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Tribune News Archive for February 2012Rss

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

2012 Awo memorial lecture holds March 9

NJC meets today, may vote on Salami’s reinstatement

Evade tax, go to jail - Joint Tax Board warns

Actor, Giringory, dies at 70

Enugu declares Thursday as public holiday for Ojukwu

NNPC cabal hijacks fuel supply in S/East, S/South —Marketers•Ribadu threatens oil cabals

Benue: Tribunal dismisses ACN’s, ANPP’s petitions against Suswam

Boko Haram: Threats cannot be used as bargaining tool —Sambo

Gov poll: Osunbor campaign group seeks support for Edo PDP

cocin explosion: Pandemonium in Jos

Police high command ignores petitions on promotion of digs and aigs

Court dismisses Akingbola’s allegation of denial of access to documents

FG grants 5 new private varsities operational licences

More trouble for Ibori•To face fresh trial in Nigeria •Lands federal judge in the soup

SNC can lead to anarchy —Senate•Says NASS not afraid of conference

Boko Haram bombs bank in Bauchi•Attacks police station, kills one policeman •Burns school in Borno, kills one in Kano

Go for victory, Glo charges Eagles

Egbunike charges Lagos ahead National Sports Festival

Late comers test Keshi’s resolve

Eagles bank on Odemwingie for goals

NFF, house of corruption - David Mark

Flourish Hotel flourishes in Akure

Alaiyemore lauds NTDC giant strides


We protect Nigerians in diasp - CEO, Richard Sodiya and Associates

Opulence of 805 Restaurant, Abuja

‘Your performance earned you Tribune’s Most Enterprising Director-General Award’I’ll cherish it for the rest of my life - Runsewe

Adankolo Housing Estate residents want potable water

Residents of Onumaye, Kpata, others appeal to NIWA over invasion of hippopotamus

NURHI sensitises Ibadan residents to benefits of family planning

Auto crash kills lady at Mobil Junction

The judiciary as I see it today

Youths should refrain from drug trafficking

New driver’s licence and sanity on Nigerian roads

South-West: Situating the Mimiko praxis (1)


Nigeria will survive

Situating Wamakko’s victory in Sokoto guber poll

Akpabio’s honour as Sun Man of Year 2011 well deserved - Oshiomhole

Monday, February 27, 2012

Gunmen kill 6 in Adamawa, Kaduna •Confusion at Seme over suspected explosive •Church implicates military on Jos bombing •It is not true —Defence HQ

Fake, unqualified teachers uncovered in schools —SUBEC

We’ll ensure hunger-free Nigeria —Adesina

Police boss assures Ogun bankers of security

FG approves demolition of more structures at Lagos Airport

Ladoja is welcomed in PDP but... —Olopoenia

Daniel, Oshiomhole, Ahmed congratulate Imoke on re-election

Akpabio’s honour as Sun Man of Year 2011 well deserved —Oshiomhole

Help fight human trafficking, NAPTIP urges traditional rulers

Atiku urges Boko Haram members to dialogue with FG

Ethiopia: Prime minister woos tourism investors

Chinese firm to establish power plant in Bauchi

Ladoja’s suspension from Accord suffers setback

Fashola calls for new revenue allocation formula

Subsidy palliatives not abandoned —Jonathan

Court rules on Kogi gov suit tomorrow

Court orders CBN to pay firm N1.1bn

Fire razes 33 houses in Jigawa

FG charges mining operators on transparency

Arewa condemns Jos attack on church

Abiye has reduced maternal, child deaths in Ondo —Mimiko

Jonathan, Sambo, govs to pay personal income tax

Japan's travel advisory stalls PH refineries turnaround maintenance

Court dismisses Oni’s suit against Fayemi •We’ll appeal —Ex-gov

Eagles’ confidence soars

Adidas new design thrills Eagles

Allen salutes 3SC stars

Peru, Namibia await Eagles

Only victory against Rwanda will pacify Nigerians —Maigari

Ilesa West LG boss’s wife fetes children

Afijio LG chairman lauded

Ajidara seeks support of Ekiti East communities

Edo: 246 fishing families get N20.9m

BATN Foundation donates poultry farm to NDE in Ondo

Prescribed authority: Ogun inaugurates panel

Graduates charged on job creation

Fears grip Iwaya residents as rains approach

Ejigbo council boss admonishes residents on cleanliness

Police ban okada operations from 7 p.m. in Ilorin

Catfish farming business in Nigeria

Of Reps and electoral litigation bill

Boko Haram and Islamic puritanism

The beauty of order

Senate, SNC and the burden of restructuring

Averting flood disasters in Nigeria

Aregbesola must save BPP in Osun State

Want to control anger’s impact on your health? Try prayer


Encomiums, honour for Ojukwu, as his corpse arrives in Nigeria

Gunmen kill 6 in Adamawa, Kaduna •Confusion at Seme over suspected explosive •Church implicates military on Jos bombing •It is not true —Defence HQ —P2

I stole N37.5bn •Ibori pleads guilty in UK •To be sentenced April 16

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Mandela released from hospital after surgery

CJN okays review of Ekiti judgment

‘No alternative to democracy’

Ethiopian tourism minister invites African tourists

CBN mops up N149bn from circulation

Al-Mustapha’s family threatens to petition NJC, Attorney-General , if…

FG declares 2012 National Mathematics Year

Wada can’t be Kogi gov, Echocho tells court

Emir of Kano tasks citizens on payment of tax

Govt, oil marketers planning to increase fuel price again - NLC

Banks jostle for nationalised banks

Imoke wins C/River gov poll

Industrialist attributes underdevelopment to selfishness

FG moves to revive dead textile companies

Plan to centralise payment of salary, a fraud — ASUU

Awujale gets admission to varsity at 78

Put your house in order, Catholic bishops tell Muslim leaders

Dissolution of judicial commission: Court dismisses Oyo govt’s objection

Works ministry’ll provide network of durable, safe roads - Minister

Africa’s exam bodies seek inclusion of measurement, evaluation in varsity curricula

Akinjide, Ladoja, Adeojo, 13 others in 4-hour meeting

Kwara gov signs 2012 appropriation bill into law

‘Why girls are important in fight of climate change’

Bauchi govt affirms interest in sports

Van Persie puts contract talks on hold

'Daniel is an ingrate’

Ogba hammers NSC

I don't see Rwanda as a threat - Tunde Disu

Free meal in schools boosts enrolment in Kano

Motorists, residents flay slow pace of work on UCH-Agodi-Gate road project

We’re tired of spending hours on Ologuneru road

Residents of Sangotedo excited with Okojie road

Flood wreaks havoc in Ijebu-Ode

Enugu govt, LGs in collaboration over loan scheme

We’ve empowered 4,818 women, says Mimiko

Butchers decry poor condition of Lokoja abatoir

Ex-LG boss begs kidnappers to release his mother

Ibadan: Disaster looms as Ayeye bridge collapses

Worrying issue of roadblocks

Same-sex marriage:Enough of threats from Western world

Boko Haram:Lest we forget

Still on pensioners’ dilemma

Why children should drink more water to prevent bedwetting


N/Assembly, CBN may clash over 2012 budget •Senators insist on budget, as CBN presents MTEF 2012-2015

3 top Boko Haram leaders nabbed •As 2 foreign agencies join counter-terrorism operations •250 Nigerians died in sect’s attacks between Jan and Feb

Gov Jang’s church bombed in Jos •8 killed, 35 injured •Youths mob soldiers over alleged complicity •Jonathan condemns bombing •7 arrested in Bauchi for attempting to bomb church •Soldiers placed on alert

Anti-malaria plant cultivation: UNIJOS breaks China, India, Madagascar cartel

Mother of two machetes stepson to death

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Nelson Mandela undergoes hernia surgery

We’ll beat Rwanda –Oboabona

Awo Stadium hosts Asiodu cricket Super League

Chelsea depends on me –Mikel

Eaglets impress Manu.

