Guardian News Archive for January 2015

Friday, January 30, 2015

‘Lagos Youths Prefer Ambode’

Okowa Is Man To Beat, Says Okubor

There Is No Leadership Crisis In Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Says Nworgu

Rumbles From The Niger Delta Ex-Militants

‘There Will Be No Landslide, But PDP Will Win’

Okorocha Not Sincere About FG’s Projects In Imo, Says Onwuliri

Paul Ekpo Ready To Lead A’Ibom PDP To Victory

A’Ibom Politics: ‘Continuity And Consolidation’ As A Swan Song

Putting Jonathan’s Achievements In Perspective

I Was Begged To Come Serve Again – Alao-Akala

PVC: Fashola Suspends January Environmental Sanitation Exercise To Enhance Collection

Wanted… A ‘Campaign Manager’ For Super Falcons

Tunisia Battles E’ Guinea In First Quarterfinal

Okowa Drags Keshi, Okala Other Ex-Eagles To Warri

In Calabar, Jonathan Extends Completion Of East-West Road

Army Appoints Colonel Sani As New Spokesperson

Senior Military Officers To Face Trial For Mutiny

Leave Shagari Out Of Mudslinging, Says Son

Jonathan Nominates Obanikoro, Six Others As Ministers

Suswam Berates Buhari, Says He Is a Tyrant

APC Alleges Plan By PDP To Force Election Postponement

Gombe Police Warn PDP, APC Supporters Ahead Jonathan, Buhari’s Visit

Shettima Dismisses Calls For Military Administrators To Govern Borno, Adamawa, Yobe

Maiduguri Gets Electricity Supply After Seven-Month Darkness

Seeking Divine Grace Over Next Month’s Polls

Herdsmen Kill 27 People In Taraba, Nine In Benue

Edo Commissioner Defects To PDP

Ex-Militants Give Danjuma Seven Days Ultimatum To Apologise

Mbeki Named Winner Of Awolowo Prize For Leadership

‘Jonathan’s Enemies Want Election Postponed’

S’Court Frees Lebanese Over Unlawful Importation Of Firearms In Kano

Kwara PDP Guber Candidate Promises Free Education

Collect Your PVCs Now, Uba Tells Electorate

PDP Youths Charge Police Against Indiscriminate Arrests

Lagos Students Adopt Ambode

AFCON: The Real Fireworks Now Begin!

Life Skills From Basketball Has Helped Me In Real Estate, Says Akiga

Notorious apartheid villain pardoned after 20-year incarceration

Ukraine detains Russian journalists, to expel duo

Germany unveils long-term retooling plan for military

Uduaghan clarifies botched senatorial ambition, denies Obuh

Tribunal sacks Niger PDP senator, gives seat to APC

Australia faces $3.4b child abuse liability

With AGRIFEST, Nigeria’s Agricultural Revolution Comes Alive

Pakistani mosque blast kills dozens

90-yr-old Robert Mugabe emerges as AU chairman

Costa gets three-match ban for violent conduct

Radisson Blu hotel clarifies renovation exercise, relocates guests

INEC urges women on PVCs collection in Kwara

Australians on Indonesia death row file fresh legal appeal

EU must realise Russia sanctions lead nowhere

Singapore launches universal health insurance

Aquino vows justice for dead commandos on day of mourning

Top Iraq Kurd officer among six killed in IS attack

Thai military ramps up 'attitude adjustment' for critics

Israel to build 430 new West Bank settler homes says NGO

Mexico City gas truck explodes near maternity hospital

El-Rufai meets OPS, decries poor state of economy

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Sambo’s wife seeks support for Jonathan’s re-election

Kaduna gets technology varsity, gov lauded at campaign flag-off

Balarabe Musa, NLC chief disagree over calls for postponement of polls

Stop campaigns of calumny, electorate tell candidates

APC support-groups urge fairness to aspirants in Bauchi

Tiv seek emergency rule to restore peace in Taraba

Students laud Ajimobi

‘Oyo gov election will be based on personality’

FG owes Ondo N11b on roads rehabilitation

Ihedioha: House of Reps loss, Imo’s gain?

Child obesity rates 'levelling off' among under-10s

Labour wrong to rule out private NHS care

EU extends sanctions against Russia

Egypt military targeted in deadly Sinai attacks

Qualification for a president of Nigeria

Danjuma’s call for ex-militants’ arrest: call in bad taste, says Clark

It was accidental discharge , not attack on Amosun’s convoy, says commissioner

NMA alleges attack by health workers over strike

At book launch, Sagay, others deplore Nigeria’s instability

Suspected hoodlums attack PDP secretariat, destroy vehicles in Taraba

Military laments lack of co-operation from community in Borno towns

Court adjourns suit against Atuche, Ojo to February 27

UNDP, govt, stakeholders mull new energy master plan

Akanbi decries calls for polls cancellation

Group sues INEC over refusal to allow temporary cards

Lagos deploys 500 traffic officials for APC presidential rally

Japan donates $927,000 for terrorism, human traffic prosecution in Nigeria

FG assures of adequate security during polls

PDP applauds massive turnout at Jonathan’s campaign in P’Harcourt

Youths rally support for Buhari in Abuja, Lagos APC guber aspirants mobilise for Ambode

Eagles will soon get a new coach, Pinnick assures

Greensprings wins AISEN Key Stage Three Five-Aside tourney

GTB Lagos State Principals Cup draw presents interesting games

Challenge Arena TV Game Show organisers open to corporate support

Interior Minister assures adequate security ahead of February polls

Falling oil prices cut Shell’s capital investment by $15 billion

Insurers pay N232.9b claims, predict rise in liability profile

‘Nigeria has capacity to refine one mbpd of crude oil by 2017’

APC to boycott NEDG debates

NERC licenses firm to generate 500MW from coal in Gombe

MainOne, IHS win NCC’s infraCos licence for broadband provisions

MH370: Malaysia declares flight disappearance an accident

Nigeria wins gold at Africa Senior Table Tennis Championship

Gas blast at Mexico children's hospital, one dead

Bayelsa community records another oil spill

FIRS generates N4.69trn revenue in 2014

JAMB procures special computers for visually impaired to take 2015 UTME

AU deploys 50-man team to monitor Nigeria's February polls

2015 elections: INEC records 75 % PVCs distribution in Delta says REC

Economic powers warn Greece not to renege on reforms

Jigawa donates Dutse general hospital to FUD says Commissioner

Iraq PM orders probe into Diyala massacre allegations

Gov.’s wife urges business women to be prudent in resource management

NGO urges Nigerians to embrace cultural values

Indian police arrest editor over Charlie Hebdo reprint

AirAsia crash: 'Co-pilot was flying plane'

UN warns Ebola epidemic 'not yet contained'

Sydney siege inquest details Tori Johnson and Katrina Dawson deaths

Rights abuses fuelled rise of Islamic militants says HRW

Cambodia bans 'virgin surgery' adverts

Shell announces profit fall on sliding oil prices

Philippines mourns police killed in anti-terror bloodbath

Hezbollah will pay 'full price' for deadly attack

N. Korea demanded $10 bn for summit

Japan says 'highly probable' new militant message is real

Oil prices rise, gains capped on supply glut concerns

France releases online video to tackle jihadist recruitment

Ukraine conflict: EU to debate fresh Russia sanctions

Iran picks Gholamali Khoshru as new UN envoy

Castro demands Guantanamo Bay in return for US-Cuba diplomatic deal

League tables branded a 'nonsense' by private schools

Sydney siege inquest: Police gunfire killed hostage Katrina Dawson

Apple ties with Samsung as world's top smartphone vendor

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

PFN, Lagos community leaders seek speedy distribution of PVCs

ADC presidential candidate opposes shifting of polls

Japan donates to ECOWAS polls monitors

AD gov aspirant, Ojora, alleges fraud in choice of candidate

‘Nigeria needs partnerships to drive roads development’

Okorocha mourns slain Imo official, charges police to apprehend culprits

Chime, Ekweremadu, Ugwuanyi campaign in Enugu West, as zone presents plan for development

Masari flays attack on APC’s Katsina campaign offices

El-Rufai pledges to reposition Kaduna, lists programmes

Why we sued Kano over funds, by forum

Lawyers stage walk to support Buhari

Police bans ‘processional campaign’ in Ogun

Aregbesola inaugurates panel of inquiry on Ipetumodu/Ashipa crises

SDP is the only genuine progressive party, says Osoba

Police arrest suspects in Bauchi violence

I have been transparent, says Jonathan

U.S. grants NAFDAC laboratory accreditation

Mbu resumes, reads riot act to policemen, others

Ogun teachers end industrial action

Three killed as Israel and Hezbollah clash on Lebanese border

Romney, mulling 2016 run, jabs Clinton and Obama

US civil rights activists cleared

Police gunfire killed Sydney siege victim

Cuban leader demands end to US embargo to renew ties

Islamic State group issues new threat to kill Jordanian pilot

Sundance filmmaker turns focus on Mormon offshoot

Japan reviewing authenticity of fresh militant message

‘Why I set up independent campaign group for Jonathan’

Need for free, fair, safe election on Val Day

‘My record will stand me out at the poll’

Why Ogun should reject Amosun, vote for SDP, by Osoba

APC accuses PDP of plotting polls shift, groups mobilise for Jonathan’s re-election

‘No political motives behind burning of Jonathan’s campaign vehicles’

Military authorities warned of attacks on Baga, Monguno, Amnesty alleges

APC sues NCC over N25b fund-raising advert ban

Ogun teachers call off strike

FG allays fear as bird flu spreads to more states

Oyebola decries states’ dependence on federal allocation

Elections debate group denies political partisanship

NDLEA smashes drug cell, bemoans execution of Nigerians abroad

LUTH, FMC chiefs urge JOHESU to call off strike, want health sector treated as essential services

Police arrest suspects in Bauchi violence, others

Plateau tertiary institutions’ workers issue strike notice

Eaglets will not take chances in Niger, Amuneke promises

Madison Keys sends Venus Williams out

Djokovic, Serena remain in cruise control

Uche not troubled by Campbell’s arrival

Baseball association to inaugurate technical commission

After third straight defeat, Okpodu says Wolves are improving

Respite for Bayelsa, Inneh Queens, as NFF stops relegation in Women’s league

La Liga bans Ronaldo from two matches

PSG wants for Adebayor on loan

Peace pact collapse will aid terrorists, says Philippine president

Afghan president faces new hurdles, cabinet nominees rejected

Jordan proposes ISIS prisoner swap

World's largest Ebola unit dismantled as outbreak retreats

Minister confirms bird flu outbreak in 11 states

Nigeria sure of men’s doubles gold, loses women event

Jonathan’s sports record enough to give him second term, says Fashanu

Education District 1 produces first Ibile Games athletics qualifiers

Nigeria’s teledensity nears 100% mark

Challenge of banking sector intervention, by AMCON, CBN, others

OPS, NSE differ on proposed mandatory listing of firms

Pipeline vandals kill two police officers in Lagos

22,000 graduates benefit from FG’s graduate internship programme, says Okonjo-Iweala

