Guardian News Archive for February 2013

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Why we can’t prosecute anybody for Oyerinde’s murder, by Adoke

FEC okays panel on road safety

Ajimobi, Tinubu, others extol Okunnu’s virtues

Do they really boost energy?...A raging debate on health benefits and adverse effects of energy drinks

Reps reject proposal to pay unemployed graduates

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Crashes, manpower and safety of Nigeria’s airspace

Nyako’s election at PDP primary invalid, says court

Court fixes March for Maina’s suit against Senate

Residents, official disagree over revocation of Abuja estate title

Akeredolu testifies at election petition tribunal, alleges fraud

Monday, February 25, 2013

Soldiers allegedly kill three protesting students in Nasarawa

Reps investigate alleged $1.56b loan by NNPC

Jonathan okays compulsory retirement of Justice Archibong

Only good governance can end insecurity, says Abubakar

Nigerian Navy, others to tackle piracy, oil theft

Why Nigeria’s economy may collapse soon, by ACN

Intrigues, as govs pick new leader Monday

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Mimiko begins second term in office

Pandemonium in Kaduna over attack scare

Intrigues, fears, as the world awaits new Pope

Opposition gov may emerge as NGF chief

NITEL’s facilities rot away, govt dithers on liquidation

Provost wants monotechnics included in TET Fund

FCT pledges fairness over demolition

Suspended lawmaker sues Speaker, House

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Court Fixes March 1 For Hearing On AIC, FAAN Suit

FG Explains Outages In FCT, To ‘Restore Power Sunday’

Gunmen Kill Five, Injure Seven

HIV: Female Injection Drug Users At Higher Risk, Says Study

Atiku Tasks Government On Development

Friday, February 22, 2013

Supreme Court Orders Wabara’s Retrial Over Alleged N55Million Bribe

Lack Of Institutions Fueling Corruption, Says Amaechi

Two Kids Found Dead As Mother Vanishes With Third Child

PDP Moves To Remove Atiku, Na’Abba, Others From BoT

Gunmen Kill 10 Family Members In Jos

Minister Tasks New VCs On Best Practices In Universites

Court Fines Military Authorities N10 Million For Detaining Abia Princes

Akpabio Blames BPP For Failure Of NDDC

Soyinka, In Benin, Condemns Good Governance Tour

Fayemi Urges Christians To Go Into Politics, Appoints Special Advisers

Thursday, February 21, 2013

The Esiri we will miss, by actors

Borno residents allege sighting abducted French nationals

Yoruba leaders may sue govt over S’West neglect

Govt raises panel on control of commercial explosives

EFCC quizzes Delta official, firm’s chief remanded

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Knocks as Reps invite Orubebe, CBN over SURE-P

How Justus Esiri died, by son

Unions threaten to shut airspace

Nigeria needs radical change, not slogans, says Oshiomhole

Bomb blast kills three in Maiduguri

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Court orders govt to pay N37.6b for invasion of Odi

Buhari, Mark, eight govs for London summit

Kuffour, Atiku, Mark chart Africa’s development

Ondo governorship polls tribunal begins hearing

Gunmen torch police station, kill inspector, two others

Monday, February 18, 2013

Again, court refuses Maina’s bid to stop arrest

ACN slams Presidency over First Lady’s illness disclosure

Jonathan, others laud FRSC, urge end to trailers’ menace

Man killed in Lagos explosion

‘Nigeria needs N350b yearly to meet water, sanitation targets’

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Controversy trails alleged resignation of Ogun commissioner

Lagos communities groan under gas flaring

Presidency seeks AGF’s advice on right of veto by lawmakers

Gunmen kidnap seven foreigners, kill guard

How I ‘died’ and came back, by Patience Jonathan

Edo ACN denies substituting candidates for council polls

Leaders in Europe laud move for Igbo unity

ECOWAS parliament hails peace process in G’Bissau

Vendors threaten protest over alleged harassment by Oyo officials

Pensions team denies misusing funds

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Army Graduates 2,094 On Counter-terrorism

Gov, Minister Disagree Publicly On Supply Of Schools’ Computers

ANPP, Stakeholders Endorse Merger With APC

Terrorists Not Muslims, Say Sultan, Aregbesola

Eminent Nigerians Call For National Conference

Friday, February 15, 2013

64 Million Nigerians Excluded From Financial Services, Says CBN Gov

Al-Mustapha, Shofolan Get Hearing Date In Appeal Court

IED Kills Two Suspected Terrorists In Maiduguri

Fashola Splashes N59m On Super Eagles

Jonathan Orders Disciplinary Action Against Maina

Baba Suwe: Court Hears NDLEA Appeal April 18

FG Deploys Cancer Screening Equipment To UPTH

Irate Youths Sack Edo ACN Secretariat

DPR Shuts 15 Filling Stations Over Sharp Practices

FG Flags Off Lokoja-Benin Road Dualisation Project

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Three journalists get bail in Kano

