Guardian News Archive for January 2013

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

NEITI audits oil funds to govts, CBN, NNDC, PTDF

Reps’ panel threatens Jega, Odimegwu with arrest over audit queries

Shell liable for N’ Delta oil spills, Dutch court rules

Court remands police pension fraudster in prison

Reps probe alleged misuse of $67 billion by two govts

Belgore blames military for nation’s woes, urges action on PIB

Group faults treatment of ex-Immigration boss, seeks equity for women

Judge’s absence stalls Bianca’s suit against Ojukwu family

‘Why South West needs agriculture policy’

Rivers quits peace talks over disputed oil wells with Bayelsa

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Resettle us in Dayspring Island, Bakassi people urge govt

Defence chief, others urge caution over Boko Haram’s cease-fire pledge

Court jails college head, bursar for graft

Army redeploys 317 senior officers

Uba’s suit against IGP, others for hearing Feb 7

Monday, January 28, 2013

Enugu leaders, Speaker disagree over Chime’s health, absence

Jonathan pledges polio eradication by 2015

Nigeria, Canada pledge to boost education

Major oil marketers urge govt to scrap fuel subsidy

Amaechi wants refund of Rivers’ money spent on federal road

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Fresh outrage over sick govs

Anxiety over public service reform report, panel split

Global body alerts on polio spread from Nigeria

Presidency faults Ezekwesili on alleged misuse of $67b reserves

Govt gets N5 trillion from taxes

‘Why amnesty programme will end in 2015’

Mali, the Sudans top agenda as AU summit begins

Saturday, January 26, 2013

I’m Not Moved By Speculations On Presidential Ambition, Says Amaechi

Nigeria Pledges Commitment To Success Of Trans-Saharan Gas Project

Ekweremadu Flies To London To Visit Chime

Projects In Anambra Amazing, Says Maku

Mysterious Corpses: Govt Explains Efforts To Prevent Epidemic

Friday, January 25, 2013

FG Tasks TCN On Stable Power Supply, Warns Nigerians Against Vandalization

Nigeria, Others Rally Support For Military Intervention In Mali

Amansea Tragedy: 15 Bodies To Be Exhumed For Full Autopsy

October 1, 2010 Bombings: Life Sentence For Ebiware, Okah’s Accomplice

Why Osun Is Spending More On Roads, By Aregbesola

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Presidency urges patience as TCN works on power lines

‘Why govt will mark centenary’

NCC sets new SMS tariff for telecoms operators

Jonathan, Fayemi, Adebayo, Okoh extol Adetiloye’s virtues

Posers over Chime’s picture with governors in London

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

PRONACO laments handling of Otedola-Lawan scam

ACN wants govt to tackle rot in police colleges

Tribunal upholds Oshiomhole’s election

Five feared killed in JTF, Boko Haram clash

NLC begins reconciliation moves, to recall sacked scribe

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Fond memories, as The Guardian sends forth Anikulapo, Orere

Mark pledges quick passage of health bill

Jonathan, in Switzerland, pledges creation of 3.5m jobs by 2015

EFCC arraigns 23 suspects for alleged oil theft

Kano bans commercial motorcyclists over attack on emir

Monday, January 21, 2013

Why we seek varsities’ autonomy, by ASUU

 NLC, ANPP condemn attack on Kano Emir

Court clears EFCC to re-arraign Ugbane, others over N5.2b scam

Govt to address ecological problems in S’East

Outrage over attack, Emir of Kano, sons flown abroad

South African court convicts Henry Okah

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Anenih has case to answer over N20b road contract, says Reps’ panel

Akande, an ex-convict, PDP insists

Anambra probes discovery of bodies

Islamic group claims attack on Mali-bound Nigerian troops

Emir of Kano, sons flown abroad

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Gunmen Attack Ado Bayero

HIV: Nigeria Scores Low In Prevention Of Mother-to-child Transmission

PDP Will Transform Nigeria To Developed Nation –– Jonathan

Don’t Tinker With Official Pump Price, Govt Warns Marketers

Jonathan Cautions Varsities On Dispatch Of Certificates

Jaji Bomb Attack: SSS Parades Suspects

Friday, January 18, 2013

Task Force DG, Okereke, Urges FG To Call EFCC To Order

Okogie, Akinde Eulogise Adetiloye

Jonathan Pays Surprise Visit To Lagos Police College

Jaji Bomb Attack: SSS Parades Suspects • Suicide Bombers Wore Military Uniforms To Beat Security 

Orubebe: FG Needs N200b To Fix East-West Road

Thursday, January 17, 2013

NNPC boosts fuel supply as minister re-opens strategic Benin depot

President congratulates Anyaoku on birthday, travels to Cote d’Ivoire

Tukur charges PDP on peace, as court adjourns party chiefs’ suit

NYSC DG laments quality of corps members

ANPP strategises for 2015, inaugurates 21-member rebuilding panel

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Inquest into London fire reveals final words of dead Nigeria woman

‘Niger Delta officials in Jonathan’s govt have failed’

Delta House faults agency’s claim on road projects

Northern elders, Labour oppose Sanusi over ethnic, religious groups

Tambuwal seeks end to poverty, urges better Nigeria, EU lawmakers’ ties

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Tukur had no hand in Oyinlola’s removal, says PDP

