Guardian News Archive for August 2011

Monday, August 29, 2011

Global labour body urges UN to step up Africa famine action

18 feared dead in fresh Jos crisis

Musdapher takes oath, pledges to lift judiciary

At Eid-el-Fitri, govt rejigs security system

Govt arrests suspects over bomb blast at UN House

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Boko Haram, tool to destabilise govt, says SSPA

Govts, experts move to tackle Africa’s aviation crises

Nigeria rallies Africa to back new Libyan govt

N’Assembly, govs plot against six-year single term

UN to move blast victims to S’Africa, death toll now 23

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Blast Impacted On Garki Residential Area, Says Eye Witness

Tears Over Missing UN Workers

Russia, UK, EU, Condemn Blast, Pledge Support For FG

United Nation’s Staff Union, Others Demand Justice For Victims

US, UN Join Fight Against Boko Haram

Friday, August 26, 2011

Boko Haram Claims Responsibility For Bombing

Obama: It’s A Murderous Act

Jonathan Condemns Bombing As Barbaric

Ki-Moon, UK, Ashiru Condemn Blast

How Bomber Hit UN Office

10 die as blast hits UN building in Nigeria

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Ogoni give terms for oil exploration

Banker, 31 others feared killed by Boko Haram in Adamawa

Rights Watch wants Jonathan to step up anti-graft fight

CAN plans Christian banking after Swedish model

‘Salami’s fate lies with judiciary’

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

I’ll embrace Obasanjo if I see him, says Babangida

‘Oil pipe mill scheme to save N75b yearly’

How govt will retool economy, by Okonjo–Iweala

Rebels offer $1.67m ransom for Gaddafi

Why Salami was removed, by Presidency

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

ECOWAS tasks immigration officials on free movement

Obama bars Boko Haram backers, others from U.S.

Salami asks court to join Jonathan in suit against NJC

Nigeria backs Libya’s interim govt, urges Gaddafi to quit

Okonjo-Iweala, Nnaji lead charge for stable power supply

Monday, August 22, 2011

Mikel Obi’s father found in Kano, five suspects held

ASUU plans action against privatisation

Gaddafi, son for trial as 42-year-old regime crumbles

Protests rule Salami’s removal, Adamu assumes office

Govs seek review of sovereign wealth fund

Libyan rebels overrun Tripoli

Sunday, August 21, 2011

NARSDA refutes report on NigeriaSat-X

Police kill five suspected robbers in Lagos

Baraje pledges new PDP, decries lack of due process

‘Obasanjo, Babangida embarrassing Nigeria, Africa’

NBA, others caution against retiring Salami

Saturday, August 20, 2011

‘Salami’s Suspension May Lead To Constitutional Crisis’

Nigeria’s World War 11 Hero, Samuel, Revealed

Nation’s Surgeons Achieve Medical Feat In Bone Stiffness

  Orji Directs Security To Vacate Drilling Site

How Police Nabbed Bomb Merchant

Friday, August 19, 2011

Nigeria’s Judiciary, Not Salami, Is On Trial, Declares ACN

‘It’s Shocking And Unprecedented’

Salami’s Suspension Illegal, Says Achara

It’s Scandalous And Ill-timed, Say Haruna, Umar

How NJC Suspended Salami

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Abuja station can’t get NigeriaSat-X images

NJC suspends Salami

Aikhomu had premonition of death, says brother

Jonathan inaugurates economic team, to prune govt agencies

Obasanjo replies, says Babangida ran worse regime

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Rotary boss, Banerjee, craves joint action against polio in Nigeria

UBEC unveils minimum standards for basic schools

U.S. army chief links Boko Haram to al-Qaeda, others

Jonathan heads economic team, Okonjo-Iweala sworn in

'Aikhomu’s death, a huge loss'

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Nigeria’s oil reserve drops to 36.6b, gas flare hits 1.4b daily

Minister affirms plan to incorporate bridge banks

NigeriaSat-2 goes into orbit today

2,616 firms default on pension, commission to raise PFAs’ paid-up capital

Govt steps up energy reform, bulk electricity trading takes off

Monday, August 15, 2011

Akinola kicks against single tenure, amnesty to Boko Haram

South Sudan is AU’s 54th member state

EFCC won’t drop Halliburton probe, says Waziri

Boko Haram’s bid to bomb Maiduguri police HQ foiled

Salami goes to court over NJC probe report

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Odah rejects N8m ‘terminal pay’ from NLC

CNPP wants Obasanjo, others questioned over privatisation flaws

N’Assembly to monitor Ogoni oil spill clean-up

Shareholders want Jonathan to intervene in banks’ take-over

Single tenure bid still alive, says Presidency

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Sultan Warns Leaders Against Politics Of Religion

