Guardian News Archive for July 2012

Sunday, July 29, 2012

C’River to focus on agric after loss of oil wells

CBN’s cash-less scheme goes to six states in 2013

Lagos, NCC parley over telecoms masts’ regulation

Zamfara gov, House bicker over sack of 7,000 ghost workers

Vandals destroy PHCN facilities in Taraba

Saturday, July 28, 2012

NUPENG Suspends Strike

FG Pledges To Make Nigeria West Africa’s Aircraft Maintenance Hub

Budget Office Begins Monitoring Of Capital Vote Implementation

Anambra Oil Field Ready For Commissioning Next Month

Chief Of Air Staff Loses Brother

Friday, July 27, 2012

Anambra Commences Audit Of Market Stalls

NUC Restores JABU’s Licence

Govt To Train Corps Members On Skills Acquisition

INEC Fixes Aug 11 For Elections In Imo Wards   

Cross River Destroys Illegal Structures

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Govt resumes fuel subsidy payment, IMF lauds reforms

MTN clarifies role in Oyinlola, Salami feud

Kano, panel differ on centres as controversy trails Ramadan free meals

Kudos, protests as UNILORIN picks new vice chancellor

PDP seeks probe of Imo councils, Okorocha backs state creation

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Kwararafa varsity names Ochefu VC

Lagos alerts Christian pilgrims of fake consultants

NMA seeks passage of health bill, truth commission

Omoruyi, others fault action of Reps, parties against Jonathan

How Nigeria can overcome current challenges, by Onu

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Bauchi votes N62.5m for Ramadan meals

NRC raises train services in Lagos

Why Nigerians face visa hitches visiting Zambia  

Yari backs restructuring, state control of resources

Conflicting claims over salary delay, council workers’ sack in Kwara

Monday, July 23, 2012

Lagos govt, PDP disagree over Makoko’s demolition

ICPC, NUC begin review of varsities

Igbinedion varsity gets COREN’s accreditation

Govt woos more investors, okays progress in oil, gas free zones

Govt, others decry killings as Fulani is buried

Sunday, July 22, 2012

A’Ibom ready for dialogue with C’River, awaits N18.4b oil funds

Academics urge shared roles to protect the environment

Ombudsman seeks better funding, pledges action on complaints

Importer of fake drug knows fate Sept 28

Imo APGA pleads for patience on sacked council chiefs

Saturday, July 21, 2012

There’s More To Borno Than Boko Haram, Says Ribadu

State Trains 400 Unemployed Youths

FRSC Warns Road Users On Impatience At Ramadan

Monarchs Seek Probe Into Council Boss’ Assassination Plot

Tinapa: Customs’ Excesses Stir Unease, Fears Of Shutdown

Friday, July 20, 2012

Abia Cautions Imo Speaker Over Utterances Against Orji

Bank to pay N75m damages for breach of contract

Prisons boss blames judiciary, others for congestion

Jigawa, group move against fake drugs

Nigeria Gains Global Recognition in Tourism

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Ekiti evacuates street urchins

Plan to turn Abia’s wastes into wealth afoot

Okereke-Onyiuke loses bid to halt criminal trial

Joint action urged on insecurity as Oyo launches trust fund

Bishops seek sanction for masterminds of fuel subsidy scam

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

NAFDAC raises NYSC anti-fake drug awareness body

Bisi Fayemi tasks corps members on skill acquisition

NAPTIP seeks partnership to aid victims

Nigeria needs $100b for infrastructure, says Sanusi

Stakeholders, group seek end to violence in Plateau, others

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Fashola arrests military officers on BRT lane

Govt raises panel on constitution

Wali is NBA’s 26th President

Reps bid for more constituencies, senatorial districts

Miners deplore diversion of N700b solid minerals fund

Monday, July 16, 2012

Kwara community protest alleged planned acquisition of land

Presidency worries over ‘new’ oil bill in

Okorocha appoints 79 aides, Yuguda sacks 2,000

Police uncover church, mosque used as bomb factories

Ajimobi sacks bridge contractor over

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Explosion rocks Okene, misses alleged church targets

‘Why Nigeria needs policy to boost local content in ICT’

Chaos at Lagos airport over failed check in systems

Christian pilgrims to pay higher fare

Zenith is Africa’s seventh biggest bank

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Nigeria Gets $95m World Bank Facility To Eradicate Polio

