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This Day News Archive for May 2010Rss

Saturday, May 29, 2010

‘Why PDP Crisis Persists’

Councils Boost Christian Religion with N40m Donation

Group Seeks End to Murder of Journalists

Owners of Demolished Property Get N377m Compensation

Church Tasks FG on Sustained Peace in Jos

2011: Politician Gives Recipe for Credible Polls

Ezza-Ezzilo Peace Deal Excites Stakeholders

NAFDAC Pledges Awareness on Adverse Drugs

Ibrahim-Imam Renovates School

Lawmakers Threaten Consultants over Alleged Sharp Practices

…Raises Amnesty C’ttees

‘Jonathan’s a Lesson to Mankind’

Work on Erosion Site Irritates Govt

Sokoto IPP Ready by Dec

Eagles Promise Better Game against Colombia

2011: Give Jonathan a Chance, Says Sylva

…’Polls’ll Be Driven By Technology’

Building Collapses, Kills One in Abuja

Two Killed, 500 Hospitalised in Kaduna

2 Nigerians Win CNN Awards

Jonathan Leaves for France Tomorrow

Lamido: Atiku’s Symbol of Democracy

Ribadu Returns June 6

Constitution Amendments Ready for States This Week

Friday, May 28, 2010

Housing: Essien Cautions FHA Against Sharp Practices

Ohakim Commissions Projects

Jonathan Pledges Warm Global Ties

Lawmaker Berates Ex-minister over Call for Jang’s Removal

‘Zoning Should Not Apply to Legislative Offices’

Duke Denies Being Arrested

‘Diff’rent Strokes’ Star, Gary Coleman Dies at 42

‘NJC Should Appoint INEC Chair’

Lawmaker Blames Military for Fulani Herdsmen’s Killing

…Court Throws out GOC’s Bid to Stop Coroner’s Inquest

Islam not against Woman Gov, Says Cleric

River Niger Dredging: Minister Bemoans Failure to Meet Deadline

2011: Gowon Cautions Against ‘Do or Die’ Politics

Yakowa Dissolves Cabinet

Rivers Assembly Endorses Amaechi for Second Term

US Issues World Cup Terror Alert

Tribunal Affirms Oyinlola’s Election

In a Shift, FG Acknowledges Abiola’s Sacrifice for Democracy

Thursday, May 27, 2010

NRC’s New Locomotive Engine Arrives

Illegal Deduction: Govt Opposes PHCN’s Application

Akpabio Challenges NDDC to Decentralise Activities

Minister Okays New Salary Structure for Doctors

Clergy: Nigeria, Emerging Global Evangelisation Centre

AU Charged on Good Practice, Corporate Governance

Firm Donates Drugs to Kwara

Financial Institutions Advised to Embrace Contact Centre Channel

N6.5bn Fraud: Ladoja Heads for Appeal Court

Osun Guber: I’m Still in Race, Says Akinbade

Delta Tackles Infant Mortality

Group Writes FG over Fertilizer Scandal

12 Ex-Council Chiefs Sue Dakingari over Tenure Reduction

Oshiomhole Faults NDDC Projects in Edo

Electricity Tariffs: NLC, HURIWA Oppose Planned Hike

Minister Vs Perm Sec: FG Sets Up C’ttee

Obi Unfolds Measures to Revive Igbo Language

House Considers Presidential Inauguration Bill

Osun: Tension as Tribunal Gives Verdict Today

Ignorance, Cause of Malnutrition, Says Ohakim’s Wife

Mimiko Promises to Implement Child Rights Law

Oshiomhole Decries Non-compliance with Child Rights Act

Jonathan: 17m Vulnerable Children, Orphans, Challenge to Govt

Chevron Bars Rights, Environmental Advocates from Meeting

IBB Advocates Accountability in Governance

Anti-Labour Practices: FG Goes Tough on Construction Companies

Assembly Confirms Yero as Kaduna Deputy Governor

Electronic Evidence Accepted in Fani-Kayode Case

EFCC Re-arrests, Detains 5 Oyo Officials over N8.2bn

Govt to Protect Investors by Strenghtening Capital Market Rules

INEC Officials‘ll be Credible, Says Jonathan

New Price Regime Approved for Gas

FG, US Sign Free Polls, Anti-Corruption Pact

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

2011: Group Tasks Jonathan on Political Crisis

Oshiomhole Swears-in Law Commission, Other Boards

Deputy Gov Denies Zoning Statement

Carry Masses Along, Lawmaker Tasks Political Leaders

Food Security: W’Bank Earmarks $45m for Nigeria, 2 Others

NUJ Disowns Niger Correspondents’ Chapel Exco

Groups Welcome Ribadu’s Reinstatement

EFCC: Court Fixes Nov 25 for Trial in Case Against Kalu

Ribadu Advocates International Corruption Court

Ekweremadu: No Disagreement with Presidency over PDP Chair

We Can’t Discredit Judiciary, Says AC

NDDC Hqtrs Evacuated over Bomb Scare

US Announces New Visa Application Fees

Minor Marriage: Yarima Risks 5-Year Jail Term

Minister, Perm Sec Rift Deepens

Post Amnesty: FG Directs Ex-militants Back to Camps

NCAA Begins Aviation Industry Recertification

2011: Jang Asks Jonathan to Contest

EFCC Questions Olarenwaju, Others

2nd Abuja Airport Runway: House Protests N49.6bn Cost

N26m Debt: CBN Branch Office Sealed Off

Macroeconomic Indices Worries CBN

N’Delta to Earn N95bn Annually from Oil Revenue

FG Moves to Curb Contract Inflation

All Bets on Nwodo for PDP Chairmanship

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Tribunal: PDP Moves to Appeal Minority Judgment

