Guardian News Archive for February 2015

Friday, February 27, 2015

Ebonyi Assembly: The Journey So Far

Mysterious Assembly Fire: Selective Destruction Evokes Suspicion

Questions And Answers On Card Readers

Agbaje And The Race For Lagos Guber Seat

… Elechi Accuses Anyim Of Undermining Jonathan, Masterminding Impeachment

Corporal Kills Uduaghan’s Former ADC In Bauchi

NNPC Cautions Against Hoarding Of Fuel As Queues Hit Abuja

PVC: Bayelsa Declares Monday As Public Holiday

NOA Warns Borno Politicians Against Use Of Thugs To Cause Violence

UNAIDS Hails Nigeria’s Signing Of HIV Anti-Discrimination Law

NEXIM Signs $302,000 Grant With AfDB

PDPPCO Alleges Conspiracy By Tinubu To Assume Presidential Power

Danger Signal For Team Nigeria Athletes

I’ve Been Too Lenient With My Critics – NFF Boss

Keshi Gets New Nigeria Deal

Buhari At Chatham House: APC Berates PDP, Presidency Over Comments

Northern Elders Forum Warn Against Jega’s Removal

No Plans To Sack Jega, Says FG

February Rainfalls Not Abnormal, Says NIMET

DSS Alerts Public About Unmarked Taxis, Motor Parks

APC Says Fayose’s Criticism Of Buhari Self-Serving

Jonathan Best To Lead Nigeria, Say Igbo Leaders

Man United’s Di Maria, Rooney, Van Persie Hail Chivita Partnership

15-year-old Diagbonya Eyes Usain Bolt’s 100 World Record

FC Barcelona On My Mind!

German lawmakers back Greek bail-out extension

Protest erupts in Maldives over ex-president’s detention

Controversial Bangladeshi blogger hacked to death

UNESCO alerts ICC on destroyed Iraqi artefacts

Qatar acquires choice Italian real estate

'Jihadi John': Haines widow wants militant caught alive

Japan police arrest teens for 'IS-inspired' killing

US flies advanced spy plane over disputed sea says officials

Fears mount for Iraq heritage after IS museum rampage

Eight Spanish combatants arrested after returning from Ukraine

Mass protest in Maldives over ex-leader's arrest

China bans ivory carving imports for one year

Stolen baby found in S.Africa after 17 years

Russia confirms will attend gas talks with EU, Ukraine

Indonesia to deport Australian journalist covering death row story

LAUTECH health workers urge payment of outstanding salaries

Ogun assembly challenges INEC on PVCs distribution

APC govt will transform Nigeria, says Aregbesola

Group endorses Ladoja, food vendors express support for Ajimobi

‘Plateau’s emergency in education yielding huge success’

Kwara Assembly passes N122.4b budget

Jang’s NGF wants immediate release of abducted American

Police arrest four with over 1000 PVCs in Benue

Orji mourns Onwuka Kalu

NEMA moves to check fire outbreaks in markets

Imo denies allegations of misappropriation of funds

Leprosy ravages Anambra, 14 new cases discovered

Thursday, February 26, 2015

New Sokoto CP assures of hitch free poll

Why I want to be a senator, by Wamakko

INEC achieves 82% permanent voters cards distribution in Kano

Police uncover den of Islamic sect, arrest six, leader escapes

US spy chief James Clapper highlights cyber threats

Historic indigenous objects return to Australia

Lupita Nyong'o $150,000 Oscar dress stolen

Violence in Athens ahead of Germany vote

Khalid al-Fawwaz guilty of US embassy bombings

'Jihadi John' named as Mohammed Emwazi from London

President visits Mubi, Baga, meets monarch, others

Twin bomb blasts hit Jos motor park

Senate moves to create alternative budget office

‘Ondo PDP crisis over celebrated’

Ogboru calls for election timetable reversal

Suicide bomber kills self, 19 others in Borno

Govt moves to quicken resolution of electricity consumers’ complaints

Gbajabiamila apologises over comment on Deputy Speaker Ihedioha

Yoruba leaders back Jonathan over confab report

Soyinka to review Dele Cole’s book on Lagos

Onaiyekan urges govt funding of private varsities

S’Court okays aide’s confessional statement in trial of Borishade, others

Police arraign 18 suspects, 22 others over Oshodi mayhem

PDP clears Gombe gov of alleged anti-party activities

President’s wife woos Delta women

S’South residents in Lagos pledge support for Ambode, Buhari

Group faults calls for Mbu’s redeployment

Synagogue building erected under standard procedures, says construction company

Rights group urges N’Assembly to purge Budget 2015 of waste

Police parade robbers, traffickers, others

NDLEA arrests two ex-convicts

1.4m PVCs still uncollected in Lagos, says Fashola

Pro-democracy group warns against interim government

How Obasanjo foisted Yar’Adua on Nigeria, by Fayose

Iheanacho, Yahaya missing, as Garba picks 21 for African Youth Championship

Warri Wolves’ opponents storm Lagos without passport, one player detained

Mimiko reaffirms commitment to grassroots football development

Ilaboya wins Edo FA election, Ogunjobi, Odeniran, others also triumph

Keshi’s utterances not professional, says Anyansi

Oshonaike eyes first World Tour title

GTBank’s  Masters Cup Season Four enters knock-out stage

Heineken House Lagos ushers in ‘Season of Surprises’

Two blasts rock Jos, Biu

NERC prescribes micro-grid power generation for industrial clusters

Olorunsogo ll power station not commissioned by Obasanjo, says NDPHC

Oil prices edge higher towards $62 a barrel

Mortgage firm plans housing scheme for young people

Germane investment issues in Africa, by Ecobank boss

ELAN canvasses economic development through leasing

2015 Federation Cup competitions begin March 7

LASU students get excess fees refund

Buhari vows to 'lead from the front' against Boko Haram

APC seeks arrest of Borno IPAC executives over call for interim govt

Jonathan pays surprise visit to Mubi

IPAC urges INEC to shift polls in Borno by six months

CBN approves appointment of 4 directors for Unity Bank

Toll from Kano, Nigeria bombings rises to 34, says union

Army chief, Minima, visits Baga, vows 'war is almost ended'

Buhari’s Speech at chatham house, London

Merkel MPs in Germany back help for Greece

IS militant 'Jihadi John' named as Mohammed Emwazi from London

Guatemala ex-President Alfonso Portillo freed from US jail

Argentina Congress votes to dissolve intelligence agency

North Korea reflagging ships to evade sanctions says UN

South Korean court decriminalises adultery

Washington DC legalises marijuana possession and use

RBS reports £3.5bn loss for 2014

Netanyahu 'not correct' on Iran nuclear talks says Kerry

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Court awards N500, 000 against ESWAMA for human rights abuse

Enugu Government dismisses report on minimum wage

Unpaid Imo contractors protest in Owerri

South East Muslims commend Nigeria’s unity

Standard bearers shun Kwara guber debate

‘Aliyu right to side-step deputy’

2015 elections: Police in Oyo State assure journalists, others of safety

Tertiary institutions students rally for Jonathan’s re-election

Okocha drags Rotimi Amaechi, NJC to court

Delta hospital raises alarm over unclaimed bodies

Ex-prison chief, others jailed over oil theft

Cash transactions were irregular in aviation ministry, says witness

Agbaje denies tax evasion allegations

Yoruba leaders meet in Ibadan

‘Only few Yoruba in APC are against Jonathan’s reelection’

Forum seeks peaceful election, urges support for president

The silver lining in the cloud of postponement

Awo’s associate backs Benin chief’s stance against Jonathan

Govt revenue drops by N80.248b

Reps in rowdy session over use of troops for elections

FEC guarantees $400m loan for Lagos, others

Presidency explains success in anti-Boko Haram war

More evidence back preventing HIV infection in high-risk persons with AIDS drugs

Senate to monitor kerosene subsidy implementation

SERAP petitions UN over insurance levy in federal schools

Police indicts ex-gov for money laundering

MOSOP decries increasing political violence in Ogoniland

Abia politicians sign peace accord

PDP planning to rig polls with army, Oshiomhole alledges

Rivers commissioner threatens to sue PDP over allegation

NANS backs Jonathan, tasks students on peaceful elections

Amajimbos beat Golden Eaglets 1-0, qualify for final

Stop misplacing priority, name coach now, Chukwu tells NFF

Opeyemi wants government to immortalize Okoya-Thomas

Greensprings/Kanu Football Camp registration begins

Nigeria’s daily subsidy on fuel hits N1.5 billion

Firms inject N300b fresh fund into power sector

Stakeholders seek suspension of new electricity tariff

NCC to boost mobile broadband with 70/80GHz bands’ auction

Fitch affirms Stanbic IBTC’s‘AAA(nga)’ ratings

Afghan avalanches kill 108

Georgia to execute female inmate for first time in 70 years

Syrian Kurds cut IS supply line near Iraq, fears for Christians mount

Meshref believes Egypt will continue dominance of Lagos Open

Five athletes to go, as AFN picks Ethiopia-bound squad Thursday

Pillars, Wolves, Dolphins to play CAF club games on Saturday

Bank launches ‘Road to Anfield 2015’

Ighodalo explains criteria used in choosing Nigeria Pitch Awards’ final nominees

2015 Federation Cup competition begins next week

Over 112, 000 PVCs still uncollected at Ajeromi-Ifelodun, says REC

Grand Product launches Elemax generator SV Series

Support for SMEs now urgent, says Heritage Bank

Skye Bank commences instant ATM card issuance

Keshi loses out in race for Burkina Faso job

Benue APC gov candidate sues media houses for N3b

Sliding revenue stirs fresh anxiety for 2015 budget

Okocha sues Amaechi, NJC over Rivers CJ seat

Court upholds top cop’s seven-year jail term

NIS deports 500 illegal immigrants, impounds PVCs in Kebbi

Anambra discovers 14 new cases of leprosy

Anti-Boko Haram Nigerian activist wins Japan peace prize

Ondo residents to enjoy free medical service from March 10

Lagos doctors insist on outstanding pay

Edo 200 bed hospital ready this year, says Oshiomhole

INEC distributes 72 per cent PVCs in Osun

Afghanistan's Panjshir hit by deadly avalanches

Osun senior civil servants begins strike on Feb. 27

Tide turned against Boko Haram

Election: Concerned Nigerians blame violence on lack of conscience

Sambo meets party chiefs, others in Kaduna

Crisis rocks Edo SDP over Reps ticket

Greater Manchester 'to control £6bn NHS budget'

ISIS holds 150 Christian hostages, threaten to kill them

Missing UK girls believed to be in Syria

Fifa rules out compensation for unhappy clubs

Paris night drone mystery deepens

The dilemma over when to strike Mosul

Most British Muslims 'oppose Muhammad cartoons reprisals'

Eddie Ray Routh guilty of American Sniper Chris Kyle's murder

Jamaica decriminalises marijuana use

Tasers drawn on '400 children in 2013'

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

HSBC bosses to answer MPs' questions

Australia plans fees for foreign property investors

Imo commuters groan as fuel station operators embark on indefinite strike

IPAC warns against political violence

Enugu to enforce building completion certification

Abia group demands equity over ministerial nominees

Group calls on Oyo governorship candidates to undergo fitness test

Osun State union leaders disagree on protest over non-payment of salaries

Ogun PDP, APC trade words over billboards destruction

$200m World Bank credit: Stop appropriating our effort for Jonathan, Ajimobi tells Akinjide, Ladoja

Adamawa monarch urges displaced people to return home

Borno agency moves to boost IGR, ease tax payments

Witness admits collecting N40m from alleged N1.6b fraud sum

WAI chief cautions officials against graft at polls

Amnesty calls on UN powers to lose veto on genocide votes

Brazil lorry drivers' roadblocks 'affecting exports'

India under pressure to deliver on 'Modinomics' in budget

Broken Taraba PDP, Nyame to the rescue

‘Why APC aspirants are working for Ambode’

I’m fulfilled as Lagos State governor, says Fashola

Mark tasks Senate on speedy passage of 2015 budget

Reps to probe Mbu’s alleged order for police to kill in retaliation

ASUU condemns Falaki’s murder, seeks probe

APC campaign group asks govt, NIMASA to account for cabotage funds

Marine Platforms boosts capacity in oil sector with local vessel

Eulogies as Jonathan, Bayelsans bury female politicians

Lamido justifies decision to remain in PDP

Court grants Fani-Kayode leave to travel abroad

Ateke Tom, others caution parties against rallies in Okrika

Obasanjo’s membership card had expired, says PDP

Nigeria gets $30m World Bank aid on climate change

Court refers another Jonathan eligibility suit to appeal

Clergyman urges PDP, APC to end campaigns of calumny

Court to conclude inquest into Synagogue building collapse in March

No automatic shirts for Oshoala, Oparanozie, others, says Okon

Golden Eaglets ready for tough Amajimbos’ challenge, says Amuneke

Wenger to tutor Okocha, Kanu, Amodu, others on match reading techniques

Mobil Sports: Elegbeleye identifies with grassroots concept

Govt moves to bridge $2.4tr infrastructure funding gap

Oil marketers allay fears of fuel scarcity despite N264b unpaid subsidy

Polytechnic teachers suspend planned strike action

Osun legislators pass N201 billion 2015 budget into law

‘Low transaction volume bane of stock brokerage’

Forte Oil declares N6.01b profit-before-tax

NBC may suspend licenses of some broadcast stations

Warri Wolves in ‘operation no mercy’ for Burkinabes

Obasanjo didn’t commission Olorunsogo ll power plant, says NDPHC

Lagos to hold evening of tributes for late Okoya-Thomas

Spain arrests four over recruitment of Muslims for violence

Drones spotted flying over Paris landmarks

Blast kills 12 at Kano motor park

Jonathan eulogises as Shagari clocks 90 on Wednesday

Why Lamido did not defect to APC

Oscar Pistorius case: Judge's appeal ruling challenged

California train derails after collision with truck

Czech Republic shooting: 'Eight die' in Uhersky Brod

Scores injured as train, truck collide in U.S.

