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This Day News Archive for January 2010Rss

Friday, January 29, 2010

Joint Statement on Nigeria By the US and EU

Delta Oil Communities Beg Uduaghan over N43bn

New Unilag VC Resumes

Court Voids Anosike’s DTN Majority Stake

FG May Deploy Troops in Bakassi

Ex-Wilbros Executives Jailed over $6m Bribery

...As Court Fixes NERC Officials’ Trial for Feb. 23

EFCC Uncovers Ibru’s N800bn Assets

Lawmakers Want Plateau Indigenes to Leave Bauchi

IOCs Sell Oil Fields to Nigerian-led Consortium

...PDP, Mark, Bankole, Aondoakaa in Crucial Meeting

Vacation Letter Not Mandatory – Court

Thursday, January 28, 2010

AbdulMutallab: Malaysia Nabs Two Nigerian Accomplices

Youths Protest Delay in Federal Housing Estate

FG Boosts Fight Against Malaria

Fayemi’s Aides, Journalist Petition Police over Alleged Threat to Lives

Number of Orphans, Vulnerable Children Hits 17.5m

Why Debate on Yar’Adua’s Absence Dragged, By Mamora

Helicopter Crash: Navy Unveils Victims’ Identities

Aviation: Presidency Gives Ultimatum to Safety C’ttee

South-South Clamours for INEC Chairmanship

Senate Plans to Review Double Taxation Policy

2nd Niger Bridge: House Demands Revocation of PPP Structure

‘Nigerian System May Collapse’

Mass Sack: Labour Threatens to Sue Banks

Assembly Sets Up C’ttee to Investigate Fashola

Senate to Probe NAFDAC’s Denial of Access to Kano Airport

House Probes States on LG Administration

PDP Faults Senate Resolution on Yar’Adua

Waiting for Yar’Adua

CBN Withdraws Resident Examiners from Banks

Yar’Adua: National and Global Pressure Mounts

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Uba Unveils Transport Agenda

Yar’Adua: Ojikutu Seeks Way Out

Population Control: Experts Caution against Adoption of Western Methods

Alao-Akala Approves N4.050bn for 4 Hospitals

INEC Accredits 33 Observers for Anambra Polls

Obi Frowns on Campaign of Calumny

Mega Party: Buhari, Atiku Accused of Double Standard

Ekwunife: Don’t Sell Your Voter’s Card

Book on 50 Years of Foreign Policy Soon

Sultan: Why Crisis Persists in Jos

Halt Eviction of Female Cops, House Tells IG

‘North is Gradually Becoming Nigeria’s Problem’

AGF Opposes Ribadu’s Suit against Conduct Tribunal

Yar’Adua: Sultan Assures on Stable Polity

FG Earmarks N9bn to Combat Swine Flu

Dina: Atiku, Aregbesola, Soyinka, Oyinlola React

N5.2bn: EFCC Files Fresh Charges against Elumelu, Ugbane

Senate C’ttee May Legislate on Gas Price

Imo: Court Fixes Date for Agbaso’s Motion to Amend Pleadings

Bayo Ohu: Police Arrest 3 Suspects

Uzoma Okere: Court Orders Navy, Admiral to Pay N100m Damages

SEC Considers Tenures for Quoted Firms’ Directors

Senate Urges President to Submit Vacation Letter

Ministers: Yar’Adua Not Incapable... Only He Can Determine His Fitness

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Housing: NHF Generates N52bn, Says FMBN

Na’ Abba Slams Obasanjo over Yar’Adua

2011: Sharia Council Rules Out Woman Gov

Govt to Spend N25bn on Agric Devt

Delta Assembly Wades into Shell, Community Feud

Court Reaffirms N17.9m Judgment against PHCN

Copenhagen: ‘Why Nigeria Can’t Sign Accord Now’

