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This Day News Archive for February 2016Rss

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Dasuki Blames Ordeal on Buhari

Ooni has Never been Quizzed by EFCC, Say Ife Royal Families

Lagos hails judgement

Infantino Replaces Blatter as New FIFA President

‘Life Returning Back to Parts of Borno State as Security Stabilises’

Air Force Bursts Job Recruitment Syndicate

Metuh Made References to Jonathan in Torn Statement

3 in DSS Net over N4bn Bribe Allegation Against DG

Okorocha Urges NDDC to Focus on Big Projects

3 Men, Aged 58-70 Arrested for Raping 15-Year Old Girl

Our Meeting with Buhari Not About Saraki, Says Oyegun

Friday, February 26, 2016

Maktoub Partners Arik Airlines

‘76’: The Movie

Frampton Predicts Dominant Victory against Quigg

Thrilling Euro 2016 Tournament Awaits DStv Compact Subscribers

Nigerian Helicopter Crashes in Benin Republic

Truncated Dreams: UNILAG Students Demand Justice

The Dilemma of Anti-Corruption Crusaders

Pension Funds are Safe Under PTAD, Says DG

FG to Tackle Poverty Headlong, Says Osinbajo

70-year Old Man, 2 Others Arrested for Raping 15-year old Girl

Reverend King to Die by Hanging, Says Supreme Court

Ibas Charges Troops to Eliminate Pipeline Vandalism, Crude Oil Theft

El-Rufai Signs New Tax Law to Improve Revenue Generation

IGP Commiserate with Families of Bomb

Africa’s Ministers Move to Bridge Widening Rural-Urban Gap

Buhari Behind My Ordeal Says Dasuki

Buhari to Convene National Economic Conference in March

House, Mark Condemn Atagu Killings as Death Toll Hits 100

Fuel Scarcity Looms as FG Seeks to Swap More Oil

Lagos to Upgrade National Museum to World Standard

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Ambode’s Poor Response to Otodo-Gbame Deaths

Court Strikes out Etisalat’s Suit against MTN over Visafone Acquisition

I.5m Students to Sit for 2016 UTME

EFCC Arrests Businessman, Chidi Amamgbo

Magu Assures Judges, Lawyers He is Not Impugning Their Integrity

CJN Replies NBA, Says Lawyers Seeking to Be Justices Not Assessed on Judgments Delivered

Court to Rule on Metuh’s No Case Submission March 9

FG Laments Poor Public Support for Anti-graft War

Highway Engineers Partner AG-Dangote on Concrete Road

NUC Says UI is Best University in Nigeria

Dismissed Soldiers Protest their Non-reinstatement

Ogoni Killings: Military Didn’t Inform Govt of Operations in Yeghe, Says Wike

Fowler Tasks Plateau State on Potential to Generate Internal Revenue

Third Republic Lawmakers Seek Payment of Entitlements

Osinbajo, Tambuwal’s Wives Meet, Discuss Women, Children’s Welfare

N’Assembly Asks Buhari to Allocate 10% of 2016 Budget to Agric

Saraki Laments Outbreak of Lead Poisoning in Niger State

Buhari Says Education is Key to Defeating Terrorists

FG Rules out Permanent Camps for IDPs

LASG Deplores Incessant Attacks on Public Servants

Inventor Weeps in Minister’s Office for Lack of N15m to Commercialize Escalator

PDP House Caucus: Anti-corruption Battle Losing Appeal

30 Children Die as Diarrhea Spreads in Imo

Supreme Court Decides Rev King's Fate this Friday

NEMA Confirms Four Killed in Adamawa Explosion, 20 Injured

Dismissed Soldiers Protest Non-reinstatement

Legislators Say Niger Gov Lacks Courage to Fight Corruption

Osun Health Crisis: NMA Urges Buhari, APC to Call Aregbesola to Order

Budget: House Committees to Submit Reports Latest Friday

House Condemns Agatu Killings, Wants Increased Military Presence

Tambuwal, Osinbajo's Wives Move to Improve Children, Woman's Welfare

Bomb Blast Kills Several People in Adamawa

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

APC Leaders Meet on S’Court Judgments, Economy, Others

Nigeria, Qatar Push for Oil Output Cuts to Raise Prices

MTN Shares Rise on Move to Reach Amicable Resolution on N1.04tn Fine

Buhari Vows to Punish Officials Who Padded Budget

UNILAG Produces First Graduate with a Perfect 5.0 CGPA

WAEC Registrar Denies Asking Finance Minister to Retake GCSC

Senate Slashes N7.6bn TSA Charges to N656.5m

EFCC Arrests PDP Deputy National Chairman, Uche Secondus

NACA: 1.8m Nigerians Urgently Need N57.6m for NIV Treatment

Death Toll Increases in Fulani, Agatu Crises

The Economy Could Get Worse, Warns El-Rufai

Building Collapse: Two S’African Children Sue Synagogue Church over Father’s Death

House to Investigate $260m Usan Deep Water Contract Award

Buratai: Newly Acquired Equipment will Boost War against Terror

Rickey Tarfa Makes U-Turn, Withdraws Suit against EFCC, Others

NBA Accuses Leadership of Judiciary of Deliberately Excluding Senior Advocates as Justice of Supreme Court

Family of Electrocuted Eight-year Old Gets N18m Compensation from Abuja Disco

Anyaoku, Odumakin Differ on Devaluation, Agree on Federalism

Buhari: Agric will Be Developed to Cushion Effects of Lower Oil Price

Jonathan Congratulates Shagari at 91

NAMA Denies Leadership Tussle in Agency

Buratai: War against Boko Haram, Now at Mop up Phase

Shiite, Army Clash: Again, Investigative Panel Fails to Sit

LASU Suspends 11 Students over Student’s Death

Five Nigerian Chess Masters Bag FIDE Title

Senate Slashes N7.6 \bn TSA Charges to N656.5m, Orders Termination of Systemspecs' Contracts

NACA: 1.8m Nigerians Urgently Need N57.6m for Treatment

Buratai: Introduction of Newly Acquired Equipment will Boost War Against Terror

Shittu: Ministry Studying Payment of N50bn by MTN

PDP Condemns Clampdown on Its Leaders

AI Releases Annual Report, Insists Military Commited Gross Human Rights Violations

Protest in Asaba Over Delta Traditional Stool

Buratai Vows to Rescue Chibok Girls, All Other B’Haram Captives

Jonathan’s ADC Sues EFCC For N100 Million Damages

Budget: 11 House Members Tackle Marafa over 'Unpatriotic' Comments

CDS: Military on High Alert to Combat Militancy in Niger Delta

Shiite-Army Clash: Again, Panel Unable to Sit

Anyaoku, Odumakin Urge True Federalism, Differ on Devaluation

Economy Could Get Worse, Says El-Rufai

Tension in Ekiti Town over Cult Attack

Ambode: Foreign Exchange Crisis Won’t Last Forever

EFCC arrests PDP Deputy National Chairman, Uche Secondus

MTN Withdraws Suit Instituted against NCC, Pays N50bn in Good Faith

Speculators Get Their Fingers Burnt, Naira Strengthens to N310/$

PDP Reaches Partial Truce on Sheriff, Fixes Convention for May

Alison-Madueke Refutes Claims She Awarded $24bn Oil Swaps without Contracts

Lagos to Establish First DNA Forensic Lab in Nigeria

Village Head Arrested for Infecting 13-year-old Girl with HIV

ASUU Declares 2016 Budget a Big Failure

FG Explores Expansion of MCAs to Fund JV Cash Calls

Nigerian Army Explains Why It Raided Bori

Outrage as Pensioner Dies during Screening in Edo

Buhari Appoints Ex-THISDAY Editor, Waziri Adio Executive Secretary of NEITI

EFCC Interrogates Another Senior Lawyer, Obla, over Halliburton Bribery Scandal

TUC Serves FG Notice on Upward Review of Minimum Wage

Senate Considers Suspension of Marafa Today as His Supporters Protest against Saraki

