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Vanguard News Archive for May 2009Rss

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Land dispute: Court dismisses Offor's suit

Is work a plus or minus?

Sankara, Amnesty, Justice and the Niger Delta’s Destiny

Niger Delta: Embracing a new dawn?

Septuagenarian detained 95 days for standing surety

What is the tenure of a governor after an election re-run?

World Bank to execute $1bn projects

NURTW sponsors 20 members for degree programmes

Rights commission seeks end to crisis

Okoli: AC calls for Okiro's intervention

FG yet to defuse local bombs 40 yrs after Biafra war — Eno

Yar’Adua Vs Cartel

NAFDAC shuts down Pharmaceutical factory in Kano

Kebbi spends N10.8bn on health in 2yrs

Enugu East PDP endorses Chime for second term

Court voids Ezira/Umuomaku boundary adjustment

Edo Internal Revenue Board targets N2bn IGR monthly

ERA tasks Bayelsa on campaign against gas flaring

Abducted PHCN chief freed

Spectrum licence sale: Group backs NCC

Fraudsters clone Gov's phone

Lagos CJ decries delay tactics by lawyers

Nigeria, others seek health worker reparation policy

20 to undergo Lagos free cleft lip surgery

Ohanaeze berates Lagos over ban on Eze Ndigbo

Ekiti CNPP rejects Oni's proposal over unity govt

2010:Stakeholders kick against Obi's adoption for second term

NAFDAC uncovers illegal water factories

Ogun: Tribunal rules on removal of petition Monday

Norwegian govt to partner N-Delta on security, energy

Tebite lauds DESOPADEC

ANCLA denies suspension of BOT Chairman

Drug barons kill 2 NDLEA operatives, abduct 4

Halliburton: MD Yusufu quizzed

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Provost hails NUC on private varsities

Okoli still in Police custody

Vacation jobs for SSS 3, varsity students in Lagos — Sosan

Free cocoa drink for schools not feasible — Ondo govt

Retrial Tribunal dislpeased with Ogboru’s lawyer

FG urged to withdraw JTF from N-Delta

Maritime workers suspend strike

JTF establishes hotlines

Another Creek War

Swine flu, other flus and the way we live

Agriculture can put Nigeria on global market —Brand Experts

Controversy over Benue assemblyman's suspension

Aliero warns motorists over reckless driving

Lagos Assembly: It’s now a town hall affair

FG’s $180m research fund not yet fully disbursed

How to restore rule of law — Ayoola at Lead CityVarsity

Shell’s N100m digital learning programme

Senate Committee urges improved funds allocation to science, technology

Presidency yet to inaugurate FRC commission — FRC Chairman

Army General, wife, daughter die in auto crash

My projects are on ground — Gov Obi

Man kills father during fight with wife

Lagos airport project on course — Fashola

Ekiti House to probe Odeyemi's acting tenure

Magnitude of disasters worries SEMA boss

Cleric blames N-Delta crisis on FG

Senators knock Yar'Adua's electoral reform bill

Zain blames poor service on failing infrastructure

2 die, 6 injured in fresh JTF offensive

Army General, wife, daughter, driver die in auto crash

Be patient with Yar'Adua, Suswam urges Nigerians

FG loses N8.7bn oil revenue daily

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Anambra bans Okada, tricycles on expressways

Ogun: PDP accuses ANPP of spreading falsehood

NDDM alerts UN's Secretary General

JTF changes tactics

APGA crisis: Umeh sues Iwu

Discrimination against orphans worries First Lady

Meltdown: Former NSE DG assures Nigerians

EFCC parades 6 fake operatives

Ugbane, others innocent, says Senate

Ndukwe reassures on telecom industry

Anglican head, Akinola, seeks end to ‘creek war’