Court censors Kenyan anti-terror laws

Abuja indigenes sue FG over non-inclusion in FEC

Edo road crash claims three, injures five

Oscars ceremony watched by lowest audience in six years

Panama sentences ex-chief judge for corruption

More than 100 animals rescued from overcrowded Mexico zoo

I’m not on social media, says Obasanjo

Blast rips through bus in Potiskum, say witnesses

OECD: Boosting UK productivity is key to prosperity

UN climate head Pachauri resigns

Afghanistan kidnap: Gunmen seize 30 Hazara men in Zabul

Alan Barnes attack: Man pleads guilty

The Colombian gang 'sold kidnap victims to ELN guerrilla'

Election 2015: Green leader Bennett launches campaign

Islamic State 'abducts 90 Christians in Syria'

Teenage pregnancies hit record low

Rats 'not main cause of Black Death'

Australia strips Rolf Harris of honours

Ad-blocking software is 'worse than Superfish'

Australia investigates detention centre on abuse reports.

Joko Widodo: No foreign interference on death penalty

Greece submits proposed reforms in bid for loan extension

US-South Korea joint military drills announced

'Victims' law' proposals from Labour panel

Oil and gas industry in 'bleak' 2014, finds survey

Monday, February 23, 2015

Kenya anti-terror laws: Court scraps main clauses

Sir Malcolm Rifkind security committee role questioned

Maldives ex-leader dragged into court by police

Libya crisis: UN talks between rival governments suspended

Greece bailout: Government unveils reform summary after press leaks

Hollande calls for tougher laws on anti-Semitism and race hate

Texas authorities regain control of prison after inmates riot

Israel PM 'differed' with Mossad on Iran, says report

Homeland security cash stand-off over US migrant policy

Australia investigates detention centre abuse reports

Palestinian groups face $218m Israel attacks fine in US

Politics, Governance & Development

Russia's Vladimir Putin says war 'unlikely'

WHO urges single-use syringes, action over MERS virus

Hearing in suits to stop Buhari stalled

Agbaje charges Lagos on doctors’ welfare

Nigeria, Congo, E’Guinea seek more foreign support against Boko Haram

Court frees Babalakin, others of N4.7b fraud charge, EFCC rejects verdict

Nigeria introduces new vaccine regime to fight polio

Court nullifies sack of FAAN chief, orders payment of salaries

Cape Verde woman jailed for drug trafficking

Insurgency: Sub-regional trade hit in Nigeria’s N’East

Low liquidity hikes money market rates

Atomic power project on course, says Jonathan

‘Right monetary policies critical to economic prosperity’

Microsoft to end support for Windows Server 2003 by July

NFF won’t stop Keshi’s quest for Burkina Faso job

Pinnick to meet Mourinho, Pelegrini, Rogers over Ibe, Solanke, others

Man City seeks Iheanacho’s inclusion in Flying Eagles’ AYC squad

Draws for 13th  Bankole Olumide Aluko tourney hold Wednesday

Govt, PDP can’t buy Nigerians at polls, says Kwankwaso

Jonathan, God’s greatest gift to Nigeria, Moro insists

Group charges INEC on free, fair election

GTB Lagos State Principals Cup Season Six hits quarterfinals

Russia offers Iran latest anti-aircraft missiles

France seizes passports of six ‘Syria-bound’ citizens

Kidnapped Auchi Poly lecturer dumped by river

Kano PVC distribution hits 82%, says INEC

Police chief flays Rivers politicians for breaching peace pact

U.S., allies bombard IS locations in Syria, Iraq

Ex-Anambra gov, Mbadinuju, dumps PDP for APC

Chatam House confirms Buhari’s speaking engagement on Thursday

Aide defends Niger gov’s handover to Speaker

Greece moves to extend bail-out’s lifespan

Eunisell Solutions moves to fast-track marginal fields operations

BoI disburses N57 million loan to 13 entrepreneurs in Kogi

NB Plc partners Psaltry to optimize cassava productivity

Troops urged to capture Boko Haram leader alive

Boko Haram violence hits fish industry in Maiduguri

Greece, Ukraine weigh on German business sentiment

Egypt jails 2011 revolt activist Abdel Fattah for 5 years

US Pentagon chief vows 'lasting defeat' against IS

Liberians rejoice as Ebola curfew is lifted

Japan farm minister resigns over money scandal

WHO urges shift to single-use smart syringes

Egypt jails blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah for five years

Ukraine says no weapons pull-back until full ceasefire

HSBC blames 'challenging year' as profit falls 17%

Bangladesh unrest toll tops 100 as more bodies found

Bank of Japan members cast doubt on inflation target:

France deploys aircraft carrier in Gulf for IS fight

‘My PDP successor will sustain youth empowerment scheme’ says Orji

NAFDAC destroys N500m fake, expired drugs in Awka

Pro-Biafran group urges Igbo to boycott 2015 polls

‘PVCs’ found in refuse dumps in Enugu

Cholera outbreak kills six, eight hospitalized in Ebonyi

Immigration repatriates 166 illegal immigrants in Ogun

2015 elections: Amosun calls for unbiased policing

Ladoja decries poor condition of state-owned hospitals

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Bangladesh ferry collision kills dozens

Thai students jailed for insulting monarch in play

Benin monarch’s brother flays Edebiri’s critics

Peterside expresses concern over political violence in Rivers

‘Aliyu violated constitution in handing over to speaker’

Jang didn’t impose Pwajok on Plateau, says group

Security, judiciary collaboration inevitable for fair election, says Kogi CJ

My husband hale, hearty, says Buhari’s wife, as APC wants Ekiti’s alleged rigging tape probed

Civil society coalition, Agbakoba caution against inciting utterances

Presidency to deploy technology over pipeline vandals, says Jonathan

Turkey enters Syria to remove precious Suleyman Shah tomb

Hungarian PM Orban loses two-thirds 'super-majority'

Al-Azhar top cleric calls for religious teaching reform

US security chief warns shoppers after terror threat

Australia PM Tony Abbott to unveil anti-terror strategy

Straw and Rifkind deny 'cash for access' wrongdoing

Jonathan, the face of modern Nigeria

Struggle between old and new order in Kwara 2015 elections

Rotary International marks 110th anniversary, pledges service to humanity

Govt bans overseas training for workers

Researchers alert on rising cases of drug-resistant malaria, WHO approves first quick test for Ebola

APC gets ultimatum to withdraw allegation against NIMASA

PDP seeks probe into alleged beating of Imo widows

NDLEA decries plight of Nigerians on death row

Golden Eaglets resume training ahead semifinals

Under-23 team not there yet, says Siasia

Elegbeleye commends National Cadet teams’ weekend performances

Owu Sportswear, Kwara United deal thrills LMC

Anambra FA crisis worries AVSJA

Garba declares Flying Eagles ready for African Youth Championship

Lagos Lawn Tennis Club holds service of songs for Okoya-Thomas

Onaolapo, Omotayo upbeat ahead Lagos ITTF World Tour

Mobil schools sports final gets March 7 date

Agnes House wins Maryland Convent sports meet

Gunmen abduct Rivers worker at APC rally

New IS video shows Kurdish fighters in cages

Pope gets away from Vatican to work on correcting ‘defects’

Ukraine army, separatists prepare weapons’ withdrawal

Turkish incursion is ‘flagrant aggression’, says Syria

CAN denies threatening members for backing Buhari

Police rescue abducted Kogi council official

Jigawa PDP gov aspirant cross-carpets to APC

Interim govt insinuation treasonable, says Jonathan

Again, Fayose tackles Buhari, predicts defeat

Optimism trails CBN’s new monetary policy

2015 Polls: Group tasks media, CSOs on impartiality

Sacked Yemeni leader denounces ‘coupists’

Our plans to reduce Nigeria’s housing deficit, by Kumo

Venezuela inditcts opposition mayor for treason

Sterling Bank partners group on capacity building

Two killed as blast rocks Ukrainian rally

UBA wins awards at MasterCard’s cash-less champions’ event

Afrinvest emerges best asset management firm

Dozens die in Bangladeshi ferry mishap

Mobile money initiative life transforming, says Paga

Stanbic IBTC to drive SMEs, growth through social media

Oscars 2015: Birdman battles Boyhood

HSBC left itself open to criminal charges, says Lord Macdonald

Ukraine crisis: Deadly bomb blast hits rally in Kharkiv

Maldives ex-leader Nasheed arrested

Sydney siege: 18 calls to hotline before Monis attack

Danny Alexander calls for corporate tax evasion crackdown

US and UK accused of hacking Sim card firm to steal codes

Kuwait jails opposition leader for insulting ruler

Britain to mull new laws on tax evasion

Turkey evacuates tomb, troops in Syria incursion

Greek debt deal: PM Alexis Tsipras warns of 'difficulties'

US to consider new Russia sanctions

Turkey enters Syria to evacuate Suleyman Shah tomb

Ukraine crisis: Rebels 'agree' weapon pullout dates

UK security services 'failed' over Syria girls

China protests after India PM visits frontier region

Saturday, February 21, 2015

1,500 homes damaged by Cyclone Marcia in Australia

Yemen crisis: Rebel actions 'illegitimate', says ex-president

Turkish troops 'pass through Kobane' in Syria

Black activist Malcolm X's assassination marked in New York

Ukraine crisis: Prisoner swap boosts ceasefire

As ruble weakens, Central Asian migrants head back home

Dickson: Rivers Cannot Pose Big Challenge To President’s Re-election

Okoko: Weak Institutions, Lack Of Ideology Cause Electoral Crisis

Sha: Hold The Elite Culpable For Poll Shift

Political Campaigns: How PDP Made A Difference In Akure

Soludo’s Thesis Versus Jonathan’s Fading Excitement In South East

The Storm Of Change Is Brewing In Nigeria

Again, Jonathan Pledges To Implement Confab Report

PDP Accuses APC Of Plotting To Use Fake Soldiers

Beware Of Money Bags, INEC Warns Staffers

Police Probe Disruption Of APC Rally In Okrika

Kukah Urges Police To Obey Rules Of Engagement

Group Kicks Against Interim Govt, Urges INEC To Conduct Credible Elections

Dream Team VI ‘Destroy’ Gabon In Libreville

APC Accuses PDP, Fayose Of Trailing Buhari In London

Jonathan Commissions Turbine At Egbin Power Station

UITH Consolidates Gains Of ‘Keep Fit’ Initiative

‘Gov. Elechi Not Working For Jonathan’

Cholera Outbreak: Six Dead, Eight Others Hospitalised In Ebonyi

Nollywood Stars In Jos, Sue For Peace

Enugu Govt Criminalises Trading Along Rail Tracks

Orphanage Home Operator Seeks Neutral Presidential Candidate 

Akwa Ibom 2015: Group Mobilises For PDP Candidate

Lagos PDP Lauds Obanikoro’s Nomination

Former President Hadi Flees Capital

Mugabe Marks 91st Birthday Amidst Concerns

We would hold Fayose responsible if anything happens to Buhari, says APC campaign council

Boko Haram kills six Nigerien soldiers, torch houses in Karamga border attacks

Military claims recapture of Baga from Boko Haram

Interrogating Nigeria’s Jobless Growth

Nigerians’ Definition Of Employment Is Faulty, Says Danise

Creating 2m Jobs Every Year (1)

 Predictive Analytics Driving An Increasingly Networked Economy

PDP Chides Fashola, APC Over Delayed Council Poll

Abia Group Demands Equity Over Ministerial Appointment

Vote Wisely To Turn Nigeria Around, says Fadayini

US, Britain mulling 'extra sanctions' against Russia, says Kerry

NIS urges public to disregard money-for-job offers

2015 Elections: UN reiterates support to Nigeria

Jonathan commissions Olorunsogo Power Plant

Comptroller confirms attempted jail break at Calabar prison

Kukah tasks politicians on Nigeria’s unity, development

Military's recent gains against Boko Haram excites group

France's Hollande says Greek bailout extension 'good compromise'

India vows tough action over energy documents 'leak'

Kristen Stewart makes history, 'Timbuktu' wins big at France's Cesars

France seeks Silicon Valley allies in war on terror

Ukraine prisoner swap announced under battered truce

Afghanistan conflict: Ash Carter makes first visit

Caracas mayor held over alleged coup plot in Venezuela

Yemen's Hadi leaves Sanaa after weeks of house arrest

10 foreign workers perish in Abu Dhabi fire

Residents return to Gamboru seized from Boko Haram

Syria crisis: Fears grow for three UK schoolgirls

Fire rips through Torch skyscraper in Dubai

Russians to rally in Moscow to mark 'coup'

Greece in tough climbdown on radical debt promises

Australia clears up after 'devastating' twin cyclones

Ukraine crisis: Russians to rally in Moscow to mark 'coup'

US, Latin America worry over Venezuela tensions

Shipping firms, dockers union reach tentative deal on US ports

Pakistan terror wave sparks rare criticism of Saudi Arabia

Friday, February 20, 2015

India struggles with deadly swine flu outbreak

Three UK schoolgirls 'travelling to Syria'

Deadly cold hits US East for second day

Fire rips through Dubai skyscraper

Why APGA Is Supporting Jonathan, By Umeh

‘Ogun Deserves A Purposeful, Visionary Leader’

‘Women Want A Chance In All Leadership Positions’

The Undercurrents In Okorocha, Onwuliri Feud

Ben Murray-Bruce, Senatorial Ambition, And Campaign Tours

‘Oyo People Want Me Back As Governor’

Dissecting Ahmed’s Scorecard In Kwara

Gordon Brown Renews Plea For Release Of Chibok Schoolgirls

Security Agents Foil Jailbreak Attempt In Calabar

Group Pledges Support For Yero’s Second Term

Crisis Between Aliyu, Deputy Deepens, As Gov Hands Over To Speaker

JAMB Allays Fears Over Exclusion Of Visually Impaired From 2015 UTME Computer-Based Test

FG To Boost Power By 5,700 Megawatts By December

Election Shift Saved Nigeria Huge Embarrassment, Says PDP

APC Wants Rights Commission To Investigate Fayose Over Political Violence In Ekiti

Gaidam Urges Residents To Be ‘Extra-Vigilant’ To Curb Insurgency

Buhari’s London Trip Is For Medical Treatment, Fayose Alleges

Delta Partners UNICEF On Maternal Health

SCOAN Building Collapse Prohibition Suit: Court Fixes March 3 For Ruling

Taraba Women Support Jonathan Re-election Bid

VC, Others Berate Poor Reading Culture

Kogi Police Give 30-Day Ultimatum To Motorcyclists

Gunmen Attack Ortom, Disrupt Sambe’s Funeral

Group Compiles Jonathan’s Achievements In Book

Siasia Won’t Gamble Iwobi Against Gabon

No Mistakes, Amuneke Charges Golden Eaglets

50 shades of what?

