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Tribune News Archive for January 2010Rss

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Ekiti opens viewing centre for Nations Cup

Oyo State Private secondary schools b/ball tourney begins

Nigeria can’t win every competition - Fashola

MTN soccer academy participants relish experience

Mali protests Angola/Algeria draw

Eagles must change tactics against Mozambique - Chukwu

Yobo awaits scan result

Martins to play against Mozambique

Angola coach wants Egypt final

Don't blame Amodu alone for Eagles’ woes - Ogunjobi

Adeboye visits Ibadan again

Cultists threaten principals over WASCE/NECO

8 more cases of swine flu discovered in Lagos

Daily Times pays debt, reopens in June

W/Bank procures $10m fire trucks for P/Harcourt airport

Childhood mortality decreasing in Nigeria – Survey

Ekiti AC accuses Oni of treasury looting - Report to anti-graft agencies - Oni

Katsina Assembly constitutes ad-hoc committee on N3.6bn pension recovery

‘Vital components on health care lacking in Africa’

S/Court halts sack of Osun LG bosses

10 die in Kogi, Kwara fire outbreaks

NPC worried over poor hygiene in Borno

Anambra guber election: Obi warns against rigging - Don’t flout broadcasting code - NBC

Vision 20:2020: FG to promulgate law on implementation by successive govts

Mass sack inimical to workers’ health - Don

VC links UNN mayhem to detractors

FG has failed Nigerians over fuel distribution - Ahmadu Ali

Deregulation: Again, NLC threatens strike

PDP BOT commends Jonathan for adhering to constitution

PDP, N/Assembly leaders meet VP

Yar’Adua: Motion to empower Jonathan suffers setback - PDP assures on president

CBN fixes 10-year tenure for banks’ CEOs - Mixed reactions from finance experts - Apex bank hands off sale of troubled banks

Jos crisis escalates - As FG deploys soldiers - Jang alerts citizens to fake soldiers, imposes 24-hour curfew - Delta evacuates indigenes, Southern Christians flee Borno - Security beefed up in Northern states - Controversies over number of deaths - Corp

NEWS ANALYSIS NEWS ANALYSIS Jos: Another crisis too many

Lagos inaugurates MOC for 4-Cities tourney

It’s time to go - Souness tells Benitez

Robinho heading for Man City exit

‘NFF needs scouting department’

Kanoute blames Mali's exit on politics

Globacom explains Man United deal

Essien out of Nations Cup

Everton wants Yobo back

Queiroz disappointed in Eagles

Presidency directs NFF to sack Amodu ...as Amodu lobbies players for support

As Reps reject motion on terrorist classification

Senate’s take on environment, terror and Maryam

NUJ vows to resist attempt to substitute FOI bill with NPC bill

Ex-Niger gov, Musa Inuwa, dies at 62

Nigeria, now a laughing stock, say Nigerian professionals

Anambra launches women in ANIDS micro finance scheme

Niger gov advocates free education for girl-child

Nigeria Customs introduces automated machines to monitor operations

Poor funding poses great challenge to women advancement - Minister

Nigerian Eagle Airlines to raise funds for Haiti victims

FADAMA III ‘ll be for all Bauchi farmers – BSADP

Cholera kills six in Rivers - Police dismiss 2 killer cops

Akingbola loses bid to regain assets

EFCC arrests fake official trying to dupe Ibru N300m

Rumblings in N/Assembly over Yar’Adua

Begging: FCTA places alm boxes in petrol stations, mosques, churches

Yar’Adua: Soyinka takes rally to Lagos

Asset declaration: Court has no power to stop Ribadu’s trial - Aondoakaa

Rerun election: Edo PDP backs FG’s withdrawal of JTF soldiers - Group condemns action

Cleric urges Christians to pray for Nigeria

ar’Adua’s absence stalls FG/states N4trn deal

Oyo to take sole ownership of LAUTECH

Obama marks first year in office tomorrow - Senator Kennedy’s successor to emerge today

Dangote to bring cement price down to N1,000 - Liquidates $1.27bn loan

Jos: More houses burnt - As crisis enters Day 2 - Death toll now 35 - 13 die in Ondo accident

