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The Punch News Archive for August 2013Rss

Friday, August 30, 2013

2015 Elections: No zoning in our constitution –APC

Taraba acting Governor meets with security council members

Heavy security in Abuja as PDP holds make-or-break convention

Lagos orphanage: Owner stuck in Kirikiri

PDP in make-or-break convention

First Lady’s jamboree: Accident victim still in hospital

Ogunsola goes home amidst eulogies

Anambra: Emergence of two governorship candidates unsettles PDP

AMCON to sell N4.1bn jet, dismisses ownership rumours

Burnt housemaid: Mistress charged with murder

Market capitalisation falls by N48bn

Mikel, Moses and Chelsea

No beef between Waconzy and Burna Boy

I used to scare boys when I was younger –Omotola Jalade-Ekehinde

Why I will not eat cassava bread

Kaha on assignment in US

Drug issue separates Odom from Kardashian

Centenary beach marathon holds Oct. 1

Southgate, Cisco recommend automation for customers satisfaction

Secret desire: A woman’s daydreaming!!!

NSE intensifies efforts to inaugurate new trading platform

BBA’s my third and last reality show –Melvin

I prove myself every time I play – Aluko

I don’t know why I fell in love with Angelo –BBA Housemate, Beverly Osu

Consumers should curb Discos’ excesses –NERC

Okagbare, a victim of Russian politics – Ogba

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Education, key to success in online forex trading

Traits young entrepreneurs need to succeed

Appeal to Gov. Wada

Youths and unemployment

Re: Reconciling warring NGF factions

Police extortion on Igbobi College Road

Ojaigbo-Kosodo Road, Ibadan

Abule-Iroko needs Governor Amosun

Threats at building sites

From theatre to rap

My plan for Nollywood –Uranta

Being actors doesn’t mean we can’t do other things –Orji

Otis Maho: Once a boxer, now a rapper

Obesere takes Faaji Nite to Abidap

Onabrakpeya joins Sterling Bank at children art auction

Ojos in D’House with laughter unlimited

History, emotions as Ife rises to celebrate Oranmiyan

Entry closes for Etisalat Prize for Literature

More accolades for Adenowo’s book on marriage

Enter Eko Oni Baje New Yam Festival

All that jazz at Ibis

Rhema showcases talents to encourage youths

Fans still sore with Wizkid over ‘insulting’ comments

Bin Laden doctor to face retrial

Ex-PTA president in child porn scandal

Couple charged with kidnapping, torture of 13-year-old relative

Syria: Tension as US, Russia deploy warships

Benefits of teacher education programmes

This summer, teachers become learners

Proprietress warns parents against exam malpractice

Alumni seek N1bn for infrastructure development

Children need holistic tutoring – Educationist

Be wary of overseas schools, principal warns Nigerians

Lagos science camp begins

‘Don’t force pupils to learn’

Practical science dying in schools

Are you an e-parent?

Beverly inspired me to read the Bible – Angelo

Nokia ‘to release Windows RT tablet’

New Nexus 7 launches in six countries

Firm partners S’Africa on women development

Robbers kill security guard

NSCDC nabs woman for selling twins

Three arrested after attack on neighbours

Police arraign three for kidnapping, raping UNILAG student

Lagos shuts buildings for discharging waste into canals

Two brothers arrested for beating tailor to death

UNIDO seeks more investment in agriculture

PenCom transfers N7bn NSITF fund to workers’ accounts

Planning violation: Ogun to shut telecoms masts

Alison-Madueke decries insecurity in Gulf of Guinea

Heirs Holdings acquires stake in offshore drilling firm

76 oil blocks dormant eight years after allocation

Mayhem in Seme border, Customs officer killed

Drop 2015 ambition, Nwabueze urges Jonathan

Taraba assembly to Suntai: Go back to US hospital

Rivers lawmakers, others to boycott party convention

PDP suspends Andy Uba, others

We have no personal grudge against Jonathan – Aliyu

Convention: Sambo meets North West governors

Amosun’s endorsement: Ogun PDP disowns ex-LG flagbearers

Nasarawa lawmakers, gov disagree over attacks

‘French to be part of UTME from 2014’

Firms paid kidnappers N6m without alerting police – CP

Catholic Church calls vigil over kidnap of Ozekhome

Govt can’t hands-off power sector for now – Owan

Trade, commerce central to Osun’s development drive – Aregbesola

Aregbesola inaugurates factory to produce school uniforms

USAID to invest $100m in Nigeria’s education

Vodafone confirms talks with Verizon over US stake sale

Canadian stocks rise for second day

NLC, PENGASSAN, others move to end ASUU strike

Army celebrity singer’s son in rape scandal

US stocks rise as economy expands

Recare provides free hair care for students

LASG develops master plan for advertising on streets, water

India arrests most wanted terrorist

Paraguay bus drivers protest sack with crucifixion

Ogun to return mission schools

Focus on tourist sites, C’River tells investors

Venus vows to return

Martin Luther King’s noble dream

Don’t rush into agreements with ASUU – Lawan

Mimiko floors Akeredolu, Oke at S’Court

Nigerians bemoan D’Tigers loss to Senegal

I’m fortunate as army chief –Ihejirika

ASUU: Killing the living for the unborn

Scottish independence: Former banker doubts currency plan

Lessons from Edo teacher’s literacy drama

UEFA champions league draw (2013\14)

Suntai unable to govern, should return to U.S. for treatment – Lawmakers

INEC promises credible elections in 2015

We will not hike tuition fees in tertiary institutions – Gov. Wada

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Be kind to your heart

Media portrayal and public perception of mental health

Benefits of eating bananas

Care of baby’s teeth

Researchers perform first human brain-to-brain interface

Court orders extradition of Nigerian Al-Qaeda suspect to US

Gov Suntai speaks briefly on videotape •Tape played on Taraba television • Cabinet dissolved, lawmakers meet gov

2015: Jonathan under pressure to constitute ‘election cabinet’

N’Assembly vs Ezekwesili

Stowaway on Arik flight

Amosun, Agbara roads need attention

Political elite recolonising Nigeria

Stop tribal politics

Pension fund misadventure

Advice to APC

NECO office in Lagos

Fashola, stop this slavery

Charge moderate fees, FG tells architects, others

Chevron confirms withdrawal from Olokola LNG project

We’ve paid 70% of PHCN workers – FG

AMCON takes over Ifeanyi Ubah’s Capital Oil

Develop power infrastructure with Excess Crude Account – Tukur

Yobo, Emenike out of Europa as CAS bans Fenerbahce

My daughter is more expensive than yours

Boosting your tech know-how

Major losses reduce indices by 0.5%

Church urges caution over priest’s death

New G4S boss seeks $900m for turnaround drive

German consumer morale eases from six-year high

FRSC, VIO deny commercial drivers new number plates

Gas deaths: Syrians need major help

Andy Uba, others shun Tukur

120 youths for Lagos U-17 basketball tourney

BG hits more gas off Tanzania

Assai, Petrodata plan document management conference

Groups remember Fawehinmi, back ASUU’s demand

Purchasing decisions and social media

Assassins attack Young Shall Grow boss, kill escort

IG set to re-marry

Governor Suntai dissolves cabinet

Health workers call off 7 day old strike

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Another Nollywood actress jumps on music train

Tonto Dikeh and bleaching

Day Nigeria the Beautiful lit up Osun Osogbo Festival

Pastor’s boy finds his voice on BET

US ready to strike Syria –Defence Sec

That Inyanya’s $350,000 endorsement

Tiwa Savage and lover cause commotion

‘Why I spent N2.5m on Money’

The kiss Melvin never got

Car auction: Scammers create 35 Customs Facebook accounts

Puzzle as Daniel puts Nigeria on global stowaway list

Piracy, pipeline vandalism affecting economy – Navy

Convention: PDP starts screening, summons Uba, others

Bayelsa deputy gov denies abandoning office

Ogun lawmakers defect to Labour Party

S’Court rules Aug 29 on Ondo election suit

Fayemi warns against desecration of traditional institutions

Groups protest against FG-ASUU impasse

Terrorism: FG plans special corps to protect borders

Rivers commissioner shot by robbers

PDP can’t win Rivers without expelled members – Amaechi’s aide

N1.7bn Oyo pension fraud: EFCC arrests 17

EFCC arrests ex-banker for selling stolen broadcast content

Three-year-old girl raped in Niger

OPC, police clash at Idimu, five arrested

‘My ordeals in the hands of wicked DPO’

