Google Nigerian News Archive for August 2008

Saturday, August 30, 2008

Nigeria Militants Claim Attacks on Army - New York Times

Cremation: Can it take root in Nigeria? - Nigerian Tribune

Spam-A-Lot - Hartford Courant

Nigerian Kidnappers Demand $12 Million Ransom for Israeli - Voice of America

Nigeria armed group claims killings of 29 government soldiers - AFP


Iran, Nigeria sign cooperation MOUs - Tehran Times

Nigerian militants claim 29 soldiers dead; military disagrees - CNN

Nigeria rebels claim deadly attacks -

Nigeria and Iran agree on nuclear energy deal -

Football : Nigeria beats Benin in 2009 African Under-17 qualifiers -

Nigeria militants: 29 military personnel killed - The Associated Press

Scolari: No Robinho? No Problem -

Corruption is like a walking monster in Nigeria—Pastor Akunekwe - Vanguard

Nigerian abductors demand $12 million ransom for Israeli businessman -

Uche Ohimai-Ehimiaghe Joins ABC Board - Nigerian Bulletin!

>>There Will Be No Military Coup In Nigeria Again - Col. Aminu - LeadershipNigeria

Iran, Nigeria sign cooperation MOUs -

The Power of Indoctrination - THISDAY

A Sad Reflection Of Yesterday And Today - LeadershipNigeria

Telkom S. Africa Approached Over Units, Not in Talks (Update2) - Bloomberg

Fulham sign Etuhu - The Press Association

Friday, August 29, 2008

Doctorate degree holders, academia have failed Nigeria –Minister - The Punch

Character of Nigeria’s democracy is flawed – Iwu - The Punch

Beijing Olympics and Nigeria’s missing link - The Punch

Iran Offers Nuclear Technology to Nigeria - Voice of America

Nigeria charges 10th ex-governor over corruption - Reuters South Africa

Nigerian kidnappers seek 12 mln dollars for Israeli: source - AFP

Iran offers nuclear aid to Nigeria - AFP

Nigeria's former player insists inexperience cost team Olympic gold - Xinhua

Nigeria refuse to give up on Cole - BBC News

Nigeria arrests 10th ex-governor over corruption - Reuters South Africa

Nigeria forex reserves rise to $63 billion in mid-August - Reuters South Africa

Nigerian abductors demand $12 million for release of Israeli man - Ynetnews

Iran agrees Nigeria nuclear deal - BBC News

Thursday, August 28, 2008

Nigeria's Globacom proposes Vodacom merger: paper - Reuters South Africa

IDS Softwares forays into Nigeria with ValuePlus Software - Business Standard

IDS Software forays into Nigeria - Economic Times

First Bank, Wi-Fi Nigeria inaugurate ICT School Solution - The Punch

Olympics: Team Nigeria competed without insurance - The Punch

Carrington: McCain, Obama Couldn’t Have Emerged in Nigeria - THISDAY

Nigeria is Committed to Sky Liberalisation , Says Demuren - THISDAY

Nigeria's Olympic silver winning coach rates Argentina high - Xinhua

Teachers in Nigeria‘s education industry - The Punch

Israeli's Nigerian kidnappers demanding ransom money - Ha'aretz

Iran, Nigeria to share peaceful nuclear technology - The Associated Press

Panic over changes at Nigeria stock market - Daily Nation

Iran, Nigeria to share peaceful nuclear technology - International Herald Tribune

Israel media group retracts 'terrorist' term in Nigeria kidnap - AFP

Iran offers nuclear help to Nigeria's power sector - Reuters South Africa

MTN Nigeria launches community telephony in five states - Telecom Paper (subscription)

MTN Nigeria adds 2 mln subscribers in H1 - Telecom Paper (subscription)

Nigeria gas export scheme to be decided soon-Total - Reuters

Iran, Nigeria hold 3rd economic meeting - Tehran Times

Nigeria Cabinet Approves Oil Reform Bill - Voice of America

Militants say kidnapped Israeli located in Nigeria - AFP

Santana Names Squad: Pledges Nigeria Defeat -

Agency Releases Nigeria’s Geo-physical Survey - THISDAY

Nigeria’s U16 Teams Leave for Cotonou - THISDAY

Nigeria raises $425 mln in 3-yr, 10-yr bonds: DMO - Reuters South Africa

Nigeria Approves Draft Law to Form New National Oil Company - Bloomberg

CNPP Condemns 'Harassment' of Okereke-Onyiuke -

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Siasia and Beijing Olympics -

Inexperience cost Nigeria Olympic gold - The Punch

Israeli construction manager kidnapped in Nigeria - Ha'aretz

Mokoena to miss Nigeria qualifier - The Times

Apollo in talks to buy 30% in Nigeria hospital - Business Standard

Blue Label Telecoms Group may venture into Nigeria and Ghana -

Israeli businessman kidnapped in Nigeria - The Associated Press

Nigeria cabinet sends NNPC reform bill to parliament - Reuters

Dangerous Charade Called AFO -

Nigeria builder to return to delta -state official - Reuters UK

Nigerian Gunmen Abduct Isreali Businessman in Delta (Update1) - Bloomberg

Police: Expatriate kidnapped in Nigeria - International Herald Tribune

Gunmen kidnap Israeli in southern police - AFP

An Israeli businessman was kidnapped in Nigeria. - Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Santana not afraid of Nigeria - The Times

Israeli kidnapped in Nigeria - Ynetnews

Nigeria flying on both wings - The Times

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Celebrating glory, looking ahead -

