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This Day News Archive for July 2010Rss

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Briton, Nigerian Convicted of Marriage Scam in UK

PPPRA, Marketers Disagree on Criteria for Fuel Imports

N’Assembly Passes N240bn NDDC Budget

Ex-NDLEA Chief, Lafiaji, Denied Bail Pending Appeal

FG Announces Non-violence Training for Ex-militants

Shekarau: My Presidential Ambition Not Do-or-Die

AC Wants Ondo REC Redeployed

Abia: Impeachment Panel Shuts out Journalists

House: Diaspora Nigerians Want Graft Allegations Probed

FG Seeks Continued US Support, Condoles Pakistan

PIB‘ll Address Oil Spills, Says Minister

2011: New Voters’ Register or No Elections, Says Jega

Aliyu Clears Air on Governors’ Meeting

Jonathan Endorses Raising N20bn for Jos, Haiti Victims

2011: Jega Urges Police to Prevent Ballot-snatching

Yerima: Interpol Writes NHRC

Buhari Asks Nigerians to Search for Credible Leaders

2011: Expect Crisis without Jonathan, Gana Warns

Bankole, Daniel in Public Scuffle over New Bridge

Zoning Crisis Rocks ANPP

CBN: 10 Banks Have N1.5tr Negative Capital

New Electoral Law Bans Consensus Candidature

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Assembly Passes 30 Bills, Others at C’ttee Stage

Youths Threaten Mass Protest over Govt Interference

LG Chief Tasks Youths on Healthy Lifestyle

Customs Moves Against Smugglers

Assembly Swears- in New Member

Dakingari Hailed over Crime Reduction

2011: Jonathan’ll Declare Soon, Says Group

Edo SSG Receives Defecting PDP Members

Babangida: Olubadan Refutes Report

Budget: Stakeholders Advocate Paradigm Shift

Bankole Inaugurates Sango-Otta Bridge Today

NBA Presidency: Lawyers Go to Poll Today

N500bn Manufacturing Fund: N130bn for Disbursement, Says Sanusi

Jega Denies Meeting Anenih, Sambawa

Tinubu: Iwu Pirated Software for Current Voters Register

Defection: Orji’s Decision’ll Be People-oriented

Mark: National Assembly Determined to Create States

NUC Threatens to Withdraw LAUTECH’s Licence

Power: Nnaji Laments Slow Growth, Seeks Private Sector Intervention

Sambo: Corruption, Enemy of National Devt

N6.1bn SIM Registration Tears House Apart

Senate Defers Approval of NDDC Budget

Sanusi: No Cause for Alarm on National Economy

Sanusi Wants Electricity Tariff Raised by 200%

Unremitted Taxes Hit N212bn, Says FIRS

Shell to Sell 4 Oil Blocks in Niger Delta

Zoning: Why I Didn’t Vote, by Yobe Gov

INEC Targets 70mVoters, Seeks Additional N10bn

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Court Upholds Omoyeni’s Removal as Wema Bank MD

Riot: 1 Killed, 24 Arrested

NESREA Arrests Another Toxic-laden Ship

Politicians Are Undereducated, Says Utomi

Ikuforiji: State Legislature’s Financial Autonomy Key to Devt

CBN Boosts Real Sector with N130bn

Govt Plans New Town for Bakassi Returnees

House Kicks Against NDDC Budget

House: Melaye, Others Know Fate Aug 27

... As Senate Confirms 2 More INEC Chiefs

‘27 Policemen Die in Search of Kidnappers’

Abia PDP Gives Orji 7 Days to Return to Party

INEC Cancels Recruitment Exercise

Africa Shrine: Photographer Sues Fela! On Broadway

Rampaging Robbers Paralyse Commercial Activities in Oyo, Ogun

Jonathan: Election Litigations Distracting

‘Wrong People Can’t Buy Banks’