NAFDAC, Argentine agency collaborate on investment

JTF/militants clash not in Warri —Uduaghan's aide

Yar'Adua cautions against retrenchment

MM2A: Firm seeks mutual review of concession deal

97% of Nigerian classrooms lack basic projectors, internet access, Aniebonam

Fractured Future

Once upon a peaceful mass rally

Benue drags contractors to EFCC

CNPP carpets Reps over power probe

YEO offers free medical treatment to indigent persons

Meltdown: Okonkwo urges Nigerians to seek God

C-River govt official moves to eradicate malaria scourge

FG calls for investment in solid minerals

CBN, IMF differ on economic outlook

Shell sponsors 122 Rivers youths to DELSU for vocational training

14 Eze Ndigbo sue LASG over ban

Rate of crime in Anambra has reduced — CP

Lagos petitions tribunal over 2006 census

JTF rebuffs N-Delta elders, bombards more communities

War in the creeks: JTF captures two speed boats, destroys illegal refinery

Judge accuses Aondoakaa of lying

Martins in fresh trouble over N100m property

Abia PPA crisis deepens as party chairman quits

Osun: Tribunal appeals to parties for cooperation

Ekiti AC denies alleged attack on PDP

INEC moves 2007 electoral materials to Retrial Trbunal

ASUU begins 2-week warning strike

Swine flu: Experts undecided on mass vaccines

FG to ASUU: Shelve planned strike

American firm protests trial of MD over N850m scam

Nigerians groaning under Yar’Adua — Buhari

JTF pounds Okerenkoko, Opuedebubor

Monday, May 18, 2009

Controversy as Shekarau's aide visits Kogi

NLC suspends Kano rally

Jigawa trains 3,000 birth attendants

Govs tasked on implementation of S-South summit's report

South-Ibie chieftaincy dispute: Council boss absolves self

Thunder kills 2 pupils in Benue

Lamido tasks journalists on development

Police arrest Okoli over ABSIEC's boss kidnap

Stakeholders raise alarm over alleged plot to distabilise Ohakim

MEND orders blockade of waterways

MTN, Hope Worldwide rescue 1,096 infants

How MCCs are saving mothers, children in Lagos

JTF overuns another militant camp in Delta

Nembe-Brass road to gulp N42bn —Bayelsa

FCT completes award of contract by June

Anambra Assembly bans traffic agency

Network expansion: Helios Towers partner iPNX on 300 sites

Corruption miasma

Ijegun disaster: One year after ...Victims now beg for bread

Bank launches N50m scholarship for Sokoto students

Rep weeps over Ajaokuta Steel Complex

NAPEP trains 315 youths in Enugu

Ohakim warns govt officials

JTF offensive: PENGASSAN appeals to MEND

Ijaw women hold prayer for end of creek war

PHCN director: Kidnappers demand ransom

Ugbane was trapped — Adeyemi

Court remands Ndudi Elumelu, Ugbane, others in Kuje prison till June

IPC condemns attack

NGO asks FG to intervene

Police seek possession of recovered N500m

Halliburton: Okiro panel grills ex-IG, ex-bank MD, emir's son

Longer, healthier living tops WHA meet

Fashola warns of likely flash flood in Lagos

Police trail man for allegedly setting 2 ablaze

Toxic dump: Delta, oil firm, Ndokwa communities sign accord

Nigeria’s gas reserves placed at 600 trillion cf

135 Mopol complete combat training

Abia PPA crisis deepens as party chairman resigns

Nsukka residents protest high rate of kidnapping

Probe: Ladoja withdraws case against Akala

MFBs not funded by FG, says Awa

'INEC yet to give Amadasun certificate of return'

War in creeks avoidable —Oboko

Vaswani: Court grants EFCC's motion

EFCC quizzes Ndukwe over Akunyili's petition

Ernest Ndukwe, Executive Vice-Chairman of NCC arrested

Minimum wage: FG, labour begin talks

JTF offensive: War no answer to crisis —Manager

Crisis, devil's handiwork—GKS president

INC condemns military expedition

Brume asks govt to adopt method in N-Delta devt

Uduaghan meets with retired military officers, monarchs

I'm not disturbed by my arraignment—Guobadia

100 denounce cultism, militancy

Ughelli North LG boss lauds security agencies

Marketers deregulate pump prices as govt turns blind eye

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Amnesty’s complicated side

APGA: Iwu driven by personal interest—Umeh

There must be internal democracy—APGA

Model cities coming as bill is signed into law

ITU seeks brighter future for youths as cyberspace gets challenging

MTN drags tentacles across telecom, CSR, education

There are Opportunities in the Micro Finance Sector

NCRIB, NAICOM Escape Another War Path

Adeboye predicts peace in Jos

Victims of ‘wonder banks’ in Makurdi petition EFCC

Striking Ebonyi doctors allege blackmail by govt

Traders send SOS to Yar'Adua

EFCC to freeze Elumelu’s foreign accounts

Fraudsters hijack share dividends

FG to implement 2009 budget in full – Aliero

Rivalry 'll not split National Assembly —Mark

Mutiny: 27 soldiers ask court to set aside sentence

Forum proffers recipe for effective land reform

Fleeing robber jumps to death in Lagos

NDLEA warns NSE, banks over money laundering

SAN assaults journalists in Lagos court

How I won Ekiti re-run poll — Gov. Oni

Abuja Airport Road Upgrade

The Nigerian Intellectual Property Law Reports, a review

No extension for MMA2 concession

NITEL investors' forum holds in London

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Empty Stands:Low quality players, Poor planning our bane— Ezeugo

Absence of multinationals a minus for South South eco-summit

Despite the N28bn inherited debt Yuguda’s empowerment strategy is growing rural economy

Rejection is a Gift

My Personal Style is Part of my Set-up— Professor Sola

Things women love

Devils foods (2)

Botox Party!

