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Tribune News Archive for August 2010Rss

Monday, August 30, 2010

Liverpool closes in on Konchesky

Bankers’ Soccer Fiesta for Oct 1

‘I want to be like Federer’

New champions emerge in NBL Chess championship

AC Milan targets Robinho

Frequently asked questions on Jatropha

Lawmakers’ speedy trips to Mecca

On recruitment of INEC ad hoc staff

FG, why bestow awards on undeserving Nigerians?

Nwodo, Jega: In search of national relevance


IBB and South-West

Are you a stakeholder or a spaceholder? (2)

Imoke and electoral credibility

Nigeria at 50: The sound and fury

Start selling something (17) Online bookstore

Does frequent sex lead to cervical cancer?


Petroleum tanker drivers embark on strike in Edo

Ambassador loses N19.7m to housemaid

2011 elections : Orji assures Jonathan

Niger CJ frees 98 prison inmates, swears in 12 new magistrates

My relationship with deputy cordial —Gov Jang

Fashola seeks review of revenue allocation formula

Akingbola gets temporary freedom •As court grants bail

Aftermath of pay -as- you- go policy: Airlines rush to liquidate debt

Kwara PDP chieftains in Saudi to choose Saraki’s successor

FG releases N600m for Shonga irrigation project

IBB group challenges Jonathan, Jega

Creation of new states possible if ... - Omisore

Group hails S/West PDP’s endorsement of Jonathan

C’River lg poll: PDP leading as CROSIEC releases results in 10 LGs

Credible elections not solution to Nigeria’s problems —Anglican cleric

NDLEA nabs London-based lady with 1.525kg cocaine

Workers ground activities at Union Bank hqtrs •It’s a lie —Mgt

IBB, man to beat in 2011 —Campaign coordinator

Court throws out SEC’s motion against Okereke-Onyiuke

Terrorism: FBI begins training of Nigerian operatives

Sambo inaugurates Nigeria-Brazil work group on energy

2011: EFCC partners FBI, INEC •Insists on stopping corrupt politicians

Lagos Assembly rejects proposed supplementary budget, again

Presidency still in the North with me as VP -Sambo

IBB free to contest in 2011 -Jonathan •Says Nigerians ’ll decide who governs them •Thanks all on Facebook for endorsing him

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Stemming political falsehood in Kebbi State

Re: Military can’t manage pension contributions

On random comments

Of Ibrahim Babangida’s redeemed image

Eneramo's brace helps Esperance to the top

Globacom has enriched African football –Hayatou ...As Glo-CAF contract is extended to 2014

Siasia's Eagles'appointment put on hold

We need foreign managers to run Nigerian football -Akpoborie

Where do you keep your cell phone?


Oyo plans Sports Festival

Emel summer tennis clinic ends

Euro 2012: Terry out of qualifiers

Guardiola forced me out of Barca -Ibrahimovic

Only Mourinho can succeed Ferguson -Sneijder

Foreign investors dump sick banks •Over erosion of value •World Bank cautions on high spending, borrowing

OBJ shocks me on Jonathan -IBB •He is only bellyaching –Jonathan’s camp •IBB’s daughter organises prayer for dad

2011: Govs sell out on Jonathan •President’s strategy team launches “Operation 10 Governors”

We’ve spent N5bn on FG roads in Ogun —OGROMA boss

Ondo to spend N500m on community projects

Obasanjo-Bello, Anenih, Shinkafi, want end to female genital mutilation

LASIEC fixes Sept. 18 for ward bye-election

Kebbi to support Jonathan for 2011

Ekpan oil spill: Uduaghan on top of the situation —Aide

N10 billion debts: NAMA begins pay as you go today

2011: Why S/West resolved to back Jonathan — Group

2011: Adoption of Jonathan by PDP S/W undemocratic, unfair -Party stalwart

PDP berates ANPP, ACN on internal crises •Says none can be trusted with power

2011: January date for general election unrealistic —Saraki

PDP secretariat: Jonathan, Nwodo commend fire service, others

2011: 9 Physically challenged aspire for positions in Plateau

‘Jonathan’s aspiration is in Nigerians’ interest’

CNPP expresses doubts over Jonathan’s power sector reform road map

2011: Minister threatens zonal coordinators with sack

Cholera outbreak: Bauchi death toll rises to 72

Why cholera is killing Nigerians like chicken -ACN

2011 elections: Nigeria ’ll not take excuses from Jega -Senator Solomon

INEC set to release election timetable tomorrow

2011: Hard times for political parties •As INEC stops grants to them, halts registration of new parties

Bauchi gov’s aide killed, another wounded

Tornadoes in slim win

US Open I don't fear Nadal -Federer

Odigie bags red in Eaglets' defeat

You won't escape me now •Peter tells Wladimir

Coaches gang up against Siasia

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Vote for God-fearing leaders —Omisore

Awo’s Ikenne home, source of Nigerian politics —Ijaw leader

Army reaffirms commitment to peace in Borno

IBB: Southern Forum can’t speak for Yoruba - Co-ordinator

Opposition has cloned my telephone number — Akpabio

2011: Don’t run, Atiku group advises Jonathan

Fire guts PDP national secretariat

Ibadan community laments 30 years of deplorable road

Resident doctors threaten indefinite strike action

NDLEA arrests seven drug suspects, prison official with Indian hemp

Jonathan reiterates commitment to free, fair elections • As Orji joins PDP

NBA to investigate 25,000 inmates

First Lady, gov row latest: Amaechi reports Patience to husband • President orders IG to investigate

2011: PDP gamble over North, Jonathan •How it plans to shake-off threats of break up

Head or tail, Jonathan will win -OBJ •Inside details of how S/West endorsed him •Teslim Folarin saved from mob •Xtians give Jonathan conditions •His battles with moles, enemies within •The Ibori factor in his battle with govs

Friday, August 27, 2010

HIV Palaver

Actress Gets Condition

They Say Na Juju

Bigger Breasts

Any Hope For Me?

Political Economy Of Corruption In Nigeria

Nigeria At 50: Speaking Truth To Power

‘Jonathan’s Aspiration In Nigerians’ Interest’

New Chairman Sworn-in For Okrika

We Are Starving —Bakassi Returnees

I’ve Not Resigned, They Want To Kill Me —Okrika LG Boss

8 Legislators Defect To ACN In Niger

ACN Storms Kwara As Fidau Holds For Belgore

Sale of Babies Still Thrives In S/East — NAPTIP

Osun Osogbo Holds Amid Pomp

Police Set For Showdown With PSC

2011: Govt Officials Besiege Saudi For Spiritual Assistance

Robbers Raid Banks, Kill One, Go Away With Officials

NUJ Undertakes Insurance Scheme

We Are Not Sure When Timetable’ll Be Released —INEC

Three Foreign Firms Bid To Take Over Power Transmission

How Obasanjo Plans To Railroad S/West Govs

Thursday, August 26, 2010

BRF Academy set for training tour

Oyo athlete to represent Africa at world t/tennis meet

Nsofor joins West Ham on loan

I was stuborn when I joined Chelsea - Mikel

Maigari is new NFF President

MSSN charges FG on credible elections

2011 elections: Rep advises Muslims on involvement

Dare we play God

Dino, Bankole: Who laughs last?

Babangida and his stepping aside formula

The Prophet’s sermon on Ramadan

Woman president? Why not?

The concept of leadership and followership in Islam

Virtues of Ramadan

Should pregnant women avoid ‘diet’ soft drinks?