Contempt: Court Strikes out Okereke-Onyiuke’s Name

Deregulation Inevitable for Economy, Say CBN, NNPC

Abia Dep Gov Heads to Court to Stop Impeachment

Tribunal Upholds Obi’s Election

AGF: Amended Constitution Requires President’s Assent

Crude Oil Reserves Drop By 1.6bn Barrels

Northern Govs: Jonathan Free to Contest in 2011

Leave Abia Gov Alone, APGA Tells PDP

Akinde Charges Women to Pray

NBA Warns Against Shift in Polls Date

Monday, July 26, 2010

EFCC Releases Detained Officials

Sesame Square Premieres in Nigeria

2011: Nigerians in Diaspora Can’t Vote, Says Jonathan

ECOWAS Accepts Blames for Regional Tragedies

FG: Concession of Nation’s Airports On Course

Due Process: Nigeria Saves $590m

El-Rufai Asks Court to Quash Charges against Him

Jonathan Urges Elite to Shun Corruption

Oba: Politicians Gave Guns to Kidnappers

Abuja Land Reforms: FG Raises Implementation C’ttee

House, NNPC Disagree on $5bn LNG Dividends

CISLAC: No CSR Clause in PIB

Senate to Probe N630bn Housing Projects

FG: Why We Delayed Electricity Workers’ Monetisation Arrears

NUPENG Wants NNPC to Handle Fuel Import Allocations

AP Saga: Dangote Heads for Appeal Court over Contempt

Court Declares Press Council Law Oppressive

IFC to Inject $300m into Nigerian Banks

Excess Crude: Govs Want $3bn Shared

S’South Endorses Jonathan

Sunday, July 25, 2010

2011: AC Tasks FG, N但ssembly on Successful Polls

Etisalat Goes Live on Main One Submarine Cable System

Develop Your Plots, FCT Minister Charges Foreign Missions

Ibori to Be Extradited to UK Soon, Say Dubai Police

Senate: NNPC Fails to Submit 10-Year Annual Budget

Jonathan Restates Nigeria痴 Commitment to AU Ideals

FG: We致e Met Striking Doctors奪emands

Abia CJ Raises Panel for Dep-Gov痴 Impeachment

Youths to Monitor N奪elta Govs on 13% Derivation

Import Licence: House to Probe PPPRA

2011: NCP Lists Major Obstacles to Credible Polls

2011: First Lady Rallies S脱ast Women for Husband

Jonathan to Invite Finland-based Student to Help Fight Insecurity

FG Signs Contract for New ID Card Project

Gov Orji Gives Terms to Join PDP

Relief as Electricity Workers Shelve Strike

10 Northern Governors Move to Back Jonathan

Editorial: Postponement of 2011 Polls Akin to Military Coup

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Postponement of 2011 Polls Akin to Military Coup

Carrington: My Unfulfilled Desire as US Envoy

Akala Shelves Immunity over Alaafin痴 Allegation

Emir of Bauchi, Adamu Jumba, Dies at 77

Jega: We池e Not Seeking Election Postponement

‘Vision 20: 2020 Not Realisable without Stable Power’

GKS Appeals to Fashola over Pollution Law

Yakowa Tasks Private

Infrastructure, Greatest Challenge of Banking Sector, Says Elumelu

AIG Tasks Police Command over Kidnapping

Oil Spill: Mobil Denies Estate Firm on Compensation

NCC: Juwah’s Nomination Excites Stakeholders

Oshiomhole Rejigs Cabinet, Drops 2 Commissioners

How to Check Ogun Flooding, By Bankole

Ogun Lawmakers Task Daniel over N100bn Bond

5 Suspected Kidnappers Arraigned in Kogi

Ijaw Youth Leaders Seek Fiscal Federalism

3 Bag Death Sentence for Murder

FRSC Returns N.7m to Accident Victim’s Family

2011: Jonathan Needs Support of Nigerians

FG Donates N30m to Ugandan Landslide Victims

Thugs Attack Journalists in Edo Rerun Poll

Jonathan Raises C’ttee on Cocoa Production

Friday, July 23, 2010

S/Court Nominee Explains Delays in Election Petitions Trials

Auchi Poly Students Riot over Colleague’s Death

UK: 3 Nigerians, Others Arrested For Sham Marriages

2011: Reciprocate Loyalty, South-South Elders Tell North

…Survey Scores Uduaghan Excellent

Clark Rejects Uduaghan’s Car Gift

FG Pays Electricity Workers N5b to Stop Strike

Trovan Vaccine Suit Suffers Setback

Impeached Bayelsa D’Gov’s Home Bombed

Kidnap of Chinese Citizens, My Greatest Challenge - Envoy

Nwodo Leads PDP Lobby Team to Woo Orji

Jos: Lawmaker, CLO Want Security Strategy Reviewed

PDP Zoning Arrangement Misconceived, Says Agbakoba

Jonathan Moves to Fill Vacancies in FG Agencies

Agip Bid for NPDC Oil Block Thwarted

NBA, Civil Society Push for April Poll

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Amaechi Seeks NGOs’ Support for Govt’s Efforts

Why Jonathan Should Run, By Clergy

Ex-SSG Congratulates Oritsejafor

Groups Want Jammeh to Stop Human Rights Violations

Osun PPA to Merge with PDP

...Restores JSS Component in Unity Schools

N’Delta: Obembe Hails Move to Build Coastal Highway

Climate Change: FG to Include Gender Perspective

2011: Don’t Expect Credible Polls, Says AC

Terrorism: US Vets 780,000 Travelers from 100 Countries

Amaechi: Poverty, Nigeria’s Biggest Affliction

Adamawa: Tukur, Zwingina, Other PDP Elders Move Against Nyako

South-east: House Probes Erosion Menace

... Rejects N6.4bn SIM Card Registration Project

Globacom Not Pulling Out of Ghana, Says Jameel

Oil Spill: FG to Unveil New Compensation Policy

2011: Again, US Envoy Canvasses Credible Polls

NNPC: Bayelsa Greenfield Refinery’ll Create 7,000 Jobs

Jonathan: How We Intend to Realise ‘Great Nigeria Project’

