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Vanguard News Archive for May 2008Rss

Friday, May 30, 2008

Ebonyi communal clash claims another life

I 'll accept constructive criticisms —Sylva

Democracy Day: Celebration of failures in governance —Rights institute

AC hails S-Court’s statement on Amaechi’s governorship

Mohammed, Yar'Adua's Chief of Staff, quits

Thursday, May 29, 2008

FG ready to tackle power problem —MINISTER

fgn houses: Modibbo gives 30 days extension to defaulters

FOI Act 'll be used to fight corruption –Rep

Teachers give ultimatum for national strike

Criticise mew,don’t praise me — Gov Elechi

Chime dismisses allegation of marginalisation

Orji bemoans spate of kidnapping in Abia

Obi-Etiaba face-off, attempt to deceive people — PDP

Osunbor lists achievements, vows to fulfil electioneering promises

Amaechi dares militants, vows to demolish their houses

Erosion cuts off C/Rivers communities

Alaibe tasks entertainers on peace

FG set to promote 12 cultural festivals to global standards

N91.5m snatched in Issele-Uku Bullion Van Robbery – POLICE

Rivers govt parades alleged hostage takers

Jonathan urges socio-economic integration, cooperation in Africa

Gunmen invade Archbishop Alaba Job's residence, injure aides

UK recovers £40m for Nigeria

FG shelves one laptop per child scheme

Democracy Day: Mark pleads for patience

N/Delta crisis can be resolved through dialogue — HORSFALL

Militants demand N1bn to free 2 kidnapped foreigners

'Nigeria lost 2,550 persons, N150bn to pipeline vandalisation in 8 yrs'

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Kukah blasts FG, int'l community over N-Delta crisis

Debekeme tasks FG on true figure of 2006 census

We're inspired by Yar'Adua's leadership — SHINKAFI

Lamido threatens jail for fertilizer fraudsters

Executive, Legislature in Adamawa on collision course

Obi commiserates with Awka flood victims

I'm not afraid of making political enemies—Obi

Democracy day: Nothing to celebrate —Anambra Govt

N/Delta communities want FG's approval to guard pipelines

Tribunal strikes out Ogboru's petition against Uduaghan

Edo, Delta submit memo to Electoral Reform C'ttee

Guinness commissions million naria road project

Nothing like Excess Crude Oil Account in Constitution —Uduaghan

Oshiomhole advises Nigerians on democratic values

PHCN gets 10-man transition board

Ijegun pipeline explosion avoidable —Reps

Soludo warns on oil boom

Mbadinuju denies forging police report over Igwes' murder

UBA, Arsenal enter partnership deal in West Africa

Senate orders investigation into death of troops

NBA wants future election certified by court

Modibbo pulls down Gosa Village

Sambo urges judiciary to be steadfast

Crisis looms in Umeh, Aven over land dispute

INEC denies selling electoral materials to Edo PDP chieftain

Amaechi tasks security officers on hostage taking

Delta CP orders DPOs to hunt for MASSOB

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Power: AC blasts FG, seeks urgent measures

Kaduna Police arrest 50 youths over lynching

Cleric denies misuse of chapel

Families of 68 slain police officers get N30.5m compensation

Children's Day: Yar’Adua urges new commitment to child welfare

Power: Senator asks Yar'Adua to declare state of emergency

Abia Assembly: Ugochukwu commends PDP lawmakers

NULGE dares Anambra govt over revenue collection

Akpabio begs FG to release N326 billion owed NDDC

Delta Speaker pledges speedy passage of Child Rights Bill

NDDC received only 7% of N3.9trn, says Alaibe

I have learnt my lessons —Sylva

JV funding: NNPC signs $3.1bn pact with Shell

Nigeria to benefit from $40.5bn technology fund

EFCC: FG pacifies Senate over Waziri

FG, Korea sign MoU on rice production

INEC gives Certificates of Return to Sylva, Wamako

Suspected ritual killer dies in mob action

Police arrest couple for alleged ritual killing

Kutigi advocates law review

Rivers pledges commitment to child rights

Obi/Etiaba face-off: Etiaba asks Police to probe bullet-proof cars allegation

EFCC arrests guber candidate in Enugu

Rainstorm wreaks havoc in Owerri

Anambra vows to arrest children hawkers

Obi threatens to resign over Etiaba

Lagos consumers revolt, send back electricity bills

Street lights: Mere decorative poles

Can Yar’ Adua deliver on Vision 2020 without power?

