Nigerian Compass Archive for April 2011

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Akpabio: I’m governor of all

Court stops INEC over rescheduled Bayelsa West Senatorial poll

Ngige’s victory, a charade, says Akunyili

Lagos PDP disowns Finnih’s Elders Council

Our plans, by Amaechi, Suswam, Ajimobi, Orji

Uduaghan wins, Shinkafi loses

Ladoja, Balogun, Yewa elders: Obasanjo has lost all

End of the road for godfathers

Youth Corps members destined to die, says Yuguda

Nigerian Compass 29th April, 2011

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Nigerian Compass 28th April, 2011

Ngige: APGA goes to court

LP candidates win Ondo Constituency Assembly election seats

Bauchi: PDP stalwart appeals for peaceful conduct of re-scheduled elections

Polls: Bayelsa speaker’s aide, six policemen, others arrested

Immortalise slain corpers with good work, Fashola tells office holders

Saraki: I’m not a violent politician

20,000 policemen for Kaduna governorship polls

Nigerian robbers arrested in Ghana

Imo governorship poll deadlocked

Govs Amosun, Ajimobi

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

PDP scores INEC high, as Saraki berates Belgore over phone call claim

Fashola set to sweep poll in Lagos, as Dosunmu promises to accept outcome

Amaechi, Omehia disagree on Rivers governorship polls

Obasanjo: Northern rioters must adjust to electoral changes

Daniel pushes for more credible electoral process

NDIC to pay N9.8 billion to closed MFBs depositors

PDP: No plan to sanction Babangida, others

Jonathan threatens emergency rule in Kaduna, Bauchi

Violence, bomb scare, ballot box thefts rock polls

Nigerian Compass 27th April, 2011

Monday, April 25, 2011

N200m ‘rigging’ fund: Lai Muhammed lied, says Lagos Collectives

Police confirm seven corps members dead in Bauchi violence

No other party could have won the presidential election, says Alkali

Bombs kill two in Borno ahead of polls

Riots: Ogun evacuates 150 youth corps members from Bauchi

Crisis hits Bauchi CPC as four lay claims to party’s governorship ticket

GOC to Ibadan thugs: I will deal with you

Riot: Mimiko receives Ondo evacuated Youth Corps members from North

Their Excellencies and the mother of all battles

Nigerian Compass 26th April, 2011

Nigerian Compass 25th April, 2011

Jonathan debunks allegation of using state fund for election

Fake generators: Chinese accuses dealers of colluding with manufacturers

Minority stakeholders plot take-over of PDP

ACN issues ‘final warning’ to PDP over tomorrow’s polls

DPO slaughtered in Lagos

Babangida slams PDP over sanctions threat

Olurin lied about his age, alleges PPN

Mass burials for riot victims in the North

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Nigerian Compass 24th April, 2011

Delta govt reports Ogboru to Jonathan

Jonathan tasks G-20 group on development in North

Easter: Atiku, Oni preach love, peace

Ekiti PDP to ACN: We’re ready for war, peace

Shitta-bey, MPPP candidate congratulates Jonathan

Corp members will be protectd –Lagos CP

11 NYSC members killed in Bauchi

INEC: CPC goofed on polls fraud claim

Friday, April 22, 2011

10,000 displaced in Bauchi, Gombe, Yobe

Non-indigenes, relocate from Kano over mayhem

Alao-Akala pacifies Alaafin, Soun

We’ll sue Ngige , Anene for criminal defamation —Akunyili

Why we won the presidential election —PDP

Minimum wage: Treat defaulting governors as criminals —NLC

UN crimes court may probe killings in north

Olurin's running mate, Tinubu's paper in trouble over Daniel

FIRE GUTS PASTOR BAKARE'S HOUSE

Nigerian Compass 23rd April, 2011

Thursday, April 21, 2011

I didn’t receive N20b from Jonathan, says Shekarau

Navy in show of strength in Delta

PDP to Buhari: Prove allegation of poll rigging

Akinjide, Ishola, Raimi attack Daisi, Amoo, Kuye over Ajimobi’s endorsement

Explosive kills police Inspector in Borno

Owerri elders endorse Ohakim

Obasanjo: ACN is a fraudulent party

Jega: No election in Kaduna, Bauchi

Killings: FG fingers CPC

Nigerian Compass 22nd April, 2011

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Okorocha, Araraume to security chiefs: Prepare to kill us all if you take side

Guber election: Many incumbents likely to lose, poll predicts

Federal Government okays N20.9b road contracts in N’Delta

Ogun approves N18,000 minimum wage, reduces school fees

...Jonathan: Enough is enough

Lawyers’ verdict: Nigeria under threat

Kano/Katsina: Court stops Abacha, confirms Masari

Ladoja: Ibadan elders are political illiterates

8,400 flee to barracks

Nigerian Compass 21st April, 2011

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Presidential Poll: ‘How Akala delivered Oyo’

