Guardian News Archive for August 2010

Monday, August 30, 2010

Leaders blame Africa’s aviation woes on bad policies

Task force assesses Chinese products in Nigerian markets

Biofuel demand drives quest for Africa’s land, says report

Passenger dies on Nigeria-U.S. flight

Assembly cautions Fashola over Lagos debt profile

Court grants Akingbola bail, adjourns trial till Oct. 25

Balewa’s family disowns abducted man

Govt to tackle erosion, others in S’East

Petroleum tanker drivers begin strike in Edo

Shelpidi, Ogbulafor’s brother join governorship, Reps’ race

Three suspected sea pirates killed in shoot-out

Woman arrested for drug trafficking

Cleric assures of church’s commitment to nation-building

Benue religious leaders okay use of condoms

Senate panel chief petitions minister over road repairs

Gamawa back as Bauchi deputy gov

How sale of fake drugs affects economy, by NAFDAC chief

LASU okays backlog of part-time results

Delta government plans new roads in Effurun

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Stakeholders, others meet over Africa’s aviation woes

U.S.-based Nigerian gets award for outstanding research

Envoy seeks aid for Pakistan’s flood victims

Govt plans more incentives for local firms

Minister seeks support for anti-cholera crusade

Practitioners plan protest over traditional medicine bill

CNPP flays power reform plan

Delta Assembly member kidnapped

Borno pilgrims assured of hajj

Artists fete Ambassador Sanders

Imoke rates council elections free, fair

Official explains delay in Asaba airport’s completion

Group urges INEC to register prison inmates for polls

Delta government moves to check erosion

Zamfara to partner NNPC in setting up refinery

Minister wants list of female political aspirants

Abductors free Edo doctor, NMA ends strike

Hospital records 1,700 safe deliveries

Army chief pledges to foster peace, unity

Southwest PDP Endorses Jonathan

‘How To Make Presidency More Efficient’

Empty PDP National Secretariat On Fire

At 19th Anniversary, Abia Honours 15, Appoints Council Chairmen

Ex-NLC President’s Wife Dies At 75

Akpabio Drums Diaspora Support For Jonathan On 2011

Govt Charges INEC On Free, Fair Elections

Reps Want Action On Capital Flight By Foreign Airlines

Nigerians Are Fed Up With Incompetence And Corruption, Says Buhari

Allegations Of Bias Against GOC Untrue, Says CAN

Benue Denies Deducting Council Funds

Jigawa Spends N176m On Water In 12 Urban Towns From John Akubo, Dutse

Gov Orji Returns To PDP Today

Police Tasked On Advisory Body

Edo Doctors Begin Strike Over Colleague’s Kidnap

North Korea Seeks Technical Cooperation With Nigeria

Nigeria To Get $10m Cancer Hospital

Philippines probes botched hijack bus rescue

Israel’s minister forecloses settlement slowdown extension

Afghan schoolgirls fall ill after gas poisoning

Pakistan floods threaten more towns, 500,000 flee

Australian PM gets boost in bid to form government

Sri Lankan maid returns from Saudi with 24 nails inside body

Iran bars local coverage of opposition

Indians mark Mother Teresa’s post-humous 100 years birthday

Ondo promises equity, commends Ebira over N77M loan

Roads in rural Benue, food for Nigerians

Trucks for Kwara’s many fires

Agony reigns still in Jigawa

Trouble over toll on Lekki Road

‘How Nigerian Minors Are Forced Into Prostitution In Cote d’Ivoire'