Osunbor debunks quarrelling with Anenih

Senate committees visit Bakassi next week

Monday, May 26, 2008

Power, competition not problem to our operations—Eitsalat

56 countries seek solution to environmental risk

ADC slams INEC over Bayelsa guber re-run polls

EFCC: Ex-govs 'll not influence vetting of Waziri's nomination—Danlami

Shekarau tasks editors over professionalism

Assembly rejects six commissioner nominees in Adamawa

60, 000 Nigerians in remote communities benefit from Navy’s free medical services

Plateau links councils to internet

Compensation to celtel subscribers inadequate, say Reps

Obasanjo, S-West PDP Govs, others meet in Ibadan

Probe of NDDC expedient, says Benin group

Okada riders protest proposed ban in P-Harcourt

I won't head for court over Sylva's victory —Amgbare

C/River distributes mosquito nets

MEND attacks Shell facility

Ehindero comments on N557m ammunition cheque

Engineer launches machine

Musicians mourn Sunny Okosun

My memo was misunderstood — Usman

Fake drugs, worst form of corruption, says Akunyili

Protest in Offa over ritual killings

Over 250 memos received by electoral committee—UWAIS

Ijaw leader slams Osunbor, others over Okosun’s death

Govt ‘ll be accountable —Amaechi

7 persons feared dead in Isoko South communal clash

Bandits burgle Mariam Ali's residence in Asaba

Human trafficking endangers Nigeria's future — Immigration

We'll ensure completion of all projects, Osunbor assures

Senate should apologise over Iyabo —AC

S/Africa: FG to mount pressure for compensation

Stop chasing contracts, clericadvises monarchs

Ladoja cautions Oyo judges on probe of N2bn sold shares

Water tanker set ablaze

Abia poll: Court begins hearing of Orji's appeal today

Reactions trial Anambra govt's plan to democratise markets

Abia Assembly set to empower Bakassi boys

Police arrest Imo robbers, kidnappers — OHAKIM

Sunday, May 25, 2008

Edo Assembly passes nine bills, 40 resolutions

DSIEC frustating us from going to tribunal, DPP cries out

Reps report indicts NCS over sales of 2,000 containers

Kidnappers abduct mother, daughter in Asaba

500 youths expected at 1st National Youth Leadership Summit

Police retires Duderi

Rivers donates 38 patrol vehicles to Police

No politician of repute ‘ll leave PDP— Osunbor

Rivers govt to parade child kidnappers

Security guard kills landlady, carts away dollars, jeep

Sylva, Wammako win Bayelsa, Sokoto re-run guber polls

Sonny Okosuns dies at 61

Iwu's stay in office unconstitutional, says AC leader

Senate to address 16m shortfall of houses in Nigeria

NABTEB warns on malpractice

Osunbor flags off construction of roads in Owan East LGA

Education tops govt's agenda —YAR'ADUA

VP inspects house bombed by militants

Tanker fire razes 50 shops in Port Harcourt

Rivers to revive agric ministry

Candidates imposition: inauguration of Isoko North LG lawmakers stalled

Apathy mars Bayelsa re-run poll...Lawmaker attacked for hijacking election materials

Matrimonial confession: I take responsibility for Iyabo Obasanjo’s mess – Husband