Olugbo becomes OSUSTECH new chancellor•As govt reconstitutes board

INEC bars secondary school students from election duties

FG plans one-stop investment centres in states

Fg to establish special fund for women in politics

Redesigned N50 note out September 29

Police arrest paymaster, driver •Over claim of being robbed

Soboma George: FG moves to save amnesty programme

Residents besiege fuel stations in Warri

Police parade kidnappers of Odumegwu’s wife, Lulu’s mother

Market capitalisation rises by N16bn

IG dismisses 2 policemen, queries DPO

Bond: We’re ready for public debate, Ogun govt tells lawmakers

fg sets up committee to audit port operations

Fear grips Maiduguri residents over killing of 2 policemen

FG spends $12bn on power generation - Sambo

Katsina gov denies being barred from Aso Rock

2011: Babangida unveils campaign structure

2011: Coalition tasks Jonathan, Jega on credible election

NBA divided over abolition of SAN title

Zamfara: Lead poison kills 30 children again

INEC set for voters’ registration exercise – Jega •Assures of credible voter register

Fallout of Mrs Jonathan’s visit: Okrika LG boss resigns


Jonathan unveils road map for power sector •Approves N57bn monetisation arrears for PHCN workers •As electricity workers call off strike •24-hour blackout, sign of govt’s irresponsibility - Buhari’s CPC

2011: We’ll stop corrupt politicians - EFCC

Dewar’s dotty diplomacy


Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Olarinoye harps on ‘catch them young’

NSC lines up 200 stakeholders for forum

Osaze happy with new role

Aiyegbeni, Yobo not leaving Everton'

Presidency approves conduct of NFF elections •As Presidential aspirant banks on NANS to disrupt exercise

Involve more youths in HIV fight–– Oyo SACA

Unilorin, our WAEC results are now ready

Re: No one dares annul 2011 election if I win - IBB

On the UI Mosque incident


One treatment cures many ailments claim is true -Expert

Leaders without conscience

Nigeria’s socio-political problems

Kano NUJ rejects Abacha’s Ramadan gift

Operators decry CBN policy on bank shares

Fake cancer patients bag 18-month jail in Minna

Reinstated Oyo lawmakers allege threat to lives

Lagos govt cautions as Ogun river overflows bank

Borno spends N100m on cholera outbreak

Security beefed up in P/Harcourt •Following the killing of ex-militant leader

Osotimehin bags WHO appointment

CBN agric credit scheme fund now N129.26bn

Ogun is under-policed -Daniel

10 arrested over attack on Ekiti gov

Bankole allays fear of Egba people on boundary adjustment, state creation

Again, market capitalisation down by N96bn

Why we paid 1 kobo into pensioners’ accounts -FG

Shareholders sue president, CBN, others over AMCON Act

First Lady wants more women to join politics

Jega promises improved service delivery at INEC

FEC approves 70yrs as retirement age for professors

Glo rounds off promo as 1,755 more get cars, other prizes

FG initiates N32trn rolling plan

FG targets greater share in oil investments

Cholera death toll rises to 352

Atiku, IBB reach accord on 2011

2011: PDP govs endorse Jonathan •Katsina gov locked out •S/South duty-bound to deliver ticket to Jonathan -Imoke

Nigeria in total darkness •As electricity workers begin strike

‘Early diagnosis, treatment of malaria can prevent death’

Attention, NECO

How would I forgive a deceitful husband?(II)

Garden egg: A cholesterol lowering fruit in season


Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Nigeria’s U-13 team wins England tourney

Lokomotiv fans hail Odemwingie’s move

Bio’s consultants tear NSC apart

It’s Nigeria first before club -Yobo

SUPER EAGLES’JOB: Siasia to earn more than Vogts

Need for community relations

Of faulty foundation


Another quick look at some popular fallacies

NCMM plans nationwide exhibitions

‘Runsewe, an asset to the Igbo’

When contact lenses is dangerous to your health

Demolished N2.5bn Abuja buildings: Our story - FCDA

2011: Akpabio makes case for electoral reforms

Bayelsa Police parade 13 suspected criminals

Why allocation of land for mass housing in Abuja is yet to commence -Minister

Niger Assembly wants DPO, 3 others prosecuted

CJN queries high court judge over property ownership dispute

Nigeria most vulnerable to climate change -FG

VP receives report on NITEL/MTEL

Pensioners appeal to Delta govt for gratuities

Independence anniversary: FG to deploy evacuation vans at airports

Robbers attack, rob Ondo paymaster

Oyo teachers call off strike, resume today

Tankers allegedly carrying adulterated fuel under watch

Nwodo inaugurates new exco to oversee Anambra PDP

Lagos bans okada on bridges, CMS, Ikoyi, VI, others

Tinubu blasts advocates of zoning

FG, agencies to absorb over 7,000 ex-militants in Bayelsa

FG approves credit guarantee for IPPs •Plans new tariff structure

Deputy governor imbroglio: Bauchi high court stops Gadi

CBN establishes N300bn power, aviation intervention fund

No basis for supplementary budget, Ogun lawmakers tell Daniel •Bond ‘ll be subjected to public debate –House •It’s an act of sabotage –Govt

Ex-militant leader, Soboma, killed in P/Harcourt

EFCC hurdle for corrupt politicians •To train 500 detectives to handle them

2011: Govs no threat to Jonathan’s ambition •Abba-Aji declares •As Nasarawa endorses president

NLC raises alarm over 2011 elections -“We should get ready to sing once more, the dirge of the chronicles of death foretold. To be forewarned is to be forearmed.”


Gov Oni escapes attack as UNAD students protest fees hike •Protest politically motivated - Oni, VC

Edo: Petroleum tanker drivers raise alarm over killer kerosene

Ondo PDP faults govt on N1bn construction project

Vision 20:2020: First implementation plan to gulp N32trn - FG

IBB may stay beyond one term if elected - Dungs

NRC commences mass transit scheme in North-East

FG begins rehabilitation of physically challenged persons

Monday, August 23, 2010

Missing hunchback: Family cries out to Onovo •Over arrest of Islamic cleric, three others

Black race, most battered in the world - OBJ

Family of slain youth petitions Chief of Air Staff •Demands justice, prosecution of killers

Keshi tipped for Zimbabwe job

NFF elections: 'Okocha's ambition is selfish'

'Ogunjobi qualified for NFF General Assembly'

Eneramo loses captaincy after goal celebration

West Ham swoops on Nsofor

Facts on Jatropha

N87.7bn for INEC: Now Jega, here is your acid test!

2011 elections: Any hope for the masses?

Why Lekki-Epe Road project deserves our commendation

Haven of lies, half truth and corruption incorporated

A picture of anarchy

How police nabbed fake cancer patients’ syndicate

The menace called the Nigeria Police

Jumping, jumping, jumping politicians

Start selling something (16) Internet Marketing

Cataract surgery is nothing to fear

More institutes join NASU strike

N300m recapitalisation: MFBs ‘ll meet CBN’s target - Bank Chief

Jonathan vows to prevent further crises in Jos

Alao-Akala promises to meet demands of striking teachers in September

11-year-old son of ex-commissioner kidnapped in Bauchi

Missing hunchback: Family cries out to Onovo•Over arrest of Islamic cleric, three others

Black race, most battered in the world – OBJ

Family of slain youth petitions Chief of Air Staff•Demands justice, prosecution of killers

EFCC stalls hearing on Akingbola’s bail application

University funding: Striking lecturers ask for 10% of governors’ security vote

Court stops FCT minister from re-allocating plot of land

Nwodo sacks aide over attempt to swindle Gombe gov

Fashola drops two cabinet members •Orders probe of Lekki toll protest

NBA vows to defend nation’s constitution

President’s wife seeks equality among women

Gov Oni escapes attack as UNAD students protest fees hike •Protest politically motivated -Oni, VC

Nigeria bags US highest safety aviation status •Nigerian airlines can now fly directly to US

Nigeria’s anti-corruption rating may dent 2011 elections -UK, US, France, Germany •Obama’s secret delegation to meet Jonathan

2011: Presidential ticket tears PDP govs apart •Govs hold another crucial meeting tonight

Are you a stakeholder or a spaceholder? (1)


Sunday, August 22, 2010

Tottenham finally signs Gallas

Wenger happy with Fabregas’ form

NFF budgets N6.8bn for 2011

Osaze delighted with debut goal

Mourinho plans £20m bid for Drogba

Hurray! Olubadan is three years on the throne

Africa’s season of jubilee


Marginalising Okun people

How much weight should you gain during pregnancy?