MOPOL on Lagos/Ibadan expressway

Day principal suspended 97% of students for lateness They’re back and better - Principal

Look dramatic with cat eyes

Lexy Mojo to address UN seminar

Mainframe’s Maami, a lesson in perseverance and sacrifice

Young entrepreneurs to be recognised at Abuja awards

Lekan Alabi heads Evangelist Obey’s 70th birthday committee

Kola Oyeyemi celebrates 45 with ‘wealth without theft’

Larry Izamoje in triple celebrations

Alapini goes to UAE on honeymoon

My mum now calls herself ultimate mum - Prince Christopher Okagbue, GUS 8 winner

As Nigeria and Trinidad cooperate to improve cultural carnivals

Mudi Yahaya’s search for identity

Tuface made the right choice with Anne - Ruggedman

South Africa, Nigeria, 3 others for the final 5 of AFRIMA host right

Court orders Multichoice to file undertaking

Emir promises to support Bachama artistes

The conspiracy to cripple FERMA

Why Somalia is Jonathan’s latest baby

Imperatives of S/West, S/South meeting with Jonathan

PDP convention Intrigues and implications

POETIC justice: How Australian woman duped Nigerian conmen of $33,350

Group hails court’s ruling on Alepata of Igboholand

Firm warns over Abuja motor park concession

Conduct LG polls, Oyo Federal Constituency PDP stakeholders tell Ajimobi

Gas Explosion: Bayelsa Legislature orders Chevron to pay compensation to 40 communities

Boko Haram: Border closure cripples Niger’s economy

Gunmen kill policeman, injure others in Kaduna

Akure agog as Mimiko celebrates third anniversary

Reps canvass upgrading of Ibadan airport

Niger: Two suspected Boko Haram members arrested

Nelson Mandela undergoes hernia surgery Nelson Mandela undergoes hernia surgery

Dickson cuts Govt House allocation, saves N1billion•Swears in new SSG, advisers

Airhiavbere emerges Edo PDP gov candidate• Imansuangbon, Ihonbere, Osunbor kick

Apathy mars Cross River’s gov poll •As Bakassi residents protest exclusion •INEC ’ll obey court pronouncement —Igini

Tariff hike: Lower electricity consumers to enjoy subsidy

Gombe killing: Security put on red alert• Govt imposes 24-hr curfew • 12 confirmed dead, five injured

Untold stories of how released suspects returned to their trade • Law does not permit their being kept indefinitely — CJ • Those with capital offences are not supposed to be released — Attorney-General

Boko Haram: Sahel Joint Military Command invites Nigeria •As suspects demand full protection, pledge cooperation with security agents

Friday, February 24, 2012

Oyo Govt Employs Late Crown' Supporters Wife

Lawmakers To Endorse NFF Act Soon

Amos Adamu Recovers From Stroke •Loses Appeal On Ban

Mixed Fortunes For Eagles •Europa Cup

Is My Menses Normal?

Surgery For Testicular Torsion

Casa Lucio Fetes Alex Otti On Birthday

Top Celebrities Storm Ilorin For Moshood Mustapha

Encomium Magazine Stages White Gig For 15th Anniversary

‘My Passion Is To Restore Hope In The Physically Challenged

LG Poll: Ajimobi Must Not Play Pranks Here —Oyo AP Boss

Governor Muazu Babangida Aliyu And National Integration

I’ve Been Writing Since My Primary School Days, But For Fun––Oladunni

Secret Of Using Interactive Technology To Fight Poverty – Nnaemeka

Nigerian Idol: 10 Contestants For Final Round

My Musical Message Is Spiritual–Tii Sot

It’s True I Saw A Mermaid ––Victor Uwaifo

I’ve No Regret Dating MC Oluomo – Sikiratu Sindodo

I Have A Boy As Best Friend

Should I Listen To My Parents?

Nigerian Youths Lack Right Orientation –Gowin

Partial Retention Of Fuel Subsidy Is Postponing The Evil Day ––Uduaghan

Oyo PDP Rejects Folaranmi As Federal Constituency Member

Lagos NURTW: Nobody Will Be Victimised - Agbede

INEC Deploys Over 7,209 To Cross River

427 Nigerians Deported From Europe, South Africa

Man Escapes Electrocution

U.I. Matriculates 2,849 Students

Ojukwu: Civil War Has Taught Us To Value Peace - Gov Orji

Enugu Prepares To Receive Ojukwu

EFCC Arrests Perm Sec, Directors Over Alleged Involvement In N28bn Scam

Ojukwu’s Body Arrives Monday

2015: Voters To Get Ballot Papers Three Days To Election -INEC

Two Arraigned For Stealing 391 INEC’s DDC Machines

Mass Retirement Looms In Police

Explosions Rock Gombe, Five Die In Kano

PDP Shocked As S'Court Sacks Kebbi Gov

EFCC Slams N6.45bn Theft Charge On Sylva

Minimum Wage: We’ve Started Paying - FG •No, It’s A Lie - Labour

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Tribune editor loses father

Oyo NANTMP inaugurates new executive

Skye Bank inaugurates funds transfer service for W/Africa

Lagos govt introduces safety na koko campaign

Ondo’s N27bn bonds over-subscribed as Mimiko signs 2012 budget into law

Nigeria spent $3m on contraceptives in 2011 -Minister

Military pensioners to get 53% increase in 2013

Group commends Tribune’s publisher, management

Lagos Igbo traders close markets for Ojukwu

C/River gov poll: Judge silent on order

Boko Haram sets school on fire in Borno •Kills 4 policemen in Kano, Niger •As US offers support to Nigeria

Plateau SPEB boss charges communities on education

Illegal traders take over Jos city centre

Nanka community set to launch 15,000 tree planting campaign

Fashola endorses BRT service extension to Ikorodu

‘Ensure constant posting of LASTMA men to curb corruption’

Saraki provides UTME forms, coaching classes for 2,675 youths

JBC plans to sink 25 boreholes across Ibadanland

Muhammad (SAW): Epitome of good morals

Nigeria and revolution

Gibbers and Borderless:Two of a kind

Cameroon — Obama and the nadir of a civilisation

The police are out of control

As-Solat: Meaning and essence

A contriman reports for duty

The oil probe like no other

Forum calls for leadership training in schools

Foundation distributes items worth N1.9m to the needy

Coffee: Controversial beverage that is good for health


2014: Ekiti south senatorial district wants Fayemi’s job

Accreditation: Benue varsity college of medicine risks closure

Election tribunal dismisses Omehia’s petition against Amaechi

TASUED scrapping unconstitutional -SUG

Lagos govt descends on tanker drivers on Apapa-Oshodi Expressway

Court reinstates sacked OYSIEC members

Mark lauds Awo’s legacy of truth, objectivity

Boko Haram infiltrates schools •Teaches pupils false doctrines •FG tasks security agencies to monitor preachings

3SC employs dead supporter's children

Arbeloa regrets CSKA's equaliser

Ahmed Musa thrilled by Ronaldo’s compliments

Cahill disappointed

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Oshiomhole commends traditional rulers for supporting democracy

2 arraigned for alleged cow theft in Ilorin

Bank moves to reach under-banked communities

Traders live in fear over Lagos govt’s policy

Cashless economy: CBN allays fear of rural dwellers

Oluyole council boss donates books to students

Edo: Sickle cell patients seek subsidy on drugs, education

Ilesa West LG employs 12 youths, offers vehicles to NURTW

‘Water problem in Ebiraland’ll soon be over’

Ex-OSOPADEC boss urges more attention for oil-producing communities

‘Voluntary blood donation guarantees availability of safe blood’

Cancer: Expert harps on lifestyle changes

Boko Haram onslaught

Still on the new drivers’ licence

On fuel subsidy removal

Lime juice has an anti-fertility potential

Boko Haram: A tale of woes

Nigeria’s double tragedy

He made my mother insane, now he wants us, what for?

Why mother’s love counters negative effects in children


Edo PDP gov primary: 735 delegates to vote

I’ll run all-inclusive govt, Bayelsa gov promises •Bayelsa’s N6bn monthly salary outrageous — Gov

Arbitrary fare: Reps move against foreign airlines

Stealing: Deji Abiola asks court to quash charge

Police quiz Oni’s aide over Facebook posts •As group slams Fayemi, threatens court action

Credible elections, key to stable democracy — Amosun

FG to sign oil mining leases of Shell, Chevron next month

FG approves plan for bitumen project

Xtians mark Ash Wednesday, begin 40 days fasting

FG approves N15bn loan for transporters

Kogi rerun election: PDP candidate wins

HOS pledges to support Code of Conduct Bureau

Lagos Assembly maps strategy on crime control

Wamakko pledges N18,000 minimum wage

Big Brother Africa 7 entry closes Feb 27

NURTW dissolves caretaker committee in Lagos •Constitutes mgt committee

Jonathan, Cameron meet on security

No court can stop C/River guber poll -PDP

Electricity tariffs’ll increase only by 11 per cent -NERC

Reps reject electoral litigation bill

Pope calls Lent a time for spiritual renovation

Zakari Biu: Road to ignominious exit

Tanker drivers dare Lagos govt •Refuse to vacate expressway •As ultimatum expires •No going back -Govt insists

Shoot-out in Kano •JTF arrests 4 Boko Haram members

BOKO HARAM: Zakari Biu dismissed •Recommended for prosecution •As PSC names 7 new DIGs, 13 AIGs

Why Imoke is the bride

Mimiko: Footsteps of a model

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Nigeria vs Rwanda: Poser over Kaita’s fitness

Keshi increases home-based Eagles’ slots

Wheelchair Basketball: Olopade calls for fairplay

Eaglets’ screening begins

Jonathan leaves for UK today •To attend conference on Somalia

Senate rejects special court for terrorists

110m SIM cards so far registered —NCC

Lagos: Police arrest sailor for endangering lives of 10 pupils

Pray for peace, C&S leader charges Nigerians

Madalla bomb blast: 7 parishioners go blind

CBN donates N25m to Madalla bomb blast victims

CJN extends Adamu’s tenure, denies seeking Salami’s reinstatement

Lion on the rampage, kills 2 in Yobe

We can conduct 2015 elections without armed men —Jonathan

I support National Conference but… Atiku

Reps direct Mainstream Bank to reinstate sacked staff

Oshiomhole, Edo pdp flex muscles over gov election

Cost of oil business in Nigeria high — Shell

INEC gives Wammako certificate of return

Court stops scrapping of TASUED

Presidency approves 6 DIGs

FG seeks approval for N180bn Subsidy Removal Investment Fund •Slashes 2012 budget by N100bn

Lent begins today

CJN directs judge to reverse self on C/River gov poll

Criminal justice in Nigeria sluggish — Minister

Opposition members defect to LP in Ondo •As crisis looms in Ondo PDP

NCC re-arrests suspect granted bail in court

Boko Haram talks tough •We’ll continue fighting until... •Denies losing members in Baga market incident

How Kabiru Sokoto escaped from police custody - Senate report •Says 58 policemen arrested him at night

Visit Elmina Castle and feel the pains of slave trade

Valentine Blues: When couples met at Development Support Centre, Ibadan

Countdown to ITB Berlin 2012 •Gay and Lesbian tourism on stand •Indonesia, Vietnam, Brazil debut •Côte d´Ivoire Chad, and Congo return

What is great in Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile–Ife?