Friday, May 23, 2008

Delta earmarks N400m for micro credit

It=s D-Day in Bayelsa and Sokoto States

We must do away with unitary — Agoro

Benin monarch wants NITEL revived

Anyanwu escapes assassination

I don't believe in poverty alleviation—Gov Obi

Appeal Court to rule on admission of fresh evidence in Chime's case

Media not fair to Ndigbo —S-East Govs

BNC calls for adoption of Enahoro's PNC Constitution

EFCC: Waziri's nomination stirs rumpus in Senate

N-Delta summit: Group condemns opposition of Gambari's choice

Rivers lawmakers sack principal officers

Thursday, May 22, 2008

PEF Fund: Martins, Dumuje ask court to stop EFCC from prosecuting them

EFCC wants me dead—Orji Kalu

Modibbo commissions 65 metro patrol vehicles

Rivers to set up multi-million naira cultural centre

PDP councillorship candidate sues DSIEC over replacement

Ani drags C/River govt to court over Obongship

Why there’s delay in Tinapa —Cobham

CBN releases guidelines on common year end for banks

Iyabo returns to Senate, pledges good behaviour

Court summons EFCC over Alamieyeseigha’s seized property

Kano to evacuate roadside kiosks

AC boss alerts FG, security agencies on Malaysia admission racket

Court orders Bafarawa to appear before it June 17

Bomb blast: Court grants Osun lawmakers, Aregbesola's lawyer bail

S-West Houses hold joint valedictory legislative sitting for Adesanya

Oyo accuses Ladoja of misuse of N2bn sold shares

Visafone launches in Benin; Ibadan next

Osunbor distributes generators to water board

Bayelsa re-run guber poll: 15,000 policemen deployed

JTF foils attempt on flowstation, kills two hoodlums

HIV/AIDS 'll be reduced to barest minimum by 2015 —Yar'Adua

Reps in rowdy session over budget

FG recovers N360bn unspent budget from ministries

Adamawa commissioner nominee lacks basic qualification

Jubril Aminu calls for immediate dissolution of LG elections

Jigawa, NGO treat 500 cataract cases

Edo LG chairmanship aspirants fault Anenih-led PDP faction

Akpabio tasks FG on police funding

Eket senatorial group tasks Akpabio on food crisis

Kano groundnut pyramids no longer feasible— Shekarau

Council chiefs in trouble over failed projects

Gombe suggests decentralisation of tribunal

Iwu assures on free, fair poll in Bayelsa

Delta sets up LG election tribunals

Bayelsa peace c'ttee faults MEND's threat to blow up pipelines

Akpabio wants FG to release N325bn NDDC fund

Court dismisses LP’s petition, Bayelsa guber poll holds Saturday

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Mayor of London due in Nigeria for bilateral talks

Delta to create Peace Devt Ministry

INEC admits multiple voting in Uzamere's election

Senate receives bill to improve Police welfare

FEC approves Petroleum Equalisation Fund

Senate panel accused of inaction

FG rejects $2.5bn Chinese loan

Gowon, Fashola, Tinubu,others attend service for Pa Adesanya

DPP loses bid to stop fresh guber poll in Sokoto

World Bank ranks Abuja easiest city for 'doing business'

FG seeks UN partnership to resettle Bakassi people

Reps, Presidency on war path

UNICEF supplies water tools, drugs to Oyo

Ekiti Deputy Gov cautions elected officials on power

Oyinlola, deputy, exco storm Osun tribunal

Road dualisation: 300 shops for demolition in Imo

Court orders Emejulu to be remanded in prison

Biafra anniversary: Police beef up security, recovers 80 flags in Enugu

Umeh carpets Ohakim over comments on Ndigbo

Chief, six others arrested for robbery

Mudiaga-Odje backs Abia, others over suit against FG

Cameroun seeks economic partnership with Nigeria

Shell rules out N1bn oil spill compensation for Rivers

Kanu Nwankwo: ‘History is not destiny’

Iyabo-Obasanjo gets bail, thanks all

Oil hits $130.36pb record

Nine-man c'ttee to monitor Ekiti LG polls

Beneku youths deny DESOPADEC’s rice farm, craft centre

Rivers seeks private sector support for job creation

Community tasks AGIP on negotiating team

NDDC completes 125 projects in Akwa Ibom

Pipeline vandalization: FG to hire militants

Iyabo gets VIP treatment in detention

Ikogosi Warm Spring Resort declared national monument

Muslims must produce next Yoruba leader —Zanusi

INEC lied on its financial position—BABALOLA

Jimoh knows fate on NICON handover Friday

NASSI to create two million jobs in Nigeria

DPP asks court to halt fresh guber poll in Sokoto

I resigned under duress, says former cbn dep gov

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Onuesoke faults Nkoyo Ibori's re-arrest

