Guardian News Archive for April 2012

Saturday, April 28, 2012

NNPC Should Abdicate Gas Regulation, Says NERC Boss

Call Adamawa INEC Commissioner To Order, NUJ Tells Jega

Fashola Moves To Revive 5 Industrial Estates

Nigeria Imports N105 billion Worth Of Fish Annually, Says Commissioner

European Union To Set Up Energy Projects In Anambra

Friday, April 27, 2012

Obasanjo’s Alleged Third Term Bid Causes Controversy At Lecture

NAF Decorates First Female Fighter Pilot

Shonekan, Others Task Youths On Persistence

Adamawa ACN Accuses INEC Officials Of Frustrating Inspection Of Ballot Papers

Art Foundation, IITA Boost Reforestation Effort

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Onitsha prison reels under over-crowding

Atuche’s appeal stalls his re-arraignment

South South youths, cleric warn terrorists

NCC pledges to protect intellectual property

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kill six in Borno, Yobe

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Court jails monarch for marrying subject’s wife

Africa records drop in malaria deaths

Police assure of security as Delta hosts S’South economic summit

ECOWAS, ICRC blame conflicts on small arms

Minister shelves ban on foreign airlines

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

U.S.-based Nigerian leads others in $1.3b acquisition of Edinburgh Airport

Jonathan, Kagame, Soyinka, others for Delta summit

Why Jonathan should apologise over fuel subsidy mess, by ACN

Fani-Kayode loses bid to halt trial over alleged money laundering

JTF uncovers another bomb-making facility in Kano

Monday, April 23, 2012

Osun ACN, PDP feud over farmland project, others

More Nigerians mourn Okumagba

FRSC moves to reduce road accidents

Imo community protests alleged imposition of monarch

Lagos, doctors face-off deepens

Rights group submits lists of corrupt officials to govt

Adeboye tasks world leaders on violence

EFCC not after Ondo officials, says SSG

STF introduces new strategy to check bombings in Jos

Consumer council seeks stiffer sanctions against fake products’ importers

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Kidnapped Spanish Medical Doctor Regains Freedom

‘Prosecution, Not The Court, Terminated Akingbola’s Trial’

Renewed Probe Boosts Investors’ Confidence

Tambuwal, In Osun, Says State Is Peaceful

Prevention, The Best Way To Fight Malaria –– Lagos Govt

Friday, April 20, 2012

ANPP secures foothold in Ebonyi

ACN wins two senatorial seats in Oyo

PDP wins five seats, ACN one in Plateau

Upsets in National Assembly polls

Thursday, April 19, 2012

U.S. defends stance on travel alert to Americans in Nigeria

PDP govs’ planned meeting with Tukur flops

EFCC finds N1.5b in Shuaibu’s accounts, denies exclusion from pensions probe

Nigerians in fury, demand action on subsidy report

Jonathan in Germany, seeks help against Boko Haram

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Govt decries embassies’ incessant travel alerts on Nigeria

Labour cautions govt over Oronsaye panel report

Outage as gas-to-power pact stalls

Senate begins process for constitutional amendment

How they bleed Nigeria!

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

DPP hails verdict on Ibori, Delta govt defers comment

How Okonjo-Iweala lost out on World Bank post

Alleged doctoring of subsidy probe report stirs controversy

NNPC reels under N558b debt

James Ibori in final fall

Monday, April 16, 2012

Presidential panel wants abolition of 38 govt agencies, others

Labour warns against pay cut, depletion of excess crude funds

S’South insists on fiscal federalism

How Ibori looted Delta, by prosecutor

Why I lost World Bank presidency, by Okonjo-Iweala

Sunday, April 15, 2012

‘Individuals will not get community radio licences’

Security forum says govt yet to understand Boko Haram

Okonjo-Iweala knows fate as W’Bank picks president today

Labour threatens mass action over pensions scam

Storm gathers over subsidy probe, oil chiefs may face trial

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Police Arrest Okada Riders Over Shooting Of Police Inspector

Gunmen Torch Two Schools In Borno

Sultan, Tambuwal Task Muslims On Peace, National Security

Nigerian Technocrats Dazzle American Investors

World Bank Presidency:Intrigues, Politics Ahead Tomorrow’s ‘Voting’