AU Council Wants Support On Fight Against Boko Haram

Security On Front Burner At 4th Soyinka Lecture

Robbers Snatch Teachers’ Salaries

Sack Aviation Minister, CNPP Insists

Voters turn out massive, as Edo decides

Friday, July 13, 2012

Don Canvasses Speedy Legislation Against Smoking

Abubakar Tsav, Others Kick Against Appointment Of First lady As Permanent Secretary

London Olympics: Jonathan, Others to Showcase Nigeria’s Investment Opportunities

Eminent Nigerians Bemoan Ineffective Leadership

FG To Raise 20 Million Farmers Under Growth Enhancement Scheme

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Bauchi to spend N3.9b on direct labour

Gunmen kill man in Damaturu

Taraba lawmakers to work together

Court orders EFCC to release Daniel’s passport

Oyo moves to raise security, Jigawa CP cautions banks

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Immigration officer arraigned

ICPC threatens legal action against erring anti-graft NGOs

Police wade into farmers, herdsmen clashes in Jigawa

Taraba lawmakers seek tighter security in Wukari, banks shut

Osun panel gives terms for councils’ creation

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Govt plans lean capital vote in 2013 budget, $70 benchmark

N7.6b lost to pipeline vandalism

Okonjo-Iweala to deliver lecture on education, development

NEMA to check disaster

MOSOP tasks UN, others on UNEP report

Monday, July 09, 2012

Govt moves for quality teaching, to train 150,000 teachers

CAN seeks review of ban on religious broadcast in Ebonyi

Saraki, ex-lawmaker task Nigerians on governance

FERMA mulls cost-saving measures for roads’ repairs

Nigeria’s fertility rate too high, says commission

Task for agencies, women in constitutional amendment

Court sets aside SEC’s audit report against Okereke-Onyiuke

Fresh probe bid splits UNIABUJA, ASUU

Court winds down Afribank, Spring Bank

IGP, SSS DG sued over abduction of Customs ex-chief

Saturday, July 07, 2012

Shettima Tasks Council Chairmen, Traditional Rulers, On Polio

Nigeria Urges Europe To Change Policy Towards Africa

Tinubu, ACN Govs In Benin To Seek Support For Oshiomhole

Panel To Review Cases Of Sacked Workers

Customs Impound N25m Worth Of Petroleum Product

Friday, July 06, 2012

Court Jails Two For Violating Law On Okada Operation In Enugu

Nine professors named 2012 Cabot Fellows

Abductors Of Cleric’s Wife Demand N100M Ransom

Nigerian Bags Global Scholar Award

Ondo ACN leader, 300 others Defect To LP

Thursday, July 05, 2012

U.S. , Italy want Nigeria to tackle terrorism

Police, troops arrest six suspected bombers of Wukari station, banks

Govt launches smart card, to save N42b in pension scheme

Bayelsa offers meal subsidy, NYSC warns corps members on Boko Haram

Govt unveils scheme for challenged persons

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

Court renews order on UNILAG’s name change

Bauchi spends N85m on animal care, others

Lawyers seek promotion of ADR

Borno buys N700m malaria drugs for councils

Govt targets 15m children in anti-polio campaign

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Army won’t allow Nigeria’s break-up, says Ihejirika

Ajimobi unveils Oyo’s new logo

INEC chief urges selfless service for Nigeria’s greatness

VC seeks special study on Boko Haram

Ogun PDP crisis not yet over as faction goes to Supreme Court    

Monday, July 02, 2012

Court frees Deji Abiola of theft

Govt to stop N1b daily spending on rice importation

Nigeria, EU to spend N16b on public, justice sectors’ reforms

Applicant queries terms for UNILORIN’s new VC

Igbo group faults posting of corps members to the North

Sunday, July 01, 2012

Labour, ACN task Jonathan on free guber polls in Edo

Oke unveils plan for Ondo, Ilaje wants ACN dep governorship office

NIIA forum seeks multi-dimensional approaches in tackling Boko Haram

Amosun denies alleged imposition of candidates for council polls

Senate to assist police halt bombings in Taraba

Saturday, June 30, 2012

‘Teaching Hospitals Lack Facilities To Handle TB’

Sharia Judge Dragged Before High Court

Minister Debunks Allegation On Sale Of Embassy Properties

Kidnapped Students Get Lawmakers’ N1m

Int’l Helicopter School Takes Off

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