Togolese Govt Stops NLC President, Wabba from Entering Country

UniOsun Appoints Owoseni Advancement Board Member

Anti-graft War: FG Has Not Violated Anybody’s Rights, Says Lai Mohammed

Workers Shut down PPPRA as Another Executive Secretary Emerges

EFCC Set to Prosecute Moro, Others, Prepares 11-count Charge against Them

Airtel Supports 2016 Lagos Social Media Week

Ubah: I’m Ready to Forfeit My Assets if I Don’t Stabilise Naira

Corruption: Lulu, Ogunjobi, Others Lose Bid to Stop Trial

Liberia to Support Nigeria’s Counter-Terrorism Efforts in W/Africa

Tension as Water Producers Plan to Increase Price of Sachet Water in Osun

Amnesty Raises the Alarm over Worsening Human Rights Situation across the Globe

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

NIMASA Corruption Scandal: another Witness Testifies on Sharing of N121m

Poor Funding May Affect 2017 Census Says NPC

PPMC’s Private Pipeline Security Nabs Oil Thieves in Ogun

New GMD/CEO for Primewaterview

Arms Deal: EFCC Tenders More Evidence against Former PDP Chairman, Son

Police to Arraign DPO for Complicity in Kidnapping, Murder, Illegal Possession of Arms

AUN Offers Free Education to 200 Displaced Children?

Buhari Turns Down Invitation to Join Coalition of Islamic States Against Terror

Nigeria, Others Urged to Securitise Remittances for Development

Aluko: Govt Agencies Should Not Impose Fines Outside Ambit of the Law

Kachikwu: Transcending the Oil Cabal

FG Probes Jonathan’s Agric GES Scheme

Boko Haram’s Atrocities against Children

Buhari Appoints New Board for NEITI, Names Waziri Adio Executive Secretary

Liberia to Support Nigeria's Counter-Terrorism Efforts in W/Africa

Poor Funding May Affect 2017 Census, Says NPC

ASUU Declares 2016 National Budget a Big Failure

Two Contentious Acting Heads Spark Workers’ Protest, Shutdown of PPPRA

TSA Now Working for Universities - FUT Minna VC

Buhari Rejects Invitation to Join Coalition of Islamic States against Terror

Borno Explains 450 IDPs Deaths, Says 98 Kids Died of Malnutrition

Togolese Government Stops NLC President, Wabba from Travelling

Ubah: Am Ready to Forfeit My Assets if I Don't Stabilise Naira

CAN Chairmanship Elections Should Not Cause Acrimony, Says Dogara

Ekiti Obas Deny Rift With Fayose Over Aluko

Village Head Arrested for Infecting 13yr-old Girl with HIV

LASG to Establish DNA Forensic Centre to Boost Criminal Investigation

FG Determined to Stop Powerful People from Sinking Nigeria- Lai Muhammed

Magnus Abe’s Office Attacked

Monday, February 22, 2016

Crude Oil Price Rises by over 6%

Buhari’s Oil Agenda in Saudi Arabia

Ogor: 2016 Budget is Worst Ever Since 1999

Nigerian, Akinwande, to Get Highest Research Award from Obama

Army Sacks Railway Police Station Umuahia

Adoke Writes Osinbajo on Malabu Oil Deal

Ex-minister Moro, Former Interior Perm Sec, Director in EFCC Net

Tompolo Denies Link with Threats to Blow Oil Installations in Niger Delta

How Measles Killed 17 Children in Lagos Community

Oil Swap Probe: House C’ttee Slates March 2 to Grill Alison-Madueke

Amaeachi: FG to Reconnect Railway with Seaports

FG Proposes to Complete, Equip Zik’s Mausoleum with N1.2bn

THISDAY News Editor Wins Human Rights Award

Marafa Shuns Senate Ethics Committee

Buhari Releases N22bn to NDDC

Wike Directs Security Clampdown on Violent Crimes

Navy Arrests Six Ghanaian, Nigerian Pirates, Recover Oil Vessel

Okonjo-Iweala Highlights Path to Sustainable Economic Development

Police Treat 1,946 Public Complaints against Policemen in 100 Days

Borno Reopens Schools, Commences Relocation of IDPs

Senate Committee Deplores Untidy State of FCT, Gives Councils 21 Days for Clean-up

Moro, Others in EFCC’s Net for Recruitment Scandal

Teenage Ubulu-Uku Monarch Counts on God for Successful Reign

Oil Swap Probe: Committee Slates March 2nd to Grill Alison-Madueke

PDP Urges Wike to Recover Rivers’ Stolen Funds

Tompolo Denies Link with Threats to Blow Up Oil Installations in N'Delta

Olonisakin: Nigeria Committed to Global Peace and Security

Absence of Shiites Stalls Sitting of Investigative Panel

FG Proposes to Complete, Equip Zik’s Mausoleum With N1.2bn

Lagos Identifies Measles as Cause of Death of 17 Children in Riverine Community

ASUU Flays Oshiomhole for Demolishing UNIBEN Staff Quarters

Fayose’s Opposition to TSA is Ploy to Loot Ekiti - APC

Ebri Advocates National Economic Recovery Fund

Fayose: Buhari’s Forex Policy Killing States, LGs

Soyinka: Politicians Supported Boko Haram in Their Lust for Power

Oil Swap Probe: House Committee Summons Alison-Madueke

David Mark Returns to Senate, Calls for Reconciliation after Victory

Ekiti Leads in Open Defecation in Nigeria

Northern Clerics Canvass Amnesty Programme for Boko Haram Insurgents

Sunday, February 21, 2016

NCAA Issues Safety Directives on Sikorsky Helicopters

Returning Loot May Not Save Suspects from Prosecution, Says Magu

CAN Presidency: Intrigues Intensify as Oritsejafor Quits in July

NBA Mourns as Most Senior Member Dies without SAN Award

Tompolo Appeals Warrant of Arrest

Cambridge University’s Bronze Cockerel Must Go Back to Nigeria, Students Say

450 Children Died of Malnutrition in 28 IDP Camps in Borno

AUN Offers Free Education to 200 Displaced Children

Ohanaeze, Arewa Form Alliance, Hail Buhari’s Fight against Corruption, Insurgency

Air Traffic Controllers Support FG’s Plan to Sanitise Aviation Sector

Group asks NJC to investigate Justice Yunusa over abuse of power

Ex-Jonathan Aide Faults Defection of PDP Chieftains to APC

Kuku: N1tn Election Fund was Not Disbursed Through Amnesty Office

The Groove is Back at the Onikan Water Front

Ahmed Lawan Kuru: The Change Agent at AMCON

An Open Letter to Mr. President

Save Us from Gas Flaring, Delta Communities Cry Out

Scrap Almajiri Schools System Now, Ganduje Tells FG

Kuku: N1tr Election Fund Not Disbursed Through Amnesty Office

Kanu’s Detention Undermines Peace, Security, Abia Royal Fathers Tell Buhari

?Group Wants Sayawa Youth Cautioned against Breach of Peace in Tafawa Balewa

Northern Clerics Suggest Presidential Amnesty Programme for Boko Haram Terrorists

Buhari’s Forex Policy Killing States, LGs, Says Fayose

Police Arrest DPO for Complicity in Kidnapping, Murder, Illegal Possession of Arms

Imo PDP Carpets Okorocha, INEC for Postponed Rerun Election

Military Arrests Boko Haram Suspects in IDP Camp

Buhari on Week-long Visit to Saudi Arabia, Qatar

2.5bn People Lack Access to Improved Sanitation Globally – UNICEF, EU

Amid Protests, JAMB Insists on Closure of Sale of Forms

FCT Minister Tasks Board on Early Preparation for Christian Pilgrimage

Electricity Tariff: Interrogating The Scope of the Senate’s Oversight Responsibility