Leaders not doing enough on graft, insecurity, says Obasanjo

Court freezes oil marketers’ assets over subsidy scam

APGA may sanction Okorocha, Annie Okonkwo over merger

Jonathan, at passing-out parade, tasks corps members on job creation

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

How generator fumes raise cancer, sudden death risk, others, by experts

Police boss charges officers on modern techniques

ECOWAS signs pact on peace, security

Bakassi returnees sue govt for N30b over displacement

Gunmen kill four, kidnap Flour Mills’ manager in Borno

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Police indict MTN over suppression of evidence in Salami case

Court remands two journalists in Kano

10 APC govs meet, say no going back on merger

Path to religious harmony, by SCIA, CAN

Human error may have caused Dana plane crash

Monday, February 11, 2013

Seven suspects arrested for attack on Kano Emir

Pope's Resignation: Shock, disbelief trail decision

Jonathan meets Cameron, urges more trade with Africa

Minister assures Nigerians in Austria on justice over deportation

Pope Benedict XVI in shock resignation

Sunday, February 10, 2013

‘Nigerian telephone users spent N107b on calls in 2012’

PDP Reps caution opposition lawmakers on 2013 budget

Jonathan meets British, French PMs

How APGA joined APC, by ACN

Eagles lift Nations Cup, beat B’Faso 1-0

Stakeholders task N’Assembly on NEMA law

Anambra transporters, landlords to partner police against crimes

Campaigns for 2014, 2015 governorship polls gather pace

Rights activists remember Beko Ransome-Kuti, restate call for confab

Jonathan tasks UNIPORT on gas flaring, oil spillage

Saturday, February 09, 2013

Nigerians In Cape Town Threaten Court Action Over Killing Of Colleague

Amaechi Pledges Governors’ Loyalty To PDP

Ighile, Channels’ Sports Presenter, Dies

Project Nigeria Insists On National Confab

AFCON Final: How Eagles May Defeat Burkina Faso, By Mark, Kalu, Others

Friday, February 08, 2013

Chime Returns To Enugu Amidst Tumultuous Welcome

Group Seeks Judicial Inquiry Into Ezu River Corpses

ACF, Balarabe Musa Support Merger By Opposition Parties

Court Grants Lawan, Emenalo Bail

Court Sacks Umeh, APGA NEC

Thursday, February 07, 2013

Buhari, at El-Rufai’s book launch, seeks better funding for education

Anglican bishops ask govt to tackle graft, insecurity

UN plans peacekeeping force in Mali

Sambo tasks panel on time frame in developing FCT satellite towns

State of Third Mainland, Niger bridges worries Senate

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

Delta lawmakers raise 2013 budget by N74b

Controversy trails drivers’ medical check-up scheme

Obasanjo charges leaders on legacies

Court adjourns trial of Ogbulafor, others for alleged fraud

Maina sues Senate, police, demands N1.5b compensation

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Three feared killed in Borno, Plateau

Govt unveils centenary concept document, plans new city

Chime may soon return over impeachment threat, budget

Senate moves to improve welfare of the physically-challenged

Again, arraignment of Cynthia Osokogu’s suspected killers fails to hold

Monday, February 04, 2013

Court remands Lamido’s son in prison

Experts list ways to check cancer

My bond with Kaduna State, by Jonathan

Balarabe Musa backs Bakare, craves action against graft, others

Court rejects motion to stop Newswatch publication, favours accelerated hearing

Sunday, February 03, 2013

N’Delta states plan joint anti- kidnapping force

Osun seals up Centre for Black Culture

UK partners Nigeria’s military, backs mission to Mali

Why govt reversed free electricity meter policy, by minister

Govt to upgrade more teaching hospitals

Saturday, February 02, 2013

Remains Of Veteran Journalist, Ositelu, Laid To Rest

Ubah, Capital Oil Begin Contempt Move Against Access Bank

Three Night Clubbers Killed In Auto Crash

Maku Tasks LGAs On Primary Education

FG Pledges To Sustain Peace

Friday, February 01, 2013

US General Cautions African Govts Against Over Reliance On Military For War Against Terror

Appeal Court Upholds Death Sentence On Rev King

$620,000 Bribery Scam: Lawan, Emenalo Arraigned Remanded In Kuje Prisons

Why Merger Talks By Opposition Parties Do Not Bother PDP, By Lawmakers

Chime Will Return In 10 Days, Akpabio Reveals

N50m Scam: EFCC Seizes Kano Lawyer’s Mansion

…As Police Declare Abdujrasheed Maina Wanted

Arewa Elders Oppose State Creation, Say Opposition To PIB Not Regional Agenda

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