Future Belongs to You, Nwuche Tells Jonathan’s Supporters

PDP Chair: Group Wants Jonathan to Effect Generational Shift

Islamic Scholars Fault Move to Install Woman Gov

Assembly Gets New Speaker as D’Speaker Retains Seat

NDDC Tasks Consultants on Mega Projects

Sanitation: Defaulters to Pay N50,000 Fine

‘Adopt Uwais Report on Electoral Reforms’

Rotimi Williams: Ladi Urges Court to Discontinue Suit

PDP Warns Members against Thuggery

FG Pledges Support for Armed Forces

Strike: Resident Doctors Issue 21-Day Ultimatum

EFCC to Probe Past MDs of PHCN, NITEL

At Last, Senate Swears in Igbeke

House Moves to Review 2010 Budget

Power Sector Reform Comes Back on Stream

Reserves:CBN May Reduce Euro Holdings

Ogunsanya: Yar’Adua’s Right to 2nd Term Not Transferable

Monday, May 24, 2010

Bafarawa: Again, A’Court Adjourns Case

Saraki’s Wife Hosts National Confab on Children

Absence of Justices Stalls Rev King’s Appeal

Kidnapping: Police Parade Monarch, Wife, 6 Others

Minor Marriage: Group to Drag Yarima to UN

2011: PDP NEC Member Calls on Jonathan to Contest

NLC Tasks Jonathan on Credible Polls

A’Ibom: Speaker, Deputy Get Safe Landing

Sanusi: 65% Nigerians Lack Access to Credit Facilities

Lagos Assembly in Rowdy Session over Residents Bill

Dangote Backs out of Arsenal Investment

Oshiomhole:Appoint INEC Chiefs Based on Uwais’ Report

Anambra Gets Biggest Rice Mill in W’Africa

Ki-moon Visits Nigeria Next Month

Globacom to Withdraw from Ghana

Anambra Guber: Definite Hearing into Party Petition Begins

Excess Crude Account to Drop to N528.4bn

London: Artwork of Briton of Nigerian Descent Unveiled

Bi-Courtney Cries out over FAAN’s N11bn Debt

Siemens: EFCC Quizzes Acting PDP Chairman

N64bn Runway: Presidency Slashes Project Cost

How Ribadu was Reinstated, Retired

Drama as PDP BoT Meeting is Aborted

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Asabe Yar’Adua Lauds Teachers

Maternal, Infant Mortality: UNICEF Partners FG, States

‘Struggle for Political, Economic Relevance, Cause of Violence’

Govt Contributes N15.9bn for National Power Projects

Youth: Bauchi MDGs Office Partners NASSI

Crime: Arik Air Improves Security Measures

Alison-Madueke Assures on Constant Power Supply

Experts Decry Female Genital Mutilation

Ribadu Awarded Honorary Doctor of Law Degree

Oba’s New Palace Excites Lagosians

...‘How Ogbulafor’s Successor’ll Emerge’

Deltans in Diaspora Pledge Support for Devt

PDP Chair: Lawmakers Push Ohuabunwa as Consensus Candidate

Girl-Child: NYSC Campaign Increases School Enrolment

‘Undue Pressure Affects Council Chiefs’ Performances’

Reduce 7-point Agenda, Clergy Tells Jonathan

‘Implementation of Uwais Report, Sure Way to Credible Polls’

Bauchi: Leadership Crisis Rocks CPC

WHO: Nigeria, Others Slow on MDGs

Bankole: Group Tells Jonathan to Ignore Critics

Oil Sector Shake-up: Northern Elders Slam Jonathan

Lawyer Sues Jonathan over Sanusi’s Appointment

AC: Don’t Appoint Akunyili as INEC Chair

Power: Nigeria Targets 35,000mw by 2020

FG Warns Firms Against Abuse of Expatriate Quota

Bunkering: Agip Production Drops to 38,000bpd in Bayelsa

2011: Group Urges Jonathan to Run

Nigerian Shot Dead, 32 Arrested in Poland

Okereke-Onyiuke: No Succession Tussle at NSE

Jos: One Feared Dead, Others Injured in Reprisal

Dangote Moves to Buy 16% Stake in Arsenal

Shell Pays $36bn in Revenue, Taxes to FG

Uneasy Calm as Kaduna Nominates Deputy Gov

N15.1bn Jumbo Pay Tears House Apart

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Govt Launches Fadama 111 Project

