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Tribune News Archive for July 2010Rss

Friday, July 30, 2010

Group Hails Baribote For Petitioning FIFA

Globacom Premier League: Mass Purge Looms In Rangers

Crown Dedicates Promotion To Alao-Akala

Enyimba Drags Players To NPL

Haruna Was Eagles’ Best In S/Africa -Kingsley Udoh

NFF Electoral Committee Throws Contest Open

Portsmouth Places Ban On Utaka

...Coach Condemns S/Final Performance

We'll Wipe Nigerians' Tears

FIFA Warns Nigeria Again

Hyundai Motors Launches ‘One Million Dream Balls For Africa’

Road Crashes Down By Over 50 Per Cent In First Half Of 2010 - FRSC

For Now, There Is No Government In Nigeria - Reps Minority Leader

First Republic Politicians Were Saints - Chief Adebanjo

Actress Can’t Pay House Rent

Celebrity Actor Banned

Gov’s Aide Impregnates Two Women

Swollen Feet

How Do I Prevent Stroke?

Maria Ayodele’s Journey Into Motherhood

Double Celebrations For Pa Albert Apara @ 90

IBB Romances Arisekola

’Running Separate Account Doesn’t Imply Lack Of Trust’

Task Before Us

Odds Against South-South Presidency

I’m Still In Nollywood, I’m Only Retracing My Steps - Francis Duru

I Wish To Feature In African Film - Chikezie, One of UK’s Leading Black TV Talents

JJ Okocha, Blakky, Others For Burstin Loose 3

‘Gospel Artistes Are Faced With Twin Problems Of Discrimination And Funds’

We Want To Make People Cry And Laugh -Uche Jombo

I Don’t Know Why My Sickness Was Celebrated -Ogogo

I Caught Her In My Lecturer’s House

He Is Always Fighting Me

NEPAD Is Making Progress —Presidential Aide

Bauchi Gets New Emir

Group Extols Awo’s Virtues

FG Threatens To Revoke Lagos-Ibadan Road Contract

Host Communities ‘ll Be Answerable For Oil Facilities Vandalism —FG

N4bn Cocaine: Chinese Suspects To Face Trial In Nigeria

Oyo NUT Secretary, Abiala, Retires

Akunyili Tasks New NCC Team

We Can’t Implement Minimum Wage Yet — Employers

Daggash, Daniel Didn’t Engage Bankole In War Of Words —Ogun Commissioner

Zoning Splits ANPP, Convention May Hold Sept 26

OBJ Woos IBB For Jonathan •Wants Him To Drop Ambition

Thursday, July 29, 2010

NSC sets up National Commonwealth Games’ committee

NSC Zone 1 Private Secondary School b/ball tourney begins

Barca reserves No. 4 shirt for Fabregas

FIFA Women’s U-20 W/Cup: Oyo deputy gov hails Falconets •Hopes for victory against Germany

I was betrayed - Maradona

Olusegun Olayiwola’s giant strides

Teachers’ strike: Oyo clerics, please, help

UTH Ado-Ekiti: True state of affairs

NACOMYO @ 30: Challenges, prospects

Personal hygiene and Islam

Glaucoma: When nearsightedness, hypertension wreaks havoc on eyes


2 fake corps members jailed in Minna

AC advises INEC chairman to redeploy Ayoka Adebayo

2011 NBA conference: Imoke gives recipe on credible elections

South-East marginalised at Supreme Court -Senators

10 suspected pipeline vandals arrested in Rivers

You’re playing politics with students’ future•Suswam tells Benue varsity ASUU

13 cultists, 2 kidnappers arrested in Delta

Impeachment: Panel begins investigation of Abia dep gov amidst tight security

CBN gov orders refund of N4bn Edo statutory allocation

Oyinlola declares interest in Osun senatorial ticket

2011: Jega holds meeting with police, tasks on free, fair polls

Sanusi is misleading Nigerians -NLC

Jonathan’s presidential candidacy, beyond constitutional rights -GNSO

Ex-militants protest 2-month salary arrears

LAUTECH crisis: Oyinlola, Alao-Akala meet today over NUC threat

2011: Jega rules out electronic voting

Senate passes INEC Act bill

ANPP shifts convention again

Falana sues FG over medical treatment abroad

CBN reads Riot Act to bank debtors

Violence mars SNG protest in Bayelsa

Post-amnesty: 2nd batch commences August 1–Alaibe

IBB Ibadan rally flops •$12.4bn oil windfall: FG panel submits report on ex-military president Monday

Confusion over Ota bridge inauguration

Frontpage Pix

Muslims’ lackadaisical attitude to Al Jaiz Bank condemned

Don’t regulate proliferation of mosques, churches •Inter-religious council told

Signs of the last hour

Ekiti Central: Towards quality representation in 2011

The cuckold club

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Lagos picks Tinubu for NFF election

Ebere Orji, 9 others for Golden Ball award

...Omidiran too

NPL lauds Falconets

FIFA Women's U-20 W/Cup: Maigari in Germany with Jonathan’s goodwill message •As Nigeria faces Colombia today in semi-final

Nurses, midwives start warning strike Monday

Oyo needs N43bn to ensure health for all

Lagos State govt, stop this encroachment on the Lagoon

Rescued journalists: Thanks to Amaechi,Orji

Jonathan is not the messiah, but forerunner

How to turn your food to medicines

In my father’s footsteps

Zoning, not the issue


‘Osama was tracked as he plotted attacks’

Immigration begins documentation of foreigners

Don doubts Jega’s ability to conduct credible elections

Naira appreciates against dollar

Police arrest 3 NURTW members in Ibadan

29-yr-old housewife delivers conjoined twins in Bauchi

FG partners C/River to construct houses for Bakassi

Power sector needs N7.5trn to achieve set targets

Deji: Govt orders commencement of selection process

Seizure of Vaswani brothers’ assets illegal - Court

I can’t be intimidated out of Ondo, Ayoka Adebayo tells critics

Utomi calls for all politicians’ summit

CBN, SEC to set up single registrar for capital market

2011: Politicians, others should emulate NBA on transparency - Akeredolu

Obama to host 120 young African leaders next week

2011: Balarabe Musa cautions Jonathan against running

152 die in Pakistani plane crash

2011: We need N74bn for voters’ registration and not N72bn - Jega

FG set to inject N130bn into manufacturing sector

Uproar as Reps reject N6.1bn NCC budget for SIM card registration

21 parties demand removal of Adebayo as Ondo REC

It’s Yewa’s turn to produce Ogun gov –Yewa monarch

After Bakassi, Cameroun moves to claim Obudu •It’s an empty threat -Cross River govt

NUC threatens to withdraw LAUTECH’s licence •Gives Oyo, Osun 2 weeks to resolve crisis •About 20 varsities may be closed down

FG pursuing wrong economic policies -Sanusi •Laments suspension of NERC Board


Help me, how can I avoid polygamy? (II)

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Industrial court reinstates Tokyo as Oyo NURTW boss

PDP gives Gov Orji one week to quit APGA

INEC cancels recruitment exercise

Olunloyo lauds Awo, Ajasin, others on education

KAI begins auctioning of confiscated goods

Selection of new Emir of Bauchi: Sultan, emirs warned to keep off

Don’t go to Abuja for verification, NUP warns members

‘Climate change, greatest environmental challenge to Nigeria’

Mensah ready to come back

Robinho ordered to return

Arsenal, Barca agree on Fabregas

Mascherano set to dump Liverpool

Adebayor: I'm still Man City's number one striker

Kudos to Lagos House of Assembly

Nwodo’s three score years and PDP

Daktad Suites and Event Centre, Abeokuta, beckons

Abuja Carnival partners artistes, comedians

Is natural birth safe for women after C-section?