On the Need for Import Substitution

Eight Months After, Buhari Moves to Bring in New Blood

Celebrating Leo Stan Ekeh at 60

A Case for Establishment of Nigerian Charity Commission

Boutros - Ghali’s Era and Future of the UN

For the Umpteenth Time, Buhari Rules out Naira Devaluation

Saturday, February 20, 2016

David Mark Wins Rerun Election

2016 Budget Was not Padded, Information Minister Insists

Masari: States Facing Collapse over Finances

Nigerian Military Blocks Boko Haram Logistic Corridor, Intensify Mop-up Operations

Making Our Democracy Work for the Masses

Army: AI Officials Wept after Watching Videos of Boko Haram Atrocities

Modu Sheriff Not Good as PDP Chairman, Says Fani- Kayode

Ben Bruce at 60 is a Gift to Bayelsa, Ijaw Nation, Says Dickson

UK Injects £89m to Fight Malaria, Mosquito-related Diseases in Nigeria

Buhari Pledges Improved Education, Makes Ooni UNN Chancellor

Dredgers Association Sues Lagos for Contempt over its Operations

ActionAid: Proposed N76bn for Agric Sector Grossly Inadequate

FG, Rwanda, Guinea Fine-tune Framework for Development of Science, Technology

Mimiko to Unveil Mega School

FCDA - Kuruduma Allottees Dispute: Court Adjourns for Judgment

Expectations Heighten over Mothers Day

Naira: A Currency Under Pressure

Examining PPMC’s Role in Fuel Distribution

JSP, Sesema PR, Others Pitch for Reckitt Benckiser Account

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Ben Bruce is Gift to Bayelsa, Ijaw Nation - Dickson

FG Designs Framework for Impactful Solutions to Nigeria’s Development Challenges

Momodu Flays Buhari Govt’s Fixation with Jonathan

FCT Minister Promises to Sustain Environmental Sanitation Campaign

TIME TO END THE BLAME GAME

Modu Sheriff: I'm Neither Founder Nor Sponsor of Boko Haram Sect

LCCI: There is Total Collapse of Confidence in Economy

There was no Election in Rivers, Peterside Insists

Abducted Jonathan’s Nephew Found Dead in Bayelsa River

Looted Funds: We Must not Make Excuses for the Corrupt

Police Douse Tension between Herdsmen, Ethiope Communities

NBA Restates Zero Tolerance for Corruption

Osun Seals Globacom over N532m Unpaid Tax

Primate Urges More Support for Underprivileged

Bauchi Police, LG Ministry Partner on Fighting Crime

ITF: No Confusion over Hand-over, Says Ex-DG

Court Confiscates Tompolo's Properties

Friday, February 19, 2016

Senior Lawyer, Tarfa Admits Paying N225,000 to Judge

Olugbo-in-Council Debunks Arrest Oba Akinruntan by EFCC

Udom Performs Ground Breaking of Medical City

NEMSA Vows to Sanction DISCOs over Bad Network Installations

Umahi Suspends LG Chairman over Alleged Church Demolition

Gov. Dickson Appoints Agbo Special Adviser

Tambuwal Holds Low-key Wedding in Kano

Power Without Knowledge

Rundown of Glam Moments at Grammys 2016

Alibaba Kicks Off Music, Comedy Concert

Anti-Corruption: The Series

‘True Lies’ about the Witchcraft of Change

Fraud: Ekiti Suspends Forest Officers for Conniving with Timber Contractors

Ekiti Citizens in US Write APC, Want Virile Opposition against Fayose

Poor Economy: Gov Abubakar Resorts to Twitter to Market Bauchi State

Naira Appreciates to N371/$1 on Parallel Market

Keep Your TSA, We Are Not Interested, Fayose Tells FG

Umahi Suspends LG Chairman for Alleged Church Demolition

Poor Economy: Tambuwal Holds Low-key Wedding to Second Wife

Resuscitation of a Waning Force

A Culture of Political Indiscretion

More Cash Helping to Pull NPFL in Right Direction

Manufacturing, the FX Situation and the Nigerian Economy

Lagos Light Rail Will be Functional by December, Says Ambode

Thursday, February 18, 2016

FG, States Meet to Address Emerging Socio-Economic Challenges

FG, States Meet to Address Emerging

FG Earmarks N120bn for Lagos-Kano-Calabar Standard Railway Tracks

Royal Rumble in Ondo as So-called Lower Graded Monarchs Challenge Council of Obas

Manufacturing, the FX situation and the Nigerian Economy

Auditor-General: 2016 Appropriation Bill was Not Predicated on Zero-based Budgeting

Buhari Promises to Abide by Rule of Law in Corruption Fight

Sheriff, PDP Engaging in Wishful Thinking, Says APC

Ooni Becomes Chacellors of UNN

Ehwerhe Community Meets on Terrorism

Fire Razes Kano Singer Market, Billion of Naira Lost

EFCC Accuses Rickey Tarfa of Bribing a Judge

War against Corruption: Falana, Others Flay Colleagues for Embarrassing the Profession

Obasanjo, British American Tobacco and Blood Money

‘I Want to Raise Young Dependable Leaders’

As Bristow Contends with Safety Issues

Nigerian Army, AI Disagree over Extent of Investigation of Human Rights Violations

Contractor Collapses, Dies at National Assembly

BRISTOW HELICOPTER CRASHES: MATTERS ARISING

Obaship Crisis: Indigenes Storm Assembly to Demand Recognition For Monarch

Royal Rumble in Ondo as Non-Grade A Monarchs Challenge Council of Obas

Military Clears More Boko Haram Enclaves, Rescues 195 Captives

Buratai: Army to Investigate All Cases of Human Rights Complaints

IPOB, Firearms: IG Warns against Daring Security Agents

Fire Razes Kano Commodities Market

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

In Show of Strength, FirstBank, Zenith Lead in Forex Allocation from CBN

FG Asks UK for Lloyd’s Assistance on Vessel Owners Operating in Nigeria

Nigerian Students at Canadian University Struggle to Pay Tuition in Wake of Dollar Scarcity

Oil Prices Rally as Iran Gives Freeze Plan Cautious Welcome

Female Passenger Dies in Toilet at Lagos Airport

Suspending Electricity Tariff Hike will be Costly for Nigeria, Discos Tell Senators

Boko Haram Camps in Sambisa, Alagarno Forests Destroyed, Says Army

Money Laundering: FG Awaits S’Court Ruling to Resume Orji Kalu’s Trial

Gunmen Abduct Jonathan’s Foster Father

ECOWAS Court to Deliver Judgment on Dasuki’s Suit

Court Strikes out Oduah’s Suit to Stop Probe

House Suspends Plenary Thursday

Arms Deal: CJ Reassigns Case against Dokpesi to Another Judge

Amnesty Office to Disarm 1,500 Militants in Arepo

N1.5bn Subsidy Scam: Tukur, Others Lose Bid to Quash Charges

Shiites Accuse Police for Denying Lawyers Access to Zakzaky

Amnesty Fraud: You Can Be Investigate, Arrested, Court Tells Kuku

Court Sentences Two Men to Death by Hanging for Armed Robbery

N5.2bn Scam: Ex-Aviation Minister, Borishade Loses Bid to Stop Trial

Again, EFCC Chairman Flays Lawyers, Blames Them for Aiding Criminals

Don’t think of yourself alone, Aregbesola tells striking doctors

MMPN applauds Buhari over Dabiri-Erewa’s appointment

Burgeoning Free Readers

GUARDING AGAINST THE ZIKA VIRUS

The Assault on Supreme Court

FG Re-opens Orji Kalu's Trial

Gunmen Abduct 72-year-old Jonathan's Adopted Father

Justice Minister Asks NJC to Investigate Enugu Chief Judge for Misconduct

Prisoners Escape as Prison Vehicle Runs into Stationary Truck

Diezani Back-dated Crude Swap Contracts to Cover Period Without Agreements

Protest in Abuja over Sack of 13 Vice Chancellors

Arms Deal: Chief Judge Re-assigns Case against Dokpesi to Another Judge

Nigerian Army Destroys Boko Haram Camps in Sambisa, Alagarno Forests

Kachikwu's Shuttle Diplomacy May Pay off, Russia, S'Arabia Agree to Freeze Oil Output

