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Vanguard News Archive for May 2012Rss

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Seme Customs nets N281m in April

Channel dredging: Why we can’t go further than 13.5 meters – NPA

LG poll: OGSIEC, IPAC caution CNPP against court action

Ibadan residents allege extortion by PHCN staff

LCCI laments harassment of businesses by regulatory agencies

Nigeria, China fail to sign agreement on substandard imports

NIMASA task force arrests boat carrying over 2,645 litres of AGO

American kidnapped in Benin victim of Internet scam

Sustain policy on locally produced goods, textile workers urge FG

Gunmen assail bakery, kill two in Maiduguri

Amnesty International, others hail verdict on Charles Taylor

Drogba to join Batista in Shanghai

Mandela makes rare appearance on television

SuperSports roll out two 24-hour channels for Euro 2012

Fayemi presents jeep to retiring Bishop

Jonathan launches energy saving bulbs

LG boss warns parents on child labour

Leaders behaving badly

UNILAG/ MAULAG Controversy: Varsity shut for 2 weeks

Moshood Abiola Varsity : No going back, says FG

Nigerian travellers to UK to be screened for TB in 2013 – High Commission

Re: Flight of logic and decency in Edo State

University of Lagos shut down

Trado-medicine Fair: Herbalists complain of low patronage

Niger Delta Ministry and funds challenge

Occupy Unilag Day 2: Students barricade Third Mainland Bridge

Ministry of Finance to pay verified marketers subsidy

Charles Taylor sentenced to 50 years for war crimes

Liberia’s Charles Taylor sentenced to 50 years for war crimes

Anambra targets 2m trees to combat erosion

Peru lessons will help us beat Namibia – Keshi

Jonathan promises to tackle corruption, terrorism

Ministry Of Nothing Affairs

Imo workers to begin strike today

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Anambra PDP gives police 7-day ultimatum

How we surmounted challenges in Oyo, by Ajimobi

JONATHAN’s BROADCAST FALLOUT: Outrage, kudos over renaming of UNILAG

Police rescue 96-yr-old woman from suspected kidnappers in Enugu

Fashola insists he can’t reabsorb sacked doctors

Namibia hit Nigeria tomorrow

Reinstatement of 34 doctors mere propaganda – NMA

Satellite communication and Nigeria’s survivability: A case for NigComSat (1)

Democracy Day: Uduaghan calls for unity

Cash-lite SafeNet, WiniGroup tackle IT risks

Open Letter to the German Ambassador: How Germany underdevelops Nigerian academia(2)

E.K. Clark to northern elite: Call Boko Haram to order

Death too many on East West road

Democracy Day: Still a long way to go – Imoke

The fresh controversy on SIM card registration

A-B-O-M-I-N-A-T-I-O-N: Masquerade rapes undergraduate nursing mother

Appoint Governing Council now, UNIBEN ASUU urges FG

Gombe commences work on mini hydro-electric plant

Why we must restructure Nigeria now, by Ezeife

Bomb threat mars Democracy Day celebration in Benue

Police in Edo smash robbery syndicate

Let NITDA remain as IT development agency – NCS

Lawmaker assures on community development projects

Kunlere backs FG’s moves to dialogue with Boko Haram

Insecurity in Imo: Okorocha expresses worry

Lawal doubtful for Namibia clash

NSC to sponsor 5 teenagers to Olympics

Kaduna police detonate explosive hidden in TV set

Leadership in Nigeria remains contentious – Ngige

Eagles pros struggle with Calabar heat

S’African firm invests $250m pension fund in Ecobank

Ex-education minister, Obaji, endorses renaming of UNILAG

JTF arrest top militant commander in Kano

FG to establish locomotive assembly plant in Nigeria

JTF arrest suspected militant commander in Kano

Tuberculosis infected beef allegedly sold in Edo

Sagay, others differ over renaming of UNILAG in honour of Abiola

FIFA approves new kick-off time for Nigeria/Namibia qualifier

Nigeria wins 5 platinum medals at International Science Olympiad

FG to construct Presidential Museum in Abuja

Buhari, Tinubu and the rest of us

Jonathan orders local foods in all official functions

Nigeria’s Victor Olisa appointed London police commander

GEJ Administration’s 1st anniversary: A legacy of insecurity, scandals – ACN

FG owes N185bn judgment debts – Jonathan

May 29 – Just Believe

Resident doctors issue 14 days ultimatum to FG over sacked colleagues

JAMB to monitor 2011/2012 admission processes

Read Full Text of Jonathan’s Democracy Day Speech

Report corrupt policemen for sack, says Manko

Jonathan renames UNILAG, Moshood Abiola University

Students protest Jonathan’s renaming of UNILAG

Monday, May 28, 2012

Five killed in Edo road accident

MAY 29 AS DEMOCRACY DAY: What’s in a date?

Judiciary needs sanitisation – Musdapher

How leaders battled for office

INSECURITY: No more the happy people

No sealing of base stations, unless…. — FG

NAFDAC uncovers illegal drug factory in Onitsha

No gambling, NFF tells Keshi

Communal clash: 40 feared dead, village head, 4 policemen beheaded

A far cry from Jonathan’s energy transformation

N32.8bn pension scam: Accused beg court to quash charge

Transformation agenda: The road is still too far

Pipeline vandalisation: Orji to hold LG bosses, monarchs responsible

Poor awareness, bane of research in national development – UJAH

N44m SEC scandal: Ruling on Hembe, Azubogu’s objections for July 2

Nigerian Content: Petroleum Minister urged to enforce compliance

Stop heating up polity, IG tells politicians

JTF blames illegal oil bunkering on multinationals

Private sector, key to resource development

Oil communities protest omission of Delta from Revenue Commission

Court to rule May 30 on Akingbola’s no-case submission

ABU lecturers give FG 4-week ultimatum on subsidy probe

Enyeama grabs captain’s band

Tension in Adamawa as Igbo protest killings

Edo guber poll: Police boss alleges plan by politicians to wreak havoc

Challenges of one year in office

1st ANNIVERSARY: Presidency, NASS differ on performance

Shell says OKLNG will proceed without BG

Eko PHCN to deliver sustainable power

Tribute to motherhood

Nutritional programming starts from the womb

Financial prudence: Obi lauds Jonathan

NNPC seeks Reps support for assets security

Lamentations and explanations of current insecurity (2)

Keshi seeks aggressive scorers

Train crushes Okada rider, passenger in Lagos

Marriage best contract ever – Osaze

Eden Hazard signs for Chelsea

Soldiers, ex-militants turn flow station to battlefield

Syrian massacre aggrieves Pope

Army court-martials 2 colonels, 12 others for alleged misconduct

Gunmen kill 4 traders in Yola

CAR president becomes Celestial Church leader

UN court to sentence Charles Taylor on Wednesday

Muslims and Christians “destined by Allah” – Sultan

Gunmen attack Muslim worshippers in Potiskum

The Oronsaye C’ttee’s recommendation to merge NIHOTOUR and NTDC

Gunmen attack council chairman in Ebonyi

ICPC, NYSC collaborate on integrity training for corps members

Aliyu denies breeding Anaconda snakes

Youths seek Sovereign National Conference

National security as LG and town security

Doctors’ sack: NBA, activists warn NUPENG over strike

NUT sues Ogun over salaries’ deductions

Jonathan denies complicity in alleged N155bn oil block scam

Gunmen kill four at relaxation spot in Kano

CHILDREN’S DAY

FG denies reports of cassava bread bill at NASS

Lagos reneging on agreement – NMA

Ikot Akpan Udo crisis: A-Ibom govt intervenes at last

4,334 ghost pensioners on Abia’s payroll

Excessive charges scare companies away from Nigerian stock market

2015: Jonathan divides North

Firm marks Children’s Day with schools debate

Police arrest 5 students with charms, alcohol

National robbers, thieves, rogues

Nigeria can’t move forward without agriculture – Gov Ahmed

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Terror: Security forces on red alert!