Church Holds Thanksgiving Service

45,000 Nigerians suffer renal failure yearly

NBTE Accredits Ife Polythecnic’s Programmes

Okoji Pledges To Hasten Development In Delta

Drug Barons Can’t Hijack Recruitment Exercise, Says NDLEA

Thursday, August 26, 2010

African Anglican bishops restate opposition to homosexuality

NBA panel to deliberate on SAN award

Anxiety over alleged fresh outbreak of lead poisoning

Oyo Speaker gives reinstated lawmakers ultimatum to resume duties

Ex-senator backs 35 per cent slot for women in elective positions

Uduaghan raises campaign team

Govt spends N1.5tr on power, rail sectors

Govt pledges to strengthen democracy, others with independence anniversary

Babangida names Dokpesi, others campaign chiefs

Triplets live in danger over faulty incubator

Arochukwu indigenes hold cultural fiesta

Taraba ANPP seeks trial of suspects in sectarian mayhem

C’River prepares against feared Lake Nyok explosion

Varsity teachers ask Jonathan to remain focused

Council may name new VC for UI

Sokoto to build orthopaedic hospital

Imoke warns against fraud, violence in tomorrow’s council polls

Suspected drug carrier dies of cocaine ingestion

Land allottees get deadline, Borno to complete abandoned mosque

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

ASUU, others declare governors’ forum illegal

Reps move to assist FAAN repair facilities

Alao-Akala restates ban on NURTW

NDLEA raises alarm over drug abuse in Borno

Indian don found dead in Benin

Police kill robbers, arrest pipeline vandals

EU to spend N5.2b on water, others in Nigeria

EFCC opposes bail for Akingbola, court adjourns till Aug 30

Police beef up security in Rivers over ex-militant’s murder

Govt plans special funds for women seeking elective offices

Summit on kidnapping to hold in Abuja

Lagos ex-commissioner, Sanwo, passes on

Reps to address boundary crisis, says Bankole

Immigration prepares for 2011 polls, alerts on illegal arms import

Police, MASSOB invade crisis-ridden Anambra varsity

Bauchi, U.S. group tackle lapses in budget execution

Ondo moves to curb violence at polls

Oyo teachers end strike, Jigawa sends 20 students to Singapore

Ohakim drops eight commissioners, aides

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Sensor made of frog eggs detects smells

42 killed in Chinese plane crash

NEMA distributes relief materials to Jigawa flood victims

42 feared killed after drinking pond water in Yobe

Slain police chief died of multiple gunshot injuries, says autopsy

SEC probes Otedola’s petition on alleged N24.5b fraud in AP

Bayelsa ex-militants stage peaceful protest over allowances

Security agents arrest alleged forger of land documents

Agency accuses banks of graft in tax collection

NUJ flays ex-parte injunction over property

Imoke zones governorship ticket to northern senatorial district

Taraba partners Venezuela on culture, education

Ogun Assembly rejects Executive’s request for bond, extra budget

Edo to develop oil-producing areas

Police arraign council chief, others over attempted murder

Why Enugu is yet to hold centenary celebrations

TMG to mobilise voters for 2011 polls

Police quiz four robbery suspects in Lagos

I’m still ready to serve Nigeria, says Iwu

Monday, August 23, 2010

Nokia unveils novel phone

Beijing traffic enters ninth day

Court adjourns hearing in Akingbola’s bail application

Stakeholders seek law against discrimination of PLWHA

Fafunwa, Babalakin, others chart ways to good governance

Police begin manhunt for Islamic cleric

Nigeria to assist Kenya over migration crimes

Commission confirms N’Assembly Clerk

Nigeria passes U.S. aviation safety test

EU, WaterAid, Jigawa execute N686m water schemes

Boy, 12, held for alleged murder of step-mother

FG, state govts to improve conditions in border communities

Four days after, no clue on kidnapped council chief

Jigawa begins free Ramadan feeding, group protests cleric’s teaching

Bankole-Oki’s children to continue father’s struggle against misrule

ACN accuses Jonathan of frivolous spending

Kwara, bank to disburse N1b to farmers

U.S. to assist Bauchi, Sokoto councils boost services

C’River gives terms for releasing funds to Obudu community

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Cholera spreads in Bauchi, Borno

