Guardian News Archive for April 2011

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Over 200 die in U.S., Morocco storm, explosion

Nigeria rates high in non-communicable diseases

AU, others urged to wade into EU ban on African airlines

Soyinka decries post-presidential polls violence

Kaduna, Bauchi hold peaceful elections

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

NSE sues Okereke-Onyiuke, others over alleged N264.9m shares scam

Useni, Shagaya lose senatorial bid

Fayemi celebrates, Fayose kicks as ACN sweeps Ekiti

Civil groups want INEC to probe polls’ lapses

Governors’ class of 2011

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

50 Abia corps members return from Bauchi

AGF queries ministry over Keke NAPEP trademark

Govt, UNICEF agree on malaria reduction plans

‘Results collation, bane of Nigerian polls’

Bated breath as Nigerians await results of guber polls

26 states pick governors

Monday, April 25, 2011

Konate heads AU standby force

U.S. non-oil import from Africa hits $4b

ECOWAS begins fresh move to check poverty

Security strengthened nationwide for elections

26 states pick govs today

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Protests trail planned re-run in Anambra Central

Candidates end campaigns into legislature

Attah not charged in UK court

Pope, govs, others seek forgiveness at Easter

Army, police task officers on national interest at polls

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Fresh Attack In Plateau Leaves One Dead, Three Others Injured

Presidential Polls: CPC Calls For Forensic Examination Of Ballot Papers

... Act Now, Nigerians Urge President

3,000 NYSC Members Stranded In Bauchi

Jonathan Preaches Peace

Friday, April 22, 2011

NYSC Withdraws Corps Members From Jigawa Guber Polls

Yakowa Pleads As Non-Indigenes Flee Kaduna

Parties Strategize For Gubernatorial, Legislative Polls

Stalemate In Libya As Battle Rages

UN Plans Probe Of Post-Polls Riots

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Parties intensify preparations for governorship, legislative elections

Ekiti govt denies sacking workers for voting for Jonathan

INEC shifts gov, legislative polls in Kaduna, Bauchi

Leaders task Nigerians on essence of Easter

Row over alleged rigging of presidential election

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Appeal Court okays Masari, Isa as CPC gov candidates

U.S., France laud polls, pledge support for Jonathan

At forum, The Guardian renews bond with stakeholders

FEC orders crackdown on mayhem culprits, congratulates Jonathan

Jonathan: Violence reminds of civil war, vows ‘enough’!

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Jonathan suspends interior minister

U.S. warns nationals over violence in Nigeria

Buhari, IBB, others deplore violence

Sultan, Oritsejafor condemn carnage in northern states

A new era is coming, Jonathan pledges

Monday, April 18, 2011

Okonjo-Iweala hinges Nigeria’s economic growth on credible polls

Okah to face more charges in S’African court

Jonathan, others urge calm, military warns troublemakers

Violence breaks out in Kaduna, Kano, Niger

INEC formally declares Jonathan winner

Post-election fighting erupts in Kaduna, Kano, curfew imposed

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Pope asks faithful to seek ‘God’s face’

Confusion in NLC over Odah’s accumulated leave

Aircraft defects may trigger rush for new brands

Saraki, others laud polls conduct

Hail to the Chief! Jonathan!

Saturday, April 16, 2011

INEC Regrets Arrest Of Observers

An Evening Phone Call From Mr. President

Iyabo Obasanjo Shuns Poll, As Ogun Records Low Turnout

Shekarau, Saraki, Others Urge Spirit Of Sportsmanship

Jonathan, Buhari In Early Lead

Voting commences in presidential election

Friday, April 15, 2011

SSS Quizzes 92 Politicians In Ekiti Ahead Of Today’s Polls

Appeal Court Upholds Tenure Extension For Five Governors

Credible Polls In Nigeria Will Boost Africa’s Image, Says Kuffuor

Ibori Extradited To UK, EFCC Hails Action

Nigeria Holds Historic Presidential Polls

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Nigeria regains 200,000 bpd oil export as Bonga bounces back

NDDC gets govt’s nod for N48.5b projects

Jega assures of better polls tomorrow

Hopes for a new day as nation picks president

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Govt tasks labour on productivity as wage bill hits N1 trillion

Ministry denies bias in appointment of 25 envoys

100m Nigerians are without electricity, says BPE

PDP, opposition parties mobilise for Jonathan

ACN denies pact with Buhari on polls

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Jonathan unfolds fresh plan to boost economy

