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Tribune News Archive for June 2016Rss

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Edo guber: Iduoriyekemhen emerges factional PDP candidate

Lagos approves restructuring of LC loan facility, saves over N10bn

I didn't convert to Islam – Ayefele

Court dismisses Fani-Kayode’s suit against EFCC

Court dismisses Fani-Kayode's suit against EFCC

Navy arrest 11 suspected fake personnel in Rivers

Kwara considers taking over funding of junior secondary education

Buhari's bailout, loan to states unconstitutional – Former Attorney General

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Reduce battlefronts, Secondus tells Buhari

Troops raid armed bandits’ camp in Zamfara

Gunmen kill 4 in Kaduna

Fresh crisis over Edo APC running mate

Sanusi writes new IGP, seeks stronger efforts in fight against crime

Court orders EFCC, Zenith Bank to appear over freezing of Fayose’s account

Militancy: Tompolo seeks meeting with Buhari

Oyo Assembly approves N14.1bn FG loan for Ajimobi

Price of bread may go up —Ibadan bakers

PDP crisis: Lamido exonerates APC, SGF, Atiku

Former Nasarawa gov fails to get acquittal judgment in court over N15bn EFCC’s case

South-West PDP lashes FG on national conference, ambassadorial list

PDP appeals judgment sacking Ikpeazu as Abia gov

Rivers lawmakers okay new tax bills, upgrade RIVCAS to polytechnic

Rivers hoteliers seek disconnection over outrageous electricity bills

Strike paralyses Kogi as banks join

UNIBEN suspends post-UTME screening indefinitely

Retirees, dead people draw salaries in Benue —Committee

YouWin gulps N11.2bn, up for re-jig

CPC lauds MultiChoice for complying with consumer protection orders

22016 budget: We’ll have extensive consultation on implementation —Udoma

Naira closes at N282.3 at interbank market

Market capitalisation down by N91bn

Banking industry remains strong —NDIC

JOHESU threatens indefinite nationwide strike

Kogi: Bello’s emergence for a purpose —Kumuyi

Workers drag Wike to court over unpaid salaries

Sports minister rejects foreign coach for Eagles

Lagos Farewell Testimonial for Amodu, Keshi holds July 23

Mikel may dump Chelsea

I’m a Shooting Stars fan — Pinnick

World Cup qualifiers: 22 players storms Black Stallions camp

Copa Coca-Cola, future of Nigerian football stars –Henry Nwosu

Kano Pillars crowned 2016 DSTV Premier Basketball League champions

Rivers hoteliers seek disconnection over outrageous power supply bills

90% varsity students' final year projects are plagiarised work – Varsity proprietor

Flood kills 60-year-old widower in Edo

Senator Adamu fails to get acquittal judgement over N15bn EFCC case

Court sack: Ikpeazu files for stay of execution

Finally, EFCC arraigns Fani Kayode

National Confab delegates didn’t get N7m each, Prof Akinyemi replies SGF

Monday, June 27, 2016

England coach, Roy Hodgson, resigns after Iceland defeat

Heads to roll over Kuje prisoners’ escape

Suicide bombers die during Ramadan prayers at Maiduguri mosque

Terrorists now disguise as vigilantes, hunters, Military warns

JTF gets new commander, as Okunlola returns to defence headquarters

Handle Saki tremor professionally, AWDROP advises FG

Electricity tarriff: Court to give judgment in suit against NERC

Follow rule of law on El-Zakzaky, cd tells fg

IGP warns CPs against roadblocks

Nasarawa assembly okays N14.1bn FG loan for govt

300,000 Nigerians currently living in US —Envoy

Court sacks Abia gov

Voters registration ends in Edo

2018 W-Cup: Eagles need media support to qualify —Ideye

We might as well take Flying Eagles to Olympics —Siasia

2018 W/Cup: Nigeria’s ticket is non-negotiable —Pinnick

Arsenal stops Iwobi from Rio Olympics?

Ondo CVR: Group appeals to INEC to extend exercise

Lowo Oyediran’s murder: Wife’s ill health stalls trial

Gunmen abduct chief accountant of FMC Owo

Lagos/Ogun killings: Yoruba, Ijaw leaders convene emergency summit

NYSC debunks speculation on scrapping of scheme

We will improve on voter education ahead 2019 elections —INEC

Lafarge declares 300 kobo share dividend

Brexit will affect Diaspora remittance to Nigeria —Don

Court strikes out Ecobank’s petition to wind-up Honeywell

CBN launches naira settlement system

Stock market loses N278bn

'Why Nigeria is battling with leadership problems'

Post UTME: FG to meet varsity heads

Gunmen abduct FMC Chief Accountant, demand N5m ransom

Kwara assures on welfare of education staff

Electricity tariff: Court to give judgement in suit against NERC

Court sacks Abia governor, Okezie Ikpeazu

Messi quits Argentina national team

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Rio Olympics: Dream Team’s captain worried by team’s poor form

NFF crisis: Sports minister berated over non-implementation of court order

Olubadan watches as IfeanyiUbah FC forces 3SC to 2-2 draw

Maiden Oba Saliu Adetunji football tourney begins July 2

Oyo SWAN adopts Ajayi as South-West VP candidate

7 players, coach injured in Anambra auto crash

FRSC to ensure safety compliance on roads under construction

We didn’t procure refurbished motorcycles for use in Lafia Dole —General Lucky Irabo

Troops carry out armed bandits clearance patrols in Zamfara

Multiple militant groups won’t hinder dialogue with Niger Delta region —IYC

Army investigates bribery allegation against soldiers on Borno highways

Okowa decries elaborate post-thanksgiving party

We didn't buy official cars with staff salaries —Kogi govt •Says proposed workers' strike act of sabotage

PDP suspends Edo guber aspirant

Violence not way out for Niger Delta, Dickson tells NDA, FG, others

Gunmen release expatriate contractors kidnapped in Niger Delta

Mobilisation fee: Civil rights group sues NYSC

Niger LG workers begin 3-day warning strike

Delay in salary payment caused by BVN verification —Kwara govt

Looters must return stolen funds to build Nigeria —Cleric

UNIMED to raise N1bn annually for development projects —VC

‘Brexit’ may affect trade, cause slow capital inflows to Nigeria —RenCap

African data processing network berths in Abuja

Dozie, Wigwe, others for NiBUCAA roundtable

Lafarge Africa announces N60bn bond issuance •Set to re-finance Unicem

Sterling Bank introduces flexible work conditions for staff

Cargo clearance: FG introduces SOP, PSSP at seaports

Diversification of economy: Dangote refinery, fertiliser projects will reduce poverty

CBN new exchange rate, a tragic error —Aragbada

Ondo guber: Resist inducement from politicians, NYSC DG warns corps members

Ekiti APC petitioned FG to scuttle state’s bailout from FG, PDP alleges •Fayose did not meet bailout conditions —APC

Lead City partners Space Tourism on exclusive academic tour to Johannesburg

Voter registration: Mimiko visits centres, urges INEC for more time

Okada rider commits suicide in Osun

Ondo guber: I am still in the race —Alasoadura

CAN calls for return of schools to original owners

Olubadan advocates speaking of Yoruba language

Let us fight food insecurity, Fayose charges Nigerians

Unpaid salaries has made Nigerian workers slaves – NLC

Sheriff's Edo guber primaries illegal – INEC

Ondo Guber: I am still in the race – Alasoadura

FG seeks youth supports on grazing reserve policy

Breaking: AMCON releases list of its ‘chronic debtors’

NULGE to Ogun govt: Publish how you spent N9.1bn bailout

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Serious earthquake likely in South-West before 2020 —Expert

2018 World Cup qualifiers: It’s a tough draw —Kalusha ...First game will decide —Cameroon coach

EURO 2016 SPECIAL: France is the team to beat —Lloris

Osimhen takes Olympics snub in good faith

Eagles will get new coach in 2 weeks —Dikko

Awoniyi misfires as F/Eagles beat Dream Team

Oyo commissioner begins overhaul of sports sector

EURO 2016 SPECIAL: Ireland gave us a fight—Bale

EURO 2016 SPECIAL: Jakub breaks 1982 q/final jinx for Poland

PDP, APC trade words over voter registration in Ondo •As govt calls for extension