N’Assembly to grant Court of Appeal more powers

Judge decries graft in Nigeria

WHO decries rising cases of antimicrobial resistance

Benin parliament leader rejects bid to impeach president

Minister, airlines meet today over indebtedness to agencies

Fears over neglect of security agencies in plans for 2011

Osun hosts confabs on Black race

Abducted ex-VC regains freedom

Mimiko urges youths to shun electoral fraud

Borno procures N525.3m food items for Ramadan

North has credible presidential hopefuls, says ACF official

PDP tasks Fashola on urban slums

Ex-minister, Obaji, alleges threat to her life

Striking Lagos doctors resume work today

Benue House summons varsity chiefs over post-UTME fees

Ugochukwu accepts to work with Orji

Plateau State elders fault bid to impeach governor

Non-indigenes laud Geidam over inclusion in govt

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Why I Conferred With Igbo Leaders, By IBB

Golden Jubilee: Govt, US-based Nigerians Plan Huge Celebrations In New York

‘No Division In Presidency Over 2011’

House Of Reps To Summon NCAA, BA Over VIPs Screening Exemption

PHCN Refutes Claims Of Officials’ Extortion In Edo Community

Don’t Sell Our Banks, Shareholders, Others Beg CBN

Group Accuses EFCC, Others Of Bias Over Musa’s Case

In Belgore’s Death, We’ve Lost A Pillar –– Daniel

Nigeria Hosts Airport Council Summit

Chanchangi In Near Air Mishap, NCAA Grounds Airline, Orders Investigation

Fish Farmers Get N450m Lifeline, As FG Targets 700,000 Jobs

Aganga Sacks Customs Reform Committee

CSOs Task Govt On Youth Employment

Engineers Seek Better Patronage, Role Over Collapsed Buildings

Don’t Field Jonathan In 2011, Ciroma Urges PDP

Soyinka, Achebe, Others Make Nigerian Hall Of Fame List

British Envoy Tasks Nigerian Govts On Agric Development

Friday, August 20, 2010

Jonathan Signs Electoral Bill Into Law

British Envoy Tasks Nigerian Govts On Agric DevelopmentBy Olawunmi Ojo

OPC, AYCF, NDVF, Others Seek Al-Mustapha’s Release

Constitutional Amendment Doesn’t Need Presidential Assent, Says Arise

Two Unilorin Students Nabbed For Admission Racketeering

Enugu Denies Badagry To Become Lagos State’s New Economic Hub, Says Fashola

Discouraging Investments With Multiple Taxation

Cleric Flays Ohakim’s Securitymen For Allegedly Manhandling Priest

Cost Of Governing Nigeria Prohibitive, Says NBA Chief

Shell Partners UN Agency To Check Road Crashes In Nigeria

Fashola, Others Extol Bankole-Oki’s Virtues

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Africa boosts economy via space technology

2010 WASSCE results record higher failure rate

Govt plans N10b lifeline for transport sector

Shareholders sue CBN, Sanusi over planned sale of banks

Pharmacists decry rising cases of fake drugs

Zamfara suspends Yerima’s brother as emir

I have no vice presidential ambition, says Oshiomhole

NEMA tasks varsities on disaster management

Lagos CJ warns lawyers against frivolous petitions

‘Blood transfusion now a problem’

Anambra earmarks funds for women’s empowerment

Why Oyo judiciary deserve more judges, by NBA

Lamido berates Turaki over remarks on Jigawa govt

Doctors’ strike paralyses activities at Imo varsity hospital

Police chief, group urge violence-free polls

NBA petitions Rivers police boss over suspect's death in custody

Flood renders thousands homeless in Jigawa

Why corruption is prevalent in judiciary, by report

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

China’s military strength rattles U.S.

Shell cuts oil exports from Bonny Light

108 die in Philippines, China disasters

Jonathan inaugurates new economic adviser

Nwodo’s absence stalls Ogun PDP peace parley

Vandals destroy oil pipeline in Delta

Masari heads CPC’s mobilisation committee

Reps panel assures on 10,000 mega watts before 2015

Orji swears in Abia new dep gov, urges loyalty

Police arrest Beninoise suspect over Dipo Dina’s murder

Gunmen kill policeman in Borno

FCT to begin audit of buildings under construction

Archbishop tasks Plateau Christians on religious harmony

Yakubu, Momoh’s brother-in-law, passes on

Community protests acquisition of land

Police didn’t search my residence, says Idris

Jega tasks parties on fees for primary elections

Cleric praises Borno over improved security

Suswam lauds Igbo for business activities in Benue

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Minister tasks traditional medicine practitioners on patent