NNPC, Daewoo Sign $100m Oil Lifting Contract

States Risk Losing N30bn UBE Funds

Ohanaeze, Group Endorse Ngige

Yar’Adua: Buhari, Falae, Braithwaite Carpet FEC

Poll Ranks Soludo Best Candidate

Ojukwu Warns Godfathers to Steer Clear

Debate: Soludo, Ukachukwu, Obi, Ngige Thrill Audience

Ibru: EFCC Seals off More Properties in Lagos, Abuja

Jos Crisis: Jonathan Visits Affected Areas

SEC Declares War on Shares Manipulation

Yar’Adua: N’Assembly Should Demand Medical Report

Court in England Restrains Akingbola over Assets

Nigeria’s Gold Mineral Potential Huge, Says FG

AU Wants Strong African Solidarity for Haiti

AbdulMutallab: Ministers, Foreigners to Undergo Full-body Scan

Dina's Death: Jonathan Asks Police to Find Killers

Oil Wells: Court Strikes Out Rivers Suit

...Nation Waits as Ministers Meet Today

Four Naval Officers Killed in Helicopter Crash

Governors Storm Abuja for Yar’Adua

Monday, January 25, 2010

AbdulMutallab: Cleric Justifies US Action

Obi’s ICT Initiative Commended

PDP Accuses Ajudua of Destabilisation Plot

Oshiomhole Worried over Weapons in Criminals’ Hands

EFCC Seals off Ibru’s Houses in Lagos

Anambra: Court Dismisses Suit against INEC, Others

Obasanjo Imposed Yar’Adua on PDP, Says Okorocha

CDHR Wants Jonathan to Act as President

AGOA: Why Nigerian Exporters Can’t Access It

Why ICPC’s Not Winning Anti-corruption War, By Ayoola

Ogun: Assembly Passes Confidence Vote on Bankole

AC Peace Parley Ends in Fiasco

Yar’Adua: PDP Should Respect Nigeria’s Constitution

Kidnap: Oshiomhole Tasks Police on Security for Clergymen

Traditional Ruler Kidnapped

Port Congestion Looms over NPA’s New Policy

Police Put Casualty Figure at 326

Ogun AC Guber Candidate Shot Dead

‘It’s Time to Deal Decisively with Religious Extremists’

AC Proffers Solution, Wants Perpetrators Punished

IBB, Emir Preach Peaceful Co-existence

FG Embarks on Nuclear Energy Capacity Build-up

Nigeria Crude Oil Export to India Hits $10bn

D-8 Summit Holds in Abuja Sept

90 Killed in Ethiopian Airlines Crash

2011: Buhari, Atiku to Adopt New Party

EFCC Seeks Additional Conviction for George, Others

Intrigues as Senate Holds Closed Door Session

Godwin Emefiele is Zenith Bank MD/CEO Designate

40,000 Displaced By Jos Riots

Yar’Adua: Army Restricts Movement of Soldiers

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Oshiomhole: Edo Re-run, Sign of What to Expect in Anambra

Security Agencies, Media Urged to Collaborate

Daniel Makes Case for Nigerian Engineers

Senator Faults Move to Impeach Yar’Adua

Police Dispels Rumour of Crisis

Anglican Archbishop Kidnapped

Govt Spends N1.2bn on 240 Housing Units

Aliero: Why Jos Crisis Persists

Etsako Polls: Oshiomhole Thanks FG

Youths Distrupt Ukachukwu’s Campaign over Failure to Pay ‘Rented Crowd’

Anambra in Diaspora Support Ngige

PPA’ll Review Awka Master Plan, Says Ekwunife

27,575 Policemen to Provide Security

Group Demands Apology from Daniel

Obi: I’ve Surpassed My 2003 Promises

Ex-Abia Gov Sets Up Varsity

Olajumoke: PDP Lacks Visionary Leadership

AC Dissociates Self from Mega Party

Akpabio Seeks Solution to Oil Derivation Principle

Maritime: Nigeria Needs 50,000 Sailors

D’Gov Urges Faith in N’Delta Leaders

Appellant Petitions Salami over Case

Group Faults Waziri’s Visit to Lagos CJ

Retrenchment: FG, FMBN Meet

Rights Group Wants Disarmament Programme for North

$43m Contract: TUPNI May Face Prosecution

Swear in Jonathan, N’Delta Youths Demand

...Moves to Avert Policy Failures in Power Sector

FG Takes Action to Streamline Oil Bunkering Activities

Ex-militants Reject Presidential Rehabilitation Plans

Stock Exchange: C’ttee Invites DG over Succession Plan

Bin Laden Calls AbdulMutallab a ‘Hero’

