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Tribune News Archive for December 2011Rss

Friday, December 30, 2011

Oyo Govt Targets N30bn IGR

Crime Rate Drops In Kwara

FG Proposes N4.4bn For NAPEP

Boko Haram: Lawmaker Wants Better Handling

Glo Donates N22m To 40 Nigerian Orphanges At Xmas

Murder Convicts: PDP, ACN Exchange Words Over Aregbesola’s Pardon

Why We Reviewed Our Worship Hours -Minna Catholic Bishop

Syrian Protest Leaves 32 Dead

Oyo Muslim Pilgrims’ Welfare Board Vice-Chair Sacked

NDLEA Intercepts N100m Worth Of Narcotics

ASUU Begins Anti-Oil Subsidy Removal Rally In Ibadan

Sapele Bomb Blast Not A Reprisal -Minister

Maritime Sector Backs Proposed Oil Subsidy Removal

Boko Haram: Again, Jonathan Meets With Security Chiefs

Boko Haram: Police, Church Leaders Take Security Measures •Police Deploy 7000 Men In Niger

Quack Health-Care Worker Infects Four Children With HIV/AIDS

We’ll Fight Boko- Haram Menace –Jonathan

Again, Boko Haram Bombs Mosque •4 Dead, Thousands Flee Homes •Threatens More Attacks Jan •Panic Spreads As More Churches Tighten Security


Thursday, December 29, 2011

Glo urges NFF to re-package Nigerian football

Immortalise Sunday Bada •Obajimi tells Kogi Govt

Akuneto guns for Flying Eagles job

Rwanda: Keshi increases home-based quota to 8

Residents decry nation’s high rate of insecurity

NURTW distances self from Agbor crisis

Ese-Odo LG donates N10m empowerment materials to youth, women groups

Oyo youths charged on community development

Rep plans to distribute poverty alleviation materials

Transporters urged not to raise fare

MTN partners Bayelsa, donates 450 wheelchairs to the disabled

Association donates classrooms to school

Traditional ruler charges wealthy Nigerians on communal development

MUSWEN warns religious leaders about utterances

Leadership, governance style crucial to solving insecurity -Sultan

In memory of Alhaji Sikiru Ayinde Barrister

Medical laboratory science practice in Nigeria and matters arising

Jonathan, choose referendum

Something will snap

Islam and the concept of ‘Ibaadah’ (worship or adoration)

Lessons from Ekiti Central II rerun

The making of a people’s budget

Homosexuality: The Islamic viewpoint

Jaundiced? Putting your baby in sunlight may not help

Gunmen disrupt street carnival

S’Court ruling: Ekweremadu urges support for Jonathan

Jigawa govt releases N545m to tertiary institutions

PDP congresses ’ll show genuineness of Oyo chapter’s reconciliation -Lawmaker

Niger partners NURTW on procurement of vehicles for members

Journalists seek compensation for bomb victims

Retired naval officer kidnapped in Okitipupa

Bomb blast: Niger govt says 4 churches involved

Rice: Nigeria must be self-sufficient in 4 years -FG

Fashola solicits support for fallen heroes

Igbo group endorses Uwazuruike as Ojukwu’s successor

Hundreds of Oyo PDP members defect to Accord Party

2012: Oyo govt targets N30bn IGR

LG renames Apapa Park Lane after Awo’s daughter

Royal fathers laud senator over free Father Xmas show

Ajimobi pledges special attention to the physically challenged

Former ACN councillor killed by stray bullet

Ondo Assembly asks Senate to declare senatorial seat vacant

‘FG yet to decide on same-sex marriage’

Debunk no-fuel-subsidy claim with facts/figures or apologise to Nigerians, ACN tells FG

Robbers kill 3 in Port Harcourt

Oyo pilgrims’ welfare board members in bloody clash •Board chairman beaten to unconscious

Jonathan meets service chiefs

Explosion rocks Gombe •15 injured •Security agents storm Sapele •8 hospitalised as herdsmen, farmers clash in Borno

BOKO HARAM: Christians may shun New Year’s Eve service •...In Lagos, Yobe, Borno, Abuja, others •Security beefed up in churches •Britain condemns bombings

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Gov Ahmed for Maigida's Cup

Abdulahi, Fashola for Olympics countdown

Okonkwo on trials at Aston Villa

3SC has not appointed Alphonsus Dike -Adepoju

Charcoal sellers in Jos record boom in business

Group calls for reconstruction of Ilorin-Jebba-Mokwa road

Roni LG distributes 120 water pumps to farmers

Kwara gov’s aide gives educational empowerment grant

Community leader tasks oil firms on development

Fire destroys Gamboru market, Maiduguri

Ondo spent N10bn on inherited road projects -OSOPADEC

Association urges passages of bill on traditional medicine

Kwara distributes N9 million to disaster victims

Alawe stool: ‘No ruling house was excluded in selection’

Pfizer inaugurates e-pharmacy at LUTH

Poor funding mars health insurance scheme

Morinda lucida shouldn’t consumed for more than three weeks -Study

Gay marriage and its dramatic, religious colouration

2012: Let us pray

I’ll never pray for a blue Xmas again!(2)

Why having a best friend is good for you


FG inaugurates committee to facilitate aluminium production

Christmas: Jos residents laud security arrangement

N/Delta amnesty beneficiaries arrive in Poland

FG expands capacity of 3 rice mills

Baraje gives reason for Sylva’s disqualification •Put your house in order, Ebri tells Jonathan

Oshiomhole declares for second term

Vision 2020:20: Nigeria needs transformational leadership —Akpabio

Abuja: Muslim community visits bomb blast victims

It is time for reconciliation, group tells Buhari

Jonathan reaffirms his mandate —Tambuwal

Group lauds S/Court, urges Buhari to work with Jonathan

Tribune MD attributes success to God •As cleric declares total liberation for company, workers

Boko Haram: Jonathan urged to recall experts

Crises shoot up house rents in Jos South LGA

Boko Haram: Constitute mediating committee now, OPC leader tells Jonathan

Saleh blames Nigerian engineers for failing industries

Why we are still on strike — ASUU

Fawehinmi’s wife warns against oil subsidy removal

2015: We’ll reclaim South-West states —PDP national vice chairman

Zamfara presents 3-year budget

96 people affected in Madalla bomb blast, 34 confirmed dead – FG

S/Court upholds Jonathan’s victory •Let’s build a united Nigeria together -President tells Buhari, others •Buhari condemns verdict

Boko Haram displaces 90,000 in Damaturu •Jonathan meets CAN leaders, promises to tackle terrorism •Christian leaders convene conference on security •Fight against terrorism: We stand behind Nigeria -EU

Islamic school bombed in Sapele •10 pupils injured •Couple, baby killed in Jos •2 policemen killed in Warri

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Kaita hopes for Super Eagles' return

NANF threatens fresh battle

Amuneke unhappy with pay package rumour

Eagles remain in camp until Jan 17

Africa Tourism Development Services promotes Africa at Orlando Attraction Trade Fair

Edem Duke: Of tax evasion and hatchet jobs

Lafia Hotel, Apata, Ibadan,Oyo State beckons•It is funfair time

The making of 9,999 - the largest choristers in the world

‘Welfare of my people, my priority’

Kibiya LG plans to rehabilitate boreholes

Kazaure LG partners senator to train 500 women

Jigawa records 2 new polio cases

SPDC spends N3.9bn on community projects in Bayelsa

gboho residents want Igbo-Oba turned to tourist centre

Commissioner seeks protection for NDDC projects

Zumbul community calls for LG’s intervention on road, water supply

Committee to relocate traders around Ilorin Central Mosque

OYSG's rehabilitation of old Ife road

Calling NASSU’s attention

Ajibike: My father, my friend, my fan

Nigerian prophets as fraudsters

How to ensure sickle cell disease does not separate lovers


‘Issuance of new driver licence, vehicle number plates illegal’

FG set to upgrade ATBUTH

Bombing attacks: Emir advocates restoration of values

Insecurity: Army deployed in Kogi

Reshape the economy before embarking on removal of fuel subsidy, Jonathan told

Xmas day blasts: CIDAI challenges Sultan, northern leaders

2012: Lagos govt to boost food production

Azazi rules out changes in leadership of security agencies

Xmas Day bombing an affront on God –TUC

Govt to use dams for power generation —Minister

Xmas day bombing negates Islamic doctrine -Aregbesola

Atiku saddened by Christmas day violence

Support Jonathan's war against insecurity, Nigerians told

NDLEA places Malaysia-bound flights on red alert •As arrests on the route increased from 2 in 2010 to 21 in 2011

Boko Haram: Christians may be forced to take up arms —Agoro

Madalla bombing: Evil days lie ahead if… –Mimiko

Cult clashes claim 3 lives in Makurdi •1 killed as farmers, herdsmen clash in Adamawa

