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Tribune News Archive for February 2015Rss

Friday, February 27, 2015

Fuel queues back in Abuja

Payment of promotion arrears to commence soon, IGP assures

Jonathan mourns Abubakar Gimba

Ibori’s conviction gulped £14m —Senate committee

Supreme Court orders Dariye to return to face trial

2,000 to get free eye surgery in Ondo

We won’t compromise national peace — Jonathan

Collapsed Synagogue building had standard foundation —Engineer

Buhari at Chatham House: PDP’s outburst unnecessary —APC

Corporal kills commander in Bauchi

Death toll in Jos bomb blast now 29

2 PDP members seek disqualification of Kashamu as senatorial candidate

Kidnapper of doctor killed in Rivers

Christian leaders allege death threat for backing Buhari

Political thugs killed 28 policemen in one month —NHRC

Extra-judicial killing: Rights group demands prosecution of policemen

Bombings: Borno equips private schools with scanners

PDP governorship candidate promises to build international market

Civil servants laud Ajimobi for promotion of workers’ welfare

Thursday, February 26, 2015

I have nothing personal against Buhari, Fayose insists

It’s time for women to pay Jonathan back —First lady

Bomb blast kills 26 in Biu, Jos

Airforce officers beat up business man in Warri

Dismissed policemen petition IG

IBB, Abdulsalami, Mark, others grace Gimba’s burial

Jonathan’s endorsement polarises Hausa leaders in S/West

I’m irrevocably committed to Abuja peace accord —Buhari

Medical doctor dies in kidnappers’ den in Rivers •As abductors of Amaechi’s aide ask for N100m ransom

LASU commences refund of students’ excess fees

$3trillion needed for infrastructure in Abuja —Jonathan

Chatham House address, reinforcement of what APC, Buhari stand for —Aregbesola

I am still in PDP —Gbemi Saraki

Oba of Benin has endorsed Jonathan —Ishekure of Benin

IGP inaugurates board of directors for police health maintenance

FG saved N2bn from 15,000 ‘ghost’ pensioners in 2yrs —Okonjo-Iweala

Ogun police boss assures banks in Ijebu axis of adequate security

4.5% in every 100 people have Glaucoma —Expert

Theft of pensioners’ N6.5bn responsible for non-payment of pry sch teachers —Ajimobi

ISIS recruiting Nigerian youths via social media, FG warns

Alao-Akala is fit to govern Oyo —LP senatorial candidate

Women group solicits votes for Jonathan, Teslim

Abuses will make Ladoja more popular ­—Group

South-East Govs’ Forum felicitates with Shagari at 90

Retirees tackle PenCom over unpaid pension, allege fraud

Protesters storm US Embassy in Lagos over violence in Rivers

Promotion of family values, solution to Nigeria’s challenges —Catholic bishops

Financial crime: Access Bank partners police against fraud

7 Nigerian banks rated high on asset quality

Nebo launches multilingual call centre

‘NNPC recorded 50 attacks on gas pipelines in 6 months’

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

General Muhammadu Buhari's speech at Chatham House, London

Reps give FG ultimatum over missing $20bn NNPC audit report

FEC approves $403m loan for Lagos, Rivers, Ogun, Osun •Okays 9 new private varsities

