land from Dame Patience

Trial of Boko Haram suspect stalled

Sharia Court judge, registrar lose jobs for gross misconduct.

Ibori loses appeal in London

Osun names airport after late Moshood Abiola

Aggrieved youths lock out Auchi Poly rector

Kebbi officials arraigned in Lagos for stealing motorcycles, fraud

North opposes single tenure for President, governors

EU sets aside 64m Euros to support Plateau peace initiatives

ABU to admit 50,000 students in 10 years

Court fixes May 10 for ruling on Rep. Lawan’s application

Lecturer sues college over alleged unlawful suspension

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Corruption: Jonathan, labour leaders trade blame

Oshiomhole reinstates sacked teachers

Rally holds in Kaduna amid tight security

NLC tackles Jang, boos Anambra SSG

Bayelsa CP retires, remains in office

CAC to fight terrorism, crime with fresh requirement

SSS arrests operative’s killers, others

Teachers oppose local government autonomy

Milan to swap Taiwo for Cameroon defender

Cuba demands closure of Guantanamo

Ethical formation and insecurity

Some antidepressants linked to bleeding risk with surgery

Greeks protest austerity in May Day rallies

Treason for MASSOB, amnesty for Boko Haram

Oil spill: Activist seeks stiffer penalties against companies

Berkshire buys Iscar for $2.05bn

Essien eyes Chelsea return

Lost in the global radar

I’m ready to step down for better candidate –Buhari

NAFDAC refutes attack on DG

We’re not at war with Amaechi – Rivers PDP

‘Ebonyi crisis may threaten national security’

Oshiomhole begged to join PDP —Metuh

Process of selecting Nigerian leaders flawed —NESG chair

Osun backs prison term for Aregbesola’s phone thief

Suspected drug trafficker escapes death at airport

Domestic manufacturers led April auto sales — Report

Addax trains 190 vendors, pledges local content commitment

Satellite images show 2,275 burnt houses in Baga –HRW

IPMAN mulls new downstream investments

Mental health and challenges of motherhood

The rains are here, take care

Researchers successfully treat autism in infants

Chinese investors urge FG to improve power supply

PHCN advises Oyo customers against vandalism, theft

BG concludes test on Mzia well

Qua Iboe terminal not shut down – Mobil

NIGERCEM crisis: League of S’East professionals petitions Presidency, NASS

Bags Raid: Satellite images show soldiers’ abuse

Bangladesh building collapse claims 400 lives

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Six Tunisian security agents wounded in terrorist hunt

Still on MEND, Boko Haram and amnesty

Media and Baga killings

FRSC’s bizarre claim

A commendable Nigerian

Adopt positive attitude

President Jonathan’s dilemma

Return of roadblocks

Mark inaugurates summit for African parliaments

Willem-Alexander sworn in as Dutch king

Nigeria has no reason to be poor —EU