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Tribune News Archive for September 2009Rss

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Money laundering: Ibori dares UK

Intrigues of Bauchi dep gov’s removall

Ogbulafor: Postponing the doomsday

Democracy: Lessons from Akure North

Combating the scourge of venomous snakes



Glo 1, dawn of a new era in Africa - Ghanaian govt

Tribune tasks MMPN on peace

UN security seat: Mark seeks China’s support

FG throws open bid for Skypower aviation firm

Ondo Assembly explains secret account, insists Agagu’s aide erred

EFCC files fresh charges against Kenny Martins, others

Ekiti Assembly in fresh crisis over committee appointments

Kerosene scarcity spreads

Gov election violence scares away investors from Anambra

17.2 million people die from heart disease yearly - Osotimehin

PZ factory manager killed in Sango Ota - Another escapes assassination in Lagos

FRCN boss charges Nigerians on national lottery

PDP thrives on violence - AC

Another crisis averted in Jos

Ekiti governorship rerun was peaceful - AC witness

EFCC storms Arik Airline

N500bn FBN’s bond: NSE assures of positive market response

$30bn oil deal: Nigeria begins negotiations with China

Senate resumes sitting, regrets ASUU strike - Abia varsity staff threaten to resign

FG to spend N200m on education data survey

Cholera kills 20 in Jigawa

Banks crisis: Senate summons Sanusi, Aondoakaa, Waziri

New Polymer notes out today

S-T-R-I-K-E : 700,000 varsity students to walk naked in Abuja - Plan to disrupt U-17 FIFA World Cup - ASUU, NASU protest in Abeokuta

Monday, September 28, 2009

‘2011 will unite feuding Ogun politicians’

I still feel like one of them in the Senate - Aliero

US foreign policy and the Niger Delta conflict



Mining Nigeria to issue new licences soon - Minister

Varsity Strike: FG, Oshiomhole, ASUU, SSANU, NASU meet today

NUC closes 6 illegal varsities

FG, British govt to partner on higher education

Group plans to honour HID Awolowo, Ooni, others

Atiku Abubakar, Fawehinmi’s son boost mega party

Militants surrender arms in Cross River

NNPC assures 45 days supply, to import 7 cargoes monthly

Constitution amendment slow, frustrating - Senate Leader

Anambra: Plot to scuttle 2010 gov election uncovered

Crash helmet: FRSC to partner Army

Nigeria must implement Uwais report for 2011 - Prof. Oyemakinde

NURTW members advised on politics - As Ondo NURTW promises to sustain peace

Niger Delta: Militant leaders, FG set for collision course

Anambra governorship: PDP aspirants make last-minute manifesto presentation

AP vs Dangote: Absence of judge stalls trial

Waziri advocates psychiatric test for public officers

Poverty, unemployment cause of manpower underutilisation - NISER

Religious crisis: Yuguda wants Christians, Muslims to close ranks

Ogun to name trauma centre after Gani

LG boss’s parents, ex-NBA chairman kidnapped - Driver of kidnapped Kaduna SSG missing - Policemen, journalists clash in Kaduna

Banking reform: 9 banks may go - Lemo

Varsity crisis won’t be resolved with FG fixated position - SSANU

AGF CHANGES GEAR: Ibori: I won’t cooperate with UK - Aondoakaa - Says ‘My critics are illiterates’

Sunday, September 27, 2009

After the arraignment of bank chiefs, what next?



Police take over Customs’ duty on highways

Varsity strike: Egwu expresses hope - Makinde urges parties to resume negotiation

14 bank chiefs know fate this week

Veteran journalist, Peter Ajayi dies at 73

Mark raises fresh hope on state creation

Armed robbers storm Lagos Airport, shoot one

We lose N27m to ghost workers monthly - Ekiti govt

Kano: Non-natives seek Yar’Adua, govs’ intervention on activities of Islamic police

Groom abandons bride on wedding day

Afribank recoversN25bn debt

Nigeria’s economy is very sick at 49 - Kumuyi

Fresh doubts over Hitler’s death emerge - After tests on bullet hole skull reveals it belongs to a woman

Resident doctors begin nationwide strike Wednesday

Foreign oil firms owe NDDC $50m debt

CBN to mop up N96bn from economy

Lagos PDP meeting ends in free-for-all

FG tasks banking sector on health

Anambra gov candidates to emerge Jan 7 - INEC

Constitution review: LG administration to have uniform tenure - Bankole

I failed to provide infrastructure for my people - Jerry Gana

Constitution amendment: N/Assembly to simplify process of state creation

FG probes looting by outgoing perm secs, directors

UN Assembly: Yar’Adua’s absence causes ripples in presidency

Female suspect ‘buries’ 205 grammes of heroin in her private part - Two others arrested

