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Tribune News Archive for November 2009Rss

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Budget impasse: Senators, Reps in the eyes of the people

Court Victory: Hurdles remain for Soludo

Tuition fees: In defence of Osun governor

How 12 party loyalists died in auto crash

DEREGULATING 2011 ELECTIONEERING

THE VASWANI BROTHERS AND THE RULE OF LAW

2011:Why Ogbulafor hammered pro-Yar’Adua group

Uniosun prepares for full accreditation of courses

Minister calls for passage of FoI bill

Lawyers, others express divergent views over Yar’Adua’s ill health

Nigerian Eagle Airlines signs pact with Ethiopian Airlines

FG appoints new Directors for FAAN

NSE handles 1.34 billion shares worth N7.0bn

Gov Saraki hopeful on improved electricity situation

Uproar over re-certification of Lagos estates

FG sets aside N70bn to pay NITEL/MTEL workers

Fear as fuel queues return to Lagos

10,000 East African albinos go into hiding to escape ritual killers

CBN trains 6,708 entrepreneurs

Ogun denies illegal deduction from LG allocations

Yar’Adua’s health: AC demands amendment to constitution

FG bemoans lack of confidence in insurance sector

Why we accorded space science tech priority - FG

Oyinlola commends Belgore for stabilising Nigeria’s democracy

Senate Leader, Ladoja allay fears on deregulation

Rep condemns Oshiomhole’s tax policies

Amazing! 7-year-old sells his painting for £17,000

Local banks to acquire troubled banks - Bank workers, debtors relocate abroad

South-South ’ll secede if VP resigns - Militants

N1trn scam: EFCC compiles ex-banks chiefs’ assets for seizure

Yar’Adua suffers relapse - Doctors place him on observation - President postpones his return to Nigeria indefinitely

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Big Brother Revolution: Intrigues of the Nigerian swagger

Fatokun denies interest in Osun governorship race

Ogun PDP disowns Omo Ilu

Why Bode George was jailed for 2 yrs - Ayoola

Gombe gov calls for peace

Royal father charges muslims on unity

Fashola, Tinubu at Eid prayers, seek peaceful and brotherly co-existence

2008 crisis: Jos muslims observe special prayer

Violence mars Bayelsa LG election primaries

Sallah: Low patronage at airports

Nigerians charged on good behaviour

Fresh N50b scam uncovered in new generation bank

Yar’Adua: No cause for alarm, Bankole assures Nigerians - As HID prays for quick recovery

Yar’Adua: North, South-South square up

Tribunal: Ignore Aregbesola’s request - PDP

Friday, November 27, 2009

Xtians, Muslims Offer Prayers For Yar’Adua In Anambra

Despite Acute Health Problem: Yar’Adua Vows To Hang On, - We Speak Regularly - Goodluck, - Plus: Nigeria Waits On His Health

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Aliyu’s Zik paradigm and national integration

Issues as AC, PDP slug it out in Osun

What’s happened to live music?

Day red cross society honoured Oni

AJUMOGOBIA ON NEW REFINERIES

BETWEEN THE OBA AND HIS CHIEFS

Lagos to boost transport system with GPS station

Don’t sack Ajaokuta Steel Company workers - FG cautioned

Constitution review: CNPP chair suggests way forward

JAMB increases form price to N4,600

Fafowora sets 7-point agenda for Yar’Adua

2011: My son ‘ll name his successor - Saraki

Controversies trail 2010 budget

PDP, NCP congratulate Muslims

Sallah: Prices of commodities shoot up in Lagos

Nigeria on the threshold of greatness - Ogbulafor - PDP responsible for nation’s woes - ANPP

Flood kills 77 during hajj

Ayo Banjo lauds AC chieftain, Prof Oyemakinde

PPA proposes economic stimulus for N/Delta

Fees increase: UNAD students, authorities on collision course

Eid-el-Kabir: Kano govt distributes N2.5m food items to prisons inmates

ANPP sacks Niger chairman, 43 others

Uncertainty over Arik Air’s inaugural flight to USA

Senate accuses Yar’Adua’s aide of abuse of office

Eid-el-Kabir: Police arrest trouble makers in Kano

Fashola stresses dedication to service in nation building

582 housing units for Bayelsa

Alleged fraud in U-17 World Cup: SSS seizes LOC members’ passports - ‘LOC member gave out official car to girlfriend’ - Officials to be quizzed by EFCC

What is pericarditis?

Killing of 2 kids: Ibadan irate policeman faces dismissal

‘Yar’Adua has heart problem’ - Suffering from ‘Acute Pericarditis’ - Turai sighted at Mina - President sad over rumour of his death

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Aliyu’s ‘servant-leader’ principle as an example

Anambra 2010: Ngige’s chances, hurdles

Kings, princes and a misread proverb

One year after Jos riots - Has peace returned?

