Nigerian Compass Archive for June 2011

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Ondo Labour leaders blast NLC headquarters over minimum wage

Ondo PMAN chair dies in auto crash

Tambuwal cuts Reps’ pay by 40%

Forget N18,000, Amosun tells Ogun workers

Okonjo-Iweala is World Bank’s second highest paid official, says report

Ngige kicks as Senate appoints Principal Officers

Senators: Ministerial screening will be tough

Monday, June 27, 2011

Nigerian Compass 28th June, 2011

Confusion hits Lagos Assembly over Fashola’s commissioner-nominees

Boko Haram attacks Borno Customs office, kills three

Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ jacket sells for $1.8m at auction

NLC tackles Mimiko, Ondo workers over N14,000 minimum wage agreement

Ex-parte orders: CJN threatens erring judges with dismissal

At last, Senate gets ministerial list

Celebrations as ICC issues arrest warrants on Gaddafi, son

Ogun residents to pay more, says Amosun

Court reaffirms removal of Ataoja

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Nigerian Compass 27th June, 2011

25 killed as Boko Haram attacks Maiduguri

‘Politicians instigating crisis in Ondo coastal areas’

Anxiety mounts over alleged move to release Enugu kidnap suspects

Reps resume plenary tomorrow

NASS to tackle image problem, says Rep

Judges kick as Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria emerges

Ministerial list: Electricity workers pray against Nnaji

Boko Haram may consume Nigeria, says Dokubo-Asari

Ex-RMAFC boss: Obasanjo wasted N1.5t on power

Oshiomhole insists on N18,000 as Ondo NLC okays N14,000

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Group berates El-Rufai over attack on Jonathan, EFCC

Abia PDP chief seeks support for Orji

Ajimobi, Alao-Akala exchange words

Ministerial appointment: PHCN workers move against Nnaji

Lorry crushes four to death in Osun

War over sale of Stock Exchange

PPN to Amosun: Stop running govt of policy reversals

EFCC traces el-Rufai’s alleged loot to US, UK

Nigerian Compass 26th June, 2011

Friday, June 24, 2011

Nigerian Compass 25th June, 2011

NJC Probe: Group wants Akeredolu to step aside, warns lobbyists

Right groups, community seek retrial of Ohakim’s aide

Akpabio charges prison authorities on reforms

Yari to Zamfara Council Emirates: You are corrupt

Senate Leader zoned to South-South, say senators

Why soldiers are on Abuja streets — Army Chief

Ghaddafi lobbies Jonathan ahead of AU Summit

One year on, Supreme Court yet to list appeal against Wabara

War looms over Govs' call for fuel price hike

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Nigerian Compass 24th June, 2011

Again, police, army clash in Lagos

Commissioners: PDP wants governors to help Aregbesola

Okonjo-Iweala’s dollar salary generates debate in U.S.

Bankole: No court has jurisdiction to try me

FG launches two satellites July 7

Soldiers take over security in Abuja

Govt begs as workers’ strike paralyses Ondo

Amosun recalls sacked Perm Secs under pressure

Deji Abiola detained over alleged N35.5 million fraud

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Ringim seeks urgent review of security system

CBN dismisses fears over Islamic banking

Ajimobi, Alao-Akala trade words over sack of three perm secs

Bankole sneaks into Lagos

Flood kills six, displace 150 in Kano

Amosun sacks Ogun Assembly Clerk, seven Perm Secs

Stampede at UNAD: 12 students wounded, three on life support

Tension over Senate Leader’s seat

Ondo insists on N13,000 as workers begin strike

Nigerian Compass 23rd June, 2011

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Nokia unveils first MeeGo smartphone

