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Tribune News Archive for April 2016Rss

Friday, April 29, 2016

We are not owing in Niger —Gov

Navy parades 9 suspected oil thieves, 1 kidnap suspect

Dead Ekiti doctors: NMA raises N20m for families

Osun PDP holds ward congress today

Police arraign housewife for fingering minor

Ogun PDP chieftains drag Dayo-led exco to court

Don’t take people for granted, bishop tells Amosun

UITH records success in another open heart surgery

Why Ondo bitumen exploration is just taking off —Govt

Aero Airline sacks 100 contract staff

Staff verification: Wike announces recovery of N1bn

Ishaku, Ikpeazu, Udom laud Fayose’s courage as 7 PDP govs inaugurate projects in Ekiti

APC members behind tension in Niger Delta —Tompolo

Dogara, Oshiomhole, Tambuwal mourn late Oba of Benin

Buhari mourns late Benin monarch

Ijaws cry foul over marginalisation in DESOPADEC budget

Navy parades 9 oil thieves, 1 suspected kidnapper in Warri

Oba of Benin is dead

BREAKING: Oba of Benin is dead —Palace announces

Thursday, April 28, 2016

I’m fit to play for Eagles —Omeruo

Wenger made me an intelligent player —Elneny

Arsenal fans plan to carry placards during Norwich clash

Army arrests Boko Haram logistics elements in Borno

Multinational task force to patrol Gulf of Guinea waters —Buhari

INEC releases supplementary guidelines for conduct of elections

FG declares May 2 public holiday for workers’ day

2,500 Oyo women benefit from Aisha Buhari’s free health programme

Convention: PDP NEC zones chairmanship to N/East

FIRS seals off companies in Rivers over indebtedness to FG

Ekiti doctor who died 24 hours after mother’s death buried

Ekiti doctor who died 24 hours after mother’s death for burial Tuesday

We’ll rescue Anisulowo safely —Amosun

Ekiti hosts 11 PDP governors for Fayose

Customs officer beat up FAAN staff at Lagos Airport

Edo 2016: PDP commends Odubu’s doggedness

Bayelsa speaker swears in 3 opposition members

Edebiri assures on workers’ welfare

ACF condemns attack on Enugu community

FCMB, committed to efficient service delivery in retail banking

OBJ to launch Nigeria zero hunger strategic review inaugural meeting at IITA tomorrow

Railway act restrictive —Saraki

Doing business: World Bank praises Nigeria’s efforts

EFCC vs Fidelity Bank MD: Diezani’s transaction duly reported —Mgt

Nigeria gets N5.6bn EU grants for economic diversification

Another long strike looms in polytechnic as lecturers threaten

Unilag crisis: NANS wades in, fails to secure truce

NYSC to deploy doctors, pharmacists, others to IDPs camps —DG

Man kills neighbour in Benin over defecation in bush

Teebillz-Tiwa Savage imbroglio: Social media as new 'moral court' for celebrities?

Developing: Buhari, governors in crunch meeting

#WorkersDay: FG declares Monday public holiday

DPR forces petrol marketers to sell at official rate

Again, govs meeting deadlocked on resolving economic crisis

Ambode approves payment of lump sum leave allowance

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

I did not initiate $6m no-trial deal with suspect —Adoke

Salisu names Ideye, 25 others for Mali, Luxembourg friendlies

Recruitment: PSC warns against monetary inducement

19 political parties meet in Abuja, seek corrupt-free trial for Saraki

Reps stop N309bn FG bond for electricity •Order immediate probe

Senate raises the alarm over INEC’s failure to conclude senatorial elections in Rivers, others

Senate raises the alarm over INEC’s failure to conclude senatorial elections in Rivers, others •Due processes are followed —INEC

APC, Edo govt officials shun deputy gov’s guber declaration

Intervene in Oshiomhole/ Odubu feud, PDP tells Catholic Church

Ex-commissioners, lawmakers dump PDP for APC in Ondo

Activists caution against reprisal, plan to storm Aso Rock

Military to intervene in herdsmen/farmers crisis

Buhari seeks World Bank’s help to repatriate Abacha loot

Shi’ite/soldiers clash could have been avoided, but... —Shi’a leader

Enugu killings: S/East senators call emergency summit

Mimiko predicts bright future for Ondo PDP, lauds LG poll

We’ll pull out of PDP en masse if… —Oke-Ogun PDP leaders

Oyo Legal Aid Council offers free services

Ogun govt warns TUC against inauguration of parallel association

Police parade 3 dismissed officers for impersonation

Lagos completes restructuring of N167.5bn bond series •To reap N40bn in 5yrs

Access Bank shareholders approve N100bn debt capital

KRPC to produce 2m litres of petrol daily —MD

Naira depreciates slightly at parallel market

We’ll support Petroleum Ministry to grow oil, gas in Nigeria —World Bank

Shipping: National Carrier unnecessary, ex-Minister tells Amaechi

FG moves to reposition NIMASA —Dakuku

Trial of NAMA MD, 6 others adjourned till May12

FIFA boss, Infantino plans North-South Korea friendly

Iorfa is not for sale —Wolverhampton boss

Oyo Province 1 wins RCCG Junior Regional Sports festival

Record entries for ITTF Nigerian Open

Okpekpe race: Amao named chief anti-doping officer

Enugu wins YSFON/CNS U-14 tourney

N400m fraud: Metuh's ill-health stalls trial

FG to provide local production for aviation fuel - Minister

Fuel dealers close stations in Ondo, reject N86:50K per litre

Fuel dealers close stations in Ondo, reject N86:50K per litter

Blackberry releases new version of BBM

DPR seals 33 stations in Rivers over sundry offences

Libel suit: Court asks Lai Mohammed, Metuh to seek ADR

My husband married me with charm, woman tells court

UN council set to lift Ivory Coast arms embargo

11 shot dead in Cape Verde, including two Spanish citizens

Fire razes 95 shops at Kurmi market in Kano

Judge withdraws from Abba Moro’s trial

Court adjourns Metuh's trial on health grounds till May 17

Male dancer docked for disguising as woman

Forgery suit against Saraki, Ekweremadu adjourned to June 1

NEWS ANALYSIS: Appraising Buhari’s approach to addressing environmental challenges

Buhari, National Assembly resolve differences on 2016 budget —Saraki

Information Minister’s N500m libel suit against Metuh for mediation, Judge says

Oil hits 2016 high due to falling output, weaker dollar

75-year-old man in court for allegedly chaining son with iron

Man, 22, docked for allegedly breaking into pastor's house

Fulani herdsmen attacks: Buhari’s silence worrisome —Anglican bishop

Tenure elongation: Court stops PDP from holding congress in Ogun

We'll support petroleum ministry to grow Nigeria's oil and gas —World Bank

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Saraki meets Buhari over budget

Afenifere tasks Buhari on herdsmen attack

Fulani herdsmen invasion: Agbekoya cries out over killings

Fulani attacks: We can’t keep sacrificing human lives for cattle —Methodist Prelate

Debate on PIB suffers setback in Senate

NASS clerk: Commission defies Saraki

Glo wins big at Beacon of Nigeria’s ICT Awards

SEC seeks police collaboration on capital market infractions

Nigeria, Iraq disruptions send crude prices upwards •As World Bank raises crude oil forecast for 2016 to $41/barrel

NNPC trucks involved in fuel diversion in Ilorin —DPR

‘Borno, Lagos, Abuja residents buy cheapest pms’

ICAN urges FG on whistle-blowing advocacy to curb corruption

CSCS bags ISO certification

FirstBank grows earnings by 4.9%

Dangote Cement revenue hits N140bn in Q1 2016

BPE takes stock of failed privatised companies

Treat farmers as entrepreneurs, Elumelu tells African govts

Fulani herdsmen invasion: Igbo group condemns attack

Leave Igboland or face reprisal, MASSOB tells herdsmen

Fulani herdsmen invasion: Reps order IGP, DSS to address killings

‘Iheanacho is Europe’s deadliest finisher’