Bank consolidation: Disengaged bankers demand N9.8 bn

Madalla explosion: 26 persons died —NEMA

We remain opposed to fuel subsidy removal —ACN

Mark to Boko Haram: Make your grievances known

CIBN expels Cecilia Ibru, former Oceanic Bank CEO

Presidential election: S/Court decides CPC’s appeal today

Boko Haram: Don’t look for foreign support -Ex-US envoy tells Nigeria

No war between Muslims, Christians -Sultan •Christians should defend themselves -CAN •NSA warns against reprisals •Go after Boko Haram sponsors now -Niger gov tells Jonathan

When Gov Akpabio raised 9,999 voices to praise the Lord

LCDA plans jetty for Badagry, Mile 2, CMS waterways

Issues on Lekki-Epe toll fee

Institutionalising the Hijrah calendar: Muslims on call (II)

The permissible feasts in Islam (II)


Monday, December 26, 2011

Yuletide patrol: FRSC arrests 600 traffic offenders

Dream Team star dumps Nigeria for Sudan

Idoko dedicates award to God, Mimiko

Dike linked with 3SC job

Keshi reserves 5 slots for home-based Eagles

WaterAid to improve access to water for 150,000 Nigerians in 2012

Drug abuse prevalent in grassroots, say patents medicine dealers

Ubulu communities decry power outage for 3 years

Enugu residents cry out over indiscriminate arrests

NGO donates block of classrooms to Kaisuwa Dole community

Emir of Daura counsels community against violent protect

Gbaramatu: Group warns oil firm against divide and rule

Group lauds Deji’s appointment as Ondo Obas’chairman

Tasks force locks up illegal medicine stores in Obalende

We scoop water from broken pipes - Ososami residents

From 20 chicks to 7 million turkeys

Consequences of nonchallance

Open letter to Senator Adeyemi

When will Amaechi take over Oyigbo road?

Emmanuel musings — 2

Reps committee acknowledges multiple taxation, insecurity as hindrances to telecoms growth

UI at 63: Prospects and challenges

Between Mimiko and the predators

Holiday parties: Spread cheer, stay free of food borne illness


Keep faith with the nation, PDP charges Nigerians

Insecurity: CNPP issues Jonathan 30-day ultimatum

Presidency persecuting perceived political enemies of Jonathan - Huriwa

Senator condemns Xmas day bombing in Suleja

Mutilated bodies of bomb victims for mass burial

Fuel subsidy removal: Aregbesola urges Nigerians not to contemplate military rule

Change, key to national development - Fashola

3,000 housing project: NASS staff want Mark, Tambuwal to resolve delay

I won’t criticise Ajimobi - Alao-Akala

Ogun PDP: Kashamu condemns appointment of transition committee

Gunmen attack Kogi lawmaker’s house

GIABA calls for regional framework for criminal asset recovery

Senate president condemns Xmas day blasts

Cost of airfare prevents some Nigerian intending travellers for Christmas

Canadian Islamic group condemns Nigerian bombings

Perpetrators have no respect for human lives - Ogoni professionals

NANS condemns attack on churches

Tackle insecurity before removal of fuel subsidy - CAN

Naira records stability over low remittances

Christmas Day bombings: Nigerians react ...

Madala: FG offers free education to orphans

Xmas Day blasts: FG changes tactics to deal with Boko Haram

GAY MARRIAGE: We can’t be intimidated - FG tells US, others

Arsonists burn Christians’ shops in Yobe •Residents flee Damaturu, Potiskum •Security beefed up in Abuja

Boko Haram: Fears of more attacks on churches •As UN, AU, France, NLC condemn Suleja bombing •Tension in Jos over arrest of suspected bomber

Mare Festival 2011: Beyond the razzmatazz

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Boko Haram: 7 police officers killed, 3 Churches burnt•As security intensifies patrol in Borno, Yobe

This is just the first step - Yaya Toure

I ’ll expose Blatter

Lagos Gov boxing tourney holds

Nothing to celebrate in 2011 —Iloh

Tales of my gay toasters

Be happy, be merry

Teriba’s ‘Mighty God’ for launch

More cracks in Kennis music

Denrele wins award

Primate Ayodele showers less privileged with Xmas gifts

Malaysian boys paint Lagos red

Top Nigerians storm Chris Ogunbanjo’s 88th birthday party

1999-2010: Artistes pick most fun-filled Christmas

Ololude launches debut album

Eric out with ‘Number One’ video

Olamide, Sultan, Eedris, Goldie, SSP rock Havana •10,738 pilgrims impress MTN, KFC

That Obasanjo’s bombshell on the economy

Bonds of controversies

The problem with Tinapa -Imoke

Mind your Language!!! Dutch magazine ‘ Jackie’ calls Rihanna a Nigger Bitch with ghetto ass. Editor-in-chief offers the most unapologetic apology

I don’t pray to God to live - Apostle Bimpe

7 polio cases discovered as Jigawa reiterates commitment to eradication

Family of six dies in motor accident along Dutse-Kano road

Christmas: Zamfara gov donates N3m, cows, bags of rice to CAN

Abdumutallab planning appeal in US terror case, says FG lawyer

Nigeria returns to space, launches NigComSat 1R

Aregbesola, specially annointed - Adeboye

Corper falls victim of robbery on okada

Global fight against extremism, not against Islam - Sultan of Sokoto

Senator Adeyemi petitions IGP over Kogi robbery attacks

Why police salary is delayed —IGP

Boko Haram: 7 police officers killed, 3 hurches burnt•As security intensifies patrol in Borno, Yobe

Oyo PDP reconciles as Folarin, Adeojo, Oyelese, Arapaja meet

Amosun, Amaechi, Soyinka stranded on Lagos/Ibadan road gridlock

We have not endorsed fuel subsidy removal - Reps

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Ex-Shooting Stars, Dauda Adepoju, Is Dead

Taye Taiwo For Milan Exit

Ahmed Musa Regrets Missing Glo CAF Awards

My Award, Wake-up Call For Nigeria -Nkwocha •Hayatou Hails Globacom

Dolphins Releases Mutiu Adegoke, 14 Others

Friday, December 23, 2011

A Christmas Gift Best Ever, For Queen Elizabeth II

I Feel Tired And Dizzy

Is This Gonorrhoea?

Pain In My Breast

My Poor Sex Life

Harmattan: Commercial Motorcyclists Lament Low Patronage

Yoruba Leader Cautions Non-indigenes At Xmas, New Year

‘Multiple Births’ll Cause Population Explosion’

Group Commends Ajimobi On Civil Servants’ Welfare

Prices Of Chickens, Turkeys, Kerosene Increase Up In Ibadan As Xmas Approaches

Chris Aire Moves To Abuja

Bola Kalejaye Celebrates @ 50

Terry Waya Resurfaces

Chiemeka, Nigerian Kid Who Went To Live With US-Based Uncle Becomes JKC Scholar

How Can I Make Her Serious?

Orphans At Christmas

Insecurity: We’ve Given Too Much Attention To Demonic Group —Labaran Maku

‘I’ll Never Leave ANPP’

Ajimobi Grants 10 Prisoners Amnesty

Fayemi Shakes Up Cabinet

Ahead Christmas, Gridlocks, Frustration Hit Commuters

Police Compensate Families Of Dead, Injured Officers

Oyo Lawmaker Distributes Food To Widows

Ajimobi Inaugurates ICT Centre

Glo, Aregbesola Recommend Exercise For Sound Health

Ige: Cleric Warns Against Do-or-die Politics

Ekwunife Not Sacked By Appeal Court –APGA

Crisis Rocks Ogun PDP

Court Of Appeal Orders Retrial Of Borno Gov Petiton

Dosunmu Attacks Fashola Over Lekki-Epe Toll

‘Fuel Subsidy Removal May Not Be The Last Unless...’

CPC Raises The Alarm Over Plot To Scuttle Democratic Process

FG Spent $1.78 billion On Refineries In 12 Yrs

Soldiers Kill 50 Boko Haram Members •3 Soldiers, ACP Die, 7 Others Injured

Plot To Bomb Jos At Xmas: Residents Flee To Neighbouring Towns, Villages

2012 Predictions: Violent Revolution Imminent -Olabayo •All Will Be Well In Oyo -Adeboye

Nigeria Is Not Broke - Jonathan

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Borno governorship tussle: Goni, Shettima know fate today

Multiple bomb blasts rock Yobe, Borno •Boko Haram, police clash in Damaturu

FG appeals to Nigerians •As labour, civil societies express distrust •Subsidy removal will curb corruption in NNPC - Okonjo-Iweala

Ololade wins ITC’s Ayo title

Unveiling of Olympics clock countdown holds Dec 31

London 2012: NOC, First Bank seal partnership

Keshi bans earrings in Eagles

Kwara House directs LG to develop Olukotun village

Group seeks establishment of higher institution in Iseyin

LG vocational centre graduates 3,000 trainees

Yuletide: Traders in Enugu woo customers with gifts, discounts

Ilupeju-Ekiti decries crime wave, calls for more police presence

House of Reps Committee decries neglect of national planning

Emir orders parents to embrace immunisation

Lawmaker provides free eye treatment for 1,500

Okeigbo: Court okays family’s right to challenge Oba’s installation

‘Cement factory ‘ll transform Ibese community’

Vanishing era of greetings cards

Adieu! Alex Urueme Ibru

What really is a sin?