Navy kills six pirates, injures one

AFC arranges Transcorp’s $215m Ughelli power plant acquisition

New workers’ payroll system saves FG N120bn

Theft knocks Nigeria’s oil output to four-year low

FG will soon ban fish importation – Minister

Dangote, financiers to sign $5.55bn refinery loan deal

Don’t brand us political thugs –OPC boss

Nasarawa assembly shut as youths attack lawmakers

Ozekhome, APC chief’s abductors demand N250m ransom

Presidency queries Odimegwu, NPC chairman

Confusion in Taraba • Speaker, Majority Leader disagree on Suntai’s status • Deputy gov, security chiefs barred from seeing gov

Blind man sues blind man for enticing wife

Lagos cancels Lekki-Epe Expressway concession

Gunmen kill Ingushetia security chief Ahmed Kotiev

ENC decries stigmatisation of PLWHA

Tiffany profit rises on sales gains in China, forecast raised

Foods you should eat with the peel on

Petrofac scoops $95m Gazprom deal

Skills for the digital age

FG partners Lufthansa to train 30 Nigerian pilots

Second Niger bridge

Power: FG signs N78bn MoU with Chinese firm

Strike: Doctors, patients’ relatives take over hospitals

Peacekeepers missing in Sudan floods

Will your salary ever be enough?

Ackman moves to dump stake in J.C. Penney

ASSE Nigeria swears in new executives

How the brain remembers pleasure

19,000 Delta flight attendants get mobile devices

School graduates 14 seafarers

There is no need for ASUU to continue strike – Jonathan

Monday, August 26, 2013

Boko Haram kills 14, injures nine in Borno

Banire deplores kidnapping, wants Ozekhome released

10 new parties apply for registration – INEC

SSS grills teenage stowaway’s mum

Rivers PDP expels SSG, 14 commissioners, others

Judicial appointments becoming political –NBA

Suntai writes assembly, seeks to resume duty

Time to celebrate 50-year-old UI School of Drama

New book preaches one tree, one child

25-year-old stabs man to death

UNIOSUN workers protest no-work-no-pay

Catholic priest shoots self while cleaning gun

Herdsmen arrested for attacking farmer

Oil well: Man threatens to sue NSCDC

Cultists behead youths in reprisal for member’s killing

NJC begins e-case in courts

Don’t blame ASUU, urge the Federal Government

Who is the greatest Nigerian ever?

Hedge funds, gold bets reach six-month high

PHCN privatisation: The way forward

Mother’s genes can impact ageing process

Police bullet kills 60-year-old deejay, wife demands justice

SON destroyed N3bn products in six months –DG

More customers will reduce cost of broadband –Ojha

PE firm to take Globecomm private for $340m

Lagos win NBF boxing championship

Amgen to buy Onyx for $10.4bn

Death of an okada man

Jakande in the eyes of his neighbours

Reminiscences take poets closer to $100,000 stage

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Re: Buhari and economy

Re: Obasanjo Attacks Atiku, Tinubu, others

GLO unlimited indeed!

FRSC, check your men in Ogere

Arise, Nigeria Police

Buhari and 2015

FUTA’s pre-degree course

APC did not invite Jonathan

Badagry First Bank

Re: ‘Reconciling warring NGF factions’

Falana, Ubani appeal for Ozhekhome’s release

Aturu faults appointment of Rivers acting CJ

Another uncertainty awaits Fani-Kayode’s trial

Dangote wants govt to export petroleum products

Nigeria to earn N320bn from digital broadcasting

FG set to revive national shipping carriers

Terrorism: Lebanese, Indian detained for taking pictures

LASG pledges support for 60 pupil farmers

Lagos’ll support creativity among youths – Commissioner

Anambra 2014: CNPP hails Okorocha for Ngige’s endorsement

Supreme Court hears appeals against Mimiko’s election Tuesday

Police arrest ‘imported voters’ in Anambra

US conducts anti-terrorism training for police officers

Crisis looms in NTDC over appointments

Mothers plan naked protest against underage marriage bill

Shekau’s ‘death’ won’t end Boko Haram insurgency – Sani

Anambra election: APGA factional chair to field candidate

2014 aspirant warns against zoning in Ekiti PDP

Ozekhome: Edo APC chief’s whereabouts unknown

Police recover robbers’ corpses in Ogun

Land grabbers beat architect to death over N5,000

Fashion designer commits suicide over mother’s remarks

Police detain fake prisons official, kill robbers in Enugu

Militants lay siege to A’Ibom community

Why we stopped Ogun Senator’s project inauguration– Police

Jonathan has no hand in Soludo’s disqualification – Umeh

C’River gives women groups N400m

Edo: PDP alleges deceit in teachers’ certificate verification

APC sets up harmonisation committees in states

Aliyu warns Nigerian youths against thuggery

Govt to crash interest rates with special bank

Governance by propaganda

Cheers, jeers over teenager who flew in tyre hole

‘Stowaway boy thought Arik plane was US-bound’

Spiritualist, car dealer defraud FCT minister

Suntai arrives Abuja, assisted out of aircraft

ASUU strike: The untold new media story

Still on same-sex marriage

Deregistered parties threatening public order –INEC

Suntai arrives Abuja, assisted out of aircraft • Taraba gov spent 10 months in German, US hospitals

NOA trains traders in FOI Act

Stakeholders canvass enforcement of National Building Code

Seven things to do with your money

IFC invests $6m in food production

Brazil central bank commits $60bn to prop up currency

Fresh challenge for Moses as Willian joins Chelsea

US Open: Murray starts title defence

Tips for better customer service

Gasoline fuels comeback for electric car maker, BYD

Elegbeleye woos Nigerian UK-based athletes with grants

Asus restates commitment to PC industry

IICC’ll propel growth of insurance indsutry —Daniel

Making pregnancy possible

Egypt to host Champions League games

FG risks $185bn loss from PIB – Oil firms

FG, Ecobank to disburse MDG funds through mobile money

US stocks rise after Nasdaq outage

Emerging market slump highlights Fed’s global reach

NOTAP unveils initiative for technology transfer

Argentina loses $1.3bn debt court appeal

Dillish wins Big Brother Africa 2013 ‘The Chase’

20 private hospitals closed in Niger over illegal operations

Governor Suntai arrives Abuja, assisted off a chartered jet

Ozekhome: IG orders manhunt for abductors • NBA, Sagay, Keyamo react

Saturday, August 24, 2013

International flight

PDP accuses Jega of insincerity for retaining Osun REC

Nigeria needs to depend less on oil – Govs

Ekiti considers public holiday for Fajuyi

Group seeks return to parliamentary system

‘Unemployment, poverty causes of insecurity’

Judge advises govt, others on vulnerable group

Witnesses confirm Ajanaku’s death

Health minister abuses power –Union

Police rescue abducted lawmaker’s mother

Stranded Boko Haram militants turn human eaters

Suntai may arrive Jalingo today

Boy flies Arik Air from Benin to Lagos, hiding in tyre hole

N1bn for Hajj

…IG orders manhunt for abductors • NBA, Sagay, Keyamo react

Ozekhome: Four police rescuers killed

PDP to bar Amaechi, 27 lawmakers from national convention

World Slavery Day

Casual workers protest

Electoral body disqualifies APC from C’ River LG poll

‘No vacuum in South-West PDP exco’

Subomi Balogun’s dazzling ride

Cardinal Okogie prevented me from committing suicide — 81-year-old businessman

Power of Attorney: Some basic rules (2)

Weaves won’t be black always

Our research institutes are not adequately funded — Olabanji

Assar arrives for Lagos t’tennis tourney

APC manifesto: The hangman’s noose?

Deporting Nigerians from Nigeria should stop

Egyptians’ quest for national suicide

Sleek eyebrows

Monalisa Chinda without Lanre Nzeribe

What should poor couples with fertility challenge do?

