Guardian News Archive for May 2010

Sunday, May 30, 2010

Five policemen die in road crash

PDP set to name Nwodo as chairman

ECOWAS court rules on 27 cases

France to boost economic ties with Africa at summit

Minister’s resignation rattles British govt

U.S. tasks Nigeria on graft , polls fraud , others

My list for INEC ready, says Jonathan

Local debt hits N2.248 trillion

Changes begin…on constitution

Over 500 Victims Of Poisnous Gas Admitted In Kaduna Hospitals

Why Nigeria Is Now Beautiful Bride Of U.S.

Saturday, May 29, 2010

N3.5b Earmarked For Hospitals, Roads

Foundation, States Tackle Climate Change, Others

NAMA Reels Under N4b Debt, As Radar Awaits Integration

NEMA To Replicate Disaster Management Framework In States, Councils

FG Moves Against Torture In Prisons, Others

Over 500 Victims Of Poisonous Gas Admitted In Kaduna Hospitals

Imoke’s Government Probes Donald Duke

Govt Shortlists Three Candidates For FAAN Managing Director

Highlife Musician Maliki Showman Dies, Artistes Mourn

Friday, May 28, 2010

Rivers Assembly Endorses Amaechi For Second Term

Group In Diaspora Mobilises Nigerians For Better Governance

Democracy Day: NUJ tasks FG on electoral reforms, security

Benue CAN To Join Campaign Against Destruction Of Public Property

Police Regrets Shooting Of Ghanaian, Assures Envoy Of Justice

Yakowa Dissolves Cabinet, Swears In Deputy Gov

Court Dismisses Army Chief’s Bid To Halt Probe Into Jos Killings

Tribunal Affirms Oyinlola’s Election, Dismisses Aregbesola’s Suit

Again, Jonathan Promises Free And Fair Election

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Friday, May 14, 2010

Much Ado About PDP's Zoning Formula

Barca In Tight Battle, As Curtain Draws In Spain

Bayern Seeks Second Title, Battles Bremen

The Ultimate Search For Tomorrow's Football Stars

Dynamics Of Customer Development In Marketing (1)

The Mass Media Without The Masses

Brand Lagos: Time To Blow Own Trumpet

Aviation Business: Will Brand Aero Have Its Wings Clipped?

As Pa Nwanze Izeze Goes Home In A Blaze Of Glory...

Reps To Screen Sambo On Tuesday

Sanusi Pegs Bank Directors' Tenure

Fanfare As Jonathan Arrives P/Harcourt

Hot, new celebrity fragrances

Inflation rate drops to 8.3 %, says CBN

On Iwu's disengagement and Ahmad Sani's 'engagement' (2)

For Akinosho at 50, Arthouse throws a feast

Another face of infrastructure decay: The national shame, the pains

Minimising the pains of the aged in air travel

Market capitalisation hits N6.77b on the Exchange

Cele-Itire-Okota Bridge comes alive

Heartland gets tough draw, Enyimba confronts Zambia's Zanaco

Baribote's camp hopes on panel over petition against NPL election

Lagerback gets another Swedish assistant, Amodu insists on being chief coach

Lack of steel mill hindering Nigeria content policy implementation

EU, ECA to deepen partnership on development matters

Work to commence on Nigeria's largest port in January

Focus on Nigerian masses, World Bank chief tells govt

Hot new celebrity fragrances

Inflation rate dropps to 8.3 %, says CBN

Pressure on Ogbulafor to resign mounts

Nigeria signs N4.3 trillion refineries pact with Chinese firm

EFCC seeks Ibori's extradition to Nigeria

Thursday, May 13, 2010

For entertainment, genuine export channel underway

Enough of rotation, let's give merit a chance'

UN probes mystery illness among Afghan girls

Russia urges active U.S. role in Middle East

Egypt rebuffs U.S. criticism of emergency law

Peacekeepers warn of Darfur rebel, Sudan arms build-up

SuperSport may shun future event over treatment' in Nigeria

Boy survives, 103 die as jet crash

For parents, it's rigour from pupils' multiple admission exams, interviews

ITUC flays execution of unionist in Iran

How Lagos spinach, zobo protect against measles, organ damage

Babalola tasks insurers on efficient, quality service to consumers

How novel artificial pancreas controls blood sugar

A new era opens in Britain

Oando declares N91.3b turnover, N3.1b profit in first quarter

A great scholar, a compassionate man'