Dangerous doctors

Is Christ in your Christmas?

Security: A socio-political harmattan

A decade after Bola Ige

How best to enjoy old age


Robbers kill 1, 3 others die in auto crash in Okene

Robbers kill 55-year-old business woman in Nasarawa

Assembly jacks up Delta State budget by N40bn

‘Breakdown of law, order in Kogi imminent, unless...’

2012: Education takes priority as Fayemi presents N98bn budget

Oyo council poll may hold in March 2012

AA appoints Otegbeye as acting national chairman

INEC recruits 11,000 ad hoc staff for Adamawa governorship election

Kwara 2012 budget: Education, human capital dev still our focus —Gov

Ajimobi, Aregbesola want renewed strategies for respositioning Yoruba race

Mimiko gives N250m loan to traders

No comfort zone for robbers in Ogun —Amosun

Shelve proposed oil subsidy removal, Jonathan advised

Minimum wage jacks up Benue 2012 budget by N42bn

BPE probe report: EFCC urged to prosecute suspects

‘62 reporters killed worldwide in 2011’

Health workers’ strike grounds medical services nationwide

Senate orders Shell to halt oil spill

We must make sacrifices to transform Nigeria —FG

Mimiko bags NUJ’s Governor of the Year award

Pastor Adeboye in Ibadan today

APGA raises 14-man committee for Ojukwu’s burial

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Glo-CAF Awards: Keita, Ayew, Yaya Toure vie for Africa’s best title

Taye Taiwo wins coach's confidence

NPL season ends July 15

NFF warns coaches against media outbursts

We’ll complete all abandoned housing projects soon - Ogun govt

NGO builds cottage hospital at Ipe-Akoko

NGO disburses N27m soft loans

Fayemi calls for unity among Isan-Ekiti indigenes

Edo: Ugie Oba festival to get international boost

Nembe youths task govt, NGOs on skills acquisition centres

Alapomu harps on self-help projects for community development

PDP leaders rally communities for House of Reps rerun election

Ogun govt warns cocoa farmers against use of banned pesticides, herbicides

Oil-producing communities charged on environmental protection

UCH CMD charges road users

Expert links tobacco use to cancers of the mouth

Herbs for wound treatment, common — Survey

Ringim’s red card

I’ll never pray for a blue Xmas again!

Why hemorrhoids should not be ignored during pregnancy

Reflections on an affectionate father

2 policemen shot as robbers invade bank in Ekiti

Ondo govt to empower artisans, traders with N600m

Self-examination can reduce breast cancer —Expert

As Benue CP promises security for residents

There can’t be true reconciliation except... — Oyo PDP leader

Slain ex-lawmaker’s wife laments murderers’ release

Yuguda presents N132.547bn 2012 budget to Bauchi assembly

FG to commence 48 hours cargo clearance

Subsidy removal: Lawmaker attributes controversy to lack of trust

SPDC expends N3.911bn on host communities in Bayelsa

Youths protest against Kogi gov election

AIG reads riot act to CPs, commanders

44m Nigerians can’t read —Group

FG warns communities against vandalism of electricity projects

Reduce LASU fees, Jakande urges Fashola

FCT minister orders restoration of land to Kano

Court orders Kogi govt to fix date for council polls

Tourism minister’s hotel sealed over tax evasion

Jimoh Ibrahim appointed envoy of Sao Tome and Principe in Nigeria

Nigeria’s oil earnings drop as Shell shuts down Bonga field

Ebonyi House removes Speaker

We’ll revisit case against Bola Ige’s killers —Oyo, Osun govts

How we’ll tackle Boko Haram -Army Chief of Staff

60% pass English, Maths •As WAEC releases 2011 GCE results

FG, labour disagree on fuel subsidy •Presidency’s statistics faulty -Labour •Present your own -FG •Pro-subsidy removal rally held in Abuja

‘How to ensure effective health care system’

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Sportswriters tasked on objectivity

Mark, Kingibe, Umoh shine at President Cup

NOC launches website

We'll not be blackmailed by Coaches wage demand — NFF

Bamfort repackages for excellent services

Preparation for Iwude Festival hots up

Mare Festival 2011Beyond the razzmatazz

Udenu LG boss woos Chime on road construction

Warri South spends N20m on empowerment

Ebonyi compensates 2 communities over land acquisition

Group treats 5,588 patients in Kogi

Oluyole LG organises revenue stakeholders’ consultative forum

Kwara gov’s wife distributes empowerment items to widows, handicapped, others

Kano NUJ elects new exco

FRSC warns against reckless driving in Ibadan at Xmas

Ondo govt opens Isinkan market in Akure

LAMATA, LASEPA set to tackle vehicle emission in Lagos

Governor Ajimobi, set up industries

SOS, Minister of Education

ASUU strike and governance of deception

Conflicting judgments and election petitions

A country of traitors?

Weight loss, best way to beat osteoarthritis


FG declares Monday, Tuesday as public holiday

Reps task NOSDRA on oil spill management

FG challenges NERDC on implementation of new secondary school curriculum

Election rigging: Edo PDP gov aspirant faults Oshiomhole

‘Nigerians should individually address security challenges’

Obanikoro battles ACN, LASIEC at tribunal

Nigerian arrested, charged for smuggling 4kgs of cocaine to UK

A\Ibom govt empowers women farmers with N2bn

NTDC boss expresses concern over Jos crisis

Politics not a moneymaking venture —Gov Aliyu

Fuel subsidy: ‘2012 ’ll be tough for Nigerians if FG maintains stance’

Group tasks NASS to slash N921bn security vote by half

Ajimobi bans okada on expressways, launches tricycles

Ghost workers: Katsina gov vows to punish fraudulent civil servants

Okonjo-Iweala to seal Chinese loan deal for Abuja light rail project

Reps scale up NDDC 2012 budget by N11.5bn

Adeboye, Sambo, Awolowo, others commiserate with Daniel

Ajimobi presents N160.6bn budget for 2012

Kano House Speaker impeached over incompetence

Rivers budgets N427bn for 2012

Senate sacks BPE DG, reverses sale of Transcorp Hilton, Abuja Sheraton

Robbers on the rampage in Kogi •Kill 10, invade 3 banks

Boko Haram plots against Southern churches -CAN cries out •5 killed in fresh Kaduna attack

Again, shareholders hail ANN’s performance, scholarship scheme

DEREGULATION: Jonathan writes Nigerians •Says I’m building Nigeria of the future •Cement importation stops 2012

Monday, December 19, 2011

Eaglets coaches reject N.3m salaries offer

Ajiboye joins 3SC

Eguavoen eyes Enyimba's return

Guinness renews Eagles sponsorship •Udoh gets Eagles call-up •Eagles are unpatriotic Nigerians -Nwosu

Don highlights danger of procuring abortion

Ajimobi at Igbeti, promises even distribution of projects

NAFDAC warns supermarket operators in Enugu

Oba seeks govt’s presence at Igbope

Irepodun LG begins renovation of 22 classrooms

LG promises to rehabilitate Olusanya/Alade Layout roads

Traditional ruler’s stool divides Ayegunle community

Still on oil subsidy removal policy

On Akinjide’s comment

Politicians, remember the masses

For subsidies to be accepted...

Jonathan and police reforms: How far?

Is ingesting medicines with alcohol safe?


Adamawa, Sokoto gov polls: Presidency urges INEC to improve on Kogi election

Chime angry over poor quality of work on federal roads in Enugu

Mimiko procures first water drilling rigs for Ondo

Osogbo High Court orders investigation of Ogiyan of Ejigbo

NUT loses bid to stop ASUSS autonomy

Displaced Tiv indigenes in Anambra petition Suswam

Ekiti’ll return mission schools to original owners - Fayemi

We didn’t make statement on tollgate return in 2012 - FERMA

CAC worldwide: Olusheye retires

Don’t pull down Nigeria over fuel subsidy removal •Oyo CAN chairman counsels Jonathan, govs

2,200 defect to CPC in Adamawa

Imo: Doctors protest over death of kidnapped colleague

Kwara govt presents N91.7bn budget proposal

Pastor docked over N1.6m fraud

EFCC recovers N320m for Germans

Robbers raid hospital in Abeokuta

N984m contract scam: Bankole has a case to answer -Court

Strike: We’re still having talks with ASUU -FG

CBN, banks to save N192bn from cashless economy project

Tribune holds 35th AGM today

Confusion as Appeal Court delivers 2 judgments on Anambra senatorial seat

Jonathan hails launch of NigComSat in China

Bomb blasts in Kaduna, Yobe •Gunmen kill 4 policemen, 2 others in Zamfara •Ndume released on bail

IMF boss asks Jonathan to protect Nigerians •We’re not implementing IMF policy -FG

How we will spend subsidy -FG •To share funds with states, Lgs •FG: N478bn; States: N411bn; LGs N203bn

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Sacked 3SC players protest

Sack NFF Technical Committee now - Tijani Yusuf

NFF appoints Alaiya Super Eagles’ press officer

Jonathan vows to rescue sports

Onitsha school proprietors task parents on quality education

Ondo govt acquires 92 buildings for construction of motor park

Ejigbo councilors commend Fashola over construction of Link Bridge

Grain traders seek participation in agric loan scheme

NDE empowers 530 Kogi youths

Traditional rulers charge Ogun govt on security

Ikeja traders want govt to work on water channels, now

Group empowers Oregun community at yuletide season

Oil firms, community dialogue on alleged neglect

Ifelodun CDA raises N2m for electrification project

Youths and need for self-employment

Revamping our collapsing education system

Breaking the stranglehold of ‘One Man’

Bleeding during pregnancy, any cause for alarm?