Day-old baby found dead in drainage in Ekiti

Ethnicity, favouritism, bane of Nigeria police —Acting IGP

Grazing reserves: Southern Kaduna kicks against land seizure

ALGON wants FG, EFCC to eschew tyranny, intimidation in Ekiti

Arik Air sponsors conjoined twins to New York for surgery

Activities paralysed at Lagos airport over car park

We did not seal off APC secretariat in Delta —Police

‘NDLEA seized N22bn worth of drugs in 2015’

‘We are well equipped against B/Haram’

Mile 12 market: Arewa youth leader tasks Ambode on fair treatment

Buhari’s wife distributes Ramadan gifts to Oyo women

Kogi NDLEA arrested 94, seized 2 tonnes of Indian hemp in 6 months —Commander

Militancy: Put your plea to action, IYC tells Buhari

Militants threaten to bomb Third Mainland Bridge, Bonga Oil field, Onitsha–Asaba Bridge

Militant attacks: Police deploy Area Commander, APC to Ogun communities

Submit to party supremacy, Secondus begs Sheriff

Ignore Sheriff's directive, Makarfi tells Edo PDP

Abuja jailbreak: Okah still in our custody —Prison Services

Friday, June 24, 2016

How I influenced Keshi’s career —Henry Nwosu

Russia 2018: Tough draw for Nigeria •Eagles contend with Lions, others for sole group ticket

Russia 2018: Preparation is key—Onigbinde

Siasia names Mikel, Ighalo on provincial list for Olympics

Ramadan message today

NSCDC arrests varsity student with gun

12,000 orphans, needy benefit from Sokoto govt’s Ramadan assistance

FG challenges military retirees on security, insurgency

NUC seals off university after 4 yrs of operation

Nigerians shouldn’t lose hope —Kumuyi

Ekiti groups demand Fayose’s resignation •Their sponsors sunk Ekiti in debts —Govt

Kaduna court sentences traditional ruler, 13 others to 2 years in prison for trespass

Accord chides APC for linking it with Ajimobi-Labour face-off

Police arraign pastor’s wife for theft

Alleged wife killer, Shonde, to spend two more weeks in prison

Glo rewards 270 officers in police promo ...20 win N500,000 each

Appeal Court orders Bayelsa tribunal to play video on poll cancellation

2018 World Cup qualifiers: Nigeria in 'group of death' with Cameroon, Algeria, Zambia

Controversy trails casualty figures in Ogun/Lagos communities militants attack

Edo APC governorship aspirants back Obaseki

$2.1bn arms deal: EFCC desperate to nail me —Omisore

Militants attack on Lagos/Ogun communities: PHOTOS of people moving out of their houses

PHOTOS of casualties in militants attack on Lagos/Ogun communities

Again, militants kill 8, injure many in Lagos/Ogun community

#Brexit: Cameron quits after UK votes to leave EU

UK votes to leave EU in historic referendum

UK vote to leave EU in historic referendum

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Brexit: UK on the brink as results trickle in

Siasia drops Osimhen from Olympics squad

Rio Olympics: I’m not sure of Mikel —Siasia •As Watford declines to release Ighalo

Vardy shuns Arsenal, renews Leicester stay

2018 W–Cup qualifiers: Nothing to fear about Eagles —Dussuyer

Apochi misses Rio Olympics ticket

Lagos SWAN petitions Dalung

Oyo wins national U-15 cricket title for keeps

Those close to me using my name to dupe people —Magu

Police sergeant shot over struggle for Ramadan rice

I didn’t disagree with UBA —Jimoh Ibrahim

Nigeria, Norway to deepen cooperation on fisheries —Buhari

Rivers assembly election petition tribunal commences sitting in Abuja

APC primaries not free, fair —Ken Imansuagbon

Ogun APC chieftain petitions Oyegun over his suspension

Brexit: Polls close in UK's EU referendum

Ihejirika not under arrest

How suspected herdsmen killed my husband, sister-in-law in Nimbo —Witness

Criminalise any infringement on widows’ rights —Edo Speaker

I’ll remove indolent officers to rid Rivers of criminals —CP

Justify your promotions, Buhari tells public officers

Security agents avert IED explosion in Maiduguri, arrest 2 suspects

Senate approves N241bn budget for NDDC •Condemns reduction of MTN’s fine •Proceeds on 2-week recess

Lagos on sound footing —Ambode

FG raises the alarm over food insecurity

ASUU issues 5-day ultimatum to rescind suspension of UNIPORT VC

Imbibe Ramadan teachings, Muslim faithful told

See strike as last option, Wike tells labour unions

Court adjourns EFCC’s suit against Rickey Tarfa till Oct 24

Equities market adds N790bn in 3 days

Fidelity Bank denies sacking workers •Says it didn’t stifle union activities

Customs intercepts trucks, bus laden with contraband

NGA targets $55bn investment in gas sector

Overland Airways begins flight operations in Taraba

NSE steps down demutualisation process, as revenue drops by 32.95%

NEXIM, stakeholders meet over CBN’s N500bn export stimulation fund

90-year-old kidnapped in Ekiti

Education in Oyo State needs rejig —Chief of Staff

Ibadan alleged husband killer: Private prosecutor seeks leave of court to file additional evidence

OAU closure: Students vacate campus •NASU, SSANU staff protest

Court to rule in Oyo govt/labour face-off July 12

War not solution to Nigeria’s situation —Don

Staff unions put activities on hold at FUNAAB

Ondo 2016: Create more registration centres, Jegede urges INEC

Colombia: Govt, rebels sign historic ceasefire deal

UNIMAID VC introducing Aisha Buhari to Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Adeyemi

Aisha Buhari exchanging greetings with Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi

Arms scam: ‎Army General docked, gets N10m bail

I'll remove indolent officers to rid Rivers of criminals – CP

Unilever Plc feasts Ibadan Muslims with Ramadan Iftar

Justify your promotions, Buhari tells police officers

3 die in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway auto crash

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

U-17 Basketball: NBBF writes FIBA on Nigeria’s withdrawal

Ogun govt denies diversion of bailout fund

TASCE lecturers not on strike —Management

FAAC shares N305.1bn for May

Reps set up ad hoc panel to probe N2.9trn TSA

N500bn aviation intervention fund: Jimoh Ibrahim, UBA disagree at Senate panel

Tension in Anambra community, as Igwe-nominee dies 2 days after nomination •Community in court

Health workers begin strike •JOHESU directs members to stay at home

US deports 41 Nigerians •Italy, Australia to deport another 50 today

We will no longer cooperate with APC govt —PDP Senate caucus •Says freezing of Fayose’s account political

Illegal detention: EFCC to pay Nyako’s son N12.5m

Delta assembly approves N14.16bn FG loan for Okowa

Amosun charges teachers on poor performance in Maths

I borrowed only N53.5bn in a year —Ortom

Oshiomhole accuses PDP of recruiting thugs •APC, Oshiomhole are apprehensive —PDP

APGA fixes June 30 for primaries

Unpaid police allowance: ECOWAS peace keeping officers appeal to FG

Why I won Edo APC primaries —Obaseki

PDP congratulates Ize-Iyamu •Hails INEC, security on roles

Decomposed body of kidnapped Otukpo Catholic priest found

Gunmen abduct 5 UNICEM contractors, kill One

Boko Haram fracturing over Islamic State ties —US General

Soldiers kill 9 bandits in Zamfara

Finance ministry staff give Adeosun 7-day ultimatum to pay N1.7bn allowance

BEDC signs load shedding pact with Ondo military cantonment

Capacity building, staff welfare top Ajibola’s agenda as new CIBN president

BoI, EFCC have no disagreement over N13.2bn CITN funds —Acting MD

State of LGs: I am helpless, Obasanjo tells NULGE leaders

Ese Oruru: Court takes evidence in private

Hijab judgment: Osun CAN files stay of execution

Hijab judgment: Osun CAN files appeal, stay of execution

Multiple accident causes gridlock on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Private school proprietors protest multiple taxation, levies in Ogun