Dabiri-Erewa hails Nigerian-born UK boxer, Joshua

Blatter to testify at Platini’s ban appeal

Ronaldo agrees contract with PSG

Dalung lauds LMC/ La Liga partnership

IGP orders arrest, prosecution of persons selling petrol in jerrycans

Judicial commission suspends sitting, visits grave sites of 347 Shi’ite members

Budget impasse: We will resolve crisis this week —G-77 senators

Top speed caused Ekiti doctors’ death —FRSC

Boko Haram fighters now have new uniforms —Army •Kills insurgents

Commission receives 796,152 applications for police job

FETHI CMD decries protests, says ‘it’s political’ •Says ‘Other victims in stable condition, recuperating’

Protesters storm NASS, demand return of SUVs •No protest can force any senator out of office, Ndume insists

Bailout Fund: Ondo rejects ICPC report, demands retraction

DNA twin abducted, kidnappers demand N10m

Kano NYSC coordinator commends Ganduje for support

We ‘ve used balance of bailout to augment Dec salary —Benue State

Kogi workers to embark on strike over non-payment of salaries

Kaduna LG workers won’t get April salary now —Commissioner

‘Embrace transparent process to accommodate Unilorin ASUU members into national body’

Modu Sheriff: 1 dead, 3 others injured as APC, PDP supporters clash in Jigawa

Ahead World Classics: Union Bank table tennis team embark on friendlies

17th Milo Basketball Championship: Lagos agog for Western confab finals

Okpekpe 10-km Road Race: Organisers to use MYLAPS Bib Tag System

All set for Prince Royal Cup 2016

CFA whips visiting Indian teams

Ondo LG Election: Group commends ODIEC, parties

Elumelu calls on African governments, donors to treat farmers as entrepreneurs

Buhari, Dogara meet over budget

Unilag students dare management, reject conditions for resumption

Envoys urge Africa to find solutions to its challenges

Emir of Ilorin warns FG on activities of herdsmen

Bar Association confers life membership on Wike

Kogi poly to invest N450m in agriculture

Fulani herdsmen attack: Enugu gov visits troubled community

Monday, April 25, 2016

FG advances N4.93bn, supplies inputs to 73,001 farmers in Kebbi

Lawmaker seeks support for team

Kano 6-0 debacle: 3SC management apologises

ATTF confirms Nigeria, Egypt for world junior tourney

Real Madrid must not survive tonight —Iheanacho

13 killed during cult clashes in Kogi

18 feared dead as rival cult groups clash in Benue

APC abolishes BoT, faces cash crisis

Proposed reform of rail sector to herald economic revolution —Saraki

US expresses hope in freed Chibok girls

Man at large after killing lover in Ilorin

NANS leads UI protest against student’s rustication

Proposed 37 LCDAs in Ogun: Electoral commission concludes referendum

Mimiko inaugurates 18 local council chairmen

OAUTH starts open heart surgery

Dasuki approaches Appeal Court over unlawful detention

I have no plan to kill Oshiomhole —Dep gov

We will uphold stringent approach to salary payment —Kaduna govt

I will run for Presidency under PDP in 2019 —Lamido

I’ll support Buhari’s policies if... —Wike

N1.4bn fraud: Court sentences ex-Kogi lawmaker to 154 years imprisonment

Abductors place N10m ransom on Benue Catholic priest

2 suspected robbers burnt to death in Delta

Death of Ekiti doctors: Conference holds as NMA declares one week of mourning

FETHI workers’ unions in mass protest

Adewole, Olujimi mourn, condole Fayose, NMA

5 ambulances dispatched to Kaduna for bodies of deceased members —EKSUTH CMD

IBF: Joshua defends title June 25

Debt fund reduces entry value to N100,000 from N1m

Capital market: Operators urge FG to create forex window for foreign investors

Saboteurs diverting petrol to Chad, Cameroon —Kachikwu

Siemens explains sack of 70% workers

Quarter 1: Domestic airlines record 8,478 cases of delayed delights

3.2 billion people at risk of Malaria globally —WHO report

Nigeria accounts for 40% of global Malaria deaths — Tambuwal

2015: ‘Malaria claimed 22,000 lives in Kano’

Expert suggests diagnosis before treatment

Opinion poll: Mention your favourite mobile phone brand using #TalkToTribune

Five Persons killed, houses razed down as fulani herdsmen invade Enugu community

#WorldMalariaDay: Maintain hygienic environment – Dr Adeyanju

I will run for presidency under PDP in 2019 –Lamido

Foreigner dupes salesgirl N976, 000 worth of wrappers, shoes

Heavy fighting between Fulani herdsmen, people of Uzo-Uwani in Enugu

Jungle Justice: 2 robbers burnt to death in Warri

Group launches platform to combat unemployment

Fayose declares three days mourning for dead Ekiti doctors

#LagosTownHallMeeting: Why fuel scarcity subsists - Kachikwu

Siemens responds to workers' protests

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Pillars wallop 3SC 6-0

‘Wenger has brainwashed Arsenal fans’

Every student must embrace one sport —Popoola

Ozil breaks Lampard’s EPL record

Playing against R/Madrid ‘ll be a dream come true —Iheanacho

ITTF hails Lagos govt over Nigerian Open

Rowing federation targets early preparation for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

5 Ekiti doctors die in Kaduna auto crash

Senator Adeyemi formally defects to APC

Rivers produces 1st, 3rd prize winners in 2016 Spelling Bee

350 research findings ready for commercialisation- FG

Fuel scarcity: DPR clamps down on erring filling stations

Passenger caught smoking on SAA plane risks two months jail term

Forex scarcity encouraging local production —CBN gov

FG to defray states N10.9bn March obligations

States collected N683.6bn IGR in 2015

BoI plans funding support, capacity building for ex-militants

Insight shines at 2016 Young Lions Award

Seaports: FG to rake N17bn annually on Cargo Tracking Note

3 killed in NNPC filling station fire in Kaduna

Train crushes two in Ilorin

Troops ambush fleeing Boko Haram terrorists

Nigeria must rise above crude realities —Ambode

What I know about Jonathan’s campaign —Fani-Kayode

Ambode mourns Jafojo

Ajimobi gives condition for return of mission schools

No going back on education development levy —Ekiti govt

Osun permanent secretary, others released by kidnappers

Olubadan names Alloy Obi leader of Igbo community

Ondo LG: PDP clears 18 chairmanship seats, loses one out of 203 councillorship seats

Universities must be able to influence society positively —Don

Battle rages in PDP over zoning, committee meets on Tuesday

Resign from your illegal appointments, group tells 13 VCs

Lawyers not consultants to corrupt people —NBA boss

Edo 2016: Edo North group adopts Ize-Iyamu

CDK to open ceramic factory in Sagamu May

APC wins federal constituency bye election in Yobe

Shiite clash: Group faults report by Amnesty International

Grazing reserves bill: Go and clear Sambisa forest for Fulani herdsmen, group tells Buhari

Police deploy officers in N/East

B/Haram: 1.9 million IDPs in camps —NEMA

NAN ex-MD, Mgbemena, 71, dies of cancer in US

Abducted Osun Perm Sec, director, driver freed

Train crushes nursing mother, 1 other to death in Ilorin

Grazing Reserves Bill: Clear Sambisa forest for Fulani herdsmen, group tells Buhari

Ondo LG: PDP sweeps chairmanship, councillorship polls

PDP tasks security agencies on release of abducted Osun officials

8 UNIBEN professors appointed heads of tertiary institutions

Resign now or else... Nigerians in diaspora tell Saraki

Voters partly responsible for non-performance of LGs – Lagos Comm

South-West may pull out of PDP —Okupe

South-West may pull out of PDP if... —Okupe

South-West may pull out of PDP if... Okupe

Rafiu Jafojo, Lagos ex-deputy governor, dies at 80

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Low turnout as Ondo holds LG polls

Govt alone cannot shoulder education responsibility —Buhari

Saraki: ‘APC must learn from past mistakes’

Osun govt suspends slaughtering of animals at abattoirs

Accountant-General named member of IPSASB consultative advisory group

Popular late actor, Alasari’s wife crushed to death

How Nigeria can have proper governance —Ofeimun

Row in Oyo Assembly over speaker’s alleged secret signing of budget inside vehicle •Allegation criminal, myopic —Speaker

I’ll complete all my projects —Wike

Dream Team settles for Korea tourney

Mikel, one of Nigeria’s greatest midfielders—Chukwu

Iheanacho nets brace in City’s 4-0 win

Ighalo laments goal drought ... Says FA Cup victory will make me king in Nigeria

Doctor stabbed to death in A/Ibom, NMA expresses anger

24 bag First Class at Delta State varsity

Lagos recorded 736,328 malaria cases in 2015

UNILAG scraps students unionism, announces May 9 for examinations

DPR seals off 4 petrol stations in Abuja

Findings on Shiite/military clash to be made public soon —NHRC boss

Eminent Nigerians bid Ooni’s grandmother farewell

NNPC distributes another 1,082 trucks of petrol nationwide

Ajimobi tasks churches on socio-cultural development

UNILAG reopens May 2 •Students to sign undertaking •Students' Union suspended

UNILAG Students Union suspended, reopens May 2

Fuel scarcity: FG needs $700m to upgrade refineries —Kachikwu

Ooni of Ile-Ife, Oba Ogunwusi's grand-mother buried

Friday, April 22, 2016

Can Bayern win record Bundesliga title today?

