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This Day News Archive for May 2017Rss

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

EFCC Partners Auditors to Tackle Bank Fraud

NDIC to Deepen Capacity on Deposit Insurance

FCMB Offers Free Banking Services to SMEs

Iheanacho Back in Eagles Camp, Osimhen to Miss Togo Clash

Sigma Pensions, PENGASSAN Partner on Workers’ Welfare

Law Union & Rock Posts N3.935bn Premium, N658m Profit

Kachikwu: Nigeria’s Oil Industry Can’t Afford Further Lethargy

Align Economic Policies Towards Export-led Growth, CSO Tells FG

2017 Okpekpe Winner Shines in Canada Race

Fayose’s Journey in Futility

When an Organisation Becomes too Successful

Wenger Agrees Fresh Two-year Contract at Arsenal

Bello’s Voter Registration Scandal

FG Urged to Review Increase in Tariff for Tomato Concentrates

MotionPlus Logistics Moves to Boost Entrepreneurship

New LCC President Vows to Take Club to Next Level

Human Rights Commission to Partner Akwa United FC

Konta Suffers Shock Defeat, Murray through to Next Round

Beat S’Africa for Keshi, Amodu, Ex- Eagles Plead

NYSC DG Condemns Poor State of Facilities in Some Orientation Camps

Armed Forces Act: Don’t Pamper Terrorists, Says DHQ

El-Rufai Decries Jonathan’s Attack on His Person

Buhari’s Wife, Aisha, off to London to Join Husband

Niger Retires 16 Permanent Secretaries, Appoints 17 New Ones

FG Constitutes Committee on Use of Local Languages to Teach Science, Mathematics 

Monday, May 29, 2017

Bad Times Are Over, the Future is Bright, Says Osinbajo

OPEC Will Resist Sabotage by Shale Oil Producers, Says Kachikwu

Oyegun: APC Will Give Buhari Automatic Ticket in 2019

NEMA Adopts Cash Transfer in Relief Response

Lagos Generates More IGR than 30 States Combined

Telcos Raise the Alarm over Threat to Telecoms Business, Broadband Plan

UI Shut over Students Protest

NBA Flays Continued Detention of Dasuki, El-Zakzaky

Two Dead, 14 Rescued in Lagos Building Collapse

Rice Smuggling: FG Threatens to Shut Borders with Neighbouring Countries

EU Says Only Nigeria Can Fix Its Problems

Abubakar Momoh, Renowned Professor and Civil Society Leader, is dead

CJN Cautions against Unnecessary Filing of Suits

Anti-graft War: Selective Justice Better than No Justice, Says Osunbor

Buhari Has Fulfilled Campaign Promises, Says Lai Mohammed

Ambode: We Must Be Methodical to Pull Lagos out of Nigeria

Lawmaker: Why Nigerian Governors are Lazy

Biafra: Reorder Nigeria for Equal Opportunities, CSOs Tell FG

BIAFRA: 50 YEARS AFTER

Power Operators Seek Harmonisation of Market’s Trading Currency

Conte Defends Victor Moses, Insists He’s Not a Cheat

Shell Commences ‘Skeletal’ Loading of Crude Oil from Trans-Forcados Pipeline

PENGASSAN: Nigeria Lost over $235bn to Non-passage of PIB

Ghana Sporting Media Honours former CAF Communications Director

Dosu, Others to Scout at Shuffle Select 2017

Wenger Not Sure of Future Despite FA Cup Victory

Valverde Replaces Enrique at Barcelona

Despite Flashes of Recovery, Nigerian Economy Remains in Distress

Democracy, Biafra and a Sense of History

A Season of Killings in Niger

S/Court Judgement: Shangisha Landlords Association Advise Homeowners to Rectify Titles

Emmanuel, Maku, Babalola through to Next Round

‘I Inherited Most of the Present NBA Challenges’

Enugu Shows the Way in Mass Housing Programme

Land Dispute: Oniba Family Urges Ambode to Enforce Court Judgement

Monday 29th May 2017

No-Slips Limited Unveils Solution to Slippery Floors, Bathtubs

Huddersfield Town Promoted to Premier League

Ekiti Begins Contributory Pension Scheme with 4,938 Workers

Sunday 28th May 2017

Sokoto’ll Complete Inherited Projects, Says Deputy Gov

Niger to Investigate Zuma Rock Fire

Democracy Day: APC Chieftain Scores Buhari Low

Senate C’ttee Commences Processes to Stop Gas Flaring, Stipulates Stiffer Sanctions

Proposed Amendment of PRA 2014 Faces Stiff Opposition

Kano Govt Offers Scholarship to 100 Youths to Bridge ICT Gap

BATN Pledges Commitment to National Devt

AIICO Insurance Grows Underwriting Profit By 326%

Stock Index Hits 10-month High 

Nigeria Still Battling Crisis of Confidence

Stock Market Remains under Pressure

Power Sector Still Bedevilled

A midterm REPORT: Street lights,  street  views

Osinbajo: We’ve Put Most Difficult Phase behind Us

Oil Marketers Groan as Matured LCs, Unpaid Subsidy Claims Hit $2Bn  

No Alternative to Democracy, Say Saraki, Dogara, Tinubu, Others  

Sunday, May 28, 2017

…Akpabio: Why APC Failed

Despite Weak Economic Indicators in Two Years, Experts Foresee Recovery

Lagos Court Bars LGs from Issuing Marriage Certificate

Budget 2017, Between The Rock And a Very Hard Surface

Osinbajo: I Never Met Tinubu Before He Appointed Me AG

MTN Gets N221m Waiver on Telecoms Permit Fee in Kano

Violence Erupts at APC Primary Election in Lagos, Ex-senator Manhandled

Again, Ekweremadu, Umahi Ask Pro-Biafra Agitators to Shelve Call to Sit-at-home

BA Resumes Flights to Nigeria after Computer Glitch

Multinationals, Private Entities to Compulsorily Fund Climate Change Account

Obaseki Promises to Boost Revenue for LGs

Osinbajo, Namadi Sambo Disagree at Zaria Water Inauguration

Ekweremadu Commends FG for 27km Enugu Road Project

OYC Condemns Division Among Igbo Leaders in Bayelsa

Varsity Don Tips Atiku for Presidency

FCT Downscales Work on Vice-President Quarters, to Upgrade Urban Slums

A’Ibom Insists on Running LGs with Caretaker Committees

N’Delta Chiefs Ask FG to Give IOCs Clear Instructions to Relocate Headquarters

‘Why DSS Raided Ekweremadu’s Residence’

WFP: Boko Haram Did Not Hijack IDP Rice

Justice Onalaja is Dead

Obasanjo Warns Against Youth Explosion

Democracy Day: Tinubu Asks Nigerians to be Vigilant

Ugwuanyi Prays for Buhari, Osinbajo

Okowa Hails Deltans, Promises Better Deal

Senator Tinubu Promises Effective Representation for Constituents

Conoil Urges Nigerians to Keep Hope Alive

THE MESSAGE OF RAMADAN

West Ham Tables £24m Bid for Iheanacho

  NPFL: Plateau Maintains Top Spot as Home Teams Win

CBN Tennis Main Draw Serves off without Defending Champions

Ettah Promises Continuity as UAC Trophy Race Returns to Lagos Yacht Club  

Finalists Emerge in GTBank/Lagos Principal’s Cup

2017 AfroBasket: Nigeria’s D’Tigresses Draw Senegal, Egypt

Great Manchester Run: Thousands Take Part Amid Security    

U.S. Ambassador Unveils First State-of-the Art American Space in Nigeria

Don’t Contemplate Having Military Back, Atiku Warns Nigerians

Life Lessons:No One Is Disadvantaged In Life

Continue to Persevere, Niger PDP Advises Members

C’River to Deworm 750,000 Children

A’Ibom Still to Run LGs with Caretaker Committees

Ekweremadu Lauds FG for Building Infrastructure to Boost Economic Diversification

Blissful Matrimony! Gumsu Abacha and Husband Celebrate 18th Wedding Anniversary

Folasade … Gbenga Ashafa Serenades Wife

Pomp and Enchantment At Adeyinka Adebayo’s Funeral

DONATUS OKONKWO: THE LOVE STORY THAT BIRTHED TETRAZZINI

At Launch of Secrets of the Streets, Teju Babyface Discloses Why He Stepped Away from Comedy

How Funke Akindele Fueled Husband’s Dream

Analysts Prescribe Recipes for Sustaining Growth Trajectory

NNPC Sustains Oil Search in Chad Basin

Compelling Dedication to Work, Enhancing Business with Executive Orders

For Fuel Sufficiency, Kachikwu Stakes Job

N701bn Stimulus: FG Moves to Buoy Electricity Generation

Dikko Umaru Radda: Lack  of  Capacity, Not Funding, Biggest Challenge Facing MSMEs

FBN Holdings Shares Gain 22% on Renewed Demand

It’s Half Way into Four-year Mandates

Respite for Sanusi

Day Aregbesola Accounted for His Stewardship

Fayose’s New Narrative on Governor’s Tenure

FCT Hospitals Secure WACS, NPMCN Accreditations

The Coup Joke!

Redefining Governance in Edo

Ngige: President Buhari Saved Nigeria from the ‘Venezuelan Bug’

Sambo Blame Successors for Non Completion of ZairaWater Project

Lagos, NGO Raise Hope for Young Innovators

Zambia Seeks NEMA Collaboration in Disaster Management

Houses, Shops Submerged as Flood Hits Ilorin

Electricity: BEDC Allocation Grossly Inadequate

N’Assembly Hailed for Passage of PIB into Law

Guber Aspirant Backs Agbaso as APGA Chairman

THISDAY Correspondent Emerges Chairman of Bauchi Reporters

We Didn’t Brutalize any Student in Bauchi, Says Army

Ezeemo: Cattle Ranch Only Solution to Herdsmen Attack

Sokoto Digitise State Owned Media with N202 m

Children’s Day: Ajimobi Preaches Violence against Children

Ramadan: Saraki, Ekweremadu Seek Prayers for Buhari, Nigeria

Ngige: I didn’t Endorse Perceived “Marginalization” of Ndigbo

Aftermath of Amaechi’s Rejection: Rivers to Amend Honours & Awards Law, Says Wike

Ladoja, Balogun Drag Ajimobi to Court over Plan Reforms on Olubadan

Stakeholders Mull National Film Devt Fund

IPOB blasts OBJ over anti-Biafra Comment

APC, PDP Disagree on Midterm Scorecard

In Gun Duel with Students’ Kidnappers, Eight Policemen Shot

Tributes as Dame Patricia Anenih is Laid to Rest

Shettima: Boko Haram Degraded, Not Totally Defeated

Osinbajo Appoints New PenCom DG, BoI Chairman, MD

States Celebrate 50th Anniversary in Grand Style

Children Day: Senate to Parley State Assemblies on Child Rights Act Domestication

Akiolu Dismisses Report on ‘Details of Encounter’ with Ooni

Computer Glitch Forces BA to Cancel Lagos-London Flight, Others

House C’ttee on Public Procurement Visits NPA on Oversight Function

Caleb British Int’l School Bags Award

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Kongnyuy: Rescued Chibok Girls Fear Stigmatisation

Rising Apprehension over Illegal Arms Import

Building a Nation that Works

What Won the 2015 Presidential Election?

RCCG’s Excel Conference and the Change Mantra

Is GE Still Guided by Global Best Practices?