Call for Al-Mustapha’s release, a slap in the face - Group

‘Nigerians connive with politicians to rig elections’

Police avert religious crisis in Ibadan

Commissioner meets stakeholders, Oyo NUT on salary increment

Free calls for MTN customers on Prolink package

LAUTECH acting VC assures pensioners of regular pay

Buhari scores FG low

FG gives fish farmers N450m, targets 700,000 jobs

Dec 31 deadline for MRP remains - FG

PDP wins Bauchi South senatorial bye-election

Workers in research institutes begin strike today

S/African firms jostle for rescued banks

FG spent N270bn on subsidy between Jan to June, says PPPRA

Akingbola’s bail application for hearing today

IPAC, CNPP, others challenge INEC on de-registration of political parties

Ibadan East LG boss charges Muslims

FG appoints new chairman for RMAFC

Measles claims 18, others hospitalised in Bayelsa

3 burn to death as fire guts apartment in Enugu

Atiku camp regroups in Osogbo

Atiku threatens PDP with court action over waiver

NBA challenges federal lawmakers on jumbo pay

Fuel scarcity imminent •As oil workers down tools today

Missing Okigbo Report in CBN •Rights groups allege •Petition CBN gov to release report

2011: OBJ declares for Jonathan •Says, it’s ‘Operation Totality’ •President’s footsoldiers take campaign to NBA convention •Orubebe leads Jonathan S/South mobilisation

Why Post-UTME is irrelevant

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Watch out for Gombe Utd

Kaduna Utd victory excites Babayaro

No plan to sack Heartland management -Imo Gov

Ikhana Advises NPL board

Serena out of US Open

Celtic rejects Yobo

The British female muslim

Alex Onabanjo builds multimillion naira radio station

Titi Aboyade-Cole brings podium home

Where is Jeremiah Useni?

Akiolu’s daughter, Joke marries Taiwo Saro in style

FG moves to save Nigeria’s vanishing indigenous languages, culture

Computer Science borrowed from Ifa Corpus-Longe

Father taught me that in a polygamy, you don’t ask for the main menu— Deacon Olatunji Akinola, President, Oyo State Justices of the Peace

My dad and his wife are still together

Ghana can't ban Nigerian actors, we're important to them—Segun Arinze

Omidan O'Odua pageant to debut

Bajowa revved up for FoWL '10

Obesere is Environmental Ambassador

MCSN can't sue us- NCC•Court, not NCC will decide —MCSN

2011: We are more prepared than any other party — PDP Legal Adviser

2011: How OBJ rallied S/West govs for Jonathan

The lesson from China: Fighting corruption with preventive mechanism

Wole Soyinka’s ‘The Avoidable Trap Of Cultural Relativism’

Chanchangi plane forcelands •Loses tyres

C/River: Leboku to attract new incentives

Ogun govt denies cholera outbreak

Former Kano ANPP Senator predicts PDP victory •CPC may not make a serious impact in 2011

Hajj: Govt urged to sponsor only qualified muslims

Uneasy calm in military over pension scheme

Stop recruiting us as thugs •Students warn politicians

FG, US-based Nigerians host golden jubilee

2011: Security operatives seal off Jonathan’s campaign office

Orji joins PDP Saturday • Visits Obasanjo in Abeokuta

5 die in Gombe by-election

‘Jonathan will run with Sambo if...’

Jonathan stops funds for 2011 campaigners •As loyalists move to states

Nigerians react to IBB’s planned S/South running mate

2011: South West will support IBB if ... - Southern Forum

Friday, August 20, 2010

Osaze For Premiership Debut

Fulham Misses Out On Osaze

•••As Congress Set To Impeach NFF Board

Confusion Trails NFF Elections •NANF Obtains Court Injunction

Nigeria Drops Taye Taiwo

Nigerians Invent Vehicles Named Zhope Mbuze•Solicit Federal Government’s Partnership

Viramsun Motors Debuts Tata Indigo•Secures Tata’s Nod To Market Family Cars In Nigeria

Zoning Has Polarised The North —Tapgun

Ohafia Not A Community, But A Nation —Kalu

Please Stop Insulting This Actress

Roforofo On The Way

This Jealous Actress Sef

Big Belly After pregnancy

HIV Through Oral Sex

Lost Fingernails

Pain During Sex

Adeolu Adeboye Beats Social Retreat

Where is John Fash?

Remi Tinubu Now Pastor

I Disagree That Female Broadcasters Can't Keep Their Homes... Mine Is Blissful—Mrs Shade Haastrup, Assistant Director, News, Nigerian Television Authority (NTA)

IBB, Atiku And Zoning Controversy

2011: Who Takes Over From Saraki?

I Got My Stage Name From My Jewellery —D’Bling

Recovery Concert For Ayinde Barrister

I Started Singing At 6 -Senwele Jesu

As Stars, We Only Toil, We Don’t Reap -Baba Wande

We Sing Gospel ‘Cos Our Mum Died Of Cancer Dpress

She Always Meets Me With Another Girl

He No Longer Sleeps In The House

My Breast Like Those Of 13-year-old

‘Don’t Share Your Secrets With Your Wife, Mum Advised Me’

Imperative Of National Conference

Charles Taylor, A Man Betrayed (II)

Jigawa Govt Seeks FG’s Assistance Over Flood Disaster

Fasehun, Dokubo-Asari, Others Want Mustapha, Others Released

Ijebu Monarchs Back Ogun Development Agenda

Shell Secures Global Partnership On Road Safety

Mrs. Jonathan Commends Uduaghan

Cholera Outbreaks Ravage 5 Adamawa LGs, Kill 15

Confusion Over Next Ruling House To Produce Ataoja

Gay Priest To Marry Nigerian

2 Men Kill Spouses •As Auto Crash Claims 7 Lives

YUF To Aid Victims Of Jos Crisis

FG Sacks Presidential Task Force On Customs

Eminent Jurist, Belgore, Dies, Buried

Jonathan Signs Electoral Act •Releases N89.5bn To INEC

Jonathan’s 100 Days Of Wasteful Spendings •Nation’s Treasury May Be Empty Before 2011 •Economy Shows Dismal Performance

Thursday, August 19, 2010

‘Ahmed Musa too young to leave for Europe’

Essien to return for Black Stars

Nigeria 2009 cost more than budget - FIFA

NFF elections to hold as planned •As FIFA, CAF officials arrive •Senate summons NFF members

Mikel targets Champions League glory

Goodluck Jonathan: Bridge of unity

FG, create ministry of community development

2011 : Why Jonathan must not disappoint Nigerians

Don offers Islamic solution to poverty

Ramadan: A month of blessings!

Tribune MMPN joins forces to tackle Nigeria’s education problems

Drama as NDLEA arrests caterer, 3 others with 4.578kg cocaine

Flood: 150 families homeless in Taraba

Cholera outbreak: Yuguda orders free medical attention, feeding •As Borno gov approves N18m for boreholes

Police investigate death of officers in auto crash •Arrest 100 hawkers in C/River

2011: Akpabio asks Nigerians to support Jonathan •Bags 2010 Child Friendly Gov award

Exam malpractices: WAEC withholds 77,168 results

FG to utilise space tech to reduce poverty

Police arrest 6 NURTW members in Ibadan

INEC to recruit NYSC members as ad hoc staff

EFCC challenges court’s jurisdiction on Onyiuke’s suit

Unknown persons burgle Oyo Speaker’s office

Oronsaye locks out scores of civil servants for reporting late to work

PDP offers Atiku tip on waiver

Proposed sale of sick banks: Shareholders ask court to stop CBN

Drug trafficking: Man jailed for 17 years

Protesters vow to resist toll on Lekki-Epe expressway

Pa Osibona celebrates 80th birthday

CBN to mop up N44.5bn from circulation

ICPC quizzes Bankole’s aides over N5.3bn rural electrification scam

Why Jonathan has not signed Electoral Act - Minister

CBN introduces uniform bank account numbers for banks... To use monetary policy to hasten economic growth

Zamfara gov suspends emir

Cholera kills 231 in 11 states

FG reduces price of gas for manufacturers

S/South, S/East agree on Jonathan •Forget 2011, support Jonathan, minister tells presidential aspirants

Follies of faith

Muslim leaders condemn disruption of Jumat service at UI

Nigeria and the search for leaders


UNN, please, release our results

Mr. President, come to our aid

Jega and 2011 general election

State government workers and wage increase

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Sunshine sacks Ogbeide

3SC in talks with Owu Sportswear over team’s kits

Nasri out for one month

Utaka's injury may hinder Portsmouth exit

France ban is a joke -Anelka

Osaze 'll lift West Brom -Di Matteo

House of Reps to hold hearing on residency training

Why extract from sweet potato leaves boosts blood volume

The comic paranoid

IBB: Matters arising

How would I forgive a deceitful husband?