Champions Pillars back on top

Lillian Unachukwu still elusive

Dad wept when Buhari made him his running mate — Tunde Bakare’s daughter

‘Low blood pressure can cause brain damage’

Fade Ogunro’s tattoo

Ways to make your readers comment more on blog posts?

Raymond Dokpesi Jnr changes gear

Education should not be free — Don

IBB, not Buhari, overthrew Shagari’s govt — Col. Nyiam

Israel attacks Lebanon

Drug hawking booms despite ban

Jonathan and comatose economy

I’m pregnant for my mother’s husband

Fruits of love

NDLEA may sanction Qatar, Emirates, S’African airlines

Delores Odogwu glows

Frustrated Neymar hopes to start against Malaga

On Kogi N20bn bond

Stranded Boko Haram militants turn human eaters in Borno

Friday, August 23, 2013

Cat ‘burglar’ steals Bras from neighbors

Mom calls 911 because son put live alligator in her bathtub

Drunken woman’s tirade causes plane to divert

British woman, dislocated jaw eating triple-patty hamburger

Woman swallows tapeworm she bought on the internet to lose weight

Man accused of paying for sex with roll of quarters

Fire destroys cattle market

Nigeria’s oil revenue drops by 42%

2015: Jonathan, PDP leaders in fresh plot to win South-West

Boko Haram kills 44 in Borno

Crude oil gushes out of taps in Kogi village

Malawi coach to report Stephen Keshi to FIFA for ‘racism’

Okorocha weeps at APC rally, laments Ojukwu’s death

ASUU strike: Return to class, FG urges varsity lecturers

Yoruba, Hausa traders clash in Ibadan market

Boko Haram: Amnesty panel shows ‘peace talks video’

Strike grounds federal hospitals, JOHESU says Health Minister insincere

Orphanage: Lagos ministry relocates 25 children to unknown destination

Agency to drive industrial development needed –Aganga

Market capitalisation rises by N5bn

D’Tigers cruise in Abidjan, beat Congo DR

Ikoyi Club celebrates 75th anniversary

First Lady, Amaechi and the politics of condolence visits

Madrid set stage for Bale’s unveiling

Food, eye diseases and blindness

My friend and I once beat up a guy for messing up – Anita Joseph

I don’t want to be next Drogba – Lukaku

Mourinho hints at Willian arrival at Chelsea

My wife threatens to commit suicide –Husband

DMO to ensure judicious use of $1bn Eurobond

Ice Prince and show promoter at war

Sabina wins awards

Ajanaku may still be alive, we heard his voice on Thursday –Neighbours

APC manifesto: Seeking radical approach to transformation

Sometimes I get uneasy at the sight of blood –Smith

APFON to honour Akpabio

Free but prisoners: How children born in Kirikiri prisons live

Responses to last week’s questions

SURE-P intervention in rail modernisation now N32bn

WADA warns Jamaicans over drug testing

Wife accuses husband of magun threat–Wife

Apostle Anselm marries Kenyan singer

Labourer, 26, arraigned for stealing sim card

Jigawa govt. distributes malaria drugs to 647 health centres

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Yaw, Lolo act in Pepper Soup

Chukwueke commends art collector, Ogbonna

Osun Osogbo: Handshake across the sea

Maltina Dance All: 13 contestants in Lagos

It’s untrue that I have another kid – Saidi

In Designed for Marriage, Adenowo knocks off infatuation

LG constructs classrooms

Educationist advocates academic freedom for pupils

GCSEs 2013: Top grades fall in UK

Syria attack: France says force may be needed

American state, Cross River sign partnership pact

After sentencing, Manning says, ‘I am female’

Mubarak released from prison, flown to hospital

Five civilians wounded in eastern Congo violence

We want to develop squash –Akinfenwa

Balancing family with tennis making Federer shine

MTN Lagos Street Soccer: Season six begins

COD/Bolton Wanderers camp kicks off

Woods set to complete great run

Cote d’Ivoire humiliate Senegal

Aubameyang agent to sue Dortmund

Afrobasket 2013: Nigeria, Congo battle

First Barca goal thrills Neymar

Boxers better without headgears – Okorodudu, Konyegwachie

Bonus fight: Panel blames Keshi, Eagles, NFF

Nigerian content: Indigenous upstream participation exceeds 30%

Elumelu applauds Transcorp’s involvement in power sector

NERC insists on yearly increase of electricity tariff

2013 budget: Capital releases hit N850bn

Investors in power firms can take possession –FG

Oil theft: N125.78bn revenue shortfall recorded in July

It may be Ghana’s chance at BBA final

Church gives Ondo health centre a face lift

Abandoned police barracks: Woman, five others in court

Communities decry robbers’ invasion, restrict okada operations

Son battles father in court over mum’s land

Man shot by drunken policeman loses eye

Union demands probe of National Theatre’s activities

At a point, I thought I would die – Nwosu

Lagos rescues 25 children from alleged trafficker

Jumbo pay: Reps accept Ezekwesili’s public hearing challenge

Opposition will be more confused in 2015 – Jonathan

Coroner’s ailment stalls Dana crash inquest

NBA backs new Rivers acting CJ’s appointment

US urges youths to resist extremism

FG has no plan to gag press – Maku

‘ACF to restore peace in southern Kaduna’

Future of Bayelsa buildings worry architects

Why we chose Ondo for communication conference – Minister

Still on Edo teachers and certificate verification

Deadly suicide attack hits Iraq military base

Naira declines to one-month low

Africa must prepare to address security challenges – Gambari

FG raises N55bn from debt market

Chile’s strike closes world’s top copper mine

Those ‘rehashed’ figures

EISNL trains engineers in devices procurement, maintenance

China’s stocks fall to two-week low

China manufacturing activity sees sharp rebound

‘Govt, full of non-democrats’

Egbin’ll add 220MW to national grid – CEO

Anambra poll: Soludo challenges disqualification in court

Finalists emerge for Johnnie Walker business leaders’ award

LASG rescues 25 children from suspected child trafficker

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

N100 bribe: Policewoman caught in video arrested

PDP NEC meeting: Automatic ticket for Jonathan may top agenda

APC unfolds manifesto, targets 40,000MW

13 investors complete payment for power firms •Interstate, North-South miss deadline

Sleep helps brain learn motor task –Study

Tapping agriculture potential for food security (1)

Comply with nuclear regulations, FG urges oil operators

Police AIG’s bitter truth

Heineken profits fall as bad weather hits sales

Leverage crackdown puts spotlight on Credit Agricole, Deutsche

Sovereign funds’ fortunes turn as emerging assets sour

Oyo, PDP, Accord clash over collapsed bridge

Don’t leave PDP, North-East caucus tells Atiku

Majors eye SE Barents moves

Facebook-led project seeks Internet access globally for all

India boosts liquidity with $1.3bn

South Africa ‘cracks child porn ring with global links’

Lagos labels spare parts dealers security threats

UNIOSUN workers begin indefinite strike over allowances

Enugu: 6,251 apply for 400 UBEC teaching jobs

Empire gets exploration permit in McArthur basin

Syria conflict: ‘Chemical attacks’ kill hundreds

Ask RMAFC to slash our wages –Reps

Reps, others identify causes of oil theft

Japan nuclear agency upgrades Fukushima alert level

Apapa-Oshodi Expressway, others’ reconstruction to gulp N124bn

Best energy foods

New Greece bailout not the only option — Rehn

FG to inaugurate seven power plants, 150 substations

Facebook, others launch internet.org

Union Bank, Samsung in electronic branch deal

Aston Villa battles Chelsea at Stamford bridge

FRSC to apprehend car owners with old number plates from October 1st

Court orders former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak freed

What is wrong with the Ijaw ethnic group?