Govt commits $8.26b in power sector via IPPs

Don King Rescued My Boxing Career, Says Obisia

Nigerian Elections And I

Indian PM’s suit auctioned for $690,000

Senegal names new soccer coach March 5

Freed B’Haram abductees ‘reunite’ with families

Indian police arrest four as Nigerian alleges gang-rape

APCPCO accuses NIMASA of ‘hate campaign’ against Buhari

WHO okays swift test for Ebola

Blasts claim 25, injure 30 in Libya

Indian Nobel winner says government meddling in universities

Woman in Sweden denies locking up daughters 'for years'

Thai military officer killed in F-16 jet crash says official

Kano Govt. to assist victims of GSM Market fire disaster

INEC restates commitment on IDP voting

Tokyo investors eye on down-to-wire Greek debt talks

Dozen wounded as car bomb rips through southern Thai town

Greece, Germany face-off in last chance debt talks

One killed, 12 injured as cargo train derails in Mozambique

Thailand bans surrogacy for foreigners after scandals

Yanukovych: former Ukraine president who 'vanished from history'

We underrated Guinea, Golden Eaglets confess

Pillars, Heartland upbeat ahead of new season

Head of India's Bihar quits after losing party backing

Passengers injured in Swiss train collision

Evolution 'favours bigger sea creatures'

Macaulay, Omu, Onowakpo, others swing Isoko for Jonathan, Okowa

Issues in Plateau’s political landscape

Putin critic Alexei Navalny given 15-day jail sentence

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Telegraph editorial 'makes no apology' over HSBC coverage

UK and EU 'badly misread'

Eurozone set for vital loan talks

UK jets intercept Russian aircraft near British airspace

ISIS burned up to 40 people alive in Iraq

Abid Naseer trial: MI5 agent gives evidence in long wig

France PM Valls wins confidence vote over market reforms

Ukraine conflict: Truce violations 'deeply trouble' US

Mali signs UN ceasefire to end conflict with northern rebels

Iraq-Kurdish force of 25,000 'to retake Mosul from IS'

Record-breaking cold descends on eastern US

'Destructive' tropical cyclone Marcia hits Queensland

‘Jimi Agbaje cannot be pushed around’

Beyond Abuja accord

Teenager guilty of plot to behead soldier

New approach to blocking HIV raises hopes for AIDS vaccine

Appeal court reserves ruling on Jonathan’s eligibility

Delta PDP expels ex-speaker Ochei, Omo-Agege, others

There won’t be interim govt, says Abdulsalami

Tambuwal, Wali shun peace parley in Sokoto

Yoruba leaders insist on implementation of confab report

Reps rule out tenure elongation for Jonathan

Ministry shuts three warehouses in Lagos

NYSC partners agency on girls’ education

Govt seeks funding options for almajiri schools

APC plotting to undermine security at polls, says PDP

Buhari off to UK

WCA’s investment summit holds March

APC, PDP bicker over alleged plot to use religion for votes

Why PDP is jittery, by Lagos APC spokesperson, Igbokwe

Court rules March 5 on Obanikoro’s eligibility suit

Over one million voters in Ogun yet to get PVCs, says Amosun

Immigration repatriates 166 illegal immigrants

Olunloyo sure of Alao-Akala’s victory in Oyo guber election

Aregbesola urges Christians to pray for Nigeria at Lent

Nigeria leads S’Africa, Kenya, others in eCommerce adoption

Oil prices fall below $59 on record-high U.S. stocks

Horrific source of ISIS budget uncovered

Earnings from mobile money in sub-Saharan Africa to hit $1.5 billion

Panic as U.S. cuts Somalia’s remitance lifeline

Court restrains Toyota from trading on Lexus trademark

LMC insists on March 2015 kick-off for Glo Premier League

All set for Warri tennis coaching clinic Season Two

Commonwealth gold medalists battle for honour at 1st AFTU Taekwondo Opens

Military bombards Sambisa forest, Gwoza

IG warns policemen against embarking on strike

Okah okays self fit for trial

Reps suspend debate on use of military for elections

Green re-elected Rivers FA Chairman

TUC, others advise NLC to ensure hitch-free election

Monkey set to inherit fortune from childless Indian couple

Jonathan promises routing of Boko Haram sect, inaugurates 4 NN ships

158 abducted victims of insurgency reunite with families in Yobe

FG sends 32 Nigerians to assist Tanzania’s education sector

Fans optimistic Golden Eaglets will qualify for youth World Cup

First rain: Don urges farmers not to rush to plant

Four feared killed in Barkin-Ladi attacks

Boko Haram hit by Chadian assault in Nigeria, say residents

UN urges Syria to release activisits, lawyers and others

Expert wants SON, NCS to ensure imported electrical equipment are standard

Victims of Balogun market fire decry exploitation by estate agents

Greece asks eurozone for loan extension

French government braces for confidence vote

Australian David Hicks 'relieved' after terror conviction quashed

National ID: 6m Nigerians register

Zimbabwe ruling party expels top official in purge

Thousands flood onto capital's streets after Burundi journalist

Strike creates turbulence for Air France-KLM

Inflation negative in France for first time in 5 years

India clears $8 bn plan to build warships

Ukraine's peacekeeper call aims to destroy truce deal says Russia

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Ukraine conflict: Poroshenko calls for UN peacekeepers

WHO urges billions to fight neglected tropical diseases

Australian David Hicks overturns US terrorism conviction

Thai ex-PM Yingluck to be indicted over rice subsidy

Libya urges UN to lift arms embargo to tackle IS

Cricket: Cyclone Marcia clears path for Aussie assault

NICE 'sets price too high for NHS medicines'

Barack Obama says US 'at war with those perverting Islam'

Warship that inspired 'African Queen' still going at 100

Fed minutes boost Tokyo shares but Sydney, Wellington dip

US court tosses Australian's Guantanamo conviction

Obama says World must fight 'false promises' of extremism

More than 400,000 rally in Buenos Aires over Nisman death

PDP battling to reclaim Nasarawa from APC

Udom Emmanuel promises to immortalise Vincent Enyeama

Between two bad choices I still won’t vote for Buhari

Election shift a blessing, says Jega

Lagos retains death penalty to check violent crimes

National Assembly approves independent candidacy

Borno PDP accuses APC of torching campaign offices, others

‘NIMC enrols six million Nigerians’

Sambo leads delegation to The Gambia’s golden jubilee

CAN alleges 40% of Christians yet to collect PVCs in Bauchi

‘TAN’s aid to internally-displaced persons beyond support for Jonathan’

NLC fixes March 12 for fresh election

Ita-Giwa wants Friday work-free day until election week

French govt warns rebels

Blast kills two at Shi’ite mosque in Pakistan’s Rawalpindi

NEMA moves to rehabilitate internally displaced persons in Adamawa

Ex-NIMASA boss seeks to stop trial

Golden Eaglets force Guinea to 1-1 draw

‘No qualified boxing managers in Nigeria’

Nigeria risks FIFA ban if Alex Iwobi is not cleared

Lack of visible structure, coach stall NFF’s bid to secure sponsors

Siasia leads former Super Eagles’ campaign against kidney disease

South African club drops Uzoenyi from Champions League squad

Wenger pledges co-operation with NFF, as Pinnick meets Nigerian players in Diaspora

CBN closes official forex windows

Govt seeks global action on poverty eradication

Global LNG demand to reach 490bcfpd by 2035

Lagos records 83% budget performance in 2014

Chamber, UKTI to lure more British investors into Nigeria’s economy

2015 Elections: Senate satisfied with INEC’s readiness, card reader

African U-17 Championship: Golden Eaglets scrape 1-1 draw with Guinea

MPs grill Zuma over chaos during State of Nation address

IG orders probe of Rivers APC gov rally shooting

Lagos re-okays death penalty to prevent murder, armed robbery

Aliyu appoints speaker as acting governor

Defendant’s illness stalls Cynthia Osokogwu’s murder trial

Nigeria retools power sector, eyes regional training hub

Govt gets EU’s backing on food safety initiative

Foreign investors stake interest in May & Baker

Militants kill four Tunisian cops, confiscate arms

B’Faso shortlists Keshi, two others for manager job

Gambian independence party blighted by abuse reports

Insurgents suffer heavy casualties, say military

Any further vote delay 'unconstitutional', says Jega

Bangladesh Islamist sentenced to death for 1971 war crimes

Kurdish forces repulse jihadist attack south of Arbil

Hollande, Merkel, Putin, Poroshenko to talk Wednesday

Indonesian president dumps police chief nominee in bid to end scandal

Syria regime ready for Aleppo ceasefire, UN envoy says

Battle rages for key Ukraine town as US accuses Russia

Chinese MH370 relatives protest at Malaysia PM's office

Boko Haram threatens Nigerian elections after fresh violence

Dozens of Ukraine army tanks, vehicles seen leaving Debaltseve

British aid worker shot dead in South Sudan

Italy warns world time running out to address IS threat in Libya

Rolls-Royce to launch its first SUV

Italy says 'evident risk' of ISIS merging with Libyan militias

Threats have no place in diplomacy, Indonesia tells Australia

Modi vows to end India status as top defence importer

Fighting breaks out in Turkish parliament

Bank of Japan holds off new stimulus despite weak growth

China's Web giants do battle over 'hong bao' ahead of New Year

Civilians recount fierce attack on Myanmar aid convoy

Qatar Airways denies staff need permission to marry

Energy customers miss big savings, says CMA inquiry

Doctors 'should snoop on antibiotic prescribing'

US warns Russia as UN backs ceasefire deal

Nepal changes Everest route after avalanche deaths

Japan Post in $5.1bn takeover bid for Australia's Toll

Policeman says may reveal all in Malaysia murder scandal

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Syria 'agrees to stop Aleppo strikes for six weeks'

Foreign complaints as Nikkei scoops Japan's inside line

Oil prices fall in Asian trade

INEC distributes 70 % PVCs in Ondo

Oyo CP warns troublemakers

Mimiko sure of Jonathan’s landslide victory in Southwest

Law will take its course in Ekiti petition, says APC

Candidate queries Niger LP’s substitution of name

No amount of intimidation will distract me, says Ortom

Rep accuses Jonathan of poor handling of insurgency

Emerhor unveils agenda for Isoko

Benin Forum, Edebiri disagree over Buhari

Why corruption persists in Nigeria, by Okonjo-Iweala

NEPC, NIPC synergise to stimulate investments in export trade

Honour for a senator by journalists

Ekiti State PDP decries appeal court’s emphasis on use of military in election

Safety fears prompt change to Everest climbing route

Small publishers flourish in Spain's crisis

Australia mulls tougher food screening after China hepatitis scare

US pays Philippines over USS Guardian reef damage

US hosts anti-extremism summit after global terror attacks

Ukraine crisis: US warns Russia as UN backs ceasefire deal

Greece eyes EU loan deal without painful bailout duties

Where is my PVC?

‘Danger of Jonathan making Mimiko sole anchor-man’

‘Why I resigned from Labour Party’

Understanding the Okowa essence in Delta

INEC distributes 52.2m PVCs, Ondo kicks

‘LP vindicated by Nwanyanwu’s exit’

APC leaders urge security agencies to be neutral at elections

Terrorists kill eight in Borno, U.S. pledges aid to Nigerian troops

Today is Ash Wednesday

Agbaje exonerates self from clash

Abia PDP faults Obasanjo’s exit

Niger APC demands release of detained supporters

Govt to sanction MDAs over promotions, declaration of vacancies

‘A new HIV strain becomes full-blown AIDS in three years’

10m Igbo may be disenfranchised, says S’East PDP

Panel indicts NCAA on surveillance, oversight functions

Delta clarifies status of shares in Transcorp, Midwestern Oil firm

CJ asks Lagos to pay judiciary workers as Fashola faults strike

Police avert violence in Edo over PVC

Golden Eaglets battle Guinea for semifinal ticket

Iwobi, Sokari, 19 others in Siasia’s squad for Gabon

Chukwueze ready to rumble, as team waits on Michael

LMC holds 2014/15 Glo League draws Wednesday

GOtv boxing seminar holds Wednesday

Govt’s daily fuel subsidy bill hits N632.8 million

Nigeria ends 2014 with 139m active telephone lines

CIS, ICAN, NBA seal five-year pact for Nigeria’s economic development

Pinnick meets parents of Akpom, Iwobi, others in London

Gusau, Fresh, others retain states’ FA chairmanship seats

OWU, Kwara United sign kit deal

Iraq Shiite militias defend oil-rich Kirkuk from ISIS

Suicide bomber kills three in Yobe

APC leaders meet in Abuja

Greece nominates ex-conservative minister as president

Egypt seeks invasion of Libya for IS militants’ decimation

Explosions, gunshots abort APC rally in Rivers

Morsi, 198 others for military tribunal over post-ouster crisis

Seven Energy bags award, assures better deal in oil sector

Senate summons Jega over rescheduled elections

14 feared killed in Borno twin blasts

Islamic State militants 'burn to death 45 in Iraq'

Indian bike maker Royal Enfield to expand after Obama thumbs-up

Boko Haram attacks another town

Contractors task FG on outstanding debts

Ukraine crisis: Battle rages for Debaltseve despite truce

Nigeriens protest after regional force claims Boko Haram successes

Jonathan sends eight ministerial-nominees to Senate

Four arrested for insulting Turkey's Erdogan

Police begin 24-hour protection of schools in Sokoto

More than 10 killed in Carnival accident in Haiti

Syria regime forces launch new Aleppo offensive

Bath truck crash: Manslaughter suspects arrested

Combat raging inside Ukraine flashpoint Debaltseve

Greek stocks fall as debt deal talks stall

Egypt seeks UN mandate for Libya Islamic State intervention

Euro down on Greece fears, Asian equities mixed

German investor sentiment hits 12-month high in February

Tomorrow's mothers 'need obesity help'