Aisha Buhari donates to widows, disables in Kogi

TASCE lecturers not on strike – Management

Decomposed body of kidnapped Otukpo catholic priest found

OSOPADEC projects: Lawyer drags commission, Ondo State govt to court

Benue government cancels LG election

Group slams Buhari over new IGP

Nigerians assured of economic miracles as Kumuyi storms Nasarawa

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

CCT boss to decide over Saraki’s trial July 13

Sheriff declares Edo guber primaries illegal •Names new acting NWC members

Dogara meets with striking doctors, asks them to show leadership

Niger Delta: Barkindo backs negotiation with militants

N36bn budget allocation for Housing inadequate, Fashola tells Reps

Stop lamenting, pay workers’ salaries, Benue elders tell Ortom

Absence of judge stalls arraignment of Fani -Kayode, 2 others

Traditional Medicine will create jobs — Institute of African Studies, UI

Lalong inaugurates committee to investigate purchase of vehicles

N50bn Sylva debt bond, reason Bayelsa is owing salaries — Dickson

NASU/SSANU Protest: OAU management issues ‘no work, no pay’ threat

Academic activities resume at UI after six-week closure

New policy on Yoruba: YUF scribe lauds Ambode, Lagos speaker

How I ended sexual harassment in OAU with technology —Outgoing VC

Ambassadorial, perm sec appointments: Bayelsa APC storms NASS over exclusion

NUPENG suspends 2-week strike in Rivers

Navy raids Ogbe-Ijoh community, destroys illegal refinery

FG may concession railways after completion —Amaechi

My parents’, sisters’ gruesome death led me into drugs ­—Borno IDP

I will continue to offer useful advice to govts —IBB

Nigeria loses $2.2bn to foreign ships annually —Ministerial committee

FG deploys special military force in Kogi over kidnapping

Edo APC primaries a sham —Oshiomhole’s aide

PDP governors’ forum ex-boss picks APGA form

Ize-Iyamu laments state of education in Edo

Hijab judgment: MURIC urges Osun Muslims, Christians to work for peace

Yoruba in US kick against grazing bill

S/West labour leaders plead with OBJ over unpaid salaries, allowances

Aisha in Halliburton case not president’s wife —Lamorde

Reactions trail EFCC’s freezing of Fayose’s account

Release outstanding voter cards, lawmaker tells INEC

2016 Copa Coca-Cola: NSSF, Coca-Cola raise educational standards of children through football

Senator Buhari tasks sports writers on developmental journalism •Congratulates Oyo SWAN exco

Keeping fit is a way of insuring one’s life —CIIN boss

Workers strike: Mimiko calls for understanding, negotiation

Fayose hopelessly confused, needs prayers, says presidency

Breaking: Buhari appoints new IGP

FG, militants agree temporary ceasefire

Forgery scandal: Saraki, Ekeweremadu trials stalled in Abuja

Monday, June 20, 2016

Why Nwakali’s Arsenal move is on hold —Elder brother

UK-based players join Dream Team camp in Abuja

Rio Olympics: Dalung assures athletes of training tours

Rio 2016 qualifiers: Apochi lands in q/f, faces Dutch opponent today

Eagles must brace up to grab 2018 W-Cup ticket —Ogu

Enyimba will bounce back against Sundowns —Mfon Udoh

Thunder Balogun family mourns Keshi, Amodu

Kogi set for 2016 CJN sports

New Oyo Sports Commissioner, Oke commends 3SC, Crown FC

Defence committee at Mamalari Barracks, lauds military •Why some roads remain closed —Commander

Niger ex-gov confirms being under investigation

FG clears 12 months of arrears owed pensioners

Falana decries immunity, life pension for Saraki, others

MTN N1.04 trn fine: Ministers shun Reps meeting again

Lecturers, students disagree over sexual harassment bill

Politicians should stop seeing election as war —INEC •Rivers APC absent at mediatory meeting

Ambassadorial list: Ondo plagued with leadership challenge —Oyewumi

Arms deal: EFCC seized my SUV car, forced me to pay N40m for my release, detained Air Force Chief tells court

Resident doctors in Borno opt out of nationwide strike

Court strikes out pre-election suit against federal lawmaker

Workers’ salaries: Kogi TUC threatens mass protest

Alleged N5.1bn fraud: Court grants Jonathan’s former aide N500m bail

Recruitment scam: Customs begins war against internet fraudsters, arrests 12

CTIN fund has grown to N13.2bn —BoI

Mass sack: NUBIFIE vows to continue clampdown on erring banks

NDPHC employees pledge support for mgt

Stock market sheds N164bn on first day of new forex regime

DMO to develop new debt products

Police Commission promotes over 4,000 senior officers

APC primaries: Ogiemwonyi, Imansuangbon reject result

5 soldiers involved in opening up of Bitta-Gambori road injured in Borno

Biafra: Kanu, co-defendants urge judge to disqualify himself, allege bias

Hajj: DSS, NDLEA to screen pilgrims in Oyo

Militancy: I will mediate for any credible group —Ita Giwa

Traders, artisans, students’ union, others troop out to rally support for Ajimobi’s administration

No plan to manipulate delegates’ list —Ondo APC chairman

Resident doctors commence indefinite strike over unpaid salaries

Mimiko warns against plot to stall the nation

N500bn intervention fund: Senate queries CBN, others over diversion •As aviation minister exonerates ministry, agencies

Osun hijab crisis: Muslim clerics storm school to enforce court judgment

No plan to streamline workforce – FG

Ize-Iyamu wins Edo PDP governorship primaries

Avengers: Ijaws in diaspora set agenda for FG on proposed dialogue

Pray for improved economy, Amosun charges Muslims

Man detained in prison for pouring hot soup on policeman

Former Supreme Court Judge, Niki Tobi, is dead

Ortom commends Mark for good representation in NASS

Naira quoted at N253 to dollar as new interbank market opens

LeBron James leads Cleveland to first NBA trophy in 52 years

Sunday, June 19, 2016

NDPHC employees pledge support to MD, NIPPS projects' execution

Wenger confirms Vardy’s Arsenal snub

CAF C/League: Enyimba lose at home to Zamalek

Copa America: Messi equals Batistuta’s Argentina record

Omeruo, Oboabona may replace injured Oduduwa

Oyo SWAN congratulates new sports commissioner

Osogbo tennis club to organise tournament for secondary schools

ELAN releases 2015 industry report

Fidelity Bank pledges security of retirees’ investment

Capital market: Elumelu, Rewane hail Aliko Dangote for sustaining the market

No order to provide debt information granted by Osun CJ —Govt

Ekiti govt to residents: Stop dumping refuse, building structures on waterways

29-year-old mechanic arrested for pipeline vandalism

Workers’ strike: Ondo traditional rulers appeal to workers

Army kills 3 kidnappers, rescues 3 girls in Bauchi,

FG restates support for steel products export

Senators’ proposal for life pension, immunity for Saraki, Dogara self-serving —SERAP

Chronic debts: Budget Office to deduct MDAs’ overhead funds for settlement

Edo guber: There is no PDP for now —Oshiomhole

Certificate forgery: Newspaper pages not alternative court, Presidency tells lawyer

NSCDC uncovers Boko Haram's 'spiritual book` used to hypnotise victims

Traditional ruler, subject in police net over land dispute

Ex-OAU student hacks mum to death in Osun

President Buhari arrives Nigeria

Police/Students clash: 3 students shot, vehicles destroyed in Owo

Polytechnics to continue screening admission seekers

Police vow to arrest militants that attacked Ogun community

18 feared dead in Lagos–Ibadan expressway accident

Gana quits partisan politics

Election: PDP's survival depends on victory in Edo – Abubakar

Industrial crisis looms in Kogi as labour, govt disagree

Happy Father's Day to our esteem readers

Nollywood actor, Alfa Lati, dies

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Rio Olympics: Siasia plans total overhaul of Dream Team