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Nigeria’s education, a legacy destroyed

Kudos for fighting corruption

Curbing pipeline vandalism

Sergeant Chris Omeleze’s dismissal

Eagles bonus: Minister leaves implementation to NFF

APC, Stop this propaganda

Towards economic stability

INEC, bring back Option A4

Decaying Lawanson Road

Re: Between Mugabe, Obasanjo and Orwellian pigs

Detectives recover N13m stolen motorcycles

Protests as policeman kills okada rider, shoots woman

NSCDC seals off warehouses over petrol theft

Task force seizes cash-laden bullion van, arrests driver

Lagos abandons school, library over structural defects

Jilted woman pours hot oil on lover

Lawyer rejects govt report on underage prisoners

Fashola seeks technology to develop rail transport

Lagos demolishes building, shuts 15 houses

Group kicks as Amaechi swears in acting CJ

Navy parades four pirates in Lagos

‘Information on Shekau’s death not authorised by DHQ’

Primaries: Jonathan not afraid of Lamido, says Presidency

‘Nigeria needs $1bn annually to address environmental challenges’

Council boss escapes from kidnappers’ den

NBA rejects external regulation of legal profession

Kaduna: Gunmen kill three policemen, sack police station

Police probe video of policewoman demanding N100 bribe

662 schools shut in Delta

I remain committed to Jonathan’s second term project –Daniel

INEC to monitor parties’ campaign expenses

Road: Ekiti seeks N2bn repayment from FG

FG demands better performance from police

Uncertainty over Customs’ boss tenure

APC flays review of INEC voter register

ICPC blames corruption in varsities on poor funding

Rivers crisis: Police arraign Amaechi loyalists in Abuja

Jonathan appoints Ekpu, Bongos Ikwue, others into boards

ASUU strike: FG to meet varsity councils, VCs

PDP set for stormy NEC meeting on Thursday • Tukur, intra-party crises, new parties to top agenda

Mushroom farming: Turning waste to wealth

Shrewd business ideas always attract funding –Ojji

N220bn MSME fund’ll support entrepreneurs –CBN

Banking industry recorded N18bn fraud in 2012 –NDIC

FG trains 400 unemployed youths in agriculture

More Americans to travel on Labor Day

On Twitter, Fashola leads the pack

India set to launch subsidised food plan

Microsoft’s Xbox One team courts indie developers

Explosion rocks New Jersey naval base

Virgin Atlantic begins new flight campaign in Nigeria

Ally to pay govt $5.2bn for preferred stock

Obama urges renewed push for Wall Street overhaul

Zimbabwe’s opposition leader faces contempt of court charges

Japan’s big airlines vie for landing rights

GTBank announces N49bn profit after tax

Igbobi workers appeal against dismissal

SBG to set up in Ethiopia, Coted’Ivoire

Kerry clears officials to return from Benghazi suspension

Flour Mills records N8.7bn profit after tax

Primus All-Stars battle Island All-Stars

SuperSport thrills subscribers in EPL opener

Delta shuts 662 private schools

Traffic violation: Task force impounds bullion van, arrests escort

Man charged with impersonating army officer

Ticket sales begin for 2014 FIFA World Cup

Gunmen sack police station, kill 3 policemen

Jonathan directs immediate action to end ASUU strike

Muslim Brotherhood’s spiritual leader arrested in Egypt

CNN Anchor Isha Sesay Marries Leif Coorlim In Georgia

Monday, August 19, 2013

Don’t neglect the needy, group urges Nigerians

Photographer, others arrested for vandalism

Man defrauds petroleum company of N30m

Friends protest driver’s death in police cell

Smuggler hides turkey, chicken in fish cartons

Police arraign three for assault on officers

I learnt beading to help underprivileged – UNILAG retiree

OPC member kills socialite during gun salute

Improve on service quality, LASG tells public servants

Fashola pledges to train workers

PDP is a desperate party – APC

Amaechi, others shun CJ’s valedictory session

Jonathan didn’t sign single-term deal, Presidency insists

Boko Haram leader Shekau may have died –JTF

Five northern govs lack respect for Jonathan – Gulak

ATM fraud

Utomi backs two-party system

Stockbrokers’ll be ready for new trading platform –ASHON

Pants or bras, Kotangowa is home of all

Farouk Lawan, Sergeant Omeleze and ‘the gate fee’ at Ikoyi Prisons

Reconciling warring NGF factions

Vitamin that helps you breathe easy

Telecoms Games: Etisalat set up final with MTN

Tecno advocates dialogue with phone dealers

Tracing germs through the aisles

Nadal moves above Murray in rankings

Drama as accused changes plea before judgment

Wake up to your responsibilities, Ihejirika tells officers

Sunday, August 18, 2013

ASUU and Wike’s politics

PDP and 2015

Buhari and Nigeria

Memo to Al-Mustapha

On Amaechi

Still on Amaechi

Ikeja street lights

What matters in leadership

ASUU strike: N’ Assembly wants NNPC, CBN, TETFUND intervention

PDP crisis: Tukur battles for political survival …seeks Atiku’s help to save job, meets Jonathan

Okupe, Gulak are court jesters –Nyako

Stop using religion, ethnicity to cause violence –Sultan

Patience’s rally: Presidency violated INEC rules, says APC

Patience Jonathan’s mother for burial November 1

C’River may seal off Tukur’s firm

Strike: Poly, education college lecturers may join ASUU

No Boko Haram base in Niger – Police

I’m not fighting Saraki – Pioneer ICPC boss

Chevron, Bayelsa communities differ on gas leakage

Baton blunder costs Great Britain

First Registrars inaugurates products to reduce unclaimed dividends

Govt unserious about taming building collapse – Institute

Ogun warns health workers against sharp practice

EFCC operative’s family petitions AIG over police brutality

Samsung introduces digital inverter compressor in refrigerator

Suarez matter resolved —Rodgers

Save Yoruba language from extinction – Expert

CBN, stakeholders meet on cash-less policy

Group to use national flag for centenary

Foreigners invest $5.1bn in FG bonds –DMO

Ecobank rewards customers

Nigerian banks lure S’African lenders

CBN’s 50% CRR policy for banks

3RT Solutions advocates tech-driven higher institutions

BlackBerry faced secret plot to switch to Android OS

2015: APC, Atiku’s associates party may collaborate

Applicants frustrated over Imoke’s ‘refusal’ to approve land

We heard fire victims cry for help –Residents

ALSCON to transfer 360MW electricity to national grid

Retirement: Giving yourself a soft landing

Orphanages express worry over nation’s poor economy

Getting our priorities right

ASUU vs FG: War to the end of all wars

MOC lists 12 countries for Lagos T/tennis Classics

Family alleges neglect of National Anthem composer’s burial

Moscow 2013: NSC blames AFN for poor planning

Interdist Alliances unveils Oracle Partner hub in Nigeria

Saturday, August 17, 2013

By their shoes…

Close it!

Bayern continue perfect start under Guardiola

Ahoure, Okagbare hail new African era

3SC stop high-flying Bayelsa

Bolt wins 200m gold in Moscow

EPL: RVP gives Moyes winning start … as Villa gun down Arsenal

El-Rufai in pain because he’s not in govt — Presidency

Jonathan, others seal Turkur’s fate at secret Abuja meeting

Do more for Delta, ex-minister urges Uduaghan

Opposition parties

APGA appeal panel upholds disqualification of Soludo, others

Obadare buried amid encomiums

New sect emerges in Niger State

We’ll hunt down Boko Haram leaders –FG

Style, not about looks — Chike Ogeah

Classy pinafore

Tips to help lower cholesterol

US consumer sentiment weakens in August

Taliban attacks kill 17 civilians in Afghanistan

A letter to you

Faloughi’s stylish disposition

Ibom Le Meridien Golf Club: Beauty in the jungle

Old people’s homes: Mixed fortunes of Nigeria’s senior citizens

INEC begins prosecution of 93,000 fake voters

Lazio don’t fear Juventus –Petkovic

Remove immunity clause

I desire to solve problems — Salami

Play with prints

Cultism in secondary schools, a tragedy — Jemibewon

Nwofor, Nigeria’s newest sensation

Friday, August 16, 2013

Young Nigerian invents electric football

Abuja gridlock: Aturu, Ogunye condemn President’s wife

Churches closure: PFN, others ask President Biya to reverse order

We’ll hand over B’ Haram suspects to ICC –Presidency • Says amnesty committee still on course

We’ve been vindicated over Daniel’s defection – Ogun PDP

Two dead, 16 injured in auto accident

JTF arrests B’Haram suspect in Abacha’s house

We’ll ask court to declare Okorocha’s seat vacant – Umeh •He’s implementing his destructive agenda – Gov’s ex-aide