FG, states lament low revenue generation in January •Shared N500.1bn with LGs

Over N300bn injected into power sector in 18 months —BPE

CBN’s forex policy halts naira’s free-fall

Food vendors, canteen workers endorse Ajimobi for second term

Oyo tertiary institution students rally for Jonathan’s re-election

FG targets 30% electricity generation from renewable energy

Buhari commends military, assures of better days

Buhari’s 1983 economic blueprint outdated —Economist

Presidency blasts APC over claims on Boko Haram

Police arrest 6 members of Islamic group in Kaduna

NAFDAC arraigns foreigner over import of fake diapers

CPC partners EFCC to protect consumers against fraud

Suspects arrested for stoning Jonathan in Bauchi petitions CJN, NHRC

Okocha sues NJC, Rivers govt over appointment of chief judge

Yoruba leaders to attend post-confab summit in Ibadan today

APC boycotts governorship debate in Niger

APC yet to proffer solutions to perceived Nigeria’s problems —SYN

Ignore distractions, criticisms, group tells Mbu

APC drags PDP chieftains to royal court over dep gov slot

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

We will shock APC on March 28 —PDP

We’re no more going on strike —ASUP

AG Moeller tendered forged police document, court told

Yes, I betrayed Kwankwaso, Wammako, Amaechi, others —Lamido

I never contemplated dumping PDP —Aliyu

Take charge of Ekiti rigging tape, Soyinka charges INEC, EFCC

Rivers APC drags PDP, others before UN over 150 ‘sins’

Bamidele berates Fayose over media onslaught against Obasanjo, Buhari

Court refers another suit challenging Jonathan’s eligibility to Appeal Court

Reps in rowdy session over Mbu

Olorunsogo II power station was never commissioned by Obasanjo —NDPHC

Senators accuse Okonjo-Iweala of withholding funds for capital projects

Jonathan, Buhari eulogise Shagari @ 90

Man stabs friend to death over cup of tea

Buhari’s claim on NNPC forensic audit report, a non issue —Group

Abuja residents sue Jonathan, Adoke over ministerial appointment

Retired teachers appeal to Oyo govt on pension arrears

How our strategy worked in road sector —Minister

We are working hard to transform the country —Sambo

Monday, February 23, 2015

120 Reps meet with Jonathan

Obasanjo’s exit from PDP, a death warrant —Kwankwaso

INEC, security agencies to review operations on general election

Leave us out of politics, NIMASA urges politicians

Court slates March 19 to hear Buhari’s eligibility suits

Lagos Assembly to honour girl who returns N12m to owner

Again, FG arraigns Faruk Lawan over $620,000 scam

I don’t have accounts on social media —OBJ

Why we suspended CONTISS 15 implementation for poly workers —FG

ASUP meets FG, Reps today over strike

Yoruba leaders to host post-confab summit in Ibadan Thursday

Jonathan still better than Buhari —Arise

Buhari, APC, PDP join suit seeking use of TVC for election

Publish audit report of missing $20bn in NNPC, APC tells Jonathan

Absence of EFCC counsel stalls Fani-Kayode’s trial

Jonathan, not Buhari, is leader Nigeria needs now —Fasehun

Use religion to campaign, pay N1m fine, INEC tells Bauchi politicians

‘Army will deploy soldiers during elections’

No embargo on recruitment by MDAs —FG

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Jonathan, northern strategists adopt 9-point agenda for second term

Mega school concept, dream fulfilled —Mimiko

How we plan to feed Nigerians —Dangote

11 die as female suicide bomber hits Potiskum GSM Market

Over 200 political thugs arrested in Kano

Buhari will fix Nigeria —Group

Christians pray for peaceful polls in Taraba

NIMASA threatens APC with court action over alleged hate campaign •It’s an empty threat —APC

Mark my words, Buhari’ll never be president —Fayose

Let’s boycott election, Biafran leaders call on Ndigbo Over detention of activists

No bird flu in Obasanjo farms —Ogun govt

Contemplating interim govt is treason —Jonathan •Negative adverts worrisome —Onaiyekan

Declining economy: I still have 1983 magic —Buhari

Court’ll not terminate my govt, Ngilari assures supporters

Bayelsa gov, security outfit bag award

PDP’ll record total victory in Plateau —Goar

Jigawa CAN denies N3m bribe, sues for peace

Isiaka accuses Amosun of intolerance

Borno IDPs to return to their destinations for election

Adesina, Al-Makura win integrity award

Lagos PDP carpets Fashola over LG polls

Police to deal with violent groups —Mbu

Osun workers divided over planned strike

$200m W/Bank credit: Stop appropriating our effort for Jonathan, Ajimobi tells Akinjide, Ladoja