Dream Team fails to train ahead Rio Olympics •It’s pathetic —Siasia

Eagles star, Onazi weds in Lagos

Hike in price of bread imminent, says national chairman of master bakers

JTF arrests 3 underaged fishermen as pipelines vandals in Warri

Alao-Akala cautions senators over sexual harassment bill

Stop telling lies against me, Wada tells Bello

FG N-power teachers scheme: Senator provides free ICT programme aid in Ogun

Nigerian Army, British military in joint contemporary training

12 students land in hospitals after school gave them deworming drugs

Traditional ruler arrested over murder, robbery, kidnapping

Gunmen kill Police Academy staff member

Ize-Iyamu not arrested by EFCC, says campaign organisation

Why signal interference persists in Nigeria —Experts

Boko Haram kills 7 policemen in Niger

NEITI partners EFCC on graft

 FRSC boss urges staff to donate blood, harps on physical fitness

Nigerian students abroad are returning to our varsity, AUN confirms

ECOWAS community court of justice gets new president

Bishop Nwokolo lauds Buhari on anti-corruption, anti-terrorism war

Army to hold field shooting exercise in Lagos

Friday, June 17, 2016

No controversy on Keshi’s burial —Aide

Rio Olympics: Dream Team are favourites —Imoh Ezekiel

Former Nigerian athlete, Obanubi dies at 72

Blatter learnt stealing skills in Argentina —Maradona

Football can grow Nigeria economy —Dikko

Ikorodu Utd players in auto crash

MP Tiger Tennis: Bulus, Holmes shine

Domestic players will make W-Cup qualifiers

Enyimba must beat Zamalek —Ibenegbu

Police guard shoots LG boss

FG woos Spanish investors

Edo 2016: APC assures aspirants of fairness in primaries

Bayelsa govt creates website on monthly transparency

Okada riders protest alleged extortion by O-TRAM officials in Osun

Bayelsa workers receive 50% of May salary, LG staff take turn next week

FG moves to revive activities at bonded terminals

Edo APC crisis: No aspirant was endorsed —Oyinlola

Bayelsa community attacks PHED staff/security personnel

‘Shell contributed $43bn to Federation Account in 4 years’

Odigie-Oyegun mourns Ehirim

Certificate scandal: Osun re-screens civil servants

Akeredolu laments APC’s failure to recognise June 12

Local hunters vacate PDP national secretariat

Obanikoro slams N100m suit on EFCC over rights violation

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Gas pipeline vandalism made power sector vulnerable —Fashola

Kogi Assembly crisis: Stay away from Assembly, court orders parties

Kachikwu pays surprise visit to Maritime varsity

EFCC quizzes Dikko, Ngilari, Adamu

Dasuki loses bail bid at Appeal Court

Ajaokuta capable of producing steel needed for rail network —Sole administrator

Army denies online report on deduction of soldiers’ salaries

Edo APC crisis: We were fair to all —Oyinlola

Hold political class responsible for inconclusive elections —INEC boss

Edo 2016: Masari heads APC 7-member election primaries committee

Ogun lecturers embark on strike over unpaid salaries

Workers’ salary: Ondo, Ogun assemblies approve access to FG loan

LCDAs to be created in Oyo

INEC sets conditions for conduct of Kogi rerun

Why Melaye, others are fighting me —Bello •We only want sanity —Melaye

Over 700 repentant insurgents have surrendered — Defence spokesman

Obasanjo visits Akin-Deko family in Ibadan

Oyo NUJ holds 2016 Ramadan lecture tomorrow

Allow peace on campus, OAU students appeal to workers

Scores injured as rival gangs clash in Osun

Sheriff validly removed, PDP tells Federal High Court

Plateau govt stays action on grazing reserve

N500bn social fund: Reps demand implementation framework

US hosts Nigeria Police, community leaders on crime, violence prevention

DAAR Communications denies sack of entire Benin staff

Ecstasy as ‘Glo Hamma Millions’ N5m jackpot winner, others collect prizes

Why 41 items will remain excluded from forex market —CBN

Equities market makes 2-day gain, adds 2.14%

Okowa given 7 days to discontinue passenger welfare scheme tax

N1trn failed railway contracts: Reps threaten to issue warrant of arrest against NRC MD, 14 coys

We’re investigating sexual misconduct allegation against our members —Namdas •I’ll clear my name —Ikon

9 million children in Nigeria suffer sexual violence annually —UNICEF

Terrorism: Court admits confessional statement against Okah

UNICEF engages 10,000 volunteers to identify malnourished children

Nigeria may experience food shortage, UNDP’s consultant warns

Foreign coach: NFF, technical committee on collision course

FIFA announces new World Cup seeds for Africa June 21

It’s Eagles top job or nothing —Yusuf

Women’s football needs better investment —Akide-Udoh

Rashidi Yekini Foundation pledges support for Oyo SWAN

Rio Olympics: Raffle draw launched for Team Nigeria

Akpeyi will be Dream Team’s first keeper at Rio Olympics —Official

False declaration: Businessman loses $86,000 to EFCC, jailed 6 months

34 refugees found dead in the desert —Niger's Interior Ministry

162 Nigerians stranded in Libya deported back

British MP dies after shooting, stabbing

Suspected ritualists murder pregnant woman, remove foetus

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

This is Nigeria’s worst Olympics preparation —Toriola

D’Tigress out of Rio Olympics

Nwakali denies Arsenal deal

Dream Team to excuse foreign stars from Rio 2016 camp

Kakuri Academy wins Unity Cup

Shell Cup final: Fosla Academy faces Excel Secondary School today

10 takeaways from Emefiele’s press briefing on forex liberalisation

Dangote cement names Ufot as director

Flexible FX: Equities market halts 8-day loss

Senate constitutes committee to examine 2013 NEITI audit report

Microfinance banks wax strong in Oyo —Report

FG inaugurates steering, delivery committee on Bakassi seaport

Etranzact rebrands, repositions across markets

Flexible exchange rate to reveal true value of naira, make citizens poorer —Experts

Vigilante group clears B/Haram camps in Borno

Army aiding return of paramilitary agencies to liberated communities in North-East —Spokesman

I can’t negotiate for Niger Delta militants —Ajumogobia

Dialogue with FG, Reps tell Niger Delta Avengers

Troops arrest 7 pipeline vandals in Delta

Ortom cuts short vacation to fight criminals

CAN cries out over killings of Xtians in North

2017 census must be accurate, acceptable to Nigerians, Senate warns NPC

Unemployment taking toll on youths —Buhari

Negotiation with NDA, other militants won’t end pipeline attacks —ex-militant

We’re partnering with COREN for better service delivery —NDDC acting MD

50,000 Nigerians visit South Africa annually —Envoy

School feeding: Tuns Farms, FG sign N25bn MoU on egg production

Lalong, Jang trade words over grazing reserve

Get Polio, CSM immmunisation, NAHCON advises intending pilgrims

Saraki asks CCT boss to disqualify self over threat of consequences

Buhari condoles with Ghana president over mother’s death

Police recruitment: Jigawa to screen 5,060 candidates

N2.1bn alleged fraud: Absence of counsel stalls Dokpesi’s trial again

Edo: PDP clears 3 aspirants for primaries

Reps probe Centenary City project

Navy recovers vessel used for Feb 11 hijack, arrests owner

Nimbo killing: Community seeks N17bn compensation

CJ orders Aregbesola to provide information on Osun debt profile

Ogun sensitises farmers to new agric initiatives

INEC to provide 396 data capturing machines in Ondo

Fayose swears-in replacement for resigned works commissioner

I was never a criminal, Ateke Tom tells NDA

Kidnapped Kogi judge regains freedom

FG to focus on external borrowing

Reps want FG to invest in generation of electricity through coal

Enugu Campus of UNN shut down over students' violent protest

Unpaid salaries: Stop capital projects to pay us - Ondo workers

N5.1bn alleged fraud: Former Jonathan's aide, accomplice remanded in prison

Oyo workers hold mega protest against govt policies

Edo guber race: Why we back Ize-Iyamu - Onolememen

PHOTO: Lifeless man lying on Utako road, Abuja

BACK TO SCHOOL: Fuji musician, Saheed Osupa, now UI student

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Copa Coca-Cola: Adepoju counsel students on discipline

18th Milo Basketball Championship

Kano Pillars, Kwara Falcons lead six others to DStv Premier League final 8

Ooni endorses Arik Air

AIT sacks staff

‘2,300 children die of malnutrition annually in Nigeria’

Alleged fraud: Justice Hassan takes over Fani-Kayode, Usman’s case

Ondo guber: APC aspirant calls for mini congress ahead primaries

CBN releases N2bn to SMEs in Kano

NNPC announces forecasted completion, commissioning of four gas projects

More difficulties for households,savers as inflation hits 15.6% in May

CBN set to announce flexible foreign exchange policy framework

2013 audit reports: NNPC dissociates self from misappropriation of $13 billion

Copa America exit: Brazil sack coach Dunga

Awo secured the future of Yoruba nation —Odu’a Investment MD

EFCC storms Obanikoro’s house

N267m alleged fraud: Ex-Gov Nyame agreed to refund misappropriated fund, witness tells court

