Guardian News Archive for May 2011

Sunday, May 29, 2011

I’ll fulfil promises, says Suswam

I won’t tolerate graft, other vices, says new Gombe governor

Ohakim absent as Okorocha takes over in Imo

Jonathan brings the world to Nigeria

Jonathan’s hand now on the plough…

Daniel Did Not Flee Country, Says Aide

History As Jonathan Is Sworn-In

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Daniel Did Not Flee Country, Aide

Why I Won’t Attend Jonathan’s Inauguration, By Buhari

History As Jonathan Is Sworn In

‘No Going Back On Petroleum Sector Reforms’

I Will Work For Common Good – Jonathan

Friday, May 27, 2011

Boko Haram Raids Police Station, Barracks, Bank, Kills 13

Tribunal Dismisses Petition Against Jonathan

President Pledges Pro-Children’s Projects, Signs Sovereign Wealth Bill

Govt, Oil Firms Renew Bid To Boost Power Supply

Ministers, PDP Leaders In Fierce Lobby For Cabinet Slots

Thursday, May 26, 2011

ITUC faults G-8 over $14b aid cutback to Africa

Arab, IMF issues dominate G-8 summit agenda

Newspaper owners pick Obaigbena as president, task Jonathan on FoI bill

Tight security ahead of inauguration

Four-year term short, says Jonathan

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

UN, AU, others mark Africa Day, charge leaders on youth development

Why U.S., UK are enduring allies, by Obama

Jonathan leaves FEC intact after last session

Govt briefs diplomats on inauguration arrangements

National Assembly passes N4.5 trillion budget for 2011 

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

MOSOP faults UN assessment of Ogoni oil spill sites

How to boost Nigeria-U.S. trade ties, by envoy

G-8 nations invite Jonathan to 2011 summit

Presidential polls tribunal adjourns indefinitely

Senate may cut 2011 budget by N500b

Two die in Kaduna plane crash

Monday, May 23, 2011

Govt pledges to overhaul airport facilities nationwide

UN moves to protect indigenous people’s rights

Presidential polls tribunal may miss deadline on cases

‘Reps won’t overrule President on 2011 Budget Bill’

Nigeria renews quest for UN seat

Jostle for Reps Speaker slot, others intensifies

Sunday, May 22, 2011

UN Habitat survey rates local councils ‘ineffective’

ICC assigns Cote d’Ivoire crimes to pre-trial chamber

Polls violence: Survivors narrate ordeal as demand for justice heightens

We need fair trade, not aid, say African leaders

‘Africa’s challenge, my biggest challenge’

Saturday, May 21, 2011

University Of Entertainment Opens In Abuja

Despite Court Ruling, Fears Over Disruption Of Airport Operations Tomorrow

Dokubo, Togo Want Amnesty

What Nigeria’s Polls Mean For Africa, By Mazrui, Adefuye

Unease In Military Over Maritime Security Bill

Court Voids Okereke-Onyiuke’s Sack As NSE Chief

Friday, May 20, 2011

Court Voids Okereke-Onyuike’s Sack As NSE Chief

Firm Sues AGF, Alleges Abuse Of Office

Obama’s Speech: Going Back To Pre-1967 Borders Unrealistic, Says Israel

Reps May Downplay Religion, Ethnicity In Speakership Race

N’Assembly Mounts Pressure On Jonathan To Sign 2011 Budget

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Govt partners Morocco on lottery business

Jonathan is ready, will transform Nigeria, Minister assures

Nigeria seeks global treaty on fake drugs

Jonathan pledges to tackle ‘culture of impunity’

Reps raise fresh fears over 2011 budget, oil bill

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Al Qaeda names new leaders, 17 killed in attacks

Africa seeks global focus on communicable diseases

NBA president walks out on court in Akingbola’s trial

Senate shuts out freshmen from plum posts

Jonathan dissolves advisory panel, govt tackles inflation

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Mark urges prudent use of foreign aid

WHO sets 2012 deadline to end polio

Obama begins new policy to boost trade with Africa

Jonathan in Kwara, pledges to revamp economy

Federal legislators pass ETF, sovereign wealth bills

IMF chief detained at Rikers Island

Monday, May 16, 2011

IMF chief faces another sex charge, denied bail

ICC prosecutor seeks arrest of Gaddafi, two others

Race for Senate principal offices open to all, says Mark

Court stops CBN, others from selling Finbank

Jonathan unfolds agenda for new era

Sunday, May 15, 2011

HDP asks tribunal to nullify PDP’s victory at presidential polls

Nigeria’s team set for global health confab

S’East govs, Ekwueme, others meet over zoning

Presidency, N’Assembly rework 2011 budget

PDP, ACN trade words over fresh violence

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Cleric Urged Jonathan To Make Security A Priority