Mob sets ablaze ex-convict for snatching bag with N150

ACN Reps quit Tambuwal’s Selection Committee

Suspected cult members kill poly student in Bauchi

EFCC: Sule Lamido defends Jonathan, attacks Obasanjo

Western Publishing Co appoints MD/EIC, others

N18,000: Workers set for showdown with FG, governors

U.S., Russia fight over asteroid that could destroy Earth

Boko Haram: NSA stops police chiefs’ meeting

Nigerian Compass 22nd June, 2011

Monday, June 20, 2011

Nigerian Compass 21th June, 2011

Lagos Assembly approves N700m for 10 APCs

Jonathan pledges to strengthen national security

Police chiefs meet over Boko Haram today

Oshiomhole denies impregnating lady, swears-in SSG

Abiola’s Will: Court grants administrators access to properties

Hoodlums storm police station, shoot DPO

35 die in Enugu, Ibadan auto crashes

More ministries coming in new cabinet

Obasanjo angry with EFCC chair over Daniel

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Ministerial screening: Mark puts Senators on recall notice

Jonathan’s debt to Gombe people

‘Akpanudoedehe not qualified to contest Akwa Ibom guber poll’

Panic in Abuja over threat text messages

N20 bribe One killed, three injured as Okada riders, police clash in Edo

Delta SSG’s security guard kills two over wife’s recharge cards

NON-APPOINTMENT OF COMMISSIONERS: Aregbesola enters Guinness Book of Records, says PDP

Amosun defies Ogun workers, set to sack 2,000

Oni: How Salami, ACN chiefs exchanged calls, texts

Nigerian Compass 20th June, 2011

Saturday, June 18, 2011

PDP Senate caucus endorses Ndoma-Egba as Senate Leader

Osun clerics condemn 'Boko Haram' attack

CBN: Ruling on Afribank stale, ineffective

CAN declares national day of prayer over bombing

I warned Bankole –Reps clerk

Nigerian Compass 19th June, 2011

Ondo PDP repositions for governorship election

Shekarau condemns bomb blast, commiserates with IGP, victims

Nigeria's maps are obsolete, say surveyors

UTME: Biometrics technology delays take-off of exam

Friday, June 17, 2011

PENGASSAN tasks Jonathan on ministerial appointments

Kaduna to pay new minimum wage

Lagos airport beefs up security

PDP chair: Group rallies support for Bamanga Tukur

Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs condemns bombings

SGF tasks governors on intelligence and surveillance

UK jails juror for facebook contact with defendant

Jonathan visits blast site, NSCIA condemns bombings

BOKO HARAM MAY BOMB RCCG CAMP- PASTOR LADI

Nigerian Compass 18th June, 2011

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Turkey to host workshops on aviation for Nigeria, others

Fasehun disowns report on Tinubu by The Nation

Rivers corps members pass out without five kidnapped colleagues

Maiduguri bomb blast kills four

CAN President: Security agents compromised

Panic in Lagos command as CP beefs up security

FCTA orders roadblocks in Abuja

National Assembly workers desert office

N18,000: Ogun workers give Amosun seven-day ultimatum

13 killed as Boko Haram attacks police headquarters

Nigerian Compass 17th June, 2011

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Presidential poll: PDP asks tribunal to dismiss CPC petition

UTME: JAMB introduces Biometric technology to fight exam malpractices

EFCC to use NASS clerks against Bankole, Nafada

Aderinokun: Nigeria has lost an asset, say Atiku, others

Tambuwal: PDP sets up committee

Nigerian held with $100,000 heroin in U.S.

Daniel arrives Lagos amid cheers

Abductors of five corps members reduce ransom to N10m

PDP, CPC members flee as arsonists attack tribunal

Nigerian Compass 16th June, 2011

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Nigerian Compass 15th June, 2011

British Council racism trial: Court fixes July 20 for hearing

Anti-graft war: NBA, Senate advise EFCC

Obi: No new revenue formula, no minimum wage for workers

Mission schools: Muslim group backs Amosun against CAN

Aderinokun, GTBank MD, passes on

Mother of PDP’s National Legal Adviser kidnapped

Airbus to unveil transparent plane

Akingbola loses bid to stop sale of Intercontinental Bank

FG to fight Boko Haram with armoured vehicles

Monday, June 13, 2011

Nigerian Compass 14th June, 2011

‘No crisis between OOU students and Ago-Iwoye indigenes’

