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This Day News Archive for December 2015Rss

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Ohanaeze Youths Decry Army Harassment of Home-bound Igbos at Onitsha

Police Rescue Two Kidnapped Victims in Rivers

Boko Haram: Borno to Spend 70 Percent of 2016 Budget on Capital Expenditure

Kanu’s Family, IPOB Refute Alleged Apology by Detained Activist

Sokoto LG Polls: SIEC Postpones Election

Again, DSS Refuses to Obey Court Order for Dasuki's Bail

FG Approves New Petrol Prices: NNPC to Sell at N86/litre, Marketers N86.50k

FG Approves New Petrol Prices: NNPC

No Plea Bargain for Treasury Looters, Says AGF

2016 Budget Highlights Decline in Oil Sector

Information Minister Asks Media to Down Play Reports on Terror Attacks

The Nigerian Pioneer Who Built a Multimillion Dollar Toy Empire

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Will 2016 Reshape Nigeria's Future?

LP Criticises Kwara Govt’s Plan to Access N20bn Loan

Buhari, Jonathan, Elumelu, Others Make 100 Most Influential Africans List

Development Banks to Optimise Balance Sheets

Skye Bank Thrills Customers with Reward Scheme

MoneyGram Launches Naira Account Deposit Services

NSE Reviews Composition of Market Indices

NCC Challenges Court’s Jurisdiction in MTN Suit, Seeks Transfer to Abuja

Railway Probe: House under Pressure to Conduct Closed-door Hearing

Bomb Simulation Exercise Causes Panic at Lagos Port

Buhari to Host Maiden Media Chat

Osinbajo: Buhari Played a Key Role in Restoring Democracy in Burkina Faso

Economic Growth will Be Uninspiring under Buhari in 2016, Says The Economist

Tambuwal Urges Religious Leaders to Enlighten Followers on Skewed Ideologies

Okowa Condoles with Omatseye

Weightlifting Federation Begins Preparation

The Takeaway From Paris 2015

Royal Exchange Boss Blames Low Insurance Penetration Non-enforcement of Laws

50 feared Killed in Boko Haram Attacks on Adamawa, Borno

Naira Appreciates to N260/$1 on Parallel Market

Kachikwu: US Likely to Resume Buying Nigeria's Crude Oil

Monday, December 28, 2015

Osinbajo Represents Buhari at Inauguration of Burkina Faso’s New President

NUPENG: Petrol will Soon Be Available

Okowa Condoles with CBN Gov, Emefiele over Mother’s Death

Buhari is Resolute to Diversify Economy, Says Adamu

FG: National Theatre is Not for Sale

Religious Crisis Looms in Osun over Planned Demolition of Traditionalist Shrine

Al-Makura: Probe Maku for Deceiving Nigerians about Release of Chibok Girls

Calabar Carnival is the Largest Street Party in Africa, Says Ayade

Every Community will Feel the Pulse of Our Government, Says Ambode

We will Keep Paying N18,000 Minimum Wage, Says Gaidam

Kogi Assembly Crisis: Lawal Remains Impeached, Says Factional Speaker

Police Arrest Three over Murder of Enugu Lawyer Two Days before Christmas

Ooni, Aregbesola Condole with Osun Lawmaker’s Family

Tambuwal: No Plan to Sack Teachers

Government Urged to Support Social Needs

Minister: Buhari to Offer Unfettered Health Services to 60m Poor Nigerians Annually

Elechi’s Govt Didn’t Pay Attention to Education, Says Umahi

Kachikwu: US Likely to Resume Buying Nigeria’s Crude Oil

NDLEA Decries Death Sentence on Nigerian in Malaysia

Edo Boy Wins N1.5m, Title at GOtv Boxing Night

Iraq to Cut Turkish Cooking Oil Imports over Political Tensions

Court Dismisses Charges against Kads Farms CEO

Gale of Defections unsettle Ondo PDP

Oil Companies Rush to Exploit End of US Crude Export Ban

Religious Crisis Looms in Osun Over Planned Demolition of Traditionalists' Shrine

Doctors Threaten Strike in A’Ibom Over 15 Months’ Unpaid Salaries

Tambuwal: We won't Sack Teachers, But will Reassign Unqualified Ones

Apprehension in Maiduguri as Female Suicide Bombers on the Prowl

Sunday, December 27, 2015

Buhari: How We Intend to Fund N6 Trillion Budget

CBN: Restriction on Use of Bank Cards Abroad to Remain

FG to Announce Petrol Price in January, Kachikwu Clarifies

Nigerian Troops, Boko Haram in Gun Duel in Maiduguri

British-Nigerian Launches Cosmetic Range for People of Colour

FG Suspends Airport Officials over Turkish Airline Fiasco

FG to Involve EFCC, DSS in Prosecution of Pipeline Vandals

Distribute Looted Public Funds to States, NLC Advises FG

Shiite Sect Dismisses Allegations of Impunity, Human Rights Abuses

Local Rice Miller Denies Involvement in N117bn Rice Importation Scam

Islamic Group: We Rejected Jonathan’s $3m Electoral Largesse

Nnewi Gas Explosion: Venezuelan President Condoles with Nigeria

Kakadu on Stage Tuesday

CAN Not Conspiring with Army to Destroy Shiites, Say Christian Elders

Dogara Calls for Probe of Anambra Gas Explosion

FG’s N6.08tn Budget Not Bogus, Says Fayemi

Police Smash Notorious Kidnapping Gang in Imo

Even in Death, Police to Dismiss Drunk Killer Cop

Nigeria Should Learn from Sokoto’s Peaceful Disposition

How Land Agent Defrauded Estate Firm of N300m

Lagos Assembly Pledges to Pass 2016 Budget before New Year

Skye Bank Trains Journalists on Digital Reporting

Dalung Celebrates Adekuoroye's Wrestling Victory in India

CAN Denies Conspiring with Army to Destroy Shiites

Army Nabs Seven Boko Haram Bomb Experts in Kaduna

Tambuwal to Xtians: No Discriminatory Fees in Sokoto Schools

2016: Ex-Jonathan Aide, Kuku, Constitutes Campaign Group

Turkish Airline Fiasco: FG Suspends Airport Officials over Security Lapses, Breakdown of Law

Police to Dismiss Dead Killer Cop

Distribute Looted Public Funds to 36 States of Federation, NLC Advises FG

Sulu-Gambari, Saraki, Idiagbon, 17 Others Inducted into Hall of Fame

Why Nigeria Must Prepare for a Less than $20 Oil Price, by Experts

APC Still Shopping for Board of Trustees Chairman

Saturday, December 26, 2015

NLC: We'll Hold Buhari to His Promise Not to Remove Fuel Subsidy

Edo First Lady, Iara Oshiomole’s Sterling Quality

ECOWAS at Forty: The Journey Going Forward

NNPC Engages EFCC, DSS to Unmask Sponsors of Pipeline Vandalism

Nnewi Gas Explosion: Atiku, Kalu, Ikpeazu Condole Obiano

Zaria Residents Accuse Zakzaky, Followers of Alleged Human Right Abuses, Impunity

Son Kills Father in Enugu as Four Others Die on Christmas Day

Two Killed, Several Persons Injured in Ekiti Bank Robbery

Al Ghurair, UAE’s Business Mogul, to Invest in Nigeria’s Infrastructure, Mining, Others

Crime Fighter Boss, Neighbours Bicker over Intimidation Charge

Ijaw Leaders Caution on Possible Resurgence of Militancy in N’Delta

Christmas Day Tragedy: Road Crash Claims Three Lives in Asaba

Zenith Energy Launches Scheme to Empowers Nigerian Youths

BPE Blames Lack of Regulatory Regime for Rot in Education, Health Sectors

16 Killed, 6 Abducted in Boko Haram Attack in Borno

Taraba Governorship: Battle Shifts to Appeal Court

All The Way to 70

YEAR OF THE ABSURD, UNPARDONABLE GAFFE AND AMAZING TRIUMPHS

YEAR OF THE ABSURD, UNPARDONABLE GAFF AND AMAZING TRIUMPHS

Enugu Children Can Now Rejoice

Is Governor Obiano a Change Agent?

