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Tribune News Archive for November 2008Rss

Saturday, November 29, 2008

Land use charge: Headache for Lagos Landlords

Miss Oyo to host HIV/AIDS programme

REC Lagos State bags leadership award

Akala urged to call Saki LG boss to order

Oni defends commissioner’s statement on UNAD

Indian commandos mop up Mumbai militants

NURTW dissociates self from Oshodi mayhem

Baales rap Olubadan

We are at the brink of extinction - Share dwellers cry out

Obasanjo has never been my friend - Atiku

My pikin: Mothers shift to concoctions

Obasanjo back in Congo to meet rebel leader over crisis

THREE DAYS RUNNING: Robbers invade Ibadan - Residents run helter-skelter, call for joint police/military patrol - No, they did not come - Police

Plateau crisis: 1000 mercenaries arrested

Friday, November 28, 2008

Fashola Calls For Recruitment Of The Best For Civil Service

Iwuanyanwu Visits Adedibu’s Home - As Italy Names Street After Him

ICPC Charges Anti-Corruption Campaigner To Court

Ribadu Is Being Humiliated – Gani Adams

6 Escape Death In Abuja Multiple Auto Crash

Oyo Plans Joint Military/Police Task Force On Crime

Court Okays Boni Haruna, Former Aide’s Request For Overseas Treatment

Knocks For Tinubu, AC Lawmakers Over Comments

Robbers Kill 4 Policemen In Edo

Judiciary Workers To Go On Strike

Seven feared killed in Lagos clash

Fg Hands Over Alam’s Seized Loot Next Week

Again, Robbers On Rampage In Ibadan - AIG Solicits Banks’ Support For Police

Aftermath Of LG Election: Rioters Raze Places Of Worship - 30 Killed, Army Generals Attacked

‘Edo: Osunbor Left N9.2bn Liabilities’

When Anti-Corruption Is Not Defined

Military pensioners appeal to Yar’Adua

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Of Yobe and political melodrama

HID and the sustained Awo’s legacies

Change has come to Lagos

Behold, the youngest car owner in town


Requiem for the Kennery

JTF arrests 16 suspected militants - 2 foreigners among them

Daniel seeks better representation by lawmakers

Court remands 2 Osun AC chieftains in prison

‘Police disciplinary committee not set up because of Ribadu’

NECO boss proposes 3-yr model for JAMB exam resultst

Slain IYC chief’s kinsmen accuse JTF of murder - It’s a cook-up story - JTF

Nigeria’s radar project suffers another setback

Agagu announces N95bn budget

Govt functionaries buy estates abroad - EFCC

Terrorists bomb 125 to death

EFCC condemns banks for giving staff deposit targets - Says female workers have become prostitutes

Emulate Awolowo, media professionals charged

Pensioners give Oyo govt 7-day ultimatum

Court adjourns Pfizer/Kano govt case to Jan

Fashola restates promises to make Lagos a mega city

Fadahunsi is true Onijan of Ijan-Ekiti – Court

PDP defends fund raising

AC calls for probe of controversial teething mixture

NIMN declares Globacom Nigeria’s most supportive organisation

My Pikin: 3 more kids die

FG in dilemma- As falling oil prices threaten budget

Trailer kills 25 in Ondo

Robbers unleash terror in Ibadan - Kill 4 cops, 3 others, raid 2 banks - One robbery suspect arrested

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Ribadu’s disgrace: Who and what next?

This couple escaped 29 gunshots on wedding day

Daniel laments drug trafficking in S/West

Siren is environmental pollution - Oshiohmole

Reps begin probe of ‘missing’ satellite

Police arraign Indian over forgery

FG threatens to ignore OPEC on oil cut

3-yr-old escapes abduction in Bayelsa

You have no power to depose Baales - Oyo govt tells Olubadan

Appeal Court set to rule on Orji’s appeal

Omehia’s name can be substituted - Court

Tanker explodes in Ibadan

Again, budget presentation postponed

Global financial crisis: NACCIMA faults FG’s resolve on taxes

Police dismiss trigger-happy cop

FG condoles with Delta - Over death of Abuja carnival participant

Ribadu has nothing to fear - EFCC

Union Bank records N24.7bn PAT

Appeal Court dismisses AC’s case

My detractors want me dead, Niger gov cries out

Court hears Okeke’s suit against Arogundade Feb 3

African countries unite against power crisis

Stock Market: SEC names 3 market makers

Ribadu adamant, fails to report as Edo DCP

Court turns down Ribadu’s request

My Pikin Syrup: Death toll hits 44; NAFDAC checked syrup 4 months ago - LUTH, It’s not true - NAFDAC; We knew nothing about dangerous syrup - Manufacturers, as My Pikin is withdrawn from markets

