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This Day News Archive for November 2009Rss

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Enugu Airport Closed for Repairs

House Probes NITEL, MTEL Privatisation

Govt Offers Tax Holiday to New Mining Firms

FG Revenue, Expenditure to Rise in 2011, 2012

PDP: No Pressure on VP to Resign

2010 Poll: PDP Flags-off Campaign Dec 3

Fan Milk Boss Seeks Improved Power Supply

Iwu Tasks Church Leaders on Voters’ Education

Ojougboh Wades into Political Impasse in Ika South

‘Restriction of ETF Funding to Varsities ‘ll Boost Rating’

Robbers Kill Student in Benin

‘Saraki’s Successor’ ll Emerge Q1 of 2010’

Group Wants NDDC Probed

PENGASSAN Petitions Minister over Proposed Sack

I’ll Link LGs with Motorable Roads, Chime Pledges

NIPOST Laments FG’s Duties’ Policy

Oni Threatens to Sack Medical Workers

‘Ojude Oba Festival, World Class’

Kwara to Construct N3bn Shopping Complex

Nigerian Eagle, Ethiopian Airlines in Codeshare Agreement

Revenue Board Boss Emphasises Good Governance

Our Success Depends on Public Cooperation, Says IGP

Red Cross Vows to Recover Proceeds of ‘Illegal’ Sale of Property

Future of PDP in S’East, Soludo Top Agenda

Eyiboh Commissions Constituency Projects

Housing: REDAN Seeks Sustainable Funding

Ogbulafor Welcomes 2,000 Returnees to PDP

Youths Threaten Protest over Attack on Ekaette

LAMATA Explains Problems with World Bank Projects

Lagos DPP Accused of Perverting Justice

IMO: Nigeria Wins Re-Election to Governing Council

Bayelsa: Gov, Deputy on War Path

Saturday, November 28, 2009

‘Why Graduates Are Not Self-reliant’

EU to Fund 130 Projects in Communities

D’Gov Advocates Welfare Package for Journalists

WHO: Why Nigeria Records High Polio Cases

Statistics on Taxable Entities Lacking, Says Adekanola

Jonathan Not Under Pressure

Terrorism Blamed for Russian Blast

ARISE Wins Magazine Award in London

Why Kutigi Stopped 2009 SAN Nominations

How Ukrainian Govt Plots to Implicate Nigerian Pastor

NAF Provides Free Medicare to Communities

Church Decries State of the Nation 

Foundation Awards Scholarship to 300 Students

S’West Govs, Royal Fathers Meet in Ado-Ekiti

Violence Mars PDP Primaries in Bayelsa

Why MFM Prayer Pattern’s Different, By Olukoya

Friday, November 27, 2009

Ghana Seizes Nigerian Oil Vessel

Tiger Woods Seriously Injured in Car Crash

Muslims Worldwide Celebrate Eid-El-Kabir

Funding, Operational Problems Cripple NDLEA

Yar’Adua’s Okay, Vice President Assures Nigerians

1 Dead, 27 Injured in Truck Crash

Robbers Kill Four-Year Old Boy in Edo

NRC Lauds Sambo over Improved Rail Services

66 -Year- Old Kidnapped Businessman Found Dead

Sultan Charges NAHCON on Pilgrims’ Sufferings

‘MDAs Urged to Emulate FRSC’

‘Probe U-17 Over-age Allegations’

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Furore over Arrest Warrant on Kalu

Ijebu North Kicks Against Imposition of Council Boss

Ayobo Community Petitions Fashola over Land Grabbers

N100m Released for Renovation of School’s Laboratories

Economic Devt: Govt Signs MoU with UNDP

Vision 2020’ll Fail without Stable Power, Says Sanusi

Police Pension Office Takes over 33,000 Retirees

GTBank Blames Service Disruption on System Upgrade

‘Killer’ Policeman Dismissed, to Face Trial

World Stocks Stumble as Dubai Unravels

...The Heart of the Matter

Yar’Adua is Responding to Treatment, Says Doctor

Tariffs, Fiscal Incentives: Saraki Heads Presidential Review C’ttee

N’Delta: IBB Commends Amnesty Programme

Ondo Commissioner Dies, Another Resigns

ANPP Crisis Deepens

2011: Fashola Denies Claim to Step Aside

Group Seeks Probe of Killings by Security Forces

Dont Commit Suicide, Senate Tells Presidential Aide

Leaders Seek End to Electoral Crisis at Ajasin Lecture

‘Nigerian Leaders Have Not Shown Genuine Commitment to Devt’

$24.1m Oil Vessel:House Report Indicts NNPC

Controversy Trails Lower Niger Dredging Project

African Commission Seeks Withdrawal of Anti-Media Bill

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

BREAKING NEWS: Yar'Adua in Good Health, Says Saudi Clinic

Yar' Adua in Good Health, Saudi Clinic Confirms...