Forlan's late strike hands Atletico Madrid Europa Cup

SuperSport may shun future Champions League over treatment' in Nigeria

I have no injury worries,' says Ik Uche

PHCN workers task Jonathan on ailing power sector

Greek unions to embark on new strike over pension reform

TUC faults govt's plan to hike electricity tariff

Trade between Nigeria, India hits $10.3 billion

Red Cross seeks inclusion of small weapons in arms treaty

Boy survives, 103 die in Libyan jet crash

Jonathan congratulates Cameron, seeks closer ties

Confusion as aide recants on Jonathan's interest in 2011 race

Govt immortalises Yar'Adua

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

CBN's proposed holding company: Matters arising

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Akinyele, others extol Solaja, charge writers on more books on Nigerian sports

Lulu, Ogunjobi defend Lagerback's choice of players

No panacea yet for Messi threat, Lagerback admits

We shall give tourism, culture fresh breath of life, says minister

Governorship campaign warms up in Kogi

UN rights experts fault U.S. state immigration law

Dozens of girls ill in Afghanistan after gas attack

Zimbabwe's PM worries over lingering sanctions

AU, UN, Sudanese govt meet on peacekeepers' safety

NLNG commences audit of Nigerian ships' registry

An agenda to fast-track industrialisation in West Africa

Reaching the unbankable through M-banking

ATCON to meet stakeholders on way forward

Operators task on customer satisfaction, quality service

Agip resumes 12,000bpd production in Niger Delta

OPEC unlikely to change output quota this year

Nigerian Breweries records N27.9b profit in 2009

'The streetlights are not functioning'

Empowerment of women imperative for SMEs' growth, says Oteh

Oil prices fall below $76 as traders eye euro

Global economic impact: Soludo was right, says U.S. expert

Ex-bankers seek intervention over unpaid N9b benefits

Hospital delivers 57-year-old woman of IVF baby

Cameron is new British Prime Minister

CBN grants new lease on foreign credit

Senate raises questions over Yar'Adua's death

China frees murderer after 'victim' reappears

Israel's plan for east Jerusalem threatens fresh talks

Owumi vows to restructure

How sponsorship prompted Jinadu win U-18 win

Monday, May 10, 2010

Owumi vows to restructure NPL for efficiency

How sponsor pushed Jinadu to win U-18 tourney

Lagerback's 30-man list mirrors Amodu's team

Fatwa of Cairo gathering on looted artefacts

Why I mourn Yar'Adua, by ACF chieftain

Imperatives of CSR to Corporate Success

Three-man panel suitable to man election tribunal, says Murktar

Market capitalisation up by N51 billion

For the love of the cradle

PHCN not responsible for airport power outages, says official

Robbery attacks: Banks to convey cash with aircraft

Minister tasks stakeholders on capital market revival

Nigeria, China suspend talks over $50b oil bid

UK parliament in limbo, Brown to quit

N' Assembly holds valedictory sessions for Yar'Adua

Jonathan resumes work at Aso Villa

ICPC arraigns Ogbulafor, trial begins June 21

Awo's enduring relevance

Jonathan: Challenge of choosing Vice President

Britain's opposition parties seek deal to form govt

Western troops observe Victory Day against Hitler's coalition

Sudan's rebel leader urges UN's verification of north-south clashes

Comoros voids law extending leader's term

Mobil generates N6.7trillion in Nigeria, clears air on contract

Sunday, May 09, 2010

When journalists marked WPFD on streets of Lagos

Govt adopts fresh strategy to tackle gully erosion in South East

Eko Atlantic's financial centre information MOU underway

Taming the walking time-bomb

More firms present scorecards to NSE

'A loving and caring mother'

Lagerback to unveil Super Eagles' provisional squad today

Chelsea enthroned English champion in style

Ejiogu saves Enyimba, Heartland also qualifies

How to revamp the capital market, by stakeholders

Bond market records N208.4b transactions in three days

Mobil generates N6.7tr petroleum revenue in Nigeria, clears air on contract

World debt crisis looms over Greek's financial crunch, say experts

Nigeria, Iran strengthen energy, trade ties

You can make Nigeria great, AC tells Jonathan

How to resolve free trade issues with EU, by ECOWAS ministers

'Why the hawks may lose out in the VP race'


Enahoro: I Have Doubts Over 2011

Why We Want To Decongest Oshodi - Apapa Expressway'

Enahoro: I Have Doubts Over 2011

Halliburton: Open Sore Of A Nation

Christian Clerics Mourn Yar'Adua, Task Jonathan On Good Governance

I Have My Doubts Over 2011- Enahoro

Nigeria's Islands Lost To Atlantic Ocean

Owumi Emerges NPL Chairman, Baribote Faults Election

Wolves Wear Black Hand Band For Late Yar Adua, Vow To Beat CAPS United

Ferguson Gives Up On Title Hope

ECOPETROL: Solution To Oil Theft?

