Guardian News Archive for January 2010

Friday, January 29, 2010

Coronation Of Paramount Ruler In Ogbia Kingdom

'Anambra Is A Straight Contest Between APGA And EKwunife As PDP Has Nothing To Offer Ndigbo And Nigerians'

'We Are Making Progress In Providing Aid To Displaced Haitians'

Rwanda Poll Chief Quits Ruling Party Post

15 Somalis Killed As Islamist Attacks Spark Fighting

Ailing President And Men Behind The Masks

Odemwingie Blasts Amodu, As NFF Plans Changes in Super Eagles

Eagles, Foxes Clash For Pride

'Amodu Must Go' Campaign Re-Surfaces, As Eagles Battle Algeria For Bronze

No Records On Second Niger Bridge Contract'

Adeyemi, The Guardian Editor, Loses Mother

States' Civil Servants Worst Violators Of Asset Declaration Rule

Yar'Adua Not Bound To Handover, Court Rules

Thursday, January 28, 2010

We threw away the match, Odemwingie regrets

Supporters lament sad Thursday in Luanda

The lie finally comes to an end

Tale of tortoise tastes green at Jaipur festival

No party out of government can survive, says Obioha

Re-elected Sri Lanka leader pledges reconciliation

Embattled Obama in nationwide address, vows to fight on

Djibouti to boost AU peace mission in Somalia

Serbia seeks African backing against Kosovo

Loss of reason and the humaness in Jos

Calm, then peace returns to Jos after the storm

Who flies first class anymore?

WAPCO shares boost Exchange's indices

Loko: Tale of a dying paradise

Oil prices rise on U.S. falling inventory report

Thai investors stake interest in Nigeria's rice industry

Insurance industry settles N164.69b claims in four years

Govt to spend N4.5b on Ajaokuta Steel Complex this year

Lovely in lace fronts

15 days after, Haitian girl rescued from rubble

Jang queries movement of suspects in Jos mayhem to Abuja

Banks toxic assets grow, govt defends body on bad loans

Yar'Adua dilemma: Way out

'Police find Ohu's phone, others'

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Broadcast stakeholders brainstorm on election coverage, crises

Nigerian leaders must speak up now, says Adesina

Haitian quake survivors scramble for food aid

Peres demands trial of Holocaust perpetrators

U.S. worries over Southern Sudan arms inflow

Zimbabwe rejects regional court's land ruling

NYSC unfolds new measures to protect participants from harm

Global unemployment hits 212 million, says ILO

How increased physical activity boosts life expectancy

We need persistent enlightenment campaign to educate benefits of insurance, say operators

Near-Earth encounters can 'shake' asteroids

Holocaust: Humanity's ever fresh scars

Market indices shed weight on the Exchange

Ikeja Bomb Explosion: 'My daughter drowned in this canal'

Angolans, Eagles declare war on Black Stars

We can beat Nigeria, says Black Stars' coach

Eagles, Black Stars battle for final's ticket

Fashola canvasses creation of development fund for economic growth

2009, worst year for global airlines, says IATA

Customs foils firms' bids to rip Nigeria off N12b, says Comptroller-General

Reps read riot act to defaulting contractors on infrastructure projects

Court orders Navy, Arogundade to pay N100m for assault

Police find Ohu's phone, others

PDP 2011 presidential pick soon in new plan to end Yar'Adua debacle

Senate demands vacation letter from Yar'Adua

Ndukwe lists factors for future telecoms growth

NFF ponders over Keshi, Renard for World Cup

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Why culture ministry should be pro-active, by Gassol

'Opposition to Jonathan will deepen North/South dichotomy'