PPA Faults Chime over Achievements

Chiefdom: Fulfil Your Promise, Community Tells Yuguda

New York Film Academy to Open Institute in Nigeria

Govt Commissions N15bn Factories

Aondoakaa: I Spoke with Yar’Adua on Phone

Budget 2010: Senators Canvass Implementation

Govt Projects N6.2tr Federally Collectible Revenue

Yar’Adua’s Wife Heads for Saudi Arabia

FG to Buy 5 Surveillance Helicopters for N’Delta

2011: Cleric Tasks INEC, FG on Peaceful Elections

Industrial Disputes: CIM Advocates Proactive Mgt Measures

Veteran Journalists Drag FHA Before Bankole

AC Prays for Yar’Adua’s Recovery

Okun Forum Holds 2nd Awoniyi Memorial Lecture

Re-run: PDP May Dump Omisore

You Can’t Control Us, Yar’Adua Group Tells PDP

‘Presidential Aspirants Must Undergo Medical Tests’

Robbers Kill Policeman, Burn Patrol Vehicle

Demonstration Stalls Activities at Delta Assembly

Drugs: 64-year-old Mother, 7 Others Arrested

Mimiko, Assembly Disagree Again

36 States to Get Internet Access

FG Approves Pay Rise for Medical Workers

Nigeria’s Production Boost to Raise Africa’s Output to 11mbpd

PDP Moves Against ‘Godfathers’

Adeniyi: We Can’t Legislate against Rumours

Ministers May Face Sanctions on 2010 Budget

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

A Fiscal Stimulus Budget

Air Force Saves N1bn on Contracts

PIB to Be Passed by Christmas

Yar’Adua Undergoes Tests at Jeddah Hospital

FG to Buy 4 More Presidential Aircraft

Fashola Urges FG to Partner States on Road Contracts

AC Expresses Concern over Yar’Adua’s Health

EFCC to Appeal Court Judgment on Kenny Martins

Nigerian Corpses: China Gives Dec 15 for Cremation

WHO: New HIV Infections Down By 17%

Securities Tribunal Adjudicates Cases Worth N100bn

Constitution Review: HOS, Others Draw Up Position Paper

Soludo: I Won’t Negotiate with Anambra Treasury

FG to Spend $12bn on Gas Utilisation Projects

Fiscal Federalism, Amnesty, Major Issues Facing FG –Ibori

Finally, El-Rufai to Return

Assert Your Authority on PDP, VP Tells Ogbulafor

Kudos, Knocks for Yar’Adua’s 3rd Budget

Monday, November 23, 2009

Oil Refinery for Eket

FG to Provide Internet Access to Tertiary Institutions

Re-run Holds Dec 5

NHIS Coordinator Bemoans State of Healthcare

FG to Inject N4.5bn into Rural Economy

‘Consider Private Varsities in ETF Funded Projects’

George, Ogunlewe, Others Bought FG Houses without Bidding

Anambra: Soludo, Obi’s Camps in War of Words

Mark: Senate Not Defending Iwu

Jonathan: Nigerians’ll Stop Using Generators Next Year

Yar’Adua Submits Budget, off to S’Arabia for Medicals

PIB: Oil Majors in Race to Seal Deals

‘Mega Party’ll Make Debut in January’

NLC: Labour Party’ll Produce More Governors in 2011

‘INEC Lied over Uyo Fed Constituency Seat’

‘PDP Has Thrown Nigeria into Political Mess’

House Endorses Sanctions Against Despots

Aregbesola Arraigned, Pleads Not Guilty

Eid-Kabir: Price of Rams, Foodstuffs Double in Kano

...Says 30 Federal Roads in Critical Condition

Etiebet, Others Rally Support for Obi

FG Signs N148bn Devt Pact with EU

Senate Considers Probe of NNPC Revenue, Expenditure

Ex-Malaysian PM Proffers Way Forward for Nigeria

7-Point Agenda, An End Itself , Says Mark

Swine Flu: WHO, Nigeria, 19 Others Seek Vaccine Plan

‘Yar’Adua’s 7-Point Agenda Designed for 8 Yrs’

Again, EFCC Gives Bank Debtors Deadline

Unpaid Salaries: Another ASUU Crisis Looms

Militants’ Rehabilitation Urgent, Ateke Tells FG

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Dabiri-Erewa: Bill Not Aimed at Gagging Media

Afren, Oriental Energy Complete Ebok-5 Well

Real-time GPS Station Goes Live

2011: PDP Crisis Deepens

Drop-out Arrested over Internet Scam

Mark, AC Trade Words over PDP

Onovo: Journalism, Pillar for National Devt

Jail Evasion: Senate to Review NDLEA Report

Okiro’s Wife Sues NDIC, Ogunleye for Libel

World Bank Projects Collapse in Lagos

Again, IBB Opposes Federal Character

Labour: We Will Frustrate Deregulation Policy

Yar’Adua to Lay Budget Before Senate, House

Gov’s Wife Launches Pet Project

Budget: Respect Party Supremacy, House Tells Senate

Babangida Lauds Oshiomhole’s First Year

Accountability: NEITI Consultant Exposes NNPC, DPR

PDP Elders C’ttee Wades into Budget Presentation Row

Odunewu Scores Yar’Adua Low

IFRS: Nigeria’s Convergence Report Out December

Nigeria to Close 10 Embassies

Ibori for UniBen Founder’s Day Lecture

Yar`Adua Orders Police Cover for Corps Members

Akunyili Takes Re-Branding to S’East

Waziri: Why EFCC Wants Special Courts

6000mw: Rivers Assembly to Hold Roundtable

Don’t Rape 2011 Polls, Eminent Nigerians Tell Yar’Adua

MEND Leaders Ask FG to Stop Dealing with Okah

Nigeria at 50: Anabel Named Lead Concert Organiser

PDP Disowns ‘Yar’Adua for New Nigeria’ Campaign

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Ogbeh: How Ngige Escaped Assassination