Avengers: Group alerts Wike, JTF on plans to bomb oil facilities in Rivers

INEC to conduct continuous voter registration exercise in Edo, Ondo

Minister faults NECA’s reaction to FG’s intervention on retrenchment by banks

Reps ask INEC to release outstanding voters’ cards

2 docked for allegedly stealing 16 cows

Police arrest couple over kidnapping in Ondo

UI parleys with students tomorrow

Spelling BEE: 16th one-day Lagos gov emerges

Adeduntan, Osunkoya, Kolade, others confirmed Oyo commissioners

Killer policemen involved in ASP’s death arrested in Bayelsa

2,000 disengaged NIS recruits protest, demand reinstatement

Stop killing of Xtians, S/East CAN appeals to northern govs

Retired officers vow to drag Army Council to court

Nyame deposited N180m to buy house in Abuja —Witness

Alleged N3.97bn fraud: Badeh paid N650m cash for land

Head of Service under Oronsaye operated 66 illegal accounts, witness alleges

Court orders suspected killers of Colonel Inusa to be remanded in Kaduna prison

75-yr-old Rivers monarch rescued after 17 days in kidnappers’ den

Crystal Palace offloads Adebayor, five others

Keshi, Amodu’s exit calls for prayers —Ejidike

Rio Olympics qualifier: Nigeria chances brighten

Ayokunle, Baptist head, emerges CAN president

Breach of contract: School proprietor files N5m suit against First Bank

Earthquake: HWPL delivers $43,284 relief fund to Ecuador embassy in Republic of Korea

Monday, June 13, 2016

Rio Olympics qualifier: D'Tigress lose to Belarus

Strike: Ekiti workers go spiritual, declare 3-day fasting, prayer

Afenifere demands immediate release of Fani-Kayode

Osun deputy gov clears the air on O-Meals

DSS screens Aregbesola’s commissioner-nominees

Hijab Judgment: No going back on Christian students wearing religious garments —Osun CAN youth wing

Ondo guber: Bad leadership, bane of development —CPP

Olubadan appeals to Oyo labour unions, govt over strike

Osun inaugurates Osuwon Omoluabi in markets

Edo 2016: PDP delegates emerge

Era of impunity, recklessness over in Lagos — Ambode

EFCC defends action on frozen funds under investigation

Why we couldn’t contain Boko Haram —Admiral Ola Sa’ad

Only 38 officers were retired —Army

N1.04trn MTN fine: Reps summon AGF, communication minister, NCC boss, others

Pipeline vandalism by NDA has significant impact —Fashola

Nimbo killings: Factions threaten panel sitting

Again, EFCC grills ex-Gov Chime, Asogwa in Enugu

Clear backlogs in 48 hrs, Immigration boss orders passport offices

Microfinance bank offers N5bn lifeline to SMEs

SMEDAN, Sokoto train 100 youths on skills acquisition

Fashola tells power distribution companies to patronise local meter producers

Investors stake N2.3bn on 152m shares as equities dip 0.47%

Most govt officials ignorant of capital market potential —Adeosun

Farmers/herdsmen clash: Stick to areas of comparative advantage, LCCI tells states

Edo’ll build roads even if oil price crashes to zero —Oshiomhole

Children, wives of prominent persons on councils’ payroll in Katsina, —Masari

FRSC boss warns officers against extortion, fake driver’s licence

Toriola tops 64-man ITTF list to Rio Olympics

Oyo SWAN backs Akinwunmi on solving problems in women football

Orlando Pirates mourns Amodu

Ogun FA mourns ex-Secretary, Leo Oyenekan

Amodu’s demise, another heavy blow —Globacom

Buhari receives Archbishop of Canterbury in London

Chime, Asogwa grilled again by EFCC in Enugu

I remain PDP national chairman till 2018 —Sheriff

Buhari has not allocated any oil bloc –Kachikwu

Gunmen abduct Judge, kill orderly, driver sustains gunshot wound

Nasarawa teachers begin indefinite strike

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Worst MKO’s enemies lay wreaths at his graveside —Osun PDP

MKO remains hero of Nigeria’s democracy —Lagos PDP

SERAP tasks FG on oil companies in N/Delta

Give peace a chance, ACF counsels Avengers

I will return PDP to winning ways —Sardauna

6 kidnapped in Rivers community

AMCON vacates Avian premises in compliance with court order

Implement 2014 national conference recommendations, Kanu, Okei-Odumakin, Adams, others urge FG

Oyo declares Monday public holiday, wants Abiola immortalised

It’s time we practise true federalism —Ambode

SDP cautions Ajimobi on new education policy

We don’t trivialise security —Rector

Bello lauds Abdulsalami at 74

Police parade suspected kidnapper in Ondo

Reps affirm Pinnick’s position as NFF President

No bonus for victorious Flying Eagles

Euro 2016: Uefa threatens to disqualify Russia, England over fans misconduct

All set for 5th Ochei International Wheelchair Basketball Championship

Former Tribunesport editor, Somefun commiserates with Keshi, Amodu’s families

Dogara mourns Amodu

Airforce, Wesley Girls win maiden Lagos secondary schools B/ball league

Ajani’s header dims Enyimba

Okoku celebrates Children’s Day, World Hunger’s Day with Kids

Murray re-unites with former coach

Wike, agent of genuine development —Mark •Commissions road in Obio/Akpor LGA • PDP will continue to deliver benefits of democracy —Wike

Pipeline bombings: MEND seeks to partner NDA on dialogue with FG Constitutes negotiating team

Shariah council visits Kaduna Ramadan assault victim in hospital

BEDC rejoices over improved supply to Agbor, urges payment of bills

Remove legal impediments to capital market growth, SEC appeals to NASS

Sapele plant to generate more power

Mass sack: NUBIFIE threatens closure of erring banks

OBJ calls for policy to promote consumption of LPG, CNG

Med-View chief laments scarcity of foreign exchange

FADAMA: World Bank disburses $39m, commences fifth mission

Rickety vehicles to be banned in Abuja Sept

NSCDC arrests Boko Haram kingpin in Borno

Chief Adebanjo, Kanu, 4 others bag IYM awards

Oronsaye being persecuted over report on EFCC —Group

PDP will retain Ondo if... —SSG

Preserve your environment, Ogun govt tells residents

FG expresses determination to end child labour

Saraki seeks eradication of child labour

Faleke’s petition polarised APC —Bello •As gov names Kogi varsity after Audu

Kwara secures $56m Chinese investment

Over 300,000 Nigerians will be jobless if foreign airlines leave - NANTA President

June 12: We've not flouted any law - Ogun govt

Ondo police parades suspected kidnapper

FG pledges commitment to end child labour

June 12: Abiola's brother berates Ogun govt for not declaring June 13 work-free day

Saturday, June 11, 2016

SHUAIBU AMODU (1958-2016)

NFF owes Amodu 7-month salary —Peterside Idah

10 things to know about Amodu

AYC qualifier: F/Eagles dump Burundi, meet Sudan in final round

Buhari, Osinbajo, Saraki, others mourn Amodu

Lesbianism is killing women’s football in Nigeria — Akinwunmi

Kanu, Ikpeba, Oliseh, others mourn

Amodu’s death, rough week for Nigerian football —Akinwunmi

Amodun: LMC orders clubs to honour him at match venues

June 12: Reactions

Ambode swears in 57 LG, LCDA sole administrators tomorrow

Tambuwal donates office apartment to UNICEF, signs MoU

32,000 children risk death in Jigawa over malnutrition —UNICEF

Many escape death as container falls on truck on Lagos-Ibadan express road •Julius Berger, RCC return to express road

Avengers: Violence won’t end Niger Delta problems —Ex-militant

FRSC arrests suspected retreaded tyre specialist

Bright future for arbitration Africa with support from Glo, others —ICC

We lose N233m to electricity theft monthly —P/Harcourt DISCO

Festac Town killing: Civil Defence yet to hand over suspect to us —Police

6-yr-old girl burnt to death inside Lagos church during vigil

We ignore our problems while they escalate —Obi of Onitsha

Ogun doctors begin 'staggered' strike on Monday

Ogun doctors begins 'staggered' strike on Monday

Amodu believed so much in indigenous colleagues —Lulu

Nigerian coaches mourn Amodu

Pipeline vandalism: NSCDC arrests 2 vandals, recovers 3,000 jerry cans in Ogun

Embrace dialogue with FG, Tompolo begs Avengers

Amodu Shuaibu buried

Amodu Shuaibu led Muslim fasting prayer Friday night, ate, slept, found dead Saturday morning —Afegbua