One feared dead as robbers attack bank's ATM

12 die in overnight attack against Malian rebels

Figo challenges Blatter for FIFA presidency

Muna Obiekwe to be buried Feb. 3

PDP takes election campaign to Port Harcourt

FA fines Mourinho £25,000 for ‘improper’ comments

Global football transfer market shatters $4b record

Anambra okays 15% pay rise for workers

Amnesty alleges military’s sloppiness in attacks on Borno towns

Kogi to try officials for N500m WAEC exams fees scam

Court legalises detention of asylum-seeking Sri Lankans

Ex-Norwegian priest lavishes $1.9m charity loot on whores

Moro moves to reposition Immigration for competitiveness

Ghana upbeat after topping AFCON’s ‘toughest’ group

280 South Sudan’s child soldiers freed

Greece rules out debts’ default, vows graft fight

Israel retaliates ‘Syrian attack’ on territory

Family pardons murderer of American tutor

Spartak loans Italian defender, Bocchetti, to AC Milan

U.S. threatens Russia with tougher sanctions over Ukraine

Oil prices down ahead of Fed meet outcome, supply report

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Singapore eases monetary policy in surprise move

Google's Waze app endangers police, says LAPD chief

Street artists spruce up Spanish port

APC fund-raising scheme: NCC to sanction VAS provider

AP candidate in Oyo promises to reduce market rents

Amosun campaign group raises alarm over alleged purchase of PVCs

Rights group chides Israel 'policy' of bombing Gaza homes

Folarin’s wife seeks women, youths support

Ogun appeals to teachers to end industrial action

Australian core inflation eases interest rate cut pressure

Ebola crisis: World 'dangerously unprepared' for future pandemics

Kenji Goto: Abe condemns 'despicable' IS hostage video

PDP alleges destruction of its billboards, posters in Niger

Suswam’s hometown loses more members to APC

INEC distributes PVCs in Plateau, Kwara

Jang lauds army, others for ensuring peace in Plateau

US snow: National Weather Service admits forecast error

Apple posts the biggest quarterly profit in history

Obama leads heavyweight mission to key ally Saudi

‘We are witnessing quiet revolution on political scene’

Nigeria’s unity not negotiable, say Anenih, DG

President campaigns in Ondo, Rivers, APC, David-West chart path to peaceful polls

Cholera kills eight, 25 hospitalised in Anambra

Afenifere endorses Jonathan

Why EU polls observers shunned North East

Pillars, Wolves seek redemption as Glo League Super Six enters day three

NFF taking its time to decide on Super Eagles’ technical crew, says Anyansi

New ODSFA technical director begins work

Toriola heads ATTF Athletes’ Committee

Australian Open: Day Nadal’s magic failed him

Ruling party already preparing to hand over in May, says Fashola

Military faces operational challenges to reclaim Borno towns

Federal civil servants sue govt over alleged bid to evict them, sell property

Foursquare not at ‘war’, says General Overseer

NBA to set up monitoring team on judicial autonomy

Kwara, Saraki seek payment of funds spent on federal roads

Foreign ministry laments fresh death of foreign officials

Obasanjo, Balarabe Musa, others for Oyebola’s book launch

Knocks for NSC, Presidency, as ex-Eagles goalie Agbonavbare loses battle against cancer

Lagos rewards 19 students for excellence in school sports

Two rockets from Syria strike Israeli-occupied Golan

Nine Ukrainian soldiers killed in ‘tense’ eastern conflict

Obama to bolster crucial Saudi alliance amid Mideast unrest

NIBBS processes N6.6tr worth of cheques in 11 months

Nigeria’s bilateral trade with Australia hits $2 billion

Total floats $900m gas pipeline

World steel production rises by 1.2 per cent

HIV/AIDS people seek presidential assent to equality legislation

Ali, Mark lambast Maku over defection

Ex-Super Eagles keeper, Agbonavbare, dies of cancer

Japan donates $30,436 to ECOWAS observers for Nigeria

NULGE endorses Tambuwal’s governorship bid

Death toll in Libyan hotel’s attack hits nine

Rector links waning family values to materialism

Lagos Radisson Blu hotel closes for renovation

Abuja emergency agency saves 435, rescues N3.71b property

Cyprus to stay in recession for 2015

New York travel ban lifted after snowstorm

P&G earnings sink on strong dollar

Boko Haram 'bomb maker' held in Nigeria

Libya gunmen attack Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli

Pakistani teachers get gun training after Peshawar massacre

Rockets fired from Syria hit Israeli-held Golan

German identity shaped by Auschwitz, says president

Belgium arrests three suspected Islamist militants

Merkel wishes Greece's Tsipras 'strength and success'

Hong Kong 'drug lord' forced to burn meth stash in Indonesia

Baga survivors haunted by horror of Boko Haram massacres

Inquiry opens into Russian ex-spy's radiation death

Baghdad flights disrupted after bullet hits flydubai jet

Probe after 11 die in NATO training jet crash in Spain

IS hostage exchange demand a bid to sow dissent

Mexico missing: Thousands march to demand full investigation

Climate report: Hot days may double in Australia by 2090

AirAsia QZ8501 fuselage recovery operation suspended

Obama: US and India can be 'best partners'

Ebola crisis: Oxfam calls for recovery Marshall Plan

Labour's Ed Miliband to pledge longer social care visits

Greece debt repayment in full is 'unrealistic', says Syriza

Euro mixed after Greek poll plunge

Obama warns India over religious divisions

Irish carrier Aer Lingus accepts IAG takeover bid

Streets deserted as huge snowstorm hits US northeast

Oil price 'too low': Saudi Aramco chief

Monday, January 26, 2015

Stricken plane safely parachutes into sea off Hawaii

Tradition meets Twitter as Saudis pledge to new king

Cubans look to US detente for better Web access

Lagos doctors record first homegrown corrective ear surgery

Ubah commends Jonathan for 2nd Niger Bridge, naval base

Kowa Party canvasses maternal system of govt

NAFDAC seizes fake drugs worth N270m, parades suspects

CBN donates relief materials to Yobe IDPs

RTEAN seeks return of toll-gates

Ihedioha rolls out nine- point agenda if elected Imo governor

Jonathan will win in Imo, says Onwuliri

Enugu PDP alleges campaign of calumny against her candidates

2015: Anambra REC pledges transparency, urges objective reporting

Snow emergency declared in US

Argentina to dissolve intelligence body after prosecutor death

Ekiti HoS assures workers on payment of August, Sept salaries

CMD urges striking health workers to resume work

Greece debt repayment in full 'unrealistic' - Syriza

Alao-Akala cautions Ajimobi

APC, Ekiti disagree over receipt of ecological fund

Obama wraps up India visit with town hall meeting

Kirchner to dissolve Argentine intelligence service after

‘Appointments, a burden to running government’

How PDP can rebase presidential campaign

Military kill 53 insurgents

INEC moves to frustrate polls fraud in Oyo State

APC, PDP bicker over destruction of campaign posters, banners in Lagos State

PDP leaders mobilise support for Jonathan, Folarin in Oyo

Makinde pledges aid for Ibadan fire disaster victims

EU observers shun North-East over insurgency

Agric minister urges speedy passage of GES bill

WFP needs $11m to tackle looming food crisis in N’East, NEMA creates new camps for 6, 567 IDPs

Aliyu cautions politicians against violence, IFES, EU partner on peaceful polls

Clerics, others pray for successful election

Ambode pledges more inner roads in Mushin

‘Nigeria may emerge Africa’s top fertilizer producer by 2018’

Cash call deficit threatens govt’s zero-gas-flare agenda

Access Bank gets SEC’s approval to raise N52.6b from rights issue

Customs records 273,148 PAAR issuance in 2014

Enyimba rebounds, beats Warri Wolves 1-0

Siasia plots new strategy for Tunisian rematch

Egypt defeats Nigeria to retain team events’ titles

Bulgaria’s Dobrev joins Gabros, as Heartland settle for Onuh

A day of two (Williams) sisters

Al Qaeda militants kill Yemeni soldier

Greece’s Syriza to form govt after election victory

Assad seeks agreement over U.S. air strikes in Syria

Russia defiant after threats from West over Ukraine

AFCON 2015 miss, a big lesson for NFF, Eagles, says Adepoju

Africare begins second 300 grassroots basketball talent hunt

Superkids, Kings Seed sports day holds February 11 

Oyo cricketers gather for fourth Femi Esan Memorial Schools tourney

Boko Haram attacks Adamawa council, ‘kills, torches homes’

Sterling Bank, experts urge use of social media for Africa’s development

Govt lifts curfew in Maiduguri, urge residents to fight assaults

Police mount heavy security as APC holds rally in Mushin

African economy to suffer ‘marginally’ from Ebola

How former Golden Eaglets’ coach, Musa Abdullahi, died

Gunmen abduct octogenarian mother of ex-commissioner in Ondo

Deposed Egyptian leader Mubarak’s two sons leave prison

Rights group carpets Egypt over revolt anniversary bloodshed

Greek singer, Demis Roussos, dies at 69

Italian prosecutors seek 26-year jail term for captain of ill-fated ferry

Lawmakers debate knotty move to ‘unlock’ French economy

FIBA appoints D’Tigers’ ex-skipper into player’s panel

Gold Eaglets’ ex-coach, Abdulahi, dies at 61

Ukraine evacuates children from war zone

English premier church consecrates first bishop

Philippines police, rebels’ clash claims dozens

LRA commander Ongwen due to appear in Hague court

Ibeto becomes Niger APC leader

APC, PDP disagree over alleged plan to rig polls in Niger

Utomi backs El Rufai, says he will transform Kaduna

Sultan urges unity to tackle nation’s problems

APC, PDP, APGA bicker over destruction of billboards, vehicles

Tom Uren, Labor MP and icon of Australian left, dies

Obama attends India's Republic Day parade

Sunday, January 25, 2015

AP candidate promises to create 50,000 jobs in Oyo

Ekiti to ban clerics from demanding HIV test before marriage

LP disowns BoT chair, Nwanyanwu on adoption of Jonathan, postponement of elections

Arogbofa canvasses support for President

Former aspirants team up with Ikpeazu at Abia rally

APC wants Enugu REC removed

Ohakim declares support for Ihedioha’s governorship bid in Imo

PDP cries out , warns Obiano, others over destruction of Jonathan’s campaign posters

Jonathan admits poor communication of his achievements to Nigerians

'Lizard Squad' hackers target Malaysia Airlines website

Egypt: Protests marking uprising leave 18 dead

Australian of the Year award for campaigner Rosie Batty

MPs: Ban fracking to meet carbon targets

Boko Haram attacks key Nigerian city of Maiduguri

Greece election: Anti-austerity Syriza wins election

May 29 handover date, sacrosanct, says Jonathan

Jonathan, in Warri, explains delay of gas city

APC has wonderful chance to win this election, says Onu

U.S.-based group debunks endorsing presidential candidate

PDP, Alli’s daughter, kinsmen campaign against Buhari in Edo

‘I will floor Smart Adeyemi on Valentine’s Day in Senate race’

‘PDP has run out of falsehood’

Obama’s State of the Union Address  -  Remarks as prepared for delivery (2)