Halliburton Bribery: A Scandal Too Many

...Customs, Police, SON... Clearing Agents Share Blames'

Why We Want To Decongest Oshodi Ð Apapa Expressway'

Nine Arrested For Illegal Possession Of Explosive Devices

...I Lack Words To Express My Feelings, Says Jonathan

Pitfalls Jonathan Must Avoid, By Experts

2011: US, UN Worry Over Division Among The Elite

Saturday, May 08, 2010

'The Crux Of MEND's Demands Is True Federalism'

Friday, May 07, 2010

Yar'Adua's Death, Vice President And Politics Of 2011

Delmont Urges Lens To Focus

Guardiola Eyes Sevilla's Scalp

Roma Vow To Keep Fighting

Ribena "Month 4 Mothers" Promo Produces Winners

Solar Powered Advertising Litter Bins In Nigeria

Press Freedom And Nigeria's Democracy

Jimoh Ibrahim: Can He Rejig The Virgin Nigeria Brand?

Nigeria Lacks National Cohesion, says Ekwueme

PDP, AC Chiefs Differ On Alleged Jonathan's Presidential Bid

Gunmen Shoot PDP Supporters In Oyo

Nigerian Wins UK Election

Jonathan Not In Hurry To Pick VP

Wole Soyinka Prize For Literature: Celebrating Creative Minds, Promoting Reading Culture

How To Make A Man Feel More Attracted And Connected To You

Let justice be done in Ogbulafor's case, says Lamido

Flood: Anxiety, hope before rains

Many flavours of yoghurt

Zamfara constructs 70 boreholes in councils

Our agenda for Nigeria, by NAFDAC boss

Minister tasks insurance sector on honesty

Army chief urges peace, unity in Plateau

Obasanjo-Bello seeks end to early marriage

What UBEC auditors discovered about basic education

On Iwu's disengagement and Ahmad Sani's 'engagement' (1)

Echoes of BHF painting contest keep pulsating

President Goodluck Jonathan takes the saddle, Nigerians give the charge

The challenges for Nigerian journalists

Emerging markets' stocks head for 14-month record fall

Nigeria falls to Algeria, misses out on promotion

FG to spend N1.2b on Eagles' mundial campaign

NFF sweats, as surgery keeps Mikel from FA Cup

Thai PM offers to dissolve parliament in September

Israel declines to address world pressure on nuclear arms

SON tasks professional bodies on collapsing structures

Naira falls again at forex market

Oil prices slide further, hit nine-week low

Govt seeks U.S. agency's intervention in power sector reform

ICC prosecutor to meet Kenyan post-election violence victims

AU warns of attacks against civilians in Somalia

Dusting the laws to protect women's socio-economic rights

Researchers confirm heavy metal contamination in fishes, vegetables

NAICOM restates determination to enforce compulsory insurance in Nigeria

Is Betelgeuse blowing its top? (4)

Reps want national housing data bank

Ombudsman plans action against three banks

Access Bank launches two new products

Lagos to address multiple taxation in councils

Umaru Musa Yar'Adua: He came, saw and departed with modest conquests

Weathering inclemency with restraints

'No one like Umaru in the foreseeable future,' says Sani

Big & beautiful

Path to Africa's rapid growth, by AU chairman, others

Accolades for Awo, Gowon at book-launch

Tearful Nigerians bid Yar'Adua farewell

World leaders mourn, laud Yar'Adua

Jonathan now President, pledges selfless service

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

Nigeria begins campaign for Davis Cup tourney in Morocco

Utaka remains with Portsmouth despite relegation

Presidency summons Bio over S'Eagles hotel

Top Republican lawmaker slams Obama on Iran, Russia

61 years after, Taiwan opens first China tourism office

Angola union mulls more protests in pay row

Madagascar's leader hints at neutral govt

TM Aluko: On their minds forever

Arewa: A fresh run for northern dignity

Nigerian courts blamed for mass abandonment of maritime claims

Boosting local cement production to achieve 2013 self-sufficiency target

Micro finance banks: Another policy flop?

DELSU gets N60m ICT centre, govt decries scamming

Omo-Ettu, ATCON's new boss, roots for job creation through ICT

Oil majors' profits hit record high amid rising oil prices

Disruption of oil production in Niger Delta to cut Nigeria's crude export by 12,000bpd

Coming to America or going to Siberia

67 firms lift capitalisation on the Exchange by N93b

Pools of danger on the highway

Oil prices fall below $85 on Greek debt worries

COREN, at Etteh Aro's forum, tasks engineers on professionalism

Govt's non-ratification of energy statute worries commission

Report predicts bleak future for Nigeria's power sector

Petinrin lists goals of planned air show

EFCC grills El-Rufai, strike stalls Ogbulafor's trial

Nigeria seeks consensus on nuclear arms, backs ICC statutes

Govt seeks tougher sanctions for tax evaders

Reps reject Option A4, electronic voting

Ekiti Kete... spotlighting people of peculiar style, culture

Farewell to Iwu, unforgettable INEC chairman

Iraqi officials fight over vote recount

Pakistan's Taliban leader alive, threatens attacks on U.S.