N2.5Bn Expended on 725 Transformers

Assembly Invites Pan Ocean Boss over CSR

Industrialist Tasks Govt on Rising Unemployment

Reduce 7-point Agenda to 2, Clergy Tells Jonathan

Makinde Counsels Politicians against Misrule

2011: Police Seek Information on Criminals’ Hideout

Gunmen Free Lebanese Hostages

Police Nab 12 Suspected Cultists

3 Fulani Herdsmen Killed in Jos Crisis

Bad Policies, Bane of Economic Growth, Says Utomi

Jonathan Tasks Parents on Quality Education

NSE to Partner Lagos on Project Execution

158 Die in Indian Plane Crash

Mourinho Leads Inter to UEFA League Glory

Obasanjo: PDP ‘ll Win Lost States in 2011

Sambo Mediates in Race for Kaduna Dep Gov

As Ruling Party Gets Set To Choose New Leader This Week…PDP Chairmanship Now a 4-Way Race

Friday, May 21, 2010

‘Aniomas will ensure Our Votes Count in 2011’

EFCC Detains Oyo LG Chairman over N8bn

Coup: Amnesty Urges E/Guinea to Retry Convicted Nigerians

Court Remands Governorship Aspirant in Prison

IBB’s Eight Years X-Rayed at Book Launch

S’Court Affirms Effiong Bob Candidate of PDP

Police Service Commission Reshuffles Officers

2011: Delta Royal Father Carpets Kaita

Udoji Laid to Rest

FG to Discuss Federal Secretariat Redevelopment with Lagos

ExxonMobil, Oil Communities Meet Over Oil Spills

Senate Wants FAAN’s Debtors Exposed

N5bn Scam: EFCC Accuses Elumelu, Ugbane of Delaying Trial

Banks are Free to Lend to Politicians – CBN

Jonathan Bids Eagles Good Luck

Obasanjo Backs Ozichukwu for PDP Chairmanship

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Oshiomhole: I’ll Report Corrupt Council Chiefs to EFCC