A Divided PDP Picks Modu Sheriff as New Chairman

Woman Delivers Quintuplets in Ibadan, Husband Begs Govt for Support

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

I Didn’t Solicit for NIMASA’s N221m, Says EFCC Witness

Use Appropriate Force to Clampdown on Vandals, Cultists, Ambode Orders Security Agencies

Students Flee Campus as Gunmen Invade Plateau Community

Eze: I stood my Ground Amid Daunting Challenges

Tinubu: Poor Health Indexes, a Challenge for Buhari

Lassa Fever: Niger Delta States Benefit from NDDC Largesse

Outgoing BPE Boss Wants Critical Reform Bills Passed into Law

Despite Recent Attacks, FG Insists There’s No Resurgence of Boko Haram

Former Bread Seller, Olajumoke Turns Payporte, Stanbic IBTC Brand Ambassador

?Woman Delivers Quintuplets in Ibadan, Husband Begs Govt for Support

Stockbrokers As Oliver Twist

Enforcing Remittances of Workers' Pension Contributions

Cry Against Digitisaton of Museums

Okorocha Reconciles Ohaneze Factions

Okowa Commissions Chris Anyanwu's New FM Station in Asaba

USAID, Sokoto Govt to Train 2.1m School Children

Dasuki Accuses Government of Denying Him Opportunity to Prepare for His Trial

Buhari Sacks 26 Jonathan Appointees

S’Court: Why Petitions Against Okowa, Ajimobi, Udom, Gaidam were Dismissed

NNPC in Talks with IOCs, Banks to Finance New Drilling, Repay Debt

Is Nigeria Moving From Oil into Gold?

Pilot Complained of Instrument Failure before Ditching Ill-fated Bristow Helicopter

Senate Committee Told How Obasanjo, El-Rufai Awarded Abuja Rail Project without Design

FG Mobilises Military to Stop Sabotage of Oil Facilities

Panic Buying Weakens Naira to N340/$1 on Parallel Market

FG to End Presidential Amnesty Programme

Nigeria Committed to Free Trade, Says Buhari

Electricity Tariffs: Court Warns NERC against Disobeying Order

Camerounian Troops Hand over Suspected Terrorists to Nigerian Military

N3.1bn Benue Shares: Witness Says Suswam Ordered Payment of N1bn to Firm

Ndume: Senate Won’t Witness Rowdy Session Today over Saraki’s Trial

NJI to Tackle Lingering Energy Disputes

Wike Recalls Suspended Officials

Kano Govt Celebrates Murtala Muhammed

ITF Bags Double Int’l Awards

Minister Rallies Support for Military in War against Terror

PCN Commandant Lauds Senate for Resisting Attempt to Stall Bill

Okojie: NUC Won’t Compromise Standards in Research, Academics

Group Presents FoI, Whistle Blowers Bill to Lagos Assembly

S’Court Judgment: I will Continue to Thank God, Says Wike

Ondo: “Mad” Man Caught With 18 ATM Cards

CSO: 2016 Budget Contains N668.8bn Frivolous Expenditure

Nigeria, Japan to Firm up $800m Rehabilitation Credit for Jebba Power Plant

Borno Begins Relocation of Refugees from Schools

Monday, February 15, 2016

NEMA Distributes special need items in Maiduguri IDP camps

AG: Lagos Mobile Court will Respect Rights of Defendants

EFCC Arraigns Provost, Four Others for Multi-million Naira Fraud

Devaluation is Not the Magic Wand for Investors

Do We Have a Winning Strategy in the War against Corruption?

First Nigerian AFCON Scorer Ekpe is Dead

Why NBA is Investing in Property

Court Denies Ordering Demolition of Property, as Cleric Petitions Police

The Mining Indaba Conference

14 Ladies Who Deserve Our Love

Buhari Appoints New DG Budget, Special Adviser Planning

Assistant Commissioner of Police Drowns in Lagos Pool

Buhari appoints Abike Dabiri-Erewa SSA, Foreign Affairs/Diaspora

Camerounian Troops Hand Over Suspected Terrorists to Nigerian Military

Buhari: FG Mobilises Military to Stop Sabotage of Oil Facilities

Buhari Disengages 26 Agency Chiefs

FG Sacks Directors-General of NBC, NTA, Others

You and Abubakar Shekau are Not That Dissimilar

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Anambra, ABX, Others Begin $5.2bn Agro-Allied Export to EU

APC Pressure Mounts on Buhari to Sack Heads of Parastatals

Why the President is Reluctant to Back Devaluation

Ibori Trial: British MPs to Grill London Met Police Chief over Bribery Claims

Boko Haram Kills 30 in Attacks on Borno Villages

ISIS Makes Purported Nigerian Four-year-old Execute Prisoners

Finding a Remedy for Nigeria’s Troubled Currency

Okafor: Govt Must Protect Local Manufacturers

Health Workers to Embark on Nationwide Strike over Non-implementation of Agreements

Nigeria to Export Rice by 2019

FG, EU, UN, World Bank Rounds up Mission in North-east

Gaidam: Yobe Fully Liberated from Boko Haram

CISA Cautions against Unverified Stories, Fake Pictures against Military Officers

UAC Boss, Larry Ettah Canvasses for New Forex Policy

Northern Governors’ Forum to Set up C’ttee to Fast Track Collaboration with IDB

Falana to Sue FG over 3.5bn World Bank, Afdb Loans

Lassa Fever: 28 -year-old Lady Dies, Pregnant Woman Confirmed Positive

Gunmen Kidnap 85-year-old Mother of Wike’s Aide

Shi’ite, Army Clash: Centre Writes US Embassy over Iran’s Actions

Amnesty Office: HURIWA Calls for Immediate Investigation of Alleged N48bn Expenditures Scam

Again, Olujinmi, Akeredolu Write UCH, Demand Postmortem of Funmilayo

NUT, ALGON at Loggerheads over Removal of LTG, Annual Increment

Madam Monisola Obanla for Burial

Genocide: Cross River Community Petitions NHRC

PDP Tasks APC to Wait for Explanations before Castigating S’Court Verdicts

IG: Most Troublesome Herdsmen are Not Nigerians

CNPP Demands Reinstatement of Sacked NOUN VC, Others

Okorocha, El-Rufai Charge Leaders on Legacies

Groundbreaking for First Medical University Performed in Akwa Ibom

Omotola: Fashola Should Resign If Power Remains Epileptic for Two Years

Title-chasing Tottenham Dare Wounded Man City

Ken Nnamani’s Holier-than-thou Resignation

Guarded Optimism as Oil Prices Surge 12 % Friday

DIVORCE TALE! WHY THEY WANT GOVERNOR OSHIOMHOLE’S NEW WIFE, LARA OUT OF THE STATE HOUSE

Again, States Seek Another Bailout, Osun Worst Hit

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Buhari: Murtala was in a Hurry to Change Nigeria