Gunmen kill five in Plateau, Yobe, injure others

Ugolor tasks Jonathan on Oyerinde’s murder

Court grants Braithwaite leave to amend pleadings against bank

Jonathan assures on economic growth

Kwara, CPC bicker over govt plan to buy 15 aircraft

Monday, January 14, 2013

Minister urges better recognition for Nigerian peacekeepers

Govt to spend N12b on labs in colleges

NCAA cautions airlines, pilots over harmattan

Lagos to quicken processing of Dana Air crash victims entitlements

World Bank chief lauds govt on electricity reforms

Sunday, January 13, 2013

PDP moves to appease Oyinlola over removal

Katsina CPC lawmakers decry high court decision

Fresh controversy over PIB, Ajaokuta steel company

Delta denies involvement in judge’s kidnap

Nigeria won’t break up, says Jonathan

Oyo buys mobile ambulances for free rural health care

Group seeks monarchs’ intervention in Chime’s absence from office

Imo APGA alleges plot to impeach Okorocha

Revealed: ‘Only N150m released to victims of Warri crises’

Court hears C&S leadership crisis suit Jan 22

Igbo abroad endorse Ohanaeze Ndigbo’s election

Rotary begins campaign against malaria

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Bomb Scare At Port Harcourt Airport

Insecurity: JTF Destroys Hard Drugs

Stakeholders Fault Airhiavbere On Court Action

Ghost Workers: EFCC Interrogates Plateau Officials

Group To ‘Occupy Govt House’, As Anxiety Mounts Over Chime’s Absence

Friday, January 11, 2013

Court Removes Oyinlola As PDP’s National Secretary

Oyerinde: Oshiomhole Lied, Says IGP

VP Sambo Tasks Nigerians On National Development

NCAA Assures On Dana’s Payment Of Crash Victims’ Families

Harmattan Haze Forces Airlines To Divert, Delay Flights From Lagos

I Was Not Arrested By EFCC, Says Soludo

The Whole Of Lagos Remains My Constituency, Says Fashola

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Court declines jurisdiction in NPAN, APCON suit

Enugu leaders, PDP on warpath over Chime’s absence

Judge decries delay in alleged $15m Ibori bribe suit

NAFDAC probes HIV cure claim by varsity teacher

Veteran journalist, Ayo Ositelu dies at 69

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

EFCC arrests Imo Finance Commissioner, Accountant-General

INEC blames parties for flawed primaries

Nigerian Anglicans oppose England on homosexual clergy

Pandemonium, as explosion rocks fuel tank farm in Lagos

Sylva’s aide, others tackle Dickson over comments on ex-governor

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

How to boost Nigeria’s image, by Nwachukwu, Akunyili, Maiden Ibru

Navy approves redeployment of officers

INEC’s absence stalls Oni’s suit to reclaim seat

EFCC gets petition over DESOPADEC contract awards

Daniel’s attempt to reduce EFCC charges fails

Monday, January 07, 2013

Govt to prosecute Russian crew over arms

Our expectations of Mahama, by Ekweremadu, Fayemi, Tinubu

Ihejirika decorates new Brig.-Generals, assures on more promotions

Search for new malaria vaccine begins

Wike threatens to sack consultants over poor handling of projects

Sunday, January 06, 2013

Stakeholders oppose planned bailout for private airlines

Federal Government seeks co-operation with Cameroun on flooding

Nigeria to check influx of illegal aliens

Insurance firms opt for merger to avoid closure

‘N1 billion Delta tax revenue missing’

Saturday, January 05, 2013

FG Develops Cost-reflective Tariff Structure For Power Sector

Stakeholders Fault Customs Bill, To Petition National Assembly

Nigeria’s UN Mission Pays $1.6m In Gratuity To Long-serving Staff  

Trade Union Congress Backs Govt On Aircrafts Acquisition

Phones For Farmers Won’t Cost N60b, Says Agric Minister

Friday, January 04, 2013

Foundation Moves To Expose Bad Practices In Health Sector

North Ready To Chase Jonathan Out Of Power In 2015, Says Arewa Patriots

Security: FG Must Rise To Its Duty, Says Jang

Law And Order: Fashola Meets With Enforcement Agencies

Wada Returns To Abuja Hospital For Check Up

Okorocha Gives Daughter’s Hand In Marriage

Guardian Columnist Turbaned Samori

Eko Hospital Calls For Commitment Among Staff

Thursday, January 03, 2013

ACN leaders endorse Fayemi for second term

KPMG report not in our records, says Power Ministry

Police get deadline over kidnapped kids in Ebonyi State

JTF seeks Maiduguri residents’ cooperation in fight against Boko Haram

Police parade kidnappers of four Koreans, monarch, others

Wednesday, January 02, 2013

How Lagos PDP can oust ACN, by Obasanjo

Falana seeks trial of Bayelsa Speaker, others

Govt to acquire planes for domestic operators

ACN faults PDP over criticism of Jonathan

Police parade Kano ex-PDP chief, others over lawmakers’ death

Tuesday, January 01, 2013


Kogi Governor, Wada leaves hospital

Clerics task Jonathan on better Nigeria in 2013

Pope decries violence, threats of war

PDP tackles Aregbesola, Belgore, governor debunks charge

Police arrest importer of fireworks in Lagos

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