Guardian News Archive for October 2010

Friday, October 29, 2010

Judges Cautioned Against Bias

Blind Pastor Donates N5m Post To Oyo Police

Lagos, NAFDAC, NDLEA Warn Fake Drug Dealers

Saraki Hopeful Of Winning PDP’s Ticket

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Orji ready to meet varsity workers’ demand, says aide

Patience Jonathan launches community health guidelines

SERAP tasks President over Nigeria’s drop on corruption index

Lagos monarch seeks probe of palace invasion

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

FRSC strategises against traffic congestion, accidents at Yuletide

Orji, Wogu urge restraint over comments on zoning

Kogi councillors suspend chairman

Delta Deputy Speaker seeks support for INEC

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Women in business mobilise members for 2011 polls, others

Detained hotel workers sue police chief

C’River sanctions commissioners, aides over lateness

Cleric seeks support for Jega, warns against rigging

Monday, October 25, 2010

Minister wants Nigeria to exhibit 50-year discoveries

Plateau group lauds Jega’s push for internal democracy in parties

Federal workers protest ill-treatment in Owerri

Ex-VC decries abuse of honorary doctorate awards

BPE explains failure of power firms, insists on sale of PHCN

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Why Nigeria is in a shambles, by varsity don

Plateau denies giving Abuja House to Jonathan campaign outfit free

NDLEA seizes 911kg drugs, convicts 49 in Kano

‘Don’t vote for failed leaders’

Saturday, October 23, 2010

ACN Reveals Plan To Unseat Ruling Party In 2011

Tourism: African Leaders Call For Integration

Govt Gives Ultimatum For N15b FAAN Debt Recovery

House Defends N5.5m Nomination Fee For Governor

ANPP Lawmakers Protest Party’s Participation In 'Unity Government'

Jonathan In Bayelsa, Says Amnesty Is Working

2011: INEC To Mount Cameras At Polling Centres

NBA Faults Secret Trial Of Blasts Suspects

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Army reaffirms support for civil rule

NHIS decries ‘weak health system’

Jigawa pays N20m for burnt churches

Geidam picks re-election form

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

After bomb blasts, FCT flags off emergency medical aid

Forum asks govt to stop sale of PHCN

Banks are tying down agric funds, says VC

Don, others task Christians on voting in 2011

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Army may deploy more troops against Boko Haram sect

Don’t blame me for Aba’s woes, says Orji

YCE, coalition differ on northern ‘consensus candidate’

‘Edo won’t ban commercial motorcyclists’

Monday, October 18, 2010

Police dock 83 over Ebonyi communal clashes

Vessel owners ask govt to probe high sea fuel racketeering

Stakeholders raise alarm over female genital mutilation

Poor irrigation system threatens farms, others in Yobe

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Kidnapped Abia pupils get scholarship

Why North must look beyond oil revenue, by Taraba stakeholders

ACN, Musa, others caution INEC, N’Assembly over 2011 polls

‘Abia now receiving federal attention’

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Nigeria Ratifies UN Child Protocol

Electoral Act: Group Warns Of ‘Right Of First Refusal’ Clause

FCT Minister Gets New COS

Saraki Promises South East 2015, Pledges To Reinvigorate Agriculture

Friday, October 15, 2010

Jega Needs To Engage People Of Integrity, Says Cleric

Imo PHCN Workers Protest Over Monetisation Arrears

Yobe Bars Civil Servants From Politics

Mrs Mimiko For Bankers’ Forum

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Defence College seeks N9b to complete site

NESG summit begins in Abuja on Tuesday

Ogun teachers urge better funding of education

Oshiomhole flays INEC timetable, tasks EU on 2011 polls

N’Assembly to curb borrowing, drawing from excess crude account

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

FCT Minister tasks NECO on exam malpractices

21,041 cases pending in A’Ibom courts, says CJ

276 councillors sue Benue govt over deductions from salaries

Imo Assembly raises panel on ASUU strike

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Jega, Onu caution on conflicts, insecurity ahead 2011 polls

