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This Day News Archive for October 2013Rss

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

PDP Directs State Branches to Inaugurate Disciplinary Committees

Some Ministers Are Lawless, Says Senate Committee Chair

Oil Spill Compensation: Paramount ruler sues for peace

NAPTIP Calls for Collaborative Efforts to Fight Human Trafficking

FG set to reduce cost of internet accessibility in Nigerians ---Minister.

Subsidy fraud: Alao Asks Court to Set Aside Ruling Dismissing His Application

National Conference: ACF Kicks Against Inclusion of Ethnic Nationalities

Africapitalism: Not Just a Private Sector Gain

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Madrid Demand Blatter Apologies to Ronaldo

Aliyu: I am Still in New PDP

Nyiam Absent as Dialogue C’ttee Meets Stakeholders in South-east

APC, New PDP Move Closer to Solidifying Union

Jonathan to Present 2014 Appropriation Bill November 12

128 Dead in Yobe Terrorist Attacks

Lagos Markets Shut for Tinubu Daughter’s Installation as Traders’ Leader

Crude Oil Output Fluctuates between 2.2m and 2.3m bpd, Says NNPC

Ekweremadu, Tambuwal, Ihedioha, Govs, Others Mourn Akhigbe

FG Attempts to Woo Lecturers Back to Negotiating Table

Ngige’s Sister Debarred in US over Alleged Money Laundering

Confusion over N18bn SURE-P Fund

House Okays Plea Bargain, Puts Safeguards

PPPRA Officials in N3.5bn

Nigeria Ranked 147 out of 189 in World Bank’s Doing Business Report

FG Should Spend More on Infrastructure Than Civil Service, Says el-Rufai

SSS Arraigns Suspected Kidnap Kingpin, Kelvin, Two Others

NHIS Withdraws Accreditation of Abuja Hospital over Sharp Practices

Nigeria, Singapore to Set up Trade and Investment Council

FG Plans 30-year National Infrastructural Master Plan

Security Officer Rapes Poly Student in Ogun

Ministry Accuses Budget Office of Arbitrary Reductions

Amosun Vows to Demolish More Houses, Schools

Six Years After…The Struggle Continues

How PDP Cleared Kwara LG Polls

Abia 2015: Going Beyond Zoning

Shuaib: Specialised Publication Will Strengthen PR Knowledge

National Conference as Elixir

Nyiam Absent as Ohaneze, Nnamani, Egwu, Others Receive Dialogue Committee

Cholera: Government Mounts Disease Surveillance Across Plateau

2015: Group to organise 37 million- man Match for Jonathan`s Re-election

Jonathan Condoles with Akhigbe's Family

Naval Officers Mourn Akhigbe

Prolonged Strike: ASUU Directs Members to Sensitise Communities

NEMA Implements UN Action against Road Traffic Injuries, Fatalities

Cholera: Experts Urge Govts to Re-introduce Sanitary Inspection

BP Ups Asset Sales, Dividend as Big Oil Q3 Kicks Off

Official Profligacy, not Oduah, is the Issue

Police: We didn’t invade the residence of chief of staff

Monday, October 28, 2013

Edo Visit by Dialogue Committee Disrupted, Nyiam Asked to Resign

How Akhigbe Died in the US

NCAA: No Nigerian Airport is Fully Certified Airworthy

Six Under Consideration to Replace Sanusi as CBN Governor

35 Bodies ‘in Military Uniform’ Dumped at Yobe Morgue

Man Kidnaps Own Son, Demands N350,000 Ransom

Jonathan Seeks Israel's Support to Fight Terrorism

Fashola Reiterates Opposition to Sovereign Wealth Fund

PHCN Workers Threaten Blackout If Not Paid by Thursday

373 Afflicted by Cholera Nationwide, 74 Succumb to Disease

Brittania-U: Our Bid for Chevron Blocks Reflects Independent Evaluations

Lamorde: EFCC Not Broke

Dangote, Ovia, Adesina Top Forbes’ African Person of the Year Shortlist

Court Refers Suntai's Suit to Appeal Court as Peace Talks Crumble

Damaturu Attack: Gaidam Asks for More Troops, Equipment

Senator: ASUU's Outrageous Demand Spurred by Nigerian Politicians' Earnings

Aviation Stakeholders: N255m Car Scandal Not Priority of Abuja Meeting

Online Publishing: NGE President Sues for Professionalism

House Queries FCSC over N11.7m Transaction

Tinubu Lauds Lagos Magistrates

FG Seeks National Policy on Public Safety, Security

FG Sets up Review Committees for Polytechnics, Colleges of Education

Nigeria Producing African Desperate Housewives

Max Air Refutes Plane Collision in Lagos Airport

Abducted Sylva's Aide Surfaces in Yenagoa, in Police Custody

Ondo Creates New Judicial Division at Igbara-Oke

NPUGA: Varsities Warned against Use of Mercenaries

Brazil’s Elite Ref for Cracker in Al Ain

Our Financial Troubles Will End Soon, Declares PTDF

Establishment of Inks Producing Plant for Export

Finally, Akhigbe Succumbs to Death

Army Refutes arrest of Lieutenant Colonel in Damaturu Attacks

Illegal Immigrants: Nigerians, Ghanaians, Others Condemn UK's ``Go Home’’ Campaign

Suntai's Case against Taraba Assembly Goes to Court of Appeal

FG Seeks National Policy on Public Safety, Security.

Middle Belt/South South Forum Berates House over Oduah

Science and Tech Devt: FG Reaffirms Readiness to Revive PRODA

Death for Kidnappers in Edo

Nigeria’s Talking Shop

News of Mike Akhigbe’s Death Grossly Exaggerated

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Corporate Governance to be Made Compulsory for Finance Sector Operators

Amaechi Urges Investors to Avail Themselves of Opportunities in Rivers

Okonjo-Iweala: Criticism of the Economy Must be Based on Facts

I Have No Relationship With Ombaste Cult, Says Al-Makura

PDP Flays Okorocha over Comments on Jonathan

Kwara LG Polls: Electoral Commission Declares PDP Winner of All Seats

Tukur: Young Turks Will Rule Nigeria Come 2019

A Dialogue Mired in Controversy

NCAA: We’ve No Documents on Armoured Cars’ Purchase

Mike Akhigbe Dies at 68

Abrupt Changes in CRR Induces Market Volatility, IMF Warns CBN

Survivor: Polio Has Not Stopped Me, I’m Determined to Stop it

Boko Haram Attacks Border Community with Cameroon, Kills 4 Soldiers

New PDP Meets, Weighs Options

Military: Kidnapped Americans’ Ship Found as Search for Sailors Continues

Experts Blame Youth Unemployment, Insecurity on Govt Emphasis on Varsity Education

House Vows to Probe Climate Change Funds

Oil Spill: Senate Committee Accuses Ministry, NOSDRA, Shell of Indifference

Tinubu Prescribes Concerted Efforts to Building Nigeria

FAAN Deploys Explosives Detector at Lagos Airport

Alison-Madueke: Crude Oil Theft, Support System Are New Faces of Terrorism

US Senator Apologises to Nigerians on Internet Scam Statement

Maritime Workers Threaten to Shut down Port Operations over Unpaid Salaries

Groups Rally Support for National Conference

Kidnapped Iyayi’s Wives Freed

Suntai in Church, Marks One Year of Air Crash Survival

JTF, MEND Trade Words over Killing of Two Soldiers

Ogun Bails out Ailing Actor, Pa Kasumu

House Probes IOCs over Violations of Local Content Act

Borno Trains 40 VVF Patients on Skill Acquisition

ASUU Strike: NMA Expresses Fears over Medical Education, Training

Borno Govt. to Rebuild 200 Houses Destroyed by Insurgents

National Dialogue: Nigerians in Diaspora Protest Non Representation, Call for Sovereign Conference

Army Introduces New Measures Againts Boko Haram in Borno

Day 3 of Pilgrimage: President Jonathan lights symbolic candle at Mt. Camel, visits River Jordan

Alison-Madueke: Crude Oil Theft, Support System are New Faces of Terrorism

PDP Clears All 15 Chairmanship Seats, 181 Councillorship Seats in Kwara LG Polls

NFS Seeks New Members

Memories of My Dad

JAZZ BLOWS INTO BAYELSA

National Confab: ‘Don’t Subject Report to N’Assembly’s Approval

House: We’ve No Problem with Presidency Probe Panel

Our Music Has No Conscience!