60-yr-old enrols in JSS 1 in Zamfara

IBB kicks off presidential campaign in Ibadan

Shell to sell oil fields in Nigeria

Ondo ex-SSG advocates total free education in N/Delta

CNPP seeks redeployment of Ayoka Adebayo from Ondo State

Cholera outbreak: 6 die, 160 infected in Bauchi

Foreign investors ready to take over rescued banks - CBN

Nnpc, Cbn want Fg to start deregulation now

PFN solicits Tribune’s support

Tribunal upholds Obi’s election

Post-election litigations are distractions –Jonathan

Robbers kill 5 in Ibadan •One robber killed, another arrested

Jonathan can contest in 2011- Northern govs •Zoning is unconstitutional - AGF

INEC gets autonomy over funding •As NASS proclaims 1999 Constitution amended •2011 elections may be staggered

LAUTECH declares 2-week break •School remains open - Osun govt

Let’s eschew religious violence

About cultism in Nigerian schools


Monday, July 26, 2010

Get me Ashley Cole - Mourinho

Real finally dumps Raul

Juventus to sign Adebayor on loan

I’ll continue as Argentina coach if... -Maradona

NFF board sends Ojo-Oba packing

Herbal plant for your backyard (Growing lemon grass)

N6.1 billion for SIM card registration: Matters Arising

Unemployment still soaring

Spiral effects of truancy

Kidnapped journalists: More investigation needed

Lessons of Nigeria’s bloody July

We prefer to rob churches during vigil - Suspects

Overcoming the fear of success (4)

Senate, Electoral Act and the politics of Section 26

Anti-corruption and public looters

Start selling something (12) Email hosting

Court adjourns dep gov’s suit to stop impeachment

Abia chief judge constitutes panel on deputy gov

Saraki inaugurates judiciary reform committee

N72bn not too much for fresh voters’ register - Bankole

NDLEA nabs 2 Chinese, others with N4bn cocaine

Ogun govt accuses EFCC of unjust harassment

Unilorin ranks 31st in Africa, 1st in Nigeria

Embrace politics, perm sec counsels doctors

No EIA report, no construction in Ondo - Mimiko

FG to reclassify contractors, saves N5.9bn in contract inflation

Call for postponement of election unconstitutional - Akeredolu •Says fresh voter’s register achievable

4 jostle for Bauchi emirship

Women protest in Ogun over advertorial on OGD’s children

Allocation of FG land: El-Rufai asks court to dismiss suit

Sambo frowns on slow implementation of NIPP

Fuel importation probe: Reps committee invites PPPRA top officials

My problem with Akunyili -Soludo

Power supply: Agip, Allied Energy to double power generation capacity

LAUTECH crisis deepens as Oyinlola dissolves council •He is not the Visitor -Oyo govt

Raji Rasaki pledges support for Jonathan

EFCC freezes 3 NFF’s accounts

Kaduna endorses Jonathan for 2011

Ibori ’ll be extradited soon -Dubai Police

Nigeria’s system may collapse -Jonathan

2011: S/South endorses Jonathan •Pressure on Northern govs to dump zoning

Celebrating Soyinka at 76

Some antibiotics protect against malaria


Emir of Bauchi laid to rest •Sambo, Yuguda, Goje, others eulogise him

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Jimoh West soccer tourney to be repackaged

Elegbeleye donates trophy for U-13 YSFON contest

I’m not ready to leave Premiership -Utaka

Final, now Falconets’ target -Maigari

US demolition, Nigeria’s biggest achievement -Egan

Did Buhari try to implement the Shariah?

Kidnap cases: Hold Nigerian government responsible

Omisore and the politics of Osun State


Black and white twins celebrate 4th birthday •Their mom is of English-Nigerian heritage

Oyo doctors begin warning strike today

2011: Resist extension of election timetable by INEC - IPAC

Only prayers can avert Nigeria’s break-up -Ooni •Nigeria under siege of bad leadership - Akin Olujimi

Jonathan mourns late Emir of Bauchi

Oyo principals want computer science in public schools

We ‘ll not be intimidated to pass N26bn supplementary budget - Ogun dep speaker

2011:Akume raises alarm over arms proliferation in Benue State

Kwara expels 16 students for exam malpractice

Poly Ibadan, US varsity in partnership

Police retirees to get N24bn arrears

NURTW crisis: Tokyo, Eleweomo know fate tomorrow

Muslims need re-orientation - Arisekola-Alao

Beninoise becomes first black to be elected into office in Russia

Emir of Bauchi laid to rest•Sambo, Yuguda, Goje, others eulogise him

Press Council Law: NPAN wins at high court

62011: Again, police assure of violence-free election

Jonathan’s kinsmen are his greatest enemies -Arewa youths

2011: We must jettison zoning -PFN

Daily fuel consumption nationwide is 35m litres -PPPRA

7 die in weekend disasters in Lagos

PDP launches plan to raise N10bn •As Nwodo vows to stop Ghana-must-go bags in PDP

U-20 World Cup: Falconets stop US

2011: S/South govs meet to endorse Jonathan •IBB in Ibadan; to strategise on campaign, meets monarchs

Blackout! •As electricity workers begin nationwide strike today •Agip, Allied Energy plan $1bn investment in IPP

Incompetency: IGP Onovo resorted to sentiments

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Algerian shatters Enyeama’s Hammers’ dream

Nigeria still awaiting Lagerback - NFF

Wobbling F/Eagles beat Guinea 2-0

Nigeria, USA clash •FIFA U-20 Women’s W/Cup

Eagles can’t write off experience - Utaka

Things that compete with employers’ time

Ifeanyi Ubah: Building Africa’s largest oil facilities

Big, Bold And Beautiful

Astonishing Births

‘We met via e-mail’

Your Wedding Veil

Susan Wenger’s son, Sangodare, wins National Art Competition

Princess Toyin Kolade in whoops of joy

Agonies of a bank’s first lady

Unveiling Funmi, the woman who steps into Stella Obasanjo’s shoes

God insists I'll be Nigeria's president - Chris Okotie

Zoning: IBB, Atiku are pursuing personal agenda - Alhaji Abdulahi Yelwa

IBB started Nigeria’s problem - Buhari’s CSO

We were more literate with fewer universities - Prof Osundare

JP Clark’s mistake as a young man was... — Ofeimun

Poetry made Obama US president — Osundare

I got my breakthrough at the end of the world war 11 -Alhaji Inaolaji, first transporter in Ibadan

I got the beating of my life when I dismantled father’s Grundy Radio - Dr Nuhu Garba, Kaduna Study Centre Manager, National Open University of Nigeria

‘Movie industry has changed me’

Big Brother Africa and its surprising housemates

Talent Hunt excites Abujans

EWAN congratulate Ayefele, set to host him.

PF 2010 : Get ready for 90 days of fun

Honeymoon in Scotland was a mistake - Okposo

How govs, RECs rig elections - Duke

Jonathan Presidency not solution to Niger Delta question - Dokubo

Farida Waziri: Honour well-deserved

The import of Father’s Day

Bye election: Edo AC thugs beat up Nation newspapers reporter

Bomb blast: Police comb Bayelsa community • As shot guard regains consciousness

Women protest poor development in Delta

Senator Babalola celebrates three years in office

Emir of Bauchi dies at 77 •To be buried today

Credible polls: Bishop charges Nigerians to support Jonathan

Pro-democracy groups honour Carrington at 80

JAMB’s position on LAUTECH’s post-UTME - Ojerinde

Bankole explains problem in power sector •Indicts PHCN workers, diesel sellers

Nwodo, Ojukwu battle over Gov Orji •Abia gov gives PDP four conditions to defect

Oshiomhole sacks 2 commissioners, redeploys 2

Kebbi gov, speaker survive impeachment plot

Obama to name US-based Nigerian as trade adviser

Poll order: First term govs may dump Jonathan

Jonathan may be Nigeria’s last President • Ijaw youths threaten • Say we are in talks with all ethnic nationalities

Why Elections May Not Hold January 2011 •NBA, Civil Society Organisations Also Favour Postponement •As Jega Rejects Iwu's 6, 000 New Recruits

Friday, July 23, 2010

Sunshine Vows To Beat Enyimba •Federation Cup

NFF Election : Niger Govt Backs Suleiman David

Ikhana Yet To Join Kwara Utd

I’m The Best To Head NFF - Obaseki

Obuh Pledges Win Over Guinea

France Suspends W/Cup Players

Nigeria’s Orji Hungry For Goals

Asamoah Calm Amidst Offers

Taye Taiwo Rejects Marseille’s Contract

Kanu Is Nigeria’s Best - Mikel

Kwara To Begin Rail Mass Transportation System

FRSC Cautions Drivers Against Overloading

Skoda Makes Record Sales In First Half Of 2010

How Military Cabal Ruined Nigeria —Buhari’s Ex-CSO

Zoning Is A Gentleman’s Agreement, It Should Be Respected —Tofa

I Have Blurred Vision

Blood In My Stool

Can I Still Get Pregnant?