Ethiopia arrests 10 for alleged terrorist act

Darfur rebels suspend peace talks over attack

Pay Rise: Another hope raised, dashed

'We must end rights abuse, impunity'

A reign of cartels

SEC, others seek timely rendition of returns by firms

'The nightmare is over'

Sports Ministry chose Protea Hotel for Eagles, says Bio's aide

Don't judge Warri Wolves by Kano result, Akpokona pleads

Lagerback lists provisional 30-man Eagles on May 10

Oil prices rise as Gulf leakage gets wider

Experts task management of rescued banks on stewardship, transparency

Reps seek end to trade barriers, canvasses financial aid for Customs

Insurers lament losses from low industrial firms' operations

20 million Nigerians are asthmatic, say experts

Shell to boost power with 200MW

Nigeria speaks for Africa today at UN nuclear confab

HIV/AIDS endangers 17.5m Nigerian kids

Journalists rally against killings, demand justice

Monday, May 03, 2010

T.M. Aluko: 'Writing was a hobby that stayed'

Jonathan should not run for President, says Falae

Support grows for Tories to win crucial election

Afghan anti-terror war claims more civilian deaths

South African doctors negligent on operations, says report

United Nation uncovers 100 bodies in Congo village

UNICEF, WHO list new guidelines on children's medication

Senate panel wants N64b Abuja runway project voided

In Lagos, stakeholders canvass SMART regulation for advertising

Lagos tasks building sector operatives, others on mass housing delivery

Estate surveyors urge land reform, mortgage sector recapitalisation

Only Africans can transform Africa, says Ezekwesili

OTC records N324b transactions, admits Seventh 2015 series

'Honour for a man of diligence'

NFF orders 36 Flying Eagles players to camp with birth certificates

Gerrard's mistake propelled Chelsea, Drogba admits

Nigeria to pay $250,000 for dropping Durban hotel

Oil prices rise to two-week high on falling dollar, economic report

ECOWAS charts new course for member states' development

EU partnership with ACP to cost 9.5 billion euros

N700 million cassava processing plant comes on stream in Ogun

UNICEF, WHO release new guideline on children's medication

EU, Nigerian firms discuss benefits of partnership pact

Senate panel wants N64b Abuja runway project cancelled

Leaders, parties draw roadmap to credible polls

Banks set to draw from N200b SMEs fund

Sunday, May 02, 2010

ONDO: Labour Says Never Again

Against Babangida's 'Second Coming': The' Convenient' And The Fundamental Objections (2)

Saturday, May 01, 2010

This Is Second Time We Are Taking Synod Out Of Lokoja To Bassa Archdeaconry- Egbunu

Against Babangida's 'Second Coming': The "Convenient" And The Fundamental Objections (2)

Hamilton Laments Eagles' Accommodation Crisis, Preparations

England Hopes To Avoid US Repeat

Battered, Deported From Iran... Akinsanya Recounts Tale of Woes

Bank Flaunts Deposit Growth Against Industry Odds

Nokia Invades Youth Market, Demonstrates N8 Online

Confusion, As Banks Implement Ban On Use Of Shares As Collateral

Mobile Telephony: NCC Lists Gains Of Number Portability

Police to train personnel for 2011 polls

U.S. May Table Jos Killings At UN Security Council

Trouble In National Assembly Over N30 million Workers' Housing Contribution

Govt Dashes Workers' Hope Of Wage Increase

Nigeria's Oldest Writer, T.M. Aluko, Dies At 91

'National Assembly Has No Right To Empower Jonathan As Acting President'

India, Pakistan pledge commitment to dialogue, peace

Obama may act if Middle East talks falter

Guinean PM alerts on pro-Camara plot, threat to vote

Unpaid Somali soldiers desert, join insurgency

Friday, April 30, 2010

Maurice Iwu: Good Riddance To A Controversial Tenure

No Cash To Pay Lagerback's Salary, NFF Cries Out

Liverpool In 'Operation Stop' Chelsea

National Stadium Of Promises Without End

Qatar Airways Flies Tokyo, Fulfills Ambition

Malta Guinness 'Street Dance' Competition Enters Camp Stage

Strategic Brand Marketing: Red Bull Takes The 'Street Style' Route

Advertising 2010: In Search Of A Shock Therapy

Court Rules June 21 In Suit Against Ex-NDLEA'S Boss

Lagos Govt Criticises BBC Over Documentary Series On State

Jonathan Orders Regular Verification Of Declared Assets By Public Office Holders

Nigerians Must Tackle The Cabal, Says Soyinka

Customs Impounds Weapons, Military Wears At Lagos Airport

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