LG aspirant vows to tackle corruption

Jigawa resettles 600 families in Ringim for road project

Oshiomhole tasks project monitoring team on job quality

Rotary Club donates to school, orphanage at Ajara

Community praises Oluyole LG over road rehabilitation

Bariga residents want more police presence

Igbesa community commends Ogun gov over poly status

NBA on LG elections

Can we still trust our labour leaders?

FSR: Mr President, use the Golden Rule

Warning! Too much of paracetamol can cause death

PROFESSOR S.A. ALUKO: 1929 — 2012

Oyo East LG inaugurates child rights committee

Monday, February 20, 2012

NFF appeal gets April 19 date

NFF will back Keshi all the way - Maigari

Sports can end ethno-religious conflicts - David Mark

Dolphin dreams more CAF C/League win

Amusa Shitu Hospitalised

DSS Coach Tips Eagles For good Exploits

Rwanda climate can’t stop us - Eagles

Haliburton bribery: 3 Americans know fate this week

2015: Jonathan reads riot act to PDP aspirants

BPE shifts privatisation of electricity sector to Oct

Court stops C/River gov election

Senate to probe N2 trillion pension fund

FG decries upsurge of abandoned projects in states

S/Court has vindicated Akpabio on ACN petition –Counsel

Dickson set to probe Sylva’s administration •Sylva not afraid of probe — Aide

Only credible election can restore people’s trust — Lamido

Yemen: Saleh steps down, election holds today •After 33 years in power

Why we have not sold nomination forms — Oyo PDP congress committee

Crisis looms at EKSU as students decry hike in school fees

Akpabio floors Udoedehe again, holds out olive branch to opponents

Kwara govt directs reinstated judge to resume duties

CBN urges judge to dismiss application by shareholders

Power output hits 4,300mw —Minister

Lagos inferno: Transport companies count losses

Slain banker’s trial: Court admits weapon as exhibit

Corruption trial: Alao-Akala, others fight back

Gov of the Year: Tribune proffers reasons for Mimiko’s selection

Inflation rises to 12.6 % in January

Nigeria, US have highest number of illegal varsities

Security agencies uncover source of Boko Haram’s explos •How sect looted quarries in Bauchi, Borno, Gombe

How oil companies short-change Nigeria - Uduaghan

Ondo to support 1,000 indigent women

Poverty alleviation: Kwara presents N.5m to artisans

Ajoda New town residents laud LG over police post

Osun residents warned against employing unknown security guards

Lagos rainstorm victims begin repair works, seek govt help

Mimiko promises to assist communities in self-help projects

Ahmed presents staff of office to Emir of Yashikira

Alalubosa residents raise the alarm over telecoms masts

Atiba LG boss tasks students on performance

Residents seek urgent repair of Aba-Ibeji bridge

Fish farming

Constitutional amendment according to Reps’ gospel

Our raped continent

Is being a journalist a crime?

Capital punishment for erring public office - holders

Valentine conundrums

Senate and NNPC’s failed budget defence

Kabiru Sokoto: What next?

Osun: Politics of the public procurement law

Why blood donation wards off heart disease, poor libido


Sunday, February 19, 2012

Ike Uche grabs brace in Granada win

Ex-international calls for Keshi’s supports

3SC dead supporter buried

Nigeria can send 2 athletes to London Olympics - Omidiran

Obalende traders seek more police presence

Community policing: Osun VGN settles rift

Lagos rainstorm: Oke-Afa residents seek restoration of power

Bonojo residents lament perenial outage

Ifeoluwa community procures transformer

Oluyole LG boss explains position on Ile-Sheu road project

Oil spillage affects 17 Ondo communities

Plateau inaugurates committee to boost water supply in Jos/Bukuru

Ekiti communities welcome SUBEB monitoring team

Agric training institutes charged on food security

Still on the five governors

Re: Attention, Govs Aregbesola and Ajimobi

Road project or death traps in Ilorin?

Ribadu and the petroleum cabal

Bleeding after childbirth: What mothers must know


Food crisis: Hunger in Niger threatens millions •As Mali, Chad, Burkina Faso, Mauritania declare state of emergency

We’ve learnt from Kogi prison’s invasion — Minister

Man bags 5-yr imprisonment for killing niece

S/West research institutes’ workers continue strike

Nigeria cannot make progress in agric unless ... — OBJ

Ebonyi gov seeks partnership with FG on agric

NAPEP spends N5.395m on cash transfer programme in Bauchi

Why we have not constituted OSSIEC members — Govt

Gov election: I’m satisfied with campaign — C/River PDP chairman

Ex-police chief, 1,000 others join ACN in Edo

Makurdi: Petrol sells for N200 per litre

Olusheye charges successor, Nigerians

NASS members accused of manipulating NDDC project

Mimiko’s ambition gets a boost

Baby, 2 others crushed to death in Ilaro

Fuel scarcity: Alison-Madueke warns against panic buying

Robbers kill shop owner in Bauchi

Groups drag CBN to court over 2011 subsidy payment documents

Kogi jailbreak: FG moves to relocate prison

Boko Haram: Shot director dies in Kaduna

PDP candidate, Wamakko, wins Sokoto gov election

PDP NEC to approve tenure elongation for NWC today •As congresses may begin March 3

Salami’s planned reinstatement: Court summons NJC, Uwais panel

FG votes N880bn for petrol subsidy •Submits amended 2012 budget to NASS

Bomb blast in Suleja again

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Discipline, form earn Home Eagles Rwanda slot –Ikpeme

NFF, NPL tango over League fixtures

Katongo blasts Drogba, hails Eto’o

3SC supporter slumps, dies at stadium

Again, Apostle Bimpe heals lunatic in Ibadan

How to battle wrinkles and win

‘I Will Take My Chances’ premieres in Lagos this week

KOGA steps up technology

Tuface, Funke Akindele, African China to storm MVP camp

Ringim goes into haulage business Ringim goes into haulage business

LASU College of Medicine produces 7th set of doctors

How Lagos club owner met her death

Why I didn't join Nigerian Army —Okey Bakassi

Younger Nigerian writers have failed to reflect enough politics in their works —Kole Omotoso

How Damoche, J. Real, MOB thrilled lovers on valentine day

Finalists giddy over Nigerian Idol

No second child with Payne –9ice

Don Jazzy apologises to Nigerian rappers

Jonathan and quest for reform through committees

Politics of National Conference agitations

Being half African-American makes me sensitive to the rest of the world — Princess Carroll Ayo Durodola

Demands for new states hit 45 —Ekweremadu

Ondo gov race: PDP may support LP •As Agunloye’s aide, others defect to LP

Court to continue hearing of case on FRA Williams’ estate

Diet soda tied to heart attack, stroke risks

Ojukwu’s burial ceremony kicks off in Zungeru

Kogi: PDP must obey rule of law - Jubril Isah

Bayelsa police smash car theft syndicate

One party South-west a fallacy —Mimiko

Eight arrested with $6trn fake bonds

Lassa fever hits Rivers •Govt moves to curtail spread

Northern govs not financing Boko Haram — Yuguda

Dokubo-Asari warns North against 2015 Presidency

New twist creeps into PDP convention

Boko Haram threats becloud Sokoto election

Policeman beats driver to pulp over N50 bribe

2015: Yar’Adua’s men move to take over CPC

5 die, 40 vehicles burnt in Lagos fire

Mo’Cheddah, KnightHouse Part Ways

I Never Knew I Was Going To Be A Musician – Dekunle Fuji

Subsidy Probe: Fear Grips Minister, Oil Top Shots As Lobby Fails

Friday, February 17, 2012

Election Tribunal:Lawyers, Others Acted As Bribe Couriers – NBA

Convention: Pdp Is Sick, Needs Surgical Operation

Yuguda Harps On Nigerian Unity

Obasanjo, Other S’West Pdp Leaders In Crucial Talks

No Rift With Military Chiefs — Defence Minister

Workers Shut Down Oceanic Bank

Supreme Court Reinstates Sacked Kwara CJ

Robbers Invade Ogun Gov’s Office

How Amaechi Brought Nlng Back To Rivers — MD

I’ll withdraw suit against Tribune - Ajimobi

Gunmen Kill 2, abduct lawmaker’s mother In Bayelsa

Encomiums As Former Tribune Editor Is Laid To Rest

Supreme Court upholds borno, zamfara govs’ victory

Detainees: We’ll Comply With IGP’s Directive On 24 Hours — FCT CP

Gov Poll: Bomb Scare In Sokoto

CAF Postpones Egypt’s Nations Cup Qualifier

Ahmed Musa Scores For CSKA

I’m Excited With Eagles Call-up - Victor Moses

I Know How To Handle Super Eagles - Rwanda Coach

Missing My Menses

Too Shy To Talk To Ladies

Raped Seven Years Ago

Wedding Bells Ring For Bisi Rahman

Ibru Sisters Return

Baby Boy For Lolu Shodeinde

As The Heavens Open To Receive Whitney Houston...

