Guardian News Archive for December 2012

Sunday, December 30, 2012

Veteran journalist, politician lose cars to hoodlums

Govs’ forum not good for democracy, says Aminu

ANPP urges unity, laments slow pace of governance

Boko Haram is alien, must be crushed, says Jonathan

Stakeholders decry high interest rate

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Gunmen Kill Soldier In JTF, Boko Haram Clash

Blame Corruption For Air Crashes, Bad Roads – Bishop

Obama Signs Bill To Grant Nigerian Residency

Crises In PDP Is Democracy At Work, Says National Legal Adviser

Chime’s Absence: How A ‘Kitchen Cabinet’ Runs State

Friday, December 28, 2012

Lamido, Imam Urge Muslim Women To Study Gynaecology

Lagos Tasks Event Planners On Safety

Acholonu Tasks Youths On Nation Building

Group Canvasses Empowerment Of Ex-Convicts

Aregbesola Flags Off Distribution Of Free School Uniforms

Wada’s Convoy In Auto Crash

Bajoga Takes Oath Of Office

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Kaduna lawmakers okay Bajoga as deputy gov

Controversy trails job placement at rights commission

More democracy dividends in 2013, says Presidency

Nigeria, Cameroun to sign pact on dam

NDLEA arrests Colombian drug baron in Lagos

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

UN Security Council okays deployment of African support mission in Mali

More criminals are outside prisons, says Adeboye

Tough times await corrupt persons in 2013, says ICPC

Dana Air crash report divides Reps

Fireworks caused Lagos explosion, says govt

Monday, December 24, 2012

Minister, Saraki task Nigerians on unity

Azazi was a patriot, says Jonathan

Gambari seeks changes in UN Security Council

Non-oil exports grow to $3.2b

Nigeria loses N100b to foreign airlines yearly

Sunday, December 23, 2012

The Guardian reporters win awards

Group rejects Kaduna deputy gov nominee

Falana seeks Demuren’s sack over Dana crash

Obasanjo, Atiku, others urge good governance, harmony

No rift between Jonathan, Obasanjo, says Presidency

Saturday, December 22, 2012

ICPC Orders MDAs To Return Unspent Funds Before Dec. 31

FG Names Ndanusa SEC Chairman, Appoints Five Commissioners

IGP, Mohammed Abubakar, Sues First Bank Over Forgery

Govt To Shut Down Manual Fuel Loading By December 31

JTF confirms death of 2 suicide bombers in Kano attacks

Friday, December 21, 2012

PDP Chieftains Attend Lam Adesina’s Fidau Prayer

SURE-P Beneficiaries Begin Assessment, President Insists Scheme Not PDP Agenda

Encomiums As Eso Goes Home

INEC De-registers Three More Political Parties

Obama Picks Kerry For Secretary Of State

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Encomiums as Osun pays last respects to Eso

Panic, as fire guts Lagos Airport terminal

Commission warns distribution firms against meters charges

NCAA faults Reps’ allegation against Demuren

Musdapher asks judiciary to restore confidence in justice system

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Controversy stalls passage of anti-terrorism bill in Senate

Soyinka emerges first Awolowo Leadership Award recipient

Govt to subsidise electricity to poor consumers, bridge metering gap

Resident doctors want tax-free allowances, task govt on oversees training

EFCC arrests man with $130,000 at airport

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Police to raise security for Xmas, New Year

Minister summons aviation operators over sector’s woes

Senate probes crashes, fumes at death of Yakowa, Azazi, others

Encomiums as Zuma wins ANC leadership vote

State burial for Eso

Succour for Abia, Imo flood victims

Abdulsalami Abubakar laments negative effects of insecurity in Northern Nigeria

‘Why new varsities are yet to take off’

Monday, December 17, 2012

‘N70m voted for National Theatre’

SON alleges adulteration of diesel with kerosene by sellers

Uwais, others seek review of electoral law

EFCC arrests N32.8b pensions scam suspect

Labour threatens strike over minimum wage in Plateau

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Minister, Atiku, Tinubu extol Yakowa’s, Azazi’s virtues

Reps back INEC on parties de-registration

Maina alleges extra N20b hidden pension accounts

ECOWAS court asks Nigeria to punish oil firms for pollution

Yero sworn in as new Kaduna gov

Govt boosts rice production, gets FAO recognition

NPDC hits 130,000bpd production mark

Anglicans extol ex-Primate Adetiloye’s virtues, plan burial

Nigeria records seven new polio cases

Jonathan charges varsities on students intake, others

Saturday, December 15, 2012

President Mourns victims of Helicopter Crash

Navy Confirms Crash Of Its Helicopter

Azazi Was Devoted To Nation, Says Ex-minister, Gbagi

Kaduna In Grief, Mourns Governor Yakowa

B-R-E-A-K-I-N-G-N-E-W-S: Gov Yakowa, Azazi, others feared dead in helicopter crash