Iwu: Plans for 2011 Elections out in March

Yar’Adua: Senate Cannot Be Compromised, Says Eze

Plateau Relaxes Curfew as Peace Returns to Jos

Yar’Adua’s Health: PDP, AC Query Obasanjo’s Motives

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Elumelu: After Banking, I Still Have a Lot to Offer

Daniel, Bankole in War of Words

Jos Crisis: 150 Bodies Recovered from Village

AC Wins, as Oshiomhole Defeats Anenih

Nwabueze: Katsina-Alu’s Swearing-in Breaches Law

Pressure Mounts, Saudis Want Yar’Adua Back Home

High Court Gets

Don Decries Brain Drain in Schools

Govt Gives Condition

‘Why Nigeria’s Image’s Declining’

Akpabio Tasks Medical College on Disaster Unit

IBB in Tears as Students Condole Him over Maryam

Police Boss Decries Attacks on Cops

Govt Okays N20bn for Roads

Nyako Rates Nigerian Journalists High

Consumers Owe PHCN N12bn

FG Establishes Solid Minerals Buying Centres

Assembly Flays Contractors over Projects

Group Organises Social Event for Bereaved Nigerians

Ige’s Murder Traumatised Me, Says Ex-Police Chief

Anambra: Court Injunction Threatens Guber Election

Friday, January 22, 2010

FRSC Records More Deaths in 2009 Road Accidents

Reforms: ‘Why Sanusi Must Remain Focused’

Riot in Kaduna Prison over Congestion

CDHR Takes Anti-Yar’Adua Protests to N’Delta

Again, BPE Extends Deadline for NITEL Bid Submission

Lufthansa to Resume Flights to Iraq

Salim Slams US over Nigeria

Anti-graft War: EFCC Reads Riot Act

...Get His Resignation Letter, Bafarawa Tells Obasanjo

Jos: Military Takes Charge, Orders Police Off the Streets

Yar’Adua: Court Gives FEC 14 Days to Act

Oduoza Appointed UBA MD/CEO

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Jonathan: PDP Chieftain Lauds BoT’s Support

‘Nigeria Effected Several Electoral Reforms’

Aides Break Ranks for Guber Race

Vehicle Crushes 9 People

Winnie Mandela Tasks African Women on Gender Equality

Umeh: Anambra North’ll Produce 2014 Gov

Yar’Adua: Judgment in NBA Suit for Jan 29

Parallel Exco: Ogun PDP Faction Suspends 4

Sanusi, Waziri Proffer Solution to Corruption

Etsako Re-run: Police Chief Warns Edo Politicians

A’Ibom Commits N15bn into Rural Electrification

FG Tasks Private Sector on Job Creation

Umeh: Anambra North’ll Produce Next Gov in 2014

Again, House Suspends Debate on FoI Bill

FG Spends N177bn on Energy Subsidy

Catholic Bishops Flay Mayhem

NSA Cautions against Sensational Reporting

Nigeria on Brink of Imminent Collapse, Says NBA

UAD Demands Relocation of Corps Members

Residents Flee Jos over ‘Fake Soldiers’

Sultan, Onaiyekan Condemn Killings

Abbe: Why JTF Left Fugar

House Probes N6bnTractor Sale

CBN Vows to Reform Microfinance Banks

FG Rekindles Hope on $500m Lagos-Kano Rail Project

FG Targets $10bn from Non Oil Export

...Falana Says FEC Wrong

Again, Fault on SAT-3 Cable Disrupts Internet Capacity

Yar’Adua: SGF’s Briefing Divides Senate

Court Freezes Ibru’s N399bn Assets

Nigerians Protest Yar’Adua’s Prolonged Absence in Lagos

Yar Adua: House Names Six-man Delegation to S’Arabia

Sanusi Defends Tenure Policy for Bank CEOs

Jonathan Orders Military to Take over Security in Jos

Obasanjo: Yar’Adua Should ‘Know the Path of Honour’