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

‘Ekiti House responsible for LG polls’ delay’

How I’ll influence laws on climate change —Hon. Ubani

Haruna, you goofed on Governor Ali

Tale of residents torn between two states

Ikebiri Women’s Naked Threat

The Recalled Sacked 10,000 Policemen

Customs arrested 105 suspected smugglers in 5 months

UI NATT plans demonstration

Trailer crushes 3 cars in Ibadan

P/Harcourt airport to begin full operations soon - FAAN boss

Adenuga named Pan-African Investor of the year - As Glo wins 5 awards at NITTA 2008

Banks’ credit to economy hit N2 trillion in 10 months

Court fixes Dec 1 for hearing of Ajimobi’s appeal

Constitution amendment starts January - Senate

Senate screens Lukman, Egwu, Oshotimehin today

N/Assembly raises fear over 2009 budget

Soldiers arrest militants’ kingpin, recover 3,750 rounds of ammunition

Man jailed for life for killing Nigerian wife, kids

Court rules on Gbenga Obasanjo’s divorce suit Jan 23

Ondo West LG boss distributes N20m free drugs

Obule leads Nigerian investors in Panalpina buyout

Appeal Court adjourns indefinitely on Orji’s case

Utomi commends FG over Ribadu

HID, a generational gift to Nigeria - Bishop

Reps discover fake LG in Oyo - N4.7bn project allocated to it

How teething mixtures killed 25 kids in 2 weeks - Akunyili

Monday, November 24, 2008

Tribute to Mama HID at 93

Sylvia and the avalanche of allegations

Democracy on trial in Lagos

Obasanjo And Congo’s Bushmeat

Eliminating Violence Against Women

Again, fire razes Rimi market in Kano

How to address poverty in Ibadan – Senator Folarin

Ekiti govt disburses N916m micro-credit loan

Court orders EFCC to release Iyabo Obasanjo, others’ travel documents

Tribune publisher charges Xtians

14 die daily on Lagos roads - FRSC

259 teachers score zero in Pry 4 exams

Appeal Court clears Rivers gov

Nigeria spends N100bn yearly to import rice --Yar’Adua

Lagos govt honours 15 gallant cops

China allays fear over $8.3bn rail project

Saraki condoles with Shehu Musa’s family

Broadcast media executives set to tackle debt challenges

Crowns for village heads: We’ll take right step - Akala

Saraki threatens to sanction LGs

Robbers kill DPO in Ekiti

NDLEA arrested 992 drug suspects in 10 months

JAMB warns students on e-Registration

Court remands murder suspect in prisont

Nigerians honour HID at 93

BEWARE! Dangerous vegetable oil comng for sallah, xmas

Nigeria spends N100bn yearly to import rice - Yar’Adua

FG orders probe of Ribadu’s arrest - Asks NIPSS to give him graduation certificate - NGO raises alarm over planned protest for Ribadu

Would Obama have won here?

Why OBJ’s Ota road remains abandoned - Former minister

The Police’s lucrative ‘toll-gates’

Penchants for foreign trips

Assets: Group wants Oshiomhole to expand scope of committee

Ogbulafor reconciles Rimi, Kwankwaso, Na’Abba, others

Osun bans facial marks for children

Air traffic controllers give FG 21 days ultimatum - Over demand for pay rise

Bayelsa women threaten to go naked over oil spills

JAMB to introduce e-examination

Lagos shuts 50 illegal health facilities

CBN warns international money transfer operators

N2.3bn car deal: 5 Reps face suspension

Don’t distract Bankole, Borno gov pleads

FG begins demolition of structures in Ogun

Olubadan-in-Council warns Akala against approving crowns for village heads

NBC to embark on demarcation of boundaries

CD flays FG over Ribadu

Agagu picks hole in tribunal judgment

IGP has no power to promote - PSC chairman

Nigeria’s cocoa export falls by 12%

Fashola woos foreign investors

Global crisis: Nigeria’s financial institutions least affected - CBN chief

US firm sues UBEC for N6bn over contract breach

NMC DG laments govt’s attitude to Mathematics project

Ministerial nominees face fresh security hurdles

Senate committee makes U-turn on probe of hospital equipment contract

HID Awolowo clocks 93 tomorrow

Ribadu in Abuja, wanted by EFCC

Saturday, November 22, 2008

Bankole and the opposition challenge

Okada, An instrument of death

Promotion: Court restrains Olubadan

Our party, AC stands for peace - Adedoja

‘Why we took Ondo govt to court over Olugbo stool’

