Guardian News Archive for March 2011

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Why Nigeria must get polls right, by S’African envoy

Appeal Court adjourns Oni’s removal suit indefinitely

Jonathan meets Labour leaders, set for debate

Why foreign reserve is low, by govt

Council of State okays plan for elections as worries mount

Monday, March 28, 2011

Ethiopian PM, Zenawi, queries Africa’s growth indices

Court okays El-Rufai’s trial over alleged graft

AU opposes no-fly zone over Libya

C’Wealth, U.S. caution politicians on poor polls conduct

Banks hike interest rates over CBN’s new lending rule

Sunday, March 27, 2011

SSS, in mind game, readies dungeons for politicians

The man Alex Uruemu Ibru

Nigeria bans food imports from Japan over radiation leaks

Isiaka, other PPN members petition NJC over judge’s orders in PDP crisis

Clashes in Lagos, Ogun, Benue, Borno over polls

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Commissioner, Nigerians Mourn Jobi-Fele

African Union Urges Democratic Elections In Libya

Jonathan Ends Presidential Campaign, Pledges Transformation

Credible Investors Lose Bids In Rescued Banks

INEC Administers Oath Of Neutrality On Staff

Friday, March 25, 2011

Rose Of Sharon Empowers 143 Widows, Others

Fayemi, Daniel, others Mourn Jobi-Fele

Jonathan Rounds Off Campaign Today

NATO Takes Control Of Libya’s Airspace

ACN Alleges Partisanship, Asks IG To Resign

Thursday, March 24, 2011

WHO raises alarm over rising cases of drug-resistant TB

Global agencies, Japan tackle food poisioning via nuclear reactors

Workers warn on violence, may shun polls

Appeal Court gives PDP, govs deadline on tenure extension debacle

Nigeria targets 600,000 jobs as N15tr gas projects begin

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

ECOWAS seeks UN intervention in Cote d’Ivoire’s crisis

Alarm over political violence, poor attendance mars North’

Jonathan to meet CAN, NSCIA over state of the nation

Parties differ over voting procedure

Govt orders crackdown as polls violence rages

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

ECOWAS’ leaders meet, decide tenure of commissioners, others

EFCC charges Shuaibu, 31 others over N12b pension fraud

Senate reviews acreage, bidding process in oil sector

CBN eyes elections, budgetary spendings, raises interest rates

Govt claims economy’s growth, new plan underway

Monday, March 21, 2011

Jonathan tasks foreign service officials on Nigeria’s image

Govt moves against guinea worm transmission from Chad, others

Intrigues as INEC ‘disowns’ tenure elongation appeal

Violence rocks Anambra, Edo, Plateau, Oyo

Katsina-Alu warns corrupt judges, swears in polls tribunals

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Two die in botched Plateau bombing

CBN, others seek passage of cyber security bill into law

Gaddafi vows ‘long war’ after U.S., allies strike

Govt to set gas revolution agenda

Contest is among all candidates, says Jonathan’s team

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Jonathan, In Jos, Warns ‘Crisis Merchants’

‘Governors Can No Longer Take Loans Beyond Their Tenure’

Harmonised Pensions Scheme: CBN Pensioners Petition Jonathan

Fresh Hurdles Before April Polls

War in Libya: Allied Forces Bomb Tripoli, Misrata

Govt Dares MEND, Gunmen Attack Mark’s Convoy

Friday, March 18, 2011

Akinjide Warns Politicians Against Ridiculing Courts Over Unfavourable Judgments

Deminers Yet To Excavate 50,000 Bombs, Others In South-East

S’Court Affirms Rivers Owners Of 86 Oil Wells

Stampede As Fire Guts Lagos Airport Terminal

Libya Soft-Pedals As UN Okays No Fly Zone

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Govt moves to tackle possible avian influenza pandemic

Edo police declare Eriyo wanted

Govt ends evacuation of stranded Nigerians from Libya

‘INEC bears moral burden to deliver credible polls’

Govt needs N15 trillion to generate 40,000mw

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Koroma decries Ivoirien crisis, EU backs Ouattra

Govt mediates NAMA, airlines face-off over enroute charges

Jega rejects secret session with lawmakers over INEC’s alleged role in parties’ primaries

N’Assembly okays N4.9 trillion budget for 2011

Shekarau scores PDP govt low, promises real change

Gunmen kidnap Delta council chief

Labour issues may delay passage of PIB, reps get report

Navy redeploys Admirals, Commodores

‘AU, ECOWAS will resolve Ivoirien crisis’

Agagu petitions NJC over removal from office

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Court halts planned sale of Bank PHB by CBN