2011: Akpabio, Udoedehe Groups on Collision Course

Assembly: Court Thwarts Oseni’s Bid to Reclaim Seat

NBA Begins Investigation into Magistrates’ Alleged Hostility to Journalists

Gov’s Wife Begins Deworming, Anti-malaria Initiative

Robbery: Police ‘Revenge’ Mission Worries Govt

PDP: Anenih, Ogbemudia Settle Rift

10 Injured as PDP Thugs Clash in Oyo

Delta Earmarks N1.6bn to Revitalise Media Houses

Nyame: Court Halts Bid to Amend Prosecution Witness’ Testimony

Kenny Martins Remanded in Prison Custody

Minister, Perm Sec on Collision Course

Bafarawa, Tinubu, Ngige Strategise to Challenge PDP

House Okays Free Trade Zone Commission Bill

NSE Presidency: Court to Decide Stay of Proceedings June 15

FG, Labour Endorse Employees’ Compensation Fund

Atiku Loyalists Lament Alleged Intimidation

Ogbulafor’s Successor: Stalemate as PDP BOT, NEC Meet

NERC Orders Audit of N177bn Subsidy Fund

Sambo Assumes Duties, Meets Economic Team

NCAA Stops Aero from Introducing Fuel Surcharge

N64bn Runway: House Wants Contract Revoked

Protest as Lawmakers Reject Two-Party System

Okigbo Report: FG Considers Action against Babangida

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

EDS Confab: VC Harps on Building Virile Alumni

Oshiomhole Flags off 4 New Roads

NDDC Seeks Partnership on World-Class Hospital

BPE: Inadequate Resources Impede Oil, Power Reforms

Ogbulafor: Co-accused Steps Up Guber Ambition

ETF, GeoQuietiQ Revive Technical Education

Cleric: Nigerians Should Not Lose Sleep over IBB

Indian Hemp: NDLEA Nabs 78-Year-old Man, 5 Others

CBN: Fresh Banking Sector Consolidation Underway

Child Abuse: House to Investigate Allegations Against Yarima

Agbami Oil Field: Court Rejects Statoil’s Application

VP: ACF Accuses Desperate Politicians of Stoking Tension

Fashola Probe: Court Renews Order Restraining Lawmakers

Obi Inaugurates New High Court Complex

N3bn-Budget-Fraud: Senate Stands Down Bill on Maritime Agency

Senate Fixes Tuesday for Igbeke’s Swearing-in

Lagos Magistrates Begin Indefinite Strike

Power: NERC to Enforce Operational Standards

Ex-Militants Assure Jonathan of Maximum Support

Nwodo, PDP Governors Meet over Chairmanship

FT Rejects Advertorial on N’Delta

Jostle for Dep Gov Intensifies in Kaduna

Akwa Ibom Speaker, Deputy Impeached

Another Nigeria-bound Toxic Waste Ship Intercepted

N’Delta: Shell Restarts $2bn Gas Project

There’ll be no Rivalry with VP, Says Jonathan

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

2011: Army Will Review Operations, Says Dambazau

Journalist Abducted in Bayelsa

Igbeke vs. Emodi: Senate Has Not Disobeyed Court Order

1st October: Court Stops Anosike Brothers

Trailer Crushes 17 to Death in Anambra

2011: NEMA Prepares Against Election Crisis

FG Begins Manhunt for Jonathan Fund-raising Group

2011: Groups Mobilise Support for Fashola

2011:How to Ensure Credible Polls, By Olusola Saraki

Pay Disparity: FG Moves to Close Gap

... To Spend N1tr on Coastal Road in N’Delta

Jonathan: Nigeria ‘ll Continue to Promote Peace, Devt in Africa

NITEL: Akunyili to Meet Jonathan over N30bn Salary Arrears

Ogbulafor at PDP Hqtrs, Presides over NWC

‘Why Ibori Will Not be Extradited to Nigeria’

A’Ibom: Assembly Suspends Speaker, Deputy

N800m Stolen at THISDAY

Minor Marriage: Trafficking Agency Quizzes Yarima

Sultan Cautions CBN on Banking Reforms

PDP Zoning Not Permanent, Says Lar

Namadi Sambo is Sworn in Today as VP

Zoning is Constitutional, Says North-West PDP

FG to Revitalise PRODA, Other Research Institutes

Obahiagbon: I Have No Regrets Joining AC

C’River: We’ve Not Got Back Our Oil Wells

Vigilante Groups: Trouble Looms over Leadership

Accident Claims 11 Lives in Sokoto

Magistrate Orders Journalists out of Court

Police Arrest 4 for Attacking LG Boss

Climate Change: British Council to Dialogue with Bank CEOs, Shell

Budget Cut Stalls Lagos Road Projects

Opposition Parties Caution Against Two-Party System

Vice Presidency: Police to Deal with Trouble Makers

2011: ASUU Slams FG over Non-Implementation of Uwais Report

Nwodo Makes Case for True Federalism

Tribunal Verdict: Our Expectation is Victory, Says Osun AC

‘FG Spent N46bn on Water in 3 Years’

Minimum Wage: FG Gives Condition for Pay Rise

Abia Grants Amnesty to Kidnappers

Volcanic Ash: NCAA Alerts Nigerian Travelers

Drug Trafficking: NDLEA Arrests Edo Politician

...Seeks Unity among African Leaders

Jonathan: Electoral Reforms’ll Enthrone Legitimate Govt

Submarine Firm Completes Installation of Cable System

N’Assembly Set to Approve Sambo as VP

Why Corruption Persists, by Shagari

S’East Leaders to Review Contenders for PDP Chairmanship

Fuel: Marketers Get Sovereign Debt Notes

Jonathan Rejigs Presidency, Appoints New NNPC GMD

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Minister Pledges Support for Science, Tech

NGO Empowers Indigenes

Pharmacist Tasks Govt on Business Environment

‘Non-oil Export’ll Drive Vision 2020’

Why Corruption Persists, By Council Chief

2011: Group Canvasses for Jonathan Presidency

Delta Speaker Takes Case to Supreme Court

ECOWAS Tasks Academics on Underdevt

Attah Igala Mourns Yar’Adua, Congratulates Jonathan

Niger Guber: Appeal Court Resumes Hearing Tomorrow

Emulate Ogbulafor, AC Tell Public Officers Facing Graft Charges

Tax Evasion: Lagos Shuts 250 Companies

Court Begins Contempt Proceedings against Onovo, Haruna June 4

Ogbulafor’s Successor: Ekwueme Meeting Called Off

2011: Nigerians Pick Competence over Zoning, Says Poll

Farmers, Nomads’ Clashes: Kebbi Awards Earth Dams Contract

FG Unveils e-Business Website

PDP Chairmanship: Anyim Denies Meeting Govs

Electoral Reform: CNPP Faults Jonathan’s Facebook ‘Voyage of Discovery’

FG Plans New Salary Template for Steel Workers

2011: Politicians Pledge Support for Delta SSG

Emulate Yar’Adua’s Leadership Style, Bankole Tells Nigerians

Former Zain CEO, Bayo Ligali Buried

VP: ‘Govs Not Involved in Sambo’s Nomination’

Beware of Detractors, Lagos Speaker Warns Jonathan

Airline Operators Condemn Infrastructural Decay at Nation’s Airports

Rescued Banks: SEC Investigates Ex-MDs, Directors, Stockbrokers

Ibori: EFCC, Met Police Meet for Extradition

Gunmen Shoot Governorship Aspirant, Kidnap Mother

Nigeria’s Biggest Gas Project to Take Off in Bayelsa

One Year Not Enough to Meet Targets, Says Jonathan

VP: Governors Move to Shore Up Namadi Sambo

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Why Govt Reshuffled Cabinet,

Politician Cautions Nigerians on Jonathan

Akpabio Denies Collecting N1.3Tn from Federation Accounts

2011: ‘No Room for Fake Certificates’

