Nigerian Compass Archive for May 2011

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Oyo set to install surveillance cameras

Kwara PDP denies tampering with election materials

VP Sambo, railway worker’s son, fortifies canoe builder’s presidency

FG okayed my foreign trip

It’s the day of Good Luck

Nigerian Compass 29th May, 2011

Friday, May 27, 2011

Alleged rape: Court orders arrest of monarch

Report of John Togo’s surrender, a lie —JTF

Bankole’s brother docked over visa scam

EFCC advocates unconditional repatriation of stolen funds

Police, Army set up joint investigative panel on Lagos killings

Buhari is intellectually lazy, unfit for president—Utomi



Nigerian Compass 28th May, 2011

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Oyo Baales reject Alao-Akala’s Greek Gift

Dangote cement increases local productions to 20m metric tonnes

Badagry killings: Injured ASP dies

Nigeria’s federalism short-changing Ogun economy, says Daniel

Five days after wedding, gunmen kill Warri lawyer

Drama, as EFCC arraigns Nnamani in Enugu

Alleged rights violation: Oyinlola dares Aregbesola

CBN to increase N150,000 withdrawal limit

90% of ministerial lobbyists not credible, says Jonathan

Nigerian Compass 27th May, 2011

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Bill restricts tenants from paying more than a year rent in Lagos

Senate to FG: Declare volume of Nigeria’s gas

Customs boss shuns Reps, risks arrest

Senate passes N4.484 trillion 2011 amended budget

My administration has stabilised Ogun, says Daniel

Killing of police chiefs: Army boss launches probe

Anger as policemen shoot passengers in Lagos over N100

Ministerial nominees panic over SSS report

Nigerian Compass 26th May, 2011

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Jonathan vs Buhari: Tribunal reserves ruling

CBN raises MPR by 50 per cent

FG won’t scrap NYSC, says Jonathan

NASS reduces 2011 Budget by N500 billion

EFCC invites Bankole over N10 billion scandal

FG thumbs up Ogun power project

Plane crash, explosion kill four in Kaduna, Delta

Soldiers kill police chiefs in reprisal attack

North Killings: NYSC delists Bauchi

Nigerian Compass 25th May, 2011

EFCC fails to file fresh charges against Akingbola

Conduct Bureau begins probe of Alao-Akala, others’ assets

Obama, wife drink Guinness 'Stout' in Ireland

Akala: Alaafin is an aggrieved politician without party

Amaechi succeeds Saraki as Govs’ Forum chair

Agagu, Omisore, Etteh, Yar’Adua, Waziri, Okupe make ministerial list

Oritsejafor to Buhari: I won’t respond to foolishness

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Varsity workers issue strike threat over retirement bill

FG may not grant amnesty to John Togo, others

Ex-Works Minister asks CJ to re-assign case

Soldiers patrol Kano

Reps may sack Bankole over Speakership

Daniel dedicates church to God, asks loyalists to support Amosun

Reps loot multi-billion Naira office equipment

Row over CBN 'Sharia' clause in banking rule

Nigerian Compass 23rd May, 2011

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Lagos Assembly denies receiving jumbo pay-off

Strike imminent as ASUU presses home demands

PDP Reps on war path with party over zoning

Muraina reaches out to colleagues

Sambo tasks Governors-elect on good governance

Daniel inaugurates projects for NPF

Angry dad of slain 'corper' writes Jonathan

The bridge at centre of EFCC probe

Nigerian Compass 22nd May, 2011

Friday, May 20, 2011

Wife of UK-based Nigerian dies in hotel

Kano CAN honours Shekarau

N/Central CPC backs party on election tribunal

EFCC warns governors against money laundering

Nigeria’s polls met global standards, says Commonwealth

Jonathan may release cabinet list on May 29

Court voids sack of Okereke-Onyiuke from NSE, grants N500m damages

Outrage over Lagos Assembly's jumbo pay

Nigerian Compass 21st May, 2011

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Ooni, Sultan back Lemu Panel on North killings

IMF chief resigns, makes new bid for bail

Senate bows to pressure, passes National Health Bill

FG orders NNPC, DPR to reduce kerosene price

Akingbola: EFCC, NBA President petition CJ over judge’s conduct

Jonathan to Govs-elect: You must deliver

Akiolu blasts Lagos council chairmen

Policeman killed, 10 suspects die in cell as 'Boko Haram' attacks Maiduguri

Bandits raid four banks, snatch N84 million

Nigerian Compass 20th May, 2011

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Elected ACN member is a virus, says Akpabio

Despite zoning, Sokoto Rep launches campaign for House Speaker’s seat

EFCC set to probe Bankole over alleged N21 billion scam

Egyptian succeeds Osama bin Laden as al-Qaeda leader

We’ll mobilise Igbo against PDP zoning, says Ngige

Osun monarch docked for raping corps member

Senate shuts out new members from key posts

Akingbola: NBA President walks out on court

No N50 million each, no peace, Reps insist

Nigerian Compass 19th May, 2011

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Nigerian Compass 18th May, 2011

