The Nation Archive for October 2010

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Pipeline blasts: FG exonerates ex-militants

Mama Imoke for burial

Babalakin lauds varsity’s giant strides

Fuel tanker fire renders community homeless in Cross River

Guber aspirant calls for truce over labour unrest in Kogi

Retiree commits suicide over loss of income

Fashola calls for suspension of importation from origin of arms

Jonathan’s campaign fund hits 500m

Nwodo in trouble over waiver for Atiku

Not my father—Obasanjo

Friday, October 29, 2010

...NDP adopts IBB, as INEC disrupts convention

Multiple taxation injurious, says CITN

How kidnappers treated the 15 Abia kids in the forest

Extra-marital affairs: Blame Tiger Woods’ wife, says mistress in her kiss-and-tell book

I never sent any advisory list to PDP, others—EFCC chair

Fayemi dissolves Ekiti LGs

...Arewa mounts pressure on PDP, ACN, ANPP, other parties to field northern candidates

2011: IBB, Atiku plot fresh strategies to stop Jonathan

Awada residents protest to Obi

I cannot appoint all my supporters-Oshiomhole

Rivers 2011: Sekibo, Abel-Tariah jostle for ACN’s ticket

Gunmen attack Agip facility in Bayelsa

Court stops Enugu PDP Exco election

ACN mourns late Ekiti deputy speaker

Lull as Kwara council polls hold today

Suspicious package found on US-bound cargo plane

Prince Michael of Kent for FRSC lecture

Hard times await importers of arms and ammunition- Task Force

To live long, get a good occupation, eat good food and train the children...—Centenarian Emeritus Prof. Taiwo

Much ado about efcc’s ‘advisory list’

President for life

Kucova battles Rastogi in Final

Eagles’ job: Keshi, Siasia can work together —Ejide

List of members excites Ikpeme

FIFA lifts ban on Nigeria

Presidential aide denies governorship ambition

Mysterious fire guts Kano AIT/Raypower office

Alleged N69m fraud: Niger sacks road maintenance agency MD

Seun Kuti set to rock at the New Africa Shrine

I’ve never felt intimidated by my stature, I knowI'm big inside—Chidinma

The lyricist, his promises and reality

River State Govt. partners AFRIFF

Nollywood agog for Mike Ezuruonye’s white wedding

Growing children of destiny! (5)

‘Bartending Academy committed to economy’

UNWTO holds meeting in London

... as father of Globalcom’s executive goes home

Fayemi, deputy, ex-Odua GMD, others grace church service... as new Ekiti group berths

When Mr.President visited home-state

‘God will expose anyone involved in kidnapping in Abia’

Chidi Mokeme

As Nollywood romances with the cinemas

Who leaves Glo Naija Sings tonight?

I still cook my husband's food because I hate it when he asks, ‘Who cooked this soup?’

About Famuyibo and Femi Oye's friendship

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Zoning promotes mediocrity, says Bashorun

Race for Senate hots up in Taraba

Minister petitions Sambo over IG’s call to scrap NSCDC

Parties meeting end in deadlock

Senate, House get panel on harmonisation

IBB, Atiku, Saraki step up talks on concensus candidate

‘200,000 may become homeless in Port Harcourt’

You’re the best, Lamido tells Saraki

‘Seized arms heading for Middle East’

The story of my origin, by Obasanjo

‘Justice Salami is not my father’

Danjuma backs Ribadu

2011: How INEC can overcome security challenge, by experts

EU to visit post-amnesty camp

Nov 9 date for suit on constitution amendment

Funeral for Aregbesola’s chief of staff today

I’ve no reason to bribe PDP delegates for votes, says Jonathan

Reps, minister agree on anti-terrorism agency

Aondoakaa loses dad

Book for launch on Sunday

More indigenes back Gbemi Saraki

Bafarawa tackles EFCC chief over travelling document

Police recover rocket launchers from robbers

‘No plan to redeploy workers in Ekiti

Patients protest

Tears as Ekiti Deputy Speaker is buried

Federal doctors may join striking Lagos colleagues

Southwest pensioners shun HOS’ directive

Aspirant pledges good service

NDLEA arrests grandparents

Mark seeks global support for 2011 polls

Sambo denies lobbying legislators

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

CNPP calls for sack of AGF over comment on EFCC

Why I took 65-year old wife, by Kumuyi

Tinubu calls for electoral crimes commission

Gunmen kill Rivers commissioner’s mother

50,000 PHCN workers to go in January, says Presidency

National Assembly okays more time for INEC

How seized arms were imported from India

Atiku warns ‘faceless groups’

Saraki represents generational change, say youth groups

I’ll solve Nigeria’s security problems, says Gusau

Sambo denies lobbying legislators

Varsity dons reject plea bargaining

ANPP lawmakers meet Onu

ECOWAS’ N43.7m for flood victims

Nnamani, others re-arraigned over alleged N5.5b fraud

LP chair to Waziri: we won’t accept your list

Labour threatens strike over minimum wage

Women urged to participate in politics

Customs prosecutes six suspected smugglers

Alao-Akala seeks military help over NURTW crisis

Ayoola warns against harassment

‘Akala can’t manage Adedibu’s structure’