PHCN director kidnapped in Abuja, abductors demand N30mi

Akwa Ibom to partner with Thailand on rice cultivation

NLC writes Yar'Adua *As anti-deregulation rally hits Kano Tuesday

4 feared dead in Ughelli - Asaba road crash

Obama to make first African visit in July

Adaba FM can’t operate now, says NBC

Another bubble bursts in the Senate: Ghana (we) must go

Friday, May 15, 2009

Oyewole is vice chairman of league of veteran journalists

Akwa captain set to dump Globacom Premier League

How Galadima Supervised Al Ahly

2010 World Cup: Give Super Eagles to Samson Siasia — Ezeugo

Eagles will be in South Africa -Okocha

Halliburton scandal: Culprits must be brought to book — Yakassai

I initiated virgins into Occultism— Idah Peterside

When your ex son-in-law remarries

Re: Would you reveal much about yourself to him or her?

Confessions of Felix Lebarty !

Naija Music Idol 2008: All bows to Tuface

Big deal as HHWA holds

A UNESCO Report and the Nollywood riddle

Con lady who fakes pregnancy, rape to extort money from men in Police net

N787m fraud: FG drags UBEC directors, foreign clients to court

PDP leader backs PPA in criticizing anti-corruption war

WAR IN WARRI as 35 feared dead, over 40 injured

Daniel distrupts inspection of electoral materials — ANPP

Da Jacob Buba to become new Gbong Gwon Jos

Nigeria set to host world family congress

N6bn Power Fraud: Ugbane, Elumelu, others to remain in EFCC custody

FG signs N140 bn road contracts

NBA flays panel on Ekiti re-run election

Tragedy!!! Luxury bus rams into stationery tanker loaded with diesels

N5.4 billion Scam: Is Elumelu a victim of his own contrivance?

Ekiti rerun is a big shame — Professor Ebere Onwudiwe

Okorie, still APGA National Chairman — INEC

Chime orders demolision of Enugu trade fair complex

Ekiti election, most expensive, says Oni

19,700 babies delivered in govt hospitals

EU to fight drug trafficking in W/Africa

Minister condemns violence against women

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Building collapse: Stakeholders seek overhaul of approval process

Two suspected robbers shot dead in Ughelli

FG oders fishing trawlers to install VMS monitors

Huge potentials abound in gas investment FG tells Asian investors

Cashew body calls for holistic supervision of N200b agric grants

Clark calls for probe into cause of JTF, militants shoot-out

Ekiti state: Segun Oni, tenure elongation & the 1999 constitution

Your lordship : How secure is thy tenure?

Flooding: Kano warns against drainage blocking

Court jails two for kidnapping in Imo

Bayelsa gives Okada riders 2-week ultimatum

Bayelsa upgrades begins biometric capturing exercise

2011: Mark warns PDP against early campaign

Lieutenant, 14 others feared dead in JTF, militants clash

N500m fund: NDIC MD faces court today

Ijaw want FG to probe JTF's alleged killing of citizens

Lecturers get deadline on computer literacy

ASUU kicks against deregulation

Obi swears in four commissioners

Yar'Adua for Shehu of Borno's coronation

Nigeria must develop her economic structure — Minister

Nigeria yet to enjoy democracy — CNPP

Strike: Obiogbolu raises alarm over cholera outbreak

BUA: Maritime workers dismiss allegation of compromise

Edo PDP, AC on warpath

FG plans to stop export of crude oil

Aliero commissions N198m water project

Yar'Adua seeks approval on N1.86bn loan for Sao Tome & Principe

Constitution reform: Women to seek increase in quota

Onoh to be buried July 3, as Chime declares one week mourning

Ekiti: Adeniran faults PDP

FirstBank donates N20m to school in Kaduna

Adamawa diagnoses 400 cancer patients

PDP chieftain condemns NLC's Lagos protest

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Diaspora Igbo, Ohaneze to partner on economic revival

One Party, Two Platforms

As Soludo’s tenure ends

Halliburton: Court refuses Aliyu's bid to stop Okiro's panel

Oni: I won Ido-Osi votes on Son-of-the-soil factor

NDLEA arrests 114-year old drug baron

For 7,772 pupils, it’s time to smile after screening for tooth decay

Tertiary students shift in language, from Queen’s English to pidgin — Amosu

World Bank, ETF funds uplift YABATECH’s library

Minister tasks tertiary institutions on equipment maintenance

Kano police arrest 15robbery suspects

7-Point Agenda a failure, by Anglican Communion

Imo Police Command boss reads riot act to criminals

Rape victim cries out for justice

Man swings 5-yr- old daughter to death

Product diversion: DPR sanctions 15 fuel stations in Rivers

Tension in Southern Ijaw LG over military build up

MEND kidnaps 20 foreigners

Oil companies lobbied lawmakers, Yar'Adua's aide insists

Elumelu, Ugbane's trial begins today

Nigeria moving towards technological growth —Gana

Millitant kidnap 20 foreigners in Delta State

Court restrains Oshiomhole from installing Aidonogie of South Ibie

CBN Tennis Championships

Uduaghan embarks on riverine mass transit programme

House girl gives birth to baby boy, buries him in shallow grave

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Nigeria's fast food industry worth N190bn