Controversy as HiTV Loses EPL Right

Gov Orji Set to Defect Again

Jega Raises Doubt over January Election Date

Blackout Looms as PHCN Workers Embark on Strike

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

NERC Inaugurates Panels to Boost Electricity Supply

NNPC Explains Financial Status

Nigeria’s Future Depends on 2011 Polls , Says Eso

N’Assembly Gazettes Constitution Amendment

Nwabueze: President Must Sign New Constitution

Nwodo: PDP to Slash Automatic Delegates

MainOne Fibre Optic Cable Launched

Banks, CBN Plan N1.5trn Fund to Acquire Bad Debts

Electoral Act Delays 2011 Time-table

Northern Govs Split over Power Rotation

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

FG to ‘Treat Kidnappers as Terrorists’

Protesters Sack State Assembly

Jonathan Okays Use of Gas for Vehicles

Don’t Undermine Zoning, Ethnic Minorities Told

ISBN, ISSN: FG Decentralises Issuance

Anyaoku, Sanusi, Chide Political Elite on Nation Building

‘FG Needs N11bn to Fight Desert Encroachment’

Lagos Brothel Operators Face Two-year Jail Term

South Africa Deports 47 Nigerians

28 Die in Bauchi, Katsina Road Mishap

Atiku, Nyako, Aminu, Others in Crucial Meeting

Constitution: House Divided on Presidential Assent

Strike: Absence of NUPENG Stalls Talks with FG

YABATECH, KADPOLY, Others Now Varsities

NEITI: CBN Can’t Account for $16m Oil Money

Major Prevention Therapy for HIV in Women Found

Police Ordered to Pay Family N22m for Killing Daugther

Ribadu: Govs, Others Laundered $10bn in 2005

Lar: North Has Had its Fair Share of Leadership

Yarima: Court Orders NAPTIP to Join Suit

Nigerian Couple Gives Birth to White Baby

Jega Reads Riot Act to INEC Commissioners

2011: Key Northern PDP Leaders Rethink Strategy

Monday, July 19, 2010

Crisis Rocks State PDP

Akerele Distances PPA from Impostors

Obasanjo Mediates in Alao-Akala, Alaafin Feud

Ajumogobia: Nigeria Has Outgrown Zoning

S’Court Ruling: Aliyu Alleges Take-over Plot

2011: Only First 11 Can Win , Says Nwodo

Aviation: Nigeria’s Quest for Category 1 Certification Threatened

FG Orders Security Alert over Toxic Waste Shipment

FG Sets One-year Action Plan for Education Sector

NDIC to Peg Depositors’ Refund

Tinubu, Utomi, Akeredolu, Others Seek Restructuring of Polity

Jonathan Orders Budgetary Provision to Combat Erosion in South-east

Jang Declares 30-day Fasting, Prayers over Fresh Jos Attacks

Jan ‘66 Coup Planned by Revolutionaries, Says Study

EFCC Swoops on Ogun, Arrests 7 Officials

New Law ‘to Ease Liquidity Crunch’

Kidnap Saga: Four Suspects Arrested

PDP Govs Ask Nwodo to Steer Clear of Zoning

Opposition Parties Call for Security Summit

Sunday, July 18, 2010

By-Election: Students Threaten to Sue Mark

‘Stop Using Oshiomhole to Gain Popularity’

Corruption: Don Wants Moral Values Restored in Schools

Emergency Rule: Mark Denies Anti-Igbo Sentiment

...Says Amended Constitution Ready Soon

Babalola Bags Insurance Institute’s Merit Award

Rivers Awards N300bn Road Contracts in Three Years

Sultan Bemoans Fulani Herdsmen, Benue Community Clashes

US Group Hails Supreme Court Ruling on Ohakim

Nigeria@50: ‘Allocation Not Solely for Celebration’

NLC Gives FG Two Months to Approve New Pay

Zoning Debate Diversionary, Say Arewa Youths

South-east Govs, Leaders Meet Jonathan Today

AC: ‘Suspend Sections 132, 178 of New Constitution’

N33bn Debt: Aero, Oceanic Bank Reach Agreement

Corruption: Envoy Backs Visa Revocation

IBB, Buhari, Atiku Should Emulate Mandela’

Vision 2020: Nigeria Needs N43tr, Says CMD Chief

IBB: No Going Back on Decision to Run

‘We Were in Chains’

Recapitalisation: NDIC Tackles Savannah Bank

Marketers Kick over Fuel Import Contracts

Monarch Sacked As Journalists Are Freed

Kidnapped Journalists Released,

Saturday, July 17, 2010

2011: Group Canvasses Support for Jega

UNICEF Bemoans Death of Children Under 5 Years

NBA Alleges Nepotism in Magistrates’ Appointments

Uduaghan Charges NBA on Poll

Hoteliers Task Fashola on Court Order

7 Petrol Stations Shutdown in Minna, Says DPR

‘We Had 46 Bomb Cases in 16 Months’

