Guardian News Archive for October 2009

Friday, October 30, 2009

When everything fails, ask for asylum

Colombia holds Iran, still sure of second round ticket

NFF to increase Eaglets' victory bonus

Obuh hopeful, as Eaglets face stiff test in Argentina

Thursday, October 29, 2009

The trial of Range Rover Sport, Discovery 4 in Cape Town

FOA 2009 begins on television

Nigerians: When everything fails, ask for asylum

Nigerian legislators should return to Ghana

The NPA Six and other offenders

U-20 World Cup and Ghana's success

Disunity is bane of opposition, says Musa

Pakistan mourns bomb victims as fighting rages

UN re-evaluates Afghan mission after deadly attack

Eritrea dismisses Djibouti's border violence accusation

French court halts probe of African leaders' assets

Islam, the imperative of global peace, security

Masterpieces of Nigerian Art... commissioned project Information Ministry ignored

Search for an open society, the cure for corruption

Discomfiture, as airline seats shrink

Mental health and Nigerian society today

Guinness at NSE, proposes N7.50 kobo dividend bad roads

Oil prices rise on strong U.S. growth data

ANAMMCO boss alleges sabotage, calls for probe

Govt partners IITA on non-oil sector development

NNPC, oil firms strategise for post-amnesty development programmes

What manner of road tax is this?

Exodus of firms, Nigeria's helplessness

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Nkrumah's centenary birthday

Nigeria is already down

As we go through the 50th year (2)

Government and the cement industry

Super Zebra Man... filmmaking across borders

CODER is not a political party, says Opadokun

Honduras' interim leader wants halt to compromise talks

McCain presses Obama on Afghan decision as violence worsens

Ugandans worry over riots probe delay, justice

UN torture expert insists on Zimbabwe trip despite blockage

FRSC inducts celebrities to curb road carnage

Fresh concerns over use of adulterated honey

Insurers laud multinational appointment of local underwriters for energy risks

Biologically active 'scaffold' may help humans replace bone tissues

NSE approves N18.9b issues for C&I Leasing, African Paints, others

What manner of road tax is this

Gambia's coach begs for forgiveness after second loss

Toro thumbs up NSC for sanity in Nigeria 2009

NFF may release team list today

Oil prices fall on mixed signs for U.S. recovery

How China products threaten made-in-Nigeria goods campaign, by stakeholders

Fresh twist surfaces in GAT handover crisis

Energy policy imperative for national growth, says UNESCO

Contemporary songs and linguistic misadventure

Ibori vs. Ribadu

Letting loose from the law

The protest by blind graduates in Imo

Artists' coalition calls for President's intervention in culture sector

PDP must take responsibility to deepen democracy, says Toby

Iran insists on nuclear activities despite global concerns

UN signals delay in climate change treaty

Tsvangirai leads cabinet boycott as rift with Mugabe deepens

EU imposes sanctions on Guinea over crackdown

Nigeria now EATHL headquarters, sets up maritime administration in The Gambia

Challenges, prospects of resuscitating comatose textile industry, by stakeholders

Global crisis: Africa and the broken promises

Shares of troubled banks: Are they worthless papers?

