Guardian News Archive for March 2012

Thursday, March 29, 2012

CNPP urges action against alleged exploitation by foreign airlines

CPC to boycott Kebbi guber re-run polls

Reps back Okonjo-Iweala for World Bank presidency

‘84 per cent of anti-malaria drugs in Lagos are fake’

Perm sec, five others in custody over N32.8b pensions fund

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

MOSOP to meet Jonathan over clean-up of Ogoniland

Nigeria loses $5b yearly to oil theft, says Shell

ECOWAS weighs options in Mali crisis

‘Nigeria loses N82b yearly to software piracy’

Reps query N114b withdrawal from stabilisation fund

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Focus more on economy than politics, Tukur tells Jonathan

Airlines, others fault new policy on repairs, operations at airports

Doctors differ over weight, surgery death links

Jonathan says Nigeria is safe, Boko Haram under check

EFCC to seize assets of 31 persons in pensions scam

Monday, March 26, 2012

Jonathan, others laud Senegalese polls

Intrigues force agency to shelve new revenue formula

Hearing in murder case against nine policemen adjourned till May 15

Nigeria, others lead talks at Seoul summit

EFCC seizes pensions ex-boss property over N4.5 billion scam

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Polio vaccination underway in 20 African countries

‘Why CAN is against dialogue with Boko Haram’

Capital market probe not a trial session, says new panel

World leaders unite against nuclear terrorism in Seoul

Clamour for reform in PDP greets Tukur

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Fear Grips Yenagoa Over Multiple Killings

EFCC, COREN Step In To Probe Contractor, Engineers

…Atiku Commends Winners, As Bayelsa Lawmakers Shun Convention

... Anger, As Aspirants ‘Step Down’

Jonathan To Partymen At Convention: Stop Politics Of 2015 Now

Friday, March 23, 2012

Aregbesola Lauds Military For Role In Sustaining Democracy

Stakeholders Launch Commission For S’ East Economic Growth

EFCC Quizes Hembe, Others Over Bribery Allegations

Remains Of Ukwuoma, The Guardian’s Acting News Editor, Laid To Rest

Intrigues, As PDP Holds Convention Today

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Water shortage looms as Nigeria misses target

Nigeria, others deplore coup in Mali

Nigeria, U.S. mute as bid for World Bank boss ends today

Praises for Osoba, Nigerian journalism at book launch

Move to sack Oteh, Hembe, Reps over bribery scandal begins

PDP rules out consensus candidacy

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Court bars firm from using Honeywell as name

CJN faults Wada’s inauguration

Experts raise health alarm as hot weather persists

Fears as investors seek talks over Reps, SEC bribery saga

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

EFCC arrests Ondo oil agency’s boss

First ‘Gold’ for Nigeria as Osundare ‘sings’ at the Olympics

Nigeria wobbles on world’s 20 best economies’ dream

CBN to stop overseas’ printing of security documents in July

Reps sack capital market probe panel amid scandal

Monday, March 19, 2012

Nigeria records new polio case amid N169b funding gap

ECOWAS-China forum opens, targets rapid W’African growth

Court orders Shell to pay N4b to five Imo communities

Egba chief, Olumide, buried amid controversy

Govt plans private rails ownership

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Jonathan takes delivery of NigComSat 1-R today

Nigeria, UK seek action against money laundering

Consensus candidates win at PDP congresses

Posers still as Olumide’s burial holds today

Govt to break ‘curse of oil’ for stronger economy

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Poor e-Payment Platforms Threaten Cashless Policy

Controversy Over Death Of Egba High Chief

Abubakar Visits Haruna’s Home

Stock Market Scandal Exposes Us To Foreign Investors’ Mockery, Say Operators

North Raises Dust Over Jonathan’s ‘2015 Agenda’

Friday, March 16, 2012

Name Defence Academy After Ojukwu, Group Tells Govt

Minister, Akinyemi, Others Seek Better India, Africa Ties

Northern Leaders Resolve To Tackle Insecurity

Kainji Power Station Shut Down Following Excessive Water Leakage

Nigeria-Britain Failed Rescue Bid: Mabera Residents Desert Homes

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Nigeria spends N1.3tr yearly on food import

South Africa rules out compensation for deported Nigerians

Senate approves N4.8 trillion 2012 budget

Govt in talks with mediators on Boko Haram

Oteh, Reps panel battle over corruption charges

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Air Force redeploys chiefs, promotes others