It was a A Year of Resilience

Lessons from Ogun State

Kakadu The Musical Returns Reinvigorated

Europe Migrant Crisis, ISIS Take Centre Stage

Zaria Residents Accuse Zakzaky, Followers of Alleged Human Right Abuses and Impunity

Ijaw Leaders Caution on Possible Resurgence of Militancy in N'Delta

Boko Haram Kills 16 in Christmas Attack in Borno

Ikpeazu Adopts ‘Survival Strategy’ to Keep Abia Afloat, Rules Out ‘Retrenchment’

Veterinary Doctors Donate Bulls to IDPs for Xmas, Eid-el Maulud

FCT Minister to Consolidate Inter-religious Harmony

Friday, December 25, 2015

A Hike Foretold

Buhari Grieves Nnewi Gas Victims, Condoles Lamido, CBN Governor Over Mothers’ Demise

Emefiele, CBN Gogernor Loses Mother

Egypt Hires Consultants to Check Airport Security

Pratt & Whitney Delays Some Engine Deliveries

A'Court Affirms Okowa's Election, Again Gov Offers Olive Branch

Buhari: We Should Never Allow Any Group to Hold Us to Ransom

Several Die in Factory Fire in Anambra

Suspects Hide 3,542.25kg of Hemp in Biscuits and Cheese Balls

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Adeosun Oni: Tears and Joy as the Saint Marches Home

Army Cautions Shiites against Incitement Sect in Kano mark Maulud mourning their dead members

...Asked to Remain Focus in War against Boko Haram

Eko Disco Lauds NERC over New Electricity Tariffs

Scores Escape Death in Maiduguri as Civilian-JTF Intercepts Bombs Concealed in Flasks

Kwara Govt: We Paid off N17bn Bond in 2014

Ekiti Debt: Fayose will Go to Jail after Tenure, Says APC

Huriwa Decries Fg’s Disrespect for Court Order on Nnamdi Kanu

New NDDC Boss Insists on Quality, Value for Money

House Committee Tasks MDAs on Climate Change Preparedness

Sokoto Begins Enrollment of 8,000 Students for JAMB

Ambode Gives February Deadline for Completion of Ago Palace Way

Dickson Warns against Minimum Wage Reduction

Ogun Equips Hospitals with N20m Equipment

Adaigbo Group Laments Electricity Blackout in Ogwashi-Uku

Group Faults Bauchi Govt’s Claims on Past Security Spending

Leaders Preach Peace, Harmony at Christmas

Fayemi Felicitates with Christians

Senator Orji Wants Abians to Sustain Culture of Equity, Fairness

How Ogba, Nilayo Made Access Bank Lagos City Marathon A Reality

Christmas: Tambuwal Urges Nigerians to Pray for End to Insurgency

Buhari: We Should Never Allow any Group to Hold Us to Ransom

Delta Guber: Appeal Court Affirms Okowa's Election

Umana Salutes Christians at Christmas

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Zaria Massacre: Rights Body Says 300 Shiites Killed, Buried by Army

Kaduna Refinery Ramps up Production to 3.2m Litres of Petrol Daily

NPAN: We Accepted Compensation in Good Faith

Nnamdi Kanu Objects to Trial, Cites Lack of Fair Hearing

Bankers Urge CBN to Increase Dollar Supply to Attract Portfolio Inflows

We Will Not Join Issues with MTN over Fine, Says Minister

NLC Rejects Electricity Tariff Hike

Yuletide: Security Beefed up Nationwide

FG to Concession Airport Terminals, Other Facilities

Despite Attacks, FG Says Boko Haram is Largely Defeated

FG Committee on Review of MDAs Submits Report

When will the True Ebola Heroes be Recognised?

SDGs: Taking Overall Devt to a New Level

Is There Truly a Cog in PMB's Corruption War?

Marketing Not Faring Better Despite Expectations

Industrial Court:? IGP Risks Jail for Contempt

Sokoto Customs Nets N1.2bn in 2015

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Buhari Presents N6.08tn Budget, Says CBN to Review Forex Policy

FG, States, LGs Share N370bn as Revenue Drops

FG Files Fresh Treason Charges against Nnamdi Kanu

NCAA Sanctions Aero over Use of Ladder to Disembark Passengers

Ghanaian President Bans First Class Travel for Public Officials

Boko Haram Insurgency Forces 1m Children out of School

FG Declares December 24, 25, 28 Public Holidays

Semenitari: I’ll Fulfil Buhari’s Vision for Niger Delta Development

Fayose: 20 Things Nigerians Should Expect under Buhari’s Govt in 2016

IG Meets NSCIA on Shiite Group, Says Detainees Can be Visited

Nobody is Reducing Minimum Wage, Says FG

Police Service Commission Promotes 986 Officers

2016 Budget Implementable, Says Al-Makura

Gombe: Police Promise Hitch-free Celebration

Ogun Pays December Salary Plus Bonus

Climate Change May Cost Nigeria $460bn by 2050

NGO Set to Give Soft Loans to IDPs, Donates N20m Items

Be Vigilant, Niger Govt Tells Indigenes

Emmanuel, Ajimobi, Ahmed Present 2016 Budgets to State Assemblies

Christopher Chukwuemeka Okoro for Burial

Celebration of Life for Archbishop Akinadewo

Ayade Lights up Calabar, Pledges to Eradicate Unemployment

Music Legends, Evelyn King, Obey, Others Excite Guests at Glo-sponsored Ovation Carol

NBA: Inadequate Funding Responsible for Corruption in Judiciary

Again, Osun Offers Free Train for Christmas, New Year Holiday Makers

House Commences Investigations into Zaria Killings

Subsidy Removal Inevitable, Says Oyegun

Ekiti CJ Frees 28 Inmates

Last Edition of 2015 Glo Slide ‘n’ Bounce Holds in Enugu

Sokoto Doles out N500,000 Each to Families of Victims of Hajj Stampede

Before Akala Makes That Move

Abia APGA is at It Again

GOtv Boxing: Olalekan, Eribo Promise Explosive Night

House of Reps Committee on Sports Dubs LMC ‘Miracle Worker’

Memories of Bala and Chima At a Time Like This

Kari: NAICOM Has Never Charged Insurers Levy Outside the Law

NSE’s Premium Board Leaves too Many Behind

NBA: Inadequate Funding Cause of Corruption in judiciary

Police Promotes 986 Officers

Sokoto Gives Hajj Stampede Victims' Families N500,000 Each

Buhari Presents N6.08tr 2016 Budget

Buhari: Arms Procurement Process is Being Sanitised

Kachikwu Deploys NNPC Staff in Fuel Stations, Oil Prices Hit New Lows

NERC Raises Electricity Tariffs, Stops Fixed Charges

Illegal Migrant Makes Good as Plumber in Nigeria

Monday, December 21, 2015

Shiites Hold Protest in Kano, Call for El-Zakzaky, Others to be Released

Child Suicide Bomber Kills Self, Nine Others in Borno

Again, Court Grants Dasuki, Five Others Bail

Fayemi: We will Use Solid Minerals to Boost Nigerian Economy

ENI Declares Force Majeure on NLNG Exports

Boko Haram Now Lures People to Bomb Them, DHQ Warns

Stop Shrouding Your Earnings in Secrecy, NUJ Challenges National Assembly

Semenitari Resumes as Acting Managing Director of NDDC

Suspect: We Received N12m Ransom for Abduction of Okonjo-Iweala’s Mother

NUC, TETFUND to Meet Varsities over Questionable Honorary Degrees, VCs Appointment

NACCIMA Kicks as FG Increases Electricity Tariffs

Bauchi Airport Controversy: Aero Pilot Allowed Ladder to be Used under Duress

We are Deploying Massive Infrastructure to Boost Economic Diversification, FG Tells WTO