Songs of praise as Gadzama bows out

Hospital urges better funding of mental healthcare services

Saraki commissions new Kwara dam

Monday, October 11, 2010

Senator seeks trial of contractors of abandoned projects

Lagos saves N104m from ghost workers, pensioners

DPR lauds better supply, sale of fuel in Borno, Yobe

Jigawa NBA boss commends action against Aondoakaa

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Ogun plans summit on education

Why investors shun Nigeria, by commissioners’ forum

Group urges scrapping of zoning, quota system

Ex-VC tasks youths on 2011 polls

Saturday, October 09, 2010

18,000 Cases Pending In State’s Courts, Says Chief Judge

FG To Partner Stakeholders On Eradication Of Rabies

Forum Tasks Govt On Education

Friday, October 08, 2010

‘Governance Is About Responsibility’

Chevron Trainees Appeal For Employment

Academy Inaugurates Excellence Club

Ekiti Govt’s Spokesman Lauds Runsewe, Dantata, Babawale Tenure Extension

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Pharmacists task presidential aspirants on health sector

Protesters decry alleged Suntai’s support for senator’s re-election bid

NDLEA quizzes woman over alleged drug trafficking

Lamido charges donors on transparency

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

UN urges global action on lead poisoning in Nigeria

U.S. envoy-designate to Nigeria, McCulley, gets brief, sets agenda

American, Japanese win Nobel Prize for chemistry

Playing pupil kills mate with ‘robber’s gun’

Court orders status quo in suit against amended constitution

UN agency, others want more women in governance

Nigerians must make leaders accountable, says Oshiomhole

Soyinka centre calls for entries for 2010 awards

Stakeholders move to reverse Nigeria’s ouster from FIFA

Akinjide cautions N’Assembly, prefers 1999 Constitution for 2011 polls

Support for lawmakers seeking fourth term splits Ijaw leaders

FERMA officials, motorists lament state of Jalingo-Wukari road

Gaidam tasks religious leaders on security

Ex-minister explains support for Mark

Oshiomhole, Saraki condole with Imoke

120,000 volunteers to campaign for Jonathan

Kaduna gov, guber aspirant disagree on alleged harassment

Anyim, Agbazue, others seek unity among church leaders

Police assure of security in Lagos

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

NNPC dismisses alleged plan to bomb Abuja towers

Polio cases drop by 98% in Nigeria

Govt releases N1.7b to tackle natural disasters, others

ACN insists PDP plans arrest of Ekiti re-run polls verdict

Commission uncovers massive fraud in Taraba

Party leaders counsel INEC, PDP, police over 2011 elections

Oyo police command lose 14 men in one year

Igbo Assembly leader tasks Ndigbo on alleged marginalisation

Akunyili’s books for presentation tomorrow

Jigawa PDP chairman, others arraigned

Lagos shortlists eight for trans desert trip to London

Abia warns against illegal arms possession??