Niger Judicial Commission summons Wushishi

Bauchi CAN wants Gov Yuguda to step up security

FG may create Ministry of Disability Affairs

Abia gov appeal: Group petitions court

Ekiti AC legislators lobby Oni for postponement of LG polls

More soldiers bag jail term over illegal arms sale

Reps off to China - To probe N8.3bn Lagos-Kano rail

Crisis looms over 2009 budget - Amid slide in oil prices - Yar’Adua proposes N700b deficit financing - Why he avoided confrontation with lawmakers

...Gani says govt’s action barbaric

NIPSS GRADUATION DRAMA: Ribadu chased out - Whereabouts unknown - He was arrested - Family alleges

N2.3bn car scandal: Why Reps are fighting Bankole - Transparency Group

HID celebrates 93rd birthday on Tuesday

16,000 People To Be Employed In 4 Years - Oni

ICPC, Jogor Congratulate Tribune On Award

Iwo Road Dualisation Project To Be Completed Feb. 2009

Investigate Gbolarumi, Police Told

Robbers Raid Church, Kill 3 Pastors

JTF Militants In Gun Duel

Robbers Invade Ekiti In Grand Style - Cart Away LG Chairperson’s N5.3m, N3m cheques, N290,000 Jewellery

Robbers Kill Woman In Bed With Her Husband

S/South Govs Decry Appointment In Oil/Gas Sector

IGP Alerts Nigerians Over First Lady’s Impersonation

Iyabo-Obasanjo Set To Reconcile With Daniel

Commissioner's Wife Kidnapped

N/Assembly To Create Seven States - Geo-political Zones To Have Equal Number

...SSS Replies Her Over Face-off

Yar’Adua’s Only Crime

Friday, November 21, 2008

Appeal Court judgment: Between Oshiomhole and PDP

Between Akpabio and Obama

Albinos and their battle with the sun

Riwanu lukman, Ward of State

Reducing Fuel Prices

Saraki directs Agric ministry on technology transfer

MEND denies dealings with convicted soldiers

ICPC arrests Ondo LGSC chairman

NBA wants probe of N2.3bn Reps car scam

Stock market crisis: Investors lose another N279bn

Afenifere confirms Fasoranti as leader

Militants kill 2 policemen in Rivers

We won’t refund N300m pension - Goje, deputy

NDLEA arrests 2 intending pilgrims - Over attempt to smuggle cocaine into Saudi Arabia

Oshiomhole begins probe of Osunbor’s tenure - Gives him 24-hr ultimatum to return govt vehicles

Senate screens Akunyili, Ndanusa, 2 others - As ministers

Lagos shuts Computer Village - Over tax evasion

R-O-A-D B-L-O-C-K: IG arrests 7 policemen on Lagos/Ibadan expressway - Seizes their guns

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Why I lost my ministerial job - Akpanudoedehe

Senate retreat and North’s problems

A silent revolution in Imo

Navy’s search for optimum efficiency through

The Secret of Obama’s Victory

Uniformed Men and Lawlessness

Infrastructural development: NPAN tells FG to hurry up

HID is 93 on Tuesday

Arapaja commends Awolowos, Tribune titles

NECO releases June/July exams results

Okiro directs CPs on crime prevention

Agagu: Mimiko’s counsel refuse to be served amended brief - It’s not true - Mimiko’s counsel

2009: C/River presents N100bn appropriation bill

PDP wades into Daniel/Iyabo-Obasanjo rift

Ogun proposes N100bn budget for 2009

Again, stock market loses another N256bn

Fadairo dies at 78

Shehu Musa is dead

Security beefed up around released cargo ship

Omole buried amidst encomiums

ASUU accuses NUC of promoting crisis in varsity system

Doctors on strike over attack on colleague

Britain to partner Nigeria to battle drug trafficking

Kwara signs MoU with Dubai aviation academy

Olugbo stool: Ondo govt bars Mafimisebi from recontesting - Rejects call for his banishment