NO VACANCY IN ASO ROCK

NIGERIA AND AGE CHEATS

FG rolls out 5th National Dev Plan Jan 2010

Why I’ll return to Nigeria - el-Rufai

Mixed reactions trail 2010 budget proposals

2010: Oyinlola presents N113 billion budget to Osun Assembly

Unpaid salaries: Go to court, Okojie, NUC scribe, tells ASUU

PDP blames opposition over bickering between Senate, Reps

EFCC probes Lagos Deputy Speaker, others over forgery, fake identities

Glo launches one-for-all fixed line service

Eid-el-Kabir: Oyinlola, Alao-Akala, Oni, others congratulate Muslims

Purge enemies of budget implementation, senators urge Yar'Adua

Implications of proposed 2010 budget

Gowon to inaugurate cancer centre in Abuja tomorrow

7,000 tourists to climb Idanre hills December

Anambra presents N100m cheque to schools

Yar’Adua: AC recommends medical tests for presidential aspirants

Communities charged to protect MDGs projects

Adamawa approves N4.6bn for road project

FEC approves N71bn contracts

EFCC arraigns fraudsters for stealing N45m cheque belonging to Mark

AC orders members to pray, fast for Yar’Adua

Ondo Assembly disagrees with Mimiko on N27bn supplementary budget

Policeman kills 2 children with teargas

Deregulation, new form of economic slavery - Cleric, at HID’s 94th birthday

Eid-el-Kabir: Jonathan, Imoke, Ohakim admonish

Rumour of Yar’Adua’s death rocks Saudi - Saudi radio says ‘president is alive’ - VP, Mark, Bankole in crucial meeting in Aso Rock - As Speaker cancels Sallah holiday - Anxiety grips Nigerians

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Edo: Oshiomhole's battle for restoration

Governors and dwindling revenue

Youths and challenges of nation building

How fraudster faked ID card to cash lawyer’s cheque

SACKED SENATORS AT RETREAT

OSOTIMEHIN’S LAMENTATION

Violence on women: FIDA calls for sanctions

W/Bank set aside $450m for Fadama-III

Oando records N6.64bn profit after tax

Ogun to sanction illegal patent medicine vendors

Ogunlewe to Senate: I’ll accept acquired house as birthday gift

Ekaette hits back at Reps - Over criticism on projects

N7.74bn fraud: Court dismisses EFCC’s case against Kenny Martins, others

Bad state of federal roads: NARTO, PTD call for sack of works minister

I can’t negotiate on Anambra’s treasury - Soludo tells opponents - As Jonathan advises Ogbulafor on elections

Adenuga emerges Telecoms Man of the Year

FG out to victimise us - ASUU

NAMB now umbrella body for Nigerian micro-finance banks

European commission to spend N203m on Enugu projects

Nigeria records 2.99m AIDS deaths

Road carnage: FRSC goes spiritual

PHCN cautions customers on prepaid metres

Dec. 5 polls: Gov Chime leads PDP campaign to LGAs - Kebbi’s bye-election holds Dec. 19

Alao-Akala charges corps members on re-branding Nigeria

Nigeria needs passionate, faithful leaders - Jonathan

Yuguda congratulates Tribune at 60

AC expresses concern over Yar’Adua’s health - We are not worried - Senate

Ibru sues CBN gov

2010 budget: Works, education get top allocations - Senators, Reps get N22bn for local and foreign travels - N/Assembly passes N353.6bn supplementary budget

HID clocks 94

Yar’Adua admitted to Saudi hospital - We are still running tests - Doctor

Understanding the Senate, Reps’ budget controversy

Revisiting PDP’s verdict on Oshiomhole

In Lagos, the fear of trucks...

SWITZERLAND’S SECRET WEAPON

EXECUTIVE POWERS AND BENEFITS

Monday, November 23, 2009

Motorists advised on safety at Yuletide

Veteran journalists meet on Thursday

FG declares Thursday, Friday holidays

Court injunction: Bauchi CNPP calls for CJ’s probe

LG chairman in trouble for assaulting DHL boss

FG cautions engineers against sharp practices

Bank debts: Again, EFCC gives debtors two weeks ultimatum

FG vows to tackle decay in education sector

Domestic violence high in Nigeria - Survey

Parents, police foil kidnap attempt on 5-yr-old girl in Effurun

PEF alleged fraud: Court acquits Kenny Martins, others

State creation: Remo traditional rulers, others protest breach of agreement

Gang that specialises in killing, extracting victims’ fat for sale arrested - Sells a gallon of liquid human fat for $60,000

Man left in coma for 23 years ... only to be found conscious

Oni heads Omisore re-election campaign - Sets up committee on JUSUN strike in Ekiti

Nigeria vulnerable to climate change - Minister

Ekiti govt to review N3.371bn workers’ loans

Italy denies 1,000 pilgrims visas

FG set to re-stimulate industries

NLC commends Mimiko on policies - PDP berates Ondo gov

HID Awolowo, pillar of stability - Gov. Daniel

Alleged forgery: Police re-arraign Aregbesola, lawyer - Police have no case against me - Aregbesola

Acquired Govt House: Senate committee summons Bode George, Ogunlewe, others - Issues warrant of arrest on TRANSCORP management

Awo’s vision behind Tribune’s relevance –NIPR

2010 Budget Impasse: Yar’Adua separates Senate, Reps - Forecloses joint sitting - President’s aide presents separate copies to Senate, Reps today

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Identifying PPA’s nemesis

AC is desperate to win elections in the South-West —Sen. Omisore

On the security of corps members

Why Abiodun Yuguda, NANS signed pact of progress

VIRTUOUS VINCENT OGBULAFOR

DEVELOPING THE NIGER DELTA

Olojo festival celebrated in Ile-Ife

US agency scores Lagos airport high on security compliance

NSE lists N16.5bn shares of Resort Savings & Loans

MTN Nigeria moves to save Lake Chad

Arrest warrant: Ogun House may report IGP to N/Assembly...as LG boss appeals to lawmakers