Can A Black Couple Have A White Baby?

Chris Okotie Plans Sister’s wedding

Segun Agagu Is Back And Better

Tokunbo Modupe Moves Again

Bauchi 2011: Between Yuguda And Others

Actress, Lindsay Lohan, Begins Prison Sentence

Tuface, D’Banj, Others Rock TomTom Consumers

A Fun Seeker Almost Killed Me For Refusing To Play His Favourite Song —DJ Jimmy Jatt

Yoruba Movie Producers Are Killing Us With Peanuts —Ajirebi

I Am Dying Silently

Should I Continue With Her?

Men Don’t Take Me Serious

‘Mum Wouldn’t Have Objected to My Marrying A Ghanaian’

2011: Ex-Militants Map Out Strategy To counter Northern Elders

Lawmaker Wants Security System Reviewed In Plateau

Ownership Tussle: JAMB Suspends LAUTECH’s Post-UTME Exams

FG Pays Electricity Workers N5bn To Avert Strike •Why We Want To Embark On Strike - NUEE Chief

NDLEA seizes 400 bottles of cough syrup In Bauchi

PDP Woos Abia Gov

Why FG Slashed Ex-Militants Figure - Alaibe

Niger To Produce Next President - Gov. Aliyu

Oyinlola Swears In New Chief Judge

One Feared Dead As Auchi Poly Students Protest Police Killing Of Colleague

Gunmen Bomb Impeached Dep Gov’s Home

Pressure Mounts On Oni Over 2011 Poll

More Nigerians May Give Birth To White Babies - Report

IBB Tears ANPP Apart ...Why 2010 National Convention Was Postponed

Why Elections May Not Hold January 2011

‘The African Man Hides His Emotions’

Of Gombe Governorship And 2011 Election

David Oyelowo •First Black Actor To Play English King In A Shakespeare Production

Northern govs to discuss zoning on Tuesday —Aliyu

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Bayelsa refinery to create 7,000 jobs—NNPC

2011: It’s Jonathan or war •Niger Delta militants threaten the North •Northern govs to decide on zoning Tuesday

INEC needs N72bn for voters’ register –Jega •US charges Jonathan on adequate fund for electoral process •Senate passes electoral bill, proposes order of election

Maigari, Obaseki join NFF Presidential race

Falconets must approach USA match with all seriousness — Maigari

Marseille delays Taiwo’s move to Madrid

Beckham influenced my move to Red Bulls –Henry

SuperSport gets EPL rights for Nigeria

Kwara United, Pillars open Super 4 clash

FIFA boosts Japan’s World Cup bid

Ojo-Oba reads riot act for NFF staff

INEC needs N72bn for voters’ register –Jega •US charges Jonathan on adequate fund for electoral process •Senate passes electoral bill, proposes order of election –P3

Blackout looms nationwide •As electricity workers begin strike Monday •Fire razes PHCN Lagos facility

2011: It’s Jonathan or war •Niger Delta militants threaten the North •Northern govs to decide on zoning Tuesday –P2

Why Igbo people kidnap —Ohakim

Senate passes electoral bill, proposes order of election

National honours: FG to raise bar —Jonathan

N45bn scam: Ex-Gov Attah dares EFCC

Alleged death threat: I’m ready to drop my immunity —Alao-Akala

vBayelsa refinery to create 7,000 jobs—NNPC

N5.2bn REA scam: Appeal stalls Elumelu, Ugbane, others trial

Security agencies defuse bomb in Jos

Nigeria’s second civil war

Muslims urged to invest in lawful business

Group condemns religious intolerance, destruction of mosques

Nigerians cannot help Jega to succeed

Outrageous fees in state-owned universities


CBN: Weilding power it doesn’t have


Cleric charges parents

Ondo govt commences rehabilitation of Ilesa/Owo/Benin expressway

Delta govt to spend N1.2bn on teachers’ promotion arrears

N250bn allocation: Oyo PDP tasks AC to allow EFCC, ICPC probe spending

Another Nigerian couple with white child in Britain

2011: Conference draws road map for credible polls

NDE moves to empower 4,000 youths

Bankole calls for state law on emergencies

Don’t expect credible elections next year •AC warns Nigerians

3 injured as police recover stolen vehicle in P/Harcourt

Senate expresses worry over debt owed FAAN •Situation under control – Aviation minister

Ogun in dire need of supplementary budget - Commissioner •Earmarks N8m for independence anniversary


Muslims in South-West face peculiar challenges - Prof Noibi

Attention: Gov Alao-Akala, PHCN

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Adebayor sues Togolese journalist

Akpoborie to sue UNICEF over ‘Slave Ship’

Maradona decides on Argentina job next week

IK Uche, Martins invited for Korea friendly •Kanu, Yobo, Yakubu, Kaita, others dropped

FIFA U-20 Women W/Cup: Falconets bag q/f ticket •Draw 1-1 with Mexico •To meet USA

The Super Eagles full squad

Power Sector Report: OBJ, Imoke, Agagu, others recommended for prosecution

Zoning: North threatens to dump, sue PDP •Says, Buhari, others are selfish

Expert cautions on use of X-ray, others on children

11-day-old baby undergoes complex brain surgery at UCH

Nzeribe’s support for Jonathan in 2011

Cashew seeds can help fight against diabetes

Rewarding a patriot

Recourse to Barbarism

Ondo police command parades 6 robbery suspects - Police kill 3 robbers in Benue

Senate commences public hearing on FAAN concessions today

Group faults Nwodo’s aide’s claim on Enugu PDP meeting

‘No plans to relocate ITF headquarters from Jos’

CRUTECH students protest armed robbery attacks in hostels

20-yr-old bakery attendant stabbed to death by colleague

S/African banks scramble for sick banks

Benue Assembly suspends Gboko LG boss for 5 months

Oyinlola, Oni, Ekiti gov aspirant condole with Afe Babalola

FG may reintegrate 1,300 ex-militants into amnesty programme

AC berates Osun govt for planning LG polls

Ogun wants more slots for nursing students

‘FGPC must be briefed before disbursing council allocations’

Buhari wants Major Al-Mustapha, others released

First female SSG sworn in in Delta

NABTEB to provide certification for NDE graduates

Collapsed building: 3 die in Warri

Mass resignation of doctors hits OOUTH

2011: No automatic delegates -Nwodo tells PDP govs, others

Jonathan swears in new INEC commissioners

No new voters’ register for 2011 elections - Senator Adeleke

5 killed in another Jos crisis

NUPENG calls for sack of PPPRA boss •Gives FG 21-day ultimatum

A false alarm on INEC appointment

Ekiti Central: On proper representation at the N/Assembly

Burukutu, pito find uses in treating typhoid, malaria but …

Help me, how can I avoid polygamy?


Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Korea wants Yakubu, Yobo in Eagles’ team

Erico to handle Lagos squad •International Youth Cup

Arsenal to complete £7.5m signing of Giovinco

Inter wants £34m for Balotelli

Fabregas to hand in transfer request •Eduardo set for Shakhtar

PTF members can contest NFF election —Bio

Lulu thanks Nigerians over mother’s release

PDP condemns Ekiti AC’s invasion of BSES•Ekiti PDP chieftains are pathological liars —AC

Glo1 ready for launch in 4 weeks

2 policemen arrested for aiding kidnappers, robbers in Abia

UK: Nigerians give birth to white blue-eyed blonde girl

Reps set for showdown with Jonathan over budget •As president presents N237bn NDDC budget for approval

‘Catholic priests’, woman arrested with kidnap victim •Sani Lulu’s mother released •Police declare total war on kidnappers

Don’t flirt with govs •Jega warns RECs

Govs, others loot over $10bn monthly –Ribadu •Politicians killed failed banks –Sanusi

New constitution ‘ll be out next week –Mark•Seeks independence for legislature

400,000 corps members to partake in 2011 elections —Tsiga

FG releases 45,000 tonnes of assorted grains to public

Impeachment saga: Ex-Ondo speaker, deputy head for court

Oyo govt reaffirms support for cocoa farmers•As National Cocoa Day celebration begins tomorrow

Nurses’ protest rocks Ekiti

Daniel, Lawal commiserate with Afe Babalola

Oyo kicks-off literacy by radio

Chevron workers call off 7-day strike

Jonathan replaces dropped INEC national commissioners

Marriage to minor: Yerima drags NAPTIP, David Mark, others to court

Kidnapping: Saraki calls for telecoms operators’ involvement

Nigerian Army to train United Nations police

N2.2bn NGA Scam : EFCC alleges threat to witness’s life

Death penalty for corruption

Attahiru Jega and history

Jonathan should do the right thing

Beyond reasonable doubt

Oyo to establish museum at Soun’s palace •Commends TAN on tourism promotion

2010 Abuja Carnival concert holds, July 24

ATQ magazine Naija 7 hots up •As Akwaaba becomes member of ITTFA

When did you have your prostate checked?