Chidoka reviews Nigeria’s economic growth, hopeful on better nation

WFP raises alarm over state of Nigerian refugees

Oshiomhole, NBA, group differ over alleged move to shift polls

Northern coalition cautions Asari-Dokubo, others on violence threats

Groups lament inflammatory comments by politicians, urge peaceful polls

'FG won’t allow parallel government after polls’

Mark, others urge respect for violence-free election pact

Stop mudslinging, dwell on issues, APC tells PDP

Govt, contractors disagree over N30b MDGs unpaid claims

Non-release of funds threatens N69b digital switchover, may not meet July deadline

Amosun seeks alternatives to oil as nation’s revenue source

Okorie kicks off presidential campaign in Imo

Nigeria, Canada kick against child-marriage

Arsenal hang on to qualify for quarterfinals

Enyimba, Dolphins fight for survival as Glo Super Six enters day two

Garba still banks on Iheanacho for African Youth Championship

National Stadium in darkness over PHCN bills  

Medrano not for sale, Sunshine Stars warn clubs

Equatorial Guinea’s Nsue stealing hearts at AFCON

Nadal seals Africa’s hope

Amike, Udo-Obong, Temile, other sportsmen meet, canvass support for Jonathan

Edet urges government, companies to invest in youths through sports

Glo tips LMC’s Super Six to re-ignite fans’ interest in NPL

Mikel Obi pleads with Chelsea over Lampard

CBN unveils new anti-electronic fraud strategy

LCCI, OPS task Lagos guber candidates on economic plans

BoI pledges partnership with NASENI on indigenous technology

Palm oil has the potency to replace hydrocarbons as Nigeria’s mega export earner, says Oroh

How interest rates affect Forex trading strategies

Monetary policy may encourage excessive risk-taking in markets

‘Forex market developments may determine CBN’s policy direction’

Why most microfinance banks fail, by operator

GTBank supports Ebola fight with N40m

Two killed, cops injured at Egypt’s uprising anniversary

CSOs task Jonathan, Buhari on specific roadmap for graft, others

£2.9b children fund inaccessible in UK

Ukrainian fresh crisis claims 30, injures 95

Edo sacks two commissioners, appoints more aides

Pressure mounts on Russia as Ukraine rebels launch bloody offensive

Greece begins voting in make-or-break election

Germany halts arms exports to Saudi Arabia, says report

Voting begins in crucial Greek general election

Ivory mafia: how criminal gangs are killing Africa's elephants

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Workers in Europe's oil hub hope for the best

UN chief Ban condemns Ukraine rebel offensive

Indonesia's Widodo praised on economy, but criticised on rights

Japan condemns 'outrageous' hostage murder

New Horizons probe eyes Pluto for historic encounter

Japan PM Abe condemns hostage 'death' video

Greek election: Anti-austerity Syriza battles New Democracy

2015: South East States Heading For The Third Lane

Nkanu West Softens Ground For PDP Governorship

Soldiers Take Over Port Harcourt Stadium

Buhari In Ondo, Warns Against Voting For PDP

Agbaje, Ambode Engage Lagosians On Issues-based Campaigns

Delta 2015: Emerhor Says No To Postponement Of Elections

Teaching Hospitals Appeal To Striking Health Workers

APC Canada Chapter Supports Buhari/Osinbajo Presidential Ticket 

Workers Protest In Ilorin Over Pay

Ihedioha Partners NTI On Education

PwC Joins Trust In Fight Against Ebola

92% Of IDPs Live In Host Communities, Says IOM Report

Why We Are Holding Debate On Poverty In UNILAG, By ASAP

NBA Laments Edo House On Law Review

Odivwri Unveils The Pains Of A Country On Tuesday

Eagles Star, Egwuekwe, Fails West Ham Test

Are: The World Should Brace Up For More Difficult Times

World Leaders Pay Respect To Late Abdullah

AirAsia flight QZ8501: Bid to raise fuselage begins

2015 Super 4 Invitational: Kano Pillars beat Dolphins 2-0 in opening game

Unending Controversy About Nigeria’s Rice Policy

Avuru: Why Private Refineries Fail

MasterCard Partners AfDB, Seeks Financial Inclusion

Yahsat On Track For AL YAH 3 Deployment

I-G orders crackdown on political thuggery

UDUTH, Sokoto loses N100m revenue to JOHESU strike

Nigeria-Australia trade volume stands at $2bn, says High Commissioner

Political Parties Light-up Communities With Campaigns, Goodies

Group Canvasses Support For Jonathan, Okowa

2015: Group Canvasses Quality Leadership

138 golfers taking part in first Maritime Golf Championships

Police confirm attack on rally venue in Okrika

UN pledges support for Nigeria's counter-terrorism efforts

NBC warn broadcast media to exercise professionalism on political campaign

Boko Haram gunmen kill 15 in Kambari, Maiduguri

Just five Ebola cases left in Liberia, says government

Women march for President Jonathan

Friday, January 23, 2015

Japan vows to 'never give up' search for IS hostages

Greek elections: Party leaders make final calls for votes

Kogi Police‎ Reads Riot Act To Politicians 

APGA Endorses Ugwuanyi, PDP’s Governorship Candidate 

Delta PDP Realises N800 Million At Fundraiser

Ondo APC Elders Drum Support For Buhari

APC Warns Fayose Over Rally

Saudi Arabia's new King Salman promises continuity

Haiti forms electoral panel for overdue polls

Boko Haram crisis: UN 'not needed against Nigerian militants'

Senior British army roles likely to be cut

Brazil's most populous region facing worst drought in 80 years

Animated film brings van Gogh's art to life

Hong Kong police hunt young girl over diamond heist

90 demonstrators freed in Niger

US MasterCards will soon work in Cuba

EU tells Moscow to 'assume its responsibility' in Ukraine war

Top US official meets dissidents in Cuba

Clashes with gunmen on Syria border kill 5 Lebanese troops

SOKOTO: PDP Stages Reclamation Bid With Presidential Campaign Rally

‘We’ll Lead Our People With The Fear Of God And Respect Their Opinions’

‘Government Is A Serious Business And Should Be Manned By Serious-Minded People’

‘We’re Beginning To See The Price We May Have To Pay For The Impunity In Our Party’

Are Women Better Off, Safer With OBJ, Buhari Than GEJ?

Day Jonathan Moved Campaign Train to Owerri

Kano Pillars, Enyimba Take Rivalry To Abuja

NFF Preaches Education, As Oshoala Lands Liverpool Deal

Gyan Revives Ghana’s Quarter-Final Hopes

Military Plans Comprehensive Operation Against Boko Haram

Agwai Urges Govt To Diversify To Alternative Sources Of Revenue

‘Why Jonathan May Lose Votes In Southeast’

14 Die In Accident Involving Gombe Gov’s Convoy

2015 Election: West African Scholars Debate Campaign Funding In Lagos

Jonathan Assures Of Self-sufficiency In Oil Palm Production By 2016

APC Accuses INEC, PDP Of Hoarding PVCs In Enugu

PDP Chieftain Predicts Failure For Ribadu In Adamawa

February Polls: Civil Societies Want End To Hate Speeches

PDP Unleashes Operation ‘Restore’, Storms Anambra North

Five Parties Endorse Isiaka, As Kashamu Pledges Selfless Service

Urhobo Leaders, Youths Seek Jonathan, Okowa Victory

Buhari Supporters Warn Jonathan Against Shifting February Elections

Shettima, Wakil Urge Decorum, As Jonathan Campaigns In Borno Saturday

NNPC Moves To Distribute Kerosene To End Users At N50Per litre

Nigerian Companies Exploiting Domestic Passion to Promote Foreign Football

West Brom Close To Signing Ameobi

Bestman Partners Lamudi On African Monopoly Game

Chelsea Not Buying Players In January, Says Mourinho

‘Visa Stopped Di Maria’s Move To Arsenal’

Ruling Party Candidate, Lungu Leads Zambia Presidential Poll

Afcon 2015 – Uniquely African Flavour!

Federer Sees Red

Fans Savour Thrills Of Challenge Arena TV Game Show

Patient, five others perish in Jigawa auto crash

Jonathan condoles Saudi Arabia over monarch’s demise

Crushing Rwandan rebels in DRC to take time, says UN chief

Jonathan okays N26b for 2015 farming season

CAF releases format for 2017 AFCON qualifiers

Africa’s soccer queen, Oshoala, signs for Liverpool

Philippines’ car blast kills, injures 48

Disgraced ex-INTERPOL, SA police chief, Selebi, dies

Asia’s richest man tenders £10b for UK mobile giant

French President to visit typhoon-ravaged Philippines

MAN urges FG to tackle multiple taxation of manufacturers

NEMA appoints desk officers in Taraba, Gombe, Bauchi

Pro-Russian rebel announces new Ukraine offensive, no talks

Buhari pledges to end epileptic power supply, enhance access to health care

Iran offers condolences to Saudi after king's death

'Stars aligning' for India-US relations, says Obama

Sony seeks to delay earnings over 'The Interview' cyberattack

Yemen lawmakers to meet Sunday after president quits

Thai ex-PM Yingluck impeached and facing criminal charges

A mother pleads as Japan hostage deadline passes

Top Indonesian anti-graft official arrested, says police

Two killed in bomb explosion at Indian court

Pro-Russia rebels cement hold on disputed Ukraine airport

Taiwan's ex-leader faces fresh money laundering charge

Ugwuanyi pledges to consolidate on Chime’s achievements

PDP rejects Abia ex-governor’s return to party

Police task political parties over conduct, INEC assures on readiness

Adeboye in Anambra, prays for credible election

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Lawyer: US 'will clear' Australia ex-Guantanamo man David Hicks

Plastic surgery 'should be done by specialist surgeons'

Former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra to be charged over rice scheme

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah dies

British backpacker found dead on Thai tourist island

Obama hails late Saudi king as warm and candid friend

Oil surges after Saudi King's death

6.8-magnitude quake in Vanuatu, no tsunami threat

Ukraine cedes airport on one of bloodiest days of war

Jonathan pledges more projects, Buhari, others berate president on graft, security

Okogie lists causes of Africa’s underdevelopment

EFCC, French Police partner on graft probe

NDLEA foils plan to use headmistress as drug courier

‘APC deceiving the public on 2015 polls’

Issues in governance of Lagos, by Agbaje

Jonathan support groups close ranks in Taraba

Lab scientists query medical report on Buhari’s health

ECOWAS women affairs ministers seek end to terrorists’ abduction of girls

FG boosts electricity supply to Borno

Jonathan attends sister’s burial Friday

Northern coalition sues Buhari over 2011 post-polls violence

APC, PDP present agenda on mass housing

Why Jonathan’s rally can’t hold at PH stadium, by Amaechi

Rights activist, Okoye cautions monarchs, others over support for presidential candidates

Emerhor promises more jobs, elders back Okowa, ‘PDP rigged out Ogboru in past polls’

Youths back peace accord, condemn attack on APC secretariat

NOA condemns violence by party supporters

Vote out incompetent leaders, group urges Lagosians

12 Nigerians on death row in Indonesia

NEMA disputes UNHCR’s, others’ figure on internally displaced persons

Contractors protest over non-payment for 2013 MDGs projects

Six million national ID cards ready

‘How CBN reforms can improve economy’