Countrywide insecurity

Court vacates arrest order, grants Senator Musa bail

Delta reiterates commitment to job creation

Refineries: Osun lawmaker wants FG to declare state of emergency

Fuel price rises in Delta

Ondo HOS warns civil servants against leaking official secrets

Oil worker killed at police checkpoint in Akwa Ibom

Jakande built Lekki-Epe road without pains ––Obanikoro •ACN leaders have declared war on Lagos

Senators Forum disagrees with Jonathan over capital, recurrent votes

Strike: ASUU debunks allegation of N150m fine from varsities

N110bn for road maintenance: FERMA debunks media report

Ex-militants appeal to Jonathan

‘Resign from Ajimobi’s govt now’

Shortfall in revenue: FG sources N143.6bn from ECA

Lagos PDP sets up 7-man disciplinary committee

FG approves new executive directors for NPA

Jega harps on credible re-scheduled, 2015 elections

Pastor Adeboye in Ibadan Friday

Faulty Egbin power plant restored to capacity

TUC plans mass revolt over subsidy removal •Labels 2012 budget ‘impunity’ •Bakare vows to lead protest against removal of subsidy

Early morning accident kills one in Ibadan

2 killed on Third Mainland Bridge auto accident

Fashola commissions Lekki tollgate •Secures release of arrested protesters •Residents vow to fight on

How security forces foiled attempt to bomb Kaduna bridge •3 arrested over Kaduna blast

Boko Haram confirms 3 members’ death •Threatens to attack Kano •Police debunk rumour to bomb Jos

Oshiomhole supports ‘Comedy Overdose’

Okereke denies rift with Genevieve

Seyi Law to make Lagosians laugh

Togolese duo beaten to pulp For exchanging phone number with female fan •One hospitalised

Satty Rahmon postpones December wedding

Alex Uriesi wins Martini Model Search

About the Big Boys Rendezvous on Opebi

Working for President Obama is very exciting - Femi Soneye

The Kardashians Talentless but entertaining

I've seen it all, said it all, want to leave it all •Says world evangelist who wants to die

For a feisty, savvy holiday

I married as a virgin -Nikky Laoye

‘Top 10 Mics’ tickets selling out

Igbo Presidency: The myth, the reality

Saturday, December 17, 2011

INEC cautions Bayelsa voters

Wamakko wins Sokoto PDP primaries

Oyo ACN lawmaker empowers 400 constituents •Lam Adesina lauds him

On Amosun’s 200-day journey

NPL suspends Akinbobola over ‘provocative statements’

Olympics: Melbourne 1956 to London 2012

Taye Taiwo is an error -Maldini

I want to discuss the present, not D'Banj, Don Jazzy - Skillz

9,999 choristers for Akwa Ibom Xmas Carol

Bafarawa returns to ANPP tomorrow

PDP members decamp to LP in Ese-Odo

Honeywell Group trains 25, advocates human capacity development

5 die in Kogi road accident

‘Desperate search for emirate system caused Jos crisis’

Northern govs to meet on polio

Bayelsa 2012: Choice of my running mate is an outcome of wide consultation -Dickson

Boko Haram gets coordinators in S/West, S/East •Guns for fresh Al-Qaeda license •As 3 sect members die in fresh Maiduguri explosion

FG uncovers destabilisation plot •Groups target opposition senators, Reps •To play up lawmakers’ anger over 50% cut in allowance

1 killed, many injured in Lekki tollgate protests •15 arrested •Protest politically motivated –Lagos govt •Bode George, Gani Adams react

Sand Eagles Maul

AFCON 2012: Essien Dropped From Initial Ghana’s List

Apam Returns After 2 Year-Injury Layoff

Maigari Lambasts Eagles

Can I Get Pregnant?

I Feel Electric Shocks

Will Abstinence Cause Sickness?

Friday, December 16, 2011

Can I Date HIV Positive Woman?

Agege Residents Decry Activities Of Cow Dealers

Enugu Police To Partner Vigilance Groups On Security

Abia Gov Assures Residents Of Crime-free Yuletide

Obinugwu People Call For Removal Of Traditional Ruler

NDE Distributes Equipment Worth N3m To 71 Trainees In Jigawa

Tokunbo Durosaro Savours Motherhood

Wole Oke Goes Back To School

Customs Topshot, Ola Busari Gives Out Daughter

PDP’S Selection Headache In Bayelsa

Why Government Must Resuscitate Mining Industry —Ogili

Nigerian Girl, Onyinye Celebrated In UK Record-Breaking A-Level Results

AAE 2011: Chocolate City Emerges Runner-Up

Ayuba Sighted At Canaanland

My Songs Are Meant To Appreciate African Men —Justina

Re: Should I Quit?

VW Redesigns 2012 Beetle, To Expand Market

TNL Unveils Toyota Fortuner For Nigerian Market

Govt Should Educate Nigerians On Fuel Subsidy —Primate Okoh

NLC, Civil Society Should Appreciate FG’s Position On Oil Subsidy —Babatope

Jonathan Congratulates Buhari

Court Declares Chuba-Okadigbo’s Wife Winner Of Senatorial Seat

FG, States, LGs Share N612b In November

Robbery Scare: Banks Shut Doors In Sango Otta

Bishop Pours Encomium On Justice Ayorinde

ICPC Ag. Chairman Locks Out Staff For Lateness

Ibori’s Case Resumes February

Oyo High Court Goes On Christmas Recess

‘Ajero’s Reign, A Landmark’

Robbers Kill 3 Airforce Men

Jonathan, Ex-Heads Of State, Others Commiserate With Daniel

10 CPC Lawmakers Lose Seats

Kogi Women Protest Wada’s Victory

Strike: No Serious Commitment From FG Yet -ASUU

Court Remands Ndume In Kuje Prison

Lagos Senator Justifies LASU Fee Hike

FG Writes NLC Over Strike, Mass Protest

Fresh Threat In Jos •STF On 24-Hour Surveillance

Deputy IG Dies In Lagos Hotel Room

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Keshi names 30 home-based players for camping

26th ACCM Ikyaator Union Bank

NPUGA:WDU B'ball team disqualified

Kanu, Ladipo for USA boxing convention

Group promises to promote Urhobo’s interest in Delta

Traditional ruler calls for establishment of industry in Hagunmogudu

'FERMA requires N110bn annually to maintain roads'

Agriculture’ll solve unemployment

17 Ondo communities get N73m govt’s support

Ilupeju Day 2011: Apeju charges indigenes on self-help

Lawmaker seeks support for Apomu

Lagos residents commend govt over Fadeyi pedestrian bridge rehabilitation

Omisanjana residents protest poor condition of road

Cleric tasks LG functionaries on fairness

Muslims tasked on charitable deeds, Islamic investments

Religious leaders and nation building

Attention, FG, Oyo State


Pride in perversion

Institutionalising the Hijrah calendar: Muslims on call (1)

Imagining elections without Adedibu

Unemployment: The Oyo solution

The virtues of Allah’s sacred month of Muharram

Surviving after a loved one dies


Climate change threatens human existence – Group

Same sex marriage: FG chasing shadows -Experts

Oyo PDP lawmaker defects to ACN ... Says action is to compensate Ajimobi

Edo: NYSC member, 4 others arrested for alleged kidnapping

Court orders Bauchi govt to pay ex-lawmakers N125.596m severance gratuity

‘Capacity collapse, worst bane of national development’

Benue LG workers to enjoy minimum wage from March 2012

Oyo Central: Election of ACN candidate fraught with frauds —Ilaka •Election most peaceful, fraud-free -Adeseun’s campaign group