Israel shuns UN call for Gaza war probe

Indian leader urges peace, unity as nation marks Republic Day

Johnson-Sirleaf eyes another term as president

ICC, UN legal officials discuss co-operation strategies

WSC proposes new global vessel efficiency system

Report pitches pharmaceutical manufacturers against importers

Banks' CEOs' tenure: Heart of the matter

Poor services, high tariffs still dog telecoms sector

Mobil expresses reservation over investment in private refinery

Africa's oil production to hit 2.68m bpd in 2010, says OPEC

Nigeria hedges on the quake zone

NSE reviews fees for OTC bond market transactions

Vandals on the prowl

Eagles dedicate victory to Nigerians, call for more support

NFF ponders over Keshi, Renard for Eagles for World Cup

Don't use performance in Angola to rate African teams, Amodu tells critics

Swiss group seeks stronger investment ties with Nigeria

Group canvasses adequate security measures at airports

Global economy recovering, needs continuous stimulus, says IMF

N1tr debts by airlines, others worry FAAN

Discordant tunes over strategy for sale of NITEL

Senate debate on Yar'Adua inconclusive

How Dina was killed, by police

Time up for masterminds of violence, says Jonathan

D-8 Chairman seeks cooperation on trade, investment

African Union officials, journalists meet over press freedom

CBN, SEC, NDIC to cut own officials' equity in banks, others

Monday, January 25, 2010

'Constitution backs Yar'Adua not to resign'

Atiku, Szilagyi... making artistic statement over failed bomb bid

Myanmar may free Suu Kyi in November

Experts seek urgent tent cities for Haitian refugees

Mubarak moves to quash Islamic militant groups

Somalis feared dead as explosion jolts AU hospital

Right to patent in an invention is vested in the patentee (11)

Nexus between ideology and quality leadership

CBN reforms: Between a curse and a blessing

Transactions volume soars as bulls lead market

Mystery fire in Gombe...

Ghana's best yet to come, says Le Roy

Again, Pharaohs humble Lion of Cameroun 3-1

Enyeama shoots Eagles to semifinals

D-8 Chairman calls for cooperation on trade, investment

Skye Bank's board meets over Akinfemiwa's successor

Manufacturers petition Presidency, legislators over new port charge

Auditor-General queries N300b debt owed govt by MDAs

African Unoin officials, journalists meet over press freedom

Yar'Adua's health improving, say Maduekwe, envoy

CBN, SEC to cut own officials' equity in banks, others

We know culprits of Jos crisis, say police

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Chinua Achebe: The story never ends

India targets highway expansion, marks 61st Republic Day tomorrow

Scientists warn of another deadlier quake as Haiti mourns

C'Wealth plans monitor team for Rwanda's presidential election

Egypt defends barrier against smuggling into Gaza

Worries rise over lawmakers' hostility to FoI bill

Yar'Adua: A decision week for all parties

Ogun, CMB seal deal on Ibara's Pearl Coppice Estate

Eko Atlantic scheme broaches new city development frontiers

55 years on, education still in chains

Three banks raise volume of transactions on the Exchange

Roads of hope in Taraba's Mambilla

Ghana kicks out Angola, may meet Nigeria in semis

Pepsi salutes ambassadors, sure of victory over Zambia

Osaze, Obafemi to lead attack, as Eagles target early goals

Crude oil prices tumble as equities plunge

Minister unfolds new financing strategy for power sector

Govt negotiates $50 million facility for miners with World Bank

Nigeria's non-oil export business slides, says NEPC

WHO lists gains, obstacles to public health

How graft, others may stall $3.5b climate change fund, by report

Govt refuses to guarantee loans for fuel importers

Christians allege genocide, Army denies bias in Jos

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Kolade, Emma Out To Slay Giants In The Land

Yar'Adua Is A Hostage Of The Ruling Cabal, Says Agbeyegbe

Ashimolowo Gives Succour To Widows In Ode Omu

They All Failed The People- A Nation On The Throes of Vacuous Leadership

FA Cup: Utaka's Double wins it for Portsmouth

Four Star Rooney Sends Man Utd To The Top

Cote D'Ivoire Battles Algeria For semifinal Ticket

Bank Donates Oxygen Machines To Children's Hospital

ICAN To Inaugurate 'Forum Of Firms' Tomorrow

...As Dangote Clears $1.27b Loan To 10 Banks

FG Moves To Tackle Wrecks On Waterways

Yar'Adua For American Medical Care

Edo Poll Holds Amidst Tight Security

Presidential Crisis: Why North Suspects Obasanjo's Motives

Abdulmutallab: America May De-list Nigeria

Friday, January 22, 2010

Women Storm Awka For Ekwunife

Yar'Adua May Return Next Week

'PDP Should Save Nigeria From Imminent Collapse'