Yemen's president, PM resign

‘NSC is killing Nigerian sports’

30 Flying Eagles in final screening for Senegal 2015 AYC

Obafemi Martins endorses Ambode 

Nigeria’s insecurity: Insurgency, corruption,elections and management of multiple threats

Clock ticking for Japanese hostages

PDP faults Buhari's Certificate

Govt unveils raw material-based cluster initiative

Oil majors seek to cut back costs from service firms

Nigeria’s telecoms operators power BTS with 50,000 gen sets

‘How to promote food processing as mega-revenue earning industry’

‘Growing local capacity, technology advancement crucial to unlocking West Africa’s oil potential’

Nigerian troops on foreign mission may be recalled

'Nigeria needs National Reserve Force'

Liberia cremates 2,800 Ebola bodies

JAMB advises candidates to register before Jan. 30 deadline

ECB to inject billions of euros into ailing eurozone economy

Senate to vote on contested law after deadly protests in DRC

Lagos State police command assures residents of violence -free elections

Fire destroys six hostels in FGGC Kazaure

Nigeria to commence production of anti-retroviral drugs, says UNAIDS

32 ships expected with various products at Lagos ports

WHO seeks herdsmen/community support in polio campaign

NSCDC seals 10 petrol stations in Ondo State

Indonesian divers recover six bodies from AirAsia plane's fuselage

More Nigerians condemn killings of 2 drug offenders in Indonesia

Ukraine soldiers pull out of main part of Donetsk airport

Petrol crisis forces Pakistan PM to cancel Davos trip

Malaysia asks Australia to hand over fugitive, says minister

Oil prices fall ahead of ECB meeting, US supply report

At least 23 killed in Somalia clan violence

India's Modi rolls out red carpet for new buddy Obama

Islamic State conflict: London hosts coalition talks

Chile to reopen investigation into death of poet Pablo Neruda

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Australian Olympic historian Harry Gordon dies

Councils promised incentives for votes as Chime leads PDP campaign

Police, Army foil masquerade attacks on Christians in Anambra

General Election: We are not moving an inch, Igbo leaders vow

AP candidate promises pensioners prompt payment of benefits

Ogun PDP warns against campaign disruption

Group distances Ekiti people from advert

Ondo APC inuagurates campaign committees

Isiaka pledges to make local councils functional

Prince Andrew sex claims: Fresh documents filed in US court

Cigarette package law to be voted on by MPs before election

Euro under pressure in Asia ahead of ECB meet

Taiwan's 2014 unemployment at seven-year low

Chamber seeks private sector involvement in disbursement of N220b MSMEs intervention fund

World Bank commits N33.6b to Fadama III in Nigeria

Govt targets 100,000 direct jobs textile sector’s revival policy

APC guber candidate promises all-inclusive welfare package for Akwa Ibom people

Oshiomhole accuses PDP of planning to instigate violence using students

Jonathan urges unity, denies marginalizing North

Yero, El-Rufai trade blames over harassment of supporters

NUJ, rights group tackle Wada over alleged N700m fraud

APC accuses police of backing PDP in Kogi

Labour gives deadline on planned strike in Plateau

Borno NBA urges FG to dialogue with striking workers

AUN president blames Africa’s under-development on poor education

Yemen crisis: President 'reaches deal' with rebels

Final push for Nepal constitution as deadline looms

Foreign ministers in Ukraine talks call for ceasefire

‘I will lead by example’

Southern Leaders to Nigerians: Vote Jonathan for equity, fairness, justice

President Obama’s State of the Union Address  -  Remarks as prepared for delivery

Rights commission decries hate speeches, commentaries ahead of polls

APC campaign urges release of report on aviation ministry probe

Why electorate should reject APC, by Falae

Lagos orders TAN to remove posters from illegal spots

Group cautions northern elders over IBB’s alleged support for Buhari

U.S.-based think-thank, Brookings, predicts victory for Jonathan

Civil groups protest non-compliance with new petrol price in Abuja

Imo, PDP bicker over destruction of Jonathan’s billboards

Nigeria may get clean bill on polio by 2017

45, 000 PHCN ex-workers get severance packages

Rights group flays execution of two Nigerians by Indonesia

Reps panel wants govt to revive rail transport

Aid Corps urges Nigerian volunteers to shun politics in Namibia

RMG cautions against voting by under-aged persons, insures election observers

INEC promises to provide special ballot papers for the physically challenged

Mark urges violence-free polls

NFF to screen Golden Eaglets, Flying Eagles on age declaration

Oshaniwa keen on Celtic move, Warri Wolves hit Abuja for Super Six

Ex-Eagles’ goalie Agbonavbare battles cancer in Spain

Okocha, others confirm participation, as ex-Eagles clash in Warri for Okowa

Power Lee assures Nigerians of World wrestling title

AFCON 2015: In Eagles’ absence, NFF boss Pinnick soars

Investors worry over delay in approval of Energy FTZ

How plummeting crude oil prices may affect investment decisions

FG targeting $68.1 billion fresh FDIs from free zones

Local operators lament govt’s discriminatory business policies

Centre wants MDAs to utilise bilateral agreements for manpower devt

2015 Africa CEO Forum Awards calls for nominees

INEC to provide special ballot papers for physically challenged voters

ASF, LEDAP condemn execution of 2 Nigerians, others in Indonesia

Regional force battling Boko Haram to be transferred to Chad

German hostage held by Boko Haram freed, says Cameroun

Attack me if you dare, Boko Haram chief taunts Chad, others

Gunfire in DR Congo over leader’s tenure extension bid

Ondo waves olive branch to aggrieved PDP members

UNFPA recommits with media on Nigeria’s health policies

France boosts counter-terrorism efforts with increased spending

2,500 elite gather in Davos for knotty global issues

Myanmar probes monk’s ‘whore’ comments on UN envoy

Australia detains condemned Malaysian cop

China sacks four over new year eve’s stampede deaths

Captured top Ugandan rebel arrives ICC for trial

Russia faults Obama, accuses U.S. of ‘bossy’ posture

Islamic body tasks UN on end to ‘contempt of religions’

Israeli police nab West Bank’s violent commuter after attack on 10

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

West's defence of Charlie Hebdo worries moderate Asia Muslims

Minister, NSE pledge collaboration for viable metallurgical industry bill

Kwara Assembly urged to obey court order on suspended member

Ortom pledges zero tolerance for corruption

Gamji restates need for exemplary leadership

State of the Union: Obama demands spread of wealth

PDP guber candidate cautions politicians on religious issues

Group wants Wada’s aide sacked

Ozumba promises to restore academic excellence at UNN

Second Niger Bridge is on course , says Obi

I want to contribute in building a better Nigeria, says PDP Senate candidate

Okechukwu APC laments plight of Ndigbo in the hands of Boko Haram

A father buries his 4-year-old son and curses Ukraine's war

Disillusioned Hong Kongers press UK for escape route

Bitcoin dealer sentenced to four years in US prison

Ambode meets business leaders, promises 24-hour economy

Mimiko presents N130b budget to legislators

Obama urges new war powers, vows US stands by terror victims

Obama urges Congress to give women equal pay

APC to reject anonymous donors, moneybags for Buhari’s campaign

Ibeto remains deputy gov, says Aliyu

‘Labour Party has not endorsed any presidential candidate’

Isoko pledge support for Jonathan, Okowa

Treatment of whistleblowers a stain on NHS, say MPs

Boko Haram 'leader Abubakar Shekau' claims Baga raid

2015: Can PDP rise again in Edo?

Crossfire from APC, PDP campaigns in Lagos

Bayelsans urge Jonathan to secure home first

Smears and fears: Nigeria presidential campaign gets personal

Ambode’s human security agenda

CBN retains key monetary rates, faults agency’s assessment of economy

Soldiers intercept 3,600 ballot boxes in Ogun

Agbaje pledges reforms in education sector

APC laments anti-Buhari advert, PDP says it’s Fayose’s personal opinion

Police redeploy 28 AIGs, Mbu moves to Lagos, APC kicks

Marketers demand payment of N250b subsidy arrears by govt

Falling oil prices threaten three deep-water projects in Nigeria

INEC clears one million internally displaced persons for election

EU monitors arrive in Nigeria ahead of elections

NBC cautions broadcasters on polls’ coverage

Tinubu, Osinbajo donate cash, others to victims in Kaduna

Clergy condemns campaigns of calumny

Group wants INEC to set up more PVC collection centres

Super Eagles won’t share in CAF’s $10m largesse

Weightlifter tasks women to develop talent in sport

Turkish police launch wiretapping raids targeting Erdogan foes

France must tackle ‘social, ethnic apartheid’

APC kicks against Mbu, s redeployment to Lagos

Row over Buhari's certificate deepens

Hundreds flee villages 'after Boko Haram warning'

Super Eagles won’t share in CAF’s $10-million largesse

Black Stars trade blame over missed chances against Senegal

400 athletes for Gov. Ahmed U-17 badminton tourney

Govt raises $16.2m venture capital to boost software devt

IEA lowers global crude oil production forecast by over 60%

FirstBank achieves PCI DSS recertification

Rain, low turn-out hit Zambian run-off election

UN Security Council meets on Yemeni crisis

Vigilante group to partner security agencies for peaceful elections

29 ships laden with petroleum products, others arrive Lagos Tuesday

Immigration hands over trafficking victims to NAPTIP

Scottish giant joins Eurozone’s gas price slash fray

Why INEC introduced card readers

Nigeria nearing six months without polio case

Petroleum marketers in Sokoto defy directive on N87 pump price

Vietnam sentences eight drug traffickers to death

NEDG releases timetable for presidential debates

AirAsia plane climbed at speed 'beyond normal' then stalled, says minister

Paris attack suspects due in court as Europe hunts jihadists

Ban on Indian mango imports to EU to be lifted

CAR militiamen kidnap French charity worker in Bangui

German Aldi heirs win 19m euros in art dealer damages

Solar plane set for landmark round the world flight

Tensions high but ceasefire holds after Yemen clashes

Turkey arrests 20 in new raids on wire-tapping suspects

Roadside bomb kills eight Afghan civilians

Azerbaijani forces kill Karabakh soldier

Japan PM Shinzo Abe in Islamic State 'hostages' vow

Japan PM demands immediate release of IS hostages

India's tiger population jumps

BBC Democracy Day: Europe 'faces political earthquakes'

Australia asylum: Abbott says Manus Island blockade 'broken'

China's growth slows to weakest in 24 years

MPs urge action on milk price cuts

Myanmar policies behind Rakhine 'oppression'

IMF Forecasts for Global Growth

Twitter buys India mobile phone startup ZipDial

Nepal MPs brawl as anger over constitution boils over

Four to face possible charges over Paris attacks

Guatemalan ex-police chief handed 90 years over embassy raid

Witchdoctor 'truth potion' kills Kenyan school driver

Otti’s APGA candidacy a ruse, says Ufomba

2015 election only opportunity to resolve the national question, says Ojo Maduekwe