Mimiko orders transporters to revert to pre-subsidy fare

‘We will not condone attacks on Niger Deltans’

Jonathan and the Salami Conundrum

Hair dresser electrocuted as storm cuts PHCN live wire

Clerics urge parents to inspire, devote time for children

Children’s Day: Delta releases 35 children for adoption

Some agreements reached between ASUU and FG “unimplementable’’ – NUC

Senators, Reps facing corruption charges should not attend sittings – Tapgun

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Ondo 2012: ACN kick starts aspirants screening

Poverty, insurgency and the way forward, by Bolaji Akinyemi

Nigeria’s Jekwu Anyaegbuna wins 2012 Commonwealth prize

Removing your bull from our China shop

Why good governance and security go hand-in-hand, by Obasanjo

Delta community takes measures against cultists

MERCHANDIZING DISCORD: Leaders of today are merchants of disunity – Maitama Sule

GOD’S TRUTH VERSUS MAN’S LIES

Lagos condemns ‘NUPENG’s subterfuge solidarity strike’

Bianca Ojukwu, others to Umeh: Restructure APGA now

ECONOMY: MAY 2011 TO MAY 2012 : Are you better off now? (1)

NICO & challenge of cultural renaissance & peaceful co-existence in Nigeria

‘Monetary policy remains the greatest threat to stock market recovery’

INSURGENCY AND UTILITARIAN VALUE: Boko Haram is helping Nigeria to review its foundation – Uma Ukpai

Preface: A Year of the Locusts

How Atiku made American University of Nigeria

Nigerians donated salaries to liberation struggles in S – Africa – Obasanjo

Cleric advises Muslims on good neighborliness, coexistence

Igbos unite for 2015 presidency

African leaders seek ways to woo diaspora

Pope appoints new Archbishop of Lagos Diocese

How adultery led woman to early grave

Police will no longer tolerate attacks on its personnel – IGP

Delta considers using EFCC to recover tax

It’s been turbulent for Nigeria – Dasuki Nakande

Don’t turn election into war – Mimiko

2015: Outrage over Jonathan’s perceived ambition

Imoke leads raid on oil bunkering haven

Electricity tariff: F G makes u-turn as Amosun distributes 500 transformers

Jonathan One yr after: Okotie rues stagnation

Write people-oriented constitution, Amaechi tells Reps

Nigerian democracy in difficult gestation period

Terry G out with See Groove

We have achieved nothing in the past 13years – Say Nigerians

Private doctors draft additional 1,116 hospitals for free healthcare delivery

The Fourth Republic has failed, says Sagay

Sultan decries Tiv/Fulani killings, call for urgent action

Child abuse: The story of the Nigerian child

Friday, May 25, 2012

FG to conduct survey on energy requirement

Dickson: The country man governor

Nnaji admits “gross deficit” in electricity, promise better days

FIFA chief blasts penalty shoot-outs

Islamists flee as AU, Somali troops seize rebel stronghold

The Stock Exchange mess

Labour wants Apapa-Oshodi Road rehabilitated before concessioning

No executive bill on cassava bread at NASS – FG

NSE: IPO window to open for investors – Onyema

Police arrest killer robbers

Alleged N11bn scam: Case against Akala suffers setback

Adeboye tasks Nigerians on love, unity

Court rejects Lagos plea to stop striking doctors’ suit

8 arrested over death of Okadaman in Abeokuta

Senate to probe cases of unpaid taxes

End bloodshed now – Sultan

Sex in the Big Brother Stargame house

Hembe: Reps accuse EFCC of bias, finger Oteh

Removing CBN’s autonomy ‘ll hurt the economy – IMF

Deceptive Images Of Nigerian Child

Star Trek 2012: Tuface, 9ice, Obesere, others storm Ibadan today

Jonathan inaugurates scholarship scheme for first class graduates

Experts call for one world government

South Africa to buy crude from Nigeria – Motlanthe

Father of quadruplets gets employment

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Govt must tackle unemployment to check crime, says IG

Buhari only called for free fair elections, not bloodshed – Nnamani

British detective arrested over Nigerian fraudster case

Mugabe lashes out at ‘selfish’ West over WBank top job

Former Zambia minister jailed over buried cash

New role in Arsenal excites Bould

Malouda won’t leave Chelsea

Alleged N21bn scam: Saraki withdraws suit against police

3 bankers, 8 others arrested after failed bank attack

3 docked for murder 3 yrs after

Lagos seeks N31bn loan from World Bank

Truths About Constitution

N18bn scam: Doma, others have case to answer, EFCC tells court

Nigeria’s economic growth weakens – NBS

Ogun traffic officers kill Okada rider for driving on uncommissioned road

Violence alien to Islam – Emir

JTF destroys vessel with 600,000 litres of stolen diesel in Bayelsa

Salami: Jonathan administration lacks honourable character – ACN

Land dispute: Security agencies avert bloodbath in Imo

Kolade, Utomi, Ighodalo to address Christian youths

Abia: The secret revolution in education sector

Doctors vs Lagos govt: Court has jurisdiction to hear case – Judge

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Group drums support for Dickson

Salami: ACN blasts Jonathan

Man jailed 17 years for kidnapping trader over land issue

Obama’s foreign policies forged a ‘different world’

Olympics: Drogba mobbed by fans

2012 UTME: JAMB pegs cut-off point at 180 for varsities,160 for others

Don’t ‘attack success’, Romney tells Obama

Nigeria economy will collapse if… – CBN warns

FG okays establishment of Special Election Offences Tribunal

Apapa-Ibadan gas pipeline to be repaired soon – Peterside

Jonathan makes minor cabinet change

Bassey, 4 others on FIFA World Cup duty

9,186 benefit from Ekiti social security scheme

Father arrested for selling day-old son for N350,000

Concern over Oshiomhole’s protest marches in Edo

Gunmen kill Police Inspector, teenager in Sokoto

Many feared dead as vehicle plunged into river in Bayelsa

Mali putsch backers name coup leader as head of transition

Two illegal miners killed in S.Africa, 16 still trapped

Judge dismisses suit by 328 dropped medical students against UNIJOS

Mark canvasses tax relief for broadcasting organisation

FG airlifts logistics to troops in Darfur, Liberia

E-West road tragedy: Man killed as vehicle plunges into river

Fraud charge: PDP asks Ikuforiji to step aside

Lovers die inside car in Kano

Insurgency: Talk to us, Arewa youths urge Jonathan

Jonathan restates commitment to upgrade all airports

Court to rule on Lagos govt objection to striking doctors’ suit

JAMB Invites EFCC

Nigeria’s economic growth at risk, CBN warns

N100m for family of slain Boko Haram leader

FIFA lists Edibe for 2014 World Cup

It’s a sad omen for the rule of law – Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN)

Bombings: JNI, CAN in war of words

Cross River schools athletics meet begins

D’banj pitches tent with Ikechukwu

383 raped in Lagos…497 abandoned babies rescued

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Kidnapped pastor found dead in Imo after payment of N500,000 ransom

N894m contract scam: Bankole begs court to reject fresh evidence

Oil community gives Shell 48hrs ultimatum

Monday, May 21, 2012

Anambra’s Peer Review

Aregbesola in Germany for agric talks

Insecurity: We don’t need Ministry of Northern Affairs – Aliyu

Alleged N47bn fraud: Akingbola fails to open defence

NURTW stays banned in Oyo, by Ajimobi

Court refuses to sack Chime

Adigwe: Court blasts EFCC over ‘wrong witness’

House c’ttee declares doctors’ strike illegal, unconstitutional

Ikimi to Anenih: I challenge you to a debate

3 ministers escape death as two suspected bombers arrested

Kidnapped 6-yr-old girl yet to be released

Ijesa monarch must answer rape charge, court rules

Why journalists are targets of attack in Edo – SSS Director

Delta rainstorm victims cry out for relief

Operators laud collaboration on oil theft

PDP, Enugu residents laud victory

How 4th tier ‘ll boost devt in Imo – Duruji

2015:Northern governors: Hot and cold

Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport to get 2nd runway

ALLEGED N32m fraud: Counsel’s absence stalls trial of ex-Vanguard staff

London 2012: 70 Nigerians qualify

Buhari and 2015: The blood next time

Sovereign Wealth Fund: Govs ask S-Court to abort FG’s plan to withdraw $2bn

Bombings driving away investors from Nigeria – Obasanjo

Gunmen kill two policemen, injure one in Rivers

Argentines hit Nigeria for Access Bank Polo

JTF raids illegal fuel depot in Delta

Constitution review: State creation, devolution of powers top requests

15 killed as Fulani herdsmen invade Tiv community

Gunmen raid Borno police station, kill one

UN’s Ban Ki-moon warns Syria at ‘pivotal moment’

Obama steps up assault on Romney’s business record

Tenant docked for slapping landlord’s wife

I was involved in Bayero varsity attack, Abubakar Garba confesses

We will not be together next season, Drogba tells Chelsea

Socialist victory in France and lessons for Africa

Varsity student hangs self in Ebonyi

Is Aviation Minister fighting a class war or for Nigerians?

Ministers, others escape death as Police arrest man with explosives

Another plot to bomb Police Headquarters foiled

FG approves construction of silos for farmers in Abia

Woman gives birth in commercial bus

Death and the old witch’s cry

Suspected bomber arrested at Ministerial briefing in Abuja

Fear pervades Maiduguri heart of Islamist insurgency

Frank de Boer rules out Liverpool move

Jos witnesses influx of people – Dabit

Traffic Gridlock: Ikorodu residents send SOS to FG, Lagos Govt.