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Concern Mounts over Sanusi’s New Move against Bank CEOs

FMBN Sacks 152 Workers

AbdulMutallab: US Intelligence Failed to Act Despite Warning

Jos: ‘Nigeria Has No Religious Crisis’

Second Niger Bridge to Gulp N50bn

Rights Group Chief Tasks Ekiti Indigenes on Investment

Edo: CRPP Backs Withdrawal of Soldiers

Fawehinmi, Falana, Others for Human Rights Hall of Fame

Wamakko Inaugurates N50bn Projects

Uba Promises to Improve Infrastructure in Onitsha

AIT Poll Ranks Ngige Most Trusted Candidate

...Actors from State Back Soludo

Ukachukwu: HDP’ll Enthrone Good Governance

C’ttee Wants Buhari, Atiku to Set Aside Personal Ambition

Obi: External Forces Can’t Wrestle Anambra from APGA

EFCC: ‘Intercontinental Bank Directors Granted N60bn Unsecured Loans’

Fuel Scarcity: NNPC Threatens to Drag Erring Operators Before EFCC

Yar’Adua: NBA, AGF Trade Words

FEC Approves New National Tax Policy

Lagos Begins N170bn Rail Project

Swine Flu: FG, WHO in Talks over Vaccines

FG Pays N300bn Fuel Subsidy in 6 months

Senate Confirms Adefuye as Nigeria's Ambassador to US

Jonathan: Aondoakaa Lobbies Senators

Yar’Adua: Anyim, 40 Others Seek Political Solution

Jos: Senate Rejects Emergency Rule, Curfew Relaxed

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Awosika: Trial of Suspected Killers Begins

‘Why Voters Must Reject Soludo, Ngige’

Court Remands Uwazuruike in Police Cell

Udenwa Seeks Enhanced Economic Ties with India

8 Dead, Others Injured as Petroleum Tanker Crashes

Power Sector: FG Seeks Partnership with General Electric

Asaba Airport Ready April, Says Deputy Gov

Mass Sack: AP Denies Allegation

Ahmadu Ali: Only Private Refineries Can Solve Fuel Crisis

Iwu Laments Sales of Voters’ Cards

Obi Pledges Re-election Donations to Women Scheme

Parallel Exco Emerges in Ogun PDP

Swine Flu: ‘Vaccine Not Available in Nigeria’

Ajumogobia: Shell, Chevron Oil Licences for Renewal Soon

NLC: We Did Not Accept Deregulation

Jonathan, Mark, Bankole, Ogbulafor, Others in Crucial Meeting

NARROW ESCAPE

‘High Turnover of Legislators Unhealthy for Democracy’

N’Assembly Urged to Rise Up to Challenge

Society Exonerates Jang

‘Enough is Enough’

Mark Asks Security Agents to End Violence

House Mandates Ad hoc C’ttee to Probe Crisis

FG to Sell 9% Equity in Oil Firms to Nigerians

House Endorses Mass Sack in Banks

SGF Briefs Senate on Yar’Adua Tomorrow

Sanusi Ousts Ovia, Elumelu, Akinfemiwa

Jos: Jonathan Deploys Troops Across the North

BREAKING NEWS: PLATEAU GOVERNMENT IMPOSES 24 HOURS CURFEW AS RIOT ESCALATES, SPREADS TO BUKURU IN JOS SOUTH LGA...

Yar’Adua: What Mark, Bankole Should Do, By Lawmaker

Monday, January 18, 2010

Alao-Akala Rules out Mass Promotion in Schools

N70m Fraud: PDP Chief Dismisses Allegations

Ijebu Ife Mayhem: N20m Relief Materials for Victims

Govt Embarks on Re-Certification of Land Titles

‘Jos Mayhem Caused by Religious Terrorism, Bigotry’

Maritime: FG Seeks Commitment to Regional Integration

Presidency: Nigeria’ll Emerge Stronger, Says Belgore

ACF: Why Ethno-religious Crises Persist

CDC Guber Candidate Unfolds Agenda

NITEL: Workers Petition EFCC over N3bn Arrears

Please Help Our School, 10-year-old Tells Soludo

One Million Women Rally for Ekwunife

Ngige: God, Anambra People’re My God-fathers

Orumba Communities Adopt Obi

Industrial Crisis Looms in AP over Mass Sack

Life Insurance: ‘Why FG Did Not Pay 2009 Premium’