Akintola Williams, PIPC partner to revitalise JIB

6,000mw of electricity supply by Dec may be unrealistic - Minister

Police to provide 24-hr security for corps members

EFCC arrests varsity dropout over $96,000 fraud

FG to exploit space technology for development

PDP disowns Yar’Adua presidential campaign organisation

Conoil records N124bn turnover, unveils growth strategies

IBB advocates abolition of federal character

Turai Yar’Adua lauds Suswam

Tribune, voice of the voiceless - Soun of Ogbomoso

Bode George celebrates 65th birthday in prison

Stakeholders call for local govt judicial commission

2011: PPA reaffirms agenda on party discipline, internal democracy

Senator presents N2.4m scholarship to 120 students

Police wage war against thuggery in Zamfara

Alleged murder: Ex-lawmaker heads for high court

‘Land owners’ take over Stella Obasanjo’s plot - Eject occupants - Demand N2bn ‘agreement’ fee

Budget impasse: PDP elders call for Reps’ sanction - For disregarding 1999 Constitution - As Yar’Adua wades in

FG to make Ph.D minimum qualification for academic staff

ALLEGED FRAUD IN U-17 WORLD CUP: Cars ‘shared’ by officials tracked down - Hyundai’s trackers gave ‘beneficiaries’ away - SSS invites LOC officials

Saturday, November 21, 2009

The NPC bill: Separating the facts from fiction

Street kids, street life - The gory tales - ‘We find solace in the streets’

Former Rivers lawmaker killed in PH

Fire victim sends SOS to Oyo gov

Zamfara pays N50m allowances to students

Kwara govt invites indigenes to invest in agric - As gov advises on shift from oil as main revenue base

ANPP threatens boycott of LG elections in Jigawa

Okah, a General without troop - MEND

My opponents are distributing arms - Anambra gov

FG, Ogun, Ondo to invest in Olokola Deep Sea Port

I’m not opposed to deregulation - Shekarau

NDLEA intercepts palm oil tanker with 2,280kg of cannabis

Attack on Uniport: Ex-militant leaders plead for forgiveness

NIPSS, dumping ground to punish people - Obasanjo

2012: Bayelsa dep gov quits lodge?

Budget impasse: Bankole’s sins - Senators - Mark replies Anenih - Eseme Eyiboh speaks - Yar’Adua may only send budget copies to N/A - The Impasse has been resolved - House

Policeman kills graduate, 26, in Warri

Friday, November 20, 2009

Robbers Raid Bank in Ogun

Yar’Adua Set To Remove Aondoakaa - Kayode, Ajumogobia May Replace Him - Plus: The Ibori Connection

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Deregulation cannot work in Nigeria for now - Ajadi

Osun 2011: Peter Power, Oyinlola’s COS, raises the stakes

Attah: A visionary statesman at 71

Tribune’s 60 cheers for staff

OJUKWU’S WAR CRY

THE BAN ON BAGGED CEMENT

Nigerian airports record higher traffic figures

Parents want junior classes in federal secondary schools

Tribune, Islam-friendly — Islamic scholar

FG procures N4.2bn textbooks for primary, secondary schools

Katsina approves N124m to renovate hospitals

World Bank backs out of privatisation programme - FG realised N1trn privatisation proceeds in 8 yrs

ESUT VC sacked over students’ protest

Tribune, not a regional paper — Adenaike

FG cautions states, LGs against deficit spending

NACCIMA rates budget implementation low

Tribune still holding to Awo’s philosophy — LG boss

Again, investors’ wealth up by N54bn

Bode George, others’ bail application adjourned to Dec. 1

‘Nigeria, a failed state’ - Balarabe Musa

Senate/Reps’ row, shameless show of power — TMG

Kogi needs N12.8bn to curb ecological problems - RMAFC

Registration exercise, opportunity for prospective voters - Lagos REC

Leadership, Nigeria’s problem - CBN Governor

My opponents are bad losers — Omisore

Anambra govt vows to take health delivery to all

No credible political ideology in Nigeria –– Don

Budget presentation: PDP summons Senators, Reps - Plus: How Mark/Bankole feud stalled presentation

Anambra: Jonathan, 7 govs for Soludo’s campaign - Prepare your handover note, Soludo tells Gov Obi

Bankole, Shekarau laud Tribune at 60

N3.3bn scam: EFCC probes Abia gov, others - Confirms exchange of text messages among gov, wife and American contractor

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Senate’s twin challenges of electoral reforms and erosion menace

Beyond Oshiomhole’s theoretical pontifications

I did my best for Tribune - 2nd Tribune Editor

BODE GEORGE AND PDP

A FLOOD OF DEPORTEES

FG to establish youth vocational centres in states

Fuel scarcity bites harder in Ekiti

Businessman threatens to sue Edo govt over improper tax assessment: Nobody can threaten us - Revenue board

