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This Day News Archive for June 2010Rss

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

2011: Anglican Church Cautions Jonathan, Seeks End to Doctors’ Strike

Byrd, Longest Serving US Congress Member Dies at 92

Monday, June 28, 2010

Govt Names Hospital After Yar’Adua

PDP Denies Upbraiding Jonathan over Jega

Lamido Warns Politicians Against Thuggery

NCC Denies Leadership Crisis

Court Strikes Out Suit by 2 DTN Directors

Boko Haram Members Threaten Another Mayhem

Road Accident Claims 16 Lives

Akpabio Seeks Spiritual Retreat for Politicians

Constitution Review: Imo Faults Non-inclusion of State Creation

Contractors Jittery as FG Projects’ Inspection Begins

N16bn Debt: Senate to Summon FAAN Concessionaires

Don’t Relate Directly with Ex-militants, FG Warned

Al-Mustapha’s Trial: Court Summons AIG

Bayelsa: Assembly Insists on Producing Deputy Gov

Probe: Court Rules on Ladoja’s Application August 2

Lagos, 4 Others Get N23.7bn W’Bank Intervention Fund

Power: Sambo Tasks NIPP Contractors to Hasten Projects

Take More Action on 2011 Polls, EU Tells Jonathan

FG Plans New Regulations to Check Dumping of e-Waste

Reinstated Bauchi D’Gov Resumes

Jonathan: We’ll Make Nigeria Preferred Investment Destination

N’Delta: FG Begins Aerial Geophysics Survey

Nigeria to Relaunch Communication Satellite Next Year

2011: Babangida to Set up Offices in 32 States

House Wants 17.9m Euros Aviation Contract Suspended

CBN Extends Unity, Wema Bank Recapitalisation Deadline

PPA Reads Riot Act to Abia Gov

Halliburton: Technip to Pay $338m to Settle US Bribery Charges

Oil Spill: We’ve Failed, Says Shell

Furore over Nigeria at 50 Summit in London

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Polio: Parents Get Gifts for Allowing Their Children Immunised

NAFDAC Arrests 3 Camerounians Operating Illegal Hospital

4, 000 Benefit from NDDC Free Healthcare

Govt Denies Rift with NHF

W’Bank Worries over Non -Implementation of Agric Project

Utuama Tasks Urhobo On Support for Uduaghan

Military Asked to Site Training School in South East

‘We’ll Back Jonathan’s Supporters for 2011 Presidency’

Prostitutes: FCT Minister Seeks Cooperation of Churches, Mosques

Kwara: Why Govt Won’t Pay Minimum Wage

Doctors Threaten to Disrupt Services over Allowances

NDLEA Convicts 72 Drugs Suspects

Researchers Seek Ways to End Maternal Deaths

Police Rescue Kidnapped Priest

Bloody Cult Clash Claims 4 Lives

NDDC: Ex-militants Threaten ‘War’ over Plan to Revoke Contracts

North-East Movement Drums Support for Jonathan Presidency

FRSC: 3,000 Traffic Offenders Arrested in 6 Months

2011: All Eyes on Nigeria, Says Tinubu

Court Restrains FG, Transcorp from Evicting Tenants

Nigeria Seeks Access to $30bn Climate Fund

FG Moves to Reposition Land Administration in Abuja

EFCC Arrests Aviation Officials over Missing Exhibits on Transit

Deji of Akure: Crisis over Selection of Ruling House’s Head

Again, Obasanjo Says He Influenced Yar’Adua’s Election

Babangida Expresses Faith in Nigeria

House Wades into NCC Succession Controversy

FG: Revival Plan for Ajaokuta Steel Ready

Rivers: Court Declines to Stop Waterfront Demolition

Nigeria At 50: Nwodo, Governors for London Summit

House Summons Defence Ministers, as 79 Military Officers Retire

Money Laundering: Jersey Court Jails Abacha’s Associate

Opposition Parties Laud State Assemblies for Scrutiny

2011 Election: North Mulls Consensus Candidate Option

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Agency Procures Waste Recycling Plants

Youth Rallies Support for Jega

Govt, Firm Sign N8Bn Contract on New Market

Politician Chides House over Violence

Onovo Enlists Public Support against Criminals

CLO Doubts FG’s Readiness for 2011 Polls

Disputes: Govt Plans Advisory Desk on Justice

Lawmaker Alleges Plot to Impeach Ohakim

First Lady Gets Citizen of Distinction Award

Pro-Jonathan Group Kick-starts Campaign

Kebbi, UNICEF Sign MoU on Hospital Equipment

Gunmen Kidnap Shell Staff

Mark: Democracy, Human Rights Inseparable

Nupe Monarch Turbans Aliyu, Shekarau

Arms Proliferation Fuels Insecurity

Mobil Admits Another Oil Spill

‘How Buhari Candidature Wrecked ANPP’