More trouble for Ibori - Lawyers to storm UK to testify against him

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Nigeria, US and the overheated reforms

Group hails Akintade’s declaration

NUJ advises Oni over airport project

Oyo NUJ gets acting chairman - As Akpabio, Borno council mourn Ohu

World Bank warns of food crisis

Kidnapped SSG’s mother, kinsmen, ACF appeal for his release

Abia police to stop Bakassi from using guns

Main reason Sony bowed to FG’s pressure on offensive advert

Paramount ruler shot dead in Rivers

Trailer crushes 5 to death in Lagos

Three brother-robbers burnt to death

Bad governance, cause of religious crisis in the North - Gov. Goje

208 directors jostle for 16 federal Perm Sec slots

Anambra 2010: Obi may dump APGA for Labour Party

Ribadu fires Ibori - Repent, seek forgiveness from God and Nigerians

I like how Nigeria is being run - Ibori

Friday, September 25, 2009

Adulterated Cement Syndicate Nabbed In Abia

How Ogbulafor Escaped Sack - Presidency Aide, Two Serving Govs In Last-Minute Rescue Bid

Thursday, September 24, 2009

The ‘death’ of zonal champions

ASUU/FG face-off: Politics of propaganda

Trouble on the waterfronts



Edo PDP chieftain’s son kidnapped

Amnesty: Deadline ’ll not be extended - FG

Strange disease kills 71 in Adamawa - 746 critically ill

Ladoja will be Oyo gov again - Igboho

Kano govt donates N200,000 to Ohu’s family - As Oyo offers free transportation

PDP ’ll witness more crises before 2011 - Yar’Adua

Aondoakaa embarrassing Nigeria - NBA - You are playing to the gallery - AGF - FG proposes life jail for fake drug offenders

ASUU strike: Ex-minister blasts FG

Vaccine for prevention of HIV discovered

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Ohakim in the ‘court’ of Imo House

Who takes over from Goje?

Task before the Niger Delta Ministry

Nigerians in need of aid



FEC meeting: Ministers unable to raise memos

Constitution amendment: N/Assembly, state speakers in crucial talks

Detained Intercontinental Bank directors regain freedom

Anambra gov: PDP aspirants disagree on consensus candidate

NANS appeals to FG on ASUU strike

Fear grips Kaduna, as police confirm SSG’s kidnap

Nothing is wrong with 1999 Constitution - Gov Aliyu

Rep flays N200m earmarked for NDDC MD’s office renovation

NCC bars MTN, Glo, Zain, Etisalat from acquiring NITEL

Nigeria among world’s most politically corrupt - Transparency International

Oyo govt defends sack of 7 lecturers - Appoints 1,086 new teachers

Strike: Students’ protest paralyses Ibadan

PHCN decries rising rate of vandalism

Osun Speaker admits new lawmaker

Alleged gunrunning: Abia CP arrests 2 traditional chiefs

Lagos teachers shun classrooms

Al-Mustapha: Court gives prosecution time to produce witness

Ibori: Aondoakaa endorses EFCC ‘s requests on 25 witnesses

Isan kicks against Fg’s plan to float N5bn shipping firm

Chinese firm set to invest in Ekiti

We are alienated from our culture - Akinwumi Ishola

GAT handover: Airport workers shut down Lagos airport - Suspend action till Yar’Adua returns

RIBADU CRIES OUT: Aondoakaa after my life - Allegation is diversionary - AGF

ASUU strike: Parents urged to begin street protest

IBB wants restructuring of Nigeria - Calls for state police; says FG too powerful - IBB lacks credibility to speak on electoral system - Keyamo - He is a hypocrite

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Clinton was right, there is corruption in Nigeria - Senator Arise

PDP: Issues before NEC

Tribute to Gani Fawehinmi

As flood ravages Zamfara communities.



Lagos places ban on registration of outdoor advertising firms

Strike: Rep calls on FG, ASUU to resume talk

Power: FG’s 6,000mw may suffer setback

GAT handover: We ’ll shut down all airports from tonight - Airport workers - Fly at your peril - Unions warn airlines

AC, Ekiti govt exchange words over status of state capital

Public relations practitioners will soon get recognition - NIPR boss

Police kill 2 robbers, recover stolen vehicle

89 million people head for extreme poverty by 2010 - World Bank

Strike: Don’t drag me into ASUU/FG’s feud - IBB

Police recover 2 bodies from bar beach

Reps protest plight of Nigerians in Chinese prisons

Ekwueme endorses Soludo

Children parliament passes vote of confidence in Obi

Rep blames political class for electoral fraud

Nigerians urged to imbibe lesson of Ramadan

Shun corruption, monarch tells leaders

Strike: Oyo govt sacks ASUP boss

2011 elections: Abdulsalami allays fears

We ’ll not compromise justice system - Army

UI VC commends PG school

Double deduction: AGF clears OAU management

Uduaghan, Daniel, Saraki task security agents on Ohu’s death

Forces in corridors of power behind my ordeal - Aondoakaa

Removal Bid: Ogbulafor rallies govs, top presidency aide to scuttle removal bid - Clark calls for his resignation

Kaduna SSG kidnapped, captors demand N40m - He is not kidnapped; we sent him on an assignment - Govt

Monday, September 21, 2009

North is behind Plateau crises - David Dungs

2011: PPA, APGA strategise over Abia

Africans and the exiled life

Daru-Islam: Still the old tale of violence?



