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Tribune News Archive for May 2016Rss

Monday, May 30, 2016

AMCON: FG inaugurates presidential committee on loans recovery

Don’t use appointments to cause disunity, group warns Kwara APC

Friendly: Omeruo set to start against Luxembourg

U-17 Women's World Cup: Flamingos draw Brazil, England

Eagles won't underrate Red Lions —Yusuf

Korea tourney will decide my Olympics squad —Siasia

Nigeria names 6-man squad for Davis Cup, World championships

Mimiko donates trophy for maiden DAWN/ANCOPPS football tourney

Glo hails Eagles’ victory over Mali

My spinal cord injury story, by Al-Mustapha

Democracy Day: Presidential aide assures youths of better deals ahead

Herdsmen: Let’s embrace true federalism to curb attacks —Gani Adams

Consolidate all PDP’s suits, group urges judge

Metuh worthy of full bail, Lagos PDP begs CJN

Lalong suspends sponsorship of pilgrimage to Jerusalem, S/Arabia

Leaders charged to domesticate au instruments

Workers’ screening: Why I removed committee chairman —Bello

2016 budget: Best for Kwara in 16 yrs —Ahmed

IYC splits, suspends president, PRO

Lagos PDP tackles Ambode over local government election

Ekiti workers’ strike: Trade unions appeal to labour to sheath their swords

Democracy Day: Mimiko grants amnesty to 11 prisoners

Police rescue abducted Iyaloja in Osun

8-year-old girl killed by driver in Osun

Return to agric, Olubadan tasks Yoruba sons

Ondo moribund industries being revived —Govt

Oyo public schools takeover: NUT, Muslim community condemn govt’s decision

President approves high level commission on ease of doing business —VP

INEC fixes tomorrow for Nasarawa/Toto rerun •PDP vows to boycott it

Herdsmen menace: Okowa convenes stakeholders’ meeting

Taraba NUT embarks on 3-day warning strike

DSS, AGF dragged to court over illegal detention

FG’s women empowerment funds hit N133.69bn

Stakeholders kick against the release of GMOs

We’ll make Nigerians buy made-in-Nigeria products ­—FG

Three years after, Niger signs air pact with Nigeria •Air Niamey to commence flights operations into Nigeria

Seven energy awarded for investment in gas to power

Wema Bank promotes financial literacy among Nigerian children

A/Ibom plans $1.5bn petroleum terminal

FG urged to promote youth empowerment to curtail militancy

Tough economic policies, inevitable —LCCI boss

Africa won’t fall back into 1990s-style debt trap —AfDB

Customs seize 1,533 cartons of generators

Halogen security boss honoured with leadership award

Gunmen kill 5, sack Rivers community

Dutse granite factory to export products to China by June

We’ve injected N151bn to stabilise Rivers economy —Wike

Drunk driver crushes girl to death on democracy day in Osun

Biafra: Enugu Police arrest 13 MASSOB members

MASSOB in Warri calls for actualisation of Biafra

Army deploys war jets to tackle Avengers in Gbaramatu

Deplorable state of road along Sang/Ifo express way

Only prayers can avert economic recession, don tells Nigerians

'Football, a unifying factor for democracy'

I'm worried for the Niger Delta region - Boro

Buhari committed to Ogoni clean-up - Minister

Suspected armed robbers kill lecturer, 1 other in Gombe

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Boko Haram: Borno residents commend Buhari

My governorship, an assignment from God —Ambode

2016 budget will facilitate Nigeria’s economic diversification —Gbajabiamila

Aviation will contribute more to GDP —Minister

Buhari, APC ruined Nigeria’s economy —Fayose

Buhari raised hope for better Nigeria —Sani

We are committed to people’s welfare —Enugu gov

There’s a lot more in the offing for workers —Ajimobi

Dangote moves to end drivers’ illegal activities

Strike: Ekiti workers condemn ‘divide and rule’ by Fayose

Individuals, missionaries, alumni set to take over Oyo public schools

I may return to active football —Yobo

We have home-grown solution to tomato pest —FG

LG system in Nasarawa dead —Al-Makura

No plan to effect 70% cut in workers' salaries —Niger govt

My colleagues removed me, not Oshiomhole —Ex-Edo speaker

INEC declares Nasarawa/Toto bye-election inconclusive

8 killed by gunmen in Rivers

$150m power generation project for Plateau

Security agents apprehend 5 cattle rustlers in Plateau

Don’t allow abducted Chibok girls to spend another Children’s Day in captivity, FG warned

Gunmen abduct another lecturer in Cross River

Explosion rocks Borno, 4 feared dead

Akintoye to Buhari: Employ negotiations to tackle Nigeria’s problems

Fear high over probable suspension of flights to Nigeria by BA

FG awards N200bn single window contract to French firm •Dumps Custom blueprint

Nigeria’s foreign reserves falls by $1.06bn in 3 days

Nigerians becoming despondent —Enoh

NFF, Supersport agree to partner Rashidi Yekini Foundation

Rio Olympics: I’ve not named overage players —Siasia

#DemocracyDay: First year in office my biggest challenge -Buhari

#DemocracyDay: Buhari offers carrot, stick to end Niger Delta militancy

FULL TEXT: President Muhammadu Buhari's #DemocracyDay speech

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Nigerian fans want Okocha out of retirement

Kano gov sacks SSG, names replacement, 7 perm. secs

Act fast, improve living conditions of Nigerians, NUJ tells Buhari

Oyo gov’s wife urges people to pay attention to their health

Democracy Day: Let’s keep faith in our country —Mark

Eko at 50: Soyinka blasts critics

Let’s keep hope alive, Atiku tells Nigerians

Bad governance responsible for Boko Haram insurgence —Danjuma

Lagos to demolish properties under high tension lines

Yusuf hails Eagles’ spirit

Yobo testimonial: Eto’o’s private jet denied permission?

Iwobi gets No 17 shirt for new season

#NDAvengers bombings: 10 arrested, more soldiers deployed to Gbaramatu

#NDAvengers unveil Niger Delta Republic currency

#NDAvengers blow up Shell, Agip trunk lines in Bonny

BREAKING NEWS: Military invades Tompolo's community in search of #NDAvengers

#NDAvengers: Military invades Tompolo's community

Friday, May 27, 2016

Another wife killer arrested in Lagos

Afenifere carpets Buhari over security appointments

Solve Nigeria’s problems, Maitama Sule tells Buhari

Friendly: Iheanacho’s goal sinks Mali

Okocha steals the show at Yobo testimonial

CAF bans Giwa for 5 yrs

Real/Atletico showdown: Ronaldo, Torres talk tough

Dream Team lists Awoniyi, 19 others for Korea tourney

Kaduna: ‘Nigeria/Egypt match was peaceful’

Nigerians urged to shun self medication in preventing SJS

Akintunde wins Ogun SWAN election

Navy Sailing Club set for Diamond Jubilee boat race in Lagos

We have not sacked any worker—Oyo govt

Muslim old students hail Aregbesola over school upgrade

Nasarawa govt prioritises education in 2016 budget

PHCCIMA, a hope for zero-oil plan —Awolowo

Buhari restates commitment towards rescue of remaining Chibok girls

Our govt will protect children, women’s rights —Oyo gov

Ahmed urges against child abuse

Lagos Speaker calls for more efforts at protecting children’s rights

Government must protect children’s rights —Ize-Iyamu

Children should be responsible citizens - Professor Awe

Avengers blow up NNPC pipeline in Delta

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Give us more ‘Yobos,’ Dalung tells ex-Eagle’s captain

Mali friendly: Balogun savours Eagles’ return •As Iheanacho joins team in France

Mourinho signs Man U contract

Rio Olympics: Oyegun appointed Nigeria House Dean of Ambassadors

Make a difference, Tribune MD charges Oyo SWAN Chairman, Alebiosu

Access Bank/UNICEF Charity Polo 2016: Children’s Day celebration takes centre stage

Yobo testimonial: Terry, Drogba, Eto’o, others set Garden City aglow

Strike: Fayose appeals to workers to show understanding

Strike: Fayose appeals to workers to show understnding

Herdsmen’s invasion, plot to establish caliphate in Benue —Gov •As ethnic nationality demands N100bn compensation

National Transport Commission bill passes second reading

First moon crescent will occur June 5 —NASRDA

PDP raises the alarm over unbudgeted N18bn spent on Edo varsity

Adelakun empowers widows, students as he celebrates birthday

Disqualify yourself, ex-Customs boss tell CCT chairman

Ekiti workers down tools, say ‘there’s a limit to endurance’ •Workers must show understanding —Fayose

Digital Business Academy for women to commence on Friday

Cleric charges Christians on vigilance

Nigerians must join hands in war against money laundering, terrorist financing —Finance Minister

IBEDC determined to serve customers better —MD

FG to audit port concession 10 years after

United Capital Plc divests from United Metropolitan Life, makes N1.5bn profit from sale

