Guardian News Archive for December 2011

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Samoa, Tokelau enter December 31 today

Ministry to rejig envoys, others in foreign service overhaul

Govt unfolds cost-control measures for 2012

Reservations as S&P upgrades Nigeria’s rating

Presidency weighs foreign intervention in terror war

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Abuja UN office bombing claims one more worker

Power generating set fumes kill six in Ebonyi

Succour for Nigerian medical graduates barred in UK

Christian leaders want solution to blasts

Buhari seeks new order as Supreme Court affirms Jonathan’s victory

Supreme Court affirms Jonathan’s victory

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Bonga to resume production, Shell deploys more experts

NigComSat-1R boosts Nigeria, China relations

Atiku condemns blasts, Asemota opposes retaliation

Subsidy funds ‘ll be mismanaged, says Kukah

Nigerians seek action against Boko Haram as anger mounts

Monday, December 26, 2011

NDLEA arrests South African for drug trafficking

ECOWAS needs fresh guidelines over EPA pact with EU

Govt resolves boundary disputes

David-West seeks probe of ex-presidents over rot in refineries

Pope, world leaders condemn bombings, ACF regrets violence

Bombings: Jonathan,US,France,UK,Vatican, others condemn perpetrators

Bombings:Jonathan,US,France,UK,Vatican, others condemn perpetrators

Saturday, December 24, 2011

‘N39b Budget For Science, Technology Insignificant’

Pomp As New Navy Ship Berths In Senegal

Obi, Mimiko, Sylva, Oshiomhole, Aregbesola, Atiku, Others Urge Peace, Tolerance

Abdulmutallab May Appeal Case, Says Govt Lawyer

Jonathan Renews Commitment To Serving The People

Friday, December 23, 2011

Theology Students Honour Izeze

Group Opposes Fuel Subsidy Removal

Minister Faults Health Workers’ Warning Strike

Deregulation For Our Children’s Future, Says Jonathan

Leaders, At Christmas, Preach Love, Peace

Thursday, December 22, 2011

NCAA allays fear over alleged kerosene-for-aviation fuel saga

Senate panel summons Shell, others over oil spill

Traffic, high fares, others hurt preparations for Christmas

Sylva’s case splits PDP, party in a quandary over zoning

Govt, civil society, differ still on fuel subsidy

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

ICC to probe sexual violence, abductions in Nigeria

PDP govs meet, may protest Sylva’ s exclusion

NCAA summons airlines, marketers over alleged kerosene-for-aviation fuel saga

Labour wants cheaper refining rate as govt, NLC, TUC meet

Medical workers begin warning strike

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

CAN alleges plot by Boko Haram to bomb churches in S’East, others

‘Nigeria’s oil sector lost $380b, two million jobs in 50 yrs’

‘How expatriate quota abuse worsened unemployment’

Senate okays sack of BPE DG, indictment of El-Rufai, others

Govt tackles lull in refineries, hands over repairs to builders

Blasts rock Kaduna, Yobe, residents flee Plateau

Monday, December 19, 2011

Court dismisses Bankole’s bid to halt trial

Jonathan meets IMF chief, pledges to reposition Nigeria’s economy

Minister unfolds plans to revamp education

Nigeria returns to space with Nigcomsat-1R

Fuel subsidy removal takes effect April 1

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Opposition to fuel subsidy removal rises

No database on 70 per cent of Nigerians, says commission

WHO wants Nigeria, others to tackle malaria

NIGCOMSAT-1R goes into orbit today

‘Alex Ibru’s vision must not die’

Saturday, December 17, 2011

I’ll Maintain My Father’s Legacy, Says Toke Alex-Ibru

Ibru Was A Servant Leader, Says Okoh

... He Was A Champion Of Religious Harmony — Jonathan

… He Leaves With A Copy Of The Guardian, Cassette

At last, Alex Ibru Goes Home

Friday, December 16, 2011

ACN Supporters Protest Kogi Gov Polls Result, Block Highway

We Are In Trying Times, Says IGP

Appeal Court Declares Mrs. Chuba-Okadigbo Anambra North Senator

Eulogies For Ibru At Service Of Songs In Agbarha-Otor

Alex Ibru: So Hard To Say Goodbye...

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Panel on judicial reform submits report amid controversy

Adieu, Alex Ibru!