W’Bank Okays $20m for Tourism Devt

We’re in Unusual Times, Says Atiku

S’South Govs Want Strict Regulation on Oil Spill

Ayu Canvasses Retention of PDP Zoning

At the World Cup, We’re All Ghanaians

ICT, My Greatest Legacy, Says Immigration Boss

Shagaya: Zoning’s Not a Do or Die Affair

Why EFCC Still Detains Ogun Top Official

Grant Africa 100% Debt Cancellation, Says Jonathan

Jang: Jos Crises Fuelled from Abuja

Friday, June 25, 2010

Group Flays Moves to Stall PDP Suit

US Airlines Record 100% Watchlist Matching on Terrorism

Statoil: Ajumogobia Fails to Appear in Court

NCAA Refutes Alleged Misappropriation of Funds

N/Delta Governors Meet over NDDC Crisis

Groups Want Orji to Dump PPA, Kalu Dynasty

Post-amnesty: Foreign Instructors Arrive

ANPP Hinges Presidential Nominee on PDP’s

Jos Court Convicts College Provost

Police Rescue Kidnapped Briton

Udoedehe, Others Arrested over Inyang’s Murder

Court Orders Impeached Bauchi D/Gov Re-instated

…Constitution: Conference of Speakers to Present Positions Same Day

‘Why House Can’t Probe Bankole’

We’re Not Afraid of Jega, Says PDP

Babangida: Why Zoning Pact Has to Be Kept

Jonathan: Nigeria Now Stable, Ready for the World

Thursday, June 24, 2010

House: Ikuforiji Slams Lawmakers

Be Effective for Christ, Omoniyi Urges Christians

FG Stops Telecom Operators from Selling New SIM Cards

E-9 Ministers: Halving Illiteracy by 2015 at Risk

National Planning Commission Launches ‘Project PEAK’

ACF: We’ve Not Taken a Stand on Zoning

N8.2bn Contract: Akunyili Wants NTA Probed

House Demands New Revenue Allocation Formula

Constitution Review: House Claim of Substitution Untrue, Says Mark

Senate Okays Jega, 6 others for INEC Job

FG, CBN to Lose N878bn in Purchased Banks’ Assets

Bayelsa Deputy Gov Removed

Jonathan Slams Ethnic Bigots

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Veteran Journalist, Gilbert Ofodile, for Burial Tomorrow

HIV/AIDS: NLC Tasks G-8 on Prevention

Oshiomhole Lauds Erediauwa’s Support for Govt

IG Places Suspected Assassin on 24-Hour Surveillance

‘How to Reduce Sickle Cell Anaemia’

Phil Osagie Emerges PRCAN President

Journalists Threaten to Boycott Assembly

EFCC Detains Ogun Land Bureau Chief, Investigates Daniel

Soyinka, Fashola, Utomi, Others Seek New Voters’ Register

Falana Sues FG over State of Lagos-Ibadan-Benin Roads

Kogi Assembly Condemns Melaye ,Okays Amendments to Constitution

Police : Hospitals Can Treat Robbery Suspects

Bayelsa: Impeachment Panel Adjourns Sine Die

Central Bank Govs Converge on Abuja for D-8 Summit

Child Marriage: Soyinka Berates Yarima

Controversial ILS Contract Threatens N6.9bn W’Bank Aviation Projects

Nigeria Holds Consultations on Security Council Presidency

PDP Summons Bankole, Suspended House Members

FG Revokes Allocations for Abuja Boulevard Project

Constitution Amendment: House Accuses Senate of ‘Manipulating’ Bill

First Bank Eyes Equity Stake in Chinese Bank

Jega: INEC Job, Greatest Challenge of My Life

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

SERAP Petitions ICPC over House Fraud Allegations

House: Falana, Keyamo Condemn Violence, Suspension of Lawmakers

‘My Father was Killed for Supporting Akpabio’

Wale Tinubu Emerges Africa’s ‘Business Leader of the Year’

NAMA: Lagos, Abuja, Others to Benefit from New Radar Project

Fashola, Aliyu, Chart New Course for Public Service

FG to Dualise International Link Roads

‘NMA Not Part of Resident Doctors’ Strike’

Court Restrains Adedibu’s Children from Father’s Property

NITEL/MTEL: Telecoms Workers Give FG 21-day Ultimatum

Jonathan Seeks Speedy Passage of Anti-terrorism Bill

FG to Confiscate Ships with Toxic Waste

Edo Assembly Declares PDP Lawmakers’ Seats Vacant

FG Begins Payment of N23bn Military Pension Arrears

Bayelsa D’Gov Asks Court to Stop Impeachment Panel

Kainji Dam: FG, W'Bank to Build New Turbines

Abdulmutallab: Judge Declines Nigeria’s Request

2011: Rally for Jonathan Holds in Bauchi Saturday

N5bn Debt: EFCC Beams Searchlight on Aviation Sector

US to Target Corrupt Officials Through Visas

Certificate Forgery: Rights Groups Give Ultimatum on Lawmakers’ Prosecution

2nd Niger Bridge: Chukwumerije Hails Cancellation of PPP Contract

Lagos Moves to Resolve Boundary Conflicts

N5.2bn Scam: EFCC May Summon More Legislators

INEC: Mamman, Anka Dropped

Jonathan Heads to Canada for G8 Summit

House: Mayhem as 11 Members are Suspended

Monday, June 21, 2010

$413m ADB-funded Bamenda – Enugu Highway Project Begins

House Member Faults Jega’s Nomination

Online Shopping Firm Debuts in Lagos, Abuja

Akpabio Weeps over Slain PDP Chieftain

NCP: INEC Officials Shouldn’t Be Party Stalwarts

Osun 2011: Omisore’s Father Endorses Ex-SSG

NSCDC Threatens to Dismiss Erring Officers

Accident Claims 14 Lives in Sokoto

Robberies : Banks on 5-Day Strike in Okigwe

Israeli Envoy Challenges FG on Resources

Doctors Embark on Indefinite Strike

NECO Lifts Suspension on Edo

2011: Group Raps Isyaku Ibrahim

ICPC Slams Additional Charges on Ogbulafor

Power: FG Needs $6bn Annual Investment

NCC: FG Retires Bello, Directed to Hand over to Gwandu

2011: ‘Northern Leaders’ Pronouncements Unrealistic’