Afe Babalola knocks civil servants for Nigeria’s woes

Mimiko blames leadership crisis on bad upbringing

Ekiti mourns as Deputy Speaker dies at 39

Imo lawmakers, unions meet to end strike

Amaechi has delivered, says Mark

Imo uncovers 194 primary school ghost teachers

Bells varsity graduates 70

Kindergarten conference holds in Rivers

Stakeholders fault ‘hurried’ plans to dump 6-3-3-4 system

Four drown in Delta

PDP sues Oshiomhole over councils

Aspirant alleges threat to life

Chiefs arrested, detained over communal crisis

For how long?

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

from the cELL PHONE

Let the stones go round

Silverbird@30; UNPFA; New politics in old skins? Politicians: prevention is better

Ogun State, our bursary

Obosi’s architects of lawlessness

Importing waste bins

Senator Ladoja should not contest again

A break in Congo

Unilorin 49: Justice at last

Union power abuse

SSS intercepts arms and ammunition at Lagos port

Fed Govt releases N3.8b to combat flood in five states

Tinubu calls for partnership between Nigeria, China

We’re not out to stop any aspirant, says EFCC

Nigeria slides in TI Corruption Index

Seven dead in fresh Jos violence

Sambo lobbies Mark, Reps over Electoral Act

Another PDP free-for-all

Leadership according to E. K. Clark

Lagos Assembly calls for removal of LASU VC

Ladoja denies seeking Obasanjo’s favours

Four killed, one arrested in Ogun bank raid

Gaddafi urged to release 24 Nigerians on death row

Police advise INEC on credible polls

‘Fayose not desperate for Ekiti Central senatorial ticket’

Buhari to Nigerians: reject parties without internal democracy

‘I’m not bothered by Clark’s insults’

Monday, October 25, 2010

Jonathan is best candidate for 2011-Adekanmbi

‘Why soldiers are on guard in Abia’

Ibrahim to progressives: Wake up from slumber

‘Northern opposition against Jonathan will fail’

Aspirants battle for Kogi State House

Can there be strong opposition alliance in 2011?

Time to end the strike

Echoes of impunity

Oyo State, our bursary

Fayemi and free education

Troubling auguries of the end

Tragedy of wasteful generation

Now, the old West stirs...

Bitter truth

Statesmen and imperative of national security

Soyinka defends intellectuals at ADB Lecture

PDP Governors plot party chair Nwodo’s removal

Lagos ACN blasts Ekiti PDP over petition to NJC

Mimiko, Bakare, others insist on one man, one vote, credible polls

Lamido berates Northern presidency advocates

Fed Govt committed to free polls, says Adoke

Anti-graft agency is wrong, says ANPP

PDP yet to get list of alleged corrupt aspirants from EFCC

EFCC invites ex-Bauchi Governor Mua’zu over alleged N19.8b fraud

Massive shake up in Air Force

PDP, NWC raises three-man panel to meet with Jonathan

Parties shun Reps public hearing

Dokpesi: Saint or sinner?

Polls’ success depends on stakeholders, says RMG boss

Emenike: Abia yearns for change

Ibrahim: EFCC is witchhunting me

‘Fayemi has great task in Ekiti’

Osun PDP’s house in disarray

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Shell to sell four Nigerian oil fields for $4b

PDP is ridiculing judiciary, says ACN

2011: Fresh row over Jonathan’s ambition

Siemens scam: US to trace suspects’ foreign accounts

Jonathan drops ‘C -In-C’ title

CNPP hails INEC, BPP over bidding process

Fayemi’s victory is triumph of truth, says Southwest ACN

Varsity workers begin one week strike today

Tinubu rejects amended Electoral Act

Aero aircraft crash-lands in Lagos

South African neighbours shocked as Okah stands trial for bombing

My govt won’t discriminate, says Fayemi

Why 2011 must not fail, by clergy

Middle Belt groups back Jonathan

Support for NPLF

Reject Akala for ‘wasteful spending’

I haven’t endorsed IBB for President, says Kaduna governor

Saraki’s supporters take over Anambra

Gbemisola Saraki’s ambition gets boost

Yuguda denies backing IBB

Suspected Boko Haram members attack police station in Yobe

Oni’s ex-AG threatens to sue AIT

Kidnappers release Ondo commissioner’s mum

Pilgrims warned against drugs

Lagos shuts 1,000 shops at Idumota

Two charged with oil theft, pipeline vandalism

Falana urges Jonathan to prosecute REC Adebayo

ACN frowns at Daniel’s statement over Osun governorship dispute

Police foil clash between NULGE, thugs in Ebonyi

Hard road to consensus

The parable of age

Edo ACN Chairman suspends lawmaker

Chevron commits $50m to development in Niger Delta

Three held for stealing 33,000 litres of fuel

Rivers to probe Ogoni communal clashes, says Amaechi

Senate may decide on Ogun Assembly crisis this week

‘Vote credible people’