2011: Female Politicians Get Support

Foodstuff Dealers Association Rules-out Strike

Uzoma, Brown Battle for Immigration Top Job

Revolving Door Swings at First Bank

Buhari Drums Support for Jega

Abia PDP Rejects Orji-Kalu, Others

2011: Atiku in the Race, Says Shehu

World Celebrates Mandela’s 92nd Birthday Today

How Police Aid Kidnappers, By Falana

10 Killed in Fresh Jos Attacks

EFCC Widens Corruption Probe in Ogun State

Ekweremadu: 2011 Elections Hold in Jan

Friday, July 16, 2010

Withdraw or Be Disgraced, Daboh Tells IBB

FG Directs Finance Ministry to Meet States over 2011 Budget

Ekiti: No Tenure Extension for Segun Oni

At UN Debate, Nigeria Canvasses Preventive Diplomacy

Appeal Court Sacks Senator Ucha

Jega Swears in 20 Resident Commissioners Next Week

JTF Seizes Nine Illegal Bunkering Barges

Security Men Foil Attack on NNPC Towers

Northern Group Shops for Neutral Presidential Candidate

Retired Female ASP, 65 Kidnapped

El-Rufai: Why I Want 2011 Elections Postponed

Inflation Drops to 10.3%

Supreme Court Upholds Ohakim痴 Election

David Mark: Constitution Stands Amended

Abducted Journalists: One Kidnapper Arrested, Says Jonathan

Thursday, July 15, 2010

EIA: NESREA Gives Telecoms Firms August Deadline

Apapa LG Chair Alleviates Poverty

Jos Crisis: Military Task Force Convicts Five

Commissioners, Civil Servants Shun Hearing on Procurement Act

Women List Demands for 2011

NDDC Trains 1,920 Welders

Ex-ICPC Chair Worried over Delay in Election Petitions

Perform within Six Months, APGA Tells Orji

Falana Chides Senate on State of Emergency

House Gives NCC Six Months to Register SIM Cards

Police Track Kidnappers to Hide-out

Zoning: PDP May Truncate Democratic Structures, Says AC

CJN: Judiciary Not Immune to Corruption

Nigeria Seeks New Approach to Global Peace, Security

Abia Assembly Moves to Impeach D’ Governor

Jonathan: Education Best Way to Change Nigeria’s Future

Halliburton: Compel EFCC to Probe Obasanjo, Lawyers Ask Court

Nwodo: No More Room for Election Rigging

Money Laundering Bill Runs into Hitch

NNPC: Senate Wades into Insolvency Controversy

Imo Guber: Supreme Court Rules on INEC Today

Northern Summit Wants Four More Years for Jonathan

CBN: Shareholders Now to Recapitalise Rescued Banks

Amendments that Scaled Through

History... as Amended Constitution Takes Effect

Enugu: Assessing Chime’s Performance

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Robbers Kill 1, Abduct 2

N’Delta Needs Restoration, Says CAN President

NESREA, NCC Clash over Hoisting of Telecoms Masts

Monetisation Arrears: PHCN Workers Issue 14-day Ultimatum

FG Moves to Integrate ID Card Schemes

Police, Customs Pledge Partnership on Crime

IBB to Launch Mobilisation Drive in Lagos

N250bn Recapitalisation Underway for BoI

‘Population Data Critical to Attaining MDGs’

NERDC Inaugurates Language Policy C’ttee

Dambazzau: Army’ll Train to Meet Global Trends

Fasehun: Jonathan Has Constitutional Right to Contest

FG Releases N200bn for MDAs

NSE Presidency: Court Summons Dangote, Onyiuke, Igbinosun over Contempt Charges

Police Ask Alaafin to Substantiate Assassination Allegation

UN: Poor Governance Undercuts W’Africa’s Progress

Anglican Primate Cautions on Kidnapping, Zoning

2011: Northern Politicians Meet in Kaduna

Ajumogobia to Chair UN Debate on Preventive Diplomacy

House Seeks Cooperation on Nuclear Technology

Pro-Jonathan Campaign: Akpabio, Suswam, Idris Back Group

2011: PDP Cautions against Endorsement of Govs, Others

NNPC Not Bankrupt, Says FG

Govt to Advertise Bids for Abuja Airport Runway Next Week

UK Court Freezes Akingbola’s N9bn Assets

Kidnap Saga: Mark Seeks State of Emergency

The Imperial Governors

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Scholarship: Oyo Disburses N144m

