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This Day News Archive for August 2013Rss

Friday, August 30, 2013

Jonathan: We’ll Remain Proactive in Combating Terrorism

2006 Census: Tribunal Nullifies Lagos Results

Kerry: Syria Chemical Attack Killed 1,429

Egypt: Morsi Supporters Stage Rallies

AC Milan Forward in Germany for Schalke Medical

France Supports US on Syria Action

Protests: Colombia Troops to Patrol Capital, Bogota

Kenya Police Boss Sent Severed Head

AbdulKadir as a Political Casualty

US Led by 'Best Interests' on Syria

US envoy set for North Korea appeal

Russia's Putin Tightens Grip with Overseas Asset Ban

Egypt Islamists Defy Crackdown, Vow Further Protests

Taraba Assembly Tells Suntai’s Deputy to Continue Acting

Jonathan: We’re Not Opposed to Sovereign National Conference

Mob Kills Two Customs Officers over Death of Motorist

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Strike: NLC Wades into FG-ASUU Impasse

FG: Terrorism Will Soon be Over

FG Loses $40bn in Investments Non-producing Oil Leases

Alison-Madueke: Nigeria, Angola Maintain Lead in Gulf of Guinea Oil Production

AMCON Offers Otedola’s Aircraft for Sale

FAAN Tightens Security at Airports after Stowaway Incident

Rivers Crisis: Amaechi’s Loyalists to Boycott PDP Convention

Glo at 10, Salutes Nigerians

Third Mainland Bridge: Ashafa Demands Comprehensive Investigation

Banjo: Tinubu Backs Governor Amosun

Pirates Kill Policeman, Civilian

Akinyemi: Nigerian Market’s Suffering from Over-dependence on Foreign Solutions

Jonathan: African Nations Can Overcome Underdevelopment

Cameron Makes Case for UK Syria Action

Pakistan to Retry Bin Laden Doctor

US: Fury over Judge's Rape Remarks

Egypt Arrests Brotherhood Leader

Taraba Assembly: Suntai Did Not Author Letter, Unfit to Rule

Obama: 'No Decision Yet' on Syria

Labour Could Still Vote No on Syria

Net Migration to UK 'Shows Increase'

India Arrests Top Militant Leader

Afolayan: APC will Meet Its Waterloo in Kwara

Diaspora Group Commends FG on Enugu International Airport

Obama Moves Warships Closer to Syria, Meets with Intelligence Team

Obama 'Sure Syria Behind Attack'

IBB Urges Youths to Insist on Nigeria’s Unity

Suntai Asserts Control, Addresses Taraba State

TCN Board Seeks Funding from Excess Crude Account

Envoy: US Will Not Investigate Claims of Shekau's Death

Nigerian to Face Trial in US for Supporting Terrorism

Ondo Election Appeal: Anxiety Mounts as Supreme Court Gives Verdict Today

North-South Power Pays $61.6m to Close Shiroro Hydro Deal

Transport Minister Justifies Feasibility Studies

Power Privatisation: We Have Disappointed Our Western Critics, Says FG

Govt to Secure $200m Loan for Fadama III Project

Two Suspects with Links to Iranian Terror Group Arraigned

Police Arrest 20 Armed Robbery Suspects in Kano

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Agwai: Nigeria’s Security Challenges will Worsen in 10 Years

11 Nigerians Bag Chevening Scholarships

Lekki-Epe Road: Lagos to Raise N87.5bn to Acquire Concession Rights

One Year After, IG Set to Remarry

FG Agrees to Implement Industrial Court Verdict as Health Workers Suspend Strike

Delta Govt Assigns 6,000 Hectares to Boost Cassava Production

For NEXIM Board, a Renewed Mandate to Boost Regional Trade

NATCOMS Kicks as MTN Ghana Plans Subscriber Compensation

Boosting Customer Experience with Virtual Top-up Service

CG Immigration Orders Dismantling of Illegal Toll Gates

Google kicks off ‘Africa Connected’ Competition

Presidency: Jonathan Had No Preferred Candidate in NYCN Elections

UK Puts Forward Syria UN Proposal

When Citizens Revolt

Suntai Sacks SSG, Dissolves State Executive Council

Suntai Sacks SSG, Dissolves State Executive Council?

US Marks Martin Luther King Speech

Khamenei: Warns US over Syria Intervention

Baghdad Hit by Deadly Bombings

UK Drafts Syria UN Resolution

Cameron: Chemical Weapons 'Indefensible'

New York Times Website Hacked

Children's Peace Prize for Malala Yousafzai

I’ll Shame My Critics, Says Ideye

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Taraba Assembly Gives Suntai Conditions to Resume Duties

How Dangote Plans to Finance Refinery, Petrochemical Project

FG Queries Odimegwu for Discrediting Past Censuses

New Army Division Ordered to Get Evidence of Shekau's Death

Man Arrested for Attempting to Video Policemen on Duty

Pandemonium as Police, OPC Clash in Lagos

Rivers Govt Officials: Our Expulsion Not in PDP's Interest

Jonathan: There is No Need for ASUU to Continue Strike

FG, Chinese Group Sign $500m Expand Transmission Network Deal

Scramble for NDDC Top Positions Heats Up

Ihejirika: Army Will Soon Produce Uniforms Locally

Editors Task Govt on Diversification of Economy

Okorocha Appoints Younger Sister, 20 Others Aides

Enugu PHCN: Group Advises Jonathan to Check Sambo

FG Saves N120bn from Reduction of Ghost Workers, Personnel Costs

Lagos Deputy Speaker: Why Tolling of Lekki-Ikoyi Bridge is Pending

'INEC Receives Five Applications for Registration of Political Parties Weekly'

Kukah Appeals to Abductors of Ozekhome

Boko Haram Kills Six Civilian JTF Members

NMA Appeals to Health Workers to Shelve Strike

Beyond Campaign and Logos in Nation Building

Kuru: Abuse of Processes Drive Banks into Unethical Practices

Boko Haram: New Army Division Ordered to Get Evidence of Shekau's Death

FCT Administration Completes Lower Usuma Dam Water Project

NSCDC Arrests Seven Pipeline Vandals in Plateau

UK Draws Up Syria 'Action Plan'

Syria Doubts Drive Up Oil, Yen

UN Presses on with Syria Inquiry

Bolivia Row: Brazil’s Foreign Minister Quits

India Lower House Approves Food Bill

US: Syria Chemical Attack 'Undeniable'

Palestinians Call off Round of Talks after Clash

Report: Snowden Reached Out to Russia Back in HK

All Liberia Students Fail Exam

Monday, August 26, 2013

APC Considers Zoning Vice Presidency to S’East

Govt Rakes in N304bn from Sale of Power Assets

Fed Govt to Break off Negotiations with ASUU

Suntai Notifies Assembly of Readiness to Resume Work

Security Agents Quiz Teenage Stowaway’s Mother

Two Kenyans Sign Pact to Share Wife

Jonathan: Sections of Country Threatening Nation’s Unity

Jonathan Sacks Minister of Youth Devt

NMA Threatens Strike if FG Bows to Health Workers' Demands

Immigration Clarifies Closure of Passport Office in Canada

Power: FG Sources $1.6bn for Transmission Grid

Banire, Aturu Condemn Ozekhome's Abduction

Air Force Joins War against Crude Oil Theft

Boko Haram, Militia Kill 29 in Borno, Benue

Nigeria is at a Crossroads, Warns Atiku

Canada to Give $1.2m for Religious Freedom in Nigeria, Central Asia

Amosun Tasks Yewa Indigenes in UK on Investment

Supreme Court to Adopt Automated Case Management System Next Year

SON Destroys N3bn Sub-standard Goods

Seven Arrested, Three Wounded as Fayemi, Bamidele's Supporters Clash

Epidemic of First Class Graduates

Jonathan Sacks Minister of Youth Development

Dame Jonathan Visits Family of Late Mrs. Adisa, Condoles Relatives

Immigration Clarifies Closure of Nigeria’s Canada Passport Office

Snipers Attack UN Convoy in Syria

Karzai Calls for Pakistan Peace Role

Mexico Crash Blamed on Stolen Nails

S’African Girl of Seven 'Shoots Friend Dead'