Yar’Adua charged on implementation of electoral reform

Disaster management: FG approves N150m for UNN, UI, 4 others

Ohu’s death: NBA, AC condole with The Guardian

NSE urges FG to diversify power sources

GTBank introduces naira denominated mastercard

Contrabands: Smugglers employ rail services to beat Customs

Iwu laments lack of power to correct errors in election results

Legislators insist on state creation, resource control

My passport is with me - ETB MD

Boko Haram sect regrouping, prison chief raises alarm

Sultan lauds Sokoto govt on projects

Chris Uba alleges moves to manipulate party primaries

No room for religious fanatics in Niger State - Gov Aliyu

Stella Obasanjo: Spanish doctor sentenced to jail

Electoral Reform: Panacea for economic growth - MAN, NACCIMA

FMBN preempts CBN, moves against debtors

PDP shops for Ogbulafor’s replacement - Shortlists 3 - Maduekwe, Anyim top list

CBN to submit 14 banks audit for review in two weeks

CABINET SHAKE-UP: Yar’Adua’s list ready - 8 ministers, 1 aide affected - Travels to Saudi Arabia today

Sunday, September 20, 2009

PDP is creating crisis for PPA to actualise one-party state agenda - PPA Secretary

Still on Reps’ encounter with Sanusi

Outstanding graduates get “the Daniel treatment”



ICPC investigates Bayelsa perm sec

Atiku, Buhari, Enahoro, more statesmen confirm participation at summit

Zain Nigeria appoints new CEO

Tribunal orders BankPHB to pay Dangote N885m

2009 hajj: FG bars under age, old people, pregnant women

Ekiti to inaugurate 5 health projects October

Ambassadorial post: Group chides US for rejecting Adeniran

CBN accused of overbearing influence on failed banks - I’m not micromanaging the banks - Sanusi

Electoral reform: 2011 ballot papers to carry tracking device - Police, SSS to sign results at polling centres

GAT handover: Sack fever grips FAAN workers - Unions vow to paralyse flight operations - It’s not an opportunity to sack workers - Bi-Courtney

Fear of God, prerequisite for development - Yar’Adua

FG commences training of youths

ISAN arrests another ship

Education, tool for sustainable development - Alao-Akala

Saraki tasks Muslims on Ramadan lessons

We are not witch-hunting - Bauchi govt

Corruption war: CNPP threatens mass protest against Aondoakaa

CBN cautions media on audit report

FEC approves removal of 36 wrecks

NASU drags FG to negotiation table

PHCN assures on regular power supply

Strike: 7 lecturers sacked in Oyo

Gunmen kill The Guardian Editor - Take his laptop

N420bn bailout not from govt treasury - CBN

Aondoakaa gives up on Ibori - Okays his trial in UK - Presidency probes minister’s London trip

Saturday, September 19, 2009

Trust Allah for economic progress - Idris

Reflect the teachings of Ramadan - Akala

Oni preaches love among Muslims

Orji admonishes muslims on generosity

Oyo Speaker commends Anwar-ul-Islam for unity, progress in Islam

Uphold Gani’s ideals after Ramadan - Fasola

Muslims urged to support poverty eradication

CRS govt flags off park company

I will convert to Islam if the incentives are attractive - FCT minister of state

CBN to sanction banks over non-core businesses

Apathy, violence mar Ondo bye-election

MMA GAT handover: I’m not involved - Aondoakaa

Shiite crisis: Sambo talks tough - Police lament casualties

V-mobile shares scam: Ibori’s trial begins - In London - Nigeria stalls release of 25 witnesses - Why ex-govs trial is slow

Ribadu’s visit: Balarabe Musa, Keyamo, CD boss rap IGP

Friday, September 18, 2009

Kano PDP Needs To Put House In Order - Danpass

Corruption: Nigeria In Danger - Ribadu

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Aftermath of a human rights crusader’s demise