Nigeria, Switzerland Negotiate Immigration Pact

NPAN Flays Level of National Insecurity

PDP, AC Want Release of Journalists

Governors’ Forum Condemns Kidnap Saga

NUJ: Why Journalists Are Yet to Be Freed

N14m Fraud: Chime’s Sister-in-Law Alleges Persecution

S’Court to Determine Delta Speaker's Fate Sept. 23

Taraba: 8 Die, 40 Injured in Wukari Religious Riot

FG to Sponsor 13,000 Ex-Militants to Tertiary Institutions

JAMB: No Admission for 366,000 Successful Candidates

23 Accident Victims Get Mass Burial

Chukwumerije, Igbeke Change Party Affiliations

FBI: US No Longer Safe Haven for Rights Violators

Lulu’s Mother: Kidnappers Demand N200m Ransom

House Recovers N1.086bn Property Fund

Jang: Don?t Expect Miracles in Solving Electricity Problems,

Rescued Banks: LCCI Proposes Recapitalisation Guidelines

Jonathan: National Interest’ll Supersede Others

Reform: Sanusi is Courageous, Says Oshiomhole

France Approves Ban on Face Veils

Globacom Gets Operating Licence in Gambia

N1.15tr Debt Crippling NNPC, Says GMD

Kidnap Saga: IG Issues 24-Hour Ultimatum

Shake-up Looms in INEC

Monday, July 12, 2010

Obi Wants Proper Funding of Small Scale Industries

Flood: Govt to Demolish Structures Along River Banks

Kidnapping: MAN Chieftain Wants Emergency Declared

Oshiomhole’s Court Victory Cost Me Promotion, Says Retired Judge

CJ Warns against Stringent Bail Condition

Jonathan to Inaugurate 20 Projects

Community Pharmacists Threaten to Boycott Sale of Yoyo Bitter\

Sinopec Hits First Oil in N’Delta

VP: How Architecture Has Impacted My Public Service Performance

New Safety Status: NCAA Re-certifies Arik Air

Akunyili: Journalists’ Kidnap, Challenge to National Security

AP Appoints Ahme Acting MD/CEO

Gunmen Kill 4 Policemen in Ogun

IBB Stranded as Students Protest in Minna

FG Partners US, ADPED on Youth Entrepreneurship

Air Nigeria Clears Debts with Banks, Pays N38bn

APGA: Supreme Court Asks Okorie to Seek Political Solution

Electricity: Nigeria Records 400mscf Shortfall in Gas Supply

Lagos Resolves Tax Crisis with Councils

Jega Snubs INEC Deputy Secretaries

Ekiti Guber Re-run: Judge’s Absence Stalls Appeal Court Sitting

Kalu Declares for PDP

Nigeria Spends N1.04trn on MDG Projects

Skin Cancer: Shagari Makes Case for Albinos

Bankole Charges Security Agencies over Kidnapped Journalists

2020: Nigeria Requires 2,000mw Per Annum

Gloom in Kidnapped Journalists’ Homes

‘How We Were Kidnapped’

FG Orders Completion of Mambilla Power Plant

World Cup Tragedy: 74 Killed in Terror Attack

Jonathan Extends Pay Rise to Military, Police

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Shinkafi Condemns Political Violence

Senator Advises New PDP Chairman

Govt Achieves N500m IGR Monthly Target

Govt Seeks to Take over Power Distribution Companies

House Summons SGF over Screening of Retirees

Bayelsa: No Confusion over D’Gov

Collapsed Buildings: FCT Minister Slams FCDA

Man to Die for Stealing N1,750

Strike: Labour Ministry Wades into Oyo, NUT Face-off

Sanusi: Rescued Banks Must Improve Their Risk Management

Muslim Body Sues Ekiti D’Gov over Chieftaincy Title

Yakowa Warns Kinsmen Against Unguided Utterances

Post-Amnesty: 2,000 Ex-Militants Complete Training

‘ACN Presidential Candidate Emerges Soon’

PPA May Merge with PDP, Holds Talks Today

INEC Questions PDP Congresses in 5 States

Nigerian Aboard Charity Ship Heading to Gaza

NITEL: Panel Report Asks Preferred Bidder to Pay $750m

2011: S’East Govs on their Own, Say Igbo Leaders

Gunmen Kidnap Four Journalists

Banks Pledge Financial Backing for Local Oil Firms

Emir of Kano Escapes Assassination Attempt

Saturday, July 10, 2010

EFCC to Quiz Attah Monday

Spain Vs Holland: Who Lifts 2010 World Cup Today?