Body Found in Australia Crocodile Attack

US Open: Federer Betrayed by Serve in Bid to Match Agassi

Japan May Dip into Budget Reserves to Fight Fukushima Toxic Water

UN Team Set to Probe Syria Attack

Karzai in Pakistan for Key Talks

'No Leniency' Call at Bo Xilai Trial

Stop Grandstanding, AFN Tells Ngerem

Sunday, August 25, 2013

A Moment of History

Frail Suntai Arrives Taraba to Tumultuous Welcome

Anenih: Transforming PDM into Party was Not Founding Fathers’ Vision

Amaechi, Five Northern Governors Float New Party

FAAN Blames Arik Air, Probes Stowaway Incident

Navy Hands over Bayelsa Oil Thieves to EFCC

House Accuses Commercial Banks of Sharp Practices

Presidency Labels Pipeline Vandals Threat to Power Sector

Okonjo-Iweala Elated as Ethiopian Airways Makes Maiden Flight from Enugu

Launch of Indigenous Oil Vessels Gets Kudos from Jonathan

Mass Sack Imminent in FAAN Benin over Security Lapses

Security Operatives Uncover Illegal Oil Wells in Lagos, Kogi

Activist: Death of Boko Haram Leader Will Not End Insurgency

Northern Govs Mourn Saleh Jambo

Nobody Can Put Nigeria Asunder, Says Orubebe

‘Military Rule' is over in Rivers, Says Wike

Nigeria Targets N380bn from Digital Migration

Surviving PDP Accident Victims to Undergo Surgery

Lawmaker: Bama Requires N3.5bn for Rebuilding Project

Okonkwo: Churches Not Doing Enough for Society

Nigerian-born Gambian, Former CJ Did Not Ask for Bribe, Elder Brother Insists

Seismic Shift in Nigeria’s Electricity Sector

Bombs Across Iraq Kill 'at Least 42'

Russia Warns US Not to Repeat in Syria Past Mistakes in Region

Under Threat of Attack, Hezbollah Turns Beirut Neighbourhood into Fortress

Four Dead in Mexico Train Crash

S’Africa Construction, Airline Workers Add to Strike Woes

Syria Allows UN Inspect Attack Site

Australia: Crocodile Snatches Man

Suntai Arrives with Mixed Feelings

Syria Warns US Intervention Will 'Inflame' Region

Mumbai Gang Rape: Indian Police Arrest Fifth Suspect

China: Bo Xilai Slams Police Chief

Egypt: Mubarak Appears in Court

China Bo Xilai Trial Enters Fourth Day

Colombian Soldiers Killed in Ambush

Cameron, Obama Warning over Syria

Armstrong 'Agrees Times Settlement'

Suntai Leaves New York in a Chartered Flight

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Why We ‘ve Power System Collapses and Why they Last So Long

Ex-BBA Housemate, Vimbai, is New Face of Nokia Lumia 520

Fayemi, Bamidele’s Supporters Clash Again in Ekiti

PDM Chairman Accuses Presidency, PDP of Sabotage

Tukur in Lagos on Suspected Peace Mission

As Ethiopian Airlines Berths in Enugu... Anyim, South-east Governors Celebrate Historic Flight

4 Police Officers Killed As Gunmen Kidnap Ozekhome

Boy Survives in Aircraft Wheel-Well from Benin to Lagos

NNS THUNDER Embarks on Historic Visit to Australia

National Security: Ibrahim Seeks Deployment of Communication Satellite

Apapa LG Chairman Lays Arakan Barracks School Foundation

Aregbesola Restates Commitment to United Nigeria

NERC Plans to Increase Supply to 9,000mw, Partners NHRC

Prof. Ojo is Bowen University New VC

Western, Regional Defence Chiefs to Discuss Syria

Syrian State TV Says Soldiers Find Poison Gas in Tunnels Used by Rebels

Thousands Protest in Tunis Demanding Govt's Ouster

Mandela at Times 'Unstable', But Resilient - Presidency

Syria: MSF Report Confirms 'Chemical Deaths'

US Marks King's 'I Have a Dream' Speech

NNS Thunder Embarks on Historic Visit to Australia

Jonathan Condoles Jambo's Family, Extols Sultan

Bo Xilai Trial Enters Third Day

US Weighs Syria Military Options

Guardian Teams Up with New York Times over Snowden Documents

Suicide Bomber Targets Busy Baghdad Cafe, Killing 25

2015: Gang up against Jonathan Will Fail, Says Anenih

...Kwankwaso Meets President, Berates Oduah, Odimegwu

Power: FG Reshuffles Board, Management of TCN

Another Boko Haram Attack Leaves 44 Dead in Borno Village

Enugu Gets First International Flight Today

AWF HOSTS AUGUST TRIO FOR GUEST WRITER SESSION

PUBLIC ATTITUDE TO PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE

‘WE ARE RESPONSIBLE TO THE PEOPLE’

A LEGISLATOR’S STRIDES IN ADAMAWA

Friday, August 23, 2013

FG Disburses N130bn to Universities Councils, Asks Striking Lecturers Back to Classroom

About $950m Lost to Piracy in Gulf of Guinea, Laments Navy Boss

Insurgents in Custody Embrace Dialogue, Committee Claims

JTF Dismantles 48 Illegal Refineries, Stops New Ones in Rivers Community

22,000 Illegal Immigrants Repatriated, Says Moro

'Why We Can’t Conduct Council Elections in Delta'

THE CONTROVERSY, POLITICS OF SHEKAU’S DEATH

OJUDU: HOW NIGERIANS PUT LEGISLATORS UNDER FINANCIAL PRESSURE

Akwa Ibom: Will Umana Umana Be the Crooked Wood that’ll Ruffle the Governorship Fire?

Afghan Massacre Soldier Given Life

Many Dead in Bolivia Prison Riot

SuperSport Football Paints Lagos Red

Hope Glimmers for Nigeria’s Professional Football

Bolt: King of the Tracks

Does the Lagos Traffic Law Empower the Police to Kill?

Re: A Brotherly Advice to Governor Akpabio

Akwa Ibom Diasporans Celebrate Akpabio in Washington DC

Ballmer, Microsoft Chief, to Retire

At Least 42 Killed in Lebanon Blasts

Chelsea Hijack Spurs’ Willian Deal, Splash £30m on Brazilian

Obama Concerned over Syria Chemicals Report

Hamas Urges Egypt to Reopen Gaza Crossing

UN Chief Calls for Swift Syria Probe

Mumbai Photojournalist Gang-raped

Bo Back in Court after Fiery Denials

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Fola Adeola: I Nurse No Governorship Ambition

PDP Fails to Lift Injunction against S'west Congress

President Jonathan: We Won’t Allow PDP to Disintegrate

FG Distributes N100bn to 59 Universities

PHCN Privatisation: Defaulting Bidder Lobbies NCP to Bend Rules

Fleeing Robbers Kill Eight in Enugu

Vagrant Torches Bayelsa NNPC Mega Station

Oil Theft, Others Cut Revenue by N365bn

Rivers Crisis: NBA, Senior Advocates Pledge Loyalty to Acting CJ

DMO: How $1bn Power Sector Eurobond will be Spent

Nigeria Faults UN Intervention in Mali

Press Council: FG Has No Plans to Gag the Press, Says Maku

Three Years After, Nigerian Content Acts Makes Little Impact

House Faults Ezekwesili on Jumbo Pay Claim

FG to Unveil New National Carrier in October

Jonathan: FG Committed to Boosting Non-oil Exports

New Mortgage System: Okonjo-Iweala, Pepple, Govs Meet

Accenture, Kolawole, Others to Speak at Youth Conference

Health Minister to Meet Striking Workers Augusts 26

Deportation Saga: Groups Back Fani-Kayode

Mshelia: Nigeria Can’t Stop Influx of Expatriates in Aviation Sector

UN Mission Endorses Keita’s Election in Mali

Insecurity: Nigeria Faults UN Intervention in Mali

France Calls for 'Force' over Syria

Bradley Manning: 'I Am a Woman Named Chelsea'