Telecoms sector showing signs of slowdown

ITU approves one-charger-fits-all standard

Deregulation on a faulty start, oil marketers allege

Accenture woos oil, gas sector with platform to check waste

Capitalisation slides further by N64b on the Exchange

Call to arms against medical waste

Committee tightens security in Bauchi ahead Eaglets' last game

Kenya eyes victory against Eagles to berth in Angola

Eaglets beat Honduras 1-0, scrape closer to second round

Oil prices hover below $79 after three-day slide

Govt ends mineral titles' revalidation exercise

Pressure groups rise against use of GMO, Agrofuels to boost farm yield

Sanusi decries sliding fortunes of real sector

Monday, October 26, 2009

Barth Ebong: Certainly not disgraced

Notes to Fashola, Bankole and others

Electrical power capacity in Nigeria

Health workers and the Federal Government

CBAAC deserves to become a commission, says Babawale

Bode George: Demystification of a party lord

Miliband seeks greater EU role on global affairs

Iraq mourns bomb blast victims as death toll rises

Zimbabwean court jails man 53 years for abuse

Gaddafi apologises over British policewoman's murder

Good governance as key to economic prosperity, by stakeholders

Non-enforcement of Immigration laws compromises national security

Nigerian airlines in the throes of death

FSDH declares N3.8b profit, proposes 978m dividend

A scuffle... and a brother stabs brother to death

Yar'Adua wants victory over Honduras

Korea beats Uruguay 3-1, as Malawi continues Africa's bad streak

Eaglets target victory, better performance against Honduras

Oil prices slip on profit-taking, ceasefire in Nigeria

.....Owes NIPOST retirees N20.6 billion

NSE campaigns for N400m pre-operational fund for Ajaokuta plant

Govt to keep eyes on N100 billion textile fund

PDP, ANPP beat war drums in Kano over Ogbulafor's capture statement

Support mounts for insurers' participation in oil, gas underwriting

Asian leaders seek to reduce Western trade dependence

Global events mark magic number on climate change

British police review fresh leads in Lockerbie case

Djibouti accuses Eritrea of arming, training militias

Public schools: The return of glory in Rivers

Sunday, October 25, 2009

The truth about China-Africa relations

Bankers and the times

The 1959 Federal Election: aftermath and lessons

Nigeria and UN Security Council seat

How to make Nigeria peaceful, friendly

PDP, ANPP beat war drums in Kano over Ogbulafor's statement

Voice of Nigeria ... boosting music and drama quality with new facilities

Lekki allottees get ultimatum over undeveloped plots

African ministers' climate change talks finalise Copenhagen position

OTC records N588.7b transactions

Eaglets take to the pools ahead Honduras game

Argentines expect so much from us, says Brown

Turkey beats B'Faso, as Gambia loses to Iran

Electricity commission plans new accounting standard for industry

Oil prices may hit $100 per barrel on weak dollar, says Deutsche Bank

How to protect investors' interest, restore confidence in capital market, by Ibru

Support mounts for insurers participation in oil, gas underwriting

'Publishing Is One Of Least Respected Industries Here'

A Scream In The Streets

Corruption: Between Bankers And Politicians

What's Wrong With Jack Warner?

Jeremiah Adetunji Otegbeye (1925 - 2009)

'Publishing Is One Of Least Respected Industry Here'

Christians Must Participate In Politics, Says Agada

MAKARFI: By April, We Would Have Passed First Sets Of Amendment

Stock Market Shows Promise

Swiss Makes Dream Debut

Nigeria Escape German Scare

Can Nigeria Set Precedent Again To Become First Host Winner?

Firm Offers Medical Benefits

15 Millionaires Emerge From Fidelity Save And Smile Promo

Dangote Noodles Launch Out In Three Variants

Nigeria, Finland Push For Improved Trade, Investment Relations

Saturday, October 24, 2009

'AC Will Remain AC; It Will Not Dissolve Into Any Other Political Party'

NYSC: A National Scheme On The Verge Of Dissembling

Can Eaglets Survive The German Machine?

Nigeria Has Surpassed Our Expectations, Says FIFA

Excitement, As Nigeria '09 FIFA U-17 World Cup Begins

Help! I'm Greying!

Vision 20: 2020 As Nigeria Ladder To The Top?

Friday, October 23, 2009

From 'Banking'... To Baking

Darkness at noon, insecurity everywhere, yet life must continue

Economic development, Niger Delta and the future of Nigeria

Chocolate indulgence

Range Rover Sport, Discovery 4 on the loose in Cape Town

A blend of African flavours

MEND, 'Jomo Gbomo' and amnesty

In defence of Obama

Mo Ibrahim Prize: No worthy recipient?