JAMB to release results few hours after conduct –Registrar

Insurance companies to create 250,000 jobs

Niger State PDP dumps Jonathan, prefers IBB

INEC board and electoral reform

On Mrs. Farida Waziri’s vituperations

Monday, July 19, 2010

FIFA not ready to discuss goal-line technology

Liverpool signs Jole Cole •On 4-yr deal

Adamu denies SA duty •Heads for Sudan on CAF duty

Fans still voting for best West African player

First Lady U-19 soccer tourney debuts

Lagos to stage Independence Corporate Run

Lokoja set for mountain race

PPPRA pressurises FG to dump deregulation •Refuses to name fuel importers

PRESIDENCY: S/South deserves 8 years -Nzeribe

AFTERMATH OF JOURNALISTS’ RELEASE: SSS quizzes Wahab Oba •Over alleged N3m snatched by kidnappers •They collected only N1.6m -Lagos NUJ boss

Budgets: Betweengrowling and smiling presidents

Why students fail examinations

Rescue innocent Nigerians from agents of armed robbers

How they shared our national cake

Kidnapping business and its posers

NPS conducts training for dogs

We diguised as okada riders to rob -Suspects

‘I took to drug to save my mother’s life’

Overcoming the fear of success (3)

Senate and the story of endless constitutional amendments

Go, do it, Labour Party, Action Congress

2011: Only Jonathan can decide

Start selling something (11) Concierge Business

When irregular heartbeats signify hidden kidney problem


2011: AIG stresses need for police readiness

Bayelsa deputy gov tasks S/South legislators on effective legislation

2011: Arewa youths threaten to mobilise against Northern govs

FG unveils one-year education dev strategy

Abia dep gov moves to reconcile with Gov Orji

60 per cent of drivers’ licences in Delta are fake - FRSC

G100 to raise fund for UNILORIN hostel project

PHCN inaugurates Lagos GIS unit

2011: Anglican Bishop justifies why Jonathan should contest

3-year jail term for extortionists in Rivers •As Amaechi signs 5 bills into law

Pensioners protest in Ibadan, Umuahia

Judge orders EFCC to deposit passports of accused

Nigeria Police: Mass transfer of officers starts in Anambra

Lack of continuity, bane of Nigeria’s development –Arise

Bayelsa govt, INEC may face legal tussle •Over tenure elongation

FG plans to raise N315bn bonds in Q3

Jos crises: Gov Jang declares 30 days of fasting

Operators of illegal hotels, brothels in Lagos risk 2-year jail term

Ekiti PDP decries invasion of Appeal Court with juju, thugs

S/East leaders petition Jonathan over federal appointments

Why Soludo is after me –Akunyili •Allegations laughable –Soludo

States will pay new minimum wage —Labour minister

Sunday, July 18, 2010

US Open: Serena in fitness battle

N15m up for grabs at Wole Soyinka chess tourney

Nigerian football: Kalu begs Jonathan

How Amokachi betrayed Lagerback •Asked Bio to sack boss

FIFA Women's U-20 W/Cup: Falconets good enough for q/final ticket - Egan

Revealed! Mother of Ronaldo's baby is American waitress

Pepsi Academy draws foreign coaches to Ogun

Nigeria needs no job creation committee

Re: FG to create 20,000 new jobs

FG, take over LAUTECH


Contradiction in Edo

Malaria-proof mosquitoes could save millions of lives

PHCN: Higher Tariff, Poor Service

Domestic airlines require N200bn bailout from CBN - Pilots

Nigerians react to release of kidnapped journalists: Their release calls for celebration - IBB

Nigerians react to release of kidnapped journalists: NUJ urges FG to act on menace of kidnapping

AC asks Alao-Akala to justify N250bn collected from federation account

Ex-NABTEB boss explains failure of gifted child education

Agric minister charges varsities on research products

Ondo govt, PDP differ on level of development

Bauchi NSE woos investors

Don advises FG to review health policy

Iboko replaces Kalu as PPA BoT chairman

Governors’ forum to conduct induction course for govs in 2011

PDP’s problem is lack of internal democracy - Turaki

NMA gives Ogun govt 21-day ultimatum - To implement CONMESS

Sambo sues for religious tolerance among Nigerians

Police nab doctor who sells day-old baby for N35,000

Why Nigeria cannot continue with zoning - Ajumogobia

2011: Jonathan should run, N/Delta speakers

Why I left Abacha in govt after stepping aside in 1993 - Babangida

Cement: New companies want FG to break monopoly

OBJ in Ibadan •Says Ibadan is home for all

Amended version of 1999 Constitution ready soon - Mark

Minimum wage: We’re running out of patience -Workers •Give FG 2 months to implement it

2011: North in fresh dilemma over Jonathan •Senators want IBB, Buhari, Atiku out of race

Arik Air, Arumeni, directors indicted for money laundering •Recommended for trial •EFCC probes airline’s funding

Our kidnappers are well connected - Released journalists recount ordeal •Abia govt suspends traditional rulers, places one under house arrest •Jonathan, govs, Nigerians react

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Child with hole in the heart needs N2.5m

Kaduna stands still for Buhari •Guard your votes, he says

IBB, Atiku, no threat to Shekarau’s ambition - Yau Sule

Nigerians advised on power of their votes

Kidnapping: Fear grips police as Onovo threatens self-cleansing

Senate wades into doctors’ strike

World celebrates Mandela International Day •As he clocks 92

Administrative bail: Group faults EFCC on Attah

2011: YCE opposes zoning •Elects new secretary

Abia PDP rejects Kalu over IBB •They are afraid of me - Kalu

Controversial INEC commissioners to go •As Jonathan, Jega meet on 2011 elections

2011: New group takes over Jonathan’s campaign

18 killed, others injured on Akure-Owo road

Akunyili, youths clash at sister’s burial •Police, monarch avert crisis

Nine killed as Jos boils again

Police Arrest Kingpin Who Killed 8 Policemen

Low Octane In Petrol, Major Cause Of Engine Problems In Nigeria - Nulon Fuel Boss

Road Accidents Reduced By 65 Per Cent In Kebbi - FRSC

Friday, July 16, 2010

Eagles’ Job Difficult - Lagerback

Nigeria Seeks 1st Win •Female U-20 World Cup

Unsettled Enyimba Tackles Zanaco

Taye Taiwo Fed Up With Marseille

I’m Taking A Risk WIth Heartland - Siasia

I’ll Play Until I Am 50 - Appiah

Nigerian Midfielder Survives Heart Scare

Brazil’s President Roots For Scolari’s Return

Bishop Axes Priest For Praying For Holland

Adefemi Joins Greek Club

Veyron Sets New Speed Record

Hyundai Nigeria Unveils 2010 Improved Sonata

How Military Cabal Ruined Nigeria -Buhari’s Ex-CSO

Zoning Is A Gentleman’s Agreement, It Should Be Respected -Tofa

Producer In Fraud Mess

Haba, Our Musician Friend

Actress’s Marriage Crumbles

Am I Still A Virgin?

Cure For Insanity

Teju Babalola Loses Car To Robbers

Maufechi Loses Dad

Aristotle Loses Patronage?

‘Inter-tribal Marriage Requires Understanding, Humility’

2011: How Sheriff, Dibal, Imam Fare In Borno Governorship Race

A Masterstroke For Goodluck Jonathan

Sexual Advances From Younger Men Are Too Much - Rachael Oniga

I Like Marriage, It’s Just That The First One Didn’t Work - Rose Odika

Many People Have Bad Impression About Me—Segun Arinze

Re:They Disagree A Lot!