Jonathan swears in first female chief economic adviser

200 regain sight after surgery in Ekiti

Debt: PHCN threatens to disconnect P/Harcourt airport

14-yr-old student commits suicide in Ibadan

Arigidi-Akoko clash: Ondo govt intervenes, warns factions

Rivers targets 1,000 ex-militants for rehabilitation in 2010

5 suspected gunrunners arrested in Borno

NURTW threatens to withdraw vehicles from Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Yuguda, Gadi begin out of court settlement

Chieftaincy crisis looms in Owo

Paramilitary pensioners protest in Ibadan

FG should involve states in negotiating wage increment —Oni

Journalists stranded as Abia PDP exco inauguration fails

Irregularities may mar implementation of NHIS —NMA

NUC withdraws TUNEDIK licence •Gives Abia varsity, LAUTECH 2-week ultimatum •We’re vindicated –Ekiti ACN

Plateau: Plot to impeach speaker, gov thickens

Ramadan: 97 prostitutes nabbed in Abuja

I ’ll continue to contest as long as I’m fit — Buhari

2011: 1,000 pro-Jonathan groups fuse ahead president’s declaration

Police arrest Beninoise over Dipo Dina’s murder

Electricity generation to hit 10,000 megawatts by 2015 —Reps •Say power projects require time

FG approves purchase of 63 ambulances for rural hospitals

Nigeria’s foreign reserves rise to $38.2bn

No preferential treatment for presidential aspirants -PDP •Explains delay in release of election guidelines •Electoral Bill: President just received copy Tuesday -Abba-Aji

2011 ELECTIONS: We’re already 2 weeks late - Jega cries out •Vows to de-register weak parties •Elections may not hold even by April -CNPP

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

NFF election: I never stepped down –Obaseki

Yusuf set for Eagles' return

Kaita's City move in jeopardy

Why I preferred England deal -Odemwingie

Eguavoen lands U-23 job

What if elections don’t hold in January?

2011 elections: The task ahead of Jega

IBB for 2011: Beginning of the end?

2011 elections: Floating of political parties

At UI tourism seminar: Stakeholders sell tourism to youths

When NTDC, NIHOTOUR hosted Federal Poly, Bauchi tourism students


Transport services in C’River suffer setback •As 26 metro buses grounded

Ekiti CNPP disowns factional chairman

Jega pledges collaboration with faith-based organisations

Litigation over amended constitution healthy —Akeredolu

Ondo approves construction of N666m mega primary schools

38,000 scramble for 9,000 vacancies in Anambra INEC

Federal medical salary structure not binding on states —Delta govt

Abia speaker denies agreement with gov on deputy

Oyo/Osun area: Customs made N6.3bn in 7 months

Jonathan’s presidency ’ll strengthen Nigeria —Sarumi

Oyo NIPR holds public awareness programme

Nigeria records 1,000 fresh cases of HIV infection daily -NACA

NSE to ensure 100% utilisation of bond raised from NSE - Ikazobor

Sheriff reshuffles cabinet, appoints 3 new commissioners

Youths frustrate moves to impeach Plateau Speaker, gov

Rep accuses Jonathan of delaying INEC budget

Okigbo report: AGF berates critics •Says they are intellectually lazy, dishonest

300 federal directors to face sanction —Oronsaye •For failing to take HOS competency test

Atiku demands waiver from PDP to contest in 2011

Lecturers in Osun tertiary institutions suspend strike

Assent of Electoral Act: Uncertainty trails 2011 elections

2011: Jonathan to declare ambition September –Presidency sources

Nigeria Police, den of corrupt officers -US group •We’ve improved on human rights -Police

Kalu’s aide wanted to lure me, commissioners to Okija shrine -Abia gov •Sends new deputy’s name to House of Assembly

Britain sets electoral guidelines for Nigeria •As US backs SEC reforms

Julius Berger to change name to Bridge FC

Wenger praises Chamakh’s bravery

Woods misses US Ryder Cup qualification

Ancelotti warns Premiership rivals

Redknapp writes off Man City

NDLEA jails 2 Ghanaians for trading in hemp

Oni, Fayose trade words over alleged assassination attempt

NAFDAC intercepts N25m baby food, cornflakes at Seme border

Students protest closure of schools, barricade Oshiomhole’s convoy

Muslim students protest in UI •Over infiltration of mosque by female Christian student •It is unfortunate -VC

Legality of the amended constitution: Groups ask S/Court to intervene

Oyo to commence payment of teachers’ salary increment Sept

Oyo judicial workers suspend strike

NDLEA arraigns 2 foreigners, 3 Nigerians for importing cocaine

2011: No candidate for Kwara gov yet -PDP chieftain

Campaigns for non-oil export have yielded results -NEPC boss

UI:12 Professors vie for VC’s seat

New US envoy to Nigeria confirmed, to resume soon

Dialogue, panacea for Plateau crisis -Minister

Ajimobi felicitates with Olubadan on 3rd coronation anniversary

Abuja collapsed building: FG lambasts quacks, to enforce building codes

Outrage over mass deaths in Lagos auto crash

N24bn arrears: Police pensioners to be paid soon -PPO

Mixed feelings as Igbo political summit endorses Jonathan

Sick banks for sale month end –Sanusi •CBN’s plan ’ll fail –Stakeholders

2011: Electoral offenders ’ll be jailed –Jega •Says INEC ready to arraign offenders in last election

Senate lauded for approving N87.7bn for INEC

FG considers deregulation of Nigerian university system •May review no tuition fee policy

3 shot as youths clash in Arigidi-Akoko

More states to be created before May 29 next year, Nafada insists

Monday, August 16, 2010

Herbal/Biofuel plants for money (Jatropha curcas 2)

Travelogue and dreams

Mr President, sir, luck has a limit !

Pioneer Nigeria Civil Defence Officers neglected

Still on Edo House imbroglio

How we foiled truck diversion - Police

Enough is enough

Start selling something (15) e-Book publishing


2011: North should return South's benevolence

Rotational presidency

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Rabiu Ibrahim's Dutch move fails

NFF election: I was not disqualified -Suleiman David

Newcastle offers N375m for Anichebe

Female football: Nigeria moves up in FIFA rankings •Remains Africa's best

Eagles job: Siasia to seal deal Tuesday

Pensioners are suffering, dying

Jonathan, rescue Akoko Edo LGA

Jega on the threshold of history


Alao-Akala and modelling of Oyo State

Effects of hunger in children last longer than imagined


Stakeholders seek telecoms, broadcasting and computer industries’ merger

Nigeria’s sovereign wealth fund takes off

Ogun Assembly set to approve N100bn bond

JAMB registrar harps on youth development

Ramadan: Commercial sex workers flee Kano

Declare now for 2011 presidency, group tells Jonathan

Death of ACN aspirant, bad omen for 2011 -Fayemi

PDP ‘ll decide who becomes president in 2015 -Senator Tsaure

Nigerians ‘ll vote Jonathan in 2011 - Gov Jang

‘Education, key to actualisation of human rights’

Corpse found at PDP/ANPP’s clash scene

Strike: Ogun NMA sets up free treatment camps for patients

Oil spill: Chevron vows not to pay compensation

World Bank spends $180m on science and technology

Policemen in detention over NURTW member’s death

Yuguda expresses preparedness to receive FCT minister in PDP if ...