Egypt's Mubarak Released from Jail

Endgame for Polio

Tuberculosis-infected Cattle Flood Lagos

Court Halted NSA Email Surveillance

Bo Xilai Goes on Trial in China

UN Urges Clarity over Syria Attacks

Swedish Politician Shot in Somalia

Tapes Show Richard Nixon as Watergate Scandal Loomed

Zimbabwe's Mugabe Due to be Sworn In

Egypt's Mubarak Faces House Arrest

Manning Given 35 Years for Leaks

US School Gunman 'had 500 Rounds'

China Waits for Trial of Bo Xilai

Q2: Oando’s Profit Declines to N4.3 Billion

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Okwu Sues Umeh, Shinkafi over Anambra Poll

Oni, Oniyide in Court to Stop PDP Zonal Congress

US Probes Shekau’s Death Report

PDP NEC Plots Automatic Ticket for Jonathan

13 Bidders Pay 75% Balance for Power Assets

Wife: Suntai Returns Home Saturday

One Killed, Others Injured in Ikorodu Fresh Protest

Commission Chair Accuses Agencies of Violating FRC Act

13 Killed in Boko Haram Attacks on Borno Towns

OPTS Disputes Figures on Nigeria’s Daily Crude Oil Theft

FG Approves N125.6bn for Road, Power Contracts

Ezekwesili Challenges Lawmakers to Declare Remuneration

US: Nigeria Requires Strong Character to Overcome Terrorism

System Collapse Disrupts Power Supply as Egbin Targets 1,320mw

Lagos Seals 1,800 Distressed Buildings for Demolition

Court Stops Police from Arresting Ojikutu, Son

Editors X-ray Issues on Nigeria’s Survival Without Oil

PHCN Workers Deny FG's Claims on Payment of Entitlements

Indiscriminate Transfer of IPOs in Niger Hampering Justice Delivery, Says CJ

Police Parade 44 Kidnapping, Robbery Suspects in Edo

Eight Abia PDP Members Killed, 10 Injured in Motor Accident

NBA: Jonathan Not Governing the Country Well

Court Remands FAAN Manager, Two Others in Prison

Amaechi, Wife Didn't Condole with Me, First Lady Insists

FG, Lufthansa Sign MoU to Train Pilots

Impact of Information Technology on Nigerians

Yoruba, Igbo and Media Warriors

Egypt: Court Frees Mubarak

ECB in Athens as Third-bailout Talk Heats Up

Syrian Opposition Claim 'Chemical Attacks' Near Damascus

Japan Raising Fukushima Leak Alert

Egypt Court to Mull Mubarak Release

Wenger Defends Transfer Policy

Bomb Chemicals Found in Pakistan Raid

Afghan Massacre Victim Eyes Killer

Officials: Ga. school suspect fired assault rifle

Reaping the Fruits of Reform

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Jonathan Seeks Quick End to ASUU Strike

House Rejects Part-time Legislature Proposal

Power: Integrated, West Power, Amperion Beat Payment Deadline

Navy Arrests Four Pirates, Recovers Hijacked Oil Barge

How Troops Shot, Wounded Shekau

FG Appoints Governing Boards for 42 Agencies

Amaechi Swears in Acting CJ Amidst Criticisms

Maitama Sule Blames Northern Leaders for Neglet of Sardauna's Legacy

FG Resuscitates Technical Colleges

NDIC Pays N73.5bn to Depositors of Failed Banks

DHQ Recommends Boko Haram Members for Trial

Gunmen Attack Police Station in Kaduna, Kill Three

Sit up or Risk Sanctions, Ogun Warns Health Workers

Jonathan Inaugurates FCID Building

ICPC Warns Tertiary Institutions against Fraud, Financial Recklessness

Abia Signs PPP Framework for $1bn Osisioma Industrial Park

Amaechi: Job Creation Key to Curbing Insecurity

Ekiti Laments Evasion of Tax by Residents

Firm to Deploy $100m Fiber Optic Network in Abia

Health Workers Begin Indefinite Strike

No 10 'Knew of Miranda Detention'

Brotherhood Condemns Badie Arrest

Man Utd Officials to Meet with Eto'o

Miranda Legal Action on Seized Data

Bo Xilai Son Speaks out Before Trial

Radioactive Water Leak at Fukushima

Musharraf Charged over Bhutto Case

California to Force-feed Prisoners

CIA Admits Role in Iran's 1953 Coup

Egypt Muslim Brotherhood leader held

New York in 'Largest-ever Guns Bust'

US Denies Ordering Airport Detention

Sharif Urges Dialogue with Militants

SA Leaders: Sanctions on Zimbabwe 'Should Go'

Monday, August 19, 2013

Keshi Celebrates Omeruo’s Successful Surgery

JTF: Boko Haram Leader, Abubakar Shekau, is Dead

Tukur: No Plan to Resign

Power: BPE Rules out Extension of Deadline for Bidders

A Terrorist’s Fatal Comeuppance

How Nigerian Internet Start-up Grew Revenue from $250 to $1m in Three Years

Ezekwesili: National Assembly Gulps over N1tn in Eight Years

CBN Donates N10bn Intervention Fund to Usman Danfodio Varsity

FG, ASUU Negotiations End in Deadlock

FG Secures Additional $1.4bn for TCN

18 Feared Killed in Soldiers, Boko Haram Clash

Boko Haram: Ihejirika Decries Mode of Operation against Terrorism

FG Approves 100 New Vacancies at Directorate Level

IG Redeploys 14 Commissioners

Ribadu Links Peace in Plateau to Nigeria’s Survival

Navy Kills 12 Pirates in Delta

Tanker Drivers Relocate from Airport Access Road

Jonathan: Lead Poisoning Must Not Happen Again

NTA, Chinese Firm to Review Equity Structure in Star Times

Task Force Arrests 10 Pipeline Vandals

Boko Haram Leader, Abubakar Shekau, 'May be Dead'

UK: MP Queries Brazil Man's Heathrow Detention

India: Train Kills 37 People

Floods in China Leave Many Dead

Egypt: 25 Soldiers Killed in Sinai Attack

S’Korea Begins US Military Drills

Brazil Alarm at UK Terror Detention

Oscar Pistorius to Reappear in Court

Shoppers Cry out over ‘Broke’ ATMs

APC Unfolds Eight-point Agenda

PDM is Atiku’s Ploy to become President, PDP Group Alleges

Power Assets: Bidders Scramble to Meet Payment Deadline

Five Key Mistakes That Led to BlackBerry's Collapse

FG Approves N400bn for Universities

Emergency Rule Enters New Phase as JTF Hands over to New Army Division

Senator: Fulani, Berom Peace Deal Fruitful

Stop Using Religion, Ethnicity to Foment Crisis, Sultan Urges Nigerians

CBN: Banks to Accept Movable Assets as Collateral by 2014

Sunday, August 18, 2013

AMCON Appoints New MD for Aero Contractors, Takes Controlling Stake

Plateau Assembly Probes Jang over Missing N5bn SURE-P Funds

Higher Food Prices Push Inflation to 8.7%

Alison-Madueke Harps on Compliance with Nuclear Regulations

Ethiopian Airlines to Make Inaugural Fight from Enugu

Police Dispel Rumours of Boko Haram in Niger

HURIWA Tasks State Assemblies on Anti-child Marriage

Privatisation: FG Approves 386 EoIs for NIPPs

Ihejirika: Army to Flush out Extremists

FG to Prosecute Officials over Failed Projects

RMAFC Tasks North-east States on Economic Diversification

Rivers Crisis: First Lady Shuns Rivers Officials on Arrival in P’Harcourt

Don Tasks Nollywood on Professionalism

Stella Oduah in Perspective

Army Chief: Room for All in Egypt

Iraqi Kurdistan Receives Syria Refugees

Spanish Fishermen Protest off Gibraltar

China Sets Bo Xilai Trial date

Rough Seas Hinder Philippine Rescuers after Sinking

Mexico Arrests Leader of Gulf Drug Cartel

Israel Retaliates after Syria Shells Hit Golan Heights

Egypt Cabinet to Hold Crisis Meeting

The Rise and Rise of Porn Music Videos

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Presidency Asks PDP to Summon NEC Meeting