Traditional ruler abducted in Bayelsa community

Police kill 3 robbers, arrest 2 with arms in Ogun

Ex-minister, Onyebuchi, sues PDP over Ebonyi gov poll

Obanikoro's nomination well deserved —Lagos PDP

We'll ensure general election is not postponed again —Wayas

Return home, emir tasks Mubi residents

OBJ, Buhari couldn't have performed better than Jonathan —Agoro

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Jonathan commissions 220MW Egbin power plant

I will implement confab report in full —Jonathan

APC plans N50bn election war chest

Elections: PDP accuses APC leaders of hidden agenda

7-year-old donates books to Mrs Ajimobi’s ERC

Tribune journalist loses dad

Be vigilant on election riggers —PDP

DELSU matriculates 4,361

Submit sacked council chairmen to probe, Ladoja campaign org tells Ajimobi

NANS agitates for N1,000 reduction in NYSC’s online system

Testimony of Globacom’s overload promo

Ultimatum on Fani-Kayode: Osun APC should treat real issues —PDP

Election shift: Massive protest looms —Balarabe Musa

I’m the next Rivers governor, Dakuku boasts

PDP lashes out at APC senators over threat on Obanikoro’s appointment

Obtain PVCs to vote candidates of your choice —Emir of Kano

‘Nigerians should be security-conscious’

Vote according to your conscience, AMORC boss tells Nigerians

Friday, February 20, 2015

Your support has been overwhelming —Folarin

PDP will free Lagos from bondage —Jonathan

Alleged rigging video: Osun APC gives police, DSS 2 weeks to prosecute Fani-Kayode

Gunmen attack Calabar prison

CAN denies alleged N7bn campaign deal with Jonathan

Gunmen shoot at APC gov candidate’s vehicle

APC drags Fayose to Rights Commission

Mimiko unveils mega school on 6th anniversary

Dollar sells for N217, Pounds, N332

3 men arrested over cult killing

Opponents pronounced me dead so as to substitute my name with INEC —Ogun PDP candidate

PDP aspirants threaten court action against Jonathan, others

Obama suggests solutions to terrorism

Indonesia postpones execution of Nigerian, 7 other drug convicts

Court decides on TB Joshua’s objection to coroner’s inquest March 3

Nyanya bomb blast: Absence of interpreter stalls arraignment of suspects

4 killed as robbers raid bank

ASUU threatens IG over Prof. killed by policemen

Over 71,000 PVCs yet to be collected in Jigawa —REC

Group defends Ladoja, drums support for Accord Party

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Jonathan, Yoruba Council of Elders meet in Lagos

Awo, Soyinka, TB Joshua listed as Yoruba icons

158 Boko Haram abductees reunite with families

STF kills 2 rustlers, recovers 400 cattle

Man bags 15-year jail term for raping minor

Nation’s refineries to operate at optimal capacity by 2016 —NNPC

Oil falls sharply after U.S. crude inventories rise

Buhari on working visit to UK

Oyo Assembly sacks LG caretaker chairmen

Disaster hit over 1.5billion people worldwide since 2005 —Report

Lagos retains death penalty in criminal code

Biafran leaders denied bail again

Accord, LP, PDP, SDP, 4 others reject INEC, NURTW partnership on polls

Hoodlums attack Alao-Akala campaign office

Group advises voters on PVCs

Reflect, meditate on Christ’s life, Folarin urges Christians

Makinde urges Christians to pray for peaceful election

Oct 1 bombing: I’m ready for trial, Okah tells court

Mimiko to inaugurate 50 projects as 6th anniversary begins

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

‎Oyo House of Assembly sacks caretaker chairmen

Lull in political activities nationwide

IGP orders full scale investigation into Okrika shootout

Scores burnt to death in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Nyako accuses Adamawa CJ of frustrating his case

OBJ is a bad actor —Group

‘Lagos recorded 83% budget performance in 2014’