Ondo holds LG election today

Mysterious injury stopped me from 2002 World Cup —Gbenga Okunnowo

Wike dissolves Rivers LG caretaker committees

Rivers polytechnic lecturer killed by gunmen

APC crisis: ALGON passes confidence vote in Bello

Frequent boils in kids, sign of malnutrition —Paediatrician

Bishop faults FG’s perceived indifference to Taraba killings

APC, PDP politicians eschew rivalry at church service

Boko Haram: US assures IDPs of commitment to safe return home

Siasia lists Mikel, Ighalo, Musa for Rio Olympics

Iwobi warns Dream Team

YSFON/CNS championship finals hold Saturday

I thought Eagles’ appointment was April fool joke —Amapakabo,

Kogi team visits Ondo to understudy Mimiko’s initiatives

Indiscipline, bane of Nigeria’s economic woes —Cleric

DSS parades suspected 5-man certificate forgery syndicate

Persistent power crisis forces cybercafes to shut down

Osun owing workers, pensioners balance of July 2015 to Jan 2016 salaries —NLC

Osun Perm Sec, director, driver kidnapped in Kogi

My 1984 ouster caused crippling of naira —Buhari

Thursday, April 21, 2016

NFF protests Enyimba attack in Tunisia

NFF throws Eagles job open

Rio Olympics: Dream Team not afraid of Ibrahimovic —Siasia

ITTF Nigerian Open gets title sponsor

LMC, La Liga set to seal partnership in Abuja

Ikhana hails Enyimba’s feat in Tunisia

Convention: PDP ex-ministers’ forum fails to reach consensus over zoning formula

Ondo LG election: Court strikes out cases to stop election

Ekiti Catholic Diocese to govt: Exempt us from education tax or face legal action

Ondo counsels voters as LG poll holds Saturday

Give Aregbesola another bail out, risk public revolt, Osun PDP warns Buhari

Epidemic of multi-drug-resistant typhoid fever spreading in Africa —WHO

Rescue of Chibok girls, our priority —US

Electricity: Protesters besiege BEDC office in Warri

JED management alleges plan to sabotage efforts of investors

Labour crisis will not affect power supply —TCN

BEDC signs pact with govt to reconnect Ondo South

Firm commits $200m to metering project

Court rules on Bi-courtney’s suit • Adjourns till April 26

Stakeholders decry delay in Ogoni clean up process

SEC moves to boost commodity trading

Over 50% of firms worldwide are freezing employment —ACCA

Arik indebtedness: FG gives 2 weeks for resolution

‘FG loses over N577bn to tax break granted companies annually’

Nigeria economics loses to politics as Buhari takes naira stand

NNPC staff accuse Kachikwu of ‘trial and errors’

American legendary musician, Prince, 57, dies in studio

NANS passes vote of confidence on Ondo health commissioner

Absence of judge stalls Tarfa's suit against EFCC

Rivers Assembly fails to swear-in APC lawmaker

Arik Air indebtedness: FG gives two weeks ultimatum for resolution

Lil Kesh, 9ice, Falz set for Ile Ife fiesta

NYPF unveils Tuface, Stephanie Okereke-Linus as ambassadors

Supermart.ng launches ‘Proudly Nigerian’ drive

#PowerOutage: BEDC staff flee, as protesters besiege office in Warri

More protests rock Warri over poor power outage

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Friendlies: Yusuf, Boboye, Amapakabo to lead Eagles against Mali, Luxembourg

Kanu inspired me —Iwobi

La Liga organisers will soon visit Nigeria —Dikko

CAF Champions League: Enyimba moves to group stage

APC national chairman refutes online report on Saraki

EFCC clears CCT chairman over alleged N10m bribe

Ondo begins bitumen exploration with 10,000 barrels per day

Unpaid salaries: Osun APC seeks FG’s intervention

ICPC set to collaborate with BPE —Ekpo Nta

Guber contest: Again, Agi drags Ayade to Supreme Court

Nigerians donate only 47% of needed blood yearly —Expert

NERC warn DISCOs on poor metering, manipulated data

Metering 1 million customers within 12 months not realistic —DISCOs

NDIC, CBN, Communications Ministry to create National Savings Bank

Fuel scarcity: NUPENG calls for Kachikwu’s resignation

Scores of Arik Air passengers stranded across country’s airports

Assembly crisis: Constituents warn lawmaker against illegality

RUGIPO denies EFCC probe

Court orders DSS to pay N5m to detained Ekiti lawmaker

Rio 2016: I want to run sub-19 secs in 200m —Bolt

Delta: Navy confiscates 26 boats over pipeline vandalism, waterways crimes

NHRC to go public on Shiite/military clash soon‎

Court dethrones Lagos monarch

Despite 2016 budget delay, we are planning for 2017 —FG

Court slates FG's charges against Badeh for April 27

No currency swap deal with China —FG

Couple found dead in their apartment in Ondo

Couples found dead in their apartment in Ondo

Group decries high rate of rape, sexual abuses in Enugu

Protest over 1 year of blackout, high electricity tariff in Warri

AGF petitioned over continued detention of Jonathan’s cousin

Scores of Arik Air passengers stranded across country's airports

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Eguavoen canvasses Ighalo, Mikel’s inclusion in Dream Team squad

Agbonlahor suspended at Aston Villa

Foreign coach for Eagles: NFF technical committee meets today

LMC fined N6.75m, banished to Ilorin •To complete match against Rangers in Abuja

Saraki won’t benefit from amendment of CCB/CCT Law —Senate

Saraki declared his assets, witness tells tribunal

Forex policy: Iberia withdraws services from Nigeria

We’re at tail end of Boko Haram operations —Chief of Air Staff

NJC sacks judges for forgery, misconduct •Orders another to refund 9-month salary

OAU postpones resumption

EFCC moves to sanitise lottery operations

Mrs Oshiomhole trains 160 IDPs on ICT, others

Borno in dangerous situation like Ethiopia —Emir of Kano

FG reiterates commitment to food security

Agric key to food security, poverty alleviation —OAU VC

19 candidates jostle for UNIJOS vice chancellorship seat

Rivers people endorsed our leadership on March 19 —Wike

Grazing Reserve Bill not in Senate —Omoworare

Oyo farmers protest govt land allocation revocation

Yoruba Obas’ conflict resolution committee appeals to traditional rulers to shun rivalry

Drama in Oyo House over violence against women bill

Ibadan Micra drivers protest police extortion

Mimiko promises non-interference in April 23 LG poll

Hajj 2016: Oyo kicks off orientation, biometric registration of intending pilgrims