N8.5b scam: ICPC grills Akala’s aides

Reps may postpone resumption over contract delay

Abiola’s son laments collapse of father’s business empire

Robbers kill trader in Ibadan

Tight security at Jomu’s installation in Ondo

Police launch manhunt for Tokyo, Auxiliary

Boko Haram kills four at drinking joint

EFCC: Bankole jacks up salary from N8m to N400m

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Nigerian Compass 13th June, 2011

George lambasts fake Awoists

Court orders police to pay N10m damages for illegal detention of Boko Haram suspects

30,000 metric tonnes of kerosene arrive Lagos

CNPP wants FG to name Eagle Square after Abiola

Nigerian convicted in U.S. for trafficking

Amosun’s Chief of Staff resigns

Bakare: A bastard can’t be Yoruba leader

S’East govs: N18,000 wage not feasible

N40b loan scam: EFCC arrests Bankole’s deputy

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Nigerian Compass 12th June, 2011

Don’t disappoint the people, Lam Adesina tells lawmakers-elect

I did not influence Bankole’s arrest, says Jonathan

Imo lawmakers under siege for four years – Outgoing Speaker

Tumultous crowd welcomes Mark to Otukpo

Nigerian gets US military’s second highest honour

June 12 is Democracy Day, not May 29

Friday, June 10, 2011

Nigerian Compass 11th June, 2011

Court to rule on Intercontinental Bank sale to Access Bank June 14

Obi disburses N38m to FADAMA groups

NULGE insists on N18, 000 minimum wage

Oyo Assembly appeals to workers to shelve planned Monday strike

Kwankwaso: My govt is on course

Tambuwal, a gimmick to distract Jonathan —Fasehun

Court rules on Bankole’s bail bid Monday

Bomb blast averted at Kaduna market

GBONIGI, OKUROUNMU, OTHERS TO TINUBU: YORUBA LEADER NOT FOR SALE

Thursday, June 09, 2011

Edo ACN Rep’s father in-law, driver die in auto crash

We collected, remitted over N32.5b, $8.6m into FAAN account since 2008, says Maevis

Two killed in fresh attack on the Plateau

Mark, Tambuwal visit Sambo, pledge to work with Executive

Crisis looms at AAUA as authorities, unions bicker

EFCC recovered N975b in three years

Christian leaders vow to fight Amosun over Ogun mission schools

NJC probe: MTN faults Salami’s claim

Awo’s granddaughter: Tinubu, a supplanter

Nigerian Compass 10th June, 2011

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

21 killed in Ondo road crash

Shettima inspects bomb explosion sites

NPDC production hits 102,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day

UN Security Council permanent seat: Jonathan takes campaign to U.S.

Police officers killed in Port Harcourt

My father would’ve dealt with Boko Haram, says Abacha’s son

Oni, youth group blast Tinubu, ACN over attack on Awo family

NURTW killings: Oyo police declare Tokyo, Auxiliary wanted

Bankole: I’m not guilty

Nigerian Compass 9th June, 2011

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Oyo NURTW violence: Five more die at UCH

