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The Punch News Archive for September 2015Rss

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

A’Court justices’ death stalls Saraki’s suit

Police arraign blogger for writing against Amosun’s wife

Falae: Afenifere seeks scrapping of nomadic cattle rearing

Fire guts King’s College

APC knocks PDP for rejecting Ambode’s commissioners’ list

Soldiers kill Boko Haram kingpin in Borno –Army

Banire wants name removed from Funsho William’s murder case

Thugs invade Ogun tribunal, beat up PDP chiefs

Two senior police officers dismissed

Mecca: 10 more bodies of Nigerians recovered

Onosode dies at 82, Buhari, Anyaoku, others mourn

I will be petroleum minister, says Buhari

Senate in rowdy session as 83 members back Saraki

Internet access matters: who will provide this

Online photographs of feasting insurgents spark outrage

Apps to make you faster and stronger

Ways to stay ahead of social media competition (1)

Tackle e-waste, expert urges government

Siasia vows to transform Bayelsa

Lateness: Umahi pardons commissioners, others

Adopt Ghanaian method for anti-corruption, bishop tells Buhari

Sylva accepts cancellation of APC primary

Buhari likes Fulani herdsmen – Fani-Kayode

NANS wants more powers for CCB

CMD DG advises HR managers on leadership

We’ll ensure banking system stability –NDIC

Warner banned for life

Honeywell promises shareholders better returns

UN’s battle against poverty

PZ’s shareholders okay N2.42bn dividend

Buhari, but one day ….