The Tinubu Factor in Yoruba and Nigerian Affairs

Ajimobi, Ibadan Chieftaincy Law and the Imperatives of Change

The Ambode Story, Two Years After

Ekweremadu to Ndigbo: Don’t Be Provoked into Armed Struggle

Arsenal Beat Chelsea, Win Record 13th FA Cup

F1: Raikkonen Takes Monaco GP Pole, Hamilton 14th

Abdullahi Condoles with Kwara United over Death of Player

Badminton: Ex- President, Justice Senchi, Dismisses Allegation of Conflict of Interest

AND IT WAS THEIR WAY…

A DELICIOUS DINNER WITHOUT THE MAIN COURSE (I)

Two Years of Buhariplomacy and the Challenge of Change in Continuity

Biafra is Not a Dirty Word

FINAL COPY OF PETROLEUM INDUSTRY GOVERNANCE BILL 2017

Saturday 27th May 2017

Don’t Be Provoked into Armed Struggle, Ekweremadu Urges Ndigbo

IPOB Faults Obasanjo over Anti-Biafra Comment

Don’t Distribute Fertiliser to Fake Farmers, Tambuwal Warns Sokoto Officials

BEDC: 9% Electricity Allocation Grossly Inadequate

President Buhari: Two Years and Forty Thousand Email Addresses Later

Friday, May 26, 2017

Osinbajo in Surprise Visit to Garki Market

AMCON Recovers N134bn Debt, Trims Loss to N254.34bn in 2016

Ekweremadu: Police Raided My Guest House in Abuja

Biafra 50th Anniversary: Police Threaten to ‘Deal’ with IPOB, MASSOB, BIM over Planned Markets Closure 

Friday, May 19, 2017

As London Stock Exchange Recognises Obijackson Group

UNILAG Alumni X-rays New World Order Concept

Bray: Nigerian Press, Voice of Vulnerable Groups

Eniekebi Foundation to Celebrate the Elderly

Staying Healthy in Pregnancy

Mr. Fatai Owoseni : We Need to Talk

Antonia Ally: I’ve Always Desired to Positively Impact on Society

Coscharis Motors Showcases Line-up of Ford Ranger at CEMCS Exhibition

BMW’s Next-Gen Roadster Will Not Be Called the Z5

Lamborghini Urus SUV to Pack 650 HP

The Clinton, Patterson Coup in Fiction Writing 

DRC Ebola Outbreak: Lessons from West Africa

LASG Urges Corporate Nigeria to Support AMAA

Yemi Alade Joins Timi Dakolo, Patoranking, Waje on Voice Nigeria Season Two

O’jez Celebrates Lagos@ 50 with Celebrities

Ariya Repete: Ten Artistes Selected for Quarter Finals in Osogbo, Abeokuta

Youth Urged to Embrace Tourism

2017 Travel Indaba  Opens in Durban

Durban to host Indaba till 2022

Adekunle Gold to star in New Movie, Mentally

Canon Deploys new Cameras to Aid Productions in Nollywood

MY STORY: Taiwo Clegg: My Dream is to Sit with Professors of Music…

TGI Group Donates to IDPs

PHD WECA Tops in RECMA Report

Friday 19th May 2017

Sokoto Spends N1bn on Water Treatment Chemicals Annually, Says Commissioner

Again, Twin Explosions Rock UNIMAID

Governing Council Reinstates FUTA VC

Finally, NERC Grants Gencos Right to Sell Electricity Directly to Consumers

Yobe to Recruit 228 Medical Practitioners

N’Assembly Transmits 2017 Budget to Osinbajo

#UBNCENTENARYCHALLENGE: Entry Closes Today

Thursday, May 18, 2017

The Spin Doctors of Aso Rock (2)

Army Yet to Make Arrests After Buratai’s Warning, Says Spokesman

Osinbajo Signs Executive Order to Aid Budget Submission by Agencies

NNPC Finalises $6bn Oil-for-Product Swaps

Supply Chain Risk – Managing the weakest link

Senate Probes Alleged Lopsided Recruitment in DSS

Presidency: Freed Girl Not One of 219 Chibok Schoolgirls

Africa, Contemporary Art’s New Hot-spot

Ebola: No Screening Points, Machines at Seme Border

N701bn Stimulus May Briefly Slowdown Plans to Escrow Accounts of Discos

Borishade for Burial on July 8

Tragedy Strikes NNPC GMD, Baru Loses

EU Bars Medview Airlines, Others from Its Airspace

FG Approves N186bn for Waterways Security

Rail Projects: Transportion Ministry Debunks Excluding South-east Zone

One Dies, 17 Rescued as Building Collapses in Lagos

Saraki, S’ West Govs, Others Storm Ibadan for Adebayo

Ubah Committed Economic Sabotage, NNPC Tells Court

Nigeria Set to Launch First Nano-Satellite into Orbit

BPE, NPA to Develop Framework for Evaluation of Existing Port Concessions

Boko Haram is Regrouping in Forests in Taraba, Warns Ishaku

Jonathan: No Regrets Supporting Wike

Adeleke Was Sedated, Given Banned Drug, Personal Nurse Reveals

Again, Disease Causes Tomato Scarcity

Kaduna Govt on the War Path with Banks over Unpaid Levies

Defence Minister: Over 12,000 Boko Haram Hostages Freed So Far

Police Recover Corpses of Four Officers Killed by Militants in Delta

NIS Recruitment: Not All Companies Used for Exercise Were Registered, CAC Tells Court

Malabu Oil Suit Put off Till July 5

Phillip Morris, ITC Partner on Local Manufacturing

JAMB Arrests Impersonators, Announces UTME Results

Suswam: I Have Forgiven Those Behind My Detention

Ambode Charges Nigerians to Unite for Economic Growth, National Prosperity

Don’t Kill Fulani Herdsmen, Okowa Begs Deltans

FG to Institutionalise Patronage of Made-in-Nigeria Products

Plateau Threatens to Crackdown on Tax Defaulters

Obi Left Money in State Coffers before Leaving Office, Otti Reveals

We Won’t Miss Fayose If He Dumps Party, Says Sheriff-led PDP

Garment Factory: Ayade Orders Appointees to Wear Locally Produced Cloths

Eagles, Togo Friendly Confirmed for June 1

NNL Seals N200m Partnership with Bet9ja

On The Greatness of Nigeria

CBL: Warriors, Izobe Dragons Seek First Wins

LMC, FIRS Resuscitate NPFL/VAT Wonder Goal

Soludo: Nigeria’s Economic Recession was Avoidable

CITN Rates Ogun Third in IGR

Access Bank Empowers Female Entrepreneurs

Infinity Trust Posts 19% Rise in Profit

Caverton’s Maintenance Repair & Overhaul Facility Excites Shareholders

Qatar’s Air-conditioned Stadium to Test-run with Emir Cup Final Friday

‘Why I Like Action Movies’

African Airlines Fear Flights Disruptions over Ebola Outbreak in DRC

Edo Queens, U13 Clash for Amaju in Benin

Nigeria, Others Lag Behind in $16trn Global Merchandise Trade

Ecobank, OiLibya Seal Deal on Digital Financial Services

Stunning Designs on New Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+

Peterside: FG Committed to Tackling Piracy

Air Peace to Train Students on Non-violence

IATA Steps Up Efforts to Improve Quality of Aviation Fuel

Eyes on Nollywood

Boldrini Praises Italians for Supporting Vulnerable Lagos Communities

Trough Times at the Nation’s Ports

Toyin Abraham, Ali Baba, Others in ‘Alakada Reloaded’

‘We Need to Invest in Tourism to Improve Photography in Nigeria’

Leather Spa Opens Shops

Rack Centre Achieves Tier Certification of Constructed Facility

‘We’ll Drive Development, Cultural Revival in Ibeku’

Total Deploys Solar Energy Solutions in Retail Stations

Babaeko: Cristal is a Testament We Are the Agency to Beat

Empowering the Nigerian Textile Industry

Fire Guts Lagos Property, Wipes out Family

16 Rescued, Several Others Trapped as Building Collapses in Lagos

Osinbajo Will Assent to 2017 Budget, Says Presidency

Senate Issues Two-week Ultimatum to Executive to Submit Agencies’ Budget Proposals

Stop Allocating Soldiers to Politicians, Wike Replies Buratai

Oxfam: Wealth of Five Richest Nigerians Can End Country’s Extreme Poverty

Another Chibok Schoolgirl Found, Acting President Confirms

We Did Not Ask PDP Members to Defect, Says Makarfi

Northern Elders: Osinbajo Cannot Replace Buhari in 2019 If President is Unable to Contest

Buhari, Obasanjo, Obaigbena, Elumelu Bag DTN Heroes Awards

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

CBN Clarifies Items Valid for Forex

Kachikwu: FG to Maintain N145 Pump Price of Petrol

Tinubu Berates FG for Running Nigeria Like Unitary System

Ex-AGF, Olujimi Accuses FG of Frustrating Dasuki’s Trial

Senate C’ttee Summons CBN, FIRS, NNPC over Alleged $5bn Fraud by Chevron

Lalong Witnesses Defection of PDP Member to APC

Customs Agents, Truck Owners Suspend Strike at Ports

Ex-Bayelsa PDP Chairman Assassinated in Yenagoa

Adeleke’s Death: Pathologist Rules out Poisoning

Seven out of 10 Nigerians Hypertensive

Civil Society Tasks Bauchi Politicians to Accept Governor’s Reconciliation Move

Obanikoro Denies Benin Ancestry

New GOC Takes over at 7 Division

Soldiers Rescue Kidnap Victims in Bayelsa, Recover Arms

EFCC Docks Whistle Blowers Over False Information

FG: Lake Chad Basin Has Become Incubation Centre for Boko Haram Terrorists

Court Discharges Zamfara SUBEB Chairman Over Alleged Diversion of N1bn

Gaidam Opens NAFDAC North-East Food and Drug Safety Workshop

Educationist Advocates Reintroduction of HSC in School Curriculum

Bozimo: Restructuring, Resource Control to Dominate at E K Clarke’s 90th Birthday National Discourse

NCC Plans Stiffer Penalty for Telcos, Focuses on Consumers

Dogara Promises to Enact Law on Lowering Age Requirement to Elective Offices

Ousted Delta Speaker Attempts to Disrupt Inauguration of Projects 

FG Partners UK Varsity to Provide Health Package for the Aged

After Court Victory, Supporters Goad Ikpeazu for Second Tenure

32 States Not Fully Committed to Malnutrition Treatment, Says UNICEF

Iwobi Thrilled to Be back in Action for Gunners

RenCap: Trans Forcados Pipeline Repair May Push Nigeria’s Oil Production to 2mbd

Leadway Pensure Wins UBA Pensions Five-a-side Tourney

Firm Seeks Adoption of Technology to Boost Tax Revenue

Ebonyi, Bayelsa are Equatorial Conference Champions

Rwanda Regulator Fines MTN $8.5m over External IT Hub

All-Share Index Appreciates 1.05% as Bulls Retain Hold on Market

Oneya Hails South-south over Reception for Pinnick

Bundesliga: Bayern, Freiburg Clash Live on StarTimes

NPFL: Thankgod Ike Thankful for Re-union with Eguavoen at Sunshine Stars

‘Too Early to Bet on CBL Playoffs’

Subscriber Teledensity Nosedives in First Quarter

Despite FG’s Refusal to Adopt Zero Based Budgeting, ACCI Says 2017 Budget Will Take Nigeria Out of Recession

Lagos Presents Score Card, Harps on Digital Economy

CAPDAN Steps Up Security, Cautions Lagos Govt on Relocation Plan

Salihu: Technology Will Enhance Growth in Facility Management

Expected Outcomes from Broadband Plan Review 

Regional Markets Devt as Strategy for Growth

A Promising Innovator

Guarding against Another Ebola Outbreak in Nigeria

Eliminating Malaria

Gates Foundation, CIFF Collaborate to Broaden Access to Injectable Contraceptive

WHO Tasks Nigeria to Improve on Patient Safety

Health Expert Advises NMA to Embrace Integrated Health, Patient-centered Care

Actionaid Nigeria Offers Free Cancer Tests to 100 Women

PMG-MAN, Stakeholders to Brainstorm on Benefits of Local Medicine Production

Adewole: Resident Doctors are Necessary for Improved Healthcare Delivery

Kantar Takes Treated Nets, Doctors to Pregnant Women against Maternal, Child Deaths

American Firm to Offer ‘Medical Second Opinion’ to Nigerian Patients

Ex-minister Calls for Unity in the Health Sector

Road Crashes: JCI, FRSC Conduct Eye Test on Drivers

Centre Offers Solution on Corrective Eye Surgery

Delta Assembly Crisis: A Test of Ibori’s Leadership

ITU Scribe Lists Importance of 5G in a Digital Era

Wednesday 17th May 2017

Khilnani: There is Supply-Demand Imbalance in the Nigeria’s Power Market

Anti-corruption Initiatives

Will PMB’s Absence Stall the Anti-corruption War?