Court Joins AGF in Ribadu’s Case

Lagos, Nigerian Eagle Airlines Raise Funds for Haiti

India’s ONGC Gets Approval on Nigeria’s Oil Blocks

Excess Crude: S’Court Gives FG March 18 Deadline

Kidnappers Free British, Colombian Hostages

Oil Reforms: Nigeria, UK Boost Bilateral Capacity

Dangote Pays $1.27bn Loan Ahead of Schedule

Hand over to Jonathan, Tinubu Advises Yar’Adua

Assets: Court Rejects Akingbola’s Request to Stop EFCC

Jos Riot: 51 Arrested, Streets Deserted

Oil Licences: FG Opens Negotiation with IOCs

Nigeria Records First Swine Flu Death

Yar’Adua Splits Senate

Sunday, January 17, 2010

‘Indebted Farmers’ll Not Benefit from Agric Fund’

Ogidi Community Protests Killing

2011: Akande Predicts Revolution

Drugs: American Varsity Expels Yar’Adua’s Nephew, Others

Vision 2020: Asiodu Wants Revolutionary Change

Nigeria, Brazil Forge Alliance on Infrastructure

Kidnapping, Bane of Anambra Devt, Says Soludo

Kano Judiciary Workers End Strike

‘NDLEA Intercepted N200m Drugs in 2009’

40 Wounded Ahead Osun Rerun Poll

World Bank Earmarks N800m for Food Production

Annie Okonkwo Wants Electoral Materials Hijack Culprits Exposed

FG Undertakes National Transport Survey

Airport Police Arrests 250 Suspected Criminals

Rivers Goes Tough on Incompetent Contractors

Mass Action Moves to Lagos Thursday, Says Bakare

VC, Senator Trade Accusation over UNN Crisis

Oil Workers May Down Tools over Unfair Labour Practices

Graham-Douglas, Alamieyeseigha Oppose Return to Militancy

Fuel Scarcity: Depot Owners Want Supply Decentralised

Anambra Guber Poll: Speaker Urges INEC to Get It Right

2011: FG Appoints Election Experts from UK, US, Ghana

EFCC Seals off 104 Cecilia Ibru Properties

APGA: Investigate Hijack of Electoral Materials

Haiti: 25,000 Bodies Buried in Mass Graves

20 Feared Killed in Another Jos Riot

CBN Commences Risk-based Checks on Banks

Oshiomhole Alerts over Withdrawal of JTF

Mark: There’s No Constitutional Crisis

BREAKING NEWS: 20 CONFIRMED DEAD IN FRESH JOS RELIGIOUS CRISIS...

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Medical Centre Acquires Technology to Treat Cancer

Ibom Airport Still Operational, Says Govt

Kaduna River Gets Another Bridge

Firm to Consider Innovations on Weighbridge Operations

‘Why We Enjoy Religious Harmony’