$150m Can’t Disappear without Paper Trail, Amaechi Replies Wike

And Nuel Ojei, TY Danjuma Get the Fattest Bone…

Despite Minor Setbacks, Nigerian Military Rallies against Boko Haram

Recover Billions of Dollars Debt, Identify Change, Falana Tells FG

LG Caretaker Committees: FG May Withhold Council Funds

Buhari Mourns Hajia Koko, His N1m Campaign Donor

Suspected Cultists Kill 15 in Rivers

Probe NDDC, Rights Coalition Urges Buhari

Suspected Boko Hram Rustlers Invade Adamawa Villages, Cart Away over 1,000 Cows

Navy: Our Jetties Are Unsafe for Storing Weapons

Police Arrest Teenage Abductor of New-born in Yobe

In One Fell Swoop, FG Sacks 13 University VCs

Judiciary Will Not Escape Scrutiny, Says APC Zonal Vice Chairman

Adenuga Bags ‘Man of the Year’ Award

Ambode Laments Influx of Illegal Immigrants into Lagos

14 Powerful Ladies Who Need Love

Midstream Discharge and the Role of Cargo Tracking Note

APC was Relying on Lies, Propaganda and Federal Might to Take Rivers State, Instead of Proving Its Allegation of Over-voting

Bad Habits You Need To Get Rid Of

IBF Heavyweight Title: Fury Backs Martin to Beat Joshua

Budget 2016 Crisis and Embedded Extravagance

APC Never Tendered Proof of Violence, Over-Voting, Says Wike

EFCC Swoops on NAMA over Alleged Corrupt Activities

S’Court: Card Reader Cannot Supersede Electoral Register

Friday, February 12, 2016

Celebrating excellence...

Mother of Three Vomits Cocaine at Abuja Airport

Man 25, to Face Murder Charge for Killing Father

Buhari Partners Central Africa in Fight against Boko Haram

FG Owes Anambra N34bn on Federal Roads, Says Obiano

Kogi Police Kill Kidnappers in Camouflage, Rescue Victims

Dambazau Calls on Nigerians to Work for Peace

'I’m not Scared of Your Defection Threats'

Arrest Warrant: We’re Trailing Tompolo, Says Arase

APC not Denied use of Calabar Stadium, Says Duke

Juta Emerges Favourite for the Position of PDP National Chairman

Court Restrains EFCC from Arresting Rickey Tarfa

Developer Partners with Anambra Govt. to Develop 10,000 Homes

275 Suspected Boko Haram Detainees Released by Military

Encomiums as Olubadan is Buried; Osinbajo, Governors Pay tribute

'Why National Research Council met Once in 30 Years'

‘I Do Indoor Sports to Keep Healthy’

GOtv Meets Subscribers, Explains Benefits of Self-service Option

A PRESIDENT IN NEED OF DISCIPLES

Mr. President, Please Mind the Gap!

UK's DFID Signed MoU to Get £25m from Ibori's Assets Confiscation

Arrest Warrant: We Are Trailing Tompolo, Says IG Arase

Monarch May Be Docked Over Supremacy Battle

Stanbic IBTC, First Bank Lead in Forex Demand from CBN

S'Court Upholds Ishaku's Election, 'Mama Taraba' Remains Minister

Defence Minister: Police, NSCDC to Hold Grounds in Liberated Areas

Profit Motive Driving Oil Majors to Downsize, Says FG

US Pledges Support after Suicide Attack on IDP Camp

Buhari Resumes Work after Short Vacation

Okorocha, Labour Agree on Revenue Generation Formula

EFCC Summons Jonathan’s ADC, Head of DMI Replaced over Arms Scandal

Zika Virus: FG Gives Nigerian Olympic Contingent Clean Sheet to Brazil

Shiite Condemns Secret Trial of Its Members

Stop Mounting Road Check Points, IG Warns State CPs

FG Vows to Punish Banks Which Connive with Ghost Workers

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Total E&P Donates $500,000 to IDPs in North-east

FG, Japan Sign Agreement for Emergency Power Supply in Abuja

Akiolu Faults Eko Atlantic City Project, Threatens Court Action

Kaduna Sacks Headmaster, Suspends Others for Diverting Pupils’ Biscuits, Oranges

Nigerian Air Force Redeploys 66 Senior Officers

Buhari’s Presidency in Digital Diplomacy Era

Afe Babalola Varsity Alumni Condemns Students’ Attack

Dambazau: N4.8bn Security Equipment for Lagos Police Unprecedented in Nigeria

To Relax, Wada Plays Golf, Tennis and Reads

No Territory is Occupied by Boko Haram, Buhari Insists

S’Court Upholds Ishaku’s Election, ‘Mama Taraba’ Remains Minister

YabaTech Shut Down for Four Weeks after Students’ Protest

Teenage Suicide Bomber Got Cold Feet in Dikwa, Refused to Kill

City People Confers Man of the Year Award on Adenuga

Buhari’s Wife Charges States on Primary Health Care

Plateau Community Threatens Reprisal over Killing of Members

NCAA Fails to Refund Unspent N16bn to Federation Account

C’River Assembly Passes 2016 Budget, Slashes N47bn

Dickson Stops Borrowing to Pay Salaries, Says Bayelsans Should Prepare for Tough Times

Maritime Journalists Form Continental Body

Zika Virus: An Emerging Disease

Omron Healthcare Takes Low-Cost Hypertension Care to Community Pharmacies

Ki-Moon Told to Resign Over UN Gay Stamp Controversy

Osun Assembly Wades into Fountain University, Host Community Land Tussle

Buhari Resumes Work after a Short Vacation

Budget Fiasco: Budget Ministry Meets N’Assembly Leadership

Amnesty Office: This is Our Story

Supreme Court Upholds Ishaku's Election as Taraba Governor

Appeal Court Stops Nyako's Bid to Return as Governor but Nullifies his Impeachment

CPC? Orders MTN to Pay N1.85m to Subscriber

Death Toll in Dikwa IDP Camp Bombing Rises to 58

Kidnapped Mother of Taraba Deputy Governor Regains Freedom

Mastermind of Bayelsa Pipelines Bombing Arrested

200-bed Hospital Ready Soon in Damaturu, Says Gaidam

A Narrow Escape

Ambode Appoints Soyinka, Gbadamosi to Head Lagos-at-50 Committee

N81bn Debt: Ubah Asks Court to Stop AMCON from Taking over Capital Oil

Refugee Crisis: German President Canvasses European-African Cooperation

House Committee Split on N6bn Interior Ministry’s Special Intervention Budget

Afe Babalola Varsity Crisis: Accused Persons Nearly Robbed Wema Bank, Police Tell Court

CSO Condemns DSS Invasion of Bayelsa Monarch’s Abuja Residence

Military Kills Boko Haram Terrorists in Ambush

Imo Rerun: PDP Accuses APC of Plot to Rig Election

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Forte Oil Joins United Nations Global Compact CSR Initiative

Master mind of Bayelsa Pipeline Bombing Arrested

Nigerian Military Kills Boko Haram Terrorists in an Ambush

N81b Debt: Ubah Asks Court to Stop AMCON from Taking Over ?Capital Oil

Refugee Crisis: Gauck Canvasses European-African Cooperation

‘Ibadan Electricity Coy Requires N30bn to Procure Pre-paid Meters for Consumers’

Metuh: EFCC Escapes Court Hammer for Misrepresenting Proceedings

Conflict: IG Reiterates Training for People-oriented Police

Air Force Chief Lauds Innoson Motors' Contribution Towards Counter-Insurgency Efforts

FG to Initiate More Reforms in Civil Service

FRC Tackles NNPC over Non-submission of Audited Accounts

Attempt to Swindle Delta of N7bn Workers' Salaries Foiled

Shut Refineries to Resume Operations by February Ending, Says NNPC

Adeosun: FG will Suspend Withdrawals from TSA in March

EFCC Closes Case against Metuh as Witness Reveals How PDP Spokesman Spent Loot

Kanu: FG Applies for Witnesses Protection

EFCC Re-arraigns Saraki’s Cousin, Moronfoye for N371m Contract Scam

Ooni: I’m Not in Supremacy Battle with Anyone

Northern Group Chides Senator Garbai over Boko Haram Claim

Army to Close Markets in Borno, Yobe, Arrests Two Bomb Makers in Yola

Senate Committee Rejects N400m Budget for PIB Preparation, Review of Gas Masterplan