Watch your utterances, Yoruba obas counselled

Mimiko inaugurates new mega pry school tomorrow

Police special task force recovers 51 suspected stolen vehicles

US, Israel behind B’Haram, ISIS —Sudanese President

CIS, ICAN, NBA sign 5-year economic develoapment pact

Boko Haram threatens to disrupt Nigeria’s polls

3 women steal, sell baby for N.6m

Stop using military for elections, Buhari tells INEC

Cleric tasks Christians on spiritual, economic, political rejuvenation

PDP urges Nigerians to pray for peaceful polls

Reflect on peace, Buhari tells Nigerians

FG laments high rate of road crashes

INEC plotting to disenfranchise 800,000 registered voters in Ogun —Amosun

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

US, Israel behind Boko Haram, ISIS, says Sudan's president

Nigeria close to generating 6,000mw —Power ministry

NEPC, NIPC sign MoU on export trade

APC senators allege fresh plot against elections

Jega to appear before Senate today

Jonathan nominates Obanikoro, seven others as ministers

OBJ's exit from PDP: Clark, el-Rufai, others react

PDP points fingers at APC over anti-election leaflets

No going back on PVCs, card readers for elections —INEC

FG weeds out 62,893 ghost workers from pay roll system —Okonjo-Iweala

Those angling for interim govt are jokers —Mark

FG grounds foreign registered airlines over illegal operations

Ondo govt raises fresh alarm over PVC allocation

Those abusing Jonathan lack respect for his office —Bishop Adelakun

Ladoja’ll not join issues with any politician —Campaign organisation

I’m committed to all-round development –Alao-Akala

Association of hairdressers declares for Folarin

FG facilitated $200m loan for flood management in Oyo, Akinjide insists

Jubilation in Ado-Ekiti over Appeal Court verdict

Activities of SURE-P officers in Lagos illegal —Opeifa

Monday, February 16, 2015

Multiple explosions disrupt APC rally in Rivers

6 weeks countdown: BBOG campaigners reply Doyin Okupe

Babatope, Adeniran, others slam OBJ

Budget: Reps warn FG against extra-budgetary spending

Stop seeking gain with Chibok girls, presidency tells Ezekwesili

Osinbajo visits Enugu, meets Catholic bishop

Military clears terrorists from Monguno, environs

Cultists kill 2 in Kwara

NYSC dismisses possible extension of service year over elections

Jonathan, EU, ECOWAS observer teams meet over poll shift

Fire at Ikeja Police College

No plan to withdraw officers from borders —NIS, Customs

Akinjide lied over $2m water project fund —Oyo APC

I am in politics to transform Oyo —Makinde

27,000 vehicles needed for elections in Oyo —REC

I will establish operation feed Oyo State —Folarin

Gunmen kill APC chieftain in Plateau

APC petitions AGF over alleged rigging of Ekiti election

Over 40% of Bauchi Christians may be disenfranchised —CAN

‘I’II crush opposition candidates’

Sunday, February 15, 2015

BREAKING: Obasanjo dumps PDP, tears membership card

US may impose visa restriction on security chiefs

US fuelling tension in Nigeria —Group

Elections ‘ll be difficult to rig —INEC

Go to court, Fayose advises Fayemi over alleged Ekiti election audio clips

Bird flu hits Bauchi, 4,508 birds culled

We’ll run a market-based economy if ... —Buhari

UNICEF donates educational materials to internally displaced children

NAFDAC decries high rate of children infested with pneumonia

Another strike looms in polytechnics

FG meet health stakeholders

Kwara JUSUN suspends strike

Dickson mourns as wife of Bayelsa SSG,10 others die in road crash

2 killed, 2 arrested as police repel gunmen’s attack in Kano

Nigerian Air Force incorporates new systems, ammunition to fight insurgency

FCE Gombe closed over insurgency

Mimiko condoles with Kekemeke over wife’s death

Voters with fake PVCs to be prosecuted —INEC

Ajimobi, Alao-Akala trade words over sack of 34,000 workers

Adewusi, Ajimobi’s ex-commissioner join Accord

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Valentine’s Day: Couple gets car gift