Bayelsa empowers youths with 100 vehicles

Toyota hit by fresh global recall

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Bomb blasts: Churches begin spiritual cleansing of Abuja

FG unveils 5-year plan to fight cancer

Jonathan says Amnesty has brought peace, urges kinsmen to unite

PDP has destroyed the South West, says youth group

Diya’s company denies human parts scandal allegations

Stop honouring corrupt leaders, says Bakare

North will produce consensus candidate, says IBB

Pastor Kumuyi remarries in UK

Siemens bribery scam: Ex-minister to face trial over fund raising and medical trip

Fresh crisis rocks PDP as governors drag Nwodo to INEC

Friday, October 22, 2010

How govt, Dokpesi exchanged letters over N3.04billion World Cup bill

2011: Ciroma takes battle against Jonathan to northern senators

Court sentences father of two to 12 months’ imprisonment over sale of fake spirit

Lagos seals over 1000 shops at Idumota

Opposition parties can’t unseat ACN in Lagos, says Fashola

Ogbuke files out for Dortmund clash

Nsofor in contest for Hammers strike force

Ancelotti charges Mikel to keep focus

Martins battles Odiah for top spot in Russia

Kunle wins GUS 7

Abuja bombings: S’Africa court denies Okah bid to view evidence

2011: ‘Why zoning issues are shrouded in secrecy’

Politics, justice and mandates

Ekiti, do you remember?

Crumbling mainstream edifice

Amos Adamu’s soup

U-Turn: Rooney signs 5-year deal with Man Utd

Akure agog as competition opens today

Football legend Pele turns 70

‘It’s a big challenge being an actress and a married woman’

Must it be a do or die affair?

Re: Excuse me sir, I don’t know what to do

Our breasts, our asset…

Sullivan's jaw-dropping party

Friends serenade Fani-Kayode 50

High society warms up for Oba Akinruntan

Who’ll save us from this shame?

I’m not surprised he has become governor —Mother

How Fayemi’s home-town celebrated his victory

Darey out with two singles

Julius Agwu’s album gets release date

Da Happy Guy out with Asampete

I’ve made up with P-Square though they gave me no credit in Do Me—Waje

CARNIRIV gathers momentum

Eti Keta to air on Hi Nolly Yoruba

Ini Edo and hubbyromance in public

We ask to be killed!

Avoiding organ damage:

Basics of pre-marriage medical investigations

Growing children of destiny! (4)

SA Tourism partners with Nigerian tour operators

2010 Akwaaba travel market kicks off today

Four Points by Sheraton opens in Lagos

A walk through the wild at Obudu

Another music story

Fond memories from Hitler’s country

Controversial REC marks 75th birthday in grand style … as Fayemi becomes governor

Anioma lacks effective representation — Okowa

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Toxic waste vessel MV Vera D still at Tin-Can Port

SSS takes Okah’s brother, his son, six others to court

EFCC gets terrorism threat

National Assembly set to vote on constitution review

INEC recruits 360,000 officials

US to back Nigeria’s fight against terrorism

Aspirant promises to change Abia

‘I live on borrowed times...Nigerians should please help me now’

Govt set to dump 6-3-3-4 education system next year

Oritsejafor, Sultan now permanent members of pilgrimage delegation

Court rules on Fawehinmi’s firm January 24

Falana: Nigeria risks sanction over non-conclusion of amendments to Constitution

NNPC, Lagos sign $25b Greenfield refinery, industrial park

Saraki denies stepping down from presidential race

Bauchi PDP supporters defect to CPC

48 parties unite against PDP

Fed Govt honours NSPM chief, 25 others

Jega restates INEC’s commitment to credible polls

Jonathan to Ciroma: stop playing divisive politics

Five arrested for kidnapping expatriate

23 injured in Rivers cults’ clash

Six injured as Edo launches FIFA pitch

Party urges speedy registration

‘Fayemi’s victory, triumph of truth’

Tension over abducted commissioner’s mum

Osun ACN uncovers Oyinlola’s N.7b loan

Obasanjo, others hail Afe Babalola’s achievements in education

Appeal Court shifts final addresses in Aregbesola’s appeal to Nov 1

Only competent people will work with me, says Fayemi

Crescent Varsity graduates 111

Afe Babalola Varsity admits 481 students

AAUA VC warns against varsity closures

Provost seeks attitudinal change

Institute drafts science laboratory policy

Jigawa, Kaduna understudy Kwara SSIT

UNICAL alumni lay foundation for N500m centre

Six corps members get automatic employment

Lagos students protest as strike hits three weeks

ASUU strike disrupts second semester exams

Fellowship marks anniversary

Students plead over levy

Community praises corps members

A new lecture style in UNIZIK

When students and policemen called a truce

‘Unionism is foundation for politics outside campus’

‘Life gives you what you put into it’