CNPP re-affirms support for PDP, Akpabio, denies election boycott plan

Electorate, not INEC, deserve all praises-Saraki

Oshiomhole, Anenih, others hail peaceful, orderly conduct of polls

CPC is unbeatable, says Bakare

Bomb blasts in Borno, Kaduna

Olurin should step down for Isiaka–Daniel

President, Shekarau, Ribadu pledge to accept results, Buhari differs

Jonathan leads

Nigerian Compass 17th April, 2011

Friday, April 15, 2011

Presidential poll: Army deploys troops

Ebonyi PDP accuses INEC of using partisan officers

Araraume, Udenwa accuse Imo speaker of ballot box snatching

Former Slovak PM to lead observer group

Alao-Akala’s driver killed in stampede

Elechi alleges threat to life

No guber polls in Kogi, Bayelsa, Adamawa, Sokoto, Cross River, says Appeal Court

James Ibori extradited to UK

Who is the next President?

Nigerian Compass 16th April, 2011

Thursday, April 14, 2011

400 militants surrender arms in Ondo

Oshiomhole sacks five more aides over PDP’s victory in Edo

Saraki, Gbemisola: We didn’t vote for Bukola

I have placed Ogun on a sound economic footing, says Daniel

First Bank recorded N33.4b profit in 2010

FG okays N48.5b new projects for NDDC

Ohakim: I will deliver 90% votes for President

Ex-Rivers gov spent N18b on last day in office

Jonathan: INEC decision on presidential polls final

Nigerian Compass 15th April, 2011

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Shortlisted bidders for power firms to be known in weeks

Jonathan releases N5 billion to pensioners

Oshiomhole sacks two commissioners, aides

Ogun West youths give 24-hour ultimatum for Olurin, Isiaka reconciliation

I can write a book on Amosun, says Daniel

Jega: INEC is confused over Ngige, Akunyili

BPE queries N4 billion NECOM House secret sale

SSS parades Akwa Ibom lawmaker with 12,000 ‘specimen’ ballot papers

Akande: Buhari scuttles talks

Nigerian Compass 14th April, 2011

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Drug counterfeiters must serve life in jail, says Orhii

Fayose accuses INEC, TESCOM of collusion to perpetrate electoral fraud

SAN: Court gives CJN, AGF 72 hours to appear

Defence Minister: Jonathan will win South-West

Enugu guber candidate, 35 others docked

One dead, many injured in Ibadan students’clash

ACN, CPC intensify talks as Yakasai praises Jonathan

President: North, South divide will end soon

APGA: Ngige’s ‘victory’ as Senator, total madness

Nigerian Compass 13th April, 2011

Monday, April 11, 2011

We’ll challenge Ondo results at tribunal, says PDP

Ogun: Obasanjo, Martins-Kuye, Olurin, others meet

WikiLeaks names Atiku, late Yar’Adua as top oil thefts

How Gbagbo was captured

Shell awards fresh $101m pipeline contract in Nigeria

Uba wants Anambra Central polls cancelled

I’ll defeat Ajimobi, others, says Akala

Returning Officer: I announced results at gun-point

Jonathan: Buhari, Ribadu will be shocked on Saturday

Nigerian Compass 12th April, 2011

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Human rights groups want police to intervene in Akwa Ibom crisis

Suleja bombing: Kwara DPP candidate seeks political solution

Zamfara: Shinkafi loses to Yarima

Smart Adeyemi wins Kogi West seat, as Ohize, Melaye lose out

Awo’s daughter dies at 66

Ngige threatens war over Akunyili

Police arrest Lagos PDP candidate, 18 others

Iyabo Obasanjo weeps after losing Ogun Central to ACN

CPC, ACN in race for Mark, Bankole’s seats

Nigerian Compass 11th April, 2011

Saturday, April 09, 2011

Large turnout, tight security in Kaduna

Four arrested as Saraki, others praise INEC

Four feared dead, electoral materials burnt in Delta

Jega promises to include missing names, lauds turnout

Large voter turnout in Rivers, Amaechi lauds INEC

Jonathan lauds peaceful conduct

CPC defends guber candidate in Kwara

Gun battle at Bankole’s collation centre

Bomb blasts kill Police woman, 10 others

Nigerian Compass 10th April, 2011

Friday, April 08, 2011

Police chief flays INEC

NANS queries Olurin’s democratic credentials

We are ready for polls —Ekiti REC

Follow INEC’s guidelines, Jonathan tells electorate

Supreme Court forecloses review of Sokoto guber verdict

After governor’s alleged stoning, 10 killed in a fresh Bauchi attack

Judicial officer shot as Bankole's aides, urchins clash

We were sent by Bin Laden, says failed Kaduna bomb thrower

BOMB BLAST KILLS 40 CORPS MEMBERS

Nigerian Compass 9th April, 2011