Uduaghan assures foreign investors on security

C-River govt recognises new Obong of Calabar

Pipeline vandalization: FG set to hire Delta militants

Bank PHB set to refund N20bn to subcribers

We are happy Yar'Adua is now fit and able —AC

NTA gets new DG

PPA berates Reps on FoI Bill ABIA

Councillor drags ABSIEC to election tribunal over certificate of return

Appeal Court adjourns judgement on Agballa, Chime suit

Masquerades disrupt tribunals' session Awka

MASSOB hoists Biafran flags in Asaba

NDLEA arrests 33 drug offenders

Amaechi tasks oil firms on peace

JTF decries Bonny residents attitude on security

Ogunshakin takes over from Lamorde as EFCC Director of Operations

FG orders NNPC to recover $2bn from Shell, ExxonMobil

Re-run guber polls: INEC holds stakeholders' meeting in Sokoto, Bayelsa

Yar'Adua gets 6,000 MW power recovery plans

Community protests neglect by Shell

Ibru woos oppostion

London court grants Nkoyo Ibori bail

Low turn-out at electoral reform c'ttee sitting

Deposed Olugbo vows to return

Magistrate orders Osun AC House Minority leader, deputy remanded

Gov Obi okays N74.6bn budget

Church chides NERC over planned increase in tariff

Money laundering: Court dismisses Okoroafor's suit

Son kills father, mother in Benin

USAN project to boost oil production by 180,000 barrels per day

Niger Delta Summit: Ijaw group flays Gambari's chairmanship appointment

Monday, May 19, 2008

No more hostage taking in my kingdom —Monarch

KRDC assures Chevron on security

Niger Delta communities sue Shell in Netherlands

Due process, e-Governance save Bayelsa N7bn—Sylva

Senate queries Kingibe's directive barring Ministries' funding of MPs

Bankers' c'ttee laments excess money supply

EC boss condoles Yar'Adua on pipeline fire

Lagos blast: Reps summon construction firm

US, India, Thailand to supply 500,000 tonnes of rice

FG plans 18 new information resource centres

IGI stalls handover of NICON by FG to Jimoh Ibrahim

Delta DPP rejects LG poll results

FG charges oil firms on local content

DTHA wants Warri Central Hospital probed

Former AAU VC laments lack of biotechnology laboratories

Long live war

Nigerians attacked in S-Africa count losses

Nkoyo Ibori re-arrested in London

PEF may extend scheme to riverine areas

There is decay in health sector —Don

Yar’Adua calls for upgrade of PTI projects

Biafra flags flood Enugu ahead of 37th anniversary

Edo House leader wants state PDP rift resolved

Edo to boost communal farming with N40.8m

Partner local people for peace, security, Uduaghan urges investors

Sunday, May 18, 2008

Edo, promote good hygienic practice, launches hand washing campaign

Lawmaker tasks LG boss on grassroots devt

NEPZA assures on Koko port take off

Anenih-led Edo PDP faction threatens to expel 2007 LG chairmanship aspirants

Reps capable of handling power probe—IBB

Privatisation of NNPC to be completed next year—Yar'Adua

Nigeria’s financial system to displace South Afirca’s — Soludo

UBA releases strong Half Year audited results

JAMB to release UME result next month

AC faults Iwu over default vote

FAAN restores night operations to PH

You're ungrateful, Ali tells Gov Idris

FG plans to import 500,000 metric tonnes of rice

Awujale asks Nigerians to forgive Babangida over June 12

New Ogun Speaker rules out Oseni's return

Pastor flogs member to death

Bayelsa CJ frees 12 inmates

AC candidate, 11 others petition AIG

Host communities back sale of Delta Steel

Access Bank acquires 3 banks abroad

Nigeria got $12.5bn FDI in 2007 —FG

Ogun, Abia, Bauchi, 4 others sue FG over N546bn deductions

Transcorp suspends subvention to NITEL

15 die in auto crash near FCT

Protesters storm Reps office over NDDC

UN team to assist in Bakassi relocation

Gunmen kidnap 3 foreign workers in Rivers

Saturday, May 17, 2008

5 die in auto crash

Ahead 37th anniversary of Biafra:Flags flood Enugu streets

Amid rampant kidnappings: PH money bags beat hostage takers, ride okada, cab

Nwobodo c’ttee laments election rigging, violence in S/East

Power probe: Reps’ panel erred on Obasanjo —Masari

Igbo World Assembly flays neglect of Igbos

Why I want God to prolong my life — Gani

Friday, May 16, 2008

Assassination of Igwes: Police insist on quizzing Mbadinuju

Power probe: OBJ did not get preferential treatment — Reps

Court grants Bisina leave to sue FG over arrest

....Strikes out AC, DPP suit against Bayelsa INEC

CDHR faults FG's N80bn rice import plan

Assets declaration: How public officials try to beat arrest —ICPC

Four Nigerian journalists in final list for CNN Journalists Award

AFC probe: CBN returns $462m into escrow account

NNPC probe: Reps vow to summon Yar'Adua, OBJ if...