Anambra: APGA Panel Dismisses Appeal By Soludo, Five Others

Rivers Crisis: Govt Rejects Court Order on Commission of Inquiry

Osun Stands Still as Obadare Goes Home in Style

Terrorism: Okiro Advocates Establishment of Civil Security Force

Ribadu Offers Recipe for Nigeria’s Development

Delta Has Spent N6.7bn MDGs Projects –– Commissioner

Tumultuous Welcome for Aregbesola in Cote D’Ivoire

FG Moves to Rid Ajaokuta Steel of Radioactive Substances

NSC Chairman Promises to Reposition Council for Economic Regulation

The Voice to Honour President Koroma, Akpabio, Jang, Enahoro in Amsterdam

APC is Built on Faulty Foundation, Says Okupe

Makarfi: Whether Buhari Runs or Not, He Remains A Danger to PDP

Sultan of Sokoto: Northern Elders Have Failed the Region

Emezue: Governor Orji’s Legacy Projects are a Monument to His Vision, Determination

Sunni Leader Says Hezbollah Leading Lebanon into 'Syrian Fire'

Neither A Tribalist Nor A Hater

Cell Phone Magnate Calls for More Equitable Africa

Embargo on Land Allocation Hinders Property Development

ASUU Strike: Presbyterian Church Blames FG

Group Tasks Jonathan on 2nd Niger Bridge

Amanze Obi’s New Book Asks Probing Questions About Nigeria

Amosun, Osoba, Others Mourn as Egba High Chief, Sowemimo, Dies at 71

MTN Partners Abia on War Against Blindness

Lawyer: Cleric Cleared in Pakistan Blasphemy Case

Though Silent, Israel Remains Worried by Egypt Upheaval

Egypt: Security Forces 'Clear Cairo Mosque'

UK 'Deep Concern' at Egypt Violence

Hezbollah Blames Sunnis for Bomb

Tense Stand-off at Egypt Mosque

MDC Drops Mugabe Election Challenge

Dragão Fashion Brasil

The Artist: Kemang Wa Lehulere

Julie Mehretu: Thinking Big

Breakin' Convention 2013: Junior

The Playwright Q&A: Bola Agbaje

The Curator Interview: Bisi Silva

ARCHITECTURE: Afrofuture interview

THEATRE: The Trip To Bountiful

On The Radar

Birds Eye View celebrate Arab women filmmakers

Tate Modern's Hyperlink connects young creatives

Exhibition: My Mates At Work

Beyonce sizzles in new H&M summer campaign

Icon: Chinua Achebe

Topman unveils LUX collection

& Other Stories opens in Europe

WIN: A Richard Nicoll for Trop50 dress!

Top 10: Highlights of WOW Festival 2013

Solange plays MoMA benefit

Editor’s blog: STUDIO AFRICA

Friday, August 16, 2013

IBB at 72, Dismisses Pessimism about 2015

Anambra Governorship... Soludo, Nnacheta, Others Fail APGA Screening

UK Probes Winners’ Chapel over Alleged Diversion of Charity Funds

Boko Haram Insurgents and Mercenaries Attack Borno Town, Kill 11

State Of Emergency: Three Months On The Road To Peace

As Pa Ugboajah Bows Out At 114...

NDLEA Convicts 1,500 Drug Offenders, Seize N62bn Drugs in 2 Years

FG Hands Tanker Drivers 48hrs Ultimatum to Relocate from MMIA

Okonjo-Iweala, Omobola Johnson Engage Telcos, Oil and Gas Firms for NSE Listing

Corps Member's Hand Not Chopped off, Says NYSC

FG Targets Improved Youth Employment with IYEEP

UC RUSAL: How ALSCON Can Function Maximally

Women Builders Vow to Check Building Collapse in Nigeria

Emir Reclaims Throne Nine Years After Deposition

‘Nigeria Needs a Platform That Defines What We Do’

Regaled By African Antiquity

Murdoch's UK Unit Could Face Corporate Hacking Charges

CIA Acknowledges Secret 'Area 51'

Somalia Hit by Severe Polio Outbreak

Death Toll Mounting in Egypt Clashes

Lonmin Sorry for South Africa Deaths

Suarez Back in Liverpool’s First-team after Apologising

Four Bodies Recovered in India Sub

Rosalia Mera, Spain's Richest Woman, Dies at 69 (LEAD)

ANC Boycotts Marikana Anniversary Ceremonies

NSA 'Broke Snooping Privacy Rules'

US, Iraq to Boost Cooperation on Spillover from Syria

Heavy Jail Terms for Trio who Raped American Student in Rio

Egypt Braced for Renewed Protests

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Tukur, G5 Govs Meet, Disagree on Outcome

US: Boko Haram is Exploiting Religion to Make Nigeria Ungovernable

Chief of Naval Staff: Major Oil Theft Occurs at Terminals

Residents Groan as First Lady’s Rally Shuts down Abuja

Jonathan: No Short Cut to Economic Prosperity

Aluu Four: Court to Rule on Bail Applications October 17 as Trial Begins

Amnesty Programme: 29 Pilots to Embark on Further Training at Lufthansa, UK

FG Offers N30bn to Striking Lecturers

Nigeria is Not Broke, Says Maccido

Shettima: Provide Jobs for Nigerian Youths

Former Zambian Minister Explains Banda's Role in Nigerian Oil Deal

Forced Marriage: Sharia Court Orders Arrest of Girl's Father

Ngama: Government Borrowing is Necessary

HIV/AIDS Worse than World War, Says NACA Official

EU Offers to Assist Nigeria on Flood Disasters

Crude Oil Export: FG Orders Registration of All Measuring Equipment

NCWS Pledges Support for Jonathan’s Govt

Drug War: UK Donates Forensic Equipment to EFCC

Businessman's Mysterious Death Shocks Lagos Neighbourhood

Ocean Surge: Environmental Stakeholders Call for Impact Assessment

Rivers Crisis: Judicial Commission Summons Wike, Mbu, Obuah, Others

INEC Takes Delivery of 20m Voters’ Cards for 2015 Polls

UN to Debate Egyptian Bloodshed

French Lawyer Jacques Verges Dies

Jonathan Salutes Late Paralympian Gold Medallist, Onaolapo

Jonathan: Nigeria’s Support for Peace in Mali Not in Vain

Deadly Explosion in Southern Beirut

Rockefeller Imposter Killer Jailed

Obama Condemns Egypt Bloodshed

Diaspora Group Wants for Aguata-Orumba to Produce Anambra Governor

Jonathan Congratulates Mali’s President-Elect

Flood : EU Offers to Assist Nigeria

Baghdad Hit by Wave of Deadly Bombings

UN Weapons Inspectors Head to Syria

Olympic Bond Parachutist, Mark Sutton, Killed

Egypt: Official Death Toll Passes 500

World Condemns Egypt Crackdown

Fidel Castro Surprised to be Alive

Mexico Orders Arrest of Freed Drug Lord on US Request

UN: Central African Republic on Brink of Collapse

Manning Sorry for Hurting US

Hezbollah Says it Struck Israeli Troops in Lebanon

Egypt PM Defends Deadly Crackdown

US Condemns Killings of Egypt Protesters, Turkey Wants UN Action

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

For PDP, the Crisis Continues

President, Obama to Meet Soon

Withdrawal of Public Sector Funds Exposes Underbelly of Banking

Jonathan, Promoting Ethno-religious Divisions, el-Rufai Insists

JTF Kills Boko Haram Second-in-Command

…Mark: Konduga Murder Barbaric, Inhuman

IG Blames Lack of Information for Unresolved High Profile Cases

Senator: Yes, Our Salaries are Outrageous

Child Marriage: Yerima Needs Psycho-social Support, Says Group

Cameroun Finally Takes Control in Disputed Bakassi

Al-Mustapha: Lagos' Appeal Could Ignite Ethnic Distrust, Says Ex-police Chief

MTN Group Hits 200 Million Subscriber Mark

ASUU to Okonjo-Iweala: Our Demand is N87bn, Not N92bn

Atiku, Tambuwal, Others Condole with Fashola

FG Ratifies Bilateral Agreements with Niger, UK

Editors to Hold Summit on Improving Economy

FG Approves N8.7bn for Books, Library Materials

PIB, Malabu & the $1Billion Bazaar

PIB, Malabu & the $1Billion Bazaar

FG Approves N8.7 B for Printing, Distribution of Books, Others

FG Ratifies Bilateral Agreements With Niger, UK

DHQ Confirms Killing of Shekau's Second In Command

India Laments Submarine 'Tragedy'

