Guardian News Archive for August 2012

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Gombe spends N2b to curb erosion

Anambra warns against fake drugs, others

Why Ajimobi appointed Accord Party members council chiefs, by ACN

Benue lawmakers ask Suswam to sack commissioner

NICAF’s projects to boost ties with China

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

How Jonathan admitted incompetence, by ACN

Shonekan seeks action on infrastructure for nation’s growth

Mimiko begins campaign tomorrow

SU chief wants Christians to remain steadfast

New fed varsity fixes fees, resumes Sept 15

Monday, August 27, 2012

Gunmen abduct Imo dep gov’s aide

CNPP wants Taraba House to impeach gov

Anxiety mounts over alleged Ukraine’s plan to arrest Nigerian pastor, Adelaja

Anyaoku leads Anambra into oil-producers’ club, 45 years after

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Presidency withdraws bill to scrap rural electricity agency

FRSC issues 20,000 licences, queries sale of highway code

FG, states asked to submit data on mineral resources

Ahmed denies alleged rift with Saraki

Gombe disburses N120m scholarships

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Court Vacates Order On Okonjo-Iweala, Others

Govt Cautions Politicians On Onshore/Offshore Abrogation Law

UBEB Signs N56m Contract

 FG reads riot act to Pilots, Airline Operators on weather Compliance

Nigeria Gets Additional $225m To Fight Malaria

Friday, August 24, 2012

Pharmacists Urge Effective Regulation, Warn Against Drug Abuse

Dead Bodies Found In Emir’s Son’s House

New AIDS-like Disease Emerges As Ebola Ravages Uganda, DR Congo

Okorocha Approves Two Months Salaries For Sacked Council Chiefs

Gemade Blames Brother-In-Law For His Political Woes

Thursday, August 23, 2012

A’Ibom House vows diligence in constitution amendment

Ogun blames federal roads for incessant accidents

Gunmen attack Yobe prison, injure policemen, civilians

‘No plan to remove Akume from post’

Force inevitable if Mali talks fail, says Nigeria

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

British man dies after failing to overturn euthanasia law

Consumer council plans certificates for products

Plateau may hold council polls in December

Catholic bishops ask Jonathan to check corruption, insecurity

Lagos ACN faults linking ocean surge to Atlantic City

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

‘Why Kano council election is delayed’

ACN seeks N’Assembly’s intervention in Salami’s removal

Ugolor petitions AGF over detention

NDLEA arrests man with N27m hard drug

Jonathan says new scholarship scheme will boost varsity education

Monday, August 20, 2012

APGA alleges plot by PDP to destablise Imo, party denies

Seek divine pardon, Lamido tells Nigerians

Anambra-North claims turn to produce next gov

‘Nigeria is third poorest provider of water for citizens’

Ondo parties in messy campaign for votes

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Gunmen kidnap cleric in Ughelli

PDP chief faults calls for Jonathan’s resignation

No genocide in Borno, says Shettima

NAFDAC covers 30 states in fake drugs test

ACN seeks dismissal of Airhiavbere’s petition against Oshiomhole

Saturday, August 18, 2012

ALSCON Risks $500m Loss To Supreme Court Ruling

S.A. Mine Killings: ‘Why African Leaders Must Protect Workers’ Rights’

Boko Haram: How Christians May Protect Themselves

Staff Protest Sack Of 83 Workers, As Youths Storm ISOPADEC Premises

Imo: Okorocha Approves N320m For Schools Repairs

Friday, August 17, 2012

Pharmacists Seek Release Of Kidnapped ESUTH VC

EDC Graduates 103 Entrepreneurs

Kwara Commissioner Says FADAMA Aims At Reducing Poverty

DFID Floats Project Towards Amicable Disputes Resolution In Enugu

Wike Promises Government’s Counterpart Funding In 2013 Budget

Thursday, August 16, 2012

C’River queries Bakassi independence declaration

‘300 pensioners die in Anambra over non-payment of allowances’

Imo varsity hospital workers threaten strike

‘India now biggest trading partner with Nigeria’

Task force arrests gunmen, recovers arms in Plateau

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Oben gas plant shut for upgrade