Fidelity Bank presents duplex, other prizes to promo winners

Jose Mourinho signs Manchester United contract

Lagos to give priority to LASU graduates

14-year-old Ese Oruru gives birth to baby girl

Ekiti workers begin strike •Say there's limit to endurance

Fred Ajudua rearraigned for allegedly duping Bamaiyi

Buhari felicitates with Soun at 90

Political commitment, panacea to maternal mortality – Dr Mimiko

Tension as G15 members sit in Kogi assembly

#NDAvengers fighting same cause Saro-Wiwa, Boro died for —IYC

Chevron's pipeline attack: Navy deploys troops to Escravos

Dexa Medica charges Nigerians on stress-free lifestyle

Suspected killer of MTN female staff arraigned, remanded

Togo to distribute over 10 million condoms to fight AIDS

BREAKING: Niger Delta Avengers blow up Chevron's underground crude oil trunk line

World's biggest baby born in India

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Ex-PDP NWC members dump Sheriff •Back Makarfi caretaker committee

Why Sheriff suspended PDP national convention —Wike

Senate expresses concern over illegal dissolution of LGs

Most govs’ drivers operate with expired licences —FRSC

Yekini’s daughters want dad’s death probed

Mali friendly: Eagles land in France

Arsenal yet to endorse Iwobi for Rio Olympics —Siasia

Incessant buildings collapse, road failure will soon end —FG

Ondo guber: Agunloye, Dawodu declare intention on SDP platform

‘Scrapping LG councils’ll aggravate poverty in Nigeria’

Ex-Kaduna gov, Tanko Ayuba, is dead

el-Rufai upgrades 17 grazing reserves

I am not against Fulani —Fayose

Strengthen your anti-money laundering laws, Dabiri-Erewa advises UK

Tribunesport man, Alebiosu emerges Oyo SWAN Chairman

Enugu killings: Police arrest 5

Alleged N400m fraud: Face trial, Appeal Court tells Metuh

My abductors treated me with dignity —Kogi monarch

Clark calls for return to regional system of govt

Minister raises special task force to recover N10bn debt

UK, Australia deport 40 Nigerians

Letter appointing new Oba of Benin issued in error —Edo govt

7,000 suspected pipeline vandals may lay down arms

Road projects: FG okays payment to 41 construction firms

INEC to conduct bye-elections in Nasarawa, Kwara Saturday

Kogi govt uncovers 3,000 bank accounts for ghost workers on payroll

Buhari appoints DGs for NTA, FRCN, NAN, others

Diezani sleaze: EFCC re-arrests Fidelity Bank MD, other official

Pipelines bombings: It’s doubtful if FG can fund 2016 budget —Otuaro

LCCI tasks CBN on transparent guidelines for new forex policy

Financial houses say flexible exchange rate policy will stabilise naira

States endorse 22-point fiscal reform action plan

Court grants Bafarawa permission to perform lesser Hajj

Court adjourns trial of former NIMASA DG

Builder, 26, to die for murder

Kaduna to install CCTV, drones in strategic places

16 political parties sue Kogi govt over councils’ reconstitution

...Cultists kill one also in Ondo

Armed men kill traditional chief in Ondo

2,000 jobs on offer as Ondo ceramics set to launch product

Lagos signs MOU on construction of N844bn 4th Mainland Bridge

Soldiers kill 2 gunmen, rescue 3 from kidnappers in Rivers

Nasarawa residents decry hike in tomatoes price

Ooni of Ife pays Atiku historic visit in Abuja

Court fixes trial of former NIMASA DG for May 27

Youths discover mutilated body of abducted housewife in Kwara

Edo govt withdraws letter on Oba of Benin's appointment

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Report to camp today or forget Rio Olympics

Injury forces Moses out of Eagles friendlies

Dalung, Naval chief storm Lagos for Navy Diamond Jubilee

Onigbinde pays tribute to ‘Thunder’ Balogun’s wife

Milo Secondary School Basketball Championship: Kogi emerges Confluence Conference zone champions

Olumide Oyedeji lauds MultiChoice on Basketball development

Yobo testimonial match to be televised live on Supersport

Oyo SWAN election holds today

Niger to hand over Boko Haram militants to ICC —President Issoufou

CBN to relax forex policy, say recession imminent

Stakeholders wait for CBN’s flexible exchange rate modalities

MPC: Rates hike will worsen forex crisis —Financial expert

Railways reform critical to economic revival —Saraki

FG to repatriate looted £300m from Jersey —Minister

FG requires over $50bn to develop transportation infrastructure —Minister

el-Rufai visits Sani at mother’s burial

CBN collaborates with power ministry to reduce supply challenges

Marketers assure of decrease in pump price soon

Fire outbreak at Ajimobi’s wife office not due to power surge —IBEDC

Careers24 unveils company review

Kogi screening exercise: Labour demands sack of chairman •They are crying wolf —Okuntimo

Kidnapping: IGP deploys helicopter, mobile police in Kogi

FG denies fraud allegation in board appointments

Battle for Kogi ministerial slot hots up

Again, Metuh’s ill health stalls trial

Economic crunch: Al-Makura inaugurates 23-man committee to review workers’ salary

FG saves N185bn from IPPIS, gets rid of 65,000 ghost workers

Borno emirs return home 2 years after fleeing from Boko Haram insurgents

Presidency unaware of Chibok girl’s brother’s fate —Spokesman

Street boys unleash mayhem in Ibadan

Oyo government doles out N7.45m to industrial graduates

Free healthcare: INVIVO targets 2.5m Nigerians annually

Port Harcourt High Court restrains Sheriff as PDP chairman

Nigeria doing everything to get UN permanent seat –FG

Buhari seeks collaboration on maritime security in Gulf of Guinea

Court adjourns theft trial of former NIMASA DG to May 27

Presidency unaware of Chibok girl brother's fate —Spokesman

Buhari appoints Babandele Comptroller-General Immigration

Buhari appoints Ja'Afaru Controller-General of Prisons

OPINION POLL: Buhari's one year in office, what have you gained? Post your comments

IGP deploys special squad, helicopter as Bello warns criminal to vacate Kogi

N100m suit: Sacked Chevron workers decry delay in court processes

May 27: FG worries over increasing violence against children

This court has jurisdiction to try you, Judge tells Beninoise accused of N630m fraud

Illegal detention: Lagos proprietor files N5m suit against IGP, others

FG sets up 10-man committee on harmonisation of pension

Monday, May 23, 2016

Illegal detention: Court overrules FG, orders neutral place for Dasuki to brief lawyers

N100bn pension funds: I am not under EFCC probe —Hon Duru

Oke-Ogun obas evolve common front for development

We’ll stop Niger Delta Avengers’ attack on oil facilities —CDS •We will not shield any militant —Wike

Shekau’s aide kills top Boko Haram bomb maker

Intervene in oil spill compensation, fishermen urge Buhari

Gunmen kill another cyclist in Benue

IPPIS: FG saves over N220bn, begins police payroll verification in Ogun, Kaduna

Obama gives US highest research award to Akinwande, Nigerian professor

Senator advocates amnesty for Nigerians with stolen money abroad

Zika outbreak fuelled by mosquito control failure —WHO boss

Ogoniland pollution, tragedy that shouldn’t have happened —Minister •As FG begins clean-up June 16

4 die in Bauchi auto crash

NCPC gets new Executive Secretary

Tackle security challenges with renewed vigour, don urges FG

Grazing bill capable of disintegrating the country —Ezeife, Ezeemo

Air pollution kills 7 million people annually —UNEP

No pact with RTEAN —Oyerinde

Election petition: Appeal Court to hear Olugbemi’s application June 16

LG chairman drums up support for Ajimobi

Nigeria needs national legislation on female genital mutilation —Obasanjo

Mimiko lauds workers as Ondo begins commercial production of lawyers’ wig

Benin traditional council announces 2-week burial rites for Oba Erediauwa

Protests in Kogi over planned sack of LG workers •We are not intimidated —Bello

Nigeria on the path of economic recovery, Buhari assures

Flood kills man in Ibadan, 2 missing

Accident: Parents throng FUTA to identify casualties

I will miss Yobo testimonial —Ideye

CSKA confirms EPL teams' interests in Musa

Man U sacks Van Gaal •He is due for retirement —De Boer

Yaya offered £300,000 weekly pay in China

Dalung hails NSLF for donating sports equipment to 2000 primary schools

Transfer window: LMC demands players’­ attestation

‘No automatic shirts for Insurance FC players’

Giwa FC appeals expulsion from NPFL

FG blames cash call deficit on subsidy regime •Says it saved over N220bn through IPPS, N680bn at BPP

Oil and Gas Free Zones investment hits $75billion —OGFZA

Why FG withheld N350bn Q1 capital budget

US firm to create jobs with $1bn investment in Nigeria, others

Nigeria will soon commence local production of aviation fuel —FG •Woos foreign investors in aviation sector

Africa to grow by 3.7% this year —AfDB

SEC to review CAMA, AGM rules

NSE opens week bearish as ASI drops 0.37% •Delists 8 companies

Edo pensioners protest arrears

We'll not allow 'gangsters' take over PDP - Shuluwa

Fani Kayode remanded in prison over N1.5bn alleged fraud

Tragedy: 82 year old man hangs self in Ondo.