B-R-E-A-K-I-N-G-N-E-W-S: Four feared dead in helicopter crash

Friday, December 14, 2012

Sambo, Tambuwal, Abubakar Urge Islamic Scholars To Preach Islam Correctly

FG Targets 26 Million Children In 10 States, As Polio Campaign Begins Saturday

Another Leadership Crisis Rocks PDP, Thwarts Weekend ‘Grand Rally’

‘Rivers Carnival, A Celebration Of Our Uniqueness, Culture’

Kidnapped Okonjo-Iweala’s mother released

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Investment in education should be service to humanity, says Soyinka

Telecoms operators’ interconnection debts hit N20b

63 arrested over minister mother’s kidnap

Govt warns Cameroun against maltreating Nigerians in Bakassi

Senate okays extra N161b fuel subsidy budget

Nigeria, Global Fund sign N50b pact on HIV, TB

Gunmen kill two women in Plateau

Azazi seeks overhaul of security system

Audu faults EFCC’s claims on arrest evasion

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Court vacates order freezing Capital Oil’s accounts

INEC rules out staggered polls in 2015

S’Court to determine presidential assent to constitution review, says Ekweremadu

Babalakin plans to flee Nigeria, says EFCC

Senate talks tough on health care, ready to override president’s veto over bill

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Govt activates N162.9b Zungeru 700MW power plant MoU

PDP governors caution party over Nyako

Govt tasks financial institutions on solid minerals financing

Gunmen kill father, son, others, kidnap Gen. Rotimi’s wife

Gunmen kill father, son, others, kidnap Rotimi’s wife

We’ve not abandoned subsidy probe report, says Tambuwal

Monday, December 10, 2012

Reps panel laments state of roads after N1.4tr vote

Jonathan re-instates revoked Abuja plots

Ibori’s appeal for hearing early 2013

Why corruption thrives in Nigeria, by Mitee

PRP protests de-registration, mobilises for 2015 polls

Sunday, December 09, 2012

Gunmen abduct Okonjo-Iweala’s mother

Fashola, at Achebe colloquium, points path to Africa’s rebirth, others 

Govt to make ICT-based exams compulsory for tertiary institutions’ admission

Why we can’t disclose Wale Babalakin’s sickness, by LUTH

How investors stall govt’s drive for private refineries

Group faults JNI for accusing army of bias

Health minister performs surgery 

Controversy trails Oshiomhole’s property tax law

NERC, U.S. move to enhance gas-fired electricity investment

Saturday, December 08, 2012

Multinationals Lament Vandalisation Of Waste Pipelines 

‘Jonathan Hero Of Subsidy Removal Crisis’

Ex-PRONACO Chief Faults INEC’s De-registration Of Parties

Strike Deadline: STF Warns NLC On Breach Of Peace

At The Experience, Jonathan Seeks More Prayers For Nation

Friday, December 07, 2012

Omole Tasks Universities’ Alumni Associations On Devt

Developing Nations To Get 70m Euros To Combat Climate Change

JTF Kills Six Boko Haram Commanders, Recovers Arms, Ammunition

Delta Leads Medals Table At Eko 2012, As LOC Plans Musical Concert For Closing

Parties Reject INEC De-registration

Obasanjo, Others For NCS Award

Physically Challenged Lawmaker Urges Jonathan To Approve Disability Bill

Foreign Firm To Boost Bureau De Change Services

Kwara To Rehabilitate Infrastructure With N200m

Diaspora Group Wants Use Of Experts In Resettlement Of Flood Victims

Thursday, December 06, 2012

Senate rejects extra N9b on Sambo’s official residence

How insecurity hinders growth in the North, by Abdulsalami

Amaechi acquires $30m helicopters to police Rivers

NUPENG suspends strike, minister assures on fuel supply

Court rejects EFCC’s graphic evidence in trial of Atuche, others  

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

NNPC seeks diversification in oil sector

Veteran actor, Enebeli, dies at 65

Scientists warn of declining male fertility as sperm counts fall

Oshiomhole alleges police negligence, seeks probe into Auchi attack

Again, explosion rocks Kano

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

I won’t work against Jonathan, says Iwuanyanwu

2013 budget at variance with Vision 20:2020, says ActionAid

Jonathan asks court to dismiss suit on Salami’s reinstatement

Local contractors to execute construction projects below N5b

Taraba tasks journalists on objectivity

Taraba tasks journalists on objectivity, denies report on Suntai’s health

Monday, December 03, 2012

Govt intervenes in failing roads

U.S., UK, others may demand polio certificate for visa

Amaechi seeks action against delay in trial of cases

Stakeholders seek law on physically challenged persons

Fresh bomb attack rocks Kano

Sunday, December 02, 2012

Ex-Union bank MD, others to face panel over shares crash

‘How PDP can reclaim S’West’

NACA seeks one per cent of MDAs budgets for HIV scheme

Confab canvasses better family planning, girl-child education

Jonathan charges graduates on job creation

Saturday, December 01, 2012

Activists, In Historic March, Urge Global Action Against Climate Change

Sultan Calls For ‘War’ Against Insecurity

Gunmen Kill Immigration Staff, 3 Others

Yakowa Restates Commitment To Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Musical Copyright Society Gets Court Leave For Landmark Suit

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