The proposed deregulation of petrol price

How PDP moved Akpabio, Attah into detente

NATO chief urges members' greater cooperation on Afghanistan

Karadzic plans to boycott war trial

Somali leader escapes death as militants shell airport

Guinea's minister, ICC prosecutor meet over killing

Checking unruly and disruptive air passengers

Market capitalisation gains weight by N13b on the Exchange

Saving Coal City from gridlock

Yar'Adua dreams of supporting Eagles in South Africa

Fans fault FIFA, LOC on opening match fixtures

Obuh, Okoro call for total support as team rounds off training

Oil prices slip, retreating from 2009 high

Court to deliver judgement on Olabode, EFCC case on Monday

Govt restates commitment to Olokola deep seaport project

Nigerian-German bilateral trade hits N66.3 billion

Thursday, October 22, 2009

For a green Delta: A look at climate change

ICC and fallen Nigerian peacekeepers

As we go through the 50th year (1)

Petroleum Industry Bill: Need for caution

Actors' Guild crisis... Segun Arinze picks the pieces

On post-amnesty road-map for Niger Delta

World powers, Iran strike nuclear draft deal

Israel hardens opposition to war crimes report

Arab League chief eyes Egyptian presidency

Niger spurns ECOWAS' sanctions, defends leader's steps

NERDC set to review UBE curricula in 2011

Jostle for UITH medical director post heightens

Cabbage, okra, cereals show promise against 'stomach' ulcer

Insurers laud NAICOM initiatives to grow insurance business in Nigeria

New method makes better stem cells from adult tissue

Quest for water of life, even on the Moon

ABC transport targets N1.6b turnover in fourth quarter

In Lagos, another killer-cop strikes

NFF canvasses support for Golden Eaglets

Nigerian players sacked from Gov's Cup Tennis Championship

Nigeria apart, we fear no foe, says Brazil

Oil prices pull back after hitting $80

IFC, NHIS to widen insurance coverage in Nigeria

Yar'Adua gets report on GAT handover to Bi-Courtney

Fuel subsidy may hit N1 trillion

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

ITU sets standard for unified 'smart home' network

NSE lists 7.9b shares of Honeywell Flour Mills

Sliding from an estate into a jungle

ASUU: The ultimate strike

Bayo Ohu: Between police interim report and facts

Africa's time on the big stage

A month after Bayo Ohu's murder

In Minna, stakeholders canvass adequate funding for creative industries

We will need support of Nigerians to amend constitution, says Ekweremadu

Report cites British envoys' undiplomatic parting shots

Iran buries slain Guards, threatens U.S., others again

Mugabe chairs cabinet meeting without Tsvangirai's party

AU peacekeepers warn of military build up in Darfur

NIMASA renews approach on implementation of Cabotage Law

Stakeholders renew hope on industrial sector's revival

Emerging markets as key to economic growth

Bank reforms: Swapping jobs for banks' stability?

How ICT could fuel Vision 20:2020, by NITDA boss

OPEC throws weight behind Nigeria's oil industry reforms

Govt plans 10 per cent equity for host communities in Niger Delta

Africa in search of true leadership

NSE lists 7.9b shares of Honeywell Flour Mill

Sliding from an estate to a jungle

Security subcommittee deploys 120 vehicles to host cities

Jegede accuses Ogunjobi of messing up coaches' appointment

Expectations high as Eaglets fly into Abuja

EU okays N41b for militants post-amnesty era

Oil prices extend rally above $80 as earnings beat forecasts

Path to reviving automobile industry, by stakeholders

New national policy on raw materials underway

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Tandja eyes grip on power in legislative polls