Ribadu: My Arrest Can’t Benefit Conduct Tribunal

No Decision Yet on Yar’Adua’s Second Term, Says PDP

Mark Accuses PDP Leadership of Complicity

SSS Quizzes LOC Boss, Mainasara, Others

The Distinguished Clash of Honourable Egos

Hajj: ‘Pilgrims to Return Dec 1’

Obasanjo Tasks NIPSS on Role

Experts Perfect EIA Report on Airport

Group Cautions FG on Amirul Hajj Selection

CNPP Seeks Royalties

Group Petitions Yar’Adua over PDP

FHA Plans to Deliver 100,000

Micro Finance Bank Holds AGM

FG Advised on Housing Development Policy

Chime Flayed over Demolitions

Govt Builds N2.2bn Diagnostic Centre

How to Curb Road Accidents, by Chime

Nigeria Free from Guinea Worm Scourge, Says Gowon

Assembly Probes LGAs over Bloated Staff

Egwu’s Wife Tasks Nigerians on Christianity

Yar’Adua Urges Action on Maternal Mortality

‘Don’t Involve Shinkafi in Local Politics’

Friday, November 20, 2009

Beechcraft: AIB Releases Bodies of Victims to Families

Petroleum Ministry Renews ExxonMobil Oil Licences

Tribunal Orders Arrest of Ribadu

Swiss Authorities Convict Abacha’s Son, Seize $350m Assets

Budget 2010: Senate Faults PDP on Presentation

Lame Denies Allegations of Financial Impropriety

Robbers Kill 3 Policemen in Bank Robbery

Bombs Detonation: Consultant Threatens to Pull Out

Ministry Summons Principals over Mass Failure in SSCE

Rawlings Treatment: Galadima Clarifies Position

Jonathan for Anyiam-Osigwe Lecture

EU, Nigeria Sign $1bn Deal on N/Delta Peace

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Bankole Justifies Foreign Trips

Indicted Contractors Return N70m

FIRS Recovers Unremitted Taxes from MDAs

FG Distributes N4.287bn Books to Schools

Bakassi: House Seeks UN, AU’s Intervention

Amaechi Orders Restriction of Ex-militants

Nigeria’s Political Power Imbalance

Co-Convicts Stall Bode George’s Bail Application

Big Egos Toying with Nigeria ’s Future

Yar’Adua in Frantic Move to End Senate-House Feud

Govt: No N3.3bn Deal with American

Gowon to Launch Book on Nigerian Family

EFCC Records 74 Convictions in 2008, Recovers N15bn

Aliero Insists on Increasing Land Charges

US: Anambra Polls Vital for Future Elections

Hearing in Oceanic, CBN Suit Begins Today

Kudirat: Court Rejects Proceedings in Adesanya’s Case

Kidnapping: Ogbeh Decries FG’s Indifference

‘FG’ ll Make FHA Deliver on Its Mandate’

Anambra: Jonathan Heads Soludo’s Campaign C’ttee

Oil Reform: NNPC Seeks CBN’s Support

‘Don’t Depend on Federal Allocations’

Akinrinade: Nigeria’s Foundation Defective

Lawmakers Condemn N’Assembly Rift, Budget Postponement

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Why Corruption Persists, By AC

Ecowas Court Dismisses Case Against Commission

Edo Judge: No Foul Play, Say Police

British Envoy Tasks Religious Leaders on Climate Change

BPE Privatises 132 Firms, Rakes in N1tr

MEND to Harmonise Discussions with FG

HiTV Wins English League Rights Again

Governors Agree on New Tax Laws

FG: Kaduna, Warri Refineries Back Soon

Senate, House Rivalry Threatens 2010 Budget

FG to Intervene in Fulani, Cattle Rearers’ Clashes

PHCN Promises Sustainable Power Supply

House Jacks Up Supplementary Budget by N750m

Fawehinmi Wants FG to Stop Deregulation Plans

‘Banking Sector Responsible for Nigeria’s Slide in TI Rating’

Police Arrest Suspected Killer of Don, Daughter

Waziri: Judiciary, Key to Anti-graft War

N’Delta: ‘Illegal Oil Bunkering Won’t End’

Group to Sponsor Bill to Protect Less-privileged

Communities, Students Plot Retaliatory Attacks on Ex-Militants

Britain Backs CBN Reforms

Constitution Amendment: ‘Uwais Report, Others’ Input Needed’

N’Delta: PPA Seeks Economic Stimulus

Senate Bill Seeks Financial Autonomy for Rights Commission

‘Jock Lawsuit Against Yar’Adua to Rubbish Army’

Anti-Media Bill: SERAP Drags FG to African Commission

Confusion as House Ratifies $500m World Bank Loan

Aggrieved Aspirants in Fresh Move to Stop Soludo

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Sarumi Denies Membership of Yar’Adua’s Second Term Group