GOC escapes assassination in Boko Haram’s ambush •Soldier, terrorists killed

Reps to IGP: Fish out killers of NYSC members

FG to cut pilgrimage expenses —NCPC

2016 Hajj: Slots to be allocated to first timers only —NAHCON

Police recruitment: PSC receives 705,352 applications

Elimination of child labour a task for all —Fayemi

Reps approve $300m diaspora bond

Rivers rerun: DSS arraigns SSG, APC candidate

Be patient with Buhari govt, Methodist Prelate tells Nigerians

Gunmen kidnap wives of Kano politician

ANN Plc pledges support for Scout Council

Kogi varsity ASUU starts ‘no pay, no work’ action

Taxes favour the rich, corporation in developing countries —IMF

High prospects of better returns excite Dangote cement shareholders

Shareholders commend Sterling Bank for 6.3% increase in earnings

Comptia to partner Babcock, Caleb on IT skills devt

Asset stripping: ICPC to go after investors

Inflation, lower rates take shine off bank savings —CBN

‘PIB lacks strength to address impunity in oil industry’

BATN’s irrigation facility to boost vegetable farming in Badagry

Ajala wins Seyi Makinde Women Support Golf tourney

Swimmers battle for N10m cash prize

NBSF: Washington Knights Youth Sports adopts six Nigerian baseball, Softball teams

Bringing Back Netball Club partners Lagos State Sports Commission

Metro Pro League: Bridge Boys claim top spot

FG reiterates plans to clean up Niger Delta

Economic woes: Buhari's popularity not waning - Presidency

Fear of outbreak as one dies of Lassa fever in Benin

Sango indigenes appeal to Obasanjo over boundary dispute

Witness admits error in evidence before EFCC in Badeh's case

PHOTO: Sango indigenes protest ceding of communities to Ota LCDA

Lagos Court orders firm to recover 1561 hectares Lekki land

Why Saraki must resign as Senate president —Anglican bishop

APC groups accuse Faleke of plotting against Bello

Collapsed building: Synagogue's contractors arraigned for manslaughter

Collapsed building: Synagogue's rep, engineers arraigned for manslaughter

Afghanistan crisis: Deadly suicide bomb hits Kabul

Monday, April 18, 2016

Troops repel Boko Haram’s attack in Borno

Ex-bank director lauds Emefiele’s economic policies

Dasukigate: I received no money from Dasuki —PDP national secretary

Tears as victims testify against military invasion of Rivers

My trial won’t disturb Senate proceedings —Saraki

Lawyers threaten to sue Senate over CCT Act amendment

Wale-Oke chides Senate over amendment of CCT Act

Reps committee refutes allegations of budget padding

Ondo govt slams opposition over ‘wicked lies’

Police read riot act to Fulani herdsmen in Ondo

NANS, EUYI back CBN's decision to alternate Dollar with Yen

Army/Shiite clash: Arewa youths uncover plan to politicise investigation ahead 2019

Police kill one suspected robber, recover 2 cars in Rivers

NYSC to raise corps members’ allowances •Secures N150m deal with Glo •Olawumi bows out as DG, Kazaure takes over

NYSC secures N150m deal with Glo as DG bows out •To raise corps members allowances

Husband of deceased Edo gospel singer raises the alarm

Gbajabiamila to Chinese president: Fayose has no locus standi to write you

ECOWAS Court to deliver judgment on 9 cases against Nigeria, others

Workers protest alleged commercialisation of hospital equipment in Ilorin

Why Eagles missed 2017 AFCON ticket —Amokachi

I want to play at Rio Olympics —Onazi

Tombim ITF: Nigeria’s Emmanuel upsets Swiss player

NFCA, Capital-3 set to launch Royal-Unity Cup

NFF mourns former board member, Olaiya

G24 advocates $100bn annually to fight climate change

N900bn revenue target: Customs restrategises

Coca-Cola launches new global campaign in Nigeria

EU to invest 12m euros in Nigeria’s export sector

Shareholders back Transcorp Hotels’ expansion plans, approve 40k dividend

Chinese company to invest $30m in Delta

Doha’s deadlock won’t have much impact on economy —Experts

Labour dares INTELS over proposed sack of 1,600 workers

Honeywell reiterates commitment to skills devt

Lowo’s murder: Odumakin warns against attempt to pervert justice

Brazil crisis: President Rousseff loses lower house impeachment vote

Brazil crisis: President Riusseff loses lower house impeachment vote

Sunday, April 17, 2016

CCSF taekwondo training thrills ABU students

Orange House wins CTY inter-house meet

I’ve picked my overage players for Rio Olympics — Siasia

Nigerians suffering, but not smiling —Christian Welfare Initiatives

NNPC staffer kidnapped in Kaduna

Gunmen kill 4, kidnap 1 in Rivers

Again, Saraki’s group uncovers planned sponsored protests

FG seeks $2.5bn loan from World Bank, others

Power supply: Labour accuses discos of fraud

We’ll soon stop hosting data abroad —Minister

FG commends Nestle’s N5.6bn water factory promises enabling investment environment

‘How FG policies are killing Nigerian airlines’

Customs impound N572m worth of contraband in Lagos

G-20 Kwara youth association kicks against Saraki’s trial at CCT

el-Rufai shuts Government House clinic

Fuel thieves surface in Benin over scarcity

Saraki’s trial: CCT amendment fraught with danger —NLC

NYCN dissociates self from call to scrap CCT

Assembly crisis: Constituency threatens to recall lawmaker

Falana cautions Dogara on amendment of CCT Act

Most foods served in joints, restaurants unsuitable for consumption —Tony Momoh

APC to drag NASS to court over power of appropriation

CCT amendment bill: SERAP drags Senate to UN over ‘legislative rascality’

Buhari’s foreign trips beneficial —APC scribe

Oye LG boss promises adequate support to FUOYE VC

Ajimobi condoles with Oyo APC chairman over wife’s death

Ogun free education for all —Commissioner

Lagos NBA chiefs, others chide Fayose over letter to Chinese govt

Plateau govt moves to revitalise moribund firm

Chibok girls: Bishop Oke calls for prayer

Youth empowerment panacea for insurgency in Nigeria — NDC Boss

UK to provide £32m humanitarian support for Nigeria

CD refutes call on FG to sack DSS boss

Power supply: Labour accuses Discos of fraud

CAN to Buhari: Use recovered loot to improve economy

Why Ooni is organising cleaning competition among Ife quarters

50 contestants for Spelling Bee Nigeria 2016 Finals

Bello denies donating N70m at first lady's book launch

Use recovered loots to improve economy, CAN tells Buhari

Saturday, April 16, 2016

How state FA chairmen’s London trip ignited current NFF crisis

2016 Paris Marathon: Schneider Electric honours Sharubutu, Yohanna

Friendly: Osimhen scores in F/Eagles 4-1 win

Okocha warned me to be humble —Iwobi

Akpom will return to Arsenal —Agent

Akinyemi nails Heartland

PDP exempts Kogi, Ondo, Edo from forthcoming congresses

Traditional news media on the brink of extinction —Osoba

ECWA cautions Kaduna govt over religious bill

Infrastructural deficit, bane of our economy —Saraki

Military repels Boko Haram attack, rescues 455 hostages

Court dismisses PDP governorship candidate’s suit against Ahmed

Yobe govt, army reopen Damaturu-Biu road after 3 years

FG begins distribution of relief materials to returnee IDPs

Ekiti election: Let’s swear in the traditional way, Olugbemi challenges Aluko

Hiddink beaten at Stamford Bridge at last •As Aguero nets hat-trick

Aston Villa loses premiership status since 1987

Ondo 2016 poll: Party leader urges electorate to vote for PDP

Amosun attracts $1.2bn Chinese investment to Ogun

Oyo APC chairman loses wife

90,786 pupils jostle for 26,000 slots at Unity colleges

172 bag First Class at University of Maiduguri

Wike calls for legislation against academic corruption

Chibok girls: Group urges security agencies to investigate CCN video

Fuel still sells for N300 in Port Harcourt

Friday, April 15, 2016

Gov’s aide, one other sentenced to 11 years imprisonment for employment scam

‘Okonjo-Iweala did not indict Jonathan on low savings’

Fuel crisis: IPMAN factions embrace Kachikwu’s peace move

Witch-hunt: Fayose hails US govt

Navy impounds stolen petrol

NAFDAC arraigns travel agent over fake drugs

Thugs take over Edo council, clash with police

Ex-commissioner joins Ondo gov race

There is light at the end of tunnel —Gov aspirant

Nasarawa: 5 filling station owners arraigned for operating in residential area

Environmental sustainability: NIWA reads riot Act to Lagos sand dredgers

Serving as Rivers REC isn’t my choice —Ikoiwak •Says allegations by PDP, APC are against his office