Court gives conditions for copyright firm to collect royalties

Choice of Abia dep gov, Orji’s prerogative, says Speaker

Youths complete NDDC’s welding scheme in S’Africa

‘APGA should not adopt automatic ticket’

NHIS, firm chief urge better health services for Nigerians

New constitution doesn’t need President’s assent, says ex-Senator

Groups protest kidnappings in Owerri

Six nabbed in Maiduguri for gun-running

Imo to build cultural village

JAMB gives institutions deadline to submit admission lists

Movement wants cost of running Benue govt reduced

Commissioner alleges poor funding of NPC

Suspected robbers raid Church in Benue

Gunmen kill policeman, injure three others in Rivers

Police lose officer in battle with kidnappers

Sosan seeks help for indigent students, others

N’Assembly members don’t receive constituency project funds, says Rep

‘Nigeria records 1,000 fresh HIV cases daily’

Monday, August 16, 2010

‘Security Adviser Gusau hasn’t quit’

Fashola opposes uniform pay structure in states

Falana seeks probe of alleged missing trillions of Naira

PDP faults Ondo govt over revocation of varsity licence

Nigerian asks govt to halt U.S. deportation plan

Ogun PDP factional leaders shun peace parley

Lectures resume at Benue varsity

Five arraigned over importation of 450.4 kg of cocaine

Group petitions police chief over missing persons

Faction tasks PDP on Oyo crisis

Delta alleges plan to blackmail Uduaghan

Jigawa spends N8m on free eye surgeries

Ex-minister faults planned purchase of new presidential jet

Oshiomhole chides aides for shooting during students’ protest

Masari, Nafada ask clerics to join politics

ANNP urges Adamawa residents to shun money politics

UI Moslems protest disruption of prayer session by Christian fanatic

Group seeks stiffer penalties for rapists, others

Katsina okays new pay for teachers in tertiary institutions

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Why we want to run, by Babangida, Atiku