Abba Moro, others must face justice

Politics of Saraki’s trial

Tales of woes on Umuahia-Ikot Ekpene road

200 athletes set for Top Sprinter final

Time to stop violence against children

Recapitalisation: Over 60 market operators may lose licences

Drug counterfeiters earn $1.77tn on illicit trade —NAIP

Olopade receives Franklin Roosevelt Award

Champions League:Ronaldo eyes history in Malmo

PSN wants pharmacists’ council reconstituted

Buhari and the Treasury Single Account

Ogunbote unsure of future at 3SC

US official commends AutoNation on quality service

Myths, misconceptions about family planning

Get this economy started

LUTH CMD faults NMA’s claim on retirement

Coscharis worker wins Ford’s technician performance challenge

Exploring aquaculture business

Police avert violence at C’River tribunal

AfroBasket: D’Tigress reach quarters

SMEs support will end unemployment – Ahmed

Obama, Castro meet as Cuba pushes to end embargo

Japan pledges $1.5bn for Syria, Iraq refugees

Rivers bandits kill policeman, two others, steal cash

UAE announces labour reforms to protect foreign workers

Amosun names Soyinka as spokesman

US lawmakers want terror victims paid from Iran’s assets

Amosun/Isiaka: Hoodlums attack supporters as tribunal reserves judgment

Boko Haram, terrorism not about Islam – Fashola

Japan announces $1.5bn for Syria, Iraq refugees

Blogger arraigned over money-laundering story against Amosun’s wife

Falae: Afenifere demands end to cattle rearing in Yorubaland

Senate won’t treat ministerial nominees with Vendetta – Saraki

Good governance capable of ending terrorism – Buhari

Police arrest cop for shooting driver over bribe

Ekiti to begin tax collection on Kiosks, others

Police commission dismisses two senior officers

TSA: NCC moves to CBN payment gateway

Soldiers kill Boko Haram kingpin in Borno

Tribunal upholds Ekiti PDP Senator’s victory

Buhari mourns Onosode

Tinubu didn’t support my re-election as Senator – Wife

We’ll kill corruption, solve power problem – Osinbajo 

Rescheduled primary: Victory is certain, says Sylva’s team

Police screen new EFCC operatives

Lady’s assault: NHRC probes Al-Makura’s convoy

Ugwuanyi laments rising cases of violent crimes

Saraki: Reps back anti-corruption war, call for fairness

FIFA bans ex-Blatter deputy, Warner, for life

Fresh violent crimes in Enugu worry Ugwuanyi 

We’ll ensure stability of banks – NDIC

Court joins EFCC in N1.5bn rights enforcement suit

Buhari seeks $500m loan for Lagos, Diaspora bond

China throws support behind UN peacekeeping

84 senators pass vote of confidence in Saraki

Bangladesh investigates Italian aid worker’s killing

Boardroom guru, Gamaliel Onosode

Gamaliel Onasode dies at 82

Pakistani bride murdered over insufficient dowry

Pro-Saraki groups barricade National Assembly

Afghan troops set for Kunduz counteroffensive

Thailand man hacks five children to death

Germany probes ex-Volkswagen CEO over pollution scam

Putin, Obama clash at Syria-focused UN meeting

Monday, September 28, 2015

Go to court, Odigie-Oyegun tells Sylva

PDP kicks as Ambode appoints Tinubu’s relatives, friends

Leave Saraki alone, group warns labour unions

Policeman to die by hanging for murder

List of ministers ready

Pipeline protection: We won’t deploy drones now, says NNPC

IG mourns HID Awolowo, pledges support for burial

I wasn’t a journalist as Jonathan’s spokesperson –Abati

Rivers tribunal: Nigerian Army lied, says INEC

‘Ekiti got N9.6bn out of N29bn bailout request’

Embassy officials face sanctions over botched Pope, Buhari meeting

Blogger arrested for writing story against Amosun’s wife

Licensing of preachers’ll end terrorism – Envoy

Saraki must step aside, TUC insists

Policemen divulge information to cultists –Monarch

Saudi stampede: Buhari orders headcount of Nigerian pilgrims

LASG to train staff for efficient service delivery

Hajj stampede: We recorded no casualty, says Lagos

Govt to check operators’ speed on waterways

75% of women, girls experience violence online – UN

Man in court for alleged N48m fraud

Italian eyes Eagles call-up

Ransom was paid to my kidnappers ─ Olu Falae

No electricity in Magboro

Benin, Togo beg Nigeria for more electricity

We can help Nigeria produce champions – Obikwelu, Alozie

Honour awaits undergraduates at Adegbenro Foundation lecture

Why Nigerian economy is hurting — Chinese centre

Lamorde seeks united action against corruption

State govts struggle on cyberspace (5)

Study adds to evidence that viruses are alive

SEC directs registrars to use e-dividend portal

Ebonyi gov seizes commissioners’ salaries over lateness

Task before new LASU Governing Council

Phase3 pledges commitment to network efficiency

Return the loot

Ensure stolen funds’ return, Buhari urges world leaders

NUC seeks N28bn to complete NgREN project

I’ll remain FIFA president – Blatter

Worst health problems common with computer use

Ramifications of corruption

Buhari won’t attach value to ministers – PDP

Nigeria, other oil producers face 2.25% loss – IMF

Nigerian Breweries establishes N100bn commercial paper programme

‘Buhari must focus on tackling unemployment’