INEC, PDP in order over Ugwuanyi as Enugu governorship candidate

Monday, January 19, 2015

Our commitment is to change Nigeria’s future, says Jonathan in Owerri

Zambians vote in special presidential election

Malaysia trims economic sails in wake of oil price rout

Oyo AP, APC trade blames over N67b debt

Ladoja apologizes to Oyo electorate for supporting Ajimobi in 2011

2015: INEC creates additional 441 polling units in Ondo

Group warns politicians against use of kids for electoral malpractice

Ondo PDP resolves differences over Jonathan’s re-election bid

Ukraine's volunteer frontline medics get by with DIY

US senators in Cuba eye 'new era' in relations

Some candidates are not qualified to run, says Aliyu

Groups back Jonathan’s re-election

Fayose faults Obasanjo’s alleged support for Buhari

Protecting Great Barrier Reef 'needs A$785m' fund

Card reader will curb electoral fraud, says REC

Anne Kirkbride, Coronation Street's Deirdre Barlow, dies aged 60

IMF downgrades global growth forecast

Award for Mimiko

Pro-Jonathan campaigners in ghastly motor accident

Ukraine conflict: Security in east deteriorating, say observers

Author faces threats over book on ‘dust-to-dust’ rites for women

I won’t forsake Christianity for guber race, says Kwara PDP candidate

There must be consequence for corruption, says Osinbajo

Buhari’s quest and the short-long way

… Tinubu is Awo of our time, says Fasawe

Jonathan , Buhari, Mark, IBB raise political stake for APC, PDP

INEC insists on conducting polls in troubled states

PDP mobilises for PVCs collection in South-South

NLC, TUC, APC seek further cut in price of petrol

Urhobo monarchs pledge to back Jonathan

Air traffic controllers end strike

I’ve no godfather, says Agbaje

EFCC, Metropolitan Police begin probe of govs, ministers others

Falana opposes fresh postponement of 22 top army officers’ trial

Forum accuses APC aspirant of parading self as candidate

Anambra PDP kicks off campaigns

Arewa chieftain, Sani, cautions Jonathan, Buhari against regional, ethnic sentiments in campaign

UNIBEN faults Oshiomhole on disputed property

Rivers confirms bird flu case in P’Harcourt

PPRA reduces ex-depot price of fuel to N77.66 per litre

Presidency: IBB supports Buhari

Okagbare charges Glo, others to celebrate athletes like footballers

‘Keshi needs technical training abroad’

Pinnick did not attend CAS hearing, says NFF

Syria begins destruction of chemical weapons’ facilities

Govt unfolds protectionist policy for local firms

Golden Eaglets ready for AYC battle, says Amuneke

Mikel regrets Nigeria AFCON failure

Four Nigerians for ITA facilitates training in Dubai

Dolphins players predict tough Super Four tourney

NITDA plans new strategies to boost ICT growth in Nigeria

UKTI, DPR, PETAN others back Lagos sub-regional oil forum

AirAsia crash 'not due to terrorism,' say investigators

Gunmen attack security checkpoint along Bauchi-Jos road

EFCC, Metropolitan Police begin investigating governors, ministers others

TCN, others get 48 hours ultimatum to restore power to Borno

Cuba records another death of Ebola health worker in Africa

NUPTE condemns unsolicited adverts on mobile phones by telecom providers

MAN, NLC, TUC, others laud fuel price slash, urge monitoring

Air traffic controllers suspend planned strike

NIMET forecasts haze conditions for Nigerian states

UNN halts postgraduate programmes over restiveness

EU to appeal Hamas’ delisting from terrorism

Ex-Chinese tennis star, Li Na, confirms pregnancy publicly

Chechnya stages huge rally over Charlie Hebdo cartoons

Australian asylum seekers continue strike, ‘lock out’ staff

NNPC moves to peg kerosene price at N50 per litre nationwide

Unrest threatens Myanmar's ceasefire plans

EFCC nabs alleged romance scammer over $100,000 deal

BBC immortalises late Ghanaian presenter, Komla Dumor

Agbaje promises retention of Lagos’ current local councils

Kwara monarch tasks subjects on PVCs’ collection

North remains PDP’s stronghold, says spokesman

New strategy to cut suicides 'achievable', says Clegg

Yemen: Houthi rebels clash with army in Sanaa

EU ministers to discuss Europe's terrorism threat

Speechwriters, the unsung stars of US State of the Union

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Bangladesh ends confinement of opposition leader Zia

Libyan army agrees partial ceasefire with militias

Mali says it has no more cases

Eastern Ukraine's Donetsk hit by fresh fighting

Belgium seeks extradition of Greece detainee

Indonesia executions 'will not curb drugs problem'

Pope departs Philippines after record-breaking Mass

Japan's Sharp plunges on loss

Boko Haram 'in Cameroon kidnappings'

Australian beaches reopen as sharks scram

APC, PDP bicker over Buhari’s health

Day SDP landed in Jalingo

2015 elections and education reform

Terrorist kills self, others in Yobe

Flight operations threatened as air traffic controllers down tools Monday

We have overcome funding challenges, says INEC

B’Haram kidnaps 80 in Cameroun

National grid gets additional 220mw from Egbin power facility

APC decries Agbaje’s threat to cancel Lekki-Épé Road concession

Obasanjo’s vindication of Buhari wrong

APGA gives reasons for Jonathan’s re-election

Troops retake Donetsk airport from rebels, says Ukraine’s military

Five Pakistani men held in Afghanistan over school massacre

CBN sustains naira’s defence, raises intervention efforts

LCCI seeks reduction of oil price budget benchmark to $40

Nigeria, other SSA economies grow by 4.5%, poverty remains high

Despite challenges, PenCom has been making positive strides, says Anohu-Amazu

Diversify economy for growth, group tells govt

Super Eagles hail NFF over UAE friendlies

Arsenal stuns pundits, lashes City 2-0 at Etihad

Israeli president calls on Abbas to renew peace talks

AFCON 2015: History favours Ghana against Senegal

Gabon’s Aubameyang wants to be next Didier Drogba

Lack of preparation affected us, says Equatorial Guinea coach

‘I gained a lot from Muhammad Ali’s boxing style’

SERAP tasks Jonathan, Buhari, others on seven-point anti-graft pact

U.S. lawmakers visit Cuba to normalise ties

Bauchi pledges total votes for Jonathan’s re-election

Saudi, UAE bust drug syndicate, arrest two, make seizure

Gombe blasts: NMA urges JOHESU members to halt strike

Top fleeing vigilante chief arrested in Central Africa

Brazil, Netherlands fume as Indonesia executes six for drug offences

Nigerien protesters kill three, torch churches over Muhammad’s cartoon saga

Ex-Yobe APC chair, lawmakers, 10,000 others defect to PDP

U.S. mulls tax review for the wealthy, eyes $320b proceeds

Six million storm Papal mass in Philippine

Nasarawa residents repose confidence in Buhari to overhaul nation

Niger gov hopeful pledges zero tolerance for graft

Afghan cabinet nominee wanted for tax evasion in Estonia

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Fury as Indonesia executes foreigners by firing squad

Swiss lose battle in currency war that could spread

Turkey creatives condemn 'crackdown' on artists

Czech silly walkers pay tribute to Monty Python

Brazil 'outraged' by Indonesia drug trafficking execution

Channel Tunnel train services resume after fire

Pope Francis: Huge crowds gather in Manila for Mass

Ondo PDP: Mimiko’s Upper Hand Fails To Douse Tension

Why Buhari’s Certificate Palaver Wont Go Away

Group Promises To Deliver Delta Central For Okowa

Cross River: PDP’s Contentious Primaries Open Door For Opposition

Lagos 2015: Tight Race To Alausa

Kaduna: Yero, El-Rufai Battle For Govt House

‘Jonathan Has Helped Found A Modern Nigeria’

Abia Guber Campaigns Cruising On ‘Zoning Formula’

For APC And PDP, It’s Rocky Road To Rivers Brick House

Vote Out PDP Now, Tinubu Tells Oyo Electorate

‘How IBB Displaced Obasanjo In Aso Rock’

‘Why Nigeria Needs Review Of Auto Policy’

Daniel, Obanikoro Canvass Support For Agbaje, As Ambode Carpets PDP

Osuntokun Downplays Jonathan, Obasanjo Rift

NAP Tasks Govt On Confab

One Feared Dead In Edo APC Convoy Accident

Violence: Rivers Police Warn Politicians, Thugs

UPU Leaders Misled Urhobo On Guber Candidate, Says Kokori

Wike Vows Better Deal To Non-indigenes

Boko Haram: Do More, Arewa Forum Tells FG

­Enugu, Mobile Telecoms Providers Bicker Over Payment Of Statutory Fees 

Emir Reiterates Call For Self-Defence Against Insurgents

Judicial Staff Strike: Bar Leaders Seek Early Resolution

No Rift In Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Says Scribe

Lagarde: 2015 Must Be The Year Of Actions

Import Quota Debate: Crisis Looms In Nigeria’s Rice Value Chain

States’ IGR: The Hope In Trying Times?

States Brace For More Cuts In Allocation

Nigeria's neighbours unite to fight Boko Haram

2015: PDP North-Central governors pledge bulk votes to Jonathan

Security beefed up in Lafia ahead of APC presidential rally

Chadian troops to help Nigeria, Cameroun fight Boko Haram

Police nab 2 suspects with fake State House number plate, ID cards

Kano confirms six cases of Avian Influenza, warns against contamination

Haiti leader installs new prime minister

Florida police shot images of black men in training

Philippine plane following Pope Francis overshoots runway

AFP photographer recovering after Pakistan protest shooting

Australia, PNG deny violence at asylum-seeker camp

US blasts ICC war crimes probe of Israel as 'tragic irony'

Storm kills Philippine papal mass volunteer

Europe on high alert over terrorist threat

Firms should boost wages after oil price fall, says PM

Twenty-one dead after China boat capsizes on Yangtze river

Friday, January 16, 2015

Kogi NUJ To Parley With Contestants

Ekiti Moves To Scrap New Councils

SDP Senatorial Candidate Hopeful Of Fair Elections

Shettima Calls On Eligible Voters In Borno To Collect PVCs

NEMA Distributes Relief Materials to Baga IDPs In Borno

Okowa Promises To Harness Best Brains To Govern Delta

Charlie Hebdo demos turn bloody from Niger to Pakistan

Haiti: New calls for Martelly to resign as deal is announced

Mexico missing students: Guerreros Unidos gang member arrested

US Supreme Court to rule on gay marriage

Charlie Hebdo: 'Four dead' in Niger protest

David Cameron and Barack Obama in anti-terror push

Pope Francis visits typhoon-hit Tacloban in Philippines

We Will Defeat PDP In Enugu, Says Ezea

‘Politicians Should Conduct Themselves According To The Rules’

‘We Won’t Lose Sleep Over MEND’s Endorsement Of Buhari’

‘Why The Urhobo Should Support Okowa’