Why The Jos Crisis Persists

Egypt Tie, A Clash Made In Heaven, Says Geremi

We'll Beat Zambia, Boast Super Eagles

Odemwingie Dedicates Goals To Victims Of Jos Riots

CBN Directive: UBA Names Philip Oduoza New MD

Women Storm Awka For Ekunife

Jos Crisis: Military Takes Full Charge Of Security

Yar'Adua May Returns Next Week

Most important meal of the day

Dominican Republic, Honduras president-elect reach deal on Zelaya

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Tension, anxiety in Edo over re-run election strategies

Dominican Republic, Honduras' president-elect reach deal on Zelaya

EU, U.S. discuss airport security with body scanners

Rights group slams African leaders over Al-Bashir's arrest warrant

Angola scraps presidential polls in new constitution

The earthquake in Haiti

At 50, Nigeria gets a lift from culture

Jonathan: Ogbia 'boy' at the centre of a nation's search for leadership

Airlines lose sleep over corpulent passengers

Market indices slide on the Exchange as blue chips lose

A march to Save Nigeria

Namibia coach rates Nigeria as best team, tips Egypt for trophy

Eagles face Zambian challenge, Cameroun ousts Tunisia

Your job is secure, Presidency assures Amodu

Oil prices heading for $70, says Commerzbank

Dangote secures fresh $350m facility from Standard Chartered Bank

Proposed equity share policy for N/Delta will restore peace, says minister

Nigeria gets independent procurement monitoring portal to check corruption

Blackbursters

How graft endangers Nigeria, by Ayoola, Waziri, Sanusi, others

Mixed reactions trail CBN guidelines on bank chiefs' tenure

Take path of honour, Obasanjo advises Yar'Adua

Jonathan vows to punish Jos crisis culprits

South Korea threatens strike on North to thwart attack

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

50 years on... many channels, lean content

'PDP should own up, apologise over Yar'Adua'

U.S. Democrats trade blame over Senate seat loss

Kenya warns Somali MPs over chaos

100,000 Congolese seek refuge in Brazzaville

Challenges abound, as projected 1.5m candidates prepare for maiden UTME

Oshiomhole cautions on politicisation of judicial appointments

How plant derivatives offer protection against aflatoxin

NAICOM may sanction operators to curb unethical practices

Scientists restore eyesight with artificial muscles

Strengthening the foundations and institutions of democracy in Africa

Insurance stocks lift transactions volume on the Exchange

...And the scarcity reigns on

German national team donates to Haiti

Egypt unbeaten run continues, pummels Benin to berth in quarterfinal

Odemwingie strikes twice as Nigeria makes last eight

Oil prices fall further to $76.70 a barrel

EFCC amends charges against Obieri, others

Nigerian telecoms firm seals $250m deal with IFC, others

FEC approves new tax policy, fuel supply to power station

'Free, quality education possible in Nigeria'

Nigeria donates $1m to Haiti as fresh quake hits

NBA, 41 eminent Nigerians back handover to Jonathan

Govt goes tough over Jos crisis

Eagles' camp in disarray over alleged Amodu's sack

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

A novel framework to tame piracy, stimulate funding

Sudanese leader pledges support for independent south

U.S. seeks stability between India, Pakistan

Plateau of anarchy, destruction, death

Chime's ploy dims opposition in Enugu

Stakeholders condemn maritime security bill, canvass improved funding of NIMASA, Navy

Gains, challenges of standardisation, by SON

MDGs and challenges of fragile states

Building a post-crisis global economy

Why we took certain actions, by Ndukwe

Senate, stakeholders strategise on cybercrime, security

Govt harps on global safety standards in petroleum industry

Nigeria may earn N150 billion from renewable energy projects

FinBank stock buoys transactions on the Exchange

Container falls... epidemic on the highway

Ayew's header takes Ghana to quarterfinal

Eagles' camp in disarray over alleged Amodu sack

Martins vows to wreck Mambas, as Nooij predicts Eagles' fall

Oil prices slides as economic optimism wanes

World Bank procures $10m fire trucks for Port-Harcourt airport

Two million Nigerian vehicles to run on gas by 2015, says minister

South African firm may raise stake in Oceanic Bank

Oshiomhole, groups protest removal of JTF from Edo

NLC denies backing deregulation

Central Bank pegs bank directors' tenure at 10 years

Jos crisis escalates, govt deploys troops

Arewa wants crackdown on actors in Jos mayhem

Monday, January 18, 2010

Art auction heralds golden jubilee celebration of Nigeria

Calm returns to Afghan capital after Taliban attack

Pakistan accuses India of 'unprovoked' border fire

Kenya to deport radical Moslem cleric after deadly riots

Sudan's highest court rejects southern party ban

'Full body scanner violates dignity, privacy'