PDP crisis: Pressure mounts on NASS lawmakers to defect en mass to APC

Ogun revenue rises by 98% - Amosun

Nigeria, India to develop innate skills in youths for self-sufficiency

Missing 30trn: Okonjo-Iweala rebuts SERAP, takes legal action

2013 audit reports: FG to investigate NNPC for not remitting $1.289bn -Fayemi

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Omatseye’s lawyer files appeal against ruling •Says offence does not exist in law

Anti-corruption war: Don’t give impression of witch-hunt, Onaiyekan tells FG

'Ogoni 4' are martyrs —MOSOP president

Rival militants clash, blow up pipeline in Bayelsa

Suspend introduction of stun guns, Reps member tells IG

Ukura bows out as auditor general of the federation

Dangote Flour restructures operations, to grow wheat in Kano for more jobs

MPC: Expert predicts rise in lending rate to 15%

Dogara to declare national economic stakeholders summit open in Abuja

African identity stakeholders meeting holds in Rwanda

IPMAN, Star Petroleum sign 5-year oil supply deal

BEDC to sign MoU with USAID to boost electricity access

Debtors forfeit N31.76bn worth of assets to AMCON

How Buhari can fight herdsmen attacks, move Nigeria forward —Ofeimun

‘Over 1,600 cattle stolen in Plateau’

Police rescue abducted woman in Kano

Nigeria can’t afford another war —Anglican Church

2 Kogi judges regain freedom •As Bello declares war on kidnappers

Rise in crime rate will not stop investors, Ortom tells critics

Fuel subsidy: Why I support FG —Oshiomhole

PENGASSAN may split from Labour

DPR warns independent marketers against sharp practices

NUPENG threatens to shut down Mosinmi depot over state of road

Why TUC boycotted strike —President

Life expectancy increased by 5 years since 2000 –WHO

Why I lost Edo South senatorial election —Osagie

Afe Babalola canvasses return to regional govt

OBJ, Alaafin, others for summit on female genital mutilation

Mimiko set for Aboto water project inauguration

Strike: No work, no pay, Oyo govt warns workers

ITTF confirms Team Nigeria for Rio Olympic Games

FIFA boss congratulates Yobo

Guardiola weeps as Bayern Munich wins double

Adegunle re-elected as Ibadan Polo Club president

Bendel Insurance wins trophy after two years

Inconsistency bane of school sport in Nigeria —Former NUGA president

NUJ boss wants sports included in school curriculum

Buhari'll do what Jonathan could not do for N/Delta - Delta APC

BREAKING: NLC suspends strike

Group faults renewed hostility in Niger Delta

Missing N30trn: Court orders Okonjo- Iweala to give account

MEND condemns bombing of oil facilities in Niger Delta

NSCDC arrests 2 pipeline vandals in Enugu

2 kidnapped nuns, driver regain freedom

Saturday, May 21, 2016

AYC qualifier: Flying Eagles win in Bujumbura

Musa wins third Russian league title

Union Bank eyes laurels at ITTF Nigeria Open

Don’t relocate Mile 12 market, Kaduna gov appeals to Lagos gov

Fire guts Oyo gov’s wife’s office

Monarch, naval officer abducted in Kogi

4 FUTA students die in crash

NANS South-West zone okays removal of fuel subsidy

Ambode promises to create space for youths in governance

FG tackles foreign airlines on arbitrary charges on Nigerian routes

Bishop begs for release of kidnapped Reverend father, 2 sisters

Professors want History back in school curriculum

My son wasted his God-destined glory —Father of murdered cultist

CBN disburses N55.46bn to 24 power firms

Youths recover body of drowned soldier, hand over his rifle

Parallel PDP conventions sack Sheriff

Juventus wins Coppa Italia cup


Man U wins 12th FA Cup, equals Arsenal’s record

Kidnapped Kwara APC chieftains freed

Confusion as Sheriff suspends Port Harcourt PDP convention

8 killed, 15 injured in multiple auto crash

Abuja PDP convention fails to elect new leaders •Ratifies steering committee •Govs, NASS members absent

Abductors of Kwara APC chiefs demand, N50m, ransom

Sheriff, PDP national chairman, suspends convention

PDP convention: Security personnel battle to clear delegates at venue

Buhari to pay two-day working visit to Lagos

Akwa Ibom monarch’s wife gives birth in kidnappers' den

Fans admit Simi made history with ‘Love Don’t Care’ video

Friday, May 20, 2016

Cultists’ clash in Ibadan

My dad paid Westerhof’s salary for 4 years —Ex-NFF boss, Kojo Williams

LMC expels Giwa FC from NPFL

Pinnick, Dikko meet new FIFA scribe, Samoura

Austerity: Cleric calls for review of salary of politicians

NDDC acting MD reassures on project delivery

Family of slain Ogoni leader sues for peace

Why Christians must embrace holy life —Cleric

Ondo 2016: APC groups bicker over zoning

Buhari removes Opara as NCPC scribe

PMS: Finance ministry will liaise with CBN on forex —Adeosun

Labour warns traders, threatens to shut Ekiti down today

Buhari condoles with Egyptians over plane crash

Mikel rues miserable season at Chelsea

Fuel hike: Group urges NLC to shelve strike action

2 soldiers feared dead in Delta boat mishap

EgyptAir jet may have been downed by bomb, US official says

Fuel subsidy: Minorities, unemployed youths, others to hold rally in support of FG

Former NIMASA DG, sentenced to 5 years imprisonment for contract scam

Lekan Shonde, alleged wife killer, docked, remanded in prison

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Eagles friendlies: I’m not under pressure to win — Salisu

Pinnick remains NFF president-Reps’ House committee on sports

Amuzie for S/Korea invitational tourney

Govs shift attention to World Bank’s $3.2bn loan to pay salaries

APC threatens to expel Senator Sani over attacks on Buhari

We met over 400 bank accounts when we came in —Kaduna govt

2 judges abducted in Kogi

FRSC launches 6-day monitoring of tyres’ safety checks

Second kidnapped Chibok girl found -Nigerian Army

Group writes EFCC over detention of Senator Adeseun

Ijebu North PDP swears in new exco

JTF releases 5 suspected militants

Arms deal: Metuh’s illness stalls trial, rushed to hospital from court

2016 budget agenda for national development —Acting NDDC MD

Court awards N1.4m against Transformation Housing Development

Summit on national security holds in Abuja

Chibok girl’s rescue raises hope on others —Buhari

Bayelsa: Dickson’s election free, fair —INEC

Keita not listed for Nigeria friendly

Ronaldo not part of my Olympics plan — Portugal coach

Schools shut down in Enugu

Police deploy personnel in Kano flash points

It is illegal to defy court’s order, Nasarawa AG tells Labour

Ekiti APC chieftain appeals for understanding

Businessman appeals to NLC

NLC faction fails to ground flight operations at Lagos airport

Labour must reinvent its unity —Aremu

Oyo workers forced out of govt offices

Dasukigate: 'No plan to implicate Jonathan'

Orubebe did not declare all his assets, witness tells CCT

Cash crunch: NYSC postpones orientation indefinitely

Oba of Kabba not dead —Council member

BPE charges electricity companies on performance

GE moves to stimulate girls’ interest in science, technology

Glo sponsors first global ICC arbitration conference in Africa

MTN raises 2016 investment capital by 50%

BEDC to relocate head office over hostility

‘Lagos attracts $43bn investment in 1yr’

‘It’s Akoko’s turn to produce next Ondo gov’

2016 Budget, agenda for national development - Acting NDDC MD

#NLCStrike: Protesters intercepted, arrested by police in Abakaliki

UPDATE: EgyptAir crashes on way to Cairo - Officials

#EgyptAir Flight MS804 from Paris to Cairo 'disappears from radar'

EgyptAir Flight MS804 from Paris to Cairo 'disappears from radar'

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

ITTF Premier Nigeria Open: Nigerian Jamiu stuns Russian opponent

3SC pips Abia Warriors 2-0

15 teams in race for 2016 Access Bank-UNICEF Charity Shield Polo

Rabiu Adeola U-12 scrabble tourney begins in Lagos

Glo charges Dream Team to prepare hard for Rio Olympics

Canada-based Nigerian runs to raise funds for SJ Syndrome

‘Special Police Squad’ kills police officer, woman in Bayelsa

We don’t have document linking Saraki to London property —Witness

Ekiti doctors: Senate seeks establishment of ambulances on highways

Arms deal: How ex-PDP chairman, Haliru Bello, was paid N300m —Witness

Police receive autopsy report on Ronke Shonde

Metuh was paid N400m from party’s fund, Okupe tells court

Illegal detention: Court slates June 13 to hear N500m suit against GG

Ofeimun’s book reading holds today

‘April, hottest in modern history’