Deregulation: Mass protest begins

Demotion: Ribadu knows fate July 20

Kidnap victim still missing, Police tell court

Three robbers shot dead in Ughelli bank attack

Ekpotu tasks A-Ibom natives on state's development

ADC calls for Obi's resignation over kidnap law

Lawyer docked over alleged fraud

Landlords drag Ogun, church to court

Nigeria to export cement by 2011, says Dangote

Now he wants to claim his only son

Grow Nigerian market through partnerships with technology — US envoy

Africa Re boss slams insurers over rate undercutting

NAICOM moves against insurers over rate-cutting

FG asks public to submit memorandum to insurance review committee

Oshiomhole indicts Presco, Okomu Oil for tax default

EFCC, Legislators, Others

Strike: How doctor was beaten to coma

Nigeria’s production capacity of CDs now 400m, says Microsoft

Making PC interactive again, the VEDA way

CLO boss’ suspension generates controversy

Erosion renders 40 families homeless in Abia

Chukwu alerts IG over alleged fraud at Abia land registry

Court orders re-opening of Adaba FM station

Meltdown: Cleric advises govt to embrace agric

Edo Assembly Speaker assures on PDP's victory in 2011 elections

Commissioner identifies bane of education devt in Bayelsa

Fuel crisis: Senate threatens Lukman, Ajumogobia with arrest

We'll generate power to increase productivity —Yar'Adua

Deregulation: Labour protests begin today

Halliburton: AVM Bello’s relations head for court

9 die, others injured in auto crash

FG can't maintain all federal roads —Udenwa

2011: We'll conduct free and fair elections — Iwu

Gbaramatu oil bearing communities hail Delta govt

Rep condemns annulment of Edo Chief Whip's election

NEWS ANALYSIS: Elumelu: The hunt for the hunter

Court grants Aregbesola's request on human rights

Court grants Diigbo's request to seal up MOSOP faction's offices

A-Ibom to cultivate rice for export

Judge, lawyer in hot exchange over Al-Mustapha

Lagos IGR hits N14bn monthly

Police arrest 6-man kidnap syndicate in Lagos

Monday, May 11, 2009

2010: Group campaigns for credible election

Yar'Adua hypocritical on electoral reforms —Don

Abia PDP chiefs finger Ogbulafor in crisis

60 million Nigerians under-employed, says Ogunseyi

Edo sets up task force on teachers' employment

Group endorses Ughelli South LG boss for 2nd term

Itihwe lauds Utuama

Ita-Giwa appeals to FG on delisting of C-River

Cleric slams politicians for seeking medical treatment abroad

Mark, PDP Govs to settle Jang, Tallen feud

PSC assures cadets

Ekiti: NBC suspends Adaba broadcast licence

Unemployment, greatest hurdle facing Rivers —Amaechi

Group reiterates commitment to mobilise support for Uduaghan

Onoh was a political giant — Chime

AC carpets Orji over Ekiti governorship re-run polls

Tackling climate change with clean energy

Chevron confirms discovery offshore Republic of the Congo

Oil supply: NIPCO moves to boost downstream sector

How foreign nations develop their shipping industry — ISAN boss

Edo State to generate N2bn from corporate bodies

Plateau’s Fulani move

Osotimehin seeks mass blood donation

FG requires 1.3b to control malaria — Osotimehin

Benue farmers to benefit from FG’s N1.2bn loan

150 Kogi youths renounce violence

Supreme Court: Uba makes U-turn

Police kill suspected robbery kingpin in Abia

3 die in Lagos auto crashes

Politicians may hijack mass protest—Bankole

Oloibiri oil spill brought under control

JTF nabs police officer, six others for pipeline vandalisation

Aviation fraud: Austrian firm gave us spending money —Witness

Abia PDP chiefs finger

GTB, Skye Bank post good quarterly results

Power scam: EFCC grills Elumelu, others

Oshiomhole lifts ban on employment of doctors

Press council: FG, stakeholders dialogue

Cleric blames falling education standards on cultism

4 arrested as community, masquerades clash in Lagos

CP fails to produce alleged killer of Awosika in court

Kwara CJ appeals to CJN for reinstatement

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Mimiko assures on dividend of democracy

Doctors’strike: Patients beg govt, doctors to resolve crisis

Deregulation: Shelve strike, FG appeals to labour

e-passport: ECOWAS Immigration chiefs meet

Communities recommend Ebiesuwa for NDDC's job

Egwu tasks poly graduates on technology devt

Isoko produces 14 million barrels of crude oil annually—Erebi

AC tackles Akunyili

AP: Shareholders ask CSCS chiefs to quit

Banks reluctant about agric sector credit — Ciroma

Bauchi NBA elect new officers

Lawmaker faults FG's planned reform on oil, gas

Senate to deliberate on Onoh—Ekwerenmadu

Gov Idris consoles Enugu govt on Onoh's death

Forex Abuse:CBN Moves to Curb Sharp Practices

‘Emzor not involved in wrong-doing’

Why we are celebrating 2 yrs in office, by Kaduna govt

Obidigbo tasks Ebonyi govt on employment

Anambra Assembly ejects 50 civil servants from qtrs

135 drums of adulterated fuel impounded, 4 suspects arrested

Benin monarch hails FG on UNIBEN appointments

OBJ’s house of cards in ruins

PDP congratulates Zuma, lauds ANC

JK Randle: Little Morike shines

Aliyu urges Nigerians to be patient with Yar'Adua

World Cup: Amodu goes tough on Eagles

Ejigbo council donates patrol van to police

Multi-Links empowers 9 students with digital tools, scholarship

Ndukwe, others seek growth sustenance at WAFICT ‘09

A Ride Across the Storm

Promo, Promo Everywhere!