48 feared killed, 20 cars burnt in Lagos, Edo road tragedies

AU seeks more resources to fund Africa’s peace agenda

Nigeria, Libya mend diplomatic ties

S’South owes no one no apology over presidency, says Clark

Indian President, PM urge peace at 63rd independence day

90 years after, Turkey allows Mass at monastery

PPPRA, NUPENG sign pact on fuel importation

Ohanaeze, others back South East summit

ACN tasks INEC on credible contractors for voters’ registration

Law on intellectual property rights for traditional medicine underway

Imo to partner NNPC on new refinery

Akunyili urges support for re-branding project

Fake drugs sellers target rural markets, says NAFDAC

Dissolved Abia PDP exco flays Nwodo

S’East govs fail to meet on Jonathan’s bid

UK deports 62 Nigerians

Ogun Assembly may approve N100b bond

Police outlaw ‘local warriors’ in Zamfara

Nigeria Earns N34trn In 10 Years

Saturday, August 14, 2010

2011: Atiku Meets 7 SANs, IBB Silent

Jumbo Pay: Lawyers Threaten Suit Against Govt

National Assembly Clerk Retires Tomorrow

Nigeria’s Oldest SAN, Bankole-Oki, Passes On At 91

Nigeria Earns N34tn In 10 Years

Ohanaeze Insists On Zoning

Sirleaf-Johnson Lists Priorities For Liberia’s Growth

APGA Alleges Miscarriage Of Justice In Imo Guber Polls

Ex-Militants Pass Out Amidst Fanfare, As FG Lauds FEHN, US Experts

GOC Urges Army Personnel To Be More Committed

After Two Years of Uncertainty, Nigeria To Attend UN Summit

ECOWAS Defence Chiefs End Meeting

Applicants Groan As Post-UMTE Registration Ends Today

NDLEA Arraigns Taiwanese, Others Over N4b Cocaine Trafficking

Lagos To Benefit From ‘Clean and Beautify’ Initiative

Jonathan Petitioned Over Planned Demolition Of Slums

Cardinal Arinze Tasks Nation On Corruption

Friday, August 13, 2010

Arewa Threatens Protest Vote Against Jonathan

…As PDP, Atiku Renew Battle Over Membership

S’East Leaders Perfect Summit, Defend Pact With North

Obama Hosts Ramadan Dinner For Moslems

Slain Aspirant’s Father Points Accusing Finger at Lawmaker

Tenure Elongation Crisis Rocks Ohaeneze Ndigbo

Attempted Murder: Court Frees Seven Badagry leaders

Group Accuses Lekki-Epe Expressway Concessionaire Of Violating Toll Gate Order

FG Won’t Zone Development Programmes, Says Minister

Lagos Partners Firm On Tourism Portal

‘Custom, Tradition Prevent Northern Women From Playing Politics’

Mimiko Sets Agenda For New Akure Monarch, Kingmakers Pledge Support

ACN Faults Jonathan On Weakness Of Opposition

SSS Uncovers Alleged Plot To Kill Gaidam, Detains Catholic Priest Over Ohakim’s Convoy

Akingbola Arraigned , Remanded in EFCC’s Custody

12 Die, 5,000 Displaced In Benue Land Disputes

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Religious crises scare investors from north, says Taraba Speaker

Amnesty chief wants pledges to militant leaders redeemed

Benue Assembly asks ex-commissioners, others to refund N31m

NAPTIP to prosecute three over human trafficking

Long road to mental healthcare

Yobe raises panel to verify workers’ pay

ACN queries Kaduna’s bid for N15b bond

Reps caution INEC against failure

Delta asks health workers to end strike

Obi, Saraki task Christians, Muslims on governance, others

Policeman kills Oyo NURTW leader’s supporter

Minister tasks new NCC chiefs on telecoms sector

Borno cholera death toll hits 50

Chevron rules out compensation over Delta oil spill

Kanu, others at GCU’s 65th anniversary, harp on ICT

Bauchi dep gov alleges withdrawal of key officials, vehicles

Labour unions give Ondo ultimatum on salary adjustment

Govt, Red Cross seek N20b for Haiti, Jos crises victims

ABU disowns don detained in U.S.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Superbugs hit plastic surgery patients

Ibhadode is winner of NLNG Science Prize

Mega Party pledges free education, others

Ekiti ACN seeks probe of Ilawe crisis, blames SSG

Ministry, NHRC seek speedy passage of workers' safety bill

NDLEA loses Lagos commander

LASU releases post-UTME results

‘We’ll meet IBB in court over $12.4b oil windfall’

Plateau officials hide as ICPC probes accounts

How to curb political violence in 2011, by Christian Fellowship

Tarka’s son, Shima, takes seat at Benue Assembly

Nine councils in Taraba not connected to national grid

Olutimehin family seeks Ataoja stool

Alaibe lauds foundation, others over ex-militants training

Obi seeks minister’s assistance over water

Delta accuses Chevron of insincerity on oil spills

NAFDAC shuts down for bakeries in Ibadan

Police arrest 61 NURTW members

22 die in Abuja, Makurdi tragedies

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Clearing agents protest toll payment at Lagos airport

Muslims canvass good governance, others as Ramadan starts

Why I returned to PDP, by FCT minister

Yobe warns against diversion of hospital drugs

NAC seeks N150b lifeline for automotive industry

Fashola, Anya call for true federalism

Olatunji Dare’s book on June 12 for launch in Lagos

Ondo bans more filling stations on Akure road

Edo PDP, others condemn killing of aspirant

Court stops military trial of ex-general

Why electoral fraud persists, by senator

Doctors threaten fresh strike over benefits

Lagos explains new hotel licence law

Pharmacists fault proposed bill on fake drugs

Niger recovers N356m from contractors

Benue commends religious bodies over education, others

NIM decries ‘poor governance’

FG inaugurates committees on health sector review

Monday, August 09, 2010

Ban raises panel on global sustainability

Path to credible polls in 2011, by NESG

Agency to install radiation monitors at airports, others

Cultists renounce membership in Benue

Institute decries poor attitude to indigenous languages

Patience Jonathan opens clinic in Bauchi

3-Armoured Division begins yearly training

‘How NSE’s financial crisis worsened’