YAR’ADUA: Senators ready with motion to empower VP - Yar’Adua loyalists make counter move - Endorse Jonathan as Acting President, Tinubu tells president

2011: Politicians recruit ex-militants as thugs

Friday, January 15, 2010

FIFA U-17 Entertainment Centre Opens In Lagos

Onyeka Onwenu Endorses Ozuruimo Festival

Jim Iyke Holds Abuja Spell-bound With Album Release

We Marry Entertainment And Motivation To Reach The Youth - Love Idoko

D-Banj, Basket Mouth, 50 Cent, others for Glo G-BAM TV Show

Oyo FUMAN Executive Dissolved Majester Appointed As Caretaker Chairman

JJC Finally Drops Nigerian Edition Of We’re Africans

There Is Piracy Because We Produce Too Many Films - Olaiya

Gombe Utd Mourns Ex-Boss

Globacom Premier League: Heartland Rues Regulars’ Absence

You Have No Excuse For Failure - Eguavoen Tells Amodu

Shorunmu Seals Deal With Heartland

Toro Pleads For Eagles

Globacom Premier League: Hotelier Petitions NPL Electoral Committee

Virus Or No Virus, I Must Play - Odemwingie

Globacom Premier League: ‘3SC Not In Hurry To Hire New Tactician’

Six Coaches Gang Up Against Nigeria

Amodu Under Pressure To Win - As Eagles Face Beninoise Squirrels

Shonekan Extols Sardauna’s Virtues

Aide Applauds Akala On Jerusalem Pilgrimage

Anambra 2010: Fresh Opposition Mounts Against Obi ’

External Students: Oyo Stops Payment Of Exams Fees

‘Akintola, Man Of Great Courage, Valour’

Newspaper Proprietors Rap National Assembly

Yar’Adua’s Functions: Jonathan Warns Supporters

Oni Calls For Ex-Servicemen’s Recognition

Nollywood Endorses Soludo

Court Grants Bail To Bank Chiefs

Major Oil Marketers Insist On Outright Deregulation

Yar’Adua’s Absence Has Cost Us Much - Soyinka

Jonathan Performs First ‘Presidential Function’

PDP Leaders Divided Over Yar’Adua’s Health

Earthquake: Uncertainty Over Fate Of Nigerians - Nigeria Sends Condolence To Haiti

Adebayor can’t eat after Togo tragedy

‘Nigerian sportsmen need endowment fund’

Nigeria must beat Squirrels, Mambas - Odegbami

Man arrested with fake Woods labels

Amodu needs technical assistance –Tijjani Yusuf

Wolfsburg wants Martins out of Angola

Yakubu: Eagles need a Jay-Jay

NFF gives Amodu last ultimatum - Beat Benin or get sacked

Singer, Teddy Pendergrass, dies at 59

FCTA to phase out Keke NAPEP

Anambra 2010: Police to disarm vigilance groups - As parties condemn pre-election violence

Profit-taking depresses stock market by N74bn

Kidnappers demand N300m to free expatriates - Delta govt rescues victim

Constitution review report ready by March - Ekwreremadu

Oyo to renovate 4 hospitals with N4.6bn

Blame FG on fuel scarcity - NUPENG

Banks’ shareholders make case for regulators’ internal reforms

Lagos Assembly expresses support for Fashola

1,000 water corporation staff, pensioners protest in Anambra

PDP aspirants withdraw suit against Soludo at Supreme Court

Haiti: Senate may increase environment’s budget in 2010

Vaswani brothers: FG seeks stay of execution

‘Uwazuruike to remain in detention until...’ - MASSOB calls for release of its leader

N6.5 bn safe tower project: Borishade, others forged my signature - Nama director

Reps oppose Nigeria’s classification as terrorist state

Fresh hurdles for Soludo, Obi, Uba, others

‘Awo, one of world’s architects of education’

No vacuum in Aso Rock - Kalu

Assailants shoot 4 in Ibadan

Yar’Adua’s absence stalls ECOWAS - Regional body fixes new date to remove him

Yoruba leaders form new umbrella body - Pray for Yar’Adua’s quick recovery

Plot, intrigues against VP thicken - Power, water supplies regularly interrupted in Aguda House - His correspondences under close monitoring - VP keeps mute