Young inventor dazzles Jonathan with power-generating football

Fake doctor takes delivery of over 90 babies

INEC registers two political parties

Encomiums at Obadare’s lying-in-state

Court stops probe of Rivers assembly crisis

Anambra gov poll: APGA disqualifies Soludo, 5 others

Kwankwaso shuns Jonathan, Sambo at Abuja event

LG chairman, developer in alleged shop sale racket

Police shop for N5bn to float mortgage bank

Egypt’s sexual assault epidemic

I don’t joke with my studs –KCee

I like to play a game where rules are clear –Bolaji

Lagos cabbies on night driving: We make the bulk of our money from prostitutes

Etisalat FCB U-17 Schools Cup: Keke High School, Anthony Village clash in finals

Waconzy feeds the needy on birthday

Code of conduct and morale burden on ex-Eagles

Woods’ ex-wife builds house with divorce money

US encourages democracy in Yemen, then turns deaf ear

Victoria Beckham takes helicopter to son’s school

Nigeria has capacity to develop world-class apps – Umweni

Malawi scared of Nigeria – Chukwu

For fear of kidnapping, I sent my children out of the country –Festus Odimegwu

Romanians, Bulgarians working in UK up by 26%

Moyes hits out at United’s tough EPL start

Police arrest 2 fake doctors in Lagos

Chile: Strike closes world’s top copper mine

Magnitude 6.8 earthquake shakes New Zealand

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Creating a perfect landing page

Experts bemoan weekend ‘closures’ of government social channels

E-mail users shouldn’t expect privacy –Google

Facebook can make you miserable

Caesarian Section: The changing trend

Patients, know thy rights

What to do for a healthier weekend

Why you should eat cucumber

Cancer’s origins revealed

Youths decry lack of fire station in community

Two brothers torture, rape housemaid

Missing man found dead in bedroom

‘Atlantic City affecting Lagos coastline’

Panic as police, robbers engage in gun duel

Five-year-old girl abducted at Redemption Camp

Badagry killing: ‘Why policemen couldn’t save victims’

Kaduna speaker escapes impeachment

One dies as bandits bomb bank in Delta

‘Blame civil servants for govt failure’

Publish Kaduna debts from 1966, Sambo dares El-Rufa’i

I’m not dead –Akure monarch

Anambra gov: APGA panel screens Soludo, Obidigbo

Rivers lawmakers differ on Lloyd’s planned treatment abroad

Fraud suspect Ajudua in LUTH after urinating blood

Obadare’s body arrives Osun

Groups tackle Fani-Kayode on comments against Igbo

We’ll contest Anambra, Ekiti gov polls – Deregistered parties

Rivers fracas panel summons minister, Mbu, others

Ahmed denies N3m grant

Plateau villagers flee from rumoured attack

More thieves in govt than saints – David-West

‘Church concerned about Nigeria’s future’

Atiku confirms friends’ involvement in registering PDM

Ondo disowns planned Sango festival

Private varsities fail UN target on expatriates –Senator

Civil defence chief warns officers against accidental discharge

NBTE approves Imesi-Ile poly

Labour Party confirms ex-gov Daniel’s membership

B’Haram: FG must win over northerners, says US

PDP crisis: Wammako, Aliyu, Lamido confront Tukur … say party drifting under chairman’s nose

Masses as cannon fodder

Meaningful markers of aging

China Mobile profits up despite stiff competition

Niger Delta environmental clean-up to cost $1tn –Kuku

Effects of profligacy

Oshiomhole’s show-trial

Bakassi residents to pay tax under Cameroon sovereignty

‘Parental guidance, key to child development’

Winners emerge in Mike Okonkwo essay contest

Jimoh Aliu to perform at Imeside Festival

UN to probe Syria for chemical weapons

Commissioner, others call for increased funding of education

Egypt: Death toll rises above 500, Obama condemns violence

Banks’ lending to SMEs drops to 0.14% —CBN

UK in new monetary policy gamble – Report

Women converge in Abuja to celebrate President Goodluck

Jonathan congratula​tes Mali’s President-​elect

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Agonies of PHCN consumers

Politics without bitterness

Kudos to INEC

Fani-Kayode’s bitter truth

PDP/APC battle royale

Barbaric Edo traffic men

Attention, Gov Ajimobi

Abati’s response

Re: Chibuike Amaechi

NMA arrests 12 quack doctors, shuts four hospitals

Anger as Police arraign developer who duped 106

Iheanacho: DPP’s advice stalls murder case

Ogun women protest Senate resolution on child marriage

Family of five die in Lagos inferno

Badagry killing: Baale, one other released

Police quiz man for sexually abusing girl, 10

MTN Group records 200 million subscriber base

Nigeria loses N24bn annually to vessel delay – Report

‘Banks’ reliance on public funds killing private sector’

Intervention funds: BoI disburses N517bn to beneficiaries

Emerging stocks rise as Europe grows

APR acquires UAC Registrars

French market leads European shares near two-month high

Major losses drag NSE index down by 1.2%

The economics of Orosanye committee’s report

Time to rein in corrupt judges

ASUU strike and Wike’s politics

Courts to consolidate murder charges against APC chairman

We demanded N87bn, not N92bn – ASUU

Councilors urge Jonathan to sack Wike

Reps warn SEC against flouting budget embargo

B’Haram deputy leader, father killed – Military

NGF crisis: Obasanjo peace move crumbles

Use ICT to enrich teaching –Akpabio

Oyo operators plead for release of Keke NAPEP

Complaints commission backs fight against corruption, injustice

Ogun lawmaker’s house raid not political –Police

Jang sues Dariye for libel, seeks N10bn

Housing scheme: Ogun allocates 166 hectares to police

APC governors oppose LG autonomy

Jonathan, a drowning President –El-Rufai

Church backs FG, Boko Haram talks

Ex-envoy asks Customs to curb fake drug importation

Imoke stops work on federal housing scheme

Atiku, Tambuwal, others condole with Fashola

Tunisian ruling party leader advocates non-partisan cabinet

Birthdays, adjustment and mental health

Where is the flood money?

Sagay, Gadzama reject special court for oil theft

Police attempt to re-arrest Amaechi loyalist in Abuja

Why we don’t resolve high-profile cases –IG

‘Delta proud of sports leadership’

Buhari and the future of our country

CBN to take delivery of new naira notes by September – Lemo

Egyptian police kill 30 in protest crackdown – Muslim Brotherhood Movement

World Bank approves $200m for extension of Fadama programme

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Reduce cost of governance

NPC commissioners’ complaints

Who needs NGF?

FRSC and revenue target

Stop these needless visits

Kerosene scarcity and IPMAN

Kudos to Nigerian media

Omeleze’s dismissal

We’ll reduce recurrent expenditure to 68.7% —Sambo

Power firm bidders may not meet payment deadline

We didn’t obtain aid from Britain – NASRDA

LCCI plans anti-bomb measures for trade fair

Active telephone lines drop to 120.3 million

PSF, not PPPRA owes N4.4bn – NEITI

CRR: Banks devise strategies to get more deposits

Global airlines refuse to move from Heathrow

Spirit Aero swings to loss on $448m charge

A’Ibom to reintroduce vessel on Oron-Calabar water route

First solar-powered family car unveiled

Osun Osogbo: Opon ayo, soccer competitions get sponsor

Traffic officials not extorting motorists – Council

Three men rape 14-year-old, brand her a witch

Family member dies, others hospitalised after cassava meal

Man charges N.1m to stand as surety

ASUU, others protest against poor education funding

Family tackles institute over dead employee’s severance benefit

NUJ to begin endowment fund for deceased families

Kalu accuses Lagos of sealing off property

Buhari, Tambuwal, others grace eight-day Fidau for Fashola’s dad

Anambra kidnapped monarchs regain freedom

N66m fraud: Ex-presidential candidate gets bail

Ex-Anglican primate warns against treasury looting

Soldiers kill two B’Haram commanders, arrest six – Military

Why cultism thrives in Ogun – Rotary

North consulting on 2015 presidency – New group

ome policemen are robbers, extortionists – AIG

UN, UK, ACF condemn Borno mosque killings

Ngige faults Obi over performance in Senate

Oil theft is war against Nigeria –Amnesty boss

APC warns Ekiti CPC against sabotage

Why should Nigerians pay more for darkness?