EFCC arraigns ex-Works Minister on fresh fraud charge

Bode Ola: I was never arrested or detained

Akpabio: Governors’ re-election was tough

Bankole goes to court, seeks fresh election

May 29: Ijaw youth blows hot over plan to disrupt Jonathan’s inauguration

Ministerial list: Ondo PDP crisis deepens

First habitable planet discovered

I have no pact with ACN, says Mimiko

How British pilot planned to crash Lagos-bound jet

Monday, May 16, 2011

The making of ABRAHAM’s Tabernacle: An Ecumenical Centre of Excellence

I didn’t collect N1m, SUV from Akala, says Ibadan chief

N47 billion fraud charge: Court orders Akingbola to take plea

Police seek evidence of sex attack from IMF chief

Court stops Finbank, FCMB merger

Three killed in Lagos NURTW factions’ clash

Ministerial list: Aggrieved members sack Ondo PDP secretariat

Senate rules: Mark shuts door against Saraki, Goje

Fed Govt slashes Senator’s N184m, Rep’s N168m pay

Nigerian Compass 17th May, 2011

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Ondo PDP members reject ministerial list

PDP fingered in CPC leadership tussle

Atiku faults calls for scrapping of NYSC

EFCC’s advisory saves foreign investors over $12 billion

IMF chief charged with sex assault, rape attempt

Post-election killings: Northern Christians reject Lemu as panel chair

Wedding guests panic as monarch slumps in Ondo

OAU VC tackles governors over sack of varsity heads

World ends on Saturday?

Nigerian Compass 16th May, 2011

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Alaafin urges Ajimobi to fulfill electoral promises

A’Ibom A.C.N alleges plot by PDP, INEC to scuttle election petition

Prospective drivers to undergo compulsory medical exams -Health Minister

Post election violence: NANS commends Jonathan

I didn’t blame Obi for my senatorial defeat – Akunyili

Jonathan shops for female SGF

Boko Haram kills Governor’s driver, community leader

Court orders EFCC to release Akingbola

NUC declares seven LASU campuses illegal

Nigerian Compass 15th May, 2011

Friday, May 13, 2011

Road: Obi pleads with communities for understanding

Give me WAFU Cup as parting gift, Daniel tells Eagles

NYSC: Lawyer drags Jonathan, AGF to court

VCs sack: ASUU issues 48-hour ultimatum to Fayemi

Speaker: Edo ACN, PDP spoil for war

Ma’saba’s wives now 97, seeks more

War looms in Oyo over new pay



Nigerian Compass 14th May, 2011

Thursday, May 12, 2011

MOSOP kicks against Auta’s appointment as Federal High Court CJ

Federal, states, councils share N352.508 billion

CPC: Ohaneze, S’East govs must apologise to Ndigbo over PDP zoning formula

Buhari: Jonathan lacks power to constitute panel on post-election violence

Cleric to FG: You’ve failed Nigerians

N10 billion loan: Bankole owns up

Mob attacks Jonathan’s convoy in Kampala

Encomiums as Daniel inaugurates Abeokuta’s tallest building

Osama: Al-Qaeda targets Obama’s grandmum

Nigerian Compass 13th May, 2011

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Akala signs N18,000 minimum wage into law

Akwa Ibom: Akpabio’s aide thanks electorate

Despite opposition, Senate okays Auta as Chief Judge

N75.5b fraud: Court remands ex-Works Minister, others in prison

Senate presidency: Senators shut out Mark’s competitors

Modibo, Goje, Muazu battle for PDP chair

Fayemi sacks three Vice Chancellors, Provost

Bankole risks suspension over N10 billion loan

Hell on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Nigerian Compass 12th May, 2011