Bayelsa guber poll: Court dismisses suit against Sylva

Yar 'Adua condoles with China, Myanmar

FG on alert for climatic disasters — Kingibe

Wilbros pays $32m fine over bribery in Nigeria

Senate passes Health bill in Iyabo's absence

Yar 'Adua condoles with China, Myanmar

N300m scam: Issue bench warrant against Iyabo Obasanjo, EFCC tells court

Court grants fresh bail to Uwazuruike, others

Don’t abandon NIPPs, AC warns FG

Osun House AC minority leader, deputy arrested

Adesanya's burial to gulp N150m

Judge orders newsmen out of court room

Fayose petitions IG over alleged assassination plot

Resign, Ebonyi lawmakers tell Gov Obi

PPA tasks Yar'Adua on rural economy

Unoka emerges UNIZIK Alumni president

Nwobodo c'ttee blasts past PDP leadership

Three suspected kidnappers arraigned

More parties protest LG poll in Delta

Shun Uduaghan, CNPP tells candidates

Voters’ register: Bayelsa AC accuses INEC of pranks

Court threatens to revoke order on Iyabo's arraignment

Barack Obama: The long distance race to Kilimanjaro

Stop civil war lamentations, Ohakim tells Igbo

Agency on human trafficking needs N3bn to run, says scribe

N-Deltans list conditions for effective summit

Senate to slash NPC budget to N50m from N4.5bn

Food Crisis: There is no food shortage in Nigeria —MINISTER

Odi killings: Court orders IG to quiz Obasanjo

FG names Waziri new EFCC chairman

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

PEF chiefs, Martins, Dumuje ask court to quash charges

FG has great plans for N' Delta — Orubebe

Why Nigerians are attacked in South Africa — Maduekwe

Banks target $5bn investment on Nigerian infrastructure

Don warns NANS against derailment

Group hails Kingibe on causes of N-Delta’s woe

Oyegue denies hijack of AC by Igbinedion’s loyalists

Evah’ll leave hospital soon — Doctors

I didn't lock up Delta treasury — Uduaghan

FG assures on N-Delta summit

Ewu monarch wants court ruling enforced

Monday, May 12, 2008

Gunmen kill two policemen in Bayelsa

Group accuses Edo govt of wasting fund

Fire guts Anambra govt house

MASSOB decries persecution of members

Obi inaugurates Economic Advisory C'ttee

PDP blasts Orji over planned return of Bakassi

We're ready for Bayelsa guber poll's re-run —INEC

Clark, Delta PDP boss differ over Uduaghan's visit to Brume

Group asks N-Delta govs to stop patronising militants

Edo govt spends N81m on health training institutions

UBA restructures into nine business groups

Probe: Security tightens at assembly complex

NICON: FG to sign agreement with Jimoh Ibrahim, Monday

Kutigi faults EFCC/ICPC Acts

ITU endorses Nigeria for telecom investment

Throw out case on expired NDDC funds —FG, NASS

Investigators probe missing plane's transcripts

With $50m in reserves: Oyibo urges govt to provide power

Oruku community cries out over influx of arms

Nwobodo c'ttee: PDP warns Nnaji

MASSOB disowns faction, says Uwazurike remains leader

One feared dead, 8 injured in Ebonyi communal clash

Senate set to create anti-corruption court

Sunday, May 11, 2008

Anglican Primate charges Nigerian leaders

AC advises FG on food crisis

Modibbo sets up land use, allocation committee

FG to pay Biafran para-military retirees pension

LG polls: 3 PDP, LP members shot dead, others injured in Delta

Bisina sues AGF, CDS, JTF over arrest

Group faults ultimatum on NDDC probe

Cult clashes claim 5 lives in Benin

NICON: FG, Jimoh Ibrahim sign new deal

Food crisis: Food imports gulped $2.9bn in 2007