Egypt: Sky News Cameraman Shot, Killed

Obasanjo, Govs Meeting Deadlocked

Egypt Declares State of Emergency

Israel-Palestinian Talks to Resume

Deaths in Indian Submarine Blast

UN Probes North Korea Arms Shipment

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Obasanjo, Govs Move to End PDP, NGF Crises

Borno Attacks: Survivors Recount Ordeal as Police Launch Investigation

Power: Bidders for Discos Seek Extension of Payment Deadline

Lagos Seals off Kalu’s Ikoyi Home

Edo Teacher Fails Reading Test

Al-Mustapha: Lagos Heads to Supreme Court over Kudirat’s Murder

Okonjo-Iweala: FG Lacks Funds to Meet ASUU Demands

Act Decisively on Oil, Power, Security Sectors, NLC Urges FG

Obasanjo: Nigeria is Jinxed, Cursed

Pa Fashola: Clerics Urge Political Leaders to Shun Corruption

Aminu Asks Nyako, Allies to Recognise Tukur’s Leadership

Again, EFCC Grills Saraki

House Proposes Ban on Overseas Education for Children of Politicians

Jonathan is Committed to World Peace, Says Ashiru

Pirates Attack Two Passenger Boats, Kill Three

Boko Haram: Military Denies High Casualties in Borno Attack

N66m Scam: Court Grants Ex-presidential Candidate Bail

AIG Links High Casualties in Police to Fraud

Kuku: Oil Theft, Threat to Nigeria's Economic Growth

Peer Review for Permanent Secretaries Begins

Polio: EU to Spend £55m in 24 States

Unite to Contribute More to GDP, Expert Tells Insurers

Babaeko: Agencies Must Re-invent to Have Competitive Edge

Showdown over Tax Collection

Away from the Fray

Canada Sanctions Rail Disaster Firm

Egypt Police Break up Morsi March

Zimbabwe: Mugabe Pledges More Black Empowerment

PDP Reconciliation Meeting to Continue Tonight.

Pakistan Anger at Kashmir 'Breaches'

Kerry Still Confident of Mid-East Talks

Keita Wins Mali Presidential Poll

Power: FG Alleges Politically-motivated Sabotage

US Mob Boss, Bulger, Found Guilty

Deadly Bomb Attack Hits Iraq Cafe

Norway Blocks Apple Maps

LCCI Urges National Assembly to Pass PIB

For PDP It's Time for Reconciliation

Monday, August 12, 2013

Gunmen Kill 60 in Attacks on Borno Villages

Canadians Rally Support for Two Nigerian Students Facing Deportation

Fuel Crisis Imminent as Importers Groan under Delayed Subsidy Payments, Bank Charges

FG Dispels AfDB Report on Poverty

EFCC Quizzes Saraki

Minister Optimistic on Ending ASUU Strike

Amnesty Report: Forced Evictions Hit 9,000 in Lagos

Army, SSS Raid Hideout of Boko Haram Insurgents in Sokoto

Police Set up Closed Pension Scheme

Azazi’s Family Loses Brother to Boat Mishap

Group Calls for Removal of Vigilante Justice System

Bakassi: We Accept FG's Resettlement Plans, Says Ita-Giwa

Bakassi: We Accept FG’s Resettlement Plans, Says Ita-Giwa

Iwuanyanwu Welcomes APC's Registration

Report: 44 Killed at Mosque in Borno State

UK Acid Victim Leaves Hospital

Dutch Prince Dies After Year in Coma

Zimbabwe Election: Mugabe Blasts Rivals

Egypt: Govt Extends Morsi's Detention, Supporters Defiant

Jonathan Lauds Niger Delta Ministry over Skills Acquisition Centre

Recovery Hopes Leave European Shares Hovering at Two and a Half Month Highs

Kashmir Tension: Pakistan Accuses India of Shelling

Sri Lanka Mosque Closes after Attack

Manila, Washington Plan to Increase US Troop Rotations

US: Judge Changes Infant's Name from 'Messiah'

APC Dares Jonathan over Libel Suit Threat

Morsi Camps Brace for Crackdown

Mugabe to Make Post-election Speech

Okonjo-Iweala: Why FG’s Non-oil Revenue Dropped

Nigeria, Others Lead in Global Confidence Index

Lawson: Urban Poverty is a Menace to Be Tackled

IFC’s $1bn Boost for Bond Market

Kenya Loses Huge Resources in Exports, Tourism to Airport Blaze

Bauchi to Hasten Provision of Independent Power

Akpabio: PDP is Not Interested in One-party System

Jonathan: I’m Eligible to Run for Second Term

Scores Escape Death in Warri Multiple Accidents

Teenager Drowns as Ocean Surge Ravages Lagos Beaches

Constitution Review: Senate, House to Harmonise Positions on LG Autonomy

NNPC, Others to Repair Vandalised Gas Pipeline

GOC Decries Shortage of Operational Materials to Tackle Oil Theft

Israel Approves Release of 26 Palestinian Prisoners

CP Calls for Overhaul of Justice Department in Edo

UK Visa: House Seeks Review of Immigration Laws, Bilateral Agreements

Falana Condemns Relocation of Beggars to States of Origin

French Serviceman 'in Mosque Plot'

Presidency Lauds NOI Survey Result for July

Morsi's Party Criticises Talks Plan

Vice-Chancellors Want FG to Establish Ministry of Higher Education

Vacate Flood Prone Areas, Wamakko Tells Residents

NUBAN: FG Threatens to Withhold Staff Salaries for Non-compliance

Civil Group, Public Institutions Want FoI Act Amended

New Body Promises Better Project Management

Six Policemen Arrested for Killing Truck Driver

Ikuforiji: The Destitutes Constitute Illegitimate Burden on Lagos

Gowon: Boko Haram, Other Insurgents Need 'Divine Visitation'

Akanbi Tasks Nigerians on Less-privileged Persons

Commercial Drivers Lament Extortion by Army

Sanusi Honours Wife with Title

8 People Arrested in Ogun for Killing Elephant

Keep Watch on Al-Mustapha, OPC Tells Presidency

EFCC Investigates FMC Medical Director, Accountant

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Disingenuity of Nigerian Banks

Jonathan to Akande: Respect Truth, Your Age, Nigeria

Israel Approves New Settlement Homes

Yemen: Gunmen Attack Gas Plant

Mali to Hold Presidential Run-off

Netanyahu Tells US Mediator Palestinians Inciting against Israel

UK Aid Seized by Somali Militants

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Concern Mounts as Interest Rates Hit 21%

