Guardian News Archive for June 2011

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

How to harness Africa’s aviation potential, by experts

CBN, BoI, NAFDAC, float N200b fund for pharmaceutical sector

Senate summons security chiefs over bombings

Shock, praise trail ministers’ list as Senate begins screening

UN puts global cost of ‘non-conflict’ violence at $163b 

Monday, June 27, 2011

ICC issues arrest warrants for Gaddafi, others

Govt pledges to target barons’ wealth as world marks drug abuse day

Africa needs internal investments, says UN scribe

Govt explains delay in raising economic team

National Assembly to review constitution, revenue formula

Sunday, June 26, 2011

How Nigeria can achieve greatness, UN seat, by experts

RMFAC ex-chief alleges N2 trillion waste on power sector

Govt to probe lifting of Nigeria’s crude by firms

States devise ways to pay minimum wage

Hope rises as Senate gets ministers’ list tomorrow

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Jonathan’s Cabinet: Fierce Jostle For Plum Ministries

Nigerians Control $3.2b Drug Market In Africa, Says UN Report

How Bello Positioned PDP, By Aide

UK Firm To Invest $1b On Container Housing Scheme

Harmonised Pension Scheme: More CBN Pensioners Die Awaiting Arrears

Friday, June 24, 2011

We Can’t Dialogue With Govt, Says Boko Haram

IPMAN Kicks Against Kerosene Allocation To NIPCO

NLC Lambasts Govs Over Call For Petroleum Subsidy Withdrawal

Monarch Accused Of Rape Placed Under House Arrest

Senate May Reverse Govs’ Position On Minimum Wage

Thursday, June 23, 2011

ICC to announce decision on Gaddafi, Cote d’Ivoire

New electricity tariff takes effect July 1

Jonathan to give more power to Economic Team

1999 constitution stale, say S’West senators

North moves against bombing, violence

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

How Ghana tackles youth unemployment, by official

UN Assembly okays second term for Ban

Tambuwal mulls better legislation, panels tackle poll petitions

States to pay N18,000 minimum wage, seek removal of fuel subsidy

Doubts rage over ‘who’ in Abuja bombing

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

ECOWAS raises alarm over illegal arms shipments

Adeboye at UN, charts path to peace in Middle East

Senate drops demand for ministerial list with portfolios

Two years on, intrigues stall N60b gas-to-power project

Disquiet in the Police as search for bombers continues

Monday, June 20, 2011

UN seeks nuclear stress tests for global reactors

Global aviation loses $1.2b to bird strike

AMCON may pay 1% for huge, unsecured toxic assets

Govt serious about national security, says Jonathan

Crisis looms over ministers’ list

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Why our airspace is now safe, by NAMA chief

Labour asks states to implement minimum wage

AU, UN spend $1.9b yearly on Darfur

Intrigues over missions’ rejection of visa requests by Nigerian officials

Govt rejigs plan against terrorism

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Doctors Threaten Strike

Labour Party Drags Obi To Court Over N360bn LG Funds

Court Frees Gov’s Aide, 18 Others In Murder Trial

Cabinet List: Rumour Takes Over Abuja

Legislators’ Pay As Burden On Economy

Friday, June 17, 2011

Kaduna Deliberates On Payment Of New Minimum Wage

TMG Flays Abuja Bombing, Urges FG To Look Beyond Boko Haram

Abuja Explosion: Tears As Woman Seeks Husband Amidst Wreckage

Labour Set For Showdown With Govs Over Minimum Wage

Jonathan, At Police Blast Scene, Urges Calm

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Pharmacists protest NAFDAC’s recruitment of regulatory officers

Why Jonathan may delay announcing his cabinet

AU alleges marginalisation, Obama defends action in Libya

Bankole, Nafada fail to meet bail terms, back in custody

Terror hits Police headquarters

Explosion rocks Abuja force headquarters

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Obasanjo, Kufuor, others chart path to Africa’s growth

BPE  sacks Omen from NITEL

Nigeria decides fate of envoy to Kenya soon

EFCC grills N’Assembly Clerks, Bankole returns to court today

PDP meets, fails to resolve Tambuwal, House debacle

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

U.S. Congress votes against funds for Libya war

Why we must reposition building sector, by Sambo

My trial unconstitutional, says Bankole

Tears as Aderinokun, GTB boss, dies at 56

Panic in Oyo, Kaduna, Edo, Rivers over fresh blasts, kidnapping

Monday, June 13, 2011

Obasanjo, Kufuor address governance at ILO today

Global leaders pledge to fight HIV/AIDS

Sanusi warns against banks’ ratings by agencies

Killings in Borno as police foil abduction, blast in Enugu, Kaduna

Bankole gets bail, re-arrested

Sunday, June 12, 2011

‘Public service reforms have failed’