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Midnight Crisis

Massive Turnout at Kwara LG Polls

National Confab: ‘Don’t Subject Report to N’Assembly’s Approval’

Bafarawa: Change Inevitable in 2015: Change Inevitable in 2015

ASUU’s ‘Arm Twisting‘ Agreement

Lagos Goes for More Loan

Princess on the Cross

ASUU Gets Open Cheque

Multiple Probes

Insurgent: Foreign Fighters, Doctors With Boko Haram

'My Brother Forced Me into Boko Haram'

Baraje, New PDP Governors, Meet in Abuja

N255m armoured cars House: We’ve No Problem with Presidency Probe Panel

Ex-Governor Sylva's Aide Abducted

Gunmen Kill Police in Kaduna, Six Others Die In Tanker Explosion

Soldiers, Policemen Among Casualities of Boko Haram Attack in Yobe

CSR: Chevron Releases N800m For Community Projects

Aviation Scandal: We Didn’t Approve Armoured Cars, Says Onyejeocha

FG Earmarks N10bn for Great Green Wall Programme

Kuku: Jonathan Not Interfering in My Job

New Automotive Policy Receives Global Endorsement

Boko Haram: NYO Decries Attacks on Students and Security Agents

Christian Forum Tasks Northern Religious Leaders on Insurgency

Chukwumerije Mobbed By Kinsmen Over Stalled N2.9bn Road Project

Socialist Party Eulogises Omojola

Danjuma Hails Yuguda Over Security in Bauchi

Indigenous Companies to Determine Future of Oil, Gas, Says Orjiako

Homosexuality Controversy May Tear Anglican Church Apart

Group Protests Against Calls for Oduah’s Sack

Oshiomhole Inaugurates 100 Taxis for Ex-Okada Riders

Sustainability Business Model, Key to Future Success of Businesses - CEOs

Infant Mortality: Nigeria Slides Down in Ranking

‘Automobile Production Possible Without Banning Tokunbo Vehicles’

Let Oduah Be, Coalition Tells Nigerians

‘Investors in Power Sector Deserve Our Support’

Community Radio as Tool for Democratic Governance

Anglican Church Divided Over Homosexuality

Bullet-proof Cars: Igbo Youths Protest Against Calls for Oduah's Sack

6 Die in Tanker Explosion, as Gunmen Kill Police Officer in Kaduna

BEVERLY OSU: I Don’t Feel Sorry About Sex In BBA House

Klose Can’t Erase My History and Goals

Why Nigeria Is Not Considered Tourism Destination

Massive Onslaught against Boko Haram in Borno, Yobe

US Moves to Free Citizens Abducted off Nigeria's Coast

Court Orders Forfeiture of $15m Ibori ‘Bribe’ Money to FG

Niger’s Refinery Now Supplies Fuel to Northern States

Stella Oduah: Will She Weather the Storm?

Nigerian Ambassador Demands Apology from US Senator Over '419' Comments

Bulletproof Cars: Oduah Denies Jerking Up NCAA’S Budget

FG Will Resolve Crisis with ASUU, Says Wike

BASA with Israel Opens New Route for Nigerian Airlines

Friday, October 25, 2013

Road Tax May Commence Soon, Says FERMA Boss

Jonathan Hails Eaglets

Cholera Death Toll Hits 11

‘Conference Will Strengthen National Unity’

No Nigerian Prison Has Underground Cell

Telecom Infrastructure Safe to Human, Says NCC

Aero Passengers Protest at Enugu Airport

UmehCommiseartes with Onitsha Fire Victims

Counting the Costs of ASUU Strike

A Personal Toast to Oba Akiolu at 70

Who is Afraid of Willie Obiano?

GOtv Vows To Provide Great Content

Joshua Okpo: Forging An Enviable Maritime Academy

Good Night Paul

Toni Kan: I have always wanted to write about Lagos

Maintenance, a Dying Culture

Letter to My Fellow Diasporans

74 Boko Haram Sect Members Killed in Army Raid

Abuja High Court Awards Alleged Ibori $15m Cash to FG

Cholera Outbreak: Death Toll Hits 11 in Plateau

Lar: Suntai Commiserates with Family, Plateau Govt

Boko Haram: Military Imposes 24 Hour Curfew in Yobe

SSS Parades Fake Bokom Haram Suspect in Enugu

Thursday, October 24, 2013

House Probe: Oduah Approved N403m Above Budget for Cars

...APC Asks FG Not to Politicise Corruption

Nyako, Allies Set to Defect to APC

Pirates Kidnap Two US Sailors off Nigeria’s Coast

PDP to APC: National Conference is Not about Parties, But Nigeria

Why Nigeria is Still Poor, by CBN Gov

House Probes Banks' Discriminatory Collateral Policy

ExxomMobil Shut down Following Mass Protest by Host Communities

Kidnappers Release Oronto Douglas’ Sister

Okonjo-Iweala: Strong Investment Tribunal Key to Economic Transformation

Pension Scam: Onyegbula Cashed 303 Cheques, Witness Tells Court

S’Court Reserves Judgment in Mohammed Abacha's Appeal to Stop Trial

Oshiomhole is a Threat to Democracy, Says Works Minister

Lagos to Borrow $200m from World Bank in 2014

Journalists Barred from Court During Trial of Boko Haram Suspects

Benin Republic Discovers Oil in Commercial Quantity

Oba of Lagos Opts for Low-key 70th Birthday Celebration

Anxiety in Rivers as Police Withdraw Security Detail from SSG, Chief of Staff

Why Interior Ministry is Charging Fees for Recruitment

FG Seeks Renewal of AfDB-CBARD Project on Food Security

Oduah’s ‘Tolerable’ Corruption

CRFFN Gets Accreditation for HND Programme

Customs Impounds Contraband Worth N265m

Irish Mayor Cream Enters Market

UN Applauds Nigeria’s Commitment to Peacekeeping Operations

Reps to Investigate Compliance of Airline Operators with International Laws

Jonathan Writes NASS to Include $200m in 2012-2014 borrowing Plan for Lagos

SSS Bars Journalists from Coverage of Arraignment of Suspected Boko Haram Insurgents

NDLEA Arrests 72 Suspects in Akwa Ibom

Police Disrupt ASUU Protest in Akure

Aviation Bulletproof Cars: APC Demands Sack Of Aviation Minister

Chime Reaffirms Readiness to Construct More Rural Roads

National Assembly to Strengthen NIFST, Says Ihedioha

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Perfect Brazil through to Knockout Stage

Ubah Wagers N5m for Issues-based Debate

Car Scandal: Oduah Jets Out as Jonathan Orders Probe

…Aviation Minister Writes to President: We Followed Due Process

Tinubu: Nigeria at the Threshold of Greatness and Failure

Kidnap Kingpins, Kelvin, Comrade, Sue SSS, AGF

Cholera Outbreak Kills 62 in Lagos, Zamfara

Aliyu Advocates 910 Delegates for National Dialogue

Senate Wades into ASUU-FG

House Summons Okonjo-Iweala, Sanusi on Naira Depreciation

No Apologies for Stand on Death Penalty, Same-sex Marriage, Says Envoy

PDP to Understudy US, UK, S’African Party Funding Structures

House Bans Fees in Civil Service Recruitment Process

FG Seeks More Investments in Automotive Industry

House Declares Grounding of Rivers' Aircraft Illegal

US Announces New Procedure for Visa Renewal

Kwankwaso: We Await PDP's Response to Our Demands

Boko Haram: Six Hajj Pilgrims Arrested in Borno

BPE: N609.3bn Spent on Labour Liabilities

House Committee Probes NCAA, FAAN

…NLC Threatens to Mobilise against FG for Alleged Sponsored Protests

FEC Approves N258.27m for Training Non-militantsGoodluck JonathanGoodluck Jonathan