2015 stability report: Banks strong despite loan, interest rate risks —CBN

GIST initiative organises workshop to promote entrepreneurial women

Military raid cattle rustlers’ camp, clear more terrorists’ hideouts

UN Under-Secretary-General arrives Nigeria

Shi’ites/army clash: Absence of army, COAS stalls court sitting

FG will make 2,000km of road network motorable in 2016 —Fashola

France returns artifact to Nigeria, after 8 years

Onitsha most polluted city in the world —WHO

Court reserves judgment in murder case against Oyo NURTW boss

More troubles for Oronsaye, others as FG files additional charges

Weapons found in my house belong to NSA office, Dasuki tells court •Says his continued detention arbitrary, illegal

FG grants Dangote 30% tax remission on cement road construction

No night grazing, water poisoning in Oyo —Ajimobi

Police parade suspected kidnappers in Ondo

Police investigate alleged plan to implicate UK-based Nigerian

Visit tertiary institutions for your anti-corruption fights, group tells Buhari

Entertainment stakeholders kick as Oyo requests permits for events

Chibok girls: Suspected Boko Haram husband of rescued girl arrested

Reps alert nation over existence of ‘killer tomato paste’ in circulation

Airworthiness: Reps to probe NCAA, NAMA, FAAN

#NLCStrike: Partial compliance in Edo

PHOTO NEWS: How Nigerians respond to #NLCStrike

#NLCStrike: Govt offices, ministries, agencies, parastatals closed in Kwara

#NLCStrike partially paralyses activities in Ogun

First missing Chibok girl found in Sambisa forest

#NLCStrike: Enugu workers observe partial strike

#NLCStrike: Heavy security presence at Gani Fawehinmi Park

#NLCStrike: Confusion as Lagosians divided on NLC protest

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Senate throws out anti-social media bill

US supports NDLEA operations with $11m equipment

SSANU threatens showdown with UI, others •Over planned sack of staff school teachers

WHO calls emergency meeting on yellow fever outbreak

NFF crisis: Reps summon minister, NFF officials, others

Fans demand 3SC GM’s resignation

Mourinho rules out Man Utd move

Ambode to kick off LLTC walk for life programme

18th Nestle Milo Basketball Championship: Adamawa, Kogi land in confluence q/finals

2016 Nnpc/Shell Cup hots up

Savannah Conference wins DStv Basketball All Stars Championship

Arms deal: Metuh sought to know source of payment, witness tells court

Legislators against gender equality live in Stone Age —Ajimobi •Mandates Oyo assembly to pass bill this month

Equities halt 3-day gain by 0.61%

UBA appoints 5 executive directors

‘Double taxation not responsible for Lagos Q1 N100bn IGR’

Nigeria, France sign N14bn MoU on power

Fuel price liberalisation may attract $3bn investment

Power: Discos’ revenue shortfall hit N300bn

Military pensioners seek presidential intervention

My life under threat, Ogun monarch cries out

2 brothers kill community leader in Ondo

Salary deduction: Workers give Fayose 24 hours to pay

Osun assembly recommends reinstatement of sacked lecturers

FG releases fund to NYSC •2016 Batch 'A' Stream II orientation commences

Police arrest fake lawyer in Ogun

Army nabs two for impersonation in Edo

Niger Delta: Don't repay violence with violence, Clarks warns Buhari

Delta communities give Chevron 72 hours to release 5 oil workers

Prevent UK from being safe haven for looters, Dabiri Erewa urges British parliament

Danger! Electric pole fallen across Makoko road

Monday, May 16, 2016

Oke-Igbo attack: Arewa community lauds Ondo govt over intervention

Labour issues 48 -hour- reversal ultimatum to Nasarawa govt over salary cut

Cash crunch: NYSC may not mobilise thousands for service •DG cries out for help, says 2016 budget shortchanged corps of N13bn

Ijaw celebrates Isaac Boro

4 feared killed in Benin renewed cult war

Rio Olympics: D’Tigers will make Nigeria proud —NBBF President, Umar

Rio Olympics: Onyali tips Team Nigeria to win 3 medals

I'm not happy over Pellegrini's departure—Iheanacho

No Brazilian wants Olympics gold more than me —Neymar

Plateau Utd asks Baraje to step aside

Mexico, Toriola, others arrive for ITTF Nigeria Open

I’m not aware of Ikhana’s resignation—3SC boss

Wike lauds W/African Golf hosting in P/Harcourt

Night grazing/rearing of cattle banned in Enugu

Czech govt offers postgraduate scholarship to widow of Nigerian Air Force officer killed by Boko Haram

Obasanjo advises FG against reviving NNSL

‘Govt working to contain tomato disease’ •As scarcity bites harder

Balogun, Shody join Falz as brand influences for Remy Martin

Fashola appeals to power project handlers •Urges them to go back to work

NSE: GTB, Zenith Bank boost trading with N651.7m

Inflation hit near 6-year high in April

Glo to give out N125m to subscribers

Petroleum marketers urge FG to cushion effects of price hike

I will pursue political positions to re-create Awo’s vision for governance —Adebayo Shittu

Winners emerge in Bola/Atinuke Ige scholarship scheme

Ondo 2016: APC aspirants condemn call for dissolution of party executive

Osun PDP congress fallout: Omisore ejects party from secretariat

Why Ajimobi is yet to sign Oyo 2016 budget

Plant medicine also important —Prof Oyekole

Oyo NMA repositions health sector, holds 4-day summit

National Grazing Reserves Bill misunderstood —Hon Karimi

Don extols Awo’s virtues, carpets Buhari on anti-corruption war

I will resist imposition, Edo APC governorship aspirant vows

Oshiomhole injects N2bn into Edo economy

Robbers attack 3 female priests in Calabar

I changed N111m for NIMASA official —BDC operator

No more state sponsorship for pilgrimage —Niger gov

Buhari tasks FRSC on enforcement of traffic rules •As Corps get 283 new operational vehicles

Rainstorm kills one, destroys over 300 houses in C/River

138 medicine shops sealed off in Delta

Govt is not bazaar, el-Rufai tells Kaduna elite

Lalong assures workers of prompt salary payment

Buhari, Wike meet in Aso Rock

Shocking! Delta school where principal, 2 other teachers teach JSS 1 to SSS 3

Kidnappers nabbed in Ibadan after police hot chase

Ooni unveils 1m cocoa trees nursery to empower 100,000 youths, widows

Militants, JTF are attacking, harassing us, Delta community cries to FG

35% salary cut: Labour gives Nasarawa govt 48 hours ultimatum to reverse decision

Sunday, May 15, 2016

FIFA President, Infantino, to visit Nigeria

Super Eagles/Luxembourg clash now May 31

Nigerian referees, instructors, assessors set for FIFA elite programme

More A-list players for Yobo testimonial match

Suspected militants arrested by military are Chevron staff —Community chief

NANS set to shut down tertiary institutions in Ekiti tomorrow

Marketers begin hoarding ahead NLC strike

Discos embark on mass disconnection of historic debtors

Emefiele donates 400 bags of rice to Borno IDPs

Fidelity Bank appoints Balarabe DMD

BoI loan portfolio to Katsina entrepreneurs hit N11.4bn

‘Nigeria needs $40bn to grow oil and gas logistics’

Naira exchanges for N370/dollar at parallel market

Man Utd/Bournemouth: Explosion averted at Old Trafford

Leicester City gets guard of honour at Stamford Bridge

Spurs’ Harry Kane wins EPL Golden Boot

Arsenal leapfrogs Tottenham to finish second on EPL table

Oyo Assembly moves to resuscitate moribund state-owned companies

Oyo govt warns plank market traders against confrontation

Okeya, in-law to Jonathan’s Chief of Staff, dumps PDP for APC in Ekiti

South-West PDP zonal congress illegal —National auditor

Al-makura reduces own salary by 50 %

NMC DG decries dearth of Maths teachers in Nigeria

Adamawa to strengthen primary healthcare facilities

Why N\West has competitive advantage in agric —Tambuwal

PDP lawmakers meet today over state of party

Play down politics, focus on governance, Mimiko tasks APC

2019: Reclaim North Central states for PDP, Mark urges new zonal executive

APC’s somersaults will ensure PDP’s victory in 2019 —S/South chairman

Area police commander assures Ekotedo residents of peace

IGR: Ondo govt realises N2.3bn in 3 months

German govt to spend 3 million Euros on construction, agric sectors in Ogun

Scholars to attend Ofeimun’s book launch in UI

Nollywood actor, Elder Mayah, diagnosed with liver problem (PHOTO)

Subsidy removal: Ex-Venezuelan minister hails FG`s decision

Buhari's wife advocate improved health services to Nigeria women

Fuel hike: Don't destabilise Nigeria, group tells NLC, TUC

We killed because Tiv youths stole our 800 cows - Fulani spokesman

NMC DG decries dearth of maths teachers in Nigeria

Arrested political thugs, not our members - Kwara OPC

EPL: Bomb scare in Old Trafford, match abandoned

Kwara women farmers cry out over herdsmen attack

Petrol price: NANS to shut down schools in Ekiti Tuesday

Independent marketers urge FG on downstream liberalisation

Saturday, May 14, 2016

2015 polls: Coalition petitions human rights commission, CJN, INEC, NASS

South-South PDP elects consensus exco members

Kazaure emerges zonal chairman for N/West PDP

Crisis almost marred S/East congress as party elects leaders

Only INEC has right to audit parties’ campaign funds, S/West coalition tells EFCC

Spaniard Sanz wins Dayak Tennis in Abuja

Barcelona clinches La Liga title

Oshola lifts FA Cup with Arsenal

Can Ighalo dust Ayegbeni’s EPL goal record today?