A look at Jonathan’s education outline

Students set agenda for Fayemi

Violence mars Osun PDP primaries

The World Bank’s palm oil mistake

 Goodluck in Anambra

Redeeming our lost hopes in nation-building

The purpose of government

Critical questions on Ekiti

Disrespect for traditional rulership

I foresee change

France, the unions and fiscal reality

The Chilean spirit

‘Nigeria has highest number of students in US schools’

Uba:Southeast PDP warns Metuh

Mark opens services on Glo 1 today

Osun ACN begins members’ registration

Yobe PDP members embrace Saraki

Court to hear Dokpesi’s suit Nov 11

No new revenue profile for Bayelsa, says Presidency

Gas explosion kills mum, daughter

Community celebrates on Saturday

‘You‘re people’s servants’

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

85% of loanable resources given to SMEs—BOI

WAPCO invests N100b in cement production

NBC reintroduces cappy fruit juice

Nigeria, Netherlands to boost agric, commerce

NACCIMA pins hope of better export on N2b trade centre

SONCAP forgery suspects arraigned

Nigeria may earn $150m in sesame seeds export

Udo Erasmus: FATS that HEAL, FATS that KILL (2)

Malaria: activist advocates artemisia anunua

How sitting, standing affect the body

Constitution amendment: Automatic ticket splits Reps

Fed Govt partners foreign firm on safe water supply

Anger over plan to lease Lagos Airport Hotel, Premier

Abuja Enterprise Agency boosts entrepreneurship in FCT

Egyptian firm to invest N18bn in power generation

Fed Govt introduces first ‘social security’ initiative

Okah’s trial opens today as court rejects bail bid

Senate rejects Jonathan’s plan on party delegates

Zoning should be dumped, says Mbadinuju

‘Why Ogun PDP must unite’

Bagudu: Education crucial to political stability

Will Amosun be handed keys to the Gateway?

Group hails CBN, EFCC for prosecuting Ibru

EFCC prepares fresh charges against el-Rufai

Achebe to Nigerians: wake up

Okah’s brother Charles meets other suspects in SSS custody

Anxiety over fresh PDP congresses

Governor appoints SSG, CoS, media chief

‘Oni’s imposition was God’s punishment’

Fayemi urged to probe Oni administation

Sowing and reaping in Enugu

Ekiti: After winter

Work begins on Lagos Ibadan Expressway this month

Ciroma panel begins consultations today

Why Jonathan must contest in 2011, by Tafida

Jonathan’s wife inaugurates aviation equipment

Ogun/Lagos flood national disaster, says President

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Ex-Police IG to Nigerians: defend your electoral rights

Senate committee okays election petition up to Supreme Court

EFCC to try three ex-ministers over 17.5m euro Siemens bribe

Ondo commissioner’s mum, girl, abducted

New PDP congresses in Oyo, seven states

How Abuja bombing was planned, executed, by SSS

Aregbesola: Appeal Court fixes Nov 3 for addresses

Fayemi to PDP: accept defeat in good faith

Alams loves Jonathan

Credible Election 2011: Eight reasons not to believe the President’s promise

Sani Aminu joins PDP presidential race

I am in the race to provide leadership, says Gusau

Reject Babangida, group tells Nigerians

Slain journalists widows’ get houses from Lagos govt

Constitutional crisis looms over concessioning of oil wells to Bayelsa

Uproar in House over $4.437b loan

How to prevent blindness

Club donates to hospital

Expert cautions on wrong diagnosis

Integrated care as solution to mental illness

Ensuring food safety and environmental hygiene

Nigeria on track to achieving MDGs, says WHO

Experts brainstorm to promote health care

300 to benefit from free screening for heart diseases

Kidney transplant in India

Test that predicts prostate cancer

Monday, October 18, 2010

Ogun G15 lawmakers plan to sit today

EFCC files charges against Siemens bribe suspects

SSS arrests suspected Abuja Oct 1 bomber

Alamieyeseigha invokes gods’ wrath on anti-Jonathan Ijaw voters

Bane of education development, by JAMB registrar

Panel to probe NACA boss for alleged fraud

NEMA to review National Disaster Response Plan

1000 flood victims in displaced persons’ camp

Day PDP chieftains defected to ACN in Iwo

NBA canvasses nine-month span for election petitions

Dele Giwa: Just before the silver jubilee

Fayemi: I’ll probe state, local govt projects

I’m a respected Niger Delta leader, says Okah

Some lessons from India

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Ibori to face trial in UK, says court

Bishop: 2011 elections will be rig-and-regret

Argungu: A fishing community sacked by flood

Ciroma, others lobby lawmakers to reject caucus option

Uti wins BBA All Stars $200,000 cash prize

Atiku, Jonathan trade words on economy

Yewa must produce Ogun governor, says Olurin

Atiku, IBB, Gusau, Saraki pledge commitment to consensus candidate

‘2011 polls may fail if…’

ANPP accuses PDP of dividing Nigeria

Obasanjo on zoning: when you’re there, you’re in charge

Dangote Cement lists 100m shares at N135

Sultan, Fashola urge pilgrims to pray for Nigeria

Agitation for zoning legitimate, says IBB

Turning point or false dawn?