Shekarau: Govs’ll Resolve Zoning Controversy

Constitution Amendment: N’Assembly Plans Exit Strategy

CLO Chastises Police over Bauchi Deputy Gov

Why We Instituted Literary Prize, By NLNG

Education: NANS Flays FG over Budgetary Allocations

Goje Seeks Action against CBN’s Contractor

Govt Resettles Displaced Persons

Expert Reassures on Quality Healthcare

MURIC Tackles Lagos Govt over Tax

Jonathan’s Emergence, an Act of God, Says Okupe

Campbell Testifies against Taylor

Akpabio Tasks NUJ on Quacks

‘CBN Governor Misquoted on Banks’

Mrs Jonathan Canvasses National Unity

Govs Forum Partner US Counterpart on Capacity Building

2011: Anambra Indigenes Root for Jonathan

Fashola Tasks FG on Power Sector

Friday, July 09, 2010

‘Nigeria-China Trade Deficit has Improved’

Investment: NAPEP Disburses N4.2m to 50 Households

Police Burst Kidnap, Robbery Gangs in P/H

Lagos 2010 Budget Records Good Perfomance

EFCC Docks 2 for Swindling German, American

Bankole Challenges Court’s Jurisdiction to Hear Suit by Suspended Lawmakers

Clark Tackles Babangida, Northern Elders Over Zoning

Daniel Tasks FG on Bitumen Production

Telkom Appoints Nigeria Head as Acting CEO

Nigeria’s Exports to Turkey Hits $1bn

2011: Ribadu Declines to Contest for Presidency

Ekwueme, S/East Govs Summoned for Reconciliation Meeting

FG Clears Stallion Group

NASS Sends AMCON Bill for Presidential Assent

IBB to PDP: Rise Above Politics of Personalities

Thursday, July 08, 2010

‘No Zoning on Ground Now’

Sanders: 2011 is Transformative for Nigeria

Budget 2010: Protests Trail Fresh Adjustments

Constitution: States Fail to Transmit Resolutions

Nwodo: PDP Revisiting Zoning

Defection: Ex-PPA Image Maker Backs Orji, Chukwumerije

Child Sexual Abuse: NGO Takes Campaign to Market Community

FRSC: Road Crashes Drop By 4%

Julius Berger Turnover Hits N148bn

House Member Empowers the Aged

Lagos-Badagry Road: Victims Get N1.7bn Compensation

2011: Don’t Use State Resources for Campaigns, AC Warns Jonathan

Ebebi’s Impeachment: Appeal Court Orders Parties to Maintain Status Quo

Sanusi: Nigerian Banks in Better Shapes

Corruption: Oguntade Slams EFCC, ICPC

Sambo Links National Development to Security

Orji Accuses Deputy of Disloyalty

Reconciliation: Alao-Akala Storms out of PDP Secretariat

2011: Obasanjo in Close-door Meeting with Daniel

Training: Ex-Militants Decry Abuja Protest, Receive Certificates

Nigeria’s Donor-Funding Support Hits $4.2bn

FG Suspends Bid on Citizenship, Business Automation

Party Asks CJ to Re-list Petition against Yar’Adua

Lead Poisoning: WHO Deploys Experts to Zamfara

EU Urges Crackdown on W’Africa Drug Syndicates

Defence Chiefs Get Three Weeks to Review Retirement of 79 Officers

Jonathan Calls on D-8 Nations to Promote Partnership, Devt

Presidency: PDP Jettisoned Zoning Since 1999, Says Nwodo

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Oshiomhole Congratulates Oritsejafor

Group Decries De-humanisation of Workers by Foreign Firms

Heavy Downpour Kills 5

Looming Fuel Scarcity as Power Tussle Rocks IPMAN

Abiola, A Major Pillar of Democracy, Says Daniel

D’Gov: I’ll Cooperate with Yuguda

House Wades into NASDRA, NIGCOMSAT Tussle

EFCC Seeks Stiffer Sanctions against Money Laundering

FG Appoints 6 New Directors for NPHCDA

3 Kidnappers, Medical Student Killed

NPC, UNFPA to Conduct 2010 Census Survey

ECOWAS Adopts Wade’s Solar Energy Initiative

Remain Beacon of Hope, CJ Tasks Judiciary

Glo 1 Submarine Cable Ready for Inauguration

White House: Obama Gets $400,000 Annually

Jonathan: D-8 Nations’ Summit’ll Boost Economic Relations

Senate Queries Oronsaye over N8bn Insurance Benefit

FAAN, Bi-Courtney Allege Violations of Agreement

Gas Projects: Alison-Madueke Receives Harmonised Cash Call Budget

Kalu Returns to PDP Next Week

Dutch Firm to Pay $240m Fine for NLNG Bribery Scam

PDP Quizzes Melaye, Ogunewe, Others

Fuel Supply: FG Approves Third Quarter Import Allocation

FG Requests Akingbola’s Extradition from UK

Constitution: State Assemblies Submit Resolutions Today

In Abuja To Protest, Militants Get a Hearing

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

MDGs: Nigerians Seek Govts’ Support

Lawmaker: Govt Needs N100bn to Combat Flooding

Activists, Professionals Float New Party

Zoning: Third Option Emerges in the North

N’Delta: FG to Award Contracts for Coastal Rail Lines

2011: Osun Guber Aspirant Roots for Jonathan

Atuche Loses Bid to Regain Properties, Bank Account

S’East Human Rights Group Holds Summit

Nigeria, UN Partner to Reduce Deforestation

NSE Presidency: A’Court Strikes Out Dangote’s Application

Post-Amnesty Training: Ex-militants Want Jonathan to Run in 2011

W’Bank Earmarks $300m for Nigerian Roads

FG Inaugurates C’ttee on HoS, Civil Service Commission Relationship

Mark, Alao-Akala Mourn as Muraina is Buried

Julius Berger: How N257bn Abuja Road Project was Inflated

2011: Jonathan Assures CAN on Credible Polls

Jonathan: N’Delta Roads’ll Be Rehabilitated

Nwodo Unfolds Agenda to Restore PDP

House: ‘We Can’t Guarantee Passage of FoI Bill’