Obaseki Pledges N5m to LG with Highest Immunisation

Nigeria and the Story Tellers

Entrepreneurship: W’African Ceramics Partners OC Don PF Investment

POLICE AND THE CIVIL POPULACE

You Need Special Skills to Survive, Rector Tells Students

EFCC Arraigns Whistle Blowers for Giving False Information

Marked for Demolition

Court Clears Zamfara SUBEB Chairman  of Diversion of N1bn

Kwara at 50: Peaceful Co-existence is Our Greatest Achievement, Says SSG

ATBUTH Disburses N3.7m Donated by Dogara, Other Lawmakers to Patients

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Need for Authentication Delays Transmission of 2017 Budget to Presidency

Buratai Warns Officers to Steer Clear of Politics

Makarfi-led PDP Asks State Chapters to Use Alternative Parties for Coming Polls

Wunmi Mosaku Wins BAFTA TV Award for Movie on Damilola Taylor’s Killing

Ogbeh: Nigeria’s Rice Policy Hurting Thai Production

Oshiomhole’s Wife, 334 Foreign Nationals Get Nigerian Citizenship

Inflation Inches Downwards to 17.24% in April

Aiteo Appoints International Adviser

Shell Pays $29bn to Nigeria in Five Years

Again, Suspected Herdsmen Kill 12 in Taraba

Osinbajo: Next 10 Years will Be Difficult for the African Economy

Again, FG Refuses to Produce Dasuki in Court for Trial

DSS Invades THISDAY Editorial Board Member’s Office over Report on Sexualisation on School Kids

Again, FG Re-arraigns Justice Ngwuta on Amended 13-count Charge

76, The Wedding Party Win the Public Choice Award for the 2017 Edition of the NollywoodWeek Film Festival

Udoma: FG will Sustain Social Investment Programmes

JAMB Releases First Batch of UTME Results

How to Win the Anti-Graft War

Bills to Exclude Para-military from CPS, Regulate Name Change Scale Second Reading

CSNAC Asks Federal Character Commission to Investigate DSS Recruitment Scandal

Bayelsa Shut down for Boro, Ijaw Hero

Police Arrest Lottery Agent for Sodomising Young Boys in Lagos

Meeting Outcome-Based Engineering (OBE), Reviewing BMAS for High Quality Graduates

Witness: How Badeh Paid own Companies over N157m Without Contract Papers

LASG: We Remitted N11.75 bn to Retirees in 12 Months

Group Stresses Need for JAMB to Review its System

N’Assembly to Increase  Funding, Monitoring  in the Education Sector, Says Wamakko 

NUJs Customs: Assaulted Journalist to Call Further Oral Evidence June 19

IPOB: Members in 120 Countries to Participate in Heroes Day March

Rivers Begins Reclamation of Coastal Towns

Adewole: Putting Money in Health Sector, an Investment Not Expenditure

Adeleke’s Death: Coroner Threatens Arrest of DPO, Homicide Officer for Shunning Sitting

FG Charges Six Northern Governors on Resuscitation of River Basins

SERAP Asks Osinbajo to Reject Proposed Wasteful Spending by National Assembly

LAGOS Inducts 5436 N-Power Teachers’ Corp

Abubakar Orders Assessment for Renovation of Dilapidated School

Senator Bemoans Decline in Reading Culture

Obasanjo Canvasses Overhauling of Curricular in Varsity Education

How Fashola Can Get Power Sector Right

Ndidi Named Leicester City’s Young Player of the Year

To Teacher with Love

‘NSC Bill to Change the Face of Nigeria Sports’

Sublime STL Titan, Susplan in Impressive Start

Rivers State Wins Bronze in Equatorial Conference

Amodu Shaibu’s Son Dies

No French Open Wild Card for Sharapova

FG’s Revenue Rises by 20.4% in February

With Improved FX Liquidity, Banks Foresee Green Shoots

Stockbrokers to Facilitate Economic Growth through Capital Market

Trans Forcados Pipeline Repair Raises Hope of Improved Banks’ Earnings

Net Asset Value of Mutual Funds Grows 159% in Five Years

Nigeria Set to Return to International Maritime Organisation Council

Palm Oil as the New Crude Oil

GE Launches Nigeria’s First 3D Auto-Ultrasound Breast Centre

Okomu Oil Palm Sustains Good Results

RMDC Decries Massive Exportation of Rosewood to China

Belimpex Rewards Distributors in South-south, South-east

Erisco Listed on LSE’s ‘Companies to Inspire Africa’

The Future of Globalisation

Companies in Niger State Downsizing, Says NACCIMA

Niger: We will no Longer Tolerate Killing of Innocent People

Badeh Paid own Companies over N157m without Contract Papers, Says Witness

N’Assembly to Increase Funding, Monitoring in Education Sector, Says Wamakko

Again, Herdsmen Kill 12 in Taraba

Sokoto to Construct 1,000 Houses for Low Income Earners 

FRSC, Police to Tackle Masked  Commercial  Motorcyclists in Ekiti

PDP Crisis: Makarfi-leadership Asks State Chapters to Adopt Alternative Platforms

Ambode Bans VIOs from Lagos Roads Permanently

Life Lessons: Nothing is Permanent

Celebrating Worthy Achievers

Monday, May 15, 2017

FG Brainstorms on Modalities for Funding 2017 Budget

Oil Rises Above $52 as Saudis, Russians Back Longer Supply Cut

Saraki: EFCC, ICPC Engaging in Public Spectacle in Anti-Corruption Fight

Kano Emirate Council Probe Almost Completed, Says State Anti-graft Agency

FAAN Commences Screening of Inbound Int’l Flights Following Ebola Outbreak in DRC

Another Five Persons Killed in Fulani, Villagers Clash in Niger

Stanbic IBTC Holdings Appoints Omiyi Chairman

Ebola Outbreak: Adewole Visits Abuja Airport, Calls for Calm

Naira Gains as CBN Floods Market with $457.3m

Court Transfers Alleged Bribery Suit against INEC Officials to Port Harcourt

Bala-Usman Pleads with Clearing Agents as Low Compliance Mars Strike

Planned Daily Times Anniversary to Hold as Scheduled, Says Anosike-led Board

Lagos Inaugurates State Oil Company

Violence Engulfs JAMB Centre as Candidates Block Abuja-Lokoja Expressway

Adeleke’s Death: Osun Deputy Gov, Others Appear Before Coroner’s Panel

NNPC: Oil Exploration to Begin in Lake Chad Basin in Six Months

Financial Times Ranks LBS as Top Global Business School

Oando Clarifies Role in Rehabilitation of Port Harcourt Refinery

EFCC Re-arraigns Fani-Kayode, Nenadi Usman

Ambode to Boost Schools’ Security with 3,000 Commissionaires

Ambode Offers N55m to Families of Ishawo Fallen Heroes

Two Policemen Gunned down in Kogi

Dogara Emphasises Moral Burden, Strong Institutions to Tame Corruption

N2.4bn Fraud Charge: Court to Hear Applications in Suit against Innosson Motors

Absence of Interpreter Stalls Trial of Chinese Charged with Importation of Fake Tyres

Court Adjourns Suit against Patience Jonathan’s N5.8m to May 22

Gunmen Abduct Ondo Permanent Secretary

Osun Assembly Clears 38 out of 39 Cabinet Nominees

Despite Threats, DHQ Insists Boko Haram will Soon be History

Rivers to Build International Specialist Hospital, Says Wike

Court fixes May 31 for Hearing of Peace Corps’ Suit Against Police

Senate Cautions Kachikwu over Comments on PIB

Fayose Immortalises Late Gen Adebayo, to Jail Violent Husbands

Hope Democratic Party asks Court to Nullify 2015 Presidential Election

THE POLITICS OF INFIRMITY

Fashola: Why NERC Wants Revenues, Accounts of 11 Power Discos Escrowed

The First Class Degrees Galore

NNPC, JV Partners to Grow Domestic Gas Supply to 5bcf/d in Three Years

Review PPP Laws, Experts Tell FG

Kachikwu Explains Delays in Take-off of Refineries’ Co-location

Who Will Stop the Herdsmen

UK Businesses to Partner Nigerdock, Says British Envoy

Kogi Seeks World Bank Support to Boost Rice Production

South-south Congress to Host Grand Reception for Pinnick

Jollof Rice War Continues as Eko Kings Battle Warriors

Oando CEO Unveils Strategic Initiatives, Projects Bullish Outlook

Ambode Donates N55m to Families of Ishawo Fallen Heroes

Oil Exploration Begins in Lake Chad Basin in Six Months, NNPC Says Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri

Bauchi Magistrate’s Court Convicts 11 Thugs

Ekiti Varsity Suspends Workers’ Union Leaders

Niger Companies Downsizing, NACCIMA Raises the Alarm

Review Revenue Sharing Formula, Tambuwal Tells FG

MAKING GOOD USE OF ECOLOGICAL FUND

Stock Market Surges 12% in Three Weeks on Rising Investor Confidence in FX Window

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Justice Ademola Asks NJC to Allow Him to Resume Sitting

FG: Four Chibok Girls’ Babies in Our Custody  

Imam, 20 Others Killed in Niger Herdsmen Attack  

14-year-old Girl Speaks on How She was Kidnapped, Drugged and Coerced to Become Suicide Bomber

11 Persons Killed by Boko Haram in Maiduguri

Anenih’s Son Slumps, Dies at Lagos Club

Abia Guber Court Verdict: Ikpeazu Urged to Reach out to Opponents as Ogah Accepts Verdict

I’ve Achieved My Dream by Building American University, Says Atiku

Police Arrest Mother, Five Others for Selling Baby for N850,000

FG’s Obligations to Road Contracts Valued at N2.6tn

Nnamdi Kanu: South-east Politicians Lobbying Me for Support

Anambra PDP Chieftains Write Buhari, Ask Him to Sack INEC Chairman

TELL Declares Shettima 2016 Governor of the Year

Owners of Daily Times Disowns DTN 91 Heroes Award, Say Ceremony Illegal

CSO: Allocating 24.73% of Budget to Debt Service is Indicative of Unsustainable Debt Profile

Army Deploys More Soldiers in Warri after Navy Killed Two Youths

Ambode Unfolds Measures to Prevent Death at Construction Sites

Ikoyi Billions: Frank Warns Against Cover up

Group Wants FG to Fight Corruption in Universities

Wike is Executing Lifetime Legacy, Says Ihedioha 

FCTA: Vandals to Serve Jail Term in States of Origin

I Did Not Forge my WAEC Certificate, Ebonyi Lawmaker Insists

Court Orders Bank to Take over Intercontinental Hotel over Alleged Debt

Oyo Commences Free Medical Services Today

Herdsmen Menace: Agricultural Union Wants Governors to Emulate Fayose

Ogun Moves to End Blackout with 10 Mega Watt Power Project

Court Orders Seizure of N11.2m from Police Fund with CBN

2019: Enugu West Pledges Support for Ugwuanyi

It’s All About Buying And Selling

Bayelsa’s Day of Rage

Italian firm to invest 40m Euros in waste recycling plant in Calabar

Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry Appoints Ekechukwu DG 

Awolowo’s Ideals Live On

Deutsche Bank Names Ecobank, Sterling, Zenith Others as Leaders in Trade Finance

Club Africain Set Back for Rivers Utd  

Sigma Pensions among ‘Companies to Inspire Africa’