Out of the shadows

Catholic Church endorses Oshiomhole

Two robbers killed in Rivers

ASUU, governors’ meeting suffers setback

NDLEA arrests 21 drug suspects in two weeks

‘Tinubu’s visit to Assembly aided Supplementary Budget passage’

Ladoja calls for Obasanjo’s removal as PDP BOT chair

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Should president Jonathan resign over Abuja blast

The battle for South West?

I‘ll repair damage done by Oni —Fayemi

Okah’s battle with Jonathan: The untold story

‘Ayoka Adebayo should be punished for role in Ekiti’

Rivers ACN, Odua group say Fayemi’s victory good for the people

I didn’t collapse in court —Oni’s AG

Progressives honour Fayemi at inauguration

N747b fraud: Six more ex-bank chiefs opt for plea bargain

CLEEN Foundation hosts Police Week

New Executive Secretary at NBTE

10 bag first class honours at Crescent University second convocation

Nigerians in Diaspora can fast track nation’s development

Sultan flags off 2010 Hajj today

ACN chieftain advocates confederal system

Blame Nigerians, if ‘Right of First Refusal’ clause succeeds, Group

NMA demands justice for slain colleague

Whereabouts of abducted 76- year-old granny unknown

Fayemi: Justice at last (1)

Almeria banks on Kalu Uche’s magic

Friday, October 15, 2010

Local stars better than foreign-based —Chukwu

Abuja blast: We have CCTV recordings, say police

Etuhu urges teammates to be wary of Blackpool

Ogbuke back again for Hoffenheim

Nsofor in relegation battle with Wolves

Odemwingie in doubt for Old Trafford clash

Consensus: Ciroma panel designs power sharing formula for IBB, others

Fayemi... victory at last

It’s victory for democracy, rule of law – ACN

MEND warns of another bomb attack in Abuja

Albrighton excited at Ashley Cole’s test

PDP primaries: Team up against Jonathan, Niger Governor advises IBB, Saraki

Cesc Fabregas wants winning Arsenal mentality

Klose’s injury another setback for Bayern

Broadfoot take centre stage in Valencia crunch

Gomes tips Spurs for greatness

Akande, Tinubu, Fashola, others hail verdict

Ibra a doubt, as Inter struggles with injuries

Madrid, Milan vie for top billing

Oni defiant in defeat, says he did not rig himself into office

Okah takes the stand at bail hearing

The men of conscience

Three Ondo Poly workers buried

Atiku supports northern consensus process

Jonathan vows to chase away fake drug barons, kidnappers

Kidnapping: Soldiers arrest reverend father

Aregbesola, Lagos lawmakers salute judiciary

Mimiko to Fayemi: your victory is new dawn for Nigeria

NEWS: Fayemi is Ekiti governor

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Roads leading to Eagle Square closed

Tight security in Ekiti for Oni, Fayemi verdict today

North’s consensus candidate to emerge this month

Bombs: Police find arms invoice at Okah’s home

British High Commission supports NCF

Security strengthened as First Lady returns from Malaysia

Reps demand emergency in Ogun

N2.3b fraud: Ogbulafor has case to answer, says court

EFCC re-arraigns Ugbane, Elumelu over alleged N5.2b fraud

Lagos Assembly approves N22b supplementary budget

ACN raises alarm over PDP lawmakers’ plan to insert ‘Right of First Refusal’ clause in Electoral Act

N2.4b Keke NAPEP row: AGF, EFCC take over case with contractor

Court hears how ‘sham’ groom didn’t know his Nigerian bride’s name

Ogun elders to Daniel: you can’t impose candidate on us

Reps to probe withdrawals from Excess Crude Account

Court rules on Sokoto governorship poll Nov 26

Abdumutallab represents self in court

NNPC,EEPNL donate equipment to UNICAL

Akpabio denies exchanging blows with Attah

Best corps member given job in Rivers

Fears over Shell’s plan to disband boards

Court strikes out impeached Ondo Speaker’s suit

Tinubu: Olubadan, symbol of integrity

Oputa wins last gold for Nigeria

COMMOWEALTH GAMES FALLOUT:Sports minister blasts boxing officials

Team Nigeria arrives today from India

Changing face of the political bribe

Oke-Ogun and tradition

Police arrest nine over Onitsha market clash

We spent a lot on security, says Orji

Anambra council polls put off indefinitely

‘I did not collect N600m security vote’

How NURTW chiefs died, by FRSC

NEWS: Four Nigerians arrested in Ghana for kidnap

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Senate divided over governorship petitions

Obasanjo’s aide on trial over Halliburton bribe

NURTW chiefs dead in crash

2011: Caucus option stirs push for automatic tickets

Jonathan decries frequent removal of Speakers

Celebration as Chilean miners are pulled to freedom

Tenure: Court to hear Idris’, Wamako’s, others’ suits Nov 3

Falana to ANPP: let’s team up and send PDP away

EU, institute to assist INEC on credible polls

Why corruption will keep rising, by ICPC boss

NIPOST decry low patronage despite relevant innovations

Fed Govt okays new Labour dept

Essential fatty acids for good health

Udo Erasmus: FATS that HEAL, FATS that KILL (1)