So Far, Ajimobi Has Failed Oyo People ––Accord Party Boss

Issues In The Second Coming Of Ribadu

I Studied Architecture But Realised My Talent Is Music ––Seal•Four-Time Grammy Award Winner

Am I On The Right Track?

Can I Still Have Her?

Honourable Mulikat: The Amazon And The Task Of Re-Engineering Legislative Business

Where Are The Ekiti Wise Men?

General Motors Set To Unveil Huge Losses

Hyundai Launches New Thinkers’ Index With Microsoft

Stallion Motors Displays Brands At Autoline Motor Exhibition

‘National Conference Necessary To Address Our Federalism’

PDP Has Lost Focus —Bamanga Tukur

Subsidy Probe: Fear Grips Minister, Oil Top Shots As Lobby FailsDonald Ojogo, Asaba

Top Police Chiefs Aided My Escape - Kabiru Sokoto

Thursday, February 16, 2012

NFF charges Eagles to sustain momentum

Keshi eyes FIFA top 10

Nigeria's coach expresses confidence as ECOWAS international cycling tour begins

Emenike scores twice in club win

Wada’s case not before us -Supreme Court

Bolt to run at Czech meet

With the war over now, I’ll build £3m hospital in Ivory Coast

HotSports squash tourney serves off

Residents lament power outage at Ibrahim Taiwo area

Community leader commends Ahun-Efon people over peaceful co-existence

Traders, residents decry state of infrastructure at Ijoko

Jubilation as ALGON distributes relief materials to Ibadan flood victims

Saraki buys JAMB forms for prospective applicants

Micro finance bank offers scholarship to girl with one leg

Royal family threatens to sue Oye LG boss, secretary over alleged contempt

Water corporation boss assures Oyo residents of better days ahead

Maolud Nabiyy: Between celebration and emulation of the prophet

TASUED, our certificates, pls

Why the delay in payment of federal workers’ salary?

Spiral effects of oil subsidy removal

Teachers as terrorists

Prayers of Prophet Muhammad

NHIS and universal health coverage

The Customsmen’s intervention

Empower your followers economically, Shafaudeen tells religious leaders

MUSWEN wants NIREC in states, LGAs

Heartburn drugs may increase fracture risk in older women


Power outage: Adaba, Akowo residents appeal to govt

Boko Haram: NTDC gives hotel owners 30-day registration ultimatum

SSS to declare more Boko Haram leaders wanted •Military stops ex-soldier’s pension

15 die in Onitsha road accident

Mark faults critics on constitution amendment •As Nnamani, Amaechi call for caution

Sudan denying Nigeria’s peacekeeping officers visa —Minister

Only true federalism can end Nigeria’s woes —Mimiko

Fuel subsidy probe: We are on course —Reps •Say all culprits will face prosecution

Observer groups storm Sokoto ahead tomorrow’s gov poll

OBJ, Bajowa trade words over liquidation of Nigeria Airways

Reps probe CBN over N200bn

Fani-Kayode re-arraigned by EFCC

Lagos traders protest closure of Ladipo market

Gov Wada charges transition committee

Electricity tariff: Civil society groups protest 88% increase

Early retirement: Jonathan urged to direct Army authorities to comply with court order

3 policemen arrested over alleged killing of 2

Cleric warns FG against further fuel increase

Kidnapping: Corps members advised against travelling in NYSC uniform

‘Osama bin Laden dreamed of marrying Whitney’ •‘Said Whitney was the most beautiful woman he'd ever seen’ •‘Wanted to woo her with mansion in Khartoum’

OAU equips security unit with 10 motorcycles

Reduce medical tourism, urologist tells Nigerians

Kogi prison attackers were armed robbers, not Boko Haram -Prisons Service •Says it has re-arrested 25 of the 119 inmates set free

Terrorism: US court jails Abdulmutallab for life

Lt Akintunde Akinsehinwa, MFR: Service to the Nation

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Zambia keeper prepares for harder times

Ijebu-Ode eight others host Shell Cup zonal prelims

Clijsters withdraws from Indian Wells

Messi equals scoring record

FG approves policy on productivity

Security tighened at Nnamdi Azikiwe airport

Foreign reserves hit $35bn

New GOCs emerge as army redeploys 29 Generals

Reps to probe insecurity, bombings

lslamic bank, Jaiz, begins business in 3 branches

We have a dysfunctional economy —Sanusi

‘Police yet to receive N700m from EFCC’

Tribune, most imformative newspaper — GUS team

Kano govt compensates families of bomb blast victims

Suit on My Pikin case adjourned

Lagos assembly restricts okada on Ikorodu road

Alleged assault: NBA offers legal service to teacher

Ladoja still in Accord Party -State chairman

Mining, Iron Ore workers stage protest •Over non-implementation of salary structure

Auto crash: 1 TASUED student dies

Katsina: Overpaid workers urged to make refunds or face sanction

C/River gov poll: Parties express confidence in INEC

Embrace virtues of hard work, humility, Nigerians told

Akoko LG bosses sue for peace

Weeds take over Asa dam river in Kwara

OSPADEC blames youths for delay in projects implementation

36 bags of adulterated grasshoppers confiscated at Kano market

Crisis brews in oil-producing communities

Xmas Day bomb blasts: ‘Niger‘ll do justice to all victims’

Azagba Ogwashi community reconciles with Iyasei

Emir of Kano lauds CBN on development initiatives

New traditional ruler emerges for Ilaro, awaits govt’s approval

OYSACA cautions against unprotected sex

Study warn about poor malaria control in pregnant women

Thanks, Gov Amosun

Al-Mustapha and Shofolahan: Justice must prevail

An appeal to Kogi Governor

Herbs mothers can use to cure, prevent measles

Alcohol, drugs: Causes of frequent auto crashes

Nigeria’s moral subsidy removal

My Valentine’s Days are jinxed!

Those watery eyes may not just be about crying


FG may withdraw 2012 budget from National Assembly

2 directors loot N16bn pension fund •42 officials in Head of Service’s office under arrest •Senate panel faults MDAs’ use of non-accredited auditors

Confusion as NNPC can’t defend N1.35 trillion budget

5 killed as hoodlums clash in Lagos

There is corruption in EFCC, Lamorde admits •As Senate confirms him

S/West, S/South leaders meet Jonathan, demand national conference

Boko Haram bombs Kogi prison •Kills warder, frees members, other inmates escape •Shoot-out in Maiduguri •SSS declares ex-soldier wanted

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

I copied Egypt’s style -Renard

Ahmed Musa anxious to face Ronaldo •Champions League outing

Heineken Champions Planet connect consumers nationwide

Keshi tests Eagles against Liberia

Between Ajimobi and Lyrics Nite Club

805 Restaurant opens in Abuja

Ghanaians declared Mike Adenuga wanted ‘We are waiting for Glo super services’

CANUK to inaugurate Committee On London 2012 Olympics

Alaafin’s daughter, Shade,Preaches cultural rejuvenation in Ghana •As Eryca Freemantle launches Keep fit African

IGP, NTDC collaborate to enforce hotel registration and security

Alesinloye assures on rapid development

Irepodun LG promises support for free health care

Irewole LG employs 220 youths

Rep empower 200 Ekiti widows

Agege residents laud govt’s effort in clearing waterway

Crisis looms in Orhuwhorun over alleged murder

Igueben inaugurates committee to monitor projects

Lawmakers urged to fund community health scheme

Oyo govt disburses N2.2m to execute community projects in Saki East

Ridding journalism of charlatans

Nigeria’s situation: We are all guilty

EFCC: Reviewing Waziri’s tenure

2012 predictions: How not to berate prophets

God, Creator of the universe

Do you have heart attack personality?