NSE, others to tackle financial crisis on African capital market

Monday, October 19, 2009

Between success and spirituality

Our police as victim of identity theft

Adieu, Comrade Tunji Otegbeye

The menace of kidnapping

Isichei's Traces of Being bridges the generational divides

No alternative to electoral, political reforms, says Kwande

Afghan political crisis deepens as presidential rivals face runoff

Jordanian king cautions over U.S. Middle East policy

ICC prosecutors accuse Sudanese rebel leader over AU peacekeepers' death

Servicom: Extending frontiers of service delivery

Why Privileges Committee advertised list of would-be Senior Advocates

NSE, others to financial crisis on African capital market

Wedding party ends in agony

NFF board members disagree over Ezeugo as Super Falcons' coach

Don't destabilise Eaglets, NFF pleads

The Netherlands arrive, move to Calabar today

Stanbic IBTC Pensions pays N800m to retirees

Oil prices slip after striking $79

No alternative to oil, says OPEC scribe

Govt boosts rice production with N10b

Public hearing: The many cases for electoral reforms

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Why should we support government?

10 years of Nigeria's FoI Bill

Grounded by IBB

Mass failure in WAEC and NECO exams

'This book is about leveraging on lessons of history to score diplomatic point'

Public hearing: The many cases for electoral reform

Fighting rages as Pakistani troops battle Taliban

Iran promises revenge after top commanders die in blast

Somalia wants Eritrea punished for regional chaos

International court begins crimes trial hearing on Sudanese warlord

How media promotes transparency, good governance, by Astrid Kohl

Bangkok summit a new beginning for Nigeria, says NigeriaCAN

Mixed reactions greet Lagos' review of building permits process

Investors stake N467.7b on bonds, lose N243b in equities trading

A Lagos street-brawl unto death

Giggs, Messi, 28 others make European Footballer of the Year award list

WWP threatens to strip Ultimate Commander of title

Yar'Adua receives trophy today

ECOWAS, Nigerian trade groups launch new export initiatives

Oil prices slip after breaching $78

Petroleum bill: Govt, local oil firms hold talk on grey areas today

NAICOM tasks insurance associations on unprofessional practices

I Live By The Arts, Says Sofowote

A Time To Fight?

A Glimmer Of Hope For Super Eagles

Footprints In The Manner Of Bishop Owadayo

50 Years Of Television In Nigeria

Anambra 2010: The Drama Continues

Be Sensitive, Babarinde Urges Church Leaders

Anambra: Crises Unlimited

Bayelsa United Fail To Reach Confederations Cup Final

Westerhof, Kucova Reach Futures 1 Final, Sponsors Commend Fashola

Man United Back On Top As Chelsea Lose

Absence Of Basic Infrastructure Hampers Fruit Concentrate Production In Nigeria, Says Expert

Why Nigeria Imports Large Fruit Juice Concentrate

South African, Nigerian Firms Partner On Tourism

Microfinance, Fidelity Banks Partner On Clearing

Friday, October 16, 2009

Nigeria's Literature At Odds With Her Poor Politics, Says Lindsay Barrett

'Events In Anambra State Should Not Be A Yardstick For 2011'

Immunity Clause: One Privilege, Too Many Controversies

Number One Seed Bundled Out, As Semi-finals Hold Today

Nigeria's Quadri Shines In Moscow

Yar' Adua To Parley With Eagles Before Kenya Match

FG releases additional 3.6 billion euros to LOC

Cooking with milk

Nissan sustains family tradition with improved Murano SUV

Tourism meets fashion in national dress brand

Anambra PDP: Dialogue of the deaf

Nigeria and U- 20 FIFA competition

The Buy-Nigerian-goods campaign

Making the monthly stimulus packages work

Why Yerima cannot join the PDP in Zamfara, by PDP chieftain

Medvedev snubs opposition in election row

UN court announces Karadzic's trial date

Tsvangirai cancels cabinet meeting over aide's detention

International court launches probe into Guinea killings

MAMA's night of African stars in Kenya

Nigerians on the march protest fuel price 'increase'