Govt to build border plazas over insecurity

Labour opposes bill on industrial strikes

S’South govs decry North’s stance on derivation

Nation mourns as DIG Haruna, others die in Jos copter crash

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Ministers mull Africa’s economic future

Reps begin pensions probe, oppose return of checkpoints

Five killed in JTF, Boko Haram clash

House of Reps probes capital market meltdown

Labour bill tears Senate apart

Monday, March 12, 2012

Commission picks holes in fiscal act, seeks reform

Govt charges envoys-designate on citizens’ rights abroad

Jos church blast death toll rises, survivors recount ordeal

Presidency revives trade committees to boost investment

Govs, ACF, others condemn Jos blast, death toll rises

Sunday, March 11, 2012

FCTA may raise security trust fund 

One year after Japan’s tsunami, agency assures on nuclear safety

How to make ICT policy work, by stakeholders

Reps’ panel begins hearing on capital market

Tempers flare as suicide bombers hit Jos again

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Retired Police Officers Protest Paltry Payment

Northern Elders Meet Over Boko Haram

Houston’s Daughter, Bobbi, Gets All Of Mom’s Estate

Slain Foreigners: Jonathan Writes British, Italian Prime Ministers

Wobbly Federation Stokes Regional Push

Friday, March 09, 2012

Why I Want To Be PDP Publicity Scribe, By Metuh

Lagos Officials Impound Vehicles As Sellers, Firm Quarrel Over Land

Abubakar Will Transform Nigeria Police, Says Okiro

Jonathan, At NYSC Swearing-in, Urges Joint Action Against Insecurity

Boko Haram Denies Killing Briton, Italian

Thursday, March 08, 2012

Senate orders arrest of pension taskforce boss

Sambo warns power projects’ contractors

Northern govs plan action against sect, others

S’Africa apologises to Nigeria over row

Shock as European hostages are killed in Birnin Kebbi

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Chinese on trial over bid to export Ivory

Govt accepts White Paper on Boko Haram crisis

New era beckons, firms to own small power plants

Nigeria deports 32 more South Africans

Panel finds N151b pension fraud

Nigeria deports 56 South Africans

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Nigeria not endemic to yellow fever, says minister

Israel joins Nigeria to combat terrorism

Nigeria, S’Africa agree to end row

South-West meets, adopts roadmap for transformation

NNPC, marketers in blame game over fuel scarcity

Monday, March 05, 2012

PDP govs not ganging up against Jonathan, says Akpabio

Senate cautions pension managers against sharp practices

Govs, others greet Obasanjo at 75, Ezekwesili claims poverty falls in Africa

30 feared killed in herdsmen’s raid of Benue communities

N400 billion after, power projects face more hurdles

How Odumegwu-Ojukwu united Nigerians, by Okonjo-Iweala

Stockbrokers differ over plans to sell NSE’s shares

Fresh killings in Borno, Kano as Jos buries blast victims

Panel finds 17,000 ghost workers in PHCN

Govt protests ill-treatment of Nigerians by S’Africa

Sunday, March 04, 2012

Benue seals filling stations over fuel price hike

SERAP files suit over poverty figures

UNIBEN faults jobs’ discrimination reports

Osun, UNICEF sign pact on education, others

1.4b people risk cholera, says WHO  

Saturday, March 03, 2012

Son Extols Mbu’s Legacy

Sovereign Conference Outside National Assembly Will Breed Chaos, Disorder, Says Yadudu

Ritual Killers Behead Two-year-old

NEITI Report Indicts NNPC

Why North Is Angry With Jonathan’s Govt

Friday, March 02, 2012

IGP Decorates New DIGs, AIGs, Says it’s New Era

Baba Suwe’s N25m Suit: NDLEA’s Stay Of Execution Bid Fails

Bayelsa Killing: JTF Declares Officer, Three Others Missing

Security, Crowd Control, Others Pose Challenges At Ojukwu’s Burial

Exit Of Ikemba

Thursday, March 01, 2012

‘How insurers lose N750b yearly to industries’ collapse’

Odumegwu-Ojukwu comes alive ahead of burial today

Court hears Braithwaite’s suit against bank April 24

ANPP asks S’Court to set aside tribunal’s verdict on Suswam

Nigeria turning a criminal state, say Utomi, others

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Urbanisation excludes children from vital services, UNICEF warns

Nigeria gets task force on trans-border trade

AU concludes work on African Monetary Fund, others

NJC differs on Salami, continues talks today

Constitution review stirs row at PDP parley

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