Egypt's Sisi urges UN resolution for military intervention in Libya

Chapel Hill Muslim murders: Craig Hicks is indicted

Taliban ambush, kill six police in southern Afghanistan

Former Australian PMs in clemency appeal for Bali Nine drug pair

Eight communist rebels, four soldiers dead in Philippine clashes

Judge delays Obama immigration order

Bomb blast kills three in Pakistan's Lahore: police

Gambia at 50: isolated and berated for rights abuses

Fiery train crash forces W Virginia towns to evacuate

Australia outrage at greyhound 'live baiting' footage

Monday, February 16, 2015

Church to ask members to be active in election

Family court judges given power to order DNA tests

Ukraine crisis: Army and rebels stall heavy arms pullout

Transfer delayed but Indonesian executions to go ahead

Oyo AP candidate, Ladoja assures on road completion

Appeal court upholds Fayose’s election

NIESV inducts rights activist Omoregie

Sri Lanka UN war crimes report delayed until September

Primary pupils need sex-and-relationships education, say MPs

Australia's past prime ministers plead for lives of Bali pair

Minor tsunami hits Japan after undersea quake

S.Korea keeps interest rate at 2.0 percent

Jazeera journalist confident ahead of Egypt retrial

Tens of thousands in Copenhagen vigil for shooting victims

Greece bailout: Varoufakis 'willing' as talks collapse

The Northeast elections conundrum

Cameroon holding over 1,000 Boko Haram-affiliated suspects

US urges Russia, rebels to 'immediately' halt Ukraine attacks

Central African leaders discuss strategy to 'eradicate' Boko Haram

Cameroon army says 5 soldiers, 86 Boko Haram militants killed in clashes

Hope rises as military flushes out terrorists, reclaims Borno towns

Senate to prioritise 2015 budget on resumption Tuesday

APC alleges withdrawal of security personnel from border posts

Obi advises Nigerians in Diaspora against ‘change’ clamour

Anxiety as mortgage bank faces liquidity crisis

Party faults PDP on alleged buying of voters cards in Lagos

Suspects’ absence stalls arraignment in Ejigbo torture case

Labour Party pledges to aid NLC on election

Benin leaders differ over support for Jonathan

‘Creation of more councils would boost devt in Osun’

Obasanjo’s exit from PDP: Sagay, others hail action, Babatope, Adams kick

Inflation hits 8.2 per cent in January, says NBS

Court rules on Oyedepo’s N9b suit Mar 25

Nine die in rebel fire in Syrian’s Aleppo

‘Golden Eaglets ready for Guinea challenge’

Enyimba will do better in Cotonou, Sokari assures fans

Heineken ‘Champions the Match’ in new campaign

Ticket prices rise as Serena returns to Paribas Open

73 percent Nigerians now have PVCs, says INEC

‘Why power generation stays below 4,500MW’

Global cyber bank robbery hits $1 billion

Nigerian Breweries declares N37.2 billion dividend

Chukwu advises NFF to monitor players’ invitation to Eagles

Portugal, Russia, others join Lagos ITTF World Tour train

Eaglets’ opening day performance thrills Amuneke

ODSFA unveils new technical director, Ashworth

Sports veterans mourn Okoya Thomas

Lack of welfare for Nigerian players: Who is to blame?

Immigration denies ordering withdrawal of personnel from country borders

EU, ECOWAS meet Jonathan, urge peaceful polls

Govt names Duke supervisory minister of information

Six feared killed at APC rally in Maiduguri

Argentinian river overflows, kills six persons

Japan exits recession amid growth data concerns

Kenyan digital migration row knocks off TV stations

PDP leaders will not miss Obasanjo, says Anenih

Card readers will improve conduct of elections, says INEC

Military dislodges insurgents, reclaims Borno communities

Banks intensify efforts on customers’ biometric registration

SEC to penalise insurance firms that misappropriate capital market funds

Schools reopen as Liberia turns page on Ebola epidemic

EU resumes aid to Zimbabwe with $270 million package

Finally, Obasanjo dumps PDP, tears membership card

APC raises alarm over withdrawal of security personnel from border

Death toll rises to 13 in Damaturu attack

Russia vows to respond to 'illogical' EU sanctions

Ambode causes stir at the malls

Obasanjo’s allegations against Jonathan unsavoury, Geroge, Kashamu

Iraqi PM hails 'acceleration of support' against IS

France, Egypt urge 'new measures' against IS after beheadings

Death toll rises to 13 in NE Nigeria attack says police

Top China official to face prosecution for corruption

Men charged over Copenhagen attacks

Iran denies Khamenei letter to Obama

Taiwan master of Great Barrier Reef ship charged says police

Egypt 'bombs IS in Libya' after beheadings video

Sri Lanka's new leader holds talks with Indian PM Modi

Japanese economy crawls out of recession

Cyber bank robbers steal $1bn, says Kaspersky report

French actor Louis Jourdan, star of 'Gigi' dies aged 93

Egypt has 'right to respond' to IS killings - Sisi

Oil prices down in Asian trade

DR Congo shuns UN support for rebel offensive

Singapore PM's surgery for prostate cancer 'successful'

LG executive denies vandalising Samsung washing machines

China jails health official for 19 years over bribes

Yemen crisis: UN demands Houthis cede power

Hong Kong captain jailed for 8 years over ferry tragedy

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Thai economy posts weakest growth for three years

CBI upgrades UK growth forecast as prices drop

Abia teachers commend Orji as he canvasses support for Ikpeazu

Ugwuanyi will perform, Ekweremadu assures PDP

Obi urges Nigerians to vote for Jonathan, donates N7m to CKC Onitsha

Imo governorship candidates address NMA, pledge better service if elected

Alao-Akala faults Ajimobi’s claim on best workers-friendly govt

APC alleges attacks on its members by rival party

Separate religion from politics, says Oyo SDP candidate

Ogun PDP candidate, Isiaka pledges 500,000 jobs

Graft and insurgency: Buhari to the rescue (2)

Tackling B’Haram terrorism and corruption as campaign promises (2)

Sambo cautions Islamic clerics against hate preachings

Group charges Nigerians on election as Ijaw in Edo back Jonathan

Japan comes out of recession but growth still disappoints

China approves Asian bid for Australian food group

Hundreds of tombs defaced in French Jewish cemetery

'Skunk-like cannabis' increases risk of psychosis, study suggests

Bid to save at least 1,000 migrants in Mediterranean

Egypt 'reserves right to respond in suitable way' to Copt killings

UN Security Council urges Yemen's Huthis to cede power

‘Why Nigerians should interrogate their leaders’

Agbaje visits riverine areas, commissions MDG projects for Jonathan

Institutions for poll conduct have become partisan, says Onaiyekan (3)

Remove corrupt leaders at elections, says Osinbajo

Govt orders restoration of affected workers pay over Oronsaye report

Election postponement: Never again!

US offers sympathy, support after Denmark attacks

IS in Libya says it has beheaded Egyptian Christians

Police raid internet cafe in major Copenhagen operation after attacks

PDP, APC trade accusations over Ibeto, anti-polls leaflets

PDP refutes APC’s accusation of imported mercenaries

IG warns policemen against use of firearms

APC accuses Niger of borrowing N5b to finance elections

Don’t close schools for polls, NANS urges govt

More investors scramble for coal power licences

Postal reform bill may be passed before end of May

NBC cautions broadcast stations against inciting jingles

Lagos PDP, group berate Obasanjo over negative comments on Jonathan

Uduaghan decries herdsmen’s terrorism

ASUP gives 21-day ultimatum over Oko, Ekowe poly

Borno declares public holiday for Buhari’s rally

Group accuses U.S. of promoting political tension in Nigeria

Golden Eaglets beat hosts 2-0

Enyimba, Pillars begin on winning note

West Brom fans warm up to Ideye

LMC pleads with governors not to ignore clubs for politics

Ukraine truce largely in force, say govt, pro-Russia rebels

Egypt’s Assar, El-Dawatly ready to retain title

Chess federation canvasses parents’ support for sports development

NCF lines up exciting dates for players

GOtv reloads sports bouquet for Nigerian fans

Red House wins Princetons College’s sports fair

Gunmen abduct Kogi council official

Market rates spike over tight monetary stance

Oil prices top $60 mark for first time in 2015

Jordan sentences Islamist for castigating UAE

Ecobank Capital executes $1.5b deal for SNPC

Air Force retools for Boko Haram onslaught

CBN renews hope on funding of legitimate forex demand

Industrialisation: It’s a new dawn in Nigeria, says Aganga

Six winners emerge in Sterling Bank’s Gunners promo

Deloitte Global gets new chief executive

LCCI harps on access to finance as ETMB begins operations

Economy remains in panic mode over political uncertainties

Greece expresses confidence at eurozone talks

Terror alerts stalls German carnival parade

Indian building collapse kills 13 relatives

Kolo Toure retires from international football

Universal credit benefit roll-out '£600m under budget'

FG denies Obasanjo's allegation against President Jonathan

Algeria army kills heavily armed Islamist: ministry

Iran win at Berlin film fest called 'free speech triumph'

Tennis: Wozniacki fears for friends and family

FG to pledges new policy to support fallen heroes

CAF Champions League: Kano Pillars beat hosts Al-Malakia in South Sudan

Kenya to push ahead with digital TV switchover: government

2 killed, 2 arrested as police repels gunmen attack in Kano

Italy's richest man, Nutella billionaire Ferrero dies

Police declares 10 bankers wanted over alleged N125m fraud

RugbyU: Saint-Andre promises changes for Wales game

Google's Vint Cerf warns of 'digital Dark Age'

Berlin Film Festival: Panahi's Taxi wins Golden Bear

Canada Halifax: Police say they foiled shooting plot

Universal credit is working, ministers say

Copenhagen shootings: Police kill 'gunman' after two attacks

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Erdogan sparks fears for Turkish economy with unorthodox views

Swedish bond-buying could tempt Nordic neighbours

One dead at synagogue after second Copenhagen shooting

Two dead, six injured in Copenhagen shootings

Gold's lustre lures Turkish savers

Ruble tumble busts Russian buying boom in Spain

Warsaw's main Lazienkowski bridge on fire

Copenhagen hit by second deadly shooting

One dead after second Copenhagen shooting says police

Australia PM warns Indonesia of tough response to executions

Injuries in second Copenhagen shooting

'Next Pinatubo' a test of geoengineering

Ukraine crisis: President Poroshenko orders ceasefire

Poll Shift In Southeast: Respite For Some, Nightmare For Others

Sonaiya: I Pledge To Rebuild Nigeria Into A Nation That Works

2015: Taming The Culture Of Electoral Violence

Mimiko Goes On Campaign, Wins Converts For Jonathan 

Eyakenyi: Our Vision Is To Provide Housing For All Nigerians

Ogor: Why INEC Must Rethink Use Of Only PVCs

Tarzoor: Agriculture And Tourism Will Help States Survive Harsh Economy

Polls Shift: OBJ, PDP Back In The Trenches

IBB Urges Support For War Against Insurgency

APC Slams Mbu, Calls Him Lawless, Barbaric

 ICPC Warns Against Moves To Frustrate Its Investigation

Shell, GE Sign On Healthcare Projects For Oloibiri

Ebonyi Govt, Former SSG Fight Over Boarded Assets

I Am Committed To Worker’s Prosperity, Says Ambode

Anambra State Governor Refutes Social Media Reports

Cleric Tasks Nigerians On Electoral Violence, Credible Poll

2015: Groups Task Jonathan On Credible Election

Alleged Manipulation Of PVCs: Prominent Nigerians Call For Jega’s Investigation

Road Rehabilitation: Residents Laud Govt, As Project Extends To More Towns

Cleric Advocates New Constitution

PDP: We Will Not Allow Obasanjo To Distract Us

ASUP Issues Ultimatum, Demands Action Against Poly Councils

Kwara Govt Sets Up Task Force On Political Violence

NYCN Urges Youths To Shun Political Violence

Agbaje At Chosen’s Programme, Lauds Poll Postponement

No Hiding Place For Niger, Golden Eaglets Vow

Warri Wolves Grab Away Win In Burkina Faso

Pope Appoints 20 New Cardinals

Key Town Near US Training Base Falls To IS

No Respite For The World Yet

Audit Report: NNPC Vindicated; Ripe For Reforms?

Africa’s Beverage Sector Records Breakthrough In PET Bottle Technology

Olajide: Government Should Do More To Subsidise Cost In Aviation

New York Route Is Growing Steadily, Says Arik Air US Chief

INEC will announce election results within 48 hours, says National Commissioner

Internet body registers 1,542 .ng domain names

Residents Decry Illegal Charges For PVCs

Irewolede Area CDC Seeks Approval For Speedy Development

Activista Nigeria Takes Voter Education To Grassroots

Election: I-G cautions Policemen on the use of arms

IPAC urges free, fair elections

APC slams Mbu for advocating killing of civilians

Abuja Disco blames outage on shortfall in allocation

INEC promises to check electoral fraud in Kwara

NEMA introduces air ambulance for emergency health care

[UPDATED] Boko Haram attack leads to 24-hour curfew in Gombe

Somali jailed for 30 years in Italy for raping migrants

Boko Haram attack leads to 24-hour curfew in Nigeria's Gombe

Valentine: Cleric urges nigerians to promote culture of love

Osun Govt. closes two schools over public disturbance

Abuja electricity coy attributes poor power supply to shortfall in allocation

Delhi chief Arvind Kejriwal swears to end 'VIP culture'

More than 40 vehicles in M40 fatal crash in Oxfordshire

Spain ex-king appeals against paternity suit

Pakistan judge survives bomb attack

Rare anti-coup protest in Thailand

Indian students scupper Valentine's marriage plans

Pakistani civilian killed in fresh Kashmir firing

Boko Haram invades restive Nigerian city of Gombe

Rebels 'destroying' key Ukraine battleground town

Police seize Malaysia cartoonist books

Condoms vs chocolates in the Philippines on Valentines Day

Nigeria faces critical six weeks to polling day

Hong Kong captain found guilty of manslaughter over 2012 ferry tragedy

Ukraine fighting rages ahead of ceasefire

Mexico bus-train collision kills 16, injures 30

Georgia's Saakashvili appointed aide to Ukraine leader

Chad ex-leader Hissene Habre to be tried in Senegal

Ukraine crisis: Poroshenko says peace deal in danger

NAPPS To Hold Retreat On Leadership

DSS Official Assaulted In Ekiti As Varsity Students, Drivers’ Union Clash

PVC: Ita-Giwa, Bakassi People Laud Polls Postponement

Robbers Kill Three Policemen In Enugu

INEC’s Shoddy Preparations Embarrassing, Shameful

Sickness benefit review to consider obesity and drug problems

Snowden filmmaker says US surveillance 'out of control'

Protests set to mark four years after Bahrain uprising

The OSCE, a key monitor in Ukraine ceasefire

NBA: Wiggins leads Team World to Rising Stars win

Oil slump not necessarily bad news for climate

Upstarts outshine veterans ahead of Berlin film fest awards

Friday, February 13, 2015

‘We Need Responsive Leaders, Representatives With Integrity’

Buhari, A Big Threat To PDP, Jonathan, Says Igbokwe

Day Enugu PDP Campaign Train Berthed In Nkanu West

Why Nigerians Should Not Lose Sleep Over 2015 Elections

Valentine: NACA Advises Youths To Avoid Risky Behaviours

Benin Palace Denies Oba’s Death Rumour

Arewa Youths Urge Jonathan To Sack Security Chiefs

Over 22, 000 Unclaimed PVCs Yet To Be Collected In Yobe, Says REC

PDP Decries Planned Protest By BBOG In Abuja Saturday

NLC Moves To Resolve Issues That Truncated Delegates’ Conference

Fayose, Opposition Parties Sign Peace Pact Ahead Polls

APC Supporters Urge Nigerians To Defend Democracy

Borno: Boko Haram Kills 20 In Fresh Attacks

Presidential Implementation Committee On FG Landed Properties Loses To Plaintiff

Lagos Calls Federal Agencies To Order Over ‘llegal’ Task Force, Road Paintings

Group Celebrates Valentine With Abandoned Children

Election Postponement: Jega Must Resign, Says Kano PDP Chieftain

Eaglets On The Move Again, As African U-17 Championship Begins

Fans Raise Eyebrow, As Ikidi Returns To Falcons

Eagles Get March 26 Date With Bolivia In Uyo

Afcon 2015 –Final Chapter And New African Champions!