New Navy Commander pledges to fight kidnapping, oil theft in Niger Delta

Bribery charge: EFCC urges court to quash Ricky Tarfa’s suit

2016 hajj: Lagos begins sensitisation

Glo gives data subscribers free smartphones

Fulani attacks: Council boss raises the alarm over influx of IDPs

Super Eagles need a foreign coach to forge ahead —Brunks

Rio 2016: Dream Team won’t underrate any team —Siasia

Champions League: City won’t be an easy prey for Real Madrid —Zidane

Guardiola warns Bayern

2015 Eaglets get World Cup bonus, allowances

Rangers will fall in Jos —Shittu

Ex-3SC boss gives FIFA 14 days to beg Nigeria

I’m ready for unification title fight with Hammer —Afonja Warrior

Kano SWAN begs Ganduje to begin preparation for Calabar 2016

2019: PDP adopts Option A4 to pick presidential candidate

Incredible! NDLEA recovers 193 wraps of cocaine in passengers' socks

Wike launches urban water sector reform

Osinbajo visits bombed pipelines at Forcados

Assets declaration: Saraki fails to stop CCT trial

Thursday, April 14, 2016

INEC to conduct voter card re-validation for selected voters

Court orders Oshiomhole to reinstate sacked Edo council chairman

Military bans cattle movement, herdsmen after 7pm in Jos

Your daughters will join you soon, please bear with us —Buhari

Do what you want, parent of missing girl tells FG

Nigeria should seek help from international organisations —IMF

Nigeria raises N170.18bn bonds, to mature in 2020, 2026, 2036 —DMO

UK supports Nigeria with N128.8bn annually —Minister

Nigeria loses $700m monthly on shipment of crude oil —NISA

SEC extends free e-Dividend registration by 150 days

Power generation: FG orders immediate completion of Kashimbila Dam

FAAN receives global commendation on successful ICAO audit

SEC to set up capital market committee to tackle N80bn unclaimed dividends

Wema Bank increases turnover on NSE

GTBank empowers Female Entrepreneurs in Africa

Aluko in EKSU, says ‘I was not sacked’

Ondo wins best overall female engineering students’ competition

Expedite passage of reproductive health bill, Oyo Assembly urged

Commercial bus kills plantain hawker, injures 3 others in Akure

Imbibe hard work, moral values for national rebirth, Ajimobi tells youths

1.04.trn MTN fine: Why we lodged N50bn in separate account at CBN —AGF

PDP chieftain, Adeojo, loses wife

Don calls for synergy between executive, legislature, others

No fuel diversion, petroleum dealers say

Locate, rescue the girls, Lagos lawmakers tell FG

Chibok girls’ abduction not a hoax —Activists

FCT rerun : INEC declares APC, APGA winners

INEC proposes May 28 for Nasarawa House of Assembly bye-election

Dalung has been served court order—Giwa faction

Kanu charges Papillo FC to win Federation Cup

Oshaniwa celebrates Europa ticket with Hearts

Rio Olympics: Dream Team draws Sweden, Japan • As Ronaldinho tips Brazil for title

Blame me for Barca’s woes — Enrique

Drogba’s Charity foundation under probe

FIFA boss, Infantino, wants 2 more slots for Africa at W-Cup

Osun’ll soon be hub of cocoa production in Nigeria - Aregbesola

FG sets to resolve students’ unrest on campuses

Kwara pays workers, pensioners with March allocation

Navy arrests 5 for stealing 1m litres of diesel

Afenifere rejects grazing commission bill

Boko Haram taking advantage of herdsmen, farmers’ conflicts - FG

Kwara proposes 14-year jail term for cultists

Kogi to benefit from $500 million SIL loan

Oil freeze deal: Nigeria’s oil future unclear

6 YEARS AFTER PARALYSIS: Man regains control of hand

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

I never received court order which sacked Pinnick-led NFF board — Dalung

AWC qualifier: Falcons get N10,000 as bonus

Osimhen lands in F/Eagles’ camp for Burundi

NFF clears non-congress members for elective offices

FG can’t put timeline on Chibok girls’ rescue —Osinbajo

FCT area council poll: APGA wins Gwagwalada •Collation ongoing in Kuje, AMAC, Abaji

Ohanaeze cautions DSS over IPOB, MASSOB

Channels TV correspondent in Imo regains freedom

Police smash syndicate behind kidnapping in Bauchi

Police nab 4-man syndicate for fake employment document in Kwara

400 to benefit from Bola, Atinuke Ige scholarship scheme

UNIPORT fracas: Rivers NUJ wants policemen prosecuted for holding 2 journalists hostage

N500bn social intervention: Compiling list of poorest Nigerians difficult —Osinbajo

How Oyo loses IGR to some fraudulent civil servants —Govt

People’s recognition of our achievements encouraging —Mimiko

Taxi drivers stage one-day warning strike

Windstorm destroys over 100 houses in Niger

UI supports research, awards grants

Lagos @ 50 controversy: Falana defends Soyinka

Perishable items: Cargo expert wants landing costs removed

Naira exchanges for N322 to dollar at parallel market

Dangote should be lauded for creating jobs for Nigerians —Oshiomhole

LCCI commends FG on Yuan pact

Why Lagos state’s tax income grew to N23bn a month —Power Minister

NLC demands their safe return

US calls for unconditional release of all hostages

Nigeria has failed the girls —Tunde Bakare

Amnesty International to participate in second year #BringBackOurGirls demonstrations

#BREAKING | #ChibokGirls' parents identify missing daughters in new video

#BringBackOurGirls: Amnesty International to participate in second year demonstrations

Fire razes over 80 stores at Ogbe-Ijoh iron market in Warri

UNILAG CRISIS: Students looted goods; beat up workers – Management

We'll deal with you like Boko Haram, Buhari warns pipeline vandals

Forceful eviction: Okobaba timber dealers drag Lagos govt to court

Ekiti attorney-general writes AGF over alleged plans to prosecute Ekiti PDP chiefs

OPEC cuts 2016 global oil demand growth forecast

Kwara police nab 4-man syndicate for fake employment document

NSCDC nabs 2 job scammers in Ogun

PHEDC to install 110, 000 pre-paid metres before end of 2016

FG can't put timeline on Chibok girls' rescue - Osinbajo

Kenya Airways voted Africa’s leading airline in World Travel Awards

IPMAN promises to make petrol available nationwide

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

We must liberate Nigerian football —Giwa • Sacks state FA chairmen

Security beefed up at NFF secretariat

FA chairmen, secretaries storm Abuja for extraordinary congress

Okpekpe race: Linkage Assurance named official insurer

Emirates, New York Cosmos extend global partnership

SDEVPEN donates balls to Lagos correctional home

CCT trial: Justice Auta accedes to Saraki’s request

Fire guts Zamfara NSCDC office

Lamido’s trial stalled over son’s illness

EFCC arraigns former acting NIMASA DG over alleged N156m fraud

FG bans varsities from subscribing to private bandwidth providers

UNIPORT crisis: NUC, NANS, parents react

US agrees to help Nigeria to reconstruct, rehabilitate North-East —Minister

FG suspends verification of directors in civil service

Badeh furnished son’s property with N90m of NAF’s money —Witness

‘NLNG recorded $6.8bn in revenue for 2015’

Google to train 1 million people in Africa on digital skills in 2017

2016 budget delay, negative image for Nigeria —Tax expert

Oil hits 2016 high of 43 dollars per barrel

Return govt properties now, Bello tells ex-office holders

Deregulation of oil sector’ll end fuel crisis —Adebutu

Ogun, French agency work towards regular water supply

Osun govt closes unregistered private hospitals, others

Oyo Assembly summons IBEDC over epileptic power supply

Planned sack of LAUTECH workers: Aregbesola’s counsel absent as court fixes hearing date