Yuletide: FG, Anambra govt decongest Niger bridge

Multinational road contractors behind kerosene scarcity -Minister

7 people trapped as building collapses inside Lagos secretariat

Ogun govt delegation pays condolence visit to Ex-Gov Daniel •Over death of dad

Kaduna budgets N154.33b for 2012

Delta govt gets licence to generate 450 megawatts of electricity

EFCC to review bail granted Lagos Speaker

Jonathan promises to make Nigeria attractive to foreign investor

2012 budget: Reps kick against N921 billion for security

Jonathan launches armed forces emblem

Panel: N11.9bn stolen from LG accounts in Enugu in 8 years

PDP condemns Aregbesola for releasing Olagbaju’s killers

2 killed, 3 injured as another explosion rocks Maiduguri

FG warns NLC against strike, mass protest

Cashless policy We’re being frustrated -CBN

‘NBA president, Akeredolu, Agbakoba refused to sign report on Salami’s reinstatement’

FUEL SUBSIDY REMOVAL: I won’t inflict suffering on Nigerians -Jonathan

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Copa Lagos brings unique spectacle

David Mark mourns Sunday Bada

President Cup: Akakasiaka eyes Glo largesse as pros tee off

3SC places Sakiru Lawal, Alausa, 17 others on transfer

Road expansion: Ogun begins payment of compensation

Uduaghan charges traditional rulers on govt activities

Cocoa farmers elect officers in OndoThe Cocoa

Al-Makura inaugurates diabetics treatment centre

Naval hospital extends HIV/AIDS care to civilians

ARAMED offers free medicare to 150 villagers

NUPENG inaugurates unit in Ado-Ekiti

Iseyin people oppose plans to upgrade Ibadan Poly

Sack of non-Abia workers: Traditional ruler solicits Ohaneze’s intervention

Aregbesola advocates community celebration for development

TB programme receives 1500 HIV testing kits

Doctors charged on medical litigation

On fuel subsidy removal

Leaders, be sincere

Nigeria, where dishonesty thrives

Soya beans milk powder hits Nigerian market

Vinegar, cocoa boost good cholesterol levels

Ojukwu as a metaphor

Re: She abandoned me for several years, now she...

Pregnancy makes women more vulnerable to TB


Amnesty: N/Delta stakeholders pass vote of confidence in Kuku

Budget 2012: Experts fault recurrent expenditure

Employment is our top priority -FG

Ex-Governor Daniel loses dad •Oni condoles with OGD

Motorists in Bauchi groan under fuel scarcity

Delta budgets N383.39bn for 2012 fiscal year

Wole Soyinka’s Centre honours 7 outstanding journalists

Fuel subsidy: Gov aspirant scores Jonathan’s administration low

NYSC member, 3 others win houses in Bayelsa

IGP commends Ondo govt •As Mimiko calls for creation of state police

Power generation drops by 1,080 MW as Egbin shuts down

Fuel Scarcity: Reps move against Petroleum Ministry, others

Fashola opens $97m Ikeja City mall

Let’s work together, Jonathan urges Nigerians

Adamawa PDP gov campaign: Atiku assures of PDP’s total victory

Vessel with decomposing fish consignment seized in Port Harcourt

No going back on PHCN privatisation -N/Assembly

N47.1bn theft: Judges’ conference stalls Akingbola, aide’s trial

44 per cent Nigerians have decayed teeth -Minister

7 die of food poisoning in Ogbomoso

2011 polls: Court dismisses Sawyer’s appeal against Ikuforiji

N922bn security vote: FG battle-ready for fuel subsidy, Boko Haram crises

30 feared dead in Rivers boat accident

NJC cancels emergency meeting on Salami •Members now to meet on Jan 25, 26

2012 BUDGET: Prepare for general strike, mass protest -NLC tells Nigerians

Citti Twelve introduces all-year-pilgrims packages

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Spurs, Lyon after me -Lawal

NFF Warns U-17 girls against age falsification

Almeria threatens court action over Kalu Uche

Copa Lagos Beach Soccer gulps N160m

‘We’ll make Iwude festival tourists’ delight'

year-pilg Citti Twelve introduces all- rims packages

This is my legacy to the nation - Professor Odeyemi

Mare Festival kicks off tomorrow

These ministers, Edem Duke and Stella Oduah are not competent

•First pure organic farm in NigeriaWhere tree seeps blood •Harbours tree that cures mental illness •Contains 150 different species of trees

Birnin Kebbi LG to construct 10km drainages

Cleric warns FG against removal of fuel subsidy

Kebbi gov releases N82m to resettle border communities

Kwara govt moves to rebuild Ohan link bridge

Yuletide: FRSC promises accident-free celebrations

RTEAN resumes work today in Oyo

Traditional ruler seeks indigenes’ support for Edunabon

Alaafin lauds Timi of Ede

Farmer decries poor state of Ewulu/Ishiagwu road in Delta

UI NAAT promises to support development in varsity community

Ladoja: Declare your political stand now

ACN and dictatorship

Calling Oyo Gov

Understanding Governor Aliyu’s intellectual mindset

Nigeria’s education and mass failure

Simple lifestyle changes can protect from cancer


Youth groups give FG 90 days to release NDDC’s N500bn

Delta govt tasks security operatives over CPP gov’s aspirant’s death •Denies Gov Uduaghan’s involvement

Customs impound fake drugs worth N10m in Oyo

Corruption: Court adjourns Audu’s case till Dec 22

Hundreds dump ACN, defect to PDP in Edo

Diarrhoea claims 2 in Niger -Ministry

Challenges posed by opposition parties influence our commitment -Mimiko

Police parade 17 suspected robbers, kidnappers in Ogun

Niger nut gives N100 million loan to members

ACN members in NASS’ll resist removal of fuel subsidy -Omoworare

New judge takes over Alao-Akala, others’ trial

INEC commences preparations for Bayelsa 2012 gov poll

Subsidy removal: ‘Nigeria’s true oil production, a mystery’

FG tasks stakeholders on mass failure in WAEC, NECO

CBN, NDIC partner World Bank on deposit insurance system

Petinrin reads riot act to troublemakers in Plateau

Reps link poverty to failure of power sector

3 die in multiple accidents on Lagos/Ibadan expressway

2012 budget: Mark, Peterside, others react

Same sex marriage: Nigeria should respect human rights —EU

SSS nabs fraudsters using Jonathan’s, Anyim’s names in P/H

Special corruption courts take off in Abuja, Lagos

NEWS ANALYSIS: Agric as nucleus of FG’s transformation agenda

Hundreds flee as another bomb blast rocks Maiduguri

2012 BUDGET: Rice, bread, beer to cost more •As Jonathan presents N4.749trn budget proposal •FG increases tariffs on wheat, rice, •Deregulates petroleum sector •Gives special concession to agriculture

Monday, December 12, 2011

I'm frustrated at AC Milan -Taye Taiwo

World Wide Coverage for Copa Lagos 2011

Ultimate Commander wins Modemen

Pam Kabiri wins Tiger Open

Kwara to utilise corps members for rural development

Lions Club reiterates support for community development

Benin group flaunts majority status ahead of 2012 Edo gov election

World Bank, Kebbi communities spend N285.6m on projects

Abule-Egba residents seek police protection

Ekiti Catholic Bishop wants youth involvement in organic farming

Reps seek N3.5bn for flood victims in Sokoto, Kebbi

We’re not threatening oil firms, says Ondo oil community

Councillor donates borehole to Alasia community

‘Hospitals to be sanctioned for rejecting accident victims’

Investing in Jatropha

Stop stigmatising the physically challenged

Oyo PDP: Put your house in order

Boko Haram: NO to negotiations

The pursuit of greatness (8)

Ekiti State: The Abacha connection

Akinjide’s silent revolution in FCT

Sleeping pills usually do more harm than good


INEC office in Ekiti bombed

World Bank grants $5m to NPC

Ekiti to sack 169 LG workers

Pregnant woman allegedly kills husband

Coordinator seeks amendment of NHIS Act

We’ll tackle unemployment in Ogun -Amosun

Govt to integrate persons with disabilities -Minister

Lagos speaker faults arrest warrant

Forex market: CBN to close official window this week

Intelligence, not brute force, drives modern policing -A/Ibom CP

Lands and housing policies coming 2012 -Minister

‘Security operatives need adequate funding’

Stop fuel subsidy removal, Jonathan told

Jonathan presents 2012 budget to NASS today

CPC appeal: S/Court begins hearing

FG re-arraigns Ndume on 4-count criminal charge

Succession crisis hits Olubadan-in-Council

Insecurity: Ambassador nominee warns against porous border

Fuel subsidy probe: NNPC can’t account for 65,000 barrels daily allocation

Bayelsa: Court of Appeal reserves judgment in suit against Sylva

Robbery: Banks shut doors against customers in Akure

Shinkafi advocates new constitution

HID, a gift to humanity -Bishop Fape •I’m happy to witness HID Anglican Church foundation -Awo’s wife

FG plans new tax regime

NEC endorses fuel subsidy removal •Says it’s lesser evil •Presidency lists benefits of subsidy removal; second Niger Bridge, Mambilla hydropower, railway projects included

Front page News

Belle festival of hunting beckons in Taraba

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Foreign based players ruined Dream Team - Etim Esin