I’ll conduct local govt election —Folarin

Road rehabilitation: Residents praise Ondo govt as project extends to more towns

Obasanjo’s Buhari endorsment: Lamido keeps mute

Kano State to benefit from staple crop project —Agric Minister

Fayose lauds MDGs’ CCT scheme

APC asks FG to keep military out of elections, acknowledges Buhari endorsements

Pregnant woman found dead at roadside

PDP, APC supporters clash, destroy properties

Jega must go —Mbadiwe

Mark facilitates free healthcare services in Benue

Ajimobi names road after Arisekola

Sack all service chiefs for incompetence, AYF urges Jonathan

I won’t overtax Lagos workers —Ambode

Uduaghan charges youths on positive use of social media

4 in ICPC custody over fraud

NUJ condemns hostile political attitude

Let’s respect peace accord, APGA candidate advises rivals

Abiodun donates houses, transformers to Ogun traders, communities

Friday, February 13, 2015

NLC to convene NEC meeting Feb 18

We’ll recapture Borno, Adamawa, Yobe before elections —Jonathan

PDP alleges APC’s plot to simulate attacks on own leaders

2 arrested over Biu suicide bomb attack

Minister orders reconnection of Borno town to national grid

Tension in Enugu over murder of 2 cops

No House of Assembly in Ebonyi —Justice commissioner

‘Niger spent N1.8bn on scholarships in 7 yrs’

New election dates must not change —ACF

7 abductors arrested as Dariye’s dad regains freedom

EFCC nabs Murtala Nyako’s son

Ajimobi saved me from persecution —ex-ASUP boss

Immigration parades 16 over child trafficking

SSS official assaulted as students, drivers clash

Robbers kill security guard

I have fulfilled my campaign promises —Gov Dickson

I won’t influence Ekiti elections —Fayose

Economic factors, major cause of Nigerian crises —Gumi

Borno PDP governorship candidate commiserates with victims of Biu blast

Political parties sign peace accord in Kaduna

Boko Haram: FG to strengthen security around IDPs camps

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Stop thinking of coup now, Babatope tells OBJ

Afenifere factions clash over poll shift

APC raises the alarm over police siege on Garba Shehu’s home

Investigation into Okrika attack on APC in progress —Police

Police ready for elections, IGP reassures EU

ANCOPSS demands secondary school commission

Alleged rigging of Ekiti election: Soldiers ready to testify —Fayemi

APC, PDP, others sign peace accord in Osun

Gunmen kill 2 workers, injure 5 at Okomu Oil

AAU students deny cultism charges

Female suicide bomber kills 10 in Biu market

Federal university, Oye Ekiti workers protest sack of 10 members

Obanikoro urges support for the military in tackling insurgents

Nigeria met with UN, neighbours at AU summit over insurgency —Wali

FG urges vigilance as Boko Haram recruits move into camps

Elections must hold, ACF insists

There are plans to disenfranchise S/West —Yoruba groups

CISA warns against hostile foreign interference in Nigeria’s election

FG signs pact for 1,000MW solar power plant

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Obanikoro sues Sahara Reporters, Premium Times, others

Jega working to ensure APC’s victory —PDP •We don’t join issues with political parties —INEC

2 prison escapees re-arrested in Ekiti

I am not a religious fanatic, Buhari tells Catholic Bishops

HDP sues Jonathan, NSA, INEC, CDS over poll shift

Downpour forced airlines to divert flights

Osokogwu’s murder: I made confessional statements under duress, suspect tells court

PDP members petition IGP over alleged attacks

Jigawa introduces new method of polio vaccine administration

Ebonyi Assembly declares 4 lawmakers’seats vacant

Ogun governorship candidates agree on return of mission schools

Naira devaluation: Importers relocate to Ghana, other countries

NEPC indicates interest in partnering with ‘Delta Beyond Oil’