A’Court Voids 4 Osun Lawmakers’ Elections

Assault: Arogundade, Navy Lose Application

Constitution Amendment: Fashola, Ogunlewe, Osibajo, Others React

Zoning: Group Heads to Court, Demands Interpretation

Lamido: Debate About Zoning Unhealthy

Jonathan Reassures on Good Governance

US: We’ve Missed Nigeria’s Voice on Global Platform

Former NDLEA Boss, Lafiaji, Bags 16 Years in Jail

Local Content: No Frivolous Waivers for Oil Firms, Says FG

EFCC:We’re Probing House Allegations

Barth Nnaji Now Special Adviser on Power

Abdulmutallab: Nigeria Seeks to Observe Trial

Danjuma Gives Condition for Jonathan to Run in 2011

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Erosion: Govt Denies Receiving N10bn from FG

IFC Partners eTranzact on MobileMoney Project

Mimiko Moves to Create 100,000 Jobs

8 Communities Threaten Shell over Oil Spill

NECO Suspends Senior School Exam

Arewa Lawyers Resolve to Protect Region

Cholera: 21 Killed, 86 Hospitalised

Global Polio Initiative to Build on Nigeria’s 99% Drop

Stay Away from House Crisis, NANS Warns Students

FG Approves Monetisation Package for Electricity Workers

Derivation: HOSTCOM Wants Presidential Support for Reform Bill

Jonathan’s Wife Laments Political Bickering in Bayelsa

Yakowa: Why I’ve Not Named Commissioners

Non-oil Export: NEXIM is Undercapitalised, Says MD

Illiteracy: Nigeria Hosts E-9 Meeting

2011: Again, UK Seeks Credible Polls

Graft: AC Accuses Federal Lawmakers, Seeks Probe

Jonathan:Military Men for Civil Duties Soon

Bankole: House Committee Studying Documents on Graft Allegation

INEC: Senate Resumes Tomorrow, Screens Jega, Others Wednesday

Northern Leaders: North Can Win Without Zoning

Aviation Minister Settles FAAN, Oil Marketers’ Row

2011: I Won’t Declare My Stand Now, Says Jonathan

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Nigeria, Others Celebrate Hydrography Day

Govt Injects N300m into Grassroots’ Health Programme

Contractor’s Shoddy Job Irks Council Boss

DG Seeks More Powers for Procurement Bureau

Eviction: Lawmaker Threatens Legal Action against Judge

Issue Politics and a Crawling Nation

Thunder Could Strike Twice in the Same Place

Why NEPAD Was Established, By Dakingari

Community Renews Demand for Compensation on Landed Property

INEC: Jonathan’s Nominee Denies Affiliation with Akande

‘Why Kebbi Workers’ Promotion’s Delayed’

Failed Contract: Jigawa Orders Ex-Minister to Refund N244m

Oshiomhole Blames Past Leaders for Nigeria’s Woes

2011: Jonathan’s Campaign Vehicle Set Ablaze in Kebbi

FCT: 59, 339 Plots Allocated Since 1976

Ban Ki-moon Still Eager to Visit Nigeria

FG Distributes 63m Mosquito Nets

Medicare: Kaduna Spends N5bn on Pregnant Women

Air Nigeria Airline to Resume Flights to Benin, Owerri

AU Lauds Preparation for Guinea Presidential Poll

Arewa Youths Decry Regional Politics

Jonathan Shuns Edo PDP Factions

Adamawa Monarch Gets Staff of Office

Bankole: Security Agents Uncover Fresh Plot

Fire Razes Ajumogobia’s Residence

ANPP Leaders Woo IBB

Ayoola: Attackers of ICPC Officials to Face 1-Year Jail Term

Uduaghan Advocates Criminal Probe of Oil Spills in N’Delta

Isyaku Ibrahim: ‘Northern Leaders’ Are Seeking Relevance

Friday, June 18, 2010

Lobby for INEC Secretary Intensifies

JTF Breaks up Octogenarians’ Protest in Delta

Bayelsa Impeachment: Counsels Argue over Competence of Court

Jos: ECWA Calls for Sack of Army Chief

‘Northern Elders to Dump PDP over Jonathan’

Northern Caucus Backs Bankole

‘Why Jega Can’t Guarantee Credible Polls’

Nigerian Jailed in S/Africa for Illegal World Cup Tickets

Swiss Court Convicts Abacha’s Son

Nigerian Economy Grew 7.23% in First Quarter

PDP Bans Nnamani’s Reform Group

Siemens: Adenuga in S/Africa, Ask EFCC?for More Time

Presidency: Northern Leaders Want Zoning Till 2047

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Jonathan Tasked On Credible Elections

Govt to Compensate Ijegun Fire Victims

Group Backs Al-Makura’s Guber Bid

Constitution Amendment: State Assemblies Urged to Fast-track Passage of Bill

NCC Orders Telecom Operators to Stop Lotteries

Buhari, Soyinka Demand New Voters’ Register

Finally, PDP Ratifies Nwodo as Chairman

Siemens: EFCC Set to Quiz Adenuga, 5 Others Today

INEC: Partisan Nominees ‘ll be Dropped, Says Jonathan

150 Northern Leaders Insist on 2011 Presidency

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Murder: Man to Die By Hanging