Lagos NSE inducts 57 members

Rep member decries denial of NOUN law graduates from attending law school

Buhari assures on safe rescue of Chibok girls

Revert to N86 per litre, Ajaero-faction of NLC tells Buhari

NULGE asks members to join proposed strike by NLC

China trip: Demand for N13m loan in order, says Lai Muhammed

Ambode orders repair of Oshodi-Apapa expressway

‘I’ll re-unite factions in Osun PDP’

No crisis between herdsmen and Delta community —Police

Victims of Ogun building collapse responding to treatment, says govt

Fulani/farmers clash averted in Oyo

North-East PDP endorses Sheriff as sole chairmanship candidate

Rescind your decision of fuel subsidy removal, Adegboruwa tells FG

Plank sellers resist ejection by Oyo govt

Police arraign 3 for stealing rice worth N3m in Osun

Kogi East rerun: Court stops PDP candidate

Ejidike donates N.1m to Yekini’s family

FIFA’s independent audit committee boss resigns

APC in South East vows to take over power from PDP in 2019

Labour urges FG to annul recent petrol price increase or face nationwide strike

President Buhari to inaugurate FRSC's operational vehicles, ambulances, tow trucks

NDLEA arrests 3 vigilantes with hard drug in Borno

Boko Haram's threat not yet over, Hollande tells Buhari

Buhari lauds international community for its stabilisation efforts in West Africa

Eko Disco to partner USAID for optimal service delivery

Jigawa LG to immunize 62,728 children against polio

10,289 candidates jostle for admission into Lagos model colleges

Minister defends request for loan from NBC

Nigeria strengthening linkages with more countries to develop Africa's tourism brand -- DG

Gas association lauds subsidy removal, wants refineries fixed

100 shops demolished at Rauf Aregbesola Modern Market in Lagos

Abuja Summit will build on successes recorded against Boko Haram insurgents – EU

UK approves N14bn to assist Nigeria in war against insurgency

All season farming: Kano State Govt. approves drilling of 1,000 wells

Army repels Boko Haram early morning attack in Sambisa forest

There will not be timeframe to ending Boko Haram, says U.S Envoy

UN Security Council welcomes Buhari's initiative to convene security summit

Nigeria is world leader in anti-terrorism fight, says U.S. Deputy Secretary of State

Friday, May 13, 2016

Confusion over PDP South-West zonal congress •As court halts exercise, National Secretary receives order

Again, militants bomb Chevron pipeline

Nupeng, pengassan hail removal of fuel subsidy

Hausa woman beheaded in Delta •‘Robbers, herdsmen killed 6 cops, 30 civilians’

State governors squandering riches —Orji Kalu

‘Oyo pensioners not screened since 2010’

Alleged lover of slain wife not yet invited —Police

Rivers rerun election: INEC schemes to ‘award’ APC 30,000 votes —PDP •I’m not aware of such a plan —Rivers REC

Police arrest 10 Fulani men in Taraba, recover arms, ammunition

Gov Amosun charges Ogun West on unity

JAF protests fuel hike in Ibadan

Osun SDP berates APC on oil subsidy removal

Lagos remains most attractive investment destination in Africa —Ambode

Crisis looms in Ekiti tertiary institutions over govt’s new tax regime

Court nullifies arrest warrant against Aluko

Ex-Rep, Salvador, emerges Lagos PDP chairman

Police Service Commission promotes 2, 058 officers

‘INEC inconclusive election was due to inadequate preparation’

AYC qualifier: Osimhen’s injury worries Amuneke

Rio 2016: Dream Team fears no foe —Awoniyi

FIFA names African woman as scribe

Militants slaughter 14 Real Madrid fans

Mourinho agrees Man U deal

Chelsea offers Terry fresh deal

FirstBank reclaims Zenith Bank Women’s basketball league title

Ighalo shocked over coach’s sack

Siasia laments loss to Flying Eagles

John Ogu nominated for 2 awards in Israel

Sexual molestation: FG panel exonerates Queen's College teacher

Nasarawa airport project: Land owners decry poor compensation

PDP suspends South-West congress over Lagos court order

Crowd at the scene of collapsed building at Itoku market, Abeokuta

One dies, many injured as building collapses in Abeokuta

Market building under construction collapses in Abeokuta

Former Big Brother Africa star, Evelyn Eveva Sitali, dies at 29

Thursday, May 12, 2016

West Brom joins Ighalo bid

Mikel, Musa out of Mali, Luxembourg friendlies

NFF bans Chris Giwa, others

3SC focus now on Wikki game — Orelope

Schools nationwide to form Rythm ‘N’ Play sports clubs

NPFL: Gatta targets 25 goals

CAF increases club competitions group stage teams to 16

S/West Pdp crisis: Court stops zonal congress •It will hold as scheduled—Fayose

‘N10m bribe: CCT chairman was implicated’

Hoodlums, gangsters have taken over PDP—Gana group •Rejects party’s planned national convention

3 missing, 100 displaced over land dispute in Ekiti

Rioters crash vehicle into mosque during prayer

Olubadan: I’ll sue Ajimobi for installing Adetunji, Oyediji vows

Ebenezer Obey, Ayewa, others for Osile’s 27th coronation today

Omisore, Adesiyan, Babatope absent at Osun PDP congress

Anisulowo: We’ve transferred kingpin, two others to Abuja —Ogun CP

Herdsmen attacks: Enugu CAN rejects grazing reserve bill •As gov inaugurates 7-man judicial commission

Saraki, NASC resolve difference •Omolori now acting CNA

Killings of soldiers: ‘Perpetrators not from Foropa community’

Gov Wike condemns blowing up of pipelines

FG to enact Proceeds of Crime Bill —Buhari •Says implementation of OCDS to begin soon

We were never detained by EFCC —Ize-Iyamu, Imasuen

Court arraigns Adegboruwa, grants him N10m bail

Dismiss Onjeh’s suit, David Mark urges tribunal

Kwara PDP holds parallel congress

No civilian death in Giwa Barracks, Army replies Amnesty International

Rivers judiciary ’ll not be intimidated over murder case against former LG chair —AG

Infrastructure: Fashola woos Czech Republic

Decapitation of the civil service in the 70s responsible for Nigeria’s woes —Prof Mabogunje

B/Haram: US dispatches 3 top officials to Nigeria

Court to take Ese Oruru’s evidence behind closed doors

INEC releases Edo, Ondo governorship elections’ timetable

NFF okays LMC sanctions on FC Giwa

FRSC begins seizure of vehicles with expired tyres

NEMA shuts 6 IDPs camps in Adamawa

Sokoto to purchase N1.7bn fertiliser, water pumps

FCMB Group records N34.4bn revenue in 2016 Q1

WEF: Dangote, business leaders seek change in perception on doing business in Africa

Glo signs on Adebola Williams as a brand ambassador

CBN moves to stimulate GDP growth

FG is developing framework to mobilise revenue from non-oil sector —Adeosun

Dubai opens office as trade with Africa reaches $29.7bn

Food security: AGRA launches $2bn storage capacity in Africa

‘BEDC’s 129 megawatts allocation too small’

Nigeria loses 600,000 bpd as crude production drops to 1.4mbpd

2 killed as tanker explodes on Benin-Ore road

Our goal is Sovereign State of Niger Delta —New militant group

Everton fires Martinez

NANS plans showdown with FG fuel price hike

Petrol price will fall in six month - Kachikwu

Subsidy removal: NLC should support FG

EFCC arraigns human right activist Ebun Adegboruwa

Dismantle safe havens for looted funds, Buhari tells international community

FG to enact Proceeds of Crime law - Buhari

3 containers fall on makeshift houses in Lagos, dozens injured

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Suicide bomber kills self, scores injured in failed Borno mosque attack

Gbolarumi condoles with Bode George over mother’s death

Don’t impose your personal values on society, African leaders told

Zero Oil Plan: NEPC, EU lists path to diversification

Nigerian oil output falls towards 22-year low as violence spreads

WEFA: NEXIM Bank, UBA sign $100m MoU to foster trade between US, Africa

Forex rally set to reduce unemployment in Nigeria

Power: TCN, NDPHC to sign agreement on 265MW spinning reserves

CBN rolls out N220bn empowerment fund in Ekiti

FG to redefine spending for maximum impact

CCSF taekwondo training workshop begins in Abuja

ITF Abuja Pro Tennis Circuit: Nigerian players crash out

Eagles friendlies: NFF begs French embassy for visas

Zenith Bank Women's Basketball League: First Bank, Dolphins clash in final

SERAP wants UK govt to extradite Alison-Madueke

My trial, persecution by EFCC —Adegboruwa

We don’t recruit on behalf of MDAs, FCC tells Nigerians

FIFA suspends Benin Rep

NPFL: 3SC beaten in Ibadan again

Keshi bags job in South Africa

Eto’o to be honoured at Yobo Testimonial

Nigeria to stop importation of rice, cotton, sugar by 2018 —Minister

N23bn poll bribery scandal: Ex-Katsina gov, Shema, got N700m —EFCC

N9.7bn fraud: Court grants former Air Force chief bail

$115m Diezanigate: EFCC quizzes Imoke •Detains Imasuen, Ize-Iyamu, Adeseun

Elders, BoT members meet today in Abuja, plan parallel national convention

Duke, Imoke, others absent at C’River congress

Ogun chairman sues for reconciliation, unity

Dickson asks party to close ranks ahead 2019

Affirmative election produces new PDP executive in Delta

Oyo begins registration of members

'Edo 2016: PDP may cease to exist in Edo if ...'