Court fixes Jan. 22 for judgment on Yar’Adua’s absence

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

PTF charges Eagles to brace up

Ogunjobi: Eagles ’ll come back stronger

Obafemi in Europe for treatment

Kanu begs Nigerians for support

Amodu: We made silly mistakes

Uduaghan challenges judiciary on impartiality, quick justice delivery

Annan, Anyaoku to bag Unilag’s honorary degrees

Lagos-Ibadan NNPC pipeline security gets boost

Tricycle operators, NURTW members may clash in Lagos

Jos crisis: Immortalise slain NYSC members, FG told

Role of public service should be subjected to constitutional review - Daniel

Osun AC witness admits duplicating serial numbers of ballot papers

PDP mobilises N2bn for Soludo at fund raising

NDDC begins assessment of communities’ needs

Commercial bus, motorcycle operators protest against police extortion

Investors lose N64bn on NSE

Lack of fund stalls Lagos waste-to-energy project

Councillor, 2 others injured in Ekiti LG fracas

NANS advises FEC to set up medical panel on Yar’Adua

Abia to demolish 1,500 illegal structures

Hitachi trains 132 UI lecturers on new methods of teaching

Ondo to remove 2,000 illegal structures

Senate opposes national award to Abdulmuttalab

Anambra PDP sacks Andy Uba, Kachukwu, others

HID meets Yoruba leaders today

Airport screening: FEC approves N488m for 10 body

Buhari, Atiku propose 15-man team to visit Yar’Adua in Saudi Arabia

Thousands killed in Haiti earthquake - 3 million people affected

Perform Yar’Adua’s duties - Court orders Jonathan - Aondoakaa hails judgment - It is an ‘arrangee’ judgment – Afenifere - Why Yar’Adua didn’t hand over to Jonathan - PDP - Akinjide warns on consequences - Hearing on consolidation suit against Yar’Adu

5 fuel-laden ships berth in Lagos

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Mass transfer looms at Man Utd

‘Arsenal needs a miracle to win any cup this season’

Joe Cole in a fix

Essien stranded in Europe

Lagos ready to take over National Stadium

Kwara Utd scribe laments

NOC/NSC in fresh crisis

Sagna wants Cameroun, Cote d’Ivoire final

Adebayor can take time over return - Man City

Pharaohs clip Eagles’ wings - Defeat Nigeria 3-1 after 47 years

Tribune commended for decent publication

US commends Nigeria’s support on Abdulmuttalab

2011general election timetable out in March - INEC

Lagos: Budget committee commends MDAs, lauds ministries

HND student, Okada rider crushed to death

Electoral malpractices have denied Nigerians reliable leaders - Ohakim

NECO, WAEC: Bayelsa rejects 500 external candidates

Kwara: Five arrested with human skull

Stock market to boom soon - DG

Yar’Adua: Nigerian Constitution has been distorted - Fasehun

Federation acccount: fg ,states, lgs shared N4.17 Trn in 2009

Another 18 Boko Haram members remanded in prison

FG increases 2010 budget expenditure by 31.5 per cent

Our laws are obsolete - Uwais

Abdulmutallab didn’t stay in Ghanaian hotel he listed on immigration form

Civil service reform may force 50 aviation officers into retirement

Yar’Adua: NTA sabotaged us - Senate, - Threatens to deal with management

Northern group defends Yar Adua’s poor health

Media houses vs Bode George: Court throws out defence application

Commissioner, 3 Britons, Colombian kidnapped in Abia - Jonathan urges US to delist Nigeria from terror list

Yar’Adua ‘speaks’ - With shaky voice to BBC - He must speak through NTA and Radio Nigeria - AC, - Katsina gov, lawmakers meet over president - Governors’ Forum silent on him

Pack your load and go - Nigerians tell Yar’Adua, - He is an “offshore president” - Falana