Fashola: Group Warns AC Against Losing to PDP

Port Congestion: FG Set to Implement Report on Best Practices

Yar’Adua’s CSO Abandons Court on Land Matter

FIDA Dedicates Law Week to Children, Young Persons

Certificate Forgery: Group Wants Lagos Lawmakers Prosecuted

NBA Institutes Gani Fawehimni Prize

Corruption Blamed for Non-maintenance of Airport Facilities

Oil Spill: NOSDRA, Mobil Disagree over Remediation

House Member Rallies Supports for Bankole

UN Agency Raises Alarm over Environmental Contamination

Delta Signs Pact With Obasanjo Farms

300 Kidnappers Arrested in South East

Conduct Bureau Arraigns 135 Public Officers in Yobe

Child Trafficking: Nigeria to Strengthen Collaboration with ILO

FG Begins Biometric Verification of 160,000 Pensioners

Corruption: Eso, Babalola Want AGF to Probe Election Petition Tribunals

British Envoy Wants INEC to Address Vital Issues

Deposed Monarch Slams N10bn Suit Against Govt 

US Shows Interest in Greenfield Refinery

INEC Officials Boycott Workshop on Voters’ Register

Bankole: Drama As House Group’s Ultimatum Expires

Siemens: EFCC Quizzes Envoy, NITEL Scribe

Again, Shell Raises Concerns over PIB

Nwodo Set to Become PDP Chairman Today

Lagerback: We’re Ready to Delight Nigerians

2nd Niger Bridge: FG Orders Fresh Award of Contract

Constitution: States to Pass Amendments June 29

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Another ‘Deadly’ Sect Uncovered

FG May Ban ‘Dubai’ Shoes

Govt May Probe Udenwa over Uncompleted Projects

Lawmaker Rejects ‘Below Average’ Rating

Cleric Raises Alarm over Same-sex Marriage

22 Jostle for Kogi Guber

Delta Beefs Up Security Ahead of Jonathans’ Visit

Contempt: A’Court Summons Delta Speaker, Clerk

FG Seeks ILO’s Assistance to Tackle Jobs Threat

State Assemblies Get Constitution Amendments

Bayelsa: Impeachment Panel Summons D’Gov

Jonathan Rejigs Power Reform Structure

Globacom: We’re Not Involved in Siemens Scam

Presidency, Govs Set up Panel on Sovereign Wealth Fund

Monday, June 14, 2010

I’m Not Running from EFCC, Says DG

June 12: Ijaws Shun Ex-govs at Rally

Miss Nigeria Pageant Returns

US Extends Ties to Arochukwu Kingdom

Ohanaeze Demands Sack of Army Chief

MDGs: DFID to Invest 140m Euros in Nigeria

2 Years after Explosion, Ijegun Pipeline Submerged in Flood

Holding Reserves in Yuan Not Rewarding, Says Rewane

Late Premier’s Son Renews Quest to Govern Abia

Child Rights Acts: Govs to Get Awards for Implementation

S’Court Orders Army to Pay Retired Captain’s Entitlements

My Fears for Jega, Olorode, By UAD Chief

IG Warns Police against Strike Action

Foreign Trips, Appointments: Group Slams Jonathan, Sambo

IBB Posters: Ohakim Denies Understanding with IBB

Nigeria Maintains Progress in US 2010 Trafficking in Persons Report

Lagos Prohibits Okada Operations

2011: Abiola’s Residence to Host Presidential Candidates

Electoral Reform: PDP Slams AC for Doubting Jonathan’s Sincerity

Monarch’s Kidnap: Police Arrest 16

Learn from Yar’Adua, House Group Urges Jonathan

Dumping Zoning May Cause Chaos, Says Balarabe Musa

CJN Warns New Judges against Corruption

Aviation Safety: W’Bank Supports NCAA with N7.4bn

N5.2bn Fraud: Elumelu, Ugbane to Wait Till July 5

Waziri, Husband of EFCC Boss, Escapes Death

ILO: Nigeria Canvasses Level Playing Ground

PDP Chair: S’East PDP Clears Nwodo

Jonathan: FG Passionate About Super Eagles

Shamsuddeen: FG Needs N32trn for Vision 2020

Vice-President, Govs at Yar’Adua 40 Days Prayer

Siemens: EFCC Summons Late Immigration Boss, 11 others

Bayelsa: CJ Raises Impeachment Panel for D’Gov

NITEL: NCP Panel Submits Report, Proposes 2 Options

Bankole: I’m Innocent of Corruption Charges

Corruption: Jonathan Warns Contractors, Public Servants

Sunday, June 13, 2010

PDP Chair: Ibeshi Lauds Nwodo’s Choice

Fayose Slams Oni Over Workers’ Protest

S’ West ANPP Backs Akande as National Chairman

FG Reiterates Commitment to Boost Power Supply

Monarch Urges Politicians to Eschew Greed

FG Pumps N12bn into Kano -Jebba Rail Line

Dangote Lifts Ibese Community with N5m

Federation Account: ‘FG Committed to Transparency’