Jega defends INEC’s N90b budget proposal at N’Assembly

Police to probe contract awards in state commands, FCT

Osun REC cautions against ‘rushed’ elections

Edo health workers suspend strike

Civil society coalition ask Senate to swear in new member, okay Ondo re-run polls

Jonathan not under pressure to rig polls, says Presidency

Ohakim tasks new council chiefs on prudence

Church holds 80th anniversary

Yobe raises panel on voters’ register

NNPC pledges gas supply to boost power generation

Ondo to spend N1b on renovation of unity schools

Sunday, August 08, 2010

Govt moves to tackle casual staffing in oil sector

Senate meets tomorrow over INEC’s N74b request

UNICEF pledges support for anti-cholera crusade

NAFDAC campaigns against poor hygiene in Kaduna

How to curb kidnapping, others in South-East, by NAS

Oyo proscribes NURTW as factions clash

Ondo pledges to revisit N14.7b dam project

‘Yoruba in Jos are peace-loving’

FCT seeks clerics’ aid against vices

How Yerima plotted marriage with minor, by NAPTIP

Yobe reshuffles cabinet

INEC registers MEGA party

Retired Army General protests ejection from residence

Abia gov calls for state police over kidnapping

Kaduna tackles polio, distributes mosquito nets

UNIBEN partners private firm on e-security

Ogun urges doctors to shelve strike

Benue NUJ freezes accounts over illegal withdrawal of funds

Vice Chancellor asks students to shun cult activities

Saturday, August 07, 2010

U.S. Concerned Over Nigeria’s Counter-Terrorism Efforts

Three Killed, 14 Injured In Fresh Plateau, Bauchi Crises

Probe Your Govt, Ribadu Urges Jonathan

Civil Servants Flay Promotion Test

Activists, Politicians Reject Call For Shift Of Polls

2011:PDP Chieftain Berates Southeast Govs

PPPRA Faults NUPENG On Fuel Import Allocation

Judge Enjoins Govt To Build More Prisons

FG To Rehabilitate Teaching Hospitals

Opposition Parties Task State Govt On N70b Debt

How Yerima’s Driver Falsified Status To Save Ex-Gov, Self—NAPTIP

Friday, August 06, 2010

Growing Insecticide-Resistant Mosquitoes May Threaten Malaria Target

Jonathan Tasks Ministry Over Military Research, Others

Ataoja Laid To Rest Amid Encomiums

Akpabio Tasks States On Child Rights Act

Agric Development Project Records Breakthrough

Jonathan’s Presidency Will Of God, Says Nyako

NLNG Institutes $10,000 Choral Competition In Rivers

Obasanjo Corrupted The National Assembly, Says Roland Owie


Two Feared Killed In Bauchi Clash

Federal High Court Begins Vacation

Court Relaxes Ex-Finbank Chiefs’ Bail Conditions

Borno Raises Preaching Board

CAN To Parley Sultan Over Crises In North

Benue AC Leader Berates Northern Politicians, Traditional Rulers

Teacher Wins N20m In MTN Competition

Maduekwe, Labour Leader Join Senatorial Race

Osun To Host Conference Of Global Black Nationalities

Ijaw Students’ Leader Lambasts Representatives

Okebukola Seeks Educational Reforms

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Jonathan seeks better intra-Africa ties

Elder-statesman, Amaechi, laments nation’s woes, convenes summit

Police introduce new crime control strategy in Lagos

Grief as Ataoja of Osogbo passes on

11 die after drinking well water in Yobe

SERAP sues govt over pensioners’ plight

Borno government begs doctors to resume work

In Bauchi, Yoruba residents lament cultural decline

FCT school gets N13m Japanese grant

FRSC warns against crowding accident scenes

Stakeholders brainstorm on food safety in Nigeria

Imo to hold council polls tomorrow

Chevron denies alleged fish pond pollution

Jega lauds NOA for voters’ education

Police defy court order for council chief’s arrest

Nurses, midwives decry exclusion from healthcare schemes

Taraba monarchs move for fair polls

WaterAid begins hygiene campaign in Benue

Abia APGA faults Umeh on party structure

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Govt arraigns ANAMMCO chiefs over alleged fraud