Equities Investors Count Gains as FX Policy Boosts Market

Ogundare Becomes Yudala’s New CEO

Farroukh, Former MTN Boss Joins Smile Telecoms’ Board

Lagos Expedites Plans on Smart City Initiative with WiFi Connectivity 

Stock Market Hits 9-month High 

Odizor Pulls out of NTF Presidency Race  

  Idjerhe, Ogbe-Ijaw Clash in Semis

Carpenter: Strategic Leadership is Pivotal to Achieving Result-Driven Change Management 

Angbazo: GE Delivering on 10,000MW Commitments to Nigeria

CBN, Stakeholders Proffer Measures to Protect Online, Mobile Payment Systems

Port Concession: Terminal Operators’ Investments Hit $2bn

Liverpool Wins, Spurs Consolidates with Man Utd Victory

‘Why Pipul TV Partners Nationwide League’

Wema Bank MD Explains Improved Performance

Sunday 14th May 2017

CBN to Auction N110.9bn Treasury Bills

Elumelu to Deliver SWIFT Regional Conference Address  

Unilever Shareholders Get N378m Dividend on Improved Results

Adeola: Sterling Bank Will Grow Retail Business

Nigeria among Top Global Investment Destinations for 2018

Emulate Fayose by Making Laws Curbing Herdsmen Menace, Union Tasks Govs

Youths’ Death: Army Deploys More Soldiers in NPDC Facility in Warri

2019: El-Rufai Distance Self from Comments by Aide

Improve on Future Polls, INEC Urged

Legislator Decries Sharia Court’s Involvement in Forcible Marriage of Christian Girl

Troops Arrest Boko Haram Member, Kidnappers in Yobe

Life Lessons: Nothing Is Permanent

Predators as Nigeria’s Ultimate Saviours

Understanding the FG, B’Haram Swap Deal

Gradually, Peace Returns to Southern Kaduna

Semantics of Power Game

My Prison Experience

S’East and Its Integration Agenda

A Battle to Sanitise Abia LGs

Saturday, May 13, 2017

X-raying Ekweremadu at 55

Oyediran: Story of an Accomplished Medical Scholar

Ojudus’s Peace, Unity Tour of Ekiti

NLNG PRIZE: All Eyes on 184 Poets

Between Obesere and Lagos Int’l Jazz Festival…

Threat by Released B’Haram Suspect Puts Prisoner Swap Deals in Jeopardy

Unending Political Intrigues: Osinbajo as Acting President or Coordinator of Governmental Affairs

The Plight of Nigerian Workers

DR Congo Ebola Outbreak: FG Launches Preventive Actions

FG Directs Oil Companies to Renew OMLs

Oracle: Nigerian Banks, Others Lose N127bn Annually to Cybercrime

House: N’Assembly N125bn Budget a Shortfall

Kano Anti-Corruption Commission Suspends Own Probe of Emir over Assembly Intervention

Amidst Registration Challenges, 57,000 Candidates Commence Week-long UTME Exams Nationwide

George: Telecoms Operators Breaching National Security

Rotary Club Ikoyi Donates Furniture

Lagos @ 50: Govt’ll Never Betray Trust of Lagosians, Says Ambode

Tor Tiv: Cattle Ranching Only Solution to Herdsmen/Farmers Clashes

Tussle over Daily Times Ownership Resumes

Holiday Hub Nigeria Kicks off at UNILAG

Ex-US Marine Joins Guber Race

Military Arrests Fleeing Soldier for Shooting Judiciary Worker

FG to Give Preference to Indigenous Consultants

Set up Security Trust Fund, SGS Urges States

Oil and Gas Transparency Group Backs Reforms in NCDMB

Orji Hails S’Court Judgment, Says Win for Ikpeazu is Victory for Abians

After the Long Wait for 2017 Budget, What Next?

Ethiopians Dominate 2017 Okpekpe Road Race

Tottenham Welcome Man United for Last Match at White Hart Lane

Agbakoba, Falana Battle for BOA Lawyers League Title

Sia-One Academy Niger Delta Football Talent Hunt Kicks off

Inflation to Maintain Downward Streak in April, Say Analysts

Omoigui-Okauru: Nigeria Needs Automated, Harmonised Tax System to Expand Revenue Base

Rafsanjani: Nigeria Should Establish Trust Fund to Manage Recovered Assets

Emirates’ Profits Drop 70%, Cites US Restrictions

Learning from Atedo Peterside’s Legacy

Ethiopian Airlines Leads Singapore’s Charm Offensive in Nigeria

US Laptop Ban to Extend to European Flights

Saturday 13th May 2017

Alex Obiogbolu as PDP’s Master Stroke for Anambra

Governor Umahi is Bold, Confident and Assertive

State Secretaries Canvassed Setting up Security Trust Fund

Four Killed in Suicide Attack on Varsity

Threat by Freed Boko Haram Terrorist Mere Propaganda, Says Army

10 Hours of Laughter, 1000 VVIPs, 35 Private Jets, Tons of Bi-partisan Goodwill in Minna

10 Hours of Laughter, 1000 VVIPs, 35 Private Jets, Tons of By-partisan Goodwill in Minna

Obiozor: We Must Reform, Restructure or Perish Idea of One Nigeria

FG Pumps $500m into NSIA as Osinbajo Inaugurates New Board

Supreme Court Upholds Nomination, Election of Ikpeazu as Abia Governor

As Wike Rolls Out Drums for Rivers @ 50

John Ogu; Striving for  Super Eagles Regular Shirt

All Eyes on Cheprot as 5th Okpekpe Race Holds Today

Second Abuja Runway, Other Projects Led to Increase in 2017 Budget, Says Senate

St. Finbarrs, Jubril Martins Book GTBank Masters Cup Semis

Principal’s Cup: A Great Revival in Delta State

 N11b Fuel Theft: DSS Fails to Produce Ubah, Files Objection

Ex-PDP Stalwarts Jostle for Anambra APC Guber Ticket

3 Die as WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak in Republic of Congo

Herdsmen on Rampage in Delta, Kill 4 in Ndokwa 

Police Special Squad Gun Down Suspected Killers of Delta Area Commander

Friday, May 12, 2017

NEMA Calls for Emergency Preparedness

Tension as Navy Kills Warri Boys

Court Admits Former FCT Minister, Bala Mohammed to N500m Bail 

Bayelsa Placates Striking Teachers

Amaechi to Chair IoD Forum

No Plot by APC to Foist One-Party State on Nigeria, Says Oyegun

Ambode to Boost Schools’ Security with 3000 Commissionaires 

Oando Share Price Reaches Two Year High

Anti-Corruption Bills Ready for Passage Soon, Says Senate Committee Chair

Nutritionists List Health Benefits of Fruit Juices

Leke Alder Tackles Branding Question for Start-ups

Edo Govt. to Develop World Class Traffic System

The Contentious War against Emir Sanusi

Fidelis Anosike: The New, Revived Daily Times  is Going to be News From the Eyes of History Image Identity

Roy Ilegbodu: How We Saved Arik from Crashing

Mercy Aigbe, Lanre Gentry: Another Look at Domestic Violence

  SEASON OF BOOKS AND DENIALS

As Osinbajo Succeeds Okonjo Iweala

“Acting or Coordinating”, Osinbajo is In Charge

OGECHI SHIRLEY IGWE: My Transition from Modelling to Acting and Producing

Nigeria’s Auto Industry to Import Less than 10,000 Vehicles in 2017, Says Ade-Ojo

Ford Partners Riders for Health to Improve Healthcare in Nigeria

Driving Mirrors and Blind Spots (Concluded)

‘Dawn – Inspired by Fashion’ Makes Asian Premiere at Auto Shanghai 2017

Ferrari to Produce LaFerrari Successor  in 2021 

BMW Ends Production of  6 Series Coupe

Ebiye Imeobong: I Kill Depression, Reduce Crime with Jokes

What is The Psi of Your Tyres(2)

Friday 12th May 2017

Adewole Favours Locally Manufactured Drugs, Calls for Investment in Health Sector

Ikpeazu Forgives Detractors in Victory, Seeks Support to Build Abia 

APC Hails N’Assembly for Disclosing Budget Details

Life Lessons : “Treat Your Mind As Your Most Important Asset”

Thursday, May 11, 2017

The Spin Doctors of Aso Rock (1)

A Senator’s Burden

Finally, National Assembly Releases Its Budget Details, Passes FG’s Spending Bill

ExxonMobil Crisis Deepens as Oil Workers Threaten Shell, Chevron, Total

Osinbajo: Buhari Treats Me Like a Son

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe ‘Not Asleep Just Resting His Eyes’

Obasanjo Wants to Become a Music Producer, Distributor

Expectedly, Lagos Tops IGR List as 35 States Pool N801.95bn in 2016

Interest Groups Kept Nigeria’s Oil Sector From Growing, Says Kachikwu

FG: Chibok Girls to Reunite with Parents Next Week

Court Remands INEC Staff in Prison for Receiving N111.5m Bribe

2016 Budget: Works Gets Lion Share as FG Releases N1.2tn Capital Vote

Labour Threatens Nationwide Strike over Non-review of Mininum Wage

Minna Agog as Babangida’s Daughter Marries Friday

We’ll Soon Tackle Challenges Confronting Police, Osinbajo Promises

Delta Lawmakers Impeach Speaker, Majority Leader

Amosun Escapes Death as CBN Bullion Van Rams into Gov’s Convoy

Meningitis Death Toll Tops 1,000

Court of Appeal Reverses Ex-NIMASA DG, Omatseye’s Conviction

Another Herdsmen Attack Claims Eight Lives in Benue

Dasuki: Court to Rule on Prosecution’s Request to Shield Witnesses June 15

Osinbajo Visits Katsina Amid Tight Security

Bank Staff Arraigned for N100m Forex Scam

FG Suspends FUNAAB VC over Alleged Corruption Charges

Claimant in Land Dispute Case Dies in Court Before Testifying

6m Nigerians Susceptible to Diabetes, Warns Global Panel

Keyamo Writes IG over Involvement of Delta Police in Kidnapping

FG to Tie Award of Contracts, Incentives to Job Creation Ability

Tambuwal Tasks APC States on Sustenance of FG Policies

NNPC COOs Sing Performance Bonds

Illegal Oil Refinery Operators Position to Key into FG’s Modular Refinery Policy

Cooking Gas Marketers Seek Court Injunction against Umbrella Association

EUROPA: Nervy Man Utd Survives Celta Vigo to Book Ajax Final

Group Objects to EFCC’s Handling of Mohammed’s Trial

DMO: Why We Are Targeting All Nigerians in New FGN Savings Bond

LG Polls: Senator Owie Calls for Abolition of State Electoral Commissions

Ambassador Andrew Young to Honor Former Vice President Joe Biden,

Melaye’s Representation Negates What Okun People are Known for, Says Group

Again, NDIC Debunks Rumour of Financial Distress in Banks

BoI Disbursed N66bn to SMEs in 2016

MFBs Seek Conducive Environment for SMEs to Thrive

Zenith Bank to Raise $500 Million to Boost Operations

NFF MUST PUT HOUSE IN ORDER

3,000 Athletes to Run at 5th Okpekpe Race

CAN Calls for Withdrawal of Nigeria’s Contingent from Muslims Only Games

Chelsea Waiting to be Crowned at West Brom Friday

Serie A: Juve, Roma Clash Live on StarTimes World Sports

CBL/Lagos ‘May Madness’ Dunks off at Teslim Balogun Stadium

Justice Phillips Joins FIFA Ethics Committee

Murray Knocked out of Madrid Open

Okowa to Draw Curtain on Delta Sports Festival Friday

Amai Sec. School, others for Semis

Apapa as Messy Metaphor

The Economic Recovery and Growth Plan – Risk Factors

Airports Upgrade May Cost FG N32b

NEPC Backs Establishment of Export Processing Facility at Lilypond Terminal

NPA, Japanese Govt to Collaborate on Developmental Projects

NIMASA Pledges More Investments in Maritime Sector

Italian Govt Applauds Intels Investments in Nigeria

SON Determined to Boost Business Environment in Nigeria

Lagos, Kano Rail Lines to Link Apapa Ports

Of Recessions, Trades Unions and Labour Relations

Acting President or Coordinator ‎ of Govt’s Activities

FG Declares Maiduguri Airport Safe, as Arik Donates to IDP

Med-View Airline to Acquire B777, 737-800 Aircraft

MMA2: Controversy over an Agreement

National Carrier: FG Treads the Old Path

Aniebonam: Nigerian Shippers Council Brought Inefficiency into CRFFN

70 African Tour Operators for Ghana Travel Fair

Court Remands INEC Staff in Prison over N111.5m Scam

Niger Govt Procures 15,000mt of Fertiliser for Sale to Farmers

Minna Agog as Babangida Gives out Daughter in Marriage

Ekiti Assembly Orders Fayose to Set up Judicial Panel to Probe Fayemi

Deepen FG Policies for Sustainable Development, Tambuwal Advises APC States

Expert Gives Reasons Why Nigeria Produces Graduates without Skills

Shun Corruption, Don Tasks Journalists

FG to Review National Broadband Plan in 2018

Taxiade Pledges to Revolutionise Tax Management

SEC: Direct Cash Settlement to be Mandatory from September 1

BoI to Charge Zero Per Cent Interest on Loans to Youths

Expect Calls for Technology Adoption to Boost Nigeria’s Low GDP

Forex: NACCIMA Lauds CBN’s Sanction against Banks

Dankwambo Assures Farmers of Adequate Fertilizer

Onajite: Sensitisation is the Key to Cashless Policy

Furore over Renewed Move to Relocate Lagos Computer Village

Adelusi-Adeluyi: Healthcare Professionals Should Embrace a New Mindset

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Thoughts on LSE’s ‘Companies to Inspire Africa’