Lagos seals 7 houses over refuse dumping

Reps probe OAU varsity’s CMD over N230m in fixed dep acct

Ghana prevented Nigerians from selling generator – Ajagu

Sunday, May 20, 2012

SWF: Govs threaten to dump out-of-court settlement deal

TMG urges Jonathan to restate Salami

Sacked Lagos doctors lobby for reinstatement

New Niger Bridge – No applause yet

National Housing Fund: Banks, insurers owe N8.6trn in 5 years

Our problem with Boko Haram – Northern govs

Power generation ‘ll increase by 50% in Dec – Ngige

Buhari gets knocks over comments on 2015 polls

Sacked Lagos doctors decry N33.4m financial shortfall from CONMESS

APBN faults Lagos govt for sacking 788 doctors

Freedom of expression: Between Gens. Azazi and Gantz

Probe retired generals, Catholic Bishop urges Jonathan

Bomb blast: Narrow escape for four persons,suspected bomber

Senate reverses self, discharges arrest order on IGI MD, others

Petroleum Minister inaugurates Africa’s largest oil vessel in Delta

PDP vows to field candidate for Ondo guber poll

FG computing statistics of unemployed Nigerians, says Usman

Arise queries plan to reinstate Salami

EDO GUBER: Why we’re insisting on new voters registration – Urhoghide

MPC meets against further monetary tightening

The crippling effect of poverty on the insurance sector

Monarchs warn politicians in Edo against inflammatory statements

50 minutes to Japan, girls on strike and the P-Square fever

50% of Abia population, hypertensive – Govt

Man beats girlfriend to death in P-Harcourt

LASTMA: 24-hr patrol duty on Apapa-Oshodi Road

Talking insurance: Reforms and the insurance industry (2)

APGA crisis: Southern leaders pass vote of confidence on Umeh, Shinkafi

NIMASA proposes anti-piracy bill

Ebonyi shuts 17 illegal schools

LWI to partner business firms on increased health investment

Abigor wants national summit for sport

Shareholders commend Omatek for surviving turbulent situation

Why 14.7bn healthcare project is yet to kick-off – Ex-ALGON boss

Gynaecologists call for review of maternal deaths

Kwara rehabilitates 5 hospitals with N200m

Soludo warns against reviewing CBN autonomy

25% increase in HPB screening in developing countries ‘ll reduce incidence of CVD – Report

Igbo group asks FG to declare state of emergency in North

PDP replies INEC on alleged flawed congresses

Lagos PDP faults LG chiefs’ UK trip

BUK attacks:The way forward

Shell, Eni paid $1.1bn for Nigerian oil block – US court

Four wounded as vigilance group, Chelsea supporters clash in Abakaliki

Pandemonium over threat to bomb Senate President’s home

Western rail line to commence operation soon, says lawmaker

Fans give champion Chelsea hero’s welcome

Delta builds N64.6m arts, crafts training centre

Don’t loss faith because of bombings, Clergy tells Nigerians

Police eleven!

‘Baby clutching Quran’ born in Lagos church

Super Eagles flight to Peru cancelled after drugs arrest

Champions League victory: Football is simply crazy, says Petr Cech

Di Matteo should keep job say Zola, Grant

Borno Govt. releases N100m for purchase of surplus onions

JTF destroys Boko Haram hideout in Jos

Darkness envelopsMakurdi as windstorm destroys PHCN facilities

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Jega, INEC boss, escapes mob attack in Jigawa

Apapa-Oshodi Expressway gridlock: Lagos issues ‘final 48 hours ultimatum’

NCS destroys N28m seized items

NIMASA proposes Anti-Piracy Bill

Worries over mounting external debt

Uni-Abuja’s Trying Times: A deadline, a vice chancellor and the fate of 500 students

FG to Boko Haram: Grab offer of dialogue now

Project Implementation Palaver: Challenges of the Second Niger Bridge, by Hon. Ozomgbachi

Sports Guard: Ferguson: Eating one’s humble pie

Buhari, Jonathan, PDP, CPC, ACN in festival of attacks

Bamangar Tukur in the eyes of his people

House Matters: The Fools’ Errand Called Constitutional Review : The duplication of efforts by the Senate and House

Days of ethnic politics is over in Edo, Oshiomhole tells PDP

Clearing the Bayelsa rot

Labour can not be used to bring down any govt – Esele, TUC President-General

Oil thieves held in military dawn raid

National Assembly Committee suspends power projects in Rivers

NIGERIA’S PECULIAR POLITICS OF SUCCESSION: Deconstructing the processes that led to CPC’s loss in 2011

Terrorism is political – Catholic priest

On the water

Weightlifting coach sure of medal at London Olympics

The death of a good man

Senate Session: Shocking Economic Management Logic: NCC: N2.2b for monitoring; N1.17b fine to be paid

Hypertension: Regular monitoring prevents complications, sudden death

Blame Christians for Nigeria’s woes – Bishop

What is new in Lagos, 1,800 days on?

The name 10-10 opens doors for me – Omokaro

We are poised to unbundle Abuja – FCT Ministry

Iroko and the aggressors

S-South Agenda: BRACED for regional growth

B-r-e-a-k-i-n-g N-e-w-s: Chelsea win Champions League

Spot-on Drogba the hero as Chelsea sink Bayern

NJC vs. Salami: Nigerian justice system on trial

Champions League: Di Matteo to start 22-yr-old Bertrand!

West African ministers tackle Mali, Guinea-Bissau crises

Sharapova, Li in Rome final as Serena pulls out

Premier League: West Ham sink Blackpool to clinch promotion

Breaking news: Bomb factory uncovered in Jos

Customs solicit sultanate support to fight smuggling

Norwich confirm Holt transfer request rejected

Van Persie ready to make his mark at Euro 2012

Ronaldo determined not to flunk Euro test

All eyes on Munich as Chelsea, Bayern face off

Obama, Hollande, others to focus on Europe’s woes at Camp David

Jonathan seeks intensify prayers for Nigeria

Guest at Concorde Hotel slumps, dies in Owerri

UEFA Final: Can Chelsea break the winless jinx?

Cameron, Merkel to watch Bayern Munich & Chelsea battle

2015: Jonathan has constitutional right to run – Mbagwu

Shocker ! Man,60, arraigned for raping 20-yr old man

Pre- paid meter will halt ‘crazy bills’ – Nigerians

FG sends delegation to plead for Nigerians on death row overseas

How to make Asaba airport a hub – Uduaghan

FG loses $7billion to crude oil theft

Friday, May 18, 2012

FG denies having neglected military pensioners

Edo 2012: INEC postpones fresh voters registration

FG bans pregnant women from hajj

Edo 2012 guber: Ogbemudia group meets with Oshiomhole, Airhiavbere

Another shake-up in Police Force: 67 ACPs, 70 CSPs redeployed

Salami’s recall: I’ll not lobby to be confirmed – Ag PCA

True story of Uche Jombo’s arrest, release

Highlife great, Ochonma stages a come-back

FG, States, LGs share N563.089 billion

Police arrest pastor for robbery

Most Wanted Trans-border Kidnappers: How police arrested suspects 5 yrs after

Unions mourn Bafyau

Nigeria’s problem didn’t start from my regime – Jonathan

Kaduna’s unsung victims of terrorists’ attacks

Why distribution of pre-paid meter is slow – Adeyanju

Champions League: We all have equal chances – Ogunbote

Security breach: FAAN arrests 216 persons

Latest on burnt housewife: Doctor frustrates NGOs, stops transfer for better treatment

Nigerian men are gold diggers – Lizzy Anjorin

Obama opens G8 summit at Camp David

Amnesty Programme: Only President Jonathan can include Itsekiri youths – Kuku

Inner beauty means more to me – Ayuk,MBGN

Players’ performance excites Bosso d with

Ferguson: Eating one’s humble pie

Buhari: PDP suffers from selective amnesia, says Tinubu

I like decency, not flamboyancy – Bode Adediji

Glo launches special Sim for Ogun traders

Young talents discovered at Enugu Inter House competition

Can Chelsea break the Champions League winless jinx?