Queen Elizabeth II: Terrorism, Climate Change, New Global Challenges

Jonathan Warns Army Against Ethno-Religious Sentiments

D-8 Central Banks Endorse Monetary Collaboration

EFCC Summons Lulu, Ogunjobi over NFF Funds

Senate Panel Seeks Death Penalty for Terrorist Acts

Monday, July 05, 2010

Redesign Poly Curriculum, Expert Advises FG

NBA Presidency: Daudu, Gadzama Split Northern Lawyers

2011: Northern Youths Call on Jonathan to Declare Ambition

IYC Embarks on Restructuring

Utuama Tasks Private Medical Practitioners on Govt Free Medicare

Lagos CJ Inaugurates C'ttee to Review 2004 High Court Rules

Jos: Again, Cattle Rustlers Attack Riyom

Tantalizers’ Growth May Hit $8.5bn

Abducted Ondo PDP Chairman Released

Drama as Counsel Seeks to Bar Reporters from Murder Proceedings

FCTA Defies Senate Resolution on $500m Chinese Loan

Sacked Ex-Kwara CJ Heads for Supreme Court

2011: Zoning’ll Kill PDP, Says Shown

Arewa Forum Frowns on Sectional Politics

Lagos Assembly Passes Bill to Regulate Issuance of Licence to Hotels

Building Control: Lagos Makes Insurance Certificate Mandatory

Ekweremadu Seeks Media Assistance in Tackling Security Crisis

D-8 Summit: Nigeria Woos Investors for Energy, Agric Sectors

Queen Elizabeth II to Address UN General Assembly Today

Jega Receives Hand over Notes from INEC Directors

THISDAY Abuja Judicial Editor, Funso Muraina, is Dead

Court Orders Shell to Pay Community N15.4bn

Copyright: FG Orders Broadcast Stations to Pay Royalties

Alleged N30bn Fraud: EFCC Quizzes Ogun Speaker Today

Lagos, Chinese Investors Sign $8bn Refinery Deal

Yar’Adua: S’Court Strikes Out Election Petition

Post-Amnesty: FG Warns Repentant Militants

CBN: Banks Not Yet in ‘Positive Territory’

Nigeria Withdraws Eagles’ Ban, Escapes FIFA Axe

Amendments in Trouble

Eagles’ Ban: FG Rescinds Decision

Sunday, July 04, 2010

Oshiomhole: Jonathan Should Sack Inept INEC Officials

Gowon Wants Focused Women Agitation

FG Moves to Tackle Multiple Taxation

LASU-Iba Road: Assembly Sets up Ad-hoc C’ttee

14 Kidnapped Sailors Freed

APGA Moves to Capture Anambra Legislature

Lagosians Decry Bad Roads

Groups Protest Lawmaker’s Suspension

Tributes to Ligali, Ex-Zain CEO, at 40-Day Fidau Prayers

Osayande: Police Won’t Recall Retired Officers

2011: IBB Penetrates S’West, Woos Adedibu ‘Boys’

Electoral Act: CNPP Kicks against Party De-registration

‘Lagos Assembly Has Not Abandoned Fashola’s Probe’

Spain Deports 59 Nigerians

Post-Amnesty: Ex-Militants’ Leaders Condemn Attack on Alaibe

NCP Marks 300 Days of Gani’s Passage, Bemoans Poor Governance

AC: Don’t Grant Duty Waivers to PDP Sympathisers

Furore over INEC Secretary’s Tenure as Jega Resumes

Ondo PDP Chairman, Driver Abducted

Sambo Identifies Security as Critical Devt Ingredient

Amaechi: Internal Democracy Essential for PDP

N55m Bribery Scandal: ICPC Drags Wabara, Osuji to Supreme Court

2011: Bayelsa Council Chiefs Flag off Campaign for Jonathan

Sale of FG Houses: Senate C’ttee Indicts Presidential Panel

South-west Speakers Seek Autonomy for INEC, Legislature

EU Votes 6.5 bn Euros for ECOWAS Nations

Fuel Import: Budget Shortfall Delays Allocation

Local Content: Board Warns Chevron over Non-compliance

NFF: Lulu, Uchegbulam, Ogunjobi Sacked

2011: The Manoeuvres Continue

Ndokwa Seeks Action on Wards’ Demarcation

We Are Implementing Nigerian Content Act

Saturday, July 03, 2010

FG to Strengthen Anti-Child trafficking Agencies

Police, Ngwa Youths Unite against Criminals

NGO Tasks Jega on INEC Reform

Lafiaji’s Conviction Excites ICPC

Ihenacho Assures on Nigerians in Diaspora

‘We Are Implementing Nigerian Content Act’

