Guardian News Archive for February 2011

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Jonathan’s Campaign Group Denies Buying Voter Cards

New Public Procurement Module Underway

Libyan Turmoil: Demand For Nigerian Oil Rises

ACN/CPC Alliance: Tinubu Is Lying, Says Bafarawa

INEC To Appeal Verdict On Imoke, Sylva, Nyako, Others

Friday, February 25, 2011

April Polls: Jonathan Hails Court Verdict On Five Govs

ANPP Inaugurates Campaign Organs

ACF Explains Chairman’s Ouster

2,000 Feared Killed As Protests Linger In Libya

NBA Inaugurates Panel On CJN, Salami

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Govt wants MDAs to implement economic blueprint

ICC, AU, ILO express worries over Libya’s crisis

New firms warm up as NITEL’s sale goes awry again

ACN, Oni return to the trenches over Ekiti guber polls’ verdict

Reps make defence, economy no-go areas in passed FoI Bill

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Senegal cuts ties with Iran over weapons shipment

Govt to assist displaced communities over dam

What the 1999 and amended constitutions say on gov’s tenure

FEC orders speedy evacuation of Nigerians from Libya

Confusion as court excludes five states from April guber polls

Court stops guber election in five states

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

65 die in New Zealand’s quake

Foreign nationals flee Libya, Nigerians’ fate unknown

Govt may pay N90b yearly to oil communities

Jonathan, in Kwara, pledges to tackle poverty

Shocks on Nigerians as Senate okays new workers’ pay

Defiant Gaddafi refuses to quit amid Libya protests

Monday, February 21, 2011

Alao-Akala denies alleged N50m bribe

Stakeholders seek citizens’ role in electing W’African leaders

Controversy over Gaddafi’s whereabouts

Health workers on strike, shut down federal hospitals

Naira not overvalued, says Sanusi

Sunday, February 20, 2011

WCO, ECOWAS sign pact on customs integration

Agency predicts heavy rainfall, high crop yield

200 feared killed in Libya’s protest

Banks panic as CBN moves to verify update of customers’ accounts

Intrigues in Supreme Court over Katsina-Alu’s exit date

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Diaspora Group Rallies Support For Amaechi

Kalu’s Adoption Of Jonathan A Fluke, Says Orji’s Aide

Gbagbo’s Ousting: U.S Military Offers Support To Nigeria, ECOWAS

History, As NDA Starts First Recruitment Of Women For Regular Combatant Commission

Party Campaigns:Nigerians Bemoan Absence Of Concrete Issues, Discourse

Friday, February 18, 2011

Bankole Rules Out North African Revolt In Nigeria

Court Voids New Ataoja Of Osogbo’s Appointment

Crisis In Pharmacy Council Deepens

Suspected Trafficker Excretes 72 Drug Wraps, Dies Later

Federal Govt Plans Constitutional Roles For Monarchs

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Nigerian, Dutch firms, others strike N11.9b telecoms equity deal

Reps probe alleged graft in judiciary

INEC detects double registration by prospective voters

Courts stop Lagos PDP gov candidate, uphold Kogi primary election

Don’t manipulate votes in my favour, says Jonathan

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Lagos, Oyo, Ogun collect 100 taxes, levies, MAN alleges

Appeal Court reinstates sacked Bayelsa dep gov, Ebebi

FEC approves power sector contracts

Ribadu pledges one million houses, 30m jobs

Govt plans courts for bank fraud, loan default

Appeal Court reinstates Ebebi to office

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

World Bank to spend $3m on erosion in Anambra

FG probes Alao-Akala, police chief over Oyo disturbances

How security agents caused Rivers stampede, by witnesses

Jos monarch relocates from palace as 12 die in violence

Salami formally seeks to pull suit against ‘promotion’

Salami applies to withdraw suit against ‘promotion’

Monday, February 14, 2011

Airlines access N200b intervention fund

NNPC targets full refining capacity, may engage refinery builders for TAM

Minister, NYSC boss bicker over budget

Court clears Alao-Akala, Onwuegbu replaces Chime in Enugu

Why Salami may withdraw suit against ‘promotion’ tomorrow

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Healthcare in crisis as nationwide doctors’ strike looms

ACN to kick off campaign with colloquium?