Melaye plans anti-corruption protests in UK, US

We do not owe teams –NBBF

Making the Internet safer for our children

JTF arrests 11 suspected oil thieves in Bayelsa

Messi withdraws from Argentina squad

For safe tattooing

‘Honesty, diligence critical for employees’ success’

Police nab two notorious robbery suspects in Enugu

Taraba police arrest 3 men for alleged killing of village head

Monday, August 12, 2013

Revolution in Nigeria?

Deportation and rehabilitation

APC’s delusion

Intellectual revolution

Abati’s poverty claim

Jinxed 2013 budget

PHCN high tariffs

Re: Letter to works minister

Govt demolishes abandoned defective building in Lagos

Police patrol intercepts robbery suspects

Girl dumped at three months, missing 14 years after

NSCDC apprehends five suspected pipeline vandals

Woman issues dud cheque to lottery chief, Baba Ijebu

15-year-olds, others arraigned for assault, attacking palace

Police arrest members of robbery syndicate

Army nabs man for impersonating military Officer

Moscow 2013: Okagbare finishes 6th in 100m

Freestyle footballer Traore thrills Lagosians

Remo Stars partner Bet 9ja

Council demands FAAN’s luggage charge review

Agip loses 20,000bpd to oil theft

Police set up Pension Fund Administrator

Electricity supply to major cities worsens, Nigerians groan

386 prospective bidders shortlisted for 10 power plants

Enterprise unveils Brazil 2014 project

Africa’s youngest billionaire, Thakkar, to expand Nigerian investment

CBN to inaugurate N200bn MSME fund Thursday

Chibuike Amaechi, softly, softly

Why I did not remarry – Fagunwa’s widow

Osun gov aspirants fault Aregbesola’s performance

Threat: Group plans protest to force Wike’s arrest

Jonathan, security chiefs meet

Killers of soldiers, policemen arrested in Yobe – JTF

Abiola’s son wants June 12 declared Youth Day

Lagos Assembly urges more police presence in Ikorodu

Respect evicted residents, rights groups tell LASG

‘Kwara plans to manipulate Offa LG rerun’

APC seeks replacement for Oyo Senator

Anambra PDP factions hold parallel congresses

Relocation of airlines due to airport remodelling – FAAN

‘Ango Abdullahi not speaking for North’

Okorocha’s Kwara supporters defect to APC

Obasanjo remains our leader in S’West –PDP

Division among Reps panel stalls report on PIB

Jang NGF faction plans to check oil theft

Lawmaker tackles police for invading father’s house

I’ve no plan to impeach my deputy – Mimiko

N606bn withdrawn from ECA in three months —Report

EFCC grills Saraki over alleged fraud

Jonathan in fence-mending meeting with PDP govs

B’Haram kills 56 in Borno mosque, village attacks

Deportation: Group blames Igbo leaders

I’ll produce 10 female govs – PDP aspirant

Market trend may continue this week – Analysts

Is your bank giving you the best?

Nigeria App Summit to attract 300 participants

NCC may allow operators to woo ported subscribers

Quadri allays fears ahead of Lagos T/tennis

Managing power sector privatisation

The Appeal Court judgment on Lead City

APC as the Third Force

Bank shares decline, investors cautious

Enterprise to sponsor six customers to Brazil

Nigerians to Jonathan: Focus on governance, not abuse

Twin babies sold by trafficker reunite with parents

Disorders that prevent weight loss

Firm advocates Internet marketing

ZTE starts selling Firefox smartphone via eBay

ABC of law of landlord and tenant

Google pushes adverts into mobile maps app

Fit again Gabriel eager for action

Oil sector workers prone to reproductive disorders

NSCDC arrests 34-year-old man for allegedly raping a minor in Jigawa

APC will adopt new leadership style – Shettima

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Why blame Fashola?

Lessons from China trip?

Thank you, Boyo

APC’s desperation

Don’t scrap research institutes

Curbing pipeline vandalism

Tyranny of Yaba/Mainland lga

Misleading political utterances

Police brutality

11 arrested for armed robbery in Ogun

Cultists kill man in place of brother

‘Allegation that fire victims were hemp smokers false’

Firm constructs road, health centre for Rivers communities

Guard on rescue mission kills boss in error

Hunter, seven others arrested for killing elephant

UK fines GTBank for inadequate money laundering checks

Abandoned police barracks turns rapists, hemp smokers’ den

IAAF: Okagbare wins silver, ends Nigeria’s 14-year wait

NGF: Jang faction meets, seeks for peace

Jonathan to Akande: Respect your age

‘Nigeria lacks ability to manage disasters’

Senator protests detention of Amaechi’s loyalists

INEC rejects PDP-backed chairman in Anambra

‘Police threatening Kano Ohanaeze leader’

Scholarships: Fayemi carpets PDP aspirant

Ita-Giwa pleads with kinsmen on Bakassi resettlement plan

Renowned author, Fagunwa, didn’t disappear into river –Wife

Senate, Reps to harmonise resolutions on LG autonomy

Omisore seeks support for Mimiko

APC, not an alternative to PDP—Lamido

Obi denies endorsing a successor

‘Ekiti tired of APC, PDP’

Don berates gov aspirant, demands N20m damages

Firm provides digital marketing solutions for businesses

Bolt reclaims 100m crown

Palestinians protest more Israeli settlement homes

Pope Francis urges partnership between Christians, Muslims

Africa leads global confidence index

Towards 2015

UK mortgage approvals rise

Ogun, Malaysian firm plan Abeokuta City Centre project

Falana faults soldiers’ deployment for internal security

Don’t put all your eggs in one basket

Apple wins key patent case against Samsung

IAAF: Okagbare wins silver , ends Nigeria’s 14-year wait

Heirs Holdings, LSDPC to redevelop Falomo Shopping Complex

Ogun to reclaim illegally acquired land from speculators

Consolidated Hallmark to pay N180m dividend

Taipei, Italy for Lagos T/tennis Classics

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Opposition power brokers: The strongmen of APC

Jang, Amaechi clash again •Plateau gov invites govs to meeting today •He is an impostor –Rivers State governor •Jang faction may meet Obasanjo tomorrow

Some sobering thoughts for us

How to maintain a healthy liver

Return A-levels to secondary schools –Prof. Osuntokun

My parents still scold me — Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria

NBBF puts D’Tigress training camp on hold

Mr. President’s media aides

Jonathan’s an unserious president — Akande

Alhaji Gero joins Swedish side

Body creams are just right

Chicken fricassee

Flooding imminent in 90 LGAs — NEMA

Reign of maladministration

Customer account opening mandate: Matters Arising

Alula jams with mum

Ini Edo steps out with hubby

Leo Stan Ekeh’s time out

Bangles also dazzle

Everyone should be tested for hepatitis B virus — Ojo

Jennifer Aniston set to wed secretly?