APC: Jonathan’ll Be Seeking 3rd Term if He Contests in 2015

Okonjo-Iweala: Our Economy is Strong, But with Vulnerabilities

VP Sambo Assures Kaduna of FG’s Continued Support

Appeal Court Sets Aside Ex-Bauchi Deputy Gov’s Judgement

Security Agents Raid Boko Haram Hideout, Arrest Insurgents

Fashola Goofed on Deportation of Easterners

Nyako’s Presidential Campaign Posters Flood Yola

El-Rufai Slams Jonathan, Sambo

NMEC Pledges to Reduce Mass Illiteracy Level

Bayero Lauds FG Over Security

APC Not a Threat to Ogun PDP

Dale Carnegie’s New Franchise Starts Operation September

Forbes Honours Mo Abudu over Mo Abudu

Burutu Community Petitions Jonathan, Transport Minister

Mantu: The Problem with PDP is Lack of Internal Democracy

Between Akpabio and Umana

Nimi Barigha Amange: Oil Theft Cartel Too Powerful for Government to Handle

Ship Fund: Anxiety as Indigenous Operators Await President’s Approval

A Heart For Folklore And Literary Activism

METRO FM 97.7: A Leap towards Greatness

Indian-built Nuclear Sub Activated

US General Says Afghan Deal Vital

Funeral Held for Slain Militants in Egypt's Sinai

Iraq: Car Bombings Kill 50 in Baghdad

16 Moroccan Guards Killed in Bus Crash

Israeli Drone Strike Kills Sinai Militants

'Human Trafficking Ring' Broken Up

Migrants Die in Italy Boat Shipwreck

US Fury at Mexico Drugs Lord Release

Tomb Opened in Mona Lisa Quest

18 US Embassies to Reopen after Alert

Obama Vows Surveillance Reforms

No Rift Between Buhari and Tinubu, APC Insists

Nigerian Crude Oil Exports to Hit 1.94m bpd in September

Friday, August 09, 2013

Four Thai Nationals Abducted in Rivers

FG Releases Grain Reserves to Tackle Food Crisis in North-East

Ikimi on Okupe

It’s Summary Dismissal, 7 Years Jail for a 419 Serving Colonel

‘Kano May Be Volatile, But I Find it Safe’

Jang Summons Governors to Discuss ASUU Strike, Constitutional Amendments

Child Marriage: Diasporans Ask Ugbesia to Withdraw Support

Group Condemns Killing of Policemen by Hoodlums

Skye Bank Donates N600m ICT Building to OAU

Beware, Deporters are on the Prowl

Kerry: US, Russia Need to Make Progress on Syria Despite Conflicts

Israel Seeks to Negotiate Planned EU Curbs over '67 Borders

Uneasy Eid Holiday Keeps Egyptian Factions Apart, for Now

Boko Haram: Food Crisis Hits North-Eastern States

New York 'Fed Bomb Plotter' Sentenced

Zanzibar Acid Victims Arrive UK

Zimbabwe: MDC Files Legal Challenge to Mugabe Win

Don’t Plagiarise in US, Kuku Tells Departing Niger Delta Students

Gunmen Seize Turkish Airlines Pilots in Lebanon

Snowden’s Email Services Closed

Zanzibar: Govt Offers Reward for Acid Attack

Ethiopian Plane Crashes in Mogadishu

Pakistan City Hit by Second Attack

Zanzibar Acid Victims Expected in UK

US Withdraws Diplomats from Lahore

Thursday, August 08, 2013

2015: Gowon, Danjuma, Others Prefer Northern Christian Candidate

Fayemi: APC Not Wired to Grab Power

IG: Mbu is a Professional, Won’t Be Removed

Jonathan: We Can’t Imagine Nigeria without Christians, Muslims

DHQ: Over 1,000 Boko Haram Members Captured in Three Months

FG Has Withheld N90bn of Adamawa Funds, Says Nyako

Sanusi: New Guidelines on Diaspora Remittances Underway

13% Derivation: Ondo Youths Threaten Mass Protest

Police Nab Men Who Chopped off NYSC Member’s Hand

Borno Marks Sallah with Durbar

Boko Haram: Turaki Appeals to Stubborn Factions to Accept Amnesty

EU Donates £14.25m for Water, Sanitation in Nigeria

Environmentalists, NEMA Issue Warning on Ocean Surge in Lagos

Sallah: Emir of Ilorin Lauds Security Agencies over Peaceful Co-existence

Court Orders Navy to Release Seized Oil Vessel to Owner

Naval Ship Leaves for Australia for Fleet Exercise

Imoke Lauded for Devt in Obanliku Community

Sallah: First Lady, Oni, Adeyeye Urge Muslims to Uphold Lessons of Ramadan

UK Group Sets to Hold Water, Building Exhibition in Abuja

Duke, Fayemi, Mimiko Make Case for Indigenous Languages

Seven Killed, Five Injured in Motor Accident in Bauchi

Customs Officer Kills Motorist, Injures Two Others

Aligbe: How Foreign Airlines Rip off Nigeria

Peace Talks to Resume in Jerusalem

Wanted Mafia Boss Arrested in London

IAAF to Reintroduce Four-year Doping Bans

The End Of Ramadan Fasting

Foundation Announces $150 000 Prize for African Challenges

APC: South-east PDP Ask Ndigbo to Ignore Okorocha

Generous Hands

NAFDAC DG Honoured for Fight against Fake Drugs

Of a Porous Gulf of Guinea and the Security Chiefs Confab

CHANGING IVF’S ELITIST VENEER

UN Moves to Improve Adolescent Sexual, Reproductive Health

Breakfast Linked to 'Healthy Heart'

Your Wealth is Inside that Problem

Stanbic IBTC Pensions Donates Water to Police College

UNICEF: 'Majority' Oppose Female Mutilation

HPV Virus 'Linked to Throat Cancer Cases'

Tobacco Control Debate and Tobacco Smuggling

Driving Oral Health Awareness in Novel Ways

Pakistan: At Least 30 Killed in Quetta Bombing

Pope Francis Tightens Bank Controls

UN: Colombia Coca Area Drops by 25%

Zimbabwe Says 305,000 Voters Rejected

Sallah: PDP Harps on National Unity and Love

IG: Mbu is a Professional, Won't be Removed

Sallah: IG Orders Watertight Security Nationwide

APC Lacks Presidential Material, Say Presidency, PDP

Sultan: Today is Sallah

Rivers Crisis: At Last, Lloyd Released from Prison Custody

IBB Denies Turning Down Jonathan’s Request to Break Fast with Him

President Jonathan Visits, Condoles With Governor Fashola Over Dad’s Death

FG, UN Sign Development Assistance Framework Document

FG Launches Tinapa IDEA Incubation Centre

Gallant Efforts to Transform Ekiti

Kwara Sinks 300 Boreholes in Two Years

Jonathan Gets Support on Child Online Protection

FG Must Adopt Key Technologies to Attain Vision 20:2020

ITAN Set to Promote Nigerian Pavilion at Gitex 2013

Obama Cancels Meeting with Putin

Jordan Foils Alleged Syrian Arms Smuggling Attempt

ATCON Harps on Broadband Deployment, Expansion

Central African Republic Asks Soldiers to Return

Delays after Fire at Nairobi Airport

Neymar Scores First Goal for Barca in Thailand Friendly

NATCOMS Pushes for N595bn Compensation over Service Quality

And God Spoke to Orubebe

UBA Moves against Cybercrime

NGO Fetes Widows with Entrepreneurship Training, Facilities

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Two Koreas to Resume Kaesong Talks

Syria Army Ambush Kills Rebels

Fire Shuts Nairobi Airport

Foreign Mediation has 'Failed in Egypt'