9 arrested in Kwara

Crisis stalls Zamfara congress

Steer clear of farmlands, Imo CP tells Fulani herdsmen

Nigeria inaugurates LOC for Gitex 2016

We will ensure peace in troubled Agatu communities —Ortom

4 students escape death while working as labourers for teacher

We need to revive agric sector —Ogbeh

Protesting FETHI workers shut out Fayose, monarchs, insist on removal of CMD

Osun legislature passes 2016 budget

Oyo suspends salaries of 16,532 suspected ghost workers, pensioners

Teacher slumps while teaching in Ibadan

Rashford comparison inspired me — Iheanacho

PPPRA confirms N145 per litre fuel

Assets declaration: Ambiguity over houses Saraki bought from FG

Police parade 75-year-old retired teacher, 4 others for allegedly forging certificates

Subsidy removal: Petrol to now sell for N145 per litre

Youths set Senator Gaya's residence ablaze in Kano

Few weeks after Papa Wemba, another Congolese musician dies

No more studying in tears in Ondo – Commissioner

London summit: I don't want apology, return stolen funds, Buhari tells Cameron

MTN expanding solar electricity service across Katsina

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Many dependants live on me after Rashidi Yekini’s death —Mum

I remain loyal to my late client — Barrister Mohammed

Alleged N61m scam: EFCC arrests Tompolo’s lawyer, Adegboruwa

Dasukigate: EFCC to arraign ex-Chief of Air Staff today

Oyo deputy gov honoured with award of excellence

No grazing reserves for Ekiti herdsmen —Fayose

2016 budget will ensure full payment of workers’ salaries —Osun Assembly

Bode George’s mother dies at 91

2015/2016 WAEC: Ondo pays N350m for its students

Afenifere, Daniel felicitates with Pa Fasoranti at 90

Pay your tax, Olubadan tells taxable adults

Congresses: Court restrains Osun PDP exco

Ondo judiciary workers commence strike

Ogun PDP elects 3 parallel chairmen

Fayose wades into FETHI workers/CMD crisis, sues for peace

How payment for electricity is shared—IBEDC

Ogun on path of economic prosperity —Amosun

Military warns new Niger Delta militant group

EU-Nigeria partnership strong, mutual —Ambassador

US organisation donates over N100m medical equipment to North-East IDPs

‘INEC’s inconclusive elections due to inadequate preparation’

BEDC staff flee Auchi after attack by youths

Kogi youths storm NASS, protest closure of state House of Assembly

Herdsmen crisis may escalate if..., NAS warns

FG to establish 6 new varsities of science, tech —Minister

Kano govt bans foreign scholarship

Edo developmental projects inflated, unevenly distributed —Ize Iyamu

Senate to launch transparency, delivery commission

Oil and gas cargoes: LADOL denies receipt of ministerial query

CBN releases guidelines for switching companies

FG to turn Nipost into mega entity —Shittu

Investors’ fear drives foreign investment down 73.79%

FAAN alerts of traffic upsurge at Abuja airport

FRC advocates single financial statement for Nigeria

Buhari rejects Cameron's corruption tag on Nigeria

Petrol may now sell for N130 per litre

2016 AfDB annual meetings to focus on energy, climate change

Germany moves to sensitise Nigerians on clean environment

One crisis too many: NFF leadership tussle of legality, controversy

2016 AfDB annual meeting to focus on energy, climate change

Pipelines bombings: N/Delta groups call for sovereign national conference

Rashidi Yekini: Kwara House urges government to immortalise star

Police apologise for making fake suicide bomber shout 'Allahu Akbar' during raid

Cameron caught on camera calling Nigeria, Afghanistan world's most corrupt countries

Late Akunyili prayed for Nigeria's unity, says husband

Census: US trains commissioners on planning, management

My husband bed wets, wife tells court

Monday, May 09, 2016

Read full details of Nigerians, others mentioned in Panama Papers here

CAF fines Nigeria for overcrowding in Kaduna

Mikel rues loss to Sunderland

Platini to quit as UEFA boss

I'm still learning at Liverpool—Sheyi Ojo

Panama Papers database goes live online

FCMB shuts down branches, sacks staff

Alleged misappropriation: Buhari directs full investigation of global fund grants

Bello signs N99.9bn budget into law

Dariye still wanted in UK for money laundering, witness tells court

FG vindicates Akpabio over Ibom Specialist Hospital

Ativie takes oath of office as first female Edo Assembly Speaker

Reps may reduce age eligibility for political offices —Dogara

Buhari’s wife, Yobe gov back establishment of N/East Development Commission

Kaduna Assembly set to commence debate on preaching bill

ABUAD beats 30 varsities in Unilever global contest in London

CBN backs EFCC’s investigation of bank chiefs •Says it is carrying out own special investigations

LCCI happy over passage of 2016 budget

Budget: Good monetary policies ’ll reverse illiquidity in capital market

N2.6bn fraud: Arraignment of 16 bank staff adjourned till July 4

‘No power supply at Tin Can Island port’

Nigeria inaugurates local organising committee for Gitex 2016

Ekiti doctors cry out over insecurity, petition IGP

Gowon, Ekwueme, others honour Shonekan at 80 •Herdsmen killings’ll sabotage Buhari’s change agenda —Anglican Primate

Seyi Makinde still in SDP —Party PRO

Shi’ite expresses dismay over arrest of 2 minors, 18 others in Kebbi •Arraign 34 Shiites accused of killing a soldier, judge insists

Troops clear more terrorists’ camp in Sambisa Forest •Army cautions media on negative reports

Gunmen kill 7 policemen in Rivers, Delta

Osinbajo, stakeholders in crucial meeting over Niger Delta attacks

Cattle rearing is business, no free grazing land —Senator Sunmonu

IGP directs state CPs to hold town hall meeting

FG issues fresh ban on importation of Tokunbo tyres

Yar'adua failed to continue with my administration policies - Obasanjo

Fulani herdsmen: IGP sends investigative team to Enugu

Alleged killer husband now in police custody

Jungle justice: Criminal suspect burnt to death in Delta

Southeast APC caucus appeals to Niger Delta Avengers to remain calm

Ekweremadu calls for strict adherence to rule of law

Unemployment: Focus on skill accusation, NYSC DG tells corp members

N2.6bn fraud: Arraignment of 16 bank staff adjourned till July 4

Fraud: Ex-NIMASA DG to know fate May 13

BREAKING: Pillars vs Ikorodu Utd match commissioner dies in hotel room

Sunday, May 08, 2016

I’m ready for Eagles friendlies —Ahmed Musa

Burglar breaks into Rashidi Yekini’s house

Francis Aiyegbeni, boxing promoter, dies at 69

2016 NNPC/Shell Cup enters zonal preliminaries stage

Lagos FA Chairman implores Nigerian coaches on Coerver coaching programme

Ndoma-Egba calls for peace between warring communities in Cross River

5 feared dead in Rivers NPA building collapse

Thugs attack Edo APC governorship aspirant

‘Micro finance banks in Nigeria give out N250bn loan yearly’

MDAs electricity debt hits N78.6bn

‘Govt last invested in port infrastructure 40 years ago’

NCAA issues warning to violators of rules for operating drones

Trailer crushes man to death

Insecurity: FG may regionalise national assets •NDPHC gets renewable energy mandate

Glo mops up 80% of new internet subscribers

BoI seals N2bn deal with Sokoto govt for MSMEs devt

Access Bank hosts 2016 innovation challenge

Katsina’s economic summit kicks off today, targets $10bn investments

Whitney Houston's hologram to perform live on tour in 2017

Wizkid signs 3 Ghanaian artistes to StarBoy Music Worldwide

S’West PDP crisis deepens over zoning •Party orders fresh congresses in Osun •Akinjide, Mulikat-Akande, Adedoja eye PDP national secretary post