Yoruba in US, Canada insist on restructuring of Nigeria

Police rescue boy, 14, from kidnappers, recover ransom

Navy wages war against oil thieves, vandals in N/Delta

Imo /Abia joint security council condemns killing of Fulani herdsmen, Igbos in Abia

IPOB Killing: AYIF demands justice, warns against exonerating suspects

Fulani terrorists kill 44 in Taraba, destroy homes, farms

Motorists abandon vehicles as fuel scarcity bites harder in North West

NAFDAC shuts 16 herbal medicine facilities

UNICEF raises the alarm over number of child suicide attacker

Ex-Abia commissioner sues FG over administration of Criminal Justice Act

Falcons pick AWC ticket, beat Senegal 2-0

China offers Nigeria $6 billion loan for infrastructure

Woman dies in company of Facebook pastor

Badeh furnished son's property with N90m of NAF's money - Witness

Fake employment letters: Police nab 4-man syndicate in Kwara

IPOB killing: Group demands justice, warns against exonerating suspects

ICPC establishes anti-corruption unit in UNIBEN

Trade imbalance between Nigeria, China must be reduced - Buhari

Kwara blames IBEDC, vandals for water scarcity

5 ships laden with petrol expected to arrive Lagos ports

Taliban announces start of spring offensive in Afghanistan

75,000 die of cancer in Vietnam annually —Official

60-year-old woman caned in public for selling alcohol

Nigerian Navy averts ship hijack, destroys illegal refineries in Niger Delta

Global commodity market: World Bank predicts low, volatile prices for Africa

Deregulation of oil sector will end fuel crisis —Adebutu

PKF expands Africa presence

Google to train 1 million people in Africa on digital skills

Monday, April 11, 2016

NFF crisis: FIFA threatens to suspend Nigeria .. As Dalung warns Pinnick, Giwa's factions

AWC qualifier: Falcons will stop Senegal—Omagbemi

Siasia invites 30 as Dream Team resumes camp

Oliseh gets FIFA appointment

Siasia ideal for Eagles job —Yusuf

ASUU will resist petroleum products price hike

FCT Polls : INEC to conduct rerun holds Tuesday

FCT Polls : INEC to conduct rerun tomorrow

CBN ready to partner investors, industrialists —Emefiele

IBEDC commences upgrade of facilities with Agodi Gate substation

FIRS targets N4.9trn revenue in 2016

Peak Milk adopts 18 public schools, supports with learning materials

Customs records N230bn revenue shortfall in last quarter of 2015 —Comptroller-General

FG, EU partner to de-radicalise Boko Haram members

Imo Channels TV correspondent kidnapped

SSANU, NASU file application to stop appointment of new OAU VC

Court adjourns case against ASUP members, Osun govt till May 12

Shiite/Army clash: 347 corpses given mass burial in Kaduna —SSG

Tax not anti-Islam —Emir of Kano

Why FOI Act not yet domesticated in states —Banire

Lagos HOS mourns Owolabi, ex-perm sec

Police quiz AAUA students over protest

Ekiti SSG’s resignation causes confusion

Security man wins N6.8 million jackpot

Benue varsity students protest hike in tuition fees

UNIPORT students protest: 6 injured in clash with police

UNIPORT students paralyse economic activities over 'no-fee, no-examination' policy

DPO allegedly beats female traffic warden in Ogun

Students protest: UNIPORT shut down for 1 month

Edo govt warns Fulani herdsmen, farmers

Arms deal: Metuh opens case, calls first witness

PHOTO: UNIPORT protesting student allegedly shot dead by police

Bayelsa guber: Tribunal gives Sylva leave to inspect election materials

Aregbesola seeks assembly’s approval to reduce budget by N13bn

Politicians are playing politics with fate of #ChibokGirls —Pastor Bakare

N35bn fraud:Tompolo asks court to stop trial

I'm not in APC, ex-PDP boss, Nwodo, says

Don't instigate Nigerians against Buhari, group warns Wike

Chaos in Ojota as hundreds queue to use one pedestrian bridge

Lagos-Calabar rail project not in budget proposal, Reps claim

Fuel scarcity: Ezekwesili charges Buhari to overhaul oil sector structure

Sunday, April 10, 2016

#Lagos @50: Banire, Pedro, Adeniji-Adele kick against Soyinka’s appointment

APC risks being voted out of power —Senator Sani

FCT elections: INEC declares 4 councils inconclusive

Court to hear suit against Agip, NNPC, others June 14

Troops rescue more people, recover weapons

UniAbuja VC denies probe of Distance Learning Centre

NSCDC destroys 400 illegal mini refineries in Bayelsa

Giwa constitutes new NFF board, set up committees

UniAgric Makurdi to host 2016 NUGA Games

Land administration: Ogun to partner private surveyors

Ekiti needs unity, accountability for development —Fayose

Ife bye-election: Disclose identities of suspected ballot box snatchers, PDP urges police

Information management, key to delivering my govt’s agenda —Ambode

Lasun gives N50m empowerment items to constituents

OPC alerts Buhari to killing of member in Akure

NDDC’s debt profile, our biggest challenge —Acting MD

Bello welcomes Adeyemi to APC

Foreign exchange crisis, major concern for industry players —LCCI

BPE charges new owner of NITEL/MTEL to come out with unique products

Again, Globacom tops internet subscribers’ gainers’ chart

Swiss banks face scrutiny over Panama papers

SERAP gives CCB 14 days to investigate officers named in Panama Papers

Don’t allow factionalisation of APC, Baraje tells Buhari

NDLEA uncovers heroin valued at over N200m at Kano Airport

Dogara seeks traditional rulers’ support for Buhari

Ogbeh, Muhammed, Babalola to speak at NIPR conference

Okpella cement factory belated—Ize-Iyamu

Archbishop asks Nigerians to be patient with Buhari

Alamieyesigha was a social transformer —Jonathan

Female lawyer accuses DPO of assault, petitions NBA, FIDA

Economic hardship: More properties up for rent in high brow Lagos

DMO boss tasks media on debt mgt reporting

Dangote Group starts $1bn cement plant in Edo State

Adeosun: Buhari will borrow ‘cheapest money possible’ in China

NMRC refinanced N1.8bn in 2015

Lagos private schools make case for improved parent-child communication

FG imposing more hardships on Nigeria with VAT increment - Fayose

2016 budget: We're not out to frustrate Buhari's govt

I feel your pains, Buhari tells Nigerians

Panic as earthquake strikes Afghanistan, tremors felt India, Pakistan

AFCON 2017 debacle: Does Pinnick deserve to remain at Glass House?

Saraki alerts public to sponsored protests against him

Defection: Adeyemi, Melaye in war of words

Ife bye-election: 7 arrested over plan to snatch ballot boxes • Apathy, low turnout mar election

FG is doing everything possible to address current hardship —Osinbajo

#FCTPolls: APC wins Bwari Area Council chairmanship election

2 injured, 500 ballot papers missing in Kwali

Kuje market opens for business despite election

Low turnout of voters, late arrival of electoral materials mar polls

APGA’s logo missing, party expresses disappointment •Only PDP and APC are contesting —INEC

More PDP big shots plan exit •As groups consolidate ahead 2019

Students protest death of colleague

Jonathan, Modu Sheriff, Dickson pay tributes as Alamieyeseigha is buried

Religious leaders back proposed preaching licence in Kaduna

Robbers lay siege to communities in Ogun

Telecoms companies’ investment profile hits $32bn, says NCC boss

Buhari commends military on fight against insurgency

Ntel commences commercial services in Lagos, Abuja

Iwobi’s favourite food is Eba with okra soup —Dad

Friday, April 08, 2016

Court sacks Pinnick-led NFF board

Family, entertainers mourn as Nomoreloss is buried

Nigeria drops in FIFA rankings

AWC qualifier: Senegal will fall, Ordega, Oparanozie boast ...Teranga Lioness can’t prove stubborn —Okon

Wenger wants long-term contract for Iwobi

Ogba rallies Nigerians’ support for NFF board

Ideye fires 12th goal in Greece

Rio 2016: NFF begins move to pally foreign clubs to release players

National karate tourney begins in Asaba

Army/Shiite panel adjourns sitting till April 11

INEC partisanship reason for renewed electoral violence — Fayose

Bayelsa guber: Tribunal to hear applications, petition together, adjourns till Monday