A united fight against poverty

...And the chief dies over fuel

Opposition parties dissolve into PDP in Kogi State

Labour's fresh perspective on national development

Mambas dream victory over Eagles

Amodu upbeat as Eagles arrive in Lubango without Yobo

Conflicting reports over Amodu's sack

CSCS' turnover drops by 71 per cent in 2009

Oil prices rebound on stronger European equities

Dangote Group liquidates $1.27b loan ahead of schedule

Fresh gas production contract controversy threatens masterplan

Akingbola loses bid to stop seizure of property by EFCC

Britain restates support for Nigeria's energy security

Arewa seeks crackdown on actors in Jos mayhem

Senate 'can't force' handover' to Jonathan

Oil prices drop on more signs of struggling consumer

Sunday, January 17, 2010

In Dependence...revisiting scuttled dreams of a continent

Let's look beyond sectional interests to save Nigeria, says Mohammed

Pope affirms great respect between Catholics, Jews

Japan, South Korea rebuff North's peace proposal

Guineans laud deal on military leader, election plans

Now Is The Time For Civil Disobedience, Says Soyinka

NIPR elections: Rage of aggrieved as new council seeks repositioning

World's biodiversity crisis needs action, says UN

Oceanic, investor group, others in court over 'N4.5b' mortgage deal

Investors stake N412.3b on bonds, shares in bullish trading

Apapa: Return of the killer traffic

PTF, Reps query Aiyegbeni, Kanu inclusion in Eagles

Eagles' victory shelves Amodu's sack

Injury forces Yobo out of Nations Cup, Martins begins training

Oil prices drop on more signs of a struggling consumer

Ghana's investment climate driven by Nigeria, says Ashong-Lartey

...As shareholders group tasks govt on fund's beneficiaries

Textiles begin drawing from N100b revival fund

Doing denim differently

Again, ECOWAS postpones summit over Yar'Adua's health

Crisis looms in Edo, Oshiomhole warns

Shonekan, Fashola, Abdullahi urge equity in resource allocation

20 die as violence hits Jos

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Post Amnesty: There Are Challenges But Militants Are Working With Us Now - Ekaette

Deeper Life Leaders' Congress Extends Hands To Other Churches

Eagles Win Fetches Team Tom Tom's $1,000

Anelka Inspires Magnificent Seven

Super Eagles Beat Unlucky Squirrel To Brighten Chance

My Pain About The Haiti: Film School

Akunyili Leads Delegation To India

Bank Reforms: CBN Soft-pedals, Seeks Truce With Utomi, Abiola

Audit Report Indicts Presidency, National Assembly, CBN, Others

Now Is The Time For Civil Disobedience, Soyinka

Cash Machine Boss Urges Usage Of Coins

Oriental Energy, Afren complete Ebok-6 appraisal

Management Experts Warn Against Removal Of Utomi From Bank PHB Board

Benue Assembly To Probe Alleged Misappropriation Of Excess Crude Funds

Jonathan: Mischief Makers Beware... I Can Take Charge

Friday, January 15, 2010

'Akume Yet To Come To Terms That He's No Longer Governor'

Ekwunife Bemoans Neglect Of Awka

Soyinka Urges More Protests, Picketing Of Embassies

Police Intercept Truckload Of Anambra Poll Materials

Yar'Adua: The Futility Of Clinging On To Power

Seven Days On, The Guardian Reporter, Others Yet To Retrieve 'Missing Luggage' From South Africa Airline

Angola 2010 - My Experiences Are Worse Than My Fears!

Will The Squirrels Pay For The 'Sin' Of Pharaohs?