Vine House Wins Superkids’ Sports Meet

Ambode Promises Not To Increase Taxes

Group Questions High PVCs Collection Rate In The North

Isiaka Pledges 500,000 Jobs, Return Of Missionary Schools

Kidnappers Release Dariye’s Father

Groups Criticise APC Over Alleged Destruction Of Posters

PDP Aspirant Accuses APC Of Sentimental Campaigns

Nigerians In Diaspora Want Full Participation In Election

Teachers Score Orji High

CCD Calls On Pres Jonathan To Assent To Disability

PDP-led Govt Not Lukewarm In Fighting Corruption, Says Abba Gana

Gana Advocates Sustainable Development Through Education

2015 Elections: Olumba Charges Politicians To Seek Face of God

Firm Offers Free Training On Chemicals Quality

NHRC seeks assurances from Jonathan, Buhari on peaceful polls

Pre-election violence claims 58 lives in 22 states

Borno to offset Biu blast victims’ medical bills

Climate draft adopted ahead December’s holistic pact

Wamakko tasks politicians on Ahmadu Bello’s virtues

Italy to extradite fugitive Brazilian banker

Fresh fighting threatens Ukraine truce deal

33 ships laden with containers, petroleum products to arrive Lagos

Two more women accuse Bill Cosby of drugging them

New Greek bailout programme an option says EU official

Bill Gates meets with China's technology minister says Ministry

NIS promises satisfactory, prompt services in Akwa Ibom

Nigerian Breeries Plc proposes N37.2 dividend for 2014 financial year

Valentine Day not for promiscuity says Cleric

Philip Ruddock replaced as Australia government whip

Deadly fighting at Pakistan mosque in Peshawar

Boko Haram' militants attack Chad for first time

NYT columnist David Carr dead at 58

Australian police, prayer hall were attack 'targets’ says police

Democracy the victim of S. African parliament chaos says press

Al-Jazeera journalists freed from Egypt prison says families

11 killed in Ukraine fighting in past 24 hours says officials

Abuse inquiry should cover whole UK, Home Affairs Committee says

Thursday, February 12, 2015

N. Korea to hold giant, 'grand style' military parade

Turkish leader challenges Obama

Australian rates will not go to zero

Jackie Chan's son freed after 6 months in Chinese jail

Standard & Poor’s upgrades Nigeria’s economic rating

Tackling B’Haram terrorism and corruption as campaign promises (1)

Graft and insurgency: Buhari to the rescue (1)

Suspected herdsmen kill 10 in fresh attack on Benue communities

Maku denies accusing Jonathan of Boko Haram sponsorship

Jang seeks death for traffickers as NDLEA commissions 255 officers

Four killed, 10 houses burnt as Muslims, Christians clash in Plateau

Mexico tax authorities to probe SwissLeaks accounts

France struggles to assist Boko Haram

Australians could boycott Indonesia over executions

Australian Greste overjoyed at colleagues' Egypt release

US played support role in Ukraine talks

Scientists warn of 'mega-drought' risk in western US

Greek reporters struggle to cover unpopular IMF

Colombia's FARC raises minimum recruitment age

Fayose warns civil servants against partisan politics

Aregbesola sets up five-man visitation panel to resolve UNIOSUN crises

Osinbajo blames corruption for Nigeria’s underdevelopment

APC, PDP trade accusations over rigging plan in Ondo

Okada ban : Dealers threaten protest vote against ‘guilty’ states

I will boost Imo economy, ensure food security, says Ojiri

Rights group demands release of detained colleagues, urges investigation

‘Igbo have no reason to run from North, over polls’

Ed Miliband accuses Fink of U-turn in tax avoidance row

Yemen army base seized by Al-Qaeda linked fighters

US icebreaker closing in on stranded Australian ship

Federal judge orders Alabama official to allow gay marriage

US 'at risk of mega-drought future'

South Africa parliament chaos as Malema MPs heckle Zuma

Thousands mourn Chapel Hill shooting victims

Visage lead singer Steve Strange dies aged 55

Institutions for poll conduct have become partisan, says Onaiyekan (2)

What Jega told Council of State on preparations for 2015

Conditions 'still not right' for French Mistral sale to Russia

Greece 'does not blackmail and will not be blackmailed

EU ready for 'necessary steps' if Ukraine pact breached

Defects of First Republic pervade 2015 politics, say panelists

Aliyu orders deputy out of council meeting over defection

PDP denies northern govs’ alleged support for Buhari

Imo petitions Presidency over soldiers’ alleged invasion of Govt House

I’m not a religious fanatic, Buhari insists

Constitutional crisis, violence mar NLC election

PDP alleges plans by APC to cause instability

National confab delegates to meet over report

Govt reiterates commitment to rebuild recovered N’East territories

Coroner’s court has exceeded mandate, says counsel

Stakeholders promise end to labour dispute in health sector

Awobadejo, Lawal, Bilal, others thrill parents at Taqwa Schools’ sports meet

Warri Wolves miss flight, face uphill task in Bobo Dioulasso

Garba goes tough, as Flying Eagles depart for Ghana today

Non-oil revenue to double this year, says CBN

University of Maiduguri reopens March 2

CBN Governor allays investors fears on Nigerian capital market

1,000mw solar power farm to take off in Kogi

Govt to connect 1.6m rural Nigerians with new 158 BTS

KPMG launches applications to streamline businesses in Africa

CAF Confederations Cup: Warri Wolves face uphill task in Bobo Dioulasso

CCSF takes taekwondo programme to Zamfara

Tanimowo, Okoronkwo show class at DOAMF charity tourney

‘To succeed in this game, you must be ready to brave the odds’

Kano to recruit 1,903 teachers

Suicide blast in Biu claims seven

NTI commences screening of candidates March 7

Heavy security at S.Africa's parliament as showdown looms

Service impounds 130 PVCs from illegal immigrants, repatriates 278 in Katsina

NOA urges political parties to educate followers against violence

FG's delegation visits IDPs from Chibok in FCT

AAU SUG denies cultism tag allegation, threatens legal action

Cameron restates Britain's commitment to enhance trade with Nigeria

FG urges vigilance as Boko Haram recruits move into camps

Anxiety among federal workers over implementation of Oronsanye's report

Anxiety among federal workers over implementation of Oronsanye report

FG signs pact for 1,000mw solar power farm

Egypt frees Al-Jazeera journalists pending retrial

Suicide bombing foiled in Potiskum, say witnesses

Boko Haram attacks police station

National conference delegates to push for setting up constituent assembly

Aggrieved parties disrupt NLC election, hijack ballot boxes

FRSC pledges to provide decent accommodation for marshals

NIS arrest 40 illegal immigrants in calabar

UNICEF trains 146 health volunteers in Jigawa

Cross River ready to host 2015 NSF says official

Qaeda seizes south Yemen army camp, 7 dead says official

Ukraine crisis: Russia conditions unacceptable - Poroshenko

Chinese relatives protest in Malaysia over MH370

Korean Air heiress jailed in 'nut rage' case

Japan journalist condemns Syria passport confiscation

Taiwan prison siege ends in suicides of hostage-takers

South Korean woman guilty in 'nut rage' case

Court finds 'Nut rage' Korean Air heiress guilty

Yemen militia insists embassy closures 'unjustified'

Tax authority to expand probe into HSBC accounts

Ukraine conflict: Crucial summit goes through the night

Colombia's ELN rebel group frees Dutch hostage

Japan robotics giant Fanuc soars on US hedge fund investment

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Euro weakens as Greek debt talks fail to find deal

Costa Concordia captain Schettino guilty of manslaughter

Australia appeals to spare Indonesia Bali death row duo

Greece fails to reach bailout deal with Europe

'House of Cards' fans in US get season 3 sneak peak

Canada turnaround to keep observatory in first dark skies zone open

Institutions for poll conduct have becomepartisan, says Onaiyekan (1)

INEC’s reconstruction of electoral calendar (2)

New elections dates sacrosanct, say Jonathan, Buhari

Why I urged calm after polls shift, by Buhari

Electricity firms get additional N39.5b intervention fund to boost supply

Immigration arrests foreigners with Nigeria’s voter’s cards, others

FEC okays draft bills to make transport sector private-driven

Court strikes out suit against Jonathan’s eligibility

‘PwC’ forensic audit report vindicated NNPC, no money missing’

Yero, El-Rufai pledge peaceful conduct of elections in Kaduna

PDP urges INEC to publish names of indicted staff

Bayelsa PDP suspends chairman over alleged N40m fraud

Forum asks Amaechi to name indicted pastors in bribery allegation

Chadian troops kill 13 Boko Haram insurgents

Govt cautions ambassadors, diplomats over unguarded utterances

APC condemns police directive to shift Okrika rally

Imoke seeks enforcement of laws on gender-violence

Clerics warn politicians on polls

Kwara raises task force to check political violence

APC alleges plan to deploy soldiers for March polls

PDP candidates alert INEC over plot to alter Anambra list

I was 'not consulted' on election postponement, says Jonathan

NFF plans two friendlies for Eagles next month

Protests trail NFF’s plan to transport Eaglets to Niamey by road

Lagos ITTF World Tour media accreditation begins

Qatar revokes visas on impersonators, as NTF uncovers visa racketeering gang

Chukwu advises NFF to drop Keshi for a new coach

Obama seeks Congress nod for military force against IS

Hundreds feared dead after boats sink off Italy

Govt to appraise intervention funds’ performance

BPE clarifies status of N213b capital injection to power firms

Naira falls to all-time low of N202 to the dollar

CIBN tasks MFBs on CBN’s fund

3,143 students matriculate at LASU

Experts lauds FG for rolling out Ka-band technology

UN pulls out of DR Congo rebels’ disarmament

Morocco dares CAF, spurns sanctions

Political parties, flagbearers sign peace pact in Delta

Jonathan, INEC, NSA, AGF sued over shifted polls

CWG earns CBN PTSP operational licence

Osokogwu's murder: Suspect tells court police tortured him into making confessional statement

Cholera outbreak kills 19 in flood-hit Mozambique

Greece uneasy as bail-out expires month-end

Boko Haram takes on Chadian forces in Gamboru

Niger declares emergency in Diffa after Boko Haram attacks

Obasanjo raises concern about elections, endorses Buhari

Ten TransAsia pilots suspended after failing skills test

Decade after Hariri murder, Lebanon flounders in Syria's shadow

Pakistan 'probably' knew bin Laden was hiding

Saudi executes Yemeni drug trafficker

Jon Stewart to leave The Daily Show

Putin to attend Minsk peace summit

Falling prices, rising taxes squeeze African miners

Dozens killed in Ukraine ahead of Minsk peace summit

No end to Middle East strife without Iran

Boko Haram attack Chad troops in Nigerian border town

Three killed in US shooting

Europe set for launch of "space plane" prototype

Ukrainian President Poroshenko to attend EU summit Thursday

200 migrants missing in Mediterranean boat tragedy

Ukraine fighting kills 45 ahead of Minsk peace summit

US shopping mall culture -- dying or just changing?