Taekwondo: Chukwumerije protests conspiracy against Nigeria - Vanguard

Nigeria Sets Renewable Energy Target - THISDAY

Foreign Funds Illegal in US Campaigns, Says Carrington - THISDAY

Obama to Partner Nigeria If He Wins - THISDAY

Nigeria and the Beijing Olympics - THISDAY

Carpets Nigeria ’s Olympics - Vanguard

Nigeria, others account for 67% air crashes in Africa - The Punch

Nigeria, Iran negotiate MoU on nuclear power, BASA - The Punch

…Carpets Nigeria ’s Olympics performance - Vanguard

Nigerian-born Aliu ready to step up to NHL with gifted Blackhawks - The Canadian Press

Iran, Nigeria seeking to boost bilateral ties - AFP

UPDATE 1-Nigeria announces measures to stabilise stock market - Reuters

Gregory Sica -

Blackhawks sign Aliu to 3-year contract - International Herald Tribune

Nigeria's Cocoa Exports Doubled in Second Quarter (Update1) - Bloomberg

Nigeria's apex bank to auction $340 mln treasury bills - Xinhua

Nigeria tightens insurance law after deadly house collapses - AFP

Could Virgin row hurt Nigeria’s image with investors? - Reuters South Africa

Monday, August 25, 2008

‘How Nigeria Can Achieve Rapid Economic Growth’ - THISDAY

Nigeria Makes N15bn Yearly from Airports, Says Alison-Madueke - THISDAY

Chukwumerije Petitions WTF over Poor Officiating - THISDAY

US Offers Nigeria N2.9bn Agric Devt Assistance - THISDAY

Carrington Deplores Moneybag Politics in Nigeria - THISDAY

Women surfer more from cancer in expert - Xinhua

Chicago Blackhawks sign Nigerian-born Akim Aliu to three-year contract - The Canadian Press

Blackhawks sign Aliu to 3-year contract - Chicago Tribune

Nigeria on threshold of broadband services – Ndukwe - The Punch

Nigeria’s football as metaphor of promise - Daily Sun

‘Nigeria won’t take loans to tackle climate change issues’ - The Punch

Straight talk to Nigeria (I) - Triumph

New Project to Increase Palm Oil Production in Cameroon and Nigeria - Voice of America

Coup Scare - Presidency Dumps PDP -

Obamagate - Fire Okereke-Onyiuke Now, FG Told -

Nigeria ruling party wins fifth state re-run vote - Reuters South Africa

Nigeria to issue $340 mln in treasury bills - central bank - Reuters South Africa

Ship hijacked in Nigeria's oil-rich south: security sources - AFP

Argentine Coach Hails Nigerian Team -

Nigeria wins hearts, but Argentina takes gold - Globe and Mail

Etisalat seals deals on interconnection in Nigeria - Telecom Paper (subscription)

Messi's touch turns to gold - Irish Times

Sunday, August 24, 2008

Bafana to play Nigeria at ‘condemned’ venue - Dispatch Online

Nigeria's Metro Digital copyright dispute headed for court -

Nigeria Pledges to Fight Racism, Discrimination - THISDAY

Rethinking Nigeria’s socio-ethical values - The Punch

Nigeria protests Chukwumerije’s defeat - The Punch

‘It is high time we reviewed our marriage laws in Nigeria’ - Nigerian Tribune

2008 Beijing Olympics Results: Argentina Beats Nigeria for Gold in ... - TransWorldNews (press release)

Art Expo Nigeria is hoped to become the FESTAC of visual artists ... - Vanguard

From The Sports Network - Sports Network

Nigeria envoys wants 419 victims jailed for greed - Ghana Broadcasting Corporation

Olympics 2008 : African News and Results (23rd August 2008) - ClickAfrique

Should African coaches get more of a look in? - Reuters India

Nigeria anti-graft police sacks own staff for fraud - Reuters South Africa

Nigeria's presidency explains changes in military command structure - Afrique en ligne

Nigeria 'begins' preparation for next Olympics - Afrique en ligne

Editor's murder, Obama fund-raiser, road-map dominate Nigerian press - Afrique en ligne

Looming fuel price hike is open invitation to chaos—Adamu Song - Vanguard

Siasia, Argentine Coach Flays Match Timing - THISDAY

Argentina's fountain of youth springs eternal - Reuters UK

Argentina Takes Revenge Over Nigeria - Associated Content

Argentina won the gold medal by defeating Nigeria - A Pakistan News

Obasi Was Injured -

Saturday, August 23, 2008

Nigeria, S.Africa worst greenhouse gas emitters in Africa: experts - AFP

‘Multiple Taxation, Bane of Nigeria’s Tax System’ - THISDAY

‘How Nigeria Can Eradicate Poverty’ - THISDAY

PH Intl Airport: Why World Bank refused Nigeria rehabilitation fund - The Punch

Argentina men beat heat, Nigeria for soccer repeat - Arizona Republic

Seven years on, mobile telecom boom works changes in Nigeria - AFP

Batista Admits Messi Had Brilliant Olympics -

Nigeria's Military Targets Oil Thieves in Niger Delta Raids - Voice of America

Olympic Daily News - Saturday, August 23 - Sports Network

Africa: Nigeria Get First Medal as Ethiopia Take Lead -

Argentina beat Nigeria for soccer gold - Washington Post

Photo of shooting victim released - The Press Association

Nigeria, S.Africa worst greenhouse gas emitters in Africa: experts - Africasia

Nigeria and Bafana are poles apart - Independent Online

Messi has nothing but warm feelings after Argentina defeats ... - Kansas City Star

Nigeria's anti graft body probes SEC dinner to back Obama campaign - Ghana Broadcasting Corporation