SEC to launch scorecards for public companies

CBN, bank MDs meet as naira slides to N202 to dollar

Forensic audit report: No money is missing, NNPC insists Says PwC report has vindicated it

Nigeria’s democracy about to be truncated —Falana

Nothing should happen to Tinubu, Okorocha —APC campaign organisation

80% of Nigeria’s graduates are jobless —Osinbajo

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Plots for interim govt not over —Audu Ogbeh

Why election postponement is in order —Gani Adams

PDP buying PVCs for N10,000 each —APC

APC moves to stop suit against use of PVC

Boko Haram not main cause of election postponement —Fani-Kayode

Why I campaign for Jonathan —Maku

Senate sticks to Feb 17 resumption date

More trouble for US/Nigeria diplomatic relations

Tinubu alleges military siege to his Lagos home

Jonathan speaks on live media chat today

Court adjourns case against Jega till Feb 24

We’ll respond if electoral process is undermined in Nigeria —EU

UN considering intervention for embedded power generation —Nebo

APC campaign tackles Jonathan over alleged interim govt plans

My govt first to create 5,400 new entrepreneurs —Jonathan

Police officer kills girl, injures women in Kano

IGP redeploys 29 CPs

Synagogue: Low turnout of parties stalls inquest

Police parade suspect, recovered arms and ammunition in Kwara

Monday, February 09, 2015

Despite $32.88bn defence budget, Jonathan can’t tame Boko Haram, Buhari tells workers

Soldiers roll out tanks in Damboa, kill 82 insurgents

Boko Haram will defeat regional forces, Shekau boasts in video

JTF rescues kidnapped victim

Don’t relocate to your states of origin because of elections, DSS tells Nigerians

Nigeria will be safe for elections —Military

CAN holds prayer session in Enugu

Mass sack looms as Ado poly striking workers defy council’s directive

Reactions to election postponement

As equity market shaves 2.08%

20 ships with foods, petroleum products arrive Lagos ports

Nigerian Breweries merger to increase shareholders’ wealth

CSOs demand resignation of service chiefs over election shift

Activists demand release of security report on Synagogue

FG launches anti-violence campaign

Alleged N6bn bribe: Publish names of beneficiaries, Abiara tells Amaechi

Election postponement, insult to democracy —Tinubu

Council chairman stops Lanlehin’s borehole project

Sunday, February 08, 2015

Election postponement: Nigerians react...

Omisore heads for Court of Appeal over tribunal’s verdict

Reverse suspension of UNIOSUN VC, 2 others, ASUU urges Aregbesola

Corruption having ripple effect on other sectors of economy —Buhari

APC, PDP, AD present manifestoes to NLC

INEC can’t convince Nigerians it means well —TUC

‘Monetisation of politics, major cause of political crisis’