RMG: Elections Monitoring Board Constitutional

IBB Campaign Takes Off in Enugu

AC Doubts President’s Commitment to Electoral Reform

Pro-Fashola Groups Turn June 12 Rallies to Campaign

Don’t Impose Deregulation on Nigerians, NLC Tells Jonathan

Drugs: NDLEA Nabs Native Doctor, Ex-convict

Embattled Oyo Lawmakers Petition Jonathan, Mark, IG

Olawepo: Controversy about Zoning Retrogressive

House : S’ West PDP Passes Vote of Confidence on Bankole

Poly, COEs Begin Warning Strike

Company Registration: CAC to Introduce Biometrics Tech

2011: Jimoh Ibrahim Heads Pro-Jonathan Group’s BOT

Plateau Raises Alarm over Fresh Plot to Attack Jos

Yar’Adua: 40 Days Prayer Holds Today

Again, No African Leader Got Ibrahim Prize

FG, 36 States to Dedicate 15% Budget to Health Sector

Gunmen Invade Senator Saraki’s Abuja Home

Monarch Kidnapped, Two Subjects Killed

Senators Seek 100% Raise in Quarterly Allowance

CBN Mulls Holding Reserves in Yuan

N’Delta: Shell to Clean Up 268 Oil Spill Sites

Mark, Bankole, 36 State Speakers Meet

Saturday, June 12, 2010

June 12 Activists Use Anniversary to Hit IBB

How Attahiru Jega Got INEC Job, By Jonathan

USAID/LEAD Opens Outlets in 2 States

‘Okonta Remains Assembly Speaker’

Nigeria’s Economic Growth Excites Former Irish Premier

‘How Secret Act Fuels Corruption’

Kano/Jebba Rail Line Gets N12bn Boost

Piracy and Terrorism on the Mediterranean

Morning Yet on Democracy Day

Rains Inimical to Driving, Says FRSC

Impeachment: Lawmaker Chides Anti-Bankole Group

Ilorin Court Dethrones Royal Father

Rising Truancy Rate Worries Sokoto Govt

Imoke Unveils Theme for 2010 Calabar Carnival

British Mayor, Sheriff Laud Nigerian Educationists

W’Cup: 2 Robbers Bag 30-year Jail Term

Bankole: I’m Not Disturbed by Impeachment Threat

Nigeria, Returning to Global Reckoning, Says Mark

Hope, Pride and Immortality

Utomi, Others Task Jonathan

Activists Laud President

Ogun Declares Tomorrow Work-free Day

IBB Group Seeks Forgiveness

ANPP’s Baggage to Opposition Parties, Says AC

Falae Expresses Doubt over 2011 Election

Kebbi Crisis: Council Chairmen Petition Jonathan

Umar: Jonathan Should Avoid Tainted Persons

2011: June 12 Activists Use Anniversary to Hit IBB

Enyeama was Man of the Match, Says Maradona

Friday, June 11, 2010

PFN Cautions Jonathan over 2011 Presidential Race

Housing: FG Repositions Ministry for Efficient Delivery

… ECWA Laments Attack on its Churches

Panic in Jos As Muslims Sit at Home

‘NNPC Has a Good Management Team’

Two Legislators Clash over Property

Union Bank Expects Profit After Bailout

Gunmen Kill Rivers Civil Service Commission Chief

Obiorah Discontinues Suit against Daily Times

Nigeria, US Sign Agreement on Renewable Energy

Police Avert Communal Crisis in Enugu

Alleged Fraud: Court Admits Fresh Evidence Against Nyame

Abiola Paved Way for Present Democracy –Oshiomhole

GTB Drops Suit against Virgin Nigeria

Nigeria Tackles Argentina as World Cup Kicks Off

Arewa: Our Advice to Jonathan

Thursday, June 10, 2010

OPEC: World Oil Demand to Rise By 940,000bpd

... Ohakim Debunks Media Report on Court Action

INEC Ready for 2011 Polls,Says Umeadi

Kidnapping: Oba of Benin Deploys Voodoo Priests

INEC: NBA Hails Jega’s Appointment

‘PDP Reform Group Not against Govs’

FG to Review Concession of Eagle Square, Conference Centre

MEND, JTF in Counter Claims over Attack

VP Tasks DMO on Infrastructure Devt

Doing Business: W’Bank Ranks Kano Top Reformer, Jigawa Easiest State

‘Nigeria to Generate Power from Nuclear Tech by 2019’

Dubai Police Revoke Ibori’s Bail

Harmonised Constitution Amendments: Highlights

Akure Monarch Deposed, Banished

Power Supply: Nigeria to Partner US

History as World Cup Debuts in S’Africa

Africa’s Future in Our Grasp

In Defence Of Yerima

Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Govt Debunks Report on Non-payment of Workers’ Salaries

Shema :I Run Debt-free Govt

TSS: NUT Serves 21- day Strike Notice

Ajegunle Crisis: Groups Reject Medical Result

2011:PDP Presents 5 Guber Aspirants

Pilgrims Commission Screens Air Carriers

Obi: Why we Support Voluntary Hospitals

Navy Promises Oil Thieves Hell in N’Delta

Stakeholders Seek Bill to Regulate Criminal Justice Administration

Okigwe Town Union Okays Ohakim for 2nd Term

ILO Moves to Boost Action Against Child Labour

3 Dead, 13 Hospitalised in Edo, Delta Communal Clash

Tsav: Govt Wrong to Drop Charges Against Ribadu, El-Rufai

Oil Exploration: FG Lists Challenges in Chad Basin, Deepwater

Deji: Olori, Lawyer Disown ‘Settlement’ Letter 

Ekweremadu: Senate Considers Legislation on Constitution Amendment

Abacha’s Sons Sue FG over Swiss Loot

Delta: Anioma Insists on Producing Next Gov

S’East Roads: Daggash Worries over Slow Pace of Work

Aviation Scam: ‘Fake Firms Used in Contract Bid’