Travellers groan over airports' facility decay

How to boost confidence in Nigerian capital market, by CIS

Drunken drivers on the rampage

Obuh names final 21, as Eaglets storm Lagos today

Heartland's Agba dreams World Club Cup competition

FG releases extra 3.6 billion euros to LOC

Oil prices sustain rising profile, near $76

Govt plans mass sack in Ajaokuta, Itakpe

UBA declares N198b gross income in fourth quarter

Reps summon Aondoakaa, Omotoba, others over GAT dispute

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Oil prices rise to $75, hit one-year high

Welcome to Akwa Ibom International Airport

For our departed radical patriots (3)

Amnesty: The task ahead

Some big names in Anambra are lightweights, says Ngige

Clinton tasks Russia on rights violations, democracy

85,000 died in Iraqi violence, says new report

Zimbabwe's court remands PM's ally in jail after indictment

Eritrea rejects sanctions call over Somalia

Lead City varsity tackles NUC, NLS over accreditation

Lawyer seeks better package for retired judges

Diet, herbs linked to lower prostate, breast cancer risk

NAICOM may adopt risk-based, solvency regulation in industry

Largest dinosaur footprints ever, discovered near Lyon

Nobel prizes, Obama and a stirred hornet's nest

Market capitalisation drops further by N51b on the Exchange

Pains as flood seizes Lagos

Siasia rates Egypt 2009 low, tips Ghana for victory

AU applauds Nigeria over ministers' conference

Only God can remove me from NFF, says Lulu

Oil prices rise to $75, hits one-year high

NAMA boss tasks workers on efficient service delivery

OPEC Sec. Gen in Nigeria, advocates action on climate change

LCCI cautions against criminalisation of debts to banks

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Activists seek UN's protection for Congolese civilians

Much ado about Lagos dumpsites

Nigeria, Singapore bilateral trade hits N93 billion

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Nigeria's electoral woes

The lives of two Nobel laureates

Where are Nigeria's elders?

Eagles' tortuous path to South Africa 2010

Our verdict on Literature Prize, by judges

At long last, Ekiti gov tribunal hits a crescendo

Latin American natives protest Spanish conquest's 'genocide'

Russia cautions against fresh sanctions on Iran

Fresh protests hit South African townships

ctivists seek UN's protection for Congolese civilians

Nigeria installs $25 million reception, management plant for vessels' waste

Gas scarcity worsens manufacturers' fortunes

CBN: Time for self-appraisal?

Sustainable year-end 4.6b mobile subscription tickles ITU

ITAN promotes public-private partnership culture in ICT

Oando secures govt's approval on Akepo oil field

Amnesty: Govt tasked on honesty, sincerity in Niger Delta

NSE lifts suspension on Bank PHB, Spring Bank shares

Fashola to grace Gov's Cup Lagos Tennis Championship

Ghana berths at U-20 World Cup final

Ekpo questions Eagles' commitment to national duty

Oil prices hit $74 as dollar slides

Yar'Adua urges parties to respect concession deal with Bi-Courtney

Niger Delta crisis dips Shell's output to 120, 000 bpd

Nigeria, Singapore bilateral trade hits N93 billion ...Ambassador woos Singaporeans to Nigeria

Mugabe's cronies lose legal aid in torture case

Charting a new course for decent work conditions

Women saving 'uplifting' women

Govt, aviation workers' dialogue over airport terminal deadlocks

Monday, October 12, 2009

Four great influences in my life

Industrial revolution and Nigeria's survival

Waiting for another Nobel Laureate

Anambra: A sign of things to come?