Nigerian authors lose N104.3m in Belgium

Saudi govt ready to arraign Lagos pilgrim - Over fake currency

Megacity: Lagos devotes 60 per cent of budget to infrastructure

Bank failure: National Assembly to amend NDIC Act

EFCC opposes Boni Haruna’s bid to travel abroad

Residents protest slow pace of work on road in Ekiti

Multiple taxes, disincentive to investment - LCCI

UK alerts Nigerian govt to dangers of climate change

Senate, House seniority battle may stall presentation of 2010 budget

Bode George’s libel suit: Court adjourns ruling till Jan 2010

Council chief lauds journalists

FG to provide free internet service to schools

Funds utilisation: Reps give NDDC clean bill - Promise increased funding

Ebonyi govt threatens to revoke contracts

18 herdsmen killed in Ogwashi-Uku

Pastor Bakare gives scholarship to 101 students

Arik Air to inaugurate Abuja-London flight

NDE vows to tackle unemployment

Judges hinder EFCC from prosecuting ex-govs - Farida

LOC trouble deepens - 400 cars ordered, 14 delivered, one missing - Contractors to storm Aso Rock

More Nigerians laud Tribune at 60

Hard times await Nigerians - As govs agree on new tax laws - Inflation hits 11.6%

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Bode George: A clog or a wheel in Lagos PDP reconciliation?

Between Etteh and House of Representatives

Why Palestine should declare own state

Christmas: Why Abians may not go home

A NOBEL FOR OBASANJO

BODE GEORGE: MATTERS ARISING

FG to upgrade 4 teaching hospitals in 2010

Senate to probe N655m erosion project in Anambra

Sokoto govt commends judiciary on democracy

No sharing of govt fund to youth leaders - Minister

FG to improve quarantine service

Nigeria, Ukraine to cooperate on curbing illegal arms trade

‘Emulate Awo by leaving good lagacy for posterity’

2010: Fashola proposes N429.5bn for Lagos

Akwa Ibom House sacks Ikot Abasi LG council

2011: PDP disowns govs eyeing presidency - Leaders inaugurate Yar’Adua’s campaign - Yar’Adua’s supporters in fresh dilemma

Nigeria now 130th most corrupt nation

Ex-prisoners to get support from PFN

NAFDAC destroys N3.12m substandard products in Bayelsa

You lack capacity to award degrees - Reps tell COEs

Stakeholder advocates 15% budgetary allocation to health - Wants NHIS compulsory for all Nigerians

Gombe govt mobilises against illiteracy

FG explores space technology to boost agriculture

Riverine people raise alarm over illegal oil bunkering in Ondo

Don’t heat up the polity, Daniel counsels politicians

Alao-Akala assures on dividends of democracy

Abia: Teachers’ salaries gulp N10.6bn annually - Orji

Again, cholera claims 73 in Borno, Taraba

EFCC storms Abia over N3.3bn scam - Goes after gov’s wife, commissioner

Reps back increase in fuel price - It’s unfortunate –Labour - As fire guts NNPC Lagos depot

Monday, November 16, 2009

Opposition embraces Shiluwa

Politicians are difficult to work with - Clerk of the House

Kidnapping as business

Infant/maternal mortality: Lagos battles hard to meet WHO standard

TARGETING SANUSI

NTA IS NOT 50

Lagos govt donates 3-bedroom flat to family of slain naval officer

Insurance stocks buoy transaction on NSE

Career auditors petition Senate over nomination of AGF

Edo PDP carpets Oshiomhole’s administration - It’s just crying wolf – Govt

UNAD teaching hospital authorities shut theatre

Again, police to get pay rise

Kidnapped Niger perm sec regains freedom

Maryam Babangida still alive

Bode George: We have indicting information on Appeal Court justice - EFCC

Reps query fresh fund request by executive...As Yar’Adua presents 2010 budget Thursday

FG to recruit 140,000 teachers - Minister

NGO embarks on free medical treatment

Akamkpa council boss bags N/Assembly awards

Kwara spends N150 million on relief materials

Osun to upgrade 9 technical colleges

Taraba education commissioner suspended

‘IITA to become global research park’

Akwa Ibom PPA opposes dissolution of exco

Reps task Oyo govt on NYSC permanent site

China, key to global economic recovery and reform - IMF

EFCC re-arraigns ex-bank boss, others over unsecured loans

Anambra: Court okays Soludo as PDP candidate - Dissolved exco refuses to leave office

Hold politicians accountable - Cleric tasks journalists - As Tribune marks 60th anniversary

Lagos pilgrim arrested with fake $22,000 in Saudi Arabia

Alleged fraud in FIFA U-17 World Cup: FG calls for probe - As LOC slashes contractors’ pay - Offers them 70% payment

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Borno 2011: Who is ANPP’s standard-bearer?

As PDP battles Osun chapter over 2011...