Ex-Court Registrar Bags 10 Years for Aiding Ajudua to Defraud Bamaiyi

Mutiny: Give Jailed Soldiers Total Amnesty, Buhari Urged

Kwara Communal Clash: Share Community Appeals to Buhari to Intervene

Hundreds of Shiites Protest in Kano, Call for El-Zakzaky’s Release

FG Blames Jonathan for Fuel Scarcity

Boko Haram Now Lures People Together to Bomb Them, DHQ Warns

Commission Inaugurates Panel to Probe Army/Shiite Clash

Kidnapped Catholic Priests Released

Blatter, Platini Get Eight-year Bans

December Deadline: Military Clears Boko Haram Terrorist Enclaves in Borno State

Boko Haram: Child Suicide Bomber Kills Self, Nine Others

Buhari: Arms Procurement Process Being Sanitized

N19.4bn: Court Grants Dasuki, Five Others Bail

NERC Cuts Fixed Charges From Consumers’ Electricity Rates

Sunday, December 20, 2015

NIKE Boosts Kits for Ladies, Pro Athletes

MTN Asks Court to Quash $3.9bn Fine

Onitsha Killings: Army Says It Acted in Self-defence

Court Releases Suspected Killers of Boko Haram Leader, Mohammed Yusuf

Panic as Hijab-clad Girls Besiege Motorists in Abuja

Minister Orders Probe of Aero's Use of Ladder to Disembark Passengers

FG Rolls out PPP Projects to Close Infrastructure Gap

OAGF: Okonjo-Iweala Overturned Presidential Directive on N1.17bn Payment to Sokoto River Basin

Over N604bn Has Been Paid as Entitlements to Staff of Privatised Enterprises, Says Dikki

Faleke Storms Kogi Tribunal Monday

Faleke Storms Kogi Tribunal Today

Depot Owners Flay NPA for Violating Local Content Act

CJN: Alternative Dispute Resolution will Save Costs and Time

Corruption Must Die If Nigeria Must Live, Says Kashamu

Jonathan Dedicates First Grandchild, Urges Prayers for Nigeria

CNPP Urges Buhari to Reinstate ‘Soldier Mutineers’

Residents Flee Kwara Warring Communities over Land Dispute

GombeTraditional Rulers Reduce Bride Price to Control Spread of HIV/AIDS

Uboh Wants EFCC to Remit N1.9tn Recovery Within Seven Days

Mark’s Opponent, Onjeh Chased away from Otukpo

Panic in Abuja as Hijab-wearing Young Girls Besiege Cars in Traffic Junctions

Nigeria, Ghana, Others to Benefit from EU's 10m Euro African Connect Project

Kukah: Religion Not to Blame for World Terror

Aregbesola Give Striking Medical Doctors 7 Days’ Ultimatum to Return to Work or be Sacked

Onitsha Killings: Army Says It Acted in Self Defence Against Kanu Supporters

OAGF: Okonjo-Iweala Overturned Presidential Directive on Sokoto River Basin N1.17bn Payment

2016 Budget: Buhari Holds Emergency FEC Monday

Christmas: NNPC to Supply More Fuel Using Major Marketers, Others

No Hiding Place for Looters, Says Dalung

Minister Orders Probe of Aero's Use of Ladder for Passengers’ Disembarkment

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Buhari and the Juicy, Low-hanging Fruits

FG Commutes Death Sentence on 66 Soldiers

Military Re Odinkalu: It's Abuse of Prerogative of Mercy

Bank Chief, Analysts Canvass Import Substitution as Panacea for Naira Volatility

El-Rufai: El-Zakzaky’ll be Prosecuted for Any Crimes Committed

We Need Better Communication, Not Civil War, Obasanjo Tells Pro-Biafra Agitators

Protesters Kill Six in Taraba

Dogara Reassures Nigerians on APC’s Commitment to Fix Nigeria

Drama as Cultists Seize Ife High Chief’s Corpse

Customs Appointments: Igbos Decry Systemic Marginalisation of South-east Officers

Aero Passengers Disembark with Ladder at Bauchi Airport

Land Dispute: 20 Injured, as Kwara Communities Engage in Gun Duel

Navy Arrests 20 Vessels, Destroys 149 Illegal Refineries

Gunmen Abduct Dickson’s Younger Sister in Yenagoa

New Charity for Launch

Bethesda Celebrates Christmas with Less Privileged Children

ORJI KALU’S SLOK AIRLINES RETURNS

Get Wrapped in Red

Aniekan Uko: A Speaker and His Dilemma

Jonathan: The Making of an African Legend

Lorenzo By Sujimoto Sold-out at Private Launch

Shiites Reject El-Rufai's Judicial Panel

Mutiny: Army Commutes Death Sentences of 66 Soldiers to Imprisonment

Akwa Ibom: Appeal Court Nullifies Udom's Election

Insecurity, Economic Decline: Buhari Pleads for Patience, Understanding

NNPC: Petrol May Sell Below N87 Per Litre Next Year

N13bn Charge: Court Grants Dasuki, Four Others Bail Accused to provide N250 million bond each

Friday, December 18, 2015

Noise for Biafra: A Strategic or Sentimental Agitation

Ibe Kachikwu: We Have to Deal With Foreign Exchange Challenges to End Fuel Shortages

Nigeria Will Be Better Off with Buhari as EFCC Chairman

Remove Fuel Subsidy Now, It’s Enriching Crooks, Says Tinubu

Attempted Murder of Akunyili: Court Frees Suspects

Another 28 Nigerians Deported from Europe

Gunmen Abduct Two Catholic Priests in Delta

Court Orders Traffic Offenders to Forfeit Vehicles to Government

2019: PDP to Woo Ekwueme, Atiku, IBB

Joint Military Probe C'ttee Clears Boko Haram Suspect

A Voyage to Nowhere

Change: Why The Youth Must Own and Define It

Ugwuanyi’s 6-Month Stewardship: Welfare Takes Centre Stage

Samson Siasia: Eye on Rio 2016 Gold

Edgar J in Trouble with Big Business

Enforcing Policies in The Maritime Sector: After The Bark, Will Government Bite?

Boko Haram Plans Another Abduction, Says FG

N1.9tr Recovery: Petitioner Lauds EFCC’s Revelation, Demands Remittance in 7 Days

Buhari Sues for Patience, Understanding Despite Security, Economic Challenges

Court Nullifies Gov Emmanuel's Election

N13bn: Court Grants Dasuki, Four Others N1bn Bail

Great news! The University of Liverpool is coming to You!

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Northern Governors Summon Emergency Meeting over Shiite, Army Clash

Bayelsa Governorship: Political Parties Agree on January 9 for Re-run

UNICEF: More Than 16 Million Babies Born into Conflict in 2015

Buhari Holds Low-key 73rd Birthday Celebration

Nigeria’s Foreign Trade Drops by N338bn in Third Quarter

House Passes MTEF, Expunges Recommendations on TSA, Fuel Subsidy

Ambode Presents N662bn Budgets for 2016

EFCC Engaging in Mob-lynching, Says Metuh

Senate Asks FG to Revive Ajaokuta Steel Company

NERC Approves Eight New Licenses to Generate 1,648MW of Electricity

Tinubu to Discuss APC Change Agenda Friday

WAEC Releases Nov/Dec SSCE Results

Starting from the Classroom

We'll Miss You, Fabregas Tells Mourinho

FIFA’s Millions of Dollars Frozen in Swiss Banks

FG Advises States to Explore IGR to Complement Allocations

Kanu’s Release: Five Killed in Onitsha as Soldiers Shoot at Jubilating Supporters