Herbal remedy for HIV/ AIDS

Lawmakers urge Fashola to produce LASU panel report

Ekiti: We are not losing sleep over Fayose

River basin alerts Lagos residents to more floods

Jonathan seeks Reps’ approval for $4.43bn loan

Nwodo invites PDP presidential campaign chiefs

Indian athlete fails drug test at Delhi Games

Obasanjo’s aide arraigned in Halliburton scandal

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

2011: Presidency’s caucus option causes tension

EFCC lawyers’ absence stalls Fayose’s case

Oyo drivers’ crisis: Couple killed by suspected gunmen

Alleged N23b debt: Presidency, Dokpesi row deepens

Group urges prosecution of killers of Boko Haram’s leader

Abuja explosions: Atiku calls for probe by international experts

Mark, Oshiomhole, Saraki, Mimiko mourn education icon

Sambo, Soyinka hold secret talks

Atiku, Saraki, Akeredolu fault proposed amendment

Dignitaries see off Fafunwa

Senate warns Jega over polls

Senator empowers 700 women

Jega advises Nigerians on violence

Police hunt suspected sect members in Borno

Olawepo to Nigerians: defend your votes

Reps urge Fed Govt to raise panel on Abuja explosion

Crisis rocks PDP congresses in Anambra

No Vacancy in Ebonyi Govt House, says Elechi

What about the economy?

Between the president and the opposition

Akala’s aide resigns over governor’s battle with monarchs, others

Monday, October 11, 2010

Group charges Mimiko on credible polls

What is Pedro up to in 2011?

African elections roundup 2010

Battle for the soul of Kano

2011: PDP is dividing Nigeria, says Ribadu

Okonjo-Iweala warns against more loans

Why I cleared MEND of Abuja bombs, by Jonathan

Fashola, ASUU, others salute ‘great man’ Fafunwa

US, British labour specialists win Nobel Prize in Economics

Abia indigenes in US to kidnappers: enough

It ‘ll be unpatriotic of me not to run, says IBB

Police stop blind protesters in Akwa Ibom

92 suspected cultists arrested in Delta

Amnesty urges probe into waterfront shooting in Rivers

Akiolu urges doctors to return to work

UK banks indicted over Dariye’s, Alamieyeseigha’s cash

Fashola blames Fed Govt for Lagos flood

Alleged N19.8b fraud: We’ve not cleared Mu’azu, says EFCC

Ooni endorses Saraki for president

Why Presidency opted for party caucus primaries

Commonwealth Games: Nigerian gold medalist fails drugs test

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Nigeria loses N140b health grant to incompetence

Why Lagos-Ibadan Expressway remains neglected, by Minister

Police stop IBB’s rally

Presidency’s plans raise fears over 2011 elections

Ribadu blames bad leadership for Nigeria’s underdevelopment

‘I‘ll devote my resources to humanitarian work’

ACN to PDP over Abuja bombings: you’re a failure

Lawmakers have betrayed us, says NLNG boss

PDP governors shun opening of Jonathan’s campaign office

NBA faults suspension of Aondoakaa’s SAN

North, PDP and search for consensus candidate

NEMA the rescue of Lagos flood victims

NDLEA arrests 159 drug suspects in Lagos

Tension as Ekiti chiefs boycott palace over appointment of regent

Saraki okays CCTV for Federal Capital Territory

Amaechi, Saraki condole with Imoke over mum’s death

Governorship election petitioner urges Supreme Court to be fair

Shekarau seeks help for flood victims

ACN to PDP : Don’t blackmail Lagos councils

Wamakko advises INEC on sabotage by politicians

Lagos Assembly/Executive face-off deepens

Olanusi: PDP cannot reclaim Ondo State

15 gunmen abduct woman in Abia

Senator pleads for calm over Anambra PDP exco

Govt to assist UNN on alternative energy source

Southeast moves to end lecturers’ strike

Henry Okah, Al Jazeera and bomb blast, whodunit?

Blast and counterblast

Saturday, October 09, 2010

US-based Nigerian military historian solves 1966 coup puzzle

Abuja explosions: Dokpesi opens up

Anambra PDP flouts court order

Abuja blasts: Aspirants heat up the polity

LAUTECH workers begin indefinite strike

Why Amaechi reinstated Magnus Abe as SSG

FG performance on MDG woeful, say CSOs

Lar, Tukur, Gana, others blast Ciroma over call for Jonathan’s resignation

N14 billion embezzled in Taraba, says probe panel

NIPR to prosecute non-registered practitioners

Boko Haram kill Islamic cleric in Bornu

 Soldiers kill fleeing kidnappers in Abia

Back to the small things of life

Cheap, deadly, make in Awka: Just point and kill

Polygamy? We don’t marry more than one wife in my family —Adewale Ayuba

‘We’ll demolish Waterfronts

Night life in Mushin, Lagos community

Terrorism and politics

Why I’ve spent 21 years in the university—Students' Union leader Tony Fash

Re: Major stimulants for men: a lady’s body or mind?