12 countries for badminton tourney

Reasons your online business isn’t growing

CBN, others set for WebMall’s e-commerce confab

UNILAG students shut down varsity over bedbug attacks

Police arrest 45 students for cultism in Delta

Sodje seals Man City deal

Don ties US visa denial to quota system

Taiwan evacuates thousands as ‘super typhoon’ nears

Water found on Mars – NASA

Mascherano accused of €1.5m tax evasion

US willing to work with Russia on Syria – Obama

Ondo workers get salaries on Tuesday – Govt

Buhari’s ministerial list ready, gets to Senate Wed

Deaths as air strikes hit wedding party in Yemen

Rescuers save 373 migrants off Libya coast

Ransom was paid before I was released – Falae

My grouse with journalists as Jonathan’s spokesman – Abati

Go to court, Odigie-Oyegun tells Silva

Army asks chiefs, clerics to monitor fleeing B’Haram militants

Insurgency: MNJTF deploys troops in Chad Basin

A’Court justices adjourn cases to mourn colleagues

Assad has no role in Syria solution – Hollande

I won’t quit as FIFA president – Blatter

NGO decries high rate of new HIV cases

Bayelsa kidnaps: AIG solicits community partnership

Wike to pay disbanded traffic agency’s workers’ salary

Soldiers, policemen lied on Rivers election – INEC witnesses

Police inspector to die by hanging for murder

APC dismisses Sylva’s claim, orders fresh gov primary

LASU male lectruers, others shun paternity leave

Osun woman, driver arrested over dumping of girl’s corpse  

Edo court arraigns man for alleged N48m fraud

Ex-DSS boss brother regains freedom in C’River

Osun monarch accuses police of leaking information to cultists

Assets declaration will check corruption – lawmaker

Japan proposes five additional sports for 2020 Olympics

Ambode pledges support for judiciary, promises reform

16 Ebonyi top officials lose Sept salaries for lateness

Maritime workers threaten to shut ports over unpaid salaries

Pope blames bishops who cover up pedophile priests

We stand by Sylva’s victory – Bayelsa APC

Thousands evacuated as typhoon hits Japan

We are winning war against Boko Haram, FG insists

Buhari orders headcount of Nigerian Hajj pilgrims

Noise pollution, human right violation – Lawyers

Terrorists lay siege to key Afghan city of Kunduz

Thousands protest Congo president’s bid to extend rule

Taliban lay siege to key Afghan city, Kunduz

Hajj stampede: NAHCON confirms death of 54 Nigerians

Bad governments cannot meet UN goals – Obama

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Buhari stops special allowance for Villa guards

Buhari to send supplementary budget to N’Assembly

B’Haram torches 60 houses in Adamawa villages

Stop playing politics with religion, Osinbajo tells Nigerians

APC can’t stop my re-election, Dickson boasts

APC leaders meet today over Bayelsa primary

‘Saraki’s trial can rubbish Buhari’s anti-corruption war’

Court hears electricity tariff suit Nov 24

Damaged cable caused Ikorodu boat accident ─ LASG

Plateau gets N5.3bn bailout, to pay workers today

30 benefit from Ibadan Foundation scholarship

Lagos gets four more pension funds managers

Group urges Buhari to probe NDDC contracts

Mecca tragedy: Nigerian man, wives, mother, stepmother die

Collegiate presidency and national harmony

Ambode vows to fulfil promises

Trial of NNPC looters to begin soon –Buhari

Saraki: Senators set for stormy session tomorrow

What you must know about roadside food joints

We won’t abandon Saraki –PDP

FRSC decries bad condition of Rivers roads

Oil theft: Task force impounds barges, arrests suspects

Time to make Christmas holiday travel plans

You can be like Google’s founders

Architectural firm gets ISO certification

Nigerian architect gets recognition for green housing initiative

Moving Customs beyond being a revenue mill

There is life after stroke

Celtic draw excites Oshaniwa

Still on substandard baby foods

Sanusi gets #ChildNotBride as ‘wedding gift’

Regulators should focus on attracting domestic investors –Shareholders

Toiling with nation’s destiny

SPAR to anchor Abuja Mountview mall

Dangote’s Tanzanian cement plant for inauguration Oct. 10

NBC to review broadcasting code

‘Estate surveyors need international standard valuation framework’

Stakeholders decry low ICT usage in tertiary institutions

‘Appoint railway expert as transport minister’