Pains of Andrews in Williams-Okorodus' The Immigraliens

Challenges facing Ndigbo in today's Nigeria, by Anyaoku

Philippines sends more caskets to bury typhoon victims

Netanyahu, Abbas differ on Jerusalem's deadly clash

Kagame lauds China's role in Africa, slams West

Experts canvass reforms in accounting profession

NBA has interest in electoral reforms, constitutional amendment

Market capitalisation gains N15b on the Exchange

Women saving, uplifting women

Mozambique coach rues loss, targets victory over Tunisia

Kenya will be difficult for Eagles, Osaze declares

Task Force pushes for Amodu's sack

Naira loses stability against dollar, other currencies

Oil prices rise on demand recovery forecast

Govt, aviation workers' dialogue over airport terminal deadlock

Nigeria makes N135b from non-oil export

Cocoa processors petition govt over non-release of export grant

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Tortoise, Nigerians and our vanishing sense of shame

Between choices and good judgement

Grounding with IBB

The botched FEC meeting

Poetry festival berths in Lagos

Electoral reforms dominate senators' retreat on constitutional review

UN official admits 'widespread fraud' in Afghan vote

Pakistani commandos end bloody siege at army headquarters

ICC to hear crime charges against Sudanese tribal leader

Ethiopia blames Eritrea over region's worsening conflicts

Community radio licence coming soon, NBC assures

NEST launches Aba climate change adaptation scheme

Bangkok climate talks leave tough political issues for Copenhagen

Investors raise stakes on shares as stocks rebound on the Exchange

Pastor falls in Makurdi's killing fields

Amodu, Yobo laud team, set for Kenya

Argentina keeps World Cup hope alive

Nsofor saves Eagles, scores winner against Mambas

Govt projects N500b local investment in 12 months

Oil prices rise to $72 on positive demand outlook

Cocoa processors petition govt on non-release of export grant

Low rate of Nigeria's development worries UN

Supersub Maicon rescues Brazil

Survey Advocates Meter Billing System For Lagos Water Consumers

Customs Impounds Contraband, Arrests Smugglers In Ogun

The Contract Bazaar

How Not To Rebrand

Obama's Nobel Prize

Transit Home For Female Victims Of Domestic Violence

'Why I Write In Mother Tongue'

Why PDP Has Not Delivered On Electoral Vows, By Hyet

World Reaction to Obama Winning the Nobel Peace Prize

The Obama Nobel Controversy

God Will Visit Nigeria - Oke

Preparations For The 2011 Elections Should Begin Now Unless We Are Again Planning To Fail

Amodu Urges Support For Eagles

Healthcare: Our Steps So Far, By Minister

Apathy As Eagles Take on Black Mambas

Bajaj Automobile Unveils New Boxer

Survey Prefers Meter Billing System For Lagos Water Consumers

Customs Impound Contraband, Arrest Smugglers In Ogun

Recession: Finbank Chief, Iroche, Harps On Transparency, Cost Management

Friday, October 09, 2009

Tonight, One Out Of Nine Poets Picks $50,000 Nigeria Literature Prize

Anambra 2010: PDP Still Trying To Get Its Acts Together

Post-Amnesty Still Bedevilled By Hitches

Ghana Keeps Africa's Hopes Alive, Earn Semi-final Spot

Nigeria Returns To IOC, As Rogge Gets Re-Elected

Eagles Must Be Careful With Mozambique, Ikpeba Warns

Thursday, October 08, 2009

Nutty delights

Toyota, Foton, Hyra, others target 500,000 visitors in eight days

Celebrities catwalk for charity

Monsters in men's clothing

Not Christian, not Islamic but Nigerian

Their most honourable jokers

The ASUU-Federal Government negotiations

Abia observes an unwritten principle of rotation, says Akomas

Honduran interim leader resists diplomats' pleas on Zelaya

Israel rules out immediate peace deal with Palestine

Fresh crisis threatens Madagascar's power-sharing deal

Tensions in Guinea as rift widens in military

Times of Life... when a student dines with his teacher

Nigeria bids for United Nations' coveted seat, world glory

Flight delays speed up call for passengers' bill of right

Walking on a bridge to death?