Mouka 'Buy One Get One Free' Promo Produces Winners

Glo Redefines TV Experience With G-BAM Show

Unilever Nigeria Plc Commissions Water Facility

2010: Checking Your Brand Health

Yar'Adua: PDP Hawks Floor Obasanjo At BoT Meeting

Offspring of rape victims face dismal future in Congo

Mozambique's coach may replace Amodu after Nations Cup

After quake, the world rallies to Haiti's aid

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Defection of ANPP member to PDP in Jos raises dust

U.S. steps up missile attacks in Pakistan

Catholic bishops criticise Israel on Palestinians

Regional leaders meet on Zimbabwe, Madagascar crises

Offsprings of rape victims face dismal future in Congo

U.S. marks Luther King's Day, Pendergrass dies at 59

China, others rally to Haiti's aid

Infrastructure agency gets more powers over MDAs' proposals

The stream at Gwagwalada: Metaphor for a failing governance

The eves reign in a depressed Nollywood

Angolan attack: Africans more than resolved to host, play soccer

How terrorism tag impacts Nigeria's travel, tourism, hospitality business

Transcending transaction, embracing transformation - Can Anambra public service raise its game in service delivery?

Profit taking depresses indices further by 1.4 per cent

When Lagosians queue for PSP trucks!

Disu wants NFF members flushed out

Odemwingie declares war on Squirrels, Obafemi joins team today

Mozambique coach may replace Amodu after Nations Cup

Oil prices hover around $80 as traders eye rising equities

UNIPORT to develop biofuel for power generation

NAICOM enforces 'no premium no cover' rule on insurance contract

Nigeria's bilateral trade volume with India hits $10 billion

Clamour for handover to Jonathan persists

Studies provide new insight into life origin, human evolution

Gabon tames Indomitable Lions

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

FEC okays N488m body scanners for airports

Senate rejects motion to honour suspected terrorist's father

High run of activities on airwaves

Again, North Korea warns South over propaganda leaflets

UN cites 2009 deadliest year for Afghan civilians

Zimbabwean civil servants reject 'paltry' pay offer

Guinea's wounded leader arrives in Burkina Faso

18 months to general elections, full implementation of Roadmap doubtful

Kinsmen at war over Senate/Rep slots in Cross River

Revenue body faults JVC funding, set for review

World moves as 100,000 die in Haiti quake

Union faults Yar'Adua's preference for BBC in health disclosure

Scientists employ mango, mushroom to beat cancer

2010: Challenging but prospects are high for industry, say operators

Eight per cent of human genetic material comes from virus

Banking, insurance stocks lift turnover on the Exchange

Horror at Apakun Flyover

Gabon tame Indomitable Lions

Amodu blames players for Eagles' defeat

Injured Martins leaves camp, Amodu may risk Osaze against Benin

Oil prices drop before U.S. energy report

Afrinvest seeks dialogue on asset management firm

Kano faults campaign for made- in -Nigeria products

Security adviser, Navy differ on proposed maritime body

Why Jonathan can't be 'Acting President', by court

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Culture sector waits on presidential intervention

'Yar'Adua's absence is hurting our image abroad'

Refugee return heightens tensions in eastern Congo

South Korea, U.S. dismiss North's peace talks proposal

Govt, U.S. team meet over Mutallab, terror list

Protesters demand Yar'Adua's ouster, President speaks

National Assembly moves to clear cloud over new maritime agency

Better deal likely for industrial sector in 2010?

010 agenda: Hinging on a credit bureau to insure risks

Angst over Nigeria's mismanaged economy

Britain rolls out free laptop scheme

Tablet PC may rule in 2010

DPR renews commitment to gas price regulation

Nigeria needs more refineries, says Ajumogobia

Investors gain N405b in seven days bullish run on the Exchange

Help! Noise drowns Lagos

Lobi stars fined N1m for assaulting referee

Benin, Mozambique contest ends 2-2

Fans question Amodu's tactics, as Pharaohs shoot down Eagles

Oil prices fall to near $81 on reports of warmer weather

Regional investors' stake in Nigerian gas firm hits $67.5b

Okereke-Onyiuke retires from NSE in November

FG, states, councils share N4.17tr in 2009

Intrigues as Senate debates Yar'Adua's health

Staving off fireworks over job cuts in banks

Monday, January 11, 2010

We must be positive minded at this time, says Makarfi

Eagles need fit, confident players to beat Egypt, says Ekpo

Malawi shocks Algeria, as Cote d'Ivoire Burkina Faso play goalless

Eagles seek Pharaohs' head in Benguela

Dak'Art 2010... how not to be cut 'Off' in the 'Main'