Afenifere to confirm Fasoranti as leader today

EFCC suspends director indefinitely - Over money laundering

Senate threatens to disqualify ministerial nominees

FG, states responsible for failed rail projects - Chinese firm

Senate retreat and North’s problems

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

PDP at 10: The prospects, progress and pains

Disaster management and national development

OBJ had eight years of plunder —Tola Adeniyi

The Police As Madame

Tasks Before Oshiomhole

Aregbesola is free to come to Osun - Govt

Robbers strike in Ibadan, kill one

Nigerian Air France passengers no longer need transit visa

Lagos bans children from street hawking

Yar’Adua to cut protocol at public functions

Utomi charges govt over naval ratings’ assault on lady

Tribune MD tips medical doctors on achieving peak performance

Alaibe, Edem’s trial over asset declaration stalled

Varsities conduct post-UME test for money - JAMB boss

Stock market loses N34bn after 2 weeks recovery

Army officer, five others sentence to life imprisonment

Edo PDP calls on Oshiomhole to retrieve all govt vehicles

Akala presents book on Oyinlola tomorrow

NUC satisfies with EACOED’s facilities

Ondo House wades into controversy over five-month-old baby

No rift with EFCC - ICPC

Breast cancer: 500 women benefit from NGO’s free medical service

UNAD alumni demand apology from commissioner over comments

NGE condemns journalists’ intimidation by security agents

Soyode sworn-in as Apapa LG scribe

Daniel, Iyabo-Obasanjo take battle to Senate - Report each other - Senate orders investigation

FG needs $300bn to provide stable power - Nigerians lament worsening power situation

Yar’Adua shelves budget presentation till next week - Senate set to screen ministerial nominees

Ministerial nominees jittery - As security clearance delays release of full list

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Mystery! How strange fire razed Ifa priest’s studio

Nigeria’s Silent Satellite

Africa’s Deepening Poverty

Ex-Edo chief of staff alleges threats to life

Man imprisoned following court clerk’s mistake

Communal clash claims one, 5 injured

Akinola urges Anglican communion to embrace peace

Minister lists challenges in aviation industry

Yar’Adua challenges UI

Don’t overprotect me, Oshiomhole tells security aides

Oshiomhole yet to receive official cars - Six days after inauguration

‘Why Iyabo Obasanjo is angry’

Monarchs, others decry Daniel/Iyabo Obasanjo rift

2009 budget: Senators, Reps meet on joint session today

Delta Assembly suspends LG boss

FG moves to curb youth unemployment

Fashola calls for return of trade fair complex to Lagos

WAMA expresses fear over global financial crisis

Police smash 3-man robbery gang

I’m confident of victory at the Appeal Court - Agagu

Fawehinmi calls for probe of Reps car purchase scandal

Monarch charges stakeholders on tertiary education

Fashola inaugurates LASU governing council, swears in PS

VC denies scrapping of nursing programme

Edo CP, ACP suspended - Over policemen carrying guns in mufti

Tribune among best 3 newspapers - NMMA

NSE records N2.3 trillion turnover

Senate, Reps end row

Monday, November 17, 2008

Oshiomhole: Challenges before a delayed victor

2011: In search of modern electoral system

NAEC Week 2008: Exhibition of portraits of war heroes

Between Nigeria and Taiwan

Remembering Road Accident Victims

PPP to support Oshiomhole govt in Edo

AC calls for end to citizens’ assaults

FUTA authorities make case for governing council in varsities

9,576 Nigerians died in road accidents in 2 yrs - FRSC

SEC Act should be reviewed - DG

Senate to tackle FG over constitutional powers

Take time off to rest, CNPP, ANPP tell Yar’Adua

Stock market crisis: SEC approves 3 market makers

Court nullifies Lagos govt’s white paper on chieftaincy matter

N2.3bn car deal: NSA takes over investigations - House management, Reps trade blame

Ogun govt denies assault on Iyabo Obasanjo

PDP secretariat: CNPP calls for probe of fund

Yar’Adua to present 2009 budget Wednesday

Reps summon NigComSat boss

US embassy holds aviation workshop in Abuja

Ooni laments poor state of Nigerian roads

Tension in Warri over death of 26-yr-old

Bank PHB’s earnings increase by 139% - In first quarter

Don’t politicise constitution review - Emir of Kano

Delta govt sues for peace over school location

OBJ records success in Congo

Pipeline explosion kills 5 Shell workers

Tribune writes best editorials - NMMA, again, confirms

Cadbury, directors lose appeal at investment tribunal

Experts raise alarm over economy - FG, states, LGs to face cash crunch - Minister

Sunday, November 16, 2008

Is Yoruba culture marching to Kigali?

NAMA: The long road to air safety

Ekiti LG polls will be crisis free - Govt

Unilever launches knorr campaign in Ibadan

Oshiomhole’s emergence won’t alter PDP’s zoning arrangement in Edo - Anenih

Olajumoke expresses concern over internal democracy

Foreigner, Nigerian jailed for kidnapping

Outbreak of epidemic looms as oil spill ravages Bayelsa community

Soldiers kill two suspected militants in Bayelsa

Court dismisses suit against ex-milad's wife

River Niger bridge may collapse this year

N2.3b car scam: Reps lied on CBN, says Keyamo - As witness petitions Yar’Adua over threat to life