Okowa: A Governor In Waiting

Ibezi Promises To Transform Idemili If Elected Rep

Equity Group Campaigns For Jonathan, Okowa In Delta

Yadudu Cautions Media Over Inciting Publications

227 Soldiers Protest Their Dismissal By 3 Armoured Division

Oil Price Fall: Nigeria Loses $62.8m In One Month

PDP Won’t Allow Desperate Politicians To Rule, Says Aliyu  

Ebonyi PDP Mobilizes Supporters For Jonathan

‘It’s Sad African Nations Cup Begins Without Nigeria’

‘Intruders’ Want To Take Over NFF’

Winners Commend Startimes On NBA Tour To Los Angeles

Rotimi, Others Make Dolphins Confederation Cup Team

Govt. Raises Alarm Over Outbreak Of Bird Flu In Lagos, Kano

Military Faults CNN Report, Restates Commitment To Fight Against Terror

APC Lauds Jonathan’s Visit To Maiduguri, Urges Support For Fighting Soldiers

Children In Boko Haram Affected Areas Need Urgent Protection, Says UN Official

In Makurdi, Buhari Laments High Rate Of Corruption

Chris Ubah Eyes Senate, Wants Police, INEC To Stop Ekwunife, Others

Lagos Youths Launch BOYS For Buhari/Osinbajo

‘Why I Did Not Contest 2015 Elections’

Alao-Akala Carpets Ajimobi Over Wastage Comment

Isiaka Blames Amosun For Neglecting Rural Communities

US Envoy, Fayemi Urge Nigerians To Reflect On The Life Of Luther King

Vote Out PDP To Better Your Lots, ADC Presidential Candidate Charges IDPs

DOAF Condemns Teenage Girls’ Involvement In Terror Attacks, Prostitution

FG Completes N5bn Silo project In Imo

Military Arrests Three Suspects For Snatching INEC Laptops In Borno

Explosion Rocks APC Office In Rivers

FG tasks states on measures to cushion sliding oil prices

Lagos gov aspirant, Agbaje, promises to return illegally acquired lands

Afcon 2015 -Through The Crystal Ball!

Sri Lanka lifts travel embargo on foreigners

Third new bird flu virus strain detected in Taiwan

Jonathan takes campaign rally to Sokoto Monday

Google trains Nigerian journalists on effective election reportage

Ebola outbreak in West Africa slowing down says UN

IDPs will not be disenfranchised in February elections says INEC

Another fire engulfs Berlin Market in Lagos

INEC urges NASS to give priority to electoral offences commission

NBA charges FG to grant judicial autonomy

Journalist slumps, dies at work in Bauchi

NASFAT prays for peaceful elections

16 ships laden with petroleum products, foods arrive Lagos

President tells IDPs condition will not be permanent

Police clash with anti-Charlie Hebdo protesters in Karachi

Japan gets first female baseball club owner

Terror raids across Europe after deadly Belgium shootout

Lost Beagle2 probe found 'intact' on Mars

Libyan factions agree on 'agenda' for unity government

Appeals court clears S. Korea journalists of defamation

Euro slips against franc, equities fall after shock Swiss move

Haruki Murakami begins online agony uncle clinic

US defense argues wrong man accused as Silk Road kingpin

Top Chinese spymaster probed for corruption

Kogi teachers allege govt neglect of public schools

APC stakeholders in Idoma to meet Akume over choice of running-mate

Iheanacho heads Imo State APGA Campaign Council

Abia monarchs chide member over award of chieftaincy title to Buhari

Mbaka spoke his opinion, not from Holy Spirit, say Southern Christian Elders

Elders set up 20-man caretaker committee for Ohanaeze

Brazil: Rio announces 2016 Olympics ticket sales programme

Google and Apple in $415m 'non-poaching' settlement offer

Trial of final Tokyo gas attack fugitive begins

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Japan's Abe leaves for Mideast tour to pledge support for peace

PDP will profit from APC’s crisis, says party chief

Parties in Kano State pledge peaceful polls

Tension in Katsina over planned demolition of church

Arewa community in Ogun endorses Isiaka

Aregbesola urges de-militarisation of elections

Confusion as two APC ‘candidates’ campaign for same constituency

Emerhor lauds media, to boost SMEs with N10b initial funding

Oshiomhole restates commitment to governance by rules

Pope Francis greeted by ecstatic Philippines crowds

National Audit Office report questions UK aid spending

'Cyber war games' to be staged by UK and US

Belgian anti-terror raid in Verviers leaves two dead

Over 20 missing after boat sinks in eastern China

‘Politicians are not interested in our votes but power’

Controversy trails Ondo PDP presidential campaign, alleged defections to APC

How issue of displaced persons may mar polls, by Uwais

Honeywell Flour Mills gets new board members

Abdulsalami Abubakar canvasses enthronement of credible leaders

How APC stalled Sokoto dep gov’s removal, by Tambuwal

Presidential panel on Defence to seek public input

Ambode, Agbaje, others at debate, differ over Fashola’s performance, unveil manifestoes

PDP, Kukah laud non-violence pact, Falana, Okogie fault action

Govt approves one million meters for electricity consumers

Confusion as parallel executives emerge in Ohanaeze Ndigbo

Ogun LP divided over gubernatorial candidate

N/Assembly empowers FCT to generate own revenue

APC, PDP disagree over diversification of economy

US envoy, Fayemi task voters on election

P’Harcourt refinery gets independent power plant

President Jonathan pays surprise visit to Maiduguri

TMG to deploy 3,014 election observers for February presidential poll

Flying Eagles get replacement for Iheanacho

I won’t quit table tennis now, says Oshonaike

AFN begins 2015 season with D. K. Olukoya championship

Nigeria’s 35m barrels of crude oil remain unsold

NIA tasks underwriters on economic rate for risks

Kudos, knocks trail Oteh’s exit as SEC DG

MainOne eyes W’Africa’s market with MXD-i

Buhari will reduce corruption, insurgency says MEND

Measles outbreak hit IDPs' camps in Adamawa

Again, Okoku wants Jonathan to fulfill scholarship to 1983 Flying Eagles

National League kicks off in March

Dolphins, Warri Wolves, 3SC for Multi-Sports tourney

‘Let’s make 2015 memorable for taekwondo’

Play Daily Live Fantasy Football And Win a minimum of 20,000 per match

FG to inaugurate over 1 million prepayment meters

Jonathan, others honour fallen heroes as Al-Makura tasks citizens on peace

Association seeks 24-hour goods examination, clearance at ports

Birdman, Grand Budapest Hotel, top Oscar nods

Kwankwaso seeks adequate ammunition for armed forces

2014/2015 season: NNL fixes resumption date for March

2015: U.S. ambassador commends media, others, for promoting non-violence

Satellite images indicate huge Boko Haram attack, say rights groups

Eko electricity distribution company to commence installation of smart meters soon

'Excessive use of cosmetics can cause infertility in women'

South-East traders endorse Jonathan

Kenyan paper apologises after printing Charlie Hebdo cartoon

Jonathan, others honour fallen heroes

Kerry wants to give Paris 'big hug' after attacks

FEMA to improve welfare of IDPs - Director

Bill Cosby accuser brings sex claims to LAPD

I-G orders AIGs, CPs to secure police arms, ammunition nationwide

NDLEA arrests 346 drug dealers, seizes 6, 366kg of drugs in Kaduna

Benue APC to sue two radio stations for libel

Uber Delhi 'rape': India court begins driver's trial

Pope begins trip to passionate Philippines

Divers battle against nature in hunt for AirAsia debris

US sends five Guantanamo prisoners to Oman, Estonia

Boko Haram: Baga destruction 'shown in images'

Two injured after blast at Siberian bus stop

Canadian FM in Egypt to press for journalist's release

Australia scraps changes to doctors' fees

Colombia ready for truce talks with Farc - President Santos

One killed in firebombing in strike-hit Bangladesh

Hollande hails 'reborn' Charlie Hebdo as magazine sells out

China bank lending up in 2014 as govt seeks credit boost

Five Canadians killed in Syria fighting with IS

Sydney siege declared terrorist act for insurance claims

Sanctions-hit Russia in risky bet on Ukraine talks

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Rate of sea-level rise 'steeper'

Media watchdog slams defamation trial of S.Korea journos

‘Why Laity Council opposes alleged planned sanction on Mbaka’

Pope sparks Filipino social media frenzy

How aims to connect the world's poor

Australia asylum seekers 'on hunger strike'

FBI 'foils IS-inspired plot to attack on US Capitol'

US House votes to block Obama migrant plan

Charlie Hebdo attacks: Hollande says magazine 'reborn'

Free climbers reach El Capitan peak, make history

Blackberry, Samsung deny takeover report

8 killed, 22 hurt in Malaysia bus accident

S. Korea leaves interest rate unchanged at 2%

More Cubans fear end of free entry to US, risk it all

Hollywood set for Oscar nominations

US, Iran hold 'substantive' talks on nuclear deal

Before it becomes too late

‘APC not option for Akwa Ibom people’

Worries over oil price as budget scales second reading

1.8m PVCs yet to be collected, says Lagos REC

Agbaje promises to scrap Lekki-Epe tollgate, Tinubu, Fashola warn Lagosians to shun PDP

Ogun SDP kicks off campaign, Osoba targets 500,000 votes

Northern elders back Buhari, oppose interim govt

N’Delta group indicts other govt arms for graft, insurgency

10 PDP, APGA lawmakers defect to APC, others

FCT Minister rallies support for Jonathan

Traders group mobilises members for polls

Jonathan seeks deployment of military moles

Oshiomhole charges NLC on oil theft

Tiv ask President not to pay Zaki Biam N8b judgment sum to Suswam

Okonjo-Iweala, others for Action/2015 launch today

Reps back Electoral Act review to accommodate IDPs

Military foils attack on two Borno communities, kills 41 suspected terrorists

Al-Qaida claims responsiblility for Paris attack

‘Don’t pick lobbyist as Super Eagles coach’

Beware of people with selfish agenda, NANF tells NFF

Sunshine Stars get Technical Director

NSE moves to pay 343 investors under its Investors Protection Fund

Nigeria's crude export declines to 140mb, refines 0.45mbd

e-Collections: Govt earns N148 billion from MDAs’ 2014 IGR

ITU launches ‘Ebola-Info-Sharing’ mobile application

Nigeria records highest inflation rate in 2014, says survey

Cholera outbreak kills 20 in Rivers community

Omeri's PDP campaign a violation of NOA Act, says APC

1.4m candidates for 2015 JAMB

AirAsia plane 'fuselage located', say officials

Nigerian troops 'repel Boko Haram attack'

South Africa eyes hosting rights for 2024 Olympic, Paralympic

U.S. backs Nigeria’s polls amid intense insurgent attacks

Ex-UN chief, Annan, warns Nigeria about election violence

ASCON trains 2,375 workers, decries parlous power supply, funding

Toxic leak stirs evacuation panic at space station

UN mobilises Libyan rivals for key Geneva peace talks

U.S. couple for trial over Bali suitcase murder

Pope urges 'reparation' for Sri Lanka wartime 'evil'