She Is No Longer Interested In Courting Me

‘I Stopped Dating Any Girl Who Got Familiar With Mum’

Armed Forces Retirement In Order -Air Marshall Pentirin

Ikere College crisis: Monarch’s Wife, Council Boss’s Estates Vandalised

Oyo Teachers Vow To Continue Strike

Journalists Kidnap: NLC Faults Nigeria’s Security Network

Lady Causes Stir, Says Commissioner Impregnated Her

New Minimum Wage, A Must For Govs - NLC

INC, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Canvass ‘Progressive Zoning’

Kidnapping: RATTAWU Threatens Strike

FG Has No Business Building Refineries -Jonathan

Gov Elections: Babangida Aliyu, Ohakim Win At Supreme Court

...Ekiti AC, Oni Trade Words Over Judgment

...As Police Arrest Kingpin Who Killed 8 Policemen

Gov Oni’s Tenure Ends 2011 - Court

Journalists’ Kidnapper Arrested - Jonathan

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Henry retires from international football

Lagos/Kumasi cities’ Games hold September

Argentina offers Maradona another four-year deal

Rooney wins £4.3m agency pay case

Nigerian athletes to undergo MRI test

Clark’s Indian summer

Sultan, Babalola, Shekarau, others for UI Jihad Week

Now, PDP is talking tough

About climate change

Words of advice from Prohet Muhammad

Now that the chicken has broken the egg

How best to cover sneezes, coughs properly

Police making progress -ACP

Abia deputy gov gets impeachment notice

Court to rule on deposed Deji’s application Aug 5

FG slashes Lagos airport contract by N250bn

N20m scam uncovered at LASPOTECH

Ogun can’t pay new wage increase -Daniel

Ondo police command arrests 6 robbery suspects

Oni’s education policy causing rifts among communities -AC •You are idle, says govt

Police, traffic wardens on war path •Over Decree 21, 1975

Workers adamant as Chevron, PENGASSAN meet over strike

Abia governorship tussle: Appeal court dimisses Ugochukwu’s case

FG’s discordant tunes on NNPC unfortunate -Mark

Journalist drowns in well

Manslaughter: Security man bags 10 years sentence

‘Lack of good roads aids kidnapping, robbery’

PDP must stick to zoning system —Northern youths

7 months after, 5,184 Delta teachers yet to receive salary •They ’ll be paid in 2 weeks time -Govt

State speakers to submit amended 1999 constitution today

Minister advocates govt/private sector collaboration to tackle youth unemployment

Jonathan for 2011: Militants, S/South leaders at war

2011 presidency: South-East govs can’t stop aspirants -Nnamani

No one dare annul 2011 election if I win -IBB

NORTHERN POLITICAL SUMMIT: Again, North divided over Jonathan •Lar, Gemade’s group endorses Jonathan •IBB, Atiku, Yusufu absent, insist on zoning

Era of using INEC to rig over - Nwodo

Yoruba Unity Forum expresses worry on the state of insecurity

2011: Ex-military heads of state, steer clear

Islam, law and challenges of modern Nigeria (2)


Nigeria at 50: MURIC warns against wastage


Wednesday, July 14, 2010

S/A 2010 attendance, third highest - FIFA

Nigeria slips to 30th in FIFA rankings

Cole set for £30m Real move

FIFA Women’s U-20 World Cup: Falconets in shaky start •Draw 1-1 with England

AYC qualifier: F/Eagles set for Guinea clash

ITC to host Fan Milk draught final

Nigeria tops Zonal Africa meet

King of New York •Henry seals American switch

Barca shirt, a mere joke - Fabregas

IBB, Tinubu, Shekarau battle over ANPP •Lobbyists force postponement of party convention •IBB says ambition intact

Wahab Oba, others speak from kidnappers’ den

Presidency orders verification of assets of public office holders

FG denies NNPC insolvency claim

2011: PDP halts endorsement of govs, legislators before primaries

N1.3bn scam: NFF writes EFCC, as interrogation holds today

Yoruba Unity Forum holds meeting today

MINIMUM WAGE: Industrial crisis looms in states

Police arrest 400 suspected kidnappers

Police arrest 17 as Ikere crisis continues•Robbers raid Ekiti town, kill one

EFCC quizzes Attah over N45bn scam


W/Cup standings Nigeria ranked 27th

Simple drug saves accident victims from death

Pathfinder International collaborates with TBA, community to ensure safe motherhood

FG, please, resolve HND/Degree disparity

Dino Melaye, a hero?

Mr. President, make your impact felt

Sexually transmitted diseases

Africa, neglecting its traditional medicine at its peril –Expert

Adekunle Ajasin University: Attracting the best of the best

Promise fulfilled!

Re: I am pregnant for my sister's fiance


Minister explains shortfall in power supply

Jonathan appoints 14 justices, 8 judges

‘2010 JAMB, survival of the fittest’

ANPP postpones national convention

Osun lecturers/govt’s negotiation deadlocked

Ogun PDP elders order Bankole to lift suspension on 11 Reps

Oritsejafor tasks Nigerian leaders on accountability

Female lawyers want Ekiti brutish policemen docked

Zoning no longer relevant, says NDII

Godfatherism, imposition of candidates, gone in Ekiti - Famuyibo

CLO: Police extort N1.6bn in 8 months in Anambra


Tuesday, July 13, 2010

NNPC is broke - GMD raises alarm •Says we can’t pay FAAC’s N450bn debt until...

Politicians hail Nwodo •Over resolve to free PDP from bondage •Ogun politicians rejoice

KIDNAPPED JOURNALISTS: IGP gives community 24-hr ultimatum •South-East govs threaten to depose monarchs •NGF condemns kidnappers •Onovo asks police to rescue Lulu’s mother

MORE REACTIONS TRAIL KIDNAP OF JOURNALISTS: It’s a sad commentary on Nigerian security —AC

Maradona not back on drugs, booze –Doctor

Impeachment: I deserved fair hearing –Ogunjobi

Mikel laments W/Cup miss

Barca shirt forced on Fabregas

Falconets hope to break jinx •Face England today

Installation, replacement of transformer, whose responsibility?

On Chief Akande’s comment

On water fountain and glitters of Benin


Between Akpabio and Akwa Ibom people

Buka Restaurant is Africa’s best in USA

Runsewe heads committee on parks and relaxation centres •Urges NANTA to support reposition of tourism industry


I am not restricted by C/Appeal ruling —Bayelsa deputy gov

UBA’s gross earnings dip by N152bn •As Flour Mills proposes N2 dividend, 1 for 10 bonus

Tipper crushes 2 college students in Minna

‘2010: We ‘ve not endorsed Babalola’

N/Delta ministry to sponsor 13,000 youths

500 Nigerians convicted of drug trafficking in Switzerland



MORE REACTIONS TRAIL KIDNAP OF JOURNALISTS: Lagos NUJ, NAWOJ organise prayer session •Plateau NUJ to hold fasting, prayer today

MORE REACTIONS TRAIL KIDNAP OF JOURNALISTS: Anambra NUJ wants FG to declare war in South-South, South-East

Glo wins licence in The Gambia, 6th in Africa

NDLEA arrests telecoms manager, 4 others

Akin-Deko eyes Senate in 2011

2011: Stay away from presidency, NDP counsels Jonathan

Kidnapping: Kogi commissioner indicts police

N1.3bn scam: EFCC to quiz Lulu, Uchegbulam, Ojo-Oba, Ogunjobi today

23 journalists, monarch escape death in Ekiti

Asejire fire victims get mass burial

1 killed, 6 injured as anti-Jonathan rally turns sour

Labour condemns kidnap of journalists, charges FG on security

MORE REACTIONS TRAIL KIDNAP OF JOURNALISTS: Newspaper proprietors bemoan centralised policing

Havoc hostile words wreak on women’s health

Webb is a kill-joy - Robben •Says Puyol deserved red card

Spain returns to heroic welcome

Monday, July 12, 2010

Italy, Spain businessmen fight over Paul the Octopus

Kuyt: Webb spoiled our fun

BRF Academy plans summer tournament

Forlan named Player of the tournament

Fan attempts to grab W/Cup trophy

PDP is in chains - Nwodo •Says election buying is over •As Kalu leads PPA members to PDP

Al-Qaeda bombers kill 74 football fans •Kenya, Somalia next targets

N1.3 BILLION SCAM: EFCC raids NFF, seizes documents

CBN begins process of bailout to airlines, manufacturers

Alleged N45bn scam: Attah absent at EFCC hqtrs •Pleads for time

Robbers kill 4 policemen in Ogun

2011 polls will not be free - ASUU president

LAUTECH: Osun drags Oyo to S/Court

Abduction of journalists, disturbing - FG

40 burn to death in Ibadan •Osun Speaker escapes death

Growing Moringa oleifera for money (4)

Constitution amendment: Great lawmakers!