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

RMAFC moves to resolve A’Ibom, Rivers oil wells dispute

Faulty cooling system forces Senate to adjourn sitting

Saraki: PDP robbed us of victory

EFCC arraigns Finbank ex-MD, others over N10b fraud

Jos boils again as youths kill four

Sanusi: CBN may raise interest rate

FG’s N5m for family of each slain corps members

Jonathan, VP, govs back Mark as Senate President

Aides break into ex-gov Duke’s home, steal N38m

Nigerian Compass 11th May, 2011

Monday, May 09, 2011

Nigerian Compass 10th May, 2011

Mark, Daniel, Saraki, Oshiomhole, NJI condole with Katsina-Alu over wife’s death

N4.56 billion pension scam: Suspects get bail

Court orders EFCC to release BankPHB ex-MD’s wife

Angry workers shut out minister from office

PDP meeting turns bloody

Ajimobi kicks as Akala vows to pay N18,000 minimum wage

DMO: Nigeria has reached its limit of external borrowing

CPC’s suit against Jonathan will fail, says PDP

Nigerian families may share from Osama’s $50m reward

Sunday, May 08, 2011

Ohakim is a patriot, says Agukwe

Mimiko lifts commerce in Ondo, builds N150m ultra-modern market

Abisodun, Akande, Ajibola jostle for Bankole’s position

14 professors in race to succeed OAU VC

Cracks in ACN over Reps’ position

Council of Obas chairmanship: Ibadan Elders back Alao-Akala

Osama: U.S. pilot refuses to fly Muslim clerics

Ohakim jinxed by Obasanjo, says Umeh

Row in PDP over Defence Minister’s suspension

Nigerian Compass 9th May, 2011

Saturday, May 07, 2011

Cabinet shake up: Fear grips Kogi Commissioners

Malaria negatively affects MDGs achievements in Nigeria – FG, WHO

FAAN to commission new facilities at Abuja Airport

Akwa Ibom ACN chair calls for Akpanudoedeghe’s probe

Ohaneze president demands due reward for Igbos from PDP

Caution as politicians deface Ohakim’s billboards

Bin Laden riot-scare unsettles Kano

Okorocha wins Imo guber election

Judge in N10b bribery scandal

Nigerian Compass 8th May, 2011

Friday, May 06, 2011

Riots: F. G. not serious —Rev Hezekiah

Probing Shekarau, a waste of time —PDP Cheiftain

Bankole, Iyabo Obasanjo head for tribunal over electoral defeat

CPC files petition against Jonathan’s victory

Ondo PDP defends suspension of Defence minister

Tears as slain Corps member is buried in Ado Ekiti

Al-Qaida threatens reprisals over bin Laden

100 suspected thugs arrested at Imo mop-up guber polls


Nigerian Compass 7th May, 2011

Thursday, May 05, 2011

Jonathan marks one year in office, thanks all

10,000 policemen for Imo supplementary poll

Sambo: Power will be stable soon

Gunmen kidnap Perm Sec

‘I flushed Osama out to be captured’

Saraki: No deal with Bukola, PDP

‘Pastor-lecturer’ jailed 48 months for certificate forgery

World Bank links N9.13t loot to Nigerian leaders

Nigerian Compass 6th May, 2011

Wednesday, May 04, 2011

Nigerian Compass 5th May, 2011

Two weeks to end of tenure, Reps abandon sitting

N47.1b fraud: EFCC fails to arraign Akingbola, others

Igbo seek Senate Presidency, Reps Speakership

21 firms bid to develop four Abuja districts

Lagos to cancel principals’ promotion exams over leakages

Curfew in four Imo councils ahead of tomorrow’s poll

Osama bought Pakistani home site for $48,000

Ladoja’s man shot dead in Ibadan violence

Babangida: Power must shift to North in 2015

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

10 injured in fresh NURTW garages’ take-over tussle in Ibadan

Nigeria’s GDP growth to drop by 17.9% this year

Sack fever grips commissioners, others in Delta

Enugu governorship: Chime jittery over imminent judgement

Sharing of positions tears S’West PDP apart

Amosun thanks Daniel, sets up 13-member transition committee

America spent $10 billion to kill Osama

Alao-Akala demotes Alaafin

Adegbite: Obama should have captured Osama

Nigerian Compass 4th May, 2011

Monday, May 02, 2011

FG allays fears of fuel price increase

Yuguda recants over statement on corpers’ death

Daniel writes OGSIEC, seeks postponement of planned council polls

Oyo NURTW: Tokyo boys take over motor parks in Ibadan, others

Who gets $27 million bin Laden FBI reward?

Like Osama, like Escobar

Obama: We got him at last

WAR ON TERROR: How Obama killed Osama

Nigerian Compass 3rd May, 2011

Sunday, May 01, 2011

Ondo ACN rejects NASS, state Assembly elections, goes to tribunal

Post-election violence: ‘Nigerians need reorientation on nationhood’

Riots: Kaduna knocks police over use of high calibre weapons

Ajimobi raises alarm over Akala’s plan to empty treasury

ACN victory is liberation for Ekiti, South-West, says Adaramodu

Daniel urges workers to support Amosun

Akwa Ibom ACN chair to Akpabio: We surrender

Govs beg workers over minimum wage, President vows to grow economy

Imo: Ohakim, Okorocha’s supporters in bloody clash

Nigerian Compass 2nd May, 2011

Nigerian Compass 1st May, 2011

Saturday, April 30, 2011

ACN wins state assembly seat in Cross River

May Day: Ajimobi salutes Oyo workers

Omo-Agege congratulates Uduaghan

Igbo community in Kano hails Brigade Commander

CBN Controller calls for ‘clean sweep’ in banking sector

Governments challenged as the world marks Intellectual Property Day

Nigerian footballers desert Chicago over murder of kinsman

...We are waiting on Jonathan, PDP leaders– Babatope, others

Yorubas may take back seat

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