Dickson appoints three physically-challenged persons as aides

Flood sacks residents of five Bauchi councils

SERAP requests details of spending on maternal healthcare

Taraba plans airport, others in Mambilla Plateau

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

NBA faults Ogoni, Bakassi on independence, defends confab fees

Kwara CAN alleges marginalisation in board appointments

Amnesty office to train un-registered militants

Govt plans to drive investments on infrastructure

UN repatriates Nigerian peacekeepers over poor performance

Monday, August 13, 2012

‘No action yet on ECOWAS’ troops for Mali’

Imo acquires 500 hectares for food production

Anambra moves against sale of petrol above N97

700 Kano private schools risk revocation of licences

Why we need state police, by Akpabio

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Board orders fresh probe of fraud at Ekiti hospital

NEMA asks residents of disaster-prone areas to evacuate

Unilorin verifies oil deposit in Kwara

‘13,000 ex-militants yet to be trained’

Niger to build market with N12.8b

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Protest Mars Imo Assembly Election

Ngige Faults NBA Elections, Says, ‘It’s Worst Ever’

Battered Journalist: Fashola Apologises, Orders Investigation

Robbery Attack Kills One, Injures Two, As Jang Denies Candidate Imposition

IG Petitioned Over Car Gift

Friday, August 10, 2012

NAFDAC Plans Review Of Extant Laws

Govt Disallows ACN Chieftain’s Free Lesson In Kwara Schools, Justifies Action

Edo, Delta Cultural Fiesta To Hold

Okorocha Swears In New Aides

Redeemer’s Varsity Programmes Get Full Accreditation

Thursday, August 09, 2012

Ajimobi charges police on security, leaves for lesser Hajj

CAN wants herdsmen to stop destroying farmlands

Benue lawmakers summon commissioner over alleged snide remarks

‘No resolution yet on recall of sacked Oyo workers’

ACN condemns murder of spokesman’s mother, brother in A’Ibom

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Oil thieves kill Delta task force chief

Bowen varsity gets college of medicine

Bayelsa raises revenue generation panel

NHRC probes alleged rights violations in waterfront demolition

Northern CAN says nothing has changed under new NSA

PDP faults Lagos newly-enacted traffic law

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Rights groups fault Ugolor’s continued detention

‘Why Yuguda sacked aides’

Anambra warns oil marketers against sharp practices

NDLEA seeks monarchs’ role in anti-drug war

PDP faults Lagos new

Monday, August 06, 2012

Yakowa links capital flight to insecurity

Okorocha introduces Walk for Life programme

Oyo lauds IITA for producing quality cassava flour bread

Dooshima Suswam seeks patronage of NIPOST

FCT to demolish 10,288 illegal structures

Sunday, August 05, 2012

Benue troupe emerges second best in global festival

Rotary intensifies anti-polio war

Minister alerts on plot to deny farmers access to fertiliser

Benue faults Assembly over state’s financial status

Ogun PDP begins reconciliation, elects new officers

Saturday, August 04, 2012

Govt Promises Automatic Employment For Ijaw Languague Graduates

Imo Owes N13b In Gratuities, As Okorocha Signs Controversial Bill

U.S. Firm Bags N456m Irrigation Contract In Borno

EFCC Docks Businessman Over N149m Scam

JTF Spokesman’s Brother Killed In Auto Crash

Friday, August 03, 2012

Minister, Research Council Explain New School Curriculum

Amaechi, RSUST ASUU Differ On Appointment Of Acting VC

Mixed Reactions Trail New Traffic Law In Lagos

Flood Kills Three, Sacks Community

PDP Raises Alarm Over Alleged Imo Govt Plans On Recalled Council Chiefs

Thursday, August 02, 2012

Ilorin varsity records 36 first class at graduation

Group tasks INEC on credible polls

CPC wants court to dissolve Adamawa Assembly

FCTA releases buffer stock to cut food prices

Agency moves to enforce tax policy

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

Amosun hosts special Iftar for Muslims

Scholarships for Lagos pupils

Jigawa checks desertification with 14m seedlings

Why teachers need constant training, by Bimbo Fashola, Sosan

INEC won’t recognise parties with factions

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Task force intercepts arms cache, kills two

Abati defends Okupe’s appointment

LP tasks INEC on Ondo polls, ACN berates Mimiko

Knights deplore insecurity in Nigeria, urge religious tolerance

UK court orders Akingbola to refund N164b

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