FG: FID on Brass LNG’s Realisable This Year

Gunmen Raid Senatorial Aspirant’s Office

3 Hospitals Get Specialist Status

Shagari Seeks End to Corruption

ANPP Holds Convention July 9

2 Edo PDP Lawmakers Defect to AC

FCT Minister: How ‘Doctrine of Necessity’ Was Initiated

Gunmen Kill 17, Abduct 7 in 3 States

Chelsea Ends Season as Double Champions

Jonathan: Demand for Free Polls Unstoppable

As Ekwueme Hosts PDP S'East Leaders Today... Nwachukwu, Anyim, Eze Battle for Ogbulafor’s Seat

Friday, May 14, 2010

Group Urges Jonathan to Focus on Electoral Reform

‘Soyebi Not Fit to Chair INEC’

MASSOB: Court Grants Uwazuruike Bail

Mark: No Sacrifice Is Too Much for Sustenance of Democracy

Dame Patience Challenges NGOs

Abia Guber Aspirants Harp on Charter of Equity

Former Zain’s CEO Bayo Ligali is Dead

Emordi Vs Igbeke: CNPP Asks Jonathan to Intervene

N/Assembly Gets Acting Clerk

‘IBB’s Ambition in Trouble if Jonathan Runs’

Kaduna: Race for Vacant Position of D/Gov Commences

Jonathan in Rivers, Promises Power Reform

FG, States Clash over Revenue Sharing

Bank Directors to Serve Two-Year Tenure

Ogbulafor: Why I Resigned

VP: Sambo’s Name Sent to N/Assembly

Thursday, May 13, 2010

‘Obasanjo’s Utterance on Jesus Misunderstood’

FG Moves to Provide Potable Water Nationwide

Centrica Supports Nigeria’s Energy Devt

Emordi: Senate Defies Appeal Court Order

Bribery Allegation: Ekiti Petitions NJC, CJN, Appeal Court President

Roads: Daggash Reads Riot Act to Contractors

Banks Kick Against Corporate Prostitution Bill

US: Poor Governance, Corruption Militating against Nigeria’s Progress

Ohakim Vs Agbaso: Supreme Court to Rule July 16

Cooperate with Jonathan, Kufuor Tells Nigerians

House Probes N257bn Abuja Road Project

FG Fails to Meet Non-oil Revenue Targets

UN Holds Tribute Session for Yar’Adua

‘How Nigeria Can Attain Fiscal Federalism’

How He Emerged

VP-Designate Sambo:A Profile

Refineries: NNPC, Chinese Firm Sign $28.5bn Deal

‘How Ibori Was Arrested, Granted Bail in Dubai’

PDP Chairman Vincent Ogbulafor Resigns

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

RMAFC: ‘PDP Stands for Integrity over Board Nomination’

Socio-Economic Rights Civil Society Seeks Constitutional Recognition

SSG: Northern Zone Not Marginalised

Be Close to God, Cleric Advises Jonathan

House in Rowdy Session over Two-Party System

‘FG Roads in S’East to Be Completed Soon’

Nigerians in Poland Task Jonathan on Dev’t

Appeal Court Nullifies Election of Delta Speaker

Court Order: Keyamo Decries Police ‘Disobedience’

FG Names Katsina Airport, Road After Yar’Adua

President Yar’Adua, A Great Leader

Lagos Probe: Assembly Fails to Interrogate AG

W’Bank: Resource Utilisation, Greatest Challenge Before Nigeria

El-Rufai Arraigned, Granted Bail on Self Recognition

Ex-Govs Tell Jonathan to Sustain Yar’Adua’s Legacies

Proliferation of Small Arms in Nigeria Worries Jonathan

INEC: Credible Voters’ Register, Our Major Priority

Electoral Act: Senate Stops Provision of Grants to Parties

FG Loses N308bn to N’Delta Crisis

Electricity Workers Threaten Nationwide Strike

103 Die in Libyan Air Crash

2011: President Yet to Decide

Presidential Spokesman, Adeniyi Resigns, Heads to Harvard

150,000 bpd at Risk as Pipeline Suffers Damage

VP:Jonathan Settles for Namadi Sambo

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

CNPP: Allow Rule of Law to Prevail in Electoral Dispute

Govt Unveils New Strategies to Combat Flooding

Minister Vows to Hand over Corrupt Officials to EFCC

Govt Wades into Mobil, Host Communities Oil Conflict

Jonathan Optimistic about Africa

Court Dismisses CBN Application against Ibru

Shun Zoning Formula, Ex-Militant Leaders Tell PDP

Casualisation: FG Reads Riot Act to Employers

Jonathan Re-affirms Commitment to Vision 2020

Ribadu: Why Charges Against Me Were Dropped

2011 Presidency: Jonathan Never Told to Shun Race

W’Bank Gives Nigeria Additional $80m Grant

INEC: Waziri Orders Probe of N2.8bn Illegal Withdrawal

Oil, Gas Exploration Begins in Lagos Soon

Again, Court Stops Lagos Assembly from Probing Fashola

Bankole: Jonathan’s VP Nominee Acceptable to House

Tax Evasion: Oil Giant SAIPEM in N14bn Dispute

Cameron Succeeds Brown as British PM

Another Explosion Rocks Warri

Senate Rejects Probe of Yar’Adua’s death

Nigeria, W’Bank Sign N45bn Power Deal

CBN Extends Inter-bank Guarantee, Foreign Credit Lines Till 2011

VP: Makarfi, Shagari, Others Screened

South-east Governors Ask Ogbulafor to Resign

Monday, May 10, 2010

‘Let North-East Produce VP’