Military rulers dissolve Egypt’s parliament, suspend constitution

Rivers, Delta, others mourn stampede victims

Govt moves to revive auto industry with N550b

Saturday, February 12, 2011

States Urged To Focus Counter-terrorism Efforts On International Law

Jonathan Queries Sambo Over Poor Attendance At Kaduna Rally

Four People Beheaded In Jos Fresh Attack

Govt Plans Multi-year, Scenario Budget Option

President Regrets Loss Of Lives At Port Harcourt Rally

Friday, February 11, 2011

Edo PDP To Boycott Today’s Assembly Rerun Election

Five feared killed in Jos council crisis

ACN, CPC Alliance Talks Has Not Collapsed, Says Buhari

Mubarak Resigns, Hands Over Power To Military

Chime, Orji Get PDP ‘s Flag To Contest April Polls

Mubarak resigns, hands over to military

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Nigeria won’t pursue single digit inflation at growth risk, says Sanusi

How investors in PHCN firms will emerge, by BPE

Soyinka decries insecurity, backs Ribadu for President

Jonathan receives new envoys, pledges free, fair polls

N’Assembly may cut ministries’ budget by 50 per cent

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Senators issue arrest warrant on minister

Plateau community, Hausa, Fulani sign peace pact

Fashola, Aregbesola, others tackle Jonathan’s ‘recklessness’ in calling South West leaders ‘rascals’

C’Wealth tasks Nigeria on electoral violence

Reps decry alleged embargo on budget execution

NJC voids Salami's 'promotion'

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

CBN goes tough on banks over ATM fraud, others

Jonathan campaigns in Ibadan, seeks S’West votes

INEC recants on Alao-Akala, Chime, displays more names

Court rejects EFCC’s bid for bench warrant on Igbinedion, others

Salami in court, alleges victimisation

Monday, February 07, 2011

W’ African monetary zone reviews compliance with Eco

Banks await CBN’s directives on currency sorting firms

Egyptian govt raises pay, pledges to tackle graft

Shock as Bankole, Daniel are out of INEC’s list in Ogun

Nigeria, U.S. fine-tune plans for power, aviation sectors

Sunday, February 06, 2011

Jonathan dissolves campaign organisation

S’Court voids naval officer’s conviction

Window for Gbagbo’s peaceful exit closing, says U.S. envoy

April polls under threat from judiciary, politicians

The case against Salami’s ‘promotion’, by CNPP, lawyers, others

Saturday, February 05, 2011

Over 2.2m Voters Registered In Rivers

Last-minute Rush, Low Turnout At Registration Centres In Anambra

Lagos State Doctors Down Tools, As Edo Counterparts Suspend Strike

New National Security Strategy Underway, Says Azazi

INEC Gives 48-hour Extension, As Voter Registration Ends

Friday, February 04, 2011

ECOWAS Okays Contracts For Joint Border Posts

INEC Re-admits 12 Parties

U.S. Mulls Interim Govt In Egypt

PDP To Pick New Chairman After Polls

Ex-INEC Chief, Guobadia, Dies At 78

Thursday, February 03, 2011

New vaccine boosts HIV/AIDS treatment

Experts seek new aviation policy

Nigeria evacuates 520 citizens from Egypt

Police ban rallies in Plateau

Budget Office opposes Reps’ plan for new oil benchmark

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

I’II accept defeat if I lose 2011 polls, says Jonathan

FEC okays return of marketing boards

Mubarak offers to quit in September

Cash-strapped lawmakers seek release of 2011 first quarter allocations

Tributes, fond memories of Enahoro at burial rites

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Gates, Pate task world leaders on polio eradication

SSS arrests aide for alleged threats to Amaechi’s life

Dilemma over Alao-Akala, Olurin, Obasanjo-Bello candidatures

Security Council, Borno, Plateau, Bauchi govs meet over violence

How wrong equipment, others mar voters’ registration

Monday, January 31, 2011

Govt orders evacuation of Nigerians in Egypt

Fashola signs N450b budget, fortifies state security

Court releases Iranian, others over illegal arms’ shipment

NBA seeks extension of bank account’s update

Why govt is wary of emergency rule in Borno, Plateau

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