Malaysian cartoonist held for sedition over Anwar tweets

Malaysian opposition on knife-edge after Anwar jailing

War-torn South Sudan cracks down on media

British Yemen embassy staff withdrawn over security fears

Australia failing to end indigenous disadvantage

Family of Malaysia's Anwar launches freedom campaign

At least 19 Ukraine troops killed in 24 hours

TransAsia offers $470,000 compensation to crash families

S.Korea's Asiana to buy 25 Airbus A321-200 NEOs

NHS staff afraid to speak out, whistleblower report finds

Obama warns Putin ahead of peace talks

Four killed during shelling in Donetsk

Men charged as Australia foils 'imminent' terror attack

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Potential danger ahead as PDP gets desperate

Parties, security agencies, others shun peace pact in Ondo

IG redeploys 33 CPs nationwide

US closes embassy in Yemen, evacuates staff

ECOWAS court seeks regional human rights conference

Taraba gov evasive over payment for adverts on Jonathan, Danjuma

Ukraine conflict: Obama warns Putin ahead of peace talks

NBC suspends star anchor Brian Williams for six months

Coke woos consumers with name tag on label campaign

Debate on vaccine safety rages as Nigeria nears polio-free status

Enugu Orthopaedic Hospital emerges global leader in cleft care management

Imo electorate group demands implementation of citizens’ manifesto

Court reserves ruling on Biafra Zionists’ bail bid

Ladoja promises not to disappoint Oyo voters if elected

Appeal Court reserves judgment in APC, Fayose case

2000 defect to SDP in Oyo

Osun holds referendum for creation of new councils

Last US Islamic State hostage Kayla Mueller confirmed dead

Greece to push for revision of bailout by EU partners

Verdict due in Sharia4Belgium trial

on Stewart to leave Daily Show, Comedy Central says

NBC news anchor Brian Williams suspended for six months

Australian police charge two Sydney men over terror offences

My economic plan to boost production, others, by Buhari

Day Urhobo leaders, youths aligned political focus

Igbide political elite forum endorses Okowa

Australia's Commonwealth Bank H1 net profit jumps 8.0%

Why Internet exchange points suffer low patronage in Nigeria

Buhari’s team wants Jonathan’s response to alleged interim govt plan

‘Nigeria, U.S. may head for diplomatic showdown over APC’s consultants’

PDP doubts INEC’s readiness for polls, cautions against disparaging military

New NLC president, other officers emerge tomorrow

Presidency, INEC deny alleged plot to remove Jega

Suspected herders kill 30 in Benue, displace communities

Utomi, others list education, agric as top poverty alleviation tools

Low turnout stalls hearing in The Synagogue collapsed building suit

Edo govt, former official differ on resignation

APC tackles Fayose over alleged ban of opposition adverts

Polls shift is constitutional, says Jimi Agbaje

Police recover 148 bombs, destroy others in Borno

Injured Mikel out for three weeks

Warri Wolves confident of victory in Burkina Faso

Udoh rejoins Enyimba, as Thomas pleads for more security at match venues

Sports directors hail NOC over management course

Hayatou set to change age eligibility rule to extend leadership in CAF

APC accuses PDP of buying PVCs

Medical, dental body condemns election postponement

Labour gov candidate pledges to donate pay to aged, less privileged

Reps aspirant asks court to affirm candidature

Brume, Oduduru lead Team Nigeria athletes to Addis Ababa

Ladder Challenge sets O’Trafford squash court on fire

Dolphins’ Festus Austin returns to training

Oil prices’ rebound falters over imminent record-high stocks

SEC optimistic about states meeting ISPO obligations

World Bank disburses N787m to Borno farmers

FMBN approves N1.5b for mortgage firm

Netsach partners German firm on fuel tankers’ tracking technology

Super Eagles’ problem beyond hiring quality coach,says Anyansi

‘We have made adequate arrangements for Eaglets’ successful campaign’

Onwunze invited for fourth NBA Cares Special Olympics Unified Basketball championship

Blue House wins Faith Academy, Kaduna fifth inter-house competition.

Superkids inter-house meet holds Wednesday

ISIS hostage, Kayla Mueller dead, says family

Taliban suicide attackers assault Afghan police station

PEF registers 13,600 trucks for electronic loading scheme

Turkish judge warns of judiciary becoming ‘instrument of revenge’

UAE launches air strikes from Jordan on IS

Guinea-Bissau clamps down on diplomatic documents’ racketeers

Ekiti, APC differ on alleged ban of opposition campaign adverts

Presidential media chat holds Wednesday

How new NLC President will emerge

Fighting intensifies ahead Ukrainian peace parley

FAO moves against bird flu, viral infections

China fines U.S. firm $975m for patent breach

EU will continue observing Nigeria’s elections despite shift

Africa looks up to Nigeria on credible polls, says Kenyan electoral chair

Niger okays 750 troops for Boko Haram fight

Smaller venues may host AFCON tourneys

Barca wary of Villarreal ahead Copa del Rey clash

4 Qaeda suspects dead in Yemen drone strike: military

China's Wanda buys sports group Infront for 1.05 bn euros

Ukraine town 'deserted and destroyed' after rebel offensive

Delhi election: Arvind Kejriwal win 'a victory for common man'

Egypt IS affiliate posts video of beheadings

Saab banks on increased defence spending as profits soar

Iran president: world must 'seize opportunity' of nuclear deal

British business leader urges early EU referendum

DIY stores ready for kinky 'Fifty Shades' customers

French families of girls switched at birth win nearly 2 mn euros in damages

UK prisoner voting rights breached, European judges rule

Heart of Earth's inner core revealed

Japan's SoftBank net profit boosted by Alibaba listing

Alabama gay marriage begins in some counties

Tourism giant TUI narrows losses in Q1

Olympics: French overwhelmingly in favour of 2024 Games in Paris

Thai cops arrest ringleader of 'anti-monarchy' network

Taiwan's China affairs minister quits over espionage row

India PM Modi concedes defeat in Delhi state elections

Prosecution, defence appeal S. Korea ferry disaster crew sentencing

French overwhelmingly in favour of 2024 Games in Paris

Jail for saw-wielding attacker of Japan girl band

China January inflation plunges to five-year-low 0.8%

‘How I will win gubernatorial election, tackle insecurity, others’

Pwajok unveils vision for Plateau

Groups dismiss ethnicity as yardstick for polls, caution INEC not to disenfranchise Nigerians

APC’S presidential candidate: An idea whose time has come

Plateau commissioner dismisses Buhari’s anti-graft posture

PDP represents change in Lagos, by Assembly candidate

Ambode: When a man is aptly clothed with words

Mixed reactions trail polls shift by INEC in Ebonyi

Ugwuanyi thanks Chime for pacifying Nsukka council with governorship slot

Fake army uniforms flood Anambra, IPAC alleges

Onwuliri receives 3,000 decamping APC members in Imo

Ishaku promises better roads in Taraba

NUT urges Borno govt to reopen closed schools

Gundiri promises to build independent power plant in Adamawa

Kogi records 89% improved basic education

Monday, February 09, 2015

‘Buhari is not after public funds’

Ogboru, Okowa, Emerhor for historic debate

How President will institutionalise the country, by Obanikoro

Jonathan, military aligning to subvert democracy, says Odigie-Oyegun

Jonathan, at NLC summit, restates pledge to tackle insecurity

As China circles, US-Thai military friendship stumbles

Italy's feminist mafia matriarch conquers the world

Building bridges with cheese in divided Cyprus

Australia murder rate falls to record low

India election: Delhi vote counting begins

David Cameron urges businesses to give Britain pay rise

Global authorities call for investigation into HSBC tax scandal

Malaysia court to deliver Anwar sodomy appeal verdict

US 'may supply arms to Ukraine'

'Tortured' Indonesia maid's employer guilty

The president Nigeria needs, by The Patriots

‘PDP can’t postpone May 29 handover date’

It’s obstruction of democracy by Jonathan, PDP’

‘INEC was far from ready’

Ogun PDP, Muslim Rights Concern disagree

Polls shift raises pertinent questions

Lawyers ask court to remove Tambuwal as Speaker

Ogoni to allow indigenous firms resume oil production

Court adjourns suit over Ekiti Speaker’s removal

JNI urges support on polls’ postponement

Appeal court hears case challenging Jonathan’s eligibility to contest

Court adjourns suit against Odogwu’s firms to March 18

No contact yet with abductors of Dariye’s father

Navy to deploy troops on waterways, coastal areas to check violence

More reactions trail postponement of elections

Ugwuanyi absent at podium discussion by Catholic Church

PDP, APC differ over reason for elections postponement

Govt cautions military over damage in operations against Boko Haram

Peter Enahoro: Reflections of a Patriot (2)

Ambode, Agbaje sign peace pact, Kano PDP, APC, 25 others too

Parties coalition want two work free days for PVC collection

NOA launches anti-violence campaign

Eagles need young, hungry players to excel, says Pinnick

Taleveras Foundation sends Okocha, Kanu, Amodu, others to London for training

Cash-strapped Warri Wolves’ players grumble, as team prepares for Burkina Faso

LMC gives clubs February 20 deadline for 2014/15 registration

Angry reactions trail renaming of stadium after Chime

Misau beats Bauchi LGA, wins Nigerian Unity Cup

INEC extends collection of PVC to March 8

Cote d’Ivoire’s ‘golden generation’ finally comes good

Ghana’s defeat: Like 2004, like 2015

Nigeria exports N9.5tr crude oil, N923.5b of NLG

UN harps on diversification from extractive industries

Nigeria records 22% participation in shaping post-MDGs global agenda

Council plans to increase submarine cable landing stations

FG to privatise transport sector

Bi-Courtney unfolds further development plan for MMA2

Govt tasks new executive management team of FMBN

Egypt, MasterCard sign MoU to drive financial inclusion

Sanusi lauds UBA’s leadership role in the banking reforms

French police seal off Marseille neighborhood after gunmen open fire

Iraq ground offensive looms as Baghdad bomb kills 14

Explosion at chemical plant in eastern Ukraine

At NBCC’s forum, Fashola seeks private sector partnership in governance

How to promote book industry, by stakeholders

Aganga lauds EDC, Coca-Cola, Diamond Bank on entrepreneurship development

Boko Haram in new Niger attack as MPs vote on sending troops

Appeal Court to determine Jonathan’s eligibility for polls

Ogboru, Okowa, O’tega for Delta guber debate Feb. 19

UNDP fixes June for Nigeria’s clean energy project

Elections will not be postponed further, says NSA

All Boko Haram camps will be 'taken out' in six weeks, says Sambo

Striking college unions, Govt reach agreement

20 ships with foods, petroleum products arrive Lagos ports

Bauchi rice farmers get FG’s assorted fertiliser, others

Attacks against schoolgirls on the rise, says UN

Edo auto mishaps dip, 24 die in January

Syria rejects ground troops for IS militants

Gov Yuguda calls for calm over election postponement, says it’s the will of God

Boko Haram leader vows to defeat regional force in new video

Afghanistan drone strike 'kills IS commander Abdul Rauf'

Bangladesh military denies planning takeover to end crisis

Quartet thrash out Ukraine summit as Merkel meets Obama

Somali Shebab gunmen assassinate lawmaker

Japanese designer of soy-sauce bottle dies

Ukraine conflict: Vladimir Putin renews blame on West

Two Germans to plead guilty in Singapore vandalism case

Suicide bomber kills at least 12 in north Baghdad

Egypt suspends football league after deadly clashes

Ukraine conflict: Merkel takes peace plan to Obama

Australian PM Abbott survives leadership challenge

Nigeria election: Minister 'confident' poll will happen

HSBC bank 'helped clients dodge millions in tax'

Japan defends seizing journalist's passport over IS fear

Dollar takes breather after rallying on robust US jobs

FRSC set to implement speed limit policy for vehicles

Nations Cup: Nissan offers fans, players Qashqai for ‘accurate’ goal forecast

Benue PDP claims wide acceptability

Kogi APC alleges intimidation, security lapses

Dariye’s octogenarian father kidnapped

Elechi tried to impeach me nine times, says Umahi, PDP guber candidate

‘I’m better prepared than others to be Imo governor’, says Accord Party’s Ojiri

Army warns trespassers at Onitsha cantonment

Otti denies using men in uniform to intimidate Abia people

APC, PDP, Alao Akala, others disagree

Sunday, February 08, 2015

Arewa, Baraje disappointed, Musa, Ihedioha, Wamakko differ

No cost implications over postponement, says Jega

Kwara urges police to caution suspected thugs

Edo TUC, NLC list conditions for backing candidates

PDP will overcome challenges, says Chime

APC, PDP trade accusations over allocation to health sector

SERAP, others ask INEC to publish contracts for printing ballot papers

China executes tycoon who bid for Australian miner

Obama, Katy Perry in Grammy push on domestic violence

Iraqi ground offensive against IS 'within weeks

Intrigues that aborted February 14, 28 polls

Symposium on eliminating petroleum products’ loss holds tomorrow

Periscoping TAN’s revolution in Nigeria’s politics

Kolade urges Nigerians to be role models

Adeboye, others implore youths to eschew violence, work hard

Military foils terrorist attack on Damboa in Borno

'Routine cervical cancer vaccination can prevent 80% deaths'

Knocks, kudos trail postponment of general elections

NFF allays fears, as anxiety mounts over security in Niger Republic

Ideye saves West Brom’s blushes

Otis fears for Super Falcons’ World Cup campaign

Blue House wins Effortswill inter-house sports meet

Why INEC postponed elections, by Jega

PDP, APC decry rising wave of violence in Kwara

Party leaders, youths bicker over campaign funds in Edo

PDP assures Ogoni of better representation if elected

Monarch seeks support for Akpore

Brume dreams African Youth Championships’ 100m, long jump gold medals

Glo hails MVP, Awoniyi, commends organisers

Idowu, Ogungbuwa, Samuel, Benson are Ibile Games’ MVPs

Dagunro, Rotary Donate Tennis Board, Other Items To Ogudu Community

Lagos schools thank Promasidor over hockey sticks donation

Thai junta bars ex-premier from travelling overseas

Ukraine arrests journalist for urging policy boycott

FMDQ OTC targets N450 trillion transactions volume in 2017

PanAfrican Capital urges removal of hurdles to trade financing

 Why further fuel price reduction may not be feasible, by Farouk 

Security tightened as CIV, Ghana clash in AFCON finals

Kogi PDP bigwigs decamp to APC

Edo flags off N5.7b erosion intervention project for Auchi

Borno moves for competition of strategic dam project

Dons, others laud Jega over rescheduled elections

Sokoto residents differ on postponed 2015 elections

Basket federation invites 14 as national team hits camp Monday

Polls’ shift a setback to democracy, says APC

Nigeria postpones presidential vote over security

Ukraine crisis: Putin to confer with leaders by phone

Brian Williams: NBC news anchor 'temporarily' steps down

India PM's party rejects election defeat forecast in Delhi polls

Australian religious leaders' plea for Indonesia death row pair

Mexico judge frees drug 'Queen of the Pacific'

Islamic State crisis: UAE sends F-16 squadron to Jordan

Baghdad celebrates lifting of curfew after 12 years

SpaceX poised to launch resurrected space weather satellite

Woman killed as Bruce Jenner crashes car in US paparazzi chase

Hay Festival cancels Mexico event

Saturday, February 07, 2015

Guerrillas invite Miss Universe to talks

Gunmen kidnap 12 near south Mexico gold mine

Ukraine crisis: Poroshenko pleads for support

Australia Abbott: Leadership vote brought forward

Prince Charles says radicalisation of young people 'alarming'

Office Of First Lady: What They Want In The Next Dispensation

The Challenge Of Internal Democracy In Nigerian Political Parties

Rivers State On Knife Edge

Shehu: We Have Opted To Debate With Nigerians, Not With People We Can’t Trust

Osuntokun: Buhari Is Not Intellectually And Temperamentally Prepared For Any Debate

