Guardian News Archive for June 2013

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Boko Haram Kills Soldier, Abducts Three Others

State To Restrict General Hospitals To Referrals

Gunmen Kidnap Three Corp Members In Rivers

Al-Makura Advocates Emergency In Education Sector

Why S’east PDP Shifted Caucus Meeting

Friday, June 28, 2013

Delta PDP Elders Drag Clark To EFCC Over Failed Contracts

Nigerian Army Marks 150th Anniversary

Ashiru Defends Oshiomhole Over Execution Of Prisoners

Residents Desert Communities, As STF Confirms 48 People Killed In Thursday’s Plateau Attack

Youths Arrest Boko Haram Commander, 15 Others

Imo Police Nab Four Federal Poly Students For Kidnapping

Clerics Hospitalised, As Police Avert Bloodbath In Awka

Pipeline Vandalism: Normalcy Returns At Atlas Cove, Pumping Resumes, Says PPMC

Yobe Expends N4 Billion To Curb Boko Haram Insurgency

How To Guarantee Safe Medicines, By Pharmacists

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Court denies Ajudua’s bail bid over alleged fraud

UN body wants Nigeria to implement rules against graft

Reps probe HIV/AIDS fund management

PDP postpones convention

Despite earthquake risk, drillers sink more boreholes

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Sambo, Jang tie stable democracy to strong parties

Amaechi postpones NGF meeting, chides opponents

Suspected oil thieves vandalise NNPC pipeline at Atlas Cove

FEC okays merger of research centres with varsities

Amaechi urged to drop planned protest against police commissioner

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Govt bans civil servants from accepting chieftaincy titles

Nigeria’s economy not threatened, says Presidency

Gowon lauds vigilance group over manhunt for Boko Haram members

PFN cautions over 2015, plans aid for Boko Haram victims

Mark insists on death penalty for oil thieves

PFN cautions over 2015, plans aid to Boko Haram victims

Monday, June 24, 2013

EFCC re-arraigns Ikuforiji, aide, closes case against Igbinedion

Balarabe Musa, Opadokun want confab held before 2015 polls

ACN urges govt to explain state of economy

9,000 Nigerians in jails abroad, says minister

How currency counterfeiting destroys economy, by CBN

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Panic in PEF over alleged fraudulent fuel bridging payments

Fear heightens over liquidation of airlines

Implications of Syrian war for Africa’s security, by Dele Cole

Manpower crisis looms in maritime sector

How to tackle Nigeria’s woes, by U.S. ex-envoy, Campbell

Oil areas want direct payment of derivation fund to beneficiaries

I did not slap my deputy, says Aregbesola

AIC appeals against judgment on concession pact with FAAN

NNPC pledges efficient management of acquired Shell leases

Bode George’s critics, supporters in S’West bicker

Saturday, June 22, 2013

How To Bring About Real Reconciliation In PDP — Atiku

Five Killed In Ogun Robbery Attack

Ministry Probes NCAA, NAMA Over Kenyan Aircraft

Atiku: How To Bring About Real Reconciliation In PDP

Resign Or Die, Boko Haram Warns Civil Servants, Kills 15

ANPP Gets Nine Seats Under APC Merger Deal

Friday, June 21, 2013

Presidency, Govs, Service Chiefs Meet On Crude Oil Theft

PDP Govs Seek Amaechi’s Return

Emergency Rule Takes Toll On Borno Residents

FG Raises Panel For Centenary Day Celebration

Robbers Invade Bank At Agbor, Cart Away Millions Of Naira

Cynthia Was Chained, Strangled, Says Witness

Court Orders Mobil To Pay $83.4m Education Tax To FIRS

Ousted PDP NWC Members Intensify Lobby For Positions Ahead Mini-convention

FG Inaugurates Hajj Team

Nutritionists Advise Mothers To Scale Up Nutrition For Infant’s First Two Years

Jalingo FMC In Need, As Ekiti Procures Ambulances

Thursday, June 20, 2013

‘Arewa will not support Jonathan’s 2015 candidacy’