2011: PDP Elders Ask Jonathan, Sambo to Contest

AGF: We’ll Protect EFCC from Corrupt Individuals

CBN Accredits 14 Cheque Printers

Jos: 4 Feared Dead, Others Injured in Police/Okada Clash

‘Why Nigeria Backed UN Resolution Against Iran’

MTN Signs N318bn Financing Loan to Expand Capacity

S’East: FG Moves to Tackle Kidnapping

SEC Penalises 92 Market Operators

N’Delta Monarchs Sue FG over N500bn NDDC Funds

Onovo: Police‘ll Charge Deji of Akure with Assault

Constitution: N’Assembly Sends Amendments to States

FG to Cancel Concessions, Prepares for Airports’ Privatisation

House Group Moves against Bankole

INEC: Senate Screens Jega, Others on June 22

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Police Arrest 5 Suspected Kidnappers

Firm Organises Fun Day for Less Privileged

Afromedia Unfolds ‘My Green Nigeria’ Project

Fashola Lauds LASIEC for Embarking on Delineation of New Wards

Nigeria to Witness Spiritual Rebirth, Says Clergy

2011: Okadigbo’s Widow Joins Senate Race

90,000 Prostitutes Operate in Ondo, Says NGO

PTDF Accuses Oil Firms of Scheming Out Nigerian Graduates

Journalists Barred from Imo Investment Summit

FG Moves to Check Insecurity in Abia

D’Gov: Bayelsa Assembly Orders CJ to Constitute Probe Panel

N1.7bn: EFCC Files More Charges against Kogi Officials

Jigawa Speaker’s Wife: Suspected Kidnappers Die in Police Custody

15 Pipeline Vandals Arrested

Group to Mobilise 60m Nigerians for Jonathan

Lawyer Dragged to Court over Rent

Jonathan: Poor Infrastructure, Weak Governance, Bane of Education

No Going Back on Okada Ban, Plateau Insists

Bribery Scandal: EFCC Grills Siemens Officials for 8hrs

Nigeria @ 50 Logo: Jonathan Pays Tribute to Founding Fathers

Police Foil Kidnap Bid in Lagos

Past INEC Chairmen

W’Bank: Why Nigeria Remains in Debt

Senate Receives Nomination

House, Oshiomhole Hail Choice of Jega

The Challenges at INEC

Jega: An Activist as INEC Chair Nominee

After 11-Hour Operation, Nigerian Conjoined Twins Separated in India

PDP Settles for Nwodo

Bharti Airtel Completes Acquisition of Zain

Jega, Ten Others Nominated for INEC

Monday, June 07, 2010

Babalola Power Explosion Holds June 21

Obi: Potable Water, My Major Priority

Senator Nwaogu Defies Zoning, Seeks Second Tenure

Fire Guts LG Electronics Showroom

‘We ‘ll Resist Moves to Impose Sheriff’s Brother on Borno’

LG Workers Raise Alarm over Trapped Salaries in Ekiti

Nigeria Loses $46bn to Organic Farming

Robbers Threaten to Invade Banks in Abia

NAFDAC Raises Alarm over Fake Drugs

Hackers Compromise THISDAY Staff’s Yahoo!, Facebook Accounts

Impeachment: Bayelsa D’ Gov May Head for Court

Kwara: Group Prays for Emergence of Woman Gov

FG Establishes Cooperative Programme to Boost Food Security

Deji: Wife Slams N100m Suit As Indigenes Demand Oba’s Ouster

London Court Jails Ibori’s Sister, Associate for 5 Years

Bankole: House Condemns Threats of Anarchy

‘Constitution, Impediment to Jonathan’s Performance’

Okere: Court Orders Navy, Arogundade to Pay N100m Pending Appeal

High Cost of Projects Execution Worries Jonathan

Capital Markets: African Regulators Seek Lower Fees

Jonathan Lauds Gate, Pledges to Eradicate Polio

EFCC Launches $15m Daimler Bribery Probe

Terrorism: US Agency to Screen Direct In-Bound Flights

FG Earmarks N10bn for Second Niger Bridge

Sanusi Seeks Removal of Fuel Subsidy

FG: We Will Deliver NIPP on Schedule

Fresh Riot Erupts in Jos

Nwodo’s Ascendancy Runs into a Hitch

Sunday, June 06, 2010

Amnesty for Kidnappers Suffers Setback

Yuguda’s Wife Donates to Charity

Saraki: CPP Dissociates Self from Opposition

Anioma People Insist on Producing Next Governor

Afenifere Wants Electoral Reform Fast-tracked

Fashola Advocates Proper Knowledge of Constitution

A’Ibom: PDP Reaffirms Akpabio as Sole Guber Candidate

NDLEA Foils Plan to Export Drugs in Fufu

‘Nigerian Languages Risk Extinction’

Varsity Awards Goje Honorary Doctoral Degree

Chadian Govt Awards $1.2bn Housing Contract to Nigerian

Sambo to Launch ‘Access to Education’ Campaign

FG to Conduct Census of Unemployed Nigerians

Golden Jubilee: Nigerians Urged to Make Country Worth Living

RMG: Nigerians Should Learn from British Elections

Civil Society Groups Charged on Elective Positions

FAAN, Airlines to Fight Bird Strike Menace at Airports

NUPENG, PENGASSAN Task NNPC on Depot Facilities

Wale Tinubu Nominated for African Business Awards

Guild of Editors Urges Support for Post-amnesty Programme

Yarima: ‘Parliament Can’t Annul Islamic Marriage’