FG earmarks N60bn for electricity subsidy

Electronic waste poses danger to human life, UN warns

Protest: 18 TASUED students escape death

Reps urge FG to dredge River Benue

Pipeline projects: Jonathan seeks Senate’s approval for $7.9bn

Alleged assault: Customs officer, son appear before Oyo assembly

Bayelsa gov poll, a charade — ACN •Slams PDP, INEC

My return to PDP on course — Ladoja

Kogi H/Assembly rerun: 116 multiple registrations detected

NABTEB partners NGOs, community leaders to boost transformation agenda

Police justify roadblock removal

Whitney Houston’s funeral holds Saturday •Service planned at New Jersey church where pop star sang as a child

Dickson sworn in as Bayelsa gov •Vows to wage war against corruption

‘FG spent N600bn on varsities in 20 years’

2012 budget: MDAs smuggled in over N1trn projects —Senate

FG to strengthen patronage of local industries

Okorocha declares free education in Imo

3,680 lawyers called to the Bar

Valentine’s Day: Fast food joints record high patronage

Jonathan quits as ECOWAS chairman tomorrow

PPPRA approved importation of petrol for portfolio investors —Senate panel

Ondo govt gives N300m car loan to 600 teachers

AMCON recovers N600bn from bank debtors •As Bankers Committee forecloses shift in penalty charges on Cashless Lagos

Perjury: Court okays move to prosecute Salami •NJC not my employer —Salami

Anti-bomb policeman blown up in Kaduna •Two persons injured

Monday, February 13, 2012

Edo PDP gov primary: 5 aspirants cleared

Mickelson wins Pebble Beach tourney

Registration for MTN Street Soccer begins

...Picks 20 players for Liberia

Keshi salutes Chipolopolo

Plateau youths charged on self-employment

Students defend LG boss

Communal crisis looms in Ado-Odo community

Ikorodu, Owode residents praise LASWA for clearing waterway

NDLEA nabs suspected hemp dealers

Electricity supply to Apete community has gone from bad to worse —Residents

Mimiko charges communities to drive own development

Don’t disturb our peace, Ilaje communities plead

Expert urges govt to support community policing

Neighbourhood Security: Police chiefs call for cooperation of vigilance members in Ekiti

21 amazing facts abaout honey bee

Imoke’s health programme

Al Mustapha: At last, justice prevails

What you should know about Valentine’s Day

The folly of misplaced aggression

On AU leadership and yellow journalism

The National Secretary PDP deserves

Val’s Day: Why you should watch for broken heart


Oke-Ogun PDP reconciles, demands better federal recognition

FRSC warns Valentine’s Day fun seekers against traffic violation

Tension in Ado Ekiti over robbery scare

Ajimobi laments S/West underdevelopment after Awo

Auto crash on Lokoja-Abuja highway claims 14

Ogun sets up committee on TASUED

Workers of research institutes begin strike

Jonathan inaugurates Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme

Bauchi cpc to boycott assembly by-election

Non-oil tax yields N1.51trn as FIRS collects N4.62trn

JAMB deploys new machines for 2012 UTME

Judicial commission: Stay action, courts tells Oyo govt

Mimiko to inaugurate projects in Ondo communities •To mark 3rd year in office

Bayelsa, Oyo elections: PDP’s reconciliation is working — Folarin

Amosun revokes Daniel’s father’s church C of O

Subsidy probe: Senate orders companies to submit documents in 48 hrs

Bayelsa gov-elect, Dickson, receives certificate of return

Terrorism: French naval ship arrives Lagos with 30 officers

Alleged N75.5bn scam: EFCC to file amended charges against ex-works minister

No more roadblocks —IG •Disbands all squads, teams •Laments commercialisation of the force

Director shot at Kaduna Govt House •Mistaken for suicide bomber

Rainstorm ravages Lagos •1 killed, properties destroyed

Nigeria’s poverty level rises, hits 71.5% •Sokoto, Niger top list of poorest states

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Osaze wrecks Wolves •Scores hat-trick

Eagles maul Kaduna DSS

Anichebe not yet a complete striker —Moyes

Aiyegbeni not in my plans yet -Keshi

Gervinho, Toure wreck Ivory Coast •As Zambia Lifts Nations Cup trophy

Ejigbo LCDA launches road trust fund

Enugu approves N195m for renovation of schools

Ejigbo LCDA buys UTME forms for 100 youths

Corps members charged on community service

LG boss promises to repair burnt shops•Says it’s now one man, one shop

Patigi community lauds Kwara gov over construction of road

Fire guts storey building at Popo-Igbomina

Agbado community wants security beefed up

Orile-Agege residents want road fixed

Kokori seeks lawmakers’support for special fund for oil producing communities

Let’s support Gov Uduaghan

Gov Ajimobi, mandate Ona-Ara LG boss to rehabilitate Oloruntedo road

Heavenly encounter with Awo

Yoruba should be wary of fake Awoists

Now, ‘morning-after’ pills treat fibroids


‘14 pensioners died in Zamfara in 2011’

CAC registers 2 million business names

Benue govt to fish out 5,000 ghost pry school teachers

Kogi gov to probe transport, education, housing sectors

Fuel subsidy probe’ll yield result - Tambuwal

PDP has lost focus — Bamangar Tukur

NSE revokes licences of 10 brokerage firms •Declares 48 others inactive

Mimiko, Uduaghan, Yakowa harp on polio eradication

Fayemi signs N88.8bn budget into law

PDP national scribe: OBJ battles pressure over Babatope, Oke

Nwabueze, others mourn Mbu, Aluko

TASUED SUG calls for removal of Ogun education commissioner •OAU resumes February 26

15,000 ex-militants protest non-payment of allowances in Delta

Boko Haram: We’ll not leave S/West -Northerners

Bayelsa gov poll: NYSC members, security agents escape death in boat accident

FG stops diploma programmes in varsities •To reduce tenure of varsity, poly registrars

Kenya’s presidential candidate challenges Obasanjo, others on Boko Haram

NNPC, oil multinationals dollar sales lift naira

N75m not for toilet doors –NCC

Ondo govt uncovers plot to blackmail it with fake audit report •Mimiko endorsed for second term

Gunmen kill 2 in Kaduna

American singer, Whitney Houston, dies at 48 •Found drowned in bathtub in her hotel room •Her death stuns music world •Honoured at pre-Grammy Awards’ Gala

Nnewi community has N20bn road reconstruction work going on’

N1.7trn oil subsidy: Senate summons NNPC, PPPRA, 88 oil marketers

Dickson, PDP candidate, is Bayelsa gov-elect •Polls 417,500 votes to beat opponents •Jonathan, Mark, Tambuwal congratulate gov-elect

Boko Haram’s funding traced to UK, S/Arabia •Sect planned to turn Nigeria into Afghanistan •Arrested kingpin opens up

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Nations Cup: Abidjan agog ahead today's final

Hayatou seeks fresh term

Match fixing saga: Eguma to appeal ban •NFF unfair to Sunshine -Adejube

3SC fans go haywire •As team plays third draw at home

Restaurant waiters rob customers of change

3-minute chat with a lunatic

Anti-ageing make-up tricks

Chris Okotie celebrates 25 years of Household of God

Ian Randolph loses son

Primate Ayodele celebrates birthday with downtrodden

Titi Atiku still holds the ace

Jeffrey, CB don’t intimidate me on Idol —Yinka Davies

OSRC: The revolution within

Mai Nasara’s day of glory

A valentine outing and its outfit

Malaika takes birthday bash to Dubai

Beautiful Nubia relocates to Lagos

Nigerian Idol unveils dozen finalists

MJ, Nouah to anchor Reality Show

We’ll send ACN packing in Oyo by 2015 — Ojolowo

FG, oil firms and new challenges of oil theft

There is no company called PHCN in the world —NERC boss

If I was a woman in Russia, I would be a lesbian, as the men are very ugly —Karl Lagerfeld

Why Eket should produce Akpabio's successor — Senator Etang Umoyo

Adamawa election, one of the best by Jega-led INEC —Aduwo

Strike paralyses activities in RUSAL ALSCON

Police to establish training college in Kwara

Controversy trails demolition of Daniel’s father’s Church • We’re not given contravention notice — Pastor-in-Charge • We only demolished gate house - Govt

Be prepared for LG elections -PDP tells ACN

Give us full-fledged minister -Oyo PDP charges Jonathan

Boko Haram in Kano 'll affect Northern economy -FCT Minister

Akpabio urges Nigerians to study Ojukwu

Damilola Taylor’s father calls for inquiry after recall of son’s killer

PDP stuns ACN in Oyo House of Reps rerun election •It's victory of reality over propaganda -Akinjide

Fuel scarcity looms in Kwara, Kogi, Oyo, Ekiti

Gov Aliyu eulogises late Commissioner

Akpabio donates N1m to save girl’s leg

FG in dilemma over public service restructuring

Presidency directs SSS to take over Kabiru Sokoto’s case •Suspect to remain in SSS custody

Amosun, Fashola harp on polio education

Bayelsa gov election: Apathy, low turnout mar exercise •PDP crisis responsible -Jonathan •Election peaceful, orderly - Dickson •ACN member shot dead on election eve

Boko Haram exposed •How sect was formed •Training details •Why it is changing tactics

We Only Went To School To Please Our Parents —Skuki

Friday, February 10, 2012

Why Fuel Is Cheaper Than Water In Nigeria

Ehiosun Escapes Death In Turkey

Yomi Bankole Goes Home

Match-fixing: Rivers Backs Eguma

Keshi Wants 4yrs For Eagles

I Am Gay, Please Help

My Boyfriend Is HIV Positive

Allergic To Condom

Lepers Cry For Help!