Restarting Growth in sub-Saharan Africa

Kano Assembly Constitutes Committee to Probe Sanusi

Lai Mohammed: Controversy over Buhari’s Handover Letter Needless Distraction

Shell Commences Trans-Forcados Pipeline Testing

Soludo: CBN’s FX Policy Requires More Work

Parents of Chibok Schoolgirls Face Wait to be Reunited

Moody’s Assigns Stable Outlook on Nigerian Banking Sector

Sambo Visits Osinbajo

Two Nigerians Shot Dead in South Africa

FG Considers Partnering Bi-Courtney on Construction of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Tinubu: Jonathan Spent Huge Amount of Money to Defeat Ambode in 2015

$1.2bn Loan Negotiation with Banks Ongoing, Says Etisalat

Finally, Senate C’ttee Begins Screening of 27 RECs

Army Appoints New Commanders, Staff Officers to Formations, Units

National Assembly Accuses BPP of Corruption, Agency for Probe

1,653MW Power Generation Licences Risk Cancellation

House Moves to Liberalise Oil & Gas Export Free Zone

Customs Reconstitutes Mgt Team, Appoints Four Acting DCGs, Others

Ex-NNPC GMD Loses Bid to Reverse Forfeiture Order on $9.8m

Ex-FCT Minister, Bala Mohammed Docked, Remanded in Custody

WHO: Patients’ Safety in Nigeria Deplorable

Rotary In’t President to Chair District 9110 Ogun Conference

House Investigates ITF over Alleged Fraud

Rivers Has Made Investments to Upgrade Security Infrastructure, Says Wike

Ondo Plans N15bn Employment Trust Fund for SMEs

Suswam Withdraws N10bn Suit against DSS

Ekwueme Pledges Fatherly Support for Nnamdi Kanu

Sujimoto Bags Award at 10th Luxury Real Estate and Hotelier Summit

Adewole: FG to Upgrade Standard of Midwifery Practices in Nigeria

BDC Drags FirstBank, Travelex to Court

Oshiomhole, Wife Donate to Edo IDPs

Saraki Warns against Misuse of ECOWAS Free Trade Policy

Ijaw Youth Council, Others Condemn Military Invasion of Ondo Community

OGBC Workers Shut down Station indefinitely over Unpaid Salaries

184 Poets Vie for $100,000 NLNG Literature Prize

Ambode Enjoins Religious Bodies to Pray for Lagos at 50

Suspected Herdsmen Kill Police Inspector, Injure Three Others in Delta

Court Orders Former Minister’s Sons to Pay NERFUND N61.057m

Soldier Shoots Judiciary Driver in Uyo over Right of Way

Abia CP Relocates to Aba over Upsurge of Kidnapping

RRS Nabs 20 Youths over Gang Wars in Lagos Neighbourhood

Couple Arrested for Selling Six-year-old Daughter for N400,000

Finally, Police Detain DPO for Killing Fashion Designer

Champions League: It’s Real, Juve Final

FIFA Ratifies Nine World Cup Slots for Africa

Access Bank/UNICEF Charity Polo to Gallop off in Kaduna May 15

Moses: Conte Revived My Career with the Wing-back Role

Leipzig vs Bayern: An Unlikely Top of the Table Clash

Okpekpe Organisers Set to Host a World-class Race

Ukwuani, Aniocha-South, Ethiope-West Lead Medals Table

NPFL: Rangers Fight Back to Hold Gombe

Ronaldinho Adores Okocha at FIFA Congress

Herrera Craves Total Old Trafford Support for Man Utd against Celta Vigo

Winners Emerge at Rivers @ 50 Wrestling Finals

Funeral Service Held for Former England Defender Ugo Ehiogu

Pogba’s World-record Transfer Under Probe

Of Chibok Girls and Falomo Boys

Reddington Hospital Redefines Healthcare in Nigeria

FG: Nigeria Ranked Number One in High Tuberculosis Cases in Africa

‘Increased Mortality Rate from NCD Caused by High Cost of Treatment’

Expert Gives Tips on How to Cope with Diabetes During Ramadan

Access Bank, Others Push for Malaria Prevention

Okowa Tasks Nigerians on Regular Health Check

Cancer Diagnosis: Not a Death Sentence (1)

Nurses Call for Equality Within Health Sector

Meningitis: Nigeria Kidding with Local Production of Vaccines

Pharmaceutical Firm Launches Fight against Malaria

Avoid Self-Medication During Severe Pain, Expert Tells Nigerians

China Donates $5m to Fight Malnutrition in N’East Nigeria

Business Woman Docked over Production of Counterfeit Goods

Kantar Takes Treated-Nets, Doctors to Pregnant Women against Maternal, Child Deaths

NAFDAC Gets Latest Model of 1260 Agilent HPLC Analyzer to Fight Counterfeiting

Malnutrition: Expert Tasks Parents, Others on Positive Behaviour

NACA Sues for Closer Ties with NHIS

UNICEF: Fine-tuning Delta School Feeding, Other Programmes

Danu: Corrupt People in Buhari’s Govt Will Be Exposed

Lost & Found

Should the National Assembly Arms be Merged?

CISLAC Steps up Campaign against Tobacco Smoking

Kogi Governor Charges NEWMAP on Erosion Control

Lekki Free Trade Zone Investment Rises to $15 Billion

RESEARCH AND THE UNIVERSITIES

INEC’s Indecisiveness in Anambra

Thursday 10th May 2017

Northern Elders Challenge Govs to Restore Lost Glory

Ondo Plans N15bn Employment Trust Fund

‘Girl Child Education Extremely Poor in Ekiti’

Fidelity Bank Academy to Train, Empower 200 Oko Poly Students

EFCC Arraigns Ex-FCT Minister Mohammed over N864m Fraud

Ekiti LG Staff Jailed for Raping Minor

Sokoto Creates 27,166 Jobs in Agric Sector in 2 Years

Gunmen Kill Enugu Deputy Gov’s Orderly

THE RELEASE OF 82 CHIBOK GIRLS

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

…N’Assembly Increases 2017 Budget by N143bn, to Pass Spending Bill Thursday

Nigerians Express Outrage as British Artist, Damien Hirst, Copies Ife Sculpture Without Giving Credit

FG, Agip to Sign Unbelievable $15bn Refinery, Power Project Deal for N’Delta

Swiss Govt Opens Up on Why It Helped in Negotiating Chibok Girls’ Release

IMF Seeks Strong, Sound Policy Measures to Restart Nigeria, Sub-Saharan Africa’s Growth

Ikoyi Billions: House C’ttee Issues 24-hour Ultimatum to NIA DG

NLNG: Amendment of Act Will Portray Nigeria as Promise Breaker

Court Clears Oronsaye of Corruption Charges

PDP Intact, No Decision to Join New Party, Says BoT

Fuel Subsidy Probe: DSS Video Shows Farouk Lawan Receiving Bribe from Otedola

Rivers Re-run Election Crisis: Court Declares Police Probe Panel Illegal

CBN Approves $100m for Sale at SMIS

Oil Workers Threaten to Shut Down ExxonMobil Operations

Borno Governor, Chibok Elders Meet 82 Freed Schoolgirls

Court Orders DSS to Produce Ifeanyi Ubah on Friday

Minister: Present NDDC Management Not Responsible for Poor Projects Execution

Senate Declines to Withdraw $5bn Fraud Petition against Chevron

Dele Fajemirokun No Longer Director in Food Concepts Plc

Witness Tells Court How EFCC Recovered $9.8m from Yakubu’s House

Femi Kuti to Try Again After Failing to Beat World Record for Longest Sax Note

GE Equips Women’s Health Centre With State-of-the-Art Equipment

Five Officers Missing as Smugglers Attack Customs in Ogun, Torch Patrol Van

Court Remands Husband in Prison for Allegedly Killing SEC Director

Lagos Chief Judge Frees 66 Awaiting Trial Inmates from Kirikiri Prison

23-year-old Arraigned for Stealing

Oloyode: JAMB Has Curbed Malpractices by Merging CBT Centres

Ikebiri Community Sues Oil Giant, ENI in Italian Courts

LASG Charges Two for Abusing Land Use Charge Field Officials

Lagos Moves to CriminalisePower Theft, Vandalisation

University Don: Why Sudden Death is on the Nigeria is at a Crossroads, More Divided, Warns Soludo Increase in Nigeria

184 poets vie for $100,000 NLNG Literature Prize

Beyond Numbers and External Validations

Blending the Town and Gown for Effective Research

OASIS President Canvasses Partnership for Effective E-learning Education

FG Takes Steps Towards Eliminating Skills Gap in Education

200 Staff of Kogi State University Screened Out of Service

The Chiboks Girls’ Narrative

Inflation Rate Predicted to Reduce Further in April

Ronaldo’s Hat-trick Moves Real Close to 12th Champions League Title

FG Task Unity Colleges On Proactive Measures against Emergencies

GMOs: FG Tasks Regulatory Agencies ‎on Synergy

Wema Bank’s Strive towards Futuristic Banking

Savings Bonds: DMO Woos Retail Investors with High Coupon

British Virgin Islands Court Places Sea Trucks into Provisional Liquidation

ICAN Awards Members for Sustaining Accounting Profession

UNILAG Alumni Awards Scholarships to Indigent Students

Tuesday 9th May 2017

‘We Can Fly, If Given Wings’

NPFL’S Abubakar, Bassey in Cairo for CAF Club Licensing Instructors’ Workshop

Dankwambo Assures Farmers of Adequate Fertiliser

Ozekhome Gives Legal Implications of Buhari’s Medical Trip

Don: Why Sudden Death is on the Increase in Nigeria

Man Sentenced to Death for Patricide in Ekiti

Elitist Pensioners Call on Fayose to Pay 9 Months Arrears

Monday, May 08, 2017

Buhari Expresses Confidence His Absence Won’t Affect Governance

Chibok Girls: Makarfi’s PDP Comes Under Fire for Criticising Prisoner Swap

Femi Kuti Breaks World Saxophone Record

FG: Discos Don’t Have Exclusivity Over Distribution Areas

The 82 Chibok Girls and Other Stories

Appeal Court Dismisses Amaechi’s Suit against Wike’s Judicial Panel of Inquiry

Chibok Girls’ Parents Learning If Daughters Among Those Freed Via Media

Herdsmen Unleash Fresh Attack on Benue Community, Scores Killed

CBN Offers $81.2m for PTA, Tuition Fees, SME Segments

FCTA Disburses N2.12bn to Six Area Councils

Anthony Enahoro’s Son Dies at 63

Oil Prices Rise after Hint of Longer Extension to OPEC Cut

Prof Adeyemi: FG Must Intervene to Prevent Stigmatisation of Chibok Girls

N’Assembly Leadership, Ministers, NLC Meet over Unpaid Workers’ Benefits, Pensions