Iyabo Obasanjo punches Daniel’s security aide

Minister, Nigerians abroad head for showdown

Saturday, November 15, 2008

US Mission Holds Workshop

Kogi PDP Holds Congress Today

Edo PDP, ANPP Congratulate Oshiomhole

Oyinlola Writes Oshiomhole

Ogun Assembly Pledges Support For Governor Daniel

Ekiti Govt Laments Rejection Of Unad Graduates By Banks

Yar’ Adua Frees Man On Death Row For 22 Yrs...begs Amaechi On Similar Case

Anenih Backs Edo Pdp’s Resolve To Support Oshiomhole

...Daughter, Obada, Eso, Awe Others React

Lawrence Omole, foremost industrialist dies at 93

Iwu Dodges Reporters At INEC Retreat

N2.3b Car Scam: Cbn Confirms Payment On Its Cheques - Reps Panel Ends Public Sitting

Storm In PDP Over Party Secretariat Project - Govs Drag Party To Yar’Adua On N50m Project Tax

Press: The Agent Of Democracy

Diabetes: A Silent Killer

Friday, November 14, 2008

Olugbo stool: Ondo govt sues for peace

UI graduates 63 first class students

AC challenges FG over NigComSat Our satellite not missing - NigComSat

Nigeria, others strategise on global financial crisis

Man beaten to death in Edo over Okada ticket

JTF warns militants against military attack

We’re contributing to Nigeria’s development - BAT

Glo Rock ‘n’ Rule train moves to Enugu

Lagos House begins debate on 2009 Appropriation Bill

Appeal Court upholds AC, PDP lawmakers’ election in Oyo, Ogun

FRSC presents reviewed highway code

How aggrieved Reps forged documents to implicate Bankole

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Gathering storm over Ekiti ministerial nominee

Edo Governorship: The rise and fall of Osunbor

Maryam, a Marvellous Mom

Nigeria’s Criminal Justice System

Promo: NCC threatens to sanction erring telecoms operators

NIPSS apologises to Yar’Adua

Reps blame finance minister for 2009 budget delay

Telecoms operators set to increase tariff in Lagos, Abuja, Rivers, others

Globalisation: Fashola advocates reforms in media sector

Hoodlums attack cleric’s house in Ibadan

Reps oppose World Bank $3bn loan offer

Education standard’ll improve if ... - Babcock VC

NPAN charges N/Assembly on FOI bill

Navy again!!! Ratings kill policeman in Ogun

Oshiomhole freezes Edo govt accounts - Visits Aso Rock, Says Edo has lost 19 months - PDP mourns loss of Edo

25 new SANs emerge - Falana, Ezekhome missing from list

Senate President’s aide dies at senators’ retreat - Mark, senators mourn

‘Saraki still woos the opposition’

Controversy over National Assembly’s Clerk’s years in service

Arise Falls in South Africa

Iwu and the US Election

Police arrest baggage pilferers at Lagos airport

NUC blacklists 4 more illegal varsities - Says ‘81,000 Nigerians studying in fake schools’

INEC to identify lapses in Edo gov election

Financial crisis: Economic progress in Africa to suffer - AFDB

Lagos deserves attention as an emerging market in Africa - German president

Kingmakers urge Agagu to approve Akinruntan’s selection as new Olugbo

Union Bank declares one for 6 - Earns N113bn

2009 budget: FG sets performance target for ministries, parastatals

Zenith declares N1.70 dividend per share

Awo, larger than life - Daniel

Police dismiss 4 over extortion

Ojude Oba Festival holds Dec 10

‘AC’s withdrawal from Ekiti LG poll, a face-saving act’

ECOWAS chief laments drug, human trafficking in Africa

TASUED to honour Adebutu, Fagunwa, Apampa

Monarchs critical to emergence of true Yoruba leader - Ooni

UI to confer degrees on Onosode, Abubakar

2 killed as hoodlums clash at monarch’s grandchild naming ceremony

Thousands witness Oshiomhole take oath - New Edo gov promises free education, 10,000 jobs

Audit report indicts 50 political parties

INEC makes case for e-voting, Option A4

Reps to Yar’Adua: Don’t blame us if 2009 budget is delayed

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Govs in search of dignity for North

Iwu and US: Volte-face of a controversial umpire

Aliyu’s bridge between town and gown

Rectors move towards ensuring prospects for polytechnic education

The President goes to Court

Zamfara’s N400m Sallah Largesse

Mimiko, Fasoranti, Gbonigi also

Senators hail victory

It’s a landmark judgment - Aluko

S/West AC, Akinjide, Akala commend judiciary

Atiku, Buhari hail judgmentl

Reactions on Oshiomhole’s victory ... ReactIons on Oshiomhole’s victory ... - AC hails Appeal Court