Release Akingbola Forthwith, Court Orders EFCC

20 Die In Borno, Yobe

Why Obama Approved Transfer Of Warship To Nigeria

Anxiety, As NASS Races To Choose Leaders

Friday, May 13, 2011

Aftermath of NATO Strikes: Gadaffi Whereabouts Unknown

Gunmen Kill Policeman, Others In Borno

Kids Evacuated Over Bomb Scare In Enugu School

80 Die In Pakistan Blasts

77 Senators Okay Mark For Senate Presidency

Thursday, May 12, 2011

U.S. strengthens Nigeria’s security, donates two warships

Jega wants N’Assembly to revisit Electoral Act

CPC says panel on polls violence illegal, coalition seeks Buhari’s trial

Parties oppose new Senate rule on principal officers

Outrage as Bankole admits Reps owe banks N10b

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Women protest killing of corps members, Imoke backs probe

UN yet to fulfill promises on Bakassi, says council chief

U.S., Nigeria, others owe UN $4.4b

Mass deployment of police in five states underway

PDP retains zoning of political offices

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

UN warns of rise in economic disaster losses

ECOWAS, global experts step up anti-terror campaign

Humanitarian crisis worsens, as NATO shells Libya

Arewa, others disagree on polls violence tribunal

N’Assembly, INEC to tackle polls’ flaws, violence

Monday, May 09, 2011

UN confab moves to help poor nations

Sanusi, others chart ways for integration in W’Africa

Technical lapses threaten 1,074 mw power plant

More parties, candidates throng polls’ tribunals over grievances

Govt raises probe panel on election violence

Okogie urges compensation for slain Corps members

Sunday, May 08, 2011

Igbinedion denies bribing judge, court rules May 31 on ex-gov’s motion

U.S. seeks access to Bin Laden’s widows

NYSC holds memorial prayers for slain corps members

Germany may sever aid, trade with Plateau over crisis

Arik aircraft in emergency landing

Saturday, May 07, 2011

I Will Put National Interest First , Says Jonathan

Ohakim: A Gamble That Failed

Imo Speaker Loses Seat

Jega Speaks On Imo Extra Election

Celebration In Imo

Rochas Okorocha Is Imo Governor-Elect

Friday, May 06, 2011

Fayemi Weeps, As Slain Corps Member Is Buried

Gunmen Kill 19 In Attack On Bauchi Village

CPC Files Application At Tribunal Over Presidential Polls

Protests, Late Arrival Of Materials Mar Imo SupplementaryElection

Al-Qaeda Confirms Bin Laden’s Death

Thursday, May 05, 2011

Jonathan extols Yar’Adua’s virtues, thanks Nigerians for support

African airlines fault Europe over ban

Pension assets grow to N2 trillion

U.S. combs Bin Laden’s data, may increase terror watch list

Anxiety as Imo election holds today

Wednesday, May 04, 2011

ICC prosecutor to seek arrest warrant for abuse in Libya

Jega reads riot act as Imo polls hold, govt imposes curfew

CNPP asks INEC to de-register weak political parties

Nigeria reviews aviation security over Bin Laden

Obama greets Jonathan,tasks leaders on democratic model

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

UNESCO chief seeks protection of freedom of expression

NEPAD group unfolds plan to develop infrastructure

UN declares Bin Laden’s death victory against terrorism

Aggrieved parties, candidates head for polls’ tribunals

Jonathan, PDP meet over zoning, new cabinet

Monday, May 02, 2011

Global alert on militants’ likely revenge after bin Laden’s death

No reason to plea bargain, says Akingbola

Jostle for Senate presidency begins as senators resume

Al-Qaeda: Men to watch after Osama

How end came for Bin Laden

World 'safer' without Bin Laden, says Obama

DNA test confirms Osama's death

Bin Laden found hiding in luxury compound

Americans laud Obama over Osama’s death

Bin Laden: Diplomats in Nigeria wants security

Sunday, May 01, 2011

Fresh proposal to restructure NCAA underway

Bickering over PDP chair, next Speaker

Jonathan, on Workers’ Day, vows new style, end to fuel imports

Govt orders security agents to remain alert

Workers hold global rallies, demand better jobs, pay on May Day

Saturday, April 30, 2011

‘Election Results Reflect Wishes Of Nigerians’

Kerosene Not Deregulated, Says NNPC

Yakowa Solicits Support For Inclusive Govt In Kaduna

Jonathan In Obudu To Plan Ahead, Says Aide

Confusion In Imo: PDP, APGA Claim Victory

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