Lagos orders demolition of structure as building collapses

More controversy trails LASU fees increase, Lekki-Epe road toll

N11b unaccounted for in 17 Enugu councils

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Ministry, others study report on alleged N13b radar scam

EFCC accuses Bankole of delaying trial, tenders evidence against El-Rufai

NDDC proposes N249.5b budget to N’Assembly

Eminent Nigerians, others eulogise Alex Ibru at service of songs

The home stretch begins

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Nigeria plans design, launch of own satellites

Nigerians, at book launch, praise Yar’Adua

Alex Ibru’s burial rites begin today

Reps caution Jonathan against selective budget execution

Overhead takes 72% as govt budgets N4.75tr for 2012

Jonathan presents 2012 budget to National Assembly

Monday, December 12, 2011

Militants stall UN team’s visit to Bakassi

INEC’s office bombed in Ekiti

Alex Ibru gets lifetime media award

Jonathan to lead fuel subsidy removal talks with Labour

Delay of ports’ bill stalls foreign investments

Sunday, December 11, 2011

ECOWAS court charges members on verdict enforcement

Europe, U.S. may ban Nigerian cargoes over new rule  

Jonathan orders live transmission of Nigeria’s satellite launch

Gowon, Oshiomhole, others give terms for fuel subsidy removal

Neglect, decay take toll at Nigeria’s airports

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Ekiti Rerun: Fayemi, Olubolade Adjudge Election Peaceful, Fair

Fuel Subsidy: Group Canvasses Negotiations To Avoid ‘Post-deregulation Crisis’ 

Alex-Ibru An Institution Builder, Says Prof. Mazrui

Suspected Bomb Blast In Sapele

How To Make Nigeria, Africa Great

Friday, December 09, 2011

Minister Urges Lawyers To Uphold Responsibilities To Nigerians

Gaidam tasks Yobe Council Chiefs On Potable Water

Beneficiaries Must Refund 70 Per cent Subsidy Funds, Says David-West

Lagos Speaker Denies Shunning EFCC Invitation

Akinola, Others Urge Support For Anti-Gay Marriage Bill

Thursday, December 08, 2011

Ex-militants seize Abuja-Lokoja road, seek part in amnesty deal

Nigeria urges parties to save Kyoto Protocol

Alex Ibru gets post-humous award, more tributes

Panel invites BA, Virgin Atlantic over alleged fee racketeering

What to expect from 2012 budget, by Okonjo-Iweala

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Nigeria, U.S. others on collision course over gay rights

Maritime shipping fund hits N22b mark

FG faults U.S., others’ comments on Nigeria’s anti-gay marriage stand

N’Assembly extends 2011 budget lifespan, cuts Jonathan’s request by N66.5b

15 feared dead in Kaduna blast

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Nigeria, Brazil, others rejig strategy against illiteracy

Reps want Union Bank acquisition process halted

Boko Haram spokesman gets three-year jail term

Govt grants licences to 20 independent power firms

Jonathan urges patience, pledges to curb nation’s ills

Monday, December 05, 2011

Jonathan must tackle official graft, says Ezekwesili

Govt, scholars, others chart path to nation-building

‘Africa needs fresh impetus to defeat HIV/AIDS’

ASUU’s strike paralyses academic activities in varsities

Mass revolt looms in Nigeria, Obasanjo warns

Sunday, December 04, 2011

Airlines seek tax cut, fault EU over air safety, emission rules

Adeboye, Fawehinmi family, others laud Alex Ibru

‘Hot weather heralds severe harmattan’

ACN kicks as INEC declares PDP winner of Kogi polls

Anxiety mounts over insecurity, poverty, others

PDP wins Kogi governorship election

Saturday, December 03, 2011

NYSC certificate saga: Court Dismisses Suit Against Petroleum Minister

Fracas Over Alleged Arrest Of Party Supporter

Awoniyi: Polls Free And Peaceful

INEC To Politicians: ‘You Can’t Rig This Election’

Kogi: Anxiety After Polls

Jonathan Removes Suleiman From Executive Council

Friday, December 02, 2011

UNDP Sensitises Communities On Climate Change, Environmental Hazards

Jigawa Agency Lauds Senate Over Same Sex Law

I Have No Fears Again Over Kogi Gov Polls, Says Jega

Kogi Electorate To Elect New Governor Today

Senate Names Fuel Subsidy Beneficiaries

Thursday, December 01, 2011

Court restrains NCAA, ministry over airport terminal charges

Akanbi, Saraki, others chart path to Nigeria’s greatness

‘How Alex Ibru lifted humanity’

Police restrict movement in Kogi for governorship polls

Reps shelve oil subsidy debate, okay fiscal plan

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Treatment flounders in Nigeria as countries mark ‘World AIDS Day’

Fuel subsidy has been removed in principle, says Lamido

Nigeria absent as Africa unites against climate change

Danjuma, eminent persons, groups laud Alex Ibru

Tinubu claims persecution as tribunal dismisses charges  

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