Suspect dies in EFCC custody

Amodu Shuaibu: His death is a mystery, Izilein says

Amodu Shuaibu: Owolabi, Olarinoye others mourn, call for prayers

Odegbami, Onigbinde, NFSC, others mourn Amodu Shuaibu

Avengers: Violence won't end N/Delta problems - Ex-militant

Ambulance takes remains of Amodu Shuaibu to his hometown

Ambulance takes remain of Amodu Shuaibu to his hometown

We lose N233m to electricity theft monthly - PHEDC

Days after Keshi’s death, Shuaibu passes on

BREAKING: Ahmodu Shuaibu, former Super Eagles coach, is dead

Corrupt army generals retired in military shakeup

Friday, June 10, 2016

Nigeria has lost a gem —Ejidike

Eagles coach, Yusuf for Euro 2016

I once ‘fought’ with Keshi —Ex-Bafana coach

Nigerian coaches mourn Keshi

Akande, Adesiyan win TGC Captain, Lady Captain’s inaugural tournament

AYC qualifier: F/Eagles focused for Burundi game

Keshi was special—Head teachers

Thousands bid: The Greatest farewell

Rain wreaks havoc in Ilorin

Repackage your products for export, shippers told

Igbo-Yoruba relationship most cordial —Olubadan

Glo Hamma millions promo 1st N5m winner emerges

N1.04 trillion fine: MTN now to pay N330 billion over 3 years

Kano killing: 5 remanded in prison, 8 others at large

Oyo labour leaders must apologise —Ajimobi

Alleged wife killer dies in police custody

Adebanjo bags Igbo Youth Movement award

Drowned UNILAG students buried

Again Militants Blew Agip Pipeline in Bayelsa

FG dissolves management Niger Delta holding company

Obama chooses daughter’s graduation over Ali’s funeral

Euro 2016: Again French police clash with England fans

I didn’t organise sex party with prostitutes for teammates – De Gea

I didn’t organise sex party with prostitutes for teammates – de Gea

Clinton, thousand others gather for funeral of Muhammad Ali

2 Chinese nationals attempting to smuggle elephant tusks arrested at Lagos airport

Wike urges militants to embrace dialogue over oil facilities

S/W govs' wives meet in Ekiti to tackle Female Genital Mutilation in region

Naira appreciates from N370 to N352 against dollar

New cover prices: Buhari restricts newspapers supply in Aso Rock

MTN agrees to pay Nigeria N330 billion fine

Review: Xiaomi, can we have a more ‘Nigerian’ phone?

Thursday, June 09, 2016

How Muslims fast in countries where the sun never sets

Terry G versus Nigerian DJs

Pray for Nigeria now more than ever before —Lagos Speaker

Sultan, others for MSSN’s Qur’an memorisation competition

Avengers blow up NNPC pipeline in Warri

Keshi (1962-2016): I once modelled alongside Keshi —RMD •Tributes to Keshi

Bello wins again as tribunal dismisses ADC’s petition

I remain Lagos PDP chairman —Segun Adewale

Lagos assembly confirms Philips as LASIEC chairman

Ondo 2016: No plan to impose candidate in APC —Oke

Unpaid salaries: Ondo traditional rulers, workers’ meeting deadlocked

OYSIEC nominee fails screening

INEC employs corps member injured during 2011 election

One year not enough to judge our performance —Dogara

Grazing reserves: We’re not forcing anyone to donate lands —Agric minister

24 million children to benefit from FG’s feeding programme —Osinbajo

Nigeria must immortalise Keshi —Pinnick

NFF won’t rush to name new Eagles coach —official

Benue declares Fridays work-free for farming

Appointment of new OAU VC followed due process —ASUU

Fayose’s wife to hold crucial meetings with wives of state govs, others today

UI to reopen June 20 —Senate

Banks refuse workers’ loan

Edo 2016: Ize-Iyamu picks PDP nomination form

Troops kill dozens of terrorists, rescue 63

NNPC pays N56bn into Federation Account

Avengers seek support from UK, US, France for self-determination

FRSC reviews operations to sustain safety campaign on tyre

Niger LG uncovers 22 non-existing schools, teachers on payroll

FirstBank deepens SME capacity through radio programme

Dangote joins Afreximbank as shareholder

Shareholders urge FG to pay banks for TSA services

Banks agree to halt mass sack

Ekiti House passes vote of confidence on Fayose

Stakeholders urge FG to prosecute people behind renewed attacks in Nigeria

Life and times of the Big Boss, Keshi

FIFA boss, Infantino, others mourn Keshi

Saraki, Mark, Hayatou, others mourn Keshi

Osinbajo, others review strategy for school feeding programme

Keshi left a rich legacy —Osinbajo

He revolutionised Nigerian football —Lulu

FG will immortalise him —Dalung

Keshi: Nigeria has lost a super hero —Pinnick

Osinbajo, Soyinka, Tinubu, others to lay wreath in memory of MKO Abiola

FG commences recruitment of 500,000 for teaching jobs •Opens web portal June 11

My comment on Decree 2 mere joke —CCT boss

12 million motorists carry fake vehicle insurance policy —Survey •Senate to probe it

Ex-Immigration Comptroller-General denies knowledge of 2014 recruitment

Again, FG seeks ‘masking’ of witnesses in Dasuki’s trial

Banks mass sack: Senate summons Ngige, CBN gov, others •Threat to withdraw banks’ licence reckless

168 million children in child labour —ILO •It is unacceptable —Ryder

Tribunal dismisses LP’s petition against Gov Bello •We owe Kogi people good governance —Gov

Why FG hasn’t released N350bn to reflate economy —FEC •Says impact of budget’ll be fellt from 3rd quarter

June 12: Amosun grants 17 prisoners amnesty

Naira drops to N367/$1

Chaos in Nigeria leaves refineries cold, oil unsold amid outages

Kano killing: PFN demands speedy justice •Killing of Igbo woman satanic act —Kano municipal chairman

12 million motorists carry fake vehicle insurance policy —Survey •Senate to probe it

Resident doctors suspend strike for one week •Reps intervene

Crown Prince Eheneden concludes funeral rites for Oba of Benin As white bead sellers enjoy huge patronage

NSCDC deploys 800 to provide security at worship centres in Borno

SERAP threatens to sue FG over naming of looters

Age qualification: Reps okay 30 years for presidency, govs, senate

NDLEA nabs suspects with drugs inside vegetables, shoes at Enugu airport

Day 4: RAMADAN MESSAGE

Babangida speaks from Germany, says ‘I am alive’

Oil price rises to $51

Protest in Oshodi as drivers crush vulcaniser to death

Protest in Oshodi as drivers crush vucaniser to death

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

3 ministers sick, absent at FEC meeting

Keshi died moments after complaining of leg pain —Family

Avengers resume onslaught, blow up Chervon's oil well in Warri •Say not negotiating with FG

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Stephen Keshi is dead

Osinbajo to act as president as Buhari writes Senate

Women empowerment, tool for economic development —Florence Ajimobi

We’ll not tolerate any unhealthy product in Nigeria, FG vows

Fayose commends Buhari over negotiation with Niger Delta militants

Alleged $40m money laundering: Jonathan’s cousin arraigned, remanded in Kuje prison

Court remands 21-yr-old for death of 18-yr-old girlfriend

Campaign funds probe: We have no record of Adeseun’s arrest —EFCC

Police recruitment takes off smoothly in states

CCT boss advocates return of Decree 2 to punish journalists

We ‘ll continue to borrow for projects —Benue commissioner

Ramadan: Jigawa reduces work hours

JUSUN protests 2-month unpaid salaries in Nasarawa

FG to unravel causes of Boko Haram insurgency soon —AGF

Mass sack in banks: FG threatens to withdraw erring banks’ licences

Over $10 trillion needed to end poverty in 2030 —ILO

NECO releases 2016 Cowbellpedia qualifying exam result

Kogi assembly crisis: Reps summon Bello, Buratai

Police dismiss, arraign corporal for killing, burying Inspector

Kogi guber: Bello wins as tribunal dismisses Wada’s petition

We will restructure Nigeria —Saraki

Senate queries Chevron Nigeria over $7.4bn contract inflation

INEC receives 32 fresh applications from political parties

I wasn’t involved in $1.6bn LG judgment debt scam —Adoke

Rio Olympics: Siasia may drop Awoniyi, three others

Lennox Lewis, Will Smith to be Ali’s pallbearers

Chelsea, Mourinho settle with former team doctor

NFF crisis: Reps constitute committee to harmonise resolutions

2016 Copa Coca-Cola tourney enters regional stage …As Rockford College emerges Lagos champion

2016 Access Bank UNICEF Charity Shield: Fifth Chukker/Access Bank are Charity Shield champions

Oyo SWAN congratulates Waheed Ekun at 60

Erameh wins BCGS captain golf tourney

Emirates’ football themed liveries make an impressive departure

Ekiti strike: ANCOPSS, deputy speaker appeal to labour

Raise strong, patriotic team to salvage economy, Yoruba leaders urge Buhari

Glo breaks data record, offers 48GB for only N8000

Communications minister promises reprieve for telecoms operators’ challenges

‘NIPOST to increase revenue generating capacity’