Bayern boss wary of ‘outstanding actor’ Drogba

Nigerian Racing Eagles to race in 12 GRC series

First troops of west African force arrive in G.Bissau

Damiete Charles Granville: I was merely a girl but now I am a lady

Police in Benin arrest electoral offenders, says Oshiomhole

Military government responsible problems in the north, say Lamido, Shema

Nigeria to launch 3 satellites

Capello not in talks with Chelsea – son

Anambra to feature over 200 masquerades for 2012 New Yam Festival

15 killed, 6 injured in auto crash in Maiduguri

Why Salami should not be reinstated

TRIBUTE: My Mother, My Mentor

Don Jazzy Finally Breaks Silence: ‘My integrity was never damaged’

Jonathan now eats locally produced rice from Abakaliki – Maku

Lufthansa yet to pay N2.198bn to NCAA

FG doctors to join striking colleagues in Lagos

FG to concession Apapa-Oshodi expressway

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Counsel’s change stalls sacked workers’ suit

Fire outbreaks: 13 killed in Delta

FG trains 1m youths

FG reviews projects, consultancy remunerations

Why we exempted Itsekiri youths from Amnesty – Kuku

Call Buhari to order, cleric tells Jonathan

National confab: ACF may shift ground after talks with NSG

Buhari: Power is transient – Buba Galadima

How to achieve Vision 20:2020, by experts

Police kill bank robbery suspect

S-East PDP blasts Buhari

2015: Northern govs unite for Presidency

Armed Forces ready for any crisis – Minister

Buhari’s statement treasonable – Arewa Youths

Soldiers allegedly beat driver to death in Edo

MWUN tasks workers on smuggled weapons

Lagosians tasked on constitution amendment

Sharia: Zamfara rehabilitates amputees

Sen Okonkwo tasks S-East govs on development

Nwobu-Alor dismisses expulsion from APGA

Pay 13% derivation directly to communities – Urhobo youths

FCTA plans 5,000 housing units

Moses worth N2.5b, says Wigan boss

Taking lesson on falconry at the desert

N18,000 minimum wage: Zamfara workers begin strike

AMALGAMATION OF 1914: Was it a mistake?

Conduct council polls, Reps urge 25 govs

Nigeria, India top global maternal deaths – UN

Fuel subsidy report: Nigerians must take action – Prof Adeyeye

Disco legend Donna Summer dies at 63

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL: Kanu, Finidi beckon Mikel

Falconets fish for goals in Congo

SHELL assures FG of improved gas supply

Nigeria to send astronauts to space by 2015

Port Harcourt blast kills bus driver

Breaking news: Two feared dead as bomb blast rocks P-Harcourt

Obeying Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of human needs

Edo 2012: INEC summons Oshiomhole, Airhiavbere, others to Abuja

SSS parades 23-yr-old lady, 8 others suspected robbers in Anambra

Stockbroker, 2 others accused of stealing N.141m

Police arrest 7 suspected kidnappers, recover N1.6m ransom

Electricity in every language

Death of househelp: Prosecutor calls 3 witnesses

Explosions rock two primary schools in Kano

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Salami: We ‘ll not interfere – PDP

Why govs oppose Sovereign Wealth Fund – Fashola

LCCI decries high interest rate

Alleged N36m fraud: Deji Abiola: Witness become ill in witness box

Media professionals to promote peaceful region

Gunmen kill journalist in Benin

Healthcare service delivery dead – UCTH CMD

FG cautions politicians against inflammatory remarks

1 dies, 15 pupils injured in Ibadan auto crash

LG polls: Ilaro boils as youths go on rampage

Eagles storm Calabar May 27

UNILAG refuses to let Sofoluwe’s candle go out

Buhari dares Jonathan: Arrest me if you can

Students’ unions ask ICPC to probe tertiary institutions

Robbery: 3 sentenced to death 7 yrs after

River Basin Authority boss killed in Anambra

Constitution Review: Reps’ plan to cage Governors

Imo specialist hospital workers’ begin strike over irregular payment of salaries

Reps probe security at airports

The Sofoluwe we know – Unilag Staff, students

UNILAG VC for burial May 31

PDP slams Fayemi over council workers pay

Fire wrecks havoc in Osogbo

NFF board will not jettison our report – Toro

Falconets off to Congo DR

SONigeria set to feature in Winter Games

Ehiosun, Egwueke, swell Eagles camp

Nigeria receives Japan’s N2b grant for solar energy

Former NLC president, Pascal Bafyau is dead

NLC, FG, mourn Bafyau

ACN denounces crude attacks on Buhari

Warlord Charles Taylor accuses UN prosecutors of bribery

Ferdinand out of England Euro squad

INEC, APGA and leadership in Igboland (2)

My husband wants to use me for ritual, woman tells court

Aliko Dangote targets 33m tonnes of cement by 2015

US vows not to lift sanctions Mugabe, Zimbabwe

Lagos needs 540m gallons of water daily

Boko Haram carries out 118 attacks, kills 308 people – minister

Kidnappers abduct 6-yr-old girl in Enugu

Transportation – A complete change

A-L-L-E-D-G-E-D S-U-I-C-I-D-E: Police arrest man over death of wife in Enugu

Lawmaker addresses Shettima’s aide as ‘Your Excellency’

Varsity student to die by hanging for killing parents, siblings

Ogun denies taking N40bn Brazilian loan

Kidnapping: Narrow escape for royal father

Jonathan sued over move to reinstate Salami

Nigeria, France sign N3.14b MoU on power transmission

Inflation rises to 12.9%, driven by non-food items

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Lagos Assembly sets up c’ttee on constitution amendment

Rampage: Police arrest 11 Adeyemi college students

NBA to mediate Lagos govt, striking doctors’ impasse

Bring IGI MD, others in handcuffs, Senate orders IG

Restore Aondoakaa if Salami is reinstated -Tsav

2015 elections: FG, PDP, others attack Buhari

Lagos House directs Mushin LG to sack Ladipo traders exco

FIFA names Sudanese refs for Eagles, Namibia

Ladoja, Akala should not be walking freely – Lam Adesina

Crash in Capital Market ‘ll happen again – Soludo

NDLEA nabs 41 drug pushers in Delta

WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS: Keshi names Eagles tomorrow

Court sentences undergraduate to death for killing parents, siblings

EFCC, ICPC uncover fraud in FCT land administration

EFCC, ICPC, CCB strategise on prosecution of alleged oil thieves

Court shifts NURTW members’ bail plea till June 4

Dirge to Comrade Oyerinde

Osun: Reforming the education policy and its standard

Okoya-Thomas, Odogwu, Galadima, Kofo Nwokedi bag NOC Patrons

Doctors sack: Fashola, ACN must account for causalities – PDP

London airport queues ‘depend on wind’ – minister

Sunshine wary of North Africans

Lagos makes case for state police to curb terrorism

‘Two tech revolutions’ll change the world in 2016 ‘

Half of 2014 World Cup stadiums a concern FIFA

Jonathan reacts to Buhari’s statement on blood shed in 2015

National Assembly favours regional govt., says Lanlehin

100 couples in Kano’s mass wedding

FG gives reason for delay in corps members’ allowance

Bomb hits UN convoy in Syria again

WHO admits FRSC into UN safety body

Facebook third largest country if …

Nigeria, Cameroon to jointly exploit hydrocarbons

Thousands witness Kano’s first mass wedding

Vigilante nabs 3 over alleged theft of lunatic’s day-old baby

Gunmen invade monarch’s palace in Ebonyi…cart away N10m

‘Defrauding people is the only job I know how to do best’

Sarkozy leaves Elysee Palace for uncertain future

Hollande sworn in as French president

Davido collaborates with Akon

75% electricity to come from natural gas – Nnaji

EFCC lauches manhunt for FAAN MD

Monday, May 14, 2012

Again, outage grounds Lagos airport

Igarra foiled bank robbery: Police quiz bank officials

14 oil wells suit: S’Court fixes July 30 for ruling

This government is tired of strikes – Dr. Jide Idris

Court dismisses Bank PHB’s suit against FG, CBN, Keystone

Salami splits PDP leadership

A stuck Exchange

N2bn fraud: Court okays trial of Sylva’s aides

UNILORIN 44 call for VC’s arrest, detention

Lagos evacuates 2000 abandoned vehicles

ACN prunes Ondo guber aspirants from 30 to 5

Petroleum, FCT ministers targets of rumoured cabinet reshuffle

Benue varsity medical students protest non-graduation after 10yrs

Strike, sack, evict and there are no doctors!

Are Chinese brands becoming threat to others?

Textile workers condemn sack of 778 doctors by Lagos govt

PHCN privatisation: BPE to name winner in October

Etisalat, MTN react to NCC’s N1.17bn penalty

Ondo students on rampage over alleged death of 20 colleagues

Cultists dare police, kill one in Bayelsa

Edo Guber: The bloody side

2015 ‘ll be bloody if…- Buhari

Ogboru asks S’Court to reverse judgment on Delta guber poll

Sterling Bank: Growth for steady returns

Experts explore use of concrete in road pavement

Edo PDP denies plan to manipulate voters’ register

PHCN nabs two vandals

Supply improvement: NERC calls for embedded power

Chime vs other PDP guber aspirants: Anxiety in Enugu over judgment delay

Only God’ll rescue Nigeria from insecurity, economic woes – Bishop Ide

NDDC invites EFCC, ICPC to investigate its activities

Sharing leadership experience: The South-South and Rwanda

Port reform and superflous agencies

Shareholders seek prosecution of fraudulent operators

Stakeholders fault Nddc states governors’ forum

Why we evicted under bridge squatters, trucks in Apapa – Lagos Govt

Optometrist Board shuts fake eye clinic

Robbers kill DPO, 5 policemen, 2 soldiers, 3 civilians

Doctors’ sack: We’ ve shortlisted 55 locum staff for employment – Prof Oke

Obama camp assails ‘vampire’ Romney in new ad

Revenue allocation: FG asks S-Court to dismiss 16 Northern states’ suit

Journalists plan govt boycott over unrest

Nigeria needs one land-line per household – Oyewunmi

Ban Ki-moon suffers fracture in football fall

TUC condemns registration of another labour movement

Between the Federal Govt and airline operators

Raising Abia from bended knees

Nigeria to deploy troops to G.Bissau

Many killed as gunmen raid villages in Adamawa

Where are the cabals?