PDP, AC harp on security in Edo Assembly re-run election

Obama holds talks with labour leaders, commanders

North Korea urges peace talks, end to sanctions

Rwanda blames Hutu radicals over death of president

Shortage of funds threatens ICC trials

Costs of vacant presidential seat, by industry chiefs

NNPC saves N20b from restructuring

Starving off fireworks over job cuts in banks

Conviction does not depend on number of charges

A New Year prayer for peace

Market capitalisation rises by N96 billion on the Exchange

Ijigban: A journey to dark ages

Oil prices rise above $83 amid strong Chinese demand

Zamfara strikes gold, others, set for exploitation

Fashola reaffirms vision for tourism development

Chilly weather hits Nigeria's aviation business

Govt denies Yar'Adua's death, pressure mounts

Governors hold emergency meeting in Abuja

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Odemwingie may miss opener, as Eagles perfect strategy for Egypt game

Mali stuns hosts, as opening game ends 4-4

Kanu denies fallout with Amodu, tips Eagles to beat Egypt

Our expectation, our hopes in 2010, by writers

We must apply constitution on Yar'Adua's health, says Ali

Pope urges Italy to respect migrants

Hundreds stranded, dozens die from snowfalls across Europe

Algerian forces kill 10 militants

Egypt discovers tombs of pyramids' builders

Goodluck Jonathan assures military of govt's support

Senate clarifies position on U.S. listing of Nigeria

Media 2009: Smiles and sighs

SON, aluminium producers reach accord on product specification

Legal chief sues Law School, others over Crown Towers project

Nigerian stocks sustain long rally on $1b ExIM loan

Why traffic snarls on Iyana-Isolo bridge

Rivers legislators seek probe of IGR contract default

Crude oil rally may stall at $88, says BayernLB

Nigeria, Greece Strenghten Economic Diplomacy

CBN endorses banks' alliance to form pioneer credit bureau

Anxiety as N'Assembly decides on Yar'Adua

Saturday, January 09, 2010

Netted Shadows Shakya explores man's journey On Earth

Ex- ACF Scribe, Ali Urges Mass Protest To Demand Yar'Adua's Resignation

President's Health: What Legislators Plan To Do

...Our Fear For Nigeria, By Eminent Panelists

As The Yar'Adua Era Ends

So, What Is Fashola Doing Right?

The Planned Registration Of Mobile Phones

YAR'ADUA: Intervention By Legislature Is Premature - Ezeife

Vision Is For Grassroots To Be Reached With The Gospel

Yar'Adua's Unoffical Absence Will The National Assembly Rescue The Nation

...Udinese Too

English Clubs Want African Players Back After Togo Attack

Fear, Excitement, As 27th African Cup Of Nations Begin In Angola

Expert Seeks Single-digit Interest Rate On Mortgage

Etisalat Woos Blackberry Subscribers With New Incentives

Scarcity Of Water In Ososo

Sanusi, Elumelu List Gains Of Credit Bureaux

Friday, January 08, 2010

Religious And Motivational Books Offer Little For National Growth, Says Bakare-Yusuf

'I'll Liberated Anambra From Inept Leadership'

Controversial Terror List, America's Unrighteous Anger

All Eyes on Drogba, Essien, As Chelsea 'Big Boys' Set Angola On Fire

Driver Killed, Two Players Shot, As Suspected Rebels Attack Togolese Team

Nigeria Battles Egypt, Benin Republic, Mozambique For Glory

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Brown's position as PM is secured, insists Mandelson

U.S. complains of harassment of diplomats by Pakistan

Deported cleric a security threat, says Kenyan minister

Egyptian policemen disperse Copts protesting fatal shooting

Moviedom '09: Blinking fortune of a heavy weight

A taste of garlic

Kia Motors partners Microsoft on infotainment system

A night of style, substance

Maryam Ibrahim Babangida

For Nigerians, honesty remains a virtue

Mutallab and beyond

The Mutallab incident and Nigeria-U.S. relations

Senate owes the nation a new electoral law, says Ikenya

Completing the uncompleted: Rethinking the U.S. terrorism list

Nigeria on roller-skates down the slope?