N'Assembly, State Houses Move to Harmonise Legislative Procedures

Newcross Petroleum Discovers Crude Oil in OPL 283

Ex-militants Denounce MEND’s Claim on Warri Refinery Explosion

Orji Names THISDAY Reporter CPS

Fayose Asks Court to Quash EFCC Charges against Him

SESSP Gets Ihedioha’s Nod to Develop Niger Delta Region

EFCC: Group Canvasses Compensation for Uwajeh

LG Poll: Oshiomhole Accuses Police of Aiding Electoral Fraud

Okorocha Lauds FG over Nigeria’s UN Security Council Membership

Prove You Married Ojukwu Legally, Kinsmen Tell Bianca

Ministerial ‘Tani o Mu Mi’

Senate Wades into ASUU-FG Face-off

No Apologies on Stand on Death Penalty, Same Sex Marriage

Nigeria, Netherlands Intensify Cooperation to Fight Human Trafficking

NOA Seeks Funding from States, LGAs'

Plateau: Over 96 Persons Infected by Cholera, Says Govt

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

House Probes NCAA’s Purchase of Armoured Cars for Oduah

APC to Shun National Conference

Fidelity Bank Appoints Nnamdi Okonkwo CEO-Designate

Explosion Rocks Warri Refinery, MEND Claims Responsibility

How Closure of BDCs is Putting Pressure on Autonomous Forex Market

Again, Senate Suspends Debate on MTEF

…Bayelsa Police Halt Varsity Protest

House of Reps Keep Mum on Constitution Review Funds

Delta, Bayelsa Govs Plead with ASUU to Call off Strike

Ezekwesili: Poor Governance, Corruption Bane of Nigeria’s Devt

THISDAY Foreign Editor, Ohia, Found Dead in His Car

Army: 37 Boko Haram Suspects Killed in Air, Land Attacks

Electricity Workers Threaten Total Blackout

No Way for Same-sex Marriage, Nigeria Tells the World

Jonathan Leaves for Pilgrimage, Official Visit to Israel

Ondo Approves Process to Establish Commodity Exchange

Bamidele Resigns House Leadership Position

Court Remands Suspected Boko Haram Members in Prison

Borno Govt: No Place for Tradition that Supports VVF

FG Warns Doctors Not to Abuse Medical Oath

EFCC: Survey Alleging Corruption in Commission is Phantom, Ludicrous

Army: UN Security Council Seat, Terrorism Informed New Recruitment

NSE ASI Out-paces Dow Jones, NIKKEI, FTSE in YTD Performance

African Reinsurers May Increase Retention to Counter Terrorism Impact

Big Brother Africa’s Melvin Oduah Wins Video Chase

Chime: Walking the Lonely Road

Ogeah: ‘You don’t need propaganda to get your message through’

Indigent Nigerians to Enjoy Electricity Subsidy

Chime: I will Leave No Project Uncompleted

APC Seeks Update on N250 million Allegedly Found on Gov Obi

Police, EFCC, Immigration Service, ICPC Top Corruption Ranking

Monday, October 21, 2013

FCDA Marks New PDP Secretariat for Demolition

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE:

Manu Warns Eaglets against Overconfidence

Saraki Salutes Pillars, Eaglets

Obaigbena: Current Security Structure for a World Gone By

Bellview Plane Crash…

EFCC Moves to Probe Oduah’s N255m Armoured Car Deal

Okonjo-Iweala Denies Accusation of Insensitivity by ASUU

FG Moves to Harmonise Taxes

Power: FG Inaugurates $6m World Bank Assisted Transmission Infrastructure

Middle Belt Backs National Conference, Suggests Parliamentary Debate

Court Reserves Judgment in Lebanese, THISDAY Bomber's Trial

Boko Haram Kills 10 in Another Attack on Borno Village

Osun to Create New LGs

Adeniran, Ali, Ebute, Others Appointed Heads of Govt Agencies

First Lady's "Mother" Burial: NDDC Threatens to Terminate Okrika Link Road Project

Nigeria Faces UN’s Human Rights Council

N1bn Bribery Allegation: Etok Alleges Threat to Life

Edo Govt, Security Agents to Re-introduce Checkpoints to Curb Kidnapping

Five Bag 135-year Jail Term for Kidnapping Osun Speaker’s Wife

Cholera Outbreak Claims Five in Sokoto

Our Financial Troubles over Soon, Declares PTDF

Gunmen Kill 10 in Borno Villages

FG Intervenes in Plateau Cholera Outbreak

Nigeria’s Declining Governance Rating

Agagu and Oduah: Moral Hollowness of a Catechist (I)

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Delta Central By-election: Emerhor Calls for Cancellation of Result

Splinter PDP Accepts Court Ruling, to Meet on Next Steps

Aero Contractors to Emerge National Carrier

Market Waits with Bated Breath for Brittania-U to Pay for Chevron Assets

President’s Motorcade Rescues Accident Victims

Brooklyn Prosecutor Living the American Dream Neglects Son in Nigeria

House May Probe Purchase of $1.6m Armoured Cars by NCAA

Bi-Courtney Sues FAAN, Others for Contempt

Jonathan Urges Associates to Emulate Omojola’s Vision for Nigeria

PDP Commends Jonathan on the Economy

NNPC Denies Stopping Importation of Petroleum Products

Boko Haram: 20 Killed, 10 Wounded in Fresh Attack in Borno

Strike: No-work-no-pay Rule Will Not Deter Us, ASUU Insists

Borno Throws Weight behind National Confab

Ex-US Envoy Lauds Nigeria’s Election into UN Security Council

ICPC: Money Laundering Perpetrated Under the Guise of Foreign Medical Trips

Zamfara Acting Governor's Convoy Attacked by Youths

MEND Claims Responsibility for Niger Delta Oil Spills

Call Log: Oyinlola Asks AGF to Prosecute MTN Nigeria

8 Killed, 61 Hospitalised in Plateau Cholera Outbreak

Policemen, NSCDC Officer in Free-for-All in Akure

FG Clears 40,093 PHCN Staff for Severance Benefit

Sanusi: Printing Higher Denomination Notes Make Economic Sense When a Currency Loses Value

Focus on Skill Acquisition, Enterprise, Don Urges Ex-militants

Nigeria’s Political Economy and National Conference

8 killed, 61 hospitalised in Plateau Cholera Outbreak

Refrain from Reprisal Attacks, Mark Begs Victims of Communal Clash

Strike: Worried Parents Want ASUU to Make Demands Public

C/River, Group Sign MoU to Empower 10,000 Unemployed Youths

INEC to Commence Online Training for Ad hoc Staff

Abiara Okays Aregbesola’s Education Policy

PDP Crisis: Group Backs Jonathan, Tukur

Biyi Bandele: Burma Boy and Half of A Yellow Sun

2015 Poll: APC Targets Sanusi, Kwankwaso

National Confab in North’s Interest, Says Aliyu

Jonathan: Expect Reasonably Stable Power in 2014

Trouble Brews in NYSC over Deductions from Corps Members' Allowee for Private Concern

No Date for Lar’s Burial Yet, Says Jang

Northern Broadcasters Task NBC on Democratisation of Communication

Ezeife: Don’t Hand Over Confab Report to National Assembly

Tinubu, Aregbesola, Others Mourn As Omojola Slumps, Dies at 75

Jonathan, 19 Governors for Christian Pilgrimage Next Week

N3bn Flood Relief Fund: No Petition against Awoniyi - Kogi Assembly

Osun Govt, CAN Reach Truce Over Education Policy

Mark Hails Nigeria’s Election into UN Security Council

Uduaghan: I Don’t Have Powers to Unilaterally Appoint Judges

Ndigbo Award: I Stand for Nigeria’s Unity - Nda-Isaiah

STF Policeman Kills Colleague, Injures Two Children

FERMA: Insecurity, Obstacle to Roads Maintenance in North-east

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Why Travel Abroad? Go to Ekiti!