Friday, April 13, 2012

Nigeria Condemns Coup Attempt In Guinea-Bissau

Jigawa Residents Express Fear Of CMS Outbreak Over Excessive Heat

Artezia Security Empowers Youths With Jobs

Bishop Peace Okonkwo Marks Birthday With Free Cervical Cancer Screening

MEND Claims Attack On Oil Facility In Bayelsa

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Panic as popular anti-malaria drugs ‘fail’

We’re winning terror war, says govt

Gas eruption stirs anxiety in Rivers oil communities

Loot recovered by pensions task force hits N182b

How to avert economic crisis in Nigeria, by Okonjo-Iweala

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Lagos govt alleges sabotage as doctors begin strike

ACN alleges plot to destabilise S’West ahead 2015

Pensions task force accuses Senate of unprovoked attacks

Nigerians mourn Majekodunmi, Omoboriowo

‘Nigeria now world’s third fastest growing economy’

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Benue communal clash displaces 3,600 herdsmen, others

Jonathan commissions Almajiri model school in Sokoto

Lagos warns doctors over strike

Govt, banks mull new funding mechanism for SMEs

Our ordeal, by Kaduna bombing victims

Monday, April 09, 2012

Business leaders showcase Africa’s potential in Germany

‘Why CBN exempted global agencies from cash limits policy’

Move to criminalise rejection of polio vaccines gains support

JTF foils bomb attack in Kano

Okonjo-Iweala shines as criticisms trail U.S. nominee for W’Bank

Sunday, April 08, 2012

Obasanjo, Oshiomhole meet, keep agenda secret

Islam abhors violence, eminent Nigerians insist

Nigeria records four new polio cases

Pope decries persecution of Christians

36 killed, scores injured in Easter Day bombing

Saturday, April 07, 2012

Amaechi Urges Christians To Emulate Christ

Fashola Calls For Display Of True Citizenship  

Be Servant-leaders, Kumuyi Urges Political Office Holders

World Bank Presidency:Sambo, Biden Meet

Jonathan At Easter: We Shall Overcome Our Challenges...

Friday, April 06, 2012

FAAN Approves Search Mirror For Jos Airport To Tackle Insecurity

Rivers To Commission 250 model Primary Schools

Lagos Waterways Authority Urges Caution During Easter Celebrations

Intrigues Over Succession In Malawi As President Mutharika Dies

Security Agents Avert Bloody Easter

Thursday, April 05, 2012

39 World Bank ex-officials back Okonjo-Iweala

Jonathan launches tax policy, berates wealthy Nigerians

Ogun CJ grants EFCC leave to retry Daniel

Minister, others get marching order on oil subsidy

How we rejected N1.2b bribe over pensions probe, by Task Force

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Why Nigerians in Diaspora are involved in crimes, by Reps panel

Nigeria denies Mali’s junta recognition

Presidency decries furore over church in Jonathan’s town

Mourning as police name Nigerian victim in U.S. shooting

Investors may pull out as intrigues delay reforms in PHCN

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Paucity of fund may stall Africa’s search for AIDS vaccine

Obasanjo resigns as BoT chairman of PDP

Nigeria steps up lobby for Okonjo-Iweala

Govt moves against ‘prohibitive’ fees in private schools

Jonathan, Gitto: Long walk to church ‘gift’

Monday, April 02, 2012

Cape Town jazz festival in soulful climax

Court dismisses suit against Akingbola, berates prosecution team

Govt fires PHCN chiefs over outage

Nigeria backs Okonjo-Iweala for World Bank boss

Govt begins overhaul of varsities, bureaucracy

Sunday, April 01, 2012

Flights cancelled, passengers groan as fuel scarcity hits aviation

How task force exposed N1.1b monthly fraud in Police Pension Office

ECOWAS court laments implementation challenges

Suspected suicide bomber dies in Kaduna blast

Mark upbraids IPU over perception of continent

Saturday, March 31, 2012

EFCC Intensifies Trial Of Top Corruption Cases

Confusion Over Start Of Deregulation

Govt To Cut Costs, Check Ghost Workers

Mobile Operators, Banks, Others For Nigerian Telecom Awards

Cape Town Jazz Festival Kicks Off In Grand Style

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