Ghanaian Court Reinstates Nigerian Banker

Bankole Advocates Effective Management Culture

2011: Mark Tasks Politicians on National Unity

N’Delta: 5 Oil Firms Reject ECOWAS Court

2011: Independent Newspaper Holds Forum on Credible Polls

Senate C’ttee Summons IG over Deji of Akure, Anambra Road Crash

Plot to Remove Oyo Assembly Speaker Thickens

House Raises Alarm over Fuel Tank Farms

Bank Directors to Partner CBN on Reforms

Ribadu: Anti-corruption Programme Must Be Sustainable

Fresh Controversy Trails Constitution Amendment

‘el-Rufai, Modibbo, Aliero Allocated 18, 445 Plots’

Jonathan Orders Power Sector Reforms Fast-tracked

House Conflict: Speaker, Aide Alleged Threat to Life

SGBN to Return with N37bn Capital

2011: Jonathan Can Contest, Says Obasanjo

PDP NEC Meets Thursday to Ratify Nwodo

FG Cancels Abuja Second Runway Project

Sanusi: Jonathan Backs CBN Reform Agenda

Saturday, June 05, 2010

Students Fete Shekarau’s Aide

Group Roots for Jonathan, Chides PDP over Zoning

House, Ministry to Collaborate on Health

USAID Partners Group to Aid Physically-challenged Students

God Ordained Jonathan’s Presidency, Says Church

Govt to Distribute Energy-saving Bulbs

Oni Raises Task Force to Check Illicit Forest Activities

‘How to Curb Harsh Effects of Climate Change’

Politicians Advised to Shun Sentiment

Govt’s Strides in Judiciary Excite EU, Others

Group Drums Support for IBB

2011: Activists Task Aspirants on Health Status

CJ Canvasses Amendment to Pensions Act

Assault: Group Seeks Prosecution of Royal Father

2011: Politician Predicts Free, Fair Polls

Lawmaker Urges Action on MDGs

Climate Change: Lagos Adopts Holistic Approach

Court Orders Gov to Reinstate Sacked LG Bosses

DESOPADEC, Stakeholders to End Rift

FG Okays N15bn for Kaduna Power Project

Jonathan Solicits Varsity Support for Govt Policies

NBA Tackles Lawmakers over Quest for Funds’ Hike

‘21,000 Nigerians Working in Italy’

Ondo Queries Monarch over Brawl with Wife

Polio: Sokoto to Immunise 850,000 Children

How Corruption Affected Nigeria’s Devt, By Bali

S’African President Faces Family Scandal

Bayelsa Lawmakers Receive N2.4bn for Constituency Projects

Injury Robs S’Africa 2010 of Top Stars

As President Moves To Announce First Northerner As Electoral Umpire... Bello, Jega, Yakub Emerge Top Contenders for INEC Job

Jonathan Accepts Nwodo as Consensus Candidate

Friday, June 04, 2010

Farouk Lawan Joins Kano Governorship Race

Royal Father Hails NTDC

Court Drops Otedola’s Name from Suit

‘State Creation, Next Focus of Senate’

Sokoto: S/Court Orders Appeal Court to Stay Judgement

Ghanaian with Arms and Ammunition Arrested in Lagos

Lead Poisoning Kills 163 in Zamfara

Activists Remember Kudirat, Protest Against IBB

Drogba May Miss World Cup

US, Nigeria to Hold Talks on Investment, Energy

FG Commences Review of Guidelines for Import Tariffs

Ribadu: I’m Back to Serve Nigeria

2011: IBB, Atiku, Lar, Ciroma, Others Meet Over Jonathan

Thursday, June 03, 2010

Labour Party: Obasanjo Dangerous to Democracy

‘Prosecute Deji of Akure’

Group Organises Alabama-Nigeria Forum

FRSC Partners Others on Safety Campaign

Kidnapping, Threat to Nation’s MDG Target, Says Abodunrin

Alleged Fraud: Imo Indigenes Want EFCC to Probe Ohakim, Udenwa

N6bn Fraud: EFCC Denies Investigating Jang’s Son

Senate: Legislation on Social Security Underway

Jos Killings: ‘We Found 16 Decomposed Bodies of Women’

Don’t Allow Nigeria Become Failed Project, Akunyili Tasks Editors

Mark: Strong ECOWAS Parliament’ ll Promote Mutual Co-existence

ILO Worries over Continuing Jobs Crisis

Another 3 Die of Food Poisoning in Ekiti

Senate Ends Third Legislative Session

US Awards Grants for Renewable Energy in Nigeria

Civil Societies Threaten to Derail Constitution Amendment

Leadership Editor Joins THISDAY

Sokoto Guber: Supreme Court Rules on Knotty Issues

Ekweremadu: N’Assembly to Review Devolution of Powers to Federating Units

Again, NESREA Intercepts Another Toxic Waste Ship

Yarima: Sharia Council Drags FG, N’Assembly to Court

Council of Obas Suspends Deji of Akure

Asset Management Bill Ready for President’s Assent

SSS Quizzes Ogunewe Over Brawl with Bankole

Bayelsa: Lawmakers List 10 Offences against D’Gov

Constitution Amendment: The Jinx Finally Broken?