‘Why Accurate Weather Forecasts Failed to Avert Disaster in Aviation Sector’

Jonathan Pleads with ASUU to Call off Strike

No Date for Lar's Burial Yet, Says Jang

Babangida Aliyu: North Supports National Dialogue

Suicide Blast in Central Somalia kills 12

Al Mustapha: I’m Just Learning How to Use Mobile Phone, Ipad

S’West Stakeholders Oppose Role for National Assembly

Court Stops Baraje Faction, Okays Tukur

Nigeria Exits Financial Action Task Force’s Grey List

Falae: How I Escaped Plane Crash in 1969

Nigeria, UK, US in Joint Exercise Against Piracy, Crude Oil Theft

Oshiomhole Signs Death Penalty Law on Kidnapping

World Bank Provides $150m Credit to Anambra, Ekiti, Bauchi for Education

World Poverty Day: Gbeneol Calls for Commitment to Job Creation, Poverty Reduction

Oshiomhole Consoles Dangote on Brother’s Death

Akinkuotu: Why NCAA Bought N255m Bulletproof Vehicles

Abdulsalami Urges Unions not to Overdo Strikes

Release Kidnapped Oronto’s Sister

Another Building Collapses in Abuja

Alstom Partners Nigeria in Infrastructural Development

Stop Politicising Religion, Nigerian Leaders Advised

Lagos Plans Electricity Metre Production

SPDC Lifts Force Majeure on Bonny Light Exports

Odimegwu: Uneasy Calm in NPC as Officials Keep Mute

Police Beef up Security for Jonathan

Mali Returnee Soldiers Shortchanged

ASUU Strike: NANS Blocks Niger Bridge

Hisbah Arrests Alleged Prostitutes in Kano

‘No Demolition Without Compensation’

All Hail Her Excellency, DR (Mrs) Patience Jonathan

Professor Omo Omoruyi (1938-2013)

Jonathan on National Conference

Friday, October 18, 2013

Dele Giwa And the Dilemma Of A Journalist

Black Man's Dilemma

Handling Of Sapele Genco,Enugu Disco Capable Of Eroding Confidence In Privatisation

Liverpool Take Champions League Pursuit to St. James’ Park

Oshiomhole Signs Death Penalty Law for kidnapping

Education: World Bank Provides $150m Credit for Anambra, Ekiti, Bauchi

Syria Crisis: Saudi Arabia Turns Down UN Security Council Seat

Thursday, October 17, 2013

NNPC Halts Petrol Imports as Excessive Orders Cause Glut

NPC Crisis: Odimegwu Resigns as Jonathan Shops for Successor

Nigeria Elected to UN Security Council

Ilorin Sallah Stampede: Death Toll Rises to 20

Kidnappers of Oronto Douglas’ Sister Demand N500m Ransom

Dangote Loses Brother

BPE Transfers $2.5bn PHCN Privatisation Proceeds to OAGF

Jonathan Gives 2014 Deadline to Capture Nigerians for Identity Database

FG Sets up Burial Committee for Lar

Chime: Appointment of Caretaker C'ttees to Run Councils, Illegal

Lagos Inaugurates Alausa Power Project

Amaechi, Dangote, NLC Warn against Delay in PIB Passage

N255m Armoured Cars: Activists Demand Oduah's Resignation

ASUU: We’re Not Under Pressure to Suspend Strike

Ipaye: Igbos' N1bn Suit against Lagos, Politically Motivated

Presidency: Fitch Rating is Acknowledgement of Jonathan’s Good Performance

Court Reserves Judgment in N20bn Suit against INEC

Oshiomhole to Jonathan: Forget about National Conference

House Committee Lauds FG’s New Automotive Policy

Eket Constituency Insists on Direct Compensation for ExxonMobil Oil Spill

North-east Students Call for Improved Security Around Campuses

Court Dismisses Aturu's Suit on Law School's Fees

Ozoka: Nigerian Airlines are not Operating to Required Safety Status

President Goodluck Jonathan Expresses Joy over Nigeria's U.N. Non-Permanent Seat

Presidency: Fitch's Rating is Testimony of Growth in Nigeria's economy

Labour Raises Alarm over FG's Plan to Deploy Troops to PHCN Facilities

Sallah: Police Arrest 25 Persons, Impound 17 Motorcycles in Benue

Fashola: Delay in Federal Allocation Distorts States’ Programmes

N’Assembly: New Automotive Policy’ll Transform Nigeria’s Auto Industry

Jonathan Orders National Identity Management Commission to Register Nigerians by Dec. 2014

Outcome of National Conference Should be Subjected to a Referendum, Say Lawyers, LNC

Catholic Bishop Warns Anambra Politicians Against Use of Students as Thugs

Chime Dissolves, Reconstitutes Christian, Muslim Pilgrims Boards

Chime: Appointment of Caretaker Committees to Run Councils Illegal

Tukur Should Apologise to Adamawa People, Says PDP Scribe

North East Students Call for More Security in Campuses

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

APC Begins Membership Registration November

Ngige: I'm the Best to Govern Anambra

Ozoka: Fani-Kayode Forced Me to Say Bellview Plane was Bombed

Yakubu: IOC Divestments Good Development for Nigerian Oil Producers

Fitch Affirms Nigeria’s 'BB-' Rating, Stable Outlook

The Pillar of My Life is Gone, Says Beni Lar I

Police Foil Sham Marriage between Portuguese Lady and Nigerian Migrant

After Failing to Resolve Crisis, Ex-education Minister Joins ASUU Strike

Committee: Nigerians Spend N250bn on Medical Tourism Annually

Lack of Budgetary Approval May Stall Immigration Recruitment

Two Suspected Pirates Disappear from Police Custody

CAN Flays Aliyu over Comments on Northern Unity

Family Appeals for Release of Oronto Douglas’ Sister

Ubah: We’ll Declare State of Emergency on Water Supply

Court Strikes out Suit against Arik

Four Die at Sallah Rally in Ilorin

David-West to Jonathan, N’Assembly: You Can’t Amend Constitution

Borno Records First Peaceful Sallah in Four Years

Group Wants Effective Operation of LGs in Ogun

Emirate Council Bans Horse Riding in Kano

Boosting Internet Penetration through Fixed Broadband Access

Globacom Wins 'Most Society Friendly Network' Award

Nigeria Spends N250 billion on Medical Tourism Annually

Chief of Naval Staff Assures Nigerians of Safety on Territorial Waters

Tribunal Will Curb Electoral Malpractices, Says Nwodo

Unemployment: Edo Govt to Partner with Foreign Investors

National Dialogue: Ohaneze Meets Saturday to Hamonise Igbo Position

Laos Plane Crash Claims 44 Passengers

NAPTIP Rescues 50 Persons from Traffickers

Kano Emirate Council Bans Horse Riding in Metropolis

CAN Blasts Aliyu on Northern Unity

Sultan, IBB, Abdulsalami, Tinubu, Others Sue for Peace, Seek End to Security Challenges

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Delta By-election: PDP Urges Opposition to Go to Tribunal