Danbatta: NCC Worried But Helpless over Job Cuts in Telecoms Sector

Court Refuses to Unfreeze Patience Jonathan’s $15m Account

FG Inaugurates C’ttee to Review Pension Liabilities

Nnamdi Kanu in Enugu, Vows Never to Give up on Biafra Agitation

NIS Announces Availability of Passport Booklets

Osinbajo Congratulates French President-elect, Macron

Adewole: FG Committed to Health, Wellbeing of Freed Chibok Girls

Omokri Lauds Buhari, Expresses Reservations about Boko Haram’s Gesture

Osun PDP Supports Adeleke Family on Rejection of Coroner’s Inquest

Senate Rescinds Decision to Restrict Cameramen from Plenary

DPO Shoots Fashion Designer, Injures Two

Media Group Decries Attempt to Smear Former PENCOM DG’s Reputation

Police Arrest Two for Fake Production of Voters’ Card

Sokoto AG Not Authorised to Take over EFCC’s Case, Says DPP

ICPC Secures Six-year Jail Term for Visa Racketeer

Judge: Dudafa’s Statements to EFCC Voluntarily Made

UNIUYO Gives Herdsmen Ultimatum to Withdraw Cattle from University Campuses

NTC ACT AND THE TOBACCO LOBBY

FG, Islamic Devt Bank Seal Deal on Research Findings Commercialisation

Bank of Agriculture Injects N9bn into S-east States

Wapic Insurance Q1 Profit Rises by 135%

Afreximbank to Host Business, Political Leaders

NSE All-Share Index Gains 0.70% on Sustained Bull Run

FG to Unveil New Investors for NNPC’s Refineries

The Lifestyle Bank

Rohr Leaves out Victor Moses from Corsica Camp

PIB: Sale of Shares of Oil Assets to Foreigners May Thwart Nigerian Content

Osikoya : Diversity and Inclusion Drive Innovation at Maersk Group

Nations Meet in Bonn to Take Forward Guidelines for Fully Implementing Paris Agreement

Arita, Juma, Gudeta Lead Okpekpe Race Elite Athletes cast

6th Delta State Sports Festival Opens Amid Funfare

Africa50 Appoints Klousseh Director of Project Development

Premiership: Chelsea One Win away from Title

Higuain Warns Juve against Monaco Slip

GMOs: FG Tasks Regulatory Agencies ‎on Synergy

FG: IDB to Help Nigeria in Commercialisation of Research Findings

FG: Discos Don’t Have Exclusive Rights over Distribution Areas

Danbatta: NCC Worried over Job Cuts in Telecoms Sector

Late Anthony Enahoro’s first son dies @63

Stop Using Social Media to Denigrate Leaders, Altine Advises Nigerian Youths

Minister Tasks National Assembly to Pass Speed Limiting Device Bill

Security Agents Avert Violence in Kaduna

FG Ends Intels’ Dominance of Oil and Gas Port Logistics Services

Extend Whistle-blowing Policy to Electoral Fraud, Orji Advises FG

Forces Make Commissioning of ASCL Elusive, Says Administrator

Makoko Youths Get a Helping Hand

Bakassi People: In Quest for a New Abode

Buhari Departs for London After Receiving Chibok Girls

Macron Wins French Presidency by Landslide

NSA Briefed Buhari on NIA’s $289m Covert Projects Last Year

CBN Pledges to Sustain Dollar Injection in Forex Market

Wike Asks Court to Restrain IG, EFCC, DSS from Searching His House

Ambode Issues Executive Order on Enforcement of Lagos Master Plan

S’ East Govs Vow to Find Solution to Power Problem

Tanker Drivers Deny Being Incited by Ifeanyi Ubah

House C’ttee: Delayed Passage of Budget Won’t Shut Down Govt, Economy

Atiku, Shettima Commend Buhari on Release of 82 Chibok Girls

Bala Usman: Buhari Has Fulfilled His Promise on Chibok Girls

Italian Govt Commends FG

Sunday, May 07, 2017

Rescue Remaining 113 Girls, BBOG Tells FG

APC Hails Schoolgirls’ Return   

Recession Will Be over Soon, Says Adeosun

Makarfi PDP Condemns Release of Boko Haram Suspects in Exchange for Chibok Girls

Babalakin Calls for Airport Concessions as MMA2 Turns 10

South-east Group Faults Presidency on Removal of Ex-PenCom DG

2017 UTME: JAMB Breaks Record with 1.7m Applications

Former AGF, Adoke Alleges Raid by EFCC on Brother’s House

Again, Amaechi Slams Wike, Supports Soyinka’s Call for Prosecution of Anti Corruption Detractors

Dangote to invest $450m in Sugar Production in Niger State

Lagos Taskforce Demolishes 120 Illegal Shops, Structures in Lekki

$8.8m Fraud: Court Fixes Date for Application Against Arrest Warrant for  Indian-British Nationals

Council Polls: Lagos Dismisses Report on Candidates’ Imposition

 Rivers at 50: Christians Dedicate State to God

FIRS Shuts Lagos, Owerri, Port Harcourt Firms over Tax Debts

Police Recover Ammunition in Kwara

Police Nab Suspected Uber Hijacker

NHIS Entangled in Alleged Abuse of Procurement Act

Ondo Raid: Complainants Benefitted from Ibori’s Plunder, Says Military

Girl, 14, Arrested in Ondo for Attempted Poisoning

Edo, Italy, British Govts Meet to Curb Human Trafficking

The Many Potentials in Anthony Joshua

STATES AND THE UBEC FUND

Brazil Wins Fifth FIFA Beach World Cup

PREMIERSHIP: Arsenal Ends Man Utd’s 25-match Unbeaten Streak

Gombe Utd Hands Manu Three-game Ultimatum

Nosa Igiebor Retires from Eagles

Organisers Unveil Prize Money Outlay for 5th Okpekpe Race

Delta Sports Festival Begins Monday in Ozoro

ZENITH WOMEN B’BALL: Cash Crunch Forces Oluyole Babes to Dump League

CBL to Celebrate Lagos @ 50 with May Madness Basketball Tourney

Gabon 2017: Uchegbulam, Abodunrin, Udoh on CAF Duty

Sanusi Charges Pitch Award Organisers to Sustain Credibility

Sharapova Sets up Bouchard Grudge Match

Elumelu Harps on Job Creation to Boost Africa’s Growth

Stock Market Gains N156bn on Renewed Investor Sentiment

Mismanaging the President’s Ill Health

Experts Seek Greater Awareness on Cyber Crime

Stanbic IBTC Introduces Online Account Opening Service

NSE Delists Four Firms, Automates Rights Issue Trading, Settlement

NNPC: Oil Companies Cut over 440,000 Jobs

Equities Market Recovery Prospects Brighten

NCS to Partner NCDMB, NIMASA Others on Local Content in Shipping

Lagos Govt Insists on Relocating Computer Village 

‘Insurance, Banking Sectors to Lose Branch Networks by 2030

Murphy: There is Increasing Optimism about the Nigeria Economy

Rebuilding Investors’ Confidence

Sunday 7th May 2017

Macron Wins French Presidency

Exercising Its Mandate, BoI Records Impressive Outing

Ambode Issues Executive Order to Enforce Lagos Master Plan

Sade Okoya at 40: A Birthday Feast Fit for Royalty

When Two Elephants Fight…As Oluwo of Iwo and High Chief Abiola Ogundokun Engage in Verbal Slugfest

Obasanjo’s Wife or a Prophetess of Doom?

Ikpeazu Advises S’east Govs to Build Durable Roads

BBOG Commends FG on Return of 82 Chibok Schoolgirls

Unruly Acts by Air Passengers will Now Attract Criminal Charges, Says NCAA

CBN Offers N2bn Agric Loan to Shonga Farms

Sokoto to Upgrade School of Health Technology

Speakers Conference Okays Buhari Administration’s Zeal to Fight Corruption

Saturday, May 06, 2017

Ibukun Awosika: Changing the Fortunes of FirstBank

The Options Before President Buhari

DSS Arrests Ifeanyi Ubah for N11bn Petrol Theft, Economic Sabotage

FG Secures Release of 82 More Chibok Schoolgirls

France Decides Today

Oyegun: Anambra Election Will Test APC’s Acceptance in South-east

Makarfi PDP Faction Mulls Option B, Forms New Party

Chike-Obi: Nigeria Needs Double-digit Growth to Exit Recession

Police Confirm 26 Dead, 11 Injured in Lagos-Ibadan Auto Crash

FG Releases Additional N30bn for Amnesty Programme

Edo to Commence BTC Contract Bids Monday

Soyinka: EFCC Should Prosecute Detractors of Fight against Corruption

Senate Set to Save Poultry Sector, Says Saraki

Niger Delta Now an Investment Destination, Says NDDC Boss

FG Earns N6bn from Lottery in Five Years

Choose Best Man to Succeed Me in 2018, Aregbesola Tells Osun People

Whistle-Blower Policy on Illicit Arms

United’s Unbeaten Run Threatened by Arsenal’s Top Four Charge

Kanu Tips Moses for African Player of the Year Award

ATP Tour: Raonic, Cilic to Contest Istanbul Final

La Liga: Real Spank Granada, Barca Thrash Villareal

The DSS Recruitment Rebalancing

From Govt House to State Facility: All Public Housing

Danger of Inter-agency Rivalry

Before the New Whistleblower Template Sets Off

A Nation’s Dying Politics of Ideology

Okezie Ikpeazu: It’s Unfair to Politicise Buhari’s Health

A Lingering Legal Tussle on the Verge of Denouement

Saraki’s Humane Persona

The Dilemma of APC National Convention

Letter to My Brother, Yemi Ogunbiyi

Global Peace and Security Will be Far-fetched in the Near Future: Non-nuclearisation Politics as a Pointer

Buhari, May Day and the Question of Workers’ Welfare

Beauty is the Eyes of a Metal Beast

Visual Explorators Arrive at Quintessence

Daniella’s Got it…

FG, Analysts Differ on Rising Debt Profile

Optimism as Nigeria Inches Towards Meeting Daily Oil Output Benchmark

As Investors Eye AMCON-managed Airlines…

The Renewed Call for New Minimum Wage

OTC: The Changing Face of Oil Business in Nigeria

Towards Adequate FX Supply to SMEs

Positive Portents as Tourism Bigwigs Grace NATOP Summit

Saturday 6th May 2017

Victor Anichebe: Gone Down With Black Cats

Wenger, Mourinho Bury Differences Ahead of Top-Four Quest

Messi: Ban Lifted after Appeal

Djokovic Splits with Coaching Crew 

Continental Basketball League Celebrates Lagos @ 50 with ‘May Madness Tourney’

Button Says It’s a Dream Returning to Monaco GP

Driving Nigeria’s Teen Football Development   

Groves Relishes Fourth World Title Challenge 

EFCC: Wife of Suspended NIA DG Bought Ikoyi Flat for N360m

Bademosi U-19 Cricket: Ukpong, Fadahunsi Hail Team Oyo 

UNICEF: 3,900 Nigerian Children Died from Boko Haram Crises

Ondo, Ogun, Lagos Attacks: Military Continues Raidon Militants’ Hideouts

At Last, Chime Formally Joins APC, Rules Out Rift with Nnamani

UNTH Carries Out 300 Open Heart Surgeries in 14Years

UNDP to Spend US$4 million in 2017 on North East

UNICEF Donates N47m for Sokoto Rural Water Programme

Michael Okpara University Moves to Sack 460

Kogi Govt Threatens to Sack Striking Doctors over Unpaid Salaries

Police Barricade Entrance to Plateau PDP Secretariat

World Economic Forum Seeks Action on Africa

Obaseki Receives List of Political Nominees

Group Chides Ortom Over Suswams Arrest, Call for His Immediate Release

Osinbajo’s Visit to Delta State Quelled Unrest, Says Okowa

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Warns Against Plan to Frame Ekweremadu

BankofIndustry,NCAC Seal N300m MoU on Arts

Anambra 2017: Group Shops for Obiano’s Replacement

Rivers State: Nigeria’s Tourism, Investment Destination

The Nigerian Senate: Performance, Even in Midst of Storm

AfDB, African Economies, Insights and Strategies for Development

Garlands for Lalong on Plateau Peace Building

Friday, May 05, 2017

Segun Adeniyi: Let us Ignore that Book

Jones Anaele: Imo Medical Mission USA is Giving Back to Society

Esther Ijewere-Kalejaiye: Many People Don’t Like My Openness about Rape

The Impunity of DSS’s Lopsided Recruitment

Six Reasons Why Domestic Tourism Must Thrive

DO OUR YOUTHS REALLY KNOW WHAT THEY WANT

Imoke: Nigerian Tourism Needs Nigerians to Thrive

The Lagos Leather Fair Debuts

When Azuh Arinze Unveiled the CEO’S Bible

The movie BUSTED “A Lone Road”

AU Unveils 2017 AFRIMA Calendar in South Africa

Industry Stakeholders Commends ‘Slow Country’ At Premiere

Kia Motors Nigeria Unveils 2018 Kia Sportage

Ferrari is Developing Most Hardcore V8 Model

Driving Mirrors and Blind Spots

Mercedes AMG GT Concept Ready for Production

2019 Ford Ranger Spied

What is the PSI of Your Tyres?