Libor Settlements Said to Ease CFTC’s Path in Rate-Swaps Probe

Washington Post Co.’s Future Tied to For-Profit Kaplan Business

Yemen Security Blitz as Staff Leave

US-Russia Talks Despite Snowden

Mass Protests on Tunisian Streets

Let Me Leave Liverpool, Pleads Suarez

APC to Jonathan: Come, Join Us

Tuesday, August 06, 2013

Rivers Decries EFCC's Invasion of State

NNPC: Crude Oil Output to Rise on Pipeline Repairs

Jonathan, Govs, Others Pay Last Respects as Fashola’s Father is Buried

Presidency: Emergency Rule Has Restored Normalcy in Borno, Adamawa, Yobe

FG Pays N118bn as Severance Package to PHCN Staff

Senate Puts off Zonal Public Hearings on PIB

Cultism: Female Corps Member's Hand Chopped off

FG Concedes to US Request for Extradition of Suspected Terrorist

Sallah: Presidency Solicits Prayers, Support

Suswam, Ministers Meet Jonathan over ASUU Strike

Gadzama Bemoans Lack of Integrity among Lawyers

Sallah Feast: STF Tightens Security in Plateau

Rivers Deports 113 Non-indigenes to Their States

Bank Chief Drags British Airways to Court

Leadership's Journalists Appeal Ruling

Al-Mustapha Visits Clark

Group to Establish Breast-milk Banks

2015: Stop Distracting Jonathan, Oritsejafor Tells Politicians

Army Officer Bags Seven-Year Jail Term for Fraud

NNPC Assures Nigerians of Kerosene Availability

FG Pledges Support to Families of Dead Journalists

T-Bills, Money Market Rates to Skyrocket in August

Wema Bank: Returning to Profitability, National Status

Police Probe Canada 'Snake Deaths'

Fort Hood suspect admits shooting

US Senators Urge Egypt Prisoner Release

WOLE SOYINKA'S 'DOMESTIC APPENDAGE' REVISITED

Kabiru Turaki’s Missed Opportunity

Al-Qaeda: US,UK Pull Staff Out of Yemen

Former US President, George W Bush, Has Heart Operation

Iran Wants 'Serious' Nuclear Talks

Fresh Ambassadorial Nominees’ List Stirs Controversy

Taliban Leader Vows No Power Grab

Standard Chartered Profit Sags after $1 billion Hit on Korean Business

Shell’s Spill Plans for Arctic Are Upheld by Judge

Cross River: Giving Women a Voice

Tackling the Leadership Challenge

18 States Raise N538bn from Bond Market

Declining Appetite for Dollar Strengthens Naira

CIBN to Engage Stakeholders on National Development

Western Union Partners eTranzact on Mobile Payment

Renaissance Credit Opens Opebi Branch

Africa- Australia Infrastructure Conference Holds in September

FG Unveils Incentives to Promote Backward Integration in Sugar Industry

Appeal Court Halts NNPC’s Attempt to Stop Arbitration

DPR Reads Riot Act to Illegal LPG Marketers

NNPC to Explore Offshore Gas Resources with Floating LNG Vessel

Subsidising Alternative Products Shrinks Domestic LPG Market

SON: Withdrawal of Substandard Gas Cylinders Begins June 2014

US Warns Citizens to Leave Yemen (LEAD)

Five Indian Troops Killed in Kashmir

Rebels Capture Key Syrian Army Air Base

Jonathan Demands Retraction of Newspaper Report

Jeff Bezos Bets $250 Million on Reviving Washington Post

Boko Haram: Presidency Insists State of Emergency Working

Furore over ‘Deportation’

Snake Strangles Canadian Children

Al-Qaeda Leaders Sparked Closures

Rodriguez in Baseball Doping Ban

WE DIDN’T DEPORT IGBOS

Taliban Talking Secretly to Kabul Govt

Fukushima Water Leak 'Emergency

New Attempts to Defuse Egypt Crisis

Apology to Mandela over Bill Blunder

NFF Mourns Pa Fashola

Boko Haram Cited for Crimes against Humanity

APC Moves to Harmonise Structures at State, Local Levels

INEC: Nigerians Used Palm Kernels as Thumbprints

Leaders Mourn as Fashola Loses Dad at 79

DPR Generates N473.2bn in First Half of the Year

Over 900 Mali Returnee Troops Arrive Borno

Jonathan Welcomes Improved Economic Relations With Canada

Tinubu Explains Absence from Public Engagements

Terrorism: Court Concludes Trial of Lebanese

Sultan Pleads with ASUU to Call off Strike, Says Terrorism not Part of Islam

Nigeria Requires N464tn for Infrastructure Development

NPAN Wants Court to Stop APCON from Harassing its Members

NEITI Insists on Authenticity of Report

More Nigerians Condole with NUJ over Death of Three Journalists

NATCOMS Pushes for N595bn Compensation for Poor Service Quality

NERC Boss Explains Hike in Electricity Tariff

20 Individuals, 10 Firms Bag National Productivity Awards

Why I Visited Benue, by Al-Mustapha

OAU Rated the Best in Nigeria, Eighth in Africa

Court Grants Rivers House Leader Bail

Monday, August 05, 2013

APC, Senators, Others Condole with Fashola over Father’s Death

FG Commends BUA, Others on Local Sugar Production

Misconstruing Impeachment Parameters

Sultan Pleads with ASUU to Call off Strike

W’Germany 'Sponsored Doping'

Turkish General Jailed over 'Plot'

Jonathan Congratulates Mugabe

…Condoles Fashola on Father's Death

Jonathan Welcomes Improved Economic Relations with Canada

Governor Fashola’s Father Dies

US Military Helicopter Crashes Inside Base on Japan's Okinawa

Verdict Due in Turkey 'Coup' Trial

Australia Election Campaign Begins

Comics Look to Obama, Democrats for Humour

US to Extend Embassy Closures

US Can be Iran's 'Willing Partner'

Lab-grown Burger to be Unveiled

US Senators to Join Egypt Talks

Morocco Revokes Paedophile’s Pardon

Football, a Global Mega Business

Man United Still Keen on Fabregas Deal

5 Northern Governors Meet with Danjuma, Differ over Joining APC

Atiku Protests Non-inclusion on Adamawa Delegates’ List

Total Mobile Data Subscription Hits 57.7m in June

Nigerians Praise Echeruo’s Sale to Apple

Police Arraign Millionaire Housewife, Lawyer over Forgery of Will

Soludo, el-Rufai Resign from THISDAY Editorial Board

Five Persons Feared Dead as Civilian JTF Groups Fight for Territory

Tinubu, Fayemi, Oshiomhole, Ahmed, Others Mourn Death of Three Journalists

Sambo: Nigeria Needs $450m from IDB to Generate 20,000mw of Electricity

Immigration Boss Outlines Plan to Patrol Borders, Tackle Corruption

Borno Fumigates Boko Haram’s Liberated Dens

Lagos Catholic Archbishop Tasks Police on Image

Cleric Wants Yakowa, Suntai’s Plane Crash Probed

NEITI's Audit Report, Inaccurate and Misleading, Says PPPRA

Rivers Crisis: NJC Petitioned over Plot to Scuttle Lloyd’s Trial

Olofa Chieftaincy Tussle: Group Preaches Peace among Stakeholders

Conflict of Interest, In-fighting May Cripple Management of Discos

Asunmo Faults Link with Adegboyega’s Conviction

Police Arrest Three for Burying Boy, 18

N’Delta Ministry Sued for N1.7bn Skill Acquisition Deal

Presidency: Ambitions will Destroy APC

PDP Committee Pays Solidarity Visit to Suntai in New York

Sunday, August 04, 2013

USDA Warns that Food Security Challenge Will Worsen by 2023

Happy Birthday, Mr. President: Obama turns 52

Senior US Senator Says Putin Acting Like 'Schoolyard Bully'

African Leaders Want Disputed Somali City Annexed

Dozens Die in South Asia Monsoon Floods

New Iranian President Urges End to Sanctions

US Official: Al-Qaeda Planned ‘Big Attack'

Libya: Deputy PM Resigns over 'Policy Failure'

Presidency: Buhari, Tinubu, Tofa, Akande are Expired Yesterday’s Men

Botulism: China Bans N’Zealand Dairy Imports

Australian PM, Rudd, Calls Election

Morocco to Probe Paedophile Pardon

US, UK Express Concern over Zimbabwe Election

Who Will Fill Fela’s Large Shoes?

Honduras Troops Take over at Prison

Pro-govt Rally Draws Tens of Thousands in Tunisia

US Envoy in Egypt Holds Talks with Rival Sides

Syrian Rebels Seize Anti-tank Missiles in Army Base Raid

Mali's Dembele Breaks Ranks, Backs Former PM, Keita, in Rrun-off

APC: It’s the Candidate, Stupid!