Yuguda was never stoned — AIDE

PPA slams FG's anti-corruption war

Edemobi's kidnap: Fresh trial of suspects begins tomorrow

Amnesty International condemns death penalty for kidnapping in Imo

Amaechi asks clerics to be exemplary

Delta CJ lauds Uduaghan

Be patient, Oshiomhole urges Edo people

Nigeria's economic growth slides by 4%

Ekiti: PPA backs INEC, PDP

Lawmaker harps on Urhobo, Itsekiri, Ijaw unity

Ozoro Poly ASUP calls for upward review of academic programmes

Abia PDP rejects Orji's invitation to join govt

Sylva wants stakeholders to partner on N-Delta devt

Underpayment: Dockworkers threaten to shut Onne ports

FCTA, private sector to partner on local food production

Ozono partners DESOPADEC, Delta ministry on Bio-fuel production

Electrification scam: EFCC fumes over Reps' snub

Ekiti: Fayemi vows to exploit legal option

Senate to re-consider bill on indecent dressing — Senator

NUC’s N150, 000 Fee

Saturday, May 09, 2009

Would you reveal much about yourself to him/her? (III)

The Voice of Victory: You can access divine guidance!

Aso Rock needs deliverance,says Pastor Kure

Corporate chieftains, govt laud Intercontinental Bank at 20

Oyewole calls on NFF, Amodu to rely less on foreign pros

Internal brain drain and the effects on national enterprise

Emerging face of Abia’s economy

FALLOUT OF EKITI RE-RUN: Divided They Stand

AYOKA OLUSOLA ADEBAYO (JP) : A Typical REC for all seasons

Ekiti state: A polity Polarised

I’ll lead Christians to unseat Southern governors if... —Pastor Oritsejafor

Use Your Dreams to Change the World

Managing damaged hair

You can't help being bitter when you fall from grace

WoW 2008 DAY 1

Some asylum seekers tarnish Nigeria’s image — Kema Chikwe

FG to up-grade Aro neuropyschiatric hospital

How Nigerians fraudster duped me of $1m— American businessman

27 die in Edo road accidents

Gunmen kidnap 85-year-old Isoko leader

Rivers: Life sentence awaits kidnappers

2011: Governorship for me? No way, says Bankole

Many feared dead as violence erupts in Rivers community

It is not yet well with Anambra State — A.B.C. Nwosu

Oshiomhole storms Warri Refinery over fuel crisis in Edo

27 persons die in Edo auto accidents

Ayoka declared fake results at gunpoint — Falana

C.C. Onoh: The exit of a statesman

South-South Economic Summit: We want to give life to Niger Delta — Oduntan, NAEEP boss

Friday, May 08, 2009

Doctors’ strike: Elders Forum brings in 2,750 private doctors

Observer groups condemn security presence in Ekiti guber re-run

Ayilara still Mother Street of Lagos sex trade

Be pro-active, Okiro tells officers

Fuel Scarcity: Govt is behind confusion, PENGASSAN

My experience as 1st Nigerian publisher of who’s who —Ishaka

Ndukwe leads speakers to WAFICT Congress 2009

Booze cost Nwosu his job-- NFF

JK Randle Swimming Championship:Eight swimmers head to Germany

Devt depends on govt behaviour— Prof Soremekun

The Kind of President AFN needs

Would you reveal much about yourself to him/her? (II)

Timaya blows hot at Star Trek Orlu & Nnewi

Tu Face, 9ice, Damasus, others storm Makurdi on democracy day

I made a mix tape before it got noticed — Collabo master

I didn’t go to US to search for a better life — El Dee

How Ritualists made undergraduate dumb in Kano

A lot of Nigerians are hypocritical about sex—Bunmi Sofola

Uduaghan makes case for increased fuel supply

Nwobodo demands state burial for Onoh as children mourn their loss

Jail Invasion: Prison Inspector, four court officials docked

TROVAN VACCINE: Shekarau leads delegation to London for compensation

No deal with FG, protest begins Wednesday, NLC insists

Gunmen attack bank

ACF members protest over access to Al-Mustapha

Kwara's replaced CJ asks court to annul sack

Atiku consoles Onoh, Mohammed families

Stampede as teargas grenade explodes

INTARPPAN seeks support for TV in Africa

Imoke vows to implement SEC's report

Novartis Pharma partners Vanguard in malaria war

Senators carpet the executive on foreign loans

Thursday, May 07, 2009

TROMPCON and resolution of conflicts in the Niger Delta

Cash Passport to boost transition to card based BTA/PTA regime —Travelex

CSR: FCMB extends scholarship to orphaned, vulnerable children

SEC orders NSE to reinstate 3 suspended firms

Investors acquire 2.5% stake in Wema Bank

Meltdown: LGs partners FG, OPS to ease rural transportation

Fadama: 17,000 Lagos farmers to benefit, ....As Govt contributes N36m yearly

Other Kidnaps

A May Day of stock-taking for Lagos workers

The Ekiti imbroglio and the burden of elections (2)