FMDQ foresees tremendous capital market growth after general election

Dangote to focus on completion of largest refinery, fertilizer plant

FG set to privatise transport sector

PDP remains party to beat in Ogun —Daniel

Clerics, Islamic faithful offer prayers for Ajimobi

FEDPOLY Ado-Ekiti, suspends union activities

Agbaje, Ambode bicker over destruction of campaign posters

Dariye’s father kidnapped in Plateau

FG begins clampdown on erring private jet operators today

Annual cancer cases will rise to 22 million —NMA

Why we insist on Jonathan’s re-election —Nigerians in US

Ondo PDP members caution Jega over candidates’ list

Mark consoles media adviser over mum’s death

CWG earns CBN PTSP operational licence

Bank lending to SMEs, retail sector to increase in 2015 —Heritage Bank

Trustees raise concern over states’ ability to honour bond obligations

Grand Product unveils new SV Elemax generator series

FMBN may increase share capital to N250bn

PDP plans to rig, Ondo APC alleges It’s a blatant lie —PDP

We’re not adopting any candidate —Ogonis

Saturday, February 07, 2015

Nigeria partners Cuba on anti-cancer drug

No one gave us N6bn —PFN

Emir of Kano receives staff of office

Kwara PDP, governorship candidate deny disturbance allegation

Groups throw weight behind lawmaker’s re-election

Group expresses support for Buhari/Osinbajo candidacy

Creation of Ibadan State has endeared Oyo voters to Jonathan —Campaign group

PCRC organises one-day community policing summit

Folarin urges electorate to get PVCs

Boko Haram planned to attack entire nation —Jonathan

Osun tribunal ruling: Omisore wants NJC to probe judges

Police arrest trucks laden with arms in Kwara

APGA gov candidate urges security operatives to end attacks on members

Ladoja calls on Oyo residents to collect PVCs

Ogun HoS lauds TUC on performance

Labour movement to mobilise electorate for general election

2015: Ekiti-Kwara students canvass good governance

Christians urged to influence their generation positively

UNFPA, UNICEF seek mobilisation against female genital mutilation

I’m the endorsed candidate of UPU, not Ogboru —Emerhor

Focus on Jonathan’s achievements, group tells PDP leaders

Alao-Akala promises due recognition to non-indigenes in Oyo

Friday, February 06, 2015

Adeboye prays for Jonathan, Osinbajo, others at February HGS

Elections: SSS allays fears of violence

We never took N5bn bribe from Jonathan —Ohanaeze

Glo-sponsored African Voices to feature Nigerian scientist

Presidency to The Economist: Nigerians, not foreign writers, will reelect Jonathan

Ajimobi in Iseyin, inaugurates NYSC orientation camp

Sanusi for coronation today

My husband runs most women-friendly govt —Patience Jonathan

447,398 PVCs awaiting collection in Ondo —REC

APC promises better healthcare delivery

Rep denies dumping Accord Party

PVC: Lagos orders all markets closed today

Maku donates relief materials to displaced people in Nasarawa

Why we adopted Jonathan as our presidential candidate —Accord Party

Italian accused of N717m fraud gets bail

I support Jonathan’s ambition but... —Ogboru

APC supporter killed in Rivers

Clark, Okurounmu, others ask Jega to resign

Opposition plans civil unrest, PDP alleges

You have always voted me, do it again, Jonathan tells Bayelsans

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Clark, Ekwueme, Okurounmu, others ask Jega to resign

No to election shift —Abuja protesters

YCE warns ahead election

Reclaim trapped funds, NDIC renews call on failed banks’ depositors

Forensic audit indicts NNPC, NPDC

…Forensic audit report: We were not indicted —NNPC •Minister directs NNPC to defray $1.4bn NPDC bonuses, taxes

Ecobank refutes IMF’s report on governance issues

Nigeria may face disintegration if... —Ex-militant leader

Counsel submits supplementary evidence against Buhari at ICC

Another Boko Haram commander killed

I have 60 reasons not to vote Jonathan —Soyinka

France sends military advisers to Nigeria’s border to coordinate Boko Haram fight

We’ve invited Asari-Dokubo over inflammatory statements —DSS

Ohanaeze calls for evacuation of Ndigbo in crisis-prone areas

300 foreign journalists apply to cover Feb polls

Gas City Project: Jonathan reaches understanding with Delta royal fathers

Jonathan launches national security documents

FG uncovers plans to use female suicide bombers during elections

Scores dump APC for PDP, as Mimiko campaigns for Jonathan in Ondo North

Beg Fayose to open my petrol station, Omirin asks Ekiti people

Pregnant woman, 7 others die in Onitsha auto crash

FG bans foreign trips, training for civil servants

Jonathan, Nigeria’s best president till date —Jumoke Akinjide

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Folarin is my son —Alaafin

Buhari leads APC govs to Council of State meeting

‘Nigerians spend $200 million yearly on cancer’

Protesters storm INEC again, demand election postponement

INEC insists on February election dates

Christians will reject Amaechi’s N6bn allegation —Abati

N1.64bn pension scam: Defence counsel’s absence stalls trial

Dickson meets northern community in Bayelsa, assures them of safety

Court to hear Tambuwal’s defection suit Feb 9

5 Rivers High Courts were bombed —Govt

Judiciary is overburdened —CJN

Oyo East chairman, one other quizzed at Oyo CID

North Korea warns US of disastrous final doom

‘Why Ajimobi should remain in office’