2011: Give President Jonathan a chance


I belonged to car robbery syndicate - Suspect

Overcoming the fear of success (2)

Senate, FG and the budget rigmarole

LAUTECH: NUC, speak now

50th independence anniversary: Issues of concern

Start selling something (10) Event Planning


Perennial power problem, metaphor of a failing state - Experts

Judge seeks early dispensation of justice

Cost of holding Abdulmutallab’s trial in Detroit raises concerns

Kidnap of journalists: Nigerians react - Imo NUJ goes spiritual for release of members

Kidnap of journalists: Nigerians react - IGP orders deployment of special team to rescue journalists

Group criticises Ameachi’s statement on Lagos

Akunyili charges Nigerians to embrace spirit of rebranding

Kalu cannot disband PPA - Party chairman

Sabiganna tussle: Court refuses bid to strike out suit

Police nab 11 kidnap suspects, rescue victims

UNICEF laments death of children under 5 years

Abia PDP rejects Kalu

Oyo judicial workers begin indefinite strike

Fashola signs bill authorising LGs to collect tax

Ogun guber race: Obasanjo, Daniel weigh options

Five hospital staff in police net over corpses

Best treatment for menstrual pain

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Ferguson denies bid for Sneijder

We’re proud of bronze - Podolski

PETA demands release of Paul Octopus

My exclusion from W/Cup, disappointing - Anichebe

Blatter applauds President Jonathan

Why the ‘Super’ Eagles failed

OBJ was right, Jega should be careful

Making the church more impactful


Rural roads development: The Kebbi model

The politics of a presidential Visit


‘Suspension of 11 Reps to remain’

Why there is mass failure in public examinations - NECO boss

Spain rules the world

NYSC boss asks Jigawa govt to complete permanent orientation camp

Niger Delta not benefiting from Jonathan presidency - Militants

Mega city: Lagos plans to eradicate slums

Nobody has been shortlisted for Deji stool - Ruling house

Oyo teachers vow to continue strike action until...

10-yr-old girl commits suicide in Ibadan

IPMAN drags judge to NJC over crisis

Power sector: Fashola advocates proper management of distribution companies

Atiku: Adamawa politicians beg Nwodo to intervene

Defection latest: Obi, Orji in secret meeting

Vaswanis cleared of wrongdoing by FG

Nwodo, Ekwueme, others hold crucial talks over Anambra

OAU post-UTME results out

Group faults zoning system

‘PDP may dissolve 11 state chapters’

Senate, Reps spend N3.7bn on constitutional review

Emir of Kano escapes assassination, suspect arrested

Lagos NUJ chairman, Wahab Oba, 4 others kidnapped •N250m ransom demanded

More trouble for Nwodo •As aggrieved PDP member petitions Jonathan •Govs’ forum may discuss zoning -Saraki

5 foreign, 6 local banks scramble for sick banks

Nigerian banks not gambling houses - Sanusi

No going back on new salaries -FG •As wage committee submits report today

Helping your blind child to see again

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Power sector: Fashola urges clear articulation of roadmap

Money laundering: EFCC to quiz ex-governor Attah tomorrow

Police seek recovery of recovered items

2011: Northern youths canvass protest vote

PDP begins consultations in Niger on zoning

FG, police clear Mbadinuju of Igwes' murder •As 14 suspects go on trial

Ex-Delta SSG challenges Uduaghan on N650bn allocation

Daniel tasks FG on bitumen production

We’ll strengthen PDP in Oyo - GSG

2011: Odds against PDP govs

2011: LP, AC, ANPP members defect to PDP

EC, Ondo, NDLEA decry cannabis cultivation

Flood: Osun to remove structures along streams

Tofa chides PDP, Jonathan on zoning

House crisis: Emir, EFCC top shot , N/A ex-clerk meet •As PDP, ICPC investigate Reps

How Nwodo’s remarks rattled presidency •As fresh rumblings start in PDP •Opposition groups brace up for showdown

No plan to attack Ghana oil industry - MEND

FIFA’s Eyes Still On Nigeria •Insists On Non-Political Interference •Wants Fair Hearing For Lulu

Octopus Oracle Picks Spain To Lift World Cup

Gyan, Others Listed For Golden Ball Award

Heroes’ Reception Awaits Spain

I’m Proud Of Africa -Blatter

FIFA Beefs Up Security For Final - Attendance Reaches 3m Mark

...Tickets Fully Booked

Bronze Crucial For Paraguay -Tabarez

Enyimba Battles To Keep Unuanel

ODSFA Boss Promises Cash Reward For Sunshine Stars

Friday, July 09, 2010

World Bank To Assist Nigeria In Road Safety

Mercedes Builds Its Toughest Ever Car

I Thought I Would Not Live Long - Ekiti Dep Gov

Those Who Talk About Zoning, Are Not Following PDP’s History - Nwodo

Beauty Queen Steals Handset

Let’s Pray For These Two Women

Her Love For Buying On Credit

Itchy Thighs

Menstruation During Pregnancy


Growth In My Anus

Kunbi Runsewe Berths With Vision N’ Style

David Jemibewon Plans Big for Birthday

Wild Rumour Trails Kenny Ogungbe, Dayo Adeneye

‘Courtship In The Past Wasn’t About Sex’

Jail, Prison Dichotomy

Why Jonathan Must Contest

Any Question On Marriage, The Answer Is ‘Soon’ - Teju Babyface

‘I Don’t Use Nigerians For Comic Gains’ -2007 Nivea Funny Women Award Winner

I Don’t See Myself As Sexy -Halima Abubakar

I Was Beaten Blue-Black For Acting -Oga Bello

What Can I Do To Prove My Love?

Am I Being Intimidated?

They Disagree A Lot!

Mum And Wife Realise Neither Can Usurp The Role Of The Other

Jonathan, Nwodo And Zoning

Kano Assembly Rejects 6 Sections Of Amendment Constitution

Missing 1,000 Ballistic Helmets Found

Mimiko’s Wife Rescues Accident Victims

Police Recruitment Exams Postponed

Police Arrest Killer In Rivers

IBB Intensifies Presidential Ambition

teachers Shun Oyo Lawmakers’ Peace Moves

First Bank To Acquire Distressed Bank

Jonathan Orders Probe Into Ex-Militants Protests

Death Aborts Toun Oni’s Tribute To Soyinka

New VC Soon For Sokoto University

NUT Orders Rivers, Abia Teachers To Begin Indefinite Strike

No Going Back On Suspended Reps - Bankole

Why Akala Left PDP Office In Hurry

2011: I Am Yet To Decide - Ribadu

Zoning: IBB Blasts Nwodo

Court Throws Bayelsa Into Confusion •Over dep Gov’s seat Impeached dep gov orders kinsmen to leave Sylva’s govt

Thursday, July 08, 2010

Athletics is still corrupt —Ben Johnson

Babayaro draws Okocha, Desailly to Owerri

Injury blow hits Obasi •Out for eight weeks

FIFA wants Mandela to present W/Cup

2011 elections: Cleric seeks Muslims’ participation

Will Jonathan make a difference?

What’s going on at CAC’s office in Lagos?