Van Nistelrooy take abow retires

Security agencies ignore Jang’s directive to enforce “okada” ban

Please don’t separate us, husband begs court

Bishop calls for establishment of National Peace Commission

Doctor remanded over N13m fraud

Keshi advises Kogi govt to establish club for Premier League

81,565 students sat for unity schools’ exams – NECO

Don’t dialogue with Boko Haram, Community Leader warns FG

NLC petitions Jonathan over dismember plot

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Water, not ordinary

We are concerned about substandard goods from China – Aganga

Eviction of Lagos doctors: Fashola issues counter order

Current leaders have failed our founding fathers – Kukah, Sanusi

Jonathan, academic community mourn late Unilag VC, Shofoluwe

Ondo govt alleges plot to distabilise state

Terrorism: IGP bans illegal use of tinted glasses, sirens, others

How we plotted Omoboriowo’s victory – Sen Uba Ahmed

Reps summon Minister over Egypt’s deportation of Nigerians

Fayemi, Oni trade words on Justice Salami’s reinstatement

Babatope to Jonathan: Don’t reinstate Justice Salami

Robbers torment Ibadan residents

Where’s Chisom? Ask parents of run-away child

Lab scientists decry harassment by doctors, hospitals

Aregbesola urges prayers over nation’s ills

The putrid mess also in CBN! (2)

Ugbe as metaphor for Calabar’s success …. Women on the ball

How Custom Officers stole my N2m – Police Inspector

Gunmen kill six policemen, in Borno, Zamfara

Government still seeking suitable mortgage system for Nigeria – Minister

FDI: Our own worst enemy (Asaba Airport as case study) – 1

NACCIMA asks FG to legalise illegal refineries

Plot to discredit Jonathan over insecurity’ll fail – First Lady

The Nigerian Stock Market: Strategies for recovery, rebound and practical bailout options

Jonathan re-assures Nigerians of dividends of democracy

Fan shot dead, 36 hurt in Turkish league violence

NNPC, Chevron, others donate chest clinic to Anambra

Knorr steps up growth through brand extension

CEO resigns over credentials flap

Babalola, Abinu rule CBN Tennis

Ike, West Africa Renaissance Group CEO, joins Guinness Nigeria Board

Shonubi now MD/CEO of Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System

Gunmen in sporadic shooting, kill 3

Ara, Weird MC take old drum beats schools

SportsGuard: Allowing Abuja National Stadium decay

NFF to launch U-15 tourney in honour of Yekini

Total stops gas leak in Rivers

Nigeria 2nd in global maternal deaths – NGO

Heartland, Wolves crash, Sunshine qualify

United win in vain after City fightback

Arsenal seal third place thanks to Fulop blunders

D-Banner Africa, C23 boost digital advertisement

Bolton relegated after draw at Stoke

Yahoo! CEO to resign over credentials flap

Amazing City seal Premier League

Edo communal clash claims 10 houses

Gunmen kill kick boxing medalist in A/Ibom

FG targets 6 months for completion of power project -Nnaji

China not out to colonise Africa economically – Officials

Youths protest murder of a man in Zaria over N250

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Accept FG’s invitation for dialogue, Owie tells Boko Haram

NCMM lists monuments for World Heritage

Ndigbo needs roadmap for 2015 – Youths coalition

The battle over GSM base stations, masts

Egypt funeral turns happy after dead man awakes

CAF Champions League: Ogunbote not underrating Djoliba

VC suffers heart attack twice in 24 hrs; dies

Terrorism: More Muslims are killed than Christians – Joji, Arewa Chief

A widow’s horrifying night: ‘Assailants were drinking while my husband battled for life’

War of the ladies: Intrigues, allegations and counter allegations trail SEC

How we pulled through the civil war years, by Ike Ekweremadu

1.1 million Nigerians are blind — Ophthalmologist

EKO 2012 National Sports Festival: Watch out for Lagos – Oshodi

JUSTICE FOR SALE: How some retired and serving judges, senior lawyers pervert justice

2015: Jonathan made no commitment to the North – Orubebe

Vice-Chancellors mourn Sofoluwe’s demise

Justice Ayo Salami: Lagos lawmakers hail NJC

Focus on youth development…KFA urges FG

Insecurity: Appraising Azazi’s command-control prognosis

Get rid of cabal in power sector – Fashola urges

UNILAG VC, Prof Sofoluwe is dead

Six policemen beat colleague to coma

2015: Jonathan is qualified to contest – PDP boss

2015: We will not campaign to Nigerians if we fail Nigerians now – PDP

Oil subsidy report: President Jonathan’s litmus test on fight corruption

Friday, May 11, 2012

Terrorsim: Arewa group urges Gov Aliyu to resign

Doctors’ strike imminent nationwide… if

Gov Fayemi, ACN, others hail NJC’s call to reinstate Salami

Why Yekini withdrew from football activities – Adisa

We are being dehumanised – Soyinka

Nigerians doubt Jonathan’s ability to act

PHCN: BPE sends final bid documents to prospective investors

Suswam, deputy at loggerhead over dissolution of councils

Robbers burgle Ogun IRS, cart away  N20m

EKWEREMADU: A Golden Journey With Destiny

NCC slams MTN,  ETISALAT, Airtel, Glo with N1.17b penalty over poor quality of service

Gringori’s family demands apology from mockers

*will oteh get a fair hearing?

Funke Akindele, TK shine at ZUMA awards

Gombe Varsity Explosion: Controversy Brews

JTF nabs terrorists’ head of operations, wife as explosions rock Maiduguri

TERROR ATTACKS: Fear grips students

ABS v Akwa: Dogo confident of victory

No rest for the living

Former Edo deputy Gov Obadan, others dump PDP for ACN

YEKINI: How Abacha, team-mates contributed to Yekini’s demise

Dance queen, Kaffy set to wed

No regret working for Oshiomhole again – Afegbua

Imo State boils as kidnappers invade homes, rape mother of five, kidnap kids

Nigerians react to fuel subsidy probe

Every man has something in him to make him great – Ehigiamusoe

Nigerians were unfair to Yekini – Ladipo, King

It is wrong for women to always depend on men for everything – Awosika

Chelsea duo in race for Champions League final

BOSG employed 1,500 youths as environmental vanguards

Gulder Ultimate Five-Aside hits Port Harcourt

Blasts, gunshots rock Maiduguri

Oshiomhole orders renaming of Anenih’s street after Oyerinde

FCT: Two million Nigerians in search of affordable shelter – Faboro

Facebook co-founder Saverin gives up US citizenship

JTF arrests suspected sect leader, wife in Kano

The beauty of silence

Employee docked over alleged N287,000 fraud

NDLEA impounds 443 kg of narcotics

Total says gas leak to cost up to $400 mn

Ndigbo and 2015: Now is the time (2)

Bizman slams N1bn suit on police for alleged assault, torture

A capital market in coma

Maigari leads NFF team to Yekini’s prayer

6 days after, kidnappers free Ogun doctor

Insecurity: Blame FG, not governors – Tinubu

What happens to K-Switch?

Lagos govt evicts sacked doctors

EFCC to arraign Hembe, Azubogu over SEC’s N44m bribery scandal

Kidnap gang leader kills member, throws body into river

NJC: Will Jonathan reinstate Salami?

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Dana Air in emergency landing at MMIA

Find The Killers Or …

Junior athletes ruffle feathers at Pastor Olukoya’s meet

Customs arrest smuggler that ran into Amosun’s convoy

Let’s eradicate rickets

The big and the mighty on Big Brother StarGame

Muna apologises to Mode 9

Alleged N7.9m fraud: Ex-Vanguard staff’s trial adjourned till May 21

Attack on varsities: Education minister cries to FG for solution

NIGERIA – 1914 TO DATE: The chequered journey so far

TERRORISM: FG opts for dialogue

Calabar to host Eagles!