18-yr-old attempts to blackmail priest

Reps condemn assault on 27 yr-old lady by naval ratings

It’s pleasing - Fashola

It’s reassuring - Lam

It’s beginning of revolution - PRONACO

It’s a result of perseverance - CNPP

Akande expresses joy


A new era about to begin - Aregbesola

EFCC files fresh evidence against Borishade, others

No swearing-in of election winners until petitions are concluded - Yar’Adua advocates

No more automatic second term tickets for PDP govs - Oladipo

Edo guber judgment: 5 die celebrating Oshiomhole’s victory - Oshiomhole sheds tears of joy - Osunbor congratulates him

Obama: The daunting tasks ahead

Monday, November 10, 2008

Senate and the nation’s ecological problems

Of Bankole, Keyamo and car purchase

Cheats Everywhere


Reps summon PENCOM over N980bn depositors’ fund

Senate tasks German president on immigration

FG commences reconstruction of Zik’s residence

N890bn suit: FG, Pfizer to settle out of court

Soldiers kill 8 militants in shoot-out

New judge takes over Ladoja’s trial

Robbers lay siege to Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Ugbo people rejoice over Akinruntan’s appointment as Olugbo-elect

NDIC pays failed bank depositors N73.4bn

Appeal Court fixes Jan 19 for hearing of Agagu/Mimiko case

CDS wades into assault on lady - Orders full investigation

Oyo govt promises scholarship for brilliant students

German president visits Lagos today

Ekiti SIEC begins screening of candidates for LG poll

Organisation celebrates 12,000 free eye surgeries in Cross River

Kidnapped 74-year-old woman released

Reps, company executives to meet

CBN to mop up N15bn from economy

Ekiti govt to resuscitate dairy farm

Saraki releases N55m for HMIS implementation

Man jailed 10 yrs for killing housewife

SSS, Conduct Bureau clear ministerial nominees

Judgment Day: Edo declares public holiday - Police warn politicians, miscreants

Lagos budgets N405bn for 2009, Osun, N88bn

PHCN to sack 71,000 - 60,000 casual workers included - 12 GMs already sacked

Sunday, November 09, 2008

Ondo legislature not executive’s rubber-stamp - Speaker

Akwa Ibom and 2011 governorship race

Empowering Christian families for successful family living


REPS' N2.3 Billion Scandal

FG releases $54.6bn subsidy to avert IPMAN strike

FG, NESG move to tackle rising price of rice

Kogi govt to fish out ghost workers

Minister raises alarm over Abuja carnival

Gunmen kidnap octogenarian in Bayelsa

No going back on Ekiti LG polls - SIEC boss - AC petitions Oni on EKSIEC composition

German President arrives Nigeria today

PDP may wade into Reps crisis

One student dies, 40 hospitalised over food poisoning in Bauchi

World Bank offers Nigeria N351bn loan for 3 yrs

Revenue commission warns FG against illegal deduction from Federation Account

‘Tayo-Alao had no problem with Saraki’

OSOPADEC gives reasons for youths training at PTI

Police invade ANPP chieftain’s house

Yewa Think-Tank commends Daniel, Obasanjo, Fasehun

Delta to spend N462bn on power project

My selection as Olugbo-elect followed due process - Akinruntan

Militants seize vessel with 2 crew members

Oyo bans tours by schools

Uniosun has gulped N4bn - Okebukola

Borishade, others to appear in court tomorrow

Confusion in police - Over missing pension fund

Tension in Edo - As Appeal Court rules on gov’s appeal tomorrow - Police beef up security - Osunbor, Anenih appeal for calm

Inflation looms over banks’ new lending rate

Hope dims on constitution amendment - As N/Assembly puts exercise on hold

Saturday, November 08, 2008

Why Obama cannot occur in Nigeria

History of the White House

Trade fair visitors storm Globacom pavilion

UI, Classical Association honour Leventis

Owa’s Palace: Osun govt donates N50million

Youth empowerment: Lagos takes campaign to church, mosque

NEMA warns against fire during harmattan - Not responsible for compensation

Hazonwao plans N2.5bn private placement

Committee tasks public on support for Abuja Carnival

Albinos appeal for exemption from wearing uniforms

Appeal Court should uphold my election - Agagu

Fashola calls for devolution of more powers to states

Yar’Adua drags Leadership newspapers to court

Oyo PDP reconciliation: Adeojo spits fire

Militants reject Ekaette, Lukman, others as ministers

Reps N2.3 billion car scam: We ’ll destroy the cars - MEND - As another group kicks against Ekaette, Rilwan Lukman as ministers