First Lady Pledges To Empower Physically-challenged

Enugu Approves N195m For Renovation Of Public Schools

26 More Community Projects Commissioned In Akwa Ibom

Austen Peters Shame Detractors

Primate Ayodele’s Valentine Birthday

Wedding Tale Trails Freda Edewor

Origin Of Valentine Is Good, But Its Essence Has Been Corrupted

Al-Mustapha: Day OF Long Faces

The Battle Royale In S/West PDP Over National Secretary Post

Mo’Cheddah Celebrates Graduation At Hugh Lounge

Valentine:What These Stars Will Do

I Am Not In Music For Fame Or Money—Engager

Nollywood Needs Rebranding —Eeefy Ike, Actress And Model

Re : He Has Abandoned Me

Blunders That Made IBB, Abacha End Up As Bad Leaders — Chijuka

Navy Releases Postings

Sokoto Gov Poll: Newly Registered Voters Not Eligible - REC

Omole Urges Amosun To Reverse Scrapping Of Tai Solarin Varsity

I Did Not Stop Bayelsa Gov Election - Judge

Contestants Lobby Akinjide, Others Over Oyo PDP Chairmanship Seat

Jonathan, Obj In Talks With Ladoja On Return To PDP

NURTW dissociates self from disturbances

Girl,19 Strangles, Dumps Baby In Toilet

Glo partners Nigeria police to combat crime

Blackmail syndicate targets delta, rivers govs—Group

NUJ Threatens Action Against FG

Stop Press: Shootings In Kano

Uncertainty Over Sylva’s Whereabouts

4 Boko Haram Members Killed In Fresh Explosions •2 Soldiers Injured As JTF Arrests 3 Suspects In Borno

The Man Kabiru Sokoto

I Must Endorse Top Military Postings -Defence Minister •No, That Is Not Possible - Military

XMAS DAY BOMBING: How Kabiru Sokoto Was Rearrested

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I Set Up My First Business When I Was Just 11 Years Old• Says Helen Grant, British MP With Nigerian Roots

Thursday, February 09, 2012

Amodu storms Eagles camp

Ekiti FA names new secretary

Taye Taiwo wants permanent deal at QPR

Gyan gets respite from teammates

Zambian prostitutes offer free sex •For victory over Ghana

Mensah begs Ghana fans

Kogi: 10-day diary of Pilot-governor

Lassa fever kills 7 in Taraba

Kogi NDLEA arrests suspected Indian hemp dealers

OIL SUBSIDY PROBE: Confusion over price of kerosene•NNPC says N50; PPMC, N75 - 110; PPPRA N130 - N131 •There’ll be fuel crisis soon if... - PPPRA

N20 bribe causes Hausa/Igbo clashes in Onitsha •1 shot dead by police •Hausas flee to Asaba

Boko Haram threatens U.S. •Security tightened at American Embassy in Abuja

DESOPADEC donates notebooks to students in 2 LGs

Kwara rural health programme gets a boost

Kogi: Kpata people appeal for completion of road

Ogbere-Mosfala residents decry govt’s neglect

Adegbayi residents cry to Ajimobi over abandoned road

‘Nnewi community has N20bn road reconstruction work going on’

NGO counsels Lagosians against negative effect of Valentine’s Day

Police dock 3 for robbing residents of Adekile community

Sexual relationship in Islam (4)

Police and need for re-orientation

Letter to Central Bank of Nigeria (Cbn)

Re: Governor Ajimobi don’t impose leader on Oyo NURTW

Sylva scores off Jonathan

Boko Haram and Islam (2)

Overhauling systemic rot in the police

Boko Haram: ‘Socio-economic creation’

Maulud Nabiyy: MURIC calls for prayers


Foreigners target Ondo for oil and gas investments

Niger Delta elders apologise to youths •Say, ‘we have failed you’

Enugu gov’s wife pledges to empower physically challenged persons

Taraba passes N73.8bn 2012 budget

Roads: States claim N350 billion from FG - Minister

PPN urges stakeholders to resist scrapping of TASUED

FG reviews primary, secondary schools’ curricula

Oyinlola queries Aregbesola’s claim of N2.5bn fraud

Akerele mourns Aluko, Mbu, Dantata •As ex-Ekiti commissioner mourns Aluko

Ekiti assembly scraps office of minority leader

S/Court ruling: Gov Lamido, others relocate to Abuja

Husbands petition IGP over wives’ postings

Boko Haram: Security beefed up in Lagos

Borno Speaker impeached

I was bribed to nail Al-Mustapha, says Katako

Committee on police reorganisation meets IGP •Set to flush out bad eggs

Scrapping of TASUED is unfortunate - Adebanjo

Senate backs post-UTME

Salami knows fate as NJC meets Feb 29

PDP’ll win Bayelsa, Sokoto, C/River - Jonathan •15,000 security personnel for Bayelsa poll tomorrow

Soyinka, Agbeyegbe ask court to void 1999 Constitution

FG may review Lagos-Ibadan Expressway concession

Ilesa Cathedral Diocese installs new Iya Ijo

Sanusi’s theory of economic emasculation

Why men should take check-ups seriously

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Ahmed, Daniel, Boroffice mourn Aluko, Mbu

MEND’s threat: Reps to probe amnesty programme

Police arrest hunter for killing colleague in Osun

Kogi gov: Court adjourns till Feb 14

Uduaghan cautions aides against acts of disloyalty

Edo govt, Vietnamese farmers sign MoU on rice production

IGP reads riot acts to officers

Ibadan electricity distribution firm inaugurates scratch card payment scheme

Ambassadorial lists: Senate confirms Ojo Madueke, 82 others

‘Nigeria’ll be a brand ambassador for power in next 3 yrs’

ACN, Accord Party supporters clash in Ibadan over project

Procomtel institutes suit against Zain

FG exonerates ex-militants from Warri bomb blast

‘Govt ready for dialogue with Boko Haram if...’

CAC president’s case adjourned till March 13, 14, 15

N25m award for Baba Suwe: NDLEA asks court to stay execution

Tribunal to hear Okediran’s petition today

Giant whale shark washed ashore in Pakistan

Nyako sworn in as Adamawa gov

Market capitalisation depletes by 0.47% on NSE

Ogun govt scraps TASUED

Bayelsa gov poll: INEC ’ll conduct credible, acceptable election - Jega

Women league boss lauds Flamingoes

Senegal fires Amara Traore

Redknapp cleared of tax evasion

Ighalo scores 3rd La Liga goal

Fuel subsidy: Drama as ‘sick’ importer takes to his heels

I’m ready to serve my country - Ribadu •Accepts FG’s offer •He’s on his own - ACN

Boko Haram’s armoury uncovered in Kano •Security task force reveals names of Agip Brass-Bonny pipeline attackers •Nigeria, EU to engage anti-terrorism experts on Boko Haram

NGO steps up campaign on reproductive health

Agbeni residents commend PHCN

Kwara: Allottees of govt’s estates to pay outstanding debts

NDDC chief flays Ilaje traditional rulers over allegation of non-performance

LG boss tasks new appointees

Akure cement dealer alleges threat to his life •Accuses police of brutality

Recreation centre: Apapa residents condemn abandonment

PDP boss charges Nigerians on act of giving

Teachers, community leaders commend Ajimobi

Self-monitoring of blood sugar, key to living healthy with diabetes —OBJ

Re: Awo facing the political storm (2)

How new IGP can achieve success

Security: More to be done, Mr President

Survey shows lapses in herbal medicine research

How to treat impotence with herbs

Message of concern from the Caribbean

Keeper to killer

I thought he was a brother, but he raped me!

‘White glow’ in babies’ eyes a possible cancer warning


Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Customs officer hospitalised over bullet wounds

Fed Poly Bida faults report of assembly on students’ riot

World Cancer Day: ERA/FoEN asks Jonathan to pass tobacco bill

400 children died of lead poisoning in Zamfara —HRW

Kogi guber: Wada dragged to S/Court for judgment interpretation

FG set for recruitment of 2,000 teachers into Unity Schools

Eminent leaders raise alarm over state of insecurity

Kogi Assembly passes vote of confidence in speaker

Nigerians mourn Mbu, Aluko...