Teaching Hospital Workers’ Strike Vindicates Us, Says AC

Court Dismisses Fayose’s Application

One Feared Killed, 27 Arrested as Normalcy Returns to Varsity

Anambra Teachers Get Pay Rise

Corruption Perception: Nigeria’s Rating Worsens

NIPSS Participants Call for Passage of FoI Bill

Beware of Flattery, Lagos Speaker Tells Fashola

Yar’Adua Nominates Katsina-Alu as CJN

Edo Chief Judge Found Dead in Hotel Room

2011: Govs Are Noisemakers, Says PDP

Lagos Assembly Members in ‘Show of Shame’

Judiciary, Saviour of Democracy, Says Wamakko

‘Why Nigeria Can’t Attain FAA Category 1 This Year’

Corruption: Ayoola Seeks 15-year Jail Term for Culprits

Fire Guts Ejigbo Depot, Fuel Supply Improves

... Says UI Yet to Justify Status

Roads: Yar’Adua Expresses Concern

A’Ibom Assembly Sacks Council Chair, Councillors

PLASIEC Summoned over Council Chairmanship Crisis

Osotimehin Tasks Hospitals on Research

PEF Moves against Product Diversion

Stakeholders Seek Repeal of ETF Bill

Armed Robbers Attack THISDAY Editor, 3 Others

Investors’ Council Wants Judicious Use of N’Delta Funds

MTEF: House Pegs 2010 Exchange Rate at N150

Aondoakaa Opposes State of the Nation Address Bill

Ibori: FG Releases Names of 14 Witnesses

MEND, JTF Trade Blame over Raid

LOC Probe: EFCC Awaits Presidency

NPAN Wants Action against Anti-Media Bill

House Queries NNPC, Multinationals over $1.5bn Gas Budget

36 States Receive N375bn Excess Proceeds in 11 Months

Rigging’ll Lead to Demise of this Republic, Says Mimiko

Microfinance Banks Sign MoU

FG Upgrades Police Academy to Varsity

‘Ember’ Months: FRSC Takes Campaign to Mosques, Churches

Igbo Monarchs Laud Shekarau

Shekarau Preaches Love at Christian Gathering

Anambra: Court Okays Soludo’s Candidature

2011: Yar’Adua Campaign Picks State Coordinators

FG, Media Chiefs Divided over New Bill

Taxation is the Way Forward, Say Governors

Nigerians Flee Bakassi as Cameroon Attacks

Amnesty Int’l Lauds Gaidam over LG Polls

Omoigui-Okauru Tasks

Army Confab to Discuss 7-Point Agenda, Security

DG Tasks N’Assembly on Energy Law

Chime Tasks Makama, Others on Credible

S’East PDP Promises to Ensure Soludo’s Victory

‘Cattle Route Mapping to Gulp N408m’

‘Maryam Babangida Not Dead’

Ogun to Spend N7bn on Power Plants

Atlas Cove : Lagos Compensates Widow of Slain Commander

Fake Dollars: Lagos Pilgrim Arrested in S’Arabia

Senate to Probe N665m Ecological Fund in Anambra

Amnesty: PPA Chair Canvasses Adequate Funding

Jang: Corrupt Officials Deserve No Pity

Yar’Adua Meets Compaore over Guinea Conakry

Zain Records 24% Revenue Increase in 9 Months

US-based Medical Practitioner Kidnapped in Edo

Students’ Protest Grounds Business Activities in Enugu

Fuel Queues Resurface in Lagos, Parts of North

Bode George: EFCC Wants Justice Rhodes-Vivour Removed from Panel

Ex-militants Break Camp in Protest over Allowances

House Opposes Supplementary Budget

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Corporation Refutes Report on Debt Profile

OPC Preaches Peace

FCTA to Introduce Road, Property Taxes in Abuja

S&P Assigns ‘B’Credit Rating to Rivers State

FG Asks Banks to Resume Lending

Group to Launch Bid for Yar’Adua’s Re-election

MEND Hails Presidential Meeting with ‘Aaron Team’

Concern, Anger over New anti-Media Bill

No Rift Between Us, Oyinlola, Monarch Declare

Govt Launches New Logo, Ex-Govs Commend Mimiko

Ekiti Gives N175m Housing, Car Loans

Ministry Mobilises Women for 2011 Polls

Climate Change: Yar’Adua Backs Nigeria’s Negotiating Team

3 Killed in UniBen Cult War

‘Mimiko Has No Transaction with Akingbola’

CJN Blames Judiciary Workers’ Strike on Govs

Airline Concludes Hajj Airlift

Powell, Fashola to Train Govs’ Chiefs of Staff

Anxiety Over Conduct Bureau’s Appointments

Killing of Middle-aged Triggers Crisis

Deregulation: Shekarau Seeks Special Agency

Kaduna Medical Workers Embark on Strike

FRSC: Road Accidents Threaten Vision 2020

Nigeria Recovers $55,000 Stolen Artefacts

Nigeria Records Highest Number of Christian Pilgrims

PDP Wins Oyo Re-runs, As AC Protests

Kolade: Leaders‘ve Failed Nigerians

House Links Bad Roads To Budget Delay

Amaechi Wants NNPC, Oil Firms Relocated to N’Delta

Gaslink Reconnects Customers as Minister Wades in

NNPC, Rivers Move to Resuscitate Obigbo Gas Plant

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Presbyterian Church Holds Conference

