Nigerian Compass Archive for January 2012

Monday, January 30, 2012

Supreme court judgement: Group asks inec to jettison dates for fresh polls

Fashola: FG should be out of sports administration

Libya proud of first Afcon victory

Supreme Court judgment: Labour Party writes INEC on fresh timetable

Fresh crisis hits Airtel

Presidency defends N500m budget for food, refreshment

IGP Abubakar loses wife

Contempt: Edo Attorney-General to spend 30 days in prison

INEC to Adoke: Wada is Kogi governor

Kudirat Abiola: al-Mustapha, Shofolahan to die by hanging

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Oyo Reps re-run poll: Akinjide foils ACN's rigging plans, as PDP leads

Plateau Reps kick against Abubakar’s appointment as new IGP

2012 Budget: Reps warn maritime agencies

Kudirat Abiola's murder: Al-Mustapha, Shofolahan know fate today

Djokovic beats Nadal to claim Australian Open title

Jonathan's delegation visits Daniel over father's death

Perjury: Oni sues Adoke over refusal to try Salami

Boko Haram kills five policemen, 10 others in Kano

Sack of five governors: PDP attacks Supreme Court

Mimiko: Aregbesola is a fake progressive

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Police kill suspected robbers in Delta

Boko Haram: FG assures of payment of medical bills

FG to establish cottage industries in 774 LGAs

Libya battle for AFCON survival

NLNG seeks N165b to buy six ships

Kuyt goal sinks United

Hail to the singing Kween!

Nigerian Police farce? How Boko Haram rang Ringim out of town

Kogi Gov-elect retreats as Police back ex-Speaker

Soldiers kill 11 Boko Haram suspects

Friday, January 27, 2012

Exodus of non indigenes in Kano continues

South-East Gov., not insensitive to Igbos killings

Wilshere dealt fresh injury setback

Jonathan in Ethiopia, may emerge AU chairman

25 suspected Boko Haram invaders arrested in Enugu

Ivory Coast cruises into last eight

Dribbling, my response to racism in Europe, saya Okocha

Kano: Boko Haram, Army in fresh Gun duel

Pa Daniel goes home in a blaze of glory

Sylvia, Imoke, Idris, Wammako, Nyako Sacked

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Ahmed signs multi-billion Naira rice deal with Spanish firm

Immigration begins repatriation of illegal immigrants in Minna

'Abang's political ambition untimely'

No document to justify transfer of N18.6b by Akingbola, says witness

Aviation Ministry to pay $6million judgement debt

I ’ll fight Boko Haram, robberies to standstill, says Abubakar

Babangida: I will wear my uniform and fight for Nigeria

Come out and talk, Jonathan challenges Boko Haram

Immigration made N10.3b, ‘embezzled’ N7b in 2011

Yar’Adua, Maina, Cole, 15 others jostle to be DIGs

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Boko Haram: Tension in Kaduna

Bayelsa: Alaibe campaigns for Dickson

Gyan: Ghana 'were lucky' against Botswana

Piracy: Suspects finger JTF

FG okays N25.3 billion contracts for FCT, Transport ministries

Council polls: Osun PDP threatens Aregbesola

Niger: Boko Haram 'got weapons, training from al-Qaida North Africa group'

Like Onovo, like Ringim

IPMAN: NNPC connives with depot owners to divert kerosene

Boko Haram: Jonathan sacks Ringim, DIGs

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Ogun PDP crisis: Court summons Oladipo, Oke, Secondus, others

Reps indict FG over non development of Science and Technology

Fashola sad over obsolete education curricula

Ekiti PDP slams ACN over 'stolen' Benue tribunal exhibits

Dangote gives N100,000 each to 187 refugees in Kaduna, Gombe

NIREC seeks end to bombing

Orubebe's house bombed

Nigeria orders 126 U.S. electric vehicles to combat insecurity

CBN: FG paid N1.7t for subsidy in 2011

Boko Haram threatens to bomb Law School, barracks

Monday, January 23, 2012

Insecurity: ANPP urges Jonathan to summon Council of State meeting

Senate expresses concern over Education Ministry’s overhead, personnel costs

Imoke floors Abang in Cross River PDP guber primaries

Insecurity: Niger State govt officials may opt for arms

Rumpus in Edo police over escape of 14 robbery suspects

Suswam vs Ugbah: Benue ACN in possession of ‘stolen’ exhibits

18 burnt to death in Ondo auto crash

N38b scam: Bankole, Nafada have case to answer, says EFCC

Bayelsa: Opposition candidates move against Dickson, threaten INEC

Petinrin: Boko Haram ’ll soon run out of suicide bombers

Oni to Adoke: Try Salami now

Another bomb attack foiled in Kano

Sorrow in village of Indian slain in Kano

Subsidy: EFCC summons MRS, Total, Oando, others

11 killed, churches, bank bombed in Bauchi attacks

NAFDAC officers to be deployed to drug distribution centres

Senate summons Chevron, NOSDRA, DPR over gas explosion, oil spill

Strike continues until FG substantially implements agreement, says ASUU

Jonathan’s courage and compassion on subsidy

PDP suspends campaign flag off for Bayelsa guber poll

Oshiomhole’s N150.9b budget, palliatives deceitful says Edo PDP stalwart

Dangote assures on job creation, sponsors Kaduna Trade Fair

Ad, acn kick against Kwara’s N10b loan

Saturday, January 21, 2012

There is a planned Jihad on non-natives in Kano – Ohanaeze Ndigbo

Trailer crushes hawker in Lagos

Wenger fears Champions league disaster

Kwankwaso condoles with relations of blast victims

I’m an irresistible evil –Alariwo

Nigerian Idol reaches fever pitch

Nigerian oil: Your name is corruption - Utomi

Twin explosions rock Bayelsa

South-West, South-South leaders demand National Conference

Death toll in Kano bombing rises to 162

Ogun money not missing, says Daniel's counsel

'Occupy Lekki, LASU before Ojota'