Leadership goes beyond politics - Osofisane



Kwara political stakeholders brainstorming on next gov

Amnesty: Delta records first arms haul - Militants turn in 56 rifles, ammunition

NASU flays FG over negotiation

Mimiko to defreeze state’s accounts

FG mops up N75bn from economy

FG declares Monday, Tuesday public holiday

Virgin Nigeria changes name to Nigerian Eagle Airline

Tension in Akure over tomorrow’s bye-election

Erosion kills 2 in Ibadan

Oyo: Striking poly lecturers defy govt

Senate rejects FG’s bid to amend Electoral Reform bill

Oyo releases 2009 JSS III results

Ekiti election tribunal goes on break

Hajia Yar’Adua signs agreement on cancer control

Monarchs call for policy on children per family

Sallah: Shinkafi orders payment of Sept salary to workers

Ex-Union Bank MD meets bail conditions

Alleged corruption: Lecturers drag union leaders before ICPC

Oyo FRSC to distribute 1,500 crash helmets to commercial motorcyclists

NASU wants 70yrs as retirement age for teachers

Ribadu didn’t visit Nigeria - IGP - You lied - Falana

Insurance sector reform: We won’t adopt CBN’s drastic measures - NAICOM boss - As kudos, knocks trail CBN’s decision on stockbrokers

Constitution amendment: Senators, Reps confused over state creation, resource control

2 ministers escape kidnappers’ attempt - Egwu would have been killed, ransom or no ransom - SSS

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

APGA and burden of legitimate convention

Fresh battles over N/Assembly’s top jobs

Akpabio’s messianic mission

Day activists paid last respect to a rare breed, Gani



Ibru meets bail conditons

‘20 million Nigerians ‘ll be infected with HIV/AIDS by 2020’

Police officers grumble over delay in promotion

Globacom commits N200m to Oyo beautification

2011: Atiku, Tinubu, Kalu plan alliance

Nobody benefited from Lagos shares in Econet - Tinubu

Ekiti tribunal calls for restrain over media reports

Oyo govt threatens to dismiss striking lecturers

80-yr-old politician kidnapped in Benue

Power failure paralyses N/Assembly

Global recession: Soludo misled FG - Aluko-Olokun

Egwu charges govs on education sector

Reps may probe NDDC

Tetanus killed 2,960 kids in 2yrs

Speaker raises hope on constitution amendment

Ohakim signs 9 bills into law

Oil climbs above $72 as US stockpiles slip

Stakeholders call for reduction in mortgage interest rate

Varsity strike: UNIJOS VC expresses fear

Nothing wrong in Post-UME - NUC

Nigeria spent $10bn on power in 10 years - Shonekan

Amnesty: FG begins aggressive arms mop up - As MEND extends ceasefire by 30 days

Yar’Adua tackles power problem - Approves N4.6bn for new NIPPs

ASUU protests in Abuja

Sanusi rejects bailout for stockbrokers - Says “I can’t tell the banks not to recover their loans” - Indicts CBN, NDIC, NSE, others for banking sector’s woes - Audit reports on 14 banks out October - To introduce polymer currency

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

My trip to Russia, USA for Kogi’s development -Gov Idris

PDP, AC and the battle for Oyo

Ondo: After Agagu’s exit

How eminent Nigerians honoured Gani


10 million children out of school

Foreign credit line still open to Oceanic Bank - Management

Customs threatens to deal with smugglers

Yar’Adua committed to amnesty exercise - Minister

‘80 million Nigerians still live in darkness’

Mega Party honours Gani

Gani must be immortalised - NLC

Lawyers extol Gani’s virtues

Bishop Okoh elected Anglican Primate

FG denies deployment of warships in Niger Delta

Strike: Lecturers carry coffin, protest in Delta

INEC to sack staffers who manipulate electoral process - Iwu throws bombshell ahead 2011

Police arrest 11 suspected MASSOB members in Enugu

Bode George makes final prayer in court

Orhii explains NAFDAC agenda

RMG wants financial autonomy for INEC

FG records N87bn statutory allocation deficit

FG flags off W/Bank-assisted project in 104 unity schools

2 UI doctoral students die in autocrash

Muslims tasked on new moon to terminate Ramadan

Virgin Nigeria rebrands Thursday, gets new name

Sanusi flags off introduction of N50, N10, N5 in polymer today

Banks’ crisis fallout: Fuel crisis may resume October

Lobbyists storm Presidency over N/Assembly top jobs

FG advocates Awo’s revenue formula

Gani buried in gold casket - He is a candidate of Aljanah - Chief Imam

Monday, September 14, 2009

As Ondo Assembly eulogises Gani...

What manner of a brand was Gani?