Argentina beats Nigeria 1-0 for Olympic gold -

Police reveal identity of man shot dead - Scotsman

Di Maria strike gives Argentina gold - The Press Association

Nigeria settles for Olympic silver without star - International Herald Tribune

Argentina battle heat to take gold -

Friday, August 22, 2008

Nigeria for Obama, Africa for Obama: This NONSENSE must stop! - African Path

Argentina tops Nigeria to win second straight gold - Sports Network

Argentina draws Nigeria 0-0 at halftime at Olympics soccer final - Xinhua

Argentina beats Nigeria 1-0 for Olympic gold - The Associated Press

Outage: Business people lament cost of maintaining generators - The Punch

LIVE SOON: Argentina - Nigeria, Gold Medal Soccer - New York Times

Nigeria finally wins Olympic medals...•As Blessing Okagbare jumps ... - Vanguard

Olympics: Nigeria Finally on Medals Table - THISDAY

Nigeria can’t reap from boxing because we didn’t sow – Obisia - The Punch

NTDC gives Nigeria golf paper - The Punch

What FIFA said about Nigeria 12 years ago - The Punch

China pays Nigeria, Algeria, Egypt record prices for July LNG - Tehran Times

My Boys Are More Mature - Siasia -

Nigeria donates to IT training center to Sierra Leone -

Nigeria to host Conference on racism, xenophobia - Joy Online

Bolt, Jamaica smash world record in 4x100 relay - USA Today

Nigeria aims to expand use of .ng domain -

Yakubu Proud of Olympic Team -

Olympic Preview: Nigeria - Argentina -

Brazil's Maggi wins women's long jump gold - China Daily

Russia wins women's 4x100m relay gold - China Daily

History beckons for Argentina against Nigeria - The Age

UK offers Nigeria energy help - Financial Times

The Chiel - A different view - Dispatch Online

History Appears To Favour Nigeria - Ghanaian Times

Olympics-Football: Argentina have score to settle with Nigeria in ... - Bangkok Post

President Shuffles Military - New York Times

Nigeria looking for 1996 repeat - BBC News

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Olympics-Soccer-Argentina and Nigeria promise more fireworks -

Nigeria, Ghana Partner on Social Security - THISDAY

We Know How to Neutralise Argentina – Siasia - THISDAY

An emerging scratch card-dependent society - The Punch

Kanu tips Nigeria for gold - The Punch

Foreign ministry seeks information on stripped Nigeria ladies - The Punch

We’ve Helped Nigeria Develop Financial Systems – IMF - THISDAY

Team Nigeria’s Athletics Woes Continue - THISDAY

How Nigeria Won the Gold 12 Years Ago - THISDAY

Nigeria vs. Belgium - Associated Content

Olympics: Nigeria's coach says "We have formula for gold" - Afrique en ligne

Nigeria anti-graft body probes Obama 'fundraiser' - AFP

Nigeria graft police probe gala dinner for Obama - Reuters South Africa

Nigerian leader replaces top military chiefs: official - AFP

UK seeks to deepen energy ties with Nigeria - Financial Times

Maradona Confident Argentina Will Beat Nigeria -

Nigeria fuel retailer seeks $936 mln in share offer - Reuters South Africa

Argentina And Nigeria - Twelve Years On -

BEIJING BEAT: South America, Africa lag in medals - The Associated Press

Nigeria's July Inflation Accelerates to 14% on Food Costs - Bloomberg

Nigerian President Yar’Adua sacks army chiefs in shake-up - Times Online

Sickle-cell disorder killing 100000 infants a year -

Leveraging Nigeria's market potentials - BusinessDay

Nigeria says too soon to call for oil output cut -

Nigeria's task in men's football final: Stop ‘genius’ Messi -

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Nigeria aim to stop 'genius' Messi -

Nigeria deserved victory – Osaze - The Punch

Relays: Team Nigeria Returns to the Tracks - THISDAY

Nigeria military chiefs dismissed - BBC News

Nigeria, Britain to collaborate on energy - The Punch

Nigeria out to repeat Atlanta Games win over Argentina - Malaysia Star

Western media celebrate U-23 team - The Punch

Britain to partner with Nigeria in energy supply - Xinhua

Ghana/Nigeria to set up business chamber - Ghana Broadcasting Corporation

Row in Nigeria over Obama money - BBC News

Starting a Business Development Center in Nigeria - BusinessWeek

Nigeria tiff sends Branson packing - Business Daily Africa

Global - Folarin: Revenge motivating Nigerian gold quest - ESPN

Argentina, Nigeria glimpse the future - Sydney Morning Herald

Britain Counsels Nigeria on How to Relate with Oil Firms - This Day

Nigeria's foreign reserves rise to 63 billion dollars - Africasia

British royal navy ship visits Nigeria - Africasia

Virgin Atlantic in Talks to Sell Virgin Nigeria Stake, FT Says - Bloomberg

Belgian Coach Tips Nigeria For Olympic Gold -

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Olympic Football: It’s Nigeria, Argentina Final Again - This Day

Nigeria, Germany Partner on 6500mw - This Day

Nigeria Now ‘Frontier Emerging Market’, Says IMF - This Day

Globacom tips Nigeria for gold - The Punch

Nigeria and China: So much in common, yet so far apart - The Punch

I’ll never forget Nigeria – Bora - The Punch

Nigeria wins first medal - The Punch

Nigeria good for gold – Belgium coach - The Punch

Virgin set to sell Nigerian airline stake -

Britain wants strong regulations for Nigeria’s oil sector - The Punch

Olympics: Aguero's double sets up showdown with Nigeria -

Argentina beats Brazil Argentina vs Nigeria Gold Medal Final -

Nigeria stroll into Olympic football final -

Nigeria militants kill 3 in battle over oil turf - Reuters South Africa

Beijing Olympics : Nigeria stops Europe and goes for South America -

Argentina to face Nigeria in Olympic football final - AFP

Branson in talks to sell out of Nigeria - Financial Times

Olympics: Encore! It’s Nigeria, Argentina again - Afrique en ligne

Olympics: Nigeria broke our hearts, says Belgian defender - Afrique en ligne

Africa Update: Nigeria, A Center Of Opulence - NPR

Nigeria, Argentina in the final - Daily Nation

Nigeria, Germany sign deal to boost power supply - Reuters

Nigeria most sickle-cell endemic country in Africa: official - AFP

Argentina, Aguero crush Brazil in men's soccer - Ottawa Citizen

Nigeria blasts Belgium to reach men's soccer final - Sports Network

KX-91 Successful in Tank Remediation Project In Nigeria - Earthtimes (press release)