FG appoints Florence Anyanwu acting Auditor-General

Crude oil export drops below 1.3m bpd —Kachikwu

Low oil prices: Cisco GM recommends digitisation

Customs impounded N780m worth of goods in 5 months

FG to raise N105bn in local currency bonds

Oil price climbs above $51 per barrel

Low oil price: Shell sacks 12,500 workers worldwide, to leave 10 countries

Militancy: Osinbajo, N/Delta govs meet in Aso Rock

NHRC to probe alleged travel ban on Fayose

Police dismiss, arraign corporal for killing, burying Inspector

Niger Delta crisis: US drums support for dialogue

Kwara NUJ loses member

Breaking: Navy arrests NDA prime suspect in Delta

Monday, June 06, 2016

Professor Salami emerges new OAU VC

INEC reinstates 20 staff, dismisses 1

Former NIMASA DG granted bail pending appeal of 5-year jail term

Reps bar private colleges of education from accessing TETFund

Deploy recovered funds to critical infrastructure development, NLC tells Buhari

JNDLF changes gear, threatens to bomb Aso Rock, others

FG closes case against ex-Governor Dariye

FG minimising N/Delta militants’ damage —Osinbajo

Court remands Benue gov’s aide in prison

IBB in Germany on health reasons

Dream Team not ready for Rio Olympics —Siasia

Giwa wants to dash Nigeria's 2018 W-Cup hopes —Pinnick

Ali's body arrives hometown ahead Friday's burial

I made schoolboy error not to collect Barca shirt as souvenir —Iwobi

10 Nigerian players for World Chess Olympiad

Ita-Giwa showers encomiums on Yobo

Federal High Court disowns ‘writ of execution’ from Giwa camp

Protests in Kenya as opposition marks ‘Day of Rage’

Court adjourns hearing into alleged forgery, perjury against Ogun lawmaker

Youths avert bombing of flow stations in Delta

NNPC’ll reduce impact of oil exploration, exploitation on environment —Minister

Edo 2016: APC candidate already predetermined —Obaseki

ILO calls for preservation of environment to boost development, provide jobs

Shield polo: Access Bank donates N10m to UNICEF

‘Bank customers’ instant transfers hit N10trn in 4yrs’

Skye Bank sacks 175

FG, airline operators meet over forex restriction, import waivers

Naira weakens further against dollar

11 banks raise N94.90bn 5-year medium term facility for Oando

Osinbajo calls for deeping of capital market

IGP directs police commands on adequate security

Aare Musulumi of Yorubaland congratulates Muslims

MURIC urges Buhari to pardon 54 soldiers

Pray for unity —Emir of Ilorin

Niger gov advises Muslims

Pray for peace, Edo election, Oshiomhole tells Muslims

Kwara gov, speaker charge Muslims on rededication

Decent employment, panacea for socio-economic, political challenges —ILO DG

$2.1bn Arms Deal: Dasuki asks Abuja courts to consolidate charges

Northern Coalition condemns murder of 74-yr-old Bridget Agbahime

Court adjourns hearing into alleged forgery, perjury against Ogun lawmaker

Boko Haram: Borno, Yobe, Adamawa not safe for return of IDPs - UN agency

Kwara engages key researchers to protect tomato, maize farmers

‘What Buhari should do to avert war in N/Delta’

Jide Kosoko's wife, Henrientta is dead

NASS aware of my trip - Buhari

Former NIMASA DG granted bail pending appeal of 5 year jail term

Tribunal judgment: Kogi'll be great again - Bello

Why Fulani attacks persist in Benue – Ex-minister

BREAKING: Oyo workers begin indefinite strike Tuesday •Detained labour leaders released

Oyo public schools takeover: Students protest in Ibadan

Oyo secondary school students stage road protest •Fault govt on 'schools privatisation'

Sunday, June 05, 2016

Day Eto’o, Moyes, Okocha, others honoured Yobo in Garden City

Ogunbote pilots 3SC to 3-0 win over Akwa Utd

Cultists sack police station, kill 11 in Rivers community

Osun govt, PTA disagree over alleged introduction of fees in public schools

Ramadan: Corrupt persons not religious —Buhari

Sultan directs Muslims to begin Ramadan fast June 6

Osogbo Tennis Club wins maiden Open Championship

National Stadium Swimming pool ready—Perm Sec

Djokovic beats Murray to 2016 French Open title

Muhammad Ali’s last one year was tough —Doctor

Returning schools to original owners will create crises, old students warn Oyo gov

Constitute cabinet, conduct LG poll, Osun PDP tells Aregbesola

We need money not solidarity strike, Ekiti workers tell Fayose

Name looters now, SERAP tells Buhari

FG grants 4 new private colleges operational certificates

Oil spillage: Experts advise FG on Niger Delta clean-up

Scrapping of post-UTME calamitous mistake —Afe Babalola

Collapsed building: Adebutu identifies with victim's family

We'll use education levy to rehabilitate schools —Fayose

Return of school to owners: Akinfenwa commends Oyo govt's initiative

Take census of lawyers, judge tells NBA

Pray for peace, security, Saraki tells Muslims

Be steadfast, pray for Nigeria, Tinubu tells Muslim faithful

Buhari to see ear specialist in London •Begins 10-day vacation

Buhari leaves for 10-day vacation in London to treat ear infection

Buhari proceeds on 10-day vacation in London •To treat persistent ear infection

Over N48.81bn, $7.131bn looted funds frozen in Nigeria banks —FG

Budget implementation: FG directs MDAs to submit priority project list

Ashaka’s operational hurdles over, as Lafarge extends consolidation offer

Foreign airlines: FG released $200m —AON

Boko Haram: ICRC reunites 23 families

Renovation of over 4,000 primary schools in Kaduna to gulp N60bn —el-Rufa’i

Biafra: MASSOB pledges allegiance to Niger Delta Avengers

...EFCC storms Kwara in search of fresh evidence

Business tycoon, Folorunsho Alakija, advises women on entrepreneurship

FG to host regional dialogue on protection of Boko Haram victims

Djokovic crushes Murray in 4 sets to claim French Open title

Leadership crisis: PDP in make or mar meeting

Niger Delta not all about Ijaws - Ayiri Emami

#FlashBack: Tribune shares screenshot of first tweet 7 years ago

Talk about looted fund hyped - Lagos PDP

Groups urge FG to sustain TSA

Judge charges NBA to take census of lawyers

World Environment Day: RIWAMA sole administrator urges protection of ecosystem

Interim report on financial and asset recoveries made by the Federal Government from 29 May 2015 to 25 May 2016

INTERIM REPORT ON FINANCIAL AND ASSET RECOVERIES MADE BY THE Federal Government FROM 29 MAY 2015 TO 25 MAY 2016

Saturday, June 04, 2016

Southwest: Our priority now should be security

FG should review policy on tax incentives, waivers —Rep

Nigerians tired of APC misrule, economic hardship —PDP

Controversy over invasion of Ambode’s mum’s house •It wasn’t kidnap attempt —Govt

Gunmen kill naval personnel, 18 others in Rivers

Shomolu LG PDP swears in new executives

2 feared dead as communities clash again in Delta

Ramadan: Await Sultan’s pronouncement on moon sighting , NSCIA tells Muslims

Suwon tourney: Siasia blasts Dream Team over 6-2 loss to Denmark

MUHAMMAD ALI (1942-2016): Ali will never die —Don King •As Obama, Cameron, Tyson, others react

