Nigerian Compass Archive for March 2012

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

SSS parades alleged killers of expatriate hostages

FG okays dredging of River Benue

RMAFC: 36 states risk bankruptcy

Obiefule targets top awards

Senate to pass N4.648t 2012 Budget today

S’South govs want more powers for states, councils

FG, IDB to seal $98 million deal

EFCC probe: OPIC has nothing to hide, says MD

Road crashes, kerosene explosions kill 24 in Edo, Delta, Kwara

Newly-promoted DIG, others die in air crash

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Oshiomhole compels civil servants to back his second term, PDP alleges

FAAN rectifies MMIA power outage, rebuffs media report

Police commence test-run of operational uniform

Brazil return to Abuja for Eagles Sept

Reps back IGP on removal of roadblocks

Ekiti governorship: Oni takes Fayemi to Supreme Court

Royal rumble in Akure

Move by Senate to gag trade unions meets brick wall

Gaddafi gave Sarkozy N10.5b for 2007 French election

Ibrus at war over Federal Palace Hotel’s N2b debt

Monday, March 12, 2012

Fuel subsidy protest:FG’s failure to file response stalls SNG’s suit

Anxiety in Ibadan over fresh NURTW clash ahead Jonathan's visit

Rufai evokes Eagles’ golden era at Heineken Champions Planet

Ameobi surprised at senior player’s status

Reps flay ACN's opposition to naming of district after Jonathan

U.S., Russia clash over Syria at UN

Judge sues Osun commissioner over unpaid rent

Boko Haram: 10 killed in Kano, Adamawa, Plateau

Ogun PDP chieftains rise against Obasanjo

Bamanga Tukur: PDP chair for 'daddies', not children

NNPC, Oando, Mobil, others get N717b contract

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Kwara lawmakers halt work at Senator's hotel

The man who has given birth three times: With their broad smiles, the Beaties look like any normal, happy family. Nothing could be further from the truth...

BBC makes first broadcast from new centre – in Burmese

FG injects N604.27b into Pension Scheme

Osun PDP attacks Aregbesola over imposition of councils' Executive Secretaries

Senators take delivery of N1.22b Toyota SUVs

Access Bank, SAN bicker over N2.2b legal fees

U.S. soldier opens fire on Afghans, kills 15

Autopsy: Italian hostage shot four times at close range

Scores killed as twin explosions rock Jos

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Ojukwu's burial rites end today

PDP may zone Deputy National chair to women

Imoke restates commitment to wealth creation

South Africa/Papering the cracks in diplomacy

Muslims will be majority in Nigeria by 2030 –Report

‘I don’t need a Nigerian award to be proud of who I am’

‘They pushed the captives into the toilet and shot them’

IBB, Atiku, strategise on power, security

Eboe-Osuji takes oath as Nigeria’s first ICC judge

Bishop Obembe’s oil bloc deal turns messy

Friday, March 09, 2012

Gunmen kill former SARS Commander in Adamawa

PDP Convention: I’ve not stepped down —Babayo

Lamorde, Ringim, Afolabi named in N240m pension scam

Saraki: PDP convention not for do-or-die politicians

UK deports 120 Nigerians in cargo aircraft

I was slapped for playing wicked role in Super Story

Help! South Africa is killing Nollywood -- Emeka Ike

Leaders honour Awo, demand accountablility

After threthening to embarrass family with crowd... woman comits suicide

Italian President queries UK Premier over Boko Haram murder

Thursday, March 08, 2012

Akala’s aides accuse Ajimobi of misappropriating N8.7b flood relief funds

Libya faces being torn apart as the oil-rich east goes it alone

Northern governors vow to tackle Boko Haram

Bin Laden was not buried at sea, but flown to the U.S. for cremation at secret location, claims intelligence boss in leaked email

Senate issues arrest warrant on Pension Reform Chairman

Why Salami must go, by Oyinlola

Edo ACN members reject Oshiomhole, defect to PDP

Italian, British hostages killed in raid

At last, South Africa apologises to Nigeria

Presidency warns ACN over attack on Jonathan

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

FG arraigns Chinese for unlawful export of ivory

Subsidy probe: Absentee companies have case to answer – Rep

Boko Haram: Sanusi to appear before Reps over CBN's N200m gift

ACN: The joke is on you, Mr. President

Senate seeks to increase number of Fed High Court Judges from 70 to 100

NASS seeks 72 slots in PDP NEC

Crisis hits Ondo ACN as Akeredolu, Agunloye, Boroffice fight over ticket

Customs Comptroller killed

Who is this uncouth governor?