Obama: A new vision for Africa

Celebrations, thanksgiving as Tribune’s maiden edition child clocks 60

THE MOUTHPIECE OF THE DOWNTRODDEN AT 60

Amnesty: Nigeria has made success - Akunyili

Shareholders’ funds: Sanusi makes volte face

Dike warns armed forces against economic sabotage

Budget delays responsible for poor roads - Reps

N/Delta communities demand interpretation of 10% equity for oil host communities

Mark, Bankole, Assembly Commission in fresh row - Reject nominees to top Assembly posts

Health workers threaten strike in Kaduna

Excess crude account goes down by N121 billion

Mimiko unveils new Ondo logo

Deregulation: Gani’s son warns FG

3 students killed in inter-varsity campus war

APCON presses for sanction against unregistered advert practitioners

Modibbo ex-FCT minister, wants powers of govs curbed

Zamfara govt suspends NULGE activities

Oronsaye urges Nigerians to obey traffic rules

Nigeria still faces challenge of democratic governance - Shekarau

‘Poor implementation of agric programmes, bane of food security’

NDLEA arrests four drug suspects at Lagos airport

ATM fraud: CPC seeks compensation for victims

Non-oil revenue: governors, experts meet today

Bye-elections: PDP attributes victories to popularity

Deregulation: Queues return to petrol stations - Era of subsidy is over –NNPC GMD

Sambo may succeed Yar’Adua 2011

What Nigerians say as Tribune clocks 60

Plot to get George out of prison thickens - Minister, judicial officer involved

Saturday, November 14, 2009

NYSC has come to stay

Tribune at 60: Our 28 years in service - Longest serving staff

RCCG holds women conference

Traditional rulers storm Foursquare convention

Osun gov aspirant challenges govt on education

Motorists to pay road tax in FCT

‘Why we voted Oluwole Oke for second term’

Rev Badejo charges christians, steps down

OPC storms North, warns against attack on Yoruba

Uproar as Fashola, artisans disagree on N1.44b micro fund

No going back on Deji’s removal - Akure Chiefs

Atiku commends jury over Jerfferson’s case

Violence, as Ibadan constituency polls hold

Soyinka lives only to abuse others - Abacha

CBN sets up task force for troubled banks - NDIC releases damning reports

INCREDIBLE! Eagles fly over Tunisia - Qualify for World Cup - Beat Kenya 3 - 2 - Obagoal emerges super hero - Kanu, Yobo, Mikel weep

Senate may delay budget 2010

Friday, November 13, 2009

AD Wants Bode Goerge’s Property Confiscated

You’re Not ‘Gov-in-Waiting’ - Court Tells Andy Uba

Thursday, November 12, 2009

We are clearing Edo’s hidden rots - Oshiomhole

Yar’Adua and federal character

D Gomwalk’s legacies begging for attention

SHARIA IN PROGRESS

WORLD DIABETES DAY

NDIC recovers N16bn from 48 failed banks

Alao-Akala chides opposition

Lagos Trade Fair: 10 companies exhibited under NBCC pavilion

No decision yet on deregulation - Reps

House probe near air collision involving Gov Akpabio

Banks record N53 billion frauds

FG spends N43.28bn to rehabilitate power plants

Vision 20: 2020: Experts, activists berate FG

Poor funding can derail amnesty, PPA boss warns - Abia CNPP wants state included in programme

NNPC targets 50 per cent ownership of petrol stations

Tribune at 60: Gateway Television lauds ANN Plc

Tension in Odo Ayedun-Ekiti over kingship tussle

Yuguda bans Mu’azu for 10 years

Ogun set to penalise sub-standard private health care operators

Commissioner explains causes of miscarriages, stillbirths

Ibadan poly gets substantive registrar

FG should declare state of emergency on transport sector - Ekiti industrialist

Non-payment of staff salaries: ESUT students on rampage

Work commences on N5bn Abuja-Keffi fly-over

Osuofia: Kidnappers reject N1m as ransom

JAMB sensitises public on unified examination

FIFA U-17 World Cup Final may not be broadcast - As LOC owes TV station N3.5bn

David Mark is confused - Soyinka - I will reply him appropriately - Senate President

There are no refineries in Nigeria - DPR - Ongoing reform will transform NNPC - Barkindo

Minister in trouble over N3.5bn police fund - Companies awarded contracts have no fixed addresses - Reps allege - As EFCC quizzes NECO boss, 2 others over N2.4bn scam

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

‘Plurality of opinions may ruin PDP in Anambra’

Goje, opposition and harvest of defections

Deregulation, PDP and national development

FG project turns nightmare - Claims four lives at Ilupeju Ekiti

BEYOND FG/ASUU ACCORD

You can’t travel abroad, court tells Ibinabo

Religious crisis is sheer madness, says Sultan

Another monarch removed in Ondo, as Mimiko wades into Deji crisis

Housewife kills husband over N10

Nigerian Navy lied –Commodore Edema

Ajimobi declares for AC

‘Promotions ‘ll no longer be bought in police’

Documentation of ex-militants in Imo state commences

Anambra: Governorship aspirant dares PDP

Odu’a gets new chairman, board members - Jobi-Fele hails appointment of new Odu’a boss - Odu’a congratulates Tribune at 60

Dariye still wanted by Metropolitan Police - EFCC - Barred from seeking medical help abroad

Railway pays 25 months pension arrears

Nigeria saved N8.85b on inflated contracts in 2 years - AGF

Onitsha residents protest alleged extortion by PHCN - FG urged to privatise PHCN

Nigeria to attain 100 per cent local cement production by 2013 - FG

I’ll entrench probity, integrity in governance - Yar’Adua

Pastor Bakare warns against Nigeria’s disintegration

Zinox denies receiving N200m from Enugu govt

US ready to partner Nigeria on education - Consul-General

Demands: Kogi workers give govt 7-day ultimatum - We’re still studying the statement - Govt