Culture, biggest threat to aviation security in Nigeria, says Babatunde

Banks' stocks buoy transactions volume on the Exchange

Another side of the mega-city

Match against Nigeria will decide our fate, says Pharaoh's captain

Erico condemns attack on Kanu, wants support for Eagles

Amodu not yet ready to reveal game plan against Egypt

Oil prices steady above $82 a barrel

First Bank sustains lead as Nigeria's most capitalised stock

NAICOM releases 2010 policy guidelines for insurers

Focus on industrial development in 2010, UNIDO urges govt

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Maryam Babangida (1948-2009)

Independent operators taking up the slack?

Reviews and projections

Constitutional role for traditional rulers?

A blast of music in Canaan City

'Why Senate can't act on handover to Vice President'

Investigation discovers 'flaws' in key Lockerbie evidence

U.S. security chiefs pledge action after Obama's rebuke over bomb plot

Elephant kills American mother, baby girl in Kenya

Egyptian guard killed in clash with Palestinians over aid convoy

Education without learning in 2009

Promotion bar stokes despondency among teachers

How chronic caffeine consumption causes heart disease

2009: Insures count losses

Spectacular Mars images reveal evidence of ancient lakes

Shareholders want framework against confidence crisis in Capital market

Sorrow, tears from harmattan fire

Falconets jet out to Zimbabwe without training

Yar'Adua's absence stalls release of Super Eagles' Nations Cup funds

Eagles, Zambia draw, as NFF denies injury threat to team

... As Finbank boss forecasts brighter business year in 2010

Oil prices sustain rising profile, hit $83 a barrel

Gombe legislators pass N55.6b 2010 budget into law

Oceanic Bank implements across-board salary cuts

Accounting, accountability and national development

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Players list expectations for NTF, want focus on juniors

WAFU picks Ogun as hosts of 2010 Eight-Nations Championship

Martins will face Egypt despite court case

The Mutallab incident: Memo to President Obama

The beautiful soul flies away

Year of the Jubilee

Ph.D as minimum qualification

Lean harvest in tourism house

Next Kogi Gov likely by negotiation, says Abdulrazaq

Suspect in Philippine massacre pleads not guilty

Iran accepts Clinton's stance on 'non-deadline on nuclear talks'

Somali militants force UN agency to halt aid work

Al-Bashir aide cautions on independence poll for South Sudan

Nigerians secure strategic positions at IMO

Agenda for industrial sector in 2010, by stakeholders

Costs of economic reforms agenda, expectations in 2010

EU plans big for ICT in 2010

ICT stakeholders set agenda for 2010

Deregulation imperative for improved fuel supply, says Ajumogobia

Stakeholders set agenda for energy sector in 2010

Handicapped, Police trudge on with hope

Market Capitalisation hits N5.02 trillion in bullish trading

No retreat for fuel scarcity

Naira remains stable at forex market

Winter chill drives oil prices above $81

Downsizing in line with reform agenda, says Alabi

Fashola urges repatriation of funds to boost economy

Monday, January 04, 2010

Imo: Story of decay despite Ohakim's promises of a New Face

Judiciary overstretched itself with election cases

Eagles may meet Zambia in friendly

Eagles won't lack anything in Angola, Ndanusa assures

Confusion in Eagles camp, as Amodu picks Obasi, drops Eneramo

For BJ, on his birthday

How to deregulate

Ikeduru: The forgotten LGC in Imo State

Extravagant trips at the Foreign Affairs Ministry

In 2009, resilient art beats a retreat

American defends 'jihad' plans in Pakistan

France shuts embassy in Yemen, warns citizens over al- Qaeda's threat

Nairobi bus owners on strike over police bribes

Zuma weds third wife, plans for fourth

Pushing frontier of industrial peace for organisational growth

Mixed fortunes for aviation sector

Festive holidays lower volume of transactions on the Exchange

Day of the jackal in Oshodi

Yobe to privatise commercial, industrial firms

Oil prices rise above $80 in early year trading

CBN denies directing banks to sack workers

Govt orders release of N21.5b export grant

Ogbuke still on the list, says NFF

Sunday, January 03, 2010

The SAN controversy

Revolutionary pressures in Nigeria

Judicial oath, Nigerian law and American experience

Strengthening the Nigeria Police in the New Year

Creative writing up-North... writers, critics take stock

Campaigns hit crescendo in Anambra

'Hamas in final stage of reconciliation with Fatah'