The clean up of Nigerian banks

Reactions to Gani’s death, mostly hypocritical - Justice Fawehinmi


Yar’Adua summons special meeting over Anambra polls

Fashola signs amended budget into law

Strike: ‘ASUU may suspend strike soon’

Implementation of compulsory insurance policies may suffer setback

October 4 deadline: FG warns Tompolo on amnesty offer

Bankole loses driver on Lagos/Ibadan road

Absence of witness stalls Al-Mustapha’s trial

Judge’s absence stalls proceedings in Akingbola/CBN’s case

AD calls for a sovereign national conference

Anglican church set to elect new primate

Attah, Tinubu, Ibori must be prosecuted - Keyamo

Funding: FG advocates private sector’s participation in education

Lawyer denies allegation over Akingbola

Re-branding: Ministry to partner 150 missions abroad

N’Delta: FG allays fears on US stand

Afenifere urges CBN to protect depositors’ interest

Emulate Fawehinmi’s life, Obat boss urges Nigerians

Amnesty programme is failing, Clark warns FG

Glo gives N17m cheques to clergyman, 7 others

Onovo advocates stiffer penalty for kidnappers

FCT to employ scavengers as casual workers - Minister

Strike: ASUU takes fight to public court - This will be the last strike - FG

Gani was a human devil - Brother

Bank crisis: Ibru, Adigwe, others get bail

Good Bye Gani - As foremost human rights activist is buried today - Son says struggle continues - Ondo govt to establish centre in his honour

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Chime, LG polls and 2011 political calculus

Appraising opposition in the North West

Obama and his race

Gani’s transition: We are still too shocked to speak - Osemawe



Wale Ojo-Lanre resumes as Ekiti CPS

Strike: Electorate at the receiving end - Parents’ foruml

Anambra: PDP denies Yar’Adua’s order on Ogbulafor

Commission stops Gaddafi from executing Nigerians on death row

Ogun dispels rumour on sale of govt secretariat

EFCC concludes plans to extradite Akingbola I am not evading arrest - Akingbola

JTf arrests alleged kidnapper of gov’s aide’s wife

Pension: Ogun pays N66.2m to pre-1991 retired primary sch teachers

138.6m Nigerians live below poverty line - USAID

Niger Delta: FG considers extension of amnesty period

Court rules on bail application on bank chiefs today - As CBN may give soft landing to 11 bank chiefs

FG to retire 287 per secs October

Bola Ige’s death not in vain - Akande, Lam, Muyiwa

EFCC investigates airlines on tax evasion

North will rule for 8 years - Saraki

ASUU strike detrimental to progress - Ajibola

ON GANI’S DEATH: NEPA retirees to participate in Gani’s burial

Nigerians in UK mourn Gani

ON GANI’S DEATH: Gani should have been buried immediately - Islamic scholar

ON GANI’S DEATH: Enahoro, Buhari, Atiku, others honour Gani

Methodist established for reformation, holiness - Ladigbolu

We are not mourning Gani - Ondo govt

Troubled banks begin audit of staff

How Ribadu beat security operatives - Returns through NADECO route

N6.1bn V-mobile shares scam: FG orders probe of ex-govs’ clearance - Tinubu, Ibori, Attah stand cleared - AGF insists

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Uwais report: Sacrosanct or not sacrosanct?

Gashu’a Where Gani got his lung cancer?

3 persons arrested for kidnapping

Ondo declares Monday work-free day - Immortalise Gani - Seadogs

Don’t parade yourself as our leader, UI students warn Mosigbodi

Islamic society distributes foodstuff in Kano , Jigawa, other states

NABTEB rules out extension of registration deadline

Journalists beaten by political thugs

Bauchi gov declares for second term

Manufacturers of fake products stone CPC officials

Oshiomhole sets up N25m Foundation for Gani - As Edo govt, Labour, civil society groups honour him in Edo

Gani’s security guard, auto mechanic, neighbours speak

Omisore crowned as Olu of Awolowo town

Bank loan: Former South-South govs plot against Goodluck Jonathan

Chinese firms to take over troubled banks - As Shareholder group takes CBN to Court

Aondoakaa, Waziri part ways Why EFCC disowned AGF

Anambra’s PDP chairman resigns, joins gov race - Aspirants rise to 33

Friday, September 11, 2009

Court Remands Retired CP’s Son In Prison - After His Parents Refused To Take His Bail

Suspense Over Gani’s Will

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Men who won’t forget Gani in a hurry

Free speech and press freedom in The Gambia

Gani’s house turns to ‘Mecca’



Mu’azu misappropriated N20.4bn - Bauchi inquiry commission - It’s laughable - Mu’azu’s aide

Mother of crushed lady cries to Gov Alao-Akala for help

Ondo bye-election: INEC promises to be unbiased

Students attack striking poly lecturers - Our campuses are still closed - Management