Buhari Approves NNPC’s Unbundling into Four Autonomous Units

MTN Heads to Court over $3.9bn Fine

Troops Kill 49 Insurgents, Rescue 150 Captives

Singapore Seizes Nigerian Cargo of Elephant Tusks

El-Rufai’s Changing Tune of Change

UNICEF: 16m Babies Born into Conflict in 2015

Mortein Continues Anti-Malaria Fight for Mothers and Children

Biafra: Court Grants Nnamdi Kanu Unconditional Bail

Monarch Advises Job Seekers Against Working In Civil Service

Court Grants Nnamdi Kanu Unconditional Release

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

US Fed Rate Hike Worsens Naira Situation, Falls to N270/$

Wike Heads to S’Court after Appeal Court Ouster

US, UK, CAN Express Concern over Army, Shiite Clash

Nigerian, Miss Nwadike Wins Most Exquisite Face of Miss Universe 2015

Obama Appoints Nigerian as Deputy National Security Adviser

NLC Tackles Buhari, Kachikwu on Fuel Pump Price, Subsidy Removal

EFCC: Metuh Has Cases to Answer, Says His Alarm was Unnecessary

Finally, Dokpesi Regains His Freedom

Four Female Suicide Bombers Attack Checkpoint in Maiduguri

Ekweremadu to Get 10 New Exotic Vehicles Despite Cash Crunch

Dasuki: Court Fixes Monday for Ruling on Bail Application

Buhari Canvasses Regional Cooperation in the Fight against Terrorism

Court Drops Criminal Charges against Nnamdi Kanu

Probe Continued Killings in Plateau, Zamfara, House Tells FG

Finance, Health Ministries, Others Fail Fiscal Responsibility Assessment

Amosun Congratulates Buhari on 73rd Birthday

House Directs NERC to Suspend Proposed Electricity Tariff Hike

Army-Shiite Clash: Kukah, Lawyers Call for Caution

Detained Niger State Permanent Secretaries Released on Bail

Buhari Urged to Fight Corruption within the Law

Okowa Urges Union Leaders to Instill Discipline in Members

Chronicling Interswitch's Operations in Nigeria

The Tragic Carnage in Zaria

Biafran Supporters Defy Warnings, Stage Protest in Lagos

Finally, Dokpesi Regains Freedom After Meeting Bail Condition

US Expresses Concern over Clashes in Zaria

CJN Asks New Lawyers to Embrace Decorum, Ethics of Legal Profession

Shi’ites Killings: Amnesty International Slams Military, Calls for Urgent Investigation

Boko Haram: Military Intercepts Four Female Suicide Bombers Near Maiduguri

Biafra: Court Dismisses Criminal Case Against Nnamdi Kanu

El-Zakzaky's Followers Demand His Release, Seek Independent Investigation

Senate Probes Army, Shiite Clash in Kaduna

Onaiyekan Lauds FG for Reclaiming Territories from Boko Haram

Wike Heads to Supreme Court over Appeal Court Judgment

Senate Passes MTEF, Asks FG to Open Single Salary Account for Workers

Rivers: Court of Appeal Dismisses Wike's Petition, Orders Fresh Election

Kwara Poly Shut over Late Registration Fee Protest

UK Expresses Concern over Zaria, Kaduna Violence

Three Shiite Members Killed in Kaduna During Protest over Army Crackdown

Angola Overtakes Nigeria in Crude Oil Production

Buhari Admits Receiving Two SUVs from Jonathan after Boko Haram Attack

UN: Boko Haram's Female Suicide Bombers Often Unaware They're Carrying Bombs

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

AGF: There is Insufficient Evidence to Prosecute CCT Chairman

Buhari to Present 2016 Budget to National Assembly Tuesday

Amaechi: I Never Knew Railway Transport Existed in Nigeria

Again, Shell Faces Dutch Court over Niger Delta Oil Damage

Senate Leadership: I Breached No Rule in My Election, Saraki Tells Court

NSA Funds: We Failed in Our Responsibility, Says Saraki

British Judge Stops Etete from Getting N17bn

Folawiyo Energy Denies Violating Regulations on Sale of Petrol

Baga Attack: Falana Seeks Review of Ransome-Kuti’s Sentence

Court Dismisses Stanbic IBTC, KPMG’s Suits against FRC

Pakistan Assists Nigeria with Ammunition, Aircraft Maintenance in War Against Insurgency

Court Reinstates Dismissed EFCC Director, Ibekaku, Orders Payment of Full Entitlements

Crude Theft: Kachikwu’s War Yields Result, 20 Vandals Arrested

220 Murdered, 375 Robbers Arrested in Lagos

21 Years After, Senate Orders Reinstatement of Policeman

Alleged Contractors’ Debt: MDGs Office Denies Diversion of Funds

Osinbajo: Democracy Has Come to Stay in Africa

Buhari Should Resign If He’s Not Competent, Says Fayose

PENGASSAN Edorses FG’s Plan to Unbundle NNPC

Sosoliso: House Wants Dec 10 Declared National Air Safety Day

Lagos Speake: We are Ready for Collaboration with United States

Sokoto Recorded 171 New Cases of Leprosy in 2014

Dogara’s N’East Devt Commission, Whistle Blower Protection Bills Pass Second Reading

House C’ttee Protests Exclusion from Revision of MTN Fine

Iwuanyanwu, Uwazuruike Blame Biafra’s Civil War Loss on Igbo Elite, State Creation

Five Perm Secs in Niger Own up to N3bn Fraud

Anti-social Media Bill: Oyintiloye Cautions Senate against Cyber Repression

Oshiomhole: Why I Removed Head of Service

NBA Boss Defends Fayose over Dressing Style to Assembly

Fashola: We’ll Talk Less, Do More on Power Sector Reform

NAPTIP: Poverty, Peer Pressure, Responsible For Human Trafficking

Environmental Pollution: Nigerians Sitting on Time Bomb

UN: Boko Haram’s Female Suicide Bombers Often Unaware They’re Carrying Bombs

Jim Ovia: Nigeria Should Urbanise Sustainably Through Investment Approaches focusing on Superior Performance

Understanding Bear Markets

Court Sacks PDP Chairman, Issues 14-days to Vacate Office

Dasuki, Bafarawa, 4 Others Plead not Guilty to Corruption Charges

Shiites : Soldiers Lay Siege to Kano-Zaria Highway

Kwara Poly Students Protest Late Registration Charge

Ecuadorian Envoy Presents Letter of Credence to Buhari

Diaspora Tarabans Urge Judiciary to Save State

Yuguda Spent 91bn Vote - Bauchi Govt

NAPTIP: Poverty, Greed, Peer Pressure, Others Responsible for Human Trafficking

Akwa Ibom Creating 10,000 Jobs

Monday, December 14, 2015

Withdrawal of Fuel Subsidy Begins in 2016

TSA: Senate to Probe Commercial Banks, CBN’s Share of Charge

FG Arraigns Dasuki, Dokpesi Gets Bail

PDP Overwhelmed by Corruption Revelations, Says APC

Ex-DPO Bags 10 Years Imprisonment for Manslaughter

Buratai: How I Escaped Shi’ite Members’ Attack

Military Clears Boko Haram Terrorists from Aulari in Sambisa Forest

Boko Haram, Fulani Herdsmen Kill 22 in Borno, Plateau

NAMA Urges FG, N’Assembly to Patronise Nigerian Made Vehicles

Amaechi Orders Financial, Staff Audit of NIMASA

Metuh Disowns Anti-Biafra Report as Malicious

Biafra: Court to Rule on Kanu’s Bail Thursday

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: Court Sets Aside Infrastructure Bank, Motorways Concession

Workers Accuse AMCON of Running Aero Inefficiently

CJN Accuses National Assembly of Starving Judiciary of Funds

Stiffer Penality Awaits Rapists, Says Saraki

Embattled Ex-NIMASA DG Beaten, Rearrested by EFCC

NYSC Posts Majority of Corps Members to Schools- Coordinator.