Amaechi denies giving Ateke N50m

Friday, November 07, 2008

Glo ‘Drapes’ Ghanaians With Gratitude

Lagos Sets Agenda For Constitution Review

Awo, HID Remain Our Pillars Of Strength - Anglican Bishops

Five Naval Officers Feared Dead In Bayelsa

EFCC Slams 56-Count Charge On Indian Businessman Over N32b Fraud

Stay Away From Drugs In Holy Land, Oni Warns Pilgrims

Ogun Procures 6,000 Tons Of Fertilizer

Juju scare: Ekiti Govt Re-opens Closed Primary School

What Nigeria Must Learn From US Election - Adedoja

Why Nigeria Remains Backward - Don

Police Is ‘Broke’ - Okiro

Ministerial Nominees Mount Last Minute Pressure On Yar’Adua

N2.3b Car Deal: EFCC Indicts Reps, N/A Management - Exonerates Speaker, PAN - As Integrity Group Set To Dump Bankole

7-Point Agenda: Nigerians To Yar'Adua - Please, Hurry Up!

Atiku Returns, Says I’m Still In AC

Bankole begins inspection of hajj camps

IPMAN threatens strike over N17bn debt

DANA Air commences flight operations Monday

NANS cautions Keyamo over Reps’ car purchase scandal

Uniosun VC canvasses for more varsities

Police arrest 2 Osun AC chieftains - For assaulting court regisrar

Thursday, November 06, 2008

Fifth Columnists behind crisis in Reps - Hon Eyibo

Day Oyo govt trained LG information officers on ICT

INEC and the US Elections

Nigerians and poor work Ethics

Ondo govt, LP trade accusations over plan to invade Edo - Ahead of Appeal Court judgment

We need dictatorial leadership in Africa - Olajumoke

Appeal Court judgment: Police to beef up security in Edo

2 die in gov’s convoy accident

Awo, a political prophet - Don

2,000 benefit from Lagos political empowerment programme

Aero commends FAAN fire service

Nigerian journalists among the best in the world - Mrs. Akala

19,637 FG workers to retire by 2009

Yar’Adua to open Senate retreat Tuesday

`Nigeria needs leadership culture - Rev. Adeyemi

African aviation ministers meet in Accra

End in sight to Oyo PDP crisis

No perfect democracy in the world - RMG boss

Yar’Adua opens Lagos trade fair today

Reps order minister to refund N1.4bn

Security beefed up around Obama - EU pledges to support him

You have no power over CJs - Court tells state assemblies

Bomb scare at N/Assembly - Management beefs up security

Zenith Bank partners Lufthansa on travellers club

SGF cautions LGs on corruption

Adeniran solicits support for Ekiti PDP committees

Tribunal fixes Monday for ruling on Osun Assembly poll

Obama needs prayers - Cleric

Wednesday, November 05, 2008

Fashola’s ‘sermon’ to new Lagos LG bosses

‘Senate’ll satisfy Nigerians on constitution review’

Solving Niger Delta paradox

FIFA-U17 World Cup and Beering

The Missing N1 Billion Bakassi Fund

NIM warns FG, states against fiscal indiscipline

Fresh plot to remove NCAA boss uncovered

Court acquits Dina on alleged illegal possession of govt document

‘Oyo has highest cases of market fire disasters’

I am under media siege - Prof. Iwu

Akinruntan becomes Olugbo-elect

Orlando Owoh is dead -Daniel, Fashola mourn

Panic grips Uniport students over militants’ invasion

Judge admonishes Oyo NBA members

Senate sets high hurdles for new ministers

Osunbor, Oshiomhole know fate Tuesday - Benin monarch calls for 3-day fast

Keyamo forged documents on N2.3bn car purchase - NASS Management - Publish the original documents – Keyamo

World leaders hail Obama’s victory - It encourages all to dare, says Mandela - We have lessons to draw, says Yar’Adua - What his cabinet may look like

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Oyinlola, key to Osun politics in 2011 - Prof Oladipo

Bankole-led House: One year, diverse realities

FIFA U-17 WC: Yar’Adua’s judgment

Women’s night of power, colour, glamour in Abuja

Allison-Madueke’s tears

Driving against traffic

Nigeria should go back to agriculture - Saraki

Enahoro charges traditional rulers on nation building

Election: US has a lot to learn from Nigeria - Iwu

Fayose’s trial begins Nov 18

First Bank loses 2 workers to auto crash

20 arrested over communal clash in Kwara

NLC advises Yar’Adua on global economic meltdown

Reps push for AP, Zenon Oil merger

Strife in Ekiti community as woman stabs husband to death

Generator fumes kill cleric, 3 others

Oyinlola blasts Afenifere, YCE - He has no right - Afenifere

Educational values in Army have improved - COAS

Ibru, others bag African Development award

Ekiti Assembly drops resolution on commissioners

Disaster management shouldn’t be left to FG - NEMA

NIPOST needs N3.6bn to complete headquarters

Ondo community denies report on monarch

LASU presents scorecard to Fashola - Demands more grants

FRSC arrests 61 drivers in Ekiti

Lagos suspends principals, head teachers for selling free books

Stock market crisis: CIS blames stakeholders

N2.4bn alleged scam - ICPC sets up panel to probe House of Reps

Obama elected first African-American president of the US in landslide victory - McCain concedes defeat, congratulates him