Govt Backs Action against Global Warming 

ESPN Backs Akiode’s

2011: Bent Donates Furniture to Schools, Gets Endorsement

FG Amends Charges against Lagos

Nigerian Air Force, NCAA in Talks over Training School

Why Women Shun Politics, By Minister

Abdulmutallab: Group Faults US over Terror List

Assembly Passes 2010 Appropriation Act

Akpabio Seeks Tolerance Among Nigerians

Yar’Adua: Business Communities Count

Mixed Reactions Trail Publication of Bank

SSSCE: Niger Decries Students’ Plan Protest

Police Equipment: Lawyer Sues Kenny Martins, Newspaper for N300m

Why Kano’s Peaceful, By Shekarau

Community Stalls Inauguration of Projects

Sokoto Spends NI.4bn on Scholarship

Anambra Poll: INEC Denies Seizure of Electoral Materials

Eagles in Narrow Win as Pharaohs Sail Into Q’Final

UNN Shut Down over Students’ Fee Hike Protest

Niger Gov: The Problem with ACF, Afenifere, Others

Mutallab: I’ve No Information on US Senate Invitation

Jonathan Talks Tough, Threatens ‘Mischievous’ Ministers

Friday, January 15, 2010

Yar’Adua: Obasanjo, Others Commend Jonathan

Five Killed in Protest over Jamaican Cleric in Kenya

Nigeria Opens New Visa Hall in UK

Oshiomhole Advocates Political Activism for Good Governance

Ekwunife Calls for Change, Transformation

Shonekan Tasks Leaders on Legacies

Abia Police Urged to Arrest Arsonists

Kidnappers Demand N300m Ransom for Foreign Oil Workers

Vice President Leads Armed Forces Remembrance Day

Haiti: Nigeria Police Contingent Safe, Says Onovo

Anambra Election: Police Intercept Electoral Materials

CBN Reads Riot Act to Rescued Banks

Yar’Adua: Soyinka Calls for Civil Disobedience

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Bill to Preserve Historical, Cultural Heritage Underway

Govt Worried over Freedom Radio

Accountability: Assembly to Blacklist Ministries, Agencies

Govt to Demolish Structures on Drainage Channels

Group Wants ICPC to Prosecute Ex-NLRC Chair

Safe Tower: ‘I Didn’t Investigate Allegation against Borisade’

‘Why Nigerians’re Skeptical’

Construction: Bill Seeks to Give Local Firms 60% Tax Relief

Water Devt: EU Visits AIRBDA for Partnership

N4.4bn Salary Arrears: FCTA to Rescue Area Councils

Consumer Rights: ECOWAS, Stakeholders Seek Law Enforcement

Customs Impounds N350m Contraband

BPE: We’ve Not Got Privatisation Right Yet

...CSOs Reject Unconstitutional Take-over

Senate Wants Maryam Babangida Honoured

Yar’Adua: Akinola Accuses Politicians of Selfish Interest

ECOWAS, Indian Chamber Sign Trade, Investment Pact

Yar’Adua: Igbo Group Cautions against Military Takeover

Human Trafficking: Woman Jailed 15 Years

Case against Soludo Withdrawn from S’Court

Presidency: Kalu,Yarima Differ on Vacuum

‘Raw Material Processing Clusters for 774 LGs Soon’

Yar’Adua: Lawyers Differ over Abuja Court Ruling

Iwu Blames Politicians for Electoral Problems

Uwazuruike to Face Kidnapping Charges, Says AIG

Diversifying Revenue Sources A Challenge, Says Muhtar

FG: We're Not Ready for Full Deregulation

Awo’s Wife Floats New Pan-Yoruba Group

Terror List: House Probes Nigeria’s Inclusion

Malpractice: WAEC Withholds 57,792 Results

Haiti Quake: 50,000 Confirmed Dead

As Yar’Adua Recuperates in Saudi Arabia… Political Groups Re-align Ahead of 2011 Elections

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Gov Tasks Leaders on Women, Children

NIMASA Seeks Constructive Criticism

‘ICT, Key to National Devt’

NCWS Condemns Extra-judicial Killings

Tax Evasion: Edo Revenue Board Drags Uniben to Court

Nigeria Needs Immediate Attention, Says Olajumoke

Uduaghan Challenges Judiciary on Impartiality

PPA Disowns Members over Petitions

Waste-to-Energy: ‘Govt Hasn’t Jettisoned Project’

Women in ANIDS Micro-Finance Scheme Takes-off

Group Accuses PDP of Plot to ‘Import’ Militants

Daniel Condemns Nigeria’s Inclusion on US Terror List

NLC Accuses Oyo of Planning to Strangulate NUT

Minister Blames Child Trafficking on Porous Borders

Yuguda Warns Religious Fanatics

Serial Killers on the Prowl in Delta

NNPC to Convey Crude to Refineries with Ships

Debate: Anambra Professionals to Host Guber Candidates

Census:Locality Caused Problem in 2006 Exercise

Yar’Adua: PENGASSAN Urges N’Assembly, PDP to Obey Constitution

MASSOB Leader, Uwazurike Arrested, Released

EFCC: We’re Not Probing Runsewe

Assailants Kill Bank Manager in Port Harcourt

… To Train N’Delta Youths in Film Making

Gas Flare Deadline Now Dec 2012

NDDC Begins Assessment of Communities’ Needs

PDP Fund Raiser Rakes in N2bn for Soludo

‘Kidnappers of Britons, Columbian Yet to Make Contact’