Mourinho blames bad luck for El Clasico loss

‘Akande, right choice for Crown’s job’

Lawal, Daniel in CAF U-23 Championship team •As Gabon clinches U-23 competition

Daily intake of aspirin protects from cancer

ODUMEGWU-OJUKWU (1933 – 2011)

Mimiko to revolutionise tourism

Fuel subsidy removal: NLC warns Jonathan

Lagos deputy gov makes Guinness World Record

Man arrested for attempting to infiltrate ports security

ASUU strike: Apologise to Nigerians, CNPP tells education minister

Sambo holds secret meeting with IBB

AMCON to sell bank debtors’ properties

CBN moves to check resurgence of wonder banks

Cost of lending to increase over liquidity pressure

Ekiti House of Reps rerun: PDP kicks as INEC declares ACN winner

Ladoja seeks juicy appointments for Oyo indigenes

Zuma tasks African leaders on educational problems

SSAUTHRIAI urges Jonathan to shelve planned removal of fuel subsidy

Delta farmers to get N1bn FG loan in 2012 -AFAN

Fire service averts disaster at Eket market

SERAP drags FG to court over information on recovered stolen funds

Anglican Church laments sexual abuse of female corps members

FG directs VCs to stop retrenchment of non-teaching staff at 60 years

Boko Haram sets Yobe NYSC camp ablaze

Panama’s ex-ruler, Noriega, extradited 22 years after

ASUU/FG meeting deadlock: FG is inviting chaos -NLC

No more amnesty for ex-militants -Jonathan

Christians desert churches in Jos over bomb blasts •Death toll now 3;17 injured

Why security agencies can’t crack Boko Haram •Sect members on oath not to divulge information •Sect, Al-Queda open training ground in Ethiopia

Ladoja’s exit ruined Oyo PDP at April poll —Adedibu

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Hearns, 12 others listed for Hall of fame

Okoya-Thomas satisfied with Asoju Oba tennis

Esperance obsessed by Barca - Coach

2013 Afcon: Eagles tackle Rwanda Feb 29

US, others hijacked Libyans’ genuine democratic protest - Zuma •African leaders must speak with one voice - Jonathan

Bomb blast in Sapele mosque

Fashion is the least of my priorities- Dele

People say I look prettier without make-up - Arugba

Armed robbers come, I go run!

This well is not well!

Head to toe

Kelani’s MAAMI comes to Nigeria February

Ebony plans big for next year

9ice adds to his fleet

‘Unemployment: Nigeria is sitting on a keg of gunpowder’

Jumoke Oyeneyin celebrates 40

Pastor Femi Emmanuel moves on

Jonathan’s nephew marries in Abuja

Chrome night club reopens

No female distraction till I get my break —G- Flow Baba

Why I am yet to return to school - chidinma

5th Horseman Video airs in Abuja

Orezi denies drug rumour

‘Making Nigeria Great’ excites 2Face Idibia

Uites invite Ajimobi to Havana. Carnival is spiritual- SSP

Nigeria and audacity of gun-trotting ethnic gangs

The docking of BPE

62 year-old father slaughters children, aged eight and ten, to spite estranged wife due to Facebook insults

Why Sylva can’t stop Dickson — Senator Brambifa

Ladoja’s exit ruined Oyo PDP at April poll —Adedibu

Zamfara NUJ loses treasurer

Kwankwaso warns MDAs not to reject corps members

NLC reaffirms decision on fuel subsidy removal

‘No rift between Kano NIPR, state government’

Yakowa urges Kaduna residents to promote peace

Abacha’s son may be flown abroad

8 arrested in Ekiti as apathy mars Enugu elections •Absence of result sheet causes stir at Aramoko

Foreign reserve drops to $32.99bn • As naira falls to high dollar demand

Gowon hopes prayer solves Nigeria’s problems

Oyo govt pledges overhaul of housing estates

Ojukwu came before his time

MOSOP laments resurgence of crime in Rivers

Border Tax: Ogun, Lagos to inaugurate joint body Monday

‘Give 51 per cent budgetary allocation to health sector in Oyo’

Four inmates of Uyo children centre to enjoy AK free overseas treatment

Jang vs Talen: Appeal Court dismisses appeal against Gov Jang

Kidnapping of petrol marketers’ chief: Osun petrol stations shut down

Adeboye tasks Jonathan on national devt

Coughing With Tears

Friday, December 09, 2011

I Pampered Dream Team - Eguavoen

Why Super Four Was Cancelled

3SC Needs Money, Quality Players To Excel - Lawal

This NPL Board ’ll Fail - Akpoborie

What Nigeria Stands To Benefit From 2011 Commonwealth Meeting -Sankara

Osunbor Is Pdp’s Best, But... - Oshiomhole

Is This Menopause?

My Husband Is HIV Positive

5,000 Persons Displaced By Fulani/Tiv Crisis In Nasarawa

NURTW Extends Tenure Of Lagos Caretaker Committee

Kwara To Renovate Offa General Hospital

FRSC Seeks Support To Rid Motor Parks Of Alcohol

Florence Ita-Giwa Holds Red Ball

Frank Okamigbo Loses Sister

Governors, Ministers To Attend Casa Lucio’s Opening-Party

Wading Through Kyrgyzstan’s Stormy Waters

...As Ekiti Returns To The Poll Today

Nigerian Scholar, Oriola Wins Canadian Governor-General’s Gold Medal Award

It’s Funny, But Many Nigerians Are Yet To Notice Me —Paloma

Rapper, Mo’Eazy Relocates To Nigeria

Court Orders Arrest of Lagos Speaker

UN Attacks Nigeria Over Same Sex Bill

UK Govt Deports 76 Nigerians

Suspected Sea Pirates Gun Down 3 Marine Policemen

Abacha’s Son’s Attackers Suspected To Be Assassins

Turaki Loses Again At Appeal Court

NBA Blames Security Lapses On Poor Professional Training

Cracks In ASUU Over Strike, As Students Continue Studies

We Are Set For Ekiti Central Constituency II Rerun - INEC, Police

Police DIG Faults Recruitment Process

CJN May Head Panel To Hear Appeal Against Jonathan •Fixes Tuesday For Hearing

Abia Gov: Supreme Court Fixes Feb 16 To Hear Appeal

Kogi Gov: Audu Sues Inec Over Non-Inclusion Of Justice Party Logo

Insecurity: Ajimobi Inaugurates Joint Military, Police Squad

Two Die, 11 Injured In Abuja Multiple Auto Crash

Afenifere Reiterates Support For Daniel

Group Advocates Deployment Of Female Counsellors To Schools

Fuel Subsidy Removal: We’ll Fight To The Finish - Labour •Oshiomhole, Manufacturers Warn FG

Kogi Gov Election Fallout: Tinubu Blasts OBJ •Says: ‘You Lack Integrity’

The permissible feats in Islam (II)

Christmas Discount Market Opens In Port Harcourt

Thursday, December 08, 2011

NFF's AGM gets date

'Declare state of emergency in sports'

Nigerian para-powerlifters return with Olympic tickets

NOC establishes Court of Arbitration

Gas flaring: ‘Residents of polluted areas risk cancer’

Lagos seeks collaboration with traditional rulers

Ibadan residents in Kano join call for creation of Ibadan State

Taraba police restrict operation of motorcyclists

Abia residents to enjoy potable water after 2 years of drought

Hijrah, a turning point in Islam —Sheikh

Sign same sex marriage bill into law, group tells Jonathan

NOA: A wake-up call

Akoko-Edo roads are bad

Nigerians deserve the best

Castles of corruption

The permissible feats in Islam

Libya: The re-colonisation of an African state

Responsibility and Public Relations practice

Understanding Ameerul Mu’meen in Islam

Helping families cope with ‘down syndrome’


Oyo: Senator petitions against Justice Uwa panel

N93m misappropriated in Lagos education ministry — LACSOP •It is a false allegation - Commissioner

FRSC displays new technology to track traffic defaulters

FG releases Vitamin A cassava to improve public health

Police arrest 6 OPC members in Lagos

FG not proactive on Boko Haram - NBC G/Secretary

JAMB to introduce electronic testing of prospective candidates

US okays Farida Waziri’s sack •Backs Jonathan's moves to appoint ‘strong candidate’ for ICPC

NDDC’s N500bn trapped in FG’s coffers - Ex-Chief

Bayelsa 2012: PDP submits Dickson’s name as gov candidate

Controversy trails vacant Senate seat in Anambra

Fuel subsidy removal: ‘Kwara speaker advocates referendum’

US Senate okays soldiers to have sex with horses

Budget provisions for road transportation’ll lead to huge deficit - FG

Fire razes Makurdi market

Lawmakers ask Law School to freeze tuition fees for 5 years

Court dismisses Gov Suswam’s application

Gallup Poll begins opinion polls on fuel subsidy removal

Presidential poll: CJN’s absence stalls hearing of CPC’s appeal

Secondary school students on the rampage in Ekiti

Delay in 2012 budget: Senators express fear over implementation

Robbery scare: Banks remain shut in Ibadan

Nigerians abroad face hard times •As they beg people at home for money •Remittances from abroad reduce to $5bn annually

FG to spend N1.7trn on wage bill in 2012 •As Jonathan presents budget Tuesday

Ex-militants shut down Niger bridge

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

...Current form good for his confidence - Keshi

HFN hails Kano govt over N10m donation

17th ACCW: First Deepwater, KPA clash

Amoo rejects 3SC offer

Community projects, not our responsibilities––Rep

A/Ibom provides transformers for 1,069 communities

Okada: Fashola reconstitutes security committee

Osun fire service intensifies strategies to prevent fire outbreak

Motorists lament extortion of money on Lagos-Abeokuta road

NGO to award scholarships to 100 indigent female students in Jigawa

Mimiko lauds Ode-Aye at Layelu day celebration

Oyo community extols Awele’s efforts in death

Power outage in Umuahia over clash with PHCN officials

MEDAN begins training for 100 youths In Oorelope

Two patients undergo brain surgery at UCH while awake

Health leaders call for more effort on preventing unwanted pregnancies

PHCN, Oyo govt, give us a new transformer

Still on Boko Haram

A ship without compass?