Senate threatens to clamp down on Chinese products

FG stops import levies on rice, sugar, textiles - Set to probe waivers under OBJ

Monday, November 03, 2008

Lagos House approves N5bn bond for Lekki/Epe road

Obi threatens to sack commissioner, ASUBEB chairman

One killed, 3 injured as communities clash in Ilorin

My hands are clean — FCC boss

Commuters stranded as Oyo NURTW members withdraw vehicles from roads

BPE to complete SAHCOL privatisation in 6 months

Court remands 2 brothers in prison over alleged murder

N300m Health scandal: Perm sec goes into hiding

Bank PHB assets exceed N1 trillion mark

North gives fresh condition to support constitution review

North worst in drug cases - NDLEA

Imoke extols Ecoma’s virtues

Ebonyi varsity to honour Ekweme, others

Abia gets new HOS

Operators raise alarm over port congestion

Court stops installation of new monarch

Catholic University to gulp N19 billion - Okogie

‘Rumours on Ekiti feeding programme, a blackmail’

NICON Insurance seeks partnership with banks

Court orders trial within trial in Al-Mustapha’s case

Vision 2020: Nigeria still has hope if... - OAU VC

Okiro to query Ribadu over suit - Ribadu makes fresh accusation against Okiro, others

Agagu, Mimiko and expectations at the Appeal Court

Senate and the new beginning for budget process

If Obama wins today...

Pathetic! NYSC member cut down in her prime

contraband child?

Stock Market Crisis: Banks agree to restructure N700bn loan to investors

Obama leads McCain with 13 points - As Americans decide today

ICPC foils ex-govs’ ministerial ambition - Releases files to security agencies

Sunday, November 02, 2008

Why we opted for bonds in developing Kwara - Commissioner

Justice Jide Olatawura’s sudden death

Exit of Tribune’s ‘Coke Editor’

Abdulraheem’s Untiring Enemies

Nigeria and Global Economic Meltdown

NCAM boss calls for improvement in agric production

ANPP suspends Integrity Group members - That is laughable - Integrity Group

Access Bank posts N11.5bn half-year profit

Man, 30, kills 60-yr-old brother-in-law

No scandal over car purchase for Speaker, others - Reps leadership

US presidential polls: Tomorrow is D-Day

NCCE harmonises UBE, NCE curricula

FG expresses worry over high unemployment rate

‘We are being exposed to HIV/AIDS’

Awo, a man with foresight - Niger gov

Govs may contribute N50m each - For PDP’s 10th anniversary

N300m scam: Iyabo-Obasanjo goes to Appeal Court

Cleric charges media on fight against corruption

Court stops construction on ex-minister’s property

Don’t overburden us with levies, Lagosians beg LG bosses

Yar’Adua can only succeed if... Primate Ositelu

Jonathan charges private sector on economy

Agagu inaugurates construction works at OSUSTECH

Fire razes another market in Kano

Aviation officials plot to frustrate safe tower funds probe

Alaafin remains permanent president - Govt

Shake-up in Airforce

ICPC arrests prisons chief - Over N22m employment scam - Conduct Bureau probes FCC over N262m scam

Court may order arrest of Rep

Why ex-govs want ministerial posts

Saturday, November 01, 2008

How PDP got it right in Akwa Ibom

NDDC: The great leap forward

Yar’Adua tasks youths on cultural revival

Lagos to prosecute parents for child abuse

Arapaja blasts critics

10-year -old steals show at Glo Rock ‘N’ Rule concert

Mudashiru Estate: Judge adjourns to 19 Nov

Lagos to make Eko Atlantic Dubai of Africa

Judge grants leave against police raid

Hajj 2008: Fashola inaugurates ad-hoc committee

Nigerian educational system will not die - Prof Aminu

SSS picks septuagenarian over murder attempt on traditional ruler

Clergyman, two others in police net over alleged kidnap

Banks hold ace to stock slide - Ayo Teriba

Katsina Mafia tightens grip on Yar’Adua - Why Ruma, Aondoakaa escaped sack

Another dirty scam hits House of Reps - over N500m purchases

Zamfara DG defiles 11 year old girl