Bitter leaf juice

NGF : Jang faction summons meeting, invites Amaechi

Friday, August 09, 2013

Zimbabwe poll result challenged in court

Four dead as military plane bursts into flames at Mogadishu Airport

Bridge collapses in Freetown, kills seven

Nigeria will not disintegrate – Cleric

‘No plan to transfer Kuje Prison inmates’

Without peace, there can’t be Nigeria – Abdulsalami

Eid-el-fitri tragedy: Teenage boy drowns at Bar Beach

No nursing mother, baby suffer in Kirikiri Prisons – NPS

Disband B’Haram amnesty committee, CAN tells FG

NNPC withholds FG’s N1.65trn – NASS •We’re still investigating claims – NNPC

EFCC to quiz Rivers Speaker, other principal officers • Rivers Assembly, PDP disagree over probe

PDP will win if APC picks Buhari in 2015 –Presidency •Buhari is light, Jonathan darkness –CPC’s ex-spokesman

Much ado about breaking of fast

Rio Tinto stops sale of aluminium business

FG sponsors 36 N’Delta youths for overseas programmes

Lawyer sues Israel, Italy over Jesus Christ’s trial and crucifixion

Journalists’ death: Speaker seeks repair of Ilesa-Ibadan Road

NERC blames DISCOs for non-issuance of pre-paid meters

Mobil selects coaches for training programme

NOC endorses Nigerian Sports Award

Christmas, Ramadan and Nigeria calendar

Oprah gets apology for racist shopping encounter

Bolt, Okagbare in the spotlight

Bolt tipped to be king of worlds

We didn’t increase tariff – NERC

X-ray of Guinea’s ethnic violence

‘I impregnated another woman to test my fertility’

Thursday, August 08, 2013

Sleeping cop

Plateau road carnage

Living in Lagos

Census of 1816

Manko’s candour

Lagos okada ban

Our political pilgrims

Death of letter writing

The emergence of a two-party dominant system

STAN/Mobil contest: Teachers seek new science curriculum

Policy somersault as FG dumps 9-3-4 for 1-6-3-3-4

Soyinka, govs canvass development of indigenous languages

New art centre excites artists

12 finalists for National Art Competition

PEFTI to stage Don Pedro’s Obaseki

In Onikola, no hiding place for genital mutilators

Nollywood films do well in cinemas – Silverbird GM

Entrepreneurs and use of social media

Stop N5,500 deduction from our salaries, policemen tell IG

Caesarean Section: Historical view

Men, watch your prostate

Eva shares molestation experience

Engagement fever grips Nigerian celebrities

Maltina Dance All aspirants bubble with optimism

Peter and Omotayo: A marriage that may redefine compatibility

Why standard of education is falling –Educationist

Expert attributes poor results to bad work ethics

FG, UNESCO train 111 facilitators for adult literacy

Coping with utility debts

Bayelsa female corps member’s assailants arrested

Keystone Bank introduces online holiday banking

Tight security in Kwara, Plateau

I hope Ronaldo leads Madrid to La Liga title –Mourinho

Westminster proprietor seeks return of HSC curriculum

BATN unveils N10m oil palm factory in C’ River

Firm targets Nigerian market with Angel Champagne

Impunity: Act 1, Scene 1

‘Oil mill industry about to collapse’

Commandant tasks graduands on good behaviour

Lingering crisis in the health sector

Rivers’ crisis: Matters arising (2)

DHL supports light projects in Africa

Nigeria’s economy is bleeding from piracy — Ezekude

Saha retires

Rising product faking worries stakeholders

The politics of ‘deportation’

Murray, Nadal make winning returns

Soulcomm clinches new accounts

Chivita, Hollandia, others win generation awards

Emerging stocks rebound from four-week low

Nigeria won’t break up in 2015 –Jonathan

Pope Francis tightens Vatican bank controls

US, Nigeria to brainstorm on Boko Haram insurgency

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Bomb kills teens playing football in Pakistan

Tunisian protest, demand govt sacking

Fire guts Kenya airport

Hiroshima: UN officials call for nuclear disarmament

Indonesia to support Nigeria police, trade

Residents take ‘Park and Pay’ grievances to court

Access to orthodox mental health care

After fasting, adjust to regular eating gradually

Syrian killings

Investigate Yobe killings

Selfless service

Presidential jets

Check S.C.I.D, Panti

Beyond criticisms

Pay us, Gov. Ajimobi

Assembly of selfishness

Governors’ visits

That ‘Expression’ photograph

Between Mugabe, Obasanjo and Orwellian pigs

Jude Aneke cancels Al Masry contract

Aneke joins Crewe

MOC confirms umpires for Lagos International T/Tennis Classics

Kanu seeks funding for heart foundation

I tried playing like Ronaldo – Martins

Golfers set for test at Oak Hill

Miami Heat to host season opener

Time Warner’s profit rises on films, advertising

China policy mantra signals privatisation, securitisation — Official

Siemens empowers independent power investors

Guinea to buy electricity from UK’s Aggreko

Vaalco hires Emas for $120m job off Gabon

Why we need rotational presidency

Nairobi airport closes as fire crews tackle blaze

Drogba back in Cote d’Ivoire team

Ezion profits up on higher rig deployment

Flaring $2.2bn worth of gas is criminal –Ezigbo

China fines infant formula companies for price-fixing

AOL to buy video ad platform for $405m

PenCom refunds N6bn pension contributions to security operatives

Jatrupha, the green oil well

Public spending cuts only 40% over — Study

Oil price: Brent prices dip

Policeman caught extorting motorist on camera dismissed

U.S. makes visa application process easier for Nigerians

Appeal Court dismisses suit against Ekiti monarch

Fire shuts Kenya’s international airport in Nairobi

Tuesday, August 06, 2013

Riders’ permit

Apapa trailers and fuel tankers

Our destitute society

PHCN tariff scam

Before Nigeria disintegrates

Badagry killing

Capital flight

Mimiko’s stewardship

PDP and Jonathan in 2015

Durosinmi-Etti seeks improved advocacy against breast cancer

Two-year-old boy needs N1.7m to stay alive

‘Poor government patronage, bane of local drug production’

UITH, mother celebrate birth of first test-tube baby

La Liga makes Brila FM debut

Spartak want £20m for Emenike

Taribo West slams Chris Green

Money paid into Oliha’s brother account intact – Wife

Malawi coach Saintfiet drops demand for Nigeria-win bonus

NEITI confusing Nigerians with audit report – PPPRA

Telecoms companies, NCC disagree over number portability sanctions

NCDMB battles Total, Samsung over $15bn Egina project

Severance package: FG begins payment of PHCN workers

Foreign investors increase stake in Nigerian insurance firms

NNPC, Shell disagree over $700m loss claim

‘I took to robbery to boost my fortunes’

