Guardian News Archive for August 2013

Friday, August 30, 2013

NBA Asks Jonathan To Focus On Nation-building

South-South Leaders Disassociate Selves From PDM

Benue: Gov Is On Top Of Security Situation, Says Dep. Gov

Speakers Decry Taraba Assembly’s Face-Off With Suntai

Lamido Berates Critics, Says Criticism Distracts Leaders

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Vet doctors sensitise poultry farmers to infectious diseases

NEXIM Bank to lift entertainment sector

Christians move to produce political leaders in Lagos, Kwara

Fashola, minister list ways to boost health care

Nigerian Ropes raises the alarm over adulteration of products

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

FEC okays N32b for Fadama 111, N290.7m for Third Mainland Bridge

Court grants Oyebola leave to summon RCC

Sophistication in pipeline vandalism as serious challenge to power sector reforms

Ubah picks Labour Party ticket for Anambra guber polls

Court orders PDP, INEC to recognise Andy Uba

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Governors list challenges as Abia, Kogi mark 22nd anniversary

Abuja inhabitants withdraw from ministerial committee on land swap

Edo APC chief’s abductors demand N100m ransom, silent on Ozekhome

Uduaghan warns aspirants against violence

Govt signs N79 billion pact with Chinese firm on transmission network

Brother alleges frame-up of Nigerian-born Gambia ex-CJ, Wowo

Monday, August 26, 2013

At NBA conference, govt laments threats to security

Nigeria, U.S. meet next week over Lagos-Kano investment

NAF, NIMASA sign MoU over maritime security

Brother alleges frame-up of Nigeria-born Gambia ex-CJ, Wowo

President sacks Minister of Youth Development

Sunday, August 25, 2013

NPC faults Kwankwaso’s call for removal of chairman

Anambra LP tasks aspirants on guidelines, denies alleged Ubah’s exit

Obasanjo urges employers to engage competent security managers

Health workers meet ministers Monday, may call off strike

STF adopts new strategy to check crime in Plateau

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Confusion In Benin Airport Over Stowaway

New Division Will Address Insecurity In Borno

FG Trains 400 Unemployed Youths In Agriculture

Int’l Fleet Review: Naval Flagship Berths In Luanda, Cape Town

SURE-P Fund Not Missing, Says Plateau Govt

Friday, August 23, 2013

Ezekwesili, Aremu Disagree With Onuma On Nigeria’s Negotiability

PDP May Drag Al-Makura To EFCC, ICPC Over Son’s N1.5 Billion Wedding

Strike: Kano National Orthopaedic Hospital Workers Forced To Comply

Monarch Hails Nebo Over Power Supply

FG Releases N130 Billion To Universities

Thursday, August 22, 2013

‘Corrupt officials should pay more than they stole’

Ministry puts ongoing highway projects at N1.63 trillion

Ijaw group lauds JTF over fight against oil theft, others

Dele Giwa’s kinsmen in Edo inaugurate APC

Kano sacks directors, surveyors over alleged land fraud

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

JTF, vigilance group kill four terror suspects in Borno

U.S. urges more integrated security training for Nigerian military

Jonathan to lead Christians on pilgrimage

Controversy over alleged N1.5b spent on Al-Makura’s son’s wedding in U.S.

Our constitution does not yet allow electronic voting, says Jega

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Disqualified APGA governorship aspirants express mixed feelings over screening

Nigeria wants international community to apologise for rights violations

Benue group warns against campaigning with public funds

Effective policing our priority, Jonathan

Edo CRPP backs move to deregister ‘non-viable’ parties

Monday, August 19, 2013

Borno, Yobe account for half of polio cases in 2013

Taskforce arrests 10 suspected pipeline vandals in Ogun

Osun to immortalise Susanne Wenger, others

Oshiomhole lauds Benin monarch for shunning ethnic politics

Cleric tasks govt on ASUU strike

Sunday, August 18, 2013

North-East holds summit on revenue generation

Anambra AP members differ on merger plan

Women groups back ICPC against sexual harassment

‘Workers will resist removal of minimum wage from exclusive list’

How Presidency defied INEC rules on 2015 campaign, by APC

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Kano Guber Aspirants Reject Shekarau

Lawmaker Urges States To Support LG Autonomy

PDM Unveils Agenda

Group Lobbies For Top NDDC Job

Don’t Throw Nigeria Into Crisis, Okupe Warns APC

Friday, August 16, 2013

Gregory Varsity Gets NUC’s Approval

Jigawa Pilgrims To Be Airlifted From Dutse Airport

Rivers Group Wants Wike Sanctioned

Soludo, Obidigbo Support Consensus Candidate As APGA Screens 14 Guber Aspirants

10 new political parties may come on stream

Thursday, August 15, 2013

No going back on strike, say UNIJOS teachers

Delta community raises alarm over toxic waste

Rep seeks probe of airlines fund

Jonathan tasked on new NDDC

Obadare’s body arrives Osun

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Dana Air crash victim sues Lagos over alleged land revocation

Insecurity stalls polio eradication in northern Nigeria, says report

Adventist Church wants end to polls, exams on Saturdays

Abiola’s daughter hails appeal over Mustapha

Experts seek law on organ transplant

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Lagos goes to Supreme Court over Al-Mustapha, Shofolahan

Osun okays N35m for Obadare’s burial, others

Why govt is committed to arms’ control pact, by minister

Nigerian universities to sponsor entrepreneurship educators in U.S.