Muhammad Ali (1942-2016): I met Ali when he visited Lagos in 1966 —Obisia Nwankpa

el-Rufai launches Kaduna branded fertiliser at N4,000 per bag

Ijaw youths commend FG for Ogoni clean up

NAHCON announces 2016 hajj fare

Target oil installations, not workers, soldiers, Avengers warn colleagues

Buhari vows justice for beheaded Bridget

Purge your cabinet of miscreants, Tsav tells Ortom

Security intelligence services: CAN faults Buhari's appointment of only northern Muslim

NYSC: Orientation to commence soon, FG assures Corps members

South African nabbed with cocaine in brassier at Lagos airport

Legendary boxer, Muhammad Ali, dies aged 74

Friday, June 03, 2016

EFCC arraigns Army General, others over N8.5bn fraud

Live photos of Shell trunk line bombed by Avengers militants

FG will improve on infrastructural decay to boost economy —Fashola

FG directs banks to suspend sack of workers

Shortfall in allocation has crippled UI — Unions

‘Muhammad Ali’s end is near’ •Doctors tell family to prepare for the worst

Fape elected new Archbishop of Lagos Province

Nasarawa NMA strike over government’s refusal to pay corrected CONMESS

Kaduna security outfit rescues 3 kidnapped victims

Oyinlola tasks FG to explore potential in culture, tourism

NDLEA uncovers house of cannabis in Lagos

Strike: NULGE chairman accuses LG boss of sending thugs to beat him •It’s a lie — LG boss

BEDC attributes low generation to poor power supply to coverage states

All nominated OYSIEC members belong to APC —Accord Party chairman

Kwara gov’s wife tackles violence against children

Boxing legend, Muhammad Ali, on life support •The end is near -Doctors

Commotion as Giwa faction invades Glass House

Roland Garros: Can Serena break 22nd title jinx? •As Murray, Djokovic clash in men’s final

Nigerian football is not moving forward —Kojo Williams

Arsenal target, Chukwueze set for Porto deal

2016 Access Bank-UNICEF Charity Polo: Iyatu Farms win UNICEF Cup

Bolt could lose Olympic gold to doping

Royal funeral rites: No cooking in Benin on Sunday

Fraudsters ask Buhari for money to free Chibok girls

Buhari, Jonathan meet in Aso Rock

Buhari, Obasanjo in secret meeting

11 killed in two separate Lagos motor accidents

Woman allegedly blasphemed Prophet Mohammed mobbed by angry youths in Kano

Doctors begin strike in Nasarawa

9 die, 10 injured in Lagos road accident

Avengers blow up newly repaired Shell export line

We've reduced Nigeria's 2m crude oil export to 800,000 barrels -Avengers •Deny killing of soldiers, civilians

Thursday, June 02, 2016

Edo has no reason to be poor—Ize-Iyamu

TUC to acquire 57% stake in Unity Bank

Electricity: We will only disconnect chronic debtors—DISCOS

Senate’ll proffer lasting solution to farmers/herdsmen conflict —Saraki

11 states donate 55,000 hectares for grazing project

Another N/Delta militant group gives soldiers 48hrs to quit Ijaw communities

Avengers attacks more oil installations in Niger Delta

338,227 applicants shortlisted for police job, screening begins June 6

FirstBank enhances customers’ experience with bespoke offerings

Telecoms contributes 8.83% to GDP

IATA urges Nigeria, Venezuela, other countries to address airlines blocked funds

Nigeria’s Barkindo now Sec Gen of OPEC

Fayose’s legislative aide resigns, cites poor remuneration

No amount of intimidation can stop strike —Ekiti workers

Ondo govt, workers union meeting deadlock

Policeman kills motorcyclist in Ogun

Alaafin, Ooni, others back enforcement of Yoruba language in Lagos schools

Nigeria moves 6 spots up in FIFA rankings

Moses on Rio Olympics provisional list

Oduduwa for surgery in Qatar •... As Aaron Samuel heads for Germany

Cameroonian, 8 others storm 3SC camp •... I would meet 3SC’s mandate —Ogunbote

Dwindling revenue: Kogi sets N9bn IGR target

Court jails man over threat messages to extort N13m from ex-commissioner

170 people feature in Activity Plan of the HWPL Peace Advocacy Committee in Nigeria

Boko Haram: Constitute probe panel, lawyers tell AGF

I regret serving Nigeria, Orubebe tells CCT, knows fate June 30

United for Peace: 300,000 people around the world participate in Commemorative Peace Walk

Magu vows to fight corruption in IDP camps

Senate summons NEITI boss over missing oil money

Reps to investigate killing of IPOB protesters in S/East

FG, Labour begin review of national minimum wage

FG scraps Post-UTME •Sets 180 cut off mark for varsities, colleges, polytechnics

Ekiti workers say no amount of intimidation can stop strike

Ban Ki-moon urges Buhari on social reintegration of freed Boko Haram captives

Ogoniland Clean-up: FG will no longer tolerate oil theft —Buhari

Sales of refineries: Reps threaten to issue warrant of arrest on Kachikwu

Fear grips N/Delta as fresh militant group set to test 6 aircraft downing missiles

Fayose's legislative aide resigns, cites poor remuneration

2 soldiers, 5 civilians die in bloody clash in Delta

Osinbajo visits Ogoniland as Buhari cancels scheduled trip

Goofed! 'Abuja State' represented at Miss Nigeria USA 2016

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

Tragedy as flood hits Ibadan, 2 feared dead

Lamido paid for non-existent contracts with Jigawa money —Witness

Navy parades 10 suspected pipeline vandals in Delta

Military vows to flush out economic saboteurs

...Lay down your arms, Oshiomhole begs

Ogoni clean-up: We’ve taken measures to ensure hitch-free kick-off by Buhari —Wike

Dana crash: We’re going through hell over compensation— Victims’ families

Nigeria targets 30% electricity generation from coal —Fayemi

Unite the nation through prayers, Olubadan urges UNC

Commercial motorcycling viable means of transportation —Amosun

Court sets aside appointment of AMCON manager for Avian Ltd

N18 billion fraud: PDP seeks prosecution of Edo officials

Judiciary staff opt out of Ekiti strike as Fayose begs workers

Reps to probe herdsmen attack on Ekiti

Nkpor Killings : Anambra govt debunks shoot on sight allegation

Stay off Cross River, youths warn MASSOB

CAC crisis: Court adjourns till Oct 4

We need positive action to save Niger Delta —NDDC acting MD

Workers’ salaries too much for us —Niger gov

Nigeria has got young, reliable Eagles —Green

Oil price drops to $49 ahead of OPEC meeting

Ogoniland cleanup: How we’ll revitalise economy —OilOff Africa boss

CBN says PMI rises to 45.8 from 43.7 index points

N4 trillion lying idle in capital market —NASS

N25bn spent on food daily —CBN

2016 budget: Adeosun billed for London to source for N900bn

2016 budget: Adeosun billed for London to borrow N900bn

New proof of evidence stalls trial of Synagogue engineers

JAAC: Kwara LGs receive N200m augmentation for salary payment

503 Nigerian trained seafarers await employment —NIMASA boss

Many applicants in S/West yet to collect their ID cards —NIMC

BREAKING: Jonathan arrives Nigeria

Chukwu slams Eagles’ friendly against Luxembourg

Regular exercise promotes physical, mental fitness –Oyo CP

Ogunbote returns to 3SC •Beats Dike, Baraje, Emordi to job •Friday Christoper resigns

Corruption: Archbishop Martins advises Buhari on way forward

Beer lubricates culture, enhances social bonding, study reveals

Drama as manufacturer blocks entrance of firm over N5.3m debt

We're all responsible for Nigeria's woes —Olu of Ilaro

Nigerian dream: Soyode mobilises support for Buhari

N4trn lying idle in capital market-NASS

We're all responsible for Nigeria's woes - Olu of Ilaro

Unpaid salaries: Ondo workers begin strike

Navy parades 10 suspects in pipeline vandalism, death of soldiers in Delta

Two PDP Rep members defect to APC

Synagogue: New proof of evidence stalls engineers' trial •Case adjourned to June 3

WHO declares Guinea Ebola-free

Ex-gov candidate, 4 ex-commissioners to make Ajimobi's cabinet

Biafra: Stay off Cross River, youths warn MASSOB

EgyptAir crash: Black box signals heard by search teams

Stakeholders' meeting over Oyo public schools fails to hold

BREAKING: Again, Avengers blow up Chevron oil wells in Delta