Yar’Adua flags off Niger dredging project

N1bn fraud: Court dismisses Art Gallery DG’s plea

Gani’s grave ready, as burial arrangement hots up

6,000mw: PHCN spends N2bn on equipment in Kano

Senators, FCT minister in war of words over Abuja lands

FG set to meet ASUU, SSANU, NASU over strike

Mimiko inaugurates 4 statutory commissions

Scholarship: Oyo completes screening of 70% applicants

INEC conducts bye-election in Osun tomorrow

Be alive to responsibilities, Niger gov urges ANAN

Ogun awards N657m road project

200-level Unilorin student hangs self

FG to enforce strict corporate governance in insurance sector

Niger sacks Rafi LG chairman

ETF establishes N2bn book dev fund

Gunmen kill LG legislative leader in Edo

Ribadu sneaks into Nigeria - Visits Gani’s family

Gani: Gashua prison caused his cancer - His prison experience retold - Medical experts confirm wife’s claim - Falana asks FG to investigate cause of death

Guinness Nigeria to pay N11.1bn dividend

N6.1bn V-mobile shares scam: Britain probes Tinubu, Ibori, Attah - EFCC has cleared them - Aondoakaa - EFCC secures documents on Delta govt’s shares scam

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

2010 budget will address abandoned projects-Omisore

N/Delta: Contending with post-amnesty issues

Indeed, the police are my friend

Ankpa LG under siege:Chairman constitutes vigilance group;Police boss orders him to disband it



AC is getting tired by the day - Oni’s aide

Jonathan calls for partnership with Ericsson

Yar’Adua to flag off Niger dredging in Kogi today

Nigeria to boost export to Israel

Amnesty: Your safety is guaranteed - Amaechi tells Ateke

ON GANI’S DEATH: We can’t have another Gani - Ajibola - Gani’s burial: 1,300 policemen to provide security

Rep slaps N/Assembly staffer

Security: Police to get armoured helicopter

Tension as PDP withholds result of primaries in Enugu

‘126,500 out of 1,184,907 pass five subjects in NECO’

Sacked Wema Bank workers cry foul - It’s in consonance with our transformation plan - Bank

Waterfront community landlords raise alarm over threat to life

FIFA U-17 W/Cup: LOC refutes media reports on contract scam

Kano gov, others throng Gani’s house, pay tributes

Osun bye-election: PDP alleges plan by AC to kidnap its chieftains - That’s what PDP planned to do - AC

Kwara approves N100m to rehabilitate rail line

Ohakim inaugurates revenue committee, targets N1bn monthly

Ekiti deputy speaker tasks police on murder

Japanese govt partners FG on building of classrooms

Kwara Poly promotes 122

NACRDB disburses N20.4m to farmers

FG stalls Halliburton scandal probe

Gani rejected my advice on national honour - Uwais - He handled more than 5,000 cases free of charge - Aondoakaa

Lagos recovers N60m on ghost workers

Banks’ loans: EFCC summons Ibori, Delta commissioner - Quizzes Okereke-Onyiuke, 5 Transcorp directors - Arrests DESOPADEC secretary

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Ogun: When a Daniel came to judgment

INEC: An umpire and 2011 challenges

South East: Disturbing thoughts on marginalisation

Rail of woes...: You’re stealing our land through demolition - Family; No, you’re illegal squatters - Railway



Glo, Rep collaborate on poverty alleviation

NIPSS, strategic to Nigeria’s growth - Jonathan

Ibadan S/West LG boss served impeachment notice

Police arrest 3 suspected kidnappers in Sapele: 6-man gang abducts woman in Asaba

NUT Strike: ‘Lagos not ready for negotiations yet’

NLC warns FG on prolonged strike in varsities

Tribune built on solid foundation - OAU VC

Yar’Adua demands mid-term convention for PDP - NEC meets Sept 24

UNIBEN suspends meeting on appointment of VC

Group warns N/Assembly against constitution amendment

Edo govt reduces secondary schools to 295 - From 627

ON GANI'S DEATH - NLC holds lying-in-state for Gani on Friday

IBB mourn Gani, seeks honour for him

Abia police command confirms death of 2 officers

PDP accuses Edo govt of worsening pensioners’ condition

46.3 million Nigerians are illiterate - Commission

Sporadic shooting disrupted collation of election results in Ekiti - AC witness

FG launches economic transformation blueprint Oct 1

Aregbesola tenders election results

ASSBIFI warns Wema Bank over sack of workers

‘How Reps influenced Sanusi’s appointment’

Contract scam rocks FIFA U-17 W/Cup - Officials bought Jeeps, Camry for govt officials - Bought houses in Dubai

Lagosians groan under new tax regimes

Banks’ debts recovered now N70bn - EFCC, - Otedola pays N3bn to Afribank, - Oceanic Bank recovers N15bn non-performing loan

Gani visits gallery, library for the last time, - Our last encounter with him - Ekpu

Monday, September 07, 2009

‘Daniel’s tribunal victory’ll unite Ogun PDP’