Court discharges Lebanese in illegal firearms suit

I am not corrupt, says Ezekwesili

NAFDAC seeks higher jail term for My Pikin producers

ACN faults PDP’s call for recall of Oluremi Tinubu as senator

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Police declare ex-deputy gov wanted over alleged N130m fraud

JTF bans Thuraya handsets, recharge cards in Borno

NAFDAC warns on fake contraceptives

BPE to announce shortlisted bidders for power plants

No flood threat this week in the South, says NIMET

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Admissions committee overrules minister, JAMB on cut-off marks

FG releases N300m for capacity building in Nollywood

‘INEC will not succumb to pressure over APC’

Jonathan seeks global support against terrorism

Amaechi’s NGF mandate sacrosanct, says Kwankwaso

Monday, June 17, 2013

Firm to pay N5b for violating order on FAAN-Maevis deal

Annan urges G8 nations to tackle secret companies

Rawlings, others urge Africa to tackle corruption

War against corruption total, says CJN

UNICEF charges communities on harmful practices against children

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Again, pipeline explosion rocks Oyo community

Father hands over suspected Boko Haram member son to JTF

President advocates capital punishment

U.S. police hunt for suspected killers of Nigerian

Fresh crack in govs’ forum

TCN gets N471 million monitoring device

Ex-minister, others threaten protest over Suntai

INEC moves against multiple registration

Experts decry lack of data on stroke victims

UN chief tasks Nigeria on disaster management

Democracy has ushered in progress, says Abubakar

NMA lauds Abuja varsity’s council over accreditation crisis

NDLEA laments inaccurate data on Nigerians jailed abroad for drugs

Saturday, June 15, 2013

The Guardian, Others Receive Rotary Awards

FAAN Rakes In N120m From Disused Airplanes

World Population To Reach 8.1b In 2025

UN Under-Secretary Worried Over Flooding In Bayelsa

Gunmen Kill Cleric, Others In Borno

Friday, June 14, 2013

Jonathan, Onaiyekan, Oritsejafor Tie Nigeria’s Growth To Moral Re-birth

23 Governors Behind APC, Says Lai Mohammed 

Fuel Subsidy Protest Victims Get N4m Compensation

Appeal Court Dismisses Oyinlola’s Appeal Against PDP

JTF Releases Shekau’s Wife, 22 Others In Yobe

Boko Haram Sacks 19, 000 Farmers From Wheat, Rice Fields In Borno

PDP Accuses Al-Makura Of Planning To Bribe El- Rufai

Nigeria Has Met MDGs Hunger Target, Says FAO

Jang Orders Accessibility To Journalists

Emergency Rule Has Enhanced Stability In Yobe, Says Speaker

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Govt orders free treatment for diabetic children

‘Why 2006 housing census was not published’

Gunmen invade Kaduna villages, kill two soldiers

NGF getting undue attention, says Wamakko

Okeke has case to answer over interim injunctions, says NJC

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Edo tightens security at Govt House

Govt officials jittery as ICPC goes after certificate scammers

ILO puts child labourers at about 11 million worldwide

Granting autonomy to refineries will engender profitability, says PENGASSAN chief

Highlife music icon, Fatai Rolling Dollar, dies at 86

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Process for registration of APC has begun, says Ikimi

EFCC, Customs to check fraud in revenue collection

Okwu sets up APGA peace panel

1,000 die in struggle for chiefdom, says Yuguda

Okei-Odumakin, Osuntokun seek national honour for Abiola

EFCC, Customs move to tackle sharp practices in revenue collection

Monday, June 10, 2013

FG may grant CBN workers, policemen, others permission to unionise

Experts seek fresh audit of Nigerian airlines

Government inaugurates panel on outages

PDP, ACN, Akinjide, Babatope others, mourn Dosunmu

Court reserves judgment in Al-Mustapha, Shofolahan appeal

Sunday, June 09, 2013

ACN faults proscription order on Boko Haram, others

Ogun to remember Abiola, declares June 12 holiday

What ’ll make Nigeria get UN permanent seat, by Tukur

S’Africans willing to bid Mandela bye, wait for family

INEC to penalise parties for early campaigns over 2015

Govt needs N125.6b to deploy broadband facilities

‘How Nigeria can boost security in Africa’