Tinubu flown to Abuja in presidential jet

Electricity consumers to get advance notice before outage

Jonathan meets PDP, opposition leaders tomorrow

More protests trail N’Assembly elections

Monday, April 11, 2011

Gbagbo captured, urges supporters to surrender

PDP dangles unity govt carrot before rivals

AU wants leaders to end Somalia’s crisis

PDP sustains lead as INEC releases more results

Jega, RECs meet over presidential polls

Sunday, April 10, 2011

African health ministers tackle non-communicable diseases

Army begins new force structure for better security

ACN wins in Ogun, DPP in Delta Central, PDP takes Delta North

Shocks of N’Assembly polls

PDP sweeps Abuja seats

CPC, PDP share seats in Niger

ACN, CPC  make inroads into PDP areas in Kogi

U.S. envoy lauds Nigeria’s polls

Nnamani crashes, as Chime, Saraki hold sway in Enugu, Kwara

Saturday, April 09, 2011

PDP Struggles, As Opposition Takes Early Lead

Uneasy Calm In Imo State Capital

Fashola Expresses Cautious Optimism Over Polls

Rivers: How Postponement Of House Of Reps Election Almost Marred Senatorial Polls

Jega Scores Polls High

Massive Turnout Nationwide

PDP Loses Strongholds In Ogun To ACN, As Obasanjo-Bello, Daniel Lose Wards

Six killed while attempting to snatch ballot boxes

Voting Peaceful In Plateau

Amidst heavy security, polls hold peacefully in Ikorodu

Voting peaceful despite beginning late in Taraba

Kano records mass turnout as security arrest persons with 500 ballot papers, dane guns

Lagos REC lists collation centres

Polls commence nationwide

Friday, April 08, 2011

Political Parties Reject Staggered Election In Ekiti

Stalemate Persists In Abidjan, As Gbagbo Remains In Bunker

Explosion Kills Suspected Bomber, Bin Laden Linked To Bombs

Akwa Ibom ACN Governorship Candidate, Akpanudoedehe, Granted Bail

How We’ll Ensure Credible Polls, By Jega

Explosion rocks Suleja INEC office

Thursday, April 07, 2011

ACN petitions AIG over conduct of C’River PDP officials

Appeal Court reserves verdict on tenure elongation

We won’t accept rigging of Nigeria polls, says U.S.

Soldiers get shoot-on-sight order in fresh assault on polls violence

INEC shifts N’Assembly polls in 63 areas

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Panel urges rationalisation of MDAs, office perks

Buhari, Shekarau pledge to tackle N’Delta, others

Oshiomhole seeks new revenue formula

Govt pledges not to interfere in INEC conduct of polls

Parties tackle members on spectre of violence

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Ajumogobia, senator task Nigeria on M’East crises

INEC ends parley, denies alleged plan to shift polls in nine states

Allegations of planned rigging trail N’Assembly polls, Oshiomhole kicks

Gbagbo ‘surrenders’, seeks UN protection

How Jega can get it right, by parties, candidates

Monday, April 04, 2011

Nigeria misses health target, S’Africa, Rwanda top spending

‘How Diaspora bonds can fetch Nigeria, others $10b yearly’

PDP intensifies lobby in N’West, S’West for Jonathan

C’Wealth asks INEC to win Nigerians’ confidence in polls

Jega, RECs tackle flaws amid fears over exposed materials

Sunday, April 03, 2011

Jonathan’s team, Arewa, leaders urge support for Jega on new plan

Alleged fraud at NSE unresolved as new DG assumes office

Culture scholar, Ulli Beier, dies at 91

onathan’s team, Arewa, leaders urge support for Jega on new plan

How INEC bowed to parties’ pressure for polls extension

Academy of Letters commends Ondo over education policy

Jega rejigs polls timetable, NASS elections now April 9

Saturday, April 02, 2011

Gunmen Abduct Federal Lawmaker

Confusion In Delta

Build Up To The Crisis

Jega Takes Full Responsibility

INEC: Tales Of An Election Fiasco

National Assembly Election Updates

INEC postpones N/Assembly Elections till Monday

Friday, April 01, 2011

Ogun Muslims Fault Conferment Of Title On PPN Guber Candidate

Court Remands 41 Suspected ACN Members In Prison

Security Agents Move Against Threats To Peaceful Polls

Crowding At Polling Booths Worries Security Chiefs

We Must Get It Right This Time, Says Jega

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Cameroun gendarmes’ harassment of Nigerians persists in C’River

Nigeria okays global pressure to oust Gbagbo

Police clear explosive device at Aregbesola’s campaign rally, Okiro cautions INEC

IG moves all state commissioners of police around

Nigeria shuts borders as polls begin tomorrow

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