Cattle Rustling: Lawmaker Pleads with FG to Deploy Military to Isa Council

Killing of Student: Ondo Varsity Proscribes Para-military Organisations

COREN, Engineers Differ on Synagogue Building Summon

Senate Committee Pledges Support to Anti-graft War

Ex-PDP Chairman, Nwodo Canvasses Support for Buhari

FG Inaugurates 11-Man Committee on Housing

SENATE AND THE ‘FRIVOLOUS PETITIONS’ BILL

Going Green

Government Has a Clear Agenda on Asset Recovery from Corrupt Politicians

Dokpesi Gets Bail

8 Killed in Fresh Boko Haram Attack on Borno Villages

Buratai: How I Escaped Shi’ite Sect Members’ Attack

Islamic Movement Accuses Army of Killing 1000 Members

164 NYSC Presidential Awardees Get Appointment Letters

Shiite: Emir of Kano Tasks Religious Organisations on Peaceful Coexistence

Islamic Movement Accuses Army of Refusing to Release Corpses of their Members

Onu Laments Non-utilisation of Resources

N13bn: FG Arraigns Dasuki, Four Others on 19-count Fraud Charge

NDLEA: We are Guilty of Environmental Pollution

Fulani Kill 14, Injure Others in Jos Night Raid

We Applied Minimum Force on Shiite Members, Says Army

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Tension in Kaduna, Kano over Arrest of Sheikh Elzakzaky

Moody’s Affirms Nigeria’s Ba3 Rating with Stable Outlook

Yuguda: I Disbursed N600m to Bode George, Ali, Nwobodo, Odili, Others

New Electricity Tariff out This Week, Says NERC

FG Asks National Assembly to Consider Framework for Zero Budgeting

Boko Haram: DHQ Considers Tough Option against Chad

Over 36.6m Nigerians in Job Market, Says Diaspora Group

Frivolous Petitions Bill: Online Publishers Drag Senate to Court

Fayose: Buhari Taking Nigeria to Anarchy

Rivers PDP Asks Appeal Court President to Disband Panel

Jonathan Caused Naira Depreciation, Says FG

Police Kill 4 Suspected Kidnappers, Armed Robber

Lagos Approves Flyover Bridges for Ajah, Abule Egba

Biafra Agitation is a Move to Frustrate Buhari Corruption Fight

Emir of Duste Urges the Military to Uphold Nigeria’s Unity

MDG Contractors Write Buhari, Asks Him to Stop Diversion of N15 billion

Sokoto Buys N44m JAMB Forms for 8,000 Students, Takes over FG’s CBT Centres

Ugly Denouement for the Comrade Governor

Audrey Joe-Ezigbo Named Female Entrepreneur of the Year

Gartner Recognises Microsoft as Leader in ODBMS

Bankole: FG Must Grant Autonomy to NCAA

Army Warns Shiite, Other Groups Against Disruption of Law And Order

Buhari Praises Nigeria's Under-23 African champions

FG Blames Weakness of Naira on Massive Looting During PDP's Administration

FG to Partner Cuba in Education, Health, Says Odigie-Oyegun

Nigeria's Economy Not Entering Recession - CBN

Over 36.6m Nigerians In Job Market, Says Diaspora Group

Biafra Agitators Should be Given Fair Hearing, Say Christian Elders

Sokoto Buys N44m JAMB Forms for 1,000 Students

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Army Chief, Buratai, Escapes Assassination

NPAN: Accepting N120m Compensation, a Collective Decision

Investors Lose N146.2bn to Massive Sell-off

Return Stolen Funds Voluntarily, Buhari Implores Looters

World Leaders Adopt Historic Global Warming Pact

Bayelsa Botched Guber Polls: Army Parades Political Thugs

Insecurity: Army Set to Battle Biafra Agitators, N’Delta Militants

Ekweremadu Warns of Imminent Revolution over Dwindling Economy, Hardship

Diplomats to Honour Jonathan

PTAD Reassures Pensioners on Current Verification Exercise

Group Condemns Biafra Protests

AMCON: Slump in Property Market Puts Banks’ Assets at Risk

Union Bank Unveils ‘New Look’ Branches in Ibadan

Benin Chef, Lagos Banker Emerge as Mamador Cook and Cruise Promo Millionaires

Customs, SON and Trade Malpractices

Nigeria Absent as Nations Converge on WTM London

Ogiame Enwoli is New Olu of Warri

Lambo: President Buhari Should Earmark 15% Annual Budget for Health

Council Chairman Killed, 48 Hours after Being Sworn in

N900bn Needed for Progress on Nigerian Roads in 2016

Obasanjo, Others Eulogise Etiebet

One Decade of Amazing Experience

Abia APGA: Framing up the Catholic Church

Are Leaders Born or Made?

Towards a Better Future of China-Nigeria Relations

How Bayelsa Governorship Poll Became Inconclusive

Nollywood: Old Stars, New Roles

Will Alao-Akala’s Planned Defection to APC Weaken PDP, LP?

POLLY'S SKETCHES OF A PERIOD PLAY

Victor Umeh: APC is Weaning Nigeria from PDP’s Political Banditry

UNTOLD STORIES OF NIGERIAN MEDIA

Gorilla Glue for Buhari

Council Chairman Kidnapped, Killed, 48 Hours after Swearing in

Itsekiri Set Warri Alight for Olu's Coronation with Regatta

NPAN: Why Nigerian Tribune, Peoples Daily, New Telegraph Haven’t Received Compensation

NPAN: Why Nigerian Tribune, Peoples Daily, New Telegraph Haven’t Received Compensation

Kakembo Promises to Beat Skoro on Home Soil

Create jobs, engage youth, inspire generations

NACC Inaugurates President, Board

TIME TO GIVE AND INSPIRE

Anti Social Media Bill: What are the Senators Hiding?

The Caliphate, The Emir and Nigeria’s Master Race

Nigeria’s Economic Policy Tripod

Friday, December 11, 2015

Buhari: No Friend, No Foe in the Fight against Corruption

THISDAY Did Not Receive ‘Suspicious Funds’ from NSA Office, Says Obaigbena

FG Will Pay Legally Contracted, Verifiable Debts, Says Fashola

FG Issues Guidelines to MDAs on Budgeting, Revenue, Expenditure

$2.1bn NSA Fund: Dasuki, Yuguda, Bafarawa to be Arraigned Monday

Lack of Service Stalls Synagogue Tragedy Trial

No Going Back on Anti-Corruption War, Vows Presidency

Anguish as Redeemed Church Traffic Shuts Down Lagos

Civil Defence Rescues 30 Trafficked Teenagers

Police Arraign Osun Pupils for Attacking Teachers With Cutlasses, Clubs

Osun Bans Fireworks

Revenue Collection Claims Life

ICCOBA Christmas Dinner

Army Recovers 37 Cows, 75 Rams from Rustlers

PTAD Promises Verification of Pensioners would be the Last

Recruitment : Police Warn Against Facebook Fraudsters

Federal Civil Servants Donate Relief Materials to Borno IDPs

No Going Back on Anti-Corruption War - Presidency

Court Summons CAC Registrar General Over Double Registration

THISDAY Did Not Receive Suspicious Funds from NSA Office, Says Obaigbena

8 APC Supporters, One Other Die in Ebonyi Auto Crash

Maritime Academy Declares 7 Days of Mourning for Rector

Senate Seeks Stiff Sanctions for Govs Who Misapply Loans

Court Adjourns Dokpesi's Bail Application to Dec 14

CBN Considers Ending Dollar Cash Sales to BDCs

Duro Oluwu, Nigerian-Born Fashion Designer Who Decorated the White House

Lee Rigby Killer Michael Adebolajo Sues Prison Service

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Murray Bruce, Others Ask Buhari to Stop Blaming Jonathan for Insecurity in North-east