Restricting the EFCC to its constitutional roles

FG loses N38.85bn to import waivers, says AGF

CNPP sacks Balarabe Musa

Amnesty Int'l kicks against death penalty for kidnappers

Monarch denies murder allegation

Strike: Lagos shortlists 200 doctors for recruitment

Ondo should produce NDDC director — Mimiko

Chevron to implement FG's local content policy

Sylva dismisses claims of Yar'Adua's visit cancellation

NDLEA smashes drug syndicate at MMIA

FG seeks stakeholders' support on River Niger dredging

We 'll not protect Ugbane—Senate

Oshiomhole sacks CSO, ADC, others

Ekiti: AC alleges plot to destroy polls materials

Adamu Orisha: The day Eko played together at TBS

Joe Musa plans tertiary market for Nigerian art

Fuel scarcity worsens nationwide

Wednesday, May 06, 2009

PDP victory, endorsement of election rigging—AC

ANPP to abolish consensus candidacy, says Mohammed

Democracy destroyed in Nigeria—OWIE

Ekiti Police command declares Acting Speaker wanted

LG boss tasks FG on rebranding Nigeria project

3 applicants die in NDA's endurance race

Uzoma: Court rules on oral evidence admissibility May 20

Nyako gives scorecard at anniversary

Strike: Lagos gives doctors 24-hr ultimatum

Youth leaders move to end militancy in N-Delta

Abuja land: el-Rufai's trial suffers setback

FG's oil reform policy under attack

Anambra begins construction of second business park

Amori vows to transform Ilaro Federal Poly

Cleric tasks Akoko Anglican communion

The last strike?

Ayoka: Only in Nigeria!

Partnerships, collaboration take centre stage in education funding

One-Day Governor, Deputy reveal secret of success

OOU: Hurdles on path of returning it to sanity

UNAAB’S graduate farming scheme takes off

Land dispute: Court adjourns suit against Momah

Swine flu: Rivers community sends SOS to govt

Rivers orders uninterrupted power supply to PH Airport

NACCIMA petitions Police Service Commission over harassment

BUA blames high cost of cement on artificial scarcity

AP: ISAN threatens to sue SEC,NSE

Deregulated Confusion

Police move to curtail killings in churches

NLC kicks against re-appointing ex-commissioners into Orji's cabinet

IYC meets N-Delta govs over amnesty for militants

Rainstorm kills one, destroys 100 houses in Katsina

3 held over woman's death

Ughelli/Asaba road project to gulp N49bn —Commissioner

Rivers inaugurates board for Greater Port Harcourt City

Police promote 10 CP’s, 18 Dcp’s,

2010: Confusion in APGA over Ojukwu's endorsement of Obi, Etiaba

FG, WHO partner on tropical diseases research

Undergraduate escapes death from suspected ritualists

Imo Assembly passes Bill against kidnapping

Red Cross shuts Nnewi Motherless Babies Home over alleged malpractices

Gunmen kill youth leader in Sapele, raze buildings

Oshevire assures community on repair of Ogelle Primary School

Does Oni’s tenure expire in 2011 or 2013?