Imoke Raises Alarm over Nigeria, Cameroon Waterway

Ajimobi, 4 Others Defect to AC

Emir Seeks FG’s Intervention on Game Reserve

N271m Projected from Solid Minerals

Assembly Denies Rift with Ohakim over Bills

Youths Demonstrate, Accuse Jang of Flouting Court Order

Govs, Experts to Parley over Non-Oil Revenue

2011: We’re Not Afraid of Criticism, Says Ogbulafor

Graft: U.S. Congressman, Jefferson, Jailed 13 Yrs

MEND: Yar’Adua Meets Soyinka, Akhigbe, Others

Celebration, as Nigeria Picks World Cup Ticket

Friday, November 13, 2009

Jonathan Worries over Business Relationship with S/Africa

Uba: A Battle Fought and Lost

TIMELINE ON ANAMBRA GOVERNORSHIP LOGJAM

‘...I Accept Judgement’

CBN Appoints Advisers for Ten Banks

You’re Not Governor-in-Waiting, Appeal Court Tells Uba

House to Probe Mission Buildings’ Sale in Washington

Senate to Audit 2009 Budget Implementation

Babalola: We’re Looking for Gas to Meet 6,000MW Target

Oshiomhole: Anenih Instigated Resignation of 3 Commissioners

SSS Smashes Kidnap Syndicate in Edo

Expert Stresses Importance of DNA

Abuja to Introduce Road, Property Tax

Thursday, November 12, 2009

NHIS: Workers Seek Integration

FG to Support Tourism for Economic Devt

Reforms: ASCON, CMD, Others for Upgrade

NOUN: 55m Nigerians Have No Access to Education

Imo Guber: Appeal Court Reserves Judgment

Bauchi Slams 10-Yr Ban on Mu’azu

NDIC: Banks Lost N17.5bn to Fraud in 2008

Construction in Nigeria ‘to become World’s Fastest Growing’

Yar’Adua Sad over Anambra PDP, Says VP

FG: Oil Companies Must Build Refineries

PDP Supporters Tear Delegates’ List

Alabi, Ex-Guinness Chairman, Dies

Police Burst Car Snatching Syndicate

Makama: Don’t Emphasise on Census Figure

Support Electoral Reforms, Soyinka Pleads with Nigerians

W’Bank Empowerment Scheme to Gulp $150m By 2012

Minister Shuns Protesting Teachers

Obaship Crisis: Govt Beefs up Security

CBN Gives Banks Deadline on International Standard

W’Bank: Africa Needs $93 bn for Infrastructure

Uba: Uncertainty as A’Court Delivers Judgment

‘Threat to Jail Iwu Laughable’

Concerns as 3 Helicopters, 3 Aircraft Suffer Mishaps

N2.4bn Scam: EFCC Arrests NECO Boss, 2 Others

House: Vision 2020 Documents Ready

Russian Govt Backs Amnesty Programme

Justice Mustapha: MKO’s Trial Troubled My Soul

House Seeks Resumption of Oil Exploration in North, S’East

Willbros Official Admits Bribing Nigerian Politicians

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Tejuosho Market: Displaced Traders’ll be Given Priority

Fidelity Bank Signs on Creditquest Risk Software

Railway Begins Pension Arrears Payment

Maths/English Failure: 5,000 Students to Repeat Class

House to Amend FMBN, FHA Acts

Contempt: Court Urged to Commit Onovo to Prison

Petition Time Limit: Senators, Uwais Disagree

Shell Reopens 115,000bpd Oilfield in Bayelsa

Tolaram Group, Makers of Indomie, Signs Pact with Kanu

NNPC: Deregulation Not Fuel Price Hike

Don’t Trivialise Service Year, Corps Members Warned

Constitution Review: Nigerians Worry over Delay

Pa Soludo: Police Arrest Suspected Kidnappers

Saraki Wife Commends Turai

PPA Seeks Electoral Revolution

Corruption: Adeyemi Seeks Death Penalty for Convicts

Upgrade: Akanu Ibiam Airport to Be Shut Soon

Oni Tasks Yoruba Leaders on Ajasin’s Virtues

House Wants Swine Flu Pandemic Tackled

Bakare Warns Leaders Against Nigeria’s Break-up

‘Nigeria Has 80, 000 Qualified Lawyers’

Ex-Minister: Court Dismisses EFCC’s Motion

Jonathan Recounts NYSC Experience

NNPC Restates Commitment to Community Devt

Anambra: Soludo Promises New Dawn for PDP

Erosion: S’East Govs Seek Emergency Declaration

Ehingbeti 2010: Lagos Targets World Investments

House Seeks Synergy for Security Agencies

EU Tasks Industrialised Nations on Climate Change

Deji: Why Govt Opposes Kingmakers’ Action, By Mimiko

Yar’Adua Summons Ogbulafor Again

US Museum Celebrates Nigeria’s Golden Jubilee

How to End Crude Oil Theft, By Bankole

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Enforce Public Procurement Act, EFCC Urged

Youth Empowerment : ‘FG Should Provide Enabling Environment’

Navy Raises Alarm over Activities of Fakes

UNFPA: NGO Expresses Concern

NDM: Group Threatens to Sue Atiku, Buhari, Bafarawa

NNDC Boss Seeks Speedy Completion of Projects

How Obasanjo Deceived Me, By Taylor

MDGs: ‘Nigeria, a Sleeping Giant’