Fashola Asks Discos to Embark on More Aggressive Metering

1976: 40 Years After, the Movie Surfaces

UN Warns of ISIS-Boko Haram Alliance as DSS Arrests Recruiter for Islamic State

Sleaze in Amnesty Office's N48bn Expenditure in Five Months Exposed

Citing Controversies, N'Assembly Postpones Passage of Budget Indefinitely

Buhari Never Called Nigerians 'Criminals', Presidency Clarifies

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Nat’l Assembly Committees Pass Vote of Confidence on NRC, Promise Support in 2016 Budget

Defective Iron and Steel Products Flood Markets, SON Warns

NNPC Clarifies Role of NAPIMS in $260m Usan Oilfield Contract

Minister: Dossier on Property Owners in Dubai Ready Soon

FG Honours 12 Civil Servants

Osinbajo: Half a Trillion Naira Social Investment Allocation in 2016 Budget Unprecedented

Boko Haram: N’Assembly on the Same Page with Executive, Says Ndume

Saraki will Not Resign Because of Trial at Code of Conduct Tribunal Says Senate Leader

Dickson Visits Mark in Benue, Charges Idoma Nation to Stand Firm

Saudi Arabia, Yobe to Deepen Cultural Ties

Senate Pledges Support for EFCC

FG Targets 6,000km of Roads by 2019

FG Shops for N240bn to Fund Teachers’ Programme

Citing Controversies, N’Assembly Postpones Passage of Budget Indefinitely

Buhari Never Called Nigerian ‘Criminals’, Presidency Clarifies

Gunmen Massacre 50 in Zamfara

HINTS OF A NEW CHAPTER

How to Unlock Billions for Healthcare

CBN Unveils Guidelines for Operation of TSA by States

FG, W'Bank Unveil $160m Financing, Job Creation Scheme

23 Million Bank Customers Enrolled for BVN

Portland Paints and Products to Raise N1.9bn Capital Via Rights Issue

Interbank Rates Double After Cash Payment for Forex

Badaru and the Political Vendetta in Jigawa

ITF Bans Umpires, Suspends Others

NERC: Issues with the Joint Tariff Design Policy

Cultism Not for Nigerian Policemen, Says AIG Daura

Osinbajo: N500bn Social Investment Allocation in 2016 Budget Unprecedented

Olunloyo, Bolanle Awe, Areoye Make Case for Younger Person as Olubadan

Boko Haram: N’Assembly Backs Executive - Ndume

FG Targets 6000km of Road by 2019

Ooni's Grandmother Dies at 104

EFCC Closes Case against Metuh, as Witness Reveals Details of how PDP's Scribe Spent Loot

Afe Babalola Varsity Crisis Gets Messier, 17 Students Arraigned Over Violent Protest

Gunmen Kidnap Taraba Deputy Governor's Mother,Kill One

‘Media Reports on EFCC’s Alleged Investigation of Okonjo-Iweala Misleading, Untrue’

$2.1bn Arms Deal: Perpetrators Should Face Firing Squad, Says NATFORCE

Monday, February 08, 2016

Labour Protest Fails to Disrupt Power Supply

Adeosun: TSA Proceeds May Reduce Deficit Financing

Again, Sanusi Criticises FG’s Naira Policy

Synagogue Trustees, Others Lose Bid to Stop Trial

Nigerian E-Commerce Startup Africa Internet Group Raises $83m

No LG in Borno under Boko Haram Occupation, Says Shettima

EFCC: We’re Investigating Ex- Finance, Petroleum Ministers, Kola Aluko

Court Renews Order for Tompolo’s Arrest

DSS Raids Jonathan’s Associate, King A.J Turner’s Maitama Residence

Court Rejects Dasuki’s Application on Unlawful Re-arrest

Bothered by Executive Delay, N’Assembly Plans Version of PIB

Amaechi Dismisses Wike’s Claim on Misappropriation of $150m, Calls It a Fairy Tale

Health Minister Disowns Budget, Promises to Submit New Proposal Tuesday

Audit Report: Nigeria in Breach of Rules, Risks Suspension, EITI Warns

Oil Bunkering: Court Orders Arrest of Escaped Russians

Violent Protest Rocks Afe Babalola Varsity, Property Worth Millions Destroyed

Transparency, a Critical Pillar of Our Governments Says Osinbajo

N1bn Fine: Guinness, NAFDAC Fail to Agree on Terms of Settlement

Group Holds Lecture to Honour Asiodu

Bello’s Early Baptism of Fire

A Political Technocrat Hits 51

Arms Deal: EFCC Detains Ex-CDS?, Alex Badeh

Lagosians Protest Increase in Electricity Tariff

No LGA in Borno under Boko Haram Occupation, Says Shettima

Bothered by Executive Delay, N'Assembly Plans Version of PIB

Police Arrest 6 Suspected Kidnappers in Bauchi

Electricity Tariff: Organised Labour May Resort to Self-help if …

Shi’ites/Military Imbroglio: HURIWA Condemns Iran, Amnesty’s Meddlesomeness

Centre Launches Study of Poor Participation of Women in Politics

Pry Schools in Ekiti Shut as Teachers Down Tools

Telegraph Interview with President Muhammadu Buhari

Protests: BEDC Offices Shut in Ondo, Ebonyi

Analysts Foresee Moderate Rebound, Say Equities Now Attractive

Seplat’s Share Price Jumps 25% on Renewed Demand

StarTimes Unveils Extra Special Offer for Subscribers

Two NCS Commands Comply with Assets Declaration Order

Aligbe: Airlines Suffer the Most in Economic Downturns

Sunday, February 07, 2016

Senator Garbai: Boko Haram Still Occupies Half of Borno

Labour Protest: FG Moves to Secure Electricity Installations Nationwide

Nigerian Navy Foils Hijack of Maersk Ship, Rescues 25 Foreigners

Buhari’s Comment on Nigerians Pits Ben Bruce Against Amaechi

Implementation of Welfare Programmes for the Poor Starts Once Budget is Passed

?Implementation of Welfare Programmes for the Poor Starts Once Budget is Passed

Audit Report Reveals How Federal Lawmakers Diverted N100bn Constituency Funds

Navy recovers bodies of deceased soldiers

Nigerians Fear Military Onslaught Has Failed to Crush Boko Haram

Lawyer: Dasuki is Not a Fugitive, He’s a Legally Retired Army Officers

Again, Suspected Fulani Herdsmen Kill 12 in Benue

Presidency will not Mislead Public on Budget, Says Shehu

Presidency: Why Buhari Plans to Spend Half a Trillion Naira on Social Investments

Oshiomhole to Speak on Devaluation at TheCable Colloquium

Army Debunks Speculation on Takeover of Counter-Terrorism Op Command

SERAP Appeals World Bank’s Decision on Spending of Abacha Loot

Buhari as Good News for Europe

EFCC Accused of Snubbing NBA President over Plea for Release of Ricky Tarfa

Auto Crash Claims 17 Lives on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Armsgate: Arewa Youth Group Exonerates CBN Governor of Complicity

Prison Ration Budget: Dambazzau Move to Avert Disaster

British Envoy: GE Targeting Business, Employment Opportunities

A Just or Benevolent Supreme Court?