Jonathan for Gabon today •As host country marks 50th independence

Fayose raises alarm over invasion of residence by suspected assailants

Why NSE financial crisis deepens •Anxiety mounts in banks

Pray for Nigeria, ACN chieftain charges Muslims

Atiku declares presidential ambition, announces 5 cardinal agenda

2011: S/East govs divided over Jonathan

OBJ, S/West PDP govs parley on 2011

2011: IBB condemns PDP NEC’s decision on Jonathan •Hits at OBJ

DARK SUNDAY: 40 die in Lagos auto crash •Another 2 in Edo accident

“I knew she'd be my wife because I saw something in her”

“I knew she is my wife because I saw something in her”

Enyimba remains team to beat -Anyansi

Sunderland chases Gyan

Enyimba, Kaduna Utd battle for Federation Cup

CAF Champions League: We are in Egypt for victory - Siasia •Kick off 8.30pm (Nigerian time)

2010 World Cup fall-out: NFF blackmailed Mikel Obi - Shittu

The values of Ramadan

“I knew she is wife because I saw something in her”

Jigawa State Sharia Court ejected me from my Abuja residence - Eseme Eyiboh

It is madness for anyone to hold office for more than 10 years - Sanusi

I wept profusely when I was asked to go to the Advanced Teachers’ College - Prof Mercy Bamidele, Dean, Postgraduate School, Adamawa State University

Pasuma, Osupa, Muka Ray and I - Iyabo Ojo

Pasuma is Fuji Ambassador •As PMAN settles K1, FUMAN rift

50th Anniversary: 2FACE, Banky W, Echo for unveilling

Lagbaja, Obesere, Agbeyo honour Ayefele

NCC boss shun AGF in Abuja •As T.Mac, Keke, Kuboye lead CMO protest

Nwodo: PDP reformer or destroyer?

A cross section of muslim faithful praying

Oshiomhole and demystification of governance in Edo

Justice, zoning and bigotry

Four-year-old boy stolen in Lagos rescued in Owerri

Cholera kills 31 in Bauchi, 777 receiving treatment

Group leadership: Crisis looms in Gbaramatu kingdom

Nigerian Content: FG to review contracting strategy of $12bn annual expenditures

Obama defends right to build mosque near 9/11 site

PDP position on zoning is deceptive - Ambassador Kwande

Atiku has not joined PDP - Adamawa chairman •As ex-VP declares today

Obasanjo, greatest Nigerian leader - Obaje

3 dead in Lagos OPC clash

Iragbiji hunchback resurfaces? •Not our own Taibat - Family, Aragbiji

I’m not dead, says Tokyo

Why Fashola rejected Ribadu ticket •Tinubu’s strategy fails •Pitfalls in Ribadu/Oshiomhole alliance

2011: Why Jonathan’s camp adopted zoning •As President agrees to quit in 2015

Pastor Adeboye’s bombshell: If 2011 election is rigged, we’ll fight

2011: 10 Odds against Jonathan

Friday, August 13, 2010

I Shunned Arsenal For Man City -Yaya Toure

God Has Been Behind My Success -Gbenga Ogunbote

NSC Extols New NPL Board

Pillars, Kaduna Utd Tie Is Star Opener

...Heartland, Ismaily Talk Tough

CAF Champions League Action Continues

I’m Ready For NFF Job -Adepoju

You Are A Dead Man Walking •Klitschko Tells Peter

Yak's Hammers Deal Is Dead

NFF Offers Siasia N3m Salary

Commuters Now Jittery On Ekiti Roads •As Govt Introduces Security Alert System To Check Crime

Nissan Sentra Added To Alliance Autos’ Passenger Cars In Nigeria

N150bn Needed To Produce Nigeria’s Auto Local Contents -NAC Boss

OBJ’s Election Was Military Arrangement, Not Zoning -Bako

Ghanaian Actress’s Romance With Footballer

Who Will Save Her From Drugs

The Lying Actress

Small Manhood

Want A Baby Boy

I Am Too Thin

Sex During Pregnancy

Friends Fete Rasak Mohammed at 46

IBB Opts For Low-Key Celebration at 69

Lagos Speaker, Ikuforiji, Surprises Mum With House Gift

‘Women Don’t Fall In Love, They Choose Who They Want To Love’

As AC Changes To ACN

PDP: As Storm Begins To Gather, Again

Charles Taylor, A Man Betrayed

Can Jega Make Any Difference?

I Gave My Mum Headache, She Put Me In Drama Group, I’m Now Reaping The Fruits -Uche Jombo

Obesere To Sing At IBB Campaign Rallies

Ebube Finds Love In Hair Production

I Was The First Actor To Be Dealt With By Pirates -Baba Sala

The Teju BabyFace Show Wins Award

I Don’t Want To Get Married Early And I...

I Don’t Want To Lose My Virginity

Is She Pretending?

‘Mum Wanted An Entrepreneurial, Sociable Daughter In-Law, And This She Got’

Un Sets Housing Agenda For Nigeria

Oshiomhole Orders Reversal Of New Tax Regime

FG, States, LGs Share N404bn

ACN Faults Jonathan’s Statement On Presidential Election

Abuja Collapsed Building Death Toll Hits 23

Why ‘Heart Of Nigeria’ Project Failed - Akunyili

MAPOLY Lecturers Plan 10-day Strike

Ekiti Teaching Hospital Gets Haemodialysis Centre

Akingbola To Remain In Custody till Aug. 23

Edo Govt releases N400m for payment of retired LG workers’ pension arrears

Deji:Kingmaker Recants, says ‘We Voted For Adesida’• As New Monarch Gets Staff Of Office

Rep, House of Assembly Member, 5 Others For Ataoja’s Stool

Sss Foils Plot To Kill Gov

Atiku Not Yet Our Member - PDP •I’m Entitled To Waiver – Atiku

Fallout Of Zoning: North Regroups To Recapture Power •Pushes For Consensus Candidacy

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Eagles’ job: Siasia confirms talks with NFF

Why Eagles lost to Korea - Eguavoen

Santos threatens Chelsea with FIFA action •Over Neymar approach

I won’t retire from England duty -Beckham

Federer wants 20 Grand Slams

Calcium supplements: Helpful in moderation, harmful in excess

Forensic investigation: Security beefed up at NSE

Reps approve N87.7bn for INEC

PDP NEC reverses dissolution of Ogun exco

Q3 allocation: PPRA refutes allegation of lack of transparency

Again, Lagos doctors begin indefinite strike

Ataoja: 8th day Fidau holds today

I am a card-carrying member of PDP -FCT minister

Dmo to establish offices in 36 states, train debt managers

Kidnapping, threat to national security -IGP

Plateau police command evicts illegal occupants in barracks

Statesman calls for peace in Kebbi

FEC yet to approve YABATECH, others as varsities -Minister

PDP/ANPP clash: Zamfara police ban Yantauri

Cigarette smoking tanker drivers to pay N.1m fine

Daniel congratulates Muslims on Ramadan

EFCC arraigns 3 over N405m shares scam

Group accuses Dakingari, threatens to stop his 2nd term bid

Benin traders protest over Oshimohole’s N15m gesture

Mass failure in NECO, WAEC, JAMB worries NUT•Says Nigeria needs 32,677 more classrooms

Principal, 6 teachers dismissed in Taraba

NURTW crisis: Oyo LG chiefs appoint park managers

Bread prices to go up -Dangote Flour

Tribune Muslim community to discuss falling standard of education

MSSN charges INEC on 2011 elections •Expresses concern over security, education

On Oyo govt’s proscription of NURTW

Zonning: Who is cheating who?

Why President Jonathan should not contest in 2011

The right of neighbours

Kogi State: Between Idris and Audu

Jonathan: A ludicrous strategy

Saudi authorities build giant £500 million clock in Mecca

Corruption ‘ll cripple Nigeria - ads scribe

Adebiyi Adesida is Deji-elect -Ondo govt •Adegoroye has more votes -Kingmakers

2011: Northern senators reject IBB, Atiku

PDP NEC endorses Jonathan for 2011 •Why President ’ll contest election -Nwodo •Opposition has no business discussing PDP’s zoning issue -Jonathan


Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Handball: Nigeria teams hit camp Thursday

FIFA to investigate Korea saga

Carvalho joins Real Madrid

Ningi berates past sports ministers

Eagles' job Amodu roots for Keshi, Eguavoen

Nobody can intimidate me out of sports –Adamu

Reps create setback for 2011 elections •Fail to pass INEC’s N89bn budget

Mass redeployment at NSE •Okereke-Onyiuke alleges political victimisation on alleged fraud

2011: PDP BOT okays Jonathan •You are double agents, Jonathan loyalists blast PDP govs •Afenifere tackles Arewa on zoning

Tragedy in Abuja

el-Rufai explodes, demands probe of N’Assembly members •over jumbo salaries, allowances

Nigeria at 50: Jonathan unveils countdown clock

Bankole stops Reps from fighting Obasanjo

Court reinstates dissolved Abia PDP exco

Cases of blindness due to cataract reduced by half, but...