Nation’s wealth no longer dependent on extractive, natural resources —Obanya

Oyo ex-Speaker denies endorsing ‘Santos’ as Oyo fed constituency leader

Ogun shuts 12 unlicensed hospitals, uncovers illegal morgue

‘Return Orile-Oko to Obafemi Owode LG before signing LCDA bill into law’

Stop meddling in Osun PDP affairs, group tells Fayose

Kogi assemby crisis: G-15 vows to fight on

Unlawful detention of foreigner: Court awards N10m damages against EFCC

Appeal Court affirms 25yrs jail term for Boko Haram convicts

Don’t militarise our youth, Niger gov tells volunteer groups

Army clears 7 more villages occupied by insurgents in Borno

Police arrest 4 cattle rustlers’ commanders in Zamfara

Edo poll: South-South PDP govs plot against APC

Death of Oba of Benin, Walan Sokoto monumental losses to Nigeria —Hajia Buhari

Edo, Ondo poll: NYSC vows to protect corps members

AIG moves to restructure Maritime Command

IPAC faults Bello on appointment of LG administrators

2016 Budget: Execution of railway projects a priority - APC

Southeast governors meet in Enugu to stem further mayhem in the zone

Southest governors meet in Enugu to stem further mayhem in the zone

Sadiq Khan attends memorial as first act as Mayor of London

Pipelines bombing: Sack Boro now to end militancy in N/Delta - NDLF

Edo, Ondo Poll: NYSC vows to protect corps member

Stop sabotaging efforts to restore peace in Nigeria, group warned

Pope Francis charges journalists to listen more than they talk

3 killed in rail accident in Kwara

Start practical change, Catholic Bishop charges Buhari

3 injured as Rivers NBA building collapses

Ahmed approves payment of 24,042 verified workers, pensioners

We're not troublemakers, Ogun NURTW tells lawmakers

Saturday, May 07, 2016

East Africans dominate 2016 Okpekpe race

Ejidike reiterates commitment to sports development

LMC fines Pillars for crowd violence

Olympic Day Celebration holds June 25

Leicester receives EPL trophy

FRSC moves senior officers

Kano students’ death shocking, unfortunate —Niger gov

Troops clear more B/Haram enclaves, rescue 15 hostages

Saraki shouldn’t be made scapegoat —Newspaper vendors

Kidnappers abduct Urhobo Progressive Union youth president

Police smash kidnap syndicate in Kaduna, arrest 6 suspects

EFCC must stop acting irresponsibly —Fayose

FG plans to ask investors to explore bitumen —Fayemi

Police arrest suspected female child kidnapper in Bauchi

Oyo NURTW chief escapes robbery attack

Miyetti Allah okays FG’s moves to end farmers, herdsmen clashes

Traditional ruler, NGO condemn militants’ attacks on oil, gas installations in Delta

Spanish police arrest 44 for defrauding company bosses in Europe

Lagos residents cautioned against littering waterways

Kwara NSCDC boss threatens to sack officials over oil black market deal

Pakistani bus driver's son becomes London's first Muslim mayor

Friday, May 06, 2016

One crisis too many: Nff leadership tussle of legality, controversy

NFF crisis: Giwa arrested

Zenith Bank women’s basketball league dunks off today

Emenike is talking rubbish —Akinwunmi

Ighalo targets another brace against Liverpool

Ex-FIFA chiefs, Bedoya, Jadue banned for life

Nigeria now ready to invest in research —Minister of Environment

FG ready to partner Ondo on bitumen exploration — Fayemi

Donor alleges $3.8m AIDS fund fraud

Olubadan counsels chiefs on promotion

UN Secretary General to address Africa’s first ICCA Congress

Benue security council directs immediate rescue of kidnapped priest

S/West PDP leaders zone offices ahead convention

Lagos at 50: Ambode’s critics seeking patronage —Lagos Indigenes group

Grazing bill will generate conflict, SNPA warns

At last, Buhari signs N6.06trn 2016 budget

AIG moves to restructure Maritime Command

EFCC 'surrounds' Fani-Kayode's house

President Buhari signs 2016 budget into law

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Table Tennis: Nigeria's men team for Rio Olympics

Electric Benz cars for Leicester players

Iwobi is a special breed —Wilshere

Eagles remain 67th in FIFA rankings

I can’t wait to play for Nigeria —Roma star, Sadiq Umar

Federation Cup: Sunshine, Giwa clash •3SC faces Wikki Feeders

Pillars fans on the rampage after home loss to Enyimba

National Stadium, Lagos swimming pool wears new look

IPMAN warns FG on subsidy removal •Says measures to cushion effects must be on ground first

I did not pay Ohakim in dollars, witness tells court •Prosecution closes case after calling 6 witnesses

2019: PDP set to win in all 36 states —Okowa

Again, PDP holds parallel congresses in Ogun

PDP congress committee held hostage in Adamawa

Herdsmen: We are being suffocated in Benue, gov cries out •Says state has no land for grazing

PDP congresses forces Senate to adjourn till Thursday

Accident: 7 Kano students, driver buried amid tears •As Dogara condoles with parents, govt

Tyre burst: FRSC holds stakeholders’ forum Monday

FG asks court to dismiss Tompolo’s application

Ezekwesili tasks FG to partner Quantity Surveyors on infrastructure

Buhari’s visit to Katsina not political —Masari

LG workers owed 10 months salaries —NULGE

I gave Suswam $15.8m cash, witness tells court

SERAP takes FG to ECOWAS court over herdsmen invasion

I’m not afraid of EFCC —Fani-Kayode

Millitants attack: 4 Naval officers, 2 others feared dead in Bayelsa

Abeni, Olamide, Mc Bash, kiss Daniel, storm Ibadan for June 12 concert

DSS parades 2 over diversion of 45,000 litres of petrol in Ogun

Oyo NUP appeals to Ajimobi to pay primary school teachers’ arrears, gratuities

Apkobolokemi approved funds from NSA, witness insists

Report confirms Glo as dominant network in new data subscriptions

Moody’s reaffirms Sterling Bank’s financial strength

Buhari committed to establishing national carrier —Minister

Oyo Assembly summons NLC, MAN over exploitation of workers

C/River deep seaport to provide 30,000 jobs —Ayade

NBS has confirmed economic turnaround in Osun - Aregbesola

Mother-of-three electrocuted in Delta

Atiku, Tinubu absent at APC G-19 leaders' meeting

6th Anniversary: Siasia lauds late Yar'Adua, urges Buhari to emulate his virtues

Adeniji-Adele, Lagos ex-sports commissioner, is dead

Obasanjo donates chimpanzee named 'Patience' to animal centre

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Watford ready to sell Ighalo — Consultant

FIFA celebrates late Rashidi Yekini ... As Ibadan Grammar School wins memorial game

Iwobi in race for’Goal of the Month’

Lulu awards N10m scholarship to 14 student-footballers

Pillars beaten in Kano again

GOC, Ilo charges new Tiger Golf Club exco to be proactive

Report act of indiscipline by any army officer, GOC enjoins public •Inaugurates general court martial

Abductors of A/Ibom monarch’s wife, children demand N100m ransom

6 Kano students, 2 others die in auto crash on Ibadan-Oyo Expressway

Water tanker crushes 2 school kids to death in Ilorin, injures 1

Randy lecturers risk 5-year jail term —Senate

Senate recommends death penalty for kidnappers

Herdsmen attacks: Stop inflammatory statements, northern senators tell govs

Leicester City: The biggest sport story ever told?

Ajimobi donates 400 uniforms to pupils of burnt school

Lagos signs agreement for establishment of DNA forensic centre

Monarch kicks as protesting FETHI workers attack palace •Ido-Ekiti indigenes march against violence in community

LAUTECH hospital sacks resident doctors

Economy suffered more woes in April •As most indices on CBN’s Purchasing Managers’ Index decline

el-Rufai appoints Flour Mill boss as Kaduna Investment Agency’s Vice Chair

Nigeria’s crude production to decline by 40% in next 5yrs

EFCC quizzes Sterling Bank MD

N90bn unclaimed dividends: Shareholders task SEC on CAMA review

Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nene, dies after brief sickness

Niger govt begins TSA implementation

Nzeh Mada Festival, weapon of unity —N/Assembly clerk

Jonathan’s cousin sues EFCC over illegal detention

Police extends deadline for tinted glass permit, firearms licence

el-Rufai signs bill banning hawking, begging in Kaduna

Troops block insurgents’ movement in, out of Sambisa forest

Rivers elections petition tribunal relocates to Abuja

Felele residents protest irregular power supply

Reps move to overhaul electoral laws

Digitisation: FG okays subsidy for set-top boxes

Explosion rocks market in Onitsha, 12 injured

Lagos joins oil producing states, targets 40,000 bpd

Oba of Benin: Funerals to be forbidden in Benin Kingdom until...