The Challenge Of Change: A Burden Of Choice

Thompson: Nigeria Has Potential To Be The Model African Nation

Constitution: Nigerians, US Congressmen Want Reforms Before Elections

Group Moves Against Changes To INEC Final Candidates List

Jonathan, At Redemed Church, Calls For Prayers

Cross River: AIG Assures Citizens of Adequate Security at Polls

Ebonyi: FG Distributes Fertilizers To Female Farmers

Martins Warns Politicians Against Misguided Utterances

FG Ready To Resolve Anambra, Kogi Oil- Well Crisis, Says Sambo

AD Splits Over Presidential Candidate

Jonathan At Lord’s Chosen, Appreciates Church’s Prayers Against Insurgency

US Partners With Aquashield Oil To Boost Marine Business

Ambode Denies Being Fired From Lagos Civil Service

Bird Flu: Imo Blames FG For Bloated Information, Assures Consumers Of Safety

Kano Coronates Emir Sanusi

Kwara Police Arrest Ammunition Smugglers

Group Cautions Electorate Against Division, Manipulations

Akinyemi, Owoeye Lament AU Intervention Over Boko Haram

PVCs Ready For Collection In All Polling Units In Plateau 

Health Workers Strike: Patients Narrate Ordeals

Benue APC Seeks Arrest, Trial Of INEC Website Hackers

SDP Petitions INEC, Alleges Fielding Of Underaged Candidates

Buhari’s Wife Canvasses Support For Husband, APC Candidates

Group Condemns Use Of EFCC To Destabilise Ebonyi

Opebi School Wins U-13 Football Contest

Power Sector Reforms: Still A Long Way To Stability In Demand And Supply

DISCOs Embrace Embedded Generation To Meet Electricity Demand

Carmudi Introduces Android App

Fruits Selling: Thriving Revenue Earner

Group Drums Support For Ambode’s Candidature

Govt. Raises Alarm Over Non-issuance Of 147, 802 PVCs

Yoruba Council Of Youths Endorses Jonathan, PDP SW Candidates

Politicians Take To Town Hall Meetings With Communities

Police pledge to ensure environment conducive for elections

Emir of Kano gets staff of office

Coalition of Concerned Nigerians protest plan to postpone elections

INEC weighs six-week election delay, say lawmakers

'New developments' in planned election, says INEC

Doubts increase over planned presidential poll

Shiite militia tightens grip on Yemen after 'coup'

YouTube to remain blocked in Pakistan 'indefinitely' says officials

'Anarchist' bids to halt Modi juggernaut in Delhi polls

Boko Haram launches first attack in Niger

Western powers say Libya risks bankruptcy as oil output, prices fall

Remains of 23 Yazidis found in Iraq mass grave

Yemen crisis: UN warns rebels after they seize power

Parents of US hostage appeal to Islamic State captors

Muhammadu Buhari: military ruler seeking political return

Woman's stool transplant leads to 'tremendous weight gain'

India election: Delhi votes in first real test for Modi

Fresh cholera cases reported in Rivers

Gauguin painting breaks sale record at nearly $300m

Ukraine crisis: Leaders to put plan to Poroshenko

Baghdad blasts kill at least 17 says officials

Friday, February 06, 2015

‘Nigerians Should Support  Jonathan For Second Term Because He Has Performed Well’

‘I Have No Doubt That INEC Is Capable And Prepared’

Audacity Of Hope: A Corper’s Encounter With President Jonathan

‘PDP Is The Party To Beat In Lagos’

Sokoto: Why Abdalla Wali Might Carry The Day 

‘I Represent Face Of Equity’ 

‘TAN Is Working For The Victory Of Jonathan And Okowa In Delta’

I Have Done Enough For A Second Term, Insists Akpatason

Akpatason Has Not Done Enough For Re-election, Says Bankole-Balogun

APGA’s Nwankwo Hopes To Ride To NASS 

‘Niger Will Vote For Continuity’

How Sak Factor Could Swing Votes For Ganduje

Oritsejafor Stresses Need To Rebuild Trust, Reconciliation Amongst Various Ethnic Groups

We Will Take To The Streets If INEC Shifts Election, Says Amaechi

PDP Can’t Win Delta Guber Elections, Ogboru Declares

What Jega Told NCS Meeting

Presidency Knocks The Economist For Endorsing Buhari

Why Lagos Will Not Cancel Tolling, Concession Agreements, By Fashola

Group Unveils E-application To Allow Electorate Participate In Vote Counting

Nigeria, Chad Strengthen Strategic MoU To Wipe Out Boko Haram

Advocates Of Election Shift Will Not Succeed, Says APC

…We Are Ready For The Elections, Jonathan’s Campaign Organisation Declares

‘The Political Parties Should Produce Their Manifestoes’

Cote D’Ivoire, Ghana Battle For Holy Grail

Golden Eaglets Land In Sokoto

Police Urge Illegal Arms Owners To Submit Weapons Before Elections

Traditional Rulers Can Be Useful As Agent Of Peace, Says Emir 

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Alleges Bias In PVCs Distribution In Lagos

Don Urges Electorate To Vote Wisely 

Lagos PVC Collection Centres Witness Large Turnout 

The Final Feast - Ghana Versus Cote D’Ivoire!

Glo Premier League Super-Six Exposes Clubs’ Fundamental Fault Lines

IS claims death of U.S. female hostage in Jordanian raid

Police uncover 19 lethal bombs in Adamawa

CAF sanctions E’Guinea over fans’ unruly conduct

African, European leaders meet over Ebola March 3

Niger troops and Chad air force fight off Boko Haram attack

Nigerien, Chadian forces ‘repel’ Boko Haram attack

Hollande meets Putin over Ukraine crisis

Ebola outbreak:Sierra Leone to reopen schools in March

Philippines Aquino demands rebels surrender top militant

Elections: INEC recruits 18, 538 ad-hoc staff in Zamfara

Emir calls for peaceful polls

Japan says no military option in fight against Islamic State

APC Governors Forum hail Council of State decision

TransAsia GE235: 'Engines failed' before Taiwan crash

Julian Assange: Costs of policing Wikileaks founder reach £10m

India's religious minorities hail Obama tolerance call

Australia's Conservative PM Abbott must fight for his job

S.Sudan fighters carried out a 'month of rape

Malaysia, Indonesia to seek resolution of sea disputes

Australia PM to fight party vote to oust him

Taiwan 'hero' pilot found clutching joystick of crashed plane

Philippine Muslim rebels considering returning seized weapons

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc, opens rights issue

APC, PDP haven’t shown anti-graft blueprint, says Ugolor

Kwara LP backs Jonathan, standard bearer denies being stooge

Niger declares holidays for PVC collection

‘More PDP govs to decamp before polls’

February 28 election will determine Ogun future, says Isiaka

Lawyers group endorses Buhari

Ajimobi, Ladoja trade blames at election debate

APGA alleges intimidation of candidates in Zamfara

APC, PDP trade blame over Kaduna violence

Kano flays decision to open schools during polls

How Orji administration inherited N55 billion debt, by NBC chairman

Ambode pledges sustainable development

Why Jonathan will win, by TAN

AA presidential candidate threatens to sue INEC over PVC

Niger troops to join regional fight against Boko Haram

East Timor's Gusmao offers resignation

Top Paris crime investigator charged with leaks

Oil extends gains in Asian trade

China shopping mall fire kills 17

Negotiators knuckle down to trim draft climate pact

Australia central bank cuts growth, inflation forecasts

New York crash train was 'not speeding', say investigators

Jordan's air strikes on IS 'beginning of retaliation'

Petrobras scandal: Workers' Party treasurer questioned

Australian MPs seek leadership vote against Tony Abbott

NHS reorganisation was disastrous, says King's Fund

Ukraine crisis: Leaders in new diplomatic push for peace

Petroleum minister orders NNPC to defray $1.48b debt

Rights group wants ICC to probe Buhari over 2011 polls violence

Military recovers lost weapons from Boko Haram

The Buhari of my personal experience

Nigeria, in a vortex

More political parties, others oppose polls shift

Criticisms trail alleged plot to scrap fiscal responsibility commission

Soyinka, at youths forum, laments govt failure to rescue Chibok girls

Govt uncovers plans to attack polling centres

Insurgency: Borno monarchs’ Maiduguri residences ready

Igbo Leaders of Thought adopts Jonathan, mobilises Ndigbo

Anambra to get arbitration courts, says CJ

Falae blames govt’s failure to tackle insurgency on corruption

Five displaced persons test HIV/AIDS positive at Maiduguri IDP camps

Routine cervical cancer vaccination can prevent 80% related deaths, says WHO

PDP alleges INEC, APC deny non-indigenes PVCs in states

Agunloye, 37 others allege Ondo gov flouts court orders, Mimiko disagrees

Ohanaeze elders urge Ndigbo to vote for ‘candidate of choice’

NNPC forensic audit : Only $1.48b remains unremitted to federation account , says PwC

How to grow successful businesses, by Utomi, Maduka

NEPC woos textile firms to $850 billion global market

SacOil to exit Nigerian asset over sliding crude oil prices

Siasia settles for home-based players against Gabon

Okon begs NFF to begin preparation for Falcons

14 years after, Serena returns to Indian Wells

NLC President flees as protesters of failed housing project mar political debate

PwC uncovers $1.48b unremmitted funds to federation account

We have invited Dokubo over inflammatory statements, says DSS

FG uncovers plans to use female suicide bombers during election

Team Delta will rule D. K. Olukoya Athletics Championship, says Ojokolo

Kanu extols Jonathan’s sports scorecard

Jonathan, Buhari, Babangida others attend Council of State meeting

World's oldest man in Japan celebrates 112th birthday

NAICOM to consolidate on insurance reforms

Govt moves against sub-standard electricity equipment

Honeywell unfolds plan for new fuel retail stations

FG reiterates need for economic diversification

Obama and Dalai Lama in public greeting

Mauritania postpones senatorial elections

US anchor, Brian Williams, recants on coming under fire in Iraq

LASU matriculates 2,000 students

Niger to vote on sending troops to fight Boko Haram

13 Chadian troops killed in counter-attack by Boko Haram

Gunmen kidnap four in Nigeria oil region

Kano declares Friday Feb. 6 public holiday

Kerry to hold nuclear talks with Iran FM Saturday

Hollande, Merkel in fresh push for Ukraine peace

Kano State Goct. declares Friday Feb. 6 public holiday

Singapore plans 'real-time' aircraft tracking system

Cancer: Expert urges govt to raise public awareness

Australia PM done all he can for Indonesia death row inmates

Islamic State: MPs urge UK to step up fight against jihadists

US anchor Brian Williams apology for Iraq helicopter story

Ukraine crisis: Nato to bolster Eastern Europe against Russia

Iraq PM orders end to years-old Baghdad curfew

India comedy pulled from YouTube amid free speech fears

Cricket: Australia's Hussey to help SAfrica at World Cup

Romanian paraglider crashes to death in Nepal: police

Oil price rebound fizzles out in Asia

Philippines urges China to show respect in South China Sea

FBI says DNA shows top militant likely among dead in Philippine raid

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

How PDP thwarted APC supporters’ invasion of Jonathan’s rally in Kaduna

2015 elections can hardlybe free, fair, says Amuwo

Rights group condemns call for election postponement

APC France drums support for Buhari, others

‘Victory for PDP, victory for all’

250 Boko Haram fighters killed as terrorists slay 100 civilians

Jonathan, in Asaba, pledges to complete oil,gas projects,others

CAN won’t accept polls result if 20m displaced Christians don’t vote

I’ll keep mute till after polls, says Obasanjo

Buhari faces third perjury suit

Braithwaite restates call for transition govt, APC cautions against polls shift

NECO releases Nov/Dec results

Jonathan pledges women, youth empowerment

REC rules out voting by proxy

APC, PDP trade accusations over violence in Lagos

Agbaje promises N18,000 minimum wage

NDDC refutes contract award, inability to pay salaries

Scholars task media on ethics

Footballer jailed two years over drug trafficking

AFN begins ‘operation show school result’ at D. K. Olukoya championship

90 golfers begin battles at IBB Ladies Open Golf Championship

Kaduna United players owed 12 months salary arrears

Australia’s contribution to growth of tennis

Organisers pick 2015 Kandaval schools table tennis tourney’s venue

Siasia adds Obiozor, Sokari to national U-23 team

Final of FAB-5- football challenge holds Thursday

Association chairmen laud Ibile Games

2015 Presidential Election Debate: In whose favour?

Ecobank rejects $26.6m awards to ex-CEO

Nokia Networks to drive FG’s 30% broadband target

Imperatives of experiential marketing in West Africa, by experts

Bank of Industry tasks BDSPs on SMEs mandate

IFC partners AIICO to expand insurance services

FMBN seeks N250b recapiisation for effective service delivery  

No plans to shift February 14 poll, INEC insists

UNESCO petitions Osun to adopt e-learning device

Barca eyes extension to sponsorship deal with Qatar

Three held in South Sudan’s rebel region

NUC abolishes Pass Degree, says VC

Sierra Leone reopens schools Mar. 30 after Ebola crisis

Police post new CPs to Rivers, Edo, Kano, others

Imo declares two-day holiday for PVCs’ collection

NECO records improved performance by candidates in Nov/Dec exams

APC insists election must hold February 14, urges Council of State to act in national interest

Burundi radio boss denied bail

French comedian Dieudonne on trial for condoning terrorism

Freed Australian reporter Greste arrives in Brisbane

Saudi king says Jordan pilot murder 'inhuman, contrary to Islam'

Drugs giant GSK says net profits plummet in 2014

Greek leaders ask EU, ECB for help to 'keep afloat'

How National Sugar Council can generate over 180,000 jobs , by Executive Secretary

FG sanctions 4 mining firms for violating environment laws

ECOWAS court installs new judges, launches legal year

Petrobras CEO, top brass resign in Brazil amid scandal

Tight security as PDP holds presidential rally in Benin

Only a third of Ebola aid pledges delivered

Greece needs six weeks to draw up economic plan

'200 dead' as regional forces battle Boko Haram

Mideast, North Africa to invest $755 bn in energy to 2019

Twelve dead as plane crashes into Taiwan river

Seven killed as New York train hits vehicle

'Half of UK people' will get cancer

Jordan executes convicted jihadists after pilot's death

Australia PM Abbott faces backbench rebellion

Bangladesh charges opposition leader as unrest deepens

Anwar warns guilty ruling could backfire on Malaysia govt

Toyota raises full-year profit forecast to record $18 bn

Alibaba deploys drones to deliver tea in China

Indonesian plane skids off runway on holiday island

Sri Lanka's new president vows reconciliation

Gunmen kill 5 customs officials in NW Pakistan says authorities

Greek finance minister takes debt plan to ECB

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Australian man held in Philippines over teen girl's murder