Firm Establishes $800m Power Plant in Edo

Tanker Accident Claims 13 Lives

N’Delta: Ex-militants’ Camp Launch Postponed

FG Redeploys Awosika, 8 Other Perm Secs

Appeal Court Counsels Kwara on CJ’s Removal

One Dead, as Pirates Abduct 14 Expatriates

Police Nab Britons over N73m World Cup Scam

Jonathan Okays Special Fund for ECOWAS Bank

Jega: Why We’ve Had Failed Elections

House Gives FG 90 Days to Upgrade Lagos, Abuja Airports

Mandela Sends Ghanaian Player Condolence Letter

Shagari: North Needs to Reward S’South’s Past Support

Friday, July 02, 2010

Obielum Dumps Clark’s Group, Hosts Uduaghan

…Urges ECOWAS Leaders to Address Corruption

Response to Facebook Page Thrills Jonathan

Dele Alake, Aide Arrested over Attempted Murder

Ajumogobia to Chair UN Security Council Debate

Nigeria, China Plan Talks on $8bn Refinery

‘Sovereign Wealth Fund Must Have Safeguards’

Zoning: Bafarawa Chides PDP Northern Leaders

2011: We Can’t Be Intimidated, Say South-south Elders

Bauchi: Police Advise Gadi, Gamawa to Stay Away

Ojukwu, Obi Welcome Orji into APGA

Zoning: Lamido Canvasses Stakeholders’ Meeting

Sanusi: Nigeria Comfortable with Naira-Dollar Exchange Rate

FIFA Threatens Nigeria, Ghana Bows Out Gracefully

FIFA gives Nigeria Monday Deadline

Thursday, July 01, 2010

PDP Chieftain Asks Bankole to Quit

Coalition Seeks New Body to Address Oil Spills

Pressure Mounts on EFCC over N8.2bn Scam

Main One Launches Commercial Service

Iranian President Ahmadinejad Visits Nigeria

W’Bank's Commitment to Sub-Saharan Africa Rises to $13.85bn

FG Unfolds Aviation Reform Agenda

...Installs CCTV Cameras in Abuja

Reinstated Bauchi D’Gov Drags Govt to Court

Imoke: Amendments Not Far-reaching

A’Ibom: Mixed Reactions Trail Exercise

Imo, Benue, Jigawa Assemblies Oppose Independent Candidacy

Ogun Assembly Rejects 12 Sections

Supplementary Budget Bill Scales Second Reading

Abia: Chukwumerije Dumps PPA

US: We Believe Jonathan‘ll Hold Credible Polls

House Restores Pensions to former Military Rulers

‘Why We Withdrew from International Football’

CBN: AMCON to Clear N1.5tr Bad Loans by Dec

FG Blames Budget Shortfall on NNPC

North Divided over Zoning

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Nigeria Risks FIFA Ban

AC Lawmakers Drag Assembly to Court over OSSIEC

Road: Lawmaker Berates Slow Pace of Work

Multichoice Congratulates Nigerian Winners

‘Embrace Systemic Applied Communication in Governance’

‘Over 284,000 Nigerian Kids Die Annually’

Anti-graft Agencies: Opposition Parties Commend Jonathan

Role of Insurance in Industrial Enterprises Stressed

Why NYSC Scheme Must Stay, By DG

House Brawl: My Suspension Political, Says Amusan

Senate Probes Zamfara Lead Poisoning

Collapsed Building Claims 14 Lives in Kebbi

2011: Kaduna Youths Allege Plot to Replace Yakowa

Arms Syndicate Nabbed in Enugu

2011: NDP Yet to Endorse IBB as Candidate

INEC Approves Adamawa, Other PDP Congresses

US: Nigeria Faces Political Uncertainty Ahead of 2011 Polls

Robbers Storm Firm, Cart Away N13m

‘Regular Hand Washing, Effective Way of Controlling Infections’

Bankole Accused of Diverting N1bn Erosion Fund to Ogun

David-West Rejects National Honour

Health Ministry to Take over National Hospital

FG: No Plan to Purchase N3.3bn Presidential Yatch

Orji’s Defection Divides PPA Leadership

House Passes Electoral Act, Cages ‘Mushroom Parties’

House Queries NCC’s N6.4bn SIM Registration Budget

Amaechi: PDP Govs May Determine Presidential Candidate

Decline in Nigeria’s Production Lowers OPEC June Output

Nigeria Assumes Presidency

CBN: Depositors Claim N107bn from ‘Wonder Banks’

States to Get Approval Before Executing Federal Projects

2011 Poll: ‘Time to Re-invent the Nation’

S&P: CBN Requires Guarantee to Sell Banks