Suicide bombers attack Kano Police Hqtrs

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Lagos NBA slams N100m suit on FG over deployment of troops

Quick resolution of ASUU strike under way

Task force, EFCC uncover N151b pension scam

Fulani herdsmen appeal to fg over extortion by monarchs, youths

Lagos protest: Police stop Nwabueze, Braithwaite, Kalu, others

FG to raise N239 billion 10-year bonds

Bayelsa guber: Sylva kicks as INEC restores Dickson’s name

Senate orders probe into Xmas Day bomber's escape

Osipitan: Daniel is being persecuted

Alison-Madueke: Nobody can force me to resign

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Lover boy stabbed girlfriend several times in presence of wife

N27.7b fraud: BankPHB ex-MD, others' trial continues tomorrow

Obasanjo, others responsible for rot in oil industry, says NUPENG chief

Hodgson: odemwingie not for sale

Amaechi swears-in Chief of Staff, others

Senate: Profs to retire at 70

PDP seeks Aregbesola's probe over protester's death

Japan settles Nigeria/U.S. LNG bribery case with N8.7b

House of Reps: NNPC, PPPRA stink of fraud

Boko Haram: Jonathan may remove Ringim

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Borno explains N100m payment to Boko Haram leader’s family, in-laws

Lagos PDP carpets Fashola over comments on deployment of troops

One dead in Lagos multiple auto crash

Cross River guber race: PDP panel screens out Abang, okays Imoke

Senegalese replaces Ezekwesili as World Bank VP

Jonathan's handling of subsidy crisis excites Gowon

Ondo 2013: ACN, PDP ’ll fail, says Mimiko

DIG: No Boko Haram in police

Nigeria's economy in slow start with N60b gain

Customs: NNPC diverted N46 billion in nine years

Monday, January 16, 2012

Boko Haram: Joint Muslim, Christian group formed in Bauchi

Ali defies illness

Apam: I can’t wait to return to Eagles

ASUU, civil society groups defy NLC in Kano, protest on Zaria Road

Balarabe Musa praises Jonathan's resolve to tackle corruption

Akpabio, Labour praise Jonathan

Protests: Federal Government deployed soldiers to stop failed politicians, says minister

PDP berates Fashola over comments on troops' deployment

Gains of subsidy removal, by Okonjo-Iweala

Labour: We called off strike in Nigeria’s interest

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Amaechi assures of quick resolution

Oyo NURTW disowns Tokyo, Auxiliary

Fuel subsidy: Anarchy looms as robbers launch offensive

Babangida: Jonathan must restructure the country

Jonathan orders probe of oil cabal

Provide adequate security, Akpabio urges state governments

Maradona hospitalised with kidney stones

Nigerians in UK back nationwide protests over subsidy removal

Incredible rescue of the two honeymooners trapped for two days inside stricken cruise ship as captain is arrested for manslaughter

FOI: Sanusi urged to release documents on alleged corruption in oil sector

Musa: Arsenal remain my dream team

Mimiko gives N20m loan to widows of fallen heroes

Immigration enlists help of Army, Police, others for border control

Subsidy removal: CNPP tasks Jonathan to make books on fuel importation public

Ignore threats of Jihad, Onaiyekan tells Christians in the North

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Fireworks at Govt, Labour meeting

Scholes strike helps United go top

Labour, civil society bicker in Ondo over subsidy protest

C’River governorship: Ndoma-Egba drums support for Imoke

Gunmen kidnap medical doctor in Edo

Lokoja victim of stray bullet buried

Amaechi leads prayer for Nigeria

Lawyer petitions IGP, accuses Fayemi’s aide of threat to life

I’ve not given up hope on Nigeria –Buhari

Fire disaster averted at National Assembly

Suspension of strike: Ilorin residents troop out

Labour, groups shelve strike till Monday

Friday, January 13, 2012

Fuel subsidy: Delta rolls out safety-nets

10 rising stars at the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations

EFCC denies arresting Adenuga, others over subsidy scam

IBB’s alive, hale, , says aide

Kaduna police asks residents to disregard Jihad rumour

Kogi labour calls for redeployment Akpoyibo over alleged Police killing

Oshiomhole’s planned rally, a waste of public funds –Edo PDP youth leader

How my mother married me off at age 18 —Charly Boy

Mob sets three suspected ritualists ablaze in Warri

OPS, youth group urge Labour to embrace dialogue

Keshi: Home-based Eagles still unripe

Let’s be patient with Jonathan, says Doherty

Protest: IG threatens to arrest those attacking pedestrians

Bayelsa guber race: INEC excludes PDP candidate from party’s list

NLC, TUC pull out of rallies in Ondo

PENGASSAN threatens to shut down oil wells Sunday

Katsina Reps weep as new colleagues take over seats

The time is now

Fasehun, Adams: OPC not planning to attack Hausa communities in Lagos

FG, Labour fail to reach truce, strike continues