Arewa Elders Commend Jonathan For Dumping Six-year Single Tenure

Ehusani Tasks Jonathan, World Leaders On Good Governance

Foreign Investors Explore Opportunities In Energy, Agriculture Sectors

Proposed Constitutional Ammendment: Bill To Favour Devolution Of Powers To States

Friday, August 12, 2011

Ohaneze Plans Reburial Of Civil War Victims

Ringim Commissions Tools For Nigerian Police Operations In Darfur

Ojukwu Not On Life Support, Says Nwosu

Shareholders Allege Hidden Agenda In Banks’ Acquisition

EFCC Hands Over Indicted Nigerian Fraudster To U.S. Authorities

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Jonathan tasks ECOWAS on good governance

Delta leaders ask govt to reverse sale of Shell’s assets

Ige led plot to indict me at SIP, says Al-Mustapha

Govt plans stiffer penalties for inferior products

Obasanjo stalled sale of Nigeria Airways, El-Rufai alleges

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

How to lift Nigeria’s influence at the UN, by Gambari

Beninois leader wants zero-border in Africa

More candidates pass WASSCE, 81,573 results seized

‘Al-Mustapha made 28 statements under duress’

NJC clears Katsina-Alu, Ekiti, Osun polls’ panels

Tuesday, August 09, 2011

Govt plans massive investment in ICT sector

Nigeria to boost security ties with neighbours

Oyo ex-gov, Ishola dies at 77

‘I was technically present at Abiola’s death’’

Shareholders lose N32b in nationalised banks

Monday, August 08, 2011

Security operatives hunt for jail escapees

Airlines cut fares by 25%, to meet NCAA over charges

UN to monitor Ogoni oil spill clean-up

Abiola’s enemies are untouchable, says Al-Mustapha

Govt to sell new banks after three years

Sunday, August 07, 2011

Popular actor, Sam Loco Efe, dies at 73

Nigeria to fortify joint commissions with neighbours

‘Nothing should exclude Africans from heading UN missions’

Andrew Young lauds democratisation in Nigeria, others

Ajekigbe, Onwuka, Bello head nationalised banks

Saturday, August 06, 2011

Al-Mustapha’s Allegations Unserious, Says Afenifere Leader, Fasoranti

Springbank Manager Stabbed To Death

Federal Govt Releases Fares For 2011 Hajj Operation

Govt To Introduce New Meningitis Vaccine In December

AMCON Acquires Nationalised Banks With N679b

MOSOP Asks Govt To Revoke Shell’s Licence

Al-Mustapha Is A Liar Out Of Hell, Says Opadokun

Friday, August 05, 2011

Ogun Police Commissioner Laments Bad Image of Police, Vows To Fight Criminals

Govt Plans To Treat 750,000 HIV/AIDS Patients By 2015

CAN Bloc Urges Peaceful Resolution Of Boko Haram Crisis

No Harm Must Come To Al-Mustapha, Says Fasehun

CBN Revokes Licence Of Bank PHB, Afribank And Spring Bank

Thursday, August 04, 2011

FCT needs N150b to resettle Abuja natives

NEMA seeks alert signals on planes, ships

Privatisation has failed Nigerians, says Jonathan

Ministry plans fresh blueprint on foreign investment

Okiro saved me from death, says Al-Mustapha

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

UNEP presents Ogoni oil pollution report to Jonathan

How UN, Nigeria made South Sudan, by Obi

Mubarak on trial for graft, murder

How Abdulsalami induced politicians to abandon Abiola, by Al-Mustapha

INEC releases dates for gov polls in five states

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

Oyo PDP expels Folarin, Oyelese, Adeojo, others

‘Why govt created new communications technology ministry’

Intrigues delay raising of Reps panels

Govt, Labour reach truce on new wage

Why we can’t negotiate with Boko Haram, by govt

Monday, August 01, 2011

WHO begins prequalification audit of Nigerian drug firms

Scientists urge AU, ECOWAS to support research

Airlines give terms for fares reduction

Govt drops PHCN chiefs, targets one million barrels of oil refining daily capacity

Path to Nigeria’s greatness, by Jonathan, Anyaoku, others

NIMC extends ID pilot scheme period

Sunday, July 31, 2011

What should be Jonathan’s priority, by MAN’s chief, parties

    Why Nigeria must rejig foreign policy, by Ashiru

Muslims start Ramadan, Mark, govs, others urge prayers for Nigeria

CBN okays ETI, Oceanic Bank merger talks

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