Accept reality of your political loss, Wike tells Amaechi, APC • Says his administration has kick-started revival of the state

Insurgency: Army commissions first locally made bomb detonator

Banks, well capitalised to absorb rising bad loans —Bankers’ committee •Appoints two supper agents

Dangote commences construction of 3m tons cement plant in Cote d’Ivoire

Electricity: Nigeria loses over N7.7bn to strikes in 2 years —Fashola

PETAN leads Nigerian delegation to OTC 2016

Shiroro power to increase generation by 300MW •As Delta govt signs MoU to generate 500MW

Fuel scarcity, foreign exchange, others affecting capital market —ASHON

AfDB to inaugurate $200m water supply, sanitation project in Rivers in April

NPA laments ineffective utilisation of Ikorodu lighter terminal

We’re ready for Ife Central bye-election —INEC

Court remands man over killing of friend

Ondo LG election waste of resources —CNPP

Corrupt leaders are not heaven-conscious —Cleric •As Waziri decries critics of anti-corruption fight

Appeal Court grants Ibinabo bail

Land dispute: Court orders Pastor Adefarasin, others to maintain status quo

Ekitigate: Protect me, my family, Aluko begs Arase

Man, 20, defiles 10-year-old girl in Ogun

Corpse’s missing parts causes stir in Osun

NAFDAC seals off 6 shops in Oyo market

Kaduna to have biggest poultry farm in West Africa —el-Rufai

Nigerians don’t see smuggling as an offence, Customs boss laments •Seeks collaboration with governors to enforce anti-smuggling laws

NAMA MD, 3 directors remanded in prison over alleged fraud

ECOWAS Court to rule on Dasuki’s case April 11

3 feared dead as policeman struggles with taxi driver in Abuja

NDLEA discovers drugs inside DJ rack box, boxer shorts

Strike: Please, give us more time, Buhari tells doctors

Saraki’s CCT trial: Act as impartial leader, group tells Buhari

Alamieyeseigha stood, died for true federalism —Dickson

Buhari absent at emergency FEC

Senate Order: Ekweremadu challenges competence of suit against Saraki, seeks reversal of summons

UNILAG shut indefinitely over students protest

Unsigned budget throws UI into financial crisis •It's difficult to pay salary —Authorities

International law experts call on world leaders to stop wars

Fully-loaded oil tankers collide, residents scoop spilled diesel

Mile 12 riots: Failure to send suspects’ case files to DPP, stalls trial

UNILAG students shut down campus over poor power, water supply

Thursday, April 07, 2016

Buhari, Obasanjo in closed-door meeting inside Aso Rock

WAEC set to introduce new device to check collusion

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

EPL is killing Nigerian football —Sodje

Amuneke begins screening for F/Eagles today

Adetunji’s brace sinks Ikorodu Utd

Sports editors rue Eagles AFCON ouster

Fuel scarcity won’t end this week —Marketers

Ikeja Electric exits labour negotiations over sack

LASG signs MoU with France over slums, infrastructure upgrade

Seme Customs Command collects N964m in March

Zenith Bank promises shareholders superior returns

We don’t recognise Eze-Ndigbo —Olubadan-in-Council

Mimiko challenges Buhari on free, fair election

Oyo NURTW boss begs Buhari to end fuel crisis

Ekiti works commissioner resigns •All conspiracy against Ekiti will fail —Speaker

Mining operators accuse Amosun’s aide, firm of extortion •It’s for developmental purposes —Aide

Conversations rife in Oyo public offices over strike •As labour leaders meet today •Workers must be realistic —Govt

Ondo APC chair threatens to expel members over attack on social media

I’m fully committed to APC —Lasun

Methodist Church tasks govt on quality education

Ahmed, Alao-Akala, Jemibewon, others eulogise Adewusi

Pilgrimage has strengthened our faith —Committee chairman

Why Oshiomhole reconstructed federal roads —Ize-Iyamu

Amnesty International decries rise in global death penalty

Efcc raises the alarm over fraudsters demanding money on behalf of Magu

INEC plotted coup against constitution by declaring Bello as Kogi gov — Counsel

3 killed in Edo road accident, 2 set ablaze

Unveil cause of killings during Rivers rerun, Wike charges judicial commission

OAU VC appointment: Group urges adherence to extant laws

Police trail blood to arrest robbery suspect in Delta

Patronising ‘made-in-Nigeria’ goods will boost earnings —CBAAC

Efficiency unit, OSGF collaborate on cost cutting measures on travels

Fuel scarcity: NUPENG urges FG to fix refineries

Downpour, vandalism reason for drop in power supply —NERC

NSE: Equities maintain subtle gain by 0.04%

​Over 100 youths dazzle as Nigeria hosts world peace event

NANTA visits Virgin Atlantic Lagos office

Nigerian teen accepted by all eight Ivy League schools

2 die in Chevron Escravos fire outbreak

College dismisses recruitment of 200 illegal staff in Kogi

Ondo APC threatens to expel members over attack on Social media

Ekiti Works Commissioner resigns

Woman seeks divorce over sex starvation

Ibadan airport re-opens after closure over safety issue

Policemen to undergo drug abuse test —Arase

NEWS ANALYSIS: Bringing succour to victims of Agatu communal clash

NECO won’t migrate to CBT now —Liaison Officer

Scarcity won't end this week —Marketers

Nigerian Army rescues 11, 595 held hostage by Boko Haram

Kwara NSCDC declares war on illegal miners

70 exhibitors, 19 countries set for agrofood expo

Diabetes now affects 422 million people globally —WHO

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Iwobi eyes Nigeria’s Olympic squad

Omagbemi picks 18 as Falcons fly to Dakar

Dalung to inaugurate committee on sports reformation tomorrow

Dalung gives Nff nod to hire foreign coach for Eagles

FCT Area Councils poll: Come for your PVCs, INEC tells electorate •Laments poor responses of electorate

Work, stop blame game, PDP tells Buhari, APC

Access Bank partners UBER to provide Seamless transport services

NNPC offers to discuss revenue retention claims —NRGI

Converting wealth into well-being: Nigeria ranks 142nd out of 149 countries

Lagos pays N912m in pensions

IBEDC chairman blames vandals, others for lack of electricity

Winner emerges in Oando marketing writing competition

Dstv Basketball League: Hoopers start off home series with emphatic win

Emirates, New York Cosmos extend global partnership

WGB/Lagos FA Cup: Naira rain for winners

‘Eagles’ non-qualification for Gabon 2017, a wake up call’

Neymar going nowhere —Barca president

Match Fixing: New Chelsea boss, Conte risks six-month jail term, €8,000 fine

Ivanovic dumps Serbia

Gas explosion kills 2 contract staff in Delta

Buhari urges dialogue over Burundi’s problem

Alao-Akala, others shower encomiums on Adewusi

Abuja-Kaduna rail project not feasible in May —Amaechi

Hotelier kidnapped in Ilorin

FG endorses use of herbal medicine

NLC CWC holds crucial meeting on Wednesday

NLC CWC holds crucial meeting today

Military kills 4 pirates, frees abducted soldier in Bayelsa

YABATECH institutes alumni lecture series

Govt to address youth unemployment, drug addiction —Presidential aide

Police declare state of emergency in Kaduna over kidnapping

Army/Shiite clash: Kaduna grants extension to commission of inquiry

Nasarawa legislature suspends 6 members over alleged misconduct

Rice importation, greatest enemy to Nigerians —Ikpeazu

South Africa's President Zuma survives impeachment vote

Bayelsa Election Tribunal: Court grants permission to inspect election materials

Sen Faseyi expresses anger, rejects Fayose/Aluko truce

Fuel scarcity: Adeboye takes case to God

Monday, April 04, 2016

NSC spent N250m on Dream Team in Senegal—Yakmut

AWC qualifier: Oshoala arrives as Falcons leave for Senegal today

West Ham eyes Ighalo

Naira stable at N321 to dollar at parallel market

NSE: GTB, FCMB, Fidelity move turnover by 46.07%

Nigeria loses $1.5bn annually to monopoly in oil logistics services

Fuel scarcity: Oil cabal out to frustrate Kachikwu, group alleges

ICCI set to diversify into agric

Access Bank seeks shareholders’ approval to raise N100bn

‘Nigeria will be among 20 top world’s industrialised nations by 2020’