Whither IBB’s secretary goofed

Islam, law and challenges of modern Nigeria

NDE, MDGs disburse N290m loans to trainees

Why FG wanted to extradite Akingbola

CBN partners with Odu’a farmers’ academy

Why response to emergency situation is slow - Saraki

Suntai, Nyame’s rift deepens

Jonathan assumes chairmanship of D-8, calls on members to invest in Nigeria

Court remands ex-gov aspirant in prison over N12m fraud

Man, 42, charged with defilement of 13-yr-old girl

Protesters storm Anambra Govt House over insecurity in school

Osun PDP sympathises with flood victims

MKO Abiola’s eldest daughter calls for INEC’s autonomy

2011 elections: 4 development partners donate $80m

My deputy is not loyal - Gov Orji

N500bn bailout fund: Jobi-Fele lauds CBN

Ex-militant group calls for arrest, trial of protesters

Impeachment: Appeal court orders maintenance of status quo in Bayelsa

State Assemblies disappoint NASS on constitution amendment

Zoning: Pro-IBB lawmakers raise alarm on Nwodo’s remarks

62 dead babies: Anxiety grips LUTH

2011: Don’t use state resources for campaign, AC charges Jonathan

OBJ, Daniel in secret meeting over Ogun PDP crisis

I never said zoning in PDP was dead -Nwodo

N1.3bn scam: EFCC quizzes NFF officials •Takes custody of documents

2011: Credible elections, my priority -Jega

Jonathan slashes 2010 budget again •Seeks NASS approval •To spend N6.6bn for independence anniversary

FG blasted over N10bn budgetted for 50th independence celebration

On ownership tussle over LAUTECH

Need for Muslims’ unity


West Ham halts Enyeama chase

A man of impulse

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

I didn’t play well against Netherlands -Forlan

Enyimba wins Globacom Premier League

No plans to reduce Africa’s slots -FIFA

Falconets depart for FIFA U-20 Women’s W/Cup

Bio charges NFF to bring back Nigeria’s glory

Why we summoned Lulu, Ogunjobi –EFCC

D-8 Summit will strengthen economic ties —Jonathan

4 suspected kidnappers arrested in Ibadan

Family petitions police over son’s killer

Abia Assembly concludes plan to impeach dep gov

Lagos/Badagry road: Lagos pays N1.7bn compensation

Bayelsa Assembly confirms speaker as deputy governor-designate

FG asks UK to extradite Akingbola

Fresh confusion over new Constitution •NASS consults AGF, legal experts

Ex-militants storm Abuja in 60 buses •Accuse Gov Sylva of sabotage •Security tightened in FCT •Why we can’t include new militants in Amnesty programme –Alaibe

Zoning is dead -Nwodo •As Orji Kalu plans to return to PDP •Suspended Reps take case to Nwodo

Hypertension, more common in urban centres

Experts recommend inclusion of pneumococcal vaccine in immunisation programme

Oyo LG: Officers’ marginalisation

2011 elections: Hope for a better tomorrow

Federal govt, stop child abuse



Can Africa’s malaria drug come from common herbs?

Medical doctors and national growth

Beyond Bankole’s Apology

How you can make your marriage a success

I am pregnant for my sister's fiance


‘Political offices should be less attractive’

Minister decries lack of espirit de corp in Nigeria Police

Anambra police, community trade accusations over murder

Nigeria education needs transformation - Provost

Ikenne LG boss bags best chairman award - Dedicates it to HID, Daniel

Ghana joins oil producing countries soon

Hajj: FG turns down state govts - Over demand to hire aircraft to lift passengers

US firm offers solution to oil spills in Nigeria

N760m fraud: EFCC files fresh charge against Kogi LG boss

I ’ll cooperate with Yuguda - Reinstated Bauchi dep gov - Eyes gov seat in 2011

Agriculture ‘ll reduce poverty - Gov Aliyu

Flood claims life of school pupil in Osogbo

Police foil kidnapp of senator’s brother in Uyo - Kill 3 suspects

Banking crisis still affecting economy - Experts

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

I need only faithful players in French team - Blanc

Fabregas ready for Germany

Grass roots football, now our focus - NFF

Semenya cleared to run again

We’ll continue to monitor Nigeria - FIFA

Kudos to Governor Alao-Akala but...

On Super Eagles’ bad performance

Having a corruption-free nation


Super Eagles and the spirit of a failed state

‘Music is part of tourism’

World Cup: Tourists ‘vuvu’ for women, hospitality of South Africans

Ibom Tropicana: Akpabio’s emerging tourism wonder

Shun ethnic, religious sentiments, Jonathan cautions Army

Police nab 2 suspects with 62 corpses of babies

Fashola signs physical planning, urban development administration law

Man jailed in Kano for having anal sex with boy

Forfeiture of assets: Atuche fails to revert court order

N350bn needed to salvage education -Senate committee

Mark urges armed forces to remain a political

Group woos Northern govs for Jonathan

2011 elections: ANPP aspirant warns against rigging

FG ‘ll rehabilitate N/Delta roads -Jonathan

HND/B.Sc debate unnecessary -Prof Mimiko

Suswam promises punishment for violent politicians

Ex-minister, Anisulowo, rejoins PDP

2011: ANPP ‘ll capture Zamfara –Yerima

Appeal court strikes out Dangote’s applicantions on sack as NSE chairman

Ex-militants mount pressure on Jonathan to contest 2011 presidential election

Strike: Oyo Assembly moves to settle govt/NUT crisis •Oyo has peculiar problem -Commissioner

Fuel scarcity looms in Abuja •As NUPENG threatens strike

Security beefed up in Maiduguri over Boko Haram threat

God has zoned presidency to South-South - Rep

Bayelsa speaker to be sworn in as deputy governor

Former FCT minister still with us - Police

AU halts execution of 870 Nigerians

EFCC summons Lulu, Ojo-Oba, 2 others •Over multibillion naira fraud at NFF

North brokers new deal with Jonathan over zoning

Monday, July 05, 2010

3 family members die watching World Cup match

27.5% TSS: Teachers begin strike in Oyo •NECO exams not affected –NUT scribe

2011: Zoning policy may be waved for Jonathan –Aliyu

ANSIEC releases LG election timetable, guidelines

Anglican church asks Alao-Akala to accede to teachers’ demand

2011: Benue to hold stakeholders parley to decide support for Jonathan

Oladunjoye vs caretaker committee: Court adjourns till September 5

‘No price is too much to pay in fighting corruption’

Akhigbe, Uduaghan differ on election rigging in Delta, Edo

Preserve legacy of LAUTECH, consultants tell owner- states

Orji inherited N29b debt burden from Kalu

Ex-militants begin anti-violence training in C/River

2011: Don’t overstretch your luck•Group tells Jonathan

Appeal court nullifies Ondo Assembly member’s election

LAUTECH Crisis: Oyo govt grants medical students temporary relief

EFCC stops sale of Akingbola’s houses in UK

Strike: NARD wants Nigerians to prevail on govt to meet demands

Nwodo’s emergence ‘ll unite Ndigbo –Jonathan

Court dismisses suit against Oyinlola’s aide

Post-amnesty: Reports of insecurity, attack on Alaibe orchestrated -FG

NDLEA re-arrests 3 ex-convicts, seizes 26.725kg of narcotics

Tragedy: Husband, wife, mother -in- law die in Minna

Bankole harps on grassroots soccer

West Ham loses interest in Yak

...As Ogunjobi hails FG

Impeachment, sacrifice to move Nigerian football forward -Uchegbulam

International football: Nigeria rescinds decision

Former Deji of Akure is only human

Many ills in the House of Representatives

The Goodluck option with divine touch

Ogun Police harp on crime-free society

2 suspects land in police net over N.2bn scam

Poverty dragged me into drug trafficking - Suspect

Overcoming the fear of success (1)

Regressing into a valueless society

Combating malaria scourge

Start selling something (9)

How food affects mood, reasoning power


N5.2bn IPP scam: Ugbane, Elumelu, others have case to answer -Court

Salary increase may cause inflation -MPC •As external reserves decline by $25bn •Declining reserves not a problem -CBN

Reps set to recall Melaye, other suspended lawmakers •As Speaker apologises to students

Growing Moringa oleifera for money (3)

House scandal: Dino Melaye as a recurring decimal

Complete sale of Nitel –N/Assembly tells FG

Abolition of zoning'll spell doom for PDP - Kwande

I'll restore integrity to PDP - Nwodo

Sunday, July 04, 2010

Brazil sacks Dunga

Maradona set to dump Argentina

What FIFA ban means for Nigeria

Nigerian football is in danger -FIFA

Eagles’ ban: Adamu in last minute effort to save Nigeria

Re: Fuel price may rise to N100

On the planned withdrawal of Emirate Airline’s licence

FG, please, sustain the NYSC scheme

Deji-sm in House of Reps

Nigeria of my dream

SEX: How much is too much?