Contempt: FAAN MD knows fate May 30

Hurricane Fashola visits Apapa, demolishes illegal structures

FUEL SUBSIDY REPORT: The cabal fights back

FG ready to implement 2009 agreement with NASU – Wogu

Economic development: Sensible policies revisited

Chevron opens economic centre for N-Delta devt

Insecurity in Nigeria, a national embarrassment – Governors

NUJ President laments killing of journalists

Lagos disburses N32m worth of agricultural inputs to farmers

ONDO ACN GUBER: ACN must take over – Ajatta

Tanker drivers to FG: We won’t leave Abuja-Kaduna road until…

Road accident victims deserve payout from govt – Oyebode

NYSC DG appeals to Imo govt

Hearing on Gbenga Daniel’s N1bn suit for May 31

Ondo ACN aspirants in battle of wits over guber ticket

Union Bank drags aggrieved retirees to court over gratuity

ONDO ACN GUBER: I count on experience – Abrahams

Delta School of Health students on rampage

Vandals destroy PHCN’s N5m equipment in Enugu

Taiwo prays for miracle escape at City

Suspected kidnapper of Warri journalist arraigned

Health workers urged to call off strike

Senate c’tte slashes drivers’licence, number plate to N4000, N8400

They killed Oyerinde in my stead – Oshiomhole

Lagos issues new driver’s licence for N6,000

Non-indigenes endorse Mimiko’s for 2nd tenure

Delta school of health students on rampage over non payment of allowance

Oyerinde, slain Oshiomole’s aide, buried in Ede

NJC recalls Justice Ayo Salami

Obafemi ‘catches cold’ in Russia

Windstorm: NEMA warns south-south states to get prepared

Oil marketers begin importation for second quarter

Nigerian gynaecologist killed in Cameroon

16 persons, nine vehicles declared missing in Abia

Herdsmen hack to death sleeping family of seven

OPEC ups 2012 world oil demand forecast

South-South U-18 boxing talents to be harnessed

Court okays EFCC’s request to arraign Hembe, Azubogu

Industrialist laments lack of conducive environment for growth of businesses

Damascus suicide blasts kill 55, hurt 372

Sen. Omisore sues National Mirror for alleged libel

Ndigbo and 2015: Now is the time

Abia varsity students appeal to Orji over fees hike

Atuche wants nationalised banks returned to original owners

2 die after dose of banned Gentamycin injection

N439m pension scam: Ex-Director secures N50m bail

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Doctors protesting colleague’s kidnap shut down Ogun

Sabotage caused PDP Imo guber – Kema Chikwe

FEC okays N8.5bn for bridges in Edo, rehabilitation of Umuahia-Owerri road

Koton Karfe prison attack blamed on congestion

Nigeria makes electric car, power bike

ACN’s winding road to controlling Oyo Assembly

Senate sets Sept deadline for 2013 budget

Two jailed for threatening to kill woman over N3.5m

Anxiety as cults spring up in primary, secondary schools

Crisis: APGA chiefs dance naked

NFF sacks over-age Eaglets

Enduring Cleansing Apapa Expressway

Rashidi Yekini and our compassion deficiency

Demotion in rank

Lagos taskforce recovers arms, munition, charms, others at Apapa

Those indicted in oil subsidy probe ‘ll face justice – Tambuwal

Keshi has inspired me – Uche kalu

Auto firms threaten to withdraw palliatives buses over huge debt

NGO launches appeal fund for burnt housewife

Adeboye in London, calls for World peace

No plan to sack ministers – Presidency

Lagos govt vs sacked doctors: Court adjourns suit to June 16

Cremation Law optional for Lagosians – Govt

JTF kill Islamist militant in restive Maiduguri

Brazil shelves plans to build new nuclear plants

Yekini – One More Unsung Hero

There was no explosion at Lagos Airport – FAAN

NOA launches Transform Nigeria campaign

Policeman impregnates kidnapped victim

Understanding the paranoia over Edo guber race

Blast hits UN observer convoy in Syria

Eight docked for pasting “Yuguda for President in 2015″ posters

CTF offers Nigeria $285m funding for electricity, mass transportation

ECOWAS regional crises takes Jonathan to I.Coast

Abia basking under stable energy evacuation

Hodgson to name England squad on May 16

Over 100m Nigerians have no official identity – NIMC

Time to stop judging Azazi through distorted prisms

Military arrests foreign ‘oil thieves’

German plans to eat 49 exotic lizards for lunch

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Eze-elect, another kidnapped in Imo

Death averted in Owerri as gate collapses

Health workers begin strike nationwide

Yekini: Speaker urges colleagues not to blame government

Breaking news: Three bombs uncovered in Bayero varsity Kano

UN Genocide Tribunal swears in judges for Rwandan genocide

UNESCO says killers of journalist must be brought to justice

Boko Haram: Go tell it to Mr. President

Bayelsa: Building a united and prosperous state

Man, 31, sentenced to 6 months in prison for theft

FG urged to track down Oyerinde’s killers

Eagles open camp with tears for Yekini

Witness shows court how N200m was deposited into Daniel’s firm’s account

CJN vows to punish judges over lateness to court

Lagos sacks 788 striking doctors

Fashola blames terrorists’ attacks on Malians, Chadians

Yekini is irreplaceable – Chukwu

Mob kills policeman in Nsukka

Ex-Director in prison custody over N439m pension funds scam

Alleged N36m fraud: Court cautions EFCC for delay in Deji Abiola’s trial

FG raises alarm over cultism in primary, secondary schools

Igbo must produce president in 2015 – Ezeife

Oyo floats N5m endowment for Yekini’s children

Zamfara – The Children Still Dying

Don Jazzy’s new album without D’Banj – A review

Monday, May 07, 2012

Stop campaigning with Oba’s name, BTC tells politicians

Nigeria vs S.Africa contest may show limits of GDP

Fashola sacks striking doctors

Aston Biz School, TYM partner on leadership course

Gunmen kill Lebanese, abduct another in Kaduna

Keshi leads Eagles coaches to sign Yekini’s condolence register

Shell discovers two new leaks on Trans Niger pipeline

Greensprings/Kanu Football Camp open to all – Director

US foils Al-Qaeda bomb plot against airliner

Road crash kills 13 in Bauchi

Chelsea fans club wants Mikel’s recall to Super Eagles

2 medical personnel docked for rape

Ivorian stars Toure, Drogba score key goals

A serial killer on rampage

At last! Don Jazzy unveils own record label

Militants behead two soldiers

Man, 40, sentenced 3 months in prison for breach of trust

Obama, Merkel others reach out to France’s Hollande

Oba’s endorsement of Oshiomhole and Airhiavbere’s dilemma

Jonathan congratulates French president-elect

Isabella wins Most Beautiful girl in Nigeria 2012 pageant

Olaitan: Former US Ambassador, Ihonvbere, Edebiri flay killing

France hails new leader amid new eurozone debt concern

New number plate, catalyst to combat terrorism – SSS DG

Sunday, May 06, 2012

Nigeria – Mistake Since When?

Microsoft spotlights opportunity divide for youth

Oyerinde: IG offers N10m for information on assassins

Doctor, pharmacist docked for rape in Edo

Suspicious men storms Daily Trust’s publisher’s residence in Abuja

Taskforce battle Islamic kills four

Firm appeals court order on use of Honeywell as name

Bi-Courtney loses in court

Some Northern elders shielding Boko Haram members, sponsors – Northern Christians

Fourth-tier policy: Okorocha sacks NULGE officials

Police flagoff biometric registration of automobiles

Safety, health workers warned against hazards

Ikot Akpan Udo crisis: Royal father charges A-Ibom gov

Airhiavebre to Oshiomhole: Stop your campaign of calumny

Five most memorable moments of Yekini

NPAN condemns attacks on media houses

2015: So what’s on Jonathan’s mind?

Alleged N6.5bn fraud: Sylva appears in court tomorrow

Eurobonds expose Nigerian banks to foreign exchange risk

Lagos Assembly invites doctors, commissioner to end strike

ACN blames insecurity on FG

Another banking crisis coming up – 2

Inflation: Nigerians should not sacrifice milk consumption -Wamco boss

Substandard products: SON seals four warehouses in Onitsha

Before the anti-GEJ marches begin

Abandoned dam: FG asked to recover N289m paid to contractors

Bill to castrate CBN: In whose interest?

National Tax policy guidelines and rules

Uduaghan clears air on cost of Asaba Airport runway expansion

Pension Task Force in N127m mess

Inadequate funding frustrates Maritime Academy

HMO promises better health care

Taxation will assist govt’s transformation agenda – CITN

FG to regulate conferment of chieftaincy

Apapa-Oshodi expressway: Govt rules out extension of ultimatum

Yekini’s death hits sour note

Akwa Ibom: Maintaining development momentum

Gov. Orji condoles with Rashidi Yekini family

Day Yekini refused to play against Eagles – Kalu

Vitoria Setubal to honour Yekini

Relocation of markets: We informed traders – Abia govt

Enugu dep gov laments high rate of unemployment

Nigeria urged to show commitment on child lead poisoning

Sarkozy accepts defeat in Polls

How we can accomplish Nigeria’s mission, by Wole Soyinka (2)

JTF raid terrorists hideout, kill four

Ten-man Spurs kept outside top three by Villa draw

French election: Hollande set for victory

City trash Newcastle 2-0…keep title in sight

2015: We are not bothered about Jonathan’s ambition – ACN

JTF kills four in Kano

9/11 defendants charged in Guantanamo court

Gunmen shoot dead three at wedding party

Chelsea won’t rush Di Matteo decision

Edu Commissioner warns school heads over extortion in Abia

Rainstorm kills eight in Zamfara

S – African traditional leaders attack gay rights

Saturday, May 05, 2012

Mushin boils over re-run election

Which Way Boko Haram; Which Way President Jonathan?