Nigeria critical to peace in Africa —EU

Expatriate found dead in his cabin

Don't panic over food crisis, Okonjo-Iweala tells Nigerians

Reps' division over Obasanjo deepens

Gunmen strike again in Rivers, kidnap 3-year old boy

Delta LG poll holds amid tight security

Saturday, May 10, 2008

Clark, Nwaoboshi battle over Delta PDP

Friday, May 09, 2008

Horst Schmidt Klinik, German hospital that treats Yar’Adua, super rich Nigerians

Etiaba, FIDA want Akande immortalised

Ali's House: I'm a true Muslim, not a gang leader—Modibbo

Iyabogate: Court frees Obikoya of attempted murder charge

AC hits Ali over demolished house

EFCC re-arraigns ex-Gov Turaki

Aniekwe advocates use of Igbo language in Enugu Assembly

'Why we resisted external plot to hijack Bayelsa House'

Thursday, May 08, 2008

PDP blasts Oshiomhole on 15% wage rise

DTHA wants DESOPADEC decentralised

Edo PDP chieftain found dead in hotel room

Rivers to establish 3 agric farms

Militants list conditions for Niger Delta summit

Obasanjo yet to get Reps' summons

Explosion rocks Bayelsa PDP secretariat

US-based Urhobo group decries kidnapping

Communities task NDDC on projects

LG poll: Bomadi AC alleges DSIEC's plot to aid PDP

PDP chief seeks Akpabio's direct supervision of projects

Nigerian foreign mission in US ignorant of oil reforms

Six houses, 21 vehicles burnt in Lagos fire

Vanguard, the diaspora and relevance of history...

FG approves tax holiday for rice imports

N-Delta peace parley wants oil, gas laws reviewed

NUC blacklists five new varsities

Ciroma warns pdp on consensus

'Nigeria needs N950bn to boost food production'

N50bn PEF Fund: Police arraigns Kenny Martins, Dumuje

BNC, EDSOPADEC trade words over ceded oil wells

AC out to frustrate Appeal Court suit, Edo PDP alleges

Uduaghan mends cracks in Delta PDP

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

N-Delta summit: Ijaw in diaspora give conditions for participation

LG polls: Delta CP reads riot act, beefs up security

Tuesday, May 06, 2008

ANPP backs paliamentary govt at councils

FG moves to convert coal to fuel

Senator wants more women in politics

Kidnappers on rampage in Asaba

N-Delta: Jimmy Carter accepts to mediate

Train crushes woman to death

Bayelsa sheds light on alleged $40m scam

Greed of leaders, military, bane of Africa's development—Gowon

Labour holds anti-corruption protest tomorrow

SEC suspends 40 operators, drags 13 to EFCC

FG to move gas turbines with N2bn

Expert advocates more states for Ijaw, Urhobo

Aspirant lauds PDP boss on LG polls

Edo workers to enjoy car loans

Family cries out over murder of son, brother-In-law

Monday, May 05, 2008

Amaechi to appear before Reconciliation Commission

Edo PDP faults defection of members to AC

FG needs $600bn investment for vision 2020 — Minister

Students take lessons under trees in Abuja —UBEC

INEC absolves self from AC’s loss in Adamawa

Sen Sekibo appeals to Yar'Adua on NDDC Fund

AC, PDP face-off in Ekiti House deepens

Rivers AC hails Amaechi on budget 2008

Bayelsa guber poll re-run causes ripples

Police read riot act to trouble makers in Bayelsa

Ikimi hails Reps’ plan to probe NNPC

Ali’s decline of ambassadorial posting personal —Maduekwe

FG, S-African envoy hold talks over harassment of Nigerians

Thieves break into Bayelsa govt house

FG blames under-development of N-Delta on region's community, political leaders

Oil industry shifts focus to Angola

Bio-fuel and world food shortages...is Nigeria ready to avert food crisis?