Are divorce rates higher than marriages?

Friday, October 08, 2010

“Brutal” tackles must stop, says senior FIFA executive

Ameobi aims for more goals

Essien, Black Stars’ doctor at war

Government must meet with stakeholders —Adegboye Onigbinde

Adamu to the rescue again

Edo South wins S.O Otubu Under-17 championship

Eagles happy over FIFA’s change of heart

FIFA lifts temporary ban on Nigeria

FG soon to take decision on Jos crisis — Jonathan

I thank God, says police officer whose leg was shattered by bomb blast

Cecilia Ibru jailed 18 months ... forfeits N190bn

Steer clear of PPA executive matters, Orji Kalu warned

Utomi tasks FG over Abuja blasts

Fresh crisis brews in MEND

Four suspects arraigned ...remanded in custody

Ciroma can’t speak for the North — Daboh

Murder of ANPP deputy national chair: A thousand bullets can’t silence us — Onu

Senate Committee screens Belgore, others for AMCON Board

Nigeria’s Debt rises by 21 % to $25.8bn

The blasts have reinforced my belief that there're still good people in Nigeria

The kidnappers asked for N20m ransom, but we could offer only N100,000—Parents of the 15 kidnapped Abia kids

Omu canvasses support for Jonathan

NESTOIL completes $1.1bn Shell pipeline project

Fashola, Ribadu to speak at book launch

CPC aspirant vows to resist imposition of candidates

N4.2b cocaine import: Court denies accused persons bail

2011: Women protest moves to deny Adeyemi second term ticket

Best Western Hotel opens in Ikeja

Kenya Airways assures stockholders over delay of Dreamliner delivery

Nature’s allure in Agbokim community

‘Just point and kill’

Golden Jubilee: VICM organises global summit

Institute rewards integrity, enterprise

As son of Lagos lawmaker Bayo Osinowo finds love

‘I married ealier than planned as a “coup” against my siblings’

God bless FIFA

Learning from history

UPDATE: Bomb suspects remanded in prison

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Doubts over Henry Okah

Senate won’t stop work on Constitution

Abuja bombs: I’m empty, says dad who lost two kids

Aondoakaa loses SAN

ANPP deputy national chair shot dead

Amaechi’s tenure expires May next year, says court

Abuja bombs: AU Council seeks punishment of culprits

Make October 1 handover date, Akinyemi tells lawmakers

Assassination attempt: Akunyili tackles judiciary over delayed justice

Peruvian-Spanish author wins Nobel Prize in Literature

Prayers in Ekiti as Appeal Court is set to deliver verdict

Lawyer files suit against REC Adebayo

Oyo ACN accuses Jonathan of aiding Akala’s ‘wasteful’ spendings

Kalu can’t fly PPA presidential flag, says chieftain

IBB begins Southwest campaign

I’m in race to serve my country, says Saraki

LAWMA to generate electricity from waste

‘Give youths political leadership’

Alao-Akala to North: Jonathan won’t resign

CNPP faults ban on Abuja rallies

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Court jails woman seven years for human trafficking

Tafida asks Ciroma to retract statement

Ado-Odo: When peace takes flight

Police ban rallies in Abuja

Jonathan fights back as Abuja bomb row grows

Who killed Abuja 12?

Abuja bombs: A post-mortem

U.S., Japanese scientists win Nobel prize in Chemistry

Fayose: LP urges Jonathan to call EFCC to order

We’ve passed era of bombing, says Nwodo

Bomb experts on red alert in Jos as Jonathan visits

Ogbemudia shocked at police action, says aide

Oshiomhole advocates civil disobedience for electoral fraud

Police rescue four abducted corps members

Akala’s faction to sanction members for attending Ladoja’s rally

Protest in Owo over poly workers’ death

Group warns against plot to ‘arrest’ Ekiti poll verdict

ASUU to begin solidarity strike Oct 11

Fed Govt to probe Nigeria @50 spending

Court stops amendment of Constitution

Why I want to be president, by Kalu

FBI hunts young Nigerian for stealing $44m

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

ANPP: The drama that heralded Onu’s chairmanship

Senatorial aspirant urges review of NHIS

Our lawmakers aren’t over-pampered, says Arise

PDP nomination: Colour and intrigues at Wadata House

Okah: Jonathan’s man told me to blame Northerners

Police chief Ringim to DIGs: We can’t afford to fail

They ’re men of yesteryears, says Jonathan’s campaign team

Babangida, Atiku, Gusau, Saraki demand probe of Okah’s allegation

Ciroma, 14 Northern Forum leaders ask Jonathan to resign

Russian scientists win Nobel Prize in physics

Presidency asks Okah to name associate

Anti-graft agency seals off ex-governor’s country home

Ex-militant leaders dissociate MEND from Abuja bombings

Court restrains EFCC from seizing Fayose’s property

Dokpesi quizzed again

Jigawa PDP chief, 14 others arraigned for alleged attack on CPC member

Minister unhappy with Rivers Oil and Gas Free Zone

Nigeria? All shall be well

Monday, October 04, 2010

Azazi is National Security Adviser

‘Three Arms Zone was to be bombed’