NTF plans for Olympics

Fleeing Boko Haram militants invade three Adamawa villages

Stop playing politics with religion – Osinbajo

Nine dead, 10 injured in Borno B’Haram attack

Syria truce: wounded rebels evacuated to Lebanon

Thousands march in support of migrants in Brussels

Christian schools in Israel end month-long strike

Overthrowing Assad will lead to failed state – Putin

Trials of NNPC looters to start soon – Buhari

Glo Premier League week 31 results

Elections: APC urges Buhari to probe Rivers killings

Lagos to enforce guidelines for boat operators

Roma lose Totti, Keita, Dzeko to injuries

CAR declares curfew in Bangui over deadly clashes

Sultan-led group seeks probe of Hajj stampede

Cultism: Families seek release of arrested relatives

Lagos to enforce regulations for boat operations

Farmers laud Jigawa over sugar factories’ establishment

Psychiatric patient hangs self in Ondo

I’ll fulfill my electoral promises, develop Epe – Ambode

FIFA ethics committee probes Blatter, Platini

Corruption threatens Nigeria’s survival – CJ

Army seizes 2.3m litres of stolen diesel in Rivers

China’s crude oil importation from Nigeria steady – Envoy

Hoteliers beg Aregbesola to pay debts

Dickson visits maternal root, advocates culture preservation

PDP lacks internal democracy, says Senator Paulker

Boko Haram: Military can meet three-month target, says APC

Israel suspends officer over assault of AFP journalists

Pope wraps up historic US tour in Philadelphia

Several killed as violence flares in CAR

Versatile wardrobe

Four killed in S’Somalia blast

The Adelabus are happy again

Fashola’s new title

Arunma Oteh’s glow

Natural hair growth

She does not want office romance

Overcome financial crisis

Why I want to be Spain’s president – Mukoro

Set limits

Thousands mark anniversary of missing Mexico students

Professional players’ guide to correct attitude

AFN arrested drug baron but NDLEA didn’t take action — Ogba

Children need non-classroom learning — Adedeji

Falae’s kidnap and knell on national security

Diseases of the thyroid gland

Small firms may secure loans with vehicles, bikes

Roads, power to benefit from N4.9tn pension funds

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Come with SUNDAY PUNCH to this seminar

Dad never got angry when he was alive — Dan Maraya Jos’ son

Dealing with cataract

Saraki, rule of law and the ‘Nigerian factor’

Corruption war and plea bargain option

I have taken pap as breakfast for 60 years —Pa Osinaike

Criminal intent

IG, stop epidemic of killer-cops

Refugees, trauma and survival

Apple under fire for factory conditions

Unemployment forced me into business – Ogunruku

We’ll continue to monitor the banks — Emefiele

A look at biometric solutions

Family more important than career –Ronke Onadeko

I’m not considering marriage — Davido

I don’t know how much my wife earns — Evans Akere

Dad getting over kidnap shock — Falae’s daughter

Resign now, labour unions tell Saraki

Health care

‘Partner with Buhari’

Mama ate twice a day —HID’s cooks

Ahmed denies rift with Saraki

Father rapes daughter, impregnates neighbour

Three-man gang

Prayer disruption

Ife chieftaincy

Pope Francis stumbles while boarding plane

Most politicians guilty of false assets declaration — Okurounmu

Buhari hails Nigeria’s removal from polio countries

October 1: Presidency invites West African leaders

A’Ibom against drugs hawking

NSCDC arrests three with 66,000 litres of crude oil

Kano uncovers 1,830 ghost workers

83-yr-old slumps, dies as police storm Rivers community meeting

Jega’s brother, Taraba emir, others die in Mecca stampede

American varsity

Mimiko on OPC

Secession not in Igbo’s interest, Ohanaeze tells MASSOB

NLC insists on death penalty for looters

Tinubu, Osoba, Akande, others killed Afenifere — Awolowo’s man, Ajayi

Salary cut: RMAFC may miss deadline for Buhari, others

Saraki’s trial in order — NANS South-West leader

Bogus wigs and gowns: Nigerian courts battle fake lawyers

Five die in Lagos boat mishap

Traffic situation

Be selfless, Osinbajo tells politicians

No manipulation can change my victory— Sylva

Boko Haram attacks Kogi DSS office, frees 30 suspects

Political cabal behind Saraki’s trial — NANS president

MDGs honour

Senate Presidency: A seat dogged by controversy

Messi out for eight weeks after injury against L’Palmas

We’re overhauling the power sector, says Buhari

Stampede: Iran vows legal action against Saudi

UN raises $25bn to tackle maternal, infant mortality

Kenya frees seized Norwegian vessel after UN intervention

Messi knee injury overshadows Barca win

Stampede: Taraba confirms death of Hajj leader, two wives

Most politicians guilty of false assets declaration – Okunrounmu