FRSC begins 24-hour patrol for RCCG convention

College students protest rape of female colleagues

Policemen kick against salary deduction

Cultists on revenge mission stab two to death

Review our pensions, retirees urge LASG

Okonjo-Iweala’s town tackles PHCN over outage

We’ll push out PDP in 2015 – Buhari

Jonathan queries Sanusi over CBN 2012 account

Fashola’s father buried as govs, others pay tributes

ASUU strike: President, Suswam, ministers in crucial meeting

EFCC declares accused oil marketers wanted

Beware of Akpabio, youths tell Jonathan

Checkpoints return over search for Anambra kidnapped monarchs

NGF, govs, parties condole with Fashola

Rep faults Amosun’s second term endorsement

PDP resolves Fayose, chairman’s face-off

Rivers Assembly leader fails to secure freedom

Oyo protesters flay calls for Rep’s recall

Sagay, Aturu, Fasehun differ on Lagos beggars’ deportation

FRSC urges road users to be safety conscious

Tackling the scourge of youth unemployment

Questions answered with pupils of your eyes

Iran’s new leader calls for ‘serious’ nuclear talks

NCAA won’t compromise on safety – DG

Genesis Analytics appoints new country director

May & Baker reports 29% rise in profit

Syria rebels capture key airbase

Jonathan commends military for flushing out terrorists

Invest first in financial education

Snake kills two boys in Canada

An encounter with ‘Mathematical’ Odegbami

Rivers House Leader pleads not guilty to 6-count charge

JTF imposes 24-hour curfew on Potiskum

Monday, August 05, 2013

Sale of govt properties

Protecting pedestrians

Nigeria’s rising debt

Lagos driving licence

MDAs revenue shortfalls

Leave Jonathan alone

Reduce lawmakers’ pay

Politics of petrol subsidy

Moses has been terrific —Mourinho

EFCC storms Rivers, quizzes Lloyd

B’Haram attacks military, police bases in Borno again

Mob beat policeman to death for killing trader

Anambra gov poll: INEC uncovers 93,000 fake names

Fashola’s father dies at 80

Akingbola, Babalakin’s cases may start afresh

… Mark, others extol deceased’s virtues

Jonathan, govs mourn Fashola’s father

Tinubu undergoes knee surgery

APGA’ll win 2015 elections in Imo – Umeh

Ogun PDP, APC, LP bicker over 2015 polls

Pressure responsible for N’Assembly jumbo pay – Rep

APC interim officers stay for six months

Police comb Anambra for two kidnapped monarchs

DPR generates N470bn revenue in six months

Stop politicising varsity education, expert warns stakeholders

Jonathan congratulates Mugabe

Espanyol partner with Akpabio Cup

EFCC grilled me for three-and-a half hours – Prof. Aje

NFF gets N25m from LMC

Telecoms Games: MTN, Etisalat in top battle

Ondo’s monthly wage bill drops by N.5bn – Commissioner

UN agency to address MDG’s missing links

PDP generates N286m from Anambra gov forms sale

Govs, APC, NPAN condole with NUJ

Two years after the UNEP report: Ogoni still groans

JTF repels Boko Haram attacks, kills 32 in Borno

Governor Fashola’s father dead

Anambra gov elections: INEC uncovers 93,000 ghost voters

APC will halt PDP political dominance – Unongo

Police seek information on man set ablaze

Sunday, August 04, 2013

Twitter UK boosts anti-abuse tools after threats

Channels TV’s mobile app tops Nigerian ranking

Obama administration overturns ban on some iPads, iPhones

Foundation encourages entrepreneurial development in IT

Ogoni indigenes urge govt to implement UNEP report

48.3 million Nigerians browse Internet on mobile phones

FG to provide special incentives for sugar refiners

Govt agencies failed to remit N256.36bn revenue – N/Assembly

Power: FG seeks $450m from Islamic Development Bank

Presidency, APC in war of words

Egypt bars Yemeni activist for ‘security’ reasons

Naira: Redesign, redenomination or revaluation?

Bankers call for all round socio-economic development

Ageas H1 profit up 17% amid tough conditions

CPC disowns Ogun gov candidate

Niger relocates 40 flood-prone villages

Still on uk visa bond

Tips on minimising debts

Ihejirika advocates increase in security allocation

Parties boast ahead of C’ River LG poll

Dubai real estate event to double in size

Boko Haram suspects

Greek civil aviation workers call strike against layoffs

Weinstein in talks with Miramax over possible deal

China bans New Zealand milk powder

Turkish track chairman resigns amid doping cases

T-Mobile Austria challenges spectrum auction terms

Etisalat FC Barcelona U-17 Schools Cup starts in Lagos

CeBIH boss pledges to transform e-payment industry

Late NUJ Officials: Lagos SWAN declares seven-day mourning period

Rivers crisis: NANS appeals to actors to sheath swords

Onu emerges leader of APC in Ebonyi

Saturday, August 03, 2013

Olatan Towry-Coker, dad step out

Whither Funmi Oduyemi?

Fiona Amuzie’s jet set lifestyle

Alero Fafowora moves on

Ronke Ademiluyi’s new lease of life

Laitan Bankole out of view

MI ups ante

Uche Balogun steps out

Between Tania Omotayo and Ndidi Anyaehie

Ene Lawani’s pastime

Folake Coker and Bola Balogun bond

Annie Okonkwo celebrates

Funke Akindele back on the block

For Kojo Williams, it’s a new life

APGA crisis not over — Factional chair

‘Why we transferred Rivers lawmaker from London hospital’

Four northern govs meet Ekwueme

The tacky business of domestic ‘deportation’

Human heads discovery: ‘My husband was set up’

Nobody can force Jonathan to sack me — Wike

Deportation of the Igbo: UPN demands probe

Tinubu polarised Afenifere — Okurounmu

Boko Haram ceasefire deal untrue — Amnesty panel

Shock of Kudirat’s death killed Aka-Basorun — Opadokun

Hit-and-run driver kills 14 teenagers in Jos

APGA suspends Okorocha, dissolves Imo chapter

They pose security threat to Lagos — CAN

Nigerian Paralympics gold medalist confirmed dead

I want to live beyond 114 years – Afe Babalola

Assault: Offences against the person

North’ll vote for other tribes in 2015 — ACF

Go three quarters

Customer account opening mandate (2)

Fabregas ‘to make Manchester United choice’

Crisis and issues in social media

I love beautiful things —Oluseyi Abdullahi

Tips against cholera

A unifying theory of first ladies

Formula for the ideal wife

Friday, August 02, 2013

NDLEA in secret investigation of celebrity drug traffickers

Umaru Dikko hospitalised in London

NPAN seeks to restrain APCON over harassment

Deportation claim: We informed Anambra before the exercise – Fashola

Court vacates order on PDP convention

NUT threatens strike over LG autonomy

Accident: Three NUJ officials die, 10 injured

Patience Jonathan lied against me –Amaechi

Security chiefs: The more they look, the less they see

INEC, PDP may clash over Anambra

Go light, eat oats!

1,000 killed in deadliest month for Iraq in 5 years

We need venture capitalists to invest in IT –Ajisomo

My problem with porn star, Afrocandy – Uche Ogbodo

Why FRSC was established

Super Eagles return to South Africa: CHAN 2014

Knocks for Nonso Diobi over blonde hair

ASUU strike can end in one week – Suswam

‘I’ve been asked to strip as part of an audition process’

Beyonce, Jay Z visit Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s baby

Nato helicopter mistakenly kills 4 Afghan troops

Ronaldo eclipses 20 million followers on Twitter

Arsenal continue transfer hunt

Hingis rules out singles comeback

I need to improve – Ogbonna

Mourinho can’t deal with defeat – Carvalho

Rivers, others set for South-South Trado sports

Lebanese millionaire loses wife, home to Fabregas

Alcohol knocks Terry’s mother out

Royal baby should support United – Bolt

Federer, Nadal are jealous of my son’s success – Djokovic’s father

In Islam, puberty starts before 18yrs – Senator

Foot test excites Ekundayo

Moses enters race for WADA job

I want to produce champions – Joe Lasisi

Lewis lavishes praise on W04

Vlasic to miss Moscow 2013

Petrol should not sell for more than N40 per litre – David-West

Oboabona would’ve failed Arsenal trial – Chukwu

Chisora, Klitschko meet in Spain

President fails to announce cabinet shake-up

Kano arms cache: Rodo admits knowledge of existence

Berlusconi conviction leaves Italian govt hanging

3 police officers arraigned for allegedly selling stolen rams

Federation confirms death of paralympian gold medalist

FEC meeting: Jonathan fails to announce cabinet shake-up

Former Miss Africa contestant found slain in London flat

Prison decongestion: 67 inmates released in Adamawa

Delta Govt. expends N8bn on teaching hospital – commissioner

Kankia dam collapses, destroys crops

Forum wants APC to zone presidency to South East

Thursday, August 01, 2013

Beyond APC registration

Okota-Ago road project

ACN stance on LGs

Repair of Isiba Oluwo Street

Politics of 2015

Underage marriage law controversy

Is Nigeria worth serving?

Olashore links quality education with good leadership

Administrator urges parents to expose pupils to vocational training

Fanfare, counsels as Rainbow College graduates 98

Educationist advises against negative use of Internet

Symptoms of a failed auto alternator

Online forex trading – Facilitating 2015 goal

Requirements for new businesses to succeed

NDLEA impounds N137m cocaine

APGA threatens to sue APC, Fashola for N2bn

The persistent, ominous calls for a revolution

Shell loses $700m to oil theft, others

NANS’s advocacy for improved schools’ supervision excites Towergate

ECOWAS, NAICOM to integrate insurance practice

Knocks for cheating husbands in Lies Men Tell

Heavy rainfall’ll affect cocoa production – Farmers

Shuga TV series woos illustrators

Oba Otudeko Foundation to give back to society

AFN names 42 athletes for African meet

Nigeria, Brazil trade grows by 10.2%

Glo X Factor: Eviction begins Friday

Shake-up: FEC holds emergency meeting, ministers panic

Nigerians move against Senate’s opposition to LG autonomy

Macro data, earnings fuel Europe stock rally

Aerotropolis as a new paradigm

When Jonathan turned a mason

Internal security and state police option

APC: A new dawn sets in

A case for ‘true’ federalism

YABATECH to begin computer-based post UTME test

Tanker driver, conductor docked over alleged theft of N350,000 fuel

Cult group kills 2 in Ogun

I will contest APC guber ticket with Ajimobi – Shittu

Eko Electricity Company targets 20-hour power supply daily

Oyo NSCDC arrests 3 suspected vandals

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Guardiola rules out move for Luiz

Fed Cup: Enyimba advance to semis

Nigeria police debuts in world games