Yoruba Integration/attack on Mimiko: Knocks for Aregbesola

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

No Yellow Fever epidemic in Nigeria – Health Minister

Lagos Assembly condemns deportation of Nigerians from S’Africa

ACN loses bid to unseat Ahmed

Ajimobi's YES-O workers protest non-payment of allowances

Balotelli puts on big boy pants

Oshiomhole's tax regime killing Edo, says PDP

Ex-Ogun commissioner raises alarm over Amosun's plot to detain him

Boko Haram: Israeli MOSSAD to the rescue

Aregbesola's attack on Mimiko disrupts Yoruba meeting

Fuel scarcity imminent as marketers shun import

Monday, March 05, 2012

Dangote assures shareholders of bumper ROI

Lecturer commits suicide in Delta

Mimiko will be re-elected, says Ajulo

Plea bargain is dubious, smuggled into our system – CJN

Fuel sells for N100 per litre in Oyo

U.S. group hails Oni, Oyinlola over suit against MTN

Three Boko Haram members, two cops killed in Borno, Kano

Obasanjo, a foremost patriot, says Daniel

FG laments subsidy revenue drop from N487b to N180b

Plot against Jonathan will fail, says Akpabio

Sunday, March 04, 2012

How did she get away? 7/7 suicide bomber's British convert widow on the run after Al Qaeda plot to blow up Mombassa

FMBN to start Police Social Housing scheme

Between Anenih and Oshiomhole: The character question

Chelsea sack manager Villas-Boas

Okada rider shot dead in Kano

NPA lost N16b annually to subsidy, says MD

206 killed in Congo explosions

Nigerian jailed 30 years in London over N1b cocaine seizure

Fayemi won't return to Govt House, say Olubolade, Fayose, Oni, others

Budget Office to spend N215m on food in 2012

Saturday, March 03, 2012

IMF can’t control Nigeria’s economy —Shamsuddeen

Cleric carpets Obasanjo over attacks on Aluko

YAKASAI TO NATIONAL ASSEMBLY MEMBERS: Oppose agitation for national conference

Ogun NDLEA nabs suspect with 47 bags of weeds

My greatest strength is my versatility -Wunmi Obe

Does discovery of coffin lid prove the resting place of Jesus is under Jerusalem tower block?

Tornadoes wipe out whole towns in US

‘Muslims, Christians should learn tolerance from African religion -Wande Abimbola

Adeboye gives Nigeria’s troublers ‘red card’

How North corners Nigeria’s oil wealth

Friday, March 02, 2012

Panic grips Amosun over ACN chieftains’ stance on TASUED

Fayemi has failed Ekiti people —Olubolade

Baba Suwe: Court orders NDLEA to deposit judgment sum into interest yielding account

‘Buried in accordance with moslem rites’ (By a Christian)

I did my best to make my marrige work - Princess Dupe

I've always had music -- Dr. Sid

Uduaghan, Okorocha floors Ohakim, Ogboru

Daniel triumphs, Afenifere applauds

Ojukwu gets HERO's burial

Thursday, March 01, 2012

Lawyers quarrel in court over legal representation of armed robbers

Jonathan vows to stop polio before 2015

Reps raise alarm over fake number plates

3,662 Nigerians displaced by ‘Arab Spring’

Four policemen killed in Bayelsa

Nigeria needs N16t for power, says Nnaji

Ekiti votes N3.9 billion for Governor’s Office, Civic Centre

H.I.D. to Amosun: Don’t scrap TASUED

EFCC arraigns Lagos Speaker for money laundering

Gowon: Ojukwu declared Biafra over injustice to Igbo

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Six arraigned in Delta for killing six policemen

FG okays N9.4 billion for Old Warri Port rehabilitation

Ojukwu: Biafran veterans relive war memories

Armageddon 2040: Nasa identifies new asteroid threat which 'could hit Earth' in 30 years' time - and UN teams are working out how to divert it

Pirates attack ship in Lagos, kidnap captain, engineer

Robbers invade Babcock varsity, attack banks

Controversy as NASS stops sale of new number plates, driver's licence

Amosun is assaulting Rule of Law, says Daniel

Edo PDP: No hiding place for Oshiomhole

Ibori: I didn’t plead guilty to corruption