Drama, intrigues as Senate debates Yar’Adua’s health

Discussion forum

Monday, January 11, 2010

Nigeria’s former goalkeeper, Andre, dies

Wolves suspends Vanzekin

Tenger gets 4-match ultimatum

Mali’s display upsets Keshi

Kaita ready to surprise critics

Oni charges Eagles to make Nigeria proud

Egypt coach bars journalists

CAF rejects Togo's request to return - Angola 'arrests' two after Cabinda attack

Ik Uche optimistic of Eagles’ victory

Nigeria, Egypt showdown: Beware of counter attacks - Chukwu warns Eagles

Still on 2009 supplementary bill

Nigerian Senate and the terror watch list

Market capitalisation up by N96bn

Osun: Tribunal compels AC witness to read report

Methodist inducts new presbyters, charges them on integrity

Lagos advocates societal health measures against swine flu

NRC begins rehabilitation of Jebba-Kano rail line

IGR: Pay your tax, enjoy the benefits, Amaechi enjoins Rivers citizens

Why we need Fayose’s leadership - Ekiti LP

Anambra 2010: Onitsha Archbishop worries over INEC’s preparedness

Stealing: Court fixes January 29 for trial of Waterparks boss

Man leads robbers to raid uncle’s house

Banking reforms, not a Northern agenda - Financial expert

Terror watch list: Veteran journalists blame Nigeria’s inclusion on unchecked religious fanaticism

Company sues Agip, others for damage to vessels

Soyinka highlights fallout of Yar’Adua’s absence

Better days lie ahead, Fashola assures Lagosians

South African firm bid for rescued bank

Court remands publisher, editor in prison over defamation

JTF withdraws soldier accused of killing 3 oil workers

4 Anambra guber candidates shun oath-taking ceremony

Why Yar’Adua’s medical report can’t be made public – Aondoakaa

HID convenes meeting of Yoruba leaders Thursday

Again, EFCC seals off Akingbola’s 7 mansions

PDP wants Reps’ debate on Yar’Adua stalled - ends SMS to members - Senators to summon Yar’Adua’s doctor - Govs to decide new VP - All set for today’s mass rally in Abuja

YAR’ADUA: Confusion over reported death - How ‘American magazine’ caused panic in Nigeria - President’s aides rush to debunk report - News report disappears on site at 3.30pm - Senate may send verification team to Saudi hospital

Court asked to declare Jonathan acting president

Sunday, January 10, 2010

MAF Unity Cup kicks off tomorrow

Doregos Cup: Q/finalists emerge

Oyo govt partners Falilat Ogunkoya on talents discovery

Eagles rejection worries Adeleye

Dos Santos declares tourney open

Adebayor: Togo'll not play

Togolese goalkeeper still alive

Goals galore as Angola, Mali end it 4-4

Drogba, Kanoute and Kanu: Club honours but not African Nations Cup

African Nations Cup: Eagles live in fear - Aftermath of Togolese attack

House and the 2009 Supplementary Budget

Senate and the supplementary budget jigsaw

Yar’Adua’s ailment: CNPP blasts National Assembly for playing hide and seek game

Terror list: el-Rufai writes Obama

Cleric predicts boom in 2010

Federal Poly, Ado, canvasses for expansion of admission quota

Kingmakers appeal to Ondo govt to approve Olukohi-elect

Fayose’s loyalist, four others die in auto crash

‘Handing over to Jonathan ’ll not change Nigeria’s political situation’

Police want security agencies to start planning for 2011 elections

Ajibola condemns Abdulmutallab’s attempted terrorist attack - Urges America to reconsider blacklisting of Nigeria

Poly probes lecturer, students for exam malpractices

Board to destroy 500 porno CDs in Zamfara

Mimiko challenges NDDC on developmental projects

Yuguda names son after father-in-law - Denies plan to return to ANPP

Group threatens legal action against EFCC, ICPC - Over failure to probe ex-Zamfara gov

Election: Kano NULGE accuses ex-national president

Women to immortalise Maryam Babangida - Minister

Shareholders call for overhauling of SEC

Oceanic Bank equity appreciates in stock market

MEND threatens to resume hostilities before Jan 20

Edo rerun election: Anenih warns against violence

Envoy urges politicians to imbibe Awo’s visions

Bank CEOs panic over CBN’s succession plan

2011: S/South new power blocs block Jonathan, - Find allies in the North, - VP on course - PDP

Tuesday: Day of decision on Yar’Adua, - Senate, Reps, Govs’ Forum, PDP BOT, ACF hold crucial talks, - Soyinka, Buhari to lead mass protest to National Assembly

US terror list: Soyinka’s comments off the mark - Senate