Guardian News Archive for January 2012

Monday, January 30, 2012

Court sentences Al-Mustapha, Shofolahan to death by hanging

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Anti-graft agencies seek more funds

Jonathan okays PHCN headquarters for NERC

CBN may fix new lending, exchange rates today

Reps vow to continue with fuel subsidy probe

Audit report details graft in NNPC’s handling of crude

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Igbo Leaders Angry Over Killings In The North

Pa Enahoro’s Wife, Helen, Dies At 79

Foundation, Channels TV In Prayer For Peace

Boko Haram Threatens Attacks In Sokoto, Warns Sultan

'I’ve Lived In Kano For 25 Years, But Today, I Am Afraid... So, I’ve To Move My Family Home'

Friday, January 27, 2012

Fear Grips Nsukka Residents As Police Arrest Suspected Boko Haram Members

Robbers Kill 15 Traders In Zamfara, Set Victims Ablaze

Akinjide, Sagay Laud S’Court Judgment

I‘ve Taken Verdict In Good Faith, Says Sylva

Supreme Court Sacks Five Govs

Supreme Court ends tenures of five governors

Thursday, January 26, 2012

World Christian body wants Boko Haram masterminds sanctioned

Airlines, others owe FAAN N20b, says official

Why Abubakar shouldn’t be IGP, by Northern CAN, parties, others

Fresh explosion in Kano, UN decries killings

New IG serves notice on Boko Haram, pledges change

Bill Gates injects $750m into AIDS fund

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Soldiers kill fleeing robbers

Nigeria loses N700b on Kaduna refinery, pays N12b annually to idle workers

Govt buys ferries, approves N25b for Abuja project

Niger links Boko Haram to al-Qaeda

How Abubakar emerged new IG,reform begins

Jonathan appoints acting Inspector-General of Police

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

NCAA, airlines disagree over fuel surcharge

Govt, ASUU end talks, may suspend strike

Braithwaite opposes foreign help, Soyinka seeks dialogue over sect

CBN admits fraud in subsidy scheme, warns of pressure on foreign reserve

Govt forecloses dialogue with Boko Haram

Monday, January 23, 2012

How to move Nigeria forward, by Osundare, others

N’Assembly to rework anti-terrorism law

Auditor-General admits mass fraud in revenue remittances to govt

Nigeria, U.S. at talks, make terror in North security threat

Troops swoop on Boko Haram, claim end of sect is near

Sunday, January 22, 2012

S’East govs, Igbo leaders to meet over killings in the North

Govt to commercialise aviation agencies

PDP cancels Bayelsa rally, Sylva protests Dickson’s clearance

Senate panel begins subsidy claims probe

Bayero weeps, Jonathan says Boko Haram not spirits

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Over 150 Bodies Deposited In Kano Mogue

IG Summons Emergency Meeting Of Police Officers

Bombings Expose Failure Of Security System, Says Expert

Find Killers Of Akogwu, American Body Tells Govt

Black Friday:Jonathan, Others Condemn Kano Attacks

Friday, January 20, 2012

Prove Your Innocence On Boko Haram, Abia CAN Challenges North

Borno Monarchs Urge Govt To Dialogue With Boko Haram

Corruption May Slide Nigeria Into Anarchy, Says NBA

Diezani Moves Against Rent And Arbitrage In NNPC

Explosions Rock Kano, Govt Declares Curfew

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Daniel queries court jurisdiction over fraud charges

Our mission is to check graft, waste, says Okonjo -Iweala

Protester collapses as police tear-gas Braithwaite, others

Primed for death, now alive, celebrating wedding jubilee

N50m price on Boko Haram escapee Kabir Sokoto Umar

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

S’East senators seek compensation for blast victims

FEC approves N363m for audit of oil, solid minerals sectors

Reps uncover eight billion litres fuel subsidy scam

Govt begins probe into Boko Haram member’s escape

Reps void concession pact with ICT firm

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

IG suspends CP over Boko Haram member’s escape

Reps move to break PHCN’s monopoly

Petrol scarcity reigns, marketers sell above N97 per litre

Govt defends troops in Lagos, Braithwaite, others kick

Why graft persists in fuel importation, by govt officials

Remembering our fallen heroes

Monday, January 16, 2012

Ezekwesili ends tenure at World Bank

I’m not de facto PM, says Okonjo-Iweala

Anger trails troops’ deployment in Lagos

Strike causes N733b loss to economy

Nigerians differ over new fuel price, suspension of strike

Labour ends nation-wide strike

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Govt cuts petrol price to N97