I Won't Shield Erring Officials, Says Yar’Adua

PDP: No Going Back on Soludo

Obasanjo Regime ‘Squandered N200bn Ecological Funds’

Deregulation: FG, NLC Meeting Deadlocked

WTM: Climate Change Causing More Deaths

Kebbi: 5 PDP Aspirants Eye Senatorial Seat

Yar’Adua: Vision 2020‘ll Fail Without Private Sector’s Input

‘Nigeria, Safe for Foreign Investors’

‘WAPCo Yet to Receive Gas from Nigeria’

Gunmen Abduct Osotimehin’s Aide

House Orders Probe into N88m Award Scam

NNMA to Partner THISDAY on National Devt

Soberekon vs Amaechi: Appeal Court Adjourns Till 2010

Ribadu Vows to Return to Continue Corruption Fight

2011: Police Chiefs Meet to Strategise

Post-Amnesty : S’South Youths Slam FG over Projects

Police: Kidnapped Perm Sec'll Soon be Released

Anambra PDP Ex- Chairmen Blame Ogbulafor for Crisis

You Must Face Trial, Court Tells Ugbane

FG: No Travel Restriction over Swine Flu

Constitution Review: Yar’Adua Pledges Support for N’Assembly

Monday, November 09, 2009

UNICEF to Raise N22m for Egyptian Street Children

US Group Donates N.6m Educational Materials to Govt

2010 Guber Poll’ll Be Peaceful, Says Nwosu

Uba: Opponents Out to Destroy Me

Perm. Sec, Osuofia Kidnapped

$2.5m Scam: Varsity Graduate Bags 12 year Jail Term

Anambra: Inauguration of PDP Caretaker C’ttee Stalled

Ajumogobia: Nigeria Considers Refining Crude in Senegal

CBN Seeks N250bn Capital for Asset Mgt Firm

MAN: 30 Companies Shut over Gas Crisis

Court Says No Bail for Bode George, Others

Enugu, Zinox Disagree over Internet Contract

Deji of Akure’s Removal Final, Kingmakers Insist

Adeboye Wades into Daniel, Tinubu Feud

British Society of Commerce Honours Fashola, Oyinlola, Falana

Climate Change: Asiodu, Fashola Call for Action

Court Orders Okogie to Appear in Court

Nigeria Takes Step Towards Use of Nuclear Power

‘Meltdown Takes Toll on Tourism Industry’

Suit Against Aregbesola Moves to High Court

Obi Launches N2.5bn Microfinance Scheme

Mystery Death Claims 4 in Katsina

SEC Appeals Tribunal’s Ruling on AP

Kufuor: Immunity Clause’s Militarist

INEC Chief: Free, Fair Polls, Mirage in 2011

Minister Insists on Security, Safety at Airports

Vaswani Brothers: FG Appeals Verdict

Violent Change: PDP, CNPP in War of Words

Deregulation: FG Meets NLC Today

FG Reads Riot Act to New Perm Secs

Sunday, November 08, 2009

Bakassi: NEMA Assures Returnees of Assistance

Celebrity Takes 2 Begins Season 2

Housing Project Suffers Setback over Dispute

Uduaghan Inaugurates Fertility Centre in Asaba

PDP Can’t Stop Corruption in Nigeria, Says Cleric

AC Opposes FG’s Plan to Send Teachers to S’Africa

Udenwa : Nigeria, Iran Trade Barrier'll Soon Be Broken

Libyan Returnees Seek Yar’Adua’s Intervention

FG Spends N207bn on MDGs

Akunyili to Propose NCC, NBC Merger

Governors Back Deregulation

Glo Awarded Cote d’Ivoire Licence

PDP Condemns Call for Violent Change

NGO Feeds Destitutes With N450,000 Monthly

SSS Smashes Cyber Syndicate

Oyo AG Decries Prison Congestion

‘2m Auto Mechanics May Lose Job’

National Gallery Set to Make Art Viable

NGC Seeks Peace with Host Communities

‘Teenage Pregnancy Reduces By 60%’

Uba: Avert Judicial Anarchy, Appeal Court Urged

Okogie Seeks Support for Girl-child Education

Dokubo-Asari Alleges Assassination Plot

SON: MANCAP Awardee Tasks FG on Infrastructure

‘Bankole, Deputy Didn’t Buy 18 Bulletproof Vehicles’

Electoral Reform: Tinubu, Others Confer with Buhari

Council Boss Raises Alarm over Ex-Militants

Traditional Council Dethrones Deji of Akure

Air Safety: FG Gives NAMA N7bn

Police Kill Septuagenarian

Road Accident Prevention Initiative to Gulp N25bn

Post Amnesty: ‘Employment of Youths’ll Usher Peace’

Assassination Plot: Ekiti Petitions IG, SSS, NSA

EFCC Begins Akingbola’s Extradition This Week

Power Generation Still Below 3,000mw

Saturday, November 07, 2009

Law School Warns against Illegal Faculties

Buhari, Atiku, Others No Threat, Says PDP

CBN: Bailout Won't Push Deficit Over 3%

Babalola: Nigeria Now Generates 5,000MW

W’Bank: Nigerians Remit $10bn Home

As Committee Meets Nov 25 To Name New Awardees… Controversy Trails SAN Selection Process