Etisalat recruits staff ahead of Nigeria launch - Telecom Paper (subscription)

Igali returns as Nigeria's coach - Toronto Star

Nigeria bid for Olympic final - BBC News

Nigeria into Olympic football final - AFP

Nigeria thump Belgium to reach final 12 years on -

Monday, August 18, 2008

Ribadu: ‘Demotion‘ll Create Image Problem for Govt’ - This Day

Team Nigeria Keeps 400m Dream Alive - This Day

Mikalauskas out, Soroye back at Virginia - International Herald Tribune

Nigeria’s GDP to hit $216.4bn in 2008 –Report - The Punch

Awareness about phone recycles low in Nigeria, others – Nokia - The Punch

Software giant plans expansion in Nigeria - Xinhua

Olympics: Strikers Odemwingie (Nigeria), Dembele (Belgium) share ... - Afrique en ligne

Nigeria confident ahead of Olympic men's soccer semis - Xinhua

Nigeria's child 'witches' -

Nigeria oil region development agency head charged on graft - Africasia

Nigeria vs Belgium Olympic Men’s Soccer Semi-Final Prediction -

Lagos Domestic Runway - New Contractor Resumes Work Next Week -

Govs Breach Federal Character Provisions - Senator Smart ... -

Olympic Preview: Nigeria - Belgium -

Africa: Soccer - Cameroon Knocked Out, Nigeria Prevails -

African Stocks: Kenya, Ghana Rally; Nigeria, Mauritius Slide - Bloomberg

Nigeria league tackles corruption - BBC News

CNOOC in surprise exit of Nigeria oil block-source - Reuters

Sunday, August 17, 2008

Difficult to find any heroes in Nigerian oil murk - Business Day

Nigeria to bid for 2018 Commonwealth Games: Official - Xinhua

Nigeria Records 1.2m New Subscribers Monthly–Ndukwe - This Day

Nigeria Set to Produce Structural Steel - This Day

Trials and Tribulations of Virgin Nigeria - This Day

Osayomi fails Nigeria - The Punch

‘Nigeria Among Leading Contributors to UN Peacekeeping’ - This Day

MMA2: Virgin Nigeria Lacks Valid Legal Claim, Says FG - This Day

Nigeria missing out on Africa’s gold rush - The Punch

Nigeria requires 312000 teachers for the next 8 years – UBEC - The Punch

Software giant plans expansion in Nigeria - The Punch

Nigeria produced 1.9m barrels per day in July - BusinessDay

‘Ajaokuta, other white elephant projects ruined Nigeria’s economy’ - The Punch

Football Beijing Olympics : FIFA site favours Brazil over Nigeria -

BEIJING -- Here are my thoughts on the US versus - ESPN

Belgium, Brazil and Nigeria into the semi-finals too - Electric New Paper

Nigeria won’t defend lawless citizens --Maduekwe - Triumph

Nigeria league tackles corruption - BBC Sport

Diezani, don't turn Nigeria into a rouge state! - BusinessDay

Magical Messi praised as Olympic Brazil test awaits - AFP

Gili: Nigeria Took Chances, We Didn't -

Nigeria’s MEND crisis : Is military force the best way forward ? -

Olympic Soccer: Nigeria gets into medal range, to face Belgium - Afrique en ligne

Nigeria’s Medal Hope Dims - Newswatch (subscription)

Beijing 2008: Nigeria's Nsofor guns for top scorer's award - Afrique en ligne

Saturday, August 16, 2008

Citizens Mourn Loss of Bakassi -

Nigeria/Côte d'Ivoire: Dream Team Stay on Gold Medal Trail -

Nigerian Navy Kills 12 Militants After Ambush in Niger Delta - Bloomberg

Holden, Ianni back with Dynamo after Olympic hiatus - Houston Chronicle

Nigerian crude reserves increase by 3.6 billion barrels - Shanghai News

Falcons have not failed Nigeria –Jossy Lad - The Punch

Nigeria will have sufficiency of gas by 2012 – Ogiemwonyi - The Punch

King of Nigeria visits FW - WANE

Nigeria into Olympic semis - Kickoff

King of Nigeria to visit FW - WANE

Nigeria end Ivory Coast dream run to enter semis - AFP

A look back at the US men's soccer team before the Olympic ... -

Olympics football: Brazil-Argentina, Belgium-Nigeria in semi-finals - Bangkok Post