Fulani: Kwara PDP Remains Indivisible

Jonathan: National Dialogue, Subject to Legislative Approval

Clampdown on New PDP Members Gathers Momentum

AMCON Searches for Private Operator for Tinapa

Gunmen Kidnap Oronto Douglas’ Sister

Nigerian Prisoners in the UK to be Sent Home to Serve out Sentences

Amnesty Claims Hundreds of Boko Haram Suspects Died in Detention

Brass LNG Shareholders Reaffirm Commitment to Project

sallah messages… sallah messages… sallah messages…

PHCN Privatisation: PDP Chief Warns against Erosion of Investors’ Confidence

Rector Raises Concerns about National Conference

Prices of Rams Drop in Abuja on Eid-el-Kabir Day

Group Urges Jonathan to Make Al-Mustapha EFCC Chairman

Jonathan, Uduaghan Mourn Omoruyi

Military Repels Terrorist Attacks in Borno, Kills 40

Group: National Dialogue Will Address Nigeria's Challenges

Aturu Expresses Concern over FG's Threat to Clamp down on Online Media

Northern Traditional Rulers Call for Reconciliation between FG, ASUU

Ugolor Vows to Fish Out Oyerinde's Killers

Group Faults Attack on Fashola

President's Campaign Posters Flood Ilorin

Ezekwesili Lauds FG's Development in Agriculture

A Founding Father Gives up the Ghost

Now, It’s Time for Politics

Enugu: A Fertile Ground for the Opposition

Okogun: Traditional Media Will Evolve Along Other Platforms

Firm Seeks to Wind up Pharma-Deko

UK Jails: Hundreds of Nigerian Prisoners to be Sent Home Under Deal

FG to Forward Outcome of National Dialogue to NASS

Police Confirm Kidnap of Oronto Douglas' Elder Sister

Abuja Carnival: Minister Advocates Half Day Work for Civil Servants

Ezekwesili Lauds Development in Agriculture

Charles Taylor Secretly Sent to UK Jail

Chief Imam Charges Leaders on Fear of God

Bomb in Microphone Kills Governor, 11 Others in Afghanistan Mosque

Eid-il-Kabir : Sultan Tasks Politicians on Security, Pleads with ASUU to Call off Strike

Bomb in Microphone Kills Governor, 11 Others in Afghanistan

The Modern Day Slavery Pandemic

IBA Boston 2013: Despite US Govt Shutdown, Conference Holds in Grand Style

The Writer and His Readers

APC Dismisses Report on Zoning of VP to South-west

PDP Faces Financial Crisis, Can't Pay Salaries

With Technology, Can There Still be Any Secrets?

Monday, October 14, 2013

Depressing End of a Stellar Career

Jonathan Defends Proposed National Dialogue at Sallah

...Presidency, Tinubu in Slugfest over Conference

NCAA Begins Audit of Domestic Airlines

Nigeria Drops to 41st Place in Mo Ibrahim Governance Index

Family of Nigerian Student Killed in Cyprus Seeks Justice

Okonjo-Iweala: Why Recovery of €185m Abacha Loot is Delayed

Jonathan Urges EITI to Support Efforts to Stop Oil Theft

Time for the Nigerian Bar to Step Up

Atiku, Govs, PDP Factions, CAN, Others Preach Unity, Tolerance

Oshiomhole, Others Mourn Omoruyi

Jonathan Leads 30,000 Christian Pilgrims to Israel

Robbers Attack Police Station, Bank in Kaduna

Group Accuses ASUU, NLC of Deal with Opposition

Fire Razes 100 Shops in Lagos

Expected to sign BASA

Oil Communities Insist on 13% Derivation

Aregbesola Denies Plans to Change Tradition, Identities of Schools

Cross River Deputy Governor's Father Freed

Kano Islamic Police Clamp Down on Indecent Dressing by Cab Drivers

Bamigbetan: Gang Leader’s Wife, Baby Still in Detention, Four Months After

Make Nat’l Conference Reports Ready for 2015 Elections, Fasehun Tells Okurounmu

Senate Committee Chairman on Works Loses Mother

LEAP Africa Tipped for Financial Times, Citi Award

Robbers Disarm Police Station, Attack Bank in Kaduna

BASA to Top President Jonathan’s Agenda in Israel, Says official

Jonathan: Nigeria Moving Forward In Spite of Challenges

Sallah: NSCDC Deploys 1,500 Personnel in Kwara

Eid-el-Kabir: Gov. Yero Urges Muslims to Pray for Peace, Security

FG Seeks Supports of EITI to End Crude Oil Theft

Eid-el-Kabir: FCT Urges Pilgrims to Pray for Nigeria

ASUU Strike: ACCE Postpones 16th Annual Conference

Eid El Kabir: STF to Tighten Security in Jos

ASUU Strike: ADSU Management to Implement No work, No Pay Policy

Chime Approves N4.5 billion for Road Reconstruction

Jonathan's ‘Jebu’ Conference and Tinubu's Higher Logic

QE In The US Ccomes to Standstill as Janet Yellen Gets in Line to Fill Bernanke's Shoes

WORLD CUP QUALIFIER: England FA Gives Poland 10,000 Extra Tickets

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Delta Central By-election... PDP, Uduaghan, Others Celebrate as Aguariavwodo Trounces Opponents

National Conference: Tinubu Insists Jonathan’s Motives are Suspect

How Presidency Officials Stalled Jonathan, Atiku’s Peace Talks

IRS Plane Crash Averted in Kaduna

Ibori Asset Confiscation Hearing: UK Tax-payers to Bear Cost of Retrial

Sallah: FRSC Commences Nationwide Special Patrol

Concerns Mount over Delay of Fuel Import Allocation, N168bn Subsidy Claims

CBN, NDIC Takeover NERFUND over N5.7bn Loss

Beware of Data Speculators, Ngige Warns INEC

Sanusi Honoured again as Best Central Bank Governor

House Probes Budget Office over N8tn Service-wide Votes

US Firm to Finance 350MW Gurara Hydro Dam in Niger

Group Lauds Nigeria's Zero Tolerance for WMDs

Nigeria Bags UN Award for Excellent Performance on MDGs

Imoke Unveils 2013 Calabar Carnival

Flood Control: Stakeholders Seek Drainage of Water Channels

Afenifere Blames Unfair Revenue Formula for Security Challenges

Schools' Merger: Aregbesola's Action Retrogressive, Says Omisore

Kidnapped Edo Judge Regains Freedom as Gunmen Abduct Iyayi’s Wives

ABUCCIMA: 8th Abuja Trade Fair Recorded N1.5bn Revenue

NLNG's Poet Laureate

PDP Chieftain Counsels Jonathan on Ministerial Appointment

UPN Still Awaiting INEC's Certificate of Registration, Says Fasheun

Nothing Can Now Stop Eagles from Brazil, Says Emenike

Sanusi Emerges Central Bank Governor of the Year for the Third Time

Nigeria Bags UN Award for Excellent Performance on MDGs

Sallah Celebration: FRSC Deploys 600 Officers in Kano

Super Eagles Beat Walya Antelopes 2-1

Aguariavwodo wins Delta Central senatorial bye-election

HIV/AIDS: Fighting Stigmatisation With Innovation

New PDP Considers Options after INEC's Rejection

Diva’s tussle for breast cancer

At Last...A Winner!

Death and Decay!