JTF cautions MEND over planned attacks in Abuja, Lagos

Court dismisses Uduaghan’s tenure suit

NNPC/Shell intrigues stall gas to power project

How I’ll develop N’Delta, economy, by Ribadu

Uduaghan loses tenure elongation suit

Monday, March 14, 2011

MEND threatens attacks in Abuja, Lagos

Jonathan, Buhari, Ribadu campaigns differ on power sector reform

PDP, Jonathan in fresh plot for North-West, South-West

Opposition leader wins Niger’s presidential election

Buhari says Nigeria worse than 12 years ago

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Nigeria’s investments in submarine cables hit $2.24b

Untidy govt procedure leaves more Nigerians stranded in Libya

Govt mulls economy, to check reliance on oil

Experts task Nigeria, others on assets management

Nigerians in U.S. seek debate among office seekers

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Lagos Governorship Candidates Vow To Terminate Contracts With AlphaBeta

Govt Battling Forces Against Power Sector Reforms, Says Sanusi In U.S.

Petroleum Bill: Angry Reactions Trail Delay At NASS

Law School Exam Leaked

Jonathan In Ogun, Pledges New Refineries

Friday, March 11, 2011

Nigeria, Others Sign Aviation Pact

‘Please Forgive Me,’ Daniel Pleads With Obasanjo, ‘You Are Forgiven,’ OBJ Replies

Hundreds Feared Killed As Tsunami Hits Japan

Kukah, EU Envoy Chart Path To Credible Polls

Jonathan Orders Tight Security During, After Polls

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Jonathan, in Adamawa, pledges to focus on unity

Ladoja alleges threat to life

Police to deploy 240,000 for April polls

Nigeria, U.S. to expand trade, economic ties

No proof of misconduct against Katsina-Alu, Salami yet, says NJC

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

ACF, ACN caution against rigging, intimidation

Buhari, in Imo, pledges to tackle corruption

Why we need sovereign wealth fund, by Aganga

Govt rules out sabotage in ACN plane mishap

INEC asks Appeal Court to upturn tenure elongation verdict

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

India-EU drugs deal threatens free HIV/AIDS treatment

UNDP, others canvass community radios in Nigeria

ACN’s plane runs into goats at Bauchi airport

Reps reject President’s request for N26b virement in 2010 budget

INEC blasts governors over intolerance of opponents

Monday, March 07, 2011

Foreigners allege conscription into pro-Gaddafi forces

Govt re-arraigns Iranian, others over illegal arms importation

Why we dumped PDP, by Daniel’s faction

Development of South-South not optional, says Jonathan

Jega to INEC officials: No more room for misconduct

Sunday, March 06, 2011

Nigeria evacuates 1,243 citizens, Pope laments Libyan carnage

331 investors apply for PHCN firms

Jonathan reviews campaign strategy, visits Edo tomorrow

Parties differ over order of election verdict

Banks reject aircraft as collaterals by airlines

Saturday, March 05, 2011

April Poll: Presidential Candidates Scramble For International Support

Presidency, Filmmakers Dialogue On Fortune Of Nollywood

Foreign Investors Dump Shares Over IMF, CBN Naira Debate

86 Ex-CBN Employees Die Waiting For Entitlement

Forces Against Petroleum Industry Bill

Friday, March 04, 2011

Court To Hear Malicious Publication Case Against Oni April 14

Bloodshed In Libya Must End, Obama Warns

Atiku, Mark, Bankole Condemn Blast At Niger PDP Rally

Jonathan Decries Frequent Strikes By Workers

How Bode George Tricked Me To His Reception, By OBJ

Thursday, March 03, 2011

Jonathan tasks African leaders on HIV/AIDS, TB control

Reps threaten to stop work on 2011 budget

ICC to probe Gaddafi, allies over killings

13 die as bomb blasts rock PDP rally in Niger

Daniel continues legal battle as court affirms Olurin’s victory

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Govt grants 65 per cent waiver to airlines for pilgrimage operations

Why Nigeria’s elections must be credible, by Kufuor

U.S. sends in warships as Gaddafi vows to fight on

New Electoral Act stops removal of govs by courts, say Mark, Bankole

Senate wants excess crude funds saved for 25 years

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Reps may pass 2011 budget next week

Sanusi seeks N300b road rehabilitation funds

Why PDP must take over Lagos, by Jonathan

Shareholders threaten to sue CBN over planned sale of banks

PDP opposes INEC’s bid to vacate tenure elongation verdict

Monday, February 28, 2011

Mills, Rawlings seek global support for peace in Somalia

Obasanjo wants transfer of performing govs to other states

Govt set for another buy-off of banks’ bad loans

U.S. seeks dialogue with N’Assembly, guber candidates

Senate stops withdrawal from excess crude account

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