Shekarau blames dwindling fortune of Nigeria on corruption

FG approves N187bn for Niger Delta - Secures N45bn World Bank loan for power

N12.1BN SCAM: U-17 World Cup organisers dragged to ICPC

Police arrest Pa Soludo’s kidnappers - C/River lawmaker’s wife kidnapped

Fuel price must go up, FG tells Labour - Labour sets up 10-man committee on FG’s position

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Abia 2011: Undercurrents between PPA and PDP

Oyo and the pace-setter slogan

When AC, PDP members turned party to boxing arena

ANENIH’S WANING POLITICAL POWER

TREATING GUNSHOT VICTIMS

Group defends Ojukwu over statement on Uba - CD dissociates self from petition

Reps to probe committee over awards to LG bosses

Saudi govt restricts movement of Bauchi State Amirul Hajj

Oil below $79 as tropical storm, Ida, weakens

EFCC nabs banker over N12.5m fraud

Naira depreciates further as analysts blame CBN

‘No political undertone in Deji of Akure crisis’

Absence of House leader stalls debate on constitution review

Federal deputy director, driver kidnapped in Edo - No trace of kidnapped Niger perm sec

N5.2bn scam: Ugbane must face trial - Court

US endorses deregulation

Benue police command foils kidnap of customary court judge

Desertification threatens over 40m Nigerians - Minister

Minister advocates women empowerment

Don’t be distracted, Ooni advises Bankole

Bauchi teachers kick against promotion exams

Women affairs minister laments mortality rate

Germany commends Nigeria on war against drug trafficking

FG to meet UNESCO’s benchmark on education - SSANU

Bonnke tasks Yar’Adua on wealth distribution

Jang is party leader in Plateau - PDP

Electoral reform vital to 2011 polls - Yar’Adua

N200b ecological fund: NEC accuses OBJ of mismanagement

Anambra: Soludo remains PDP candidate - Ogbulafor - Sack Ogbulafor now - Ex-PDP bosses insist

Navy uncovers plot to destabilise Nigeria

Monday, November 09, 2009

Apa State should be created - Hon. Alli

Anambra 2010: The many sides of Ojukwu’s civil war outburst

Education and the search for an alternative

Aliyu’s giant strides in agriculture

CRISIS IN NIGER

Tribune, unique in media industry - Adesua

At last court grants bail to 2 bank chiefs

Arisekola donates 5 Jeeps to Oyo police

Ex-militant threatens to resist attempt to truncate amnesty programme

Perm Sec abducted in Niger

Death at checkpoint: Family demands apology from police

Deposition of Deji of Akure irreversible - Council of Chiefs

Come and explore Nigerian aviation industry - FAAN MD tells foreign investors

N15b fraud: EFCC files fresh charges against TRANSCORP MD, others - Accused lose bid to travel abroad

Ex-militants protest in Warri - Demand jobs

Why Akure kingmakers are after me - Deji - Deji stool not vacant - Govt

Arisekola-Alao admonishes leaders on justice and equity

$2.5m scam: Varsity graduate bags 12-year jail term

Govt must implement deregulation policy - Senator Paulker

Don attributes Nigerian education crises to SAP

Drug trafficker needs operation to remove ingested drugs

Equity values down by N36bn

Senatorial rerun: Osun PDP inaugurates Operation Consolidation

Oronsaye charges new perm secs

FG appeals against judgment on Vaswani brotheers

Borrowing by govts impede implementation of Fiscal Responsibility Act - Yelwa

Alleged forgery: Aregbesola critically ill - Doctor - Absent from court

Cash crunch: CBN injects N500bn into economy - Banks promise to assist FG realise 6,000mw power target - As FG generates 5,000mw

Military ruined Nigeria - Retired military officer

Bode George, others to remain in prison - As court dismisses bail applications

Sunday, November 08, 2009

Osun 2011: Aspirants begin the dress rehearsal

The truth about education in Nigeria

Fixing federal roads: How far can contractors go despite the rains

PAYING RANSOM IN DOLLARS

LEADERSHIP FAILURE IN AFRICA

65,000 Nigerians airlifted to S/Arabia

Education: Why Nigeria must revisit Awo’s, Solarin’s legacies - Fasehun

Senator urges FG to declare Ilupeju Ekiti disaster area

SSS arrests bank fraud syndicate

Stock market meltdown: Registrars sack over 100

‘Bankole, deputy did not buy bulletproof vehicle’

How to make Nigeria great - Andrew Young

Check point tragedy: Groom’s dad shot dead after wedding

Tribune at 60: Community leader hails publications

SAP killed Nigeria’s auto industry - NAC DG

FG tasks govs on LG administration

Climate change: Fashola, Asiodu call for change of lifestyle

Ibadan-Ilorin road: Works minister commends contractor

Court grants former minister bail

ICAN lauds Oni on transparency, accountabilitty

FG considers revocation of N2.7bn National Library project

Ooni approves dates for Olojo festival

Visa scam: French Embassy hands over four fake FAAN staff to police

Govs’ Forum: N/Delta issues won’t be politicised - Jonathan

Information minister gets tough on German - For removing NTA equipment

FG’s amnesty: NDDC to equip youths with N475.6m

EFCC files Akingbola’s extradition request this week - Probes perm sec, 3 others over N585m scam - Says, we won’t bow to blackmail