Supreme Court to Decide on Rev King’s Appeal against Dealth Sentence Feb 26

Troops Kill Terrorists, Rescue 210 Persons

Okonjo-Iweala Must Be Prosecuted, Oshiomhole Insists

CBN to Unveil Scheme to Support One Million Young Graduates in 2016

‘Sosoliso’ will Never Happen again, FG Vows

Any Dialogue without Kanu is Baseless, Says MASSOB

Corruption: FG Sets up C’ttees to Probe Seven Universities, Three Polytechnics

House Wants Salaries Arrears Paid to Victims of Immigration Stampede

Umahi Presents N101.1bn 2016 Appropriation Bill

Fire Kills Baby in Lagos as Police Investigate Death of Six in Canal

99% of Commercial Drivers are Hypertensive, LASG Says

Senate Moves to Separate Traffic Wardens from Nigeria Police

NEMA Denies Awarding Contracts for Landscaping, Car Park

NIMET Warns Pilots, Airlines on Harmattan Haze

China to Partner Nigeria in the War Against Terror

AVM Atawodi Denies Link to Arms Deal

Amnesty Beneficiaries to Be Paid Next Week Tuesday

Jonathan to Present Keynote Address at 2016 Hope Global Forum in Atlanta

Dikki: Lack of Regulatory Regime Bane of Education, Health Sectors

Bamanga Tukur, Baraje Absolve Selves from Award of Rail Contracts

Court Sentences Three in Kano for Human Trafficking

Keshi Loses Wife to Cancer

Dele Giwa’s Death And Investigation: Why The Truth Cannot Be Told

Robbers from DSS and other Reasons

Dealing with Smoking Addiction

'Sosoliso Crash' Will Never Happen again, FG Vows

Nta: Why ICPC is Advocating Preventive Mechanism to Fighting Endemic Corruption

99% of Commercial Drivers Are Hypertensive, LASG Says

Corruption: FG Sets up Committees to Investigate 7 Universities, 3 Polytechnics

N2.1bn: Again, Court Remands Dokpesi in EFCC Custody Over Fraud Allegations

Nigerian Air Force Trains Young Officers to Meet December Deadline

Amnesty: Beneficiaries to Be Paid Next Week Tuesday

NDF Wants Bayelsa Guber Election Concluded in 72 Hours

Pro-Biafra Protests: Any Dialogue without Kanu Baseless - MASSOB

Focus More on the Vulnerable, UNHCR Urged FG

NSA Funds: Jonathan Abused the Public Trust, Says Buhari

We’ll Substitute Faleke If Need Be, Says APC

FG to Enforce Spending Limits for Revenue Generating Agencies

Saraki: Controversial Portions of Frivolous Petitions Bill will be Expunged

Boko Haram is Wounded and Dangerous

Buhari: IDPs will Return to their Communities Next Year

Okonjo-Iweala Debunks Alleged Illegal Diversion of Recovered Abacha Loot

Tanzania President John Magufuli Helps Clean Streets

Nigeria Ranked 10th Biggest Exporter of Illicit Financial Flows

BDC Robbery: Saraki Not Owner of N310m, Say Police

$2.1bn Arms Deal: Falana Vows to Petition ICC Next Week

Illicit Tobacco Products Flood Nigerian Market

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Don’t Accept World Bank Advise on Fuel Subsidy Removal, CNPP Tells Buhari

NBA to Honour Osinbajo, Fashola at Bar Dinner

FG Stops Commercial Sale of Sickle Cell Drug Niprisan

LASG Reels out Anti-terror Measures ahead of Yuletide

NLC Mourns Eskor Toyo

House Probes N120bn Debt Incurred by Refineries

Buhari Congratulates Danjuma on His 78th Birthday

Anyim Writes Buhari over Alleged Plot to Set Him up

Biafra Protests: Northern, Southern Elders Urge Dialogue

Poll: Corruption is Major Factor Affecting Ease of Doing Business in Nigeria

Okowa Urges Journalists to Shun Hate Reports

UK Restates Commitment to Work With Nigeria on Human Rights

Education: Sokoto Declares State of Emergency

Okowa Uncovers 70% Fake Farmers Under Agric Scheme

3 Nigerians to Receive Young Leadership Awards From Queen of England

Osinbajo: Nigeria Has Capacity to Produce Anti-retroviral Drugs Locally

Biafra Agitation Isn't Opposition to Buhari's Presidency, Says Omeri

Official: FG Saved N628bn in Seven Years from BPP’s Procurements Audits

Saraki Not the Owner of N310m Bureau de Change, Says Police

Sokoto Declares State of Emergency on Education

MAN, Oron, Loses Rector

NLC Mourns Prof. Eskor Toyo

UNDP: Lack of Transparency, Accountability in Governance Challenge to MDGs

Ki-Moon Stresses Need to Fight Corruption

Buhari Submits MTEF to N'Assembly, Budgets N500bn for Social Welfare

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

FG Files Six-count Charge against Dokpesi for Money Laundering

Again, S’Court Asks FG, States to Settle Dispute over SWF out of -Court

Saraki Absolves Self of N310m Robbery

Fashola: FG to Prioritise Infrastructure Projects, Reintroduce Highway Tolls

Fire Guts Top Floor of 35-storey NECOM House in Lagos

Biafra: Kanu Asks Court to Grant Him Bail

Groups Condemn Senate over Frivolous Petitions Bill

EFCC Reveals How Suswam, Okolobia Looted Benue

PDP: Under Buhari, Nigeria Has Witnessed the Gloomiest Festive Season

Yoruba Leaders Advocate Constitutional Reforms to Address Separatist Agitation

Troops Intercept Fleeing Boko Haram Terrorists at Pulka

Senate to FG: Review Nigeria’s Foreign Policy in Hostile Countries

FG Approves Conduct of 2015 Promotion Exams for Workers

NOUN Does Not Encourage Students’ Unionism, Says VC

Cultists Invade Lagos community, Kills Four, Injures 20

Boko Haram: NSCDC Deploys 5,000 for Post-terrorism in North-east

Nigerian Students Stranded in Cuba Over Non-payment of Allowances

Navy Impounds Five Ships Laden with N240m Stolen Diesel

Lagos Creates Online Platform For State Laws Since 1967

VC: OAU First Class Graduates Will no Longer Get Automatic Employment

COP 21: Amosun Advocates Return to Agro-Forestry

Appeal Court Hears 5 Appeals against Akwa Ibom Guber Poll

Buhari Submits MTEF to N’Assembly, Budgets N500bn for Social Welfare

AMCON Debtors Struggling to Repay Loans Amid Economic Slump

CSOs Storm Parliament, NPAN, NLC Warn Against Anti-Social Media Bill

Refugee Kids Bring David Miliband to His Knees in Nigeria

British Couple Jailed for Six Years for Enslaving Nigerian

The Industry Minister and Jobs

Boko Haram: NSCDC Deploys 5000 for Post-Terrorism in North-east

Charge Bafarawa to Court Now, Family Tells EFCC

FG Prioritises Completion of Existing Projects

Dasuki Opposes FG's Move to Revoke Bail

Nigerian Troops Intercept Fleeing Boko Haram Terrorists in Borno Town

Promote Religious Harmony, Tambuwal Urges Xtian Pilgrims Commission

IPAC Backs Buhari's Anti-graft Drive

EFCC Testifies How Suswam, Okolobia Looted Benue State

Biafra: Kanu Asks Court to Set Aside DSS’ 90 Days Detention Period

We'll Decimate Boko Haram By December, FG Insists

Kano Igbos Distance Selves from Agitation for Biafra

LASG Reels out Anti-terror Measures Ahead of Yuletide

Monday, December 07, 2015

Former Kano Pillars Star, Haruna, Dies

Toure Back as City Target Winning Group

INEC Declares Bayelsa Election Inconclusive, Dickson Extends Lead

FG Proposes N6tn Budget for 2016, Pegs Oil Benchmark at $38

Ife Celebrates as New Ooni is Installed

FG Unbundles PIB, New Draft Splits NNPC

Buhari Distances Self from Senate’s Anti-Social Media Bill as Protests Mount

$15m Bribery Allegation: Nuhu Ribadu Lied, Says Ibori

We Made Sacrifices to Save Nigeria from Collapse, Says Buhari

MTN’s Largest Shareholder, PIC Meets Telco’s Boss over Nigerian Fine

Money Laundering: Sule Lamido’s Son, Aminu Loses Appeal

Buhari: FG Can Modify December Deadline to Crush Boko Haram

Akwa Ibom Guber Poll: Appeal Court Panel to Sit Today

Chatham House: How Nigeria’s Informal Sector Can Drive W’Africa’s Self-sufficiency