Ex-President Jonathan's cousin sues EFCC over illegal detention

Lagos monarch sues LASG, others over land dispute

NUT asks FG to sanction states for mismanaging bailout fund

Boko Haram: Over 56,000 Nigerian refugees in Cameroon - Buhari

PHOTO: Singer, Mike Okri, loses mum

PHOTO: Sunny Ade visits Awujale of Ijebuland

Anenih is alive, not dead -Associates

Fulani herdsmen: Miyette Allah, military in closed-door meeting

We didn't pay Anisulowo's abductors ransom —Amosun

Anisulowo's abductor arrested at Lagos airport, fleeing to Dubai —Ogun CP

How Anisulowo's abductors threatened me on phone —Amosun

I drank water for 6 days in kidnappers' den —Anisulowo

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Uwalaka’s birthday Golf kitty holds Saturday

The Emirates FA Cup hots up

Ajibaye wins IGC Captain’s Day inaugural kitty

Okpekpe race: Organisers promise world class race

3 persons, 4 cows die as cattle causes accident on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Troops rescue 80-yr-old man from Boko Haram

Nobody was killed in recent attack in Nasarawa —Police

Again FG fails to produce Dasuki in court for trial

Protesters storm govt house

CAF U20 qualifier: ‘Amuneke drops 6 players from Flying Eagles camp

Leicester fans bring city centre to standstill

Agents demand new bumper deal for Iheanacho

Leicester City renews bid for Ahmed Musa

We will poison our water, Fayose threatens Fulani herdsmen

Ondo Assembly Crisis: Court upholds Odimayo as rightful candidate of PDP

Fulani herdsmen: Cleric calls for decisive action

Health workers protest non payment of salaries in Ondo

Gunshots as Edo Assembly Speaker, deputy get impeached

Nigeria runs most vibrant democracy in Africa —EU

S/West PDP splits into 3 camps over national offices

100 Shi’ite members remanded in Kaduna

Delta killing: Fish out killer-soldier or face litigation, group tells army

Consider paved road as alternative to bituminous road, FG urged

Hijab: Appeal Court asks applicants to apply for 5-man panel

Calls for scrapping of NYSC scheme sinister —Sultan

Femi Otedola loses $400m in 9 weeks —Forbes

Fulani herdsmen: APC govs visit Enugu, describe invaders as criminals

Enugu assembly calls for redeployment of security heads

Suspension of Ogun PDP chairman illegal —National auditor

We have no intention to license preachers —Plateau govt

Change should begin with individuals —Health minister

We didn’t pay Saraki’s lawyer N500m —Kwara govt

Apo killings: ECOWAS court delivers judgment May 10

Your sufferings 'll soon be over, UN assures Boko Haram victims

IMF pegs Nigeria’s 2016 growth to 2.3%

Capital market turnover drops by 31.6%

FG to review tariffs in oil, gas sector

BREAKING: Iyabo Anisulowo rescued from kidnappers

Nobody was killed in recent attack in Nasarawa - Police

Security agencies have orders to deal with herdsmen —Buhari

Edo assembly crisis: Woman elected new speaker

Edo declares 5-day holiday to mourn late Oba of Benin

Oba of Benin: Edo govt declares five-day holiday

Unilag students sheathe sword, vow to resume struggle after exam

BREAKING: Edo Assembly Speaker, deputy impeached

Boska organises Pain free Day initiative in Ondo

Police arrest 2 computer thieves in Delta

Fulani herdsmen: Protesters storm Enugu Government House

Buhari being sabotaged, Catholic Bishops allege

Rural integrated development, panacea to Nigeria's economic growth - Kaka

9 exco members suspend PDP chairman, secretary in Ogun

Mass protest in Enugu over Fulani herdsmen attack

Monday, May 02, 2016

National inland waterways bill passes second reading

Cameroonian president, Biya, arrives Abuja on Tuesday

Sunny Ade hale, hearty —Associate

Gunmen kill district head, son in Kaduna

Leicester City wins English Premier League crown

Fulani herdsmen: Enugu monarchs seek law strengthening vigilance groups to carry arm

Northern govs under fire over preaching licence

Anambra govt launches aerial battle against herdsmen

Grazing reserve: Yoruba Youth Council backs Ajimobi

Ekiti doctors: Why I am being persecuted —CMD

Ondo 2016: I have no preferred candidate —Deji of Akure

Encomiums as Koleoso celebrates 78th birthday

Urbanisation crisis: Oyo State, Ibadan LGs urged to close ranks

IGA appreciates Olubadan for peace among Igbo

Buhari, Osinbajo, Danjuma, others celebrate Amosun’s wife at 50

Why APC can’t win again in 2019 —Fayose

Police recruitment: PSC receives 843,008 applications

Suspected killer of General Shuwa arrested

Sustain Oba Erediauwa’s legacies, Oshiomhole tasks Benin crown prince

Iheanacho rues loss to Southampton

Wenger defends Iwobi's removal

Why local coach could get Eagles' job

Portugal, Russia, 13 others for ITTF Nigeria Open

Rio 2016: Rowing and Canoeing federation assures on better outing for Nigeria

Yobo honoured on Everton return

Mikel rejects Turkish deals — Report

Poor implementation of development plans, bane of N/Delta —NDDC MD

15 million Nigerians have asthma —NTS

Saraki’s trial: Kwara APC appeals to national leadership for intervention

IGP deploys homicide detectives to unravel Rivers killings

Firs contract refund mafia battle Fowler

HP partners govt to fight counterfeiting

Shell completes sale of Denmark marketing for $300m

NB Plc records N10.45bn PAT in Q1

Pension fund: ‘Only N5.3trn, not N20trn contributed by employees’

FG to fund petrol subsidy with oil savings

Police confirm 2 dead as Customs, smugglers clash in Ogun

Group knocks Fayose over Bode George as crisis rocking S/West PDP festers

I'm against Bode George, Okupe becoming PDP national chairman – Fayose

Ooni of Ife endorses 'State of Lagos Housing Market Report'

Edo new minimum wage Greek gift, politics taken too far —PDP

Hundreds defect to PDP in Oshiomhole's council

Wada faults Bello on N20bn bailout claim

N20bn bailout: Bello lied - Wada

Group condemns National Grazing Reserve Bill

Delta killing: Fish out killer-soldier or face litigation, group tells army

Anisulowo's abduction: Police offer N5m reward for informant

Why state govts remain in finanical mess —Experts

6 banks’ Q1 impairment charges give shareholders hope

Lafarge Africa grosses N52bn in Q1 2016

Vodacom business Nigeria wins two awards at BoICT

Give attention to steel to industrialise Nigeria, FG told

NUJ condemns JTF for brutalising journalist in Warri

Anisulowo's abduction : Police offer N5m reward on informant

Anti-graft war: Buhari should jail corrupt past leaders - Emeritus Professor

Ondo 2016: I have no preferred candidate - Deji of Akure

Saraki: APC Kwara canvasses political intervention

Poor implementation of development plans, bane of Niger Delta - NDDC MD

Kwara NSCDC boss threatens to sack official in black market deal

Sunday, May 01, 2016

Man Utd puts Leicester City’s EPL title on hold

3SC draws at home again

18th Nestle Milo Basketball Championship: Lagos, Oyo berths in Western Conference semi finals

Ondo hosts West Africa Bikers competition

Games masters lament decline in school sport

Excitement as Lead City school holds annual Sports Day

Preparations in top gear as Soun clocks 90

Gani Adams tasks Nigerian media on restructuring the country

Education levy: Ekiti Catholic Diocese sues government •Bishop decries sealing-off of schools by govt

Ohanaeze Ndigbo meets, sets up committee on Enugu community invasion •PDP S/East govs meet, set to visit community

Resident doctors shift planned nationwide strike by two weeks

Ekpan tragedy: 4 dead, more sustain injuries

Kogi has received N20bn bailout fund—Bello

Fulani leader in S/West calls for caution

Oba Erediauwa served his people creditably —Ooni

Troops clear Boko Haram bomb-making factory in Borno •Foil planned attack on another community

Crisis looms in Kogi APC over LG caretaker committees

Shiite youths hold peaceful protest in Kaduna •Call for immediate release of El-Zakzaky

What state govts should do to tackle Fulani herdsmen —Kokori

Oba Agila receives beaded crown

Again, another 9 killed in Rivers community

NYSC warns corp members against unauthorised trips, illicit drugs

Take decisive action to tackle menace of Fulani herdsmen, clergy urges Buhari

Osun workers chide Aregebsola for paying half salary

Olokun, ocean goddess, great mystery of God —Ooni

Workers' Day: Oshiomhole announces N25,000 minimum wage

How I escaped gunshots —Edo dep gov

FG to complete construction of 206 already awarded roads —Fashola

Delta shooting: Police confirm more people with gunshot injuries

Abduction: IGP deploys helicopters in search of Anisulowo

#MayDay: Pay gross, not net salary, Ogun workers tell Amosun

FG to focus on completion of 206 already awarded roads