U.S., Britain embassies in Yemen shut over al Qaeda's threat

Death toll in Somalia fighting rises to 47

Canvassing community broadcasting for rural development

Operators set deadline for mortgage document standardisation

UNEP issues new strategy on meeting climate change challenge

Government, specialist health providers disagree on the sector's performance

Stock Market closes 2009 transactions on a bullish note

Golden fleece for Baby of the Year

Egan names 35 Falconets to tackle Zimbabwe

Leeds shocks Man United, Chelsea, Arsenal trudge on

Amodu yet to decide on Martins, Ogbuke, says NFF

Why Lekki-Epe Expressway was concessioned, by Fashola

National Assembly tracks N600b unspent fund

Council canvasses stronger Nigeria, China trade ties, elimination of fake goods

Investors lose N1.97tr in 2009 equities' transactions in Nigeria

NCC And Telecom Tariffs?

Saturday, January 02, 2010

Who Do Nigerian Leaders Fear: God, Devils Or Citizens?

Fashola And The Battle Of Tenure

Mutallab: We Are Guilty By Associations?

NCC And Telecomm Tariffs

Conference, Reading For No Longer at Ease At 50

ADEBANJO: Yar'Adua Wrong To Sign Bill On Sick Bed

How Church Leaders Encourage Bad Leadership, By Akpata

Mutallab: The Farce That Is Airport Security

FA Cup: Toffees Leave It Late, As Villa Pips Blackburn

Obasi Out, As Doctors Certify Martins Fit

Will The Year 2010 bring good tidings?

Global Meltdown And Nigeria:Official Denial, Insincerity, Poor Planning As The Devils

Future Of Exchange Threatened By Corruption - Operators

2009 Rough, Scary... Gloomy Signs Ahead?

Friday, January 01, 2010

Minister of Information Is Ill-informed About Nollywood, Says Okhai

'Anambra Election Is Not A Game For The Lily-Livered'

'Nigerians Should Come Out And Say No To What Is Happening'

Barton's Many Cntroversies

Most Footballers Are 'Knobs', Says Barton

It's Time We Celebrate Made-In-Nigeria Coaches, Says Okpodu

Yobe's governor proposes N62.42b budget

Oil prices touch $80 on New Year eve

Thursday, December 31, 2009

Bosso returns as home-based Eagles coach

Tiger Woods loses AT&T sponsorship deal

Nigeria may prosecute Nations Cup with only 19 players

It's New Year Day

U.S., others mourn Indonesia's ex-leader, Abdurrahman Wahid

Taliban claims bombing of CIA employees in Afghanistan

Zimbabwe mulls mortgaging minerals to offset debt

Guinea stagnant over junta leader's health

Theatre 09... all's well that ends well

Nigeria in its first decade of the millennium: Prostrate, just disasters

Babatunde Raji Fashola: Great Promise, Hope Inspired

Tasty tomatoes

BMW X3 gets more standard features, style

Most memorable moments of 2009

Why development eludes Africa

Chief alright, but where is the justice?

Our lack of originality

That editorial on blood for cash

2010, year of Nigeria's 50th anniversary

On the New Year: Celebrating the death of the living

Terrorism: How safe is air travel?

Exchange records N2.3 trillion transactions in November 2009

2009:Grandeur... punches

Wenger faces dilemma in transfer window

Boateng makes Ghana's squad

Pinhero: Brazilian quarters' boy who became basketball star

Yobe Governor proposes N62.42b budget

Oil prices hit $80 on New Year eve

2009: Best year for commodities since 1970

Nigeria's capital market records world's worst performing index in 2009

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