1st Ld-Writethru: Nigeria beats Cote d'Ivoire 2-0 to semifinals - Xinhua

Nigeria ends Ivory Coast's dream - ABC Online

Nigeria beats Ivory Coast 2-0 - International Herald Tribune

Nigeria Pip Ivory Coast, To Meet Belgium In Semi-final -

Nigeria leads Cote d'Ivoire 1-0 in first half in Olympic soccer ... - Xinhua

Sydney 4x400 relay gold gives Nigeria a little lift - Vanguard

Friday, August 15, 2008

Nigerian navy 'repels delta attack' -

Nigeria and her Inferiority Complex - This Day

Eight-year-old gold medal excites Nigeria - The Punch

Virgin Nigeria Begins Flights from MMA2 - This Day

Tinubu: Two-party System Ideal for Nigeria - This Day

Bakassi: Britain Congratulates Nigeria on Handover - This Day

Fringe show from Nigeria cancelled amid visa row - Scotsman

Bakassi Handover A Good Model - Voice of America

Olympic Preview: Nigeria - Côte d'Ivoire -

Nigeria's oil reserves hit 33.6 bln barrels - AFP

Navy: 12 gunmen dead in southern Nigeria clashes - International Herald Tribune

Shell says no progress fixing Nigeria oil pipeline - Reuters

US Soccer - Carlisle: Moral victories no longer suffice - ESPN

Siasia Wants CIV Victory as Birthday Gift - This Day

Starting XI: Eleven Reflections On The US Olympic (Mis)Adventure -

Nigeria warns oil firms to share gas or be punished - Reuters South Africa

Otumfuo calls for stronger Ghana-Nigeria bond - Joy Online

US goes down and out in a major letdown - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Kidnapped Germans Freed in Nigeria by MEND Militant Group - Deutsche Welle

Thursday, August 14, 2008

Combined Wire Services - Hartford Courant

Ajumogobia urges South Korea to build shipyard in Nigeria - The Punch

ON SOCCER US learns tough but valuable lessons - Houston Chronicle

Team Nigeria Receives More Kits - This Day

Nigeria, S’Africa Parley over Repatriation Fees - This Day

Passengers Flock MMA2 as V’Nigeria Halts Operation - This Day

Nigeria springs surprise in swimming - The Punch

Camerounians celebrate as Nigeria cedes Bakassi - The Punch

Nigeria militants say rescued German hostages - Reuters

Kidnapped Germans rescued in MEND - AFP

Nigeria militants claim rescue of German hostages - Reuters

Foolish red card leaves Americans short in eliminating loss to ... - SoccerTimes

Becca Storms Nigeria - Ghana Broadcasting Corporation

Nigeria warns oil firms to share gas or be punished - Reuters

UNICEF says Nigeria lagging behind in achieving MDGs - Tehran Times

Nigeria Hands Over Disputed Bakassi to Cameroon - Voice of America

Nigeria peacekeepers to deploy to Somalia in weeks - Reuters South Africa

Ghana, Togo, Benin Parley over Bird Flu - This Day

US women breeze past Nigeria in table tennis - Sports Network

Nigeria Will Defeat Cote D'Ivoire - Odegbami -

Nigeria cedes Bakassi peninsula to Cameroon - AFP

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Nigeria players accept coach's criticism -

Gas development: Nigeria targets 300tncf in 10 years - The Punch

Nigeria sets up Cote d‘Ivoire clash - The Punch

Honda: Ref to blame for Japanese loss -

Scientists Dispute Role of Wildlife Migration in Advancing ... - Voice of America

Nigeria set for Bakassi handover - BBC News

Quelea birds ravage farmlands in northern Nigeria - AFP

De Haan Happy With Narrow Escape -

Nigeria to hand over Bakassi amidst tight security - Xinhua

Nigeria coach gripes at Euro-based big shots - Reuters South Africa

Nigeria Battles New Bird Flu Strain - Voice of America

Netherlands, Nigeria and Cameroon advance - International Herald Tribune

US Soccer - Carlisle: US vs. Nigeria recap - ESPN

Nigeria eliminates US men in soccer, 2-1 - Los Angeles Times

Nigeria soccer team qualify for last eight, US out - Reuters South Africa

Olympics football: Nigeria down 10-man US; Italy advance - Bangkok Post

Nigeria edge into last eight - BBC News

Nigeria 2, United States 1 In Soccer, Nigeria Sends US Men Packing - New York Times

UNICEF says Nigeria lagging behind in achieving MDGs - Xinhua

Nigeria seeks safe nuclear energy - Xinhua

Nigeria lead 1-0 over ten-man United States in first half - Xinhua

Bakassi plan stirs Nigeria tension - BBC News

Live NOW: Men’s Soccer: USA 0-0 Nigeria First half - New York Times

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Spanish Consortium to Invest in Nigeria - This Day

New Strain of Bird Flu Detected in Nigeria - This Day

Nigeria to Partner Iran on Gas Exploration - This Day

Gimba Satisfied with Nigeria’s No Show - This Day

Busy Day for Team Nigeria on Day Six - This Day

The judiciary and democracy in Nigeria - The Punch

Re: Nigeria needs visionary leadership - The Punch

Nigeria set to tap into $150bn outsourcing industry - The Punch

FG evicts Virgin Nigeria from MMIA - The Punch

Nigeria loses Bakassi at 11am tomorrow - The Punch

USA Prepared For “Fight” With Nigeria -

Brilliant Cristiane lifts Brazil into quarterfinals - Xinhua

Nigeria flying eagles resume camping against Sudan - Xinhua

US face Nigeria in final group game - FC Dallas

Lad Blames Tough Group, Preparation -


Nigeria raises $85 mln in 1-year treasury bonds - Reuters South Africa

Nigeria refuse to let Obasi go - BBC News

Shell Investigating Whether Flow Station Attacked in Nigeria - Bloomberg

Brazil wins 3-1 to advance; Nigeria out - International Herald Tribune

New bird flu strain detected in FAO - AFP

Round 2 of the Games is over for the US men's soccer Olympic team ... - ESPN

Boss Siasia The Key To Nigerian Success - Nsofor -

FACTBOX-Nigeria hands Bakassi to Cameroon - Reuters

…a Suspect Rule of Law - This Day

Monday, August 11, 2008

Navy Alleges Plot to Destabilise Nigeria - This Day

MMA2: Govt, Virgin Nigeria Set for Showdown - This Day

Nigeria seeks safe nuclear energy - The Punch

Nigeria lagging behind in MDGs — UNICEF - The Punch

Virgin Nigeria defies relocation order - The Punch

Lad orders Falcons to shoot down Brazil - The Punch

Shell to remain in Nigeria - Xinhua

New bird flu strain found in Nigeria, UN's FAO says - Reuters South Africa

Nigeria militants claim attack on gas pipeline - Reuters UK

Nigeria militia repeats attack warning - afrol News

Nigeria’s electricity crisis has thrown nation into darkness - Business Daily Africa