Oil thieves move to Ondo - Presidency worried

Why we will not leave Nigeria - IITA boss

Deji of Akure dethroned - Ordered to vacate palace immediately - I am not aware - Deji

Saturday, November 07, 2009

NUJ and life insurance cover

3 killed, village head flees over 73 year old land dispute

Experts harp on danger of deregulation

Gov Shekarau bags ‘Sardaunan Kano’ award

We have no candidate for Anambra guber poll - NDP

Osun enjoys most stable power supply - PHCN

Ogun teachers suspend strike

Osun rep’s seat: Opposition mounts against Oke

Bayelsa endorses Sylva for second term

Kano 2011: Abacha is best for PDP - Inuwa Ibrahim

Abia unfolds measures to tackle kidnapping

2009 Congress: Adeboye assures free traffic flow ....construct more feeder roads

Trailer rams into house in Ibadan

N1.4bn fraud uncovered in Wema Bank’s subsidiary

N8.2bn scam: Minister, others under probe

Why we created crisis for bank CEOs - CBN Gov

Deregulation: Govs take position today

Friday, November 06, 2009

Globacom Set To Excel At Lagos Fair

Bankole, Deputy Buy 18 Bullet-proof Vehicles - Each Costs N85m - Bankole, Deputy React

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Nigeria has abandoned the Middle-Belt - Lar

Nigeria in the dilemma of metamorphosis

Using World Cup to showcase Lagos tourism

FASHOLA'S SUCCESS STORY

IDLE N500 BILLION CAPITAL VOTE

Olukolade, army spokesman, commends Tribune

N1m stolen during sharia anniversary celebration in Zamfara

Soludo’s candidature, a nullity says PDP chieftain

Hausa/Fulani community, Plateau JNI to appear before Abisoye panel

Bailout won’t affect economy - Sanusi

‘Niger PDP unshaken by chieftains’ resignation’

Oyo PDP exco dissolved

PDP leadership visits Bode George

Reps threaten to dump 2010 budget

Navy arrests vessel with stolen crude oil

SSANU, NASU, NAAT get 53.37% salary increase - Unions call off strike indefinitely

LAUTECH doctors suspend strike

ILO, NECA showcase Nigerian women enterpreneurship

NYSC: 140 miss swearing-in in Imo

Police arrest 21-year-old for killing cousin

Deregulation: Activist challenges FG in court

Hajj: 2 Nigerian pilgrims die in Mecca - Lagos airlifts 6,000 pilgrims

American trade mission expresses confidence in Osun

Splash FM boss lauds Awo’s vision

2011 elections will be free and fair - Mark

Egwu caution VCs, rectors, provosts against mismanagement of funds

Soludo’s father released - Kidnappers release Edo Senator’s wife - Anambra PDP excos dissolved

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Financial crisis hits LOC again - As Eaglets enter Q/Final, Wallop New Zealand 5 - 0

EFCC arrests NECO director over N5bn scam

Deregulation inevitable - Yar’Adua

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

‘How ADC plans to rescue Anambra’

Bankole: Two years in the saddle

Nigerians: The desperate attempt to go into exile

Pupils groan over inaccessibility to school premises - As Army fences off land

DIKKO DANCES LAST

DEMOCRATISING THE UN

Ceding of oil wells: Cross River revises 2009 budget downward

FG promises 1 million job in ICT sector

Nigerian doctors in US laud Oyo govt

Godfatherism: APGA chieftain chides Oshiomhole

Nigeria now free of Guinea worm – Gowon

Customs seizes N300m worth contraband

Abandoned FG project claims 7-year-old-boy - At Ilupeju Ekiti

Council wades into management, workers’ feud at OAU

Cholera claims another 20 in Adamawa - Death toll now 169

Court can’t determine my fate - Soludo - Appeal Court rules on Uba’s case today

American brings Swine Flu to Nigeria

Volcanic eruptions may split Africa, scientists warn

Oyo NUJ charges members on professionalism

2011: Ijesa PDP elders clear air on 6 guber aspirants

2 PDP chieftains resign in Niger

Duty evasion: Customs ’ll prosecute erring banks - Comptroller-General

Oyo House in dilemma over deputy speaker’s seat

Malaria eradication, for future generations - WHO

NAE slams FG on neglect of basic education

Lagos Assembly summons stakeholders over Tejuosho market

UNICEF expresses concern over govt’s indifference to gender issues

Court nullifies Vaswanis’ deportation order

Corruption: el-Rufai has case to answer - Court

Battle between FG, varsity workers to end today

ETB returned to Adenuga - As CBN reinstates him on ETB board

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Akpabio, Alao-Akala and politics of endorsement

Plateau PDP in another mesh of crisis

Between Anenih and Oshiomhole

NIPP: Kwara breaks power jinx

FRSC’S SLUMBER MONTHS

ADETUNJI OTEGBEYE (1924-2009)