Kenny Martins remanded in Kuje prison

Ekiti saga: Police command declares Acting Speaker wanted

NUC, Education Minister differ on Distance Learning

Banking consolidation, divine intervention — Mark

Rep tasks contractors on S-East roads

Groups advise Aginighan

Rainstorm sacks primary school in Ughelli

AP shares: Shareholders threaten SEC, NSE

Hajj: Pilgrims laments missing lugages

Cipla Evans fetes customers in Kano

Tuesday, May 05, 2009

A-Ibom stresses tourism potentials

Kenny Martins gets N100m bail

Okauru hails Uduaghan on Trans Warri-Ode-Itsekiri bridge project

Oshiomhole to strengthen Edo judiciary

Nigerians kick against oil sector deregulation

Vaswanis: FG challenges court jurisdiction

EFCC: IG redeploys Ogunsakin after clash with Waziri

Senate blames naira crash on outsiders, praises CBN

Fake printing inks reduce profitability, says Task Systems boss

House of Reps takes rural telephony serious,visits Galaxy Backbone

Anambra Assembly moves to develop Awka

Onoh at his 80th birthday: My life quarter-to-going

Don advocates genuine democracy

Represent me before panel, Ladoja tells Akala

Oshiomhole assures on readiness to check crime

JTF denies MEND's N2.1m extortion allegation against naval personnel

Separate Constitution amendment Bill from Constitution review—Yar'Adua

Bail Nigeria out of financial mess, Mark charges NIM

Law to review trade agreements with foreign countries underway

Benue warns council chairmen against wasteful spending

Aliyu warns aides against corruption

World IT conference:World Bank,experts worry over vision 2020 bottlenecks

Okpozo hails Yar'Adua over 6 Bills

Don flays call for confederation

leprosy scourge worries C-River LG boss

Ekiti: Dangers Ahead 2011

Doctor detained my wife for N15,000 — Businessman

Group spends N30m to train 300 disabled in Bauchi

Mixed reactions trail Kogi staff screening exercice

NBA calls for restoration of judges' orderlies

Christian Chukwuma Onoh: His peoples champion gone

FG worries over duty of environmental officers

Aregbesola drags Osun govt, IGP to court

Omolubi expresses fear over 2011 elections

Reyenieju lauds S-South govs

FG shifts gas flare-out deadline to 2011

S-Court orders stay of proceedings at Appeal Court

CC Onoh dies at 82

Bankole blasts Customs over alleged corruption

NEMA warns FG on flood disaster

Files on el-Rufai's allocations missing

Fuel crisis: Reps blame FG

Fire guts new Benin market

Unijos matriculates 3,000 students

Amaechi warns cabinet members against corruption

Yar'Adua commends CBN at 50

Monday, May 04, 2009

Mimiko presents 5 commissioner nominees

Anambra polls: Igbo community in US picks hole in supreme court moves

Lack of gas supply may abort IPP, says Jonathan

I won't talk on forgery allegation, says Aregbesola

MTN hits 98.2m subscribers' base

Power outage stalls Bode George, others' trial

ExxonMobil takes steps to preserve war chest as profit falls

President Yar’ Adua takes economy re-engineering to aviation

Capital market faces paradigm shift — Analysts Report

Siemens — Unworthy causes

S-South governors to float airline

Why we pray for fuel scarcity — Okada riders, fuel vendors

Nigerian gunmen free British hostage

Over 100 factories shut down for lack of electricity

Firm partners power ministry, others to achieve stable electricity

Ajaokuta: Group flays govt action, demand N1.3bn pension

Lamido challenges critics over spending

Maternal, infant mortality still high — Ex-PPFN boss

Poor building plans blamed on Govs

LG boss raises alarm over alleged plot to abduct him

Amioku leads UCF, as group passes vote of confidence on Uduaghan

FG should apologise to Nigerians —Senate leader

Polls petition: I'm not shaken by fresh trial —Yar'Adua

Lagos plans malaria indicator urvey in 5 LGAs

Nigeria obtains WHO certification to diagnose ‘swine flu’

Association seeks WHO certification on local drugs

Little Miss Sambo freed from throes of death by FREE

Blackmailers, saboteurs at work —Labour

N-Delta: FG pledges investors' safety

Lagos gets FG's nod to build airport

Yar’Adua endorses cyber security measures to tackle financial crimes

Scarcity grounds Osun

EFCC to slam fresh charge against ex-minister Aduku

Chime raises c'ttee on Enugu at 100

Lawyers boycott ourts in Anambra

We must depart from Adedibu’s style of politics— Folarin

Otedola asks Dangote to quit NSE

Doctors' crisis: NMA begs Fashola to step in

Fuel scarcity ends tomorrow —NNPC

Court remands Kogi NLC leader in prison

Appoint new NDDC board, INC urges Yar'Adua

Tebu Biri youths give NNPC, NGC 31-day ultimatum

MMA2 concession for review

Lagos House wants death of Citizen Ajayi investigated

Ekiyor wades into Patani Council feud

Lagos govt to charter direct flight for 2009 hajj

Police probe murder of bizwoman

Lagos pays N722m compensation to property owners

MEND threatens attack on naval formations

Okumabga Layout residents apologise to Police

Why Senators must give account to constituents, by Sekibo

Akpeki warns School of Health students against exam malpractice

Al-Faki in the Eyes of Stakeholders

Sunday, May 03, 2009

Police impound 10 cars with fake govt plate numbers

9 die in Lagos auto crashes

Uduaghan pays homage to Warri monarch

Oil firms supply N45bn to NDDC budget

Enugu to host Nigerian Media Merit Award

Oshimili North LG gets N40bn CBN's agric loan

Allow Aginighan to work, Urhobo group urges militants

Vaswanis plan to blackmail govt—EFCC

FG orders demolition of new structure on Airport/Kubwa roads

Agency donates N20m CSM drug to Bauchi

Rep dismisses alleged marginalisation by Chime

Rep calls for stakeholders' meeting over insecurity in Anambra

Ekiti: Oba condemns assault on journalists

Fashola warns on wholesale amendment of Land Use Act

Rainstorm renders 1,000 homeless in Owan West LG

Rebranding Nigeria project, mere shadow chasing —Oyegun

A Yar’ Adua-Ogbulafor tag-team

The Power of Dividend Growth

AFC’S $60M REMITTANCE: Self against national interest?