Don flays FG on nonchallant attitude

Piles (Haemorrhoids)

The state of MDGs in Ogun State

The problem with Gowon, Obasanjo and others

She abandoned me for several years, now she ... (II)

Variety in meals keep illnesses away


Reps declare 9 new varsities illegal

ICPC quizzes Shekarau

Oyo NUJ chairman’s father for burial tomorrow

FEC approves contracts worth N36.6bn

Panel recommends upgrade of Ibadan Poly to varsity

Ex-minister, Silas Daniyan, is dead •Kogi govt mourns

Graduate murdered for ritual in Oyo

2-year-old girl kidnapped in army barracks

Policemen arrested over supply of arms to criminals

‘12% Nigerian secondary school students practise anal sex’

Fire razes LASU library

Deregulation of PHCN, sign of better things to come - Rep

Ex-militants protest in Abuja

Reps probe $470m Abuja CCTV contract

Bayelsa revenue board chairman quits as Sylva shelves opening of campaign office

10 injured in clash among street urchins in Lagos

4 policemen, 3 others under interrogation over DPO’s death

FG/ASUU meeting deadlocked

Gay marriage: Nigeria, US in diplomatic row We’re free to make our own laws - FG

Rivers: Sekibo loses seat as Appeal Court orders rerun

OBJ lambasts ACN over Kogi election results

Boko Haram members, others should be charged with murder

Reps extend 2011 budget lifespan till March 31 •Cut Jonathan’s virement by N66.5bn

Panic as armed robbers target banks in S/West •Banks shut doors to customers

Terrorists bomb Kaduna •12 killed, scores injured

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Adejube commends Eguavoen

Money mongers, tribalists are killing 3SC - Pascal

Crown supporters beg Ajimobi

Dream Team returns without fanfare

Aftermath failed Olympics Dream: I let Nigerians down - Ajiboye

Borno: As widows hail governor’s wife on poverty alleviation

Minister, NCPC boss welcome another batch of pilgrims

Don’t change money at Lagos Airport’s entrance

Mare festival hero, father back from Dubai tour It was an evergreen life changing exposure — 11-year-old Sunday AdewumiOur family ’ ll forever be grateful to Mimiko — Father

See what Kola Eleja planted

Vice-President decorates Runsewe as Tourism Man of the Year

Kebbi flood committee commends victims over conduct

‘Effective LG administration, key to national development’

Group identifies unemployment as major challenge facing youths

Fishermen seek Gombe govt's assistance

Nigerian women seek better role in nation building

Nsukka residents applaud Senate on same sex marriage

Rafi council boss sues for peace, tolerance

A/Ibom establishes 100 counselling centres for HIV/AIDS

Suspension drama over Runsewe

On water problem in Ibadan

Kudos to our intangible administrator

Enough of Gowon’s humiliation of Ndigbo

A look at a Maharaj ji leaflet

Frequently heading a football can lead to brain injury


Salami: Court fixes Feb 9 to hear NJC, others objections

Another tribunal begins retrial of Okediran’s petition

Ooni of Ife marks 31st anniversary on throne

Armed robbery scare: Banks in Ife shut down

FG yet to release N350m HYPPADEC take-off grant

Appeal Court dismisses LP’s motions

Robbers invade Onitsha

International agencies to train ICPC officials

No job will be lost over deregulation of PHCN - House Committee

Ojukwu’s Biafran idealism still imperative in Nigeria - Agoro

Fertiliser subsidy is a fraud - Minister

Man sentenced to death by hanging in Kano

Akure robbery: Suspects arrested in error - Police

Reps probe ecological fund, committee on erosion

Emir of Katsina urges Nigerians to pray for leaders

FG assures of sustained human capacity development for steel sector

Ekiti ACN alleges plan to disrupt House of Reps’ rerun •ACN is training 3,000 thugs - PDP

Lagos CJ advocates spread of ECOWAS courts

Reps halt Union Bank’s recapitalisation

Peaceful North is imperative - Sultan

3 pupils injured as building collapses in Badagry

Let’s remove oil subsidy, Jonathan pleads with Nigerians •Says palliative measures are on the way •Senators divided over oil subsidy removal

ASUU strike: We have unresolved issues in 2009 agreement - FG •Appeals to ASUU to suspend strike

Let’s learn from Gaddafi •Jonathan counsels politicians •Says no state police for now

Monday, December 05, 2011

Amoo returns as 3SC coach?

Dream team arrives today

Messi, Ronaldo, Xavi for Ballon d'Or final list

Chelsea not contemplating defeat - Malouda

FIFA is not welcome in England - Valcke

Mayor FC wins Oba Babington Ashaye Cup

Odemwingie is not for sale - Hodgson

Nigerian football will bounce back - Hamilton

Skills acquisitions: Osun govt to train 620 women

Harmattan: Charcoal business booms in Kano

‘Ondo govt committed to educationa at grass roots’

Don, cleric give panacea for communal peace

Saki indigenes seek govt intervention in fuel price hike

Ogun NURTW seeks divine intervention over crisis

Traditional ruler pleads for govt presence in Iwoye-Ketu

Ex-minister tasks Orokam community on development

141 Zamfara communities benefit from UBE self-help projects

Former ICPC boss decries state of insecurity

The agony of Nigerian pensioners

The FRSC onslaught

Ajimobi in the hands of the Almighty

African leaders should do more on family planning

Ojukwu: Celebrating ex-Biafran warlord

Reduce your stress to protect your heart

ALEX IBRU: 1945-2011

IBB, Abdulsalam, Buhari, Shagari absent from Arewa peace conference

CBN limits banks’ demand for dollars

Kirikiri prisoners lament inadequate feeding, health care

Insecurity: Ogun banks still under lock and key • State govt, police draw battleline

‘Oyo govt to recruit into civil service in 2012’

Bank workers protest kidnapping of manager in Kwale

Job creation: Jonathan urges firms to embrace manufacturing

Kogi gov election: More Nigerians react...

Jonathan appeals to foreign companies

Nigeria saved N218bn on national procurements in 15 months - BPP

Oshiomhole challenges Osunbor to road-walk in Edo

LASG frowns on judgment against LASTMA

Indiana, Ajasin varsities to partner on education

Appeal Court orders retrial of Ilaka’s petition

Bayelsa gov election: Rights group warns INEC

Why NDLEA must stay at seaports - Jagaba

‘Roli George’s appointment unconstitutional’

FG takes Ndume to Federal High Court

Robbers kill 3, injure 1 in Port Harcourt

Obasanjo calls for diversification of economy

Adamawa speaker impeached

HID, a woman of substance - Bode George

Kogi gov election free, fair, credible - Jega •Asks ACN, others to go to court

Boko Haram sends death threat to human rights staff •Asks her to refund money collected on its behalf

Academic activities halted in varsities •As ASUU vows not to retreat

Sunday, December 04, 2011

Kogi gov election: Nigerians react...

Beach Eagles regroup for COPA Lagos today

Oneya committee recommends radical changes on football matters

Eguavoen resigns

Keshi picks four Dream Team players for Eagles

Eagles snub upsets Shittu

Ijale-Papa community agog for new oba

Oyo deputy gov charges Christians on love

Ijagbo community commended on self-help projects

‘All communities in Ekiti ‘ll benefit from capital projects’

Kwara commercial motorcyclists deny link with machete attacks

Traders in Lagos express dissatisfaction on refuse collectors’ poor service

Indigenes lament slow pace of work on Ogbia-Nembe road

Commercial vehicle owners warned to steer clear of politics

River blindness is a poor community disease

World Bank, french agency inject $370 into rural roads development

Six months gone! Ogun Govt must take caution

Oyo State police command: Enforce ban on fireworks

Combating alcholism among youths

The Senate and the oil industry magicians

Jonathan, revolution and the rest of us

When is bed rest recommended during pregnancy?