Yar'Adua orders talks with Lagos on disputed properties

Groups task Rivers govt on education funding

Osunbor commissions NDDC projects

CBN to assist MFBs on capacity building

Two shot dead in Ogoni

River's 2009 budget ready before Dec —Amaechi

Edo tribunal sacks Reps Majority Leader

FCDA plans Abuja City University

BPE pays workers of privatised enterprises N155bn

Nigeria’s movie industry worth N52.2bn —Minister

Why we couldn't pay pension arrears, by Military Pension Board

Edo PDP faction decamps to AC

Sunday, May 04, 2008

Crude oil pollutes Okrika water wells

Itsekiri console Adesanya's family

Gov candidate accuses AC of double standard

We'll jail treasury looters—OSHIOMHOLE

Orji signs 2008 Appropriation Bill

Ebigbo laments illiteracy level in Nigeria

Anyanwu flays Imo kidnappers

Tension in Nsukka as cultists kill 3

Uduaghan assures Uvwie

Rising crime wave: More soldiers deployed in Bonny

Osunbour was hijacked— Ugbesia

NGO rallies support for Yar’Adua, Jonathan

Africa moving away from dictatorship, says Ghana's president

AfDB fights food crisis with fresh $1bn

Ministry solicits presidency’s intervention in NITEL

Uduaghan worries over Evah’s health

Peace returns to Warri North

PDP lambasts Omar

Police arrest man for kidnapping boy in church

Another Obong capped

Gunmen abduct ship captain, engineer on Rivers waterways

Armed men attack Shell’s flow station, damage 3 oil wells

Saturday, May 03, 2008

How A fishing Pond tore two communities apart; Several people killed

Okah’s trial to be in camera,court rules

Tussle over Obong of Calabar claims lives

Compel Reps to pass FOI bill, NPAN tells Nigerians

Boom time for rice importers, garri sellers prices soar to 80 per cent high

Friday, May 02, 2008

Struggle over fish pond leads to war between two communities

Plots to destabilise Delta worry Uduaghan

Akwa Ibom declares emergency in food sector

Communities vow to protect oil facilities

Bayelsa acting Gov orders sack of adviser to ousted Sylva

Don’t lay off workers, Uduaghan begs oil firms

Thursday, May 01, 2008

Atiku didn't approve unity govt in Rivers —AC

Edo govt to implement 15% pay rise for workers

Youths repel attempt to instal another Obong

Okiro redeploys CPs, appoints two new ones

Modibbo sets up c'ttee to enforce ban on smoking in public places

We'll co-operate with electoral reform c'ttee, says David Mark

Oregbeni community comends Guinness

Edo PDP: Anenih’s faction gives conditions for reconciliation

NDCC to commission Burutu electrification project

Police give Rivers residents security tips

Clark kicks against Nwaoboshi as Delta PDP chief

Woman sells own twin boys for N120,000

Zenith to raise fresh N8bn from capital market

DTHA followed due process in my impeachment —Ex-Dep Speaker

Amaechi asks labour to join war against hostage taking

Delta sets up c’ttee to reposition DDPA

Jadesola Akande broke down barriers, says Mark

Nyako, Deputy sworn in Adamawa

Nigeria to lose 1m barrels to Mobil strike

Demolition: Court upholds Bulet's N3.8bn suit against FCDA

Nigeria should learn from Malaysia—Anyaoku

Utuama tasks parents on upbringing

Itsekiri forum rejects resource control

NDDC inaugurates N124m projects

National Identity Cards distribution commences in Rivers

Assault on federalism worst during Obasanjo's regime —Sagay

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Rape: Women ministry plans aggressive advocacy visits to states

Court grants Kalu fresh bail after re-arraignment

NUC certifies 92 varsities

PPA tasks FG on NDDC

Tribunal nullifies another Edo lawmaker's election

Senate turns down c'ttee's report on GSM providers

Tributes for Awoniyi at foundation, book launch

$462m investment in AFC has board backing, Soludo tells ICPC

Abuja to get 1,300 megawatts of IPP — Modibbo

PDP reconciles Delta factional leaders

Bayelsa PDP peace accord threatened

N50bn Police Equipment Fund: Court orders Kenny Martins’ arrest