Olympics: Nigeria returns to arena of glory - Afrique en ligne

My Grandmother Was Buried By Landslide, Says American ... -

‘Why Nigeria’s Under-developed’ - This Day

Legal Implications of Ribadu's Demotion -

US vs. Nigeria - ESPN

Nigerian Obinna back on track -

US Lets Win Slip Away, Settles for Tie - Washington Post

Grameen Foundation makes $5M financing deal in Nigeria -

Sunday, August 10, 2008

Nigeria May Delay Seventh LNG Train on Taxes, This Day Says - Bloomberg

Is Nigeria Worth Dying For? - LeadershipNigeria

Rooney Virus: Tinapa Boss Demands Clarification - This Day

IOC Awards Sydney Olympic Gold to Nigeria - This Day

Death traps called Nigerian roads - The Punch

NOC assures Team Nigeria of support - The Punch

Brazil, Argentina, Nigeria roll on - Gorkhapatra

Bora rates Nigeria best - The Punch

Siasia Proud After Nigeria Oust Japan -

Beijing Olympics: Nigeria win first contest in Beijing 2008 - Afrique en ligne Poll of the Week Results: Beijing Will Not Work Out -

USA, Netherlands Tie - Washington Post

Nigeria militants repeat attack warning to firm - Reuters UK

USA toss away win on last kick -

1st Ld: Netherlands draws US 2-2 at Olympic men's soccer - Xinhua

Nigeria waiting for claiming Sydney Olympics gold - Xinhua

UPDATE 1-Olympics-Soccer-Ronaldinho brace sends Brazil through -

Sibon Spares Dutch Blushes Against Confident States -

Falcons fall at last hurdle - The Punch

Victors guide Nigeria to victory - BBC Sport

Anichebe fires Nigeria past valiant Japanese - AFP

Nigeria Off The Mark With Japan Win -

Shame: Nigeria ignores Olympic youth programme - Vanguard

Nigeria vs Japan - LIVE - Kick Off Nigeria

Onyesoh doubts Nigeria’s Olympic chances - The Tide

Saturday, August 09, 2008

Nigeria determined to become aviation hub in Africa - Xinhua

Nigeria’s absence in Beijing ’08 hurts –Ujiri - The Punch

Bakassi: Cameroun equally conceded lost territories to Nigeria ... - Vanguard

Nigeria’s Composite Insulator Factory Takes-off - This Day

Ohakim Seeks Nigeria, S’Africa Economic Cooperation - This Day

How Nigeria can overcome poverty – Ezekwesili - The Punch

Secret plot to castrate EFCC –Financial Times of London - The Punch

Norway advances, Nigeria, Argentina ready to pack home - Xinhua

Nigerian president reiterates commitment to good governance - Xinhua

US women bounce back to edge Japan - Sports Network

US women's soccer team bounces back with win -

World champion Germany beats Nigeria 1-0 in women's football - Hindu

Germany downs Nigeria 1-0 in Olympic women's soccer - Xinhua

Polio cases in Nigeria up 240 pct this year - Reuters South Africa

Nigeria suspends oil delta agency head in graft probe - Reuters South Africa

Falcons will stun Germany –Ladipo - The Punch

Friday, August 08, 2008

Nigeria's gov't pledges commitment to effective policing - Xinhua

Nigeria targets first win at Olympic men's soccer - Xinhua

Nigeria Must Rise Again - This Day

Police: Top Nigerian development official arrested - The Associated Press

Nigeria launches Beijing Olympic commemorative stamp - Xinhua

Nigeria's elite accused of derailing anti-graft drive - Financial Times

Soccer preview: Brazil face stiff resistance from Asian champions DPRK - Xinhua

Nigeria won’t fall into debt trap again -Babalola - The Punch

Football: Babel hails U-23 team, tips Nigeria, Holland - The Punch

Nigeria suspends oil delta agency head in graft probe R - Reuters South Africa

Nigeria suspends oil delta agency head in graft probe - Reuters

Polio cases in Nigeria up 240 pct this year-WHO - Reuters South Africa

All A Big Lie – Rooney Not Sick From Nigeria - Bleacher Report

Nigeria Loses N11.5bn to Essential Oils Import - This Day

Nigeria, S’Africa to Boost Sub-Saharan Africa’s GDP – Report - This Day

Nigeria finalising plans for Bakassi transfer - Reuters South Africa

Nigerian court denies bail to prominent oil rebel - Reuters

No Plan to Arrest Ribadu Police -

UPDATE 1-Nigerian court denies bail to prominent oil rebel - Reuters

Canadian gold medallist Daniel Igali back at Olympics as coach of ... - The Canadian Press

Rooney clear of virus, could return next weekend - International Herald Tribune

Zumtra launches Nigeria's first online travel portal - Business Standard

Thursday, August 07, 2008

Soccer Preview: Germany raring for 1st win against Nigeria - Xinhua

Olympics-Soccer-Nigeria lose Marseille's Taiwo -

‘Mutiple taxation killing Nigerian companies’ - The Punch

US defeats Japan in opener, 1-0 - Los Angeles Times

* Oil near $120 on Turkey oil pipeline blast - Reuters South Africa

PREVIEW-Soccer-Man Utd without Ronaldo and Rooney at Wembley -

US ride Stuart Holden's goal, defeats Japan 1-0 in men's soccer - New York Daily News