ASUU commences indefinite strike •NANS asks FG to dialogue with ASSU to avoid proposed strike action

‘Islamic banking ‘ll integrate Muslims into formal economic sector’

2012 gov poll: Sylva dares PDP, plans to open campaign office Wednesday

Ojukwu for burial February 2

3 killed as gunmen attack police station, banks in Bauchi

Lagos govt unveils energy sector agenda

Reps probe South-East econological fund

Cash shortage hits interbank market

Mimiko assures of speedy completion of ongoing projects

‘Blame CBN for capital market woes’

Strike: SSANU orders varsity workers to be at alert

Yoruba traditional, religious leaders urged to summon fresh peace meeting

Nigerians urged to honour Ojukwu •As South-East traders vow to immortalise him

Nigeria has 19 million persons living with disabilities -Yar’Adua Foundation

Threat to life: Bauchi comptroller of prisons denies allegation

AMCON, biggest fraud in history -Shareholders

PIB’ll be re-introduced -Senate

‘Dialogue, most viable option to tackle Boko Haram’

2015: ‘Zoning must be respected in Akwa Ibom’

N320bn required to transform Osun state - Commissioner

Insecurity, threat to Nigeria’s unity —Chief of Air Staff

Arewa begins battle for 2015 elections

Corruption: Jonathan moves against extravagant govs, ministers

PDP wins Kogi gov election •Result is satanic -Audu •Jonathan congratulates Wada

Saturday, December 03, 2011

Classy things I do with my hair - Niyola

Lagos HOS Cup final for December

Oyo SWAN organises 5-A-side football tourney

Kanu predicts gainful season for Arsenal

Court strikes out case against NFF

O.C, should I tell the IGP, EFCC?

Be healthy

This shady business

Funke Akindele becomes So Klin Ambassador

Ini Edo premieres ‘I will Take My Chances’

Mama G, Joke Silva’s love for ‘Victims of the Society’

Akala commissions event centre

Niyi Adewunmi buries father

NUJ Chairman sets for father’s burial

Tom and Anita Iseghohi refresh

Some ladies act because they want men to notice them –Ibrahim Chatta

Organiser denies attack on Terry G •Refused UK visa again

Ice Prince rocks end of year show with Nnena

K1, Ayuba, Dele Crown thrill at Osun anniversary

Alaafin’s son creates buzz with video •Gridlock in Oyo town

Understanding ICPC’s achievements, challenges

Waivers of waste

FG must adopt 2005 reform confab’s report - Kukah

Nigerian captain throws 12 illegal immigrants overboard •In voodoo ritual to appease stormy seas

‘Ajimobi is passionate about development in Oyo State’

LG polls: Ekiti ACN did not impose candidates — Spokesperson

Sambo wants more amenities for border communities

How Nigeria can increase productivity, utilisation -Oyo Commissioner

Okorocha suspends salaries of traditional rulers

Yuletide: Police helicopters to monitor traffic

Awolowo Foundation mourns Ojukwu

Ibadan Poly to award degrees soon — Ajimobi •Promises low-cost housing by 2013

Four dead, 11 injured in Benin/Agbor road accident •As 8 die in Bayelsa boat mishap

NDDC seeks enabling environment from oil producing states

Fayemi’s convoy bursts robbery operation, arrests 3 suspects

70 per cent of prisoners on awaiting trial —FG

My son is insane -Boko Haram spokesman’s father

S/African police invade Nigerian embassy •Siege may lead to diplomatic row between both countries

Kogi: Peaceful poll amid tight security

Friday, December 02, 2011

NFF Alleges Threat To Public Peace

Blame NSC For Nigeria's Football Woes - Gara-Gombe

Idoko Turns Hot Cake

NPL Confirms January 7 Kick Off Date

‘PDP Needs Agile Leadership Ahead 2015’

Noise In My Ears

Sex Stimulants And Headaches

Gbagura Community To Construct Town Hall

Cleric Extols Virtues Of Osun NURTW Boss

Harmattan: Bauchi Warns Residents Against Fire

Church Plans To Empower Women, Girl-child

Oyo Deputy Gov Seeks LG, Others’ Collaboration

Kennedy Alogaga Returns!

Toyin Alakiu Moves On

Linda Mesrob, Lolu Shodeinde Part Ways?

The Act Of Matchmaking Couples By parents Is Wrong

Ojukwu: Igbo Yet To Ascend Political High Table In Nigeria —Uwechue

Secret Of My Success As Chess Champion -Efemuai

RGD To Release Osupa’s Euro Splash

Genevieve, D’banj, Others For FAB Night Out 2011

KSA Out With Freedom Fighter

Charly Boy And His Angels

Should I Quit?

How Do I Break This Covenant?

Car Maintenance Tips: How To Maintain Car Battery

Nano, World’s Cheapest Car Revamped •After Disappointing Sales Since 2009 Launch

Totoya Nigeria Launches Seventh Generation Camry

15,000 Policemen, Over 1,000 Observers For Kogi’s Election

Ogun Commission Summons Daniel, Wife

Suspect Vomits Drugs At MMIA

Ajimobi Axes Two Officials For Manipulating Teachers’ Salaries

Sylva Dares Jonathan, Threatens To Release Sensitive Documents

Imansuagbon Laments Increasing Poverty, Distributes Food Items

UI VC Warns Against Occupational Hazards

Mark Wins At Appeal Court

We’ll Make PDP Engine Room Of National Growth - Amb Waziri

FG Has Not Banned Okada - Minister

Electricity Workers Want Assault By Soldiers Investigated

HOS Reads Riot Act To Federal Directors

Ogun Robbery Scare: Banks Close Shop

One Dead, Several Injured, As Petrol Tanker Explodes In Lagos

Gov Jang Sets Up Task Force On Tax Collection

CAC Never Had Certificate - Cleric

Family Disowns Ataoja

EFCC May Re-open Corruption Cases Against 32 Ex-Govs •As US, UK Anti-Graft Experts Arrive Nigeria

Senate Exposes Fuel Subsidy Cartel •Over 100 Firms Share N1.426 Trillion In 8 Months •Oando, Eternal, AP, Bovas, Others Involved

Thursday, December 01, 2011

Obafemi rediscovers scoring form •Taye Taiwo rejects Milan's loan offer

We will play for pride -Eguavoen

3SC re-appoints Adepoju as CM •3SC fans oppose Adepoju’s comeback

Copa Lagos partners Beach Soccer Foundation

Nsukka residents urge FG to immortalise Ojukwu

Gov’s wife donates 100 wheelchairs to women

Iyede community union sacks exco

Community protests high PHCN bILLS

Ede indigenes urged to assist their community

Katagum community demands school for girls

Alaba market tasks Lagos govt on expansion of Lagos-Badagry road

NNPC urged to resume kerosene distribution

Etsu Patigi commends Saraki, Gov Ahmed

Group commends Mimiko on development projects

Muslims tasked on Hijrah

Hijrah: MURIC blames Nigerian leaders for poverty, socio-economic problems

Lesson from Farida Waziri’s sack

Eradicating polio in the North

Making microfinance banks work

The road to secession


Good conduct not condom

The origins of Hijrah calendar

When adult bedwetting becomes a concern


US commits N225bn to combat HIV/AIDS in Nigeria

Jonathan increases monetary value for NNMA award

NBA president identifies cause of delay in dispensation of justice

Striking Bauchi tertiary institution workers suspend strike

Why I rejected Nigeria’s merit award 2011 -Gen Bali

ACN stalwart faults PDP on Oshiomhole’s victory

We will start paying contractors soon -New NDDC MD

Riot: Provost, registrar sacked in Katsina

Most varsity teachers rank below Lecturer I -NUC

AIDS: Break culture of silence on sex, religious leaders told

Bianca Ojukwu, Farounbi, Arapaja, others make ambassadors-nominees’ list

Hajj: 44 Nigerians die in Saudi Arabia -NAHCON

Bayelsa: Guber race battle shifts to appeal court •As PDP constitutes reconciliatory committee

All set for Kogi governorship election •No room for election riggers -INEC •Security tightened in Lokoja, others

We are not happy conducting rerun in Ekiti Central II -INEC

NSE calls on govt to expedite dredging of River Niger

FG committed to improving Nigeria’s education sector -Minister

Bianca expresses gratitude to Nigerians in UK

Man arraigned for stealing Obasanjo’s letterhead

Reps want BPP DG, management to vacate office

VP Sambo urges northern leaders to lead peace efforts in Nigeria

Privatisation programme was built on fraud - NLC

Reps reject proposed oil subsidy removal •‘NNPC spent N192.5bn on subsidy in 10 months’

Rescind decision on gay marriage or else... •Britain gives Nigeria condition for partnership •No country can dictate to us -Senate president

Senate rejects state burial for Ojukwu

The permissible feasts in Islam

Political economy of the Boko Haram crisis