Why gains on TB control may be reversed

FG, pay attention to security issue

Long-term consumption of chilli pepper reduces blood pressure

Voter register: Before we blow N74bn

Culture of reluctant presidents

Journalists advised on 2011 elections

No federal presence in Yobe —Gaidam’s aide

PenCom drags PHCN to presidency over pension fund

Cholera kills 45 in Borno

Kalu seeks reconciliation with Gov Orji •Defection from PPA not because of 2nd term – Orji

NABTEB inaugurates NDE certification committee

Rivers holds bye-election Saturday

Bauchi PDP disowns FCT minister

2011: Impeachment, no factor in my eligibility – Fayose

RCCG graduates 7,500 pastors from Bible college

Doctors in Oyo govt hospitals, LAUTECH on strike

Tribune is a fore- runner in media professionalism - Advertising agency boss

Jonathan inaugurates 3 new ministers

US commends Nigeria for commitment to air safety

NBA sues NASS over constitution amendment


Fresh voters’ registration, better late than never

Re:Help me, how can I avoid polygamy?


‘IBB should stay out of 2011 elections’

Election petition: Ngige knows fate August 20

North must produce next president Arewa insists •South-South stakeholders woo North over Jonathan •Abrogating aspirants’ rights can cause problem –Marwa

2 feared dead, 12 injured in Lagos auto accident

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

North must produce next president –Arewa insists •South-South stakeholders woo North over Jonathan •Abrogating aspirants’ rights can cause problem –Marwa >>P53

Senate approves N87.72bn for INEC

PDP govs lament over Nwodo at caucus meeting •Blackmail can’t stop PDP reforms, Nwodo tells govs •Govs want online registration discarded

2011: Abrogating aspirants’ rights can cause problem –Marwa

Senate receives Jonathan’s request to borrow $4.4bn

Armed youths attack royal father’s palace in Bayelsa •Cart away artifacts, staff of office

Mobil, NNPC approve N19m for science quiz

FG releases N70bn agric fund

2 feared dead, 12 injured in Lagos auto accidentBriefly

Oceanic sustains profit run, earns N10.2bn PBT in Q2 2010

8 killed in PDP/ANPP clash

Katsina International Polo: Shema commends MTN

Lagerback supports Kaita move

Siasia's Super Eagles’ job deferred

Akinyele, Musa, Kaoje proffer solution to Nigerian football

Everton to offload Aiyegbeni •Eyes Nice star

Celebrating Prof ‘Tunji Adeyokunnu (1935-2009)

CBN’s N500 billion largesse

South Africa 2010: Have we learnt anything?

EFCC and its selective persecution strategy

Jonathan tasks on grass-roots tourism development

Ramadan: NUT, cleric, Saraki admonish Muslims

Kwara to appoint 407 principals, vice principals

Princewill dissociates self from ACN convention scuffle

•Wants Obasanjo’s interventionExco dissolution: Ogun PDP holds protest rally

JAMB to admits 527,000 candidates - Registrar

Hoodlums throw Ibadan into confusion •As NURTW members clash over motor parks

RCCG retires 4 AGOs, ordains 5,600 deacons and deaconesses

I am not a politician - Jobi Fele

al-Mustapha: Prosecution witness’s absent stalls trial

2011: Declare now or we go on sex strike, women tell Jonathan

Clearing agents protest over payment of toll at MMA

LG election: SSS investigates Kwara politicians, groups

Niger blacklists 19 contractors •Bans 19 from public office

Rivers PDP crisis: Govt accuses group

Okota Festival: Exploring tourism in Ondo State


Monday, August 09, 2010

FIBA Africa Zone-III qualifiers: Nigeria storms Togo

Crouch splashes N.4m on teenage prostitute •Demands sex inside taxi •Begs hotel staff to strike his name off record

Kazan gives Martins time to shine

NSC can't defy NFF congress - Maigari

Korea friendly: NFF rejects Ayila's withdrawal

Herbal/Biofuel plants for money (Jatropha Curcas)

Corruption: Between ‘saintly’ legislators and gruffly OBJ

Allow EFCC to work

Nigeria needs more than a leader


Children of Satan are here

How we planned to use co-tenant for rituals

Enjoy your hot chocolate!

As Senate reconvenes for Jega

Legislating for electoral failure

2011: Zoning and imperatives of democratic ethos

How wrong application of eye drops can affect your health

Don asks politicians to emulate Awo’s leadership quality

Legislators more powerful than governors - Gov Aliyu

Deji: Alleged preference causes division among kingmakers

FG urged to establish special welfare package for unemployed graduates

Ataoja: Alao-Akala condoles with Oyinlola

Nigeria ‘ll continue to partner other African countries - Jonathan

Police arrest 2 fake breast cancer patients in Minna

Ramadan: Muslims urged to watch out for new moon

Senate to meet SEC today over Okereke-Onyiuke’s sack

PDP begins online membership registration

Corruption may sink Nigeria, Cardinal Arinze warns

‘Oyo govt’s proscription of NURTW in order’

3,000 directors in federal civil service take competency test re-sit

NNPC reaffirms commitment on gas supply to power plants

Anxiety mounts at motor parks in Ibadan •As Tokyo warns against anarchy

Sambo directs police to change strategy

2010 elections: Zoning not the issue, Nigeria needs competent leader - AYF

Mrs Jonathan wants more women participation in governance

NURTW president backs Alao-Akala on proscription of Oyo council

HID Awolowo condemns child right’s violation

Alao-Akala, others confer with Nwodo•Over rumoured imminent dissolution of Oyo PDP

AC holds convention, changes name to ACN •Dokubo-Asari, Princewill loyalists in free-for-all

I dey kampe, OBJ dispels death rumour

Jega mounts pressure on NASS •To pass INEC budget •Disagreement over profit margin on INEC’s budget

2011: PDP BOT, caucus to dump zoning for Jonathan •Don’t form cabal round me, president warns aides

Start selling something (14) Web Solution


Man Utd wins Community Shield •Beats Chelsea 3-1

ECOWAS Games hold September in Abuja

NFF warns ahead bankers' tourney

Ahead NFF election: Petitions flood electoral committee office •As candidates call for state election first

Beckham plans September return

SuperSport wins Youth Cup

Organisers unveil plans for West Africa Corporate Games

Nigeria for World Championship

Arsenal in 11-goal thriller

Sunday, August 08, 2010

NUC deadline: Osun, Oyo govts meet today •To appoint vice chancellor

NAFDAC seals off yoghurt factory in Kaduna

Chukwumerije, supporters return to PDP

NDLEA arrests tennis player, businessman over drug deals

Don’t politicise post-amnesty programme —FEHN

19 parties to participate in Kwara LG election

Why Nigerians go abroad for medical treatment -Minister

Senior civil servants drag FG, Adoke, others to court over promotion, competency tests

Ekpan oil spill: Chevron must take responsibility —Utuama

Democracy superior to military rule - Mark

’Ogun ready for partnership on health care but...’

Edo, Abia top in human trafficking — naptip•Says child trafficking undermines national dev

2011: Journalists tasked on emergence of credible leaders

Armed Forces, pillar of democracy -Jonathan

Plateau PDP crisis: 2 caretaker committee members resign

Prosecution of kidnappers: We are frustrated, Anambra govt laments

1 died, 20 arrested in Oyo NURTW members’ clash•PDP faction condemns bank on Oyo NURTW activities •Proscription order laughable –Tokyo

Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire want local solutions to Africa’s problems

300 motorcycle accidents recorded in Kabba in 6 months

We’ll ensure smooth take-off of OSUSTECH - Ondo govt

Gov Saraki disowns 3 debtor companies

Adamawa govt battles to avert dissolution of state PDP

PDP woos ANPP with 3 ministerial slots •As FG plans new unity govt

Go away from PDP •Party tells Bayelsa gov •You can’t shove me aside -Sylva •We are not for sale, AC warns Sylva

Trouble looms for banks •Over N500bn infrastructure fund •Sanusi threatens sanctions •10 banks need N1.6trn to survive

Oyo: Reducing unemployment through youth agricultural programme

On Waec’s draconian hike in examination fee

Who will succeed Jonathan in 2019?