Pakistani court indicts Musharraf over rebel's murder

Taraba APC refutes members’ expulsion claims

Tribunal adjourns N28m suit filed against FIRS till Feb. 3

Experts doubt actualisation of NSE’s $1tr capitalisation bid

Indian apex court extends Italian marine's leave

EU lawyer sanctions ECB’s bond buying concept

Japan okays record $42b defence budget

Groups launch website to expose abuses in Africa

Tanzania bans witchdoctors over albino attacks

INEC confirms 68.83m voters for February’s elections

Iran flays 'insulting' Charlie Hebdo’s prophet cover

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Charlie Hebdo publishes new issue, one week after attack

February election crucial to change Nigerians have longed for, says Aregbesola

PDP will win Ogun convincingly, says Isiaka

Iran nuclear talks: Kerry to meet Zarif in Geneva

APC, PDP trade blames over alleged plan to disrupt Buhari’s campaign in Ekiti

Security 'nightmare' for Philippine papal visit

Political uncertainty in Haiti as parliament is dissolved

Kaduna Christians urge voters to elect credible leaders

Police warn politicians against inciting utterances in Kano

Obama makes push for stronger cyber security laws

Pope Francis to celebrate Sri Lanka Mass

Ex-military officers threaten protest over unpaid arrears

Group absolves church from comments against Buhar

Fashola, Abiara, others condole with Fakeye’s family

Jonathan returns ‘fire for fire’ at kick-off of re-election campaign

Jonathan pledges better deal, Buhari bemoans nation’s woes

Falae in Edo, says SDP better than APC, PDP

ASUU chief faults LASU VC’s alleged plan to withdraw lecturer’s degree

Absence of MTEF report stalls debate on 2015 budget

Reps to investigate alleged plot to hack into INEC database

Internally displaced persons hit 981,416, says NEMA

APC cautions Fayose against dragging Ekiti workers into politics

NMA gives Edo 21-day ultimatum over seized wages

EFCC arrests Ebonyi commissioners, A-G

Nigeria, Paris, global terrorism to top discussions at UN

Anxiety as INEC releases list of candidates Tuesday

15 feared dead in Ondo bank robbery

Judicial officers give deadline on planned strike

NNPC to boost refineries’ capacity with new equipment

Suicide bomber dies in Gombe attack

NFF, Man City set for war over Iheanacho, Nwakali

Don’t be carried away by CAF award, Falcons coach tells Oshoala

South Africa rejects Kaduna for fear of Boko Haram

Sudan calls off friendly match with Nigeria

SuperSport, DSTV, GOtv assure fans of Nations Cup fun

INEC unveils 68.8m voters register for February polls

Kerry urges Pakistan to fight terror groups

Israel holds funerals for Jews slain in Paris attack

Reps to investigate alleged data compromise by DSS, urges INEC to use TVC for polls

Manufacturers urge FG to intensify efforts on security challenges

Rice importers owe FG N36.5 billion in unpaid duties, says Agric Minister

INEC distributes 1.18m PVCs in Akwa Ibom

CBN’s agric scheme guarantees N1.3b projects

Crude oil prices slide further to $43.44 a barrel

Govt unfolds fresh economic diversification agenda

EITI reveals work plans for 2015

Strike grounds key railway line linking Zambia, Tanzania

NDLEA seeks public collaboration to combat drug trafficking

Canadian top official heads Egypt to facilitate journalist’s release

GIABA to uncover terrorism backers by bugging Nigerian borders

Captured ‘notorious’ Ugandan rebel may head for ICC

Auto industry can create over 200,000 jobs, says NAC

Burkinabe lawmakers cave in, halve emoluments

Terrorism Financing: GIABA says will install more scanning machines at Nigerian borders

60,000 PVCs awaiting collection in Yenagoa, says INEC

Japanese driving school to pay damages over tsunami deaths

24 ships laden with petroleum products, foods, arrive Lagos ports

Camerounian troops kill 143 Boko Haram fighters, government says

NNPC to boost domestic refining capacity with new equipment

Israel to mourn Jews slain in Paris attack

Sri Lanka's Rajapakse denies post-election coup bid

Egypt court overturns Mubarak jail sentence for graft

China sacks top legislative official amid graft probe

Campaigners urge UN to block Cambodia dam displacement

India state minister slammed over plans to 'normalise' gays

Egypt court overturns Mubarak 3-year jail term for graft

Armenia detains Russian soldier suspected of slaying family

Kerry urges India and Pakistan to resume peace talks

Pope urges respect for human rights on Sri Lanka trip

US to boost help to Pakistan in fight against terror groups

China mocks hapless 'iPhone armour' smuggler

OPEC cannot protect oil price

UN chief accuses India of intolerance with gay sex ban

Monday, January 12, 2015

Two police to hang for murder in Malaysian corruption scandal

One dead after Washington subway fills with smoke

Paris attacks rekindle Australia free speech debate

Pope Francis due to land in Sri Lanka for 'mission of mercy'

US reporter will not have to testify in CIA leak case

Jonathan mourns Fakeye

AirAsia cockpit voice recorder found says Indonesian officials

Defiant Charlie Hebdo depicts Prophet Muhammad on cover

‘Emergence of Buhari shows what APC stands for’

Nigeria needs same support as France over terror, says Kaigama

Constitution amendment, 2015 budget to top agenda at Senate today, says Ekweremadu

‘Nigeria’s oil production may rise by 297,000bpd in two years’

Govt plans electronic monitoring of gas pipelines to curb vandals

Emerhor picks journalist as running mate, Okowa set for campaign

NERDC begins review of basic education curriculum

Kukah Centre holds roundtable on polls

U.S. urges Nigeria to get 2015 polls right

Adoke, JUSUN differ on govt’s compliance with court verdict

Oshiomhole denies aides’ attack on priest

INEC, ICPC partner on electoral integrity, to train 750,000

27 varsities connected to research network, says NUC

Ronaldo wins third Ballon d'Or

NFF crisis ‘resurrects’, as Igbokwe petitions FIFA again

Quadri thanks fans for support

Facilities for 25th NUGA will be ready, says UniAgric VC

Football Proprietor urges NFF to retain Keshi

Eagles performance shocks Yaya Toure

Odiaka praises home-based Eagles

Oil prices dip to six-year low, nation awaits new budget benchmark

NPA seeks improved rail service to boost cargo movement

Mounir Gwarzo takes over as Acting SEC DG

Why I stopped payment of WAEC fees, by Wada

Police warn politicians against violence in Gombe

Gambia’s President apologises for linking Britons to failed coup

Veteran Algerian militant hails Paris killings

Divers find black boxes in AirAsia crash

US-based tickles tourists with delicacies

How to stabilise rice production, by stakeholders

'JTF will ensure heavy security during, after elections in Anambra'

Rights groups appeal to judiciary workers to call off strike

Golden girl, Oshoala, savours another historic moment

Ajaokuta, Delta Steel to begin production in 2015, says official

Boko Haram: Ban says UN ready to assist Nigeria, neighbouring States

N30b worth of goods lost to Balogun fire, traders claim

Don’t take the law into your hands, Buhari tells supporters

Singaporean court orders activist to pay PM $22,000

China arrests 110 for allegedly selling tainted pork

Nigeria needs same support as France after Boko Haram attacks, says Kaigama

Home-based Eagles lauded amid 1-0 loss to Ivory Coast

Nasarawa gets ultimatum to offset pension arrears

Fire guts 5 buildings at Balogun Market, goods worth millions of naira destroyed

UK premier, security chief strategise against terrorism

River Basin frowns at under-utilisation of dams for irrigation

Carbon monoxide claims dad, six kids in Romania

U.S. media flay Obama for missing Paris rally

Turkey confirms ‘escape’ of French terror attacker’s partner to Syria

Egyptian court acquits 26 accused of 'debauchery'

Coach tasks Korean team on goals against Kuwait

Rangers rejects Sarver’s $30m take-over bid

France beefs up security after violent week

John Kerry, staff in minor car crash in India

Navy impounds scores of vessels for maritime offences

HRW urges Kuwait to drop charges against Sisi critic

29 arrested over Malaysia’s 'birthday orgy'

Tanzanian girls return after escaping genital mutilation

Russian central bank firms up currency with huge investments

Netanyahu visits attacked Paris supermarket Monday

Worldwide marches in solidarity with France

UN Security Council condemns Lebanon suicide attack

S. Korean president says yet to see 'The Interview'

Paris attacks: Hollande to hold security meeting

South Korea's Park 'open' to meeting with North leader

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Peshawar attack: Schools reopen after Taliban massacre

John Kerry urges stronger India-US ties

Church in Sri Lanka's warzone awaits first papal visit

S. Korea's Park says open to summit with N. Korea's Kim

Gay question to recruits defended by MoD

David Cameron warns of 'legacy of debt'

Detroit auto show roars to life

List of Golden Globe winners

US press 'hypocrites' for not publishing Charlie Hebdo cartoons

Girl in China got HIV through blood transfusion

'Boyhood' wins best drama film Golden Globe

France seeks security answers after Paris attacks

Protests go on as Haiti leader seeks last-minute election deal

AirAsia QZ8501: Divers recover 'black box' flight recorder

Terrorism Bill 'needs to be changed to protect citizens' rights'

Grabar-Kitarovic elected Croatia's first woman president

Paris attacks: Millions rally for unity in France

Standing ovation at Golden Globes for Paris attacks message

Presidential campaign: The play to emotions rather than substance

Amid tight security, world leaders gather for Unity March in Paris

Nigeria to stop oil import by 2018, says Aganga

Female suicide bombers kill eight Yobe residents, injure 32 others

NIMC plans local production of national ID card

FCT indigenes urge implementation of confab resolutions

Two feared dead, 18 rescued in Lagos boat mishap

Fashola signs N489.69b 2015 budget

Arunma Oteh quits SEC

Aliyu disowns Buhari posters

Super Eagles fall to Elephants in Abu Dhabi

N8.3m for grab at Lagos ITTF World Tour

Zenith promises support for NFF

Firebombing at German paper that ran Charlie Hebdo cartoons

IS kills 24 Kurds in North Iraq

Money market rates ease marginally in first trading week

Govt to issue circular on new e-collection regime

Nigeria to emerge soon as sub-regional vehicle production hub, says Jalal

Nigeria ranks 19th, 5th in global, African cricket

NIMC procures 6.6m e-ID in four months

TUC tasks politicians on sportsmanship

INEC expends N11.5b on PVCs’ distribution

‎Group drums up support for Buhari, launches coalition

Professional tennis players scout for sponsors

World leaders converge on Paris against terrorism

Police confirm attack on APC office in Rivers community

FRSC decries closure of banks in Kwara community

Syrian car bombs’ toll rises to 20

Sudanese president declares re-election bid

AIG warns against killing policemen

Abducted businessman’s corpse found in Makurdi

Saturday, January 10, 2015

France attacks: World leaders gather for mass Paris rally

Sri Lanka president secures majority to push reforms

Struggling EU member Croatia votes for president

Haiti protesters clash with police in anti-Martelly march

AirAsia tipped to surmount first major crisis

Brazil drought brews trouble for coffee market

Dozens die in bus crash near Pakistani city of Karachi

Millions to welcome Pope on Asia trip

Man holding hostages at Texas hospital: sheriff's office

In Clifford Odia, Esan People Seek Ideal Senator

Babatope: Obasanjo’s Attacks Will Only Strengthen Jonathan

Adebanjo, Taiwo, Mabogunje, Others Extol Political Virtues Of Shonibare, Action Group Founding Member