Nigerians in diaspora urge prosecution over subsidy graft

States join anti-terror crusade, Boko Haram scare in Enugu

Security strengthened around Jonathan at Armed Forces Day

Jonathan, govs, N’Assembly in frantic search for end to strike

Govt asks EFCC to probe fraud in fuel imports

NLC, Others Blame Security Operatives For Attack

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Subsidy: Obasanjo Rallies Ex-Leaders To Mediate

Cleric Tasks Govt On Subsidy Removal

Palliatives Will Not Change Rejection  Of Policy, Says Union Leader

Diaspora Group Supports Deregulation

Govt, Labour Talk Fails, Strike Continues

Friday, January 13, 2012

PDP Faults Removal Of Dickson’s Name From Bayelsa Polls List

David-West Cautions Ijaw Over Fuel Subsidy Crisis

Youths Condemn Violence In Kaduna Subsidy Protest

What Subsidy Protest Should Also Address, By NASFAT

Labour May Adopt New Petrol Price Today

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Bandits kill five in Yobe, Adamawa

Security agencies in Edo recover looted money from hoodlums

Representatives to inspect Bonga oil leak

UN examines alleged rights violations in Nigerian protests

Horse-trading on as govt targets N100 per litre

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Ban, Ashiru meet as Nigerians protest in U.S.

Subsidy removal, a collective decision, says Yakowa

Pro-subsidy removal rallies gather momentum

Senate summons service chiefs, vows to ignore death threats

Shagari, Obasanjo, others press Jonathan to save Nigeria

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Maiduguri, Damaturu residents comply with emergency, strike directives

Govt says dialogue is still an option

Reps deplore attacks on Christians

Govt moves to prevent emergencies, fix refineries

Protests reign all over amid desperate search for truce

Protests peaceful in C’River, Imo, Oyo, Osun, flops in Enugu, aborted in Bayelsa

Curfew in Kano over deaths

Day One: Protests paralyse Lagos, Abuja, others

People power!

Day Two: Protests continue nationwide

Monday, January 09, 2012

Govs, ministers, others crave support for subsidy removal

Soyinka, Braithwaite, Achebe, others stand with Nigerians in protest

Govt ‘liquidates’ PHCN, transfers workers to successor firms, agencies

Achebe, JP Clark, Soyinka warn: ‘Let not this fire spread’

Reps ask Jonathan to halt action on subsidy removal

Saturday, January 07, 2012

We’ll Reduce Cost Of Governance, Says President

Gunmen Kill Two University Of Maiduguri Students

Oritsejafor Blames, Northern Govs, Leaders For Attacks

One Week Into Emergency, Boko Haram Unleash Terror

Labour Set For Mass Action

Friday, January 06, 2012

Lagos NBA To Hold Rally Against Subsidy Removal

Police Disrupt Protest In Minna Over Fuel Subsidy

Deregulation Is Necessary Change, Says Jonathan

Gunmen Kill 20, Injure 15 In Mubi, Adamawa

Court Stops NLC, TUC From Going Ahead With Strike

Thursday, January 05, 2012

Airlines to raise fares over EU pollution tax

Police recover vehicles, arms in Plateau

Shell resumes production at Bonga, EA oil fields

Proposed labour strike stalls PDP transition programme

Anger over fuel price spreads

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

Global trade unions back action against subsidy removal

Niger extends emergency rule to all councils

Boko Haram gunmen attack police station, kill teenager, ward heads

PDP national convention holds Feb 25

Protests linger, Labour pledges to shut down economy

Labour may begin Nationwide strike on Monday

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

We’ve no position on subsidy removal, say Reps

Envoy flays foreign critics over subsidy removal, Boko Haram

ACF laments, Northern Muslims flee Port Harcourt

Auditor General alleges distortions in Federation Account

Police battle citizens as subsidy protests spread

Fuel subsidy removal not to punish Nigerians, says FG

Govt ready to tackle Boko Haram’s threat against Christians, Muslims

Monday, January 02, 2012

Maiden Alex-Ibru is new Chairman and Publisher of The Guardian

Kolade heads subsidy funds panel, Belgore to lead talks with Labour

Labour orders nationwide strike as new fuel price regime begins

Sunday, January 01, 2012

Govt unfolds plan to boost ICT with NigComSat

Fishermen lament withdrawal from sea over Bonga oil spill

Soldiers guard churches in Ogun,cleric seeks better policing

Emergency rule in four states divides citizens

Finally, deregulation begins, petrol may cost up to N144

Appeal Court Upholds Gov Aliyu’s Election

PPPRA Announces Removal Of Petrol Subsidy

Saturday, December 31, 2011

Govt Declares Emergency In Parts Of Borno, Yobe, Plateau, Niger

Man Of The Year

New Year Eve: Police, Churches Beef Up Security

Appeal Court Upholds Gov Aliyu’s Election

52 Killed In Communal Clash

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