Oshiomhole, Anenih and Edo show of might

Lagos and ‘deportation’ of northern beggars

The frills, thrills of Udiroko Festival 2009 grand finale



2009 hajj: Jigawa pays N1bn to hajj commission - As Lagos organises stress-free hajj seminar

Protest: Police arrest 20 at LASU

Ekiti police arrest 6-man fraud syndicate

Strike: Imo to declare position of ASUU boss vacant

6,000MW power project under threat - As community, monarch battle over contractor’s base

Tribune publisher, Alaafin laud Ojo-Lanre’s appointment

Osun tribunal: I’m not yet through with my analysis - Forensic expert

AC witnesses disagree at Ekiti election petitions tribunal

FG commends UI over Zain Africa quiz competition - Gets $50,000 grant

C\River govt renames festival - CBN gov unveils logo

EFCC didn’t bar me from leaving Nigeria - Dangote

Resolution Wole Awolowo pays tribute to Gani

SSS nabs pastor for alleged kidnap of 9-yr-old boy

NIS parades 3 over attempt to acquire e-passport illegally

Ekiti AC accuses PDP of using police to harass members - AC is on a cover mission - PDP

FOSSU begins education summit today - AGPA appeals to striking teachers in Oyo

Retire from active politics, APGA advises Ojukwu - Calls for Obi’s resignation

I am still APGA boss – Umeh

Kwara inaugurates probe panel on 3 LG chairmen

Osun bye-election: AC imported fake police, army uniforms - PDP - It is a lie - AC

Akingbola is hiding in Nigeria - EFCC

Amnesty: Youths protest in Bayelsa - Demand N10m disarmament allowance

Banks’ crisis: CBN set to meet stakeholders

Gani begins final journey home - Blind beggars, eminent Nigerians, pay him last respect

Sunday, September 06, 2009

‘Inexperienced politicians don’t deserve elective offices’

S/West: Where opposition gropes in the dark

The role of CDAs in national planning (I)

Day conmen bought goods with ritual money - Took goods away, money vanished



Customs recovers N891m from import duty defaulters

Ondo NURTW crisis deepens - As ex-chairman vows to reclaim mandate - Court restrains minister on Lagos NURTWl

More reactions on Gani’s death: Okunrounmu, Alani Bankole, others mourn him

Fashola, Fayemi, Famuyibo, others eulogise Gani

ASUU/FG face-off: Senator calls for compromise

Global financial crisis: IMF raises $500bn bail-out

6,000MW project: Community, Warri monarch battle over contractor’s base

Customs dismisses allegation of certificate forgery against Comptroller-General

Flood has rendered 100,000 Nigerians homeless this year - NEMA

22 killed in auto crash

National Assembly warned against amendment of CBN Act

Bank crisis: Economy is shutting down - Operators

ITF charges NGOs on training

Flood: Kwara govt orders residents to vacate affected area

Court remands 2 over assault on FRSC officers

Proposed Ekiti International Airport ‘ll be viable - Oni

Police foil kidnap attempt on Indian expatriate

Automation of MMIA access gate begins September

30 youths arrested in FCT with weapons, drugs

Yar’Adua tasked to declare state of emergency on piracy

ASSBIFI set for nationwide picketing of FirstBank

Gani for burial September 15

Funds, crisis of confidence ground Amnesty Committee - Amnesty deal, mere PDP propaganda - AC

Glo 1 breaks NITEL SAT 3’s monopoly

EFCC bars Dangote, Otedola, others from leaving Nigeria - Summons Odili, Okereke-Onyiuke, 5 Transcorp directors

Saturday, September 05, 2009

Why Globacom deserves NITEL

I don’t have a boyfriend and my being a mechanic has got nothing to do with it - Says 24-year-old lady mechanic

Ogun showcases mineral resources in China

Mufutau Lanihun is alive - Aide

German cleric tasks Nigerians on corruption

‘Poverty may stop malaria treatment’

Fertilizer supply affects harvest in Borno

Bishop charges on honesty, love

NACCIMA counsels CBN

ANPP confirms Ajimobi’s defection to AC

Cleric tasks traditional rulers at Oni’s birthday service

MEND calls for probe of arms surrendered in Bayelsa

Bank crisis: Shareholders’ groups in tatters

Yar’Adua, Yakassai, Umar, MEND, others mourn him

Characteristics of lung cancer that killed him

Gani’s last words I will continue the struggle after death

Oyinlola, Ooni crown Modakeke monarch, another Oba emerges in Ile-Ife

Friday, September 04, 2009

Abuja Gets N70b Auto Mega City

How Bank MDs Gave Fake Monthly Returns To CBN - EFCC - Ex-Bank Chiefs To Remain In Detention Till Sept 15