‘Jonathan Won’t Disappoint Nigerians’

Obi Swears in ANSIEC Members

FG Opens Bid for N’Delta Roads

N200bn Fraud: EFCC Detains Cecilia Ibru?s Associate

NBA Warns Jonathan to Deliver on Mandate

...North West, Middle Belt Disagree

VP: House Kicks Against Yayale

Special EXCOF Meeting to Honour Yar’Adua Tomorrow

Keep Obasanjo at Arm’s Length, Bafarawa Tells Jonathan

Airlines, Others Count Losses over Power Outage at MMIA

Abacha Loot: Trial Opens without Son in Court

Gordon Brown to Step Down as Labour Leader

EFCC can Arrest Ibori, FG Tells Court

Ogbulafor’s Trial Resumes, Granted Bail

Foreign Lenders Shun Independent Power Projects

Non-compliance: SEC Queries 35 Firms

Jonathan Takes Office, Ponders Vice-Presidency

Sunday, May 09, 2010

PDP: Why Oni’s Victory Was Not Celebrated

2011: Church Makes Case for Youth Empowerment

Commissioner Seeks Insurance Policy for Journalists

N30bn Bond: N18bn Spent on Projects, Says Commissioner

African Alliance Insurance Marks Golden Jubilee

Group Absolves Edo SSG

‘AC Lawmakers Opposed Jumbo Loan Bid’

2011: Urhobos Demand Due Process in Candidates’ Selection

Youths Boo Katsina Gov

Al Mustapha’s Mother Ill, Flown Abroad

LP Urges Jonathan to Start New Voters’ Registration

Red Cross Names Obi Most Worthy Gov

IBB: Group Vows to Challenge FG in Court

Tribunal Judgment: ‘Oni’s Victory Well Deserved’

House Aspirant Dismisses Call for Ogbulafor’s Resignation

Court Dismisses Application of Tobacco Firms

Unethical Practices: NIS Prosecutes 2, Sanctions 3

Edo Lawmaker Defects to AC

Osun Pensioners Give Govt 14-Day Ultimatum

2011: ‘Let Performance Decide Jonathan’s Fate’

ICAN Tasks Members on Health Financing

Baptists to Investigate Obasanjo’s Utterances

RMAFC: PPA, PDP on War Path over Board Nomination

...Obi, Anambra PDP, Others Too

SNG: He Deserves a Place in History

ALGON, Academy of Science Mourn

Gowon, Shagari, Shonekan Condole with Family

Import Duty: House Wants NNPC, IOCs Probed

FG Pushes for 100% VAT Increase

Bonds: FG Shops for Diaspora Investment

Abacha Loot: Switzerland Continues Case against Son

CBN Plans N25bn Capital for Non-interest Banks

Power Outage Paralyses Operations at MM Airport

Soldiers Avert Protest as Obasanjo Visits Katsina

North-west Insists on Producing VP

Saturday, May 08, 2010

Lake Nyos: NEMA Chides Kogi, 5 Others over Negligence

Govt Renders Stewardship on MDGs

‘Why Lawmakers Undertake Self-funded Projects’

Group Advises Jonathan on Presidential Contest

UNICEF Decries Rising Cases of Infant, Maternal Mortality

Oni: AC Vows to Challenge Election Petition Judgment

Judge Makes Case for Industrial Court

Group Tasks Ooni on 2011

Anambra SSG, Lawmaker in War of Attrition over Speaker

Rivers to Sack Workers Employed after 2007

Group Decries Rising Cases of Child Abuse

RMAFC Faults FG’s Budgeting System

Azikiwe Family Postpones Symposium

He Was a Sage, Says NUJ

Sokoto Holds Special Prayers

Nasarawa Cancels State Activities

Uduaghan: His Demise Sad, Unfortunate

‘No Weakness in His Administration’