‘Teachers yet to make use of abundant technological resources’

Goje gives civil servants N76m soft loans

Abolition of zoning ‘ll spell doom for PDP - Kwande

AC berates facilities at Ekiti teaching hospital •Statement, product of desperation – Govt

Anenih raises alarm over Oshiomhole’s alleged plan to spread lg elections in Edo

Alao-Akala appeals to teachers to shelve strike

MDGs: Minister canvasses public/private sector partnership

Ex-VC urges God-fearing Nigerians to fight corruption

NSE lists Julius Berger, Mobil Oil among top performing stocks

We won’t veer from PTDF’s mandate - Darma

10 unions give FG 2-week ultimatum over monetisation arrears

FG announces posting, redeployment of 43 perm secs

CBN mops up N131.92bn from circulation

Gunmen kidnap Ondo PDP chairman •Demand N50m ransom

Senate leader expresses doubt over state creation

2011: We’ll not contest presidency - S/E govs

FG bars MDAs from international events

2011: No gov election in 9 states - INEC

Deputy Senate leader wants Jonathan to run in 2011

I ’ll restore integrity to PDP - Nwodo

ICPC drags Wabara, former minister to S/Court

EFCC arrests, detains Briton for N93.6m fraud

SALE OF SICK BANKS: FG gives opportunity to local investors

Lar, Northern elders lock horns over zoning •Why North is afraid of Jonathan •We’ll not contest presidency -S/East

WORLD CUP FALLOUT: Lulu, Ogunjobi, Uchegbulam fired •May be arraigned in court soon •Insider’s details on the impeachment saga

Saturday, July 03, 2010

Man, 23, attempts to rape she-goat

Nigeria, China to construct $8bn oil refinery •Lagos, Kogi, Bayelsa beneficiaries

Sambo seeks closer ties with govs

Tanker crushes two to death on okada •One dead, 14 taken hostage as pirates attack foreign vessels off Bonny Coast

Perform and get North’s sympathy -Arewa youths tell Jonathan

Adedibu’s wife, aides launch IBB campaign

INEC cannot organise credible elections unless... -Jega

Babangida re-echoes resolve for 2011 presidency

2007: Iwu hands over 109 - page note •Exposes politicians

Northern govs’ meeting: Northern elders to meet traditional rulers, other stakeholders

PDP zoning arrangement must stay -Shinkafi

2011: Jonathan, IBB take battle to London

Probe: ICPC gives N/Assembly, police, Supreme Court, 170 others ultimatum • 289 MDAs provide contract papers

Jonathan stresses need for accurate intelligence gathering •As security chiefs go for training in Israel

2011: Gusau dumps IBB, Atiku, sticks by Jonathan

Security Chiefs Bar Bauchi ‘Dep Govs’ From Office

Friday, July 02, 2010

Messi ‘ll Be The Best -Eusebio

Brazil Is A Shame -Cruyff

Mimiko, Idoko, Santana Turn Heroes In Akure

Stakeholders Condemn Annulment Of Owumi’s Election

Globacom Premier League: Enyimba Players Groan

Brazil Out

Maradona Blasts Nigeria

Ex-Internationals Disagree Over Ban Decision

...Nigeria Adamant - Govt Official

Presidential Ban On Eagles: FIFA Issues Nigeria 48-Hour Ultimatum

Nigeria Can Become Hub Of Tyre Importation - Michelin •Offers To Partner FG On Tyre Grading

Skoda Superb Added To Skoda Brands In Nigeria

2011: We Support Zoning -SNG

It’s sad We Allowed Bad Leaders For 50 Years -Agagu

Varsity Denies Two Presenters Entry

Hmn, We Almost Lost Another Musician

Two Popular Actresses Debunk Rumour

Suffering From Asthma

Pain While Masturbating

HIV Positive Relative

Adaeze Igwe Back To School

Rukiz’ Ronke Ademiluyi Takes Her Trade To The Centre

Okocha, Akeem Shodeinde Partner?

Laura Chinchilla An Amazon Of Her Time

Zoning: Political Dynamite For the North?

Democracy Of Profligacy And Treasury Looting

Tackling The HND Debacle

I Make Passes At Men; I’m A Shameless Flirt! - Goldie

Acting Has Been My Aspiration

What Do I Do With My Ladies?

He Wants Us Married, But I’m not ...

Should I Give Him My Love?

‘There Were Times Mum Complained My Wife Was Spending Much On Food, Clothes’

Presidency, EFCC and N2.3bn scam

Court Sentences Rapist, Others To 8-Year Imprisonment

C/River PPA Declares For APGA

Fake Cement In Kogi

Appeal Court Orders Kwara Govt To Pay Pensioners

Govs Woo Jonathan For Return Tickets

Reps Petition Jonathan Over Leadership Crisis In NCC

Gowon Keeps Mum On Jonathan

Police Avert Clash Between Oyo NURTW, FRSC

South-south Not Intimidated By North’s Plot —Clark

Police Raise Alarm Over Missing N82m Ballistic Helmets

Security Chiefs Bar Bauchi ‘Dep Govs’From Office

Jonathan Free To Contest 2011 Poll If ...—Nwodo

15 Burn To Death As Tanker Loses Control

2011: Northern Young Turks back Jonathan •Say IBB, Atiku Are Pursuing Personal Agenda

Youths Beat Up Alaibe •’It’s A Lie’

NANS condemns police over brutality of Ekiti female student

Thursday, July 01, 2010

Dump Jonathan -Northern elders tell govs

Maradona is not a role model — Pele

‘Germany is scared of Argentina’

‘Money ruined English football’

Dunga cries out ahead Holland clash

Hodgson named Liverpool’s manager

Hope rises for sick banks •Get CBN’s N1.5trn lifeline

2011 ELECTIONS: Reps raise alarm •Seek special budget allocation for police •Ask FG to rescind decision on Super Eagles, as AC backs Jonathan

2011: Cleric admonishes politicians

Don identifies factors militating against successful war on corruption

On FG’s move to sack 50,000 workers

Prof. Jega is an ally of Nigeria’s imperialists

2011: Between Jonathan and the northerners

Fasting in Islam

The Shura principle in Islam (2)

2010 Hajj : Zamfara remits N1b to NHCN

Kano speaker happy with distribution of 15 buses by lawmaker

Boy, 16, found dead on tree in Badagry

Strange illness hits 4 villages in Niger State

FG extends nationwide biometric enrolment of pensioners by 2 weeks

How science and technology can boost national development - Minister

Bauchi resettles 30,000 displaced persons with N135m

How UI emerged PAU’s hub for W/Africa -VC

Group frowns on deployment of uniformed personnel during exams

AC backs Jonathan on Super Eagles’ ban

Oyo teachers vow to embark on full strike

Police get N5m communication equipment in Niger

S/W speakers reiterate need for financial autonomy

Jobi-Fele counsels Sanusi on troubled banks

Suswam’s claim of touching Benue people’s lives, not true -Akume•His statement unwarranted -Gov’s aide

Senate laments challenges facing Nigerian education sector

PPA crisis deepens as Chukwumerije resigns

Constitutional amendment won’t solve Nigeria’s problem—Imoke

Crisis in LAUTECH: Medical students seek intervention •We’ll protect your interest –Oyinlola

Police, most corrupt –EFCC, EU reports

Reps approve retirement benefits for Gowon, IBB, Obj, others

No silver lining in Bayelsa

A nation betrayed

Need for the London summit

How antiretroviral drugs effectively shield babies from HIV


Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Ronaldo spits at TV camera

... As France ignores FIFA’s warning

England to face probe too

Aminu, Fashanu react to Eagles’ ban

Stop reporting for duties, Oyo govt tells indigenes at LAUTECH •It’s unfortunate – Osun govt •Osun Assembly criticises Oyo govt

UK college offers scholarship to Pepsi Academy students

S/Africans rally support for Ghana

Webb backs goal-line technology

I never condemned Queiroz - Ronaldo

Messi is not a threat -Leow

2010 W/CUP FALLOUT: FG bans Eagles for 2 years •To audit NFF’s accounts •We’re yet to be informed -FIFA

Your job most important in Nigeria - Jonathan tells Jega at swearing-in •INEC chair promises massive re-organisation