ILO tasks countries on social security schemes

How U.S. aided Nigeria’s polls, by Clinton

Nigerians celebrate Abiola, seek national dialogue

New finds in the House, EFCC guards Bankole’s deputy in hospital

MKO: An Empire Crumbles

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Appointment: Dep. Gov, Commissioner-designate Refute Allegations

Protesting Workers Shut Down Dangote’s Factory

PDP Moves To Regain Control Of House Of Reps

Hope Rises On Nigeria’s Potential After Jonathan’s White House, UN Trips

MKO: 13 Years After An Empire Crumbles

Friday, June 10, 2011

Police Detonate Bomb Near Market In Kaduna

ACN Accuses PDP Of Frustrating Its Petition At Tribunals

Jonathan, Others Chart Path To Sustainable Anti-HIV Crusade

Tears As Police Retrieve Bodies Of Slain Officers For Burial

Judge To Bankole: You Can’t Go Home Yet!

Thursday, June 09, 2011

ICC prosecutor blames Al-Bashir for rising crimes in Darfur

115m kids suffer labour abuse, says ILO

Gaddafi ready to quit, negotiates with U.S., others

INEC moves to tackle polls’ fraud, voter apathy

Obama, at talks with Jonathan, offers to help Nigeria

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

RMAFC plans new revenue sharing formula

Govt’s bid to increase oil output fails

PDP meets, ‘forgives’ Tambuwal, says zoning stays

Jonathan at the UN, endorses Tambuwal’s choice by Reps

Court rejects bail bid, puts Bankole in custody

Court denies Bankole bail, to remain in EFCC custody

Ten feared killed in Police, Boko Haram clash

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Nigeria’s dependence on oil caused murder of Saro-Wiwa, others, says Mitee

Jonathan at UN, pledges support for anti-HIV fight

EFCC to arraign Bankole over N894m contract scam today

Nationwide outage looms over gas shortage

PDP in crisis over Speaker, grills Tambuwal, deputy

EFCC charges Bankole to court

Monday, June 06, 2011

World Bank tasks African nations, private sector on health

Climate change may worsen food shortage in Africa, Asia, says study

Tight security at National Assembly inauguration

EFCC quizzes Bankole, searches home

Drama of Tambuwal’s coming as Speaker

Tambuwal emerges Reps Speaker, Mark retains senate presidency

Sunday, June 05, 2011

NITDA renews call for ICT ministry, votes N5b for infrastructure

How air transport can help Africa’s growth, by Namibian envoy

PDP, Reps in final battle over new Speaker today

20 feared dead in Oyo drivers’ clash

Saturday, June 04, 2011

Bishop Warns Religious Zealots, Flays Killings In The North

Jonathan Has Killed Zoning, Says ACF

Jonathan Meets Obama At White House On Wednesday

FIFA Probes Nigeria’s 4-1 Defeat Of Argentina

A Week After Inauguration Abuja Chokes Under Lobbyists, Hustlers

Friday, June 03, 2011

ACN Insists On Opposition Role

Speakership: Jonathan, PDP Caution Reps Over Zoning Breach

Jonathan To Address UN Security Council

N10b Loan Saga: Bankole Resists Arrest By EFCC

Africa Mourns Anti-Apartheid Icon ‘Ma’ Sisulu

Thursday, June 02, 2011

ECOWAS Commission, others identify hurdles to W’African integration

ILO decries lack of social justice, others

U.S. offers to partner Jonathan on Nigeria’s growth

Debt Office raises N1.104tr to fund 2010 budget deficit

Hope of new style as N’Assembly old era passes

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Govt to adopt ILO’s scheme on job creation

EFCC vows action on Bankole, corrupt ex-govs

Federal legislators pass anti-terrorism bill

Jonathan meets Tinubu, other party leaders, seeks support

Emotions run high as sixth N’Assembly ends today

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Envoy meets Kenyan officials, denies beating wife

Shareholders fault CBN over plan to liquidate under-capitalised banks

President signs FoI Act, rejects N’Assembly Commission Bill

Reps stop work on PIB, pass tobacco bill

Why I picked Anyim, by Jonathan

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