How Oshiomhole Mortgaged Edo's Future

Former Governor Advocates New Approach to Economic Management

Rivers Police Rescue Victims, Apprehend Kidnappers within Hours

MARITAL TRAGEDY! DABOTA LAWSON KICKED OUT OF BILLIONAIRE HUSBAND, SUNNY AKU’S HOUSE

Tariff Increase: Discos Caution Against Yielding to Economic Sabotage

Buhari’s Sudden Vacation Suspicious, Fayose Alerts Nigerians

Dogara Pledges SSCE, JAMB Fees for 60 IDPs in Edo

FCT Minister: Abuja Rail to be Operational December 2017

Buhari's Anti-Corruption Talk Pits Ben Bruce Against Amaechi

Boko Haram Still Controls Half of Borno, Senator Insists

Arewa Group Plans Procession for Buhari

FG Signs MoU on National School Feeding Programme with NASCO Foods

Vandalism, Piracy: CLO Accuses Security Operatives of Collusion

Supreme Court Victory: Emmanuel to Sponsor 310 Widows on Pilgrimage

Female Genital Mutilation Now Introduced in Medical Curriculum

Saturday, February 06, 2016

INTRIGUES AS SIFAX GROUP BOSS IS WRONGLY ACCUSED OF ESCAPADES WITH CELEBRITY ACTRESSES

Residents of Maiduguri Suburbs Flee as Boko Haram Renews Onslaught

Chibok Girls May Never be Found

NBS Predicts Inflation Will Rise to 10.16% by Year End

No Country for Nigerian Elites!

Buhari in Ogun: A Citizen’s Reportage

Oh! God, Bring Back the Days of Kalu

Heads May Roll in Civil Service over Budget

Navy Trains 40 Policemen on Marine Operations

FG Inaugurates 10-man C’ttee on Airport Security

Fourteen States Owed N338bn for Constructed Roads, Bridges

Etisalat Faults NCC’s Approval of Visafone Acquisition by MTN

Our Call for Protest is Irreversible, NLC Insists

‘Our Call for Protest is Irreversible’ NLC Insists

‘Over 50,000 ex-PHCN Staff Received N373bn Severance Entitlements’

Pandemonium in Bauchi as Multiple Gas Explosions Raze 23 Shops at POWA Complex

Saraki Dismisses MAN’s Request to Lift CBN’s Restriction on Forex

W’Bank Distributes 25m Fingerlings to Boost Nigeria’s Fish Production

Police Begin Investigation of Three Arrested Brazil-bound Serial Stowaways

FG, Others Tasked on Collaboration to Ensure Youth Empowerment

Expert Proffers Ways to Secure Wealth across Generations

FG Shuts Down Illegal College of Education in Gombe

SOMETHING FROM OPA WILLIAMS' SIMMERING POT'

‘We’ll Explore Avenues of Wealth Creation through Industrialisation’

Nigeria Has Potential for Greatness

Beyonce and Coldplay Perform at Super Bowl Today

Examining Socio-economic Devt Partnership between Lafarge and Ogun

How Not to Interview a Guest (I)

Ken Nnamani Quits PDP, to Retire from Partisan Politics

NCC, GSMA Harp on Capacity Development for Telecoms' Growth

That Africa May Have Sufficient Electricity, Dangote Champions Power Africa Initiative

Fate or ill-luck? X-raying Andy Uba’s Travails in the Political Arena

Maritime Academy in Delta Matriculates 400 Students

SOMETHING FROM OPA WILLIAMS’ SIMMERING POT…

Police Begin Investigation of Arrested Brazil-bound Stowaways

World Bank Distributes 25m Fingerlings to Boost Nigeria's Fish Production

FCT Minister Promises to Reward Cleanest Area Council

Two Dead, Eight Rescued as Another Boat Capsizes in Lagos

HURIWA Faults Obasanjo's Position on Biafra Agitation

APC Asks Court to Reverse Appointment of Caretaker Chairmen for Enugu Councils

FG's Increased Electricity Tariff is Anti-people - Ekiti Organised Labour

Society High Life

Saraki: I Will Have My Day in Court and Prove am Innocent

AMCON Takes Full Ownership of Aero, Ernst & Young to Perform Forensic Audit

Budget 2016: N1.8tn Investment Will Trigger Economic Turnaround, Says Adeosun

Buhari Proceeds on Vacation as Speculations Mount over Health

Obasanjo Prostrates Before Ooni, Backs Unity Among Yoruba Monarchs

Friday, February 05, 2016

All Eyes on Verdy, Aguero as Man City Host Leicester in Top of the Table Clash

Fury Turns Down 'Exclusive' Klitschko Rematch

Pipeline Vandals Kill 3 Naval Personnel in Arepo

Dokpesi Apologises to Tinubu over N150bn Documentary Libel Suit

Akpobolokemi's Trial: How N88m was Siphoned in NIMASA

Police to Treat Domestic Violence as Criminal Offence

Over 5,000 Rural Dwellers Receive Free Medical Care from NACA

‘Match Words with Action on Insurgency’

Proper Care for IDPs

Motailatu Special Lenten Service

LASU Holds Quality Assurance Retreat

Uzodimma’s Aide Loses Mother

DHQ: We Are Capable of Defeating Boko Haram

Ikem Moves to Stop Arrest Order

Failure of Governance, Obstacle to Inclusive Growth, Says Ezekwesili

Our Ordeal in Cross River State

Lagos, O’dua Group and Economic Integration Promise

Obasanjo’s War against Lawmakers: The Moral Question

FRSC and the Rear Seat Belt Enforcement

Buchi Atuonwu: Why I Devoted N5m Proceeds from My Album to Charity

Cosmas Maduka: I Was Made to Pay N21b Debt for a Loan I Didn’t Take

AS THE KOGI GOVERNOR TAKES CHARGE

Governor Udom to Declare LMC AGM Open

ECOWAS Parliament Speaker Canvasses Unity

Supreme Court Gives Reasons for Upholding Umahi's Election as Ebonyi Governor

SGF: Buhari Administration Gender-sensitive

New Constitution Will Redefine UPU Involvement in Politics

Girl Beats Over 4,000 Students to Win Ikomi Essay Award

Expert Advocates Proper Care for IDPs to Fight Insurgency

Buhari Proceeds on One Week Vacation

Sararki Must Face Trial, Says Supreme Court

Chiefs Threaten to Banish Oba Over Rivalry

Capital Oil, Bellview Airlines, Seawolf, 217 Others on AMCON's N1.146tn Debtors’ List

Capital Oil, Bellview Airlines, Seawolf, 217 Others on AMCON’s N1.146tn Debtors’ List

Shell to Shed 10,000 Jobs, Defers FID on Bonga S'West Project

NPAN Counsels FG Against Arbitrariness, Adherence to Rule of Law in Anti-Corruption War

Bristow Crash: NCAA Suspends Aircraft Type as Experts Review Accident

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Service Chiefs: We Lack Modern Weapons to Fight Insurgency

NLC Declares Nationwide Protest over Electricity Tariff Increase

Osinbajo: We’re under Pressure to Slow down Fight against Corruption

Dasuki: FG to Know Fate on Disobedience of Bail Order Feb 8

Bristow Crash: How Survivors were Trapped for Two Hours before Rescue

Fitch: Nigeria’s Oil Response Has Downside Fiscal, Growth Risks

GTBank to Redeem $500m Eurobond Ahead of Maturity Date

Survey: Nigerian Capital Market Lost N1.63tn in January

IG: Police to Take over Security in North-east from Military

TB Joshua, Others Must Face Justice, LASG Insists

NDA Investigates Alleged Toture of Man by Cadets for Complimenting Female Officer

NSA Funds: Witness Testifies on How He Spent N25m Obtained from Metuh

Ibori was Neither Released Nor Re-arrested, Says Aide

Saraki Asks ECOWAS Parliament to Join War against Terrorism

Ogun Records First Case of Lassa Fever

FG to Set up National Cancer Agency

Military Warns N’Delta Militants Against Breach of Peace, Security

Oil Tanker Crew Hijacked by Militants Comprises Russian, Georgia, Filipino Nationals