Why FG must dialogue with Boko Haram now – Lateef Adegbite

Anambra 2014: Uba begins race for gov

Can churches here promote women’s rights?

2012 first quarter deadline: Where is the cement?

How I escaped twice from kidnappers in two months, says deaf & dumb victim

The family in International Relations and Global Harmony (1)

Olaitan: Oshiomhole, ACN should look inwards for killers – PDP

Ibori: I have learnt not to trust human beings – Uduaghan

President Jonathan should summon courage – Prelate Makinde

Simple pleasures

Bishop Idowu-Fearon Asks: Murder in the name of which God?

BARRACK OBAMA DOES NOT EXIST

Olu of Warri’s 25th anniversary boat regatta unites Itsekiri, Ijaw

How Lebanese murdered bureau de change operator over $50,000

5-yr-old terror survivor cries out: ‘Why should anyone want me dead?’

2015 not on my mind – Jonathan

EDO GUBER: Oshiomhole defies odds, launches second term bid

Native Doctor

Harsh economic situation responsible for violence against women – Olushola Akai

Sports Minister, NFF mourn with Yekini’s family

Yekini buried amid tears, eulogies

Edo PDP denies complicity in assassination of Oshiomhole’s aide

Nigerian writer, Babatude shortlisted for 2012 Caine Prize

Oct 20: Mimiko declares Ondo no-go area

LASG acquires 30 new fire-fighting vehicles

Jailbreak foiled in Ivorian prison

Terrorist attacks in Nigeria, Afghanistan, others threat to int’l peace – Ban

Ogun govt to start community-based healthcare insurance scheme

9/11 mastermind, co-plotters to be arraigned

Jonathan should keep to his one term promise – Raph Obioha

Police arrest 3 kidnap suspects, rescue victim

Osun govt to feed pupils on cocoyam-based formula

FG promises 5 million jobs by 2015

Political tension heightened as Oshiomhole’s aide is assassinated

Bishop declares 10 murdered Catholics martyrs

Jonathan: It’s annoying to talk about second term now – Ukoh

Friday, May 04, 2012

Jonathan must resist call for NSA removal – Joseph Evah

Court stops ban of Okada by Lagos govt

Two killed as gunmen attack prison, police station

Time of politicking is over, we’re in for governance – Senator Ben Obi

Police refute Bomb scare in Abuja

Ex-MEND leader cautions Northern leaders on terrorism

Actress Anita Joseph abducted, Toyota FJ stolen

Police arrest robbers dressed in military uniforms

Should Jonathan run in 2015?

Certificate forgery: Gov Suswam opens, closes case in court

Tension in Warri over boat regatta… as residents flee oil city

Reactions trail Oyerinde’s death

2015: Jonathan has the right to run again – Gowon, Umar, others

Uduaghan moves to avert crisis between Ijaw, Itsekiri

Why Edo Central must support Oshiomhole – Prince Okojie

How three journalists died in auto crash

Genevieve, Mercy Johnson, Omotola to battle for NMA Best Actress award

Abducted former Imo Speaker released

New African Magic channels debuts

Day FirstBank energised arts and showbiz with Umoja

Gringory goes home today

50,000 policemen to undergo retraining – IG

Big Brother StarGame unveils Goldie as housemate

Behold, Terrors of our Highways!

Uduaghan now Chairman, Forum of Governors of NDDC states

Our mission is to eradicate poor quality doors, building materials – Onyeka

The Jeep invasion

Aftermath of failed AGN election: Segun Arinze resigns as president?

NIS programmes repositioned – Ikhioya

2nd term for Jonathan divides Nigerians

Oyedepo opens Covenant varsity Campus in C-River

Keshi awaits Sidney’s call

We’re committed to free Education – Amosun

My dad inspired me on Inale – Keke

I learnt designing from my mother – Brodoh

OGHA passes 30 bills, 120 resolutions in one year – Adekunbi

Faith without works is dead

Why we lost to Sharks – ABS TM

B-r-e-a-k-i-n-g N-e-w-s: Legendary footballer, Rashidi Yekini dies at 49

Julius Berger agrees to return to Bayelsa

I was not ‘a babd girl’ berfore millions – Karen

Focus on youth development, KFA urges FG

Airtel to showcase Nigeria’s largest 3.75G network at ICT congress

Tuface weds Annie secretly

Shell cuts oil output over theft

Fashola apologises to Lagosians over Doctors’ strike

ACN condemns killing of Oshiomhole’s Principal Secretary

Arsenal ready to tour of Asia, Nigeria

Cultists threaten Bayelsa police boss

Hoodlums kidnap pharmacist in Owerri

Cement company spends N36 million on youth training

Uduaghan vows to investigate corruption in civil service recruitment

Journalists now face “dire threats” – Ban Ki-moon

Gunmen kill Oshiomhole’s aide in Benin

Journalists call for protection, insurance cover

Stranded Sunshine FC players safe in Mali – Commissioner

Terry hails Chelsea Di Matteo’s impact

Market women endorse Mimiko’s 2nd term bid

Insecurity: Gowon, Oritsejafor, Adeboye meet in Ibadan

NCC queries MTN over poor services

Delta to weed out unqualified teachers

Soldiers kill robbers in Delta shoot-out, recover AK-47 rifles

FA Cup final: Mikel eyes Nigerian milestone

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Journalists manhandled, locked up in PPRO’s office over Saraki

JTF destroys 600 illegal refineries in Delta

Kola nut: Nigeria’s seed of togetherness

Tax revenue enhances sustainable devt, says CITN President

First Bank invests N500bn in Nigeria’s oil, gas projects

Is it a mistake?

Renounce cultism or spend 10yrs in jail – Dickson

ThisDay: NSITF to compensate bereaved families

FG set to begin new marginal rounds – DPR boss

Edo community wants probe of alleged killing of youth leader

Why I dumped PDP for ACN – Obadan

FG loans N276b to 5 million farmers in 2012

‘Borno not a failed state’

FG backs Lagos on moves to rid Apapa of tankers’ menace

World Press Freedom Day: Almost mum in Nigeria

Federal health workers to begin indefinite strike Monday

Politics, public service ‘ve been criminalised – Soludo

FG secures N6.6trn investment commitment

NDDC boss to encourage women participation in politics

Kogi set for coal-based IPP

Suswan blasts Northern leaders over terrorists attacks

Ex-minister wants state of emergency declared on corruption

NFF deeply concerned for Sunshine Stars’ contingent

Taraba signs N10bn roads project

Enugu govt shuts down 10 clinics, withdraws certificates of operation

Liverpool losses near £50 million

Malian solders storm Sunshine Stars hotel, as Ondo State plans rescue mission

NLC gives Zamfara 2-week ultimatum on minimum wage

Piracy cankerworm to nation’s economy – NCC

168 sanitation offenders pardoned in Bayelsa

Ferguson backs Ferdinand for England

Kebbi to adopt measures to assist students in exams

Mental health problems increasing among youths – Don

Oil prices extend losses on ample US supplies

Man jailed term for stealing computer

NASS to publish guidelines on constitutional amendment soon – Ekweremadu

Lawmaker, journalists escape death as suspected Fulanis attack village

34 killed in Potiskum market attack

Osun govt. to prosecute protesters over monarch’s rape case

2Face honours Annie Macaulay at album concert

Presidency denies Okah’s allegations against Jonathan

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Woman sets co-wife ablaze in Ebonyi

Fashola to striking doctors: Your demands ‘re impossible

Sale of nationalised banks to be completed in 2014

Deep offshore: Lack of preparation may rob Nigeria of ownership

Oshiomhole doles out N25m to family of late AIT staff

IG to Abia monarchs: Don’t harbour criminals in your domain

Forged certificate: WAEC Exam Officer named in Suswam’s case

Maduekwe wants those making reckless statements expelled from PDP

Lawmaker warns of possible revolution

Eko football brings Benitez to Lagos

Alleged murder of client: I acted in self-defence, sex worker tells court

FG too weak to stop terrorists – Bishops

Alleged rape: Ilowa residents protest in court over monarch’s trial

PDP put Edo in reverse gear – Oshiomhole

We use neem trees to combat desertification and create jobs – Dr. Jibunoh

Why we celebrate May Day – AUCPTRE

Will Justice Aloma Mukhtar become first female CJN?