Nigeria,Holland settle for draw - The Punch

Nigerian banks have gone global, now what? - The Punch

Nigeria anti-graft drive facing threat - Financial Times

Rooney Illness? Lies! - Organiser -

UN chief hails Bakassi Peninsula transfer from Nigeria to Cameroon - Xinhua

UN chief sees Bakassi handover to Cameroon as model - AFP

Nigeria Navy Kills Militants, Sinks Two Vessels, Seizes a Third - Bloomberg

US Soccer - Carlisle: US vs. Japan recap - ESPN

Absa to Open Nigeria Office to Grow Outside S. Africa (Update2) - Bloomberg

Pearson buys further 22 percent stake in Longman Nigeria; holds 51 ... - Forbes

Nigeria holds Dutch to 0-0 draw - BBC Sport

Nigeria court halts sale of shares in Chevron unit - Reuters

Netherlands And Nigeria Endure Stalemate -

Absa to Open Nigeria Office to Grow Outside S. Africa (Update1) - Bloomberg

Nigeria holds favored Dutch to 0-0 draw - CNN

Pearson takes Longman Nigeria stake to 51 percent - Reuters

Forget the 39th step, the rest of the world just isn't interested -

Nigerian lawyers back court order on Bakassi - Xinhua

Shell says still fixing damaged Nigeria oil pipeline - Reuters

Nigeria, France collaborate on energy - The Punch

Front Page Comment - the Hounding of Nuhu Ribadu -

Nigeria is Africa’s expensive country - Joy Online

Nigeria to Use Spacetech to Fight Flood Disaster - This Day

Udo-Obong Warns Nigeria May Miss Sydney Gold - This Day

Nigeria's Olympic president confident of winning medals - Xinhua

Mauritania: Nigeria AU Condemn Coup - This Day

African B/ball: Nigeria Beat CIV, Togo - This Day

Nigeria will be tough – Dutch star - The Punch

Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Nigeria overtakes Venezuela in oil exports to US - Economic Times

Falcons Set for North Korea Battle -


Nigeria won't recognise Mauritania rulers after coup - Reuters

Sari-wearing women may face jail in Nigeria - Sify

Chevron starts oil production at giant Nigerian field - AFP

Nigerian police demote former anti-graft head - Reuters South Africa

Nigeria keeps benchmark interest rate at 10.25 pct - Reuters South Africa

DPRK edges Nigeria 1-0 in Olympic women's soccer match - Xinhua

India Eyes Nigeria… - Peace fm Online

Oil at 3-month low on weak US economic outlook - Reuters UK

Rooney Down As United Rue Africa Trip -

North Korea beats Nigeria 1-0 in opener - The Associated Press

Tuesday, August 05, 2008

Rooney struck down by mystery virus -

Nigeria Never Owned Bakassi – Ajibola - This Day

Nigeria loses N1bn annually to flood — Minister - The Punch

Again, the Bakassi dilemma - The Punch

Briefs 2-Kanu signs new Portsmouth deal -

Israeli ambassador raises alarm over Hezbollah attack in Nigeria - Xinhua

Wayne Rooney virus lays Manchester United low - Times Online

Man United's Rooney battling virus -

eCorps Volunteers to Nigeria - MarketWatch

Nigeria's Diamond Bank yearly profit up 122 pct - Reuters

Nigeria charges 9th ex-governor with embezzlement - Reuters UK

A GeekDad Goes to Nigeria - Wired News

West Ham striker Cole named in Nigeria squad - ESPN

Wayne Rooney set to miss start of Premier League season with a virus - CNN International

Nigeria to auction $341 mln in treasury bills - Reuters South Africa

With family stuck in Nigeria, Nande fights for roster spot - San Diego Union Tribune

Cole Receives Nigeria Call Up -

Nigeria make Cole call-up blunder - BBC News

Cole and Ola get Nigeria call - AFP

Nigeria Wants State Oil Company to Be Independent, AFP Reports - Bloomberg

Cole gets Nigeria call-up - Sky News

Nigeria police identify kidnapped French nationals - Afrique en ligne

Nigerian rebels threaten to attack foreigners - Independent Online

Monday, August 04, 2008

WAPOGA: Nigeria Tipped for Glory in Cote d’Ivoire - This Day

Re: The Lawyer as a Brand…in Nigeria - This Day

FG Orders Virgin Nigeria to Relocate to MMA2 - This Day

Bakassi: The Way Out - This Day

Nigeria President Yar'Adua Under Fire for Privatization Proposal - Voice of America

FG gives Virgin Nigeria seven days to relocate to MMA2 - The Punch

Nigeria loses N1.75bn daily to gas flaring – Senate - The Punch

‘Judiciary will determine Nigeria’s stability’ - The Punch

What Nigeria needs to get a UN permanent seat – Gambari - The Punch

Averting possible food crisis in Nigeria - The Punch

Oil majors face wider security risks in Nigeria - MarketWatch

Nigeria weighs plans to boost oil output - Financial Times

Nigeria Get $22 Billion From Gbaran/Ubie Oil, Gas Project - Shell -

US$1.3 billion deal for Exxon Mobile in Nigeria - Energy Digital

MTN expands fixed-line services in Nigeria - Telecom Paper (subscription)

Nigerian Troubles Benefit Sub-Saharan Natural Gas Development ... - MarketWatch

African Stocks: Kenya Slides; Nigeria, Mauritius, Ghana Rally - Bloomberg

UPDATE 1-Nigeria oil output down 650000 bpd due to attacks - Reuters India

Katsina Releases N832 Million UBE Intervention Funds -

Team Gets Sydney Gold At Last -

TINAPA- Country Loses 1.8 Billion US Dollars Yearly ... -

French sailors seized in Nigeria - BBC News

Addax Petroleum Announces Federal Government Approval of Nigeria ... - Your Oil and Gas News (press release)