Akhigbe, Aoandoakaa Disagree on Maritime Security Bill

N’Delta Unrest: Shell Looks Outside Nigeria for Oil Output Growth

Terror List: Senate Tells FG to Explore Diplomatic Option

FEC Approves N488m for Body Scanners at Airports

APGA: Court of Appeal Upholds Okorie’s Expulsion

Haiti Quake Claims Thousands

RMAFC: Stop Funding JVC from Federation Account

Buhari, Atiku Want 15-man Team to Visit Yar’Adua

Court Orders Jonathan to Exercise Presidential Powers

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

African Journalist Awards: CNN Announces Deadline for Entries

Commissioners: Oshiomhole Sends List to Assembly

Yar’Adua: Tell Nigerians the Truth, NUJ Urges FEC

‘Decline in Mining Activities Caused Jos Riot’

Awka North Pledges Support for Obi

Commissioner Slams Principals over Exam Malpractices

...Aminu Faults America’s Action

Steer Clear of Politics, Aliyu Tells Monarchs

AbdulMutallab: Russia Opposed to US Approach, Says Envoy

Terrorism: Oil workers Condemn US Action on Nigeria

NOSDRA Sanctions PPMC over Warri Oil Spill

Mark Unveils Senate’s Agenda

Pest Control: FG Partners 12 States

Anambra: PDP May Expel Speaker, 12 others for Supporting Uba

Yar’Adua’s Absence: Ministers Commit Economic Crime, Says Soyinka

2011: Sosan Seeks Support for AC

‘Hydro Power’s Solution to Nigeria’s Electricity Problems’

70-year-old, 4 Others Nabbed with Human Skull

Atuche Alleges Unfair Trial, Wants Charges Dismissed

N27.1bn Deductions: Govs Opt for Legal Resolutions

Senate Probes NTA, THISDAY over Motion on Yar’Adua

Iwu: INEC’s Ready for Election in Nov if…

Drama as Senate Shuns Mass Rally, Bankole Heckled

Jonathan: Why Nigeria Must be De-listed from Terror List

FAAC: FG, States Shared N4.17tr in 2009

Gunmen Abduct 4 Expatriates, Kill Nigerian

Okereke-Onyiuke to Quit NSE in November

...Mark Stalls Impeachment Moves

Yar’Adua Speaks, Opposition Kicks

At last, President Umaru YarÁdua quells rumours of death, speaks with the BBC …

Monday, January 11, 2010

JTF Confirms Attack on Chevron Facility

Yar’Adua: Politician Warns against Mass Action

Fawehinmi: Jonathan Should Act as President

Afemai Youths Want Oshiomhole for Second Term

Monarch, 4 Others Dragged to Court

Yar’Adua: ‘Don’t Provoke Constitutional Crisis'

Plot Devt: Aliero Pledges Support for Embassies

Again, Plateau Demands Information on Mercenaries

Akanmode: Why I Returned to PDP

Don’t Abscond, Goje Tells Pilgrims

Abia Elders Fret over Orji’s Security Vote

‘Handing over to Jonathan Won’t Change Anything’

Two Journalists Arraigned in Niger

Abia: Orji Set to Tackle Ugochukwu in Court

NANS Seeks Credible Elections in Anambra

...Iwu Expresses Confidence in Campaign

Terror List: Fashola Condemns US Decision

C’Service: FG Orders Review of Promotion Guidelines

Court Asked to Order Jonathan to Take Charge

Yar’Adua: Mass Rally Set, Group Seeks His Impeachment

...Obasanjo,BoT Meet Thursday

Soludo Alleges Threat to Life, Petitions Police

Akingbola: EFCC Seals 7 More Houses in Lagos

Nigeria to Adopt Israeli Policing, Safecity Model

Terror List: Senate Seeks Diplomatic Option

CBN to Categorise Banks

Militant Attack: Chevron Shuts in 20,000bpd Facility

Contract Anomalies Rock Nigeria House in New York

Oil Price Hits $84 as Dollar Weakens

...Adeniyi: President is Alive and Improving

Yar’Adua: Senate Considers Sending Team to S’Arabia

Anambra: ‘We’ll Fight Insecurity with Job Creation’