Subsidy probe lacks credibility – Jonathan’s aide

INEC: Not business as usual for electoral offenders

Boko Haram: Chime gives scholarship to 6-yr-old orphan

Technical education crucial for future challenges – Education Commissioner

DSS nabs suspected explosive merchant in Kano

‘Sect killings could lead to war’

FEC okays N8.3bn contract for inland river ports, dredging of rivers

NFF to seek FG’s advice over Kaduna

The politics of national security

Reps want Sanusi’s cash donations probed

Nigerian writer, Babatunde, shortlisted for 2012 Caine Prize

CNPP appeals to Lagos govt, doctors to end strike

Tanus to partner sos Children’s Village on education

No part of Itsekiriland will be ceded to any group – Olu of Warri

Delta CP redeploys DPOs over high rate of kidnapping

Fashola after 1,800 days as gov shifts attention to waterways, others

Olympics: UK military prepare for ’9/11-type attack’

Messi is better than Ronaldo – Cruyff

Heartland, Dutch coach partways

The fraud, stealing and aftermath of subsidy regime in Nigeria

BOKO HARAM: Azazi’s bold position and America’s evasive posturing

Trapped Sunshine players speak of ‘scary’ situation

Oyegun dumps ANPP for ACN

DELSUTH moves to become centre of healthcare

SSS parades explosives merchant in Kano.

bin Laden raid most important day in White House – Obama

Suspected cultists went on rampage, kill one, destroy cars

Its unfair for Nigerians to pay N97 per liter of fuel – Lawmaker

Islamists demand 45 mln euros for hostages

UN gives Sudan, South Sudan 48 hours to halt hostilities

Man, 35, arraigned for reckless driving

Syria accused of war crimes, rebels kill 15

South Africa arrests 600 police officers for corruption.

Govt. purges civil service for better service – Kwankwaso

Nigerien emerges Chairman Lake Chad Basin Commission

CBN orders foreign airlines to submit information on ticket sales for 12 years

Nigeria’s unemployment cancer

Para-athlete chides Nigeria’s preparations for Paralympic Games

IG direct CPs to provide security for media offices

No hiding place for criminals, cultists in C-River, says CP

Security guard jailed 50yrs for robbery

ASUU urges FG to address nation’s security challenge

No to Radio Biafra in exile

FG confirms 9,000 PHCN causal workers – NUEE Leader

End of terrorism in sight, says Defence Minister

JTF destroys another bomb factory in Kano

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

May Day: Ebonyi workers boo Elechi

Fictitious names on Abia payroll – Orji

Insecurity: El Rufai cautions FG

More Than Laughing Stock

Lawmaker to lead protest over power outage in Sapele

BUK Muslims condole VC, Christians over killings

Oko poly re-opens after masquerades, students clash

Hoodlums waylay Amosun’s convoy

Hooliganism: NPL slams N3m fine on Sharks

Robbers kill pastor, 4 others in Ondo banks’ raid

Aregbesola lists gains of hard work

MAY DAY: I’ll no longer pay any wage imposed by FG – Fashola

We ‘ll rehabilitate sacked workers from other states – Obi

Oshiomhole asks IG to investigate auto crash

Labour appeals to striking Lagos doctors, govt to sink differences

Herbs, leaves, incomparable to orthodox medicines, says herbal doctor

Expensive sand

Ondo workers endorse Mimiko for 2nd term

ICT stakeholders shop for best consumer behaviour to cashless effort

Osun: Cloud around Aregbesola’s wars

Glo unites W-Africa operations with UNIWORLD card

PENGASSAN loses appeal to reinstate members sacked by Mobil

IT incubation committee faults varsity curriculum

Lebanese, 2 Nigerians arrested over death of bureau-de-change operator

BNC laments lack of federal projects in oil-rich LGA

Callouse – How pregnant woman poisoned rival’s son with chemical

Jonathan’s govt has no human face – Shehu Sani

FG assures on partnership between foreign, local oil firms

NUMBER PORTABILITY: Networks can’t charge subscribers – NCC

Nigerian leaders lack courage to tackle corruption – Sen. Anah

MAY DAY: Workers cry out over insecurity

FBN Life capitalises on FirstBank branches to distribute products

Cocoa growers fault FG on agric budget

Orji signs 2012 budget, reshuffles cabinet

Reign of terror at Oshodi/Shogunle in Lagos

Glo’s Ghana network takes off with 1.5m lines reserved

Aftermath of attempt to bomb church: Ikorodu under siege of fear

Man, 56 committed to prison custody for sexually assaulting 3-yr-old girl

NIG makes 2 internet entrepreneurs millionnaires

Oronsaye Report: Need for ICT-driven governance

Media not insulated from attacks – Oyegun

This is discrimination: Nigerian athletes cry out in US

Agric: New biodiversity project to improve nutrition, food security

IBM sets up foundation, targets $22bn market

India, Nigeria’s biggest trade partner – Envoy

IBM technology will help reduce drug counterfeiting – Sproxil

Obama in surprise Afghanistan trip

Gunmen kill three traders Yobe

NOSDRA and the intrigues of Oronsaye’s report

SNC ‘ll subjugate NASS – Gusau

PDP to ACN: Don’t distract Jonathan

Keshi picks 5 pros for Peru

Mimiko, Aregbesola and our integration plan – Gov Fayemi

Keshi calls up 5 foreign-based, 26 home-based players for Eagles’ friendly with Peru

Plateau discovers fake commisisoner on its payrol

IBM unveils software with capabilities on social media, cloud computing

May Day: Akpabio approves N18, 900 minimum wage

Borno lawmakers visit Lagos Assembly to learn pension law

Workers’ Day: MTN staff protest suspension of colleagues

Why SURE, not a sure way – Gaskia

Fresh unrest coming over planned hike in electricity tariff

FG restates commitment to eradication of lead poisoning

Asaba Summit:The wisdom in Azazi’s holistic view

Discard unhealthy rivalry for oil & gas business

NCRIB insist on compulsory registration of brokers

Terrorists at the gate

Steel workers threaten court action over lock out

N842.7bn post-NEITI audit: Long road to remediation

Bayelsa to develop deep sea port

Navy to pay woman N100m for harm to reproductive organs

Another bomb factory uncovered in Kano

Aggrieved Nembe youths threaten Shell operations

Man sentenced for detonating explosive

Erratic power supply: Nnaji apologises, says better days are ahead

PHCN requires N4.2bn to upgrade facilities in four states

Gas supply disruptions affect power availability

NDDC to complete existing projects –MD

The Koluama disaster

May Day: Workers are now poorer, insecure – Labour

Monday, April 30, 2012

NIGERIAN CONTENT: Measuring the gains

Who is sabotaging Nigeria’s electricity

Unfair labour practices, rights denial rule work places

NETCO announces completion of Shell’s Soku NAG project

Bayelsa owned Elebele Low Palm Estate; a wasting asset

Lack of live coverage halts Reps’ probe of capital market

Doctors’ strike: Patients groan in Lagos, Enugu

Another Labour Day

Perspectives on growing Hydro Carbon reserves in the next decade

NASS investigates oil and gas production

Minister blames take-off of 2nd Niger bridge on procurement process

Police, kidnappers’ clash claim 3 suspects in Anambra

Edo Pdp denies complicity in Oshiomhole’s convoy’s accident

Vandrezzer energy stakes its claim

NETCO completes Escravos Produced Water Disposal in six months

Senate investigates real-time monitoring of oil and gas production

Relocation of council headquarters sparks off uproar

Rig explosion: Chevron drills relief well

Toyota offers Fortuner at record-breaking interest rate

Adams to multinationals: Move your hqtrs to areas of operation

Insecurity: Labour calls for Service Chiefs’ sack

BA launches low fares promo

Senator calls for revocation of Adada dam contract

TARABA BLAST: Police commissioner’s convoy bombed

AfDB cautions on use of Africa’s newly-found oil cash

VAM Onne, a local content dream

Terror in Ngwaland: Indigenes accuse sons of ruler

NPA awards N3bn contract for 1.6km port access road

Intrigues as 34 aspire to be next Ondo gov

Ogun police recover N20m stolen tyres

FG earmarks another N4.7bn to eradicate polio

Oshiomhole: Union blames auto crash on opposition

Olympics: Ogba remains optimistic despite poor showing

Ladoja gives condition to return to PDP

JAF urges workers to fight for system change

Burutu PDP welcomes back Clark

Bayelsa seeks partnership to check vandalism, illegal refineries

NDCCIA seeks legal framework on agricultural development

Deregulation can’t guarantee investment in downstream sector, says TUC

FPSO System: Technology and Benefits

FG urges Nigerians to grow agric sector

Workers’ day beyond the rally

50m Nigerians suffer from asthma – Expert

Lawyer loses bid to stop NBA probe

Mining sector switches focus to revenue generation

Magistrate orders journalists not to cover proceedings