Alleged One million Disparity in the 2015 Kano Elections Results

Face, Not Tribal, Marks

Lai Mohammed’s Jollof Lies

Who Needs a Consultant to Clear Grass?

EMMANUEL MACRON He’s 39, She’s 64: The Odd Couple Who Could be Running France

Friday 5th May 2017

Seven Killed in Suicide Attack on Konduga

UNICEF Donates N47m for Sokoto Rural Water Supply Programme

Ohanaeze Youths Mobilise Ndigbo to Obtain Voter Cards

MOUAU Moves to Sack 460 Workers

Ekiti Immunises 579,540 Children against Polio

Thursday, May 04, 2017

Buhari Meets Emefiele, Pleased With Stability in Forex Market

New Book Justifies Jonathan’s Claim Obama Administration Influenced His Defeat

Adeosun: FG Will Spend on Infrastructure to Exit Recession

Three Female Suicide Bombers Killed at Military Outpost

FG Appoints Lufthansa, Five Others Advisers on Establishment of National Carrier

FG Will Continue to Guarantee Freedom of Worship, Says Osinbajo

Nigerien President Reschedules Visit to Buhari

INEC Registers 57,737 in Three Days of CVR

Despite Listing on Order Paper, Senate C’ttees Fail to Lay 2017 Budget

House Urges FG to Urgently Address Passport Scarcity

Kogi Court Sentences Two Cattle Rustlers to Death by Hanging

Wike: Why We Are Building Federal Courts in Rivers

President’s Long Sick Leave Fuels Power Grab Fear

FG Inaugurates FRC Board, Seeks Improved World Bank Ranking

CAN Lists Conditions for Peace in Southern Kaduna

NPS Vaccinates 29,164 Inmates Against Meningitis

APC Targets N1.2bn Monthly Revenue from Membership Dues

ExxonMobil Suspends Workers over Dec 2016 Violent Protests

Jubilation in Jigawa as Court Releases Lamido on Bail

Nigerian Breweries’ MD Set for New Role in Heineken Group

Supreme Court to Hear PDP Leadership Tussle Suit May 25

Senate Restricts Cameramen from Covering Proceedings

CCT Trial: Saraki to Make No-case Submission

Judge Accepts EFCC’s Apology, Lifts Embargo on Ashinze’s Case

LASG: We Didn’t Compromise Recruitment into Neighbourhood Safety Corps

Unknown Gunmen Kill 10 in Taraba in Separate Attacks

Dickson: Those Opposed to IOCs Relocation Enemies of N’Delta

Senate C’ttee Alleges 228 Vessels Smuggled Items Evaded Customs

Govt will be Grounded if 2017 Budget is Not Passed, Ozekhome Warns N’Assembly, Presidency

Set up Manufacturing Plants in Nigeria, Adeosun Tells Japanese Investors

Restructuring or Military Dictatorship

Why Eight Banks Avoided CBN FX Ban

Banks Urged to Diversify Portfolio, Fund MSMEs

ERM and Corporate Governance

Shareholders Approve Fidelity Bank Dividend Payout

UBA Introduces Mobile Banking Solution

SEC Intervenes in Ikeja Hotels, Appoints Interim Board

Pilots Warn of Imminent Disaster over Poor Landing Aids

Customs Moves to Reform Import, Export Processes

APM Terminals Boss Highlights Trade Facilitation Principles

Air Peace Gets IOSA Certificate

Africa Leads as Global Air Freight Demand Increases

Experts Warn against Sale of Aero, Arik to Foreign Airlines

Adopt Digital Transformation, Signal Alliance, Cisco Urge Banks

Airtel, SOLO, Renmoney Offer Low-cost Smartphones to Nigerians

MainOne Launches Data Centre Project in Sagamu

Bala-Usman: Hard Work Required to Attain Global Best Practices

A Royal Visit

FG’s Penchant for Foreign Airlines

Mohammed: Expatriates Use Our Airlines as Training Ground

Sustainable Use of Africa’s Oceans and Seas

No Movement for Eagles in May FIFA Ranking

Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury Super-fight Set for April Next Year

Cheprot Seeks to Make History at Okpekpe

Bundesliga: Dortmund Hosts Hoffenheim in Week 32 Cracker

S’Africa Names Baxter as New Bafana Coach

Odey, Olatunbosun Set for Eagles Call up

FIBA Changes Headgear Rules to Allow Hijab in Basketball

Iwobi: I Still Have a Long Way to Go in My Soccer Career

Dolphins, IGP Maintain Winning Streak

‘Life Experience Has Humbled Me’

Shaping Tomorrow’s Leaders

Rivers at 50: King Jaja of Opobo, Concubine Hit Stage

‘Nigerian Prince’ Wins $1m Grant at New York Film Festival

Adaa Unleashes ‘Itoro’

Silky Touch Emporium Upgrades Abuja Outlet

Imperial Gate School Holds 9th Inter House Sports

‘Beads Making Gives Me Satisfaction’

High-End Etiquette School, the English Manner, Opens in Lagos

Canon Strengthens Presence in Nigeria with Launch of New Products

Guinness Takes Its ‘Matchday Made of Black’ Experience to Benin

Youths Urged to Embrace Skills Acquisition, Multi-Level Marketing to Augment Earnings

Lai Mohammed Urges T.B. Joshua to Remain in Nigeria

Light Up Awards 2017 to Showcase Governors with Outstanding Power Projects

Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines Offer High Speed Internet on Short and Medium Haul Flights

NGE President: Media Should be Treated as a Business, Not as NGOs

Expelling a Journalist and Other Presidency Blunders

Culinary Tourism Should be the Next Big thing in Africa

Shell to Invest $25bn in Nigeria, Others

FGN Savings Bond Designed to Favour the Poor – DMO DG

Emefiele: Stable Crude Oil Production, Increased Export Have Stabilised Economy

Nigerian Breweries Md Set For New Role In Heineken Group

Sokoto Distributes 172 Transformers to Rural Communities

Three Teenage Girls Killed in Attempted Suicide Attack on Maiduguri

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Dangote Group Partners GAC Motor, Buys Company’s Vehicles for Its Operations

FG: Buhari Will Continue to Rest Until He’s Fit to Work

Nigeria Eyes Six Months Extension Exempting it from OPEC Production Cap

N’Assembly Increases Its Budget to N150bn, Lays 2017 Appropriation Bill Thursday

Life Imitates Art, ‘The Wedding Party’ Couple Banky W, Adesua are Engaged

Canadian Sisters Accused in Nigerian Extortion Scandal Speak Out

Saraki: Why We Started Process for RECs Confirmation

Akinrinade Expresses Regret over His Participation in Nigerian Civil War

GTB, FirstBank, UBA Show Evidence of Funding SMEs, Readmitted into FX Market

Uranta: FG Stonewalled N’Delta Peace Process

Ekweremadu Alleges Plot by Presidency, EFCC to Frame Him

Atiku: How I Escaped Sack from Customs over 53 Suitcases Saga

Lamido’s Continued Detention Shameful, Say Northern Youths

Court Convicts INEC Official, to Forfeit Land, Other Assets to FG

FG Approves N54bn for Reconstruction of Dilapidated Odukpani-Ikot Ekpene Road

FG Moves to Withdraw Idle Oil Refining Licences from Investors

Nigeria Ranked 17th in Attractiveness Index Survey

NBS Puts Nigeria’s Foreign Debt Stock at $11.4bn in 2016

NPA Acquires N9.27bn Tugboats to Attract Large Vessels

FG Dismisses Reporters Without Borders’ Survey, Restates Commitment to Press Freedom

Sultan of Sokoto Calls for Review of Poverty Alleviation Programmes

Skyway to Hold Global Transport System Conference

Reacting to Adeniyi’s Book, Clark Blasts Obasanjo

CCC Cautions Security Agencies on Rivalry, Commends Media

SA Insurance Gets NAICOM’s Nod

FG Denies Closure of Nigerian Embassy in Washington

Stoppage of Pilgrims Sponsorship: LASG Saves N2.4bn

NGOs Call on FG to Ensure Enabling Environment for Media Practice

UNIBEN Alumni Association Lagos Branch Award Dinner

TCN Set to Site $200m Power Transmission Project in Ogun

Power Generation Hits One-month Daily Peak of 4,553.9MW

Unidentified Gunmen Attack Imo Assembly Complex

CJN Onnoghen Cautions Judges against Gratification

Police Raid Kwankwaso’s Brother’s Residence in Kano

House Urges Action over High HIV Infections in IDP Camps

Group Accuses Senator Sani of Alleged Certificate Forgery

Report: Sub-Saharan Africa Still Suffers Largest Illicit Outflows as Percentage of GDP

President Buhari’s Health Challenge

BoI Posts 44% Profit Growth

GTBank Supports SMEs with Food Fair

Nigeria’s Balance of Trade Projected to Hit $3.8bn Next Year

Anchor Borrowers’ Programme: Farmers Commence Loan Repayment

Fidson, Oando, UBA Gain as Bulls Sustain Hold on Stock Market

Wapic Insurance Launches Products

‘Nigeria May Have the Dullest Youths in Future if We Don’t Tackle Stunting Now’

Ovoke’s Lone Strike Earns Rivers Utd Maximum Points against Remo Stars

‘Nigeria Needs $912m to Fight Malnutrition‎’

Bayelsa Keys into FG’s Proposal to Bankroll New Modular Refineries

Create a National Plan against Rape of Babies, NGOs Tell Govts

FG to Inaugurate Committee for ICT Varsity Soon

South Africa to Name Coach for Eagles Clash Next Week

Wema Bank Targets Three Million Customers with ALAT Digital App

Umoh: Only 20% of Adolescents Living with HIV Know their Status

15m Nigerians Suffer from Asthma, Says NTS

Eight Countries Confirm for 5th Okpekpe Road Race

PharmAccess, IFC Support Lagos to Strengthen HEFAMAA

Serie A: Milan, Roma Clash at San Siro Live on StarTimes

Nigeria Police on the Anti-corruption Bandwagon

Jumia Partners Audrey Pack to Fight Maternal, Child Deaths

Insecurity Vote

Abubakar: Governors Have no Security Vote

GOVERNMENT AND TAX DEFAULTERS

Special Olympics Nigeria Marks World Malaria Day in Lagos

What Should be Nigeria’s Biggest Devt Priority?