New PDP Considers Options after INEC’s Rejection

AU Asks ICC to Halt Sudan, Kenya’s Presidents’ Trials

Delta Central By-election: PDP's Aguariavwodo in Commanding Lead

Lawmakers: Legal, Constitutional Hurdles Threaten National Dialogue

Sanusi: Nigeria May Not Be Badly Hit By US Fiscal Crisis

Yuguda: Bauchi Airport, Power Plant to Gulp N44bn

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Lar’s Corpse Arrives This Week

Opposition Parties Slam Yuguda over Inability to Airlift Bauchi Pilgrims

NEMA Distributes Relief Materials to Rainstorm Victims

Ooni Rallies Support for Aregbesola’s Education Policies

Students Win Speech Competition

Abuja Motor Show: Intermotors Plans Bumper Package for Chevrolet Lovers

Two Nigerians Win at CNN/MultiChoice African Journalists Awards

FG Cautioned against Proposed Ban on Rice Importation

UN office Int’l Day of The Girl Child: Intel, UN Partner KIND on Campaign

Osun Workers Restate Support for Aregbesola’s Second Term Bid

FG Winning War on Terrorism, Says Security Expert

DFID Project Donates N288m Health Equipment to Yobe

1.3m Pilgrims in Saudi for

UBA Re-inaugurates U-GOLD Hybrid Savings Account

Lagos Distributes Fishing Boats to Rural Dwellers

Ubah Calls for Massive Investment in Education

Friends, Associates to Immortalise Deji Falae

FCMB Inaugurates 30th Anniversary Promo

As Suntai Withdraws Suit Against Assembly

Tribute to Chief Solomon Daushep Lar

Ekiti: The Kayode Fayemi Administration in Perspective (October 16, 2010-October 2013)

2015 Polls and Politically-motivated Violence

Constitution Review: Who Disenfranchised Enugu-East Zone?

Cash Boost for Ethiopian Antelopes

Cash Boost for Ethiopia

Kaduna Govt Accused of Indiscriminate Taxation against Mission Schools, Hospitals

Tarok Elders, APC Commiserate with Lar’s Family

Eagles Land in Addis Ababa for World Cup Play-off

Gebrselassie: Still Impervious at 40

INEC May Hold 2015 Elections in January

FG, States Share N1.1trn, As S&P's Affirms Nigeria BB- Ratings

With A Divided Oppositon, PDP's Aguariavwodo Set for Victory

AIB: Faulty Engine, Cause of Associated Airlines' Plane Crash

Again, Shell Declares Force Majeure on Bonny Light

FCTA to Set up Agric Service and Technology Centre

Father of Cross River Deputy Governor, Uncle Kidnapped

Chemical Weapons Watchdog Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Uranta : I never Contacted MEND to Support National Conference

Uduaghan Seeks Inter-regional Synergy on Security

17 Perish in Ilorin Auto Crash

A’Ibom Govt to Demolish Illegal Structures in Uyo

FCDA: N64bn Millennium Tower Ready by Dec. 2014

CJN Asks Judges to Dispense Justice Without Fear

EFCC: Court Dismisses Case Against Uwajeh

Solomon Lar: Akpabio, PDP Governors, Mantu, Mourn

Olawepo Pays Tribute too

UNDP Sokoto Coordinator Killed by Unknown Assailants

NASU: Strikes Useful in Education Sector

CBN Urges Aba Traders to Stop Carrying Cash Around

Anyaoku to Chair 2013 Leadership Summit

Body Tasks National Assembly on Statisticians Bill

Enugu Govt. to Spend N2bn on Miliken Hill Reconstruction

American Comedy Duo Due in Nigeria for Glo Laffta Festor

Oil Theft: We Are Yet to Catch the Big Thieves, Says Mittee

Dialogue: Atiku Group Backs Sovereign National Conference

APGA Challenge and Anambra Political Marketing

Friday, October 11, 2013

Glut Hits Property Market

TAMING THE SCHOOL BUS MONSTER

Wither The Ex-President’s Men?

Sokoto UNDP Coordinator Killed by Unknown Assailants in Sokoto

Auto Crash Kills 17 in Ilorin

Crude Exports: Shell Says It May Not Meet Production Targets

IMF Wants Central Banks to Oversee Markets with Government Supervision

Thursday, October 10, 2013

PDP Crisis: INEC Rejects Baraje, Recognises Tukur’s Leadership

Dead Heat in Delta Central Senatorial Race

Shell to Sell Four More Onshore Oil Blocks

Ihedioha, Buhari, Fayemi, Amosun, Yero, Kalu Mourn Lar

Okonjo-Iweala, Yong, Lagarde Warn on Impact of US Fiscal Crisis on Nigeria, Others

Nigeria Pushes to Recover Abacha’s €185m from Liechtenstein

FG in Talks With IFC for Gas Pipeline Funding

Revenue Sharing Formula: South-south Calls for 50% Derivation

PENGASSAN Threatens Strike over Planned Sale of ConocoPhillips’ Oil Block

Ihejirika: French Language Denied Nigeria Lead Role in Mali

51.18m Nigerians Employed in 2011, Says Report

PHCN: New Owners to Takeover on November 1

Family Flies Agagu, Akinsanya Abroad for Treatment

UN Owes Nigeria, India Others $795m

21 Feared Killed in Fresh Attack in Plateau

Legislation Should Facilitate Speedy Development, Says Jonathan

Falana Condemns Sanusi's Donations to Varsities

NLC Backs Sustained ASUU Strike, Blames Government

Sultanate Council: Only Licensed Islamic Preachers Will be Allowed to Preach

NUC Asks Nigerians Not to Give up on University System

OPC Leader Tasks Monarchs on Culture

USAID to Invest $25m on Orphans in Nigeria

Anyim, SWF Boss, Others to Participate at South-east Economic Summit

IMF Secures Financing for Concessional Lending to World’s Poor Countries

Okonjo-Iweala, World Bank, IMF Warn on Impact of US Fiscal Crisis on Nigeria, Others

IMF Secures Financing for Concessional Lending to World’s Poor Countries

Buhari, Yero Mourn Solomon Lar

21 Feared Killed in Fresh Attack Near Jos

PDM: Lar Was an Elder Statesman, People's Politician

INSECURITY: POROUS BORDERS HINDER OPERATION

Enugu Demolishes Mountain Of Fire Church Building , Threatens To Shut Lord’s Chosen

NEMA Plans Relocation of Residents of Flood Prone Communities

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Curtain Falls for Solomon Lar

Amaechi, Imoke, Obi, Uduaghan, Others Pay Tributes To Lar

PDP NWC Declares Cease-fire with New PDP

NLC to Jonathan: Save Education Sector from Collapse

APC Tasks Jega to Ensure Credible Poll in Delta Central

Lawyer Wins $100,000 NLNG Prize for Literature

FG Moves to Regain Lost Oil, Gas Production

ICPC Seizes 100 Houses in Abuja

Air Crash: Yet Another Survivor Dies in LASUTH

Resident Doctors Insist Strike Continues Until Demands are Met

FG Flays Attack on Nigerian Embassy in Guinea Bissau

JTF Uncovers Bomb Factory, Suicide Back Pack in Kano

NANS, Youth Council Oppose ASUU Strike

Again, NNPC Calls for Concerted Fight against Pipeline Vandalism

Electricity Reforms: Govt Turns to Brazil for Capacity Upgrade

Nissan, Stallion Group to Start Auto Assembly in Nigeria

FG Awards $3.5m Contract for NPA

Kidnapped Omonemu's Family Sends SOS to Uduaghan

Post Master: NIPOST Recovers N23bn from Intercepted Mails in Two Years

Oshiomhole Warns LG Agents over Harassment of Travellers

OFF TO MAIDUGURI TO CURE FIBROID WITHOUT SURGERY?