France jails, fines ex-broker $6.7b

Two Russians win Nobel Prize for physics

Police quiz five NCDSC officials over murder

Ilorin varsity medical chief tasks private sector on health

Group decries weak opposition in Benue

NLC wants take-off of new pay before 2011

Ovadje, Eferakeya intensify campaigns

Monday, October 04, 2010

ECOWAS unveils regional power blueprint

Test tube baby pioneer, Edwards, wins Nobel Prize for Medicine

UN charges nations to eradicate slums

Adeboye tasks clerics, others on good leadership

World Bank lauds growth rate, fiscal prudence in Edo

Proposed ICT ministry may be named MSCT

ERA seeks passage of tobacco bill

Liyel Imoke loses mother

CAN, don urge competence, fair deal for all aspirants

Alao-Akala denies plotting to impose monarch on community

Taraba Tiv community alleges oppression by Jukuns

Poor sanitation threatens achievement of MDG goals, says expert

Edo PDP accuses faction of dropping Ogbemudia’s name

Stakeholders seek support for down syndrome kids

PDP denies plan to influence ruling on Ekiti guber re-run polls

Benue deputy gov denies campaigning against Mark

Police rescue six kidnapped students, others in Abia

Imoke seeks law to boost tourism

Ohanaeze sets up foundation to raise funds

Sunday, October 03, 2010

Gusau, Babangida flaunt credentials, Saraki opposes amendment of Electoral Act

Federation revenue declines by 42%

Nigeria, U.S. renew onslaught against organised crime

EFCC declares Siemens ex-officials wanted over €17.5m scam

Militants to condemn bombings

ACN tasks judiciary over Ekiti re-run polls’ verdict

CNPP, ACF condemn blasts, blame govt

It can’t be justified, says Daniel

It is unprecedented, says Atiku

FCT orders free treatment of victims

Uduaghan seeks body to check ethnic crises

‘Nigeria losing generation to organised crime’

OOU teachers begin strike today

Imo gets new CJ, head of service

Benue CNPP seeks probe into failed road projects

Rumbling in Edo PDP over House leader’s bid for third term

Ondo teachers want better pay

Cleric lists obstacles to nation’s growth

Poly gets new rector

Saturday, October 02, 2010

How US Shared Intelligence Saved Casualty Record

Why Sylva, Imoke, Idris, Nyako, Wamako Must Go To Court

How Jonathan Disappointed Nigerians In New York

EU, Canada Condemn Anniversary Bombing

More Reactions Trail Bomb Blast

Attack Has Nothing To Do With Niger Delta -- Jonathan

UN, Others Lead Global Condemnation On Bomb Blast

Afenifere, Ondo Govt Condemn Abuja Blast

Akwa Ibom People React

Oyegun, Others Condemn Independence Day Blast

Mitee, INC Condemn Abuja Bomb Blast

Bomb Blast: Ohakim Wants Perpetrators Apprehended

At 50, Nigeria Is Growing Well, Say Clerics, Students

Oristejafor Blames Religious Crises On Security Agents

Women Engineers Meet On Investment Challenges

Club Moves To Combat Breast Cancer

Four Held Over Illegal Possession Of Firearms

Rights Body Berates EFCC Over Harassment Of State Officials

NAGAFF, ANLCA Dialogue, Restore Partnership

Friday, October 01, 2010

Eight Die, Others Injured In Abuja Blast

President Unfolds Vision Of New Nigeria

How Jonathan, 14 African Leaders Celebrated Independence

Kidnapped Kids Regain Freedom In Abia

Oshiomhole, Ohakim Task Leaders, Others On Nation’s Greatness

Edo NMA Begins Anti-cholera Campaign

Suntai Seeks Action Against Graft

French Naval Ship Leaves As Obama, Sarkozy Felicitate With Nigeria

There’s Cause To Celebrate Ekiti At 14, Says Oni

Saraki, Suswam, Oyinlola, Chime Optimistic About Nigeria

Ohajuruka Guns For Abia Governorship

Imo Police Arrest Varsity Student, Boyfriend Over Arranged Kidnap

Celebrating Nigeria At 50 In Darkness

God Has A Covenant With Nigeria, Says Cleric

Activists Say Nigeria Is A Failed State

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Defence h’quarters explains military chiefs’ exit

New industrial blueprint ready in Dec, says minister

Scientists find ‘habitable’ planet near Earth

Jega, ACF, others blame politicians for Nigeria’s woes

Labour, Gowon, Okogie chart path to national rebirth

Mimiko, Orji, Obi, Ngige salute Nigeria at 50

It’s time for reflection, says Atiku Abubakar

‘Let’s count our blessings, actualize our potential’

Amaechi urges patriotism, Tinubu tasks Nigerians on next 50 years

Buhari promises to reform agric, security, others

Nigeria is slipping into a failed state, says NANS 

How frequent change in leadership stalls Ekiti’s growth

Obama’s aide to speak at empowerment summit

MFM prays for Nigeria

IMT begins post-UTME screening

Orji talks tough, fingers opponents in kids’ abduction

Why conflict persists in Nigeria, by Kukah, Mbillah

Borno INEC to train 11,799 officials for voters’ registration, polls

Edo PDP asks court to stop N30b bond for Oshiomhole

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