Court grants leave to SERAP to seek order of mandamus against FG

We never ordered Customs to stop inspection of imported petroleum products - CBN

FG owes Lagos govt N11bn pension debts

‘Why Ribadu will accept FG’s appointment’

Prof Aluko, renowned economist, dies at 83 •Jonathan, Mark, Tambuwal, govs, others mourn

Bayelsa gov: Supreme Court dashes Sylva’s hope •Fixes April 20 for judgment

Ghana cuts prices of petroleum products by 20%

Senate directs njc to recall Nigerian judges serving in African countries

A/Ibom gov: Tribunal insists on hearing ACN’s petition

Reps query NCC over N75m budget proposal to replace old toilet doors, locks, others

UNIBEN, UNAAB, UI emerge best Nigerian varsities •Auchi Poly, best polytechnic

Rivers dep speaker urges stakeholders to address sickle cell menace

JISIEC to recruit 10,000 for LG polls

Millions lost to Otukpo market inferno

Ebonyi inaugurates 50-man inter-religious council committee

Mali releases striker

‘...36 hours rest is bonus for Chipolopolo’

Akinyemi claims Africa's Men's K1 spot at London 2012

Don’t be flattered, you are no favourite •Zahoui warns Elephants

IGC earmarks N10m for Insurance Open

FG appoints Ribadu head of oil revenue task force

ESCAPED BOKO HARAM SUSPECT: Biu’s fate still hangs •As Force Disciplinary Committee refers case to PSC

Army foils attempts to bomb 1 Div, Air Force in Kaduna•Suicide bomber killed •Bomber dressed in Army uniform - Army spokesman

Bamfort Hotels, Sango Ota, plans big for Valentine’s Day•Declares Kilishi Day •Holds Indian Nite Feb 18

Applause Media Concept repackages Oke’badan festival

Tourism expert advocates Nigeria-South Africa collaboration

Ogun to revive cultural activities— Odeyemi

Senate commends NCPC on pilgrimage

When Nigerian pilgrims explored Sinai Peninsula•Climbed 2,285 metre high Moses’ Mountain for 5hrs •Visited site of the burning bush, Moses’ well and St. Catherine Monastery

Wukari council is blessed with mineral resources —Agbu

Gov tasks Kwara LG bosses on development

Osun: Environmental health association inaugurates new officers

NESREA organises workshop for gold miners in Ilesa

Traditional ruler blames youth restiveness on disrespect for African culture

Council decries dirty habit among Amuwo-Odofin’s residents

Mongoro residents want more police presence

Atakumosa West LG distributes items to widows, others

Meran residents seek govt’s help to curb

Students from Ilaje LG get book allowance

Jonathan: Treading the path to people’s hearts

Coffee: Does it prevent diabetes?


Will LG election ever hold in Anambra State?

Need for justice in Nigeria

On NNPC and kerosene issue

Imoke: Delight of Cross Riverians

Nigeria's foremost economist, Professor Sam Aluko is dead

Monday, February 06, 2012

‘Cashless economy won’t eliminate circulated cash’

South Africa to probe MEND’s threats

EU earmarks N7bn to fight corruption in Nigeria

Ajayi Crowther varsity shut over violence

Judicial reform panel kicks against special court for EFCC, ICPC

Ambassador Mbu dies in London

5 suspects escape from NDLEA custody

FirstBank ranked no 1 in Nigeria

Boko Haram wants to kill me - Soyinka

NBA urges INEC to prosecute erring staff

Niger SUBEB projects’ funds intact - Chairman

Nigeria Airways retirees petition EFCC over pension fraud

Systemic corruption: ICPC steps up review of public sector

Security agencies uncover bombers of Orubebe’s house

DAY 3: Lagos NUJ condemns lock-out of aviation journalists

Kogi: ‘We want S/Court order on tenure elongation implemented’

Commission wants NSE, IGP to investigate JTF

Constitute Osun SIEC now, PDP tasks Aregbesola

Ekiti PDP, ACN trade words over LG administration

Okupe berates Obasanjo over leadership style

CJN warns political class on consequences of ignoring court order

Eid-el-Maulud: Gov Aliyu preaches peace

Oyo Central senatorial seat: Tribunal set to hear Ilaka’s petition

Kano: Residents urged to complement govt’s efforts on security

Detained Boko Haram kingpin opens up •Reveals how sect operates •Says members can’t defect for fear of assassination •Gunmen kill Islamic cleric in Zamfara

Bomb blasts in Kano, Maiduguri, Warri •Boko Haram, MEND claim responsibilities

'My dream is to play for Nigeria’

These Flamingoes need to brace-up - Oladipo

‘Osaze ’ll bounce back to reckoning’

Drogba in line for award

Osun:Ajenisunwa wants secondary school

Flood may sack houses in Alagbado

Yaba LCDA sells kerosene at N50 per litre to public

Ajero laments negative impact of mining on community

Motorists lament poor state of Okeho-Iganna road

World Bank to assist 270 communities in Katsina

Ilesa West LG boss distributes relief materials

Egbedore LG boss explains efforts to serve communities

Akepe residents want drainage to prevent flood

Irepodun wants electricity reconnected

Bee keeping (2)

Wishing UI Olanipekun

Kogi governor will succeed

FCT’s 2015 agenda : Treading unfamiliar path?

Think on your feet

Time: Greatest of all resources

Who is a good politician?

Why your perception of illness is important


Clark, Nwabueze, Balarabe, Fasehun call for SNC

Sunday, February 05, 2012

Boko Haram: Kano Yoruba Christians, Muslims hold prayer

Taraba CJ inaugurates 58 area court judges

Atiku congratulates Nyako, PDP

Gov election: Don’t politise our tradition, Edo rulers warn

Eid-el-Maolud: We’ll vote for Nigeria’s unity - Mark •As lawmaker charges Muslims

Eid-el-Maolud: Edo gov aspirant charges Muslims

Eid-el-Maolud: Amosun, Mimiko, Oni charge Muslims

FG to establish maritime varsity in Gbaramatu kingdom

Ondo: Ilaje communities lament absence of NDDC

Kwara gov attributes slow growth rate to policy inconsistency

Why we planned to obtain N10bn loan - Kwara govt

PDP national convention: ‘OBJ will not support imposition of candidates’

SSAUTHRIAI threatens indefinite strike

Aregbesola makes case for sovereign national conference, true federalism

Kogi: JP gov candidate pledges support for Wada

Rep faults call for national sovereign conference

‘North suffers myriads of security threats’

Nigerians urged to be security conscious

Bayelsa gov Poll: MPPP withdraws from race

‘Salami’s return to office a wishful thinking’

Niger Delta communities harbouring vandals risk collateral damage —JTF

No overage players in Flamingoes

Crown FC picks Ilorin stadium •As NNL Rejects Iloko Stadium

Garba awaits approval for Eaglets camping site

Obasi scores first goal for Schalke

Ogun provides 20 communities with boreholes

Odunmade, Solumade, others fear pending flood

Rotary pledges assistance to communities

Katsina releases grains for sale

Early morning inferno razes 7 shops in Lafiagi

Olaosegba disburses bursary to Ibarapa East LG students

Foundation identifies common ailments among rural dwellers

Bembo, Elere residents lament bad roads

Insecurity: Police, security firm train 300 vigilance members in Osun

Communities in Sango-Ota raise the alarm on fresh flood

Role of adult education in national development

INEC, attend to our plight

Of uncanny coincidences between US and Ibadan

Educating Nigerians on fuel subsidy removal

Autopsy examination How it can better your health


‘Corruption is the act of terrorism confronting Nigeria’

MEND vows to attack MTN, SACOIL, others •Claims responsibility for Agip pipeline attack

CIA, SSS in manhunt for Boko Haram kingpins •Illegal aliens have invaded Benue -Suswam alerts •Says 100 persons arrested, detained

ADAMAWA GOV: Nyako wins again •Holds out olive branch to opponents •Marwa kicks •As ACN drags Wada to court, calls for fresh poll in Kogi

Saturday, February 04, 2012

The more flesh you show, the more tacky you look - Mercy Aigbe

Man Utd eyes first win at Chelsea in 10 years •As Chelsea banks on home record •Torres dreams goals against Man Utd

Ghana faces tough test against Tunisia •Tunisia banks on Khalifa •Tunisia to wear black armbands •My confidence has grown -Alhassan

AFCON 2012: Zambia for S-Final •Gabon, Mali make history

Flamingoes rout Kenya 3-0 •Nigerian girls are overage, Kenya coach insists

Who dumped these lunatics in Ibadan?

Let's talk scents

Channel O brings Grammy fever to Africa

Stephanie Okereke debunks February wedding

Stingomania, Mingle TV plan big for lovers ...Unveil first reality show on music video production

Bowen VC can hardly recognise me on stage - Eva

How your Lingerie enchant him

Sex: When to set the boundaries

Banky W set for “The Song Nigerians Wrote”

Onyeka, Waje, Savage for love concert

Nnena hosts kids on Valentine

Kudirat: Whither justice for others slain?

Fuel subsidy probe Saving Nigeria’s oil sector from vultures

34-year-old killed by hair extension?