Nigerian contingent departs for Egypt

My team was too disorganised, says Siasia

Day Samson Siasia fell short in a 'battle of coaches'

Oil prices rise above $70 on weaker dollar, Nigerian risk factor

NGOs seek more transparent public procurement process

Ikeja Hotels records N6.5b turnover, N873m profit

Impose 35 per cent tariff on imported cars, NAC urges govt

Global mobile subscription to reach 4.6 billion this year, says ITU

Senate 'kills' chartered accountants' institute's bill

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Grace Ushang's death and the indecent dressing bill

For our departed radical patriots (2)

Treating gunshot victims

Song for Eddie Ugbomah's moviemakers hall of fame

APGA, PDP: A maze of legal tussles

Diplomats converge on Honduras for talks, Zelaya doubts rival

Iran indicts U.S. over disappearance of nuclear scientist

South Africa, other G-77 members protest at climate talks

Guinea's opposition, U.S. ask Camara to step down

Harsh words for govt on World Teachers' Day, as schools resume in Lagos

Falana, others task govt, unions on job creation

Ancient but potent healing power of palm oil

NCRIB supports NAICOM's war against unethical practices in industry

Ancient skeleton find may rewrite human evolution

An oxygen bag for economy after the reforms

Market indices slide by 0.3 per cent on the Exchange

Canaan City: Sinking, drowning!

Okoro, Kalu rejoin Golden Eaglets in Qatar

Continue to support us, Kanu, Martins plead

10-man Germany shoots down Flying Eagles

Global mobile subscriptions to reach 4.6 billion this year, says ITU

Senate kills chartered accountants' institute's bill

Workers petition minister over airport's concessioning scheme

MAN seals pact on 2,000mw Lagos power scheme

Football clubs as legal entities

Thoughts on Nigerian football

Post-amnesty lessons from Niger Delta

The struggle for democracy in Guinea

Uncertainty as APGA gambles on Anambra polls

Honduras revokes ban on protests, liberties

Indonesia sprays quake-hit city against disease

Uganda arrests top Rwandan genocide suspect

Guinean leader attacks France over minister's comments

African ministers meet over common maritime transport action plan

Taxation pitches MAN against FIRS, Lagos

Campaign for change at World Bank heightens

Banking sector sanitisation: Different strategies for same purpose?

Mothers embrace Cussons Baby product

Towards achievement of indigenous software development in Nigeria

Engineers to get new code, standards soon

6000mw target: NNPC partners oil firms

Market capitalisation rises by N11b on the Exchange

Fiery fire kills mother, sons

Early goals will help Flying Eagles against Germany, says Hamilton

We want to finish Nigeria early, says Germany's coach, Hrubesch

Flying Eagles plan Germany's fall

Oil prices rise on weak dollar, supply worries

Nigeria's economy under hostage of parlous infrastructure, says Unilever boss

Investors stake N14.53tr on bonds, shares in nine months

World Bank to invest $215m in African internet project

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Israeli minister cancels Britain trip over fear of arrest

Indonesia halts search for missing quake survivors

Zimbabwe's PM still awaits official home, says aide

Kenyan leaders deny delay on post-election reform

All set for Akwa Ibom/NNPC/Mobil Schools Athletics Championship

Mozambique begins training in Ghana for Eagles game

Amodu rues Uche's absence, as 30 Eagles begin camping

Monday, October 05, 2009

Nigeria without Gani Fawehinmi

A nation at risk

Nigeria and the 'one-point agenda 2010' imperative

Psychiatric test for public office holders

Perspective... generational shift of photography

PDP shops for consensus candidate in Anambra polls

Ghost workers as haemorrhage of development

Why Nigeria needs a brand new constitution, by Ezike

Expert blames insolvency on parlous infrastructure

G-7 avoids dollar criticism, warns against 'disorderly' trading

Demobilization, detoxification of the tough necks begin

First Bank reclaims position as most capitalised firm

Bound to death on Independence Day

Govt's concession pact with Bi-Courtney in order, says union

Oil prices fall to $68.74 as fears over supply disruptions wane

Ecobank gets IFC's award in Turkey

G30 seeks new governing body for IMF

NDE trains 14,865 youths, women

Iran's president defends action on nuclear activities

Heavy rains hamper search for Indonesian quake bodies

Ghana plans trial census for Nov.