Two French nationals kidnapped in Nigeria - Xinhua

Sunday, August 03, 2008

Blame low supply for pain at the pump -

Two French oil workers abducted in Nigeria - Xinhua

Dream Team on Another Gold Chase - This Day

UPDATE 1-Oil rises on Iran tensions, Nigeria violence - 華富財經

Oil rises tops $126 on Iran tensions, Nigeria violence - 華富財經

CNPP rejects Bakassi handover - The Punch

Oil rises on Iran tensions and Nigeria violence - Reuters

NOC unveils Team Nigeria list - The Punch

Oil tops $126 on Iran tensions and Nigeria violence - Reuters

Cote D’ Voire: Setting Agenda for Nigerian Leaders - This Day

OGD, Two Ex Governors Listed in Nigeria’s Contingent - This Day

&Why Nigeria will handover Bakassi to Cameroun* - The Punch

Nigeria*s resurgent oil diplomacy - The Punch

Oil rises tops $126 on Iran tensions and Nigeria violence - Reuters

New Police Unit For Nigeria Criminal Gangs - Modern Ghana

The People Of Bakassi Want More Than Delay Of Transfer - Voice of America

19 feared dead in Nigeria road crash - Afrique en ligne

Gunmen kidnap two French nationals in officials - AFP

2 French oil workers seized in Nigeria - The Associated Press

Gunmen kidnap two French nationals in police - AFP

Nigerian military: 2 foreign workers kidnapped - The Associated Press

report finds increasing attacks on Christians - Independent Catholic News

The Other Side of Nigeria’s Olympic Soccer Stars to Beijing - Newswatch (subscription)

Nigerian military: 2 foreign workers kidnapped - International Herald Tribune

Saturday, August 02, 2008

Where are gas prices headed? - Arizona Daily Star

Blame Not The Nigeria Immigration Service - LeadershipNigeria

Of value and Nigerian factor - The Punch

>>Chinese Ambassador: Nigeria Will Clinch Male Football Gold - LeadershipNigeria

>>NVA Management To Land Chelsea, Arsenal Inter, Real In Nigeria - LeadershipNigeria

>>NFF Woos Foreign Clubs, National Teams To Nigeria - LeadershipNigeria

Jay-Z Rising - Washington Post

IT as tool for sustaining Nigeria’s banking sector - The Punch

What has crude oil got to do with gold prices? - Economic Times

EPA: Aligning gender sensitivity with mainstream trade policy - The Punch

Jose, Nigerian Journalism Icon, Dies at 82 - This Day

Guinness Master Brewer visits Nigeria - The Punch

Nigeria does not have bad reputation in France—French ambassador - Vanguard

Beijing Olympics: Nigeria’s realistic prospects (III) - Nigerian Tribune

Nigeria - Africa Foreign Policy: Time For Sober Reflection - LeadershipNigeria

Nigeria loses $216 mln to ineffective insurance policies - Xinhua

The Agbami field offshore Nigeria started producing oil - Europétrole

Party systems and survival of Nigeria’s democracy - Nigerian Tribune

— Kayode Fasetire, counsel for Nigerians living on the Bakassi ... - Taipei Times

Nigerian Militants Clash in Main Oil Town of Port Harcourt - Bloomberg

Exxon profit assailed - Detroit Free Press

Halliburton in Talks With DOJ to Settle Nigeria Bribery Probe - The Public Record

UPDATE 4-Oil rebounds to $128 in gasoline-led rally -

Militant turf war spreads to main Nigerian oil city - Reuters

How motorists can get even with Big Oil: hedging - Globe and Mail

UPDATE 3-Oil near $123, extends losses on waning US demand -

Friday, August 01, 2008

NYMEX crude firms on Israel/Iran, gasoline surges - Reuters UK

Nigeria*s first composite insulator factory takes off - The Punch

Nigeria's football federation cuts new deal - Xinhua

Nigerian President approves 1.7 Bln naira for Beijing Olympics - Xinhua

Visiting the Niger Delta Region -

Obafemi Martins displays true dedication after death of his mother ... - Times Online

Oil prices jump after US gives Iran nuclear deadline - AFP

Shell: Nigeria loses 220000 bpd crude to militant attacks - Xinhua

Addax Petroleum Announces Federal Government Approval of Nigeria ... - FOXBusiness

One dead as factions fight in Nigeria's delta - Reuters South Africa

Nigeria says Bakassi handover still on track - AFP

Oil prices spike after US gives Iran nuclear deadline - AFP

Mob riot in Nigeria after crash - BBC News

Nigeria's Trans-Niger oil pipeline damaged by attack - Forbes

Addax Petroleum Announces Federal Government Approval of Nigeria ... - MarketWatch

Nigeria to appeal Bakassi delay - BBC News

Nigeria bank buys Commercial Microfinance - New Vision

Oil prices slide further on US demand concerns - AFP

Daughter of Nigeria's ex-president fails in bid to halt trial - AFP

Gunmen kidnap traditional chief in Nigeria's oil region - Afrique en ligne

UPDATE 1-Nigeria oil output cut by 150000 bpd by attack - Reuters

Nigeria says Bakassi handover still on track - Africasia

Nigeria threaten Marseille - Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Nigeria draws Russia, others in table tennis team event - Xinhua

Thursday, July 31, 2008

Nigeria soldiers raid ex-militant's home, arrest 3 - Reuters South Africa

Daniel charges Team Nigeria - The Punch

Oil extends losses to $123 on waning US demand - Reuters South Africa

Nigerian Production Reported Below 1 mb/d -

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