84 Projects Abandoned by NDDC, Says Report on Niger Delta

Stop Accusing Buhari of Religious Politics, Says Osinkolu

Six Killed as Farmers, Herdsmen Clash in Benue

Judge Warns against Delay in Ex-NIMASA DG’s Trial

Witness Reveals How Ex-Gov Ohakim Gave Him N270m Cash for Abuja Property

Court Grants Honeywell Access to its Accounts

NNPC Will Never Succeed as Sole Importer of Petrol, Marketers Insist

Curbing Illegal Migration

Audu as Kogi’s Sacrificial Lamb

Frivolous Senators, Frivolous Bill

CORRUPTION AND THE JUDICIARY

2016 Budget: FG Proposes N6 Trillion Budget

Kashamu Floors Dapo Abiodun at Appeal Court

Fireman Dies, 5 Injured as Fire Razes Onitsha Market

Ooni of Ife Gets Staff of Office

Elections in Southern Ijaw Cancelled Due to Violence, Irregularities

Boko Haram: Army Guarantees Adequate Security in FCT for Yuletide

Power Tussle Rocks IPAC in C’River

Appeal Court Sacks Ekwunife, Orders Fresh Poll for Anambra Central

Security Tightened at Collation Centre as Police Warns against Demonstrations

PDP Wins Ogbia LGA in Bayelsa Guber Election

Sunday, December 06, 2015

Dickson in Slim Lead as Battle Shifts to Southern Ijaw

Okpella Community Welcomes Dangote Cement with Open Arms

Senate to Meet Emefiele on Oil Marketers’ Access to Forex

A New British-Nigerian Star is Born

Minimum Wage: NLC Asks Parties to Call Govs to Order

Military Resumes Strikes Deep in Sambisa Forest

Ooni's Coronation: Buhari, 25 Govs to Attend Presentation of Staff of Office Monday

Ooni’s Coronation: Buhari, 25 Govs to Attend Presentation of Staff of Office Today

FG Terms Pro-Biafra Protest Completely Legitimate

Rivers Renames Liberation Stadium, Old Aba Road after Gowon

FG Backtracks on December Deadline, Says Suicide Bombings May Continue

Transcorp Hotels Launches N9.75bn Bond

Ikpeazu’s Mum Passes on at 87

Kalu Condemns Violent Agitation for Self-determination, Urges Buhari’s Intervention

Saraki Lobbies French Parliament on Boko Haram, Economy, Lake Chad Project

A (Not so) Brief History of the Fall and Fall of the Nigerian Naira

Okonjo-Iweala: Nigeria, Others Require $250bn Annually to Fund Landscape Conservation

Senate: Those Opposed to Anti-Frivolity Bill Have Opportunity to Make Input

LASG: DPR, NPA Approved Tank Farms without Due Process

NMA Frowns at FG over Non-implementation of Medical Tax Promises to deal with negligent members

Expert Urges FG to Privatise Railways

Platini’s Lawyers Welcome 'Important Evidence' Document

French TV Claims Ronaldo in a Gay Relationship

BAYELSA GOVERNORSHIP RESULTS

Over 1,000 Security for Ooni’s Coronation

Uwazuruike Renames MASSOB, Now Biafra Independent Movement

Governor Ikpeazu’s Mum Passes on at 87

Royal Fathers Give UPU Factional Leaders Red Card

Boko Haram: Military Commences Strikes Deep into Sambisa Forest

Minimum Wage: NLC Urges APC, PDP to Call Governors to Order

NEMA, UN, Others to Provide Temporary Shelter to Over 2m IDPs in N'East

Sokoto to Declare State of Emergency in Education Sector

Two DSS, One Soldier Arrested Over Bureau De Change Robbery

The Year Ahead/Nigeria in 2016 (I): 16 Entities to Watch

INEC Declares Bello Kogi State Gov-elect, Tight Contest in Bayelsa

Saturday, December 05, 2015

DSS Discovers Boko Haram Cells in Abuja

Sixteen Entities To Watch

COP21: Saraki, Others, Advocate Safer, Cleaner Environment

One Campaign Co-founder, Bono Commends AFRIMA

President Approves Promotion of 907 FRSC Officers

Power: Osinbajo to Get BPE's Post-sales Assessment Report Soon

Osinbajo: FG’s Employment Policy to Focus on Youth

Eviction: Col Are Accuses DSS of Witch-Hunt

23 Years After, IBB Opens Up on Crashed Hercules C-130

NASU Reiterates Opposition to Removal of Fuel Subsidy

Probe Universities on Students’ Extortion, ASUU Urges FG

Buhari: Why I Enlisted Obasanjo’s Help on Guinea Bissau Crisis

Mama Awolowo's Victory over Death

UNIC Tasks FG on Clean Water, Sanitation

Olabisi Onasanya's Sterling Career

Roli Bode-George Smiles Again!

Still, Jonathan is Not the Real Issue

The Commonwealth as Scotland Assumes Office of Secretary-General

Mama Awolowo’s Victory over Death

FCT Minister Condoles with Nasarawa Govt on Emir's Death

Bamanga Tukur Alleges Attempt on His Life

Dogara Mourns Emir of Keffi

DSS Detects Boko Haram Cells Around the FCT

4 Killed in Bayelsa Guber Poll

Heavy Shooting Reported in Bayelsa

Card Reader again Fails at Jonathan's Polling Unit

Friday, December 04, 2015

Proud Being First Black Man Ranked 30 in World Table Tennis

Minimum Wage: NLC, NGF Set for Showdown as Fayose Dissociates Self

Bayelsa Votes Saturday! Dickson, Sylva, who wins?

MTN Fine: NCC Admits Error in Reduced Penalty

Court Clears the Way for Kogi Supplementary Poll

THE MATYRISATION OF NNAMDI KANU

Boko Haram: December Deadline Sacrosanct, Says CDS

FG to Audit N560bn East-west Road Project

Kachikwu Predicts Crude Oil Price Rise in 2016

Buhari Mourns Emir of Keffi, Chindo Yamusa

Anglican Archbishop Visits Kirikiri Female Prison, Commends DCP

Ahmed Approves N3.2b for Projects

‘Look Beyond Oil’

Onasanya, Arase Win Award

Assembly Stops Screening of Female Nominee

Ondo Fixes Date for Mare Festival

Catholic Varsity Honours Tambuwal

Former Adamawa Commissioner Jailed for 10 Years

NSA Funds: Court Orders EFCC to Produce Dokpesi

China Pledges $60bn Aid for African Countries

Medical Practitioners Move for Okorocha's Impeachment over Health Facilities

Information Minister Defends Buhari's Foreign Trips

Bomb Scare at Minna Friday Central Mosque

Kebbi Gov's Wife Preaches National Unity, Wants Regular Medical Checks for Women

Accidents: NYSC DG Warns Corps Members against Unnecessary Trips

Group to Revive Eastern Region Economy

Ex-NIMASA DG, Five Others Arraigned over Alleged Fresh N2.6bn Fraud

Ivory League Holds Lecture on Cancer

Tony Elumelu: A Proud Father at 52

Remembering Michael Anyiam-Osigwe

What Happened to Late Night with Nike Oshinowo?

What’s Happening at Jenny Ville?

Politicians Should Leave the Federal High Court Alone

Buhari’s Folly: I Saw It Coming

Nigeria’s Debt Management Model Excites African Countries

Kuku's Trial: South-West Youths Accuse FG of Persecution

Teachers Want Accountant General Probed Over N44m Extra Loan Deduction.

Wife of Ebola Survivor Delivers Baby Girl in First Consultants Hospital

How Audu Died Trying to Live His Dream

Ovienmhada? Decompresses with Tennis

Thursday, December 03, 2015

INEC Distributes Sensitive Materials for Tomorrow’s Bayelsa, Kogi Polls

EFCC Arraigns Ex-NIMASA DG, Nine Others over Alleged N1.153bn Scam

Court to Rule Friday on Kogi Governorship Election

Court to Rule Today on Kogi Governorship Election

Dasuki Denies Snitching on Anyone

Senate Asks FG to Reintroduce Tolls on Highways

CCT Trial: Supreme Court Reserves Judgment in Saraki’s Appeal

$2bn Arms Deal: NLC Tasks FG on Thorough Investigation, Suggests Capital Punishment

Again, Buhari, Saraki Meet behind Closed Doors

House Revisits Sale of NITEL/MTEL by BPE

Osun Traditional Council Vows Not to Attend Ooni’s Coronation

Absence of AGF, Petitioner Stalls House Probe of CCT Chair

Ogunbiyi Replaces Mama HID Awolowo as New Iyalode of Remo

Prices of Building Materials Skyrocket as Fayose, Tipper Owners Settle Crisis

Fayose Suspends SSG, Orders HoS to Oversee Office

Obiano Presents N101.4bn Budget for 2016

Army to Partner Security Agencies in Fight against Kidnappings in Rivers

Florence: A Woman of Substance

MTN to Seek Further Reduction of N680bn Fine, Nigerian Executives Resign

Minimum Wage: We Either Review or Downsize, Says Yari

Northern Govs, Sultan Call for Calm over Pro-Biafra Protest

FIFA Vice-presidents Held in Zurich

Global Terror Threat and Safety of Air Travellers in Nigeria

Dasuki Denies Ever Implicating Anyone in Probes

Appeal Court Upholds Dankwambo's Victory

N1.04trn Fine?: MTN Nigeria Chief Executives Resign

Court Finds Oscar Pistorius Guilty of Murder

NCC Reduces MTN Fine to $3.4bn

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Subsidy Claims by Oil Marketers Rise to N1.7tn in Three Years