AU, foundation sign pact on economic growth

Senate ex-Whip urges politicians to emulate CAN

Chinese group seeks better ties with Africa

Enugu lawmakers not involved in drug deals, says NDLEA

Osun lecturers allege clampdown over strike

Court rules on shareholders’ suit against Union Bank Oct. 22

Attacks diversionary, says Sylva’s aide

Youths attack church, destroy property in Ondo

Money politics is inimical to nation-building, says Shekarau

A’Ibom, Lagos politicians task govt on polls

Lower Niger groups seek autonomy

Rep's wife, others die in auto crash

Senator, Gemade bicker over political violence in Benue

Japan moves to improve Nigeria’s food security

Osun PDP chieftains task Nwodo on alleged forgery

Jigawa PDP urges govt to give INEC N84b

Cholera claims 15 in Borno State

Govt raises committee to boost drugs’ production

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

AC set for national convention

Rivers alleges manipulation of states’ oil revenue by RMAFC

Party chief seeks return to traditional governance systems

Abia ex-deputy gov faults impeachment by Assembly

Security chiefs meet, tackle Bayelsa crisis

Kaduna professionals hail PDP over Yakowa

NUC withdraws Ondo varsity’s licence, gives others deadline

Edo NMA seeks law to stop officials’ treatment overseas

FCT sells grains to check rising foodstuff prices

Gunmen attack Jonathan’s ‘associate’

Protesters storm Ogun Assembly over bond bid

LASIEC chief faults calls for Option A4 in 2011 elections

Institute lauds govt on polls, urges action on FoI Bill, others

Ogun monarchs seek councils’ involvement in crime-fighting

Jigawa cattle breeders mull immunisation boycott

Borno doctors begin indefinite strike

Elite urged to register, vote

FRSC moves for kids’ safety on roads

Agency plans fresh campaign against polio

Monday, August 02, 2010

119 feared killed in Uganda, S’Africa, China tragedies

Plateau govt raises alarm over alleged destabilisation plans

Adamawa Speaker, deputy impeached

Accolades, as gallant Falconets return

One dies as gunmen attack Bayelsa Speaker’s home

Reps allege inaction by EFCC over N9 billion House scam

Jonathan stops aides from 2011 campaign

FG to recover illegally acquired property

FRSC creates help desk on driver’s licence

Nigeria’s future depends on 2011 elections, says Carrington

Kaduna alleges plot to stop Yakowa from guber race

Govt to partner energy agency on cancer management

Court orders EFCC, SSS to release ex-bank chief’s passport

Bayelsa gets N2b housing loan

New immigration chief assures of fair deal

National awardees meet

Groups decry non-release of AIDS funds

Govt vows to reverse decline in breastfeeding

Ogbemudia ties peace in Edo PDP to fairness

Sunday, August 01, 2010

GOC absolves self of Jos killings

Govt arraigns bizman over alleged importation of fake drugs

AC urges suspension of errant senator


Ondo ex-militants begin training in C’River

Ooni, Oyinlola, Alao-Akala meet over LAUTECH ownership crisis

Bayelsa seeks JTF’s aid over insecurity

NDLEA nabs alleged drug pushers at Lagos airport

Labour Party wins Ondo re-run election

Niger Delta gets coastal road panel

CNPP, PDP differ over Benue polls

Defence corps arrests suspected oil pipeline vandals

Ekwenife, others quit PPA for APGA

Govt takes over Bayelsa cargo airport

Why I named recovered slum after Fawehinmi, by Oshiomhole

UNICEF wants media to focus on public health

Gunmen raid Bayelsa governor’s home

State govts tasked on doctors’ welfare

Benue boosts food production

Political parties want Imo to release subvention, hold council polls

N9b Scandal: EFCC, ICPC Urged To Make Findings Public

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