IGP donates six gunboats to Lagos Marine Police

Tambuwal goes tough on absenteeism

Jonathan in New York, tasks world leaders to end HIV/AIDS

HID attacks fake Awoists

EFCC charges Bankole with N894m fraud

Two Nigerians arrested with $80m in South Africa

Five killed as explosions rock Maiduguri

Yoruba leaders angry

Nigerian Compass 8th June, 2011

Monday, June 06, 2011

Police discover explosive at Ogun Assembly

Jonathan congratulates Mark, Tambuwwal

Okorocha sacks council chairmen, IMSU Vice-Chancellor, others

ACN, CPC, ANPP alter national power structure

How IBB, Atiku, Northern Elders moved against Obasanjo’s candidate

South-West loses all

Senate: Mark, Ekweremadu emerge President, Deputy unopposed

EFCC may probe FAAN over N26b fraud

Reps defy presidency, PDP, dump zoning

Nigerian Compass 7th June, 2011

Sunday, June 05, 2011

Three feared dead in Enugu collapsed building

PDP dissociates self from threat to tribunal’s secretary

Seventh NASS inauguration: Heavy security beef-up in Abuja

Nigeria to launch two satellites into orbit this month

Speakership Jonathan under pressure from First Lady, Obasanjo

Mimiko: ACN, not the only progressive party

Obasanjo, Amosun in secret talks

At last, EFCC arrests Bankole

Cleric, 19 others killed in Oyo NURTW clash

Nigerian Compass 6th June, 2011

Saturday, June 04, 2011

PDP links Ekiti robbery to the disbandment of security outfit

Uduaghan denies zoning SSG

Oni warns Ekiti TV, radio stations, others against campaign of calumny

Imo Assembly slashes politicians’ security vote to fund free education

Kwankwaso wants to blackmail me, Shekarau alleges

Scientist bend quantum mechanics rule in classic experiment

15 years after, activists honour Kudirat Abiola

Obasanjo didn’t pick Jonathan as Yar’Adua’s running mate —Ahmadu Ali

Bankole’s EFCC probe weakens North’s choice

Nigerian Compass 5th June, 2011

Friday, June 03, 2011

Group warns on minimum wage endorsement

Kwara Gov. assures on youth development

Tread softly, Muslim community tells Amosun

PDP warns NASS members on party discipline

Anxiety over disappearance of Igbinedion’s brother from prison custody

Groups raise alarm over NDDC’s offshore report

Nigeria may back Ki-Moon’s second term bid

NO REGRETS JOINING ORKAH COUP-Nyiam

IG SAVES BANKOLE FROM EFCC ARREST

Nigerian Compass 4th June, 2011

Thursday, June 02, 2011

Boy sells kidney for $3,000 to buy iPad

Daniel, aides submit assets declaration documents to CCB

18 killed, 31 injured in May 29 explosions, says FG

Reps vacate Etteh’s indictment for graft

FG needs N7.8 trillion to complete 11,886 projects

Two killed in ACN, PDP supporters’ clash in Oyo

Bankole begs for forgiveness

Ministers: PDP forwards 270 nominees to Jonathan

Nigerian Compass 3rd June, 2011

Olubolade’s experience helped me, says ex-FCT Minister

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Nigerian Compass 2nd June, 2011

Ghana-bound U.S. plane returns after passengers engage in fisticuffs

Bomb blast kills police corporal in Bauchi

No hiding place for Bankole, says EFCC

BPE shortlists 525 bids for PHCN successor firms

PDP chiefs grumble over share of N6.5 billion nomination fee

Killer vegetables flood Nigeria

DDC machines: Lam Adesina seeks trial of INEC officials

Yewa leaders fault attempt to reconcile Isiaka, Olurin

Three killed in Lagos ACN, PDP clash

Presidency: Oghiadomhe stays as Chief of Staff

Police: 554 civilians, six policemen killed in post-election violence

Thank God Buhari didn’t win presidential poll, says Niger governor

ACN, CPC alliances still possible, says Ribadu

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Imo Speaker impeached, faces probe

Reps reject Pension Act Amendment Bill

Jonathan signs FoI Bill into law

Shehu of Borno’s brother shot dead by 'Boko Haram'

Court stops sale of Intercontinental to Access

Oshiomhole: Govs must pay N18,000 minimum wage

NBC warns Amosun over breach of broadcast licence

10 teachers die of food poisoning in Katsina, others hospitalised

Rocket launcher-wielding robbers kill four in Ekiti

Nigerian Compass 1st June, 2011