Ambode Tasks Pregnant Women, Mothers on Malaria Prevention

Kachikwu: Zabazaba Deepwater Project to Proceed Despite Malabu Dispute

Journalists Admonished to Play a Leading Role in Ensuring a Strong Judiciary

Again, Buhari Absent at FEC

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Dividends of Democracy as Misnomer

Buhari Resumes, Meets AGF, NNPC GMD, May Attend Council Meeting Wednesday

…Aisha Buhari Breaks Silence, Says Her Husband’s Health is Not That Bad

CBN Sanctions 14 Banks for Crowding out SMEs in FX Market

FG Pays IOCs $400m as Part Settlement of Cash Call Debt

Tiwa Savage Named Rotary Celebrity Ambassador for Polio Eradication

Propagating the Ijaw Heritage

Fighting the Enemy

TY Bello Reveals She was Sexually Abused as a Child

PINE Probe: Senate C’ttee Indicts Lawal, Demands His Prosecution

AMCON Injects N1.5bn into Ailing Arik Air

Anyaoku Backs Akinyemi, Says FG Should Stop Leaks on NIA

Intelligence Report Declares Biafra Agitators, IMN, Boko Haram Threats to National Security

Dasuki’s Support for Buhari in 2011 Re-echoes in Adeniyi’s Book

Kachikwu: No More State-sponsored Trips to OTC from 2018

Fire Guts Akiolu’s Palace as Staff Leads Monarch to Safety

Lamido Remanded in Kiyawa Prison, Police Teargas Supporters

Implement 2014 Conference Report to Avert Crisis, Delegates Tell Buhari

Police Disrupt Protest over Herdsmen Attacks in Southern Kaduna

Senate to Ascertain Status of Nigeria-UK Prisoner Transfer Agreement

Nnamani C’ttee Pushes for Establishment of Electoral Offences Commission

Fayose Rules out Senatorial Contest in 2019

Court to Rule on Metuh’s Application for Adjournment June 19

Workers’ Day Revolt is a Warning to APC, Says Wike 

  Aregbesola Signs Executive Order on Coroners Inquest into Adeleke’s death 

   FG: Three Federal Universities under EFCC Investigation

Army Denies Killing Eight Youths in Cross River

Babangida Aliyu’s Alleged Corruption Trial Resumes Today

Hundreds Escape Electrocution in Benin

Taraba, Dangote Group Sign Agreement on Multimillion Dollar Lau Sugar Company

Witness: How NAF Officer Kept Records of Badeh’s Laundered Funds

Nigeria’s UN Ambassador Assumes Duty in New York

LASG: 2016 Budget Recorded 80% Performance

Revenue Mobilisation, Number One Priority of ERGP, Says Udoma

House Seeks to Bolster Military, Para-Military Agencies

Amosun Reiterates Need for Economic Diversification

CAN: Buhari Should Not Hesitate to Go for Further Treatment

Lagos Plans to Increase IGR to N50bn in 2018

Peterside: I’m Leaving Stanbic IBTC in Capable Hands

FBN Merchant Bank Records 28% Rise in Profit

ICD, SunTrust Bank Sign Agreement on Non-interest Banking

Dangote Sugar to Invest N106 Billion on Expansion in Six Years

10 Banks Facilitate N26tn Investment in Currency, Fixed Income Securities

FirstBank Chair Tasks Entrepreneurs on Long-term Business Focus

Germany, OGUNCCIMA to Train Youths in Industrial Electronics

CPS: Lagos Remits N78.592 Billion into Workers’ RSAs

Strategies for Reviving a Brand

Regional Cooperation in Oil Marketing

NIOB Partners Lafarge to Check Building Collapse, Unethical Practices

PenCom and the Exercise of Presidential Powers

Efekoha: Govt is Beginning to Realise the Importance of Insurance

Many Battles of NDDC Boss

Rohr Expresses Concern over Musa’s Frame of Mind

Ekpo: I’m Always Worried Whenever Oil Prices Rise

Sand Eagles Crash out of Beach Soccer World Cup

Don Blames Corruption in Nigeria, Others on Poor Governance

Fire Guts Akiolu’s Palace

Babangida, Abdulsalami, Obasanjo Meet behind Closed Doors

Police Disrupt Southern Kaduna Rally over Herdsmen Attacks

Court Remands Lamido in Kiyawa Prison

House Calls for Review of National Minimum Wage

NALT to Honour Osibanjo for Long Service in Teaching

First Batch of NNPC’s 3,000MW Power Plants Ready in 2019, Says Baru

FG Pays IOCs $400m in First Tranche Settlement of Cash Call Debts

Monday, May 01, 2017

Angry Workers Protest as Oshiomhole Explains Tough Economic Conditions

Adeniyi Clarifies Encounter with Jonathan

Despite Recession, Banking Sector Loans to Customers Rise to N16.372trn

Oando Posts N1.7bn PAT, Raises Revenue By 116%

FG Resumes Payment into Excess Crude Account with $87m

Executive, Senate Face-off may Linger over Magu

N7.2bn: N’Assembly to Re-open Investigation of Misappropriation by IG

Don’t Drag Nigeria into Avoidable Doom, Bisi Akande Warns Those ‘Exploiting’ Buhari’s Health

PDP Seeks Unconditional Freedom for Lamido, Aliyu, Suswam

Osinbajo Disagrees with Lai Mohammed, Says Nigeria’s Jollof Rice is the Best

NCAA Conducts Alcohol, Drug Test on Airlines, ATC Personnel

Osinbajo: Breast and Gynae Centre will Save Nigerian Women from Dying

MTN Nigeria Downsizes, Sacks over 280 Workers

Promise, Anger, and Boycott Trail Celebrations Across States

Soldiers Kill Militant Leader, Gang Members

Obi: Security Vote is Our Biggest Source of Waste

Why I Joined Politics by Ekweremadu

IG, Traditional Rulers to Hold Security Summit on Herdsmen, Farmers Clashes

Nigeria LNG Exports Landmark 4000th Cargo to Turkey

Katsina Has Reduced Governance Cost By 40%, Says Masari

Caution Shittu on Second Term, Group Tells Buhari

Gunboats, Marine Police Deploy to Trouble Oku Iboku Communities, Uran as 50 People are Feared Killed

Police Arrest Suspect for Impersonation, Extortion 

Nigeria Spends over $100m Annually to Import Sugar, Says Emefiele

Huge Debt Burden Stalls Gencos’ Expansion Projects

Nigeria, World Bank Inch Closer to Sealing Deal on Electricity Recovery Plan

NEITI Begins Audit of Oil Companies, FG’s Revenues in 2015, 2016

WESTERN EDUCATION IN THE NORTH

Renewable Energy Operators Seek Funding Support

‎Time to Engender Peace is Now

Nigercem Will Bounce Back Soon, FG Promises

Fertilizer Plants to Produce One Million Tonnes to Boost Farming

Nigerdock Graduates Professionals for Egina Project, Injects $500m into Capacity Development

A Scapegoat Named Babachir Lawal

First Bank Continues Good Run in Kaduna

The Honest Guard

May Day: Lagos Workers Dazzle in Novelty Game

Abuja Open: Enosoregbe, Otu Progress to Second Round

In Defence of Titilayo Momoh

Monday 1st May 2017

I Inherited N14.5bn Outstanding Gratuities from Previous Administration, Says Bauchi Gov

Soldiers Kill Wanted Criminal, Gang Members in Ondo

Ekweremadu: Why I Joined Politics

Niger NLC Kicks against Politicisation of Appointments of Permanent Secretaries

Increase Pension to N25,000, NLC Urges Tambuwal

Adeniyi’s Book Opens Pandora’s Box

Obasanjo and His Political Children

Of NIA’s Black Budget and the Mysterious Whistle Blower

Showering Love to the Underprivileged 

Aboru: Remembered After Decades of Neglect

Sunday, April 30, 2017

NIA Probe Report Must Remain Classified, Bolaji Akinyemi Warns

Once Rejected by Nigeria, How Anthony Joshua Became Champion of the World

How Ekweremadu Rallied Igbos to Meet Kanu’s Bail Terms

Improved Dollar Liquidity May Boost Banks’ Earnings

House Ad hoc C’ttee Re-invites NNPC, Others over Missing Oil Revenues

Emir Sanusi: Kano Can Generate N12bn Monthly

NGE Urges Media to Promote Govt Policies on Economic Diversification

Police Arrest Sule Lamido over His Utterances

DPR: Nigeria Loses $850m to Gas Flaring

Adeniyi: Jonathan Caused His Defeat in 2015 Election

FG Should Nullify DSS’ Lopsided Enlistment,

Police Arrest Man Who Buys Fuel, Food for Boko Haram

World Bank to SERAP: We Can’t Find Any More Information on Abacha Loot

Atiku, Saraki, Dogara Congratulate NGE’s President, Egbemode

Northern Group Accuses Buhari of Double Standards in Anti-corruption War

Senator Okonkwo Denies Interest in Obiano’s Seat

Chief Judge Frees 12 Prison Inmates in Kano

  Ogunsanwo to Be Buried On May 5

Again, Delta Govt House Annexe in Warri Burgled

Rivers Jubilee Committee Urges Mass Participation in Events

Osun Govt to Unravel Circumstances Surrounding Adeleke’s Death 

Ambode Has No Hand in Demolition of Alade Market, Say Traders B

Wike Urges Community Leaders to Contribute to Development

   NTIC Foundation Conducts Medical Outreach in Yobe 

APC Chieftain Tasks N’Assembly on Review of Criminal Justice System

Akande: Amend Constitution to Guarantee Local Govt Autonomy

Your Allegations are Baseless, Unfounded, APC Tells Yusuf

IPAC Demands Suspension of Party Leaders in Cross River

Okowa Allays Fear of Deltans on Grazing Bill

ICAN Confers  Fellow on THISDAY Staff

Mobile Court Convicts 22 Offenders  in Kogi

Six Officers of Akwa Ibom NULGE Suspended Indefinitely

Saraki: Workers are the Lifeblood of Our Nation

Cross River Workers Get May Salaries May Day Eve

Workers Driving Force of Nigeria Economy, Says Okowa

APC Solicits Workers’ Support on May Day

Edo Govt Hails Workers

Glo Charges Workers to Reinforce Virtues of Hard Work

The EGRP Sure Sounds Like a Plan

Recovery Beckons as Nigerian Bourse Posts Second Monthly Growth

Super Sand Eagles in Decisive Clash with Iran

NCC AND TELECOMS EFFICIENCY

Discos: We Buy Electricity at N305 Per Dollar, Sell at N198.98

ABS FC Defeats Katsina Utd 3-1 to Emerge NPFL U-15 Champions

Ihonvbere Emerges IBB Lady Captain  

NPFL: Nasarawa Overpowers Rivers Utd in a Rescheduled Clash

Former Commonwealth Boxing Champion, Dele Jonathan, Dies

Muntari Walks off Pitch in Cagliari Racism Storm

Advantage Chelsea as Man Utd Blows Chance to Leapfrog City

Kaduna Electric Salutes Workers

O’Trafford Squash Club Honours Members

Dickson: Their Welfare Remains a Top Priority

Auditor-General, ICPC Pledge Stronger Ties to Combat Corruption

Why FG Must Promote Public-Private Partnership

Paga Partners NIPOST on Financial Inclusion

Ecobank Merges 74 Branches

RTEAN Decries Poor State of Port Access Road

GTBank Food and Drink Fair to Boost Small Businesses

Ajimobi to Workers: I Feel Your Pains

Ecobank: We’ll Continue To Sponsor Okpekpe Race  

Diamond Bank Strengthens Growth in Q1 2017

FCMB Group’s 2016 Performance, Dividend Excite Shareholders

Kaduna Agog for Zenith Women Basketball League 

Industrialisation: SPE Seeks FG’s Support for LADOL, Others

Efekoha Proffers Ways to Promote Uniform Sub-regional Insurance Regulation