I will patronize local contractors if elected, says Oyo SDP candidate

APC candidate debunks presidency’s claim on Ilorin-Ibadan road

Taiwan TransAsia plane crash-lands in Taipei river

Ogun PDP inagurates presidential campaign committee

Domestic passenger flight crashes in Taiwan with 58 people aboard

Ondo to grant autonomy to fire service for improved efficiency

Amosun to declare holiday for PVCs collection

Fresh suit seeking Jonathan’s disqualification filed

NEMA urges Nigerians to prepare for effects of climate change

Novartis Japan facing penalty over drug side effects

Argentina prosecutor Nisman 'planned warrant' for President Fernandez

Jailed schoolgirl becomes Palestinian symbol

Six killed in New York train-car collision

Jordan vows to avenge pilot's death, as IS 'execution' video emerges

North Korea strikes down US talks, vows 'final doom'

Indonesia's minorities hope for a safer future under Widodo

Propaganda in Jonathan, Buhari campaign blitz

Oyebode, Aribisala disagree over President’s performance

‘APC Senate candidate alleges threat to his life’

Agbaje canvasses support for Jonathan, PDP

INEC begins distribution of materials for presidential poll

16 political parties want elections postponed

APC will create three million jobs yearly, says Buhari

NERC to unveil new rules in power sector

Only Jonathan attended OIC meeting, says Osinbajo

Nigeria safe under Jonathan, says IBB

3SC, Sharks set for Gold Cup semifinals

FCT Rock ready for DSTV Basketball League, says Ogar

Niger’s humidity not a challenge to Eaglets, Amadu assures

NSC, NOC mourn Okoya-Thomas,commiserate with family

‘No room for age cheats in D. K. Olukoya Athletics Championship’

PDP gave pastors N6b for anti-APC, Buhari campaign, says Amaechi

CNPP insists on February polls

Students endorse Ambode

Group urges farmers to vote agric-minded politicians

Okorie faults presidential debate rules

Cote d’Ivoire careful despite favourites tag

Underdogs who will still have a say

Promasidor donates 1,000 hockey sticks to LSHA

Ex-Eagles captain, others preach violence-free elections

Obanikoro faults Fashola on N10,000 exam fees

Lagos group, CRI endorse Buhari, Osinbajo

PDP group targets 40m votes for Jonathan

Russian pilots kidnapped

IS video purports to show Jordanian pilot burnt alive

CBN unveils N300 billion real sector support facility

Cash-starved oil producers trade pipelines for money

Diversification: Govt to commence livestock census

African Eurobond investors face $10b losses

Cocoa market turns bearish as chocolate consumption slides

'Nigeria not compromised by foreign troops on its soil'

Kurdish forces seize villages near Syrian town of Kobani

Abbas orders probe into Palestinian cartoon of Prophet Mohammad

Shelling increasingly killing civilians in Ukraine, UN says

France arrests eight more with alleged jihadist links

Canada says release of Al-Jazeera journalist in Egypt is ‘imminent’

Former speaker, Etteh, joins APC

MPs say yes to three-person babies

PML Advisory partners Indian firm to boost anti-corruption war

Tax Compliance: Coca-Cola receives Lagos endorsement

DataPro boss urges banks to embrace anti-money laundering measures

Aggrieved A'Ibom gov aspirants ‘endorse’ Esuene’s ambition in LP

WHO names new head for Ebola response

IG orders special protection for INEC officials, materials

UN agency gets Saudi’s $13.5m donation to rebuild Gaza settlements

UN calls for more regional military against Boko Haram

21 ships with petroleum products land Lagos ports

Major Chinese cities quality air tests

Presidency summons Ribadu, others over Adamawa PDP

Ex-whore testifies in Strauss-Kahn’s 'pimping' trial

Traders threaten to sue FG over ‘lopsided’ 2015 budget

U.S. ifts secrecy on aid to Afghan army

Yobe auto crash claims 17, injures 50

I am still PDP member, says Lamido

Roadside bomb kills four Pakistani troops in northwest

Junta chief slams rumours govt behind Thai bomb blasts

First defendant takes the stand in DSK pimping trial

Britain set for historic vote on three-parent babies

Athens may have heart in Moscow but head is in Europe: analysts

Commonwealth backs Sri Lanka's new war crimes probe

Football: Japan sacks coach Javier Aguirre amid match-fix claims

Panasonic says FY profit target unchanged despite earnings drop

South Korea soldier gets death sentence for troop killings

Al-Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy gives up Egypt citizenship

Hong Kong, Shanghai shares rise on oil rally

Singapore blocks access to overseas gambling websites

Ukraine crisis: US considers 'lethal aid' to government

Carnival scenes as Malaysian Hindus mark Thaipusam

Cuba publishes first photos of Fidel Castro in nearly six months

First defendant to take the stand in DSK 'pimping' trial

Australia shopping centre blast kills one

Murdered Japanese journalist's peace tweet goes viral

Monday, February 02, 2015

House on The Rock promotes peace, tolerance with movie

Ondo PDP campaign takes off, Mimiko promises 90 km road

Two UPU factions endorse Ogboru, Emerhor as Urhobo candidates

Suit against Buhari for february 9

Advocates seek sensitization of judges on FOI Act

Sultan, Onaiyekan ask presidential candidates to respect peace accord

APC seeks enforcement of Niger tribunal judgment

Benue youths march for Jonathan’s re-election

Ladoja to run purposeful govt if elected, says former Speaker

Southwest youths rally support for Jonathan’s re-election

Ajimobi compensates 200 victims of Ibadan public disturbance

Ekiti Afenifere dissociates self from president’s endorsement

Ebonyi people laud President for raising hopes over Nigercem Nkalagu

Former Imo PDP guber aspirant backs Jonathan, Ihedioha

APC seeks probe of Ohanaeze Ndigbo secretariat explosion

Muhammadu Buhari unfolds economic agenda

Bobbi Kristina Brown 'fighting for her life'

Libya revokes bill which banned Gaddafi-era officials from office

United States expands Venezuela visa bans

Freed journalist Peter Greste 'relieved' but 'angst' over jailed colleagues

Energy firms boosted in Asia as oil prices rise

Kerry praises Qatar for help on Yemen crisis

Egypt confirms mass death sentences for police killings

Abuja is 39 today but they always forget…

Jonathan banking on achievements, reformation policies to retain power

Letter to President Jonathan

Police fault people’s relocation over polls

Renowned industrialist, Okoya-Thomas, dies at 79

Buhari unfolds economic agenda

Schools won’t be shut over polls, says FG

Military, CJTF intensify onslaught on insurgents in Borno

Buhari declines debate, PDP, others berate him

How technology can enhance transparency in electoral process, by minister, perm sec

Tor Tiv for book launch

SERAP invokes FoI, urges Okonjo-Iweala to account for alleged missing N30tn

400 convicted for corruption in four years, says Sambo

NSCDC foils pipeline vandalism along Ore-Sagamu road

Ugbade declares Flying Eagles’ readiness for AYC

Emordi praises LMC for Super Six tourney

Warri Wolves, Dolphins, others storm Ibadan, as Multi-Sports tourney kicks off

NFF needs technical assistance to get quality coach for Eagles, says Onigbinde

Otti can start real grassroots sports revolution in Abia, says Uche

First Bank remains Nigeria’s top banking brand, says The Banker

Govt launches company e-registration portal

50% of electricity consumers not metered, says govt

AFC initiates $900m power project in Ghana

Aiyegbeni joins Reading on short term deal

Nahco strategises to salvage aviation sector

Okoya-Thomas: End of journey of a sportsman

Female bomber, another woman die in Gombe blast

Dele Alli for Tottenham medical, Ojo joins Wigan

‘FAB- 5-Football will produce new players’

EU Parliament evacuated as police check suspicious car

Insurgency: Army gets 7,500 AU troops boost

Fresh crisis looms as Obama presents $4tr budget

Liberia undertakes major trials on Ebola vaccines

Egyptian court condemns 183 for lynching policemen

Courts dismisses ex-NIMASA DG’s no case submission

ACF urges striking health workers to resume work

Explosions rock courts in Rivers

Blast rocks Gombe after presidential rally

Catholic Church to deploy 4,889 observers for general elections

NFF replaces Adidas as Eagles’ kit sponsor April

Scores of Boko Haram militants feared killed in Borno operation

Molade Okoya-Thomas dies at 79

Leicester seals last-day loan deal for German defender Huth

Police, politicians to sign another peace accord

Police, politicians to meet for another peace accord

Buhari pledges to strengthen Nigerian economy

Boko Haram attacks seen as increasing before elections, say analysts

FG launches company e-registration portal

Merkel to meet Obama, Harper on North America trip

43 ships laden with foods, petroleum products expected in Lagos

Women condemn stoning of Jonathan’s convoy

VP’s office under APC govt will not be a spare tyre, says Osinbajo

Immigration deport 433 foreigners says official

Nasarawa Govt. warns private tertiary institutions against exorbitant fees

Vice President’s office under APC govt not be a spare tyre says Osinbajo

Russian conscripts fear Ukraine deployment

Kuwait court upholds jail sentence for online activist

Israel PM criticises Lebanon UN force after peacekeeper death

New Greek PM in ally Cyprus on first foreign visit

Australians among next group to be executed in Indonesia

Japan faces scrutiny over failed hostage negotiations

Under-fire Australian PM vows not to resign

Indian prisoners escape by scaling walls with bedsheets

China executes two cult members for McDonald's murder

Police probe blasts at Bangkok shopping centre

Dollar struggles after disappointing US, China data

Under-fire Australian PM says he will not resign

Sunday, February 01, 2015

Corruption, economy get priority at vice presidential candidates’ debate

Anenih seeks South-South/North alliance for Jonathan

Youths decry indiscriminate arrests by police

Minister cautions politicians over slander on presidency

Benue ex-lawmaker seeks justice over attack in church

IBB’s son, Mohammed, joins Niger PDP guber campaign team

Ex-gov, Audu, inflated contracts, says witness at EFCC trial

Mimiko inaugurates PDP campaign council amidst protest

Group warns INEC against postponement of elections

APC denies alleged N1.5 billion Fayemi donation to Buhari campaign

Ondo ex-militants insist on Jonathan’s victory for peace in Nigeria

Venezuelan shop owners arrested over long queues

Philippines carnage scaring away investors

Greek finance minister in London seeking support for debt deal

Ex-IMF chief Strauss-Kahn goes on trial for 'pimping'

South Sudan's stumbling talks

UN Security Council demands Islamic State hostages freed

N.Zealand PM hits back at swipe by 'Luminaries' author Catton

China manufacturing shrank again in January

Katy Perry dazzles at Super Bowl halftime show

Obama plans tax on US firms overseas to fix roads at home

Cameron attacks school 'mediocrity'

South Sudan foes agree to end conflict

Peter Greste 'will not rest' until colleagues freed

Ugwuanyi, PDP and Enugu’s future

‘Government not sincere about violence-free 2015 polls’

‘How I was used and dumped by PDP’

JNI cautions ex-militants, others against violence

Troops foil fresh attack on Maiduguri, kill scores of terrorists

Nigerians score govt low on economy, laud action against Ebola, others

Nigeria on global watch over elections, says Obasanjo

APC, PDP unveil plans for oil sector

INEC extends deadline for PVC collection

JOHESU urges action from Jonathan on health workers strike

Red Cross wants govt to discourage rural-urban movement

Minister kicks off Gombe Kafanchan P’Harcourt train service

ActionAid commends AU’s measures against illicit funds transfer

Wada clears controversy over WAEC fees

CAN decries insecurity, rejects shifting of polls

Adamawa PDP chiefs dump Ribadu, endorse SDP candidate

Group tackles Northern elders over support for Buhari

Forum cautions politicians on violence

Muslim group tasks Fulani on education, morals

Pillars down Enyimba, as Flying Eagles take title

Djokovic defeats Murray for fifth Australian Open title

LMC Super Six has been a blessing, says Ikhana

Amiesimaka Stadium a class above Akwa Ibom Complex, Igwe boasts

IBB joins call for development of other sports

Purple House wins DMS 2015 Sports festival

Topaz retains Atlantic Hall School Sports title

Jailed Al Jazeera journalist leaves Egypt for Australia

African Union seeks financial independence

Five-star Arsenal cruise past Aston Villa

Sanusi tasks health workers on strike, to offset patients’ bills

Benefits of PSV 2020 initiative, by CBN

ICT infrastructure critical to Nigeria’s economic growth, says Coker

Apex bank, firm list benefits of e-collection payment

Heritage Banks’ integration agenda underway

CITN harps on social contract’s performance to aid tax compliance

Securities firm projects mixed economic developments for Nigeria

Islamic State: Jordan tortured by fate of pilot hostage

Nicky Morgan announces 'war on illiteracy and innumeracy'

Whitney Houston's daughter 'found unresponsive' in bath

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

The Chile's President Bachelet proposes end to total abortion ban

Greece economy: PM Tsipras seeks to placate creditors

Jordan vow after IS 'beheading' of Japan hostage Goto

Lindsay Sandiford: 'Time on death row is running out'

New Boko Haram attack on Nigerian city of Maiduguri

Japan outraged at IS 'beheading' of hostage Kenji Goto

Nokia threatens London start-up over 'HERE'

Australia PM Abbott 'to learn from Queensland poll rout

Shock state election rout piles pressure on Australian PM

Argentina's Kirchner out of wheelchair for China trip

Japan launches new spy satellite

Power restored at Bangladesh opposition leader's office

Pro-democracy protesters to return to Hong Kong streets

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Greece offers olive branch as search for allies begins

Indonesia resumes search for AirAsia crash victims

IS claims beheading of second Japanese captive

New Jersey Governor Christie to begin UK visit

Colombian ex-spy chief Maria Hurtado appears in court

Greece rejects new loans as money runs out

Portugal property continues to lure foreigners

Japan says 'highly probable' IS beheading video is authentic

Kenji Goto: Video 'shows IS beheading Japan hostage'

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