British Embassy Constructs Weather Station

Uduaghan’s Policies Excite Yar’Adua’s Aide

Court Dismisses Tobacco Firms’ Applications

Politician Seeks Iwu’s Probe over 2007 Poll

860 Students Bag Scholarship Awards

2011: ‘Judiciary Has Made Rigging Difficult’

Akpabio Wants More Roles for Women

Resort Savings’ Turnover Hits N485m

Corruption: FERMA Seeks Improved Image

Police Arrest Fake Cop over Rape

Govt to Recruit 1,200 Additional Teachers

Gov’s Wife Laments Rise

Oshiomhole Assures on 2010 Budget

ETF Okays N7bn for 57 Varsities

Police Seek Aid from Private

Ex-minister’s Family Petitions Yar’Adua

Chevron Re-joins Brass LNG Board

Oshiomhole: Godfatherism Has No Place in Democracy

Adamawa to Build N4bn Hospital

Media’s Key to Africa’s Devt, Says Saraki

Friday, November 06, 2009

Deregulation: FG Outlines Plans to Mitigate Policy

Money Laundering: Court Defers Ruling on Ibori

African Media Urged to Embrace Digital Revolution

Crisis Looms as Gas Supply to Manufacturers is Halted

Democracy’s on Course, Says Sultan

Onaiyekan: How to Avert Religions Conflict

House Shelves Electronic Voting

‘Develop Institutions for Good Governance’

Court Rules on Soludo’s Candidature Nov. 16

Fake Products: Ambassador Seeks FG’s Collaboration

‘ Nullification of Elections Unconstitutional’

Nigerian Governors’ Forum Holds IGR Roundtable

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Firm Gets Approval for Ebok Field Devt Plan

Aviation Minister: Nigeria’s Airspace Now Safe

Vaswani Brothers: EFCC’ll Appeal Verdict, Says Waziri

House in Rowdy Session over State of the Nation

Media Owners Seek Integration of Old, New Media

How Pa Soludo Reunited with Family

Yar’Adua: No Going Back on Deregulation

Hamzat Advises Politicians

Ibori: ‘Asaba Judge Didn’t Write London Court’

Osun: We’ll Abide by S’Court Judgment

Anambra: Group Condemns Ojukwu’s Critics

Govt to Sanction CEOs for Wasteful Spending

PAP Adopts Motion on Release of Western Sahara Prisoners

Sanusi: CBN’ll Restore Confidence in Banking Sector

House Tackles BPE over Kaduna Fertiliser Plant

PPA Tussle: Court Adjourns Hearing to Nov. 26

Pa Soludo: Police Arrest Suspects

LASG Sued over Expansion of Badagry Road

SEC Blames Poor Governance for Quoted Firms Failure

Kerosene Scarcity: DPR Queries 6 Marketers

Budget: ‘Mark’s Comments Not Indicting Yar’Adua’

Babalola Plans 6,500mw for Dec.

How Pa Soludo Reunited with His Family

N’Delta: N’Assembly to Okay 10% Oil Equity

Uba: A’Court Shifts Judgment to Nov. 13

Elumelu, Others Want Charges Quashed

MEND: We Won’t Resume Attack Soon

Swine Flu: NEMA Mobilises Stakeholders

‘Capital Market Operators Betrayed Nigerians’

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Osun Moves to Revive Moribund Industries

Army Officer Sues Yar’Adua

Group Berates Uba over Anambra Impasse

‘Alaafin Remains Obas’ Chairman’

Oni Approves N1.024bn for October Salaries

Vaswanis’ Deportation Illegal, Says Court

Nigeria Records First Case of Swine Flu

100 Publishers from 48 African Countries Arrive for Media Leaders Summit in Lagos

Post-Amnesty: Yar‘Adua Proposes N352.3bn Budget

CBN Returns ETB to Mike Adenuga

Assembly Orders Arrest of 2 Council Bosses

FCTA Debunks Suspension of New Land Charges

Enugu Warns Contractors against Shoddy Jobs

A’Ibom Stops Lawyers’ Protest

...Awards N1.2bn Dam Contracts

Katsina: Late Politician’s Family Seeks Investigation

Ghost Workers: Kebbi Adopts e-Payment

Odey Urges Oil Firms to Obey Environmental Laws

Uba Petitions IG, Alleges Threat to Life

Minister Wants Judiciary Workers to End Strike

FG Hopeful of Improved Budget Performance

Abia: ‘Conduct Bureau Has Nothing against NDDC Nominee’

Anambra: Nigeria Won’t Be Dragged into Civil War, Says Mark

Group Wants Bode George’s National Award Withdrawn

el-Rufai: Trial Must Continue, Says Court

Ogbulafor Tasks PDP Govs on Good Governance

Trustfund Denies Embezzling N54bn Pension Asset

Railway Rehabilitation to Gulp N24bn

Deregulation: Court Hears Case Nov 26

Illegal Bunkering: JTF Arrests 50 Suspects

Uba: Anxiety As A’Court Delivers Judgment Today

Stock Brokers Owe Banks N180bn

Ohakim: Media Should Set New Agenda for Nigeria

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Lawmaker Seeks Better Funding of Science, Tech