LG, NGO organise empowerment training for Ogun indigenes

FG spent N1.5bn to reclaim abandoned mine sites in 9 yrs

Expert counsels on election data integrity

Feb 28 election will determine Ogun future —Isiaka

Stowaway: Security tightened at Lagos airport

Media, key to successful advocacy

‘Indispensable techical guide must for every home’

‘Nigerians spend $200 yearly on cancer’

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

PDP paid N6bn to pastors to campaign against APC, Buhari —Amaechi

Committal proceeding against Ondo PDP, INEC begins today

Suit seeking disqualification: Court orders service of papers on Jonathan

Buhari must explain missing N2bn in petroleum ministry —Plateau commissioner

Jonathan, PDP plotting interim govt, APC alleges

Over 60 % unemployed youths pose danger to Nigeria’s future —Buhari

LASU students back Ambode

Agbaje assures Lagos civil servants on payment of minimum wage

SDP adopts Jonathan

8 feared dead as APC, PDP clash in Kaduna

Rivers PDP, APC trade words over court bombings

Oil price may hit $200— OPEC

Ex-militants woo northern youths for Jonathan

Jonathan’ll recapture insurgent controlled towns if... —Boni Haruna

Vote for politicians with sound agric policies, farmers told

Former Speaker, Etteh, defects to APC

Uduaghan assures of mass turnout for presidential rally in Delta

Kwara lawmakers, not FG, financed Malete water works —Saraki

I won’t disappoint my people —Lagos West senatorial candidate

Monday, February 02, 2015

FG, commissioners foreclose closure of schools over elections

I’ll continue to protect, secure future of Nigerian’s youths —Jonathan

Service chiefs declare readiness for election

What Oyedepo said during Jonathan’s visit —Resident Pastor

Court to hear suit on Buhari’s eligibility Feb 9

PDP, APC tackle each other over state of Nigeria’s economy

The problem with power sector reform —Buhari

VP’s office under APC govt will not be a ‘spare tyre’ —Osinbajo

Court asked to stop general election

Sultan, Onaiyekan sue for peace during elections

Group laments discrimination against Muslims in hijab

NIS deports 433, bars 244 foreigners from entry

Militants’ attack on Danjuma, threat to national security —ACF

Buhari backs out of debates, kicks off town hall meetings —APCPCO

Vote against Buhari for dodging debates —Fani-Kayode

First Lady denies looting NDDC funds

Why Nigerians should vote for Jonathan —Daniel

INEC to give special consideration to disabled, aged persons —EO

Sunday, February 01, 2015

Shelve your planned strike, Ladoja appeals to secondary schools non-teaching staff

It’s disgraceful for soldiers to run away from Boko Haram —Buhari

Soludo attacks Okonjo-Iweala again

I’ll not shy away from media debate —Buhari

Nigeria cannot afford to fail in forthcoming elections —OBJ

Taiwo Adisa, Jacob Segun Olatunji and Leon Usigbe - Abuja

Debate offers Jonathan opportunity to showcase achievements —Fani-Kayode

Stowaway teenager arrested inside aircraft compartment

TAN seeks UN support for violence-free polls

Niger SDP receives 1500 PDP, APC defectors

Seadogs sensitises voters to election day conduct

Oyo veteran journalists ask for domestications of peace accord

You won’t regret voting PDP —Folarin

No selective treatment, Alao-Akala assures traditional rulers

Jonathan’ll transform Nigeria beyond imagination —Olejeme

Cloning: Wike threatens court action against Peterside

Make completion of Ajaokuta Steel a priority, Ateve Aziz appeals to FG

Labour Party chieftain empowers women in Oyo

Professionals in Lagos rally support for Ambode

Osun APC, PDP trade words ahead tribunal’s judgment