APC Registration: PDP Rethinks 2015 Permutation

Rivers Crisis: Nobody Can Give Jonathan Conditions, Says Wike

Terror Alert: US Shuts 21 Embassies

Excitement as Peakfield School Marks 5th Anniversary

Jonathan Hails Anenih at 80

Saturday, August 03, 2013

Uduaghan Woos Diasporan Investors, Takes Campaign to New York

NUJ Declares 7-day Mourning to Honour Deceased Members

C’River Civil Service Commission Disciplines 18, Retires 695

ExxonMobil, FRSC Take Road Safety Campaign to Lagos

Aka Ikenga Slams LASG over Deportation of Igbos

Oritsejafor: I Don’t Have Hatred for Muslims

Deconstructing Anenih, a Consistent Leader, at 80

A Word for Yerima and The Paedophiles in Power

Exploring CIF Trade Option in Crude Oil Carriage

Hello! Magazine Extends Publishing Franchise to Nigeria

NMMA Raises the Bar as Board Inaugurates Assessors

Emeka Wogu: SURE-P Projects’ Implementation Not on Partisan Basis

Now that APC Has Been Registered

Iran Installs Rouhani as New President

Interpol Issues Global Jailbreak Alert

Egypt Warns Pro-Morsi Protesters to Leave Sit-in

Mugabe Re-elected, as Opposition Rejects Results

15 Killed,10 Injured as Vehicle Rams into Youth Group in Jos

Al Qaeda Chief Claims US Plotted Morsi's Downfall

40 Indonesians Missing off Malaysia after Boat Sinks

Apple Battling U.S., States over Proposed e-book Limits

Amaechi: My Problem with the First Lady

Nyako, Lamido, Wamakko Visit Gowon Saturday

FG to Extradite Nigerian with Alleged Al-Qaeda Links

Military Sources Say Reports of 'Coup' against Shekau False

Special FEC Deliberates on Fiscal Framework

Jonathan to Inaugurate N100bn Projects for Tertiary Institutions

Jonathan Urges Judiciary to Pursue Ethical Codes

Tribunal Orders Oil Company to Pay $1.7m Tax to FIRS

S’East Monarchs Revolt against Okorocha on Ilomuanya

AFC, GTB Provides $170m Financing for Kainji Generation Plant

British Tobacco Invests in Calabar Oil Palm

Obi Links More Anambra Communities to Electricity

Muslim Youths Condemn Kano Bomb Blast, Sue for Peace

Cross River Launches First ICT Incubation Centre in S/South

Three Lagos NUJ Members Feared Killed in Auto Crash

Owuru Remanded in EFCC Custody over N60m Fraud

Makarfi Chides NPC Boss over Census Figures in the North

Friday, August 02, 2013

'Dispense Justice Expeditiously', Uduaghan Urges Judges

MDGs: Gbeneol Tasks Governors, Stakeholders

NEC, PDP Head for Showdown over Anambra State

Rouhani to Become Iran President

Germany Ends Spy Pact with US, UK

Calls for Zimbabwe Political Boycott

Jangled Voices Over The ‘Deportation’ Of Anambra Indigenes

Deportation: ‘We’re not ruling out court action on behalf of victims’

Lagos-Ibadan highway: Long Walk to sanity... well, hopefully

Hezbollah Leader Slams Israel in Rare Public Speech

UN Probes Allegations of Rebel Atrocities in Syria

US Careful Not to Let Snowden Destroy Russia Ties

US in Worldwide Travel Alert after 'Al-Qaeda Threat'

France: New Plan for Poor Suburbs

Zimbabwe: Mugabe’s Party Wins Huge Majority

Police to Blockade Pro-Morsi Sit-ins

When Pastor’s Daughter Ditched Christianity for Islam

Taiwan Legislators Brawl over Nuclear Vote

Evolution does not favour selfish people, according to new research.

Obasanjo Says Zimbabwe Poll 'Free, Honest'

Dell Shareholders Convene a Third Time as Buyout Battle Escalates

Swaps Probe Finds Banks Manipulated Rate at Expense of Retirees

Berlusconi Rages at Prison Ruling

US Embassies to Shut over Threat

US: Egypt Restoring Democracy

A Fresh Breath for APGA

Concerns Mount over Rise in Crude Oil Theft, Divestment

Thursday, August 01, 2013

SWF to Create Template for Pension Investment in Infrastructure

What the Petroleum Minister can do

Emergency FEC Meeting Likely Today

Boko Haram: Minister Keeps Mum on Shekau

Nigerian, Nigerien Forces Foil Planned Boko Haram Attacks

NLNG Exports $17bn Associated Gas in 12 Years

APGA Demands N20bn Damages from Fashola over Use of Party's Logo

PPMC: Nigeria Lost $10.9bn to Pipeline Vandalism

Oritsejafor: Boko Haram Not Ready for Peace

AFISMA: ECOWAS to Reimburse Nigeria, Others

Aluu Four: Court to Rule on Bail Applications August 5

Saraki Denies EFCC’s Invitation

Lagos Faults Anambra on Forced Relocation of 'Indigenes'

Redouble Efforts against Crime, IG Urges AIGs

Midwestern Oil & Gas Suffers 20% Loss to Oil Theft

Task Force on Illegal Arms Sacks Edo Director

Berlusconi Jail Term Confirmed

'Eternity in Hell' for Ohio Abductor

Snowden Thanks Russia for Asylum

Syria: Homs Arms-depot Blast 'Kills Dozens'

Zimbabwe: Tsvangirai Slams Election as 'Huge Farce'

Eurobond Success Positive for Nigerian Economy

Halliday: Operations in Nigerian Airfields are Excellent

Presidency Says APC Registration Will Not Last

Japan Minister Retracts Nazi Remarks

Uruguay MPs Back Marijuana Bill

Rajoy: Corruption Lies Hurting Spain

Zimbabwe Election 'Compromised' against Tsvangirai

Europe Manufacturing Expands for First Time in Two Years

Anosike: Anambra North Should Produce Next Governor

Wikileaks 'Strained' US-Afghan Ties

UN to Probe Syria Chemical Weapons

Egypt: Protesters Defy Cabinet Threat

Counting Begins in Zimbabwe Polls

Ancelotti: Real Madrid in Bale Talks

Kerry in Pakistan on Unannounced Visit

In Tunisian Protest Square, Barriers Reflect Deeper Divide

Rwanda 'Recruiting' for Congo Rebels

CBN Recovers N9 Billion Excess Charges by Banks

Nigeria Gets Additional $350m Fund for Water Resources

Ndukwe Chairs Forum on Mobile Number Portability

WSI Initiates Awareness for Digital Marketing in Nigeria

MTN Launches Mobile Developers Competition

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Power Sector Reforms: Taking a Cue from Telecoms Sector

APC is Registered, Now Realpolitik Takes off

... Two Dominant Party System Evolving

Taleveras, Northwest Power Win Afam, Kaduna Power Assets

Nigerian Troops Return from Mali, Storm Borno

Niger Govt Wades into Case of Girl Converted to Islam

Rivers Assembly Leader Arraigned, to Remain in Police Custody

Porting: MTN is Biggest Loser, Etisalat Biggest Gainer

Otudeko Opts for Low Key 70th Birthday Celebration

Shell to Sell Four More Oil Blocks

ASUU Calls for Wike's Removal over Involvement in Rivers Crisis

Security Hampers Establishment of US Consulate in Kano

Terrorism: FG Tenders Videos of Confessional Statements by Lebanese

Subsidy: Marketers Accuse FG of Defrauding Them

FG Mulls Template on New Projects Analysis

13% Derivation: Edo Oil Communities Want Jonathan to Withhold Allocation to States

Tax Evasion: FAAN MD Visits Oshiomhole, Apologises

Kano Bombing: Amnesty C’ttee on Course, Not Deterred, Says Turaki

Obi to Jonathan: Lagos Promoting Anarchy with Deportation of Igbos

New Akwa Ibom SSG Takes Oath of Office

House Caucus, Akeredolu, Ribadu, Fani-Kayode, Others Applaud APC Registration