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Senate Confirms Ukura as Auditor General of the Federation

Farmers to Register for Fertilizer Procurement

MTN Foundation Flays Exploitation of Disability Support Project

Abuja Masterplan: FCT ’ll Remove Erring Officials, Monarchs

S’Court Orders CBN to Pay Pensioners

Pa Rewane: Court Acquits Suspect After 15 Years in Kirikiri

Jonathan Lauds Armed Forces for Protecting Democracy

Gaza: Group Condemns Israeli Assault

Ibadan Indigenes in Diaspora Demand for State

FG ‘ll Continue to Promote ICT Devt, Says Akunyili

...Party Lifts Suspension on Nnamani, Masari

Wife Battery: Women Groups Condemn Deji of Akure

PDP: Jonathan Didn’t Betray Yar’Adua

Senate: Court Dismisses el-Rufai’s Case

Earthqake,Tsunami May Hit Nigeria, Says Expert

UK Convicts Ibori’s Associate, Udoamaka

7-point Agenda: EXCOF Approves Appraisal Report

House in Fresh Rumble over N2.3bn Car Deal

Diplomats Lament Bad State of MMIA

FG Moves to Boost Oil Reserves

Jonathan Invited to G8 Meeting in Canada

Bribery Scandal: EFCC Meets Siemens Officials Next Week

Senate Okays New Constitution

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

Projects: Ohakim Calls for Patience

Utuama: Politics Doesn’t Breed Corruption

June 12: OPC Asks Jonathan to Immortalise Abiola

Labour Party Chairman Joins Presidential Race

‘Inter-Marriage, Recipe for Peace’

Alleged Racism: Court Summons KLM GM

Fertiliser Diversion: Five in Police Net

Forgery: Edo Withdraws Licence of 17 Private Schools

FG Project Tears Communities Apart

Halliburton: Group Gives FG Ultimatum to Prosecute Obasanjo, Others

Parties to Discontinue Lagos Magistrate Law Suit

N5.6bn Debt: Court Strikes Out AP, Julius Berger from Suit

Controversy over Post-UME Rages

N50m Bribe: Appeal Court Reprimands Obasanjo

Assault: Deji’s Action Condemned As Kingmakers Meet

2010 Allocations: ETF to Disburse N70 bn

VP: FG Sincere on Improving Power Situation

FG Unveils Initiative to Tackle Oil Spill in N’ Delta

IAEA Urges Action on Nigeria’s Nuclear Power Bid

Reprieve for Odili,Nnamani, Masari, Others

Sanusi: N140bn Agric Facility Dormant

France Promises More Support for Nigeria

PDP: NEC, BoT, Caucus to Meet over Ogbulafor’s Successor

Tenure: Kogi Gov Dragged to Court

Yar’Adua: Jonathan on Surprise ‘Thank You’ Visit to Saudi

Carrington Urges Jonathan to Honour June 12 Heroes

House Probes Construction of Fuel Depots

Bayelsa: Assembly Serves Deputy Governor Impeachment Notice

Ibori’s Sister Convicted

Libya Executes Nigerians, Other Nationals

2010 Budget: Jonathan Seeks Review of Oil Benchmark

Senate, House Meet to Pass Constitution Amendment

Power: Nigeria Woos Russian Investors

42 Arraigned for Environmental Offences

PDP Zoning: Politicians Told to Seek Succour in Other Parties

Govt Sets up 50 Waste Recycling Banks

UNN: Google Begins N3bn Wireless Network

Infrastructure: FCT Minister Moves to Halt Traffic Snarl

Osun 2011: Ooni, Others Adopt Akinbade

Change Your Posture, Kwara Opposition Groups Told

LAUTECH: Obasanjo Reconciles Alao-Akala, Oyinlola

Loan Default: Micro-finance Bank Drags Lawyer to Court

Abuja Comedy Lovers Scammed

Orji: My Performance Equals Available Revenue

Ex-governor, Traditional Rulers Call for Credible Polls

Don Seeks Support for Varsity’s Devt

‘Nigeria’s Democracy Needs Consolidation’

I Never Called Ukwa Ngwa Kidnappers, Says Orji

‘Effective Tax Culture Guarantees Sustainable Development’

Falana Flays FG?s Reluctance to Electoral Reforms

Chime Acquires 425 Prado Jeeps for Royal Fathers

Nigeria?s Democracy?s a Ruse, Says Gbonigi

Buhari’s Party Tasks INEC on Voters’ Register

Street Fight: Ondo Oba Escapes Mob Attack

2011: Diaspora Nigerians Declare Support for Jonathan

Irish Bishop in Nigeria Resigns after Sex Scandal

Resident Doctors Begin 3-day Warning Strike

Withhold Assent on National Health Bill, Lab Scientists Tell Jonathan

AGOA: Nigeria Ranked Highest Beneficiary in Africa

C’ttee Plans 24-Hour Power Supply to Abuja, PH

ECOWAS Suspends Guinea, Niger

PPA: PDP Crisis Portends Danger for 2011 Polls

NEMA Moves to Tackle Looming Food Crisis in 7 States

How to Ensure Votes Count, By SNG

Mark Urges Ghana to Review Economic Conditions on Nigerians

2011: Buhari, Tinubu in Secret Talks

Bayelsa: Plot to Impeach Deputy Governor Tears Assembly Apart

Aondoakaa: Jonathan Can Contest in 2011

Glo Wins Telecoms Licence in Senegal

17 Years After, IBB Seeks Abiola’s Immortalisation

Sultan: Votes Can’t Count Without Reforms