Rerun, an indictment on INEC - ANPP

Supreme Court justice flays lawyers’ public comments

Bode George: TMG lauds judiciary, charges on quick justice

FG plans housing for all teachers

NDDC to spend $3.28m on good governance initiative

65-yr-old senator’s wife kidnapped in Benin

Ex-minister remanded in prison

2011: PDP orders refund of money to Osun gov aspirants

Gov blames military for Nigeria’s problems

Dariye loses bid to retrieve passport from EFCC

FG admits exit of manufacturing firms

Anambra: ANPP begins campaign this month

FG, Abia, firm conclude agreement on container depot

NYSC seeks partnership with NSCDC

New SANs to emerge Nov 25

FG to restructure police for better performance

Benue varsity cancels post-UME screening

Senate orders FCDA to remove speed-breakers in FCT

Ekiti govt pays N1.02bn LG workers’, teachers’ salaries

Minister justifies rebranding project

PDP moves to save Bode George - Party chieftains visit him at Kirikiri

We regret accepting FG’s amnesty - Militants

Bankole declares war on civil servants - Accuses them of causing budget failures

CBN knocks deregulation - Says it will cause inflation - As FG suspends plan, but insists it will begin soon

Monday, November 02, 2009

Bafarawa: Troubles of a former gov

NDM: Swelling the rank of opposition

Lessons from the 1959 elections

How Al Mustapha, others received Bode George in jail

REPS AND ALIERO’S SPEED BREAKERS

ETF: ACCOUNTABILITY FOR ACCESS

N5.2bn fraud: We have enough evidence to jail Elumelu, Ugbane - EFCC - Slams 158-count charge against them

Federal perm sec: Bayelsa slot still pending as director fails exam

Aftermath of AC rally: Two Edo commissioners resign

Courts deserted as judiciary workers begin strike

Lagos police arrest 3 officials of security firm - Over alleged robbery

Ekiti: SUBEB chairman commends Oni

Voters registration: Alao-Akala appeals to PDP members

Tam David-West condemns sharing of excess crude fund

N112m project: LG chairman threatens to drag contractor before EFCC

Ngige, Obi blamed for high crime wave in Anambra

Bode George’s libel: Defence applies to tender copy of judgment

NUP appeals to FG on payment of pension

Kogi builds more offices for ministries

Anambra House Speaker advocates establishment of ecology commission

Meaningful engagement can reduce corruption - ICPC

Oni, AC trade words over JUSUN strike - Ekiti can’t be exempted from national strike - Court Registrar

Police commence investigations into Togolese’ death

PDP begins move to recapture Ondo

LG election: Enugu PDP faction cries foul

Kidnap of Pa Soludo: Police invite Soludo

We ’ll take drastic actions against bank debtors soon –EFCC - Recovers N171bn, arrests ex-staff, Appeal Court boss’s aide - Says, we have enough evidence against Elumelu

Deregulation stalls 2010 budget presentation

2011: PDP can’t win 36 states - Waku

Fuel: Black marketers take over Abuja - Stations hoard product in Lagos - FG behind scarcity - AC - NNPC threatens to deal with saboteurs

Sunday, November 01, 2009

‘Why there are many gov aspirants in Osun’

Lagos PDP: Another botched attempt at peace

Deadlier than HIV/AIDs

Showcasing dividends of Talakawa Summit

DEVELOPING A KILLER PRODUCT

UNPRODUCTIVE NIGERIA

CBN’s directive causes more trouble for banks

Oyo people ‘ll decide 2011 - Ladoja

Group flays Ekiti NLC boss on govt projects, - We are only demanding for our rights - scribe

Gamawa by-election: ANPP not afraid of PDP - Rep

Rep bemoans pace of FG’s projects implementation

Voters' cards: 100,000 permanent voters’ cards uncollected in Niger

Defection of members to AC: Good riddance to bad rubbish - Edo PDP, - ’Oshiomhole not competent to talk on godfatherism’

Bode George: ANPP chides Ribadu over comments

Gov Orji identifies obstacles to constitution review

Judiciary workers resume nationwide strike - AGF appeals for caution

Awo, others honoured for founding NTA

Okar declares fresh hostility in Niger Delta

Vision 20:2020: VC counsels FG

CNPP makes case for welfare package for Nigerians

Deregulation: Group cautions Yar’Adua

Award: Durbin of Borgu commends Tribune

Double deduction: OAU workers agree to rest case

Private nurses seek to be part of NHIS

Kidnapped teenagers reunite with families

Oyo distributes N80m science equipment to schools

Anambra crisis could lead to another civil war – Ojukwu,- Says my people want me to be the commander-in-chief

FG considers 3-yr tenure for bank MDs - Gets tough on bank debtors

North, South in fresh tango over constitution amendment

Fuel scarcity bites harder - Lagos, Abuja, Enugu, Ibadan, other cities worse hit - Nigerians must prepare for deregulation – Bankole insists

Saturday, October 31, 2009

Still on early warning alert system in Nigeria

Bode George: The big fall

Imoke receives tourism award

El-Rufai, Arewa leaders ask Yar’Adua to resign

Pa Soludo: Kidnappers now demand N300m

Kwara CJ’s tenure extended

Igbo Youth Movement calls for true federalism

PDP LG chairmen defect to AC in Edo

Kidnapping: Canadian firm offers to help Nigeria

Deregulation: Fuel scarcity hits Lagos

Orji raises alarm over electoral reforms

More Nigerians shun marriage — Census Report

Constitution amendment: Speakers endorse state creation, power shift

Bode George: PDP raises legal team

How sacked bank chief used fake firms to steal N20bn

Gov, 9 others in air mishap - Air hostess collapse

...As his faction threatens to pull out of PDP