Yarima: Group Threatens to Sue EFCC, ICPC

NEPC to Create Awareness on Non-oil Export Potential

‘Budget, Constitution Amendment to Top Senate Agenda’

FG, Investors Sign Gas Production Contract

Three Nabbed over Assassination Attempt

FG Approves New Dept for Ministry

Yar’Adua: ‘Mega Party Ready for Alternative Leadership’

NERFUND Gets N2bn from Supplementary Budget

Duke:Jonathan’s Stand is Confusing

FG Begins Mandatory Training for 11,000 Civil Servants

Condemn AbdulMutallab’s Action, CAN Advises Past Leaders

Sekibo Picks Holes in Maritime Security Bill

US Action Contradicts Their Word, Says Maduekwe

Marketers Backpedal on Fuel Importation

Yar’Adua: Soyinka, Musa, Ojukwu Lead ‘Mass Rally’

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Onovo Commends Officers over Security at Christmas

‘Education’ll Yield More Revenue than Oil’

Administration May Appoint Sanitary Inspectors

50 Years After Independence: Cleric Laments Nigeria’s Status

Aliero May Ban Keke NAPEP from City Centre

Saraki: No Place for Opposition in Kwara

AbdulMutallab: el-Rufai Pleads with Obama

... Falana Backs US Threat

Armed Forces Day: Mimiko Calls for Sacrifice

Resign Now, Rights Group Tells Yar’Adua

Tourism: Gombe Woos Foreign Investors

Etsako Central Rerun: Anenih Warns against Violence

Cancer: FG Urged to Build Specialist Hospitals

‘Abolish Public Procurement Act’

Opposition Leaders in Kogi Return to PDP

Rights Group Condemns Harassment of Newspaper Vendors

Anambra Guber: Ekwunife Poised for Upset

Akpabio Tasks N’Assembly on River Basin Authority

Kidnapping: Four Suspects for Trial in Kaduna

Anambra: Security Agencies Must Act Fast on IG’s Report

Yar’Adua: PDP Scores Goodluck High

Anambra Guber: Traditional Priests Endorse Obi

AbdulMutallab: Parents Petition Obama over Nigeria’s Categorisation

Ekwueme: Why I Support Soludo

PDP Wins Oyo Re-run as AC, ANPP Boycott Polls

Communities Feud over Selection of Monarch

Group: No Rift between Fashola, Tinubu

Senate: We Didn’t Issue Ultimatum to US

Anambra: PDP Sacks Andy Uba, Ukachukwu, Ekwunife

Ministry to Immortalise Maryam Babangida

Chevron Pipeline Attacked in Niger Delta

Executive Directors Appointed for Bank PHB, Spring Bank, ETB

Nations Cup: Gunmen Attack Togolese Football Team

House to Debate Yar’Adua’s Absence

The Abdulmutallab Effect

Abdulmutallab Pleads Not Guilty

5 States Benefit from W’Bank’s

Govt Moves to Reconstruct Roads

Schools: Uduaghan Warns Communities

Govt Completes N172m Worth of Projects

Muslims Unity Non-negotiable, Says Sultan

Terrorism: Govts Advised

PTDF Decries Work Rate

‘Grassroots Support’ll Determine Guber Poll’

900 Persons Get Free Medicare

Ex-Goje Aide Reaffirms Guber Ambition

US Envoy Lauds Fashola’s Agric Programme

Climate Change: FG Tasked on Post-Copenhagen Summit

Olukoya Warns Politicians

CNPP Backs NJC over INEC Boss

Amaechi Seeks Acquisition

Tragedy as Family of Seven Die After Meal

College Provost Denies Issuance of Fake Certificates

Togo Players Make Nations Cup U-turn

US Senate Invites Mutallab Senior

Yar’Adua Government Setting Dangerous Precedent, Says Duke