‘Tiger’in the legislative chamber

Breast milk or infant formula: Which is the best?


Get your dream wedding cake

CMO registation: 'No cause for alarm' ......As MCSN DG emerges CISAC's boss

Odule ends shooting

FUMAN initiates peace moves

Elemure for London gigs

'Not attaining my educational goal is my only regret'

IBOM DAY UK 2010: Cultural and Economic Summit

Arsenal in Reina raid

Injured Venus out of Cincinnati Open

Kanu's Portsmouth loses as Utaka bags yellow

Mikel returns for Chelsea

Eagles' mafia's wings clipped

Bisola Dejonwo not in a rush

How I escaped death - MC Oluomo

It is sickening to say we appropriate funds for ourselves • Why we want NASS, presidential elections same day • We have instability in the house each time a leader is foisted on us - Senator Ndoma Egba, Deputy Senate Leader

Being a good writer doesn’t make you a journalist - Agboola

Writers on the spot

As prefect, I colluded with my friends to read seized books and...- Dr (Mrs) Saratu Binta Dikko-Audu, Ag Director, NOUN, Kaduna Campus/VP, Northern States Christian Elders’ Forum

Credible elections: How much is too much?

Storm in Jonathan’s home: Will visit stem the tide?

Adieu Funso Muraina

Why Shekarau must be president

Atiku declaration not today -Aide

2011: Jonathan wants maturity campaigns

Oke-Ogun people not for new Oyo State

New Olu of Epe calls for cooperation

N4 billion cocaine: How we arrested cocaine barons, by Giade

Kerosene explosion kills four in Ibadan

We’re being sidelined by Oyo AC-AD, DPA, others

Nothing is moving in Bauchi State, Gadi cries out

Jonathan can’t use Yar’Adua’s ticket —Saidu Barda •Says he was not elected

Anambra PDP members endorse Jonathan for presidency

How Ribadu escaped death

Oyo NURTW in gun duel •As Tokyo takes over

Iwu to Jega: You can upgrade current voters’ register for 2011 elections

2011 presidency: How the North will vote

Dissolution od PDP state ecxos: Nwodo under close watch •Only performing govs will get return ticket, he says

Saturday, August 07, 2010

I Know I Can Beat Wladimir –Haye

FRSC Boss To Fete Safety Strikers

NSC, Zone 1 Organises Vacation Tennis Clinic For Beginners

Football, Now A Serious Business - Lawmaker

Delta FA To Honour Five Falconets

NRA Expels Fraudulent Members

Nsofor's Transfer On Hold

Korea Names Stars Against Eagles

Enyeama Battles Afolabi In Champions League Outing

I Won't Lose In Guinea - Obuh

Don’t Crowd At Accident Scenes, FRSC Warns

289 Road Accidents In 6 Months Claim 53 Deaths In FCT - FRSC

Nwodo In Tricky Terrain

It’s Not True That Govs Are Too Powerful - Gov Saraki

Haa, These Two Actresses

Cold Not Good For Body

Another Actress Suspends Engagement

Premature Ejaculation

Severe Chest Pain

Double Celebrations For The Otedolas

Akeem Shodeinde Reconciles With Estranged Wife

Something New From The Ibru Sisters

‘A Wise Woman Goes The Extra Mile To Sustain Her Home’

2011: Jonathan, his ambition and the zonal interest

2011 Election: Ding-dong Between PDP And AC In Osun

For Me, Marriage Has Been Fun And Wahala -Julius Agwu

Humour Is The Best Stress Buster - Yashere, Award-winning Black British Comedian

Though, I Studied Computer Science, Music Has Always Been My Passion - Wendy

Kajola, New Movie, Premieres In Abuja

Nadia Bouari Visits Nigeria

How P-Square Conquered America

He Doesn’t Want Me Again

Should I Listen To Her?

What Can I Do?

‘Mum Would Have Complained If My Kids Weren’t Well-fed’

nwodo Dissolves Ogun PDP Exco

We’re Yet To Conclude Akingbola’s Interrogation - EFCC

Masari, Yar’Adua Join CPC•••As FCT minister Dumps ANPP

Bankole Distances Self From OBJ/Reps Row

Two Brothers In House Of Assembly Race In Delta

Police Arrest Ex-Inspector For Gun Running

Nigerian Company Makes Breakthrough In Oil Spill Mediation

Ogun, Chinese Province Set Up Business Council

Two Feared Dead In Bauchi Riot

Court Returns Ex-Bank Chiefs’ Passports

Jonathan Appoints New Advisers

Call On Jonathan To Contest Is Pdp’s Problem - Tinubu

Again, Northern Leaders Fail To Agree On Zoning

2011: Atiku Dares Jonathan, Launches Campaign

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Forgive my father’s misdeeds, new Bauchi Emir pleads

Hungarian teen sells her virginity for N50m

Lecturers threaten mass protest in Osun

Strike: Daniel appeals to doctors

Osun appeals to striking lecturers

Shagari laments deteriorating varsity education

FG determined to reduce dependency on oil - Finance Minister

Benin residents besiege church over appearance of Jesus

Oyo NURTW crisis: Court dismisses Eleweomo’s application

OBJ, grandfather of corruption –Reps

Jonathan/Sambo ’ll run on same ticket in 2011 —Abba-Aji

Dokubo-Asari, others vow to stop 2011 elections •Admonish Jonathan to convene sovereign conference before October

Ataoja of Osogbo, Oba Oyewale Matanmi, joins ancestors

Ndigbo blames FG, gov for kidnap

Collusion with contractors may earn civil servants 5 years jail

Presidency: Shekarau declares interest, promises focused leadership

Akingbola still held by EFCC. • His interrogation continues today

OBJ unites Buhari, IBB at Niger gov’s book launch

Onovo commended over police/NSCDC clash in Kano

Deji: 9 shortlisted, as court strikes out deposed monarch’s application

FG to control crude oil theft at terminals

Why former Adamawa speaker resigned

72-yr-old athlete to represent Scotland at Commonwealth Games

Former international players back Odegbami, Chukwu, Okocha •Ahead NFF election

Air Nigeria splashes N20m on Falconets

Odemwingie confirmed for Korea friendly

FIFA can't succeed without govt's support –Ekeji

Make provision for eternity, Muslims urged

Nigeria at 50: Cleric bemoans state of the nation

Of government and corruption

Ibrahim Shekarau: A catalyst for growth

Moon sighting and Ramadan

Ekiti: Now that AC spin doctors are back


COMPETENCY ASSESSMENT TEST: Labour vows to paralyse civil service

PDP govs dare Nwodo •On reduction of delegates •Plan mass defection to Buhari’s party

Trading halted at NSE •Ikazoboh named interim administrator •Okereke-Onyiuke considers legal action •Why we moved against NSE - SEC •I had planned to resign - Dangote

The Jega juggernaut

Ayefele, worthy of national award

Fasting in glorious month of Ramadan

Coping with health hazards of rainy season

NSE CRISIS: FG sacks Okereke-Onyiuke, suspends Dangote •To probe allegation of financial mismanagement

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Baggio returns to football

Sudan FA begs FIFA ahead Aug. 15 deadline

Gatlin wins comeback race

Kaita rejects offer from Greece •Aftermath of W/Cup red card

Lagerback was overpaid - Amokachi

Experts explain reasons for meningitis in children

Oral health missing in FG’s policy on child health —Expert

Arewa forum: Immortalise S. B. Awoniyi

South-West, go for purposeful, visionary leaders

Please, which of these two men should I marry!