U.S. groups worry over Obama's Darfur envoy, policy

NSC wants new Nigerian Olympic Committee

Kigigha upstages Adebayo at NBL chess

Agba, Nwanna smash Kano Pillars 4-0

Sunday, October 04, 2009

Teaching, teachers and daunting challenges

Stop breeding illiterates!

Gani at his own funeral

Nigerian prisoners abroad

Between Kan and Baingana: The lurid takes centre stage as literary idiom

Let us return to two-party system, Ogbemudia tells Yar'Adua

Bidding process for private radio and TV network is legal, constitutional, insists NBC

Developer unveils N16.3b Churchgate Towers II V.I. office complex

UNEP, GEF, firms launch global phase-out of old light bulbs

A sick nation, weak health institutions

Investors stake N402b on bonds in four days of bullish trading

Riddles over the killing of citizen Lucky

Oil prices slip to $70 after U.S. employment data

MAN decries lingering fuel supply crisis

Oando wins $1b gas project deal in Ghana

Niger Delta crisis: LCCI canvasses fiscal federalism, social justice

... A Time To Fight

Nigeria At 49: Ways Out Of The Abyss

Duro Onabule And Tunji Oyelana At 70

Best Ogedegbe (1954 - 2009)

Chimamanda Reproduces Her Kind

Nigeria At 49: Failure Of Institutions Our Bane, Says Nwoko

49 Years Of Independence: How Well Have We Fared?

A-M-N-E-S-T-Y Before Daybreak

Donadoni Wants Partenopei To Improve

With Proper Planning, D' Tigers Can Roar Again, Says Erinfolami

Arsene Wenger: An exponent of the exotic passing game

Lagos To Host Scientific Nutrition Seminar

Etisalat Upgrades Schools

Consortium Of Nigerian Firms Targets The Gambia Market

Police Task Manufacturers On Youth Empowerment

Friday, October 02, 2009

Using Art To Preserve Native Language

Nigeria At 49: Still Searching For Visionary Leadership

'Our Leaders Should Give Direction'

We Can Do Better Than We Have Done So Far, Says Glover

Bad Administration, Greed Bane Of Nigerian Sports, Says Akpalla

Nigerian Sports At 49, Where Did It Go Wrong?

'No Re-Branding Can Change A Product's Essence'

Coca-Cola Brings FIFA World Cup Trophy To Nigeria

Nigerian Eagle Airlines Partners Kenya Airways

Nigeria At 49: How Far With Rebrand Project?

Range Rover Sport lifts transmission with terrain response system

Flying Eagles beat Tahiti 5-0, to wait for ticket

Pomp as China marks 60 years of birth

Ban tasks activists, others on ending global violence

At 49, Nigeria needs cultural revolution, says Maitama Sule

Thursday, October 01, 2009

Salmon steaks

Classic combos

When Nigeria fails, Ghana leads

William Safire: Pundit, provocateur, penman

Happy Birthday, Nigeria

Promoting safety at the beach

Guinea's opposition rejects military unity call

ICC prosecutor backs three-pronged approach to Kenyan violence

Arrested growth, Nigeria totters on at 49

Addis Ababa, the enchanted land

Mixed reactions trail NSE's performance at 49

Low-key celebrations, as Nigeria turns 49

NSC partners NTDC for Conference of African ministers

Oneya, West want changes in NFF

Flying Eagles beats Tahiti 5-0, to wait for ticket

Ondo bans storage of cocoa from Osun, Edo

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