Iwobi brought fresh air to Arsenal —Bellerin

Arsenal won't give up on EPL title —Iwobi

Mikel gets new coach, Conte at Chelsea

Osun to open register for poor, vulnerable in 12 LGAs

Don’t compare us with Boko Haram, Shiite insists

Pre-financing assessment of North-East rehabilitation completed —Presidency

NIS tragedy: FG gives automatic employment to 105 candidates

FCT poll: INEC commences accreditation of journalists tomorrow

#PanamaPapers: Report implicates Ibori •Saraki reacts to allegation on wife

PDP govt failed to save for a rainy day —Buhari •APC opposed efforts to save money —PDP

FG has not returned subsidy —PPPRA

#PanamaPapers | Exposed: How the rich hide money, evade tax

Niger pilgrims receive leadership training in Israel

Ambode’s critics have not studied his management style —Utomi

How Fulani herdsmen killed Benue APC youth leader —Police

Residents doctors serve 21-day ultimatum, ready for nationwide strike

Tackle fuel scarcity across Nigeria, SERAP urges Buhari

Cult killings: Police arrest 14 in Kwara

Communal clash claims 2 in Delta • As community faults police

Protesters storm BEDC office in Warri • Over high tariff, epileptic power supply

Petrol scarcity grounds commercial activities in Ondo, as fares up by 100% in Ekiti

Ooni commends unity, love in Akure traditional institution

Oyo should be food basket of the nation —Ajimobi, Alaafin, Olubadan

Guard killed in Benin

Wike orders engineers to be on sites

Why Niger Delta may lose out in science-based jobs —Acting NDDC MD

NEPC boss has demonstrated ample capacity to reposition economy —Northern Youth coalition

Nigeria may be forced to devalue its currency —Adewusi

Alleged $10m scam: Ex-Lagos Solicitor-General, Pedro, denies involvement

Troops kill 15 terrorists, capture 6 in Borno villages

3 kitchen staff of FGGC in police net over use of sanitary pad for rituals

Unilag suicide: Detained students admit they attempted to raise member from the dead

Why Niger Delta may lose out in science-based jobs - Acting MD, NDDC

Group alleges campaign of calumny against MD, NNPC retail

Cult killings: Kwara police arrest 14

Fuel scarcity: PENGASSAN urges FG to declare state of emergency

[WATCH VIDEO] #EkitiGate: Fayose, Aluko reconcile at Lagos hotel

Angry protesters pelt BEDC office in Warri

Man jailed for keeping wife as slave

#EkitiGate: Fayose, Aluko reconcile at Lagos hotel

Sunday, April 03, 2016

4 dead as suspected cultists clash in Ilorin

Afe Babalola drags former Lagos Solictor-General before ICPC

Buhari, governors agreed on ranches to end herdsmen/farmers clashes —Lalong

Alamieyeseigha for burial April 9

#RiversRerun: INEC lied over disqualification of our candidate —PDP chairman

6 more Nigerian wrestlers win Rio Olympic tickets

Buhari sold his house to get his child forex —Adesina

Defaulters of Employees’ Compensation Act to face trial •Ngige directs NSITF to commence court action

Marketers to import 58% of Q2 fuel allocation

Massive fraud in Kogi civil service —Bello •As committee uncovers 500 ghost workers on payroll

N7.4bn debt: Police commence part payment to contractors •As contractors return to sites

Recurring fuel scarcity has adverse effect on workers productivity —NLC

Tsav calls for commission of inquiry into Fulani/farmers crisis

We did not apologise to Oyo govt over 7-day ultimatum —Labour

Osun doctors, medical workers suspend 7-month strike •Govt dismisses secondary school students over riots in Ife

Ondo LG poll: PDP lauds Mimiko over successful congress

Obedience to God’s commandments kept me thus far —Mrs Ajimobi

Drop charges on certificate verification, organised labour writes Amosun •As govt sets to pay salaries with BVN

Ondo 2016: We’ll transform agriculture —Ade Adeogun

Prevail on govs to set priorities right, Akinfenwa tells Buhari

Mimiko gets tough with oil palm plantation vandals

RCCG LP 42 gets new evangelists

NNPC makes U-turn, reverts to old allocation formula

Niger govt, 25 LGs owe AEDC N1.4bn

Osun dismisses secondary school students over Ife riots

Threats to petition EFCC: Jonathan's aides cry out over blackmail, extortion

Drop charges on certificates verification, Labour leaders tell Amosun •As govt set to pay salaries with BVN

#FuelScarcity: See Lagosians in rush for fuel Sunday morning

#Budget delay, #FuelScarcity: Traders decry low patronage of businesses

Extend anti-graft probe to LGAs, NULGE tells FG

NNPC gets 41% allocation for supply of PMS —PPPRA

21 arrested for attempted murder of 21-year-old man

Recruitment: Mbu wants FG to rehabilitate Police College

We'll speed up Nigeria's progress, Buhari assures Nigerians in US

Saturday, April 02, 2016

APC afraid of Modu Sheriff —Lamido

Iwobi scores again for Arsenal •As Ighalo’s Watford loses 0-4 at Emirates

Siasia, best for Eagles’ Job — Bosso

Omeruo on Crystal Palace radar

Eagles AFCON debacle: Club owners appeal to stakeholders

City still good for EPL title —Pellegrini

Remy’s season may be over

Hiddink savours Pato’s debut with goal

Shut up, Wenger tells Ozil

Troops didn’t block GOC over shortage of food, water —Nigerian Army

Abduction: Enugu gov promises to rehabilitate abducted 14-year-old girl

Unpaid salaries: ASUU, SSANU, others blast Dickson

Fayose extends Ikere dualisation project, pays compensation

Burial rites for ex-IG, Adewusi, begins Tuesday

Detectives intensify manhunt for ritualist pastor

Bristow helicopters resumes flight operations

CCT trial: Why I’m supporting Saraki —PDP chieftain

Again, troops kill 9 Boko Haram terrorists, rescue 21 persons

Disregard expelled members, OPC tells Nigerians

Integrates Oil and Gas $116m refinery ready 2016 —GMD

Strike: Oyo advises labour leaders against confrontation with govt

FG set to revive moribund Olokola liquid natural gas

Ogun: Two die in multiple accidents

Agric, mining, alternatives for job creation, revenue generation —Fayemi

Osinbajo, Remi Tinubu extol Braithwaite’s virtues

Student union govt not needed in private varsity —NUC

Anti-graft war: Group kicks against EFCC’s method

Fuel scarcity bites harder in Abuja as motorists await Kachikwu's promise

Fuel scarcity bites hard in Abuja as motorists await Kachikwu's promise

Ritualists' den uncovered in Ogun

Friday, April 01, 2016

TRIBUTE: Remembering ex-Stores, 3SC speedster, Hassan Santos

Siasia resumes with Dream Team Monday

I won’t force NFF board to resign —Dalung

REVEALED! Why Musa handed Eagles captaincy to Mikel

Moses returns to West Ham training

Ahead Rio Olympics: Brazil sports minister steps down

El Clasico: Suarez remains main threat —Spanish press

Explosion averted as tanker rams into school fence

Buhari reaffirms commitment to global fight against terrorist activities

Wike suspends commissioner

Braithwaite for burial April 28

Ohanaeze leaders, Okorocha meet in Enugu on unity of Igbo

‘Indiscriminate dumping of refuse now punishable in Oyo’

Okada riders protest incessant killings of members in Makurdi

Passengers groan as LAGBUS drivers protest restrictions, poor welfare

Danish woman reveals how she rescued Nigerian 'witch child' his parents left to die

BREAKING | Abducted printer found 3 days after in Ibadan

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Sagay, Aribisala, Ezekwesili disagree on corruption discourse

I’m jealous of present-day PSG stars —Okocha

NASS pledges support for sports development

Taye Taiwo slams Marseille boss