Shareholders Express Fear over N200bn Agric Fund

DOMSA: Empowering Entrepreneurs for Job Creation

Sacrificing the Economy on the Altar of International Treaty

Yaba: A glory regained with upgraded roads

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Mobile phone mast allergy increases...as NCC allays fears over dangers

Telephone scam and Nigeria’s rebranding project

CAN Urges FG to Bailout Ailing Firms

Associated Discount House to Raise N6bn Fresh Funds

North-Central AC condemns PDP, INEC over Ekiti

Jigawa earmarks N56m for immunisation

Imo reads riot act to ministry officials

NMTI to partner states on skills acquisition

Osiyemi uplifts Ijebu North LG

Lagos Muslims pray for Ekiti

Delta ANA calls for entries from teenage authors

LG chairmen, councillors rift hinders devt —Alafin of Oyo

Fuel: Labour set for anti-deregulation protest

PDP knocks Obasanjo over electoral reforms

NLC tasks Yar'Adua on corruption

Youths lay siege to Ogulagha terminal

4 escape death in Yenagoa auto crash

We're not in a hurry to reopen IMSU — Commissioner

My brief beyond Ogun State — Bankole

NGO trains army on conflict management

WHO: Nigeria can diagnose Swine flu

Reps summon SGF, NCC over N86bn rural telephony deal

Iwu usurps Ekiti REC's power, Falana tells Yar'Adua

Arapaja charges Oyo LG bosses on performance

Ogoni activists battle for control of Mosop

Ekiti: Lam warns Yar'adua

PDP BOT Chairman: Yar'Adua can contest against OBJ if..., says Ogbemudia

Amnesty For Soldiers

Saturday, May 02, 2009

The Twists and Turns of Ekiti Re-run

South-South eco summit: ‘Forget N200bn railways project for now’

AN ENCOUNTER WITH Ayoka Adebayo *Without fear or favour…

Day policemen, women dropped guns, batons for marathon

No apologies for slave trade, says Aro Council of Elders

For 60 years life has been fun

Grow your dreams!

Stuck in the 80’s

A Dash of Flash

Sweat it out in a SAUNA

Why some Kids Don’t Settle Down to Foreign Culture

Fashola’s wife, Sosan for Vanguard Kiddies’ Confab

Ekiti: INEC fixes Tuesday for resheduled poll

How to end Ekiti crisis — Fasehun

Chris Uba bounces back in Anambra politics

Ekiti impasse: I’m vindicated — Bankole

Tributes as Okilo is buried

Kidnappers abduct lawyer in Asaba, demand N5m ransom

Win Ekiti, Win The South West, Lose Ekiti Lose The South West

The untold story:Security reports that made Adebayo resign her appointment as Ekiti REC

Africa will find rest in Christ Alone

We can end militancy quickly— Gov Imoke

Friday, May 01, 2009

Rejecting CFR was painful decision for my father, says Chinua Achebe’s son

Nwosu lacks ability to thinker the Eaglets – Orumen

2010:Nigeria may not be in South Africa--- Biz Law

Lulu's unorganised NFF sacrifises Nwosu covers Amodu

Six African countries for JK Randle Swimming Championship

Yar Adua has not addressed the problems of the Niger Delta

PMAN president, Dele Abiodun, petitions Lagos police boss over Tee Mac

What we are wearing to HHWA

Sex for Sale is normal in Nollywood — Femi Branch

All I wanted to do was dance for Mo Hits — Wande Coal

Abandoned day-old baby:Police drill Cleric, wife, doctor, others

To have a grand wedding, man turns to robbery

It’s shameful Nigerians still queue for fuel-Comrade Ogbeifun

Stop criminalizing Nigerians abroad — Maduekwe

Why I was absent at PDP convention — OBJ

Soldiers not meant to be deployed for elections — Mark

Is Mark fooled by the antics of his praise singers?

A good relationship boosts your immune system...while loneliness makes you ill!

Fashola promises more jobs

Oshiomhole urged to establish industrial zones

Makinde attributes global crisis to wickedness and mistrust

God shall fulfill His promise (II)

The season of actualising God -given dreams and purposes (II)

Govt must act fast to achieve 7-point agenda — Stakeholders

Group commends Akala over developmental projects

Hoarding: FG threatens to dispense fuel free to public

May day: Time to think on deregulation and minimum wage of workers— Comrade Bello

REC Resignation Saga: CNPP warns FG, INEC over fate of Ekiti re-run poll

AC South-West warns INEC on election results

Why Civil Defence Corps don’t carry arms — Commandant

Workers lament, count losses on May Day

Ekiti rerun unending drama, intrigues

How the Senate bent Ogun inflexible 'warriors'

Daniel accuses opposition of waging war against govt

Thursday, April 30, 2009

Kaduna NLC demands salary increase

Abducted Canadian woman freed, keeps mum

Ekiti re-run concluded, says AC

Abia govt probes Education Board

Tension as policeman allegedly kills soldier

Assets: Ribadu's trial begins June 10