Sultan Extols Late President’s Virtues

SA 2010: Lagerback to Unveil Provisional Eagles List Tomorrow

Injustice in Nigeria Breeds Terrorism, Says Ajibola

Fresh Ash Cloud to Affect Nigeria Today

Jonathan Visits Rivers Thursday

39 Key Appointments New President Must Make Immediately

President: I’ll Uphold His Legacies

How Yar’Adua Died

Friday, May 07, 2010

Defamation: Court Grants Bail to Orji痴 Aide

Aero痴 Credit Facility Has Expired, Says Oceanic Bank

2011: Party Asks Court to Stop Presidential Election

Protest in Eket over Oil Spill from Mobil

Sylva: Jonathan is Pride of N奪elta

Jos: Military Arrests Nine Suspects with Explosives

Yar Adua: House Holds Valedictory Session, Tuesday

Again, Appeal Court Rejects Bode George痴 Post Conviction Bail Request

2011: Zoning Must be Respected, Says Atiku

British Election: Conservatives Entice Lib Dems to Form Govt

Shell Declares Force Majore on Bonny Light

...Yayale: Speculation About Me, a Distraction

Vice President May Emerge Tuesday

Thursday, May 06, 2010

Jonathan Now President

The Nation Mourns as Yar’Adua Goes Home

VP: Gusau, Mark, Yayale, Ribadu are Top Contenders

Patience, The New First Lady

The Man Jonathan

The Making of a President

GKS Disowns Statement by Cleric

Govt Okays IPP to Power Industrial Estates, Enterprise Zones

Criminal Defamation: Court Grants Bail to Orji’s Aide

Local Content: PENGASSAN Lists Conditions for Participants

Underage Marriage: “Yarima’s Conduct Unacceptable”

UI Signs MoU on Conflict Resolution

Mega Party: Count Us Out, Says LP

House Moves to Save 18 Condemned Nigerians

Fashola Lauds Zain for Boosting Security

Elders Fault Rehabilitation Work on Roads

Lagos Residents Decry Stench from Morgue

200 Commercial Sex Workers Arrested in Kano

Niger Demands 25% Budget Share of FCT from FG

Senate Orders Reinstatement of Customs’ Top Shot

Iwu Denies Existence of ‘Election House’

Police Arrest 10 Pipeline Vandals, Robbery Suspects

Experts: Yar‘Adua’s Death Won’t Destabilise Business

Vote Campaign: Oshiomhole Urged to Enlist Govs

Beware of Sycophants, Organised Labour Tells Jonathan

Elumelu Calls for Diversification of NSE Stocks

PIB: Multinational Oil Firms Threaten to Sue FG

Jonathan Sworn in, Pledges Renewed Commitment to Good Governance

Goodluck Sworn in as President….Yar Adua’s remain flown to Katsina …..Details Shortly

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Yar’Adua is Dead

Another Journalist Killed in Calabar

Group Sends Original Copy of Okigbo Report to FG

Protect Your Votes, Rights Activists Tell Nigerians

Tukur, RMAFC Chair, 24 Commisioners to Quit May 12

FG Sets New Standards for Insurance Operators, Regulator

Judicial Workers Suspend Strike

Why FG Reconstituted Economic Team, by Aganga

Ekiti: In Split Judgment, Oni Wins

Presidents Who Died in Office

How He Became President

The Late Yar’Adua’s Ill-health

Yar’Adua’s Life and Times

Turai: Profile of a Widow

Ribadu: FG Drops Charges

Senate Passes Bill to Buy Rescued Banks’ Debt

IBB, Soyinka, Daniel Send Condolences

Jonathan to be Sworn in at 8am

Breaking News!!! Breaking News!!!

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

Duke Pursuing Selfish Ambition, Alleges PDP

Orange Drugs Unveils Luxury Soap

Akpabio Flays Politics of Ethnicity, Tribalism

Nigeria at 50: Institute Laments Challenges, Holds Confab

House: Appeal Court Sacks Member

Osun: 10 Councils to Appear Before Census Tribunal

Babangida: Bishops Got it Wrong, Says Aide

WAIFEM Organises Course for Member Countries

N’Assembly: Senate Rejects Move to Scrap Office of Deputy Clerk

Jos Crisis: Army Constitutes Court Martial

Infractions: NSE Suspends Four Broking Firms

Fashola: Probe Panel Accused of Bias

Bayelsa Deputy Gov Gives Condition for Working with Sylva

Electoral Reform: House Rejects Option A4

Buhari: Nigeria Can’t Be One-Party State

Senate Jacks Up N350bn FCT Budget by N12bn

UN: Nigeria to Become Peacekeeping Centre of Excellence

FG Unveils Strategies to Combat Climate Change

Bad Weather Stops Obasanjo from Travelling, Slams Clerics

...Threatens Sanctions against MDAs over MDGs Budget

Bankole: House May Reduce Political Parties

Nigeria Seeks Use of Nuclear Energy for Peaceful Purposes

Oil, Gas Projects: FG to Reduce Contracting Cycle

Power: Blackout Looms as System Failure Hits PHCN

El-Rufai Gets Bail on Self Recognition

Court Workers’ Strike Stalls Ogbulafor’s Trial

Fela, Others Top Tony Award Nominations

Don’t Cave in on 2011, Advisers Tell Jonathan

Monday, May 03, 2010

Court Rules Tomorrow on Suit Challenging Newspaper Registration Act

Cleric Carpets Obasanjo over Inflammatory Comment

Police Rescue Ghanaian Lady, Another Kidnapped

N’Delta: Mitee Cautions FG on ‘Militant Leaders’