Ondo: Revenue Dropped by N56bn in 2015

Students Attack Osun Radio Station

Buhari Seeks More Support for Countries Devastated by Terrorism

ECOWAS Parliament Inaugurates Fourth Legislature, Gets New Speaker

Bayelsa: Outrage as 2 Teenage Girls Gang-raped, Killed

Delta Contributory Health Insurance Bill Signed into Law

Crisis Brews at Osun Monarchs' Meeting over Chairman’s Position

NITDA, State Governments Move to Collaborate on National Smart Cities Initiative

Witness Testifies on How Metuh Spent N25m on Publicity

Emir Urges Bauchi Govt to Commence Early Preparations for Hajj

Rivers' Poll Dispute: Oyegun’s Comment Demeans Apex Court, Says Fayose

Demand for Repeal of Contributory Pension Scheme Legitimate - Niger Govt

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Supreme Court Confirms PDP's Udom, Ikpeazu As Governors

No Excuses on N5tn Revenue Target, Adeosun Warns FIRS

MTN Hires Former US Attorney-General to Sort $3.9bn Fine

NNPC Posts N267bn Loss in 2015

Eleven Rescued as Bristow Helicopter Crashes in Lagos

Indian Firm Develops World’s First Vaccine against Zika Virus

How NAPIMS Allegedly Approved $260m Contracts Illegally for ExxonMobil’s Usan Field

Senate Orders NDLEA to Stop Harassing Kashamu

GOC: Army Won’t Give Up on Missing Chibok Girls

Security: Delta to Strengthen Vigilante Groups

Alleged Election Rigging: Court Orders Ekiti CP to Arrest Aluko for Perjury

Buhari: Why Nigeria is Yet to Sign Economic Partnership Agreement with EU

UN Security Council Condemns ‘Heinous’ Boko Haram Attack on Dalori

$2.1bn Arms Deal: Badeh Honours EFCC’s Invite; Asked to Return on Monday

Witness Reveals How Dariye Diverted N1.61bn Meant for Land Reclamation

Danjuma: N2tn Required to Rebuild North-east

NURTW Urges INEC to Deregister Parties

Amnesty International Wants Buhari to Investigate Suspected War Crimes

House Retains N6.07tn Budget

Senate Meets with Service Chiefs to Review North-east Zone Operations

Senate Committee Accuses NLNG of Defrauding NDDC Statutory Fund

Army: Pro-Biafra Agitations are Threats to Peace

Idomas in Nasarawa Mobilise for Mark’s Re-election

NEMA Establishes IDPs’ Camps in Newly Liberated Towns

Scrapping Maritime University Ill-advised, Says Okowa

Railway Contractors Cannot be Traced, Says House

UNIPORT to Train Navy Personnel on Leadership, Management

Mimiko: Ondo is Now Global Benchmark

Stop Holding the President to Promises He Did Not Make, Presidency Tells CDD

Bridging the Education Gap in Ondo

Promasidor Defends Media Reward Scheme

As APCON Reels out New Strategies

As Kachikwu Breathes Life into Oil Sector

Neymar Investigated in Brazil over Fraud Allegations

Nothing More to Prove, Says Adebayor

The Cost of Lassa Fever

Jonathan: African Democracies are Stabilising

Moro: Mark’s Re-election is a Sure Bet

Extra-Judicial Killings: Stun Guns to Replace Firearms for Police

Tambuwal Signs 2016 Budget Bill into Law

House Maintains N6.07trn Budget Size

Navy Rescues 11 Passengers from Bristow Helicopter Crash

NEMA Confirms Bristow Helicopter Crash in Lagos

Nigeria Hits 5,000MW Power Generation Mark

Again , Bristow Helicopter Crashes in Lagos

Calderwood: Nigerian Students in Canada are Worthy Ambassadors

Supreme Court Upholds Okowa, Ajimobi, Geidam's Elections

Why Amaechi Disrupted Planned China Trip

ICC Considers Petition against Dasuki, Okojo-Iweala, Others

Kachikwu: FG Paid Zero Subsidy in January

Militants Hijack Ship, Demand Kanu's Release

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

FIRS Targets N5tn Revenue in 2016

FIRS Targets N5tn Revenue in 2016 Non-oil revenue to account for 80% of earnings

Buhari Gives Marching Orders to EFCC, Security Agencies to Arrest Ex-Customs Boss

N620m Bribery Allegation: Court Begins Trial of Farouk Lawan

Retirement of Gen Mohammed Arbitrary, Army Replies AI

Crude Oil Price Drops by over 5% as Hopes for Output Cut Fade

NLNG Offers N60bn to FG for Bodo-Bonny Road Project

FG Seeks $1bn AfDB Loan to Fund 2016 Budget

Witness Reveals How NIMASA Paid Him N905.8m for Unexecuted Contract

FG to Save N12bn Annually from Efficiency Unit

Court Fixes Ruling on Stella Oduah’s Suit against EFCC, ICPC for Feb 17

INEC Fixes March 19 for Rivers Re-run Elections

Fayose Tells Buhari to Stop Junketing

Saraki: We are All Guilty of Nigeria’s Current Woes

Railway Contracts: Sijuwade Denies Awarding Contract to Relations

Why UK Can’t Return Nigeria’s Stolen Funds

Hilary, the 'Hotlist' Candidate

Global Leaders to Speak at Economist's Nigeria Summit 2016

Ogun @40: Reminiscences of an Indigene

Checking Corruption in Insurance

Premiership: Vardy Brace Keeps Leicester at the Top

Two Suicide Bombers Intercepted in Maiduguri

N2.1bn Pension Scam: I'm Not on INTERPOL's Wanted List - Maina

Amnesty Office has No Mandate to Admit More Beneficiaries

Why UK Can't Return Nigeria's Stolen Fund - High Commissioner

I’m the Only Legal Wife of Ojukwu, Bianca Tells Court

Donors Pledge $250m to Fight Boko Haram

Buhari’s Foreign Trips Not Jamborees, Says Presidency

Another Bloody Farmers, Fulani Herdsmen Clash Claims 10 Lives in Benue

Sahara Group to Work with UN, EU to Eradicate Poverty

Sanusi Dethrones Kano Governor’s Brother as Village Head

N6.5bn Wuye Market Tussle: Traders Raise the Alarm over Access to Market

Nigeria, Italy Sign Agreement on Intelligence Sharing

Senate Committee Uncovers N10bn Tucked into Education Budget

Adeosun, Amaechi in Spat over Absence of Directors at China Exim Bank Talks

Police to Tackle Kidnapping of Traditional Rulers

Oil Producing Communities Give FG 15-point Development Agenda

Deputy Minister of Finland Visits Nigeria with Business Delegation

EFCC Raids Namadi Sambo’s Office

N900bn Debts: AMCON to Publish Names of Recalcitrant Debtors Wednesday

FG: Jonathan Bought Substandard Weapons

Fashola Seeks Stiffer Punishment for Road Traffic Offenders

UK Approves Embryo ‘Gene Editing’

FG, UK Mull Plans for Special Education Programme for IDPs

Olubadan’s Burial Open to Public Scrutiny

Shettima Sets up Task Force to Monitor Distribution of Relief Materials in IDP Camps

Dankwambo Explains Why there is Peace in Gombe

Okowa Wants Nigerians To Exploit Online Job Vacancies

Sokoto Govt Targets N33bn IGR

Why ASUU is Threatening to Shutdown Nasarawa University

Oshiomhole: Allegation that I Sacked Commissioners Loyal to Odubu Laughable

Semenitari: NDDC will Be Fair to All Communities

Investing in the Future

The Courage of Cardinal Okogie

Kogi: A Different Country

Monday, February 01, 2016

A Memo to the Democrats: Nominate Bernie Sanders and Lose