Kano: Who Clinches The Governorship

Rivers: Anxiety Heightens Over Electoral Violence

2015: Violence Spreads

Baga Killings: US Group May Seek Security Council’s Intervention

Insurgents Attack Damaturu, Torch Three Police Formations, Mosque

Buhari Promises To Revive Coal Industry, Boost South East Economy

Why Nigerians Are Poor, By Buhari

Boko Haram: Muslims Not Behind Attack, Says NOSCEF Sect A Threat To Democracy

Aggrieved 22 PDP Guber Aspirants To Meet Buhari, Declare For APC January 12

Strange Rape In Ekiti: Man, 80 Defiles 12-year-old, Grandmother Raped By Boy, 25

APC, PDP Defectors Swell SDP In Edo

Imo Police May Arrest Candidates Over Inciting Statements

Four Feared Dead In Fulani Attack

Academics, Experts Stage Debate On Funding For Political Campaigns

Fight Ignorance, Gowon Tells Politicians

Cleric Tasks Nation On Victims Of Insurgency

Lulu-Briggs Insists On Wike's Withdrawal

Golden Eaglets Ambush South Africa In Kaduna

NFF To Inaugurate New LMC Board Before New Season

NNPC initiates sensitisation campaign to tackle pipeline vandalism, oil theft

Council Election To Wait As Govt Inaugurates Caretaker Officials

Liberia, S’Leone, Guinea Face Ebola Induced Economic Crisis

Political campaigns will not affect development projects, says Al-Makura

Falling oil price may negatively affect educational system, says VC

Building collapse: 'South Africa will repatriate remaining bodies'

Escape from Boko Haram: 'I kept stepping on dead bodies'

Digital Platforms: Big Revenue Yet To Be Fully Accessed

As N1.5bn Tara Rice Mill Comes On Board

Suicide bombing in Maiduguri claims 10, say Red Cross, vigilante

7,300 Nigerian refugees flee to Chad, says UN

Petraeus case: 'Charges recommended' for ex-CIA boss

Charlie Hebdo attack: French police hunt accomplices

Sri Lanka's new president gets down to mending ties

Friday's dramatic events in France

Indonesian divers chase crashed AirAsia black box pings

Pakistani cartoonists tread fine line in land of blasphemy laws

Australian newspaper publishes Mohammed cartoon

Kerry heads to India seeking economic gains

Nigerians Should Interrogate The Relationship Between MEND, Boko Haram, Buhari, Says Fani-Kayode

FG Says Military Operations Underway Against Terrorists In Baga, Other Areas

Voters To Collect PVCs At Ward Levels Between 8.30 And 5.30 Daily

Fire Guts Imo “Mechanic Village”

Friday, January 09, 2015

Courteville Marks 10th Year Anniversary

Police Warn Borno Politicians Against Foul Languages At Campaigns

Taraba PDP Passes Vote Of Confidence On Danladi

I Will Clear Outstanding Salaries, Says Ortom

Jonathan Will Empower Lagos Youths, Women, Says Group

Australia child deaths: Thousands at Cairns funerals

Gambia hunt for coup plotters disrupts life in capital

Pension changes: Millions could run out of cash, warns Age UK

Charlie Hebdo hunt: Police storm two hostage sites

US warns of global 'terror' threat after French attacks

INEC, PVC, CVR And The 2015 Elections

Ambode: His Vision, Mission And Promises To Lagosians

Enugu Guber: Why PDP May Cruise To Victory

‘UPP Will Give Nigerians Revolutionary Policies’

As O’tega Emerhro Flies The Delta APC Governorship Flag

Glo-CAF Award Gala Nite Of Celebrations…And Hisses

‘Eagles Must ‘Floor’ Yaya Toure In Abu Dhabi’

NFF Silent On Keshi, Amodu, Lifts Ban On Eduok

Warri Wolves Warn Clubs Over Odah

OML 58 Football Tourney Enters Semis

Musa, Arewa Leaders Worried Over PDP, APC Presidential Campaigns Urge Candidates To Address How They Will Combat Insurgency, Economic Woes

UPN Adopts Jonathan As Presidential Candidate

North Will Support Buhari, Say Northern Elders

I Will Run Nigeria Based On The Best Democratic Principles, Says Jonathan 

Oritsejafor, Others Condemn Planned Demolition Of 99-Year-Old Church In Katsina

APC Condemns Terror Attack On French Magazine

Lawyers Fault Strike Action By Judiciary Staff

INEC Commences Distribution Of PVCs In Borno

Kano Police Caution Politicians Against Inciting Utterances

I Am Governor To All Parties, Says Elechi

Agbakoba Writes PDP, APC, Demands National Order

APC Mobilises 250,000 Supporters For Saturday’s Presidential Rally In Enugu

Lecturers Back APC Candidates In Kano

Ex-LRCI Executive Director Bags Five-Year Jail For Graft

Flying Eagles Coach Asks For More Despite 5-0 Victory

X-raying 2015 Glo-CAF Awards!  

North Korea Rejects Call For Talks With South

Paris Attack Suspects Killed

British, Italian premiers solidarise, to attend Paris rally

Adamawa Police sack two, demote two for allegedly killing herdsmen

FERMA seeks closure of Lagos markets to effect sanitary work

Naira rebounds at official, parallel markets

Blast injures seven UN peacekeepers in Mali

Body to distribute 2.5m mosquito-treated nets in Kebbi

Body threatens erring rice farmers in Bayelsa

Sri Lankan leader loses presidential polls to ex-ally

CAR rebels seek $5m for capturing Ugandan fugitive

Another crisis hits France as gunman holds five captive

Lagos ports to host 49 ships with petroleum products, others this month

Famous entertainer, Adeneye, joins Amosun’s re-election train

Coach tasks tennis trainers on players’ factual ages

Lagos water agency allays fears of metals in supplies

FRSC to sanction conveys, motorists knocking down volunteers says Corps Marshal

Woman finds 'dental material' in Japan McDonald's burger

Military assures Nigerians safety during, after elections

UN urges Boko Haram leaders to embrace peace

Four Al-Qaeda militants killed in Karach says police

Charlie Hebdo hunt: Shots fired at Dammartin-en-Goule

Alleged Kenya poaching boss denied bail

Jackie Chan's son gets 6 months for China drugs offence says court

French elite forces step up hunt for massacre suspects

Sirisena to be sworn in as Sri Lanka's new president

Father charged as girl, five, thrown off US bridge

Ousted Thai PM launches defiant impeachment defence

Top US delegation to hold migration talks in Cuba

Jackie Chan's son Jaycee jailed for drug offence in China

AirAsia QZ8501: 'Pings' detected in plane search

Thursday, January 08, 2015

African moon bid seeks boost for spacecraft blast off

Uduaghan tasks lawyers on delay of criminal justice

Aggrieved Akwa Ibom PDP aspirants want Udom replaced

INEC cautions on use of arms during elections

APC confirms female gov candidate in Taraba

1,400 APC members defect to PDP in Niger

We won’t endorse any candidate, Kwara CAN declares

‘Jonathan will not get 25% in Zamfara’

Wali names running mate, praises Jonathan for resolving primaries’ crisis

APC governorship candidate assures Buhari of victory in Kano

Yero bemoans Kaduna’s huge N37.5b debt profile

Yobe okays N1.6b to complete road projects

Taraba APC group alleges imposition of Alhassan as governorship candidate

Residents flee Baga for fear of further attacks

Consensus option helps to unite LP in Oyo, says chairman

Ekiti APC decries the sack of 180 workers

Ogun PDP Assembly candidates back Jonathan

Ogun CNPP roots for credible candidate in 2015 election

Alaafin gives obas N5 million for upkeep

Buhari should withdraw from 2015 Presidential election, says Igbo group

Death of Jonathan’s sister devastating say S’East govs

Enugu West Forum faults APC claims on Ekweremadu

China's inflation rate rises 1.5% in December

South Australia faces heavy rain after bushfire

Yingluck Shinawatra: Ousted Thai PM to appear in court

MI5 boss warns 'we cannot stop every UK terror threat'

Charlie Hebdo attack: Police hunt suspects north of Paris

Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa admits defeat in election

Reps in last minute move to bequeath legacy 

Let’s do it again as we did in the last 15 years

Jonathan, democrat in words and in deed

Manhunt for two terrorists as France mourns slain journalists

Health workers fault Yayale Ahmed report on hospital leadership

APC, PDP disagree over oil, gas sector reform

Scores feared killed by insurgents in Yobe, Borno

Nigeria commiserates with France over terrorist attack

2015 polls and public administration reform issues

NFF Technical Committee now to decide Keshi’s fate

Osaguona, three others dropped, as Eagles depart for Abu Dhabi

NCS lauds Aruna on ITTF awards

Manu invites more foreign–based players to Flying Eagles

Montage TV beams French, German, Dutch leagues live

Ibile Games 2015 registration begins

23 die in Iraqi suicide attacks

Somalia’s al-Shabab kills ‘CIA and Ethiopian spies’

World Bank prescribes fiscal buffers for Nigeria, others

Oil prices stay above $51 a barrel

Association urges FG to assist farmers with improved seedlings

BPE confirms payment of N12.7b for NITEL/MTEL by NATCOM

Sultan of Sokoto calls for end to insurgency

Confab report to be presented to next Assembly, says Jonathan

Buhari promises to address Ogoni question

Jonathan shedding crocodile tears on divisiveness of Nigerians, says APC

MEND denies links with APC, restates support for Buhari

NITEL/MTEL: Preferred bidder makes part payment of N12.7b

Insurgents kill 25, abduct others in Yobe

90% wastewater discharged directly into rivers harmful, says UN report

Canada collaborates with Nigeria to end child marriage

SEC assures shareholders of investment safety in Ikeja Hotel Plc

Customs rakes in N977.09bn revenue in 2014

Jonathan kicks-off re-election bid

PMAN to commence 2015 activities with patrons’ dinner-President

AirAsia QZ8501: Bad weather prevents tail retrieval

Shortage of Buhari scratch cards hits Adamawa

2015 Elections: Buhari campaign group raise N118m

Several attacks against France Muslim targets since magazine killings

Two seriously hurt after man fires on police outside Paris

Suspects in Charlie Hebdo attack well-known to anti-terror police

Troubled UK supermaket Tesco unveils revival plans

Man fires on police outside Paris, one seriously hurt says police

Seven detained in hunt for Paris media killers

Ugandan army in talks with US over fate of top LRA rebel

India's coal workers call off strike, averting power cuts

China sacks Nanjing city party chief amid probe

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge court resumes genocide trial

China steps up political arrests, prosecutions

'Dangerously cold' temperatures and snow across US

French police name Charlie Hebdo attack suspects

Indonesian divers struggle to reach AirAsia wreckage

Islamic State crisis: Religious police 'kidnapped' in Syria

Paraguayan rebel leader Albino Jara 'killed'

David Cameron: I can fix EU 'problem'

Parents 'consider quitting work over childcare costs'

Tesco joins price war as supermarket plots recovery course

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