NBA Faults Govs on Execution of Inmates

Emordi: Stakeholders Want Appeal Court Verdict Investigated

Death Threat: Akunyili to Meet Security Agencies

Lagos Magistrates Decry Infrastructure Collapse, Poor Welfare

Corruption Charges: AC Asks Ogbulafor to Step Down

Oshiomhole Makes Case for Workers’ Welfare

Ezza Ezillo: Man Killed over War Levy

Ajumogobia to Address UN Nuclear Confab

Nigeria, Cameroon Commission to Assist ‘Struggling’ Villages

Danjuma Donates N83m to Fight Cancer, Challenges Govs

Lawmaker Sues ICPC over Corruption Concealment

Aliyu: Next President Must be Committed to Nigeria

Nigeria Police Listed Among Press Predators

Sylva, Ebebi Rift Deepens as Gov Accuses Deputy of Impeachment Plot

Iran: US Seeks Nigeria’s Support

SPDC to Generate Additional 200mw to National Grid

Federal Workers Suspend Strike

NUJ Protests Journalists’ Murder

Kaduna State to Raise N10bn Bond

Police Deploy 6,000 as Ekiti Tribunal Delivers Verdict Tomorrow

Alleged Fraud: ICPC Arraigns Ogbulafor Today

Explosion Rocks Yenagoa

ExxonMobil Oil Leases Face Legal Hurdle

CBN Reforms: First Bank Plans Five-Group Structure

UNICEF Consultant: Polio Has Reduced Drastically in Nigeria

2011: Senate Battle Heats up

Labour Commends Oni over Promise on Prompt Payment of Salaries

2011: Aspirant Decries Use of Posters to Campaign

New States: Nsukka Lauds N’Assembly

Gbong Gwom Jos Accuses Security Agents of Taking Sides

Lawmaker, Others to Drag Army Chief to Int’l Court

Monitor Vigilante Groups Strictly, IG Orders DPOs

‘PHCN Killing Local Companies’

‘How to End Spectre of Collapsed Buildings’

S’Arabia Establishment Commends Hajj Commission

UN: Amidst Bomb Scare, Nations Converge on New York

IG Deploys 300 Policemen to Combat Oil Pipelines Vandals

PDP: Lawmaker Wants Suspension of Reforms Group Members Reversed

Follow Uwais’ Panel Report in Appointing New INEC Chair

50% of Firms Violate ISA 2007, Says SEC DG

N18.3bn Loan: LP Drags Oyinlola to Court

A’Ibom Assembly: Brewing Conflict Leads to Indefinite Adjournment

Contributory Pension Fund Hits N1.6trn

Bad Weather Disrupts Flights in Lagos

Protesters Storm EFCC, Demand Sylva’s Probe

Aganga: Job Creation Top on Economic Agenda

Edo Ex-Majority Leader Caught with Pump Action Gun

El-Rufai: I’m Ready for EFCC

Oshiomhole Defends IBB’s Invitation to Rally

Shekarau: Jonathan Can’t Rule Without Deputy Indefinitely

Power: PHCN Loses 450MW Again

Federal Workers Defy Jonathan, Begin Strike Today

Where‘ll Next INEC Chair Stay?

PDP Insists on Zoning Presidency to North

Saturday, May 01, 2010

‘Atiku Doesn’t Need a Linkman to Register in PDP’

Kano Increases Professional Workers’ Salaries

Esuene, Others Laud Jonathan over Content Law

Sokoto Releases N426m Leave Grant

Oni Assures on Prompt Payment of Salaries

Saraki Promises Salary Review

Uduaghan Hinges Success to Workers Support

Kebbi Owes 3 Months Salaries

…As Workers Honour Mimiko

Jang Reinstates Sacked Workers

Akunyili Inaugurates 2 NTA Stations in Jigawa

Group Canvasses Electoral Offences Commission

Customs: How to Check Influx of Military Wears

NBA Lauds Jonathan over Iwu’s Sack

Momodu, Ovation Publisher, Joins Presidential Race

Iraq: Obama Honours Nigeria-born US Soldier for Gallantry

Why Iwu Didn’t Hand-over to Me, By Umeadi

Jonathan’s Gift to Workers: Minimum Wage Now N18,000

EFCC: Why We Didn’t Arrest el-Rufai

PDP Crisis: Ogbulafor Cites Precedents for Non-Resignation

Friday, April 30, 2010

Working Groups Inaugurated for US-Nigeria Commission

Nwachukwu Now NAHCO Chair, As Dele Cole Steps Down

Navy Chief Blames Arms Proliferation on Illegal Bunkering

EFCC: Nobody is Above the Law

Militant Group Claims Oil Pipeline Attack

Niger Governor Canvasses End to Zoning

I Won’t Interfere with Anti-graft Agencies, Says Jonathan

Soyinka: Why I Shunned ‘One Man, One Vote’ Rally

Civil Servants Begin Strike Monday over Wages

Donald Duke Dumps PDP

... Power Must Remain in the North, Lamido Insists

Obasanjo: Even Jesus Can’t Conduct Undisputed Elections