Envoy blames administrative lapses for deportation of Nigerian

PDP assures of fairness over govs’ suspension

BPE to release licences for N1.2tr NIPP projects

Okorocha faults U.S. security report on Imo

Saturday, June 08, 2013

Nigeria Maintains Top Global Position In UNESCO’s Out-of-school Children’s Rating

Taraba Group Demands Release Of Gov. Suntai’s Medical History

Musa Fingers Foreign Interests In Boko Haram Ban

Landowners Demand Compensation Over Acquired Land For Power Projects

Foreign Exchange Differential Claims Stall 2013 Oil subsidy Payment

Friday, June 07, 2013

Pressure Mounts On National Assembly

Bomb Blast Averted In Kaduna

Northern Elders Insist On 2015 Presidency

Rivers Worries Over Non-release Of Grounded Aircraft

MASSOB Sit-At-Home Order: Police Vow To Stop Action

Nigeria Is Heading Towards Anarchy, Says NADECO

NAMA Grounds Oshiomhole’s Aircraft, Explains Action

New Pictures Of Suntai Raise Dust in Taraba

‘US Will Not Renege On Promise To Arrest Boko Haram Leader’

JTF Kills 2 Suspected Terrorists In Maiduguri

Emergency Call Centre, Code 112 Begin Operations, As Police, SSS, FRSC Receive Call Kits

Edo Killing: Police Appeal For Calm, Await DPP’s Advice On Prosecution

Thursday, June 06, 2013

More reactions trail Buhari’s comments on Boko Haram

Ogbulafor admits collecting N2m in N107m fraud case

NBA wants Governor’s Forum scrapped

Ihejirika assures of military campaign against insurgency

How policy, funding issues clog Nigeria’s UN peace-keeping operations

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

World loses N560 trillion yearly to malnutrition, says UN

Babalakin urges court to quash charges against him

EFCC links subsidy fraud probes to petitions of Falana, others

Court stops PDP panel on ailing Taraba governor

Departed from Nigeria, united in Winston-Salem

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Lagos ACN faults minister over alleged non-performance

Why we placed rewards on terrorists, by Washington

Mixed reactions trail CJN’s service directive to judges

Stakeholders allay fear over interest of U.S., others in shale oil

‘How state of emergency is impacting on telecoms service roll-out, others’

U.S. groups, others commend $7m bounty on Shekau

Ghana’s removal of fuel subsidy spurs Nigeria’s move to increase price of petroleum products

Monday, June 03, 2013

Dangote is Africa’s first $20b man, now world’s 25th richest

Govt probes frequent outages

PDP, disunited family, says ACN

Requests for state creation yet to meet requirements, says Ekweremadu

Man to spend 168 years in jail for N2.5m fraud

Sunday, June 02, 2013

Party faults Jonathan for backing Jang NGF’s faction

I’ ll remain in politics even if APC denies me ticket, says Buhari

Gambari urges investment, focus on youth for advancement

Pain, anger one year after Dana plane crash

Panic in OPEC as China moves to exploit shale oil

Fayemi, Oni trade words over planned probe

Obasanjo, NEMA urge joint effort in crusade against flooding

African varsities end summit, resolve to enhance graduate employment

Senators oppose move to revoke President’s powers in emergency states

PDP wants Fashola impeached over tolls on roads, ACN disagrees

Saturday, June 01, 2013

Atiku Rejects Automatic Tickets For President, Governors


Population Commission Warns Govt On Rural-urban Migration

Achebe Bags Posthumous Award

Brazil Gets Nod To Build New Satellite Town In Abuja

Kwara Varsity Holds First Convocation, Graduates 231

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