IBB demands Dokpesi’s release

Alao-Akala must go, say Ladoja, Balogun, others

Bombs: SSS arrests IBB Campaign chief Dokpesi

PDP denies plan to ‘steal’ Ekiti’s appeal verdict

Appeal Court to adopt Aregbesola’s, Oyinlola’s briefs

Atiku known for peace, says campaign organisation

Lagos lawmakers condemn bomb blast

el-Rufai blasts Babangida, Buhari

Nafada: contract for Direct Data machine may be ready in three weeks

6-3-3-4 system has failed, says Jonathan

50 persons arrested over Obaship crisis in Ogun community

‘We were picking dead bodies when another bomb hit me’

Alaibe: Govt embraced Okah

BREAKING NEWS: DAAR Communications Dokpesi arrested

Sunday, October 03, 2010

Tompolo, Boyloaf, Tom Ateke, others for Abuja

Police arrest bomb suspect

Jonathan, Babangida clash over Abuja bomb blast

Gunmen kidnap two foreign sailors, three others

17.5m euro bribery scam: AGF okays trial of two ex-ministers, eight others

Jonathan convenes emergency Summit on Education

2011: Why I want to lead Nigeria, by Saraki

The president I’ll vote for, by Obasanjo

President: we’re committed to change

PHCN strikes as Jonathan speaks

ACN accuses PDP of plans to ‘arrest’ Ekiti governorship verdict

Oil spill in Warri Southwest council

Sixth batch of ex-militants begins training

Delta police kill robbery suspect

Abuja and the usual suspects

Wanted: a third force

Tokyo vows to resist Alao-Akala’s plan to auction NURTW office

Oyo PDP crisis: Faction holds pre-congress meeting today

Why I’m running against Oni, by ex-commissioner

PENGASSAN raises alarm over adulterated diesel

Southeast lecturers vow to continue strike

Saturday, October 02, 2010

Babangida’s time has passed, says PDP National Vice-Chairman

How to save Nigeria from collapse -Festus Iyayi

Edgy investors stake N11.9 b on equities

What do you think of Nigerian Independence @ 50?

Adeboye launches anti-kidnapping crusade

We know those behind Abuja blasts, says Jonathan

The heat is on

Nigeria, we hail thee

Ex-Justice Minister eyes Kogi state

Bishop predicts doom for election riggers

2011: aspirant pledges to transform Bayelsa as lawmaker alleges death threat

Former Delta’s SSG joins guber race

Babangida’s time has passed, says PDP National Vice Chairman

2011: Why Ekwueme, other Igbo leaders opted for Northern candidate

Henry Orkar re-arrested in South Africa

Security beefed up, Aso Rock gate shut to traffic

Friday, October 01, 2010

Mikel in right frame for Arsenal

Odemwingie gets Bolton test

Nsofor eyes upset against Etuhu

Eight dead, 18 injured, says minister

Survivors relive experience

NUJ condemns act

...Obi weeps

Henry Okah picked up, South African house raided

Ex-militant leader Tompolo condemns blasts

Soldiers rescue kidnapped school kids

Military rule, civil war major setbacks for us - Jonathan

... confusion over MEND’s strange statement as security agencies begin manhunt for perpetrators

Explosions rock Abuja

Saving children from kidnappers’ clutches

Bio, just go!

Nigeria is God’s battle axe - Olukoya

Shekarau laments backwardness

Elechi reaffirms opposition to violence

Mimiko: our best is yet to come

Corruption has enveloped Nigeria, says Anglican Primate Okoh

Let’s be forward looking, Fashola urges Nigerians

US felicitates with Nigeria

Ekiti celebrates independence in darkness

Why my dad almost stopped me from marrying Aregbesola

Waterfronts: Pain in Amaechi's neck

Ogun monarch, Reps panel chair bicker over constituency projects

The global battle for succession

Our hollow celebrations

Let’s tell ourselves the truth: we’ve failed - Anambra governor Peter Obi

‘Why I didn’t throw a party’

‘It’s painful to be Nigeria’s birthday mate’

I’m worried, but I see rays of hope—Adegbamigbe

I feel great sharing same day with Africa’s biggest country, but…

Five feared dead after bomb blast in Abuja

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Emir of Lafia’s daughter found

Halliburton: Govt withdraws charges against Julius Berger

Credible polls will oust PDP, says Okotie

Cleric to Nigerians: don’t vote IBB, Buhari, Atiku

Mark, Bankole, Atiku, Ribadu call for sober reflection

Embassy in Cotonou marks anniversary

It’s time to take the country to next level, says Tinubu

Pope, governors, others urge Nigerians to work for unity

2011: Northern Senators to back consensus candidate

Nigerian wins UN award

PDP’s zoning can’t supercede Constitution, says Akanbi

INEC yet to sign contract for voter registration machines

Security agents close in on kidnappers of 15 kids