JTF kills two Boko Haram commanders, arrests 11 others in Adamawa

Lagos appeals Al-Mustapha, Shofolahan’s acquittal

Monday, August 12, 2013

TUC threatens strike over minimum wage, council autonomy

Senator shuns third term, decries Igbo marginalisation

Three months on, state of emergency returns normalcy, slowly

JTF working to rescue crude oil-laden barge in Bayelsa

APC will adopt new leadership style, says Shettima

Sunday, August 11, 2013

NERC, TCN on collision course over electricity allocation

NEITI blacklists audit firm, recovers N2b unremitted fund

JTF, vigilance group capture five suspected terrorists

Jonathan, northern govs condole with Nwodo Jnr.

Group threatens recall of Rivers lawmaker

‘Cabals, cause of electricity generation woes’

Ita-Giwa urges peace at Bakassi

Anyaoku’s biography for launch August 15

Privatisation proceeds must be shared among states, FCT, says Nyako

‘Why Nigeria may not be among leading economies by 2020’

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Akande Flays Jonathan’s Leadership Style

Diya, Others Commiserate With Fashola

Fuel Inferno: Eight Feared Dead

World Bank Scores Osun High In Community Devt

Sambo Seeks Support For Jonathan Administration

Friday, August 09, 2013

2015 Presidency: ‘North Should Wait For Now’

Cleric Tasks Muslims On Lessons Of Ramadan

Fashola Seeks Spirit Of Tolerance After Ramadan

Makarfi Cautions Arewa Against Supporting Candidates Based On Religious Sentiments

LG Polls: Group Accuses Monarchs Of Partisanship

Political Parties Without Followers Should Be De-Registered, Says Duke

UNICEF Worries Over Merging Of Children With Criminals In Detention

ALSCON Suffers $60 Million Loss As FG Reneges On Gas Supply

IPMAN Faults Edo Government’s Stance On Midwest Zone Crisis

CLO Condemns Lagos’ Deportation Of Non-Indigenes

Thursday, August 08, 2013

NLC urges INEC focus on 2015 polls

‘Anambra LP will not screen out any aspirant’

Ondo youths threaten mass action over oil revenue

Nigeria partners Indonesia on security, others

IBB, Abdulsalami, Bayero, others preach peace

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Passengers stranded in Lagos over inferno at Kenya airport

WAEC releases results, 53% makes six credits

WAEC releases May/June 2013 examination results

Passengers stranded at Lagos airport over Kenya inferno

Military willl end Boko Haram menace in Nigeria soon, says Ihejirika

PH court grants Lloyd bail

NPFL clubs share N208m Glo sponsorship money

Tuesday, August 06, 2013

Terror alerts: An unending season

Fashola's father buried in Lagos

Group to establish breast-milk banks

IITA alerts farmers of invading banana virus

Rivers House Leader pleads not guilty to six-count charge

Monday, August 05, 2013

INEC uncovers 93,526 multiple registrants in Anambra

Gov. Fashola`s father dies at 79

Sultan cautions elders against fanning embers of insecurity, violence

INEC detects 93,526 multiple registration cases in Anambra, says Jega

NFA gets N25 million allegiance fee from LMC

Nigeria under-utilising her export potential, says NEPC boss

Sunday, August 04, 2013

Family of injured Rivers’ lawmaker petitions NJC

S’South governors lead campaign for passage of PIB

PDP, APC trade words over relocation of non-indigenes from Lagos

Port concessionaire shuts operations over high cost, others

Varsity ignores ASUU, holds post-UTME

Saturday, August 03, 2013

Deportation: Igbo Demand Recall, Compensation

Govt Begins Payment Of Severance Benefits To Electricity Workers

Detention: Falana May Institute N1b Suit Against Nigeria Police

Waziri of Kano, Isa Waziri, dies at 88

Journalists mourn 3 dead colleagues

Friday, August 02, 2013

My Problem With Dame Jonathan, By Amaechi

Court Vacates Order Stopping PDP’s Convention

Anambra Guber Poll: PDP Aspirants Fault Alleged Consensus Arrangement In Uba’s Favour

HDP Presidential Candidate Docked For Alleged N60m Fraud

Privatisation: FG Commences Review Of Electricity Law

Thursday, August 01, 2013

Govt earns N6.7tr from Shell in five years

Edo CP tasks students on exam malpractice

Plan to end frequent Gombe, Yobe boundary disputes underway

Borno urges govt to recruit more policemen

Soludo declares for APGA

Zimbabwe election was 'huge farce,' says Tsvangirai

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