Adapt to Food Price Volatility, FAO Urges Nigeria, Others

Samsung Note 3: Powerful Performance and Classy

Lawmaker Laments Lar's Death

Kano: Terrorists Bomb Factory Uncovered

Solomon Lar is Dead

ENUGU POLICE ARREST NINE SUSPECTED CULTISTS

Plateau Assembly Elects New Speaker

SLUG: ENUGU POLICE ARREST NINE SUSPECTED CULTISTS

NAFDAC, EBONYI TRADERS SET TASK FORCE TO CHECK ILLICIT DRUGS

ICPC Seizes 100 Houses Owned by Corrupt Nigerians

Plateau Assembly Gets New Speaker

Adamawa House Speaker Gets NLC Vote of Confidence

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

CBN to Impose Stiffer Sanctions on Erring Banks

PDP, APC in Battle of Wits Over G7 Govs’ Face-off

Experts Welcome World’s First Malaria Vaccine

NEWS ANALYSIS ...Hope on the Horizon

IMF: Despite Insecurity, Crude Theft, Nigerian Economy Remains Strong

150 Pilgrims Stranded at Lagos Airport

Boko Haram: Shekau’s ‘Am Alive’ Video is Fake, Says Security Analysis

Oduah: Why Kabo, Arik’s Licences Were Not Suspended

FG May Create Special Fund for Medical Facilities, Says Jonathan

CAN Accuses Aregbesola of Islamising Osun

Peterside: Poor Transmission, Gas Constraint May Hamper Steady Power Supply

Arms Importation: FG Withdraws Charges against Russian Sailors

Cabotage Fund Hits N33.4bn in 10 Years

ASUU: Catholic Bishops' Intervention Fails

Attempted Murder: Falana Seeks Police Protection for Aboyade

Wike: N73.8b TETFund Intervention Fund Still

Plane Crash: Senate Summons Aviation Minister, Orders Probe

FG Slashes Business Registration Fees by 50%

Anambra Guber Poll: PDP Members Ask Court to Disqualify Ukachukwu

House C'ttee Berates Moro over Budget Discrepancies

IG: No Society Can Be Rid of Crime

N10.9b Theft: Court Dismisses Ex-Finbank Directors' No-case Applications

Afenifere: Inequitable Revenue Formula Cause of Security Challenges

Court Absolves Osun Monarch of Raping Ex-corps Member

We Didn’t Hire Crashed Associated Airlines' Plane, Says Ondo

Explosion Rocks Local Petroleum Depot at Tin Tin Can, Lagos

Inappropriate Call for No-tobacco Investment

Of Critics And Patriots

Real Tragedy of the Agagus

National Dialogue or Just Another Talk Shop?

Plateau Speaker Outsmarts Jang, Survives Impeachment

Court Frees Monarch over NYSC Member Rape Allegation

Police Command Redeploys DPO over Kidnap Kingpin

Court Issues Warrant of Arrest against Two Oil Marketers

NOIPolls: Jonathan's Rating Dropped In September

UK Boasts Impressive Recovery Overshadowing US and Eurozone

Monday, October 07, 2013

Jonathan: National Conference Won’t Negotiate Nigeria’s Integrity

Again, Presidency, G7 Governors’ Talks Inconclusive

Nigerians Top Africa’s Billionaires’ List

Lemu Report: National Assembly is Bleeding the Country

‘We Need to Resolve Impediments to National Harmony’

Abdulsalami Advocates New Approach to National Security

Ibori: Confiscation Trial Ends Abruptly, with No Evidence

World Bank Forecasts 5.3% Growth in Africa in 2014

Why Dana Airline Was Suspended, by Oduah

Over 30 Boko Haram Insurgents Killed in Army Raids

Hajj Forces Senate to Postpone Second PIB Hearing

Anambra, Rivers SIECs Allege Existence of Voting Centres in Shrines, Forests

Blame Vandals for Poor Petroleum Distribution, Says Peterside

Madalla Bombing: Court Reserves Judgment in Sokoto's Trial

Lar in Critical Condition

House Committee: Nigerians Lodge 2,400 Petitions against MDAs

Natural Disasters Gulp $1.3tn, Says UN

Centenary Village to Cost N3.2tn, says Abubakar

NPS Defends Pregnancy Test on Inmates

My Govt Has Lived Up to Expectations, Says Fayemi

Four Killed in Pipeline Explosion Near Jos

World Bank Forecasts 5.3% Growth for Africa in 2014

Nyako Extends Tenure of Acting Chief Judge, Sharia Court Judge

2011 Post Election Violence: Adamawa Begins Distribution of FG Cheques to Victims

13-Man National Confab Committee Inaugurated

Gunmen Kill Policeman, Seize Rifle

Women Protest Soldiers’ Siege on Delta Community

Bloomberg TV Africa Set for Launch

Aiico Insurance Assures Stakeholders on Greater Penetration

Sunday, October 06, 2013

President, G7 Governors’ Meeting Holds Today at Noon

In The Battle for Delta Central Senatorial Seat, Aguariavwodo Closes in on Dafinone

NNPC: We’re Not Indebted to FAAC

Lead Poisoning Kills 734 Children in Zamfara in Three Years

PDP: Fani-Kayode Represents the Bad, the Ugly and the Scandalous

PDP Crisis: Lawmaker Threatens to Sue Newspaper for Libel

Anambra: APGA Factional Guber Candidate Insists on Mandate

NCAA Suspends Dana Air Operations

Ibori's Assets Case: English Court Lacks Jurisdiction, Defence Tells Court

NNPC Faults Oshiomhole, Denies Owing FAAC N2.3tn

Electricity Cartel: NERC to Proscribe ‘Disco Roundtable,’ Others

Falana to CBN: Donate to Other Federal Universities or Face the Law

Seven NNPC Oil Workers Injured in Pipeline Explosion

Boko Haram Kills Nurse, Prison Guard in Borno

Oil Theft: US, UK Special Forces Arrive to Assist Nigerian Military

Nigeria Needs New Business Model to Drive Broadband, Says CTO

Resident Doctors May Suspend Strike Today

Amnesty Office Raises the Alarm over Plot to Invade Abuja

FG to Complete PHCN Staff Severance Allowance Payment End of October

CAC Workers Suspend Strike, Resume Today

Adeboye, Orelope-Adefulire Task FG, States on Anti-graft War

Aliyu Bans Use of Old Boats in Niger

Guber Aspirant Blames FG, States for Neglect of Agric

Harry’s Passage, a Sad Loss to Tennis, Says NTF President

Access to Information and Transparency

PDP Wins Ebonyi LG Poll Boycotted by Opposition

National Dialogue Is a Distraction, Says PDM

Nigeria, U.S., UK- joint Military Training on Counter Terrorism Begin

Cleric Appeals to FG, ASUU to Call off the Strike

CLO Urges Bayelsa Govt to Shelve 60m Euros Loan

Minister Optimistic of NARD Suspending Strike Soon

Use of Old Boats Banned in Niger

Rivers Crisis: APC Accuses Presidency of Hidden Agenda Over 2015

Amnesty Office Raises Alarm over Plot to Invade Abuja

RFI HAUSA INAUGURATES LAGIS STUDIOS

HIP TV ON 24 HOUR ROLL

Nigeria Has Capacity But Lacks Will to Tackle Boko Haram, Says US Official

Lagos Crash: Another Survivor Dies

Another Tragic Crash Evokes Painful Memories

National Conference: S'south Leaders Say there Should Be No ‘No-go’ Areas

In New York, Jonathan’s Marketing Skills Resonate

Jonathan: Why We’re Inviting Obama to Visit Nigeria

Saturday, October 05, 2013

The Routinization of Tragedy

Payment of NNPC N75bn Revenue Ends Logjam on July Allocation

Again, Boat Mishap Claims 18 Lives in Niger

World Teachers Day: 5 Teachers Win Brand New Cars

NNPC Pipeline on Fire Near Warri

Lawyer Sues PDP Chieftains over Unpaid Legal Fees

Falana Petitions IGP over Alleged Attempt to Murder Prof. Aboyade

Boko Haram, a Big Distraction to Jonathan Administration, Says Grange

No Going Back on Strike, ASUP Tells Members

National Assembly Urged to Re-consider Creation of Ijebu State

Jonathan Wants Teachers to be Agents of Change

The Federal Legislators’ Remuneration Row

Jonathan, Aregbesola and The Yoruba Nation (2)