DSS Moves Dasuki to EFCC

Kogi: Concern Mounts over Validity of Yahaya Bello’s Candidacy

Buhari to Negotiate Railway, Power Projects with Chinese Leader in S’Africa

How DSS Forcibly Ejected Its Former DG from Residence

Residents Panic as Lion Escapes from Jos Wildlife Park

Pro-Biafra Protest Turns Bloody in Anambra, Nine Protesters, Two Policemen Killed

Call Oshiomhole to Order, Okonjo-Iweala Urges FG

Transparency Int’l Rates Police as Most Corrupt Institution in Nigeria, Others

CJN Challenges Public to Come Forward with Evidence against Corrupt Judges

Troops Apprehend Potential Child Suicide Bomber

Buratai Warns Troops against Misconduct After Gulak, Gajigana Attacks

Senate Summons TETFund Boss over Alleged Misappropriation of N1tn

Senate Asks FG to Reverse Lifting of Ban on Rice Importation

ECOWAS Court Orders Nigeria to Account for five men Missing in Police Custody

Suspected Stowaway Arrested at MMIA as Passenger Dies Onboard Flight

Corruption Greatest Enemy of Progress, Says ICPC Boss

Nigeria, Global Good Fund Partner on Technological Solutions in Agriculture, Health Sectors

Abduction: Falae Identifies Suspects in Court

Over 1,000 Policemen Lost to Insurgency - Borno CP

Plateau: Security Task Force Recovers 169 Cows, 44 Sheep from Rustlers

GEJ at 58: Jonathan Commends Well Wishers, Pledges to Remain Committed to Good Causes

Sokoto to Explore Revenue Sources for Better Future

Lai Mohammed: Fuel Shortages will Be over in Days

Abia to Grant Financial Autonomy to Judiciary

Wike: Rivers will Not Reduce Minimum Wage

Buhari and the Old Woman in Katsina

Does President Muhammadu Buhari Have A Conscience?

Waiting for Change in the Health Sector

Xmas: Delta Doles Out N200m to Fix Roads

Tambuwal: Sokoto Must Look Beyond Oil to Survive

Corruption War: Pass Audit Law, Auditor-General Tells NASS

Cameroon Kills 100 Boko Haram Militants, Frees 900 Hostages in Military Operation

Kogi: APC Faces Major Dilemma over Absence of Running Mate

As OPEC President, Kachikwu Targets Removal of 1.5mbpd Excess Crude from Market

Dokpesi, Bafarawa Arrested, Dasuki Taken into Custody

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

US Names Two Boko Haram Leaders for Sanctions

Abiola and Odunsi Bag Lifetime Achievement Awards at 24th DAME

N’Assembly Passes N574bn Supplementary Budget House wants release of LGA funds to elected chairmen

Shettima Gives C’ttee Three Days to Confirm Abduction of Teenage Girls in Borno

Buhari Asks Developed Countries to Raise $14bn to Save Lake Chad

Again, Pro-Biafra Agitators Shut down Aba, Onitsha

Buhari Congratulates Burkina Faso’s New President

Court Restrains Lagos Govt from Prosecuting Synagogue Engineers

House Queries NERC for Fixing Own Emoluments, Chairman Remains Silent on Severance Pay

Nigerian Appointed Advisor to South Sudan Debt Office

Homosexuality Blamed for Rising New HIV Infections

NGO Appeals to Rich Nigerians to Assist PLWH

US Advises FG on How to Solve its Energy Challenges

Ambode to Host Annual Security Town Hall Meeting on December 15

BUA Group’s Workers Protest, Shuts down Company’s Operations

Court Bars FG from Seizing Kashamu’s Assets

ITF Clears Air over Corruption Allegations

Saraki Bemoans Death of Students in Inferno, Calls for Thorough Investigation

Ortom Appoints Wife to Tackle HIV/AIDS in Benue

Ishaku’s Wife Shocked over HIV/AIDS Prevalence Rate in Taraba

Customs Plans Summit with S'East Govs, Igbo Traders, Others 2016

State Assembly Speakers Seek Financial Autonomy

Group Calls for Okorocha's Impeachment over closure of Health Facilities

Osinbajo Wants Easy Access to Funds for Small Scale Businesses

Nigerians Must Feel Impact of Anti-corruption War, Says Maitama Sule

Ekiti Head of Service Wants Labour Matters Delisted from Exclusive List

IMF Welcomes Yuan to Reserve Currency Basket

Minister: I’ll Leavae FCT Better Than I Met it

New UNICAL VC Assumes Office

Aregbesola at Kumuyi’s Crusade, Calls for Spiritual Intervention for Nigeria

CPC, 13 others Named Most Outstanding Institutions

NEMA: 410 Births, 187 Marriages Recorded in IDP Camps

When a Judge Jumps into the Arena

Burden of the Jonathan Presidency

Forcing the Hand of the Supreme Court

Finally, Reality Dawns on Buhari

Remembering Lawal Nine Years After

Essien Assumes Office as New Vice-Chancellor of Uniuyo

IPMAN Pledges to Support FG to Ease Petrol Scarcity

Access Bank Shut as Enraged Customer Begins Execution of N636m Credit Judgment

CBN: Banks, Financial Institutions Aiding Boko Haram Operations

NEMA: 410 Births, 187 Marriages Occurred in IDP Camp in Two Months

Buhari Asks Developed Countries to Raise $14 Billion to Save Lake Chad

Arms Deal: DSS Arrests Sambo Dasuki

Monday, November 30, 2015

APC Settles for Bello, Faleke Kicks, Declares Self Governor-elect

Ex-Finance Minister, Yuguda, Bafarawa’s Son, Others Arrested over $2bn Arms Deals

N’Assembly Increases Fuel Subsidy to N521bn

Seven Kano Female Students Killed in Dormitory Fire

Police Allay Concern over Purported Attack on Jonathan

FG to Commence Registration of Unemployed Nigerians Nationwide

Nigeria States Commitment to Greenhouse Gases Emission Reduction

Adeosun: Radical Intervention Required to Manage Cost of Governance

Court Reserves Judgment in PDP Chairmanship Tussle

Tambuwal: Govs Yet to Take Decision on Minimum Wage

Army Arrests Many Dislodged Boko Haram Suspects, 15 Vandals in Lagos

Agbara Robbery: Police Arrest Two, Recover Four Gunboats, Military Uniforms, Rifles

MASSOB Boils as Splinter Group Expels Uwazuruike

Dambazau Expresses Concern over IG’s Absence at Ministry’s Functions

CJN Blames Failure to Prosecute Corrupt Politicians on Lack of Political Will

Okonjo-Iweala: SERAP is a Compromised Civil Society Group

Buhari Urged to Borrow Ovienmhada’s Solutions to Nigeria’s Problems

FG Targets Reduction of Substandard Goods to 15% by 2016

Minister Expresses Worry over Non-functioning FCT Streetlights

Dwindling Oil Revenue: Okowa Challenges Navy on Maritime Security

CG: Why Fire Fighters are Ineffective

Air Force Promotes 153 Senior Officers

Entwistle: US Commits$65bn to Support HIV/AIDS Response Globally

Rivers: NJC Extends Appointments of Acting Chief Judge, President, Customary Court of Appeal

Insecurity: FG, Army Vow to Deal with Human Rights Violators

Ishaku Confirms Filing Notice of Appeal against Tribunal Ruling

Minister Warns Contractors against Poor Quality Jobs in N’Delta

The Sameness of Change

Rigan Games Kicks off in Zaria