Ecological Fund has not achieved desired impact in S/East - Hon. Nwogbo

Nigeria must change to confederalism now or face disintegration - Chief Tola Adeniyi

Eid- el-Maulud: Ekweremadu urges peaceful co-existence

43-year-old man murdered in Ibadan •Killers take mum to see his corpse

Ogbeni Banjo accepts Amosun’s offer to serve on Odu’a firm

House of Reps rerun: PDP chieftain warns INEC

NSCDC is committed to ensuring Jonathan’s transformation agenda—Commandant-General

Uncontrolled influx of foreigners, Almajiri syndrome, causes of insecurity in Kano -Committee report

Muslim Ummah warns religious leaders against provocative comments •Wants FG to compensate families of Boko Haram victims

Malaria kills more than 1.2m people

2 mega, model primary schools ready in Ondo

Oginni donates Police post to Odogbo-Ijesa community

Robbery attack in Ajaokuta not connected with Boko Haram -Kogi CP

New IG is best man for the job -Security expert

Niger police arrest 3 suspects over sale of 2-week-old baby

Akpabio to rebuild Madalla church •Donates N50m to victims

Dead conductor: LASTMA hands over suspected officers to police

Boko Haram may dialogue with FG through foreign mediator •As Igbo split over evacuation from the North •Sect won’t break Nigeria –Abubakar Umar

Adamawa gov election: ACN, PDP flex muscles •As early results stroll in •Massive turnout recorded •Bode George, Taraba gov, traditional rulers boost Nyako’s morale as el-Rufai strategises for Marwa’s CPC

Friday, February 03, 2012

I’m Not Thinking Of Super Eagles -King Osanga

Baribote, Adeniji Adele Differ On League Problems

Nigeria Discusses Friendly With Benin Rep

Reps Rejects NSC N2.4bn Olympics Budget

No Bleeding After Sex

I Have Random Abdominal Pains

Severe Pains In My Knees

Please Save My Marriage

Vivienne Chioloji Not Ready

Aregbesola’s COS Gives Out Daughter

Baby Girl For Yomi Akinruntan

My spouse is an icon, What It Comes To Domestic Matter

Adamawa Gov Poll: It’s Nyako Against Marwa

Al-Mustapha: Guilty As Charged?

Ph.D, Law Degrees Were My Childhood Dreams – Nwabueze •Award-Winning Advocate Who Teaches Law At Southampton University, UK

Soul Train Creator, Don Cornelius Kills Self

Ashanti Ready To Return To Music Stardom

I Would Have Been A Dead Hero By Now - Ayanbinrin

Apart From Music, I Also Love To Make Clothes - Stella Monye

She Is Staging A Comeback

What Are The Effects Of Late-Child Bearing?

Car Maintenance TipsChecking Shock Absorbers For Damage And Replacing Them

Toyota Sees Prius Exceeding Volt Fuel Efficiency

Honda Motors To Invest In Building Jets

‘Supreme Court Judgment Should Be Respected’

‘Present Opposition Parties Worship Individuals’

Ogun PDP Boss Faults Court Order

Robbers Invade Church, Kill Guard •Robbers Raid Bank, Police Station, Kill Doctor •Warri Residents Protest Robbery Attacks

NSCDC Deploys 30,000 For Gov Elections

No Plan To Cut 2012 Budget -Okonjo-Iweala

Nigerians Advised Against India’s Fake Medical Agents

Imo INEC Ad-Hoc Staffers Petition Commission

Adamawa Governorship Election Holds Today

Ekiti polls: Govt appeals Against Sack Of EKSIEC members

ACN Petitions Musdaper On Appeal Over Senatorial Election

Oyo Uk Indigenes Donate Relief Materials To Ibadan Flood Victims

Judiciary Members Honour Justice Jimoh

Fear Of Sack Grips Workers In Acquired Banks •As Exodus Of Staff Hits Intercontinental Bank

Air Hostess Jailed For Cocaine Smuggling

Bayelsa Election: Nobody Can Stop PDP -Jonathan

Boko Haram: Security Sources Insist Abu Qaqa Under Arrest

Pressure Mounts On Jonathan, Traditional Rulers To Save Al-Mustapha

Police Reform: Anxiety Grips Acting IG, Top Officers •As Petitions Flood PSC Panel

Thursday, February 02, 2012

‘I have no regret’ •Defeat to Guinea our downfall –Traore

Sudan won’t be easy -Renard

A minute silence in q/final games

We must not be careless •Yaya Toure warns

Ladoja charges Ibadan elite on youth development

Iba local council tasked on development projects

Abuja communities yet to access $3m FCT Fadama III

Adenike Foundation fetes underprivileged

Obalende residents crave security

Amosun lauds college provost’s commitment to duties

Ekiti govt explains delay in completion of Ado-Iworoko-Ifaki road

Delta secretariat annex for inauguration

Ondo begins clearing of water hyacinth in riverine communities

Gov Ajimobi, don’t impose leader on Oyo NURTW

Attention, Govs Aregbesola and Ajimobi

Adamawa electoral fraud must not stand

Black History Month: Three books on the black condition

Boko Haram and Islam

Security: FG must wake up

What really does Boko Haram members want?

Infant mortality: Why you should prevent malnutrition


Ajaokuta Steel workers embark on indefinite strike

C & S leader asks FG to prosecute arrested Boko Haram suspects

NUPENG calls off 2-day strike

PDP proposes March for congresses, convention

Court restrains Ogun PDP from conducting congresses

Oritsejafor’s comment on IGP not personal - Kogi CAN

We have presidential mandate to win Adamawa for PDP - Bamanga Tukur

Bayelsa: Court joins Sylva in the suit to determine PDP candidate

Jonathan offers licences to investors to set up refineries

2012 budget: Borno gov signs N149bn appropriation bill into law

Court orders police to pay 4-year salary to injured female officer

FG expresses commitment to agreement with ASUU

2012 budget: N/Assembly queries DPR’s N30bn recurrent expenditure

US didn’t predict Nigeria’s break up by 2015 -Ambassador

Boko Haram: Prosecutor’s absence stalls Ndume’s trial

Court sacks Ekiti independent electoral commission members•Says ‘they’re not independent’

Again, robbers strike in Delta, kill 4 •Policemen kill robbers in Lokoja •Robbers bomb police station, kill policeman •Robbers invade Murtala Mohammed Airport

Contempt: Edo Attorney-General released on bail

Security: Kano gets more mobile policemen

ACN, LP govs want more powers for states

NJC suspends Salami’s reinstatement agenda

Govt official stashes N2bn loot in residence •Pension reform team leader gives evidence

Fuel subsidy probe: Major oil marketer MDs/CEOs go into hiding •As EFCC, ICPC, SSS lay siege to venue

Boko Haram slaughters 6 in Maiduguri •Multiple bomb explosions rock city •Army relocates Division to Gombe •Destroys sect’s settlement in Damaturu •Boko Haram spokesman’s wife, cousin under interrogation

Sexual relationship in Islam (3)

Tonkere gets new Chief Imam

Terrorism as a global disaster/tregedy

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Abul Qaqa, Boko Haram’s spokesman, arrested

Boko Haram crisis may break Nigeria -ACF warns Jonathan •Wants FG to dialogue with sect •Seeks re-organiation of other security agencies

Ghana, Mali for q-final

Oyo SWAN condemns assault on commissioner •3SC drowns Dolphins

QPR secures work permit for Taiwo •Player handed jersey no 34

'Keep Flamingoes intact'

CAF allays security fears in Nigeria •Okays Flamingoes/Kenya World Cup Qualifier

ASUU suspends strike •Asks for review of 2009 agreement with FG •FG to fund varsities with N400bn yearly from 2015

Nigerians urged to pray to avert plane crash

‘FG’ll promote non-crop enterprises to enhance food security, employment’

Bayelsa community threatens to shut down SPDC operations

Arrest of Boko Haram suspect: FCTA keeps mum

House urges govt to lift embargo on employment in power sector

US pledges support for independent newspapers

Atuche: I didn’t know of any transaction when I gave advice –Witness

Education: Osun to spend N30bn on infrastructure

Bayelsa acting gov sacks Sylva’s security adviser

Customs officer faces probe for beating up teacher

Contempt: Edo govt battles to free jailed Attorney-General

Budget: Jonathan stops MDAs from lobbying NASS members

2012 budget will be used for employment generation - Labour Minister

Tanker drivers’ strike paralyses activities at NNPC depot

Awo Foundation House dedicated in Lagos

PDP postpones BoT, NEC meetings

Ebonyi LG chairman impeached in a hotel

INEC timetable: Jonathan, PDP govs meet in Abuja

N38bn scam: FG appeals Bankole, Nafada’s aquittal

Salami: NJC meeting deadlocked, resumes today

FG loses billions of naira to non-tax regime in oil sector —FIRS

Madalla bomb victims get mass burial •Emir of Suleja booed

Old students to raise N50m for Akoko Gram school

Edo: Crisis brews between Amagba and Evbukhu over land dispute

Traditionalist advocates adoption of traditional oath for political office holders

Man jailed for stealing pot of soup

Lagos NURTW boosts public enlightenment

Itsekiri communities drag DESOPADEC to court

Ilorin: Residents of Taiwo road decry constant power outage

Gbaramatu youths warn oil firm against fueling communal crisis

Cleric counsels Lagos Muslim community on CBN’s cashless policy

Babura LG partners river basin authority on irrigation farming

Funding gaps threaten malaria fight, African leaders declare

‘Cord infections still prevalent in Nigeria’

Fuel subsidy removal: Nigerians, calm your nerves

Sure, freedom from economic bondage

Cocoa powder, husk prevent malaria

Unemployment and fat budgetary allocation to security

The travails of Ndi-Igbo

How am I convinced that he is a changed man?

High blood pressure during pregnacy harms the baby