Thursday, September 03, 2009

Big Brother Africa: Thriving in controversy



Minister raps board members over use of cell phones

Delta owes FRSC N20m –Sector Commanderl

NDIC seeks protection for microfinance banks’ depositors

Stranded Bellview Airline passengers protest at Lagos airport

SSS nabs 2 suspected kidnappers in Ekiti

FG assists Jigawa to rebuild Wudil bridge

We can’t guarantee 24-hr power supply now - Minister

Imoke, exco members denounce secret cults

FG projects 28m rail passenger traffic in 2015 - Raises N14bn from Cabotage Vessel Fund

Ekiti tribunal rejects AC documentary evidence

Robbers raid bank in Kogi, injure 20

Yar’Adua orders fresh bid for broadcast licenses

Oyo commissioner appeals to Muslim leaders over criticism

Nigeria is free from guinea worm - Gowon

Crisis over LAUTECH ’ll soon end - Oyinlola - As wife advises women on medical checkups

Discrepancies in Osun AC witness’s affidavit causes ripples at tribunal

Ekiti deputy governor tasks Nigerians on payment of tax

Cadbury to raise N22bn to reduce bank debt

Trailer crushes pedestrian in Ibadan

MDGs, EFA achievable by 2015 - FG

‘Dakingari not involved in Aliero’s ordeal’

Takeover: Oceanic Bank shareholders to sue CBN

PRINTING OF N420BN: Sanusi violated constitution - Reps insist

Traditional rulers wade into varsity crisis - As FG forecloses further offer

EFCC detains Union Bank director - Recovers N66.7bn - Court condemns debt recovery tactics

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

As Jang and Tallen fall apart...

‘Agagu didn’t operate secret accounts’

The tsunami in the banking industry

Ramadan: Agonies of Kano’s call girls



Market value down by N39bn

Police arrest 76 commercial sex workers in Ogunl

Strike: We are behind ASUU, SSANU and NASU - NLC

Aregbesola tenders video tapes with no date, time, place - INEC holds Osun bye-election Sept 12

Idris orders payment of 2.5% overhead costs for LGEAs

PDP has never lost election in Ido/Osi - AC witness

Police shut GTBank for 3 hours in Ibadan

FG concludes plan to generate electricity from gas

HID Awolowo bags Fellowship Award

Power crisis: NSE seeks multiple power generation

Shares price manipulation: Erring shareholders will be punished - CBN gov - Naira slides at FOREX

Akpabio congratulates new Ekiti CPS, Ojo-Lanre

Reps, Saraki urge ASUU to suspend strike

Taraba govt to cut political office holders’ salaries

NYSC boss assures corps members of safety

Bekwarra LG windstorm disaster victims get relief materials

Fashola inaugurates 40 skip trucks, wheeler bins

IBM inaugurates partnership initiative in C/River

N420bn bailout: UAD accuses CBN gov

FG hands over Lagos–Ibadan expressway today

LG system is difficult to manage - Adamawa ALGON boss

Boko Haram states have lowest literacy level in Nigeria - NPC

Anambra gov expelled

Bank reform: CBN Act unconstitutonal, null, void - Reps

FG orders NIA, SSS to probe troubled banks - Says Akingbola must be extradited

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Orji and the second term question

Kano PDP: How young turks demystified Rimi

Hillary Clinton’s message to Nigeria

Osokin: A festival that heals the youth



NABTEB releases May/June 2009 exams results - Withholds 3,883 results

Six policemen dismissed for taking $450 bribel

Reps query FAAN over failure to account for N41bn

Deregulation: PENGASSAN may begin strike if …

W/Bank applauds development of mineral sector in Nigeria

Court stops APGA convention

Osun tribunal adjourns over different versions of witness statement

Constitution review: We’re not bound to consider Uwais report - Senate

Nigerian women will be empowered - Minister

MAN urges CBN to direct credit to real sector

We’ll fight on - ASUU

Minister advocates free medical treatment for pregnant women

NULGE caretaker committee sues for peace

CBN wants Microfinance institutions to embrace commercial banking

Omoladun Kenkelewu, Baba Suwe’s wife is dead

13 investors apply for acquisition of NITEL

We are potentially rich - Imoke

Taraba NUT issues ultimatum on implementation of TSS

USAF partners NAF

Business partners salutes Glo at 6

Osun bye-election: PDP alleges plans by AC to cause confusion - That’s what PDP plans to do - AC

CBN spent N100bn to print N420bn for troubled banks - We ’ll print more naira to save other banks - CBN - Reps set for showdown with CBN gov

Strike: You’ve failed, NLC tells ASUU - UI students protest

Tension mounts in Bayelsa over N100bn bond - As Alamieyeseigha, Elders, AC kick - They’re shameless - Groups

EFCC probes sacked bank MDs’ assets - NSE lifts suspension on Union Bank’s, Intercontinental’s, 3 others’ shares