Nigeria at 50: NUJ to honour HID Awolowo, others

IBB inaugurates campaign headquarters in Minna•Urges supporters to await PDP, INEC guidelines

TCF partners ORBIS International to cure blindness among Nigerian children

Girl, 18, sues CROSIEC over August 28 LG polls

Teachers’ strike: Oyo NUT calls for prayers

Only credible candidates ‘ll emerge in PDP primaries - Amaechi

Govt faults Ogun Assembly’s indefinite suspension of plenary

Option A4 is difficult for INEC to adopt -Commissioner

Ota bridge: Ogun PDP elders demand apology from Bankole

Lack of political will, framework hinder common currency - ECOWAS

End strike now, ASUU tells South-East governors

Cocaine Scam: Enugu Assembly seeks information on 6 members’ involvement •Member loses wife in autocrash

Police dismiss 2 for alleged car snatching

Ogun faults NARD’s allegation of mass resignation at OOUTH •As NMA begins indefinite strike Monday

Sick banks: Buyers await AMCON take-off

Nwodo dissolves Abia Pdp exco•Preparatory to Gov. Orji’s return

Police arrest Plateau monarch, youth leader over possession of arms, ammunition

Rift with IBB, a hack story –Atiku

Union Bank shareholders vs directors Court fixes judgment for Oct 22

Ajumogobia parleys with Clinton over proposed Obama’s visit to Nigeria

Jonathan presidency, part of amnesty programme - Akpabio

50 years of farm settlements: South-West farmers praise Awo •Say agric sector needs healing from sickness

EFCC detains Akingbola •Why ex-bank boss returned to Nigeria

Boycott test, face sack, FG tells directors

AHEAD OF 2011 ELECTIONS: Fear of kidnappers grips S/East politicians •Many run into hiding

Attention, M.J.M Company

Why men need more meat, proteinous foods than women -Expert

Onovo’s albatross

N/Assembly and creation of new states

Drugging children, subtle form of child abuse?


Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Anderson thanks fans after car crash

Akinsola: NFF needs intelligence unit

It 'll be tough in Guinea —Obuh

Kanu set for new Portsmouth deal

Korea friendly: I'm disappointed —Eguavoen

Oyo, Osun, Ondo set for SoNigeria Games

Kalou: Money won't buy Man City Premiership title

Serena, Djokovic for Hopman Cup

'Wenger wanted to join Barcelona'

Sagna: We must win something for Wenger

Plight of CBN pensioners

Electoral reform: Students should stand up by what is right

Jonathan can be great

A quick look at some common fallacies

Tanzania, Africa’s finest safari destination

NTDC boss commends Servicom on service delivery •Partners NCC on copyright laws

Want to lose weight? Eat less meat


Cleric queries Nigerian elections

ICPC investigates Imo govt’s alleged deduction from LG funds

My achievements in Kano ’ll give me presidency —Shekarau

Jonathan receives 3 new ambassadors

Bond: Protesters storm Ogun Assembly with eggs, fetish objects

Delta govt staggers payment of teachers’ 7-month salary arrears

Strike: NANS vows to mobilise students for protests

Katsina, Jigawa, others must assist Niger Republic —Ambassador •Praises Kebbi govt

FG urged to utilise NBC’s unspent N600m on border communities

2011: Oni charges INEC on credible elections

Orji shortlists 2 as Abia dep gov

No new voter register, no LG election in C/River —AC

Why oil wells were ceded to A/Ibom, Abia, Bayelsa —Amaechi

You can’t vote in January — Jega tells Nigerians in Diaspora

Thugs on the rampage in Adamawa•Over new leadership of Assembly

Why energy crisis ‘ll linger in Nigeria –ECN boss

Akingbola, ex-Intercontinental Bank boss returns to Nigeria

Cocaine: NDLEA places Tin Can port on red alert

Nigerian student killed in US

General foils kidnap attempt, kills abductor

Oyo NURTW crisis: Tokyo wants CP, Eleweomo committed to prison•As faction protests in Ibadan

Voter register: NASS to hold session over INEC’s N74bn request

Directors reject Head of Service’s assessment test •Say, test is unconstitutional •There is no going back –Oronsaye

ALLEGED N11BN MISMANAGED FUND Probe Okereke-Onyiuke now •Shareholders urge EFCC •Senate wades into crisis

IBB, Atiku’s alliance crumbles over 2011 presidential ticket

NURTW crisis: Police beef up security motor parks • PDP chieftain berates police

I’m contesting in 2011, Atiku tells Jonathan •I wish you well –President •Jonathan delays declaration for further consultations

Monday, August 02, 2010

I’m contesting in 2011, Atiku tells Jonathan •I wish you well –President •Ex VP’s group takes over Adamawa Assembly –P53 •Jonathan delays declaration for further consultations

Bio challenges athletes to repeat feat in Delhi

Fashola to launch Corporate Games

Blackburn targets Utaka

NSC bails out NFF on Falconets' hotel bills

Mikel opts out of Korea friendly

Armed robbery: How the Nigeria Police got it wrong

Are graduates truly half-baked?

Voters’ register as foundation

Man arrested with 4 human heads, heart

2011: Must be for Nigeria’s first 11

Degree/HND parity: Oronsaye’s recipe


Court orders EFCC, SSS to release Atuche’s passport

Kogi NLC gives govt 7-day ultimatum•To refund deduction from July salary

NIMASA, NACDMB collaborate on implementation of Local Content Act

Imo police arrest kidnappers, rescue 5-year-old boy

Terrorism: FG charges Immigration Service on border security

Fresh PDP congress, a ploy for another crisis —Plateau govt

2011: Gbemi Saraki must contest or we walk naked•Female group threatens

Resolve zoning crisis now, Aliyu tells PDP

NARD decries exodus of doctors at OOUTH

35-yr-old man kills, hangs mum

Stop discriminating against poly graduates, govt advised

Lifting of petroleum products resume at Benin depot•After 4 years break

Voters’ registration: N72bn is too high —Ekweremadu

Jos crisis: Jang refused to learn from my mistakes —Dariye

10 corps members win CBN, state awards in Osun

NUPENG suspends lifting of fuel to Abuja over bad roads

AC forms merger, becomes ACN Monday

Nigeria not poor –Economic Confidential report

Atiku group takes over Adamawa legislature

Make special case for Jonathan, Jemibewon tells PDP

Dangote alleges mismanagement of N11bn at stock exchange •It’s not true —NSE

Abia dep gov impeached

1 killed as gunmen attack Bayelsa Speaker’s house

Herbal plant for your backyard (Growing lemon grass 2)

Jonathan, listen to the voice of wisdom

Forged documents land man in trouble •2 arrested for exporting ‘sand’

It’s in the tool box

Why mothers should not wean babies from breast early

Start selling something (13) Referral program

Sunday, August 01, 2010

‘Only God can stop me from going back to Senate’

S/East loses N200bn for being 1 state short • Rep alleges

Ota Bridge saga: Reps summon Works Minister •Allege breach of national security over ill treatment of Speaker

2011: PDP may ban ex-govs over EFCC trials

Sambo takes over Jonathan’s campaign for 2011 •IBB, Atiku, others meet over Jonathan

Gov’s aide hides N300m in septic tank •Money carted away by gunmen •It’s a private affair -Govt

National Assembly endorses disengagement of 71 NDLEA officers

LAUTECH: Ooni meets with Alao-Akala, Oyinlola

Ondo rerun election: LP candidate declared winner•Ondo govt, PDP disagree on result

... As resident doctors lament poor patronage

‘New state may emerge October’

NLC charges Oyo govt over teachers’ strike

FG appoints Uzoma as new Immigration boss

New CEOs assume duties in Zenith, UBA, Skye Bank today

2011 Presidency: IBB won’t be forced out of PDP -Aliyu

NURTW crisis: Eleweomo dares Tokyo

Steady Power: Fg to sign new power purchase agreement

Abia gov shops for new deputy

Delta South PDP endorses Omo-Agege, urges Jonathan to contest

NBA yet to decide on zoning -Daudu

NDLEA nabs 6 over drugs

106 Ondo ex-militants join colleagues for post-amnesty training

Kwara teachers enjoy 47% salary increment - SUBEB

FG wants Total to build refineries in Nigeria

Anambra PDP loses lawmaker, 15,000 others to APGA

ISL, Doregos win school b/ball tourney

NSC Zone 1 honours Nelson

...As TomTom rewards girls with $11,500

Bio congratulates team

Gallant Falconets lose 0-2 to Germany

Plea to Oyo teachers

Between Gov Orji and his predecesso

Kidney Centre:A better ‘Nigeria at 50’ gift

Ohakim’s theory

The Jabulani, our vuvuzela

Vehicles provide protection against spinal cord injury, but…