Stakeholders Meet to Fine-tune NDP’s Repositioning

Niger Republic: Shinkafi Wants FG to Show More Interest

Buhari Replies Presidency, Insists Nigeria is at Crossroads

Anambra: 23 Aspirants Vow to Stop Soludo

FG: Current Fuel Scarcity Justifies Deregulation

Rivers: S’Court Dismisses Omehia’s Case

CBN Wants Banks to Report Politicians’ Deals

Lawmakers Decry Price of Shops at Tejuosho

Expert Wants FG to Encourage Teachers, Education Investors

Anambra PDP Elders Caution Ojukwu on Threat of War

Nasarawa Partners Carter Foundation on Polio

FG Approves Construction of Anambra Airport

AC Protests Judiciary Strike in Ekiti

Gas Master Plan: NNPC Partners Delta

Yar’Adua: Crisis in Niger Republic ‘ll Affect Nigeria

Tinubu: Electoral Reform Must Precede 2011 Election

Why We Defected to AC, By Ex-PDP Members

Gunmen Kidnap Senator’s Wife in Benin

‘Fuel Already Deregulated in East, North’

Bankole: Civil Servants Frustrate Budget Implementation

No Reduction on Retirement Age, Says HOS

Parties Fault INEC Re-run Date

‘Internet, Good for Newspaper Business’

Senate Investigates Distortion in Yobe Dams

Averted Collision: NCAA Orders for Control Tower Tapes

FG Charges Manufacturers on Full Local Production

FG Earmarks N63.9bn for Pension Arrears

Ex-Militants: We Are Tired of Meetings

EFCC: Atuche, Ojo Granted N450bn Loan Without Collateral

Murder: Ex-Minister Arraigned for False Information

Monday, November 02, 2009

Artists Honour Late Sultan Maccido

Monarch Decries Decay in Education

Foundation Donates Aids to the Physically Challenged

Ekweremadu Cautions Youths Against Cultism

Govt Begins Implementation of Master Plan

FG, State Sign MoU on Dry Port Devt

‘NSA Lacks Power to Conduct Criminal Investigation’

DPR Reads Riot Act to Filling Stations

Rivers Guber: Amaechi Slams Omehia

CNN Rates THISDAY Music Festival among World’s Best

FG, Sylva Refute Okah’s Claims on

Pa Soludo: Police Quiz Uba, 23 Guber Aspirants

Agbakoba: FG’s Avoiding Federalism’s Tough Questions

Reforms: HOS Clarifies 8-Year Tenure for Directors

Strike: Union Exempts Abuja Courts to Allow Negotiation

Pensioners Protest Non-Payment of 6 Months Arrears

2011: INEC Redeploys Staff

‘FoI Bill May Not Be Passed Soon’

‘Oyinlola'll Handover

Environmental Protection: NESREA to Engage Civil Society

ANPP Tackles Yuguda over Botched Polls

Manifesto: Mega Party Consults Zones for Input

Amaechi Restates Commitment to Build New Rivers

Stakeholders Move to Resolve Bridging Claims

Bode George: Media Houses Opt to Amend Statements

Supreme Court Hears Omehia’s Application Today

2 Commissioners Resign in Edo

WHO: $39bn Needed to Fight Pneumonia

Bankole Expresses Concern over House

2010: Fashola Presents N429bn Budget Proposal Today

FG Seeks Decentralisation of ADB Authority

N5.2bn REA Scam: ‘We Have Enough Evidence Against Ugbane, Elumelu’

Bank Debts: EFCC Recovers N171bn

Boat Mishap: 40 Corpses Recovered, 15 Missing

Obaigbena: With Internet, NBC Has Lost Relevance

Sunday, November 01, 2009

AGF Moves to Avert Trade Dispute

S’East PDP Cautions Soludo, Uba over Media War

2011: PDP Plans to Wrest Power from PPA

Forbes to Uncover Jackson’s Money

NUJ Annuls State Council Election

Fadama III: World Bank to Spend $7.8m

Post UME: eTest is Best Method, Says FUTA

50 Feared Dead in Kwara Boat Mishap

Imo Guber: Agbaso, Ohakim File Papers

Why I'm against Soludo, by Chris Uba

Globacom, Manchester United in 5-year Sponsorship Deal

Deregulation Face-off: N'Assembly Intervenes

AC: Anambra, Bad Omen for 2011

Bode George: AC Lauds Judgment

Kebbi Central: Aspirant Asks PDP to Field Old Members

400 PDP Members Join LP in Ondo

Kogi: Ogugu People Decry Injustice

‘Knighthood, Not for Highest Bidder’

Judiciary Workers Resume Strike Today

George: ‘Ribadu Lied to Nigerians’

Lagos CJ Sets 100 Cases for ADR

Lagos Okays Maritime Anti-Terrorist Guards

No New Project in 2010, Says Daniel

N15bn Auto Fund: Minister Refutes Media Report

Electoral Reform: Orji Backs Uwais C’ttee

AC, PDP Win Kogi Reruns

Peace-keeping: Canadian Govt Seeks Enhanced Cooperation

‘Why Govts Should Take Health Care Delivery Seriously’

Crisis Hits Labour Party

Constitution Review: Senate Postpones Public Hearing

FG Secures $17.32m for Kaduna Schools

How to Sustain Gains of Amnesty, By Uduaghan

6,000mw: Lagos Unveils Locally-made Transformers

Airspace: Controllers Raise Alarm over Poor Navigation

House to Challenge Murder of Nigerian