Between Governor Amaechi and Cassius

Uzor Tiga: We’re Collecting 20 million Signatures for Jonathan’s 2nd Term

Probe of State Projects Funded with Proceeds of Bonds Begins

Grange: Boko Haram, a Big Distraction to Jonathan Administration

No Going Back On Strike, ASUP Instructs Members

Air Mishap: Kabo Air Denies Emergency Landing

Sokoto: Kabo Air Plane in Emergency Landing

Friday, October 04, 2013

Agagu Buried at a Solemn Ceremony

Associated Airlines May Be Flying Without Insurance

We Responded Quickly Because Aircraft Had Beacon, Says NEMA

Terrorism: Ihejirika Consults Top Army Commanders

Bomb Scare at PDP National Secretariat

Former Rivers Speaker, Tonye Harry, Slumps, Dies

Oritsejafor: Impunity is responsible for our security challenges

Ndoma-Egba: Why Passage of PIB is Delayed

Gowon: Nigeria Will Overcome Security Challenges

FG Devises Strategies to Avert Measles Outbreak

Court Quashes Retirement of Admirals, Others

Nigeria, Russia to Strengthen Bi-lateral Ties

NDIC Wants Training Institute for MFBs

Another Herdsmen Attack Kills 3

Insecurity: Immigration to Establish Special Border Corps

When Ekiti North Got Reward Of Credible Election

The Debate Over State of the Economy

AIB: Crashed Associated Airline Plane ‘Black Box’ for Analysis in Abuja

Orubebe Promises Offshore Training for N’Delta Women

Abraham Nwankwo: Policy on Domestic Debt Market Increases Flow of Foreign Exchange

A Test for Okurounmu’s Committee

13 Killed as Plane Bearing Agagu’s Remains Crashes

Thursday, October 03, 2013

13 Killed as Plane Bearing Agagu’s Remains Crashes

Agagu’s Funeral to Proceed as Scheduled

Falana Demands Inquest into Plane Crash

Lagos to Conduct DNA Tests on 13 Charred Bodies

House Aviation Committee to Investigate Plane Crash

Okusanyas, Funeral Undertakers, Snatched in Their Prime

Feyi Agagu: Traumatised, But Lives to Tell the Tale

Associated Airlines Says Aircraft Was 23 Years Old

N’Delta Youths Set for Training in Oil and Gas, Maritime, Others

MOET &; CHANDON HOSTS PRINCES TOWN RESORT

MUSON CLOCKS 30 HOLDS ANNUAL FESTIVAL

MY BIG NIGERIAN WEDDING

Margnee Plants His Flag

This Disease Called Afro Beats...

Meet the Amazons

Biggest Challenge

Julius Agwu: Expect Something Weird From Me Soon

Banky W, Julius Agwu Others On Stage For The Journey Begins

Briggs Family Wins MDA Season 7

MTN Project Fame: The Best Season Ever

Sterling Bank Organises Get Ready for Work Concert

Eruotor: Good Service Delivery is Important in Hospitality Industry

NEXIM Bank: Repositioning for Nigerian Non-oil Exports

Leaders Mourn Plane Crash Victims

S’south Governors’ Forum to Engage FG on Fiscal Issues, Development of the Region

House Halts Liquidation of NITEL/MTEL

FG Meets with Striking Doctors

Power: ALSCON to Inject 360MW into National Grid

Jonathan Begins Accelerated Inauguration of NIPP Plants Nationwide

NHRC: Why Report on Apo Killings is Delayed

Aganga: No Ban on Importation of Second Hand Vehicles

PenCom DG: Include Pensioners in National Confab

Army Detonates Boko Haram Bombs in Maiduguri

Oshiomhole: FG’s Inability to Meet Federation Account Obligation, Recipe for National Disaster

Okorocha Signs Law Repealing Abortion in Imo

Saraki Denies Alleged Ploy to Stop EFCC Probe

Inappropriate Call for No-Tobacco Investment

Rape of ex-corps Member: Osun Monarch knows Fate Oct 8

NSE Moves 412.35m Shares Worth N4.9bn

Associated Airlines Crash: The Manifest

Associated Airlines Crash: Oduah Awaits Manifest, Details

Nasarawa Crisis: Over 50 Babies Delivered in Plateau Camps

Feyi Agagu Survives Plane Crash - Update (1:30 pm)

Lagos Plane Crash: Agagu’s Body Recovered, Rescue Operation Ended - Update (1:20 pm)

Lagos Plane Crash: Agagu’s Corpse Confirmed on Board - Update (12:30pm)

Associated Airlines Plane Crashes at MMA2

Lagos Plane Crash: 17 Dead, 5 Injured, Agagu's Son on Board (11:50am)

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

7,000 Cassava Farmers Benefit from N1bn Agric Loan

New PDP: Five More Govs Have Joined Us

Senate, Lawyers, Others Throw Weight Behind National Conference

Nnamani, Na’Abba, Bankole, Others to Lose Diplomatic Passports

Murdered Banker: Court Fines Defence Counsel Over Delay

Trader Lures Woman into Sex Slavery in Libya

Controversy in House over Independence Message

FG to Pay PHCN Workers Before Handover of Assets

New Judge Takes over Babalakin’s N4.7bn Fraud Case

Apo Killings: Let’s Respect Fundamental Rights of Security Agents, Says Mark

FG to Provide Loans for Health Insurance Scheme

Absenteeism: 792 Ekiti Council Workers May Lose September Salaries

Lagos Near Self-sufficiency in Power Generation, Says Fashola

Mark: New Bill Will Restore Sanity to Capital Market

Military Lists Challenges to Anti-terror Campaign

Govt Approves New Automotive Policy, N39bn for FCT Roads

Appeal Court Adjourns Salami's Case till Oct 24

Court Reserves Ruling on El-Rufai’s Case

Obstruction of NAFDAC Officials to Attract Three-year Jail Term

Postal Workers Protest Non-payment of Special Allowances

Obasanjo Pays Tribute to Agagu

Merger of Osun Public Schools Encounters Resistance

Govt Approves Agro-cargo Terminal for Asaba Airport

Oshiomhole Tasks Pharmacists on High Ethical Standard

Group Appeals Court’s Ruling to Amend FoI Act

Terrorism: Appeal Court to Hear Ndume’s Case Nov 1

Mob Beats Policemen to Coma in Lagos

Ad Spending: Where the Money Went in 2012

ASUU: Strike is Old Fashion in Settling Labour Dispute, Says Kwankwaso

EFCC, Interpol to Hold Conference on Financial Crimes

Murdered Banker: Court Fines Defence Counsel for Delaying Proceedings

N4.7b fraud: Lagos CJ Transfers Babalakin's Case to Another Judge

Boko Haram: Court Fixes Date for Trial of 17 Terrorist Suspects

EFCC Urges Court to Dismiss No-case Submission by el-Rufai, 2 Others

Invasion of Nigeria Embassy in Moscow: Envoy Recommends Repatriation of Ex Militants

Uduaghan: DELSUTH to Begin Kidney Transplants Feb

N’Delta Youths Set for Training in Oil and Gas, Maritime, Others

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Mixed Reactions Trail President’s Proposal for National Conference

Akwa Ibom, Rivers, Delta are Highest Contributors to SWF

Yobe Massacre: Nigeria is Under Attack, Warns Tinubu

…Boko Haram Members Behead 10 Travellers on Borno-Yobe Highway

Witness: Ibori Has No Shares in Ocean and Oil Services, Oando

Otudeko: Count Me out of Ecobank Crisis

PHCN Workers Protest in Ondo, Edo over Non-payment of Entitlements

Fashola: Centenary Celebration, Distortion of Nigeria’s History

CBN Bans Importation of Foreign Currency by Banks

ASUU: Union's Demand is N3tn, Not N130bn

Independence Anniversary: Security Operatives Storm Abuja

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Niger Donates N13m to Boat Accident Victims

ASUU Insists FG Has Shown No Commitment to Ending Strike

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Police Redeploy 61 Senior Officer

Gujba Killings: Commission, Amnesty International Call for Extra Security for Schools

Okiro Calls for Probe of Molested Female Police Officer

Court Orders EFCC to Release Okereke's Cars

Nigerian Air Force Redeploys Senior Officers

PENGASSAN Faults NERC’s Claim on Tariffs Increase

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